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June 27, 2022

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: The graduation ceremony for the 2022 class of Middletown High School South, was held on Thursday, June 23, at the high school, on Nutswamp Road, at 4:00 p.m. The timing was perfect for great weather! Welcoming remarks were made by Student Council President, Ryan Ferrigno, the Flag ...

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LINCROFT, NJ - Brookdale Community College, with its main campus in the Lincroft section of Middletown, offers the best community college programs in New Jersey, this according to research by Best-Community-Colleges.com. This was based on 66 evaluation criteria points. In addition to Brookdale ...

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VIDEO: WATCH AS THE HAZLET MAYOR, MIKE SACHS, WITH HBOA PRESIDENT HOLLY SCHULT, AND MEMBERS, OFFICIALLY WELCOME BUBBAKOO'S TO TOWN:  HAZLET, NJ: The Hazlet Business Owners Association (HBOA), is about community connectivity, and helping local businesses thrive.  It was an exciting day for ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: A Community tradition begins June 27! The Great Fair of St. Mary’s starts June 27, and runs through July 2, 2022. St. Mary's annual fair will be running in the St. Mary’s Church parking lot at 19 Cherry Tree Farm Rd, in Middletown, NJ, from 6:00pm -10:00pm, Monday thru Friday, and ...

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Apply By Friday, July 8th to Serve in 2022-2023 School Year MIDDLETOWN, NJ – At the June 6th Middletown Township Committee Workshop Meeting, the Township Committee unanimously approved a shared services agreement with the Middletown Board of Education to hire Class III Special Law Enforcement ...

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BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey has an economy about the size of Sweden’s though we consider ourselves a small state of smaller towns.  In most of them, there's a few longtime gas stations that hired high school kids in summer to work the pumps, fixed kids’ bikes, sponsored community sports teams ...

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NEW JERSEY - An Eagle Scout Project helps insect pollination at a Community Garden.  Plus, a student reminds the community about the importance of blood donation. Also, a baseball team is honored for its achievements this year.  And, new firefighters are welcomed.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The Assembly Judiciary Committee has advanced nine bills, that Democrats say, will help curb gun violence in New Jersey. Assembly Republicans say the bills take aim at residents exercising their Second Amendment rights. “New Jersey continues to lead the nation on fair and robust ...

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No one ever said being a parent or teen was easy. Whether you’re a parent dealing with the “terrible twos” or a teenager feeling lost and confused, help and support is just a phone call away. Parents Inc. offers the Family Helpline (1-800-THE-KIDS) - a free and confidential statewide service ...

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HAZLET, NJ - The intersection of Laurel Avenue and Route 36 in Hazlet was not a safe spot on Friday June 17, 2022. According to police, driver James Best crashed his car with a trailer attached, took off and crashed again into a pole and then continued to run away. At approximately 7:05pm, ...

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RED BANK, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced back-to-school supplies will be tax-free in New Jersey from August 27 to September 5. Murphy, Senate President Nicholas Scutari (D - District 22) and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D - District 19) announced at an event in Red Bank the agreement was ...

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NEW JERSEY - A park in the state's largest city is renamed for Harriet Tubman. Plus, Rutgers University announced a tuition hike. Also, one school district announces officers will be stationed in every school until the end of the academic year. And, a burglar steals shoes from a ...

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TRENTON, NJ — The Senate Education Committee has approved a bill that would change the state law concerning graduation proficiency requirements in New Jersey. S2349 is sponsored by Sen. Shirley Turner (D - District 15) and Sen. Patrick Diegnan (D - District 18). The COVID-19 pandemic is a major ...

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THE BAYSHORE: Dana Derobertis' first job in a long-term care setting was in 1995 after receiving her master’s degree, from Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass, in expressive arts therapy. According to Dana, she was naturally drawn to working with seniors and finds working with older people ...

