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Cedar Hill Prep School Introducing New Daycare Program

August 8, 2020

SOMERSET, NJ - Is your toddler experiencing separation anxiety, socialization or struggling with language? Are you looking for a flexible daycare that will introduce them to a preschool experience?

Cedar Hill Prep School would like to introduce our new program geared towards your toddlers. 

Beginning this fall, CHP Toddler Time will have classes two days a week* where your child will ...

Why We Walk To End Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey Chapter is spotlighting people who make a difference in the fight to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia, by participating in the upcoming 2020 Walk To End Alzheimer’s (WTEA) - the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Today we say "thank you" to Mary ...

Toast 2020 – Speak Up for a Child

CASA of Middlesex County invites you to Toast 2020, to be held on Sunday, September 20, 2020 from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Steakhouse 85 in New Brunswick. This year’s event honors the Founder, President and CEO of the African-American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ), John E. Harmon Sr., IOM. Toast 2020 is an opportunity to mingle with community leaders, enjoy a champagne brunch, ...

Route 1 DUI Injures Five

August 10, 2020

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Christopher Mertins, 40, a South Brunswick resident, was arrested and charged for causing a car crash that injured multiple people in North Brunswick, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office.  He was DUI with his two young children in the car.

Mertens, from Monmouth Junction, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault in the ...

Milltown School District Announces Plans For Reopening Of Schools In September

MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown School District announced plans to open the Parkview and Joyce Kilmer Schools on a fully virtual model in September if permitted to do so by the state. Milltown School District Superintendent Dr. Stephanie Brown made the announcement on Thursday with a letter to Milltown parents.

 "If the scope of our local authority to make decisions increases, the ...

Spotswood Recreation Department's Robert Hilse Directing His First Spotswood 5K

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Taking over the helm of the Spotswood 5K from longtime Spotswood Recreation Department volunteer Paul Wasserman left Robert Hilse with mixed emotions. He was excited at the prospect, but sad that his friend was retiring from the Spotswood Recreation Department after many years of service.

"Volunteering to take over as race director is a little bittersweet for me," ...

What's coming up at the Library?

All events are virtual.

Be sure to check out the full calendar ...

TAPinto Offers Special Introductory Packages

Our Special Introductory Packages provide our local businesses with social media marketing, content marketing, and brand awareness as well as the flexibility to market in neighboring towns.  For more information, visit

NJ Home Bakers One Step Closer to Earning a Profit

August 7, 2020

New Jersey is the only state where you can’t have a home-baked foods business. But that may be about to change.

The state Senate recently passed a bill that would allow entrepreneurs in the Garden State to make and sell baked goods out of their homes that do not require refrigeration or additional cooking after they are baked.

Sen. Kip Bateman (R-16th), who sponsored the bill, said it ...

Open, Affordable Textbooks Library Program Saves Rutgers Students $2.1 Million

Annual program incentivizes Rutgers faculty to use free or low-cost learning materials that save students money

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — More faculty than ever before are participating in a program through the Rutgers University Libraries to provide open and affordable textbooks for the fall.

The program is estimated to be able to save students more than $2.1 million in the ...


Virginia J. Beck, 90, passed away on Thursday, July 30, 2020 surrounded by her family at ...
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Piscataway — Joseph B. Posada, 51, died Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson ...
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Somerville Bass Player Joins Acoustic Trio LTV on Summer Stage

August 8, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Acoustic trio VTZ will be joined by some local talent Saturday night on the Summer Stage from 6-9 p.m. on the Division Street pedestrian mall.

Bring a lawn chair, wear a mask, maintain the required social distance i- and enjoy the music.

Special guests include Somerville bassist Luke “The Duke” Kessel and noted percussionist Leslie "Chuggy" ...

Newark Airport Workers, Vulnerable to COVID-19, Lack Health Coverage. This Bill Would Pay for Their Care.

NEWARK, NJ — Downtown Newark’s Military Park swelled with cries of “health care, now!” on Thursday as a group Newark Liberty International Airport workers rallied for the Healthy Terminals Act (A2487), a bill that would bring 10,000 employees much-needed health coverage.

With passengers from all over the United States moving through Newark Liberty International Airport ...

Hillsborough: Massage Envy Offers Free Massages to COVID-19 Heroes

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Massage Envy owner Greg Robertson, his staff and clients are saying thanks the best way they know how by offering one-hour massages at no cost to central New Jersey hospital workers and EMTs for their selfless dedication to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The owner, his staff of massage therapists and their clients are underwriting the expense of the ...

What taxpayers should do if they get a letter or notice from the IRS

August 4, 2020

Every year the IRS mails letters or notices to taxpayers for many different reasons.

Here are some do’s and don’ts for taxpayers who receive one:

Don’t ignore it. Most IRS letters and notices are about federal tax returns or tax accounts. Each notice deals with a specific issue and includes specific instructions on what to do.
Don’t panic. The IRS and its ...

The Beat Goes On

"In matters of the heart it is always better to want something you don't have than to have something you don't want."
~ Patti LaBelle

Something Old

Breaking up is hard to do. Especially wearing a mask. Especially from six feet away.

My daughter, after weathering separation from her first real love while away at school, discovered that their virtual relationship apart ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Darlene Cullen of TAPinto South Plainfield

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of August 2020 is Darlene Cullen, who owns and operates TAPinto South Plainfield.  With a background in business development, Cullen has built a profitable online local news business while providing high-quality, objective local news for the residents of South Plainfield.   

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