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Police Arrest Truck Driver in Fatal Hit-and-Run of Route 1 Pedestrian

October 14, 2021

An arrest has been made in the hit-and-run death of a woman crossing Route 1 early Monday morning, October 11.

Around 6:38 a.m. on October 11, members of the Lawrence Township Police Department responded to a call from a driver stating that he saw a person down in the roadway near the intersection of Route 1 north and Bakers Basin Road.  Upon arrival, officers ...

Police Blotter: A Quiet Week, Or So It Seems

It was quiet out there last week. The Princeton Police reported just four items of interest for the news media.

At around 1:30 in the morning of October 7, a Ewing resident was stopped on Nassau Street for speeding. The driver, Jacquelin Duffey, 27, was charged with driving while intoxicated.

On October 9 at around 3 a.m., Joseph Blidi, 43, of Hamilton was stopped for speeding and careless ...

Police Blotter: Mail 'Fishers' Take a Holiday

You know it’s a slow week on the police beat when there are more drunk driving arrests than there are residents complaining that they got scammed by some grifter. And on top of that there Is not a single report of a check being stolen from a postal collection box and forged to another payee.

This week there was just one report in the scammed-by-con artist category. A Russell Road ...

Composite Sketch Released in D & R Canal Towpath Assault

A woman was sexually assaulted by a man armed with a weapon while walking on the Delaware & Raritan Canal towpath on Tuesday afternoon, September 28. The canal path is a popular location for hikers and runners in Princeton and central New Jersey.

This assault occurred between 4:30 and 5 p.m. along the berm side of the canal in the Kingston/South Brunswick/Plainsboro area of the park. The ...

Woman Sexually Assaulted on D & R Canal Towpath

A woman was sexually assaulted by a man armed with a weapon while walking on the Delaware & Raritan Canal towpath on Tuesday afternoon, September 28. The canal path is a popular location for hikers and runners in Princeton and central New Jersey.

This assault occurred between 4:30 and 5 p.m. along the berm side of the canal in the Kingston/South Brunswick/Plainsboro area of the park. The ...

Police Blotter: Have You Checked Your Bank Balance Lately?

Have you ever had a dream where you went to open your online checking account and discovered that the account had been wiped out overnight? Never had that dream? Well, read about the Princeton Police report of September 17, involving an Allison Road resident who said that someone apparently obtained a checkbook associated with her bank account and then fraudulent cashed a forged check in the ...

Police Blotter: 'Fishing' for Mail Getting Tougher; Con Jobs Persist

Could some mailbox “fishermen” still be at large? Two more victims came forward to Princeton Police this week, reporting that checks they had deposited in U.S. Postal Service collection boxes had been altered and forged before ever reaching their destination.

A Nassau Street resident reported a loss of $7,950. A Moran Avenue resident told police she had mailed two checks that had ...

Police Blotter: Take My Car, Please

Remember the good old days, when you left a spare key under the floor mat of your car just in case you lost your own key? If you were clever, of course, you didn’t leave it under the mat. That would be the first place a car thief would look, after all. You might have hidden it in the glove compartment. Or, if you were clever by a half, you stuck it in a magnetic box, and then stashed the ...

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Email is Key to News Publishers Clawing Back Advertising Dollars from Social Media

Many news publishers are struggling to produce enough advertising dollars to be sustainable, with many now erecting paywalls or going the non-profit route to attempt to stay in business. However, publications would be wise to think about what advantages that they can bring to a potential advertiser that social media cannot offer. One such tool is email.

Any publisher who has stayed on top of ...

How a Change of Plan Led TAPinto's Newest Franchisee to Stay in Princeton

PRINCETON, NJ -- Richard Rein had a 4-month plan.  He was going to work with a Princeton University professor, who was teaching a class on expository writing.  After that, head north.

“My original plan was to move to New York City where the action was,” Rein said.

That was nearly 4 decades ago.  He never left.

Today, Rein is still in ...

How Content Marketing Can Benefit Your Business

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - You already have a fancy website your customers use.  It's a crucial aspect of building your business.  But alone, it likely won't be enough to get the job done.  Business owners need to invest in content marketing.

Think of it like this: the owner of a pizza restaurant writes a column on rolling pizza dough.  The brewmaster of a popular ...

Steps to Minimize Your Chances of Developing Breast Cancer

Breast cancer has affected millions of women worldwide, and chances are you or someone you know has been impacted by this disease.

Though there is no known way to prevent or cure breast cancer, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk, especially if you take action while you’re younger and healthier. Here is a list of things you can do and lifestyle changes that could reduce the ...

It’s Pumpkin Season! 5 Healthy Fall Recipes You’ll Love

Hello, pumpkin season!

Pumpkin is not only tasty, it’s also a superfood because it is high in Vitamins C and A, which help with eye health, boosting immunity, heart health, and more! Below is a list of five creative and tasty recipes that include this delicious and nutritional fall produce.

Pumpkin Muffin

Who doesn’t love a muffin on a crisp fall morning? These muffins are ...

How to Eat Mindfully (and Why It’s Important)

Everyone’s relationship with food is unique. Some people may love the act of cooking and eating a meal, some people may not know how to cook, and others may feel eating is just another item on their to-do list. Unfortunately, many of us tend to rush through our meals, often sitting in front of the TV or focusing on other things when eating, and that usually means we’re not really ...