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St. Stan's Carnival in Sayreville Returns as a Big Success

June 30, 2021

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- It was questionable whether the event would even take place this year because of COVID restrictions. Limits on large gatherings were only recently lifted and carnival organizers were not sure if they could get licenses for game wheels. Not more than two weeks ago, it looked like the beer tent would not be back.

However, as the pandemic ebbed and as life began to reclaim some ...

Impact Church Aims to Give Away Over $1 Million Worth of Household Goods and Appliances to Provide COVID-19 Relief to Families

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ- On the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, New Jersey residents are facing unprecedented economic disruption. As a result, many are dealing with unstable family finances, poor health, rocky relationships, and loads of stress. “In a time when people have lost so much, Impact Church’s desire is to uplift the spirit of our state with radical acts of generosity. The Big ...

Do You Know The History of Memorial Day and Wonder How it Became the Start of Summer?

Memorial Day, as the name implies, was established to create a day of remembrance to honor soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the U.S. Civil War. Our culture today, however, associates the holiday with the start of summer activities, like barbecues and going to the beach. How did this once somber holiday become the signal of summer? 

After the Civil War ended in the spring of ...

Cardinal Tobin to Celebrate Memorial Day Mass at St. Gertrude Cemetery

COLONIA and RAHWAY, NJ — The Archdiocese of Newark just announced that Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, will celebrate a Mass commemorating Memorial Day within the new Chapel Mausoleum of the Resurrection at St. Gertrude Cemetery and Mausoleum in Colonia, NJ, on Monday, May 31, beginning at 11 a.m. St. Gertrude is located at 53 Inman Ave.

The Mass ...

Piscataway: Kenneth Armwood Remembered for a 'Life Well Lived'

PISCATAWAY, NJ — Remembrances of “Ya gotta do something” and “Leave a mark that can't erase” described the life and legacy of Kenneth Armwood, Middlesex County Deputy Commissioner, East Brunswick’s Economic Development Officer, and long-time Piscataway resident on Monday.

The late morning funeral service for Armwood, who passed away March 29 at age 46 ...

Celebrating the Year of the Ox in South Plainfield

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Lunar New Year marks the first new moon of the lunisolar calendars, traditional to many east Asian countries including China, Korea, and Vietnam and regulated by the cycles of the moon and sun. Lunar New Year will be celebrated this year on Friday, Feb. 12 and 2021 is the Year of the Ox. 

"On this special day, families gather to celebrate and ...

Meet The Leaders: Rabbi Eric Rosin

Metuchen, NJ — Rabbi Eric Rosin has spent five years at Neve Shalom, a Metuchen-based synagogue, devoting his time to nurturing meaningful connections, supporting spiritual growth and building one community through the Jewish journey.

After growing up in a reform home in Michigan, Rosin became an active member of the Jewish community as a teenager and remained active while pursuing a ...

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Are you preparing to return to work? NJ TRANSIT is ready for you.

NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Board of Education President Says Lincoln Annex Deal 'Best Decision We Could Ever Make'

July 26, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The topic of conversation during the first in-person Board of Education meeting in 16 months centered around the same subject as the last in-person meeting.

The sale and demolition of the Lincoln Annex school, the construction of the proposed cancer hospital and the construction of the replacement school -  all components of a sweeping $750 million project - still ...

Belmar’s John Walsh Takes First Place in NJ’s ‘Your Voice, Your Shot’ Video Contest

July 21, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — Belmar resident John Walsh is the winner of New Jersey’s “Your Voice, Your Shot” video contest, which is part of the state’s public health campaign encouraging residents to get the coronavirus vaccine.

Walsh’s “Jersey Summer” video was selected as the public’s favorite during online voting — an announcement that was made ...

Edison Library Program How to build a website for work or leisure

July 26, 2021

Building a website does not have to be stressful and you do not need to learn HTML code anymore.
Connect with us on zoom for an informative program that will help guide you through the website building process.

Attention Adult Patrons You do not have to be an Edison resident to attend. All Are Welcome!

Click on the link ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Student Earns National, Academic Lacrosse Recognition

Kevin Yan of Plainfield is a quick study whose relentless work ethic continues to pay dividends on the lacrosse field. 

The recent Wardlaw+Hartridge graduate first picked up a lacrosse stick in the spring of his sophomore year. Just over two years later, Kevin has been selected as an Academic All-American and also will be representing the Chinese U-19 national team at the World Lacrosse ...

5 Cool Tips to Prevent Heat-Related Illness

You’re finishing up your afternoon walk on a scorching 90-degree day when you feel a little dizzy. You check your pulse. It’s faster than normal. You’re sweating, and you feel a cramp in your left leg. Should you head indoors?

Yes, says Alexander Sarenac, MD, an emergency medicine physician with Atlantic AdvancED Urgent Care. “These are all signs of a health condition ...

TAPinto Denville Franchisee Joins Senior Team of African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ

DENVILLE, NJ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) announced the addition of Ferlanda Fox Nixon, Esq. -- franchisee, publisher, and editor of TAPinto Denville -- as chief of policy and government affairs. 

AACCNJ is a proactive advocacy group that provides a platform for New Jersey’s African-American business leaders to speak with a ...

Daniel Anderl - Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk Attracts 1,000+ Participants, Raises $100K+ for Scholarships

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The original goals of the Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk on Saturday, July 17, in honor of Daniel Anderl were 500 participants and $100,000 for scholarships at St. Joseph High School. However, organizers announced that the event had more than double the number of participants, who included Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy and Daniel's parents, Mark Anderl and ...

In Season: The Best Ways to Cook NJ Sweet Corn

July 28, 2021

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey sweet corn is in season until the beginning of September. Take advantage of this local summer veggie by eating it as soon as possible after it’s picked — the sugar turns to starch as it ages.

For storage, keep fresh corn on the cob in the husk in the fridge. Once you’re ready to enjoy your corn, remove the husk and silk, wash it and try one of ...

Middlesex County Fair Lifts the Lid Off Summer

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - What is summer in New Jersey without the Middlesex County Fair?  After a pandemic hiatus, summer's most fun event returns to its home at the County Fairgrounds on Cranbury Road in East Brunswick starting Monday, August 2 and continuing through Sunday, August 8.

Fireworks will light the sky on opening night, Monday, August 2.

The fair features rides, games, ...

Overlook Medical Center marks opening of new South Garage, improving parking throughout hospital campus

SUMMIT, NJ – JULY 22, 2021 – Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center today marked the opening of its new South Garage, a recently completed, state-of-the-art employee parking structure that will improve parking throughout the campus.

The 234,000 square-foot garage includes 648 parking spaces and two elevators. The seven-level garage features recharge stations for ...

Board of Education President Says Lincoln Annex Deal 'Best Decision We Could Ever Make'

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The topic of conversation during the first in-person Board of Education meeting in 16 months centered around the same subject as the last in-person meeting.

The sale and demolition of the Lincoln Annex school, the construction of the proposed cancer hospital and the construction of the replacement school -  all components of a sweeping $750 million project - still ...

How to Build a Rain Garden in Your Yard

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Letting rainwater leave your property can interfere with groundwater recharge and possibly cause flooding, ice slicks in the winter, and pollution of downstream lakes and streams.  Rain gardens are one possible solution available to homeowners. Commercial properties can use them too.

Step 1: Decide on rain garden placement

Find out where water is coming ...