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NJ TRANSIT’s Mobile App Upgrades: Keeping Riders in the Know

NEW JERSEY – With more and more riders returning to public transportation, NJ TRANSIT’s recent changes to mobile apps literally represent well-timed upgrades.

Smartphone users can readily appreciate the ease of information available at their fingertips. A few swipes on the mobile app replace the need for paper schedules and more.  The mobile app is available on both Google ...

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NJ State Senator Bob Smith, Assemblyman Joe Egan & Assemblyman Joe Danielsen representing the 17th Legislative District 

October 21, 2021

Senator Bob Smith, Assemblyman Joe Egan and Assemblyman Joe Danielsen know that our State’s priorities should start with opportunity.  They understand and respect our individual and collective needs.  Together they work every day to deliver results to improve the quality of life for us all by:

Keeping New Jersey Residents Safe and Heathy by quickly working to ...

Dr. Roxie James, Piscataway Board of Education, COLUMN 1, Putting STUDENTS First

Hello, I am Dr. Roxie James seeking your vote for the Piscataway School Board on Column with my running mates Nancy Corradino and Yash Patel. I am currently a Biology Professor at Kean University where I have taught for the last 30 years. I believe I can make major contribution to our school system. Please vote for COLUMN 1 – Corradino, Patel and James for Piscataway School Board on ...

Yash PATEL, Piscataway Board of Education, COLUMN 1, Putting STUDENTS First

Hello, my fellow Piscataway residents, 

As a life-long Piscataway native, and former attendee of the Piscataway School system, I know what it means to be a student in this town. Understanding the needs of students is one of the principal duties of any Board of Education member, and I find myself to be uniquely suited for the role. I have experienced Piscataway’s education first ...

Nancy CORRADINO, Piscataway Board of Education, COLUMN 1, Putting STUDENTS first

Being both a parent and an educator for over 20 years has motivated me to run for the Piscataway Board of Education.  Parenting and teaching during this pandemic have been extremely challenging.  That challenge has inspired me to run and advocate for what is best for our students of Piscataway.  “Putting Students First” includes putting staff first as well.

Sarah RASHID for Piscataway School Board, Putting KIDS First, Column 2

Candidate Statement: Vote Sarah RASHID for Piscataway School Board, COLUMN 2, Putting KIDS First!

"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others” -- Gandhi

These are the words that began my deep-rooted passion for community service. My husband and I have been homeowners in our Township for more than 12 years. I am the mother of four children, who have ...

Dr. Tom CONNORS for Piscataway School Board, Putting KIDS First, Column 2

Candidate Statement: Vote Dr. Tom CONNORS for Piscataway School Board, COLUMN 2, Putting KIDS First!

1. Why are you running for election to the Piscataway Township Board of Education?

I believe in public education. I’m dedicated to serving Piscataway School kids and their families.  Growing up, my family had a lot of financial hardships. I worked hard in high school, was a 5 ...

BOE Candidates’ Statement from Sarah Rashid, Dr. Tom Connors and Nancy Salgado-Cowan

Dear Neighbors,

I’m Nancy SALGADO-COWAN, and I am proud to be running in the non-partisan Piscataway School Board election with Sarah RASHID and Dr. Tom CONNORS.  We are the team that has a proven track record of "Putting Kids First."  We are in Column 2 (on the back of your mail ballot and at the bottom of the voting machine). Regardless of who you vote for ...

Milestones

Kayla Breaux of Piscataway is a Bristol Myers Squibb ELC Scholar

October 17, 2021

Kayla Breaux, a Piscataway, New Jersey native, is a senior studying bioengineering at the illustrious North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Kayla is deeply interested in research & development and is currently working as a bioengineering intern for Medtronic within the Material, Biocompatibility & AC function of the Neuromodulation Business Unit.

Kayla holds a ...

A Public Statement on PCTV's "EMS Services in Piscataway" Video

October 15, 2021

A Public Statement on PCTV's "EMS Services in Piscataway" Video

The River Road Rescue Squad is appalled and ashamed by the video released by PCTV that featured Piscataway Police and JFK EMS leadership (www.tinyurl.com/pwayEMS).  The amount of effort that the Township has invested to discredit the volunteer EMS services that have served our community for over 60 years ...

Multi-Generational Team Offers a Fresh Perspective for Piscataway

October 25, 2021

PISCATAWAY, NJ — Nancy Corradino, Yash Patel and Dr. Roxie James are running for the Piscataway Board of Education.  These three highly qualified candidates have been knocking on doors visiting thousands of voters to seek their support in the November 3rd General Election to fill three seats on the Piscataway Board of Education. Located on COLUMN 1 of the ballot their slogan is ...

Salgado-Cowan, Rashid & Connors for School Board Meet Piscataway Voters; Column 2 Candidates Knock 10,000 Doors Before Nov. 2 Election

The Putting KIDS First team of Nancy SALGADO-COWAN, Sarah RASHID and Dr. Tom Connors, running together for Piscataway’s Board of Education in Column 2 announced today that they have exceeded their goal of reaching 10,000 households in the Township.  Candidates and supporters visited 10,006 homes in Piscataway, NJ’s seventh most diverse community ahead of the start of NJ’s ...

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Legacy of Beloved Peter J. Barnes III to be Honored at Sign Unveiling Ceremony

October 27, 2021

EDISON, NJ - A sign unveiling ceremony celebrating the renaming of the Dismal Swamp in honor of the late Peter J. Barnes III will be held at the Songbird Trail entrance of the wildlife refuge.

