Press Releases

May 29, 2020

$5k and $2k Grants Available; Emergency Child Care Assistance Program to Continue through June 30th   TRENTON –  New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced the immediate availability of up to $20 million in grants to assist child care centers and youth camps in ...

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Many NJ SNAP Recipients Will Receive Enhanced Benefits; June Payments Will Bring Supplemental Food Assistance Payments to $143M Since March (TRENTON) – Many New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive ...

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Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, employers can grant paid leave for an employee to take care of their health needs related to COVID-19 or to care for their family members. This relief helps ensure employees are not forced to choose between being paid or staying home to care for ...

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(TRENTON) —  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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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) — The New Jersey Department of Human Services has received more than $2.8 million in federal funding to support behavioral health services during the COVID-19 crisis. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ — Decorate the outside of your home in May for Piscataway Pride Month and send us the photo at Pride@PiscatawayNJ.org. Let everyone know what Money magazine has already recognized that our Township is one of the top 100 best places to live in America. To learn more from Council ...

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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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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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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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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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Investors Bank, through its charitable foundation, is releasing more than $1.13 million in financial grants to not-for-profit organizations in New Jersey and New York. The Investors Foundation is making the grants as not-for-profit organizations face a doubling and tripling in the demand for the ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - We know that choosing a private school during this time can seem overwhelming. While our campus is closed our Admissions team remains committed to providing all the information you'll need to learn more about the Cedar Hill Prep experience. We're here to help. Please feel free to ...

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Every day The Center for Great Expectations serves 140 adult clients, 12 adolescent clients and their children/families providing superior trauma-informed, evidence based care while respecting federal and state Covid-19 guidelines for health and safety.  The Center for Great Expectations is a ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The Murphy Administration today announced $24 million in state and federal resources for temporary wage increases for the direct support professionals who care for adult individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in group homes and supervised apartments - ...

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WE ARE OPEN FOR BUSINESS (Virtually)!  As we work to comply with Governor Murphy's Executive Order, we want to let you know that if you are looking to buy, sell or rent a property we are HERE FOR YOU whether it be virtually or in person.  Give us a call at 732.828.9403 or 609.799.2022!  Be ...

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Long Branch, NJ – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) today announced that the 6th Congressional District Annual High School Art Competition is officially underway. As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the competition will take place virtually this year. Students have until May 8 to submit ...

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Angels For Action: Plainfield Food Pantry Celebrating 10+ Years Of Community Outreach Angels for Action  (AFA) is a 501 (c)3 community based, grass roots, non- profit, professionally organized organization, which was initiated 12 years ago by Co Founder Community Pioneers, ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - Come and see why our students are in the top 10% in the country!! The Office of Admission cordially invites you to attend a Virtual Open House for prospective students and their families. These Open Houses will provide an opportunity to meet and interact with teachers, ...

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East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU) recognized 362 students who were scheduled to be recognized at this year's Annual Honors Convocation, which was not held due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Honors Convocation is sponsored by the Association of Pennsylvania State College and ...

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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) released the following statement today after the House of Representatives passed H.R. 266, the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act: “Today, Congress came together to pass an interim emergency funding package that ...

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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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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Downtown merchants are hosting a scavenger hunt/ bingo game to generate traffic on Main Street and business for those stores and restaurants that remain open despite the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The game starts now and ends Friday, April 24. Participants have one week ...

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Lucy Petruni, a friend and volunteer at the Sai Datta Peetham, the Hindu Temple in South Plainfield, who has helped me with backpacks and school supplies for students in need of assistance for the past six years, and Rao G Desu, M.S; R.Ph, of Carepoint Pharmacy in Piscataway, NJ. reached out with ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- The show must go on... Rockin’ For Autism will happen, no matter what. That’s the loud-and-clear message from concert organizers, announcing the signature fundraiser for autism awareness month will now be broadcasted online next Saturday, April 25, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.  As ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ- In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, small business owners are facing unprecedented economic disruption. “It’s important for us to think about how this pandemic is affecting entrepreneurs who put all they had into a dream. Small businesses are still waiting for CARES Act ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Queen City Coffee Roasters and its loyal customers have teamed up to spread positivity and fuel the hardworking, courageous people on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We have a lot of friends and community members who are first responders, so we realized that delivering ...

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These are unprecedented times and dealing with the unknown can be difficult. Staying home can be unnerving and can take a toll on everyone. From children to seniors, everyone needs to find ways to cope with the new temporary normal.    The Artezen team is applying a three-fold approach and ...

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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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Applications are still open! Are you a high school senior woman who has applied to a college music program? Hickory Tree Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, is pleased to offer the $1,000.00 Diane Cecala Memorial Scholarship to a musically talented high school senior woman interested ...

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