Community Announcements

Missing Child Alert: Have You Seen Curtis Smith, Last Address North Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Police Division seeks your help in locating a missing child:

Curtis Smith: 9 years old (11/15/07), male, black, 4'7", 75lbs, short black hair, brown eyes, blue framed eye glasses last seen wearing an orange T-shirt, black basketball shorts and black/orange sneakers.

Last seen: 905 South 2nd Street, Plainfield, NJ, at 7:20pm on 7/16/17.

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Curtis is not familiar with the Plainfield Area and is presently residing at the Howard Johnson Express Inn, 1025 US-22, North Plainfield, NJ. He attends school in the Hillsborough, NJ area.
 

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Curtis Smith is asked to immediately call 9-1-1 or contact Detective Michael Bowe (908) 753-3609 / Police Officer Stephen Bailey (908) 753-3041.

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Update: Lost Dog Reunited in Warren

July 22, 2017

WARREN, NJ - UPDATE: Warren Police say, "Our furry buddy from last night has been released from jail. He has been returned to his family and our prosecutor has agreed to drop all charges against him. Turns out it was a case of mistaken identity. Crime scene detectives worked hard throughout the day and determined his "paw prints" did not much those from the scene. Again, thank you ...

Warren Property Tax Payments Due

July 27, 2017

Tax Payments are Due August 1, 2017

With an Extended Grace Period Until August 17

The 2017/2018 Property Tax bills have been printed and are in the mail.  They will include an insert explaining your payment options.  

  Additionally, tax information can be accessed and be paid online at www.warrennj.org.  From the Home page on the website, click ...

Milling and Paving This Week at the Municipal Complex

 

WARREN, NJ - The milling and paving of Bardy Road and the municipal lots will begin on Tuesday, July 25.

 

The schedule is as follows (weather permitting):

 

Tuesday, July 25:       Mill the front parking lot (north side) and half of

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Women of NJ Deserve Representatives Who Will Fight For Them -- Every Day

July 22, 2017

Hello Neighbors,

As your Democratic candidate for State Assembly I wanted to call your attention to my opponent Republican incumbent Nancy Munoz’s change of heart regarding annual Planned Parenthood funding. Last week Munoz announced that she plans to vote “Yes” on S3302, a long-overdue measure to restore Planned Parenthood funding which was removed from the budget by ...

Obituaries

- Mar 12, 2017
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Edward K. Larsen, 94, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at JFK ...
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Thanking Those Who Served

July 19, 2017

To the editor:

Many Americans have made great sacrifices in the cause of freedom.

This year marks the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I. In July of 1944, American troops were battling through Normandy; 75 years ago, the battle for the island of Saipan in the Pacific was won; a dozen years ago, the battle of Fallujah raged in Iraq. The courage and bravery of our ...

Green Brook Flood Commission Service Remembering 1973 Flood Victims Set for Aug. 5

July 26, 2017

GREEN BROOK, NJ - The Green Brook Flood Control Commission (GBFCC) will hold its annual memorial service at 9:30 a.m., at Miller Park, 111 Greenbrook Road on Saturday, Aug. 5.  Miller Park is located behind the Green Brook Municipal Building.  Due to ongoing flood project construction in Middlesex Borough, the ceremony has been ...

North Plainfield Police Officer Arrested and Charged with Sexual Assault in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH, NJ – A North Plainfield police offer was arrested and charged with a sexual assault that occurred last March, according to Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park.

Mike Jean-Baptiste, 29, encountered an adult woman while on duty and sexually assaulted her later that night at The Kenilworth, according to the prosecutor’s office. He was taken into custody without incident ...

US Will Reimburse Somerset County for Trump Visits

WASHINGTON - New Jersey Rep. Lance (R-7th) has confirmed that the United States Secret Service has designated Bedminster a priority for presidential protection – allowing law enforcement and other protection-related costs eligible for reimbursement by the federal government. 

“Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson and the excellent law enforcement personnel in New ...

