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The Bag Ban is Starting Wednesday, May 4. What Does That Mean for Basking Ridge Residents?

May 4, 2022

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Starting Wednesday all New Jersey retail stores, grocery stores, pharmacies and restaurant take-out locations will no longer be providing single-use plastic bags or polystyrene foam foodservice products. Often called the “Bag Ban” by state officials and local governments, the ban of these products may affect the everyday life of Basking Ridge ...

Shop for Native Plants on May 7

 

BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Wondering what to plant this spring? What about native New Jersey plants? The annual Spring Native Plant Sale will be held at the New Jersey Audubon Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Saturday, May 7.  Arrive early to get the best selection of plants.

Take the opportunity to plant New Jersey native plants this year and make the ...

Celebrate Earth Day at Leonard J. Buck Garden's Spring Plant Sale

SOMERVILLE, NJ – What better way to celebrate Earth Day than buying spring plants? Come by the Somerset County Park Commission’s Leonard J. Buck Garden on April 23 and 24 where visitors will have the chance to enhance their gardens with handmade planters and other items available for purchase with a wide selection of plants such as perennials, ferns, woody plants, and unique ...

Downtown Somerville Alliance Hosts Webinar on NJ Plastic Bag Ban

SOMERVILLE, NJ - An April 11 webinar hosted by the Downtown Somerville Alliance and the NJ Business Action Center will examine the impact on businesses expected when New Jersey's ban on plastic bags in the retail marketplace goes into effect May 4.

Grocery stores, food service businesses, and other retail stores in New Jersey will be prohibited from providing or selling customers ...

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Agent Spotlight: Kelly & Con Hartnett

Kelly and Con Hartnett, Sales Associates in the Livingston office, are a real estate power couple, ranking among the Top 2% of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices agents, nationwide. Kelly is an expert on the North Jersey market and one of BHHSNJ’s Certified Relocation Specialists. Whether you’re moving from the town over or crossing a few time zones, Kelly can guide you to your home of ...

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.

 

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 ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Future of Local News

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on the "What Works - The Future of Local News" Podcast from Northeastern University’s School of Journalism.

Shapiro talked about how TAPinto was formed, the current successes the company is seeing and plans for the future.

You can hear the discussion here.

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TAPinto Newark Journalist Selected for CivicStory Fellowship

NEWARK, NJ — Tom Wiedmann's love for journalism began during his younger years with a soundtrack of metal and rock and roll during road trips with his dad.

He just didn't know it at the time.

"I had a steady diet of ACDC, Rolling Stones, Ramones, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath and all that stuff," Wiedmann said. "So I became somewhat of a music nerd growing ...