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TAPinto Launches Free TAPinto App for iPhone and Android: Download it Today

January 16, 2017

TAPinto.net launched a free TAPinto App today for iPhone and Android, enabling readers to obtain their local news and events in a fast, easy-to-use application.  With this launch, TAPinto becomes one of the only local news publications in the country to have its own App.

The TAPinto App not only features news and events, but also enables readers to receive push notifications regarding ...

Schools Remember King on MLK Day, Even as Town Offices, Library Were Closed [Update]

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Bernards Township municipal offices were closed Monday, Jan. 16, a federal holiday. The Bernards Township Library also was closed "in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day."

Bernards Township Schools, however, remained open on the holiday. 

As is traditional, the eighth grade at the William Annin Middle School gathered at an ...

Celebrating Winter With the Ridge Choral Choir (Photos)

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Winter can seem like an awful long season, but the Ridge Choral Choir, led by Director Barbara Retzko, started off the season with song and style.

The Ridge Winter Choral Concert filled the high school's Performing Arts Center a few days before students and staff left for the winter holidays. Here are a few scenes from that event, in case you missed it. (But there's ...

Gov. Livingston Alum Acts on Dream: Alec Feinsot Starts Teen Theater Production Company

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Livingston alumnus and entrepreneur, Alec Feinsot (2016 graduate), had an idea when he was 13 to start a teen theater production company -- and now, just six years later, he is seeing that dream realized. His new company, Shining Star Players, launched in 2015 and has already had two productions in 2016. 

In addition to his company, ...

'Nature Through A Child's Eye' Exhibit Underway at EEC in Basking Ridge

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The 25th annual "Nature Through a Child's Eye" exhibit of children's artwork showing how they experience the world of nature is underway at the Somerset County Park Commission's Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Basking Ridge, where it will run until Sunday, Feb. 5. The exhibit is free and open daily.

Students from St. James School in ...

Basking Ridge Looks Back and Ahead at the New Year

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Celebrity deaths weren't the only departures to make headlines in 2016: This past year, Basking Ridge lost what was the township's most famous occupant, ever. 

The township's historic white oak tree, believed to be about 600 years old, started out last spring with fewer than usual buds and leaves. But the tree's tenders at the Basking Ridge Presbyterian ...

Warren Student Set to Perform with the Bands of America Honor Band in the 2017 Rose Parade®

PASADENA, CA - Andrew Morrison, a senior at Watchung Hills Regional High School and the Drum Major for the Marching Warriors, has been busy rehearsing as a member of the Bands of America (BOA) Honor Band as they prepare for their featured appearance in the 2017 Tournament of Roses® Parade on Jan.

Waiting for Snow: Bernards Township's Snowperson Contest Eligibility Begins New Year's Day

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Don't count on having your entry on New Year's Day, 2017, but the Bernards Township Snowman (or snowwoman) contest is back for this year, and officially begins on Jan. 1.

The township is asking young residents to send in a photo of a snow character built within the township from between Jan.1 to March 31, 2017 for a chance to win the township's ...

National Weather Service Predicts (Relatively) Clear Skies in Basking Ridge on New Year's Eve and Early on Jan. 1

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - It probably won't rain or snow on Saturday whether you are watching the Happy New Year's ball drop at Times Square in New York City - or over at a neighbor's house with only a short drive or walk back to your home - but the National Weather Service said that chances for precipitation on New Year's Eve are slightly more likely in Central ...

Bernards Township Offices Closed Monday; Pill Hill Recycling & Library Open New Year's Eve Day

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Bernards Township Library, municipal offices, and township schools will all remain closed on Monday, Jan. 2, the day after New Year's Day. But you still have time to take care of (at least some) business through New Year's Eve.

Unlike on the day prior to Christmas and Hanukkah Eve, Bernards Township offices will be open for a full day on Friday, Dec. 30.

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Winter Wedding Show Set For Jan. 28 At Basking Ridge Country Club

January 12, 2017

Save the date! Basking Ridge Country Club is hosting its Winter Wedding Show on Saturday, Jan. 28. Doors open at 1 p.m.

Enjoy an assortment of the Chef’s finest butler-passed hors d'oeuvres, the seasonal Market Display and wedding cake! Meet with vendors and see the beautiful banquet space all set up. 

Guests will also be entered to win a Caribbean honeymoon! 

Take ...

Winter Wedding Show Set For Jan. 28 At Basking Ridge Country Club

January 12, 2017

Save the date! Basking Ridge Country Club is hosting its Winter Wedding Show on Saturday, Jan. 28. Doors open at 1 p.m.

Enjoy an assortment of the Chef’s finest butler-passed hors d'oeuvres, the seasonal Market Display and wedding cake! Meet with vendors and see the beautiful banquet space all set up. 

Guests will also be entered to win a Caribbean honeymoon! 

Take ...