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Decoding Education: Anxiety and COVID-19

May 29, 2020

SOMERSET, NJ - Cedar Hill Prep School presents - Decoding Education - these podcasts are created and executed by CHP faculty and students.

The podcasts are available for your listening pleasure on our website - https://www.cedarhillprep.com/decoding-education-podcast-2/

The podcast is aired every Saturday from 2-3 pm - FM 92.7 – 103.3 FM Radio Mirchi New Jersey.

Every ...

NJ Graduations Can Start July 6. Ceremonies May be Split for Social Distancing.

NEW JERSEY — (Updated 11:48 a.m.) Amid increasing pressure from students and their families, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday that schools will be allowed to have in-person graduation ceremonies, something that would have previously been prohibited under the state’s COVID-19 social distancing orders.

The graduation ceremonies, Murphy said, will be permitted to begin July 6 as ...

Last Day for May Madness Fundraiser

SOMERSET, NJ - Today is the last day residents can take advantage of a special fundraiser. 

The Franklin Booster Club posted the following on its Facebook page May 18:

Time for our next May Madness Fundraiser!

Franklin Athletics Booster club wants to be sure you all have the gear you need to represent Franklin as our social distancing restrictions are loosened! Our previous ...

Character.org Certifies Central Jersey College Prep

WASHINGTON, DC - Central Jersey College Prep is one of 84 schools and 7 districts in 15 states certified as a National School of Character, according to a news release.  

“We are pleased to announce and celebrate the schools and school districts who have earned this national recognition,” Dr. Arthur Schwartz, President of Character.org said in a news release.

11 Franklin Residents Named to Dean's List at Montclair State University

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Eleven Franklin residents have been named to the Fall 2019 Dean's List at Montclair State University.

Bintu Kamara of Somerset (08873) majoring in Public Health.

Karrington Wheeler of Somerset (08873) majoring in Filmmaking.

Khari Foster of Somerset (08873) majoring in Computer Science.

Jamisha Richardson of Somerset (08873) majoring in Fashion ...

Feature Your Special Student on TAPinto Franklin/Somerset

SOMERSET, NJ - With school buildings closed for the rest of the academic year and students missing out on a number of milestones, including kindergarten, eighth grade, high school, and college graduations as well as sports seasons. TAPinto Franklin/Somerset is offering parents of local students the opportunity to share their child's achievements with our readers.

The feature may ...

Pre-K Science Fair Projects at Cedar Hill Prep School

SOMERSET, NJ - The Pre-Kindergarten students were so creative with all of their science projects! 

They experimented with primary/secondary colors, marbleization, buoyancy, germination, density, oxidation, acid-base reaction, and the water cycle. 

They did projects such as a telescope, storm in a glass, and a magnetic elevator. We were so impressed with their presentations. Great ...

Community Invited to Join Saint Joseph High School Students in Raising $19K for Frontline Heroes

METUCHEN, NJ – Saint Joseph High School’s Campus Ministry team is hosting a COVID-$19K fundraiser to raise money for the men and women on the front lines at JFK Medical Center. 

The students of the Campus Ministry team have set a goal of $19,000 to be used by the JFK Foundation for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other items that are needed by medical professionals to ...

Claremont Avenue School Nurse and Local Deli Send Heroes to the Frontline

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Claremont Elementary School (CES) can truly say they have a hero(es) on the frontline battling COVID-19. 

CES Nurse, Maribeth Virzi is now working at the COVID-19 testing site at Raritan Valley Community College, in Branchburg according to school officials. 

Related: Think Positive: Talk About the Good and Ways to Support Local ...

Cedar Hill Prep School: Not all superheroes wear capes

SOMERSET, NJ - The Cedar Hill Prep School building is closed. The school is not closed. 

 

The Covid-19 Virus has disrupted everyone’s lives.  Amid the chaos, heroes rose up to answer the challenge.  Those heroes are not only doctors, nurses, and environmental staff, but parents, students, and most of all teachers.  You, teachers at CHP and everywhere, ...

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TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

I photographed George Floyd protest in Newark. This is what I Witnessed.

June 2, 2020

Daniel Han is a freelance journalist, Westfield High School Graduate of 2019 and freshman studying journalism at Rutgers University.

I entered Newark, N.J. on Saturday with shatter-proof goggles, a helmet and camera. As a freelance photographer, I wanted to capture the historic moment of the George Floyd protests, but was also nervous. Footage of Minneapolis, New York and Philadelphia ...

Newarkers Protected City from Outsiders Intent on Destruction at Saturday's George Floyd Protest

June 3, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — By Monday morning, after a weekend of nationwide protests against police brutality that turned to spasms of violence and chaos in many cities, Newark emerged with the distinction of having led a peaceful demonstration of thousands with minimal destruction. 

The city of 280,000, where about half of residents are black, still bears the scars of the 1967 uprisings that ...

Highland Park: George Floyd Protest Set for Tuesday

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - The public is invited to join community leaders and public officials in a peaceful march to honor the memory of George Floyd on Tuesday, June 2 in Highland Park at 6:30 pm. 

“This anticipated peaceful demonstration is a show of solidarity demanding accountability taken for all officers involved in the death of George Floyd,” Assemblyman Jamel Holley ...

