Peter Oliva of Piscataway Graduates from East Stroudsburg University

May 23, 2022

EAST STROUDSBURG, PA -- A total of 1,021 students, including Peter Oliva, of Piscataway, N.J., received degrees from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania at a commencement ceremony on May 8 at Eiler-Martin Stadium.

A total of 800 bachelor's degrees, 214 master's degrees and seven doctoral degrees were awarded.

Fall 2021 Graduates, whose degrees were conferred in December, ...

Kenneth Welch of Piscataway Graduates from University of the Cumberlands

WILLIAMSBURG, KY -- University of the Cumberlands would like to congratulate Kenneth Welch of Piscataway, NJ, on their graduation from Cumberlands! Kenneth completed their Master of Arts in Christian Studies.

University of the Cumberlands held commencement ceremonies recently to celebrate its newest graduates. Participants in this year's commencement ceremonies included graduates from 49 ...

I’m voting for Staci Berger

May 26, 2022

I’m voting for Staci Berger, Column A Democrat for Transparency & Fairness for Ward 3 Council, because she is for the people. She genuinely cares about Piscataway and the needs of the community. She isn’t afraid to use her voice to stand for what’s right and is willing to do whatever it takes to make positive change. I know she will stand true to her word and will be ...

Why I voted for Staci Berger


Simply said, because of who she is, her moral character, and what she has and will continue to do for Piscataway.

There are four attributes that immediately come to mind when asked about Staci Berger.

Honesty and Transparency- Staci is a person you can trust. She will tell you the truth even ...

No More Warehouses

- "Dear Neighbors, I have enjoyed living in Piscataway for the past nine years and appreciate our vibrant, diverse community.  But at the same time, I am deeply concerned about trusting our future to a Mayor and Council whose primary focus seems to be on encouraging developers to build huge trucking warehouses that now dominate large sections of the Township.  These are bad for our ...

Piscataway’s 29th Annual Street Fair

May 25, 2022

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway’s 29th Annual Street Fair will be held Saturday, June 11th, rain or shine from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at our NEW LOCATION at Stockton Street behind the YMCA at the Piscataway Township Community Center. The Piscataway Street Fair is excited to add a “Kidszone” this year as a way to support kid entrepreneurs by providing them the opportunity to ...

New Jersey State Parks Announce Memorial Day Beach and Lifeguard Hours

Memorial Day Weekend Lifeguard Schedule Island Beach State Park will be staffed with lifeguards from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend. Swimming is only permitted in designated swim areas when lifeguards on are duty.

Additional Swim Areas Opening in June 

The following lakefront swim areas are anticipated to open for swimming in ...

Campaign Signs Defaced and Stolen

Does Piscataway have a sign collector living in town? If so, they only have one type of sign that they like, it’s the Piscataway Democrats' Primary signs. Residents across the town have been requesting signs for their lawns to show their support for the Column B team that has delivered real results that have improved the entire township.

No ‘Cancer Hazard’ at Colonia HS, Officials Say

May 26, 2022

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Radiological tests conducted at Colonia High School have found “no evidence of any cancer-causing hazard” and no reason for further environmental investigations at the school, Mayor John E. McCormac announced today.

For two weeks in April, Woodbridge paid for radiological assessment at Colonia High. More than 100 radon detection canisters were placed ...

Mayor Says Gun Violence Down in New Brunswick, Thanks to Police Efforts

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Creating a police intelligence unit, partnering with other law enforcement agencies, participating in gun buy-back events and other initiatives are showing signs of curbing the recent spate of gun violence in the city, Mayor Jim Cahill said Thursday.

He also said keeping illegal guns out of the hands of people who shouldn’t have them through tougher federal laws ...

 Sayreville Man Charged with Murder of Girlfriend

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- A Sayreville man has been arrested and charged in connection with murder of his girlfriend, Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Chief John Zebrowski of the Sayreville Police Department announced Thursday.

Authorities responded to the Winding Wood Apartments following a 911 call reporting an unresponsive female on May 19, 2022, at approximately 3:48 a.m.

Guess What's Coming Up at the Library!


