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Fri, October 25, 6:00 PM

North Stelton Fire Company , Piscataway

North Stelton Fire Department Open House & Movie ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Giving Back Police & Fire

Add to My Calendar 10/25/2019 6:00pm 10/25/2019 9:00pm America/New_York North Stelton Fire Department Open House & Movie Showing

October is Fire Prevention Month!

We invite you to please join us in our efforts as we teach our community the importance of Fire Safety.

Our volunteer Firefighters & EMT's are happy give you a tour around the station & answer any questions. Come see inside the trucks that will be on display & ask us about the equipment we use to keep you safe!

Stick around for our ...

70 Haines Ave Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sat, October 26, 2:00 PM

Arbor Firehouse - Flea Market Field, Piscataway

Arbor Firehouse Halloween Trunk or Treat

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2019 2:00pm 10/27/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Arbor Firehouse Halloween Trunk or Treat

Halloween-Themed Activities - Fun for the whole family!

Admission: $5 per Child

Explore Fire Trucks & the Junior Firefighter Obstacle Course

10 Tickets for $5 for games and activities provided by the Piscataway Girl Scouts

Decorate a pumpkin with the Piscataway Girl Scouts for only $5 per pumpkin!

Best Decorated Trunk Contest

Donation of 2 non-perishable food items for FISH ...

1780 West 7th St. Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sat, October 26, 6:00 PM

Piscataway High School Anthony Gym, Piscataway

Piscataway HS PTSO All-Stars VS. NFL Pros ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2019 6:00pm 10/26/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Piscataway HS PTSO All-Stars VS. NFL Pros Basketball Fundraiser

The Piscataway High School PTSO invites area families to its first ever NFL Basketball Game fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 26.

To purchase tickets or to make a donation, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/piscataway-ptso-all-stars-vs-nfl-pros-tickets-59893776899?aff=ebdssbeac

The PWay All-Stars, a team made up of Piscataway High School students, teachers and staff will take on the NFL Pros in ...

100 Behmer Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sat, October 26, 7:45 PM

Sri Radha Gopinath Mandir, Edison

Deepotsava Kartik Maas

Arts & Entertainment Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2019 7:45pm 11/25/2019 3:45pm America/New_York Deepotsava Kartik Maas

Please come everyone in this Festival of lights, love, devotion and service

7 Kilmer CT Edison 08817 Edison, NJ 08817
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Sun, October 27, 1:00 PM

East Jersey Old Town Village, Piscataway

A Historical Halloween Celebration

Arts & Entertainment Horses

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2019 1:00pm 10/27/2019 9:00pm America/New_York A Historical Halloween Celebration

Sunday, October 27, 2019 // 1-9pm

Free Admission, Parking & Shuttle // Rain or Shine

East Jersey Old Town Village

1050 River Road, Piscataway, NJ

1 - 5pm // Horse & Wagon Rides

4 - 9pm // Children’s Crafts

5pm & 7pm // Magic Lantern Theatre

6pm & 8pm // War of the Worlds by Raconteur Radio

The Cornelius Low House

1225 River Road, ...

1050 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sun, October 27, 3:00 PM

Bridgewater-Raritan High School, Bridgewater

Raritan Valley Symphonic Band opens its 37th ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2019 3:00pm 10/27/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Raritan Valley Symphonic Band opens its 37th season!

On Sunday, October 27th, the Raritan Valley Symphonic Band will open its 2019/20 season with its concert, “Days of Old”. The concert will take place at Bridgewater-Raritan High School (600 Garretson Road in Bridgewater) at 3 PM. Admission to the concert is free.

Travel back in time to the days when chariots raced, Vikings sailed and Nostradamus was predicting the future. Under ...

600 Garretson Road Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Sun, October 27, 7:45 PM

Sri Radha Gopinath Mandir, Edison

Deepotsava Kartik Maas

Arts & Entertainment Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2019 7:45pm 11/26/2019 3:45pm America/New_York Deepotsava Kartik Maas

Please come everyone in this Festival of lights, love, devotion and service

7 Kilmer CT Edison 08817 Edison, NJ 08817
Christ United Methodist Church Annual Fall Bazaar & Craft Show

Sat, November 2, 10:00 AM

Christ United Methodist Church, Piscataway

Christ United Methodist Church Annual Fall Bazaar ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/02/2019 10:00am 11/02/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Christ United Methodist Church Annual Fall Bazaar & Craft Show

Christ United Methodist Church Annual Fall Bazaar & Craft Show

There are a variety of craft items on display along with attic treasures, used clothing, toys and linens rooms. Baked items and lunch are available for purchase.