Green Brook Board of Education Approves Outsourcing Busing

GREEN BROOK, NJ - The Green Brook Township Board of Education voted to outsource busing in the township at a special meeting of the board on Monday night at Green Brook Middle School.

The two bids approved are with Kensington Bus Company and Student Transportation of America. The board also approved to rescind the offer of contract for the named non-tenured GBEA bus drivers and aides for the ...

Weekend Suggestions from TAPinto Travels

July 27, 2017

Summer is flying by as we enter the final weekend of July. Don’t miss the opportunity to spend quality time with your entire family before work and school obligations pop back on the schedule. If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend, you can attend any of these free or low-cost events around the North Jersey area.

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Barnegat Light Beach Patrol is Hosting Ninth Annual Barnegat Light Ocean Mile Swim on Saturday

BARNEGAT LIGHT, NJ  - The Barnegat Light Beach Patrol is hosting the Ninth Annual Barnegat Light Ocean Mile Swim this Saturday, July 29, 2017.  Start time is 6:30 p.m.  

Online pre-registration:  $25 (no extra fees) cut off is 12:00 PM on Thursday, July 27, 2017.

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Move Over Mary Lee: Great White Shark 'Hilton' Swims 60 Miles East of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - The bookmakers may lay down odds that Great White Shark 'Hilton' won't get too close to the shore but you may want to do your own research and education about Great White Sharks before you dip your toe in the water. You will soon realize that the water is just fine because research and education is what Hilton is really all about. Any STEM ...

Barnegat Light Beach Patrol is Hosting Ninth Annual Barnegat Light Ocean Mile Swim on Saturday

July 25, 2017

BARNEGAT LIGHT, NJ  - The Barnegat Light Beach Patrol is hosting the Ninth Annual Barnegat Light Ocean Mile Swim this Saturday, July 29, 2017.  Start time is 6:30 p.m.  

Online pre-registration:  $25 (no extra fees) cut off is 12:00 PM on Thursday, July 27, 2017.

You can register online at this link: ...

Move Over Mary Lee: Great White Shark 'Hilton' Swims 60 Miles East of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - The bookmakers may lay down odds that Great White Shark 'Hilton' won't get too close to the shore but you may want to do your own research and education about Great White Sharks before you dip your toe in the water. You will soon realize that the water is just fine because research and education is what Hilton is really all about. Any STEM ...

BullzEye Band and Joe Faronea Lead Monday's LBI-Stafford Entertainment Featuring Local Concerts and Nightclub Entertainment

LONG BEACH ISLAND – It is hard to believe but it is July 24 and the summer if moving along with much more fun to experience.  These next four weeks should be very busy and exciting on Long Beach Island. 

You can catch an outdoor concert on Monday evening at 7 p.m. in Barnegat Light at the Bayfront Gazebo.  The BullzEye band is ...

Keep Furry Friends Safe During the Dog Days of Summer

July 27, 2017

WARREN, NJ – The dog days of summer are here and with the rise in temperatures comes the need to keep pets cool and safe.

“If it is hot for you and me, it’s hot for your pet, too,” said South Plainfield resident and animal activist Adriana Bayone. “The difference is they do not have a voice and cannot tell you they do not feel okay.”

Bayone advises ...

Do you have a marketing plan? Let's Create One

July 17, 2017

In this weekly series, we will walk through the process of how to fit TAPinto into your marketing plan. 

Not only are we the premiere marketing platform for many businesses, we also are the source of getting the message out to our community for municipalities, organizations, schools and teams. We also are the source for promoting community ...

'Spider's Web' Weaves Spell

PRINCETON, NJ – You know you’re in for a treat with super sleuth Agatha Christie at the helm. Princeton Summer Theatre put on an entertaining production of the play through July 23.

Although it’s too late to see this show, upcoming offerings include “The Crucible, July 27-Aug. 6th and “Appropriate,” Aug. 10 - 20th.

Here we have the drawing room of an ...