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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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Sat, January 20, 6:00 PM

Somerset

Somerset Baptist’s 1st Annual Night of Worship

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 01/20/2018 6:00pm 01/20/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Somerset Baptist’s 1st Annual Night of Worship

You are invited to participate in Somerset Baptist’s 1st Annual Night of Worship.

This event will be held on January 20, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at Eternal Life Christian Center, 322 Franklin Boulevard, Somerset, New Jersey. Our hope is to awaken our community by leading others into all-out, uncompromised worship of God. Our primary purpose is to give God the glory, honor, and praise that He ...

322 Franklin Boulevard Somerset, NJ 08873

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Attorney Tries To Bring Loaded Handgun Into Middlesex County Courthouse

June 17, 2019

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 ...

Attorney Tries To Bring Loaded Handgun Into Middlesex County Courthouse

June 17, 2019

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 ...

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 ...