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September 25, 2021

NEW JERSEY — The air is turning cooler, the days are getting shorter and pumpkin spice is everywhere. Now’s the time to get into the autumn spirit with these easy cool-weather cocktails you can make at home. Pumpkin Spice White Russian: Over ice, combine 2 oz. vodka, 1 oz. pumpkin spice liqueur, ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Aidan Brown scored three touchdowns as the Bernards football team administered a 52-14 drubbing on North Plainfield on Friday night. Brown caught touchdown passes from two different quarterbacks in the first half. Chris Dietrich connected with Brown in the first quarter, then ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur spoke with comedian John Poveromo about vaccinations and their role in stand-up comedy venues. Vaccine mandates have been making headlines recently in the stand-up comedy world, with Saturday Night Live alumni Jim Breuer making a statement ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The Bernards girls tennis team will head into this weekend's Skyland Conference Tournament with a 6-1 record. The Mountaineers were 5-0 winners over Phillipsburg on Tuesday, with Ashley Levine coming away with a perfect 6-0, 6-0 victory at first singles. Second singles ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ - The Bernards girls soccer team defeated Mount St. Mary, 1-0, for their first victory over the Mount since 2015. Sydney Incarnato scored the only goal in the second overtime after the teams had played two scoreless halves and then one scoreless overtime session. Katie Walsh had the ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ _ Returning after more than a year's interruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Atlantic Visiting Nurse home and hospice organization returns the giant fundraising rummage sale on Oct. 1 to 3 at the Far Hills Fairgrounds. There are two more days, Monday and Tuesday, to make tax ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — The Bernards High School Mountaineers went on the road Friday night and came away with a 42-7 victory over Gov. Livingston. After a year off due to COVID-19 crowd-size regulations, Friday Night Lights was back on at Governor Livingston, and the energy didn’t skip a beat.

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New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers. Thoughts of wine typically take your mind straight to Italy, France or Napa Valley. It’s understandable, but if you want to experience a mind-blowing date filled with beauty and flavor you should start thinking ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The Bernardsville Borough Council this week heard a preliminary plan unveiled by Recreation Director Bob Markowick for a long list of upgrades and improvements to parks, fields and open spaces throughout the borough. Markowick made his recommendations to the Borough Council ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots, the New York Yankees Double-A affiliate, are hosting an online fundraiser through MiLB Auctions to benefit those affected by Tropical Storm Ida in Central New Jersey.  The auction can be found HERE! and will run through 10:00 pm on Sunday, September ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ — The Bernards girls tennis team came away with a 5-0 victory over Immaculata on Wednesday. Ashley Levine won at first singles, 6-1, 6-0. Brianna Ho swept to a 6-0, 6-0 triumph at second singles. Olivia Rosenthal of Bernards (3-1) won her third singles matchup, 6-0, 6-2. First ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Several weeks after receiving the news that Bernardsville's application for designation as a Main Street Community by the state of New Jersey was approved, Executive Director Downtown Bernardsville Olivia Manning announced that some upcoming events had to be postponed due to ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The Bernards boys soccer team came alive after a scoreless first half, scoring all its goals after intermission for a 3-0 victory over Voorhees on Tuesday. JJ Zaun scored all three goals for the Mountaineers (2-0), who made the most of scant opportunities. Bernards attempted ...

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NEWARK, NJ---TAPintoTV spoke with Jared Taillefer, the Executive Director of Great Oaks Legacy Charter School, Rev David Jefferson of Metropolitan Baptist Church, and Destiny McFarlane, the Tutorial Manager of the Newark Unites Program, about the Newark Unites Tutoring Program which launches this ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ — The live theater drought ends Saturday, Sept. 18, when the curtain rises on the comedy-drama play Driving Miss Daisy at The Ann Sieminski Theater at Fellowship Village. For the stars of the production, Sheree Wilson and Clarence Gilyard, it will be the first time they’ve ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The Borough Council was set to introduce an ordinance at its Monday, Sept. 13 meeting to encourage and facilitate the use of electric vehicles in the municipality. The ordinance would authorize the use of Electric Vehicle Supply/Service Equipment (EVSE) and make-ready parking ...

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CHESTER, NJ — The residential fire that occurred in Chester on Sept. 7 is being investigated, Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, and Chester Police Department Chief Thomas Williver said in a joint ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ — Somerset County Commissioners Director Shanel Robinson, joined by her colleagues and other county officials, honored the memory of 39 county residents killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks during an observance on the grounds of the Historic Somerset County Courthouse ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Sydney Incarnato scored one goal and assisted on another to help Bernards record a 3-2 girls soccer victory over Gill-St. Bernard's on Friday. Bernards (1-0) won despite being outshot, 16-9, in the game. Bailey Olson and Andee Costabile each scored a goal for the ...

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NEW JERSEY — September is here, which means it’s apple picking season in the Garden State. If you’re visiting one of New Jersey’s many pick-your-own farms for apples this season, use these tips to come home with the very best fruit: First, get to know the varieties you’re picking. The color ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — Mayor Larry Jacobs called his township extolled the efforts of all the departments that responded to trapped, stranded and endangered residents during last week's massive flood rains from Tropical Storm Ida. "These men and women were working throughout the night," Jacobs said at ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — The Bernards field hockey team opened its season with a 2-0 victory over Franklin on Thursday. Lizzie Carlisle gave the Mountaineers a 1-0 lead with a goal in the second quarter. Bernards added to its edge in the fourth period, when freshman Kendall Schmerler connected on her ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – NJ Sharing Network’s 5K Celebration of Life Walk and USATF Certified Race will be held in-person on Sunday, September 12, at the organization’s headquarters at 691 Central Avenue in New Providence, NJ. The event, which is sponsored by Hackensack Meridian Health and Pfizer, will ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ — JJ Zaun scored three goals and had one assist to lead Bernards to a 5-0 boys soccer victory over Immaculata in its opening game on Wednesday. Fin Spitaleri and Adan Chapparo each scored one goal for the Mountaineers, and Charlie Giebel contributed one assist. Immaculata got off ...

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BEDMINSTER, NJ — The township will undergo upgrades to about 900 feet of aging water main beginning next week. Close to 2,800 feet of new water main will be installed in Bedminster by New Jersey American Water Company. The project also includes replacing two fire hydrants and 17 utility-owned ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ — Bernardsville Police Chaplain Pastor Dan Fenco and his family lost their house after a violent explosion on their street caused by a gas leak during last Wednesday's tragic flood rains. Last week, during the storm, the Fencos' next-door neighbor’s home on Mercer Streety in ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — JJ Saur of Bernardsville was the overall winner of the I Love Bernardsville 5K Race on Sunday. Saur, 38, ran the race in a time of 20:34, which was 25 seconds ahead of second-place finisher Leonard Huffman, 48, of Bernardsville. A trio of 13-year-old runners from ...

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NJ - While everyone takes for granted that the first Monday in Sept. is Labor Day, not many people know who to thank for this extra day off from work. And, to make matters worse, there are two men with similar names credited with proposing the holiday for workers— Peter McGuire, a carpenter and ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — The Bernards football team did not win a state championship on Sunday. It only seemed like the Mountaineers did. Anyone who has followed the recent history of Bernards' tightly contested, hard-hitting and occasionally chippy rivalry with Hillside will understand why the ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ — Delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic and rescheduled from Memorial Day to Labor Day, the 77th annual Tour of Somerville bicycle race has been canceled, according to an announcement from Mayor Dennis Sullivan. Other scheduled bike race events in Easton, Pa. and in Basking Ridge were ...

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