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Sat, April 7, 9:00 AM

Quibbletown Park, Piscataway

Piscataway Township Paper Shredding Event

Government Green

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
Harmonious Gardening Seminar Tues. Apr. 10th at 7:00 PM

Tue, April 10, 7:00 PM

Plainfield Public Library (Lower Meeting Room), Plainfield

Harmonious Gardening Seminar Tues. Apr. 10th at ...

Education Green Health & Wellness Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 04/10/2018 7:00pm 04/10/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Harmonious Gardening Seminar Tues. Apr. 10th at 7:00 PM

Spring is here! The Animal Initiative Committee is hosting a Harmonious Gardening Seminar on Tuesday April 10th at 7:00 PM in the Lower Meeting Room of the Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Avenue, Plainfield, New Jersey 07060. The seminar will feature a presentation by Bruce Crawford, Director of the Rutgers Gardens. “A healthy environment is a biodiverse one. As we plan and plant our ...

800 Park Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
Middlesex County Veteran Stand Down 2018

Thu, April 19, 10:00 AM

Middlesex Vocational and Technical School, Piscataway

Middlesex County Veteran Stand Down 2018

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/19/2018 10:00am 04/19/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Middlesex County Veteran Stand Down 2018

THE MIDDLESEX COUNTY STAND DOWN

APRIL 19, 2018 10:00 AM –2:00 PM
Middlesex Vocational and Technical School

21 Sutton Ln., Piscataway, NJ

21 Sutton Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Fri, April 20, 6:00 PM

Piscataway High School Football Field, Piscataway

Celebration of Euna

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/20/2018 6:00pm 04/20/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Celebration of Euna

Inspiration
In memory of Euna Shin, Piscataway High School alumni and Rutgers Honors College student, the Shin family is hosting a community celebration in lieu of a funeral. In light of her passing, we have received an overwhelming amount of outreach and support from many students, parents, teachers, and community members that she has impacted.

Euna was a multi-talented, driven individual ...

100 Behmer Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sat, April 21, 9:00 AM

Piscataway

Piscataway Community Clean-Up Day

Giving Back Government Green

Add to My Calendar 04/21/2018 9:00am 04/21/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Piscataway Community Clean-Up Day

All residents, businesses and groups are welcome to join the community as hundreds of people help clean up the parks, schools and streets of litter and recyclables in Piscataway.

Piscataway, NJ 08854
Better Together

Wed, April 25, 5:00 PM

Piscataway

Better Together

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/25/2018 5:00pm 04/25/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Better Together

At the Piscataway Public Library and the Piscataway Public Library Foundation we are constantly striving to make Piscataway a better place to live, work, and play and we believe we can accomplish so much more when we work together.

You are invited to join us for our inaugural Better Together event on Wednesday, April 25th from 5pm to 8:30pm. This event will focus on networking and on ...

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sat, April 28, 11:00 AM

New Market Firehouse, Piscataway

Sickle Cell Fundraiser and Bike Blessing

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2018 11:00am 04/28/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Sickle Cell Fundraiser and Bike Blessing

4th Annual Sickle Cell Fundraiser and Bike Blessing Benefiting the Keanu Emmanuel Davis Fund for Sickle Cell Research in connection with the Rutgers Foundation and RWJUH.http://www.facebook.com/RRFCMotorcycleMinistry

801 South Washington Ave Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sun, April 29, 9:00 AM

Piscataway High School, Piscataway

PWay 5K Run/Walk 2018

Education Sports

Add to My Calendar 04/29/2018 9:00am 04/29/2018 1:00pm America/New_York PWay 5K Run/Walk 2018

Proceeds from the 2018 PWay 5K support Project Graduation, an inclusive, alcohol-free night of fun and
celebration for the entire Piscataway High School graduating class.

Register Early and Save! Race Day Registration opens at 7:00 a.m.

Adults:

Feb-3-Mar 6: $25

After March 6: $30

Students:

After Feb. 3: $10

Kids Under 10 Fun Run: $10

Early registrants guaranteed a free ...

100 Behmer Road Piscataway, NJ 08854

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BREAKING NEWS: Crystal Springs Has Alternate Schedule for the Next Three Days

July 19, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Township of East Brunswick advises residents to please read the following information carefully regarding the operation of Crystal Springs Family Waterpark for Friday, July 19 through Sunday, July 21.

As you may have seen – Central NJ is expecting excessively hot temperatures the next several days with real feel temperatures of upwards of 111 degrees. This makes ...

John Foscolo Named Assistant Principal of South Plainfield High School 

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – John Foscolo, a native of South Plainfield and former teacher and coach for the district, will return to the borough this fall as an assistant principal at South Plainfield High School. (SPHS). 

The South Plainfield Board of Education (SPBOE), at a scheduled Committee of the Whole meeting July 17, approved Foscolo’s appointment; he will fill the ...

South Plainfield's Christmas in July Postponed until Saturday, July 27th

The South Plainfield Business Association is postponing  the Christmas in July event scheduled for Saturday, July 20 in the downtown area (South Plainfield Avenue) due the extreme heat forecast. It will be held next Saturday, July 27.

