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Franklin Township Mayor Phil Kramer: Open Letter to Catherine R. McCabe, Commissioner NJDEP

April 24, 2019

The undersigned are writing this open letter to request that you deny Williams/Transco’s Applications for a Freshwater Wetlands Permit, Waterfront Development Individual Permit and Coastal Wetlands Permit for the unnecessary and dangerous Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) project which includes compressor station 206.

This project presents significant perils to local residents in the ...

Freeholder Seeks to Support Victims of Terrorism in Sri Lanka

Dear Residents of Middlesex County,

I am so saddened by the events in Sri Lanka.

I know our Sri Lankan neighbors here in the US must be frantic with grief and worry as they watch events unfold from so far away.

My thoughts are with you all but I am (as are many others) also ready to help in concrete ways if possible. If members of the NJ Sri Lankan know of how people here may be of ...

Viral Bunny Wanted In South Brunswick In Connection With Car Burglary

April 24, 2019

FLORIDA - It was hard to miss the viral video on the Easter Bunny coming to a woman's defense Easter Monday. However, it has since been learned that the person in the bunny suit is a wanted man.

Dressed in a white bunny suit on Easter, a man came to the aid of a woman in downtown Orlando after she was allegedly spit on by another man. A fight ensued though neither man was charged by police ...

Man Sentenced In New Brunswick For Aggravated Assault, Shooting At Police

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A man from Perth Amboy has been sentenced to serve 21 years in a state prison for the aggravated assault of a Perth Amboy man and the attempted murder of police officers, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced Monday.

Isaiah Peralta, 22, of Perth Amboy, was sentenced in Superior Court for second degree aggravated assault for a shooting that took place in the ...

Prosecutor: Men Used 2x4s in New Brunswick Homicide

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Lucas Reyes-Cardona, whose body was found in an abandoned building on Welton Street, was apparently beaten with 2x4s and left in the basement - which served as a bathroom for those who take up residence there.

The details were revealed in Superior Court by the Middlesex County Assistant Prosecutor Bina Desai during the April 18 detention hearings for Juan Carlos ...


Piscataway – Cesar L. Reyes, 91, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019 at St. Barnabas Medical ...
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Piscataway – Patricia Ann Horvath, 79, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at St.
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Sons & Daughters of Westeros Enjoy the Calm Before the Snowstorm

The second installment of the final season of “Game of Thrones” served effectively as an ode to all of our favorite living characters, and any fan who felt it was disappointing or anticlimactic is no true fan. Ramsey warned us years ago: if you think this has a happy ending, you haven’t been paying attention. Simply put, HBO treated us to a series of satisfying moments and ...

"Game of Thrones" Deaths Foreshadowed: Who's in Trouble for Season 8

Hours prior to the Season 8 premiere of "Game of Thrones," I decided to create a “GoT Death Pool” with my friends and family, complete with a list of characters and our individual predictions for whether each of these characters would be alive, dead or a wight by the end of the series.

Shortly after that, many of those friends and family members asked me to ...

Piscataway Police Invite Township Residents to have 'Coffee With A Cop' April 25

April 24, 2019

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Join us for another Coffee with a Cop event, next Thursday, April 25 at Wawa, 555 New Durham Avenue, from 8 until 10:30 am. Look for our table and the snazzy looking Coffee With A Cop banners!

This program gives our residents an opportunity to grab a cup of coffee with some members of your Police Department. Voice your concerns, ask questions, or give us an opinion. No agenda ...

Nineteenth Annual Taste of Piscataway

The Piscataway Rotary Club will hold their Nineteenth Annual “Taste of Piscataway” Fundraiser on Monday, May 13, 2019 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel, 21 Kingsbridge Road in Piscataway. 

Come sample food from local restaurants and wine from around the world. There will be a silent auction.

Funds raised will be used for many local projects, such as dictionaries for ...

Piscataway Public Library Closed on Thursday and Friday

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Need a book or movie for the holiday weekend?  Take note that the Piscataway Public Library will be closed on the following days:

Thursday, April 18 - Staff Development Day

Friday, April 19 - Good Friday

Sunday, April 21 - Easter Sunday

Both the Kennedy and Westergard branches will be open on Saturday, April 20 and the digital collection ...

Rutgers Cancer Institute Earns Prestigious Designation, $15M Grant

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - On a dais of dignitaries that included Gov. Phil Murphy, Congressman Frank Pallone (D-6), state Senate President Stephen Sweeney and others, a fourth grader stole the show.

Grace Eline, all of 10, shined the brightest Tuesday morning during an event to celebrate the redesignation of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey as the state's only national cancer ...

VA Brings Claims Clinic to Somerville for US Veterans, Active Military, Dependents

April 25, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A Claims Clinic for US veterans will be held on Wednesday, May 1, from 3-7 p.m. at the Somerville YMCA, 2 Green St.

Sponsored by the office of state Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker, D-16th, and the Department of Veterans Affairs office in Newark, the Claims Clinic will provide a wide variety of information on benefits available to eligible veterans, service members and ...

Ghost Hawk is the First Craft Brewery in Passaic County

April 21, 2019

This story first ran on TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Woodridge/Terterboro.

The line began forming over an hour before the official ribbon cutting and grand opening. And by the time the doors officially opened Saturday afternoon, more 100 beer lovers were on line, around the corner and down the sidewalk for Passaic County's first craft brewery.

Ghost Hawk Brewing Company ...

Etheridge Family Medical: Benefits of water for your skin

April 17, 2019

Drinking an adequate amount of water daily is important for overall good health because water aids in digestion, circulation, absorption and even excretion.

But what about drinking large amounts of water for proper skin health? The fact is that skin is an organ, and just like any other part of the body. your skin is made up of cells. And skin cells, like any other cell in the body, are made up ...

Playing With Fire

Recently a coordinated series of telescopes aimed at the heavens captured the first known image of a black hole. This is peculiar because a black hole by definition can’t be seen.

A black hole is kind of like Las Vegas. What happens there stays there.

The image shows a thick fiery ring which, depending on your imagination, looks to be either the entrance to Mordor or a Dunkin Donut.