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Girls Basketball: Piscataway Chiefs Win GMCT Championship over Edison, 51-37

February 23, 2018

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- When Brook Moll hit a 3-pointer from the left wing just seven seconds into the game, Piscataway High School girls varsity basketball head coach Chris Puder and the rest of the team felt good vibes.

Those good vibes turned into a win as the second-seeded Lady Chiefs defeated fifth-seeded Edison, 51-37, in the championship game of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament ...

Somerset Patriots Re-Sign Left-Handed Pitcher Mike Antonini

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have re-signed left-handed pitcher Mike Antonini for the 2018 season.

“Somerset is an organization that expects to win championships,” said Antonini. “I want to help us get back to that point. I look forward to helping out anyway that I can to get the job done and win a championship.”

Antonini enters his second season with the ...

Piscataway Lady Chiefs Defeat Bishop Ahr, 65-54 in GMCT Basketball Semis; Advance to Finals

SPOTSWOOD, NJ – LaNiya Miller scored 13 of her 23 points in the fourth quarter to help push the second-seeded Piscataway High School girls varsity basketball team over third-seeded Bishop Ahr, 65-54, in the semifinals of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament Monday night at Spotswood High School.

The Chiefs return to the GMCT final for the first time in three years. They will take ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Earn Scholarship Finalist Standing

February 17, 2018

EDISON, NJ -- The National Merit Scholarship Program has determined which of the 16,000 semifinalists named in September 2017 have met all requirements to advance to Finalist standing in the competition. All Finalists will be considered for National Merit Scholarships to be offered in 2018.

Wardlaw+Hartridge seniors Jennifer Guo and Suraj Chandran of Edison received their Finalist certificates ...

Olympic Spirit at Wardlaw + Hartridge

EDISON, NJ - Fifth grade students at The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison show their creativity and enthusiasm for the Olympic Games during physical education class. Pictured, from left: Juandavid Argote of Scotch Plains, Phoebe Kaplan of Scotch Plains, Sammy Faust of Westfield, Kaya Singh of Piscataway and Anya Batra of Edison.

J.P. Stevens Students Participate in Hack-a-Thon at Watchung Hills Regional

WARREN, NJ - Some 80 students, including more than 20 from sending district middle schools, participated in the first-ever “hillsHacks” event, Sunday, Jan. 21, at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS).

 

 

 

 

In addition to WHRHS students, hillsHacks attracted students from Warren Middle ...

Edison Resident Picked for Garden State Film Festival

February 12, 2018

EDISON, NJ - An Edison resident's work behind the camera will get major exposure next month.

The Garden State Film Festival announced that the film Reckoning, directed by Tom Bentey of Edison, will screen at the 2018 Garden State Film Festival in Asbury Park.

“We are excited to present Reckoning as a part of our 16th annual Film Festival in Asbury Park, and shine a ...

Middlesex County to Offer Additional Flu Clinic on Saturday

February 22, 2018

EDISON, NJ - The Middlesex County Office of Health Services, in conjunction with the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, will be conducting a flu clinic from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Feb. 24 at 596 Jersey Ave., New Brunswick.

Flu clinics will continue to be held every Wednesday from now until the end of April at:
29 Oakwood Ave. in Edison from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
596 Jersey Ave. in ...

Millburn H.S. Volleyball Coach, an Edison Resident, Charged With Sexual Contact With a Minor

February 13, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An Edison resident who coaches volleyball at Millburn High School has been charged with sexual contact and endangerment.

Peter Nguyen, 50, of Edison, the head coach of the Millburn High School volleyball team, was charged with two second-degree counts of endangering the welfare of a child; one count for sexual contact with the 14-year-old female and also ...

TAPinto Travels Toys of the Year from the New York Toy Fair 2018

February 23, 2018

TAPintoTravels - The International Toy Fair of New York ended earlier this week, but we are not done telling you about all the cool new stuff coming out.

The fair was enormous with over a thousand toymakers.  However, we have selected a few toys that we believe our readers will most value and enjoy.  Today is our big reveal though.

Every year, the Toy ...

Travels Idea - You Feel Like Freezing Your Beachballs Off this Saturday? - It’s a Polar Bear Plunge Benefiting the Special Olympics New Jersey

TAPintoTravels – On Saturday, Feb 24, an anticipated 7,000 people will brave the chilly waters of the Atlantic Ocean, participating in the annual Polar Bear Plunge in Seaside Heights, all to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics New Jersey. This Plunge is especially noteworthy because it is the ...

From the New York Toy Fair - Travels Reveals the Toys That Will Make You the Star of Your Child’s Life - the Oscars of the Toy World - the TOTY Awards

TAPintoTravels - As you know, we are here to encourage you to travel.  Unfortunately, the New York Toy Fair is one place virtually none of you can go.  So, unless you have been tirelessly been searching the internet, you are not up to date on what toys your children will be wanting soon.

Fortunately, with Press Correspondent credentials, we were able to go in your ...

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South Plainfield Students Planning to Walkout in Support of Safer Schools

February 23, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – In the wake of last week’s tragic school shooting in Florida, students from across the country – including right here in South Plainfield – are joining together for change.

On Feb. 16, the non-profit organization Women’s March launched a Youth EMPOWER movement calling for a national school walkout and publicizing the event on social ...

Grape Expectations Hosts Wine Tastings

February 22, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Grape Expectations, recognized as the oldest “Make Your Own Wine” establishment in Somerset County, will host wine tastings the next two weekends for those curious about wines made from grapes harvested in South Africa and Chile in South America.

Tastings are scheduled Saturday, Feb 24, from noon- 4p.m.; Friday, March 2 from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday, March 3 ...

Diegnan: Computer Science Now Required in New Jersey Schools

February 23, 2018

Legislation sponsored by Senator Patrick Diegnan to require school districts to offer course in computer science and Department of Education to adopt changes to NJ Student Learning Standards in computer science has been signed into law.

“To flourish in tomorrow’s digital economy and society, our children should be learning computer science,” said Senator Diegnan ...

'What Stays' exposes family secrets and lies

‘What Stays’ exposes family secrets, resentment and lies

By Liz Keill

SUMMIT, NJ – In an original play by Laura Ekstrand and Jason Szamreta, the Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre has provided an enlightening, funny and heart-felt view of family foibles.

Ekstrand has said that the germ of the play came from conversations with the ensemble members of the troupe, based on ...