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 ...

Vitalant Urges Blood Donations as Back-to-School and Back-to-Work Routines Resume

As many people prepare to go back to school and back to the office, the need for blood donations remains steady. Vitalant urges all eligible blood donors to schedule their next donation appointment into their routines to help ensure patients have access to a readily available blood supply.   

Urgent need for donors of all types 

The need for type O blood is especially ...


Joseph Thomas Kelly, age 78, of Galloway Township, NJ, bid us farewell on Thursday, July 1, 2021, ...
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Upcoming Events


Sun, August 1, 1:00 PM

Long Beach Township Municipal Headquarters, Brant Beach

68 Street Beach Summer Concert Series

Arts & Entertainment


Mon, August 2, 7:00 PM

Bay Breeze Park, Barnegat Light

Summer Concerts in Barnegat Light

Arts & Entertainment

In Season: The Best Ways to Cook NJ Sweet Corn

July 28, 2021

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey sweet corn is in season until the beginning of September. Take advantage of this local summer veggie by eating it as soon as possible after it’s picked — the sugar turns to starch as it ages.

For storage, keep fresh corn on the cob in the husk in the fridge. Once you’re ready to enjoy your corn, remove the husk and silk, wash it and try one of ...

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 ...

Lifelong Journalist Finds Way To Keep News Passion Alive By Launching TAPinto Chatham

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - To reporters, news is more than a job, it’s a passion. For Ed Barmakian, news is his whole life. And when he saw his passion was in danger, he found a way to evolve to meet the times rather than lose what he loves. 

Barmakian launched TAPinto Chatham in July of 2013. He had recently retired from the Star Ledger after 33 as a sports journalist and editor. His ...

Summer Ad Trends That Help Your Business Beat The Heat And The Competition

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Summer is back and so are customers! With the worst of COVID-19 hopefully behind us, people are more excited than ever to get outside and enjoy the warm weather. For your business, this could be a huge opportunity to draw in new customers and gain additional revenue you may have lost during last year’s lockdown. 

With consumers looking to shop locally now more ...

Shapiro: The Foxes are Winning: Partisan Local News Sites are Getting the Upperhand

Back in October, I wrote about the launch of partisan local news sites and how they were filling the void in local news in towns across the country. Since then, the amount of such sites has grown from a few hundred to more than 1,000. While some high-quality objective local news sites have launched since then, they are being dwarfed in size and scale by the partisan sites.

One ...

New Jersey Dentist Provides Painless Non-Invasive Laser Treatment for Sleep Apnea

July 26, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Dr. Joseph DalBon of the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry spoke with TAPintoTV to discuss a new painless laser oral treatment created to alleviate sleep apnea.

“Sleep apnea is a condition where the patient is waking up during the night and unable to breathe that can cause a number of serious health issues,” he said. Some of these health issues ...

National Weather Service Confirms Tornado in Barnegat, Waretown and High Bar Harbor on LBI

July 31, 2021

LONG BEACH ISLAND — On Friday, June 30, the National Weather Service released a report which confirmed an F2 tornado hit High Bar Harbor on Thursday, July 29.


That EF 2 EF2 tornado dropped first in Waretown, NJ near Wells Mills Park and continued on the High Bar Harbor section of Long Beach ...

Lagoon Study Workshop at the Mill Creek Pavillion on July 20

STAFFORD - Mayor Greg Myhre and the Stafford Township Council are hosting a Lagoon Study Workshop on  July 20, 2021 at 6:00 PM. The meeting will be be held at the Mill Creek Park Pavilion. 

Representatives from Stafford Township and ACT Engineers will be at the Mill Creek Park Pavilion, located at 1199 Mill Creek Road.

The purpose of this workshop is to review the lagoon ...

Stafford Police Shooting Range Proposal Workshop to be held on July 29

MANAHAWKIN, NJ — The Stafford Township Council and Mayor Myhre will be holding a workshop to address the plans for a shooting range facility to be built in town. 

The plan is to build this facility at Block 51 Lot 6.01 which is located off Ridge Avenue, near the Southern Regional campus and residential homes.

The plan has already stirred up strong feelings among residents ...