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Bill That Would Force Telemarketers to Explain Why They're Calling in 30 Seconds Advances in Trenton

January 27, 2023

TRENTON, NJ — A bill that would require telemarketers to identify themselves and what they're trying to sell in the first 30 seconds of the call has advanced in Trenton.

“New Jerseyans should know who they’re talking to on the phone and what’s being sold to them by telemarketers,” Sen. Jon Bramnick (R - District 21), one of the primary sponsors of the ...

Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs in New Jersey Receive $10 Million Federal Grant

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Programs (NJHVIPs) received a big boost on Friday, in the form of $10 million in federal American Rescue Plan funds.

The programs launched three years ago using federal money with the mission of ending cycles of violence across the state by helping victims and their families.

“These innovative violence ...

Gov. Phil Murphy Delivers 2023 State of the State, Says New Jersey is Moving in the Right Direction

TRENTON, NJ — During Tuesday's State of the State Address at the Assembly Chambers in Trenton, Gov. Phil Murphy said he's confident with the direction in which the state is going.

"We are stronger and we are fairer," Murphy said. "We are moving confidently in the right direction — forward."

Republicans aren't so sure.

"Despite the ...

New Jersey Becomes First State to Require Media Literacy Instruction in Schools

TRENTON, NJ — Students in New Jersey, from kindergarten to 12th grade, will soon learn about how to spot misinformation online.

Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Wednesday that directs the Department of Education to create guidelines on media information literacy. New Jersey will be the first state in the nation to do so.

“It is our responsibility to ensure our nation’s ...

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Know It Alls

The latest Monmouth University poll showing New Jersey residents don’t like their elected State House representatives ain’t exactly man-bites-dog news. But, it’s worth going deeper into that.

The core of the reaction is that those residents have little or no idea about whom or what they are talking about. If they did, they’d act out their anti-angst every ...

CCM and ESU Collaborate on Faculty Art and Design Exhibition

January 28, 2023

Randolph, NJ: Gain new insight into the stretching of boundaries in contemporary art and design as demonstrated by faculty from both County College of Morris (CCM) and East Stroudsburg University (ESU) at the first Spring Semester show at CCM’s Art Gallery.

The East Stroudsburg University & County College of Morris Collaborative Faculty Exhibition now on display runs through ...

CCM and ESU Collaborate on Faculty Art and Design Exhibition

Randolph, NJ: Gain new insight into the stretching of boundaries in contemporary art and design as demonstrated by faculty from both County College of Morris (CCM) and East Stroudsburg University (ESU) at the first Spring Semester show at CCM’s Art Gallery.

The East Stroudsburg University & County College of Morris Collaborative Faculty Exhibition now on display runs through ...

Lakeland Hills YMCA Launches Community "RESET" Challenge

Lakeland Hills Family YMCA is partnering with YMCAs across the nation to launch RESET! Beginning Monday, February 13, join the Y and almost 100 other YMCAs in the United States to choose one healthy habit to increase your physical mental, or spiritual health. Studies show that people who commit to healthier lifestyles are more successful when doing so with a partner or partners, and the Y wants ...

CCM, Cultural Center and Churches Partner to Help Ukrainians Rebuild Their Lives

Randolph, NJ- When Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, Khrystyna Sloan, 38, of Morris Plains, a student at County College of Morris (CCM), found herself frightened, horrified and depressed over what was happening to the people in her home country. Meanwhile in Ukraine, Viktoriia Zolotarova, 51, found her region the site of massive missile attacks that destroyed the area’s electrical, ...

Work Resumes on Extending NJ Transit Rail to Sussex County

January 25, 2023

BYRAM, NJ – Preparations for the restoration of a 112-year-old railroad tunnel on the former Lackawanna “Cutoff” in Byram are taking place, marking an important milestone in the proposed extension of NJ Transit trains west into Sussex County.

Work crews have been clearing trees in the vicinity of the Roseville Tunnel and at the site where a new NJ Transit station will be ...

Northern NJ Chinese Association Chinese School Holds its Chinese New Year Celebration

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Northern NJ Chinese Association Chinese School held its Chinese New Year celebration and performance at Montville Township High School on Jan. 15. The school has been based at the high school for 38 years and the students are able to learn about the history and culture of China through its classes, which run every Sunday for ages kindergarten through high school.

The ...

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TAPinto Named a 2023 Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto was recently named a Top Franchise for 2023 by Franchise Business Review. This is the 18th annual ranking of the 200 best franchise opportunities as rated by franchisees.

"TAPinto is honored to be recognized as one of the top 200 franchises in the United States," TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro said. "The fact that this ...

Upcoming TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinars in January and February

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — If you're thinking about new opportunities for 2023, we invite you to join an upcoming webinar about owning and operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform in your area.

TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will lead the webinars. You'll learn how you can own your own business providing original local news to your community, all while ...

Looking Forward

Hello, TAPinto reader and Looking Forward: Opportunities for Job, Career, Business, and Investment Seekers listener! 

Did you know there’s an electric vehicle gold rush taking place that involves billions and billions of dollars? Did you know this gold rush is creating, in the words of my guest expert, MASSIVE opportunities for all kinds of people, whether ...