Vendors can reserve a 30" x 72" table for $25 to sell their crafts. 30" x 72" spaces are available for $20.

Call 732-752-4212 or ...

485 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sat, November 2, 10:00 AM

United Presbyterian Church, Plainfield

United Presbyterian Church presents a Holiday ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/02/2019 10:00am 11/02/2019 3:00pm America/New_York United Presbyterian Church presents a Holiday Bazaar

This event has something for everyone with a wide variety of merchandise: new and used items available at "prices to sell”!

Silent Auction at 2 pm — Raffle throughout the day

Baked goods, food, beverages and treats are available for sale.

Plenty of parking.

Health Information & Brief Exercise Sessions

Vendors wishing to purchase a space or those wanting more ...

525 East Front Street Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Sat, November 2, 7:45 PM

Sri Radha Gopinath Mandir, Edison

Deepotsava Kartik Maas

Arts & Entertainment Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 11/02/2019 7:45pm 12/02/2019 3:45pm America/New_York Deepotsava Kartik Maas

Please come everyone in this Festival of lights, love, devotion and service

7 Kilmer CT Edison 08817 Edison, NJ 08817
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Sun, November 3, 7:45 PM

Sri Radha Gopinath Mandir, Edison

Deepotsava Kartik Maas

Arts & Entertainment Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 11/03/2019 7:45pm 12/03/2019 3:45pm America/New_York Deepotsava Kartik Maas

Please come everyone in this Festival of lights, love, devotion and service

7 Kilmer CT Edison 08817 Edison, NJ 08817
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Wed, November 6, 7:00 PM

Kennedy Library, Piscataway

Persuade, Don’t Preach

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 11/06/2019 7:00pm 11/06/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Persuade, Don’t Preach

In our polarized society, we don’t know how to talk to each other anymore, which pulls us further apart.

Drawing on the latest social research, Ethical Strategist Karen Tibbals presents an interactive workshop that gives people tools to understand each other more fully.

Please join us to start a conversation and hopefully bridge the gap. Registration encouraged:Click here to ...

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sat, November 9, 6:00 PM

Somerset

Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department Tricky Tray

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Police & Fire

Add to My Calendar 11/09/2019 6:00pm 11/09/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Middlebush Volunteer Fire Department Tricky Tray

Tricky Tray Fundraiser

Doors Open at 6PM

Drawing Begins at 7:45 PM

Admission ticket includes~ one sheet of Tier 1

Buy your tickets online @

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mvfd-tricky-tray-tickets-60200233519

Or

Print order form and mail in

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PZLxdfoVdBoo7G4F84vwY8njTOEyEOr2/view?usp=sharing*****

Many raffles -- 50/50, Designer bag of ...

21 Olcott Street Somerset, NJ 08873
Free Fall Concert Presented by NJIO Sunday, November 10th in Plainfield

Sun, November 10, 3:00 PM

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, Plainfield

Free Fall Concert Presented by NJIO Sunday, ...

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 11/10/2019 3:00pm 11/10/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Free Fall Concert Presented by NJIO Sunday, November 10th in Plainfield

The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra will take inspiration and return it to the audience with its first concert of the new season on Sunday, November 10th at the Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church. The performance will begin at 3:00 pm, and will feature performances from all three of NJIO’s orchestral ensembles, as well as its Flute Choir. Admission is free; donations are gratefully ...

716 Watchung Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Tue, November 12, 3:30 PM

Westergard Library, Piscataway

Bridge Building Competition

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 11/12/2019 3:30pm 11/12/2019 4:30pm America/New_York Bridge Building Competition

Drop by the teen space and design a bridge! This program mixes artistic creativity and engineering.

For teens grades 6 - 12.

No registration required.

20 Murray Ave. Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Wed, November 13, 7:00 PM

South Plainfield

"Welcoming the Stranger" with Kevin Tuerff from ...

