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Mississippi Freedom Summer: Race, Religion and ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/18/2018 7:00pm 01/18/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Mississippi Freedom Summer: Race, Religion and Resistance at Franklin Library (Somerset)

Visit the Franklin Township Public Library on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm for a presentation about Mississippi Freedom Summer. Brooks Smith, who volunteered in Mississippi with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in the summer of 1964, will discuss his experiences and the importance the event played in civil rights history. Smith is a North Plainfield resident and ...

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Winning Lottery Ticket Sold at Milltown Buy-Rite Liquors

February 19, 2019

MILLTOWN, NJ - Check those lottery tickets. The winning lottery ticket for Saturday's February 16 drawing was sold at Milltown Buy-Rite Liquor on Ryders Lane in the borough. The winning ticket matched five of the five white balls drawn on Saturday and qualifies for a second-tier prize of $1,000,000. Saturday's winning numbers were 29, 30, 41, 48 and 64.

"Congratulations to all the ...

2,000 Now Have City ID Cards to Aid School Registration, Mortgages

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two years ago New Brunswick became one of a handful of municipalities across New Jersey that issued their own municipal identification cards.

"Very important. Very useful," said Julie Jerome, coordinator of services for the New Brunswick PRAB, also known as the Puerto Rican Action Board. "I always advise my clients to go and get it," Jerome ...

Residents Praise Middlesex County's Stand Against ICE Detentions

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Days after federal authorities blasted Middlesex County for releasing undocumented immigrants from the county jail, residents praised the freeholder board for taking a stand against what they called illegal efforts to detain people.

"Middlesex County is simply upholding the law by refusing to detain people who judges have determined are eligible for release. To do ...

Raritan Valley Line Mayors Alliance Supports Gateway Project, Pushes for Restoring One-Seat Rides on NJ Transit's Raritan Valley Line

NEW JERSEY – The leaders of the Build Gateway Now Coalition announced this week that the Raritan Valley Line (RVL) Mayors Alliance to the Coalition, a bipartisan group formed in 2018 that consists of 30 mayors representing more than 23,500 daily commuters along the RVL, spanning four counties in New Jersey, have joined the coalition.

“We are thrilled to welcome the RVL ...

Ex-Gov. Christie: State Headed to Crisis Over Pension, Health Benefits

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - New Jersey's top elected leaders must deal with the ever-increasing cost of public employee health benefits and pensions or face a fiscal crisis, former Gov. Chris Christie predicted.

"If this problem does not get resolved, this state is going to be bankrupt," Christie said when he appeared at Rutgers University's Douglas College Student Center on ...

11th Annual Mustard Seed Dinner Dance Gala to Benefit Disabled Children Will Take Place March 9th

February 19, 2019

PATERSON, NJ -- The Mustard Seed Children’s 11th Annual Dinner Dance Gala will be held on March 9th at the Valley Regency in Clifton, beginning at 7pm. The event is a fundraiser for the Mustard Seed Community in the Dominican Republic, which supports orphan children with both physical and mental disabilities.

Mustard Seed Communities is an international nonprofit organization dedicated ...

Winning Lottery Ticket Sold at Milltown Buy-Rite Liquors

February 19, 2019

MILLTOWN, NJ - Check those lottery tickets. The winning lottery ticket for Saturday's February 16 drawing was sold at Milltown Buy-Rite Liquor on Ryders Lane in the borough. The winning ticket matched five of the five white balls drawn on Saturday and qualifies for a second-tier prize of $1,000,000. Saturday's winning numbers were 29, 30, 41, 48 and 64.

"Congratulations to all the ...

2,000 Now Have City ID Cards to Aid School Registration, Mortgages

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two years ago New Brunswick became one of a handful of municipalities across New Jersey that issued their own municipal identification cards.

"Very important. Very useful," said Julie Jerome, coordinator of services for the New Brunswick PRAB, also known as the Puerto Rican Action Board. "I always advise my clients to go and get it," Jerome ...

Residents Praise Middlesex County's Stand Against ICE Detentions

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Days after federal authorities blasted Middlesex County for releasing undocumented immigrants from the county jail, residents praised the freeholder board for taking a stand against what they called illegal efforts to detain people.

"Middlesex County is simply upholding the law by refusing to detain people who judges have determined are eligible for release. To do ...

Junior Rangers Needed ths Summer by Somerset County Park Commission

February 13, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Park Rangers are seeking young people ages 6 to 12 to participate in their 2019 Junior Ranger Programs.

Children who enjoy hiking, discovering wildlife, and are interested in learning more about the environment and its inhabitants are perfect Junior Ranger candidates. Junior Rangers, along with their families and guardians, will learn about ...

Provenzano Presides Over Swearing-in, Promotions Ceremony

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano held a swearing-in ceremony recently for newly-hired and promoted officers.

Superior Court Judge Kathy Qasim administered the oaths in the historic courthouse on East Main Street.

Provenzano announced 11 promotions in the Sheriff’s Office and two new hires in the Corrections Division, and presented two recognition ...

Junior Rangers Needed ths Summer by Somerset County Park Commission

February 13, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Park Rangers are seeking young people ages 6 to 12 to participate in their 2019 Junior Ranger Programs.

Children who enjoy hiking, discovering wildlife, and are interested in learning more about the environment and its inhabitants are perfect Junior Ranger candidates. Junior Rangers, along with their families and guardians, will learn about ...

Provenzano Presides Over Swearing-in, Promotions Ceremony

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano held a swearing-in ceremony recently for newly-hired and promoted officers.

Superior Court Judge Kathy Qasim administered the oaths in the historic courthouse on East Main Street.

Provenzano announced 11 promotions in the Sheriff’s Office and two new hires in the Corrections Division, and presented two recognition ...