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Thu, February 7, 7:00 PM

Schor Middle School, Piscataway

Schor Presents Lion King Junior

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/07/2019 7:00pm 02/07/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Schor Presents Lion King Junior

Don't miss Schor Middle School's musical production of Lion King Junior! Performances take place on Thursday, February 7 and Friday, February 8 at 7 pm at Schor Middle School. Tickets are $5 and available at the door. Students under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

243 N Randolphville Rd Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Fri, February 8, 7:00 PM

Schor Middle School, Piscataway

Schor Presents Lion King Junior

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/08/2019 7:00pm 02/08/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Schor Presents Lion King Junior

Don't miss Schor Middle School's musical production of Lion King Junior! Performances take place on Thursday, February 7 and Friday, February 8 at 7 pm at Schor Middle School. Tickets are $5 and available at the door. Students under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

243 N Randolphville Rd Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sun, February 10, 3:00 PM

St. Francis Cathedral Community Room (Breezeway Entrance), Metuchen

Westminster Choir College presents, "The True ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 02/10/2019 3:00pm 02/10/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Westminster Choir College presents, "The True Story of Cinderella"

This humorous short work for twelve singers doing stirring vocal gymnastics, with narrator and piano, is performed occasionally at Westminster, but rarely in public. It features vocal soloists of the Cathedral Music Ministry accompanied by piano on the Cathedral Community Room stage. “The True Story of Cinderella” is not the children’s story, but rather a musical performance for ...

32 Elm Street Metuchen, NJ 08840
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Sun, February 10, 3:00 PM

Michael T. Lake Performing Arts Center, Neptune

Monmouth Symphony Orchestra

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/10/2019 3:00pm 02/10/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Monmouth Symphony Orchestra

A Concert of Diversity!
The Monmouth Symphony is featuring music of female, African-American and Mexican composers on its Febraury 10 concert. Here's one of the pieces on the program written by New Brusnwick native, James P. Johnson - Victory Stride: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3goAOd2eEc

Guest artist is Flutist Mardee Reed Ulmer. Tickets available at the door or on the MSO ...

55 Neptune Blvd. Neptune, NJ 07753
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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
Read Across America Event

Sat, March 2, 11:00 AM

Kennedy Library, Piscataway

Read Across America Event

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/02/2019 11:00am 03/02/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Read Across America Event

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ

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12-Foot Elf Brings Holiday Cheer to Downtown New Brunswick

December 10, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - You've heard of Elf on a Shelf. How about a Sidekick in New Brunswick?

One of Santa's not-so-little helpers took its place on Monday atop 37 Easton Ave., where he can watch the city get into the holiday spirit.

The Saxum Elf is nearly 12 feet tall. The real estate company said the elf is a token of its appreciation for the communities and downtowns that have ...

A.C. Moore Update: Get There While You Can

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Sales and discounts abound at East Brunswick's A.C. Moore, located at the Mid-State mall on route 18 North.  However, they may not last for long.

According to store employees, the fate of one of the township's beloved shopping locations is still a bit up in the air, even after the company announced the closing of the East Brunswick store last week.  ...

East Brunswick Redevelopment: Big Changes to Route 18

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  For those residents and commuters who are getting tired of looking at abandoned properties on Route 18 south like the Wiz/Gap Plaza or most stores at the former Loehmann's Plaza, help is on its way.

This past week the East Brunswick Redevelopment Agency has entered into an agreement with River Development Equities of Red Bank to manage 45 acres of the ...

Crafts, Jazz, new software and more at Piscataway Public Library

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

Intro to Inkscape 
Join us in the MiY Makerspace at Kennedy Library (500 Hoes Lane) on Thursday, December 5, at 6:30pm to learn how to create vector graphics using the free software Inkscape. The class will cover the basics of creating ...

She Lost Part of Her Leg. That Didn’t Stop this NJ Soul Food Chef

December 9, 2019

BelleJohns’ Soul Food has found success over the past few years, but things would be different if chef and owner Jewel Domino had believed what her doctors told her a year ago.

Last November, she was hit by a drunk driver, which resulted in her losing the bottom half of her left leg, Domino said. After many surgeries, she learned to manage her pain and walk with a prosthetic. And she did ...

