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Piscataway Girl Scouts to Host 1st Basket Night

November 20, 2017

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Piscataway Girl Scouts will host their first Basket Night auction on Friday, Dec. 15th at Piscataway High School.  Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. and drawings will begin at 7:30 p.m.

The proceeds from this event will be used to provide programs, events and scholarships for the Girl Scouts of Piscataway.

Admission for this adult only fundraiser is $20 and ...

Middlesex County, state officials, celebrate 18 adoptions as part of National Adoption Day

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - When Gianni Dias-Raimundo found out at 8 years old that she was adopted, the revelation didn’t come out of left field for her.

Gianni had, until that moment, always found something to be amiss. For one, her parents, adopted brother and family were all white.

Years later, the now 17-year-old Elizabeth resident is a straight-A student, aspiring nurse and Rutgers ...

Volunteers Assemble 1,500 Care Packages for US Troops Deployed Overseas

MANVILLE, NJ – More than 500 volunteers, young and old, helped Operation Shoebox New Jersey assemble 1,500 personal care packages during the XIII annual Military Appreciation packing event held in conjunction with Veterans Day.

The event was held on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave.

It took only two hours to build the boxes, pack the bags, assemble the boxes, ...

Help Feed Area Communities This Thanksgiving By Stuffing The Bus

MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Immaculate Conception School bus will be parked in the lot of the Stop & Shop in the Concordia Shopping Center on Saturday, November 11 from 11 a.m until 3 p.m. Residents are invited to come and stuff the bus with non-perishable food to help all members of the surrounding communities enjoy a Thanksgiving meal this holiday season.

The donations will go to the ...

Veterans Day Activities in Middlesex County, Nov. 9 to 12

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - There are many ways to celebrate and honor our county's veterans. From discounts to freebies, parades and fun activities, local vets will ​be honored this weekend in many ways.

RU Vets Meeting

Rutgers veterans can drop in for the RU Vets’ annual meeting, 7:30 p.m on November 8 at the Veteran’s House, 14 Lafayette Street. Anyone who​ ...

4-H Needs Our Help with Project GIFT for Needy Families in Middlesex County

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The holidays will soon be here, and Middlesex County’s 4-H teens want to make it a happy season for all families, especially the less fortunate.

For the past 20 years, the Middlesex County 4-H program has hosted Project GIFT, which provides a free day of holiday shopping for needy families in Middlesex County.

More than 70 4-H teens assist each year with the ...

County to Host Job and Resources Fair for Veterans and Their Families

SAYREVILLE, NJ - If you are a military veteran looking for employment, or want to learn about the many programs and services available for veterans, please join us at the Veterans Job and Resources Fair, hosted by the County’s Office of Workforce Development. 

This free event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 at VFW Post 4699, located 575 ...

Spotswood Municipal Drug And Alcohol Alliance Holiday Toy Drive In Full Swing

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Municipal Drug and Alcohol Alliance has begun collecting for their annual holiday Toy Drive. Donations of a new toy for either a boy or girl from the ages of newborn through 18 will be accepted at the Spotswood Municipal Complex through December 10. Residents can also make monetary donations or give gift cards. Monetary donations will be utilized to purchase gifts ...

Coat Drive to be Aided by MCVTS Dry-Cleaning Students

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Students in the dry-cleaning program on the East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools once again will prepare donated coats for distribution to the needy during a community-wide drive.

New or gently used coats collected during the drive – from Nov. 6 through Nov. 17 – will be brought to the East Brunswick Campus for ...

Somerville: Dragonfly Cafe Hosts Music Benefit for Puerto Rico Hurricane Recovery

SOMERVILLE, NJ - More than one dozen musicians will perform at the Dragonfly Music & Coffee Cafe Sunday, Oct. 22 to help raise donations for hurricane relief in Puerto Rico.

The U.S. island territory, home to more than 3.6 million, is still reeling from the one-two punch of back-to-back Category 5 hurricanes. First Irma, followed by Marie, tore into the island 10 days apart, causing ...

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4-H Gift Drive Looking For Donations

November 17, 2017

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -- The holidays will soon be here, and Middlesex County’s 4-H teens want to make it a happy season for all families, especially the less fortunate.

For the past 20 years, the Middlesex County 4-H program has hosted Project GIFT, which provides a free day of holiday shopping for needy families in Middlesex County.

More than 70 4-H teens assist each year ...