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Thu, September 14, 11:00 AM

Long Branch

NJAWBO Oceanfront statewide conference/expo

Add to My Calendar 09/14/2017 11:00am 09/14/2017 2:30pm America/New_York NJAWBO Oceanfront statewide conference/expo

NJ Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) 2017 Statewide Oceanfront Luncheon Conference & Expo at the Jersey Shore---A time to learn, be inspired, network, connect with the exhibitors, and build relationships all while enjoying a spectacular view of the beach and the Atlantic Ocean!

When: Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm

Where: Rooney's Oceanfront ...

100 Ocean Avenue North   Long Branch, NJ 07740
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Thu, September 14, 6:30 PM

South Brunswick

Stop the Transco Gas Compressor Station - ...

Green

Add to My Calendar 09/14/2017 6:30pm 09/14/2017 8:30pm America/New_York Stop the Transco Gas Compressor Station - Informational Meeting

Williams Transco is proposing to build a 32,000 Horsepower compressor station (gas engine) that could affect the air of South Brunswick, Franklin, and Princeton area residents.

Learn about the dangers posed to the health and safety of residents, visitors, wildlife and the environment from emitted toxic gas, noise, potential fires, and explosions. Find out how you can get involved to protect ...

540 Ridge Rd South Brunswick , NJ
Caroline Fund 5K

Sat, September 16, 9:00 AM

St. Aloysius Church, Caldwell

Caroline Fund 5K

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back Health & Wellness Sports

Add to My Calendar 09/16/2017 9:00am 09/16/2017 12:00pm America/New_York Caroline Fund 5K

The 4th Annual Caroline Fund 5K Run/Walk supports brain and spine tumor research, as well as helps the Caroline Fund provide both emotional and financial support to local patients and families affected by the hardships of cancer.

Register online now: https://compuscore.rsupartner.com/Race/NJ/Caldwell/CarolineFund5K

The Caroline Fund is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was ...

219 Bloomfield Avenue Caldwell, NJ 07006
Steps 2 Success Powered by ADP

Sat, September 16, 10:00 AM

Madison Community House, Madison

Steps 2 Success Powered by ADP

Education Giving Back Other

Add to My Calendar 09/16/2017 10:00am 09/16/2017 12:15pm America/New_York Steps 2 Success Powered by ADP

STEPS 2 SUCCESS powered by ADP is a FREE job readiness boot camp which empowers women to land their next job opportunity. You will learn how to develop your individual diverse job search strategies and solutions, and interview with confidence to land your next job opportunity. STEPS 2 SUCCESS will provide you with tools, resources, strategy planning, and the necessary connections to support you ...

25 Cook Avenue Madison, NJ 07940
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Mon, September 18, 1:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce - Lunch & ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/18/2017 1:00pm 09/18/2017 3:30pm America/New_York Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce - Lunch & Learn

Come out and be part of this LUNCH & LEARN event.

Learn how your business can support the community and gain valuable exposure by sponsoring one of the newest organizations, Warriors for Life Scholarship Foundation.
Learn how your business /organization can leverage www.TAPintoFranklinTownship.net, to get your message out to the community.
Bring your cards for this great ...

149 Pierce Street Somerset , NJ 08873
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Tue, September 19, 5:00 PM

Alexander Library, New Brunswick

Native American Arts & Cultural Practice in ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/19/2017 5:00pm 09/19/2017 7:00pm America/New_York Native American Arts & Cultural Practice in America: A Lecture with John Haworth

Please join John Haworth, Senior Executive Emeritus of the Smithsonian - National Museum of the American Indian - New York, as he shares his knowledge about cultural and arts issues impacting Native Americans, including key museum practices, repatriation and social change.

Rutgers University Archibald S. Alexander Library, 4th Floor 169 College Avenue New Brunswick, NJ

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The Jaffe Briefing - February 23, 2018




The Jaffe Briefing Is going on Winter Break, returning Monday, March 5


OUR TAKE ON THE NEWS IN NEW JERSEY

 NEWARK - The Archdiocese of Newark is somehow making national news, after Cardinal Joseph Tobin sent out a tweet Wednesday that raised one or two eyebrows. Tobin tweeted "Nighty-night, baby. I love you," Hmm, people asked. Now who ...

The Jaffe Briefing - February 22, 2018

OUR TAKE ON THE NEWS IN NEW JERSEY

TRENTON - If New Jersey raises the sales tax back to 7 percent, will anyone notice? That's the big question from New Jersey Policy Perspective, which questions last year's gimmick that cut the sales tax rate to 6.625 percent. NJ 101.5reports that tax cut equates to $2 a week in "savings" for middle-class families. Meanwhile, this ...

