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" Give Kids a Smile " Day --   Free Dental Care for Children

Fri, February 1, 9:00 AM

Neighborhood Health Center - Plainfield, Plainfield

" Give Kids a Smile " Day -- Free Dental Care ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 02/01/2019 9:00am 02/01/2019 3:30pm America/New_York " Give Kids a Smile " Day -- Free Dental Care for Children

Neighborhood Health Center-Plainfield is pleased to particapate in:

“Give Kids A Smile!”

National Children’s Dental Access Days

ONE DAY OF FREE DENTAL CARE

(EXAMS, CLEANINGS, SEALANTS & MORE)

Free to Children Ages 1-16 years of age

Go to www.nhscnj.org for more info in English and Spanish !


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Webinar: Build a Successful Business - - Own a TAPinto Local News Site

October 29, 2020

Are you a community leader?  Do you want to be your own boss?  Do you want to create financial independence while leaving a lasting legacy?  

If so, owning a TAPinto local news site may be a good fit for you.  It's an affordable business opportunity with a low entry cost and high ROI.

Join us for an informational webinar about this exciting business ...

NJ Human Services Announces $44.8 Million More in Additional Food Assistance

Many NJ SNAP Recipients Will Receive Enhanced Benefits;

November Payments Will Bring Supplemental Food Assistance Payments to Nearly $346M Since March

(TRENTON) –  Many New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive additional benefits in November to help address critical food needs related to ...

U.S. Supreme Court confirmation underscores urgent need to safeguard health care access in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. — Following last night’s vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court, public health advocates warn that protecting access to reproductive health care for all New Jerseyans is more essential and urgently needed than ever.

“With Barrett on the U.S. Supreme Court, reproductive health and rights are under imminent threat,” ...

Brian C. Wahler - Candidate for Mayor Column A

October 28, 2020

Like you, the Column A Democrats are thrilled that our Community Center is now open with opportunities for all generations and fun for the whole family.  Our Community Center very much represents our Township: all groups of all backgrounds enjoying each other as neighbors and friends.  Crucial to its success, like the Township as a whole, is building and running it responsibly and ...

Gabrielle Cahill - Candidate for Piscataway Township Council Column A

Piscataway Strong!  This is the motto I live by as a proud Piscataway resident.  It is a confirmation that Mayor Wahler, Cahill/Shah/Scott-McCullum have brought diverse people together as one community and bolstered our Township to withstand hardships and achieve results. My husband and I have made our home here in Piscataway for more than 20 years.

Why Piscataway?  I knew a bit ...

Kapil K. Shah - Candidate for Piscataway Township Council Column A

For many dedicated Americans of South Asian descent, the Garden State is our home.  As Vice President of the Township Council and a leader in the India Cultural Association of Central New Jersey and the Indian Business Association, I am proud to nurture the bridge between these families and the community at large.

Piscataway continues to promote inclusivity for residents of all ...

Chanelle Scott-McCullum - Candidate for Piscataway Township Council Column A

When my grandfather in Perth Amboy founded the area’s first Democratic organization for African Americans, he began a far-reaching legacy in Central New Jersey. He understood that communities were built when every person and group had a voice that would be heard and valued.

Now for three generations, my family has continued his tradition of serving the public and engaging the community, ...

Pedestrian Killed at New Brunswick Train Station Identified as Willingboro Man

October 28, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The pedestrian who was struck and killed at the New Brunswick train station on Saturday has been identified as a 23-year-old Burlington County man.

Jordan G. Hamm, a Willingboro Township resident, was struck at about 1:30 p.m., according to a spokesperson for NJ Transit.

No one on Train #7841 was injured in the incident, but it caused delays on the Northeast Corridor ...

East Windsor Man Charged in Shooting of Two New Brunswick Men

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 32-year-old East Windsor man is facing two counts of first-degree attempted murder in connection with a Sept. 2 shooting.

Kyale Simonson is also facing one count of second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and one count of possession of a handgun without a permit, according to a press release from Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda ...

Elijah's Promise Emergency Coat Drive Needs Your Warm Heart and Warm Coat

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County is at an extreme shortage and is in urgent need of winter coats and jackets.

With this dire need in mind, Broehl's Lawn Maintenance has once again made provisions to be a collection center for winter jackets for Elijah's Promise. While there is an extreme shortage of winter jackets, we will also be accepting new or gently-used hats, ...