Arts & Entertainment Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 11/13/2019 7:00pm 11/13/2019 8:30pm America/New_York "Welcoming the Stranger" with Kevin Tuerff from the Broadway play Come From Away

Join us as Kevin Tuerff--the real-life "Kevin T"-- from the hit Broadway play COME FROM AWAY speaks on "Welcoming the Stranger". After the attacks of 9/11, Kevin was stranded in Newfoundland, Canada, and he will share through a multimedia presentation how these events changed his life. Kevin will also be selling his book Channel of Peace. A brief social/reception will ...

Church of the Sacred Heart, 149 South Plainfield Avenue South Plainfield, NJ 07080
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Thu, November 14, 7:00 PM

Kennedy Library, Piscataway

Trivia Night

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/14/2019 7:00pm 11/14/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Trivia Night

Join us for our general knowledge trivia night!

Registration encouraged - please register here.

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Thu, November 14, 7:00 PM

Piscataway High School PAC, Piscataway

The PHS Drama Club Presents The Laramie Project

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/14/2019 7:00pm 11/14/2019 8:30pm America/New_York The PHS Drama Club Presents The Laramie Project

The PHS Drama Club will present The Laramie Project on Thursday, November 14, Friday, November 15, and Saturday, November 16 at 7pm. The Laramie Project is a deeply moving theatrical experience based on the aftermath of the brutal beating and death of Matthew Shepard. Because the subject matter and language is of a sensitive nature, viewers should be advised. Tickets are available on ...

100 Behmer Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Fri, November 15, 7:00 PM

Piscataway High School PAC, Piscataway

The PHS Drama Club Presents The Laramie Project

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 11/15/2019 7:00pm 11/15/2019 8:30pm America/New_York The PHS Drama Club Presents The Laramie Project

The PHS Drama Club will present The Laramie Project on Thursday, November 14, Friday, November 15, and Saturday, November 16 at 7pm. The Laramie Project is a deeply moving theatrical experience based on the aftermath of the brutal beating and death of Matthew Shepard. Because the subject matter and language is of a sensitive nature, viewers should be advised. Tickets are available on ...

100 Behmer Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sat, November 16, 7:00 PM

New Market Fire Department, Piscataway

5th Annual Comedy Night!

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Police & Fire

Add to My Calendar 11/16/2019 7:00pm 11/16/2019 10:00pm America/New_York 5th Annual Comedy Night!

Back for its 5th year!!

Come on out to Piscataway, New Jersey to enjoy a great night of comedy to support your local firefighters – a great idea for a night out! Headlining this show is Mike Morse (MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, E! Entertainment Network), featuring Bill Chiang (New York Comedy Club, Comcast On-Demand) along with host Gina DiMaggio (opener for Judy Gold and Janeane ...

801 South Washington Ave. Piscataway, NJ 08854

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Triangle Home Fashions/Lush Decor Makes a Home in East Brunswick

December 5, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - There is a world of creative textiles, color, and texture right of Tices Lane in East Brunswick, as a new business has found a home in East Brunswick.  EB's newest business began its residence in town with a donation of $3,000 to the township's police and fire departments, and an official ribbon-cutting with Mayor Brad Cohen, members of the East Brunswick Chamber ...

New Brunswick Shooting Suspect Facing Additional Charges

FRANKLIN (Somerset County), NJ - A New Brunswick man who was facing charges related to the shooting death of a Franklin man in a park is facing additional charges, according to a press release from Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson and Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor.

Police say Najee K. Croom aka “Na Murder”, 27, of New Brunswick shot David D. Anderson, ...

Postal Boxes Vandalized and Emptied in South Brunswick

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Breaking into a mailbox at a home or business or breaking into an official United States Postal Service "letter box" is no joke or mere act of vandalism.  It is a federal crime.  Nonetheless, two postal boxes were pried open yesterday morning in the township.

On Sunday, December 1, 2019, at 6:39 am Officer Kent English responded to the Dayton ...

Crafts, Jazz, new software and more at Piscataway Public Library

Check out these upcoming events at the Piscataway Public Library.  For a full schedule of events, go to piscatawaylibrary.org/events.  

Intro to Inkscape 
Join us in the MiY Makerspace at Kennedy Library (500 Hoes Lane) on Thursday, December 5, at 6:30pm to learn how to create vector graphics using the free software Inkscape. The class will cover the basics of creating ...

