Is Waste-to-Energy or Landfills Better for NJ?

As populations around the globe continue to expand, businesses and communities worldwide are more actively addressing the growing issues of waste production and management. This is a particularly prominent issue in areas that are already densely populated, like many New Jersey communities. Although sustainability efforts have increased in recent years, under even the best of circumstances, ...

Transitioning A Side Hustle Into A Successful Business: A Detailed Guide

Currently, over 70 million Americans have a side hustle. That's approximately 45% of the working population. 

Starting a side hustle has many benefits, as you can earn extra income, develop new skills, become a small business owner and quit your day job. 

But how do you transition your side hustle into a full business? This article will cover eight steps you need to follow to ...

OPINION: From Terrorist Attacks to Floods, Firefighters Union President Reflects on 20 Years Since 9/11

September 10, 2021

September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.  

I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels for my tour. While driving back the music on the radio was interrupted by a news flash that ...

New Community Center Building Could Help Weequahic Park Become Epicenter of South Ward 

September 15, 2021

NEWARK, NJ – When COVID-19 claimed the lives of multiple family members close to South Ward resident Jose Lopez, he turned to one constant staple in his life to help him cope with such a tragic loss - Weequahic Park.

“I’m here at 5:30 in the morning every day. I run five miles, and then I’m back here for football practice or whatever we’re doing with the kids that ...

Investigation Launched in Belleville After Mayor Questions Payments Made to Township Employee

September 16, 2021

BELLEVILLE, NJ – Belleville Township has launched an internal investigation into whether a township construction code official double-dipped into a municipal escrow account, receiving additional payments for his work, according to Mayor Michael Melham.

Melham brought the issue to light earlier this week during a public township council meeting. Melham said he filed an Open Public ...

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 ...

Remembering and Honoring the Heroes of 9/11

August 31, 2021

For most of us, September 11 began like any other day. We began our Tuesdays by going to work or school or beginning a day running errands. Shortly before 9 am on that sunny morning, we began hearing or watching news reports of a plane that crashed into one of the World Trade Towers only a few dozen miles away from our County. Shortly after, while many believed a plane made a fatal error and ...

OPINION: From Terrorist Attacks to Floods, Firefighters Union President Reflects on 20 Years Since 9/11

September 10, 2021

September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.  

I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels for my tour. While driving back the music on the radio was interrupted by a news flash that ...

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 ...