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Boys Tennis: East Brunswick Beats WW-PS in Semifinals

May 27, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick boys tennis team defeated West Windsor-Plainsboro South, 5-0, in the semifinal round of the Central Jersey, Group 4 tournament on Friday.

Jack Wong won at first singles for the Bears (19-1), 6-0, 6-2. Tanuj Chandekar of East Brunswick took second singles with scores of 6-2, 6-1. The third singles winner was Carson He, 6-2, 6-4.

At first doubles, ...

Baseball: East Brunswick Beats Notre Dame, 10-4

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Ryan Basham drove in five runs and Jack Nelson knocked in four to lead East Brunswick to a 10-4 baseball victory over Notre Dame on Wednesday.

Nelson hit a grand slam, and Basham went 3-for-3 with two doubles for the Bears (14-11), who five runs in the second inning to take a 6-2 lead.

Dustin McGuinness pitched a complete game, scattering nine hits, walking two and ...

Baseball: North Brunswick Outlasts East Brunswick, 1-0, in 12 Innings in GMCT Semifinal

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Zach Konstantinovsky's RBI single in the bottom of the 12th inning gave sixth-seeded North Brunswick a 1-0 baseball victory over seventh-seeded East Brunswick in the semifinal round of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament Saturday at East Brunswick Tech.

Konstantinovsky and Michael Marchese of East Brunswick (13-11) were the starting pitchers in this classic ...

Baseball: East Brunswick Rallies for 4-2 Win Over Spotswood to Win Commander's Cup

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick and Spotswood baseball teams met for the second time in three days on Thursday.

And while the stakes were different on Thursday, they were not inconsqeuential.

East Brunswick scored three runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to erase a one-run deficit and went on to defeat Spotswood, 4-2, Thursday to claim the Commander's Cup, awarded to ...

Baseball: East Brunswick Moves on in GMCT, Beats Monroe, 4-2

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The seventh-seeded East Brunswick baseball team advanced in the quarterfinal round of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament with a 4-2 victory over second-seeded Monroe Wednesday night at North Brunswick Community Park.

Dustin McGuinness pitched a three-hitter with 10 strikeouts and two walks for the Bears (12-10). He needed 103 pitches to complete the ...

Baseball: East Brunswick Routs Spotswood, 11-1, in GMCT

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- East Brunswick scored three runs in the first inning and four in the third on its way to an 11-1 baseball victory over Spotswood in the first round of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament on Tuesday.

Dylan Lugo went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI for the Bears (11-10), who led, 7-1, after three innings.

Jason Agrait and Jack Gerould also hit home runs for ...

Softball: East Brunswick Beats Sayreville, 8-2, in 10 Innings

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The East Brunswick softball team scored six runs in the top of the 10th inning for an 8-2 victory over Sayreville on Saturday.

Julia Theil went 2-for-5 with a double and three RBI for the Bears (9-15), who scored a run in the top of the fourth inning to tie it up, 2-2.

Nicole Motusesky went 2-for-5 with two runs scored and one RBI, and Kelly Grove also went 2-for-5 for ...

Boys Lacrosse: East Brunswick Beats Notre Dame, 10-6

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ -- Ben Solimini scored three goals to pace East Brunswick to a 10-6 boys lacrosse victory over Notre Dame on Saturday.

Robert Lippert and Kyan Dohn each scored two goals, and Zach McCue led with three assists for the Bears (10-7).

Matt Tell had one goal and two assists, and Gianfranco Deguida and Marco Guddat each scored one goal for East Brunswick. TJ Lynch, the ...

East Brunswick Baseball Team Gets 7th Seed in GMC Tournament

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The East Brunswick baseball team has been seeded seventh for the upcoming Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament.

The Bears will open with a first round game against 10th-seeded Spotswood at home on Monday, with the winner advancing to the quarterfinals Wednesday at North Brunswick Community Park.

St. Joseph of Metuchen, the defending champion, has been seeded first.

Baseball: East Brunswick Shuts Out South Plainfield, 2-0

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Joe Ditzel pitched a three-hitter to lift East Brunswick to a 2-0 baseball victory over South Plainfield on Wednesday.

Ditzel struck out six and walked two, throwing 110 pitches in seven innings for the Bears (10-9), who scored their runs in the first and third innings.

Michael Marchese singled in a run and Dylan Lugo went 2-for-3 for East Brunswick. Ryan Basham ...

