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COVID-19 Testing Starts Monday at Two Subway Stops

December 22, 2021

New York, NY—Governor Hochul announced today that starting on Monday, December 27, COVID-19 PCR testing will be conducted at two subway stops—Times Square-42nd Street and Grand Central Terminal—and will expand to five across New York City beginning next week, part of an effort to combat a winter surge in COVID cases.

The walk-in times at Times Square will be from 8:00 AM to ...

Advocates for Restaurant Workers Call on Gov. Hochul to Raise Wages

New York, NY—Restaurant workers, many of them women, are leaving their jobs in the restaurant industry in droves in New York City because of the subminimum wage and the only way to stem those losses is for Governor Kathy Hochul to sign an executive order to raise their wages, according to advocates.

One Fair Wage, a national organization comprised of over 200,000 service workers, 800 ...


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TAPinto Recognizes Local News Sites With One Million Plus Pageviews in 2021

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro is congratulating eight TAPinto local news sites with more than one million pageviews in 2021.

"The site traffic of these TAPinto sites is tremendous and a testament to the high-quality, original local news stories each of them produces every day," Shapiro said.  "It demonstrates once again that ...

TAPinto Announces State News Section: 'News Around New Jersey'

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto has launched a new section for statewide news in New Jersey.  News Around New Jersey has stories that impact residents all over the state - from decisions made by state and local leaders to pending legislation in Trenton to business newsmakers in New Jersey.

Veteran journalist and New Jersey native Kristina Behr reports on original content ...

TAPinto Ridgewood Publisher Jason DeAlessi Talks About His Passion for the Community & Its Future

RIDGEWOOD, NJ — If there's one thing you need to know about TAPinto Ridgewood publisher Jason DeAlessi, know this:

He loves Ridgewood.  And it's been that way for a long time.

"As a kid, we used to go down to the county park in Ridgewood and then eat at the old Country Pancake House, and my dad would take me bike riding," DeAlessi said.

DeAlessi, ...