Press Releases

June 14, 2021

Funds Can Help Providers Meet COVID Health & Safety Requirements & Provide Financial Assistance to Families   (TRENTON) – Human Services Acting Commissioner Sarah Adelman today announced $15 million in grants will be available for summer youth camps to help them meet health and safety ...

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As part of an ongoing effort to increase multilingual outreach, the IRS offers tax information in multiple languages. IRS.gov pages have links to available translations on the right side, just below the title. Languages currently available include Spanish, Chinese simplified and traditional, ...

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NEW YORK, NY  – U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge today announced the awarding of the first tranche of American Rescue Plan funds for Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs) for individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of ...

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Local news is more important than ever.  To fulfill our mission of providing our readers with objective, daily, local news, we’re conducting a survey on what our readers think about TAPinto and how they engage with the news.  We invite you to take our 2021 Reader Survey.    Your feedback is ...

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This is the second of two tax tips providing an overview of ways the American Rescue Plan may affect some people’s 2021 taxes. Part 1 is available on IRS.gov. Changes expanding EITC for 2021 and beyond New law changes expand the EITC for 2021 and future years. These changes ...

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Washington, DC  - Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) along with co-sponsors Congressmen Frank Pallone (NJ-6), Albio Sires (NJ-8) and Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) reintroduced the Handgun Licensing and Registration Act of 2021. This legislation would overturn an outdated 1986 law to ...

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(Sayreville, NJ) – The Middlesex County Utilities Authority (MCUA) is celebrating the completion of Flood Mitigation and Restoration Improvements to its Sayreville Pump Station by hosting a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at its Sayreville Pump Station located in Sayreville, NJ on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, ...

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  SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Don’t miss this important opportunity to get help with your utility bills. On Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 11 a.m., the NJ Board of Public Utilities, the NJ Department of Community Affairs, and their partnering organizations will share information on how residential utility ...

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A MCUA contractor will install a temporary slope closure system on approximately seven acres of the Landfill's south slope. The system consists of a drain tube blanket, 30-mil LL-DPE liner and a windscreen ballast anchoring system. Also included will be both contact and non-contact stormwater ...

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Students participating in an Introduction to Wastewater course toured MCUA's Central Treatment Plant as one of their final assignments. The tour featured visiting our laboratory, headworks, primary sedimentation tanks, oxygenation tanks, final settling tanks, gravity sludge thickening tanks, ...

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The IRS reminds taxpayers who still haven’t filed, that several provisions of the American Rescue Plan affect their 2020 tax returns.   One provision excludes up to $10,200 in unemployment compensation from income. Another provision benefits many people who purchased subsidized health coverage ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ -  The following is the official statement from Patrick Colligan following shootings in New Jersey this past weekend: “The men and women in policing have endured a year like no other before. One year ago, the death of George Floyd in Minnesota sparked civil unrest statewide like ...

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NEW JERSEY - On Thursday, June 3 at 11 a.m., the NJ Board of Public Utilities, the NJ Department of Community Affairs, and their partnering organizations will share information on how residential utility customers can obtain grants on energy, heating and water bills, including opportunities ...

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  ONLINE- On World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, join the East Brunswick Public Library, Plainsboro Public Library, and South Brunswick Public Library for this Asian-American discrimination awareness program. The goal is to create a venue where people can share ...

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Here Comes the Sun: Three Great Choruses, One Online Show will host its world premiere this Sunday, May 23, at 5:00 pm EDT on YouTube. It’s a first-of-a kind collaboration between three of the area’s best-loved choruses. The Maplewood Glee Club is a community chorus that’s been delighting local ...

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WASHINGTON, DC -  Today, on Tax Day, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) introduced the Filer Voter Act to make it easier to register to vote. The bill would allow voters to register to vote when they file their taxes.   Forty-nine states require Americans to register to vote. One of ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ—Food insecure children and their families are most vulnerable during the summer months, when they lose access to the free school meals that they rely on. This year, as schools remain closed due to COVID-19, putting food on the table has been an even more urgent challenge for households ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - We are grateful for your new or nearly-new book and media donations to the Friends of the South Brunswick Public Library on Saturday,  June 5 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 6 from noon to 3 p.m. Please box your items and drop off in the rear of our parking lot ...

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HILLSIDE, NJ—May 7, 2021  The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ), Mercer Street Friends, and NORWESCAP today announced the selection of 292 partner food pantries, soup kitchens, and other local food assistance charities to receive grants through a $3.5 million investment in network ...

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Fewer restrictions, longer days, and warm nights provide even more inspiration when looking for reasons to head to New Jersey's Coast in 2021. Celebrating a renewed spirit, Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members welcome travelers to take part in their 107th summer sharing memories ...

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RUTGERS UNIVERSITY --  The Department of Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS) of Rutgers Cooperative Extension (RCE) has launched “NJ Empower to Prevent,” its local version of the CDC’s National Diabetes Prevention Program.  This project is funded by a grant from the New Jersey Diabetes ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - Now that many taxpayers have filed their federal tax returns, they're eager for details about their refund. When it comes to refunds, there are several common myths that can mislead taxpayers. Getting a refund this year means there's no need to adjust withholding for 2021 To ...

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Registration is now open for the New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra's 2021 Young Artist Concerto Competition.  Visit njio.org for more details!   

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WASHINGTON, DC – The USDA’s National Agricultural Classification Survey (NACS) is arriving in mailboxes around the nation. The survey, one of the most important steps in determining who should receive a 2022 Census of Agriculture questionnaire, asks recipients if they are involved in agricultural ...

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After each of the three Economic Impact Payments is issued, the IRS is required to mail a notice to each recipient's last known address. The notice provides information about the amount of the payment, how it was made and how to report any payment that wasn't received. Some people may receive ...

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Join South Brunswick Public Library for an informative seminar on what you need to know about Elder Law and Medicaid on Wednesday, May 5 at 7 p.m. This virtual seminar will be presented by Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Administration attorney Joshua F. Cheslow, J.D. L.L.M., of Drescher & ...

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LBI REGION, NJ -   Mother’s Day is coming up fast, get by with a little help from your favorite restaurant, spa, shop, or service. Plan to treat Mom for a well-deserved day in the LBI Region. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members are looking forward to assisting with your plans for ...

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As we reflect on this past year, one dominated by the pandemic that has taken so much from us, we feel a surge of emotions from fear to grief to hope. Yet the one which might be the most enduring is gratitude, an appreciation for how much our frontline workers across the healthcare industry ...

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Technology is everywhere. Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, it has been reinforced how integral technology is to our everyday lives and business operations. New business environments have embraced connectivity to gather an advanced understanding of analytics, information systems and revenue. As ...

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