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Sat, October 2, 9:00 AM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Outdoor Vendor and Craft Fair

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Add to My Calendar 10/02/2021 9:00am 10/02/2021 3:00pm America/New_York Outdoor Vendor and Craft Fair

Enjoy a day of shopping at the Friends of the Clark Library’s Outdoor Vendor and Craft Fair on October 2, from 9:00 - 3:00 at the Clark Library. Fall and Holiday décor, jewelry, make-up and hair products, candles, accessories, jewelry, books, home deor, crafts of all kinds, signs, family tree research, and much more. Over 30 vendors and crafters.Enjoy food by Dinny’s Dinners ...

303 Westfield Ave Clark, NJ 07066
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Tue, October 5, 7:00 PM

Union Public Library Virtual, Union (Virtual)

Black Women's Activism, A Historical Perspective

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Add to My Calendar 10/05/2021 7:00pm 10/05/2021 8:00pm America/New_York Black Women's Activism, A Historical Perspective

Dr. Betty Livingston Adams explores African-American women’s agency in the political arena and invites us to reflect on the expansion of American democracy and voting rights and grassroots resistance to white supremacy. She is the author of Black Women’s Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb. To get the link and register go to: ...

Virtual Union (Virtual), NJ 07083
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Wed, October 13, 7:00 PM

Union

Memoir Writing

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Add to My Calendar 10/13/2021 7:00pm 10/13/2021 8:00pm America/New_York Memoir Writing

Ever want to write stories from your life for yourself or others to read? Lisa Sisler from Kean University leads this directed workshop to get you started. Register and get the link at: https://uplnj.org/event/memoir-writing/

Virtual Union, NJ 07083
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Fri, October 15, 4:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, Piscataway

RVCC Planetarium Presents Patterns in the Sky: ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/15/2021 4:00pm 10/15/2021 5:00pm America/New_York RVCC Planetarium Presents Patterns in the Sky: The Moon

Get ready for this year's International Observe the Moon Night (Saturday, October 16) by learning why and how the Moon's shape changes with the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium.

You will be emailed the program's Zoom link the day prior to the program.
Register here for full details.

Virtual Piscataway, NJ
Scotch Plains and Fanwood Town Wide Garage Sale

Sat, October 16, 9:00 AM

Scotch Plains and Fanwood

Scotch Plains and Fanwood Town Wide Garage Sale

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Add to My Calendar 10/16/2021 9:00am 10/16/2021 3:00pm America/New_York Scotch Plains and Fanwood Town Wide Garage Sale

Scotch Plains and Fanwood NJ Town Wide Garage Sale

Saturday October 16th from 9am-3pm

Over 70 houses to shop at!

Scotch Plains and Fanwood Scotch Plains and Fanwood, NJ 07076
Community Craft Project

Wed, October 20, 10:00 AM

South Plainfield Free Public Library, South Plainfield

Community Craft Project

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Add to My Calendar 10/20/2021 10:00am 11/19/2021 6:00pm America/New_York Community Craft Project

South Plainfield Library is holding a Community Craft Project in October and November. Participants will decorate paper feathers that will later be used to put together a wing-shaped wall collage. Once the project is complete, patrons will be able to take photos in front of the wings. Feathers may be picked up at the desk in the Library's Children's Room, then taken home to be ...

2484 Plainfield Ave. South Plainfield, NJ 07080
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Wed, October 27, 6:30 PM

Virtual @ Union Public Library, Union

Declutter and Destress This Holiday Season with ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/27/2021 6:30pm 10/27/2021 7:30pm America/New_York Declutter and Destress This Holiday Season with Jamie Novak

Get ready for an enjoyable (and clutter-free) holiday season Don't miss this holiday countdown with organizer and author Jamie Novak. Register and get the link at:

https://uplnj.org/event/12-day-holiday-countdown-challenge/

Virtual Union, NJ 07083

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NJ TRANSIT’s Mobile App Upgrades: Keeping Riders in the Know

NEW JERSEY – With more and more riders returning to public transportation, NJ TRANSIT’s recent changes to mobile apps literally represent well-timed upgrades.

