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Jersey Mike's is now open on the Belmar Boardwalk

May 19, 2022

Jersey Mike's Subs will open a new location on the boardwalk at the Belmar Pavilion at 1001 Ocean Avenue on Friday, May 20. The sub shop will occupy the space previously rented by 10th Avenue Freeze Out.  This will be the second Jersey Mike's in Belmar.  The other existing location is at 500 Main Street.

Franchise owners John Tesauro ...

Could the Baby Formula Shortage End Soon? The FDA Believes it Will

WAYNE, NJ – New parents have been struggling to find formula to feed their babies ever since one of the largest manufacturers of several popular powdered baby formula products in the nation was shut down in February of this year. Shelves in Wayne grocery stores and pharmacies have been mostly bare, but action from the FDA is providing some hope that the shortage could end within ...

TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como has a new Owner and Editor

I am excited to announce that I am the new Owner and Editor of TAPinto Belmar/Lake Como.

Ms. Cathy Goetz did an amazing job these past few years building the site with great reporting on both towns.  We look forward to building on that strong foundation.

I had the honor to serve as Mayor of Belmar from 2011-2018 and I know that both Belmar and Lake Como are wonderful ...

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JCP&L’s 2022 Tree-Trimming Program Underway to Enhance Service Reliability

May 4, 2022

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is trimming trees across its 13-county service territory as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance electric service reliability. This year’s $40 million program will help keep power flowing to customers by helping to reduce tree-related outages, such as those that can occur during severe ...

JCP&L President Jim Fakult Named to New Jersey “Power” Lists

Jim Fakult, president of New Jersey Operations for FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and its subsidiary Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), has been named to the ROI-NJ and NJBiz “power” lists for his leadership of the state’s second-largest electric utility, as well as his role at the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce.

Ranked 40 on their Power List 2022: Top 50, which ...

JCP&L Reminds Customers of Available Assistance Programs as Winter Utility Disconnection Moratorium Set to Expire on March 15

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is urging residential customers experiencing financial hardship to contact the company as soon as possible to establish an affordable payment arrangement or obtain assistance before the winter utility disconnection moratorium is lifted and shut-offs for nonpayment resume beginning March 15.

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Home of the Week: 831 Grandview Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090

Check out 831 Grandview Ave in Westfield; this colonial in the Manor Park neighborhood won’t last long. With a new outdoor staircase leading to the enclosed front porch, a new roof, and other updates since 2021, you’re getting modern living with classic character. From the porch, you’ll step in to the sun filled living room with bay windows that flows into the updated kitchen ...

Blood Donation Urged during April, National Donate Life Month

Every day, organ and blood marrow transplant patients require blood transfusions; a single liver transplant patient can need 20 or more units of blood. Nonprofit blood services provider Vitalant urges all who are eligible to give blood to make an appointment now to give in April, National Donate Life Month. For a limited time, Vitalant donors can also find out their COVID-19 antibody status ...

Jack McGreevey, a No-Nonsense Supporter of Veterans, Dead at 93

May 12, 2022

CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12.

He was 93.

Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the 19th legislative district, serving in the legislative office since 1998. He proudly wore his ...

National Weather Service Issues 'Red Flag Warning' for New Jersey

MT. HOLLY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of New Jersey on Thursday, April 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

A Fire Weather Watch will remain in effect on Friday, April 29, from morning to evening, in anticipation of gusty winds and dry conditions.

The alert was issued due to the combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and dry ...

VIDEO: Hasbrouck Heights Scouts Clean the Community, Scholarships Awarded in South Plainfield, Rahway Educator Honored and Westfield Boy Scout Proposes Life-Saving Station

May 20, 2022

NEW JERSEY - The Girl and Boy Scouts of Hasbrouck Heights join together to clean their community. Plus, several Girl Scouts in South Plainfield receive scholarships. Also, a Rahway superintendent is honored. And a Westfield Boy Scout proposes a life-saving station near a local pond.

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you ...

Assemblywomen Introduce Bill Package Tightening Punishment for Car Thieves

May 20, 2022

NEW JERSEY — The Garden State Parkway was shut down last week for miles after a crash caused by a police chase involving a car that was reported stolen. One of the suspects fled on foot through Clark. Officers caught up with him, arrested him and three other suspects who were then turned over to State Police. 

A similar incident occurred a few days later in Holmdel, ...

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...