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Piscataway: Spring into The Jewelry Design Lab where Everyone is a Winner

April 21, 2022

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Jewelry Design Lab continues its inaugural Easter Event now through April 30. Stop in to shop their collections of engagement rings, diamonds, necklaces, pendant and fashion jewelry and pick out a colorful Easter Egg with a prize inside.

One hundred new eggs are available; there are still prizes to win!

So far, one lucky shopper has drawn the decorative blue egg ...

Probating a Will With the Middlesex County Office of the Surrogate

(Editor's Note: This article is part of a series being published by TAPinto to provide Middlesex County residents with information on and about the services provided by the Office of the Surrogate. The next article will focus on 'Guardianship of an Adult Incapacitated Person.')

MIDDLESEX, NJ – In New Jersey, probate is the legal process that happens after a person ...

Piscataway: Hop into Jewelry Design Lab for Easter Prizes and Anniversary Savings

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway’s Jewelry Design Lab is celebrating their first anniversary this month!

Now through April 30 hop in to their Stelton Road showroom and choose that special engagement ring, necklace, fashion jewelry, or custom design, and pick out a colorful Easter Egg with a prize inside.

You could win:

A necklace valued at $1,000
A ring valued at $500
A ...

Need Help Rebuilding from The Pandemic? NJ Launches NJ FinLit- a Free Financial Wellness Platform for Residents

TRENTON— The New Jersey Department of the Treasury has launched NJ FinLit, a free financial wellness platform for all adult state residents, announced Governor Murphy.

The NJ FinLit financial wellness platform features  tools and courses, as well as a personalized and interactive learning experience, including the Your Money PersonalityTM financial behavior assessment, which ...

New Jersey Average Gas Price Down Five Cents: AAA

NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey’s average gas price dropped five cents this week to $4.16 from $4.21. Today’s average price is down 21 cents from the high of $4.37 we saw on March 10, but it’s still 27 cents higher than a month ago ($3.89) and $1.25 higher than April 4, 2021 ($2.91). New Jersey’s average price is two cents less than the national ...

NJ Sponsored Retirement Plan Moves Closer to Start

NEW JERSEY - Governor Phil Murphy signed the New Jersey Secure Choice Act in the pre-pandemic world of March 2019, authorizing the creation of the Secure Choice Savings Program. This is set to be a state-sponsored retirement plan designed to help more private sector employees save for the future. The program is independently administered by the Secure Choice Savings Board, which held its ...

Cash for Gold: Piscataway’s Jewelry Design Lab Offers Top Prices for Broken and Old Jewelry

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Need extra cash? With gold and silver markets hitting all-time highs, now is the time to sell that old gold, silver, and platinum jewelry that you’ve been holding on to.

The Jewelry Design Lab, located at 1630 Stelton Road, Suite 206 in Piscataway pays the highest prices for gold and diamonds, and can turn old jewelry into new jewelry.

“We buy gold and ...

$4 Gas is the Tipping Point for Most Americans: AAA

New survey finds 59% of Americans will make lifestyle changes as gas reaches record highs

NEW JERSEY — New survey data from AAA finds that two-thirds of Americans felt gas prices were too expensive just a few weeks ago at $3.53 per gallon. Now with the national average at an all-time high of $4.31, Americans may have reached a tipping point.

A look at some gas stations in ...

T-Mobile Data Breach; Consumers Urged to Protect Their Information

TRENTON, NJ -  Are you or were you a T-Mobile customer? Acting Attorney General Matthew J Platkin is urging all current, former and prospective T-Mobile customers in New Jersey to take steps to protect their personal information from identity theft in light of a significant data breach reported by T-Mobile in 2021.

Platfin recently made the announcement, urging consumers to protect ...

Ouch, Gas Prices Break $4.00 Per Gallon in Piscataway

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Soaring gas prices have pushed the cost of regular unleaded gasoline to over $4.00 per gallon. Gasbuddy lists posted gasoline prices in the area and the cost of gas is rising faster than the speed of the internet.

For cash paying customers, Gasbuddy listed Citgo at 1614 Stelton Road with the lowest price for regular gas in Piscataway at $3.95 per gallon Monday night. The ...


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Kenneth Welch of Piscataway Graduates from University of the Cumberlands

May 19, 2022

WILLIAMSBURG, KY -- University of the Cumberlands would like to congratulate Kenneth Welch of Piscataway, NJ, on their graduation from Cumberlands! Kenneth completed their Master of Arts in Christian Studies.

University of the Cumberlands held commencement ceremonies recently to celebrate its newest graduates. Participants in this year's commencement ceremonies included graduates from 49 ...

Find Fund Flip, Real Estate Investing Seminar comes to Carteret, New Jersey on May 21!

May 16, 2022

Benz and JT Morel of Epic Level-Up Group present Find Fund Flip, a real estate seminar designed to GROW your business and your team in today's intense real estate market!

When: Saturday, May 21st, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: The Saint Demetrius Community Center, 691 Roosevelt Avenue, Carteret, New Jersey.

