6 Tips to Help You Clear Your Mind

In this day and age, we’re often overwhelmed with things to keep track of, not to mention the myriad of emotions we navigate daily. Clearing your mind can improve your mental wellness in several ways. When you need to focus on a specific task, being able to clear your thoughts and devote full attention to one thing will make the work go faster and expend less energy—you’ll feel ...

How to Start Working Out: A Guide for Fitness Beginners

So you’re ready to start working out. Congrats! You’ve officially taken the first step to creating a happier and healthier life for yourself. If you’re wondering where to go from here, we’ve listed five of the most frequently asked fitness questions (and their answers) to help you get started.

Do I Need to Work Out Every Day?

If your goal is to lose weight and get ...

TAPinto Journalists Recognized for Excellence by The Center for Cooperative Media

ISELIN, NJ — TAPinto journalists were recently honored by The Center for Cooperative Media with NJ News Commons Excellence in NJ Local News Awards.

"Thank you to the Center For Cooperative Media for recognizing the outstanding local journalism being produced here in New Jersey," TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro said. "Congratulations to all the winners including our ...

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Friends of the South Plainfield Library Book Sale Begins April 1

March 31, 2023

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Preparations are underway for the Friends of the South Plainfield Public Library’s book sale. Scheduled to take place April 1 through April 6, this year’s sale will be the first since 2019 and books for all ages as well as other media will be available for purchase. 

“The last book sale we had was before COVID, and we’ve received ...

Woodbridge’s 2023 Mayor, Council Races Are Shaping Up

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Another New Jersey ‘rite of spring’ has quietly arrived. Springtime means our clocks spring ahead. St. Patrick’s parades enliven our downtowns. Colorful crocuses emerge from our gardens. And, this week, the first signs emerged about how Woodbridge’s 2023’s political landscape will shape up.

There are no contested June 6th primary races among ...

Convicted Felon Gets 20 Years for Carteret Attempted Rape

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A former Newark man will spend two decades behind bars in a state prison for the attempted 2016 rape of a Carteret woman in her home.

Superior Court Judge Andrea G. Carter, presiding in Middlesex County, sentenced 60-year-old Kevin Bethea on March 17th to 20 years in state prison without parole.

If ever Bethea is released, he must register as a Megan's Law sex ...

Governor Signs Coughlin’s Bills to Help Small Business

March 23, 2023

PERTH AMBOY, NJ - Seeking to bolster New Jersey’s more than 950,000 small businesses, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D-19th Dist.) is promoting legislation to create more jobs, streamline state programs and reduce red tape for entrepreneurs seeking to invest or grow in the state.

Coughlin said he is taking a comprehensive policy approach to support small businesses – with 50 ...

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Middlesex County Announces Opioid Settlement Advisory Council to Help Allocate Funds from Settlement in Nationwide Class Action Suit Between Opioid Distributors and State of New Jersey

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – In response to the nationwide opioid epidemic, the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners has formed the Middlesex County Opioid Settlement Advisory Council. The Advisory Council – which includes a cross-section of experts in behavioral health, substance use disorders, and community outreach – met for the first time on Tuesday, March 21, ...

Guest Column: 'Ramadan: A Month of Fasting, Reflection, and Community'

March 26, 2023

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Muslims around the world anticipate the holy month of Ramadan every year.

Ramadan is observed during the ninth month of the muslim lunar calendar, and it will commence and end with the appearance of the crescent moon.The sighting of a new crescent moon marks the start of Ramadan. For the 30 days of Ramadan, Muslims will abstain from eating and drinking during daylight ...

National Borinqueneers Day ― April 13, 2023

 In April 2016, the U.S. Army’s 65th Infantry Regiment was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal. And, as part of the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, Congress designated April 13 as Borinqueneers Day.

Members of the 65th Infantry Regiment fought in both World Wars and the Korean War and were known as “The Borinqueneers” and “el sesenta y cinco de ...