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  • Heather Pitts-Schon
    RE/MAX Dreams
    Ask Heather a question about Middlesex County.
    Middlesex County, NJ
    Do you have little ones at home and you're pulling your hair out because you don't know how to keep them busy. You wish you had a friend for them. Think you're the only one? Well, you are not.
    Plenty of moms feel this way and there is a fun group to help you.

    East Brunswick Moms Club, what is it ? It is all about play dates, speakers at monthly meetings, seasonal activities/parties, service projects, and moms night out.

    Great way for your kids to make friends and you too! Give it a try. You can find the group right on
    Facebook. Type in East Brunswick Moms Club. Hurry and you will be glad you did for yourself and the little ones.
  • Heather Pitts-Schon
    RE/MAX Dreams
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    Middlesex County, NJ
    It's that time of the year again for the Quick Check 35th Festival of Ballooning. This is an amazing event. You will see balloons you would never see or have though of. If you have never gone, it is something you will want to do at least once. The fun starts on Friday, July 28th at 1:00 p.m.-July 30th at 8:00 p.m. at the Solberg Airport. Get your camera ready and enjoy the sights. You will not be disappointed.
  • Heather Pitts-Schon
    RE/MAX Dreams
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    Middlesex County, NJ
    Are you looking to sell? However, you look around and have no idea how to make your home stand out. Here are three great tips you might want to try:

    1. Declutter the home. Get a storage unit and throw it all in there. Put things that you won't need for awhile. Don't throw it all in your closet, buyers do look there.
    2. Paint the front door so it looks fresh and clean. Also, paint the inside with a nice neutral color.
    If buyers are looking at older homes, usually they have not been painted. They will remember your home.
    3. Make some small changes by improving the lighting, changing the hardware in the kitchen and all the light switch and plug covers.

    By making these small changes it will help your home stand out more then the others. Good luck!
  • Heather Pitts-Schon
    RE/MAX Dreams
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    Middlesex County, NJ
    I hate to say it but summer is going fast. However, still looking for something to entertain the kids with. How about bowling? It's something different and you can get out of the heat or rain. Check out the specials that your bowling ally's are running. Bowlero in North Brunswick has a great deal going on.

    Sign your child up for $29.99 and they can bowl three games every day! Yes, that's right, I said every day! Go check it out and have some fun. This deal is for the ages 15 and under but they have specials for 15 and up too! Go two times and it pays for itself. Have Fun!!!
  • Heather Pitts-Schon
    RE/MAX Dreams
    Enjoy celebrating America all over town on a few different day. This is always such a fun time so let the oooooohhhhss and aahhhhs begin! See the schedule below:

    East Brunswick’s Fourth of July celebration runs July 4 from 4 to 10 p.m. on July 4 at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center with bounce rides, bands, food and more. Fireworks will start at 9:45 p.m.

    Edison’s Fourth of July Celebration will begin at 6 p.m. at Papaianni Park on July 4. Fireworks will begin at dark.

    Highland Park’s Fireworks in the Park featuring the VooDudes will start July 2 in Donaldson Park at 5 p.m. and the fireworks begin at 9:20 p.m.

    Milltown’s Fourth of July Celebration will be on July 4 with a rainy ate of July 8. There will be a fishing derby, 5K run, parade, music and more.

    Monroe Township’s Fourth of July Celebration will be at Williamstown High School at dusk.

    New Brunswick will have a re-enactment of Gen. Washington's "Feu de Joie" salute to troops on July 2 followed by fireworks at dusk. This will be at Boyd Park.

    Perth Amboy and South Amboy’s Celebrate our Stars and Stripes Festival is July 3 from 5-9:30 p.m. at Raritan Bay Waterfront Park. Fireworks will start at 9:20 p.m. Rain date is July 4.

    Piscataway’s Fourth of July Celebration starts at 5:30 p.m. at Piscataway High School Football Stadium. Fireworks will start at dusk.

    Sayreville’s Independence Day Celebration begins at 4 p.m. on July 1 at Kennedy Park. There will be a food court, hot dog eating contest and fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. Rain date is July 2.

    South Brunswick’s Independence Day Celebration is June 30 from 6-10 p.m. at Crossroads South Middle School (195 Major Road, Monmouth Junction). Fireworks will begin at 9:15 p.m.

