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Thu, August 29, 7:30 AM

Spooky Brook Golf Course, Somerset

2nd Annual Chiefs Nation Golf Classic

Education Giving Back Sports

Add to My Calendar 08/29/2019 7:30am 08/29/2019 3:00pm America/New_York 2nd Annual Chiefs Nation Golf Classic

We are excited to invite you to the annual Chiefs Nation Golf Outing on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at Spooky Brook Golf Course in Somerset, NJ. Our organization’s main focus is funding Piscataway High School student programs, grants, and initiatives that would otherwise be impossible.

Sponsorship is a great occasion for your company to support a worthy cause and at the same time receive ...

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Jamesburg Man Charged with Murder in Stabbing Deaths of his Father and Another Township Resident

November 14, 2019

JAMESBURG, NJ - A dangerous blaze covered the evidence of two murders in a Jamesburg house fire last Wednesday, November 6, 2019.  Jaree D. Kitchen has been charged with the first-degree murder of his father Clifford Kitchen.  Now he will face the same charge in the stabbing death of Gregory Fischer.

Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Chief ...

South Plainfield Celebrates Diwali at Senior Center

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The borough held its Diwali celebration Saturday, inviting members of the community to learn all about the Hindu festival of lights. The event was hosted by the South Plainfield Public Library and took at the South Plainfield Senior Center.

“Our goal is to make Diwali more accessible to our patrons, to help them understand it and to give them a chance to take ...

5 Adult Day Care Employees Indicted for Abusing Patients

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Four New Brunswick residents who work at Broadway Respite and Home Care facility in East Brunswick are among those facing charges after police say two severely disabled individuals were physically abused at the facility in May.

A grand jury returned an indictment Tuesday, charging the facility on Edgeboro Road in East Brunswick with two counts of abandonment and ...

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. 

New Jersey Date Night: Get Lost in the Game at These Sports Bars

November 13, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Cheering on the home team is more fun when there’s two of you. And with football, basketball and hockey in full swing, there’s practically something happening every night.

It may not be possible for you and your date to go to every live game, but luckily our state offers a plethora of sports ...

Rutgers Awarded 'Greatest Growth in Student Voter Turnout' in Big Ten Voting Challenge

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - More and more Rutgers students are voting.

The university had the greatest gains in student voter turnout over the past four years in the Big Ten Voting Challenge – a nonpartisan initiative to spur civic engagement and encourage more students to head to the polls.

Launched in 2017, the Big Ten Voting Challenge awards two campuses for their student voting efforts: ...

Obituaries

South Plainfield - Anna Serido, 104, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 11, 2019 at her ...
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Piscataway – Julia Rose Ungermah, 31, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 18, ...
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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 ...

Driver Gets 5 Years in 2015 Crash that Killed Hillsborough Woman

November 13, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A Plainsboro man has been sentenced to five years in a New Jersey State Prison following his conviction on a charge of second degree vehicular homicide connected to a collision that killed a 50-year-old Hillsborough woman in 2015.

Sahil Kulgod, 25 of Adams Court, Plainsboro, was sentenced by Judge Robert A. Ballard, Jr.  in Somerset County Court on Nov. 8th.. The No ...

Lawsuit: NJ Trooper Was Texting Moments Before Crash That Killed Teenage Girl on Central Ave in 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — The state police trooper who hit a 14-year-old Westfield girl while driving on Central Avenue in 2017 was texting in the moments leading up the fatal crash, evidence contained in the court record for a civil lawsuit against the trooper shows.

While investigators cleared state Trooper Alexander Gelfand of criminal charges at the time, the lawsuit filed by the family of the ...

Shooting Suspect Surrenders to Police

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP -  A 31-year-old North Brunswick man has surrendered to police in connection with the early morning shooting of a 25-year-old resident of Franklin Township on Nov. 4th, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Kasin A. Coffey, a resident of Driscoll Court in North Brunswick, has been charged with second degree Aggravated Assault and second degree ...

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 ...