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FLAG Of Somerville Delivers Last Meals To RWJ Hospital Workers

June 5, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Frontline Appreciation Group of Somerville has made its final delivery of food to the medical staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset after three months of supporting not only the hospital workers, but area restaurants whose businesses have been impacted by closure orders from Gov. Phil Murphy, which are being partially lifted on June 15.

Shawn Temple, a ...

Two 19-Year-Olds Face Murder Charges In Franklin Homicide

FRANKLIN, NJ - Two 19-year-olds have been arrested and face murder and weapons charges in the death of Dominic J. Frederick, 25, Winston Drive, who was found shot in his vehicle after it crashed into a residence on Foxwood Drive on May 25, 2019.

The year-long investigation led to the arrest of Trey Hyman, of King Road, Somerset, and Gavin Owens-Jones, 19 of Peoples Line Road, Somerset both of ...

Weekend Protests Expected In Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Three gatherings are expected this weekend at the Historic Somerset County Courthouse in response to the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis May 25.

A small group of protestors walked down Main Street last Sunday with signs and ended their peaceful demonstration with pictures taken at the Historic Somerset County Courthouse on East Main Street.

The ...

Hillsborough Rotary Honors Courtney Newman, Founder Of Steps Together

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -  Rotary International District 7475 will honor Courtney Newman, founder of Steps Together, with its prestigious Jean Harris award.

Newman was nominated by the Rotary Club of Hillsborough for the extraordinary community service that she offers through her Hillsborough-based 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to inspiring the community to pay their blessings forward and ...

Somerville Expects Weekend Protests; Businesses Urged To Take Precautions

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Borough officials are preparing for two protests this weekend stemming from the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis last week, and have reached out to merchants along Main Street to "use their judgement and prepare accordingly."

A small group of protestors walked down Main Street last Saturday with signs and ended their peaceful demonstration ...

Hillsborough Police Chief Urges Merchants To Safeguard Businesses

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - While emphasizing there is no imminent threat, Police Chief Michael McMahon sent a letter to members of the Hillsborough business community Wednesday that urges merchants and building owners to be vigilant and prepare for the worst, as businesses across the country fall victim to looters during protests over the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis May ...

Car Set On Fire And 42 Vehicles' Tires Slashed On Manville Streets

MANVILLE, NJ – A car was set on fire and tires were slashed on 42 vehicles parked on the streets and in driveways early Wednesday morning in an incident similar to three others that occurred in the northwest section of the borough in June and August 2018 when a total of 155 cars were targeted.

The June 3 slashings were discovered when fire and police officers responded to the car fire on ...

Somerville Cub Scout Pack 80 Creates Signs Of Hope To Help Others

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Cub Scouts from Pack 80 have been selling custom-designed lawn signs, which they call “Signs of Hope”, to raise money for local food banks.

The Scouts have sold and delivered 100 signs and raised $1,227.39 to benefit SHIP, the Samaritan Homeless Interim Program based in the borough.

The signs were designed to show the Scouts’ support and gratitude to those ...

Somerville Mayor: "We Are More Alike Than Different"

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Dennis Sullivan closed out Monday's Borough Council meeting by reading an open letter to the community, prompted by the death of 46-year-old George Floyd, who was seen in a 9-minute video circulated on social media platforms being questioned and then detained by a Minneapolis police officer who held Floyd - who was handcuffed - on the ground with his knee on Floyd's ...

Somerville Hopes To Shut Down State Highway For Unique Dining Experience

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Here's a unique dining experience that may come about as a result of Gov. Phil Murphy's announcement Monday that restaurants throughout the state can begin serving meals outdoors beginning June 15th.

By mid-summer, pending approvals, the borough's restaurants could be serving dinner al fresco on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights in the middle of a state ...

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FLAG Of Somerville Delivers Last Meals To RWJ Hospital Workers

June 5, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Frontline Appreciation Group of Somerville has made its final delivery of food to the medical staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset after three months of supporting not only the hospital workers, but area restaurants whose businesses have been impacted by closure orders from Gov. Phil Murphy, which are being partially lifted on June 15.

Shawn Temple, a ...

Two 19-Year-Olds Face Murder Charges In Franklin Homicide

FRANKLIN, NJ - Two 19-year-olds have been arrested and face murder and weapons charges in the death of Dominic J. Frederick, 25, Winston Drive, who was found shot in his vehicle after it crashed into a residence on Foxwood Drive on May 25, 2019.

