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The Jaffe Briefing - March 31, 2020

STATEWIDE – Beginning at 8 a.m. this morning, perhaps you were one of those people lining up to buy a gun. That’s because – according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security – gun stores are, once again, “essential services” in New Jersey. (Two of the most inconsistent terms ever: “Homeland Security” and “Gun Sales.”) Indeed, in ...

The Jaffe Briefing - March 30, 2020

EWING – The state Legislature has passed numerous laws to help protect New Jerseyans from coronavirus. But lawmakers are missing one; and we already have a name for it: “The 54-year-old Ewing Township Man Bill.” Our proposed law is in direct response to the 54-year-old Ewing Township resident who decided to throw a big “Corona Party” on Friday night, with 47 ...

The Jaffe Briefing - March 27, 2020

TRENTON – Of all the doom and gloom in the economy, at least the state Labor Department employees are getting a wistful chuckle at the mountain of unemployment requests suddenly dumped on their plate. How, exactly, will they be able to process this immediate 1,500% spike in requests, as nearly 156,000 New Jerseyans found themselves promptly dismissed from work in the past week? Who ...

The Jaffe Briefing - March 25, 2020

STATEWIDE – So, why are liquor stores deemed an “essential service?” Everyone knows the obvious answer in these jittery times, but the Record actually found a serious academic who can make it all sound nice and legit. The newspaper went all the way to Johns Hopkins University to find a nice bow-tied fellow to explain how boozing it up is all about “public ...

The Jaffe Briefing - March 24, 2020

TRENTON – For years, curmudgeons have sat on park benches, yelling into their newspapers about how the state should just stop spending money. Well, now these geezers have gotten their wish, with New Jersey freezing $920 million for the rest of the fiscal year as tax collections have dried up. So, as these guys give each other a high-five, as they yell at the birds, the state is holding back ...

Get Inspired by this Quarantine Collection of Virtual Classes

March 30, 2020

This story first ran on TAPinto South Plainfield.

After just a few days of being home and unable to report to her job at the Today Show, South Plainfield resident Katie Stilo took to social media, launching an Instagram page designed to bring culinary professionals — and amateur cooks — together, virtually. 

A culinary producer and food stylist for the NBC morning ...

Labor Union Demands Rutgers Shut Down Libraries

March 19, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A union representing librarians and some 8,500 other faculty members, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers at Rutgers has sent a letter to the school demanding the university shut down campus libraries.

According to a press release provided to TAPinto New Brunswick by Rutgers AAUP-AFT, the union is calling for the 13 Rutgers libraries to switch entirely to online ...

Rutgers Professor Tests Positive For Coronavirus

NEW BRUNSWICK,  NJ - A biomedical engineering professor at Rutgers–New Brunswick has tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19.

The news of what is believed to be the first positive case in the Rutgers community was announced in a statement from Anthony Calcado, the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Rutgers.

According to the statement,  test results were ...

For Rutgers Students Staying Behind, There Are Food Options

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For the 3,000 or so Rutgers students who will be staying behind while the rest of their classmates leave in a university-mandated shutdown, there will be plenty of food options.

The university's Division of Student Affairs has sent a letter to students letting them that Busch and Brower Faculty and Staff Dining Rooms will be open for students with meal plans, ...

4th NJ ShopRite Employee Diagnosed with COVID-19; Store Adjusts Operations

March 30, 2020

OLD BRIDGE, NJ - The Shop Rite of Old Bridge store in the Fairway Plaza on Route 9 has reported a confirmed case of COVID-19 Saturday.

ShopRite stores in Newark, Morristown and Garwood had reported confirmed cases of COVID-19 last week.

The Old Bridge store implemented immediate changes, including a 70 percent reduction in the number of customers allowed in the store at one time and ...


Letter to the Editor: Central Jersey Needs Diapers

March 19, 2020

Dear Friends, 

Today, I spoke with a struggling single mother in tears.  This morning, she visited three stores with her infant, unable to find formula anywhere.  She did not have the funds available last week to stock up on essentials in preparation for our current situation.  The mother was panicked on the phone.  As a mother myself, I feel deeply for ...

Woodbridge Seniors Moved to Care One in Whippany

March 27, 2020

WOODBRIDGE, NJ – All 79 patients of the St. Joseph’s Senior Home, in Woodbridge, were safely moved to CareOne in Whippany, Morris County on Wednesday, March 25, thanks to the collaboration of Middlesex County, Woodbridge Township, and the State of New Jersey.


The New Jersey Department of Health requested the transfer on Tuesday evening following an outbreak of ...

Opinion: Puerto Rico: Poised to End America’s Foreign Drug Dependence

March 27, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic exposes a surprising fact: Ninety-percent of all antibiotics, common cold and flu, and pain-relief medications found in America’s medicine cabinets are made in China, not the United States.

America’s largest pharmaceutical companies now outsource to China the manufacture of 90 percent of brand name and generic antibiotics, aspirin, and ibuprofen sold in the ...

TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove Publisher Reflects on the Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic

March 31, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- As part our ongoing coronavirus coverage in New Jersey, Cheryl Brown, the Publisher of TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove, spoke with Brian Brodeur of TAPintoTV about the effects of the pandemic on daily life in her community. 

Both Verona and Cedar Grove are located in Essex County, New Jersey, which currently has the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in the state.

On the Ground in Nutley, New Jersey: the Community Impact of Coronavirus Outbreak

LITTLE FALLS & NUTLEY, NJ -- John Lee, Publisher of TAPinto Nutley, spoke with Brian Brodeur of TAPintoTV to report on how the coronavirus pandemic has affected the town of Nutley, New Jersey. On March 21, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy issued orders to close non-essential businesses and dictated strong social distancing guidelines statewide. This piece was recorded on March 24, 2020 and ...

TAPinto Provides Platform for Local Businesses to Communicate to Customers and Community During Pandemic

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Michael Shapiro, CEO & Publisher of TAPinto.net, spoke with Brian Brodeur of East Main Media, about ways local businesses can continue to communicate with both customers and the community during the coronavirus crisis. 

In this segment taken from TAPintoTV’s weekly Sunday morning show on News 12+, Shapiro spoke with Brodeur via video conference from his home ...

TAPinto CEO Speaks About the Impact of Local News During Coronavirus Pandemic

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Michael Shapiro, CEO & Publisher of TAPinto.net, spoke with Brian Brodeur of East Main Media this week to share how TAPinto has been an invaluable source of information for readers seeking local news to learn how the coronavirus pandemic has affected their own communities. 

Shapiro, who lives in Broward County, Florida, reports that his county is one of the ...

Steve Adubato Examines Ways to Prepare Students for the Business Element of E-Sports

NEW JERSEY -- Neil Malvone, Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Caldwell University, recently appeared on One-on-One with Steve Adubato, where he spoke about the booming e-sport gaming industry and the university’s new program to prepare students for careers in that growing field. 

“The studies are telling us that e-sports will be a billion dollar industry by the end of ...

Expert Advice on Managing Anxiety and Stress During the Coronavirus Pandemic

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV recently spoke with clinical psychologist, Meryl Dorf, Ph.D. about how we can maintain our mental health and manage our anxieties during the coronavirus pandemic. 

“There’s a lot that we can’t control and spending our time thinking and worrying about that fuels the anxiety,” said Dorf, “but focusing on the things that we can ...