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June 6, 2022

BOUND BROOK, NJ - The Brook Orchestra, led by conductor and music director Thomas Vacca will cap off the orchestra’s 2021-2022 concert season by highlighting the powerful Fifth Symphony of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. Composed in a few short months in 1888, the work exploded in popularity during ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ - Registration for the Brook Arts Center Summer Theater Camp is now open. The 2022 program offers two full-day three-week sessions, July 11-29, and Aug. 1-19 weekdays from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Camp Brook is designed to provide a fun creative experience for students entering grades third ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Friday nights on Main Street are synonymous with polished chrome bumpers, fenders with curves, big block engines and more than a few sets of fuzzy dice hanging off rear view mirrors. Cruisers. Customs. Coupes. Classics. Take your pick. Thousands of car enthusiasts and ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance Summer Stage Concert Series features the Frost Kings June 4 from 6-9 p.m. The free concert series is sponsored weekly by the Downtown Somerville Alliance on Saturday nights through Oct. 8. Many of the bands have performed on the stage on the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Bike racers from as far as New Zealand, Mexico and Canada wheeled into town Memorial Day to compete in the 77th Tour of Somerville. What has become a Memorial Day tradition is said to be America’s oldest cycling race. A series of races drew top amateur and professional riders ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Several hundred runners - many determined to shave a few seconds off their best times, while others were just as satisfied for a fun run with family and friends - lined up for the return of the LegalRunaround 5K race early Thursday evening on East High Street nearby the Somerset ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Due to the impending threat of rain and storms Friday, the inaugural 2022 Cruise Night has been canceled. Hundreds of vintage cars are expected to return next Friday night, June 3 and every Friday during the summer months, beginning in the afternoon through 9 p.m. The weather ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough has earned a well-deserved reputation for putting on a show as evidenced by the swirl of events taking place over five days during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Register online at www.legalrunaround.org The COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath forced ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance Summer Stage Concert Series returns with live music Saturday nights beginning May 28 throughout the summer and extending to Oct. 8. Many of the bands have performed on the stage on the Division Street pedestrian mall in past years, with several ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ - For the Summer of 2022, the Brook Arts Center offers a lineup filled with classic rock, oldies music, and laughs! The season kicks off June 17 and runs through Sept. 24. June 17 – 8 pm:  The Brook Orchestra highlights the powerful Fifth Symphony of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Friday nights on Main Street are synonymous with polished chrome bumpers, fenders with curves, big block engines and more than a few sets of fuzzy dice hanging off rear view mirrors. Thousands of car enthusiasts and visitors come to Somerville on a Friday night to enjoy ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Board of County Commissioners invites residents to view two exhibits on loan from the permanent collection of the Ukrainian History and Education Center on display through June 9 in the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Gallery, located in the county ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Plans are in place to transform the former Seth Boyden Court Housing Complex into a state-of-the-art film and television facility, a project officials are dubbing an “anchor” piece of a larger effort to revitalize the Dayton Street neighborhood in Newark’s South Ward. Plans for the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough has earned a well-deserved reputation for putting on a show as evidenced by the swirl of events taking place over five days during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Register online at www.legalrunaround.org The COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath forced ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - As promised, merchants and restaurants in Downtown Somerville lavished extra special attention on the ladies with in-store raffles, giveaways, discounts, other promotions and live music during Thursday's "Girls' Night Out" celebration throughout the downtown district. The ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A single-owner collection of action figures and Super Heroes accumulated over a 20-year period will be sold online Thursday, May 12 by Bodnar's Auction. Bidding opens at 11 a.m. at  www.bodnarsauction.com Joe Bodnar, owner of central New Jersey's largest auction house ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ -- Gallery on Main's Artist of the Month series features “Rock N’ Roll” paintings by New Jersey-based artist Phillip T. Baker during May. His work will be on view, and available for purchase, from May 1 through 31, 2022. Meet the artist at a free opening reception on Saturday, May ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ - Back by popular demand, the Brook Arts Center presents one of the top ten tribute bands in NJ – Starman, The Bowie Tribute.  This talented group of musicians will be performing the hits and deep cuts from "Ziggy Stardust (& the Spiders from Mars)" and "Station to Station", ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mark Conover had an obsession with New Jersey milk bottles, cataloging and researching the history of each bottle and the dairy farms that were once prevalent in the Garden State, He passed away in February, 2021, leaving behind a collection of 4,500 milk bottles and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK/PISCATAWAY, NJ - Rutgers Day is back as an in-person event April 30 after a two-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the largest events in the state, this celebration of everything Rutgers is set for the last Saturday in April from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Busch ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ - The 2022 Spring season at Brook Arts Center has gotten off to a spectacular start, with a variety of shows from hilarious comedians and extremely talented tribute artists capped off by a silent film classic accompanied by a theater organist.  Saturday, May 7 at 8 pm: Comedian ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ - Comedian Mike Marino, known to millions of his fans worldwide as New Jersey’s Bad Boy takes the stage for an evening of hilarious comedy on Saturday, May 7, at the Brook Arts Center.  Marino has a tongue like a razor and a heart of gold. He has performed in every major comedy ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ - The 1950 Tony Award-winner for Best Musical “Guys and Dolls” takes the stage at the Brook Arts Center in Bound Brook, NJ on April 22 – May 1st. Guys and Dolls is a musical romantic comedy involving the unlikeliest of Manhattan pairings: a high-rolling gambler and a puritanical ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ - Comedians Julia Scotti and Uncle Floyd will share the stage at Brook Arts Center April 16. These two Jersey-born comedy gems continue to break down barriers in every facet of show business, proving that age is not just a number, it’s an asset. This is one evening of comedy you ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ - The Brook Arts Center is offering a mixed bag of tribute bands, comedians and live theater as it prepares to open the Spring, 2022 season. Located in historic Bound Brook, one block from the Bound Brook NJTRANSIT train station and a few short miles from Routes 22, 287, and ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots, the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, have scheduled three Marvel events at TD Bank Ballpark this season. Through a special partnership with MiLB, the Patriots will host Marvel’s Defenders of the Diamond Night on Friday, June 24th for the 7:05 ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – James Long wants his array of 13,000 shotgun casings now standing shoulder to shoulder on the floor of the Hungarian Heritage Center to become a conversation starter. The Greater Brunswick Charter School art teacher is hoping this art piece can foster interaction between ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Artists are being sought for a “Farm to Frame” juried art exhibit to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Somerset County’s farmland preservation program and to capture the beauty of the county’s farms.  This initiative is sponsored by the Somerset County Board of County ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The New Jersey State Police turned out in force Sunday afternoon to honor Col. Patrick Callahan, superintendent of the State Police, who was honored as Grand Marshal of the 29th annual St. Patrick's Parade. More than 100 troopers participated in the parade; they came by ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough’s 29th annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 13 will honor healthcare heroes from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, an RWJBarnabas Health facility. Employees from the Somerville hospital and their families will march in the parade, which ...

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