The year-long investigation led to the arrest of Trey Hyman, of King Road, Somerset, and Gavin Owens-Jones, 19 of Peoples Line Road, Somerset both of ...

Weekend Protests Expected In Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Three gatherings are expected this weekend at the Historic Somerset County Courthouse in response to the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis May 25.

A small group of protestors walked down Main Street last Sunday with signs and ended their peaceful demonstration with pictures taken at the Historic Somerset County Courthouse on East Main Street.

The ...

Hillsborough Rotary Honors Courtney Newman, Founder Of Steps Together

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -  Rotary International District 7475 will honor Courtney Newman, founder of Steps Together, with its prestigious Jean Harris award.

Newman was nominated by the Rotary Club of Hillsborough for the extraordinary community service that she offers through her Hillsborough-based 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to inspiring the community to pay their blessings forward and ...

Somerville Expects Weekend Protests; Businesses Urged To Take Precautions

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Borough officials are preparing for two protests this weekend stemming from the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis last week, and have reached out to merchants along Main Street to "use their judgement and prepare accordingly."

A small group of protestors walked down Main Street last Saturday with signs and ended their peaceful demonstration ...

Hillsborough Police Chief Urges Merchants To Safeguard Businesses

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - While emphasizing there is no imminent threat, Police Chief Michael McMahon sent a letter to members of the Hillsborough business community Wednesday that urges merchants and building owners to be vigilant and prepare for the worst, as businesses across the country fall victim to looters during protests over the death of George Floyd while in police custody in Minneapolis May ...

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Restaurant Business Down, NJ Distributors Are Selling Straight to Consumers

May 31, 2020

Duck legs confit. Waygu burgers. Anduille sausage. These items from meat supplier D’Artagnan typically would be headed to restaurants, but due to COVID-19 much of it is on its way to homes, instead.

“We got into this because the restaurants disappeared,” said D’Artagnan President Andy Wertheim. “This is a question of finding another way to get the product into ...

Princeton Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run Near North Brunswick Dunkin Donuts

June 5, 2020

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Alysa Kristjanson, a  22-year-old Princeton woman, was killed Thursday in a hit-and-run accident on Route 130 in North Brunswick in the early hours of the morning. Kristjanson was a pedestrian.

Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Director Kenneth P. McCormick of the North Brunswick Police Department said police are investigating ...

FLAG Of Somerville Delivers Last Meals To RWJ Hospital Workers

June 5, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Frontline Appreciation Group of Somerville has made its final delivery of food to the medical staff at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset after three months of supporting not only the hospital workers, but area restaurants whose businesses have been impacted by closure orders from Gov. Phil Murphy, which are being partially lifted on June 15.

Shawn Temple, a ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Brett Freeman of Halston Media Group

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of June 2020 is Brett Freeman, CEO and Publisher of Halston Media Group.  Halston Media Group owns and operates five hardcopy newspapers and utilizes TAPinto as their online platform for their newspapers.  Halston Media Group's five TAPinto franchises are TAPinto Mahopac, TAPinto Somers, TAPinto Yorktown, TAPinto North Salem, and ...

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Drive By Food Drive for Middlesex County

Food & Drink Giving Back

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PSE&G Resuming Work While Continuing COVID-19 Safety Protocols

May 31, 2020

NEWARK, NJ -  As a result of Governor Murphy’s recent executive order and with approval by the Board of Public Utilities, Public Service Electric & Gas Co. will be resuming work as safely and quickly as possible. Our employees and contractors will follow protocols guided by the CDC and New Jersey State Department of Health, as well as all directives from state and local ...

Long Beach Island Region Opens Summer With New Way To Get Needed Information

May 27, 2020

SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. — With restrictions from COVID19 beginning to lift, the need for safe travel planning can be easily met online with Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members newly launched, high performance, tourism related website. In time for summer, this dynamic site brings local knowledge directly to travelers coming from near or far. The Southern Ocean County ...

TAPinto Red Bank Editor Shares Story of Virtual Art Auction to Benefit Neighbors in Need

June 5, 2020

RED BANK, NJ -- Scott Wingerter, Editor of TAPinto Red Bank, joined Host Stephanie Willoughby to share a story from his community about a local nonprofit organization who held an online art auction to raise money to feed the needy.  

Lunch Break is a Red Bank organization founded in 1983 to help underemployed people make ends meet, said Wingerter, but it has evolved into much more.