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Wed, January 31, 7:30 PM

Harvest Moon Brewery & Cafe, New Brunswick,

Harvest Moon Sip & Dip Paint Party

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Add to My Calendar 01/31/2018 7:30pm 01/31/2018 9:30pm America/New_York Harvest Moon Sip & Dip Paint Party

Come Share some laughs and paint a Glass! We're having our FIRST-EVER Sip & Dip Paint Party at Harvest Moon Brewery/Cafe! Explore your inner artist while enjoying delicious food and maybe a shot or two.What a perfect way to unwind after a long day of work, bring a friend or significant other; all are welcome.Eat great food and learn a new craft! Choose between a Beer Glass and Wine ...

392 George St New Brunswick, , NJ 08901
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Thu, February 1

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Somerset County Park Commission February to April ...

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Add to My Calendar 02/01/2018 12:00am 02/02/2018 12:00am America/New_York Somerset County Park Commission February to April Calendar

Information on all Somerset County Park Commission activities may be found on the Internet at www.somersetcountyparks.org or by calling 908-722-1200.

Duke Island Walkers

A weekly walking group will meet every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through Duke Island Park off Old York Road in Bridgewater along a beautiful stretch of the ...

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Venus Jewelers - Engagement Ring and Wedding Ring Weekend

Sun, February 4

Somerset

Venus Jewelers - Engagement Ring and Wedding Ring ...

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Add to My Calendar 02/04/2018 12:00am 02/05/2018 12:00am America/New_York Venus Jewelers - Engagement Ring and Wedding Ring Weekend




Woman Casually Discovers Her $13 Garage Sale Diamond Ring Is Worth Half a Million Dollars

Some 30 years ago, a woman in west London uncovered a giant ring at a garage sale that piqued her fancy. Thinking it was costume jewelry, she picked up the sparkler for $13. It turned out to be worth half a million dollars.

Read the story here.

While we may not all be as ...

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Sun, February 4, 2:00 PM

Sampson G. Smith School, Somerset

Willy Wonka Junior

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Add to My Calendar 02/04/2018 2:00pm 02/04/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Willy Wonka Junior

The Sampson G. Smith Players present Willy Wonka Junior! For more information or to purchase tickets ($8 each), please email SGSTickets@gmail.com.

1649 Amwell Road Somerset, NJ 08873
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Thu, February 8, 4:00 PM

Franklin Park

Franklin Township: Last Shot for Free Flu Vaccine

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 02/08/2018 4:00pm 02/08/2018 7:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township: Last Shot for Free Flu Vaccine

The Somerset County Department of Health is sponsoring a free flu clinic Feb. 8 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Franklin Township Public Library, Franklin Park Branch on 3391 Route 27.

The Somerset County Department of Health published its Jan/Feb issue of Public Health Focus and issued some emergency warning signs of flu sickness. If you or someone you know exhibit these warning signs you may ...

3391 Route 27 Franklin Park , NJ
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Sat, February 10, 12:00 PM

Watchung Avenue Presbyterian Church, North Plainfield

I Love the 80's Murder Mystery Dinner & Show

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back Other

Add to My Calendar 02/10/2018 12:00pm 02/10/2018 4:00pm America/New_York I Love the 80's Murder Mystery Dinner & Show

This Scholarship and Finer Womanhood event is sponsored by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Beta Alpha Rho Zeta Chapter. The money raised for this event will be used to create scholarships for young women of Somerset County pursing higher education. Tickets can be purchased online via Eventbrite, by contacting the event's coordinator Adrianne Jackson (bapz2ndanti@gmail.com) or by using facebook ...

170 Watchung Ave North Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Sun, February 11, 2:00 PM

Sampson G. Smith School, Somerset

Willy Wonka Junior

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/11/2018 2:00pm 02/11/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Willy Wonka Junior

The Sampson G. Smith Players present Willy Wonka Junior! For more information or to purchase tickets ($8 each), please email SGSTickets@gmail.com.

1649 Amwell Road Somerset, NJ 08873
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Wed, February 14, 7:00 PM

Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset

Love Stinks! Party

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Add to My Calendar 02/14/2018 7:00pm 02/14/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Love Stinks! Party

Join us for an anti-Valentine’s Day bash! We’ll be eating yummy food, playing party games, listening to heartbreaking music, and more! All planned by our teen volunteers.

485 DeMott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
Movement Invention Project2® 2018 Auditions

Sat, February 17, 12:00 PM

New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble, Summit

Movement Invention Project2® 2018 Auditions

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/17/2018 12:00pm 02/17/2018 4:30pm America/New_York Movement Invention Project2® 2018 Auditions

MIP2® 2018 NYC/NJ AUDITION
​Date: February 17, 2018
Location: New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble | 315B Springfield Avenue | Summit, NJ 07901
Time: 12pm Registration | 12:30pm-4:30pm Audition
Please bring: 1 copy of CV | 1 headshot | 1 Letter of Recommendation
Audition Fee: $30
**Reservations required. Contact mip@njdte.org

MIP2® NYC 2018 Program
Dates: July 2 - 13
Week 1: July ...

