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Thu, January 18, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Mississippi Freedom Summer: Race, Religion and ...

Arts & Entertainment

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
Town Hall Meeting: One Middle School Two Campuses

Mon, January 22, 7:00 PM

Somerset

Town Hall Meeting: One Middle School Two Campuses

Education

Add to My Calendar 01/22/2018 7:00pm 01/22/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Town Hall Meeting: One Middle School Two Campuses

Town Hall Meeting regarding one middle school program on two campuses SGS Campus and FMS Campus. Meeting to be held at Franklin High School Auditorium, 500 Elizabeth Avenue, Somerset. Additional information.

500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset , NJ 08873
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Fri, January 26, 5:30 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township District Showcase

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 01/26/2018 5:30pm 01/26/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Franklin Township District Showcase

Franklin High School Auditorium

Suzuki Program

FHS Orchestra - SGS Orchestra - FMS Orchestra

Food Concession/Mocktail Bar

Lobby Music Ensemble/Vendor Tradeshow

Sponsored by Franklin Township Orchestra Parents Association FTOPA “Helping Keep Music In Our Children's Lives!”

500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset, NJ
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Fri, January 26, 7:30 PM

Somerset

FHS - Vocal Music Department & The Choir Parents ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 01/26/2018 7:30pm 01/26/2018 9:30pm America/New_York FHS - Vocal Music Department & The Choir Parents Association presents Winter Cabaret

Jan. 26 and Jan. 27 at 7:30

Tickets $10

Tickets available at the door or for more information go to FHSvocalmusic.com.


500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset , NJ 08873
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Sat, January 27, 10:00 AM

Somerset

Central Jersey College Prep Charter School - ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 01/27/2018 10:00am 01/27/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Central Jersey College Prep Charter School - Open House

Come visit us, tour the school, and meet the teachers and staff.

Somerset Location: 101 Mettlers Rd., Somerset, NJ 08873 (CJCP Auditorium)

1 / 27 / 2018:

10 am (Elementary)
1 pm (Middle-High School)

2 / 11 / 2018:

12 pm (Elementary)
2 pm (Middle-High School)

2 / 22 / 2018:

6 pm (all grades)

New Brunswick Location: 115 Commercial Avenue, New Brunswick, ...

101 Mettlers Road Somerset , NJ 08873
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Sat, January 27, 1:00 PM

Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Washington Crossing, Titusville

Election Reform & Voting Rights

Education Giving Back Government Law & Justice Other

Add to My Calendar 01/27/2018 1:00pm 01/27/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Election Reform & Voting Rights

STAND Central New Jersey invites the community to an expert panel discussion, “Election Reform & Voting Rights”. Join STAND CNJ and New Jersey leaders as we learn how we can remove obstacles that lead to voter suppression, address partisan redistricting, and ensure access to the voting for disenfranchised communities.

Our esteemed panelists include Amol Sinha, ACLU-NJ ...

268 Washington Crossing-Penn Rd Titusville, NJ 08560
Franklin Township: St. Matthias School Open House Jan. 27

Sat, January 27, 3:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township: St. Matthias School Open House ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 01/27/2018 3:00pm 01/27/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Franklin Township: St. Matthias School Open House Jan. 27

SOMERSET, NJ - Do you think your child is receiving the best education available to them? Is your child in a safe, secure school environment where they are able to flourish academically, socially, and spiritually to their fullest potential?

Who influences your child on daily basis to be a high achiever, a leader, a disciple? Come visit St. Matthias School to see what sets our school ...

170 John F. Kennedy Blvd Somerset, NJ 08873
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Wed, January 31

Princeton

KPS Offers Pothole Special & More

Other

Add to My Calendar 01/31/2018 12:00am 02/01/2018 12:00am America/New_York KPS Offers Pothole Special & More

POTHOLE SPECIAL

Rotate tires & wheel balance
Check Alignment
Only $29.95

CONVENTIONAL OIL CHANGE & FILTER

New oil filter
Top off under hood fluids
30 point courtesy safety inspection
FREE tire rotation
All for only $24.95

Best Warranty around

18 months AND 18,000 miles

FREE Wheel alignment with the purchase of four tires

To find out more about ...

