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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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Alert: 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 ...

Middlesex County School Board Candidate Petitions for Nomination Due July 29

July 19, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The deadline for filing petitions of nomination for School Board candidates is on or before 4 pm on Monday, July 29. In order for a candidate’s name to appear on the 2019 General Election ballot, petitions must be signed by at least 10 persons, one of whom may be the candidate, and must be filed with County Clerk Elaine Flynn.

 

Petitions may be picked up ...

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

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 ...

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 ...