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Sun, September 23, 12:00 PM

Franklin Park

Grand Opening: Pasha Mediterranean Restaurant

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/23/2018 12:00pm 09/23/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Grand Opening: Pasha Mediterranean Restaurant

Join our grand opening weekend of Pasha Mediterranean Restaurant and Banquet!

Come to see what all the rave is about at the most happening new restaurant in Franklin Park. Experience authentic Mediterranean cuisine in an elegant setting with exceptional service.

Free dessert with your meals (subject to availability) will be provided between 12pm-4pm on 9/23/2018.

3079 Route 27 Franklin Park , NJ
Reducing Anxiety Through Meditation

Tue, September 25, 7:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, Piscataway

Reducing Anxiety Through Meditation

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/25/2018 7:00pm 09/25/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Reducing Anxiety Through Meditation

Learn how to use meditation to help cope with the stresses of life. Join Jim Rose, long time meditator for an informative lecture with a short meditation sitting.

To register, go to: https://main.piscatawaylibrary.org/event/reducing-anxiety-through-meditation/

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
Yoga Basics

Wed, September 26, 7:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, Piscataway

Yoga Basics

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/26/2018 7:00pm 09/26/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Yoga Basics

This class will cover both standing and floor poses to help you release tension, improve flexibility, increase core strength; breathing techniques for more energy, vitality and to create a space for tranquility in the body.

Open to adults 18+.

Please bring your own mat! (or beach towel)

To register, go to: https://main.piscatawaylibrary.org/event/yoga/

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
Success Without Stress Free Lecture series in NJ

Fri, September 28, 6:30 PM

Trayes Hall at Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Success Without Stress Free Lecture series in NJ

Education Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 09/28/2018 6:30pm 09/30/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Success Without Stress Free Lecture series in NJ

Free Admission. All are welcome.

More information and RSVP: www.vedantausa.org

This is to announce a fascinating lecture series on the theme of ancient wisdom and its role in everyday life. Our speaker is the eminent philosopher from India Sunandaji, who is the daughter-disciple of world- renowned philosopher and author A. Parthasarathy.

The topic is “The Perfect Action”, ...

100 George Street New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sat, September 29, 10:00 AM

Passaic County Technical Institute, Wayne

Susan G. Komen North Jersey - Free Women’s ...

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/29/2018 10:00am 09/29/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Susan G. Komen North Jersey - Free Women’s Wellness Expo

Susan G. Komen North Jersey and the Passaic County Department of Health and Board of Chosen Freeholders are partnering to present a free Women’s Wellness Expo. The event, which will be “a women-focused event with activities for the whole family,” is focused on providing free access to health screenings and encouraging women and their families to embrace a healthy ...

45 Reinhardt Road Wayne, NJ 07470
Polka & Oktoberfest Concert

Sat, September 29, 2:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, Piscataway

Polka & Oktoberfest Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/29/2018 2:00pm 09/29/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Polka & Oktoberfest Concert

Come celebrate the Oktoberfest with the Florian Schantz Jazz Combo featuring Central European and American waltzes, polkas and marches. In addition to authentic Oktoberfest music, the group will provide short educational narrative about the music and composers. You will hear traditional favorites such as the Beer Barrel Polka, in Heaven There is No Beer and Tiroler Holzhackermarsch.

To ...

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854

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TapInto Welcomes Letters to the Editor, Guidelines for Submission Listed

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Letters to the Editor are a time-honored tradition in the newspaper industry and now that so much of news has moved online, the letters explaining a personal point of view have moved with it.

While many of our letters come during election time, TapInto invites letters year round. The main rules are to include a full name, phone number, email and snail mail address. TapInto ...

NJ Veterans Memorial Home Serving Those Who Served

September 22, 2018

EDISON, NJ - The New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park serves local veterans and their spouses. The facility is run by The New Jersey Department of Military and Veteran Affairs and was built in 1999. It is a modern skilled care nursing home providing 24/7 healthcare.  The facility is located at 132 Evergreen Road, in Edison. The facilities are open to veterans of all wars who ...

Obituaries

Eduardo J. “Eddie” Perez, 61, of Piscataway, NJ passed away peacefully on Sunday August ...
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Hillsborough, NJ - Gina (Francoisa) Salamon, 90, died Monday, July 9, 2018 at Bridgeway Care Center ...
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NJ Education Commissioner Discusses PARCC Changes, Plans for New Statewide Assessment at Joint Assembly & Senate Education Committee Hearing

September 17, 2018

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 to ensure they do not interfere with the delivery of education in the state.

The ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ

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 National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has ...

College Programs for Teens at Piscataway Public Library

Top Notch Test Prep will be providing free college prep programs for teens at Piscataway Library.

20 registrations per program will be accepted.

Practice ACT Test: Saturday, 9/22, 10am-2pm at Kennedy Library
Understanding the College Essay: Thursday, 9/27, 7-8pm at Westergard Library
Practice SAT Test: Saturday, 9/29, 12-4pm at Westergard Library

Both practice tests require ...

Gloria Steinem, Activist Naomi Klein Speak Out at Rutgers Ceremony

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - The accusation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a professor when they were teenagers should be investigated by the FBI, Gloria Steinem said during a discussion celebrating Rutgers University's creation of an academic chair in honor of the activist.

Speaking on campus Friday at ceremonies for the establishment of the ...

Franklin Township: Teen Hit by Car While Riding Bike, Suffering from 'Serious Head Injuries'

September 23, 2018

FRANKLIN PARK, NJ - A 17-year-old male from Franklin Park was hit by a car Saturday afternoon while riding his bike on Bennington Parkway in the area of Central Avenue, according to police. 

Police responded to a 9-1-1 call made at 2:35 pm on Sept. 22, and discovered the teen suffering from serious injuries. 

"The initial investigation revealed that a 2018 Nissan Rouge ...

In the Drink

On a recent trip to California I ordered a glass of lemonade with lunch.  My ice cold drink came without a straw.  

 

I can’t drink lemonade without a straw.  Margaritas either.  For me, drinking from a glass without a straw is kind of like eating eating soup without a spoon.  Sooner or later liquid ends up all over my shirt.

 

Besides, it ...

Why Do Children Lie?

We adults lie, all the time. Sorry, but it’s true, and it’s one of the reasons why children lie. How often have you told your child everything is fine when you’re upset about something? I have. Have you ever told a telemarketer you can’t talk because (fill in your reason)? I have.   

Life can be messy. Making sure that everything ...