FirstEnergy Foundation Presents “Gifts of the Season” to Local Organizations in the JCP&L Service Area

The FirstEnergy Foundation has granted two New Jersey nonprofits with $20,000 "Gifts of the Season," aiding in their mission to make lives brighter within the Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) service area.

Cornerstone Family Programs, based in JCP&L's northern New Jersey region, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County, based in the central New Jersey ...

JCP&L Encourages Customers to Arrange Payment Plans and Apply for Bill Assistance Programs

Residential customers of Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), who are having difficulty making ends meet are encouraged to contact their utility now to enroll in payment plans or to receive referrals for bill assistance programs.

"Many of our customers continue to face financial challenges brought on by the pandemic and ongoing economic ...

Sayreville Councilwoman Repeatedly Shot, Murdered

February 2, 2023

SAYREVILLE - A 30-year-old, recently-married Sayreville councilwoman was repeatedly shot in her car last night at the LaMer townhouse development, authorities said.

Police found Eunice K. Dwumfour in her white SUV near Samuel Circle at about 7:22 p.m. on Feb. 1, and she was pronounced dead at the scene, the victim of multiple gunshot wounds. Police say she was shot while inside her ...

Molotov Cocktail Attack at Synagogue in Bloomfield Draws Condemnations, Concern

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Authorities are investigating after a man threw a Molotov cocktail at the front door of a synagogue in Bloomfield early Sunday morning, police said.

Security footage shows a man approach the synagogue at 3:19 a.m., light the incendiary device then throw it at the front door of Temple Ner Tamid, Bloomfield Public Safety Director Samuel A. DeMaio said in a ...

Local man dies after being struck by vehicle in Home Depot parking lot.

HAZLET, NJ — A 75 year old Aberdeen man died last week, just a couple of days after being struck by a car on January 19, in the Hazlet Home Depot parking lot. According to Hazlet Police, he was airlifted to Jersey Shore University Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries on Jan. 21. 

The driver who struck the deceased man stayed at the scene. According to Hazlet ...

Facebook a Virtual Relationship Killer

January 21, 2023

Facebook has become a worldwide trend that has grown in interest & popularity at record rates.  Initially, college students primarily used Facebook before it was available to the general public.  What was once a water-cooler conversation is now integral to business growth and social networking.  Today social media is such an essential part of so many people’s lives that ...

O’Scanlon: Our Kids are Buying and Ingesting Unregulated Delta 8 THC Products Laced with Potentially Harmful Chemicals, It’s Time Someone Gave a Damn

      

Senator Declan O'Scanlon (R-13)

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ -- Wednesday, January 11, Senator Declan O'Scanlon (R-13), introduced legislation to create a regulatory framework to address the growing problem of psychoactive hemp derived products being sold in New Jersey.

The legislation will create a regulatory framework to address the growing problem ...

Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore Begin 2023 Cookie Season, Launch Fourth Annual TopCookie Dessert Competition 

February 2, 2023

MONMOUTH COUNTY – It's that scrumptious time of the year again across the nation! That exciting, nostalgic, dreamy Girl Scout Cookie Season is upon us! So make sure you get your order in with your favorite Girl Scout or You can find your cookies here. 

Dovetailing with the excitement, the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore, serving over 10,000 girls in Monmouth and Ocean ...

Wranglers Share Sad News for Groundhog Day 2023

MILLTOWN, NJ - Milltown's Wranglers shared the unfortunate news through social media on Sunday and answered the burning question on the minds of the Groundhog Day faithful. There won't be a Groundhog Day celebration in Milltown on February 2. According to the post on Milltown Mel's Facebook page, the borough will be unable to hold their annual Groundhog Day festivities ...

ESCAPOLOGY IN HOLMDEL'S BELL WORKS NOW HIRING: MANAGEMENT POSITION, GAME MASTERS.

HOLMDEL, NJ: Are you looking for a fun job?!  Escapology Holmdel, located in awesome Bell Works, is NOW HIRING, and we want to meet YOU! Escapology Holmdel is looking for Game Masters as well as a new and energetic Manager.  This is not an ordinary job! It's something Submit an email to holmdel@escapology.com letting us know why you would like to be our next game master.

