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NJDTE Company Auditions

Sat, January 6

New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble, Summit

NJDTE Company Auditions

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 01/06/2018 12:00am 01/07/2018 12:00am America/New_York NJDTE Company Auditions

NJDTE is a pre-professional performing ensemble comprised of talented young dancers ages 5-18 from New Jersey. Throughout the year, classes in ballet, modern, contemporary dance, and repertory are taught by prominent faculty and teachers from esteemed companies and schools, including the Paris Opera Ballet, Netherlands Dance Theatre, Maurice Béjart, Limón Dance Company, Lar ...

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Mon, January 8

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Franklin Township: Do you Know How to get rid of ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/08/2018 12:00am 01/09/2018 12:00am America/New_York Franklin Township: Do you Know How to get rid of your Christmas Tree?

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - If you have a Christmas Tree and need to get rid of it, you have options. There will be two drop off locations in town, and the township will also have three curbside pickup days.

Each family is limited to only one tree that must be free of all ornaments, wires, netting, and tinsel. Only natural trees will be accepted. Wreaths and garland will not be accepted as these ...

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Tue, January 9, 7:00 PM

Brick Farm Market, Hopewell

Book Club: Restoration Agriculture

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Add to My Calendar 01/09/2018 7:00pm 01/09/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Book Club: Restoration Agriculture

Our book clubs are free events, but we ask you to please kindly register. Restoration Agriculture reveals how to sustainably grow perennial food crops that can feed us in our resource-compromised future. It explains how we can have all of the benefits of natural, perennial ecosystems and create agricultural systems that imitate nature in form and function while still providing for our food, ...

65 E Broad St Hopewell, NJ 08525
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Tue, January 9, 7:30 PM

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Franklin Township Board of Education Meeting ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/09/2018 7:30pm 01/09/2018 9:30pm America/New_York Franklin Township Board of Education Meeting Reorganizational Meeting

Franklin Township Board of Education Reorganizational Meeting to be held at Franklin High School Cafeteria, 500 Elizabeth Avenue, Somerset.

500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset , NJ
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Fri, January 12

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21st Annual Franklin Township MLK Community ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/12/2018 12:00am 01/13/2018 12:00am America/New_York 21st Annual Franklin Township MLK Community Breakfast (Ticket Sales EXTENDED)

Deadline Extended!

Judge Raymond L. Bruce to Keynote 21st Annual Franklin Township MLK Community Breakfast, Next Monday

We have extended our ticket sales until Friday noon. Tickets may be purchased online at and at the Franklin Twp Community/Senior Center 505 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ.

Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and until noon on Friday. No tickets at the door.

All donations ...

505 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873 [40.4996786, -74.5268297] true
North Jersey Orchid Society 51st Annual Orchid Show

Fri, January 12, 12:00 PM

Rutgers/Douglass Student Center, New Brunswick

North Jersey Orchid Society 51st Annual Orchid ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/12/2018 12:00pm 01/12/2018 4:00pm America/New_York North Jersey Orchid Society 51st Annual Orchid Show

A thousand blooming exotic orchids descend on Rutgers University New Brunswick campus.

Rutgers University hosts largest and oldest orchid show in New Jersey at its New Brunswick campus showcasing extraordinary orchids originating from all over the world grown by hobbyists and experts from the tri-state area.

New Brunswick, NJ, The North Jersey Orchid Society, New Jersey’s ...

100 George Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sat, January 13, 8:30 AM

Piscataway Senior Center, Piscataway

Piscataway's Annual MLK Commemorative Breakfast

Giving Back Government

Add to My Calendar 01/13/2018 8:30am 01/13/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Piscataway's Annual MLK Commemorative Breakfast

Join Mayor Brian C. Wahler & Rev. Dr. Kenneth L. Saunders, Sr., pastor of North Stelton AME Church at the township’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Breakfast on Sat. January 13th at 8:30 a.m.

Sponsored by the township’s Civil Rights Advisory Commission, the breakfast will be held at the Piscataway Senior Center, 700 Buena Vista Ave.

This year’s guest ...

700 Buena Vista Ave. Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sat, January 20, 9:00 AM

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Coat Giveaway to Those in Need

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 01/20/2018 9:00am 01/20/2018 10:30am America/New_York Coat Giveaway to Those in Need

If you are in need of a winter coat, Bayard Street Presbyterian Church is giving away hundreds, Saturday, Jan. 13, and Saturday, Jan. 20 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Coats for children, women, and men will be available. The coats were donated by the Burlington Coat Factory through its "Warm Coats Warm Hearts" initiative.

