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Beyond Words at Somerville Library: Non-Traditional Artist-in-Residence

January 22, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Public libraries have shifted from institutions primarily thought of as places for checking out books, and have merged into community centers for connection, communication, interaction, and, most recently, arts sharing.

The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey, along with colAB Arts, mirrors that collaborative interaction, with two expert artists/educators bringing ...

Dress Express Boutique Set for February 20; Local Students Promote Sustainability While Empowering Girls Worldwide

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - All it takes is a great cause, passion, and a lot of donated dresses. Girls empowering girls across the world while promoting sustainability equals huge success. 

Dress Express Boutique is gearing up for their second event offering donated, gently-worn formal and semiformal dresses that are repurposed for environmental sustainability. 

The event will be ...

She's Jammin' - Somerset County Chef Wins Gold Award for Peach/Ginger Jam

January 17, 2022

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Jams by Kim has earned fans during the summer months at the Duke Farms outdoor farmers' market and throughout New Jersey for its creative artisanal jams and has now been recognized with a national award for its Peach and Ginger jam by the Good Food Foundation. 

Kim Osterhoudt, founder/owner of Jams by Kim said her jam won first prize in the ...

New Jersey Ranked No. 10 in New 'Best & Worst States to Raise a Family' Study

NEW JERSEY -- The reasons people choose to move include career transitions, better schools, financial challenges or just a change in setting. Wants and needs don’t always align in a particular state, though. For instance, a state might offer a low income-tax rate but have a subpar education system. Conversely, New Jersey is a higher taxed state known for its good schools.

When ...

Mother and Two Children Missing; Public's Help Sought

January 24, 2022

MONTVILLE, NJ – A woman and her two young children are missing from Towaco, NJ. Montville Township and Morris County law enforcement officials are seeking the public’s help in finding them.

The three were reported missing on January 23, 2022, and there is concern for their wellbeing.

Cheng Hsiao, 39, and her two children, Ethan, age 3 and Ian, age 2, were last known to ...

Weather Advisory for Somerset County

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ -- A winter weather advisory is in effect from 5 a.m. – 1 p.m. with up to two inches of snow with three inches possible in some places, the National Weather Service said.

“Plan on slippery road conditions,” the advisory stated. “The hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute.”

The Weather Service predicted rain and snow ...

Jan. 21 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 331 New Cases Overnight

January 22, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 331 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the county's total to 51,539 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 793 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Friday reported 1,769,896 total cases statewide, an increase of ...

Gov. Murphy Announces New Vaccine Requirements; COVID-19 Rate of Transmission Remains Under 1.0

GALLOWAY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional facility will have to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Gov. Murphy says there will be no test-out of the requirement by undergoing weekly testing.

The Governor says those who are unvaccinated in the health care community have to ...

Beyond Words at Somerville Library: Non-Traditional Artist-in-Residence

January 22, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Public libraries have shifted from institutions primarily thought of as places for checking out books, and have merged into community centers for connection, communication, interaction, and, most recently, arts sharing.

The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey, along with colAB Arts, mirrors that collaborative interaction, with two expert artists/educators bringing ...

Mount Saint Mary Academy Earns Dual AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award

WATCHUNG, NJ -- Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung has earned the College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science A (CSA) and AP Computer Science Principles (CSP). Schools honored with the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award have expanded girls’ access to AP computer science courses.

While many ...

She's Jammin' - Somerset County Chef Wins Gold Award for Peach/Ginger Jam

January 17, 2022

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Jams by Kim has earned fans during the summer months at the Duke Farms outdoor farmers' market and throughout New Jersey for its creative artisanal jams and has now been recognized with a national award for its Peach and Ginger jam by the Good Food Foundation. 

Kim Osterhoudt, founder/owner of Jams by Kim said her jam won first prize in the ...

Syrupy Blueberry Jam Leads to Ben's Exit from Food Network Competition

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township's most famous 8-year-old pastry chef was eliminated from The Food Network's "Kids Baking Championship" Monday night, with the judges disappointed by his blueberry jam, which had the consistency of syrup.

