The Family of Holmdel Student Jack Bailey Clarence Dowd Share Personal Letter to All Who Mourn With Them

September 20, 2017

HOLMDEL, N.J. - The family of Jack Bailey Clarence Dowd requested that TAPinto Holmdel and Colts Neck share the following letter from the family. It is reprinted here in its entirety at their request to this publication and they ask that you share it with all who are mourning with them:


"We wanted to reach out to all those grieving with us and sending their love and prayers. I ...

Somerville: Tribute to Det. Matthew Tarentino Precedes Immaculata-Summit Football Game

SOMERVILLE, NJ - In the Friday Night Lights home game opener for Immaculata, the Spartans suffered a heartbreaking loss to the Summit Hilltoppers by the score of 14-13.

The Spartans had a chance to go ahead at the beginning of the fourth quarter, but fumbled the ball at the Hilltoppers’ three-yard line.

The game was preceded by a tribute and ceremonies for Summit Police Detective and ...

Girls Tennis: Dayton Beats Plainfield 3-2

PLAINFIELD, NJ – Jonathan Dayton girls tennis team won their third match in a row, beating Plainfield High School 3-2 and pushing their record for the season to 3-1. 

Senior Fabiana Suarez, Dayton’s court one, lost her first match of the season to Plainfield’s junior Anastasia Ellington 1-6, 1-6.  On court two, Dayton’s senior Melanie Schickler won her fourth ...

Boys Soccer: Plainfield Loses to Scotch Plains-Fanwood

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Cardinals boys soccer team was upset by the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raiders on Opening Day at Hub Stine on Thursday.

Courtesy of a Brogan Quigley goal in the 25th minute, Scotch Plains-Fanwood bounced back from an Opening Day defeat, claiming its first victory of the season.

With 15 minutes left in the first half, senior Anthony Miguelino of Scotch Plains ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: September 4-10

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Here's a look at what's on TAP this week in and around the city to learn more about Plainfield, NJ news and events.


It's Labor Day - The Plainfield Public Library will be closed. 
The Metropolitan SDA Church, at 1003 West 4th Street, is holding a Back-to-School Fun Day, starting at 4:00 pm.  Food, fun and school supplies/book bag give ...

10U Little League Troopers From Elizabeth Become Mid-Atlantic Baseball Champs

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elmora Youth Little League Troopers made team history Friday when they became Mid-Atlantic Regional champions, but fell short in gaining the top tournament title.

MORE: State Little League Champs in Elizabeth Need Help Getting to Regionals

The team’s wins come after an outpouring of financial and moral support which helped get them to the 9-10 Little League ...

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