The last Saturday of the month, Jan. 27, is also the ...

107 Baynard Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Town Hall Meeting: One Middle School Two Campuses

Mon, January 22, 7:00 PM

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Town Hall Meeting: One Middle School Two Campuses

Education

Add to My Calendar 01/22/2018 7:00pm 01/22/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Town Hall Meeting: One Middle School Two Campuses

Town Hall Meeting regarding one middle school program on two campuses SGS Campus and FMS Campus. Meeting to be held at Franklin High School Auditorium, 500 Elizabeth Avenue, Somerset. Additional information.

500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset , NJ 08873
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Fri, January 26, 5:30 PM

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Franklin Township District Showcase

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Add to My Calendar 01/26/2018 5:30pm 01/26/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Franklin Township District Showcase

Franklin High School Auditorium

Suzuki Program

FHS Orchestra - SGS Orchestra - FMS Orchestra

Food Concession/Mocktail Bar

Lobby Music Ensemble/Vendor Tradeshow

Sponsored by Franklin Township Orchestra Parents Association FTOPA “Helping Keep Music In Our Children's Lives!”

500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset, NJ
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Fri, January 26, 7:30 PM

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FHS - Vocal Music Department & The Choir Parents ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 01/26/2018 7:30pm 01/26/2018 9:30pm America/New_York FHS - Vocal Music Department & The Choir Parents Association presents Winter Cabaret

Jan. 26 and Jan. 27 at 7:30

Tickets $10

Tickets available at the door or for more information go to FHSvocalmusic.com.


500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset , NJ 08873
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Sat, January 27, 10:00 AM

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Central Jersey College Prep Charter School - ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/27/2018 10:00am 01/27/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Central Jersey College Prep Charter School - Open House

Come visit us, tour the school, and meet the teachers and staff.

Somerset Location: 101 Mettlers Rd., Somerset, NJ 08873 (CJCP Auditorium)

1 / 27 / 2018:

10 am (Elementary)
1 pm (Middle-High School)

2 / 11 / 2018:

12 pm (Elementary)
2 pm (Middle-High School)

2 / 22 / 2018:

6 pm (all grades)

New Brunswick Location: 115 Commercial Avenue, New Brunswick, ...

101 Mettlers Road Somerset , NJ 08873
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Sat, January 27, 1:00 PM

Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Washington Crossing, Titusville

Election Reform & Voting Rights

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Add to My Calendar 01/27/2018 1:00pm 01/27/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Election Reform & Voting Rights

STAND Central New Jersey invites the community to an expert panel discussion, “Election Reform & Voting Rights”. Join STAND CNJ and New Jersey leaders as we learn how we can remove obstacles that lead to voter suppression, address partisan redistricting, and ensure access to the voting for disenfranchised communities.

Our esteemed panelists include Amol Sinha, ACLU-NJ ...

268 Washington Crossing-Penn Rd Titusville, NJ 08560
Franklin Township: St. Matthias School Open House Jan. 27

Sat, January 27, 3:00 PM

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

Education

Add to My Calendar 01/27/2018 3:00pm 01/27/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township: St. Matthias School Open House Jan. 27

SOMERSET, NJ - 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 ...

170 John F. Kennedy Blvd Somerset, NJ 08873

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Police Escort Piscataway Cop to Burial in Somerville

June 26, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Escorted by hundreds of police cars and motorcycles, Piscataway police officer Julia Caseres was laid to rest with full honors at the New Cemetery on South Bridge Street Wednesday.

The 28-year-old officer had been a member of the Piscataway police department for three years; she had spent the past year battling a rare form of lung cancer and died on June 21. Several dozen of ...

Edison Deputy Police Chief Resigns, Subject of Criminal Complaint

Edison, NJ –  The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office  confirmed that Edison Deputy Police Chief Ronald Mieczkowski has resigned after the County Prosecutor’s Office filed a complaint against him.

The complaint, which was filed on June 19, alleges that Mr. Mieczkowski committed the crime of false swearing. According to the complaint, on January 15, Mr.

Piscataway Police Officer Julia Jeanette Caseres Loses Battle with Cancer

PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Piscataway Police Department shared in a Facebook post on Saturday the passing of fellow officer Julia Jeanette Caseres.

“It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our sister in blue, Julia Caseres,” said police.

“Julia Jeanette Caseres, 28 of Clinton, formerly of Union passed away peacefully on June 21, 2019.

The ...

Governor Murphy Discusses Gun Violence at Westfield Forum

WESTFIELD, NJ —Westfield Mayor Shelley Brindle opened a press conference on gun violence by speaking about her late father, a soldier killed during the Vietnam War who "defended our right to live and would agree that common sense gun laws keep with the intent of the Second Amendment."