The sweet concoction was deemed unsuitable as a key component of the peanut butter dessert he was tasked to prepare as part of a ...

Simple, Basic Tips for Composting This Winter

January 22, 2022

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Put kitchen scraps to good use this winter by starting a backyard compost pile. Keeping food scraps out of the waste stream helps ease the burden on municipal waste disposal operations. Pumpkins, decorative gourds and other plant-based home decorations can go into a compost pile along with kitchen scraps and yard waste.

Compost is a natural, organic soil enhancer ...

Dress Express 'Pop-up' Boutique Now Accepting Donations

January 20, 2022

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - What are you doing with those dresses that you wore once or twice and are still in great condition and hanging in your closet? We are seeking new/gently worn prom, bridesmaid, formal, and semiformal donations. 

The curated collection will be offered on Sunday, February 20, 2022, at Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights located at 250 Connell Drive in Berkeley ...

Volunteer Squad Posts Amazon Wish List for Stani Family

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Volunteer Squad, based in Bridgewater, has posted an Amazon Wish List for anyone wishing to donate to the Stani family after mother Michelle died of COVID complications three weeks after giving birth to her youngest child.

According to the Squad, her oldest child, a 19-year-old daughter, is currently caring for the other three children.

Gift cards are currently ...

Legislation Inspired by Death of 12-Year-Old New Jersey Girl Now Law

January 13, 2022

TRENTON, NJ -- New Jersey’s anti-bullying statute, already among the nation’s most stringent, will be strengthened even further thanks to a new law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday, Jan. 11.

Inspired by Mallory Rose Grossman, a 12-year-old Rockaway student who committed suicide in 2017, the bipartisan legislation (S-1790), sponsored by Senators Joe Pennacchio ...

Gov. Murphy to Deliver 2022 State of the State Address on Tues, Jan. 11

NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy’s 2022 State of the State address will stream online and via social media on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. Murphy is expected to discuss his commitment to leading New Jersey through the COVID-19 public health crisis, improving the lives of middle-class families, and building a stronger and more resilient post-pandemic ...

Atlantic Health System names Geralda Xavier, MD Chief Medical Officer for Hackettstown and Newton Medical Centers

January 22, 2022

Atlantic Health System today announced Geralda Xavier, MD, MPH, MBA, CLSSGB, FACEP, has joined as Chief Medical Officer for Hackettstown and Newton Medical Centers.

Dr. Xavier is a highly skilled physician executive with more than 15 years of experience in clinical care and medical staff leadership. She is a board-certified emergency medicine physician and maintains national certifications in ...

Jan. 21 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 331 New Cases Overnight

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 331 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the county's total to 51,539 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 793 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Friday reported 1,769,896 total cases statewide, an increase of ...

Tuesday is National Plan for Vacation Day

January 24, 2022

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Tuesday is National Plan for Vacation Day, which encourages Americans to plan their vacation days for the entire year. Findings by the travel industry and partners have continuously shown that vacation days are not being used, thus affecting workers' mental health, personal relationships and job performance.

According to a new study by Destination Analysts, ...

Simple, Basic Tips for Composting This Winter

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Put kitchen scraps to good use this winter by starting a backyard compost pile. Keeping food scraps out of the waste stream helps ease the burden on municipal waste disposal operations. Pumpkins, decorative gourds and other plant-based home decorations can go into a compost pile along with kitchen scraps and yard waste.

Compost is a natural, organic soil enhancer ...

Weather Advisory for Somerset County

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ -- A winter weather advisory is in effect from 5 a.m. – 1 p.m. with up to two inches of snow with three inches possible in some places, the National Weather Service said.

“Plan on slippery road conditions,” the advisory stated. “The hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute.”

The Weather Service predicted rain and snow ...

