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Mon, August 26, 7:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Somerset Patriots vs. Lancaster Barnstormers

Sports

Add to My Calendar 08/26/2019 7:00pm 08/26/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Somerset Patriots vs. Lancaster Barnstormers

Join us at TD Bank Ballpark for Bark In The Park Night.
Bring your well-behaved, socialized dog to the game to enjoy a night out with the whole family.
Dogs must have all their shots and be current with all their vaccinations to attend! Proof will be required at check-in at the ballpark.
There will be a pre-game Pooch Parade around the warning track of the field beginning at 6:30 ...

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Tue, August 27, 10:00 AM

Middlesex One-Stop Career Center, New Brunswick

Job Recruitment Event - Substitute Teachers

Business & Finance Education

Add to My Calendar 08/27/2019 10:00am 08/27/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Job Recruitment Event - Substitute Teachers

Are you interested in substitute teaching? Our One-Stop Career Center in New Brunswick will be hosting job recruitment events to hire substitute teachers for EDUStaff, an educational staffing and Human Resource services firm.

Come learn more about the positions and Text WORKFORCE to 56512 for jobs, training and career development.

550 Jersey Ave. New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Tue, August 27, 7:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Somerset Patriots vs. Lancaster Barnstormers

Sports

Add to My Calendar 08/27/2019 7:00pm 08/27/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Somerset Patriots vs. Lancaster Barnstormers

The first 2,000 Fans in attendance will receive a Bookmark.

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Wed, August 28, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 08/28/2019 12:00pm 08/29/2019 4:00am America/New_York Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Wed, August 28, 7:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Somerset Patriots vs. Lancaster Barnstormers

Sports

Add to My Calendar 08/28/2019 7:00pm 08/28/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Somerset Patriots vs. Lancaster Barnstormers

It's a Senior Wednesday at TD Bank Ballpark. All fans 55+ will receive $5.00 Upper Box Tickets at the Box Office for this game.
This game is an Unused Ticket or Voucher Exchange Date!
Bring any unused tickets or vouchers from this season to the ticket office to exchange them for a ticket to this game.

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Thu, August 29, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 08/29/2019 12:00pm 08/30/2019 4:00am America/New_York Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Thu, August 29, 7:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Somerset Patriots vs. Lancaster Barnstormers

Sports

Add to My Calendar 08/29/2019 7:00pm 08/29/2020 10:00pm America/New_York Somerset Patriots vs. Lancaster Barnstormers

Come out and enjoy Somerset Patriots Baseball followed by the Best FIREWORKS Show In New Jersey!
The game features Scout Night with the Somerset Patriots.
Bring your Scout Group out to the ballpark to enjoy an evening of fun. Scouts will participate in a pre-game parade and arc the infield for the National Anthem.

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Fri, August 30, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 08/30/2019 12:00pm 08/31/2019 4:00am America/New_York Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
Fete - Caribbean Party

Fri, August 30, 9:00 PM

De Island Breeze, Somerset

Fete - Caribbean Party

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back Other

Add to My Calendar 08/30/2019 9:00pm 08/31/2019 12:00am America/New_York Fete - Caribbean Party

DNA's Music Presents FETE a night for Caribbean Party Join us @ De Island Breeze on Friday August 30 for a fun night . #steelpan #dj's #guest artists

676 Franklin Blvd Somerset, NJ 08873
Snack Attack Comedy Show

Sat, August 31, 8:00 PM

George St. Co-Op, New Brunswick

Snack Attack Comedy Show

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 08/31/2019 8:00pm 08/31/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Snack Attack Comedy Show

Snack attack is a comedy show combined with a cooking competition. Part gut-busting laughs, part gut-filling snacks, this show will leave you fully satisfied. Over the course of the show, the hosts will serve up hilarious comedians while simultaneously making a snack from scratch, and you will decide the winner. This month, the hosts will each make a snack featuring chocolate chips.

Headliner ...

89 Morris St. New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sun, September 1, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 09/01/2019 12:00pm 09/02/2019 4:00am America/New_York Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854

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The Jaffe Briefing - November 11, 2019

HOBOKEN – There may be the need for spit guards and chicken wire, as a Senate Select Committee will be holding a public hearing on NJ Transit’s woes at the Hoboken terminal on Wednesday, smack in the middle of the evening rush hour. From 5-7 p.m., commuters are invited to provide some colorful input – if their trains magically arrive on time from New York. Kudos to Senate ...

The Jaffe Briefing - November 9, 2019

NEWARK – After several months and more than 1,000 suggestions, officials at Rutgers University-Newark finally unveiled the school's new mascot. And what manner of vicious beast or menacing mascot would come running onto the floor to greet basketball fans assembled under the Golden Dome? Try The Scarlet Raider, a baseball cap-wearing fox with limited facial expressions. Fans ...

The Jaffe Briefing - November 7, 2019

TRENTON – Election season is over, so now what? Well, it looks like the state Legislature has to go back to work, as there is plenty of business to do over this “lame duck” period. This is that glorious time of the year when stuff actually gets done, often when voters are more interested in the holidays than what’s happening (or not) at the Statehouse. The Record has ...

