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Still Missing: Have You Seen This Dog?

June 16, 2019

WARREN, NJ - This dog was adopted June 13 from a breeder/hoarding situation in Texas and has been missing since Thursday. She does not know the area. DO NOT CHASE. She was last seen in the Mountain View Road/ Manor Drive area running towards I-78 trailing a leash.

 

Call 862-251-0851 or 908-256-9528.

 

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Missing: Have You Seen This Dog?

WARREN, NJ - This dog was adopted yesterday June 13 from a breeder/hoarding situation in Texas and does not know the area or any person. DO NOT CHASE. Last seen in the Mountain View Road/ Manor Drive area running towards I-78.

 

The adopter fell on the stairs going into house and dropped the leash so the dog is trailing a leash.  

 

Call 862-251-0851 or ...

170 Dogs Seized in NJ Animal Cruelty Investigation

FLEMINGTON, NJ – An ongoing animal cruelty investigation has led authorities to seize 170 dogs at a home in Kingwood, according to a press release from Acting Hunterdon County Prosecutor Michael J. Williams.

Detectives from the Williams’ Major Crimes Unit and State Police based in Kingwood responded to the home. The seizure followed a search of the home and other buildings on the ...

What is genetic testing for breast cancer? And do I need it?

Ever since Angelina Jolie announced that she had tested positive for a BRCA mutation, indicating a genetic predisposition for breast cancer, there has been increased public awareness of the role that genetic mutations play in assessing and managing the risk of breast cancer.

One of the most common questions my patients ask me is, “Do I need genetic testing?”

Most patients tend ...

NJ Flavor’s Guide to New Jersey State and County Fairs

June 19, 2019

Wake up and smell the funnel cake — New Jersey’s state and county fairs have begun.

The big events, which take place all summer long around the state, began as a way for farmers to teach people about agriculture and show off horses and other animals. These days fair-goers can also enjoy rides, games, music and other types of live shows, contests and, of course, tons of great ...

New Jersey Date Night: Asbury Park is the Shore Thing

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

Summer is (unofficially) here and couples in New Jersey find themselves with the urge to see something experience something new. The yearning to get away is strong, but the desire to keep it close is even stronger.

Luckily for us, taking a road trip is easy in our state. With so many unique towns with so ...

I Made the Pinata Cake the Internet is Crazy For

Pinata cakes (aka surprise cakes) are “the” birthday party dessert now. The layer cakes are filled with candy, so when you cut into them — surprise! — M&Ms or Skittles or sprinkles or whatever spills out. Being the awesome mom that I am, I decided to take a shot at making one for a particular 9-year-old’s birthday.

Spoiler alert: She loved it.

There are ...

CFO Studio Honors Two Atlantic Health System Finance Executives

June 15, 2019

Morristown, NJ –CFO Studio recently recognized two Atlantic Health System finance executives for their contribution to the company’s economic growth, stability, and success at the recent CFO Excellence Awards, which recognize CFOs who demonstrate outstanding work for the year.

Joseph D’Auria, Chief Financial Officer for Morristown Medical Center, was recognized with the ...

Long Hill, Warren, and Watchung Residents Among 17 Awarded for Excellence In EMS by Overlook Medical Center

KENILWORTH, NJ –Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, celebrated the important role of EMS first responders and highlighted the accomplishments of standout members from local squads in the region at the 23rd annual Excellence in EMS Awards Celebration.

The event, which took place on May 23, at Galloping Hill Golf Course, helped mark National EMS Week.

“The ...

Goddard School of Long Hill Celebrates with Grand Opening Festivities and Ribbon Cutting, Saturday, June 15

GILLETTE, NJ - Goddard School of Long Hill Township invites the community to celebrate with them at their Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Saturday, June 15 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

"Bring your friends and family to come out and enjoy a morning of indoor and outdoor fun at the brand new Goddard School of Long Hill Township," said Sumarah Ahmad, owner of Goddard School of ...

Atlantic Health System Welcomes Donna Lawson as Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety

Atlantic Health System is continuing its commitment to providing the highest quality care for its patients with the addition of Donna Lawson as Vice President of Quality and Patient Safety. As reflected in recent scores and recognitions from nationally respected quality-ranking organizations, Atlantic Health System’s reputation as a leader in quality continues to grow.

