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The Jaffe Briefing - July 10, 2020

TOMS RIVER – Even before all those Halloween pop-up stores begin cropping up next month – for those who must absolutely have their costumes really, really early – there is already some COVID-related Halloween news to report: the announcement of the first parade being canceled because of this damn pandemic. The big fun in Toms River – typically attracting 100,000 or so ...

The Jaffe Briefing - July 9, 2020

TRENTON – No surprise that not everyone is on board with Gov. Phil Murphy’s mandate for all of us to wear masks outside. Of course, there are some concerned Republicans, who’ve been known to fire off a press release, or maybe two, just to be critical of anything. And there’s lawmakers like Sen. Michael Doherty (R-Warren), representing some of our state’s most rural ...

The Jaffe Briefing - July 8, 2020

STATEWIDE – With all these live high school graduations planned for tonight, it’s time to let loose. Just don’t even think of releasing a balloon, or be prepared for the stiff consequences. Besides the shame and disdain of all your neighbors and friends, a proposed law could also slap you silly with a $1,000 fine if you let one fly. Why such harshness? Balloons float out to ...

The Jaffe Briefing - July 7, 2020

STATEWIDE – Likely the only ones in New Jersey who know its “Primary Day” are the people on the ballot and those stuck counting the votes over the next days and weeks. This is the postponed primary from June, you may or may not recall, and includes very little drama, such as who will get New Jersey’s Democratic nod to run for president. (No, not you, Sanders) Much more ...

The Jaffe Briefing - June 30, 2020

The Jaffe Briefing will be on vacation beginning Wednesday, July 1, returning Tuesday, July 7

TRENTON – Um, perhaps we started celebrating too soon. Minutes after yesterday’s Jaffe Briefing was sent to more than 26,000 subscribers – with full-throated excitement that restaurants and bars would reopen for indoor table service starting Thursday – Gov. Phil Murphy did a ...

The Jaffe Briefing - June 29, 2020

The Jaffe Briefing will be on vacation beginning Wednesday, July 1, returning Tuesday, July 7

STATEWIDE – Today is the day. Finally. After months of more waiting, and many, many hours of extra parallel parking, 17-year-old kids can finally take their road test to get a driver’s license. Yet, if they expect to nail the test and zoom on out of the MVC, there is still some more ...

NJ Farmers Markets Adjust to New Way of Shopping During Pandemic

July 10, 2020

NEW JERSEY — As New Jersey moves into new phases of reopening after the COVID-19 lockdown, farmers markets are adapting to our new socially distanced “normal.”  

In towns across the state, market managers have implemented new business practices to keep both vendors and customers safe. Designated as essential businesses early in the pandemic, some expanded their footprint ...

Rutgers Researchers: Asthma Does Not Seem to Increase the Severity of COVID-19

July 9, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Asthma does not appear to increase the risk for a person contracting COVID-19 or influence its severity, according to a team of Rutgers researchers.

“Older age and conditions such as heart disease, high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes and obesity are reported risk factors for the development and progression of COVID-19,” said ...

Rutgers Will Play All-Big Ten Conference Schedule - If Football Resumes in September

A Big Ten Conference ruling Thursday is providing some hope for Rutgers football fans who are eager to see Greg Schiano’s return to the Scarlet Knights’ sidelines in September.

Big Ten officials announced that their athletic programs would play a conference-only schedule for all fall sports.

"We are facing uncertain and unprecedented times, and the health, safety and ...

Rutgers, Named for a Slave Owner, Will Keep its Name, Says University's First Black President

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Even in this era where statues of explorers are being dismantled, schools named after presidents are being rebranded and sports teams are replacing racially insensitive nicknames, don't expect Rutgers to change its name.

The subject was raised to new university president Jonathan Holloway at a news conference on Monday at Winants Hall - the very building Rutgers' ...