315B Springfield Ave Summit, NJ 07901
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Hot Latin Nights with the Mambo Kings

Sun, February 18, 3:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick, New Brunswick

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Hot Latin Nights ...

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Add to My Calendar 02/18/2018 3:00pm 02/18/2018 5:00pm America/New_York New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Hot Latin Nights with the Mambo Kings

MAMBO KINGS
THOMAS WILKINS conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

The Mambo Kings bring some serious heat as they celebrate the sizzling music of Latin America and the United States. From the sultry melancholy of Astor Piazzolla and the burning Afro-Cuban rhythms of Tito Puente to the rhythmic playfulness of jazz great Dave Brubeck and the pop strains of The Beatles, the Mambo Kings take ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick , NJ 08901
Hairspray Auditions

Sun, February 18, 7:00 PM

Villagers Theatre, Somerset

Hairspray Auditions

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/18/2018 7:00pm 02/18/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Hairspray Auditions

Auditions announced for HAIRSPRAY at Villagers Theatre

Directed by Matthew Muccigrossi

Music Direction by Adam Good

Choreography by Genevieve Estanislau

Stage Managed by Robert Langer

Produced by Emily Russoniello and Alex Stefaniak

AUDITION DATES: Sunday, February 18, 2017 - 7-10pm Monday, February 19, 2017 - 7-10pm

Auditions will be held by appointment and those ...

475 DeMott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
Hairspray Auditions

Mon, February 19, 7:00 PM

Villagers Theatre, Somerset

Hairspray Auditions

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/19/2018 7:00pm 02/19/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Hairspray Auditions

Auditions announced for HAIRSPRAY at Villagers Theatre

Directed by Matthew Muccigrossi

Music Direction by Adam Good

Choreography by Genevieve Estanislau

Stage Managed by Robert Langer

Produced by Emily Russoniello and Alex Stefaniak

AUDITION DATES: Sunday, February 18, 2017 - 7-10pm Monday, February 19, 2017 - 7-10pm

Auditions will be held by appointment and those ...

475 DeMott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Thu, February 22, 7:00 PM

Franklin Township Public Library, Somerset

Learn to use our new Green Screen!

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Add to My Calendar 02/22/2018 7:00pm 02/22/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Learn to use our new Green Screen!

Always wanted to be part of a meme? Want to travel to a tropical locale or outer space? Now you can. Come learn to use our green screen and the Do Ink Green Screen App to create fun and unique pictures or videos.

Click here for flier.

485 DeMott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Sat, February 24, 2:00 PM

Somerset

Black America: Then and Now

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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

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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

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Technology Fills the Critical Void, as Long-Term Living Communities Prepare for COVID’s Second Wave

October 20, 2020

As we enter the fall season, the chance of resurgence in COVID-19 cases remains top of mind, especially for health care providers. 

Just like we’ve seen in Britain, France, Germany and other European countries, New Jersey needs to be fully prepared for a second spike. For those who work in long-term care, it is our utmost responsibility to be ready and equipped with ...

Gunman Arrested After Terrorizing South Brunswick Hotel

October 19, 2020

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Friday, October 16th, 2020, a South Brunswick hotel was terrorized by a guest who pointed a gun at members of the staff. Louis Smith, age 46, threatened to harm guests and staff members after getting into an argument with an employee at the Hotel Vicenza on Route 1 South. Police set up a perimeter around the hotel and were able to de-escalate the situation leading to ...

Edison Police seeks your help in locating a Missing Teen

EDISON, NJ - Edison Police seeks your help in locating a missing Teen: Raven Bennett, 16 yo black female, 5'04", 110 lbs, brown-colored dreadlocks, wearing a red hat, light grey hooded sweatshirt, dark gray sweat pants, and black sneakers possibly Nike brand. Last seen: Beaver Ave, Edison, 3:00pm on 10/16/2020 and ran away on foot.

If you have information that can assist in helping ...

Piscataway Police: Man Struck and Killed in Early Morning Accident on Stelton Road

PISCATAWAY, NJ - A 61-year-old man was hit and killed by a car on Stelton Road near Charles Terrace early Friday morning. 

The man was struck by a 2002 Mercedes-Benz driven by a 68-year-old Piscataway man, said Piscataway Township Police Department Acting Chief Thomas Mosier.

First responders attempted to provide first aid but the man was pronounced dead at the scene, said ...

