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Medical Tips from Etheridge Family Medicine - Prostate Screening

May 13, 2019

SOMERSET, NJ - As we get older, it is even more important to schedule routine physical exams with your general physician.

Men over the age of 40 years old are at increased risk for problems with their prostate, which is a small walnut-sized organ that produces seminal fluid. Due to its location, men with an enlarged prostate may experience problems with their bladder functioning.

If you are ...

No Progress in 'Path To Progress' Meeting; Sweeney Leaves Stage

May 17, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK –  It was scheduled to last an hour and a half. It lasted just over 20 minutes.

Senate President Steve Sweeney rushed off stage Thursday night in the middle of a raucous town hall meeting, unwilling to sit and be shouted down when he tried to hype his "Path to Progress" legislation in front of a pro-union audience at Douglass College's Trayes ...

GI Joes and Pop Culture Action Figures Up for Bid May 18th

EDISON, NJ - A single-owner collection of 1980s-vintage GI Joes and pop culture Super Heroes will be sold to the highest bidders during Bodnar’s Auction Sales May 18th event at the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center, with doors opening at 9 a.m. for previews.

The collection was assembled over a 20-year period, with the consignor designing and making his own GI Joe figures, many of ...

At Sopranos Prequel Night Film Shoot, 1967 Newark Riot Burns Again

NEWARK, NJ - Soldiers, state troopers, and police officers charged through the streets of downtown Newark late Thursday night into reenacted combat, on to a fiery film set that sought to recreate the dramatic events of the 1967 riot.

Actors crouched behind crashed, burning cop cars while they shot wildly into buildings. 

The death rattle of rifle fire echoed off the hosed-down ...

Gala Celebrates 19 Years Of Service By The Three Doctors Foundation

Woodbridge, NJ - Last week, the Three Doctors Foundation held its 19th annual ImPact Gala at the Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel. The event celebrated 19 years of community outreach by the foundation with Drs. Sampson Davis, Rameck Hunt and George Jenkins.

According to the foundation, “for nineteen years The Three Doctors Foundation has provided free outreach programs to communities in ...

Edison Police Officer Claims Harassment; More Election Flier Controversy

Edison, NJ -   Campaign fliers in Edison are creating more controversy.  Edison Police Officer, Detective Keith Hahn, says he is being targeted and harassed by the Township’s Director of Public Works, Anthony Russomanno, and incumbent Councilmen Leonard Sendelsky and Michael Lombardi. 

In an email, dated May 7, 2019, Mr. Hahn filed a complaint with Edison Township ...

Sopranos prequel brings 1967 Newark back to life

The plethora of pork pie hats and classic black-and-white cop cars, captured by camera crews, not only told onlookers that the scene had changed on Branford Place in downtown Newark.

It also showed them that time was reversed to the city's turbulent 1960s, as Hollywood magic made a cinematic fever dream real. 

Several blocks are serving this week as the set for the upcoming film ...

Watch New Episode of TAPintoTV’s Original Series, HomeGrown: Clinton, NJ - Part 2

May 17, 2019

CLINTON, NJ -- After the debut of Part 1 of the premiere episode last week, TAPintoTV airs Part 2 of HomeGrown: Clinton, NJ on Friday, May 17. HomeGrown visits local towns across New Jersey to discover the stories and people that make each community special.

Host Stephanie Willoughby continues speaking with residents and small business owners in Clinton to learn more about this dynamic ...

No Progress in 'Path To Progress' Meeting; Sweeney Leaves Stage

May 17, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK –  It was scheduled to last an hour and a half. It lasted just over 20 minutes.

Senate President Steve Sweeney rushed off stage Thursday night in the middle of a raucous town hall meeting, unwilling to sit and be shouted down when he tried to hype his "Path to Progress" legislation in front of a pro-union audience at Douglass College's Trayes ...

GI Joes and Pop Culture Action Figures Up for Bid May 18th

EDISON, NJ - A single-owner collection of 1980s-vintage GI Joes and pop culture Super Heroes will be sold to the highest bidders during Bodnar’s Auction Sales May 18th event at the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center, with doors opening at 9 a.m. for previews.

The collection was assembled over a 20-year period, with the consignor designing and making his own GI Joe figures, many of ...

At Sopranos Prequel Night Film Shoot, 1967 Newark Riot Burns Again

NEWARK, NJ - Soldiers, state troopers, and police officers charged through the streets of downtown Newark late Thursday night into reenacted combat, on to a fiery film set that sought to recreate the dramatic events of the 1967 riot.

Actors crouched behind crashed, burning cop cars while they shot wildly into buildings. 

The death rattle of rifle fire echoed off the hosed-down ...

Malinowski Makes Case for One-Seat Ride on House Floor

May 15, 2019

WASHINGTON - New Jersey Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-7th) spoke on the House Floor Wednesday to highlight the lack of one-seat ride access on the Raritan Valley Line into New York City.

Here are his remarks:

“Madam Speaker, today I rise to highlight the struggle that rail commuters in New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District face each day.

Public transportation is vital to my state, ...

Somerville Prepares Salute for 400 Police Cyclists Headed to Washington

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Hundreds of students from Immaculate Conception School and Immaculata High School waving American flags will line Mountain Avenue to greet as many as 400 police officers from dozens of New Jersey departments as the long line of blue cycles its way through town on their way to Washington, DC on May 9th.

The four-day Police Unity Tour is commemorating its 23rd anniversary ...

Malinowski Makes Case for One-Seat Ride on House Floor

May 15, 2019

WASHINGTON - New Jersey Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-7th) spoke on the House Floor Wednesday to highlight the lack of one-seat ride access on the Raritan Valley Line into New York City.

Here are his remarks:

“Madam Speaker, today I rise to highlight the struggle that rail commuters in New Jersey’s 7th Congressional District face each day.

Public transportation is vital to my state, ...

Somerville Prepares Salute for 400 Police Cyclists Headed to Washington

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Hundreds of students from Immaculate Conception School and Immaculata High School waving American flags will line Mountain Avenue to greet as many as 400 police officers from dozens of New Jersey departments as the long line of blue cycles its way through town on their way to Washington, DC on May 9th.

The four-day Police Unity Tour is commemorating its 23rd anniversary ...