Government

May 13, 2020

PISCATAWAY, NJ — Hungry residents who have only been able to order take-out from some of their favorite Piscataway restaurants because of the pandemic will be able to grab a few seats in a proposed outdoor seating plan. Executive Order 2020-01, signed by Mayor Brian Wahler on Wednesday will ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Since state and local restrictions keep people from gathering in large groups, one effort in the fight to end the coronavirus pandemic, Piscataway town officials held the April 21 council meeting via a ‘Zoom’ conference phone call. “I appreciate that members of the public who ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway residents who have been waiting for the new community center to open will have to wait a while longer. In a Monday Facebook post, township officials announced that the center’s grand opening celebration has been postponed due to current pandemic response ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Piscataway Mayor Brian C. Wahler provided residents with a new, important coronavirus update on Tuesday, April 14.  

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Piscataway officials issued the following reminder to township residents about maintaining social distance.  "Parents must please make sure their children are not congregating in our parks. We all need to practice social distancing, regardless of age," said officials on ...

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EDISON, NJ – Middlesex County health officials have turned two lanes of the Kilmer Motor Vehicle Commission’s inspection station in Edison into a drive through COVID-19 testing center, testing 156 residents on Wednesday, the first day of a multi-agency effort to combat the coronavirus ...

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Piscataway Council Vice President Kapil K. Shah (At-Large) provides a coronavirus video update combined with a request for Census participation in Gujarati on Tuesday, March 24.  

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Piscataway Mayor Brian C. Wahler gives Monday, March 23rd coronavirus video update with Police Department Chief Thomas Mosier. Note: The e-mail address for small businesses to share their home delivery or live streaming capabilities is SmallBusiness@PiscatawayNJ.org.  

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Please watch Mayor Brian C. Wahler’s new, important March 20th coronavirus update with Piscataway Township Police Department Chief Thomas Mosier.          

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Piscataway officials announced Friday that all playgrounds in Piscataway will be closed until further notice. The Public Notice - Area Closed signs that are posted in township playgrounds state that the closure, per Executive Order No. 104 must be made to restrict group ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – A Monday post on Piscataway Township’s Facebook page states: Due to the coronavirus outbreak, please be aware of how the following functions will be handled by the Township Clerk’s office to minimize in-person visits to Town Hall: Animal licensing - By postal mail only.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios and the Board of Chosen Freeholders have declared a county-wide state of emergency in response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. The declaration, which will make the County eligible for federal reimbursement ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) joined public health officials from Rutgers University addressing the coronavirus outbreak, which in New Jersey was up to 11 cases at press time. “Americans need a coordinated government response to the coronavirus outbreak that matches the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – With the number of those diagnosed with coronavirus in New Jersey up to six at press time, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) will give an update on the federal government’s response to what has become an international health crisis and what the public can do to help prevent ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway government officials announced that they are reviewing the recent round of property tax assessment notices that were mailed to homeowners in certain neighborhoods saying a computer error may have caused incorrect totals to be printed. They provided an explanation in a ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – As Piscataway officials move forward with plans to comply with terms of the energy bulk purchase referendum that passed at the November 2019 general election, a letter was recently sent to PSEG residential account holders stating that having higher percentages of renewable sources ...

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EDISON, NJ – The 2020 Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ Reorganization Meeting brought out elected officials from around the state to Middlesex County College on Tuesday, including Governor Phil Murphy to witness members of the board and the sheriff take their oaths of office to begin ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Convenience stores and grocery stores around Piscataway could pay a price if they sell vaping related products near schools, parks, and day care centers. With recent reports across the country of high school students developing respiratory related illnesses, and deaths linked ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Piscataway officials ushered in the start of the new year with appointments to the township’s many commissions and committees and the election of a new council president for 2020. At Friday’s reorganization meeting, Councilwoman-at-Large Gabrielle Cahill was elected council ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – A group of Piscataway residents have expressed concern over the township’s annual holiday display setup on the municipal building’s front lawn, saying it doesn’t fairly represent the true diversity of the community. “In light of the recent atrocities in Jersey City and the rise ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Reducing the costs of prescription medications and other types of drug treatments for America’s aging population were at the forefront of Congressman Frank Pallone’s (NJ-6) update on Monday as he praised the House’s recent passage of the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway Township Council members voted at Tuesday’s regular meeting to approve an ordinance amending development plans for a 40-acre tract of land at 150 Old New Brunswick Road, the big lot next to the Lukoil gas station. The Piscataway Planning Board has been reviewing ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ –Township officials announced that next Saturday, December 14th, homeowners can get their new Piscataway Service Cards from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Public Works office at 505 Sidney Road. Homeowners will have another Saturday opportunity on January 25th, coinciding with the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Middlesex County officials marked the completion of a $10 million Stelton Road improvement project with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Ethel Road intersection on Saturday. “I cannot thank the Board of Chosen Freeholders enough for working with us to get this over the finish ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Construction is moving along on the long-awaited Piscataway community center which is expected to open in time for residents to enjoy during the summer of 2020, several months ahead of schedule, said township officials. It will also include an outdoor component with a pirate-themed ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Known for her leadership as the director of the Piscataway Senior Center, Amy Bauman was recently recognized by the county for her work with the aging and has been awarded the 2019 Middlesex County Volunteer of the Year. Mayor Brian Wahler, on behalf of the Piscataway Municipal ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – After a nearly year-long reconstruction project, Middlesex County officials joined with Piscataway mayor, Brian Wahler at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, officially reopening the Baekeland Ave. bridge over Ambrose Creek. “This is a very happy day for Piscataway Township ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — A group of environmental activists interrupted the start of Tuesday’s council meeting, shouting “Climate Delay is Climate Denial” as they marched into the municipal building’s chambers demanding Piscataway lawmakers vote down or amend a proposed energy aggregation bill calling it a ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Fans of Piscataway’s WaWa can look forward to another as the Township Planning Board approved plans for the convenience store chain to build a second location. The new WaWa will be built on Stelton Road at Trent Place adjacent to the former Allen & Bubenick site, near the ...

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