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Middlesex College And Stockton University Sign Transfer Agreement

May 5, 2021

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex College has signed a dual admission and transfer partnership agreement with Stockton University that will help students make a smooth transition from the two-year college to the Atlantic County school’s bachelor’s degree program. 

The five-year agreement strengthens the relationship between Stockton and Middlesex College by offering multiple ...

Caldwell To Be Named President, Sevilla Vice President At New Brunswick BOE Meeting

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Dale Caldwell, a driving force on the Board of Education for more than two decades, will be named its new president at tonight’s reorganization meeting, TAPinto New Brunswick has learned.

Jennifer Sevilla is also expected to be chosen by a vote of the other board members as the vice president.

Caldwell’s daughter, Ashley Caldwell, the star first singles ...

East Brunswick High School Shines In State, Nation

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - US News and World Report has named the top high schools in America in its annual review, and East Brunswick has moved up significantly higher on the table of well-respected secondary schools in both the state and the nation.

According to the review, East Brunswick High School is ranked 59th within New Jersey. Last year, EBHS came in at #85. 

New ...

East Brunswick Lights The Lanterns To End Ramadan

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The East Brunswick Human Relations Council and the Township of East Brunswick will sponsor the First Annual Lighting Ceremony to celebrate the end of Ramadan, the holy period of fasting for Muslims worldwide, on Sunday, May 2 at 8:45 pm.

The event will be held outside near the Municipal Complex Pond and will be streamed on the township's Facebook page ...

Perth Amboy Mourns Veteran Patrolman’s Death

PERTH AMBOY, NJ -  City officials and police are mourning the loss of Patrolman Arcadio Rivera Jr., who died after suffering a medical emergency Wednesday that caused him to crash his personal vehicle while off-duty in the city's Harbortown section.

Authorities say Rivera, 54, a 26-year veteran cop, apparently lost control of his car at 7:30 pm Wednesday and hit several parked cars ...

New Brunswick Man, Sayreville Resident Facing Additional Charges In Hotel Murder

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A New Brunswick man and another individual are facing additional charges in connection with the March 21 murder of Somerset man.

Demond Gray, 43, of New Brunswick, and Katura Williams, 40, of Sayreville were charged and served with complaints Monday for one count of first-degree murder committed during the course of a robbery, one count of first-degree robbery and one ...

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Find Your Green Thumb: NJ Experts Offer Tips for Starting a Kitchen Garden

May 8, 2021

NEW JERSEY — They don’t call this The Garden State for nothing.

Want to bring out your inner green thumb this season? There’s no better time than now to get started on a kitchen garden.

“There is no mastery of gardening, you just get better at guessing,” said Bloomfield’s L. Be. Sholar, who offers gardening tips on her blog, Farm-Based ...

Middlesex College And Stockton University Sign Transfer Agreement

May 5, 2021

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex College has signed a dual admission and transfer partnership agreement with Stockton University that will help students make a smooth transition from the two-year college to the Atlantic County school’s bachelor’s degree program. 

The five-year agreement strengthens the relationship between Stockton and Middlesex College by offering multiple ...

From Newsroom To State House: Award-Winning Journalist Greg Tufaro Named Diegnan's Chief Of Staff 

May 5, 2021

EDISON, NJ – Greg Tufaro, a lifelong Edison resident and award-winning journalist with more than three decades of experience, has recently traded his press pass for a state ID. Last month, Tufaro embarked on a new chapter in his professional career, taking on the role as chief of staff for Senator Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. (18th L.D.). 

"The opportunity to transition ...

TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...

Veteran TAPinto Franchisee Launches TAPinto Raritan Bay

SAYREVILLE, NJ - Longtime TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood franchisee John Mooney is taking his talents to the banks of the Raritan. After spending years growing TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood into one of the networks top 5 most-visited sites, Mooney is officially launching TAPinto Raritan Bay, covering Sayreville and South Amboy, N.J.

“Since I am familiar with Sayreville-South Amboy and ...

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Governor’s Budget Plan Would Boost Hearing Aid Reimbursement For Qualifying Older Adults & Individuals With Disabilities

May 6, 2021

Budget Would Increase Reimbursement from $100 to $500 Per Hearing Aid; Would be First Increase since 1987

(TRENTON) – Governor Phil Murphy’s budget plan for the fiscal year starting July 1 would significantly increase hearing aid purchase reimbursement available under the state’s Hearing Aid Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (HAAAD) program.

The HAAAD program provides ...

NJ Dentist and his Pit Bull Therapy Dog Give Back to Local Community

April 28, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- While Joseph DalBon, DMD, may be best known as a top-notch local dentist at the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, he is also the proud owner of a therapy dog. Dr. DalBon spoke with TAPintoTV about his Pit Bull puppy, Olivia, the services she provides to others in the community, and how he came to recognize her unique talents.

DalBon realized Olivia was ...