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Two Cultures, One Message: New Brunswick's Latest Street Mural Speaks to Community Unity

June 29, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The children who created the concept behind the city’s newest street mural wanted to convey the idea that a united community is a safe community.

So, a Hamsa – a palm-shaped talisman that represents protection to Jews – took shape Tuesday at the corner of Livingston Avenue and Delavan Street near Temple Anshe Emeth.

Inside the Hamsa safely rests a ...

Ms. Marvel: The Fun Begins - Episode 1 Review

 

NEW JERSEY - After gaining mystical powers from a Bengal bracelet passed down through generations, Kamala gained a new sense of confidence and identity in the first episode. Ms. Marvel continues her journey as a half superhero-half teenage girl living her daily life in Jersey City. The second episode revolved around Kamala embracing her culture with friends and family while ...

New Brunswick Ready to Celebrate Juneteenth With Parade, Theatrical Events

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Several events are planned throughout the city to commemorate Juneteenth, a federal holiday marking the end of slavery in the United States.

The highlight of the citywide celebration will be the Juneteenth Celebration Parade and Cultural Festival, organized by the Vulcan Pioneers of New Brunswick - a historic organization that represents the city’s black ...

Five Things To Do In New Brunswick This Weekend

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - From films to fish, from dancing to delicious food, there's something for everyone happening this weekend in the city:

Friday, June 3

Arts Institute of Middlesex County’s First Fridays Event at Monument Park

The Arts Institute of Middlesex County’s First Fridays in partnership with New Brunswick Cultural Center (NBCC), New Brunswick Performing Arts ...

East Brunswick's Crystal Springs Open For Summer Fun

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Crystal Springs has opened for the 2022 summer season. Since Crystal Springs is closed during the week, there aren't any employees on site to answer phones. Check the Crystal Springs Facebook Page and website for additional information about operating hours, season passes, daily tickets and more. Daily admission tickets go on sale 5 p.m. on the evening before a ...

Hungarian Festival Returning To New Brunswick On June 4

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Come hungry, leave Hungarian. That’s not just the catchy hashtag created by the organizers of the 45th Hungarian Festival, it also speaks to the essence of the longest running festival in New Brunswick. The food, the clothing, the dancing, the music – all of these cultural touchstones brought to New Brunswick by waves of Hungarian immigrants over the ...

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Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

Sign Up for July TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinar

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform.

"TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local news and digital marketing space," Shapiro said. "I look forward to our July ...

Get Ready For Christmas In July At The Shop At St. Peter's

July 2, 2022

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Hallmark Channel isn't the only one pulling on the red and green with a few sleigh bells this July. Last week the Spotswood High School cheer team along with their coach Jackie Cassidy played elves to help deck the halls at the SHOP at St. Peter's.

The popular thrift shop is holding its annual Christmas in July sale from Tuesday, July 5 through Saturday, July 30.

Get Set For A Fun Fourth Of July In Helmetta, Spotswood, And Milltown

HELMETTA, SPOTSWOOD, MILLTOWN, NJ - Fourth of July weekend is here, and many people have already started the long Independence Day weekend. Of course, residents don't have to head down the shore to find Fourth of July fun. There is plenty going on this Fourth of July weekend in Helmetta, Spotswood and Milltown. Here's the go-to guide to all the Fourth of July festivities.

Helmetta and ...

Proud Day For Grads, Loved Ones at Rutgers' First In-person Commencement Since 2019

PISCATAWAY, NJ – In many ways, Kamil Skup’s journey to graduation day at Rutgers can be traced to 1979, when his father and avowed supporter of dissident Lech Walesa’s Solidarity trade union was barred by communist authorities from returning to his native Poland.

“He had come here to visit and had to stay here,” said Piscataway’s Skup. “He ...

Watson Coleman Votes to Pass the Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act

June 25, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) voted for passage of the Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well Being Act, H.R.7666, a comprehensive bipartisan bill introduced by Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-6). 

The bill strengthens and expands more than 30 programs that support mental health care and substance abuse disorder prevention, care, treatment, and ...

SAINT AUGUSTINE OF CANTERBURY SCHOOL OF SOUTH BRUNSWICK TO HOST THE 2ND AND LAST DANIEL ANDERL “LOVE IS LIGHT” 5K EVENT

[SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ, June 21]                       On Saturday, July 16th, Daniel Anderl’s legacy will be honored with the SECOND AND FINAL “LOVE IS LIGHT” 5K RUN/WALK at the North Brunswick Community Park (2051 US-130, North Brunswick Township, NJ) where Daniel played ...

Viking Pest Control, Local Exterminator Offers Discount on Award-Winning Mosquito, Tick, and Spotted Lanternfly Services

Viking Pest Control (Viking Pest), an award-winning pest control company based in Basking Ridge, N.J., was rated top 10 in the country for pest control and top 5 for mosquito and termite service by Forbes Home, and best in the country for sustainability by The Spruce. In celebration of this recognition, Viking Pest is offering new customers a $50 discount on all services.

In addition to the ...

Summer Precautions

It’s that time of year when we look forward to vacations, picnics, beach excursions, and just enjoying the warm weather -- and of course Fourth of July celebrations such as parades, concerts, and fireworks.

One thing we need to recognize during the upcoming months is that COVID 19 is still here, it has not gone away, and we need to exercise caution. Our numbers are not as high as when ...