Promoting Janice’s Independence and Well-Being

Janice* lived at home her entire life, having been diagnosed with Schizophrenia as a young adult. Both her mother and brother passed away awhile back, and her father Robert* was nearing the end of his life due to cancer. Because he actively managed many aspects of Janice’s day-to-day living, he was highly concerned for her future well-being since there were no other family members to ...

Home of the Week: 831 Grandview Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090

Check out 831 Grandview Ave in Westfield; this colonial in the Manor Park neighborhood won’t last long. With a new outdoor staircase leading to the enclosed front porch, a new roof, and other updates since 2021, you’re getting modern living with classic character. From the porch, you’ll step in to the sun filled living room with bay windows that flows into the updated kitchen ...

Laurel Circle Residents Make Sure the Show Goes On!

Frank and Sandy Lyman, retired schoolteachers, were longtime residents of Columbia, MD, before moving to NJ to be closer to their daughter. Knowing they would not enjoy a large community and needing an intimate setting where they could participate in clubs and activities while making new friends, they set their sights on Bridgewater’s only life plan community, Laurel Circle.

Since ...

Upcoming Events

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Fri, May 20, 11:00 AM

Bridgewater

Senior Health Fair

Government

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Sat, May 21, 10:00 AM

Marina Waterfront Park, Carteret

Sea Scout Open House

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

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Sat, May 21, 8:00 PM

Brook Arts Center , Bound Brook

STARMAN, A BOWIE TRIBUTE

Arts & Entertainment

Bridgewater Reporting 41 New COVID Cases Thursday, Raritan Reporting 5

May 19, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township reported 41 new daily COVID cases Thursday, bringing the total to 7,553.

The township reported zero new fatalities, keeping the total at 119 since the start of the pandemic.

Raritan Borough reported five new daily cases Thursday. The borough is now reporting a total of 1,585 cases.

Raritan Borough reported zero new fatalities, keeping the ...

The facts are clear about prostate cancer – and what you can do about it

Prostate cancer is dangerous – right? The disease remains the number one solid organ cancer diagnosis among men in the United States, with more than 248,000 newly diagnosed cases each year. Yet while there can be great differences in how prostate cancer affects each patient, there’s little debate that it is important to monitor for the disease.

Urologist Naeem Rahman, MD, part of ...

Famous dog, “Piglet the deaf blink pink puppy” and author Melissa Shapiro to appear at book signing at Barkley’s Marketplace in Branchburg June 26

May 20, 2022

Author and veterinarian Melissa Shapiro will be appearing at Barkley’s Marketplace on June 26 to celebrate the launch of her new illustrated children's book: PIGLET COMES HOME.  

The  “meet and greet” and book signing will take place on Sunday, June 26 at Barkley’s Marketplace located at 3150 US-22 in Branchburg, NJ. Sessions ...

Milestones

Anthony Scarlata receives Fordham University academic award

May 18, 2022

 BRHS '21 graduate, Anthony Scarlata, was the recipient of the Gabelli School of Business Woolworth Award at Fordham University based  on his academic performance in the Fall 2021 semester. Recipients of the Woolworth Award must receive a 3.6 or above Grade Point Average in their first semester at the Gabelli School of Business which is an outstanding achievement, especially as a ...

Lavish with Care: Pampered Ladies Enjoy Girls' Night Out in Somerville

May 13, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - As promised, merchants and restaurants in Downtown Somerville lavished extra special attention on the ladies with in-store raffles, giveaways, discounts, other promotions and live music during Thursday's "Girls' Night Out" celebration throughout the downtown district.

The popular event returned to Somerset County's Downtown after a ...

Saint Joe's Salutatorian DaSilva: Campus 'Felt Like Home'

METUCHEN, NJ - The second that Matthew DaSilva stepped foot on the campus of Saint Joseph High School five years ago he immediately felt something special. From his first campus tour to his time as “Freshman for a Day,” DaSilva knew the choice was easy. He was going to spend the most formative years of his life at Saint Joe’s.

Sure there were other private schools in ...

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...

April Showers Bring May Green Prescriptions

As the rain in April turns into the beautiful trees, shrubs, grass and flowers of May, we can see that green is good!  As we sit gazing out of our window at the marvelous greenery, we wonder, “Is it better to exercise indoors in a gym or outdoors in nature? How else is green good for health?” The US Environmental Protection Agency has estimated that Americans spend 90% of ...

‘Calendar Girls’ Captivates at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ — This delightful play, set in Yorkshire, England, lends a risque air to the Women’s Institutes at a local church parish.

The play and film were based on a true story of middle-aged women who were seeking a fundraising idea for Leukemia Research.

They’re desperate to find a way to support their charities and somehow come up with the idea of ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...