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Thu, January 18, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Mississippi Freedom Summer: Race, Religion and ...

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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 ...

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Franklin Township: Vigil to condemn terrorist attack and promote unity set for tonight

March 16, 2019

SOMERSET, NJ - Please join us and many of our fellow Franklin neighbors for a vigil tomorrow night in memory of the victims of terrorism in New Zealand where 49 men, women and children killed praying in two mosques. 

The vigil will be held at Temple Beth El, 1489 Hamilton St. in Somerset. It will start at 8:00 pm, Saturday, March 16. 

Let us in one voice to categorically ...

Hillsborough Schools Face Tough Choices; Teacher Layoffs Possible

March 20, 2019

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Stung by the defeat of a March 12 referendum that would have raised over $8 million to stabilize the school budget and implement full-day kindergarten, the Board of Education is considering several cost-saving options for the 2019-20 school year – including layoffs upwards of 50 teachers and staff.

Other remedies under consideration to overcome a $5 million shortfall ...

Watchung's Cinemark Theater Opening Soon, Shoppes at Watchung Under Construction

WATCHUNG, NJ - One more month. Cinemark Holdings has announced that the tentative grand opening of its newest movie theater, Cinemark Watchung and XD (1670 Route 22 East, Watchung) is expected to be in one month, at the start of spring break,  April 19.

Chick-Fil-A, Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, Ulta Beauty, Sierra Trading Post, and Home Sense have announced they are also opening at ...

Piscataway Police Search for Bank Robbery Suspect

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Township police are searching for a suspect wanted for the March 8 robbery of the Investors Bank on Stelton Road.

Police said at about 5:30 pm that evening, a man handed a teller a note demanding money. They said he did not show a weapon, but that he walked out of the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash fleeing in a black 2007 Volkswagen Jetta ...

Lady Bengals Championship Season Comes to an End

UNION, NJ – The storybook season for Bloomfield Girls Varsity Basketball came to a close on Thursday night as the Lady Bengals fell to top-ranked Franklin of Somerset 66-22 in the NJSIAA Group 4 Semifinal played at neutral-site Union High School.

 

Just two days after Bloomfield defeated Morristown 43-38 to capture their first North Jersey Section 1, Group 4 Championship in 19 ...

New Brunswick Police Ask Public's Help to Locate Woman

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - City police today issued a plea for the public's to help in locating a missing woman who may be somewhere in New Brunswick.

Authorities say they are trying to locate 30-year-old Angely Jimenez.

She is described as a Hispanic woman who is 5-foot, 1-inch tall and weighs 110 pounds.

Police say she may be in New Brunswick or in Elizabeth.

No information was given ...

Hillsborough Schools Face Tough Choices; Teacher Layoffs Possible

March 20, 2019

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Stung by the defeat of a March 12 referendum that would have raised over $8 million to stabilize the school budget and implement full-day kindergarten, the Board of Education is considering several cost-saving options for the 2019-20 school year – including layoffs upwards of 50 teachers and staff.

Other remedies under consideration to overcome a $5 million shortfall ...

Watchung's Cinemark Theater Opening Soon, Shoppes at Watchung Under Construction

WATCHUNG, NJ - One more month. Cinemark Holdings has announced that the tentative grand opening of its newest movie theater, Cinemark Watchung and XD (1670 Route 22 East, Watchung) is expected to be in one month, at the start of spring break,  April 19.

Chick-Fil-A, Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar, Ulta Beauty, Sierra Trading Post, and Home Sense have announced they are also opening at ...

Piscataway Police Search for Bank Robbery Suspect

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Township police are searching for a suspect wanted for the March 8 robbery of the Investors Bank on Stelton Road.

Police said at about 5:30 pm that evening, a man handed a teller a note demanding money. They said he did not show a weapon, but that he walked out of the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash fleeing in a black 2007 Volkswagen Jetta ...

Budget Crunch: RVCC Hikes Tuition $9 Per Credit

March 20, 2019

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Faced with declining enrollment and the prospect of a reduction in state aid, Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Board of Trustees has passed a budget for FY 2020 that increases tuition while reducing operating expenses by over $1 million.

The $54.5 million budget for FY 2020 includes a $9 per credit tuition increase for residents of Somerset and Hunterdon ...

Emergency Services Personnel to Swarm Somerville Hospital March 20

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Don’t be alarmed. This is only a drill.

Armed with assault rifles and other weapons, dozens of police officers from Somerset County law enforcement agencies, joined by EMS and fire service units will conduct an active-shooter response exercise at the Steeplechase Cancer Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital on Wednesday, March 20 from 7:30-10:30 ...

Hillsborough Voters Reject All-Day Kindergarten Referendum

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Residents voted by an overwhelming margin to reject a referendum on Tuesday that would have raised $8.06 million in taxes to pay for all-day kindergarten and stabilize the school board's finances.

Unofficial results at 9:30 p.m. showed 4,432 voting against the referendum, while 3,003 voted to approve. There were 624 mail-in ballots against the referendum and 406 in ...

Budget Crunch: RVCC Hikes Tuition $9 Per Credit

March 20, 2019

BRANCHBURG, NJ - Faced with declining enrollment and the prospect of a reduction in state aid, Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Board of Trustees has passed a budget for FY 2020 that increases tuition while reducing operating expenses by over $1 million.

The $54.5 million budget for FY 2020 includes a $9 per credit tuition increase for residents of Somerset and Hunterdon ...

Emergency Services Personnel to Swarm Somerville Hospital March 20

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Don’t be alarmed. This is only a drill.

Armed with assault rifles and other weapons, dozens of police officers from Somerset County law enforcement agencies, joined by EMS and fire service units will conduct an active-shooter response exercise at the Steeplechase Cancer Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital on Wednesday, March 20 from 7:30-10:30 ...