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Charlie Murphy: Stand-up Comedian, and Eddie Murphy's Older Brother

June 14, 2021

Charlie Murphy was a comedian, and comedy writer, and resident of Tewksbury Township. He was best known as a writer and cast member of the Comedy Central sketch-comedy series Chappelle's Show and as the co-star of the sitcom Black Jesus. He was the older brother of actor and comedian Eddie Murphy.

Murphy gained national attention as a recurring performer on Chappelle's Show, ...

Daniel Karcher: WBGO Radio Personality

Daniel Karcher lives in Union Township, and is an on-air broadcast announcer and film designer, best known as host for WBGO and his efforts on production of The Blair Witch Project and Family Guy.

As a film designer, by circumstance Karcher was also a member of the team that created the social media campaign that created hype for the 1999 film The Blair Witch Project. That campaign was dubbed ...

Billy Pauch​ : American Racecar Driver.

Billy Pauch​ ​is an American racecar driver. He resides in Frenchtown, New Jersey where he runs the Bill Pauch Driving School. Pauch attended Hunterdon Central Regional High School, ​right near the Flemington Speedway.

Known for racing Modifieds, dirt small-block and big-block Modifieds, and dirt sprint cars throughout the eastern United States, Pauch had over 600 career feature wins. Pauch ...

Do those who have spent time in prison need the government to protect their housing rights or should the government stay out of this, and let landlords rent to whom they wish?

Under a new bill passed by the Senate and the Assembly, landlords in New Jersey would be banned from denying renters with criminal records. 

The bill, A1919, called the Fair Chance in Housing Act, has as its goal to give the previously incarcerated a better shot at finding a place to live. Supporters say it’s an important step toward ending housing discrimination ...

What is the future of the Republcan Party in New Jersey? Will the NJ-GOP continue to be influenced by Trump’s popularity or will they return to the more moderate GOP of the Whitman days? 

The Garden State’s two Republican congressional representatives could not have more different backgrounds: 

Chris Smith has served in the House since winning election in 1980, and is the dean of New Jersey's congressional delegation. 

Jeff Van Drew, for his entire political career as a mayor, freeholder, assemblyman, state senator, and member of Congress had been a ...

Eric Molto; Excels on the Field, on the Court and in the Classroom

June 14, 2021

Recently, Eric Molto scored three goals to lead Hunterdon Central to an 8-5 boys lacrosse victory over Bridgewater-Raritan in the quarterfinal round of the North Jersey, Group 4 tournament. When Eric is not playing lacrosse, he's on the basketball court for the Central Red Devils. That's quite a schedule for a student athlete - lacrosse and basketball.

On the basketball ...

Hunterdon Huskies Celebrated 50th Anniversary with NFL Football Camp and Cheer Clinic 

The Hunterdon Huskies celebrated their 50th Anniversary with a free NFL Football Camp and Cheer Clinic at Union Forge Park (Huskies Field) in High Bridge on June 5th. 

There were several NFL football alumni players tentatively scheduled to appear including Reggie Beard, Strength and Conditioning Coach for NFL players; Major Harris, QB West Virginia University and 1988 & 1989 ...

Abby Lantos: Outstanding Lacrosse Player for Hunterdon Central

Abby Lantos scored four goals for the Red Devils, as the Hunterdon Central girls lacrosse team scored 11 goals in the first half and went on to a 16-4 victory over Hillsborough in a recent game. 

According to her profile on ConnectLAX, a college sports recruiting website, Abby started playing lacrosse when she was in first grade. She has played midfield and learned to also play attack the ...

America's Grow-a-Row Offers Virtual Education

America’s Grow-a-Row has implemented a new virtual education program at its Farm-to-Fork Kitchen.

This spring, America’s Grow-a-Row is teaching elementary students about the role of bees in fruit and vegetable production, educating senior citizens about eating for cancer prevention and informing college students about ways they can make an impact in their communities to ...

Passaic Valley High School Celebrates 80 Years of Excellence with Mayors Panel

June 9, 2021

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Executive Producer of East Main Media and TAPintoTV, Brian Brodeur, hosted a panel discussion to celebrate Passaic Valley Regional High School’s 80 Years of Excellence.

The panel was moderated by Alexandra Paese, Passaic Valley Class of 2021, and consisted of Totowa Mayor, John Coiro, Passaic Valley Class of 1977, Little Falls Mayor James Damiano, Passaic Valley Class ...

