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Book Discussion

Wed, March 20, 10:00 AM

Westergard Library - Teen Room, Piscataway

Book Discussion

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/20/2019 10:00am 03/20/2019 11:00am America/New_York Book Discussion

Join us for a discussion of Erik Larson’s bestselling non-fiction historical thriller detailing actual events surrounding the construction of the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair and of serial murderer Dr. H.H. Holmes:

The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America.


20 Murray Ave Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Wed, March 20, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/20/2019 12:00pm 03/21/2019 4:00am America/New_York Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Thu, March 21, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/21/2019 12:00pm 03/22/2019 4:00am America/New_York Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Fri, March 22, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/22/2019 12:00pm 03/23/2019 4:00am America/New_York Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Fri, March 22, 6:15 PM

Our Lady of Fatima - Cafeteria, Piscataway

Designer Bag Bingo

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Add to My Calendar 03/22/2019 6:15pm 03/22/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Designer Bag Bingo

The Piscataway Education Foundation will hold Designer Bag Bingo on Friday, March 22, 2019 at Our Lady of Fatima. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Bingo begins at 7:15 p.m.

In addition to 12 games of Bingo with 12 beautiful designer bag prizes, attendees will be able to win Tricky Tray prizes ranging in value up to $500, a lotto apron, 50/50 and more!

Buy tickets in advance at Community Pass!

499 New Market Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
Purim Carnival

Sun, March 24, 9:30 AM

Rutgers Prep School - Baldwin Hall, Somerset

Purim Carnival

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/24/2019 9:30am 03/24/2019 12:30pm America/New_York Purim Carnival

HEAR YE, HEAR YE!

Your presence is requested at Baldwin Hall where your senses will be treated to a show (performed by our students) followed by games and prizes and of course delicious food.

Purim is a fun, Jewish holiday. Feel free to invite your friends, neighbors and anyone else who would like to learn what Purim is about and have some fun. Most of the activities are geared for ...

1345 Easton Ave Somerset, NJ 08873
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Sun, March 24, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/24/2019 12:00pm 03/25/2019 4:00am America/New_York Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854

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Freeholder Seeks to Support Victims of Terrorism in Sri Lanka

April 22, 2019

Dear Residents of Middlesex County,

I am so saddened by the events in Sri Lanka.

I know our Sri Lankan neighbors here in the US must be frantic with grief and worry as they watch events unfold from so far away.

My thoughts are with you all but I am (as are many others) also ready to help in concrete ways if possible. If members of the NJ Sri Lankan know of how people here may be of ...

County Sponsors Birthday Parties for Residents Age 90 and Over

April 22, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - – It’s time to celebrate our seniors! As part of National Older Americans Month, the Middlesex County Office of Aging and Disabled Services is proud to announce the dates for their annual “Birthday Bashes” for senior citizens age 90 and over.

Four lunchtime parties will be held this year. Residents are asked to attend events based on their ...

Police Search For Driver In Hit And Run Death

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — Police are looking for the driver who struck ad killed a a 22-year-man on Livingston Avenue near Baldwin Street on Saturday morning, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor's office.

The fatal hit and run took place at about 12:40 a.m. Saturday.

The pedestrian has been identified as Anthony Cruz-Medina of New Brunswick.

New Brunswick police say ...

Edison High School Mourns Death of Student

Edison, NJ -   A high school student at Edison High School has died by suicide.  Parents were advised of the death in a letter  from Principal Charles K. Ross, dated April 18.

The name of the student has not been released.

According to Mr. Ross, members of the school’s Crisis Response Team will meet with students individually and in groups both today and on Monday, ...

Obituaries

Piscataway – Patricia Ann Horvath, 79, passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at St.
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Stephen G. Giordiano, 89, died Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at St. Peter’s University Hospital ...
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"Game of Thrones" Deaths Foreshadowed: Who's in Trouble for Season 8

Hours prior to the Season 8 premiere of "Game of Thrones," I decided to create a “GoT Death Pool” with my friends and family, complete with a list of characters and our individual predictions for whether each of these characters would be alive, dead or a wight by the end of the series.

Shortly after that, many of those friends and family members asked me to ...

Six More Weeks of Winter for “Game of Thrones” Fans

 

Spring has officially sprung, but winter is far from over for the record-breaking 17.4 million viewers smart enough to tune into HBO on time for the epic final season of “Game of Thrones.” And after 595 days of waiting, the premiere of Season 8 thankfully did not disappoint. For those of you still behind, consider this your spoiler warning.

Bran greets an old ...

TAPinto Reaffirms Strong Commitment to Objectivity and Transparency

April 22, 2019

TAPinto first launched as a single news site aimed to provide high quality, independent and objective local news coverage to New Providence, NJ.  In a short time, thanks to our readers, staff, and the strong desire for impactful local news, we have grown well beyond our initial goals and are now part of a community of over 8 million readers covering more than 100 local communities.  ...

Staff Training At New Future Foundations Academy

 In preparation for the move to their new home on April 29th, Future Foundations Academy (FFA) staff were trained on the Teq Corporation’s SMART Learning Suite, a “cloud based workspace” that will be in each classroom.

Located on the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey’s (ESCNJ) Piscataway Campus, the new 55,000 square foot FFA facility is for students ...

Piscataway Public Library Closed on Thursday and Friday

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Need a book or movie for the holiday weekend?  Take note that the Piscataway Public Library will be closed on the following days:


Thursday, April 18 - Staff Development Day


Friday, April 19 - Good Friday


Sunday, April 21 - Easter Sunday

Both the Kennedy and Westergard branches will be open on Saturday, April 20 and the digital collection ...

Rutgers, Faculty Reach Tentative Agreement, Avert First Faculty Strike In School History

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers and the union representing nearly 5,000 of its faculty members reached a tentative agreement late Tuesday night, bringing to an end more than a year of bargaining and averting the first faculty strike in the university's 253-year history.

The Rutgers AAUP-AFT released a statement at about 9:15 p.m., stating the gains secured by its ranks - from ...

Mark the Calendar for "Girls' Night Out" in Somerville, May 16th

April 22, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Girls' Night Out in Downtown Somerville returns this year on May 16th from 5-9 p.m.with even more shopping, dining and entertainment. 

“This event has become a Somerville staple,” said Jane Kobuta, chairwoman of the Downtown Somerville Alliance. “It gives us a great sense of  pride to provide quality events and entertainment that get people ...

Ghost Hawk is the First Craft Brewery in Passaic County

April 21, 2019

This story first ran on TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Woodridge/Terterboro.

The line began forming over an hour before the official ribbon cutting and grand opening. And by the time the doors officially opened Saturday afternoon, more 100 beer lovers were on line, around the corner and down the sidewalk for Passaic County's first craft brewery.

Ghost Hawk Brewing Company ...

Etheridge Family Medical: Benefits of water for your skin

April 17, 2019

Drinking an adequate amount of water daily is important for overall good health because water aids in digestion, circulation, absorption and even excretion.

But what about drinking large amounts of water for proper skin health? The fact is that skin is an organ, and just like any other part of the body. your skin is made up of cells. And skin cells, like any other cell in the body, are made up ...

Playing With Fire

Recently a coordinated series of telescopes aimed at the heavens captured the first known image of a black hole. This is peculiar because a black hole by definition can’t be seen.

A black hole is kind of like Las Vegas. What happens there stays there.

The image shows a thick fiery ring which, depending on your imagination, looks to be either the entrance to Mordor or a Dunkin Donut.