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Paterson Music Project Launches New Music Program at John P. Holland Charter School

November 22, 2021

PATERSON, NJ —The award-winning Paterson Music Project (PMP), a program of the Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts, announced today that it has launched a new partnership with the John P. Holland Charter School to serve 230 students with specialized music instruction. Through this new music initiative, PMP teaching artists will provide general music classes to 172 students ...

Social Media Comments on Bernards School District's Handling of Alleged Sexual Assaults by Former Fencing Coach Draws Board Members' Ire

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - School board members lashed out Monday night at comments posted on social media following news of charges against a former Ridge High School fencing coach for sexual assault of two teenage girls in the county.

Board member Jennifer Korn said she was responding to comments posted on Facebook following the Oct. 27 announcement by the Somerset County Prosecutors ...

Rutgers' Humble Beginning Traced Back to Dutch Parsonage in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - In November 1771 Old Dutch Parsonage's Frederick Frelinghuysen offered the first tutorials for Queen's College, launching two and a half centuries of teaching that continue today at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.

Free tours will be given at the Wallace House/Old Dutch Parsonage historic site on Sundays, Nov. 7, 21 and 28 from 3-4 p.m., located ...

Fencing Instructor Charged with Sexual Assault of 2 Teens, Lying Under Oath: Prosecutor Says

 

WATCHUNG, NJ — A Watchung man was charged with sexual assault of two teenagers and then arrested and charged for giving false statements in his detention hearing, authorities said. 

A 16-year-old girl reported being sexually assaulted in Bridgewater by fencing instructor Stephen Kovacs, 49, of Ridge Road, in August and September 2021. A 19-year-old ...

Ridge Drama Club Presents a Comedy on Nov. 12, 13

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The Ridge High School Drama Club will present the comedy "Puffs, or Seven increasingly Eventful Years At a Certain School of Magic and Magic" at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday,  Nov. 12 and 13, at the school's Performing Arts Center in Basking Ridge.

Rehearsing for the show are, from left, Ethan Conklin, Josie Dennis, Alex Geoffroy, Gabe Subervi, Morgan ...

You Can Go Home Again: Union Catholic Hosts Welcomes Back Olympic Gold Medalist Sydney McLaughlin

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic celebrated the achievements of its most famous alumna, two-time Olympic gold medalist Sydney McLaughlin, with an outdoor welcome home party that included local dignitaries and members of the Union Catholic community, including the entire current student body. 

"Sydney is good, she is humble, she chooses good over evil. She chooses 'kind' ...

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Scholarships Available

November 17, 2021

Do you know a high school senior who is interested in majoring in accounting or a NJ college sophomore, junior or senior accounting major? The NJCPA (New Jersey Society of CPAs) has scholarships available for them! To apply please visit: www.njcpa.org/scholarships

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Success of TAPinto’s DIY Content Submission Process Highlighted at 2021 NJ Local News Summit

MONTCLAIR, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was featured as a virtual speaker at the 2021 NJ Local News Summit, presented by The Center for Cooperative Media at Montclair State University, on Thursday.  Shapiro talked about TAPinto’s Do-It-Yourself (DIY) content submission process and the impact on revenue.

The process, which was developed a few ...

When Every Vote Counts, Market Your Candidacy Locally on TAPinto

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The recent election in New Jersey told us one clear thing:  except perhaps in the bluest of blue and the reddest of red areas, elections in New Jersey are now competitive at every level of government.  In many districts fewer than 1,000 votes decided the winner and in some, just a handful of votes one way or the other would have changed who won.  When every ...

Somerset County Surrogate Helps North Plainfield Family Achieve Dream for National Adoption Day

November 20, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Ten year-old Christian Jesse Perez-Ortiz was adopted earlier today as part of Somerset County's National Adoption Day celebration, allowing enthusiastic parents Jose & Anthony Perez-Ortiz and their new son to enjoy their first Thanksgiving holiday as a family. The adoption process was completed with the assistance of the New Jersey Department of Children ...

On The Road Again: AAA New Jersey Projects Thanksgiving Travel May Rebound to Pre-Pandemic Levels

November 23, 2021

NEW JERSEY -- Airports and roads may seem jam-packed this year as AAA predicts 53.4 million people to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, up 13% from 2020. This brings travel volumes within 5% of pre-pandemic levels in 2019, with air travel almost completely recovering from its dramatic fall during the pandemic, up 80% over last year. As restrictions continue to lift and consumer confidence ...

Bernardsville Art Gallery Hits One Out Of the Park with Art and Baseball Combo

November 28, 2021

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Those in attendance at the artist reception Friday night at Studio 7 Fine Art Studio in Bernardsville, N.J., including former New Jersey Governor Tom Kean and nationally renowned wildlife artist Douglas Allen, transcended the limits of color as they journeyed through shadow and light in this evocative collection of original black and white watercolor paintings by James ...

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