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Bernards Softball Player Sierra Emery Signs LOI

June 15, 2021

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Sierra Emery, an outfielder who just completed her senior season for the Bernards High School softball team, this week signed a letter of intent to attend Messiah University, where she will continue her athletic career.

Emery batted well over .300 for the Mountaineers this season, a year in which she was the only 12th-grader on the Bernards varsity roster.

 

Bedminster to Buy $108K Worth of New Body Cams and Video Equipment for Police Dept.

BEDMINSTER, NJ — Under state mandate, the Township Committee last week passed a resolution to award Motorola Solutions Inc. a contract for almost $108,000 for the purchase of new body cameras and other video equipment for the Bedminster Police Department.

The purchase will cover body-worn cameras, mobile video recorders and data storage equipment through the State of New Jersey ...

Restaurants Offer Entertainment, Outdoor Spaces to Bring Back Diners

NEW JERSEY — Indoor dining is back at full capacity in restaurants around the Garden State. But while some diners have been eager to get back inside, many have gotten out of the habit, and some still eye gathering maskless indoors with trepidation.

To woo diners back, some restaurants are turning to enhanced outdoor spaces, live entertainment and good old-fashioned fun.

Khris Raina, ...

One New COVID Case in Somerset County

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — In all of Somerset County, just one additional case of COVID was reported on Sunday by the Somerset County Department of Health.

The New Jersey Department of Health Sunday reported an increase of 164 cases overnight.

A total of 4,553,228 New Jersey residents have been vaccinated, moving closer to the June 30 goal of 4.7 million set by Gov.

Bedminster to Buy $108K Worth of New Body Cams and Video Equipment for Police Dept.

June 14, 2021

BEDMINSTER, NJ — Under state mandate, the Township Committee last week passed a resolution to award Motorola Solutions Inc. a contract for almost $108,000 for the purchase of new body cameras and other video equipment for the Bedminster Police Department.

The purchase will cover body-worn cameras, mobile video recorders and data storage equipment through the State of New Jersey ...

Bedminster to Devote $125K in Capital Improvements for Roads and Street Lights

BEDMINSTER, NJ — The Bedminster Township Committee introduced two ordinances that would appropriate a total of $125,000 from the Capital Improvement Fund to upgrade roads and street lighting in the community.

The first ordinance appropriates $100,000 for the township’s road management plan, including the reconstruction, repair and mitigation of roads, draining and storm water ...

Somerset County 2021 Budget: No Increase to Tax Rate

SOMERVILLE, NJ — The Somerset County Board of County Commissioners Tuesday adopted the 2021 budget with no property tax rate increase while preserving all current services for the county’s more than 331,164 citizens.

The budget passed unanimously during the first in-person meeting of the Somerset County Board of Commissioners since March 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic ...

Bernards Softball Player Sierra Emery Signs LOI

June 15, 2021

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Sierra Emery, an outfielder who just completed her senior season for the Bernards High School softball team, this week signed a letter of intent to attend Messiah University, where she will continue her athletic career.

Emery batted well over .300 for the Mountaineers this season, a year in which she was the only 12th-grader on the Bernards varsity roster.

 

Griffin, Caminiti Highlight Bernards Boys Track Performances

MIDDLETOWN, NJ — The Bernards boys track and field team competed in the Section 2, Group 2 meet last weekend, with Patrick Griffin and Nicolo Caminiti standing out.

Griffin finished third in the 800-meter race with a time of 2:02.72. Caminiti took third place in the long jump with a leap of 5-10.00.

Rai Bindra (200m) and Tim McGrath (800m) were other Mountaineers with top five ...

Boys Lacrosse: Manasquan Takes Down Bernards in Sectional Final

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Manasquan built a five-goal halftime lead and went on to a 12-6 boys lacrosse victory over Bernards in the NJSIAA South Group 1 championship game on Monday.

Braden Fitzsimmons scored three goals and had one assist for the Mountaineers (17-2), who trailed, 3-1, after one quarter and 7-2 at halftime.

Jack Chisholm scored two goals and Patrick Caldwell had one goal ...

Rounding Up Local Election Results Throughout New Jersey

June 9, 2021

Amid statewide primary election contests, New Jersey also hosted dozens of local races Tuesday. Here is a roundup of various New Jersey local election results as reported by TAPinto franchises across the state:

Cranford Election: Kate Rappa Defeats Incumbent Tom Hannen, Jr. in Democrat Primary

Newcomer defeats an incumbent in this township committee primary election, advancing to face a GOP ...

Bedminster Farmers' Market Drawing Big Crowds in Opening Weeks

June 8, 2021

BEDMINSTER, NJ — Excessively cold weather the first week and then steamy weather in the second weekend did little to deter large crowds from turning out for the Bedminster Farmers' Market, according to Mayor Larry Jacobs.

