Piscataway Students Win Top Honors in Family Tree Art Contest

May 24, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – Two Piscataway High School students were among 12 others who received top honors in the 2018 New Jersey Teen Media Contest, taking home prizes for their artistic depictions of their family trees.

On Wednesday, the New Jersey Department of Human Services honored 1st Place winner, Mia Tomasino and 2nd Place winner, Avia Hurley for their original hand-made artwork ...

Grant will Fund Summer Gardening Internships on MCVTS Piscataway Campus

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools will use a $10,000 grant from Sustainable Jersey for Schools to fund a summer internship program in which students with disabilities will work on gardens on the East Brunswick and Piscataway campuses.

Ten students will be paid to work three days a week for nine weeks on the 2,500-square-foot fruit and vegetable gardens.

Piscataway: Rutgers graduation brings heavy weekend traffic

NEW BRUNSWICK - An estimated 45,000 people will fill High Point Stadium in Piscataway for Rutgers University graduation ceremonies this Sunday, bringing heavy traffic throughout much of the day.

The first ceremony at the stadium will begin at 10 a.m., followed by another at 12:30 p.m. and another later ceremony at the Rutgers Athletic Center.

Local roadways, including College ...

New Route Marks Annual P-Way 5K Race at Piscataway High School (With Video)

PISCATAWAY, NJ – And they’re off! Piscataway High School’s annual P-Way 5K Race brought out hundreds of runners and walkers to the school’s parking loop on Saturday, all to help raise funds for Project Graduation, an alcohol-free graduation party for the entire Class of 2018.  

To the musical beats being spun by DJ Deuce, runners led the way, with 15-year-old PHS ...

Piscataway’s Annual PWay 5K Run/Walk to Benefit Project Graduation

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The 2018 PWay 5K Run/Walk is Sunday, April 29. TAPinto Piscataway is proud to be this year’s media sponsor and will be there to cover the festivities.

Registration will begin at 7:00 a.m. in the parking loop at Piscataway High School.

Race time is at 9:00 a.m., with both students and adults competing for prizes.

While judges tabulate the results, at about ...

EB Tech Disabled Students Get Paid Internships under Grant

The Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools have been was awarded a $200,000 grant from the state Division of Vocational and Rehabilitation Services to help students with disabilities prepare for careers.

The grant, under the state agency’s Pre-Employment Transition Program, will provide 90 students with paid internships at a rate of $12 per hour. It also will fund a transition ...

Holy Savior Academy to Hold Open House on April 24

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Holy Savior Academy, an AdvancedED accredited Middlebrook Deanery Catholic School located in South Plainfield, will hold an open house the evening of Tuesday, April 24.At this time, prospective students and their families in pre-K3 through 8th grade will have the opportunity to tour the school, meet teachers and register. 

“Holy Savior ...

Piscataway School District Recognized as Best Community for Music Education

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway Township school officials announced the district has been chosen as a 2018 Best Communities for Music Education recipient from the NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education. 

The Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and ...

Weekly Discounts for YMCA’s Camp Lenape in Piscataway

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Registration is now open for the YMCA of Metuchen’s Camp Lenape in Piscataway summer camp program. Piscataway parents can save on weekly fees if they register their children by June 1.

“Camp Lenape  provides campers with opportunities to build lasting friendships, learn valuable lessons and build memories that will last a lifetime,” according to ...

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ESCNJ Raises $12,000 at 6th Annual 'Autism Awareness' Fundraiser

May 18, 2018

For the 6th straight year, the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey's (ESCNJ) Annual Autism Awareness Swim & Play fundraiser on behalf of Autism New Jersey was a great success.

Total funds raised were approximately $12,000, as a result of pledges for laps completed, T-shirt sales, and families participating in arts and crafts activities.

The event received additional ...