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In Fight Against COVID-19, Convalescent Blood Plasma is Potent Weapon – and During May, Vitalant Gathered 600 Units in New Jersey Alone

Based on a wealth of anecdotal evidence provided by frontline healthcare professionals, convalescent plasma – a blood product donated by individuals who have recovered from COVID-19 – is a potent tool in the battle against coronavirus. And during May, Vitalant collected more than 600 units of it throughout New Jersey.

Convalescent plasma contains antibodies that may provide ...

Obituaries

Audrey C. Anderson (nee Stutzman), age 69, went to be with the Lord on June 2, 2020.  Born ...
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Lawmaker Says NJ Should Pick up Restaurants’ Tab After Nixing Indoor Dining

July 6, 2020

NEW JERSEY — The owner of Sweet Waters Steakhouse in Westfield stocked up for the restart of indoor dining in advance of the July Fourth weekend. That was before Gov. Phil Murphy announced the cancelation of inside dining two days before its anticipated comeback originally slated for July 2.

Frank DiLollo purchased meat and fish, among other foods, for diners ...

Social Distancing On Barnegat Bay

July 6, 2020

On Sunday, July 5th, I witnessed quite a phenomenon.  I was fixing the sail on my Sunfish when I heard a rumbling in the distance.  I ran to see what was causing this sound.  I looked out on Barnegat Bay, and could not believe what I saw.  It was a hundred plus flotilla of boats moving south toward the LBI causeway.  They were all flying American and Trump ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Kathy Cryan of TAPinto Union

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of July 2020 is Kathy Cryan, who owns and operates TAPinto Union.  With a background in business, Cryan has amassed a very large readership, routinely breaking 150,000 pageviews per month with more than 3,500 residents subscribed to the free daily newsletter and almost 5,000 followers on Facebook, while building a profitable online ...

NJ Recording Studio Sets New Standard for Producing Safe Sessions During the Pandemic

July 8, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- What does the new normal of music production and recording look like in the time of COVID-19? David Amlen and Tony Drootin of Sound on Sound Studios, a full-service recording facility in Montclair, NJ, spoke with TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur about how they are safely getting back to business. 

Upon deciding to reopen, Amlen and Drootin walked through the ...

Mosquito Control Important in New Jersey After Mild Winter

June 24, 2020

TRENTON, NJ — As the phased reopening of New Jersey continues amid the COVID-19 pandemic and warming weather, the Department of Environmental Protection reminds the public that controlling the mosquito population and risk for disease is more important than ever, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe said.

With public health in the spotlight as a result of the pandemic, residents doing ...

Senior Tax Freeze Could Be Cut: And That’s Not All

STAFFORD and LBI — Many homeowners in both Stafford and Long Beach Island rely on the Senior Freeze Program to make ends meet. In the past, the Homestead Rebate Program has also provided tax relief to local property taxpayers. Could both programs be in jeopardy thanks to the pandemic’s negative economic impact on the state?

Both Barnegat and Ocean Township are part of the 9th ...