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New Jersey Officials Warn of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 21, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in the State of New Jersey.

Earlier this week, Gov. Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 296 declaring a state of emergency in New Jersey to help prevent price gouging ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, marking an increase of seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month, according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according to AAA, at ...

National Weather Service Issues Fire Weather Warning for New Jersey

MT. HOLLY, NJ — Following a Red Flag Warning issued for all of New Jersey on Thursday, the National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch that will remain in effect through Friday evening, April 29, in anticipation of gusty winds and dry conditions.

The alert was issued due to the combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and dry fuels. Any fire can ...

13 New Jersey Dispensaries Legally Selling Cannabis to the Public

NEW JERSEY — Starting Thursday, residents of New Jersey and visitors to the state 21 years and older can buy recreational cannabis and cannabis products at 13 dispensaries statewide.

According to the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC), those 13 locations are as follows:

North Jersey:

Apothecarium, 1865 Springfield, Avenue, Maplewood
Apothecarium, 55 South Main ...

Nearly 100 Former Students and Staff From Colonia High School Develop Brain Tumors

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — The indoor air quality at Colonia High School (CHS) in Woodbridge is being tested, and its 28-acre campus is being analyzed for radiation after a 1989 alumni—now an environmental scientist—raised concerns about the school’s possible link to brain tumors among about 95 former students and staff.

The Woodbridge Township Council has awarded a ...

TAPinto Mourns the Loss of Former Publisher and Editor Kathy Lloyd

ELIZABETH, NJ - TAPinto Elizabeth is sad to announce the passing of former franchise owner, Kathy Lloyd. Kathy passed away on April 12 surrounded by those who loved her. 

"We mourn the passing of former TAPinto owner/publisher Kathy Lloyd,” said Michael Shapiro, the founder and CEO of TAPinto. “Kathy cared deeply about her community and about the importance of objective ...

Johns Hopkins Professor Says Omicron Variant Could Be "Nature's Vaccine"

NEW JERSEY — For those who follow the science surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Marty Makary—a professor in the John's Hopkins School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health and Carey Business School—recently shed some light on how the rapidly spreading Omicron variant could potentially lead to a read end to the pandemic. 

In an interview ...

CDC Testing Facility Open as New Jersey Reports Another COVID-19 Case Record

NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health is reporting 29,740 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, another new pandemic record.  It's the fourth consecutive day the state has seen more than 20,000 new cases.



Saturday, January 1, 2022
29,740 New Cases


Friday, December 31, 2021
28,512 New Cases


Thursday, December 30, 2021
27,975 New ...

NJ School Board Member Resigns Over Masking Mandates

BERNARDS, NJ — Two Bernards Township school board members resigned on Monday night, including one who resigned in protest of state laws and executive orders to mask children and staff as a measure to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jennifer Korn, who has been on the board since 2017, surprised the audience with her announcement, calling face-covering laws “morally ...

Navy Sinks Army in 'America's Game' at MetLife Stadium, 17-13

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — In the 122nd meeting between Army and Navy, the rivalry provided another anxiety-ridden contest for both sides, one in which the underdog, Navy (4-8) defeated Army (8-4) in a last-minute defensive stop to clinch a 17-13 victory and secure 18 of the last 23 matchups. Navy now has an all-time lead of 62-53-7 in the series.

Entering the contest averaging 60 ...

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New Jersey Officials Warn of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 21, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in the State of New Jersey.

Earlier this week, Gov. Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 296 declaring a state of emergency in New Jersey to help prevent price gouging ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, marking an increase of seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month, according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according to AAA, at ...

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New Jersey First Responders Call on FTC to Approve RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s Healthcare System

New Brunswick, NJ – New Jersey’s largest union representing firefighters and EMS workers is urging the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), to approve the transaction between Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) and RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) that will lead to the creation of New Jersey’s first premier academic medical ...

Middlesex County Commissioner Director Rios Urges Approval of RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – Middlesex County Commissioner Director Ronald G. Rios expressed his support for the transaction between Saint Peter’s HealthCare System and RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”), which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick.

“I support the partnership of RWJBH and Saint Peter’s ...

New Jersey Legislative Black Caucus Calls on FTC to Approve RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – In a letter to the Federal Trade Commission, the New Jersey Legislative Black Caucus has called upon the regulatory body to approve the transaction between Saint Peter’s Health Care System and RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”), which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick.