Attorney General IDs Victim, Cop In Jan. 9 Hillsborough Shooting Death

January 12, 2022

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  – The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office has identified the victim and police officer involved in a fatal shooting Jan. 9 inside the apartment of the dead man.

The victim has been identified as Joshua Mathis 19, of Hillsborough, N.J.

The officer who discharged his weapon has been identified as Officer Christopher Michaels of the Hillsborough Police ...

Attorney General Investigates Police-Involved Shooting in Hillsborough

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The state Attorney General’s Office is conducting an investigation of a fatal police-involved shooting that occurred Sunday night, Jan. 9 inside an apartment on Corporal Langon Way.

The identity of the victim is not being released. No one else was injured.

It is the second fatality involving a Hillsborough police officer discharging his weapon after ...

Mother and Two Children Missing; Public's Help Sought

January 24, 2022

MONTVILLE, NJ – A woman and her two young children are missing from Towaco, NJ. Montville Township and Morris County law enforcement officials are seeking the public’s help in finding them.

The three were reported missing on January 23, 2022, and there is concern for their wellbeing.

Cheng Hsiao, 39, and her two children, Ethan, age 3 and Ian, age 2, were last known to ...

79-Year-Old Driver Rescued from Overturned Van in River

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A 79-year-old woman was rescued from her half-submerged van after it veered off River Road Saturday afternoon into the Millstone River in the vicinity of 828 River Road, according to police.

Police received a report at 3:48 p.m. that the van, which had been traveling south on River Road, had overturned in the river. 

Police and emergency personnel entered ...

Weather Update

WARREN, NJ - It’s a mess. For most, it’s also a day off. SEE MLK Somerset County is waking up on Monday to rain mixed with snow, a flood watch, and a wind advisory.

The National Weather Service says, “Strong southwest to west winds will increase today with gusts of 40-50 mph expected. Locations along and north of I-78 can expect winds gusting 30-40 mph later ...

New Jersey Ranked No. 10 in New 'Best & Worst States to Raise a Family' Study

January 11, 2022

NEW JERSEY -- The reasons people choose to move include career transitions, better schools, financial challenges or just a change in setting. Wants and needs don’t always align in a particular state, though. For instance, a state might offer a low income-tax rate but have a subpar education system. Conversely, New Jersey is a higher taxed state known for its good schools.

When ...

Dress Express Boutique Set for February 20; Local Students Promote Sustainability While Empowering Girls Worldwide

January 15, 2022

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - All it takes is a great cause, passion, and a lot of donated dresses. Girls empowering girls across the world while promoting sustainability equals huge success. 

Dress Express Boutique is gearing up for their second event offering donated, gently-worn formal and semiformal dresses that are repurposed for environmental sustainability. 

The event will be ...

WHRHS Girls Swimming: Watchung Hills Takes Second in Somerset County

January 23, 2022

MONTGOMERY, NJ — Watchung Hills girls swimming took second place in the Somerset County SCIAA finals Saturday morning, just five points behind the first place team.

“Congrats to the WHRHS Girls Swim team as the Warriors placed 2nd this morning at counties,” said WHRHS Director of Athletics Derek England.  “Way to go Warriors! “

Top three team results ...

WHRHS Girls Basketball: Watchung Hills Dunks Gill St. Bernard’s, 54-52

 

WARREN, NJ — Warriors Win!

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Senior Bella Murray led the way for Watchung Hills with 19 points and 7 assists and Junior Julia Puglisi pitched in 15 points as the Warriors topped Gill St. Bernards in Warren. Junior Ava Lobozzo added 6 points and 6 rebounds for the Warriors (6-3). 

 

“Incredibly proud of the team effort tonight,” said WHRHS ...

WHRHS Basketball: Watchung Hills Boys and Girls Fall to Franklin

WARREN, NJ — The games were close but Franklin won both the boys and girls basketball battle of the Warriors on Tuesday.

