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Mon, October 11, 7:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, Piscataway

Historical Fiction Book Discussion: The Giver of ...

Education Government

Add to My Calendar 10/11/2021 7:00pm 10/11/2021 8:00pm America/New_York Historical Fiction Book Discussion: The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes

Join us on Thursday, November 11, when author and Piscataway High School alumn Kaia Alderson will be joining us to discuss Sisters in Arms. Copies of the title are available at Kennedy Library.
Register here for the November 11th event.

Virtual Piscataway, NJ
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Wed, October 13, 6:00 PM

Middlesex County

Better Safe Than Sorry: Advanced Cell Phone & ...

Education Government Police & Fire

Add to My Calendar 10/13/2021 6:00pm 10/13/2021 8:00pm America/New_York Better Safe Than Sorry: Advanced Cell Phone & Internet Safety For Teens

HOW TO KEEP YOUR KIDS SAFE WHILE UTILIZING ELECTRONIC DEVICES

Join us virtually, to learn about the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) campaign. This campaign aims to educate teens and young children about cell phone and Internet safety and the dangers of certain “apps” that can be used to exploit and victimize children on their cell phones and other electronic ...

Virtual Middlesex County, NJ
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Fri, October 22, 5:15 PM

Piscataway High School, Piscataway

Dedication Ceremony for Kenny Armwood Stadium

Education Giving Back Government Sports

Add to My Calendar 10/22/2021 5:15pm 10/22/2021 6:00pm America/New_York Dedication Ceremony for Kenny Armwood Stadium

The Dedication Ceremony for Kenny Armwood Stadium is Friday, October 22, at 5:20 PM at PHS, directly before the football game. We are proud to honor this PHS graduate, former Board of Education member, former Town Council member, and Middlesex County Commissioner.

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Sat, October 23, 8:00 AM

Little League parking lot, Piscataway

Shred It & Forget It

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Add to My Calendar 10/23/2021 8:00am 10/23/2021 12:00pm America/New_York Shred It & Forget It

Piscataway’s next “Shred It & Forget It” free mobile community shredding program is this Saturday at the Little League parking lot, 495 Sidney Road, rain or shine, from 8 a.m. to Noon or until the truck is full.

Piscataway residents only. For homeowners, the Piscataway Service Card is required at the entrance: ...

495 Sidney Road Piscataway, NJ 08854

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Loyola University Maryland Welcomes Piscataway's James Concepcion

November 18, 2021

BALTIMORE, MD - James Concepcion, from Piscataway, is now a member of the class of 2025 at Loyola University Maryland.

As first-year students embark on their college experience, they will all take part in Loyola's living learning program, Messina. The common text for Messina is Heartland, by Sarah Smarsh. The book, an eye-opening memoir of working-class poverty in America ...

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Holds Matching Funds Campaign for Giving Tuesday

November 29, 2021

​HILLSIDE, NJ—November 29, 2021 

Giving Tuesday is tomorrow, a day of generosity to kick off the holiday season and one of the Community FoodBank of New Jersey’s (CFBNJ) biggest fundraising days of the year. This year, with food costs on the rise, a hard winter ahead, and pandemic support measures ending, hundreds of thousands ...

Dunellen Rescue Squad and River Road Rescue Squad Announce Partnership to Improve Care for Dunellen, Piscataway, and Surrounding Communities

The Dunellen Rescue Squad, Inc. (DRS) and the River Road Rescue Squad, Inc. (RRRS), today announced the entering of working operational partnership with the ultimate goal of a full merger.  This partnership brings together the combined resources and more than 148 years of operational experience to better serve both municipalities and their surrounding communities.

In an ever changing ...

Five Below Fund Raising Shopping Event for Conackamack PTO

What - Five Below Fund Raising Shopping Event for Conackamack PTO.

When - Wednesday, November 24th through Tuesday, November 30th, during store hours

Where - Five Below at Hadley Center Drive, South Plainfield, NJ

Why - To help raise money for Conackamack Middle School PTO

How - Print and bring in the below flyer and Show it at time of purchase.  10% of the purchase will be ...

New Brunswick Woman Charged in Connection with Crash that Killed Two Children

November 30, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 31-year-old New Brunswick woman has been charged in connection with a crash that has left two 9-year-old children dead.

Others involved in the crash on Thursday, Nov. 25 suffered serious injuries.

Police said Yokauri Batista-Alcantara was driving her Honda Accord the wrong way down a Route 130 on-ramp when it crashed into an Old Bridge Police patrol ...

Photo Gallery: East Brunswick's Holiday of Lights

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Sunday night, the East Brunswick Department of Recreation and Parks pulled off another heroic feat - bringing both Christmas and Hanukkah to East Brunswick for about 300 residents and guests.

Also on deck were the Girl Scouts; the East Brunswick Education Association; the EB Youth Council; Representatives from the Board of Education and Public Library; ...

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Library Locations Closed for Scheduled Holiday

Both Kennedy and Westergard Libraries will close at 5pm on Wednesday, November 24, and will be closed on Thursday, November 25, and Friday, November ...

Let TAPinto Be Part of Your Marketing Plan

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Do you have a Marketing Plan?  What are you doing now? Is it working? What's your budget? Do you want to reach our TAPinto viewers? Have you considered the TAPinto Do-it-Yourself (DIY) marketing platform? These are the questions we will ask you when inquiring about marketing with TAPinto.

