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New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Winter Festival America, Inspiring: Respighi & Prokofiev

Sun, January 14, 3:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick, New Brunswick

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Winter Festival ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/14/2018 3:00pm 01/14/2018 5:00pm America/New_York New Jersey Symphony Orchestra: Winter Festival America, Inspiring: Respighi & Prokofiev

XIAN ZHANG conductor
GEORGE LI piano
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Just as American concertgoers of another era cheered Prokofiev and Respighi, audiences are raining accolades on 21-year-old Chinese pianist George Li, silver medalist in the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition, and NJSO’s Xian Zhang.

CHEN YI Ge Xu (NJSO Premiere)
Dramatic and arresting; subtitled ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Thu, January 18, 7:00 PM

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Mississippi Freedom Summer: Race, Religion and ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/18/2018 7:00pm 01/18/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Mississippi Freedom Summer: Race, Religion and Resistance at Franklin Library (Somerset)

Visit the Franklin Township Public Library on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:00 pm for a presentation about Mississippi Freedom Summer. Brooks Smith, who volunteered in Mississippi with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in the summer of 1964, will discuss his experiences and the importance the event played in civil rights history. Smith is a North Plainfield resident and ...

485 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ

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Piscataway Officials Hold Ceremonial Beam Signing at Community Center Construction Site

July 15, 2019

PISCATAWAY, NJ – As construction on the new Piscataway Community Center continues to take shape, township officials marked a milestone with a ceremonial beam signing last week.

The beam was the last major piece of steel to be erected onto the building and was signed by members of town council and other dignitaries including Senator Bob Smith, Freeholder Ken Armwood, and Rev. Linwood ...

Dwight Gooden of Piscataway Charged in Holmdel for Suspected Cocaine Possession

HOLMDEL, NJ - Anyone who knows baseball over the years knows Dwight "Doc" Gooden. Gooden, of Piscataway, pitched the Mets to the World Series Championships in 1986. 

On June 7 he was driving in Holmdel and caught the attention of a player on a different team. It was a police officer on the Holmdel Township Police Department. Ultimately, he was charged with possession of drug ...

Rally to Call For Closure of ICE Detention Centers Set For Friday in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Several organizations from the city and beyond will band together Friday to call for the closure of ICE detention centers in the state.

The Lights For Liberty Rally will start at the intersection of Albany and George streets at 6:30 p.m.

Central Jersey Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is co-sponsoring the protest along with groups including ACLU People Power - ...

Piscataway PBA Local 93 to Host Pigz Roast Run in Memory of Officer Julia Caseres

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Piscataway PBA Local 93 will host their annual Pigz Roast Run in memory of Police Officer Julia Caseres on Saturday, July 14.

Officer Caseres passed away on June 21 at the age of 28 after battling a rare form of lung cancer. She had been a member of the Piscataway Police Department and PBA for three years.

The Piscataway PBA wrote on their Facebook page:

“In the ...

Free New Jersey Day Trip Ideas For The Summer

NEW JERSEY - Keeping the kids busy during the long summer months or entertaining visiting relatives can be challenging and expensive. Of course trips to one of the Garden State's amusement or splash parks is a must as is heading to the Jersey Shore, there are actually some free activities in New Jersey that make for fun day trips whether you are traveling solo with a friend or the ...

'Silent Partners' Pilot Starring Garry Pastore Films in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Local talents Garry Pastore and Mike Marino are starring in Silent Partners, a new series produced by Ciro Depagio that chronicles the life of Gambino Captain "Fat Dave" Iacovetti, played by Pastore.

Depagio, best known as the creator and a lead actor in the award-winning YouTube series The Mob King, is bringing the story to life. It is ...

Hoboken Real Estate Market Fueled by Families and New Businesses

July 12, 2019

HOBOKEN, NJ -- In Part 2 of HomeGrown: Hoboken, Host Stephanie Willoughby talks with two women business owners in the mile-square city about how Hoboken’s revival and growth has also made the city a more welcoming place for families.  

Pamela Kalman, Owner of PKL Properties, spoke about the thriving real estate market in Hoboken.  Kalman said that there is no ...

Piscataway Officials Hold Ceremonial Beam Signing at Community Center Construction Site

July 15, 2019

PISCATAWAY, NJ – As construction on the new Piscataway Community Center continues to take shape, township officials marked a milestone with a ceremonial beam signing last week.

The beam was the last major piece of steel to be erected onto the building and was signed by members of town council and other dignitaries including Senator Bob Smith, Freeholder Ken Armwood, and Rev. Linwood ...

Dwight Gooden of Piscataway Charged in Holmdel for Suspected Cocaine Possession

HOLMDEL, NJ - Anyone who knows baseball over the years knows Dwight "Doc" Gooden. Gooden, of Piscataway, pitched the Mets to the World Series Championships in 1986. 

On June 7 he was driving in Holmdel and caught the attention of a player on a different team. It was a police officer on the Holmdel Township Police Department. Ultimately, he was charged with possession of drug ...

Rally to Call For Closure of ICE Detention Centers Set For Friday in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Several organizations from the city and beyond will band together Friday to call for the closure of ICE detention centers in the state.

The Lights For Liberty Rally will start at the intersection of Albany and George streets at 6:30 p.m.

Central Jersey Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) is co-sponsoring the protest along with groups including ACLU People Power - ...

Bridgewater Council Approves Fireworks at Patriots Games, Affirms No Eagles in the Area

July 16, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The battle between the Bridgewater Township Council and the Somerset Patriots over fireworks and eagles appears to have come to an end.

 

The council voted unanimously Monday to allow fireworks celebrations following Patriots games at TD Bank Ballpark on Aug. 24, Aug. 29, Sept. 6 and Sept. 21, along with corresponding rain dates.

 

Nearly a dozen of the ...

Hillsborough Reduces Municipal Tax Rate 2nd Year Straight

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Township Committee adopted the 2019 municipal budget this week, reducing taxes by a total of $397,655.

The 2019 budget also marks the ninth consecutive year the spending plan has come in beneath the 2 percent state-mandated cap on local municipal budgets.

“As indicated during the introduction of the budget, this is the result of our team’s continued fiscal ...

Somerset County/Somerville Partnership Creates Transit Development

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A long-standing partnership between Somerset County and the Borough of Somerville has helped pave the way for a new Transit Oriented Development project next to the Somerville Train Station.

NJ TRANSIT announced the project on July 1.

“We congratulate the borough on the launch of this long-awaited piece of its landfill-redevelopment puzzle,” said ...

Bridgewater Council Approves Fireworks at Patriots Games, Affirms No Eagles in the Area

July 16, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The battle between the Bridgewater Township Council and the Somerset Patriots over fireworks and eagles appears to have come to an end.

 

The council voted unanimously Monday to allow fireworks celebrations following Patriots games at TD Bank Ballpark on Aug. 24, Aug. 29, Sept. 6 and Sept. 21, along with corresponding rain dates.

 

Nearly a dozen of the ...

Hillsborough Reduces Municipal Tax Rate 2nd Year Straight

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Township Committee adopted the 2019 municipal budget this week, reducing taxes by a total of $397,655.

The 2019 budget also marks the ninth consecutive year the spending plan has come in beneath the 2 percent state-mandated cap on local municipal budgets.

“As indicated during the introduction of the budget, this is the result of our team’s continued fiscal ...