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A Tearful Plea from US District Judge Esther Salas After Her Son's Murder

August 3, 2020

NEWARK, NJ - US District Judge Esther Salas released a video message two weeks after her son was killed and husband was shot multiple times during an attack at their North Brusnwick home. While barely holding back tears, she described the days before her son was killed and the moment when she heard the gunshots. 

Her message is that Federal judges need better protection. Their home ...

Lawsuit Claims Barnegat Officials Violated Open Meetings Law

BARNEGAT, NJ – Barnegat officials were slapped with a lawsuit yesterday filed by Charles Cunliffe, a Democratic nominee for Township Committee. Cunliffe alleges local government authorities deprived him of his right to make public comments during their committee meetings.

Cunliffe’s complaint, filed in Ocean County Superior Court, claims township officials violated both the Open ...

Shooting at Federal Judge's North Brunswick Home Leaves Son Dead, Husband Injured

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ – A gunman apparently posing as a delivery man gained entrance to U.S. District Judge Esther Salas’ North Brunswick home and shot her husband and their son on Sunday night.

The shooting, confirmed to TAPinto New Brunswick by a spokesperson in the FBI’s Newark Office, left their son, Daniel, 20, dead.

Salas’ husband, Mark Anderl, a criminal ...

Saint Joseph Graduate Dan Anderl, Son of Federal Judge Esther Salas, Shot and Killed at New Brunswick Home

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Dan Anderl, a 2018 graduate of Saint Joseph High School and the son of Federal Judge Esther Salas was shot and killed at his family's home in North Brunswick on Sunday evening, according to multiple media reports. Anderl, 20, was a rising junior at Catholic University. 

Judge Salas's husband, Mark Anderl, 63, was also shot and critically ...

Ocean County Prosecutor's Office Hosting Moving Forward – A Conversation on Law Enforcement and Community Policing”

TOMS RIVER - The Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office will be hosting a 21/21 Virtual Town Hall titled “Moving Forward – A Conversation on Law Enforcement and Community Policing” on Wednesday, July 22, at 6 p.m. A panel of law enforcement and community leaders will be discussing social justice, use of force, police accountability and professionalism, police training, and ...

Lawsuit Claims Bullying, Sex Assaults Led to NJ Student’s Death

WESTFIELD, NJ — The parents of a Westfield High School sophomore who died in 2018 have filed a lawsuit claiming the school district allowed their son to be subjected to repeated bullying, including sexual assaults and racially explicit slurs, that eventually led to his suicide.

The parents of Carthoris “Carter” Uziel filed the suit in Superior Court in Elizabeth last week.

Lawsuit Claims Bullying, Sex Assaults Led to NJ Student’s Suicide

WESTFIELD, NJ — The parents of a Westfield High School sophomore who died in 2018 have filed a lawsuit claiming the school district allowed their son to be subjected to repeated bullying, including sexual assaults and racially explicit slurs, that eventually led to his suicide.

The parents of Carthoris “Carter” Uziel filed the suit in Superior Court in Elizabeth last week.

Courts are Reopening in Phases: What You Need to Know Now

TRENTON, NJ -  A month ago today, the judge who sits in both Barnegat and Ocean Township began hearing municipal court cases. Judge Philip M. Miller joined judges in other communities throughout the state in hearing select cases by remote access. This week, the Supreme Court released information concerning the New Jersey Courts Post-Pandemic Plan.

According to a press release issued by ...

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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 ...

Barnegat Man Charged After Creating Major Disturbance at Manahawkin Costco Store

August 6, 2020

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 ...

Big Barlow’s BBQ in Barnegat Backs the Blue

BARNEGAT, NJ - Big Barlow’s BBQ in Barnegat hosted a “Back The Blue” fundraiser on Saturday to show support for the Ocean County PBA.  The event attracted over 700 people throughout the day.

Restaurant owner Chris Barlow committed to donating twenty percent of all food sales to the countywide law enforcement organization.  Overall contributions are more than ...

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IRS: New Law Provides Relief for eligible taxpayers who need funds from IRAs and other retirement plans

August 2, 2020

WASHINGTON − The Internal Revenue Service provided a reminder today that the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act can help eligible taxpayers in need by providing favorable tax treatment for withdrawals from retirement plans and IRAs and allowing certain retirement plans to offer expanded loan options.

Can I get money from my retirement account now?

Under the ...

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

August 1, 2020

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 ...

Jersey Shore Outdoors: Fishing Update from Jim Hutchinson, Sr., July 27 Update

In a nutshell, there are fluke and blowfish in the bay, fluke and kingfish on the beach, fluke and black sea bass on the inshore structure, and some darn fine fishing for tuna in the mid-range distances.

The word from Fisherman’s Headquarters in Ship Bottom is that the abundance of school bluefin tuna surprisingly close to shore is “the most spectacular topic on the local fishing ...

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 ...