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Takin’ a break...

Sometimes life gets a stranglehold on you and you need to physically get away. Oh, yes, those problems/issues will still be there when you return, but somehow the batteries are recharged, your mind feels lighter and you’re in a better place.  So, it was with me this past week.

I wrote this column while visiting Matt and Helen in Florida.  Matt took the week off so he and I had ...

Thrown away in the USA

It’s not even Earth Day day yet, and we already have a problem. You may not believe this, but China is refusing our refuse. They’re not going to put up with our garbage anymore, and it’s causing a lot of problems. They used to love our garbage. We would buy a crappy plastic thing that said “Made in China” on it, and we’d use it for a while, and eventually it ...

The case for vaccines

Once again we are fighting enlightenment with ignorance.  Great strides have been made in eradicating many childhood diseases.  Our country was virtually free of whooping cough, chickenpox, polio, tuberculosis, measles, mumps, and many other diseases that devastated children and adults alike…and then we lowered our standards.

We began allowing children to enter public schools ...

On Stage: ‘Newsies’ Stops the Presses!

There’s good news for Disney fans, musical theater fans, and just plain family-fun fans, at Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford. It’s “Newsies.” It’s there through May 26. And it’s well worth your pennies. (Well, that’s what newspapers cost in 1899, when this fact-based story takes place.) For tickets: 914-592-2222;

In its ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, April 27, 8:30 AM


Somers Tusker Trot


Sat, April 27, 9:00 AM


Operation Clean Up 2019

Sun, April 28, 11:00 AM

Somers High School, Lincolndale

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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.  ...