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South Brunswick Police Trying to Locate Older Man who is Unable to Identify Himself

July 5, 2022

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police are trying to locate and identify an older confused man who was walking in a local park earlier today along Route 27. According to the South Brunswick Police, the man is "confused" and "unable to give his name." He is 5'10, in his late 50s or early 60s, wearing jeans, sneakers, a grey T-shirt, and a straw hat. Police provided this photograph on ...

Police: Man Robbed by Two Men with a Gun on Neilson Street in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place on Neilson Street on Tuesday, June 28.

The incident happened at about 10 p.m. between Liberty and Bayard streets, according to a safety alert from the Rutgers University Police Department.

Police said two men with a gun approached a third man, who is unaffiliated with Rutgers, and “removed items ...

Monmouth Junction Fire Department and EMS Save Woman whose Arm was Impaled at Local Pet Store

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Monmouth Junction Fire Department and First Aid squad rescued a woman who had impaled her arm in a workplace accident. EMTs and paramedics worked for 45 minutes to free the woman and transport her to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. The woman’s current condition is unknown.

On June 16th, a 54-year-old employee at Loving Pets on Melrich Road was cleaning ...

New Brunswick Man Shot in the Leg Near Remsen Avenue and Seaman Street

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are investigating after a 38-year-old New Brunswick was shot on Saturday, June 18.

The man was treated at an area hospital for a gunshot wound in his leg that was not life threatening, according to a statement from the New Brunswick Police Department.

The incident occurred near Remsen Avenue and Seaman Street at about 5:30 a.m., police said.

The man was ...

Alert: 13-Year-Old Hamilton Boy Dupree Thomas is Missing

HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Township Police Division is asking for the public's assistance in locating for a 13-year-old boy, Dupree Thomas, who was reported missing on Sunday by his guardian.

Dupree, who is from Hamilton, is a young male with medium black complexion and is approximately 5 feet 4 inches tall weighing 113 pounds. 

Based on previous incidents running ...

Monmouth Junction Fire Department and EMS Save Woman whose Arm was Impaled at Local Pet Store

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Monmouth Junction Fire Department and First Aid squad rescued a woman who had impaled her arm in a workplace accident. EMTs and paramedics worked for 45 minutes to free the woman and transport her to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. The woman’s current condition is unknown.

Yesterday, June 16th, a 54-year-old employee at Loving Pets on Melrich Road was ...

Police Investigating Stabbing Death in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are investigating the stabbing death of a New Brunswick man.

Sanddi Cruz, 31, died after sustaining multiple stab wounds to his chest, according to a press release from Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Anthony A. Caputo of the New Brunswick Police Department.

Police discovered Cruz after responding to a call of a stabbing at about ...

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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 ...