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Homeowner Files Motion to Stop Demolition of House by Rutgers Stadium

July 25, 2021

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Lawyers for a township homeowner filed an Order to Show Cause in Middlesex County Superior Court on Friday to prevent the township from razing a house at 1126 River Road, a property located directly across the street from Rutgers football stadium in Piscataway. 

The filing by attorney Anne Studholme asked the court to stop the scheduled demolition of the house while its ...

Landing Lane Bridge Closes; Will It Reopen for Rutgers Football Opener?

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Landing Lane Bridge, which connects the border of New Brunswick and Franklin with Piscataway, will be closed for repairs starting Wednesday.

According to a spokesman for the New Jersey Department of Transportation, the bridge spanning the Raritan River will be closed starting at 8 a.m.

With the repair work scheduled to take six weeks, workers had better ...

Rutgers Well-Represented on Team USA in Tokyo Summer Olympics

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Five former Scarlet Knight athletes will be representing Team USA at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics.

Todd Frazier and Patrick Kivlehan will be on the field for baseball with Darren Fenster serving as an assistant coach, while Carli Lloyd will be on the women's soccer team, making her fourth Olympic games appearance. Rudy Winkler will compete in the hammer ...

The Boys Are Back at RU

NEW BRUNSWICK - In a huge sigh of relief for the greater New Brunswick area, Geo Baker and Ron Harper, Jr. are both returning to the university's basketball team this fall.

Baker made it official in a video posted on Twitter on Wednesday. Then, a few short hours later, Harper went to Instagram for his big announcement

Rutgers still has two open ...

DEVCO, Rutgers Football Star Announce Partnership Under New NCAA Rules

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A Rutgers football star has announced a partnership with the New Brunswick Development Corporation just hours after sweeping new rules went into effect to allow NCAA athletes to be compensated for their names, images and likenesses.

Bo Melton, a team captain and wide receiver who started all nine of the Scarlet Knights’ games in 2020, made the announcement today ...

Rutgers Board Approves 2.6 Percent Tuition and Fees Increase

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers University Board of Governors on Tuesday approved a $4.8 billion budget that includes a 2.6 percent increase in tuition and fees for the 2021-2022 academic year, following a freeze in tuition and a fees' reduction for the past year in recognition of pandemic-related hardships.

“We know that tuition increases are difficult for our students, ...

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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 ...

Somerville Fights to Get Invasive Suburban Bamboo Plants Under Control

July 17, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ -Just like thee pesky plant it intends to control, an ordinance designed to combat the uncontrolled growth of invasive bamboo plants has reemerged after it was tabled by lawmakers more than two years ago.

The Borough Council will hold a public hearing on the revamped ordinance at its Monday, July 19th meeting, according to Mayor Dennis Sullivan.

Ordinance 2643-21-0621, ...

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 ...

Lifelong Journalist Finds Way To Keep News Passion Alive By Launching TAPinto Chatham

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - To reporters, news is more than a job, it’s a passion. For Ed Barmakian, news is his whole life. And when he saw his passion was in danger, he found a way to evolve to meet the times rather than lose what he loves. 

Barmakian launched TAPinto Chatham in July of 2013. He had recently retired from the Star Ledger after 33 as a sports journalist and editor. His ...

Summer Ad Trends That Help Your Business Beat The Heat And The Competition

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Summer is back and so are customers! With the worst of COVID-19 hopefully behind us, people are more excited than ever to get outside and enjoy the warm weather. For your business, this could be a huge opportunity to draw in new customers and gain additional revenue you may have lost during last year’s lockdown. 

With consumers looking to shop locally now more ...

Shapiro: The Foxes are Winning: Partisan Local News Sites are Getting the Upperhand

Back in October, I wrote about the launch of partisan local news sites and how they were filling the void in local news in towns across the country. Since then, the amount of such sites has grown from a few hundred to more than 1,000. While some high-quality objective local news sites have launched since then, they are being dwarfed in size and scale by the partisan sites.

One ...