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Sun, September 23, 8:00 AM

St Matthias cafeteria, SOMERSET

St Matthias of Somerset Knights of Columbus Blood ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/23/2018 8:00am 09/23/2018 2:30pm America/New_York St Matthias of Somerset Knights of Columbus Blood Drive

Walk ins welcome!

All donors will receive a $10 discount coupon for Houlihans.

For questions about eligibility to donate due to travel outside the U.S., medications or medical conditions, click here or call 1-800-688-0900.

Many donors assume that they are not eligible to donate blood because they are taking medication. In fact, most medications will NOT disqualify you from being an ...

167 JFK Boulevard SOMERSET, NJ 08873
Success Without Stress Free Lecture series in NJ

Fri, September 28, 6:30 PM

New Brunswick

Success Without Stress Free Lecture series in NJ

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Add to My Calendar 09/28/2018 6:30pm 09/28/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Success Without Stress Free Lecture series in NJ

SUCCESS WITHOUT STRESS: Free Lecture series in NJ

Where: Trayes Hall at Rutgers University, 100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ

When: September 28 to 30, 2018, 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm.

Free Admission. All are welcome.

More information and RSVP: www.vedantausa.org

This is to announce a fascinating lecture series on the theme of ancient wisdom and its role in everyday life. Our speaker ...

100 George Street New Brunswick , NJ

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Domestic Violence Led to Couple's Death, Prosecutor Says

September 23, 2018

READINGTON, NJ - An investigation into two deaths here first reported yesterday has revealed it was a murder-suicide, according to, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III.

The incident is a result of domestic violence, he said. Readington police were dispatched to a Readington Road home on “a report of an injured woman” and found Kimberly Uvenio, 48, had died from ...

Rutgers Police Issue Alert Over Pre-Dawn Robbery, Beating

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers police issued an alert after a man was mugged and beaten by a group of men early Friday morning.

The victim, who was described as being affiliated with the university, was walking on Senior Street between Sicard and Wyckoff streets about 2 a.m. when a male approached and grabbed an item of value from him, university police said.

The victim chased the thief and ...

New Brunswick man killed while attempting to cross Route 18

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 45-year-old city man was struck and fatally injured while attempting to cross Route 18 in New Brunswick early this morning.

Christoph Freese was attempting to cross Route 18 near Commercial Avenue Tuesday, at 4:52 a.m. when he was struck by a 2006 red Dodge Charger driven by a 32-year-old man from Woodbridge, according to police.

The Dodge Charger was heading ...

State Board of Education Postpones Vote on PARCC Rollbacks

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Board of Education postponed a controversial proposal to cut back on standardized tests in certain grades and subjects, just minutes before it was set to vote on the plan.

The decision put off the vote was a setback to Gov. Phil Murphy, who campaigned on eliminating the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment on "day ...

Three men beat, rob New Brunswick man; police issue alert

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A city resident was beaten by three armed assailants who took the victim back to his apartment and stole property and narcotics, Rutgers police said in an alert today.

They said New Brunswick police are investigating the robbery, which occurred Monday about 10:30 p.m., when the victim, who is not affiliated with the university went to a prearranged meeting on Robinson ...

Review, Refresh Your Hurricane Preparedness Plans, Kits State OEM Advises

The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is keeping a close eye on Hurricane Florence, which at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 was located about 1,200 miles southeast of Bermuda. The track remains uncertain but it is a reminder that it is still hurricane season.

The risk of Florence impacting the East Coast has increased. If and exactly when and where still remains very uncertain at this point.

Maplewood NJ Chamber Executive Director On Building A Community of Small Businesses

September 19, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - "A membership in the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce is a gift that a small business can give to itself," said the Executive Director of the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce, Lorraine Labonne-Storch.

The Maplewood Chamber brings business owners together into a supportive community, she said. "You have like-minded individuals with common purpose getting together, ...

Domestic Violence Led to Couple's Death, Prosecutor Says

September 23, 2018

READINGTON, NJ - An investigation into two deaths here first reported yesterday has revealed it was a murder-suicide, according to, Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III.

The incident is a result of domestic violence, he said. Readington police were dispatched to a Readington Road home on “a report of an injured woman” and found Kimberly Uvenio, 48, had died from ...

Rutgers Police Issue Alert Over Pre-Dawn Robbery, Beating

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers police issued an alert after a man was mugged and beaten by a group of men early Friday morning.

The victim, who was described as being affiliated with the university, was walking on Senior Street between Sicard and Wyckoff streets about 2 a.m. when a male approached and grabbed an item of value from him, university police said.

The victim chased the thief and ...

New Brunswick man killed while attempting to cross Route 18

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 45-year-old city man was struck and fatally injured while attempting to cross Route 18 in New Brunswick early this morning.

Christoph Freese was attempting to cross Route 18 near Commercial Avenue Tuesday, at 4:52 a.m. when he was struck by a 2006 red Dodge Charger driven by a 32-year-old man from Woodbridge, according to police.

The Dodge Charger was heading ...

Artists, Crafters, Musicians Express Themselves on Division Street

September 16, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Division Street pedestrian mall was transformed into an outdoor workshop for artists yesterday as a steady stream of visitors perused paintings, handmade jewelry, ceramics, clothing and other original artwork. 

The CC Coletti Acoustic Trio provided live music all day from a small stage.

The artists will return Sunday for the second day of the Arts on Division Jazz ...

Leadership Somerset Seeking Donations to Upgrade Kitchen at Agape House

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The Leadership Somerset Program is starting its fundraising work to upgrade the women's kitchen in the Agape House in Somerville, and provide a nutritional program to those living there.

According to a release, Leadership Somerset works to create an active network of informed concerned leaders who are committed to improving quality of life in the community. Every ...

Somerville Planning Board Rejects Builder’s Alternative to Underground Parking Garage

SOMERVILLE, NJ  -The Planning Board Wednesday night rejected a builder’s request for an amended site plan that would eliminate an underground parking garage beneath a planned five-story apartment building and move 24 of the tenants’ parking spots across the street to a property he recently purchased.

An unanticipated groundwater source discovered during excavation a few months ...

Artists, Crafters, Musicians Express Themselves on Division Street

September 16, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Division Street pedestrian mall was transformed into an outdoor workshop for artists yesterday as a steady stream of visitors perused paintings, handmade jewelry, ceramics, clothing and other original artwork. 

The CC Coletti Acoustic Trio provided live music all day from a small stage.

The artists will return Sunday for the second day of the Arts on Division Jazz ...

Leadership Somerset Seeking Donations to Upgrade Kitchen at Agape House

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - The Leadership Somerset Program is starting its fundraising work to upgrade the women's kitchen in the Agape House in Somerville, and provide a nutritional program to those living there.

According to a release, Leadership Somerset works to create an active network of informed concerned leaders who are committed to improving quality of life in the community. Every ...

7 Warning Signs of Thyroid Cancer

September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, and James J.S. Chen, M.D., FACHE, director of Atlantic Medical Group’s Thyroid Center at Summit and endocrinologist at Overlook Medical Center, believes it is critical that everyone know the warning signs of thyroid cancer.

“The most common form of thyroid cancer, papillary cancer, has a very high cure rate if detected early,” ...