Press Releases

January 22, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  – The American Cancer Society kicks off its new fundraising season in Middlesex County on Saturday, February 9th 2019 – 4-6 pm at the Brunswick Square Mall, 755 NJ-18, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.  Together we can beat out biggest rival.  The entire Middlesex County community is ...

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Low-middle income families and individuals are entering into a deeply challenging housing market. The path to homeownership has never seemed so daunting and financially complicated! It is no surprise, then, that many families choose to rent rather than slog their way through the mortgage process ...

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Low-middle income families and individuals are entering into a deeply challenging housing market. The path to homeownership has never seemed so daunting and financially complicated! It is no surprise, then, that many families choose to rent rather than slog their way through the mortgage process ...

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Saint Peter’s University Hospital is the first in the region to offer the LINX® Reflux Management System, a minimally invasive surgical procedure that treats the cause, rather than the symptoms, of gastroesophageal reflex disease (GERD). The procedure helps patients who are dependent upon antacids ...

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The Empty Bowls Project of Franklin Township, NJ, in their work with the Franklin Food Bank, will host the first annual Empty Bowls event on March 10, 2019 at the DoubleTree by Hilton at 200 Atrium Drive in Somerset, NJ.   Advance tickets went on sale to the general public in early December,  ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ  -  CASA of Middlesex County helped nearly 110 children in foster care in 2018, opened a record number of new cases in fall 2018 and helped guide the handling of these sensitive cases so children could find safe, permanent homes as quickly as possible. “We had a great year, ...

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For over 40 years, New Brunswick Tomorrow has been known for addressing the most pressing issues in the community. Issues that are sometimes very complex in nature, and sometimes, not so much. Something as simple as a coat drive can have a significant impact in our community and we are fortunate ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Gloria Trinidad is one of the Etheridge Family Medicine's newest hires.  Trinidad is a Family Nurse Practitioner who received her Post- Masters Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner from Monmouth University. Trinidad brings enthusiasm to the field of healthcare and years of ...

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Homeownership used to be a source of pride and stability for many families – a resource laid by for the next generation.  The price to secure sustainable homeownership these days goes way beyond the means of the average working family. It is not surprising that there’s a housing problem in New ...

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Homeownership used to be a source of pride and stability for many families – a resource laid by for the next generation.  The price to secure sustainable homeownership these days goes way beyond the means of the average working family. It is not surprising that there’s a housing problem in New ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - High school students will have a chance next month to show how smart they are and possibly win cash prizes at a New Jersey Regional Brain Bee hosted at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Piscataway. Using a system similar to a spelling bee, students will be quizzed ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - One of New Jersey's Top Doctors is right here in Somerset.  Dr. Barbara Etheridge was featured in the November 2018 issue of New Jersey Monthly Top Doctors listing for the eighth year in a row. Dr. Etheridge is a board-certified family medicine physician who has owned her own ...

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Highland Regiment, a class-A, competitive marching drum corps inspired by the traditions of the Scottish Highlands will host its first rehearsal of the season, Saturday Jan. 12, 2019 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Reading-Fleming Intermediate School located at 50 Court St. in Flemington, NJ.

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HARRISBURG, Pa. — The 103rd Pennsylvania Farm Show will honor agriculture’s rich heritage and promising future with this year’s theme, Inspiring Pennsylvania’s Story. The theme, which will be represented throughout of the weeklong event, will include related events like a daily story time for ...

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EDISON - December 12, 2018 - Amazon surprised students at Edison High School this week as part of the company’s national breakfast program, Rise & Smile, which aims to fight hunger across the U.S.. Associates from Amazon’s Edison fulfillment center delivered bananas and engaged students in fun ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - As families prepare for the holiday season, Middlesex County officials sent out a warning about potential fire hazards from trees, lights and fireplaces. “These steps will help prevent fire hazards in your home so you can focus on celebrating with your family,” said county ...

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MANALAPAN, N.J. — New Jersey residents who are entering their senior year in high school this fall and are planning a career in agriculture or science may apply for the New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award.  One winner will be selected and awarded a scholarship to honor their ...

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BASKING RIDGE, N.J. — The Somerset County Park Commission announces that openings are available for Winter Horseback Riding Classes at Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, N.J.  Lessons are offered to juniors (ages 9-17) and adults, and will accommodate the ...

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East Brunswick, NJ – Sunday, December 16, 2018 – The Lost Souls Public Memorial Project, a community-based grassroots group, is collaborating with the East Brunswick Public Library to present A Day of Remembrance on Sunday, December 16, 2 -4pm.  The event will include music, dramatic performance, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK -  Rutgers Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics (DARFE) will present a full one-day workshop, “Farming in New Jersey’s Cities and the Urban Fringe,” in New Brunswick. on Dec. 14. Highly regarded small farms advocate John Ikerd, professor emeritus of Agricultural ...

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New Brunswick, NJ – With a distinguished performance career spanning theatre, television, film, and the Broadway Stage, veteran actress Betsy Aidem—already known to local audiences for three critically acclaimed performances at George Street Playhouse—will make her professional directing debut with ...

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New Brunswick, NJ – With a distinguished performance career spanning theatre, television, film, and the Broadway Stage, veteran actress Betsy Aidem—already known to local audiences for three critically acclaimed performances at George Street Playhouse—will make her professional directing debut with ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots and Manager Emeritus Sparky Lyle have announced that they will host their annual Holiday Toy Drive at TD Bank Ballpark on Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to noon.  Fans will be able to bring new, unwrapped toys to the Somerset Patriots Team Store located at the ...

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JERSEY CITY - Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, partners with Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ) to spearhead the launch of a statewide Goya Cooking With Care patch program.  Goya is the first global company to establish and design a Girl Scouts patch ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Ray Negron, NY Times best-selling author and New York Yankees executive, will be making an appearance at the Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment on Saturday, Nov. 17. Negron will be the “In The Sulky” guest on the pre-game show with Bob “Hollywood” Heyden.  They will ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - December 8th will be the date of the sixth annual Ride for Rett Syndrome event. Created and led by East Brunswick resident Jen Harmon, the event is an indoor cycling class that offers the opportunity for participants to raise money for charity as they work out. The Evolution by ...

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HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - Since 2012, post-Thanksgiving “Black Friday” has been “Track Friday” in New Jersey , when families and groups walk or run to raise money for the charity of their choice.  We began participating in 2015 at the Highland Park High School Track.  Started after Hurricane Sandy, ...

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Our Lady of Lourdes (OLOL) Parish, 44 Cleveland Avenue, Milltown, will host its 40th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR on Saturday, December 1, from 9:00am to 4:00pm. NEW this year, the OLOL EMPORIUM is a booth offering beautiful gift items.  Many well-known “names” including LENOX™ and Mikasa™ as well as ...

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The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Annual Statewide Holiday Dinner and Expo will take place on November 29 at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave, Totowa, New Jersey 07512, from 5:30 to 8:00pm.This festive holiday networking event provides an opportunity for women business ...

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Tyler Clementi Foundation’s Jane Clementi to Participatein Daniel Pearl Education Center Speaker Series on Nov. 14.  Jane Clementi, who lost her son Tyler to suicide after he became the victim of homophobic cyber bullying, will talk about her Tyler Clementi Foundation “Upstander” program as part ...

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