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New Apartment Building on Hamilton Street Could Spur More Development

May 22, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Local officials, friends and family members of builders and others gathered for a ceremony to unveil an apartment building at 191 Hamilton St. on Wednesday.

In some ways,  it was like a ribbon-cutting for the rebirth of a neighborhood.

On a stretch of street where Rutgers University students live next door to professionals from the city's health care ...

Girl Scout Troop 80337 Earns Recognition for Compassion and Service

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Girl Scout Troop 80337 was honored by the Mayor and Council with a Proclamation at Monday's Township Council meeting, honoring these 12 young women for their "Project Gratitude" service project.

As previously reported by TAPinto East Brunswick, the work went along in three stages: identifying, getting help, and sending some hometown ...

Milltown Man Celebrates New Outlook Thanks To Life-Saving Organ Donation

MILLTOWN, NJ - Every day is a bonus for borough resident Jim Condon. The attorney has a new positive lease on life thanks to the gift of an organ donation five years ago. On May 19, he and his wife Tara laced up the sneakers to walk in the 2019 5K Celebration of Life Walk sponsored by the NJ Sharing Network.

The NJ Sharing Network is a non-profit organization that helps with the recovery and ...

Want to End Cannabis Prohibition? Vote Ron Rivers.

May 13, 2019

Last week, Politico New Jersey reported that the proposed cannabis legalization bill that has the the support of a majority of New Jersey residents is unlikely to be passed during this legislative session.

The reason?  Political infighting.  Quite simply, our elected representatives are ignoring the will of the people they were chosen to represent and instead are allowing petty ...

Serious About Fighting Climate Change? Vote Ron Rivers.

We are at a critical crossroads, and every one of us has a decision to make.  The climate crisis poses a genuine threat to all New Jersey residents, and our window to address the challenges ahead proactively is rapidly closing. 

There is an overwhelming consensus among scientists that human activity is directly responsible for the rapidly changing climate and we need drastic action ...

Speak Up Now - It’s up to the NJDEP to protect our health, safety and environment from the NESE Project with Compressor Station 206 by June 5

May 8, 2019

Though FERC’s definition of “need” for the NESE Project is only based on economics, under the National Gas Act, and since National Grid has subscribed to purchase all the gas that this Project would deliver, it is not unexpected that FERC issued their Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for the NESE Project on May 3.

Even though the FERC claims that the impacts ...


- 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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Foxes Herald Nature’s Resurgence in Suburban New Jersey

For most of my life the only time I saw a red fox it was probably a raccoon. They have those same glow-in-the-headlights silvery eyes.

But a few years ago, I began to see a once-rare piece of roadkill with greater frequency. No matter how flattened the rest of the fox was, it’s bushy-tail would blow around in the highway draft of cars and trucks as they raced past.

I assumed the ...

A Merciless Mother's Day: All Hell Breaks Loose on "Game of Thrones"

For the first time in eight seasons, I am torn as I embark on my second-to-last “Game of Thrones” recap and review.

In honor of all those we lost on Sunday and for the sake of maintaining loyalty to the characters whom I have devoted so much time and energy to over the last several years, I’m going to do my best to keep my opinions on the quality of the writing at bay for the ...

Republican Chair Requests County Prosecutor Investigate Possible Malfeasance in Middlesex County Board of Elections

May 21, 2019

OLD BRIDGE, NJ- Lucille Panos, Middlesex County Republican Chairwoman, has requested Middlesex County Prosecutor, Andrew Carey, determine whether malfeasance was committed by Daniel Frankel, Commissioner of Registration at the Board of Elections when hiring temporary employees to process Vote by Mail (VBM) ballots on Election Day, November 6, 2018.

The Board of Elections is authorized to ...

Middlesex County Invites Residents to Participate in Free Storytelling Workshop

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - As part of an extensive public engagement campaign for the County's new comprehensive master plan, Destination 2040, Middlesex County is working with coLAB Arts to provide residents of Middlesex County the opportunity to participate in a FREE storytelling workshop on June 23, 2019 from 4pm to 6pm at the First Reformed Church Education Building ...

Rutgers University Unveils Long-Term Vision For Athletics

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers Director of Athletics Pat Hobbs has unveiled a sweeping plan for the university's athletics over the next five years, which could include seeking naming rights for the Louis Brown Athletic Center.

Hobbs' vision, called "The Relentless Pursuit of Excellence," outlines details and quantifying measures toward "achieving determined goals over a ...

How to Make Easy Strawberry Rhubarb Jam in Your Microwave

May 22, 2019

Strawberries and rhubarb are one of our favorite springtime combinations. Use them here to make a quick and easy spread.

This recipe makes a small batch — enough for two 8-oz. jars. If you keep them in your refrigerator, there’s no need to process them.

Microwave Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

2 cups fresh strawberries cut into ¼-inch slices

½ cup rhubarb chopped ...

Recidivism Rate in New Jersey One of the Lowest in the Nation

May 22, 2019

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of hosting a visit from the Canadian Parole Board Chairperson Jennifer Oades. We had the opportunity to discuss best practices, compare our different parole processes, and share some important common ground about our collective goal— striking a decisive balance between protecting our society through public safety supervision, while fostering the ...

Meet The Measles

I am not sure if I ever had measles. I know I had gerbils. And a hamster once. But I don’t recall ever having measles.

Of course, measles aren’t small furry animals or some popular Hasbro toy that is in short supply around the holidays. The Measles are not a Korean Pop boy band or an annoying TV sitcom family. Measles are not a breakfast cereal or small colored candies that fizz in ...