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May 1, 2020

PISCATAWAY, NJ — All Middlesex County parks and open space including Johnson Park in Piscataway will reopen tomorrow, Saturday, May 2nd, for passive recreation only with reduced parking and strict social distancing requirements, township officials said in a Friday Facebook post. The post also ...

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New Brunswick, NJ – In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, Rutgers Cooperative Extension will offer an “Earth Day at Home” webinar series. The webinars, on Mondays from April 20 to June 29, will focus on steps everyone can take to protect the environment. And we can all ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY — A wind advisory is in effect for the Central Jersey area including Piscataway for Thursday, April 9 from 1 pm to 7 pm, according to the National Weather Service. Some areas could see wind gusts up to 50 mph, said weather officials which could blow around unsecured objects, ...

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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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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The holiday season is filled with celebrations, family, fun and gifts.  With it, comes lots of packaging, cardboard, bottles, cans and Christmas trees. To help with holiday clean-up, residents can have undecorated live-cut Christmas trees recycled ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- As the winter season gets underway and many Piscataway residents enjoy holiday festivities, township officials want to remind everyone of its leaf pickup and recycling center schedule.  In a post on the DPW website, officials said, “residents are reminded to please not sweep ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for all of Middlesex County beginning tomorrow afternoon. The advisory is in effect from 1:00 pm Monday, December 16th to 7:00am Tuesday, December 17th. According to the National Weather Service precipitation is ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Due to the predicted severe weather and possible hazardous road conditions, all Piscataway Township Public Schools will have an early dismissal on Monday, December 2. School officials notified parents of the change in schedule via the district website, phone calls, Genesis and ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Police officials have been fielding reports of coyote sightings in the township over the past few weeks. Original reports were of an aggressive coyote in and near the Rutgers Preserve on Livingston campus where at least two people were bitten. State wildlife officials closed the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Residents are urged to use extra caution during their commutes home on Thursday as gusty winds continue to blow around Piscataway. Downed trees have been reported across the township, said police, some blocking area roadways including one on Beatty Street. The National ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway Township’s last “Shred it and Forget it” mobile community shredding event for the year will take place this Saturday, October 5th in the parking lot at the Little League Complex. Rain or shine, the IntelliShred truck will be available from 9 a.m. to Noon or until the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Clean Communities & Recycling Programs of Piscataway Township continues with its free “Shred It & Forget It” mobile community shredding program this fall. Rain or shine, the IntelliShred truck will make its next stop on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Riverside Park, 430 River ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a flash flood watch for Piscataway and the surrounding areas from 2 pm this afternoon through this evening. Showers and thunderstorms are forecast to bring periods of heavy rain to our region this afternoon into early evening.

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Scorching heat of close to 100 degrees did not stop volunteers from showing up for the Muslim Center of Middlesex County’s (MCMC) first Adopt-A-Highway clean-up event on Saturday, July 20. Volunteers picked up litter along sections of Morris Ave. and Davidson Ave. in ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The afternoon sun quickly turned into darkness as a line of severe thunderstorms moved through Piscataway and the surrounding areas at the afternoon rush hour on Monday. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a severe thunderstorm warning and reported the storms moving east ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued an excessive heat warning from noon Friday until 10 p.m. Sunday for Piscataway and the surrounding Central Jersey area. “An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur,” said ...

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NEW JERSEY - Pig races, tractor pulls and prize-winning produce are the hallmarks of traditional 4-H fairs. But today’s fairgoers also can participate in 3-D printing, robotic and drone demonstrations and follow the progress of student-run urban gardens. Each of these activities honor the ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - County residents looking to get rid of hazardous household waste items can dispose of them at Piscataway Technical High School, 21 Suttons Lane on Friday, July 19 from Noon - 6 p.m. The Household Hazardous Waste Program is a service provided for Middlesex County residents only, ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — A fast moving thunderstorm blew through Piscataway late Saturday afternoon causing flooding and downing trees in some areas.  Quarter-sized hail and wind gusts were reported along Stelton Road near Old New Brunswick Road before flash flooding near the Quick Chek made for slow ...

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