NJ TRANSIT’s Renaissance Plans Focus on a Decade of Enhancements

NEW JERSEY – The state’s most extensive transit system recently laid out plans for a massive transformation intended to make it tops as far as reliability and efficiency.

According to NJ TRANSIT President and CEO Kevin Corbett, President, the company intends to make up for lost time and has already begun the process. Strategic plans made through 2030 bring a promise of increased ...

Bloomfield Cruisers Toy Drive & Santa’s Parade Set for this Weekend!

December 1, 2021

It's a big week for the Bloomfield Cruisers with a Holiday Party/Toy Drive and a 16 Mile Parade led by Santa!

On Friday, December 3 from 5PM – 9PM, the non-profit car club will host their annual Holiday Party & Toy Drive. Attendees are asked to bring a new and unwrapped toy valued at $15 along with a $5 per person cover. Toys collected will be added to the Bloomfield Police ...

Bloomfield Holiday Tree Lighting Scheduled for Monday

The Township of Bloomfield invites all residents to join us on Monday night, November 29th of the front steps of Town Hall for our Tree/Menorah & Kinara Lighting.  

Municipal Plaza will be closed to vehicular traffic starting at 5:30PM. At 6:00PM DJ Joe Milano will be playing holiday music and there will be a professional ice sculpture artist creating two ...

Belleville Mayor Announces Bid to Run for Re-Election

December 3, 2021

BELLEVILLE, NJ  – Belleville Mayor Michael Melham declared his intention to seek a second, four-year term for Mayor on Dec. 1.  Belleville will hold non-partisan elections next May.

Because of the unexpected crowd of supporters, the Melham campaign made the last-minute decision to move the event from the “library” at Nanina's in the Park to the grand ...

Teens 'Joyriding' in Stolen Vehicle Strike, Injure Newark Police Detective, Authorities Say

NEWARK, NJ — A Newark police detective on Sunday was injured in a vehicle collision by a juvenile driver operating a stolen automobile, according to authorities. 

The officer, who was unidentified in a report released by the Newark Department of Public Safety Director Brian O'Hara, was injured by a 17-year-old male driver in a stolen vehicle.

“I’m ...

Jack Ciattarelli Concedes Governor's Race to Phil Murphy, Vows to Run Again in 2025

November 12, 2021

RARITAN BOROUGH, NJ — "I hate to lose."

Republican Jack Ciattarelli conceded the Governor's race Friday afternoon in his hometown of Raritan Borough.

"I called Governor Murphy earlier today and congratulated him on his re-election and wished him well in serving the people of New Jersey," Ciattarelli said at a news conference.

Moments later, he told ...

New Book Combines Classic Cocktails and True Crime Stories

December 5, 2021

If you’re throwing a themed party or looking to curl up with some scintillating stories and a nightcap, “Mixology and Murder” by Kierra Sondereker (Ulysses Press; October 2021) has what you’re looking for.

“‘Mixology and Murder’ is a combination of two things I really enjoy — cocktails and true crime stories,” said author Kierra Sondereker, ...

Dickens Village in Maplewood NJ Celebrates the 2021 Holiday Season Starting on December 4th

November 29, 2021

MAPLEWOOD,  NJ -- Dickens Village, an annual Maplewood NJ tradition, returns to Ricalton Square this week and will be open to the public from 1pm - 4pm on December 4th, 11th and 18th.

In celebration of the yearly event, TAPintoTV takes a look back at Stephanie Willoughby's visit to Dickens Village in 2019, and the community tradition of re-creating the village from ...

Producing User Generated Content: Tips and Tricks

According to recent data, 85% of Americans own a smartphone**. Smartphones are routinely used to publish pictures and video via websites and apps, which enables users to share their participation in an event, presence at a location, or highlight a relationship or connection with other people. The primary means of creating and publishing User-Generated Content has become the smartphone.

What is ...

The Jaffe Briefing - December 6, 2021

MONTCLAIR – As we are still trying to figure out if 2021 was “good” or “bad,” there’s at least one sector of New Jersey that has endless blessings to count. And that would be anyone who sold real estate this year. NJ.com reports that homes sold at more than 100% of asking price every month except February, when they sold at “just” 99.9% of asking ...

TAPinto Tips: Let TAPinto Be Part of your Marketing Plan

Do you have a Marketing Plan?  What are you doing now? Is it working? What's your budget? Do you want to reach our TAPinto viewers? Have you considered the TAPinto Do-it-Yourself (DIY) marketing platform? These are the questions I will ask you when inquiring about marketing with TAPinto.

The TAPinto network of 90 franchised sites in New Jersey ...

Issue Advocacy: How One TAPinto Franchisee Knew It Was Time to Engage the Reader Differently

Elizabeth Meyers knows how things work in Trenton.

She worked for a legislative member starting at the age of 20, then as a contract lobbyist, and then a stint at Capital Impact Group. Then Meyers went back to the legislature, where she worked as Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo's Chief of Staff for nine years.

Meyers is the Publisher/Editor for TAPinto Bordentown and Editor for ...

The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II by Robert P. Watson

The Nazi Titanic: The Incredible Untold Story of a Doomed Ship in World War II by 

Robert P. Watson. (De Capo Press, 2016).

 

The sinking of the famous British luxury ship, Titanic, is etched indelibly in our imaginations, even today, over 100 years after she succumbed to an iceberg in the North Atlantic. Books, movies, and the story of locating the wreck in the 1980s and ...

The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen (St. Martin’s Press, 2022).

 

We have all met them; the golden couple, who toss their heads back together, lost in the joy of their mutual adoration. They appear at gala events, hand in hand, and meet at the soccer games of their children when work is over for the day. And sometimes, aren’t we surprised when we hear ...

How to Raise an Elephant by Alexander McCall Smith

How to Raise an Elephant by Alexander McCall Smith (Thorndike Press, 2020)

 

Alexander McCall Smith has always written about Botswana with the greatest love and respect. The descriptions of the country, with its bush, and small villages, its simple and loving people, have enticed the reader to want to visit there. However, in How to Raise an Elephant, Smith’s 21st novel in the ...

Kids and COVID: Facts About the Vax Panel – Bloomfield Pediatrician Hosts Discussion to Tackle Myths and Provide Information to Parents

November 16, 2021

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November 15, 2021                                                        

Contact: Neil Caesar
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info@brickcityalphas.org

Kids and COVID: Facts About the Vax Panel –
Bloomfield Pediatrician Hosts ...

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Dickens Village in Maplewood NJ Celebrates the 2021 Holiday Season Starting on December 4th

November 29, 2021

MAPLEWOOD,  NJ -- Dickens Village, an annual Maplewood NJ tradition, returns to Ricalton Square this week and will be open to the public from 1pm - 4pm on December 4th, 11th and 18th.

In celebration of the yearly event, TAPintoTV takes a look back at Stephanie Willoughby's visit to Dickens Village in 2019, and the community tradition of re-creating the village from ...