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Milltown Mourns Passing of Former Mayor Gloria Bradford

May 11, 2022

MILLTOWN, NJ - Residents heard the sad news of the passing of the borough's first female mayor over the weekend. Gloria Bradford passed away on Saturday, May 7 at the age of 87. Bradford was a lifelong resident of Milltown and also had the distinction of being the first woman to be elected to a seat on the Milltown Borough Council. Later, Bradford would become the borough's first woman ...

East Brunswick: Mayor Cohen Discusses Taxation Decrease in the Township

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick Mayor, Dr. Brad Cohen, discusses property taxes in East Brunswick for the upcoming year including the reduction in taxes brought about additional state aid to the township schools and fastidious money management.

High Times in East Brunswick on 4/21? Not So Fast...

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Starting tomorrow, Thursday, April 21, 2022, New Jersey residents and visitors 21 years and older will be able to purchase recreational cannabis and cannabis products at 13 dispensaries across the state.  The locations, which have been serving patients in the Medicinal Cannabis Program, will now open their doors to the broader public. However, there ...

Probating a Will With the Middlesex County Office of the Surrogate

(Editor's Note: This article is part of a series being published by TAPinto to provide Middlesex County residents with information on and about the services provided by the Office of the Surrogate. The next article will focus on 'Guardianship of an Adult Incapacitated Person.')

MIDDLESEX, NJ – In New Jersey, probate is the legal process that happens after a person ...

New Brunswick Sets Tax Rates for Recreational Pot Businesses

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Recreational marijuana wholesalers will pay a 1% tax under an ordinance adopted at Wednesday night’s City Council meeting.

Cannabis cultivators, manufacturers and retailers will be taxed at 2% of the receipts for each sale.

Ordinance 0-3220, which outlines New Brunswick’s cannabis taxes, was unanimously approved by the council members who attended ...

Rivne, Ukraine and East Brunswick, America to Become 'Sister Cities' in Wartime

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick will become the sister city of Rivne, a city of about 240,000 on the western border of Ukraine next to Poland.  Rivne has become a "transportation center" for refugees fleeing the Russian onslaught that has been bombarding the country for a month.  "It is my vision to send a full trucking container from East Brunswick each ...

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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 ...

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 ...

TAPinto Newark Journalist Selected for CivicStory Fellowship

NEWARK, NJ — Tom Wiedmann's love for journalism began during his younger years with a soundtrack of metal and rock and roll during road trips with his dad.

He just didn't know it at the time.

"I had a steady diet of ACDC, Rolling Stones, Ramones, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath and all that stuff," Wiedmann said. "So I became somewhat of a music nerd growing ...

Find Fund Flip, Real Estate Investing Seminar comes to Carteret, New Jersey on May 21!

May 13, 2022

Benz and JT Morel of Epic Level-Up Group present Find Fund Flip, a real estate seminar designed to GROW your business and your team in today's intense real estate market!

When: Saturday, May 21st, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: The Saint Demetrius Community Center, 691 Roosevelt Avenue, Carteret, New Jersey.

This great networking and educational opportunity are back by popular ...

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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 ...