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The Future of Education: To the Graduating Class of 2020…

July 26, 2020

SOMERSET, NJ - When parents choose to send their children to Cedar Hill Prep School, it is primarily due to their unilateral focus on the school’s reputation in terms of their academics and rigor.  When students leave Cedar Hill Prep School, they talk mostly about their experiences at Cedar Hill Prep School – The sense of community, their overnight trips, friendships, and the ...

Piscataway Officials Dedicate New Community Center

July 26, 2020

PISCATAWAY, NJ – As the nation continues to make its way through COVID-19 restrictions and businesses are slowly reopening under watchful eyes, township officials held a dedication ceremony for the Piscataway Community Center on Saturday, marking another step closer to being able to officially it open to the public.

“Our community center is a place for everyone,” said Mayor ...

Zappa Trust Vaultmeister Joe Travers Speaks about Latest Releases from Vast Frank Zappa Archive

August 5, 2020

LOS ANGELES, CA -- TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur recently spoke with Joe Travers, accomplished drummer and longtime archivist for the Zappa Trust, about his experiences maintaining Frank Zappa’s vast collection of recordings and the latest releases from the Zappa archive. 

Travers, who attended Berklee College of Music and has toured with acts like Duran ...

Piscataway Officials Dedicate New Community Center

July 26, 2020

PISCATAWAY, NJ – As the nation continues to make its way through COVID-19 restrictions and businesses are slowly reopening under watchful eyes, township officials held a dedication ceremony for the Piscataway Community Center on Saturday, marking another step closer to being able to officially it open to the public.

“Our community center is a place for everyone,” said Mayor ...

County Sheriff's Office Creates Hate Crimes Awareness & Prevention Unit

August 4, 2020

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Somerset County Sheriff Darrin Russo has launched a Hate Crimes Awareness & Prevention Unit to help protect the diverse religious, racial, ethnic and other communities in the county, according to a release.

The effort, the release said, began in January with one-on-one and group meetings with religious, community and business leaders to build relationships, and has ...

Aug. 1 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 12 New Cases Overnight, Free Rutgers Saliva Testing Available

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday reported a total of 4,671 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 12 cases overnight, with 483 deaths occurring since the pandemic began in March.

Franklin has a total of 1,403 COVID-19 cases, and 138 deaths since the pandemic hit New Jersey in March.

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Somerville Restaurants Can Expand Dining to Main Street "Parklets"

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Selected Somerville restaurants will be able to expand their outdoor dining areas on to Main Street by installing "parklets" - raised platforms built even with the curb and extending into parking spaces - according to a design approved by the state Department of Transportation.

This is the third iteration of a plan first submitted to the NJDOT last month by the ...

County Sheriff's Office Creates Hate Crimes Awareness & Prevention Unit

August 4, 2020

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Somerset County Sheriff Darrin Russo has launched a Hate Crimes Awareness & Prevention Unit to help protect the diverse religious, racial, ethnic and other communities in the county, according to a release.

The effort, the release said, began in January with one-on-one and group meetings with religious, community and business leaders to build relationships, and has ...

Aug. 1 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 12 New Cases Overnight, Free Rutgers Saliva Testing Available

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health on Saturday reported a total of 4,671 cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, an increase of 12 cases overnight, with 483 deaths occurring since the pandemic began in March.

Franklin has a total of 1,403 COVID-19 cases, and 138 deaths since the pandemic hit New Jersey in March.

For ...