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Sat, December 7, 12:00 PM

Verona Civic Center, Verona

23rd Annual Verona Fair in the Square!

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Add to My Calendar 12/07/2019 12:00pm 12/07/2019 5:00pm America/New_York 23rd Annual Verona Fair in the Square!

You're Invited to the 23rd Annual Fair in the Square!

The 23rd annual festival for Verona and its surrounding communities celebrates the upcoming holiday season with crafters, vendors, entertainment, photos with Santa, and children’s activities.

Food and beverages will be sold. Celebrations include the arrival of Santa and traditional tree lighting at 4:30pm. NO RAIN ...

600 Bloomfield Ave. Verona, NJ 07044

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In Ranking of Places to Retire: New Jersey Ranks 4th from Bottom

January 14, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- A new ranking of 2020’s Best States to Retire by personal-finance website WalletHub rated New Jersey fourth from the bottom among. To determine the rankings, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 47 key metrics. The data set ranges from adjusted cost of living to weather to quality of public hospitals.

Deciding when and where to retire are among life's most ...

South Brunswick Police Department Seeks Identity Of Suspect

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Police Department is currently seeking a suspect involved in an early morning burglary in Kendall Park. The break-in happened on Sunday morning at a home on Brittany Way in the Beekman Manor development at 3:15 a.m. 

The resident reported an unknown male entered their home through an open garage. Surveillance video obtained from inside the home ...

First Lady Murphy: Systemic Racism to Blame for Maternal Mortality

NEWARK, NJ — Systemic racism is the root cause for the state’s maternal healthcare disparities, according to New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy. 

An African American woman in New Jersey is nearly five times more likely than a white woman to die of pregnancy-related complications. An African American baby is three times more likely than a white baby to die before their first ...

Route 18 Signs Now Point to Paul Robeson Boulevard

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The process of renaming a busy roadway that cuts across the city for one of its favorite sons is finally complete.

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has replaced signage along Route 18 to reflect the city's renaming of Commercial Avenue in honor of actor/singer/activist Paul Robeson.

The city dedicated Paul Robeson Boulevard in June at a ...

Mother of Missing 17-Year-Old Waiting, Worrying

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The mother of a 17-year-old who has been missing since last week said she is hoping to soon be able to embrace her son - who she said has lived with mental illness for most of his life.

Shaquila Walker said it has been difficult not knowing where her son, Yahyaa Trice, has been since he was reported missing late last month.

According to New Brunswick police, Trice ...

New Brunswick Woman, 73, Killed in Train Accident

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - A 73-year-old New Brunswick resident was killed Friday when the car she was driving was struck by a NJ Transit train in Middlesex Borough, authorities said.

Florence Obado was killed when at about 8:12 a.m., Raritan Valley Line train 5711, which departed Newark Penn State at 7:21 a.m. and was schedule to arrive in High Bridge at 8:52, struck Obado's car at the Cedar ...

Retracing Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Steps through the South

January 20, 2020

SOUTHERN U.S. -- TAPintoTV recently visited Atlanta, Memphis and Birmingham, where we traveled in the footsteps of the great American Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Atlanta is the birthplace of Dr. King, and is also home to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park. The 35-acre park is comprised of several buildings, and the Visitor Center museum contains ...

In Ranking of Places to Retire: New Jersey Ranks 4th from Bottom

January 14, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- A new ranking of 2020’s Best States to Retire by personal-finance website WalletHub rated New Jersey fourth from the bottom among. To determine the rankings, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 47 key metrics. The data set ranges from adjusted cost of living to weather to quality of public hospitals.

Deciding when and where to retire are among life's most ...

South Brunswick Police Department Seeks Identity Of Suspect

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - The South Brunswick Police Department is currently seeking a suspect involved in an early morning burglary in Kendall Park. The break-in happened on Sunday morning at a home on Brittany Way in the Beekman Manor development at 3:15 a.m. 

The resident reported an unknown male entered their home through an open garage. Surveillance video obtained from inside the home ...

First Lady Murphy: Systemic Racism to Blame for Maternal Mortality

NEWARK, NJ — Systemic racism is the root cause for the state’s maternal healthcare disparities, according to New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy. 

An African American woman in New Jersey is nearly five times more likely than a white woman to die of pregnancy-related complications. An African American baby is three times more likely than a white baby to die before their first ...

Mayor Robert Frazen: 'Bound Brook Will Rebound and We Will Rebuild'

January 15, 2020

BOUND BROOK, NJ - Fortified by hundreds that have reached out to help, phone calls from the governor, a local businessman offering $10,000 to make things better and assurances from Somerset County officials that help is close at hand, Mayor Robert Fazen is determined to undo the damage to the borough's downtown caused by a seven-alarm fire Sunday night.

“Bound Brook will rebound and ...

Somerset County Food Drive Resumes Jan. 17th

SOMERVILLE, NJ - “Buy One, Bring One” food collection for county residents in need resumes Friday, Jan. 17.

BOBO Fridays occur every third Friday of the month, but anyone can donate at any time at the locations listed below. Canned or boxed food items are accepted. For examples of healthy foods to donate, visit http://bit.ly/DonateHealthy.

Since its inception in 2010, the BOBO ...

Somerville: County Jail Awarded $300,000 for Inmates' Opioid Treatment

TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Corrections and the New Jersey Department of Human Services have awarded $300,000 to the Somerset County Jail in Somerville for medication-assisted opioid treatment for inmates.

Statewide, the collaborative effort awarded $7.8 million to county prisons, according to Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson and Acting Corrections Commissioner ...

Mayor Robert Frazen: 'Bound Brook Will Rebound and We Will Rebuild'

January 15, 2020

BOUND BROOK, NJ - Fortified by hundreds that have reached out to help, phone calls from the governor, a local businessman offering $10,000 to make things better and assurances from Somerset County officials that help is close at hand, Mayor Robert Fazen is determined to undo the damage to the borough's downtown caused by a seven-alarm fire Sunday night.

“Bound Brook will rebound and ...

Somerset County Food Drive Resumes Jan. 17th

SOMERVILLE, NJ - “Buy One, Bring One” food collection for county residents in need resumes Friday, Jan. 17.

BOBO Fridays occur every third Friday of the month, but anyone can donate at any time at the locations listed below. Canned or boxed food items are accepted. For examples of healthy foods to donate, visit http://bit.ly/DonateHealthy.

Since its inception in 2010, the BOBO ...