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How Sweet! Check Out These NJ Honey Farms During National Honey Month

September 17, 2020

NEW JERSEY — September is widely recognized as National Honey Month. This month typically marks the end of the honey collection season for beekeepers across the US.

You don’t have to be arms deep in a beehive to appreciate the thick, golden stuff that makes everything sweeter. The Garden State has a number of bee and honey farms that produce high-quality, local raw ...

New Jersey Date Night: San Gennaro Festival, DIY Style

As each New Jersey summer comes to a close, one sure thing that takes away the sting from saying goodbye to hot, sunshine-filled days is attending a San Gennaro Festival. This celebration, lasting 11 days in Manhattan and with smaller-scaled celebrations in our state, is a food-fest of Italian flavor. Peppers and sausage and zeppolis reign supreme with their tempting aromas in the ...

NJ Restaurants Welcome Diners Back Inside. Is it Enough to Save Them?

NEW JERSEY — It’s seven in the morning and Jimmy Greberis is in his element.

Between taking phone orders and watching over the sizzling grill, the owner of the Summit Diner prepares for the breakfast rush, a familiar routine in his decades in the diner business. But for the first Sunday in nearly half a year, he’s allowing customers back inside to sit at the vinyl stools ...

UrbEx Photographer Alex Gulino Discusses Her New Book "Empire State of Decay: Discarded New York"

September 17, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Author and UrbEx Photographer, Alex Gulino, appeared on TAPintoTV to discuss her new book Empire State of Decay: Discarded New York.

UrbEx, short for Urban Exploration, refers to the exploration and often the photography of abandoned buildings and structures. In the book, Gulino provides descriptions and writings alongside the featured photographs. "I decided to ...

"Christine" Movie Car and Rare Pierce Arrow Featured at Saratoga Automobile Museum Annual Auction

Saratoga Automobile Museum Communication Director, Dustin Lanterman, joins TAPintoTV Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, to discuss the museum's diverse collection of vehicles and upcoming annual auction.

The Saratoga Auto Museum can be found in the former Bottling Plant of Saratoga Spa State Park. The Bottling Plant building size and location provided the perfect venue to establish the ...

Three Crucial Questions That All Taxpayers Need To Answer

It was Benjamin Franklin who said “The only two things certain in life are death and taxes”

Although we know this to be true, most people are not proactive preparing for either.

The three crucial questions that all taxpayers need to answer are:

WHAT am I going to do to reduce taxes for the future?
WHEN should I make the changes?
WHO is going to help me with all of ...

International Theater Professional and Artistic Director Talks About Her Latest One-Woman Show

Artistic Director Brenda J. Lillie joined TAPintoTV's Brian Brodeur via Zoom video conference from Massachusetts where she discussed her international career in theater production and her latest one-woman show. 

Lillie started her professional career with a degree in Theater and Television Production from Emerson College in Boston. “For me, Emerson was a rock solid foundation to ...

Cedar Grove Waves Honors, Remembers, and Educates with Heartfelt 9-11 Tribute

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Commemorating the 19th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, TAPintoTV takes a look back at our 2018 coverage of Cedar Grove Waves:

Cedar Grove Waves honors the victims of terrorism, remembers the lives lost, and educates students with a heartfelt 9-11 tribute on the front lawn of Cedar Grove High School.  

“I was a little over a year old when 9-11 ...

Renowned Bassist Mark Egan Releases New Duo Project "Electric Blue"

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur spoke with Grammy award-winning electric bassist Mark Egan about his latest recording, “Electric Blue,” a duo project with drummer Danny Gottlieb. The release highlights the five decades-long collaboration between these two highly-accomplished musicians. 

Mark Egan is widely known as one of the leading players of fretless ...

Former Freeholder Urges Support for Experienced GOP County Incumbents

September 10, 2020

To the Editor: 

Somerset County has many things to be proud of.  One is the outstanding leadership it has had over the years.  The county always ranks in the top ten no matter what the metrics are.

This didn't happen by chance, it happened because of the passionate and fiscally responsible leaders it has had over the last 40 years.

Let's continue that ...

Long Beach Island Extended Summer Lifeguard Locations and Schedule

September 9, 2020

LONG BEACH ISLAND - A global pandemic couldn't stop people from enjoying the lovely beaches of Long Beach Island this summer.

Labor Day has passed but don't expect to summer to sizzle out too soon.  

