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Somerville Flag Day Festival: Collecting Donations for US Troops

June 15, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Today is recognized as Flag Day in the United States, but the borough will wait until Friday, June 18 for its official celebration on the green surrounding the Historic Somerset County Courthouse.

Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress:

"Resolved, That the flag of the ...

Perth Amboy Officials to Break Ground on “Borinqueneers Park”

PERTH AMBOY, NJ  - In honor of the brave Puerto Rican soldiers of the 65th Infantry Regiment, Perth Amboy officials will be breaking ground on "Borinqueneers Park" on 2nd Street on Friday.

State, county, and city officials alongside residents will mark the construction of the park on a six-acre former brownfield. It will be remediated into a world-class ‘smart’ ...

East Brunswick Honors Those Who Lost Their Lives to Gain Our Freedom

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In commemoration of Memorial Day when Americans unite to remember those who died in defense of our nation, the Township of East Brunswick invites residents to view the Field of Flags at the Municipal Complex’s Veterans Park through Flag Day.

Memorial Wreaths will be on display at Veterans Park on May 30th and 31st.

Memorial Day 2021 Observance will be broadcast on ...

Stop & Shop East Brunswick Unveils Veteran Parking in Honor of Memorial Day Weekend

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Local Veterans from VFW Post 133 were on hand as Stop & Shop honored those who have served their country with a designated veteran parking spot at their East Brunswick store. The priority parking space will provide Vets with easier access to the store.

In addition to unveiling the dedicated parking, Veterans from the local VFW Post are hosting a poppy drive to ...

East Brunswick Announces Plans for Virtual Memorial Day Observance

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In lieu of the Annual Memorial Day Observance that was to be held on Sunday, May 30, 2021, the Township of East Brunswick will be sharing a pre-recorded Memorial Day message from Mayor Cohen and the East Brunswick Veterans Alliance. 


On Memorial Day this year, we ask our Township residents to view the video and pause for a moment to thank the men and women ...

Portrait Honors WWII Aviator and Historic Land Preservation Activist


BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Artist James Fiorentino paid tribute to the life, legacy and land preservation efforts of World War II pilot Lt. Col. Vaucher, just days before the decorated aviator passed away at the age of 102 last week.

Fiorentino had been able to connect with Vaucher via a Zoom connection to show him the portrait he had painted. Vaucher, a ...


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What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Pet-Friendly NJ Restaurants Offer Menus for Your Dog

August 1, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Looking for a dog-friendly place to eat? You’re not alone.

Catering to the pet-loving crowd, some New Jersey restaurants are taking dog-friendly dining a step further by offering a special menu just for your pooch.

At Sheelen’s Crossing Bistro & Pub in Fanwood, the “woof” menu includes items such as beef, chicken, fish, rice, vegetables ...

TAPinto Denville Franchisee Joins Senior Team of African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ

DENVILLE, NJ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) announced the addition of Ferlanda Fox Nixon, Esq. -- franchisee, publisher, and editor of TAPinto Denville -- as chief of policy and government affairs. 

AACCNJ is a proactive advocacy group that provides a platform for New Jersey’s African-American business leaders to speak with a ...

Lifelong Journalist Finds Way To Keep News Passion Alive By Launching TAPinto Chatham

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - To reporters, news is more than a job, it’s a passion. For Ed Barmakian, news is his whole life. And when he saw his passion was in danger, he found a way to evolve to meet the times rather than lose what he loves. 

Barmakian launched TAPinto Chatham in July of 2013. He had recently retired from the Star Ledger after 33 as a sports journalist and editor. His ...

Summer Ad Trends That Help Your Business Beat The Heat And The Competition

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Summer is back and so are customers! With the worst of COVID-19 hopefully behind us, people are more excited than ever to get outside and enjoy the warm weather. For your business, this could be a huge opportunity to draw in new customers and gain additional revenue you may have lost during last year’s lockdown. 

With consumers looking to shop locally now more ...

East Brunswick Community to Host Wiffleball Tournament to Remember Graduate

July 30, 2021

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On February 22, 2015, Patrick Awosogba, a School of Arts & Sciences student at Rutgers University, passed away playing in a pickup basketball game at the Cook/Douglass Recreation Center.  Awosogba, a freshman, had a rare heart condition known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).  In HCM, the heart muscle becomes abnormally thick; causing an arrhythmia ...

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Wed, August 4, 1:00 PM

East Brunswick Community Arts Center, East Brunswick

East Brunswick Community Blood Drive - In Honor ...

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Thu, August 5, 7:30 PM

East Brunswick

Zoning Board



Mon, August 9, 7:30 PM

East Brunswick

Township Council Meeting


East Brunswick Library Hosts Virtual Q&A With Screenwriter Brian Lynch

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —Screenwriter Brian Lynch is the special guest during a virtual question-and-answer program held by the East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) on Monday, August 2 at 4:30 pm.


Lynch is an accomplished screenwriter. His work includes Minions, Puss in Boots, The Secret Life of Pets and its sequel, and the ...

New Jersey Dentist Provides Painless Non-Invasive Laser Treatment for Sleep Apnea

July 26, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Dr. Joseph DalBon of the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry spoke with TAPintoTV to discuss a new painless laser oral treatment created to alleviate sleep apnea.

“Sleep apnea is a condition where the patient is waking up during the night and unable to breathe that can cause a number of serious health issues,” he said. Some of these health issues ...