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Thu, February 15, 6:30 PM

New Brunswick

Central Jersey College Prep Charter School - ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/15/2018 6:30pm 02/15/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Central Jersey College Prep Charter School - Open House

New Brunswick Location: (Information Sessions)

115 Commercial Avenue, New Brunswick, 08901

(Holy Family Parish School Auditorium - behind Sacred Heart Church)

Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018: 10 am (all grades)

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018: 6:30 pm (all grades)

Somerset Location: (Open House)

101 Mettlers Rd., Somerset, NJ 08873 (CJCP Auditorium)
Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018:

12 pm (Elementary) ...

115 Commercial Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Tue, February 20, 5:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township: Franklin Middle School Night ...

Education Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/20/2018 5:00pm 02/20/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township: Franklin Middle School Night Fundraiser at Zoup!

SOMERSET, NJ - Zoup! of Somerset will host a school fundraising night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for Franklin Middle School on Feb. 20. The community is invited to attend the event to help FMS raise money.

All attendees need to do, is bring in voucher and present it while purchasing a meal. At the end of the night, all of the vouchers will be tallied and up to 25 percent of purchases will be ...

120 Cedar Grove Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Thu, February 22, 6:00 PM

Somerset

Central Jersey College Prep Charter School ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/22/2018 6:00pm 02/22/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Central Jersey College Prep Charter School EXCIBICION AL PUBLICO / OPEN HOUSE

CJCP aceptara solicitudes hasta el 1 de marzo de 2018. APPLY

2/22/2018: 6 pm (Para todos los grados)

Dirección: 101 Mettlers Rd. Somerset, NJ 08873

Click here for flier.

101 Mettlers Road Somerset, NJ
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Thu, February 22, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township Board of Education Meeting

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/22/2018 7:00pm 02/22/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township Board of Education Meeting

Board of Education Meeting to be held at Franklin High School Cafeteria, 500 Elizabeth Avenue, Somerset ~ Closed Session 6:30 pm ~ Public Session 7:30 pm

Public Notice

500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset , NJ
Pillar College Open House

Sat, February 24, 10:00 AM

Pillar College, Somerset

Pillar College Open House

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/24/2018 10:00am 02/24/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Pillar College Open House

Learn about Pillar's Dual-Enrollment Education program which allows high school students (usually juniors and seniors) to enroll in college courses for credit prior to high school graduation, in a safe and caring college environment. College-bound students save time and money while gaining advanced standing.

600 Apgar Drive Somerset, NJ 08873
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Sat, February 24, 2:00 PM

Somerset

Black America: Then and Now

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 02/24/2018 2:00pm 02/24/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Black America: Then and Now

The mission of Black America: Then and Now is to, have an open dialogue with like-minded people seeking to make the world a better and more cohesive place. With special guest, Deputy Mayor Shanel Robinson and other community leaders we will, 'Study our past, Discuss our present, and Plan our future.” We hope that people young and old alike can join us for a transparent dialogue that ...

485 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ
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Sat, February 24, 8:00 PM

Somerset

Somerset Saturday Night

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/24/2018 8:00pm 02/24/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Somerset Saturday Night

Join us on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the East Franklin Firehouse (121 Pinegrove Ave., Somerset, NJ) for an evening of stand-up comedy to benefit the MacAfee Road School PTO.

Tickets are $20 each, show is BYOB and adults only.

Scheduled to appear:
John Kim
Grisel Cabrera
Mike Hollan
Jessica Sager

Host/MC: Dan Bocchino

Tickets are available at ...

121 Pinegrove Ave. Somerset, NJ
Organizing for the 2018 Mid-terms: Elections, Issues & Beyond

Sun, February 25, 1:00 PM

St. David's Episcopal Church, Cranbury

Organizing for the 2018 Mid-terms: Elections, ...

Education Giving Back Government

Add to My Calendar 02/25/2018 1:00pm 02/25/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Organizing for the 2018 Mid-terms: Elections, Issues & Beyond

STAND Central New Jersey presents “Organizing for the 2018 Mid-terms: Elections, Issues & Beyond”

Join regional grassroots leaders and fellow activists to plan for the 2018 mid-terms and explore methods of mobilizing voters in voter registration, get-out-the-vote efforts, voter engagement and issue advocacy. Join the conversation with Dena Mottola Jaborska, associate director, ...

