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Somerville: Blue Mass Celebration at Immaculate Conception School Honors Police

April 21, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Immaculate Conception School hosted a “Blue Mass” Friday morning at Immaculate Conception R.C. Church to honor the men and women of law enforcement.

The mass was attended by all students and staff in the K-8th grade school, with more than 100 members of law enforcement, including Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

The annual mass was also ...

Job Seekers Flock to Job Fair Hosted by Assemblyman Joe Danielsen

SOMERSET, NJ - Hundreds of job seekers came out to meet more than 80 employers for Assemblyman Joe Danielsen's (D-17 Middlesex/Somerset) 4th Annual Job Fair at the Imperia Wednesday afternoon. 

There were two parts to the fair, in the early afternoon hours job seekers had the opportunity to attend workshops geared towards enhancing their job search techniques/interviewing ...

Plainfield's Assemblyman Jerry Green Is Dead at Age 79

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-22) has died at age 79, according to an email to TAPinto Plainfield from Councilwoman-at-Large Rebecca Williams. (Williams also shared the information on her Facebook page.)

On Jan. 24, Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-22) resigned as Chairman of the Union County Democratic Committee "to focus his energy on recovering from an ...

Plainfield Tax Preparers Charged with Tax Fraud

NEWARK – Two Plainfield tax preparers were arrested on Friday on charges of filing scores of fraudulent tax returns, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

Samuel Davis Jr., 52, and Kyna Felder-Ruiz, 35, both of Plainfield, were indicted by a federal grand jury on April 11, 2018.

Davis is charged with conspiring to aid and abet the filing of more than 70 false tax returns, seven ...

State of Taxation: New Jersey Ranks No. 3 in Property Taxes and 9th Highest Overall in New Study

NEW JERSEY -- On April 17, Uncle Sam will once again take his cut of the past year’s earnings. Many New Jersey taxpayers are already wondering how that will affect their finances. However, since the tax code is so complicated and has rules based on individual household characteristics, it’s hard for the average person to tell. With a new tax code recently signed into law, ...

Plainfield Public Schools' Interim Superintendent Statement Regarding Arrest of Teacher

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield Public Schools' Interim Superintendent Ronald E. Bolandi issued a statement on Thursday about Joshua Green, a PAAAS teacher who was arrested this week, stemming from a 2015 incident with a student at Mahwah High School where Green had worked.

According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes, Green was charged with two counts of Second Degree Sexual ...

New Jersey Audubon to Celebrate 35 Years of the "World Series of Birding"

Anyone involved in the “World Series of Birding” agrees: It sure is an exhilarating way to spend 24 hours.

Just imagine, at the stroke of midnight, joining your friends in a New Jersey marsh, or field, or beach, or wherever, to begin an all-night, all-day journey to see or hear as many bird species as possible within the 8,732 square miles of New Jersey.

This treasure hunt ...

Somerset Man Arrested for Route 27 Wawa Theft

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Somerset man was arrested and charged with robbery, possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon unlawful purpose, and theft, according to a social media post from the Franklin Township Police Department. 

Police say Monday morning at approximately 1:15 am, police were called to the Wawa Store at Route 27 and Cozzens Lane for a reported armed ...

Westfield Lord & Taylor Customers May be Affected by Data Breach

WESTFIELD, NJ — There has been a data security issue involving customer payment card data at certain Lord & Taylor stores in North America, parent company Hudson’s Bay Company announced Sunday.

A spokesperson for HBC told TAPinto Westfield that they cannot say yet if customers at the Westfield location were affected, as the data breach is still under investigation. Certain ...

"Eggs-actly" What They Need: Easter Bunny Delivers Socks for US Troops Overseas

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Easter Bunny emptied the jelly beans, chocolate and decorated eggs from his basket yesterday and replaced the traditional contents with pairs of socks destined for US military personnel overseas.

The Easter Bunny – aka Felix Ciattarelli – traveled from Raritan to Somerville Friday afternoon down Main Street, carrots in one hand, holding on to the cab of a ...

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