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Wed, September 30, 3:30 AM

duCret School of Art, Plainfield

Joshua Rockland Painting Show

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Add to My Calendar 09/30/2020 3:30am 10/20/2020 10:30pm America/New_York Joshua Rockland Painting Show

Please stop by the Gallery at the duCret School of Art in Plainfield beginning Saturday, September 26 through October 17tth at 7pm to view paintings by New Jersey artist Joshua Rockland. Joshua will be in attendance on Saturday, 10/3 from 4-6:30. The paintings--colorful, whimsical and surreal-- are priced to sell.

gallery hours: M-F 9am-2pm. Saturdays from ...

1030 Central Avenue Plainfield , NJ 07060
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Thu, October 1, 3:30 AM

duCret School of Art, Plainfield

Joshua Rockland Painting Show

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Add to My Calendar 10/01/2020 3:30am 10/21/2020 10:30pm America/New_York Joshua Rockland Painting Show

Please stop by the Gallery at the duCret School of Art in Plainfield beginning Saturday, September 26 through October 17tth at 7pm to view paintings by New Jersey artist Joshua Rockland. Joshua will be in attendance on Saturday, 10/3 from 4-6:30. The paintings--colorful, whimsical and surreal-- are priced to sell.

gallery hours: M-F 9am-2pm. Saturdays from ...

1030 Central Avenue Plainfield , NJ 07060
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Fri, October 2, 3:30 AM

duCret School of Art, Plainfield

Joshua Rockland Painting Show

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Add to My Calendar 10/02/2020 3:30am 10/22/2020 10:30pm America/New_York Joshua Rockland Painting Show

Please stop by the Gallery at the duCret School of Art in Plainfield beginning Saturday, September 26 through October 17tth at 7pm to view paintings by New Jersey artist Joshua Rockland. Joshua will be in attendance on Saturday, 10/3 from 4-6:30. The paintings--colorful, whimsical and surreal-- are priced to sell.

gallery hours: M-F 9am-2pm. Saturdays from ...

1030 Central Avenue Plainfield , NJ 07060
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Sat, October 3, 3:30 AM

duCret School of Art, Plainfield

Joshua Rockland Painting Show

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/03/2020 3:30am 10/23/2020 10:30pm America/New_York Joshua Rockland Painting Show

Please stop by the Gallery at the duCret School of Art in Plainfield beginning Saturday, September 26 through October 17tth at 7pm to view paintings by New Jersey artist Joshua Rockland. Joshua will be in attendance on Saturday, 10/3 from 4-6:30. The paintings--colorful, whimsical and surreal-- are priced to sell.

gallery hours: M-F 9am-2pm. Saturdays from ...

1030 Central Avenue Plainfield , NJ 07060
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Sat, October 3, 12:00 PM

Little Flower Manor, Darby

Liberty Base Ball Club of New Brunswick vs.

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Add to My Calendar 10/03/2020 12:00pm 10/03/2020 5:00pm America/New_York Liberty Base Ball Club of New Brunswick vs. Various Mid-Atlantic Clubs

Liberty Base Ball Club of New Brunswick battles a slew of clubs from the Mid-Atlantic area! Games are double-headers unless noted, and played utilizing reproduction uniforms and equipment, and rules and customs from the 1850s and beyond. Admission is free, no ticket required. Stay tuned for more info.

1201 Springfield Rd. Darby, PA 19023
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Mon, October 5, 3:30 AM

duCret School of Art, Plainfield

Joshua Rockland Painting Show

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/05/2020 3:30am 11/14/2020 2:00pm America/New_York Joshua Rockland Painting Show

Please stop by the Gallery at the duCret School of Art in Plainfield beginning Saturday, September 26 through October 17tth at 7pm to view paintings by New Jersey artist Joshua Rockland. Joshua will be in attendance on Saturday, 10/3 from 4-6:30. The paintings--colorful, whimsical and surreal-- are priced to sell.

gallery hours: M-F 9am-2pm. Saturdays from ...

1030 Central Avenue Plainfield , NJ 07060
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Tue, October 6, 3:30 AM

duCret School of Art, Plainfield

Joshua Rockland Painting Show

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Add to My Calendar 10/06/2020 3:30am 10/26/2020 10:30pm America/New_York Joshua Rockland Painting Show

Please stop by the Gallery at the duCret School of Art in Plainfield beginning Saturday, September 26 through October 17tth at 7pm to view paintings by New Jersey artist Joshua Rockland. Joshua will be in attendance on Saturday, 10/3 from 4-6:30. The paintings--colorful, whimsical and surreal-- are priced to sell.

gallery hours: M-F 9am-2pm. Saturdays from ...

