JCP&L Completes Inspections and Maintenance to Enhance Service Reliability for Customers Through the Summer Season

With anticipated higher electric usage and severe weather possible during the hot summer months, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has completed equipment inspections and maintenance throughout its central and northern New Jersey service area to help enhance service reliability for customers.

Nearly 800 miles of high-voltage ...

FirstEnergy to Donate 1,600 Trees Across New Jersey in 2022

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) plans to donate more than 1,600 trees across its New Jersey service area this year, with approximately 1,200 of those expected to be donated and planted by the end of May. This initiative is an important part of the company's efforts to reduce FirstEnergy's carbon footprint, promote responsible use of natural resources and further the advancement of ...

New Blood and Platelet Donors Needed to Help Replenish Supply for Patients

As more people plan summer activities, Vitalant is urging all who are eligible to make plans now to donate blood or platelets this summer to ensure every patient need can be met as it arises. The nation’s largest, independent nonprofit blood services provider for nearly 900 hospitals has seen a recent drop in donations, meaning the blood supply is not keeping pace with patients’ ...

Jersey Shore Drowning: Victim Pulled From Water Off Belmar Beach

June 14, 2022

BELMAR, NJ—A male swimmer was taken out of the water today and reported to be non-responsive.  He was taken away in an ambulance. 

The beaches around 8th and 9th Avenues were crowded with emergency personnel and equipment.

It is very close to the same location where two elementary school girls drown 5 years ago on June 16, 2017.

Off duty lifeguards ...

Coffee with Compassion in NJ Town: How Ethan and the Bean is Making a Difference in the Special Needs Community

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - When someone walks into Ethan and the Bean, there are plenty of things they might notice. They might see the chalkboard describing the specials for that day. Or they could smell the aromatic scent of the coffee beans in the small shop. Or they could rest their eyes upon the artwork or the merchandise that hangs proudly on the wall.

But what sticks out most of ...

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

June 22, 2022

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 ...

HomeServices of America® Announces the Acquisition of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties

HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, today announced that it has acquired Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties, one of New Jersey’s leading residential real estate companies, and its affiliated title company — Associated Title Agency. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

Headquartered in Martinsville, New Jersey, ...

Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation Raises $5 Million at Network-Wide Celebration on May 21

Pictured Above: Keith Banks, co-chair, Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation; Debra Banks; Domenic DiPiero, co-chair, Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation; Hilary DiPiero; Mark D. Schlesinger, M.D., chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, Hackensack University Medical Center, events committee chair; Rosemarie Sorce, chair, Hackensack Meridian Health Hospital Corporations Board; Robert C.

Middletown Township and Board of Education Agree to Hire Class III Special Law Enforcement Officers to Protect School Community

June 25, 2022

Apply By Friday, July 8th to Serve in 2022-2023 School Year

MIDDLETOWN, NJ – At the June 6th Middletown Township Committee Workshop Meeting, the Township Committee unanimously approved a shared services agreement with the Middletown Board of Education to hire Class III Special Law Enforcement Officers (SLEOs) to work in the 16 public schools to enhance the safety and security of the ...

Red Bank Classic 5k Huge Success – VIDEOS + Pictures

Red Bank, NJ: It was a great day for the 1,055 runners and supporters for yesterday’s Red Bank Classic 5k.

It was a beautiful day with a cool breeze. The youngsters had a blast in their FunRun.

Alot of sunshine greeted the participants for the 5K which returned after a 2-year hiatus due to the pandemic. Everything kicked off like clockwork with the singing of our national anthem ...

Happy Father's Day to all the Dads Out There

THIS IS ONE TAPINTO READER'S MESSAGE: 

This Father’s Day, let’s take a moment from our busy schedules to honor our dads, biological or otherwise. By celebrating dads, we acknowledge all that they mean to us. As for my dad, to really understand him it is necessary to reflect on his entire life.

His beginnings were truly humble. His parents’ migration to this ...

Great Father's Day Gift: A Day of Golf on July 18, at Eagle Oaks Country Club with SCAN

What a terrific Father's Day gift this would be! SIGN UP NOW and present reservation to Dad on his special day!

MONMOUTH COUNTY: Last minute Father's Day gift shopping? Give him something to make great memories and enjoy a luxurious day of golfing at one of NJ's best! 

Father's Day is Sunday June 19, and you can sign up Dad for the gift of golf!  ...

The Great Fair of St. Mary’s is here! Starting June 27 through July 2, 2022

June 25, 2022

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: A Community tradition begins June 27! The Great Fair of St. Mary’s starts June 27, and runs through July 2, 2022. St. Mary's annual fair will be running in the St. Mary’s Church parking lot at 19 Cherry Tree Farm Rd, in Middletown, NJ, from 6:00pm -10:00pm, Monday thru Friday, and an extra hour on Saturday night until 11:00pm.  The event ...