Temperatures did not even reach 50 degrees on Memorial Day Saturday, the first day the market opened. The mercury soared well above 90 for the second ...

Restaurants Offer Entertainment, Outdoor Spaces to Bring Back Diners

June 14, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Indoor dining is back at full capacity in restaurants around the Garden State. But while some diners have been eager to get back inside, many have gotten out of the habit, and some still eye gathering maskless indoors with trepidation.

To woo diners back, some restaurants are turning to enhanced outdoor spaces, live entertainment and good old-fashioned fun.

Khris Raina, ...

New Jersey Date Night: A Revolutionary Trip to Bordentown

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Making a day of a date is a great way to create memories with your love, but when you choose to spend that time in Bordentown, it’s guaranteed to go down in relationship history. New Jersey has many historical towns and Bordentown, settled in 1682, is a true standout. Here you can visit the Clara ...

One New COVID Case in Somerset County

June 13, 2021

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — In all of Somerset County, just one additional case of COVID was reported on Sunday by the Somerset County Department of Health.

The New Jersey Department of Health Sunday reported an increase of 164 cases overnight.

A total of 4,553,228 New Jersey residents have been vaccinated, moving closer to the June 30 goal of 4.7 million set by Gov.

Bedminster to Buy $108K Worth of New Body Cams and Video Equipment for Police Dept.

June 14, 2021

BEDMINSTER, NJ — Under state mandate, the Township Committee last week passed a resolution to award Motorola Solutions Inc. a contract for almost $108,000 for the purchase of new body cameras and other video equipment for the Bedminster Police Department.

The purchase will cover body-worn cameras, mobile video recorders and data storage equipment through the State of New Jersey ...

Bernardsville P.D. Seeking Applicants for Two Positions on the Force

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The Bernardsville Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Police Officer and Special Law Enforcement Officer II until June 28, 2021. 

All Police Officer Applicants (Regular and SLEO II) must return the General Employment Application, a current resume, cover letter, Police Officer Applicant Essential Functions Form and the ...

Suspects Charged with Attempted Murder in May 23 Somerville Shooting

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Two suspects face attempted murder charges in connection with an early-morning shooting in a neighborhood May 23.

Miguel Hernandez, 37, a resident of Division Street, Somerville, and Ronnie Lyles, 51, of Hudson Street, Phillipsburg, Both are charged with two counts of 1st degree Attempted Murder and one count of 2nd degree Possession of a Weapon for an ...

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Passaic Valley High School Celebrates 80 Years of Excellence with Mayors Panel

June 9, 2021

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Executive Producer of East Main Media and TAPintoTV, Brian Brodeur, hosted a panel discussion to celebrate Passaic Valley Regional High School’s 80 Years of Excellence.

The panel was moderated by Alexandra Paese, Passaic Valley Class of 2021, and consisted of Totowa Mayor, John Coiro, Passaic Valley Class of 1977, Little Falls Mayor James Damiano, Passaic Valley Class ...

How To Increase Customer Engagement

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The main goal of any advertising campaign is to engage with customers as effectively and often as possible. You want them to see your business and remember the name while creating a positive relationship with them.  Creating an engagement marketing strategy is how your business can stay at the forefront of your audience’s mind and generate business from them ...

TAPinto's Featured Marketing Partner: Edison Heating and Cooling

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Local communities are TAPinto’s specialty, and when it comes to marketing your business to these small areas, few places are better to partner with.

That’s why Mike Iarrapino, CEO of Edison Heating and Cooling, chose to market with TAPinto and continues to do so nearly seven years later.

“I decided to partner with TAPinto because they reached Edison ...

Why Should I Learn Mathematics?

More education leads to more wealth, longer life, and better health. While we explored some of the reasons for those positive effects of education in “Is All Education Meaningful?” and why education leads to better lives, there is a recent, fascinating study that sheds additional light on causal reasons why education — in this case Mathematics education — leads to those ...

Suspects Charged with Attempted Murder in May 23 Somerville Shooting

June 7, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Two suspects face attempted murder charges in connection with an early-morning shooting in a neighborhood May 23.

Miguel Hernandez, 37, a resident of Division Street, Somerville, and Ronnie Lyles, 51, of Hudson Street, Phillipsburg, Both are charged with two counts of 1st degree Attempted Murder and one count of 2nd degree Possession of a Weapon for an ...

TAPinto's 2021 General Election Policies

June 9, 2021

TAPinto is a network of more than 90 award-winning objective online local news sites. We do not endorse candidates.

All candidates are provided the same opportunities to utilize TAPinto to market their candidacies.  All candidates are charged the same amount for the same marketing vehicle. 

To discuss advertising on TAPinto, please contact your local TAPinto site owner/publisher ...