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GoFundMe Fundraiser Started to Help Piscataway Family after Mother’s Day Apartment Fire

May 12, 2022

PISCATAWAY, NJ – A GoFundMe online fundraiser has been started to help a Piscataway family who lost everything after a devastating fire tore through their Carlton Club apartment on Mother’s Day.

So far supporters have contributed over $10,000 to help Maria Pawluczek and her family.

"The family is in shock and completely devastated by this sudden loss,” said Jesica ...

Mother’s Day Fire Displaces Residents at Piscataway Apartment Complex

PISCATAWAY, NJ – A mid-afternoon fire broke out in a Piscataway apartment complex on Sunday, displacing residents in at least four units.

Fire crews from multiple agencies responded to fight the Mother’s Day blaze at the Carlton Club Apartment complex off Old New Brunswick Road.

No injuries were reported.

Mayor Brian Wahler and members of the Piscataway Township Council ...

Piscataway, Rutgers, Other Police Departments to Participate in Job Fair

EDISON, NJ – Each municipal police department in Middlesex County, plus several other law enforcement groups and departments on a county and national level, will be represented at a career fair Tuesday, May 24.

Representatives from the FBI, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, the State Police, Rutgers University, Middlesex College and the Middlesex County Department of Corrections ...

Rutgers Police Report Catalytic Converter Thefts on New Brunswick, Piscataway Campuses

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers University Police Department is investigating the theft of catalytic converters cut from vehicles parked at Douglass Campus in New Brunswick and Busch Campus in Piscataway.

Police said catalytic converters were stolen from vehicles parked in the following locations between April 7-19:

Lot 80 on the Douglass Campus near 49 Labor Center Way in New ...

Piscataway Police Investigate Cricket Pitch Vandalism Cases

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Vandals poured tar on one of the cricket pitches at a township park and Piscataway Police would like to know who did it.

The cricket pitch at the Normandy Drive cricket field had puddles of thick, black tar pooled in at least two places making it unusable until it could be cleaned up.

“These acts of vandalism are not the mere destruction of township property but ...

Concrete Truck Overturns on Stelton Road in Piscataway

PISCATAWAY, NJ – A concrete delivery truck overturned on Stelton Road in Piscataway on Tuesday, closing all lanes in both directions at Exit 5 for Route 287 at the start of the afternoon commute.

Piscataway Police issued a traffic alert via the Swiftreach Network at 3:43 p.m. advising motorists that the southbound ramp from Exit 5 was closed as rescuers worked to clear the ...

Rutgers Police Investigating Another Vehicle Theft on Livingston Campus

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers University Police Department is investigating another car theft on campus.

A vehicle was stolen from Lot 103 on Livingston Campus, 61 Road 3 in Piscataway, according to a safety alert from Rutgers police.

The car was stolen between Monday, April 11 at 5 p.m. and April 13 at 6:50 p.m.

Police said the vehicle was parked and unattended ruing the time of the ...

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

May 13, 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 ...

Scenes from the Sayreville Fishing Derby

May 15, 2022

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.” ...

Political Elite, Rutgers Powerhouses Help Launch LeGrand Coffee House in Woodbridge

WOODBRIDGE, NJ – Of all the Saturday ribbon-cuttings in all the towns in all of New Jersey, they walk into mine.

That had to be the thinking of Eric LeGrand, as he watched a steady stream of the state’s political elite and Rutgers powerhouses stop into the LeGrand Coffee House on May 14 to join in the celebration.

LeGrand – a Colonia High grad who first made a ...

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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.

The menu at LeGrand ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, May 17, 7:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, PISCATAWAY

Healthcare Special Enrollment Webinar

Business & Finance Health & Wellness

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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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Thu, May 26, 6:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, Piscataway

Fulfilling Our Nation's Promise

Giving Back Government

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Sat, May 28, 12:00 PM

Piscataway Community Center, Piscataway

Raritan Rapids Opening Weekend

Arts & Entertainment

Obituaries

Elizabeth “Donna” Annunziata, 59, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at the ...
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Camden Cop Dies in Off-Duty Crash

May 15, 2022

CAMDEN, NJ — The off-duty death of a 22-year-old Camden County police officer in a motorcycle accident has stunned and saddened his fellow officers, his police chief and many community leaders.

Officer Daniel B. Adler died after his motorcycle apparently collided with a car at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 12 on Haddonfield-Berlin Road, near McIntosh Road, in Cherry Hill. The accident remains ...

TAPinto Publisher Bobbie Peer Receives Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to Women Award

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Bobbie Peer is a business owner, a networker, a marketer and a survivor.

"I am a single mother and I made it," Peer said. "I work hard, I'm passionate about what I do, and I form relationships. I am a success."

Peer, the publisher of five TAPinto sites, recently received a Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to ...

Legal RunAround Kicks Off Five-Day Memorial Day Weekend in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough has earned a well-deserved reputation for putting on a show as evidenced by the swirl of events taking place over five days during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend.

Register online at www.legalrunaround.org

The COVID-19 pandemic and its aftermath forced cancellation of most of these events the past two years and organizers have worked overtime to regroup and ...

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, ...

Helping Teens Learn Life's Lessons

Do you find it hard to have any credibility with your teen? Join the club. They can't yet see that we know anything worth knowing.

That's because they're on a quest to figure everything out for themselves. You can't possibly understand what they're going through... so they say.

And I say, let them. This is their time for exploration, self-discovery, mistakes and ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Local Marketing in a Digital World

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on Sergeant Marketing's Milestone Mindset Live speaking about Local Marketing in a Digital World. The series helps viewers attract and retain clients and donors.

Shapiro and host Nancy Sergeant talked about a number of topics, including the value of local marketing in the post-pandemic economy, how ...

TAPinto Publisher Bobbie Peer Receives Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to Women Award

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Bobbie Peer is a business owner, a networker, a marketer and a survivor.

"I am a single mother and I made it," Peer said. "I work hard, I'm passionate about what I do and I form relationships. I am a success."

Peer, the publisher of five TAPinto sites, recently received a Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to ...

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 ...

Religious Beliefs Around the World:

Hello, TAPinto readers and listeners! In Part 1 of this two-part series, we spoke about how people’s religious affiliations have evolved over the past few decades, which religions are growing in numbers, and why that may be.

In Part 2 of this two-part series, we’re going to take a look at such things as what impact COVID has had on people’s religious beliefs, what the ...