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Trenton man murdered at bar Friday night
TRENTON — A weekend outing turned deadly Friday night as two men were shot at a city bar, one fatally. The Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the Trenton Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred Friday night in the city. At approximately 10:40 p.m. on Friday,...
Zufall Health Renovates Somerville Facility, Expands Network Services
SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Zufall Health community health center at 71 Fourth St. is slated to undergo renovations and expansion of services this spring as a new president and CEO takes over operations of the award-winning community health center network. Frances Palm succeeds Eva Turbiner, who announced her retirement last year. Zufall will add dental services in Somerville, with two other initiatives involving Franklin and Bridgewater, according to Palm. She was joined by local and state officials on Monday, March 13 for a ribbon cutting at the new Zufall Health – Bridgewater medical clinic at Somerset County’s Richard Hall Community Health Center in Bridgewater. The...
Fire Causes Heavy Damage to Piscataway Home
PISCATAWAY, NJ – A two-alarm fire left a Florence Avenue home with extensive fire and smoke damage Sunday night. Fire and rescue crews from Piscataway’s six fire departments were called to the scene just before 7:30 pm to fight the flames that broke out in the single-story ranch home in the township’s Arbor section. Police and firefighters were later concentrated in the backyard inspecting the rear of the house which was heavily damaged by the fire. Fire command at the scene would only say the cause was under investigation and could not offer further comments. No word on any injuries. TAPinto is free and published daily made possible through sponsorships and advertising. Get Your Town's News in Your Inbox: Click Here to sign up. Contact email@example.com for sponsorship and advertising information. Market Your Business Using TAPinto Download the TAPinto App! Click here for Android. Click here for iOS.
Man shoots and kills woman in Trenton, then takes his own life
TRENTON — Two more people are dead, and one is recovering from a gunshot wound at a local hospital after the second murder this past weekend in the Capital City. County officials say that a man allegedly shot two people on the 100 block of Pennington Ave., Sunday evening, then was found dead soon after, apparently having killed himself nearby.
Police: 2 dead, 1 injured after triple shooting in Trenton
TRENTON, N.J. - Trenton police and the Mercer County Homicide Task Force are investigating a fatal shooting that took the life of a woman, injured one man, while a third man died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Officials said police responded to the 100 block of Pennington Avenue Sunday...
NJ Transit: Pedestrian Hit on Raritan Valley Line in Union County
UNION COUNTY, NJ — Riders on Raritan Valley Line can expect train delays due to a pedestrian hit near Roselle Park Sunday morning, authorities said. Service along the Raritan Valley line is suspended in both directions between Cranford and Newark Penn Station, NJ Transit said in an alert at 10: 16 a.m. “Customers should seek alternate transportation,” the agency said. “We are working as quickly as possible to provide substitute busing.”
Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Garage Fire In Monroe Township
March 26, 2023 MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–Around 2:25 p.m. all Monroe fire departments responded to a reported explosion in a…
Washington's 'Eagle's Nest' Revolutionary War lookout in Bridgewater preserved
BRIDGEWATER – Somerset County has acquired the Eagle's Nest, a 1.43-acre property at the end of Miller Lane off Vosseler Avenue that Gen. George Washington's troops used as a lookout during the Revolutionary War. Also known as Wayne’s Brigade Encampment, the Eagle’s Nest on top of First Watchung Mountain overlooking Chimney Rock and the Raritan Valley, was owned for several decades by Navy veteran Herbert Patullo, who owned his namesake restaurant on Vosseller Avenue in Bound Brook. ...
West Windsor Arts Council member show ‘Yesterday Today Tomorrow’ runs from March 28 through June 3
Opening Reception Friday, March 31 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The West Windsor Arts Council invited member artists to explore and express the idea of change and the passage of time as they relate to personal experiences or observations in the new art exhibition, “Yesterday Today Tomorrow.”. The new...
Overnight NJ American Water Service Project to Close Sections of Summit Ave., Mar. 27 - Apr. 7
SUMMIT, NJ - Portions of Summit Avenue will be fully closed during the nighttime and overnight hours beginning March 27 through April 7. The closures are due to New Jersey American Water performing overnight service work along the entirety of Summit Avenue. Work will be performed between the hours of 8 p.m. and 5 a.m., with work on the portion of Summit Avenue between Deforest and Railroad Avenues performed between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. The project's timeline is weather permitting.
Woodbridge: Good Lookin’ & Healthy Too!
WOODBRIDGE, NJ — For a third straight year Woodbridge has achieved a “Gold Level” status as a “New Jersey Healthy Town” from the Princeton-based independent N.J. Health Care Quality Institute. To put this in perspective, New Jersey has 563 municipalities with 430 of them listed as participants in local “Mayors Wellness Campaign.” Woodbridge is one of only 14 municipalities to receive the gold level designation for strong, active 2022 participation in Mayor John E. McCormac’s many ongoing health and wellness efforts. “Our administration puts health and wellness at the top of our priorities,” said Mayor McCormac, crediting Council President Gregg Ficarra, chairman of...
