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Woodbridge Police, Iselin Fire Honored

May 18, 2022

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A host of Woodbridge police officers and firefighters are among 134 regional first-responders honored today by the 200 Club of Middlesex County for their bravery and devotion to duty. During a ceremony at the Carteret Performing Arts Center, the 200 Club of Middlesex County will honor 16 Woodbridge officers for their heroism in 2020, and recognize Iselin Fire ...

Rabid Raccoon Confirmed In South Brunswick

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 ...

East Brunswick Police Seeking Missing Person

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with locating Aaron Waters of East Brunswick N.J.
Waters is classified as a high risk person with a disability. He was last seen on Sunday, May 15 at 6 p.m. leaving a residence on Milton Ave. near Kennedy Blvd. Walters is described as a black male, 28 years old, 5'-04" tall with a thin ...

South Bruswick Dedicates Bench In Veterans Park To Jodi Marcou

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Sunday, South Brunswick Township held a bench dedication ceremony at Veterans Park for Jodi Wexler Marcou, a member of the Human Relations Commission and long time activist and resident. Marcou was killed in a car accident in Princeton last year.

Members of the community, the Human Relations Commission, Township Council, and Mrs. Marcou’s family gathered in ...

The Lost Souls Memorial Project Invites All To Fifth Annual Recitation Of Names

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In her powerful piece, The Site of Memory, the late Toni Morrison wrote, “You know, they straightened out the Mississippi River in places, to make room for houses and livable acreage. Occasionally the river floods these places. "Floods" is the word they use, but in fact it is not flooding; it is remembering. Remembering where it used to be.” ...

More Than $85 Million In Government Grants Fuels Carteret Renaissance

CARTERET, NJ – A simple, one-page spreadsheet at Borough Hall shows the amount of state and federal grants that have been secured to fuel hundreds of millions of dollars of redevelopment underway throughout town, and it is an impressive list, showing nearly $85 million in external funding sources are being leveraged with private dollars to reshape the community for a new generation ...

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Woodbridge Police, Iselin Fire Honored

May 18, 2022

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A host of Woodbridge police officers and firefighters are among 134 regional first-responders honored today by the 200 Club of Middlesex County for their bravery and devotion to duty. During a ceremony at the Carteret Performing Arts Center, the 200 Club of Middlesex County will honor 16 Woodbridge officers for their heroism in 2020, and recognize Iselin Fire ...

Gas Prices In New Jersey Reach Another Record High

May 18, 2022

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high. The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA. The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according to ...

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...

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 ...

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Sat, May 21, 8:00 PM

Main Street Theatre Company at Temple Beth Ohr, Old Bridge

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Main Street Theatre Company at Temple Beth Ohr, Old Bridge

Main Street Theatre Company

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Fri, June 3, 7:00 PM

New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, New Brunswick

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‘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 ...