Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

Family Support Initiative Encircles Sam with Support, Now and In the Future

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - One in 5 adults in New Jersey lives with a disability. Many live without a family member to support them. They must cope on their own with intellectual, developmental or physical disabilities, mental health challenges, or a combination of several.

As an example, Sam* lives with significant disabilities and recently lost his mother to COVID-19, which she contracted while ...

Agent Spotlight: Rupa Kale

Rupa Kale, Sales Associate in the New Providence office, is a New York City transplant gone native. She’s immersed herself in her community of New Providence, sitting on several boards including the PTA and volunteering to improve her town. Her active community life makes her an expert on the local neighborhoods, its schools, and most importantly the commutes!

Rupa takes her job as a ...

Laurel Circle Wins Gold at Annual Community Volleyball Game

The results are in from the first New Jersey Life Care Services Volleyball Competition … and Laurel Circle is thrilled to announce that they’re team the Cougars are victorious!

The cougars played against mighty opponents — The Delaney of Bridgewater Dodgers — in an exciting best-of-three tournament.

Each Laurel Circle team member earned a gold medal, and the ...

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COVID Quarantine Protocols Changing for Remainder of School Year

June 2, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School District is modifying its protocols with regard to COVID-19 exposure and subsequent quarantine periods.

Superintendent Robert Beers discussed as much regarding Policy No. 1648-11 at the May 24 meeting of the Bridgewater-Raritan board of education.

“We’re going to continue monitoring mitigating strategies,” said ...

Chowder on and Savor the Season with Fall Trail and Fest

June 27, 2022

Hit new and familiar sights as you explore the local culinary scene of the Chowder Capital of NJ. The LBI Region Chowder Trail spotlights unique restaurants all through September and ends with a free fest on October 1. The event organizer, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce volunteer committee has been working with the Borough of Beach Haven to develop a re-energized environment for ...


Milestones - College News

June 23, 2022

Keith Bowden, of Bridgewater, was named to the MAC Academic Honor Roll as a student athlete for the Spring 2022 semester.  He is majoring in Business & Sports Management at Alvernia University. 

Katie Ollis graduates FDU Summa Cum Laude

We are all so very proud of our Katie!  

Inclement Weather Forecast, Somerville Postpones Family Pride Night

June 22, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Downtown Somerville Alliance has postponed its second annual LGBTQ Pride Month celebration on the Division Street pedestrian mall scheduled for Thursday, June 23 because of expected inclement weather.

The event will be rescheduled, according to Natalie Pineiro, executive director of the DSA.

The free event was to have featured live music and a ...

Sign Up for July TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinar

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform.

"TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local news and digital marketing space," Shapiro said. "I look forward to our July ...

Veteran Journalist James McQueeny Joins TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is announcing veteran New Jersey journalist James McQueeny is joining TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist.

"We are thrilled to welcome veteran journalist and public policy analyst James McQueeny to the TAPinto family. Jim brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to TAPinto," TAPinto Founder and CEO ...

'Enchanted April' Delights at Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ — It’s a welcome sign to see The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey opening for its 60th Anniversary Season. “Enchanted April” is a charming and moving choice with warmer weather coming on. The play also speaks to us on a number of levels, especially after our long hiatus during COVID-19.

The script by Matthew Barger, from a novel by Elizabet ...

NJ Department Of Health Announces First Case Of Monkeypox in Jersey City Resident

June 20, 2022

TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) announced on Monday the first possible case of monkeypox in the state.

A PCR test conducted by the Department’s Public Health and Environmental Laboratories confirmed the presence of orthopoxvirus in a Jersey City individual on June 18. A confirmatory test for the monkeypox virus, one of the viruses associated with the ...