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How to Choose a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)

In all the important aspects of our lives and our families’ lives, the best way to make an informed decision is to educate ourselves. Choosing a skilled nursing facility (SNF) is no different.

Tour the facility or facilities that you are interested in, as the best way to find out about a facility, is to tour it in person. This should be done in advance and prior to the need for a patient ...

Results Matter – The Road Ahead

October 12, 2021

My name is Doug Reinstein and I’m running for a 3-year seat on the Berkeley Heights Board of Education (BOE) because children's education is my top priority.  That education is contingent upon providing safe schools that are open for learning.  Our schools are FULLY open to teach our students in a safe, supportive and nurturing environment no matter what...even during a global ...

Results Matter - Achievements To Be Proud Of

My name is Doug Reinstein and I am running for a 3-year seat on the Board of Education because I care about your child’s education.  Education is probably the most important investment any of us will make in our children’s future success.  So simply put, I am running to continue to ensure that the education our children experience in Berkeley Heights will help lead them to a ...

Write-in Alison Gagliolo for New Providence BOE election!

Dear Neighbors,

My name is Alison Gagliolo, and I am seeking our community’s support to join our outstanding New Providence Board of Education as a write-in candidate this Election Day. 

My husband, Anthony, and I moved to New Providence from Brooklyn, New York four years ago.  We chose to raise our family in New Providence because we wanted to provide our children with an ...

How Are These Not Conflicts of Interest?

October 11, 2021

Dear Editor:

Over the past few years, I started taking a more active interest in the local government and its functioning that has led me to better understand the different roles and responsibilities of the town council members and the town administrators. As I continue to learn more, I think it is important to share what I learn with the community in order to keep everyone informed and allow ...

Thank you TAPinto and League of Women Voters

On Thursday, October 7, 2021, The League of Women Voters and TAPinto hosted the first local Board of Education candidate debate in over a decade.  I want to take this opportunity to thank the LWV, TAPinto and all the candidates for what truly was an important moment in our town's history.

For years, myself and many other residents have asked for these debates to occur. Our ...

Free Speech, your right and mine

I am not surprised by the attacks on my campaign or others. It happened in the last Board of Education election as well.

I do want to address the false narrative that I asked to censor residents or not allow them to speak. I have not and will not. Every resident has a right to ask questions about our schools and share concern for our students which is the purpose of the meeting.  I have ...

Union County Clerk Advises Voters on Vote-by-Mail Ballots

October 16, 2021

The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 2.

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds voters that their Vote-by-Mail ballot comes in a bright yellow mailing envelope, which contains their ballot, an instructional brochure, a certificate envelope, and a postage-paid envelope for returning their ballot. The certificate envelope is designed to ensure privacy for Vote-by-Mail ...

Who’s on the Hill: Gabby DeRose

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ- Gabby DeRose is a senior at Governor Livingston High School. She plays field hockey in the fall and is the baseball manager in the spring. She hopes to study biology in college after she graduates. DeRose also participates on the Executive Board as a co-recording secretary. She enjoys working with children and hangs out with her friends in her free time. 

Q: Do you ...

See a Genuine “Deserted Village” Come to Life, October 16 and 17

Enjoy seasonal and historical activities for all ages at the Deserted Village of Feltville in Union County

The Deserted Village of Feltville will once again host an annual open house featuring colonial games, cider pressing, an archaeological activity and guided tours as part of Union County’s Four Centuries in a Weekend event this Saturday and Sunday, October 16 and 17, from noon to ...

Union County Free Concert in Warinanco Park Rescheduled to October 23

Free concert sponsored by the Commissioner Board in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

The Union County Board of County Commissioners informs residents that the “Concert in the Park,” scheduled for October 16th has been rescheduled due to impending inclement weather. The new date for the “Concert in the Park” is Saturday, October 23 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Community Conversations: Mammograms Save Lives!

Mammograms can help find breast cancer early, when treatment is most successful. On this episode of Community Conversations, Lisa Bash, MD, radiologist and medical director of the Breast Center at Chilton Medical Center, discusses the most common risk factors for breast cancer, the latest advancements in detection and the #AskHer campaign, which encourages everyone to ask the people ...

How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Have you ever been swarmed by a bug and noticed a strange and unpleasant smell?

You probably encountered a stink bug.

Chances are, if you have a stink bug infestation, your nose will let you know and you'll want to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. 

Keep reading to learn more about how to get rid of stink bugs. 

Understanding Stink Bugs

Whether you already ...

Email is Key to News Publishers Clawing Back Advertising Dollars from Social Media

Many news publishers are struggling to produce enough advertising dollars to be sustainable, with many now erecting paywalls or going the non-profit route to attempt to stay in business. However, publications would be wise to think about what advantages that they can bring to a potential advertiser that social media cannot offer. One such tool is email.

Any publisher who has stayed on top of ...

How a Change of Plan Led TAPinto's Newest Franchisee to Stay in Princeton

PRINCETON, NJ -- Richard Rein had a 4-month plan.  He was going to work with a Princeton University professor, who was teaching a class on expository writing.  After that, head north.

“My original plan was to move to New York City where the action was,” Rein said.

That was nearly 4 decades ago.  He never left.

Today, Rein is still in ...

How to Recycle Right in Union County

Recycling has been subject to statewide rules in New Jersey since 1987, but questions continually arise about recycling. The Union County Bureau of Recycling and Planning wants to help residents learn the rules and “Recycle Right.” Here are answers to four of the most frequently asked questions we receive about recycling in Union County:

Q: What is ACCPTABLE in my curbside ...

Financial Focus: Are your loved ones prepared to be caregivers?

October 15, 2021

Once you’re retired and your children are grown, they are likely “off the books,” as far as your financial responsibility for them is concerned. Yet, you’re probably still prepared to do anything to help them – but are they ready to take care of you if the need arises?

Consider this: Almost half of retirees say that the ideal role in retirement is providing ...

Mayor’s Corner: September/October 2021

The Township has been bustling with back-to-school activities, the changing of the Fall foliage, the return of Trick of Treating and so much more!

On September 30th, I joined Fortune 500 high-tech company Fiserv CEO Frank Bisignano, Governor Phil Murphy, Senator Tom Kean, Assemblyman Jon Bramnick and Executive Director Tim Sullivan from the NJEDA, to welcome Fiserv to Berkeley Heights. The ...

67th Annual LBI Fishing Tournament Kicks Off This Saturday, October 9

October 5, 2021

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - Night temperatures are cooling, leaves are turning color, and football games are filling stadiums. Fall is on its way, On Long Beach Island that means the LBI Surf Fishing Classic is fast approaching.

The 2021 version of this historic fishing tournament promises to be an exciting one with cash and other prizes awarded for four varieties of fish. Striped bass lead ...