As Vice President ...

Atlantic Health System Team Members Graduate from Career Readiness Program

Atlantic Health System recently celebrated an inspiring group of team members who graduated from the health care system’s Career Readiness Program, a unique partnership with County College of Morris (CCM) that provides team members college credits and lessons on computer basics, workplace communications, and life management skills to provide a solid foundation in the healthcare industry.

Fundraising Dinner for North Plainfield Family set for Friday

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - St. Vincent de Paul and the North Plainfield Community have come together to help the family that has fallen victim to the tragic fire here in our community.  

 

The Brizuela family lost their 22-year-old daughter in the fire and no longer have a home. 

 

Join us as the North Plainfield Middle School collaborates with local ...

This Weekend's LBI Area Entertainment Lineup Presented by the Tide Table Group

June 13, 2019

LONG BEACH ISLAND -  It is the second weekend in June, the weather report is rather good. Below is a lislt of the entertainment on LBI this weekend.  Don't forget to check out the Stafford Township Founders Day Parade at 10 a.m. with activities all throughout the day at Doc Cramer Park culminating with fireworks at dusk. 

The Tide Table Group of Restaurants is our Presenting ...

Pirate Walk Drops Anchor in Downtown Belmar This Saturday for Afternoon of Swashbuckling Fun

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar’s third annual Pirate Walk will come ashore in the center of downtown this Saturday, June 15.

From noon to 4 p.m., Pyanoe Plaza will serve as the hub for the Belmar Business Partnership-sponsored event, which will feature swashbuckling action, songs of the sea, a free treasure hunt for children and gift auction for adults, and a first-ever costume contest for ...

Newark High School Principal Talks to Steve Adubato about His Mission to Improve Student Lives

June 19, 2019

NEW JERSEY--Newark Principal Akbar Cook was recently a guest on One-On-One with Steve Adubato, where he discussed the many innovative programs he has instituted at West Side High School in his mission to improve the lives of his students.

West Side High School is located in Newark’s troubled West Ward, one of the most statistically dangerous areas of the city. The school has suffered the ...

Teen Entrepreneur Showcases Cookie Dough Pops at Franklin Food Truck Festival

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with teen entrepreneur Jesse Glauberg, proprietor of Do Boy Cookie Dough Pops at the 2nd Annual Franklin Food Truck Festival. The festival was held at Franklin High School this past May and benefitted Project Graduation for the class of 2019.

“I’ve been making cookies for a long time in my house and I always just continuously ate the ...

The Life of Television Legend & Native Son, Ernie Kovacs, is Celebrated in Trenton, New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ -- Native Trentonian Ernie Kovacs was honored at the New Jersey State Museum, in the year when he would have been 100 years old. Through presentations, anecdotes and archival footage of his television work, the “Ernie Kovacs Centennial” honored Kovacs’ multiple contributions to television history, and the Mayor of Trenton, W. Reed Gusciora, proclaimed ...

The Last Word

I recently had to write an obituary. For my dad.

He was 92, sharp, and living in his own home. But he was succumbing to age. His knees were bad and he had trouble breathing so he hobbled when he walked and had to stop every ten steps or so to catch his breath. He was a strong man whose strength was being directed to the simple act of living.

He was at a peaceful place in his life where he ...

Somerset Regional Animal Shelter Takes in Dogs Living in Squalor in Hunterdon County

June 15, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter, in Bridgewater, is caring suddenly for 188 dogs it got from a location in Hunterdon County, where they were living in squalid conditions.

The dogs were removed from the home Tuesday, with assistance from the Monmouth County SPCA. According to a Facebook post from the group, the dogs seem to have had limited human contact and minimal to no ...

Swashbuckling Reigns with Ken Ludwig’s ‘Three Musketeers’

MADISON, NJ – The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has opened its season with a dashing, madcap version of  Alexander Dumas’s  “The Three Musketeers.” Playwright Ken Ludwig has created a play for today’s audience, with contemporary touches and plenty of action.

The story, set in 1625 in Paris, brings a fourth musketeer into the mix as they challenge ...

