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New Food Truck from Elijah's Promise Serves Hot Meals at East Brunswick's Food Bank

May 12, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Jay Goldberg has been getting some curious looks when he pulls up at Aldersgate United Methodist Church on Ryders Lane. Some people come right over, some slowly sidle up to the truck and still others aren’t sure what to do.

The sight of Elijah’s Promise’s new boxy, bright red food truck with Goldberg behind the wheel has puzzled people who ...

NJ Veteran, Grandfather of 12, Desperately Seeks Kidney Donor by November 20

MARLTON, NJ — A Burlington County man and his family are asking for the public’s help to save his life.

Mark Klayman, who lives in Marlton, is in desperate need to find a kidney donor – and time is literally running out.

Mark, who was diagnosed in 2009 with kidney cancer, has Stage 4 Kidney Disease. He also has diabetes, restless leg syndrome and high blood pressure.

“He Had A Kind Soul:” Nurse Donated Her Kidney To Man She Learned About on Social Media

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – Late one night, Brunna Martins was scrolling through Facebook when she came upon a plea from a City of Coral Springs employee who was looking for a kidney donor.

Something about the man’s eyes spoke to the Fort Lauderdale pediatric nurse.

“He had a kind soul,” she said.

And just like that, Martins, 36, decided to offer the 59-year-old father ...

Letter to the Editor: Remembering Emily Fredricks, EBHS 2011

Dear Editor, 

      On Thursday, April 15, 2021, Rich and Laura Fredricks delivered two memorial benches to the East Brunswick High School in loving memory of their daughter, Emily, a 2011 graduate of EBHS. 

Emily was 24 years old when she was killed by the driver of a sanitation truck while she was cycling to work as a French pastry chef in Philadelphia on November ...

East Brunswick: The Chelsea and the PBA Serve Up Some BBQ for a Good Cause

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  – Enthusiastic Law Enforcement Officers from the East Brunswick Police Department joined the friendly staff of the Chelsea to provide some tasty BBQ for local residents yesterday.  The Chelsea at East Brunswick, an Assisted Living community, hosted a fundraiser to support the East Brunswick Police Benevolent Association's charitable foundation (PBA) ...

Send a Tweet Today to Help Popcorn for the People!

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Popcorn for the People is one of ten finalists out of 1600 companies for a $30,000 grant from the New York Knicks and Squarespace. These funds will help hire more workers from the Autism Community, but they need your help!

Popcorn for the People is a snack company founded in East Brunswick by Stephen Bier.  The company employs adults with autism, ...

Prancer: The Best Pet Adoption Request Ever?

MIDDLETOWN, NJ -  This a story about Prancer. He's a bit angry. However, he needs a little love, and maybe it's going to come from you. Regardless, Prancer is helping the great work at The Second Chance Pet Adoption League - they are a place to check out, so you can rescue a furry friend. You can find them right here on Facebook Groups.

This story and is sure to ...

Inner City Clean Up Event Seeks to Reclaim Declining Corner of New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – In his role as an activist, Tormel Pittman has spearheaded marches to denounce police misconduct in the wake of George Floyd’s death and led protests to demand the renaming of Roosevelt School.

On Saturday, he will be helping organize an event to take on the issue of urban decay.

The Inner City Clean Up will start at the corner of Seaman Street and Remsen ...

Spotswood PBA Local 225 Seeking to Help Local Family Recover from Devastating House Fire

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - A house fire on Thursday, April 1 destroyed a majority of the home of Theresa and Tyraun Anderson. The fire was caused by grease and the young family, including a four-year-old son and six-year-old daughter, lost the majority of their possessions in the blaze including clothing and baby items. Theresa Anderson is expecting a baby on May 3. The new addition is expected to arrive a ...

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More Breweries Join NJ’s ‘Shot and a Beer’ Program to Encourage COVID Vaccinations

May 6, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Need another reason to get your COVID-19 vaccine? Now you can get free beer at more than 30 New Jersey breweries just for getting your shot during the month of May.

The number of breweries participating in New Jersey's “Shot and a Beer” program, which began this month in partnership with the Brewer's Guild of New Jersey, the Governor's ...

Middlesex College and Stockton University sign transfer agreement

May 4, 2021

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex College has signed a dual admission and transfer partnership agreement with Stockton University that will help students make a smooth transition from the two-year college to the Atlantic County school’s bachelor’s degree program. 

The five-year agreement strengthens the relationship between Stockton and Middlesex College by offering multiple ...

Middlesex County Emergency Rental Assistance Program Opens Online Application Portal Today, Monday, May 3

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Middlesex County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (MCERAP) will begin accepting applications for financial aid from renter households that are behind on rent and/or utility payments as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Renter households in need of assistance may submit their application and required documentation via the MCERAP online application ...

Students Back in Classrooms on All Five MCVTS Campuses

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - In-person classes have resumed on all five campuses of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools.

Since April 19, both academic and career-education classes have been held in person, although students still have the option of virtual education.

Since September, career-education classes had been held in person five days a week, while academic classes were ...

TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...

Veteran TAPinto Franchisee Launches TAPinto Raritan Bay

SAYREVILLE, NJ - Longtime TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood franchisee John Mooney is taking his talents to the banks of the Raritan. After spending years growing TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood into one of the networks top 5 most-visited sites, Mooney is officially launching TAPinto Raritan Bay, covering Sayreville and South Amboy, N.J.

“Since I am familiar with Sayreville-South Amboy and ...

Book Donation Drive at the South Brunswick Public Library on June 5 & 6

May 12, 2021

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - We are grateful for your new or nearly-new book and media donations to the Friends of the South Brunswick Public Library on Saturday,  June 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 6 from noon to 3 p.m. Please box your items and drop off in the rear of our parking lot at the specified times.

Please no magazines, VHS, audio cassettes,  or ...

Learn About Complications of Diabetes at Library Program Tomorrow

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—Hackensack Meridian Health and East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) are teaming up to present the online program “Complications of Diabetes” on Tuesday, May 4 at 1:00 pm.

 

This program is presented by Reema Patel, MD, FACE Medical Director, Joslin Diabetes Center, Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center - Old Bridge.

"Asthma: Finding the Ease in Your Wheeze" at the East Brunswick Public Library

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—Saint Peter’s University Hospital partners with East Brunswick Public Library, located on 2 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive, to present the online program, “Asthma: Finding the Ease in Your Wheeze,” on Friday, May 7 at 12:00 p.m. via Zoom.

 

This virtual presentation provides an overview of asthma, including what asthma is, the symptoms, ...

Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininty, and Power

Barbra Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power by Neal Gabler. (Yale 

Univ. Press, 2016).

Stephen Spielberg: A Life in Films by Molly Haskell. (Yale Univ. Press, 2017)

 

My family complains each year at holiday time that I am impossible to buy gifts for. This is true because, usually, if I want something, I purchase it myself. They ask me for lists, but even ...