Gary Vaynerchuk - Entrepreneur and Internet personality

November 30, 2020

Gary Vaynerchuk graduated from North Hunterdon High School and is a well-known author, speaker, and Internet personality.[He is a co-founder of the restaurant reservation software company Resy and Empathy Wines.[First known as a wine critic who expanded his family's wine business, Vaynerchuk is now more known for his work in digital marketing and social ...

William Henry Cotton - Painter, Caricaturist, and Playwright

William Henry 'Will' Cotton was an American portrait painter, caricaturist, and playwright.​ In 1958, Cotton died at his home in Sergeantsville section of Delaware Township at the age of 77.

He was a founder of the National Association of Portrait Painters and exhibited at the National Academy of Design in New York City, the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, the Art Institute ...

John "Liver-Eating" Johnson - Inspired the character "Jeremiah Johnson" played by Robert Redford in the movie of the same title.

John "Liver-Eating" Johnson, born Jeremiah Johnston in 1824 in the area of the Hickory Tavern between Pattenburg and Little York, near the border of what is today Alexandria and Union Townships. He was a mountain man of the American Old West, who moved west to try his luck in gold diggings in Alder ...

Given all we have been through in the state this year, what are you still truly thankful for?

This has been a year of great challenges for New Jersey, and the United States as well. From a very contentious presidential election to the COVID19 pandemic, our nation and our neighborhoods have been pushed to the brink. The impact on our business community, our healthcare delivery system and our stress level has been enormous. We’ve lost loved ones, lost businesses, and many feel ...

Central Soccer Star Evan Vasquez is the Athlete of the Week

November 30, 2020

Hunterdon Central Boys Soccer Player Evan Vasquez.

Evan is a Junior forward who scored 3 goals in the State Playoff. He had 2 goals in a 4-0 quarterfinal win against Franklin and the game-winning goal in the 1-0 Sectional Championship. He finished the season with 5 goals and 3 assists and will be looked to as one of the top returners next season.

"Evan is one of the most passionate ...

Sarah Nickelson - Yoga Instructor

 

Yoga is an ancient and complex practice, rooted in Indian philosophy. Yoga as exercise is a physical activity consisting mainly of postures, often connected by flowing sequences, sometimes accompanied by breathing exercises, and frequently ending with relaxation lying down or meditation. Yoga in this form has become familiar across the world, and very much ...

Dickens Village in Maplewood NJ Celebrates the Holiday Season with New Pandemic Safety Measures

December 4, 2020

MAPLEWOOD,  NJ -- TAPintoTV's Stephanie Willoughby visited Maplewood's Dickens Village in 2019, and the community tradition of re-creating the village from Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" continues in Ricalton Square this year featuring special pandemic-related safety measures.

Dickens Village will be open to the public from 1pm - 3pm on December ...

AJ Perri Installing with Indoor Air Purifiers that Kill Coronavirus on Surfaces in the Home

TINTON FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur speaks with Kevin Watson, Manager at AJ Perri, to learn about the company’s new indoor air scrubbers proven to kill the virus that causes COVID-19 and which are now available for home installation. 

AJ Perri is a major provider of heating, air conditioning, and plumbing services to households across New Jersey.

Hunterdon County Reporting 49 Additional COVID Cases, as of Thursday

December 4, 2020

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County is reporting 49 more COVID-19 cases as of Thursday, bringing the total to 2,643.

The county is not reporting any additional fatalities, keeping the total at 78.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 44 cases, 0 deaths
Bethlehem Township – 69 cases, 1 death
Bloomsbury Borough – 9 cases, 0 ...

Hunterdon County Up 29 More COVID-19 Cases, as of Wednesday

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County is reporting 29 more COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday, bringing the total to 2,594.

The county is not reporting any additional fatalities, keeping the total at 78.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 44 cases, 0 deaths
Bethlehem Township – 67 cases, 1 death
Bloomsbury Borough – 9 cases, 0 ...

Murphy Updates COVID-19 Numbers, Updates Health Restrictions in Latest Press Conference

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy provided an update on remote vs. in-class school districts during his COVID-19 press briefing Dec. 2. Murphy said that right now there are 89 districts fully open for in-person instruction, 438 offering hybrid of in-person and remote instruction, 246 moving to all-remote learning, and 38 operating a mix.

Four new in-school outbreaks were confirmed over ...

32nd Hunterdon County Business Expo GOES VIRTUAL

November 27, 2020

Join the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce for the 32nd Annual Hunterdon County Business Expo Starting on November 5th through December 31st!

View the Expo

This year the Chamber will be holding a virtual marketing version of their Annual Business Expo throughout the months of November and December. The Mission Statement of the Chamber to enhance an economic climate that advances ...

