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42FT - A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels

Fri, February 15, 7:00 PM

The Theatre at RVCC, Branchburg

42FT - A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/15/2019 7:00pm 02/15/2019 9:00pm America/New_York 42FT - A Menagerie of Mechanical Marvels

https://rvccarts.org/19/Events/Mainstage/190215Menagerie.html

118 Lamington Road Branchburg, NJ 08876
Middlebrook Five Generals Bus Tour

Sun, February 17, 10:00 AM

The Van Horne House, Bridgewater

Middlebrook Five Generals Bus Tour

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/17/2019 10:00am 02/17/2019 6:00pm America/New_York Middlebrook Five Generals Bus Tour

The Heritage Trail Association will offer a more luxurious way to tour and listen to the tour guides while visiting these 5 historically important homes in Somerset County.

Each tour runs 2.5 hours with 20 minutes at each site and valuable narration between locations. Beginning at 10am, tours run ON the hour with the last tour starting at 3pm. Tours begin at the Van Horne House. Gather your ...

941 East Main Street Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Wed, February 20, 4:00 PM

Somerset

Etheridge Family Medicine Meet & Greet

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 02/20/2019 4:00pm 02/20/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Etheridge Family Medicine Meet & Greet

Etheridge Family Medicine: Where we focus on preventive care for a long, healthy and prosperous life.

Stop by our office between 4 pm and 7 pm to meet with our providers and staff. Learn about the insurances we participate with and we can also answer all your questions regarding your insurance plan. Light refreshments will be served!

Phone: (732) 246-0057

81 Veronica Avenue Somerset , NJ 08873
Township of Franklin, NJ: Purchase of PermaNet + remote monitoring loggers

Thu, February 21, 11:30 AM

Somerset

Township of Franklin, NJ: Purchase of PermaNet + ...

Business & Finance Government

Add to My Calendar 02/21/2019 11:30am America/New_York Township of Franklin, NJ: Purchase of PermaNet + remote monitoring loggers

Purchase of PermaNet + remote monitoring loggers

Department Public Works & Water Utlity, Purchasing
Category Public Works, Water Utility
RFP Number MC-9002-19
Start Date 02/07/2019
Close Date 02/21/2019 11:30 AM
RFP Post Status Open

PURCHASING – BID Opportunities

The following BID opportunity has been posted:

Purchase of PermaNet + remote monitoring loggers ...

475 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Fri, February 22, 11:00 AM

Somerset

Township of Franklin, NJ: CHLORINE RESIDUAL & PH ...

Business & Finance Government

Add to My Calendar 02/22/2019 11:00am America/New_York Township of Franklin, NJ: CHLORINE RESIDUAL & PH ANALYZER

CHLORINE RESIDUAL & PH ANALYZER

Department Public Works & Water Utlity, Purchasing
Category Public Works
RFP Number MC-9003-19
Start Date 02/07/2019
Close Date 02/22/2019 11:00 AM
RFP Post Status Open

PURCHASING – BID Opportunities

The following BID opportunity has been posted:

CHLORINE RESIDUAL & PH ANALYZER Contract # MC-9003-19 MC-9003-19 Chlorine ...

475 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
Showcase for Exceptional Young Artists

Sun, February 24, 3:00 PM

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, Plainfield

Showcase for Exceptional Young Artists

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/24/2019 3:00pm 02/24/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Showcase for Exceptional Young Artists

Plainfield: Crescent Concerts presents “Showcase for Exceptional Young Artists.”

Six young pianists, selected in competition for artists 18 and under, perform works by

Scarlatti, Bach, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven and others.

Concert date: Sunday February 24, 3:00pm

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, Watchung Avenue at East Seventh St., Plainfield, NJ

Tickets at ...

Watchung Avenue at East Seventh Street Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Tue, February 26, 11:00 AM

Somerset

Township of Franklin, NJ: Naaman Williams Pool ...

Government

Add to My Calendar 02/26/2019 11:00am America/New_York Township of Franklin, NJ: Naaman Williams Pool Rehabilitation

Naaman Williams Pool Rehabilitation

Department Public Works & Water Utlity, Purchasing
Category Public Works
RFP Number B19-006-ENG
Start Date 02/12/2019
Close Date 02/26/2019 11:00 AM
RFP Post Status Open

PURCHASING – BID Opportunities

The following BID opportunity has been posted:

Naaman Williams Pool Rehabilitation CONTRACT # B19-006-ENG B19-0006-19 Naaman ...

475 Demott Lane Somerset, NJ 08873
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Wed, February 27, 4:00 PM

Somerset

Etheridge Family Medicine Free Blood Pressure and ...

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 02/27/2019 4:00pm 02/27/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Etheridge Family Medicine Free Blood Pressure and Blood Glucose Screening (Complementary First Aid Kit)

Etheridge Family Medicine: Where we focus on preventive care for a long, healthy and prosperous life.

