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Sat, February 2, 7:00 PM

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EDC Winter Wonderland Scholarship Gala

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Add to My Calendar 02/02/2019 7:00pm 02/02/2019 11:00pm America/New_York EDC Winter Wonderland Scholarship Gala

Evolution Dance Center is hosting its first Winter Wonderland Scholarship Gala on Sat. Feb. 2.

Time: 7 pm – 11 pm. Black-Tie

Tickets are $65 each. To purchase, visit

Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

Miss Payton Howell – EDC's 2019 scholarship recipient will be honored that evening.

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New Jersey to Provide Opioid-Overdose Antidote Naloxone for Free to Residents September 24-26 at Participating Pharmacies Across the State

September 23, 2020

New Jersey to Provide Opioid-Overdose Antidote Naloxone for Free to Residents September 24-26 at Participating Pharmacies Across the State

Residents Can Obtain Free Naloxone at 322 Participating Pharmacies Without Providing Name or a Prescription


Sept. 21, 2020 

(TRENTON) – Governor Murphy and Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced the ...

Why I Walk To End Alzheimer's

(NEW JERSEY)- 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 ...

Human Services Opens Applications for COVID-19 Child Care Tuition Assistance Program

(TRENTON) – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced that applications are now open for the new COVID-19 child care tuition assistance program the Murphy Administration has created to help families with child care costs as schools open remotely.

The $150 million program will provide child care tuition assistance to New Jersey families with ...

Police Searching For Driver Who Damaged South Brunswick High School's Athletic Fields

September 23, 2020

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are looking for the public’s help in identifying the driver of a pickup truck that drove onto South Brunswick High School grounds and damaged several athletic fields.

Chief Raymond J. Hayducka of the South Brunswick Police Department announced the department is looking for the public’s assistance in identifying those who damaged the school’s ...

Veg Out! East Brunswick Farmers Market at the Mall Beginning October 4

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Farmers Market is back! Sponsored by the Township of EB, the EB Sustainability Task Force, EB Environmental Commission and the Friends of EBEC.

The market will be held at the Brunswick Square Mall twice a month, starting in October 2020.  The market runs on the first and third Sundays of the month form 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, beginning Ocotber 4.

East Brunswick High School Students and Teachers Quarantined as a Result of COVID-19 Exposure

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick Superintendent Dr. Victor Valeski issued a statement this afternoon regarding the status of three confirmed cases  of COVID-19 withing the public schools.  Though the cases were not transmitted within the schools, they affect students and teachers at East Brunswick High School's Team 3 who have been quarantined as "close contacts."  ...

Board of Education: Two Apologies Are Owed

September 23, 2020

Dear Editor:

Two weeks ago, Ralph Johnson was restored to his elected seat on the Piscataway Board of Education, after a judge and the state Commissioner of Education found he had been wrongfully removed.  I’ve been waiting to hear an apology from the Board members who voted him off, the so-called “Better, Safer Schools” slate.  But clearly, they don’t have ...

PHS Seniors Share Tips on How to Survive High School

PISCATAWAY, NJ — With a new year of learning underway, some Piscataway High School seniors presented their virtual workshop, “How to Survive High School” to offer advice for success in high school.

Tuesday’s program was facilitated by Piscataway Teen Services Librarians, Kate-Lynn Brown and Erica Krivopal. The panel of PHS Senior presenters included Kaitlynn Liu, Asia ...

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

It’s Harvest Time! 5 Fun New Jersey Wineries to Visit this Autumn

September 24, 2020

Wine experts say that fall is prime time for visiting wineries in New Jersey because it is the harvest season, when grapes are ripe on the vine.  

Over the years, the Garden State has earned credibility as a quality wine-producing state, in great part due to its fertile soil.

If you’re looking for a fun way to spend a day this season, consider a trip to one of ...

Notorious RBG Got Her Start in Newark

NEWARK, NJ - Long before she became a justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg spent nearly a decade in Newark as a professor at the School of Law–Newark, now Rutgers Law School.

Ginsburg, 87, who died Friday after a battle with pancreatic cancer, worked at the law school from 1963 to 1972, a period when it was at the forefront of the social justice ...


Sarah Elizabeth Gilbert of Piscataway passed away on Saturday, September 19th at the age of ...
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Toms River, NJ – Bruce Vitale, 73, passed away on September 12, 2020 at Community General ...
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Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios: POW/MIA Recognition Day, September 18, 2020

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Even when the people we care about are far away, we can always keep them close in our hearts. In times like these, this lesson is more apparent than ever- and it’s an important one to remember on National POW/MIA Recognition Day. This year, that day falls on September 18, 2020. It’s dedicated to our nation’s servicemen and women who were prisoners of ...

Parcel Flunks "Sniff Test;" 2 Arrested, Cocaine Valued at $50,000 Seized

September 23, 2020

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. – With an assist from the US Postal Inspection Service, detectives from the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office arrested two men on a variety of drug offenses and seized cocaine with an estimated value of $50,000, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The two suspects, Jorge Diaz, 32, and Grethel Guevara, 29 of Hillcrest Avenue, ...

Murphy Blasts Republicans’ ‘Blatant Power Grab’ in Rushing to Replace Ginsburg

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday said Republican lawmakers are displaying “rank hypocrisy” in looking to “ram a nominee” for the seat left vacant by Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with less than seven weeks to go before Election Day 2020.

Three days after Ginsburg’s death, Murphy — a Democrat — called out U.S. Senate Republicans ...

Be blessed and grateful: The Franklin community remembers Lionel M. Macauley

SOMERSET, NJ -- More than 200 friends and family gathered yesterday to honor Lionel M. Macauley with calls for mourners to live their lives with blessings and gratitude, as Macauley would have wanted. Candles lined the basketball courts of Castleton Park while those who knew and loved Macauley shared stories of his dedication to the people around him.

The community mourned his loss following a ...

Back to school in New Jersey: What to expect this fall

September 15, 2020

Examining the widely varying approaches to the upcoming school year and how best practices can be determined and shared

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit

As part of its ongoing series on the changing face of education ...


At the risk of sounding political, I believe in science.

I spent way too many hours subjecting my brain to a Math-O-Matic blender of science classes in school to discount it. Let’s face it, nobody would have made it that hard if there wasn’t some validity to it.

Oh I believe in other important stuff too, like astrology and miracles for instance, but a well-accepted scientific ...

Night Walk: In Memory of 9/11

Night Walk: In memory of 9/11


A cool night, finally. A soft breeze.


Walking, walking, no distractions other than an occasional car passing by.

Crickets and katydids surround me with their chirping song.


No real sense of distance in the darkened streets.

Houses make themselves known by lights peeking through window ...