At home, the Watchung Hills boys fell to Franklin in the last seconds of the game, 43-41. Elijah Lewis led Watchung Hills with 12 points and Bryan Zhang added 11 points including three threes. Isaiah Cotten led Franklin with 12 points.

“Unfortunately, we ...

79-Year-Old Driver Rescued from Overturned Van in River

January 24, 2022

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A 79-year-old woman was rescued from her half-submerged van after it veered off River Road Saturday afternoon into the Millstone River in the vicinity of 828 River Road, according to police.

Police received a report at 3:48 p.m. that the van, which had been traveling south on River Road, had overturned in the river. 

Police and emergency personnel entered ...

WHRHS Girls Swimming: Watchung Hills Takes Second in Somerset County

MONTGOMERY, NJ — Watchung Hills girls swimming took second place in the Somerset County SCIAA finals Saturday morning, just five points behind the first place team.

“Congrats to the WHRHS Girls Swim team as the Warriors placed 2nd this morning at counties,” said WHRHS Director of Athletics Derek England.  “Way to go Warriors! “

Top three team results ...

Beyond Words at Somerville Library: Non-Traditional Artist-in-Residence

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Public libraries have shifted from institutions primarily thought of as places for checking out books, and have merged into community centers for connection, communication, interaction, and, most recently, arts sharing.

The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey, along with colAB Arts, mirrors that collaborative interaction, with two expert artists/educators bringing ...

Jan. 21 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 331 New Cases Overnight

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 331 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the county's total to 51,539 since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 793 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Friday reported 1,769,896 total cases statewide, an increase of ...

Jan. 19 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 220 New Cases Overnight

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Wednesday reported 220 new cases of COVID-19 overnight, bringing the county's total to 50,881 cases since the first cases were reported in March 2020; there have been 793 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Wednesday reported 1,749,235 total cases statewide, an ...

North Plainfield School District Updates COVID -19 Testing Process( in English and Espanol)

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The North Plainfield School District on Tuesday announced updated staff and student COVID-19 testing information to eliminate the telemed portion of the testing process.

Staff and students will no longer need to schedule  a video appointment prior to scheduling their COVID test. As part of the new process, staff and students will not be asked to ...

WHRHS Girls Swimming: Watchung Hills Takes Second in Somerset County

January 23, 2022

MONTGOMERY, NJ — Watchung Hills girls swimming took second place in the Somerset County SCIAA finals Saturday morning, just five points behind the first place team.

“Congrats to the WHRHS Girls Swim team as the Warriors placed 2nd this morning at counties,” said WHRHS Director of Athletics Derek England.  “Way to go Warriors! “

Top three team results ...

WHRHS Girls Basketball: Watchung Hills Dunks Gill St. Bernard’s, 54-52

 

WARREN, NJ — Warriors Win!

SEE HERE

Senior Bella Murray led the way for Watchung Hills with 19 points and 7 assists and Junior Julia Puglisi pitched in 15 points as the Warriors topped Gill St. Bernards in Warren. Junior Ava Lobozzo added 6 points and 6 rebounds for the Warriors (6-3). 

 

“Incredibly proud of the team effort tonight,” said WHRHS ...

Watchung Hills Returns to Regular Full Day Instruction Schedule, With Lunch

 

WARREN, NJ — Lunch is back. Watchung Hills will be returning to a regular schedule on Monday.

“We are pleased to share that our number of staff and student absences for COVID-related reasons has decreased to our much lower, pre-Thanksgiving levels,” said WHRHS Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Jewett.  “As a result, we will be returning to our regular full-day ...

Senator Steven Oroho: "Time to Get To Work" on Affordability Issues

January 24, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — Senate Minority Leader Steven Oroho says it’s time to get to work.

“Now that the housekeeping is complete, we shouldn’t waste any time getting back to work in Trenton on efforts to make New Jersey more affordable,” Oroho said.

Affordability has been a key word used over the past two weeks during the Inauguration, State of the State, ...

