Celebrate Halloween with the Piscataway Library

Join us on Zoom for a read aloud of The Teeny Tiny Ghost by Kay Winters. Don't forget to wear your costume for a virtual dance "parade" from the comfort of your own home! 

Register here to receive the link to participate.

Sat, October 31
11:00 am — 11:45 am
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Join us on Zoom for a read aloud of The Teeny Tiny Ghost by Kay Winters. Don't forget to wear your costume for a virtual dance "parade" from the comfort of your own home!

Register here to receive the link to participate.

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MCC and Citizens Campaign Announce Leadership Center

December 2, 2020

The Citizens Campaign and Middlesex County College announced the establishment of a Citizen Leadership Center designed to train students in problem-solving skills of community issues and provide opportunities for them to put their training to use as ”citizen leaders” working to better their communities. Citizen Leadership Centers are designed to pave the way for putting the ...

Be Your Own Boss: Start a TAPinto Franchise Today (WEBINAR)

Do you want to be your own boss?  Do you want to create financial independence while leaving a lasting legacy?  Are you a community leader?  

If so, owning a TAPinto local news site may be a good fit for you.  It's an affordable business opportunity with a low entry cost and high ROI.

Join us for an informational webinar about this exciting business ...

Promote Your Business and Offer in Our Holiday Gift Guide!

Highlight your promotional features, specials or give-aways in TAPinto Piscataway's Holiday Gift Guide.

This daily guide will give you virtually 24/7 visibility.

Each listing includes your name, photo or logo, 2-3 sentences about your business or offer and a click thru to your website.

The cost is $100 from now until Christmas Day. This is a COVID business friendly promotion and is ...

It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's a Giant Elf in New Brunswick!

December 5, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a 12-foot-tall elf!

City residents were surprised Friday to look up and see Santa's not-so-little helper perched atop a roof at 37 Easton Ave.

The Elf’s second annual appearance in New Brunswick was arranged by Saxum, a national boutique real estate investment and development based in ...

Milltown Teen Writes Letter To New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Asking For Return Of Indoor Sports

MILLTOWN, NJ - As of Saturday, December 5, pools, indoor basketball courts and ice rinks will be empty once again because of New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy's latest Executive Order halting all indoor youth and high school indoor sports because of the rising number of coronavirus cases in the state. The ban is in effect through January 2. Milltown teenage Florisel Velez was devastated by the ...

New ALDI Officially Opens in South Brunswick

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A new Aldi has officially opened its doors in the Monmouth Junction section of South Brunswick, located at the shopping plaza at 4180 on Route 1. Customers lined up outside, while standing six feet apart from one another, to be the first ones inside the new grocery store. Customers say they have been waiting to see the new Aldi for several months, one woman at the front ...

Cooking More? How to Avoid Common Kitchen Accidents

December 5, 2020

NEW JERSEY — As people stay home to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, cooking has become a more popular pastime. But more time in the kitchen can sometimes lead to its own health risks: Cuts, burns and other accidents leading to injury.

With the holiday season underway, cooking fires are also expected to rise: Thanksgiving and Christmas days see a 250 and 59 percent increase in ...

Source: Rutgers Employees on Verge of Health Care Coverage Overhaul

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The unions representing thousands of Rutgers employees are on the verge of agreeing to a deal with the university that would overhaul their health care coverage and save workers a combined $40 million in premium costs, a source has told TAPinto New Brunswick.

State officials are also involved in the negotiations that would remove Rutgers employees’ coverage from ...

Obituaries

Raymundo “Ray” Elamparo, Jr. passed away unexpectedly with his family by his side on ...
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Somerset, NJ – Arthur J. Kettyle, 92, passed away at his home with his loving family at his ...
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Flags Will Be Flown at Half Staff This Weekend in Honor of Recruit Lucas C. Homeijer

December 4, 2020

PISCATAWAY, NJ — All flags will be flown at half-staff Friday, December 4 through Sunday, December 6, as per Executive Order 206 in honor of State Police Trooper Recruit Lucas C. Homeijer. who passed away following injuries sustained during a training exercise at the State Police Academy.

“State Police Recruit Homeijer was taken from us far too ...

Suspect Indicted for Setting Fire that Destroyed Apartment Buildings

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – A Bound Brook man has been indicted by a Somerset County Grand Jury in connection with the Jan. 12 fire that destroyed two apartment buildings under construction on Main Street, Bound Brook and several adjacent buildings.

Juan Hector Padilla, age 29, of East Second Street faces charges of 2nd Degree Burglary, 2nd Degree Aggravated Arson, 3rd Degree Aggravated ...

Somerville Bicyclist Struck by SUV Outside County Prosecutor's Office

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – A 65-year-old bicyclist ignored a red light Tuesday morning and was struck in the crosswalk by an SUV traveling east on West High Street at the intersection of North Bridge Street in front of the Somerset County Prosecutors' Office, according to a borough police officer who witnessed the accident.

The bicyclist, a Somerville resident, was treated at ...

Revisiting the Role of a Healthy Routine During the Pandemic

November 28, 2020

NEW JERSEY - The COVID-19 pandemic has led us on an unprecedented and unpredictable path. Since its start, there has been extraordinary amounts of uncertainty contributing to stress. There have been increased reports of depression and anxiety among individuals as compared to previous years and some individuals report feeling a sense of loss of control in their lives. At the crossroads ...

The New Normal Rockwell

Dear diary,

I love Thanksgiving. Even though I don’t get any presents, it is my favoritest holiday of the whole year.

On Thanksgiving Day our family gets together at our house. My aunts and uncles and cousins and grandmas and grandpas. Sometimes even some awkward girlfriends and boyfriends who we never see again after that. We light a fire in the fireplace and fill up the house with ...

Help Your Teens Find Their Own Solutions

Do you find yourself fighting the urge to say to your teen,  “Been there, done that.  Let me show you how it’s done”?  I do, too… although looking back to my younger days, I can honestly say that I learned the most when I had to solve things myself.

On a personal note, my children were amazed to hear that when I studied in France for my junior year ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Danielle Santola of TAPinto Livingston

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of December 2020 is Danielle Santola, who owns and operates TAPinto Livingston.  Santola, a lifelong Livingston resident and graduate of Livingston High School, began her career at TAPinto as an intern and now owns one of the most successful online local news franchises in the TAPinto network.

Q. Why did you want to franchise a TAPinto ...