Press Releases

October 20, 2018

The Water Gala is a formal charity event filled with food, entertainment, and tons of enjoyable activities for family and friends, where 100% of all profits go straight to charity: water, a non-profit that brings clean and safe drinking water to communities around the world.   PISCATAWAY, NEW ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Are you looking for employment or a new job opportunity? Maybe you’re new to the workforce and aren’t sure where to start looking for a job. The Middlesex County Office of Workforce Development may be able to get you on the right track at its Annual Fall Job Fair. The fair ...

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There will be a MASSIVE ESTATE SALE on October 26 and 27 from 9 am - 4 pm at 724 Park Avenue, Plainfield.  The First Unitarian Society of Plainfield has occupied this building for 128 years and will soon be moving to another Union County location in order to focus their energy and resources on its ...

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The Center for Non-Profits, New Jersey’s umbrella organization for the charitable community will convene over 550 attendees for the largest annual gathering of non-profit leaders and allies, at its 2018 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference, Raising the Voices of Our Communities, Wednesday, December 5 ...

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(TRENTON) – New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson on Tuesday announced $38 million in new investments in child care to help more families find services they need and to advance quality child care. “Children are the foundation ...

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Special education administrators statewide responded enthusiastically to the first offering from the Special Services Professional Development Academy (SPDA), a new shared service from the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey (ESCNJ). The “Academy Initiation Mini Conference” drew over ...

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Talk by a woman who suffered for many years - and through several hospitalizations - from various eating disorders (anorexia, binge and purge, excessive exercise). She will share her journey and make important distinctions to help professionals, family members and loved ones understand the vast ...

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Since 2007, I have personally raised over $20,000 and helped raise over $225,000 in team efforts toward the fight again breast cancer.  Once again, I've committed to participating in a Breast Cancer walk.  For those that do not know, Avon ended their 39-mile, 2-day Avon39 The Walk to End Breast ...

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The Vermeule Mansion announces their schedule of activities for the annual Weekend Journey Through the Past, a FREE event sponsored by the Somerset County Cultural and Heritage Commission.  Vermeule Mansion is one of approximately 30 sites participating in the event on Saturday, Oct 13th, 10-5 pm ...

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Are your friends and family prepared in the event of a fire?  October is Fire Prevention Month, the perfect time to learn about fire safety and develop a plan if danger strikes. In an effort to help families easily find fire safety information and learn more about the benefit of fire sprinklers, ...

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Contact: Carrie Buchman North Jersey Orchid Society Phone 201-410-3089 njorchids@gmail.com New Brunswick, NJ North Jersey Orchid Society Press Release A thousand blooming exotic orchids descend on Rutgers University ...

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https://yHQPNqzVRN44outu.be/ Come one. Come all! Save the date October 14, 2018. Raider Day! Community Event at North Brunswick Township High School. Free Admission, Free Parking at this outdoor event! Do you love animals? Do you have pets? Don't miss this amazing community event! Live ...

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Susan Swenson, Director of College Counseling at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, announced that seniors Ray Huang of Edison and Matangi Melpakkam of Piscataway have been named Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. A letter of commendation was presented to both ...

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High School Robotics Team of Central Jersey Accepting New Members The High School Robotics team of Central Jersey is a non-profit organization that provides a year-round activity for students in 7th-12th grade to participate in the FIRST Robotics Competition. The goal of FIRST is to inspire ...

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Piscataway, NJ - On Saturday, September 29, 2018, Piscataway High School will host the 41st Annual SUPERCHIEF Band Festival at, 100 Behmer Road, Piscataway, NJ. Sponsored by USBands, this competition includes twenty-two (22) high school marching bands competing in categories of Music Individual, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Family And Community Engagement Corp/Police Activity League (“FACE Corp/PAL”) of Plainfield is holding a membership drive at our new location and we are seeking public support.  We’re offering several activities for local youth and their families, including low-cost Martial ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- On Saturday, September 29 Piscataway High School will host the 41st Annual Superchief Band Festival at, 100 Behmer Road, Piscataway, NJ. Sponsored by USBands, this competition includes twenty-two high school marching bands competing in categories of Music Individual, Visual ...

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Help us plan the future! Working together, parents, neighbors, teachers, and administrators will create a shared vision for Piscataway Schools. Together, we will develop goals and objectives to move the District forward to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. Click here for more information

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TRENTON, NJ – With changes slated for the PARCC test as part of the plan by the Murphy administration to transition to a different statewide assessment, the Assembly and Senate Education committees held a joint hearing on Monday to hear from the commissioner of education about the proposed changes ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ in Partnership with Passaic County Department of Health & Board of Chosen Freeholders All are welcome at this “women-focused” event with activities for the whole family! The mission of October’s perennial ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -- September is National Preparedness month, and the Middlesex County Office of Emergency Management and Preparedness is encouraging residents to prepare for the threat of any storms that may occur this season as well as any other weather-related conditions. It’s hard to know ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Saint Peter's University Hospital welcomes students ages 14 to 20 interested in healthcare, IT, engineering, nursing and technologist’s careers to an open house for the hospital’s Exploring program. This is an exciting opportunity for local residents and their parents. Please ...

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The American Red Cross urges people of all races and ethnicities to give blood to help ensure a diverse blood supply for patients in need. The vast majority of blood types fall into one of the major ABO groups. However, some blood types are unique to certain racial and ethnic groups, so ...

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In effort to provide more children in foster care with an advocate, CASA of Middlesex County is launching Lift Up! A Volunteer Recruitment Campaign with a lakeside wine and cheese party on Sept. 23 at Lago – Restaurant & Banquet Hall in North Brunswick. Court Appointed Special Advocates ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -  With  the 2018-19 school year under way, more students at the Academy Learning Center (ALC) can participate in an ongoing Philly Pretzel Factory work assignment as a result of a customized stapler developed by the Commando Technology Group. The relationship was ...

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TRENTON, NJ –  Sept. 5th is National Blood Donation Day. The American Red Cross invites the community to help save lives at blood drives planned the week of National Blood Donation Day, as proclaimed by Gov. Phil Murphy. For the third consecutive year, media personality Dr. Daliah Wachs has worked ...

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The Center for Great Expectations, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, will be celebrating its 20th Anniversary at the Annual Gala on Friday, October 5, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick from 6 – 11 pm. In 1998, CGE served twelve women per year.  The Gala will celebrate the journey from this humble ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Legislation sponsored by Senator Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. designating a computer science education endorsement on teaching certificates has been signed into law by Governor Murphy. “We need to ensure that those teaching computer science to our young people are the most ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in Piscataway. CoCoRaHS, a nationwide volunteer precipitation-observing network, with over 15,000 active observers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, the Bahamas, ...

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(TRENTON) – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Yvonne Lopez, Daniel Benson, Lisa Swain and Chris Tully requiring new school buses to be equipped with 3-point lap and shoulder safety belts was signed into law by the Governor on Saturday.   “Children’s safety should always be our ...

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