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Wed, December 1, 6:30 PM

Piscataway Public Library, Piscataway

Naturalization Information Session

Education Government Travel

Add to My Calendar 12/01/2021 6:30pm 12/01/2021 7:00pm America/New_York Naturalization Information Session

Get answers to your naturalization questions at this virtual session with a USCIS Community Relations Officer.

Register here for full details.

Virtual Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Wed, December 1, 7:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, Piscataway

Personal Essay Writing Part 2 with Maisy Card

Arts & Entertainment Education Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 12/01/2021 7:00pm 12/01/2021 9:00pm America/New_York Personal Essay Writing Part 2 with Maisy Card

Award-winning novelist Maisy Card leads another workshop (Part 1 not a prerequisite) that provides a basic overview of how we can turn our life experience into creative writing. Through writing exercises and a study of published works, adult participants will leave class with an understanding of the structure of personal essays and a draft of their own story.

Register here for full details.

Virtual Piscataway, NJ
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Wed, December 8, 7:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, Piscataway

We Are Poetry

Arts & Entertainment Education Giving Back Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 12/08/2021 7:00pm 12/08/2021 8:00pm America/New_York We Are Poetry

Poet Rachelle Parker returns to Piscataway Public Library with guest Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie for a virtual reading and discussion of poetry. Join them to examine the connections between poets and how their work builds upon one another's imagination and invention.

Register here for full details.

Virtual Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Thu, December 9, 7:30 PM

Piscataway Schools Administration Building, Piscataway

Board of Education Meeting

Education

Add to My Calendar 12/09/2021 7:30pm 12/09/2021 9:00pm America/New_York Board of Education Meeting

The Business Meetings of the Piscataway Township Board of Education originally scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m. have been rescheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Administration Building, 1515 Stelton Road, Piscataway, NJ. Upon opening the meetings, the Board will immediately convene into an Executive Session to review and discuss the personnel agenda, litigation, HIB monthly reports, and other ...

1515 Stelton Road Piscataway , NJ 08854

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NJ TRANSIT’s Renaissance Plans Focus on a Decade of Enhancements

NEW JERSEY – The state’s most extensive transit system recently laid out plans for a massive transformation intended to make it tops as far as reliability and efficiency.

According to NJ TRANSIT President and CEO Kevin Corbett, President, the company intends to make up for lost time and has already begun the process. Strategic plans made through 2030 bring a promise of increased ...

Milestones

Loyola University Maryland Welcomes Piscataway's James Concepcion

November 18, 2021

BALTIMORE, MD - James Concepcion, from Piscataway, is now a member of the class of 2025 at Loyola University Maryland.

As first-year students embark on their college experience, they will all take part in Loyola's living learning program, Messina. The common text for Messina is Heartland, by Sarah Smarsh. The book, an eye-opening memoir of working-class poverty in America ...

Borough of South Plainfield Earns Prestigious Sustainable Jersey Certification

December 2, 2021

South Plainfield, NJ – Sustainable Jersey representatives announced that South Plainfield has met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey certification.  South Plainfield is one of 52 municipalities that have attained certification in 2021 and was honored at the Sustainable Jersey Annual Luncheon on November 16, 2021 in Atlantic City at the New Jersey State League of ...

Piscataway HS PTSO PopUp Cheesecake Fundraiser

Did you get tired of baking for the last holiday?  Well, let us help you with the next one!

Piscataway High School PTSO is hosting a Maddalena's Cheesecake & Apple Crumb Pie Sale.  Please support our school community while saving your baking time for the next holiday. Maddalena's makes award-winning desserts, so you won't be disappointed.  Gluten Free and Keto ...

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South Plainfield Joins #JerseysforJackson Effort in Honor of Young Wisconsin Parade Victim 

December 3, 2021

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A social media effort in memory of a Wisconsin boy spanned across the country last week with boys and girls from South Plainfield among those who took part. 

Last Friday, borough students were among the thousands across the country to wear baseball and softball jerseys to school in honor of Jackson Sparks, the 8-year-old boy killed in the Waukesha Christmas ...

New Brunswick Man Didn't Know Man Charged with Shooting Him, City Says

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 40-year-old city man who was killed last month near the corner of Easton Avenue and Condict Street did not know the man who has been charged with shooting him, according to a statement from the city.

There is no evidence of any prior history between Azeem Seawright and Justin Landrum of Staten Island, who has been charged with one count of first-degree murder and one ...

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Pick up December 22 through December 30

Looking for something fun to do over winter break? Teens in Grades 6-12 are invited to pick up a craft kit to make ...

Let TAPinto Be Part of Your Marketing Plan

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Do you have a Marketing Plan?  What are you doing now? Is it working? What's your budget? Do you want to reach our TAPinto viewers? Have you considered the TAPinto Do-it-Yourself (DIY) marketing platform? These are the questions we will ask you when inquiring about marketing with TAPinto.

The TAPinto network of ...

