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Berkeley Heights School Board Honors Student Achievers

June 14, 2021

 

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. — Thursday evening, June 10, the Board of Education Hosted its Recognition Program for Outstanding Students. The ceremony took place on Zoom, which meant there were none of the traditional photo opportunities. Instead, there was a slide show featuring the specific honor and names of the honorees on the hundreds of screens on the ...

Restaurants Offer Entertainment, Outdoor Spaces to Bring Back Diners

NEW JERSEY — Indoor dining is back at full capacity in restaurants around the Garden State. But while some diners have been eager to get back inside, many have gotten out of the habit, and some still eye gathering maskless indoors with trepidation.

To woo diners back, some restaurants are turning to enhanced outdoor spaces, live entertainment and good old-fashioned fun.

Khris Raina, ...

Firefighters From all Over Coming to East Orange to Compete in the "Battle of the Bravest"

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Calling all firefighters to participate in the "Battle of the Bravest", a firefighter muster and skill competition.

The Battle will be interactive for the public, in addition for the firefighters to enjoy. Hosted by NJ First Responders, FirstNet, and the Firefighters Wear Pink Campaign, the event will occur at Soverel Park in East Orange on Saturday, August ...

Softball: Lady Highlanders Upset Bid Foiled in CJ, Group 2 Semifinal 

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — The Gov. Livingston softball squad displayed no sign of intimidation or nervousness when it headed south to square off against top-seeded and defending champion Bordentown in a NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 2 semifinal on Thursday in Bordentown.

The fifth-seeded Lady Highlanders then deployed all that courage on the diamond against the Scotties but in the end ...

South Amboy Irish Festival to Feature Music, Food, Kids Activities and Fireworks on Sept. 25

June 7, 2021

SOUTH AMBOY, NJ -- The City of South Amboy in partnership with the South Amboy Parade committee will host an Irish Festival on Saturday, Sept. 25, at the Middlesex County Raritan Bay Waterfront Park. Beginning at 2 p.m., the festival promises to be an exciting and family friendly event that will include music, food and craft vendors, kid friendly activities, and will culminate in a ...

Scenes from Gov. Livingston High School's 2021 Prom: Photo Gallery

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Livingston held its prom on Friday at the Grove Park in Berkeley Heights. The beautiful cascading steps and tented park grounds nestled within The Connell Company's corporate park was the perfect backdrop for the outdoor prom festivities.

The afternoon hail and thunderstorms were fretful, but the sky cleared up for a ...

Just Ask Mo: Mouris Gawgry Joins Goodman's Restaurant & Deli

May 31, 2021

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Just days after Station House Café shuttered on April 30, Mouris Gawrgy (Mo) joined Don Parkin and his crew at Goodman's Restaurant & Deli for an opportunity to continue serving the community.

While the timing was right to close Station House, the go-to luncheonette for many, Mo wasn't quite ready to hang up his ...

Berkeley Heights School Board Honors Student Achievers

June 14, 2021

 

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. — Thursday evening, June 10, the Board of Education Hosted its Recognition Program for Outstanding Students. The ceremony took place on Zoom, which meant there were none of the traditional photo opportunities. Instead, there was a slide show featuring the specific honor and names of the honorees on the hundreds of screens on the ...

School District Mourns Passing of Longtime Berkeley Heights Board of Education Member Helen Kirsch

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. — The Berkeley Heights Public Schools community is mourning the passing of longtime Board of Education member Helen Kirsch, who passed away June 5th after a brief illness.

Mrs. Kirsch was first elected to the Berkeley Heights Board of Education in 1983 and had continuously served the community and its schools as a Board member for the past 38 years.  During ...

Scenes from Gov. Livingston High School's 2021 Prom: Photo Gallery

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Livingston held its prom on Friday at the Grove Park in Berkeley Heights. The beautiful cascading steps and tented park grounds nestled within The Connell Company's corporate park was the perfect backdrop for the outdoor prom festivities.

The afternoon hail and thunderstorms were fretful, but the sky cleared up for a ...

TAPinto's 2021 General Election Policies

June 10, 2021

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All candidates are provided the same opportunities to utilize TAPinto to market their candidacies.  All candidates are charged the same amount for the same marketing vehicle. 

To discuss advertising on TAPinto, please contact your local TAPinto site owner/publisher ...

ELECTION ROUNDUP: Learn Local Election Results Throughout New Jersey

Amid statewide primary election contests, New Jersey also hosted dozens of local races Tuesday. Here is a roundup of various New Jersey local election results as reported by TAPinto franchises across the state:

Cranford Election: Kate Rappa Defeats Incumbent Tom Hannen, Jr. in Democrat Primary

Newcomer defeats an incumbent in this township committee primary election, advancing to face a GOP ...

Reminder: New Jersey Primary Elections will be Taking Place Tuesday, June 8. Here’s What You Need to Know About this Year’s Primaries.

