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A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Fri, April 6, 8:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/06/2018 8:00pm 04/06/2018 10:00pm America/New_York A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Getting away with murder can be so much fun…and there’s no better proof than the knock-‘em-dead hit show that’s earned unanimous raves and won the 2014 Tony Award® for Best Musical—A Gentleman’s Guide To Love & Murder! Coming direct from New York, where a most gentlemanly NPR critic said he’d “never laughed so hard at a broadway ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sat, April 7, 9:00 AM

Quibbletown Park, Piscataway

Piscataway Township Paper Shredding Event

Government Green

Add to My Calendar 04/07/2018 9:00am 04/07/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Piscataway Township Paper Shredding Event

Piscataway Township Clean Communities & Recycling Programs will sponsor several “Shred It and Forget It” free mobile community paper shredding events in 2018.

All shredding events will take place rain or shine from 9 a.m. to noon or until the truck is full at the following dates and times:

Quibbletown Park, 141 Academy Street

Saturday, April 7: 9 a.m. to 12 ...

141 Academy Street Piscataway, NJ 08854
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Sat, April 7, 2:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/07/2018 2:00pm 04/07/2018 10:00pm America/New_York A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Getting away with murder can be so much fun…and there’s no better proof than the knock-‘em-dead hit show that’s earned unanimous raves and won the 2014 Tony Award® for Best Musical—A Gentleman’s Guide To Love & Murder! Coming direct from New York, where a most gentlemanly NPR critic said he’d “never laughed so hard at a broadway ...

15 Livingston Ave New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Chicago-Style Steppin' Social Dance

Sat, April 7, 2:00 PM

Piscataway

Chicago-Style Steppin' Social Dance

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/07/2018 2:00pm 04/07/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Chicago-Style Steppin' Social Dance

Come learn the social African American dance form originating from the Windy City. If you like dancing, you'll love Chicago-Style Steppin'!

All are welcome. Totally free.

To register, call the Middlesex County Office of Culture & Heritage at (732) 745-4489 between 8:30am and 4:15 pm. Event limited to 40 people -- so sign up quick!

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
Harmonious Gardening Seminar Tues. Apr. 10th at 7:00 PM

Tue, April 10, 7:00 PM

Plainfield Public Library (Lower Meeting Room), Plainfield

Harmonious Gardening Seminar Tues. Apr. 10th at ...

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Add to My Calendar 04/10/2018 7:00pm 04/10/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Harmonious Gardening Seminar Tues. Apr. 10th at 7:00 PM

Spring is here! The Animal Initiative Committee is hosting a Harmonious Gardening Seminar on Tuesday April 10th at 7:00 PM in the Lower Meeting Room of the Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Avenue, Plainfield, New Jersey 07060. The seminar will feature a presentation by Bruce Crawford, Director of the Rutgers Gardens. “A healthy environment is a biodiverse one. As we plan and plant our ...

800 Park Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
Battle of Bound Brook ~ Battle of Brews Pub Crawl

Sat, April 14, 12:30 PM

Multiple Restaurants and Pubs, Bound Brook

Battle of Bound Brook ~ Battle of Brews Pub Crawl

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 04/14/2018 12:30pm 04/14/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Battle of Bound Brook ~ Battle of Brews Pub Crawl

Battle and Brews

Where: Meets at the front of the Brook Arts Theatre at 10 Hamilton St., Bound Brook

When: Saturday, April 14, from 1 to 4 pm and a later one from 5 pm to 8pm.

Cost: $5 per person, $8 two tickets

Register: Day of or contact Kori Buro at 732-667-3939

BOUND BROOK - Battle of Bound Brook Living History Weekend, an annual event scheduled for April 14 that ...

18 Hamilton Street, Bound Brook, NJ Bound Brook, NJ 08805
Jazz Quartet Concert

Sat, April 14, 2:00 PM

Piscataway

Jazz Quartet Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/14/2018 2:00pm 04/14/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Jazz Quartet Concert

Please come enjoy a special performance from local students in the William Paterson University Jazz Studies program!

Playing a mix of standards and original compositions, the quartet will feature: Walter Gorra on piano, Gideon Forbes on saxophone, Stephen Pale on bass, and Stephen Crammer on drums.

All are welcome. Totally free. To register, go to ...

