Family Fun Day at Lord Stirling

Head over to the farm and join us for our 35th annual Family Fun Day on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Lord Stirling Stable!

This unique community festival will begin at 8:00 a.m. with current Lord Stirling Stable students competing in games on horseback for fun and ribbons. Musical Stalls, Fit to Be Tied, Ride-A-Buck, and a number of new team events are on the day's schedule.

Pony rides, tractor-pulled hayrides, and arcade games for children will be available from 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Make sure to be on the lookout for a special visit from Sparkee, the Somerset Patriots Baseball team mascot!

Food, beverages, and gift items will be offered for sale by the Friends of Lord Stirling Stable, as well as gently used horseback riding apparel. Local vendors and organizations will be on hand providing demonstrations and sharing information.

Admission and parking are free. For more information, please visit our website www.flss.org.

This event is co-sponsored by the Friends of Lord Stirling Stable and the Somerset County Park Commission at Lord Stirling Stable.

Contact Information
  1. Terry Heide
  2. 9087221200
  3. friendsoflordstirling@gmail.com
Sun, May 06
10:00 am — 3:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 05/06/2018 10:00am 05/06/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Family Fun Day at Lord Stirling

Head over to the farm and join us for our 35th annual Family Fun Day on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Lord Stirling Stable!

This unique community festival will begin at 8:00 a.m. with current Lord Stirling Stable students competing in games on horseback for fun and ribbons. Musical Stalls, Fit to Be Tied, Ride-A-Buck, and a number of new team events are on the day's schedule.

Pony rides, ...

256 South Maple Ave. Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

256 South Maple Ave.
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

Sign Up for E-Calendar

Warren

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-Calendar

Warren

Belmar to Grow Beachscape with ‘Butterfly-Friendly’ Dune Planting at Third Avenue Beach

August 12, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — As a fledgling dune planting flourishes near Belmar’s 12th Avenue beach playground, another patch of greenery is planned for the Third Avenue beach.

In addition to the dune grass, native plants and other suitable foliage that will fill this new 1,500-square-foot area, “pollinators” will be part of the mix, according to Belmar Councilman Thomas Brennan, ...

Facedown on the Beach and Shorty Long at the Shell Leads Sunday's Entertainment Options on Long Beach Island and in Stafford Township

LONG BEACH ISLAND – There are many great opportunities to enjoy the afternoon and nightlife in the area on this Sunday August 12.

Facedown performs at the 68 Street Beach in Long Beach Township from 1 to 3 p.m. live.  

Read below for the complete list of Sunday's entertainment options in Stafford and Long Beach Island.  

Area businesses please feel ...

Two Swimmers Rescued from Surf in Avon-by-the-Sea

AVON-BY-THE-SEA, NJ — Two unidentified swimmers were pulled Thursday evening from the surf off the Washington Avenue beach in Avon-by-the-Sea, according to first-hand accounts.

The Area Network of Shore Water Emergency Responders (ANSWER) team, Avon police and other first-responders arrived at the unguarded beach at about 6:50 p.m. on August 2, where the man and woman were rescued about ...

Found in Watchung: Do You Know This Dog?

August 9, 2018

 

WATCHUNG, NJ - Do you know this dog?  He was found in the Valley View neighborhood on Sunday afternoon. He is well kept and groomed but with no chip and no collar. The Watchung police have been notified. Contact Chris at 908-499-7194.

 

 

 

TAPinto is free and published daily

Get Your Town's News In Your Inbox:  Click Here to sign ...

Sharks in Warren? Outdoor Movie Set for Friday, Aug 3

August 2, 2018

WARREN, NJ - All residents are invited to the Warrenbrook Pool on Friday night , Aug. 3, for a movie on the big screen under the stars. The Somerset County Park Commission will screen the family movie "Shark Tale" at 8:30 p.m.

Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Bring lawn chairs and blankets.

Warrenbrook Pool invites guests to ...

Somerset County Man Faces Federal Charges for Ponzi Scheme Targeting Seniors

NEWARK, NJ – Daniel Rivera, a Hillsborough resident and a former registered investment advisor, was arrested Wednesday on charges stemming from an investment fraud targeting elderly investors, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito.

The 48-year-old suspect was indicted by a federal grand jury on July 31 on three counts of wire fraud. He was scheduled to appear Wednesday before U.S.

Girl Scouts and CCM Announce the Launch of New National STEM Badges

August 12, 2018

Girl Scouts and CCM Announce the Launch of New National STEM BadgesThe Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey today announced the launch of 30 new national Girl Scout badges exclusively for girls ages 5–18 at County College of Morris (CCM), a nationally designated center of excellence for cybersecurity education.

