William Henry Cotton - Painter, Caricaturist, and Playwright

November 19, 2020

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 ...

Samuel L. Bodine -Former Mayor of Flemington Becomes Acting Governor

Samuel Bodine served in the New Jersey Senate and as chairman of the New Jersey Republican State Committee. Bodine was raised in Flemington where his father had established the Bodine Lumber Company in 1895. After graduation from Lafayette College, he joined his father's lumber company.

Bodine served as Mayor of Flemington from 1928 to 1936 and went on to serve on the Hunterdon County ...

Is Governor Murphy making the right decision regarding COVID19? Or is he being overzealous in his approach? 

As we enter the beginning of the holiday season, the Center for Disease Control has issued warnings that the nation is in the midst of a second COVID19 wave. Everyday there are new record numbers of corona virus cases nationally.

In, New Jersey, Governor Murphy has issues new executive orders that impact gathers at restaurants and high school sports. This impacts family plans and the economy ...

Sarah Nickelson - Yoga Instructor

November 21, 2020

 

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 ...

Barb Whitman Winner of Pickleball "Luck of Draw" Tournament.

Flemington Pickleball Club is a brand new pickleball-only facility, featuring 5 indoor, climate-controlled courts and a spacious member lounge.

Pickleball is a sport described as "a combination of ping-pong, tennis, and badminton", played in schools, parks and recreation centers, correctional facilities, camps, and retirement communities.

Congratulations to ...

Hunterdon Girls Tennis Team Star

The Hunterdon Central Girls Team, under the coaching of Will Daly, is now ranked #18 in the state, and they have an excellent opportunity to make a run in the state tournament.  The top three girls are a combined 26-1 in singles play. 

Kyla Malloy- First Singles (9th grade) - Kyla has dominant groundstrokes, amazing defensive play, a great work ethic, and is a huge asset ...

How to Survive Political Discussions at Your Next Family Holiday Gathering

November 24, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Clinical psychologist Dr. Meryl Dorf sat down with TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur to provide strategies on how to negotiate potentially difficult political discussions at family holiday gatherings.

Dr. Dorf joined Brodeur at East Main Media Studios’ studio facility earlier in 2020, after being featured several times on TAPintoTV via Zoom. East ...

Joe Apfelbaum Tells Ellen Volpe How to Go From Frustration to MOJOvation on Opportunity Calls

LONG ISLAND, NY -- Ellen Volpe, President of American Business Associates, spoke with Joe Apfelbaum, CEO of Ajax Union, on a recent episode of Opportunity Calls with Ellen Volpe.

Apfelbaum’s position as CEO of an internet-based marketing company is only one of his many roles. “Joe is a business mentor, leader, direct marketing guru, extraordinary networker, educator, ...

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Hunterdon County Reporting 30 New COVID Cases, as of Monday

November 24, 2020

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County saw an increase of 30 COVID-19 cases as of Monday evening, bringing the total to 2,283 cases.

The county is not reporting any new fatalities from COVID-19, keeping the total at 76, between the ages of 31 and 102.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 35 cases, 0 deaths
Bethlehem Township – 60 cases, 1 ...

Hunterdon County Reporting More Than 100 New COVID Cases Since Friday

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County saw an increase of 112 COVID-19 cases since Friday, bringing the total to 2,253 cases, as of Sunday evening.

The county is reporting one new fatality from COVID-19, bringing the total to 76, between the ages of 31 and 102.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 35 cases, 0 deaths
Bethlehem Township – 60 ...

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 ...

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

November 12, 2020

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 ...

Purchase of Closson Property Discussed, Residents Concerned About Spending Money Now

November 14, 2020

LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - Lambertville Mayor Julia Fahl convened with city council for a Nov. 10 virtual voting session where the first and main topic of the evening was the city’s exploration of purchasing the historic Closson property on the town’s north end.

Fahl began the presentation by showing a panoramic overhead photograph of the plot of land, and recommended council members ...

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 ...

Lambertville Mayor Exploring Acquisition of Closson Property

LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - In September, Ed and Debbie Closson, of Lambertville, listed their N. Main Street property for sale. The family’s ties to Lambertville go back well past 100 years.

In the 1940s, Ed Closson’s grandmother donated the land that now houses the fire department, Lambertville Public School and Ely Park to the city. Today, remaining parts of that property encompass the ...

South Plainfield-Based Puleo International Opening November 20

November 19, 2020

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in South Plainfield.

Puleo International, a fourth-generation family-owned manufacturer and distributor of unique handcrafted holiday décor items located on Kennedy Road, will open its doors to the public for their 16th Annual Christmas Sale on Friday, Nov. 20.The warehouse will be open seven days a week ...

The 2020 Election

November 24, 2020

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 ...

Magic Mushrooms, Gov. Murphy and a Coward

To the Editor:

The ancient Greek storyteller Aesop famously said that "appearances can often be deceiving" and the administration of Gov. Murphy has deceived the citizens of New Jersey again.  The citizens of New Jersey voted to legalize recreational marijuana at his urging because he said it would be the "right thing to do." However, what Gov. Murphy actually did was ...

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.

 

Worried about Memory Decline? Screening Can Ease Your Mind

Memory loss can be scary. People often ignore worrisome changes in thinking and behavior as they age, but it’s important to find out what is causing the changes. If you are among the 10% of seniors who develop Alzheimer’s disease, you can learn about treatments to slow its progression and manage symptoms.

As a cognitive neurologist who helped develop Atlantic Health ...

Trump Truck Parades: One of Four Staging Areas Expected to be in Flemington

October 30, 2020

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - No fewer than four Trump Truck parades will traverse state highways Saturday morning on their way to Somerset County for a massive rally in support of the president in Bedminster, according to organizers.

All four parades will converge on state highways that connect with the Somerville traffic circle.

Trump Truck parades have grown in popularity since the end of summer; an ...

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

November 23, 2020

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 ...

Gov. Murphy Addresses Verbal Confrontation During Family Outing in Red Bank

NEW JERSEY — A video has heavily circulated showing Gov. Phil Murphy being loudly confronted Saturday night at a Red Bank restaurant while he was outdoors dining with his wife and the rest of his family. 

At least two women reportedly approached the governor’s table during the encounter. Murphy was out eating with his wife, three sons and daughter.

One woman in the video, ...

Kean Concedes 7th Congressional District Election to Malinowski

NEW JERSEY - State Sen. Tom Kean Jr. has conceded the 7th Congressional District election to Democratic incumbent Tom Malinowski, who will be sworn to a second term in the House of Representatives in January 2021.

Down by more than 11 percent on Election Night, Kean and his supporters held out hope as the margin narrowed over the past two weeks as the paper ballots were counted by election ...