Smartphone users can readily appreciate the ease of information available at their fingertips. A few swipes on the mobile app replace the need for paper schedules and more.  The mobile app is available on both Google ...

Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest

Viking's 3rd Annual Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest Starts Friday, October 1, 2021!  Submit a photo of you, your pet, or a loved one dressed as a creepy-crawly bug, insect, or another pest for your chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card and other awesome prizes! Click here to learn more and enter the contest!

NJ State Senator Bob Smith, Assemblyman Joe Egan & Assemblyman Joe Danielsen representing the 17th Legislative District 

October 21, 2021

Senator Bob Smith, Assemblyman Joe Egan and Assemblyman Joe Danielsen know that our State’s priorities should start with opportunity.  They understand and respect our individual and collective needs.  Together they work every day to deliver results to improve the quality of life for us all by:

Keeping New Jersey Residents Safe and Heathy by quickly working to ...

Dr. Roxie James, Piscataway Board of Education, COLUMN 1, Putting STUDENTS First

Hello, I am Dr. Roxie James seeking your vote for the Piscataway School Board on Column with my running mates Nancy Corradino and Yash Patel. I am currently a Biology Professor at Kean University where I have taught for the last 30 years. I believe I can make major contribution to our school system. Please vote for COLUMN 1 – Corradino, Patel and James for Piscataway School Board on ...

Yash PATEL, Piscataway Board of Education, COLUMN 1, Putting STUDENTS First

Hello, my fellow Piscataway residents, 

As a life-long Piscataway native, and former attendee of the Piscataway School system, I know what it means to be a student in this town. Understanding the needs of students is one of the principal duties of any Board of Education member, and I find myself to be uniquely suited for the role. I have experienced Piscataway’s education first ...

Nancy CORRADINO, Piscataway Board of Education, COLUMN 1, Putting STUDENTS first

Being both a parent and an educator for over 20 years has motivated me to run for the Piscataway Board of Education.  Parenting and teaching during this pandemic have been extremely challenging.  That challenge has inspired me to run and advocate for what is best for our students of Piscataway.  “Putting Students First” includes putting staff first as well.

Sarah RASHID for Piscataway School Board, Putting KIDS First, Column 2

Candidate Statement: Vote Sarah RASHID for Piscataway School Board, COLUMN 2, Putting KIDS First!

"The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others” -- Gandhi

These are the words that began my deep-rooted passion for community service. My husband and I have been homeowners in our Township for more than 12 years. I am the mother of four children, who have ...

Dr. Tom CONNORS for Piscataway School Board, Putting KIDS First, Column 2

Candidate Statement: Vote Dr. Tom CONNORS for Piscataway School Board, COLUMN 2, Putting KIDS First!

1. Why are you running for election to the Piscataway Township Board of Education?

I believe in public education. I’m dedicated to serving Piscataway School kids and their families.  Growing up, my family had a lot of financial hardships. I worked hard in high school, was a 5 ...

BOE Candidates’ Statement from Sarah Rashid, Dr. Tom Connors and Nancy Salgado-Cowan

Dear Neighbors,

I’m Nancy SALGADO-COWAN, and I am proud to be running in the non-partisan Piscataway School Board election with Sarah RASHID and Dr. Tom CONNORS.  We are the team that has a proven track record of "Putting Kids First."  We are in Column 2 (on the back of your mail ballot and at the bottom of the voting machine). Regardless of who you vote for ...

Milestones

Kayla Breaux of Piscataway is a Bristol Myers Squibb ELC Scholar

October 17, 2021

Kayla Breaux, a Piscataway, New Jersey native, is a senior studying bioengineering at the illustrious North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Kayla is deeply interested in research & development and is currently working as a bioengineering intern for Medtronic within the Material, Biocompatibility & AC function of the Neuromodulation Business Unit.

Kayla holds a ...

