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New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Begins Following Court's Ruling

December 6, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's black bear hunt began Tuesday afternoon, following a ruling by the Appellate Division of the state Superior Court.

After lasting for three hours on Tuesday, the hunt will be open from 12 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday December 7 through Saturday, December 10.

The hunt was reinstated last month and was then stopped last week following a court ...

New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Halted Following Judge's Ruling

TRENTON, NJ — Just days before it was set to begin, a judge has stopped New Jersey's black bear hunt.

Three animal rights groups, including the Animal Protection League of New Jersey, claimed a loophole was used to reinstate the hunt and went to court.

State Appellate Division Judge Lisa Rose announced the decision Wednesday. In her ruling, bear hunt opponents have until Friday ...

New State Law Requires Schools to Submit Digital Maps to Law Enforcement

TRENTON, NJ — Starting in the 2023-24 school year, all schools in New Jersey will have to submit digital maps of their campuses to law enforcement.

Gov. Phil Murphy signed S-2426 into law Wednesday. It requires the information to be submitted next year and updated regularly with copies given to designated law enforcement.

"We have seen, time and time again, public mass shootings ...

New Jersey to Begin Independent Review of COVID-19 Response

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has announced the start of an independent review into New Jersey's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The COVID-19 pandemic was one of the biggest challenges our State — and nation — has ever faced,” Murphy said in a news release.

More than 35,000 people in New Jersey died from COVID-19, according to state ...

New Jersey Residents Invited to Drumthwacket for Holiday Open Houses

PRINCETON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy are inviting New Jersey residents to visit Drumthwacket, the Governor's official residence in Princeton, during the holidays.

The Drumthwacket Foundation has teamed up with a number garden clubs from around the state, for "The Holidays at Drumthwacket." Guests will be able to see each public room in the first ...

New Jersey Reinstates Black Bear Hunt Following Increased Sightings

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Fish and Game Council voted Tuesday to reinstate the state's black bear hunt.

Gov. Phil Murphy, who previously opposed the hunt, says the decision was needed due to a significant increase in bear sightings around the state.

From January to October 2022, compared to the same time last year, bear incidents are up 237% in the state, according to the ...

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JCP&L Completes Winter Readiness Maintenance, Inspections

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has completed inspections and equipment maintenance across its 3,200-square-mile service area to enhance service reliability for customers ahead of the cold winter months.

Electricity demand increases as temperatures drop, and winter storms have the potential to damage poles, wires and substation ...

JCP&L, FirstEnergy Utilities Invite Customers to Enter Holiday Lights Contest

As households tap into the magic of the holiday season, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) invites customers to show off their best and brightest outdoor holiday lighting displays for the chance to win a weekly prize as part of the company's annual "Merry & Bright" Holiday Lights Sweepstakes.

Customers can submit a photo or video of their outdoor lighting displays on their ...

Heartwarming Holiday Story: NJ Boy Welcomed Back to School After 16- Month Long Battle With Cancer.

December 5, 2022

NUTLEY, NJ - Imagine opening your door after a 16- month battle with cancer and seeing a crowd of friends and neighbors there to walk you to school on your first day back. That's just what happened as Chase McGee, a fourth-grader, returned to Radcliffe Elementary School Monday morning. 

With a crowd that seemed to just keep getting bigger and bigger, a ...

Add Emergency Contacts to NJMVC's Next-of-Kin Registry

NEW JERSEY: If you are ever in a serious automobile accident, it's important that your loved ones are contacted as soon as possible.  The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission is now offering drivers the ability to add emergency contacts to the Next-of-Kin Registry.

The Next-of-Kin Registry is a New Jersey statewide web-based system that allows individuals at least 14 years of ...

Do No Harm? New Study Shows Youth Marijuana Use Increases After Legalization

New Jersey - Residents are hard-pressed to avoid hearing about legalized marijuana these days. In New Jersey, some officials are really excited about it being legal. For adults who want to smoke legal weed, there is a downside. A new study shows the negative impacts that the legislators are having on kids.

Governor Murphy signed the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory, Enforcement Assistance, and ...

CentraState Medical Center Launches Emergency Angioplasty Program

November 29, 2022

FREEHOLD, NJ – CentraState Medical Center received approval from the New Jersey Department of Health to perform emergency angioplasty, also known as emergency PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention). The hospital’s interventional cardiologists have already begun using the life-saving emergency procedure for area heart attack victims.

“The ability for us to perform emergency ...

TAPinto Receives 8 Excellence in Journalism Awards From the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists

PRINCETON, NJ — TAPinto journalists were honored with eight 2022 Excellence in Journalism Awards by the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.

"At TAPinto, we're about providing original local news reporting and doing it the right way - - professionally and honestly. It is an honor to be recognized by the NJ SPJ with 8 awards for our journalism," TAPinto ...

Denim & Diamonds Gala: New Year's Eve, Colts Neck Inn

December 6, 2022

COLTS NECK, NJ: Looking for New Year's Eve plans? Something fun and different with a giving back benefit?

On New Year's Eve, the Denim and Diamonds Gala to benefit Bluemont Equine Sanctuary, will be ringing in 2023 at Colts Neck Inn, with great entertainment, a photo booth, open bar, delicious foods, a Viennese table, raffels, a 50/50... and of course a champagne toast ...

