Ocean County Residents: Here's How to Get to Your Vaccine Appointment

May 6, 2021

OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — Ocean Ride Services runs 12 routes throughout the county for residents who have a difficult time finding transportation.  Information about the various bus runs can be found here.

Seniors, as well as those with disabilities can also use Ocean Ride Services to ensure they have a means of making their COVID-19 vaccination appointment.  Interested parties ...

Ocean County COVID-19 Infection Rate Lowest Since Last Summer

OCEAN COUNTY, NJ - Good news for Ocean County residents as COVID-19 infection rates dropped to the lowest vulnerability levels since last summer.

 “In the last eight days, Ocean County has been under 100 new cases in seven of those days,” announced Commissioner Gerry P. Little at yesterday’s Ocean County Board of Commissioners meeting.  “This is an important ...

Murphy Echoes Revised CDC Guidance on Masking

NEW JERSEY -- The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) revised its masking guidance for fully vaccinated Americans on Tuesday, April 27. The new public health recommendations outlined instances in which fully vaccinated individuals can forgo wearing a mask. This guidance applies to COVID-19 vaccines currently authorized for emergency use by the FDA: Pfizer-BioNTech, ...

Ocean Township Police Adds Special Officer to Department's Roster

May 6, 2021

WARETOWN, NJ — The Ocean Township Police Department announced today the addition of a new special officer to the small community of just under 10,000 residents.

According to the department's announcement, Special Officer Ryan North graduated from the Camden County Police Academy Class #7, While in the Academy, Officer North excelled in academics and physical fitness, finishing ...

Barnegat Fire Department Responded to Multiple Calls Last Night

BARNEGAT, NJ — The sounds of sirens and fire trucks raised concerns throughout the night as the Barnegat Fire Department responded to multiple calls. Fortunately, fires were extinguished quickly and without injuries.

The first call came in at 7:06 pm for a structural fire at Patriot's Cove, the apartments located across from Big Lots at the intersection of Route 9 and Barnegat ...

Ocean Township Committee Honors Unsung Heroes and Retired K-9

WARETOWN, NJ – Uniformed police officers stood at the back of the room as Ocean Township Committee members returned to in-person meetings yesterday.

The cops weren’t there in anticipation of any loud outbursts – though there were a couple of thunderous barks.

When Ocean Township Police K9 Kaver retired at the beginning of the year, local authorities did not have the chance ...

Community Medical Center Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ for the Spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

April 30, 2021

TOMS RIVER, NEW JERSEY, April 29, 2021 — Community Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, received an “A” grade in the spring 2021 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing Community Medical Center’s achievements protecting patients from errors, injuries, accidents, and infections. The Leapfrog Group is an independent national ...

Barnegat Boys Lacrosse Shocks the Shore In Double Overtime Classic

May 6, 2021

BARNEGAT, NJ - This year’s Barnegat Boys Lacrosse team is a different breed of cat.

Barnegat is off to a remarkable 5-1 start, their best since the 2013 season. Their last five games included impressive victories over Marlboro, Neptune, Central Regional, and Donovan Catholic, with their lone loss falling to No.4 in the Shore Wall.

Barnegat has shown that they are a force to be ...

Parker's Army and Tim's Tribe Donate New Southern Boys Lacrosse Scoreboard

STAFFORD — On April 27, it was opening day for the Southern Regional High School Boys Lacrosse squad. It was also a special day as Parker's Army and Tim's Tribe donated a brand-new scoreboard for the team. 

The money was raised by both organizations in 2019, but sat idle for a year due to Covid-19 and the cancellation of the 2020 season.  It was Southern's first ...

13-Run Fourth Inning Gives Barnegat Softball Win Over Point Pleasant Boro

BARNEGAT, NJ  The Barnegat Softball team prevailed with a 19-9 victory over the Panthers of Point Pleasant Boro on Monday afternoon.

Point Boro led the game 6-3 at the top of the fourth. Barnegat answered back delivering 13 unanswered runs in the bottom of the fourth.

The Panthers were able to get three more runners to score in the top of the fifth, but it would be the Bengals ...

Children Need Summer Camp Like Never Before

April 23, 2021

After more than a year of remote learning, social isolation, canceled activities and school events, summer camp in the great outdoors has never been more important for our children.

Summer camp gives children so much of what’s been missing since the pandemic began – space to explore nature, time to connect in person with other kids and positive role models, and opportunity to ...

Obituaries

Herman “ Bubie” C. Harrison III, age 56 of Manahawkin NJ, passed way Tuesday April 20th ...
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NJ Dentist and his Pit Bull Therapy Dog Give Back to Local Community

April 28, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- While Joseph DalBon, DMD, may be best known as a top-notch local dentist at the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, he is also the proud owner of a therapy dog. Dr. DalBon spoke with TAPintoTV about his Pit Bull puppy, Olivia, the services she provides to others in the community, and how he came to recognize her unique talents.

DalBon realized Olivia was ...

TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...

Veteran TAPinto Franchisee Launches TAPinto Raritan Bay

SAYREVILLE, NJ - Longtime TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood franchisee John Mooney is taking his talents to the banks of the Raritan. After spending years growing TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood into one of the networks top 5 most-visited sites, Mooney is officially launching TAPinto Raritan Bay, covering Sayreville and South Amboy, N.J.

“Since I am familiar with Sayreville-South Amboy and ...