ELIZABETH, NJ — The 2021 election season is in full swing, with the New Jersey Primary Elections taking place on Tuesday, June 8.  

The New Jersey Division of Elections has an online tool to check if you are registered to vote. The tool will tell you what your registration status, the city and county you are registered to vote in, as well as your voter ID number. 

By ...

Just Ask Mo: Mouris Gawgry Joins Goodman's Restaurant & Deli

May 31, 2021

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Just days after Station House Café shuttered on April 30, Mouris Gawrgy (Mo) joined Don Parkin and his crew at Goodman's Restaurant & Deli for an opportunity to continue serving the community.

While the timing was right to close Station House, the go-to luncheonette for many, Mo wasn't quite ready to hang up his ...

Amtrak Through Roxbury? Lackawanna Cutoff Restoration Proposed for Passenger Trains

June 4, 2021

ROXBURY, NJ — Passenger trains between New York and Pennsylvania might return to the Lackawanna Cutoff, a historic rail right-of-way connecting Roxbury and the Delaware Water Gap.

The government-subsidized, quasi-public corporation is including a revival of the long-dormant Cutoff as part of a plan to restore long-distance passenger rail service between New York City and Scranton, ...

Mountainside Remembers: Memorial Day Ceremony Photo Gallery

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Memorial Day was celebrated in Mountainside with a ceremony at Constitution Plaza.

Memorial Day is set aside by Congress as a time to pause and remember those in all wars who have given their lives in the service of our country. 

"A time to honor our heroes. Thank you to all who joined us today to remember those who served and died for our freedom," said ...

Firefighters From all Over Coming to East Orange to Compete in the "Battle of the Bravest"

June 12, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Calling all firefighters to participate in the "Battle of the Bravest", a firefighter muster and skill competition.

The Battle will be interactive for the public, in addition for the firefighters to enjoy. Hosted by NJ First Responders, FirstNet, and the Firefighters Wear Pink Campaign, the event will occur at Soverel Park in East Orange on Saturday, August ...

Union County Under Flash Flood Warning Tuesday as T-Storms Roll Through

WESTFIELD, NJ — A flash flood warning is in effect for Union County until 6:15 p.m. as thunderstorms carrying heavy rain hit the area, the National Weather Service announced.

A flash flood warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.

“Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles,” the weather service ...

Softball: Lady Highlanders Upset Bid Foiled in CJ, Group 2 Semifinal 

June 11, 2021

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — The Gov. Livingston softball squad displayed no sign of intimidation or nervousness when it headed south to square off against top-seeded and defending champion Bordentown in a NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 2 semifinal on Thursday in Bordentown.

The fifth-seeded Lady Highlanders then deployed all that courage on the diamond against the Scotties but in the end ...

Power Outage Dooms Highlanders in CJ, Group 2 Semifinal

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Throughout much of the spring, Gov. Livingston has relied on a potent and consistent batting order, but those bats were mostly shackled on Wednesday.

Matt Murowski collected a pair of hits and Briant Bazydlo threw valiantly on the mound, but it was not enough as the second-seeded Highlanders were edged, 1-0, by 11th-seeded Raritan in nine innings in the NJSIAA ...

Gov. Livingston Softball and Baseball Advance to State Semifinals

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Kayley Zazzali fired a one-hitter and Anna Popola delivered the winning run in the bottom of the seventh to send fifth-seeded Gov. Livingston to a 1-0 victory over 13th-seeded Monmouth on Saturday in the quarterfinal round of the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 2 tournament.

The Lady Highlanders (16-9) advanced into the semifinal round where they will travel south to ...

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Restaurants Offer Entertainment, Outdoor Spaces to Bring Back Diners

June 14, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Indoor dining is back at full capacity in restaurants around the Garden State. But while some diners have been eager to get back inside, many have gotten out of the habit, and some still eye gathering maskless indoors with trepidation.

To woo diners back, some restaurants are turning to enhanced outdoor spaces, live entertainment and good old-fashioned fun.

Khris Raina, ...

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Amtrak Through Roxbury? Lackawanna Cutoff Restoration Proposed for Passenger Trains

June 4, 2021

ROXBURY, NJ — Passenger trains between New York and Pennsylvania might return to the Lackawanna Cutoff, a historic rail right-of-way connecting Roxbury and the Delaware Water Gap.

The government-subsidized, quasi-public corporation is including a revival of the long-dormant Cutoff as part of a plan to restore long-distance passenger rail service between New York City and Scranton, ...

Come and Enjoy the Best Model Train Display in Union County -- And Beyond!

June 12, 2021

The Union County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the reopening of The Model Railroad Club, Inc. on Saturday, June 12. The exhibit will be open to the public every Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center, located at 295 Jefferson Avenue in Union Township. 

“The Board of County Commissioners is excited to bring this family ...