Social Security Explained

Join expert financial advisor Mark Lange of the Society for Financial Awareness (SOFA) in a workshop to learn key facts about Social Security. Register here to receive the link to participate.

Wed, January 13
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Add to My Calendar 01/13/2021 7:00pm 01/13/2021 8:00pm America/New_York Social Security Explained

Join expert financial advisor Mark Lange of the Society for Financial Awareness (SOFA) in a workshop to learn key facts about Social Security. Register here to receive the link to participate.

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Wellspring of Words

January 18, 2021


W.O.W. Counseling & Consulting LLC
Denise A. Williams, Ed.D., LPC.


Piscataway resident and author, Dr. Denise Williams has published her newly-acclaimed book Wellspring of Words.

WELLSPRING OF WORDS blends together research from science, psychology, and the Holy Scriptures, to unleash the power that lies in our words to bring about health and wellness or ...

Last Chance to Register for Free Virtual Panel Discussion Featuring Distinguished COVID-19 Experts

TAPinto will host a panel discussion featuring distinguished COVID-19 experts on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. This virtual gathering is free for attendees, but registration is required. 

The panel, presented by Atlantic Health System and moderated by Communications Consultant Bruno Tedeschi, will feature Dr. Michelle Cholankeril, ...

Children's Specialized Hospital Receives $250K Grant to Study Injury Prevention For People With Disabilities

January 22, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Children’s Specialized Hospital has received a $250,000 state grant to fund an 18-month program focusing on safety education and injury prevention for people with disabilities throughout their lifespan.

The funding will come from the New Jersey Department of Human Services Division of Disability Services’ Inclusive Healthy Communities (IHC) Grant ...

Fund Set Up to Pay Funeral Expenses for Man Stabbed to Death in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A GoFundMe page set up to help pay the funeral fees for a man stabbed to death on Saturday has raised more than $20,000 in three days.

Segun Thomas, 62, of the Somerset section of Franklin Township, was found stabbed to death on Jan. 16 in a common stairwell of a multi-use building at 243 Hamilton St., according to a statement from the New Brunswick Police ...

Amazon Warehouse Fire Draws Engines from Local Towns; Cause Under Investigation

CRANBURY, NJ - Several local fire departments responded to a warehouse fire in Cranbury on Tuesday night, the cause of which is currently under investigation by the Middlesex County Prosecutor. The fire departments included those from East Brunswick, Edison, Monroe, East Windsor, and West Windsor.

On January 19, 2021, at approximately 11:27 P.M., officers of the Cranbury Police Department, ...

Foods That Make You Feel Good When You’re Craving New Jersey Classics

January 23, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Disco fries, deep-fried Italian hot dogs, cheesy breakfast sandwiches — New Jersey restaurants are home to foods we crave, even if they’re not the best choices for our bodies on a daily basis.

We wondered, when it comes nutrition, can you have your cheesecake and eat it, too?

Michele Smith, licensed mental health counselor, certified intuitive eating counselor ...

Rutgers President Holloway Feeling Better, Working 'Full Remote Schedule"

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The president of Rutgers University has returned to a full work schedule – albeit remotely – as he continues to quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19.

The school announced on Jan. 11 that the Jonathan Holloway would be “paring back” his schedule as he quarantined after testing positive.

“President Holloway's symptoms were ...


Geraldine Vastano (née Dalland) passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021 at the age of 76 in ...
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Monroe — William “Bill” Spora, 88, passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at ...
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Middlesex County Commissioner Director Ronald G. Rios monthly column: New Year 2021


Welcoming a new year is traditionally an exciting time as we look ahead to celebrating all life’s moments with family and friends and preparing our New Year resolutions. The New Year has always been a time of promise for a brighter future. And as we said goodbye to 2020 and hello to 2021, that sentiment was as powerful as it has ever ...

Today is National Handwriting Day: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum Asks Community to Celebrate

January 23, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ — January 23 is National Handwriting Day. Why January 23 you ask? 

According to Macculloch Hall Historical Museum, the day is held on this date because it is John Hancock's birthday. Hancock was the founding father who signed the Declaration of Independence with his memorably large signature, said museum officials.

The museum is asking community members to ...

COVID-19 Forces Cancellation of 2021 Somerville St. Patrick's Parade

SOMERVILLE, NJ - For the second year in a row, the St. Patrick's Day Parade down Main Street has been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

A statement released by the Saint Patrick's Day Parade Committee reads:

"It is with disappointment and an overabundance of caution that the Somerville Saint Patrick’s Parade Committee will be postponing this year’s 2021 ...

Bruce, Bon Jovi Perform During Biden Inaugural Show

NEW JERSEY -- Rock legends and New Jersey Hall of Fame inductees Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi represented their home state at the Inauguration Day festivities for President Joe Biden on Wednesday, Jan. 20. 

The Boss kicked off the show with an acoustic version of "Land of Hope and Dreams." (Video link below)

Sayreville native Jon Bon Jovi and the Kings of ...

8 Ways to Navigate The Emotional Toll of Coronavirus

January 9, 2021

Coronavirus has taken its toll on everyone. From fears to frustrations, people are physically and mentally exhausted. In yoga and counseling sessions, people express anxiety, fatigue, grief, anger, annoyance, helplessness and even hopelessness. Everyone feels something about our situation during quarantine. 

Then…our children’s schools went full remote spring of 2020. Now if ...

Inciting Violins

When I was little, my dad, who knew everything, gave me a present.

I watched with curious anticipation one day as he tied a long length of thread taken from my mom’s sewing basket onto the closed ends of a thick wire coat hanger. He instructed me to place the loop of thread over the top of my head so that the upside down hanger dangled freely in front of me, somewhere around my ...