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Four Middlesex Relatives Charged in Connection With Elizabeth Shooting

January 21, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Two New Brunswick men are among a group of four relatives charged in connection with an Elizabeth homicide, authorities announced.

Tyquan Fuqua, 26, and Almalik Fuqua, 27, both of New Brunswick, are being charged in connection with the fatal shooting of 30-year-old East Brunswick resident Tyrone Osoriom, according to a Jan. 19 statement from acting Union County Prosecutor Ann ...

Obituaries

Christina C. Sweet (Diaz) 79 years, died Monday January 1, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson University ...
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- Nov 15, 2017
Phillip A. Petracca, also widely known as Filippo Neri in the Italian-American Radio and ...
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Piscataway High School Planetarium Opens to the Public

January 19, 2018

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The newly renovated Planetarium at Piscataway High School offers big benefits to the Piscataway community. Now, in addition to serving as classroom space for PHS astronomy students, the PHS Planetarium offers Saturday Astronomy Education for younger students. These fun-filled and entertaining shows are packed with accurate information that complement ...

Somerset County 4-H Trainmasters Annual Winter Show Set

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County 4-H Trainmasters annual Winter Train show at the Ted Blum 4-H Center, on Milltown Road, is being held Jan. 27 and 28, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.

Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for children under 12 years old. Children under the age of 2 years old are free. Admission pays for entry to all areas of the show. The ...

Friends of the Library President Maggie Serpico Releases Statement on Proposed Budget Cuts

UPDATE from Piscataway Library: We are pleased to announce that the Township has agreed to not cut the Library funding. The Library and Board of Trustees appreciate their support and their valuation of the services the Library provides the residents.

Contact:
Maggie Serpico
President
Friends of Piscataway Public Library

The Friends of the Piscataway Library were alarmed to learn ...

Rutgers Historians Collecting 2018 Women's March Signs

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Believe it or not, we’re living through history right now. That’s why the Rutgers University Libraries want to collect artifacts and memorabilia from the present day.

If you took part in yesterday's women's march in Morristown, or one of the "sister" marches across the state, you should consider donating your signs and protest memorabilia ...

Upcoming Events

Wed, January 24, 8:00 PM

State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

The Illusionists

Arts & Entertainment

Sat, January 27, 8:00 AM

Rutgers Douglas Student Center, New Brunswick

2018 Winter Conference

Education Green Health & Wellness Other

Sat, January 27, 1:00 PM

Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Washington Crossing, Titusville

Election Reform & Voting Rights

Education Giving Back Government Law & Justice Other

Sun, January 28, 8:00 AM

Rutgers Douglas Student Center, New Brunswick

2018 Winter Conference

Education Green Health & Wellness Other

Mon, January 29, 8:00 AM

Rutgers Douglas Student Center, New Brunswick

2018 Winter Conference

Education Green Health & Wellness Other

More Than 25 Cats, 1 Dog Rescued From Deplorable Conditions in Woodland Park Hoarding Case

January 21, 2018

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Over 25 cats and one dog were were removed from deplorable conditions in a home of a local elderly woman.

Passaic County S.P.C.A. Humane Police and Wayne Township Animal Control, who services the Borough of Woodland Park, responded to the home at 15 Hillery St. on a report of animals living in deplorable conditions in a home without ...

Mark Zuckerberg Should Be Concerned About His Legacy; Punishing Legitimate Media Organizations and Small Businesses Isn’t the Answer; Regulation Is

Facebook recently announced it will be changing its feed and algorithms so that news from publishers and posts from businesses will be relegated in favor of posts about your neighbor’s cat. 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook is making these changes because he is concerned about his legacy and that of the company he founded. If ...

2018 Income Tax Filing Season – New Veterans Exemption, Pension Exclusion, and more

January 21, 2018

Due to the recent tax reform legislation that was passed, it is no surprise that the 2018 Tax Filing season will not begin until January 29, 2018.  According to the IRS, the opening date was set at January 29th, to ensure the readiness of the forms and to evaluate the potential implications of the new tax legislation on 2017 Tax Returns. 

Filing season will begin on January 29th and ...

Follow the Money

In 2013 a man in the UK cleaned out his junk drawer and absently tossed an old hard drive dismantled from a Dell Computer into the trash.  The hard drive, rusting in landfill somewhere in Wales, contains 7500 bitcoins. 

  

At the time, his staggering loss was about $4 million.  But if he had wisely invested his failing hard drive in a bank safe deposit box his ...

Man-flu may be for real!

Man-flu may be for real!
Joanna Hayden, PhD, CHES
A study published in the British Medical Journal on December 27, 2017 reporting the results of an investigation into the existence of “man-flu” suggests that flu in men may really be more severe and cause worse symptoms than flu in women.

Abstract of original journal article: ...