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39 Trinity Street Newton, NJ 07860

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Newton, NJ 07860

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Newton Police Department Promotes Scott King to Lieutenant

June 8, 2021

NEWTON, NJ – In a ceremony on the plaza in front of the municipal building, the Town of Newton Police Department promoted three officers.  In addition to Chief Steven Van Nieuwland taking his oath, Scott King was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and Dan Finkle was promoted to the rank of Sergeant.

King’s wife Karen held the bible while he took his oath.  Town of Newton ...

Meal Train and Fundraiser Started for Newton Family of Seven Displaced by Fire

June 8, 2021

NEWTON, NJ—The Stratigis family, Grandma Helen, mom Adrienne, children Kaily-17, Quentin-15, Savannah-13, Kai-12, Jace-7 and Varik, their dog, were renting the home at 10 Union Place and are now displaced because of the Saturday night fire.

Everyone got out safely but everything in the house was lost. The family received funds from Red Cross for two nights to stay at a motel and to ...

Former Newton Police Chief's Son to Participate in 7000 Mile Journey of Hope This Summer

NEWTON, NJ—The Newton Police Department’s former Chief, Robert Osborn’s son Trey, has decided to participate with his fraternity brothers in the Ability Experience: Journey of Hope.

Trey, a student at Virginia Tech and member of Pi Kappa Phi, will participate in the experience which helps “spread a message of disability awareness,” according to the mission ...

Sparta Police: Wrong Way Driver on Route 15 Gets DWI

May 31, 2021

SPARTA, NJ – Following up on a report of someone driving the wrong direction on Route 15, Officer Taylor May saw a driver flashing his headlights following behind the suspected wrong way driver, police said.

On May 20 around 2 a.m. May stopped Hamburg resident Kenneth Broda Jr., 30, on the Sparta Junction.  The driver flashing his headlights told May he saw Broda coming out of ...

Principled Political Leadership will get Justice for Nursing Home Victims

May 30, 2021

To the Editor:

Last year, Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Order No. 103 directed patients infected with COVID-19 to be placed in the state’s nursing and veterans’ homes. Ignoring pleas from the directors of these facilities that EXPLICITLY told the New Jersey Department of Health that - as a direct result - nursing home residents would die, the Murphy administration forced ...

Watchung Hills’ Moesch Ties for Second at Olympic Trials, Next Swim Sunday

June 11, 2021

OMAHA, NE— Watchung Hills’ 15-year-old Anna Moesch of Green Brook tied for 2nd place at the U.S. Olympic Trials Wave I during the 50 free final on Monday night with a time of 25.54. Moesch tied with 16 year-old Camille Spink, just .08 off the first place time.

Moesch and Spink will join 1st place finisher Missy Cundiff (25.46) in Wave II on June 13. For some perspective, ...

Coming Soon- 9 Hidden Glen Drive Sparta

Don't miss this unique Center Hall Colonial floor plan with 3 living spaces PLUS a home office and laundry on the main living level & over 2 1/2 acres of privacy in the SE corner of Sparta--just 43 miles to MSG in NYC. Newer hall bath on the upper level, and extra high ceilings on lower level. Oil-fired Forced Air Furnace and Oil-fired Hot Water Heater. Clean as a whistle and offered for ...

New Jersey Date Night: A Revolutionary Trip to Bordentown

June 9, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Making a day of a date is a great way to create memories with your love, but when you choose to spend that time in Bordentown, it’s guaranteed to go down in relationship history. New Jersey has many historical towns and Bordentown, settled in 1682, is a true standout. Here you can visit the Clara ...

It's Grand Ole Flag

June 13, 2021

Above is a one of the most Iconic pictures around the world, the US Marines Raising the Flag In the final Stages of the Pacific War.  One of   the soldiers in the flag raising was an Indigenous   Pima Native American   ,   Ira Hamilton Hayes from the Pima Nation in Arizona. . Three   of the men in the picture died in action. On ...

How To Increase Customer Engagement

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The main goal of any advertising campaign is to engage with customers as effectively and often as possible. You want them to see your business and remember the name while creating a positive relationship with them.  Creating an engagement marketing strategy is how your business can stay at the forefront of your audience’s mind and generate business from them ...

