JCP&L Parent FirstEnergy Names Brian X. Tierney President and Chief Executive Officer

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), parent company of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), today announced that the board of directors has unanimously agreed to appoint Brian X. Tierney president and chief executive officer, effective June 1, 2023. He succeeds interim President and Chief Executive Officer John W. Somerhalder II. Mr. Somerhalder also serves as chair of FirstEnergy’s ...

Two Local Easter Egg Hunts slated for April 1

March 25, 2023

BELMAR, NJ — Youngsters should grab their baskets and hone their egg-finding skills because two Easter egg hunts are coming to Belmar next weekend. The Belmar Recreation Department and the Belmar Public Library will each be hosting their own Easter Egg Hunts this year on Saturday, April 1. 

This will be the first year the Belmar Public Library holds its Easter Egg Hunt. On April 1, ...

Senator Vin Gopal to host event celebrating Irish-American Heritage Month at Deal Lake Bar & Co. on March 28

ASBURY PARK, NJ — Sen. Vin Gopal D-Monmouth will host an event in honor of Irish-American Heritage Month on Tuesday, March 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Deal Lake Bar & Co. at 604 Main St. in Loch Arbour. 

Leaders throughout the community will be honored, and light refreshments will be provided. 

State Police Col. Patrick Callahan and Asbury Park Mayor John Moor will be ...

Pipes and Drums roar from Main St. for 50th Annual Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade

BELMAR & LAKE COMO, NJ — Thousands of people, both residents and visitors, were sporting green on Sunday while celebrating the 50th Annual Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Once again, floats, pipes and drums bands, and more marched along Main Street in the two boroughs radiating Irish pride. 

The special day kicked off at D’Jais Oceanview Bar & Cafe, ...

Upcoming Events


Thu, April 06
12:30 PM — 01:30 PM


12:30 PM Dismissal - Spring Break Begins


Fri, April 07
All day


Spring Break

Home of the Week: 32 Summit Rd Verona Twp., NJ 07044

Come see 32 Summit Road in Verona; open house this Sunday 3/26 1-4pm. In the desirable Afterglow section, located on a cul-de-sac lies this beautiful Center Hall Colonial. Sitting on a 1/3 acre, you’ll enter through a many-windowed entry with heated floors into the foyer. The heart of the home is the chef’s kitchen with Wolf and Viking appliances, an eating area, and a beautiful view ...

2023 Election Policies

March 29, 2023

The following are marketing options available to all candidates for the 2023 elections.  To discuss marketing on TAPinto, please contact your local TAPinto site owner/publisher or click here. 

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TAPinto Journalists Recognized for Excellence by The Center for Cooperative Media

ISELIN, NJ — TAPinto journalists were recently honored by The Center for Cooperative Media with NJ News Commons Excellence in NJ Local News Awards.

"Thank you to the Center For Cooperative Media for recognizing the outstanding local journalism being produced here in New Jersey," TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro said. "Congratulations to all the winners including our ...