The badges, which are immediately available, not only enhance the ...

Tour Godolphin’s Greentree Stable on Aug. 18 or Aug. 21

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will present special behind-the-scenes tours of Godolphin’s famous Greentree Stable on Saturday, Aug. 18 and Tuesday, Aug. 21. The tours are from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tours cost $15 for Museum members and $20 for non-members. Each attendee will also receive a complimentary admission pass to the Museum. The tours ...

Warren East County Turf Opens for Fall Season

August 10, 2018

WARREN, NJ - Replacement of the artificial turf at the East County field on Stirling Road, under construction for the past few months, has now been completed.  

The cost of the field to be resurfaced is estimated at approximately $401,000 with just about $26,000 coming from the township already collected from residents through its open space trust fund. The ...

Rabid Racoon Reported in Somerset County

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Somerset County Department of Health is warning residents that a raccoon found in the area of Hollywood Avenue in the Somerset section of Franklin Township has tested positive for rabies.

Suburban areas in which raccoons, people and pets are in close proximity have the highest number of cases. From January to June of this year, the state Department of Health ...

18 Jersey Shore Towns Raising Pedestrian Safety Awareness This Summer

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ — With summer’s traditional influx of seasonal visitors, numerous police departments have joined together across the Jersey Shore to remind motorists and pedestrians to be safe this summer.

Eighteen police departments in Monmouth and Ocean counties are participating in Street Smart NJ, which recently kicked off its summer pedestrian safety campaign ...

Obituaries

Jul 28, 1955 - Feb 8, 2018
Owner/Chef of Jaret’s Stuffed Cupcakes  Beloved Husband, Father, Brother and ...
Read more

Somerset County 4-H Fair Returned to Bridgewater (Photo Gallery)

August 13, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County 4-H Fair came to North Branch Park last week, as thousands visited the grounds to see all the 4-H has to offer.

Guests enjoyed seeing cows, pigs, goats, sheep, dogs and many more animals, while also exploring trains, RC cars, artwork, plants and much more during the three-day fair.

— Photos by Bernard DeLierre

Rotary Fair Opens Tuesday, Aug. 14

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -The brightly lit midway arch is once again expected to welcome an average of 15,000 local residents to the annual six-day Rotary Fair beginning Tuesday, August 14.

Located adjacent to the Hillsborough Promenade, 315 Route 206, the Fair transforms the field into a classic carnival with over 20 amusement rides, games of chance, food vendors and local business ...

Kidnapping: Somerset County Man, Two Sons, Fourth Suspect Charged

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A Somerville man and his two sons, plus a fourth suspect from Newark, have been charged with kidnapping and assaulting  a 21-year-old Somerville resident.

Arrested and charged with First Degree Kidnapping and Third Degree Assault are David Alex Villegas, 22, of Davenport Street; David Andres Villegas, 42, of Davenport Street; Troy Warren, 28, of Clinton Avenue, ...

Somerset County Launching Annual 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' Campaign

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Prosecutor's Office has announced that police agencies all over Somerset County, and around New Jersey, are participating in the state's largest drunk driving crackdown.

According to a release, the 2018 "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" Statewide Labor Day Crackdown begins Aug. 16 and finishes Sept. 4.

During the campaign Somerset and ...

Belmar to Grow Beachscape with ‘Butterfly-Friendly’ Dune Planting at Third Avenue Beach

August 12, 2018

BELMAR, NJ — As a fledgling dune planting flourishes near Belmar’s 12th Avenue beach playground, another patch of greenery is planned for the Third Avenue beach.

In addition to the dune grass, native plants and other suitable foliage that will fill this new 1,500-square-foot area, “pollinators” will be part of the mix, according to Belmar Councilman Thomas Brennan, ...

Facedown on the Beach and Shorty Long at the Shell Leads Sunday's Entertainment Options on Long Beach Island and in Stafford Township

LONG BEACH ISLAND – There are many great opportunities to enjoy the afternoon and nightlife in the area on this Sunday August 12.

Facedown performs at the 68 Street Beach in Long Beach Township from 1 to 3 p.m. live.  

Read below for the complete list of Sunday's entertainment options in Stafford and Long Beach Island.  

Area businesses please feel ...

Port Authority Bus Terminal To Test New Security System on Monday

NEW YORK, NY - Commuters into the Port Authority Bus terminal on Monday will be part of a pilot to test a new security system, one that will try and identify suicide vests and other improvised explosive devices. 

The Port Authority will launch the pilot test next week on the new security system designed to help law enforcement professionals.

The technology, in partnership ...