Blast of Laughter for a Cause: Autism Awareness

Sat, June 15
7:00 pm — 10:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 06/15/2019 7:00pm 06/15/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Blast of Laughter for a Cause: Autism Awareness

Blast of Laughter for a Cause: Autism Awareness is a comedy show fundraiser presented by WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do! A non-profit 5013c organization that supports families that have autistic and special needs children through advocacy, social play dates, resources, seminars, workshops, community support and family counseling. This event features Jonathan Martin, hosted by Koolbubba ...

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The Jaffe Briefing - August 21, 2019

The Jaffe Briefing will be on vacation Monday, August 26, returning Tuesday, Sept. 3

JERSEY CITY – You live here, and you just want to get some sleep. But the city is home to a growing number of Airbnb homes; the ideal place for penny-pinching tourists eager to flee the NYC hotel rates. The Record reports that Airbnb has hijacked many local neighborhoods, with tourists shining ...

The Jaffe Briefing - August 20, 2019

COLTS NECK – First, a word from America’s lousiest tipper. You may recall how state Sen. Declan O’Scanlon went on social media to out a customer at a Colts Neck restaurant who tipped only 74 cents on a $119 tab. Now, the tipper is telling the Asbury Park Press that he would have tipped even less, if that is possible. Even just a penny!  And why? The guy ...

The Jaffe Briefing - August 19, 2019

DOWN THE SHORE – The New York Times has this all-too-common move when it comes to its aloof coverage of New Jersey. It swoops in on an over-reported trend story, and writes it like it is the first time any of us heard about such “news.” Apparently, nothing happens officially in New Jersey until The New York Times deems it so. Anyway, why this rant? The newspaper of record ...

Rolling Stones in the Meadowlands: NJ TRANSIT Got It Right – Again!

NJ TRANSIT got it right – Again – during both of the Rolling Stones concerts held in the Meadowlands this month. Kudos to the agency and to the Governor’s office for stepping up again to find solutions to a very difficult situation.

When the Agency gets it right – it’s expected, and no one applauds. Of course, when issues occur, the Agency is challenged and too ...

Where Do We Start the Larger Conversation About Guns?

Let's talk about our rights and our freedoms.

How many were free to shop at a Wal-Mart last two Sundays ago without fear that El Paso copycat would announce himself with the staccato fire of an AR-15?

You saw the stampede in the theater district in New York City when a motorcycle backfired. And the evacuation of a Wal-Mart in Union because of a false report.

We may have freedoms, but ...

Sprinkle this on Your Watermelon: Chile Lime Salt

August 18, 2019

Give the sweet summer watermelon a whole new flavor profile with chile lime salt.

Marty Silverman, manager of Savory Spice Shop in Westfield, said the shop’s Peruvian Chile Lime Seasoning is a big seller.

The lime adds brightness and the chile gives the fruit it a savory kick. But don't underestimate the importance of salt in the combo.

“Growing up, my dad, brother and I ...

Rutgers Researchers Think Brown Fat Could Help Fight Obesity

August 21, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers and other scientists have discovered how brown fat, also known as brown adipose tissue, may help protect against obesity and diabetes. Their study in the journal Nature adds to our knowledge about the role of brown fat in human health and could lead to new medications for treating obesity and type 2 diabetes.

Brown fat is considered a heat organ. People have a ...

Rutgers Film About Truck Pollution Around Port Elizabeth Chosen For Festival

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - “Countdown to Cleaner Air: Street Scientists and the Fight for First Street” has been selected to be screened at the 2019 Global Public Health Film Festival. The festival is part of the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting and Expo, which is being held in Philadelphia on Nov. 2-6.

The film, which was created by filmmaker Christina ...

Long-time Head of Rutgers Eagleton Institute of Politics to Step Down

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ruth B. Mandel, who has served as director of Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics for 24 years, will step down Aug. 31, Rutgers–New Brunswick Chancellor Christopher J. Molloy has announced.

She will take a one-year research leave before returning to her role as Board of Governors Professor of Politics and Senior Scholar at CAWP.

Mandel joined ...

Grand Jury Hands Up a 30-Count Indictment in Dark Web Narcotic Trafficking Business

August 16, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Five people and two corporations have been named in a 30-count indictment regarding a multi-million-dollar enterprise responsible for manufacturing and distributing narcotics in New Jersey, New York and through the dark web.

Chester Anderson, 45, of South Brunswick, Jarrette Codd, 42, of Jamesburg, and Ronald MacCarty, 51, of Jackson in Ocean Township were indicted on ...

10th Annual 5K Run Honors Hillsborough Athlete

August 18, 2019

WHO:             Runners, exercise enthusiasts, family, friends and Hillsborough and surrounding  area community residents

WHAT:           The 10th Annual Jason’s Run,

WHERE:        Hillsborough Municipal ...

OPINION

Do you care about the Raritan Bay?

August 14, 2019

Send comments to NJDEP by August 23 to demand that they follow State regulations and deny the permits for the NESE Project.

We’re celebrating the return of whales and dolphins to the Raritan Bay after years of efforts to clean the waters have paid off. 

The shore economy is vital to New Jersey.

This is at risk from the proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) Project ...

Children’s Specialized Hospital Addresses Adverse Childhood Experiences for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Newark Thanks to Grant from the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey

August 19, 2019

The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey recently awarded Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation $90,000 in support of a new program at Children’s Specialized Hospital. The goal of this project, which is a partnership between Children’s Specialized Hospital and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, is to identify and support children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) ...

NJSFWC College District holding open house

August 8, 2019

The New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs (NJSFWC) of GFWC, with Headquarters in New Brunswick is actively looking for women to join its local clubs.

If you are interested in community service opportunities, making a difference in your community, leadership training, and in general looking to have fun, then a woman’s club is the right place for you. Through participation in ...

Popular Asbury Park Donut Shop Gains Both Neighborhood and National Success

August 16, 2019

ASBURY PARK, NJ – In our newest episode, HomeGrown visits Purple Glaze Donuts, an award-winning bakery on Summerfield Avenue. Open for four years in Asbury Park, the donuts are made by a mother and son team, and have already become a celebrated part of the community.

The shop opened in 2015 and began having success shortly thereafter. “We’ve slowly gotten the word out,” ...

Mustard Seed DR Holding Diaper & Supply Drive in Paterson to Benefit Orphaned & Disabled Children

NEW JERSEY -- Mustard Seed Children is holding a Diaper & Supply Drive event on Saturday, August 17 from 10am to 8pm at East Side High School in Paterson, New Jersey. East Side High School is located at 150 Park Avenue in Paterson. 

Mustard Seed Communities is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to caring for the most vulnerable populations throughout the developing ...

Newark VOICE Summit Highlights Advances in Audio Production, Podcasting & Voice Technology

NEWARK, NJ -- TAPintoTV recently attended the second annual VOICE Summit, the world’s largest voice-tech conference held on the campus of the New Jersey Institute of Technology. We spoke to audio post engineer Steve Lack about the changes in voice technology and how these new applications are changing the way we communicate. 

“This looks like the new frontier,” said ...

HomeGrown Discovers Wellness & Small Business Success in Asbury Park

ASBURY PARK, NJ – HomeGrown, an original series produced by TAPintoTV, travels to Asbury Park to learn how this small town blends the arts with independent businesses to create a colorful and creative hot spot down the shore.

HomeGrown host Stephanie Willoughby sat down with Troy Teeboom, Owner of Kur Wellness Studios, who founded his business in Asbury Park. Kur offers more than 100 ...