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Sat, February 2, 7:00 PM

Deewan Banquet, Piscataway

EDC Winter Wonderland Scholarship Gala

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Add to My Calendar 02/02/2019 7:00pm 02/02/2019 11:00pm America/New_York EDC Winter Wonderland Scholarship Gala

Evolution Dance Center is hosting its first Winter Wonderland Scholarship Gala on Sat. Feb. 2.

Time: 7 pm – 11 pm. Black-Tie

Tickets are $65 each. To purchase, visit http://www.evolutiondancecenter.com/edc-scholarship-gala.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

Miss Payton Howell – EDC's 2019 scholarship recipient will be honored that evening.

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SkillsUSA gives national honor to East Brunswick Tech chapter

June 24, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The SkillsUSA chapter on the East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools has been named a National Model of Excellence, the highest honor awarded by the nonprofit organization, which promotes career and technical education.

“The Models of Excellence program represents the very best in chapter achievement and community ...

2019 Graduates Look Towards the Future: "Each has the Potential to do Great Things"

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- The South Plainfield High School Class of 2019 -- all 262 of them -- walked across Jost Field and received their diplomas during their graduation ceremony on Friday evening.

Early morning practice in the rain couldn’t hold these Tigers and by night, they were greeted with sunnier and warmer weather for their big occasion.

Before the graduates went through ...

Roosevelt Students Honor Diehl in Sweet Way

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ –  A group of Roosevelt students recently paid tribute to their outgoing principal in a very sweet way. 

On June 19, students in Sharon Hudzik’s class invited Principal Robert Diehl into their classroom for a special animated story and presented him with personalized ‘prescriptions’ to help make his transition to a new school ...

Not All Democrats Are The Same. Vote Ron Rivers on Tuesday!

June 1, 2019

The June 4 Democratic Primary election here in New Jersey's 17th district is shaping up to be the most consequential in the state.

Together we face challenges unlike any generation before us.   The climate crisis, growing inequality, social and racial injustices, and the looming economic disruption fueled by automation and artificial intelligence create an uncertain future that ...

Progressive Democratic Candidate Statements for Ward 3 District 10 Committee

Laura Leibowitz

About Me:  I have been a resident of Piscataway for many years working as a public school teacher. I am the assistant director of a camp for children with special needs, Camp Lee Mar. Previously, I sat on the boards of NJ District of Kiwanis International, AttachAvi Autism and Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple. I am married to my husband Seth and am the proud mom of Emma, Taylin ...

Progressive Democratic Candidate Statement for Ward 4 District 10

Wendy Miller

About Me: I am a life-long resident of Piscataway, moving with my family from Bayonne to the Heights section of town when I was a year old. I currently live with my husband and two daughters in the historic district near Rutgers Stadium and work for Johnson & Johnson as an analyst. I am grateful for the education and opportunities that afforded my ...

Progressive Democratic Candidates for Ward 4 District 8 Committee

Rachana Nigam

About Me: I have lived in Piscataway with my husband and two children for 16 years. Both my daughters attended and graduated from the Piscataway public school, and my husband and I were happy to raise our family in our wonderful Piscataway community. I enjoy cooking and spending time with my friends and family, and my favorite TV show is Judge Judy.

What I stand ...

Progressive Democratic Candidate Statements for Ward 4 District 5

Fauzia Butt

About Me: I have been a resident of Piscataway for the last 15 years with my husband and four children, who have attended Piscataway Public Schools. We have enjoyed raising our family in a diverse town like Piscataway where our children have had the opportunity to get an excellent education while participating in many sports and activities. I hold a masters degree in ...

Progressive Democratic Candidate Statements for Ward 3 District 9 Committee

Charisse Burdette

About Me: I am originally from New York, but have lived in Piscataway for 6 years. My daughter attends Piscataway High School, and Charisse supports her in a variety of activities. I was a Pop Warner Parents Auxiliary Secretary and my daughter's was one of the first pop Warner squads to go to Disney representing Piscataway.

What I stand for: ...

