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Palm Sunday

Sun, March 25, 8:00 AM

St. Francis Episcopal Church, Dunellen

Palm Sunday

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/25/2018 8:00am 03/25/2018 11:00am America/New_York Palm Sunday

St. Francis’ Episcopal Church

400 New Market Road

Dunellen, NJ 08812


March 25 – Palm Sunday

Liturgy of the Palms & Holy Eucharist, 8:00am & 10:00am

400 New Market Rd. Dunellen, NJ 08812
Motown the Musical

Sun, March 25, 8:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey , New Brunswick

Motown the Musical

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/25/2018 8:00pm 03/27/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Motown the Musical


It began as one man's story… became everyone's music… and is now Broadway's musical. Motown The Musical is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Thu, March 29, 7:00 PM

Piscataway High School, Piscataway

Arbor PTO-Harlem Wizards Basketball Game

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/29/2018 7:00pm 03/29/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Arbor PTO-Harlem Wizards Basketball Game

The Harlem Wizards are coming to Piscataway on Thursday, March 29, 2018

to Play the P-Way All-Stars!!!

What makes a Wizards show “awe-inspiring” or as the kids and teens say, “off the hizzle?” Some say it’s the oohs and aahs created by the thunderous, sky-high slams. For others it’s the humor and seeing the teachers being good sports and having fun on ...

100 Behmer Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
Maundy Thursday Service

Thu, March 29, 7:30 PM

St. Francis Episcopal Church, Dunellen

Maundy Thursday Service

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/29/2018 7:30pm 03/29/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Maundy Thursday Service

St. Francis’ Episcopal Church

400 New Market Road

Dunellen, NJ 08812


March 29 - Maundy Thursday

Holy Eucharist and Foot Washing, 7:30pm

400 New Market Rd. Dunellen, NJ 08812
Good Friday

Fri, March 30

St. Francis Episcopal Church, Dunellen

Good Friday

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/30/2018 12:00am 03/31/2018 12:00am America/New_York Good Friday

St. Francis’ Episcopal Church

400 New Market Road

Dunellen, NJ 08812


March 30 - Good Friday

Stations of the Cross, 12:00 Noon

Good Friday Liturgy, 7:30pm

400 New Market Rd. Dunellen, NJ 08812 true
Spanakopita Delicacy Sale

Sat, March 31, 10:00 AM

609 Lane Avenue , South Plainfield

Spanakopita Delicacy Sale

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 03/31/2018 10:00am 03/31/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Spanakopita Delicacy Sale

Order delicious spanakopita for your holiday meal.

-Half Tray 12”x10” $30

-Full Tray 20”x12” $60

-Vegan Half Tray $25

-Vegan Full Tray $50

Call 908-310-6537 leave name, size, quantity, type of tray and which pick up date needed by March 24th. Pick up on March 31st & April 7th from 10-12. Trays are frozen with cooking instructions. Cash and credit cards ...

St Stephen Orthodox Church South Plainfield , NJ 07080
Hydewood Park Baptist Church Easter Events

Sat, March 31, 12:00 PM

Hydewood Park Baptist Church, North Plainfield

Hydewood Park Baptist Church Easter Events

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/31/2018 12:00pm 04/01/2018 1:00pm America/New_York Hydewood Park Baptist Church Easter Events

Hydewood Park Baptist Church will be holding special activities for Easter.

On Saturday, March 31st, they will host an Easter Egg Hunt on the church grounds, starting at 2PM. There will also be other children’s activities after the Hunt. The program is for all ages; no pre-registration is required.

On Easter Sunday, April 1st, Hydewood will participate in a ...

100 Norwood Ave. North Plainfield, NJ 07060
The Great Vigil of Easter

Sat, March 31, 8:00 PM

St. Francis Episcopal Church, Dunellen

The Great Vigil of Easter

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/31/2018 8:00pm 03/31/2018 10:00pm America/New_York The Great Vigil of Easter

St. Francis’ Episcopal Church

400 New Market Road

Dunellen, NJ 08812


March 31st - Holy Saturday

The Great Vigil of Easter @ 8:00pm. Resurrection Feast follows. Bring a bell to ring in the Resurrection and food to share for the Feast!

400 New Market Rd. Dunellen, NJ 08812

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October 29, 2020

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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, ...

New Brunswick Man Struck, Killed on Livingston Avenue

October 30, 2020

Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Anthony A. Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department announced today that a pedestrian was killed yesterday evening after being struck by a vehicle.

The initial investigation conducted by Officer Peter Maroon of the New Brunswick Police Department and Detective Jonathan Berman of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office ...

Pedestrian Killed at New Brunswick Train Station Identified as Willingboro Man

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 ...

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 ...

New Jersey Date Night: Hey, Pumpkin!

October 31, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Remember that moment during a cooler-than-usual morning in late August when you began to anticipate it, so much so that your nose and taste buds craved its arrival? Before you knew it, you finally got to taste it in your coffee, smell it candles and maybe even try it in your macaroni and cheese.

Pumpkin ...

Rutgers to Host Virtual Town Hall Meetings Focusing on University's Climate Control Plans

Amid an extraordinary year altered by the coronavirus pandemic, work continues at Rutgers to address another ongoing crisis with dire consequences: climate change.

Following the release of an interim report, the President’s Task Force on Carbon Neutrality and Climate Resilience is continuing its work on a comprehensive climate action plan for the university.

As the task force develops ...


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 ...

Doctor At Center of Newark Beth Israel Transplant Program Scandal to Depart from Medical Center

October 31, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — Newark Beth Israel Medical Center announced Friday that the Transplant Program director who allegedly pushed for unethical patient care will be leaving the facility. 

Dr. Mark Jay Zucker, who joined the heart transplant team at NBIMC in 1989, is moving on to “pursue new opportunities in the practice of medicine, cardiology and advanced heart failure,” ...

VIDEO: Eight Years Later – Belmar Remembered Before and After Superstorm Sandy

Editor’s Note: October 29, 2012. It is a day that the Belmar community will never forget. Superstorm Sandy ravaged the Jersey Shore town, leaving a path of destruction that left an indelible mark on its residents, including John Walsh. While he is known for producing short comedy videos — many poking fun at life in this popular beach town — he recently used his talents for a ...

Masked Transit: PATH and Bus Riders Without Facemasks Face $50 Fine

NEW YORK, NY - The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has announced that people utilizing its mass transit hubs will face a fine for not wearing a facemask.

"Anyone using Port Authority facilities – including airport terminals, PATH stations and trains, AirTrain stations and trains, and bus terminals – must wear face coverings to help protect fellow passengers and ...

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 ...

If I Need to Be Right, Then You Have to Be Wrong

There’s this little thing called the ego. Not so little, really. The ego says, “I’m important. Pay attention to me. I know more than you. I am right. I must be right, or else who am I?” The thing about needing to be right is that it automatically means the other person has to be wrong. There can’t be two winners when one has to come out on top.

You know what that ...