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July 3, 2021

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — According to the State of New Jersey Department of Health (NJDoH), 201,783 Somerset County residents have received their full course of COVID-19 vaccinations as of June 30. That equates to 71 percent of all residents 12 years and older, and more than 76 percent of all adult ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - New Jersey American Water has lifted the mandatory water conservation order issued on June 29 to customers in the western and southern regions of its Raritan water system. Customers were asked to limit their water use to essential purposes only while New Jersey American Water ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In an effort to help keep the community safe this summer, Michael Marano, MD—medical director at The Burn Center of New Jersey located at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston and a specialist in critical care and burn surgery—is sharing burn safety tips and additional ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — Two tractor-trailers collided and one driver perished in an accident shortly before midnight Wednesday on I-78. The collision occurred by milepost 29.4. "Last night 29 fire was dispatched for a overturned single motor vehicle accident. Engine 29-1 responded up to 78 and when ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Two members of the Bernards High School softball team have been selected to the Skyland Conference's All-Valley Division first team, as selected by the league's coaches. Junior outfielder Ashley Levine and freshman shortstop Gina Mahlik both received first-team recognition in ...

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SOMERVILLE. NJ — New Jersey American Water has issued a Mandatory Outdoor Water Restriction for customers in three central New Jersey counties until further notice because of a 36-inch water main break brought on by increased demand as a heat wave continues to broil New Jersey with record-breaking ...

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Summer is here, the heat is on and some refreshing summer cocktails are in order.  Whether you’re soaking up the sun or chilling out in air-conditioned comfort, these easy-to-make adult beverages will hit the spot. Spiked Strawberry Lemonade: Over ice, combine 2 parts cold lemonade with 1 ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Bernardsville Councilman Thomas O'Dea Jr. attended his final Borough Council meeting as a member of the town's governing body on Monday night. O'Dea announced earlier in June that he would be resigning his seat on the Borough Council effective June 30.  O'Dea has been the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police is seeking the public's help in finding a missing "at risk" person who was last seen June 24. According to an alert from police, the missing person is Mark Gibbons, 67, a white male, 5'11" and 180 pounds. Gibbons was last seen wearing a blue ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — The Township Committee last week passed an ordinance appropriating $100,000 to the Capital Road Management Plan. "We have a pavement management plan that we didn't have," Bedminster Mayor Larry Jacobs said, "but all credit to Committeeman (Doug) Stevinson for working that ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Somerset County until 8 p.m. Tuesday night. Heat index values could reach 104 on Monday.  Heat stroke is an emergency. In cases of heat stroke, call 9-1-1. The National Weather Service offers the following ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Two members of the Bernards baseball team were named to the Skyland Conference's All-Valley Division first team, as selected by the league's coaches. Andrew Holmes and Mikey Gallaway each were selected to the first team from Bernards. Holmes, a senior, batted .576 with eight ...

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Celebrate National Rose Month (June) by adding a rose or two to your garden or containers this month. Now it is easier than ever to enjoy their beauty and fragrance thanks to lower maintenance and disease resistant varieties.  Many gardeners have switched to hardier, more pest resistant shrub ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Beginning Thursday, June 24, Mine Mount Road will be closed between Claremont Road and Olcott Lane for utility construction.  Work is scheduled to take place Monday thru Friday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Friday, July 2. Please follow the posted detour via Claremont Road ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Jaclyn Kulich, of Warren, hit the "Hole in One" shot during Fellowship Senior Living's Inaugural Charity Golf Outing earlier this month at Somerset Hills Country Club in Bernardsville. By hitting the shot, Kulich received a Chevrolet Trailblazer from McGuire Chevrolet of Newton, ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Dick Eiick and Harrison Clark of the Bernardsville First Aid and Fire Squad have returned this summer to the Farmers' Market after COVID restrictions were lifted.  The Farmers Market is open every Saturday morning, and visitors can take a look at the squad's medical vehicle ...

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It only takes four ingredients to make this festive frozen treat! The best part? You don’t even need special equipment. The trick to getting the right texture without an ice cream maker is folding in fluffy whipped cream. No-Churn Birthday Cake Ice Cream Ingredients: 1 tsp. vanilla ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — The Pingry School is in the process of finalizing its acquisition of the Purnell School in Pottersville, a transaction that Bedminster Mayor Larry Jacobs addressed at Monday night's Township Committee meeting. The Pingry School plans to utilize the Pottersville Campus as an ...

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NEW JERSEY -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur recently spoke with Janellen Duffy, Senior Advisor of JerseyCAN, a nonprofit organization supporting and advocating for every student in New Jersey to have access to a high-quality education. JerseyCAN recently launched an online multimedia ...

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WAYNE, NJ -- Peter Spina, Jr., General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, spoke with TAPintoTV, about the global automotive industry microchip shortage and what the shortage means for Lincoln of Wayne customers.  “The microchip shortage, or semiconductor shortage, is one of the greatest supply chain ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — The Bedminster Township Committee approved resultions that call for the renewal of four liquor licenses. The licenses for Delicious Heights, Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club, Grateful Spirits, Inc. and Cold Spring Liquor Corp. all were renwed at Monday night's meeting. The new ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — Mayor Larry Jacobs said earlier this month that the township would not be taken surprise and intends to be "proactive" regarding the status of the AT&T property on Route 202. Jacobs told the Bedminster Township Council on June 7, "The preference is that AT&T stays in the ...

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New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers. There's nothing better than sharing a blanket with your love as you gaze at the New Jersey sky. With Independence Day upon us, this year we get the value added bonus of taking in the fireworks. Celebrating our ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - TAPinto Bernardsville/Bedminster congratulates the Bernards High School Class of 2021. The graduates received their degrees at a ceremony on Thursday at the high school with no crowd restrictions, a far cry from the COVID limitations under which the school, the borough and ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — Robin Ray, who has been operating as the acting municipal clerk, will become the permanent municipal clerk in Bedminster following the expected passage of a resolution at Monday's upcoming Township Committee meeting. Ray has been the recreation director in Bedminster for the ...

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BERNRDSVILLE, NJ — New Jersey American Water is preparing to replace approximately 3,900 feet of aging 6- and 8-inch cast iron water main next week. The installation of these pipes dates as far back as the 1960s. The project will include a new 12-inch ductile iron main along Timber Rock Trail ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ -- The American Theater Group (ATG), Somerset County’s newest professional theater company, will present a weekend of encore concerts of its critically acclaimed 2019 production of "The Bridges of Madison County" live at the Pleasant Valley Park amphitheater in Basking ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The borough will be applying to receive a visit from the state's mobile Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) unit this summer. The New Jersey Motor Vehicle “Agency-on-wheels” offers  Driver Licenses Registrations License Plates Placards including the  Free Metered ...

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NEW JERSEY — When you think of the Jersey Shore, what comes to mind? Boardwalks? Beaches? How about salt water taffy? The bite-sized candy has a history that stretches as long as the Atlantic City boardwalk itself. Salt water taffy was introduced on the AC Boardwalk in the 1880s and became ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The annual Basilone Bowl returned Wednesday, with football players from Somerset and Hunterdon counties competing in a game honoring war hero John Basilone – and the Leather Necks took home the win, defeating the Devil Dogs, 26–14. The game is played in honor of late Marine ...

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