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Sat, April 7, 9:00 AM

Quibbletown Park, Piscataway

Piscataway Township Paper Shredding Event

Government Green

Add to My Calendar 04/07/2018 9:00am 04/07/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Piscataway Township Paper Shredding Event

Piscataway Township Clean Communities & Recycling Programs will sponsor several “Shred It and Forget It” free mobile community paper shredding events in 2018.

All shredding events will take place rain or shine from 9 a.m. to noon or until the truck is full at the following dates and times:

Quibbletown Park, 141 Academy Street

Saturday, April 7: 9 a.m. to 12 ...

141 Academy Street Piscataway, NJ 08854
Harmonious Gardening Seminar Tues. Apr. 10th at 7:00 PM

Tue, April 10, 7:00 PM

Plainfield Public Library (Lower Meeting Room), Plainfield

Harmonious Gardening Seminar Tues. Apr. 10th at ...

Education Green Health & Wellness Home & Garden

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 ...

800 Park Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
Middlesex County Veteran Stand Down 2018

Thu, April 19, 10:00 AM

Middlesex Vocational and Technical School, Piscataway

Middlesex County Veteran Stand Down 2018

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/19/2018 10:00am 04/19/2018 2:00pm America/New_York Middlesex County Veteran Stand Down 2018

THE MIDDLESEX COUNTY STAND DOWN

APRIL 19, 2018 10:00 AM –2:00 PM
Middlesex Vocational and Technical School

21 Sutton Ln., Piscataway, NJ

21 Sutton Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
Grafting Workshop

Fri, April 20, 4:00 PM

Firefly Farm, Hopewell

Grafting Workshop

Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 04/20/2018 4:00pm 04/20/2018 6:00pm America/New_York Grafting Workshop

Please join NOFA-NJ at the beautiful Firefly Farm in Hopewell, NJ for a grafting workshop with Tom Molnar, PhD. Dr. Molnar is an Associate Professor in the Plant Biology Department of the Rutgers University School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. Our host, Tessa Desmond, is a farmer and a scholar. She is a Lecturer and Associate Research Scholar in American Studies at Princeton ...

181 Crusher RD Hopewell, NJ 08525
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Fri, April 20, 6:00 PM

Piscataway High School Football Field, Piscataway

Celebration of Euna

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/20/2018 6:00pm 04/20/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Celebration of Euna

Inspiration
In memory of Euna Shin, Piscataway High School alumni and Rutgers Honors College student, the Shin family is hosting a community celebration in lieu of a funeral. In light of her passing, we have received an overwhelming amount of outreach and support from many students, parents, teachers, and community members that she has impacted.

Euna was a multi-talented, driven individual ...

100 Behmer Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sat, April 21, 9:00 AM

Piscataway

Piscataway Community Clean-Up Day

Giving Back Government Green

Add to My Calendar 04/21/2018 9:00am 04/21/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Piscataway Community Clean-Up Day

All residents, businesses and groups are welcome to join the community as hundreds of people help clean up the parks, schools and streets of litter and recyclables in Piscataway.

Piscataway, NJ 08854
Better Together

Wed, April 25, 5:00 PM

Piscataway

Better Together

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/25/2018 5:00pm 04/25/2018 8:30pm America/New_York Better Together

At the Piscataway Public Library and the Piscataway Public Library Foundation we are constantly striving to make Piscataway a better place to live, work, and play and we believe we can accomplish so much more when we work together.

You are invited to join us for our inaugural Better Together event on Wednesday, April 25th from 5pm to 8:30pm. This event will focus on networking and on ...

500 Hoes Lane Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sat, April 28, 11:00 AM

New Market Firehouse, Piscataway

Sickle Cell Fundraiser and Bike Blessing

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2018 11:00am 04/28/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Sickle Cell Fundraiser and Bike Blessing

4th Annual Sickle Cell Fundraiser and Bike Blessing Benefiting the Keanu Emmanuel Davis Fund for Sickle Cell Research in connection with the Rutgers Foundation and RWJUH.http://www.facebook.com/RRFCMotorcycleMinistry

801 South Washington Ave Piscataway, NJ 08854

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

November 11, 2019

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 ...

Two Murders in Jamesburg Covered by House Fire

JAMESBURG, NJ - Two people were murdered this week in Jamesburg, with a home fire providing at least a dangerous distraction from the violent crimes.

Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christie L. Bevacqua and Chief James J. Craparotta of the Jamesburg Police Department announced today that Jaree D. Kitchen, 21-year-old borough man, has been arrested and charged with murder and aggravated ...

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 ...

Fire Breaks Out in Vacant Building in Plainfield on Saturday

November 10, 2019

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.

 

TAPintoPlainfield.net is ...

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 ...

Hundreds Line Up in Somerville for Hepatitis A Vaccine

SOMERVILLE, NJ – For the second day in a row, hundreds of people stood in line outside the Somerset County Human Services building on Warren Street waiting to be vaccinated against the Hepatitis A virus in response to a public health warning issued by state and county health officials who reported that a deli worker at the nearby ShopRite supermarket had been diagnosed with the communicable ...

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 ...