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Star 99.1 To Launch Sister Station on Long Island

Star 99.1 To Launch Sister Station on Long Island

Pillar of Fire Radio Network, headquartered in Zarephath, will launch a sister station on Aug. 1 in Hampton Bays, NY. Star 107.1 hits the airwaves at noon and will feature Rich Anderson in mornings, Dawn Wheeler during mid-days, Scott & Sam for the drive home, and Rick Hall for evenings, according to a release about the […]

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Point Community Church Hosts Free ‘Kids Camp’

Point Community Church Hosts Free ‘Kids Camp’

A free camp for children in grades Kindergarten to 5th is planned by the Point Community Church. The camp is set for 9 a.m. to noon, July 28-31 at Mt. Carmel Orthodox Presbyterian Church, 350 Franklin Blvd. The camp will include music, games, stories and snacks. To sign up, follow this link.

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Chinese Christian Church Gets OK For New Building

Chinese Christian Church Gets OK For New Building

The Chinese Christian Church in Somerset, Amwell Road, received Zoning Board of Adjustment approval July 17 to raze an existing building and build a new one in its place. The current building, which is used for the church’s Youth Ministry and some worship services, is rife with code violations, church officials told the board. “The […]

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FR&A Pictorial: Swaminarayan Temple Combines Holy, Anniversary Celebrations

FR&A Pictorial: Swaminarayan Temple Combines Holy, Anniversary Celebrations

  The Shree Swaminarayan temple, known as Vadtal Dham, held a joint anniversary and holy celebration on July 13 at its Amwell Road location. The Swaminarayan Hindu religious observance, called the Holy Yagna, is normally held in September, said Deval Desai of Sayreville, a member of the temple’s youth group. Temple leaders decided this year to […]

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Middlebush Reformed Church Offers Free Vacation Bible School

Middlebush Reformed Church Offers Free Vacation Bible School

A free, cowboy themed vacation Bible school will be offered by Middlebush Reformed Church. SonWest Roundup is open to children aged 5 years through those who have completed 6th Grade. The school will be held Aug. 4-8 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The church is located at Amwell and South Middlebush roads. For more information, call (732) […]

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FR&A Pictorial: St. Matthias Kicks Off Annual Carnival – With No Rain

FR&A Pictorial: St. Matthias Kicks Off Annual Carnival – With No Rain

St. Matthias R.C. Church on John F. Kennedy Boulevard kicked off its 27th annual carnival on May 13. The carnival boasts more than 15 rides, food choices ranging from cotton candy to Filipino barbecue sticks and a Super 50-50 that last year paid its winner $20,000. The carnival runs through May 18. Hours are 6-10 p.m. […]

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Buddhist Monk Must Wait To Hear Fate Of Proposed Temple On Hamilton Street

Buddhist Monk Must Wait To Hear Fate Of Proposed Temple On Hamilton Street

A Buddhist monk will have to wait until at least July to find out if he’ll be able to convert his Hamilton Street home into a temple. In the meantime, the monk’s planners and attorney will confer to see if the proposed 2,677-square-foot, two-story building can be trimmed down a bit. That’s because members of […]

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National Day Of Prayer Observed At Township Veterans Memorial

National Day Of Prayer Observed At Township Veterans Memorial

Representatives from at least seven of the township’s houses of worship gathered May 1 at the township Veterans Memorial on DeMott Lane to observe the National Day of Prayer. During the observance, prayers and responsive readings from a wide variety of faith traditions were presented, according to  release about the event. “Prayers of thanksgiving and intercession were […]

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Somerset Mosque Holds Fundraiser For Afghan School Construction

Somerset Mosque Holds Fundraiser For Afghan School Construction

Information submitted by Sajida Bandali Comfort Aid International (CAI) is a USA registered non-profit 501(c)(3) entity that is involved in global humanitarian assistance, especially education of poor and destitute children. CAI is constructing a girls elementary school for 300 and an orphanage for 60 destitute girls in Kabul, Afghanistan. This $410,000 school/orphanage facility will commence construction […]

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FR&A Pictorial: Franklin Christians Observe Good Friday, Prepare For Easter Weekend

FR&A Pictorial: Franklin Christians Observe Good Friday, Prepare For Easter Weekend

Like their fellow believers around the world, congregants of Somerset Presbyterian Church and St. Matthias Catholic Church observed Good Friday April 18. The Presbyterian Church held a special “Seven Last Words of Jesus” program starting at noon. The church invited ministers from six local congregations to speak on each of the seven sentences said to […]

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