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Middlesex One-Stop Career Center, New Brunswick

Job Recruitment Event - Substitute Teachers

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Add to My Calendar 08/27/2019 10:00am 08/27/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Job Recruitment Event - Substitute Teachers

Are you interested in substitute teaching? Our One-Stop Career Center in New Brunswick will be hosting job recruitment events to hire substitute teachers for EDUStaff, an educational staffing and Human Resource services firm.

Come learn more about the positions and Text WORKFORCE to 56512 for jobs, training and career development.

550 Jersey Ave. New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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Grow Your Business Through Video on TAPinto

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Would your business or organization benefit from putting a video message in front of TAPinto readers? 

TAPinto can now offer advertisers the opportunity to promote their products, services, or message online 24 hours a day, seven days a week, throughout the length of your contract.

The video will work on both desktop and mobile devices, and plays right from TAPinto ...

East Brunswick Singer-Songwriter in Semifinals to Open at the Hollywood Bowl!

September 14, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ/ and HOLLYWOOD, CA - East Brunswick born and raised singer-songwriter, Kathleen Elle, is a semi-finalist in the Opening Act Competition to be the opener of the We Can Survive Concert at the Hollywood Bowl October 19th. This concert is headlined by Taylor Swift, the Jonas Brothers, Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and others! Kathleen gained recognition in the past from Seventeen Magazine, ...

South Brunswick Schools and Rutgers University Host Suicide Awareness Walk

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Residents and their friends are invited to come and support the South Brunswick School District and the Rutgers school-based youth services program (BRIDGE) for the first annual Suicide Awareness Walk on Sunday, September 29, 2019 from 11-2pm at Woodlot Park, 124 New Road.

The event will feature a 1.5-mile walk, along with wellness activities, food trucks, and ...

MCRCC Breakfast Series: Education, Entrepreneurship and Innovation on Oct. 8

You won’t want to miss the first event of the Chamber’s Breakfast Series: “Education, Entrepreneurship and Innovation” on Tuesday, Oct. 8 at the Rutgers University Visitors Center, at 100 Sutphen Road in Piscataway.

Rutgers- New Brunswick Chancellor, Dr. Christopher J. Molloy will be the keynote speaker and the 7th Annual New Jersey Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards will ...

International Games Day at Piscataway Public Library

Celebrate International Games Day with the Piscataway Public Library at Kennedy Library, located at 500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, on Saturday, September 21 from 1 to 3pm.  Sign up to bring your favorite game at piscatawaylibrary.org/gamesday, or come and learn how to play games from other countries and cultures. This event is free and open to all ages.  

Please direct any questions ...

New Jersey Date Night: Autumn Apple Picking

September 14, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

When you date someone not from New Jersey they might ask why we’re known as the Garden State. Typically the answer can be found with one visit to a local farmer’s market, but if doubt persists all you have to do is take them to a New Jersey orchard. 

A beautiful fall afternoon becomes ...

Why Care About Politics in Piscataway NJ? Or, Middle American Blues

September 9, 2019

I’ve been to two town council meetings this summer that were so disheartening I had to explain—to myself—why I bothered going.  Typically, very few residents go to these meetings and it’s no mystery why.  Everything is decided beforehand between the seven Council members and the Mayor’s administration. There’s no debate, items on the agenda are rarely ...

Seton Hall University Begins Academic Year with First-Day Furry Friends

To the Editor:

Re: “Seton Hall University Begins Academic Year with First-Day Furry Friends

Animals enrich our lives, of that there is no doubt.  But animals should not be subjected to streams of groping hands and constant handling so students can be distracted from their studies and stress for a few minutes.

The bunnies, chicks, goats, sheep, cow and other animals used ...

Three Films on Tap Sunday as Part of New Jersey Film Festival

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Films about the untold story of the unlikely revival of vinyl records, a drummer's desperate efforts  to reunite with his former bandmates and the urban decay and revival of Trenton will be shown as part of Sunday's New Jersey Film Festival.

The festival is presented by the Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center and the Rutgers University Program In ...

