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Add to My Calendar 02/04/2018 8:00am 02/04/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Knights of Columbus Tuition Angel Pancake Breakfast

The Knights of Columbus will hold its annual pancake breakfast in honor of past Grand Knight Robert Norland.

"All St. Matthias School students who attend will get a "dress down" pass and as always the food will be great," Knights of Columbus flier.

The cost $10 for ages 10-18 and children under 10 are free. The breakfast menu is pancakes, eggs, sausage, bagels, juice, ...

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Thanksgiving: A Day to Be Thankful for What We Have in New Jersey 

In the 1620s, Pilgrims arrived in the New World seeking sanctuary from the religious persecution they experienced in England. The small number of Pilgrims established s colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest, which the Pilgrims celebrated with Native Americans, who helped them pass the last winter by giving them ...

Opinion: California’s New Labor Law is Killing Business – NJ is About to do the Same

November 22, 2019

As a former California resident with many friends still there, I watched with horror as Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) was passed. The bill, which takes effect January 1, 2020, reclassifies many independent contractors as employees. The upside is that some workers in this gig economy will gain employee benefits and other worker protections. The downside is that my California-based freelance writer friends ...

Vocational Students Exposed To Career Options At Newark Liberty International Airport

November 23, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - Students from several New Jersey county vocational technical schools had firsthand experience with trades professionals through a new partnership with Port Authority New York and New Jersey.

Through a three-year agreement, the Port Authority will provide funding for the establishment of training programs in four of the county vocational-technical schools within the Port District: ...

Attorney For Respite Center "Surprised' at Charges of Physical Abuse

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An attorney representing a respite facility at the center of several alleged incidents of physical abuse in May said it acted quickly to notify the proper authorities.

Five people - including four from New Brunswick - who worked at the Broadway Respite and Home Care facility are facing charges after police say two severely disabled individuals were physically abused at the ...

Sale of School Needs To Provide 'Significantly Better Facility'

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The school superintendent said the Board of Education will only support the sale of its elementary school on Somerset Street if the plan "provides us with a significantly better facility."

Aubrey Johnson made the statement in a press release issued Tuesday by the firm that handles the school district's publicity matters.

Johnson revealed in September the ...

Reports of Coyote Sightings Continue in Piscataway: What to Do If You See One

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Police officials have been fielding reports of coyote sightings in the township over the past few weeks.

Original reports were of an aggressive coyote in and near the Rutgers Preserve on Livingston campus where at least two people were bitten. State wildlife officials closed the preserve for the investigation and capture of the coyote who has since been ...

Pascrell, Murphy Raise Red Flag on Threat of Domestic Terrorism

GARFIELD, NJ - Domestic terrorism is on the rise in the United States, and according to a roundtable discussion hosted by Representative  Bill Pascrell (D-NJ-9), right wing extremist groups, and their sympathizers, pose a serious threat to the public, as well a formidable challenge to local law enforcement.

During his time in office Pascrell has repeatedly condemned terror attempts ...

Bridgewater Police: Avoid Country Club Road, Reported Man With Gun

BPD Update 6:15 pm: Police activity on Country Club Rd. If you have not been contacted by a uniformed officer you are NOT in danger. Do not call for updates.

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township Police are urging people to avoid Country Club Road between Route 22 and Garretson Road because of a reported man with a gun, according to a Nixle alert from the department.

Police have not ...

New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Fighting for Policies to Support Small Business

November 25, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV covered the 104th New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference this year, and spoke with Ray Zardetto, Senior VP of Communications at the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, about the Chamber’s current priorities and upcoming events. 

“We’re fighting for legislation, we’re fighting for regulations that are pro-business and ...

Vocational Students Exposed To Career Options At Newark Liberty International Airport

November 23, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - Students from several New Jersey county vocational technical schools had firsthand experience with trades professionals through a new partnership with Port Authority New York and New Jersey.

Through a three-year agreement, the Port Authority will provide funding for the establishment of training programs in four of the county vocational-technical schools within the Port District: ...

Attorney For Respite Center "Surprised' at Charges of Physical Abuse

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An attorney representing a respite facility at the center of several alleged incidents of physical abuse in May said it acted quickly to notify the proper authorities.

Five people - including four from New Brunswick - who worked at the Broadway Respite and Home Care facility are facing charges after police say two severely disabled individuals were physically abused at the ...

Sale of School Needs To Provide 'Significantly Better Facility'

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The school superintendent said the Board of Education will only support the sale of its elementary school on Somerset Street if the plan "provides us with a significantly better facility."

Aubrey Johnson made the statement in a press release issued Tuesday by the firm that handles the school district's publicity matters.

Johnson revealed in September the ...

County Sheriff's Office Collects Toys for Tots

November 25, 2019

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Sheriff's Office is hosting the annual Toys for Tots collection drive at the Somerset County Administration Building, 20 Grove St through Dec. 9th.

“Let’s fill the children’s hearts with joy,” said Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano. “Over the years, Somerset County residents and businesses have ...

900 Runners Splash Through Soggy Somerville in 5K Benefit

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Despite a steady rainfall before and after the Girls on the Run Central NJ celebratory Fall 5K, over 900 runners completed the race through the streets of Somerville Sunday.

Runners represented GOTRCNJ coaches, program participants and an abundance of community support from the five counties served by GOTRCNJ.

Speaking at the event were Rosie Driscoll, representing the ...

Hillsborough Teachers Press for Contract; Building Referendum Dec. 10

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Often touted as one of the best places to live - both in the state and in the nation - community partners are coming together to ensure that Hillsborough stays that way, according to members of the Hillsborough Education Association.

This effort began on Oct. 28th, when members of the HEA joined with Mayor Frank DelCore, Deputy Mayor Doug Tomson, New Jersey ...

County Sheriff's Office Collects Toys for Tots

November 25, 2019

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Sheriff's Office is hosting the annual Toys for Tots collection drive at the Somerset County Administration Building, 20 Grove St through Dec. 9th.

“Let’s fill the children’s hearts with joy,” said Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano. “Over the years, Somerset County residents and businesses have ...

900 Runners Splash Through Soggy Somerville in 5K Benefit

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Despite a steady rainfall before and after the Girls on the Run Central NJ celebratory Fall 5K, over 900 runners completed the race through the streets of Somerville Sunday.

Runners represented GOTRCNJ coaches, program participants and an abundance of community support from the five counties served by GOTRCNJ.

Speaking at the event were Rosie Driscoll, representing the ...

Thanksgiving: A Day to Be Thankful for What We Have in New Jersey 

In the 1620s, Pilgrims arrived in the New World seeking sanctuary from the religious persecution they experienced in England. The small number of Pilgrims established s colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest, which the Pilgrims celebrated with Native Americans, who helped them pass the last winter by giving them ...