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TapInto Welcomes Letters to the Editor, Guidelines for Submission Listed

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Letters to the Editor are a time-honored tradition in the newspaper industry and now that so much of news has moved online, the letters explaining a personal point of view have moved with it.

While many of our letters come during election time, TapInto invites letters year round. The main rules are to include a full name, phone number, email and snail mail address. TapInto ...

Rutgers Police Issue Alert About Assault Victim Taken to Hospital

September 24, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  A Rutgers University student was taken to the hospital early Sunday after he was beaten by two men on Easton Avenue, police said in a statement.

The assault occurred about 2:15 a.m. when the victim, who was on Easton Avenue between Bristol and Courtland streets, was in a verbal argument with one of the men, and was struck and knocked to the ground. The victim was then ...

Obituaries

Eduardo J. “Eddie” Perez, 61, of Piscataway, NJ passed away peacefully on Sunday August ...
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Hillsborough, NJ - Gina (Francoisa) Salamon, 90, died Monday, July 9, 2018 at Bridgeway Care Center ...
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Piscataway Schools Invites You to Be a Part of Our Strategic Planning

September 23, 2018

Help us plan the future! Working together, parents, neighbors, teachers, and administrators will create a shared vision for Piscataway Schools. Together, we will develop goals and objectives to move the District forward to meet the challenges of the 21st Century.

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NJ Education Commissioner Discusses PARCC Changes, Plans for New Statewide Assessment at Joint Assembly & Senate Education Committee Hearing

TRENTON, NJ – With changes slated for the PARCC test as part of the plan by the Murphy administration to transition to a different statewide assessment, the Assembly and Senate Education committees held a joint hearing on Monday to hear from the commissioner of education about the proposed changes to ensure they do not interfere with the delivery of education in the state.

The ...

Gloria Steinem, Activist Naomi Klein Speak Out at Rutgers Ceremony

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ  - The accusation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a professor when they were teenagers should be investigated by the FBI, Gloria Steinem said during a discussion celebrating Rutgers University's creation of an academic chair in honor of the activist.

Speaking on campus Friday at ceremonies for the establishment of the ...

Franklin Township: Teen Hit by Car While Riding Bike, Suffering from 'Serious Head Injuries'

September 23, 2018

FRANKLIN PARK, NJ - A 17-year-old male from Franklin Park was hit by a car Saturday afternoon while riding his bike on Bennington Parkway in the area of Central Avenue, according to police. 

Police responded to a 9-1-1 call made at 2:35 pm on Sept. 22, and discovered the teen suffering from serious injuries. 

"The initial investigation revealed that a 2018 Nissan Rouge ...

In the Drink

On a recent trip to California I ordered a glass of lemonade with lunch.  My ice cold drink came without a straw.  

 

I can’t drink lemonade without a straw.  Margaritas either.  For me, drinking from a glass without a straw is kind of like eating eating soup without a spoon.  Sooner or later liquid ends up all over my shirt.

 

Besides, it ...

Why Do Children Lie?

We adults lie, all the time. Sorry, but it’s true, and it’s one of the reasons why children lie. How often have you told your child everything is fine when you’re upset about something? I have. Have you ever told a telemarketer you can’t talk because (fill in your reason)? I have.   

Life can be messy. Making sure that everything ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Anna Sandler and Fred Smith of TAPinto SOMA

This issue of TAPinto Featured Franchisee highlights TAPinto South Orange and Maplewood with the site's owner Fred Smith and lead editor Anna Sandler. Check out the interview to find out how owning and operating a TAPinto site came at the most opportune time for these NJ residents.
 
Q. When did you join TAPinto.net?
I first joined TAPinto in 2014 as a sales and ...