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Add to My Calendar 03/16/2018 7:00pm 03/16/2018 11:00pm America/New_York Susan G. Komen North Jersey

Komen North Jersey will be “taking a bold leap forward” at its annual Pink Tie Party, as it sets its sights on its BOLD GOAL to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by 50% by the year 2026. Funds raised at this signature event will help towards achieving this goal, which will be accomplished by improving access of the underserved to quality and timely cancer care and ...

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8 Fun Things Happening in New Brunswick this Week (Nov. 18)

November 18, 2019

Yet another fun-filled week awaits you in the Hub City! You can get into the holiday spirit at a festive paint night or cheer on the Scarlet Knights Football team this Saturday. Check out our list of great events below.

MONDAY, NOV. 18

Monday Night Trivia at 7:30 p.m.

Where: George Street Ale House

Enjoy a night full of trivia and delicious food featuring host “Gentleman ...

Car Hits Construction Vehicle, then Another Vehicle in Route 18 Crash

OLD BRIDGE, NJ - An accident occurred when a car traveling south in the left lane of Route !8 hit a road construction vehicle and then sped into the right lane this morning.

Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Chief William Volkert of the Old Bridge Police Department announced today that police are investigating a motor vehicle crash in which one person was ...

Jamesburg Man Charged with Murder in Stabbing Deaths of his Father and Another Township Resident

JAMESBURG, NJ - A dangerous blaze covered the evidence of two murders in a Jamesburg house fire last Wednesday, November 6, 2019.  Jaree D. Kitchen has been charged with the first-degree murder of his father Clifford Kitchen.  Now he will face the same charge in the stabbing death of Gregory Fischer.

Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Chief ...

New Exhibits Featured in Kennedy Library

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Stop by Kennedy Library to enjoy Erik Burro's Legacy of  Remembrance photography exhibit and Pauline Perlman's Faceless Dolls exhibit. 

The works of these talented artists will be on display through the end of November. 

The New Jersey Origins of Green Bean Casserole

November 16, 2019

Ever wonder where the Thanksgiving classic Green Bean Casserole came from? Turns out it was created in the Garden State.

The turkey day staple was invented in 1955 in Campbell’s test kitchen in Camden by recipe developer Dorcas Reilly, who Campbell’s refers to as the “Grandmother of Green Bean Casserole.”

According to Smithsonian.com, the Associated ...

RU Women’s Basketball Halts Harvard for 4-0 Start

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Rutgers women's basketball (4-0) held its third straight opponent under 30 percent shooting in a 74-46 victory over Harvard (3-2) on Sunday afternoon at the RAC.
 
The Scarlet Knights begin a season 4-0 for the third straight year. Three players registered double-doubles in the same game for the first time in over a year, all leading to head coach C.

Obituaries

South Plainfield - Anna Serido, 104, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 11, 2019 at her ...
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Piscataway – Julia Rose Ungermah, 31, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 18, ...
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The Governor and Senate President: Perfect Together??

The 1947 New Jersey Constitution gave our governor enormous power to nominate and appoint people to many state positions: From the Attorney General to all county prosecutors to Superior Court judges to the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Board of Public Utilities to members of Pine Barrens Commission, amongst many many others.  The New Jersey Governor has lots of nominatin' to ...

Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

Over half of Garden State property tax bills go toward educating the state's nearly 1.4 million public school students.

The average New Jersey tax bill is $8,767. About 52.6% of that, or $4,610, is the taxes the local school district levies on homeowners and property owners, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

But the average taxpayers in some ...

Freeholder Director Rios Encourages Year-Long Support for Vets

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day.  At the first Armistice Day, on November 11, 1919, President Wilson stated:

“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed ...

Algae Bloom Powwow Brings Governor to Roxbury

November 18, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy came to Roxbury today to announce a 3-pronged plan to address harmful algal blooms (HABs) like the one that crippled Lake Hopatcong this summer.

Murphy chose the headquarters of the Lake Hopatcong Foundation – the refurbished former Lake Hopatcong train station- to join a phalanx of 21 federal, state, county and local officials for the meeting. At the ...

World War II Veteran Receives Over 1,000 Cards And Surprise Visit From Former New York Giants Players For 102 Birthday

PARAMUS, N.J. – A World War II veteran who took to social media earlier this month asking to be mailed 102 cards for his 102nd birthday got just that and much more than anyone could ask for on their special day.

Since announcing his humble request, Michael Diederich received well over 1,000 cards from the local community and from caring individuals as far out as Europe who mailed them to ...

Rotary Club of Hillsborough Invites Community to Holiday Packing Event for US Troops Overseas

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. - A caring message and a few simple pleasures from home can make a big difference to our service men and women serving abroad. That is the underlying mission of Operation Shoebox New Jersey, a Hillsborough-based, non-profit organization dedicated to providing our troops serving abroad with their favorite snacks and toiletries.

The Rotary Club of Hillsborough is proud to ...

150 FREE Turkey Giveaway

November 19, 2019

This Saturday, November 23 @ 9am, join Pastor Hart & Freedom Church for their Turkey Giveaway. Giving away 150 FREE Turkeys, canned goods, groceries, health screening and more!

Plainfield High School (Cafeteria), 950 Park Ave. Plainfield, NJ 07060. Please note: Turkeys are given on a 1st come 1st serve basis.( One turkey per family.) Doors open at 8am. For more information, please contact ...

Dash, Splash, and Bash With Thanks4Giving In Asbury Park

ASBURY PARK, NJ – On Saturday, November 16, 2019, Thanks4Giving to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) will be held near Convention Hall in Asbury Park, NJ. This annual plunge has evolved into two great events, now incorporating a run along the boardwalk in the all new Turkey Dash 5K before plungers take the Turkey Splash in the crisp Atlantic Ocean.

Organized by the Law ...

Freeholder Director Rios Encourages Year-Long Support for Vets

November 7, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day.  At the first Armistice Day, on November 11, 1919, President Wilson stated:

“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed ...

Thanks for the Memories

I want to Marie Kondo my head.

I want to remove all the junk in there that is no longer giving me joy.

Actually, I don’t really know much about Marie Kondo, other than a vague understanding that she is the guru of decluttering. Once while surfing Netflix, I clicked on her show, Tidying Up. I thought it might be some sort of grisly crime scene drama.

It turns out it was a reality TV ...

Stop Lecturing Your Kids... And Do This Instead

You’re trying to get some cooperation, or to make a point with your teen. You have the best intentions and it’s going well, until it’s not. At some point (usually pretty quickly) it turns into a lecture.  How can you tell?

Look and listen. You see it on your child’s face, or in the eye-rolling. You hear it in a sigh or a groan. Better to stop now.

But you ...