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South Amboy Irish Festival to Feature Music, Food, Kids Activities and Fireworks on Sept. 25

June 9, 2021

SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- The City of South Amboy in partnership with the South Amboy Parade committee will host an Irish Festival on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Middlesex County Raritan Bay Waterfront Park. Beginning at 2 p.m., the festival promises to be an exciting and family friendly event that will include music, food and craft vendors, kid friendly activities, and will culminate in a ...

Perth Amboy Officials to Break Ground on “Borinqueneers Park”

PERTH AMBOY - 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’ waterfront ...

East Brunswick Doctor Barred from Practice after Over-Prescribing Opioids

NEWARK, NJ  – As of today, Alexander Kulischenko, an internist with a practice in East Brunswick, is permanently barred from practicing medicine under a Consent Order filed by the Board this week. The Order also permanently revokes Kulischenko’s NJ CDS registration, which allowed him to prescribe controlled dangerous substances in New Jersey. 

Kulischenko is an ...

The Outcrops (An Outstanding Rock Formation) - Kick Off Somerville Summer Stage Concert Series

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Two signature events are set to kick off in downtown Somerville Memorial Day weekend, the Friday night Cruisers and on Saturday night, the Summer Stage concert series.

Hundreds of exotic, vintage, hot rod and classic automobiles will be parked along Main Street, with many of the auto enthusiasts showing up in the early afternoon, staying through 9 p.m. Thousands of ...

Robbinsville Township Undertaking Humanitarian Aid Drive for Workers Impacted at BAPS Temple

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Robbinsville Township is participating in a joint humanitarian effort to provide personal care and other basic items to the 108 individuals recently impacted by activities at the BAPS Temple.

On May 11, federal law enforcement officials descended on the BAPS Temple to execute court orders on the property where workers say they were victims of human ...

Kevin Palmer Named 2020 Civilian Of The Year By New Jersey State Police

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Kevin Palmer is a former officer for the Spotswood Police Department. He has more than 25 years of experience in emergency services through his work with the SPD, volunteer fire departments, local emergency management and emergency medical services. After retiring from the Spotswood Police Department, Palmer found a second career as an Emergency Response Specialist. Currently, ...

Neighbors Ask for Help Making One Terminally Ill Girl's Dreams Come True

CARTERET and RAHWAY, NJ — Sometimes a story is more than just a story. And sometimes a request from a neighbor involves just a bit more than asking for that old clichéd cup of sugar. Occasionally, too, it happens that one encounters such acts of goodness and charity and decency and love, albeit alongside heartbreaking situations of struggle and unfairness, ...

Treacherous Roads The Centerpiece For a Tuesday Storm

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – For those waiting for the big snowstorm we have been deprived of over the past couple of years, the wait will need to continue.  Two storm systems developing this week will provide some white winter weather for a good part of New Jersey, but neither storm is showing much inclination to develop into a bigger deal. 

The first system is a quick and light ...

Highland Park's LaTourette Named Acting Head of State DEP

NEW JERSEY - Governor Phil Murphy today announced that Shawn LaTourette, a Highland Park resident, will serve as Acting Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) beginning on January 16.

LaTourette, currently the Department’s Deputy Commissioner, takes the helm from Catherine R. McCabe, who will retire from public service on January 15 having spent more ...

New Fund launched to Help New Jersey’s Arts and Culture Industry Survive COVID-19

A coalition of funders has established the New Jersey Arts and Culture Recovery Fund (NJACRF) to help ensure the survival of the state’s cultural sector that has faced economic devastation from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Fund has so far raised more than $1.6 million, including a lead matching gift of $1 million from the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund (NJPRF) to help kick start ...

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South Amboy Irish Festival to Feature Music, Food, Kids Activities and Fireworks on Sept. 25

June 9, 2021

SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- The City of South Amboy in partnership with the South Amboy Parade committee will host an Irish Festival on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Middlesex County Raritan Bay Waterfront Park. Beginning at 2 p.m., the festival promises to be an exciting and family friendly event that will include music, food and craft vendors, kid friendly activities, and will culminate in a ...

Perth Amboy Officials to Break Ground on “Borinqueneers Park”

PERTH AMBOY - 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’ waterfront ...

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Alice Tempel Honored by Jersey Harmony Chorus

June 9, 2021

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Alice Tempel, recycling coordinator for the Borough of South Plainfield and a resident of Piscataway, was recently the recipient of two awards from Jersey Harmony Chorus.

The Jersey Harmony Chorus, under the direction of Kat Britt, is the Princeton, NJ chapter of Sweet Adelines International, a worldwide, non-profit organization dedicated to ...

