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Mother Seton High School Sponsors Carnival for the Cure

April 16, 2017

CLARK, NJ – Mother Seton High School recently hosted a “Carnival for the Cure” to support the school’s Relay for Life team.  The team, named “Setters for Survival,” and the student council welcomed over 90 students and guests to a night of sports, games of chance, dance and fun.

Among the activities were classes in Zumba, yoga and tap dancing. Getting ...

Two Die Following Early Morning Home Fire in Berkeley Heights

Updated on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 8:48 a.m.

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Two people died and a third is in critical condition following a fire at at a home on Orion Road in Berkeley Heights Thursday morning.

The first call came into police at 12:47 a.m. from a neighbor reporting the smell of smoke in  area. While police and firefighters were on their way to the fire, a ...

Free Document Shredding Program Begins in Hillsborough

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Operation Secure Shred, sponsored by the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders - the first of several free paper shredding events to be held through October - begins on Saturday, April 15 at the Somerset County Public Works Garage, 410 Roycefield Road, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 

Operation Secure Shred began in 2007 and is offered throughout the county in various ...

The Zoo That Put Scotch Plains on the Map

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The College Club of Fanwood-Scotch Plains welcomes Pete Terry, lifelong resident of Scotch Plains, who will entertain us with tales of Franklin and Louise Terry and their Terry Lou Zoo on Raritan road in Scotch Plains, the historic site of the Betty Frazee house.

The audience will hear of the Zoo’s beginnings and how it evolved into a popular site for school ...

New Jersey Participates in National March for Science

TRENTON, NJ - Scientists, supporters of science, and advocates for evidence-based polices will march here on Saturday, April 22 in solidarity with the March for Science in Washington D.C.

It is one of 420 other satellite marches being held simultaneously around the country and the world. 

The march begins outside the War Memorial, 1 Memorial Drive at 10 a.m., and ...

Spectators Invited to Hillsborough for Rock Climbing Competition

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Spectators are invited to the Sourland Mountain Preserve on Saturday, April 8, for New Jersey’s only organized outdoor bouldering/rock climbing competition.

The event and parking are free of charge

The competition is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Spectators should meet in the Sourland Mountain Preserve parking lot off East Mountain Road.

Bouldering is a ...

Clark Woman, 20, Dies Following Campus Pancake Eating Contest

FAIRFIELD, CT – Caitlin Nelson, 20, of Clark is confirmed dead several days after choking during a pancake-eating contest held Thursday night on the campus of Sacred Heart University.

Witnesses at a Greek Life dinner saw Nelson eat four or five pancakes before falling to the floor, shaking uncontrollably, according to a story in the Fairfield Citizen.

Fairfield police said Nelson ...

Plainfield Symphony Orchestra Season Finale and After-Party

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The 97th season finale performance of the Plainfield Symphony Orchestra will take place on April 29th, featuring “Impressions of Ravel” which showcases France’s celebrated composer.

Ravel's orchestral suites Le Tombeau de Couperin, and Daphnis et Chloe, as well as the ever-popular Boléro, will be performed. In addition, the annual Young ...

Rockin’ For Autism Music Festival Scheduled for Sat, April 29

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- To commemorate Autism Awareness Month, and raise awareness of and funds for autism related services, the Borough of Fanwood will host its second annual Rockin’ For Autism Music Festival on Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at LaGrande Park (200 LaGrande Ave., Fanwood)

The all-day festival will feature musical acts, food ...

Joey Hollywood Inspires Awareness Day for Rare Childhood Disease

TRENTON, NJ – Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (R-16th) is the sponsor of a resolution to raise awareness for a very rare genetic condition that causes muscle tissue to turn into bone, with most of its victims 10 and younger.

The resolution designates April 23 as Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Awareness Day.

“I first learned about this disorder when I met ...

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