Celebration of Black History Month

A Celebration of Black History Month Learning from the Past: Today’s Frontlines of Freedom Special Guest: Mr. Aaron Greene, Esq., Associate Counsel to the NJ Institute for Social Justice Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:30 am – 2:00 pm A Caribbean, African, and Southern style meal will be served RSVP by February 13, 2020 to Princess Thomas at: prnss_thomas@yahoo.com

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Sun, February 16
11:30 am — 2:00 pm
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A Celebration of Black History Month Learning from the Past: Today’s Frontlines of Freedom Special Guest: Mr. Aaron Greene, Esq., Associate Counsel to the NJ Institute for Social Justice Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:30 am – 2:00 pm A Caribbean, African, and Southern style meal will be served RSVP by February 13, 2020 to Princess Thomas at: prnss_thomas@yahoo.com

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Eight Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week (February 24)

February 24, 2020

Even with the Leap Year, February sure flew by. Take in the last (almost) full week of February with some great events in the Hub City. From paint and sip nights to Rutgers Women’s Basketball, New Brunswick has it all. 

 

Monday, Feb. 24

Pizza & Painting at 7 p.m.

Where: Harvest Moon Brewery & Cafe

Start your week off right with this great paint & sip ...

EBPD Continues Search for "Smash and Grab" Robbers of Kohl's

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The East Brunswick Police Department issued a follow-up report today regarding the search for the black Dodge Charger that they were looking for last Tuesday.  The search for suspects has been extended to New York City and Pennsylvania.  The individuals involved in the "smash and grab" operation were already known in those locations.

On February ...

Nixle Advisory Helps Bring Missing South Brunswick Boy Home

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - When a non-verbal, Autistic 10-year-old boy went missing on Wednesday evening, a Nixle advisory helped to bring Ethan back home to his family. South Brunswick resident Fazil Syed found the child in the woods along Kingston Lane to help give this story a happy ending. Syed headed out to join the search for the child after receiving a Nixle advisory from the South Brunswick ...

Free tuition information, a Read-In & more!

Check out these upcoming events at the Piscataway Public Library.  For a full schedule of events, go to our website.

Stop by Westergard Library (20 Murray Avenue) from 6 to 8pm on Thursday, February 13 to learn more about the NJ Community College Opportunity Grant - are you eligible for free college tuition?

Join us for the African American Read-In at Kennedy Library (500 Hoes Lane) on ...

NJ Pastry Chef to Compete in Food Network’s ‘Chopped Sweets!’

February 22, 2020

This story first appeared in TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood.

Scotch Plains resident Joe Murphy, a corporate pastry chef for the legendary restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten, founder of the Jean-Georges Restaurant Group, will compete on the Food Network program “Chopped Sweets!” on Monday, Feb. 24. The show, hosted by “Chopped!” judge and “Best Bakers in ...

Open letter from Patriots' Path Council, Boy Scouts of America

February 22, 2020

Dear Scouting Families,

On Tuesday, February 18, 2020, the national organization of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to achieve two key objectives: equitably compensate victims who were harmed during their time in Scouting and continue to carry out Scouting’s mission for years to come.

 We want to highlight important points that are most ...

Flutist Starts Group to Support Underrepresented Musicians

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Sana Colter, a classically trained flutist at the Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers–New Brunswick, remembers growing up in Harlem, learning to play the flute and piano in fourth grade and thinking that she would have to stop because her parents couldn’t afford the lessons.

“I would bug everyone for lessons,” said Colter, a senior ...

Obituaries

Piscataway – Shirley Marie Carson, 90, passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at CareOne ...
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Piscataway – James T. “Jimmy” Edwards, 49, passed away Monday, February 10, 2020 ...
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Residents Invited To Meet Freeholder Director Ron Rios At 7:00 Pm On February 25th

Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ron Rios will be the guest speaker at the meeting of the South Plainfield Democratic Organization on Tuesday February 25th.    The meeting will be held at Sherbans Diner and will start at 7:00 pm.   The public is welcome to attend.

Democratic Chair Vinnie Buttiglieri commented: “We are looking forward to talking with ...

Millburn Police Announce Arrests in Bomb Threat that Closed Down Short Hills Mall

February 24, 2020

MILLBURN, NJ — In a statement provided to TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills by the Millburn Police Department, a pair of arrests have been announced in connection with the false bomb threat that closed down the Short Hills Mall late last week.

Stephanie Abreu, 31, and William Baldwin, 30, both from Maplewood, NJ were charged by police with making bomb threats, as well as conspiracy and ...

Authorities Investigating Fatal Stabbing in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ — Four people were stabbed, one fatally, outside a Plainfield nightclub overnight, and is under joint investigation by the Union County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Task Force, the Plainfield Police Division, and Union County Sheriff’s Office, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo announced Sunday.

The identity of the deceased victim, an adult male, ...

Greenhouse on Wheels: Paterson Police Discover Marijuana Plants in Parked Vehicle

PATERSON, NJ - A search of a vehicle parked for two days that had an occupant inside led to a brief foot chase on Thursday, as well as the discovery of several marijuana plants.

According to Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale, Sergeant J. Santiago and two patrol officers responded to the area of Madison Avenue between Park Avenue and 16th Avenue at approximately 4:10 p.m. and found the ...

Girls Basketball: Araujo Fuels Union Catholic to Victory Over Roselle Catholic in UCT Quarters

February 23, 2020

CLARK, NJ - Union Catholic, which received a huge boost from the return of Sabrina Araujo, went on a big fourth quarter run to pull away from Roselle Catholic on the way to a 40-26 victory in the quarterfinal round of the Union County Tournament on Friday night at Johnson High School.

The victory by the third-seeded Vikings raised their record to 18-4 and sent UC into the ...

Affordable Energy for New Jersey Coalition Launches with Support of Business, Labor, Civic and Energy Interests

In response to the recently released New Jersey Energy Master Plan (EMP), representatives of labor, energy, business and civic groups have come together to launch Affordable Energy for New Jersey.  The Coalition will work to ensure New Jersey residents continue to have safe, reliable and affordable choices to meet their energy needs.

“The EMP’s emphasis on a move to complete ...

Here’s why you should use direct deposit for a tax refund

February 23, 2020

With the April 15, 2020  deadline around the corner, taxpayers should be aware of the benefits of using direct deposit for refunds. It’s easy, secure and the fastest way to get a tax refund.

Here are 10 quick facts about direct deposit.

It’s the best and fastest way for taxpayers to get their tax refund.
It’s free.
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Taxpayers can deposit ...

The Adults in the Room

My house was recently designated as being “teen free”.

This is because my youngest two children just turned 20. They are twins. They are both in college, away from home. I only physically see them when they come home on breaks.

Turning 20 means they have run out of youthful brand names. After spending a lifetime transitioning from infants to toddlers to kids to tweens to teens ...