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Opponent of Blood Center Tower Defends R8B Zone

July 27, 2021

New York, NY—Multiple speakers took turns speaking in favor or opposition to the New York Blood Center’s proposal to build a 334-foot glass tower in the midblock on East 67th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues during a recent hearing conducted by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, as the project currently is going through the Uniform Land Review Procedure (ULURP). While the ...

Blood Center Attorney Challenges R8B Zoning Claim

New York, NY—The New York Blood Center’s proposal to build a 334-foot glass tower in the midblock on East 67th is currently going through the Uniform Land Review Procedure. After Community Board 8 voted against the proposal at its meeting on May 25, the proposal is now being reviewed by the Manhattan Borough President, Gale Brewer.

The Borough President recently held a meeting at ...

Elected Officials Announce Nearly $9 Million to Renovate Ruppert Park

New York, NY—A coterie of elected officials, community groups and advocates gathered on Monday at Ruppert Park during a press conference led by Councilman Ben Kallos (D-5), who announced nearly $9 million to renovate Ruppert Park on the Upper East Side.

The location of Ruppert Park at East 91st Street and 2nd Avenue has a storied past. It used to be home to the Jacob Brewing Company, ...

Opponent of Blood Center Tower Defends R8B Zone

July 27, 2021

New York, NY—Multiple speakers took turns speaking in favor or opposition to the New York Blood Center’s proposal to build a 334-foot glass tower in the midblock on East 67th Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues during a recent hearing conducted by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, as the project currently is going through the Uniform Land Review Procedure (ULURP). While the ...

Blood Center Attorney Challenges R8B Zoning Claim

New York, NY—The New York Blood Center’s proposal to build a 334-foot glass tower in the midblock on East 67th is currently going through the Uniform Land Review Procedure. After Community Board 8 voted against the proposal at its meeting on May 25, the proposal is now being reviewed by the Manhattan Borough President, Gale Brewer.

The Borough President recently held a meeting at ...

Seawright Hosts Special District Meeting with Schumer

New York, NY—Assembly Member Rebecca Seawright (D-76) hosted a community meeting with U.S. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) at the Lenox Hill Neighborhood House to answer questions from local residents and leaders and to provide an update on important ongoing legislative initiatives such as the bi-partisan infrastructure talks, among others.

Attendees included advocates, ...

We Brought Stella Home: The Mystery Solved & Insane Rescue

July 7, 2021

MANHATTAN—It was 7:20 pm last night when Dr. Autumn Brewer’s mother and I stood in front of a locked door. What we did next would determine whether Stella, the miniature Australian shepherd gone for four days, was alive or dead.

Jeannie tapped on the door.

“Stella?!” she called out with pure desperation in her voice.

Nothing.

“Stella?!” she called ...

New Doc’s Dog Kidnapped in Bizarre Upper East Side Burglary

New York, NY— When Autumn Brewer returned home from her grueling first-shift as a Resident Physician at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan, she expected her dog Stella to be there with a wagging tail and some much-needed comfort after a 14-hour shift— but when she opened the somehow-already unlocked front door of her Upper East Side apartment, her nightmare began.

“She has ...

Taxi Jumps Curb, Slams into Bus Shelter & Restaurant on the UES

MANHATTAN—A frightening crash on the Upper East Side left a bus shelter destroyed, a building smashed in and two people injured.

Just before 5:00 pm Friday, a Taxi driver lost control of his van on Second Avenue just south of E 82nd street crashed through a wall of a bus shelter sending it flying 15 feet away, shattered glass all over the sidewalk—but that didn’t slow the ...

Local Plastic Surgeon Prioritizes Patient Relationships

July 6, 2021

New York, NY—Dr. John Mesa has been a plastic surgeon specializing in cosmetic surgery for the past 11 years. A native of Colombia, he was first interested in studying architecture because he was very intrigued in symmetry shapes, but then eventually realized that being a plastic surgeon is like being an architect, so he pursued his ambitions passionately.

He earned an M.D. degree in his ...

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Allure Group Solidifies Transitional Care Through Vis A Vis Partnership

July 20, 2021

The Allure Group, a network of six New York City-based skilled nursing facilities, has bolstered its transitional care throughout the pandemic as a result of its partnership with Vis A Vis Health.

Dubbed “CarePath in Motion,” the state-of-the-art program was launched at the onset of the pandemic in early 2020, and has to date been implemented with over 300 patients upon their ...

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New Jersey Dentist Provides Painless Non-Invasive Laser Treatment for Sleep Apnea

July 26, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Dr. Joseph DalBon of the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry spoke with TAPintoTV to discuss a new painless laser oral treatment created to alleviate sleep apnea.

“Sleep apnea is a condition where the patient is waking up during the night and unable to breathe that can cause a number of serious health issues,” he said. Some of these health issues ...

What Are The Three Types of Electric Vehicles? Hybrid, PHEV and BEV

WAYNE, NJ -- General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, Peter Spina, Jr., spoke with TAPintoTV about the three kinds of electric vehicles in the automotive marketplace; Hybrid, PHEV, and BEV. 

Hybrid vehicles have gas and electric engines but no plug-in charging functionality. “The system charges itself through regenerative braking,” Spina explained. “It harnesses the kinetic ...

Compass Gives Back to Chatham NJ Community with Neighborhood Appreciation Day Event

TAPintoTV spoke with Suzy Minken of Compass about a new home in Chatham, NJ and why she hosted an Appreciation Day event for the local neighborhood.

After nine months of construction, 94 Elmwood Avenue is completed and open on Appreciation Day. “I wanted people in the neighborhood and the community to come and see how gorgeous this house is,” Minken explained. “I wanted ...

TAPinto Denville Franchisee Joins Senior Team of African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ

DENVILLE, NJ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) announced the addition of Ferlanda Fox Nixon, Esq. -- franchisee, publisher, and editor of TAPinto Denville -- as chief of policy and government affairs. 

AACCNJ is a proactive advocacy group that provides a platform for New Jersey’s African-American business leaders to speak with a ...

Lifelong Journalist Finds Way To Keep News Passion Alive By Launching TAPinto Chatham

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - To reporters, news is more than a job, it’s a passion. For Ed Barmakian, news is his whole life. And when he saw his passion was in danger, he found a way to evolve to meet the times rather than lose what he loves. 

Barmakian launched TAPinto Chatham in July of 2013. He had recently retired from the Star Ledger after 33 as a sports journalist and editor. His ...

Summer Ad Trends That Help Your Business Beat The Heat And The Competition

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Summer is back and so are customers! With the worst of COVID-19 hopefully behind us, people are more excited than ever to get outside and enjoy the warm weather. For your business, this could be a huge opportunity to draw in new customers and gain additional revenue you may have lost during last year’s lockdown. 

With consumers looking to shop locally now more ...

Shapiro: The Foxes are Winning: Partisan Local News Sites are Getting the Upperhand

Back in October, I wrote about the launch of partisan local news sites and how they were filling the void in local news in towns across the country. Since then, the amount of such sites has grown from a few hundred to more than 1,000. While some high-quality objective local news sites have launched since then, they are being dwarfed in size and scale by the partisan sites.

One ...