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" Give Kids a Smile " Day --   Free Dental Care for Children

Fri, February 1, 9:00 AM

Neighborhood Health Center - Plainfield, Plainfield

" Give Kids a Smile " Day -- Free Dental Care ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 02/01/2019 9:00am 02/01/2019 3:30pm America/New_York " Give Kids a Smile " Day -- Free Dental Care for Children

Neighborhood Health Center-Plainfield is pleased to particapate in:

“Give Kids A Smile!”

National Children’s Dental Access Days



Free to Children Ages 1-16 years of age

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1700 Myrtle Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07063

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New Jersey Civil Service Commission's Employee Advisory Service to Host Virtual Mental Wellness Symposium for NJ State Employees

October 22, 2020

TRENTON - The New Jersey Civil Service Commission’s Employee Advisory Service will host its second annual mental health symposium in recognition of National Mental Health Awareness Month. This virtual event entitled, “The Mental Wellness Symposium 2020: How To Cope with Change and Uncertainty” will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 ...

Progressive Democrats Call on Middlesex County Clerk to Livestream Ballot Opening, Urge Transparency

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ (10/20/2020) — “The 2020 election is one of the most prominent elections of our time. A highly contested presidential race, a global pandemic and New Jersey’s move to vote by mail have voters anxious about the processing of individual ballots. Hunterdon, Union and Bergen counties already have systems in place to live stream the ballot counting process.

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 1 p.m.  Click ...

Chanelle Scott-McCullum - Candidate for Piscataway Township Council Column A

October 22, 2020

When my grandfather in Perth Amboy founded the area’s first Democratic organization for African Americans, he began a far-reaching legacy in Central New Jersey. He understood that communities were built when every person and group had a voice that would be heard and valued.

Now for three generations, my family has continued his tradition of serving the public and engaging the community, ...

Shantell Cherry for Piscataway School Board, Column 2, Putting Kids First

I have been a Piscataway homeowner since 1994 and I have been honored to serve on our School Board for the last six years. As the mother of six amazing children currently enrolled in Piscataway’s public schools, I know firsthand how important our public schools are to our families and to our community. I am currently serving as Chair of the Board’s Curriculum Committee, and I am glad ...

Zoe Scotto for Piscataway School Board, Column 2, Putting Kids First

I am Zoe Scotto, a member of the Piscataway High School Class of 2020, and I am running for office here in my hometown.  It is great to see so many of my peers involved in voting and working on campaigns for candidates who share their values.  I thought it would be a great opportunity to run for office myself, and ask for your vote in Column 2 for the School Board.  I am running to ...

Lynnel Edmundo Candidate Statement - Piscataway Column 1 "Better Safer Schools"

Born and raised in Newark, New Jersey, I attended the Newark public schools. I received a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from a HBCU in Columbia, South Carolina, and then went on to earn a Master of Science degree in School Administration and Supervision from Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City.

Seventeen years ago, when my husband of 20 years and I ...

Finn Charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault of Fifth Child at Sayreville Daycare Center

October 22, 2020

SAYREVILLE, NJ - In a startling turn of events, Kyle Finn, 20, of Sayreville has been charged with yet another assault on a child at the Superhero Schoolhouse Day Care in Parlin.  Finn has been charged with six counts of first-degree aggravated sexual assault, seven counts of second-degree sexual assault, and five counts of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, with the ...

Shots Fired on Old Bridge Turnpike Early This Morning

SOUTH RIVER, NJ - Shots were heard on the East Brunswick-South River border early this morning as a local restaurant that bills itself as "the most upscale African club in New Jersey" was closing.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief Mark Tinitigan of the South River Police Department announced that authorities are investigating shots fired at approximately ...

Three South Brunswick Residents Charged in Stabbing Case

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Police have made three arrests in connection to a stabbing that happened in the township earlier this month. All three arrests were from the South Brunswick area. Anthony Blakey (age 21 of Dayton), Ishmael Arrington (age 19 of Monmouth Junction), and Jaylon Drake (age 19 of Dayton) were all arrested and charged, according to a press ...

