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Shop, Dine, and Be Well Locally

November 25, 2022

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -  This Saturday is Small Business Saturday, a day set aside since 2010 between Black Friday and Cyber Monday to encourage shoppers to spend their holiday money at local mom-and-pop stores.  Bernardsville is home to many restaurants, spas, salons, service oriented businesses and many other merchants. 

"When you shop small at independent, locally ...

New Jersey Residents Invited to Drumthwacket for Holiday Open Houses

PRINCETON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy are inviting New Jersey residents to visit Drumthwacket, the Governor's official residence in Princeton, during the holidays.

The Drumthwacket Foundation has teamed up with a number garden clubs from around the state, for "The Holidays at Drumthwacket." Guests will be able to see each public room in the first ...

Toys for Tots Drop Off Locations Announced

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Local resident Somerset County Sheriff Darrin J. Russo and the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is encouraging the community to donate to the 2022 Toys for Tots collection drive this holiday season.

“Every child deserves a Christmas. The holidays can be one of the most trying times for families who feel they cannot give their children what ...

Leadership Somerset launches Sustainable Giving Initiative for Food Bank of Somerset County

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The 2022 class of Leadership Somerset, a community leadership program offered in the county, has launched a sustainable giving initiative for the Food Bank Network of Somerset County. The class is looking for the business community, along with fellow residents, to consider making three-year giving pledges to the Food Bank to support its continued service to the community.

The ...

Soccer Player Greg Ferreira is the Valairco Heating & Cooling Bernards Athlete of the Week

November 17, 2022

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -- When he was just a freshman, Greg Ferreira scored one of the biggest goals in Bernards High School boys soccer history, a 50-yard free kick in a tailwind that put the finishing touches on the Mountaineers' 2-0 victory over Delran in the NJSIAA Group 2 state championship game.

That was just the early stage of a long journey that ultimately brought Ferreira back to the ...

Online Registration Closes Nov. 17 for Somerville 5K Turkey Trot

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Online registration for the 7th annual Thanksgiving Day 5K Turkey Trot ends Thursday, Nov. 17.

The race begins 9 a.m. at Engine Company No. 1, 170 E. Main St. and winds through side streets and residential areas in the southeastern section of the borough, with the finish line back at the firehouse.

Those who register by 11:59 p.m. Nov. 17 are guaranteed a commemorative ...

Colonial Christmas Cocktail Reception at Bedminster's Historic Jacobus Vanderveer House, Friday, December 2, 2022 from 6 to 9 p.m.

November 18, 2022

BEDMINSTER, NJ – Join The Friends of the Jacobus Vanderveer House from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2022 for our annual Colonial Christmas Cocktail Reception and kick off the holiday season.

Featuring Colonial Music performed by Linda Russell, Holiday Libations by Les and Jobie Ford, Heavy Hors D'oeuvres by Bex Catering, and an Antique Firearm ...

Ridge High School Drama Club Performs 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time'

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The acclaimed Ridge High School Drama Club brings another incredible story to life on stage with their production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

The performances of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time can be enjoyed on Friday, November 18th and Saturday, November 19th at 7:00 p.m. at the Ridge Performing Arts ...

Online Registration Closes Nov. 17 for Somerville 5K Turkey Trot

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Online registration for the 7th annual Thanksgiving Day 5K Turkey Trot ends Thursday, Nov. 17.

The race begins 9 a.m. at Engine Company No. 1, 170 E. Main St. and winds through side streets and residential areas in the southeastern section of the borough, with the finish line back at the firehouse.

Those who register by 11:59 p.m. Nov. 17 are guaranteed a commemorative ...

Shop, Dine, and Be Well Locally

November 25, 2022

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ -  This Saturday is Small Business Saturday, a day set aside since 2010 between Black Friday and Cyber Monday to encourage shoppers to spend their holiday money at local mom-and-pop stores.  Bernardsville is home to many restaurants, spas, salons, service oriented businesses and many other merchants. 

"When you shop small at independent, locally ...

TAPinto Receives 8 Excellence in Journalism Awards From the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists

PRINCETON, NJ — TAPinto journalists were honored with eight 2022 Excellence in Journalism Awards by the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.

"At TAPinto, we're about providing original local news reporting and doing it the right way - - professionally and honestly. It is an honor to be recognized by the NJ SPJ with 8 awards for our journalism," TAPinto ...

David Dietze of Peapack Private Wealth Management Provides Stock Recommendations

David Dietze of Peapack Private Wealth Management spoke live with Jacqueline Hansen of BNN Bloomberg on November 14, 2022, and discussed the following topic:  Despite still troublesome inflation and potentially weakening economic growth, what stocks should you add to your portfolio now!

