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LD17 Candidate for State Assembly Robert Quinn: Candidate Statement

October 16, 2017

            It is my desire for the public to know several important points about my candidacy, which they may take into consideration when determining who to vote for: 

I have been a resident of Franklin Township for 12 years. Born in North Plainfield I have lived in New Jersey most of my life. 
I am the father of two. My children, Terrence, ...

Alexandra Lopez for Piscataway Township Board of Education

1. Why are you running for re-election to the Piscataway Township Board of Education?

I have been a resident of Piscataway for 18 years. I specifically chose Piscataway as a place to raise my family because of its rich diversity. As a Latino woman, married to a Latino man, we made a conscious decision to ensure that our children were raised in a community that represented our values. In 2011, ...

Dr. Tom Connors for Piscataway Township Board of Education

1. Why are you running for re-election to the Piscataway Township Board of Education?

I have been a resident of Piscataway for 29 years.  I have been a member of the Board of Education since 2008.  I am running for re-election because I believe in public education.  I grew up under difficult financial circumstances and getting a good public education was key to my success.

A Call for All Library Supporters to Vote "Yes" on Nov. 7

October 16, 2017

Dear Editor:

As a New Jersey resident and strong supporter of our local library, I urge all New Jersey citizens to vote “YES” on Tuesday, November 7 for the NJ Library Construction Bond Act, supporting libraries across NJ. 

Libraries are increasingly becoming the social hubs of our communities.This act  authorizes New Jersey to issue ...

LD17 Assembly Candidate Robert Quinn: The Age of Defiance in Politics

Dear Editor,

                Having trudged across this political terrain for over 18 months I see we are nearing the end. I’ve tried to show you something new and different. To return to an era where we are not so obsessed with clinging to these labels we call ...

South Brunswick Police Offering Reward For Gas Station Shooting Information

October 16, 2017

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police, in conjunction with Middlesex County, are offering a reward for information regarding Sunday morning’s shooting during a botched robbery at a Route 27 gas station that left the attendant in serious condition.

In a press release Monday afternoon, Chief of Police Raymond Hayducka said the department is offering a reward for information about the robbery ...

Obituaries

Kenneth H. Stewart, 85, died Monday, October 9, 2017 at the Center of Hope Hospice in Scotch ...
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James Faraci, 96, passed away on Friday, September 15, 2017 at Brandywine Living at Middlebrook ...
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Clara Barton Local History Day

October 17, 2017

The Clara Barton Public Library has partnered with the Metuchen-Edison Historical Society to bring back by popular demand, Clara Barton Local History Day on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 10am-3pm.

The event will consist of a 30 minute interactive presentation at 10:30am and 1:30pm. Attendees will also have the opportunity to browse through and view old photographs, maps, displays, and other ...

Progressive Leaders To Hold District 17 Town Hall Without Their Legislators

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Leaders of statewide progressive groups will join Legislative District 17 residents for a town hall to discuss a legislative road map that district legislators can follow to support a working families platform.

Senator Bob Smith, and Assemblymen Danielsen & Egan have refused to attend a "Blue 40" Town Hall spearheaded ...

Friend's of the Library 2017 Fall Book Sale October 24 - 30

Book Sale Location: Kennedy Main Meeting Room

Tues. Oct. 24:     4-6 pm Table Set-up, 6-9 pm Book Set-up
Wed. Oct. 25:      9 am till done Book Set-up; 6:30-8:30 pm Preview Night
Thur. Oct. 26:     10 am - 8:30 pm Book Sale
Fri. Oct. 27:        10 am - 4:30 pm Book Sale
Sat. Oct. 28:       10 am ...

Rutgers student sexually assaulted in College Avenue dorm room

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A female student affiliated with the university was reportedly sexually assaulted when a man randomly walked into her dorm room on October 13, according to police.

The assault happened at around 4:30 p.m. in Mettler Hall on College Avenue, Rutgers police said in a university-wide crime alert.

The victim was sitting in her room with the door open, when an unknown man ...

Upcoming Events

Thu, October 19, 7:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

Families Like Yours

Arts & Entertainment

Thu, October 19, 7:30 PM

Piscataway Public Library, Piscataway

Country Line Dancing

Arts & Entertainment

Fri, October 20, 8:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

Tango Buenos Aires

Arts & Entertainment

Sat, October 21, 9:00 AM

South County Park, Lambertville

Flemington Speedway Historical Society Annual Car ...

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Sat, October 21, 9:00 AM

South County Park, Lambertville

Flemington Speedway Historical Society Annual Car ...

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Christie, Booker, and Baraka show strong support for Newark to be next Amazon HQ

October 17, 2017

A bipartisan trinity of New Jersey politico firepower assembled in downtown Newark to shoot the first salvo needed to score a major economic triumph for New Jersey's largest city: the construction in Newark of the new corporate headquarters for Amazon, the world's largest online retailer.  

All three of the prime politicians in place inside Rutgers Business School on ...

Want to Take Your Business Global? New Jersey Businesses Eligible for Grant Funding

October 11, 2017

Are you a New Jersey business owner who has already realized the potential of a global market or an entrepreneur seeking to increase sales and profit by taking your business worldwide? 

The New Jersey Business Action Center (BAC) has been awarded a $606,151 State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration to help New Jersey companies gain access to ...

The Mommy’s Review - Welcome back, water bottles!

Well, the kids are firmly back in school, and one of my priorities this year is for everyone to stay dry! No, not in the potty training sense! What I mean is that I’m tired of taking out soggy folders and wet assignments from their backpacks! I can’t tell you how many times my kids came home with wet lunchboxes and school bags this past school year. Their reusable water bottles just ...

Excess Body Weight Associated with 13 Different Cancers

In a review of over 600,000 people with cancer, the Centers for Disease Control and the National Cancer Institute found that 13 cancers representing 40% of all cancers, were associated with obesity. The 13 cancers include: cancer of the brain, esophagus, thyroid, gallbladder, stomach, liver, pancreas, kidney, ovaries, uterus, colon, postmenopausal breast cancer and multiple myeloma (cancer of ...