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Full Circle 2017: ‘Art of Possibility’ Spotlights Artists’ Limitless Talent

August 21, 2017

PEAPACK AND GLADSTONE, NJ – How does an idea become reality? It starts with possibility and turns into action.  At Arts Access, the goal is to make every artist’s vision come to life through the free expression of their ideas. From innovative mixed media art pieces to choreographed dances featuring multiple dancers, Arts Access artists conceive and create compelling ...

Spectacular Sunset Follows Rain Storm Friday Night

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mother Nature showed a wide range of emotions Friday night.

She was blustery and defiant, delivering a fast moving rain storm that forced cancellation of Friday night's Hillsborough Rotary Fair, accompanied by flashes of lightning and rumbles of thunder.

She was also considerate, with the rain helping to clear out the oppressive humidity that had hung over the state ...

Friday Night Hillsborough Rotary Fair Cancelled, Resumes Saturday and Sunday

 

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - A forecast of severe thunderstorms and rain and possible flooding has cancelled Friday night's Hillsborough Rotary Fair.

The six-day fair wil resume on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 6-11 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 20, 2-7 p.m.

The fireworks show scheduled for Friday night will take place Saturday.

Saturday night is also the final wristband night; the cost is ...

Cinemark Theater and Two Anchors Receive Approvals from Watchung Planning Board to Replace Route 22 Sears

WATCHUNG, NJ - Plans for a theater and two of the stores in the new shopping center that will replace Sears and Sears Auto Center on Route 22 and Terrill Road received approvals at Tuesday night's Watchung Planning Board Meeting. The next meeting, where final approval on the cinema is expected, is scheduled for Sept.19.

HomeSense and Sierra Trading Post are the two ...

The Rain Stopped, But Hillsborough Police Chief Got Soaking Wet at the Rotary Fair

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Police Chief Darren Powell got soaking wet, event though the rain had stopped in time for the Hillsborough Rotary Fair to hold its Grand Opening Tuesday as planned by 6 p.m.

Powell volunteered to sit on the trap door at the dunk tank to help raise money for the Rotary and someone got their money's worth, hitting the bulls eye target with the ball  to release ...

RVCC Planetarium Offers Free, Safe Viewing of Solar Eclipse

BRANCHBURG NJ - The Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium in Branchburg will be heating up with excitement in August, as the Planetarium—and the rest of the country—prepare for a total Solar Eclipse on August 21. It is the first time in 99 years that the U.S. is experiencing a coast-to-coast total Solar Eclipse. While the “Path of Totality” for complete viewing of ...

Rain, Rain, Go Away: Hillsborough Rotary Fair Opens Tonight on Schedule

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Hillsborough Rotary Fair will open as scheduled Tuesday, Aug. 15 at 6 p.m.

National Weather Service radar shows the rain that started early Tuesday morning is moving eastward, and though clouds will continue to cover the area, the rain is not expected to return.

This is the 10th year the Hillsborough Rotary has hosted the fair adjacent to the Hillsborough ...

Crews Put Finishing Touches on Hillsborough Rotary Fair Rides and Amusements

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Work crews from Majestic Midway Amusements and Paladin Amusements were at work early Monday morning assembling the rides and game booths for the annual Rotary Club of Hillsborough’s annual fair, which opens Tuesday, Aug. 15 and runs through Sunday, Aug. 20 alongside the Hillsborough Promenade, 315 Route 206.

Now in its tenth year under Rotary leadership, the Fair ...

Berkeley Heights Ninja Anthony DeFranco Advances to American Ninja Warrior' National Finals

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston alumn Anthony DeFranco advances to the 'American Ninja Warrior' National Finals in Las Vegas, NV to be aired on September 4, 2017 at 8 p.m. on NBC.

DeFranco placed 9th in the City Finals in Cleveland [aired Monday, August 14, 2017], making it to the Nail Clipper obstacle in a time of 4:03.32 before his run came to an end.

Alhamra Art Center Holds Red Carpet Reception for ‘Made in Pakistan’

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ – Consul General of Pakistan Raja Ali Ejza, accompanied by his wife, Ayeshav, came from New York City to attend the opening of the ‘Made in Pakistan’ exhibit at the Alhamra Art Center on Saturday, Aug. 12.

Also attending the event were Bernardsville Mayor Kevin Sooy and his wife Veronica, and M. Ali Chaudry, former Bernards Township mayor, and a Basking ...

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Dandiya Raas & First Anniversary Celebration Planned for September

August 20, 2017

Basking Ridge Indian Community invites all residents and non-residents to come and celebrate Dandiya Raas on Saturday, September 23rd, 6 pm at Ridge High School, 268 S. Finley Ave.

Basking Ridge Indian Community is organizing a Live Dandiya Dancing Night and First Year Anniversary Celebration. This should be an unforgettable event full of fun and ...