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Historical Society of Plainfield to Host Lecture, Book Signing on March 26

March 20, 2017

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Stop by the Drake House Museum on Sunday, March 26th when the Historical Society of Plainfield hosts a lecture and book signing with author Carol Simon Levin as Abigail Adams.

Levin's book, “Remembering The Ladies: From Patriots in Petticoats to Presidential Candidates,” is made up of lost stories about amazing American women.  

The lecture will take ...

Housewives Star Identified as Owner of Burning Car Found with Dead Bodies

PATERSON, N.J. - According to multiple reports the burning car that was found in Paterson on Friday with two unidentified male bodies is registered to Housewives of NJ alum Kim DePaola.

Around 2:00 a.m. Friday morning police and fire  officials arrived to the scene of a burning Audi near the 500 block of East 28th Street in Paterson. 

Firefighters worked quickly to extinguish the ...

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wisniewski, in Newark, discusses urban housing issues

Democratic Assemblyman and New Jersey gubernatorial candidate John Wisniewski campaigned in Newark to talk about the state's housing issues, believing that they should be tackled with a practical approach as part of a progressive agenda. 

"Affordable housing is a moral obligation. We have to address this gap in our humanity," said Wisniewski, of Middlesex County, to a group ...

Hugs for Brady Receives Gift of Research at Annual Winter Gala In Somerset

SOMERSET, NJ – The Hugs for Brady Foundation may have thrown quite the party at The Palace at Somerset Park Saturday night, but the South Brunswick-based pediatric cancer charity wound up receiving an equally impressive gift at its seventh annual Winter Gala.

Chairman of the Somerset Patriots and owner of the Flemington Car and Truck Country Family of Dealerships, Steven Kalafer, made a ...

The Plainfield Symphony Presents "Orchestral Families: Each Happy in its Own Way"

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Symphony, New Jersey's oldest symphony and the third oldest in the country, presents "Orchestral Families: Each Happy in its Own Way" on Saturday, March 11th.  This performance promises to be a unique concert that will showcase the individual instrumental families of the orchestra.

The audience will be in for a treat as they listen to ...

Teen Struck and Killed on Central Ave. in Westfield by Off-Duty Trooper, Prosecutor’s Office Says

WESTFIELD, NJ — A 13-year-old girl was killed in Westfield Saturday night after she was struck by a service vehicle driven by an off-duty New Jersey State Police Trooper, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Sunday.

The girl’s name has not yet been released. She was reportedly a freshman at Westfield High School, playing a scavenger hunt game with friends when she ...

Bail Reform: Linden Police Arrest Suspect Accused of Numerous Burglaries in Central New Jersey

LINDEN, NJ – Linden Police have arrested Dawud Ward of Hillside Avenue in Plainfield and charged him with 1st degree robbery, 2nd degree burglary, and 3rd degree making terroristic threats in connection with a burglary on Ercama Street in Linden on February 17, 2017. Ward is accused of being a one man crime wave with burglaries in Cranford, Linden, Maplewood, Morristown, Scotch Plains, ...

Edison is Middlesex County’s First ‘Hidden Heroes’ Community

EDISON, NJ – Edison is now the first Middlesex County town – and only the second in New Jersey – to declare itself a “Hidden Heroes” community, pledging its support for family members and friends who provide care for injured or ill service members and veterans, according to a press release Thursday.

The release said the Township Council adopted a resolution to ...

Mardi Gras Celebration Breaks Out on Main Street Somerville

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Just a bit more subdued and a little less rowdy, Bourbon Street meets Main Street this weekend through Tuesday, as Verve Restaurant, Bar & Bistro hosts its annual Mardi Gras celebration, culminating on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 25.

But owner Rick St. Pierre encourages bead and trinket throwing – and don’t forget to wear your masks.

A Creole-inspired ...

Somerset Patriots National Anthem Auditions Set For Saturday, March 11th

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots, along with Magic 98.3 FM and WCTC 1450 AM will host National Anthem Auditions on March 11 from 12:00 Noon to 4:00  p.m. at the Bridgewater Commons Mall. 

The event will be a fundraiser designed to benefit Operation Shoebox New Jersey, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to collecting donated supplies to ship care packages to U.S.

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