Other NJ News

August 13, 2018

TRENTON, NJ  - Legislation sponsored by Senator Christopher "Kip" Bateman (R-Somerset, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Mercer)appropriating $9.703 million from corporate business tax revenue to the NJ DEP for state capital and park development, preservation, conservation, and recreation projects has been ...

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LITTLE FALLS/WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Heavy rain on top of already saturated grounds resulted in severe flash flooding throughout the Passaic Valley area on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 11. The Peckman River, which runs through Little Falls and Woodland Park, overflowed its banks causing flash flooding ...

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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 ...

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UNION, NJ - Route 22 West before West Chestnut Street is closed due to a multi-car accident. Preliminary reports indicate that a three-car accident has closed Route 22 in the area of the PC Richards store starting just before 7:00 p.m. Tuesday.  Route 22 West traffic is being diverted down ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Following an extensive, months-long investigation involving multiple law enforcement agencies, a drug distribution and money-laundering network in Middlesex and Monmouth counties has been broken up, says a report issued by the New Jersey State Police today. The New Jersey ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – An Indianapolis man traveling through Union County by way of Pennsylvania was arrested in the parking lot of a store on Route 22 in Union after an investigation led to a search of the vehicle, resulting in the seizure of two kilograms of heroin late last week, according to the ...

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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 ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - With much anticipation for warmer weather, longer days and salty seas, visitors flock back each year to the Long Beach Island Region to enjoy the many pleasures this resort area brings. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce operates a fully staffed visitor center, ...

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 FREEHOLD, NJ  – They got their man and residents are safer for it. An arrest has been made in connection with a shooting Thursday night in Freehold Township and the possible connection to a shooting in Holmdel and Neptune is still underway. This is according to a release issued by Monmouth ...

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Update: Found safe   CARTERET, NJ - A woman and her 5-year old daughter have been missing since early Thursday morning, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey and Director Kenneth Lebrato of the Carteret Police Department announced. Sawatha Ford, 47, of Carteret and her 5-year old ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – Kenilworth Schools Superintendent Thomas Tramaglini is on paid leave of absence following his recent arrest in Holmdel, where he is accused of defecating on or near the Holmdel High School athletic fields. The 42-year-old Tramaglini was charged with lewdness, littering and ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - The LGBTQ office of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is organizing an alternative prom event - "Light up the Night - Teen Pride" from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway on June 15. LGBTQ Services, in collaboration with the Union County ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - At approximately 2:35 a.m. on Sunday, a 39-year old Plainfield man was hit by a vehicle while crossing the street in the area of the 1100 block of West 8th Street in Plainfield. According to Plainfield Public Safety Director Carl Riley, "The vehicle was driven by a 37-year old ...

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FREEHOLD, NJ — The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking information on a fatal shooting and motor vehicle accident that occurred early this morning on Route 18 in Colts Neck. After being closed for nearly eight hours between Routes 537 and 34, Route 18 was reopened in both directions ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Rahway Mayor Raymond Giacobbe will Assemblyman Jim Kennedy and Union County Freeholders, 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Willows, a new affordable housing residence which will cater to artists in downtown Rahway. The new 58-unit residence, located at 219 ...

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NEWARK, NJ - If you wanted to define New Jersey, two names come to mind:  Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen.  Travels has had the pleasure of meeting and working with both and can vouch for their love of both the Garden State and greater New York area. This weekend they showed their appreciation ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Travels is excited to be backstage for the Bon Jovi concert in the Newark Prudential Center. Nothing says Jersey more than the rockers of Bon Jovi.  We look forward to seeing them in Cleveland next week.    

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NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Three Plainfield Police Detectives, responding to the sound of gunshots, were fired upon by a man on Wednesday and one of the Detectives returned fire, leading  to the man’s capture and arrest, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Thursday. The ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, have announced they will be stocking Union County’s parks and waterways for the opening day of trout season, scheduled for Saturday, April 7 at 8 a.m. Union County rivers and lakes are scheduled to be stocked with 23,950 rainbow ...

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Washington, DC- El Comité Nacional de Aseguramiento Calificada (NCQA) anunció hoy que Neighborhood Health Service Corporation con ubicaciones en Plainfield Y Elizabeth, Nueva Jersey recibió el Reconocimiento de Hogar Médico Centrado en el Paciente (PCMH) de NCQA por usar basado en evidencias, ...

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UNION, NJ – Over 500 students, parents, public officials, and activists marched and gathered in Union Saturday morning for the Union County ‘March for Our Lives’ event.  The student-led march, which called on the U.S. government for stricter gun laws and memorialized the 17 people killed in ...

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UNION, NJ – It is anticipated that several hundred people or more will participate in the Union County March for Our Lives event on Saturday morning in Union. Students, teachers, parents, clergy and public officials from all over Union County will be walking from Burnet Middle School to Town ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - Senators Jeff Flake of Arizona and Cory Booker of New Jersey had a spirited snow ball fight in front of Capital Hill.  This combines multiple things that we like at TAPintoTravels.  It includes extended work travel, a great tourist city, and two grown men having fun. Is it ...

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Photos by Lillian Shupe NEWTON, N.J. — The 2018 Sussex County St. Patrick’s Parade was held March 17. The New Jersey Quarter Horse Association brought several different breeds of horses, the Happy Horses 4-H Club marched, The New Jersey State Fair/Sussex County Farm & Horse Show 2016 ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Giving no details on location and time, New Jersey State Police plans to conduct a sobriety checkpoint on Saturday, March 17 in the area of Belmar and Neptune Township, The state police made the announcement on its Facebook page, alerting motorists that state troopers will be ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – A surprise engagement took center stage at last weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Somerville. In the midst of the March 11 festivities, Piscataway resident Steven Verardi boarded a float and popped the question to his girlfriend Elise Latona, marking the first known engagement ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University officials have often been wary of the governor's annual budget message, wondering what type of budget cuts the university may sustain and how it would potentially impact tuition and the overall quality of education. This budget message, delivered March 13, ...

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WARREN, NJ - AAA is reminding drivers that the change to Daylight Saving Time may create distractions on the roadway and challenges for drivers who lost an hour of sleep. Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday at 2 a.m. “As we spring forward, drivers should be aware that the time change will also ...

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WATCHUNG , NJ - A Watchung man has been arrested on charges of fraud and tax evasion, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes announced today. Pedro L. Carbajal, age 43, of Watchung, was arrested  on charges arising out of the fraudulent activities of Options Staffing, a New Jersey ...

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BELMAR, NJ — A federal judge has dismissed a $10 million lawsuit filed against Belmar by the owners of a proposed outdoor bar whose liquor license transfer was rejected. U.S. District Judge Peter Sheridan on February 26 dismissed without prejudice the complaint filed last April by brothers ...

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