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Trinitas Looking into Possibility of Merger with Larger Hospital Chain

March 22, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - Talks of a possible merger between Trinitas Regional Medical Center and the Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health System have emerged this week. 

While there had been no formal announcement of a deal being reached by Trinitas, some employees have been notified of the talks. 

In a letter sent out by Trinitas CEO Gary S. Horan this week, he told employees the hospital ...

Elizabeth Man Inducted into UPS' Circle of Honor for 25 Years of Accident-Free Driving

NEWARK, NJ – An Elizabeth man is among 58 elite UPS drivers from New Jersey inducted into the Circle of Honor, an honorary organization for UPS drivers who have achieved 25 or more years of accident-free driving.

Jose Argueta of Elizabeth was among those announced who were inducted into the Circle of Honor.  Branco’s UPS work location is the Meadowlands area.  The ...

Raritan Valley Line Mayors Alliance Encourage Towns to Pass Resolutions Calling for Restoration of Direct Train Service to NYC

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Fanwood Borough Council has passed a resolution calling on Governor Murphy, DOT Commissioner Guteirrez-Scaccetti, and State Senators to restore the off-peak direct "one-seat ride" service into New York City along NJ Transit's Raritan Valley Line (RVL).


Service was suspended on RVL, Atlantic City and Princeton Lines in 2018. The other lines have ...

Mayors of More Than 30 Towns Meet to Discuss Service on Raritan Valley Line Trains

RARITAN VALLEY, NJ -- Mayors of towns along the Raritan Valley Line (RVL) met to discuss NJ Transit’s response to three issues facing commuters on that line and how best to advocate for their residents. RVL Mayors Alliance is working to get a same platform transfer in Newark, return of the off-peak midtown direct trains and ultimately, direct trains during peak commuter hours and on ...

TAPinto Announces Former Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation President and CEO Chris Daggett as Advisor

Former President and CEO of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Chris Daggett, will join as an advisor. Mr. Daggett will bring over three decades of public, private and nonprofit sector leadership experience to help build on TAPinto’s success in expanding local news coverage through over 80 local franchises.

“Local news is critical to the health of our communities and ...

Raritan Valley Rail Coalition Presents Updates on Gateway Project

CRANFORD, NJ - The Raritan Valley Rail Coalition, a rail-advocacy group representing 1.7 million residents in four counties along NJ Transit’s Raritan Valley Rail line, will sponsor a free presentation on the Gateway Project beginning at 7 p.m, Tuesday, March 26th at the Cranford Community Center. 

“It cannot be understated: the Gateway Project, and related work, which ...

NJ Transit Non-Specific About Date of One-Seat Ride's Return

NEWARK, NJ -- Bruce Bergen, Chairman of the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition, addressed the NJ Transit Board at their most recent public meeting and questioned why one-seat ride trains had not yet been reinstated on the rail line. Bergen, a former Union County Freeholder, also urged the NJT Board members to provide a date when restoration of service would occur.  ...

8 Retailers at Elizabeth Mall Found to Have Violated Child Labor Laws

ELIZABETH, NJ – An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has found that eight retailers operating at The Mills at Jersey Gardens in Elizabeth, allowed underage employees to operate and unload potentially dangerous paper baling and cardboard compacting machines, in violation of federal child labor requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act ...

Raritan Valley Line Mayors Alliance Supports Gateway Project, Pushes for Restoring One-Seat Rides on NJ Transit's Raritan Valley Line

NEW JERSEY – The leaders of the Build Gateway Now Coalition announced this week that the Raritan Valley Line (RVL) Mayors Alliance to the Coalition, a bipartisan group formed in 2018 that consists of 30 mayors representing more than 23,500 daily commuters along the RVL, spanning four counties in New Jersey, have joined the coalition.

“We are thrilled to welcome the RVL ...

TAPinto Crushes Monthly Readership Record: 1,058,415 Readers, 3,022,150 Pageviews in January 2019, a network of 80 franchised online hyperlocal news sites in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Florida, marked the beginning of 2019 with a record month of traffic in January, logging 1,058,415 unique readers and 3,022,150 pageviews.  The record marks continued growth in TAPinto’s readership and engagement metrics across its 80 franchised sites.  ...


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Central Jersey College Prep Job Fair Set for April 3

March 19, 2019

Central Jersey College Prep Job Fair is hosting a Job Fair from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3 at Central Jersey College Prep Charter School at 101 Mettlers Road in Somerset. The fair will include on-site interviews.

Walk-in registrants are welcome; however, pre-registration is recommended by visiting

Please bring your resume and all ...