90 S. Main St Cranbury, NJ 08512
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Tue, February 27, 5:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township: St. Matthias School Night ...

Education Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/27/2018 5:00pm 02/27/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township: St. Matthias School Night Fundraiser at Zoup!

SOMERSET, NJ - Zoup! of Somerset will host a school fundraising night from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. for St. Matthias School on Feb. 27. The community is invited to attend the event to help St. Matthias raise money.

All attendees need to do, is bring in voucher and present it while purchasing a meal. At the end of the night, all of the vouchers will be tallied and up to 25 percent of purchases will be ...

120 Cedar Grove Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
Early Bird Promo for YHIS Summer Camp

Wed, February 28

Kingston

Early Bird Promo for YHIS Summer Camp

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/28/2018 12:00am 03/01/2018 12:00am America/New_York Early Bird Promo for YHIS Summer Camp

YingHua International School (YHIS) offers different camps for children who want to have a variety of learning experiences. Select from Chinese Immersions Culture Camp, Technology & Engineering Camp and Adventure Sleepaway Camp.

Full Day Camps: 8:30am - 3:30pm (FREE before care starting at 8:00am)

YHIS Chinese Immersion & Culture Camp (age2-5) is the best solution to meet your ...

25 Laurel Ave Kingston , NJ true
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Thu, March 1

Somerset

CJCP’s Online Initial Applications Open Now ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/01/2018 12:00am 03/02/2018 12:00am America/New_York CJCP’s Online Initial Applications Open Now through March 1st.

ELIGIBILITY

CJCP is a public charter school serving grades Kindergarten through 4, and 6 through 12 during the 2018-19 school year. Applications may be submitted online at www.cjcollegeprep.org, and are due March 1, 2018.

IMPORTANT DATES

· January 1 – March 1, 2018: The initial application to enter the lottery is accepted

· March 8, 2018: Admission ...

101 Mettlers Road Somerset, NJ 08873 true
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Sat, March 3, 9:30 AM

Kingston

Free Maker's Day at YingHua International School

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/03/2018 9:30am 03/03/2018 3:30pm America/New_York Free Maker's Day at YingHua International School

It has been a big hit for the past years that is why we are doing it again. Let's Make Things!

YingHua International School at 25 Laurel Avenue, Kingston, NJ sponsors a FREE Maker's Day on March 3 from 9:30 - 3:30 pm. Everyone is invited to join as for a fun learning experience for all ages. Learn how things work! From Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & crafts and Math.

25 Laurel Avenue Kingston , NJ
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Sat, March 3, 10:00 AM

Kingston

YingHua International School Open House

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/03/2018 10:00am 03/03/2018 12:00pm America/New_York YingHua International School Open House

Tours
Tours of our school are available on most school days by appointment. Please call (609) 375-8015, email Felicia Fea-Pan, Director of Admissions, at felicia@yhis.org, or fill out the following request form to arrange for a private tour. Children are welcome to attend the tours and spend time in the classrooms.

Open Houses
In addition, the school is hosting the following Open House ...

25 Laurel Avenue Kingston , NJ
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Sat, March 3, 4:00 PM

Kingston

YHIS-STARTALK Student Program Informational ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/03/2018 4:00pm 03/03/2018 6:00pm America/New_York YHIS-STARTALK Student Program Informational Session

STARTALK’s mission is to increase the number of U.S. citizens learning, speaking, and teaching critical need foreign languages. YingHua International School - STARTALK offers students (incoming 3rd to 9th grade) these languages creative and engaging 3-week summer experiences plus sustaining program throughout the school year that strive to exemplify best practices in language education.

25 Laurel Avenue Kingston , NJ
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Wed, March 7

Kingston

Yes, You Can Learn to Communicate in Chinese

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/07/2018 12:00am 03/08/2018 12:00am America/New_York Yes, You Can Learn to Communicate in Chinese

YingHua International School, an accredited International Baccalaureate Chinese Immersion school in Kingston, NJ will be providing a free 3-week Intensive Chinese program to incoming students grades 3 to 9. This program is funded by the federal government through NSA and STARTALK.

Its mission is to increase the number of U.S. citizens learning, speaking, and teaching critical need foreign ...

