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May 14, 2022

PISCATAWAY, NJ – A team of Piscataway teachers and administrators beat alumni softball and baseball players, 11-5 in a ball game played as part of Piscataway’s tribute to Jackie Robinson, who 75 years ago, made his debut as the first Black player in Major League Baseball, breaking the color ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway Township will commemorate the 75th anniversary of when Jackie Robinson played in his first major league baseball game, the first player to break the color barrier that prevented blacks from professional play. This Saturday, township residents are invited to stop by ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A single-owner collection of action figures and Super Heroes accumulated over a 20-year period will be sold online Thursday, May 12 by Bodnar's Auction. Bidding opens at 11 a.m. at  www.bodnarsauction.com Joe Bodnar, owner of central New Jersey's largest auction house ...

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NEW JERSEY: HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY FROM TAPinto! Commemorations to honor mothers and motherhood have been happening for centuries and can be traced back to the Ancient Greeks and Romans who paid homage to their mother goddesses. Today, tributes to mothers occur all around the world at different ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Piscataway High School's annual PWay 5K Race/Walk makes a return after the COVID-19 hiatus today. It's not too late to join the action. On-site registration is now through race time, 9:00 a.m. Stop by the PHS Bus Loop by the Patton Building for fitness demonstrations, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Third Floor - a band so named because the four members assembled their guitars and drums on the third floor of the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center to rehearse - were rocking the crowd on the College Avenue lawn. Students swayed, a woman waved and two kids who taken a ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Rutgers Day is back as an in-person event April 30 after a two-year hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the largest events in the state, this celebration of everything Rutgers is set for Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Busch Campus in Piscataway and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Arts Institute of Middlesex County has been approved for a $25,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support the Share Your Foodways project. Middlesex County Arts Institute’s project is among 1,248 projects across America totaling $28,840,000 to receive this first round of ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mark Conover had an obsession with New Jersey milk bottles, cataloging and researching the history of each bottle and the dairy farms that were once prevalent in the Garden State, He passed away in February, 2021, leaving behind a collection of 4,500 milk bottles and ...

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NEW JERSEY - With chocolate bunnies being the start of many baskets today, other than knowing that everyone bites the ears first because they taste best, what do we really know about rabbits, bunnies, and hares. Regarding the chocolate variety, more than 90 million are produced annually. We're ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Cheer on mother-daughter duo, Team Emelyn and Nicole as they showcase their dance routines on the new CBS family dance competition series, Come Dance With Me. From creators and executive producers Chris O’Donnell, LL COOL J (stars of CBS’ NCIS: LOS ANGELES) and 3 Ball ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The 10th Annual Coffee House hosted by the Piscataway High School Choir took place in the Anthony Commons March 25th. The setup was completely unlike the usual cafeteria PHS students are accustomed to eating in. The tables were decorated with white table cloths, gold confetti and a ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Kidpreneurs will be the featured vendors at this year’s township street fair, a community-wide event that makes a return to Piscataway after COVID-19 restrictions put an end to large-crowd gatherings for the past few years. Piscataway’s 29th Annual Street Fair will be held ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Piscataway P.B.A. Local 93 held their traditional Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, the first since before COVID-19 shutdowns went into place. Hundreds of excited young children lined up along the Piscataway Little League complex’s four ball fields which were set up by age range: ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- The Conackamack Drama Club took to the stage for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic with its two-day production of Musical Mania. Held in Conackamack’s newly renovated auditorium on Thursday and Friday, the almost 90-minute show featured 6th, 7th, and 8th ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Middlesex County is excited to kick off the 2022 season at the East Jersey Old Town Village on Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3 from 10 am to 4 pm with a variety of activities and programing including award-winning exhibits, food trucks, and historical interpreters that bring ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ -- SpongeBob: The Musical was a wondrous and visually-pleasing portrayal of the Broadway show. It has been two years since the Piscataway High School Drama club was able to put on a live musical, and this performance did not disappoint. The story of the musical follows SpongeBob, ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Get ready to celebrate a day of tinkering, crafting and discovery. The Piscataway Public Library will hold in-person Makers Day events for all-ages at both Kennedy and Westergard on Saturday, March 26 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. According to the library, activities ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – With heightened interest in Ukraine since Russia’s invasion started on Feb. 25, the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers-New Brunswick has extended an exhibition that focuses on Ukraine’s history of self-determination and resilience. “Painting in Excess: Kyiv’s Art Revival, ...

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During a typical year (meaning pre-pandemic), more than 52% of Americans plan some type of celebration of St. Patrick's Day, and more than 82% of celebrants will wear green, according to WalletHub. Overall, billions of dollars typically are spent on clothing, flags, green carnations, dining, and, ...

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Photo contest runs from now through May 17, 2022  MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Middlesex County’s photography contest, Picture Middlesex County, is back by popular demand this Spring. The contest runs from March 8 – May 17, 2022, and is open to all New Jersey residents. “Once again the Picture ...

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(Editor's Note: This article is the first in a series being published by TAPinto to provide Middlesex County residents with information on and about the services provided by the Arts Institute of Middlesex County.) MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – The Arts Institute of Middlesex County, formed in early ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -- The digital film program of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools will be center stage at the 20th annual Garden State Film Festival later this month. MCVTS film instructor Louis Libitz has been named Educator of the Year by the festival, which will be ...

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Why would anyone ever want to live in Gotham City? The sun never shines, the whole place is laden with crime, and the citizens are under constant threat of attack from costumed super villains. Maybe the housing market is good, and there’s certainly the selling point of a billionaire in a bat suit ...

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The Arts Institute of Middlesex County is presenting, promoting, and supporting a multitude of arts and culture events, exhibitions, and shows throughout the month of March. The month is packed with exciting programming primarily centered around celebrating Women’s History Month. While some ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – With the ongoing investigation of police treatment of a young black teen who had gotten into a fight with another, older teen who appeared to be white at the Bridgewater Mall, one Piscataway resident stopped to express her frustration with their response. In her poem, The ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Middlesex County’s Plays-in-the-Park is returning to the stage this summer, with performances of SOMETHING ROTTEN!, The SpongeBob Musical, and A Chorus Line at the Stephen J. Capestro Theatre in Edison, part of Plays-in-the-Park’s 60th season. “Plays in the Park is one of ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Family and friends joined Mayor Brian Wahler and Councilwoman Michele Lombardi to wish Franklyn LeRoy Gibson a 'Happy 100th Birthday' this week. Gibson, an Army veteran and former respiratory therapist has been married to his wife, Lillian for over 70 years and has been a ...

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BOUND BROOK, NJ - After putting on the School’s first musical in more than 50 years with a production of “Seussical: The Musical” in early 2020, Rutgers Preparatory School is proud to announce that its talented students will be returning to the stage, performing three nights of Disney’s “The ...

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As we approach the biggest game of the year, let’s take a moment to consider the sheer volume of Super Bowl programming. In addition to the two weeks of hype surrounding the contest, the pre-game coverage often lasts longer than the matchup itself. For even devoted football fans, this is likely ...

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