Despite Desire to Get Back in Classrooms, Schools Just Aren't Ready

August 12, 2020

As the summer begins to wind down, we continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects. For the last several weeks, all stakeholders have spent countless hours thinking about, debating and determining how to execute a reopening plan for our respective school districts. However, this plan must be about more than just reopening the buildings; it must consider the most efficient way to ...

Gov. Murphy Says Schools Can Opt to Remain Closed This Fall

August 12, 2020

TRENTON, NJ — After insisting for most of the summer on the importance of giving public school students in New Jersey the opportunity to get back to in-school learning, Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday announced that school districts could have the option of staying closed to students in the fall because of the threat the COVID-19 virus poses.

Under intense pressure from public ...

To Mask or Not to Mask: NJ Psychologist on Why People Choose Sides During Stressful Times

August 12, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Clinical Psychologist Dr. Meryl Dorf joined TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur to discuss why some people are not wearing masks, despite evidence showing that it is in the public good. 

Dr. Dorf joined Brodeur at East Main Media Studios’ facility in Little Falls, NJ, after being featured several times on TAPintoTV via Zoom. East Main’s ...

Gov. Murphy Says Schools Can Opt to Remain Closed This Fall

August 12, 2020

TRENTON, NJ — After insisting for most of the summer on the importance of giving public school students in New Jersey the opportunity to get back to in-school learning, Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday announced that school districts could have the option of staying closed to students in the fall because of the threat the COVID-19 virus poses.

Under intense pressure from public ...

Parklets: Curbside Dining in Somerville Inches Closer to Main Street

August 11, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Dining al fresco in the downtown restaurant district along Main Street is poised to expand beyond the curb and in to the street where cars normally park.

The Downtown Somerville Alliance, the non-profit agency that oversees management of the downtown retail and restaurant district, has been working with the state Department of Transportation seeking permission to heighten the ...

Malinowski Visits Somerville Locations to Film Campaign Commercial

SOMERVILLE, NJ - New Jersey Rep. Tom Malinowski, (D-7th) will make several stops in the borough Sunday afternoon to film short segments for a campaign commercial.

First stop is the residence of Mayor Dennis Sullivan, where a few guests have been invited to a backyard party.

Sullivan was asked by Malinowski's campaign to step up as their local advance scout the mayor said ...

Bedminster is Back on President Trump's Itinerary

BEDMINSTER, NJ — President Donald Trump is coming back to Bedminster for the second time in three weeks.

According to the President's itinerary, he was set to arrive at Morristown Municipal Airport Thursday evening at around 9 p.m. after a day that was to include three separate stops in Ohio, including one at the Whirlpool Corp. manufacturing plant.

Trump was just in Bedminster ...

Parklets: Curbside Dining in Somerville Inches Closer to Main Street

August 11, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Dining al fresco in the downtown restaurant district along Main Street is poised to expand beyond the curb and in to the street where cars normally park.

The Downtown Somerville Alliance, the non-profit agency that oversees management of the downtown retail and restaurant district, has been working with the state Department of Transportation seeking permission to heighten the ...

Malinowski Visits Somerville Locations to Film Campaign Commercial

SOMERVILLE, NJ - New Jersey Rep. Tom Malinowski, (D-7th) will make several stops in the borough Sunday afternoon to film short segments for a campaign commercial.

First stop is the residence of Mayor Dennis Sullivan, where a few guests have been invited to a backyard party.

Sullivan was asked by Malinowski's campaign to step up as their local advance scout the mayor said ...