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Healthgrades Recognizes All Atlantic Health System Medical Centers for Hallmark Specialties


All five Atlantic Health System medical centers were honored for delivering high-quality care and superior outcomes across multiple specialties in the Healthgrades 2022 Report to the Nation, released today. Among the national and regional recognitions, Morristown Medical Center became the only hospital in the nation to achieve 2022 Specialty Excellence awards in each of the following ...

Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest

Viking's 3rd Annual Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest Starts Friday, October 1, 2021!  Submit a photo of you, your pet, or a loved one dressed as a creepy-crawly bug, insect, or another pest for your chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card and other awesome prizes! Click here to learn more and enter the contest!

How to Recycle Right in Union County

Recycling has been subject to statewide rules in New Jersey since 1987, but questions continually arise about recycling. The Union County Bureau of Recycling and Planning wants to help residents learn the rules and “Recycle Right.” Here are answers to four of the most frequently asked questions we receive about recycling in Union County:

Q: What is ACCPTABLE in my curbside ...

Victorian ‘Pink Tea’ Benefit for Kenilworth Nitschke House to Celebrate ‘100 Years and More of Votes for Women’

October 24, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - Nationally acclaimed author and historian Joanne Hamilton Rajoppi will highlight women’s valiant, decades-long struggle in winning the right to vote, particularly the efforts of local and Union County pathfinders, during a Victorian “Pink Tea” to be presented by the Kenilworth Historical Society on Sat., November 6, 2021, in celebration of ...

Kenilworth Recap: Police Blotter, Passing of Firefighter, Leaf Bags & More

KENILWORTH, NJ - Did you miss this past week's top stories? Catch up on what you missed in the links below.

KENILWORTH POLICE BLOTTER: Impersonating a Police Officer, Theft, Stolen Vehicle & More

Kenilworth Volunteer Fire Department Announces Passing of Firefighter

Borough of Kenilworth Department of Public Works Leaf Bag Distribution Update

TAPinto Kenilworth Wants ...

Kenilworth Schools’ Hispanic Heritage Night Creates Unity Through Celebration of Culture

October 25, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ  - Students love a good party, so it’s no surprise that Kenilworth Public Schools’ recent fiesta was hugely popular.

The Oct. 14 celebration also included the community – and a vibrant cultural theme. The district’s Hispanic Heritage Night helped represent the background of many Kenilworth students. Hispanic students make up 35 percent of the ...

TAPinto Kenilworth Wants Your Homecoming Photos

KENILWORTH, NJ – The Homecoming Dance was held for David Brearley students on Friday night and TAPinto Kenilworth is looking for photos of participants dressed in their formal wear.

Want your pictures featured on TAP? Email them to and we'll add them to the 2021 album.

Check back for more photos later.

School Mask Mandate Opponents Rally at the State House

TRENTON, NJ -- Hundreds of New Jerseyans gathered outside the State House Annex Building in Downtown Trenton on Monday to rally against Governor Phil Murphy's executive order which mandates that school employees must receive a COVID-19 vaccination. 

Organizers intentionally planned the rally to be held on the same day that the Governor's Order took effect ...

Kenilworth Volunteer Fire Department Announces Passing of Firefighter

October 20, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following message from the Kenilworth Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad.

It is with deep sadness that the Kenilworth, NJ Volunteer Fire Department announces the sudden passing of Firefighter Shawn Kelly. Firefighter Kelly joined the ranks of the Kenilworth Fire Department in 2005 and graduated the Union County Fire Academy where he earned his ...

Kenilworth Police Department Win Battle of the Badges

KENILWORTH, NJ - On Saturday, October 9 Kenilworth PBA Local 135 hosted their annual PBA BASH Battle of the Badges.

The Kenilworth Police Department played the Fire Department in a flag football matchup on the David Brearley High School football field. It was an exciting game and the outcome concluded the KPD beating the KFD with a final score 42-7. "It was a great day competing ...

Football: Brearley Takes Down Bound Brook

October 16, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - It was an exhilarating game for the Bears Friday night as they defeated the Crusaders with a 34-20 victory. The outcome shows just how well the Bears determination persevered. The teams standing rank is now 4-2.

"Going into the game we felt confident in our gameplan and executed it throughout the week" junior quarterback Matt Sims said.

