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Late Somerset County Detective to Have Name Engraved on National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

May 12, 2022

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Late Somerset County Sheriff’s Office Detective James Yeager is finally having his name engraved on the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, in Washington D.C., with a ceremony set for May 19 as part of National Police Week.

It has been 22 years since the detective died during an on-duty motor vehicle accident July 10, 2000.

Yeager, according to a release, ...

Long Blue Line of New Jersey Police Cyclists Tour Through Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Borough police officer Vito Spadea slowed his bicycle and stopped along East Main Street mid-afternoon Monday to greet his wife, two daughters and other supporters as several hundred police officers from New Jersey towns passed through the borough on their way to Washington, DC where they will join with police from across the country to honor their brothers ...

April 13 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 89 New Cases Overnight

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Wednesday reported 89 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the county's total to 56,600 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 852 deaths since March 8, 2020.

As of Wednesday, April 13, Bernards Township has had 3,871 confirmed COVID-19 cases since ...

GoFundMe Campaign Started for County Vo-Tech Student 's Mother, Who Suffered from Life-Threatening Brain Bleed

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A Hillsborough resident is in the hospital after an unexpected life-threatening brain bleed, and a GoFundMe page has been set up to help with medical expenses and financial needs of her 16-year-old daughter.

Yael Shvetz, a single mother of four, was taken to the hospital, to intensive care late last week after emergency surgery for the condition, and her prognosis is ...

Warren Township Board of Adjustment Hears Final Testimony on Stone House Hotel Proposal

WARREN, NJ — After more than a year of hearings, the Warren Township Board of Adjustment heard final testimony on Monday on the Maddy Realty LLC application to build a hotel on the grounds of the Stone House Restaurant. The board will vote on the application at its next meeting on May 2. The vote was postponed after the board offered the option and the applicant accepted, since the entire ...

Downtown Somerville Alliance Hosts Webinar on NJ Plastic Bag Ban

SOMERVILLE, NJ - An April 11 webinar hosted by the Downtown Somerville Alliance and the NJ Business Action Center will examine the impact on businesses expected when New Jersey's ban on plastic bags in the retail marketplace goes into effect May 4.

Grocery stores, food service businesses, and other retail stores in New Jersey will be prohibited from providing or selling customers ...

Somerville Church Hosts Central Jersey Walk for Ukraine on Main Street

SOMERVILLE, NJ - United Reformed Church, The Church on Main, is hosting the Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine to raise funds to support Ukrainian refugees.

The Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine will take place on Friday, April 22 at 12:30 p.m. The walk will start and end at United Reformed Church, 100 W. Main St. and will include walking the town’s Main Street to show support and solidarity ...

Somerset County Health Department Informs Schools of Milk Recall

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Department of Health is informing public schools of a statewide emergency recall of Guida’s milk and is asking for all products to be removed from the school’s cafeteria and distribution suspended.

According to the New Jersey Department of Health, approximately 25 children have been hospitalized due to the presence of a peroxyacetic ...

Somerset, Hunterdon Law Enforcement Officials Enforcing 'U Drive, U Text, U Pay' Initiative

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Law enforcement officers in Somerset and Hunterdon counties are working together with the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for the national U Drive, U Text, U Pay initiative, according to a release.

The program will run from April 1 through April 30, and law enforcement officers from both counties will work together to ...

Party Affiliation for Elections Should be Declared in April

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Primary Elections are June 7, and the League of Women Voters of Somerset and Hunterdon Counties is reminding residents to be registered and ready.

According to a release, anyone who is a U.S. citizen, 18 years of age as of June 7, lived in Somerset County for at least 30 days prior to June 7 and is currently not serving a sentence of incarceration can register to ...


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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 ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

May 18, 2022

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according ...

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