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Gunfire Kills Carteret Man, Injures Another

May 19, 2022

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.

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Two Fires in South Brunswick Township Resulting in One Death

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ- Two separate houses in South Brunswick Township caught fire on Monday afternoon resulting in the death of one person, according to authorities. Local fire departments were able to extinguish both fires which took place only five hours apart.

The first fire was reported at the Bancroft Group Home located at 60 Riva Avenue. Firefighters and police officers arrived to find ...

Raritan Native American Heritage Celebration & Pow Wow June 18-19

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Raritan Native American Heritage Celebration & Pow Wow comes to the Middlesex County Fairgrounds on Cranbury Road in East Brunswick on June 18-19, 2022 from11am - 8pm. The Raritan Pow Wow is a full-contest Pow Wow attracting over 500 Native American artists, educators, singers, dancers and performing groups from across the Americas. There will be over 40 ...

Scenes from the Sayreville Fishing Derby

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Sayreville's popular fishing derby, hosted by the Sayreville Recreation Department, returned on Saturday, May 14, with more than 100 young fishing enthusiasts (and a few parents, too).

Recreation director Brian Van Dongen told TAPintoRaritan Bay that he was pleased that the event had come back strongly following a two-year COVID-inflicted suspension.

"It's a ...

The Lost Souls Memorial Project Invites All to the Fifth Annual Recitation of Names

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In her powerful piece, The Site of Memory, the late Toni Morrison wrote, “You know, they straightened out the Mississippi River in places, to make room for houses and livable acreage. Occasionally the river floods these places. "Floods" is the word they use, but in fact it is not flooding; it is remembering. Remembering where it used to be.” ...

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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 ...

Gunfire Kills Carteret Man, Injures Another

May 19, 2022

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 ...

Two Fires in South Brunswick Township Resulting in One Death

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ- Two separate houses in South Brunswick Township caught fire on Monday afternoon resulting in the death of one person, according to authorities. Local fire departments were able to extinguish both fires which took place only five hours apart.

The first fire was reported at the Bancroft Group Home located at 60 Riva Avenue. Firefighters and police officers arrived to find ...

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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.

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Upcoming Events

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Sat, May 21, 10:00 AM

North Stelton Fire Company, Piscataway

National EMS Week Open House

Police & Fire

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Sat, May 21, 8:00 PM

Brook Arts Center , Bound Brook

STARMAN, A BOWIE TRIBUTE

Arts & Entertainment

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Sun, May 22, 2:00 PM

Brook Arts Center , Bound Brook

LIONEL RICHIE TRIBUTE

Arts & Entertainment

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Thu, May 26, 6:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, Piscataway

Fulfilling Our Nation's Promise

Giving Back Government

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Thu, May 26, 7:00 PM

G-Wing Courtyard - Piscataway High School, Piscataway

Piscataway Jazz Under the Stars

Arts & Entertainment Education

Obituaries

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 ...