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Mon, May 2, 12:00 PM

The YMCA at the Piscataway Community Center, Piscataway

Blood Drive

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 05/02/2022 12:00pm 05/02/2022 6:00pm America/New_York Blood Drive

Blood drive on Monday, May 2nd from Noon-6 p.m. at The YMCA at the Piscataway Community Center (YPCC)!

Sign up on the following website: https://donate.nybc.org/.../schedules/drive_schedule/294241

520 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Tue, May 3

Piscataway Township Schools, Piscataway

Eid-al-Fitr Teacher In-Service Day - No School ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 05/03/2022 12:00am 05/04/2022 12:00am America/New_York Eid-al-Fitr Teacher In-Service Day - No School for Students

Teacher In-Service Day - No School for Students in Piscataway Schools

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Tue, May 3, 10:00 AM

Piscataway Senior Center, Piscataway

COVID-19 Vaccine & Booster Shots Clinic

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 05/03/2022 10:00am 05/03/2022 2:00pm America/New_York COVID-19 Vaccine & Booster Shots Clinic

Vaccines & boosters are available for those ages five & up next Tuesday, May 3rd at the Piscataway Senior Center. To sign up: https://curogram.com/registrations/62558f2aa30b916c2b99bcb4

700 Buena Vista Ave. Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sat, May 7, 8:00 PM

Brook Arts Center , Bound Brook

Comedian Mike Marino, NJ's Bad Boy of Comedy

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/07/2022 8:00pm 05/07/2022 10:00pm America/New_York Comedian Mike Marino, NJ's Bad Boy of Comedy

Comedian Mike Marino, who is affectionately known to millions of his fans worldwide as New Jersey’s Bad Boy takes the stage for an evening of hilarious comedy on Saturday, May 7, at the Brook Arts Center. Marino has a tongue like a razor and a heart of gold. He has performed in every major comedy club, theatre, casino, and event center from New York to Los Angeles and around the world. His ...

10 Hamilton Street Bound Brook, NJ 08805
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Mon, May 9, 4:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, Piscataway

Story Time & Craft: Bees

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/09/2022 4:00pm 05/09/2022 4:45pm America/New_York Story Time & Craft: Bees

BZZZ BZZZ! What’s that sound? Join Ms. Patty to learn about the importance of bees and the ways in which they protect our neighborhood. Enjoy a special bee-themed story and craft.

Grades K-3
Full details & registration here

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Wed, May 11

Somerset

Cedar Hill Prep School OPEN HOUSE

Education

Add to My Calendar 05/11/2022 12:00am 05/12/2022 12:00am America/New_York Cedar Hill Prep School OPEN HOUSE

SOMERSET, NJ - The Office of Admission cordially invites you to attend an Open House for prospective students and their families. The Open House will provide an opportunity to meet and interact with teachers, administrators, and students as well as tour our beautiful campus.

This is a unique opportunity to hear more about our philosophy and approach to whole child development, our ...

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Fri, May 13, 10:00 AM

Westergard Library, Piscataway

Drop-In Craft Circle

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/13/2022 10:00am 05/13/2022 11:00am America/New_York Drop-In Craft Circle

Join us at Westergard Library for a drop-in craft morning for adults! Bring your own project, or work on something with our supplies. This is an unstructured group with no formal instruction.

Adults
Full details & registration here

20 Murray Ave. Piscataway, NJ
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Sat, May 14, 11:00 AM

Asian Food Market, Piscataway

Community Wellness Day

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 05/14/2022 11:00am 05/14/2022 2:00pm America/New_York Community Wellness Day

A Community Wellness Day in Piscataway is being hosted by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in conjunction with Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

1339 Centennial Ave. Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Tue, May 17, 7:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, PISCATAWAY

Healthcare Special Enrollment Webinar

Business & Finance Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 05/17/2022 7:00pm 05/17/2022 7:45pm America/New_York Healthcare Special Enrollment Webinar








Join New Jersey Citizen Action Education Fund ACA online on Tuesday, May 17 at 7pm to learn about the Healthcare Special Enrollment Period. Learn what you need to know on how to navigate GetCoveredNJ or NJ FamilyCare. Get connected to a certified application counselor for assistance and questions.

Full details & registration ...

