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Wine and Cheese Tasting at Unionville Vineyards

March 27, 2017

EAST AMWELL - Chabad of Hunterdon will host its second annual Wine & Cheese Tasting and Matzah Bakery on Sunday, April 2 at 5 p.m., at Unionville Vineyards here.

Wine connoisseur and wine pairing expert Alan Cooper, of Royal Wines, will be presenting the newest imported and domestic Kosher wines. There will also be a selection of all natural cheeses  to pair with the wine of your ...

TAPinto CEO Shapiro goes 'One on One' with Steve Adubato

March 17, 2017

TAPinto.net CEO and Publisher Michael Shapiro appeared on “One on One” with Steve Adubato Thursday night and answered questions about the role of hyperlocal online news media.

The interview was broadcast on WNYY, NJTV and WNET. Adubato closed by saying that “Michael Shapiro, he is on the cutting edge of media.“

Shapiro answered a wide-range of questions about ...

Flemington Scouts Board Battleships

March 28, 2017

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Scouts from Troop 62 here recently made a trip to Battleship Cove -  in Fall River, Massachusetts - to explore the world's largest collection of historic U.S. naval ships.

After touring the battleship Massachusetts, destroyer Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., submarine Lionfish, PT Boats 617 and 796, and the Russian missile corvette Hiddensee, the scouts, their parents, and ...

Hunterdon Central's Robotics Team Geared Up For Successful Season

RARITAN TWP., NJ - Hunterdon Central High School’s FIRST robotics team, “The Daleks, Team 3637” opened its season with a bang at last weekend’s competition at Bridgewater-Raritan High School.

The Daleks -- along with alliance partners Team 219 from Warren Hills and Team 747 from Middlesex -- were silver medalists at the 38-team event, bringing home a Finalist ...

New RVCC Budget Includes $4 Per Credit Tuition Increase

BRANCHBURG, NJ - The Raritan Valley Community College trustees have approved a $54.9 million operating budget for FY 2018.

The operating budget anticipates level funding from the state and the counties of Somerset and Hunterdon.

The budget includes $750,000 in cost savings from an administrative restructuring and attrition, as well as a $4 per credit tuition ...

Wine and Cheese Tasting at Unionville Vineyards

March 27, 2017

EAST AMWELL - Chabad of Hunterdon will host its second annual Wine & Cheese Tasting and Matzah Bakery on Sunday, April 2 at 5 p.m., at Unionville Vineyards here.

Wine connoisseur and wine pairing expert Alan Cooper, of Royal Wines, will be presenting the newest imported and domestic Kosher wines. There will also be a selection of all natural cheeses  to pair with the wine of your ...

New Flemington IHOP Announces Grand Opening Week Events

FLEMINGTON, NJ -  The new 5,881 square foot IHOP here is now open and its grand opening week will be celebrated from April 11 to April 15.

The restaurant is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 7 a.m. to midnight on Friday and Saturday.

The Flemington IHOP is owned by brothers Sanjay and Neal Patel of Imperio Groups. It is the group’s  fifth IHOP and the ...

Helping Cats is a Mission for This Girl

March 20, 2017

EAST AMWELL, NJ – A visit to Tabby’s Place inspired a Clinton Township cat lover to start her own charity to help felines.

Ava Vallely is only 7 years old and hopes to increase donations for PADS-4-PURRS.

Tabby's Place is a cage-free cat sanctuary on Route 202 here. Its cats typically come from a public shelter where they were destined for euthanasia.

Ava has three cats ...

HMC Hosts Info Session on Doctor's 'Reversing Heart Disease' Program

March 25, 2017

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Heart disease is Hunterdon County’s second-biggest killer. But did you know that heart disease can be stopped ... and even reversed?

Hunterdon Healthcare, the corporate parent of Hunterdon Medical Center, recently launched the Dr. Dean Ornish Program for Reversing Heart Disease. This program is nationally recognized through the results of more than 25 years of ...