TAPinto's Featured Marketing Partner: Edison Heating and Cooling

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Local communities are TAPinto’s specialty, and when it comes to marketing your business to these small areas, few places are better to partner with.

That’s why Mike Iarrapino, CEO of Edison Heating and Cooling, chose to market with TAPinto and continues to do so nearly seven years later.

“I decided to partner with TAPinto because they reached Edison ...

Take Time To Get Lost In A Story: 5 Book Genres For You To Enjoy

Just as exercising is good for physical health, flexing your mental muscles is vital - especially as you age. Reading daily is a wonderful way to give your brain a workout. It stimulates your imagination, engages your concentration and memory, and allows you to learn something new.

Whether you prefer holding a book, using a tablet, or listening to audiobooks, diving into stories you enjoy is ...

Recipe Swaps: 6 Healthier Versions of Classic Cakes

Incorporating healthier meal choices into our daily lives is a great way to stay committed to overall wellness. These healthy options aren’t only available for your main course - desserts like indulgent cakes can easily retain all of the flavors while focusing on healthy ingredients. If you’re eager to swap some traditional ingredients like refined sugar and flour, fats, and added ...

Fresh Air and Fitness: 4 Outdoor Workouts for Every Level

Fresh air and fitness – a great combination for any wellness routine! As the weather warms up, consider adding some outdoor workouts to your regular exercise regimen. New surroundings can often make the same moves feel more challenging and exciting, so heading out to your backyard is an easy way to refresh any routine that’s starting to feel repetitive. Here are four great outdoor ...

Spa Day at Home: How to Choose the Best Face Mask for Your Skin

More than ever, home skincare routines are the best way to take advantage of spa-quality products to give you clear, glowing, refreshed skin. Face masks are a great addition to any skincare routine, and regular use (2-3 times per week), can make a noticeable impact on your skin’s health. For everything you need to know when choosing a face mask, read on!

Tubes and Creams Vs. Single-Use ...

My Own Private Ice Cube

Now that the economy is picking up and throngs of people are once again milling about freely, I’ve been thinking about buying an island.

Nothing too exotic. Just some beautiful water-lapped property of my own somewhere south of here where I can escape. Someplace private with pristine waters and spectacular 360 degree views. Someplace without neighbors who complain every time I crank up ...

Sprinkler System on the Fritz? Tips and Tricks for What to Fix and When to Call

Outdoor sprinkler system on the fritz with summer around the corner? Here are seven tips and tricks for fixing it yourself and when to call the pros.

Assess and Adjust Sprinkler Heads
The first clue to any sprinkler system problem is usually a sprinkler head that’s not performing optimally. Maybe it won’t raise or lower, it’s spraying unevenly, or it’s not spraying the ...

Upgrade Your Patio for Under $100

As the weather warms up and we all head outside, you may be envisioning an updated patio space to gather with your friends and family. While some outdoor items can be pricey, many simple updates are budget-friendly while making a big impact. If you’re ready to transform your outdoor space without spending a fortune, here are five of the best ways to get started.

Solar Lights

Adding ...

Celebrate Dad with These 4 Fun Ideas

With Father’s Day fast approaching and the possibility of gatherings and parties becoming more likely in many areas, the time is perfect for a celebration that highlights Dad’s favorites and creates a lasting memory for family and friends. If you’re eager to plan something special, here are four ways to celebrate Dad that your guests won’t soon forget!

Crawfish ...

Shop Your Home for Living Room Décor Updates

Planning to host an event includes prepping your spaces - cleaning, decorating, designing - if it’s not in the cards to overhaul your living room décor this year, you don’t have to give up on a new look entirely. Shop your home for items that need a new life in your living room; sometimes, a change of location is all that you need to highlight beloved treasures by pulling them ...

Watchung Hills’ Moesch Ties for Second at Olympic Trials, Next Swim Sunday

June 11, 2021

OMAHA, NE— Watchung Hills’ 15-year-old Anna Moesch of Green Brook tied for 2nd place at the U.S. Olympic Trials Wave I during the 50 free final on Monday night with a time of 25.54. Moesch tied with 16 year-old Camille Spink, just .08 off the first place time.

Moesch and Spink will join 1st place finisher Missy Cundiff (25.46) in Wave II on June 13. For some perspective, ...