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South Amboy Irish Festival To Feature September Music, Food, Kids Activities And Fireworks

June 5, 2021

SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- The City of South Amboy in partnership with the South Amboy Parade committee will host an Irish Festival on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Middlesex County Raritan Bay Waterfront Park. Beginning at 2 p.m., the festival promises to be an exciting and family friendly event that will include music, food and craft vendors, kid friendly activities, and will culminate in a ...

Playhouse 22: Back on the Boards with "Harvey" this October

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Elwood P. Dowd will be there for the re- opening night of East Brunswick's premier showcase Playhouse 22.  He will be accompanied by his best friend Harvey, a six-foot tall invisible white rabbit. 

“Years ago my mother used to say to me, she'd say, "In this world, Elwood, you must be" - she always called me Elwood - "In this ...

The Decade That Rocked, A Photo Exhibit With Iconic Rock & Roll Photographer, Mark “WEISSGUY” Weiss At Middletown Arts Center

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 Photographer Mark “WEISSGUY”. 

Weiss, who ...

The Outcrops Kick Off Somerville Summer Stage Concert Series

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Two signature events are set to kick off in downtown Somerville Memorial Day weekend, the Friday night Cruisers and on Saturday night, the Summer Stage concert series.

Hundreds of exotic, vintage, hot rod and classic automobiles will be parked along Main Street, with many of the auto enthusiasts showing up in the early afternoon, staying through 9 p.m. Thousands of ...

Milltown's July Fourth Celebrations To Be Back With A Bang For 2021

MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough's annual Fourth of July festivities are a staple for many Middlesex County residents and other New Jersey families. The coronavirus pandemic moved some events virtual last summer while others like the parade, Firecracker 5K, and fireworks were canceled. This year Milltown's Fourth of July faithful will be excited to hear the Fourth of July fun will be back with ...

MCVTS Film Fest Streams on YouTube as Students Earn Multiple Honors

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The seventh Reel Film Festival, featuring 42 short films by students in the digital film program of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools’ School of the Arts, is now available to stream on YouTube.

Films in the narrative, documentary, experimental and animation categories are streaming at https://youtu.be/i3EOYKklCzU. The festival debuted outdoors ...

It's On! Middlesex County Fair to Return in August

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In an amazing sign of expected recovery from the COVID-19, the Middlesex County Fair will return to the County Fairgrounds (655 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick) on Monday, August 2 – Sunday, August 8, 2021.  Additional details regarding modified experiences and pandemic compliance will be announced in the coming months.

 

 

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Feelin' Lucky? Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In East Brunswick

TRENTON (May 17, 2021) – There was a third-tier prizewinning ticket sold for the Friday, May 14, drawing that matched four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball drawn winning the $10,000 prize. Those tickets were purchased at the following location:

Middlesex County: 7-Eleven #35886, 722 Route 18 North, East Brunswick (near Racetrack ...

SBHS Teacher Josh Oldham to Present Online Concert

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Joshua Oldham of the South Brunswick High School Music Faculty will perform period pieces for flute, clarinet and bassoon as part of the South Brunswick Public Library Friends of SBPL 2021 Concert Series on Sunday, May 16 at 2 p.m.

A multi-woodwind musician, Joshua will be accompanied by collaborative pianist François Suhr, a fellow member of the South ...

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Singing! Dancing! Joy! Free Online Show this Sunday!

May 18, 2021

Here Comes the Sun: Three Great Choruses, One Online Show will host its world premiere this Sunday, May 23, at 5:00 pm EDT on YouTube. It’s a first-of-a kind collaboration between three of the area’s best-loved choruses. The Maplewood Glee Club is a community chorus that’s been delighting local audiences with its harmonies and humor since 1946. The Morris Music Men is Morris ...

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How To Increase Customer Engagement

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The main goal of any advertising campaign is to engage with customers as effectively and often as possible. You want them to see your business and remember the name while creating a positive relationship with them.  Creating an engagement marketing strategy is how your business can stay at the forefront of your audience’s mind and generate business from them ...

