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Former Somerset Patriot Hoy Park Called Up To NY Yankees

July 18, 2021

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Infielder Hoy Park, who began his 2021 season with the Somerset Patriots, has signed a Major League contract with the New York Yankees and has been selected to their 26-man roster, the team announced Friday afternoon.

Park becomes the second Patriot this season to make it to the Major Leagues after playing in Somerset. Estevan ...

Somerset Hills 10U Baseball Team Reaches District Finals

MORRISTOWN, NJ — The Somerset Hills Little League 10U baseball team headed to the district finals after its most recent victories.

The team defeated Morristown American, 6-5, in the semifinals Monday night to gain a berth in the championship game Tuesday evening against Randolph at Ginty Field in Morristown.

In the final, Randolph prevailed in a hard-fought, extra-inning game against ...

Bernards Township Resident Wins Junior Wimbledon Tennis Championship

LONDON, NJ — Samir Banerjee, a Basking Ridge, N.J. native and a student at Ridge High School, won the Wimbledon 2021 boys’ singles title on Sunday.

Banerjee, 17, defeated Victor Lilov 7-5, 6-3, at the All-England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London. It was Banerjee’s second junior Grand Slam appearance. He had lost in the opening round of the French Open last ...

Bernards H.S. Softball Players Cited by Skyland Conference

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Two members of the Bernards High School softball team have been selected to the Skyland Conference's All-Valley Division first team, as selected by the league's coaches.

Junior outfielder Ashley Levine and freshman shortstop Gina Mahlik both received first-team recognition in the Valley Division.

Four more Bernards softball players were cited on the Valley ...

Bernards Baseball Players Selected for All-Division Honors

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Two members of the Bernards baseball team were named to the Skyland Conference's All-Valley Division first team, as selected by the league's coaches.

Andrew Holmes and Mikey Gallaway each were selected to the first team from Bernards. Holmes, a senior, batted .576 with eight doubles, one triple, two home runs and 27 runs batted in. Gallaway, a sophomore, had a ...

Woman Hits Hole In One to Take Home Car at Inaugural Fellowship Foundation Charity Golf Outing

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Jaclyn Kulich, of Warren, hit the "Hole in One" shot during Fellowship Senior Living's Inaugural Charity Golf Outing earlier this month at Somerset Hills Country Club in Bernardsville. By hitting the shot, Kulich received a Chevrolet Trailblazer from McGuire Chevrolet of Newton, NJ.

This golf outing has been 10 years in the making according to Brian Lawrence, ...

Leather Necks Defeat Devil Dogs in Annual Basilone Bowl; 5 Bernards Players See Action

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The annual Basilone Bowl returned Wednesday, with football players from Somerset and Hunterdon counties competing in a game honoring war hero John Basilone – and the Leather Necks took home the win, defeating the Devil Dogs, 26–14.

The game is played in honor of late Marine John Basilone. Senior football players from schools in the two counties are ...

Bernards Football Kicker Steven Lopez Signs Letter of Intent with U. of New Haven

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Steven Lopez, a kicker on the Bernards football team since his freshman year, this week signed a letter of intent to attend the University of New Haven, where he will continue his gridiron career.

Lopez had a record-setting career as a special teams standout for the Mountaineers. In the 2020 season, he landed 18 of 56 kickoffs in the end zone for ...

Bernards Softball Player Sierra Emery Signs LOI

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ — Sierra Emery, an outfielder who just completed her senior season for the Bernards High School softball team, this week signed a letter of intent to attend Messiah University, where she will continue her athletic career.

Emery batted well over .300 for the Mountaineers this season, a year in which she was the only 12th-grader on the Bernards varsity roster.

 

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What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

New Jersey Dentist Provides Painless Non-Invasive Laser Treatment for Sleep Apnea

July 26, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Dr. Joseph DalBon of the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry spoke with TAPintoTV to discuss a new painless laser oral treatment created to alleviate sleep apnea.

“Sleep apnea is a condition where the patient is waking up during the night and unable to breathe that can cause a number of serious health issues,” he said. Some of these health issues ...

What Are The Three Types of Electric Vehicles? Hybrid, PHEV and BEV

WAYNE, NJ -- General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, Peter Spina, Jr., spoke with TAPintoTV about the three kinds of electric vehicles in the automotive marketplace; Hybrid, PHEV, and BEV. 

Hybrid vehicles have gas and electric engines but no plug-in charging functionality. “The system charges itself through regenerative braking,” Spina explained. “It harnesses the kinetic ...

TAPinto Denville Franchisee Joins Senior Team of African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ

DENVILLE, NJ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) announced the addition of Ferlanda Fox Nixon, Esq. -- franchisee, publisher, and editor of TAPinto Denville -- as chief of policy and government affairs. 

AACCNJ is a proactive advocacy group that provides a platform for New Jersey’s African-American business leaders to speak with a ...

Lifelong Journalist Finds Way To Keep News Passion Alive By Launching TAPinto Chatham

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - To reporters, news is more than a job, it’s a passion. For Ed Barmakian, news is his whole life. And when he saw his passion was in danger, he found a way to evolve to meet the times rather than lose what he loves. 

Barmakian launched TAPinto Chatham in July of 2013. He had recently retired from the Star Ledger after 33 as a sports journalist and editor. His ...

Summer Ad Trends That Help Your Business Beat The Heat And The Competition

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Summer is back and so are customers! With the worst of COVID-19 hopefully behind us, people are more excited than ever to get outside and enjoy the warm weather. For your business, this could be a huge opportunity to draw in new customers and gain additional revenue you may have lost during last year’s lockdown. 

With consumers looking to shop locally now more ...

Shapiro: The Foxes are Winning: Partisan Local News Sites are Getting the Upperhand

Back in October, I wrote about the launch of partisan local news sites and how they were filling the void in local news in towns across the country. Since then, the amount of such sites has grown from a few hundred to more than 1,000. While some high-quality objective local news sites have launched since then, they are being dwarfed in size and scale by the partisan sites.

One ...

Hope Surges in Treatment of Advanced Melanoma

A decade ago, a diagnosis of metastatic melanoma was often tantamount to a death sentence: the five-year survival rate was below 5%. Advances in treatment have vastly altered that narrative. As director of Atlantic Health System’s Atlantic Melanoma Center, I have witnessed the long-term survival rate improve tenfold, and effective treatments continue to be developed.

The Atlantic ...

What Somerset County Towns Have Banned Cannabis?

July 24, 2021

As the Aug. 21 deadline to decide on legal marijuana gets closer, towns in Somerset County are banning or allowing — mostly banning — cannabis businesses, with some enacting penalties as high as $200 for smoking weed in public.

The laws passed by the state legislature this year gave municipalities in New Jersey six months to pass ordinances banning the nascent industry. Some, like ...

Daniel Anderl - Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk Raises $100K+ for Scholarships

July 18, 2021

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The original goals of the Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk on Saturday, July 17, in honor of Daniel Anderl were 500 participants and $100,000 for scholarships at St. Joseph High School. However, organizers announced that the event had more than double the number of participants, who included Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy and Daniel's parents, Mark Anderl and ...

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center Ranked #1 in NJ by U.S. News & World Report

July 27, 2021

 MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System announced on Tuesday that Morristown Medical Center was ranked the number one hospital in New Jersey for the fourth year in a row by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-2022 Best Hospital rankings. The medical center is one of the top acute care hospitals in New Jersey to be nationally ranked, and ...

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