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Eve Pontecorvo - Goaltender for Hunterdon Central Girls Soccer Team

October 22, 2020

The Hunterdon Central Girls Soccer Team, under Coach Jeannine Calhoun has a record of 5-0 as of Monday, October 19th. One of the reasons for that is goaltender Eve Pontecorvo, who has 22 saves thus far this season, and has allowed only one goal. 

She is a senior who hopes to double major in criminology and history in college. She told us that her most important ...

Teófimo López - Undisputed Lightweight Champion - Trained in Flemington at Old Dog Boxing Club!

Teófimo López trained at the Old Dog Boxing Club, located in Flemington -owned by Heidi and Bill Ruscher. And now he's the undisputed lightweight champion of the world. On Saturday evening, October 17th López defeated Vasiliy Lomachenko to claim "undisputed lightweight crown in a masterful performance", according to CBS Sports.com.

He now holds ...

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Peter Ostrum - Star of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

October 21, 2020

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory has made a lasting impression in the minds of children since 1971. The film starred Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka, and Peter Ostrum as Charlie Bucket, the poor boy who wins a golden ticket to tour the famous Chocolate Factory. The musical fantasy film became a cult favorite around the world for the last 50 ...

Kyle Tress - American Olympic Skeleton Racer 

Kyle Tress graduated in 1999 from South Hunterdon Regional High School and was an American Olympic skeleton racer who competed in the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Skeleton is a winter sliding sport in which a person rides a small sled (known as a skeleton bobsled), down a frozen track while lying face down and head-first. 

His ...

Sarah Schneider: Comedy Writer for Saturday Night Live

Sarah Schneider graduated from North Hunterdon High School in 2001. She got her start in entertainment as a writer and actress for the comedy website CollegeHumor before becoming a writer for the television sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live. As part of the CollegeHumor staff, she starred as a fictionalized version of herself in the short-lived ...

Eve Pontecorvo - Goaltender for Hunterdon Central Girls Soccer Team

October 22, 2020

The Hunterdon Central Girls Soccer Team, under Coach Jeannine Calhoun has a record of 5-0 as of Monday, October 19th. One of the reasons for that is goaltender Eve Pontecorvo, who has 22 saves thus far this season, and has allowed only one goal. 

She is a senior who hopes to double major in criminology and history in college. She told us that her most important ...

Teófimo López - Undisputed Lightweight Champion - Trained in Flemington at Old Dog Boxing Club!

Teófimo López trained at the Old Dog Boxing Club, located in Flemington -owned by Heidi and Bill Ruscher. And now he's the undisputed lightweight champion of the world. On Saturday evening, October 17th López defeated Vasiliy Lomachenko to claim "undisputed lightweight crown in a masterful performance", according to CBS Sports.com.

He now holds ...

Voice-Over Artist and Event Announcer George Alan Ruth Describes His Career Behind The Microphone

October 20, 2020

George Alan Ruth, who is the voice behind the TAPintoTV promos, recently joined Brian Brodeur, TAPintoTV's Executive Producer, at East Main Media Studios for a conversation on his long-spanning career as an announcer and voice-over artist. 

Ruth, who grew up in New Jersey, was the inaugural announcer for the New Jersey Jackals at Yogi Berra Stadium beginning in 1998. For Ruth, that ...

Housing and Community Development Network of NJ Enlisted to Provide Help As Housing Crisis Deepens

Staci Berger, CEO of the Housing & Community Development Network of New Jersey, joined Brian Brodeur, TAPintoTV's Executive Producer, at East Main Media Studios, to discuss the state's current housing situation and in particular, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to Berger, New Jersey has had a "very strong" housing crisis even prior to the pandemic.

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North Hunterdon High School Livestream Performance, Annandale

North Hunterdon High School presents The Lost ...

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Mon, October 26, 11:00 AM

Flemington Elks Lodge, Flemington

Flemington Blood Drive - Chick-fil-A giveaway to ...

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Hunterdon County Reporting 7 New COVID Cases, as of Tuesday Evening

October 21, 2020

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - As of Tuesday evening, Hunterdon County was reporting 7 new COVID cases, bringing the total to 1,499 cases.

The county is not reporting any new fatalities from COVID-19, keeping the total at 72.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 26 cases, 0 deaths
Bethlehem Township – 38 cases, 1 death
Bloomsbury Borough – 5 ...

Gov. Murphy, First Lady Cancel Events, Enter Coronavirus Self-Quarantine

BLACKWOOD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and his wife, First Lady Tammy Murphy, entered a voluntary self-quarantine Wednesday afternoon after a senior staff member - who the governor was in close proximity to Saturday - tested positive for coronavirus. 

Murphy unexpectedly left a press briefing Wednesday at midday in Camden County, after learning of his exposure to the individual - whose ...

Hunterdon County Reporting 7 New COVID Cases, as of Monday Evening

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - As of Monday evening, Hunterdon County was reporting 7 new COVID cases, bringing the total to 1,492 cases.

The county is not reporting any new fatalities from COVID-19, keeping the total at 72.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 26 cases, 0 deaths
Bethlehem Township – 38 cases, 1 death
Bloomsbury Borough – 5 ...

Current Foliage Conditions: Northern Hunterdon County is Near Peak

October 17, 2020

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection released the current fall foliage map for the Garden State this week and things are starting to look colorful!

