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Piscataway: Vehicle Weight Limits to Stop Truck Traffic from using Heights Neighborhood as Short-Cut to Centennial Ave.

December 8, 2018

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Truck drivers who cut through the Heights section of Piscataway to shorten their trip to Centennial Ave from River Road could soon no longer be allowed.

At Tuesday’s regular council meeting, council members held a second reading to amend an ordinance to stop 18-wheelers and similar large trucks from using Plainfield Ave. and other neighborhood streets to ...

Bill Would Deny NJ Tuition Aid to Students Convicted of Hazing

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey college students who are convicted of hazing would no longer be eligible to receive State financial aid, under new legislation sponsored by Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean.

The bill was advanced today by the Senate Higher Education Committee.

More than 200 students have died from hazing-related accidents in the United States since 1838, and 40 students have died ...

USPS® Suspends Regular Mail Delivery for National Day of Mourning on Dec. 5

President Donald J. Trump has declared Wednesday, Dec. 5, as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush. Some key U.S. Postal Service operations will be affected.

A statement from the USPS® notes that regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative office activity will be suspended.  Limited package delivery service will be ...

Santa to Visit Piscataway’s Christmas Tree Lighting on Dec. 7th

PISCATAWAY, NJ - ‘Tis the season to gather with your neighbors for the Township’s Annual Christmas tree lighting on Friday, Dec. 7th at 7:00 p.m.

The family event will take place on the front lawn of the Piscataway Municipal Complex at 455 Hoes Lane.  

Hot chocolate and cookies will be served as children wait for Santa Claus to arrive. is an online ...

Obituary: Anne Gordon, Longtime Piscataway Resident and Former Township Chief of Staff

Editor's note: The obituary of Anne M. Gordon is online at the website for The Crabiel Home for Funerals in Milltown, NJ. 

“Anne M. (Connor) Gordon, of Piscataway, passed away Friday, November 23, 2018 at her home. She was 84.

“Born in Carbondale, PA, she lived in St. Marys and Beaver, PA, before moving to Piscataway 57 years ago. She ...

Food Assistance Now Open to Students, State Announces at County College

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Food assistance programs commonly used in urban areas will now be available to students in community college career and technical education programs, state officials said in meeting this week at Middlesex County College.

State Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson said the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as food stamps, will expand ...

VIDEO - Know a Veteran? Thank Them for Your Freedom

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11th, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I.

Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and Nov. 11 became a national holiday beginning in 1938.

Unlike Memorial Day, Veterans Day pays tribute to all American veterans—living or dead—but especially gives thanks to ...

Piscataway Police: Do Not Be Alarmed as Bells of Peace Toll on Sunday, Nov. 11

PISCATAWAY, NJ - The Piscataway Police issued an alert Thursday afternoon to township residents about the bells and sirens that will ring at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11th in honor of the 100th anniversary of the armistice of World War I as part of Bells of Peace.   

The police alert states,  **DO NOT BE ALARMED**

"On Sunday, November 11th at 11 a.m., bells will ring and ...

County Offers Additional Help for Vets, Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the End of WWI

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - 2018 marks the centennial of the end of World War I. The conclusion of “The War to End All Wars” inspired the commemoration of Armistice Day on November 11. Since then, the day’s honor extended to veterans of later wars, such as WWII, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, and became known as Veterans Day.

A lot has changed in the century following that ...


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Pway Packs Holiday Fun Over Four Days

December 6, 2018

Fantastic Family Events First with Christmas Tree Lighting

Piscataway has so much holiday excitement this weekend that it had to be stretched over four days.  With two opportunities for kids to talk to Santa Claus, families should get ready for lots of great treats.

The fun starts on Friday, December 7th at 7 p.m. with the Township’s annual Christmas tree lighting on ...