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Wed, March 7, 7:00 PM

Middlesex Public Library, Middlesex

DreamGirls STEM Club for Middle School Girls

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/07/2018 7:00pm 03/07/2018 9:00pm America/New_York DreamGirls STEM Club for Middle School Girls

The High School Robotics Team of Central Jersey is hosting the next meeting of DreamGirls in Action STEM Club for Girls. Each FREE monthly meeting begins with a short video featuring a female STEM professional, working in a wide variety of industries including social media, fashion, food, and personal care – women the girls may not normally meet. The video is followed by a hands-on STEM ...

1300 Mountain Avenue Middlesex, NJ 08846
Franklin Township: Teen Summit

Sat, March 10, 8:30 AM

Somerset

Franklin Township: Teen Summit

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/10/2018 8:30am 03/10/2018 1:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township: Teen Summit

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Parents of students in grades 7 through 12 are invited to Teen Summit at Sampson G. Smith School, March 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Workshops for on healthy relationships, entrepreneurship, dance, bullying, teen parenthood, addiction/recovery, LGBTQ, G.R.I.T. and more will be held for teens in grades 7 through 12.

A continental breakfast and lunch will also be ...

1649 Amwell Road Somerset, NJ
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Sat, March 10, 5:30 PM

Somerset

March Madness Tricky Tray Presented by the FMS & ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/10/2018 5:30pm 03/10/2018 8:30pm America/New_York March Madness Tricky Tray Presented by the FMS & SGS PTOs

Don’t Miss it!! Saturday, March 10, 2018 Franklin High School 500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset, NJ 08873

Doors open at 5:30 PM

Drawing begins at 7:00 PM $20 Admission at the door

* Value Packs available w/Pre-Orders *

For more information: www.franklinboe.org slamdunktrickytray18@gmail.com

Click here for order form.

500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset, NJ 08873

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New Jersey Transit A National Disgrace?

This week’s question is a continuation of last week’s on New Jersey infrastructure issues. 

New Jersey Transit has more than 2,000 buses and more than 700 trains, and there are more than 900,000 trips taken on NJ Transit every weekday. In total, passengers ride more than 3.5 billion miles per year on the system. In the past, Governor Murphy referred to NJ Transit as a ...

Jim Barrood Looks Back at His Tenure at the New Jersey Tech Council

October 7, 2019

Jim Barrood recently completed five years as president and CEO of the New Jersey Tech Council.  In my role as editor and publisher of NJTechWeekly.com, I recently interviewed Jim about his tenure at the Council:   

Can you talk about some of the accomplishments you’ve been most proud of at the Council?

Our community has enormous capabilities when we work together.

Reward Offered in Watchung Hit and Run, Council Approves Safety Resolution

October 18, 2019

WATCHUNG, NJ - A reward of up to $1,500 is being offered by Somerset County Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for a hit-and-run in the Borough on Oct. 8.

In response to the hit-and-run, the Watchung Borough Council approved a resolution on Thursday calling on Somerset County to assist in improving safety on Valley ...

Mother of Transfer Football Player Calls For Athletic Director to be Fired

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The mother of the New Brunswick High School football player at the center of the school's four-game sanction urged the school board to fire athletic director Craig Lowery after her son was allowed to play without sitting out a state-mandated 30-day period following a transfer.

Monica Rivera's voice quivered with emotion at Tuesday night's meeting as she ...

National Group Calls on Westfield to Fly Italian Flag for Columbus Day

WESTFIELD, NJ — A national group is calling on the town to raise the Italian flag for Columbus Day, in the way it raised the Pride Flag earlier this year. Columbus Day is Monday.

The Italian American One Voice Coalition, which works to fight stereotyping of Italian Americans, is objecting to Westfield’s refusal to fly the striped flag following the month-long flying of ...

Scariest New Jersey Haunts To Get Creeped Out In

NEW JERSEY – Love things that go bump in the night? Is Friday the 13th a favorite day? Folks who really thrive on the scare factor of Halloween and do not even flinch about the oddest weird NJ stories or don’t need to sleep with the light on after reading Stephen King will want to check out one or more of these haunted excursions before October 31 rolls around.

The Haunted Red ...

Piscataway Woman Reported Missing; Family Seeks Help in Finding Her

 

UPDATE: Juliet's family reports she has been found in Brooklyn, NY and is safe. They thank everyone for their support.

PISCATAWAY, NJ – A 30-year old Piscataway woman has been reported missing by her family.

