Press Releases

June 5, 2020

19th Amendment Centennial Essay Contest  Deadline Extended Through To June 15, 2020 For South Plainfield Students grades 7th through 12th To commemorate the 100th anniversary of women being granted the right to vote, South Plainfield 7th and 8th grade students, as well has high school ...

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Our hometown Senator Patrick Diegnan sends his congratulations to South Plainfield seniors  Kaylee Basantes-Lllerena, Liesl Co, Adrian Dominguez, Rafael Estrella, Julianne Ferraro, Nicole Freire, Jessica LaCross, Nicole Lujan, Gabriel Mont, Skylar Negron, Monica Paiz-Che, Saulio Quinchia, and Kevin ...

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       During this Pandemic, I understand first hand how important it is to help others. Just last week, my mother and I donated masks to Menlo Park Veterans Home for the essential workers because this is what we need to do , help one another. I am currently seeking assistance in my fundraising ...

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(TRENTON) –  New Jerseyans enrolled in the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) will be able to use their benefits to order groceries online starting next week.  Online shopping will be available through Amazon and participating Walmarts, ShopRites and The Fresh Grocers. NJ ...

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Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors.  TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and affordable way to honor your graduate.  You can submit a note of congratulations, highlight achievements and submit photos.  Your Milestone post will be ...

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Contact: Timothy Priano League of Women Voters of Plainfield LWVNJPlainfield@gmail.com For Immediate Release: May 14, 2020 League of Women Voters of Plainfield Celebrates 100th Anniversary Plainfield, NJ— The League of Women Voters of Plainfield is the oldest active League ...

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Tinton Falls, NJ – Honoring healthcare workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis, A.J. Perri, New Jersey’s leading provider of air conditioning, heating and plumbing services, has announced the ARS Cares Healthcare Heroes program. The initiative is providing free, brand-new HVAC systems and ...

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TAPinto is rolling out a new content marketing feature as a part of our participation in The Branded Content Project -- a partnership between the Facebook Journalism Project, the Local Media Association and the Local Media Consortium. The new feature will enable businesses, nonprofits and others ...

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April 22 marked the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Amid the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and its extraordinary impact on the health, economic and social well-being of our state, Earth Day is a historic milestone deserving of celebration and sustained action. It also is an ...

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The federal income tax filing deadline has been extended to July 15. Taxpayers also have until July 15 to make any federal income tax payments that were originally due on April 15, without penalties and interest, regardless of the amount they owe. This extension applies to all taxpayers. There’s ...

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Trenton, NJ– As New Jersey residents are adhering to strict social distancing guidelines put into place to help flatten the curve of the of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s evident there is work that can be done from home to help our community, state and nation.  From patronizing businesses by ordering ...

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Investors Bank, through its charitable foundation, is releasing more than $1.13 million in financial grants to not-for-profit organizations in New Jersey and New York. The Investors Foundation is making the grants as not-for-profit organizations face a doubling and tripling in the demand for the ...

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AFC Urgent Care South Plainfield is pleased to announce that we are now performing COVID-19 diagnostic testing for patients who are asymptomatic (i.e., do not have any symptoms) in addition to continuing to test symptomatic patients.  Patients who do not exhibit a fever or other symptoms may visit ...

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As part of our ongoing commitment to outstanding patient care, AFC Urgent Care South Plainfield is pleased to offer patients COVID-19 serology (antibody) testing. Antibody testing may help patients identify whether they were previously exposed to COVID-19; and, if exposed, such testing may ...

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Republic Services Launches $20 Million “Committed to Serve” Initiative to Help Employees, Customers and Communities Meals being purchased from local, small businesses in New Brunswick and Tinton Falls, NJ Republic Services has launched “Committed to Serve,” a $20 million initiative to ...

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METUCHEN, NJ – As the nation continues to battle the effects of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Bishop James F. Checchio, the spiritual leader of the Diocese of Metuchen, will turn to Mary, Mother of the Church in prayer on May 1, joining the U.S. and Canadian bishops all seeking her protection and ...

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$24 Million in Temporary Wage Increases for Direct Support Professionals in Group Homes & Supervised Apartments; New Guidance for Hospitals on Families and Loved Ones April 29, 2020 (TRENTON) – The Murphy Administration today announced $24 million in state and federal resources for ...

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Many NJ SNAP Recipients Will Receive Enhanced Benefits (TRENTON) – Many New Jerseyans who receive food assistance through the state’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP) will receive additional benefits in May to help address critical food needs related to the COVID-19 ...

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The IRS is issuing Economic Impact Payments. These payments are being issued automatically for most individuals. However, some people who don't usually file a tax return will need to submit basic information to the IRS to receive their payment. Questions? The IRS is regularly updating the ...

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Stress Less Counseling is a new child & family therapy practice in South Plainfield.  Emily Raphel is a clinical social worker and brings her energy and enthusiasm to every family that she works with.  Currently, offering teletherapy for children, teens, and families, Emily is also offering a ...

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The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Board) will soon implement its Energy Efficiency Proposal as required by the Clean Energy Act (CEA) and Energy Master Plan (EMP). Final Board action is anticipated in May of this year, with energy efficiency programs scheduled to commence in June 2021.

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  – Middlesex County in partnership with RUCDR Infinite Biologics (RUCDR), RWJBarnabas Health, and Accurate Diagnostic Labs (ADL), are on the forefront of innovation in the fight against COVID-19, offering for the first-time a saliva-based test to the community on a mass scale.

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Senator Ronald L. Rice Senator, Chair of the New Jersey Legislative Black Caucus, today issued the following statement on the proposed Board of Public Utilities’ Straw Proposal for New Jersey’s Energy Efficiency and Peak Demand Reduction Programs with his conditional support based on seizing the ...

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Please join nationally recognized small business expert Mike Blinder, owner of Editor & Publisher Magazine, and author of "Survival Selling Even in the Toughest of Times," for a free online webinar on how your business can weather these difficult economic times and prosper afterwards.  Mike ...

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Applications are still open! Are you a high school senior woman who has applied to a college music program? Hickory Tree Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, is pleased to offer the $1,000.00 Diane Cecala Memorial Scholarship to a musically talented high school senior woman interested ...

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We need a clear strategy to share the benefits of lower energy bills, reduced pollution with all residents. In these challenging times, we cannot help but think about the impact of this pandemic on those who already struggle to make ends meet. Those who had challenges paying their utilities ...

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Visit njfamilycare.org to learn more and apply (TRENTON) – The Department of Human Services is taking action to support the more than 1.6 million New Jerseyans who receive health care coverage through NJ FamilyCare – the collective name for NJ Medicaid and the NJ Children’s Health Insurance ...

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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 ...

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For over 40 years Liftec Forklifts has been committed to providing quality Forklifts, material handling products, service/parts and rentals.  We are here to serve your Sales, Parts, Service and Rental needs during our normal business hours of 7:30am to 5:00 pm. We are determined to provide a ...

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I just wanted to let everyone know that senior yard waste will be picked up on a bi-weekly schedule beginning on April 1st. All seniors that have already called to be placed on the list for the season will receive a phone call and/or email from DPW by early next week with your pickup schedule ...

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