'Beauty and the Beast' Brings Fairy Tale Dazzle to Paper Mill

MILLBURN, NJ  - The enduring fairy tale, “Beauty and the Beast” never seems to die. From the original 1757 story to a 1946 Jean Cocteau black and white film (which became a classic of French cinema) to a Disney animated film, a 2017 film with Emma Watson and Dan Stevens and, of course, to the musical version that played on Broadway.

The Paper Mill Playhouse has now added its ...

Obituaries

Henry Seesselberg, 86, of Warren passed away Saturday, April 6 at the Eastern Star Home in ...
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Goldstein’s Gap Year

June 20, 2019

The track is simple: pre-school, elementary school, the dreaded middle school, high school and for many, off to college to earn a degree and eventually find a career. Especially for young adults in suburban New Jersey, college is the go to step after graduating high school. Many students never even question the cycle - Yet a few do. Governor Livingston High School senior Sydney Goldstein is one ...

WHRHS Prom 2019: Watchung Hills Students Ready for Senior Prom and Graduation

WARREN, NJ - On Thursday night,  prom frenzy reached its peak as the Watchung Hills Regional High School Senior Prom was held at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick.

 

Promposals and preparations are done and it was time to enjoy a night of pictures, dancing, and most importantly, making memories before everyone embarks on the next chapter in their lives.

 

For many ...

Watchung Hills Senior Publishes Book, Shares Experience With Board of Education

WARREN, NJ  - Watchung Hills Regional High School senior Adnan Contractor is one example of learning outside the classroom. Contractor is now a published author.

With a passion for studying theoretical physics, a subject not offered by the high school, and inspired by “ Quantum Mechanics” by Stanford professor Leonard Susskind, Contractor decided to take Susskind’s ...

Fun Ways To Celebrate Dad For Father's Day

June 14, 2019

NEW JERSEY - It took a while for Father's Day to be embraced by the nation. Father's Day did not become a thing until 1972. Moms, on the other hand, had a day designated in their honor 58 years earlier. It took a bit, but eventually Father's Day was set for the third Sunday in June. Father's Day is June 16 and there are an abundant of fun, family-friendly ways to celebrate dad ...

This Weekend's LBI Area Entertainment Lineup Presented by the Tide Table Group

LONG BEACH ISLAND -  It is the second weekend in June, the weather report is rather good. Below is a lislt of the entertainment on LBI this weekend.  Don't forget to check out the Stafford Township Founders Day Parade at 10 a.m. with activities all throughout the day at Doc Cramer Park culminating with fireworks at dusk. 

The Tide Table Group of Restaurants is our Presenting ...

Pirate Walk Drops Anchor in Downtown Belmar This Saturday for Afternoon of Swashbuckling Fun

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar’s third annual Pirate Walk will come ashore in the center of downtown this Saturday, June 15.

From noon to 4 p.m., Pyanoe Plaza will serve as the hub for the Belmar Business Partnership-sponsored event, which will feature swashbuckling action, songs of the sea, a free treasure hunt for children and gift auction for adults, and a first-ever costume contest for ...

First Ever Summer Wine Festival is a Weekend Affair (Photo Gallery)

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A steady crowd poured into Mt. Carmel Fairgrounds on Saturday for the first ever Pour into Summer Wine Festival in Berkeley Heights. Guests enjoyed day one of the two-day festival that features over 150 different wines from 10 local New Jersey wineries.  

Gates are open noon until 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 9. Attendees over 21 will be able to taste ...

Jersey Shore Outdoors: LBI Fishing Update by Jim Hutchinson Sr.

LONG BEACH ISLAND - Congratulations to the Southern Regional High School Fishing Club for their convincing victory in the annual surf fishing tournaments against other area high school fishing clubs. These skilled anglers totaled 556 points with the largest fish of the event caught by Ram fisherman Anthony Rutter. The fish was a 31.5-inch bluefish.

MATES came in second with 88 points, ...

Moorjani on Movies-REVIEW: Wine Country and Misdirected Movie Advertising

June 2, 2019

Netflix has long been established as a respectable vessel for producing original content in pretty much every genre you can think of, but “Wine Country” made me more excited than anything previously released. It had everything I look for in a movie after a stress-filled week. The trailers made it seem, light, fun, and ultimately, predictable, which is exactly what I needed.

Before ...

