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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



Free to Children Ages 1-16 years of age

Go to for more info in English and Spanish !

1700 Myrtle Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07063

Sat, February 2, 7:00 PM

Deewan Banquet, Piscataway

EDC Winter Wonderland Scholarship Gala

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/02/2019 7:00pm 02/02/2019 11:00pm America/New_York EDC Winter Wonderland Scholarship Gala

Evolution Dance Center is hosting its first Winter Wonderland Scholarship Gala on Sat. Feb. 2.

Time: 7 pm – 11 pm. Black-Tie

Tickets are $65 each. To purchase, visit

Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

Miss Payton Howell – EDC's 2019 scholarship recipient will be honored that evening.

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560 Stelton Rd Piscataway, NJ 08854

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Human Services Opens Applications for COVID-19 Child Care Tuition Assistance Program

September 21, 2020

(TRENTON) – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced that applications are now open for the new COVID-19 child care tuition assistance program the Murphy Administration has created to help families with child care costs as schools open remotely.

The $150 million program will provide child care tuition assistance to New Jersey families with ...

Anand Paluri Joins MCC Board of Trustees

Anand Paluri Joins Middlesex County College Board of Trustees

Anand (Andy) Paluri of Monroe Township, a licensed professional engineer with over 33 years of experience in planning, design and construction supervision of infrastructure projects throughout the world, has joined the Middlesex County College Board of Trustees.

Paluri is vice president and area manager of WSP USA Inc., one of ...

George Floyd's Brother Leads Protest in New Brunswick

September 20, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK - Terrence Floyd decried gun violence and spoke of unity as the greatest weapon against racism and police misconduct.

Peace and  the pursuit of harmony, he said, was at the essence of his brother, George, who died after being pinned to the ground by his neck by a Minneapolis police officer.

About 500 gathered on the steps of the Middlesex County Courthouse to hear ...

South Brunswick Police and DEA Investigation Leads to Charges of Drugs and Child Endangerment

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A South Brunswick man has been charged on counts of drug possession and child endangerment in the Kendall Park section of the township. Michael Mcgarty, age 36, was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a prohibited weapon, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts of unlawful possession of various narcotics, and endangering the welfare ...

Case Dismissed Against Four Edison Police Officers Charged with No-Show Jobs

EDISON, NJ  — Officers Gregory Makras and James Panagoulakos, and Sergeants Brian Rossmeyer and Ioannis (John) Mpletsakis, were charged in June 2018 by the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office with receiving payment for extra-duty jobs they didn’t actually perform. 

The charges were dismissed in April 2020, and the police officers reported back to duty this ...

Are you a voter? National Voter Registration Day is September 22

Not sure if you're registered, or if your registration is up to date? Check here.
Need to register?  New Jersey just ...

TAPinto Offers Special Introductory Packages

Our Special Introductory Packages provide our local businesses with social media marketing, content marketing, and brand awareness as well as the flexibility to market in neighboring towns.  For more information, visit

How Sweet! Check Out These NJ Honey Farms During National Honey Month

September 17, 2020

NEW JERSEY — September is widely recognized as National Honey Month. This month typically marks the end of the honey collection season for beekeepers across the US.

You don’t have to be arms deep in a beehive to appreciate the thick, golden stuff that makes everything sweeter. The Garden State has a number of bee and honey farms that produce high-quality, local raw ...

Notorious RBG Got Her Start in Newark

NEWARK, NJ - Long before she became a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent nearly a decade in Newark as a professor at the School of Law–Newark, now Rutgers Law School.

Ginsburg, 87, who died Friday after a battle with pancreatic cancer, worked at the law school from 1963 to 1972, a period when it was at the forefront of the social justice ...


Toms River, NJ – Bruce Vitale, 73, passed away on September 12, 2020 at Community General ...
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Piscataway – Helen Perrone, 94, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, September 5, 2020 in ...
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Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios: POW/MIA Recognition Day, September 18, 2020

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Even when the people we care about are far away, we can always keep them close in our hearts. In times like these, this lesson is more apparent than ever- and it’s an important one to remember on National POW/MIA Recognition Day. This year, that day falls on September 18, 2020. It’s dedicated to our nation’s servicemen and women who were prisoners of ...

Murphy Blasts Republicans’ ‘Blatant Power Grab’ in Rushing to Replace Ginsburg

September 21, 2020

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday said Republican lawmakers are displaying “rank hypocrisy” in looking to “ram a nominee” for the seat left vacant by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with less than seven weeks to go before Election Day 2020.

Three days after Ginsburg’s death, Murphy — a Democrat — called out U.S. Senate Republicans ...

Be blessed and grateful: The Franklin community remembers Lionel M. Macauley

SOMERSET, NJ -- More than 200 friends and family gathered yesterday to honor Lionel M. Macauley with calls for mourners to live their lives with blessings and gratitude, as Macauley would have wanted. Candles lined the basketball courts of Castleton Park while those who knew and loved Macauley shared stories of his dedication to the people around him.

The community mourned his loss following a ...

NJIT detects COVID-19 in sewage, quarantines entire dormitory

An entire dorm at the New Jersey Institute of Technology remains in lockdown after the engineering school detected high levels of the COVID-19 virus in its sewage.

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit

Project engineers ran ...

Back to school in New Jersey: What to expect this fall

September 15, 2020

Examining the widely varying approaches to the upcoming school year and how best practices can be determined and shared

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit

As part of its ongoing series on the changing face of education ...


At the risk of sounding political, I believe in science.

I spent way too many hours subjecting my brain to a Math-O-Matic blender of science classes in school to discount it. Let’s face it, nobody would have made it that hard if there wasn’t some validity to it.

Oh I believe in other important stuff too, like astrology and miracles for instance, but a well-accepted scientific ...

Night Walk: In Memory of 9/11

Night Walk: In memory of 9/11


A cool night, finally. A soft breeze.


Walking, walking, no distractions other than an occasional car passing by.

Crickets and katydids surround me with their chirping song.


No real sense of distance in the darkened streets.

Houses make themselves known by lights peeking through window ...