Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State In The 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit. The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars. The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

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Thu, February 27
12:00 pm — 4:00 am
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Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit. The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars. The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

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TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Professors Rich and Anne Lee of TAPinto Greater Olean

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of April 2020 are journalism professors Rich and Anne Lee from St. Bonaventure University, who, together with their students, operate TAPinto Greater Olean.  TAPinto Greater Olean is owned by St. Bonaventure University's Jandoli School of Communication.

Q. Why did you want to franchise a TAPinto site? 

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Forget Vodka, for Now. NJ Distillery Helps Make Hand Sanitizer for Pandemic

April 2, 2020

CAPE MAY, NJ — With hand sanitizer in demand during the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic, the makers of spirits are stepping up.

To do its part, Nauti Spirits Distillery in Cape May teamed up with Partners Pharmacy, which has a facility in Springfield, to make FDA-approved hand sanitizer instead of its usual vodka, rum and gin.

“We would like nothing better than to go back to ...

Rainbows Across East Brunswick: A Pot Of Gold Amid Gloom

April 3, 2020

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rainbows line the sidewalks. Multi-colored Lite Brite designs twinkle in the windows. Children pose next to their creations with smiles and messy hands. In times like these, it’s a welcome light. The Rainbows Across East Brunswick Facebook group, created only one week ago, already has over 400 members. Each day, more and more East Brunswick residents join in on a ...

Eighteen More Edison Residents Test Positive For Coronavirus

EDISON, NJ - Edison Township has been notified of additional residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.

The cases are a twenty-one-year-old female, a twenty-four-year-old male, a twenty-seven-year-old female, a twenty-eight-year-old male, a forty-year-old male, a forty-five-year-old female, a fifty-one-year-old female, a fifty-four-year-old male, three (3) fifty-five-year-old females, a ...

Nineteen New Positive Coronavirus Cases In Edison

EDISON, NJ - Edison Township has been notified of additional residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.

The cases are a fifty-two-year-old male on home isolation, a fifty-nine-year-old-male hospitalized, a fifty-nine-year-old-female on home isolation, a fifty-three-year-old male on home isolation, a thirty-four-year-old unknown gender on home isolation, a thirty-one-year-old unknown ...

Good Will In Somerville: Virtual Tip Jar, Restaurant Coupons, Meal Donations

April 4, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Even though they can't personally tip their servers, customers are digging deeper into their pockets to help put money into the pockets of those who memorize menus, wait tables, fold napkins, pop corks, draw beers, mix cocktails and juggle pots, pans and cooking utensils to ensure a memorable dining experience up and down Main Street.

Customer coupons and a unique Virtual ...

Murphy's Stay-at-Home Order Favorable For Route 206 Bypass Work

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Gov. Murphy's stay-at-home executive order has actually worked in favor of the Route 206 Bypass.

Deputy Mayor Shawn Lipani, who moved to the township in 1970, said he's never seen traffic on Route 206 as light as it's been the past 3-4 weeks, suggesting at a recent Township Committee meeting that the dearth of traffic represented "the silver lining" in ...

Somerville Community Takes Care Of Hospital Staff

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The greater Somerville community is engaged in a classic role reversal on a grand scale, stepping up to take care of the doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset who are on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19.

Several initiatives are under way to purchase and deliver meals to entire departments, with ...

Social Security Recipients Will Automatically Receive Economic Impact Payments

April 2, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that Social Security beneficiaries who are not typically required to file tax returns will not need to file an abbreviated tax return to receive an Economic Impact Payment. Instead, payments will be automatically deposited into their bank accounts. 

“Social Security recipients who ...

Employee Retention Credit Available For Many Businesses Financially Impacted By COVID-19

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today launched the Employee Retention Credit, designed to encourage businesses to keep employees on their payroll. The refundable tax credit is 50% of up to $10,000 in wages paid by an eligible employer whose business has been financially impacted by COVID-19.

Does my business qualify to receive the Employee Retention Credit?

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Local news coverage, now perhaps more than ever, is an essential service to keep readers informed.  TAPinto’s network of over 80 local news sites in New Jersey, New York and Florida broke all readership records in March with 9,628,289 pageviews and 3,412,844 readers, an increase of 300% from February 2020.  Meanwhile, last week, two TAPinto owner/publishers, ...