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Tue, February 20, 5:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township: Franklin Middle School Night ...

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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, 8:00 PM

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Somerset Saturday Night

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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 ...

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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

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 & ...

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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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Thu, March 15, 6:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township: St. Matthias School Open House ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/15/2018 6:00pm 03/15/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township: St. Matthias School Open House March 16 and 17

Do you think your child is receiving the best education available to them? Is your child in a safe, secure school environment where they are able to flourish academically, socially, and spiritually to their fullest potential?

Who influences your child on daily basis to be a high achiever, a leader, a disciple?

Come visit St. Matthias School to see what sets our school apart. Learn about our ...

170 John F. Kennedy Blvd Somerset, NJ 08873
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Fri, March 16, 9:00 AM

Somerset

Franklin Township: St. Matthias School Open House ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/16/2018 9:00am 03/16/2018 11:00am America/New_York Franklin Township: St. Matthias School Open House March 16 and 17

Do you think your child is receiving the best education available to them? Is your child in a safe, secure school environment where they are able to flourish academically, socially, and spiritually to their fullest potential?

Who influences your child on daily basis to be a high achiever, a leader, a disciple?

Come visit St. Matthias School to see what sets our school apart. Learn about our ...

170 John F. Kennedy Blvd Somerset, NJ 08873
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Fri, March 16, 7:00 PM

The Grove, Cedar Grove

Susan G. Komen North Jersey

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Add to My Calendar 03/16/2018 7:00pm 03/16/2018 11:00pm America/New_York Susan G. Komen North Jersey

Komen North Jersey will be “taking a bold leap forward” at its annual Pink Tie Party, as it sets its sights on its BOLD GOAL to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by 50% by the year 2026. Funds raised at this signature event will help towards achieving this goal, which will be accomplished by improving access of the underserved to quality and timely cancer care and ...

691 Pompton Avenue Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
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Sat, March 17, 4:30 PM

Middlebush Volunteer Fire Dept, Somerset

Middlebush Volunteer Fire Dept-Corned Beef and ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/17/2018 4:30pm 03/17/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Middlebush Volunteer Fire Dept-Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner

Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner at Middlebush Volunteer Fire Dept. March 17th - 4:30 to 7:30 21 Olcott St, Somerset.

$17.00 per adult, $15.00 seniors 65+

$5.00 children ages 3-12

After 7 adult dinners are $15.00!

Heritage Irish Step Dancers performing at 5:15p.m. and 6:30p.m.

Come enjoy our festive atmosphere!

Dinner includes All You Can Eat Corned Beef, Cabbage, Potato, Irish ...

21 Olcott St Somerset, NJ 08873

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The Governor and Senate President: Perfect Together??

The 1947 New Jersey Constitution gave our governor enormous power to nominate and appoint people to many state positions: From the Attorney General to all county prosecutors to Superior Court judges to the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Board of Public Utilities to members of Pine Barrens Commission, amongst many many others.  The New Jersey Governor has lots of nominatin' to ...

Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

Over half of Garden State property tax bills go toward educating the state's nearly 1.4 million public school students.

The average New Jersey tax bill is $8,767. About 52.6% of that, or $4,610, is the taxes the local school district levies on homeowners and property owners, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

But the average taxpayers in some ...

Police Seeking Witnesses to Route 22 Car Crash

November 17, 2019

BOUND BROOK, NJ -  Police are looking for witnesses to a Saturday night jeep crash that occurred in the area of Route 22 and Mountain Avenue, according to a Bound Brook Police department Facebook post. 

Bound Brook Police say they responded to a report of an overturned vehicle on fire at approximately 11:34 pm. Upon arrival, officers found a vehicle in the woods off ...

Piscataway: Rutgers Police Investigate Report of Aggressive Coyote Attack Near Livingston Campus Preserve

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Rutgers University Police are investigating a report of an aggressive coyote that may have bitten a man along the Rutgers Preserve on Livingston Campus in Piscataway early Thursday morning, resulting in it being closed.

Rutgers police officials notified the college community and issued the following alert via their Facebook page and other means.

"The Rutgers ...

The Meaning of Veterans Day

KENILWORTH, NJ - What is Veterans Day? Veterans Day is celebrated yearly on November 11, 2019. It is a day when we honor our veterans and those who have served. Originally November 11 held a different meaning for many Americans and those around the world. On November 11, 1918, World War I had come to a close and all hostilities had ended. Exactly one year later, it was officially ...

Piscataway Breaks Ground on Spray Park Addition to Community Center Complex

PISCATAWAY, NJ — Construction is moving along on the long-awaited Piscataway community center which is expected to open in time for residents to enjoy during the summer of 2020, several months ahead of schedule, said township officials. It will also include an outdoor component with a pirate-themed spray park.

“It’s hard to fathom the progress that has been made by Terminal ...

