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Spotswood Girls Varisty Basketball Team To Take The Court For Tourettes

January 20, 2019

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Each season the Spotswood High School girls varisity basketball team dedicates one of their remaining home games to a different charity. This year the team is hitting the court on February 4 to help Appleby Elementary fourth grader Nicholas DeLieto in his very personal quest. The soon-to-be 10 year old has spearheaded Nicholas' Trek with Tourettes, partnering with the New ...

Woodbridge Priest Arrested and Charged with Sexual Assault

TRENTON, N.J. – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey today announced that a priest from Phillipsburg, N.J., has been arrested and charged with multiple criminal counts in the sexual assault of a child who was between the ages of 14 and 17.

The arrest constitutes the first criminal case filed by the New Jersey Clergy Abuse Task Force, which ...

Planning Board Hears Testimony from South Plainfield Fire, Environmental Experts

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – At a Jan. 8 meeting, the South Plainfield Planning Board resumed its hearing on M&M Realty Properties proposal for 1111 Durham Avenue. 

At this time, John Taikina, director of real estate development for M&M, presented a few minor changes to the plans – made at the request of the municipality – and testimonies from borough ...

Obituaries

Piscataway, NJ – Claude R. Harrison, 83, passed away at Robert Wood Johnson University ...
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Piscataway – Stanley A. Strokis, 88, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2019 at JFK Medical ...
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Franklin Township: Etheridge Family Medicine Hires New Physician Assistant, Shenaz Halani

January 19, 2019

SOMERSET, NJ -  Shenaz Halani is one of Etheridge Family Medicine's newest hires. 

Halani graduated from Marist College's Physician Assistant program and is a licensed Physician Assistant in the states of New York and New Jersey.

Halani has worked at the Center for Asthma and Allergy and also at Care Station Medical Group where she gained years of experience ...

FFA Student Salads Popular With Staff

PISCATAWAY – Salads made by Future Foundations Academy (FFA) students have become a popular lunchtime choice on the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey’s (ESCNJ) Piscataway campus.

A school for higher functioning students ages 13-21 with Autism Spectrum Disorders, staff has been placing approximately 100 orders, costing $5 each, on days the salads are ...

Rutgers Student Turns Microorganisms Into Works of Art

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A doctoral student in ecology and evolution is turning microorganisms into art, and her hobby into a powerful tool for genomics studies at Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

Julia Van Etten’s Couch Microscopy Instagram page has attracted close to 18,000 followers in a year and a half, thanks to her breathtakingly detailed videos and photos of diatoms, algae, ...

Franklin Township: New Jersey AG and community leaders talk diversity and inclusion at Rutgers Prep

January 20, 2019

SOMERSET, NJ - State Attorney General Gurbir Grewal and community leaders from New Jersey and New York spoke to students about ways they can combat bigotry and hate at Rutgers Preparatory School’s Stand Up for the Other Day on Wednesday.

Senior Research Fellow with the Sikh Research Institute Harinder Singh, Rabbi Eli Garfinkel of Temple Beth El in Somerset, Rev. Ann Kansfield of the ...

Family-Friendly Chocolate Festival Coming to New Jersey Jan. 27

January 19, 2019

Attention chocoholics: The Chocolate Expo is coming to the Garden State Plaza in Paramaus, NJ, on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Now in its 11th year, organizers claim that it’s America’s largest chocolate festival.

Local, regional and international vendors at the expo will offer tastings and sales of gourmet chocolates, baked goods, ...

TAPinto Cold Weather Safety Tips for Your Pets

January 20, 2019

UNION, NJ - You're probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your pet’s health?

The Westfield Veterinary Group has some tips to keep your pet safe during the cold New Jersey winter.

Limit the time outdoors since ears and toes are prone to frostbite.
Check paws ...

The Far Side of Progress

There are lots of exotic places I would like to visit before I die. The far side of the moon is not one of them.

But I understand that traveling to distant lands is a calling unique to the individual. It explains why there are people in the world who seek to explore the Mariana Trench or the Greenland Ice Sheet or Des Moines, Iowa. So I guess China has its reasons for going there.

Despite ...