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Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Get Free Mediation Counseling Against Lenders

August 14, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process.

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the program to help up to 2,000 homeowners facing foreclosure. Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver announced the new ...

Veteran Finds Home in IT at Panasonic

Newark boasts a large – and growing – tech force. Brainwalk, an occasional series, will introduce you to some of its rising stars.

Standing near his office on the tenth floor of the glass skyscraper housing Panasonic’s North American headquarters in Newark, Tyrell Cotten is distant -- about 6,500 miles -- from Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan, where he once served as part ...

High School Newspaper Moves to a New Digital Home on TAPinto Clark Thanks to CityMD Sponsorship

CLARK, NJ -  There were no boxes to pack, no yard sales, no moving trucks and only a forwarding URL address as Arthur L. Johnson High School’s newspaper moved to its newest home on TAPinto Clark.  

The Crusader Today – ALJ Student News is now exclusively featured in its own section on TAPinto Clark.  This move was made possible through the sponsorship of ...

Macy's Backstage at Willowbrook Mall in Wayne Set To Open

WAYNE, NJ - Join in for the grand opening of Macy’s Backstage at Willowbrook Mall in Wayne on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 10 a.m.  

Be one of the first 200 customers to arrive and you’ll receive a "Scratch, Win, Smile" scratch-off card. During the event, be sure to shop to the tunes of a live DJ. Snap a photo at the selfie-station and post your photo ...

Could NJ Surpass Nevada and Become the Top U.S. Sports Betting Market?

New Jersey’s Director of Gaming Enforcement says goal is to become top US sports betting market, but how realistic is that goal?

David Rebuck, the ever-optimistic Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, made a bold proclamation last week when he told Gambling Compliance [paywall] that his goal is for New Jersey to be the top sports betting market in ...

Essex County Withdraws $3.8M from Wells Fargo for Predatory Lending Findings

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced on Wednesday, that Essex County is withdrawing all of its accounts from Wells Fargo because of predatory lending schemes and aggressive foreclosure practices by the banking giant. Under DiVincenzo’s directive, Essex County began removing its accounts from Wells Fargo in mid-June. The County ...

Port Authority Bus Terminal To Test New Security System Next Week

NEW YORK, NY - Commuters into the Port Authority Bus terminal on Monday will be part of a pilot to test a new security system, one that will try an identify suicide vests and other improvised explosive devices, according to a release from the agency.

The Port Authority will launch the pilot test next week on the new security system designed to help law enforcement professionals .

The ...

Back Saving Back To School Tips From Pro Staff Physical Therapy

NUTLEY, NJ- With each passing school year it seems that backpacks are getting progressively bigger and definitely heavier. Pass any school as children are coming or going and, judging by the the size of the packs on their backs, it may look like a group of explorers preparing to scale Mt. Everest. Although it's difficult to get away from your child having to lug a heavy backpack to and ...

Throwback Thursday: TAPinto Bloomfield Soaring Above Bloomfield Center Alliance's HarvestFest 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - In 2017, TAPinto Bloomfield took to the skies above Bloomfield Center Alliance's 25th Annual HarvestFest and captured the action from a totally new angle. 

Deployed several times during the day-long event, we captured the activities of HarvestFest as well as some unique views of local landmarks. 

Can you find ...

Bloomfield's 'Anthony's Cheesecake' Winner Of Nationwide Corner Stories Promotion

NEW YORK, NY - Anthony's Cheesecake, on Washington St. in Bloomfield Center, is the winner of a national 'Corner Stories' promotion. The promotion, created by Screenvision Media, will feature a profile of Anthony's in the pre-show portion of major motion picture showings from today through August. 

"Anthony's Cheesecake is an incredible example of what ...

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