TOP LOCAL News

August 10, 2019

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --  Back by popular demand -- Robbinsville's Got Talent! The second annual local talent show presented by the Robbinsville Recreation Committee will accept audition submissions until Monday, August 12.    The variety show and talent competition is open for performers who want to ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy took action on Friday to ease the tax burden on "transient accommodations" enacted last summer. The revised law provides relief for many shore renters by narrowing the scope of rentals that are subject to taxation.  In a press release, Murphy explained that ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Local residents will soon have another hotel option for friends, family or work associates visiting the area at the new Courtyard. On Wednesday Hamilton Mayor Kelly Yaede and hotel executives celebrated the ground-breaking of the hotel which will be located at 530 State Highway 130 ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Robbinsville Fire Department Squad Company 40 teamed up with Hightstown Engine Company Station 41 and East Windsor VFC Tanker 42 to urgently respond to a tractor trailer fire on the New Jersey Turnpike Fire officials reported.   The call that a tractor trailer was ablaze in ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Police Department is seeking the public's help in an on-going investigation that sent a pedestrian to the hospital with serious injuries.  On Monday, August 6 at approximately 9:06pm, Richard Burns, 58, Hamilton, was crossing Nottingham Way near Chawalla ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Workers will no longer need to worry about wage theft under a new law signed on Tuesday by Acting Governor Sheila Oliver to enhance enforcement of New Jersey's wage and hour law. The measure holds employers accountable for unpaid wages, benefits, or overtime through increased damages ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Hundreds gathered at the annual Robbinsville National Night Out on Tuesday night hosted by the Township's Police Department.   As previously reported by TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville, the night was the highlight of the town's Police Appreciation Week as declared by Mayor Dave ...

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TRENTON, NJ  - With just three months until General Election Day 2019,  Mercer County Clerk Paula Sollami Covello announced on Monday that Mercer County residents can now apply for vote-by-mail applications.  Vote-by-mail applications can be downloaded from the New Jersey Division of Elections ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  The Mercer County Veterans Office is on the move.    Beginning on Thursday, August 8, the Mercer County Veteran Office currently located in Hamilton Township will close for services as the agency relocates.  On Wednesday, August 14, the agency will reopen at their new location ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- On Friday, Robbinsville Mayor Dave Fried declared via executive order that August 5 to 11 would be "Police Appreciation Week" throughout the Township. For the fourth consecutive year, residents and businesses are invited to show their support and appreciation for local law ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - April Ryan has used her position as White House correspondent to hold the nation's highest-ranking officials accountable for their actions during the past 20-plus years. Whether she has just had a heart-to-heart interview with former President Barack Obama or had her press ...

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JENKINS TOWNSHIP, PA --  For the last week, the Robbinsville 10U softball team has battled the summer heat and teams from states in the northeast. After six days of tough opponents, rain delays, and come from behind wins, the team returns home from Pennsylvania as the second place winner in the ...

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HAMILTON, NJ - The Hamilton Township Career Firefighters Foundation, and FMBA Locals 84 and 284, are asking for support for one of their own after a Saturday fire destroyed most of their possessions. According to an account shared on the GoFundMe page that has been created, both Firefighter Matt ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ –  Authorities are investigating what they are calling a double homicide in the deaths of a female au pair and her male employer who have not yet been identified. The deaths rocked a suburban neighborhood Saturday where residents say incidents like this don't happen. Maplewood ...

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HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, NJ --  Children’s activities, hayrides, animal shows, music, farm tours, exhibits, food and beverages, homemade ice cream and more will be on full display this weekend at the 101st annual Mercer County 4-H Fair The fair will be held on Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4 ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Three employees from Newark's Department of Recreation are among 12 people facing federal narcotics charges as part of an alleged drug trafficking ring that used a city recreation center to deliver and store their drugs. Federal prosecutors say Edward Williams, 51, Rahim Jackson, ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -- Acting Governor Sheila Oliver signed two measures into law on Tuesday to provide clear and comprehensive financial information to borrowers and protect the more than one million New Jersey students who are relying upon loans to cover the cost of a college education. "The laws ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – An adult dog, left for dead in a South Plainfield home for over a month, will now be able to live out his golden years with fellow canines, children, and a big backyard after being rescued by a member of the South Plainfield Police Department.  On the morning of June 1, ...

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HAMILTON, NJ - A 24-year-old Lawrenceville man was killed in Hamilton on Tuesday when the bicycle he was riding on collided with a 2018 Nissan Pathfinder driven by Joel Valdiviezo-Astudi, 25, a local resident. According to a statement by the Hamilton Police Department the crash took place at ...

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HAMILTON, NJ --  Hamilton Township residents recieved their property tax bill for the third and fourth quarters of 2019 and their estimated bill for the first two quarters of 2020 on Tuesday with an extra note from Mayor Kelly Yaede explaining and critiquing four areas that contribute to it.  In ...

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EDISON, NJ – A New Jersey-based company is recalling its “Natural Pig Ears” product that it believes may have caused dog illnesses in two pets, which may be related to potential Salmonella contamination noted during an ongoing FDA investigation. Edison-based Lennox International, Inc. said it is ...

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HAMILTON, NJ -- Two weeks is too long to leave the public in the dark about the status of the Township health inspector's license, Hamilton Councilwoman Ileana Schirmer told TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville. On Monday, Schirmer renewed her call for Mayor Kelly Yaede to provide an update on the ...

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HAMILTON/ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - It’s time to get outside and enjoy summer BBQs, gardening, hikes and much more. Don’t let mosquitoes keep you inside; Instead enlist these chemical-free strategies to manage these pests in your landscape. Start by eliminating the mosquitoes’ breeding grounds.  Drain ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --  On a warm and sunny summer day, the hottest place in town on Saturday was at the ONE Project Hunger Project meal packing event at Robbinsville High School. Approximately 2,000 volunteers joined together to do their part in one-hour shifts to pack an estimated 150,000 meals to ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --   A new house of worship will open its doors next month to new parishioners, according to church leaders.  Live Well Church of Windsor will hold its inaugural public worship service on Sunday August 4th, 2019 at its new location on 51 Church Street. The doors will open at ...

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JENKINS TOWNSHIP, PA --  The Robbinsville Township 10U softball team will open their national Eastern Regional Minors Tournament play Sunday afternoon against the team from Massachusetts.  The Robbinsville team recently clinched the New Jersey State Championship title in a hard fought tournament ...

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NEW JERSEY - The Garden State is more than "What Exit?" - we know that, and you know that, that's why we're so happy to share in the #NationalNewJerseyDay celebrations across the state. TAPinto.net is a network of more than 80 hyperlocal news sites, with reporters based in the  towns we cover - ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Food trucks may be ready to stock up and head to Robbinsville. On Thursday the Township Council passed five separate ordinances to pave the way for mobile retail food vendors to serve up food in town. The effort is targeted at bringing a food truck pavilion of up to five ...

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TRENTON, NJ --  Employers will no longer be able to ask job applicants to disclose their salary history in the application process under new restrictions signed into law Thursday by Acting Governor Sheila Oliver. The law sponsored by Assemblymen Daniel Benson and Wayne DeAngelo and legislative ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ  --  After weeks of tournaments where every at bat, every inning, every game was filled with intense and mounting pressure, another stellar softball season by the Robbinsville 12U Little League team has come to a close. The team fought to stay alive in the national Little League ...

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