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Giving Back

Operation Shoebox New Jersey Commemoraties 11th Anniversary; Volunteers Invited to Help Assemble Care Packages for US Troops

February 9, 2016

MANVILLE, NJ - Operation Shoebox New Jersey will commemorate its 11th anniversary at the VFW, 600 Washington Ave., Manville on Saturday, Feb. 13. Volunteers are invited to help assemble care ...

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Home & Garden

Homegrown Flavor from an Indoor Garden

January 25, 2016

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Add some homegrown flavor to your winter meals.  From microgreens to tomatoes, it is possible to grow produce indoors. Microgreens are a quick and easy way to add some ...

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North Plainfield/Green Brook/Watchung

Community Happenings

Piano Celebration at Watchung Arts Center

February 7, 2016

The Watchung Arts Center is pleased to present a unique arts experience featuring internationally renowned pianist Min Kwon in concert, and artist David Dubal in the opening of a solo Art Exhibition ...

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Obituaries

Obituaries

John Peter Townley, Sr.

February 10, 2016

On February 9, 2016, John Peter Townley, Sr. left on his final journey to be reunited in heaven with his loving wife and sweetheart, Gloria. John was born December 28, 1924 to the late John P.

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Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

WHRHS Referendum: New Turf in Warren at No Cost to Taxpayers

February 3, 2016

Dear Watchung Hills Regional High School Community, On March 8, 2016, you will be asked to vote on a referendum to replace the turf field at Watchung Hills Regional High School.  I would like ...

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Milestones


In The Schools

In The Schools

North Plainfield High School Tops County in High School Graduation Rate Growth

February 4, 2016

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The State of New Jersey announced its highest graduation rate in five years of 89.7 percent for students graduating in 2015. North Plainfield High School proudly saw its ...

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Press Releases


Community Announcements


Community Life

Community Life

Music at the Mansion, Sunday, February 14th

February 3, 2016

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Visit the historic Vermuele Mansion on Sunday, February 14th and enjoy a free concert starting at 3:00 pm. There will be an American Music Tribute featuring The Somerset Brass ...

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Events

Upcoming Events

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Sun, February 14, 3:00 PM

North Plainfield

Music at the Mansion, Sunday, February 14th

Tue, February 16, 6:00 PM

SCLSNJ's North Plainfield Memorial Library branch, North Plainfield

Gather & Game for Adults at North Plainfield ...

Arts & Entertainment

Wed, February 17, 7:00 PM

North Plainfield

Latin American Genealogy Workshop at SCLSNJ's ...

Arts & Entertainment


Columns

News from Mayor Michael Giordano, Jr.

News from Mayor Michael Giordano, Jr.

Last week the State of New Jersey announced North Plainfield had received the highest increase in graduation growth rate of any high school in Somerset County. Kudos are in order for Superintendent ...

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News from SCLSNJ

Mah Jongg players at SCLSNJ's Watchung Library

The Mah Jongg Club of Watchung meets every Monday and Tuesday 1-4 pm when SCLSNJ Watchung Library branch, located at 12 Stirling Road in Watchung, is open. All are invited to ...

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The Seventh District Congressional Report

The Seventh District Congressional Report

Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) hosts Congressman Fred Upton (MI-06), Chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, of which Lance is a member. The duo discussed the dozens of bills that ...

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Beth's Book Review

The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick

Retro Review: The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick (Putnam, 1962)   Had Moses not led the Hebrews out of bondage in Egypt, would the Ten Commandments ever have been delivered? And ...

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