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Story Time & Craft: National Cookie Day

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Add to My Calendar 12/03/2021 4:00pm 12/03/2021 5:00pm America/New_York Story Time & Craft: National Cookie Day

Ages 3-5
Celebrate National Cookie Day this month with a cookie-themed story time! Listen to a silly story about a tiny mouse, a chocolate chip cookie, and a funny list of urgent requests! Decorate your own craft cookies, and create a paper bag mouse puppet.
Register here for full details.

Virtual Piscataway, NJ

Sat, December 11, 6:00 PM


Murder Mystery Dinner

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Add to My Calendar 12/11/2021 6:00pm 12/11/2021 9:00pm America/New_York Murder Mystery Dinner

Somerville Elks - 375 Union Avenue Bridgewater, NJ 08807

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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 ...


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 ...

SewaDiwali Effort Provides Food Donation to Middlesex College

December 6, 2021

The Middlesex College Food Pantry received a donation of thousands of pounds of food in December from several local Dharmic communities. The program, called SewaDiwali, is a nationwide service initiative that began in New Jersey in 2018 and has grown exponentially since then. The donation was organized by Edison Chapter of Hindu Swayansevak Sangh, represented by Gopichand Attili, Tarun Maheshwari ...

Borough of South Plainfield Earns Prestigious Sustainable Jersey Certification

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 ...

Ten Years of Taking the Plunge: East Brunswick's Ashli Vanocur Chills Out for the Special Olympics

December 7, 2021

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - There are some really cool teachers out there, but East Brunswick's Ashli Vanokur may be the coolest.  For the past ten years Vanokur has raised money for the Special Olympics by diving into the icy Atlantic off the coast of Seaside Heights in the annual Polar Bear Plunge.  Brrrrr!

Ashli is a 2016 graduate of East Brunswick High School where she was a ...

Milltown Police Department Make Arrest In Acme Hit-And-Run

MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Police Department announced on Monday that the driver of the red van in the Acme parking lot hit-and-run earlier this fall has been identified, charged, and arrested after a lengthy investigation by the department's Detective Bureau.

The incident occurred on October 13. A 62 year-old woman was hit twice by the van and dragged before the vehicle quickly left the ...

Poetry, Maintaining Resiliency, and More from Your Library


Take & Make: No-Sew Scarf
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 ...


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, ...

Other NJ News: Train Strike Claims Life of NJ Teen Battling Depression

December 7, 2021

RED BANK, NJ — As more details emerge about a train strike that took the life of a young man near the Red Bank train station on Saturday, the victim has been identified as Michael DeOliveira, 15, of Middletown. 

In his obituary, DeOliveira's parents shared that although their son "lost his battle with depression," his "personality was one ...

NJ Transit Reports Fatal Pedestrian Train Accident Near Red Bank Train Station Saturday was a Juvenile

RED BANK, NJ: NJ Transit confirmed that a male juvenile was struck and killed by a train near Drs. James Parker Blvd., and Maple Ave., about three quarters of a mile south of the Red Bank train station at approximately 1:30am on Saturday. 

The train was en route from the Meadows Maintenance Complex in Kearny to Long Branch and consisted of two engines with no passenger ...

Santa Visits Fanwood's Famous Christmas House, Helps Raise Money for Annual NJID Fundraiser (VIDEO)

FANWOOD, NJ -- Santa came early to Fanwood's Famous Christmas House on Saturday, Dec. 4. 

Hundreds of families stood in a line that wound around the block for a chance to meet St. Nick. Santa's scheduled 2-1/2 hour visit extended to four (4) hours. Santa sat with every child -- and four dogs -- that waited. All received a gift. (Video below!)

The most requested ...

Long-Term Elder Care Offers a Career in Compassion

December 6, 2021

Today, there are more than 46 million older adults aged 65 and older living in the United States. By 2050, that number is expected to grow to almost 90 million – nearly one-third of the population in America.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics also projects the health care field will grow by 3.3 million jobs between 2018 and 2028.

The demand is clear – the U.S.

Creative Stocking Stuffers That Won’t Break the Bank

The stocking hung by the fireplace stuffed to the brim with goodies is an iconic symbol of Christmas. They sit there just waiting to be dumped out all over the floor. And, be honest: Who wants a pair of white socks or a bag of candy coal?

These stocking stuffers are sure to bring out a “ho ho ho!” from young and old alike! From tech to coffee to fun and games for kids of all ages, ...

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 ...

Avengers: Age of Omicron

Rating: PG (All ages, intense sequences of sharp needles)
Release Date: November, 2021
Release Date (Streaming world-wide): December, 2021
Runtime: 2 years and counting

The newest release of the wildly unpopular Coronavirus franchise pits the Avengers against a newer, stronger variant named Omicron, a multi-mutant virus that is feared to be faster and stronger than its deadly ...

Feelings Are Neither Good Nor Bad

Does your teen hide her feelings and shut you out?  If so, you're not alone. This is pretty common during the teen years.

While it's normal that kids don't want to share with their parents, there's a big downside. Hidden feelings grow and lead to depression and isolation. They see their feelings as bad.

The first step to help your teen through this is to neutralize and ...

TAPinto Westfield's Coverage Following Parents' Objection to Toni Morrison Book Brings National Attention

WESTFIELD, NJ — When TAPinto Westfield Managing Editor Matt Kadosh walked in to the Board of Education meeting on November 16, he didn't know that hours later he would write the site's most read story of the month, and it would get national attention, too.

"I didn't know they were going to talk about it until it came up," Kadosh said.

"It" ...

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.

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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 ...