A Public Statement on PCTV's "EMS Services in Piscataway" Video

October 15, 2021

A Public Statement on PCTV's "EMS Services in Piscataway" Video

The River Road Rescue Squad is appalled and ashamed by the video released by PCTV that featured Piscataway Police and JFK EMS leadership (www.tinyurl.com/pwayEMS).  The amount of effort that the Township has invested to discredit the volunteer EMS services that have served our community for over 60 years ...

Multi-Generational Team Offers a Fresh Perspective for Piscataway

October 25, 2021

PISCATAWAY, NJ — Nancy Corradino, Yash Patel and Dr. Roxie James are running for the Piscataway Board of Education.  These three highly qualified candidates have been knocking on doors visiting thousands of voters to seek their support in the November 3rd General Election to fill three seats on the Piscataway Board of Education. Located on COLUMN 1 of the ballot their slogan is ...

Salgado-Cowan, Rashid & Connors for School Board Meet Piscataway Voters; Column 2 Candidates Knock 10,000 Doors Before Nov. 2 Election

The Putting KIDS First team of Nancy SALGADO-COWAN, Sarah RASHID and Dr. Tom Connors, running together for Piscataway’s Board of Education in Column 2 announced today that they have exceeded their goal of reaching 10,000 households in the Township.  Candidates and supporters visited 10,006 homes in Piscataway, NJ’s seventh most diverse community ahead of the start of NJ’s ...

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Anger Flows as Middlesex Water Tries to Calm Customers

October 26, 2021

COLONIA, NJ - Residents from Woodbridge, Edison, Metuchen, and South Plainfield gathered at Colonia High School Monday evening for a presentation and Q & A session with officials from Middlesex Water Company (MWC). Woodbridge Mayor John McCormac introduced the representatives from each town as well as the panel from Middlesex Water Company.  McCormac announced the 4 towns would be ...

Stray Cat with Rabies Discovered in South Brunswick

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Last week, a stray cat with rabies was discovered in South Brunswick near Oxford Court. This is the second rabid animal to be found this year in the township, according to the South Brunswick Health Department.

            On Thursday, October 21st, a South Brunswick resident took a stray cat to a local ...

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

Looking to get a head start promoting your business during the upcoming holidays? Click here to earn more about TAPinto's Holiday Marketing Specials:

https://marketing.tapinto.net/holidayspecials

RU Women's Soccer Opens Big Ten Tournament on Sunday, Oct. 31

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Rutgers women's soccer will open the 2021 Big Ten Tournament as the No. 1 seed, hosting No. 8 seed Wisconsin for a quarterfinal match on Sunday, Oct. 31 at Yurcak Field. Kickoff is set for 3:30 p.m. ET live on B1G+.

The Scarlet Knights claimed the outright 2021 Big Ten Championship, posting a perfect 10-0 record in league play. Earning the first Big Ten title in ...

Obituaries

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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Tricks to Making the Best Sandwiches for School and Office Lunches

October 23, 2021

Brown bagging it doesn’t have to be boring. Turn homemade lunches into something special with these easy tricks and tips for building the best sandwiches:

Start with good bread. It’s first part of the sandwich you taste! Hearty breads, such as sub sandwich rolls or thick slices of sourdough, will hold ingredients better together than the soft stuff, too.

Love wraps? ...

President Biden Visits North Plainfield’s East End School, Presents Principal Ferguson with Presidential Medallion

October 25, 2021

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ— The President of the United States Joe Biden, NJ Governor Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy, Congressman Tom Malinowski, Congressman Frank Pallone, and Congressman Donald Payne visited East End Elementary School in North Plainfield on Monday.

“Earlier today, we had the honor of President Biden visiting three of our preschool classes at East End ...

President Biden Lands in Plainfield, Visits Students in North Plainfield School

PLAINFIELD/N. PLAINFIELD, NJ - President Joe Biden landed in Plainfield's Cedar Brook Park on Monday, and then headed to the East End Elementary School in North Plainfield to highlight his Build Back Better plan.

In advance of President Biden's visit, members of the Plainfield Police Department were among those who participated Sunday in a helicopter training event at the park, which ...

