Giving Back

October 14, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Celebrity Dance-Off is an exciting fund-raising event hosted by the East Brunswick Education Foundation. The EB Celebrity Dance-Off will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, October 20th, 2019 at the JMPAC located at Hammarskjold Middle School, 200 Rues Lane, East ...

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SAYREVILLE, NJ - New Beginnings Animal Rescue, formerly located in East Brunswick on Cranbury Road,  will host a Fall Harvest Shenanigans event on Saturday November 16 from 6 PM to 10 PM at Sayreville VFW Post 4699, 575 Jernee Mill Rd, Sayreville.  Join us for a Buffet Dinner/Dessert, DJ Mike the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick Road Races is a charity event that benefits The East Brunswick Daisy Association. The Daisy Association provides scholarships for recreation programs for children with special needs and provides funding for those recreation programs as well. Carrabba’s is the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Looking to get rid of old costumes? The East Brunswick Public Library is holding a Halloween costume drive.  Donate your gently used or new costumes from October 1 through October 13.  Starting on the afternoon of October 15, residents can browse the donated costumes and ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mayor Brad Cohen will host 480 supporters of East Brunswick at a Charity Gala to be held at the Park Chateau this Wednesday, October 2 from 6 to 10 pm.  This "first annual" night of festivity and celebration will also be the scene of honors and awards, a bit of glamour, some ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – After more than 75 years, World War II hero Paul Cybowski is finally home. On Sept. 23, the remains of Cybowski, who was killed in action in 1943, received an official military escort back to South Plainfield. He will officially be laid to rest alongside his family this ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Youth Council will hold a Silent Auction on Sunday in conjunction with East Brunswick Day 2019.    On Sunday look for the Silent Auction tent near the food trucks. Sunday, September 22nd: Prize Viewing/Bidding;  12-4:30pm Winners Announced:  ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - For everyone who attended the "Rebuilding Warriors - One Dog At A Time " events at the East Brunswick Elks, or who were part of the "Metro Diner" fundraiser, or participated in the project in general, this beautiful girl "K9-Elk " is the result of everyone's hard work and ...

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EDISON, NJ - On Thursday, October 3, St. Thomas Aquinas High School will hold its annual Ahr Star Spaghetti Dinner. This year, the dinner will honor two eight-year-old boys facing tough pysical battles since birth, Milltown's Andrew Yarus and Fords' Elijah Patino. Yarus has been diagnosed with a ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – They call her the “Mother Teresa” of East Brunswick, and if giving service to the poor and hungry for more than a quarter of a century meets the criteria, “they” could be right.  Jennifer Apostal received a proclamation last week to honor her gift for giving.  She is the ...

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East Brunswick, NJ - Alexandra Gonzalez gets it.  She knows that being a Girl Scout goes beyond the meetings and the badges.  It means spreading goodness and positivity throughout the community in which one lives.  It means giving. Faced with over a thousand extra boxes of Girl Scout cookies (I ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Sean Edwards of the South Brunswick High School Health/ PE/ Driver Ed. Department reached out and to let TAPinto South Brunswick know about a great event that was held during Physical Education classes today at SBHS to remember 9/11.  Students and staff climbed 1,980 ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Limited edition commemorative Somerset Patriots baseball jerseys highlight an auction of of items with their roots in New Jersey by New Jersey's premiere auctioneer, Joe Bodnar, at TD Bank Ballpark Sunday, Sept. 8, following the Patriots game against the High Point ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Once again, both of the East Brunswick PBA Locals, 145 and ‪145A‬ (Superior Officers Association), will be hosting a Chicken and Ribs Fundraiser at the Chelsea Senior Living (‪606 Cranbury Road‬) ‪on September 26th, 2019, from 4 pm – 7 pm‬. All food for the event is ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Brownie Troop 81636, comprised of 4th Graders from Memorial, Chittick and Irwin Schools, used profits from their Cookie Sales to shop for school supplies and fill backpacks that can be given to some of our EB students in need. Each filled backpack comes with a personalized ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Have you been waiting for just the right kitten to come along? Wait no longer, because this Saturday, August 10,  New Beginnings Animal Rescue will be hosting Kitten Palooza II, a mini-adoption event from 11 AM to 3 PM. "Meet and greet over 20 wonderful kittens, all ages, ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Alice's CUP food pantry assists any Middlesex County resident in need and also helps host weekly Wednesday evening suppers at St. Peter's Episcopal Church. The weekly dinners are free and offer area residents a home-cooked, hot meal as well as a welcoming atmosphere. However, the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department has thanked DICK'S Sporting Goods for their generous donation. According to a recent Facebook post, the East Brunswick Police Department prides itself in reaching out to the community through our Community Policing Unit. Each year, the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick's Interfaith Clergy Council has its eyes on the upcoming 2019/20 school year and is looking for donations to help 500 local students start it with all the supplies they need.   Interested in helping?  Drop off school supplies at the Municipal Building until ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick Boy Scout Troop 223 and its charted organization VFW post 133 have announced that Calvin A. Lovelace II has earned Boy Scouting's highest rank of Eagle. To accomplish this goal, Lovelace fulfilled requirements in the areas of leadership, service, outdoor ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots will host a packing event with Operation Shoebox New Jersey to assemble personal care packages that will be shipped to members of the US military deployed overseas on Saturday, July 27th. Volunteers are needed to help pack and assemble the care packages.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Saturday, June 29, CKO Kickboxing of East Brunswick took part in a push-up challenge to support "Jar of Hope."  625 push-ups earned a local charity $625. The fundraiser consisted of members performing 10 push ups for $10 which was led by Jar of Hope founder, James ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Piscataway PBA Local 93 will host their annual Pigz Roast Run in memory of Police Officer Julia Caseres on Saturday, July 14. Officer Caseres passed away on June 21 at the age of 28 after battling a rare form of lung cancer. She had been a member of the Piscataway Police ...

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SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood ShopRite is hosting a clothing drive for veterans on Saturday, July 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The clothing drive is part of the food chain's 2019 Veteran Campaign. The following items will be collected an distributed to area ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - CKO Kickboxing of East Brunswick will host  a Push Up Challenge tomorrow, June 29 at 9:15 at the gym located at 647 Route 18 (near Stop and Shop.) The Push Up Challenge will be held on behalf of JAR of Hope, a nonprofit organization committed to generating awareness of ...

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RED BANK, NJ – Spreading information about the importance of microchipping your pet to keep pets safe and families together has been the focus of my Girl Scout Silver Award project.  This award is the second highest honor that can be achieved by a Girl Scout and the highest award at the Cadette ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Annual Elks Flag Day Ceremony was held on June 14th at 7pm at East Brunswick Elks Lodge. The East Brunswick Elks delivered a history of the American flag. Afterwards Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts participated in the flag retirement ceremony in front of the Elks Lodge on ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Matt and Diane Feldman of Highland Park were honored on Sunday June 9 at Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple in New Brunswick with the Crown of Torah Award. This is the most prestigious award the synagogue offers honoring those who provide service to the Anshe Emeth community and the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - It was a great day to be in East Brunswick as the township's bravest participated in a "leg" of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for the New Jersey Special Olympics yesterday.  Around noon, EB Police Department officers ran under the flag and took a break at the Route 18 Shop-Rite ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The amount of money that the students and staff of Irwin Elementary School in their efforts to riase funds to fight childhood cancer can be counted.  After a year of hosting events, the kids and teachers raised $6,458.  What can't be counted, though, is the huge amount of ...

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