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Housing, Retail Plan Approved for Former Hospital in Elizabeth

June 29, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ - City Council approved in late April a redevelopment plan to create housing and retail spaces on the site of the former Elizabeth General Medical Center along East Jersey Street.

The five-acre lot has been vacant since 2012, after Elizabeth General Medical Center and St. Elizabeth Hospital merged to form Trinitas Hospital in 2000. Today, broken windows and graffiti can be ...

SNAP Recipients Can Double Their Dollar at Elizabeth Avenue Farmers Market

ELIZABETH - Those who use federal nutrition benefits, like the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), will be able to double their dollar at a weekly farmers market.

The Elizabeth Avenue Partnership (EAP) received a $500 grant from City Green -- a nonprofit working to improve access to fresh, locally grown food in underserved communities -- to participate in the Garden State Good ...

Union County Freeholder Chair Bruce Bergen Addresses the Patriot Chamber and Discusses Flooding Issues

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Springfield resident Bruce Bergen is in his fifth year as a Freeholder and his second year as Chair. He addressed the Springfield Patriot Chamber on June 22. Specifically, he reported on the recent funding Springfield has received for infrastructure.  Since the sale of Runnells Hospital three years ago for approximately $20 million, the County has been using the proceeds to ...

City Awarded Grant for Traffic Lights From Union County Freeholders

UNION COUNTY, NJ – City of Elizabeth will receive $105,000.00 to install traffic signals from a Union County Infrastructure and Municipal Aid matching grant, awarded by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

The grants, awarded for the third year, distributed $1.5 million for projects in all 21 municipalities. 

The Union County Infrastructure and Municipal Aid program was ...

Free Resume Clinic To Take Place at Jewish Family Service

ELIZABETH, NJ - Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, a non-sectarian health and social service agency, will be hosting a free resume clinic, Tuesdays, June 13 and 27, July 11 and 25, from 9:30 a.m.-noon, at the JFS Halpern Building, 655 Westfield Avenue, Elizabeth.

The Resume Clinic will provide one-on-one sessions by appointment only with Sheri Brown, JFS career specialist and career ...

TAPinto Founder, Mike Shapiro, Speaks of Future of Media at Recent Suburban Chamber of Commerce Meeting

SUMMIT, NJ - Michael Shapiro, Chairman of the Suburban Chamber of Commerce, had a dual role as the speaker -- providing the state of the changing world of media -- at this month's First Friday networking breakfast at the Grand Summit Hotel. 

Shapiro, Founder and CEO of TAPinto.net, told the room of 40 local businessmen that media is changing dramatically. Hard copy ...

Golfers May Win Free Pizza for One Year at the EAP’s Fifth Annual Golf Outing at Galloping Hill

ELIZABETH, NJ – Golfers can enjoy a day of their favorite sport and maybe win a year of free pizza from Santillo's Brick Oven Pizza, named the best pizzeria in New Jersey, at the Elizabeth Avenue Partnership's 5th Annual Golf Outing, Thursday, May 4, at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth.

 In order to win, all golfers would have to do is sink a hole in one from ...

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Fill the Local News Void and Create a Profitable Business: Start TAPinto in Your Town

July 12, 2017

Many newspapers are regionalizing their coverage or being acquired by media conglomerates and laying off journalists, creating a void in local news coverage, not only in New Jersey but throughout the country.
 

As a result, there is less and less local coverage of your local government and board of education, high school sports, charitable events and other newsworthy local happenings, ...