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Cheers! Four Bergen County Breweries Join the "Shot and a Beer" Program

May 9, 2021

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ - As part of state officials' efforts to encourage more residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine, New Jersey launched the “Shot and a Beer” program, which began this month in partnership with the Brewer's Guild of New Jersey, the Governor's Office and the Department of Health.

Murphy announced the program during his Monday afternoon press briefing, which ...

Save the New Date: Coach Nick Delcalzo's Retirement Party

WASHINGTON TWP, NJ - The new date for retirement party for Hasbrouck Heights Coach Nick Delcalzo has been set for Thursday, September 23. It will still be held at Seasons in Washington Township, Bergen County.

The time remains from 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.  

The event will celebrate Delcalzo's 45-years in the district as a teacher and coach. Aside from football, ...

Murphy Signs Legislation to Provide $10 Million to Support Food Banks in New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy signed bill A5405, which will direct $10 million from the Coronavirus Relief Fund established under the Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture.

This funding will be distributed to seven New Jersey food banks in order to continue providing families with food assistance during the ...

Allergen Alert: Panera At Home Lobster Bisque Recalled Due to Undeclared Allergen

Panera at Home Lobster Bisque has been voluntarily recalled due to an undeclared egg allergen, announced Blount Fine Foods. This item is only sold in refrigerated cases in the deli department of grocery-retail stores; it is not sold at any Panera bakery-cafe, they stated.

The recall is limited to the one product with a UPC Code of 077958690300. Lot Number 030821-11K and a Use By Date ...

New Jersey to Dish Out $35 Million in Coronavirus Relief Grants to Restaurants, Bars

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — New Jersey restaurants will receive another $35 million in federal coronavirus relief aid under legislation signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy.

To be administered by the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA), the funds are grants that will be made available to restaurants, bars, breweries, brewpubs and wineries, and do not have to be repaid. The state EDA ...

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Tuesday's COVID-19 Numbers from Around NJ

May 12, 2021

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Tuesday.

There were 858 new PCR cases reported and 169 antigen tests, with 31 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 881,171 positive PCR cases, 127,436 positive antigen cases, and 23,201 deaths, and 2,640 probable COVID-19 ...

Monday's COVID-19 Numbers from Around NJ

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state during his Monday afternoon press briefing where he announced the state will begin releasing vaccine data by municipality. 

There were 459 new PCR cases reported and 106 antigen tests, with 10 new deaths. Statewide, there are now ...

New Jersey Now Reports Vaccination Data by Town; Murphy Says NFL Games Could Have Greater Capacity in the Fall

NEW JERSEY -- Touting the benefits of vaccination in curbing the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy at his press briefing today said that he anticipates that the CDC and the FDA will give the green light to Pfizer’s emergency use authorization application to vaccinate adolescents between the ages of 12 to 15. Murphy added that the New Jersey Dept. of Health is currently ...

Hasbrouck Heights Preserving Our Planet Poster Contest Winners

May 3, 2021

The Hasbrouck Heights Environmental Commission and Hasbrouck Heights Green Team is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Preserving our Planet poster contest.

Third Graders:

· Sofia Tomlin (Corpus Christie) 

· Nicole Zgoda (Euclid) 

· Donatella Sentore (Lincoln) 

Fourth Graders:

· George ...

U.S. Census 2020: NJ Retains Congressional Seats

April 28, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC. - Datasets from the 2020 U.S. Census Bureau were released Monday, indicating the resident U.S. population on April 1, 2020, was 331,449,281, up 22,703,743 from 308,745,538 ten years earlier; the number represents the total number of people residing in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The 7.4% population growth in the U.S. is the second slowest since 1940.

Secretary ...

Find Your Green Thumb: NJ Experts Offer Tips for Starting a Kitchen Garden

May 8, 2021

NEW JERSEY — They don’t call this The Garden State for nothing.

Want to bring out your inner green thumb this season? There’s no better time than now to get started on a kitchen garden.

“There is no mastery of gardening, you just get better at guessing,” said Bloomfield’s L. Be. Sholar, who offers gardening tips on her blog, Farm-Based ...

TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...

Veteran TAPinto Franchisee Launches TAPinto Raritan Bay

SAYREVILLE, NJ - Longtime TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood franchisee John Mooney is taking his talents to the banks of the Raritan. After spending years growing TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood into one of the networks top 5 most-visited sites, Mooney is officially launching TAPinto Raritan Bay, covering Sayreville and South Amboy, N.J.

“Since I am familiar with Sayreville-South Amboy and ...