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Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Somerset Hills Sunday Service

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The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Somerset Hills is a liberal religious community of enthusiastic, compassionate people of all ages. It is dedicated to the spiritual growth of its members and friends, and provides caring service to neighbors near and far. All are welcome, regardless of race, creed, cultural background, spiritual beliefs, or sexual identity.

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Hunterdon Notables: Dick Foran - Singing Cowboy Film Star

September 19, 2020

Dick Foran was born in Flemington in 1910. Both his father (Arthur F. Foran) and younger brother (Walter E. Foran)  were Republican members of the New Jersey Senate. He enrolled at Princeton University, pursuing a degree in geology. He played on the football team while taking courses in the arts, where he developed an interest in the theater.

As an actor in Hollywood, he was cast as a ...

Hunterdon Notables: Collin McKinney - Helped bring independence to Texas!

Collin McKinney was born in Hunterdon County in 1766 the second of ten children. Over the course of his long life he was a land surveyor, merchant, politician, and lay preacher. His father fought in the Revolutionary War, and the family eventually moved to Kentucky.

In 1826, McKinney settled in the Red River Colony in Northwest Texas. Ten years ...

Hunterdon Notables: Joe Piscopo - Star of Saturday Night Live

Joe Piscopo is a resident of Lebanon Township and has lived in Tewksbury Township. Along with Eddie Murphy, Joe Piscopo was a player on Saturday Night Live for four seasons from 1980-84. On SNL, he was known for playing such characters as 60 Minutes Andy Rooney, Bruce Springsteen, and Frank Sinatra. In 1988, he played the role of "the Comedian" on an episode of Star Trek: The ...

Julia Scotti: Funny That Way

In 1985, I ​had the opportunity of ​appearing with a very funny comedian ​by the name of Rich Gagliardi​ at a small comedy club in Palmyra, New Jersey. Rich, ​who would start performing as ​'​Rick Scotti​'​, went on to be named the "Funniest Comedian in New Jersey" on Showtime television, ​as part of the ​"​Funniest Comedian in America​"​ contest. By the ...

NJ Tai Chi Founder Harry Legg Demonstrates the Health Benefits of the Ancient Martial Art

September 19, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Harry Legg, Founder of New Jersey Tai Chi, joined Brian Brodeur, TAPintoTV Executive Producer, at East Main Media Studios to discuss and demystify the practice of tai chi, while also demonstrating some of the martial art’s moves in the studio. 

“Most people may not realize tai chi is a deadly martial art,” said Legg, “but you might wonder how ...

50 Years After the Death of Jimi Hendrix: New Book Explores the Musical Legacy of the Legendary Guitarist

AUGUSTA, GA -- Corey Washington, educator and author of Jimi Hendrix: Black Legacy (A Dream Deferred), recently appeared on TAPintoTV, speaking with Executive Producer Brian Brodeur about his book, as well as the life and music of Jimi Hendrix, who passed away 50 years ago today.

Brodeur and Washington spoke via video conference from East Main Media’s studio in Little Falls, NJ, which ...

Murphy Denounces Shooting at Cops' Home, Signs Environmental Law, Reports COVID Numbers at Briefing

September 18, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy began Friday’s COVID-19 press briefing on a somber note by expressing his outrage over two gunmen who fired on the home of two Camden County police officers while their newborn baby was inside.

The gunmen shot at the officers’ home in Camden late Tuesday and struck the home at least six times, according to Camden police. The couple were inside ...

Hunterdon County Reporting 4 New COVID Cases, as of Thursday Evening

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - As of Thursday evening, Hunterdon County was reporting four new COVID cases, bringing the total to 1,276 cases.

The county is not reporting any additional fatalities from COVID-19, keeping the total at 71.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 19 cases, 0 deaths
Bethlehem Township – 33 cases, 1 death
Bloomsbury Borough ...

Gov. Murphy Signs Legislation Aiming to Strengthen New Jersey’s Long-Term Care Industry

TRENTON, NJ -- Saying that residents and staff of long-term care facilities in New Jersey have borne an outsized burden of the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy signed several pieces of legislation on Wednesday to address systemic challenges, mitigate the impact of COVID-19, and strengthen preparedness for future outbreaks.

Of the more than 14,000 New Jersey residents killed by ...

Hunterdon Names 2 Dairy Princesses

September 19, 2020

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The Hunterdon County Dairy Promotion Committee has crowned two 2020-2021 County Dairy Princesses.

In light of restrictions resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, both Francesca Streicher of Clinton Township and Rebecca Phillips of West Amwell Township will serve area milk producers as princesses.

Hunterdon County has selected a dairy princess each year since 1965, ...

Strong Response on Social Media to Sen. Doherty’s 9/11 Words in Flemington

FLEMINGTON, NJ - If you are over 30, you probably have a memory of where you were on Sept. 11, 2001.

But Sen. Michael Doherty, R-23, didn't share his experience when he served as the keynote speaker at a 9/11 memorial ceremony on the steps of the historic county courthouse in Flemington Friday.

Instead, Doherty chose to express his own opinions about the current state of affairs ...

Hunterdon County 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony 8:30 AM Flemington at Historic Courthouse

Hunterdon County’s 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony, organized by Sheriff Fred Brown, is scheduled for 8:30 am, Friday, September 11th, at the County’s Historic Courthouse on Main Street, in Flemington, with special guest speaker Senator Mike Doherty.

