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Thu, February 7, 7:00 PM

Schor Middle School, Piscataway

Schor Presents Lion King Junior

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/07/2019 7:00pm 02/07/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Schor Presents Lion King Junior

Don't miss Schor Middle School's musical production of Lion King Junior! Performances take place on Thursday, February 7 and Friday, February 8 at 7 pm at Schor Middle School. Tickets are $5 and available at the door. Students under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

243 N Randolphville Rd Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Fri, February 8, 7:00 PM

Schor Middle School, Piscataway

Schor Presents Lion King Junior

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/08/2019 7:00pm 02/08/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Schor Presents Lion King Junior

Don't miss Schor Middle School's musical production of Lion King Junior! Performances take place on Thursday, February 7 and Friday, February 8 at 7 pm at Schor Middle School. Tickets are $5 and available at the door. Students under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

243 N Randolphville Rd Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sun, February 10, 3:00 PM

St. Francis Cathedral Community Room (Breezeway Entrance), Metuchen

Westminster Choir College presents, "The True ...

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Add to My Calendar 02/10/2019 3:00pm 02/10/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Westminster Choir College presents, "The True Story of Cinderella"

This humorous short work for twelve singers doing stirring vocal gymnastics, with narrator and piano, is performed occasionally at Westminster, but rarely in public. It features vocal soloists of the Cathedral Music Ministry accompanied by piano on the Cathedral Community Room stage. “The True Story of Cinderella” is not the children’s story, but rather a musical performance for ...

32 Elm Street Metuchen, NJ 08840
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Sun, February 10, 3:00 PM

Michael T. Lake Performing Arts Center, Neptune

Monmouth Symphony Orchestra

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/10/2019 3:00pm 02/10/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Monmouth Symphony Orchestra

A Concert of Diversity!
The Monmouth Symphony is featuring music of female, African-American and Mexican composers on its Febraury 10 concert. Here's one of the pieces on the program written by New Brusnwick native, James P. Johnson - Victory Stride: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3goAOd2eEc

Guest artist is Flutist Mardee Reed Ulmer. Tickets available at the door or on the MSO ...

55 Neptune Blvd. Neptune, NJ 07753
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Tue, February 26, 7:00 PM

Trayes Hall , New Brunswick

UAA Speaker Series: Follow the Drinking Gourd

Arts & Entertainment Education Law & Justice

Add to My Calendar 02/26/2019 7:00pm 02/26/2019 9:00pm America/New_York UAA Speaker Series: Follow the Drinking Gourd




Undergraduate Academic Affairs is sponsoring Follow the Drinking Gourd, a musical group that takes its name from the song used to guide enslaved people to freedom on the Underground Railroad. The trio presents original programs on the African American experience in music, along with commentary and a visual presentation of historic images to enhance the experience. The group will ...

100 George Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Read Across America Event

Sat, March 2, 11:00 AM

Kennedy Library, Piscataway

Read Across America Event

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Add to My Calendar 03/02/2019 11:00am 03/02/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Read Across America Event

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ

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Ten Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week

July 15, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK – Restaurant week here in New Brunswick has officially commenced! Read on to hear more details on participating restaurants and other fun-filled activities in store for this upcoming week!

Restaurant Week 2019 – Saturday, July 13 – Saturday, July 27

New Brunswick City Center restaurants are as diverse as they are exceptional and now you have the ...

Edison Mayor And Police Monitoring Nationwide Immigration Raids Planned For Sunday

Edison, NJ – On Saturday, Edison Mayor Thomas Lankey told TAPinto Edison that he and his administration will be monitoring potential nation wide deportation raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents that may begin as soon as this Sunday.

“As Mayor of one of New Jersey’s largest and most culturally diverse towns, I am concerned that federal efforts to detain and ...

Milltown District 10 Champs Celebrate Victory With Injured Teammate In Hospital

MILLTOWN, NJ - When the Milltown Little League's U12 team sealed the first District 10 championship in the borough in more than a decade on July 9, there was only one place the players wanted to be; at the hospital with their injured teammate. Tyler Oleksy or Bubba, as he is affectionately known by teammates, friends and family, went down early in the game with a leg injury. Oleksy had to be ...

Make the Best Cold Brew Iced Coffee this Summer

July 12, 2019

Ahrre Maros knows a few things about coffee. The owner of Ahrre’s Coffee Roastery in Westfield and Summit, who roasts his beans in Plainfield, has been in the coffee shop business in Union County for 30 years as of this summer.

Maros shared his secrets for making a great batch of cold brew coffee at home.

“The important thing about cold brew is that when you brew the coffee at ...

