Holiday Celebrations 2022

It is that time of the year when we look forward to seeing family and friends. Whether it is in person or via Zoom, being with those we care about during the holidays always brings us peace, joy, and hope.

But it is also during the month of December that we start to think about the upcoming holiday season and most likely start to stress about how we can get everything done before the season ...

A Hotter New Jersey and Heated Politics to Look Forward to?

UNION, NJ — The moderator for a round table about New Jersey’s future issues jokingly put it in perspective when he said the conversation was going to be “a panel of formers talking about the future.”  

But the conference at Kean University sponsored by the state’s largest utility -- Public Service Electric & Gas -- had a lot of “formers” ...

REPLENISH distributes 1,445 turkeys to 45 partner organizations throughout Middlesex County in time for Thanksgiving

November 23, 2022

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – To celebrate Thanksgiving, Middlesex County’s food distribution organization, REPLENISH, hosted a series of events and food drives throughout the month of November designed to raise awareness of food insecurity and collect non-perishable foods and supplies. The month-long campaign culminated with REPLENISH’'s annual turkey distribution ...

Putting Kids First Thank Voters

It's official! On 11/22/22, the Piscataway Board of Education election was certified, and Courtney King and Nancy Salgado-Cowan won the top two spots!. Inieka Stafford ran strong, but didn’t quite make it on the board this time. We could not be prouder of the independent, grassroots campaign we ran. 

It is with humble hearts that our whole Putting Kids First team would like to ...

Piscataway African American Seniors Club Extends their Deepest Condolences to Sheriff Millie Scott and Commissioner Chanelle McCullum

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- The Piscataway African American Seniors Club (PAASC) extends their deepest condolences to Sheriff Millie Scott and Commissioner Chanelle McCullum on the death of their daughter and sister respectively, Cheryl Scott.

"Both Sheriff Scott and Commissioner McCullum have supported our group throughout the years, and we want them to know that we are thinking of them and the ...

Walter Reilly Jr., Founder and Owner of Local Collision Center, Passes Away at 71

November 30, 2022

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - South Brunswick Township is mourning the passing of Walter A. Reilly Jr., a lifelong resident, and local business owner. He was the owner and founder of Reilly Collision Center, located on Route 1 in the Monmouth Junction section of the township. Reilly passed away on Monday, November 21st at the age of 71 due to cancer, according to his obituary.

“We extend our ...

Old Bridge Police Seek Hit-and-Run Driver in Incident Near Bus Station

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -  The Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office is seeking help in finding the driver of a pickup truck involved in an incident in Old Bridge near the NJ Transit Park and Ride on Monday night. A woman crossed the street near the bus station and was dragged nearly 100 feet by a truck that left the scene.

At approximately 7:49 P.M. on Monday, the Old Bridge Police ...

South Plainfield Participating in 'Toys for Tots" 2022

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield Borough Hall once again will be the drop-off point for the annual Toys for Tots drive. The drop-off point will be at a box in Mayor Matthew Anesh’s office in Borough Hall. Toys can be dropped off November 28th through December 15h at borough hall.

“Last year, we collected well over 1000 toys due to an overwhelming response ...

Next Week at Your Library!

Please note: Both Piscataway Public Library locations will close at 5pm on Wednesday, November 23, and will be closed on Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November 25.

The Library will reopen for regular hours on Saturday, November 26!

Adults are invited to join us for Game Night at Westergard Library on Thursday, December 8 - bring your favorite board games or try one of ...

FIFA World Cup Security for U.S. Is Led by Rutgers Grad

Kenneth Greenblatt doesn’t know much about the game of soccer and would never consider himself a “football” fan, but he is playing a crucial role at the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, ensuring the security of the U.S. Men’s National Team and the more than 50,000 Americans who have traveled to the Middle East.

“My number one priority is keeping Americans in ...

Upcoming Events

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Sat, December 03
09:00 AM — 12:00 PM

Parker at Somerset, Somerset

Free Breakfast with Mr. and Mrs. Claus

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Sun, December 04
01:00 PM — 04:00 PM

Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook

A Grinchmas Whobilation at the Brook ...

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Tue, December 06
06:30 PM — 08:00 PM

Berkeley College MBA Information ...

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Tue, December 13
02:00 PM — 07:00 PM

St. Francis Episcopal Church, Dunellen

RWJ Blood Drive at St. Francis Church, ...

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Wed, December 14
06:30 PM — 08:00 PM

Berkeley College Legal and Justice ...

Assembly Speaker Announces $3 Million Investment into the Proprietary House

December 1, 2022

PERTH AMBOY – Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-19th Dist.) announced a $3 million investment in the Proprietary House in preparation for the nation’s Semiquincentennial anniversary. The anniversary, taking place in 2026, will mark the signing of the Declaration of Independence and our nation’s 250th year of independence.

Support of the Proprietary House was among ...

Missing NJ Woman Found Dead in Hawthorne

HAWTHORNE, NJ - A Ridgewood woman, Deanna Dunne, 56, had been reported missing Monday with police searching and asking the public for assistance.  Dunne was found deceased in Hawthorne, the Ridgewood Police Department reported Tuesday evening, although no location was provided.  Ridgewood authorities said she had gone missing at about 10 a.m. on Monday and was driving a gray Honda ...

Recent HS Grad Killed in Two-Vehicle Accident Sunday

RAHWAY, NJ — On Sunday, November 27, a few minutes past noon, a serious car accident took place on St. Georges Avenue that took the life of 2022 Rahway High School graduate Kenneth Posy. He was 19 years old.

Rahway Police patrol units responded to St. Georges Ave. near Moses Dr. on a report of a crash involving two vehicles, a 2017 Ford F-250 and a 2014 Infiniti ...

Here Today

Last week I lost over a billion dollars. Yes, billion with a B.

Fortunately my initial investment was only four dollars, so I don't feel too bad. But still, to see a billion dollars in personal wealth go poof at the drop of a hat, or in this case a powerball, is pretty hard to swallow.

OK, you can argue that I never really had a billion dollars, but between the time I bought my lottery ...

How TAPinto’s Email Marketing Opportunities Can Help You Reach a Large Local Audience

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Email marketing is the tried-and-true strategy of sending emails to engage with your business’s prospects and customers.

It’s the most direct and effective way of connecting with your audience and converting them into customers.

According to Constant Contact, the average return on investment (ROI) on email marketing is $36 for every $1 spent.

In fact, ...

TAPinto Showcases Industry-Leading Support System for Owner/Publishers

WESTFIELD, NJ — Jackie Lieberman was one of TAPinto's first owner/publishers and in the 10 plus years since she first became part of the TAPinto family, local news and digital marketing have evolved considerably, but one crucial aspect has stayed the same: the industry-leading support provided by TAPinto to its owner/publishers.

TAPinto Westfield is part of a network of ...