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Star of ‘Cara’s Cucina’ to Host Groundwork Elizabeth Gala Feb. 27

February 16, 2019

Cara Di Falco, star of “Cara’s Cucina,” will host Groundwork Elizabeth’s WinterGreen gala Feb. 27 at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel.

A nonprofit founded in Elizabeth in 2003, Groundwork Elizabeth builds sustainable communities in Elizabeth, NJ and in nearby Union County communities with urban agriculture initiatives, youth programing and more.

“So ...

Three Local Priests Named In Metuchen Diocese List of Sex Offenders

February 15, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Three local priests have been named in a list of  "credibly accused clergy" published by the Diocese of Metuchen.  The priests are among the 188 named statewide in a disclosure made of criminal pedophiles in New Jersey's Catholic Churches.  In keeping with a promise made by the Bishops of New Jersey, Bishop James F. Checchio has released the names ...

East Brunswick Planning Board Shuts Down Hidden Oaks Development

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Early this morning at the Municipal Center, the East Brunswick Planning Board denied Alfieri Property Management's proposal to build a seven-building apartment complex at the intersection of Tices Lane and Hart's Lane known as Hidden Oaks.  The meeting ran past 12:30 and was attended by, according to Mayor Brad Cohen, "people bursting with thoughts and ...

Residents Praise Middlesex County's Stand Against ICE Detentions

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Days after federal authorities blasted Middlesex County for releasing undocumented immigrants from the county jail, residents praised the freeholder board for taking a stand against what they called illegal efforts to detain people.

"Middlesex County is simply upholding the law by refusing to detain people who judges have determined are eligible for release. To do ...

Patriots Re-Sign Versatile All-Star INF/OF Mike Fransoso

February 15, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots announced today the re-signing of 2018 Atlantic League All-Star infielder/outfielder Mike Fransoso for the 2019 season.

“I’m excited to get back to work and see all the guys again,” said Fransoso. “Last year didn’t end the way we wanted. I’m ready to do what I can to help us win a championship this ...

Somerville Church Youth Group Shows Deployed US Troops Some Love

SOMERVILLE, NJ – United Reformed Church’s Youth Group is all about spreading the church’s mission to “love all, serve all” this Valentine’s Day. The kids spent time making Valentine’s Day cards for our Veterans, which were delivered to Operation Shoebox New Jersey to distribute.

The cards will be enclosed in personal care packages that will be ...

Former Rutgers Pitcher And Jersey Native Returns To Patriots

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots have re-signed right-handed relief pitcher, New Jersey native and Rutgers alumnus Nate Roe for the 2019 season.

“To say I am excited to return to Somerset would be an understatement,” said Roe. “It is an honor to play in front of the best fans in the Atlantic League while wearing a Patriots jersey. The owners, front office, coaching ...

A New Beginning for New Beginnings Animal Rescue

February 11, 2019

Dear Neighbors,

We would like to announce to our many friends and supporters that New Beginnings Animal Rescue has lost our lease at our present location, 706R Cranbury Road in East Brunswick.  Since opening here in February 2014 we have enjoyed serving the community by assisting with animal placement and care.  Although we are leaving this location, we are NOT going away!  We ...

Assembly Democratic Resolution Package Dedicated to Increase Recycling, Clean Up Plastic Pollution Clears Assembly Panel

February 15, 2019

TRENTON, NJ – Looking to protect New Jersey’s critically important environmental health, Assembly Democrats Nancy Pinkin, Valerie Vainieri Huttle, Carol Murphy and Jim Kennedy sponsored two resolutions aimed at combatting the negative impact plastics have on our environment. The resolutions cleared the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee Thursday, of which ...

What's Your Story?

Join What's Your Story? for a night of storytelling to benefit two eating disorder advocacy groups (NEDA and Project HEAL) during National Eating Disorder Awareness week at the Stress Factory Comedy Club on Tuesday, 2/26 from 7 pm to 10 pm! Special guest, legendary comedian Vinnie Brand and young storyteller, Highland Park Middle School’s, Andrew Dalton and author Kara Richardson ...

Attitudes in Reverse® to Present IN THEIR SHOES™ Exhibit at Princeton University

PRINCETON, NJ - Attitudes in Reverse® (AIR™) will present its IN THEIR SHOES™ exhibit at Princeton University from 1 pm to 4 pm on February 18. The exhibit, part of Mental Health Week at Princeton University, will be on display in the Frist Campus Center (2nd Floor, East TV lounge).

“The purpose of IN THEIR SHOES is twofold: to let ...

Celebrating Black History Month

February 11, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - February is Black History Month, when America takes time to honor and remember great African-Americans, and their role in shaping America’s history.

Carter Woodson, an African-American historian, first established Black History Week in 1926 during the second week of February. He chose this specific week to honor African-Americans because President Abraham Lincoln, ...