Progressive Democratic Candidate Statements from Ward 3 District 8

Fareen Memom

My name is Fareen Memon and. I love the strong and diverse growing community in Piscataway, and

About Me:  I have been a resident of Piscataway township for many years. I moved into my Ward 3 District 8 neighborhood about 3 years ago with my husband and 3 beautiful children. I work as a product developer for home textiles and love to give my free time to volunteer for ...

Progressive Democratic Candidate Statements for Ward 3 District 7 Committee

Jessica Walker

About Me: My husband and I have lived in Piscataway for over 20 years. I am a Clinical Research Manager and manage Phase I Oncology trials, helping to find a cure for Cancer. Our 2 children have attended Piscataway Schools and are currently attending Piscataway High School. I am a Girl Scout Troop leader (10 years) and a volunteer in Boy Scout Troop 67. I have been ...

Progressive Democratic Candidate Statements for Ward 3 District 5 Committee

Lola Samuel:

About Me: I am a 9-year resident of Piscataway but a lifelong resident of Middlesex County, having grown up across the river in New Brunswick.  I hold a B.S. in Marketing from Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama, and have worked at my company for the last 28 years as an operations leader. In town, I’ve worked with our local soccer club as a volunteer assistant ...

Obituaries

- May 12, 2019
Gale grew up in Rahway, New Jersey and developed a love of theatre while in high school. Her ...
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Piscataway – Cesar L. Reyes, 91, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019 at St. Barnabas Medical ...
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New Leader at ESCNJ Helps People with Disabilities Find Jobs

June 23, 2019

PISCATAWAY – This graduation season, students with disabilities are aging out of specialized schools they’ve attended their whole lives, leaving their parents with one question: what’s next?  

Allison Sanchez, the new Executive Director of the Educational Service Commission of New Jersey’s (ESCNJ) “Adult Community Services,” has the solution: expand ...

Goddard Preschoolers of Piscataway Awarded for Cancer Research Fundraising

PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Goddard School of Piscataway recently accepted the Crusader for the Cure award. The School received this recognition for the outstanding contributions they have made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's Student Series campaign for fifteen consecutive years.

The adorable preschoolers participate in two fundraisers a year to raise money for the organization – ...

Summer Reading Registration Open Now!

It's not just about reading any more!  From STEAM activities to community engagement, you might be surprised by what counts towards your summer reading goals.    

Anyone can participate - at Piscataway Public Library we have activities (and prizes!) for participants ages 0 to 99+.  Stop by the Library to register for Summer Reading Club for babies, toddlers, and ...

Rutgers Moving Forward With Sale of Camp Kilmer Land

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers is selling a portion of Camp Kilmer, a large swath of land with a storied past that the school purchased in the 1960s.

The university's Board of Governors passed a resolution at its meeting on Wednesday to allow the sale of the land to move forward.

According to the resolution, Rutgers entered into negotiations with "a party" interested in ...

NJ Pizzeria Hopes to Break Record with Enormous Flag Pizza

June 24, 2019

This story first ran on TAPinto Westfield.

The pizza slices served at Westfield's train station Saturday night were not from your average pie.

Burim Regjaj and his staff at Outta Hand Pizza assembled and baked the 9-foot by 4-foot Sicilian pizza showing the red, white and blue of the American flag for Westfield’s “Summer Movie Night Kickoff” festivities. The event drew ...

Flag Day is Friday, June 14

June 10, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Throughout the summer, we celebrate many holidays that honor our country and those that made sacrifices for our freedoms such as Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day. One of these summer holidays that most of us tend to overlook is Flag Day, celebrated on June 14.

The flag of the United States of America represents all that should be important to Americans. It ...

The Last Word

I recently had to write an obituary. For my dad.

He was 92, sharp, and living in his own home. But he was succumbing to age. His knees were bad and he had trouble breathing so he hobbled when he walked and had to stop every ten steps or so to catch his breath. He was a strong man whose strength was being directed to the simple act of living.

He was at a peaceful place in his life where he ...