Community & Public Policy

December 7, 2018

CLINTON, NJ -- TAPintoTV Senior Producer Kayla Galka recently stopped into Fourchette, a shop on Main Street here, and spoke with staff members about the secrets of the success behind this thriving small business. Fourchette opened five years ago as a full-service cheese shop, with gourmet ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -- Crowds gathered here in Taylor Park for the lighting of the 2nd Annual “Winter Walk,” presented by the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce. Held a day after “Shop Local Saturday,” the event highlighted the importance of community and supporting local destinations and businesses ...

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  MONTCLAIR, NJ -- The Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association recently held a gala and reenactment of the president’s 1893 inauguration here at the Woman’s Club of Upper Montclair. CBS New York’s John Elliott, who served as the Master of Ceremonies, said, “There’s nothing more fun ...

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GARFIELD, NJ -- The 10th Annual “A Taste of Bergen” fundraiser was recently held here at The Venetian. Proceeds of the event will support the patients, long term care residents, veterans, and people in need served by New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus.  The event featured 32 local restaurants, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ --  The annual Harvest Fest, celebrating its 26th year, was recently held here, featuring small businesses, local organizations, food, music, and kid-friendly activities. “It’s a good mix of everything,” said Michael J. Venezia, Mayor of Bloomfield.  Visitors strolled down Broad ...

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WAYNE, NJ — New Jersey resident Kenya Medard, who lost her husband to male breast cancer, detailed how her husband came to be diagnosed and their journey through the progress of the disease. “We started noticing that my husband had a stain in his undershirt. We honestly thought that maybe he had ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Dr. Charlene Gungil, Director & Health Officer of the Passaic County Department of Health Services, discusses the importance of local health departments throughout New Jersey, as well as the essential resources and services they provide to the public. “There is a lot out there,” ...

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WAYNE, NJ - Susan G. Komen North Jersey partnered with the Passaic County Department of Health & the Board of Chosen Freeholders to provide the local community with access to healthcare during the 2018 Women’s Wellness Expo. “We know that if we can provide better access to quality, timely ...

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WAYNE, NJ - The third-annual Lincoln of Wayne Black Label Car & Bike show raised money for first responders including the Wayne Fire Department, Wayne EMS and the Wayne PBA. "Every event we put on over the course of the year is always a fundraiser, so today we raise money for the community ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange NJ Downtown Alliance has partnered with Estonian inventor, Mikhel Joala, to create two historic murals using "Albert" - Joala's automated spray-painting robot. "This is cutting edge technology - the robot is the only one like it in the world." said West Orange ...

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CHATHAM TOWNSHIP, NJ - Chatham Township Mayor, Curt Ritter, partnered with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, to host the "Out Of The Darkness" walk to raise funds and awareness about mental illness and suicide prevention. "Over the past three years, we've raised over $200,000, ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Mayor Michael Venezia and the entire Bloomfield Township Mayor's Council, give away backpacks and school supplies to over 170 children during a family fun event at the newly opened Felton Field Community Police Substation. Wartyna Davis, Bloomfield Councilwoman-At-Large, speaks ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Cedar Grove Waves honors the victims of terrorism, remembers the lives lost, and educates students with a heartfelt 9-11 tribute on the front lawn of Cedar Grove High School.   “I was a little over a year old when 9-11 happened, so I don’t remember much,” says Anthony, a ...

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