Press Releases

May 20, 2020

TRENTON, NJ –  New Jerseyans enrolled in the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will be able to use their benefits to order groceries online starting next week.  Online shopping will be available through Amazon and participating Walmarts, ShopRites and The Fresh Grocers. NJ ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - With schools closed for the rest of the academic year and students missing out on a number of milestones, including kindergarten, eighth grade, high school, and college graduations,TAPinto Bayonne is offering parents of local students the opportunity to share their child's achievement ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Over the past few weeks, Governor Phil Murphy has introduced what has become the state’s new, unofficial motto to implore residents to follow social distancing orders: Don’t be a knucklehead.  Now, the New Jersey State Democratic Committee is launching a campaign asking residents ...

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TAPinto is rolling out a new content marketing feature as a part of our participation in The Branded Content Project -- a partnership between the Facebook Journalism Project, the Local Media Association and the Local Media Consortium. The new feature will enable businesses, nonprofits and others ...

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Secretary of State Tahesha Way announced today that more than 60 percent of New Jersey households have responded to the 2020 U.S. Census, even as the U.S. Census Bureau has delayed some of its operations to protect the health and safety of its staff and the public due to the COVID-19 crisis. New ...

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April 22 marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Amid the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and its extraordinary impact on the health, economic and social well-being of our state, Earth Day is a historic milestone deserving of celebration and sustained action. It also is an ...

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TRENTON, NJ– As New Jersey residents are adhering to strict social distancing guidelines put into place to help flatten the curve of the of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s evident there is work that can be done from home to help our community, state and nation. From patronizing businesses by ordering ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A Paterson printing company is among the small businesses across the country that have shifted production efforts to aid in the fight against COVID-19. New Jersey, like many states, remains under a shelter-in-place order that has kept non-essential businesses shut, causing record ...

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Investors Bank, through its charitable foundation, is releasing more than $1.13 million in financial grants to not-for-profit organizations in New Jersey and New York. The Investors Foundation is making the grants as not-for-profit organizations face a doubling and tripling in the demand for the ...

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CARDINAL JOSEPH W. TOBIN, C.Ss.R., TO JOIN BISHOPS NATIONWIDE IN RECONSECRATION OF NATION TO MARY, MOTHER OF THE CHURCH All invited to participate in livestreamed prayer service, May 1 at 3 p.m. NEWARK, NJ - Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, will join with U.S. and ...

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TRENTON, NJ  – Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson and Children and Families Commissioner Christine Beyer today announced the state will continue to help pay for child care for essential employees as defined in Executive Order 110 through at least the end of May. The Murphy Administration ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan New Jersey, which serves Essex, Hudson and Passaic Counties, is seeing as many patients as possible amidst the chaos of the Covid-19 outbreak. Three of the affiliate's five health centers remain open to patients seeking reproductive health care, by ...

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TRENTON, N.J. (April 22, 2020) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) today launched its New Jersey Entrepreneur Support Program to help Garden State entrepreneurs with limited funding navigate COVID-19-related cashflow constraints by giving them access to capital from investors ...

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The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) will soon implement its Energy Efficiency Proposal as required by the Clean Energy Act (CEA) and Energy Master Plan (EMP). Final Board action is anticipated in May of this year, with energy efficiency programs scheduled to commence in June 2021.

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KENILWORTH, NJ – With hundreds of NJ Transit workers infected and others dying, including at least two Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) members, after contracting COVID-19, the ATU New Jersey State Council is demanding hazard pay along with other needed protections for workers and riders. “Since ...

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RED BANK, NJ- Soup Kitchen 411 announced the launch of FeedNJ, a new campaign helping connect local restaurants with soup kitchens to feed families affected by the COVID-19 Crisis. Co-Chairing FeedNJ will be Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and Port Authority Chairman Kevin O’Toole. All funds ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - A&B Promotions, a custom apparel and promotional company located in Cranford, recently launched a fundraiser in an effort to purchase much needed medical supplies to donate to healthcare workers and hospitals in need.   After creating a COVID-19 awareness ribbon that supports ...

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Senator Ronald L. Rice Senator, Chair of the New Jersey Legislative Black Caucus, today issued the following statement on the proposed Board of Public Utilities’ Straw Proposal for New Jersey’s Energy Efficiency and Peak Demand Reduction Programs with his conditional support based on seizing the ...

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Please join nationally recognized small business expert Mike Blinder, owner of Editor & Publisher Magazine, and author of "Survival Selling Even in the Toughest of Times," for a free online webinar on how your business can weather these difficult economic times and prosper afterwards.  Mike ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Easter Sunday Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark will be celebrated by Cardinal Joseph Tobin at noon and can be livestreamed via the Archdiocese's social medial channels.  The worship can also be downloaded at www.rcan.org/easter and watched live on News ...

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NEW JERSEY - The return-to-school date and related public health guidelines will continue to determine the viability of a spring sports season, according to New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association officials. As noted, NJSIAA is committed to doing whatever is possible to provide New ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Albio Sires (D-NJ) and Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-NJ) have announced that HHS has awarded two Community Health Centers (CHCs) that serve North Jersey residents with much needed funding to address the COVID-19 pandemic.  Newark Community Health Centers, Inc.

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TRENTON, N.J. - In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has extended the deadline to submit responses to its request for information (RFI) seeking insights into the ways to increase access to capital for Black- and Latinx-led start-ups in ...

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We need a clear strategy to share the benefits of lower energy bills, reduced pollution with all residents. In these challenging times, we cannot help but think about the impact of this pandemic on those who already struggle to make ends meet. Those who had challenges paying their utilities ...

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TRENTON, N.J. (March 30, 2020) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) today announced that it is partnering with four organizations to offer support services to businesses seeking federal financial assistance through Small Business Administration (SBA) programs. This technical ...

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TRENTON – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) Board today approved a suite of new programs designed to support businesses and workers facing economic hardship due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19.    The package of initiatives includes a grant program for small ...

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Cardinal Tobin Announces New Directives For The Archdiocese Of Newark In Response To Coronavirus Pandemic Newark, N.J. – Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, and the Archdiocese’s Coronavirus Task Force continue to monitor the ongoing pandemic situation and to aggregate ...

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TAPinto is committed to helping the communities we cover during this time of crisis.  We've pulled together a few tips for communicating during times of crisis and are offering special advertising options.   As a business or organization, you've worked hard to build relationships with your ...

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Coronavirus responses have severely impacted the U.S. blood supply as Vitalant and other blood centers across the country are struggling to maintain stable inventories. With school closures and workers at home, 25% of Vitalant’s blood collections anticipated in March have disappeared—almost ...

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If yoy are experiencing a hardship due to COVID-19 and need your cancer screenings we are her for you!   Ph. 201-437-9100 or fill out an application at www.mflfoundation.com Madeline Fiadini LoRe CHAIRPERSON'S MESSAGE Health Care. It's the hot topic on many of our minds. More people are ...

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