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Sun, March 3, 12:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Devlin to Discuss the Women Who Desegregated ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/03/2019 12:00pm 03/03/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Devlin to Discuss the Women Who Desegregated America's Schools

Who started the grassroots efforts that led to the Brown vs. Board of Education ruling that struck down segregation? Young women and girls.

On Saturday, March 30 at 2 pm, join community members for a discussion with Rutgers Professor Rachel Devlin, author of A Girl Stands at the Door: The Generation of Young Women who Desegregated America’s Schools. Professor Devlin’s ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Tue, March 5, 5:30 PM

St. Francis Episcopal Church, Dunellen

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Food & Drink Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/05/2019 5:30pm 03/05/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

It’s Breakfast for Dinner! Join us for our annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper.

Tuesday, March 5th 5:30-7:00 pm

There is no charge for this event – just bring your appetite for food and fellowship!

St. Francis’ Church

Milbank Hall

400 New Market Road

Dunellen, NJ 08812

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400 New Market Rd. Dunellen, NJ 08812
St. Patrick's Dinner Fundraiser

Sat, March 9, 4:00 PM

Watchung Hills Elks Lodge #885, Warren

St. Patrick's Dinner Fundraiser

Food & Drink Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 03/09/2019 4:00pm 03/09/2019 8:00pm America/New_York St. Patrick's Dinner Fundraiser

Funds raised from this event go towards the new “Sensory Garden Playground” at Somerset Children’s Center. They are working to replace their old playground with a nice “Sensory Garden” area where children with multiple handicaps (Autism, Asperger Syndrome, and other communicative disorders) can find an environment that is conducive to rehabilitation and ...

1 Elks Trail Warren, NJ 07059
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Sat, March 16, 1:00 PM

Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield

A W.A.S.P. Takes Wing: WWII Women Airforce ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 03/16/2019 1:00pm 03/16/2019 3:00pm America/New_York A W.A.S.P. Takes Wing: WWII Women Airforce Service Pilots

Celebrate Women's History Month & Plainfield's 150th Anniversary

During World War II, more than 1000 women volunteers completed the WASP military pilot training program.

Presenter Carol Simon Levin tells the story of the amazing WASPs through the eyes of Ann Baumgartner Carl, the Jersey girl from Plainfield who trained as a WASP, became the only American woman to test-fly ...

800 Park Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Tue, March 19, 12:00 PM

Central Jersey College Prep School, Somerset

Central Jersey College Prep Job Fair Set for ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/19/2019 12:00pm 03/19/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Central Jersey College Prep Job Fair Set for April 3

Central Jersey College Prep Job Fair is hosting a Job Fair from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3 at Central Jersey College Prep Charter School at 101 Mettlers Road in Somerset. The fair will include on-site interviews.

Walk-in registrants are welcome; however, pre-registration is recommended by visiting http://cjcollegeprep.org/jobfair/.

Please bring your resume and all ...

101 Mettlers Road Somerset, NJ 08807

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New Jersey Date Night: Tropical Getaways, No Passports Necessary

March 25, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Warm weather is only weeks away, but residents of New Jersey know that it’s really a few weeks too many.  A lot can still happen before spring kicks in; big snowstorms, heavy winds and temperatures that make you think your new next-door neighbors will be a family of penguins. If we haven’t ...

Chow Down for Charity: Jersey Mike’s will Donate 100% of Proceeds Wednesday

Whether it’s a Chipotle Cheese Steak (#43), Original Italian (#13) or any other one of your favorite Jersey Mike’s sandwiches, the shop will give 100% of proceeds from your order to a local charity of its choosing this Wednesday, March 27, during the company’s annual Day of Giving.

Each of the 78 Jersey Mike’s Subs shops in New Jersey is participating, partnering ...

In Westfield, NJ, a Dream to Help People Live Better Through Food at Fettle + Fare

Opening a new restaurant is rarely an easy task, and for Fettle + Fare owner Amanda Vargas, who has multiple sclerosis and is legally blind, the journey to create her shop in Westfield, NJ, was extra challenging. 

It was here that she created a space that is more to her than a place to find tasty, nutritious food. It’s a symbol of growth and helping others ...

Genetic Genealogy For Beginners

March 23, 2019

Genetic Genealogy For Beginners

Sat, April 6, 10:30am to 12:30pm

Plainfield Public Library

Anne Louise Davis Room (lower level)

The Library welcomes Teresa Vega, Cultural Anthropologist and Professional Genealogist. Teresa will provide an overview of DNA testing for genealogists. There are many DNA testing companies available for people who are interested in getting a DNA test done.

Central Jersey College Prep Job Fair Set for April 3

Central Jersey College Prep Job Fair is hosting a Job Fair from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3 at Central Jersey College Prep Charter School at 101 Mettlers Road in Somerset. The fair will include on-site interviews.

