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How Rutgers Alumni are Bringing Quail Back to New Jersey

August 21, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Outside Rutgers Gardens and a few other choice spots, this city and its high-rise apartment buildings and busy streets seemingly bear little connection to New Jersey's vast woodlands. Yet from this urban center, Rutgers University has managed to impact the wildest stretches of the state.

Just look at the northern bobwhite quail.

Not long ago, the lack of young ...

New Jersey Not In The Dark Historically for Today's Eclipse

MONTVILLE, NJ — When it comes to solar eclipses, New Jersey isn’t totally “in the dark” historically, according to astronomy lecturer Paul Cirillo.

New Jersey’s own Menlo Park inventor Thomas Edison traveled to Wyoming with a group of other scientists to view the 1878 eclipse. The 31-year-old had just invented the phonograph. He wanted to test his newest ...

Safety is Top Priority for Viewing Monday Afternoon's 'Great American Eclipse'

BRANCHBURG, NJ — As the public anxiously awaits the nation's first total solar eclipse since 1979, safety is extremely important for all eclipse viewers on Monday, August 21. Kevin Schindler, planetarium associate and technician at the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium, offers TAPinto readers some expert advice.

Dubbed the Great American Eclipse, the solar/lunar ...

Little Leaguers from Elizabeth Become Mid-Atlantic Little League Champs

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Elmora Youth Little League Troopers made team history on August 12,when they became Mid-Atlantic Regional champions, but fell short in gaining the top Littile League tournament title.

The team’s wins come after an outpouring of financial and moral support which helped get them to the 9-10 Little League Eastern Regional Baseball Tournament in Rhode Island. A ...

Does Bloomfield Man Have a Winning N.J. Lottery Ticket, or Not?

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield resident Robert Chalet had the winning "hand" in the New Jersey Lottery "High Card Poker" scratch-off ticket that he bought in Nutley. But when he went to redeem the ticket, he was told that he had not won. 

Chalet told TAPinto Bloomfield his story about he says is a $150,000 winning scratch-off ticket. The N.J. Lottery ...

State Little League Champs in Elizabeth Need Help Getting to Regionals

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Elmora Youth League Troopers baseball team overcame several obstacles in their rise to undefeated state champions this season, but now they face another hurdle: raising enough funds to help them get to the Little League regionals.

“Obviously, we hoped to get this far, but we never expected it and a week of hotel stays,” said  Vanessa Cangas Garcia, ...

Rutgers Ranked Best Four-Year College in New Jersey

 

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  — Rutgers University-New Brunswick has been ranked the No. 1 college in New Jersey by a national online education service.

Based on an analysis of 13 different criteria, schools.com ranked 33 four-year schools in New Jersey on a 100-point scale, using the most recent data available from government sources and based on criteria such as tuition and ...

At Rutgers, a History of Conservatism Intertwined with Controversy

Editor’s note: This story is the fourth in a five-part series on the Rutgers Conservative Union. Through that lens, TAPinto New Brunswick intends to provide a comprehensive look at an energetic year of on-campus activism at New Jersey’s flagship university. The third part is available here.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — As the clock ticked closer to 10 p.m., the ...

A Cold January Night of Dissent at Rutgers New Brunswick

Editor’s note: This story is the third in a five-part series on the Rutgers Conservative Union. Through that lens, TAPinto New Brunswick intends to provide a comprehensive look at an energetic year of on-campus activism at New Jersey’s flagship university. The second part is available here.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — As dusk settled over College Avenue, students and ...

At Rutgers New Brunswick, a Monumental Year in Campus Activism

Editor’s note: This story is the second in a five-part series on the Rutgers Conservative Union. Through that lens, TAPinto New Brunswick intends to provide a comprehensive look at an energetic year of on-campus activism at New Jersey’s flagship university. Read the first installation here.

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — This past academic year — or two, depending on ...

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