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April 11, 2019

RARITAN VALLEY, NJ -- The Raritan Valley Line Mayors Alliance, a group of elected officials calling for the restoration of NJ Transit's "one-seat" rides along the Raritan Valley Line is encouraing riders to sign an online petition supporting the cause. To sign the online petition, click ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs will conduct a free history grant writing workshop at Summit's Reeves-Reed Arboretum on Wednesday, April 17, from 5 - 6 p.m. All Union County-based nonprofit organizations and other civic organizations are invited to attend ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Former President and CEO of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Chris Daggett, will join TAPinto.net 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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TAPinto.net, 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 ...

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Sidney Blanchard, one of NJ’s most influential nonprofit change-makers, returns to his community activist roots. ELIZABETH, NJ - In the 40 years since Sid Blanchard put down his state social work career to launch Community Access Unlimited (CAU), he has secured his place as a founding father of ...

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