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Loyola University Maryland Welcomes Piscataway's James Concepcion

November 18, 2021

BALTIMORE, MD - James Concepcion, from Piscataway, is now a member of the class of 2025 at Loyola University Maryland.

As first-year students embark on their college experience, they will all take part in Loyola's living learning program, Messina. The common text for Messina is Heartland, by Sarah Smarsh. The book, an eye-opening memoir of working-class poverty in America ...

Justin Mendez Named Class of 2025 President at Albright College

READING, PA -- Justin Mendez of Piscataway has been named Student Government Association Class of 2025 President at Albright College. A graduate of Piscataway High School, Mendez is studying theatre at the college.

Albright's inclusive living-learning community offers more than 70 student groups, honor societies, clubs, Greek life and a variety of affinity houses - all offering ...

Dunellen Rescue Squad and River Road Rescue Squad Announce Partnership to Improve Care for Dunellen, Piscataway, and Surrounding Communities

November 22, 2021

The Dunellen Rescue Squad, Inc. (DRS) and the River Road Rescue Squad, Inc. (RRRS), today announced the entering of working operational partnership with the ultimate goal of a full merger.  This partnership brings together the combined resources and more than 148 years of operational experience to better serve both municipalities and their surrounding communities.

In an ever changing ...

Five Below Fund Raising Shopping Event for Conackamack PTO

What - Five Below Fund Raising Shopping Event for Conackamack PTO.

When - Wednesday, November 24th through Tuesday, November 30th, during store hours

Where - Five Below at Hadley Center Drive, South Plainfield, NJ

Why - To help raise money for Conackamack Middle School PTO

How - Print and bring in the below flyer and Show it at time of purchase.  10% of the purchase will be ...

Kids and COVID: Facts About the Vax Panel – Alpha Phi Alpha Hosts Discussion to Tackle Myths and Provide Information to Parents

Piscataway, NJ – Step by Step Pediatrics in partnership with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity’s Health and Wellness Committee is convening a panel entitled, Kids and COVID: Facts About the Vax, to address the recent announcement and roll out of COVID-19 vaccinations for children ages 5-11. The panel is taking place virtually, via Zoom on Wednesday, November 17th from 7-8pm at ...

Beauty Plus on George Street Closing After 30 Years

November 25, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Jonathan Diaz came all the way from Avenel to comb through the rows of brushes along one aisle at Beauty Plus.

“I come here because of the prices and the selection,” he said one morning last week. “I will miss this place.”

It’s been a sad time for Diaz and the other customers who have been coming to this shop at 365 George Street for the ...

School Supervisor Saves a Student from Choking as "Training Kicks In"

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ugh! Lunchroom duty for teachers and administrators in a middle school. Loud, messy, silly, and sometimes a bit dramatic, too.  Herbert Peluzzo, Supervisor of Social Studies for the East Brunswick Public Schools, was pitching in as an Interim Assistant Principal at Hammarskjold Middle School on Tuesday. He was surfing the tide of one such busy lunch period when a ...

Crafts, Poetry, Citizenship & More from Your Library

Library Locations Closed for Scheduled Holiday

Both Kennedy and Westergard Libraries will close at 5pm on Wednesday, November 24, and will be closed on Thursday, November 25, and Friday, November ...

TAPinto Piscataway Is Offering Holiday Marketing Specials - Call Us Today!

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Rutgers Police Report a Rash of Catalytic Converter Thefts

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers University Police Department is investigating a rash of recent thefts in which the catalytic converters were cut from the undercarriages of several cars.

The thefts occurred on or near Rutgers property in New Brunswick and Newark between Sept. 1 and Nov. 20, 2021, according to an announcement from Rutgers police.

Incidents were reported to have occurred in ...


Dunellen, NJ — Frederick J. Cingerana, Sr., 53, passed away after on September 13, 2021 at ...
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Piscataway, NJ — Joseph L. “Joe” Cardone, 81, passed away Tuesday, September 7, ...
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All About the Thanksgiving Side Dish Green Bean Casserole

November 24, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Green Bean Casserole, that Thanksgiving Day staple since the 1950s, was invented right here in New Jersey. If you have some on your table Thursday night, you can thank Campbell’s recipe developer Dorcas Reilly, who Campbell’s refers to as the “Grandmother of Green Bean Casserole.”

