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Hillsborough: Bad News for Eagle Fans - Camera Knocked Out for Season

May 8, 2020

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Technical difficulties with the Duke Farms Eagle cam will prevent millions of fans from watching the two Bald Eagle hatchlings continue to grow and spread their wings.

A notice was posted on the Duke Farms website explaining the problem:

"After several days of troubleshooting with various team members, we now have confirmation that there is a hardware issue within ...

Killer Hornet Nowhere to be Seen in New Jersey or Neighboring States

 

Dorsal view of a pinned Asian giant hornet, Vespa mandarinia. This species commonly reaches close to 2 inches in length. Photo: Quinlyn Baine, Washington State Department of Agriculture.

Although media reports have triggered panic over the Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia), there are no reports this pest is present anywhere else in North America besides the Pacific ...

Washington Rock State Park Closed over COVID-19 Concerns

GREEN BROOK, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission has closed Washington Rock State Park, after it re-opened briefly last weekend over concerns with social distancing and potential for spreading the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Perched on the edge of the Watchung Mountains, the facility is a popular destination and is known for its panoramic views of central New Jersey; on a clear day, the New ...

Murphy Pleased by Behavior of Weekend Visitors to State Parks

NEW YORK - Visitors to New Jersey' state and county parks were on their best behavior this weekend, according to Gov. Phil Murphy, who rescinded an executive order issued three weeks ago that had shut down the parks to inhibit the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) through social contact.

Murphy was interviewed Sunday morning by Chris Wallace on Fox News.

"Compliance was very ...

Hillsborough: Duke Farms Remains Closed to Visitors

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - New Jersey's state parks and county parks re-opened at sunrise Saturday, but privately-owned Duke Farms will remain closed to the public.

Gov. Phil Murphy last week rescinded an executive order issued three weeks ago shutting all state and country parks and golf courses in an effort to impede the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) through social contact.

With more ...

Somerset County Parks, Golf Courses Re-open May 2 - with Restrictions

SOMERSET COUNTY PARK COMMISSION

TO RE-OPEN PARKS AND GOLF COURSES

 

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – In accordance with Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Order No. 133, the Somerset County Park Commission has announced the re-opening of its general use parks, trails, and golf courses in Somerset County on Saturday, May 2, 2020 at sunrise. 

Restrictions included in the ...

The People Have Spoken: Murphy Re-Opens Parks, Golf Courses May 2

TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy went online late this morning and tweeted that he has decided to allow all state and county parks and golf courses to re-open on May 2.

Social distancing will continue to be mandated, according to his post.

On April 21, the Somerset County Park Commission announced the cancellation of all events, programs and activities at county locations through the end of ...

Bateman Urges Murphy to Re-Open State, County Parks

TRENTON, NJ - State Sen. Kip Bateman (R-16) has reiterated his call to re-open New Jersey parks and golf courses which have been closed to the public as part of Gov. Phil Murphy's strategy to minimize personal contact and minimize the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

“It’s no secret that times are tense across our nation and throughout the world,” said Bateman.

NJ Lawmakers Reflect on Progress as Earth Day Marks 50 Years

TRENTON, NJ – Wednesday, April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and 50 years of proactive efforts to preserve and protect the planet for future generations according to members of the. Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee.

Democrats Nancy Pinkin (D-Middlesex), James Kennedy (D-Middlesex, Somerset, Union), Yvonne Lopez (D-Middlesex) and John McKeon (D-Essex, Morris), ...

Celebrate Earth Day in Somerset County

SOMERVILLE, NJ - How are you celebrating Earth Day? Somerset County Freeholder Melonie Marano, recycling liaison, urges residents to register for a free informative webinar titled “New Jersey’s Changing Climate,” presented by Dr. David A. Robinson from Rutgers University to be live- streamed on April 22 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

The program is sponsored by the Somerset County ...

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May 30 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 4.017 Cases, 417 Deaths

May 30, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health reported Saturday that 4,017 residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus since the pandemic hit locally in March, with the death toll increasing by 6 overnight to 417.

Somerville has 135 cases and 6 deaths.

The US Centers for Disease Control this morning reported 102,323 COVID-19 deaths in the United States, with a total of ...

Congratulate Your Graduate with Milestones on TAPinto

May 20, 2020

Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors.  TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and affordable way to honor your graduate.  You can submit a note of congratulations, highlight achievements and submit photos.  Your Milestone post will be posted on the TAPinto site of your choosing and stay there forever.  ...