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Spartan Spirit 5K Course Takes Runners Through Downtown Somerville

June 24, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The 2022 Spartan Spirit 5K will be run through the streets of downtown Somerville on Saturday, June 25 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Immaculata High School, 240 Mountain Ave, circling back to end at the school.

Expect rolling road closures as police temporarily close roads to let runners pass through.

Online registration is required in advance and ...

Catholic High School Graduates in Central NJ Receive $113M in Awards

METUCHEN, NJ - After years of hard work and unexpected challenges, the 455 graduates of the four Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Metuchen, who together amassed more than $113 million in scholarships and awards, have reached the culmination of their high school careers.

Across the four Catholic high schools – Immaculata, St. Thomas Aquinas, Mount Saint Mary Academy and Saint ...

Spanish-speaking Deacon Ordained, Will Serve Hillsborough Parish

METUCHEN, NJ - The first-ever fully Spanish-speaking class of deacons has been ordained for service in the Diocese of Metuchen – including William Chirinos at Mary, Mother of God parish in Hillsborough.

The class of 15 deacons, who were ordained by Bishop James F. Checchio at a ceremony Saturday, May 14 at the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi in Metuchen, will help serve the ...

Somerville Pastor Initiates Flash Mob Photo Op on "Red Nose Day"

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Rev. Paul Janssen, pastor of United Reformed Church, is inviting those with a sense of compassion and a sense of humor to join him on the steps of the church at 100 West Main St. on Thursday, May 26, at 6 p.m. for a flash mob photo op to support "Red Nose Day.".

 All residents of the Somerville area are invited to participate in support ...

Former Pastor Returns to Hillsborough Church for Celebratory Mass

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Father John Rozembajgier, former pastor of Mary, Mother of God Church, will return to the altar for a 5 p.m. celebratory mass Saturday, May 7 after he left the parish abruptly to deal with a serious medical emergency on March 2, Ash Wednesday.

Following emergency eye surgery and recovery in Florida, Father John has been reassigned to St. Thomas the Apostle parish in Old ...

Somerville Church Hosts Walk for Ukraine on Main Street Friday

SOMERVILLE, NJ - United Reformed Church, The Church on Main is hosting the Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine to raise funds to support Ukrainian refugees.

The Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine will take place on Friday, April 22 at 12:30 p.m. The walk will start and end at United Reformed Church, 100 W. Main St. and will include walking the town’s Main Street to show support and solidarity ...

Somerville Church Hosts Central Jersey Walk for Ukraine on Main Street

SOMERVILLE, NJ - United Reformed Church, The Church on Main is hosting the Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine to raise funds to support Ukrainian refugees.

The Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine will take place on Friday, April 22 at 12:30 p.m. The walk will start and end at United Reformed Church, 100 W. Main St. and will include walking the town’s Main Street to show support and solidarity ...

Bishop of Metuchen to join in consecration of Russia, Ukraine to Mary

 

METUCHEN, NJ - In communion with Pope Francis, Bishop James F. Checchio of Metuchen will join in prayer as the Holy Father consecrates Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, March 25.

The bishop’s participation in the act of consecration will take place at the 12:10 p.m. Mass at the Cathedral of St. Francis ...

Murphy Attends Ukraine Prayer Vigil at Franklin Church

SOMERSET, NJ - A large crowd gathered outside on the lawn of the Spiritual Center - Metropolia of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in Franklin for a prayer vigil Monday night. 

Gov. Phil Murphy joined other officials to support the people of Ukraine during their current conflict with Russia. Murphy says with just about 75,500 Ukrainians, New Jersey is home to one of ...

Hillsborough Church Victimized Again; Stolen Mail Strewn Along Roadway

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - For the second time in a week, the priests and parishioners of Mary Mother of God Church are the victims of a crime - the Dec. 23 desecration of the sacred creche depicting the birth of Jesus, and the discovery Wednesday that mail was stolen from a mailbox in the church parking lot.

Police have expanded their investigation to include both incidents.

Dozens of cards ...

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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 ...