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TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Faith Ballantine-Armonaitis of TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro

The featured TAPinto franchisee for September 2019 is Faith Ballantine-Armonaitis of TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro.  The loss of the weekly newspapers in Hasbrouck Heights and Wood-Ridge motivated Faith, a communications professional and active community volunteer, to start TAPinto in her area.  

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New Jersey Date Night: Autumn Apple Picking

September 14, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

When you date someone not from New Jersey they might ask why we’re known as the Garden State. Typically the answer can be found with one visit to a local farmer’s market, but if doubt persists all you have to do is take them to a New Jersey orchard. 

A beautiful fall afternoon becomes ...

Upcoming Events


Sun, September 15, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State In The ...

Sun, September 15, 2:00 PM

Wyckoff-Garretson House, Somerset

A Spirited War: Author Presentation and Book ...

Education Other Religions And Spirituality

Sun, September 15, 2:00 PM

Wyckoff-Garretson House, Somerset

A Spirited War: Author Presentation and Book ...

Education Other Religions And Spirituality

Driver Who Killed New Brunswick HS Vice Principal Gets 13 Years

September 12, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The man who was street racing when he struck and killed the former vice principal at New Brunswick High School has been sentenced to 13 years in a state prison.

Freddy S. Garcia Jr., 22, of Piscataway, was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years for vehicular homicide, subject to the No Early Release Act. That means Garcia will have to serve the first 8 1/2  years of this ...

Beekman Road Work To Impact Traffic

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The milling and paving project continues along Beekman Road on Wednesday. Residents and commuters should expect partial and complete road closures until 5 p.m. Detours will be posted.

Milltown Ice Cream Depot Reopens Monday Evening

MILLTOWN, NJ - The Milltown Ice Cream Depot is back to dishing out ice cream after closing late Sunday evening when the roof partially collapsed on a neighboring building. The roof on the building on South Main Street next to the Milltown Ice Cream Depot used to house Mr. A's Quality Cleaners. Remax currently occupies the building and the former owners of Mr. A's live in an upstairs ...

East Brunswick Singer-Songwriter In Semifinals To Open At Hollywood Bowl

September 14, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ/ and HOLLYWOOD, CA - East Brunswick born and raised singer-songwriter, Kathleen Elle, is a semi-finalist in the Opening Act Competition to be the opener of the We Can Survive Concert at the Hollywood Bowl October 19th. This concert is headlined by Taylor Swift, the Jonas Brothers, Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and others! Kathleen gained recognition in the past from Seventeen Magazine, ...

Somerville: Luther Vandross Collaborator Steps Out At Upcoming Jazz Fest

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Nat Adderley Jr., best known for his work with Luther Vandross, will headline the closing night of the three-day Central Jersey Jazz Festival Sunday, Sept. 15 from 4:45-6 p.m. on the East Main Street stage adjacent to the green surrounding the historic Somerset County Courthouse.

Opening the 5-hour concert will be tenor saxaphonist Javon Jackson (1:30-2:40 p.m.), ...

9/11 Victims From Somerset County Honored During Somerville Ceremony

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, led by Freeholder Director Brian D. Levine, held a ceremony marking the 18thanniversary of 9/11 at the county’s memorial clock tower, located on the corner of Main and Bridge streets. 

“I am saddened that we have to gather on this occasion, but I am heartened that we take it upon ourselves to remember and ...

Diocese of Metuchen plans special collection this weekend to aid in hurricane relief efforts

September 13, 2019

PISCATAWAY – As the people of the Bahamas begin to recover and rebuild after Hurricane Dorian left the islands reeling from the devastation, the local Roman Catholic Diocese of Metuchen is working to raise funds that will aid in the long recovery process.


Bishop James F. Checchio has authorized a special collection at all parishes in the Diocese of Metuchen the weekend of Sept.

Sen. Booker, Reps. Watson Coleman and Omar Introduce Bicameral Bill to Create Federal Jobs Guarantee Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ), Reps. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), and Ilhan Omar (D-MN), today reintroduced ambitious legislation to create a three-year pilot program at the Department of Labor to test the promise and impact of a federal jobs guarantee in up to 15 communities and regions experiencing high unemployment. The Federal Jobs ...

New Jersey Human Services Announces Wage Increase for Professionals Who Support Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

New $36 Million Increase Marks Second Consecutive Year of Rate Increases to Support Higher Wages

(TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson announced today that wage increases totaling $36 million have taken effect for direct support professionals who work with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to help them live ...

POW/MIA Recognition Day in Middlesex County on September 20

September 12, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Our country is founded on the men and women who have fought and sacrificed for the freedom that we hold so dear. Of the millions of men and women who have served in our military forces, both past and present, 82,000 remain missing from various conflicts. Every September, we as a nation remember and honor these men and women and pay tribute to their families and their ...

Small Business Ownership vs. Entrepreneurship

Source: So, which are you – a Small Business Owner or an Entrepreneur? We compare the similarities and differences between the two, so you can decide which category you best fit into. Samuel K. Burlum explains...

Both the small business owner and the Entrepreneur have significant impact on our economic system. They are both creators of opportunity for others, they both offer a ...