Will New Jersey's Federally-vaccinated Economy Have a Relapse?

NEW JERSEY — There’s no doubt that the federal COVID-19 and Biden Administration infrastructure aid fortified New Jersey’s economy along with that of most other states.

When the Legislature passed New Jersey’s record $50 billion state budget last June, it was as if the state had just simply rolled up its sleeve to get multiple COVID-19- like budget ...

Agent Spotlight: Jenny Brigante

Jenny Brigante, Sales Associate in the New Providence office, offers personal service with distinction. She’ll serve as your trusted advisor with personal service and care! Jenny is a neighborhood specialist, familiar with local communities, home values, and price trends in Union County. Her commitment, guidance, and care are all offered unstintingly to her clients throughout the buying and ...

Theme Nights and Farmers Markets

With a new, highly experienced, and innovative food and beverage team transforming the kitchen, it’s a very exciting time to be a resident of Laurel Circle!

“Over the past few months, we’ve been building a new dining experience that mixes tempting nightly specials and elevated seasonal dishes with always-available favorites,” says the senior living life plan ...

Upcoming Events

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Fri, October 7, 5:00 PM

Saint Joseph High School , Metuchen

Friday Night Lights - Saint Joseph Homecoming ...

Sat, October 8, 9:00 AM

Bradley Gardens Primary School, Bridgewater

Bradley Gardens $1, $2, $3 sale

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Sat, October 8, 10:00 AM

Saint Joseph High School Campus, Metuchen

Saint Joseph Falcon Fall Fest

Bridgewater Resident Looks at District Rankings and Their Worthiness

October 6, 2022

To the Editor:

I've never been a big fan of outside surveys that attempt to provide comparative rankings of school districts that are intrinsically not comparable. Their biggest problems are (1) some people take them as the gospel, leading BOEs and administrations to design programs to boost rankings rather than better educate kids, and (2) each of the entities that rank districts uses ...

Atlantic Health System and New York Jets Partner on Series of Events to Fight Cancer as Part of "Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer" Campaign

October 6, 2022

The New York Jets and Atlantic Health System are continuing their fight against cancer with a focus on pediatric oncology as part of the NFL and American Cancer Society's “Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer” campaign. Through a series of events, the Jets and Atlantic Health System will increase awareness, provide comfort, and raise money for those that have been affected by ...

Suzie’s Mission Working to Convince Others to Make Helping Your Hobby

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Suzan “Suzie” Hanna cared about helping others.

She told her family that helping others was her reason for existing, and that helping had become her hobby. Hanna dreamed about starting a nonprofit organization for people who have lost everything and have to start over again.

Helping others came naturally to Hanna, and she wanted to do more.

The middle ...

Milestones

BRHS GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY TEAM

September 23, 2022

The BRHS GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY team had an amazing first xc meet this season with 12 girls medaling at the South Jersey XC Shootout Meet. Congratulations to Coach Pyle, Coach Louie and everyone else who competed and did amazing as well. 

Special shoutouts to: 

Lorena David (3rd), Tara Dhawale (5th), Luana Kopp (6th), Natalie Thiry (8th), Jess Borchert (9th), Riley Lewis (11th), Diya ...

Sheriff's Office Holding Contest to Name New K9 Officer

October 6, 2022

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Somerset County Sheriff Darrin Russo has announced a contest to name the agency's newest K9 officer, a male yellow Labrador retriever, who sniffs out illegal drugs with his partner, Sheriff's Officer David Daneker, according to a release.

The contest winner will receive Somerset County Sheriff swag, and be invited to participate in the naming ceremony in ...

Saint Joseph Fathers Club Announces Italian Night

METUCHEN, NJ - The Saint Joseph Fathers Club is proud to announce a new community event - Italian Night - coming to the Catanzaro Dining Hall on Friday, October 21. A wide variety of Italian dishes will be cooked and served by the fathers of Falcons past and present. Doors open at 5pm and close at 8pm. 

 

Italian Night is a new entry in a longstanding tradition of bringing people ...

Podcast Features TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro's Journey to Provide Hyperlocal News

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The Nerdtoolz Podcast featured TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro on a recent episode.

Shapiro talked about the life-changing decision that caused him to create something his hometown of New Providence, New Jersey did not have back in 2008 — a platform providing original local news and information for the borough's residents.

"When I started ...

TAPinto Journalists Named Finalists in the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists Awards

NEWARK, NJ — TAPinto journalists and their original, hyperlocal stories are finalists in the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists 2022 Excellence in Journalism Awards Contest.

"TAPinto is honored to be recognized for the outstanding journalism produced by TAPinto owner/publishers," TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro said. "At TAPinto, it's about ...

'The Caretaker' Builds to a Crescendo

MADISON, NJ - Leave it to Harold Pinter to provide us with a soul-searching, radically uncomfortable glimpse into human frailty, clashes and what could be our lives.

This all takes place in a run down house in West London, probably in the 1960s.  It’s a bitter cold winter as well. The flat is owned by Mick (Jon Barker) who provides a place to live for his younger brother Aston ...