Press Releases

May 22, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- When girls participate in outdoor adventures, they benefit in important ways and the great news is now many of the Girl Scout Outdoor programs are available online for free.  Since 1912, girls have explored and strengthened their outdoor skills and commitment to environmental ...

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Old Bridge Councilman Mark Razzoli is calling on his opponent  Bonnie Watson Coleman to defend her New Jersey colleague Congressman Chris Smith and support him against threats from the Chinese Communist Government. The Chinese Communist Government through its propaganda arm The Global ...

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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 facilities are entitled to receive their federal stimulus payments and the payments cannot be retained by the ...

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TRENTON, NJ –  New Jerseyans enrolled in the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will be able to use their benefits to order groceries online starting next week.  Online shopping will be available through Amazon and participating Wal-Mart, Shop-Rite and The Fresh Grocers ...

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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 ...

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Tinton Falls, NJ – Honoring healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis, A.J. Perri, New Jersey’s leading provider of air conditioning, heating and plumbing services, has announced the ARS Cares Healthcare Heroes program. The initiative is providing free, brand-new HVAC systems and ...

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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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  TRENTON, NJ – Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced the federal government has approved the Department’s plan to provide $248 million in special food assistance benefits to nearly 600,000 New Jersey children who normally receive free or reduced-price school meals as part ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – NJ Sharing Network, the non-profit organization responsible for the recovery of organs and tissue for nearly 4,000 New Jersey residents awaiting life-saving transplants, celebrates the 10th anniversary of its 5K Celebration of Life events that have been held in multiple ...

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The signature virtual event raised funds for the Emergency Department Expansion at Old Bridge   Old Bridge, NJ – May 6, 2020 – On May 1, Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation hosted its first ever virtual fundraising event. The online fundraiser was held in lieu of a ...

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TRENTON, NJ– As New Jersey residents are adhering to strict social distancing guidelines put into place to help flatten the curve of the of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s evident there is work that can be done from home to help our community, state and nation.  From patronizing businesses by ordering ...

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As Economic Impact Payments continue to be successfully delivered, the Internal Revenue Service today reminds taxpayers that IRS.gov includes answers to many common questions, including help to use two recently launched Economic Impact Payment tools. The IRS is regularly updating the Economic ...

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OLD BRIDGE, NJ –  – To safeguard supporters, Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation has moved its annual reception to a virtual fundraising event. In lieu of the planned reception, the foundation will host a program that donors can stream live to continue to raise funds for the ...

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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 – 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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The Paycheck Protection Program was supposed to infuse small businesses with $349 billion in emergency loans to help keep workers on the payroll but at least six of every seven dollars went to 75 publicly traded companies, because Congress designed the bailout program poorly, according to ...

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The IRS is issuing Economic Impact Payments. These payments are being issued automatically for most individuals. However, some people who don't usually file a tax return will need to submit basic information to the IRS to receive their payment. Questions? The IRS is regularly updating the ...

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KENILWORTH, NJ – With hundreds of NJ Transit workers infected and others dying, including at least two Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) members, after contracting COVID-19, the ATU New Jersey State Council is demanding hazard pay along with other needed protections for workers and riders. “Since ...

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WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today issued a special alert for several groups of federal benefit recipients to act by this Wednesday, April 22, if they didn’t file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 and have dependents so they can quickly receive the full amount of their Economic Impact ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Corona Virus lock down hasn’t dampened the enthusiasm of Bear Cubs from Cub Scout Pack 223 in East Brunswick, who have switched to Video Conferencing for their Den meetings. In honor of Women’s History Month, they made presentations by Video Conference about inspiring ...

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EWING, NJ– In a letter sent today to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) insisted that further COVID-19 relief packages expand the definition of essential workers to include warehouse, sanitation, transportation, nursing home, ...

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As Earth Day approaches, we have all been made aware of our critical goal to address the wellness of all humans, as well as animals and the environment, by keeping our communities and our globe a safe place to live. This concept is best described through the One Health initiative. Because of the ...

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The signature virtual event will raise funds for the Emergency Department Expansion at Old Bridge OLD BRIDGE, NJ  – To safeguard supporters, Hackensack Meridian Raritan Bay Medical Center Foundation has moved its annual reception, originally scheduled for May 1, to a virtual fundraising event.

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Employed full or part time? Unemployed? A temporary or gig worker? Retired or disabled? Receive public benefits? Have no income? Most U.S. residents – under certain income levels - will receive the Economic Impact Payment if they are not claimed as a dependent of another taxpayer and have a Social ...

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RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, NJ - The FDA has granted emergency use authorization (EUA) to Rutgers’ RUCDR Infinite Biologics and its collaborators for a new collection approach that utilizes saliva as the primary test biomaterial for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the first such approval granted by the federal ...

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Please join nationally recognized small business expert Mike Blinder, owner of Editor & Publisher magazine, and author of "Survival Selling Even in the Toughest of Times," for a free online webinar on how your business can weather these difficult economic times and prosper afterwards.  Mike ...

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The Internal Revenue Service today reminds taxpayers and tax professionals to use electronic options to support social distancing and speed the processing of tax returns, refunds and payments. To protect the public and employees, and in compliance with orders of local health authorities around ...

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WASHINGTON — To help taxpayers, the Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service announced today that Notice 2020-23 extends additional key tax deadlines for individuals and businesses. Last month, the IRS announced that taxpayers generally have until July 15, 2020, to file and pay ...

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TRENTON, NJ: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic that has brought wide sectors of the economy to a halt, Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak (NJ-18) is introducing a bill to extend property tax deadlines to provide relief to property taxpayers. This extension will help taxpayers weather the economic freeze and ...

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The Internal Revenue Service today urged taxpayers to be on the lookout for a surge of calls and email phishing attempts about the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. These contacts can lead to tax-related fraud and identity theft. "We urge people to take extra care during this period. The IRS isn't going ...

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