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Franklin HS baseball falls in N2G4 final, but enjoys turnaround season

June 11, 2021

SOMERSET, NJ - After the final out was made and eighth-seeded Franklin fell to 10th-seeded Ridge, 5-2, in the North Jersey, Section 2, Group 4 tournament final on late Friday afternoon in Franklin, it hit both the players and coaches that the season had come to an end.

Head coach Nick Zucchero and his staff gave a long talk to the team in left field. The players and coaching staff all were ...

Warriors Outlast Westfield and the Weather, 4-1; Advance to Sectional Final

WESTFIELD, NJ - Mother Nature did her best to derail the Franklin Warriors run to the sectional final.

Their semi-final game at Westfield was halted on Tuesday in the third inning with the Warriors leading, 3-0, when severe weather hit, forcing the game to be suspended and resumed Wednesday.

The re-start was halted twice more by the rumble of thunder, but nothing could stop the ...

Warriors Game at Westfield Suspended in 3rd Inning, Lead 3-0

WESTFIELD, NJ - Top-seeded Union couldn’t stop Franklin in the state playoffs.  On Tuesday, Westfield clearly had their hands full with the off-speed deliveries of Warriors starter, Sohan Patel.

So what stopped Franklin’s run in the postseason?

The weather.  But only for the moment.

Heavy thunderstorms rolled in from the west and play was suspended after two ...

Let's Play Ball! Franklin Township South Bound Brook Little League to Take on Sheriff's Office June 16

SOMERSET, NJ – Last spring, the Franklin Township South Bound Brook Little League (FTSBBLL) was gearing up for a revamp but, like most things, their efforts were benched due to COVID-19. 

This season, the league has been working to rebuild the organization and, in an effort to raise awareness, sent a shout out to the Somerset County ...

New Brunswick Basketball Legend John Somogyi Heading to Hall of Fame

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – By the time John Somogyi graduated from St. Peter’s High School in 1968, he had been twice named first-team all-state, led the Cardinals to the state parochial title and amassed more points than any player in state history.

His staggering total of 3,310 points would stand as the standard for all other high-flyers and sharp-shooters - boys or girls - across New ...

Eric LeGrand, Rutgers Have Something Brewing for Annual Scarlet-White Game

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – After knocking back a few beers before Rutgers’ annual Scarlet-White Game on Thursday, you can sober up for the ride home with some special coffee.

LeGrand Coffee House will be a coffee provider at SHI Stadium for the spring game and for the upcoming football season.

Eric LeGrand, the former Rutgers star whose strength and spirit in the face of an on-field ...

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Council Says No to Legal Weed in Piscataway, For Now

June 13, 2021

PISCATAWAY, NJ – With the ongoing debate over legalizing marijuana in New Jersey and what any guidelines would look like, on Thursday, the Piscataway Town Council passed an ordinance prohibiting the operation of any class of cannabis business within the township’s geographical boundaries.

The ban means medical and recreational cannabis establishments such as cultivators, ...

EBPD: Thieves Use Distractions to Rob Drivers

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department has notified the public that a crew of thieves is operating in the local area. They watch unsuspecting shoppers or individuals withdrawing money from ATMs, then covertly slash a tire on their vehicle. Once the vehicle is disabled, they pretend to offer assistance. While appearing to render aid, a member of their crew will enter the ...

Passaic Valley High School Celebrates 80 Years of Excellence with Mayors Panel

June 9, 2021

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Executive Producer of East Main Media and TAPintoTV, Brian Brodeur, hosted a panel discussion to celebrate Passaic Valley Regional High School’s 80 Years of Excellence.

The panel was moderated by Alexandra Paese, Passaic Valley Class of 2021, and consisted of Totowa Mayor, John Coiro, Passaic Valley Class of 1977, Little Falls Mayor James Damiano, Passaic Valley Class ...

Council Says No to Legal Weed in Piscataway, For Now

June 13, 2021

PISCATAWAY, NJ – With the ongoing debate over legalizing marijuana in New Jersey and what any guidelines would look like, on Thursday, the Piscataway Town Council passed an ordinance prohibiting the operation of any class of cannabis business within the township’s geographical boundaries.

The ban means medical and recreational cannabis establishments such as cultivators, ...

EBPD: Thieves Use Distractions to Rob Drivers

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Police Department has notified the public that a crew of thieves is operating in the local area. They watch unsuspecting shoppers or individuals withdrawing money from ATMs, then covertly slash a tire on their vehicle. Once the vehicle is disabled, they pretend to offer assistance. While appearing to render aid, a member of their crew will enter the ...

Tyrone Stackhouse Projects Performs on Somerville's Summer Stage

June 5, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Tyrone Stackhouse Project, one of the busiest cover bands in central New Jersey, will take the stage Saturday night on the Division Street pedestrian mall for three hours beginning at 6 p.m. performing an eclectic mix of rock, funk, jazz, Motown, and R&B hits.

The free Summer Stage concert series sponsored by the Downtown Somerville Alliance presents live ...

Somerset County Real Estate Prices Soar 24% in April; Inventory Down

TRENTON, NJ — A dramatic decline in housing inventory contributed to a 20% increase in single-family home prices statewide compared to 2020, according to April data recently released by New Jersey Realtors. The rapid price increase follows predictions last month from real estate experts who told TAPinto the market is unlikely to slow down anytime soon. 

“The numbers ...

Tyrone Stackhouse Projects Performs on Somerville's Summer Stage

June 5, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Tyrone Stackhouse Project, one of the busiest cover bands in central New Jersey, will take the stage Saturday night on the Division Street pedestrian mall for three hours beginning at 6 p.m. performing an eclectic mix of rock, funk, jazz, Motown, and R&B hits.

The free Summer Stage concert series sponsored by the Downtown Somerville Alliance presents live ...

Somerset County Real Estate Prices Soar 24% in April; Inventory Down

TRENTON, NJ — A dramatic decline in housing inventory contributed to a 20% increase in single-family home prices statewide compared to 2020, according to April data recently released by New Jersey Realtors. The rapid price increase follows predictions last month from real estate experts who told TAPinto the market is unlikely to slow down anytime soon. 

“The numbers ...