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74 Area Girl Scouts Reach for the Gold with Community Service Projects

July 3, 2020

CHERRY HILL, NJ --  The Girl Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey announced on Thursday that organization leaders will hand-deliver Girl Scout’s highest honor, the Gold Award, to 74 remarkable young women on July 10 as opposed to the traditional annual ceremony  These teens channeled their leadership, passion, work ethic, and creativity toward discovering innovative ...


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TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Kathy Cryan of TAPinto Union

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of July 2020 is Kathy Cryan, who owns and operates TAPinto Union.  With a background in business, Cryan has amassed a very large readership, routinely breaking 150,000 pageviews per month with more than 3,500 residents subscribed to the free daily newsletter and almost 5,000 followers on Facebook, while building a profitable online ...

7 Ways to Enjoy Fresh Mint This Summer

July 3, 2020

Anyone who has ever planted mint knows it can grow like a weed.

If you’ve got oodles of the herb, from your garden or the market, there are plenty of ways to enjoy it. Here are a few of our favorites on hot summer days:

Stir chopped mint into softened cream cheese for a new bagel spread.

Toss it in your pitcher for mint water. You can combine it with fruit, such ...

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Milltown Fourth Of July Committee Kicks Off Independence Day 2020

July 4, 2020

MILLTOWN, NJ - The Main Street Dunkin Donuts did not have a line this morning and chairs did not frame both sides of the street from Van Liew and beyond, but that didn't mean that Milltown was not decked out in the red, white and blue spirit that makes the borough's Fourth of July festivities legendary. The Milltown Fourth of July Committee was forced to cancel its usual July 4 ...

Milltown Gets Ready For 2020 July Fourth Festivities

MILLTOWN, NJ - Fourth of July 2020 will go down in history for a lot of reasons connected to the coronavirus pandemic. It is the first July 4 that Milltown will not hold its usual array of Independence Day activities highlighted by the Firecracker 5K, the annual parade and of course the fireworks celebrations at Borough Park. In its place, the Milltown Fourth of July Committee has a full agenda ...

RWJUH's Health Care Heroes Honored For Dedication During COVID-19 Crisis

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – There was food, music and sunshine everywhere on Somerset Street on Tuesday as Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital thanked its health care heroes for treating 1,147 COVID-19 patents since the first one passed through the doors in March.

Although the hospital is still caring for a handful of COVID-19 patients, the surge has subsided to allow the administration a ...

Washington's Headquarters Hosts July Fourth Reading Of Declaration Of Independence

July 3, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The historic Wallace House, which served as General George Washington's winter headquarters in 1778-79 will be the setting for a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence on Saturday, July 4th, at 1 p.m.

The document, signed by the founding fathers in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776, escalated the colonies' struggle for independence. from England.

Somerville Locks Down Raritan River Access To Deter Visitors' Abuse

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerville and Somerset County officials have shut down the South Bridge Street access to the Raritan River and Somerville Beach after a crowd of 250-300 people last weekend left behind 980 pounds of trash scattered along the riverbank, raising fears that it could happen again during the July 4th holiday weekend.

The riverbank property is owned by the Borough of ...

Weekend Visitors Trash "Somerville Beach" Along Raritan River

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Felix Ciattarelli was sickened by the sight that greeted him when he walked down the path to the banks of the Raritan River off South Bridge Street Monday morning.

Trash was scattered over hundreds of yards beneath the Route 206 highway bridge that crosses over the river between Somerville and Hillsborough, left behind by a crowd estimated at 200-300 people who came to ...

Chelsea Senior Living Resumes Limited Visitation, New Admissions Under Strict Safety Protocols

June 22, 2020

Dear Editor:


Chelsea Senior Living properties in New Jersey and New York have begun allowing family members of residents to schedule visits on a limited basis under robust social distancing and masking rules.


Additional infection control protocols are discussed with the resident and the resident’s family prior to and at the time of the visit. Going ...

Author & Humorist Talks Decluttering with SBPL

July 1, 2020

Humorist and author Jamie Novak will present Writing your New, Clutter-free Chapter on Tuesday, Aug. 11 at 7 p.m. You can register to join this virtual presentation from the South Brunswick Public Library on the Library's Events Calendar at 
Registration is required. Instructions on how to access meeting will be emailed.  Jamie will make you ...

NJDMHAS Provides Local Nonprofit Organization with Needed PPE to Support Essential Staff

Triple C Housing, Inc. extends its tremendous gratitude to the State of NJ Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services (NJDMHAS), for “paying it forward” to deliver much needed PPE during COVID-19 to support essential staff on the frontlines of delivering residential care and supportive services to individuals and families with disabilities.

Earlier this month, ...

Watson Coleman Statement on Justice in Policing Passage in the House

WASHINGTON, DC  — Following the passage of H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020, in the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ) issued the following statement pointing out the urgent need for the measure, and the bill’s comprehensive transparency and accountability reforms:


“This country is finally waking up ...