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Sat, January 25, 9:00 AM

Public Works Department’s Garage, Piscataway

Pet Food Drive

Food & Drink Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 01/25/2020 9:00am 01/25/2020 12:00pm America/New_York Pet Food Drive

Bringing your dogs & cats to the Township’s free rabies clinic on Saturday, January 25th? Girl Scouts Troop 81105 will be collecting non-perishable pet food for needy families with dogs and cats.

Dog & cat owners should come to the Public Works Department’s garage at 505 Sidney Road between 9 a.m.-Noon. All animals must be leashed or in carriers. The Township Clerk’s ...

505 Sidney Road Piscataway, NJ 08854

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New Brunswick Mayor Touts Proposed Cancer Center

February 20, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK - After an estimated 200 protesters protested at Tuesday's Rutgers Board of Governors meeting about plans to construct a $750 million Cancer Pavilion on the site of a city public school, Mayor James Cahill has released the first video in a series designed to end rumors and put the grand plan into perspective.

The proposed development on Somerset ...

Two Babies Found Dead at New Brunswick Recycling Facility

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -Two babies were found dead at a recycling facility on Industrial Drive Wednesday morning, police say.

New Brunswick Police responded to 12 Industrial Drive at 9:20 a.m. and recovered a deceased newborn, according to a press release from Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Director Anthony Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department.

The ...

Tree Recovery Campaign Provides Free Tree Seedlings in East Brunswick

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Free tree seedlings will be available in East Brunswick in the month of April as part of the New Jersey Forest Service’s New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign.

Beginning at 9 am on Saturday, April 4, citizens will be able to pick up tree seedlings at the East Brunswick Recycling Center.  Seedlings, available on a first come, first served basis, come with ...

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, ...

NBC Journalist Lester Holt Picked for Rutgers Commencement

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers Board of Governors today voted to award an honorary degree to award-winning journalist Lester Holt when he addresses graduates at the 254th-anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences on May 17.

With a journalism career that spans four decades, Holt was named NBC Nightly News anchor in June 2015 after ...

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 ...

Illegal Puppy Mill in Scotch Plains Dismantled; 132 Animals Rescued, Available for Adoption

February 19, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Investigators earlier this week dismantled a Scotch Plains puppy mill being illegally run out of a private home, resulting in more than 130 animals being rescued and transferred to more than a dozen local shelters, authorities said Wednesday.

Ten fourth-degree criminal charges and four disorderly persons offenses have been filed against Dominick Ciabattari, 60, ...

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

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 ...

YPCC Announces Discounted Membership Rates for Piscataway Residents

February 19, 2020

The YMCA of MEWSA is pleased to publish the discounted membership rates for Piscataway residents for the YMCA at The Piscataway Community Center (YPCC). Opening day is scheduled for Saturday, May 16th.

In addition, if you want to “try before you buy,” Piscataway residents can enjoy the YPCC for free every Wednesday and Sunday from May 17th through June 28th.

Membership rates ...

YMCA at The Piscataway Community Center Opening Soon, Now Hiring

Looking for work? We want Piscataway residents to work at the YMCA at The Piscataway Community Center (YPCC).

The YMCA of MEWSA will soon be taking applications to fill many part-time and full-time jobs. By this Friday, the following positions are expected to be posted on YMCAofMEWSA.org/Employment:

* Lifeguards
* Swim Instructors
* Camp Counselors
* Member Services
* Arts and ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, February 25, 7:00 AM

Participating IHOP Locations in New Jersey, Piscataway

IHOP® Restaurants National Pancake Day

Food & Drink Giving Back

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Tue, February 25, 5:30 PM

St. Francis Church, Dunellen

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Food & Drink

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Wed, February 26, 6:00 AM

NJT Dunellen Train Station, Dunellen

Ash Wednesday - Ashes to Go!

Religions And Spirituality

Wed, February 26, 5:30 PM

Palace of Asia , Kingston

STAND CNJ Happy Hour

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Filing taxes 101: Common errors taxpayers should avoid

February 17, 2020

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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 ...