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All About the Thanksgiving Side Dish Green Bean Casserole

November 24, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Green Bean Casserole, that Thanksgiving Day staple since the 1950s, was invented right here in New Jersey. If you have some on your table Thursday night, you can thank Campbell’s recipe developer Dorcas Reilly, who Campbell’s refers to as the “Grandmother of Green Bean Casserole.”

Some other facts about green bean casserole to share around the ...

County Commissioner Tomaro receives New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Award

November 22, 2021

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - In recognition of extraordinary service to his community, Middlesex County Commissioner Charlie Tomaro has been honored with a New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Award.

Each year, the New Jersey State Governor’s Jefferson Awards highlight the spirit of civic engagement among New Jersey’s 1.5 million volunteers, who donate an estimated 170 ...

State PBA Recognizes Wayne DeAngelo, Vin Gopal, Brian Browlie at Annual Valor Awards Banquet

WOODBRIDGE, NJ  - New Jersey State Policemen's Benevolent Association President Patrick Colligan has announced that New Jersey’s 14th Legislative District Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo received the prestigious Civilian Gold Medal Award at the PBA’s 124th Annual Valor Awards Banquet at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City Saturday night.  This ...

Local Dog Kills Rabid Skunk

OLD BRIDGE, NJ -– On Saturday, November 13, a resident of Old Bridge’s pet dog attacked and killed a skunk in the resident’s backyard. The animal was picked up by the Animal Control Officer and was then taken to the New Jersey Department of Health Laboratory for testing. It was reported on Tuesday, November 16 that the skunk tested positive for rabies.

The ...

Rutgers Police Asking For Public's Help In Locating Missing Student

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers University Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a 17-year-old student who was last seen Tuesday morning. Glenys Ishbel Lontok was last seen near Scott Hall at 43 College Avenue, where she attends class. Lontok, 17, was last seen at about 9 a.m.

She has been reported missing by her family and is considered “a ...

Police Identify Plainsboro Man Killed In Collision Involving NJ State Trooper

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Donelle Miles, 50, of Plainsboro, has been identified as the pedestrian killed in a collision involving a New Jersey State Police trooper last Thursday. According to the NJ State Police, this is the sixth fatal accident in South Brunswick in 2021 so far. Fatalities have occurred at locations on New Road, Major Road, County Road 605, Route 1 South and at two ...

Success of TAPinto’s DIY Content Submission Process Highlighted at 2021 NJ Local News Summit

MONTCLAIR, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was featured as a virtual speaker at the 2021 NJ Local News Summit, presented by The Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University, on Thursday.  Shapiro talked about TAPinto’s Do-It-Yourself (DIY) content submission process and the impact on revenue.

The process, which was developed a few ...

When Every Vote Counts, Market Your Candidacy Locally on TAPinto

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The recent election in New Jersey told us one clear thing:  except perhaps in the bluest of blue and the reddest of red areas, elections in New Jersey are now competitive at every level of government.  In many districts fewer than 1,000 votes decided the winner and in some, just a handful of votes one way or the other would have changed who won.  When every ...

Providing Local News that Matters: Cristina Pinzon Franchises TAPinto Hackensack

HACKENSACK, NJ — One of the first things you’ll notice when speaking with TAPinto franchisee Cristina Pinzon is she’s passionate.

She’s passionate about her heritage – her family emigrated to the United States from Colombia when she was a child.

She’s passionate about her community – she was raised in Elizabeth and still has deep ties to the ...


November 26, 2021

WOODBRIDGE, NJ  – This year, Downtown Woodbridge’s Main Street Special Improvement District (SID), an organization established to promote economic revitalization, investment, and improvements to the downtown, want to encourage you to keep holiday shopping local. As small businesses are trying to bounce back from the Covid-19 pandemic, support is needed now more than ...

Upcoming Events


Fri, November 26, 8:00 PM

Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook

Thanksgiving Weekend Concerts at the Brook Arts ...

Arts & Entertainment


Fri, November 26, 8:00 PM

Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook

A Celebration of Taylor, Simon, King

Arts & Entertainment


Tue, November 30

East Brunswick

Report Cards Issued


Upcoming Program Examines Link Between Strong Immune System and Good Nutrition

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ --Did you know that eating a healthy, balanced diet can help strengthen your immune system? East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) hosts Amanda Fano, MS, RDN, for the online lecture "Title: Supporting Your Immune System with Good Nutrition" on Monday, December 6 at 2:00 pm.


A Registered Dietitian from the Far Hills Pharmacy in ...

The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II by Robert P. Watson

The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II by 

Robert P. Watson. (De Capo Press, 2016).


The sinking of the famous British luxury ship, Titanic, is etched indelibly in our imaginations, even today, over 100 years after she succumbed to an iceberg in the North Atlantic. Books, movies, and the story of locating the wreck in the 1980s and ...

Producing User Generated Content: Tips and Tricks

November 13, 2021

According to recent data, 85% of Americans own a smartphone**. Smartphones are routinely used to publish pictures and video via websites and apps, which enables users to share their participation in an event, presence at a location, or highlight a relationship or connection with other people. The primary means of creating and publishing User-Generated Content has become the smartphone.

What is ...