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BRMS Students Show Skills in Annual Talent Show

March 19, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School held its annual talent show March 14, with students showing off their skills in vocals, piano, dance and more.

Performing were Abheek Dhara, Judy Gao, Nivedita Ghosh Roy, Maanas Gopi, Harshita Kalyanaraman, Piya Khakharia, Catherine Kong, Ayank Maiti, Riya Patel, Niti Sinha, Jeffrey Wen, April Cerritos, Geoffrey Li, Sofia Morales, Nikhita ...

Bridgewater's Kiley Baxter Among Somerset Patriots National Anthem Audition Winners

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater's Kiley Baxter was announced as one of the winners of the Somerset Patriots National Anthem Auditions held at Bridgewater Commons on Saturday, March 9th.
 
Baxter was one of the selected singers, joining David Lang of Somervile, Matt Lafargue of Dunellen, Jordan Thomas Burnett of Hamilton, Michael Barthal of Bedminster, Melissa Donlay of Hampton, ...

Hamilton School Unveils New Kindness Mural at Annual Art Show

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Hamilton Primary School held its annual art show, and unveiled a new mural, finished by Stephanie Moench, owner of Create heART Studio, and members of the student body.

Moench said there was a contest over the summer for a mural to be done at a school in Somerset County. When she saw Hamilton Primary had only 3 percent of the votes, she offered her services to do a mural, ...

BRHS Choir Holds Annual Broadway Night (Photo Gallery)

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater-Raritan High School held the annual Broadway Night Feb. 27 and Feb. 28 with students performing songs from "Wicked," "Avenue Q," "Into the Woods" and many more.

Performing were Amani Abdelhadi, Trisha Addaganti, Jacob Agins, Gemma Alesandro, Daniel Amorim, Veena Arunkumar, Ananya Arvind, Tammy Ayoade, Elayna Badger, Presha Bajpai, ...

BRHS Graduate Earns Raves for Writing Play on Charles Schulz

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - He was a heavily involved member of the Bridgewater-Raritan High School theater arts department, and now graduate Jack McManus is making a name for himself outside of the school environment — as the writer of a new play about “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz.

McManus wrote the book and lyrics for “Sparky,” which tells the story of the life of the ...

Bridgewater-Based Chinese School Holds Annual Chinese New Year Celebration (Photo Gallery)

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Huaxia Chinese School at Bridgewater held its 2019 Chinese New Year Festival Show Feb. 10 to celebrate Chinese heritage.

The event was held at Bridgewater-Raritan HIgh School, and included dancing performances and much more.

— Photos by Dawn Wilde

Winning Cash 5 Jackpot Ticket Sold in Bridgewater

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A ticket sold at News Corner, on Commons Way in Bridgewater, matched all five numbers drawn to win the $70,950 Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot from the Feb. 14 drawing.

The winning numbers were 07, 10, 24, 36 and 43, and the XTRA number was 02.

"We are thrilled that the winning jackpot ticket was sold at News Corner," said acting executive director James Carey, in a ...

Bridgewater's Green Planet Band Set to Perform at Somerville Cafe

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Bridgewater-based Green Planet band is kicking off its 2019 mall tour, and is also planning a stop at a local haunt in Somerville Friday.

The band will perform at the Dragonfly Music and Coffee Cafe at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15.

In the band are 13-year-old singer and guitarst Kylee Rapp; 11-year-old drummer Tyler Rapp; 11-year-old bassist Anna Rapp; and Mama Lisa on lead guitar.

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