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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 ...

Back Door Of Warren Home Forced Open, Police Say

WARREN, NJ — A Warren home was burglarized on Thursday night, police reported.

A Green Valley Drive resident reported a burglary at 7:52 p.m. on Thursday. Police found forced entry into the home through the rear door. It is unclear what was stolen at this time.

Somerset Patriots Chairman Emeritus Steve Kalafer Dies at 71

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Somerset Patriots Chairman Emeritus, and chairman and CEO of Flemington Care & Truck Country, Steve Kalafer died Wednesday.

"I was absolutely shocked and saddened today to hear about the passing of Steve Kalafer," Bridgewater Mayor Matthew Moench said in a statement Wednesday afternoon. "Steve has left an indelible mark on Bridgewater Township ...

Somerset County Clerk to Conduct Primary Election Ballot Drawing Via Livestream, April 16

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Clerk will conduct a ballot drawing via livestream on Friday, April 16 at 3 p.m., for the June 8 Primary Election.

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ballot drawing was usually open to the public and held in the County Clerk’s Office, but this year residents can watch the ballot drawing in real-time ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tighter Restrictions: Al Fresco Dining in Downtown Somerville Resumes

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Spring has sprung, with crocus and daffodils popping up through the ground, soon to be joined by umbrellas and tables popping up in front of restaurants throughout the downtown dining and shopping district.

All sidewalk cafe licenses issued last year have lapsed; restaurant owners will receive 2021 applications beginning Monday, with several notable changes, ...

March 21 COVID-19 Update: Seven New Cases in Bernards Overnight, 107 in County Reported

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County passed a benchmark this weekend, reporting 20,043 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus as of Saturday, since the county Department of Health started its count on March 8, 2020. The county reported an additional 107 cases into Sunday, including seven more in Bernards Township. 

As of Sunday, there had been 1,270 confirmed cases of ...

Local Arts Program Funding Helps in Bernardsville Beautification Project

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Somerset County Commissioner Deputy Director Sara Sooy, a Bernardsville resident, participated in a placemaking initiative in the borough when she painted an ice cream cone on a mural that will be displayed on the Mount Airy Road overpass.

“I commend Downtown Bernardsville for using a safe, collaborative process to create artwork that will lift ...

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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 ...