NJ Dentist Uses Dental Lasers to Painlessly Treat Patients

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Joseph DalBon, DMD, spoke with TAPintoTV about the laser technology he uses at his practice, New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, and the many benefits this technology offers to his patients, notably the absence of pain for many dental procedures. “It’s probably the best technology that you could use in dentistry,” DalBon said. 

DalBon ...

Hunterdon County Reporting 8 New COVID Cases, as of Sunday

June 14, 2021

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County reported eight new COVID-19 cases since Thursday, bringing the total to 8,927, as of Sunday.

The county is not reporting any new fatalities, keeping the total at 122, between the ages of 31 and 102.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 257 cases, 1 death
Bethlehem Township – 271 cases, 3 ...

Hunterdon County Reporting 1 New COVID Case, as of Thursday

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County is reporting one new COVID-19 case as of Thursday, bringing the total to 8,919.

The county is not reporting any new fatalities, keeping the total at 122, between the ages of 31 and 102.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 257 cases, 1 death
Bethlehem Township – 271 cases, 3 ...

Hunterdon County Reporting 4 New COVID-19 Cases, as of Wednesday

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County is reporting four new COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday, bringing the total to 8,918.

The county is not reporting any new fatalities, keeping the total at 122, between the ages of 31 and 102.

The breakdown of towns is as follows:

Alexandria Township – 257 cases, 1 death
Bethlehem Township – 271 cases, 3 ...

Elizabeth Hitchcock of East Amwell School: Winner of Operation Jersey Cares Essay Contest.

May 31, 2021

This Memorial Day we are proud to announce the winner of the Hunterdon County essay contest TAPinto Flemington-Raritan Township sponsored earlier this year, in partnership with Operation Jersey Cares, an organization comprised of veterans and proud Americans. Operation Jersey Cares (OJC) aims to honor those men and women who provide us the blanket of freedom we all sleep so soundly under. OJC ...

Flemington Summer Book Fest: Borough Opens New Chapter On The Arts The East Coast’s largest Memorial Day Book Festival

Flemington Summer Book Fest: Borough Opens New Chapter On The Arts The East Coast’s largest Memorial Day Book Festival, Flemington Summer Book Fest, will be returning to the Borough Memorial Day Weekend, Friday May 28 through Monday May 31.

Nearly 2,000 bibliophiles are expected to visit Flemington for the event. The Festival, presented by Flemington's own Act 2 Books - Used, Fine ...

Tewksbury Historical Society to Conduct Garden Tour on June 12

TEWKSBURY, NJ - The Tewksbury Historical Society will feature six gardens at its biannual garden tour, set for Saturday, June 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.

The Tewksbury Historical Society will sponsor the tour of the six gardens located throughout Tewksbury Township. The tour will welcome visitors.  All COVID-19 requirements applicable at that time will be ...

Nowick Increases Lead in Lambertville Democratic Mayoral Primary, Results Still Not Yet Official

June 10, 2021

LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - In the 2021 Lambertville Democratic Mayoral Primary, newcomer Andrew Nowick has increased his lead over former mayor David Del Vecchio by 13 votes after an early morning update from the Hunterdon County Clerk’s Office Thursday.

Although official results are not yet available, Nowick is potentially poised to become the Democratic nominee for mayor of ...

City of Lambertville Closes on Purchase of Closson Property

LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - The City of Lambertville has officially closed on the historic Closson property, on North Main Street, completing the purchase of the 8 acres of open space.

The effort to purchase the property, according to a release, began in October when the Closson family announced its retirement from the Homestead Farm Market after more than 30 years, and announced the sale of the ...

Lambertville Democratic Mayoral Primary Still Too Close to Call

LAMBERTVILLE, NJ - With polls closing in New Jersey’s primary elections at 8 p.m., unofficial early results from the Office of the Hunterdon County Clerk show newcomer Andrew Nowick with 678 votes to former mayor David Del Vecchio’s 626 in the Lambertville Democratic mayoral primary.

There is no Republican race in the city to run for mayor.

There are still many mail-in ballots ...

BSA Troop 62 Eagle Ceremony Honors Scouts

June 13, 2021

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Boy Scouts of America Troop 62, of Flemington, celebrated Eagle Court of Honor June 6 at the Croton Rod and Gun Club in Flemington.