Restaurants Offer Entertainment, Outdoor Spaces to Bring Back Diners

June 14, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Indoor dining is back at full capacity in restaurants around the Garden State. But while some diners have been eager to get back inside, many have gotten out of the habit, and some still eye gathering maskless indoors with trepidation.

To woo diners back, some restaurants are turning to enhanced outdoor spaces, live entertainment and good old-fashioned fun.

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Sayreville Chief Elected President Of New Jersey State Association Of Chiefs Of Police

June 14, 2021

SAYREVILLE, NJ –  John Zebrowski, a lifelong Sayreville resident, has dedicated his professional career to public service in his community – the last decade as its Chief of Police.

Beginning July 1, Zebrowski will have a broad, statewide role, as president of the New Jersey State Association of Chiefs of Police (NJSACOP) for a one-year term. His main objective: Reducing the ...

New Brunswick Sees Jump In Number Of Residents Who Are Vaccinated, State Says

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy’s COVID-19 updates over the past several weeks have brought news that the city was at or near the bottom when it comes to percentage of residents who have been vaccinated.

Wednesday, however, the state’s statistics revealed that New Brunswick has seen a jump in the number of residents who have been vaccinated.

According to chart showing ...

Black Bear Spotted Wandering Near Rutgers Gardens In New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ —  A black bear was spotted wandering the wilds of New Brunswick on Tuesday. The New Brunswick Police Department issued an alert on Tuesday after the bear was spotted near Rutgers Gardens and Ryders Lane.

The police are offering this advice if you spot a bear: Use caution and do not approach.

Although the sight of black bears - the largest land mammal in ...

Somerville Flag Day Festival Collecting Donations For US Troops

June 14, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Today is recognized as Flag Day in the United States, but the borough will wait until Friday, June 18 for its official celebration on the green surrounding the Historic Somerset County Courthouse.

Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress:

"Resolved, That the flag of the ...

Columbia High School Student Dies In Shooting at Underhill Field, South Orange-Maplewood School District Says

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A Columbia High School student has died following a shooting on Sunday night at Underhill Field, the South Orange-Maplewood School District has announced. Another student was wounded, according to an email sent to the district by Superintendent Dr. Ronald Taylor.

Names of the students involved have not been released.

“This inconceivable calamity is undoubtedly a ...

NJ State Police Seek Public Assistance Locating Missing 11-year-old Boy

FT. LEE, NJ - New Jersey State Police are asking for the public’s assistance with locating a missing 11-year-old boy.

The New Jersey State Police Missing Persons Unit and Fort Lee Police Department are seeking the public's assistance with locating Aiden Kim, 11, of Fort Lee, N.J.

Aiden was last seen leaving his residence in the area of First Street at approximately 9:30 p.m.

NJ Human Services Announces $15 Million In Grants For Summer Youth Camps

June 14, 2021

Funds Can Help Providers Meet COVID Health & Safety Requirements & Provide Financial Assistance to Families

 

(TRENTON) – Human Services Acting Commissioner Sarah Adelman today announced $15 million in grants will be available for summer youth camps to help them meet health and safety protocols and provide financial assistance to eligible families.

“As ...

IRS offers information and resources in variety of multilingual and alternative formats

As part of an ongoing effort to increase multilingual outreach, the IRS offers tax information in multiple languages. IRS.gov pages have links to available translations on the right side, just below the title. Languages currently available include Spanish, Chinese simplified and traditional, Korean, Russian, Vietnamese and Haitian-Creole.

Taxpayers can also click on the language dropdown arrow ...

HUD Awards Nearly $27 Million in American Rescue Plan Funds for Emergency Housing Vouchers in New Jersey

NEW YORK, NY  – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge today announced the awarding of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan funds for Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs) for individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. Specifically, HUD is awarding New Jersey $26,874,792 to cover the cost of 1,595 ...