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Another Holiday, Another Encounter with Marine Life along Jersey Shore

February 19, 2018

SPRING LAKE, NJ — In neighboring Spring Lake, a baby seal made its way onto the beach near the north end pavilion early this afternoon.

Photographer Nancy Orlowski discovered the harbor seal pup near the jetty situated just south of the pavilion on Ocean Avenue at Ludlow Avenue.

The seal’s Presidents Day appearance on February 19 comes one day after a whale was spotted off the ...

Bob Hugin Announces GOP Candidacy for the U.S. Senate at Springfield Elks Club

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Elks Club in Springfield on Tuesday was the setting for Bob Hugin of Summit to announce his candidacy as a Republican for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Bob Menendez.

The former CEO and Chairman of Celegene, Hugin resigned from the company on February 5 as executive chairman.  The crowd of over 100 was largely enthusiastic party ...

New Bridges Outreach Location Opens in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — Bridges Project Connect on Halsey Street in Newark has officially opened, with the event featuring a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house that included The Honorable Ras Baraka, Mayor of Newark — who spoke about the city’s appreciation for Bridges’ work, and his intention to continue to work with Bridges to bring aid to the ...

Rutgers ​Plans New Chapter for New Brunswick's Riverfront

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For decades, the remaking of New Brunswick's riverfront has been a tug of war between historical and environmental conservationist​s​ on the one hand, and developers and city officials on the other.

The 2030 physical master plan for Rutgers University has ignited a potentially new chapter for the city's relationship with ​its ​river, in the​ ...

South Avenue Closed off in Downtown Westfield Due to Bomb Threat

Updated at 6:15 p.m.

WESTFIELD, NJ - The Union County Police Bomb Squad closed off a portion of South Avenue in downtown Westfield late Friday afternoon in response to a bomb threat.

A suspicious box was found in the area. The traffic circle was closed off and the area between the circle and Summit Avenue across the street from the train station was impassible.

Rush hour traffic through ...

Flying Today - TAPinto Travels Made and Here Is What You Need to Know

TAPintoTravels - If you are flying today, you have likely seen the flight delay notifications.  The good news is the area airports have overcome the morning slowdown and most flights are on schedule.

TAPinto Travels made it in from Cleveland, after a short delay.  As you can see in this video, there is some turbulence.  The runways and taxiing areas have been ...

NJ News Commons Names TAPinto.net Partner of the Year

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  TAPinto.net has been named Partner of the Year by NJ News Commons, a network of more than 230 news organizations across New Jersey.  The award goes to a journalist or news organization that showed overall excellence in their work for 2017.    

Joe Amditis, Associate Director of the Center for Cooperative Media, said TAPinto won the award ...

Gov. Phil Murphy Unveils ​His Pick to ​Run Bealeagured NJ Transit

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - ​Gov. Phil Murphy used the Hub City as the backdrop to announce a new figure who​ will take the helm at NJ Transit, the statewide mass transit agency which has fallen from grace over the past several years.

Kevin S. Corbett, vice president of the engineering and transportation consulting firm AECO​M​, was announced as the new executive director ​of NJ Transit ...

Jersey Shore’s ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino Admits to Tax Evasion, Heading to Florida for Reunion Show

NEWARK, N.J. — Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino of “Jersey Shore” reality television fame has admitted in court that he cheated on his income taxes and faces up to five years in prison.

Sorrentino, 36, pleaded guilty today, January 19, to one count of tax evasion, admitting that in 2011 he concealed his taxable income by making cash deposits into bank accounts ...

Somerville: Immaculata’s Tashawn Bower (’13) Heads to NFL Conference Final with Vikings teammates

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Just five years removed from an outstanding football career at Immaculata High School, defensive end Tashawn Bower and his Minnesota Vikings teammates are one step away from Super Bowl LII, thanks to what has been dubbed the “Minnesota Miracle.”

It was to be the final play of the game; the Vikings were on the short end of a 24-23 score in last Sunday’s ...

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