Johnny C "The Pizza Guy" Connecting New Jersey Through a Slice of Pie

TOMS RIVER, NJ — A banker by day, a pizza lover for life. If anyone knows Jersey pizza, it’s Johnny C. 

“There’s so many great pizzas throughout New Jersey. I could go on and on, even in North Jersey where my roots are from. There’s a lot of good places," he said.

“I like a certain pie. I’m very picky with it. 

John ...

Gov. Murphy Faces Strong Opposition on Updated Healthcare Worker Vaccine Mandate

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Murphy was met swiftly with strong opposition after announcing an updated vaccine mandate for all health care workers. 

While touring a new federal COVID-19 testing facility at Stockton University in Galloway on Wednesday, the Governor announced anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional ...

VIDEO: Preparing for Statewide Bag Ban, Helping Others in Need

January 24, 2022

NEW JERSEY — Some New Jersey businesses are preparing for the plastic bag ban, and others didn't even know it was coming. Plus, some great examples of helping others, all around the state.

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland Bank.

Now in New Jersey Powered by TAPinto is available for free as a ...

VIDEO: Marina Fire Caught on Camera, Man's Passion for Pizza and Helping a Hero

NEW JERSEY — A fast-moving marina fire was caught on camera and a community comes together to help a hero and his family. Plus, some major support for one of the state's busiest hospitals and one man's major passion for PIZZA!

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland Bank.

Now in New Jersey ...

VIDEO: Bear Attack, Vaccine Mandate Pushback and Officer Caught on Camera Under Investigation

NEW JERSEY — Another bear attack in a New Jersey town, some don't approve of Gov. Murphy's new COVID-19 vaccination mandate, and an officer is under investigation after being caught on camera threatening someone else.

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland Bank.

Now in New Jersey Powered by ...

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Mount St. Mary Academy's Director of School & College Counseling Presents at Winter Institutes of NYSACAC

Elizabeth Roper, Director of College & School Counseling at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, participated and presented at the Winter Institutes of NYSACAC (New York State Association of College Admission Counseling) on January 7 and 14. The events were hosted by Cornell University and Syracuse University, respectively, in a virtual format.

Ms. Roper presented with committee members ...

Atlantic Health System names Geralda Xavier, MD Chief Medical Officer for Hackettstown and Newton Medical Centers

January 22, 2022

Atlantic Health System today announced Geralda Xavier, MD, MPH, MBA, CLSSGB, FACEP, has joined as Chief Medical Officer for Hackettstown and Newton Medical Centers.

Dr. Xavier is a highly skilled physician executive with more than 15 years of experience in clinical care and medical staff leadership. She is a board-certified emergency medicine physician and maintains national certifications in ...

Somerset County Park Commission to offer new outdoor program “Moonlight Meander”

Participants Can Stay Active and Safe During the Pandemic

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission’s Environmental Education Center will be hosting “Moonlight Meander,” a new outdoor program for people of all ages who enjoy the outdoors and want to stay active and safe during the pandemic.

Participants will love walking through the park under a full moon ...

Mount Saint Mary Academy Earns Dual AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award

Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung has earned the College Board AP® Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science A (CSA) and AP Computer Science Principles (CSP). Schools honored with the AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award have expanded girls’ access to AP computer science courses.

While many schools have ...

Dress Express 'Pop-up' Boutique Now Accepting Donations

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - What are you doing with those dresses that you wore once or twice and are still in great condition and hanging in your closet? We are seeking new/gently worn prom, bridesmaid, formal, and semiformal donations. 

The curated collection will be offered on Sunday, February 20, 2022, at Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights located at 250 Connell Drive in Berkeley ...

Atlantic Health System names Geralda Xavier, MD Chief Medical Officer for Hackettstown and Newton Medical Centers

Atlantic Health System today announced Geralda Xavier, MD, MPH, MBA, CLSSGB, FACEP, has joined as Chief Medical Officer for Hackettstown and Newton Medical Centers.

