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November 27, 2021

NEW JERSEY - Now that the turkeys have been stuffed and the cranberry sauce eaten, it's time for one of the annual festivities of the holiday season; checking out those awesome light displays. Of course, make time to drive around local neighborhoods to see what gems fellow residents have created, ...

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SAYREVILLE -- Apparently, you do not have to be a drummer to qualify as a supervisor of public works. (Who knew?) Even so, Phil Quigley still drums to his own beat. “Everything has a rhythm to it,” Quigley says. The superintendent of Public Works at Sayreville, Quigley has a plethora of ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – If you were at the Snoop Dogg show last night at SHI Stadium in Piscataway, chances are you’re just coming to. Here’s something that will sober you up quick. Rutgers shelled out $500,000 in artist compensation for that concert, according to the contract between ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Unforgettable Fire, a band that pays tribute to U2's Bono (Anthony Russo), The Edge (Mick Normoyle), Adam Clayton (Fanwood's own Craig Kiell), and Larry Mullen Jr. (George Levesanos) emerged victorious in the first episode of E!'s new competition show, Clash of the Cover Bands, on ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood resident Craig Kiell, the bassist in U2 tribute band Unforgettable Fire, will perform with his bandmates on E!'s Clash of the Cover Bands, a new competition show that premieres on Wednesday, Oct. 13, on the cable network. The show will be hosted by Stephen "tWitch" Boss, ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The legendary Southside Johnny will headline Pig Gig 6, a benefit for the Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation, which will be held on Sun., Oct. 24 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Italian American Club in Scotch Plains. Occurring for the sixth year, the Pig Gig will have multiple ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Recreation Department will host its annual Halloween Trick or Treat Trunk event at the Sayreville Sports complex on Bordentown Avenue on Join us on Friday, Oct. 29.  Pre-registration for a time slot is required on www.sayrevillerec.com. The event will be held ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Rutgers will welcome graduates of the Classes of 2020 and 2021 back to campuses this fall for a celebration of their success that, like so many other milestones, was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the marquee event, rapper Snoop Dogg will hold a concert for the ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ – Under bright blue skies, the borough of Sayreville began celebrating its second 100 years, albeit a year late because of COVID. Community groups, live music, and food filled Kennedy Park throughout the day on Saturday, as hordes of residents celebrated the centennial of the ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- It was a great day for the Irish as South Amboy hosted its first Irish Festival on Saturday, Sept. 25. It was a day full of music, singing and dancing, food and drink, and family fun. State Assembly speaker Craig Coughlin was the honorary grand marshal of the event, which ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- A little more than halfway to St. Patrick's Day, today is the picture-perfect day for the Irish in South Amboy as the City of South Amboy and the South Amboy St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee co-host the first ever South Amboy Irish Festival. The Sept. 25 event runs from 2-8 ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- The South Amboy Irish Festival will feature music, food, activities for kids and some great vendors, too. Attendees can stroll through the beautiful Middlesex County-run Waterfront Park overlooking the Raritan Bay while visiting the many craft and food vendors or watch the wee ...

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SOUTH AMBOY - With nearly 10,000 people expected to attend the South Amboy Irish Festival on Saturday, many Irish eyes will be smiling on all the live music, food and entertainment. But this festival – one of the largest of its kind in New Jersey – has another critical component: Supporting ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- There is still time left to register for some of the fun contests that will be part of the Borough of Sayreville's Centennial Day celebration on October 2, 2021, at Kennedy Park.   The day-long event will be a celebration of Sayreville's rich history and community and will ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- He’s been on the Irish American music scene for as long as anyone can remember. Entertainer Andy Cooney started his professional career in the mid-1980s at age 17 playing in Kennedy’s as a piano player. Paddy Noonan heard about me and hired me. I worked with him for about 8 years ...

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SAYREVILLE – HBO’s Six Feet Under, a dramedy focusing on the lives of the fictional Fischer family that ran a funeral home, is experiencing a renaissance, thanks to streaming platforms, such as HBO Max, Hulu, and Amazon. Known for its dark humor, quirky characters, and intriguing plot lines, the ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Middlesex County will be holding its 15th annual Labor Day weekend concert in Roosevelt Park at the Stephen J. Capestro Theater on Sun., Sept. 5. Gates open at 3 p.m. with the concert beginning at 4 p.m. At the concert, Middlesex County will officially introduce REPLENISH, ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Main Street Theater Company will present Once Upon A Crime: The Trial of Goldilocks by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 18 and 19, and Sept. 25 and 26, 2021, at Temple Beth Ohr, 70 Route 516, Old Bridge. All performances begin at 3:00 p.m. Will ...

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SAYREVILLE - Jon Bon Jovi gives a rest area a good name. Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday that the New Jersey Turnpike Authority is renaming the Cheesequake service area, at Exit 124, after the famous Sayreville rocker, as part of a statewide effort to name service areas on the Garden State ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville Recreation host its first ever Summer Play Day on Monday, July 26, at Borough Hall Park across from the Mickey Sedlak Recreation Building. The family-friendly event had something for everyone, including an inflatable obstacle course, inflatable slide, carnival games, ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville Recreation will host its third Mayor's Moonlight Drive-In Movie on Sat., Aug. 28th featuring the original Jurassic Park (rated PG-13). Pre-registration is required and open on www.sayrevillerec.com.  

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ — After a pandemic hiatus, the Middlesex County Fair returns to the County Fairgrounds on Cranbury Road in East Brunswick from Monday, August 2, through Sunday, August 8. The fair features rides, games, specialty foods, sales, and showcases of 4-H projects, crafts, arts, and ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville Recreation will host its second Mayor's Moonlight Drive-In Movie on Saturday, July 17t featuring The Mighty Ducks (rated PG). Pre-registration is required and open on our website www.sayrevillerec.com. Registration is open to the first 130 ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Recreation Department will host its second "Mayor's Moonlight Drive-In Movie" on Saturday, July 17, featuring THE MIGHTY DUCKS rated PG. Registration is now open on our website www.sayrevillerec.com . Registration is open to the first 130 cars, according to ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- One of the great storytellers of our time, J.K. Rowling, says of storytellers, "There's always room for a story that can transport people to another place." You and your family can enjoy stories this weekend at the New Jersey Storytelling Festival hosted by the New Jersey ...

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SOUTH AMBOY, NJ — In another sign of the return of normalcy, the City of South Amboy will host its 2021 summer music series at the Raritan Bay Waterfront Park. Here is the schedule: July July 7 at 6:30 p.m. – Danny V’s 52nd Street Band, A Tribute to Billy Joel July 14 at 6:30 p.m. – ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Playhouse 22 will host a Theater Fest ’21, free day-long outdoor in-person theater festival on Saturday, August 7, (rain date 8/14) and is holding auditions for two people to serve as emcees.    The festival will start at approximately noon and continue until approximately ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Historical Society will host another one of its popular "Night at the Museum" events, this time honoring our Sayreville veterans, on Thursday, June 10, from 6-9 p.m. with an opening ceremony at 6 p.m. The Historical Society will have military vehicles outside and ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The Sayreville Recreation Department will host its 2nd Mayor's Moonlight Drive-In Movie on July 17 featuring The Mighty Ducks (PG). Registration is now open at www.sayrevillerec.com. Capacity is limited to the first 130 cars that register. "Are We Ducks or What?"  

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: The Middletown Arts Center, (MAC) often referred to as the "Gem of Middletown" is now hosting one of the most extensive Rock 'n Roll photography exhibits. The community is welcome to WEISSFEST 2021, a special three-day-weekend of events celebrating the work of renowned Rock ‘n Roll ...

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