Union County Board of County Commissioners Offer Free Mobile App to Connect Residents with Recycling Information

The Union County Board of County Commissioners urges residents to download the Recycle Coach App to get reminded of their curbside recycling schedule, learn about upcoming county recycling events, get advised of any changes or interruptions to service and learn the best ways to recycle.  The free app is designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County ...

Put “Choose to Reuse” on your 2021 To-Do List

Union County residents who are seeking ways to help the environment this year can start by bringing reusable grocery bags to the supermarket, and skipping single-use bags.

“Switching to reusable grocery bags is a simple but effective way for everyone to help cut down on waste and litter pollution, and start getting into the ‘Choose to Reuse’ habit,” said Union County ...

Grow Your Business with TAPinto, a Trusted Marketing Partner for Businesses and Organizations

February 24, 2021

Growing your business with TAPinto is easy, affordable and effective.  Businesses can tap into our highly engaged local audience with a variety of marketing options, including content marketing, email marketing, social media marketing, sponsorships, banner advertising and more. 

TAPinto provides a trusted place for businesses and organizations to advertise their products and ...

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 ...

Letter to the Editor: The Light at the End of the COVID Tunnel is Finally Coming Into View

February 24, 2021

Dear Editor,

Here in New Jersey, we’ve reached over 1 million vaccine doses administered in under two months. It’s an impressive milestone as we try to vaccinate the entire New Jersey adult population. Now, with President Biden’s latest announcement that COVID-19 vaccines will be shipped directly to community health centers and pharmacies, we are well on ...

TAPinto Linden Weekly Recap

March 2, 2021

LINDEN, NJ - Missed this past week's top stories??? Here is your chance to check out what you missed:

Linden Teacher Highlights Local Heroes for Black History Month (Videos)

Weather Service: Fast Winds, Soggy Ground Could Compromise Trees

Linden Police Seeking Assistance in Identifying a Suspect in Theft of Elderly Woman

Linden Teacher Selected as New Jersey Department of ...

As Food Delivery Booms, More Ghost Kitchens Emerge in NJ

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 ...

Linden Teacher Highlights Local Heroes for Black History Month (Videos)

LINDEN, NJ - A Linden elementary school teacher wanted to find a way to make Black History Month more relevant and personal to Linden Public School students, so he asked friends to help him by sharing their success stories.

L.J. McGhee, joined by fellow educator Allison Rotola, came up with the idea to create a video highlighting stories of former Linden Public School students who are now ...

Murphy Extending Vaccine Eligibility to Teachers, Homeless and Clergy

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey will expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility later this month to millions more people including teachers, the homeless and clergy, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday.

Educators have been among the groups lobbying for higher prioritization. As of March 15, K-12 educators and school support staff will qualify for shots. Exactly how the state will allocate proper doses ...

Weather Service: Fast Winds, Soggy Ground Could Compromise Trees

LINDEN, NJ — Fast winds could blow around unsecured objects, knock down tree limbs and cause power outages Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service said.

Northwest winds of 20 to 30 mph are anticipated to gust at up to 50 mph, the Weather Service said in a wind advisory in effect 4 p.m. Monday to 10 a.m. Tuesday.

With the ground soggy from rain and melting ...

Linden Police Seeking Assistance in Identifying a Suspect in Theft of Elderly Woman

LINDEN, NJ - The Linden Police Department is seeking the public's assistance locating a suspect who has allegedly stolen money from an elderly woman in the city.

According to officials, the suspect reportedly used fraudulent documents to make a $6,000 withdrawal at the Unity Bank located 628 N. Wood Ave in Linden on November 17, 2020.

The suspect may have also been involved in similar ...