Financial Focus: Discuss financial goals with your family 

It’s a good idea to recognize the importance of good communications, because it plays a role in almost every aspect of living – including your finances. You’ll want to clearly communicate your financial goals to your loved ones – and you’ll want to hear theirs, too. 

Let’s look at some of the communications you might have with family ...

CD7 Redistricting

November 30, 2021

This letter is in support of fair Congressional districts that enable the voters to choose the person they want to represent them. Prior to 2019 for ten years CD 7 was represented by Leonard Lance who was all but assured reelection due to gerrymandering. He seemed more concerned with catering to his donor corporations than serving the district’s residents and never did town halls or visited ...

Giving Thanks for Marianne Kranz’s 23 Years of Outstanding Service

I’m writing to recognize Marianne Kranz for her outstanding efforts serving thousands of older adults in need and spearheading a large local volunteer program for over 23 years in our community as Director of Volunteers, Meals on Wheels and Home Support Services for SAGE Eldercare.  

As an integral part of the organization, Marianne worked with volunteers to ensure the delivery ...

Union County Residents Can Now Apply for Hurricane Ida Relief until January 5, 2022

December 4, 2021

In-person FEMA office in Union County will remain open until further notice.

The Union County Board of County Commissioners advises residents impacted by Hurricane Ida that the deadline for applying for individual assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency has been extended again. The new deadline to apply is Wednesday, January 5, 2022.

In addition, the FEMA Disaster ...

Union County COVID-19 Lab Expands Testing Capabilities

Omicron variant included in testing protocols.

The Union County COVID-19 Partnership Lab at Kean University has expanded testing protocols to include detection of the Omicron variant. Beginning this week, COVID-19 testing done through Union County mobile clinics and permanent testing sites have analysis prepared to identify cases of all currently known variants.

“Variant strains of ...

Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 Vaccines for Union County Residents, Dec. 7

The Covid-19 Virtual Town Hall will focus on misinformation and vaccines for children.

Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of Commissioners invites members of the public to attend a virtual, interactive Town Hall on COVID-19, on Zoom beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7, aimed at helping the Union County community understand the science behind COVID-19 vaccines, including ...

Celebrate the Holiday Season with Sensory Friendly Theatre and The Nutcracker Suite

Presented by the Union County Board of County Commissioners.

The Union County Board County Commissioners invites residents to enjoy a sensory friendly version of the beloved ballet classic The Nutcracker, performed live on stage by the American Repertory Ballet at the Union County Performing Arts Center on Sunday, December 5, at 1:00 p.m.

“Sensory Friendly Theater provides an ...

Upcoming Events

Mon, December 6, 12:00 PM

Overlook Auxiliary, Summit

Overlook Auxiliary's Lights of Love Fundraiser

Giving Back

Tue, December 7, 12:00 PM

Overlook Auxiliary, Summit

Overlook Auxiliary's Lights of Love Fundraiser

Giving Back

Wed, December 8, 12:00 PM

Overlook Auxiliary, Summit

Overlook Auxiliary's Lights of Love Fundraiser

Giving Back

Thu, December 9, 12:00 PM

Overlook Auxiliary, Summit

Overlook Auxiliary's Lights of Love Fundraiser

Giving Back


Thu, December 9, 7:30 PM

Berkeley Heights

BOE Meeting (click for details)


Fri, December 10, 12:00 PM

Overlook Auxiliary, Summit

Overlook Auxiliary's Lights of Love Fundraiser

Giving Back

The Omicron Variant – What We Know Today

An update on the Omicron variant of COVID-19 from Atlantic Health System experts Steven Sheris, MD, Executive Vice President, Chief Physician Executive, Atlantic Health System, President, Atlantic Medical Group and Jason Kessler, MD, section chief, infectious disease, Morristown Medical Center. For more information ...

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 ...

On The Road Again: AAA New Jersey Projects Thanksgiving Travel May Rebound to Pre-Pandemic Levels

November 23, 2021

NEW JERSEY -- Airports and roads may seem jam-packed this year as AAA predicts 53.4 million people to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, up 13% from 2020. This brings travel volumes within 5% of pre-pandemic levels in 2019, with air travel almost completely recovering from its dramatic fall during the pandemic, up 80% over last year. As restrictions continue to lift and consumer confidence ...