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Patriots Host Online Auction To Raise Money For Ida Flood Relief

September 17, 2021

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 26th.

Net proceeds from the auction will benefit the Somerset ...

NJ Sharing Network’s 5K Celebration of Life Set for September 12 In-Person at New Providence Headquarters

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 bring together walkers, runners and volunteers to honor those who gave ...

GoFund Me Page Set Up for Bernardsville Police Chaplain After Home Destroyed in Explosion

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 Somerville exploded.  The Fenco family of five escaped through floodwaters, ...

'Go Gold' for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month; The Brooke Healey Foundation Making a Difference

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. "Childhood Cancer is the number one disease killer in children, yet is consistently underfunded," said Steve Healey, co-founder of The Brooke Healey Foundation. Less than four percent of the federal budget for cancer research is dedicated to pediatric cancer. "Awareness leads to action and will ...

PLAN/NJ Friends and Guests Celebrate Family Night at TD Bank Ballpark

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - More than 500 family members, partners and friends attended Family Night Out at TD Bank Ballpark Aug. 26 hosted by the Planned Lifetime Assistance Network of New Jersey, Inc. 

PLAN|NJ hosted the event after a year of isolation and challenge due to the pandemic. Somerville Mayor Dennis Sullivan and RanD Pitts, Somerville councilman, were on the field showing ...

Register for 24th Annual BH5K: 'Run for Keith' Sept. 19

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights 24th annual 5K Charity Road Race and Fitness Walk is returning on Sunday, September 19 after being canceled last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for "easy registration."

The Berkeley Heights Charity Road Race and Fitness Walk was established in 1996 to help lend support to non-profit organizations.

Little Free Library Installed at Pluckemin's Knox Avenue Park

BEDMINSTER, NJ — Bedminster resident Katie Dispenziere recently donated the Bedminster Little Free Library, which has been installed at Knox Avenue Park behind the Pluckemin neighborhood.  

The objective of the Little Library is to increase availability to books for residents young and old.  

“Books have the power to change the world.  By reading books about ...

GoFundMe Campaigns Set Up in Memory of 4-Year-Old Drowning Victim at Sunset Lake

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Two GoFundMe campaigns have been set up in memory of 4-year-old Kyle Meyers, who drowned in a tragic accident at Sunset Lake Friday.

The first campaign, according to Kyle’s uncle Bill Meyers, was set up by neighbors of the family in the Sunset Lake area of Bridgewater.

As of Tuesday afternoon, it had raised $27,000 of a $30,000 goal. The goal had been raised a number ...

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Fellowship Foundation Hosts Gala “La Dolce Vita” at Stonehouse at Stirling Ridge

September 10, 2021

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Grab a partner and bring your dancing shoes to spend an evening “in Italy” celebrating the sweet life!  This year’s Fellowship Foundation gala event will benefit Fellowship Senior Living, a leading provider of senior living communities and services in New Jersey.  

The 2021 Gala “La Dolce Vita” will take place on ...

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How to Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs

What are Spotted Lanternflies?

Spotted Lanternflies were first spotted in the United States in 2014 in Pennsylvania. Since 2014, they have spread to more than seven states, including New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. Spotted Lanternflies are an invasive species having the potential to cause devastating damage to vegetation and agricultural businesses.

Community Organizations Launch Free Tutoring for Newark NJ Students This Week

September 13, 2021

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 week.

The Newark Unites Tutoring Center provides free, high dosage tutoring and academic support ...

Performance Tips for ACT Test Day

You can practice infinitely but, if you don’t optimally execute when it counts, then you will not be able to show the full fruits of your labor. Small benefits can add up to significant advantages, so here are some tactics you can use to help you perform your best on test day:

Basics

These are fairly obvious, but I would be remiss if I ignored them:

Get a good night’s ...

Fellowship Village Resident Recalls Experience at Tower 2 at WTC on Sept. 11

Editor's Note: The following is the recollection of the terrorist attack of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Mr. Ortega is a resident at Fellowship Village senior living in Basking Ridge.

Yes, thankfully I am ok. My legs are sore from walking down 92 floors, but I got home about 8 p.m., without a scratch. Life or death depended on where one sat or stood in the building.

My ...

Fellowship Foundation Hosts Gala “La Dolce Vita”

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Grab a partner and bring your dancing shoes to spend an evening “in Italy” celebrating the sweet life!  This year’s Fellowship Foundation gala event will benefit Fellowship Senior Living, a leading provider of senior living communities and services in New Jersey.  

The 2021 Gala “La Dolce Vita” will take place on ...

Somerset County Honors Those Who Perished in 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

September 12, 2021

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 Saturday morning.

One-by-one, the names of the 39 victims were read aloud by the ...

Fellowship Foundation Hosts Gala “La Dolce Vita” at Stonehouse at Stirling Ridge

September 10, 2021

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Grab a partner and bring your dancing shoes to spend an evening “in Italy” celebrating the sweet life!  This year’s Fellowship Foundation gala event will benefit Fellowship Senior Living, a leading provider of senior living communities and services in New Jersey.  

The 2021 Gala “La Dolce Vita” will take place on ...

Vote for Jacobs and Mareski in Bedminster Township

September 13, 2021

When you cast your vote for Bedminster Township Committee, ask yourself how much “sweat equity” has each candidate put into the betterment of Bedminster?  For me, the answer is easy.  Larry Jacobs and Renee Mareski, who have devoted countless hours over many years to serving the residents of Bedminster, can count on my vote to re-elect them in November!

As long-time ...