This great networking and educational opportunity are back by popular ...

Column A Democrats, Community Leaders Ask NJ Atty General to Investigate Piscataway's Closed Municipal Building

Piscataway, NJ -- On Tuesday, May 10, Democrats for Transparency and Fairness and progressive Piscataway Democratic Committee members asked the New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Director of the Division of Civil Rights to investigate the ongoing closure of the Piscataway Municipal Building. The letter seeks clarification of the underlying legal authority that the Mayor, ...

Cedar Hill Prep School OPEN HOUSE

SOMERSET, NJ - The Office of Admission cordially invites you to attend an Open House for prospective students and their families. The Open House will provide an opportunity to meet and interact with teachers, administrators, and students as well as tour our beautiful campus.

This is a unique opportunity to hear more about our philosophy and approach to whole child development, our ...

EBPD: Two Township Girls Missing

May 20, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department is seeking the public's assistance with locating Jessica Wright-Schober, 15,of East Brunswick, N.J and Allia Blackstone, 15, of East Brunswick, NJ

Jessica Wright-Schober is described as a black female, 15 years old, 5'5", 115lbs, long black braided hair, unknown clothing description.

Allia ...

Gunfire Kills Carteret Man, Injures Another

CARTERET, NJ — A gunman killed a 27year-old man and wounded another on Wednesday as the pair sat inside a parked car on Lincoln Avenue, according to authorities.

The deadly afternoon shooting prompted a temporary lockdown at Nathan Hale Elementary School, a block away on Roosevelt Avenue, as police searched the area for the shooter. The gunman remains at large.

Killed in the 1 pm ...

East Brunswick, Milltown, Spotswood: Infant Baby Formula Update

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - National-wide problems have hit home as local stores in Spotswood, Milltown, and East Brunswick have each fallen into the infant baby formula shortage.  TAPinto East Brunswick went on the road today to visit eight local stores that carry infant formula - or wish they could - to see what is available in our towns.  The answer?  Not much.

A list/description of ...

Guess What's Coming Up at the Library!


Fulfilling Our Nation's Promise
Thursday, May 26 at ...

Celebrate your graduate with a Milestone on TAPinto for FREE! Simply Login, click on Submit Content, and choose Milestone.

Celebrate your graduate with a Milestone on TAPinto for FREE!  Simply Login, click on Submit Content, and choose Milestone. 

LeGrand Coffee House Opens Today

WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Former Rutgers defensive tackle Eric LeGrand is tackling his newest challenge with today’s grand opening of LeGrand Coffee House on Green Street, near the town’s commuter train station.

Expected to attend the 11 am ribbon cutting are Gov Phil Murphy and his wife Tammy, Mayor John McCormac and a host of other state and local officials.

The menu at LeGrand ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, May 21, 10:00 AM

North Stelton Fire Company, Piscataway

National EMS Week Open House

Police & Fire


Sat, May 21, 8:00 PM

Brook Arts Center , Bound Brook


Arts & Entertainment


Sun, May 22, 2:00 PM

Brook Arts Center , Bound Brook


Arts & Entertainment


Thu, May 26, 6:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, Piscataway

Fulfilling Our Nation's Promise

Giving Back Government


Thu, May 26, 7:00 PM

G-Wing Courtyard - Piscataway High School, Piscataway

Piscataway Jazz Under the Stars

Arts & Entertainment Education


South Plainfield – Kathleen “Kathy” Lamastro, 62, died, Sunday May 15, ...
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New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

Franklin Township: Sexual Assault Reported Along Canal Police Searching for Suspect

SOMERSET, NJ – Franklin Police were called in to assist in a search for a suspect involved in a sexual assault that occurred on the canal trail near Blackwells Mills Road and Canal Road May 16, according to Somerset County Acting Prosecutor Annmarie Taggart.

Taggart provided the following account:

Franklin Police received a call at 6:03 p.m. from a woman who said she was ...

Governor Murphy Visits Hackensack, Announces American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program at HFD

HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, according to a news release from the Governor's office. 

“Confronted by new ...

Just a Second

May 20th is World Metrology Day.

I am counting down the hours on an atomic clock which is accurate to 1 second in 10 million years.

Metrology is the scientific development of systems of measure. Unlike Meteorology, the study of weather, you don’t have to be chipper and TV good looking to study Metrology. You do have to have geekish tendencies and more degrees than a thermometer, ...

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...

Making The World Better Place for Nearly a BILLION People

Hi everyone. Today we’ll again discuss something that directly affects a significant percentage of the estimated 1.2 BILLION people around the world who have disabilities. If you are not one of these individuals, odds are they are one of your family members or friends.

I’m speaking about those who have “invisible” disabilities. In other words, they don’t use an ...

If This Isn't You....

Hi everyone. Today we’ll be discussing something that directly affects a significant percentage of the estimated 1.2 BILLION people around the world who have disabilities. ff you are not one of these individuals, odds are they are one of your family members or friends.

I’m speaking about those who have “invisible” disabilities. In other words, they don’t use an ...