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Edison: Thief Steals Good Samaritan’s Laptop While He Rescues Unconscious Woman From Train Tracks

April 28, 2017

EDISON, NJ –  The old saying “no good deed goes unpunished” proved true for a Piscataway man Friday morning when, after rushing in to save a woman who fainted and fell on the train tracks, he came back to find that someone stole his backpack, containing his computer.

“This theft, perpetrated in the midst of such a selfless good deed, is nothing less than appalling ...

Edison Crash Kills Woodbridge Man

EDISON – A 22-year-old Woodbridge man died Tuesday evening in a one-car accident along Executive Avenue, near Meadow Road, police said.

The cause of the 8:20 p.m. accident that claimed the life of Addam Knowlson remains under investigation by the township police department and the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.

A passing motorist dialed 9-1-1 after they noticed ...

Baseball: Bears Bounce Back with Win Over Edison, 10-2

April 28, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Coming off of a 10-4 loss to Old Bridge, the Bears hosted the Edison Eagles. The Bears defeated the Eagles 10-2. Edison put up one run in the first inning but the Bears answered back quickly. East Brunswick put up at least one run every inning after the first inning resulting in a 10-2 victory.

Sophomore Joe Petrocelli got the start on the bump for EB and he totaled five ...

Bishop Ahr’s Walk-off Win Hands SPHS Softball First Loss

EDISON, NJ - What a difference a day makes.

The South Plainfield High School varsity softball team was shutout and fell to Bishop Ahr, 1-0, in nine innings Thursday afternoon in Edison in Greater Middlesex Conference - White Division action. Just 24 hours earlier, South Plainfield dominated Perth Amboy 24-0 in three innings.

Colleen Cronin roped a leadoff double into the left center gap and ...

South Brunswick’s Lady Vikings LAX Bounce Back From Loss By Blowing Out J.P. Stevens 23-2

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – After dropping a close one Tuesday against the Old Bridge Knights, 11-10, the lady Vikings lacrosse team came back strong on Thursday, handing J.P. Stevens a blistering 23-2 defeat.

South Brunswick’s Lindsay Szucs, Amanda Palumbo and Briana Gonzales combined for 13 goals to lead the scoring onslaught with five for Szucs and four for both Palumbo and ...

Franklin Township: Middlesex County Freeholders Decide to Intervene on Williams/Transo Gas Compressor Station

April 24, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – In response to calls from concerned citizens and environmental activists, the Middlesex County Freeholders recently announced they will file a motion to intervene on the controversial gas compressor station 206, which is proposed to be constructed in Franklin Township. 

"I have instructed the county counsel to proceed with the appropriate intervenor ...

Middlesex County Freeholders Refuse To Rebuke Williams Gas Compressor Plan

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Despite packing the seats at the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders meeting Thursday night, residents of Franklin Township and surrounding towns were not able to convince the panel to pass a resolution opposing a controversial natural gas compressor station plan.

"I will not put up a resolution in favor or against this compressor," ...

Middlesex County Freeholders Refuse To Rebuke Williams Gas Compressor Plan

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Despite packing the seats at the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders meeting Thursday night, residents of Franklin Township and surrounding towns were not able to convince the panel to pass a resolution opposing a controversial natural gas compressor station plan.

"I will not put up a resolution in favor or against this compressor," ...

Family Science Night Educates Wardlaw-Hartridge Community

April 28, 2017

EDISON, NJ - The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison held its second annual Family Science Night on April 20 and parents, teachers, classmates, friends and students from all three divisions were treated to a fantastic display of science. All students in grades 9-10 presented projects related to biology, chemistry, physics, engineering and many other scientific fields. 

The event went ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge School Students Learn About Culture Through Cuisine

April 26, 2017

EDISON, NJ - Third grade students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison combined their Spanish conversation skills and study of counting money by turning the classroom of Lower School Spanish teacher Maria Hinestroza into a Taqueria. Students from all divisions visited the Taqueria, where the third graders served them food prepared by Chef Anibal Rodriguez and Sage Dining Services.

All ...

Camelot at St. Joseph High School; Musical Presented on April 29 and 30

METUCHEN, NJ - St. Joseph High School's Spring Theatre Production is Camelot, presented in the Catanzaro Theatre at Saint Joe's.  

The remaining show schedule will be: April 29 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.; and April 30 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets sold at the door: $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors.  Don't miss this great ...

Rockin for Autism Music Festival on April 29 Will Be a Food Fest, Too

April 21, 2017

FANWOOD, NJ -- To commemorate Autism Awareness Month, and raise awareness of and funds for autism related services, Fanwood will host the second annual Rockin’ For Autism on Saturday, April 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at LaGrande Park (Rain date April 30). 

This year's event features a wide variety of food and beverage vendors, each of which will donate ...

How about Enjoying New York this Weekend?

April 28, 2017

TAPinto Travels is going to switch it up for you this weekend, because we have been forgetting the best visit of them all:  New York City and State.  Here are three activities that are guaranteed not disappoint.

If you liked Hunger Games -- and we're not talking about your New Year's diet -- then you probably always wanted to shoot a nifty bow and arrow like Katniss ...

NJ State Bicycle Championships Event Returns to Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The New Jersey State Bicycle Championships will return to Plainfield's Queen City for a second year, with races on Sunday, May 7th that leave from City Hall.

All levels can participate, from professional cyclists to amateur riders.  A public safety challenge will include Plainfield police, firemen and other public safety officials, and juniors and kids will be able to ...

No Saturday Plans! Check out a Nat Geo Photographer in His Natural Setting

So it is Saturday morning, you're exhausted and you still want to take your family to something fun this weekend.  

Well, we think a visit to the Paul Nicklen Art Gallery in Soho is a must do.

Why you ask?  Well for starters he is the National Geographic photographer responsible for almost every Polar Bear and Penguin photo you can recall...or perhaps is on your screen saver ...

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East Brunswick: Interfaith Meeting Reveals Truth and Connections

April 28, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Deep questions were pondered and insights were offered by clergy members who spoke at the Interfaith Dialogue hosted by the township of East Brunswick earlier this week at Playhouse 22.  As a note to underscore the significance of the event, Freeholder Ken Armwood stated, "In a world full of hate, we've got to inject love somewhere."  In this ...

VIDEO: TV 35 Airs Interview about Pilgrim Pipeline before April 25 Forum

April 24, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ –David Pringle, Cranford resident and campaign director of Clean Water Action, appeared on TV 35 to discuss the Pilgrim Pipeline and explain why he and so many others are opposed to the pipeline construction. Roselle Borough Hall will host a forum on the pilgrim pipeline on April 25 at 7 p.m.

The Pilgrim Pipeline, first proposed in 2014 by Pilgrim Pipeline Holdings, LLC, ...

Somerset Patriots Drop First Game Of The Season

April 28, 2017

The Long Island Ducks (3-4) defeated the Somerset Patriots (6-1) 10-6 on Thursday evening at TD Bank Ballpark to hand Somerset their first loss of the 2017 season.

The Ducks took an early lead with runs in the first two innings on a sacrifice fly by Nolan Reimold and an RBI single by Elmer Reyes.

The Patriots answered with three runs in the bottom of the second inning. Aharon Eggleston got ...

The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg

The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg (Random House, 2016)

 

What happens to us when we die? Does everything stop and our bodies just turn to dust? Or do our souls continue to exist in some ethereal form? Are we able to see what happens to our loved ones; are we reunited with those who have gone before us? This is just one of several intriguing themes that the delightful Fannie ...