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Thu, January 18, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Mississippi Freedom Summer: Race, Religion and ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 01/18/2018 7:00pm 01/18/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Mississippi Freedom Summer: Race, Religion and Resistance at Franklin Library (Somerset)

Visit the Franklin Township Public Library on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm for a presentation about Mississippi Freedom Summer. Brooks Smith, who volunteered in Mississippi with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in the summer of 1964, will discuss his experiences and the importance the event played in civil rights history. Smith is a North Plainfield resident and ...

485 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ
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Sat, January 20, 9:00 AM

New Brunswick

Coat Giveaway to Those in Need

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 01/20/2018 9:00am 01/20/2018 10:30am America/New_York Coat Giveaway to Those in Need

If you are in need of a winter coat, Bayard Street Presbyterian Church is giving away hundreds, Saturday, Jan. 13, and Saturday, Jan. 20 from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Coats for children, women, and men will be available. The coats were donated by the Burlington Coat Factory through its "Warm Coats Warm Hearts" initiative.

The last Saturday of the month, Jan. 27, is also the ...

107 Baynard Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Fri, January 26, 5:30 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township District Showcase

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 01/26/2018 5:30pm 01/26/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Franklin Township District Showcase

Franklin High School Auditorium

Suzuki Program

FHS Orchestra - SGS Orchestra - FMS Orchestra

Food Concession/Mocktail Bar

Lobby Music Ensemble/Vendor Tradeshow

Sponsored by Franklin Township Orchestra Parents Association FTOPA “Helping Keep Music In Our Children's Lives!”

500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset, NJ
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Sat, January 27, 1:00 PM

Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Washington Crossing, Titusville

Election Reform & Voting Rights

Education Giving Back Government Law & Justice Other

Add to My Calendar 01/27/2018 1:00pm 01/27/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Election Reform & Voting Rights

STAND Central New Jersey invites the community to an expert panel discussion, “Election Reform & Voting Rights”. Join STAND CNJ and New Jersey leaders as we learn how we can remove obstacles that lead to voter suppression, address partisan redistricting, and ensure access to the voting for disenfranchised communities.

Our esteemed panelists include Amol Sinha, ACLU-NJ ...

268 Washington Crossing-Penn Rd Titusville, NJ 08560
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Wed, January 31, 7:30 PM

Harvest Moon Brewery & Cafe, New Brunswick,

Harvest Moon Sip & Dip Paint Party

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Other

Add to My Calendar 01/31/2018 7:30pm 01/31/2018 9:30pm America/New_York Harvest Moon Sip & Dip Paint Party

Come Share some laughs and paint a Glass! We're having our FIRST-EVER Sip & Dip Paint Party at Harvest Moon Brewery/Cafe! Explore your inner artist while enjoying delicious food and maybe a shot or two.What a perfect way to unwind after a long day of work, bring a friend or significant other; all are welcome.Eat great food and learn a new craft! Choose between a Beer Glass and Wine ...

392 George St New Brunswick, , NJ 08901
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Thu, February 1

Somerset

Somerset County Park Commission February to April ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/01/2018 12:00am 02/02/2018 12:00am America/New_York Somerset County Park Commission February to April Calendar

Information on all Somerset County Park Commission activities may be found on the Internet at www.somersetcountyparks.org or by calling 908-722-1200.

Duke Island Walkers

A weekly walking group will meet every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through Duke Island Park off Old York Road in Bridgewater along a beautiful stretch of the ...

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Venus Jewelers - Engagement Ring and Wedding Ring Weekend

Sun, February 4

Somerset

Venus Jewelers - Engagement Ring and Wedding Ring ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/04/2018 12:00am 02/05/2018 12:00am America/New_York Venus Jewelers - Engagement Ring and Wedding Ring Weekend




Woman Casually Discovers Her $13 Garage Sale Diamond Ring Is Worth Half a Million Dollars

Some 30 years ago, a woman in west London uncovered a giant ring at a garage sale that piqued her fancy. Thinking it was costume jewelry, she picked up the sparkler for $13. It turned out to be worth half a million dollars.

Read the story here.

While we may not all be as ...

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Sun, February 4, 2:00 PM

Sampson G. Smith School, Somerset

Willy Wonka Junior

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/04/2018 2:00pm 02/04/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Willy Wonka Junior

The Sampson G. Smith Players present Willy Wonka Junior! For more information or to purchase tickets ($8 each), please email SGSTickets@gmail.com.

