Government

March 21, 2018

Editor's Note: All municipal government departments remain open for business including the Piscataway Town Hall. PISCATAWAY, NJ — All Piscataway Township Schools will be closed on Wednesday in anticipation of yet another nor’easter snowstorm. All after school activities and events are also ...

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Lifelong Franklin resident, Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17 Middlesex/Somerset), chairman of the Assembly Oversight, Reform, and Federal Relations Committee is leading discussions regarding legalized marijuana in New Jersey.  Danielsen's committee heard testimony for several hours regarding the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Members of the Piscataway Town Council announced plans to build a 75-acre ecological park on the former Cornell Dairy Farm site along Metlars Lane and Washington Ave. At a public meeting held at the municipal building on Tuesday, township officials said they want to make the new ...

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New Jersey Governor Phillip D. Murphy signed Executive Order No.1 on Monday ordering the flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of New Jersey to be flown at half-staff to recognize and mourn the passing of the victims in Parkland, Florida.  The order is for all state ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Piscataway residents are invited to a wreath laying memorial service this weekend, marking the 50th anniversary of the passing of a local war hero who died while serving in the Vietnam War. Jeffrey R. Byrne, a U.S. Army helicopter pilot was shot down on February 18, 1968 in the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - ​Gov. Phil Murphy used the Hub City as the backdrop to announce a new figure who​ will take the helm at NJ Transit, the statewide mass transit agency which has fallen from grace over the past several years. Kevin S. Corbett, vice president of the engineering and ...

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  FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - Life-long Franklin Township resident, Assemblyman Joe Danielsen (D-17) had three bills become law and has been chosen to lead a committee focused on reducing "red tape." Wednesday afternoon Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-19) selected Danielsen to lead the ...

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From legalizing marijuana to funding the public employee pension system, New Jersey’s incoming governor faces challenges that require investments of time, leadership and communication Phil Murphy, who today becomes New Jersey’s 56th governor, takes the helm of a state facing numerous challenges ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway officials responded to the outpouring of concern regarding proposed budget cuts in library funding, which Maggie Serpico, President of the Friends of the Library charity addressed in a recent news release. “Three years of successive budget reductions, to a total of ...

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Joe Danielsen is a NJ Assemblyman in District 17 serving Franklin Township, New Brunswick, North Brunswick, Piscataway Township, and Milltown. (TRENTON) –Franklin Township resident, Assm. Joe Danielsen and Assembly Democrats Troy Singleton, Cleopatra Tucker, Pamela Lampitt, and Gordon Johnson ...

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NEW YORK, NY — Former New Jersey Gov. Brendan Byrne, originally a West Orange resident, died at the age of 93 on Thursday evening. Byrne was the 47th Governor of New Jersey and served from 1974 to 1982. Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo said Byrne was “a statesman to whom we could all ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Piscataway and Middlesex County from 9 p.m. Wednesday until 7 p.m. Thursday.  Snow amounts of 5 to 7 inches are expected. Drivers should expect slippery road conditions and poor visibility during Thursday's ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway Township provided the following update on the video filming ordinance in a Facebook post Thursday afternoon: The township has had an ordinance in place for over ten years that permits the recording of Township meetings with prior notice, and placed guidelines on those ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ –  Tess Borden, a staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey (ACLU-NJ) issued a letter to Piscataway Councilwoman, Chanelle McCullum, Mayor Brian Wahler and members of the Piscataway Township Council advising how an ordinance that requires advanced approval ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Since the sweeping new Tax Law has been passed and signed by President Trump, millions of dollars in prepaid 2018 property taxes have swamped local Tax Collectors. There has also been confusion on timing and deductibility. TAPinto Piscataway has the answers on both. Today, Governor ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Gov. Chris Christie on Monday announced he was nominating four Middlesex County attorneys to judicial appointments, the latest in a wave of appointments made by the lame duck governor. Patrick Bradshaw, a partner in the New Brunswick-based Kelso & Bradshaw firm, was ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Residents are invited to officially welcome the Christmas season at the annual township Christmas tree lighting ceremony. The festive event will be held rain or shine on Friday, Dec. 1st at 7 p.m. on the front lawn of the Piscataway Municipal Complex, 455 Hoes Lane. The lighting ...

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