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Sat, January 26, 2:00 PM

Reynolds Garden Shop + Floral Market, Manahawkin

High Design Floral Class

Arts & Entertainment Education Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 01/26/2019 2:00pm 01/26/2019 3:00pm America/New_York High Design Floral Class

Our designer Heather at the Floral Market will be teaching this fabulous high design floral class where you will learn new floral arrangement techniques. 2:00 pm. Class fee: $35. Space is limited. Register today online at reynoldsgardenshop.com or call Maria at 609.597.6099.

201 East Bay Avenue Manahawkin, NJ 08050

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Spring Holidays no Time to Ignore Coronavirus Physical Distancing Orders, NJ Officials Say

April 3, 2020

TRENTON, NJ — With religious holidays approaching and changing guidelines for the use of masks, state officials on Friday urged the public to continue to observe a statewide ban on social gatherings as a means to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus.

The reminders to observe social distancing came during Gov. Phil Murphy’s daily press briefing during which officials reported an ...

Local Seniors Walk Together - At a Social Distance

BARNEGAT, NJ - Earlier this week, residents of one Barnegat 55 community received a robocall from their association's management company. The Pheasant Run Board of Directors sensed that with stay at home orders, a great many had not seen a friendly face in some time. Even if meant a wave in passing, surely walking at a social distance would bring on some smiles.

At 2 pm today, a ...

Friday's Ocean County Coronavirus Update

OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — It’s like passing a bad car accident and not really wanting to take a look. However, natural instincts take over. In some cases, it’s merely searching for reassurance that the victim is a complete stranger. Such is the case for reviewing the daily numbers regarding the spread of the coronavirus. Worse yet is the grim reminder that people are dying ...

Healthy Blood Donors Are Urgently Needed for Hospital Patients

Amidst novel coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention measures, Vitalant and other blood centers nationwide are urging healthy individuals to donate blood—and organizations to maintain scheduled blood drives—to ensure patients have the lifesaving blood they need.

Healthy people are strongly encouraged to make a blood donation appointment by calling 877-25-VITAL

(877-258-4825) or going ...

Obituaries

Ruth K Reeder of Loveladies, NJ passed from this world on March 25, 2020. She was born in ...
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Forget Vodka, for Now. NJ Distillery Helps Make Hand Sanitizer for Pandemic

April 2, 2020

CAPE MAY, NJ — With hand sanitizer in demand during the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic, the makers of spirits are stepping up.

To do its part, Nauti Spirits Distillery in Cape May teamed up with Partners Pharmacy, which has a facility in Springfield, to make FDA-approved hand sanitizer instead of its usual vodka, rum and gin.

“We would like nothing better than to go back to ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Professors Rich and Anne Lee of TAPinto Greater Olean

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of April 2020 are journalism professors Rich and Anne Lee from St. Bonaventure University, who, together with their students, operate TAPinto Greater Olean.  TAPinto Greater Olean is owned by St. Bonaventure University's Jandoli School of Communication.

Q. Why did you want to franchise a TAPinto site? 

We were familiar ...

Perspective on the Pandemic from TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills Editor

April 2, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Matt Kass, Editor of TAPinto Millburn & Short Hills, spoke with TAPintoTV about how the communities he covers are dealing with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. 

“It’s too quiet outside, it’s too calm,” Kass said, about the current atmosphere in the community. “A lot of people are quietly on edge, there’s not a lot of ...

Local Seniors Walk Together - At a Social Distance

April 3, 2020

BARNEGAT, NJ - Earlier this week, residents of one Barnegat 55 community received a robocall from their association's management company. The Pheasant Run Board of Directors sensed that with stay at home orders, a great many had not seen a friendly face in some time. Even if meant a wave in passing, surely walking at a social distance would bring on some smiles.

At 2 pm today, a ...

N.J. COVID-19 Cases Rise to 26K, Here's the Breakdown by County

TRENTON, NJ – The total deaths in New Jersey from the coronavirus outbreak reached 537, Gov. Phil Murphy reported during his daily press conference this afternoon, in addition to highlighting some individuals who have succumbed to COVID-19.

Murphy reported 182 newly confirmed COVID-19 complication-related deaths.

There were 3,489 new positive tests in the state ...

Adopt A Senior Program Looking for Volunteers to Assist Stafford Seniors

STAFFORD — The Stafford Teachers and Residents Together team (START), which organized and began serving after Hurricane Sandy has begun a new ADOPT-A-SENIOR program in response to the Covid-19 quarantine.

The group is working to meet the growing demand for assisting older residents with errands.  Joe Mangino, one of the leaders has a desire to pair a volunteer with a senior ...

A Day in the Life of a Teacher During the Covid-19 Quarantine

April 2, 2020

Editor's Note: We are pleased to place the spotlight on Sarah O'Neill, a Barnegat teacher.  Thanks for this wonderful insight as our guest columnist, Sarah!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I Wish I Had

Before I allow you a sneak peek into my day teaching during this epidemic, let me ...

Early Spring Preparation for a Beautiful Summer Garden

March 7, 2020

STAFFORD - As winter fades into spring, gardeners can’t wait to get busy in the garden.  Pruning, cutting back perennials and ornamental grasses and preparing the garden for spring planting are just a few of the tasks.  Keep yourself and the pollinators overwintering in your garden safe as you start the cleanup process.

Always prune with a purpose.  Start by removing any ...