Holmdel Indian Association Diwali Dhamaka at Bell Works

Holmdel Indian Association Board Members pictured above on outside terrace at Diwali Dhamaka held at Bell Works. 

HOLMDEL, NJ: Diwali is known as the ‘festival of lights,’ where hundreds of millions of Indians celebrate the triumph of good over evil. On Saturday, October 8, the Holmdel Indian Association held a Diwali Dhamaka in Bellworks. Over 400 people, including ...

Holmdel: Middle Road Construction Set for Tuesday, Detours Planned

HOLMDEL, NJ - Holmdel and Hazlet residents should take note of construction work upcoming this Tuesday, November 22nd.

According to a statement from the Holmdel Police Department, "On Tuesday, November 22nd, road work will result in a closure of Middle Road between Laurel Avenue & Palmer Avenue. Work on the Middle Road bridge will begin at 830am, weather permitting. A detour will be ...

Saving Lives: The Stephanie Nicole Parze Foundation and 180 Turning Lives Around Makes a Big Impact

HOLMDEL, NJ - You are not alone, you are innocent, and you have resources. The facts for victims and survivors on domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking were unmistakable during a Holmdel Chamber of Commerce meeting at Bell Works on Monday, November 7th. It was great networking all around as members of The Monmouth Regional Chamber and the Hazlet Business Owner's ...

What's it Worth? A Live Virtual Interactive Event With Mike Ivankovich, Dec. 14.

December 5, 2022

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Every wonder what your treasures (or not) may be worth? The Monmouth County Library is sponsoring dynamic events, and on December 14, you can register for the reveal!  Author, auctioneer, appraiser and radio show host Mike Ivankovich will reveal what your antiques, collectibles, and ...

Country Christmas Open House and Holiday Tree Lighting in Colts Neck, Sunday, December 4.

COLTS NECK, NJ: A town that celebrates tradition, Colts Neck, will host their Annual Country Christmas, Sunday, December 4, at the Montrose School from 1pm-4pm.  Then the second event that begins at 4:15, on Sunday, December 4, is Colts Neck's annual Christmas Tree Lighting. One event conveniently follows the next. See details: 

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Saint Mary's Parish in Middletown to Host Second Annual Outdoor Christmas Market

On Saturday, December 3, at 9:00 a.m., all are welcome to enjoy Saint Mary Mother of God's Second Annual Outdoor Christmas Marketplace This is a great Holiday shopping opportunity! 

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Saint Mary, Mother of God Church, 19 Cherry Tree Farm Rd, Middletown Township, NJ, 07748

The Market will feature craft artisans, unique vendors, and food trucks. This fun-filled ...

Agent Spotlight: April Blount

April Blount, Broker-Associate in the Watchung office, has been immersed in New Jersey real estate for over a decade. Specializing in luxury and new developments, she’s a superb guide through the selling and buying process. April crafts custom marketing strategies designed to achieve the best outcome for her sellers and puts in the legwork to meet her buyers’ needs as well. No matter ...

Upcoming Events

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Sun, December 11
09:00 AM — 01:00 PM

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Breaking: Possible Fatal Accident in Holmdel on GSP

December 9, 2022

HOLMDEL, NJ - A serious and possibly fatal accident has been reported on the GSP mile marker 117.4 South on the Express lane.

Unconfirmed reports are that one and only victim is unconscious and not breathing with heavy head trauma. The car went through the guard rail and down the embankment. The victim is being taken out of the car for CPR to be preformed. Medevac was initiated and ...

Food and Toy donation drive: Hosted by The Stephanie Nicole Parze Foundation, Sponsored by the Monmouth County Detectives

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: There are 4 dates to participate in helping those in need right in our communities: 

On December 9, 10, 16 and 17, from 6pm-9pm, at 14 State Route 33, Freehold, NJ, The Stephanie Nicole Parze Foundation, is hosting a Santa Drive Stop and Drop; a Light Display and Donation Drive. The event is to benefit families and individuals recovering from domestic violence and ...

Sobriety Tips to Share for The Holidays 

 

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NEW JERSEY -- For many of us, the holiday season is a time for celebration and cheer, spending time with friends and family, at get-togethers and parties. Especially after COVID lock-downs, such gatherings are a welcomed deviation from normal routines.

However, for those in recovery, holiday parties and other events can present ...

CentraState Medical Center Launches Emergency Angioplasty Program

November 29, 2022

FREEHOLD, NJ – CentraState Medical Center received approval from the New Jersey Department of Health to perform emergency angioplasty, also known as emergency PCI (percutaneous coronary intervention). The hospital’s interventional cardiologists have already begun using the life-saving emergency procedure for area heart attack victims.

“The ability for us to perform emergency ...

TAPinto Receives 8 Excellence in Journalism Awards From the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists

PRINCETON, NJ — TAPinto journalists were honored with eight 2022 Excellence in Journalism Awards by the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.

"At TAPinto, we're about providing original local news reporting and doing it the right way - - professionally and honestly. It is an honor to be recognized by the NJ SPJ with 8 awards for our journalism," TAPinto ...

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