Former President Obama to visit Newark to campaign for Murphy

October 16, 2017

Former U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to roll into downtown Newark on Thursday to campaign for the Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy as the battle to run New Jersey heats up in the race's final weeks. 

Obama's appearance in New Jersey's largest city less than three weeks before the Nov. 7 election on behalf of Murphy is ...

East Brunswick Board of Education: Meet Candidate Laurie Lachs

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - After 9 years as a member of the East Brunswick Board of Education, Laurie Lachs is still excited about the district's commitment to "excellence in academics, the arts, and athletics" that works toward making, in her words, "the well-rounded child." 

Lachs, who applied to fill a vacancy on the BOE and then later ran for election, grew ...

Patrick Diegnan Seeking to Retain 18th L.D. Senate Seat

(Editor’s Note: New Jersey is comprised of 40 Legislative Districts; the 18 Legislative District includes over 130,000 registered voters in the Middlesex County communities of East Brunswick, Edison, Helmetta, Highland Park, Metuchen, South River and South Plainfield. Election Day 2017 is Tuesday, Nov. 7.)

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Democrat Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr., a private practice ...

EB Board of Education: Meet Candidate John Gonzalez

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - One would think that John Gonzalez has had enough of education, kids, coaching and outreach since he is in the middle of a career as an educator who spends his days doing the tough work of a vice-principal in a school for students with special needs.  Well, one would be wrong.

John Gonzalez grew up in Jersey City and moved to East Brunswick in 2011, mostly because of ...

Local Mayors Hold Voter Registration Drive

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Five municipalities in Middlesex County have coordinated efforts to hold non-partisan voter registration drives in their communities.  The event will be held on Monday, October 2nd, 6:00-8:00pm in each municipality.  Participating mayors include: Mayor Gayle Brill Mittler of Highland Park, Mayor John Krenzel of South River, Mayor Brad Cohen of East Brunswick, Mayor ...

EB Board of Education: Meet Candidate Jean Reger

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - New to politics and eager to do service to the East Brunswick Public Schools, Board of Education Candidate Jean Reger thinks that students' mental health and school climate are important issues that could use some more attention.

"Students' mental health is the #1 key to school safety," said Reger in an interview with TAPinto East Brunswick.  ...

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Planned Parenthood: Phil Murphy Leads on Women’s Health Issues

October 7, 2017

TRENTON, NJ— Tomorrow marks one month until the New Jersey gubernatorial election. Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey (PPAFNJ) has been working hard to advocate for candidate Phil Murphy and spread the word on the importance of this race for women’s reproductive health and rights. With reproductive rights constantly under attack at the federal level – ...

A Call for All Library Supporters to Vote "Yes" on Nov. 7

October 16, 2017

Dear Editor:

As a New Jersey resident and strong supporter of our local library, I urge all New Jersey citizens to vote “YES” on Tuesday, November 7 for the NJ Library Construction Bond Act, supporting libraries across NJ. 

Libraries are increasingly becoming the social hubs of our communities.This act  authorizes New Jersey to issue ...