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Meet Madelyn Kausch: Steinert HS's Class of 2022 Valedictorian

July 4, 2022

HAMILTON, NJ --  Madelyn Kausch is Steinert High School's valedictorian for the Class of 2022. 

“I’m honestly so honored to be Steinert’s valedictorian because there are so many smart, determined students in my class, and it was amazing that I earned the title and was able to speak to my peers at our graduation," Kausch who thanked her teachers and ...

Children's Home Society Opens its New Early Childhood Center in Hamilton

HAMILTON, NJ -- The Children’s Home Society of New Jersey’s (CHSofNJ) Early Childhood Center is now open in Hamilton Township.

Located at 1435 Liberty Street the Early Childhood Center will have five infant classrooms and five toddler classrooms, indoor play space, outdoor playground, and a commercial-grade kitchen to prepare nutritious meals to benefit families ...

Hamilton's 5th Graders Celebrate 'Moving Up' at YMCA Field Days

HAMILTON, NJ -- Fifth grade students from the Hamilton Township School District celebrated moving up from elementary school to middle school recently at a set of field days held at the Hamilton Area YMCA Sawmill Branch. 

For three days in early June, 5th grade students from five to six different elementary schools celebrated "One Hamilton" through team building activities, ...

Congratulations to the Top 10 Students at Hamilton High Schools

HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Township School District is celebrating the top ten students at each of the community's high schools: Steinert, Hamilton West, and Nottingham. 

The School District also congratulated its Class of 2022 on their future plans in college and universities, skilled trades, Armed Services and in the workforce. 

Steinert High School High School's top ...

Steinert High School Salutes 9 Selected into National Merit Scholar Program, Winners of Scholarship and Music Awards

HAMILTON, NJ - Hamilton's Township's Steinert High School is bursting with pride over 11 students who were recently chosen for prestigious honors including nine students selected to participate in next year's National Merit Scholarship Program, an awardee of the Questbridge scholarship, and a national jazz competition win. 

The nine Steinert students selected to participate in ...

Robbinsville Teachers Use Public Forum to Decry Contract Negotiations

HAMILTON, NJ -- The Robbinsville Education Association (REA), the union that represents teachers in Robbinsville's public schools hosted a public forum Monday night at the Ancient Order of the Hibernians in Hamilton where about 75 individuals listened to discussions regarding the stalled negotiations between the union and the Board of Education.

Francine Mazzoni, chief ...

Two Hamilton Schools Praised for Character in the Classroom

HAMILTON, NJ -- Two Hamilton Township schools -- Crockett Middle School and Greenwood Elementary School -- have been named recipients of 2022 Promising Practice awards among 152 recipients across the nation and only 33 New Jersey schools to receive awards.

The Crockett Middle School Peer Leadership Mentoring Program was honored while the Greenwood ...

Hamilton Schools with Polling Places Going to Remote Learning for the Primary Election Day

HAMILTON, NJ -- The 15 Hamilton Township Schools that serve as polling locations will move to a remote learning schedule on Tuesday, June 7 for the Primary Election Day, said School Superintendent Dr. Scott Rocco.

Citing the health and safety of students and staff as his top priority, Rocco said "the fact that we will have an increase in people accessing certain schools in ...

Robbinsville Schools, Police Practice Safety Response Protocol

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Robbinsville Township's first responders, school officials and municipal officials recently conducted a "security tabletop exercise." The effort was designed to review current safety protocols at all three public school buildings and consider precision and accuracy in emergency preparedness, officials said.

A total of 22 participants -- including ...

Hamilton YMCA, Board of Education Partnering to Host 5th Grade Field Days

HAMILTON, NJ -- The Hamilton Township School District and the Hamilton Area YMCA are partnering to celebrate 5th grade students as they prepare to move up to middle school with the first 5th Grade Field day at the Sawmill Branch. 

This unique experience will bring together children from five to six different elementary schools each day for three days to celebrate and ...


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Capital Health Shows its Pride

Pride Month may have ended, but not before staff at Capital Health Regional Medical Center and Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell gathered at their respective campuses to raise Pride flags in a show of support for the LGBTQ+ communities.

Held on June 28, the date was chosen as a way to remember the Stonewall Riots, which are recognized by many as a pivotal moment for the Pride ...

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 ...

Mercer County Clerk Providing Free Veterans ID Cards for July 4th

June 24, 2022

TRENTON, NJ -- In commemoration of the July 4th Independence Day holiday, Mercer County Clerk Paula Sollami Covello’s Office will be providing free Veterans ID cards for Mercer County residents. 

The IDs will be issued for free between July 5 and July 15, on weekdays between 8:30a.m. and 4:30p.m, at Mercer County Clerk's office located on the ...

Upcoming Events


Fri, July 8, 6:00 PM

Mercer County Park Festival Grounds , West Windsor Township

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


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 ...

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

June 29, 2022


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 ...

Chowder on and Savor the Season with Fall Trail and Fest

Hit new and familiar sights as you explore the local culinary scene of the Chowder Capital of NJ. The LBI Region Chowder Trail spotlights unique restaurants all through September and ends with a free fest on October 1.

The event organizer, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce volunteer committee has been working with the Borough of Beach Haven to develop a re-energized environment for ...

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 ...


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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 ...