Mount St. Mary Academy's Director of School & College Counseling Presents at Winter Institutes of NYSACAC

Elizabeth Roper, Director of College & School Counseling at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, participated and presented at the Winter Institutes of NYSACAC (New York State Association of College Admission Counseling) on January 7 and 14. The events were hosted by Cornell University and Syracuse University, respectively, in a virtual format.

Ms. Roper presented with committee members ...

Atlantic Health System names Geralda Xavier, MD Chief Medical Officer for Hackettstown and Newton Medical Centers

January 22, 2022

Atlantic Health System today announced Geralda Xavier, MD, MPH, MBA, CLSSGB, FACEP, has joined as Chief Medical Officer for Hackettstown and Newton Medical Centers.

Dr. Xavier is a highly skilled physician executive with more than 15 years of experience in clinical care and medical staff leadership. She is a board-certified emergency medicine physician and maintains national certifications in ...

Somerset County Park Commission to offer new outdoor program “Moonlight Meander”

Participants Can Stay Active and Safe During the Pandemic

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission’s Environmental Education Center will be hosting “Moonlight Meander,” a new outdoor program for people of all ages who enjoy the outdoors and want to stay active and safe during the pandemic.

Participants will love walking through the park under a full moon ...

Mount Saint Mary Academy Earns Dual AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award

Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung has earned the College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science A (CSA) and AP Computer Science Principles (CSP). Schools honored with the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award have expanded girls’ access to AP computer science courses.

While many schools have ...

Dress Express 'Pop-up' Boutique Now Accepting Donations

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - What are you doing with those dresses that you wore once or twice and are still in great condition and hanging in your closet? We are seeking new/gently worn prom, bridesmaid, formal, and semiformal donations. 

The curated collection will be offered on Sunday, February 20, 2022, at Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights located at 250 Connell Drive in Berkeley ...

Atlantic Health System names Geralda Xavier, MD Chief Medical Officer for Hackettstown and Newton Medical Centers

Atlantic Health System today announced Geralda Xavier, MD, MPH, MBA, CLSSGB, FACEP, has joined as Chief Medical Officer for Hackettstown and Newton Medical Centers.

Dr. Xavier is a highly skilled physician executive with more than 15 years of experience in clinical care and medical staff leadership. She is a board-certified emergency medicine physician and maintains national certifications in ...

Back to the Days of Future Past

Happy New Year’s y’all!

Time to whip out the party hats, reminisce about the year that was, and make resolutions for the year to come.

Unfortunately, this is not always easy to do, which is why we blow out party horns and drink too much champagne.

Last year at this time I looked optimistically forward to a productive year without face masks or zoom calls. Needless to say, it ...

Obituaries

- Oct 9, 2020
Warren Township - Paul P. Pompa Jr., 62, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 9, 2020 at ...
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Tuesday is National Plan for Vacation Day

January 24, 2022

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Tuesday is National Plan for Vacation Day, which encourages Americans to plan their vacation days for the entire year. Findings by the travel industry and partners have continuously shown that vacation days are not being used, thus affecting workers' mental health, personal relationships and job performance.

According to a new study by Destination Analysts, ...

Mother and Two Children Missing; Public's Help Sought

January 24, 2022

MONTVILLE, NJ – A woman and her two young children are missing from Towaco, NJ. Montville Township and Morris County law enforcement officials are seeking the public’s help in finding them.

The three were reported missing on January 23, 2022, and there is concern for their wellbeing.

Cheng Hsiao, 39, and her two children, Ethan, age 3 and Ian, age 2, were last known to ...

Gov. Murphy Announces New Vaccine Requirements; COVID-19 Rate of Transmission Remains Under 1.0

GALLOWAY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional facility will have to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Gov. Murphy says there will be no test-out of the requirement by undergoing weekly testing.

The Governor says those who are unvaccinated in the health care community have to ...

New Jersey's COVID-19 Rate of Transmission Falls Below 1.0

NEW JERSEY — The COVID-19 Rate of Transmission, the measurement of how much the virus is spreading, fell below 1.0 on Tuesday to 0.96.  A number below 1.0 means the outbreak is on the decline, with every infected person spreading COVID-19 to fewer than one additional person, on average.

The State Health Department confirmed 9,073 additional new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.

New Jersey's COVID-19 Rate of Transmission Now 1.02, Latest Sign Surge is Slowing

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey's COVID-19 Rate of Transmission stands at 1.02 on Monday, a dramatic drop since it was 1.92 on January 1.  Anything over 1.0 means COVID-19 is still spreading, but the lower the number means any infected person is spreading the virus to fewer people.

The State Department of Health confirmed 8,267 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, the third-straight day under ...

New Jersey Dreamers Featured on "Today" for Martin Luther King Day

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream, and so do a couple of dreamers here in New Jersey.  They dream of literacy and art, of bonding people together with words and images, and of helping children and adults read their way to freedom and beauty.  Now, they will tell the world about that dream.  New Brunswick's Sykes family will appear on Today on ...

Traveling in the footsteps of the great American Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

SOUTHERN U.S. -- TAPintoTV visited Atlanta, Memphis and Birmingham, traveling in the footsteps of the great American Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Atlanta is the birthplace of Dr. King, and is also home to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park. The 35-acre park is comprised of several buildings, and the Visitor Center museum contains multimedia ...