Professional Firefighters Show Off Cooking Skills at Pines Manor in Edison, Raise Funds for Saint Barnabas Burn Center

March 4, 2018

EDISON, NJ - Edison’s Pines Manor was transformed into a firehouse kitchen on Monday as teams from 24 professional fire departments across New Jersey showed off their cooking skills at the NJ FMBA’s eighth annual Cooked and Uncorked Food and Wine Festival.

The event, which raised over $50,000 that will be split between the Saint Barnabas Burn Center and the NJ FMBA Foundation, was ...

Edison, J.P. Stevens Hoop Players Honored by GMC

March 13, 2018

EDISON, NJ - The Edison High School boys basketball team recently concluded its most successful season in 17 years, and Abu Kaikai was a big part of that.

That success, which included 15 victories, is reflected in the selection of Kaikai, a senior forward, to the Greater Middlesex Conference's first team.

Kaikai averaged 13.5 points and 9.9 rebounds for Edison (15-12), which reached the ...

Somerset Patriots Re-Sign New Jersey Native Scott Kelly

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have re-signed infielder and fan favorite Scott Kelly for the 2018 season.

“I’m incredibly grateful to play for this organization,” said Kelly. “This is a place I like to call home due to the best fans. A lot of great players have been a part of this organization. I am honored and humbled to be a part of it. Let’s play ...

Middlesex County College Holds Science Olympiad

March 16, 2018

EDISON, NJ - Students from 27 middle schools and 27 high schools all over New Jersey participated in the 26th annual State Finals of the New Jersey Science Olympiad held at Middlesex County College March 15.

The competition is designed to encourage students’ interest in science and technology. They took tests, fired bottle rockets, piloted helicopters and solar vehicles, and ...

Middlesex County College Honors Adjunct Faculty

EDISON, NJ - Middlesex County College honored adjunct faculty members for service anniversaries during Adjunct Faculty Development Day in March.

Pictured: Elliot DeBella, center, (Edison) of the History and Social Sciences Department, receives his award for 50 semesters of teaching from Mark McCormick, vice-president for academic and student affairs, and MCC President Joann La Perla-Morales.

Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Serve as Safety Ambassadors

EDISON, NJ - Students from The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison who participate in the Robert Wood Johnson Safety Ambassador program provided tips to second graders. Items addressed included Safety In and Around Cars, Pedestrian Safety, How to Prevent Falls and Proper Use of Helmets in Wheeled Sports. Pictured with Dawn Francavilla, Director of Student Life, from left: Brittney Wilson of ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Hosting INDIE Film Festival March 10

March 4, 2018

EDISON, NJ -  The Wardlaw + Hartridge School in Edison is proud to announce the fifth Annual Independent School Global Film Festival, called the INDIE, which is a joint faculty and student initiative seeking to raise awareness regarding current global issues. This year’s event is being held in the new Berry Performing Arts Center on March 10, with red carpet entry at 2 ...

Carrier Clinic Considers Partnership with Hackensack Meridian Health

March 17, 2018

EDISON, NJ - Hackensack Meridian Health, one New Jersey’s largest integrated health networks, and Carrier Clinic, a leader in behavioral health with a 100-year history in the state, have signed a letter of intent to explore a partnership to deliver behavioral health care to the region.

“We are thrilled to announce this strategy to deliver exceptional clinical expertise and to ...

Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party Set For March 16

SUMMIT, NJ - The annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Pink Tie Party fundraiser affair is coming up.

The event, which will be held Friday, March 16 at The Grove in Cedar Grove, is focused on raising funds to support Komen’s BOLD GOAL:  to reduce the number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by 50% by the year 2026, by improving access to quality and ...

Travel to Palestine - the First Tourist Destination In the World

March 9, 2018

TAPintoTravels is in Berlin covering the International Tourism Convention.  One of our first meetings was with the wonderful folks from Palestine.

Majed Ishaq of the State of Palestine Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities welcomed us to their beautiful country.

He was also kind enough to provide a welcome in Arabic.

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Travels Spent the Weekend with Tim Tebow for the Tim Tebow Celebrity Golf Classic

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - The Tim Tebow Foundation hosted its 8th annual Celebrity Golf Classic on Mar 3 preceded by a Red Carpet Gala event on Friday night.  The Tournament Player Club (TPC) at Sawgrass hosted both events on their beautiful Stadium Course and clubhouse in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Tim Tebow hosted 33 celebrities, including Urban Meyer, Kevin Sorbo, Scott Van Pelt, ...

Tim Tebow Hosts Red Carpet Celebrity Gala to Benefit His Foundation

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - TAPintoTravels traveled to Florida to attend the 8th Annual Tim Tebow Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic to benefit disabled, orphaned and injured children.

The Tournament Player Club at Sawgrass' (TPC Sawgrass) hosted the event in their Spanish-revival clubhouse.  The event was everything you would expect from a Red Carpet event, and more.  From ...

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Police: Piscataway Teen Charged for Posting Threat on Social Media

March 16, 2018

PISCATAWAY, NJ – A 15-year-old Piscataway student is facing charges after investigators determined a social media post about a possible shooting at Piscataway High School was a credible threat, police officials said on Thursday. 

Piscataway police and school resource officers immediately began their investigation once they learned of the post on March 13, said police. They said ...

Franklin Student Escorted from School; Loaded Gun Found in Backpack

March 16, 2018

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - A 17-year-old high school student was escorted from school yesterday by police who found a loaded 9mm semi-automatic pistol in his back pack along with narcotics, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Robertson said the initial investigation by law enforcement revealed that there were no known threats to the students or faculty; he commended the ...

Rep. Watson Coleman Urges Support for Students Participating in Protests: Letter to Local School Officials Asks for Encouragement Rather Than Punishment

March 16, 2018

Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) sent letters to principals and other school administrators in New Jersey’s 12th Congressional District urging support and encouragement for students who engage in protests and demonstrations for gun violence prevention amid reports that some New Jersey schools had suspended or otherwise punished students for their ...