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This Summer's 'Plays in Park' Announced in Bernards; Auditions Being Held This Week and Next

May 14, 2022

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Trilogy Repertory and Bernards Township have announced this summer's planned Plays in the Park series, with performances of the musical 'Bye Bye Birdie!" and also William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing" scheduled to be staged outdoors at the township's Pleasant Valley Park amphitheater in July and August.

All performances are free and ...

Lavish with Care: Pampered Ladies Enjoy Girls' Night Out in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - As promised, merchants and restaurants in Downtown Somerville lavished extra special attention on the ladies with in-store raffles, giveaways, discounts, other promotions and live music during Thursday's "Girls' Night Out" celebration throughout the downtown district.

The popular event returned to Somerset County's Downtown after a ...

Super Heroes and Action Figures Collection Up for Bid in Online Auction

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A single-owner collection of action figures and Super Heroes accumulated over a 20-year period will be sold online Thursday, May 12 by Bodnar's Auction.

Bidding opens at 11 a.m. at

Joe Bodnar, owner of central New Jersey's largest auction house visited the consignor's home just before Christmas last year; he recalls ...

Celebrate "Bernards Township Day - A Day of Service and Pride" on May 24

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Two exciting events are coming up this month. The first on the calendar is the Charter Day Street Fair, which takes place on May 21. The street fair commemorates the issuing of a charter by King George II for the creation of the "Charter of Bernardston" in 1760. 

The second event, “Bernards Township Day - A Day of Service and Pride,” takes place ...

Learn About the History and Lore of Graduation Customs Tuesday, May 10

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Area resident Meg Wastie, M.A. will be the featured speaker at the May 10 meeting of the AAUW of Somerset Hills. Her talk will cover the history and lore of graduation customs and proceedings. She will feature the stories and meanings behind the tradition of graduation and the symbolic clothing associated with this significant rite of passage.

This meeting will be held in ...

Donations Still Accepted For Ukrianian Fundraiser Held At Farmstead Arts

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - There's still time to contribute to the Farmstead Arts' already successful fundraiser to benefit refugees displaced by the ongoing war in Ukraine, which kicked off with a special event in the Farmstead's barn on April 24.

The public fundraiser featured a Pysanka (orthodox Ukrainian Easter egg decorating) demonstration, refreshments and live music. Local talented ...

Register for 'The Music of Star Wars' - a Virtual Presentation


BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Music of Star Wars will be presented virtually from 7 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, courtesy of the Bernards Township Library. The program is free and is designed for adults.

The special Star Wars program will be presented by Gil Harel, PhD. He will focus on composer John Williams, and  discuss the importance of music in cinema, specifically ...

Walking Tour of Historic Basking Ridge Village Set for May 14

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - It’s that time of year, again - Spring. One of the highlights of living in Bernards Township is the annual spring walking tour of the historic village of Basking Ridge, which is also the fundraiser for the Mr. Local History Project local high school scholarship.

The event, which is sold out every year, will be held on Saturday, May 14, so order tickets today, ...

Got Milk? Grab Some Cookies, Settle in for Auction of NJ Milk Bottles

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mark Conover had an obsession with New Jersey milk bottles, cataloging and researching the history of each bottle and the dairy farms that were once prevalent in the Garden State,

He passed away in February, 2021, leaving behind a collection of 4,500 milk bottles and related items displayed on custom-built shelves in the basement of his Long Branch home, arranged ...

Take a Walk in the Park While Reading a Story

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Summer is around the corner, and that means one of the favorite attractions at Pleasant Valley Park is back - StoryWalk®. Adults and children will be able to read a children's book, one page at a time, as they walk around the park.

The program is a project of the Bernards Township Library in conjunction with Bernards Township Parks and Recreation. It is an ...


'They're Playing Our Song' at Fellowship Cultural Arts Center Opens This Weekend

April 22, 2022

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Trilogy Repertory is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for "They’re Playing Our Song," which will be presented at the Fellowship Cultural Arts Center on April 23, 29, and 30 at 7:30 p.m.; and on April 24 at 2:30 p.m. With a book by Neil Simon, music by Marvin Hamlisch, and lyrics by Carole Bayer Sager, the musical is inspired by the real-life ...


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Home of the Week: 831 Grandview Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090

Check out 831 Grandview Ave in Westfield; this colonial in the Manor Park neighborhood won’t last long. With a new outdoor staircase leading to the enclosed front porch, a new roof, and other updates since 2021, you’re getting modern living with classic character. From the porch, you’ll step in to the sun filled living room with bay windows that flows into the updated kitchen ...

Four Atlantic Health System Medical Centers get ‘A’ Grade for Safety by Leapfrog for Spring 2022

May 11, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its Spring 2022 Hospital Safety Grades.

“Safety is the foundation of ...

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Liz Fandel, SVP, Fellowship Senior Living, shares her vision of Fellowship Connected Living powered by Livindi with industry leaders.


'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Local Marketing in a Digital World

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on Sergeant Marketing's Milestone Mindset Live speaking about Local Marketing in a Digital World. The series helps viewers attract and retain clients and donors.

Shapiro and host Nancy Sergeant talked about a number of topics, including the value of local marketing in the post-pandemic economy, how ...

TAPinto Publisher Bobbie Peer Receives Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to Women Award

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Bobbie Peer is a business owner, a networker, a marketer and a survivor.

"I am a single mother and I made it," Peer said. "I work hard, I'm passionate about what I do and I form relationships. I am a success."

Peer, the publisher of five TAPinto sites, recently received a Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

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