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New Brunswick Planning Massive In-Person Juneteenth Celebration

June 15, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – One hundred and fifty-five years passed from the day the enslaved people of Galveston, Texas, were informed of the Emancipation Proclamation to the day last September when New Jersey declared Juneteenth an official holiday.

In recognition of Juneteenth’s new status as a state holiday, New Brunswick is planning a celebration so steeped in history, art and ...

Things to do in and around Franklin this weekend

SOMERSET, NJ - Do you have plans this weekend?

Check out our editor’s picks for some of the best things to do in and around Franklin Township. If you have an event let us know, by emailing mlyons@tapinto.net.

Friday, June 10

Championship Baseball - North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 final

The Warriors will host the sectional championship at 4:30 on Friday. TAP here to ...

Things to do in and around Franklin this weekend 

SOMERSET, NJ - Do you have plans this weekend?

Check out our editor’s picks for some of the best things to do in and around Franklin Township. If you have an event let us know, by emailing mlyons@tapinto.net.

Friday, June 4

Summer Fun Ready to Break Out in Downtown Somerville

The Downtown Somerville Alliance is bringing back that pre-COVID energy this season, with a weekly ...

Tickets Available for the St. Joseph HS Annual Falcon Golf Classic

METUCHEN, NJ - On June 14 St. Joseph High School alumni, staff, students and guest will gather for the Annual Falcon Golf Classic at the Metuchen Golf and Country Club. 

The cost for the golf outing is $350 per person ($1400 for a foursome) – which includes breakfast, lunch, on-course refreshments, and golf.  Sponsorship opportunities, some of which include one or more ...

July 4th Fireworks coming to municipal complex

SOMERSET, NJ – With the return of fireworks to celebrate the nation’s independence, Franklin residents will be able to once again see the rocket’s red glare over the municipal complex. 

Last night, council members approved a pared-down display for July 2, forgoing the food vendors, games and other activities that normally supplement the township’s fireworks ...

Family-Owned Bookstore Coming to New Brunswick in June

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The next exciting chapter is about to be written in the lives of Kaila Boulware and Raymond Cheley Sykes, two booklovers who fell in love as students at Rutgers.

Now married and raising Truth, their smiling 1-year-old son, the couple is getting ready to open Hidden Gems Literary Emporium on Morris Street on June 6.

Boulware said they are excited to bring a ...

Things to do in and around Franklin this weekend

SOMERSET, NJ - Do you have plans this weekend?

Check out our editor’s picks for some of the best things to do in and around Franklin Township. 

Friday, May 21

Virtual Networking Breakfast

We are partnering with Middlesex County Regional Chamber of Commerce for a Virtual Networking Breakfast at 9 AM on Friday, May 21st. The Virtual Networking Breakfast is designed ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Do you have plans this weekend?

Check out our editor’s picks for some of the best things to do in and around Franklin Township. 

Friday, May 14

Rutgers Geology Museum’s Ask A Geologist: Coastal Dunes

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Rosana Grafals Soto, who will be talking about the importance of coastal dunes to the variety of animals that call ...

Franklin Township Memorial Day Ceremony

Franklin Township will observe this year’s Memorial Day with a public, outdoor ceremony on Monday, May 31st from 12 pm to 1 pm at the Municipal Complex located at 475 DeMott Lane.  Residents may attend in person while maintaining social distance. 

In the event of rain, the ceremony will be held indoors and videotaped for post event public viewing.

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Council Says No to Legal Weed in Piscataway, For Now

June 13, 2021

PISCATAWAY, NJ – With the ongoing debate over legalizing marijuana in New Jersey and what any guidelines would look like, on Thursday, the Piscataway Town Council passed an ordinance prohibiting the operation of any class of cannabis business within the township’s geographical boundaries.

The ban means medical and recreational cannabis establishments such as cultivators, ...

EBPD: Thieves Use Distractions to Rob Drivers

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department has notified the public that a crew of thieves is operating in the local area. They watch unsuspecting shoppers or individuals withdrawing money from ATMs, then covertly slash a tire on their vehicle. Once the vehicle is disabled, they pretend to offer assistance. While appearing to render aid, a member of their crew will enter the ...

Passaic Valley High School Celebrates 80 Years of Excellence with Mayors Panel

June 9, 2021

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Executive Producer of East Main Media and TAPintoTV, Brian Brodeur, hosted a panel discussion to celebrate Passaic Valley Regional High School’s 80 Years of Excellence.

The panel was moderated by Alexandra Paese, Passaic Valley Class of 2021, and consisted of Totowa Mayor, John Coiro, Passaic Valley Class of 1977, Little Falls Mayor James Damiano, Passaic Valley Class ...

Council Says No to Legal Weed in Piscataway, For Now

June 13, 2021

PISCATAWAY, NJ – With the ongoing debate over legalizing marijuana in New Jersey and what any guidelines would look like, on Thursday, the Piscataway Town Council passed an ordinance prohibiting the operation of any class of cannabis business within the township’s geographical boundaries.

The ban means medical and recreational cannabis establishments such as cultivators, ...

EBPD: Thieves Use Distractions to Rob Drivers

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department has notified the public that a crew of thieves is operating in the local area. They watch unsuspecting shoppers or individuals withdrawing money from ATMs, then covertly slash a tire on their vehicle. Once the vehicle is disabled, they pretend to offer assistance. While appearing to render aid, a member of their crew will enter the ...

Tyrone Stackhouse Projects Performs on Somerville's Summer Stage

June 5, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Tyrone Stackhouse Project, one of the busiest cover bands in central New Jersey, will take the stage Saturday night on the Division Street pedestrian mall for three hours beginning at 6 p.m. performing an eclectic mix of rock, funk, jazz, Motown, and R&B hits.

The free Summer Stage concert series sponsored by the Downtown Somerville Alliance presents live ...

Somerset County Real Estate Prices Soar 24% in April; Inventory Down

TRENTON, NJ — A dramatic decline in housing inventory contributed to a 20% increase in single-family home prices statewide compared to 2020, according to April data recently released by New Jersey Realtors. The rapid price increase follows predictions last month from real estate experts who told TAPinto the market is unlikely to slow down anytime soon. 

“The numbers ...

Tyrone Stackhouse Projects Performs on Somerville's Summer Stage

June 5, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Tyrone Stackhouse Project, one of the busiest cover bands in central New Jersey, will take the stage Saturday night on the Division Street pedestrian mall for three hours beginning at 6 p.m. performing an eclectic mix of rock, funk, jazz, Motown, and R&B hits.

The free Summer Stage concert series sponsored by the Downtown Somerville Alliance presents live ...

Somerset County Real Estate Prices Soar 24% in April; Inventory Down

TRENTON, NJ — A dramatic decline in housing inventory contributed to a 20% increase in single-family home prices statewide compared to 2020, according to April data recently released by New Jersey Realtors. The rapid price increase follows predictions last month from real estate experts who told TAPinto the market is unlikely to slow down anytime soon. 

“The numbers ...