Haitian Community Demands Protection of Immigrants, End to Deportations at Newark Rally  

NEWARK, NJ — Stricken with anguish at the horrific scenes last month of U.S. Border Patrol Agents in Del Rio, Texas on horseback chasing down Haitian immigrants and allegedly wielding reins like whips, Newark’s Haitian community leaders banded together on Friday to call for an end to injustices against their own people. 

“We are human. We want to be treated as humans, ...

Fire Safety Tips and Tricks

October 14, 2021

PISCATAWAY, NJ — In honor of Fire Safety Month, please read and share these tips from the National Fire Prevention Association. Please also be on the look-out for events in the community hosted by local fire departments to raise awareness. Schools are also being visited by firefighters to teach the children fire safety. 

Did you know:

3 of every 5 home fire deaths ...

Top Halloween Costumes for 2021

Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to start planning costumes for the whole family! Whether you’re trying a DIY look for your crew, hosting a party for friends, or trying to win the office costume contest, knowing this year’s hottest looks will give you the edge. Here are some of the costumes sure to be popular for kids and adults this year.

Space Jam: A New ...

Add These Spooktacular Sides to Elevate Your Halloween Party

Fall brings yearnings for warm and cozy gatherings with friends and family. If hosting a Halloween party is on your agenda this year, you are in luck! From alarming appetizers and devilish dips to spooktacular salads, we have gathered some of the most delicious and fun recipes for creepy fun.

 

Appetizers

Set the mood for your party right from the start with Halloween-themed ...

No Time for Bond

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After gaining access to the secret industrial complex deep under Manhattan by knocking out a sentry guard and slipping into an unmarked service entrance within the Lincoln Tunnel, secret agent James Bond makes his way to the reactor core, skirting hazmat workers pushing nuclear warheads around in towel carts.

Gliding up a set of stairs undetected, his Walther PPK ...

My Truth, Your Truth

Who's to say what the truth is? My perspective is just that - MY perspective. Ten people can be in a room and have 10 versions of what they saw.

 

When you're disagreeing with your teen about how something played out, remember that their version is just as valid as yours.

 

Also remember that you don't have to agree, only accept they have another point of ...

Why TAPinto Wayne Franchisee Jon "Ferris" Meredith Started Focusing on Board of Education Stories

WAYNE, NJ — Jon “Ferris” Meredith says being fair is the name of the game.

“My objectivity is essential, so no matter my opinion on this, it’s here’s what happened and here’s what went down,” the TAPinto Wayne franchisee said.  “And the readers appreciate my objectivity.”

Many of those readers have focused on stories ...

Don't Make These Common Small Business Marketing Mistakes

Hope you're sitting down for this one.  A 2021 report from Top Design Firms says 28% of small businesses don't have a website.

Of the 72% who have a website, maintaining it can be a full-time job all by itself. Customers have elevated expectations and the website has to match that.  Small business owners often don't have that time.  Forbes has some suggestions ...

Great Combination: Get Healthier and Find Healthy Career Opportunities!

Where you can find that combination? How about in functional medicine! Functional medicine, also known as lifestyle medicine, has been steadily gaining momentum over the past few decades. In fact, it's now being practiced in 36 countries around the world! Functional medicine is a different way to provide medical care that focuses on diagnosing and treating patients individually and ...

What You Can Do to Save a Life-- Maybe Even Your Own

Suicide takes a terrible toll on our society, almost no matter where in the world we live. It happens much more often than we realize, and spreads across a wide portion of the age spectrum.

Listen as I speak with Mary Ann Murtha of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). Hear Mary Ann present some of AFSP's proactive initiatives to drastically reduce the number of suicides.

Best Future Job and Career Opportunities: Do You Know What They Are?

If that's of interest to you, your child, a grandchild, a friend, or someone else in your network, then listen to my guest expert, Ryan Farrell. Ryan is an economist with the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Ryan not only speaks about some of the fantastic FREE tools BLS offers to help you find out which jobs are projected to grow the most during this ...