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Coughlin Announces Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday, Helping Teachers and Families

June 25, 2022

WOODBRIDGE – Every year, the average New Jersey family spends upwards of $250 per child on school supplies and teachers spend around $600 of their own money on classroom supplies for their students.

To help with the burden, at a time of high inflation, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin is supporting a back-to-school sales tax holiday as a part of the proposed ’23 state budget, to be ...

Did Woodbridge ‘Pull the Plug’ on Brain Scans?

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — The national Brain Tumor Foundation was ready to give free MRI brain screenings to 120 people who signed up with concerns about their potential exposure at Colonia High School.

But the free screenings were suddenly postponed.

The nonprofit Brain Tumor Foundation pulled out, removing three portable magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) devices it delivered to a dance ...

Murphy's Plan Sets $2 Billion in Direct Tax Relief for NJ Homeowners, Renters

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy wants New Jersey homeowners and renters to receive nearly $2 billion in direct tax relief this year and in the years moving forward.

At a gathering in South Brunswick's municipal complex, Murphy declared "promises kept" as he unfurled his plan to provide tax rebates to more than 2 million households in the Garden State.  ...

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Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

Sign Up for July TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinar

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform.

"TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local news and digital marketing space," Shapiro said. "I look forward to our July ...

Get Ready For Christmas In July At The Shop At St. Peter's

July 2, 2022

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Hallmark Channel isn't the only one pulling on the red and green with a few sleigh bells this July. Last week the Spotswood High School cheer team along with their coach Jackie Cassidy played elves to help deck the halls at the SHOP at St. Peter's.

The popular thrift shop is holding its annual Christmas in July sale from Tuesday, July 5 through Saturday, July 30.

Get Set For A Fun Fourth Of July In Helmetta, Spotswood, And Milltown

HELMETTA, SPOTSWOOD, MILLTOWN, NJ - Fourth of July weekend is here, and many people have already started the long Independence Day weekend. Of course, residents don't have to head down the shore to find Fourth of July fun. There is plenty going on this Fourth of July weekend in Helmetta, Spotswood and Milltown. Here's the go-to guide to all the Fourth of July festivities.

Helmetta and ...

Proud Day For Grads, Loved Ones at Rutgers' First In-person Commencement Since 2019

PISCATAWAY, NJ – In many ways, Kamil Skup’s journey to graduation day at Rutgers can be traced to 1979, when his father and avowed supporter of dissident Lech Walesa’s Solidarity trade union was barred by communist authorities from returning to his native Poland.

“He had come here to visit and had to stay here,” said Piscataway’s Skup. “He ...

Watson Coleman Votes to Pass the Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well-Being Act

June 25, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman (NJ-12) voted for passage of the Restoring Hope for Mental Health and Well Being Act, H.R.7666, a comprehensive bipartisan bill introduced by Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-6). 

The bill strengthens and expands more than 30 programs that support mental health care and substance abuse disorder prevention, care, treatment, and ...

SAINT AUGUSTINE OF CANTERBURY SCHOOL OF SOUTH BRUNSWICK TO HOST THE 2ND AND LAST DANIEL ANDERL “LOVE IS LIGHT” 5K EVENT

[SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ, June 21]                       On Saturday, July 16th, Daniel Anderl’s legacy will be honored with the SECOND AND FINAL “LOVE IS LIGHT” 5K RUN/WALK at the North Brunswick Community Park (2051 US-130, North Brunswick Township, NJ) where Daniel played ...

Viking Pest Control, Local Exterminator Offers Discount on Award-Winning Mosquito, Tick, and Spotted Lanternfly Services

Viking Pest Control (Viking Pest), an award-winning pest control company based in Basking Ridge, N.J., was rated top 10 in the country for pest control and top 5 for mosquito and termite service by Forbes Home, and best in the country for sustainability by The Spruce. In celebration of this recognition, Viking Pest is offering new customers a $50 discount on all services.

In addition to the ...

Summer Precautions

It’s that time of year when we look forward to vacations, picnics, beach excursions, and just enjoying the warm weather -- and of course Fourth of July celebrations such as parades, concerts, and fireworks.

One thing we need to recognize during the upcoming months is that COVID 19 is still here, it has not gone away, and we need to exercise caution. Our numbers are not as high as when ...