Recent Tapinto Articles

SB Historical Society Studies Local History of Slavery

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Historical Society is currently working on a book about the history of the township, a chapter of which focuses on the origins and legacy of slavery.

19-Year-Old Suspect in Custody for South Brunswick Attempted Murder

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A long-standing neighborhood was disrupted yesterday afternoon when shots rang out near a playground in a Monmouth Junction development.

Brookside Swim Team Making A Splash With Virtual Meets

MILLTOWN, NJ - The coronavirus pandemic changed the landscape of youth sports, but coaches are adapting in order to get young athletes back out there participating in the sports they enjoy.

Gov. Murphy 'Nervous' N.J. Could Be Affected by COVID-19 Surges in Other States

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy says he is "nervous" that spikes in COVID-19 hotspots such as Florida could trigger an uptick, if not a surge, of cases in New Jersey.

New Jersey Clean Communities to Honor Those Who Fight COVID-19 Litter

TRENTON – When the COVID-19 crisis hit New Jersey in mid-March, the New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) had an immediate challenge: People were littering masks, wipes and gloves.

NJSIAA Announces "Return to Play" Guidelines Phase 2

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -  The NJSIAA also released the Phase 2 Guidelines for teams returning to the field. These guidelines will be in place after teams successfully complete Phase 1. 

COVID-19 Tried to Kill Him. What Rutgers' Chief Operating Officer Learned From His Ordeal

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – It was taking all of Antonio Calcado’s considerable strength and stamina to safeguard Rutgers as it faced an unprecedented emergency.

We Are One March Takes To Milltown's Streets To Bring About Change

MILLTOWN, NJ - Around Middlesex County, the "Greatest Little Town in the Land" is known as 'Milktown' for its deep-seated roots of systemic racism.

Following These Pool Safety Tips Can Help Save a Life

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ — Three drowning incidents so far in East Brunswick that have claimed five lives -- including those of three children -- have put the spotlight on the importance of swim safety.... read more

In Addition to Nixing "Freeholder," Murphy Says ‘We’re Constantly Thinking Through Other Name Changes" 

NEW JERSEY — Removing “freeholder” from New Jersey’s 21 county legislative boards will mean the country’s full eradication of the title — which has been called confusing, insensitive and racist.... read more