'Justice for George Floyd,' Police March Alongside Hundreds in Camden

CAMDEN, NJ — A police lieutenant shouted, “No justice!”

And hundreds responded, "No peace!"

Protests against police brutality have unfolded across the nation over the weekend following the death of George Floyd.

Perhaps nowhere as uniquely as in Camden, where officers and the police chief on Saturday stood hand in hand ...

300 March in New Brunswick to Protest George Floyd's Death

NEW BRUNSWICK. N.J. - Some 300 people gathered at location of the 2011 shooting of a black man by a New Brunswick police officer to protest the death of George Floyd.

Floyd died on May 25 after Minneapolis, Minnesota,  police officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on his neck for more than 8 minutes. 

Floyd's death has set off protests and riots in Minneapolis and other cities.

It ...

South Brunswick Police Aid In Arrest Of Man Who Scammed Kendall Park Resident Of $20K

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ- Last week, a 70-year-old woman in Kendall Park was scammed out of $20,000 by a man pretending to be a lawyer. Thomas Osvaldo, 41, from the Bronx, New York, was arrested in North Jersey approximately one hour away from the resident’s home.

According to the South Brunswick Police, Osvaldo pretended to be a lawyer and told an elderly Kendall Park resident that her ...

Red, Yellow, Green: Here’s What the Signs You’ll See Around Newark Mean

NEWARK, NJ — As residents of New Jersey’s largest city prepare to emerge from their long quarantine, they’ll begin to notice something new in their city: a plethora of red, yellow and green signs everywhere they go. 

Officials rolled out a phased reopening and recovery plan on Thursday, explaining that a color-coding system will be part of the city’s effort to ...

Clinton NJ Vegan Café Pays it Forward by Preparing Meals for the Community & Essential Workers

June 3, 2020

CLINTON, NJ -- Tara Stone, Owner of Grounded for Life Cafe, recently appeared on TAPintoTV’s Sunday morning show on News 12 Plus, where she spoke to Host Stephanie Willoughby about her experiences as a small business owner navigating the pandemic. 

Stone described Grounded for Life as a plant-based restaurant “borne from a need to bring healthy and compassionate food, ...

Newarkers Protected City from Outsiders Intent on Destruction at Saturday's George Floyd Protest

June 3, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — By Monday morning, after a weekend of nationwide protests against police brutality that turned to spasms of violence and chaos in many cities, Newark emerged with the distinction of having led a peaceful demonstration of thousands with minimal destruction. 

The city of 280,000, where about half of residents are black, still bears the scars of the 1967 uprisings that ...

Highland Park: George Floyd Protest Set for Tuesday

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ - The public is invited to join community leaders and public officials in a peaceful march to honor the memory of George Floyd on Tuesday, June 2 in Highland Park at 6:30 pm. 

“This anticipated peaceful demonstration is a show of solidarity demanding accountability taken for all officers involved in the death of George Floyd,” Assemblyman Jamel Holley ...

'Justice for George Floyd,' Police March Alongside Hundreds in Camden

CAMDEN, NJ — A police lieutenant shouted, “No justice!”

And hundreds responded, "No peace!"

Protests against police brutality have unfolded across the nation over the weekend following the death of George Floyd.

Perhaps nowhere as uniquely as in Camden, where officers and the police chief on Saturday stood hand in hand ...

88 Year Old Somerset County Woman Donates CARES Act Check to Feed Seniors

May 27, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - It's not surprising that 88 year old Natalie Cahoon, a 66 year resident of Berkeley Heights, took her stimulus check received from the CARES Act and donated 125 meals from Dimaios to feed the SAGE Meals on Wheels clients.

"Natalie is absolutely amazing and has been delivering and helping in our kitchen every single day since this COVID-19 ...

Somerset County Collects, Distributes Over 1 Million PPEs

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The Somerset County Office of Emergency Management has distributed over 1 million articles of personal protective equipment (PPE) to long-term care facilities (81%), municipal OEMs (14%) and first responders, according to Somerset County Freeholder Brian G. Gallagher, public health and safety liaison.

The bulk of critically needed supplies was provided by the New ...

Somerset County Hospital Employees' Vehicles Treated to Deep Cleaning

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The medical staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset has found over the past three months that thanks comes in many forms from an extended community grateful for their extraordinary efforts fighting back against the COVID-19 pandemic.

A steady stream of free meals purchased by donors from area restaurants arrives daily, from pizzas to three-course meals, a ...

88 Year Old Somerset County Woman Donates CARES Act Check to Feed Seniors

May 27, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - It's not surprising that 88 year old Natalie Cahoon, a 66 year resident of Berkeley Heights, took her stimulus check received from the CARES Act and donated 125 meals from Dimaios to feed the SAGE Meals on Wheels clients.

"Natalie is absolutely amazing and has been delivering and helping in our kitchen every single day since this COVID-19 ...

Somerset County Collects, Distributes Over 1 Million PPEs

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The Somerset County Office of Emergency Management has distributed over 1 million articles of personal protective equipment (PPE) to long-term care facilities (81%), municipal OEMs (14%) and first responders, according to Somerset County Freeholder Brian G. Gallagher, public health and safety liaison.

The bulk of critically needed supplies was provided by the New ...