Vacation Bible School 2019

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568 Ryders Lane East Brunswick, NJ 08816

Aldersgate United Methodist Church

568 Ryders Lane
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

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Rolling Stones in the Meadowlands: NJ TRANSIT Got It Right – Again!

NJ TRANSIT got it right – Again – during both of the Rolling Stones concerts held in the Meadowlands this month. Kudos to the agency and to the Governor’s office for stepping up again to find solutions to a very difficult situation.

When the Agency gets it right – it’s expected, and no one applauds. Of course, when issues occur, the Agency is challenged and too ...

New Jersey Date Night: Going Vegan in the Garden State

August 14, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

No animals were harmed in the making of this date.

Oftentimes in the dating world we encounter online profiles that include a potential date’s dietary preferences. From carnivores to pescatarians, there’s a gamut of eaters out there, but where exactly do you take them for a meal? Same goes for ...

Gov. Murphy Visits Middlesex County College to Tout Opportunity Grant's Success

August 20, 2019

EDISON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited Middlesex County college on Thursday to speak with students about the Community College Opportunity Grant.

The grant pays tuition and fees for those students with an adjusted gross income of $65,000 a year or less.

He toured the college’s enrollment center in West Hall and spoke with Angelo Abreu, assistant director of Enrollment Services, ...

Car Fire Snarls Early Afternoon Traffic on Parkway

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ— Southbound traffic on the Garden State Parkway slowed to a crawl as flames engulfed a late-model SUV Friday afternoon.

The vehicle was stopped on the side of the road before the Raritan tolls just past the Driscoll Bridge. The driver was sitting on the guardrail as firefighters responded to the scene. It is not known if there were any reported ...

Photo Album: 2019 Middlesex County Fair

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - It's pretty easy to be distracted by the colorful prizes, the tasty munchies, and the swiveling rides at the Middlesex County Fair.  That icy root beer has a pretty loud call, as do the popping lights of the rides as the twilight edges across the open fields of East Brunswick. Yet the fair also has the draw of human interaction, the astounding number and variety ...

One Winning Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Sold In Milltown

MILLTOWN, NJ - Check those lottery tickets. One winning Jersey Cash 5 ticket was sold at the Acme on Ryders Lane in the borough. The other was sold in Maple Chek on Springfield Avenue in Maplewood. The winners from Middlesex and Essex Counties will split the $100,000 prize, giving each a $50,000 payday. The winning numbers are 2, 9, 16, 27 and 33. The XTRA number is 2.

“We are thrilled ...

18th District Legislators Announce Local Freight Grants

August 13, 2019

EDISON, NJ — Members of the New Jersey 18th Legislative District, Senator Patrick Diegnan (D-South Plainfield), Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin (D-East Brunswick), and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak (D-Edison) announced two grants for local freight infrastructure on Thursday August 8th. The grants total $1.2 million for two major Edison commercial parks. This grant was awarded through the ...

Library Hosts Folk Music Jam Session to Celebrate Woodstock Anniversary

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—Fifty years ago, performers and fans alike flocked to Woodstock, New York, for three days of music. In the same spirit, East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive) is hosting a Folk Music Jam Session on Wednesday, August 28 at 7:00 pm.

Led by the Musicians & Friends' Folk Jam Central Meetup Group, this is a family-friendly acoustic jam ...

‘The Rainmaker’ Brings Mesmerizing Emotions to Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

MADISON, NJ - “The Rainmaker” is a play that speaks to the heart and done with such elegance and simplicity that it is unforgettable.

Written by N. Richard Nash, this play isn’t often performed.  Under the guidance of Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte, the story is beautifully rendered by a cast that works fluidly together. It speaks so specifically to our longings and ...

Glimmerglass Opera Tackles Racial, Class Issues

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Glimmerglass Opera Festival has an outstanding reputation for first-rate singers, strong orchestras and glittering productions.

This year, the company also takes on a number of issues that are relevant to our time. “Blue” stands out as an innovative study of racial bias, family and loss. With music by Jeanine Tesori and lyrics, as well as direction, by ...

Popular Asbury Park Donut Shop Gains Both Neighborhood and National Success

August 16, 2019

ASBURY PARK, NJ – In our newest episode, HomeGrown visits Purple Glaze Donuts, an award-winning bakery on Summerfield Avenue. Open for four years in Asbury Park, the donuts are made by a mother and son team, and have already become a celebrated part of the community.

The shop opened in 2015 and began having success shortly thereafter. “We’ve slowly gotten the word out,” ...