Thank You Neighbors! Please Help Me Keep Our School Board Independent, Vote Column Two

October 19, 2020

To the Editor,

I want to thank all of the members of our wonderful community who stood up for me over the summer, and helped me regain my seat on the Piscataway School Board.  (To be clear, I am writing as a private citizen and not speaking on behalf of the Board, nor am I authorized to speak on behalf of the Board.)  So many of you reached out, offered support and encouragement and ...

Community Forum Seeks to Provide Residents With Transparency

In light of ongoing misinformation from the Township and critical questions and concerns from residents that continue to go unanswered, Food & Water Watch will hold a public forum to clear the air about Piscataway’s recently launched Clean Energy Aggregation (CEA) program.

This initiative, passed by an overwhelming majority of voters in 2019, establishes Piscataway as a leader in the ...

Coming Up This Week at Your Library

All events are virtual.

Kids Vote, Too
Tuesday, November 3

Vote for your favorite story book character for president on ...

Murphy Vetoes Bill to Reimburse Restaurants for Indoor Dining False Start

October 19, 2020

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday vetoed a bill that would have appropriated $30 million in federal monies to reimburse restaurants owners who expended funds in anticipation of reopening for indoor dining July 2 — an opening the governor canceled two days before it was set to occur.

While in his veto statement Murphy said New Jersey government is meeting ...

Rutgers' Eric LeGrand Reflects on Decade Teaching Others to Believe

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ten years after he suffered a spinal cord injury during a football game at MetLife Stadium that left him paralyzed, Eric LeGrand continues to serve as an inspiration at Rutgers, around the state and beyond.

Perhaps the greatest testament to the difference he has made is his number 52 prominently displayed atop SHI Stadium. Retired jersey numbers are rare in college football ...


Piscataway - Catherine Shoppe, 94, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 16, 2020 at ...
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Chester — Joyce M. Bailey, 82, passed away Friday, October 2, 2020 in Morristown Medical ...
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Murphy Leaves NJ Press Conference After Learning He Was In Proximity to Someone Positive for COVID-19

October 21, 2020

BLACKWOOD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy abruptly left a press briefing Wednesday in Blackwood after learning that someone who he was in close proximity to on Saturday has tested positive for COVID-19.

It is unclear how many people the governor exposed over the weekend. 

Murphy, 63, was at a briefing set up outside the student center of Camden County College (CCC) to ...

Whitney Houston Returns to Newark (In Mural Form)

A Whitney Houston mosaic mural comprised of 1,000 pounds of hand-cut glass being created by Newark artist Maude Lemaire will grace a building near Teachers Village in the Central Ward.

Installation of the 19-foot by 28-foot mural began recently and is expect to be completed in late-November with a virtual unveiling event featuring one-on-one interviews with Artist Maude Lemaire, as well as key ...

NJ Childcare Providers in Financial Peril, Deserve More Funding, Says a Rutgers-based Research Center

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – COVID-19 safety measures and class size limits, as well as low state subsidies, have put New Jersey childcare providers in financial peril, according to a Rutgers-based research center.

Class size reductions together with expensive personal protective equipment, air circulation upgrades, more frequent cleaning and other procedural changes have increased costs for ...

Moving Beyond the Partisan Bubble

There is so much to say and yet so many times a day I find myself dumbfounded to speechlessness.  My children ask logical questions for which I can find no polite or productive answer. There is no good answer for why hate seems to have seeped into so much of our dialogue every day.

There is no good reason that suspicion has replaced curiosity. That accusations have replaced queries. It is ...

How To Get Property Tax Relief Senior Freeze Deadline November 2

October 22, 2020

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Most of us want to continue to stay in our homes and communities, but property taxes are driving us away.  Taking advantage of New Jersey’s Property Tax Relief programs can stretch our dollars.  Who qualifies?  Are there special programs for seniors?

The Senior Citizens Council has prepared a video presentation on the property tax relief options ...

A Woman of Numbers

I missed Ada Lovelace Day, or ALD as it is respectfully referred to by technology geeks who speak in three letter acronyms.

Ironically, I was on my computer on October 13th and it passed me by. It didn’t pop up on my Facebook events page and shamefully was not pre-coded into Google Calendar. And since it has nothing to do with Covid or Donald Trump, it did not make the nightly ...