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NJ Pinelands Commission Issues Management Report for the Public

October 12, 2021

LITTLE EGG HARBOR — The New Jersey Pinelands Commission has issued its latest Management Report, and it highlights the work of the agency's staff during the month of September 2021. The report breaks down committees, tasks, and actions during the month and those that are continuing in the future.

The Acting Director shared insights on rulemaking from Stormwater ...

Cleaner Energy for Ocean County Buildings part of Master Plan

OCEAN COUNTY — Ocean County moves beyond the five-year mark in implementing recommendations from its energy master plan, it continues to see savings along with numerous beneficial energy conservation measures.

“The steps we have taken to install improvements in many of the main County government buildings in downtown Toms River to improve energy efficiencies have been more ...

How to Identify, Destroy and Report Invasive Spotted Lanternfly in New Jersey

BARNEGAT, NJ — After increased sightings in Barnegat and across the state of spotted lanternflies, an exotic invasive insect known to feed on 70 different types of plants and trees, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) is urging anyone who comes across the insect to report and destroy it immediately to help slow the spread.

Native to China and South Korea, the ...


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How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Have you ever been swarmed by a bug and noticed a strange and unpleasant smell?

You probably encountered a stink bug.

Chances are, if you have a stink bug infestation, your nose will let you know and you'll want to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. 

Keep reading to learn more about how to get rid of stink bugs. 

Understanding Stink Bugs

Whether you already ...

Glen Rock Man Remains Found in Water Off Barnegat Light

October 16, 2021

GLEN ROCK, NJ — A four-day search, which spanned from Glen Rock to the Jersey shore, ended tragically when the US Coast Guard recovered the remains of Kiariff Alston, a 26-year-old Glen Rock man, in the water off Barnegat Light, about two miles off the coast of Island Beach State Park, according to police.

Alston of Harristown Road was reported missing by his family in the ...

The Origin of Hoofy’s Fall Fest: You’ll Want to Be There for Its Return

BARNEGAT, NJ – October traditionally brings in its share of festival celebrations throughout the state. However, few come with the bittersweet origins of Hoofy’s Fall Fest scheduled for October 23rd from 11am – 7pm at 11 Birdsall Street.

Barnegat Patrolman Alex Hoffman was just 40 years old when he died suddenly in October 2019. While his death was unrelated to his service to ...

Jaiden Brown Wins 2021 Larry Dunfee Memorial Award

STAFFORD - Running back Jaiden Brown was announced the winner of the 2021 Larry Dunfee Most Valuable Player Award. 

Dunfee was a Stafford Township Police Officer who lost his life on duty a number of years ago. Dunfee also was a Southern graduate and played football for the Rams. 

Southern lost a tough 21-14 battle to Middletown South on Friday night at Southern.  The ...

Please Vote for Charlie Cunliffe and Marty Weber Barnegat Township Committee

October 13, 2021

Marty and I have run an issues-based non-partisan campaign for Barnegat Township Committee.

We ask for Republicans, Independents, and Democrats to vote for us ...a vote for change!


You can find more information about the team at



I believe a concerned citizen should give back to their community ...

Latest Updates on the LBI Fishing Classic That Runs Until December 12

October 17, 2021

LONG BEACH ISLAND - Despite rough surf conditions caused by a nasty northeaster, the 67th annual LBI Surf Fishing Classic opened up on Saturday, October 9, and already has three entries on the board.

The Classic offers cash prizes for striped bass, bluefish, kingfish, and red drum. The first entries of 2021

were all kingfish, taken on fresh bloodworms. Topping the chart at this point ...

Southern Defeats Undefeated Central 17-14 in Boyd-Emmert Classic

BAYVILLE - The Southern Regional football team got back to winning after two recent close losses to Manalapan and Middletown South.

Friday night's victory was a solid win over previously undefeated Central Regional 17-14.

Jaiden Brown ran for over 100 yards and two touchdowns and Jaden Anthony kicked a 22-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter for the Rams. Southern's ...

Bivins Four Touchdowns Propel the Bengals Back into the Winning Column

POINT PLEASANT -Jojo Bivins scored all four of his team’s touchdowns, as Barnegat returns to winning with a 27-7 victory over Point Beach. The Bengals had loss three straight contests. Their record improves to 4-3 on the season.

Barnegat led 14-0 at the half.  Point Pleasant Beach scored in the fourth quarter to make the score 14-7 on a   Joe Beley touchdown pass to Andrew ...


Dec 26, 1930 - Oct 5, 2021
Joseph Robert Riley, 90 Joe was born in Brooklyn on December 26, 1930. He passed away peacefully ...
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NJ Dentist Serves Residents in the Community and Gives Back to Local Organizations

October 5, 2021


WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Joseph DalBon, DMD, owner of New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, spoke with TAPintoTV about his strong connection to the community and local organizations.

“I’m really proud to serve our community,” DalBon explained. “I grew up in Caldwell. I went to high school here.” DalBon attended the University of Pennsylvania ...

Ocean Township Halloween House Decorating Contest

October 11, 2021

WARETOWN — The Township of Ocean is holding its annual Halloween House Decorating Contest.  All homes interested in the competition must submit a registration form via email or dropping off at the Township Clerk's office.


 A voting link will be placed on the Township website. Voting is October 23-31. 

For all the information and registration forms, please ...

Email is Key to News Publishers Clawing Back Advertising Dollars from Social Media

Many news publishers are struggling to produce enough advertising dollars to be sustainable, with many now erecting paywalls or going the non-profit route to attempt to stay in business. However, publications would be wise to think about what advantages that they can bring to a potential advertiser that social media cannot offer. One such tool is email.

Any publisher who has stayed on top of ...

How a Change of Plan Led TAPinto's Newest Franchisee to Stay in Princeton

PRINCETON, NJ -- Richard Rein had a 4-month plan.  He was going to work with a Princeton University professor, who was teaching a class on expository writing.  After that, head north.

“My original plan was to move to New York City where the action was,” Rein said.

That was nearly 4 decades ago.  He never left.

Today, Rein is still in ...

How Content Marketing Can Benefit Your Business

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - You already have a fancy website your customers use.  It's a crucial aspect of building your business.  But alone, it likely won't be enough to get the job done.  Business owners need to invest in content marketing.

Think of it like this: the owner of a pizza restaurant writes a column on rolling pizza dough.  The brewmaster of a popular ...