Dog Days of Summer

February 5, 2019

WARREN, NJ - The Central School Student Leaders and Central School PTO hosted Penny Wars from January 11 through January 18 to benefit the Somerset Regional Animal Shelter.  This particular charity was selected because the Student Leaders are passionate about helping animals in need of finding ...

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WARREN, NJ - Much of the talk yesterday at various events around town was of the Super Bowl, the logistics of getting there, and the controversial ads. But not surprising given Warren's love of animals, it was also of the Puppy Bowl. Puppy Bowl 2019, also known as Puppy Bowl XV, will spotlight ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - Weather forecasters are calling for freezing temperatures which can be very dangerous to pets. NJ State Law says dogs cannot be outside if temperatures are below 34 degrees without proper shelter (insulated, elevated, heated). Keep your pets safe and avoid getting a fine by ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ The Bernards Township Health Department has scheduled another free rabies shot clinic for all dogs and cats from 10 a.m. to noon on this Saturday, Jan. 12. No appointment is necessary for the rabies vaccinations, which will be provided at the Bernards Township Public Works ...

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    WARREN, NJ - Welcome to 2019. As the New Year dawns, no one can go back in time to change what has happened, so work on your present to make yourself a wonderful future. Here’s hoping it is filled with the promises of a brighter tomorrow. Happy New Year Warren.    Some thoughts on ...

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SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - This November and December the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) is collecting donations for the Somerset Regional Animal Shelter (SRAS). This is the 19th year the Library System will participate in donating to the shelter. Donations will be ...

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FAIRFIELD, NJ — After a recent encounter with a 40-year-old Kenilworth man who was found to be in possession eight bottles of “Catnip Cocktail,” the Fairfield Police Department is warning the community about an increase in the misuse of this product. Police described Catnip Cocktail as a liquid ...

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RED BANK, NJ – One of the reasons you can see your toes in the ocean water - Clean Ocean Action! The Clean Ocean Action benefit happened in Sea Bright last night at Windows on the Water, Surfrider Beach Club. The theme was "Ocean in Motion" - celebrating the season of marine migration and ...

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TRENTON, N.J. — On Oct. 22 a bill that would add tick control to the duties of the mosquito commissions was voted out of committee. The Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee voted 5-0 with one abstention to send Assembly Bill No. 4459 to the full Assembly. The bill is sponsored ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND - The Labor Day weekend is upon us. Many are wondering which beaches will have lifeguards.  September can be a very dangerous month in the surf considering we are entering the height of the hurricane season. Here is the list of guarded beaches and dates on Long Beach Island ...

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GREEN BROOK/WARREN, NJ -  Have you seen Lucy? She is a white and brown Corgi mix and is missing from Top of the World Way.  UPDATE It is important that if you spot Lucy you do not call her or try to chase her as she will run.  Owners said,” she will most likely be coming out at night and hiding ...

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GREEN BROOK/WARREN, NJ -  Have you seen Lucy? She is a white and brown Corgi mix and is missing from Top of the World Way.  Call Mi MI at 973-906-8821 with any information.      TAPinto is free and published daily Get Your Town's News In Your Inbox:  Click Here to sign ...

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WARREN, NJ – August 26 is National Dog Day! The occasion helps to bring attention to the plight of animals and encourage adoption. “National Dog Day celebrates all dogs, mixed breed and pure,” according to Nationaldogday.com. “Our mission is to help galvanize the public to recognize the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter is taking part in the National Clear the Shelters Event Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. According to a release, all the animals that are over 6 months will have their adoption fees waived for qualified adopters. Kittens that are under 6 months ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. – It’s time again for the annual Mt. Carmel Feast, a four-day festival full of food, music, games, rides, fireworks, and other family fun, located at Mt. Carmel Field in Berkeley Heights. The fairgrounds will be open from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, July 13 through ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter, in Bridgewater, is urgently looking for homes for its cats and kittens. According to a release from the shelter, the population surges throughout the summer during kitten breeding season, and so the shelter is launching a special promotion ...

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WARREN, NJ -  Independence Day 2018. “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” Thomas Jefferson penned words based on what he ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ – Each summer, the Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Basking Ridge holds programs that let children and teens explore nature for summer activities that both entertaining and an opportunity to learn about the environment. The programs are organized and led by the EEC's ...

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  TRENTON, NJ - State Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman (R-16) will introduce legislation to increase protections for family pets by requiring pet groomers to be properly trained and licensed following the deaths of three dogs in five months at different New Jersey pet salons. . “It is sadly far ...

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