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During Nationwide COVID-19 Surge, Blood Donations from Northern NJ Can Assist Healthcare Facilities in Hardest-pressed Areas

Because of the current, nationwide surge in COVID-19 infections throughout the Sun Belt, along with the constant importance of bolstering the local blood supply, there’s now significant need for:

Residents to donate blood and, if possible, convalescent plasma.  The nonprofit, blood-collection organization Vitalant is offering residents of northern New ...

“Vital to Life” Blood Drive Coming Aug. 1 to Freehold’s iPlay America

The “Vital to Life” blood drive is coming to Freehold’s iPlay America (NJ’s premier indoor amusement park), providing residents of Monmouth County and surrounding areas an opportunity to potentially help family and friends (one donation can save as many as three lives). All presenting donors at the event, which is sponsored by B98.5 FM, will ...


Jun 22, 1938 - Jul 15, 2020
Joseph Louis “Joe” Filoon, age 82, (1938 – 2020) passed away peacefully ...
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Libby’s Lunch: Foodies Flock From Near and Far for One Last Bite

August 1, 2020

PATERSON, NJ — Some 30 cars filled to capacity the two parking lots that surround Libby’s Lunch on McBride Avenue.

Word was out Monday evening that Libby’s Lunch — a restaurant long known for its chili dogs — would be closed permanently by the end of the week. Customers had come for one last chance to say goodbye to Libby’s.

“The food is what makes ...

My Island Is Not Your Garbage Can

July 25, 2020

LBI is my happy place. This is my 45th year on the island, and I am disheartened, discouraged and sickened to see the amount of trash littering the streets, sidewalks, beaches and shopping carts, left in parking spaces (that's a new one) and scattered all over public areas. Please be considerate and put your garbage and recycling in the receptacles that are literally ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Darlene Cullen of TAPinto South Plainfield

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of August 2020 is Darlene Cullen, who owns and operates TAPinto South Plainfield.  With a background in business development, Cullen has built a profitable online local news business while providing high-quality, objective local news for the residents of South Plainfield.   

Q. Why did you want to franchise a ...

Zappa Trust Vaultmeister Joe Travers Speaks about Latest Releases from Vast Frank Zappa Archive

August 5, 2020

LOS ANGELES, CA -- TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur recently spoke with Joe Travers, accomplished drummer and longtime archivist for the Zappa Trust, about his experiences maintaining Frank Zappa’s vast collection of recordings and the latest releases from the Zappa archive. 

Travers, who attended Berklee College of Music and has toured with acts like Duran ...

Wednesday Night Storm Causes Damage Across LBI

July 22, 2020

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - Wednesday night's storm came quick and didn't last too long, but the cleanup is not going to be fun. 

Rain, thunder, lighting and wind made for an unfortunate mess of many businesses outdoor spaces. 

Howard's outdoor dining tent was blown across the boulevard into Fritzies' Wine & Liquor parking lot, which closed ...