The Jaffe Briefing - November 5, 2019

STATEWIDE – Hey, it’s Election Day! And – of no great surprise – voter turnout is expected to be tremendously low. That’s because the General Assembly tops the ticket. (Yawn) As most of our state legislators are long-term incumbents, they don’t prompt any stampede to the polls. Insiders of insiders of insiders are probably excited about this election, ...

The Jaffe Briefing - November 4, 2019

EAST RUTHERFORD – There’s a game tonight in the Meadowlands between the Giants and their nemesis, the Dallas Cowboys. But the real drama isn’t on the field. Heck, it isn’t even in the stadium. The big drama – unfolding for years – is what will happen to rush-hour traffic tonight with (a.) a big Monday night game in town, (b.) typical rush-hour gridlock ...

Recipe from the Farm: Erin Headley’s Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

November 9, 2019

John and Erin Headley operate a small cranberry bog deep in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens. John works with the Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension in Washington Township, Burlington County, where researchers from Rutgers University work to combat pest and disease problems and study the many health benefits of cranberries.

Cranberries are a family ...

Rutgers' Administration Remains Committed to Course Scheduling System

November 12, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers' administration remains committed to a new course scheduling system despite a vote by faculty members Friday demanding a halt to its implementation.

At least for now, students in New Brunswick, Newark and Camden will be utilizing CourseAtlas when they log on starting in March to sign up for fall 2020 classes. The university has turned to the platform in an ...

Rutgers Faculty Union Files Unfair Labor Practice Complaint

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The union representing some 5,000 faculty members at Rutgers University has filed a formal unfair labor practice charge against the administration over a new course scheduling system that the university is implementing.

David Hughes, the treasurer of  Rutgers AAUP-AFT, told TAPinto New Brunswick that the union filed the complaint with the Public Employees Relation ...

Rutgers Chancellor Leads Research on Opioids, Sedatives on Veterans

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The alarming effects on military veterans who are prescribed opioids for pain and benzodiazepines for anxiety and insomnia are coming into focus as Veterans Day draws near.

Veterans who take these drugs simultaneously are at an increased risk of unintentional overdose and death as well as suicide, according to press release from Rutgers University.

Nearly 20 veterans ...

Dash for Diapers (formerly Track Friday) Keeps Babies in Middlesex County Covered

November 11, 2019

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ -  The name may have changed, but the good stuff remains!  Back again this Thanksgiving, the Diaper Dash (formerly Track Friday) will be a day of fitness and fun to support the AECDC-Central Jersey Diaper Bank.  Burn off some of those Thanksgiving calories while giving back to the community.

Hosted at the Highland Park High School track on November 29 from ...

Brianna Feeney Selected as Alternate Ambassador for New Jersey State Elks Association Special Children’s Committee

November 12, 2019

WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Ten-year-old Brianna Feeney has been selected as the Central New Jersey Area Four Alternate Ambassador for the Elks Special Children’s Committee.  South Plainfield Elks Lodge #2298 sponsored Brianna as one of the state’s eight ambassadors and alternate ambassadors.  New Jersey State Elks Association Special Children’s Committee hosted their annual ...

OPINION

Band Members Spread Harmony

November 1, 2019

Dear Editor,

Something beautiful happened at last night’s game when the New Brunswick High School marching band took the field at halftime.

Twelve of them. Yes, you read that correctly, twelve kids comprise their entire band. The parent chaperones were in awe of these courageous kids, only a dozen of them, just about one of each instrument, who took to the field to play a halftime ...

NCJW/Essex Lunch & Learn - Beyond the Border: Immigration in America Today

November 12, 2019

Who gets to come to the United States of America? Who will stay? How will they be treated? NCJW/Essex is sponsoring a Lunch and Learn program, Beyond the Border: Immigration in America Today, on Monday, November 18, to discuss these important questions about the future of our country with a panel of immigration experts.

The expert panel examining the current state of immigration will ...

Freeholder Director Rios Encourages Year-Long Support for Vets

November 8, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day.  At the first Armistice Day, on November 11, 1919, President Wilson stated:

“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed ...

Bergen County Theater Company Features Arts Programs for Kids of All Ages

November 8, 2019

RIDGEWOOD, NJ — In the next installation of HomeGrown: Ridgewood, Host Stephanie Willoughby visits with staff and performers at Porch Light Productions, a theater company in Bergen County offering theater and related arts programs for students from kindergarten through college. 

Founded in 2005, Porch Light Productions features a wide range of programs, such as classes in acting ...

State of Affairs Breaks Down $54 Million Allotted for New Jersey Child Care Subsidies

NEW JERSEY — NJ Department of Human Services Commissioner, Carole Johnson, explains to Steve Adubato on State of Affairs how $54 million allocated by the state will be used to raise subsidy rates for child care, allowing more families to afford better child care options.

Commissioner Johnson explained that by securing these funds, it’s the state’s hope that child care can be ...

East Brunswick Day Highlights Diversity and Community in Middlesex County, NJ

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- At this year’s East Brunswick Day, an annual event which brings together community residents, officials and businesses, TAPintoTV spoke with several attendees and participants. The event, which is in its sixth year, was held at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center and included local vendors, nonprofit organizations, township programs, local government, youth ...