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Supporters Turn Out for Menin Kickoff Rally

September 14, 2021

New York, NY—Numerous elected officials, candidates running for elected office, community leaders and members of organized labor joined with Democratic-nominee for the City Council seat in District 5, Julie Menin, at Carl Schurz Park on Sunday to officially kick off her general election campaign for the general election seven weeks from today.

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Unicyclist Struck By Taxi on Madison Avenue

New York, NY—A young man riding an electric unicycle is lucky to be alive— taken to the hospital after being struck by a yellow taxi this afternoon on the Upper East Side that just kept going, in what police are investigating as a hit-and-run.

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Doorman to the Rescue While on Break

New York, NY—A beloved Upper East Side doorman is being hailed as a hero tonight for averting a potential tragedy when a laundromat on East 78th Street near York Avenue went up in flames just before 5:00 Tuesday afternoon. Neighbors who live above the ground floor laundromat credit Musa Saiti with saving their lives.

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Driverless Car Jumps Curb After Accident and Crashes into Equinox Gym, Three Injured

New York, NY–A frightening scene on Third Avenue just after 9:00 Sunday night, when a two car accident ended with one of the vehicles driverless, jumping the curb and slamming into the front of Equinox gym on East 92nd street between Third and Second Avenues– the accident sending three people to the hospital.

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Rideshare Passenger Abandons Floating Car on Flooded FDR Drive

New York, NY—During the height of Wednesday night’s monster storm, a passenger abandoned their waterlogged and floating rideshare on the FDR drive near East 79th Street on the Upper East Side, which looked like an overflowing swimming pool with waves spilling and splashing over the concrete barriers separating the highway from the East River Esplanade. 

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Conspiracy Theorists Hang Swastika Poster on Fifth Avenue in Disgusting Display

New York, NY—‘Disgusting.’ That simple, powerful word from the young Jewish professional who spotted a group of men spreading antisemitic propaganda featuring Nazi imagery on Fifth Avenue, reflects the sentiment most New Yorkers have after seeing the men’s table set up on the sidewalk, a poster hanging from it bearing three large swastikas.

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Three Cyclists Injured in Upper East Side Crash During the Five Boro Bike Tour

New York, NY—Three cyclists were hurt Sunday morning in a crash on the Upper East Side during the annual Five Boro Bike Tour, according to event organizers. 

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Community Organizations Launch Free Tutoring for Newark NJ Students This Week

September 13, 2021

NEWARK, NJ---TAPintoTV spoke with Jared Taillefer, the Executive Director of Great Oaks Legacy Charter School, Rev David Jefferson of Metropolitan Baptist Church, and Destiny McFarlane, the Tutorial Manager of the Newark Unites Program, about the Newark Unites Tutoring Program which launches this week.

The Newark Unites Tutoring Center provides free, high dosage tutoring and academic support ...

New Jersey Multicultural Podcast Producer Launches Exclusive Content with Audible

NEWARK, NJ -- Anthony Frasier, CEO of ABF Creative, an audio intelligence-driven production company located in Newark spoke with TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur to discuss the company’s body of work in recent years. 

ABF Creative is America’s first and only AI-driven production company and has focused so far on multicultural projects inspired by the diversity of its team.