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 ...

Piscataway HS PTSO PopUp Cheesecake Fundraiser

December 1, 2021

Did you get tired of baking for the last holiday?  Well, let us help you with the next one!

Piscataway High School PTSO is hosting a Maddalena's Cheesecake & Apple Crumb Pie Sale.  Please support our school community while saving your baking time for the next holiday. Maddalena's makes award-winning desserts, so you won't be disappointed.  Gluten Free and Keto ...

2022 Primary Election Policies

The following are marketing options available to all candidates for the 2022 Primary Election.  To discuss marketing on TAPinto, please contact your local TAPinto site owner/publisher or click here.   

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Two Men Charged in Connection with New Brunswick Man's Shooting Death

December 1, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two men have been charged in connection with last month’s shooting death of a New Brunswick man.

Jajuan Hill-Staten, 34, of Stock Bridge, Georgia, has been identified as the gunman in the Nov. 7 shooting death of Rafael Florez-Lopez, 39, of New Brunswick, according to a press release from Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Anthony A. Caputo of ...

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

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 ...

Crafts, Poetry, Citizenship & More from Your Library

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 ...

Rutgers Student Studies Video Game Music in Career Inspired by Atari

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Aaron Vaders-Collins has been moving toward a certain career path since the age of 4, when he started playing video games on an Atari 2600, challenging his skills with early-’80s classics like Pitfall! and Adventure. As the technology evolved, the systems and games grew more complex, with richer visuals and sophisticated soundtracks.

Later, as a self-taught guitarist, ...


Dunellen, NJ — Frederick J. Cingerana, Sr., 53, passed away after on September 13, 2021 at ...
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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 ...

National Black Political Convention to Come to Newark This Spring, 50 Years After Groundbreaking Gathering 

December 2, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — A convention that aims to bring together African-American politicos, educators, activists and leaders from across the country to outline what goals and policies should be prioritized in the Black community is planned to come to Newark this spring. 

The event will be the third National Black Political Convention, which was announced on Wednesday by Newark Mayor Ras ...

Westfield Lord & Taylor Site to Be Used as Temporary School, Mayor Says

WESTFIELD, NJ — The vacant Lord & Taylor department store on North Avenue is going to be used as a temporary school for students with special needs after flooding from Tropical Storm Ida inundated two Union County educational facilities, Westfield Mayor Shelley Brindle said.

Last week, Mayor Shelley Brindle said she had suggested the Lord & Taylor building as an option during a ...

Princeton University Tightens COVID Restrictions as Students Return from Thanksgiving Break

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 ...

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Thu, December 2, 7:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, Piscataway

Trivia Night

Arts & Entertainment Home & Garden


Fri, December 3, 4:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, Piscataway

Story Time & Craft: National Cookie Day

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Home & Garden


Sat, December 4, 9:00 AM

Saint Frances Cabrini , Piscataway

Piscataway Boy Scout Troop 67 Christmas Greens ...

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Home & Garden


Sat, December 4, 12:00 PM

Garden State Model Railway Club, North Haledon

63rd Annual Model Train Show

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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 ...

A View With a Room

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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 ...

TAPinto Tips: Let TAPinto Be Part of your Marketing Plan

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 I will ask you when inquiring about marketing with TAPinto.

The TAPinto network of 90 franchised sites in New Jersey ...

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 ...

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, ...