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Sat, October 19, 8:00 AM

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Project Graduation Clothing Drive

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Add to My Calendar 10/19/2019 8:00am 10/19/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Project Graduation Clothing Drive

1649 Amwell Road Somerset, NJ 08873
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Sat, October 19, 11:00 AM

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Barber Shop Talk With Cops

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Add to My Calendar 10/19/2019 11:00am 10/19/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Barber Shop Talk With Cops

This event is designed for Franklin Township Police Officers and the community to engage in meaningful dialogue about Franklin Township.

The barbershop has a long history of being a place where people in the community fellowship, engage in discussions and develop ideas to better themselves and the community.

In our continued efforts to build strong relationships with the community we ...

818 Hamilton Street Somerset , NJ 08873
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Sat, October 19, 2:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Middle School - Fish Fry Fundraiser

Food & Drink Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2019 2:00pm 10/19/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Franklin Middle School - Fish Fry Fundraiser

117 John E Bush Avenue Somerset, NJ 08873
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Sun, October 20, 11:30 AM

Saint Joseph High School , Metuchen

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Add to My Calendar 10/20/2019 11:30am 10/20/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Mark Calendar for Open House at Saint Joseph High School - Metuchen

METUCHEN, NJ - Have you thought about a private school education for your son? Then it is time to take a tour and get a look into the day-to-day activities of students at the Saint Joseph High School Open House in Metuchen, New Jersey, on Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 11:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Meet the students, faculty, parents and administrators that make up the Saint Joseph High School family ...

145 Plainfield Avenue Metuchen, NJ 08840
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Sun, October 20, 1:00 PM

Somerset

Somerset CROP Walk

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Add to My Calendar 10/20/2019 1:00pm 10/20/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Somerset CROP Walk

We need your help, and your feet, on Sunday, October 20th to participate in the 46th annual Somerset CROP Walk for hunger sponsored by Church World Service.

Registration for the 6-mile (10-kilometer) CROP Walk will begin at 1 p.m. at Somerset Presbyterian Church, 100 JFK Boulevard, and the walk will start at 2 p.m. We also offer a 2- mile mini-walk. All are welcome to join us as we take steps ...

100 John F. Kennedy Boulevard Somerset, NJ 08873

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Thanksgiving: A Day to Be Thankful for What We Have in New Jersey 

In the 1620s, Pilgrims arrived in the New World seeking sanctuary from the religious persecution they experienced in England. The small number of Pilgrims established s colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest, which the Pilgrims celebrated with Native Americans, who helped them pass the last winter by giving them ...

East Brunswick Redevelopment: Big Changes to Route 18

December 7, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  For those residents and commuters who are getting tired of looking at abandoned properties on Route 18 south like the Wiz/Gap Plaza or most stores at the former Loehmann's Plaza, help is on its way.

This past week the East Brunswick Redevelopment Agency has entered into an agreement with River Development Equities of Red Bank to manage 45 acres of the ...

Bridgewater Police: Avoid Country Club Road, Reported Man With Gun

BPD Update 6:15 pm: Police activity on Country Club Rd. If you have not been contacted by a uniformed officer you are NOT in danger. Do not call for updates.

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are urging people to avoid Country Club Road between Route 22 and Garretson Road because of a reported man with a gun, according to a Nixle alert from the department.

Police have not ...

Pascrell, Murphy Raise Red Flag on Threat of Domestic Terrorism

GARFIELD, NJ - Domestic terrorism is on the rise in the United States, and according to a roundtable discussion hosted by Representative  Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-9), right wing extremist groups, and their sympathizers, pose a serious threat to the public, as well a formidable challenge to local law enforcement.

During his time in office Pascrell has repeatedly condemned terror attempts ...

Reports of Coyote Sightings Continue in Piscataway: What to Do If You See One

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Police officials have been fielding reports of coyote sightings in the township over the past few weeks.

Original reports were of an aggressive coyote in and near the Rutgers Preserve on Livingston campus where at least two people were bitten. State wildlife officials closed the preserve for the investigation and capture of the coyote who has since been ...

Sale of School Needs To Provide 'Significantly Better Facility'

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The school superintendent said the Board of Education will only support the sale of its elementary school on Somerset Street if the plan "provides us with a significantly better facility."

Aubrey Johnson made the statement in a press release issued Tuesday by the firm that handles the school district's publicity matters.

