Press Releases

May 20, 2020

Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors.  TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and affordable way to honor your graduate.  You can submit a note of congratulations, highlight achievements and submit photos.  Your Milestone post will be ...

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TRENTON, NJ –  New Jerseyans enrolled in the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will be able to use their benefits to order groceries online starting next week.  Online shopping will be available through Amazon and participating Walmarts, ShopRites and The Fresh Grocers. NJ ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Over the past few weeks, Governor Phil Murphy has introduced what has become the state’s new, unofficial motto to implore residents to follow social distancing orders: Don’t be a knucklehead.  Now, the New Jersey State Democratic Committee is launching a campaign asking residents ...

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TAPinto is rolling out a new content marketing feature as a part of our participation in The Branded Content Project -- a partnership between the Facebook Journalism Project, the Local Media Association and the Local Media Consortium. The new feature will enable businesses, nonprofits and others ...

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The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Planning and Economic Development are conducting two surveys to better understand the needs of Passaic County businesses and non-profit organizations after the New Jersey stay-at-home Executive Order was executed in response to ...

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Secretary of State Tahesha Way announced today that more than 60 percent of New Jersey households have responded to the 2020 U.S. Census, even as the U.S. Census Bureau has delayed some of its operations to protect the health and safety of its staff and the public due to the COVID-19 crisis. New ...

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CLIFTON -  As businesses start thinking about how and when to reopen, they should also think about the water that’s been sitting in the building’s internal water system for weeks or even months. To help protect their employees and visitors, it’s important to flush the building’s internal ...

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April 22 marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Amid the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and its extraordinary impact on the health, economic and social well-being of our state, Earth Day is a historic milestone deserving of celebration and sustained action. It also is an ...

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Passaic Valley Water Commission crew is repairing a possible water main break at the corner of Spring Street and Elliot Street in Passaic. Customers in the area may experience discolored water, poor pressure, or possibly no water while repairs are made. Traffic detours are expected.   

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TRENTON, NJ– As New Jersey residents are adhering to strict social distancing guidelines put into place to help flatten the curve of the of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s evident there is work that can be done from home to help our community, state and nation. From patronizing businesses by ordering ...

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PATERSON, NJ - A Paterson printing company is among the small businesses across the country that have shifted production efforts to aid in the fight against COVID-19. New Jersey, like many states, remains under a shelter-in-place order that has kept non-essential businesses shut, causing record ...

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With schools closed for the rest of the academic and students missing out on a number of milestones, including kindergarten, eighth grade, high school, and college graduations,TAPinto Paterson is offering parents of local students the opportunity to share their child's achievement with our ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - The Passaic Valley Water Commission reported that a contractor hit a water line on Valley Road Tuesday. Customers in the area may experience discolored water, poor pressure, or possibly no water.  For more information about Passaic Valley Water Commission and COVID-19, please visit ...

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PATERSON, NJ - The Passaic Valley Water Commission is on site repairing a service leak on East 19th street between 8th and 9th avenues. Customers on this block will be without water until about 2:00 p.m. Wednesday.

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CARDINAL JOSEPH W. TOBIN, C.Ss.R., TO JOIN BISHOPS NATIONWIDE IN RECONSECRATION OF NATION TO MARY, MOTHER OF THE CHURCH All invited to participate in livestreamed prayer service, May 1 at 3 p.m. NEWARK, NJ - Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, C.Ss.R., Archbishop of Newark, will join with U.S. and ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan New Jersey, which serves Essex, Hudson and Passaic Counties, is seeing as many patients as possible amidst the chaos of the Covid-19 outbreak. Three of the affiliate's five health centers remain open to patients seeking reproductive health care, by ...

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TRENTON, N.J. (April 22, 2020) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) today launched its New Jersey Entrepreneur Support Program to help Garden State entrepreneurs with limited funding navigate COVID-19-related cashflow constraints by giving them access to capital from investors ...

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PATERSON, NJ  – The United Way of Passaic County has received a $50,000 donation from L3Harris Technologies as part of the company’s effort to support COVID-19 relief and recovery efforts around the world. “The Passaic County community is overwhelmed during this unprecedented time of crisis, and ...

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The Citizens Campaign Unveils Coronavirus Community-Wide Response Plan Says “it provides needed boots on the ground” The Citizens Campaign today unveiled its plan to strengthen community response to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) in order to tap our community spirit and resources so we can safely ...

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The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) will soon implement its Energy Efficiency Proposal as required by the Clean Energy Act (CEA) and Energy Master Plan (EMP). Final Board action is anticipated in May of this year, with energy efficiency programs scheduled to commence in June 2021.

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KENILWORTH, NJ – With hundreds of NJ Transit workers infected and others dying, including at least two Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) members, after contracting COVID-19, the ATU New Jersey State Council is demanding hazard pay along with other needed protections for workers and riders. “Since ...

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RED BANK, NJ- Soup Kitchen 411 announced the launch of FeedNJ, a new campaign helping connect local restaurants with soup kitchens to feed families affected by the COVID-19 Crisis. Co-Chairing FeedNJ will be Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin and Port Authority Chairman Kevin O’Toole. All funds ...

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CRANFORD, NJ - A&B Promotions, a custom apparel and promotional company located in Cranford, recently launched a fundraiser in an effort to purchase much needed medical supplies to donate to healthcare workers and hospitals in need.   After creating a COVID-19 awareness ribbon that supports ...

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Senator Ronald L. Rice Senator, Chair of the New Jersey Legislative Black Caucus, today issued the following statement on the proposed Board of Public Utilities’ Straw Proposal for New Jersey’s Energy Efficiency and Peak Demand Reduction Programs with his conditional support based on seizing the ...

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Please join nationally recognized small business expert Mike Blinder, owner of Editor & Publisher Magazine, and author of "Survival Selling Even in the Toughest of Times," for a free online webinar on how your business can weather these difficult economic times and prosper afterwards.  Mike ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Easter Sunday Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark will be celebrated by Cardinal Joseph Tobin at noon and can be livestreamed via the Archdiocese's social medial channels.  The worship can also be downloaded at www.rcan.org/easter and watched live on News ...

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NEW JERSEY - The return-to-school date and related public health guidelines will continue to determine the viability of a spring sports season, according to New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association officials. As noted, NJSIAA is committed to doing whatever is possible to provide New ...

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EAST HANOVER, NJ - In direct response to the Coronavirus pandemic and the anticipated surge of patients in northern New Jersey, Sycamore Living has partnered with Atlantic Health System and RWJBarnabas Health to open a COVID-19 treatment center at its newly completed senior living community at 1 ...

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TRENTON, N.J. - In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has extended the deadline to submit responses to its request for information (RFI) seeking insights into the ways to increase access to capital for Black- and Latinx-led start-ups in ...

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We need a clear strategy to share the benefits of lower energy bills, reduced pollution with all residents. In these challenging times, we cannot help but think about the impact of this pandemic on those who already struggle to make ends meet. Those who had challenges paying their utilities ...

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