Walk-in registrants are welcome; however, pre-registration is recommended by visiting http://cjcollegeprep.org/jobfair/.

Please bring your resume and all ...

Mary Robinson, Founder and Executive Director of Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, Honored as CNN Hero

Mary Robinson, Founder and Executive Director of Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, is now featured on the global networks of CNN and CNN.com as a CNN Hero. Imagine, a grief support center for children and families, is beyond thrilled that Mary is being honored in this way – and that the importance of Imagine’s mission will enjoy greater reach as word of the nonprofit spreads ...

Akins Prepared for Somerset County Sheriff's Democratic Primary

Akins Prepared for Somerset County Sheriff’s Democratic Primary

Sergeant Art Akins’ decision to run for Somerset County Sheriff, as a Democrat, was an easy one. As a long-time proactive resident of Somerset County, he has dedicated his entire professional career to protecting his local community.  The role of Sheriff will allow him to continue to serve the public on ...

Warning Signs that Your Loved One Has a Substance Use Disorder

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 19.7 million people ages 12 and older had a substance use disorder related to their abuse of alcohol or drugs. Identifying the signs of a substance use disorder in someone you love can be a challenge. Thomas Romanelli, Certified Alcohol and Drug ...

Spot the New Falcon in Town on the Falcon Cam

As the courtship season begins for peregrine falcons,residents of all ages and visitors from all over the world can observe and study one of the fastest animals on earth by, tuning in to the Union County Falcon Cam.

“The Falcon Cam is a great opportunity for residents of all ages to experience and learn about peregrine falcons up close,” said Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski.

Fiddler on the Roof Opens at Watchung Hills

March 21, 2019

WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills 2019 Spring Musical, “Fiddler on the Roof,” opened on Thursday, March 21. Additional performances are on Friday and Saturday, March 22, and 23 in the Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS) Performing Arts Center (PAC).

See the trailer here.

Limited seating is still available. For tickets click here.

The Fiddler on the ...

For Parents Like Me, Pot Legalization in New Jersey is a Dilemma

I like Gov. Phil Murphy, but he's making a liar out of me. Me and millions of parents. For a couple of generations now, mothers and fathers have been warning children about the dangers of pot smoking. Now the governor comes along and tells them there is no Santa Claus.

I’ve been warning my children about pot for 20 years. That’s not exaggeration. It started when my ...

Harness Horse Youth Foundation To Hold Summer Programs Locally

March 25, 2019

ANDERSON, Ind. — The Harness Horse Youth Foundation will host events in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York.

Preregistration is required for all events. Applications and more information are available at  https://www.hhyforg/schedule-applications.html.

Dates, type of event, and locations are as follows:

July 15 — 1-Day, Gaitway Farm, N.J.

July 17 — 1-Day, ...

Elderly Trotting Stallion Finds New Home In Georgia With Help Of SRF

CREAM RIDGE, N.J. — Trial Victory, a 27-year-old son of Valley Victory, now has a home to live out his last few years.

In February, the Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF) was made aware the elderly stallion was in a “kill pen” in Tennessee, and was about to be shipped for slaughter.

Just 15.1 hands, small, very quiet and mannerly, there isn't a thing about him ...

N.J. 4-H Members Become The Teachers At Equine Presentations Contest

BORDENTOWN, N.J. — Nearly two dozen 4-H members from across the state competed in the New Jersey State 4-H Equine Presentations contest at the Rutgers Eco-Complex on March 17.

The contest determines who is eligible to represent New Jersey at the Eastern National 4-H Roundup which brings 26 states together to compete in equine knowledge contests.

Members did demonstrations or ...

Acceptance

Dear Mr. Dad in the Box,

The Admissions Department has completed a thorough review of your application. We regret to inform you that you were not selected for admission to the Farvard University Class of 2023.

Please understand this is not a reflection of you as a person or your extremely impressive achievements. And we sincerely appreciate your zeal in applying to our esteemed institution.

Yes I'm Not

Recently I discovered, somewhat unexpectedly, that I am a robot.

Ironically, I came to this discovery after contemplating the purchase of a Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner. The motorized Roomba disk roams by itself around the house methodically cleaning the floor. The Roomba also seems like it could make a good pet.

But owning a robot is not for the faint of heart or the weak of silicon.

'Gods of Comedy' Creates Chaos

Princeton, NJ – “The Gods of Comedy” descends on a college campus in Ken Ludwig’s riff on Greek mythology.

The plot centers on Daphne (Shay Vawn), a university professor who is studying in Greece. When she returns to campus, her colleague Ralph (Jevron McFerrin) says he’s found an original manuscript from Grecian times. He asks her to take care of it while he ...

