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'Mission kids for life' reunite and reminisce at Mount Loretto

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The cottages are gone. The soccer fields are overgrown. A sidewalk once filled with children making their way to the dining hall now leads to an empty lot. Many of the buildings used to shelter and educate thousands of New York City's poor and destitute children for nearly 100

SILIVE.COM - 2017-09-24 12:09:27

Somerset County libraries receives $56K Adult Literacy Grant

For the second year, the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey has been awarded a grant from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development's Adult Literacy and Community Library Partnership grant program. The $56,304 grant will pay for a program with the capacity to serve up to

NJ.COM - 2017-09-24 02:30:32

Trump insists Mnuchin didn't take $25K private flight

President Trump said he "didn't think" Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin took a government jet from New York to Washington, DC, even though federal investigators are investing the flight that cost taxpayers $25,000. "I don't think he took the flight. I think if you check your records, he didn't take

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-24 23:42:41

Trump denies his NFL comments are about race

President Trump on Sunday said his criticism of NFL players protesting during the national anthem has "nothing to do with race" and everything to do with "respect for our flag." "This has nothing to do with race. I never said anything about race," Trump said as he prepared to board Air Force One to

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-24 21:53:59

Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity Holding Gala

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity is inviting the community to help celebrate two generous firms at their Dream Builders Gala in September, according to a release. According to the release, they will be honoring the law office of DiFrancesco, Bateman, Kunzman, Davis, Lehrer & F

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-24 11:00:00

Franklin Food Bank Set to Host 7th Annual Canal Festival

EAST MILLSTONE PARK, NJ - The seventh annual CanalFest will be held on Saturday, October 14 from 11 am to 5 pm at East Millstone Park (Amwell Road & Market Street) in the East Millstone section of Somerset. A fundraiser for the Franklin Township Food Bank, the event features live musical performance

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-24 20:49:00

Camp Clover offers hope, healing to bereaved children

WARREN - Paige Snyder was only 11 when her mother, Roseann, died of cancer at 48. When Paige heard about Camp Clover Bereavement Camp, she was hesitant but eager to find some healing after such sadness. The camp, a program out of Atlantic Health System, turned out to be a more inspiring and upliftin

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-24 16:00:01

'Project Warm Your Heart' to Collect Winter Clothing for Kids

Fall may have just arrived, but it's not too early to think of the cold winds of winter. New or gently-used coats, mittens, gloves, scarves and hats for children only are being collected in the eighth annual "Project Warm Your Heart." Donations are requested by Oct. 31. Children of families served b

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-24 10:00:00

Improv class, wildlife program among October offerings at Warrenbrook

WARREN TWP. - Warrenbrook Senior Center, located at 500 Warrenville Road, offers a variety programs and activities during Oct. for anyone 60 years and above. Event highlights include: Oct. 2 - "Get Into the Act! Improv Workshop" by Lulu French, Instructor, 10:30 a.m. In this workshop, participants w

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-24 13:00:00

Swimmer dies after being pulled from rough waters off Jersey shore

Authorities say a swimmer pulled from the rough waters at a New Jersey shore beach has died. The 34-year-old Piscataway man was with his family at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park in Long Branch when he entered the water shortly after 5 p.m. Saturday. But he apparently got caught in a rip current, o

ABC7NY.COM - 2017-09-24 17:18:49

Fellowship Village in Basking Ridge starts work on new cultural center

BERNARDS TWP. - Residents and dignitaries came together to celebrate the start of construction on a major expansion project at the Fellowship Village retirement community in Basking Ridge on Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 19. State Sen. Thomas Kean Jr., R-Somerset, joined local officials and community par

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-24 16:48:00

Bernardsville Rotarians plan classic car show in Basking Ridge

BERNARDS TWP. - The Rotary Club of Bernardsville, in partnership with the Somerset Hills YMCA, will host a Classic Car Show and Fall Festival from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1, at the YMCA on Mount Airy Road in Basking Ridge. Proceeds from the car show will benefit assorted local Rotary charities,

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Triple Play: 3 things to think about when starting a beer, wine or spirits business

Bianca A. Roberto is an attorney at law firm Stark & Stark in Lawrenceville. A member of the firm's Beer & Spirits and Business Litigation groups, she focuses on assisting breweries, wineries and distilleries in licensing, equipment/real estate financing and leasing, land use and zoning, trade secre

NJBIZ - 2017-09-24 10:00:00

Editorial: Toys story is a cautionary tale

While Amazon continues to suck all the air out of the room over its proposed HQ2 "headquarters lite" project, and waits to see which suitor bends over the furthest for Jeff Bezos, its business model continues to hog the oxygen in the retail space, as well. Now, it's Wayne-based Toys R Us' turn. In F

NJBIZ - 2017-09-24 10:00:00

TAPinto Franklin Township Week in Review: Affordability Summit, Women Leaders, Somerset Man Injured & More

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Did you miss any of this week's top news stories? Click on the headlines to catch up: Hundreds of women and a handful of men gathered Friday at the Doubletree Hotel in Somerset, to find out the secret to unlocking the C-suite. Franklin Township: Women Business Leaders Forum,

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-24 03:22:00

Piscataway event to target autism awareness

With one in 41 children in New Jersey on the autism spectrum - the highest rate in the nation - autism can be a difficult and isolating condition for both the individuals affected and their loved ones. But it's a cause LaQuina "Quana" Fladger is eager to take on. On Oct. 8th, at the Holmes Marshall

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-24 16:00:01

Book Review: '60 More Quick Baby Blankets'

If you are preparing for the birth of a new baby in your family or among your friends, or if you are making baby blankets for our Division of Child Protection and Permanency (formerly DYFUS) here in Somerville, I have a great new book foryou from Sixth & Spring Books: "60 More Quick Baby Blankets."

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - 2017-09-23 14:25:39

Law enforcement personnel to be honored at 16th Annual Blue Mass

METUCHEN - Hundreds of local, county, state and federal law enforcement personnel of all faiths will be recognized for their faithful commitment and self-sacrifice at the Diocese of Metuchen's 16th Annual Blue Mass on Oct. 12 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi, 32 Elm Ave. Peopl

TAPINTO.NET - 2017-09-22 19:06:00

Manville Man Arrested For Shoplifting Liquor In Raritan: Police

RARITAN, NJ - Joseph Koscuik Jr., 49, of Manville, was arrested for shoplifting after stealing a bottle of Smirnoff Vodka valued at $14 from Raritan Valley Liquors on Route 206 on Sept. 18, police report. Officer Christopher Hirsch investigated the incident. Other Raritan Police Blotter items: On Se

PATCH - 2017-09-22 15:26:02

Hedge fund legend predicts nearly half of all jobs will be replaced by AI

Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio said Friday that almost half of the jobs in the next two decades will be replaced by artificial intelligence. "By in large, the world is going to largely consist of people who can take language and put it into code, which then allows the computer to operate l

NEW YORK POST - 2017-09-22 20:21:46