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Somerset Patriots to Celebrate Armed Forces Weekend May 21 and 22

May 11, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, will host Armed Forces Weekend in conjunction with Minor League Baseball on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22. The Patriots take on the Reading Fightin Phils (Philadelphia Phillies) in each game.

For Saturday’s 6:35 p.m. game, active military members and veterans will receive a ...

Piscataway HS Spring Sports Roundup: Homers Galore, GMC Relays Standouts, and more

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Piscataway baseball played a pair of teams with winning records in the rain-shortened week. It battled in a 10-6 loss to Spotswood. The Chiefs also fell to Metuchen twice, 12-2, and 8-2.

Against Spotswood, despite being down 4-0 in the first inning, Piscataway (3-14) never went away, scoring a run in the second and sixth innings and two in each the third and fourth frames. It ...

Piscataway HS spring sports roundup: Dwyer notes new PR at Penn Relays and more

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Check out the week that was for Piscataway High School spring sports.


On the baseball diamond, Piscataway defeated Colonia on the road, 4-3, among its four games this week. The Chiefs also fell in the first game to the Patriots, 5-1, as well as to North Brunswick on the road, 10-0, and to Perth Amboy on Friday, 11-1.

The Chiefs are 3-11 on the season ...

Piscataway to Commemorate Jackie Robinson Breaking the Color Barrier in Baseball

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Join the Piscataway Civil Right Advisory Commission May 14th at Green Acres Park when they commemorate the 75th anniversary of when Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball.

A day of activities is planned for Piscataway including a softball game at the Green Acres Athletic Fields featuring PHS baseball and softball ...

Piscataway High School Spring Sports Roundup: April Rolls On

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Spring break didn't affect Piscataway High School spring sports as the teams still competed all week long.

Check out the week that was for the Chiefs and what lies ahead.


PHS baseball had a pair of tough games this week against Edison and North Brunswick. Piscataway fell to Edison on the road on Thursday, 7-3, and then fell to North Brunswick at home on ...

From Wheelchair to End Zone, 11-year-old Caps Emotional Rutgers Spring Game

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Friday night’s annual Scarlet-White Spring Game at Rutgers’ SHI Stadium concluded on a heartfelt moment.

Gavin Kane, 11, who suffered a traumatic injury from a car accident when he was just a baby, and is a patient at Children’s Specialized Hospital in New Brunswick, scored the game-winning touchdown on the final play of the game to push the Scarlet ...

Rutgers Gives Athletic Director Hobbs Extension Through 2028

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University has reached a contract extension with Athletic Director Pat Hobbs, keeping him at the helm of the Scarlet Knights through 2028. 

Hobbs, who is in his seventh season On the Banks, has helped usher in one of the greatest eras in Rutgers athletics history, marked by success in the classroom and in competition.  

“I want to thank ...

Piscataway HS spring sports roundup: Several teams earned wins this past week

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Piscataway High School spring sports are getting more and more into the win column as the season rolls on. See how all the athletics programs did in the last week below.


PHS baseball earned its second win of the season this week as the Chiefs shut out St. Thomas Aquinas, 6-0. They also fell in a close game to South Brunswick, 5-3, and also to Middlesex, 13-3, on ...

Piscataway Softball Falls to Spotswood in Regular Season Matchup

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Spotswood Chargers defeated Piscataway High School 14-3 on Thursday. Ava Mormile went the distance in her second start, giving up three runs on seven hits and striking out nine Chiefs. The freshman also delivered at the plate with a single and a triple, earning three RBIs.

Spotswood picked up its first run of the game in the top of the first inning. Piscataway tied the ...

Piscataway HS Golf Takes the Win against Spotswood

MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ - After a tough loss to Colonia High School on Friday, the Spotswood High School golf team lost its second in a row to Piscataway High School 117-214 on Monday at the Rossmoor Golf Course.

Four Piscataway golfers finished in the top four to secure the victory.

Spotswood's Andrew Pearce was again the top finisher for the Chargers. Pearce has been Spotswood ...


STA Hires Former Pro Football Player to Lead Team

May 4, 2022

The St. Thomas Aquinas High School (Edison) Athletics Department is proud to announce that Tarig Holman has accepted the position of head football coach. This hire comes during a difficult time for the STA community after the sudden passing of Coach Brian Meeney in March.

Holman has 23 years of coaching experience, including 10 as head football at JFK Memorial High School. He has coached ...


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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


Tue, May 17, 7:00 PM

Piscataway Public Library, PISCATAWAY

Healthcare Special Enrollment Webinar

Business & Finance Health & Wellness


Sat, May 21, 8:00 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


Sat, May 28, 12:00 PM

Piscataway Community Center, Piscataway

Raritan Rapids Opening Weekend

Arts & Entertainment


Elizabeth “Donna” Annunziata, 59, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at the ...
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Piscataway – Dalia Josefina James, 70, died Saturday, May 7, 2022 at JFK Medical Center in ...
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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.

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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 ...