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Somerset County Announces 10 COVID Vaccination Clinics for this Week With All 3 Vaccines

May 8, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County has scheduled 10 open vaccination clinics for the week of May 10 as part of its effort to make it easy for every resident to be protected against the COVID-19 virus.

In addition to hosting clinics throughout the county, for the first time Somerset will be providing all three CDC approved vaccines after receiving its first allotment of ...

Somerset County Announces 50% of Adults Fully Vaccinated, 70% Received First Dose

SOMERVILLE, NJ_  Somerset County has reached a major milestone with 50 percent of adults who are 18 years or older being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and 70 percent having received their first dose, Somerset County announced on Monday.

This puts Somerset County in range of its goal to exceed 70 percent of adults fully vaccinated. However, the county's officials ...

Local Author of 'Chronic Junkie' will be featured in upcoming WABC Special; Timothy Ryan Shares his Story of Addiction

"Timothy Ryan had an ideal upbringing. He was born into a loving family, had many friends, grew up in a nice neighborhood (Berkeley Heights), and received a good education. Still, none of that was enough to prevent him from falling into the clutches of addiction."

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Timothy Ryan, who grew up in Berkeley Heights, wrote his own story of addiction ...

New Jersey Opens Vaccinations to Residents Ages 16+

NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey residents ages 16 and up are now eligible to get vaccinated. 

"Today, everyone who lives, works, or studies in New Jersey, ages 16+, is now eligible to be vaccinated," Gov. Phil Murphy said during his COVID press briefing in Trenton on Monday afternoon. "At this time, those ages 16 and 17 can only receive the Pfizer vaccine and must be accompanied ...

Basking Ridge Teens Weigh in on Legalized Marijuana Issue at Bernardsville Meeting

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Before its members ultimately voted in favor of an ordinance prohibiting the operation of any class of cannabis business within the borough’s boundaries, the Bernardsville Borough Council Monday night heard presentations from four Basking Ridge teens on the issue.

Paige Nielsen, Youth Engagement Coordinator for the Bernardsville-based nonprofit, Community in ...

Bernardsville Borough Council Says No to Sales of Pot in Town

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The Borough Council unanimously passed an ordinance at its meeting Monday night that prohibits the operation of any class of cannabis business within the borough’s boundaries. 

A section of the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and Marketplace Modernization Act that Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law in February authorizes municipalities ...

Somerset County Suspends J&J Vaccinations; Distribution Impacted

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Following the recommendation of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the US Food and Drug Administration to pause the use of the Johnson&Johnson one-shot COVID vaccine due to an “extremely rare” complication, Somerset County Department of Health is suspending its use for all populations.

“Somerset County has not seen any ...

Bernards Working to Secure COVID Vaccines for Local Homebound Persons

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Bernards Township health department is looking to bring COVID-19 vaccines to homebound senior citizens or disabled persons in the area.

The health department already has hired a Vulnerable Populations Outreach Coordinator, Riya Patel, to identify the most at-need residents within the department's coverage area, and to connect them to vaccine ...

Eight New COVID Cases Overnight in Bernards Township

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ — The Somerset County Department of Health Sunday reported an increase of 111 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county on Sunday.

The New Jersey Department of Health on Sunday reported a total of 837,052 positive cases of the coronavirus since the pandemic began its spread in the state one year ago, an increase of ...

How to Battle Depression, Anxiety, Suicidal Thoughts During Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted just about every aspect of life: shutting down businesses, closing schools, instituting remote learning, limiting social interactions, and preventing activities, such as sports, from taking place. While government leaders and the CDC report on the physical toll the pandemic is having, COVID is having a serious impact on mental health.

Professionals who deal ...

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Bernardsville to Unveil Completed Mural This Month

May 6, 2021

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The borough has announced the completion of the Bernardsville Mount Airy Road Mural Project, with an unveiling of a new and long-anticipated mural depicting the historic borough.

The mural is a permanent installation and attraction that covers both sides of the bridge on Mount Airy Road, a main thruway for downtown Bernardsville. The mural reads “Welcome to ...

NJ Dentist and his Pit Bull Therapy Dog Give Back to Local Community

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- While Joseph DalBon, DMD, may be best known as a top-notch local dentist at the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, he is also the proud owner of a therapy dog. Dr. DalBon spoke with TAPintoTV about his Pit Bull puppy, Olivia, the services she provides to others in the community, and how he came to recognize her unique talents.

DalBon realized Olivia was ...

Fellowship Foundation Hosts Inaugural Fellowship Charity Golf Outing - Honorary Chair Robert Mulcahy Joins Event on June 7

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – The Fellowship Foundation is hosting its inaugural Fellowship Charity Golf Outing on Monday, June 7, 2021 at the nationally recognized Somerset Hills Country Club in Bernardsville. Known for its rich history, the golf course is consistently rated one of the top 100 courses in the country. The Fellowship Foundation raises funds to enhance programs and services and ...

TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...

Veteran TAPinto Franchisee Launches TAPinto Raritan Bay

SAYREVILLE, NJ - Longtime TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood franchisee John Mooney is taking his talents to the banks of the Raritan. After spending years growing TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood into one of the networks top 5 most-visited sites, Mooney is officially launching TAPinto Raritan Bay, covering Sayreville and South Amboy, N.J.

“Since I am familiar with Sayreville-South Amboy and ...

Bernardsville to Unveil Completed Mural This Month

May 6, 2021

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The borough has announced the completion of the Bernardsville Mount Airy Road Mural Project, with an unveiling of a new and long-anticipated mural depicting the historic borough.

The mural is a permanent installation and attraction that covers both sides of the bridge on Mount Airy Road, a main thruway for downtown Bernardsville. The mural reads “Welcome to ...

Walk-in Vaccinations Available to New Jerseyans Age 16+ at Six Vaccine Mega-Sites

April 30, 2021

NEW JERSEY -- Beginning today, walk-in vaccinations are open to all New Jerseyans age 16+ at all six vaccine mega-sites during select times, according to Gov. Phil Murphy, who announced the news in a tweet on Thursday, April 29.

Walk-up vaccinations are now available at the Middlesex County Mega-site, located at the New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center, 97 Sunfield Avenue, ...

The 8th Annual Joseph Calello Melanoma Scholar, Dr. Charles Balch, to Present “The Surgical Management of Melanoma,” a Virtual Lecture, May 6

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care, in partnership with OncLive, invites health care professionals and others interested in the surgical management of melanoma to a virtual lecture by internationally known melanoma expert Charles M. Balch, MD, FACS, FASCO.  Dr. Balch is this year’s Joseph Calello Melanoma Scholar.  The free lecture and Q & A will be held on May 6, 11 a.m.

Somerset County Expands COVID Vaccination Clinics in Response to Increased Vaccine Allocations

April 30, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County today announced a significant expansion of vaccination appointments at a variety of clinics next week following significantly increased vaccine allocations from the New Jersey Department of Health. The clinics will be held in various locations throughout the county with a variety of strategies to ensure that any resident, regardless of personal ...