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Bill Protecting Small Businesses Who Received PPP Loans Signed into Law

May 17, 2021

TRENTON, NJ – In an effort to protect small businesses from additional taxes on their federal PPP loans, legislation sponsored by State Senator Troy Singleton to ensure forgiven loans are not subject to the New Jersey gross income tax was signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday. 

"Our small businesses have been pummeled over the past year. Many of our ...

Overwhelmed NJ Unemployment System Still Needs More Help, Commissioner Says

Special to TAPinto. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com.

NJ SPOTLIGHT-- The head of the state agency that handles unemployment benefits told lawmakers that over the last year staffing has been tripled and technology ...

Morris School District Now Hiring Bus Drivers

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris School District is looking for bus drivers. Anyone interested is encouraged to call the Transportation Department at the Morris School District at 973-292-2066.

Class B with P,S, and Air Brake endorsement is required. Pay is $30 per hour plus family benefits.

 

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Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Providing $35 Million in Aid to Restaurants

ATLANTIC CITY – Governor Phil Murphy signed into law A-5444, which provides $35 million in federal COVID-19 relief aid for restaurants throughout New Jersey. The bill – sponsored by Senators Vin Gopal and Joseph Lagana and Assembly Members Vincent Mazzeo, Pedro Mejia, Christopher Tully, and Louis Greenwald – provides aid to a particularly hard hit sector of New ...

Introducing MRA Tax Services

“Our goal is to simplify our clients’ tax preparation process and help them keep more of what they earn.“

MRA Tax Services, under the direction of Alison Cogan, CPA, Director of Tax Services, partners with businesses and individuals with income taxes, sales and payroll taxes, bookkeeping, business planning and sustainability.

MRA Tax Services uses cloud-based tax software ...

Parsippany Staples Offers Free Vaccination Card Lamination

PARSIPPANY, NJ - As vaccination availability continues to increase, Parsippany's Staples is offering free vaccination card lamination to protect your medical card for future use and reference. Staples is offering the lamination promotion without an end date, and does not require a coupon. Call the Parsippany Staples at (973) 541-0300. 

New Jersey Is 2021’s State with the 7th Highest Tax Burden: Study

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey was ranked as the seventh highest state with the overall tax burden with a 9.98% overall state tax according to personal finance website WalletHub’s  2021 Tax Burden by State report. Nearby New York was the highest taxed state in the nation.

What accounts for New Jersey's top 10 ranking? Property taxes.

"New Jersey has the third highest ...

Parsippany Businessman Selected for NJBIZ Leader in Finance Award

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Todd Smith, a local Parsippany businessman, was chosen to receive NJBIZ Magazine's 2021 Leaders in Finance Award.

The Leaders in Finance awards program celebrates New Jersey’s financial executives at all levels who contribute to the success of their companies as well as their community. Todd Smith joins an impressive ...

Parsippany Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Bare Elegance to Town

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Chamber of Commerce along with Municipal leaders welcomed Bare Elegance to Parsippany on Sunday March 21st.

Bare Elegance specializes in electrolysis, a method of permanent hair removal.

They are located at 239 New Road in Parsippany. 

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Politics do not have a place in these SRO agreement negotiations.  

June 14, 2021

I was disappointed to read the Mayor's press release putting  politics above our duty to Parsippany’s students.  

Politics do not have a place in these SRO agreement negotiations.  

I have always put our community first, having spent 15 years on the school board, five and a half years as Board President, 25 years as president of our Little League ...

Disappointed that Politics Has Entered the Serious Discussion Surrounding Parsippany's Students

Disclaimer…Timothy Berrios is a member of the Parsippany Troy-Hills Board of Education and is speaking for himself and not speaking on behalf of the board.

 

I am extremely disappointed and embarrassed that politics has entered into a discussion about a serious situation as relates to this important program for the Parsippany School Children.  I guess it would help if the ...