Recidivism Rate in New Jersey One of the Lowest in the Nation

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of hosting a visit from the Canadian Parole Board Chairperson Jennifer Oades. We had the opportunity to discuss best practices, compare our different parole processes, and share some important common ground about our collective goal— striking a decisive balance between protecting our society through public safety supervision, while fostering the ...

All Ages Invited To Race Announcer Workshop At The Meadowlands

June 19, 2019

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment is sponsoring a Race Announcer Workshop on Saturday, July 27.

The workshop, open to all ages, will be conducted by Meadowlands and Freehold Raceway announcer Ken Warkentin, who has called over 200,000 Standardbred and Thoroughbred races, including 19 Hambletonians. Warkentin, who started calling races at age 16, has been on ...

Amateur Drivers Love The Thrill Of Harness Racing

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Some harness racing fans are not satisfied with just watching the races from rail, they want to be on the other side — and in the driver’s seat — and they can!

Many enthusiasts, both men and women are part of amateur harness racing clubs in the tri-state area. Most have day jobs but on weekends they trade business attire for racing ...

Maximum Security Upset By King For A Day In Pegasus Stakes

OCEANPORT, N.J. — King for a Day put race-long pressure on Maximum Security and then was able to pull away in the final 100 yards to score an upset victory in Sunday’s $150,000 TVG.com Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park.

Maximum Security, made the 1-20 favorite by the crowd of 24,062, dug in gamely after setting all of the early fractions despite stumbling at the start before the Todd ...

Uber Eats Driver Faces Charges After Masturbating In Car, Cops Say

June 20, 2019

HACKENSACK, NJ - A 30-year-old Uber Eats driver faces charges after police say he was caught masturbating in his vehicle during a food delivery.

Vinicius Porto was arrested June 14 and charged with lewdness in connection with the incident, which occurred the previous afternoon in Hackensack, Police Capt. Darrin DeWitt said in a news release.

Around 4:45 p.m. on June 13, a 23-year-old woman ...

Governor Murphy Discusses Gun Violence

WESTFIELD, NJ —Westfield Mayor Shelley Brindle opened a press conference on gun violence by speaking about her late father, a soldier killed during the Vietnam War who "defended our right to live and would agree that common sense gun laws keep with the intent of the Second Amendment."

"I’ve heard you talk about your dad before, but never in this ...

Dairy Queen Fans Remember Adele Albanese

PLAINFIELD, NJ — While they may or may not have known her by name, generations of area children knew and loved Adele Albanese, who died Monday. She and her family have run the Dairy Queen on South Avenue for more than four decades, employed hundreds of teenagers, and brought millions of smiles to kids of all ages.

The Albanese family is well known for their support of the ...

AMC Mountainside 10 Theatre on Route 22 Temporarily Closed

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ -- A small fire in a popcorn machine at the AMC Mountainside 10 on Monday night has led to the temporary closure of the theatre, according to Bryan Villarroel, the manager on duty at the theatre.

He said since there was a fire involved, they “can’t open up the building to the public until the fire department and the health inspector can approve that it’s ...

Death of 2011 Ridge H.S. Graduate in Mercer County Under Investigation as Homicide

PLAINSBORO, NJ -- Authorities are still invesigating the death last week of a Plainsboro woman formerly from Basking Ridge.

The body of Carolyn Byington, 26, was discovered by police at 6 p.m. last Monday night, June 10, according a statement by to Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew Carey and Plainsboro Police Chief Fred Travener.

Byington was a 2011 graduate of Ridge High School who was ...

Prosecutor IDs Armed Man Arrested on School Grounds in Westfield Thursday

WESTFIELD, NJ – A tip from police in Delaware helped authorities to arrest a man who came to the grounds of an elementary school in Westfield Thursday afternoon armed with a handgun and hollow point bullets, the Union County Prosecutor said Friday.

Thomas J. Wilkie, 46, of Bear, Delaware, was arrested outside of Tamaques Elementary School after classes had let out for the day, acting ...

Swashbuckling Reigns with Ken Ludwig’s ‘Three Musketeers’

MADISON, NJ – The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has opened its season with a dashing, madcap version of  Alexander Dumas’s  “The Three Musketeers.” Playwright Ken Ludwig has created a play for today’s audience, with contemporary touches and plenty of action.

The story, set in 1625 in Paris, brings a fourth musketeer into the mix as they challenge ...