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Franklin Township: New Jersey AG and community leaders talk diversity and inclusion at Rutgers Prep

January 16, 2019

SOMERSET, NJ - State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and community leaders from New Jersey and New York spoke to students about ways they can combat bigotry and hate at Rutgers Preparatory School’s Stand Up for the Other Day on Wednesday.

Senior Research Fellow with the Sikh Research Institute Harinder Singh, Rabbi Eli Garfinkel of Temple Beth El in Somerset, Rev. Ann Kansfield of the ...

Nuns Assigned to Immaculata Community to Leave Somerville after 61 Years

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary will end their association with Immaculate Conception School and Immaculata High School after 61 years and will be reassigned to other responsibilities at the end of the school year.

The Sisters had met with Msgr. Seamus F. Brennan last month to inform him of their decision, which was based on numbers – too few ...

Boar's Head Festival Transforms Somerville Church into Elizabethan-era Manor

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The United Reformed Church, 100 West Main St., hosts the annual Central Jersey Twelfth Night-Boar’s Head Festival on Sunday, Jan. 6, at 4 p.m.

All are welcome to come and revel in the celebration of the Twelve Days of Christmas, as they did in Elizabethan times.

A cast of 125 actors will celebrate the story of Christmas as perhaps once done in an Elizabethan Manor.

Santa Claus: The Interview

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -   You may not think that you know Jean Paul Bergeron, II, but you do.  He has been a friend to the families in East Brunswick and the surrounding area for many years.  He loves your kids.  He smiles at you, too.  He is infinitely patient.  He is kind and good-humored.  He is Santa Claus at the Brunswick Square Mall.

Following a ...

Franklin Township: Jashne Shab-E Yalda is the Winter Solstice celebration

SOMERSET, NJ - The Festival of Yalda was celebrated Saturday night at the Rutgers Preparatory School in Somerset. The Iranian community celebrated, “Yalda,” a Syriac word which means birth was incorporated into the Persian language. A celebration of the Winter Solstice according to the solar calendar which this year falls on Friday, Dec. 20, considered the shortest day of the ...

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