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 ...

Parents Inc.’s Family Helpline Provides Families with FREE 24-Hour Help, Hope and Support

June 24, 2022

No one ever said being a parent or teen was easy.

Whether you’re a parent dealing with the “terrible twos” or a teenager feeling lost and confused, help and support is just a phone call away.

Parents Inc. offers the Family Helpline (1-800-THE-KIDS) - a free and confidential statewide service that offers 24/7 live support for parents, teens, children and professionals to ...

SAINT AUGUSTINE OF CANTERBURY SCHOOL OF SOUTH BRUNSWICK TO HOST THE 2ND AND LAST DANIEL ANDERL “LOVE IS LIGHT” 5K EVENT

[SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ, June 21]                       On Saturday, July 16th, Daniel Anderl’s legacy will be honored with the SECOND AND FINAL “LOVE IS LIGHT” 5K RUN/WALK at the North Brunswick Community Park (2051 US-130, North Brunswick Township, NJ) where Daniel played ...

Viking Pest Control, Local Exterminator Offers Discount on Award-Winning Mosquito, Tick, and Spotted Lanternfly Services

Viking Pest Control (Viking Pest), an award-winning pest control company based in Basking Ridge, N.J., was rated top 10 in the country for pest control and top 5 for mosquito and termite service by Forbes Home, and best in the country for sustainability by The Spruce. In celebration of this recognition, Viking Pest is offering new customers a $50 discount on all services.

In addition to the ...

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 ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Middle School Sweeps Music in the Parks Awards

EDISON, NJ -- Congratulations to student musicians from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison for outstanding performances that led to a clean sweep of championship trophies at this year’s Music in the Parks event.

The Jazz Band, conducted by Rick Fontaine, and Vocal Ensemble, directed by Sharon Byrne, both won first place and earned Superior ratings. The Vocal Ensemble also ...

Edison Resident Gregory M Cox Graduates from Rutgers

June 6, 2022

Gregory M Cox graduated from Rutgers University with Honors Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology Class of 2022.

Beach Haven Charter Fishing's Junior Mates Fundraising Cruise Upcoming and Fishing News

June 21, 2022

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - Beach Haven Charter Fishing Association President Captain John Lewis is reminding everyone that on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, the association’s Junior Mates will host a fundraising cruise on the “Black Pearl” pirate boat from 7:00-8:30 PM. A minimum donation is $75 while children under 18 accompanied by a paying adult will be $25.

Proceeds from ...

TAPinto Owners and Publishers Attend Networking Event

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — TAPinto's franchise owners gathered in person for the first time in more than two years in Berkeley Heights on June 6, 2022, at a networking event. For some TAPinto owners, it's the first time they were able to see one another in person.

The publishers had a chance to catch up and hear from TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro. Sen. Jon Bramnick, a ...

Rebecca Eugene Honored with S.T.A.R Performance Award

June 27, 2022

RAHWAY, NJ - Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Rahway Nursing Assistant Rebecca Eugene is a healthcare hero, honored for her kind and attentive care.

A patient, who described herself as “the worst patient ever,” wrote saying that she was calmed and soothed by Eugene, who was kind and patient.  “Few people possess the considerate, unselfish, loving heart that she ...

Woodbridge Farmer’s Market Opens Saturday

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — The town’s popular Farmer’s Market returns this Saturday, just in time to get farm-fresh corn, juicy Jersey tomatoes and other produce for your Fourth of July celebrations.

The Farmer’s Market will open from 9 am to 1 pm Saturday, July 2 in the parking lot outside Woodbridge Town Hall, Mayor John McCormac announced.

In addition to “Jersey ...

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 ...

New Jersey's Small Town Gas Stations: The Front Lines of the Global Price War

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey has an economy about the size of Sweden’s though we consider ourselves a small state of smaller towns. 

In most of them, there's a few longtime gas stations that hired high school kids in summer to work the pumps, fixed kids’ bikes, sponsored community sports teams and tuned up your cars. 

I visited with the owner ...

VIDEO: Eagle Scout Accomplishment, Student Raises Awareness About Blood Donations, Welcoming New Firefighters and A Baseball Team Honored

NEW JERSEY - An Eagle Scout Project helps insect pollination at a Community Garden.  Plus, a student reminds the community about the importance of blood donation. Also, a baseball team is honored for its achievements this year.  And, new firefighters are welcomed. 

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to ...

Gun Bills Cleared by Assembly Committee, Advance in Trenton

TRENTON, NJ — The Assembly Judiciary Committee has advanced nine bills, that Democrats say, will help curb gun violence in New Jersey.

Assembly Republicans say the bills take aim at residents exercising their Second Amendment rights.

“New Jersey continues to lead the nation on fair and robust common-sense gun safety thanks to the Governor and Legislature’s partnership ...