Monday, February 18, 2013
Reconstruction work on Seaside Heights' new boardwalk begins with some pile driving.
Construction of Seaside Heights' new boardwalk is underway. Crews are currently installing 25-foot long wooden pilings to help support the new boards. In all, more than 1,500 pilings are expected to be installed. The actually process of installing pilings is relatively simple - following the planning, measuring and surveying, that is. A large drill bores deep into the beach while a second heavy machine lowers the pilings into place while its pile driver attachment hammers it into the ground. About 64 pilings are expected to be installed each day. Seaside's boardwalk is expected to be rebuilt on or before May 10.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Township officials said expansion expected to be complete within six months.
While South Brunswick has largely been spared from winter's worst thus far, the weather has caused delays to work on the expansion of the South Brunswick Senior Center. "Because of the weather, the project has been somewhat stalled," said Public Affairs Coordinator Ron Schmalz. "But we're still expecting everything to proceed as planned, so it should still open within the next six months." In March 2012, the Township Council approved an ordinance that appropriated $2.9 million for both the expansion to the center and for lights to be installed on the softball fields at Reichler Park. The contract for the expansion was awarded to Tekton Development, who was the second lowest bidder at $2.06 million, after the low bidder was rejected for …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
A list of possibilities to make your Valentine's Day one to remember.
For those who waited until the last minute to plan anything for Valentine's Day in South Brunswick, we've got you covered. Whether you want a quiet evening at a restaurant or something a little different like making your own wine, take a look at our suggestions. If you're looking for a quiet evening at home, click on the video to learn an easy recipe for a banana pecan caramel flambé you can make right in your own kitchen. Taking the less traditional route for a way to spend time with your significant other, try the Grape Escape. The Grape Escape is a winemaking school that offers a hands-on experience in winemaking while relaxing with friends and family. Courses are broken up into four one-hour sessions where customers participate in the…
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
A huge cast of kids from Crossroads North Middle School is ready to entertain South Brunswick with three performances of the hit Broadway show "Guys and Dolls."
After many hours of hard work, 125 students from Crossroads North Middle School are ready for the curtains to rise this week as they perform the hit Broadway musical "Guys and Dolls." "This group of kids has the right personalities for this show and there's a lot of great parts," said Director Sandra Olsen. "Guys and Dolls" takes the audience to the roaring streets of New York City filled with chorus girls, gamblers, and the iconic character of Nathan Detroit. Seventh grader Dan O'Brien and eighth grader Tom Steele were tabbed to play the role of Nathan as part of two different casts in the play. "I like the fact that there's so much dialogue and acting in it," Tom said. "It's about gambling, but it's not what the audience expects when …