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Winning Perennials For Your Garden

September 19, 2022

NEW JERSEY - After a busy summer of vacations, BBQ’s, and garden care, it is fun to turn our attention to planting. Fall is a great time to plant perennials and many garden centers are busy refreshing their supply of perennial plants. Consider including one or more of these winners when making your perennial plant selections this fall.

Hostas are an excellent choice for those shady spots ...

Colorful Mums For Fall Gardens And Containers

NEW JERSEY - Add a burst of fresh color to the fall landscape with mums. This traditional fall flower is still a favorite of many.  These fall beauties come in a wide range of colors and provide weeks of floral beauty. Mums are great in containers, the garden, and cut flower bouquets. Fall just wouldn’t be the same without them.

When shopping for mums you may see them labeled as ...

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Going Through The Mail Bag

NEW JERSEY — With a summer behind us, it seemed like a good time to regroup at TAPinto, and catch up to the more recent reader mail and comments that were piling up.

By far, the reader responses were focused on two separate stories recently written about two former Governors, Democrat Jim McGreevey and Republican Christine Todd Whitman, and what they’ve been up to since ...

Tips for Small Businesses to Get Media Exposure

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Small business owners have faced unprecedented challenges during the last two years. Many have had to rethink their whole business model altogether. Communicating with customers and clients is more important now than it’s ever been.

The pandemic has changed the way we conduct our daily lives. Protecting public health meant changing how many businesses ...

Rutgers Opens Football Season With 22-21 Victory Over Boston College

September 3, 2022

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Al-Shadee Salaam's first career rushing touchdown capped Rutgers' 12-play, 96-yard drive as the Scarlet Knights rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Boston College, 22-21.

Rutgers (1-0) ran the ball 11 times on the drive that culminated with Salaam’s 22-yard touchdown with 2:43 to play.

Kyle Monangai, who led Rutgers with 78 yards ...

Move-In Day At Rutgers-New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Kelly Goodall arrived at the entrance of Rutgers’ Honors College with four overstuffed suitcases, a stack of new bedding and enough hair care products to practically open her own salon.

“Well, I might have over packed a bit,” she said. “At least I’ll have everything.”

Students arriving for the time-honored Move-in Day event on ...

Move-In Day At Rutgers University's New Brunswick Campus

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Kelly Goodall arrived at the entrance of Rutgers’ Honors College with four overstuffed suitcases, a stack of new bedding and enough hair care products to practically open her own salon.

“Well, I might have overpacked a little bit,” she said. “At least I’ll have everything.”

Students arriving for the time-honored Move-in Day event ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, September 28, 6:00 PM

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HS - Virtual Freshman Parent Night

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Wed, September 28, 6:00 PM

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HS- Virtual Back to School Night

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Thu, September 29, 6:30 PM

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Senior Virtual Parent Night

Woodbridge Will Not Build a New Avenel Elementary School

September 25, 2022

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — A big jump the estimated cost to build a brand new Avenel Elementary School means the school district is going to scrap that idea, and instead will renovate century-old Avenel Street Schools No. 4 & 5.

Superintendent Joseph Massimino broke that news to the Board of Education at its public meeting on Thursday, Sept. 22, saying he would also send letters to parents and ...

New Brunswick Train Station To Get $49M Makeover

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Mayor Jim Cahill was thanking Gov. Phil Murphy and others for investing $49 million to modernize and expand the New Brunswick Train Station when he was interrupted by the whoosh of a passing commuter train.

“Well-cued,” Cahill said, with a laugh.

The same thing could be said for the planned renovations considering that more than a billion dollars of ...

Tammany Park Brings Camping To East Brunswick

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - East Brunswick opened its second new park this year in a tranquil location on Farrington Lake, and for the first time, there is an overnight campground in the township. On Saturday, Boy Scouts of America Troop #132, based out of Aldersgate Methodist Church, pitched tents in an inaugural campout in the wilderness of suburbia.

East Brunswick Mayor Brad Cohen opened the ...

19th District Residents Urged to Apply for ANCHOR Rebate By End of Year

September 22, 2022

SAYREVILLE, NJ - In helping develop the fiscal ’23 state budget this spring, the 19th district state legislators focused on a new program that would provide significant tax rebates to both residential property owners and tenants in New Jersey.

Working across party lines, Sen. Joe Vitale, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez (D-19th Dist.) were vocal advocates ...

$45K Seized In Methamphetamine, Three Men Arrested At Hamilton Home In Raid

HAMILTON, NJ -- Three men were arrested at a Hamilton residence on Tuesday and $45,500 in methamphetamine was seized following a three-week investigation into narcotics distribution in the Trenton. According to Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri, the seized came following a raid by the Mercer County Narcotics Task Force, the Drug Enforcement Administration, ...

Westfield, Clark Residents Joining Together For 10th Annual Miracles For Myeloma 5K Hybrid Run/Walk

CLARK, NJ – Registration is currently under way for the 10th Annual Miracles for Myeloma Hybrid 5K Run/Walk. Set to take place next month at Oak Ridge Park in Clark, the 5K is organized annually by township residents Ron and Sheree Pask and Westfielder Gina Klemm with the goal of raising money for and awareness of multiple myeloma, a rare and incurable form of ...

Governor Signs Diegnan Bill Establishing Irish-American Heritage Month In New Jersey

September 19, 2022

NEW JERSEY - Governor Phil Murphy has signed a joint resolution, which Senators Steven Oroho and Patrick Diegnan sponsored, designating March as Irish-American Heritage Month in New Jersey.

Irish-American Heritage Month will recognize the contributions of Irish-Americans to New Jersey’s economic prosperity and culture.

Approximately 32 million people in the United States and 1.3 ...

Rutgers-New Brunswick Among U.S. News Top 20 Public Universities

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY - Rutgers University-New Brunswick is one of the nation’s top 20 public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Colleges rankings released today.

Named #19 of Top Public Schools Among National Universities, Rutgers-New Brunswick climbed higher in the rankings from #23 last year. The rankings also revealed advances ...