YMCA Appoints Fitness Coordinator

CLINTON TWP., NJ - Jeff Gold is the new Fitness and Wellness Program Coordinator for the Hunterdon County YMCA.

Gold, who has Hunterdon roots, aspires to make progressing every day towards living a healthier lifestyle more accessible to members of the Y and the Hunterdon County community.

Gold joins the HCYMCA with extensive experience in fitness. He served on the strength and conditioning ...

Lewdness Charge for Milford Man in Flemington Parking Lot

March 22, 2017

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A Milford man has been indicted on a lewdness charge related to an incident at a Reaville Avenue shopping center here.

Michael M. Downey, 51, was arrested by Flemington police on Dec. 23 after being notified of a suspicious person in a parked vehicle.

According to a press release today from Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III, when police responded to ...

Flemington Woman Indicted on Endangering a Child and Other Charges

FLEMINGTON, NJ – A Flemington woman has been indicted on a string of charges including endangering the welfare of a child.

Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony P. Kearns, III said in a press release today that the indictment follows the arrest of Sonia Z. Padmore, 31, of Flemington, by Clinton Township police on Oct. 30 last year.

Padmore was stopped for a motor vehicle offense, Kearns ...

Arrest Made in Morales Park Incidents

RARITAN TWP., NJ – Police here have charged a Flemington man in connection with incidents at Morales Park.

Henry Calel-Juarez, 24, was arrested Friday afternoon and charged with criminal sexual contact at the park, which is off Capner Street.

The arrest by Det. Ryan Garbolino follows an investigation that lasted several months.

According to police, in late December and early ...

Wine and Cheese Tasting at Unionville Vineyards

March 27, 2017

EAST AMWELL - Chabad of Hunterdon will host its second annual Wine & Cheese Tasting and Matzah Bakery on Sunday, April 2 at 5 p.m., at Unionville Vineyards here.

Wine connoisseur and wine pairing expert Alan Cooper, of Royal Wines, will be presenting the newest imported and domestic Kosher wines. There will also be a selection of all natural cheeses  to pair with the wine of your ...

Somerset Patriots Spring Training Begins April 11

March 23, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots open Spring Training at TD Bank Ballpark Tuesday, April 11 and will continue preparations for the 2017 season through Thursday, April 20.

All the dates at TD Bank Ballpark are open to the public to attend. The current schedule is:

Tuesday, April 11, Workout at 11 a.m.;

Wednesday, April 12, Stretch/ BP at 9:30 a.m., Intrasquad game at ...

Jersey Guy Signs with Patriots

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have signed right-handed pitcher Alex Gouin for the 2017 season.

“I am most certainly excited about being around an environment with a record of success,” said Gouin. “I have heard great things about the fans, and it is close to home for me. It makes a great deal of sense to play here.”

Gouin enters his first season ...

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Atlantic Health System Joins American Cancer Society in Fight Against Colorectal Cancer

Atlantic Health System (AHS), a leading health care delivery network, announced today the organization’s commitment to increase colorectal cancer screening in New Jersey by joining "80 percent by 2018" - a national effort of the American Cancer Society in the fight against the disease. 

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women.

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Frustration in Flemington

March 24, 2017

To the editor:

I am stubborn. In many ways, when I was accepted into a Flemington family 12 years ago, this made me fit right in. Uncompromising. Loyal. Passionate. These are all things I admire about my wife and her family and are all offshoots of our stubbornness. As the two of us have aged, thankfully, our stubbornness has softened and we have avoided imploding our relationship.

As I ...

All Jersey Mike's Proceeds Benefit Make-A-Wish

March 28, 2017

FLEMINGTON, NJ – Make A Wish, NJ is joining forces with Jersey Mike’s subs restaurants for the Seventh Annual March “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign.

The event culminates on Wednesday, March 29. That’s when local Jersey Mike’s restaurants will donate 100 percent of the day’s sales – every single dollar that comes in – to Make-A-Wish, ...