As Food Delivery Booms, More Ghost Kitchens Emerge in NJ

March 2, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Delivery has become our new best friend over the past year. With the pandemic almost a year old and numerous delivery services at our fingertips, the idea of having food come to you (instead of the other way around) has become commonplace.

After the initial shock and shut downs of the pandemic, New Jersey restaurants were put through the wringer with ...

Webinar Series: PPP Updates for Your Small Business

March 3, 2021







MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - The Small Business Administration has some key changes to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) which will be available for a limited amount of time to ensure America’s smallest businesses get exclusive access. If you are a small business owner with fewer than 20 employees, or are self-employed; there is new information for you.

Middlesex College Food Pantry Working to Meet Needs of Students During Pandemic

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Amanda Lyons pulls up her file of thank you notes from Middlesex College students who have recently accessed the school’s food pantry.

There’s a heartfelt message from a single mom. There’s a note from a young woman who was living in her car. There’s a letter from a person who said the Middlesex County College Cares Food Pantry “helped me ...

Middlesex County Celebrates Women’s History Month This March with a Spectrum of Arts & Culture Events

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ- The Arts Institute of Middlesex County is presenting, promoting, and supporting a multitude of arts and culture events, exhibitions, and shows throughout the month of March. The month is packed with exciting programming primarily centered around Women’s History Month. While the pandemic has affected in-person events, artists all over the County and the ...

Edison: Residents Rallying to Save 20,000-Year-Old 'Lucille Ball' Pond

EDISON, NJ – Residents from Edison and Metuchen are standing united in an effort to save what locals fondly refer to as the 'Lucille Ball' pond. On Feb. 21, neighbors from both communities opposed to the proposed development held a rally at the site in an effort to continue raising awareness of the issue.

Located in Edison on the Metuchen border at the corner of ...

Woodbridge Woman Charged in Stabbing Death of Boyfriend

WOODBRIDGE - Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Robert Hubner of the Woodbridge Police Department announced today that a Township woman has been charged with the murder of her live-in boyfriend.

Edna Ciesienski, 59, of Woodbridge has been charged and arrested for murder and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose following investigation by Detective Thomas ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisees: Elizabeth Meyers and Steve Lenox from TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The TAPinto Featured Franchisees for March 2021 are Steve Lenox and Elizabeth Meyers from TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville. 

Neither Lenox nor Meyers are new to the TAPinto community. 

TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville was the third site Lenox launched, after previously opening TAPinto Paterson and TAPinto Bayonne. Lenox was awarded TAPinto’s 2021 Highest Honor ...

‘All News Is Local’ is More Applicable than Ever Before

There’s a famous saying that “All politics Is local.” As politics has become nationalized and even local candidates are now being forced to follow or defend the pronouncements of the national political parties, the adage is seemingly less accurate.  Meanwhile, COVID-19 has caused the news industry to be turned on its head as all news is becoming local.

For instance, when ...

Tax Time Guide: Didn’t get Economic Impact Payments? Check eligibility for Recovery Rebate Credit

March 6, 2021

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service reminds first-time filers and those who usually don’t have a federal filing requirement to consider filing a 2020 tax return. They may be eligible to claim the  Recovery Rebate Credit, a new refundable credit, authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and the COVID-related Tax Relief Act.

Most ...

Upcoming Events

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Sun, March 7, 12:00 PM

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LunaFest

Arts & Entertainment Education

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Sun, March 7, 12:00 PM

Virtual

LunaFest

Arts & Entertainment Education

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Mon, March 8, 7:30 PM

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Township Council Meeting

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Hungry Girl: Fast and Easy by Lisa Lillien

Hungry Girl: Fast & Easy-All Natural Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less by Lisa Lillien (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2021)

 

Lisa Lillien is a good friend of mine. Oh, I have met her only once in person at a book signing at Wegman’s in Woodbridge, NJ, but I get an e-mail from her every week day from hungrygirl.com. I feel like I know Lisa well because she thinks like I ...

Healthcare Distribution Expert Provides Insight Into National Vaccination Effort

March 6, 2021

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur spoke with Patrick Kelly, the Executive Vice President of Government Affairs for the Healthcare Distribution Alliance, about COVID-19 vaccine distribution both across the country and in New Jersey, including the recently-approved Johnson & Johnson single-shot vaccine.

The Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA) is the ...