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Milltown Public Library To Host Weekly Walking Club

May 12, 2022

MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Public Library is inviting residents to lace up the sneakers and get walking. The library is hosting a weekly walking club starting on Tuesday, May 17 at 9 a.m. Registration is not required, and all ages are welcome to join in. Residents can come out and meet the Milltown Public Library's new director Charlie Leckenby as well as their neighbors. The weekly walks ...

Robotic-Assisted Surgery Helps Saint Peter's University Hospital Care For Women

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Denise G. was reduced to crawling on her hands and knees by intense back pain that didn’t respond to acupuncture, physical therapy or over-the-counter pain medicine. It wasn’t until an ultrasound test revealed that one of her uterine fibroids had doubled in size that the fourth grade teacher in the Woodbridge School District knew the cause. A cutting-edge ...

Rutger’ Mental Health And Wellness Week Highlights Commitment To Community

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers University–New Brunswick is launching its first Mental Health and Wellness Week with a series of programs to address the mental health needs of students and employees. The programs throughout the week of April 25 are part of Chancellor-Provost Francine Conway’s effort to establish a culture of wellness at Rutgers-New Brunswick, ...

Saint Peter's University Hospital Recognized For COVID-19 Community Response

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Saint Peter’s University Hospital was recently recognized for its care for the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The hospital received a Platinum Award for its efforts at the forefront of the fight to reduce the risk of COVID-19 by a statewide business advocacy organization that encompasses more than 900 corporate members from myriad industry sectors

The ...

April 19 Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Day In Spotswood In Honor Or Asher Garcia

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - On Monday, Spotswood Mayor Jackie Palmer read a proclamation once again declaring Tuesday, April 19 to be Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Awareness Day in honor of borough resident Asher Garcia. Garcia is the grandson of Spotswood Borough Councilwoman Marylin Israel and was diagnosed with the birth defect that causes a hole in a developing infant's diaphragm.

The hole ...

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Rabid Raccoon Confirmed In South Brunswick

May 16, 2022

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ- Last week, a rabid raccoon was confirmed in South Brunswick after an altercation with a local dog. This is the first confirmed case of rabies in South Brunswick for 2022, according to the township.

On Tuesday, May 10, a resident’s dog had an altercation with a raccoon that was later captured by animal control. The animal was transported to the New Jersey Department ...

Governor Murphy Visits Hackensack, Announces American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program At HFD

May 16, 2022

HACKENSACK, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, according to a news release from the Governor's office. 

“Confronted by new ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Local Marketing in a Digital World

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on Sergeant Marketing's Milestone Mindset Live speaking about Local Marketing in a Digital World. The series helps viewers attract and retain clients and donors.

Shapiro and host Nancy Sergeant talked about a number of topics, including the value of local marketing in the post-pandemic economy, how ...

TAPinto Publisher Bobbie Peer Receives Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to Women Award

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Bobbie Peer is a business owner, a networker, a marketer and a survivor.

"I am a single mother and I made it," Peer said. "I work hard, I'm passionate about what I do and I form relationships. I am a success."

Peer, the publisher of five TAPinto sites, recently received a Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Future of Local News

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on the "What Works - The Future of Local News" Podcast from Northeastern University’s School of Journalism.

Shapiro talked about how TAPinto was formed, the current successes the company is seeing and plans for the future.

You can hear the discussion here.

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TAPinto Newark Journalist Selected for CivicStory Fellowship

NEWARK, NJ — Tom Wiedmann's love for journalism began during his younger years with a soundtrack of metal and rock and roll during road trips with his dad.

He just didn't know it at the time.

"I had a steady diet of ACDC, Rolling Stones, Ramones, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath and all that stuff," Wiedmann said. "So I became somewhat of a music nerd growing ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, May 17, 7:00 PM

Milltown

Ford Avenue Redevelopment

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Sat, May 21, 8:00 PM

Main Street Theatre Company at Temple Beth Ohr, Old Bridge

Main Street Theatre Company

Arts & Entertainment

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Sun, May 22, 8:00 PM

Main Street Theatre Company at Temple Beth Ohr, Old Bridge

Main Street Theatre Company

Arts & Entertainment

Lost Souls Public Memorial Project's 5th Annual Recitiation

May 3, 2022

The Lost Souls Public Memorial Project’s 5th Annual Recitation
May 22, 2022 from 4pm-6pm at the Community Arts Center
721 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, NJ

Join us in person as we honor the Lost Souls through live performances, including African Drumming, Dance, Spoken Word and a Special Libation Ceremony.

Masks are encouraged. If you cannot attend in person, please view the ...

‘Calendar Girls’ Captivates at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ — This delightful play, set in Yorkshire, England, lends a risque air to the Women’s Institutes at a local church parish.

The play and film were based on a true story of middle-aged women who were seeking a fundraising idea for Leukemia Research.

They’re desperate to find a way to support their charities and somehow come up with the idea of ...