Thank You Neighbors! Please Help Me Keep Our School Board Independent, Vote Column Two

October 19, 2020

To the Editor,

I want to thank all of the members of our wonderful community who stood up for me over the summer, and helped me regain my seat on the Piscataway School Board.  (To be clear, I am writing as a private citizen and not speaking on behalf of the Board, nor am I authorized to speak on behalf of the Board.)  So many of you reached out, offered support and encouragement and ...

Hanging on by a Thread, Some NJ Restaurateurs Fear the Worst This Winter

October 27, 2020

NEW JERSEY — During the typical holiday season, hundreds of thousands of dollars flow through the Rail Yard Tavern in Fairlawn.

From Thanksgiving to New Years, hundreds bustle in and out of the restaurant every weekend. By this time, its 186 seats are reserved months in advance for Christmas parties, one of the most lucrative times of the year. 

But not this year.

“We ...

Rutgers Fans on George Street Eat Up Schiano's Triumphant Return

Greg Schiano was back in a big way and Rutgers fans watching the game at bars and restaurants up and down George Street ate it up.

The coach made a triumphant return to the Rutgers sidelines after leaving the program nine years ago, helping the Scarlet Knights knock off Michigan State on Saturday, 38-27.

The Scarlet Knights – who never trailed and limited the Spartans to just one trip ...

Obituaries

Piscataway - Catherine Shoppe, 94, passed away peacefully on Friday, October 16, 2020 at ...
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Chester — Joyce M. Bailey, 82, passed away Friday, October 2, 2020 in Morristown Medical ...
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Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios monthly column: Veterans Day

 

Every November, we honor, remember, and thank our Veterans. This year, during a global health pandemic, we can all be especially grateful for the courage and dedication of our veterans as they have always understood what it’s like to live in uncertain times, and to make sacrifices for the safety of others.

Veterans Day was first known as Armistice Day, marking the end of ...

Murphy Says He's 'Back on the Field' as COVID-19 Cases Continue to Soar

October 29, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy declared Thursday that he’s “back on the field” and ready to resume in-person events after a self-imposed quarantine.

The surge of COVID-19 cases, however, also appears to be back.

In his COVID-19 media briefing, Murphy all but declared that the long-anticipated second wave of coronavirus cases had arrived.

“(The numbers) ...

Dashcam Video Shows DWI Arrest of Belleville Board of Education Trustee Two Weeks Before Election

BELLEVILLE, NJ - A NJ Board of Education Trustee will have to answer to multiple charges including Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) and DWI within 1,000 ft. of a school after being found asleep in her vehicle just after midnight on Oct. 21, 2020. 

According to the Belleville Police Department Incident Report, police were dispatched to the street in front of Michael's ...

Head of Pantagis Company Apologizes, Confirms Closure of Snuffy's in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Steve Pantagis, who described himself as the director of the Pantagis corporation, contacted TAPintoSPF on Tuesday to confirm that, despite the assertions of Nick Pantagis last week, the iconic Snuffy's Pantagis Renaissance catering hall has closed its doors forever. 

"I'm calling on behalf of my company and eight board members to confirm that ...

Moving Beyond the Partisan Bubble

There is so much to say and yet so many times a day I find myself dumbfounded to speechlessness.  My children ask logical questions for which I can find no polite or productive answer. There is no good answer for why hate seems to have seeped into so much of our dialogue every day.

There is no good reason that suspicion has replaced curiosity. That accusations have replaced queries. It is ...

Senior Freeze Deadline Extended

October 23, 2020

We are very pleased that on October 22, 2020, the New Jersey Treasurer’s office extended the Senior Freeze filing deadline from November 2, 2020 to December 31, 2020.  This is a welcome development because many seniors were scrambling to meet the original date. 

Nevertheless, there is still a need for applications to be prepared as soon as possible.  The Treasurer’s ...

Indecision 2020

At long last, it is finally upon us.

In a matter of days, Americans all over the country will venture forth to proudly exercise their individuality on the most anticipated day of this election year.

I am, of course, referring to Halloween.

This year the annual frightfest celebrating candy shakedowns and macabre costumes will be tempered significantly by the pandemic threat. On ...