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Tue, January 9, 7:00 PM

Brick Farm Market, Hopewell

Book Club: Restoration Agriculture

Education Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 01/09/2018 7:00pm 01/09/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Book Club: Restoration Agriculture

Our book clubs are free events, but we ask you to please kindly register. Restoration Agriculture reveals how to sustainably grow perennial food crops that can feed us in our resource-compromised future. It explains how we can have all of the benefits of natural, perennial ecosystems and create agricultural systems that imitate nature in form and function while still providing for our food, ...

65 E Broad St Hopewell, NJ 08525
North Jersey Orchid Society 51st Annual Orchid Show

Fri, January 12, 12:00 PM

Rutgers/Douglass Student Center, New Brunswick

North Jersey Orchid Society 51st Annual Orchid ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 01/12/2018 12:00pm 01/12/2018 4:00pm America/New_York North Jersey Orchid Society 51st Annual Orchid Show

A thousand blooming exotic orchids descend on Rutgers University New Brunswick campus.

Rutgers University hosts largest and oldest orchid show in New Jersey at its New Brunswick campus showcasing extraordinary orchids originating from all over the world grown by hobbyists and experts from the tri-state area.

New Brunswick, NJ, The North Jersey Orchid Society, New Jersey’s ...

100 George Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
North Jersey Aquarium Society Monthly Saturday Event

Sat, January 20, 12:30 AM

Clark Public Library, Clark

North Jersey Aquarium Society Monthly Saturday ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/20/2018 12:30am 01/20/2018 4:30pm America/New_York North Jersey Aquarium Society Monthly Saturday Event

Every 3rd Saturday of the Month at the Clark Public Library in Union County (Exit 135 GSP). All welcome. Our events feature a guest speaker (see below and on our website and Facebook Page); auction of fish/plants/inverts/dry goods (buy/sell/share/donate); Breeders & Growers Award Program; sales table; refreshments; and door prizes. Meet fellow hobbyists and take your aquarium enthusiasm and ...

303 Westfield Ave, Clark, NJ 07066 Clark, NJ 07066

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Lame-Duck Session in New Jersey: What Can They Get Done? 

The period of time between Election Day in early November, and when a new Governor or new legislators take the oath of office in January is often fraught with many twists and turns. In the middle of lots of holiday festivities, there's a rush to try to get stuff done.

Congress in 1933, passed the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, as President Hoover was leaving the White House, and newly ...

Piscataway: Autistic Students Team Up in Philadelphia for Popcorn and Football at NFL Game

December 13, 2019

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Several autistic students from the Educational Service Commission’s Piscataway campus were treated to some fun as they teamed up to sell specialty popcorn to hungry fans at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Monday.

According to a Thursday news release, “the four students, Arthur Harris, Michael Ciaccio and Marcus Wilson from ESCNJ’s Pathway to ...

Rutgers' LeGrand Spreads Inspirational Message to High School Students

ROSELLE - As he was wheeled into recovery following surgery, fear and doubt followed Eric LeGrand.

This was October 2010 and the Rutgers defensive lineman had just days earlier suffered two fractured vertebrae in a collision with an Army kick returner. When he tried to move his arms and legs, he said, it was like they were held down by 10,000-pound weights.

Soon, though, friends started ...

Piscataway: Plans Move Forward to Redevelop 40-Acre Lot on Old New Brunswick Road

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway Township Council members voted at Tuesday’s regular meeting to approve an ordinance amending development plans for a 40-acre tract of land at 150 Old New Brunswick Road, the big lot next to the Lukoil gas station.

The Piscataway Planning Board has been reviewing developer, Duke Realty New Brunswick, LLC’s application to construct a 617,000 ...

"A Christmas Carol" Brings Ghostly Greetings To Playhouse 22

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  -- Playhouse 22 will present its annual production of A Christmas Carol to run December 13 - 22.  Performances will be Fridays at 8 p.m.; Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m.  
Directed by Ken Paris and adapted by Tony Adase, A Christmas Carol at Playhouse 22 is based on the Charles Dickens' piece by the ...

Piscataway Police Respond to 'Toy Weapon' Call; Quibbletown MS Placed on Lockdown

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Students at Quibbletown Middle School were placed in lockdown Tuesday morning after a toy weapon was reported to be on site.

School administrators secured the toy weapon and the individuals involved and notified Piscataway police who immediately responded, said district officials.

