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Wed, March 7

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Yes, You Can Learn to Communicate in Chinese

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Add to My Calendar 03/07/2018 12:00am 03/08/2018 12:00am America/New_York Yes, You Can Learn to Communicate in Chinese

YingHua International School, an accredited International Baccalaureate Chinese Immersion school in Kingston, NJ will be providing a free 3-week Intensive Chinese program to incoming students grades 3 to 9. This program is funded by the federal government through NSA and STARTALK.

Its mission is to increase the number of U.S. citizens learning, speaking, and teaching critical need foreign ...

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Wed, March 7, 7:00 PM

Middlesex Public Library, Middlesex

DreamGirls STEM Club for Middle School Girls

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Add to My Calendar 03/07/2018 7:00pm 03/07/2018 9:00pm America/New_York DreamGirls STEM Club for Middle School Girls

The High School Robotics Team of Central Jersey is hosting the next meeting of DreamGirls in Action STEM Club for Girls. Each FREE monthly meeting begins with a short video featuring a female STEM professional, working in a wide variety of industries including social media, fashion, food, and personal care – women the girls may not normally meet. The video is followed by a hands-on STEM ...

1300 Mountain Avenue Middlesex, NJ 08846
Franklin Township: Teen Summit

Sat, March 10, 8:30 AM

Somerset

Franklin Township: Teen Summit

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Add to My Calendar 03/10/2018 8:30am 03/10/2018 1:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township: Teen Summit

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Parents of students in grades 7 through 12 are invited to Teen Summit at Sampson G. Smith School, March 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Workshops for on healthy relationships, entrepreneurship, dance, bullying, teen parenthood, addiction/recovery, LGBTQ, G.R.I.T. and more will be held for teens in grades 7 through 12.

A continental breakfast and lunch will also be ...

1649 Amwell Road Somerset, NJ
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Sat, March 10, 5:30 PM

Somerset

March Madness Tricky Tray Presented by the FMS & ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/10/2018 5:30pm 03/10/2018 8:30pm America/New_York March Madness Tricky Tray Presented by the FMS & SGS PTOs

Don’t Miss it!! Saturday, March 10, 2018 Franklin High School 500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset, NJ 08873

Doors open at 5:30 PM

Drawing begins at 7:00 PM $20 Admission at the door

* Value Packs available w/Pre-Orders *

For more information: www.franklinboe.org slamdunktrickytray18@gmail.com

Click here for order form.

500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset, NJ 08873
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Thu, March 15, 6:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township: St. Matthias School Open House ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/15/2018 6:00pm 03/15/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township: St. Matthias School Open House March 16 and 17

Do you think your child is receiving the best education available to them? Is your child in a safe, secure school environment where they are able to flourish academically, socially, and spiritually to their fullest potential?

Who influences your child on daily basis to be a high achiever, a leader, a disciple?

Come visit St. Matthias School to see what sets our school apart. Learn about our ...

170 John F. Kennedy Blvd Somerset, NJ 08873
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Fri, March 16, 9:00 AM

Somerset

Franklin Township: St. Matthias School Open House ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/16/2018 9:00am 03/16/2018 11:00am America/New_York Franklin Township: St. Matthias School Open House March 16 and 17

Do you think your child is receiving the best education available to them? Is your child in a safe, secure school environment where they are able to flourish academically, socially, and spiritually to their fullest potential?

Who influences your child on daily basis to be a high achiever, a leader, a disciple?

Come visit St. Matthias School to see what sets our school apart. Learn about our ...

170 John F. Kennedy Blvd Somerset, NJ 08873
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Thu, March 22, 7:30 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township Board of Education Meeting

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Add to My Calendar 03/22/2018 7:30pm 03/22/2018 9:30pm America/New_York Franklin Township Board of Education Meeting

Board of Education Meeting has been moved from Franklin High School Cafeteria, 500 Elizabeth Avenue, to 415 Francis Street Closed Session 6:30 pm ~ Public Session 7:30 pm.

Closed session to discuss safety and security personnel. Click here for notice.

415 Francis Street Somerset, NJ
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Fri, March 23

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Somerset County 4-H Holding Annual ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/23/2018 12:00am 03/24/2018 12:00am America/New_York Somerset County 4-H Holding Annual Science-sational Day

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County 4-H is holding its annual 4-H Science-sational Day April 14 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Ted Blum 4-H Center, on Milltown Road.

The event will be held for kids in grades first through fifth, and is open to 4-H members and non-members.

The cost is $25 per child, and parents are free. Registration is required by March 23, and can be done online at ...

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Thu, March 29, 6:30 PM

Somerset

Franklin High School - College and Career Night

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Add to My Calendar 03/29/2018 6:30pm 03/29/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Franklin High School - College and Career Night

Visit with over 90 colleges, universities, technical schools and military programs. All parents, guardians, and students are welcome to attend.

TAP here for details.


500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset, NJ

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New Jersey's Failing Infrastructure

For decades, New Jersey has been kicking the can down the road with regard to infrastructure. Well, as of now even that road is in such bad shape, that the can can’t be kicked any further.

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave New Jersey a failing grade of D+. Almost 10% of our bridges are “structurally deficient”. The same for about 42% of our roads. Water systems, NJ ...

Jim Barrood Looks Back at His Tenure at the New Jersey Tech Council

October 7, 2019

Jim Barrood recently completed five years as president and CEO of the New Jersey Tech Council.  In my role as editor and publisher of NJTechWeekly.com, I recently interviewed Jim about his tenure at the Council:   

Can you talk about some of the accomplishments you’ve been most proud of at the Council?

Our community has enormous capabilities when we work together.

