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December 10, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK – Just a couple more weeks left in December before we start the new year. If you still have events you want to attend or activities you want to do, do them! Below is a list of events going on this week, so you can make what’s left of 2018 a great one. Monday, December 10 An ...

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EDISON, NJ – Edison Township’s 29th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting took place on Thursday at The Heritage at Clara Barton. Edison Mayor Thomas Lankey lit the tree alongside Santa and the Grinch. Also present at the event were members of the Edison Township Council. The event featured musical ...

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EDISON, NJ – The Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park hosted its third annual tree lighting on Nov. 29 at the Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park. The night featured musical performances by the John. P Stevens Choir and Band Ensemble, and Tower Carolers, and hot chocolate and cookies, which were ...

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EDISON, NJ – The Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park (TECMP) will be hosting its third annual Tree Lighting on the grounds of the Edison Memorial Tower on Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Thomas Edison Center, the Township of Edison, and the Edison Police and Fire Dept., is free, and ...

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NEW JERSEY - Yes, the Garden State is known for its malls. The state actually has more than 50 with some larger than others. However, New Jersey doesn't hold the honor of opening the first indoor mall, Minnesota has that. New Jersey opened the second. The Cherry Hill Mall first unlocked its doors ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A nearly month-long string of events for the holiday season is scheduled in the city and with it opportunities to donate toys, clothing and food.  It begins with the tree lighting and continues through a New Year's Eve celebration. Here are the events the city announced ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - He was born in New Brunswick, baptized at Christ Church in the city and attended Rutgers College, serving as editor of the Targum student newspaper. He went on to graduate school at Columbia University in New York City and became a teacher in Morristown. Before reaching age ...

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EDISON, NJ - Edison High School (EHS) hosted its annual Holiday Bazaar Indoor Vendor and Craft Show on Nov. 17.  The Bazaar featured various vendors selling jewelry, winter accessories, and food. According to Irene Vargas, Co- president of the EHS Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO), all ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Now that November is in full swing, leaves turning colors, air is cool and crisp and the holiday season is fast approaching.  You know what that means? Festive events, festive events, festive events! Tuesday, November 13 New Brunswick Jazz Project – Emerging Artists Night & ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - Get a head start on the holiday shopping at the 40th annual Our Lady of Lourdes (OLOL) Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. New at this year's always-popular bazaar is the OLOL Emporium, offering beautiful gift items. A whole host of well-known brands ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - World War I ended on the 11th hour, of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. This year, Nov. 11 falls on Sunday, and members of the military will be honored with the Veterans Day Parade that will start in Highland Park and proceed over the bridge into New Brunswick. "We ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – The Cornelius Low House Museum in Piscataway is currently planning an exciting new exhibit that will explore life in the Garden State during the postwar era. The Middlesex County’s Office of Arts and History is asking residents to submit their own artifacts and antiques for ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Edison Rotary Club will be hosting its annual Pancake Breakfast at Applebee’s Grill + Bar Edison location on October 27, from 8 am - 10 am. Tickets cost $10, which includes breakfast and door prizes. Attendees can also purchase separate tickets for the Tricky Tray ...

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EDISON, NJ -  Middlesex County College will be hosting its annual Harvest Fest on October 25 (rain date: October 26) from 5-8 pm on the MCC campus in Edison. The event is free to attend for all. This year’s Harvest Fest will feature pumpkin patch and pumpkin decorating, hayrides, alien laser ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Edison Library will be hosting a seminar titled "George Washington, New Jersey, and the Revolutionary War". The seminar will take place on November 13 at 7pm. Joel Farkas, a docent from the Washington Headquarter’s National Park Service, will be the guest speaker. The seminar ...

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EDISON, NJ - Canine Companions for Independence hosted its 4th annual DogFest New Jersey on October 7, at Roosevelt Park. The event featured speakers, music, food, dog activities including an agility course, demonstrations on how the dogs help their owners, and a one mile walk around the lake .