Obituaries

Duncan McCaskill, Jr., 74, died Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at St. Peter’s University Hospital ...
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Piscataway - Robert W. Ryan 77, died on Sunday, August 4, 2019 in the Haven at JFK Medical Center ...
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Gun Safety Legislation

Each week former New Jersey State Assemblymen and former gubernatorial candidates John Wisniewski (Democrat) & Jack Ciattarelli (Republican) will tackle New Jersey's most pressing issues. This week:

Gun Safety Legislation

This week, Senator Bob Menendez called on upon Senate Majority leader Sen. Mitch McConnell to allow a vote on gun safety measures. At a ...

Shots Fired, Plainfield Man Identified in Maplewood Incident

September 15, 2019

MAPLEWOOD, NJ -  Chief Jim DeVaul issued a press release advising of an incident that occurred at the location of General Movers, at 228 Burnett Avenue, where it was reported about 7:14 p.m. that a disgruntled employee of that company discharged a firearm at his manager/Boss and left the scene.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male wearing a blue, General Movers shirt, ...

Bridgewater Police: Reported Explosion Just Normal Blasting at Quarry

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A reported explosion near Foothill Road was just normal blasting at Stavola Quarry at Chimney Rock Road, according to an alert from Bridgewater Township Police.

Police say that an explosion reported to the police and fire department was found to be from normal blasting operations at the quarry.

Students at the Bridgewater-Raritan Middle School are safe and resuming their ...

9/11 Victims from Somerset County Honored During Somerville Ceremony

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, led by Freeholder Director Brian D. Levine, held a ceremony marking the 18thanniversary of 9/11 at the county’s memorial clock tower, located on the corner of Main and Bridge streets. 

“I am saddened that we have to gather on this occasion, but I am heartened that we take it upon ourselves to remember and ...

70 Years Ago, Camden Man Became Nation's First Mass Murderer

His name, like the names of his victims, is nearly forgotten. 

But what Howard Unruh did 70 years ago today in Camden, N.J. foreshadowed the insanity of mass shootings we live with today.

Insanity is the operative word here. From lockdown drills in nursery schools to bullet resistant backpacks, random mass shootings have become part of the “uniquely American” cultural ...

A Day When the Sea Was More Hostile Than the Wind or Sun

The boy struggled with a cart filled with beach stuff as he dragged it down the boardwalk. It was fish-tailing behind him and I almost told him to push rather than pull, but decided to mind my own business. I was pushing a small load myself, my sleeping grandson in a stroller.

He was with a girl a few years younger, a woman who looked to be a grandmother, and several small children. His role ...

September is Animal Pain Awareness Month

September 13, 2019

UNION, NJ - As pet parents, it is our responsibility to know when they are in pain. And there is no better time to review the most common signs of pain and discomfort in cats and dogs than during Animal Pain Awareness Month.

If your pet begins to exhibit decreased activity, decreased appetite, a reluctance to jump up onto surfaces, difficulty standing after lying down, avoiding going up or ...

POW/MIA Recognition Day in Middlesex County on September 20

September 12, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Our country is founded on the men and women who have fought and sacrificed for the freedom that we hold so dear. Of the millions of men and women who have served in our military forces, both past and present, 82,000 remain missing from various conflicts. Every September, we as a nation remember and honor these men and women and pay tribute to their families and their ...

Don't Leave Home Without It

I need to replace my wallet.

More accurately, it is a billfold, a name which blandly describes what it does. After years of riding in a dark pocket compressed mercilessly by 200 plus pounds of backside and being opened and closed many times a day, the poor thing has gotten kind of shabby.

It is worn and faded, just waiting to be torn at its flimsy perforation into two foldless bills.

My ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Faith Ballantine-Armonaitis of TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro

The featured TAPinto franchisee for September 2019 is Faith Ballantine-Armonaitis of TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro.  The loss of the weekly newspapers in Hasbrouck Heights and Wood-Ridge motivated Faith, a communications professional and active community volunteer, to start TAPinto in her area.  

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