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Murphy Announces All Individuals Ages 16+ Will be Eligible for Vaccination on April 19, Reports Latest COVID Figures

April 6, 2021

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy announced during his COVID press briefing on Monday, April 5, that all individuals ages 16+ in New Jersey will be eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination on April 19 – two weeks ahead of the state’s initial target of May 1.

The state’s phased vaccination roll out has successfully administered 4.7 million doses of ...

Ocean County COVID-19 Cases Up 25% in First Quarter 2021

OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — The number of positive test results for COVID-19 in Ocean County rose by 25% from the beginning until the end of the first quarter of 2021.

Ocean County Health Department officials report nearly 60,000 total cases since they began counting a little more than a year ago. Authorities currently consider Ocean County residents at a very high risk of contracting the ...

Murphy Reports 4 Million Vaccines Administered, Expandes Eligibility, Rolls Back Restrictions on Group Gatherings

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy proudly announced that 4,030,061 vaccinations have been administered throughout the state and that 1,473,409 New Jerseyans are fully vaccinated during press briefing today where he also reported a list of updates to citizens about the State’s evolving COVID-19 measures as well as other relevant statewide news and happenings.

The governor opened ...

Murphy Reports 4 Million Vaccines Administered, Expands Eligibility, Rolls Back Restrictions on Group Gatherings

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy proudly announced that 4,030,061 vaccinations have been administered throughout the state and that 1,473,409 New Jerseyans are fully vaccinated during press briefing today where he also reported a list of updates to citizens about the State’s evolving COVID-19 measures as well as other relevant statewide news and happenings.

The governor opened ...

How Ocean County Ranks by Percentage of COVID-19 Administered Vaccines

OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — A review of state data reveals that 18% of New Jersey’s eligible population is now fully vaccinated for COVID-19. So, where exactly does Ocean County fit in as far as getting shots in arms?

The analysis first comes with determining what constitutes each county’s “eligible population.” Authorities define state and county eligible population ...

Murphy: Don't Expect More Easing of Restrictions with COVID Variants on the Rise

NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy said at his COVID press briefing on Monday that he doesn't expect to loosen any more COVID-19 restrictions because of the recent rise in variant strains of the disease.

On March 19, the state of New Jersey expanded capacity at indoor businesses, such as restaurants and gyms, but the governor said that is unlikely to allow any further increases in ...

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Urgent Need for Blood Donations Throughout Central NJ

Due to the ongoing, nationwide surge in COVID-19 infections, there continues to be an urgent need for all types of whole blood and convalescent plasma. In response, the nonprofit, blood-collection organization Vitalant is providing five local, open-to-the-public donation events during April in central New Jersey.

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Oct 11, 1943 - Apr 10, 2021
Laura J. Pellegrino (nee Rosenberger), age 77, of Manahawkin, passed away with her family by her ...
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10 No-Fuss Cocktails to Make at Home with 3 Ingredients or Less

April 15, 2021

A tropical drink with three types of rum, two kinds of freshly squeezed juice and a garnish that resembles a fruit salad? That’s great if a bartender is making it for us.

When it comes to a cocktail in the comfort of our own home, sometimes we just want something simple. Something that doesn’t require washing out the blender when we’re done.

With that in mind, here are 10 ...

TAPinto TV Wins Twice at Garden State Film Festival

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto TV, a medium-based franchise owned by East Main Media’s Brian Brodeur, won two Garden State Film Festival Awards.

The franchise’s “HomeGrown” series won awards for Best Television Show and Best Original Score from a Television Show.

“HomeGrown” is a series produced by East Main Media that follows host Stephanie Willoughby as ...

Post-Pandemic Marketing

Small business owners have a lot to think about, but navigating a global pandemic was likely not chief among their worries. Now that we are close to the end of one, local businesses are facing a host of challenges. Communicating effectively with customers and clients has never been more important. 

What changed in the pandemic?

The pandemic has changed the way we conduct our daily ...

TAPinto to Host Panel Discussion on Current State of Real Estate in New Jersey

Are you looking for insights into the current real estate boom happening in New Jersey? 

Are you interested in buying a new home or property in the near future but don’t know what to expect?

Are you looking for a mortgage or interested in learning about the refinancing process?

If you answered “Yes” to any of these questions, The Current State of the New Jersey ...

TAPinto Franchise Case Study: Bobbie Peer, TAPinto Berkeley Heights, Mountainside and New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Bobbie Peer has established herself as a power house marketer for local businesses in western Union County. 

The Berkeley Heights resident, who started with TAPinto back in 2013 as part of the company’s expansion efforts, has morphed into a three-site franchise owner with hopes of continued growth in the future.

“I was looking for a career that involved ...

International Barbershop Quartet Day: Music Director Deke Sharon and New Jersey's Gimme Four

April 11, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- In honor of International Barbershop Quartet Day, TAPintoTV looks back at our conversations with Will Downey, member of New Jersey's #1 barbershop quartet, Gimme Four, and award-winning Musical Director and Producer, Deke Sharon.

Gimme Four is an International Semifinalist barbershop quartet based in Caldwell, New Jersey. Group members Paul Franek, Dave Ammirata, Will ...

Express Friday: Express Plumbing's David Hill Update on Flo by Moen, Smart Water Shutoff

April 2, 2021

SHIP BOTTOM — One of TAPinto's significantadvertisers, Express Plumbing and Heating is going to be presenting some solid information for our readers each Friday.

Today, Master Plumber David Hill is going to give insight on a product they regularly install, Flo by Moen. This is a must with a summer home. Now if you forget to shut down, at least you can go to your phone and possibly ...

Are You an Ocean County Resident Facing Eviction? Help is On the Way

OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — Ocean County officials announced today that help is on the way for residents facing eviction. Grant money paid directly to the renter's landlord could easily bring a sigh of relief.

Just last week, the State of New Jersey opened up its COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance. Monies available from the Ocean County are not intended to duplicate federal funds provided ...

Express Friday: Express Plumbing's David Hill Update on Importance of Clean Air Filters

SHIP BOTTOM — One of TAPinto's significanat advertisers, Express Plumbing and Heating is going to be presenting some solid information for our readers each Friday.

Today, Master Plumber David Hill is going to give some tips on the importance of changing air filters in heating and cooling systems in your home. 

Their office is located at 347 W. 8th Street (Route 72) in Ship ...