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TAPinto CEO Shapiro goes “One on One” with Steve Adubato

March 17, 2017

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto.net CEO and Publisher Michael Shapiro appeared on “One on One” with Steve Adubato Thursday night and answered questions about the role of hyperlocal online news media.

The interview was broadcast on WNYY, NJTV and WNET. Adubato closed by saying that “Michael Shapiro, he is on the cutting edge of media.“

Shapiro answered a wide-range ...

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Wisniewski, in Newark, Discusses Urban Housing Issues

NEWARK, NJ - Democratic Assemblyman and New Jersey gubernatorial candidate John Wisniewski campaigned in Newark to talk about the state's housing issues, believing that they should be tackled with a practical approach as part of a progressive agenda. 

"Affordable housing is a moral obligation. We have to address this gap in our humanity," said Wisniewski, of Middlesex ...

Defiant First Appearance By Man Charged With Attack On Catholic Bishop In Newark Offers Clues To Motive

NEWARK, NJ - In a defiant first appearance at Essex County Superior Court in Newark, the man charged with the shocking attack on an auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark last weekend offered possible clues about what provoked him.

"I'm the Reverend Charles Miller, and I am who I am," said Miller, 48, of Newark, whose description included several expletives.

Before Assaulting Newark Bishop, “The Fightin’ Preacher” Makes Divisive Political, Religious Beliefs Known

NEWARK, NJ — Charles Miller, who was charged with punching the auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark during a Saturday afternoon Mass, is a former professional boxer who calls himself “The Fightin’ Preacher,” according to his Facebook profile.

EXCLUSIVE: Video Footage of Attack on Auxiliary Catholic Bishop of Newark During Mass in ...

Auxiliary Catholic Bishop of Newark Assaulted During Mass in Cathedral

NEWARK, NJ - A day meant to venerate a hero of Newark's Latino community ended in shock and horror when an auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark was punched in the face during Mass at Newark's Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart. 

The Most Reverend Manuel A. Cruz, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Newark, was offering opening prayers at a Saturday ...

Patriots Path Council Honors TAPinto Founder for Service

BRIDGEWATER NJ - The Patriots Path Council of the Boy Scouts of America honored TAP into founder and publisher Mike Shapiro on Wednesday at its 2016 Toast to Scouting Awards Dinner at the Raritan Valley Country Club.  Shapiro was one of five recipients.

The Patriots Path Council, which serves Central and Northern New Jersey, presents the award to those who exemplify in their daily life ...

Operation Shoebox New Jersey Invites Volunteers to Help Assemble Christmas Care Packages for US Troops Overseas

MANVILLE, NJ  - Volunteers are invited to help Operation Shoebox New Jersey assemble Christmas care packages for shipment to US troops overseas on Saturday, Nov.19th at  the Manville VFW, 600 Washington Ave., from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.

This is the 12th consecutive year the VFW has hosted the holiday packing; hundreds of volunteers turn out each year to help pack in excess of 1,000 care ...

Family Promise Fall Fling Nov. 4; Tickets STILL AVAILABLE FOR EVENT at Canoe Brook Country Club

SUMMIT, NJ - Family Promise will host its annual "Fall Fling" fundraiser Friday, Nov. 4 from 7 to 11 p.m., at Canoe Brook Country Club. The Summit-based national non-profit will honor its founder, Karen Olson, who retired earlier this year. Former Summit Mayor Janet Whitman will serve as honorary chair for the event. 

The program this year centers on The Power of One: the power ...

Three American Heart Association Events Merge for First Greater Northern New Jersey Heart Walk

ROSELAND, NJ — For the first time on Oct. 23, the American Heart Association (AHA) combined three former AHA Heart Walks to host one Greater Northern New Jersey Heart Walk at the ADP Corporate Headquarters in Roseland, where nearly 2000 residents from Essex, Morris and Union Counties participated in a one-or three-mile, non-competitive walk as part of the association’s signature ...

Christie, State Lawmakers Agree on Plan to Increase NJ Gas Tax 23 Cents Per Gallon

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Chris Christie has ventured where his predecessors never dared – he has agreed to a deal with the leaders of the state Senate and state Assembly to raise New Jersey’s gas tax 23 cents a gallon in order to fund the state’s depleted Transportation Trust Fund.

The last time New Jersey motorists experienced a hike in gas taxes was 1988.

A key part of ...

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