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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

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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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Tue, January 30

SOmerset

Girl Scout Cookies: Chloe's Cookie World

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 01/30/2018 12:00am 01/31/2018 12:00am America/New_York Girl Scout Cookies: Chloe's Cookie World

The money I earn selling cookies will go towards new troop programs and activities for the new year!

I learned that once a goal is set, I have to try my hardest to achieve that goal.

Click here if you would like to buy cookies.

Girl Scout Cookie FAQ:

When you buy Girl Scout Cookies, you power amazing adventures and life-changing opportunities for girls—from trips to our ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, 8:00 AM

Somerset

Knights of Columbus Tuition Angel Pancake ...

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/04/2018 8:00am 02/04/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Knights of Columbus Tuition Angel Pancake Breakfast

The Knights of Columbus will hold its annual pancake breakfast in honor of past Grand Knight Robert Norland.

"All St. Matthias School students who attend will get a "dress down" pass and as always the food will be great," Knights of Columbus flier.

The cost $10 for ages 10-18 and children under 10 are free. The breakfast menu is pancakes, eggs, sausage, bagels, juice, ...

170 John F. Kennedy Blvd Somerset, NJ 08873
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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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EDA Task Force: 'Special Interests' Benefited From Camden Tax Incentives

June 18, 2019

TRENTON, NJ — A searing report released Monday evening by a task force to investigate the state economic development programs showed that "special interests" were behind the central incentive legislation and influenced hundreds of millions in tax credits.

It was issued just minutes after a superior court judge in Mercer County denied a request from attorneys for South ...

Attorney Tries To Bring Loaded Handgun Into Middlesex County Courthouse

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An attorney was arrested after he tried to bring a loaded handgun into the Middlesex County Superior Courthouse on Monday.

Mark B. Jander, 29, of Freehold, has been charged with one count of unlawful possession of a weapon, according to a statement released by Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Middlesex County Sheriff Mildred S. Scott.

Jander does not ...

East Brunswick Student Activists Speak Out Against Gun Violence

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rachel Gurevich wants new gun legislation on a national level.  So do her friends.  So do other students and citizens around the nation.  Last week, supporters of restrictive gun legislation around the country wore orange in support of revisiting current federal law.  Gurevich and other students brought their views to the Unitarian Society on Tices Lane to ...

Leah's Lemonade Stand Receives Fourth ValaircoCares $500 Donation to Benefit BHVRS

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Leah’s Lemonade Stand is the winner of the fourth ValaircoCares donation of $500.

As part of Valairco Heating and Cooling's 50th anniversary celebration, they have established the ValaircoCares program donating $500 each quarter to a charity or nonprofit. "This is our way of paying back to the communities that have been so ...

City Council Votes To Revoke Bar's Liquor License

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The City Council voted Wednesday night to revoke the liquor license of a bar where police said security guards were selling drugs.

Det. Ryan DeGraw, the city's Alcoholic Beverage Control officer, testified that cocaine, a gun and large sums of money were discovered the night in October 2018 when city police executed a search warrant on Mi Tierra bar at 14 Jersey ...

Highland Park Meeting To Discuss Children's Book Canceled Because Of Crowd Concerns

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - A public hearing scheduled for last night to discuss the reading of a children's book that had been an unlikely flashpoint for controversy in the borough has been canceled due to "crowd control concerns."

"The library received feedback from residents, community leaders, and the police department about citizen safety and crowd control of numerous ...

Food Truck Festival Benefits Project Graduation at Franklin High School

June 12, 2019

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ -- The Second Annual Franklin Food Truck Festival was recently held at Franklin High School in Somerset, where proceeds benefited Project Graduation for the Class of 2019.

Related article: What is Project Graduation and How to Win Free Tickets

“We raise about $28,000 every year to host an event for the students,” said Nick DiMeglio, President of ...

EDA Task Force: 'Special Interests' Benefited From Camden Tax Incentives

June 18, 2019

TRENTON, NJ — A searing report released Monday evening by a task force to investigate the state economic development programs showed that "special interests" were behind the central incentive legislation and influenced hundreds of millions in tax credits.

It was issued just minutes after a superior court judge in Mercer County denied a request from attorneys for South ...

Attorney Tries To Bring Loaded Handgun Into Middlesex County Courthouse

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An attorney was arrested after he tried to bring a loaded handgun into the Middlesex County Superior Courthouse on Monday.

Mark B. Jander, 29, of Freehold, has been charged with one count of unlawful possession of a weapon, according to a statement released by Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Middlesex County Sheriff Mildred S. Scott.

Jander does not ...

East Brunswick Student Activists Speak Out Against Gun Violence

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rachel Gurevich wants new gun legislation on a national level.  So do her friends.  So do other students and citizens around the nation.  Last week, supporters of restrictive gun legislation around the country wore orange in support of revisiting current federal law.  Gurevich and other students brought their views to the Unitarian Society on Tices Lane to ...

Big Hix Pays Tribute to Country/Western Music and Ol’ Glory June 14

June 14, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Big Hix, a country/western tribute band, was born on the balcony of a Red Roof Inn at the Jersey shore just months after Super Storm Sandy ravaged the coastline almost five years ago.

Dale Toth, guitarist, lead vocalist and co-founder of the band was living in a room at the hotel temporarily, a refugee from the devastating storm. He was visited that day by Pemberton ...

188 Neglected Dogs Seized From Owner Brought to Somerset Regional Animal Shelter

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter  is caring for 188 dogs removed from a location in Hunterdon County where they were living in squalid conditions, according to authorities

The dogs were removed from the home Tuesday, with assistance from the Monmouth County SPCA which said the dogs seem to have had limited human contact and minimal to no veterinary care.

Brian ...

Youth Groups Anxious to Play at Apex Sports Facility

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - With the first phase set to open this fall, Apex Sports & Events has signed on a few local groups looking to bring programming to the state-of-the-art facility.

Hillsborough Parks and Recreation, the Junior Raiders, Hillsborough Soccer Club, and Leading Edge Lacrosse will be among the organizations that will have a large presence at the complex starting in ...

Big Hix Pays Tribute to Country/Western Music and Ol’ Glory June 14

June 14, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - Big Hix, a country/western tribute band, was born on the balcony of a Red Roof Inn at the Jersey shore just months after Super Storm Sandy ravaged the coastline almost five years ago.

Dale Toth, guitarist, lead vocalist and co-founder of the band was living in a room at the hotel temporarily, a refugee from the devastating storm. He was visited that day by Pemberton ...

188 Neglected Dogs Seized From Owner Brought to Somerset Regional Animal Shelter

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter  is caring for 188 dogs removed from a location in Hunterdon County where they were living in squalid conditions, according to authorities

The dogs were removed from the home Tuesday, with assistance from the Monmouth County SPCA which said the dogs seem to have had limited human contact and minimal to no veterinary care.

Brian ...