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Casey McBride Scores Three Goals to Lead Southern Girls Lacrosse to 12-6 Victory Over Central

May 14, 2021

STAFFORD — Casey McBride scored three goals and three assists to lead Southern to a 12-6 victory over Central in Girls Lacrosse action on Friday. Southern's record improves to 9-2 on the season.

Central Regional (7-4)                                        ...

Southern Softball Defeats Toms River North 4-2 and Remain Undefeated

STAFFORD - The Southern Softball squad were led by Megan Campanile who drove in three runs to lift the Lady Rams to a 4-2 victory over Toms River North. Southern's record stands at 10-0 and they are ranked No. 20 in New Jersey by 

Ellia DiPietro went 2-for-3 and scored twice.  Elizabeth Gosse allowed two runs on five hits and a walk with two strikeouts. She also went ...

Joey DeYoung Scores Five Goals to Lead Southern to 9-4 Victory Over Jackson Memorial

JACKSON — Joey DeYoung tallied a game-best five goals in a 9-4 win over Jackson Memorial in Jackson Township. The contest was tied at 4 at halftime. Southern had 5 unanswered in the second half.

Luke Bruther scored a goal while dishing out three assists for four points. 

Jackson Memorial (6-2) held the early lead outscoring Southern 3-2 in the first quarter.

 Southern ...

Rylee Johnson Scores Six Goals to Lead Southern Girls Lacrosse to Senior Night Victory

STAFFORD — Rylee Johnson scored six goals to lead Southern to a 17-3 victory over Pinelands on Senior Night on Tuesday. Sophia Cooney scored three goals. 

Casey McBride and Kacey Kubarecz each chipped in with two goals. 

Southern's record improves ot 7-2 on the season.



Pinelands (2-6  ...

Southern Boys Lacrosse Fall to CBA 12-4

LINCROFT — Ryan Howard recorded a hat trick with one assist for four points as Christian Brothers defeated Southern 12-4 in Lincroft on Monday. Blalock also had a hat trick and an assist in the win. Michael DeRosa contributed two goals and one assist.

Christian Brothers (9-2) shot out to an early lead over Southern (7-2), outscoring the visitors 5-1 in the first ...

Reilly Shoots a 49 to Lead Southern Girls to Golf Victory Over Lacey

STAFFORD - Southern defeated Lacey by a score of 221-247 in A South match today at the Ocean Acres Country Club. Southern's Mary Kate Reilly led all scorers with a round of 49. Southern's record improves to 8-0 on the season.


Lacey (6-3)                  ...

Southern Girls Track Capture 2021 Ocean County Relays Championships, ...

STAFFORD — The Southern Regional Girls Track team took first place in Friday's Ocean County Relays Championship. The meet was held at Southern. 

Barnegat came in eight with 25 points.


Overall Team Results   

 1) Southern Regional HS 93
2) Manchester Township HS 68 

 3) Toms River North HS 67
4) Toms ...

Southern Boys Track Capture 2021 Ocean County Relays Championships, Barnegat Comes in Seventh

STAFFORD — The Southern Regional Boys Track team under Coach Scott Baker took the overall championship for the 2021 Shore Track Coaches Association Ocean County Relay Championship.  The event was held on Friday, May 7 at Southern. 

The following results are from Mile Split ...

Southern Girls Golfers Remain Undefeated and Defeat Central Regional

STAFFORD — The Southern Regional Girls Golf team defeated Central Regional on Wednesday 215-257.  The Rams remain undefeated with a 5-0 record. Mary Kate Reilly led Southern with a 48, Megan Caputo shot a 53 and Julia Joannides shot a 56 to lead Southern.

1. Mary Kate Reilly (Southern)48

2. Megan Caputo (Southern)53

3. Julia Joannides (Southern)56

4. Madelyn Beirne ...

State Ranked Southern Softball Lifts Record to 7-0 with 4-2 Victory over Brick Memorial

STAFFORD - Yacono Laci struck out eight and walked three, allowing seven hits and two runs (one earned) in the circle to lead Southern to a 4-2 victory at home over Brick Memorial. Ella DiPietro went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored while Megan Campanile singled and drove in a run for Southern, which has won each of its first seven games to start the season.

Laci helped ...


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Honor Moms, Get Thanked When Giving Blood this May with Vitalant

Nonprofit blood services provider Vitalant urges all eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood, platelets or plasma this May in support of mothers and all patients relying on lifesaving blood transfusions. As a token of thanks, all those who come to give May 1 through May 25 will receive a $5 Gift Card* or, for the period from May 26 through June 1, a Vitalant ball ...


Herman “ Bubie” C. Harrison III, age 56 of Manahawkin NJ, passed way Tuesday April 20th ...
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6 Tasty Ideas for Your Next Backyard Party

May 16, 2021

As the weather turns warmer and more people become comfortable getting together, it’s a great time to plan an outdoor party.

Here are six ideas for your next gathering, with tasty suggestions for what to serve:

Movie Night: Set up the projector, place out some comfy seating and have individual boxes of movie candy ready. For something fancy, put out bowls of truffled popcorn: ...

Local Journalists Grapple with New Era of ‘All Politics is National’

Like it or not, the idea that “all politics is local'' is no longer reality. Instead, local government has been poisoned by the toxic political environment once confined at the state and federal levels.

Local reporters used to be shielded from the national political discourse, in part because municipal elections typically don’t include Rs or Ds next to candidate ...

The Benefits of Local Advertising

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When marketing your services or products, the best place to start is right in the community you serve. Your local community is full of potential new and returning customers, and that market is essential for you to sustain and grow. 

Local marketing is trending, and now more than ever it is important for your business to be prominent in your local market.

According ...

TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...

Veteran TAPinto Franchisee Launches TAPinto Raritan Bay

SAYREVILLE, NJ - Longtime TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood franchisee John Mooney is taking his talents to the banks of the Raritan. After spending years growing TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood into one of the networks top 5 most-visited sites, Mooney is officially launching TAPinto Raritan Bay, covering Sayreville and South Amboy, N.J.

“Since I am familiar with Sayreville-South Amboy and ...

Lincoln of Wayne: Three Generations Build One of Nation's Top Car Dealerships

May 13, 2021

WAYNE, NJ -- General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, Peter Spina, Jr., spoke with TAPintoTV about the dealership’s unique history being a third-generation, family-owned business.

Spina’s grandfather, Gaspar Spina, started selling cars in the 1950s and established the dealership in 1962.

“Back then, the industry was very different,” Spina explained. “He worked his ...

On Mother's Day: A Short Tale of a Neurotic Mother

May 9, 2021

Editor's Note: This story was written in 2017 and offers a little personal insight on the unspoken trials some face as moms.  It is shared with permission of Writefully Inspired and is intended to bring a smile to the faces of others who can relate.

This is a story about a mother.   And, it might just sound a little more than auto-biographical.  Because it is.

I ...

Are you using the Right Realtor to Accomplish Your Real Estate Goals?

May 13, 2021

OCEAN COUNTY, NJ — There are many things to consider when choosing a Realtor in today's market.

A FULL time Realtor who is passionate about Real Estate is very important. This ensures they are on the job immediately should anything come up throughout the buying/selling process and readily available to answer all calls/texts/emails. It's not the years in the business; ...