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Harmonious Gardening Seminar Tues. Apr. 10th at 7:00 PM

Tue, April 10, 7:00 PM

Plainfield Public Library (Lower Meeting Room), Plainfield

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Add to My Calendar 04/10/2018 7:00pm 04/10/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Harmonious Gardening Seminar Tues. Apr. 10th at 7:00 PM

Spring is here! The Animal Initiative Committee is hosting a Harmonious Gardening Seminar on Tuesday April 10th at 7:00 PM in the Lower Meeting Room of the Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Avenue, Plainfield, New Jersey 07060. The seminar will feature a presentation by Bruce Crawford, Director of the Rutgers Gardens. “A healthy environment is a biodiverse one. As we plan and plant our ...

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Woodbridge Man Charged in Murder of Roommate

November 12, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY - A Woodbridge man has been charged with the murder of his roommate.

Corne Dionisio, 33, was arrested Saturday and has been charged with first-degree murder, one count of aggravated assault in the second degree and two counts of  aggravated assault in the third degree in the murder of Fidel Ruiz, 32, of Woodbridge, according to a press release from Middlesex County Acting ...

Eight Events Happening in New Brunswick This Week (November 11)

It’s going to be cold this week but that doesn’t mean the fun stops in the Hub City! Check out a list of great events below from the Rutgers Men’s Basketball game on Wednesday to a Paint Nite event on Sunday. We know you’ll find something you’ll love.

 

Monday, November 11

The Electronic Music Ensemble of Wayne State at Rutgers at 7:30 p.m.

Where: ...

Edison Police Arrest 3, Seize Marijuana and $9,000 in Cash

EDISON, NJ — Police have arrested three people and seized several pounds of marijuana, almost $9,000 in cash and a large amount of drug paraphernalia in two separate motor vehicle stops this week.

Early Wednesday, police arrested Allen G. Keyes Jr., 32, of Highland Park, and Alexander J. Stone, 33, of Franklin (Somerset County), a passenger in Keyes’ vehicle, according to a press ...

New Exhibits Featured in Kennedy Library

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Stop by Kennedy Library to enjoy Erik Burro's Legacy of  Remembrance photography exhibit and Pauline Perlman's Faceless Dolls exhibit. 

The works of these talented artists will be on display through the end of November. 

Recipe from the Farm: Erin Headley’s Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

November 9, 2019

John and Erin Headley operate a small cranberry bog deep in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens. John works with the Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension in Washington Township, Burlington County, where researchers from Rutgers University work to combat pest and disease problems and study the many health benefits of cranberries.

Cranberries are a family ...

Rutgers Faculty Union Files Unfair Labor Practice Complaint

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The union representing some 5,000 faculty members at Rutgers University has filed a formal unfair labor practice charge against the administration over a new course scheduling system that the university is implementing.

David Hughes, the treasurer of  Rutgers AAUP-AFT, told TAPinto New Brunswick that the union filed the complaint with the Public Employees Relation ...

Obituaries

Piscataway – Julia Rose Ungermah, 31, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 18, ...
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James J. Vokral, 70, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, October 14, 2019. Born and ...
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Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

Over half of Garden State property tax bills go toward educating the state's nearly 1.4 million public school students.

The average New Jersey tax bill is $8,767. About 52.6% of that, or $4,610, is the taxes the local school district levies on homeowners and property owners, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

But the average taxpayers in some ...

Freeholder Director Rios Encourages Year-Long Support for Vets

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day.  At the first Armistice Day, on November 11, 1919, President Wilson stated:

“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed ...

Brianna Feeney Selected as Alternate Ambassador for New Jersey State Elks Association Special Children’s Committee

November 12, 2019

WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Ten-year-old Brianna Feeney has been selected as the Central New Jersey Area Four Alternate Ambassador for the Elks Special Children’s Committee.  South Plainfield Elks Lodge #2298 sponsored Brianna as one of the state’s eight ambassadors and alternate ambassadors.  New Jersey State Elks Association Special Children’s Committee hosted their annual ...

Fire Breaks Out in Vacant Building in Plainfield on Saturday

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A fire on Roosevelt Ave near Orange Pl in Plainfield broke out on Saturday afternoon according to an alert from the Breaking News Network.

The fire was in a 2 1/2 story vacant structure.  An officer from South Plainfield who was on scene told TAPinto Plainfield no one was hurt.  The cause of the fire was not disclosed.

 

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Somerville: Hepatitis A Clinic Closes After 3 Days and 1,800 Shots

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The emergency health clinic set up by the New Jersey and Somerset County health departments to administer Hepatitis A inoculations closed Friday after three days of long lines and 1,800 shots.

The clinic, held at the Somerset County Human Services building on Warren Street beginning Wednesday, was necessitated by a disclosure earlier this week that an employee who had worked ...

Central Jersey Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Hosts “CJA Honors: Celebrating Excellence” to Recognize Individuals and Organizations in the Community for Outstanding Achievements

November 9, 2019

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Central Jersey Alumnae Chapter (CJA), in conjunction with the Central Jersey Alumnae Foundation, will host its annual fundraiser, CJA Honors: Celebrating Excellence, on December 7, 2019 at Pines Manor in Edison, New Jersey beginning at 10:00 AM. This event honors individuals and organizations in the community for outstanding achievements. Tickets are $65/pp ($60/pp ages ...

TAPinto Continues to Expand Vital Local Election Coverage in 2019

Our mission at TAPinto is to revive local journalism to provide objective, high-quality coverage of the stories that matter to the communities we serve.  Research has consistently shown that local news coverage is vital to our democracy and our civic lives. That’s why coverage of local elections is so important, particularly as sources of local news become more regionalized or ...

Freeholder Director Rios Encourages Year-Long Support for Vets

November 7, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day.  At the first Armistice Day, on November 11, 1919, President Wilson stated:

“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed ...

Thanks for the Memories

I want to Marie Kondo my head.

I want to remove all the junk in there that is no longer giving me joy.

Actually, I don’t really know much about Marie Kondo, other than a vague understanding that she is the guru of decluttering. Once while surfing Netflix, I clicked on her show, Tidying Up. I thought it might be some sort of grisly crime scene drama.

It turns out it was a reality TV ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Ed Barmakian of TAPinto Chatham

The featured TAPinto franchisee for November 2019 is Ed Barmakian of TAPinto Chatham.  Ed, a former veteran reporter and editor at The Star-Ledger and longtime Chatham resident, has been able to utilize his skills to create the go-to news source for the residents of Chatham Borough and Chatham Township, and a profitable business for himself.  

Q. Why did you want to ...