8 Thoughts to Share at the Thanksgiving Table Happy Thanksgiving from TAPinto

It’s this time of year, Thanksgiving, when we get to sit down with our families and share food, stories, good humor, and wisdom.

The one person I miss around this time of year is my dad, Bernie Novick. A great storyteller as well as a great listener. He’d share great stories with outstanding wisdom for lifelong learning.

Here are eight bits of wisdom from my father I ...

TAPinto Flemington-Raritan Expands Staff of Reporters, Adds Exciting New Features

Since the beginning of the year, TAPinto Flemington-Raritan has expanded its coverage of Hunterdon County and the Flemington/Raritan area, with greater community engagement, high school sports reports, and an increased staff of experienced investigative journalists.

“We're proud of the quality that our reporters bring to TAPinto Flemington-Raritan, with expanded coverage of ...

Former Business Adminstrator Sues Lambertville for 'Improper Removal'

December 1, 2020

LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - When Lambertville Mayor Julia Fahl ran for office in 2018, one central campaign issue was hiring a full-time city business administrator.

Two months into her tenure, the city posted an employment opportunity for the position and, by May 2019, former South Orange Mayor Alex Torpey had been hired for the newly created position. Torpey, who also served as business administrator ...

South Hunterdon Schools to Close Through December 11

LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - In an email to the South Hunterdon Regional School District (SHRSD) community Nov. 29, Superintendent Anthony Suozzo outlined that the schools will be transitioning to remote learning Nov. 30 through Dec. 11.

Students in middle and high school began full online instruction Nov. 30, while students at Lambertville and West Amwell public schools will begin Dec. 1, “so ...

32nd Hunterdon County Business Expo GOES VIRTUAL

Join the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce for the 32nd Annual Hunterdon County Business Expo Starting on November 5th through December 31st!

View the Expo

This year the Chamber will be holding a virtual marketing version of their Annual Business Expo throughout the months of November and December. The Mission Statement of the Chamber to enhance an economic climate that advances ...

Outdoor Nativity with Animals Set at West Amwell Church

December 3, 2020

WEST AMWELL TWP. -- The annual Outdoor Live Nativity Pageant will be held at Old Rocks Church on Sunday, Dec. 6 beginning at 7 p.m.

The pageant is presented by area children with live animals and the manger located under the authentic old horse shed attached to the small stone church built in 1843. Special music is also part of this program, described by organizers as a “simple but ...

Improving Awareness

November 25, 2020

To the Editor:

The students in the photo mocking the killing of a black man, are not fans of President Donald Trump.  If you look at his record instead of reading and listening to media, you will learn that Trump has done more to help minorities than any other president in decades:

Highest employment rates for blacks, Hispanics and Asians
Highest funding for historically ...

The 2020 Election

To the Editor:

I am 74 and have been voting for 53 years and in the 2020 Presidential election I am seeing something I have never seen before. A candidate that lost both the popular vote and electoral vote refusing to accept the results. A candidate that is professing that he won the election and the election was a conspiracy to prevent him from winning. He has instituted legal challenges one ...

Community Conversations: How To Win By Quitting Smoking

On the latest Community Conversation from Atlantic Health System, Dr. Stanley Fiel, Regional Chairman of Medicine, Atlantic Health System, explains why this year’s smoking cessation efforts are more important than ever.

 

Community Conversations: Healthy Holiday Decisions

The seasons of gratitude and giving can also come with some real dietary challenges. On this Community Conversation, Dr. Elkin Nunez, director of endocrinology at Atlantic Health System's Morristown Medical Center, will share some important tips to help those with diabetes make healthy holiday decisions.

 

Murphy Updates COVID-19 Numbers, Updates Health Restrictions in Latest Press Conference

December 3, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy provided an update on remote vs. in-class school districts during his COVID-19 press briefing Dec. 2. Murphy said that right now there are 89 districts fully open for in-person instruction, 438 offering hybrid of in-person and remote instruction, 246 moving to all-remote learning, and 38 operating a mix.

Four new in-school outbreaks were confirmed over ...

No Sitting on Santa’s Lap, Other Holiday Coronavirus Guidance from State Medical Director 

NEW JERSEY, NJ — Santa Claus may be coming to town, but he’ll have to physically distance when he gets here.

Medical Director at the New Jersey Department of Health, Edward Lifshitz, said Monday that among other COVID-19 health protocols, this year children should not be permitted to sit on Santa’s lap.  

The state will release more guidance later ...

Murphy Announces Resources for People Overwhelmed During Holidays Due to COVID-19

CAMDEN, NJ — The COVID-19 pandemic has not relented on New Jerseyans since March, claiming loved-ones, putting families in financial ruts and set to change the fabric of the holiday season to come. 

With three days to go until Thanksgiving, Gov. Phil Murphy shared resources for those feeling overwhelmed.

“We recognize that with everything that we have already endured, plus ...