TAPintoTV

February 19, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- Paul Shaffer is widely known as the former Musical Director of both Late Night with David Letterman and The Late Show with David Letterman, during which he was often involved in skits and the general hijinx of the production. However, as Shaffer tells Steve Adubato, he wasn’t always ...

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Valentine’s Day is widely known as the day of the year when love is celebrated, and indeed, February has been a month of romance for centuries. The St. Valentine’s Day we observe today evolved both from ancient Roman and early Christian history. There are many legends about who St. Valentine ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- The Cedar Grove Ambulance & Rescue Squad is seeking new volunteers to become members of their team, especially young people and students.  “I can’t think of anything that’s more important than what we do,” said Alan Chadrjian, an EMT and Driver with the Rescue Squad. “This ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- Maplewood’s oldest business, Woolley Home Solutions, spoke with TAPintoTV about their long history in town and how they've been able to maintain their success for 95 years.  “It’s a lot to live up to,” said Norman E. Woolley. “It’s important to support the town that’s allowed ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- On Saturday, February 8, world-class a cappella and barbershop singers will be performing at a free concert at the annual Jersey Harmony Explosion festival at James Caldwell High School in West Caldwell, NJ.  Jersey Harmony Explosion brings student singers together with ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The New York Times’ Chief Film Critic, A.O. Scott, appeared recently on One-on-One with Steve Adubato to share some of his picks for top films of the past decade as well as the past year.  Fellow New York Times film critic Manohla Dargis and Scott compiled their list of the “Most ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -- On Saturday, February 8, all of the short films nominated for the Oscars this year will be shown at Buzz Aldrin Middle School in Montclair, NJ. The “Celebrate the Underdog” Film Festival will showcase all 15 shorts nominated in the Live Action, Animated and Documentary categories ...

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Tonight, on the occasion of the 97th “State of the Union,” TAPintoTV looks back at the history of the annual address.  Nancy Pelosi, the current Speaker of the House of Representatives, sent an invitation to President Trump to deliver his next State of the Union address just two days after his ...

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STIRLING, NJ -- Searching for a unique and delicious way to celebrate Valentine’s Day for your partner, friends or colleagues this year? Look no further than a bien tower, a centerpiece creation made by a mother and daughter New Jersey duo known as the Dessert Ladies. Biens are made of chocolate ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ -- Louis Valori spoke with TAPintoTV about his work presenting seminars on safety issues to the community. Valori is the Owner of The Valori Group, a private investigation and security consulting firm, and has a background in both the military and local law enforcement.  “We live ...

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SOUTHERN U.S. -- TAPintoTV recently visited Atlanta, Memphis and Birmingham, where we traveled in the footsteps of the great American Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Atlanta is the birthplace of Dr. King, and is also home to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park.

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Altice USA’s News 12+, a television news broadcast channel available on cable systems throughout the NY/NJ/CT tri-state area, has added TAPintoTV to its programming schedule. The weekly TAPintoTV program, which airs Sundays at 11AM EST, will feature topical news and lifestyle ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- HomeGrown rings in its first holiday episode by paying a visit to Maplewood’s annual Dickens Village, a community celebration and tradition that takes place throughout the month of December.  Each December for over 60 years, Ricalton Square in downtown Maplewood transforms into ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with Crystal Pruitt, Councilwoman of Franklin Township, at the 2019 New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference. Pruitt is currently the youngest person on the Franklin Township Council, and we spoke with her about her background, goals, and advice for ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- At this year’s New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference, TAPintoTV spoke with Megan LoBue, Development Manager for ArtPride New Jersey, about the organization’s resources and latest arts initiatives.  ArtPride NJ supports New Jersey’s creative community and is widely ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with Everton Scott, Senior Public Affairs Manager at PSE&G, at the 2019 League of Municipalities Conference. Scott spoke about PSE&G’s presence at this year’s conference as well as the utility’s latest programs and priorities.   One of the most ...

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NEW JERSEY -- On Thanksgiving Eve, an emergency lockdown was conducted at Montclair High School due to reports of a student with a gun. Officials determined that there was no credible threat and no weapon was found. This excerpt from One-on-One with Steve Adubato addresses school lockdown drills, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Skin Deep Salon & Spa recently celebrated their 25th anniversary in business. TAPintoTV spoke with Susan Ann Barbaglia, Skin Deep’s Founder, as well as her clients and staff, about marking this milestone and the secrets to their success as a local, small business. “To ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -- TAPintoTV visited the Red Oaks School in Morristown, NJ to learn about their Executive Skills Curriculum. Developed in-house by administrators and staff, the faculty shared with us some of the program’s unique features and its long-reaching benefits for students.  Nelyda ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV interviewed Nicole Medina, the 2019 American Honey Princess, who was representing the New Jersey Beekeepers Association at the New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference. Medina shared information about beekeeping and the many ways the honeybee is of great ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV covered the 104th New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference this year, and spoke with Ray Zardetto, Senior VP of Communications at the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce, about the Chamber’s current priorities and upcoming events.  “We’re fighting for legislation, ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Steve Adubato sat down with New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney on State of Affairs to discuss the path forward to marijuana legalization and a new push to ban vaping across the state.  “It’s an epidemic right now,” Sweeney said, about the vaping crisis. “People are getting ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- At this year’s annual New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference, Mark Sokolich, Mayor of Fort Lee, NJ, moderated the panel, “Media Strategies: Tips & Tools for the 21st Century.” Presenters at the panel were Michael Shapiro, the CEO & Publisher of TAPinto.net; ...

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV recently attended the New Jersey League of Municipalities’ Annual Conference and caught up with Steven Ward, Business Administrator of Denville, NJ. Ward discussed some of the township’s latest initiatives, including a new recycling program that helps both the local ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ -- In the current episode of HomeGrown, Host Stephanie Willoughby met with Glenn Carlough, Co-Owner of Steel Wheel Tavern, located just steps from the Ridgewood Train Station. The establishment recently celebrated their three year anniversary and regularly hosts community events, live ...

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RIDGEWOOD, NJ — In the next installation of HomeGrown: Ridgewood, Host Stephanie Willoughby visits with staff and performers at Porch Light Productions, a theater company in Bergen County offering theater and related arts programs for students from kindergarten through college.  Founded in 2005, ...

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NEW JERSEY — NJ Department of Human Services Commissioner, Carole Johnson, explains to Steve Adubato on State of Affairs how $54 million allocated by the state will be used to raise subsidy rates for child care, allowing more families to afford better child care options. Commissioner Johnson ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- At this year’s East Brunswick Day, an annual event which brings together community residents, officials and businesses, TAPintoTV spoke with several attendees and participants. The event, which is in its sixth year, was held at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center and ...

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