The Jaffe Briefing - February 21, 2018

OUR TAKE ON THE NEWS IN NEW JERSEY

ON THE HIGHWAY - Authorities were frantically looking into a "mystery tar" that appeared suddenly on cars driving along I-295 in South Jersey, causing tires to gel with the road. They quickly realized that a stretch of the highway in Salem County was smeared with liquid asphalt, leaked from a tanker and causing dozens of cars to get ...

The Jaffe Briefing - February 20, 2018

OUR TAKE ON THE NEWS IN NEW JERSEY

STATEWIDE - Jittery parents are sending their jittery kids to jittery schools this morning, as classes resume after a President's Day weekend filled with wall-to-wall news coverage about gun safety. School districts statewide have been reporting threats - all thankfully not credible - as district leaders are on the highest alert. East Brunswick, for ...

The Jaffe Briefing - February 16, 2018

OUR TAKE ON THE NEWS IN NEW JERSEY

E STREET - While a tired nation is demanding gun control (yet again), Springsteen guitarist Stevie Van Zandt is having none of it. No stranger to political opinions, the New Jersey icon tweeted "What happened to us? We are averaging 2 school shootings per week AND WE DO NOTHING ABOUT IT!" Many tone-deaf politicians on Capitol Hill ...

The Jaffe Briefing - January 15, 2018

OUR TAKE ON THE NEWS IN NEW JERSEY

TRENTON - As state lawmakers are set to announce a bill at 11 a.m. to decriminalize pot - an issue that has consumed the Statehouse -  the Record is reporting on an often-ignored issue: the state's ridiculously antiquated liquor laws. For example, supermarkets in the state can only have up to two liquor licenses, stemming ...

Trees Have Sex? Rutgers Researchers Have All the Answers

February 22, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A few years ago, Rutgers researcher Jennifer Blake-Mahmud was working on a botany project in Virginia when colleagues pointed out a striped maple, a common tree in the understory of mountain forests from Nova Scotia to Georgia. 

 

“They told me, ‘We think it switches sex from year to year, but we don’t know why,’ and I said, ...

Rutgers Union Rally Planned Friday for $15 Minimum Wage

New Brunswick, NJ - On Friday, February 23, student groups, a coalition of Rutgers unions, and representatives from campuses across the nation will hold a rally and march on College Avenue to demand a $15 minimum wage.

The action, initiated by the Rutgers chapter of United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) and the Rutgers American Association of University Professors - American Federation of ...

RU Students Rejoice: Starbucks Reopens at The Yard@College Avenue

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - In what many consider to be the biggest news of the day on the Rutgers University campus, the Starbucks at The Yard@College Avenue has once again reopened.

Officials with the New Brunswick Development Corp. reported this morning that the popular coffeehouse is open "for good."

The Starbucks at The Yard@College Avenue, located at the corner of College ...

Valeski: Placing Police Officers in Schools was Planned for Two Years

February 21, 2018

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In the midst of a media firestorm Tuesday, Dr. Victor Valeski, East Brunswick Superintendent of Schools, fielded questions from local and national journalists regarding the placement of armed police officers inside each of the district's K-12 buildings.  The move seemed to many as a "knee-jerk" reaction to the fear generated by the massacre of ...

Shouts of Racial Slurs Bring Police to Sparta Theatre

February 21, 2018

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta police were called to the New Vision Sparta Theater on Sunday night because of a woman shouting slurs in a screening of Black Panther.

Former New Jersey Assembly candidate Michael Grace was in the theater when two people started yelling racial slurs including “look at these ‘n-word’” and “can you believe these ...

OPINION

Letter to the Editor: Low-Income Families Who Need Safe Cribs Have Nowhere to Go

February 15, 2018

One recent email came from a pastor in East Orange, sharing the struggles of a young couple who have no safe place for their baby to sleep.

Then, there was also a phone call from a Newark hospital, making its fourth request in two years, as well as a frantic text from Puerto Rico, for a family who lost everything in the hurricane.

They all pleaded for the same thing: A safe crib for a ...

Somerset Patriots Sign Frontier League All-Star RHP Randy McCurry

February 17, 2018

The Somerset Patriots have announced the signing of right-handed relief pitcher Randy McCurry for the 2018 season.

“I’m excited to play in the Atlantic League this year,” said McCurry. “It’ll be a transition for me but I am ready to face some really good competition and help the team win.”

McCurry enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and ...