A Warrior's Fight

July 9, 2019

Dear Friends,

Only a few short weeks ago we celebrated the wedding of Nicole and Jared, it was a sunny happy day for the bride and groom and all who attended. Soon after Nicole became the recipient for her lung transplant another much anticipated and happy occasion. The surgery met physician expectations and recovery is moving along slowly… We watch daily Nicole‘s fight to fully ...

Anniversary of a Tragedy, Remembering My Son

Dear Editor,

The story I am about to tell is both personal and tragic. I weighed my family's privacy against the hope that maybe one life can be saved.

This fourth of July morning will be one year since I found my 20 year old son, Eddie Kobilis face down on the rec room floor. He was gone-and in an instant my family’s life had changed forever. My first words were WHY? WHY? ...

Obituaries

- May 12, 2019
Gale grew up in Rahway, New Jersey and developed a love of theatre while in high school. Her ...
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Piscataway – Cesar L. Reyes, 91, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019 at St. Barnabas Medical ...
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Malinowski Talks Politics and Public Policy with Somerville Crowd

July 14, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - About 75 guests obliged Rep. Tom Malinowski, D-7th, and showed up at Cheech’s Own for a cup of coffee Saturday night, but the first-term congressman didn’t get to share a fresh brew with them because he was too busy talking and answering questions about the drama, frustrations, idealism, legislative battles and the political realities of Washington, DC.

Six ...

Franklin Township Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Drug Charges

SOMERVILLE, NJ - An officer with the Franklin Township Police department has forfeited his position after pleading guilty to possession of heroin and driving while intoxicated, according to a news release from the Somerset County Prosecutor's office. 

Matthew D. Ellery, 29 of Middlesex pled guilty to third-degree possession of a controlled dangerous substance (heroin) ...

Plainfield Police Want to Know Who Set a Trapped Raccoon on Fire

PLAINFIELD, NJ – Authorities are investigating a case of suspected animal cruelty after a dead racoon was found in a cage last week. They're seeking information from the public, acting Union County Prosecutor Jennifer Davenport announced Friday.

Shortly before 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 4, Plainfield Police patrol units responded to 429 John St. on a report of a trapped ...

Fireworks on the Fourth of July is a Jersey First

As you watch the rockets glare and bombs burst into the New Jersey skies this weekend, share this little bit of Jerseyana with the people on the blanket or lawn chairs next to you.

The first “fireworks” display to celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was ordered by George Washington himself along the banks of the Raritan River.

Yes, fireworks on the ...

Art Deco Buildings Turned Newark from Frankenstein Monster to Place of Refinement

The art deco movement in architecture came to Newark in a big way in the early years of The Depression, just as it did across the river. 

Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State and Chrysler buildings are all shining bronze and marble examples of the movement, and the grandeur and wealth of America.

The irony, of course, all were built in the early days of The ...

Courts Ruled Middlesex County Democrat Freeholder Attempts to Take over the Board of Elections are Illegal

July 15, 2019

OLD BRIDGE, NJ - In their quest to uphold the integrity of the Board of Elections, Republican Commissioners, Sylvia Engel, as Chair of the Middlesex County Board of Elections and Don Katz, as Commissioner of the Middlesex County Board of Elections, as plaintiffs, represented by  Brian M. English, Esq., of the law firm of Tompkins, McGuire, Wachenfeld & Barry, took the County ...

Election Policies for November 5, 2019 General Election

Election Policies for November 5, 2019 General Election

Candidate Statements:  Candidates can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week (including photos) at no charge. Statements can be submitted from Labor Day (September 2, 2019) until Saturday, November 2, 2019 at midnight EST (for publication on Saturday, November 2 or Sunday, November 3, 2019). Publication of candidate ...

2019 Summer Reading Club: A Universe of Stories

The Piscataway Public Library's Summer Reading Club is open to all Piscataway residents from newborns to children entering 6th grade. This year's theme is A Universe of Stories. We offer incentives for reading and for completing activities focused on S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) literacy and community engagement.

Registration begins Thursday, June 20th, ...

Rutgers Astronaut Still Shooting For the Moon - And Maybe Mars

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Payload Specialist Astronaut Robert J. Cenker, a Rutgers-New Brunswick electrical engineering alumnus, was a crewmember on the 1986 space shuttle Columbia, where he changed the face of cable TV across the United States.

During his six-day mission, which began Jan. 12, 1986, he observed the deployment of an RCA satellite and conducted an experiment on an infrared ...

A Call to Arms

I am one of those guys who is inspired to action watching dramatic sporting events.

For example, every four years, after watching the summer Olympics, I sign up for a gym membership.

Just a couple of months ago I played a round of miniature golf after being moved by Tiger Wood’s thrilling victory at the Masters.

There is something about overcoming adversity and performing at high ...