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Are you preparing to return to work? NJ TRANSIT is ready for you.

NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Bloomfield Junior Police Academy Prepares Local Kids for a Public Safety Career

July 29, 2021

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- By the end of the summer, up to 75 Bloomfield children will have completed a comprehensive week-long Junior Police academy that will prepare them for a future in public safety. The academy was open to students currently in 6th, 7th and 8th grade.

By the end of their week, the "recruits" will have learned the fundamentals of drill and ceremony, watched a NJ ...

Bloomfield Looking to Reinstate Commuter Shuttle Bus; Seeking Your Help

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Township of Bloomfield is planning to reinstate commuter shuttle bus service.  In an attempt to provide the best possible service to Bloomfield residents, they are asking for your input.

The survey only takes 2 - 3 minutes to complete and schedule and routes changes could be implemented based on your responses.

The survey can be found here 

Gun Buy-Back Event Coming to Newark

July 22, 2021

NEWARK, NJ – A gun buyback event will be held in Newark next month at the Prudential Center as part of comprehensive efforts to reduce gun violence, New Jersey Acting Attorney General Andrew Bruck announced. 

In partnership with Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore Stephens, and Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill, Bruck ...

Juvenile Struck and Killed by NJ Transit Train Near Maplewood Station

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A juvenile female died today on the train tracks west of the Maplewood NJ Transit station. 

The non-revenue train X667 was en route to Dover from Penn Station New York; no passengers were aboard. The girl was struck and fatally injured at 12:15 p.m., confirmed Mariluz Garcia-Diaz, NJ Transit senior public information officer. Maplewood Police ...

Give A Kid A Dream Expands to North Jersey

July 7, 2021

WAYNE, NEW JERSEY, June 28th, 2021 - New Jersey Give A Kid A Dream Foundation (NJGAKAD) is expanding to Legacy Boxing Club to open a new chapter of their youth outreach program. This announcement comes at a time when the community is needing support more than ever. NJGAKAD offers youth a dynamic boxing, education, and character building program, to help them gain skills, achieve their dreams, and ...

In Season: The Best Ways to Cook NJ Sweet Corn

July 28, 2021

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey sweet corn is in season until the beginning of September. Take advantage of this local summer veggie by eating it as soon as possible after it’s picked — the sugar turns to starch as it ages.

For storage, keep fresh corn on the cob in the husk in the fridge. Once you’re ready to enjoy your corn, remove the husk and silk, wash it and try one of ...

New Jersey Dentist Provides Painless Non-Invasive Laser Treatment for Sleep Apnea

July 26, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Dr. Joseph DalBon of the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry spoke with TAPintoTV to discuss a new painless laser oral treatment created to alleviate sleep apnea.

“Sleep apnea is a condition where the patient is waking up during the night and unable to breathe that can cause a number of serious health issues,” he said. Some of these health issues ...

What Are The Three Types of Electric Vehicles? Hybrid, PHEV and BEV

WAYNE, NJ -- General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, Peter Spina, Jr., spoke with TAPintoTV about the three kinds of electric vehicles in the automotive marketplace; Hybrid, PHEV, and BEV. 

Hybrid vehicles have gas and electric engines but no plug-in charging functionality. “The system charges itself through regenerative braking,” Spina explained. “It harnesses the kinetic ...

The Jaffe Briefing - July 29, 2021

TRENTON – So, yeah, masks are now “strongly recommended” indoors where there are crowds, says Gov. Phil Murphy, following the latest federal guidance. While this is a sensible request, as the COVID numbers rise in the state, not everyone is on board. Just ask super-conservative Sen. Michael Doherty, who dashed off a press release saying: “The Murphy administration ...

TAPinto Denville Franchisee Joins Senior Team of African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ

DENVILLE, NJ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) announced the addition of Ferlanda Fox Nixon, Esq. -- franchisee, publisher, and editor of TAPinto Denville -- as chief of policy and government affairs. 

AACCNJ is a proactive advocacy group that provides a platform for New Jersey’s African-American business leaders to speak with a ...

Lifelong Journalist Finds Way To Keep News Passion Alive By Launching TAPinto Chatham

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - To reporters, news is more than a job, it’s a passion. For Ed Barmakian, news is his whole life. And when he saw his passion was in danger, he found a way to evolve to meet the times rather than lose what he loves. 

Barmakian launched TAPinto Chatham in July of 2013. He had recently retired from the Star Ledger after 33 as a sports journalist and editor. His ...

To the Dickens with Dickens

With so much emphasis being placed on STEM today, Language Arts (formerly known as English) has become less significant in the school curriculum. Grammar, punctuation, spelling, and vocabulary are touched on, but not emphasized as they used to be. Even cursive writing has been dropped from many school districts.

When I started teaching in 1972 the basics were covered in the freshman and ...

Mission Possible: Empower The Village CEO Announcement Ayo Sanderson Wilson is Empowering The Village

July 18, 2021

Mission Possible: Empower The Village CEO Announcement

Ayo Sanderson Wilson is Empowering The Village

- Corporate, Non-Profit and Community Leader to Serve as Full-Time CEO & President of 501(c)(3) Dedicated to Empowering Black People, Businesses and Community Organizations 

Morristown, N.J., July 14, 2021 -- The time for simply “admiring” problems, ...

Montclair CPR/AED Training Facility Supporting STOP THE BLEED campaign

In on going awareness of STOP THE BLEED campaign by the American College of Surgeons, a Montclair CPR/AED training facility, will offer classes to create greater public awareness about the importance of the community becoming a “First Responder” in the event of life-threatening bleeding.

CPR Life Support Network LLC (www.cprlifesupport.com), located at 356 Bloomfield Avenue, Suite ...

Obituaries

Sep 29, 1974 - May 11, 2020
Charles Edward Roberts III (Rob,) 45, of Glen Ridge, NJ, entered into eternal rest on May 11, 2020 ...
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Sep 7, 1933 - Jan 14, 2020
Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather Michael A. Conca, 86 of Nutley, passed away on Tuesday, ...
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5 Minute Intervals Or 30 Minutes At Once: Which Is Better?

Squeezing in time to exercise can be challenging, especially if you juggle a hectic schedule. But staying physically active is one of the most important things you can do for your health as you age.

Given the increasing popularity of 5-minute interval workouts (or High-Intensity Interval Training – HIIT), swapping short bursts of moderately intense and vigorous aerobic exercise followed ...

8 Simple Activities To Enjoy With Your Grandkids

Spending quality time with your grandkids (and kids) adds joy and laughter to any given day. Just basking in a child’s boundless energy and carefree silliness can boost your mood and make you smile. But joining in the fun also keeps you physically and mentally active – and research shows that multigenerational interaction is good for older adults and kids.

 

If you’re ...

New Jersey Dentist Provides Painless Non-Invasive Laser Treatment for Sleep Apnea

July 26, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Dr. Joseph DalBon of the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry spoke with TAPintoTV to discuss a new painless laser oral treatment created to alleviate sleep apnea.

“Sleep apnea is a condition where the patient is waking up during the night and unable to breathe that can cause a number of serious health issues,” he said. Some of these health issues ...