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Nearly 10 acres of land is set to be purchased by Robbinsville through open space funds. Staff photo by James McEvoy
ROBBINSVILLE:
Township set to buy 10 acres of open space

Officials also announce upgraded bond rating
ROBBINSVILLE — The township is moving forward to purchase a land situated between two Robbinsville parks on Meadowbrook Road.  An ordinance was introduced unanimously at the April 10 council meeting to authorize the purchase, which will be done through open space funds, according to township officials.  Mark Roselli, township attorney, initially announced an agreement had been reached between the township and the property owner during the March 27 Township Council meeting.  According to a copy of the ordinance, the purchase price

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ROOSEVELT: Officials mourn longtime resident, borough clerk
ROOSEVELT - The small community of Roosevelt is mourning the death of longtime resident and borough clerk, Krystyna Olejnik, who died April 3 at the age of 63. Read more...
ROBBINSVILLE: Sharon school addition project delayed
ROBBINSVILLE - School officials have announced weather-related delays in the new addition project at Sharon Road Elementary School. Read more...
POLICE BLOTTER: April 17
Robbinsville Police charged Ryan Dick 29, of Robbinsville, for driving while intoxicated. Read more...

Sports

ROBBINSVILLE: Pitching depth key for Ravens
Tom Brettell knows that with the pitching staff he has at his disposal, the Robbinsville High baseball team is going to be competitive in every game it plays. Read more...
ROBBINSVILLE: Robbinsville softball has new look
Hannah Olshevski and her Robbinsville High School softball teammates have been through this before. Read more...


Opinions

STATE WE'RE IN: Harbingers of a changing climate
Chickadees aren't signs of spring since these cheery little birds are year-round Jersey residents. Read more...
STATE WE'RE IN: Get outside, says new bill in N.J. Senate
Here's some homework! Explore the woods, climb a tree, race through a field, build a fort. Splash in the water, catch a fish, explore a city park, turn over a log. Read more...
STATE WE'RE IN: Walking the line
Three hundred fifty years ago, a British royal decree created New Jersey's first ''subdivision,'' the provinces of East Jersey and West Jersey. Read more...

Your Views

LETTER: Commission appreciates support
To the editor: The eighth annual stream cleanup was a huge success thanks to all the volunteers who helped by donating their time to make Millstone Township a cleaner place. Read more...
LETTER: County needs to make family whole
To the editor: I am appalled that five years after Monmouth County began work on a new bridge, the work is still not complete and Allentown citizens who sacrificed their own comfort during that time to permit the county to utilize their property in an effort to build the bridge without cutting the town off from itself have not been made whole. Read more...
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Lifestyle

PLUMSTED BRIEFS: April 17
NEST!- Nurture Environmental Stewardship Today!, a nonprofit organization based out of Plumsted Township, is hosting a Bluebird festival on Saturday, May 3. Read more...
COMMUNITY CALENDAR: April 17
Wednesdays Free Acoustic Open Mic Night and Poetry at Star Subs and Caf Read more...
COUNTY: Officials gearing up for annual Weekend in Old Monmouth'
FREEHOLD - The annual ''Weekend in Old Monmouth'' event returns with 45 historic sites throughout Monmouth County opening their doors to visitors interested in local history. Hours for most sites are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 3 and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 4. Read more...

Arts and Entertainment

PLUMSTED BRIEFS: April 17
NEST!- Nurture Environmental Stewardship Today!, a nonprofit organization based out of Plumsted Township, is hosting a Bluebird festival on Saturday, May 3. Read more...
COMMUNITY CALENDAR: April 17
Wednesdays Free Acoustic Open Mic Night and Poetry at Star Subs and Caf Read more...
COUNTY: Officials gearing up for annual Weekend in Old Monmouth'
FREEHOLD - The annual ''Weekend in Old Monmouth'' event returns with 45 historic sites throughout Monmouth County opening their doors to visitors interested in local history. Hours for most sites are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 3 and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 4. Read more...

Business

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Breakfast is back, and golf demo day arrrives
More than burgers Cheeburger Cheeburger in Princeton will begin offering breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 8:30 a.m. on May 10. Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Waste Management top Komen fundraising team
Congratulations to Jason Wacaster of Edward Jones, who recently completed the Certified Financial Planner Board's initial certification requirements. This allows Mr. Wacaster to use the certification mark CFP. Please contact the Hillsborough office of Edward Jones at (908) 369-0259 located at 378 South Branch Road or visit www.edwardjones.com to learn more or offer your congratulations. Read more...
BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS: Local Quiznos a tasty shop
I recently stopped into the Quiznos at the Princeton Shopping Center for the double Swiss prime sandwich, which I have to say was terrific. Read more...
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Your Health

Central Jersey Health: Transformations Physicians Weight Management helps patients achieve their wellness goals
Dr. Kathleen Hickey is the area expert in nutrition and weight loss medicine. She is board certified in both Emergency and Obesity Medicine and holds a Master's Degree in Nutrition. This year, she is being honored by New Jersey Monthly Magazine as one of the Top Docs in New Jersey. Her practice is the most comprehensive for medical weight management in central New Jersey. It started as a single office in Hillsborough in 2009, and recently expanded to a second office in Princeton's Forrestal Village. They employ state-of-the-art equipment to help patients who are struggling with their weight or just seeking to improve their body composition. Read more...
Central Jersey Health: Hospital wellness centers offers fitness, fun
In an effort to focus on the wellness of the community, area hospitals have fitness centers designed specifically for their patients and those for the general public. Read more...
Central Jersey Health: Tooth Fairy Family Dental combines compassion with latest technology
''There is happiness in a healthy smile. Let Tooth Fairy Family Dental give you something to smile about'' Read more...

Your Home

YOUR HOME: Be sure to prepare your pool for summer
With the winter we've had, no doubt you're looking forward to getting the pool open and ready for the summer season. Read more...
YOUR HOME: Getting the fireplace ready for a safe season
As temperatures drop and thoughts of crackling fires beckon, Patt and Gary Severson of Ashes-Up Up and Away Chimney Service have this cautionary tip for you: Read more...
YOUR HOME: Dreaming of gazebos and Captain Von Trapp
Ever since I watched ''The Sound of Music'' - you know the scene, where the dreamy and worldly Captain von Trapp (Christopher Plummer) and shy and lovely Maria (Julie Andrews) profess their love for each other with a song and a kiss - I've thought gazebos were the most romantic thing on earth. Read more...


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