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Murphy Extends Public Health Emergency Another 30 Days, Raises Limit on Outdoor Gatherings to 500

July 3, 2020

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 press briefing on Thursday that he has extended New Jersey's public health emergency another 30 days due to the coronavirus, even though the spread of the disease has slowed significantly by many important measures. For instance, hospitalizations are down 94% from New Jersey's peak and 12% from June 17, and the ...

Murphy: Casinos, Amusement Parks, Museums, Libraries, Among Businesses Set to Open July 2

TRENTON, NJ -- At his daily COVID-19 press briefing on Wednesday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the reopening schedule that continues tomorrow – with social distancing and face covering requirements in place – for the following businesses:

Casinos,
Outdoor amusement parks and water parks,
Museums and libraries,
Indoor recreation, and
Gyms/fitness centers (for individualized ...

Ocean County June Coronavirus: A Summary of the Numbers

OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – Ocean County saw a ten percent increase in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the month of June. Mantoloking remains the only municipality within the county with no reported positive test results.

The Ocean County Health Department continues to collect COVID-19 data from various sources, including swabs performed by private companies. Authorities have ...

Pilot Rescued from Ocean After Plane Crashes

June 28, 2020

SURF CITY — On Saturday afternoon a small banner plane crashed into the ocean at 13th Street in Surf City. 

The Surf City Police Department and Patrolmen Costabile and Rible arrived on scene and found a small banner plane had crashed into the ocean.

Surf City lifeguards, Scott Meggitt and Charles Orborne, went right to work and quickly rescued the pilot and brought ...

Congressman Andy Kim Votes to Pass Justice in Police Act

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) voted to pass the Justice in Policing Act, H.R. 7120, a bill that would make critical reforms to America’s law enforcement system in the wake of the murder of George Floyd, and a number of other deaths within communities of color by law enforcement personnel. Despite three Republicans supporting the legislation, the Senate will ...

Barnegat Police Chief Addresses Use of Force in Local Department

BARNEGAT, NJ – In 2019, the Barnegat Police Department handled almost 20,000 calls for service. Of those calls, officers used force 22 times, or 0.11 percent of the total calls.  Last night, Police Chief Keith Germain turned to social media to provide COVID-19 updates. In keeping up with current events, he then discusses the use of force in the local department.

 According to ...

Upcoming Events

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Mon, July 27, 2:00 PM

St. Francis Community Center, Long Beach Township

Grandparenting Support Group

Health & Wellness

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Mon, September 21, 2:00 PM

St. Francis Community Center, Long Beach Township

Grandparenting Support Group

Health & Wellness

New Jersey Chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists Recognizes TAPinto Journalists with Three Signature Awards

June 24, 2020

The New Jersey Chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists has recognized three TAPinto publishers for their reporting as a part of their annual NJ-SPJ Signature Awards.    

"I am proud that NJ-SPJ has recognized our publishers for providing objective, independent, truly local news reporting," said TAPinto Publisher and CEO Michael Shapiro.  "As ...

NJSIAA Announces Guidelines For Phase I of Return to High School Sports

June 21, 2020

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The NJSIAA took one step closer to fall sports in 2020, with the release of the Phase I regulations by the NJSIAA COVID-19 Medical Advisory Taskforce. 

The task force is chaired by former NJSIAA Executive Committee president Mary Liz Ivins.  She is joined Dr. Jack Kripsak, chair of the NJSIAA Medical Advisory Committee; Dr. Damion Martins, the Jets team ...

Great News! Southern Regional Summer Basketball Camps Registration is Now Open

STAFFORD - The Southern Regional Boys Basketball program will again be offering summer basketball camp this summer. 

They are under the direction of former head coach Eric Fierro and current coach John Pampalone. 

Please spread the word so our area youth can have a great summer.  The weeks are July 13 through 16 and July 27 through 30. 

Please click the flyer and ...

VIDEO: Monster Shark Swims Near Fishing Boat off Jersey Coast

NEW JERSEY: Stanley Watts has a passion for fishing that goes back to his childhood. Growing up the son of a military dad, Watts learned to fish with his father in locations where his family was stationed, like Hawaii. From first through fourth grade, Stanley would fish with his father at Pearl Harbor, off the pier. 

Fast-forward to today, Stanley now lives in ...

Obituaries

Audrey C. Anderson (nee Stutzman), age 69, went to be with the Lord on June 2, 2020.  Born ...
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Experience Revolutionary War History at The Dey Mansion: George Washington’s Headquarters

July 3, 2020

WAYNE, NJ -- In honor of Independence Day, TAPintoTV is revisiting our piece from last year on the Dey Mansion, one of several locations in New Jersey which served as General George Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolutionary War. 

The Dey Mansion was the home of Theunis and Hester Dey, and was built around 1770. Ten years later, Theunis, who was the Colonel of the Bergen ...

Mosquito Control Important in New Jersey After Mild Winter

June 24, 2020

TRENTON, NJ — As the phased reopening of New Jersey continues amid the COVID-19 pandemic and warming weather, the Department of Environmental Protection reminds the public that controlling the mosquito population and risk for disease is more important than ever, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe said.

With public health in the spotlight as a result of the pandemic, residents doing ...

Senior Tax Freeze Could Be Cut: And That’s Not All

BARNEGAT/WARETOWN, NJ – Many homeowners in both Barnegat and Ocean Township rely on the Senior Freeze Program to make ends meet. In the past, the Homestead Rebate Program has also  provided tax relief to local property taxpayers. Could both programs be in jeopardy thanks to the pandemic’s negative economic impact on the state?

Both Barnegat and Ocean Township are part of the ...

Townwide Yard Sale Back on Ocean Township’s Calendar

WARETOWN, NJ – Generally speaking, yard sales are a win/win situation for both buyers and sellers. Good news for anyone disappointed that Ocean Township’s Annual Townwide Yard Sale was canceled.  Community leaders just rescheduled the popular event for July 25, 2020.

“This is a free event,” said Deputy Mayor Lydia Dodd. “Homeowners can register to have their ...