The Township Needs to Reconsider Cutting Shared Services for School Resource Officers and Class III Officers

Disclaimer…Timothy Berrios is a member of the Parsippany Troy-Hills Board of Education and is speaking for himself and not speaking on behalf of the board.

As a proud member of your Board of Education, I am often asked what some of my proudest moments on the board are. 

There have been so many, but there were two that stand out.  One in the Spring of 2016 and the other in ...

Bob Hugin Named As Next Chair of NJGOP

June 10, 2021

SUMMIT, NJ – Jack Ciattarelli, the Republican candidate for New Jersey governor, today announced his support for businessman and former candidate for U.S. Senate Bob Hugin as the next chair of the NJGOP. Ciattarelli released the following statement:

“Bob Hugin is a self-made successful businessman, Marine Corps veteran, and the best possible leader for the NJGOP at this time.

TAPinto's 2021 General Election Policies

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Severe National Blood Shortage, Local Donors Urgently Needed

New Jersey Blood Services has announced a blood emergency, with a 3-day blood supply. The long term impact of the pandemic has resulted in a year of virtually no youth first-time donors, 3000 fewer blood drives and 100,000 donors that have yet to return to donate since before the pandemic. Complicating matters, recently there has been a surge in blood usage as ...

Downtown Denville After Dark June 11th

Downtown Denville wants to welcome shoppers, diners & commerce back. The district will host Downtown Denville After Dark, a flagship family experience featuring live music from New Power Soul, a leading NJ cover band playing hits from all decades. The event is sponsored by Lakeland Bank This Friday June 11, 5:30pm.

 

Broadway, the main corridor in downtown, will be closed to ...

Atlantic Medical Group doses first patient in U.S. for new gene therapy for phenylketonuria

MORRISTOWN, NJ – JUNE 2021 – A geneticist with Atlantic Health System’s physician network, Atlantic Medical Group, recently treated the first patient in the United States in a clinical trial with a genetic therapy developed by BioMarin, designed to help patients who are not able to metabolize phenylalanine, an amino acid found in nearly all proteins.

Darius Adams, MD, medical ...

The New Jersey Centers of Physical Therapy Launch COVID Rehabilitation Program

The New Jersey Centers of Physical Therapy Launch COVID-19 Rehabilitation Program

 

Riverdale, NJ — Adding to its list of groundbreaking physical therapy programs, The New Jersey Centers of Physical Therapy (NJCPT) launches its COVID-19 Rehabilitation Program. The organization designed a resourceful and dynamic rehabilitation process by professionals who have successfully battled ...

Passaic Valley High School Celebrates 80 Years of Excellence with Mayors Panel

June 9, 2021

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Executive Producer of East Main Media and TAPintoTV, Brian Brodeur, hosted a panel discussion to celebrate Passaic Valley Regional High School’s 80 Years of Excellence.

The panel was moderated by Alexandra Paese, Passaic Valley Class of 2021, and consisted of Totowa Mayor, John Coiro, Passaic Valley Class of 1977, Little Falls Mayor James Damiano, Passaic Valley Class ...

Restaurants Offer Entertainment, Outdoor Spaces to Bring Back Diners

June 14, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Indoor dining is back at full capacity in restaurants around the Garden State. But while some diners have been eager to get back inside, many have gotten out of the habit, and some still eye gathering maskless indoors with trepidation.

To woo diners back, some restaurants are turning to enhanced outdoor spaces, live entertainment and good old-fashioned fun.

Khris Raina, ...

Candidate Statement: Justin Musella Running for Parsippany Town Council

June 4, 2021

Residents of Parsippany,

So far, this campaign has been the experience of a lifetime with thousands of doors knocked, many different conversations being had, and friendships made that will last a lifetime. The positive vision for Parsippany that so many residents have can become a reality with the right leadership in place. With all this said however, there are many in our town that are ...

