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NJ Transit Gets Federal Grant to Use A.I. to Study Crowds, Mask Wearing on RiverLINE

January 23, 2021

NEWARK, NJ – NJ TRANSIT is the recipient of a federal grant that will use artificial intelligence and video analytics to study customer flow on the River LINE light rail system in response to COVID-19. The pilot program will provide  data that allows for better crowd management, as well as faster incident response and needs-based operational changes.

The $600,000 grant was ...

Mercer County Congresswoman Watson Coleman Tests Positive for COVID After Capitol Riots

MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) received a positive rapid antigen test result for COVID-19 on Monday, according to a press release from her office. She believes she was exposed during protective isolation in the U.S. Capitol building as a result of insurrectionist riots on January 6. As reported by multiple news outlets, a number of ...

Movin' Out: New Jersey Tops List of States with 70% Outbound Moves

NEW JERSEY – United Van Lines has released its 44th Annual National Migration Study, revealing that in 2020 Americans continued to move westbound and southbound – and the COVID-19 pandemic factored into and accelerated many of those decisions to relocate.

According to the study, which tracks the company’s exclusive data for customers’ 2020 ...

State of Emergency Takes Effect As New Jersey Braces for Winter Storm

NEW JERSEY — A state of emergency took effect at 2 p.m. Wednesday ahead of a winter storm set to slam New Jersey, the first weather emergency during the coronavirus pandemic.

While at the New Jersey Statewide Traffic Management Center in Woodbridge, Gov. Phil Murphy and other state officials said North Jersey will see the brunt of the storm, from a foot to 18 inches of snow. Meanwhile, ...

Prepping for an Emergency, Trenton-Mercer Airport Holds Full-Scale Safety Drill

EWING, NJ -- An "aircraft landed hard and long." That was the emergency scenario posed to aviation and government representatives as well as more than a dozen agencies that took part in Trenton-Mercer Airport’s (TTN) full-scale emergency exercise on November 19. 

Because of the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, the exercise was conducted mostly ...

Trump Caravan that Blocked Parkway Traffic 'Silly', 'Dangerous', Murphy Says

NEW JERSEY — Halloween weekend saw mostly compliance with coronavirus restrictions across the state with a few notables outliers, according to New Jersey State Police Superintendent Col. Patrick Callahan on Monday.

“I thank the overwhelming majority of you who celebrated safely and especially those of you who took extra precautions to keep trick or treaters and their families ...

Will New Jersey MVC Centers Keep Pandemic Systems Post-Crisis?

NEW JERSEY — Would you rather be online or on line?

New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) chief administrator Sue Fulton said Monday afternoon that the agency is considering keeping some of the systems put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic once the health crisis subsides - namely minimizing the need to show up in person. 

“Some of these steps we’re gonna keep ...

NJ Fire Museum Seeks Public's Help With Trailer Theft

ALLENTOWN, NJ-- Area residents are asked to be on the lookout for a stolen trailer belonging to the New Jersey Fire Museum. 

According to a post on its Facebook Page, the NJ Fire Museum says that a large, enclosed trailer was stolen from the Museum's yard, which is located at 4 Polhemustown Road in Allentown, sometime Tuesday morning.

It is described as being a 2009 black and ...

Murphy Signs Executive Order to Keep the Lights On

TRENTON, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order Thursday to extend the moratorium on all private and public utility providers, including gas, electric, and water, from turning off services to homes impacted economically by the COVID-19 virus through at least March 15, 2021.   

Murphy's order also prevents the state's utilities from charging late fees or fees to ...

The Flag will Fly Over NJ Roadways After Public Outcry

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ -- The Stars and Stripes will fly again over New Jersey’s roadways.  After public outcry over the removal of the flags on New Jersey Turnpike overpasses, Governor Phil Murphy said that the American flags will remain displayed.

In Robbinsville Township, flags were recently removed from seven New Jersey Turnpike overpasses. Flags were not removed from the ...

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NJ Transit Gets Federal Grant to Use A.I. to Study Crowds, Mask Wearing on RiverLINE

January 23, 2021

NEWARK, NJ – NJ TRANSIT is the recipient of a federal grant that will use artificial intelligence and video analytics to study customer flow on the River LINE light rail system in response to COVID-19. The pilot program will provide  data that allows for better crowd management, as well as faster incident response and needs-based operational changes.

The $600,000 grant was ...

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NJ Transit Gets Federal Grant to Use A.I. to Study Crowds, Mask Wearing on RiverLINE

January 23, 2021

NEWARK, NJ – NJ TRANSIT is the recipient of a federal grant that will use artificial intelligence and video analytics to study customer flow on the River LINE light rail system in response to COVID-19. The pilot program will provide  data that allows for better crowd management, as well as faster incident response and needs-based operational changes.

The $600,000 grant was ...

Mercer County Congresswoman Watson Coleman Tests Positive for COVID After Capitol Riots

MERCER COUNTY, NJ -- Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) received a positive rapid antigen test result for COVID-19 on Monday, according to a press release from her office. She believes she was exposed during protective isolation in the U.S. Capitol building as a result of insurrectionist riots on January 6. As reported by multiple news outlets, a number of ...

RCBC Facebook Town Hall to Discuss Paying for College

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ  – For many students, the terms “college” and “financial aid” go hand-in-hand. And for some, these terms provide a necessary means to achieving an otherwise insurmountable goal -- earning a degree. 

If you’d like to learn more about:


The types of financial aid available to you,


How to apply for financial ...

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Register Now for Free Virtual Panel Discussion Featuring Distinguished COVID-19 Experts, January 14

January 10, 2021

TAPinto will host a panel discussion featuring distinguished COVID-19 experts on January 14, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. This virtual gathering is free for attendees, but registration is required. 

The panel, presented by Atlantic Health System and moderated by Communications Consultant Bruno Tedeschi, will feature Dr. Michelle Cholankeril, Division Chief of ...

Foods That Make You Feel Good When You’re Craving New Jersey Classics

January 23, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Disco fries, deep-fried Italian hot dogs, cheesy breakfast sandwiches — New Jersey restaurants are home to foods we crave, even if they’re not the best choices for our bodies on a daily basis.

We wondered, when it comes nutrition, can you have your cheesecake and eat it, too?

Michele Smith, licensed mental health counselor, certified intuitive eating counselor ...