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Vendors Get Ready for Start of New Jersey Seafood Festival in Belmar

May 19, 2017

BELMAR, NJ — The countdown has begun to the start of the New Jersey Seafood Festival, which will held from Friday, May 19 through Sunday, May 21 at Belmar’s Silver Lake Park.

With tents already in place around the lake, vendors started arriving on Thursday — a busy early-season beach day, due to the sultry temperatures — to begin their preparations.

The three-day ...

Bernards Twp.'s Charter Day Celebration is Next Saturday, May 20

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Charter Day, which will celebrate the 257th anniversary of the founding of the Township of Bernardston, is scheduled to be celebrated with an all-day street fair with foods, rides and live music on next Saturday, May 20, with some new historic events from The Historical Society of the Somerset Hills.

This will be the 23rd annual that the Bernards Township ...

The Origins of the Sloppy Joe Sandwich in New Jersey

Did you know that according to New Jersey lore, the original sloppy Joe sandwich was created in 1935 at Town Hall Deli in South Orange? And that the idea for the sandwich came from a bar called Sloppy Joe’s in Havana, Cuba?

Thomas Sweeney, a Maplewood politico at the time, was vacationing in Cuba and a frequent visitor to the bar. The bar’s proprietor would set out ...

Stop & Shop Alerts Customers of Aunt Jemima Products Recall

WATCHUNG, NJ - Stop & Shop is alerting its customers to a major recall by Pinnacle Foods, Inc., of frozen Aunt Jemima products.

The grocery chain is voluntarily recalling all “Best Buy” Dates of Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes, Waffles, French Toast Slices and one Hungry Man Chicken & Waffle item due to the potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. No ...

Rockin for Autism Music Festival on April 29 Will Be a Food Fest, Too

FANWOOD, NJ -- To commemorate Autism Awareness Month, and raise awareness of and funds for autism related services, Fanwood will host the second annual Rockin’ For Autism on Saturday, April 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at LaGrande Park (Rain date April 30). 

This year's event features a wide variety of food and beverage vendors, each of which will donate ...

BOBO Friday is April 21st

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Freeholder Patricia Walsh has announced that the next “Buy One, Bring One” collection of food for Somerset County families and individuals in need will be held Friday, April 21.

“There are many people here in Somerset County, including children, who go to bed hungry,” she said. “You can help by donating to this monthly food ...

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