Brearley Football Faces Bound Brook Tonight

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Bears are set to take on the Crusaders at Bound Brook High School tonight at 7 p.m.

The team currently stands 3-2 overall. Last week they lost to Bernards 36-12.

Porch Pirates Now Follow Delivery Vehicles in New Jersey

October 24, 2021

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department is reporting a new tactic being used by porch pirates - following delivery vehicles. 

In the days of yore, porch pirates would ply the streets of the community seeking packages left on doorsteps. Since TAPinto Nutley launched, the publication has reported on countless incidents of package thefts, some being caught on camera, perhaps none more ...

New Jersey Lottery Ticket Wins $240,505 Jackpot

TRENTON, NJ - A Paterson lottery player is $240,505 richer after their numbers matched those drawn, 08, 14, 31, 39, and 42, and the XTRA number 02, in Tuesday’s Jersey Cash 5 game.

The retailer, Krauszer’s Food Store, 375 McLean Blvd., will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for selling the winning ticket.

44-year-old New Jersey Man Arrested for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child

PATERSON, NJ — A 44-year-old Clifton resident was arrested Monday after an investigation by the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office Special Victims Unit (PCPO) after a report of sexual assault of a minor. 

On September 8, 2021, the PCPO received a report from the Division of Child Protection and Permanency regarding an 18-year-old victim who disclosed being sexually ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Carter

October 25, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet Carter Kenilworth's TAPinto Pet of the Week!

This is Carter! We rescued him two years ago. His paperwork says he is half dachshund half collie, but we think he’s a dingo. Carter loves to go on long walks and chase the squirrels in our backyard. He sure is lucky that his dad owns a restaurant because sometimes he’ll bring him home a ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Coco

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet Coco Kenilworth's TAPinto Pet of the Week!

This is Coco. She is five years old and a Jersey girl at heart. She recently moved from New Jersey to Florida. Coco LOVES bacon and will follow you anywhere for it! For a little girl, she is quite the bed hog.

Submitted By: Carol Williams

Would you like your pet to be ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Meatball

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet Meatball Kenilworth's TAPinto Pet of the Week!

Little Meatball was welcomed into our lives at the beginning of this year. He mostly spends his time chewing furniture and house shoes, but occasionally he takes a break and enjoys a yummy bully stick.  Although he’s not much for walks and begins to drag his butt and paws along the sidewalk in ...

Don't Make These Common Small Business Marketing Mistakes

Hope you're sitting down for this one.  A 2021 report from Top Design Firms says 28% of small businesses don't have a website.

Of the 72% who have a website, maintaining it can be a full-time job all by itself. Customers have elevated expectations and the website has to match that.  Small business owners often don't have that time.  Forbes has some suggestions ...

Behind the Headlines: How a Text Message Led a TAPinto Franchisee to Get Answers for His Community

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The text message was straight and to the point.

“Hey they have all of our (expletive) and we can’t get it out.”

That certainly got John Mooney’s attention.

Then the TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood franchisee saw a post on Facebook and started asking some questions.

“They said ‘hey this is going on — we’re going to ...

Email is Key to News Publishers Clawing Back Advertising Dollars from Social Media

Many news publishers are struggling to produce enough advertising dollars to be sustainable, with many now erecting paywalls or going the non-profit route to attempt to stay in business. However, publications would be wise to think about what advantages that they can bring to a potential advertiser that social media cannot offer. One such tool is email.

Any publisher who has stayed on top of ...

How a Change of Plan Led TAPinto's Newest Franchisee to Stay in Princeton

PRINCETON, NJ -- Richard Rein had a 4-month plan.  He was going to work with a Princeton University professor, who was teaching a class on expository writing.  After that, head north.

“My original plan was to move to New York City where the action was,” Rein said.

That was nearly 4 decades ago.  He never left.

Today, Rein is still in ...

Union County Achieves “Low” Community Transmission Rating for COVID-19

October 24, 2021

Union is the only county in New Jersey and the entire Northeast currently with low community transmission rating from CDC.

According to the latest data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, Union County is the only county in New Jersey designated in the lowest tier for community transmission of the COVID-19 virus, and also the only county in the entire northeastern quadrant of the U.S. to ...