NJ Needs To Protect Religious Freedom As It Seeks Public Health Solutions

December 9, 2019

On Thursday, December 12, the Senate Health Committee will be meeting to vote on S2173, a bill that would restrict or remove religious exemptions to mandatory vaccinations, thus prohibiting 35,500 children from attending New Jersey schools. 

But let’s stop pretending this is about the 2.6% of NJ families who are using religious exemptions. It isn’t.  It is a ...

Rutgers Faculty Body Calls For Hobbs to be Fired

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Pat Hobbs may have finally sated the ravenous appetites of rabid Rutgers football fans by sealing the deal on an eight-year contract with Greg Schiano, but he continues to come under fire.

Lost among the hoopla surrounding Schiano's return to the Banks of the Old Raritan - first Tuesday morning's unanimous vote by the Board of Governors to ratify the coach's ...

Obituaries

Anne Butrico, 97, passed away on Saturday, December 7, 2019 surrounded by her family at Robert Wood ...
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South Plainfield - Anna Serido, 104, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 11, 2019 at her ...
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Lame-Duck Session in New Jersey: What Can They Get Done? 

The period of time between Election Day in early November, and when a new Governor or new legislators take the oath of office in January is often fraught with many twists and turns. In the middle of lots of holiday festivities, there's a rush to try to get stuff done.

Congress in 1933, passed the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, as President Hoover was leaving the White House, and newly ...

Fallen JCPD Detective Had Bayonne Roots

December 10, 2019

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Jersey City Police Detective Joseph Seals, killed in the line of duty on Tuesday, was a Bayonne native, according to two people who shared their memories of the respected law enforcement official with TAPinto Bayonne.

“He was the nicest guy,” Carissa Golomb said. “He always made everyone laugh.”

Seals, 39, is survived by his wife and five children, ...

Overdose in Red Bank Leaves 2 Dead, 3 in Hospital

RED BANK, NJ:  When contacted, Red Bank Police Chief Darren McCarthy said, “Last night around 12:30am we responded to a wellbeing check at 85 Bank Street.  Officers found 5 Male subjects unresponsive.  EMS from Red Bank (Alert Ambulance), as well as surrounding towns and MONOC paramedics responded.”

Two victims were pronounced dead at the scene and three were taken ...

South Plainfield Labor Day Slasher Charged in Killing of Cellmate

BRIDGETON, NJ – Anthony Cole of South Plainfield has been changed with the homicide of his cellmate Keyon Wade of North Brunswick New Jersey. According to the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office and New Jersey Department of Correction’s-Special Investigation Division Wade was found unresponsive in his cell back on December 4, 2019.

Cole and Wade were inmates at the South ...

New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Johnson Statement on Trump Administration’s ‘Simply Wrong’ New SNAP Rule

December 4, 2019

(TRENTON) – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson released the following statement today on the Trump Administration’s new SNAP rule:

“We are deeply disappointed to see the Trump Administration finalize a rule that will, when fully implemented, threaten food assistance benefits for as many as 12,000 New Jerseyans. 

“New Jersey has been able ...

You at the Zoo

Become a Volunteer Docent at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, in West Orange, NJ, is once again looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to join its Docent Program!  Become a Zoo docent and enjoy the rewarding experiences that you’ll encounter every day.

Docents are volunteer educators who are among the most visible members of our Zoo community.

Remembering Pearl Harbor Survivors

December 7, 2019

I began interviewing World War II veterans in 2016 and since then I have interviewed over eighty men and women who have served in World War II. However, the stories of those who were present for the very start of the war are the ones who stick out to me the most. On December 7, 1941 American military bases in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii were attacked by Japanese air and naval forces. That was ...

Man of Steel

Over Thanksgiving my daughter, home from college, wanted to do something with me that would be fun, healthy, and relaxing.

Perfect, I told her, thinking we could watch football, drink lite beer, and maybe fall asleep on the couch.

It turns out her idea of something fun, healthy, and relaxing was to attend a yoga class.

Here is what I know about yoga. Nothing.

Here is what I fear about ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Elizabeth Clee of TAPinto Clark

The featured TAPinto franchisee for December 2019 is Elizabeth Clee of TAPinto Clark.  Elizabeth, a former Human Resources corporate warrior, has used her corporate background and business experience to create her own successful, profitable business while giving back to the community at the same time. 

Q. Why did you want to franchise your  TAPinto site? What caused ...