The event, which is open to the public, will take place Oct. 30 at 11 a.m. on the corner of Nevsky Street and Fleet Avenue in Edison, where Barnes was a lifelong resident and served on the ...

East Brunswick Talks the Talk and Walks the Walk for Inclusion and Diversity

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Voice were heard and cultures were celebrated at last night's celebration of inclusion and diversity - the 2021 Unity Walk.  Over 100 residents gathered near the Municipal Pond to greet each other and to share some similarities and differences in a space that was open in many ways.

This was the fifth Unity Walk, a program sponsored by the East Brunswick Human ...

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Rutgers Faculty, Staff Face COVID-19 Vaccination Deadline

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - All Rutgers University faculty and staff must be vaccinated by Dec. 8 for the university to comply with an executive order signed by President Joe Biden, Antonio Calcado, executive vice president and chief operating officer, said in a message to university employees.

Biden signed Executive Order 14042 on Sept. 9 requiring that employees of entities with federal ...

Obituaries

Dunellen, NJ — Frederick J. Cingerana, Sr., 53, passed away after on September 13, 2021 at ...
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Piscataway, NJ — Joseph L. “Joe” Cardone, 81, passed away Tuesday, September 7, ...
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Tricks to Making the Best Sandwiches for School and Office Lunches

October 23, 2021

Brown bagging it doesn’t have to be boring. Turn homemade lunches into something special with these easy tricks and tips for building the best sandwiches:

Start with good bread. It’s first part of the sandwich you taste! Hearty breads, such as sub sandwich rolls or thick slices of sourdough, will hold ingredients better together than the soft stuff, too.

Love wraps? ...

Fencing Instructor, 49, Charged with Sex Assault Against 2 Teenagers

October 26, 2021

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. – Stephen Kovacs, 49, of Ridge Road, Watchung, has been arrested in connection with sexual assault incidents involving two teenagers that occurred in the township beginning in January, 2020, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Robertson provided the following account:

On Sept. 30 it was reported to the Somerset County ...

President Biden Visits North Plainfield’s East End School, Presents Principal Ferguson with Presidential Medallion

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ— The President of the United States Joe Biden, NJ Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy, Congressman Tom Malinowski, Congressman Frank Pallone, and Congressman Donald Payne visited East End Elementary School in North Plainfield on Monday.

“Earlier today, we had the honor of President Biden visiting three of our preschool classes at East End ...

President Biden Lands in Plainfield, Visits Students in North Plainfield School

PLAINFIELD/N. PLAINFIELD, NJ - President Joe Biden landed in Plainfield's Cedar Brook Park on Monday, and then headed to the East End Elementary School in North Plainfield to highlight his Build Back Better plan.

In advance of President Biden's visit, members of the Plainfield Police Department were among those who participated Sunday in a helicopter training event at the park, which ...

Fire Safety Tips and Tricks

October 14, 2021

PISCATAWAY, NJ — In honor of Fire Safety Month, please read and share these tips from the National Fire Prevention Association. Please also be on the look-out for events in the community hosted by local fire departments to raise awareness. Schools are also being visited by firefighters to teach the children fire safety. 

Did you know:

3 of every 5 home fire deaths ...

Your Guide to Throwing the Perfect Halloween Party

Halloween is all about atmosphere. If you’re throwing a party this year for an intimate group or the entire neighborhood, make it memorable by infusing everything from the menu to the games with that quintessential eerie vibe. Here are several ideas to help you get started creating a party that screams Halloween!

Food

Try these Mummy Dogs for a festive spin on traditional ...

Top Halloween Costumes for 2021

Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to start planning costumes for the whole family! Whether you’re trying a DIY look for your crew, hosting a party for friends, or trying to win the office costume contest, knowing this year’s hottest looks will give you the edge. Here are some of the costumes sure to be popular for kids and adults this year.

Space Jam: A New ...

No Time for Bond

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After gaining access to the secret industrial complex deep under Manhattan by knocking out a sentry guard and slipping into an unmarked service entrance within the Lincoln Tunnel, secret agent James Bond makes his way to the reactor core, skirting hazmat workers pushing nuclear warheads around in towel carts.

Gliding up a set of stairs undetected, his Walther PPK ...

Why TAPinto Wayne Franchisee Jon "Ferris" Meredith Started Focusing on Board of Education Stories

WAYNE, NJ — Jon “Ferris” Meredith says being fair is the name of the game.

“My objectivity is essential, so no matter my opinion on this, it’s here’s what happened and here’s what went down,” the TAPinto Wayne franchisee said.  “And the readers appreciate my objectivity.”

Many of those readers have focused on stories ...

Don't Make These Common Small Business Marketing Mistakes

Hope you're sitting down for this one.  A 2021 report from Top Design Firms says 28% of small businesses don't have a website.

Of the 72% who have a website, maintaining it can be a full-time job all by itself. Customers have elevated expectations and the website has to match that.  Small business owners often don't have that time.  Forbes has some suggestions ...

Great Combination: Get Healthier and Find Healthy Career Opportunities!

Where you can find that combination? How about in functional medicine! Functional medicine, also known as lifestyle medicine, has been steadily gaining momentum over the past few decades. In fact, it's now being practiced in 36 countries around the world! Functional medicine is a different way to provide medical care that focuses on diagnosing and treating patients individually and ...

What You Can Do to Save a Life-- Maybe Even Your Own

Suicide takes a terrible toll on our society, almost no matter where in the world we live. It happens much more often than we realize, and spreads across a wide portion of the age spectrum.

Listen as I speak with Mary Ann Murtha of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). Hear Mary Ann present some of AFSP's proactive initiatives to drastically reduce the number of suicides.