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Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest

Viking's 3rd Annual Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest Starts Friday, October 1, 2021!  Submit a photo of you, your pet, or a loved one dressed as a creepy-crawly bug, insect, or another pest for your chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card and other awesome prizes! Click here to learn more and enter the contest!

Why TAPinto Wayne Franchisee Jon "Ferris" Meredith Started Focusing on Board of Education Stories

WAYNE, NJ — Jon “Ferris” Meredith says being fair is the name of the game.

“My objectivity is essential, so no matter my opinion on this, it’s here’s what happened and here’s what went down,” the TAPinto Wayne franchisee said.  “And the readers appreciate my objectivity.”

Many of those readers have focused on stories ...

Don't Make These Common Small Business Marketing Mistakes

Hope you're sitting down for this one.  A 2021 report from Top Design Firms says 28% of small businesses don't have a website.

Of the 72% who have a website, maintaining it can be a full-time job all by itself. Customers have elevated expectations and the website has to match that.  Small business owners often don't have that time.  Forbes has some suggestions ...

Behind the Headlines: How a Text Message Led a TAPinto Franchisee to Get Answers for His Community

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The text message was straight and to the point.

“Hey they have all of our (expletive) and we can’t get it out.”

That certainly got John Mooney’s attention.

Then the TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood franchisee saw a post on Facebook and started asking some questions.

“They said ‘hey this is going on — we’re going to ...

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 ...

Oct. 23 COVID-19 Update: Deaths in New Jersey Top 25,000

October 24, 2021

Editor's Note: Statistics in this report - state, national and international - are current as of Saturday.

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Friday reported 27,701 cases of the COVID-19 virus since those first cases were reported last year, an increase of 54 cases overnight. There has been a total of 763 deaths since March 8, ...

NJ Association of Counties Honors Somerset County Director of Planning Walter Lane

October 20, 2021

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) Executive Director John Donnadio stood on the stage in the ballroom at Caesars Atlantic City with a smile on his face as he proudly kicked off the 71st Annual NJAC Conference with a long-delayed awards ceremony to honor members and associates for their hard work.

Cape May County Commissioner E. Marie Hayes took home the ...

Imagine Needs Help

October 26, 2021

Recent studies have found that more than 175,000 children nationwide lost a primary caregiver due to COVID-19 driving a 15% increase in orphaned children. These numbers don’t include children who lost a parent or primary caregiver due to other causes. The need for grief support programs for children has never been greater.

Imagine offers free peer support groups for children ages 3-18 ...

Upcoming Events

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Sat, November 6, 4:00 PM

Arts Access Program at Matheny, Peapack

Full Circle 2021 | Art From Afar

Arts & Entertainment

Tue, November 9, 7:00 PM

St. Vincent Martyr School, Madison

Information Session for Preschool - 8th Grade at ...

Education