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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Take a moment and find out how to get more from TAP into Mountainside, and see how easy it is to get up-to-the-minute news about everything going on in the community: news, sports, politics, education, events and more.

Also, use us to place classified ads, calendar events, and business listings by simply clicking  "Log in / Submit Content" at the top of any TAP page.  It's that easy.  After you sign up, you can put your classified, event, or business on our site.

But there's even more. You can also submit press releases, articles, and photographs for TAP to consider.  Whether it's sports, school activities, or community events, you can  share your news with your neighbors in Mountainside. Simply, go to "Log in / Submit Content" and submit your story and photos.

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Now, how can you help TAP?

  1. Sign up for our FREE daily newsletter to get the most important stories and local events sent to your inbox. You can also sign up for breaking news alerts, so you never miss a thing. Just enter your email address at www.tapinto.net/enews. When your daily newsletter arrives, be sure to click on the email to see all the articles from the previous day. One or more will surely catch your eye.
  2. Visit our homepage www.tapinto.net/towns/mountainside daily to read the newest columns, letters to the editor and features like the daily calendar, police blotter, schools, sports, and daily feature articles.
  3. Follow us on Facebook at TAP into Mountainside and Twitter at @MountainsideTAP for bonus photos and videos and to join in the conversation with your neighbors. (Be sure you check off "Get Notifications" to see our posts in your feed.)
  4. Post letters to the editor, press releases, calendar listings, lost pets, classifieds and real estate listings and add your business listing to our directory. Just click “submit content” and sign up to start submitting. Visit www.tapinto.net/pages/how-to-tap for a brief Power Point presentation on how to TAP.
  5. Click on our ads! These are fantastic local businesses that have chosen to support TAP into Mountainside, making it possible for us provide you with free news. Take a moment to find out about all they have to offer and patronize them when you can.
  6. Send us news tips! We love to tell the stories.. Email editor Bobbie Peer at bpeer@tapinto.net with your tips and ideas.
  7. Are you an aspiring journalist in high school or college? Email bpeer@tapinto.net to learn more about our internship program. 
  8. Are you a business looking for marketing exposure in our community? Contact us, TAP has several advertising options that can fit into your budget.  Email bpeer@tapinto.net.

So, what are you waiting for? Get started  today with a free account, and keep tabs on what is happening in our community.

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Fri, February 23

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February 18, 2018

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Dear Editor:

As a 26-year-old Scotch Plains resident who cares more about the well-being of our town than about local politics, I am extremely disappointed that the Scotch Plains Democratic Committee leadership has decided to abandon Colleen Mahr in her run for Chair of the Union County Democratic Committee.

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