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" Give Kids a Smile " Day --   Free Dental Care for Children

Fri, February 1, 9:00 AM

Neighborhood Health Center - Plainfield, Plainfield

" Give Kids a Smile " Day -- Free Dental Care ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 02/01/2019 9:00am 02/01/2019 3:30pm America/New_York " Give Kids a Smile " Day -- Free Dental Care for Children

Neighborhood Health Center-Plainfield is pleased to particapate in:

“Give Kids A Smile!”

National Children’s Dental Access Days



Free to Children Ages 1-16 years of age

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1700 Myrtle Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07063

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Human Services Expands School-Age Child Care Assistance to Families with Incomes Up to $150,000

October 1, 2020

Between October 1st and December 30th, families with children in remote schooling can access as much as $1,900 to support child care; Families Can Apply at ChildCareNJ.Gov/COVID19

(TRENTON) – Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson announced today that families with incomes up to $150,000 are now eligible for the new COVID-19 school-age tuition assistance program the Murphy ...

Local Diaper Bank Receives Grant from Investors Foundation

Moms Helping Moms Foundation is pleased to announce that it recently received a $3,000 grant from Investors Foundation. The grant will help further the mission of providing low income families in New Jersey with diapers and other essential baby items that are needed to give their children a safe, healthy and happy start to life.  

“I think this current crisis is ...

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

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 ...

16 Student Athletes Sent Home with Flu-Like Symptoms in South Brunswick School District This Past Week

October 1, 2020

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - This past week, September 21st through the 25th, 16 student athletes in the South Brunswick School District were sent home during the day with flu-like symptoms, according to a health and wellness report from the district. 12 of the athletes were not able to follow health and safety directions by not completing mandated questionnaires. The district has not confirmed any ...

14-year-old Struck and Killed By Vehicle on Route 1

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 14-year-old pedestrian was killed Wednesday night after being struck by a vehicle on Route 1.

The initial investigation conducted by Traffic Safety Officer William Beard of the South Brunswick Police Department and Detective Mark Morris of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office has determined the collision occurred at about 9:25 p.m. as the teen was crossing Route ...

MCVTS East Brunswick Campus honored for sustainability efforts

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 ...

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 ...

Library Resources for Students and Remote Workers

Piscataway Public Library has a whole host of resources for students. Check them out here! Take a special look at Brainfuse, Take a special look at Brainfuse, an ...

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 ...

Fabled "Diamond Jim Brady" House in Hillsborough Burns to the Ground

October 1, 2020

Editor's Note: This story will be updated as more details become available.

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The fabled "Diamond Jim Brady" house on River Road, built in the 19th century and once the lavish country retreat of the legendary New York man-about-town was destroyed by fire overnight.

A 911 call was received at 3:59 a.m. Thursday, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael ...

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

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 ...

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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For Sale at Auction
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, ...

Reading Books Is Not the Answer

Consider this.You listen to a speaker or read a parenting book and think, "Yes, it makes perfect sense. That's what I need to do." Then you go back to your life, and maybe give yourself a hard time for not being able to implement. 


You don't have the energy, time, perspective and self-awareness to put those wonderful tools into practice. You wonder if ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Wendi and Chris Manderioli of TAPinto Randolph

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of October 2020 is Wendi and Chris Manderioli, who own and operate TAPinto Randolph.  The wife/husband team have built a profitable online local news business while providing high-quality, objective local news for the residents of Randolph, New Jersey.   

Q. Why did you want to franchise a TAPinto site? What caused you to choose ...