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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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New Brunswick Man Charged With Burglary in Edison

October 22, 2019

EDISON  –  A New Brunswick man was arrested hours after he allegedly broke into a township home.

Police say Lenia Rodriguez-Bardales, 27, was in possession of gold jewelry taken from the home when he was charged with burglary and theft of property in connection with an incident on Oct. 10, according to a report from Edison Police.

The homeowner told police she found the man ...

Chinese delegation tours MCVTS East Brunswick Campus

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A delegation of industry representatives from China toured the East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools Oct. 17, visiting the classrooms of six career majors and hearing presentations by members of the school district’s administration.

Twenty-five visitors from Hangzhou in eastern China, a metropolitan area of more than 21 ...

Music on Tap For The 15th Annual Hub City Jazz Festival

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The 15th Annual Hub City Jazz Festival, a multi-day and multi-venue gathering of jazz enthusiasts from the tri-state area, will take place Oct. 23-27.

The Festival will feature national and international jazz musicians as well as renowned local talent.

Since its inception in 2004, the festival has included some of the top names in jazz including Boney James, Brian ...

From Celebrating Diwali to the Friends Fall Book Sale

Check out these upcoming events at Piscataway Public Library.  For a full schedule of events, go to piscatawaylibrary.org/events.  

Diwali for Kids 
Celebrate Diwali at Kennedy Library, located at 500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, on Saturday, October 19 at 1pm. Enjoy an interactive story time and special activities including traditional music and dance, crafts for all ages, ...

How to Toast Pumpkin Seeds this Halloween

October 22, 2019

Carving Jack-o’-lanterns? Save your pumpkin seeds for a tasty snack.

To get started, preheat the oven to 325°F. Scoop the seeds out of your pumpkin and place them in a colander in the sink. Separate the seeds as much as you can from any goo, then rinse them clean. Pat them dry.

On a baking sheet with sides, toss the seeds with oil to coat. Season with salt and pepper or, ...

We Need to Protect Piscataway Parks

October 17, 2019

We all know that Piscataway’s parks are one of its best features. I’ve been swinging on the swings at Johnson Park since I was a baby and whenever I visit on break from college, I always go back. However, when I learned that the World Health Organization had labeled the main chemical in Roundup as a probable carcinogen, my nostalgia faded away to fear. It was enough to make me scared ...

NCAA: Rutgers Athletics Program Graduation Success Rate is 89%

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers's athletics programs have set a school record with an overall graduation success rate of 89%, according to the NCAA's new annual report.

According to statistics released today for all Division I institutions, seven Rutgers sports programs produced perfect rates of 100% and 17 out of 20 teams earned marks of 80% or above.

"Our student-athletes ...

Obituaries

James J. Vokral, 70, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, October 14, 2019. Born and ...
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Richard K. Popowski, 72, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Robert Wood Johnson University ...
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New Jersey Transit A National Disgrace?

This week’s question is a continuation of last week’s on New Jersey infrastructure issues. 

New Jersey Transit has more than 2,000 buses and more than 700 trains, and there are more than 900,000 trips taken on NJ Transit every weekday. In total, passengers ride more than 3.5 billion miles per year on the system. In the past, Governor Murphy referred to NJ Transit as a ...

VP of Wayne Board of Education Charged With Possession of Marijuana.

October 19, 2019

WAYNE, NJ – Stacy Scher and husband Marc Scher were arrested, and both were charged with possession of marijuana, fourth degree and conspiracy to possess marijuana, fourth degree.  Stacey Scher is the Vice President of the Wayne Board of Education and was a pivotal majority vote in restoring Eda Ferrante to Full-Time Release status as President of the Wayne Education Association, two ...

Man Charged in Connection with Plainfield Homicide

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A Plainfield man is in custody and criminally charged with fatally stabbing a neighbor over the weekend at the rooming house where they both lived, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo announced Wednesday. 

Guillermo F. Bello, 64, is charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of 65-year-old Louis Hillyard. 

Shortly after ...

Watchung Hills Teacher Arrested for Endangering Juvenile With Sexually Explicit Texts, Prosecutor Says

WARREN, NJ - Sean DiGiovanna, a Watchung Hills Regional High School teacher, has been arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child and promoting obscene material to a child, Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Detectives John W. Fodor and Warren Township Chief of Police William Keane announced on ...

Immediate Enrollment Opportunities at the Edison Job Corps Center in New Jersey

October 21, 2019

Free career training and education for individuals 16–24 years old

EDISON, NJ -- The Edison Job Corps Center has immediate openings for individuals seeking free career training in the nation’s leading industries, including automotive repair, construction, finance and business, health care, hospitality, and information technology.

Offered by the U.S. Department of Labor, Job ...

Disability Allies Hosts Halloween Party

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Disability Allies, Inc. (DA), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in East Brunswick, is hosting their second annual Halloween Party on Friday October 25, 2019 from 5:30 – 8:30 pm at The Young Adult Inclusion Center, at The Village Green Shopping Center, 415 Route 18, East Brunswick, NJ. 

Join us for a bewitching good time for an evening of fun with ...

You Are Not Your Illness. These Words Gave Me The Strength Not To Kill Myself

October 14, 2019

BARNEGAT - Barnegat resident Tony Lombardo is a great inspiration for hundreds if not thousands of people.  At TAPinto Stafford-LBI and TAPinto Barnegat-Waretown Tony is regular columnist for us sharing his many inspiring life stories through his column "Let's Hear Your Story."

Our readers are welcome to enjoy Tony's personal testimony below and also a wonderful video ...

Automation Inflation

I hate robots.

They talk funny and have no personality.

If that makes me a human racist, then so be it.

I talked to a robot on the phone the other day. it was sitting virtually within the deep, dark recesses of a computer connected to the working end of an 800 number. It tried to convince me that it was human. It asked me flat questions in an artificially chipper voice and then pretended ...