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It's a Wrap: Station House Café Closes Its Doors After 31 Years

April 30, 2021

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Customers steadily filtered through Station House Café for one last meal before Mouris Gawrgy closed his door for the last time on Friday after 31 years in business.

Mo worked seven days a week and loved his customers and the work. Station House Café will be sorely missed as the go-to spot for his loyal customers that span multiple generations. It was ...

Summit Area YMCA Exec Anjali Rao McCormick Named CEO of Westport Y

SUMMIT, NJ - Anjali Rao McCormick, whose innovation and results-oriented leadership style as Senior Vice President, Chief Operations Officer helped facilitate the growth of the Summit Area YMCA and its four locations in both Summit and Berkeley Heights, has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Westport (CT) Weston Family YMCA.

A cum laude Harvard University and NYU’s ...

Edison Heating and Cooling: Check and Replace Cooling Units Before Summer Hit

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Signs of spring are slowly popping up throughout New Jersey which means the hot and humid days of summer – and the non-stop running of home and office cooling systems – are just around the corner. 

According to Mike Iarrapino, owner of Edison Heating and Cooling, spring is the best time of year to have units checked and, if necessary, ...

New Jersey Is 2021’s State with the 7th Highest Tax Burden: Study

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey was ranked as the seventh highest state with the overall tax burden with a 9.98% overall state tax according to personal finance website WalletHub’s  2021 Tax Burden by State report. Nearby New York was the highest taxed state in the nation.

What accounts for New Jersey's top 10 ranking? Property taxes.

"New Jersey has the third highest ...

Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights Ranked 5th Best Embassy Suites Hotel Across United States and Beyond

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The U.S. News & World Reports ranking of the best Embassy Suites by Hilton Hotels is in. Embassy Suites by Hilton Berkeley Heights is ranked #5 best of all the 245 Embassy Suites hotels across the United States, Canada and Latin America.

"With perks like all-suite accommodations and complimentary made-to-order breakfasts, the hotels that ...

Own a Local Digital Marketing Business: Start a TAPinto Franchise

Do you want to be your own boss?  Do you want to create financial independence while leaving a lasting legacy?  Are you a community leader?  

If so, owning a local digital marketing business with TAPinto may be a good fit for you.  It's an affordable business opportunity with a low entry cost and high ROI.

Join us for an informational webinar about ...

Meet Dr. Anthony Terrana: Orthodontic Practice Offers Cutting Edge Treatment

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Terrana Orthodontics, a boutique one doctor practice, recently opened in New Providence.

When it comes to wearing braces, these days you have many options. Dr. Anthony Terrana will help you find the type of braces to fit your needs. "We offer metal braces, clear braces, Invisalign, and phase 1 interceptive treatment and our practice is completely ...

Lantern Hill Expansion Alarms Southgate Road and Ryder Way Residents

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Ryder Way resident Ann Marie Zoufaly attended the Tuesday, Feb. 23 virtual council meeting to voice her neighborhood’s concern regarding the latest construction plan to expand the Lantern Hill complex. She explained that the group of neighbors had penned a letter with over 100 signatures explaining their views on the construction plan. The construction plan is ...

Mind the Gap: Pay Equity Status Topic of Virtual Panel Discussion Mar. 2

SUMMIT, NJ - A panel discussion, entitled 'Negotiating in the Gap', will be hosted by AAUW Madison and the Summit College Club on March 2, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The panel will explore the status of pay equity between women and men, and how women can succeed in the current environment using negotiation as a tool.

To receive the link for the virtual, one-hour ...

The Park in Berkeley Heights Adds Celebrated NYC Chefs to Expert Culinary Team, Elevating the Campus Offerings 

185-acre work-life campus welcomes three accomplished chefs to further enhance its growing dining scene 

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The Connell Company, the developer behind the premier work-life campus, announced three prominent additions to the culinary team at The Park in Berkeley Heights, N.J. 

The culinary team will be led by Brian Bistrong, Corporate Executive ...

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Here’s a long-lasting Mother’s Day gift 

May 4, 2021

Mother’s Day has almost arrived. As an adult, you can fully appreciate all your mother has done for you, so, on this occasion, you may be happy to give Mom flowers, candy, jewelry or something similar. But Mother’s Day is here and then it’s gone. Is there a longer-term gift that can make a real difference in your mother’s life?

Actually, there is – the gift of ...

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TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...

