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Sat, February 2, 7:00 PM

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EDC Winter Wonderland Scholarship Gala

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Add to My Calendar 02/02/2019 7:00pm 02/02/2019 11:00pm America/New_York EDC Winter Wonderland Scholarship Gala

Evolution Dance Center is hosting its first Winter Wonderland Scholarship Gala on Sat. Feb. 2.

Time: 7 pm – 11 pm. Black-Tie

Tickets are $65 each. To purchase, visit

Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

Miss Payton Howell – EDC's 2019 scholarship recipient will be honored that evening.

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560 Stelton Rd Piscataway, NJ 08854

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Jury Deadlocked and Mistrial Declared in Trial of Former South Plainfield English Teacher John Angeline

November 21, 2019

The following article includes graphic testimony, reader discretion is advised


NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The trial of former South Plainfield English Teacher John Q. Angeline, accused of molesting his stepson over a period of more than four years beginning in August 2010 when the boy was a 15-year-old freshman at South Plainfield High School, ended today in a mistrial after a Superior ...

South Plainfield School District Partners With NJ Non-Profit Bedtime Math

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Bedtime Math Foundation, a New Jersey-based national nonprofit that helps kids love numbers, has partnered with the South Plainfield School District to launch ‘Fun Factor,’ a series of hands-on, standards-based math lessons that align with the kindergarten through 5th grade (K-5) elementary math curriculum. 

“For seven years ...

8 Fun Things Happening in New Brunswick this Week (Nov. 18)

Yet another fun-filled week awaits you in the Hub City! You can get into the holiday spirit at a festive paint night or cheer on the Scarlet Knights Football team this Saturday. Check out our list of great events below.


Monday Night Trivia at 7:30 p.m.

Where: George Street Ale House

Enjoy a night full of trivia and delicious food featuring host “Gentleman ...

Sign Language, simple circuits, bingo & more at the Library!

Check out these upcoming events at the Piscataway Public Library.  For a full schedule of events, go to  

Please note: Piscataway Public Library will close at 5pm on Wednesday, November 27 and will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29.  Regular hours resume on Saturday, November 30.  
Sign Language Story ...

Shared Spaces Help a Small New Jersey Baking Business Rise

November 20, 2019

Two years ago, Erica Leahy left her job as a pastry chef and started baking for friends and family.  After getting her company going in a shared commercial kitchen, or kitchen “incubator,” today she owns Three Daughters Baking Company, and will soon run a café inside an innovative new store in Maplewood.

As one of the entrepreneurs at General Store Cooperative ...

Joyce Carol Oates to Teach Fiction Workshop at Rutgers

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Joyce Carol Oates, the renowned author and a major figure in American literature for more than 50 years, will join the Department of English at Rutgers University–New Brunswick for the spring 2020 semester as a Visiting Distinguished Professor.

Oates, who has won the National Book Award and the National Humanities Medal among many other honors, will teach an advanced ...


South Plainfield - Anna Serido, 104, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 11, 2019 at her ...
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Piscataway – Julia Rose Ungermah, 31, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 18, ...
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The Governor and Senate President: Perfect Together??

The 1947 New Jersey Constitution gave our governor enormous power to nominate and appoint people to many state positions: From the Attorney General to all county prosecutors to Superior Court judges to the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Board of Public Utilities to members of Pine Barrens Commission, amongst many many others.  The New Jersey Governor has lots of nominatin' to ...

Elizabeth Mayor Bollwage Says a Second Look at the E-Scooter Program is Needed After Wednesday Night Fatality

November 21, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - After a teenager riding a Lime E-scooter collided with a tow truck and died Wednesday night in Elizabeth, Mayor J. Christian Bollwage says it's time to re-evaluate the program.

The youth has been identified as 16-year-old Nelson Miranda Gomez, a resident of Elizabeth. 

Mayor Bollwage released the following statement on Wednesday. 

"On Wednesday ...

4-Month Investigation: 29 Suspects Charged in Heroin Distribution Ring

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A four-month investigation into a suspected heroin distribution ring in Somerset and Middlesex counties that involved several police agencies from both counties has resulted in the arrests of 25 suspects, with four more arrests pending.

Alll suspects face a variety of charges from manufacturing, distribution and possession as well as burglary and weapons charges, according to ...

Algae Bloom Powwow Brings Governor to Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy came to Roxbury today to announce a 3-pronged plan to address harmful algal blooms (HABs) like the one that crippled Lake Hopatcong this summer.

Murphy chose the headquarters of the Lake Hopatcong Foundation – the refurbished former Lake Hopatcong train station- to join a phalanx of 21 federal, state, county and local officials for the meeting. At the ...

150 FREE Turkey Giveaway

November 19, 2019

This Saturday, November 23 @ 9am, join Pastor Hart & Freedom Church for their Turkey Giveaway. Giving away 150 FREE Turkeys, canned goods, groceries, health screening and more!

Plainfield High School (Cafeteria), 950 Park Ave. Plainfield, NJ 07060. Please note: Turkeys are given on a 1st come 1st serve basis.( One turkey per family.) Doors open at 8am. For more information, please contact ...

Dash, Splash, and Bash With Thanks4Giving In Asbury Park

ASBURY PARK, NJ – On Saturday, November 16, 2019, Thanks4Giving to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) will be held near Convention Hall in Asbury Park, NJ. This annual plunge has evolved into two great events, now incorporating a run along the boardwalk in the all new Turkey Dash 5K before plungers take the Turkey Splash in the crisp Atlantic Ocean.

Organized by the Law ...

Freeholder Director Rios Encourages Year-Long Support for Vets

November 7, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day.  At the first Armistice Day, on November 11, 1919, President Wilson stated:

“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed ...

Thanks for the Memories

I want to Marie Kondo my head.

I want to remove all the junk in there that is no longer giving me joy.

Actually, I don’t really know much about Marie Kondo, other than a vague understanding that she is the guru of decluttering. Once while surfing Netflix, I clicked on her show, Tidying Up. I thought it might be some sort of grisly crime scene drama.

It turns out it was a reality TV ...

Stop Lecturing Your Kids... And Do This Instead

You’re trying to get some cooperation, or to make a point with your teen. You have the best intentions and it’s going well, until it’s not. At some point (usually pretty quickly) it turns into a lecture.  How can you tell?

Look and listen. You see it on your child’s face, or in the eye-rolling. You hear it in a sigh or a groan. Better to stop now.

But you ...