Blood Pressure and Blood glucose screening. Visit our office between 4 pm and 7 pm and get your blood sugars and blood pressure checked. Our providers will be available to answer all your questions regarding blood pressure/ hypertension and diabetes. We will also be providing a first aid ...

81 Veronica Avenue Somerset, NJ 08873
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Wed, February 27, 6:00 PM

Franklin Township

Franklin Middle School - OPEN HOUSE

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/27/2019 6:00pm 02/27/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Franklin Middle School - OPEN HOUSE

Franklin Middle School @ Hamilton Street Campus is doing some really exciting things this year and we are proud to announce our very First Open House at FMS@HSC on February 27th, 2019 from 6-8 pm!

We would like to invite members of our community, rising 6th-grade families and new families in Franklin Township to join us in learning all about the innovative programs and exciting extracurricular ...

415 Francis Street Franklin Township, NJ 08873
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Thu, February 28, 6:00 PM

Willie McBride's, Branchburg

Laughs for Literacy

Arts & Entertainment Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 02/28/2019 6:00pm 02/28/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Laughs for Literacy

Sweet Reads is partnering with the New Jersey Chapter of Room to Read and HaHa4Humanity to present Laughs for Literacy at Willie McBride's in Branchburg this Thursday, Feb. 28 from 6-9 p.m.

Ticket price includes a fantastic line up of four comedians sharing their time and talent for great cause, a pizza/salad buffet and dessert. A cash bar will be available. Tickets can be purchased ...

1270 Easton Turnpike Branchburg , NJ 08876
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Fri, March 1, 7:00 PM

North Hunterdon High School Theatre, Annandale

Catch Me If You Can at North Hunterdon High School

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/01/2019 7:00pm 03/01/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Catch Me If You Can at North Hunterdon High School

Join us on March 1-2 at 7:00pm and March 3rd at 2:00pm for this classic, comedic, jazzy version of the 2002 critically-acclaimed film! It came to Broadway in 2011, and now it comes to the North Hunterdon High School stage, Live In Living Color! Watch an exciting cast of characters Jet Set their way across several different landscapes as the young Frank Abignale, Jr., discovers the Seven Wonders ...

1445 St. Rt. 31 Annandale, NJ 08801-3117
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Sat, March 2, 10:00 AM

Somerset

This Saturday is Customer Appreciation Day at ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/02/2019 10:00am 03/02/2019 6:00pm America/New_York This Saturday is Customer Appreciation Day at Venus Jewelers!

Join us for Customer Appreciation Day Saturday, March 2, at 1024 Easton Avenue from 10 am to 6 pm. All customers are eligible to receive a free watch battery for your first watch, 20% off all additional watches.

* swiss and sport watches excluded and can be done for an additional cost

About Venus Jewelers

As a fourth generation family jeweler we carry on this precious legacy with ...

1024 Easton Avenue Somerset, NJ 08873
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Sun, March 3, 1:00 PM

Ukrainian History & Education Center Library Gallery, Somerset

Rushnyky: Ritual Cloths of the Cossack Lands of ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/03/2019 1:00pm 03/03/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Rushnyky: Ritual Cloths of the Cossack Lands of Ukraine

Rushnyky: Ritual Cloths of the Cossack Lands of Ukraine, featuring 100 exquisite rushnyky never before seen in the USA. Hand-crafted, hand woven and embroidered, these ritual cloths play a central role in Ukrainian family life. Opening, gallery talk and reception at 1 pm. The exhibition will remain open through August 31, 2018. Gallery open from 9 AM to 5 PM Monday- Friday; noon to 4 PM on ...

135  Davidson Avenue Somerset, NJ 08873
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Sat, March 9

Somerset

Venus Jewelers: Aquamarines in March 20% OFF!!!

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/09/2019 12:00am 03/10/2019 12:00am America/New_York Venus Jewelers: Aquamarines in March 20% OFF!!!

Welcoming March comes with celebrating the beautiful Aquamarine at Venus Jewelers!

Please take this time to look at the stunning selection we have for the perfect gift any March baby would adore or to simply enjoy yourself.

To show our love and appreciation we are offering a 20% discount throughout March 2019 on Aquamarines as our stone of the month. We look forward to seeing you and ...

1024 Easton Avenue Somerset, NJ 08873 true
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Sat, March 9, 10:00 AM

Somerset

Cedar Hill Prep - Open House

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/09/2019 10:00am 03/09/2019 12:30pm America/New_York Cedar Hill Prep - Open House

We would like to cordially invite you to our Open House event. Join us with other new families in learning all about the innovative curriculum and exciting extracurricular activities that are provided on the Cedar Hill Prep campus.

Cedar Hill Prep is a wonderful community of staff, teachers, students, and families that are invested in a top education. We provide an environment that is ...

152 Cedar Grove Lane Somerset, NJ 08873

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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 ...