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Malik Lyons Franchises TAPinto Franklin Township

TAPinto.net is pleased to announce the launch of TAPinto Franklin Township, under the leadership of franchisee and lifelong Franklin Township resident Malik Lyons.   The site covers original local news in Franklin Township, NJ in Somerset County. 

Lyons is a Kean University alum with a BA in Sociology. He also has an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management. Professionally, he has worked in the fields of education and digital media for companies such as DeVry University, ESPN, and TripAdvisor. 

"The TAPinto franchise affords me the opportunity to spend more time with my family, and enables me to get involved with my community. I am looking forward to providing the residents of Franklin Township with free objective news about their town," Lyons said.

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With more than 55 online local news sites in New Jersey and New York and over 5,000,000 readers, TAPinto provides a robust web and mobile platform to provide stories that are important to the community in real time.   As stories break, TAPinto Franklin Township will inform residents with accurate and relevant information. 

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TAPinto.net was founded by New Providence, New Jersey residents Michael and Lauryn Shapiro, is accredited by the New Jersey Press Association and currently has more than 5M readers.  The all-online hyperlocal news site boasts more than one hundred columnists, a full-service Community Calendar, Business Directory, and local Real Estate Listings. The public can friend TAPinto.net on Facebook at Facebook.com/tapintolocal and can follow TAPinto.net on Twitter at Twitter.com/tapintolocal  
 
In addition, TAPinto.net is currently offering franchise opportunities in CT, MA, FL, NJ, NY, PA and beyond. Anyone interested in starting an online newspaper in their town is invited to Click here for more information. 

TAPinto.net currently covers hyperlocal daily news and information in: Basking Ridge, Bayonne, Bedminster, Berkeley Heights, Bernardsville, Bloomfield, Bridgewater/Raritan, Cedar Grove, Chatham, Clark, Cranbury, Cranford, Denville, East Brunswick, East Orange, East Hanover, Edison, Elizabeth, Far Hills, Flemington, Florham Park, Franklin Township, Green Brook, Hillsborough, Kenilworth, Long Beach Island, Little Falls, Livingston, Madison, Mahopac (NY), Maplewood, Millburn/Short Hills, Milltown/Spotswood, Montville, Montclair, Morristown, Mountainside, New Providence, Newton, North Plainfield, North Salem (NY), Olean (NY), Nutley, Paterson, Peapack & Gladstone, Piscataway, Plainfield, Randolph, Raritan, Roselle/Roselle Park, Roxbury, Scotch Plains/Fanwood, Somerville, Somers (NY), South Brunswick, South Orange, South Plainfield, Sparta, Springfield, Stafford, Summit, Totowa, Union, Verona, Warren, Watchung, West Essex, Westfield, West Orange, Woodland Park and Yorktown (NY). 

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