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Two East Brunswick Students are Governor's STEM Scholars

May 16, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Saturday, May 21, 2022, East Brunswick residents Ella Joasil and Prasiddha Sudhakar will graduate from the Governor’s STEM Scholars, a program of the Research & Development Council of New Jersey. They are part of a class of 95 New Jersey high school and college students to complete the year-long program, which provides a 360° view of New Jersey’s ...

Tears of Joy, Tons of Traffic: Rutgers Readies For First In-person Commencement Since 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Caps and gowns. Pomp and Circumstance. Scarlet and White.

The images of thousands of graduates from Rutgers-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences filing into SHI Stadium on Sunday, May 15, will represent the end of a journey that was filled with many tests – academic, epidemic and personal.

The Class of ’22 will someday have a ...

East Brunswick Public Schools Honors Staff During Educator Appreciation Week

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The event was three years in the making, but the East Brunswick Public Schools honored their own this week at the Board meeting held at Hammarskjold Middle School.  Families joined the educators and support staff who earned recognition during the 2019/20, 2020/21, and 2021/22 school years.  No ceremonies were held during the past two months of May due to COVID ...

East Brunswick's Jim Giamarese Joins Pallone and Rios to Celebrate Funds for Teaching Farming and Fishing Management at County Voc-Tech Schools

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -  "Do you know the average age of a farmer in New Jersey?" asked farmer Jim Giamarese of East Brunswick.  The answer is 62. Giamerese, who has won state and national award for farming, calls himself "The last of the Giamareses who will farm.  We need young people to get involved.  The rewards are tremendous."  Giamarese was ...

East Brunswick Schools: Memorial Day Weekend Extended

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Memorial Day Weekend has been extended for the students and staff of the East Brunswick Public Schools, with the district's schools being closed  Friday, May 27 through Monday, 30, 2022.

Since the district has not used all available emergency closing days during this school year, Friday, May 27th will become a non-school day for students and non-workday for ...

Churchill Junior High: "The Butterfly Effect of Kindness" Spreads its Wings

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Butterfly Effect of Kindness is spreading throughout Churchill Junior High School. Mrs. Merton and Mrs. Weinstein have initiated this project with the hopes of it spreading throughout their building, the local community, and even globally.


This idea was originally created by Chris Rosati, a man who was diagnosed with ALS and knew his time on earth would be ...

2022-2023 Kindergarten Registration

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Attention East Brunswick residents with young children. Children who will be five years of age on or before October 31, 2022 are eligible for the East Brunswick Public School full-day kindergarten program for the 2022-2023 school year.

Please visit for information and registration instructions.  All required forms and additional ...

In Midst of a Teacher Shortage, New Brunswick Hosts Job Fair to Find Candidates

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Some 2,600 middle and high school students were dismissed early for the month of February in Millville in Cumberland County, where there weren't enough teachers to cover all the classes.

The Camden School District, which was unable to fill 28 bilingual and ESL teaching positions this school year, is exploring the possibility of searching abroad for qualified ...

East Brunswick Board of Education discusses the 'Upper Elementary Concept' at Hammarskjold

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - in the musical Fiddler on the Roof, Tevye, the milkman, poses the question, "When a bird marries a fish, where do they live?"  Last week, the members of the East Brunswick Board of Education volleyed substantive questions and answers regarding the creation of the "Hammarskjold Upper Elementary School."  Starting in the 2022/23 school year, ...

R U Ready For Fauci? Famed COVID Doctor to Confirm Biomedical Degrees at Rutgers Commencement

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House Chief Medical Advisor who rose to national prominence during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, will take part in the Rutgers commencement ceremony at SHI Stadium next month, a source has told TAPinto New Brunswick.

Fauci’s presence at the May 15 event that will confer the degrees to students from Rutgers-New ...


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History Day at East Jersey Old Town Village on May 14

May 12, 2022

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Please join Middlesex County as it celebrates History Day at East Jersey Old Town Village on May 14 from 10 am-4 pm

History Day will take place at East Jersey Old Town Village which is composed of reconstructed and replica 18th and 19th century structures that represent architecture typical of farm and merchant communities once found in the Raritan Valley. Buildings ...

Middlesex County Celebrates History Month and More this May with a Spectrum of Arts and Culture Events

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Arts Institute of Middlesex County is presenting, promoting, and supporting a multitude of arts and culture events, exhibitions, and shows throughout the month of May. The month is packed with exciting programming primarily centered around celebrating History Month. These events are free to enjoy for all County residents and beyond.

May’s event highlights ...

Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Local Marketing in a Digital World

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on Sergeant Marketing's Milestone Mindset Live speaking about Local Marketing in a Digital World. The series helps viewers attract and retain clients and donors.

Shapiro and host Nancy Sergeant talked about a number of topics, including the value of local marketing in the post-pandemic economy, how ...

TAPinto Publisher Bobbie Peer Receives Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to Women Award

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Bobbie Peer is a business owner, a networker, a marketer and a survivor.

"I am a single mother and I made it," Peer said. "I work hard, I'm passionate about what I do and I form relationships. I am a success."

Peer, the publisher of five TAPinto sites, recently received a Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Future of Local News

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on the "What Works - The Future of Local News" Podcast from Northeastern University’s School of Journalism.

Shapiro talked about how TAPinto was formed, the current successes the company is seeing and plans for the future.

You can hear the discussion here.

For more information about ...

Rep. Watson Coleman Votes for Workforce Investments to Fill Job Openings, Lower Costs

May 17, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) voted to reauthorize the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which will help unleash the full potential of New Jersey’s workforce by ensuring workers have the skills they need to succeed.  Amid the strongest job growth in modern times, this legislation will connect New Jerseyans to new job openings, ...

Upcoming Events


Wed, May 18, 7:00 PM

East Brunswick

EBHS Vocal Concert



Thu, May 19

East Brunswick

Progress Reports Issued



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East Brunswick

Rho Kappa Induction Ceremony


Astera Cancer Care, EBPL Host Cancer Research Awareness Program

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—Did you know that June is National Cancer Survivor Month? To help bring awareness to the latest treatments, East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive) teams up with Astera Cancer Care for the virtual program “A Breakthrough Every Week: Cancer Research in Our Community” on Tuesday, June 21 at 7:00 pm.


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"And Now a Word from Our Sponsors" Library Program Takes a Look Back at the Early Days of TV Advertising

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ--Commercials have been a part of television since broadcasting began in the 1940s. Media expert Brian Rose examines the history of television commercials during the online program "And Now A Word From Our Sponsors" presented by the East Brunswick Friends of the Library on Wednesday, May 11 at 7:30 pm.

When television began in the late 1940s, advertising was already ...

‘Calendar Girls’ Captivates at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ — This delightful play, set in Yorkshire, England, lends a risque air to the Women’s Institutes at a local church parish.

The play and film were based on a true story of middle-aged women who were seeking a fundraising idea for Leukemia Research.

They’re desperate to find a way to support their charities and somehow come up with the idea of ...