Enjoy the Atlantic Highlands Chamber of Commerce 2022 Summer Classic Car Show, June 18.

ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS, NJ:  Don't miss the Summer Classic Car Show, this Saturday, June 18, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  (Rain Date is June 25, 2022) First Avenue Business District, Atlantic Highlands, N.J. 07716

There will be a wide variety of ​makes, models, and classes! All are welcome to enjoy!  There will be vendors, music, sidewalk sales, trophies, prizes, and ...

OPA! Bayshore Greek Fest in Holmdel is Back! Don't Miss it, Starts Today! June 9-12.

HOLMDEL, NJ: A LOCAL FAVORITE IS BACK!! OPA! BAYSHORE GREEK FESTIVAL IN HOLMDEL, AT 20 HILLCREST ROAD, IS JUNE 9 THROUGH THE 12 AND OFFERS SOMETHING GREAT FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY!!

THE FOOD ALONE IS A REASON TO ATTEND AND THERE IS SO MUCH MORE, LIKE TRADITIONAL GREEK MUSIC AND DANCING, AMUSEMENT RIDES AND GAMES, SPECIALTY BOOTHS, AND MORE! SEE IMAGE BELOW FOR HOURS AND ADMISSION ...

Colts Neck Seniors enjoy the Finger Lakes

June 20, 2022

COLTS NECK, NJ: Members of the Colts Neck Senior Citizens group, recently enjoyed a wonderful bus trip to the Finger Lakes region.  There were so many highlights that according to many on the trip, "It was difficult to choose a favorite." However, many commented that they "enjoyed a delicious lunch at the beautiful Belhurst Castle, in Geneva."

Other top contenders ...

VIDEO - Attention Golfers and Sponsors, Join SCAN for First Annual Golf Classic July 18, at Eagle Oaks Golf and Country Club.

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Senior Citizens Activity Network known as SCAN is Monmouth County's dynamic non-profit keeping seniors active, healthy and connected since 1988. SCAN is hosting their First Annual Golf Classic on July 18, and you are invited to join in the luxury amenities of Eagle Oaks, while enjoying the course referred to as 'a golfer's paradise'! As an ...

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 ...

Brookdale: Ranked Best Community College in New Jersey 

June 25, 2022

LINCROFT, NJ - Brookdale Community College, with its main campus in the Lincroft section of Middletown, offers the best community college programs in New Jersey, this according to research by Best-Community-Colleges.com. This was based on 66 evaluation criteria points. In addition to Brookdale earning the Best Community College in NJ, Brookdale is also ranked in the top 50 ...

The Great Fair of St. Mary’s is here! Starting June 27 through July 2, 2022

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: A Community tradition begins June 27! The Great Fair of St. Mary’s starts June 27, and runs through July 2, 2022. St. Mary's annual fair will be running in the St. Mary’s Church parking lot at 19 Cherry Tree Farm Rd, in Middletown, NJ, from 6:00pm -10:00pm, Monday thru Friday, and an extra hour on Saturday night until 11:00pm.  The event ...

Middletown Township and Board of Education Agree to Hire Class III Special Law Enforcement Officers to Protect School Community

Apply By Friday, July 8th to Serve in 2022-2023 School Year

MIDDLETOWN, NJ – At the June 6th Middletown Township Committee Workshop Meeting, the Township Committee unanimously approved a shared services agreement with the Middletown Board of Education to hire Class III Special Law Enforcement Officers (SLEOs) to work in the 16 public schools to enhance the safety and security of the ...

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

June 22, 2022

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 ...

HomeServices of America® Announces the Acquisition of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties

HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, today announced that it has acquired Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties, one of New Jersey’s leading residential real estate companies, and its affiliated title company — Associated Title Agency. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. 

Headquartered in Martinsville, New Jersey, ...

Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation Raises $5 Million at Network-Wide Celebration on May 21

Pictured Above: Keith Banks, co-chair, Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation; Debra Banks; Domenic DiPiero, co-chair, Hackensack Meridian Health Foundation; Hilary DiPiero; Mark D. Schlesinger, M.D., chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, Hackensack University Medical Center, events committee chair; Rosemarie Sorce, chair, Hackensack Meridian Health Hospital Corporations Board; Robert C.

Obituaries

Mar 19, 1936 - Jun 13, 2022
Tullio F. Ferrara, 86, known to close friends as “Chick”, of Holmdel died at his home ...
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May 1, 1938 - Jun 9, 2022
Helen M. Lietz, 84, of Aberdeen (and most recently Tinton Falls), passed away suddenly yet ...
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Dec 18, 1953 - Jun 8, 2022
Karen Coppola, 68, of Holmdel, passed away June 8, 2022. Karen was born and raised in Gerritsen, ...
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Jul 7, 1927 - May 28, 2022
Rose “Sissy” DeFelice, 94, passed away peacefully on Saturday May 28th, 2022.  ...
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