There will be more people here in September primarily because there are many home owners will stay put here on LBI and work remotely from home. 

Here is the current ...

Record Setting Jersey Shore Patriotic Boat Rally Supports President Trump, Police and Veterans

LONG BEACH ISLAND — A potentially record-breaking boat rally took place on Saturday at the Jersey Shore. Saturday’s Jersey Shore parade began at 9:30 a.m. in Toms River. According to a Facebook post promoting the event, the parade split into different groups, with one ending at Morrison’s Marina in Beach Haven.  One group of boaters headed north of Toms River and the ...

Remembering 9/11: a Warren resident remembers

September 10, 2020

Nineteen years. The day that changed my life and our country. And it seems different this year. 

 

I remember a few years ago my son asked me what I remembered about that day for an assignment he was doing for social studies. And for the first time, I told him some details.  I was there, guessing I was pregnant with our first child, the son who asked the question, and through ...

Watchung Borough Council Candidate Debate 2020

September 17, 2020

Announcement / Press Release September

 

Watchung Borough Council Candidate Debate October 2020

 

We are pleased to announce there will be a debate for the 4 candidates (Hayeck, Jubin, Nora, Steinfeld) this year.

The event will, as in 2019, be run by the League of Women Voters of NJ.

With COVID -19 precautions in mind the debate will not be open to the public but will ...

Warren Township Police Department: Stolen Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Burglary Tips Reminder

Stolen Vehicle and Motor Vehicle Burglary Tips Reminder

Due to recent incidents of overnight and early morning motor vehicle theft and vehicle burglaries, the Warren Township Police Department would like to remind you of some helpful tips to hopefully prevent you from becoming a victim.

Ensure that you always LOCK YOUR VEHICLE whether it’s ...

Moms Helping Moms Foundation Mobilizing Support for National Diaper Need Awareness Week

Moms Helping Moms Foundation, a NJ baby supply and diaper bank, will recognize National Diaper Need Awareness Week (DNAW) from September 21-September 27 with a Drive-Thru Diaper Donation Collection Event. This important event will be held on Saturday, September 26 from 9am-12pm at the New Providence Presbyterian Church located at 1307 Springfield Avenue. Participants are asked to donate new ...

CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System Seek Expanded Partnership

Systems sign Letter of Intent to build upon successful clinical affiliation

MORRISTOWN – Building on a history of successful collaboration to improve the health of residents across northern and central New Jersey, CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System have signed a Letter of Intent to create a unique model for health system co-ownership.  Upon completion ...

Record Setting Jersey Shore Patriotic Boat Rally Supports President Trump, Police and Veterans

September 6, 2020

LONG BEACH ISLAND — A potentially record-breaking boat rally took place on Saturday at the Jersey Shore. Saturday’s Jersey Shore parade began at 9:30 a.m. in Toms River. According to a Facebook post promoting the event, the parade split into different groups, with one ending at Morrison’s Marina in Beach Haven.  One group of boaters headed north of Toms River and the ...

Long Beach Island Extended Summer Lifeguard Locations and Schedule

September 9, 2020

LONG BEACH ISLAND - A global pandemic couldn't stop people from enjoying the lovely beaches of Long Beach Island this summer.

Labor Day has passed but don't expect to summer to sizzle out too soon.  

There will be more people here in September primarily because there are many home owners will stay put here on LBI and work remotely from home. 

Here is the current ...

Record Setting Jersey Shore Patriotic Boat Rally Supports President Trump, Police and Veterans

LONG BEACH ISLAND — A potentially record-breaking boat rally took place on Saturday at the Jersey Shore. Saturday’s Jersey Shore parade began at 9:30 a.m. in Toms River. According to a Facebook post promoting the event, the parade split into different groups, with one ending at Morrison’s Marina in Beach Haven.  One group of boaters headed north of Toms River and the ...

Register Today for the Virtual Chowderfest Walk/Run + Bike Challenge

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has adapted to COVID-19 and will host a Virtual 2020 Chowder Run + Bike Challenge this year.

Get into the spirit of Chowderfest by getting outdoors for the inaugural event that includes official Chowder Run Challenge 2020 medal, finisher certificate, exclusive runner Facebook Group, and participant runner bib.

The Chowder ...

