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Tue, February 26, 7:00 PM

Trayes Hall , New Brunswick

UAA Speaker Series: Follow the Drinking Gourd

Arts & Entertainment Education Law & Justice

Add to My Calendar 02/26/2019 7:00pm 02/26/2019 9:00pm America/New_York UAA Speaker Series: Follow the Drinking Gourd




Undergraduate Academic Affairs is sponsoring Follow the Drinking Gourd, a musical group that takes its name from the song used to guide enslaved people to freedom on the Underground Railroad. The trio presents original programs on the African American experience in music, along with commentary and a visual presentation of historic images to enhance the experience. The group will ...

100 George Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Fri, March 1, 6:30 PM

Congregation Knesseth Israel, Bound Brook

Shabbat Across America Dinner & Service

Food & Drink Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/01/2019 6:30pm 03/01/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Shabbat Across America Dinner & Service

Congregation Knesseth Israel invites Jewish singles, couples, & families to join us for NJOP's "Shabbat Across America" event, taking place at hundreds of synagogues across the continent!

Enjoy a "taste of Shabbat" with us as we share a delicious meal, after which Rabbi Wylen will lead us our Shabbat service. We will end the evening sharing good company and dessert ...

229 Mountain Avenue Bound Brook, NJ 08805

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OUR FUTURE IS NOT FOR SALE to give Williams/Transco’s NESE Project at least a 14% return to its investors

February 20, 2019

It’s bad enough that we’ve been told not to worry about the dangers of the NESE Project even though we often hear about leaks and explosions of natural gas pipelines and compressor stations. 

It’s a fact that the NESE Project will add greenhouse gases and toxic chemicals to the air and will churn up toxins by digging in Raritan Bay. 

It’s a fact that 2018 ...

Our Safety and Well-Being are not for sale. Stop efforts to add another industrial facility next to Trap Rock.

Have you felt things shake when Trap Rock blasts? 

Do you remember the recent gas pipeline explosions and fires in Massachusetts?

 The final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) Project was published by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on January 25, 2019, and it’s predictable that Williams/Transco will be given ...

Former Rutgers Football Player Indicted in Murder Plot

February 21, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A former Rutgers University football player was indicted today on charges he plotted to kill his former girlfriend's parents and harassed the woman online.

Izaia Bullock, 22, of South River, was indicted on with two counts of first-degree attempted murder and two counts of first-degree conspiracy to commit murder, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey announced ...

Woman Pleads Guilty in DWI Crash that Killed One Passenger

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Middletown woman is facing a 10-year prison sentence after pleading to charges from a car crash on the Garden State Parkway in Woodbridge that killed one passenger and injured another passenger.

Kimberly Franklin, 20, pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated manslaughter, vehicular homicide, assault by auto and driving while intoxicated, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew ...

City School Leader Tapped for Intermational Fullbright Program

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The director of the Greater Brunswick Charter School (GBCS) has been tapped for an international study program directed under the sponsorship of the federal Department of State and the Fullbright Scholarship Board.

Vanessa Jones, educational director of the for the charter school, is one of 10 educators from across the country selected for the Fulbright Leaders for Global ...

Obituaries

Piscataway - Joseph Strazzulla, 77, died Monday, February 18, 2019 at Somerset Woods Rehabilitation ...
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Piscataway – Antonio “Tony”  Mastroianni, 72, passed away peacefully early ...
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2019 National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend Celebrates Iconic Girl-Led Entrepreneurial Program

February 21, 2019

CHERRY HILL, NJ— Girl Scouts in central and southern NJ and nationwide will participate in National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2019, celebrating the impactful entrepreneurial program that has sparked the success of millions of women. The Girl Scout Cookie Program®, the largest annual investment in girls in the United States, powers amazing experiences for girls as they learn ...

Mark Di Ionno Joins TAPinto as Featured Columnist

TAPinto.net CEO and Publisher Michael Shapiro has announced that Mark Di Ionno will be joining TAPinto as a columnist with his first piece published today. Di Ionno, who wrote for the Star Ledger, is a Pulitzer Prize finalist for commentary and author of five acclaimed books including his latest novel, “Gods of Wood and Stone”.

“We’re excited to welcome a writer of ...

Rutgers Tapping into Beer, Wine Sales to Fund Athletic Scholarships

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For all the fans that sat through Rutgers University home football game during the recent 1-11 season, the university has struck on a plan that will allow those loyal followers to drown their frustrations a bit more while also helping the team.

The university athletic program today announced that it will expand beer and wine sales at the venues it manages and use the ...

Somerset County Revives Proposal for Amazon HQ2

February 22, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Freeholder Director Brian D. Levine plans to reopen talks with Amazon about locating the company’s second headquarters – HQ2 – in Somerset County.

He made the announcement Feb. 22 at a meeting of the Somerset County Employers Legislative Committee.

Somerset County put in a bid for HQ2 originally, he said, but “the state nixed our idea and went ...

Star of ‘Cara’s Cucina’ to Host Groundwork Elizabeth Gala Feb. 27

February 16, 2019

Cara Di Falco, star of “Cara’s Cucina,” will host Groundwork Elizabeth’s WinterGreen gala Feb. 27 at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel.

A nonprofit founded in Elizabeth in 2003, Groundwork Elizabeth builds sustainable communities in Elizabeth, NJ and in nearby Union County communities with urban agriculture initiatives, youth programing and more.

“So ...

Celebrating Black History Month

February 11, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - February is Black History Month, when America takes time to honor and remember great African-Americans, and their role in shaping America’s history.

Carter Woodson, an African-American historian, first established Black History Week in 1926 during the second week of February. He chose this specific week to honor African-Americans because President Abraham Lincoln, ...

Empty Warnings

A while ago I received an urgent roadside call from my son. It was a cold and rainy night, and somewhat late. He was on his way home with my car and calling from somewhere along the side of a busy highway. I could hear cars and large trucks shuddering by him, occasionally drowning out his voice.

He wanted to know if I could bring him some gas. The car had ran out. While he was on the ...

Do You Live In The Conflict Avoidance Zone?

You know what needs to be said and done... but it is neither said nor done.  You are in the 'conflict avoidance' zone.

Nobody wants to fight with their kids or spouse.  A little peace and quiet seems like a good thing, a desirable state of affairs.  Who doesn't want a hassle-free morning, an argument-free vacation, a quiet dinner, or a compliant child?  We all ...