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
Jason Alexander: The Broadway Boy

Sun, April 15, 3:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

Jason Alexander: The Broadway Boy

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/15/2018 3:00pm 04/15/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Jason Alexander: The Broadway Boy

JASON ALEXANDER
ANDY EINHORN conductor
NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Long before becoming world renowned as the iconic George Costanza on Seinfeld, Jason Alexander was a Tony Award®-winning Broadway song-and-dance man. His concert with the NJSO brings a hilarious re-telling of his journey to and on the Broadway stage and features a program of great music from the theater along with ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Middlesex County Veteran Stand Down 2018

Thu, April 19, 10:00 AM

Middlesex Vocational and Technical School, Piscataway

Middlesex County Veteran Stand Down 2018

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/19/2018 10:00am 04/19/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Middlesex County Veteran Stand Down 2018

THE MIDDLESEX COUNTY STAND DOWN

APRIL 19, 2018 10:00 AM –2:00 PM
Middlesex Vocational and Technical School

21 Sutton Ln., Piscataway, NJ

21 Sutton Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
George Thorogood and the Destroyers

Thu, April 19, 8:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

George Thorogood and the Destroyers

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/19/2018 8:00pm 04/19/2018 10:00pm America/New_York George Thorogood and the Destroyers

See George Thorogood and his longtime band The Destroyers as they perform a catalog of iconic hits that includes “Who Do You Love,” “I Drink Alone,” “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer,” “Move It On Over,” “Bad To The Bone,” and more. The Destroyers are Jeff Simon (drums, percussion), Bill Blough (bass guitar), Jim Suhler (rhythm guitar), ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Fri, April 20, 6:00 PM

Piscataway High School Football Field, Piscataway

Celebration of Euna

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/20/2018 6:00pm 04/20/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Celebration of Euna

Inspiration
In memory of Euna Shin, Piscataway High School alumni and Rutgers Honors College student, the Shin family is hosting a community celebration in lieu of a funeral. In light of her passing, we have received an overwhelming amount of outreach and support from many students, parents, teachers, and community members that she has impacted.

Euna was a multi-talented, driven individual ...

100 Behmer Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
Wild Kratts

Fri, April 20, 6:30 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

Wild Kratts

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/20/2018 6:30pm 04/20/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Wild Kratts

Animated Kratt Brothers Martin and Chris—who you may know from Zoboomafoo and Kratts' Creatures—come to life in a classic Wild Kratts adventure! Off "To the Creature Rescue!” the Kratt Brothers activate some fan favorite Creature Power Suits to confront a comic villain. Through hilarious pratfalls and amazing animal "wow facts" the Wild Kratts team rescues ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sat, April 21, 9:00 AM

Piscataway

Piscataway Community Clean-Up Day

Giving Back Government Green

Add to My Calendar 04/21/2018 9:00am 04/21/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Piscataway Community Clean-Up Day

All residents, businesses and groups are welcome to join the community as hundreds of people help clean up the parks, schools and streets of litter and recyclables in Piscataway.

Piscataway, NJ 08854
Earth Day Fest

Sat, April 21, 10:00 AM

Promise Garden, New Brunswick

Earth Day Fest

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/21/2018 10:00am 04/21/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Earth Day Fest

The Earth Day Fest at Promise Garden (across from 52 Tabernacle Way) will feature live music, garden workshops, food, fitness classes and an interfaith seed blessing by The Earth Day Fest at Promise Garden (across from 52 Tabernacle Way) will feature live music, garden workshops, food, fitness classes and an interfaith seed blessing by GreenFaith. The event is also a venue for the month-long Hub ...

Tabernacle Way New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sun, April 22, 11:00 AM

Somerset

A Bark in the Park - Spring Craft Fair

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/22/2018 11:00am 04/22/2018 3:00pm America/New_York A Bark in the Park - Spring Craft Fair

Everyone is welcome to our Doggy Friends and Alumni Day Sunday, April 22 at Colonial Park in Somerset.
Blessing of the Animals to be held at Noon. It is a rain or shine event. Dogs must be on a leash. Free doggy goodies.

We have a few spots left for vendors at $20 per spot.

Contact Us:
Telephone: 908-420-8780 or 908-420-8781
rawhiderescue@hotmail.com

TAP here for flier.

Who We ...

