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Somerset County Agricultural Board video features county commissioners at lavender-alpaca farm to discuss award for ‘Healthy and Sustainable Communities’

January 8, 2022

SKILLMAN, NJ – Somerset County’s Agricultural Development Board received the Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award (GEEA) for outstanding support of “Healthy and Sustainable Communities.” County Commissioners Melonie Marano and Paul Drake went on-site at the Hidden Spring Lavender/Alpaca Farm to discuss how the Ag Board developed creative ways to help safely ...

Hannah Cunniffe of Basking Ridge Qualifies for World Irish Dance Championships

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, the Mid Atlantic Regional Oireachtas for Irish dancing took place in Philadelphia for the first time since the pandemic. Out of 100 girls from all over the region, Hannah Cunniffe '22 placed second overall in the competition. She is now qualified to participate in the World Irish Dancing Championships to be held in Belfast in April ...

Ava Janish (Capece) of Cranford Named Ambassador Girl Scout, Studies at Johns Hopkins

Less than six percent of Girl Scouts earn the distinction of “Ambassador Girl Scout” and Ava Janish (Capece) of Cranford is one of them! A senior at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, she has been involved in scouting since kindergarten where she started as a Daisy in Troop 40534.

“As an Ambassador I get to do a lot of mentoring for younger scouts such as organizing and ...

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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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 ...

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

January 17, 2022

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 ...

WATCH: Chemical Fire Rips Through Qualcomm Plant in Passaic

PASSAIC, NJ —Video footage from Route 21 at the scene of the chlorine manufacturing company approximately 20 minutes after the fire erupted, according to an on-the-scene report.

According to Dun & Bradstreet, Qualco Inc. is "part of the Basic Chemical Manufacturing Industry. Qualco, Inc. has 50 total employees across all of its locations and generates $25.45 ...

Co-Founder of ‘Robot Revolution’ Indicted for Sexual Crimes Against Students

ELIZABETH, NJ — A Union County grand jury has returned a fourteen-count indictment against Christopher P. Marbaix, co-founder of Summit-based robotics laboratory "Robot Revolution," who is charged with sexual crimes against six students, authorities said Thursday.

Marbaix, 60, is charged with five counts of second-degree sexual assault of a child under the age of 13, ...

COVID-19 Hospitalizations, Rate of Transmission Trend Down Again

NEW JERSEY – New Jersey's Department of Health reported Friday that the COVID-19 Rate of Transmission has fallen again. That's the number that measures how much the COVID-19 virus is spreading. On Friday, it sits at 1.21. Here's how the number is trending lower over the past four days.



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