Job Readiness Workshop

Get ready for the job hunt by attending this workshop from People Helping People in Need.

Join us  to learn tricks and tips for landing your next job.  Information about benefits and supported employment will also be available.

Registration encouraged; please select a session time. To register for a session at 2:00-3:00 PM OR 6:30-7:30 PM, click here.

Wed, October 16
6:30 pm — 7:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 10/16/2019 6:30pm 10/16/2019 7:30pm America/New_York Job Readiness Workshop

Get ready for the job hunt by attending this workshop from People Helping People in Need.

Join us to learn tricks and tips for landing your next job. Information about benefits and supported employment will also be available.

Registration encouraged; please select a session time. To register for a session at 2:00-3:00 PM OR 6:30-7:30 PM, click here.

20 Murray Ave. Piscataway, NJ 08854

Westergard Library

20 Murray Ave.
Piscataway, NJ 08854

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Grow Your Business Through Video on TAPinto

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Would your business or organization benefit from putting a video message in front of TAPinto readers? 

TAPinto can now offer advertisers the opportunity to promote their products, services, or message online 24 hours a day, seven days a week, throughout the length of your contract.

The video will work on both desktop and mobile devices, and plays right from TAPinto ...

Eight Events Happening in New Brunswick this Week (October 14)

October 14, 2019

There’s no such thing as a boring week in the Hub City. Whether you’re looking to grab a beer and network with the best of New Jersey’s tech community or cheer on the Scarlet Knights at their home game against Minnesota, we’ve compiled a list of great events happening this week.

 

Monday, October 14

Rutgers Performing Dance Company Fundraiser at Surreal ...

Explore A Desolate Boardwalk For The 2019 Milltown Haunted River Walk If You Dare

MILLTOWN, NJ - You never know who or what is lurks in the shadows along the boardwalks in New Jersey when the rides close and everyone goes home for the night especially during the days leading up to Halloween. If you love enjoy thrills and chills, head to the 2019 Milltown Haunted River Walk.

The theme for this year's annual Haunted River Walk is the Desolate Boardwalk. The creepy stroll ...

South Brunswick: Closed Case Opened with Modern Methodology

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Police Department has recently reopened an investigation of the murder of Aileen Morris, a mother of nine who was shot and killed 30 years ago while working as a cahier at Krauser's food store on Alston Road. Police have been re-examining old evidence and compiling a list of all the witnesses that were available at the time in order to generate any ...

Happening at the Library - October 15 to 31, 2019

Glow in the Dark Play-doh
Teens in grades 6 to 12 can make glow in the dark play-doh at 3:30pm at Westergard Library (20 Murray Avenue, Piscataway) on Tuesday, October 15. 

Art Journal Workshop
Join artist Jeffrey Cobbold to explore your creative side with this guided art and writing workshop.  Taking place at 6:30pm at Westergard Library (20 Murray Avenue, Piscataway) on Tuesday, ...

The Glass You Choose Could Make That Wine Taste so Fine

October 9, 2019

The wine was very fine, but it was the glasses from which patrons sipped that were the main show at Ventanas in Fort Lee recently.

About 100 diners swirled, sniffed and sipped wines for about an hour while learning which wine glasses are best for what varieties and why.

“The rim diameter actually focuses the flow of the wine on your palate,” said Julio Ruix, regional sales ...

Foodstock to Hold 9th Annual Food Drive and Music Festival on October 19th

October 8, 2019

Hi Friend,

I know we all have causes that we work to support, and I truly hope that if you reached out to me for support of the cause nearest to your heart that I was in a position to help, and did.  I have been working with a group of my neighbors in Freehold who have been working since 2010 to support our area food pantries. These devoted citizens have been so diligent in their efforts ...

Piscataway: An Open Letter from the Chief

To the Residents of Piscataway,

On Saturday September 28th from 6:00 AM through Sunday September 29th at 6:00 AM, the River Road Rescue Squad accomplished many feats not accomplished in many years or simply never accomplished before.  During these hours of operations our units covered our primary area during the daytime weekend hours, a responsibility resumed on September 7th after ...