Forests in the Northwest corner of the state, including the area near High Point State Park and Waywayanda State Park are at peak color. The southern portion of Sussex County is near peak. 

Northern NJ ...

Local Brothers Reunite After 80 Years

BETHLEHEM TWP, NJ - Bethlehem Township’s Bill Cordes shared a joyful Saturday morning breakfast reunion with his brother Bob Wilson, who was given up for adoption nearly 80 years ago.

“I was so nervous this morning I couldn’t put my shoes on,” said Cordes, 87. “I’m so relaxed now. It feels like we’ve always been together.”

The oldest of three ...

Why We Walk To End Alzheimer's

October 19, 2020

The Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey Chapter is spotlighting people who make a difference in the fight to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia, by participating in the upcoming 2020 Walk To End Alzheimer’s (WTEA) - the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Today we say thank you to Andrea and Steve ...

Flemington Forgiving

October 16, 2020

While the Flemington Council is trying to heal a bitter discord caused by Mayor Driver’s profane language against Trump voters, it is unfortunate to see others losing their jobs, or worse, from doing far less.

For example, kids are being kicked out of class for wearing a Trump shirt or look at what happened to the Covington High School student who was wrongly maligned for wearing a Trump ...

Letter: Tom Kean Jr. Campaign Ad Bears False Witness

To the Editor:

By now, many of us have been subjected repeatedly to the infamous “dangerously radical” attack ad from the Tom Kean for Congress campaign, falsely portraying incumbent United States Representative Tom Malinowski as a deeply immoral man who would deliberately conceal the identities of sex offenders, thereby creating a more unsafe environment for America’s ...

Honesty Grows In Brooklyn

To the Editor:

Thank you to Carolyn Quinn for bringing this critical situation to our attention. 

Related: Scotch Plains Native, Now a Brooklyn Resident, Says 'Union County Is Sending Mail-In Ballots to Dead People'

Someone else in Ms. Quinn’s shoes may have acted differently and submitted ballots from their deceased parents.  With a system that does not ...

Hunterdon County Irony

To the Editor:

I find it rather ironic that any of the Hunterdon Republican Party members would demand Flemington Mayor Betsy Driver’s resignation based on her remarks. It is just another example of the biased attitude of the so called” leaders” of the county. The attitude of these officials will only lead to dissension and violence. It is also very hypocritical that the GOP ...

Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce Commends Courthouse Square Project

To the Editor:

I am writing on behalf of the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce to express our gratitude and congratulations to the developer, the mayor and Borough Council of Flemington and the interested citizens of our county seat who are working diligently to make the Courthouse Square project a reality.

The alternative plan recently proposed by Jack Cust and his team appropriately ...

Community Conversations: #AskHer

Are you ready to #AskHer? Join Atlantic Health System in asking the women in your life if they have had their annual mammogram. On the next Community Conversation, breast surgeon Rebecca Yang, MD, Atlantic Breast Associates, and Lydia Nadeau, Executive Director, Atlantic Health System Cancer Care, discuss mammograms and how you can #AskHer!

 

TAPinto Flemington/Raritan Sponsors Candidate Forum: Raritan Township [October 21st]

October 20, 2020

TAPinto Flemington/Raritan will sponsor a Candidate Forum for the residents of Raritan Township.

October 21st, Wednesday evening at 7 pm, streamed on Facebook Live, TAPinto Flemington Facebook page.  The event will be recorded and remain on the TAPinto Flemington/Raritan Facebook page for viewing through Election Day, November 3rd.

All candidates were invited to participate in ...

Whitehouse Station Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - A Whitehouse Station man was arrested on charges of child pornography, according to a release from Acting Hunterdon County Prosecutor Michael J. Williams.

Moiz Khan, 59, was charged with one count of first degree distribution of child pornography and one count of second degree possession of child pornography.

Williams said that a joint investigation by the Hunterdon ...

Hunterdon Land Trust Preserves Franklin Township Farm

FRANKLIN TWP., NJ – Serendipity, hope and a lot of hard work led to Hunterdon Land Trust’s latest preservation effort.

The charming 71-acre Hope Hill Farm in Franklin Township attracted HLT’s attention for a number of reasons including its location within the South Branch Raritan Watershed, the two tributaries running across the property, and the high percentage of important ...

$14M in New Covid-Relief Funds to Help NJ Residents Get Back to Work Available

October 21, 2020

BLACKWOOD, NJ — Over 1.6 million people in New Jersey have filed for unemployment benefits since mid-March when the coronavirus pandemic began to ravage the state.

Looking to help individuals out of work, as well as employers unable to hire more people due to the financial impact of COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy announced $14 million of new workforce development funds ...

Bars, Restaurants Given Expansion on Liquor Permits as COVID Climb Continues

NEW JERSEY — Bar and restaurant owners across New Jersey will be able to toast this week to the latest expansion on liquor license permits - initially triggered to help businesses weather the coronavirus pandemic while serving outdoors. 

“For many of our residents having the ability to serve liquor to their customers beyond their normal premises has been meaningful. In ...

Murphy Announces NJ Health Exchange, Unemployment Assistance at COVID Press Briefing

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced the launch of the state’s official health insurance marketplace, Get Covered New Jersey, during his COVID press briefing in Trenton on Thursday. Oct. 15. The exchange is now open to Garden State residents to browse health plans, compare prices, and find out if they may qualify for financial help ahead of the Affordable Care Act ...