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NJ Human Services’ Division of Disability Services Announces New Providers to Support Individuals with Physical Disabilities

September 30, 2020

Agencies in Burlington, Cape May and Monmouth counties will now assist eligible individuals in enrolling in the Personal Care Assistance Program


Sept. 30, 2020


(TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services’ Division of Disability Services is partnering with two new agencies to assist individuals with physical disabilities in accessing the supports ...

NJ Human Services Announces $42.4 Million More in Additional Food Assistance

Many NJ SNAP Recipients Will Receive Enhanced Benefits;

October Payments Will Bring Supplemental Food Assistance Payments to $301.7M Since March


Sept. 30, 2020


(TRENTON) –  Many New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive additional benefits in October to help address ...

NJ Human Services Opens Grant Applications to Help Child Care Providers Meet Increased Costs Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Licensed Centers and Registered Family Child Care Providers Open by Oct. 1 Can Apply; Funding Can Be Used for COVID-related expenses such as PPE, Cleaning, Classroom Modifications & Staffing

(TRENTON) – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced licensed child care centers and registered family child care providers can begin applying for grants to help ...

MCVTS East Brunswick Campus honored for sustainability efforts

September 27, 2020

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools has been granted Bronze Certification by Sustainable Jersey for Schools.

“Schools that earn this certification are considered by their peers, professional associations, experts, and civic organizations in New Jersey to be among the leading schools in the state,” said Randy ...

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

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.

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 ...

You Count! And Upcoming Events at Your Library

Both Piscataway Public Library locations are open! Stop by to ...

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

New Jersey Date Night: Butter Them Up with Lobster

September 27, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

We’re trading our flip flops for boots and our shorts for sweatshirts. Picnic dates on the shore might be coming to an end but one seaside dish that never goes out of season is lobster. 

Baked, broiled or served chilled, the ever-popular crustacean makes for a great meal on your ...

Protestors in New Brunswick Call for Adjunct Job Security at Rutgers, Defend Lincoln Annex

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Part-time lecturers at Rutgers calling for job security, students seeking a fossil fuel-free future, immigrants looking for a better way of life, residents denouncing racism – there was a sense of unity among the 250 or so people who gathered Saturday afternoon.

It may seem as if they are locked in disparate, if not desperate, battles, but many who grabbed the ...


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 ...

Murphy Says Reopening Has Been Smooth Despite 11 Outbreaks; Lakewood Remains an Area of Concern

September 30, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy began his COVID-19 press briefing in Trenton on Wednesday, Sept. 30, by reporting on the successful reopening of schools overall in the state, despite 11 "outbreaks" of schools with two or more cases. 

“Our overarching aim remains ensuring that our schools do not become the epicenter of new outbreaks,” Murphy added. “We have ...

What Gov. Murphy Had to Say on NYT Report About Trump’s ‘Tax Avoidance’

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday addressed a scathing New York Times report, stating that President Donald Trump did not pay federal income taxes in 10 of the last 15 years.

The report, released Sunday, indicates that Trump - who has not been forthcoming with his tax filings and refused to make them public - paid $750 in taxes to the federal government in the year he was elected ...

Protestors Demand Justice for Breonna Taylor in Downtown Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Saturday's protest rally at the Historic Somerset County Courthouse was a family-friendly event, with young children clutching the hands of their parents as they mixed in with the crowd. 

Organizer Jade McQueen reminded the gathering of a few dozen people that they had come together to seek justice for Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old black woman killed by ...

A Tribute: Honoring my Father on the 75th Anniversary of the End of World War II

September 27, 2020

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Joe McVeigh grew up in Brooklyn and spent part of his summers in Keansburg.  As with several towns along the north end of the shore during those times, there was a ferry running between New York City and the boardwalk community.  He met my mom there, as her family also spent time in Keansburg when away from the summer heat of Jersey City. Her father was a ...

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One pre-owned Tyrannosaurus Rex dinosaur. Good condition. 188 original bones. Stands 13 ft high x 40 ft. long. Assembly required. Original box. Free shipping with Amazon Prime. Final sale only. No returns or exchanges.

If you thought museums were the only venues for large scale dinosaur skeletons, think again. In a few weeks Christie's will be selling an authentic, ...