Chiefs and officers from Hunterdon County Police Departments, Rescue Squads, and Volunteer Fire Companies will participate in the ...

Hunterdon Names 2 Dairy Princesses

September 19, 2020

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - The Hunterdon County Dairy Promotion Committee has crowned two 2020-2021 County Dairy Princesses.

In light of restrictions resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, both Francesca Streicher of Clinton Township and Rebecca Phillips of West Amwell Township will serve area milk producers as princesses.

Hunterdon County has selected a dairy princess each year since 1965, ...

Strong Response on Social Media to Sen. Doherty’s 9/11 Words in Flemington

FLEMINGTON, NJ - If you are over 30, you probably have a memory of where you were on Sept. 11, 2001.

But Sen. Michael Doherty, R-23, didn't share his experience when he served as the keynote speaker at a 9/11 memorial ceremony on the steps of the historic county courthouse in Flemington Friday.

Instead, Doherty chose to express his own opinions about the current state of affairs ...

Lambertville Encouraging Residents and Others Not to Trick or Treat in Town This Halloween

LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - It's still over a month away, but for the second time in the past 10 years, trick-or-treaters visiting Lambertville this Halloween will be encouraged to make alternative plans.

The city of Lambertville is recommending people not participate in door-to-door trick-or-treating during Halloween 2020.

Lambertville Police Department Lieutenant Robert Brown said, "We ...

Hunterdon Notables: Dick Foran - Singing Cowboy Film Star

September 19, 2020

Dick Foran was born in Flemington in 1910. Both his father (Arthur F. Foran) and younger brother (Walter E. Foran)  were Republican members of the New Jersey Senate. He enrolled at Princeton University, pursuing a degree in geology. He played on the football team while taking courses in the arts, where he developed an interest in the theater.

As an actor in Hollywood, he was cast as a ...

Kudos To Sen. Mike Doherty

September 15, 2020

To the Editor:

New Jersey is fortunate to have a state senator with the caliber of Mike Doherty.  The words that he spoke at the Hunterdon County 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony were much needed.  It was refreshing to hear the truth about the heroes of that fateful day. He is correct when he speaks about the importance of law enforcement. That is the first line of defense for our freedom.

Raritan Township Police Release Updated Police Blotter

September 17, 2020

RARITAN TWP, NJ - Raritan Township Police have released an updated police blotter for early September, including arrets for drugs.

Sgt. Robert Landolina investigated an incident Sept. 9 at about 3:15 p.m. in which two juveniles purchased a container of vape juice and a vape device from Up in Smoke, on Route 202/31. Landolina issued a complaint summons to store owner Karin E. Fialka, 47, of ...

Police Blotter: Raritan Township Police Make Arrests for DWI, Hindering Apprehension

RARITAN TWP, NJ - Raritan Township Police have released the police blotter for the beginning of September.

Charles J. Colt, Jr., 55, of Flemington, was arrested Sept. 4 at 5:30 p.m. for hindering apprehension or prosecution. According to the report, the vehicle Colt was driving was stopped near Route 31 and Health Quest for pulling a trailer that had an expired registration. Colt provided a ...

Community Conversations: Take Charge of Your Health

September is National Preparedness Month, so now is the time to take charge of your health. On the next Atlantic Health System Community Conversation, Scott Lauter, MD, MBA, FACP, FHM, Chief Medical Officer, Atlantic Medical Group and Faith Goldman, MD, Atlantic Breast Associates - Branchburg share some crucial information and answer your questions about the screenings and examinations you should ...

CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System Seek Expanded Partnership

Systems sign Letter of Intent to build upon successful clinical affiliation

Building on a history of successful collaboration to improve the health of residents across northern and central New Jersey, CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System have signed a Letter of Intent to create a unique model for health system co-ownership. Upon completion of this expanded ...

Hunterdon County Officials Advise Public on Overcrowding, Litter and Illegal Activities at Parks

August 30, 2020

FLEMINGTON, NJ - With more people heading for outdoor excursions, exercise and doses of fresh air with scenic walks in Hunterdon County’s parks, officials are asking the public to be responsible and adhere to social distancing guidelines as well as all posted county park rules and safety measures on their visits.

Recently issues such as overcrowding, swimming in non permitted water ...

Murphy Denounces Shooting at Cops' Home, Signs Environmental Law, Reports COVID Numbers at Briefing

September 18, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy began Friday’s COVID-19 press briefing on a somber note by expressing his outrage over two gunmen who fired on the home of two Camden County police officers while their newborn baby was inside.

The gunmen shot at the officers’ home in Camden late Tuesday and struck the home at least six times, according to Camden police. The couple were inside ...

Gov. Murphy Signs Legislation Aiming to Strengthen New Jersey’s Long-Term Care Industry

TRENTON, NJ -- Saying that residents and staff of long-term care facilities in New Jersey have borne an outsized burden of the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy signed several pieces of legislation on Wednesday to address systemic challenges, mitigate the impact of COVID-19, and strengthen preparedness for future outbreaks.

Of the more than 14,000 New Jersey residents killed by ...

Chilling Video Shows Four Gunmen Unleashing Hail of Bullets in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A chilling video shows four men emerging from a car with guns drawn and unleashing a hail of bullets that left two dead and six injured early Sunday morning.

In the video provided to TAPinto New Brunswick, the shooters can be seen emerging from the four-door sedan with hoods pulled down in front of their faces. They open fire in the direction of 32 Delafield Street, ...