Colonial Park Somerset, NJ
Mercado Esperanza

Sun, April 22, 11:00 AM

Joyce Kilmer Park, New Brunswick

Mercado Esperanza

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 04/22/2018 11:00am 04/22/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Mercado Esperanza

Mercado Esperanza, a new collaborative community project at Joyce Kilmer Park featuring vendors and local entrepreneurs, artists and musicians will have its spring opening in conjunction with Ciclovia New Brunswick. The mercado is operated collaboratively by Elijah's Promise, New Brunswick Tomorrow and coLAB Arts with funding from Kresge Foundation and the N.J. Office of Faith-Based ...

143 Joyce Kilmer Ave. New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sun, April 22, 1:00 PM

Somerset

Franklin Township: Into the Woods - Character Tea

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 04/22/2018 1:00pm 04/22/2018 2:30pm America/New_York Franklin Township: Into the Woods - Character Tea

Come out to Franklin High School on Sunday, April 22 at 1 pm to meet your favorite Princesses and other Fairytale characters.

Get autographs and take pictures as you enjoy snacks and “tea”.

Tickets are $10 for the Character Tea or $22 for tea ticket to Into The Woods.

Tickets are available at the door or go to FHSVocalmusic.com.

We hope to see you there! ...

500 Elizabeth Avenue Somerset, NJ
Better Together

Wed, April 25, 5:00 PM

Piscataway

Better Together

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/25/2018 5:00pm 04/25/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Better Together

At the Piscataway Public Library and the Piscataway Public Library Foundation we are constantly striving to make Piscataway a better place to live, work, and play and we believe we can accomplish so much more when we work together.

You are invited to join us for our inaugural Better Together event on Wednesday, April 25th from 5pm to 8:30pm. This event will focus on networking and on ...

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sat, April 28, 11:00 AM

New Market Firehouse, Piscataway

Sickle Cell Fundraiser and Bike Blessing

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2018 11:00am 04/28/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Sickle Cell Fundraiser and Bike Blessing

4th Annual Sickle Cell Fundraiser and Bike Blessing Benefiting the Keanu Emmanuel Davis Fund for Sickle Cell Research in connection with the Rutgers Foundation and RWJUH.http://www.facebook.com/RRFCMotorcycleMinistry

801 South Washington Ave Piscataway, NJ 08854
Plainfield Symphony Mahler's 9th Symphony

Sat, April 28, 7:00 PM

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, Plainfield

Plainfield Symphony Mahler's 9th Symphony

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2018 7:00pm 04/28/2018 9:15pm America/New_York Plainfield Symphony Mahler's 9th Symphony

Join us for the final concert of the 98th Season - Mahler's 9th Symphony !

716 Watchung Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060

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South Plainfield Police Investigate Crash that cause a Tractor Trailer to Overturn and Take out a Guide Wire Pole on Clinton Avenue

July 16, 2019

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Police is continuing the investigation of a crash that caused a tractor trailer to overturn and take out a guide wire police causing a chemical spill on Clinton Avenue.

On Tuesday, July 16 at 7:11 a.m., Mary Hearns, 67, of Plainfield N.J., was driving a tractor trailer north bound on Clinton Avenue in South Plainfield.  As the tractor ...

Milltown Little League Falls in District 3 Game One

TOMS RIVER, NJ – A game, but undermanned and tired Milltown Little League U12 team entered the District 3 playoffs coming off an emotional, come from behind 3-2 victory over Sayreville last week. The fatigue showed, and although never giving up, the young warriors fell to North Howell on Saturday afternoon by a 12-2 score in a game shortened to 4 innings due to the ten-run rule.

Milltown ...

Ten Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week

NEW BRUNSWICK – Restaurant week here in New Brunswick has officially commenced! Read on to hear more details on participating restaurants and other fun-filled activities in store for this upcoming week!

Restaurant Week 2019 – Saturday, July 13 – Saturday, July 27

New Brunswick City Center restaurants are as diverse as they are exceptional and now you have the ...

11 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Families with Severe Food Allergies

July 15, 2019

Cheryl Marks Young is a New Jersey food allergy awareness advocate and the creator and chief curator for The Allergy Ninja. Read more about her at the end of this article.

We all know that family with the “allergy kid.” You know, the ones that always bring their own food to parties and create a safe space between their kids and the party food. We are that family, and we have two ...