1030 Central Avenue Plainfield , NJ 07060
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Wed, October 7, 3:30 AM

duCret School of Art, Plainfield

Joshua Rockland Painting Show

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/07/2020 3:30am 10/27/2020 10:30pm America/New_York Joshua Rockland Painting Show

Please stop by the Gallery at the duCret School of Art in Plainfield beginning Saturday, September 26 through October 17tth at 7pm to view paintings by New Jersey artist Joshua Rockland. Joshua will be in attendance on Saturday, 10/3 from 4-6:30. The paintings--colorful, whimsical and surreal-- are priced to sell.

gallery hours: M-F 9am-2pm. Saturdays from ...

1030 Central Avenue Plainfield , NJ 07060

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Progressive Democrats Call on Middlesex County Clerk to Livestream Ballot Opening, Urge Transparency

October 20, 2020

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ (10/20/2020) — “The 2020 election is one of the most prominent elections of our time. A highly contested presidential race, a global pandemic and New Jersey’s move to vote by mail have voters anxious about the processing of individual ballots. Hunterdon, Union and Bergen counties already have systems in place to live stream the ballot counting process.

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Middlesex based Analytic Stress Contributes to Somerset Food Bank

The employees of Analytic Stress Relieving, Inc., located in Middlesex, NJ recently conducted a food drive for the Food Bank Network of Somerset County, collecting over 550 pounds of food to be distributed to local families in need. 

“We know that a lot of families are struggling right now.  Many of the local establishments have been closed since the onset of the COVID ...

Shantell Cherry for Piscataway School Board, Column 2, Putting Kids First

October 12, 2020

I have been a Piscataway homeowner since 1994 and I have been honored to serve on our School Board for the last six years. As the mother of six amazing children currently enrolled in Piscataway’s public schools, I know firsthand how important our public schools are to our families and to our community. I am currently serving as Chair of the Board’s Curriculum Committee, and I am glad ...

Zoe Scotto for Piscataway School Board, Column 2, Putting Kids First

I am Zoe Scotto, a member of the Piscataway High School Class of 2020, and I am running for office here in my hometown.  It is great to see so many of my peers involved in voting and working on campaigns for candidates who share their values.  I thought it would be a great opportunity to run for office myself, and ask for your vote in Column 2 for the School Board.  I am running to ...

Lynnel Edmundo Candidate Statement - Piscataway Column 1 "Better Safer Schools"

Born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, I attended the Newark public schools. I received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from a HBCU in Columbia, South Carolina, and then went on to earn a Master of Science degree in School Administration and Supervision from Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City.

Seventeen years ago, when my husband of 20 years and I ...

Parth Desai Candidate for Piscataway School Board Column 1

When I decided to move to Piscataway, about 10 years ago, a major driving factor in my decision was the sense of community, and belonging that the town fostered. I wanted a safe space to raise my two children, a place with the prospects of a strong education, and a diverse arena for their upbringing. Piscataway has been a home for me, and I wish to make it more welcoming.

As an active voice in ...

Three South Brunswick Residents Charged in Stabbing Case

October 21, 2020

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Police have made three arrests in connection to a stabbing that happened in the township earlier this month. All three arrests were from the South Brunswick area. Anthony Blakey (age 21 of Dayton), Ishmael Arrington (age 19 of Monmouth Junction), and Jaylon Drake (age 19 of Dayton) were all arrested and charged, according to a press ...

Middlesex County Supreme Court Judge Bergman Facing Formal Complaint

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A Middlesex County Supreme Court judge said he attempted to contact a potential witness to gauge his availability to appear at a hearing in a legal matter between siblings focused on repairs done to a Millstone home.

When Judge Arthur Bergman failed to hold that plenary hearing or even address it with attorneys in the case, court documents claim “he created the ...

Site Plan Approval For Cancer Hospital On Hold After Marathon Meeting

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – It appears that delay tactics orchestrated by dozens of opponents of a plan to raze Lincoln Annex school and build a cancer hospital in its place stretched Monday’s Planning Board meeting into Tuesday morning.

