Cranbury Press

THE STATE WE’RE IN: These New Jersey plants have an appetite for insects

In the musical “Little Shop of Horrors,” a mysterious Venus flytrap in a florist shop reveals its appetite for human flesh and blood. Fortunately, there’s no...

Entries accepted for Middlesex County Fair Home Arts Competition

Entries for the 2018 Home Arts Competition at the Middlesex County Fair are currently being accepted. Anyone from the state can enter. Entries divided by...

Youths will create signs promoting public safety

As part of a public safety campaign, Cranbury is having a contest for children and teenagers to see who can create the best lawn...

Cranbury committeeman: Forced municipal mergers fail to pass muster

A Cranbury official on June 25 waved a warning flag about an idea being floated in Trenton that would force towns with a population...

Republican candidate quits Cranbury Township Committee race

Republican challenger Nancy Witt has dropped out of the Cranbury Township Committee race in a move that leaves fellow Republican Wayne Wittman, a former...

THE STATE WE’RE IN: Explore the Pine Barrens through paddles, hikes and tours

New Jersey may be the nation’s most densely populated state, but how many of its citizens know the Pine Barrens? The Pine Barrens wilderness includes...

Committeeman suggests new light fixtures for Cranbury

A Cranbury official is looking for the township to pay for replacing old street light fixtures, in a move he said on June 19...

CRANBURY: Rest in peace, Elizabeth “Betty” Wagner

To the editor: Cranbury recently lost one of our most cherished and important residents. Elizabeth M. Wagner, known to everyone as Betty, passed away on...

Trump’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy is unjust

To the editor: I write this letter as an educator of over 45 years serving children and the communities of Lawrence Township, Flemington Raritan, and...

THE STATE WE’RE IN: Like to jog? ‘Plog’ instead and keep NJ clean

Have you seen unusual groups of joggers and runners breaking stride to pick up litter from the ground? They’re “ploggers,” part of a fitness trend...

Scholarships available for careers in criminal law

The County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey is offering four scholarships to law school students seeking careers as prosecuting attorneys, graduate students with a...
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Residents invited to join Middlesex County Arts & History Committee

Arts, history and cultural leaders are invited to apply for the new Arts & History Committee, an advisory committee appointed by the Middlesex County...

Middlesex County College names interim president

Mark McCormick, vice president for academic and student affairs at Middlesex County College was named interim president of the junior college, effective July 1. The college’s...

Cranbury write-in candidate says public safety was reason he entered race

The local man who tried to defeat a sitting Township Committeeman in the Democratic primary this month told Cranbury officials on June 11 he...

THE STATE WE’RE IN: Love Jersey fruit? Thank our native pollinators!

For many New Jerseyans, it wouldn’t be summer without blueberries, peaches, tomatoes, and many varieties of melon and squash, all grown in this state...

Cranbury residents question response times of first aid squad

Cranbury officials intend to explore what the costs would be for the township to have an emergency rescue squad as a branch of municipal...

‘Fiddler on the Roof’ set for June 20-30

Plays-in-the-Park will open its summer 2018 season with “Fiddler on the Roof.” Performance are at 8 p.m. on June 20-30 at the Stephen J. Capestro...
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