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Want to be more energy-efficient? Ask your electric meter

With uncertainty about energy costs and increasing concern about climate change, it’s no wonder that energy efficiency is gaining more attention. But even with new and better energy efficiency tools available today, truly customized ways to save energy and money are hard to come by. This could all change with the help of a long-underused piece of equipment in your own home: ...

Not Your Grandfather’s Electric Meter

Behold the humble electric meter. Until recently, it has traditionally had one principal purpose: record your power use so your local utility can send you an accurate bill. But the meter’s role is changing, and you and the town you live in could gain some important benefits.

The changing role of the electric meter is coming through what’s known in the utility world as ...

Passaic County One-Stop to Host Collagen Matrix Hiring Event

PATERSON, NJ - The Passaic County One-Stop will be hosting a hiring event for Collagen Matrix on Tuesday, April 30th between 10am and 1pm. 

Collagen Matrix is hiring for the positions of Manufacturing Assistant, Manufacturing Technician, Senior Manufacturing Technician. 

The salary for the positions ranges from $14-$22 per hour and includes healthcare benefits.

Passaic County One-Stop Seeks Youth For Paid Summer Program

PATERSON, NJ - The Passaic County One-Stop is seeking youth between the ages of 16-24 to work during our eight week summer program. 

Youth between the ages of 16-24 and are not currently attending school, are encouraged to call the One-Stop to find out if you qualify!

The salary is $10.50 per hour for 25 hours per week. The program will begin on June 3rd and will run through most ...

Rosa L. Parks High School Students Engage Top State Leaders

March 26, 2019

PATERSON. NJ - In a final testament to Black History Month, Assemblyman Benjie E Wimberly (D35) hosted a a Q&A panel with three of New Jersey’s leading women at Rosa Parks High School. The panelists: Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver, Secretary of State Tashea Way and Secretary of Higher Education Dr. Zakiya Smith Ellis.

With the three prominent African American women sitting on ...

Latinas in STEM Holds Conference in Paterson

April 17, 2019

PATERSON, NJ - Latinas hold only 2% of STEM jobs. To help Latinas interested in STEM careers push through the barriers that face them, the Latinas in STEM Foundation was founded in 2013 by Latina MIT alumnae who sought to formalize the work they were already doing in their respective communities.

According to the organization, "We all know first-hand that there are barriers to entry for ...

Local Activist: When it Comes to Testing 'We Have to Do Better.

April 15, 2019

Dear Editor:

I wish to speak quite frankly about PARCC substitute (NJSLA). For starters, a 6-day test where actual teaching in the classroom is at a screeching halt is beyond ridiculous. 

To take away the teachers ability to teach for an entire week is insulting to their training and passion for teaching. 

During this time, students are confined to the classroom and confined to ...

TAPinto Reaffirms Strong Commitment to Objectivity and Transparency

April 22, 2019

TAPinto first launched as a single news site aimed to provide high quality, independent and objective local news coverage to New Providence, NJ.  In a short time, thanks to our readers, staff, and the strong desire for impactful local news, we have grown well beyond our initial goals and are now part of a community of over 8 million readers covering more than 100 local communities.  ...

Statewide Housing and Community Development Association Celebrates 30 Years Serving NJ


MONROE TOWNSHIP – The Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey (the Network) and 300 supporters celebrated its 30th Anniversary at a luncheon on Wednesday, with community developers, housing advocates, service providers, elected officials, and corporate partners.  Since 1989, the organization has served NJ’s community development sector, providing ...