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The Basics of Starting a Business

Thu, March 22, 7:00 PM

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The Basics of Starting a Business

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Add to My Calendar 03/22/2018 7:00pm 03/22/2018 8:30pm America/New_York The Basics of Starting a Business

What do you need to start your own business? This discussion will include:

what to consider before starting a business, legal structures, importance of a business plan, financing sources, and more!

Come join this facilitated discussion panel brought to you by SCORE business experts.

To register, check out https://piscatawaylibrary.org/content/basics-starting-business or stop by our ...

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South Plainfield's Christmas in July Postponed until Saturday, July 27th

July 18, 2019

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.

New Brunswick Schools Leads Way in Food Waste Reduction

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Salvaging and redistributing unused packs of carrots, containers of milk and other food items from school lunchrooms just might be the next big idea in the struggle to feed the 1 million food-insecure residents across the state.

And, the New Brunswick school district is one of the few to have implemented the plan.

Instead of throwing away their unwanted apples, ...

Central Jersey Tremor - South Plainfields U10 Girls Win Woodbridge Sizzle Tournament

 South Plainfield Central Jersey Tremor 10u Softball Team wins Championship at Woodbridge Summer Sizzle Tournament

South Plainfield  Central Jersey Tremor 10U defeated Aberdeen/Matawan Huskies 10U 8-0 on Sunday as two pitchers combined to throw a shutout. Ella Spina induced a groundout from #7 to finish off the game.

 

South Plainfield Tremor 10U secured the ...

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 ...

New Jersey Governor’s School Hosts 2019 Space-Themed Research Symposium

PISCATAWAY, NJ - The New Jersey Governor’s School of Engineering and Technology at Rutgers–New Brunswick, a tuition-free, summer residential program for high-achieving high school juniors interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), will host its 2019 research symposium on Friday, July 26, 2019.

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon ...

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 ...

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

July 17, 2019

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 ...

Courts Ruled Middlesex County Democrat Freeholder Attempts to Take over the Board of Elections are Illegal

OLD BRIDGE, NJ - In their quest to uphold the integrity of the Board of Elections, Republican Commissioners, Sylvia Engel, as Chair of the Middlesex County Board of Elections and Don Katz, as Commissioner of the Middlesex County Board of Elections, as plaintiffs, represented by  Brian M. English, Esq., of the law firm of Tompkins, McGuire, Wachenfeld & Barry, took the County ...

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 ...