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Sat, January 18, 8:30 AM

Piscataway Senior Center, Piscataway

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Add to My Calendar 01/18/2020 8:30am 01/18/2020 10:30am America/New_York Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Breakfast 2020

The Piscataway Township Civil Rights Advisory Commission is holding its Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Breakfast on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. at the Piscataway Senior Center.

Speaking to give honor to this great civil rights leader will be Rev. Dr. Ronald L. Slaughter of St. James AME Church in Newark. The well-known orator and community activist is a pastor and ...

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Do you have a job opening you need to fill?  Are you looking to advertise a garage or estate sale?  TAPinto classifieds are an easy and affordable way to advertise your job openings, garage sales, sell used items and more. Placing your classified on TAPinto’s trusted local marketplace is easy and affordable.  Log in and click Submit Content and get started ...

Residents, Activists Urge Rutgers Not to Raze Lincoln Annex School

February 18, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Several residents and activists who addressed the Rutgers Board of Governors on Tuesday said that the proposed expansion of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey unfairly pits the interests of cancer patients against city students.

The speakers were part of the 75 or so people who crammed into Winants Hall to voice their opposition to a plan to build a $750 ...

Nine Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week (February 17)

There’s another exciting week ahead of you in the Hub City! From Hindu Awareness Week events to a tribute paint and sip for Kobe Bryant, New Brunswick has something to offer for everyone. 

 

Monday, Feb. 17

Hindu Awareness Week - Kirtan Night at 8 p.m.

Where: Rutgers University 

Rutgers Hindu YUVA is hosting its first-ever Hindu Awareness Week from Feb. 17 to ...

Scout from East Brunswick's Troop 223 Wins Regional Award for Eagle Scout Service Project

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jacob Iacullo, 15 year old resident of East Brunswick, has been selected for the 2019 Monmouth Council Eagle Service Project of the Year Award.

This award recognizes select Eagle Scout candidates for Eagle Scout service projects that are original and have a long-lasting impact on the community.

The National Eagle Scout Association established the Glenn A.

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 ...

New Stuffed Burger Restaurant in Springfield Promises ‘Super’ Experience

February 17, 2020

This article first appeared in TAPinto Springfield.

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — On Presidents Day, Feb. 17, Super Stuffed Burgers celebrates its grand opening in Springfield. We got a sneak peak Friday afternoon when co-owners Rob Grunauer and Rey Perez spoke about their new venture.

“I am a comic book enthusiast/collector,” Grunauer said. “So the love of comics, ...

Rutgers to Host Last Witness to Emmett Till Abduction

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - New Brunswick’s Department of American Studies on Thursday will host the Rev. Wheeler Parker Jr., the last living witness to the abduction of Emmett Till, for a discussion on love, forgiveness and reconciliation.

The program, focusing on the legacy of Till's murder in 1955 - which became one of the defining moments of the U.S. civil rights movement - will be held ...

Obituaries

Piscataway – James T. “Jimmy” Edwards, 49, passed away Monday, February 10, 2020 ...
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Manuel Garrido, 79, passed away on Monday, February 3, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University ...
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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 ...

NJ Town Looks to Hatch New Law to Allow for Hen Raising

February 18, 2020

WESTFIELD, NJ — Residents here may soon be permitted to raise backyard hens, but they shouldn’t scramble to build coops just yet.

While raising chickens has become an increasingly popular hobby for consumers seeking organic eggs, the existing regulations in Westfield prohibit keeping live chickens. It is a local law that town officials are taking a second look ...

Rep. Sherrill’s Office Delivers More than 4,000 Valentines for Veterans

Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced that for Valentine’s Day, her office delivered more than 4,000 valentines for veterans written by residents from the 11th District of New Jersey.

“My team and I are blown away by the fantastic response to our first Valentines for Veterans program,” said Representative Sherrill. “I’d especially ...

Raritan Township Man Earns France's Medal of Honor

FLEMINGTON, NJ - On Feb. 11, John Paller, a Hunterdon County World War II veteran, took his place in history as he received France’s most prestigious award, the French Legion Medal of Honor.

In front of a large group of well-wishers including family, friends, military veterans and elected officials, the Consul General of France, Anne-Claire Legendre, presented the insignia of the ...

$1,000 Music Scholarship

February 18, 2020

Are you a high school senior woman who has applied for a college music program? Hickory Tree Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, is pleased to offer the $1,000.00 Diane Cecala Memorial Scholarship to a musically talented high school senior woman interested in pursuing a career in vocal music.  Rehearsing in Stirling, New Jersey, we are dedicated to teaching, singing, and ...

TAPinto Honored with Three NJ News Commons Excellence in Local News Awards

The Center for Cooperative Media honored TAPinto with three NJ News Commons Excellence in Local News Awards.  Each year, the Center for Cooperative Media recognizes local news outlets for innovation, collaboration, investigative reporting, campus reporting, sustainability, and engagement. 

TAPinto Paterson won the Engage Local Award that recognizes a news organization or journalist ...

Filing taxes 101: Common errors taxpayers should avoid

February 17, 2020

Filing a tax return electronically reduces errors because the tax software does the math, flags common errors and prompts taxpayers for missing information.

Using a reputable tax preparer – including certified public accountants, enrolled agents or other knowledgeable tax professionals – can also help avoid errors. Mistakes can result in a processing delay, which can mean ...

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 ...

There is No Secret to Good Parenting

There are no secrets to being a ‘good’ parent. There are no truly “new” ideas out there. It’s all about a few basic principles: respect, responsibility, truth, flexibility, resilience, courage. Show it in words and actions so your kids know exactly how it looks and sounds. Those are the building blocks. Do them with greater and greater frequency and watch things ...