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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 ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Home & Garden

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
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Winter Festival America, Inspiring: Respighi & Prokofiev

Sun, January 14, 3:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick, New Brunswick

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Winter Festival ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 01/14/2018 3:00pm 01/14/2018 5:00pm America/New_York New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Winter Festival America, Inspiring: Respighi & Prokofiev

XIAN ZHANG conductor
GEORGE LI piano
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Just as American concertgoers of another era cheered Prokofiev and Respighi, audiences are raining accolades on 21-year-old Chinese pianist George Li, silver medalist in the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition, and NJSO’s Xian Zhang.

CHEN YI Ge Xu (NJSO Premiere)
Dramatic and arresting; subtitled ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Thu, January 18, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Mississippi Freedom Summer: Race, Religion and ...

Arts & Entertainment

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 ...

485 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ
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Sat, January 20, 6:00 PM

Somerset

Somerset Baptist’s 1st Annual Night of Worship

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 01/20/2018 6:00pm 01/20/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Somerset Baptist’s 1st Annual Night of Worship

You are invited to participate in Somerset Baptist’s 1st Annual Night of Worship.

This event will be held on January 20, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at Eternal Life Christian Center, 322 Franklin Boulevard, Somerset, New Jersey. Our hope is to awaken our community by leading others into all-out, uncompromised worship of God. Our primary purpose is to give God the glory, honor, and praise that He ...

322 Franklin Boulevard Somerset, NJ 08873
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Fri, January 26, 5:30 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township District Showcase

Arts & Entertainment Education

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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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
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Wed, January 31, 7:30 PM

Harvest Moon Brewery & Cafe, New Brunswick,

Harvest Moon Sip & Dip Paint Party

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Add to My Calendar 01/31/2018 7:30pm 01/31/2018 9:30pm America/New_York Harvest Moon Sip & Dip Paint Party

Come Share some laughs and paint a Glass! We're having our FIRST-EVER Sip & Dip Paint Party at Harvest Moon Brewery/Cafe! Explore your inner artist while enjoying delicious food and maybe a shot or two.What a perfect way to unwind after a long day of work, bring a friend or significant other; all are welcome.Eat great food and learn a new craft! Choose between a Beer Glass and Wine ...

392 George St New Brunswick, , NJ 08901
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Thu, February 1

Somerset

Somerset County Park Commission February to April ...

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Add to My Calendar 02/01/2018 12:00am 02/02/2018 12:00am America/New_York Somerset County Park Commission February to April Calendar

Information on all Somerset County Park Commission activities may be found on the Internet at www.somersetcountyparks.org or by calling 908-722-1200.

Duke Island Walkers

A weekly walking group will meet every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through Duke Island Park off Old York Road in Bridgewater along a beautiful stretch of the ...

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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 ...