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Memory Loss, Dementia, & Alzheimer's: The Basics

Wed, April 4, 7:00 PM

Piscataway

Memory Loss, Dementia, & Alzheimer's: The Basics

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 04/04/2018 7:00pm 04/04/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Memory Loss, Dementia, & Alzheimer's: The Basics

This workshop will teach attendees how to identify:

Symptoms and effects of Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia
How Alzheimer's affects the brain
Causes and risk factors
The benefits of early detection
How to address a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease

Provided by the Alzheimer's Association. To register, contact Sharon Jarnette at 800-272-3900 or ...

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
Spanakopita Delicacy Sale

Thu, April 5, 10:00 AM

609 Lane Avenue , South Plainfield

Spanakopita Delicacy Sale

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 04/05/2018 10:00am 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
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Fri, April 6, 8:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/06/2018 8:00pm 04/06/2018 10:00pm America/New_York A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Getting away with murder can be so much fun…and there’s no better proof than the knock-‘em-dead hit show that’s earned unanimous raves and won the 2014 Tony Award® for Best Musical—A Gentleman’s Guide To Love & Murder! Coming direct from New York, where a most gentlemanly NPR critic said he’d “never laughed so hard at a broadway ...

15 Livingston Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Sat, April 7, 9:00 AM

Quibbletown Park, Piscataway

Piscataway Township Paper Shredding Event

Government Green

Add to My Calendar 04/07/2018 9:00am 04/07/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Piscataway Township Paper Shredding Event

Piscataway Township Clean Communities & Recycling Programs will sponsor several “Shred It and Forget It” free mobile community paper shredding events in 2018.

All shredding events will take place rain or shine from 9 a.m. to noon or until the truck is full at the following dates and times:

Quibbletown Park, 141 Academy Street

Saturday, April 7: 9 a.m. to 12 ...

141 Academy Street Piscataway, NJ 08854
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Sat, April 7, 2:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/07/2018 2:00pm 04/07/2018 10:00pm America/New_York A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder

Getting away with murder can be so much fun…and there’s no better proof than the knock-‘em-dead hit show that’s earned unanimous raves and won the 2014 Tony Award® for Best Musical—A Gentleman’s Guide To Love & Murder! Coming direct from New York, where a most gentlemanly NPR critic said he’d “never laughed so hard at a broadway ...

15 Livingston Ave New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Chicago-Style Steppin' Social Dance

Sat, April 7, 2:00 PM

Piscataway

Chicago-Style Steppin' Social Dance

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/07/2018 2:00pm 04/07/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Chicago-Style Steppin' Social Dance

Come learn the social African American dance form originating from the Windy City. If you like dancing, you'll love Chicago-Style Steppin'!

All are welcome. Totally free.

To register, call the Middlesex County Office of Culture & Heritage at (732) 745-4489 between 8:30am and 4:15 pm. Event limited to 40 people -- so sign up quick!

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854

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Do you have a job opening you need to fill?  Are you looking to advertise a garage or estate sale?  TAPinto classifieds are an easy and affordable way to advertise your job openings, garage sales, sell used items and more. Placing your classified on TAPinto’s trusted local marketplace is easy and affordable.  Log in and click Submit Content and get started ...

Tree Recovery Campaign Provides Free Tree Seedlings in East Brunswick

February 19, 2020

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Free tree seedlings will be available in East Brunswick in the month of April as part of the New Jersey Forest Service’s New Jersey Tree Recovery Campaign.

Beginning at 9 am on Saturday, April 4, citizens will be able to pick up tree seedlings at the East Brunswick Recycling Center.  Seedlings, available on a first come, first served basis, come with ...

First in a Series: East Brunswick's Slave History Featured in The New York Times

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The great rural area that later developed into a commercial zone near Main Street in the oldest part of the township was an area of transition, movement, and change in the first years of New Brunswick.  Visible from the high point at Chestnut Hill Cemetery, the buildings that comprise the Historic Village of Old Bridge have lots of stories to tell.  Some tales are ...

Residents, Activists Urge Rutgers Not to Raze Lincoln Annex School

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Several residents and activists who addressed the Rutgers Board of Governors on Tuesday said that the proposed expansion of the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey unfairly pits the interests of cancer patients against city students.

The speakers were part of the 75 or so people who crammed into Winants Hall to voice their opposition to a plan to build a $750 ...

Free tuition information, a Read-In & more!

Check out these upcoming events at the Piscataway Public Library.  For a full schedule of events, go to our website.

Stop by Westergard Library (20 Murray Avenue) from 6 to 8pm on Thursday, February 13 to learn more about the NJ Community College Opportunity Grant - are you eligible for free college tuition?

