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Sun, December 3, 1:00 PM

Somerville

Somerville "Art Crawl" Features Works of 10 ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/03/2017 1:00pm 12/03/2017 6:00pm America/New_York Somerville "Art Crawl" Features Works of 10 Artists Dec. 2 & 3

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Arts on Division presents the "Gift of Art" Crawl on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2 & 3 from 1-6 p.m. each day.

The Art Crawl will provide the opportunity to shop for one-of-a-kind holiday gifts representing the work of 10 local artists on display at five locations in downtown Somerville.

Featured will be a selection of locally-made ceramics, jewelry, ...

Somerville , NJ
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Wed, December 6, 5:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce to Host ...

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Add to My Calendar 12/06/2017 5:00pm 12/06/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce to Host Masquerade Holiday Party

SOMERSET, NJ - The Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Masquerade Holiday event at the Imperia on Wednesday, Dec. 6 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

"This is our inaugural annual holiday event," Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce, President Juanita Painson said. "Each attendee will receive a mask on arrival. It will be fun as we identify each other after the ...

Somerset , NJ
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Thu, December 7, 1:30 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township Interfaith Council Meeting

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 12/07/2017 1:30pm 12/07/2017 3:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township Interfaith Council Meeting

The Interfaith Council will be meeting at Zarephath Christian Church at the big building. Dr. Mark Avery is hosting the event and Councilwoman Rozalyn Sherman will be the guest speaker discussing "Underage drinking and drug-related issues."


595 Weston Canal Road Somerset , NJ 08873
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Fri, December 8, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Living Nativity - Middlebush Reformed Church

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 12/08/2017 7:00pm 12/08/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Living Nativity - Middlebush Reformed Church

Experience the sights and sounds of Christmas at the Middlebush Reformed Church Living Nativity.

We are pleased to present this as a Christmas gift to our community. Come experience the story of Christ's birth by seeing the manger scene with costumed characters and live animals and listen to Christmas carols.

Click here for flier.

Somerset, NJ 08873
NJDTE Presents The Nutcracker

Sat, December 9, 1:00 PM

Memorial Auditorium at Montclair State University, Montclair

NJDTE Presents The Nutcracker

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/09/2017 1:00pm 12/09/2017 3:00pm America/New_York NJDTE Presents The Nutcracker

Celebrate the holidays with New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble’s acclaimed full-length production of The Nutcracker at Memorial Auditorium at Montclair State University for three performances. Choreographed by NJDTE Artistic Director Nancy Turano and set to Tchaikovsky’s classic score, this captivating production features 55 dancers ages 7-18 from across New Jersey and renowned ...

1 Normal Ave Montclair, NJ 07043
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Sat, December 9, 3:00 PM

New Brunswick

Big Momma & Friends 2nd Annual Giveback 2017

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Add to My Calendar 12/09/2017 3:00pm 12/09/2017 7:00pm America/New_York Big Momma & Friends 2nd Annual Giveback 2017

IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN!!! BIG MOMMA AND FRIENDS WANTS TO BLESS 10 NEEDY FAMILIES WITH A GREAT CHRISTMAS!!!! LAST YEAR WE SPONSORED 5 FAMILIES WITH GIFTS...A FULL CHRISTMAS DINNER....AND A FOOD CARE PACKAGE...GIFT CARDS AND A DAY TO REMEMBER!!! I NEED YOUR HELP...PLEASE IF YOU KNOW A FAMILY IN NEED PLEASE SEND THERE NAME TO BIGMOMMAANDFRIENDS@AOL.COM!!!

I NEED ALL NOMINATED FAMILIES ...

New Brunswick, NJ 08901
NJDTE Presents The Nutcracker

Sat, December 9, 5:00 PM

Memorial Auditorium at Montclair State University, Montclair

NJDTE Presents The Nutcracker

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/09/2017 5:00pm 12/09/2017 7:00pm America/New_York NJDTE Presents The Nutcracker

Celebrate the holidays with New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble’s acclaimed full-length production of The Nutcracker at Memorial Auditorium at Montclair State University for three performances. Choreographed by NJDTE Artistic Director Nancy Turano and set to Tchaikovsky’s classic score, this captivating production features 55 dancers ages 7-18 from across New Jersey and renowned ...

1 Normal Ave Montclair, NJ 07043
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Tue, December 12, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township - Council Work Session/Regular ...

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Add to My Calendar 12/12/2017 7:00pm 12/12/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township - Council Work Session/Regular Meeting

Township Council
Work Session/Regular Meeting

12/12/2017 7:00 PM

Municipal Building
475 DeMott Lane
Somerset, New Jersey 08873

Click Here for the Agenda and Minutes

475 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Sun, December 17, 1:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township Public Library - DIY Slime for ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/17/2017 1:00pm 12/17/2017 3:30pm America/New_York Franklin Township Public Library - DIY Slime for Teens



Sunday December 17, 2017


1:00 PM to 3:30 PM



Community Rm A+B




This program is for grades 6-12.

We’re finally making slime! We’ll be making all varieties of DIY slime including glitter and fluffy slime. Just the thing to distract while you’re stuck inside all winter long.

No registration ...

485 Demott Lane Somerset , NJ
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Sat, December 23

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Franklin Township: Santa Claus is Coming to Town ...

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Add to My Calendar 12/23/2017 12:00am 12/24/2017 12:00am America/New_York Franklin Township: Santa Claus is Coming to Town this Weekend

Community Volunteer Fire Department (Sta. 25)

Will host "Pictures with Santa" Dec. 23 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 710 Hamilton Street. Donate a non-perishable food item, and it will go to the Franklin Food Bank.

Elizabeth Ave. Fire Co. (Sta. 26)

Friday, Dec. 22 from 6-9 pm Summerfields area Saturday, Dec. 23, from 2-9 pm (Worlds Fair, Somerset Hills area).

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Thu, December 28, 2:00 PM

Somerset

Swingadelic in Concert at Franklin Library ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/28/2017 2:00pm 12/28/2017 4:00pm America/New_York Swingadelic in Concert at Franklin Library (Somerset)

Swingadelic featuring Jackie Jones plays the music of Johnny Mercer at Franklin Township Public Library on Sunday, January 28 at 2:00 pm. This concert is free and open to the public. Registration is requested but not required.

From Hoboken NJ, Swingadelic has been performing at concerts and dances from Boston to Atlanta for twenty years. The band has released seven CD's that receive ...

485 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ
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Fri, December 29, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Photography as Fine Art at Franklin Library ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/29/2017 7:00pm 12/29/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Photography as Fine Art at Franklin Library (Somerset)

Photographer and artist Walter Choroszewski presents the history of photography at Franklin Township Public Library on Monday, January 29, 2018 at 7:00 pm. Choroszewski will feature photography from its origins as a science to its transition to Fine Art. He will showcase the work of pioneer avant-garde photographers including Stieglitz, Steichen and Strand, mid-20th century masters including ...

485 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ

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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 ...