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The Newark Star-Ledger
Report: One-quarter of N.J. teachers rated below levels needed to keep tenure
Education Commissioner Christopher Cerf will discuss the findings of a report from the Evaluation Pilot Advisory Committee during today's Board of Education meeting in Trenton.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Jersey Journal
Rutgers adds 'risk management' system in response to basketball scandal
File photo of Old Queens at Rutgers University in New Brunswick. Rutgers is introducing a new risk management system in response to how it handled the firing of basketball coach Mike Rice.
The Jersey Journal
Dunellen police call new radio system with Piscataway a safety hazard
DUNELLEN - When Dunellen signed an agreement to have radio dispatch and communications for emergency personnel handled by Piscataway, borough officials believed they were upgrading their system that had been handled by Rutgers University's Police Department.
Benefits slated for Typhoon Haiyan victims in the Philippines
About one month has passed since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, leaving a path of devastation in its wake.
FISH Hospitality Program Inc. offers temporary shelter to the homeless
Nightly, about 14 people receive shelter in a rotating system of about 14 churches in Middlesex, Somerset and Union counties provided through the FISH Hospitality Program Inc. "We're a 14-bed shelter.
Family denied saying goodbye to dying relative due to officious security guard
John Urbaniak of Piscataway, N.J., should try to look on the bright side. He can always say goodbye to his nonagenarian grandfather the next the man dies.
Fish Inc., Dunellen Area offers food and clothing to those in need
More than 40 years ago the Clergy Association of Piscataway and Dunellen saw a need to provide food and clothing to needy people in the area.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Holiday home tours raise money for important causes
Holiday house tours have become a traditional way to raise money for worthy causes here in Central Jersey.
Video Explains How NJ's Red Light Cameras Work
One of the two vendors for New Jersey's controversial red-light cameras has put out a video intended to provide a comprehensive look at the process - and clear up some persistent questions, according to a story posted on nj.com.
Working mother of two focuses on maintaining a joyful home
On any given night at Stephanie Myers' home in Manville, you can hear the dogs barking and the children laughing, and this single mother of two wouldn't have it any other way.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
A healing hope
For the 27th time in less than two years, Voices of Valor is about to release a song recording that helped a group of veterans release the emotional wounds of war and other issues related to military service.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Piscataway man dies after apparent heart attack on highway
A 65-year-old Piscataway man died after suffering an apparent heart attack while driving on Route 202 at about 2 p.m. Thursday.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Montgomery Church reaches out to wider community through free Saturday hot lunch program
Volunteers gladly and enthusiastically serving a wholesome and nutritious freshly cooked meal to their guests in a restaurant style setting, and then saying a blessing over the meal with their guests before often conversing them about their week, is a key feature of what happens every Saturday afternoon at Montgomery Evangelical Free Church's ... (more)
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Wrestling: Dellefave Enters AWN, InterMat Rankings
PISCATAWAY, N.J. Redshirt senior 133-pounder Vinnie Dellefave is the latest Rutgers wrestler to appear in the national rankings, earning the No.
Asbury Park Press
Report details strengths, weaknesses in Rutgers' response to Sandy
In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, Rutgers University secured its campus by hosting emergency shelters for more than 7,000 state and local residents who were forced from their homes and its contributions were recognized last summer by the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security.
Teen from Mumbai's red-light district still needs help
Shweta Katti, a girl from Mumbai's red-light district, who was able to come to the United States to study on a full scholarship at Bard College in upstate New York, still needs help.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
IEEE 1908.1a Working Group Develops Two Draft Virtual Keyboard Layouts for Hindi
PISCATAWAY, N.J. & BANGALORE, India -- -- IEEE, the world's largest professional organization advancing technology for humanity, today announced that the IEEE 1908.1TM Virtual Keyboard Standard for Indic Languages Working Group has developed two drafts of Hindi virtual keyboards.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Piscataway Garden Club has busy fall season
At the first meeting of the season, members of The Piscataway Garden Club were delighted to receive their new Yearbook.
Clarks Hometown News Patriot
[PHOTO] Holiday Shoppers
Jeslyn Zubrycki of Piscataway and Jini Looney of Metuchen, first grade students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison, browse gift items at the Holiday Boutique in the Oakwood Room.