Agent Spotlight: Kristen Murphy

Kristen Murphy, Sales Associate in the Morristown office, is the agent you’ve been looking for! Whether you’re looking to buy, sell, or rent, she is there to ensure the best possible outcome. Kristen understands how important and stressful the home search process can be and she’s committed to make it as smooth as possible for all her clients.

A Morris township native, now ...

South Plainfield Junior Baseball Club will Begin Hosting Tryouts this Week

South Plainfield Junior Baseball Club will begin hosting tryouts this week for the upcoming Travel Season for 8U, 9U, 10U, 11U, and 12U Teams (7U will be in Spring).  This is a commitment from Sept and typically through the end of July depending on the Team's Plans. More details are in the flyers.  Only one tryout is required, but coming to both is strongly ...

TAPinto Reader Mail Bag: Not Shy About Speaking Up!

NEW JERSEY — TAPinto's News Around New Jersey readers had a lot to say recently about our recent stories focusing on guns, red-light-running and the money perks for those running the most powerful union in New Jersey.

The biggest response was about a foundation report on what the top officials of the New Jersey Education Association were earning in salaries and from a separate ...

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Three Atlantic Health System Hospitals Receive Five-Star Rating by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in Updated Hospital Quality Star Rating

August 3, 2022

Atlantic Health System announced today that three of its hospitals recently earned a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the highest ranking offered by the federal agency. Collectively, Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center and Newton Medical Center account for three of New Jersey’s only four hospitals to achieve this ...

ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL ACHIEVES HEALTHGRADES 2022 LABOR AND DELIVERY EXCELLENCE AWARD™

[New Brunswick, NJ] – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) today announced that it has earned the 2022 Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ from Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and hospitals. This distinction places the hospital’s maternity program among the top ten percent of hospitals evaluated for overall labor and delivery ...

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South Plainfield Junior Baseball Club will Begin Hosting Tryouts this Week

August 2, 2022

South Plainfield Junior Baseball Club will begin hosting tryouts this week for the upcoming Travel Season for 8U, 9U, 10U, 11U, and 12U Teams (7U will be in Spring).  This is a commitment from Sept and typically through the end of July depending on the Team's Plans. More details are in the flyers.  Only one tryout is required, but coming to both is strongly ...

Summer Food Service Pickup - Starting Wednesday August 3rd, 2022

The Free and Reduced Lunch Application for the 2022-2023 school year will be available on Genesis starting Wednesday, July 27th, 2022. 

 

Summer breakfast and lunch will be available for pickup free of charge for all South Plainfield students.  Pick up will start on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022 between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm, at the Leonard A. Tobias Administration ...

Looking ForwardTM Podcast to Hit 100 Episodes This Week

Looking Forward, the podcast that focuses on global trends and the future, and most importantly, the OPPORTUNITIES they are creating, will reach the 100-episode milestone this week.

Jeff Ostroff, creator, host, and producer of Looking Forward, reports that the 100th episode will focus on opportunities created by the somewhat obscure, yet growing industry known as “fiscal ...

The Hotel Nantucket

 The Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand. (Little, Brown, 2022)

 

Ladies,  the latest Elin Hilderbrand novel to tuck into your beach bag has arrived. It is The Hotel Nantucket.  Although this is Hilderbrand’s 27th book about her beloved island, this charming novel has a more whimsical tone than many of the others and will provide a few hours of pleasant romance and ...

An Unorthodox Match and An Observant Wife by Naomi Ragen

An Unorthodox Match (2019) and An Observant Wife by Naomi Ragen (St. Martin’s Press, 2021).

 

Contemporary literature regarding the Orthodox Jewish community is often about young people who want to escape the stringent laws and customs of a restrictive lifestyle. For example, Deborah Feldman’s beautiful book, Unorthodox, followed the escape of an Orthodox woman from her ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, August 9, 4:00 PM

South Plainfield

Tiger Softball Tryouts

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Tue, August 9, 7:05 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Somerset Patriots vs. Hartford Yard Goats (COL) ...

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Wed, August 10, 12:00 AM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Somerset Patriots vs. Hartford Yard Goats (COL) ...

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Thu, August 11, 11:05 AM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Somerset Patriots vs. Hartford Yard Goats (COL) ...

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Thu, August 11, 6:00 PM

Scotch Plains

Eating to Beat Inflammation

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Fri, August 12, 12:00 AM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Somerset Patriots vs. Hartford Yard Goats (COL) ...

Columns

Diegnan bill requiring New Jersey to establish electric school bus program becomes law

Gov. Phil Murphy today signed into law a bill requiring the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to develop and implement an electric school bus program.

Senator Patrick J. Diegnan Jr., D-Middlesex, sponsored the legislation, which is designed to determine the operational reliability and cost effectiveness of replacing diesel-powered school buses with electric counterparts for the ...

Bookmarks

Now that summer is in full swing, it’s the perfect time to plan some day trips around New Jersey.  The library has plenty of books on various getaway ideas that families can go on in and around New Jersey.  Summer is also a great time to take advantage of our very popular museum pass program.  Library patrons can come to the library and purchase discounted tickets for the ...

TAPinto South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen Named Grand Marshal of Labor Day Parade

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — When Darlene Tedesco-Cullen received a call from South Plainfield Councilwoman Christine Faustini to talk about the borough's annual Labor Day parade, Tedesco-Cullen thought she knew what it was about.

"Usually I help judge the floats, so I figured she was going to ask me if I was going to be around Labor Day to judge again," Tedesco-Cullen, the ...