“We ...

NJ Legislative Leaders Urge Approval of RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ –The leaders of New Jersey’s State Legislature, Senate President Nicholas Scutari and Assembly Speaker Craig J. Coughlin, are backing the transaction between Saint Peter’s HealthCare System (“Saint Peter’s”) and RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”), which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier ...

New Brunswick Mayor Cahill Urges Approval of RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – New Brunswick Mayor James M. Cahill has thrown his support behind the transaction between Saint Peter’s HealthCare System (“Saint Peter’s”) and RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”), which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick.

“Today, New Brunswick residents in need ...

NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey ("SHCCNJ") threw its support behind the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and St. Peter's HealthCare System, which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick. 

In a letter to the Federal Trade ...

Agent Spotlight: Teresa Maegerlein

Teresa Maegerlein, Broker-Associate in the Morristown office, is dedicated to getting her clients results! Her career in real estate began in 2004. Before getting into real estate, Teresa worked on Wall Street and her financial background has proven invaluable in her current work. As useful as her hard-earned savvy has been, she knows that the most important skill for a successful business is ...

Livingston Senior Earns Prestigious National Merit $2,500 Scholarship

May 23, 2022

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In the National Merit Scholarship Corporation’s (NMSC) second of three announcements of National Merit Scholars for 2022, Livingston High School (LHS) senior Krush Vachher, who currently plans to study computer science following her graduation from LHS, was one of 2,500 out of 15,000 students across the country to receive one of this year's National ...

PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE Raises Close To $1.2 Million At Annual Gala “New Beginnings”

May 27, 2022

(Millburn, NJ) - Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Mike Stotts-Managing Director) along with the Gala Chairs Sofia and Peter Cocoziello is thrilled to announce that the theater’s annual Gala, which was held at the Hilton Short Hills on Friday, May 20, was sold out and raised almost $1.2 million with the most successful Live Auction in Paper Mill's ...

Born to Run: After Open-heart Surgery, 60-year-old is back to his active lifestyle

Brian Scully is an avid runner. But in 2019, his running started to decline—he needed to take frequent breaks or stop completely and could barely run around the block. Coincidentally, at a trip to urgent care for a sinus infection, Brian was diagnosed with a heart murmur and was referred to a cardiologist, who diagnosed his condition as a moderate bicuspid aortic valve. A recommended ...

Join JESPY House for Exciting ‘Battle of the Chefs’ Fundraiser

SOUTH ORANGE – An evening of food, fun, and support will be on the menu on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at Orange Lawn Tennis Club in South Orange, NJ as JESPY holds its annual fundraising event – which this year is titled Battle of the Chefs: A Benefit for JESPY House.

Starting at 6pm, the event will raise essential funds to support JESPY clients, while honoring The ...

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Mon, May 30, 7:00 AM

Paper Mill Playhouse and Paper Mill Studios, Millburn

Registration Open for Summer Musical Theater ...

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Mon, June 6, 7:00 AM

Paper Mill Playhouse and Paper Mill Studios, Millburn

Registration Open for Summer Musical Theater ...

Community Conversations: A Healthy Holiday Weekend

This weekend marks the third Memorial Day holiday since the pandemic started, but we’re in a much different place than in previous years. On this Community Conversation, Jason Kessler, MD, section chief of Infectious Disease at Morristown Medical Center, will share the latest information on how to gather safely, provide an update on COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, and tell you what you ...

Thomas Kang Becomes Owner/Publisher of 5 TAPinto Local News and Digital Marketing Platforms

MILLBURN, NJ — Thomas Kang is the new owner/publisher of TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills, TAPinto Springfield, TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove, TAPinto West Essex and TAPinto West Orange. He took over the local news and digital marketing platforms on March 1, 2022.

Kang, who grew up in the Philadelphia area, moved to New Jersey about two years ago. He's also lived in ...

Obituaries

Jan 14, 1936 - Mar 27, 2021
Evi Meinhardt (Nee Singer), loving wife, mother, grandmother friend and active community member, ...
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New Jersey Officials Warn of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 21, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in the State of New Jersey.

Earlier this week, Gov. Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 296 declaring a state of emergency in New Jersey to help prevent price gouging ...