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Patriotic Light Show and Fireworks in Belmar on July 1st  

June 29, 2022

 Belmar, NJ—A patriotic light show and fireworks display, to benefit the charity Rebuilding Warriors, will be held on Friday, July 1, 2022, at Taylor Pavilion in Belmar, starting at 9pm. The patriotic light show was created by the engineers who put on the popular Christmas Light Show, which has run for nearly twenty years in Wall, NJ.

The light show will feature patriotic ...

Circle of Friends Returns to the Taylor Pavilion

BELMAR, NJ — Circle of Friends Summer Dances returned to the Taylor Pavilion with a packed house of members, family, friends and volunteers. The night opened up with a pizza party followed by two hours of dancing with the DJ playing all the hits. From the Macarena to Springsteen, the group of all ages boogied until sunset. 

Camille Witkowski greeted and registered guests as they ...

Juneteenth Celebration a Success in Belmar

BELMAR, NJ— The African American Spirit came to Belmar Monday night in a Juneteenth Celebration and Concert put on by the Belmar Public Library and Recreation Departments at the Taylor Pavilion. 

Featuring a performance by the John Luckenbill Pop Orchestra, the audience was treated to a broad swath of African American musical history, ranging from Scott Joplin and Duke ...

Beach Music Rock Band Jams at The Library

BELMAR, NJ—The  Beach Music Rock Band kicked off the summer today with a performance on the steps of the Belmar Public Library, overlooking the 8 foot replica of Bruce Springsteen's legendary Fender Esquire guitar. Children ranging in age from 7 to 17 years old performed in various groups, recreating classic tunes in a variety of pop genres. The Beach Music Opening Act, a ...

WFAN comes to Belmar once again to kick off the summer season

BELMAR, NJ—The stage is set for the beginning to the summer season at the Jersey Shore as WFAN will broadcast live from the legendary D’Jais on the Friday of Memorial Day Weekend.  

“Boomer & Gio” kick things off at the early hour of 6am, “Tiki & Tierney” follow at 10am, and “Carton & Roberts” ...


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Kudos to ShopRite on Playing Patriotic Music

Fireworks are in the air as Americans celebrate The 4th of July ; a time for family gatherings and reflection. 

Staff members at a local food market (ShopRite) have the right idea for July 4th and year round. As shoppers arrive we hear a patriotic song resounding throughout the entrance. 

Inspiring songs bring me back to my school days at The Garfield School in Long ...

"Old School" Communicating is Important

Technology has ushered in The Communication Age in grand style. Computers enable us to keep in touch with family and friends anywhere in the world, and do so from the comfort of our homes. Dashing off e-mails and texts are quick and easy. 

But let’s not put “old school“ interactions on the shelf. Instead of texting Happy Birthday, select that perfect card for your ...

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Agent Spotlight: Phillip Migliaccio

Phillip “Phil” Migliaccio, Sales Associate in the Morristown office, is an award-winning Realtor! With over 30 years in the real estate business, Phil has assisted hundreds of clients in their journey to become proud homeowners. Their satisfaction leads to one of his greatest attributes; his large amount of repeat customers. And it’s not just his clients who love his ...

More Blood Donors Needed in New Jersey, New York State to Help Overcome Critical Shortage

As record numbers of people make plans to get away for Independence Day, nonprofit blood services provider Vitalant is urging all eligible blood donors to make an appointment to help relieve a critical blood shortage, reminding the public that patient needs for both routine and emergency blood transfusions don’t take a holiday.

According to AAA estimates, a record 42 million people will ...

VIDEO: Patriotic Group Hangs Flags on Parkway, Baseball Field Ribbon Cutting, Residents Awarded for Art and Police Academy Graduation

July 1, 2022

NEW JERSEY - A group of patriotic residents hang flags on a Garden State Parkway overpass ahead of July 4th. Plus, a new baseball field ribbon cutting. Also, two residents are awarded for their art contributions. And, a police academy graduation.

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland Bank and Bag Up ...

Business Leaders Question New Jersey's Budget: 'What's the Plan for Economic Recovery?'

July 6, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — After seeing what's in the fiscal year 2023 budget that Gov. Phil Murphy signed last week, Tom Bracken has one question.

"What's the plan for economic recovery?" the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce President and CEO asked in an interview with TAPinto. "That’s a fair question to ask, and it’s a more than reasonable question to be ...

Sign Up for July TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinar

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform.

"TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local news and digital marketing space," Shapiro said. "I look forward to our July ...