Veteran TAPinto Franchisee Launches TAPinto Raritan Bay

SAYREVILLE, NJ - Longtime TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood franchisee John Mooney is taking his talents to the banks of the Raritan. After spending years growing TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood into one of the networks top 5 most-visited sites, Mooney is officially launching TAPinto Raritan Bay, covering Sayreville and South Amboy, N.J.

“Since I am familiar with Sayreville-South Amboy and ...

Municipal Complex Update April 2021 – Open by Appointment; See You Soon!

May 3, 2021

It’s been awhile since I’ve given a municipal complex update. I’ll have to admit, once we moved into the new building in December, we all breathed a huge sigh of relief yet there was also a feeling of having to quickly to pivot no longer focus on “the big move,” but to then focus on finishing up the many remaining construction tasks in the new building, and starting ...

Not So Random Thoughts on Pocket Billiards, Geometry, Post-Modernism, and Education

A business associate told me upon learning of our common interest in the game of pocket billiards or pool that having proficiency in the game of pool is a sign of a misspent youth. Playing pool meant time spent inside pool halls or recreation halls trying to master a game of sinking multi-colored balls with a long skinny stick in one of six pockets on rectangular tables covered by usually green ...

Berkeley Heights Public Library Board Meeting

May 5, 2021

The Board of Trustees of Berkeley Heights Public Library will meet by Zoom on Monday, Monday 10, 2021 at 7:00 pm.  To join - 879 1990 1271, Password 818108.  Click here for the Agenda.

NJ Intergenerational Orchestra's Young Artist Concerto Competition

Registration is now open for the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra's 2021 Young Artist Concerto Competition. 

Visit njio.org for more details! 

 

22nd Annual Our House Our Run has gone VIRTUAL for the Second Year!

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — The 22nd Annual Our House Our Run has gone VIRTUAL for the Second Year!

Once again, this year the Our House, Our Run is going virtual which allows runners & walkers anywhere in the world to participate at their convenience and location of their choice.  “Last year moving the event to a virtual venue opened up registrations to so many.  We even had ...

Here’s a long-lasting Mother’s Day gift 

Mother’s Day has almost arrived. As an adult, you can fully appreciate all your mother has done for you, so, on this occasion, you may be happy to give Mom flowers, candy, jewelry or something similar. But Mother’s Day is here and then it’s gone. Is there a longer-term gift that can make a real difference in your mother’s life?

Actually, there is – the gift of ...

Another Point of View from a Member of the Berkeley Heights Township Council

April 30, 2021

This will be the first of a monthly Letter to the Editor from me as a minority member of the Township Council. I am beginning this series in response to a decision by Jeanne Kingsley, the Township Council President, to appoint herself the spokesperson for the Township Council which is not a role defined or addressed in our Municipal Code for that title. I do not regard her as my ...

Open Letter to all members of our Berkeley Heights Board of Education

In a recent TAP letter Mr. Reinstein stated the BOE has taken an objective view that benefits all students in our district by implementing full-day K; and I agree that full-day Kindergarten would benefit many future kindergarten students and families in our district.  But the reason families are concerned about redistricting is not because of full-day kindergarten.  I believe there are ...

Share your thoughts on allowing marijuana businesses in Berkeley Heights with Town Council

In November 2020, New Jersey voters approved Public Question No. 1, which amended the New Jersey Constitution to allow for the legalization of a controlled form of marijuana called “cannabis” for adults at least 21 years of age. The residents of Berkeley Heights voted “yes” on this question with a two-thirds majority in November 2020. Subsequently, the New Jersey Senate ...

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New Providence Lions Club Has 'Sights' on Post Pandemic Times; Hosts First In-person Meeting in a Year

May 4, 2021

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Lions Club recently held their first in-person meeting since the onset of the pandemic in the back parking lot at CWI Designs on an unseasonably chilly April evening. After the formalities and business portion of the meeting, the members enjoyed time catching up while participating in a chocolate tasting that served as a fundraiser to benefit ...

NJ Teacher, Wrestling Coach at Public, Catholic Schools Indicted for Sex Crimes

April 24, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  A local wrestling coach and Special Education teacher has been charged with numerous counts of multiple sex crimes and avoidance of arrest and prosecution.

John DeNuto coached at 15 public and Catholic high schools and township youth programs in Central New Jersey, including CJA Wrestling of East Brunswick, South Brunswick High School, Sayreville Middle ...