E-Waste Recycling is Easier than Ever in Hudson County

The Hudson County Improvement Authority (HCIA) is proud to offer Hudson County residents and small businesses with the opportunity to recycle their electronic waste for free at collection sites located across Hudson County.

With Drop-Off Locations throughout Hudson County in Bayonne, Harrison, Hoboken, Jersey City, Kearny, North Bergen, Secaucus, Union City and West New York, there are plenty ...

Hudson County Prosecutor's Office Celebrates Efforts that Provided Over 41,000 Meals Through Community Refrigerators

July 21, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ  – When COVID-19 lockdowns made meeting community members face-to-face more challenging, the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office sought alternative ways to put their community outreach program to work. 

The need for assistance did not stop during this time, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said in a statement touting their efforts to support community ...

Even with New State Law Relationship with ICE Won't End Immediately, County Official Says

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Despite the passage of a new state law that will prohibit state, local government agencies, and private detention facilities from entering into, renewing, or extending immigration detention agreements, Hudson County may need some time to finally do away with the contract that is currently in place with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), County Commissioner ...

Hudson County Honors Hero Bayonne Soldier. Stephen R. Gregg Risked His Own Life to Save Others During World War II

BAYONNE, NJ - County and local officials, as well as family, joined together recently to honor the service of World War II veteran, and Medal of Honor recipient, Lt. Stephen R. Gregg. The event, held at the park that already bears the hero’s name, served as the official unveiling of a statue in Gregg’s honor, and likeness, that now stands near the 43rd Street entrance of Stephen ...

Cunningham Backed Legislation to Provide Enhanced NJ Higher Education, Property Tax Benefits for Veterans Signed into Law

July 24, 2021

TRENTON, NJ – Under a trio of bills signed into law on Thursday by Governor Phil Murphy, New Jersey veterans and active military service members will have easier access to higher education, and expanded access to the disabled veterans’ property tax exemption. An annual grant program within the Troops to College Program will be established to ...

Murphy: 'We Only Have a Pandemic Among the Unvaccinated'

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his regular COVID press briefing on Monday, July 19, that over 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in New Jersey and that more than five million individuals who live, work, or study in the state are now fully vaccinated.

Among the 4,432,769 fully vaccinated individuals (as of June 28), only a small ...

TAPinto is Hiring!

July 15, 2021

TAPinto is currently hiring to support its growing network of more than 90 franchised online local news sites in New Jersey, New York, and Florida. 

Positions available include:  

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The Secrets Behind the Deliciousness of NJ Summer Tomatoes

July 24, 2021

NEW JERSEY — For many who call the Garden State home, summer tastes like the first bite of a ripe, juicy Jersey tomato plucked fresh from a roadside farm stand or local farmers market.

But for every delicate tomato dripping with flavor we devour on the spot or place ever so carefully in our canvas bag to bring home from the market, we struggle to understand its secrets. What makes the ...

NJ to Allow Profit From Home Baking as Entrepreneurs Learn New Rule’s Nooks, Crannies

NEW JERSEY — Bakers in the Garden State who have been longing to make cookies, cakes and other baked treats from home and legally sell them for a profit are another step closer to achieving their goal.

The New Jersey Public Health Council recently approved the state Department of Health’s rule change to allow for the sale of home-baked goods and ...

8 Simple Activities To Enjoy With Your Grandkids

Spending quality time with your grandkids (and kids) adds joy and laughter to any given day. Just basking in a child’s boundless energy and carefree silliness can boost your mood and make you smile. But joining in the fun also keeps you physically and mentally active – and research shows that multigenerational interaction is good for older adults and kids.

 

If you’re ...

Easy Recipes To Make With Home Garden Ingredients

Many foodies will attest there’s nothing more delicious than homegrown vegetables and fruits straight from your garden. Enjoying your bountiful backyard harvest will boost your vitamin and mineral intake and help you maintain a well-balanced, nutritious diet – which is especially important for gut health as you age. If you’re looking for new ways to serve your fresh produce, try ...

How to Incorporate Chalk Paint Into Your Next Project

Chalk paint is all the rage for that cozy richness it gives to furniture, décor, and even walls. The matte finish adds a softness to bold colors and a thickness that covers even the most worn down surfaces.

 

Home decorating moguls love chalk paint, and now you can, too - here’s the lowdown on why, where, and how to use chalk paint for your next DIY decorating ...

Tile, Wood, or Laminate — What’s Your Flooring Match?

If your wood floors are discolored and scratched, your tile chipped, or your laminate worn, you may need an upgrade! But what’s the best flooring option? That all depends on the purpose of the area to be refinished, your budget, and your style.

The following sections will outline some of the key differences between wood, tile, and laminate.

Since there are pros and cons to each type ...