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The Jaffe Briefing - September 23, 2021

ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL  – In this super sleepy campaign season for governor, someone please awake the voters. The latest poll shows that nothing has really changed in recent months, with Gov. Phil Murphy still holding the same double-digit lead over GOP challenger Jack Ciattarelli. The governor still has a comfy lead of 51% to 38%, just slightly down from the last Monmouth University ...

The Jaffe Briefing - September 22, 2021

ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL – The Record doesn’t seem impressed with the platforms of the gubernatorial candidates, not providing titillating news copy as Election Day looms. Gov. Phil Murphy, who had a big, progressive vision in 2017, is now focused on “Moving New Jersey Forward,” featuring general ho-hum stuff. The governor wants better schools, a strong economy, a cleaner ...

The Jaffe Briefing - September 21, 2021

OFF THE RAILS – There’s plenty of excitement about the new Hudson River tunnel, but who pays for New Jersey’s share of this massive, $10 billion infrastructure project? The short answer: drivers. The New Jersey Turnpike Authority is on the hook for the state’s share, now estimated at $1.6 billion, to be fueled by tolls on the Turnpike and Parkway. NJ Spotlight reports ...

The Jaffe Briefing - September 20, 2021

STATEWIDE – Are you an aspiring politician eager to grab easy headlines? Follow the lead of Sen. Michael Testa, earning a layup of media coverage for trying to ban transgender athletes from participating in girls’ sports in New Jersey. A Trump-backed conservative from South Jersey, Testa flung an arrow into the hyper, crazy world of high school athletics. Testa declared that ...

The Jaffe Briefing - September 17, 2021

STATEWIDE – It’s never too young to learn about greed in sports, as the potential for financial windfall has gotten a bit more important than how fast a kid can throw a slider. So, now, after college students are permitted to profit off their name, image and likeness, the same deal may be offered to high schoolers. NJ.com reports on a questionable proposal before the New Jersey ...

The Jaffe Briefing - September 15, 2021

The Jaffe Briefing will not publish tomorrow, returning Friday.

STATEWIDE – Cicadas emerge every 17 years in New Jersey, but – right now – insurance adjusters are even rarer. The Record reports that many property and vehicle owners have been waiting and waiting for an adjuster to show up following Hurricane Ida’s blast on Sept. 1. It is ...

New Jersey Date Night: Make the Grape Escape to Garden State Wineries

September 18, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Thoughts of wine typically take your mind straight to Italy, France or Napa Valley. It’s understandable, but if you want to experience a mind-blowing date filled with beauty and flavor you should start thinking about New Jersey vineyards. 

Our state has many wineries from which to choose and most ...

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Rutgers President Holloway, Other College Presidents Urge Congress to Increase Pell Grants

September 23, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway and more than 40 presidents of colleges and universities in New Jersey are urging members of Congress to double the maximum Pell Grant awards as they consider the federal budget.

A letter sent to the members of the state’s congressional delegation seeking to raise Pell Grant awards to a maximum of $13,000 was signed by Holloway, ...

Two Rutgers Football Players Charged in Paintball Shooting Incidents

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers could be heading into its nationally televised showdown with Michigan this weekend without two cornerbacks who were suspended from the team Tuesday.

Chris Long and Malachi “Max” Melton have been charged with three counts of aggravated assault and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose after three people were shot with paintballs from a ...

New Rutgers Foundation President Tasked with Pulling at Purse Strings of Alumni

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The new president of the Rutgers University Foundation will be tasked with soliciting donations for a school that has sometimes struggled to tug at purse strings, if not the heartstrings, of its alumni.

Kimberly Hopely, the new president of the foundation and executive vice president for development and alumni engagement, will join Rutgers on Oct. 11.

She will ...

Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools Interim Superintendent Joins ESCNJ Board of Directors

September 10, 2021

Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools Interim Superintendent Robert Mooney is no stranger to educational services.

With five decades of experience in education, Mooney is ideally qualified to serve as the newest member of the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey’s (ESCNJ) Board of Directors.

"I served several terms on other educational services commission ...

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TAPinto Presents "Back to School" Magic Show Featuring Magic Bob, September 23

September 22, 2021

Don't miss TAPinto's "Back to School" virtual magic show with Magic Bob!  The free event will take place on Thursday, September 23, 2021, at 7 p.m.

The event is sponsored by Atlantic Health's Children's Hospital.

 

Registration is required to attend.  To ...

Middlesex County Can Become a National Model for Sustainable Construction

September 21, 2021

Momentum is mounting in our nation’s capital for the passage of a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure deal negotiated by President Joe Biden and Republicans in the Senate.

Recently, the Problem Solvers Caucus in the House of Representatives backed the plan, moving it one step closer to receiving the broad support it will need to pump billions into modernizing ...

Community Organizations Launch Free Tutoring for Newark NJ Students This Week

September 13, 2021

NEWARK, NJ---TAPintoTV spoke with Jared Taillefer, the Executive Director of Great Oaks Legacy Charter School, Rev David Jefferson of Metropolitan Baptist Church, and Destiny McFarlane, the Tutorial Manager of the Newark Unites Program, about the Newark Unites Tutoring Program which launches this week.

The Newark Unites Tutoring Center provides free, high dosage tutoring and academic support ...