Veterans Day – November 11, 2022

          Veterans Day is held on the anniversary of the end of World War I, for which fighting stopped at 11 am on November 11, 1918 ― the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month. It is on Veterans Day that we honor all veterans, living and deceased, who served in the military during all wars ― not just World War I. Without their service and sacrifice we ...

New Jersey’s 'Sign Language' Not Understood by Feds

NEW JERSEY — The U.S. Department of Transportation has proven there is no room for humor in a federal bureaucracy, moving to stamp out the inspired levity that New Jersey has been putting on its road signs to make drivers notice them.

Humorous messages had been appearing on New Jersey’s highway signs like “Get Your Head Out of Your Apps,”  “Hocus ...

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 ...

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

November 30, 2022

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 ...

South Brunswick Police are Searching for Missing Person, Asking for the Public's Assistance

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing person who was last heard from this past October. Veronica McLean is a 22-year-old black female who is 5’04” tall and weighs 130 lbs, according to police. Police have also released this photo of McLean to the public.

According to a press release, McLean had been living at Community ...

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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Wed, November 30
10:00 AM — 01:00 PM

Piscataway Senior Center - Room B, Piscataway

Get Your Passport in Piscataway

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Thu, December 01
06:30 PM — 08:00 PM

Berkeley College Transfer Open House

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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 ...

Missing NJ Woman Found Dead in Hawthorne

November 30, 2022

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 ...

Assembly Speaker Outlines Plan to Combat Auto Theft

SAYREVILLE – Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-19th Dist.), who represents Perth Amboy, Sayreville and South Amboy, is voicing support for legislative proposals and administrative actions to combat auto theft in New Jersey. 

The latest proposals build upon steps taken earlier this year, which have already proven to have an impact. Auto thefts in September were down 14 percent from ...

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 ...

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 ...

TAPinto Greater Olean Journalists to Benefit from New St. Bonaventure University Fundraising Campaign

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — St. Bonaventure University has launched the largest fundraising campaign in its history. The University is seeking to raise $125 million by May 2025 to improve facilities around the campus.

That includes the Jandoli School of Communication's John J. Murphy Professional Building. Money raised during the campaign will benefit students, improve ...