Historical Halloween Celebration

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  1. Middlesex Division of Historic Sites and History Services
  2. 7327453030
  3. artsandhistory@co.middlesex.nj.us
Sat, October 31
12:00 pm — 8:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 10/31/2020 12:00pm 10/31/2020 8:00pm America/New_York Historical Halloween Celebration

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Juneteenth: Why It Should Be Celebrated By All Americans

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Juneteenth – it is a term heard more and more in the last several years, yet many people have no idea what it is. It is viewed by Black Americans as their Freedom or Emancipation Day, their Jubilee Day, their Black Independence Day. So, how did Juneteenth become “. . . the most popular annual celebration of emancipation from slavery in the United States?”*

The term is a ...

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Second Street Youth Center Full STEAM AHEAD Enrichment Summer Program Returns with New Enrichment Component

Every summer, low-income youth lose two to three months of reading and math aptitude while their higher-income peers make slight gains in both areas.

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Gov. Murphy, Other Officials Help Break Ground on Cancer Hospital in New Brunswick

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“It was nice to host the Meet of ...

Annual Fireworks Celebration Returning to New Brunswick After One-Year Absence

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A cherished city tradition making a comeback.

The annual Independence Day Celebration – including the fireworks show – will return July 1.

The fireworks show which brings thousands of people to Boyd Park and the surrounding area each year was canceled last year as the COVID-19 pandemic raged and social distancing regulations were in effect.

This ...

Website Development & More at Your Library

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Recipe: How to Make No-Churn Vanilla Birthday Cake Ice Cream

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It only takes four ingredients to make this festive frozen treat! The best part? You don’t even need special equipment.

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Rediscovering 'Lift Every Voice And Sing," The Hymn That Became an Anthem

June 20, 2021

NUTLEY, NJ — As many Americans are only recently learning about Juneteenth, a celebration that has been part of the American experience since 1866, they are also discovering the hymn, “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” a song with roots dating back to 1900. 

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The other day China fired three astronauts into space. This occurred just as Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced that he too was shooting himself into outer space.

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A Brief History of the Race in Space

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Cautionary tales have emerged in recent weeks about the inherent risks of entering the local news industry. Poynter recently called out a few of the pain points that new publishers endure, and Columbia Journalism Review suggested there isn’t enough budget to combat increasing political polarization at the local level.

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