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Robbinsville Farmer's Market Open for the Summer Season with More than 20 Vendors

July 4, 2022

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The wait is over for the 2022 season opening of the Robbinsville Farmer's Market on Tuesday with more than 20 vendors bringing a wide variety of products and services to the new location at Miry Run.

The Market will open on July 5 and run through August 30 every Tuesday between 3:30p.m and 7:00p.m at the Miry Run property located at 66 Sharon Road nearby the ...

Pardon Our Noise: JBMDL Releases July Noise Calendar

HAMILTON-ROBBINSVILLE, NJ — If you live in or around Hamilton or Robbinsville area, you may be used to noise coming from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst (JBMDL).

JBMDL has released its monthly "Noise Level Calendar" for June 2022 so that its neighbors know what to expect when it comes to sounds coming from the Base. 

The calendar is broken ...

What's Open and Closed on July 4th Independence Day

TRENTON, NJ -- The majority of Mercer County government offices, including all branches of the Mercer County Library System, will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Municipal offices in both Hamilton Township and Robbinsville Township also will be closed for the day. 

These government office will reopen on Tuesday, July 5.

Several attractions at ...

What to Do this July 4th Holiday Weekend

HAMILTON - ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- With 4th of July weekend here there are a lot of things to do the Hamilton and Robbinsville area.

The Hamilton Township Independence Day celebration will be held on Friday, July 1 (with a rain date of Saturday, July 2) at the south side of Veterans Park.  The Sensational Soul Cruisers concert will begin at 6:00p.m while food trucks ...

Mercer County to Offer COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Under Age 5

HAMILTON, NJ -- Parents and guardians who have been waiting to vaccinate their youngest children against the COVID-19 virus can take part in an upcoming clinic to be held on Thursday by the Mercer County Division of Public Health. 

The vaccines will be provided for free to children between the ages of six months and five-years-old at a special vaccination clinic between 10:00a.m. and ...

Get Fired Up for Hamilton's 4th of July Fireworks, Concert

HAMILTON, NJ -- Get fired up for the annual 4th of July celebration in Hamilton Township that will include music and fireworks that will fill the night sky. 

The annual Hamilton Township Independence Day Concert and Fireworks will be held on Friday, July 1 (with a rain date of Saturday, July 2) at the south side of Veterans Park. 

Concerts and food trucks will open at 6:00p.m ...

Hamilton Council Celebrates Pride Month, Juneteenth with Proclamations

HAMILTON, NJ -- During their Tuesday night meeting, the Hamilton Township Council proclaimed June as LGBTQ+ Pride Month in the Township while also officially commemorating Juneteenth, June 19, to be remembered locally as "Freedom Day."

The month will now be dedicated under the proclamation adopted to celebrating the members of the LGBTQ+ community and their ...

What's Closed or Open for New Jersey's First Juneteenth State Holiday

MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- For the first time, New Jersey will commemorate Juneteenth -- the date that recognizes the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans -- with the state holiday observance on Monday, June 20.

Government offices in Mercer County will be closed. 

However, Mercer County Park Commission Facilities will be open as follows: the Tennis Center (7:30a.m. until ...

Go Fishing for Father's Day at Robbinsville's Annual Derby

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Grab your Dad and fishing rod and head to Robbinsville's annual Fishing Derby on Saturday to celebrate Father's Day around the Town Center Lake held by the C.A.R.E program. 

C.A.R.E. -- the Community Addiction Recovery Effort -- is a local ongoing effort to help individuals suffering from opiate or opioid addiction obtain treatment ...

Hamilton Hosting Paper Shredding Saturday Event

HAMILTON, NJ -- Hamilton Township will be hosting its seasonal paper shredding event this weekend for residents to safely dispose of papers and documents, particularly those with sensitive information. 

The free event will be held on Saturday, June 11 between 8:00a.m. and 12:00p.m -- or until the shred trucks are full.  The shred event will be held at the Hamilton Police ...

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5 Healthy Recipes for Your Backyard Barbecue

When you think of a classic American summer, three things come to mind—the Fourth of July, swimming pools, and, of course, barbecues. There are hundreds of different kinds of meat to cook (even more vegetarian alternatives) and thousands of recipes you can create from the comfort of your own grill.