Women's Swim & Dive Wins All 19 Events to Claim Preseason Tune-Up Meet

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (Oct. 12, 2019) – Rutgers swimming and diving won all 19 events to complete its domination of the Preseason Tune-Up meet, including 14 on Saturday at the Rutgers Aquatics Center.
 

Sophomore Terka Grusova had her hand in six victories for the Scarlet Knights, with three individuals wins and three relay victories. 



 
THE ...

Obituaries

Richard K. Popowski, 72, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Robert Wood Johnson University ...
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Deacon Richard A. Kenton, 78, of Piscataway, passed away in the early hours of Wednesday, September ...
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New Jersey's Failing Infrastructure

For decades, New Jersey has been kicking the can down the road with regard to infrastructure. Well, as of now even that road is in such bad shape, that the can can’t be kicked any further.

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave New Jersey a failing grade of D+. Almost 10% of our bridges are “structurally deficient”. The same for about 42% of our roads. Water systems, NJ ...

National Group Calls on Westfield to Fly Italian Flag for Columbus Day

October 12, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — A national group is calling on the town to raise the Italian flag for Columbus Day, in the way it raised the Pride Flag earlier this year. Columbus Day is Monday.

The Italian American One Voice Coalition, which works to fight stereotyping of Italian Americans, is objecting to Westfield’s refusal to fly the striped flag following the month-long flying of ...

RWJBarnabas Health Takes First Step Toward Acquiring Trinitas Medical Center

ELIZABETH/NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth and its affiliates will become a part of RWJBarnabas Health under a recently signed letter of intent. 

According to a press release issued Thursday, the non-binding letter of intent is the first step toward RWJBarnabas Health acquiring the 554-bed, Catholic, acute care teaching hospital located in ...

Man Accused of Bringing Gun, Ammo to School in Westfield Rejects Plea Deal

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Delaware man accused of bringing a handgun and hollow point bullets to an elementary school in Westfield rejected the offer of a plea deal Thursday.

Handcuffed and standing in a tan jumpsuit at Superior Court in Elizabeth, Thomas J. Wilkie, 46, listened to the prosecution outline its case against him following his June arrest in the parking lot of Tamaques Elementary ...

Market Your Business with TAPinto

October 9, 2019

TAPinto offers full-service, cost-effective marketing solutions for your business, including content marketing, social media marketing, email marketing, sponsorship opportunities, eye-catching ads that click through to your website, and more.

Our effective marketing tools enable businesses to connect and engage directly with our readers.

Our readers are your customers.  40% of our ...

TAPinto Breaks All-Time Monthly Readership Record with More than 1.5M Readers in September 2019

TAPinto.net broke its all-time traffic record in September 2019, logging 1,549,572 unique readers, breaking the former record of 1,306,669 unique readers in July 2019.  The record marks continued growth in TAPinto’s readership and engagement metrics across its 83 franchised sites.  TAPinto also set its all-time record for pageviews with 3,662,834 pages read during ...

You Are Not Your Illness. These Words Gave Me The Strength Not To Kill Myself

October 14, 2019

BARNEGAT - Barnegat resident Tony Lombardo is a great inspiration for hundreds if not thousands of people.  At TAPinto Stafford-LBI and TAPinto Barnegat-Waretown Tony is regular columnist for us sharing his many inspiring life stories through his column "Let's Hear Your Story."

Our readers are welcome to enjoy Tony's personal testimony below and also a wonderful video ...

When Your Number's Up

I have never been waterboarded, but I can’t imagine it can be much worse than going to the DMV.

This is what I was thinking as I was standing in line on the sidewalk at 11:00 in the morning.

There was a line outside the DMV because there was no room inside the DMV. The inside was filled with disgruntled motorists sitting in chairs holding tickets with numbers on them. Numbers like D5 ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: John Mooney of TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood

The featured TAPinto franchisee for October 2019 is John Mooney of TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood.   John, a public relations professional, has been able to utilize his skills to create a successful, profitable business for himself and one of TAPinto's most widely-read sites.  

Q. You have an interesting background.  Can you tell us about it a little ...