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Outdoor Dining, Hair Salon Appointments, In-Person Shopping Coming in 'Stage 2'

June 1, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Outdoor dining and in-person retail shopping will be allowed starting June 15, while personal-care businesses such as barbershops and hair salons will be able to open a week later as Gov. Phil Murphy continues to slowly reopen New Jersey.

Youth summer programs will also be permitted to start on July 6 during what Murphy calls Stage 2 of New Jersey’s road ...

Bateman Criticizes Turnpike, GSP Toll Hikes While NJ Focused on COVID-19

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey motorists and interstate truck drivers will have to deposit more money in their EZ Pass accounts by September as the New Jersey Turnpike Authority on Wednesday voted unanimously in a virtual meeting to increase tolls by 27 percent on the Garden State Parkway and 36 percent on the New Jersey Turnpike.

The toll hikes go into effect Sept. 13.

The cost to drive from ...

American Flag Flies at Half-Staff to Observe 75h Anniversary of V-E Day

TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday ordered that the U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities in recognition of the 75th Anniversary of V-E Day, May 8th, 1945.

The flags will also fly at half-staff to honor the victims of COVID-19, pursuant to Executive Order No. 114, which remains in effect indefinitely.

“Today, we celebrate the ...

Governor: It's Up to New Jersey Residents to Keep Parks Open

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy used his Saturday press briefing to urge New Jersey residents to limit “knucklehead behavior” so that the state can continue on a road to recovery following the extended battle against COVID-19.

The plea came the same day state and county parks were reopened amid warnings that if visitors failed to comply with social distancing and other health ...

Breaking News: Fire at Fantasy Island Amusement Park

BEACH HAVEN, NJ  — A large fire has been reported at the Fantasy Island Amusement Park in Beach Haven.  

Reports from a source is that the fire took place in the ice cream shop and the fire is now under control  (9:40 p.m.)

TAPinto will keep the public updated. 

Man Claims Infection, Coughs on Supermarket Worker

TRENTON, NJ – When a Manalapan supermarket worker concerned about the coronavirus asked a shopper to keep his distance, the man said he was infected with the virus, leaned in and coughed on the employee, officials said today.

The shopper, George Falcone, 50, of Freehold, ended up being charged with third-degree terroristic threats and other offenses, said state Attorney General Gurbir ...

Gov. Murphy: Man In His 90s is Third Coronavirus Death in N.J.

NEW JERSEY - An man in his 90s who was being treated at Hackensack University Medical Center has become the third New Jersey person to die after testing positive for coronavirus COVID-19.

Gov. Phil Murphy made the announcement via Twitter late Monday night, after televised appearances on MSNBC and CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360."

"Our prayers are with his family during this ...

As Cases Mount, NJ Hospitals Enforcing No Visitor Policies to Curb Spread of Coronavirus

PRINCETON, NJ — As coronavirus cases to climb across the state New Jersey’s hospitals are enacting no-visitor policies in an effort to protect patients, visitors, and staff from the further spread of the potentially fatal illness.

The move, announced Friday in a statement from the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA), comes as state officials announced 50 confirmed cases in ...

Utility Shut-offs Suspended to Ease Financial Impact of Coronavirus

TRENTON, NJ -- New Jersey residents that have fallen behind on their utility bills won't have to worry about their electric or gas service being shut off in the coming weeks, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) announced Friday. The agreement which involves all public gas and electricity companies in New Jersey regulated by the state agency including, but not ...

Restrictions for Visitors Now in Place at Morristown Medical Center

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System has implemented restrictions for the "wellbeing and safety of their patients."

"The safety and well-being of our patients, visitors and team members is our number one priority", said the hospital.

The current visitor restriction policy for Morristown Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center, Newton ...

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Outdoor Dining, Hair Salon Appointments, In-Person Shopping Coming in 'Stage 2'

June 1, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Outdoor dining and in-person retail shopping will be allowed starting June 15, while personal-care businesses such as barbershops and hair salons will be able to open a week later as Gov. Phil Murphy continues to slowly reopen New Jersey.

Youth summer programs will also be permitted to start on July 6 during what Murphy calls Stage 2 of New Jersey’s road ...

Bateman Criticizes Turnpike, GSP Toll Hikes While NJ Focused on COVID-19

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey motorists and interstate truck drivers will have to deposit more money in their EZ Pass accounts by September as the New Jersey Turnpike Authority on Wednesday voted unanimously in a virtual meeting to increase tolls by 27 percent on the Garden State Parkway and 36 percent on the New Jersey Turnpike.

The toll hikes go into effect Sept. 13.

The cost to drive from ...

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Bridgewater Youth Fatally Struck by Train

May 26, 2020

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A Bridgewater juvenile has been identified as the victim fatally struck by a NJ Transit train Monday at around 4:20 p.m. just west of the Bridgewater station, according to Lisa Torbic, of NJ Transit.

Torbic said the eastbound Raritan Valley Line train 5526, which left from Raritan at 4:16 p.m. and was scheduled to arrive at Newark Penn Station at 5:15 p.m. struck the juvenile ...

Outdoor Dining, Hair Salon Appointments, In-Person Shopping Coming in 'Stage 2'

June 1, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Outdoor dining and in-person retail shopping will be allowed starting June 15, while personal-care businesses such as barbershops and hair salons will be able to open a week later as Gov. Phil Murphy continues to slowly reopen New Jersey.

Youth summer programs will also be permitted to start on July 6 during what Murphy calls Stage 2 of New Jersey’s road ...

Atlantic Health System Leads Phase 1 Study on CPI-613® (Devimistat), First-in-Class Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer to be Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2020

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care’s Angela Alistar, MD, medical director of GI medical oncology at Morristown Medical Center and medical director of the Phase 1 Breakthrough Treatment Center, is lead author of a phase 1 study of CPI-613® (devimistat), a unique first-in-class treatment for locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer, in combination with two chemotherapy drugs. Dr.

How We Return to High School Sports in New Jersey

May 22, 2020

Dear Editor:

In my decades as an educator and school administrator, I’m hard pressed to find a situation as challenging as what we face related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The last few months have been painful on many levels, from the heartbreaking loss of life to the millions who have suffered emotional and economic loss. It’s been a harrowing time for everyone.

For our students, ...

Bedminster Farmers Market Returns Saturday, June 6 to River Road Park 

May 31, 2020

BEDMINSTER, NJ - The Bedminster Township Committee and the Bedminster Farmers Market Advisory Committee are excited to announce that the Bedminster Farmers Market is returning for its third season starting Saturday, June 6 at River Road Park.

The Bedminster Farmers Market will be held every Saturday, rain or shine, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Township’s River Road Park located at ...

Calculating an IRD Deduction

Have you recently inherited a loved one’s retirement assets? If so, you should know that there is an income tax deduction available to you called the income in respect of a decedent, or IRD, deduction. When certain inherited assets are hit with both federal estate and income taxes, this deduction can help offset the impact. Taking the time to ensure you correctly utilize this tax break can ...

Using IRAs to Help Children

Did you know there is no minimum age for having an IRA? As long as your child has earned income, you can open an account in their name. Whether they contribute to the IRA with their own money from working or a gift from you, the power of compound interest can help them get a significant head start on a secure financial future.

To learn more, click here to download “Using IRAs to Help ...