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Cool and Refreshing – Cucumbers

April 18, 2021

Add a cool refreshing twist to your meals, beverages, appetizers, and snacks with cucumbers.  These popular vegetables are grown worldwide, adding anti-inflammatory vitamin K, vitamins C, B-5 and more to your meals. Take it a step further by using your own fresh-from-the-garden cucumbers.

Grow cucumbers sprawled on the ground or in a container on your patio, balcony, or deck.  Save ...

NJDA Releases Instructional Video on Scraping Spotted Lanternfly Egg Masses

(TRENTON) – New Jersey Department of Agriculture Secretary Douglas H. Fisher is encouraging New Jersey residents to help take part in eliminating Spotted Lanternfly egg masses before they hatch near the end of April or in early May. Secretary Fisher and NJDA Plant Industry Division Director Joseph Zoltowski provide information and instructions on how to find and destroy the egg masses in a ...

Care for Spring Flowering Bulbs

Bright yellow daffodils, colorful tulips and fragrant hyacinths brighten our spring gardens. Give them the care they need to extend their spring display and keep them coming back for years.

Hybrid tulips and hyacinths are short-lived stars of the spring garden. They bloom profusely the first spring, but the number of flowers decline each year. You may want to treat these like annuals, ...

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Friday's COVID-19 Numbers from NJ

May 15, 2021

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

There were 766 new PCR cases reported and 157 antigen tests, with 30 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 882,199 positive PCR cases, 127,645 positive antigen cases, and 23,284 deaths, and ...

Pfizer Vaccine Open to Kids 12-15 in NJ. What Hasbrouck Heights, Wood-Ridge Parents Need to Know

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — The Pfizer vaccine opened to children 12 – 15 in New Jersey Wednesday night, state health officials said.

The state Health Department in a statement said that following federal authorization of the Pfizer vaccine for children in that age range, it is allowing the vaccine to be administered to those children.

The Bergen County Vaccination Center, ...

Thursday's COVID-19 Numbers from NJ

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

There were 820 new PCR cases reported and 194 antigen tests, with 26 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 881,991 positive PCR cases, 127,530 positive antigen cases, and 23,258 deaths, and 2,648 probable COVID-19 ...

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 ...

New Jersey Date Night: Stroll Through These Gorgeous Gardens

May 13, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

There’s always something growing in New Jersey, be it excitement for warmer weather or the flowers in everyone’s yard. Celebrating springtime in the Garden State requires a garden date. We have so many options at our fingertips — possibilities guaranteed to inspire romance and ...

Local Journalists Grapple with New Era of ‘All Politics is National’

Like it or not, the idea that “all politics is local'' is no longer reality. Instead, local government has been poisoned by the toxic political environment once confined at the state and federal levels.

Local reporters used to be shielded from the national political discourse, in part because municipal elections typically don’t include Rs or Ds next to candidate ...

The Benefits of Local Advertising

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When marketing your services or products, the best place to start is right in the community you serve. Your local community is full of potential new and returning customers, and that market is essential for you to sustain and grow. 

Local marketing is trending, and now more than ever it is important for your business to be prominent in your local market.

According ...

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 ...