Murphy Announces NJ Health Exchange, Unemployment Assistance at COVID Press Briefing

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced the launch of the state’s official health insurance marketplace, Get Covered New Jersey, during his COVID press briefing in Trenton on Thursday. Oct. 15. The exchange is now open to Garden State residents to browse health plans, compare prices, and find out if they may qualify for financial help ahead of the Affordable Care Act ...

Murphy Signs Executive Order Extending Utility Shutoff Moratorium Through March 15, 2021

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his COVID press briefing on Thursday that he has signed Executive Order No. 190, extending a moratorium that prevents New Jersey residents from having their utilities disconnected through March 15, 2021.

The moratorium applies to all residential gas, electric and water utilities, both public and private. The EO also requires that all ...

Flemington Mayor Under Fire Over ‘Vulgar’ Facebook Comments

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Controversy continued to swirl at Tuesday’s council meeting over Facebook remarks Mayor Betsy Driver made regarding Supreme Court Justices’ views on same-sex marriage, with two council members calling for her censure and nearly a dozen residents making impassioned statements, offering both support and criticism.

Driver, whose marriage to Loretta Nagel Borowsky ...

Voice-Over Artist and Event Announcer George Alan Ruth Describes His Career Behind The Microphone

October 20, 2020

George Alan Ruth, who is the voice behind the TAPintoTV promos, recently joined Brian Brodeur, TAPintoTV's Executive Producer, at East Main Media Studios for a conversation on his long-spanning career as an announcer and voice-over artist. 

Ruth, who grew up in New Jersey, was the inaugural announcer for the New Jersey Jackals at Yogi Berra Stadium beginning in 1998. For Ruth, that ...

Gunman Arrested After Terrorizing South Brunswick Hotel

October 19, 2020

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Friday, October 16th, 2020, a South Brunswick hotel was terrorized by a guest who pointed a gun at members of the staff. Louis Smith, age 46, threatened to harm guests and staff members after getting into an argument with an employee at the Hotel Vicenza on Route 1 South. Police set up a perimeter around the hotel and were able to de-escalate the situation leading to ...

Edison Police seeks your help in locating a Missing Teen

EDISON, NJ - Edison Police seeks your help in locating a missing Teen: Raven Bennett, 16 yo black female, 5'04", 110 lbs, brown-colored dreadlocks, wearing a red hat, light grey hooded sweatshirt, dark gray sweat pants, and black sneakers possibly Nike brand. Last seen: Beaver Ave, Edison, 3:00pm on 10/16/2020 and ran away on foot.

If you have information that can assist in helping ...

Piscataway Police: Man Struck and Killed in Early Morning Accident on Stelton Road

PISCATAWAY, NJ - A 61-year-old man was hit and killed by a car on Stelton Road near Charles Terrace early Friday morning. 

The man was struck by a 2002 Mercedes-Benz driven by a 68-year-old Piscataway man, said Piscataway Township Police Department Acting Chief Thomas Mosier.

First responders attempted to provide first aid but the man was pronounced dead at the scene, said ...

Stop & Go: Update on Route 206 Hillsborough Construction Projects

October 18, 2020

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Completion of the long-awaited Route 206 Bypass will be delayed until spring, 2021, while the New Jersey Department of Transportation is expected to begin preliminary work on the widening of the state highway in the vicinity of Camplain Road and the nearby Norfolk Southern railroad trestle on Monday, Oct. 19.

An electronic highway sign in the parking lot of the ...

Pink Police Cruisers Gather in Somerville to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

SOMERVILLE, NJ - While driving down Main Street or on patrol in the residential areas of the borough the past few weeks, Police Officer Vito Spadea has been told more than a few times that he looks good in pink.

It's not difficult to understand why - Spadea's patrol SUV has been wrapped in pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

On Thursday, more than 100 police officers and ...

Trump Drive-By Truck Rally Follows Route 206 Through Hillsborough

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Flags waving, horns honking, lights flashing, Trump supporters passed through the township Sunday afternoon on Route 206, following the state highway north through Somerville and into Bridgewater on their to a rally in Bedminister in support of the president's reelection.

Hundreds of pick-up trucks, SUVs, recreational vehicles, tractor trailers, ...

Stop & Go: Update on Route 206 Hillsborough Construction Projects

October 18, 2020

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Completion of the long-awaited Route 206 Bypass will be delayed until spring, 2021, while the New Jersey Department of Transportation is expected to begin preliminary work on the widening of the state highway in the vicinity of Camplain Road and the nearby Norfolk Southern railroad trestle on Monday, Oct. 19.

An electronic highway sign in the parking lot of the ...

Pink Police Cruisers Gather in Somerville to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

SOMERVILLE, NJ - While driving down Main Street or on patrol in the residential areas of the borough the past few weeks, Police Officer Vito Spadea has been told more than a few times that he looks good in pink.

It's not difficult to understand why - Spadea's patrol SUV has been wrapped in pink to support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

On Thursday, more than 100 police officers and ...