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Photo above features a supporter from the South Pole. The southern lights, aka aurora Australis as backdrop.  HOLMDEL, NJ: The 5th Annual Vienna‘s Day of International SUDC Awareness, connected people around the world, from 7 different continents. All were united in honoring Vienna Carly ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: In July, the Middletown Arts Center will feature The Marvelous Wonderettes, featuring over 30 classic ’50s and ’60s hits to move and groove to! The Marvelous Wonderettes, produced by The MAC PLAYERS, will keep you smiling in this must-take musical trip down memory lane! Get your ...

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NEW JERSEY - Four young female athletes become All-American competitors representing their town while a young runner makes track history for his town. Also, a Revolutionary war well is damaged after a car smashes into it. And, High School Seniors take third place in a STEAM Tank ...

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RED BANK, NJ: You can shake it up, stretch it out and clear your mind with Zumba, Pilates, or Yoga outdoors every Wednesday. Fitness in the Park is hosted by the Red Bank Family YMCA with classes lasting through August 24. The programs are held on one of the finest venues in Red Bank - ...

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TRENTON, NJ — A bill that requires schools to submit critical information to local law enforcement has advanced in Trenton. The Senate Education Committee approved it by a vote of 4-0. Sen. Joe Lagana (D - District 38) sponsored the bill, which would require schools to document "critical ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) announced on Monday the first possible case of monkeypox in the state. A PCR test conducted by the Department’s Public Health and Environmental Laboratories confirmed the presence of orthopoxvirus in a Jersey City individual on June 18. A ...

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Photo Above: A “Record-Breaking Discus Toss” Ceremony was held at Holmdel High School Monday, in Julia’s honor. Coach Herman, Principal Kukoda and Athletic Director Mr. Longo all congratulated Julia on her achievement. Georgie Fear, who has held the Holmdel High School discus record since ...

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NEW JERSEY - Towns across New Jersey celebrated Juneteenth this weekend. Plus, a school district plans to hire more officers in schools for next year. And, a tennis tournament raises mental health awareness. Also, one city celebrates the Indian tradition of Holi while a beloved 5k returns with ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Some years ago, I was covering an anti-tax rally with demonstrators holding up placards damning the New Jersey politicians and policies that they believed were responsible for their high local property taxes. “Down With Big Government!” “Give Us Back Our Money.” “Trenton is a $$$ ...

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Red Bank, NJ: It was a great day for the 1,055 runners and supporters for yesterday’s Red Bank Classic 5k. It was a beautiful day with a cool breeze. The youngsters had a blast in their FunRun. Alot of sunshine greeted the participants for the 5K which returned after a 2-year hiatus due to ...

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THIS IS ONE TAPINTO READER'S MESSAGE:  This Father’s Day, let’s take a moment from our busy schedules to honor our dads, biological or otherwise. By celebrating dads, we acknowledge all that they mean to us. As for my dad, to really understand him it is necessary to reflect on his entire ...

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What a terrific Father's Day gift this would be! SIGN UP NOW and present reservation to Dad on his special day! MONMOUTH COUNTY: Last minute Father's Day gift shopping? Give him something to make great memories and enjoy a luxurious day of golfing at one of NJ's best!  Father's Day is Sunday ...

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NEW JERSEY - FIFA announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the 2026 World Cup tournament. Plus, a high school holds a Military Commitment ceremony. And, a community comes together to raise money for two brothers who ...

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KEYPORT, NJ: Around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, a motor vehicle crash on Route 35, in Keyport was reported. According to unconfirmed reports a woman and a 6-year-old child were seriously injured. The child was ejected from the car and was airlifted to Jersey Shore Trauma Center, an unconfirmed report ...

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Red Bank, NJ: The Red Bank Classic 5K will be held this Saturday, June 18.  Make a sticky note and put it in your car as a reminder. Starting at 8:00am until approximately 10:30am, numerous roadways will be closed in the Monmouth Street, Broad Street, Harding Road, E. Bergen Place, and Branch ...

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On Thursday, around 2:02 pm, the Middletown Township Police Department responded to a motor vehicle crash involving a car that struck a juvenile operating an electric scooter. The crash occurred the intersection of Cherry Tree Farm Road and Chanowich Court. The juvenile, a 12-year-old male, of ...

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