Health & Wellness

Press Releases

Disability Connections: An Information and Resource Fair

030845f3e102c870bb61_Diabledfair.jpg
030845f3e102c870bb61_Diabledfair.jpg

EDISON, NJ - The Middlesex County Office of Aging and Disabled Services is holding its second annual resources fair for people with disabilities and their caregivers.

“Disability Connections: An Information and Resource Fair” is scheduled to be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 18. The event will take place at the Edison Senior Center, 2963 Woodbridge Ave. in Edison.

The event will offer information about resources and support services available to persons with disabilities in Middlesex County.

Sign Up for E-News

Attendees will have the chance to visit with local social service agencies and businesses and to hear a special presentation from Carole Tonks, Director of the Alliance Center for Independence.

“An event like this is a great way to get the word out about the resources that are available in Middlesex County for those with disabilities,” said Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios. “I hope that many people will attend this event to find out more about the programs and services the Office of Aging and Disabled Services has to offer.”

“I commend the Office of Aging and Disabled Services for organizing this event, and making themselves even more accessible to those who need them,” said Freeholder Blanquita B. Valenti, chair of the Community Services Committee. “I also encourage many residents to attend and to spread the word about the Office’s programming and future events.”

Please RSVP by March x, 2017. To make your reservation, call 732-745-4512 or email anne.gladwell@co.middlesex.nj.us

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Piscataway

Police Issue Alert for Missing New Brunswick Girl

June 21, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK - Police today issued a plea for the public’s help in finding a missing 13-year-old girl.

Payton Tomesell, was last seen on Wednesday at 18 Abeel St., authorities said.

The girl suffers from anxiety and depression, and is taking medication, police said.

Tomesell is described as 5-feet, 9-inches tall, weighing about 120 pounds. She was wearing a white tee-shirt, ...

Obituaries

Piscataway – Michael John Doherty, 73, passed away Saturday June 16, 2018 in Las Vegas, ...
Read more
Toms River – Mary Stella Whiteman, 97, passed away peacefully Saturday May 19, 2018 in Rose ...
Read more

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Increases Program Funding by 15% for 2018-2019 and Awards 13 Grants to 11 Local Community Non-Profit Organizations

June 21, 2018

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Increases Program Funding by 15% for 2018-2019

and Awards 13 Grants to 11 Local Community Non-Profit Organizations

June 21, 2018  – Susan G. Komen North Jersey announced that it will award a total of 13 grants to 11 local community non-profit organizations in its nine-county service area for 2018-2019, with an increase in total program funding at 15% ...

The ESCNJ Offers Innovative Software To Strengthen School Transportation

New software promising greater speed and efficiency for school transportation departments is now available through the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ).

The software is the result of a two year collaboration between the Princeton based Artha Systems, an international supplier of business management software, and the ESCNJ.

“The software is unlike anything on the ...

Rutgers takes over New Brunswick police dispatch service

NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University will provide the city’s police dispatching services in a move that New Brunswick says will cut costs and put an end to dispatcher shortages that resulted in officers doing the job.

The city’s 12 current dispatchers will be laid off at the end of the day on June 30, and Rutgers will supply dispatchers as of July 1 under an agreement that city ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_8f0a915f696bb2ae1366_community_shred

Sat, June 23, 9:00 AM

Quibbletown Park, Piscataway

Piscataway Township Paper Shredding Event

Government Green

Wed, June 27, 7:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, Piscataway

Empowerment for the Job Search: Applications & ...

Business & Finance

Thu, July 5, 7:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, Piscataway

Trivia Night at the Library!

Arts & Entertainment

Westfield High School Sophomore Dies; Counselors on Hand at School

June 19, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Carthoris “Carter” Uziel, a sophomore at Westfield High School, died Sunday night, according to Westfield Public Schools and a letter sent to parents by Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson.

“Words cannot convey the grief we feel in the Westfield Public Schools community over the death of Carthoris ‘Carter’ Uziel, a sophomore at Westfield High ...

My So-Called Graduation

The last of my children graduated from high school.  

 

My son and daughter threw their caps high into the air and cheered their liberation from one symbolic institution before contemplating their matriculation into other, much larger institutions significantly further away.  

 

Or at least far enough away that they won’t be needing rides home from ...