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The Rutgers Prep Blog: Transcending the Pandemic Through Art

November 22, 2020

To read this article in its original form, visit RPS Voices.

"CREATIVITY IS CONTAGIOUS; PASS IT ON” -ALBERT EINSTEIN

This simple but profound quote embodies the approach of Rutgers Preparatory School’s Lower and Middle School Art Teacher, Mrs. Erin Varga. It is not only her creativity that is contagious, it is also her positive energy, genuine nature and adventurous ...

Supermarket Shoppers Eager to Help Hillsborough Police Stuff the Bus

November 22, 2020

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Hundreds of grocery bags filled with donated food and household items were loaded on to a bus outside the ShopRite supermarket Saturday by members of the Hillsborough Police Department PBA #205, thanks to the generosity of shoppers responding to the annual "Stuff the Bus" food drive.

Outside the store, police officers, family and friends handed out flyers to ...

COVID-19 Surges; Hillsborough School Buildings to Close Through Dec. 4

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lisa Antunes Friday morning notified students, teachers, staff and parents that school buildings will be closed effective Monday, Nov. 23 in response to the surge in COVID-19 cases, noting that there is no evidence of school-based transmission of the virus.

The closure means that all students and teachers will transition to an all-virtual ...

AJ Perri Installing with Indoor Air Purifiers that Kill Coronavirus on Surfaces in the Home

November 30, 2020

TINTON FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur speaks with Kevin Watson, Manager at AJ Perri, to learn about the company’s new indoor air scrubbers proven to kill the virus that causes COVID-19 and which are now available for home installation. 

AJ Perri is a major provider of heating, air conditioning, and plumbing services to households across New Jersey.

Supermarket Shoppers Eager to Help Hillsborough Police Stuff the Bus

November 22, 2020

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Hundreds of grocery bags filled with donated food and household items were loaded on to a bus outside the ShopRite supermarket Saturday by members of the Hillsborough Police Department PBA #205, thanks to the generosity of shoppers responding to the annual "Stuff the Bus" food drive.

Outside the store, police officers, family and friends handed out flyers to ...

COVID-19 Surges; Hillsborough School Buildings to Close Through Dec. 4

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Superintendent of Schools Dr. Lisa Antunes Friday morning notified students, teachers, staff and parents that school buildings will be closed effective Monday, Nov. 23 in response to the surge in COVID-19 cases, noting that there is no evidence of school-based transmission of the virus.

The closure means that all students and teachers will transition to an all-virtual ...

Hundreds Pay Tribute to Beloved Sheriff's Officer in Somerville

December 3, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Sheriff Darrin Russo stood on the steps of the Historic Somerset County Courthouse Thursday and spoke of a big man, with a big smile and big heart, a public servant who never stopped doing for others.

"He enjoyed helping people and making people smile," Russo said in tribute to 50-year-old Sheriff's Officer Sgt. Ahmed Mackey, who suffered a ...

Suspect Indicted for Setting Fire that Destroyed Apartment Buildings

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – A Bound Brook man has been indicted by a Somerset County Grand Jury in connection with the Jan. 12 fire that destroyed two apartment buildings under construction on Main Street, Bound Brook and several adjacent buildings.

Juan Hector Padilla, age 29, of East Second Street faces charges of 2nd Degree Burglary, 2nd Degree Aggravated Arson, 3rd Degree Aggravated ...

Somerville Bicyclist Struck by SUV Outside County Prosecutor's Office

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – A 65-year-old bicyclist ignored a red light Tuesday morning and was struck in the crosswalk by an SUV traveling east on West High Street at the intersection of North Bridge Street in front of the Somerset County Prosecutors' Office, according to a borough police officer who witnessed the accident.

The bicyclist, a Somerville resident, was treated at ...

Hundreds Pay Tribute to Beloved Sheriff's Officer in Somerville

December 3, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Sheriff Darrin Russo stood on the steps of the Historic Somerset County Courthouse Thursday and spoke of a big man, with a big smile and big heart, a public servant who never stopped doing for others.

"He enjoyed helping people and making people smile," Russo said in tribute to 50-year-old Sheriff's Officer Sgt. Ahmed Mackey, who suffered a ...

Suspect Indicted for Setting Fire that Destroyed Apartment Buildings

SOMERVILLE, N.J. – A Bound Brook man has been indicted by a Somerset County Grand Jury in connection with the Jan. 12 fire that destroyed two apartment buildings under construction on Main Street, Bound Brook and several adjacent buildings.

Juan Hector Padilla, age 29, of East Second Street faces charges of 2nd Degree Burglary, 2nd Degree Aggravated Arson, 3rd Degree Aggravated ...