The Glass Menagerie’ merges memory and illusion

SUMMIT, NJ – A haunting,  memorable play, “The Glass Menagerie,” is given a warm, caring production at The Summit Playhouse. Under the direction of Arnold Buchiane, this Tennessee Williams play (his first notable success) weaves the story of a son, a mother and a daughter in their small shabby apartment in a corner of St. Louis in the 1930s.

Gus Ibranyi as the son who ...

‘Play On’ makes for a dizzying romp at Chatham Playhouse

‘Play On’  makes for a dizzying romp at Chatham Playhouse

By Liz Keill

CHATHAM, NJ – If you need a laugh, and who doesn’t these days, “Play On” is just right for you. In this scenario, the actors and director have assembled to put on “Murder Most Foul.” But of course, anything that can go wrong does go wrong.

The phone rings at ...

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Jul 28, 1955 - Feb 8, 2018
Owner/Chef of Jaret’s Stuffed Cupcakes  Beloved Husband, Father, Brother and ...
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Empty CVS May Become Part of Fantasy Island Family Entertainment

March 20, 2019

SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - The Ship Bottom Land Use Board will hear an application for the development of the empty CVS store on Long Beach Boulevard from Fantasy Island owner, Wainwright Amusement, LLC, on Wednesday, March 20.

The Fantasy Island in Beach Haven is extremely popular and the CVS would be another location for family fun. The applicant plans to renovate the property and turn into ...

Things to do with Kids: Library Happenings

March 21, 2019

"Things to do with kids" is sponsored by The Goddard School of Long Hill." This column will provide a round up of interesting things to do with kids in and around the area. To kick off the column, we wanted you to get familiar with the local libraries and their weekly happenings and upcoming special events.

 

Berkeley Heights Library Happenings:

110 Roosevelt Ave, ...

How to Cope with College Rejections

It is that time of year when students are receiving either their acceptance or rejection letters from colleges. Every senior student that I have seen thus far is extremely stressed awaiting the news. Some have already received their responses, while others are on a wait list.

It is important to recognize that rejection letters are out of your control. Many schools are ...

Parkland Mourns Two Teen Deaths by Suicide, Urges Survivors to Get Help

March 25, 2019

PARKLAND, FL- The Parkland community is once again mourning the loss of students. In less than a week we lost a 2018 Marjory Stoneman Douglas(MSD) graduate and a MSD sophomore student to suicide. Their deaths come just a year after the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas. Their deaths are a reminder of the pain, survivor’s guilt, and trauma gun violence survivors face ...

Ashnault and Suriano win in NCAA finals to become Rutgers wrestling's first ever national titlists

It took six long hard years, but Anthony Ashnault has finally reached his goal. The South Plainfield native was already Rutgers University's winningest and most decorated wrestler heading into the 2019 NCAA Division I wrestling tournament, but after his victory on Saturday night, he can call himself a national titlist.

Ashnault earned a 9-4 win over Micah Jordan (Ohio State) ...

Drake House Museum to Hold Women's History Month Lecture

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Historical Society of Plainfield will host a lecture entitled “Reclaiming Our Voice:  New Jersey’s Central Role in the Fight for Woman Suffrage” on Sunday, March 24, at 2 p.m. at the Drake House Museum.   

Carol Simon Levine will be portraying Lillian Feickert, president of the New Jersey Woman Suffrage Association from 1912-1920, who ...

Police Seek Ayannah Moyd, Wanted for Computer Criminal Activity, Theft

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Police Division's Criminal Investigation Bureau is seeking Ayannah Moyd, wanted for computer criminal activity and theft.

According to the release, Moyd has an active Warrant for computer criminal activty (2nd degree) and theft by deception (3rd degree).

Moyd, born 6/4/2000, is 5' 9" and 130 lbs; she has a tattoo on her back that says ...

Residents and Activists square off with Unions over Transco Pipeline project

EAST BRUNSWICK – Politicians, residents and environmental groups found themselves at odds with unions over an extension of the Transco natural gas pipeline that would run through New Jersey and the Raritan Bay to New York.

Williams, the energy infrastructure company that owns and operates the Transco pipeline, wants to build a 32,000 horsepower compressor station in Franklin and 3.5 ...

Online Cameras Peer Into Nests of New Jersey Predators

A pair of American Eagles tend to their nest atop an 80-foot Sycamore tree at Duke Farms in Hillsborough, days away from the hatching of two eggs, while the courtship season has begun for a female peregrine falcon nesting on the roof of the historic 17-story Union County Courthouse in downtown Elizabeth.

The predators have achieved "rock star" status in classrooms and homes across ...

'Gods of Comedy' Creates Chaos

Princeton, NJ – “The Gods of Comedy” descends on a college campus in Ken Ludwig’s riff on Greek mythology.

The plot centers on Daphne (Shay Vawn), a university professor who is studying in Greece. When she returns to campus, her colleague Ralph (Jevron McFerrin) says he’s found an original manuscript from Grecian times. He asks her to take care of it while he ...