Johnson revealed in September the ...

Attorney For Respite Center "Surprised' at Charges of Physical Abuse

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An attorney representing a respite facility at the center of several alleged incidents of physical abuse in May said it acted quickly to notify the proper authorities.

Five people - including four from New Brunswick - who worked at the Broadway Respite and Home Care facility are facing charges after police say two severely disabled individuals were physically abused at the ...

Meadowlands Environmentalist Hackensack Riverkeeper Transforms Polluted NJ Industrial Sites

December 6, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- At this year’s New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference, TAPintoTV spoke with Captain Bill Sheehan of Hackensack Riverkeeper, about his organization and their efforts to revitalize the Hackensack River Watershed. 

Among its missions, Hacksensack Riverkeeper collaborates with planners to ensure that land use decisions reflect science and adhere to all ...

East Brunswick Redevelopment: Big Changes to Route 18

December 7, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  For those residents and commuters who are getting tired of looking at abandoned properties on Route 18 south like the Wiz/Gap Plaza or most stores at the former Loehmann's Plaza, help is on its way.

This past week the East Brunswick Redevelopment Agency has entered into an agreement with River Development Equities of Red Bank to manage 45 acres of the ...

Bridgewater Police: Avoid Country Club Road, Reported Man With Gun

BPD Update 6:15 pm: Police activity on Country Club Rd. If you have not been contacted by a uniformed officer you are NOT in danger. Do not call for updates.

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are urging people to avoid Country Club Road between Route 22 and Garretson Road because of a reported man with a gun, according to a Nixle alert from the department.

Police have not ...

Pascrell, Murphy Raise Red Flag on Threat of Domestic Terrorism

GARFIELD, NJ - Domestic terrorism is on the rise in the United States, and according to a roundtable discussion hosted by Representative  Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-9), right wing extremist groups, and their sympathizers, pose a serious threat to the public, as well a formidable challenge to local law enforcement.

During his time in office Pascrell has repeatedly condemned terror attempts ...

Somerville Firemen's Parade: Thousands Jam Main Street to Greet Santa

December 8, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Bundled up against the cold, thousands lined the curb sides to wave to Santa as he and his elves were escorted down Main Street by a convoy of fire trucks from dozens of towns in Somerset County and beyond, maintaining a holiday tradition that grows each year.

Sponsored by the Somerville Fire Department, the trucks and their crews arrived early in the afternoon at the staging ...

Somerville: Firetrucks Trimmed in Lights to Escort Santa Down Main Street

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Hundreds of volunteer firefighters and first responders from throughout the state will festoon their emergency vehicles with strings of lights and blow-up cartoon characters for the V!II annual Holiday Lights Parade Saturday, Dec. 7th, beginning at dusk.

Sponsored by the Somerville Fire Department, the trucks and their crews will begin to arrive early in the afternoon at the ...

Historic Dance Party Pays Tribute to George Washington

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Cyber Monday is almost 250 years distant from Gen. George Washington's 1778-79 Middlebrook Encampment in central New Jersey, but the Somerset County Historical Society has a proprietary connection between the two. 

Online registration opens on Cyber Monday for the SCHS  "Dance of the Decades" a summer fund-raising event that draws its inspiration from ...

Somerville Firemen's Parade: Thousands Jam Main Street to Greet Santa

December 8, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Bundled up against the cold, thousands lined the curb sides to wave to Santa as he and his elves were escorted down Main Street by a convoy of fire trucks from dozens of towns in Somerset County and beyond, maintaining a holiday tradition that grows each year.

Sponsored by the Somerville Fire Department, the trucks and their crews arrived early in the afternoon at the staging ...

Somerville: Firetrucks Trimmed in Lights to Escort Santa Down Main Street

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Hundreds of volunteer firefighters and first responders from throughout the state will festoon their emergency vehicles with strings of lights and blow-up cartoon characters for the V!II annual Holiday Lights Parade Saturday, Dec. 7th, beginning at dusk.

Sponsored by the Somerville Fire Department, the trucks and their crews will begin to arrive early in the afternoon at the ...

Thanksgiving: A Day to Be Thankful for What We Have in New Jersey 

In the 1620s, Pilgrims arrived in the New World seeking sanctuary from the religious persecution they experienced in England. The small number of Pilgrims established s colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest, which the Pilgrims celebrated with Native Americans, who helped them pass the last winter by giving them ...