The TAPinto network of ...

RU Women's Soccer Headed to College Cup

PISCATAWAY, NJ - No. 5 Rutgers women's soccer punched its ticket to the 2021 NCAA Women's College Cup, advancing out of the quarterfinals on Friday night at Yurcak Field.

The Scarlet Knights played to their second consecutive double-overtime draw, this one by a score of 2-2 with No. 7 Arkansas.

RU claimed the edge in penalty kicks, 4-2, to clinch the program's second ...

Obituaries

Dunellen, NJ — Frederick J. Cingerana, Sr., 53, passed away after on September 13, 2021 at ...
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Piscataway, NJ — Joseph L. “Joe” Cardone, 81, passed away Tuesday, September 7, ...
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New Jersey Date Night: Celebrate Hanukkah With Some of NJ’s Best Doughnuts

November 27, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Whether you personally celebrate Hanukkah or have friends who do, there are a lot of takeaways from this well-known yet not major Jewish holiday. Much like an action film of today, Hanukkah features conflict between the Maccabees and the Seleucids, a sacred temple as a backdrop and of course a supply chain ...

Princeton University Tightens COVID Restrictions as Students Return from Thanksgiving Break

November 30, 2021

Does Princeton University know something that we don’t’ know? On Saturday, November27, as lots of us were still enjoying extended visits with family and friends for the first time in two years, the university posted several updates to its COVID-19 Resources website.

The university raised its risk status from moderate to high, but not apparently based on speculation about the new ...

Is Social Media Being Used as a Vehicle to Promote Vandalism to Local Homes?

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Imagine being home alone enjoying a quiet evening when someone kicks your front door more than once - and it flies open. Burglars? Possibly, but equally possible is that this is a new Tiktok challenge, one that is trending around the world. 

While there is no specific evidence that a recent one-night spate of kicking front doors and running away in New Providence ...

Playing on His Home Court. NBA's Louis King Continues to Give Back to his Jersey City Neighborhood

JERSEY CITY, NJ - With his team on the road this year, Sacramento Kings forward Louis King could not attend the 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Meal and Coat Giveaway on Saturday, Nov. 20. at Audubon Park.

But his family was well represented, and the event drew even more people than last year when held along a one block stretch of Martin Luther King Drive.

This year Stop & Shop and Hunger Free ...

Runaway Prevention Month Highlights Critical Youth Services

November 25, 2021

ELIZABETH, NJ — November is Runaway Prevention Month, a campaign designed to shine a light on the experiences of runaway and homeless youth and the resources that are available. 

Elizabeth-based Community Access Unlimited (CAU) and other youth providers help these young people from missing opportunities to build a secure adulthood. 

“I benefited so ...

10 DIY Décor Ideas for Your Holiday Home

So much of the joy from the holiday season comes from entertaining. Whether you’re throwing a big bash for the neighborhood or hosting a more intimate gathering of close family and friends, filling your home with exciting and colorful decorations is a must.

Rather than buying everything pre-made, consider rounding out your décor collection with some DIY items that highlight your ...

The Best U.S. Trips to Take During the Holiday Season

While some may agree that there’s “no place like home for the holidays,” for others, Christmastime means vacation time. If you’re thinking about heading out of town for the holidays, here are seven destinations to put on your list. 

Best Places to Visit in November

Montpellier, Vermont. From the changing colors of the leaves to the mouth-watering smell of ...

A View With a Room

VRBO Listing #603
International Space Station

Nestled 254 miles from earth just outside the Kármán line, this newly renovated, solar-powered space module is the perfect adventure getaway. Updates include state-of-the-art porta potty suction units, refurbished airlock chambers, exercise gym, computers, blinking lights, and plenty of hallway storage. A cozy 360 degree cupola for ...

Issue Advocacy: How One TAPinto Franchisee Knew It Was Time to Engage the Reader Differently

Elizabeth Meyers knows how things work in Trenton.

She worked for a legislative member starting at the age of 20, then as a contract lobbyist, and then a stint at Capital Impact Group. Then Meyers went back to the legislature, where she worked as Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo's Chief of Staff for nine years.

Meyers is the Publisher/Editor for TAPinto Bordentown and Editor for ...

Success of TAPinto’s DIY Content Submission Process Highlighted at 2021 NJ Local News Summit

MONTCLAIR, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was featured as a virtual speaker at the 2021 NJ Local News Summit, presented by The Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University, on Thursday.  Shapiro talked about TAPinto’s Do-It-Yourself (DIY) content submission process and the impact on revenue.

The process, which was developed a few ...

Extra, Extra: Read All About It- Newspaper Trends... and Opportunities

What's a former Dow Jones and Wall St. Journal pro have to say about the newspaper industry, how it's evolved, where it is now, where it may be headed, and what opportunities that portends? 

To find out, listen to my guest expert, Ken Herts, Chief Operating Officer of the Lenfest Institute for Journalism. Ken has spent more than 30 years in the news business... so he should know ...

Challenges and Opportunities of the Family Caregiving Trend

Over 60 million adults in the U.S. and many millions more around the world are dealing with the challenges of caring for an older adult. Are you? Some of these people are seniors themselves, who also must care for their grandchildren! The number of caregivers is GROWING rapidly and includes both men and women and even members of the Millennial generation. Sadly, most governments and businesses, ...