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Helmetta To Begin Shared Police Services With Jamesburg At Midnight

June 30, 2022

HELMETTA, NJ - As June draws to a close, Helmetta residents will wake up to a new police department patrolling the borough on Friday. At midnight on July 1, the Jamesburg Police Department begins providing police patrols and emergency police response for Helmetta.

Residents can reach the non-emergency number for the Jamesburg Police Department by telephoning 732-521-0011. For emergencies, ...

Helmetta To Begin Shared Police And Dispatch Services With Jamesburg On July 1

HELMETTA, NJ - At a special Borough Council meeting on Monday, June 27, a six-year shared service contract with the Jamesburg Police Department was unanimously approved by the Helmetta Borough Council. The new shared service agreement takes effect on Friday, July 1 at midnight. Helmetta's current shared service contract with the Spotswood Police Department ends at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, June ...

Deadline Approaching For Spotswood PD's Junior Police Academy

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The deadline to return applications for the Spotswood Police Department's Junior Police Academy is Friday, June 24. Applications are still available at the Spotswood Police Department. The Junior Police Academy is open to tweens and teens entering sixth through 12th grade. Applications are open to tweens and teens in nearby communities as well, but a preference will be given ...

Milltown's Washington Avenue To Be Closed At Ryders Lane To Start Work And School Week

MILLTOWN, NJ - Beginning at 9 a.m. on Monday, June 6, Washington Avenue will be closed at the Ryders Lane intersection. Drivers will not be able to access Ryders Lane from Washington Avenue according to a Nixle advisory from the Milltown Police Department. The Milltown PD is encouraging drivers to plan an alternate route for the start of the work week. Washington Avenue will be accessible from ...

Milltown's Washington Avenue To Be Closed At Ryders Lane On May 31

MILLTOWN, NJ - Beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 31, Washington Avenue will be closed at the Ryders Lane intersection. Drivers will not be able to access Ryders Lane from Washington Avenue according to a Nixle advisory from the Milltown Police Department. The Milltown PD is encouraging drivers to plan an alternate route for the start of the work week. Washington Avenue will be accessible from ...

Borough Administrators And Spotswood Police Department Officers Go Head To Head With Seniors In Office On Aging's Annual Cornhole Tournament

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Cornhole players are pretty serious. It isn't just a backyard game to play at barbecues. There is actually a world championship for the lawn game that has a governing body and official rules. Now the stakes weren't quite that high at the Spotswood Office on Aging's annual Cornhole Tournament, but there was a lot of fun and community bonding to be had. The yearly ...

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Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

Fireworks: Know What's Legal And What's Not

July 1, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - "According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more fires are reported on Independence Day than any other day of the year, with more than half of those fires caused by fireworks. Added to fires are injuries," says the Township of East Brunswick in a message today.

To help ensure everyone has a safe and happy holiday, here is attached a flyer ...

Gas Prices In New Jersey Drop Slightly Heading Into Holiday Weekend

July 1, 2022

NEW JERSEY — The price of gas in New Jersey is heading down as the Fourth of July weekend gets closer. The average price of a gallon of unleaded is $4.85, according to AAA. That's down 2 cents from yesterday and 9 cents from last week. Drivers are paying $1.71 more than this time last year.

AAA says the Energy Information Administration reported the demand for gas decreased each ...

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 ...

TAPinto Owners and Publishers Attend Networking Event

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — TAPinto's franchise owners gathered in person for the first time in more than two years in Berkeley Heights on June 6, 2022, at a networking event. For some TAPinto owners, it's the first time they were able to see one another in person.

The publishers had a chance to catch up and hear from TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro. Sen. Jon Bramnick, a ...

Middlesex County Magnet Schools Officially Debuts With New Visual Identity To Drive Regional Awareness

June 28, 2022

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – Middlesex County Magnet Schools, formerly known as Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools (MCVTS) is entering a new era in its more than 100-year history with a new name and visual identity to accurately present the exceptional, specialized education it offers all Middlesex County students. Announced officially to the public today in a press conference ...

'Enchanted April' Delights at Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ — It’s a welcome sign to see The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey opening for its 60th Anniversary Season. “Enchanted April” is a charming and moving choice with warmer weather coming on. The play also speaks to us on a number of levels, especially after our long hiatus during COVID-19.

The script by Matthew Barger, from a novel by Elizabet ...