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What are Spotted Lanternflies?

Spotted Lanternflies were first spotted in the United States in 2014 in Pennsylvania. Since 2014, they have spread to more than seven states, including New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. Spotted Lanternflies are an invasive species having the potential to cause devastating damage to vegetation and agricultural businesses.

Piscataway School District Awarded for Outstanding Financial Reporting

September 14, 2021

Ashburn, VA — For the fourth consecutive year, the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO) awarded the Piscataway Township Board of Education the Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting (COE). ASBO International’s COE recognizes districts that have met the program’s high standards for financial reporting and transparency. The school district ...

"Patria y Vida" Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Dear Friend,

We are less than a week away from our 11th Annual Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration! This year’s celebration will feature some exciting guests. This year’s special guest is Yotuel Romero. He is a Grammy Award-winning Cuban musician who wrote “Patria y Vida,” the anthem of the SOS Cuba pro-democracy movement against communism on the island.

Don ...

Throughout South Plainfield, Fundraising Efforts Launched to Help the Elks 

September 19, 2021

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – For nearly 60 years, the South Plainfield Elks #2298 has been serving the borough, its residents, children, and veterans. Now, the fraternal organization dedicated to helping those in the community in need finds itself in need of help. 

Tropical Storm Ida wreaked havoc throughout the borough, and the Elks lodge, which is located on New Market Avenue, did ...

"Spread Your Wings" - Butterflies are Free in East Brunswick

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - It was all smiles and songs and wings at Great Oak Park today as the East Brunswick Arts Coalition greeted residents with a spectacle of colorful butterflies along the dreamy trails of one of the township's favorite parks.

The outdoor exhibit entitled "Spread Your Wings" made its debut today.  The outdoor display featured fifteen fiberglass butterflies ...

Attorney General Releases Information Regarding Fatal Accident Involving East Brunswick Police Officer

TRENTON, NJ  – On August 1, 2021, Officer Mitchell Ngai of the East Brunswick Police Department, who was on-duty and in uniform, was operating a marked patrol vehicle on State Route 18, responding to a reported motor vehicle accident in the southbound lanes of the roadway. He was traveling northbound in the vicinity of the reported accident at approximately 3:35 a.m. when he ...

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, Memoir Writing & More

There's no minimum (or maximum!) age to get a library card at Piscataway Public Library. September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, so it's a great time to make sure everyone you ...

TAPinto Tips: Press Release - What are we announcing?

With September right around the corner and the calendar filling up with events and fundraisers, I thought it would be helpful to republish this article to steer you to TAPinto's DIY platform to help spread your news!

Press Release -- What are you announcing?

It is important for small businesses and organizations issuing press releases to know the difference between a ...

Rutgers Football Defeats Delaware, 45-13

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Rutgers football (3-0) defeated Delaware (2-1), 45-13, on Saturday afternoon at SHI Stadium. The Scarlet Knights cruised to their first 3-0 start since 2012.

Quarterback Noah Vedral went 21-for-26, including a 62-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Brandon Sanders and 28-yard touchdown toss to wide receiver Bo Melton. Vedral recorded ...


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 Jersey Date Night: Make the Grape Escape to Garden State Wineries

September 18, 2021

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

Thoughts of wine typically take your mind straight to Italy, France or Napa Valley. It’s understandable, but if you want to experience a mind-blowing date filled with beauty and flavor you should start thinking about New Jersey vineyards. 

Our state has many wineries from which to choose and most ...

Hillsborough Turns Out for Parade to Celebrate 250th Anniversary

September 18, 2021

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township celebrated its 250th anniversary Saturday with a parade featuring civic groups, township employees, veterans, the Hillsborough High School marching band and antique cars.

The 50-square mile township, one of the largest in New Jersey, came into existence in 1771, five years before the 13 colonies banded together to form the United States of America in the war for ...

Army Vet Terrence Haupt Returns to Somerville Summer Stage Sept. 18

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Singer/songwriter Terrence Haupt returns to the Somerville Summer Stage Saturday, Sept. 18, performing from 6-9 p.m.

Haupt is an Army veteran, and taught himself to play the guitar when he was deployed to Iraq; his music reflects his experiences in the military.

The free Summer Stage concert series sponsored by the Downtown Somerville Alliance presents live entertainment on ...

Burlington County Waiving All Adoption Fees at Animal Shelter

WESTAMPTON, NJ –The Burlington County Animal Shelter is waiving all adoption fees for dogs and cats for the next 30 days as part of a "clear the shelter" promotion to help find pets loving homes and alleviate a space crunch.

The shelter, located at 35 Academy Drive in Westampton, is currently at capacity due to the normal seasonal lag in adoptions and influx of strays and ...

From Terrorist Attacks to Floods, Firefighters Union President Reflects on 20 Years Since 9/11

September 10, 2021

September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.  

I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels for my tour. While driving back the music on the radio was interrupted by a news flash that ...

The Art of (Interrupting) Conversation

A person with bad manners is one who tries to interrupt when you’re talking or talk when you are interrupting.
- Cartoon in Esquire Magazine

I recently received a random text message from an acquaintance of mine. I was in the middle of an important conversation with my wife when my phone started buzzing in my pocket, disrupting my train of thought which, if I could remember any of it, ...

Senior Living Communities: More and More It's About the Boomers

On today’s episode of Looking Forward, we’re going to focus on trends, opportunities, and the future of senior living communities. We’re also going to hear some great tips on how you or someone in your family can choose the right senior living community. When we discuss the topic of senior living, we’re more and more speaking about where the baby boomers live or want to ...

News Journalism, Part 2: COVID's Impact, Career Opportunities, News Media Outlets, Where to Get Responsible News, and More!

Hi everyone. In Part 2 of this two-part series-- Part 1 was published last week-- we’ll discuss such things as: what impact COVID-19 is having on news journalism, how news journalism might change in the future, what opportunities there might be for those interested in pursuing a career in news journalism, and which media outlets our guest expert thinks are the best to turn to for, in ...