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Eagle’s Landing Day Camp, North Brunswick

Samaad Z Frazier YOUTH OVER GUNS FAMILY DAY

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Rutgers Football, Men's Basketball Teams New Radio Deal Likely to Expand Their Profiles

May 28, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – An agreement with a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company will broadcast Rutgers football and men’s basketball games to more listeners in and around the tri-state area and beyond.

A multiyear agreement with Audacy promises to raise the Scarlet Knights’ sports profile by making WFAN-FM 101.9/WFAN-AM 660 the radio home of the Rutgers ...

Sweet Success: Rutgers Researchers Create New Strawberry

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – After 15 years of work, a couple of Rutgers researchers are enjoying the fruits of their labor: a new strawberry.

Bred for its flavorful fruit, Rutgers D’Light has a unique shape – a Christmas light - that makes it the ideal strawberry for dipping in chocolate, according to Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) agent Bill ...

New Rutgers Women's Basketball Coach 'Beyond Thrilled'

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers’ new women’s basketball coach has 22 years of coaching experience, was a star player and a trailblazer in the WNBA and is a wife and mother of two.

Coquese Washington, who was named as the third full-time women’s basketball head coach in school history, brings an impressive resume to Rutgers.

Washington will be tasked with taking over for ...

Thomas Kang Becomes Owner/Publisher of 5 TAPinto Local News and Digital Marketing Platforms

MILLBURN, NJ — Thomas Kang is the new owner/publisher of TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills, TAPinto Springfield, TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove, TAPinto West Essex and TAPinto West Orange. He took over the local news and digital marketing platforms on March 1, 2022.

Kang, who grew up in the Philadelphia area, moved to New Jersey about two years ago. He's also lived in ...

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...

New Jersey State Parks Announce Memorial Day Beach and Lifeguard Hours

May 24, 2022

NEW JERSEY - Memorial Day Weekend Lifeguard Schedule Island Beach State Park will be staffed with lifeguards from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend. Swimming is only permitted in designated swim areas when lifeguards on are duty.

Additional Swim Areas Opening in June 

The following lakefront swim areas are anticipated to open for ...

Upcoming Events

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Mon, May 30

East Brunswick

Schools Closed

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Tue, May 31, 7:00 PM

East Brunswick

IR- Spring Concert

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East Brunswick

WA- Spring Vocal Concert

East Brunswick Public Library Holds Six-Week English Language Learners Class

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive) will host a six-week-long English Language Learners class for jobseekers starting on Monday, June 27.

The class will be held in the library’s meeting from Monday through Friday, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The program is designed for intermediate learners to improve their ability to write, read, ...

Dr. Jeffrey Greenberg Discusses Memory Loss, Alzheimer’s and More at East Brunswick Public Library

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—According to the National Institute of Health, about 40% of Americans over 65 will have some memory impairment. Jeffrey Greenberg, MD, will be speaking about this during his presentation “Memory Loss, Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Clinical Trials: Providing Hope” at the East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive) on June 14 at 7:00 ...

Middlesex County Commissioner Director Ronald G. Rios monthly column: Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States which is celebrated annually on the last Monday of May. This year, it falls on Monday, May 30. It is on Memorial Day that we honor those service members from all branches of the armed forces who lost their lives in order to ensure that this nation is provided the freedom that we enjoy. 

As we celebrate this day by getting together ...

Unmasked: My Life Solving Cold Cases by Paul Holes

Unmasked: My Life Solving America’s Cold Cases  by Paul Holes with Robin Gaby Fisher. (Celadon, 2022)

 

Let’s start with this fact. I didn’t sleep for two nights while reading Unmasked: My Life Solving America’s Cold Cases by retired detective Paul Holes and Robin Gaby Fisher. Although the book is an autobiography about Holes’ life as an investigator ...

The Boy Scouts of America must sever ties with the NRA

May 28, 2022

The statistics about guns deaths in the US are outrageous. We all know and are appalled by our inability as a nation to protect ourselves from this scourge. 

I don’t want to repeat what every American and every person around the world wonders- Why can America not reduce the thousands of gun deaths, including the hundreds of children killed in School shootings each ...

‘Calendar Girls’ Captivates at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ — This delightful play, set in Yorkshire, England, lends a risque air to the Women’s Institutes at a local church parish.

The play and film were based on a true story of middle-aged women who were seeking a fundraising idea for Leukemia Research.

They’re desperate to find a way to support their charities and somehow come up with the idea of ...