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Former TAP Reporter Receives Top SBU Communications Award

October 15, 2017

NEW YORK – Former TAPinto Greater Olean reporter Lian Bunny received St. Bonaventure University’s most prestigious communications award Tuesday in New York City at the 57th annual Mark Hellinger Awards.

Bunny, a 2017 summa cum laude honors graduate in journalism and mass communication, received the 2017 Hellinger Award at the luncheon, and Andrew Bevevino, who graduated summa ...

Cumberland County Mare is Third Case of EEE in N.J.; stallion diagnosed with WNV

TRENTON, N.J. — A 15-year-old Cumberland County mare the became ill on Sept. 30, is the third reported case in 2017 of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a serious, mosquito-borne illness in horses, according to a statement by the New Jersey Department of Agriculture.

Also, a 10-year-old Salem County stallion, which became ill on Sept. 29, is the second case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in ...

Mega Millions Lottery Drawing rolls to $43 million for Friday the 13th Drawing

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Lottery executive director Carole Hedinger that the Mega Millions jackpot for Friday October 13 will roll to $43 million. There were no winners of the Mega Millions jackpot on Tuesday October 10, 15 players did match four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. 

One of those 15 players purchased a ticket with the Megaplier ...

TAPinto East Hanover Florham Park Mourns the Loss of Ricky Godoy

MORRISTOWN, N.J.- The TAPinto East Hanover Florham Park team express deepest sympathies to the family of Ricky Godoy, who passed away on September 21, 2017. His creative vision and kind heart will be missed greatly.

As CEO of Yodog Media, he was an integral part of our franchise team. His passion and deep faith touched many lives, his selfless giving was open to all. He was more than ...

Rutgers student activists push for campus-wide wage hike to $15 an hour

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers student activists are pushing for a campus-wide minimum wage hike to $15 an hour for university employees, up from the current state hourly earnings of $8.44 an hour.

At the Oct. 5 Rutgers Board of Governors meeting, students from the Rutgers chapter of United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) took to the podium to make their case for a wage hike. The campaign has ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Marching Band Places 3rd in Bands of America Competition

NEWARK, DE -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Marching Band finished third in Class 2A at the Bands of America Mid-Atlantic Regional competition held at University of Delaware Stadium in Newark, DE, on Saturday, Oct. 7.

 

The Bands of America (BOA) marching band championships are the premier events for marching band in the nation. BOA’s marching band shows offer ...

New Brunswick breaks ground for $172 million performing arts center

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The City of New Brunswick and the New Brunswick Development Corporation (DEVCO) broke ground on Oct. 4 for a 22-story, $172 million project in the center of the downtown performing arts district.

Known as the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC), the impressive 450,000-square-foot project will house the Crossroads Theater and George Street Playhouse, the American ...

Franklin Township: Missing 17-year-old Girl (LOCATED)

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - According to Franklin Township's Police Department Facebook page Briana Rice has been found.

The message reads as follows:

We wanted to say “Thank You” for all of your assistance. Briana Rice has been located safe and sound!

Original article:

The Franklin Township Police Department is seeking the publics help in locating Briana Rice, ...

Police Plan Major Crackdown on Underage Drinking at Far Hills Race Meeting

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, in partnership with New Jersey State Police, race event organizers, New Jersey Transit, and the Borough of Far Hills, plans a major crackdown on underage drinking at the Far Hills Race Meeting Saturday, Oct. 21.

"The Far Hills Race Meeting is one of the oldest traditions that takes place each fall here in Somerset ...

To Summit, with Love: Police Department, City Thank Community Through 'Making a Difference Day'

SUMMIT, NJ - The sky overhead was as blue as the uniform that the late Detective Matthew Tarentino wore with pride, honor and distinction. Yes, Mother Nature did her part, providing a pristine canvas on which the City of Summit and its Police Department crafted a 'thank you card' to the Hilltop City's residents via an event that reflected all that Tarentino embodied and espoused ...

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