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Free Pony Rides at Toys For Tots Drive

November 28, 2021

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Come out to donate a new, unwrapped gift. The Somerset County Park Commission in collaboration with the Somerset County Cheriff's office will participate in a Toys for Tots Toy Drive at Lord Stirling Stable at 256 S. Maple Ave. in Basking Ridge. 

On Saturday, December 4 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. there will be a drive-through drop off event with photo opportunities and ...

ELLE Foundation is Recipient of Valairco Cares $500 Giveaway; Granting Wishes for Children Battling a Recurrence of Cancer

MANVILLE, NJ - ELLE Foundation is the recipient of a $500 donation from the Valairco Cares program. Kevin McHugh, Owner of Valairco Heating and Cooling, and company's founder Richard Valenti recently presented a check to Laurie and Dean Richmond at Valairco headquarters in Manville. 

Valairco Heating and Cooling started the Valairco Cares ...

Meet the New Executive Director of the Food Bank Network of Somerset County at Open House Monday Afternoon

 

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Food Bank Network of Somerset County (FBNSC) has hired Steve Katz as its new Executive Director, replacing founding Executive Director Marie Scannell, who served in the position for 34 years.

The FBNSC is hosting an open house at its Bridgewater warehouse at 7E Easy Street, off Chimney Rock Road, on Monday, Nov. 15, between 4 and 6 p.m. so the public can ...

Hopeful Eagle Scout Candidate Refurbishes WWI Memorial in Somerville

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Alex Cleveland is following in the footsteps of his father, Larry, who became an Eagle Scout in 1984, and his brother, who earned his Eagle badge in 2017.

"I am hoping to continue the legacy," he said in the midst of his Eagle Scout Community Service project which he completed last month in time for Thursday's Nov. 11 observation of Veterans' ...

Veteran’s Widow Kicks Off 10th Annual Holiday Collection

 

BEDMINSTER, NJ -  To celebrate Veterans Day, Mrs. Stacia McDonough, and her 501c-3 nonprofit, “Independence For Veterans,” has kicked off their 10th annual Christmas, “They Kept Us Safe, Let's Keep Them Warm,” new winter clothing drive to benefit the formerly homeless and disabled veterans currently residing at the “Hope For Veterans” ...

Weather Delay: Trunk or Treat Changed to 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, in Basking Ridge

BERNARDS TWP., NJ — Due to inclement weather, the Trunk or Treat planned for Saturday in the parking lot of Gallaway and Crane Funeral Home will be moved to the following day, Sunday, Oct. 31, from 1:00-4:00 p.m.

Trick or Treaters will now be able to enjoy the free Halloween Trunk or Treat event on the holiday, itself. It is presented by Kristen Ashley Interiors ...

Operation Shoebox NJ Collects Halloween Candy for US Troops Overseas

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Excess Halloween candy is being collected by Operation Shoebox New Jersey, a volunteer, non-profit organization that ships personal care packages to members of the US military stateside and those deployed overseas.

The sweet treats are a welcome addition to the care packages, which also include snack and food items as well as toiletries.

OPSHBX NJ has sponsored the ...

Nominate Favorite Charity or Non Profit for Valairco Cares $500 Giveaway; Deadline October 31, 2021

MANVILLE, NJ - Make your vote count! Nominate your favorite charity or non-profit to win Valairco Care's next giveaway of $500. Voting deadline October 31, 2021.  Click here to nominate your charity or nonprofit.

The most recent winner was Emmanuel Cancer Foundation (ECF) out of Clark, NJ. ECF, which receives no government funding, provides free, in-home support for families ...

Halloween Trunk or Treat Set for Oct. 30 in Basking Ridge

BERNARDS TWP., NJ — Trick or Treaters are invited to the free Halloween Trunk or Treat event presented by Kristen Ashley Interiors and Gallaway and Crane Funeral Home. 

The event will be held in the parking lot of the Gallaway and Crane Funeral Home, 101 South Finley Ave., Basking Ridge, from 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30. Trunk decorating begins at ...

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Somerset County-operated Senior Centers Offer Zoom Activities Throughout December

November 25, 2021

Virtual Classes and Programs Help Seniors Stay Connected and Fit During the COVID-19 Pandemic

SOMERVILLE, NJ – When seniors participate in virtual activities, they stay informed, fit, and connected. Residents, age 60-years and above can register for free, fun, virtual programs hosted by the Somerset County-operated senior wellness centers. The wide array of programs available include ...

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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 ...

Providing Local News that Matters: Cristina Pinzon Franchises TAPinto Hackensack

HACKENSACK, NJ — One of the first things you’ll notice when speaking with TAPinto franchisee Cristina Pinzon is she’s passionate.

She’s passionate about her heritage – her family emigrated to the United States from Colombia when she was a child.

She’s passionate about her community – she was raised in Elizabeth and still has deep ties to the ...

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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Sat, December 4, 7:00 PM

Hunterdon Central Regional High School, Flemington

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Fri, December 31, 4:00 PM

Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown

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