Somerset County Board of Elections Adds 14 Poll Locations and 8 Ballot Drop Box Locations for the Nov. 3 General Election

September 17, 2020








 

Somerset County’s Election Board Administrator, Jerry L. Midgette announced today that pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order #179 and newly enacted legislation codifying that Order, 14 poll locations and 8 ballot drop box locations have been added for Somerset County voters. 

For the November ...

Construction at Hillsborough Schools Runs Afoul of Building Department

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Multiple construction projects at several Hillsborough schools that began earlier this summer and that are still under way were shut down last week by the township Building Department for failure to pay for building permits that had been issued when the work began at the nine buildings in June.

Because the school district had not paid for the permits, no inspections had been ...

Lock Your Cars: 5 Warren Unlocked Vehicles Burglarized in One Day

WARREN, NJ - Lock Your Cars! Five Warren vehicles were burglarized on Sunday, police said. Two at the same location on Red Hill Road, one on Gabriella Lane, and two at the same location on Nicole Lane where entry was also gained to the garage.

“Remove all valuables and secure your vehicle, especially overnight, “ Warren police said. “If you see any suspicious activity ...

More Than Ever, Central Jersey Jazz Fest is All About Improvisation

BUFFALO, NY - Sheila Anderson, co-producer of Sunday's 11th annual Central Jersey Jazz Festival, was in Somerville last September for the.conclusion of the three-day tri-county event, introducing the acts, working the crowd and staying busy behind the scenes as she has done since 2009.

Thousands brought their chairs and blankets and set up in front of the stage on East Main Street, ...

Local Love: A Lazy, Late-Summer Day in Downtown Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The open invitation from the Downtown Somerville Alliance asked visitors to "Show Their Local Love," by offering a full day of sidewalk sales, specials on merchandise and a suggestion to lounge and picnic on the lawn of the Historic Somerset County Courthouse after purchasing food-to-go from restaurants lining Main Street,

Mother Nature cooperated - the event had ...

Somerset County Pauses to Honor Victims of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Freeholder Director Shanel Robinson, joined by her colleagues and other county officials, honored the memory of 39 county residents killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks during an observance on the grounds of the Historic Somerset County Courthouse Friday morning.

One-by-one, the names of the 39 victims were read aloud by the freeholders on the steps ...

Make Like a Tree

If they didn’t wear masks in California before, they certainly do now. Smoke and ash obscure the dark orange skies as millions of acres burn out of control encroaching on homes and entire towns. It is the kind of apocalyptic event that makes me glad I live in New Jersey.

But even so far away, it makes me wonder. What would I do if a natural disaster threatened my home and I had 15 ...

Welcome Back

deanofstudents@tu.edu  -  Important Updates  -  Today 12:32 pm

Dear TU Student,

As some of you prepare for your return to campus and some of you prepare for your return to laptops at home, I am sure you have many questions about what to expect this school year at Transitory University.

This email provides important information you will need to succeed in the ...

Victims in Sunday Morning's Shooting in New Brunswick Identified

September 14, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Authorities have identified the victims of Sunday morning’s shooting on Delafield Street.

Anthony Robinson 23, of New Brunswick, and Lionel Macauley, 28, of Franklin, have been identified as the two male victims who were taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and died from the injuries they sustained in the shooting, according to Middlesex County ...

Chilling Video Shows Four Gunmen Unleashing Hail of Bullets in New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A chilling video shows four men emerging from a car with guns drawn and unleashing a hail of bullets that left two dead and six injured early Sunday morning.

In the video provided to TAPinto New Brunswick, the shooters can be seen emerging from the four-door sedan with hoods pulled down in front of their faces. They open fire in the direction of 32 Delafield Street, ...

Obituaries

Patricia H. Jacot – Guillarmod 67, died on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at Robert Wood Johnson ...
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Make Like a Tree

If they didn’t wear masks in California before, they certainly do now. Smoke and ash obscure the dark orange skies as millions of acres burn out of control encroaching on homes and entire towns. It is the kind of apocalyptic event that makes me glad I live in New Jersey.

But even so far away, it makes me wonder. What would I do if a natural disaster threatened my home and I had 15 ...

Welcome Back

deanofstudents@tu.edu  -  Important Updates  -  Today 12:32 pm

Dear TU Student,

As some of you prepare for your return to campus and some of you prepare for your return to laptops at home, I am sure you have many questions about what to expect this school year at Transitory University.

This email provides important information you will need to succeed in the ...