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What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

TAPinto Denville Franchisee Joins Senior Team of African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ

DENVILLE, NJ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) announced the addition of Ferlanda Fox Nixon, Esq. -- franchisee, publisher, and editor of TAPinto Denville -- as chief of policy and government affairs. 

AACCNJ is a proactive advocacy group that provides a platform for New Jersey’s African-American business leaders to speak with a ...

Pet-Friendly NJ Restaurants Offer Menus for Your Dog

August 1, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Looking for a dog-friendly place to eat? You’re not alone.

Catering to the pet-loving crowd, some New Jersey restaurants are taking dog-friendly dining a step further by offering a special menu just for your pooch.

At Sheelen’s Crossing Bistro & Pub in Fanwood, the “woof” menu includes items such as beef, chicken, fish, rice, vegetables ...

Street Mural Will Symbolize Emergence From Dark Days Of COVID-19 Pandemic

August 2, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Images of majestic, wide-winged doves in full flight – symbols of hope and happiness in the wake of the COVID-19 surges over the past 16 or so months – will soon adorn Baldwin Street.

The street mural will be created by artist Leon Rainbow, who hit upon on doves and rising suns when considering symbols to represent the bright future after the fear the ...

Rutgers' Meltons Love Being Ambassador For New Brunswick, DEVCO

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Bo Melton looked into the camera, smiled and said, “Welcome to The Yard.”

The camera turned to his brother Max, who spread his arm as if to welcome everyone to this emerald oasis on College Avenue.

“When we’re on the road playing our Big Ten opponents, come to The Yard for our big watch party,” Max said.

These Rutgers football ...

Girl Scout Gold Award Spreading Allergy Awareness And Action

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Approximately one in thirteen American children has food allergies. That’s roughly two children in each classroom, making allergic reactions bound to happen. That’s why spreading allergy awareness through educating children is so important to Sydney Yu, a Girl Scout in Troop 80162 of East Brunswick, Milltown, and South River.

"My name is Sydney Yu, ...

Metuchen Diocese Adopts Online Ethics Violations Reporting System To Monitor Finances

August 2, 2021

DIOCESE OF METUCHEN –  In the wake of concern regarding the possible mishandling of financial affairs and other improper conduct that violates the Pastoral Code of Conduct, the Diocese of Metuchen has announced a new third-party system for reporting financial improprieties or other violations. 

The structure is designed to securely collect reports of unethical ...

Somerville OKs Retail Sale of Marijuana Limited to Stores on Highways

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Borough Council Monday night approved two ordinances that will permit retail sales of marijuana at a maximum of two locations limited to storefronts on state highways 22, 202 and 206.

Other neighboring towns, including Hillsborough, Bridgewater and Manville, have been less receptive to granting licenses to sell marijuana, voting against retail stores and ...

East Brunswick Community to Host Wiffleball Tournament to Remember Graduate

July 31, 2021

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - On February 22, 2015, Patrick Awosogba, a School of Arts & Sciences student at Rutgers University, passed away playing in a pickup basketball game at the Cook/Douglass Recreation Center.  Awosogba, a freshman, had a rare heart condition known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM).  In HCM, the heart muscle becomes abnormally thick; causing an arrhythmia ...

House Passes Watson Coleman Bill to Improve TSA Preparedness

WASHINGTON, DC - On Tuesday, the House passed H.R. 1893, the bipartisan Transportation and Security Preparedness Act introduced by Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) chair of the subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security. The bill would require the Transportation Security Administration to, within two years of enactment, develop a transportation security preparedness ...

A tip for teachers: Some educator expenses may be tax deductible

The educator expense deduction allows eligible teachers and administrators to deduct part of the cost of technology, supplies and training from their taxes. They can only claim this deduction for expenses that were not reimbursed by their employer, a grant or other source.

Who is an eligible educator:

The taxpayer must be a kindergarten through grade 12 teacher, instructor, counselor, ...