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Wed, May 18, 9:00 AM

Riverside Park, Piscataway

Piscataway Annual Walk for Your Health

Arts & Entertainment Government Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 05/18/2022 9:00am 05/18/2022 11:00am America/New_York Piscataway Annual Walk for Your Health

Sign up by June 10th for Piscataway's Annual Walk for Your Health being held on Saturday, June 18th!

https://www.piscatawaynj.org/.../health_walk/index.php

430 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Wed, May 18, 7:00 PM

Somerset

A Cup of Joe with Assemblyman Danielsen 'Cannabis ...

Government Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 05/18/2022 7:00pm 05/18/2022 8:00pm America/New_York A Cup of Joe with Assemblyman Danielsen 'Cannabis 2.0'

“Cannabis 2.0"

Speaker Includes:

Jeff Brown, Executive Director of Cannabis Regulatory Commission
►Update on cannabis legislation
►Medical cannabis providers in the state and business opportunities
►Criteria for purchase
►Perception of war on drugs and cannabis balance and black market
►Products available—creams, oils, tablets, drops, gummies, chocolate
►Where you ...

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Sat, May 21, 8:00 PM

Brook Arts Center , Bound Brook

STARMAN, A BOWIE TRIBUTE

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/21/2022 8:00pm 05/21/2022 11:00pm America/New_York STARMAN, A BOWIE TRIBUTE

Back by popular demand, the Brook Arts Center presents one of the top ten tribute bands in NJ – Starman, The Bowie Tribute! This talented group of musicians will be performing the hits and deep cuts from "Ziggy Stardust (& the Spiders from Mars)" and "Station to Station", in their entirety, along with choice cuts from Starman's extensive song repertoire. Covering ...

10 Hamilton Street Bound Brook, NJ 08805
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Thu, May 26, 6:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, Piscataway

Fulfilling Our Nation's Promise

Giving Back Government

Add to My Calendar 05/26/2022 6:00pm 05/26/2022 7:00pm America/New_York Fulfilling Our Nation's Promise

Hear from the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, an organization that works to locate the remains of missing Americans from past conflicts. On Thursday, May 26 at 7pm, learn about the fascinating work they do to fulfill our nation's promise to leave no one behind. Working in 40+ countries around the world, they use everything from satellite maps of battlefields to the DNA from a single tooth ...

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Thu, May 26, 7:00 PM

G-Wing Courtyard - Piscataway High School, Piscataway

Piscataway Jazz Under the Stars

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 05/26/2022 7:00pm 05/26/2022 8:30pm America/New_York Piscataway Jazz Under the Stars

On Thursday, May 26th at 7:00pm, the Piscataway High School Jazz Ensemble will be holding its 5th annual Jazz Under the Stars concert fundraiser in the PHS Courtyard near the G-wing. After a 3-year hiatus, PHS Jazz is so excited to be back!

We are pleased to announce this year’s featured soloist, saxophonist Alexa Tarantino! Alexa is a regular substitute musician with Wynton Marsalis and ...

100 Behmer Rd Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sat, May 28, 12:00 PM

Piscataway Community Center, Piscataway

Raritan Rapids Opening Weekend

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/28/2022 12:00pm 05/28/2022 6:00pm America/New_York Raritan Rapids Opening Weekend

Get ready for spray park fun! Raritan Rapids at The YMCA at the Piscataway Community Center (YPCC) reopens on Memorial Day weekend.

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Sun, May 29, 12:00 PM

Piscataway Community Center, Piscataway

Raritan Rapids Opening Weekend

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/29/2022 12:00pm 05/29/2022 6:00pm America/New_York Raritan Rapids Opening Weekend

Get ready for spray park fun! Raritan Rapids at The YMCA at the Piscataway Community Center (YPCC) reopens on Memorial Day weekend.

520 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Mon, May 30, 12:00 PM

Piscataway Community Center, Piscataway

Raritan Rapids Opening Weekend

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 05/30/2022 12:00pm 05/30/2022 6:00pm America/New_York Raritan Rapids Opening Weekend

Get ready for spray park fun! Raritan Rapids at The YMCA at the Piscataway Community Center (YPCC) reopens on Memorial Day weekend.

