Mount St. Mary Academy Euro Challenge Winners Visit European Delegation

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The victors of this year’s Euro Challenge competition – Zoe Daly of Piscataway, Victoria Fekete of Livingston, Lillian Del Rossi of Union, Charlotte Jotz of Scotch Plains, and Akshaya Karanam of Woodbridge, Katie Ferris of Westfield, and Gwen Oakley of Maplewood – traveled to Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 13, where they were celebrated ...

Overlook Strong again: After two-year hiatus, Overlook Medical Center’s best and brightest celebrated at Excellence Awards

July 1, 2022

SUMMIT, NJ – JUNE 2022 – Enthusiastic applause filled the gala room as each name was called, and team members from departments spanning Overlook Medical Center strode proudly to the stage to accept their awards.

It had been three years since Overlook had celebrated its standout team members at its annual Excellence Awards. The event, like many in-person gatherings, went on hiatus ...

Mount St. Mary Academy Euro Challenge Winners Visit European Delegation

The victors of this year’s Euro Challenge competition - Zoe Daly of Piscataway, Victoria Fekete of Livingston, Lillian Del Rossi of Union, Charlotte Jotz of Scotch Plains, and Akshaya Karanam of Woodbridge, Katie Ferris of Westfield, and Gwen Oakley of Maplewood – traveled to Washington, D.C. on Monday, June 13, where they were celebrated for winning the contest ...

Overlook Medical Center earns national award for quality and safety in the operating room

SUMMIT, NJ – Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, recently received the Center of OR Excellence (CORE) Award by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN).

The award recognizes Overlook’s surgical units for measured improvement in every aspect of surgical patient care. For patients and their families, this signifies exceptional care through ...

Long Beach Island Named NJ's Best Summer Travel Destination

June 26, 2022

LBI Region, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, which serves as the accredited Destination Marketing Organization for the Long Beach Island region, proudly shares the 2022 Travel Pulse report for the best summer destinations in America.

The members of the chamber recognize the importance of a summer vacation, and look forward to welcoming friends and families to this great ...

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RONSTADT REVUE

Don't Worry, Be Happy

As a sentient human being, I need to stop thinking.

Happy the elephant is not a person, New York court rules.

I was confused by this headline because in the clipped style common to breaking news reports, I understood it to mean that New York’s court system is joyful that an elephant is not a person.

That made me happy too. Although not in the same way as the elephant, who’s ...

Lend Me Your Ears

I was excited to hear that a woman has undergone a successful ear transplant with a brand new ear bioprinted from her own cells.

Not understanding exactly what this meant, my excitement in hearing the news had more to do with gratitude that my own hearing eliminates any personal need for new car doors. I am not that attached to my ears, although they are quite attached to me, but I kind of ...

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- Oct 9, 2020
Warren Township - Paul P. Pompa Jr., 62, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 9, 2020 at ...
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Long Beach Island Named NJ's Best Summer Travel Destination

June 26, 2022

LBI Region, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, which serves as the accredited Destination Marketing Organization for the Long Beach Island region, proudly shares the 2022 Travel Pulse report for the best summer destinations in America.

The members of the chamber recognize the importance of a summer vacation, and look forward to welcoming friends and families to this great ...

4 Injured in Crash, DWI After Driver Flees, Flips Car: Reports

June 27, 2022

Editor's Note: This story was updated with additional information provided by police Monday.

WESTFIELD, NJ — Four people were injured, and a 22-year-old Westfield man arrested on DWI charges Saturday night after crashing his car, fleeing the scene then crashing again, NJ Advance Media reported, citing authorities.

Police Chief Christopher Battiloro told NJ.com that when officers ...

Police Investigating After Early Morning Attack on College Avenue in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are investigating after someone was punched near the Rutgers bus stop on College Avenue early this morning.

The victim, who was not identified in a press release issued by the Rutgers University Police Department, was transported to a local hospital where he or she was treated for injuries that were not life threatening.

Police said the incident happened at ...

New Jersey Mourns NFL Legend, Kenilworth Native Tony Siragusa, 55

KENILWORTH, NJ – Known by most as “Goose,” Tony Siragusa, a Kenilworth native and former NFL defensive tackle who became one of football’s greatest players has died at the age of 55.

Since the sudden death was announced countless residents have taken to social media to respond with condolences, memories and respects to the husband and father of three that ...

Dozens Arrested at Illegal 'Pop-Up' Party Near Willowbrook Mall

WAYNE, NJ – Nearly four dozen people were detained by Wayne Police after an illegal “pop-up party” was very briefly held in a vacant commercial property in Wayne on Saturday night.

New Jersey State Police tipped off Wayne Police Chief Jack McNiff on Saturday afternoon, warning him that a group of people were posting invitations on social media for a “pop-up” party ...

Rutgers Board of Governors Approves 2.9 Percent Tuition Increase

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers University Board of Governors Tuesday approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-2023 academic year that includes a 2.9 percent increase in tuition and fees, nearly two-thirds below the current rate of inflation.

“We remain committed to providing excellence in academic experience and opportunity at an affordable and accessible price, and to ensuring ...

Lawsuit Claims Westfield Cop’s Stops Were ‘Racially Influenced.’ Watch The Video

WESTFIELD, NJ — A Westfield police officer ticketed a Black driver he pulled over for speeding but did not issue a citation to a white man he stopped for driving more than twice the speed limit early that same morning, according to law enforcement videos obtained by TAPinto Westfield through public records requests.

The traffic stops detailed in the footage are at the heart of a March ...

'Enchanted April' Delights at Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ — It’s a welcome sign to see The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey opening for its 60th Anniversary Season. “Enchanted April” is a charming and moving choice with warmer weather coming on. The play also speaks to us on a number of levels, especially after our long hiatus during COVID-19.

The script by Matthew Barger, from a novel by Elizabet ...