National Group Calls on Westfield to Fly Italian Flag for Columbus Day

October 13, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — A national group is calling on the town to raise the Italian flag for Columbus Day, in the way it raised the Pride Flag earlier this year. Columbus Day is Monday.

The Italian American One Voice Coalition, which works to fight stereotyping of Italian Americans, is objecting to Westfield’s refusal to fly the striped flag following the month-long flying of ...

Scariest New Jersey Haunts To Get Creeped Out In

NEW JERSEY – Love things that go bump in the night? Is Friday the 13th a favorite day? Folks who really thrive on the scare factor of Halloween and do not even flinch about the oddest weird NJ stories or don’t need to sleep with the light on after reading Stephen King will want to check out one or more of these haunted excursions before October 31 rolls around.

The Haunted Red ...

Piscataway Woman Reported Missing; Family Seeks Help in Finding Her

 

UPDATE: Juliet's family reports she has been found in Brooklyn, NY and is safe. They thank everyone for their support.

PISCATAWAY, NJ – A 30-year old Piscataway woman has been reported missing by her family.

Juliet is described as bi-racial black and white, 135 pounds with brown eyes and short, curly, black hair. Her last name was not given.

“She suffers ...

Juvenile Injured in Watchung Hit and Run, Police Request Public’s Help

WATCHUNG, NJ – A 12-year old was hit by a vehicle on Valley Road in Watchung on Tuesday, and that vehicle fled the scene, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’ Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Watchung Chief of Police Joseph Cina said in a release on Wednesday. Valley Road was closed for much of Tuesday evening.

An ...

Two Former New Brunswick Employees Sentenced In Water Bill Bribe Scheme

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two former employees of the city's water department have been sentenced to five years in prison for taking bribes in exchange for lowering about 50 water and sewer bills.

Joseph DeBonis, 56, of Toms River, was a senior account clerk for the city.

William Ortiz, 57, of North Brunswick, was a meter reader.

The two illegally reduced bills for about 50 ...

Man Struck and Killed by Freight Train at Piscataway RR Crossing

PISCATAWAY, NJ — A man was struck and killed by a freight train at the New Market Road railroad crossing in Piscataway Saturday morning.

Township police issued a travel alert at about 11:15 a.m. advising that “all railroad crossings from Prospect Ave. to New Brunswick Ave. are closed for an active police investigation. Avoid the area.”

The identity of the man was not ...

National Group Calls on Westfield to Fly Italian Flag for Columbus Day

October 13, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — A national group is calling on the town to raise the Italian flag for Columbus Day, in the way it raised the Pride Flag earlier this year. Columbus Day is Monday.

The Italian American One Voice Coalition, which works to fight stereotyping of Italian Americans, is objecting to Westfield’s refusal to fly the striped flag following the month-long flying of ...

Scariest New Jersey Haunts To Get Creeped Out In

NEW JERSEY – Love things that go bump in the night? Is Friday the 13th a favorite day? Folks who really thrive on the scare factor of Halloween and do not even flinch about the oddest weird NJ stories or don’t need to sleep with the light on after reading Stephen King will want to check out one or more of these haunted excursions before October 31 rolls around.

The Haunted Red ...

Piscataway Woman Reported Missing; Family Seeks Help in Finding Her

 

UPDATE: Juliet's family reports she has been found in Brooklyn, NY and is safe. They thank everyone for their support.

PISCATAWAY, NJ – A 30-year old Piscataway woman has been reported missing by her family.

Juliet is described as bi-racial black and white, 135 pounds with brown eyes and short, curly, black hair. Her last name was not given.

“She suffers ...

Visitors Celebrate Diversity at Somerville Festival

October 13, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County celebrated its cultural heritage with its first-ever first Diversity Festival on Saturday, Oct.12th, on the grounds of the Historic Courthouse and Veterans Plaza across from the County Administration Building at 20 Grove St.

It was a busy day in the borough, with the historic Borough Hall, Firemen's Museum and the Wallace House, George ...

Levine Credits Triple-A Bond Rating for Savings on Loans

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Freeholder Director Brian D. Levine has announced two recent county note sales that garnered interest rates of just over one percent.

The first was a one-year note for $40 million at a rate of 1.15%. This note is funding road resurfacing and reconstruction, bridge maintenance, and various vehicles and equipment. The successful bidder was Bank of America ...

Inaugural Ville Film Fest Tops Weekend Events in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The inaugural Somerville Film Fest is the marquee event this weekend, featuring 48 films at seven venues throughout town, with Opening Night Friday, Oct. 4th, followed by parties and more screenings Oct. 5th and 6th.

In between films on Sunday, visitors might want to take a stroll down Main Street and visit hundreds of vendors who will set up on the street for the annual Fall ...

Visitors Celebrate Diversity at Somerville Festival

October 13, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County celebrated its cultural heritage with its first-ever first Diversity Festival on Saturday, Oct.12th, on the grounds of the Historic Courthouse and Veterans Plaza across from the County Administration Building at 20 Grove St.

It was a busy day in the borough, with the historic Borough Hall, Firemen's Museum and the Wallace House, George ...

Levine Credits Triple-A Bond Rating for Savings on Loans

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Freeholder Director Brian D. Levine has announced two recent county note sales that garnered interest rates of just over one percent.

The first was a one-year note for $40 million at a rate of 1.15%. This note is funding road resurfacing and reconstruction, bridge maintenance, and various vehicles and equipment. The successful bidder was Bank of America ...

New Jersey's Failing Infrastructure

For decades, New Jersey has been kicking the can down the road with regard to infrastructure. Well, as of now even that road is in such bad shape, that the can can’t be kicked any further.

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave New Jersey a failing grade of D+. Almost 10% of our bridges are “structurally deficient”. The same for about 42% of our roads. Water systems, NJ ...