Go to the Movies for Green Brook Fire Fundraiser
GREEN BROOK, NJ -- Green Brook Volunteer Fire Company and Dunellen Defender Fire Company are joining forces and holding a fundraiser at the Dunellen Theater Saturday March 25. Tickets are $15 to see a showing of Backdraft. Menu and bar ordering available from Zupkos to enjoy during the movie. Movie starts at 8pm. Tickets will be sold starting at 7pm. Cash only.
Pedestrian Killed By Train In Union County, Delays Reported
Delays were reported on NJ Transit's Raritan Valley Line Sunday morning, March 26 due to a pedestrian having been fatally struck. The RVL train 5515, which left Newark Penn Station just before 9:40 a.m., struck the pedestrian around 9:50 a.m. on Galloping Hill Road near the Roselle Park station, NJT officials said.
Plainfield Students Learn About Voting Process, Cast Votes with Sample Ballots
PLAINFIELD, NJ — Students 17-years-old and up at Plainfield High School were given a crash course on how to maneuver through the process to cast their vote in this year's primary and general elections. The two-part event taught those eligible to vote how to register to do so, and provided sample ballots that allowed them to choose their candidates in actual voting booths. "I’m a firm believer in civic responsibility," Supervisor of Social Studies Dr. Tristian Cox said. “We want the kids to be exposed to what it’s like to vote, why you should vote," and, he said, to be educated...
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For most of my life, Princeton presented itself as a somewhat intangible entity. Indeed, it wasn’t even near the top of the list of schools I wished to attend as a senior praying to the gods of Higher Education for an acceptance just somewhere. Having spent nine months of my childhood living on Yale Street, idealizing the charms of Columbia in the City That Never Sleeps, and inspired by actress Emma Watson’s Brown-certified degree in English literature, I confess other Ivy Leagues took precedence when I ranked the list of universities I was hoping to get into. Princeton made the cut...
Have Coffee with a Cop on Thursday
SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The Springfield Police Department will host Coffee with a Cop on Thursday, March 30. Have a cup and conversation from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. that morning at Halo Roasters. The event is a chance for residents to ask questions, voice their concerns and get to know the police officers in their neighborhood. No appointment is needed. Residents can stop by 228 Mountain Ave. on Thursday morning.
Get Ready for an Eggcellent Time in Bernardsville at Easter Egg Hunt and Bunny Visit April 1
BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Be prepared for an egg-cellent time at the Downtown Bernardsville & Bernardsville Recreation Easter Egg Hunt! On April 1, come to the Bernardsville Polo Grounds from 11am – 3pm for an event filled with fun activities such as egg hunts, face painting, bouncy houses, petting zoo, a DJ and more. At 11:30am and 1:30pm, join in with over 3,000 eggs per hunt! A designated space for kids 3 and under will be available. The Egg Hunt is sponsored by Cheryl Maddaluna Real Estate & i9 Sports and all ages are welcome to join in on the fun. Head over to the photo op area every hour, on the hour from 11am – 2pm to meet and take photos with the Easter Bunny. Each visit is between 30-45 minutes and the Easter Bunny will be taking a carrot snack break in between. Lastly, Laura’s Parties is sponsoring face painting from 11am to 3pm. So don’t miss out on all the festive fun at the Downtown Bernardsville & Bernardsville Recreation Easter Egg Hunt Click here for more details.
Kenilworth Recap: Annual Carnival, Town Ranking, Baseball Preview & More
KENILWORTH, NJ - Did you miss this past week's top stories? Catch up on what you missed in the links below. The Top ten are posted by the page views of the week. 1. Kenilworth Annual Carnival Explained: A Conversation with Father Giovanni 2. Where Kenilworth Stands on Niche’s 2023 ‘Best Places to Live’ Rankings 3. Brearley Baseball 2023 Season Preview 4. Union Restaurant Owner Convicted of Sexual Offenses Against Minor 5. Kenilworth Recap: Massimo's, Gun Arrest, Summer Carnival Announcement & More 6. Kenilworth 2023 Classic Car Show 7. Kenilworth Rec to Host Annual Easter Egg Hunt 8. Police Arrest Owner of NJ Bridal Shop for Theft After Customer Complaints 9. Woman Allegedly Stole $2,973 of Ulta Beauty Items 10. Kenilworth Police Safe Place Initiative Roll-Out Have a news tip, feedback or story idea? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Don’t miss any TAPinto Kenilworth news. Go to tapinto.net/enews to sign up for our free e-newsletter, delivered each morning to your inbox. Interested in marketing your business on TAPinto Kenilworth? Email email@example.com.
19-Year-Old Killed And Another Hospitalized In Trenton Shooting Last Night
March 25, 2023 TRENTON, NJ (MERCER)–The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office stated that the Mercer County Homicide Task Force and the…
APPROVED: A New Popeyes is Coming to Middlesex County, NJ – Here’s Where
If you're in the mood for some fast, southern-style fried chicken, here's some good news. A new Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen has just been approved to build a new location in South Plainfield, according to NJ.com. The South Plainfield Planning Board granted the green light to open the location in the...
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