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Monmouth Council Boys Scouts Of America Calling All Kindergarteners And First Graders

September 18, 2017

MANALAPAN, NJ - For residents wondering what scouting is all about and if it's a good fit for their son, the Monmouth Council Boy Scouts of America are inviting kindergarteners and first graders to get an up close look at what scouting is all about on Sunday, September 24 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Quail Hill Scout Reservation.

The free, family-friendly event includes games and ...

Piscataway Superchiefs to host 40th Annual Marching Band Festival

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Piscataway High School’s Superchiefs Marching Band will play host once again to 17 bands from around New Jersey at its 40th Annual Superchiefs Band Festival on Saturday, Sept. 23rd on Dominic R. Ciardi Field.

During the festival, marching bands will get to express their creativity performing in a variety of categories, competing to win awards such as Music ...

New Somerville Art Gallery Makes a Splash on Division Street

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Gallery on Division, the new fine art gallery located 0n Division Street will host a reception for its opening show, “Conception,” on Thursday, Sept.14. 

The group exhibition showcases the works of eight artists and coincides with Arts on Division’s Annual Art Festival, a four-day celebration of the arts in Downtown ...

Bring Your Dancing Shoes to Piscataway’s End of Summer Concert

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Piscataway Cultural Arts Commission invites township residents to “bring your dancing shoes and put a little salsa in your life” with David Cedeno’s Latin Salsa Orchestra.

The end of summer concert will take place on Saturday, Sept. 23rd from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. at the Columbus Park Pavilion, 250 11th Street (off of South Washington Avenue) in ...

Bring Your Own Teacup: Friends of Somerville Public Library Host “Tea with the Spirits”

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Friends of Somerville Public Library will host “Tea with the Spirits” featuring medium Lorraine Moore on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 2-4 p.m. PM-4PM in the Community Room of St. John’s Episcopal Church, 158 W. High St.

Tea and refreshments will be served.  Guests are asked to BYOT – Bring Your Own Teacup.

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State Theatre Names Rutgers Alum Acting President and CEO

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The State Theatre has a new leader.

The company's board of trustees announced this week its appointment of Anna Marie Gewirtz to acting president and CEO. She previously served as the theater's senior vice president and chief of external affairs under Thomas J. Carto, who's leaving his post.

“Anna Marie is integral to our recent success in ...

Mega Millions Rolls to $70 Million for Sept. 8 Drawing

TRENTON NJ - With no winner for Tuesday night's Mega Millions jackpot, the top prize for the Friday September 8 drawing rolls to $70 million. Tickets will remain on sale through 10:45 p.m. Friday night so the jackpot will grow. 

There were no winners of the Mega Millions jackpot, second or third-tier prizes for the Tuesday, Sept. 5 drawing, 18 players matched ...

Piscataway Artist Featured in "Look Again" Photography Exhibition

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Gallery on Main's "Artist of the Month" series of exhibitions this month features a selection of recent photographs and paintings by Dana E. Benner.

"I have been a photographer for most of my life. As the daughter of a photographer, I grew up with a camera in my hand at an early age," the Piscataway artist explained. "However, ...

Happy Labor Day from TAPinto Piscataway

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Happy Labor Day, Piscataway! 

Here's a brief look at the history of the holiday from History.com.

Plainfield Symphony Orchestra Kicks Off 98th Season with a Soirée!

PLAINFIELD, NJ - In October, the Plainfield Symphony Orchestra will head into its 98th season.  Founded in 1919, the PSO is the oldest community symphony in New Jersey.

Prior to the season's kick-off, a Symphony Soirée will take place on Saturday, Sept. 9th, from 7:00 to 11:30 pm.  The September gala is the Plainfield Symphony’s signature fundraising event, ...

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The Wreck of The Broker: The Story of New Jersey’s Deadliest Train Wreck

September 6, 2017

On September 23, 2017, The Metlar-Bodine House Museum Presents:

The Wreck of The Broker: The Story of New Jersey’s Deadliest Train Wreck
A presentation and book signing with author-historian Gordon Bond

On the drizzly evening of February 6, 1951, the Pennsylvania Railroad commuter train known as “The Broker” derailed in Woodbridge, NJ, killing 85 and injuring ...