South Amboy Irish Festival to Feature Music, Food, Kids Activities and Fireworks on Sept. 25

June 9, 2021

SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- The City of South Amboy in partnership with the South Amboy Parade committee will host an Irish Festival on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Middlesex County Raritan Bay Waterfront Park. Beginning at 2 p.m., the festival promises to be an exciting and family friendly event that will include music, food and craft vendors, kid friendly activities, and will culminate in a ...

TAPinto's 2021 General Election Policies

June 9, 2021

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Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Earn Instrumental Accolades

EDISON, NJ -- Shourya Chhabra of Roselle Park and Luke Tan of Edison, students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, recently performed with the Region Jazz Band Dizzy Gillespie Virtual Ensemble. Students who participated in this performance were accepted through a stringent audition process in the spring. Both Shourya and Luke were featured as soloists.

As a result of receiving the top ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Third Graders Share United States Presentations

EDISON, NJ -- States from all over our great nation were on display at last week’s Third Grade States Presentations, held outdoors under the AP Room Tent at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison. Faculty, staff and students visited the displays and learned about many states and their customs and traditions from expert guides who were dressed to represent their state.

The assignment ...

Community Conversations: Living with Scoliosis

Does your child have scoliosis? Do you know what the signs are? Find out on the next Community Conversation where Jason Lowenstein, MD, medical director of Atlantic Health System’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, shares how it’s diagnosed and explains why early identification is key to treating spinal deformity.

 

How To Increase Customer Engagement

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The main goal of any advertising campaign is to engage with customers as effectively and often as possible. You want them to see your business and remember the name while creating a positive relationship with them.  Creating an engagement marketing strategy is how your business can stay at the forefront of your audience’s mind and generate business from them ...

St. Joseph (Metuchen) Wins GMC County Tournament, 2-0, Thanks to Strong Pitching, and RBI Squeeze Play

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- St. Joseph (Metuchen) won the GMC Conference Championship over South Brunswick on Sunday, June 6, 2021 in East Brunswick. Andrew Goldan started and pitched 6 2/3 brilliant innings before being removed for reaching the 110 pitch limit. He gave up just two hits. Colin Leyner closed out the game with a strikeout for St. Joseph.

Jack Kern executed a squeeze ...

Restaurants Offer Entertainment, Outdoor Spaces to Bring Back Diners

June 14, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Indoor dining is back at full capacity in restaurants around the Garden State. But while some diners have been eager to get back inside, many have gotten out of the habit, and some still eye gathering maskless indoors with trepidation.

To woo diners back, some restaurants are turning to enhanced outdoor spaces, live entertainment and good old-fashioned fun.

Khris Raina, ...

7 Years Later, James Monroe Elementary Alumni Return to Middlesex College, Their Home for 3 Months as Kids

EDISON, NJ - It was a cool Saturday evening in March of 2014 when a discarded cigarette caused the destruction of James Monroe Elementary School in Edison. Fire engulfed the building, creating a six-alarm inferno.

The next day, College President Joann La Perla-Morales offered space to house the school, and by the following Wednesday, James Monroe opened on the campus. Fortunately, two ...

South Amboy Irish Festival to Feature Music, Food, Kids Activities and Fireworks on Sept. 25

SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- The City of South Amboy in partnership with the South Amboy Parade committee will host an Irish Festival on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Middlesex County Raritan Bay Waterfront Park. Beginning at 2 p.m., the festival promises to be an exciting and family friendly event that will include music, food and craft vendors, kid friendly activities, and will culminate in a ...

Alice Tempel Honored by Jersey Harmony Chorus

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Alice Tempel, recycling coordinator for the Borough of South Plainfield and a resident of Piscataway, was recently the recipient of two awards from Jersey Harmony Chorus.

The Jersey Harmony Chorus, under the direction of Kat Britt, is the Princeton, NJ chapter of Sweet Adelines International, a worldwide, non-profit organization dedicated to ...

Rutgers Set to Resume Basketball Rivalry with Seton Hall on Dec. 12

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The annual men’s basketball matchup between Rutgers and Seton Hall returns for the 2021-22 season as the two teams face off in the Garden State Hardwood Classic.

The game is slated for Sunday, Dec. 12 at the Prudential Center in Newark. 

Rutgers defeated then-No. 22 ranked Seton Hall, 68-48 in front of a sold-out crowd at the RAC on Dec. 14, 2019 in the ...

Perth Amboy Officials to Break Ground on “Borinqueneers Park”

PERTH AMBOY - 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’ waterfront ...