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Patriots Host Largest Independence Day Fireworks Show in 25-Year History

July 3, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have stockpiled a huge cache of fireworks for a July 4th celebration that will pay tribute to active members of the United States military statewide; those deployed overseas as well as veterans who have served their country in past years.

Operation Shoebox New Jersey is the sponsor of what the Patriots are calling their largest fireworks display ever ...

George Washington Returns to Somerville 243 Years after He Left Town

SOMERVILLE, NJ - George Washington is looking forward to a long overdue homecoming, returning for a visit to the Wallace House where he spent several months in Somerville with the Continental Army during the winter of 1778-79, with his troops spread out at encampments in several central New Jersey locations.

His visit on Sunday, June 5 will be preceded by a royal celebration surrounding ...

Somerville Ceremonies Honor Veterans Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Dennis Sullivan was busy Memorial Day, presiding at three different graveside services at the New Cemetery and Old Cemetery on South Bridge Street, and at the Old Dutch Parsonage Burial Site on Washington Avenue, where the gravestone of Harmanus Buckaloo, a Revolutionary War soldier, has recently been restored.

Town Crier David Lang opened the ceremony singing the ...

Civil War Nurse Buried in Somerville Cemetery Joined Husband in Battle

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Dennis Sullivan will preside at Memorial Day services at 11 a.m. Monday with a story of dedication, heroism, bravery and true love involving a Civil War nurse born in Somerville in 1824 and buried at the Old Cemetery on South Bridge Street.

Sullivan will speak at the New Cemetery before moving across the street to the Old Cemetery where Arabella Wharton ...

Parade Photo Gallery: Hillsborough Residents Salute Those Who Served

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township turned out early Saturday morning to celebrate Memorial Day, starting with a breakfast for veterans at the municipal building, followed by a parade and ceremonies at the Garden of Honor.

The parade route was lined with residents young and old, decked out in red, white and blue to honor America and pay tribute to its veterans who have served in the ...

Hillsborough Says "Thanks for Your Service" at Vets Annual Breakfast

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Led by Mayor Shawn Lipani and members of the Township Committee, more than 100 local heroes, veterans of WWII, the Korean War, Vietnam, the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, other deployments and service stateside were honored for their time in uniform away from home at the 17th annual Salute to Veterans Breakfast Saturday morning at the municipal complex prior to the ...


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New Jersey Abortion Laws are Hideous

July 4, 2022

To the Editor:

There has been so much craziness in the news about  the Supreme Court and Roe vs Wade. Do people realize that the overall requirement for a abortion extends right up to birth?

It's against the law do kick a dog but this Democratic Governor allows infanticide! How KIND is the Democratic Party!?

Some states are ending abortion pretty much entirely except for the ...

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 ...

Veteran Journalist James McQueeny Joins TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is announcing veteran New Jersey journalist James McQueeny is joining TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist.

"We are thrilled to welcome veteran journalist and public policy analyst James McQueeny to the TAPinto family. Jim brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to TAPinto," TAPinto Founder and CEO ...