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Milltown Little League Falls in District 3 Game One

July 15, 2019

TOMS RIVER, NJ – A game, but undermanned and tired Milltown Little League U12 team entered the District 3 playoffs coming off an emotional, come from behind 3-2 victory over Sayreville last week. The fatigue showed, and although never giving up, the young warriors fell to North Howell on Saturday afternoon by a 12-2 score in a game shortened to 4 innings due to the ten-run rule.

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Ten Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week

NEW BRUNSWICK – Restaurant week here in New Brunswick has officially commenced! Read on to hear more details on participating restaurants and other fun-filled activities in store for this upcoming week!

Restaurant Week 2019 – Saturday, July 13 – Saturday, July 27

New Brunswick City Center restaurants are as diverse as they are exceptional and now you have the ...

Edison Mayor And Police Monitoring Nationwide Immigration Raids Planned For Sunday

Edison, NJ – On Saturday, Edison Mayor Thomas Lankey told TAPinto Edison that he and his administration will be monitoring potential nation wide deportation raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents that may begin as soon as this Sunday.

“As Mayor of one of New Jersey’s largest and most culturally diverse towns, I am concerned that federal efforts to detain and ...

11 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Families with Severe Food Allergies

July 15, 2019

Cheryl Marks Young is a New Jersey food allergy awareness advocate and the creator and chief curator for The Allergy Ninja. Read more about her at the end of this article.

We all know that family with the “allergy kid.” You know, the ones that always bring their own food to parties and create a safe space between their kids and the party food. We are that family, and we have two ...

A Warrior's Fight

July 9, 2019

Dear Friends,

Only a few short weeks ago we celebrated the wedding of Nicole and Jared, it was a sunny happy day for the bride and groom and all who attended. Soon after Nicole became the recipient for her lung transplant another much anticipated and happy occasion. The surgery met physician expectations and recovery is moving along slowly… We watch daily Nicole‘s fight to fully ...

Anniversary of a Tragedy, Remembering My Son

Dear Editor,

The story I am about to tell is both personal and tragic. I weighed my family's privacy against the hope that maybe one life can be saved.

This fourth of July morning will be one year since I found my 20 year old son, Eddie Kobilis face down on the rec room floor. He was gone-and in an instant my family’s life had changed forever. My first words were WHY? WHY? ...


- May 12, 2019
Gale grew up in Rahway, New Jersey and developed a love of theatre while in high school. Her ...
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Piscataway – Cesar L. Reyes, 91, passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019 at St. Barnabas Medical ...
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Newark Police Lieutenant Arrested in Livingston Following Shooting of Ex-Wife

July 15, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A 49-year-old man and 24-year member of the Newark Police Department was arrested in Livingston early Monday morning after being accused of killing his ex-wife and critically wounding her boyfriend in Morris County.

Livingston police confirmed that the arrest was made on Foxcroft Drive at 1:52 a.m. during a motor vehicle stop. The suspect, identified as ...

Nailed It: Somerville’s Newest Store Welcomes Do-It-Yourselfers

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Angelina Rivera is the latest small business owner to fulfill her dream and open a Main Street store.

Welcome to the Nailed It Do It Yourself Studio at 46 E. Main St., a space filled with stools, workbenches, hand tools and power tools, paints and other supplies needed to complete a variety of craft projects.

The store provides instructions, plans, and all the ...

Heroin Mill Dismantled, $825,000 of Drugs Seized, Elizabeth Man Charged 

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- An Elizabeth man who allegedly operated a heroin mill in a neighboring county has been arrested and charged with multiple crimes after tens of thousands of individual doses of the drug were recovered there last week, acting Union County Prosecutor Jennifer Davenport announced Monday.

Sean Henderson, 30, is charged with first-degree maintaining a narcotics production ...

Fireworks on the Fourth of July is a Jersey First

As you watch the rockets glare and bombs burst into the New Jersey skies this weekend, share this little bit of Jerseyana with the people on the blanket or lawn chairs next to you.

The first “fireworks” display to celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was ordered by George Washington himself along the banks of the Raritan River.

Yes, fireworks on the ...

Art Deco Buildings Turned Newark from Frankenstein Monster to Place of Refinement

The art deco movement in architecture came to Newark in a big way in the early years of The Depression, just as it did across the river. 

Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State and Chrysler buildings are all shining bronze and marble examples of the movement, and the grandeur and wealth of America.

The irony, of course, all were built in the early days of The ...

Courts Ruled Middlesex County Democrat Freeholder Attempts to Take over the Board of Elections are Illegal

July 15, 2019

OLD BRIDGE, NJ - In their quest to uphold the integrity of the Board of Elections, Republican Commissioners, Sylvia Engel, as Chair of the Middlesex County Board of Elections and Don Katz, as Commissioner of the Middlesex County Board of Elections, as plaintiffs, represented by  Brian M. English, Esq., of the law firm of Tompkins, McGuire, Wachenfeld & Barry, took the County ...

Election Policies for November 5, 2019 General Election

Election Policies for November 5, 2019 General Election

Candidate Statements:  Candidates can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week (including photos) at no charge. Statements can be submitted from Labor Day (September 2, 2019) until Saturday, November 2, 2019 at midnight EST (for publication on Saturday, November 2 or Sunday, November 3, 2019). Publication of candidate ...

2019 Summer Reading Club: A Universe of Stories

The Piscataway Public Library's Summer Reading Club is open to all Piscataway residents from newborns to children entering 6th grade. This year's theme is A Universe of Stories. We offer incentives for reading and for completing activities focused on S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) literacy and community engagement.

Registration begins Thursday, June 20th, ...

Rutgers Astronaut Still Shooting For the Moon - And Maybe Mars

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Payload Specialist Astronaut Robert J. Cenker, a Rutgers-New Brunswick electrical engineering alumnus, was a crewmember on the 1986 space shuttle Columbia, where he changed the face of cable TV across the United States.

During his six-day mission, which began Jan. 12, 1986, he observed the deployment of an RCA satellite and conducted an experiment on an infrared ...

A Call to Arms

I am one of those guys who is inspired to action watching dramatic sporting events.

For example, every four years, after watching the summer Olympics, I sign up for a gym membership.

Just a couple of months ago I played a round of miniature golf after being moved by Tiger Wood’s thrilling victory at the Masters.

There is something about overcoming adversity and performing at high ...