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ELECTION ROUNDUP: Learn Local Election Results Throughout New Jersey

June 9, 2021

Amid statewide primary election contests, New Jersey also hosted dozens of local races Tuesday. Here is a roundup of various New Jersey local election results as reported by TAPinto franchises across the state:

Cranford Election: Kate Rappa Defeats Incumbent Tom Hannen, Jr. in Democrat Primary

Newcomer defeats an incumbent in this township committee primary election, advancing to face a GOP ...

Senate, Assembly: First Results for Legislative District 18

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 18 - Today's primaries in District 18 produced expected results, yet they set up a vital challenge for the upcoming elections in November. Here are the first results as of 9:00 on Tuesday, June 8, 2021.

One senator and two assembly members are elected from each of the 40 districts of New Jersey. The Senate and Assembly chambers are located in the State House in ...

Sam Joshi scores overwhelming victory in Democratic Mayoral primary

Edison:  Sam Joshi easily won the Edison Democratic primary today defeating Mahesh Bhagia by a 2-1 margin.  With most of the votes counted including Vote By Mail, Joshi had 5,868 votes to Bhagia's 3,145.  Joshi's Council running mates Harris, Poyner and Patel also cruised to victory.

"I am so very humbled and grateful for the confidence that the Democratic ...

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TAPinto's 2021 General Election Policies

June 9, 2021

TAPinto is a network of more than 90 award-winning objective online local news sites. We do not endorse candidates.

All candidates are provided the same opportunities to utilize TAPinto to market their candidacies.  All candidates are charged the same amount for the same marketing vehicle. 

To discuss advertising on TAPinto, please contact your local TAPinto site owner/publisher ...

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Alice Tempel Honored by Jersey Harmony Chorus

June 9, 2021

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Alice Tempel, recycling coordinator for the Borough of South Plainfield and a resident of Piscataway, was recently the recipient of two awards from Jersey Harmony Chorus.

The Jersey Harmony Chorus, under the direction of Kat Britt, is the Princeton, NJ chapter of Sweet Adelines International, a worldwide, non-profit organization dedicated to ...

South Amboy Irish Festival to Feature Music, Food, Kids Activities and Fireworks on Sept. 25

June 9, 2021

SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- The City of South Amboy in partnership with the South Amboy Parade committee will host an Irish Festival on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Middlesex County Raritan Bay Waterfront Park. Beginning at 2 p.m., the festival promises to be an exciting and family friendly event that will include music, food and craft vendors, kid friendly activities, and will culminate in a ...

TAPinto's 2021 General Election Policies

June 9, 2021

TAPinto is a network of more than 90 award-winning objective online local news sites. We do not endorse candidates.

All candidates are provided the same opportunities to utilize TAPinto to market their candidacies.  All candidates are charged the same amount for the same marketing vehicle. 

To discuss advertising on TAPinto, please contact your local TAPinto site owner/publisher ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Earn Instrumental Accolades

EDISON, NJ -- Shourya Chhabra of Roselle Park and Luke Tan of Edison, students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, recently performed with the Region Jazz Band Dizzy Gillespie Virtual Ensemble. Students who participated in this performance were accepted through a stringent audition process in the spring. Both Shourya and Luke were featured as soloists.

As a result of receiving the top ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Third Graders Share United States Presentations

EDISON, NJ -- States from all over our great nation were on display at last week’s Third Grade States Presentations, held outdoors under the AP Room Tent at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison. Faculty, staff and students visited the displays and learned about many states and their customs and traditions from expert guides who were dressed to represent their state.

The assignment ...

Community Conversations: Living with Scoliosis

Does your child have scoliosis? Do you know what the signs are? Find out on the next Community Conversation where Jason Lowenstein, MD, medical director of Atlantic Health System’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, shares how it’s diagnosed and explains why early identification is key to treating spinal deformity.

 

How To Increase Customer Engagement

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The main goal of any advertising campaign is to engage with customers as effectively and often as possible. You want them to see your business and remember the name while creating a positive relationship with them.  Creating an engagement marketing strategy is how your business can stay at the forefront of your audience’s mind and generate business from them ...

St. Joseph (Metuchen) Wins GMC County Tournament, 2-0, Thanks to Strong Pitching, and RBI Squeeze Play

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- St. Joseph (Metuchen) won the GMC Conference Championship over South Brunswick on Sunday, June 6, 2021 in East Brunswick. Andrew Goldan started and pitched 6 2/3 brilliant innings before being removed for reaching the 110 pitch limit. He gave up just two hits. Colin Leyner closed out the game with a strikeout for St. Joseph.

Jack Kern executed a squeeze ...

Restaurants Offer Entertainment, Outdoor Spaces to Bring Back Diners

June 14, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Indoor dining is back at full capacity in restaurants around the Garden State. But while some diners have been eager to get back inside, many have gotten out of the habit, and some still eye gathering maskless indoors with trepidation.

To woo diners back, some restaurants are turning to enhanced outdoor spaces, live entertainment and good old-fashioned fun.

Khris Raina, ...

7 Years Later, James Monroe Elementary Alumni Return to Middlesex College, Their Home for 3 Months as Kids

EDISON, NJ - It was a cool Saturday evening in March of 2014 when a discarded cigarette caused the destruction of James Monroe Elementary School in Edison. Fire engulfed the building, creating a six-alarm inferno.

The next day, College President Joann La Perla-Morales offered space to house the school, and by the following Wednesday, James Monroe opened on the campus. Fortunately, two ...

South Amboy Irish Festival to Feature Music, Food, Kids Activities and Fireworks on Sept. 25

SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- The City of South Amboy in partnership with the South Amboy Parade committee will host an Irish Festival on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Middlesex County Raritan Bay Waterfront Park. Beginning at 2 p.m., the festival promises to be an exciting and family friendly event that will include music, food and craft vendors, kid friendly activities, and will culminate in a ...

Alice Tempel Honored by Jersey Harmony Chorus

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Alice Tempel, recycling coordinator for the Borough of South Plainfield and a resident of Piscataway, was recently the recipient of two awards from Jersey Harmony Chorus.

The Jersey Harmony Chorus, under the direction of Kat Britt, is the Princeton, NJ chapter of Sweet Adelines International, a worldwide, non-profit organization dedicated to ...

Rutgers Set to Resume Basketball Rivalry with Seton Hall on Dec. 12

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The annual men’s basketball matchup between Rutgers and Seton Hall returns for the 2021-22 season as the two teams face off in the Garden State Hardwood Classic.

The game is slated for Sunday, Dec. 12 at the Prudential Center in Newark. 

Rutgers defeated then-No. 22 ranked Seton Hall, 68-48 in front of a sold-out crowd at the RAC on Dec. 14, 2019 in the ...

Perth Amboy Officials to Break Ground on “Borinqueneers Park”

PERTH AMBOY - In honor of the brave Puerto Rican soldiers of the 65th Infantry Regiment, Perth Amboy officials will be breaking ground on "Borinqueneers Park" on 2nd Street on Friday.

State, county, and city officials alongside residents will mark the construction of the park on a six-acre former brownfield. It will be remediated into a world-class ‘smart’ waterfront ...