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May 20, 2022

PISCATAWAY, NJ – A tornado watch is in effect until 7:00 p.m. Friday night for Piscataway and the surrounding areas. The National Weather Service (NWS) issue the alert Friday afternoon, adding that strong thunderstorms are expected to move eastward through Central Jersey through 7:30 p.m. during ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Severe thunderstorms are expected to pass through Piscataway and the surrounding region Monday afternoon. Residents and commuters should use caution and seek cover when possible. Some storms could produce large hail, damaging winds, and heavy rain, according to the National ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – With the start of a new month, the first week in May recognizes several professions for the work their employees do, including Teachers Appreciation Week and Principals Appreciation Week, and Nurses Appreciation Week, all happening May 1-7. At Tuesday’s virtual Township Council ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Piscataway Township Council approved spending to outfit seven new police cars with lights, sirens, interior cages and other items that come with a police package. Council members voted on the resolution during Tuesday’s council meeting that was broadcast via Zoom and PCTV ...

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(Editor's Note: This article is part of a series being published by TAPinto to provide Middlesex County residents with information on and about the services provided by the Office of the Surrogate. The next article will focus on 'Guardianship of an Adult Incapacitated Person.') MIDDLESEX, NJ ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - All U.S. and New Jersey flags will be flown at half-staff until Sunday, March 27 in honor of Madeleine Albright, announced President Biden.  "As a mark of respect for former Secretary of State Madeleine Korbel Albright and her life of service to our Nation, I hereby order, by ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Looking for a spring and summer part-time job? Piscataway Township Recreation is hiring individuals at least 18 years of age to work up to 28 hours per week: • Summer Park Maintenance Crew – Main responsibilities include traveling around the Township to clean and maintain ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Piscataway School District will see a 3.32% increase in state funding for the 2022-23 school year after Gov. Phil Murphy released the allotments for New Jersey school districts Thursday. Piscataway will receive $22,366,461 in aid from the New Jersey Department of ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Monday is President's Day and some local offices and businesses are closed to observe the holiday. Below are closures listed in the Piscataway area for Monday Feb. 21. The Piscataway Public Library is closed Piscataway Township Municipal Offices are closed Middlesex ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The National Weather Service issued a Snow Squall Warning for Piscataway and the surrounding areas on Saturday. A fast-moving line is moving east at 40 miles per hour, they said. High winds and blowing snow could cause whiteout and near-zero visibility conditions, they ...

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(Editor's Note: This article is the first in a series being published by TAPinto to provide Middlesex County residents with information on and about the services provided by the Office of the Surrogate. The next article will focus on wills, the importance of having one and the probate ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Because of the ongoing effects of the pandemic, the Excluded New Jerseyans Fund (ENJF) has extended its deadline to apply through Feb. 28. Those excluded from federal pandemic stimulus payments and pandemic unemployment assistance can now apply without providing documentation of ...

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TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's heroes who are serving in the Armed Forces, or are veterans, will now eligible for enhanced benefits and protections under a group of news laws signed by Governor Phil Murphy. These new laws include expanded civil service preference for veterans, upgraded penalties for ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway Mayor Brian C. Wahler attended the United States Conference of Mayors last week where he met with a number of Senators, Congress members and fellow mayors in the nation's capital to discuss issues facing Piscataway and New Jersey.  Founded in 1932 by Franklin D.

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – New congressional ward boundaries have been adopted for Piscataway Township to comply with 2020 Census population changes. Middlesex County Ward Commissioners reconvened on Friday where they approved a recommendation to re-establish where the township’s four wards cover, a plan ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Middlesex County ward commissioners met on Tuesday to consider adjusting the boundaries and sizes of Piscataway’s four election wards/districts to comply with statutes. N.J.S.A. 40:44-13 requires “each ward be formed of compact and contiguous territory,” meaning population ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D, NJ-06) announced Tuesday that the Piscataway school district has received $235,200 in funding from the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) Emergency Connectivity Fund Program (ECF). Across New Jersey, schools and libraries will receive ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway will begin the process of readjusting its ward boundaries on Tuesday, Jan. 11th. The Re-Warding Commission revised the previous public notice and announced that virtual meetings will be held as outlined below:               For the Tuesday, ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The township is bracing for its first snowstorm of the year and some cold temperatures that are in the forecast. "Piscataway Public Works crews worked especially hard this morning preparing for the expected snow," said a post on the Township's Facebook page. "In addition to ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – As residents rang in the new year still under pandemic precautions, the first order of business for Piscataway Township was the 2022 Council Reorganization Meeting on Saturday, New Year’s Day. The reorganization meeting announces appointments to various commissions and ...

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TRENTON, NJ - On Tuesday, December 21, Governor Murphy signed legislation (S4081) extending the utility shutoff grace period from December 31, 2021 to March 15, 2022 for all water, municipal electric and sewer customers. The legislation also extends the payment plan provisions of Executive Order ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Landing Lane Bridge – a small span that plays a vital role in the traffic flow for motorists traveling through New Brunswick, Franklin and Piscataway – is scheduled to reopen on Friday, Dec. 17. Repairs began in July on the 435-foot-long bridge over the Raritan River and Raritan ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – A tract of open space at 1690 South Washington Ave. near the Lake Nelson section got the thumbs up from the Piscataway Township Council who approved a rezoning plan to allow for three warehouses to be constructed on the former farmland. The vote followed significant comment from ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ -TAPinto spoke with Sue Kiley, Deputy Director of the Monmouth County Board of Commissioners this morning. According to her press release,  Kiley was met with a standing ovation today, when she announced to a meeting of Monmouth County Republican municipal leaders that she is ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Residents of Middlesex County and 11 other New Jersey counties now have until January 5, 2022 to apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) individual assistance for property damage or loss caused by remnants of Hurricane Ida.  The application extension announced by ...

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NEW JERSEY - President Biden has ordered all U.S. flags at the White House, federal buildings and grounds, military posts, naval stations, embassies and consulates to be flown at half--staff through December 9 as a mark of respect for Sen.Robert Joseph Dole. Dole represented Kansas in the United ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. joined local elected officials and health care advocates on Monday to highlight provisions in the Build Back Better Act that are aimed at lowering prescription drug costs and making health care more affordable and accessible. “The Build Back Better ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - All New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) facilities will be closed on Thursday, November 25 for Thanksgiving. Piscataway residents are advised to check the NJMVC website for more information on scheduling appointments, to complete transactions, and to find updates or ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) earlier this week announced that the second Phase of the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (CVERAP) and Eviction Protection Program application period will be closing on December 15, 2021. The CVERAP program, which ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Piscataway’s 75-acre open space park can now move forward! The large property at S. Washington Avenue & Metlars Lane has remained in litigation limbo for more than two decades. However, a breakthrough in mediation has brought about a settlement between the vast majority of ...

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