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Sat, April 7, 9:00 AM

Quibbletown Park, Piscataway

Piscataway Township Paper Shredding Event

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Add to My Calendar 04/07/2018 9:00am 04/07/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Piscataway Township Paper Shredding Event

Piscataway Township Clean Communities & Recycling Programs will sponsor several “Shred It and Forget It” free mobile community paper shredding events in 2018.

All shredding events will take place rain or shine from 9 a.m. to noon or until the truck is full at the following dates and times:

Quibbletown Park, 141 Academy Street

Saturday, April 7: 9 a.m. to 12 ...

141 Academy Street Piscataway, NJ 08854

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Edison High School Mourns Death of Student

April 19, 2019

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, ...

South Brunswick Police Charge 3 in Multi-Million-Dollar Dark Web Drug Operation

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick Police Chief Raymond Hayducka today announced charges against three suspects in a nationwide dark web narcotics operation based out of central New Jersey. An 18 month investigation initiated by the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office resulted in the execution of six search warrants and the arrest of three suspects in New Jersey. The search warrants ...

BREAKING NEWS: Police Seeking Missing East Brunswick Girl

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in locating a missing female. Stephanie Harkavy was last seen by her family Tuesday, April 16, 2019 just after midnight.  When her family awoke on the morning of the 16th, Ms. Harkavy was gone but her vehicle, purse and cellphone were still at her house.  Ms. Harkavy frequents Great Oak ...

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 ...

Staff Training At New Future Foundations Academy

April 17, 2019

 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 ...

D.A.R.E. Program at NuView Academy

 Despite Piscataway Township Police Department Detective Calvin Laughlin’s participation in over 150 S.W.A.T. (Special Weapons and Tactics) team raids, he has never shot anyone, he told Upper Elementary students at NuView Academy.

“Never shot anybody, and I hope I never have to,” said the 19-year veteran, who is teaching the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) ...

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 ...

Thousands of Kids in Newark Now Have Access to Free, Healthy Meals After School

April 20, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - Thousands of Newark students now have access to fresher, more balanced afterschool meals.

Prudential Financial gave a $140,000 grant to Newark Public Schools to purchase refrigerators and coolers at 38 after school programs sites serving more than 2,200 dinners daily-- over 400,000 meals per school year to K-12 students throughout the city.

The Boys and Girls Club of ...

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.