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May 16, 2022

Benz and JT Morel of Epic Level-Up Group present Find Fund Flip, a real estate seminar designed to GROW your business and your team in today's intense real estate market!

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Column A Democrats, Community Leaders Ask NJ Atty General to Investigate Piscataway's Closed Municipal Building

Piscataway, NJ -- On Tuesday, May 10, Democrats for Transparency and Fairness and progressive Piscataway Democratic Committee members asked the New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Director of the Division of Civil Rights to investigate the ongoing closure of the Piscataway Municipal Building. The letter seeks clarification of the underlying legal authority that the Mayor, ...

Cedar Hill Prep School OPEN HOUSE

SOMERSET, NJ - The Office of Admission cordially invites you to attend an Open House for prospective students and their families. The Open House will provide an opportunity to meet and interact with teachers, administrators, and students as well as tour our beautiful campus.

This is a unique opportunity to hear more about our philosophy and approach to whole child development, our ...

Scenes from the Sayreville Fishing Derby

May 15, 2022

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville's popular fishing derby, hosted by the Sayreville Recreation Department, returned on Saturday, May 14, with more than 100 young fishing enthusiasts (and a few parents, too).

Recreation director Brian Van Dongen told TAPintoRaritan Bay that he was pleased that the event had come back strongly following a two-year COVID-inflicted suspension.

"It's a ...

The Lost Souls Memorial Project Invites All to the 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.” ...

Political Elite, Rutgers Powerhouses Help Launch LeGrand Coffee House in Woodbridge

WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Of all the Saturday ribbon-cuttings in all the towns in all of New Jersey, they walk into mine.

That had to be the thinking of Eric LeGrand, as he watched a steady stream of the state’s political elite and Rutgers powerhouses stop into the LeGrand Coffee House on May 14 to join in the celebration.

LeGrand – a Colonia High grad who first made a ...

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LeGrand Coffee House Opens Today

WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Former Rutgers defensive tackle Eric LeGrand is tackling his newest challenge with today’s grand opening of LeGrand Coffee House on Green Street, near the town’s commuter train station.

Expected to attend the 11 am ribbon cutting are Gov Phil Murphy and his wife Tammy, Mayor John McCormac and a host of other state and local officials.

The menu at LeGrand ...

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South Plainfield – Kathleen “Kathy” Lamastro, 62, died, Sunday May 15, 2021 in ...
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Elizabeth “Donna” Annunziata, 59, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at the ...
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Governor Murphy Visits Hackensack, Announces American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program at HFD

May 16, 2022

HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. 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 ...

Camden Cop Dies in Off-Duty Crash

CAMDEN, NJ — The off-duty death of a 22-year-old Camden County police officer in a motorcycle accident has stunned and saddened his fellow officers, his police chief and many community leaders.

Officer Daniel B. Adler died after his motorcycle apparently collided with a car at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12 on Haddonfield-Berlin Road, near McIntosh Road, in Cherry Hill. The accident remains ...

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 ...

Just a Second

May 20th is World Metrology Day.

I am counting down the hours on an atomic clock which is accurate to 1 second in 10 million years.

Metrology is the scientific development of systems of measure. Unlike Meteorology, the study of weather, you don’t have to be chipper and TV good looking to study Metrology. You do have to have geekish tendencies and more degrees than a thermometer, ...

Helping Teens Learn Life's Lessons

Do you find it hard to have any credibility with your teen? Join the club. They can't yet see that we know anything worth knowing.

That's because they're on a quest to figure everything out for themselves. You can't possibly understand what they're going through... so they say.

And I say, let them. This is their time for exploration, self-discovery, mistakes and ...

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 ...

If This Isn't You....

Hi everyone. Today we’ll be discussing something that directly affects a significant percentage of the estimated 1.2 BILLION people around the world who have disabilities. ff you are not one of these individuals, odds are they are one of your family members or friends.

I’m speaking about those who have “invisible” disabilities. In other words, they don’t use an ...

Religious Beliefs Around the World:

Hello, TAPinto readers and listeners! In Part 1 of this two-part series, we spoke about how people’s religious affiliations have evolved over the past few decades, which religions are growing in numbers, and why that may be.

In Part 2 of this two-part series, we’re going to take a look at such things as what impact COVID has had on people’s religious beliefs, what the ...