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'Thank A Veteran:' Field of Honor Flags Fly at Bernards Town Hall

November 10, 2021

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Speakers at Sunday's Field of Honor dedication for a display of flags that will remain at Bernards town hall throughout November had a message for citizens ahead of Veterans Day: Thank a veteran personally for their service to the nation.

"We owe these men and women a debt that cannot be repaid," Mayor Janice Fields said at Sunday's ceremony. The noon ...

Rabies Shot Clinic is on Saturday, Nov. 13, in Basking Ridge

 

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The free Rabies Shot Clinic will be held from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 13 at Bernards Township Public Works Garage, 277 S. Maple Ave., Basking Ridge. No appointments are necessary to get a free rabies shot for your dog or cat. The clinic is open to residents of Bernardsville and Peapack and Gladstone, as well as the five other communities served by ...

Vosseller Avenue Expected to Reopen Next Week

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Vosseller Avenue is expected to re-open to traffic by the middle of next week, according to a report from Bridgewater Township.

The last milling and paving work will be completed early next week, and any last minute delays will be reported on the township Facebook page.

According to deputy township administrator Wells Winegar, the township was assessing roads after ...

Passaic River Parkway is Set to Expand

 BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Passaic River Parkway in Berkeley Heights grew some this week, when the Union County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution to acquire the Berkeley Plaza property. The Memorandum of Understanding with the property’s owner was signed today, Friday, Oct. 29, said Mayor Angie Devanney during an interview this afternoon.

The property, at 735-737 ...

New Providence Native Selected Military Engineer of the Year

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ- Lt. Corey Cattano, a New Providence native, has been named Military Engineer of the Year award for 2022 by the Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic.

“It is with great pleasure that I announce Lt. Corey Cattano, P.E., Facilities Engineering and Acquisition Director at Public Works Department, Naval Weapons Station (NWS) Earle, ...

What You Need to Know About New Jersey's Soon-to-Be Implemented Ban on Bags 

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – New Jersey shoppers will soon need to remember more than just their list and coupons when they head to most stores when the state-wide ban on single-use plastic and paper bags will go into effect. 

The plastic bag ban, which was approved by Gov. Phil Murphy last year and goes into effect on May 4, 2022, supersedes any local ordinances already in place and ...

Changes Coming for Landlines in 856 and 908 Area Codes

TRENTON, NJ - Starting on October 24, New Jersey landlines within the 856 and 908 area codes must dial 10 or 11 digits for all their calls.  After October 24, local landline calls dialed with only seven digits may not go through, and the caller will receive a recording saying their call cannot be completed as dialed.

The reason? The FCC is implementing 988 as a new three-digit number ...

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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 ...

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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