A spokesperson for the Piscataway School District declined to describe the toy weapon or ...

East Brunswick Redevelopment: Big Changes to Route 18

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  For those residents and commuters who are getting tired of looking at abandoned properties on Route 18 south like the Wiz/Gap Plaza or most stores at the former Loehmann's Plaza, help is on its way.

This past week the East Brunswick Redevelopment Agency has entered into an agreement with River Development Equities of Red Bank to manage 45 acres of the ...

Somerset: Millennial Councilwoman Encourages Younger Generations to Get Involved in Local Government

December 10, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with Crystal Pruitt, Councilwoman of Franklin Township, at the 2019 New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference. Pruitt is currently the youngest person on the Franklin Township Council, and we spoke with her about her background, goals, and advice for millennials who want to get more politically active. 

Pruitt, who is also Chief of Staff ...

Piscataway: Autistic Students Team Up in Philadelphia for Popcorn and Football at NFL Game

December 13, 2019

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Several autistic students from the Educational Service Commission’s Piscataway campus were treated to some fun as they teamed up to sell specialty popcorn to hungry fans at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Monday.

According to a Thursday news release, “the four students, Arthur Harris, Michael Ciaccio and Marcus Wilson from ESCNJ’s Pathway to ...

Rutgers' LeGrand Spreads Inspirational Message to High School Students

ROSELLE - As he was wheeled into recovery following surgery, fear and doubt followed Eric LeGrand.

This was October 2010 and the Rutgers defensive lineman had just days earlier suffered two fractured vertebrae in a collision with an Army kick returner. When he tried to move his arms and legs, he said, it was like they were held down by 10,000-pound weights.

Soon, though, friends started ...

Piscataway: Plans Move Forward to Redevelop 40-Acre Lot on Old New Brunswick Road

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway Township Council members voted at Tuesday’s regular meeting to approve an ordinance amending development plans for a 40-acre tract of land at 150 Old New Brunswick Road, the big lot next to the Lukoil gas station.

The Piscataway Planning Board has been reviewing developer, Duke Realty New Brunswick, LLC’s application to construct a 617,000 ...

Somerset County Residents Have Deep Pockets When It Comes to Charity

December 13, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A recent study by SmartAsset.com ranks Somerset County in the top three New Jersey counties based on residents’ charitable giving. The study takes into account charitable contributions as a percentage of net income and the proportion of taxpayers that gave any amount in any given county.

The online financial technology company’s ranking shows Somerset County with a ...

Hillsborough Voters Approve $35.4M School Repairs Referendum

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Voters have approved a $35.4 million referendum - partially funded by the state - that will pay for repairs at the school district's nine buildings by an overwhelming margin of 68 percent.

The vote was 3,019 for and 1.337 against. The vote count is unofficial, and does not include absentee or provisional ballots, which will be counted later in the week.

Turnout was ...

Hillsborough Residents to Vote on $35.4M School Repairs Referendum Dec. 10

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Voters will be asked to approve a $35.4 million referendum on Tuesday, Dec.10th to pay for repairs at the district's nine school buildings and to retire debt from previous referendums.

Polls will be open from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Several of the voting districts have been consolidated for the special referendum; a list of the revised polling places can be consulted online ...

Somerset County Residents Have Deep Pockets When It Comes to Charity

December 13, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A recent study by SmartAsset.com ranks Somerset County in the top three New Jersey counties based on residents’ charitable giving. The study takes into account charitable contributions as a percentage of net income and the proportion of taxpayers that gave any amount in any given county.

The online financial technology company’s ranking shows Somerset County with a ...

Hillsborough Voters Approve $35.4M School Repairs Referendum

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Voters have approved a $35.4 million referendum - partially funded by the state - that will pay for repairs at the school district's nine buildings by an overwhelming margin of 68 percent.

The vote was 3,019 for and 1.337 against. The vote count is unofficial, and does not include absentee or provisional ballots, which will be counted later in the week.

Turnout was ...

Lame-Duck Session in New Jersey: What Can They Get Done? 

The period of time between Election Day in early November, and when a new Governor or new legislators take the oath of office in January is often fraught with many twists and turns. In the middle of lots of holiday festivities, there's a rush to try to get stuff done.

Congress in 1933, passed the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, as President Hoover was leaving the White House, and newly ...