1649 Amwell Road Somerset, NJ 08873
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Mon, February 5, 12:00 PM

Somerset

Township of Franklin Budget Meeting (CANCELLED)

Government

Add to My Calendar 02/05/2018 12:00pm 02/05/2018 1:00pm America/New_York Township of Franklin Budget Meeting (CANCELLED)

The council will hold its first of three budget meetings at the municipal building at 7 p.m. in the Council Chamber. Click here for the agenda.

475 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Thu, February 8, 4:00 PM

Franklin Park

Franklin Township: Last Shot for Free Flu Vaccine

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 02/08/2018 4:00pm 02/08/2018 7:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township: Last Shot for Free Flu Vaccine

The Somerset County Department of Health is sponsoring a free flu clinic Feb. 8 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Franklin Township Public Library, Franklin Park Branch on 3391 Route 27.

The Somerset County Department of Health published its Jan/Feb issue of Public Health Focus and issued some emergency warning signs of flu sickness. If you or someone you know exhibit these warning signs you may ...

3391 Route 27 Franklin Park , NJ
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Sat, February 10, 12:00 PM

Watchung Avenue Presbyterian Church, North Plainfield

I Love the 80's Murder Mystery Dinner & Show

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back Other

Add to My Calendar 02/10/2018 12:00pm 02/10/2018 4:00pm America/New_York I Love the 80's Murder Mystery Dinner & Show

This Scholarship and Finer Womanhood event is sponsored by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Beta Alpha Rho Zeta Chapter. The money raised for this event will be used to create scholarships for young women of Somerset County pursing higher education. Tickets can be purchased online via Eventbrite, by contacting the event's coordinator Adrianne Jackson (bapz2ndanti@gmail.com) or by using facebook ...

170 Watchung Ave North Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Sat, February 10, 2:00 PM

Somerset

Somerset County Democratic Committee - Black ...

Government

Add to My Calendar 02/10/2018 2:00pm 02/10/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Somerset County Democratic Committee - Black Caucus

Please join the Somerset County Democratic Committee Black Caucus's FREE celebration of the first black

Congresspersons, Congressman Donald Payne, Sr. and Congresswoman Bonnie Watson-Coleman on Saturday, February

10, 2018, 2 PM - 4 PM, at 505 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ. Light refreshments will be served.

Click here for flier.

505 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Sun, February 11, 2:00 PM

Sampson G. Smith School, Somerset

Willy Wonka Junior

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/11/2018 2:00pm 02/11/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Willy Wonka Junior

The Sampson G. Smith Players present Willy Wonka Junior! For more information or to purchase tickets ($8 each), please email SGSTickets@gmail.com.

1649 Amwell Road Somerset, NJ 08873
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Mon, February 12, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township Council Budget Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 02/12/2018 7:00pm 02/12/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township Council Budget Meeting

The Franklin Township Council will have its first public budget meeting of the year in the council chambers.

Click here for agenda.

475 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Tue, February 13, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township Council Work Session/Regular ...

Government

Add to My Calendar 02/13/2018 7:00pm 02/13/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township Council Work Session/Regular Meeting

Township Council Work Session/Regular Meeting
1/23/2018 7:00 PM Council Chambers

475 DeMott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873

Click here for agenda.

475 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873

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"Game of Thrones" Deaths Foreshadowed: Who's in Trouble for Season 8

April 21, 2019

Hours prior to the Season 8 premiere of "Game of Thrones," I decided to create a “GoT Death Pool” with my friends and family, complete with a list of characters and our individual predictions for whether each of these characters would be alive, dead or a wight by the end of the series.

Shortly after that, many of those friends and family members asked me to ...

Cinemark Watchung Opens 'Best Seat in Town'

April 19, 2019

WATCHUNG, NJ - The first ticket has been ripped and the new Cinemark theater is open in Watchung. (Story continues below video.)

Cinemark Watchung and XD Theatre held a pre-opening VIP event on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, featuring a ceremonial ticket ripping with Cinemark executives and Somerset County officials, and movie screenings of a choice of 10 films.

“We use the slogan the ...

Board Of Education Authorizes Lawsuit Against Edison Zoning Board On School Overcrowding

Edison, NJ –  The Edison Board of Education authorized its attorney to file a lawsuit against the Township’s Zoning Board at Wednesday night’s meeting.