Watch the interview: https://bit.ly/3UDqg3p

For more information about Peapack Private Wealth ...

Grain & Cane Takes the Stress Out of Thanksgiving with Complete Dinner Options

November 16, 2022

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - This Thanksgiving Day, Grain & Cane is taking the stress out of cooking for the family by offering the ultimate Thanksgiving take home feast, including a complete dinner package that serves 6-8 people and features a slow-cooked turkey, gravy, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, roasted brussel sprouts, sweet potato casserole and roasted butternut squash.

The farm to ...

Leadership Somerset launches Sustainable Giving Initiative for Food Bank of Somerset County

November 19, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The 2022 class of Leadership Somerset, a community leadership program offered in the county, has launched a sustainable giving initiative for the Food Bank Network of Somerset County. The class is looking for the business community, along with fellow residents, to consider making three-year giving pledges to the Food Bank to support its continued service to the community.

The ...

Church of the Little Flower Food Pantry Receives Valairco Cares Grant for $500

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Church of the Little Flower Food Pantry in Berkeley Heights is the recipient of a $500 donation from the Valairco Cares program. Every quarter Valairco donates $500 to a nonprofit or charity based on the desire of their customers, friends and interested parties. Kevin McHugh, Owner of Valairco Heating and Cooling, and company's founder Richard Valenti recently ...

Veteran’s Widow Kicks Off 11th Annual Holiday Collection

BEDMINSTER, NJ -  Independence for Veterans, a 501 (c)3 non-profit founded by Stacia Stacia McDonough, kicks off their 11th annual Christmas Drive collecting new clothing to benefit the formerly homeless and disabled veterans currently residing at two local NJ veterans homeless shelters.

Since January 1, 2022, the nonprofit has hand-delivered $79,000. worth of groceries, ...

Overlook Medical Center Receives National Recognition for Meritorious Outcomes from the American College of Surgeons

November 18, 2022

The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) has recognized Overlook Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, as one of 78 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care in 2021.

As a participant in ACS NSQIP, Overlook is required to track the outcomes of inpatient and outpatient ...

Atlantic Health System Joins Biden Administration Pledge to Decarbonize Health Care Sector, Make Facilities Resilient to Climate Change

Atlantic Health System was celebrated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) at the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) on November 10, 2022 for pledging ongoing action to decarbonize the health care sector and make health care facilities more resilient to the effects of climate change.

Atlantic Health System has formally committed to pursuing the Biden ...

Three Atlantic Health System Medical Centers get ‘A’ Grade for Safety by Leapfrog for Fall 2022

Atlantic Health System, an integrated care delivery system in New Jersey committed to building healthier communities, today announced that three of its hospitals, Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its Fall 2022 Hospital Safety Grades.

“Every patient who ...

TAPinto Greater Olean Journalists to Benefit from New St. Bonaventure University Fundraising Campaign

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — St. Bonaventure University has launched the largest fundraising campaign in its history. The University is seeking to raise $125 million by May 2025 to improve facilities around the campus.

That includes the Jandoli School of Communication's John J. Murphy Professional Building. Money raised during the campaign will benefit students, improve ...

New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists Recognizes TAPinto with 8 Excellence in Journalism Awards

PRINCETON, NJ — TAPinto journalists were honored with eight 2022 Excellence in Journalism Awards by the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.

"At TAPinto, we're about providing original local news reporting and doing it the right way - - professionally and honestly. It is an honor to be recognized by the NJ SPJ with 8 awards for our journalism," TAPinto ...

TAPinto SOMA Publisher Fred Smith Named South Orange's Villager of the Month

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Fred Smith has lived in SOMA for 36 years — 24 in Maplewood and the past 12 in South Orange — and he loves the place he calls home.

Smith, the owner and publisher of TAPinto SOMA, was recognized as November's Villager of the Month at the South Orange Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, November 14, 2022.

After a nomination process, South ...

Toys for Tots Drop Off Locations Announced

November 22, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Local resident Somerset County Sheriff Darrin J. Russo and the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation is encouraging the community to donate to the 2022 Toys for Tots collection drive this holiday season.

“Every child deserves a Christmas. The holidays can be one of the most trying times for families who feel they cannot give their children what ...

Pluckemin Church Preparing for Christmas

November 26, 2022

PLUCKEMIN, NJ - The Pluckemin Presbyterian Church (PPC), located at 279 Route 202-206 in Pluckemin, invites you to wait with them for Christmas. 

It’s Advent, the time of year where we wait and prepare for the arrival of Christmas. While we’re all waiting, we encourage you to join us for an Advent sermon series that is based on the book, “Dawn of Redeeming Grace, Daily ...

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