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Organization Representing Mechanical Contractors Donates $150,000 Since Pandemic 

September 28, 2022

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — During the summer of 2020, the Mechanical Contractors Association of New Jersey decided to donate the proceeds from a golf fundraiser to two non-profit organizations, rather than shore up its political action committee.

Three years later, the MCANJ is continuing a tradition that was born in the COVID-19 pandemic, but has now become a celebrated act of goodwill among its ...

Former Rutgers and NFL Quarterback Ray Lucas Warns Athletes About Drug Addiction

NEW JERSEY -- Former Rutgers and NFL Quarterback Ray Lucas is touring local high schools across New Jersey to spread awareness on drug addiction in the sports world. Lucas is working with the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and the Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey (PDFNJ) on a program called "Knock Out Opioid Abuse."

"Anyone can do it. The opioid pandemic ...

Help the Red Cross Help the People of Puerto Rico

PERTH AMBOY - In response to the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona, which made landfall in Puerto Rico on Sunday and caused an island-wide power outage and severe flooding, Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez (D-19th Dist.) is asking residents to help.

"Puerto Rico has suffered yet another tragic natural disaster with Hurricane Fiona. In a matter of hours, Hurricane Fiona wiped out much of ...

Hunger Heroes Awards Fundraiser Benefits Food-insecure Middlesex County Residents

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Senator Patrick Diegnan will have the privilege of serving as honorary chairperson for Feeding Middlesex County’s Hunger Heroes Awards.

The fundraising event, which will be held Sept. 22 at The Pines Manor in Edison, honors some of the volunteers and businesses that have gone above and beyond in support of Feeding Middlesex County and partner REPLENISH to alleviate ...

South Amboy Boy Scout Cleaning Veteran Gravestones for Eagle Project This Weekend Needs Volunteers

SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- Mark Lesniak, from South Amboy, will be working on his Eagle Project this weekend (Saturday, Sept.17 and Sunday, Sept.18) and needs volunteers. Mark plans to clean the gravestones of veterans buried at Sacred Heart Cemetery, located on Johnson Lane in Sayreville.

TAPinto spoke with Mark about his project, his inspiration behind it, what has already been completed and ...

Governor Signs Bill Designating “Borinqueneers Day” in New Jersey

PERTH AMBOY – The non-profit Borinqueneers Park Education Alliance is lauding the Sept. 15 signing of a joint resolution that designates “Borinqueneers Day” on April 13 in New Jersey.

According to the joint resolution in the state Legislature, “Borinqueneer” refers to members of the 65th Infantry Regiment, a unit comprised largely of Puerto Rican ...

American Legion in Sayreville to Host Fundraiser on Sunday, Sept. 18

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- American Legion Lenape Post 211 (240 MacArthur Ave., Sayreville) will host its annual Tailgate and Tricky Tray fundraiser on Sunday, Sept. 18, from 11:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

The event will have plenty of food: ribs, chicken, kielbasa, sausage, and clams, along with beer, wine and soda for one $40.00 donation. There will be TV’s in the parking ...

Sayreville Police Department Volunteer at Jon Bon Jovi Soul Kitchen

SAYREVILLE, NJ - The Sayreville Police Department recently volunteered to help work at the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Kitchen in Red Bank, NJ. This was their second time volunteering, leaving an incredible impact on the department as a whole.

"Mrs. Denice Hogan, who is the widow of a former Sayreville Police Officer Joe Hogan, was donating some food," said Lt. James Novak of the Sayreville ...

NFL Defensive Back and Sayreville Native Myles Hartsfield Hosts Backpack Giveaway

SAYREVILLE, NJ - Defensive back for the Carolina Panther Myles Hartsfield held his second back-to-school backpack giveaway on Sunday, August 28.

The Hartz Foundation Back to School Drive was able to give out over 50 backpacks for the new school year.

Sayreville Bids Farewell to "Mayor of Parlin"

SAYREVILLE - It seemed like any ordinary day at the U.S. Post Office in Parlin on Wednesday, with a steady flow of customers carrying in their packages.

But in the back room, it was a very different story.

There was a large, white sheet cake, with the words, "Happy Retirement Brian....Mayor of Parlin."

That's because Parlin's most beloved postal clerk, a lifelong ...

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Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is from September 15 through October 15 and celebrates the history, culture, and contributions of Americans of Hispanic ancestry.

          National Hispanic Heritage Month started out as just one week when it was signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson in 1968. It was changed to one month in 1988 by President Ronald ...

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East Course at Tamarack Golf Course Reopens After Extensive Renovations

September 28, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Middlesex County officials joined Indigo Sports, a Troon Company, at Tamarack Golf Course today, September 28, to view the extensive renovations to the East Course, which reopened to the public on Monday, September 26 after undergoing aesthetic and structural upgrades that began in November 2020. The upgrades, which include improved drainage, a new irrigation system, ...