    Woodbridge Township’s fireworks are at 4 p.m. July 3 at Alvin P. Williams Park in Sewaren.

    Hope you see something that works for your holiday festivities! Enjoy!
  • Ask a Local Expert a question about Middlesex County.
    Middlesex County, NJ
    Where will you be this weekend? Middlesex County offers many opportunities to enjoy family, friends, and of course, fireworks! On Sunday, July 3rd, you can head over to Alvin P. Williams Park in Sewaren or even Donaldson Park located in Highland Park.

    If Monday is more favorable for you, why not go to Milltown, Thompson Park in Jamesburg/Monroe, Veteran's Memorial Park in Hazlet,or on the beach in Asbury Park, or The Oceanfront Promenade in Long Branch. Wherever you decide to go; be safe, be mindful of extra traffic, and make it a memorable experience! After all, we'll have to wait a whole year to do it again. Happy Birthday America!
  • Katty Velez
    RE/MAX Dreams
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    Middlesex County, NJ
    Local swim clubs tend to offer a one size fits all group experience that may work for some but not all. We have tried them and perhaps you have too. A noisy, gymnastic-sized pool, a hundred parents in the stands and about 40 students spread out in the lanes according to their skills. They meet once a week for 30 minutes and hope to remember what they have learned the following week. The child gets a collective 5 minutes of attention per class to actually practice and then they are tested only to learn they need that same class 2 to 3 more times. Sound familiar?

    This summer, after that experience, we decided to sign up for a session of swim lessons offered at the Milltown Borough Pool. My three children were greeted by an instructor and a helper. I thought surely we are early or perhaps running late but no other children ever came. While each child received individual instruction with the instructor, the helper managed a ring toss game for the waiting children. This kept them engaged and entertained while they waited for their turn. They offered 10 classes split up in a 2 week session. They were in the pool every morning practicing and gaining confidence in the water. After 4 lessons, my eldest was promoted to Advanced Beginners where she began mastering back stroke, diving and freestyle swimming. She went from a no swimmer to advanced swimmer in 10 lessons!

    The instructors are so kind, patient and lots of fun. My kids loved them and were sad when classes concluded. They even gave them donuts to congratulate them for finishing the course which is a big deal for kids! Next summer if you have a young swimmer and some free time, bring them to the Milltown Borough Pool for lessons!
  • Fernando Pucciarelli
    RE/MAX Our Town
    Living in Middlesex County, residents, commuters and visitors have access to a vast network of roads and mass transit options to travel through Middlesex County and the surrounding region. Middlesex County is the major transportation corridor county of New Jersey. Major highways located in the County include the New Jersey Turnpike, Interstate 287, U.S. Routes 1, 9 and 130, the Garden State Parkway and State Routes 18, 27, 34, 35 and 440. There are a total of 324 miles of County roads alone. Middlesex County’s major highways and the Northeast Rail Corridor directly link the County to the major markets in the New York and Philadelphia areas.

    There are three major passenger rail lines and 16 rail freight lines serving the County. Passenger rail service is provided by NJ Transit on the Northeast Corridor Line, the North Jersey Coast Line and the Raritan Valley Line. Amtrak runs on the Northeast Corridor Line, extending passenger service to New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Amtrak also operates Boston-to-Washington service, with stops in Middlesex County.
  • Fernando Pucciarelli
    RE/MAX Our Town
    Ask Fernando a question about Middlesex County.
    Middlesex County, NJ
    Did you know Middlesex County consists of 25 unique communities including historic Cranbury Township and located minutes from Port Elizabeth and half-way between New York and Philadelphia. Middlesex County is also home to numerous Fortune 500 companies.

    Home to Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and the Plainsboro campus of Princeton University. The newly expanded Rutgers Stadium, attracts more than 50,000 fans each game day. This is a great activity to enjoy with family and friends.

    Residents and visitors benefit from the first-class medical facilities within the County, including nationally recognized Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Saint Peter’s University Hospital, The Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital, all located in New Brunswick, and J.F.K. Medical Center in Edison, Raritan Bay Medical Center in Perth Amboy and Old Bridge and the Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro bring first-rate acute care and ancillary businesses to the County.

    So when you're looking for a county to live in, don't forget about Middlesex County.

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