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ELECTION ROUNDUP: Learn Local Election Results Throughout New Jersey

June 9, 2021

Amid statewide primary election contests, New Jersey also hosted dozens of local races Tuesday. Here is a roundup of various New Jersey local election results as reported by TAPinto franchises across the state:

Cranford Election: Kate Rappa Defeats Incumbent Tom Hannen, Jr. in Democrat Primary

Newcomer defeats an incumbent in this township committee primary election, advancing to face a GOP ...

Zwicker and Pappas will Face off in General Election for LD 16 State Senate Seat

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Middlesex County voters have re-nominated Phil Murphy for the Democratic ticket for Governor in an uncontested primary. In the general election, he will face off against Republican nominee Jack Ciattarelli, a former member of the state’s general assembly. Ciattarelli received over 45% of the Republican votes in Middlesex County, according to early ...

Sam Joshi scores overwhelming victory in Democratic Mayoral primary

Edison:  Sam Joshi easily won the Edison Democratic primary today defeating Mahesh Bhagia by a 2-1 margin.  With most of the votes counted including Vote By Mail, Joshi had 5,868 votes to Bhagia's 3,145.  Joshi's Council running mates Harris, Poyner and Patel also cruised to victory.

"I am so very humbled and grateful for the confident that the Democratic ...

County Commissioners, East Brunswick Town Council: Initial Primary Results

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The race has begun!  Tonight, the Primary Election results for the 2021 November race became known following a slew of mail-in votes, sweltering heat, and scary thunderstorms here in East Brunswick.

On the line were Commissioner candidates (vote for two) and Democratic incumbents Ronald J. Rios, who has served as Director for several years.  He was ...

East Brunswick: Who is on Your Primary Ballot?

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - New Jersey will hold a primary election on Tuesday, June 8, 2021.  Most of us have already received our mail-in ballots, showing opportunities to vote for candidates in positions ranging from New Jersey Governor to members of the state committees of the Democratic or Republican parties.

Who are the people on the ballot this spring, and how does what they do affect you ...

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TAPinto's 2021 General Election Policies

June 10, 2021

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The main goal of any advertising campaign is to engage with customers as effectively and often as possible. You want them to see your business and remember the name while creating a positive relationship with them.  Creating an engagement marketing strategy is how your business can stay at the forefront of your audience’s mind and generate business from them ...

Restaurants Offer Entertainment, Outdoor Spaces to Bring Back Diners

June 14, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Indoor dining is back at full capacity in restaurants around the Garden State. But while some diners have been eager to get back inside, many have gotten out of the habit, and some still eye gathering maskless indoors with trepidation.

To woo diners back, some restaurants are turning to enhanced outdoor spaces, live entertainment and good old-fashioned fun.

Khris Raina, ...

New Brunswick Sees Jump In Number Of Residents Who Are Vaccinated, State Says

June 10, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy’s COVID-19 updates over the past several weeks have brought news that the city was at or near the bottom when it comes to percentage of residents who have been vaccinated.

Wednesday, however, the state’s statistics revealed that New Brunswick has seen a jump in the number of residents who have been vaccinated.

According to chart showing ...

Black Bear Spotted Wandering Near Rutgers Gardens In New Brunswick

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ —  A black bear was spotted wandering the wilds of New Brunswick on Tuesday. The New Brunswick Police Department issued an alert on Tuesday after the bear was spotted near Rutgers Gardens and Ryders Lane.

The police are offering this advice if you spot a bear: Use caution and do not approach.

Although the sight of black bears - the largest land mammal in ...

Male Teen Suffers Non-Life-Threatening Gunshot Injury At Heldrich Hotel

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – A 17-year-old male ended up with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his ground and leg in a room at the Heldrich Hotel, police said. The victim was treated at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, according to a release from the New Brunswick Police Department. A source has told TAPinto New Brunswick that based on the injuries, it appears the victim accidently ...

Somerville Flag Day Festival Collecting Donations For US Troops

June 14, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Today is recognized as Flag Day in the United States, but the borough will wait until Friday, June 18 for its official celebration on the green surrounding the Historic Somerset County Courthouse.

Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress:

"Resolved, That the flag of the ...

Columbia High School Student Dies In Shooting at Underhill Field, South Orange-Maplewood School District Says

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A Columbia High School student has died following a shooting on Sunday night at Underhill Field, the South Orange-Maplewood School District has announced. Another student was wounded, according to an email sent to the district by Superintendent Dr. Ronald Taylor.

Names of the students involved have not been released.

“This inconceivable calamity is undoubtedly a ...

NJ State Police Seek Public Assistance Locating Missing 11-year-old Boy

FT. LEE, NJ - New Jersey State Police are asking for the public’s assistance with locating a missing 11-year-old boy.

The New Jersey State Police Missing Persons Unit and Fort Lee Police Department are seeking the public's assistance with locating Aiden Kim, 11, of Fort Lee, N.J.

Aiden was last seen leaving his residence in the area of First Street at approximately 9:30 p.m.

Sign Up for Summer Reading 2021 at SBPL beginning June 21

June 15, 2021

Sumer Reading fun begins 0n Monday for all ages at the South Brunswick Public Library! Registration for the 2021 Tails & Tales program starts on June 21 and ends on Aug. 15. Yes, there will be prizes!

Registration for the animal-themed summer program will be on the Readsquared app; there will be a variety of virtual and in-person events throughout the season. Read whatever you want! Visit ...

Reps. Watson Coleman and Bush Introduce Federal Bill to Decriminalize Drug Possession, Replace with Health-Centered Approach

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, ahead of Thursday’s 50th Anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s declaration of the “war on drugs,” Representatives Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) and Cori Bush (MO-1) introduced the Drug Policy Reform Act (DPRA), a bill to end criminal penalties for drug possession at the federal level and to shift regulatory authority from the Justice ...

NJ Human Services Announces $15 Million In Grants For Summer Youth Camps

Funds Can Help Providers Meet COVID Health & Safety Requirements & Provide Financial Assistance to Families

 

(TRENTON) – Human Services Acting Commissioner Sarah Adelman today announced $15 million in grants will be available for summer youth camps to help them meet health and safety protocols and provide financial assistance to eligible families.

“As ...