Theater Company Features Arts Programs for Kids of All Ages

RIDGEWOOD, NJ — In the next installation of HomeGrown: Ridgewood, Host Stephanie Willoughby visits with staff and performers at Porch Light Productions, a theater company in Bergen County offering theater and related arts programs for students from kindergarten through college. 

Founded in 2005, Porch Light Productions features a wide range of programs, such as classes in acting ...

South Brunswick Shop-Rite Opens on Route 1 North

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Yesterday was the grand opening of a brand new Shop-Rite in South Brunswick located on Route 1, Monmouth Junction. The new state-of-the-art store will be approximately 72,000 square feet and will employ 300 plus employees, both part-time and full time. The first 125 customers to shop at the store received a complimentary goodie bag with groceries and flowers.

In ...

HomeGrown Discovers Ridgewood NJ Hot Spot, Steel Wheel Tavern, on the Right Track

November 16, 2019

RIDGEWOOD, NJ -- In the current episode of HomeGrown, Host Stephanie Willoughby met with Glenn Carlough, Co-Owner of Steel Wheel Tavern, located just steps from the Ridgewood Train Station. The establishment recently celebrated their three year anniversary and regularly hosts community events, live music and a dance party every Saturday. 

Being so close to the train station has inspired ...

Police Seeking Witnesses to Route 22 Car Crash

November 17, 2019

BOUND BROOK, NJ -  Police are looking for witnesses to a Saturday night jeep crash that occurred in the area of Route 22 and Mountain Avenue, according to a Bound Brook Police department Facebook post. 

Bound Brook Police say they responded to a report of an overturned vehicle on fire at approximately 11:34 pm. Upon arrival, officers found a vehicle in the woods off ...

Piscataway: Rutgers Police Investigate Report of Aggressive Coyote Attack Near Livingston Campus Preserve

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Rutgers University Police are investigating a report of an aggressive coyote that may have bitten a man along the Rutgers Preserve on Livingston Campus in Piscataway early Thursday morning, resulting in it being closed.

Rutgers police officials notified the college community and issued the following alert via their Facebook page and other means.

"The Rutgers ...

The Meaning of Veterans Day

KENILWORTH, NJ - What is Veterans Day? Veterans Day is celebrated yearly on November 11, 2019. It is a day when we honor our veterans and those who have served. Originally November 11 held a different meaning for many Americans and those around the world. On November 11, 1918, World War I had come to a close and all hostilities had ended. Exactly one year later, it was officially ...

Gobble, Gobble: Somerville Hosts 4th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Thanksgiving Morning

November 16, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The 4th annual 5K Turkey Trot hosted by the Somerville Recreation Department kicks off at 9 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28th, with 1,000 or more runners expected to compete.

The staging area, start and finish line is adjacent to Engine Company No. 1, 170 E. Main Street at the corner of Veterans Memorial Drive.

All proceeds benefit Recreation Department programs. Runners ...

Teens Invited to Youth Leadership Conference

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Teens in grades seven to 12 to are urged to register for the Somerset County Youth Council’s free workshop series “Youth Leadership Summit on Whole Life,” on Dec. 5th from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

The event will be held in the first-floor conference room of the Human Services Building, located at 27 Warren St., Somerville. The registration deadline is Nov. 27th.

Hundreds Line Up in Somerville for Hepatitis A Vaccine

SOMERVILLE, NJ – For the second day in a row, hundreds of people stood in line outside the Somerset County Human Services building on Warren Street waiting to be vaccinated against the Hepatitis A virus in response to a public health warning issued by state and county health officials who reported that a deli worker at the nearby ShopRite supermarket had been diagnosed with the communicable ...

Gobble, Gobble: Somerville Hosts 4th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Thanksgiving Morning

November 16, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The 4th annual 5K Turkey Trot hosted by the Somerville Recreation Department kicks off at 9 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28th, with 1,000 or more runners expected to compete.

The staging area, start and finish line is adjacent to Engine Company No. 1, 170 E. Main Street at the corner of Veterans Memorial Drive.

All proceeds benefit Recreation Department programs. Runners ...

Teens Invited to Youth Leadership Conference

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Teens in grades seven to 12 to are urged to register for the Somerset County Youth Council’s free workshop series “Youth Leadership Summit on Whole Life,” on Dec. 5th from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

The event will be held in the first-floor conference room of the Human Services Building, located at 27 Warren St., Somerville. The registration deadline is Nov. 27th.

The Governor and Senate President: Perfect Together??

The 1947 New Jersey Constitution gave our governor enormous power to nominate and appoint people to many state positions: From the Attorney General to all county prosecutors to Superior Court judges to the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Board of Public Utilities to members of Pine Barrens Commission, amongst many many others.  The New Jersey Governor has lots of nominatin' to ...

Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

Over half of Garden State property tax bills go toward educating the state's nearly 1.4 million public school students.

The average New Jersey tax bill is $8,767. About 52.6% of that, or $4,610, is the taxes the local school district levies on homeowners and property owners, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

But the average taxpayers in some ...