Dr. Xavier is a highly skilled physician executive with more than 15 years of experience in clinical care and medical staff leadership. She is a board-certified emergency medicine physician and maintains national certifications in ...

Advice from Health Experts: I Tested Positive for COVID-19…Now What?

December 28, 2021

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- With record-breaking numbers of positive cases of COVID-19 reported across New Jersey, people may be wondering what they need to do if they test positive right now.  TAPinto spoke with Township of Bloomfield Heath Officer, Mike Fitzpatrick, for some advice on when to quarantine and what people can do to keep others safe and healthy.

For how long do I need to ...

Back to the Days of Future Past

Happy New Year’s y’all!

Time to whip out the party hats, reminisce about the year that was, and make resolutions for the year to come.

Unfortunately, this is not always easy to do, which is why we blow out party horns and drink too much champagne.

Last year at this time I looked optimistically forward to a productive year without face masks or zoom calls. Needless to say, it ...

Obituaries

- Oct 9, 2020
Warren Township - Paul P. Pompa Jr., 62, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 9, 2020 at ...
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Tuesday is National Plan for Vacation Day

January 24, 2022

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Tuesday is National Plan for Vacation Day, which encourages Americans to plan their vacation days for the entire year. Findings by the travel industry and partners have continuously shown that vacation days are not being used, thus affecting workers' mental health, personal relationships and job performance.

According to a new study by Destination Analysts, ...

New Jersey Ranked No. 10 in New 'Best & Worst States to Raise a Family' Study

NEW JERSEY -- The reasons people choose to move include career transitions, better schools, financial challenges or just a change in setting. Wants and needs don’t always align in a particular state, though. For instance, a state might offer a low income-tax rate but have a subpar education system. Conversely, New Jersey is a higher taxed state known for its good schools.

When ...

Mother and Two Children Missing; Public's Help Sought

January 24, 2022

MONTVILLE, NJ – A woman and her two young children are missing from Towaco, NJ. Montville Township and Morris County law enforcement officials are seeking the public’s help in finding them.

The three were reported missing on January 23, 2022, and there is concern for their wellbeing.

Cheng Hsiao, 39, and her two children, Ethan, age 3 and Ian, age 2, were last known to ...

Gov. Murphy Announces New Vaccine Requirements; COVID-19 Rate of Transmission Remains Under 1.0

GALLOWAY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional facility will have to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Gov. Murphy says there will be no test-out of the requirement by undergoing weekly testing.

The Governor says those who are unvaccinated in the health care community have to ...

New Jersey's COVID-19 Rate of Transmission Falls Below 1.0

NEW JERSEY — The COVID-19 Rate of Transmission, the measurement of how much the virus is spreading, fell below 1.0 on Tuesday to 0.96.  A number below 1.0 means the outbreak is on the decline, with every infected person spreading COVID-19 to fewer than one additional person, on average.

The State Health Department confirmed 9,073 additional new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.

New Jersey's COVID-19 Rate of Transmission Now 1.02, Latest Sign Surge is Slowing

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey's COVID-19 Rate of Transmission stands at 1.02 on Monday, a dramatic drop since it was 1.92 on January 1.  Anything over 1.0 means COVID-19 is still spreading, but the lower the number means any infected person is spreading the virus to fewer people.

The State Department of Health confirmed 8,267 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, the third-straight day under ...

New Jersey Dreamers Featured on "Today" for Martin Luther King Day

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream, and so do a couple of dreamers here in New Jersey.  They dream of literacy and art, of bonding people together with words and images, and of helping children and adults read their way to freedom and beauty.  Now, they will tell the world about that dream.  New Brunswick's Sykes family will appear on Today on ...

Traveling in the footsteps of the great American Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

SOUTHERN U.S. -- TAPintoTV visited Atlanta, Memphis and Birmingham, traveling in the footsteps of the great American Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Atlanta is the birthplace of Dr. King, and is also home to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park. The 35-acre park is comprised of several buildings, and the Visitor Center museum contains multimedia ...