Cryptocurrency for Beginners

Back by popular demand, Rajeeyah Madinah will discuss strategies for staying on top of the stock market and keep track of cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, Dogecoin, and Bitcoin. 

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Thu, July 22
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Add to My Calendar 07/22/2021 7:00pm 07/22/2021 8:00pm America/New_York Cryptocurrency for Beginners

Back by popular demand, Rajeeyah Madinah will discuss strategies for staying on top of the stock market and keep track of cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, Dogecoin, and Bitcoin.

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Are you preparing to return to work? NJ TRANSIT is ready for you.

NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Tax tips for students working summer jobs

July 26, 2021

During the summer many students focus on making money from a summer job. They may want to gain work experience, earn some spending money or help pay for college. Here are some facts all student workers should know about summer jobs and taxes.

Not all the money they earn will make it to their pocket because employers must withhold taxes from their paycheck.

New employees: Employees ...

Two New Brunswick Teens Charged in Connection with Shooting, Stabbing Death

August 4, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two New Brunswick teenagers have been charged in connection with the shooting and stabbing death of a 25-year-old man last month.

Omar Maroquin-Levya, of New Brunswick, was pronounced dead after officers found him on July 29 at about 8:31 p.m. with apparent gunshot and stab wounds, according to a press release from Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director ...

East Brunswick Welcomes Sam Mattis Home After Olympics

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - A feeling of connection, celebration, and hope filled the East Brunswick High School stadium last night as hundreds gathered to honor Sam Mattis, Olympian, home from Tokyo.  Mattis placed 8th in the world in the discus event, not enough for a medal, but plenty for accolades and the support of his home town. 

Sam's family was the proudest, ...

Food, Fun and Friendships: National Night Out Fosters Community in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Men manned the grills, women kept the old school hip-hop thumping, kids threw a football around and the city celebrated National Night Out after a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

From Langley Place to Livingston Avenue, from Joyce Kilmer Park to Paul Robeson Boulevard, residents participated in the nationwide semi-holiday that is observed on the ...

Piscataway Library Closed Tuesday, August 3rd

Both Kennedy and Westergard Libraries are closed today, Tuesday, August 3, due to the water main break. Buildings will reopen when full water service has been restored.

While our buildings are closed, book pick up, printing services, and information services remain available. Please call, use the chat function on our website, or email us. 

Call Kennedy at ...

Stay Connected to Your Community! Sign up for TAPinto Piscataway's FREE Newsletter

Do you want to stay connected with your community? Sign up for TAPinto's free newsletter and get local news delivered straight to your inbox every morning!  tapinto.net/enews

Rutgers' Meltons Love Being Ambassador for New Brunswick, DEVCO

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Bo Melton looked into the camera, smiled and said, “Welcome to The Yard.”

The camera turned to his brother Max, who spread his arm as if to welcome everyone to this emerald oasis on College Avenue.

“When we’re on the road playing our Big Ten opponents, come to The Yard for our big watch party,” Max said.

These Rutgers football ...

Obituaries

Piscataway — Bruce D. Belford, 84, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at JFK ...
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Dominic Gruver II, 25 passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 12, 2021 in ...
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Pet-Friendly NJ Restaurants Offer Menus for Your Dog

August 1, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Looking for a dog-friendly place to eat? You’re not alone.

Catering to the pet-loving crowd, some New Jersey restaurants are taking dog-friendly dining a step further by offering a special menu just for your pooch.

At Sheelen’s Crossing Bistro & Pub in Fanwood, the “woof” menu includes items such as beef, chicken, fish, rice, vegetables ...

Christmas Film to be Shot in New Jersey; Extras Sought

August 4, 2021

UNION, NJ – Yes, it’s August.  Yes, it’s hot. But New Jersey residents are invited to don a winter coat, hat and gloves and become an extra in a Christmas movie being filmed in town this weekend.

According to producer Nicholas Levis, Union, New Jersey, will be prominently featured in the upcoming independent film, Who is Christmas Eve? And on Saturday, Aug. 7, ...

Franklin Township: Shooting Suspects Arrested

SOMERSET, NJ - Police arrested two New Brunswick men in connection to a June 16 shooting that happened on Somerset Street. 

Nadir M. Lopez, 20, and Jailen D. Coleman, 26, both face various charges. Lopez was arrested in New Brunswick on July 16 and Coleman was later arrested in Edison on July 26, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Robertson said police ...

Hundreds Attend Union Catholic's Sydney McLaughlin Watch Party in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- A large gathering of Union Catholic students, parents, teachers, alumni, volunteers, and members of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood community came out to watch local legend Sydney McLaughlin hurdle her way into the semifinals in the 400 hurdles at the Olympics in Tokyo on Friday. 

The high school set up two large screens to show the former Gatorade Athlete of ...

Quitting Can Be Winning

July 30, 2021

I will begin by quoting a recent Instagram message by Justin Bieber.

“Nobody will ever understand the pressures you face! I know we don’t know each other but I’m so proud of the decision to withdraw.  It’s as simple as – what does it mean to gain the whole world but forfeit your soul. Sometimes our no’s are more powerful than our yes’s.  ...

Olympic Dreams

It is a sharp, sweltering summer day at the Ariake skateboard park in Tokyo. The air is sticky, and even though I am wearing loose, baggy trousers of white linen, they catch over my knees whenever I grab the board. I size up the course and nervously tug at my brightly patterned USA shirt to release the sweat-cling around my chest and shoulders.

Then I drop in.

It is my final run for gold ...

TAPinto Denville Franchisee Joins Senior Team of African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ

DENVILLE, NJ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) announced the addition of Ferlanda Fox Nixon, Esq. -- franchisee, publisher, and editor of TAPinto Denville -- as chief of policy and government affairs. 

AACCNJ is a proactive advocacy group that provides a platform for New Jersey’s African-American business leaders to speak with a ...

Lifelong Journalist Finds Way To Keep News Passion Alive By Launching TAPinto Chatham

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - To reporters, news is more than a job, it’s a passion. For Ed Barmakian, news is his whole life. And when he saw his passion was in danger, he found a way to evolve to meet the times rather than lose what he loves. 

Barmakian launched TAPinto Chatham in July of 2013. He had recently retired from the Star Ledger after 33 as a sports journalist and editor. His ...

Money, Money, Money...Money!

Are You Seeking Some Solid Financial Advice from a Pro?

Then listen as Jeff speaks with Jill Schlesinger, Certified Financial Planner, host of "Jill on Money," author, and the Emmy-nominated and Gracie Award Winning Business Analyst for CBS News! Jill identifies the three fundamental things you must do first with your money BEFORE investing... and where it makes the most sense to ...

Attention Singles: Great Tips for Finding the Love of Your Life Online or Your Phone

Listen as Jeff speaks with nationally recognized Cyber-dating expert, Julie Spira: author, dating coach, and media personality. Julie discusses such things as how online/mobile app dating has evolved, how COVID has affected online and mobile dating, and where things may be headed in the future in that world. Julie also provides some excellent dating tips!

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