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Belmar and Lake Como

April 25, 2019

The Belmar Police Department reported 55 arrests in Belmar and Lake Como from March 3, 2019 to March 31, 2019, including 20 that occurred on March 3 — the day of the Belmar/Lake Como St. Patrick’s Day Parade — and another seven on St. Patrick’s Day on March 17.


Ellen Greer, 25, of Wall was arrested on Ocean Avenue on March 3 by Police Officer Timothy Yee, ...

Edison Hosts 17th Annual NJ Flower and Garden Show

April 24, 2019

EDISON, NJ — The 17th annual New Jersey Flower & Garden Show will be held on Thursday, April 25 through Sunday, April 28 at the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center.

With a theme of “Artists of the Past,” the show will feature unique and dazzling garden displays inspired by the works of history’s greatest artists, including Monet, Picasso and Van Gogh.

Attendees ...

Health Alert: Potential Measles Exposure at 2 Monmouth County Locations

April 25, 2019

TRENTON, NJ — State health officials are warning residents of a highly suspect case of measles — a very contagious disease — in a Middlesex County resident who may have exposed individuals in Monmouth County on April 17 and 19.

Anyone who visited the following locations may have been exposed to measles. There is currently no ongoing risk of transmission at these ...

Moms and Dads: Do This One Thing to Protect Your Children

April 25, 2019

To all you fellow moms out there (and any dads as well), this column is for you.

We all love our kids, right? And we’d do anything we can to keep them safe. Well, one of the most important things you can do to protect your children is to make sure they’re vaccinated.

I know because as a registered nurse who specializes in infection prevention, I’ve seen children and adults ...

What Parents Fear Most: Losing a Child at a University

The murder of Samantha Josephson by a man she trusted to be an Uber driver, is yet another tragic reminder that when we send our kids off to college these days, the elation of watching them ascend into adult life is tempered by fear for their safety.

Claudia Patterson dropped her son Kenny off at a Rutgers freshman dorm two years ago filled with optimism. He was a smart, popular athlete.

TAPinto Reaffirms Strong Commitment to Objectivity and Transparency

April 22, 2019

TAPinto first launched as a single news site aimed to provide high quality, independent and objective local news coverage to New Providence, NJ.  In a short time, thanks to our readers, staff, and the strong desire for impactful local news, we have grown well beyond our initial goals and are now part of a community of over 8 million readers covering more than 100 local communities.  ...

How Spring Weather Affects Your System

We need April showers to bring May flowers, but spring storms aren’t always kind to your heating and air conditioning system. There are several major ways extreme weather can affect your system; be aware of the following:

Flying debris

With potentially drastic changes in temperatures, you’re more likely to experience harsh storms. All that wind can create flying debris that ...