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Sun, February 3, 1:15 PM

South Brunswick Public Library, Monmouth Junction

Dayton Village Citizens Coalition Gardening ...

Giving Back Green Health & Wellness Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 02/03/2019 1:15pm 02/03/2019 3:30pm America/New_York Dayton Village Citizens Coalition Gardening Workshop

This fun event is free and open to families. At 1:15 Robert Tucker, Pres. of the DVCC will open event with a welcome. At 1:30 Caren White, Master Gardener (aka the herb lady) will teach us about Growing, Harvesting and Preserving Herbs. Later there will be time to ask questions and share your gardening experiences.

Please bring a non-perishable food item for the South Brunswick Food Pantry.

110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, NJ Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852

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Parker CEO Prays for Peace, Compassion, Tolerance, and Greater Justice

June 22, 2020

These have been challenging months for long-term care communities, as we strive to ensure the health and safety of our Elders, patients and staff in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

While we remain focused on that situation and providing the highest quality care possible, this is a critical moment in our nation to take pause and comment on the violent incidents we have experienced these ...

State Officials See Contact Tracers as Key Component in Fight Against COVID-19

June 25, 2020

NEW JERSEY – The state is hiring more than 200 contact tracers as part of its ongoing fight against COVID-19, Governor Phil Murphy announced at press conference Wednesday afternoon.

“There are more than 230 tracers being on-boarded,” Murphy said. This is in addition to the 900 tracers already working throughout the state.

Murphy said they are trained to not only find ...

Activist, 17, Lobbies Malinowski on Black Lives Matter Legislation

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Rep. Tom Malinowski, D-7th, sat at the end of the conference table in his District office on North Bridge Street and listened intently as 17-year-old Faith Wilson dissected a piece of legislation proposed by Black Lives Matters that seeks redress of social injustices, stricter oversight of local police departments and intense training to correct racial bias and other ...

Police Searching For Missing Homeless Man

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are asking the public’s help in locating a homeless man who has been known to frequent New Brunswick.

John Shapinski, 32, was last heard from about a week ago, according to an alert from the South Brunswick Police Department.

According to the alert, Shapinski is also known to use bus stops along the Route 27 corrider.

Police describe hm as white, 6 ...

Rally to Support Law Enforcement Officers Held in Flemington

FLEMINGTON, NJ — A Pittstown area woman, in response to Flemington Borough Mayor Betsy Driver’s decision to have the controversial blue line down the center of Main Street removed, organized a protest in support of law enforcement Saturday at the old courthouse that ended in attendees using chalk to draw a temporary replacement line.

“I just felt it was really disrespectful ...

New Brunswick Man Struck And Killed By a Car on Route 27

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A 70-year-old New Brunswick man has died after he was struck and killed by a car Friday on Route 27.

Police said that Teddy Davis was struck at about 9:04 p.m. near Van Dyke Avenue.

The driver, Juan Gonzalez, 43, of North Brunswick, has been charged with driving without a license and causing the death of another person in the third degree, according to a press release ...

Experience Revolutionary War History at The Dey Mansion: George Washington’s Headquarters

July 3, 2020

WAYNE, NJ -- In honor of Independence Day, TAPintoTV is revisiting our piece from last year on the Dey Mansion, one of several locations in New Jersey which served as General George Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolutionary War. 

The Dey Mansion was the home of Theunis and Hester Dey, and was built around 1770. Ten years later, Theunis, who was the Colonel of the Bergen ...

State Officials See Contact Tracers as Key Component in Fight Against COVID-19

June 25, 2020

NEW JERSEY – The state is hiring more than 200 contact tracers as part of its ongoing fight against COVID-19, Governor Phil Murphy announced at press conference Wednesday afternoon.

“There are more than 230 tracers being on-boarded,” Murphy said. This is in addition to the 900 tracers already working throughout the state.

Murphy said they are trained to not only find ...

Activist, 17, Lobbies Malinowski on Black Lives Matter Legislation

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Rep. Tom Malinowski, D-7th, sat at the end of the conference table in his District office on North Bridge Street and listened intently as 17-year-old Faith Wilson dissected a piece of legislation proposed by Black Lives Matters that seeks redress of social injustices, stricter oversight of local police departments and intense training to correct racial bias and other ...

Police Searching For Missing Homeless Man

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police are asking the public’s help in locating a homeless man who has been known to frequent New Brunswick.

John Shapinski, 32, was last heard from about a week ago, according to an alert from the South Brunswick Police Department.

According to the alert, Shapinski is also known to use bus stops along the Route 27 corrider.

Police describe hm as white, 6 ...

Somerville Revises Request to Shut Down Main Street for Dining, Shopping

July 4, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough is making a second attempt to shut down the state highway that bisects the downtown shopping and restaurant district to create a pedestrian boulevard for shopping and outdoor dining from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays.

A resolution will be voted on at Monday's virtual Borough Council meeting, and sent to Trenton for review by officials from the state Department ...

Somerville: Washington's Headquarters Hosts July 4th Reading of Declaration of Independence

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The historic Wallace House, which served as General George Washington's winter headquarters in 1778-79 will be the setting for a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence on Saturday, July 4th, at 1 p.m.

The document, signed by the founding fathers in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776, escalated the colonies' struggle for independence. from England.

Black Lives Matter/Pride Demonstration & March in Somerville June 28

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Historic Somerset County Courthouse on East Main Street will be the setting for another demonstration and protest on Sunday, June 28, beginning at 3 p.m.

There will be speakers, music and a protest march down Main Street and back to the courthouse where the demonstration will continue with more speakers.

Organizers Ashley Figueroa and Erica Schmidt said the event ...

Somerville Revises Request to Shut Down Main Street for Dining, Shopping

July 4, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough is making a second attempt to shut down the state highway that bisects the downtown shopping and restaurant district to create a pedestrian boulevard for shopping and outdoor dining from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturdays.

A resolution will be voted on at Monday's virtual Borough Council meeting, and sent to Trenton for review by officials from the state Department ...

Somerville: Washington's Headquarters Hosts July 4th Reading of Declaration of Independence

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The historic Wallace House, which served as General George Washington's winter headquarters in 1778-79 will be the setting for a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence on Saturday, July 4th, at 1 p.m.

The document, signed by the founding fathers in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776, escalated the colonies' struggle for independence. from England.