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Tuesday is "National New Jersey Day" - Let's Take a Look at the Garden State

July 27, 2021

NEW JERSEY — July 27 is National New Jersey Day. While this is not an official holiday, the New Jersey State Instagram, which is possibly the snarkiest governmental social media account in the country, lent it some credibility when it posted Monday, "Tomorrow is #NationalNewJerseyDay. Prepare accordingly."

Hawthorne's Mayor Richard Goldberg told TAPinto Hawthorne, ...

Run Like a Wolf

SOUTH SALEM, N.Y. - Forget dancing; it’s much better to run, walk, or bike with wolves.

At least that’s what Summer Hoogenboom probably thinks.

The wildlife conservationist coordinates special events at the world-renowned Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem.

The nonprofit’s latest is its “Run Like a Wolf” challenge.

The family-friendly fundraiser ...

Community Honors Fedora DeLucia

SOMERS, N.Y. - Fedora C. DeLucia was, by all accounts, never one to rest on her laurels.

But she’d probably be very pleased that folks now have a place to sit down and relax for a bit.

Last week, officials, friends, and family gathered in front of The Elephant Hotel for a short ceremony dedicating three park benches in the late Planning Board member’s name.

DeLucia, who ...

Every Wednesday in Red Bank Free Fitness in the Park Sponsored by the YMCA - It's Pilates Week!

RED BANK, NJ: You can shake it up, stretch it out or clear your mind with Zumba, Pilates, or Yoga outdoors every Wednesday.

Fitness in the Park is hosted by the YMCA of Greater Monmouth County with classes lasting through August 25.

The programs are held on one of the finest venues in Red Bank - Riverside Gardens Park overlooking the beautiful Navesink River, located at 40 West Front ...

Health, Happiness and Loads of Fun on the menu at Hazlet Family Fun Night, August 7th

HAZLET, NJ: Family Fun Night in the community of Hazlet, is focused on health and happiness! On Saturday, August 7, at the Hazlet Swim and Tennis Club, families are welcome to relax and have a great time, while joining and supporting the RAINE Foundation, HAZLET's HOPE Network, and TACKLE DEPRESSION for a night of fun, food, and entertainment for the whole family! 

On ...

Red Bank 2nd Annual Photo Contest - Start Snappin'!

RED BANK, NJ: All right you shutterbugs and everybody with a smartphone camera, here’s your chance to prove that you’ve got an eye for the beautiful, the strange, the unusual or just plain interesting.

The 2nd “Red Bank Always Beautiful” contest opened on June 1 under the auspices of the Red Bank Public Library. 

Your photos must show the town of Red Bank and ...

NJDOT Plans Road Work for Morris Avenue

TRENTON, NJ – In anticipation of upcoming safety improvements and a pavement reconstruction project on Morris Avenue, parts of the shoulder of the road will be closed next week.

Beginning at 9 a.m., Monday, July 26 until 2 p.m., and continuing daily, Monday through Friday for approximately two weeks, New Jersey Department of Transportation’s (NJDOT) Contractor is scheduled to ...

The Yorktown Lions Club Concerts Are Back

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Summer Concert Series is back after a year-long hiatus.

The Yorktown Lions Club has been putting on summer concerts for 27 years now. With only three more to go this summer, residents can take advantage of the free event held at Jack DeVito Veterans Memorial Field on Veterans Road. Last year’s festivities had to be put on hold due to lockdown and COVID-19 ...

Where Is This in Yorktown?

Congratulations to Joe Falcone, who correctly guessed that last week’s photo was taken at the Mohansic Golf Course. If you know where this week’s photo is, email the editor at

From Somers to Supervillains

SOMERS, N.Y. - Locals who grew up in Somers during the 80s and 90s may recognize the name Jordan Blum in the credits of a popular new adult animated series on Hulu.

Blum, who now lives in California is creator, executive producer, and writer along with Patton Oswalt, of the Marvel Television show M.O.D.O.K. based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. Oswalt is a standup comic ...