A Warrior's Fight

July 9, 2019

Dear Friends,

Only a few short weeks ago we celebrated the wedding of Nicole and Jared, it was a sunny happy day for the bride and groom and all who attended. Soon after Nicole became the recipient for her lung transplant another much anticipated and happy occasion. The surgery met physician expectations and recovery is moving along slowly… We watch daily Nicole‘s fight to fully ...

Anniversary of a Tragedy, Remembering My Son

Dear Editor,

The story I am about to tell is both personal and tragic. I weighed my family's privacy against the hope that maybe one life can be saved.

This fourth of July morning will be one year since I found my 20 year old son, Eddie Kobilis face down on the rec room floor. He was gone-and in an instant my family’s life had changed forever. My first words were WHY? WHY? ...

Obituaries

- May 12, 2019
Gale grew up in Rahway, New Jersey and developed a love of theatre while in high school. Her ...
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Piscataway – Cesar L. Reyes, 91, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019 at St. Barnabas Medical ...
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Hillsborough Man Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

July 16, 2019

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A 22-year-old township resident was arrested at his home on Gemini Drive July 15th  and charged with possession of child pornography, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The suspect, Jonathan Martinez, is being held at the Somerset County Jail in Somerville following his arrest.

Robertson provided the following details:

Detectives from ...

Save the Date, Franklin Day Festival Set for September 28

SOMERSET, NJ - More than 20,000 people are expected to attend this year's 6th annual Franklin Day Festival at Colonial Park on Sept. 28 from 12 pm to 5 pm. 

The event will be hosted by the Franklin Township Parks and Recreation department. 

The festival will showcase the diverse artistic talents of the Franklin Township community, including dance performances and the ...

Newark Police Lieutenant Arrested in Livingston Following Shooting of Ex-Wife

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A 49-year-old man and 24-year member of the Newark Police Department was arrested in Livingston early Monday morning after being accused of killing his ex-wife and critically wounding her boyfriend in Morris County.

Livingston police confirmed that the arrest was made on Foxcroft Drive at 1:52 a.m. during a motor vehicle stop. The suspect, identified as ...

Fireworks on the Fourth of July is a Jersey First

As you watch the rockets glare and bombs burst into the New Jersey skies this weekend, share this little bit of Jerseyana with the people on the blanket or lawn chairs next to you.

The first “fireworks” display to celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was ordered by George Washington himself along the banks of the Raritan River.

Yes, fireworks on the ...

Courts Ruled Middlesex County Democrat Freeholder Attempts to Take over the Board of Elections are Illegal

July 15, 2019

OLD BRIDGE, NJ - In their quest to uphold the integrity of the Board of Elections, Republican Commissioners, Sylvia Engel, as Chair of the Middlesex County Board of Elections and Don Katz, as Commissioner of the Middlesex County Board of Elections, as plaintiffs, represented by  Brian M. English, Esq., of the law firm of Tompkins, McGuire, Wachenfeld & Barry, took the County ...

Election Policies for November 5, 2019 General Election

Election Policies for November 5, 2019 General Election

Candidate Statements:  Candidates can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week (including photos) at no charge. Statements can be submitted from Labor Day (September 2, 2019) until Saturday, November 2, 2019 at midnight EST (for publication on Saturday, November 2 or Sunday, November 3, 2019). Publication of candidate ...

2019 Summer Reading Club: A Universe of Stories

The Piscataway Public Library's Summer Reading Club is open to all Piscataway residents from newborns to children entering 6th grade. This year's theme is A Universe of Stories. We offer incentives for reading and for completing activities focused on S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) literacy and community engagement.

Registration begins Thursday, June 20th, ...

Rutgers Astronaut Still Shooting For the Moon - And Maybe Mars

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Payload Specialist Astronaut Robert J. Cenker, a Rutgers-New Brunswick electrical engineering alumnus, was a crewmember on the 1986 space shuttle Columbia, where he changed the face of cable TV across the United States.

During his six-day mission, which began Jan. 12, 1986, he observed the deployment of an RCA satellite and conducted an experiment on an infrared ...

A Call to Arms

I am one of those guys who is inspired to action watching dramatic sporting events.

For example, every four years, after watching the summer Olympics, I sign up for a gym membership.

Just a couple of months ago I played a round of miniature golf after being moved by Tiger Wood’s thrilling victory at the Masters.

There is something about overcoming adversity and performing at high ...