Even though the meeting clocked in at 6 hours, 43 minutes from roll call to adjournment, Cancer Pavilion Redevelopment Associates LLC and its expert ...

Thank You Neighbors! Please Help Me Keep Our School Board Independent, Vote Column Two

October 19, 2020

To the Editor,

I want to thank all of the members of our wonderful community who stood up for me over the summer, and helped me regain my seat on the Piscataway School Board.  (To be clear, I am writing as a private citizen and not speaking on behalf of the Board, nor am I authorized to speak on behalf of the Board.)  So many of you reached out, offered support and encouragement and ...

Community Forum Seeks to Provide Residents With Transparency

In light of ongoing misinformation from the Township and critical questions and concerns from residents that continue to go unanswered, Food & Water Watch will hold a public forum to clear the air about Piscataway’s recently launched Clean Energy Aggregation (CEA) program.

This initiative, passed by an overwhelming majority of voters in 2019, establishes Piscataway as a leader in the ...

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Murphy Vetoes Bill to Reimburse Restaurants for Indoor Dining False Start

October 19, 2020

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday vetoed a bill that would have appropriated $30 million in federal monies to reimburse restaurants owners who expended funds in anticipation of reopening for indoor dining July 2 — an opening the governor canceled two days before it was set to occur.

While in his veto statement Murphy said New Jersey government is meeting ...

Rutgers' Eric LeGrand Reflects on Decade Teaching Others to Believe

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ten years after he suffered a spinal cord injury during a football game at MetLife Stadium that left him paralyzed, Eric LeGrand continues to serve as an inspiration at Rutgers, around the state and beyond.

Perhaps the greatest testament to the difference he has made is his number 52 prominently displayed atop SHI Stadium. Retired jersey numbers are rare in college football ...

Obituaries

Piscataway - Catherine Shoppe, 94, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 16, 2020 at ...
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Chester — Joyce M. Bailey, 82, passed away Friday, October 2, 2020 in Morristown Medical ...
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Murphy Leaves NJ Press Conference After Learning He Was In Proximity to Someone Positive for COVID-19

October 21, 2020

BLACKWOOD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy abruptly left a press briefing Wednesday in Blackwood after learning that someone who he was in close proximity to on Saturday has tested positive for COVID-19.

It is unclear how many people the governor exposed over the weekend. 

Murphy, 63, was at a briefing set up outside the student center of Camden County College (CCC) to ...

Whitney Houston Returns to Newark (In Mural Form)

A Whitney Houston mosaic mural comprised of 1,000 pounds of hand-cut glass being created by Newark artist Maude Lemaire will grace a building near Teachers Village in the Central Ward.

Installation of the 19-foot by 28-foot mural began recently and is expect to be completed in late-November with a virtual unveiling event featuring one-on-one interviews with Artist Maude Lemaire, as well as key ...

NJ Childcare Providers in Financial Peril, Deserve More Funding, Says a Rutgers-based Research Center

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – COVID-19 safety measures and class size limits, as well as low state subsidies, have put New Jersey childcare providers in financial peril, according to a Rutgers-based research center.

Class size reductions together with expensive personal protective equipment, air circulation upgrades, more frequent cleaning and other procedural changes have increased costs for ...

Moving Beyond the Partisan Bubble

There is so much to say and yet so many times a day I find myself dumbfounded to speechlessness.  My children ask logical questions for which I can find no polite or productive answer. There is no good answer for why hate seems to have seeped into so much of our dialogue every day.

There is no good reason that suspicion has replaced curiosity. That accusations have replaced queries. It is ...

Technology Fills the Critical Void, as Long-Term Living Communities Prepare for COVID’s Second Wave

October 20, 2020

As we enter the fall season, the chance of resurgence in COVID-19 cases remains top of mind, especially for health care providers. 

Just like we’ve seen in Britain, France, Germany and other European countries, New Jersey needs to be fully prepared for a second spike. For those who work in long-term care, it is our utmost responsibility to be ready and equipped with ...

A Woman of Numbers

I missed Ada Lovelace Day, or ALD as it is respectfully referred to by technology geeks who speak in three letter acronyms.

Ironically, I was on my computer on October 13th and it passed me by. It didn’t pop up on my Facebook events page and shamefully was not pre-coded into Google Calendar. And since it has nothing to do with Covid or Donald Trump, it did not make the nightly ...