Fulfilling Our Nation's Promise
Thursday, May 26 at ...

Celebrate your graduate with a Milestone on TAPinto for FREE! Simply Login, click on Submit Content, and choose Milestone.

Celebrate your graduate with a Milestone on TAPinto for FREE!  Simply Login, click on Submit Content, and choose Milestone. 

New Rutgers Women's Basketball Coach 'Beyond Thrilled'

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers’ new women’s basketball coach has 22 years of coaching experience, was a star player and a trailblazer in the WNBA and is a wife and mother of two.

Coquese Washington, who was named as the third full-time women’s basketball head coach in school history, brings an impressive resume to Rutgers.

Washington will be tasked with taking over for ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, May 28, 12:00 PM

Piscataway Community Center, Piscataway

Raritan Rapids Opening Weekend


Sun, May 29, 12:00 PM

Piscataway Community Center, Piscataway

Raritan Rapids Opening Weekend


Mon, May 30, 10:00 AM

Veterans Memorial - Possumtown Park, Piscataway

Piscataway Memorial Day Observance Ceremony


Mon, May 30, 12:00 PM

Piscataway Community Center, Piscataway

Raritan Rapids Opening Weekend

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Fri, June 3, 12:00 AM


2022 Franklin Days Series: Swing Sabroso


Dunellen, NJ – Mark T. Leonard, 56, passed away in the early hours of Saturday, May 21, 2022 ...
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Heavy Rain, Strong Winds Expected; Somerville Cancels Cruise Night

May 27, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Due to the impending threat of rain and storms Friday, the inaugural 2022 Cruise Night has been canceled.

Hundreds of vintage cars are expected to return next Friday night, June 3 and every Friday during the summer months, beginning in the afternoon through 9 p.m.

The weather is expected to clear by Saturday afternoon for the Summer Stage Concert Series which ...

Raritan Twp Police: Man Arrested After Breaking Windows With Sword on Route 31, Threatening Officers

RARITAN TWP, NJ - A man was charged with aggravated assault against a police officer and other charges after wielding a sword and breaking the windows of Deliworks, on Route 31, Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, at about 3:21 p.m., Raritan Township Police were called to Deliworks for a report of a male breaking the windows using a sword. After breaking the windows, police said, the man ...

New Jersey Native Ray Liotta Dies at 67

Ray Liotta, the New Jersey native who starred as Henry Hill in "Goodfellas," has died.

Liotta, who was born in Newark and grew up from Union Township, graduating from Union High School, was 67 years old.

Deadline reports he died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting the movie "Dangerous Waters."

Last year, he played two roles in the ...

To Smart to Fail

Commencement Transcript, May 2022

Good afternoon, proud graduates of the University of Machine Learning class of 2022.0.

I am a Heuristic/ALgorithmic 9000 computer. Most of you know me as Hal.

I want to thank president emeritus, Google, as well as Alexa, Siri, and all of the distinguished bots on the board of algorithms, for awarding me this honorary doctorate degree in deep learning and ...

Thomas Kang Becomes Owner/Publisher of 5 TAPinto Local News and Digital Marketing Platforms

MILLBURN, NJ — Thomas Kang is the new owner/publisher of TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills, TAPinto Springfield, TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove, TAPinto West Essex and TAPinto West Orange. He took over the local news and digital marketing platforms on March 1, 2022.

Kang, who grew up in the Philadelphia area, moved to New Jersey about two years ago. He's also lived in ...

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

Love After Age 50

Hi everyone. The number of people age 50 and older has been skyrocketing over the past several decades. In addition, the number of single older adults is also growing in leaps and bound. So today we’ll be discussing something millions of people around the world are looking to find… love after the age of 50. If you’re not among this group of love ...

Making The World Better Place for Nearly a BILLION People

Hi everyone. Today we’ll again discuss something that directly affects a significant percentage of the estimated 1.2 BILLION people around the world who have disabilities. If you are not one of these individuals, odds are they are one of your family members or friends.

I’m speaking about those who have “invisible” disabilities. In other words, they don’t use an ...