Randolph School Board Votes to Remove Names of All Holidays From Calendar

June 12, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ — The Randolph Board of Education voted unanimously to remove the names of all holidays from the school calendar, and plans to simply call everything “Day Off.” The decision shocked those who were left in attendance, after many others had walked out or been asked to leave by security from a raucous public audience that had reached 125 people at ...

How To Increase Customer Engagement

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The main goal of any advertising campaign is to engage with customers as effectively and often as possible. You want them to see your business and remember the name while creating a positive relationship with them.  Creating an engagement marketing strategy is how your business can stay at the forefront of your audience’s mind and generate business from them ...

TAPinto's Featured Marketing Partner: Edison Heating and Cooling

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Local communities are TAPinto’s specialty, and when it comes to marketing your business to these small areas, few places are better to partner with.

That’s why Mike Iarrapino, CEO of Edison Heating and Cooling, chose to market with TAPinto and continues to do so nearly seven years later.

“I decided to partner with TAPinto because they reached Edison ...

Take Time To Get Lost In A Story: 5 Book Genres For You To Enjoy

Just as exercising is good for physical health, flexing your mental muscles is vital - especially as you age. Reading daily is a wonderful way to give your brain a workout. It stimulates your imagination, engages your concentration and memory, and allows you to learn something new.

Whether you prefer holding a book, using a tablet, or listening to audiobooks, diving into stories you enjoy is ...

Recipe Swaps: 6 Healthier Versions of Classic Cakes

Incorporating healthier meal choices into our daily lives is a great way to stay committed to overall wellness. These healthy options aren’t only available for your main course - desserts like indulgent cakes can easily retain all of the flavors while focusing on healthy ingredients. If you’re eager to swap some traditional ingredients like refined sugar and flour, fats, and added ...

Sprinkler System on the Fritz? Tips and Tricks for What to Fix and When to Call

Outdoor sprinkler system on the fritz with summer around the corner? Here are seven tips and tricks for fixing it yourself and when to call the pros.

Assess and Adjust Sprinkler Heads
The first clue to any sprinkler system problem is usually a sprinkler head that’s not performing optimally. Maybe it won’t raise or lower, it’s spraying unevenly, or it’s not spraying the ...

Upgrade Your Patio for Under $100

As the weather warms up and we all head outside, you may be envisioning an updated patio space to gather with your friends and family. While some outdoor items can be pricey, many simple updates are budget-friendly while making a big impact. If you’re ready to transform your outdoor space without spending a fortune, here are five of the best ways to get started.

Solar Lights

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Celebrate Dad with These 4 Fun Ideas

With Father’s Day fast approaching and the possibility of gatherings and parties becoming more likely in many areas, the time is perfect for a celebration that highlights Dad’s favorites and creates a lasting memory for family and friends. If you’re eager to plan something special, here are four ways to celebrate Dad that your guests won’t soon forget!

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Shop Your Home for Living Room Décor Updates

Planning to host an event includes prepping your spaces - cleaning, decorating, designing - if it’s not in the cards to overhaul your living room décor this year, you don’t have to give up on a new look entirely. Shop your home for items that need a new life in your living room; sometimes, a change of location is all that you need to highlight beloved treasures by pulling them ...

Fresh Air and Fitness: 4 Outdoor Workouts for Every Level

Fresh air and fitness – a great combination for any wellness routine! As the weather warms up, consider adding some outdoor workouts to your regular exercise regimen. New surroundings can often make the same moves feel more challenging and exciting, so heading out to your backyard is an easy way to refresh any routine that’s starting to feel repetitive. Here are four great outdoor ...

Spa Day at Home: How to Choose the Best Face Mask for Your Skin

More than ever, home skincare routines are the best way to take advantage of spa-quality products to give you clear, glowing, refreshed skin. Face masks are a great addition to any skincare routine, and regular use (2-3 times per week), can make a noticeable impact on your skin’s health. For everything you need to know when choosing a face mask, read on!

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