Drive by Food Drive

You're invited to Zion Hill Baptist Church of Piscataway for a drive-by Food Drive! Join us December 5th and support Feeding Middlesex County & MCDOODS' efforts to fight food insecurity.

Sat, December 05
12:00 pm — 2:00 pm
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You're invited to Zion Hill Baptist Church of Piscataway for a drive-by Food Drive! Join us December 5th and support Feeding Middlesex County & MCDOODS' efforts to fight food insecurity.

450 Highland Park Piscataway, NJ 08854

Zion Hill Baptist Church of Piscataway

450 Highland Park
Piscataway, NJ 08854

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Wellspring of Words

January 18, 2021


W.O.W. Counseling & Consulting LLC
Denise A. Williams, Ed.D., LPC.


Piscataway resident and author, Dr. Denise Williams has published her newly-acclaimed book Wellspring of Words.

WELLSPRING OF WORDS blends together research from science, psychology, and the Holy Scriptures, to unleash the power that lies in our words to bring about health and wellness or ...

Last Chance to Register for Free Virtual Panel Discussion Featuring Distinguished COVID-19 Experts

TAPinto will host a panel discussion featuring distinguished COVID-19 experts on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. This virtual gathering is free for attendees, but registration is required. 

The panel, presented by Atlantic Health System and moderated by Communications Consultant Bruno Tedeschi, will feature Dr. Michelle Cholankeril, ...

New Esperanza Murals Recall Diverse History, Recognize Unprecedented Present

January 26, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – One mural, practically ripped from today’s headlines, honors those in the city who have continued to serve as the COVID-19 pandemic raged, retreated and returned.

The other mural traces a timeline of the French Street commercial corridor and the waves of immigrants who made their way here over the generations in search of a better life.

Two murals with two ...

New Brunswick Police Investigating Attempted Adult Abduction

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The New Brunswick Police Department is investigating an attempted abduction that occurred on Easton Avenue just before midnight today.

A woman told authorities that while walking along the 150 block of Easton Avenue, a red 4-door pickup truck pulled alongside her, and the male driver demanded the woman get inside the truck.

The driver of the truck showed ...

Children's Specialized Hospital Receives $250K Grant to Study Injury Prevention For People With Disabilities

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Children’s Specialized Hospital has received a $250,000 state grant to fund an 18-month program focusing on safety education and injury prevention for people with disabilities throughout their lifespan.

The funding will come from the New Jersey Department of Human Services Division of Disability Services’ Inclusive Healthy Communities (IHC) Grant ...

With Town Officials Silent, Progressive Dems Provide Much Needed COVID-19 Resources

January 25, 2021

At the most recent Township Council meeting, held by conference call, not a single elected official said one word about the raging COVID pandemic. Despite skyrocketing cases and a climbing death toll in our community, Mayor Wahler has not held even one fully public, interactive briefing on the topic since the crisis began. For information about infection data and positivity trends our ...

Foods That Make You Feel Good When You’re Craving New Jersey Classics

January 23, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Disco fries, deep-fried Italian hot dogs, cheesy breakfast sandwiches — New Jersey restaurants are home to foods we crave, even if they’re not the best choices for our bodies on a daily basis.

We wondered, when it comes nutrition, can you have your cheesecake and eat it, too?

Michele Smith, licensed mental health counselor, certified intuitive eating counselor ...

Rutgers Researcher Who Developed COVID-19 Saliva Test Dies at 51

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers researcher whose work to create the first COVID-19 saliva-based test produced a game-changing weapon in the battle against the coronavirus, has died.

Andrew Brooks, 51, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, according to the university.

Brooks, who grew up in Hazlet, recently had undergone surgery on his neck.

The longtime research professor in ...


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Middlesex County Commissioner Director Ronald G. Rios monthly column: New Year 2021


Welcoming a new year is traditionally an exciting time as we look ahead to celebrating all life’s moments with family and friends and preparing our New Year resolutions. The New Year has always been a time of promise for a brighter future. And as we said goodbye to 2020 and hello to 2021, that sentiment was as powerful as it has ever ...

NJ First Lady Tammy Murphy Introduces Strategic Plan for Maternal Care

January 25, 2021

NEW JERSEY - New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy introduced the state’s Maternal and Infant Health Strategic Plan at an online press conference earlier today. This is part of the First Lady’s “Nurture New Jersey” initiative, which addresses the state’s high maternal mortality rate and the racial disparities in the healthcare ...

Suspect Charged with Attempted Murder of His 2-Year-Old Daughter

NORTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. – A 27-year-old father has been charged with attempted murder and child endangerment after surveillance video showed him carrying his two-year-old daughter in a plastic bag in the hallway of a hotel where he was living, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The child was transported to a nearby trauma hospital for emergency treatment in ...

Today is National Handwriting Day: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum Asks Community to Celebrate

MORRISTOWN, NJ — January 23 is National Handwriting Day. Why January 23 you ask? 

According to Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, the day is held on this date because it is John Hancock's birthday. Hancock was the founding father who signed the Declaration of Independence with his memorably large signature, said museum officials.

The museum is asking community members to ...

Heavenly Help Desk

I need help. My computer stopped working. And given that there are no signs of glowing screen life, my software troubleshooting skills are pretty much useless.

I have run out of options. It is midnight in the time of Covid and the Genius bar is closed. So is the bar in town.

What I need is divine intervention.

Surely there is a patron saint of computers I can call on. There is a patron ...