"I’ve heard you talk about your dad before, but never in this ...

EDA Task Force: 'Special Interests' Benefited From Camden Tax Incentives

TRENTON, NJ — A searing report released Monday evening by a task force to investigate the state economic development programs showed that "special interests" were behind the central incentive legislation and influenced hundreds of millions in tax credits.

It was issued just minutes after a superior court judge in Mercer County denied a request from attorneys for South ...

Attorney Tries To Bring Loaded Handgun Into Middlesex County Courthouse

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An attorney was arrested after he tried to bring a loaded handgun into the Middlesex County Superior Courthouse on Monday.

Mark B. Jander, 29, of Freehold, has been charged with one count of unlawful possession of a weapon, according to a statement released by Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Middlesex County Sheriff Mildred S. Scott.

Jander does not ...

Steve Adubato Discusses Teen Abuse and Bullying with Marsha Atkind of the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey

June 26, 2019

Marsha Atkind, President & CEO of the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, recently appeared on One-on-One with Steve Adubato to discuss the dual problems of bullying and teen abuse. 

While bullying is not a new problem, social media bullying is a recent and serious phenomenon. “Online platforms magnify bullying and make it much worse,” said Atkind. “With social ...

Police Escort Piscataway Cop to Burial in Somerville

June 26, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Escorted by hundreds of police cars and motorcycles, Piscataway police officer Julia Caseres was laid to rest with full honors at the New Cemetery on South Bridge Street Wednesday.

The 28-year-old officer had been a member of the Piscataway police department for three years; she had spent the past year battling a rare form of lung cancer and died on June 21. Several dozen of ...

Edison Deputy Police Chief Resigns, Subject of Criminal Complaint

Edison, NJ –  The Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office  confirmed that Edison Deputy Police Chief Ronald Mieczkowski has resigned after the County Prosecutor’s Office filed a complaint against him.

The complaint, which was filed on June 19, alleges that Mr. Mieczkowski committed the crime of false swearing. According to the complaint, on January 15, Mr.

Piscataway Police Officer Julia Jeanette Caseres Loses Battle with Cancer

PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Piscataway Police Department shared in a Facebook post on Saturday the passing of fellow officer Julia Jeanette Caseres.

“It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our sister in blue, Julia Caseres,” said police.

“Julia Jeanette Caseres, 28 of Clinton, formerly of Union passed away peacefully on June 21, 2019.

The ...

Hillsborough: Sourland Music Festival Draws Record Crowd

June 26, 2019

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  – More than 2,500 people attended last weekend's Sourland Music Festival.

"This year’s Fest attracted more attendees, volunteers, nonprofit partners, vendors and sponsors than ever before. Our volunteers really did an outstanding job. The weather was gorgeous, and the bands rocked,” said Caroline Katmann, Sourland Conservancy executive ...

Big Hix Pays Tribute to Country/Western Music and Ol’ Glory June 14

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Big Hix, a country/western tribute band, was born on the balcony of a Red Roof Inn at the Jersey shore just months after Super Storm Sandy ravaged the coastline almost five years ago.

Dale Toth, guitarist, lead vocalist and co-founder of the band was living in a room at the hotel temporarily, a refugee from the devastating storm. He was visited that day by Pemberton ...

188 Neglected Dogs Seized From Owner Brought to Somerset Regional Animal Shelter

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter  is caring for 188 dogs removed from a location in Hunterdon County where they were living in squalid conditions, according to authorities

The dogs were removed from the home Tuesday, with assistance from the Monmouth County SPCA which said the dogs seem to have had limited human contact and minimal to no veterinary care.

Brian ...

Hillsborough: Sourland Music Festival Draws Record Crowd

June 26, 2019

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  – More than 2,500 people attended last weekend's Sourland Music Festival.

"This year’s Fest attracted more attendees, volunteers, nonprofit partners, vendors and sponsors than ever before. Our volunteers really did an outstanding job. The weather was gorgeous, and the bands rocked,” said Caroline Katmann, Sourland Conservancy executive ...

Big Hix Pays Tribute to Country/Western Music and Ol’ Glory June 14

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Big Hix, a country/western tribute band, was born on the balcony of a Red Roof Inn at the Jersey shore just months after Super Storm Sandy ravaged the coastline almost five years ago.

Dale Toth, guitarist, lead vocalist and co-founder of the band was living in a room at the hotel temporarily, a refugee from the devastating storm. He was visited that day by Pemberton ...