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Spotswood Public Library To Host Virtual History Of The Flag Program

June 3, 2020

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Public Library remains closed to the public because of the coronavirus pandemic. However, the Main Street library is hosting a virtual historical presentation on Friday, June 5 at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Old Glory - History of the American Flag will be hosted by Kevin Woyce. Woyce traces the history of the American flag from its beginnings during the American Revolution to ...

Spotswood Department Of Public Works Spring/Summer Brochure Available Online

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Department of Public Works' Spring/Summer brochure is available on the Spotswood Borough website. The brochure contains information on garbage and recycling collections for the borough as well as Middlesex County collection dates for hazardous waste, paint and cooking oil. According to information in the spring/summer 2020 informational brochure, hydrant flushing will not ...

Spotswood Department Of Public Works To Resume Metal And Bulk Pickups

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The borough's Department of Public Works will resume the services that were discontinued during the height of the coronavirus shutdown in June. Pick up of metal and consumer electronic devices will begin again on June 11. The regular Thursday collections of metal and electronic devices must be scheduled by telephoning 732-416-1829. Bulk pickups will resume on Monday, June 22.

Helmetta To Hold Dedicated Dog Drive-Thru Event On Memorial Day

HELMETTA, NJ - Borough Mayor Chris Slavicek did not want to let Memorial Day 2020 pass without remembering the meaning behind the day. Memorial Day is a federal holiday, marking the passing of members of the armed forces that died during service. Initially, the holiday was called Decoration Day and began in 1868, following the conclusion on the American Civil War. It is also the unofficial start ...

Spotswood PTA Putting Together Distance Learning Video Thanking Parents

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood PTA is seeking photographs from Spotswood School District parents showing their distance learning experiences. The PTA would like to use the photos as a part of a special video thanking the parents who suddenly found themselves home schooling their children when remote learning became the new normal in mid-March. Parents wishing to share photographs of their distance ...

Spotswood REC Department Offering Virtual Fun

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Recreation Department has had to cancel its spring programs because of the coronavirus pandemic. A decision has not been made on any of its popular summer programs yet. However, since Spotswood School District students will be continuing remote learning through the conclusion of the academic year in June and many parents and community members are working from home as ...

Update For Spotswood Residents From Mayor Ed Seely

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Borough Mayor Ed Seely released his latest update to Spotswood residents on Thursday. The number of positive coronavirus cases in the borough stands at 77. The number is up seven from the 70 positive cases the mayor reported in his May 1 letter. While the total went up slightly, the fatalities have stayed the same. Spotswood has had two residents die from the coronavirus since the ...

Helmetta To Extend Tax Deadline To June 1

HELMETTA, NJ - At a special meeting of the Helmetta Borough Council on Wednesday, May 6, Mayor Chris Slavicek and the council approved a resolution to allow the borough to extend the grace period for the May 1, 2020 property tax bill to June 1, 2020.

"We understand the financial hardships that may coincide with the pandemic and possible delay in unemployment payments," said Mayor ...

Some Spotswood Residents To Have Water Service Shut Off Temporarily On May 7

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Residents living on Snowhill Street from Brunswick Avenue to Christine Court will have an interruption in water service on Thursday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. According to the Spotswood Water Department the service is being shut off because of construction work in the area.

Helmetta Mayor Chris Slavicek Putting Together Mother's Day Montage To Honor Borough Moms

HELMETTA, NJ - Borough Mayor Chris Slavicek is asking putting together a Mother's Day Montage to honor Helmetta moms, grandmothers and other mom-like ladies on Sunday, May 10. Photographs of these leading ladies can be emailed to Slavicek at mayor@helmettaboro.com. All photos should be emailed by 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 7 in order to be included in the Mother's Day Montage. All the photos ...

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Restaurant Business Down, NJ Distributors Are Selling Straight to Consumers

May 31, 2020

Duck legs confit. Waygu burgers. Anduille sausage. These items from meat supplier D’Artagnan typically would be headed to restaurants, but due to COVID-19 much of it is on its way to homes, instead.

“We got into this because the restaurants disappeared,” said D’Artagnan President Andy Wertheim. “This is a question of finding another way to get the product into ...

Princeton Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run Near North Brunswick Dunkin Donuts

June 5, 2020

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Alysa Kristjanson, a  22-year-old Princeton woman, was killed Thursday in a hit-and-run accident on Route 130 in North Brunswick in the early hours of the morning. Kristjanson was a pedestrian.

Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Director Kenneth P. McCormick of the North Brunswick Police Department said police are investigating ...

FLAG Of Somerville Delivers Last Meals To RWJ Hospital Workers

June 5, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Frontline Appreciation Group of Somerville has made its final delivery of food to the medical staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset after three months of supporting not only the hospital workers, but area restaurants whose businesses have been impacted by closure orders from Gov. Phil Murphy, which are being partially lifted on June 15.

Shawn Temple, a ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Brett Freeman of Halston Media Group

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of June 2020 is Brett Freeman, CEO and Publisher of Halston Media Group.  Halston Media Group owns and operates five hardcopy newspapers and utilizes TAPinto as their online platform for their newspapers.  Halston Media Group's five TAPinto franchises are TAPinto Mahopac, TAPinto Somers, TAPinto Yorktown, TAPinto North Salem, and ...

Upcoming Events

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Fri, June 5, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State In The ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

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Sat, June 6, 12:00 PM

Parking lot of Menlo Park Mall, near Barnes & Noble and Cheesecake Factory, Edison

Drive By Food Drive for Middlesex County

Food & Drink Giving Back

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Sun, June 7, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

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PSE&G Resuming Work While Continuing COVID-19 Safety Protocols

May 31, 2020

NEWARK, NJ -  As a result of Governor Murphy’s recent executive order and with approval by the Board of Public Utilities, Public Service Electric & Gas Co. will be resuming work as safely and quickly as possible. Our employees and contractors will follow protocols guided by the CDC and New Jersey State Department of Health, as well as all directives from state and local ...

Long Beach Island Region Opens Summer With New Way To Get Needed Information

May 27, 2020

SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. — With restrictions from COVID19 beginning to lift, the need for safe travel planning can be easily met online with Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members newly launched, high performance, tourism related website. In time for summer, this dynamic site brings local knowledge directly to travelers coming from near or far. The Southern Ocean County ...

TAPinto Camden Editor Talks about Peaceful Protest for George Floyd that brought City into National Spotlight

June 4, 2020

CAMDEN, NJ -- Steven Rodas, Editor of TAPinto Camden, spoke with Stephanie Willoughby about the recent protest held here in solidarity with George Floyd that has put the city in the national spotlight for both its peaceful nature and police participation. 

Hundreds gathered in downtown Camden on Saturday, May 30, but what made this protest stand out from the thousands of other ...