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Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services (MCFOODS), Hosted its Sixth Annual Dine Below the Line Event

May 13, 2022

METUCHEN, NJ -  REPLENISH, formerly known as the Middlesex County Food Organization and Outreach Distribution Services (MCFOODS), hosted its sixth annual Dine Below the Line hunger awareness event at First Presbyterian in Metuchen. In addition to raising awareness about the growing problem of food insecurity and showcase food pantries, how to access them, the resources and support ...

"Dine Below the Line" Allows Local Food Pantry Chefs to Use Donated Foods to Make Delicious Meals

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Middlesex County residents need to get ready to vote!  Join Replenish for Dine Below the Line on Thursday, May 12th, 2022, at 6 pm.  

This cooking competition showcasing  local food pantries preparing delicious, nutritious meals on a budget with items readily found in pantries is sure to please. Guests will enjoy these tasty offerings and will ...

Owner of Little Falls Pastry Chef Wins Food Network's Spring Baking Championship

LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - It was "Team Jaleesa" all the way during a viewing party where local residents, along with Township officials, supported their favorite hometown pastry shop owner, Jaleesa Mason, as she competed in the finals of the Spring Baking Championship on the Food Network.....and won!

Jaleesa "Jay" co-owns Mo & Jay Pastry with her husband Mohamad ...

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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.

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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.

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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, ...

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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 ...