Juliet is described as bi-racial black and white, 135 pounds with brown eyes and short, curly, black hair. Her last name was not given.

“She suffers ...

Juvenile Injured in Watchung Hit and Run, Police Request Public’s Help

WATCHUNG, NJ – A 12-year old was hit by a vehicle on Valley Road in Watchung on Tuesday, and that vehicle fled the scene, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’ Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Watchung Chief of Police Joseph Cina said in a release on Wednesday. Valley Road was closed for much of Tuesday evening.

An ...

CUEED Celebrates a Decade of Success Supporting Entrepreneurs & Economic Development

October 18, 2019

NEWARK, NJ -- Rutgers Business School’s Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development (CUEED) celebrated their 10th anniversary, bringing together elected officials, local vendors and leaders in the community to mark a decade of success. Held at Express Newark, the CUEED UnGala Experience also featured Q&A sessions about business topics and a marketplace showcasing the ...

Reward Offered in Watchung Hit and Run, Council Approves Safety Resolution

October 18, 2019

WATCHUNG, NJ - A reward of up to $1,500 is being offered by Somerset County Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual or individuals responsible for a hit-and-run in the Borough on Oct. 8.

In response to the hit-and-run, the Watchung Borough Council approved a resolution on Thursday calling on Somerset County to assist in improving safety on Valley ...

Mother of Transfer Football Player Calls For Athletic Director to be Fired

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The mother of the New Brunswick High School football player at the center of the school's four-game sanction urged the school board to fire athletic director Craig Lowery after her son was allowed to play without sitting out a state-mandated 30-day period following a transfer.

Monica Rivera's voice quivered with emotion at Tuesday night's meeting as she ...

National Group Calls on Westfield to Fly Italian Flag for Columbus Day

WESTFIELD, NJ — A national group is calling on the town to raise the Italian flag for Columbus Day, in the way it raised the Pride Flag earlier this year. Columbus Day is Monday.

The Italian American One Voice Coalition, which works to fight stereotyping of Italian Americans, is objecting to Westfield’s refusal to fly the striped flag following the month-long flying of ...

Somerset County Seniors' Transportation System Busiest in NJ

October 17, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - For the second year in a row, Somerset County’s Transportation Division has provided more trips to senior and disabled residents than any other county in New Jersey, according to NJ Transit’s 2019 Casino Revenue Transportation Program Report.

In 2018, Somerset County provided 365,008 service trips to medical appointments, senior centers, grocery shopping, ...

Visitors Celebrate Diversity at Somerville Festival

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County celebrated its cultural heritage with its first-ever first Diversity Festival on Saturday, Oct.12th, on the grounds of the Historic Courthouse and Veterans Plaza across from the County Administration Building at 20 Grove St.

It was a busy day in the borough, with the historic Borough Hall, Firemen's Museum and the Wallace House, George ...

Levine Credits Triple-A Bond Rating for Savings on Loans

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Freeholder Director Brian D. Levine has announced two recent county note sales that garnered interest rates of just over one percent.

The first was a one-year note for $40 million at a rate of 1.15%. This note is funding road resurfacing and reconstruction, bridge maintenance, and various vehicles and equipment. The successful bidder was Bank of America ...

Somerset County Seniors' Transportation System Busiest in NJ

October 17, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - For the second year in a row, Somerset County’s Transportation Division has provided more trips to senior and disabled residents than any other county in New Jersey, according to NJ Transit’s 2019 Casino Revenue Transportation Program Report.

In 2018, Somerset County provided 365,008 service trips to medical appointments, senior centers, grocery shopping, ...

Visitors Celebrate Diversity at Somerville Festival

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County celebrated its cultural heritage with its first-ever first Diversity Festival on Saturday, Oct.12th, on the grounds of the Historic Courthouse and Veterans Plaza across from the County Administration Building at 20 Grove St.

It was a busy day in the borough, with the historic Borough Hall, Firemen's Museum and the Wallace House, George ...

New Jersey Transit A National Disgrace?

This week’s question is a continuation of last week’s on New Jersey infrastructure issues. 

New Jersey Transit has more than 2,000 buses and more than 700 trains, and there are more than 900,000 trips taken on NJ Transit every weekday. In total, passengers ride more than 3.5 billion miles per year on the system. In the past, Governor Murphy referred to NJ Transit as a ...