Harvey Cedars Bay Beach Unguarded Today

August 30, 2016

HARVEY CEDARS, NJ - Today, Tuesday August 30, the Harvey Cedars Police Department has announced that the bay beach will be unguarded. There are red flags flying which means absolutely no swimming or body boarding. You may only enter the water up to knee deep. 

New Distillery Coming to Flemington This Year

RARITAN TWP. – Skunktown Distillery is planning to open later this year and preparations are already well underway.

The distillery is the work of founders Caine Fowler and Paul Hyatt. They chose the name to honor the origins of their hometown of Sergeantsville, which was originally named Skunktown. The distillery will be located at 12 Minneakoning Road here.

The distillery will ...

Deadline Nears for "Somerville Perspectives" Art Show

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The deadline is fast approaching for artists who want to submit their work for inclusion in the 2016 Arts on Division Festival.

The theme: “Think Somerville.”

Deadline: Thursday, Sept. 1

The four-day visual arts festival Sept. 15-18 will also feature an all-day Crafts Festival Sept. 17 and for the first time this year will share the good vibes of the annual ...

September Events at the Scotch Plains Public Library

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Say goodbye to summer and say hello to these exciting September programs for adults at the Scotch Plains Public Library.

On Friday, Sept. 2 at 12:00 Noon, join community members for a viewing of Suffragette (PG-13, 106 min). In this galvanizing feminist drama, a working-class laundress in 19th century London becomes radicalized when she meets a brave cadre of women ...

Westfield Memorial Library Hosts Coloring for Adults and Designing a Victory Garden

August 30, 2016

WESTFIELD, NJ - On Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 10 a.m., the Westfield Memorial Library will present another popular two-hour coloring workshop for adults. The library is located at 550 East Broad Street.

“Our hectic lives color our view of the world. Wouldn't it be great if you could just spend a few unhurried hours with a coloring book?” said Jen Schulze, head of Adult ...

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Upcoming Events

Tue, August 30, 10:00 AM

Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Summit

Blue Water Art Exhibit at Reeves-Reed Arboretum

Arts & Entertainment

Tue, August 30, 10:00 AM

Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Summit

Blue Water Art Exhibit at Reeves-Reed Arboretum

Arts & Entertainment


Tue, August 30, 11:00 AM

Tilted Kilt, Monmouth Junction

Tilted Kilt: $3 Draught Beer All Day Mondays and ...

Arts & Entertainment

Swimsuit by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

Swimsuit by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Grand Central Publishing, 2009)

James Patterson novels serve a purpose; they are mindless, fun thrillers that keep the reader awake all night racing through two page chapters at the speed of light. After spending a couple of weeks plowing through a lengthy tome, Patterson and co-author of the moment (in this case Maxine Paetro) provide escapism ...

The Dirty Dozen, Less One

I recently experienced something of a meltdown in the egg aisle at the supermarket over which kind of eggs to buy.  After much consideration, I finally settled on the eggs I wanted (organic, free-range, and cage-free), when I discovered another problem.

The next time I opened an egg carton at the store, there was an egg missing.

Having been the victim of covert cracked eggs in the ...

Going for Brass

I get all teary-eyed watching the Olympics on TV.  You  know, the human drama, the sacrifice, the dedication, the thrill of competition, the athletic lip sync murmur to the national anthem on the podium.  


This year I discovered that there are many other Olympic champions besides the usual cadre of spring-wound gymnastic pixies and ferociously wedged, hairless swimmers ...