What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

TAPinto Denville Franchisee Joins Senior Team of African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ

DENVILLE, NJ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) announced the addition of Ferlanda Fox Nixon, Esq. -- franchisee, publisher, and editor of TAPinto Denville -- as chief of policy and government affairs. 

AACCNJ is a proactive advocacy group that provides a platform for New Jersey’s African-American business leaders to speak with a ...

Pet-Friendly NJ Restaurants Offer Menus for Your Dog

August 1, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Looking for a dog-friendly place to eat? You’re not alone.

Catering to the pet-loving crowd, some New Jersey restaurants are taking dog-friendly dining a step further by offering a special menu just for your pooch.

At Sheelen’s Crossing Bistro & Pub in Fanwood, the “woof” menu includes items such as beef, chicken, fish, rice, vegetables ...

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Four Linden Men Charged in Connection with Hotel Shooting in Woodbridge

July 19, 2021

LINDEN, NJ - Four Linden men have been charged for their involvement in a non-fatal hotel shooting in Woodbridge, according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone and Director Robert Hubner of the Woodbridge Police Department.

According to police officials, on July 12, 2021, at approximately 2:37 A.M., authorities responded to the Delta Suites hotel in the Iselin section of ...

East Brunswick Police Department: Beware Of Craigslist/Overpayment Offer Scam

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The East Brunswick Police Department put out an alert today regarding a scam that has affected some local residents.

Here's what the EBPD had to say about the plot to separate you from your money:

The Scam: You advertise an item for sale on Craigslist, Facebook, or other similar classified advertisement systems. You are contacted by a potential buyer who sends ...

Rutgers Approves 2.6 Percent Increase In Tuition And Fees For 2021-22 School Year

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ —  The Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a $4.8 billion budget that includes a 2.6% increase in tuition and fees for the 2021-2022 academic year, following a freeze in tuition and a fees reduction for the past year in recognition of pandemic-related hardships.

“We know that tuition increases are difficult for our students, especially ...

Somerville OKs Retail Sale of Marijuana Limited to Stores on Highways

July 20, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Borough Council Monday night approved two ordinances that will permit retail sales of marijuana at a maximum of two locations limited to storefronts on state highways 22, 202 and 206.

Other neighboring towns, including Hillsborough, Bridgewater and Manville, have been less receptive to granting licenses to sell marijuana, voting against retail stores and ...

East Brunswick Community to Host Wiffleball Tournament to Remember Graduate

July 31, 2021

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On February 22, 2015, Patrick Awosogba, a School of Arts & Sciences student at Rutgers University, passed away playing in a pickup basketball game at the Cook/Douglass Recreation Center.  Awosogba, a freshman, had a rare heart condition known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).  In HCM, the heart muscle becomes abnormally thick; causing an arrhythmia ...

House Passes Watson Coleman Bill to Improve TSA Preparedness

WASHINGTON, DC - On Tuesday, the House passed H.R. 1893, the bipartisan Transportation and Security Preparedness Act introduced by Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) chair of the subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security. The bill would require the Transportation Security Administration to, within two years of enactment, develop a transportation security preparedness ...

A tip for teachers: Some educator expenses may be tax deductible

The educator expense deduction allows eligible teachers and administrators to deduct part of the cost of technology, supplies and training from their taxes. They can only claim this deduction for expenses that were not reimbursed by their employer, a grant or other source.

Who is an eligible educator:

The taxpayer must be a kindergarten through grade 12 teacher, instructor, counselor, ...