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Rabies Clinics Scheduled for Hamilton, Robbinsville Pets

April 19, 2022

HAMILTON -- ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- Pet parents in both Hamilton and Robbinsville Townships will have the chance to protect their pets at upcoming rabies clinics. 

The Hamilton Township Animal Shelter and Adoption Center, located at 320 Scully Ave in Hamilton, is holding the second of it's spring rabies clinics on Saturday, April 23 between 9:00a.m. and ...

Lilies are Lovely, but Lethal for Cats

NEW JERSEY — As you shop for your Easter flowers this year, keep the safety of your furry family members in mind, especially if you have cats in the house.

Although beautiful, especially during the Easter and Spring seasons, lilies are poisonous and potentially deadly to cats. All parts of the plant are considered toxic to cats: petals, stems, pollen and water in the vase. Even sniffing ...


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NJ Legislative Leaders Urge Approval of RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ –The leaders of New Jersey’s State Legislature, Senate President Nicholas Scutari and Assembly Speaker Craig J. Coughlin, are backing the transaction between Saint Peter’s HealthCare System (“Saint Peter’s”) and RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”), which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier ...

New Brunswick Mayor Cahill Urges Approval of RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – New Brunswick Mayor James M. Cahill has thrown his support behind the transaction between Saint Peter’s HealthCare System (“Saint Peter’s”) and RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”), which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick.

“Today, New Brunswick residents in need ...

Mercer County Expanding Outreach Location in Hamilton

May 8, 2022

HAMILTON, NJ -- Mercer County is expanding their community outreach center in Hamilton Township -- the Mercer County Connection -- in order to better serve residents, officials have announced.

Once complete, the County Connection office will be approximately 4,000 square feet. 

Located in the Hamilton Square Shopping Center on Route 33 and Paxson Avenue, the County Connection ...

More Than 100 Pounds of Unused, Expired Prescription Drugs Turned in Says Mercer County Sheriff Kemler

MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- 105 pounds of unused or expired drugs were collected at the recent "Drug Take-Back Day" that urges residents to safely clean out their medicine cabinets, Sheriff Jack Kemler announced.

The disposed medications ranged from daily blood pressure medications to dangerous opiate painkillers and other addictive narcotics. 

"Our goal is to ...

Roadwork to Begin on Hamilton Avenue

May 20, 2022

HAMILTON, NJ -- Motorists should expect detours along Hamilton Avenue (County Road 606) as milling and resurfacing of the roadway is set to begin on Monday, May 23. 

The Mercer County Department of Transportation officials said that during construction Hamilton Avenue between South Olden Avenue and Newkirk Avenue will be closed to through traffic between 9:00a.m. and ...

Roadwork to Begin on Quakerbridge Road

MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- Mercer County Department of Transportation officials announced on Thursday that roadwork is set to begin on a portion of Quakerbridge Road. 

Beginning on Sunday, May 15, Quakerbridge Roard -- also known as County Road 533 -- will undergo milling and resurfacing between Collins Road to Village Road West - Lawrence Square Blvd North.

The work will be done in the ...

Iconic Coach Stringer Retires; Rutgers to Name Court in Her Honor

May 1, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – C. Vivian Stringer, a Rutgers icon, a trailblazer in women’s basketball and the first Black coach (man or woman) to reach 1,000 wins in Division I competition, has announced her retirement.

Stringer, who also coached at Cheyney State and Iowa during her Hall of Fame career, will officially retire Sept. 1.

In 50 years as a college coach, she amassed 1,055 ...

Former Ocean Spray Plant Could Grow into Cannabis Business

May 23, 2022

BORDENTOWN CITY, NJ — The Bordentown City Commissioners on Monday night approved resolutions in support of possible cannabis operations at the former Ocean Spray site on Park Street, a first step in what will be a multi-faceted process to bring recreational marijuana businesses to the property.

Originally slated for a mixed-use development named “Cranberry Park” which ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

In the Hamilton-Robbinsville area, prices range between $4.69 per ...

Robbinsville’s Budding Filmmaker Javier Cortez Recognized in Festival

May 22, 2022

WESTAMPTON, NJ  – Robbinsville Township's Javier Cortez's passion about movies is palpable, and recently earned his film All in You the runner-up Outstanding Film Award in Burlington County’s first Juried Short Film Festival.

Cortez's All in You movie, which was judged in the Narrative Film Category, was one of only 11 films ...

Mercer County Parks Summer Series is Back with Nine Concerts

MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- Music will be in the air once again this summer with the Mercer County Park Commission's Friday Night Concert Series that includes a range of musical genres and a special performance by the legendary Morris Day. 

The Friday Night Concerts will begin on open on July 8 between 6:00p.m and 9:30p.m. on R&B night with the Earth Wind & Fire Tribute Band at ...

Summer is here and ready for a Memorable 2022 in the LBI Region

May 18, 2022

LBI Region, NJ - After a soggy Spring, everyone is looking to heat things up for Memorial Day Weekend, the traditional start of summer along the Jersey Coast.

The weather is just one of many reasons to take a quick trip to 18 miles of beautiful beaches, scenic bays, and of course legendary Pinelands. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, which operates a year-round visitor center ...

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton Receives Approval to Perform Non-Emergent Angioplasties

HAMILTON, NJ - As part of a system-wide initiative to increase access to a comprehensive range of essential cardiac care for residents throughout New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Hamilton, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, has secured approval from the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) to perform elective, or non-emergent, angioplasty procedures.

This approval ...

New Jersey Republicans Propose Bills to Immediately Reimburse Thousands of Dollars in Surplus Money to Taxpayers

May 23, 2022

NEW JERSEY — Could New Jerseyans be getting a tax rebate?

The Republican members of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to commit to expanding tax relief. An update from State Treasurer Elizabeth Muoio showed a total of more than $9 billion of tax over collections in the current year and almost $7.8 billion more in revenue ...

VIDEO: Hasbrouck Heights Scouts Clean the Community, Scholarships Awarded in South Plainfield, Rahway Educator Honored and Westfield Boy Scout Proposes Life-Saving Station

May 20, 2022

NEW JERSEY - The Girl and Boy Scouts of Hasbrouck Heights join together to clean their community. Plus, several Girl Scouts in South Plainfield receive scholarships. Also, a Rahway superintendent is honored. And a Westfield Boy Scout proposes a life-saving station near a local pond.

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you ...

Loving Laughter: Good for You, Good for Your Relationships

Recently, I was in a workshop on Humor and Coaching, and I haven’t stopped thinking or talking about it all month!

Of course, laughing feels good.

When my husband Gus or son Theo, good naturedly tease me, I laugh and feel more alive in the moment. But I never thought of laughter as a beneficial habit. Who thinks of laughter as being valuable to our well-being like meditating, ...

Rep. Chris Smith Speaks Out on Leaked SCOTUS Opinion

May 4, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC -- The day after a draft opinion written by United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Jr. that would overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade case regarding abortion rights was made public, Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-4) called the leak "an egregious abuse of process and trust."

"That said, the U.S. Supreme Court seems poised to take a powerful step ...

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...