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Celebrate Oscars With "Playhouse 22 Goes To The Movies"

April 25, 2021

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  -- Kicking off just in time for the Academy Awards, Playhouse 22's newest online concert is currently streaming at 

"Playhouse 22 Goes to the Movies" is the third online concert event produced by the East Brunswick-based community theater troupe.  Presenting songs made popular on the silver screen from such films as The Wizard ...

Francesco Pizza To Host DJ Turnt-Up-Tiger

MILLTOWN, NJ - The weather forecast for Tuesday evening is comfy and dry. It's the ideal night to enjoy dinner out or a nice walk along with some tunes. Francesco Pizza is hosting DJ Turnt-Up-Tiger from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. tonight. DJ Turnt-Up-Tiger is a local teen, Christopher Velez.

Velez, whose mom is the owner of another Main Street business Bell & Stockton, wanted a DJ set for ...

Grow Your Own Pizza Garden Courtesy Of Spotswood Public Library

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spring is here and if residents need a little motivation to grow their own gardens, the Spotswood Public Library is offering a Grow Your Own Pizza Garden event for the month of April. Patrons can register to receive one kit per family. Each kit includes the ingredients to grow parsley, oregano, basil, and tomatoes. To keep the kiddos busy while waiting for the garden to grow, the ...

Watch Spotswood High School's 2021 Jazz Band In Concert

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School's 2021 Jazz and Such concert premiered on YouTube on Friday. The 36-minute plus concert can be enjoyed anytime on the online video platform. This year's annual Jazz Band concert was virtual due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The band is under the direction of longtime Spotswood High School Band Director Sarah Carino-Koza. Carino-Koza also ...

Friends Of The Spotswood Public Library To Host Virtual NJ State Parks Program

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - New Jersey has a lengthy list of state parks to enjoy and spring and summer are both wonderful times to explore. The Friends of the Spotswood Public Library is hosting a free virtual program on Thursday, April 8 at 7 p.m. Patrons can find out all about the historical element of many of the Garden State's state parks. The program is hosted by Kevin Woyce and features ...

Crossroads Theatre Company To Celebrate Cicely Tyson During Annual Fundraiser

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Crossroads Theatre Company, which has been dedicated to creating and producing work that tells the stories of African Americans for 42 years, will celebrate the late Cicely Tyson during its annual fundraising gala.

A Night with Crossroads to be held on Thursday, May 20 at 7 p.m.

The event, which will be hosted by Tony Award winner Anika Noni Rose, will be held ...

Spotswood High School Jazz Band To Host Virtual Concert

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - Spotswood High School's Jazz Band is hosting its annual Jazz and Such concert virtually this year on Friday, April 9. The Jazz Band is under the direction of Spotswood High School Band Director Sarah Carino-Koza. The students have been working together since December with some student hybrid and others all virtual. For a taste of what's to come in the upcoming jazz ...


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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 ...

Middlesex College And Stockton University Sign Transfer Agreement

May 5, 2021

MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex College has signed a dual admission and transfer partnership agreement with Stockton University that will help students make a smooth transition from the two-year college to the Atlantic County school’s bachelor’s degree program. 

The five-year agreement strengthens the relationship between Stockton and Middlesex College by offering multiple ...

From Newsroom To State House: Award-Winning Journalist Greg Tufaro Named Diegnan's Chief Of Staff 

May 5, 2021

EDISON, NJ – Greg Tufaro, a lifelong Edison resident and award-winning journalist with more than three decades of experience, has recently traded his press pass for a state ID. Last month, Tufaro embarked on a new chapter in his professional career, taking on the role as chief of staff for Senator Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. (18th L.D.). 

"The opportunity to transition ...

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 ...

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Governor’s Budget Plan Would Boost Hearing Aid Reimbursement For Qualifying Older Adults & Individuals With Disabilities

May 6, 2021

Budget Would Increase Reimbursement from $100 to $500 Per Hearing Aid; Would be First Increase since 1987

(TRENTON) – Governor Phil Murphy’s budget plan for the fiscal year starting July 1 would significantly increase hearing aid purchase reimbursement available under the state’s Hearing Aid Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (HAAAD) program.

The HAAAD program provides ...

NJ Dentist and his Pit Bull Therapy Dog Give Back to Local Community

April 28, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- While Joseph DalBon, DMD, may be best known as a top-notch local dentist at the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, he is also the proud owner of a therapy dog. Dr. DalBon spoke with TAPintoTV about his Pit Bull puppy, Olivia, the services she provides to others in the community, and how he came to recognize her unique talents.

DalBon realized Olivia was ...