The Value of Sponsorship

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Why do businesses sponsor sporting events, township recreation events, and other initiatives?  Of course they sponsor to show their public support.  But there’s much more to it.  

Importantly, business owners want to align their business’s brand with the reputation and credibility of the event or initiative they are sponsoring.  They ...

TAPinto TV Wins Twice at Garden State Film Festival

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto TV, a medium-based franchise owned by East Main Media’s Brian Brodeur, won two Garden State Film Festival Awards.

The franchise’s “HomeGrown” series won awards for Best Television Show and Best Original Score from a Television Show.

“HomeGrown” is a series produced by East Main Media that follows host Stephanie Willoughby as ...

Talk Jersey to Me: A Guide to the Foods NJ is Famous For

April 19, 2021

NEW JERSEY — From disco fries to tomato pies, the Garden State is home to some unique foods. Do you know the definitions of these special dishes New Jersey has to offer?

Beefsteak: Go to a traditional beefsteak banquet for sliced grilled beef served on slices of bread, French fries and beer, all served communal style.

Deep-Fried Hot Dogs: Open wide for a hot Texas ...

Balancing a Caregiver into Your Parent’s Life

While it wasn’t an easy decision, you finally came to the conclusion that you could use some extra help caring for your parent. But now you feel overwhelmed again with all the “what ifs.” Where do you go from here? First, take a deep breath; then read on for some helpful tips to navigate senior home care.

Finding the right caregiver

When you’re inviting a new ...

Caring for the Caregiver with Respite Care Options

More than 54 million people provide unpaid care to a loved one who is aged or disabled. For primary caregivers — who are often either a spouse or child — this kind of intense caregiving can take an untold toll on their mental, physical and emotional strength over time, often resulting in fatigue, depression and burnout. For those caring for aging loved ones ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, April 21, 10:00 AM

Zoom Webinar , Chatham

Live Interactive Webinar Featuring Hospice Care

Education Health & Wellness

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Wed, April 21, 11:30 AM

Oakland Rehabilitation and Healthcare, Spring Grove Rehabilitation and Healthcare, and Arbor Ridge, New Providence

Mitigating Fear When Care Needs Present - Live ...

Health & Wellness

Wed, April 21, 6:00 PM

Mountainside Elks Lodge #1585, Mountainside

Wednesday Night Dinner

Food & Drink

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Sun, April 25, 11:00 AM

Jonathan Dayton High School, Springfield

Springfield Food Truck Festival

Education Food & Drink Giving Back

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Sat, May 1, 12:30 PM

Brightwood Park, Westfield

Art in the Park. A Plein Air Event.

Arts & Entertainment

Sat, May 15, 9:00 AM

VIRTUAL, Newark

Big Climb New Jersey

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Crews Contain Overnight Fire That Tore Through Fanwood Home

April 11, 2021

FANWOOD, NJ — Firefighters from at least three departments responded to a blaze at 244 North Martine Ave. just before midnight Tuesday, a spokesman for the borough said.

With the assistance of the Scotch Plains and Westfield Fire Departments, Fanwood firefighters knocked down the main body of the blaze within 45 minutes and declared the fire under control shortly after 1 a.m., ...

Somerset Patriots Chairman Emeritus Steve Kalafer Dies at 71

April 21, 2021

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Somerset Patriots Chairman Emeritus, and chairman and CEO of Flemington Care & Truck Country, Steve Kalafer died Wednesday.

"I was absolutely shocked and saddened today to hear about the passing of Steve Kalafer," Bridgewater Mayor Matthew Moench said in a statement Wednesday afternoon. "Steve has left an indelible mark on Bridgewater Township ...

Sustainable investing can pay off – in several ways

April 20, 2021

Today, more and more people want their investment dollars to do some good in the world. Should you, too, consider sustainable investing? And if you do, must you accept weaker returns from your investments?

To answer these questions, you may want to have some background on sustainable investing. Sustainable investing is generally understood to include any investment process that uses ...

SAT and ACT Function in the College Admissions Process - Disparity in the Numbers

April 14, 2021

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - What is the real function of the SAT and ACT as it relates to the college admission process? TAPinto talks with Eva Addae and David Blobaum, co-founders of Summit Prep, in a series of articles to further the conversation regarding this topic. 

Addae and Blobaum set up the conversation around the "cacophony of arguments about the tests" to ...

Westfield Health Board on Virus Variants, Vaccinations, Nat’l Public Health Week & More | Letter

April 9, 2021

To the Editor:

The Westfield Board of Health met on April 5. Covid-19, its effects on Westfield and the programs to keep residents informed and to vaccinate them were the principal areas of discussion.

Currently, Covid-19 activity appears to be increasing in New Jersey, probably due to the variants. It would probably be worse if residents were not being vaccinated and continuing to adhere ...