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Ten Fun Facts About The Fourth of July

July 3, 2022

UNITED STATES -- Many Americans will celebrate the Fourth of July holiday with backyard BBQs, picnics or a trip to the beach. But did you know that Independence Day was not a paid federal holiday until 1938, Congress changed it? (source: ACEI-Global). 

1. Thomas Jefferson was not the only author of The Declaration of Independence
While Thomas Jefferson is often called the ...

Scenes from Franklin High School Graduation 2022 Commencement Ceremony (Video included)

Editor's Note: Email mlyons@tapinto.net graduation photos to be included in photo gallery. Article will be updated as photos are received.

SOMERSET, NJ - Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the graduation of more than 500 members of the Class of 2022 Friday morning at Franklin High School's football stadium.

Following pomp, circumstance processional under sunny ...

Franklin High School Prom 2022: Scenes from Outside Westin Princeton Forrestal , Share Your Photos with Us

SOMERSET, NJ - Franklin High School's 2022 prom returned to the Westin Princeton Forrestal Village in Princeton this Friday evening. Do you have a photo of FHS students dressed for prom that you’d like to see on TAPinto Franklin/Somerset?

We are looking for photos for this year's edition of our TAPinto Franklin/Somerset Prom Photo Gallery. Photos sent ...

Warrior 4 Life Foundation Awards More Than $11,000 In Scholarships to FHS Students

SOMERSET, NJ - The Warrior 4 Life Foundation hosted its 5th annual Scholarship Award ceremony on Sunday, June 12th.

Straying from what has historically been an annual gala, a more casual, intimate ceremony was held at Franklin’s Cultural Arts Gazebo. The sprinkles of rain could not deter the energy of the scholarship recipients, who were joined by their loved ones and the Warrior 4 ...

Central Jersey College Prep Achieves 100% Graduation Rate, 100% College Acceptance Rate

SOMERSET, NJ - Central Jersey Collegiate Prep (CJCP) announced that for the 11th consecutive year, 100 percent of its senior class will be graduating on time this Spring and that each student has also been accepted to a college or university for Fall 2022.

Graduating seniors have accepted offers to attend schools including Harvard, West Point, honors programs around the country, and high ...

Saint Joseph High School Launches the 2022 Falcon Flock

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ –  Saint Joseph High School's Class of 2022  celebrated their final day as classmates at a commencement and mass celebrated at The Church of the Sacred Heart on May 22.

In becoming a St. Joe’s man, students develop a tenacity that graduates carry with them as they journey into the world.  Valedictorian Aayush Agnihotri reflected on ...

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FREE Summer Program at Pillar College

June 28, 2022

NEWARK, NJ - Pillar College is offering a free education intensive from July 18-28 at their Newark campus located at 60 Park Place. This two-week Summer Accelerator program will focus on developing the student’s ability to think critically, write effectively, solve problems, engage digitally, and speak persuasively. 

During the two-week session with classes ...

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Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

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Kendall Park Woman Sues Township and Neighbors for Constructing Swimming Pool Too Close to her Property

June 27, 2022

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Kendall Park woman is suing the township, the zoning board, and her neighbors for constructing an in-ground pool that violates certain property ordinances. The woman claims that the new construction was too close to her property and failed to meet the standards set by the municipality, despite getting approval from the zoning board earlier this year.

Last November, a ...

Kendall Park Woman Sues Township and Neighbors for Constructing Swimming Pool Too Close to her Property

June 27, 2022

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Kendall Park woman is suing the township, the zoning board, and her neighbors for constructing an in-ground pool that violates certain property ordinances. The woman claims that the new construction was too close to her property and failed to meet the standards set by the municipality, despite getting approval from the zoning board earlier this year.

Last November, a ...

Bridgewater Working on Foreclosures of Delinquent Properties

June 30, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township officials are working to deal with delinquent properties in the municipality.

The town council passed a resolution June 9 that will allow the township attorney to foreclose on certain delinquent properties located in Bridgewater. The measure was unanimously approved by the five council members that evening.

Township administrator Michael Pappas said ...

Somerset County Park Commission to Celebrate July 4th with Free, Fun, Food, Fireworks, and ‘The Fabulous Greaseband’

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Celebrate Independence Day while watching fireworks, listening to great music, enjoying food, and seeing a Revolutionary War reenactment. The festivities will occur on Monday, July 4, at the Somerset County Park Commission’s North Branch Park on Milltown Road in Bridgewater. Gates to the park will open at 6 p.m. The rain date is Tuesday, July 5. Admission is ...

Bridgewater Working on Foreclosures of Delinquent Properties

June 30, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Bridgewater Township officials are working to deal with delinquent properties in the municipality.

The town council passed a resolution June 9 that will allow the township attorney to foreclose on certain delinquent properties located in Bridgewater. The measure was unanimously approved by the five council members that evening.

Township administrator Michael Pappas said ...

Somerset County Park Commission to Celebrate July 4th with Free, Fun, Food, Fireworks, and ‘The Fabulous Greaseband’

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Celebrate Independence Day while watching fireworks, listening to great music, enjoying food, and seeing a Revolutionary War reenactment. The festivities will occur on Monday, July 4, at the Somerset County Park Commission’s North Branch Park on Milltown Road in Bridgewater. Gates to the park will open at 6 p.m. The rain date is Tuesday, July 5. Admission is ...