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Photo Gallery: Pumpkin Smash at Dogwood Farms

November 6, 2021

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The event Friday at Dogwood and English farms Friday went smashingly! Good thing, since the objective was to smash pumpkins. Children, moms, dads and even a grandparent or two picked up one of two aluminum bats available and smashed pumpkins of all sizes. Mayor Janice Fields even dropped by to check out the fun.

The smashing was done on one of two tree stumps set on a ...

Somerset County to Hold First Saturday, E-Waste Drop Off Events on Nov. 6

 

Residents Can Donate Food at First Saturdays

First Saturday and E Waste Drop-Offs are held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Recycle newspapers, magazines, junk mail, and more at First Saturday of the Month Drop-off to be held on Saturday, Nov. 6, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Somerset County Recycling Center, located at 40 Polhemus Lane, ...

Smash a Pumpkin Event Friday in Liberty Corner; Help Save the Planet

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Tomorrow, Friday, Nov. 5, area residents will have a chance to help fight global warming, fertilize the soil and have some fun.

The Bernards Township Environmental Commission is sponsoring a Pumpkin Smash from 12:30 to 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, at Dogwood Farms in Liberty Corner. 

It is important to keep pumpkins out of our landfills because ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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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