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Behind the Tradition: All About the Jersey Shore’s Famous Salt Water Taffy

June 17, 2021

NEW JERSEY — When you think of the Jersey Shore, what comes to mind? Boardwalks? Beaches? How about salt water taffy?

The bite-sized candy has a history that stretches as long as the Atlantic City boardwalk itself.

Salt water taffy was introduced on the AC Boardwalk in the 1880s and became known as the first Atlantic City souvenir, according to AtlanticCityNJ.com. Having been ...

Longtime Friends Spreading the News in Bordentown

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When longtime friends Elizabeth Meyers and Kristin Antonello saw that the greater Bordentown area was in need of a hyperlocal news outlet, they jumped at the opportunity to bring TAPinto into the community.

The two recognized Bordentown as a community that would benefit from a TAPinto site because there was no publication devoted only to local news.

“There was a ...

Shapiro: "Amid Spike in Local News Initiatives, Franchise Model Remains Only Proven Method to Scale Local News"

Cautionary tales have emerged in recent weeks about the inherent risks of entering the local news industry. Poynter recently called out a few of the pain points that new publishers endure, and Columbia Journalism Review suggested there isn’t enough budget to combat increasing political polarization at the local level.

All these potential pitfalls haven’t stopped ...

IRS offers information and resources in variety of multilingual and alternative formats

June 19, 2021

As part of an ongoing effort to increase multilingual outreach, the IRS offers tax information in multiple languages. IRS.gov pages have links to available translations on the right side, just below the title. Languages currently available include Spanish, Chinese simplified and traditional, Korean, Russian, Vietnamese and Haitian-Creole.

Taxpayers can also click on the language dropdown arrow ...

Library Program Explores The Golden Age Of Radio

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ —Over the last century, radio has gone from a novelty to a necessity, thanks to the efforts of those men and women who were part of its early days. The upcoming East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive) online and call-in program “A Beginner’s Guide to the Golden Age of Radio” examines this era on Wednesday, June 23 at ...

Library To Hold Social Security Information Program

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ—East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive) hosts an online program called “Understanding Social Security” on Monday, June 28, at noon. 

 

The webinar explains how Social Security works and can help attendees determine whether they will require more income at retirement and whether they will be able to retire on ...

Letter to EB Government Concerning Legalization of Marijuana in East Brunswick

June 20, 2021

Dear Mayor Cohen and Township Council Members,

I applaud the decision at a recent Township Council meeting not to allow the cultivation, manufacturing, wholesale, distributing, retail sales, or delivery services of marijuana products in East Brunswick.

 

However, I understand that, given current and anticipated future economic pressures, this topic will be revisited in the near ...