“Tonight, I am introducing a resolution authorizing our legal counsel to initiate, if appropriate, a law suit against the Township, Edison Zoning Board, and other necessary parties,” said Board of Education ...

Wandering Ridgewood Goat Recovering From Pneumonia At Oradell Animal Hospital

PARAMUS - A young goat found wandering a Ridgewood cemetery last week is continuing to recuperate at Oradell Animal Hospital.

After being corralled by police, cemetery workers and animal control on April 5 at Valleau Cemetery, the 7-month old male goat was brought to the animal hospital for medical attention.

On Friday morning, the animal hospital provided an update on the pygmy goat, which ...

Muslim Community Speaks out at BOE Meeting Following Bias Incident

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Almost 400 residents, concerned citizens, Islamic advocates, and students crowded the halls of the Board of Education offices last night to speak out following a bias incident that occurred at East Brunswick High School on Wednesday.  On that morning, two female students got into a verbal confrontation that initially was a matter of "who sits where" in the ...

East Brunswick: Bias Incident Leads to Arrest and Charges; Officials Meet with Muslim Community

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - An incident that occured at East Brunswick High School yesterday morning has raised voices, anxiety, and concern among township residents, students, and families.  It has also driven many to question the accuracy of what they read on social media, the speed at which some information travels without being checked, and the quickeness of online readers to form judgments ...

Walmart to Remodel Piscataway Location, Will Spend $96M to Improve Its NJ Stores

Piscataway, NJ --  Retail giant Walmart today announced that it expects to spend an estimated $96 million this year in New Jersey through the remodeling, relocation or expansion of 13 stores, including the Centennial Avenue location in Piscataway.

“Walmart is strongly committed to enhancing the overall shopping experience in New Jersey,” said Glen Spencer, ...

New Jersey-Based Jaguar USA Wins Three World Car Awards at the 2019 New York International Auto Show

April 18, 2019

NEW YORK, NY -- Jaguar USA, based in Mahwah, New Jersey, was the recipient of the top three World Car Awards at the New York International Auto Show this year for the same model, the Jaguar I-PACE.

Entirely electric and in the SUV category, the Jaguar I-PACE received the awards for World Car of the Year, Design of the Year, and Green Car of the Year. It is unprecedented for one manufacturer to ...

Cinemark Watchung Opens 'Best Seat in Town'

April 19, 2019

WATCHUNG, NJ - The first ticket has been ripped and the new Cinemark theater is open in Watchung. (Story continues below video.)

Cinemark Watchung and XD Theatre held a pre-opening VIP event on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, featuring a ceremonial ticket ripping with Cinemark executives and Somerset County officials, and movie screenings of a choice of 10 films.

“We use the slogan the ...

Board Of Education Authorizes Lawsuit Against Edison Zoning Board On School Overcrowding

Edison, NJ –  The Edison Board of Education authorized its attorney to file a lawsuit against the Township’s Zoning Board at Wednesday night’s meeting.

“Tonight, I am introducing a resolution authorizing our legal counsel to initiate, if appropriate, a law suit against the Township, Edison Zoning Board, and other necessary parties,” said Board of Education ...

Wandering Ridgewood Goat Recovering From Pneumonia At Oradell Animal Hospital

PARAMUS - A young goat found wandering a Ridgewood cemetery last week is continuing to recuperate at Oradell Animal Hospital.

After being corralled by police, cemetery workers and animal control on April 5 at Valleau Cemetery, the 7-month old male goat was brought to the animal hospital for medical attention.

On Friday morning, the animal hospital provided an update on the pygmy goat, which ...

VNA Rummage Sale Coming May 3-5; Donation Period Ends Tuesday

April 21, 2019

FAR HILLS, NJ _ The spring Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills giant rummage sale is scheduled for May 3 to 5, and volunteers will be accepting donations to stock the fundraising event through this Tuesday, April 23.

The rummage sales held every spring and fall by the Basking Ridge-based VNA help uninsured and underinsured patients of the home-nursing organization, which assists ...

VNA Rummage Sale Coming May 3-5; Donation Period Ends Tuesday

April 21, 2019

FAR HILLS, NJ _ The spring Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills giant rummage sale is scheduled for May 3 to 5, and volunteers will be accepting donations to stock the fundraising event through this Tuesday, April 23.

The rummage sales held every spring and fall by the Basking Ridge-based VNA help uninsured and underinsured patients of the home-nursing organization, which assists ...