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Burglary of Jewelry and $25K-Plus in Cash Reported at Arbor Circle Home

May 14, 2021

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Jewelry and more than $25,000 in cash, as well as the safe in which those valuables had been placed, were reportedly stolen on May 11 from an Arbor Circle residence, Bernards Township police said on Friday. The reported theft is still being investigated, this week's police report said.

Township police said that a resident of ...

New Police Officer Hired, To be Sworn In Later This Month

BERNARDS TWP., NJ_ Kendall Bohannon, a new patrol officer, is due to be sworn in on Monday, May 24, after her addition to the township police department was approved by the Bernards Township Committee this week.

The new officer was hired as a replacement for another patrol officer, David Martin, who resigned early this year, according to police department information. Her ...

Tuesday Vote on New Police Officer, $4.5 Million For Township Capital Projects

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ This Tuesday, the Bernards Township Committee is scheduled to vote on whether to hire a new patrol officer to fill a vacancy in the Bernards Township police department.

The new officer, Kendall Bohannon has been recommended by Police Chief Michael Shimsky and other township officials for the position, created by a resignation, according to a resolution on the Township ...

Memorial Day Service Set for May 31 in Liberty Corner

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Although COVID-19 will again prevent this year's Memorial Day parade in Bernards Township, a brief Memorial Day ceremony is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. on Monday, May 31.

The Memorial Day event is being hosted by the Liberty Corner Fire Company. The event is scheduled to be held at the Liberty Corner Green in the Liberty Corner section of Bernards ...

Liberty Corner Fire Co. to Host Food Truck Fundraiser Saturday

LIBERTY CORNER, NJ — The Liberty Corner Fire Company will host a new fundraiser featuring two local food truck vendors this Saturday, April 17, from 3 to 8 p.m. 

The food trucks, Cas’ Pierogi and Kielbasa and Summer Daze Catering, both are owned by Bernards Township residents. Food can be preordered on the fire company website at www.LibertyCornerFire.org or ...

Bridgewater Man Indicted on Reckless Vehicular Homicide Charges in September 2020 Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision on Old York Road

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bridgewater resident has been indicted on second degree reckless vehicular homicide and other charges stemming from a fatal motor vehicle collision on Old York Road in Raritan in September 2020.

Kevin D. Betyeman, 56, was indicted Wednesday on charges of second degree reckless vehicular homicide, third degree strict liability vehicular homicide and two charges of third ...


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Lincoln of Wayne: Three Generations Build One of Nation's Top Car Dealerships

May 13, 2021

WAYNE, NJ -- General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, Peter Spina, Jr., spoke with TAPintoTV about the dealership’s unique history being a third-generation, family-owned business.

Spina’s grandfather, Gaspar Spina, started selling cars in the 1950s and established the dealership in 1962.

“Back then, the industry was very different,” Spina explained. “He worked his ...

Bernardsville to Unveil Completed Mural This Month

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 ...

The Benefits of Local Advertising

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When marketing your services or products, the best place to start is right in the community you serve. Your local community is full of potential new and returning customers, and that market is essential for you to sustain and grow. 

Local marketing is trending, and now more than ever it is important for your business to be prominent in your local market.

According ...

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 ...

Coyle Trail House Uninhabitable Following Mother's Day Structure Fire

May 10, 2021

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A single family house on Coyle Trail is uninhabitable after a fire ripped through the second floor and attic Sunday afternoon.

Bill Rose, of the Martinsville Volunteer Fire Department, said the call came in around 12:09 p.m. Sunday, and, when firefighters arrived, it was already a well-involved structure fire in the second floor and attic.

"The fire was well-seeded, ...

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.