3860 Route 27 Princeton, NJ 08540 true
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Wed, January 31, 7:30 PM

Harvest Moon Brewery & Cafe, New Brunswick,

Harvest Moon Sip & Dip Paint Party

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Other

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

Somerset

Somerset County Park Commission February to April ...

Arts & Entertainment

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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DreamGirls STEM Club hosted by the High School Robotics Team of Central Jersey

Thu, February 1, 7:00 PM

Middlesex Public Library Community Room, Middlesex

DreamGirls STEM Club hosted by the High School ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/01/2018 7:00pm 02/01/2018 9:00pm America/New_York DreamGirls STEM Club hosted by the High School Robotics Team of Central Jersey

DreamGirls in Action (DGA) is a free monthly program for girls in 5th-8th grade. Each meeting begins with a short video featuring a female STEM professional, working in a wide variety of industries including social media, fashion, food, and personal care – women they may not normally meet. The video will be followed by a hands on activity directly related to what they just heard.

This ...

1300 Mountain Avenue Middlesex, NJ 08846
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Sat, February 3, 10:00 AM

New Brunswick

Central Jersey College Prep Charter School - ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/03/2018 10:00am 02/03/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Central Jersey College Prep Charter School - Open House

New Brunswick Location: (Information Sessions)

115 Commercial Avenue, New Brunswick, 08901

(Holy Family Parish School Auditorium - behind Sacred Heart Church)

Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018: 10 am (all grades)

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018: 6:30 pm (all grades)

Somerset Location: (Open House)

101 Mettlers Rd., Somerset, NJ 08873 (CJCP Auditorium)
Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018:

12 pm (Elementary) ...

115 Commercial Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Venus Jewelers - Engagement Ring and Wedding Ring Weekend

Sun, February 4

Somerset

Venus Jewelers - Engagement Ring and Wedding Ring ...

Arts & Entertainment

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 ...

1024 Easton Avenue Somerset, NJ 08873 true
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Sun, February 4, 2:00 PM

Sampson G. Smith School, Somerset

Willy Wonka Junior

Arts & Entertainment

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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Tue, February 6, 10:00 AM

Princeton

YingHua International School Celebrates Chinese ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/06/2018 10:00am 02/06/2018 12:00pm America/New_York YingHua International School Celebrates Chinese New Year at Kingston Fire Department

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - YingHua International School invites the public to attend its free Chinese New Year celebration Tuesday, Feb. 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Kingston Fire Volunteer Station located at 6 Heathcote Road.

Students from the school will sing, an umbrella dance routine and

Kids will sing songs in different languages, perform an umbrella dance routine, and two year old ...

6 Heathcote Road Princeton, NJ 08540
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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

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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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Medical Tips from Dr. Etheridge: Nutrition/ Diet

July 17, 2019

Eating and exercise go hand in hand. When and what you eat can be important to how you feel when you exercise, whether it's a casual workout or training for a competition. Consider these eating and exercise tips.

Go for healthy food choices like lean meat and fish
Avoid processed food
Instead of fried food, go for grilled, baked or broiled, the warmer weather is here so this is a ...

SBPD Rounds Up Dealers Marketing Drugs to Kids

July 17, 2019

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Young people in South Brunswick have been selling teenagers drugs, e-cigarette inserts, and laced candies.   

The South Brunswick Police, working with the United States Postal Service, the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office, the North Brunswick Police, and the South Brunswick School District worked together to uncover the story of the purchases and ...

Piscataway Officials Hold Ceremonial Beam Signing at Community Center Construction Site

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 ...

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 ...

SBPD Rounds Up Dealers Marketing Drugs to Kids

July 17, 2019

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Young people in South Brunswick have been selling teenagers drugs, e-cigarette inserts, and laced candies.   

The South Brunswick Police, working with the United States Postal Service, the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office, the North Brunswick Police, and the South Brunswick School District worked together to uncover the story of the purchases and ...

Piscataway Officials Hold Ceremonial Beam Signing at Community Center Construction Site

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 ...

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 ...