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New Jersey's COVID-19 Advertising Campaign Targets 30-something's 'Risky Behaviors'

August 5, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – The state’s new advertising campaign to raise awareness for COVID-19 testing and contact tracing is targeting, among others, the 30-and-under population because of the “risky behaviors” they have exhibited.

Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said the “For Each Other, For Us All” campaign is debuting this week in advertising across TV, radio, ...

New Jersey's COVID-19 Advertising Campaign Targets 30-something's 'Risky Behaviors'

TRENTON, NJ – The state’s new advertising campaign to raise awareness for COVID-19 testing and contact tracing is targeting, among others, the 30-and-under population because of the “risky behaviors” they have exhibited.

Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said the “For Each Other, For Us All” campaign is debuting this week in advertising across TV, radio, ...

NJ Re-Tightens Restrictions on Indoor Gatherings As Transmission Rate Trends Up 

NEW JERSEY — With New Jersey’s rate of transmission (Rt) nearly doubling in a month - from 0.87 in early July to 1.48 today — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday that he will again tighten caps on indoor gatherings.

“We believe that some of this increase is attributable to the number of indoor house parties and other events which we have been seeing across the ...

Transformer Fire Results in More Power Outages in Ocean Acres

August 6, 2020

BARNEGAT, NJ - Power outages within the township aren't exactly novel to the community this week. The latest comes as a result of a transformer fire at the end of Savannah Drive in Ocean Acres. Approximately 2100 customers are currently without power as a result.

“The fire started at 2:30 pm," shared Barnegat Fire Chief Bob Lilley. “A pole caught fire and knocked the ...

Barnegat Man Charged After Creating Major Disturbance at Manahawkin Costco Store

STAFFORD — The Stafford Township Police Department arrested a Barnegat man on charges of Terroristic Threats, Harassment and Disorderly Conduct after a viral video was posted on a number of social media sites.  The video showed a customer at the Manahawkin Costco berating and threatening an employee and caused a scene inside the store on July 29, 2020.

The Stafford Township Police ...

Storm Update for Barnegat and Waretown: Not Just Power Loss

BARNEGAT/WARETOWN, NJ - No doubt that 2020 will go down in area history books for its series of challenges.  Tropical Storm Isaias raged through both Barnegat and Ocean Township yesterday.  The National Weather Service confirmed six tornadoes across the region, including one in Ocean County.  Thousands went several hours without power.

Some sources have reported that a tornado ...

Here’s what taxpayers need to know about the home office deduction from IRS

August 6, 2020

The home office deduction allows qualifying taxpayers to deduct certain home expenses on their tax return. With more people working from home than ever before, some taxpayers may be wondering if they can claim a home office deduction when they file their 2020 tax return next year.

Here are some things to help taxpayers understand the home office deduction and whether they can claim ...

Waves of Strength Special Needs Surf Camp Returns Sunday to Brant Beach

August 7, 2020

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ—At the 68th Street Beach in Brant Beach, of Long Beach Island, NJ, a local nonprofit 501(c)(3) named Waves of Strength will again be holding their special needs surf camp.  They are devoted to helping people accomplish the seemingly impossible.

This Sunday, August 9 the organizatoin will share the empowering feeling of catching a wave surfing with those ...

12th Jetty Coquina Jam Surf Contest Set for Sunday August 2 in Brant Beach

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP -The Jetty Coquina Jam is an all-female, team surf contest and also a fundraising event. Women are paired randomly after being separated into two age pools and compete in this Summer event to support female cancer through David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation.

The annual Long Beach Island event has donated over $109, 000 dollars throughout the history of ...

Jersey Shore Outdoors: Fishing Update from Jim Hutchinson, Sr., August 1 Update

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - The fishing over the past week in the Beach Haven area has been strong., but with the approach of Hurricane Isaias, thing will probably be on the back burner for a while.

The water temperature in the bay waters behind Long Beach Island have been reaching 80-degrees and even warmer. As a result, most of the fluke have made their move into the ocean. That is where the ...

Obituaries

Jun 22, 1938 - Jul 15, 2020
Joseph Louis “Joe” Filoon, age 82, (1938 – 2020) passed away peacefully ...
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Zappa Trust Vaultmeister Joe Travers Speaks about Latest Releases from Vast Frank Zappa Archive

August 5, 2020

LOS ANGELES, CA -- TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur recently spoke with Joe Travers, accomplished drummer and longtime archivist for the Zappa Trust, about his experiences maintaining Frank Zappa’s vast collection of recordings and the latest releases from the Zappa archive. 

Travers, who attended Berklee College of Music and has toured with acts like Duran ...