Some other facts about green bean casserole to share around the ...

Newark Police Officer Fatally Struck Pedestrian, Attempted to Desecrate Body, Authorities Say

November 25, 2021

NEWARK, NJ – A Newark police officer has been charged with reckless vehicular homicide, desecrating human remains and related charges for hitting a pedestrian on the Garden State Parkway, according to authorities. 

Newark Police Officer Louis Santiago, 25, of Bloomfield, was charged on Wednesday after he fatally struck a pedestrian, left the scene, then came back and ...

String of Violent Robberies in Plainfield Under Investigation; Public’s Help Sought (VIDEO)

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Union County Prosecutor William A. Daniel and Acting Plainfield Police Director Captain David Guarino jointly announced Wednesday that a series of violent street robberies targeting Hispanic males in Plainfield is under investigation. The robberies have occurred over the course of several weeks, and are mostly carried out during early morning and daytime hours.

The suspects ...

Cause of Fatal Cranford House Fire Remains Under Investigation (Updated)

Updated @ 5:05 p.m.

CRANFORD - Grace Sinnott, 83, has been identified as the fatality in the Tuesday morning Cranford house fire at 26 Beech Street. 

According to the Cranford Fire Department, The Cranford Fire/EMS and Police Departments responded to the fire around 7:12 a.m. Units arrived two minutes later to find heavy fire conditions within the single family ...

Runaway Prevention Month Highlights Critical Youth Services

November 25, 2021

ELIZABETH, NJ — November is Runaway Prevention Month, a campaign designed to shine a light on the experiences of runaway and homeless youth and the resources that are available. 

Elizabeth-based Community Access Unlimited (CAU) and other youth providers help these young people from missing opportunities to build a secure adulthood. 

“I benefited so ...

The Best U.S. Trips to Take During the Holiday Season

While some may agree that there’s “no place like home for the holidays,” for others, Christmastime means vacation time. If you’re thinking about heading out of town for the holidays, here are seven destinations to put on your list. 

Best Places to Visit in November

Montpellier, Vermont. From the changing colors of the leaves to the mouth-watering smell of ...

A View With a Room

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International Space Station

Nestled 254 miles from earth just outside the Kármán line, this newly renovated, solar-powered space module is the perfect adventure getaway. Updates include state-of-the-art porta potty suction units, refurbished airlock chambers, exercise gym, computers, blinking lights, and plenty of hallway storage. A cozy 360 degree cupola for ...

Success of TAPinto’s DIY Content Submission Process Highlighted at 2021 NJ Local News Summit

MONTCLAIR, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was featured as a virtual speaker at the 2021 NJ Local News Summit, presented by The Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University, on Thursday.  Shapiro talked about TAPinto’s Do-It-Yourself (DIY) content submission process and the impact on revenue.

The process, which was developed a few ...

When Every Vote Counts, Market Your Candidacy Locally on TAPinto

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The recent election in New Jersey told us one clear thing:  except perhaps in the bluest of blue and the reddest of red areas, elections in New Jersey are now competitive at every level of government.  In many districts fewer than 1,000 votes decided the winner and in some, just a handful of votes one way or the other would have changed who won.  When every ...

Challenges and Opportunities of the Family Caregiving Trend

Over 60 million adults in the U.S. and many millions more around the world are dealing with the challenges of caring for an older adult. Are you? Some of these people are seniors themselves, who also must care for their grandchildren! The number of caregivers is GROWING rapidly and includes both men and women and even members of the Millennial generation. Sadly, most governments and businesses, ...

36 Million Remote Workers by 2025: How Will That Affect YOU??

And that's just in the United States!

Let's hear what our guest expert, Zeke Minaya, has to say about that. Zeke should know. He's the editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer's "Future of Work" project. What impact is the dramatic shift to remote work having on workers, our cities and their business districts, and employers? How are or will some of the biggest companies ...