Rutgers Dedicates Iconic Newark Campus Building to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

NEWARK, NJ — Nearly 58 years after the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg began her career as a professor at Rutgers Law School in Newark, the iconic campus building located on Washington Street was dedicated in her honor. 

Rutgers University administration members on Thursday gathered at Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hall to celebrate the late U.S. Supreme Court ...

Obituaries

Dunellen, NJ — Frederick J. Cingerana, Sr., 53, passed away after on September 13, 2021 at ...
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Piscataway, NJ — Joseph L. “Joe” Cardone, 81, passed away Tuesday, September 7, ...
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New Book Combines Classic Cocktails and True Crime Stories

December 5, 2021

If you’re throwing a themed party or looking to curl up with some scintillating stories and a nightcap, “Mixology and Murder” by Kierra Sondereker (Ulysses Press; October 2021) has what you’re looking for.

“‘Mixology and Murder’ is a combination of two things I really enjoy — cocktails and true crime stories,” said author Kierra Sondereker, ...

Wawa Welcomes Customers to New Location in Plainfield

December 4, 2021

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Wawa celebrated its new gas and food market location on South Avenue in Plainfield with a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony Friday. The store opened bright and early to a steady stream of customers, offering "I Love Wawa" T-shirts for the first 100 customers, and free coffee. Wawa will offer a free cup of Joe to all Plainfield customers through Sunday, December ...

Fraudulent $5M SBA Loan Application for Robbinsville Business Lands Banking Lender in Jail

TRENTON, NJ -- The chief lending officer for a New Jersey bank will be heading to jail after pleading guilty of knowingly and fraudulently applying for a $5 million Small Business Administration (SBA) loan for a Robbinsville Township business. 

According to U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig's office, James Bortolotti, 53, of Pennslyvania, learned of an SBA lending program ...

Family & Friends Celebrate Legacy of Lloyd Silverman, Retired Somerville Business Owner

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Funeral services were held Friday at Temple Beth-El for centenarian Lloyd Silverman, longtime owner of the former Lloyd's Furniture store on Main Street Somerville.

He would have celebrated his 101st birthday on Jan. 8, 2022.

The story below was published last year by TAPinto on the occasion of his 100th birthday:  

STOCKTON, NJ - Despite the ...

Runaway Prevention Month Highlights Critical Youth Services

November 25, 2021

ELIZABETH, NJ — November is Runaway Prevention Month, a campaign designed to shine a light on the experiences of runaway and homeless youth and the resources that are available. 

Elizabeth-based Community Access Unlimited (CAU) and other youth providers help these young people from missing opportunities to build a secure adulthood. 

“I benefited so ...

10 DIY Décor Ideas for Your Holiday Home

So much of the joy from the holiday season comes from entertaining. Whether you’re throwing a big bash for the neighborhood or hosting a more intimate gathering of close family and friends, filling your home with exciting and colorful decorations is a must.

Rather than buying everything pre-made, consider rounding out your décor collection with some DIY items that highlight your ...

A View With a Room

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Nestled 254 miles from earth just outside the Kármán line, this newly renovated, solar-powered space module is the perfect adventure getaway. Updates include state-of-the-art porta potty suction units, refurbished airlock chambers, exercise gym, computers, blinking lights, and plenty of hallway storage. A cozy 360 degree cupola for ...

TAPinto Tips: Let TAPinto Be Part of your Marketing Plan

Do you have a Marketing Plan?  What are you doing now? Is it working? What's your budget? Do you want to reach our TAPinto viewers? Have you considered the TAPinto Do-it-Yourself (DIY) marketing platform? These are the questions I will ask you when inquiring about marketing with TAPinto.

The TAPinto network of 90 franchised sites in New Jersey ...

Issue Advocacy: How One TAPinto Franchisee Knew It Was Time to Engage the Reader Differently

Elizabeth Meyers knows how things work in Trenton.

She worked for a legislative member starting at the age of 20, then as a contract lobbyist, and then a stint at Capital Impact Group. Then Meyers went back to the legislature, where she worked as Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo's Chief of Staff for nine years.

Meyers is the Publisher/Editor for TAPinto Bordentown and Editor for ...

Extra, Extra: Read All About It- Newspaper Trends... and Opportunities

What's a former Dow Jones and Wall St. Journal pro have to say about the newspaper industry, how it's evolved, where it is now, where it may be headed, and what opportunities that portends? 

To find out, listen to my guest expert, Ken Herts, Chief Operating Officer of the Lenfest Institute for Journalism. Ken has spent more than 30 years in the news business... so he should know ...

Challenges and Opportunities of the Family Caregiving Trend

Over 60 million adults in the U.S. and many millions more around the world are dealing with the challenges of caring for an older adult. Are you? Some of these people are seniors themselves, who also must care for their grandchildren! The number of caregivers is GROWING rapidly and includes both men and women and even members of the Millennial generation. Sadly, most governments and businesses, ...