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'Buy a Vet a Burger' for a Memorable Memorial Day Picnic

May 12, 2022

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - There’s a jar sitting on a counter at John's Meat Market at 389 Park Ave. in Scotch Plains with a sign, “Buy a Veteran a Burger! For Previously Homeless Veterans.” The sign raises a lot of questions: What Veterans? Why a burger? How will they get their burgers? 

The answers to those questions and more arrived via email this week

The ...

Overlook Medical Center Looks “Ahead” to Hospital’s Future at Campaign Kickoff

SUMMIT, NJ – The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multi-phase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it for future excellence.

The campaign, Overlook Ahead, will help to financially support the ...

Long Blue Line of New Jersey Police Cyclists Tour Through Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Borough police officer Vito Spadea slowed his bicycle and stopped along East Main Street mid-afternoon Monday to greet his wife, two daughters and other supporters as several hundred police officers from New Jersey towns passed through the borough on their way to Washington, DC where they will join with police from across the country to honor their brothers ...

Donations Still Accepted For Ukrianian Fundraiser Held At Farmstead Arts

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - There's still time to contribute to the Farmstead Arts' already successful fundraiser to benefit refugees displaced by the ongoing war in Ukraine, which kicked off with a special event in the Farmstead's barn on April 24.

The public fundraiser featured a Pysanka (orthodox Ukrainian Easter egg decorating) demonstration, refreshments and live music. Local talented ...

Atlantic Visiting Nurse Rummage Sale Opens on Friday in Far Hills


FAR HILLS, NJ - The giant Atlantic Visiting Nurse fundraising rummage sale held each spring and fall at the Far Hills Fairgrounds at Routes 202 and 512 (Main Street and Peapack Road) begins on Friday morning and continues through Sunday afternoon.


Among thousands of items donated last month by area residents, avid rummage sale fans can find just about everything, ...

Independence for Veterans Begins a New Campaign to Help Homeless Veterans

BEDMINSTER, NJ - Would you trade one morning’s cup of coffee to help a homeless veteran who is struggling with so little that he cannot afford the luxury of a chain-bought cup of Joe, nor food, clothing, rent, etc.?

In its latest progressive campaign to combat veterans homelessness, that’s exactly what Independence for Veterans, a Bedminster, NJ-based, ...

Fellowship Foundation Hosts 2nd Annual Fellowship Charity Golf Outing  

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Fellowship Foundation is pleased to recognize Sweetwater Construction Corporation as its Presenting Sponsor during the 2nd annual Fellowship Charity Golf Outing on Monday, June 6, 2022, at Somerset Hills Country Club (SHCC) in Bernardsville, New Jersey. Nationally recognized and known for its rich history, SHCC is consistently rated one of the top 100 courses in the ...

Somerville Church Hosts Walk for Ukraine on Main Street Friday

SOMERVILLE, NJ - United Reformed Church, The Church on Main is hosting the Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine to raise funds to support Ukrainian refugees.

The Central Jersey #Walk4Ukraine will take place on Friday, April 22 at 12:30 p.m. The walk will start and end at United Reformed Church, 100 W. Main St. and will include walking the town’s Main Street to show support and solidarity ...

Nominate Favorite Charity or Non Profit for Valairco Cares $500 Giveaway; Deadline April 30, 2022

MANVILLE, NJ - Make your vote count! Nominate your favorite charity or non-profit to win Valairco Care's next giveaway of $500. Voting deadline April 30, 2022.  Click here to nominate your charity or nonprofit.

The most recent winner was Visions and Pathways. Bridgewater based Visions and Pathways has been helping abused, neglected, homeless, missing and at risk youth ...

Junior Women's Club of Somerset Hills Hold 'Trees Are Terrific' Poster Contest

BERNARDS TWP., The Junior Women's club of Somerset Hill is sponsoring an Arbor Day poster contest about, what else, trees. The theme this year is "Trees are Terrific." One of the reasons "Trees are Terrific" is that by strategically planting trees, a household can save up to 25 percent on its energy bills.

The Junior Women's Club of Somerset ...


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Home of the Week: 831 Grandview Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090

Check out 831 Grandview Ave in Westfield; this colonial in the Manor Park neighborhood won’t last long. With a new outdoor staircase leading to the enclosed front porch, a new roof, and other updates since 2021, you’re getting modern living with classic character. From the porch, you’ll step in to the sun filled living room with bay windows that flows into the updated kitchen ...

Four Atlantic Health System Medical Centers get ‘A’ Grade for Safety by Leapfrog for Spring 2022

May 11, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its Spring 2022 Hospital Safety Grades.

“Safety is the foundation of ...

Fellowship Connected Living powered by Livindi

Liz Fandel, SVP, Fellowship Senior Living, shares her vision of Fellowship Connected Living powered by Livindi with industry leaders.


'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Local Marketing in a Digital World

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on Sergeant Marketing's Milestone Mindset Live speaking about Local Marketing in a Digital World. The series helps viewers attract and retain clients and donors.

Shapiro and host Nancy Sergeant talked about a number of topics, including the value of local marketing in the post-pandemic economy, how ...

TAPinto Publisher Bobbie Peer Receives Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to Women Award

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Bobbie Peer is a business owner, a networker, a marketer and a survivor.

"I am a single mother and I made it," Peer said. "I work hard, I'm passionate about what I do and I form relationships. I am a success."

Peer, the publisher of five TAPinto sites, recently received a Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

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