Press Releases

May 21, 2020

NJ Human Services Issues Guidance Making Clear Long-Term Care Facility Residents Are Entitled to Their Checks TRENTON, NJ – Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today released guidance making clear that individuals with Medicaid coverage who reside in long-term care ...

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Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors. TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and affordable way to honor your graduate.  You can submit a note of congratulations, highlight achievements and submit photos. Your Milestone post will be posted ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Human Services has received more than $2.8 million in federal funding to support behavioral health services during the COVID-19 crisis. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency ...

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Votes to Provide Support to Hospitals, First Responders, and New Jersey Homeowners with Repeal of the SALT Deduction Cap Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement after the passage of the Heroes Act with bipartisan support in the House of ...

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TAPinto is rolling out a new content marketing feature as a part of our participation in The Branded Content Project -- a partnership between the Facebook Journalism Project, the Local Media Association and the Local Media Consortium. The new feature will enable businesses, nonprofits and others ...

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Amid COVID-19, Plan Will Provide $248M in Special Food Assistance to Children Who Normally Receive Free or Reduced-Price School Meals TRENTON, NJ – Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced the federal government has approved the department’s plan to provide $248 million in ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Representative Peter King (NY-02) co-led 29 Members of Congress in a bipartisan letter on Fri May 1 urging United States Department of the Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to amend Treasury guidance which unfairly limits states’ ability ...

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Every day The Center for Great Expectations serves 140 adult clients, 12 adolescent clients and their children/families providing superior trauma-informed, evidence-based care while respecting federal and state Covid-19 guidelines for health and safety. The Center for Great Expectations is a ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Assemblyman Brian Bergen is introducing legislation to put a layer of checks and balances on the governor’s ability to enact emergency executive orders.   "The governor's ability to unilaterally impose restrictions on the freedoms of our citizens cannot go unchecked,” said Bergen ...

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Thanks for your support Denville! Our D’Artagnan Denville Home Delivery program has met with overwhelming success. You can have fresh meats, poultry and much more delivered safely to your doorstep weekly. Thanks to our community of farmers and ranchers, we provide every meat from chicken to beef ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The Murphy Administration today announced $24 million in state and federal resources for temporary wage increases for the direct support professionals who care for adult individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in group homes and supervised apartments - ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson and Children and Families Commissioner Christine Beyer today announced the state will continue to help pay for child care for essential employees as defined in Executive Order 110 through at least the end of May. The Murphy Administration ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Many New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive additional benefits in May to help address critical food needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  An additional $36 million will be provided to about ...

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IRVING, TX — The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) invites families with children of all ages to join in on a day of adventure during a National Camp-In on May 2. From camp-style cooking to campfire singalongs, this virtual event will bring the best parts of Scouting to life through a variety of ...

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The Morris County Council of Education Associations (MCCEA) is mobilizing a widespread effort to provide financial support and resources to numerous area agencies and individuals taking on the challenges brought on by the coronavirus. During this unprecedented time, MCCEA recognized an opportunity ...

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CRANFORD, NJ, April 27, 2020-- Open My Eyes, the Westfield Green Team and Westfield 20/20 Environmental Committee are sponsoring a free virtual screening of the award-winning documentary "The Story of Plastic” on Wednesday, April 29th, 7-8:30pm. Registration is through Eventbrite ...

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Due to the challenges COVID-19 has created for our community—physically, emotionally, and financially, the Joey Bella Memorial Fund has made the difficult decision to postpone our July 2020 Tricky Tray and Band, Beer & Beefsteak events.   We know how much everyone in our community looked ...

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TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy has held daily briefings every day for the last several weeks announcing executive orders and providing the status of medical supplies and the latest number of cases with state Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli, communicable disease experts and State Police ...

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Doodles Gift Boutique, based in Westfield and Randolph, NJ, specializes in creating personalized gifts for babies and kids. We are selling urgently needed (cool) neoprene masks for kids and adults and donating all proceeds to Feed the Front Line NJ, to give back to the people who are working ...

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These are unprecedented times, and dealing with the unknown can be difficult. Staying home can be unnerving and can take a toll on everyone. From children to seniors, everyone needs to find ways to cope with the new temporary normal.  The Artezen team is applying a three-fold approach and doing ...

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Applications are still open. Are you a high school senior woman who has applied to a college music program? Hickory Tree Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, is pleased to offer the $1,000 Diane Cecala Memorial Scholarship to a musically talented high school senior woman interested in ...

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St. Mary’s Episcopal Church offers worship services during Holy Week, beginning with the Maundy Thursday service on Thursday, April 9, and concluding with Easter services on Sunday, April 12, celebrated by the Rev. Dr. Debbie Brewin-Wilson. All are welcome to attend virtual Holy Week ...

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Health and Safety Are Our #1 Priority!  HOW Can S&G Cleaning Services Help? Protect Staff Health and Safety Keep essential Business OPEN Secure qualified service FAST! Use only EPA-approved products for emerging pathogens Government registered to kill 99.9% of ...

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Speech and Hearing Associates remains open during the COVID-19 pandemic as we are considered an essential healthcare practice. We will continue to provide in office services for our audiology patients as well as telehealth services to all of our speech and audiology patients during this ...

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LAKE HIAWATHA, NJ -- Lake Hiawatha resident Brian Donlin continues to train and fundraise to help find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Every year, hundreds of cyclists gather in different cities to ride in support of JDRF research at their ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The Department of Human Services is taking action to support the more than 1.6 million New Jerseyans who receive health care coverage through NJ FamilyCare – the collective name for NJ Medicaid and the NJ Children’s Health Insurance Program – and to ensure new applications are ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced on Sat., April 4, that her husband has tested positive for COVID-19. She also announced that she has coronavirus symptoms and has scheduled a test. The full statement from her office is set forth below. “This week, my husband was ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- Even during the COVID-19 crisis, residents of Denville Township are going strong, literally. Six days ago, a GoFundMe campaign, known as Denville Strong, was launched for township residents to give back and support health care workers at St. Clare’s Hospital, local first ...

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Amid the COVID Pandemic, Many NJ SNAP Recipients Will Receive Enhanced Benefits TRENTON, NJ – Many New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the NJ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive an extra benefit payment on Sunday and their benefits will be higher in ...

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DENVILLE, NJ -- The Patriots’ Path Council wishes that you and your family are as healthy and safe as possible. Many of you received an invitation regarding the 2020 Denville Good Scout Awards Dinner at the break of this pandemic. While the future is still unclear, we have rescheduled this event ...

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