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Loyola University Maryland Welcomes Piscataway's James Concepcion

November 18, 2021

BALTIMORE, MD - James Concepcion, from Piscataway, is now a member of the class of 2025 at Loyola University Maryland.

As first-year students embark on their college experience, they will all take part in Loyola's living learning program, Messina. The common text for Messina is Heartland, by Sarah Smarsh. The book, an eye-opening memoir of working-class poverty in America ...

2022 Primary Election Policies

December 1, 2021

The following are marketing options available to all candidates for the 2022 Primary Election.  To discuss marketing on TAPinto, please contact your local TAPinto site owner/publisher or click here.   

Site Advertising:

Leaderboard (728 x 90 pixels desktop, 300 x 50 pixels mobile):  $600 per month or $250 per week per TAPinto site

Bullseye (300 x 250 ...

Dunellen Rescue Squad and River Road Rescue Squad Announce Partnership to Improve Care for Dunellen, Piscataway, and Surrounding Communities

The Dunellen Rescue Squad, Inc. (DRS) and the River Road Rescue Squad, Inc. (RRRS), today announced the entering of working operational partnership with the ultimate goal of a full merger.  This partnership brings together the combined resources and more than 148 years of operational experience to better serve both municipalities and their surrounding communities.

In an ever changing ...

New Brunswick Woman Charged in Connection with Crash that Killed Two Children

November 30, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 31-year-old New Brunswick woman has been charged in connection with a crash that has left two 9-year-old children dead.

Others involved in the crash on Thursday, Nov. 25 suffered serious injuries.

Police said Yokauri Batista-Alcantara was driving her Honda Accord the wrong way down a Route 130 on-ramp when it crashed into an Old Bridge Police patrol ...

Photo Gallery: East Brunswick's Holiday of Lights

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On Sunday night, the East Brunswick Department of Recreation and Parks pulled off another heroic feat - bringing both Christmas and Hanukkah to East Brunswick for about 300 residents and guests.

Also on deck were the Girl Scouts; the East Brunswick Education Association; the EB Youth Council; Representatives from the Board of Education and Public Library; ...

Crafts, Poetry, Citizenship & More from Your Library

Library Locations Closed for Scheduled Holiday

Both Kennedy and Westergard Libraries will close at 5pm on Wednesday, November 24, and will be closed on Thursday, November 25, and Friday, November ...

Let TAPinto Be Part of Your Marketing Plan

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Do you have a Marketing Plan?  What are you doing now? Is it working? What's your budget? Do you want to reach our TAPinto viewers? Have you considered the TAPinto Do-it-Yourself (DIY) marketing platform? These are the questions we will ask you when inquiring about marketing with TAPinto.

The TAPinto network of ...

Rutgers Student Studies Video Game Music in Career Inspired by Atari

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Aaron Vaders-Collins has been moving toward a certain career path since the age of 4, when he started playing video games on an Atari 2600, challenging his skills with early-’80s classics like Pitfall! and Adventure. As the technology evolved, the systems and games grew more complex, with richer visuals and sophisticated soundtracks.

Later, as a self-taught guitarist, ...


Dunellen, NJ — Frederick J. Cingerana, Sr., 53, passed away after on September 13, 2021 at ...
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Piscataway, NJ — Joseph L. “Joe” Cardone, 81, passed away Tuesday, September 7, ...
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New Jersey Date Night: Celebrate Hanukkah With Some of NJ’s Best Doughnuts

November 27, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Whether you personally celebrate Hanukkah or have friends who do, there are a lot of takeaways from this well-known yet not major Jewish holiday. Much like an action film of today, Hanukkah features conflict between the Maccabees and the Seleucids, a sacred temple as a backdrop and of course a supply chain ...

Westfield Lord & Taylor Site to Be Used as Temporary School, Mayor Says

December 1, 2021

WESTFIELD, NJ — The vacant Lord & Taylor department store on North Avenue is going to be used as a temporary school for students with special needs after flooding from Tropical Storm Ida inundated two Union County educational facilities, Westfield Mayor Shelley Brindle said.

Last week, Mayor Shelley Brindle said she had suggested the Lord & Taylor building as an option during a ...

Princeton University Tightens COVID Restrictions as Students Return from Thanksgiving Break

Does Princeton University know something that we don’t’ know? On Saturday, November27, as lots of us were still enjoying extended visits with family and friends for the first time in two years, the university posted several updates to its COVID-19 Resources website.

The university raised its risk status from moderate to high, but not apparently based on speculation about the new ...

Is Social Media Being Used as a Vehicle to Promote Vandalism to Local Homes?

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Imagine being home alone enjoying a quiet evening when someone kicks your front door more than once - and it flies open. Burglars? Possibly, but equally possible is that this is a new Tiktok challenge, one that is trending around the world. 

While there is no specific evidence that a recent one-night spate of kicking front doors and running away in New Providence ...

Runaway Prevention Month Highlights Critical Youth Services

November 25, 2021

ELIZABETH, NJ — November is Runaway Prevention Month, a campaign designed to shine a light on the experiences of runaway and homeless youth and the resources that are available. 

Elizabeth-based Community Access Unlimited (CAU) and other youth providers help these young people from missing opportunities to build a secure adulthood. 

“I benefited so ...

10 DIY Décor Ideas for Your Holiday Home

So much of the joy from the holiday season comes from entertaining. Whether you’re throwing a big bash for the neighborhood or hosting a more intimate gathering of close family and friends, filling your home with exciting and colorful decorations is a must.

Rather than buying everything pre-made, consider rounding out your décor collection with some DIY items that highlight your ...

A View With a Room

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International Space Station

Nestled 254 miles from earth just outside the Kármán line, this newly renovated, solar-powered space module is the perfect adventure getaway. Updates include state-of-the-art porta potty suction units, refurbished airlock chambers, exercise gym, computers, blinking lights, and plenty of hallway storage. A cozy 360 degree cupola for ...

Issue Advocacy: How One TAPinto Franchisee Knew It Was Time to Engage the Reader Differently

Elizabeth Meyers knows how things work in Trenton.

She worked for a legislative member starting at the age of 20, then as a contract lobbyist, and then a stint at Capital Impact Group. Then Meyers went back to the legislature, where she worked as Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo's Chief of Staff for nine years.

Meyers is the Publisher/Editor for TAPinto Bordentown and Editor for ...

Success of TAPinto’s DIY Content Submission Process Highlighted at 2021 NJ Local News Summit

MONTCLAIR, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was featured as a virtual speaker at the 2021 NJ Local News Summit, presented by The Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University, on Thursday.  Shapiro talked about TAPinto’s Do-It-Yourself (DIY) content submission process and the impact on revenue.

The process, which was developed a few ...

Extra, Extra: Read All About It- Newspaper Trends... and Opportunities

What's a former Dow Jones and Wall St. Journal pro have to say about the newspaper industry, how it's evolved, where it is now, where it may be headed, and what opportunities that portends? 

To find out, listen to my guest expert, Ken Herts, Chief Operating Officer of the Lenfest Institute for Journalism. Ken has spent more than 30 years in the news business... so he should know ...

Challenges and Opportunities of the Family Caregiving Trend

Over 60 million adults in the U.S. and many millions more around the world are dealing with the challenges of caring for an older adult. Are you? Some of these people are seniors themselves, who also must care for their grandchildren! The number of caregivers is GROWING rapidly and includes both men and women and even members of the Millennial generation. Sadly, most governments and businesses, ...