Press Releases

August 14, 2018

Gladstone Tavern will “go to the dogs” on Sunday, August 26 at it welcomes patrons and their canine companions to enjoy a meal benefiting Home for Good Dog Rescue  Returning for its twelfth year, the annual “Dine with Your Dog” Event welcomes guests and their dogs to Gladstone Tavern’s outdoor ...

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Relax and unwind with friends while learning to paint with professional artist and educator Priscilla Flores, Friday, September 21, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Bedminster’s historic Jacobus Vanderveer House & Museum.  Participants will learn painting styles and techniques, while creating their ...

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On July 24, 2018, The Provident Bank Foundation presented a $15,000 “Commit to Care” Grant to Safe+Sound Somerset. This grant will help launch the pilot of SPEAK: Antidote to Violence, which will address many forms of abuse and violence with pre-teens and teens in Bound Brook, NJ. The goals of the ...

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Raritan Headwaters Association (RHA), a nonprofit dedicated to protecting land that safeguards clean water, has achieved national recognition for its work. Raritan Headwaters was just accredited by the national Land Trust Accreditation Commission, joining a network of over 400 accredited land ...

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Washington’s heated rhetoric and constant attempts to sabotage health care coverage is causing uncertainty these days for far too many families. It’s not right, so here in New Jersey we are fighting back and taking a stand for quality health care coverage. Under Governor Phil Murphy’s ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Freedom House, based in Clinton, is holding its fifth annual 5K run and 1-mile Fun Walk at Duke Island Park, in Bridgewater, May 19. Proceeds from the event will go to help ensure those seeking recovery from addiction are not turned away due to a lack of financial ...

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NESHANIC STATION, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission has scheduled the 2018 Callaway and Ping Demo Day on Sunday, April 8, 2018 from 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. at the Neshanic Valley Learning Center, 2301 South Branch Road in Neshanic Station, New Jersey.  In a sign that winter has ended and ...

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ROSELAND & SOMERSET, NJ – The Alzheimer’s New Jersey’s Education and Research Conference, New Directions in Research and Care, the premier interdisciplinary healthcare professional conference on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, will be held on Wednesday, April 18 at The Palace at ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Erik Peterson (R-Hunterdon) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Phil Murphy’s announcement directing the BPU to investigate state utility companies’ response to the two recent nor’easters that left hundreds of thousands without power: Erik ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Somerset County Surrogate Frank Bruno, Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano and former Raritan Anthony DeCicco will host Comedy Night with Uncle Floyd Vivano at the Somerville Elks Lodge, on Union Avenue, March 15 at 6:30 p.m., according to a release from the ...

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TEWKSBURY, NJ - The Woman's Club of Tewksbury Township will host Tami Bronstein on Tuesday, March 6, at the Oldwick Manor, behind the firehouse in Oldwick. Coffee will be served at 9 a.m. followed by the meeting and the program.  Bronstein is a qualified  Medical Herbalist through BSc at the ...

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Somerset County Young Democrats Call for The Adults to Take Action On Gun And School Safety Plan Somerset County "March for Our Lives" for March 24, 2018 For Immediate Release, February 22, 2018 Contact: SCDC Executive Director Nathan Rudy at somersetdemsed@gmail.com | (908) 552-1923, or ...

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NJ Audubon: Teacher-Naturalist Training NJA Scherman Hoffman Teacher-Naturalist Training Program Do you enjoy the outdoors? Would you like to be involved in environmental education? We are offering the opportunity to join Scherman Hoffman's environmental education team. As a Teacher-Naturalist, ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) today supported reforms to the Congressional Accountability Act that overhaul sexual harassment investigations and support services. Lance, a member of the House Ethics Committee, was the first New Jersey member of Congress to support the ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  TAPinto.net has been named Partner of the Year by NJ News Commons, a network of more than 230 news organizations across New Jersey.  The award goes to a journalist or news organization that showed overall excellence in their work for 2017.     Joe Amditis, Associate ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) will host a live telephone town hall from his desk in Washington, D.C. for constituents living in New Jersey's Seventh Congressional District on Monday, February 5 at 5:30pm. During the telephone town hall meeting, Lance will take questions ...

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The New Jersey Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Family Development today issued a call for entries for the 23rd Annual New Jersey Teen Media Contest, which reinforces the Department’s mission to celebrate and support families. The statewide contest is open to all New Jersey middle ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In January 2018, TAPinto.net set an all-time record for the most traffic in any single month since its inception 9 years ago.    From Jan. 1, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2018, TAPinto registered 913,468 readers and 2,328,707 pageviews, up from 799,995 readers and 1,934,413 pageviews ...

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This January, National Blood Donor Month, the American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors of all blood types to make an appointment to give now and help address a winter blood donation shortage. Severe winter weather has had a tremendous impact on blood donations already ...

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TEWKSBURY, NJ - Carolyn Thow, Board President of the Friends of Whittemore, will be the guest speaker at the Woman's Club of Tewksbury's first meeting of 2018.  Held at the Oldwick Manor, behind the Firehouse in Oldwick,  coffee will be served at 9 a.m. followed by the meeting and the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Award-winning physician-researcher Mohamad Cherry, MD, has joined Atlantic Hematology Oncology, part of Atlantic Health System’s Atlantic Medical Group at the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center. Dr. Cherry, who is board-certified in internal medicine, hematology and medical oncology, ...

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Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Visual and Performing Arts Department will present the annual RVCC Independent Study Students Exhibition, January 22-February 9, in the Art Gallery at the College’s Branchburg campus. An artists’ talk will be held Friday, January 26, from 5-6 p.m., in ...

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 A wheelchair accessible Nature Trail for Academy Learning Center (ALC) students has been completed courtesy of Greg Braun, a Monroe High School Junior.  Greg coordinated efforts of his Boy Scout Troop #3 members, ALC staff, and secured donations, to construct the project to demonstrate his ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Boy Scout Troop 154, of Pluckemin, will be picking up Christmas trees at homes throughout the area on four different dates in January to transport them for proper disposal. The troop will be picking up trees Jan. 6, Jan. 7, Jan. 13 and Jan. 14. A minimum donation of $5 for ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) released the following statement on the tax reform bill that passed in the U.S. House: “I voted against the tax bill today because it significantly reduces the ability of New Jerseyans to deduct state and local taxes, a provision that has ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity is launching a Habitat ReStore in the Somerset County area. Habitat is looking for unused retail space (about 10,000 to 15,000 square feet) in Somerset County that could support a local Habitat ReStore. Anyone who has a space that can be ...

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The Hickory Tree Chorus chapter of Sweet Adelines International invites women singers to register for its free “Sing A Cappella Series” of vocal workshops. Women will learn to sing chord-ringing, fun-filled, four-part a cappella music, Wednesdays, January 10, 17, and 24 at 7:15pm at The Shrine of ...

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One definition of philanthropy is the giving of time, talent, and treasure for a common good. Volunteering is an act familiar in the USGA culture, as a nonprofit organization in New Jersey whose mission is to give back to the future of the game of golf.  To leverage the spirit of national Make a ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Somerset County business and government leaders will gather at the Raritan Valley Country Club in Bridgewater, Thursday, November 16 for RideWise's annual New Jersey Smart Workplace employer recognition breakfast.  66 businesses and municipalities will be honored for making ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey was honored for its work in Patient Advocacy at the HealthCare Institute of New Jersey (HINJ) 2017 Life Sciences Celebration held on October 12, 2017 in Trenton, NJ. Komen North Jersey is one of six honorees to be recognized this year for demonstrating a sustained ...

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