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Spotswood Drama Club Seniors Take A Bow

June 5, 2020

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School Drama Club's spring production of the musical "Once on This Island" was scheduled to be performed the week the coronavirus pandemic shut down the Spotswood School District. The four-run performance had to be canceled and the cast and crew had one final performance together on March 12. It was a difficult one.

"After sitting with the ...

Spotswood PTA To Host Virtual Dance Party

HELMETTA/SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood PTA is hosting a virtual Dance Party on Friday, June 12 at 6 p.m. DJ Wacky Wayne will be playing the tunes for the one-hour dance party for Spotswood School District students. Participants can register by emailing Robyn Cristi at RobynCristi@gmail.com. Space is limited and signup will be done on a first-come-first-serve basis. Once signed up, participants ...

Spotswood Public Library To Host Virtual History Of The Flag Program

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 ...

Senior Spotlight: Milltown's Victoria McGrath

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Victoria Morgan McGrath along with four other classmates is having her work featured in the high school's Virtual Art Show during the month of June. The Milltown native was a part of the Honors AP Art Studio class taught by Spotswood High School Art teacher Alyson Collins. The complete art show is available on the Spotswood High School ...

Helmetta Celebrating Borough's High School Graduates

HELMETTA, NJ - The borough is honoring the members of the Class of 2020 with banners. Banners showcasing the senior pictures of Helmetta's high school graduates will hang along Main Street for the month of June. The 27 banners were unveiled on Monday and are a gift to the graduates from Helmetta Mayor Chris Slavicek.

"As a proud alumnus of Spotswood High School, I understand the ...

New Jersey State Department Of Education Seeking Parent Feedback On Remote Learning

NEW JERSEY - The State Department of Education is seeking feedback from Garden State parents on the remote learning practices that were instituted in school districts across New Jersey in mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic. The online survey is anonymous and is available in English and Spanish. Parents can access the online survey by clicking on the following links:

English ...

Spotswood High School Senior Art Show Goes Virtual

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Each spring, Spotswood High School holds an Art Show in its Media Center. The event coincides with the spring concert from the Spotswood High School music program. SHS's art and graphic arts departments showcase student work at the show that is always well-attended. In addition to the many individual student works, seniors get the opportunity to share multiple works. The 2020 ...

Spotswood PTA To Host Virtual Scavenger Hunt

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - For the past two springs, the Spotswood PTA has been hosting its popular Appleby Amazing Race to help Schoenly School first graders transition to the second through fifth grade Appleby School. This year because of the coronavirus pandemic, the event had to be canceled. Instead, the Spotswood PTA is hosting a community-wide Scavenger Hunt and inviting all Schoenly and Appleby ...

Senior Spotlight: Spotswood's Amya Coleman

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School senior Amya Kayla Coleman moved to Spotswood from Sayreville her sophomore year. While the move three years ago was difficult, it ended up turning out to be a wonderful experience for Coleman.

"Even though it was tough at times," Coleman said. "I made long-lasting friendships with some of the most important people in my ...

Spotswood High School Band Holds Virtual Awards Banquet

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood High School Band Awards Banquet is held every spring. The event is always emceed by Spotswood High School Band Director Sarah Carino-Koza with the food catered by the program's band parents. It honors students in the program who have participated in the award-winning Concert Band, Honors Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Pep Band and the  Percussion Ensemble. This ...

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Sun, June 7, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

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Wed, June 10, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

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

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Thu, June 11, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

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

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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 ...

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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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Tue, June 9, 7:00 PM

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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 Red Bank Editor Shares Story of Virtual Art Auction to Benefit Neighbors in Need

June 5, 2020

RED BANK, NJ -- Scott Wingerter, Editor of TAPinto Red Bank, joined Host Stephanie Willoughby to share a story from his community about a local nonprofit organization who held an online art auction to raise money to feed the needy.  

Lunch Break is a Red Bank organization founded in 1983 to help underemployed people make ends meet, said Wingerter, but it has evolved into much more.