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Wed, September 26, 1:00 PM

South Brunswick Public Library, Monmouth Junction

South Brunswick Community Blood Drive

Giving Back Health & Wellness

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Sat, September 29, 10:00 AM

Passaic County Technical Institute, Wayne

Susan G. Komen North Jersey - Free Women’s ...

Health & Wellness

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Thu, October 4, 12:00 PM

Rutgers Visitor Center, Piscataway

The Morgan Explosion Centennial

Education

Rutgers Police Issue Alert About Assault Victim Taken to Hospital

September 24, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  A Rutgers University student was taken to the hospital early Sunday after he was beaten by two men on Easton Avenue, police said in a statement.

The assault occurred about 2:15 a.m. when the victim, who was on Easton Avenue between Bristol and Courtland streets, was in a verbal argument with one of the men, and was struck and knocked to the ground. The victim was then ...

Landing Lane Bridge Delays, Police Suggest Alternate Route

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City police are advising motorists to avoid the Landing Lane Bridge today because of current emergency repairs being done on the span that connects New Brunswick and Piscataway.

Police said the state Department of Transportation is making the repairs.

The work is expected to continue into the evening hours, authorities said.

Currently traffic in each direction is ...

New Brunswick Man Killed While Attempting to Cross Route 18

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 45-year-old city man was struck and fatally injured while attempting to cross Route 18 in New Brunswick early this morning.

Christoph Freese was attempting to cross Route 18 near Commercial Avenue at 4:52 a.m. when he was struck by a 2006 red Dodge Charger driven by a 32-year-old man from Woodbridge, according to police.

The Dodge Charger was heading northbound on ...

Girls Soccer: Somerville Downs St. John Vianney, 2-1, in Prestigious Showcase

September 23, 2018

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Somerville has come out as one of the premier girls’ soccer teams in the state early this year, and Sunday, it got a statement win in what is shaping up to be a special fall for the Pioneers. 

Playing in the prestigious first-annual “Mountain vs. Seas” girls’ soccer showcase to benefit pediatric cancer, Somerville remained unbeaten with a ...

Raritan Post Office Renamed in Honor of Local Marine Hero John Basilone

RARITAN, NJ – USMC Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone, a local hero and true American hero, will be honored by the US Postal Service with the naming of the Raritan Post Office in his honor, 73 years after he gave his life on the beaches of Iwo Jima in the closing days of WWII.

The ceremony will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 21  at the Church of St. Joseph, 16 East Somerset St, next door ...

Rutgers President Barchi Staying 2 More Years

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said.

Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said.

“Bob Barchi has been a remarkable leader for Rutgers,” board president Sandy Stewart said.  He said ...

Riding with HEART Tack Sale Is Sept 29 & 30

September 20, 2018

ALEXANDRIA TWP., NJ — Riding with HEART is holding its Fall Tack Sale on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 30 from noon to 3 p.m. at their Alexandria Township farm, 639 County Road 513, two miles west of the Pittstown traffic light.  

On Sunday most items are half-price.  The sale offers saddles, tack trunks, blankets, turnouts, bridles, halters, ...

NJ Education Commissioner Discusses PARCC Changes, Plans for New Statewide Assessment at Joint Assembly & Senate Education Committee Hearing

With changes slated for the PARCC test as part of the plan by the Murphy administration to transition to a different statewide assessment, the Assembly and Senate Education committees held a joint hearing on Monday to hear from the commissioner of education about the proposed changes to ensure they do not interfere with the delivery of education in the state.

The committees invited New Jersey ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ

 

The mission of October’s perennial National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has traditionally been focused on a singular core message: awareness. The impetus of the month-long campaign has been that women (and men) need to be aware of what’s normal for them, know their family histories, and pay heed to the importance of getting screened regularly for breast cancer. But ...

Cost Effective Small Business Strategies

Source: Small Businesses Strategies that work; open for consideration by the Small Business Owner/Operator and/or Family Owned Business Organization; aimed to provide an advantage in positioning small business in front of their desired audience. Samuel K. Burlum shares insight to some of these practices. 

Small Businesses need every advantage available to them in their wheelhouse.