Make Our Decadent Homemade Hot Chocolate

December 5, 2019

It takes just three ingredients and a few minutes to whip together this rich, creamy milk chocolate treat, perfect for a winter day.

Tip: A serrated knife will make quick work of chopping up a milk chocolate bar. We recommend using high-quality chocolate for a smooth, creamy drink. Milk chocolate chips won’t melt as easily as wafers or bars, but they’ll do in a ...

With Schiano in the Fold, Rutgers' Hobbs Finally Gets Pat on the Back

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - As Pat Hobbs moved into position to speak to reporters on Wednesday, someone patted him on the back as he walked past.

It must have felt good for the Rutgers athletic director who was the object of venom and vitriol during the school's protracted negotiations with Greg Schiano.

Some fans called for his head and some former players called for his job when it appeared ...

Obituaries

South Plainfield - Anna Serido, 104, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 11, 2019 at her ...
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Piscataway – Julia Rose Ungermah, 31, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 18, ...
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Thanksgiving: A Day to Be Thankful for What We Have in New Jersey 

In the 1620s, Pilgrims arrived in the New World seeking sanctuary from the religious persecution they experienced in England. The small number of Pilgrims established s colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest, which the Pilgrims celebrated with Native Americans, who helped them pass the last winter by giving them ...

New Jersey Children Would Once Again Learn Cursive Under Legislation Introduced by Assemblywoman Angela McKnight

December 4, 2019

TRENTON, NJ — Citing research that suggests that learning to read and write in it benefits the development of cognitive, motor and literacy skills, and may help students with learning disabilities like dyslexia read and write with greater ease, Assemblywoman Angela McKnight (D-Jersey City/Bayonne) has introduced legislation that would require elementary schools in New Jersey to teach ...

Police Find Cocaine, Cash, Loaded Firearm Upon Arrest of Plainfield Man

A Plainfield Police Division investigation, with assistance from the Prosecutor’s Office’s newly formed Opioid Task Force, yielded the arrest of a Plainfield man and the recovery of a significant quantity of cocaine and a loaded firearm, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo announced Wednesday.

Juan Carlos Franco, 39, was charged with first-degree possession of a ...

Sex Abuse Claims From ’50s Surface in Suit Centered on Westfield Father John Flanagan

WESTFIELD, NJ — A priest abuse lawsuit filed Sunday claims a late religious leader who served in Westfield for 17 years abused multiple children and the church covered it up.

The Archdiocese of Newark and Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church are named in the state court lawsuit claiming that the Rev. John Flanagan abused a boy at the church over the course of 10 years in the ...

New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Johnson Statement on Trump Administration’s ‘Simply Wrong’ New SNAP Rule

December 4, 2019

(TRENTON) – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson released the following statement today on the Trump Administration’s new SNAP rule:

“We are deeply disappointed to see the Trump Administration finalize a rule that will, when fully implemented, threaten food assistance benefits for as many as 12,000 New Jerseyans. 

“New Jersey has been able ...

You at the Zoo

Become a Volunteer Docent at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo

Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, in West Orange, NJ, is once again looking for energetic and enthusiastic people to join its Docent Program!  Become a Zoo docent and enjoy the rewarding experiences that you’ll encounter every day.

Docents are volunteer educators who are among the most visible members of our Zoo community.

Here’s how to avoid the hooks of phishing scams this holiday season

December 3, 2019

Knowledge and awareness. Those two things can protect you and your family members from getting caught up in a phishing scam this season and year-round..

A phishing scam is often an unsolicited email or a website that looks like a legitimate site designed to trick users. The scams convince people into providing personal and financial information.  Scam emails can arrive to personal ...

Devil Inside

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil for you are with me; your help line and your IT staff, they comfort me.
- Psalm 23:4. Internet Edition v2.0

After years of being beaten down by mysterious and ill-timed failures of technology, I am beginning to suspect that I am the victim of unexplained dark forces originating from the valley of the shadow of death.

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Elizabeth Clee of TAPinto Clark

The featured TAPinto franchisee for December 2019 is Elizabeth Clee of TAPinto Clark.  Elizabeth, a former Human Resources corporate warrior, has used her corporate background and business experience to create her own successful, profitable business while giving back to the community at the same time. 

Q. Why did you want to franchise your  TAPinto site? What caused ...