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 ...

New Jersey’s Disabled Community Feels Inflation the Most

Whether we push a shopping cart down the supermarket aisle or order through a delivery app, all New Jerseyans are noticing that grocery prices are on the rise. 

The cost of buying food has increased by 9.1% over the past year, according to government data released last month. Combined with fluctuating gas prices, rising rents as well as interest rates, inflation is forcing many of us to ...

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 ...

Press Releases

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Now Offers Robotic Surgery At Ambulatory Surgical Pavilion

August 8, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  –  Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s Robotic Surgical Services Team recently performed its first robotic surgery case at the hospital’s outpatient Ambulatory Surgical Pavilion (ASP) using the DaVinci X robot — the latest generation of the technology.

 

Robotic surgery procedures that are now performed at the ASP include: most ...

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

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 ...

Letters to the Editor

Community Happenings

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 Forward

Hello, TAPinto reader and Looking Forward listener!

Today on Looking Forward we’re going to focus on the retail sector of the economy. We'll look at look at COVID’s impact on retail sales. We’ll also explore why some businesses have succeeded in the retail market, while others have not. We’ll peer into the future of retail sales to see what that might look ...

Cats in the Navy by Scot Christenson

Cats in the Navy by Scot Christenson. (Naval Institute Press, 2022)

 

Cats in the Navy is one of those unusual little gems  that has appeal for several types of people. If you are a cat lover, check! This book is for you! If you enjoy historical photographs, check! You might want a copy of this volume. If someone in your family is in the Navy or has a nautical background, check! ...

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 ...

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

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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 ...