Double Tragedy: Hazlet's William Montanaro Shares Wife Jackie's Heroic Efforts to Save Daughter

HAZLET, NJ: Domenico Montanaro, William Montanaro's brother, reached out in an email to TAPinto today, providing the statement at the bottom of this article, from his brother.  The Montanaro family is suffering a double tragedy and the tight-knit community of Hazlet, as well as surrounding towns, are rallying around them. READ MORE: Double Tragedy: Fatal Fire in ...

Community Affairs and Resource Center: CARC to Host Wine Tasting Fundraiser Feb. 10

January 13, 2023

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Community Affairs Resource Center (CARC), with locations in Keyport, Asbury Park, Freehold, and Lakewood, is having a Wine Tasting Fundraiser, on February 10, from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., at Restore by Coastal Habitat for Humanity, in Asbury Park.

Music Entertainment for the Wine Tasting event is by Strumberry Pie. This important fundraiser event will be CARC'S ...

Infinite Care's Skilled Rehabilitation Centers: Extraordinary Recovery and Healing.

January 21, 2023

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Infinite Care with a network of locations across New York, New Jersey and Florida, will soon be expanding their extraordinary Post-Acute care into Monmouth County, NJ. Located by the scenic Swimming River off Newman Springs Road, the modern facility will feature water front suites, with elevated levels of therapy and nursing care for residents. 

As an ...

Agent Spotlight: Ebtsam "Sam" Sayed

Ebtsam “Sam” Sayed, Sales Associate in the Westfield office, is a dedicated Realtor, a skilled negotiator, and a mother of two. Sam specializes in Union County, working in Westfield, Clark, Scotch Plains, and beyond but she also does plenty of business in Middlesex and Somerset counties. With over a decade and a half of experience as a full-time real estate agent, Sam has the skill ...

Upcoming Events

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Fri, February 10
06:00 PM — 09:00 PM

Restore by Coastal Habitat for Humanity, Asbury Park

Community Affairs and Resource ...

Holmdel Schools Engage in Strategic Planning Process: Introduce Planner to Public

February 2, 2023

HOLMDEL, NJ - During a recent regular meeting of the district on January 25th, the board introduced the company representative hired to prepare a strategic plan for Holmdel Schools. The goal is to design a five year strategic plan that would be developed over a series of months. Plans include engagement with all stakeholders such as students, staff, parents, the community in general and the ...

Sayreville Councilwoman Repeatedly Shot, Murdered

SAYREVILLE - A 30-year-old, recently-married Sayreville councilwoman was repeatedly shot in her car last night at the LaMer townhouse development, authorities said.

Police found Eunice K. Dwumfour in her white SUV near Samuel Circle at about 7:22 p.m. on Feb. 1, and she was pronounced dead at the scene, the victim of multiple gunshot wounds. Police say she was shot while inside her ...

February is American Heart Health Month, this Friday is 'Go Red Day' for Women.

NATIONAL -- Each year more than 600,000 Americans die from heart disease. The number one cause of deaths for most groups, heart disease affects all ages, genders, and ethnicities. Risk factors include high cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes, and excessive alcohol use.

In 2004, the American Heart Association launched Go Red for Women with the goal of raising awareness ...

Facebook a Virtual Relationship Killer

January 21, 2023

Facebook has become a worldwide trend that has grown in interest & popularity at record rates.  Initially, college students primarily used Facebook before it was available to the general public.  What was once a water-cooler conversation is now integral to business growth and social networking.  Today social media is such an essential part of so many people’s lives that ...

O’Scanlon: Our Kids are Buying and Ingesting Unregulated Delta 8 THC Products Laced with Potentially Harmful Chemicals, It’s Time Someone Gave a Damn

      

Senator Declan O'Scanlon (R-13)

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ -- Wednesday, January 11, Senator Declan O'Scanlon (R-13), introduced legislation to create a regulatory framework to address the growing problem of psychoactive hemp derived products being sold in New Jersey.

The legislation will create a regulatory framework to address the growing problem ...

Obituaries

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