Piscataway Top Stories

May 31, 2020

PISCATAWAY, NJ — In his Friday update, Piscataway Schools superintendent, Dr. Frank Ranelli announced that township families will now be able to receive breakfast and lunch on weekends as part of the district’s meal delivery program. “The district expanded our meal distribution program to ensure ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- New Jersey had another 910 new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, pushing our total to 159,608, Gov. Phil Murphy reported on Saturday via Twitter. Of the patients reported, 2,626 are in hospitals, 672 are in critical or intensive care, and 499 are on ventilator, according to ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Middlesex County health officials did not report any new positive COVID-19 cases in Piscataway over the last 24-hour period. This is the second day in a row that the coronavirus numbers have not changed. The total remains at 812 residents who have tested positive and the death toll ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Sean Huey, 42 and Donnette Ford, 51 both of Piscataway are among ten defendants facing charges in a mortgage fraud scheme in Essex County that targeted investment property buyers including new landlords in the New York City Special One Time Assistance Program (SOTA), a program which ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Middlesex County health officials did not report any new positive COVID-19 cases in Piscataway over the last 24-hour period. The total remains at 812 residents who have tested positive and the death toll remains at 32. The New Jersey Department of Health reported 158,844 ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy at his daily COVID-19 press conference today announced reopening dates for  Child care centers (June 15) Non-contact organized sports activities (June 22) Youth day camps, including municipal summer rec programs (July 6)  These activities are allowed ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Middlesex County health officials began COVID-19 testing in Piscataway on Thursday with its new drive-through clinic at the former Ericksson property along Hoes Lane. Through windows opened about an inch, county medical personnel coached patients on how to take the new ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Middlesex County health officials reported 4 new positive COVID-19 cases in Piscataway over the last 24-hour period, bringing the total to 812 residents who have tested positive. No additional information regarding the new cases was provided. The reported death toll remains at ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Middlesex County health officials are reporting 2 new positive COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total to 808 Piscataway residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.   Sadly, one death was reported, increasing the death toll to 32 for the township. There are now ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- A bat found inside a Piscataway home near Rivercrest Drive and Ludlow Street has tested positive for rabies. Middlesex County health officials announced on Wednesday that a resident of the home discovered the bat on Thursday, May 21 which an animal control officer took for ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Middlesex County health officials reported 1 new positive COVID-19 case on Tuesday, bringing the total to 806 residents who have tested positive in Piscataway. No additional information regarding the new case was provided. The reported death toll remains at 31 for the ...

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NEW JERSEY - Governor Phil Murphy has just released information regarding outdoor graduations. They will be permitted after July 6th. This is a breaking news story and will be updated as soon as local schools release their plans.

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — With social distancing and other restrictions in place in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Piscataway Township officials canceled its 2020 Memorial Day Parade where residents would have lined the curbs along West 7th Street and South Washington Ave., many shoulder-to-shoulder as ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Middlesex County health officials reported 1 new positive COVID-19 case in Piscataway over the last 24-hour period, bringing the total to 805 residents who have tested positive. No additional information regarding the new case was provided. The reported death toll remains at 31 ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Sunny skies and warm temperatures brought many Piscataway residents outside for Memorial Day barbecues and birthday and graduation drive-by celebrations on Sunday, including some who participated in the Community Caravan to honor those working on the front lines of the COVID-19 ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Middlesex County health officials reported 2 new positive COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total to 804 residents who have tested positive in Piscataway. No additional information regarding the new cases was provided. The reported death toll remains at 31 for the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Lawn signs and displays are popping up all over Piscataway as residents celebrate the Class of 2020 — college graduates, high school seniors and eighth graders whose commencement ceremonies were canceled or will be held virtually as a result of coronavirus restrictions. TAPinto ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Middlesex County health officials reported 1 new positive COVID-19 case in Piscataway over the last 24-hour period, bringing the total to 802 residents who have tested positive. No additional information regarding the new case was provided. The reported death toll remains at 31 ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Piscataway Police are investigating a shooting that left a 50-year-old South Plainfield man injured. Police said the shooting was reported at about 9:13 Thursday night near Rushmore Ave. and Fourth Street in the township’s Arbor section, according to MyCentralJersey.com on ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Sadly, Middlesex County health officials reported one new death over the last 24-hours, increasing the death toll to 31 for Piscataway. The number of positive cases remains at 801. There were no new positive COVID-19 cases reported on Friday for the township. There are 15,165 ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Middlesex County health officials will open a new drive-thru COVID-19 testing site in Piscataway at 1 Ericsson Drive on Thurs., May 28 and Fri. May 29. Testing is free and by appointment only.  “With a saliva-based test developed at Rutgers University and a drive-thru testing ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Middlesex County health officials reported 3 new positive COVID-19 cases in Piscataway over the last 24-hour period, bringing the total to 801 residents who have tested positive. No additional information regarding the new cases was provided. The reported death toll remains at ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — The township’s annual Memorial Day Parade  has been canceled for 2020, in light of social distancing and concerns over crowd control during the COVID-19 pandemic. “In conjunction with American Legion Piscataway NJ Post 261, we are sad to announce that this year’s Memorial Day ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Middlesex County health officials reported 4 new positive COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total to 798 residents who have tested positive in Piscataway. No additional information regarding the new cases was provided. The reported death toll remains at 30 for the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Piscataway school officials announced Tuesday that the district recently received two prestigious awards.   In a Facebook post, they said: “For the third consecutive year, the district overall was named a Best Community for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation. The Best ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Middlesex County health officials reported the number of COVID-19 cases decreased by 1 overnight after data verification, reducing the total to 794 Piscataway residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.  The reported death toll remains at 30 for the township. There are ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy today signed an Executive Order allowing some additional outdoor recreational areas and businesses to restart their operations effective Friday, May 22. These businesses include: batting cages, golf ranges, archery ranges, horseback riding, private tennis clubs, and ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Middlesex County health officials reported 5 new positive COVID-19 cases in Piscataway over the last 24-hour period, bringing the total to 795 residents who have tested positive. No additional information regarding the new cases was provided. The reported death toll remains at ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Although a genetic disorder prevents 16-year-old Danny Roman from speaking, the smile on his face was enough to show his excitement for the dozens of honking cars and fire trucks that drove by his Piscataway home on Sunday to wish him a ‘Happy Birthday”. “He’s loving it, the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Middlesex County health officials are reporting 3 new positive COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total to 790 Piscataway residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.   Sadly, one death was reported, increasing the death toll to 30 for the township. There are now ...

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