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EDISON, NJ – On October 13, 2018, the Clara Barton Neighborhood will be hosting its 3rd Annual Block Party.  The event, which will run from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM, will take place at the  Saint Stephen Lutheran Church, located at 120 Pleasant Avenue in Edison.  The event will feature music and games.  ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- NFL players are coming to Scotch Plains-Fanwood to raise money for two good causes on Saturday, Oct. 20. The All-Star Basketball Game sponsored by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains Rotary Club will be a great family FUN-raiser in which NFL players from Giants, Jets, and ...

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EDISON, NJ – The Mobile Family Success Center in partnership with the Edison Municipal Alliance will be hosting a healthy living initiative on October 21, 2018. The Fall Fest event will take place from 10 AM to 1 PM at the Edison Farmer’s Market, located at 925 Amboy Avenue. A rain date of Sunday, ...

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EDISON, NJ - The John P. Stevens Marching Hawks will be hosting its 31st annual Marching Band Festival on Sunday, October 7, beginning at 12:00 noon.  The festival, which helps support the school’s marching band program, will include  music, food, and a variety of vendors.    This year’s John P.

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NEW BRUNSWICK – As most of us get into our school and work routine, we sit and wonder what can we do for fun when we get out? Well no worries, here is a list, mark it twice and go have a good time in the Hub City! Tuesday, September 11 Mindfulness Meditation Noon-1:00 p.m. Where: Rutgers ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Museum is proud to announce that East Brunswick Mayor Brad Cohen will be giving an upcoming lecture about “How Medicine Has Changed in our Lifetime.” The talk will be held on Sunday, September 30 at 2:00 pm at the East Brunswick Museum, 16 Maple ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK – Wow, did June, July and August fly by, am I right? Well, we must welcome September with open arms. And why not? There is still plenty to do in New Brunswick this month so mark your calendars and let the fun begin! Tuesday, September 4 Fall Semester Begins Where: Rutgers, New ...

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Edison, NJ -    A three day conference, titled Chalo India 2018, begins on August 31, 2018 and will run through September 2, 2018. The Association of Indian Americans in North America (AIANA) will be hosting the event at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center.  According to organizers “the ...

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Edison, NJ - The Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park, located on 37 Christie Street in Edison, is open from Thursdays thru Saturdays, from 10 am- 4 pm.  Every visitor is given a special tour of the museum, which features original artifacts as well as souvenirs available for purchase. The historic ...

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EDISON, NJ – The United Chinese Americans Association of New Jersey hosted its second Summer Picnic Friendship Event on Sunday at Roosevelt Park. The event promoted Chinese culture and included many cultural performances and ample food.  Yun Li performed a Mongolian dance at the event.  Ms. Li ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Edison Chamber of Commerce hosted its second annual Food, Wine, and Beer Festival on Saturday, at Papaianni Park. The event featured live music, games, food carts, and various vendors and retailers. Among the food vendors were The Empanada Guy, Jersey Johnny’s, Zinburger, Seasons ...

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EDISON, NJ - The Fourth Annual Pakistan Day Parade will be celebrated on Sunday, August 19th at 1:00 pm. The parade run through Oak Tree Road starting in Iselin, New Jersey and end in front of The Mall on Oak Tree Road in Edison. Last year’s parade attracted about 15,000 people from all over the ...

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EDISON,NJ - On August 19, 2018, the United Chinese Americans Association of New Jersey (UCAA-NJ)  will be hosting its 2018 Summer Picnic Friendship Event. The picnic will take place at Grove 1 in Edison Roosevelt Park beginning at 10:30 AM.  It will “present the diversity of our community, promote ...

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EDISON, NJ -  Over 300 volunteers and sponsors gathered at Royal Albert’s Palace in Fords, New Jersey ahead of the New Jersey India Day Parade, which runs from Edison to Iselin on Oak Tree Road. The event was the local kickoff for the parade. The Indian Business Association, which hosts the annual ...

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