Weekend Suggestions from TAPinto Travels

July 27, 2017

Summer is flying by as we enter the final weekend of July. Don’t miss the opportunity to spend quality time with your entire family before work and school obligations pop back on the schedule. If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, you can attend any of these free or low-cost events around the North Jersey area.

Christmas in July

South Plainfield is hosting ...

Downed Tree Closes Washington Avenue

GREEN BROOK, NJ - Washington Avenue is closed due to a tree down across all lanes on Wednesday night, police advised.

The road is closed north of Route 22. South of Route 22 remains open.


Move Over Mary Lee: Great White Shark 'Hilton' Swims 60 Miles East of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - The bookmakers may lay down odds that Great White Shark 'Hilton' won't get too close to the shore but you may want to do your own research and education about Great White Sharks before you dip your toe in the water. You will soon realize that the water is just fine because research and education is what Hilton is really all about. Any STEM ...

Update: Lost Dog Reunited in Warren

WARREN, NJ - UPDATE: Warren Police say, "Our furry buddy from last night has been released from jail. He has been returned to his family and our prosecutor has agreed to drop all charges against him. Turns out it was a case of mistaken identity. Crime scene detectives worked hard throughout the day and determined his "paw prints" did not much those from the scene. Again, thank ...

Warren Resident Reports Car Theft

WARREN, NJ — A  car theft was reported Wednesday morning, Warren police say.

A Stratford Court resident reported that their vehicle was stolen at some time Tuesday night. The vehicle is a 2016 Mazda CX6, police said.

Anyone with information should contact the Warren police at 908-753-1000.

Photos Surface from the Air Intercept Heard Over Warren During Trump's Visit

SOMERSET HILLS NJ - Somerset Hills residents have become accustomed to weekend visits from President Trump.   However, this past weekend there was a twist.   That twist came in the form of the roar of a fighter jet intercepting an errant private aircraft.

President Trump attended the LPGA United States Womens Open at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster.  Accordingly, the ...

Man Struck and Killed by Train on Morris and Essex Line

SUMMIT, NJ - A Summit man was struck and killed by a New Jersey Transit train at approximately 6:30 a.m. Monday on the tracks adjacent to Stanley Avenue between Summit and Chatham, according to NJ Transit.

Michael Kane, age 46, was hit by NJ Transit train No. 6610, which left Dover at 5:55 a,m. and was due to arrive in Hoboken at 7:10 a.m.

None of the 150 passengers on board nor ...

Crash Ties Up Traffic Monday Morning

LONG HILL, NJ - An accident with an overturned motor vehicle is causing delays on Monday morning.

The car overturned at Mountain Avenue and Morristown Road.



Bridge Repairs Close Springfield Avenue for Two Months, Plan Alternate Route

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Springfield Avenue will be closed between Snyder Avenue and Kuntz Avenue in Berkeley Heights for approximately two months starting Monday, July 17, 2017 for reconstruction of the culvert beneath the roadway. 

The road will be closed 24/7 for the entire length of the project in the area of work. A clearly marked detour route will be marked ...

Sydney McLaughlin: Athlete of the Year, ESPYS, and Sports Illustrated

LOS ANGELES, CA -- The biggest names in high school and professional sports convened in Los Angeles on July 12 as Gatorade honored the top young male and female athletes at the 15th annual Gatorade High School Athlete of the Year awards.


Union Catholic's Sydney McLaughlin received the 2017 Gatorade Female Athlete of the Year honor for the second consecutive year. A ...

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