Join us for the African American Read-In at Kennedy Library (500 Hoes Lane) on ...

New Stuffed Burger Restaurant in Springfield Promises ‘Super’ Experience

February 17, 2020

This article first appeared in TAPinto Springfield.

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — On Presidents Day, Feb. 17, Super Stuffed Burgers celebrates its grand opening in Springfield. We got a sneak peak Friday afternoon when co-owners Rob Grunauer and Rey Perez spoke about their new venture.

“I am a comic book enthusiast/collector,” Grunauer said. “So the love of comics, ...

NBC Journalist Lester Holt Picked for Rutgers Commencement

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers Board of Governors today voted to award an honorary degree to award-winning journalist Lester Holt when he addresses graduates at the 254th-anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences on May 17.

With a journalism career that spans four decades, Holt was named NBC Nightly News anchor in June 2015 after ...

Obituaries

Piscataway – James T. “Jimmy” Edwards, 49, passed away Monday, February 10, 2020 ...
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Manuel Garrido, 79, passed away on Monday, February 3, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson University ...
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Residents Invited To Meet Freeholder Director Ron Rios At 7:00 Pm On February 25th

Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ron Rios will be the guest speaker at the meeting of the South Plainfield Democratic Organization on Tuesday February 25th.    The meeting will be held at Sherbans Diner and will start at 7:00 pm.   The public is welcome to attend.

Democratic Chair Vinnie Buttiglieri commented: “We are looking forward to talking with ...

Illegal Puppy Mill in Scotch Plains Dismantled; 132 Animals Rescued, Available for Adoption

February 19, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Investigators earlier this week dismantled a Scotch Plains puppy mill being illegally run out of a private home, resulting in more than 130 animals being rescued and transferred to more than a dozen local shelters, authorities said Wednesday.

Ten fourth-degree criminal charges and four disorderly persons offenses have been filed against Dominick Ciabattari, 60, ...

NJ Town Looks to Hatch New Law to Allow for Hen Raising

WESTFIELD, NJ — Residents here may soon be permitted to raise backyard hens, but they shouldn’t scramble to build coops just yet.

While raising chickens has become an increasingly popular hobby for consumers seeking organic eggs, the existing regulations in Westfield prohibit keeping live chickens. It is a local law that town officials are taking a second look ...

Rep. Sherrill’s Office Delivers More than 4,000 Valentines for Veterans

Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced that for Valentine’s Day, her office delivered more than 4,000 valentines for veterans written by residents from the 11th District of New Jersey.

“My team and I are blown away by the fantastic response to our first Valentines for Veterans program,” said Representative Sherrill. “I’d especially ...

YPCC Announces Discounted Membership Rates for Piscataway Residents

February 19, 2020

The YMCA of MEWSA is pleased to publish the discounted membership rates for Piscataway residents for the YMCA at The Piscataway Community Center (YPCC). Opening day is scheduled for Saturday, May 16th.

In addition, if you want to “try before you buy,” Piscataway residents can enjoy the YPCC for free every Wednesday and Sunday from May 17th through June 28th.

Membership rates ...

YMCA at The Piscataway Community Center Opening Soon, Now Hiring

Looking for work? We want Piscataway residents to work at the YMCA at The Piscataway Community Center (YPCC).

The YMCA of MEWSA will soon be taking applications to fill many part-time and full-time jobs. By this Friday, the following positions are expected to be posted on YMCAofMEWSA.org/Employment:

* Lifeguards
* Swim Instructors
* Camp Counselors
* Member Services
* Arts and ...

Filing taxes 101: Common errors taxpayers should avoid

February 17, 2020

Filing a tax return electronically reduces errors because the tax software does the math, flags common errors and prompts taxpayers for missing information.

Using a reputable tax preparer – including certified public accountants, enrolled agents or other knowledgeable tax professionals – can also help avoid errors. Mistakes can result in a processing delay, which can mean ...

The Adults in the Room

My house was recently designated as being “teen free”.

This is because my youngest two children just turned 20. They are twins. They are both in college, away from home. I only physically see them when they come home on breaks.

Turning 20 means they have run out of youthful brand names. After spending a lifetime transitioning from infants to toddlers to kids to tweens to teens ...

There is No Secret to Good Parenting

There are no secrets to being a ‘good’ parent. There are no truly “new” ideas out there. It’s all about a few basic principles: respect, responsibility, truth, flexibility, resilience, courage. Show it in words and actions so your kids know exactly how it looks and sounds. Those are the building blocks. Do them with greater and greater frequency and watch things ...