Better Together

At the Piscataway Public Library and the Piscataway Public Library Foundation we are constantly striving to make Piscataway a better place to live, work, and play and we believe we can accomplish so much more when we work together.

You are invited to join us for our inaugural Better Together event on Wednesday, April 25th from 5pm to 8:30pm.  This event will focus on networking and on harnessing our collective power to improve life in and around Piscataway, for everyone.

For more information, please visit http://pwaylibraryfoundation.org/better-together/

Wed, April 25
5:00 pm — 8:30 pm
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At the Piscataway Public Library and the Piscataway Public Library Foundation we are constantly striving to make Piscataway a better place to live, work, and play and we believe we can accomplish so much more when we work together.

You are invited to join us for our inaugural Better Together event on Wednesday, April 25th from 5pm to 8:30pm. This event will focus on networking and on ...

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Don’t Forget Superstorm Sandy – Demand Protection from NESE Project’s Environmental Risks

October 5, 2018

We may have missed the wrath of Hurricane Florence, but we should never forget Superstorm Sandy and all the rain bombs we’ve had this spring/summer when considering the risks of the Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) Project that is proposed by Williams/Transco.   

Governor Murphy said that there are over 1,000 families still not in their homes after Superstorm Sandy’s ...

Woman Charged with Providing Drugs in Overdose Death

October 18, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - A Sayreville woman is being held in the county jail today on charges of providing drugs to another woman who died from an overdose, authorities said.

Danielle Urbanowicz, 30, of the Parlin section of Sayreville, was arrested and charge with a single count of strict liability in the drug of a Middlsesex Borough woman last month, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew ...

Obituaries

Somerset, NJ – Walter Heda, 72, known to many as “Chief,” passed away with his ...
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Eduardo J. “Eddie” Perez, 61, of Piscataway, NJ passed away peacefully on Sunday August ...
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First Unitarian Society of Plainfield to Sell Contents of Historic Church in Massive Estate Sale on October 26 and 27

October 17, 2018

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 mission.

All contents will be sold, including many treasures; antique furniture, old doors, ...

Statewide Conference will Convene over 550 Leaders from Non-Profits, Business and Philanthropy

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 at The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, New Jersey.

This ...

Piscataway Library Blood Drive Draws 34 Pints for Cancer Patients

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Piscataway Library’s Kennedy branch was open for blood donations on Monday, where technicians from the New York Blood Services collected 34 pints of blood from community supporters.

“Blood donations support breast cancer warriors and survivors,” said account manager, Lynne Ross. “Cancer patients are the number one users of ...

Rutgers-Newark Professor Receives $625K 'Genius Grant' from MacArthur Foundation

NEWARK, NJ - John Keene was on his way to the post office when the call came. The Rutgers University-Newark professor and author was in disbelief.

“I said about three or four times, ‘Is this real?’” Keene remembered.

It was. The caller informed Keene he had just received a $625,000 MacArthur Fellowship, the so-called “genius grant.” ...

Annual Designer Bag Bingo Event at Holy Savior Academy

Holy Savior Academy will be hosting its 2nd Annual Designer Bag Bingo on Saturday 10/13.   There will be 10 Bingo Games, small basket raffle and a 50/50. 

For each bingo game, you will be given 3 chances to win! 

“Last year was a tremendous success and we are looking forward to building on that momentum, “ says Cindy Trunell, co-chair of the ...

Union County: ‘Hackers’ Won’t Get Westfield, After $1.9M Voting Machine Purchase

October 15, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ – Candidates on the “ballot” Monday included Bruce Wayne, Clark Kent and Swamp Thing, as Union County officials showed residents the workings of a new voting machine at the Town Hall.

But this November, voters casting ballots in this undecided town in the hotly contested Seventh Congressional District race for Rep. Leonard Lance’s seat will pick real ...

Heads Up!

I was so excited to receive an important alert on my phone.  It made me feel, I don’t know, special.

 

Presidential Alert

THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System.  No action is needed

 

Even though I am president of nothing, it was gratifying to know that someone actually wanted to alert me to something.  

 

I ...