Police Searching For Missing Old Bridge Man

July 9, 2020

OLD BRIDGE, NJ – Police are searching for a 49-year-old man who was last seen leaving his home in the Lakeridge section of the township at about 10 a.m. Sunday.

Edward Hussey, 49, has blue eyes, a shaved head and stands about 5 feet 11 inches tall. He weighs about 200 pounds and wears a baseball hat, according to Old Bridge Police.

Hussey drives a burgundy red 2011 Honda Pilot with ...

Police Investigate Murder of Man Found Shot on Street Where He Lived

July 9, 2020

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ  -  Alerted by a 911 call reporting gunfire, police found a 27-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound on Village Drive, the same street where he lived, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Lifesaving efforts were made by police and emergency medical personnel who transported the victim to a nearby hospital, where he was ...


Local Cannabis Advocate Releases “Cannabis 101” E-book on Controversial Drug

July 8, 2020


Local Cannabis Advocate Releases “Cannabis 101” E-book on Controversial Drug


EAST BRUNSWICK- Cannabis advocate and writer Daniel Ulloa has released an e-book on marijuana called “Cannabis 101”.

Ulloa is Vice President of Communications for the Latino Action Network, which he represents on the NJ CAN 2020 campaign, which seeks to pass the New ...

Parker CEO Prays for Peace, Compassion, Tolerance, and Greater Justice

June 22, 2020

These have been challenging months for long-term care communities, as we strive to ensure the health and safety of our Elders, patients and staff in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

While we remain focused on that situation and providing the highest quality care possible, this is a critical moment in our nation to take pause and comment on the violent incidents we have experienced these ...

NJ Accountant and Tax Coach Explains How Strategic Planning Can Save Businesses Money

July 9, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur spoke with Ethan Hundley, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Tax Coach (CTC) about his firm and how he can help clients proactively structure their taxes to save money.  Brodeur and Hundley spoke via video conference from East Main Media’s studio, which has been reconfigured to accommodate ...

Drummer and Zappa Trust Archivist Joe Travers Hosts DW Drums Playlist Party LIve on YouTube

LOS ANGELES, CA -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, spoke with drummer and Zappa Trust archivist Joe Travers about his new YouTube channel and a special YouTube streaming program he’ll be hosting on Thursday, July 9th for DW Drums. 

Travers, known as the “Vaultmeister,” continues to work closely with Ahmet Zappa and the Zappa Trust to bring remastered and ...

NJ Recording Studio Sets New Standard for Producing Safe Sessions During the Pandemic

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- What does the new normal of music production and recording look like in the time of COVID-19? David Amlen and Tony Drootin of Sound on Sound Studios, a full-service recording facility in Montclair, NJ, spoke with TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur about how they are safely getting back to business. 

Upon deciding to reopen, Amlen and Drootin walked through the ...

South Orange NJ Small Business Owner Navigates Pandemic with Strong Community Support

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -- Cat Fisher, owner of Sadie’s and Kitchen a la Mode, two shops in downtown South Orange, spoke with Stephanie Willoughby about how her small businesses survived during the COVID-19 pandemic with the support of her community behind her. 

Sadie’s is a women’s and men’s clothing store that focuses on ethical and philanthropic brands and Kitchen a la ...

NJ Guitarist & Composer Discusses Scoring for Music Libraries, TV and Film

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Brian Brodeur spoke with New Jersey composer and sound designer Louis Gentile about his career creating scores for digital music libraries, television and film productions. Brodeur and Gentile spoke via video conference from East Main Media’s studio in Little Falls, NJ, which was reconfigured to accommodate remote interviews due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gentile has ...

Experience Revolutionary War History at The Dey Mansion: George Washington’s Headquarters

WAYNE, NJ -- In honor of Independence Day, TAPintoTV is revisiting our piece from last year on the Dey Mansion, one of several locations in New Jersey which served as General George Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolutionary War. 

The Dey Mansion was the home of Theunis and Hester Dey, and was built around 1770. Ten years later, Theunis, who was the Colonel of the Bergen ...