Donal P. Devine and Douglas R. Kuras were awarded their Eagle Ranks by scoutmaster Mr. John Curtin. 

Dignitaries in attendance were Scott MacDade, Raritan Township deputy mayor; Jerry Cadwallader, VFW Post ...

Flemington Council Members Throw Support Behind Two Democratic Candidates in Primaries

June 1, 2021

To the Editor:

On June 8, members of the Democratic party living in Flemington Borough will have a few candidates to choose from this primary season. We would like to highlight current council president Cailtin Giles-McCormick and a capable and ready Liz Rosetti.

The three of us send our support to Caitlin and Liz to secure the two Democratic spots on the fall ballot for council. And we ...

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.

 

CLEAR and Atlantic Health System Partner to Empower Patients With Digital Proof of Vaccination

Atlantic Health Patients Now Able to Link Vaccination to CLEAR’s Health Pass

CLEAR and Atlantic Health System have partnered to empower patients with the ability to access and share their proof of COVID-19 vaccination through CLEAR’s digital vaccine card and Health Pass. Using the free CLEAR app, vaccinated patients now have the option to create a digital version of their paper ...

The Heat is On. Your Sun Protection Should Be, Too

The temperatures are up, and I think it’s safe to say, summer’s back – at least in whatever form it exists in 2021.

Truth be told, summertime is not my favorite season. It’s the heat, but more importantly, the sunburns.  The biggest question I get in the office around this time is “what kind of sunscreen works best?”  There’s no ...

Atlantic Health System Welcomes New Trustees and Board Leaders

Atlantic Health is sharing exciting changes to the leadership and composition of its Board of Trustees. The integrated care delivery system, which serves 4.9 million people in 11 counties across New Jersey and Pennsylvania, is pleased to announce its new chair, Robert E. McCracken and vice chair, Gita Rothschild, Esq.  The system also welcomes new trustees: Jeanine D. Liburd, Arthur ...

Murphy Announces Plans to Close Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women Amid Investigation of Use of Excessive Force

June 7, 2021

CLINTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday his plan to close the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women, the state's only women's correctional facility, following an investigation into a violent attack on prisoners in January.

Murphy's administration released an investigative report Monday that was prepared by former state comptroller Matt Boxer and law firm Lowenstein ...

Community Rallies to put the Safety of Children First

Flemington, NJ – The Hunterdon County YMCA is participating in the Five Days of Action, June 7-11, 2021. The Five Days of Action is a week designed to raise awareness and inspire adults to take action to protect children from sexual abuse.www.fivedaysofaction.org. To learn more  about the Hunterdon County YMCA visit www.hcymca.org.
 
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Hunterdon County COVID Numbers Dropping, Board Meetings to Return to Administration Building in July

HUNTERDON COUNTY, NJ - Hunterdon County Health Director Karen DeMarco provided a comprehensive update on the public health emergency status and the ongoing county-led vaccination efforts at the Rt. 12 clinic site June 1.

DeMarco explained the low positivity rates in the county.

Although the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) continues to designate the Central West region of the state ...

Gov. Murphy: Employers Can Allow Vaccinated Staff to Go Maskless, Bring Back Remote Workers

May 31, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — Office employees will be allowed to return to work without the need to wear masks or social distance, as long as they have proof of being vaccinated against the coronavirus, under Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest executive order.

The order, which takes effect on June 4, also lifts minimum staffing levels in the workplace and allows employers to call back employees who have ...

Gov. Murphy: Employers Can Allow Vaccinated Staff to Go Maskless, Bring Back Remote Workers

TRENTON, NJ — Office employees will be allowed to return to work without the need to wear masks or social distance, as long as they have proof of being vaccinated against the coronavirus, under Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest executive order.

The order, which takes effect on June 4, also lifts minimum staffing levels in the workplace and allows employers to call back employees who have ...

Murphy Ends Indoor Mask Mandate for People Who Are Fully Vaccinated; Raises Gathering Limits

NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy has lifted indoor mask mandates for vaccinated individuals ahead of Memorial Day weekend. 

Effective May 28, New Jersey will lift the requirement for maintaining six feet of social distancing in indoor and outdoor settings and will lift the prohibitions on dance floors at bars and restaurants, along with the restriction on ordering and ...