But, this beloved tradition is particularly partial to high-calorie, meaty ...

JCP&L, FirstEnergy Remind Public to Have a Safety-First Summer

With the Fourth of July fast approaching and the summer months upon us, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), and its parent company, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), are reminding the public to be cautious of potential electrical hazards associated with popular outdoor activities. Celebrating responsibly will help keep customers safe and the electricity flowing reliably this ...

Annual Mercer County 4-H Fair to Return July 30-31

July 5, 2022

HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP, NJ -- Mark your calendar for the return of the two-day annual Mercer County 4-H Fair that will bring the best of animals, food and fun to the community for the 103rd year. 

The Mercer County 4-H Fair will be held on Saturday, July 30 between 10:00a.m and 8:00p.m. and Sunday, July 31 between 10:00a.m and 4:00p.m, at Howell Living History Farm located ...

Upcoming Events

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Fri, July 8, 6:00 PM

Mercer County Park Festival Grounds , West Windsor Township

R&B Night: Earth, Wind, and Fire Tribute

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Fri, July 15, 6:00 PM

Mercer County Park Festival Grounds, West Windsor Township

Dance Night: Epic Soul

A Change to No Change: George Washington Bridge Going to Cashless Tolls

June 13, 2022

NEW JERSEY -  Cash toll collections on the George Washington Bridge will be eliminated as of July 10, 2022, announced The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

A new electronic tolling system will feature overhead gantries that will capture license plate images by overhead cameras, and a bill for the toll amount will then be sent by mail.

The new system aims to eliminate the ...

World Cup 2026 Coming to New Jersey

June 16, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way.

On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the 2026 World Cup tournament.

While the number of matches and in what rounds of the ...

Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Proposed by Governor, Leading Lawmakers

June 22, 2022

RED BANK, NJ -- While summer break has just started for most students, Governor Phil Murphy and state lawmakers are looking ahead to the beginning of the next school year by pushing for a "Back-to-School" Sales Tax holiday that they touted Wednesday morning as a way to ease the financial burden of student supplies.

Murphy along with Senate President Nick Scutari (D-Union) and ...

RWJ Hamilton offers a “FREE” community education program, “You only have one heart: a guide to elective angioplasty.”

July 6, 2022

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ  – Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton (RWJ Hamilton) offers a “FREE” community education program, “You only have one heart: a guide to elective angioplasty.” An elective, or non-emergent, angioplasty procedure is sometimes referred to as percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI).

The event offers an opportunity for the ...

‘She Trusted Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton’s Neuroscience Program’

HAMILTON, NJ - A NURSE IN NEED OF A ‘VERY BIG’ SPINE SURGERY CHOOSES CARE CLOSE TO HOME.

Marcia* of Burlington didn’t know what to make of the pain she felt in her neck. It started mild but gradually got worse. Was it an injury from lifting? As a 61-year-old neurology nurse working in New York City, Marcia often needed to assist patients on the job. Doctors she consulted ...

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 ...

Fireworks Can Be Ruff for Pets: How to Keep Them Safe This 4th of July

July 1, 2022

HAMILTON NJ — While July 4th fireworks lighting up the sky is fun for many families, they can be particularly scary for the furry family members. In fact, the upcoming holiday is the one on which animals are most likely to go missing, according to lost pet finder PetAmberAlert which reports that there is a 30 to 60 percent increase in lost pets at animal shelters ...

JOINT STATEMENT ON RULING BY FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION

"Today, we were notified that the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) is going to file an administrative complaint and has authorized a suit in federal court to block our proposed transaction that would have enabled us to build the first premier academic medical center in New Jersey to increase services and provide better access to such care for New Jersey residents.  We are ...

The Value of Deep Listening: 5 Tips to Hone Your Skills

Recently I attended the funeral of a dear man from my writing group. I knew Bob as someone who was passionate about specific moments in history. His most recent book about the Revolutionary War, would amaze us with the voices of young minutemen recounting battles from their hospital beds. I also experienced Bob as kindhearted, but it was his grandson’s eulogy that was a ...

Sign Up for July TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinar

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform.

"TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local news and digital marketing space," Shapiro said. "I look forward to our July ...