Temporary closure of Westergard due to excessive heat warning; Keep Cool at Kennedy Library

Due to the excessive heat warning, Westergard Library will be closed from Friday, July 19 through Wednesday, July 24, while air conditioning repairs are made.  We anticipate Westergard will reopen on Thursday, July 25.

Books and other aterials may be returned to the Westergard book drops or at Kennedy.  Please call 732-463-1633 with any questions.

During this closure, please ...

Allergy Friendly Chocolate Pudding Fruit Tart

July 17, 2019

Cheryl Marks Young is a New Jersey food allergy awareness advocate and the creator and chief curator for The Allergy Ninja. Read her essay, “11 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Families with Severe Food Allergies,” here.

Need a fun summer dessert that someone with food allergies can enjoy? Use their favorite fruit and cookies to make this tart. The easy homemade pudding is ...

A Warrior's Fight

July 9, 2019

Dear Friends,

Only a few short weeks ago we celebrated the wedding of Nicole and Jared, it was a sunny happy day for the bride and groom and all who attended. Soon after Nicole became the recipient for her lung transplant another much anticipated and happy occasion. The surgery met physician expectations and recovery is moving along slowly… We watch daily Nicole‘s fight to fully ...

Coach Stringer Set to Return to Rutgers For Her 25th Season

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - C. Vivian Stringer will be back for her 25th season as coach of the Rutgers women's basketball team.

A school spokesperson confirmed Friday morning that the 71-year-old coach who has amassed 1,091 victories and widespread respect over a 48-season career has resumed her duties as coach.

Stringer took a leave of absence with about three weeks left in this past season ...

Obituaries

- May 12, 2019
Gale grew up in Rahway, New Jersey and developed a love of theatre while in high school. Her ...
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Piscataway – Cesar L. Reyes, 91, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019 at St. Barnabas Medical ...
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PETA Offering Reward up to $5K for Help Nabbing Raccoon Killer in New Jersey

July 18, 2019

PLAINFIELD, NJ — PETA, or People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, issued a press release on Thursday stating that the organization is offering a reward up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction for those responsible for setting a raccoon on fire earlier this month at 429 John Street in Plainfield.

Authorities responding to a call about a fire on the morning ...

Murphy Stops in New Brunswick to Trumpet Historic Economic News

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy came to the Hub City on Thursday to trumpet the good news about New Jersey’s economy.

Numbers released Thursday showed the state’s unemployment rate has fallen to 3.5% - the lowest rate in history.

Prime examples of how to sustain that economic growth, however, could be found right here in New Brunswick, Murphy said.

Speaking at ...

Toys R Us Making A Comeback To Paramus

PARAMUS, NJ -  Garden State Plaza will be home to one of two new Toys R Us stores that will open as part of a small comeback by the defunct iconic toy chain in November. 

On Thursday, Richard Barry, a former Toys R Us executive and now chief exeuective officer of Tru Kids Brands, a new Parsippany-based company, said more details will be released in coming weeks about the ...

50 Years Later, Apollo 11 Remains Our Greatest Achievement

The 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 commemorates the single greatest achievement in the history of mankind.

In our world of rankings, I don’t think anyone can argue the point.

A man walked on the moon.

A member of species earthbound for thousands upon thousands of years, left footprints on that mysterious silver globe in the sky that inspired wonder and fear since man’s ...

Alyssa's Law Brings Silent Panic Alarms to Public Schools in New Jersey

July 17, 2019

TRENTON, NJ – Legislation was recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to expand a New Jersey law under which public schools are required to install silent panic alarms to protect students during emergency situations.

 The law (formerly A-764) is known as “Alyssa’s Law,” after former New Jersey resident Alyssa Alhadeff, a 14-year-old student ...

Courts Ruled Middlesex County Democrat Freeholder Attempts to Take over the Board of Elections are Illegal

OLD BRIDGE, NJ - In their quest to uphold the integrity of the Board of Elections, Republican Commissioners, Sylvia Engel, as Chair of the Middlesex County Board of Elections and Don Katz, as Commissioner of the Middlesex County Board of Elections, as plaintiffs, represented by  Brian M. English, Esq., of the law firm of Tompkins, McGuire, Wachenfeld & Barry, took the County ...

Medical Tips from Dr. Etheridge: Nutrition/ diet

July 18, 2019

Eating and exercise go hand in hand. When and what you eat can be important to how you feel when you exercise, whether it's a casual workout or training for a competition. Consider these eating and exercise tips.

Go for healthy food choices like lean meat and fish
Avoid processed food
Instead of fried food, go for grilled, baked or broiled, the warmer weather is here so this is a ...

A Call to Arms

I am one of those guys who is inspired to action watching dramatic sporting events.

For example, every four years, after watching the summer Olympics, I sign up for a gym membership.

Just a couple of months ago I played a round of miniature golf after being moved by Tiger Wood’s thrilling victory at the Masters.

There is something about overcoming adversity and performing at high ...