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Now in New Jersey

July 1, 2022

NEW JERSEY - A group of patriotic residents hang flags on a Garden State Parkway overpass ahead of July 4th. Plus, a new baseball field ribbon cutting. Also, two residents are awarded for their art contributions. And, a police academy graduation. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in ...

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NEW JERSEY - A town crowns cornhole champions. Plus, firefighters rescue stranded ducklings and reunite them with their mother. And, several teachers honored for their fellowship graduation. Also, one town gears up for a massive July 4th celebration.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now ...

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NEW JERSEY - A Stevens Institute of Technology student is recognized by NASA. Plus, a police department celebrates 138 years. And, Union County College gets a new name. Also, 6th graders graduate from the L.E.A.D. program.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by ...

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NEW JERSEY - A teen becomes a police chief for a day. Plus, a first aid squad finishes extrication training. And, a ballon professional gets a special task. Also, a Councilman puts the pedal to the metal for his birthday.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by ...

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NEW JERSEY - A museum with ties to George Washington gets federal funding for restoration. Also, a town staple is set to close its doors after 10 years. Plus, a town awards scholarships to students and a 4-year-old runs a lemonade stand for charity. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in ...

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NEW JERSEY - An Eagle Scout Project helps insect pollination at a Community Garden.  Plus, a student reminds the community about the importance of blood donation. Also, a baseball team is honored for its achievements this year.  And, new firefighters are welcomed.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr ...

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NEW JERSEY - A park in the state's largest city is renamed for Harriet Tubman. Plus, Rutgers University announced a tuition hike. Also, one school district announces officers will be stationed in every school until the end of the academic year. And, a burglar steals shoes from a ...

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NEW JERSEY - Four young female athletes become All-American competitors representing their town while a young runner makes track history for his town. Also, a Revolutionary war well is damaged after a car smashes into it. And, High School Seniors take third place in a STEAM Tank ...

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NEW JERSEY - Towns across New Jersey celebrated Juneteenth this weekend. Plus, a school district plans to hire more officers in schools for next year. And, a tennis tournament raises mental health awareness. Also, one city celebrates the Indian tradition of Holi while a beloved 5k returns with ...

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NEW JERSEY - FIFA announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the 2026 World Cup tournament. Plus, a high school holds a Military Commitment ceremony. And, a community comes together to raise money for two brothers who ...

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NEW JERSEY - A successful afterschool program in one city is celebrated for inspiring kids to read. Plus, a beloved teacher retires after more than three decades in a district. And, a summer work program returns. Also, a Historical Society gets a gaming table that once belonged to a ...

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NEW JERSEY - An Ultrarunner aims to conquer the East Coast Greenway. Plus, high school seniors are honored with lawn placards while a street is renamed for a WWII soldier. Also, food truck vendor opportunities.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by ...

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NEW JERSEY - A local artist returns home to showcase his work in his community. Plus, NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal returns to his hometown to check out a community basketball court he refurbished. Also, one city may reduce the speed limit to 20 mph. And, two teens push to lower the voting age in ...

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NEW JERSEY - The Attorney General announces the 'ARRIVE Together' program expands to two more towns. Plus, local businesses celebrate at a community fair. Also, a high school girls track team wins first state championship. And residents come out to compete in an ice cream eating ...

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NEW JERSEY - The Army Corps of Engineers wants to buy flood-prone homes. Plus, a new athletic field comes to a city. And, the Law Enforcement Torch Run raises money for the Special Olympics NJ. Also, one town competes for the title of "Best Small Town Arts Scene."  TAPinto's Kristina Behr ...

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NEW JERSEY - A public piano returns to one town's downtown area. Plus, a library holds Drag Queen Story Hour teaching literacy and inclusiveness. Also, honors for one track team for their hard work and for other students and their public service. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in ...

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NEW JERSEY - A community comes together with a Color Run fundraiser for the family of a teen who died from cancer. Plus, a coffee shop serves up compassion and training skills for adults with disabilities. And, some local leaders want a historic house to be part of the nation's 250th birthday ...

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NEW JERSEY — The average price of gas in New Jersey tops $5 a gallon for the first time. Paramus schools are closed today on Primary Election Day to help students and staff feel safe.  Plus, honors for three volunteer firefighters, who have each served 50 years. And, a city raises a Pride flag ...

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NEW JERSEY - Some schools in New Jersey will be closed tomorrow on Primary Election Day and others will pivot to remote learning. Plus, Newark schools raise the starting teacher salary to help retain teachers. And a beloved garden center that has been around for more than 100 years is set to ...

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NEW JERSEY - Gas prices hit a record high in New Jersey. Plus, students at a school walk out of class protesting gun violence. And, breaking ground on a new ferry terminal with direct access to New York City. Also, a school dance competition could become a TV reality show.  TAPinto's ...

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NEW JERSEY-  State and environmental leaders band together in Newark to commit to revitalizing the Lower Passaic River. Plus, a Pride Month celebration. Also, while one community welcomes a new crop of firefighters, another salutes a retiring police sergeant. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has ...

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NEW JERSEY - A GoFundMe has been started by the community for a teen hit by a driver while riding his skateboard. Plus, Union County accepts a $4 million grant to dredge the largest reservoir in the county. And, two more Farmers' markets in are set to open for the season. Also, one teen has his ...

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NEW JERSEY - An elementary school gets a new 'green' playground. Plus, a new and improved Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza is about to be unveiled in Jersey City. And, a Scotch Plains student is part of a winning wind energy team. Also, residents demand answers after flowers are removed from the ...

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NEW JERSEY — Memorial Day parades have returned this year across the state, including the Groveville- Yardville Memorial Day parade marking its 150th anniversary, the Bernards Township annual Memorial Day parade and ceremony honoring those who are veterans or in active service, and a Westfield ...

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NEW JERSEY - The state gives an update on the status of water quality in New Jersey's beaches and lakes, as Gov. Phil Murphy says admission to state parks are free for the summer. Plus, three brothers raise money for charity by organizing a chess event. And, "Pork Roll Palooza" is returning for ...

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NEW JERSEY - Newark's Artist Collaboration kicks off with Audible. Plus, Wayne installs a rain garden in a local park. Also, Bayonne Mayor call for off-duty officers to help with school security. And, a Newton police lieutenant retires.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, ...

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NEW JERSEY - Scotch Plains/Fanwood police simulate intoxicated driving for students. Plus, a Wayne connection to the Preakness race. Also, Woodbridge residents will be eligible for free brain tumor scans.  And a Nutley VFW Commandant makes history.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in ...

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NEW JERSEY - Cranford fourth graders raise money for charity through a lemonade stand. Plus, Glen Rock police discover 150 stolen prescription bottles in a man's car. And, Camden receives an EPA grant to clean up 'Brownfields.' Also, a Somerville pastor makes a request for residents to ...

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NEW JERSEY - First responders in Jersey City hold an active shooter drill. Plus, the former Ocean Spray plant in Bordentown City could become home to a mariujana business. And, the Montville softball team wins its first county title. Also "'Greta's Run" memorial 5k returns to Westfield, which ...

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NEW JERSEY - The Girl and Boy Scouts of Hasbrouck Heights join together to clean their community. Plus, several Girl Scouts in South Plainfield receive scholarships. Also, a Rahway superintendent is honored. And a Westfield Boy Scout proposes a life-saving station near a local ...

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