TAPintoTV Top Stories

April 18, 2019

NEW YORK, NY -- Jaguar USA, based in Mahwah, New Jersey, was the recipient of the top three World Car Awards at the New York International Auto Show this year for the same model, the Jaguar I-PACE. Entirely electric and in the SUV category, the Jaguar I-PACE received the awards for World Car of ...

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TOTOWA, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with staff members at the Totowa Public Library at the recent “Mind and Body Expo” to learn about the many events and community services frequently hosted at the library. “It’s a chance for everybody to come out and learn more about themselves,” said Philip ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ -- TAPintoTV spoke with TJ Hoffmann, Producer of “Roadie: My Documentary,” which won “Best Home Grown Documentary Feature” at the 2019 Garden State Film Festival. The film looks back at Hoffmann’s 20 year career as a roadie, and incorporates his personal video archives starting with ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Deke Sharon, considered the “father of contemporary a cappella,” joined New Jersey’s top choral experts at James Caldwell High School for the annual Jersey Harmony Explosion festival, held every winter. High school and middle school students from across New Jersey spent the ...

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TOTOWA, NJ -- On Saturday, April 6, at the Totowa Public Library, The Anxiety & Depression Initiative presented the “Fitness for Mind and Body Expo,” to provide opportunities for the local community to discover ways to be physically active in order to support wellness of both the body and ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ -- Be Home Soon, an official selection of the 2019 Garden State Film Festival, focuses on a day in the life of a woman as she prepares for her husband to come home. TAPintoTV spoke with Writer/Director Keith Armonaitis and Actor Heather O’Scanlon about the world premiere of the film ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ -- This year, the Garden State Film Festival board selected The Bird Catcher to be shown at the festival’s opening night gala. TAPintoTV spoke with one of the producers of The Bird Catcher, Lisa Black, a New Jersey native, about the film and her experience at this year’s ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ -- David W. Schoner, Jr., the Associate Director of the New Jersey Film & TV Commission, spoke with TAPintoTV at this year’s Garden State Film Festival about the new state tax incentive programs available to filmmakers and producers. Last year, the Murphy Administration ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ -- Donna Garban and Kate Jacobs, Co-Owners of Little City Books, an independent bookstore on Bloomfield Street in Hoboken, spoke with TAPintoTV about their support of Read Across America and upcoming events, such as the inaugural Hoboken Literary Weekend in April. Read Across ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -- TAPintoTV recently visited the Montclair History Center and took a tour of the Crane House and Historic YWCA. The building dates from 1796, when Israel Crane built it as his family home, and in 1920, it was purchased by the local YWCA as a boarding house and cultural hub for ...

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NEW JERSEY -- A new game show on truTV called “Paid Off with Michael Torpey” offers relief from student debt to its winners. Actor and Host, Michael Torpey, appeared on One-on-One with Steve Adubato to discuss the very real problem of outstanding college loan debt and how his show attempts to ...

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PATERSON, NJ -- The Mustard Seed Children’s 11th Annual Dinner Dance Gala will be held on March 9th at the Valley Regency in Clifton, beginning at 7pm. The event is a fundraiser for the Mustard Seed Community in the Dominican Republic, which supports orphan children with both physical and mental ...

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WAYNE, NJ -- In honor of Presidents Day, TAPintoTV visited 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 ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -- This Saturday, February 16 at Buzz Aldrin Middle School, you can have the chance to watch all of the short films nominated for Academy Awards. The “Oscar Shorts: Celebrate the Underdog” Film Festival is marking its 10th year of showing these short films, which is prior to the Oscar ...

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Valentine’s Day is widely known as the day of the year when love is celebrated, and indeed, February has been a month of romance for centuries. The St. Valentine’s Day we observe today evolved both from ancient Roman and early Christian history. There are many legends about who St. Valentine ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ -- Today, we look back at our conversation from 2018 with Clifton Mayor James Anzaldi at a Regional Chamber of Commerce event. TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur discusses with the Mayor how Clifton is a great place to live and why businesses can also expect a very friendly ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- You may think of The GRAMMYs as an awards ceremony honoring the music industry, but did you also know that there are GRAMMY Museums located around the country, and one is right here in New Jersey? The GRAMMY Museum Experience at the Prudential Center, located in Newark, is the ...

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WAYNE, NJ - At this year’s Women’s Wellness Expo, TAPintoTV spoke with Lois Solomon, who has been fighting metastatic breast cancer. Solomon shared the story of her diagnosis and how she is managing this disease on a daily basis. Solomon said the first symptom she noticed was a bad cough, and ...

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WAYNE, NJ -- On Carrie Duane-Basham’s 40th birthday, she made an appointment for a mammogram. The results from that test were clear. Then the next year, a lump was felt, she went to the doctor, had a diagnostic mammogram and biopsy, and was found to have cancer. “I went from a clean mammogram to ...

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WAYNE, NJ -- Susan G. Komen North Jersey, the Passaic County Department of Health, and the Board of Chosen Freeholders partnered to present the Women’s Wellness Expo, held at Passaic County Technical Institute. At the Expo, volunteers and speakers who have been diagnosed with metastatic breast ...

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Tonight, on the occasion of the 96th “State of the Union,” TAPintoTV looks back at the history of the annual address. The basis for the State of the Union can be found in Article 2 of the U.S. Constitution, and indeed, in 1790, George Washington delivered the first address, which was then known ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV spoke with Dr. Angela Cristini of The Mobile Food Lab at this year’s NJEA Convention. The Mobile Food Lab is a converted school bus repurposed to teach students about food literacy. Dr. Cristini is a Professor of Biology at Ramapo College, one of several partners who ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Today, Cory Booker, Senator from New Jersey, announced that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president in 2020. Senator Booker notified supporters of his bid for president via email and through his social media channels, and released an accompanying video. “I believe that ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- We continue our coverage of the annual NJEA Convention by speaking with Maker Depot, a makerspace facility in Totowa, NJ, where kids can create and build objects of their own design. Michael Franchino, Co-founder of Maker Depot, spoke with TAPintoTV about the maker movement and ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- As part of our continuing coverage of the NJEA Convention in Atlantic City, we turn the spotlight onto Bedtime Math. We spoke to Bedtime Math about the playful math stories and problems they share to help kids love and understand math in real life. “We’re all about making ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV spoke with Liberty Hall Museum at this year’s NJEA Convention to learn about their educational programs for students and teachers in New Jersey. Located in Union, NJ on the campus of Kean University, the museum offers hands-on experiential learning for students ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ—East Main Media today announced the launch of TAPintoTV, an online video channel highlighting topics of interest in New Jersey, New York, and beyond. TAPintoTV is off the ground and has been posting content for several months, including videos featuring Emmy award-winning PBS host, ...

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