Parts of Elizabeth to be Included in the 169 Opportunity Zones in New Jersey Recommended by Governor Phil Murphy

April 10, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - Parts of the City of Elizabeth will be included as part of the United States Department of Treasury’s approved 169 recommended designations for “Opportunity Zones” throughout the Garden State. A plan recommended by Governor Phil Murphy that’s designed to drive long-term capital investments into low-income rural and urban communities.

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Susan G. Komen's Annual Pink Tie Event Raises Funds, Awareness

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Every two minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. And every 13 minutes, a woman will lose her battle with the disease. These are mothers, sisters, wives, and friends. 

Susan G. Komen was one of them. After the Texas native passed away from breast cancer, her sister founded the Susan G. Komen Foundation and it blossomed into a ...

Community Access Unlimited Announces 2018 Awards Dinner honorees

ELIZABETH, NJ - Community Access Unlimited (CAU) will honor a wide variety of professionals and organizations at the agency's 2018 Awards Night Celebration, to be held April 12, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the agency's headquarters at 80 West Grand Street in Elizabeth.

Community Access Unlimited is a statewide Union County-based nonprofit that provides support programs and services to ...

Elmora Branch - Library Makes Major Upgrades to Facility

ELIZABETH, NJ - Things are looking brighter at the Elmora Branch Library, and it’s not just your imagination! 

With the help of the New Jersey Office of Clean Energy Direct Install Grant, the Elizabeth Public Library recently upgraded all the lighting at the Elmora Branch. Cost of the project is $2440 and is expected to generate over $3000 in savings each year. 

Library ...

Third Annual Long Beach Island Job Fair Set for Saturday, March 31

SURF CITY, NJ - Need a job this summer? Look no further. Shore Fire Grille again has teamed up with local businesses in the area for a special summer 2018 Job Fair event. 

The Third Annual LBI Job Fair will take place Saturday, March 31.  pril 15.  Employers will be looking to hire help for the summer season on busy Long Beach Island.  The event will be held at the ... Sets All-Time Monthly Traffic Record With More Than 2.3M Pageviews In January 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In January 2018, set an all-time record for the most traffic in any single month since its inception 9 years ago.   

From Jan. 1, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2018, TAPinto registered 913,468 readers and 2,328,707 pageviews, up from 799,995 readers and 1,934,413 pageviews during the same period a year ago. 

"Since Facebook relegated news to ...

New Jersey Hospital Association Honors Trinitas Chairman Vic Richel

ELIZABETH, NJ - Victor M. Richel, a native of Elizabeth, and long-time resident of Berkeley Heights, who has served as past chairman and now vice chairman, of the Trinitas Health and Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees, was named Hospital Trustee of the Year by the New Jersey Hospital Association during its 99th annual meeting held recently in Princeton.

Richel is a banking ...

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“ASK” for Information about Senior Services in Union County

March 29, 2018

Union County residents seeking information about services for senior adults age 60 and up can visit ASK, the Union County Aging Service Kiosk at six locations in April for one-on-one guidance with staff from the county’s Department of Human Services, Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection.

“The ASK program helps improve access to information about resources and ...