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 ...

Customers who use SNAP/EBT Now Get a 50% Discount on Fruits and Vegetables Thanks to City Green’s Good Food Bucks Program

June 28, 2022

City Green’s statewide Good Food Bucks nutrition incentive program, which gives customers greater purchasing power when they use SNAP/EBT to buy fresh fruits and vegetables, is now available in Hackensack, Bergen County, providing families with an opportunity to purchase even more fresh food. 

Hackensack Market, a mid-size grocery store located at 120 Passaic St. in Hackensack ...

George Washington Bridge Set to Go Cashless Beginning July 10

July 3, 2022

NEW JERSEY -  Cash toll collections on the George Washington Bridge will be eliminated as of July 10, 2022, announced The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

A new electronic tolling system will feature overhead gantries that will capture license plate images by overhead cameras, and a bill for the toll amount will then be sent by mail.

The new system aims to eliminate the ...

Patriotic Sayreville Group Posts Flags Above Garden State Parkway for Fourth of July Weekend

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Old Glory is greeting motorists above the Garden State Parkway as representatives of the Patriotic Flags of Sayreville spent Thursday, June 30, attaching flags to the fence along the overpass.

"I am thrilled to report that the American flags are back on the Main Street bridge," Fred Block told TAPintoRaritan Bay. "Along with fellow Sayreville residents, ...

Lodi Woman is Gunshot Victim in Paterson

PATERSON, NJ – At 2:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22, the Paterson Police Department was notified that a 34-year-old Lodi woman arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson in a private vehicle seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valeds and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora ...

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 ...

Morristown 4th of July Activities: Self Guided Tours, Period Re-Enactors and a Reading of the Declaration of Independence

June 30, 2022

MORRITSOWN, NJ  – Come celebrate the 4th of July with the Morristown National Historical Park. Celebrate America's Independence with a reading of the Declaration of Independence.

The event will take place at Washington’s Headquarters grounds, 30 Washington Place on July 4 at noon. Festivities begin with a "Warm-Up for the Declaration" followed by ...

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 ...

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 ...