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Nitang Patel for Piscataway School Board - Column J

November 2, 2018

For over two decades, I have been a practicing pharmacist serving over 13,000 nursing home residents in the capacity as Director of Pharmacy at Partners Pharmacy.  I am committed to the highest standards of healthcare and medication management and have extensive experience in my profession.  My wife and I are also local Piscataway business owners.  As business owners, we understand ...

Shelia Hobson for Piscataway School Board - Column J

I am a retired Homicide Lieutenant with over 25 years of experience in law enforcement with the Essex County Prosecutor’s office, where I was the first female officer assigned to the homicide unit.  As an investigator, I was assigned to various units ranging from child abuse, domestic violence and trial sections.  Also, I spent 17 years working at Rutgers University providing ...

Jeffrey Fields, Sr. for Piscataway School Board - Column J

Dedicating the past 25 years to Piscataway Township, working in the Department of Public Works has been extremely rewarding for me.  I have had the opportunity to learn first-hand what Piscataway residents want for our town.  As I prepare to retire, I believe that the best volunteer service one can do, to give back to our community, is to serve on the Board of Education.  We have a ...

Ira Stern for Piscataway School Board - Column K

A Piscataway resident for over 30 years, with my wife June, I have raised two children that have graduated from Piscataway’s public schools. In addition, we are blessed with a grandson that is a Children’s Corner graduate! A former soccer coach, I was also an active parent in the schools, and served on Board Committees, before running for the school Board in 2012.

I have also been ...

Isaac Peng for Piscataway School Board

Why are you running for re-election to the Piscataway School Board?

I have benefited from the kindness of others many times in my life. My entire education from kindergarten to Ph.D. did not cost my family or me any money, but it surely wasn’t free. It was paid for by others in the belief that somehow society would benefit from my education and I have been committed to making good on ...

Murphy, Menendez, Booker, Watson Coleman, Pallone, Coughlin in East Brunswick Tomorrow

November 3, 2018

Dear Editor,

As an East Brunswick resident and a member of the Middlesex County Young Democrats, I would like invite interested voters to attend the Get Out the Vote Pep Rally for the Democratic Column A Team this Sunday, November 4 from 3-5 pm at the Middlesex County Vocational-technical High School on 112 Rues Lane.

We are very pumped for Election Day and would like to extend a welcome to ...

Man Wounded in 2nd Shooting Within a Week

November 12, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are investigating the shooting of a man Sunday night in the southern end of the city off Route 27.

Shortly after 9 p.m. police responded to reports of a shooting near Henry Street, and officers located the victim on How Lane in North Brunswick, authorities said.

They said the victim, a 20-year-old man from Woodbury Heights, Gloucester County, suffered from a ...


Somerset, NJ – Walter Heda, 72, known to many as “Chief,” passed away with his ...
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Eduardo J. “Eddie” Perez, 61, of Piscataway, NJ passed away peacefully on Sunday August ...
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NJ Human Services Announces New One-Stop, Online Application for Older New Jerseyans to Access Benefits

November 13, 2018

Older New Jerseyans can apply for pharmaceutical assistance, Medicare help, utility assistance and many more programs

TRENTON – Older New Jerseyans are now just one click away from important benefits and savings.

The Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Aging Services has launched NJSave, a new online application to help older residents with low-incomes and ...

Free Thanksgiving Dinner

Free Thanksgiving Community Dinner on November 22, 2018 from 12p - 3p hosted by Zion 'Tabernacle of Praise' in Callard Hall at 450 New Market Rd., in Piscataway, New Jersey.

Reservations are requested. RSVP to or 732-968-3680

Rutgers' Evening Of Science And Celebration Gives Horsemen Some Feed For Thought

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — The Rutgers Equine Science Center presented the latest progress in equine research at its “Evening of Science & Celebration” on Nov. 8.

Dr. Burt Staniar from Pennsylvania State University was the keynote speaker and talked about how the type of feed given to horses affects their overall health.

Ulcers are an issue in horses, especially those used ...

Missing Mountain Lakes Teen Found Safe

November 13, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Law enforcement officials have stated that Thomas Kolding, the missing 15 teenager from Mountain Lakes, has been found. According to police, he is safe.

Kolding has been missing since Oct.30. Law enforcement confirmed that he traveled by train from Denville to Newark - Broad Street Station. From there, he traveled by train from Broad Street Station to ...

All Inked Up and No Place To Go

I want a tattoo.  I am old enough to hang reading glasses around my neck and I want a tattoo. 


The question I keep asking myself is, why?  After a lifetime ignoring my skin, why now would I want to turn some weatherworn patch of scratches and scars it into an album cover?  This is not an easy thing to answer.  It delves deep within the psyche and brings up ...

Confidence is the Result of Experience

Most people say, “When I feel more confident, then I’ll…”  But confidence is not the starting point.  Confidence is the result of experience.  When you take action, plowing through the resistance, anxiety and fear of what lies ahead, that is how you build your confidence and your self-esteem.
Every one of us has experienced resistance around doing ...

No Tricks Here! Free, Online Halloween Treats for Kids

I love Halloween! It’s one of my favorite holidays, especially since there is so much to do, and it’s so much fun for the kids. I also love that you don’t have to spend a lot of money. Sure, you could go to the store and buy brand-new costumes and decorate your house like crazy, but it’s also a holiday you can do on a budget. Secondhand costumes purchased from Facebook ...