Guest Column

August 5, 2021

On afternoon of July 20, 2021, after several years of being challenged by bronchiectasis, Adrienne Kavelle Lieberman passed away gently, surrounded by her loving children and grandchildren. We held her hand and sang her a lullaby, and then she was gone.  She walks in beauty, like the night Of ...

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Special to TAPinto. This column was written and produced by Insider NJ.  Remember back in March when NJ Senator Mike Testa (R-Vineland) sponsored a bill to ban transgender athletes from high school and college sports in New Jersey? “I think that allowing transgender athletes to compete ...

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Special to TAPinto. This column was written and produced by Insider NJ.  Remember back in March when NJ Senator Mike Testa (R-Vineland) sponsored a bill to ban transgender athletes from high school and college sports in New Jersey? “I think that allowing transgender athletes to compete ...

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The Pandemic has been tough for everyone, especially for those who have contracted the coronavirus or whose loved ones have contracted it. For world travelers, safety and health considerations brought travel to a halt in 2020. As 2021 progresses, many opportunities present themselves to travelers ...

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The Pandemic has been tough for everyone, especially for those who have contracted the coronavirus or whose loved ones have contracted it. For world travelers, safety and health considerations brought travel to a halt in 2020. As 2021 progresses, many opportunities present themselves to travelers ...

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Over this year and a half, we have seen New Jersey’s already evident housing crisis nearly implode due to job loss. With the end of the federal moratorium on eviction, millions of Americans are facing the very real possibility of homelessness. “New Jersey is one of only a few states throughout ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Local wildlife organizations need county residents’ help to solve the mystery of an unknown illness killing young songbirds in the state, and to stop its spread. What’s happening to songbirds? Dr. Nicole Lewis, a wildlife veterinarian with the state Division of Fish and ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Local wildlife organizations need county residents’ help to solve the mystery of an unknown illness killing young songbirds in the state, and to stop its spread. What’s happening to songbirds? Dr. Nicole Lewis, a wildlife veterinarian with the state Division of Fish and ...

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Water is a precious resource. We cannot live without it. Water is a life-or-death issue for all living things. But for the most part, we take it for granted. Often when that happens, it’s because we have an abundance of something. But do we? The recent headline, “Yorktown Under Water ...

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I will begin by quoting a recent Instagram message by Justin Bieber. “Nobody will ever understand the pressures you face! I know we don’t know each other but I’m so proud of the decision to withdraw.  It’s as simple as – what does it mean to gain the whole world but forfeit your soul. Sometimes ...

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I will begin by quoting a recent Instagram message by Justin Bieber. “Nobody will ever understand the pressures you face! I know we don’t know each other but I’m so proud of the decision to withdraw.  It’s as simple as – what does it mean to gain the whole world but forfeit your soul. Sometimes ...

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I will begin by quoting a recent Instagram message by Justin Bieber. “Nobody will ever understand the pressures you face! I know we don’t know each other but I’m so proud of the decision to withdraw.  It’s as simple as – what does it mean to gain the whole world but forfeit your soul. Sometimes ...

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I will begin by quoting a recent Instagram message by Justin Bieber. “Nobody will ever understand the pressures you face! I know we don’t know each other but I’m so proud of the decision to withdraw.  It’s as simple as – what does it mean to gain the whole world but forfeit your soul. Sometimes ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Local wildlife organizations need county residents’ help to solve the mystery of an unknown illness killing young songbirds in the state, and to stop its spread. What’s happening to songbirds? Dr. Nicole Lewis, a wildlife veterinarian with the state Division of Fish and ...

Read more »

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Local wildlife organizations need county residents’ help to solve the mystery of an unknown illness killing young songbirds in the state, and to stop its spread. What’s happening to songbirds? Dr. Nicole Lewis, a wildlife veterinarian with the state Division of Fish and ...

Read more »

I will begin by quoting a recent Instagram message by Justin Bieber. “Nobody will ever understand the pressures you face! I know we don’t know each other but I’m so proud of the decision to withdraw.  It’s as simple as – what does it mean to gain the whole world but forfeit your soul. Sometimes ...

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I will begin by quoting a recent Instagram message by Justin Bieber. “Nobody will ever understand the pressures you face! I know we don’t know each other but I’m so proud of the decision to withdraw.  It’s as simple as – what does it mean to gain the whole world but forfeit your soul. Sometimes ...

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I will begin by quoting a recent Instagram message by Justin Bieber. “Nobody will ever understand the pressures you face! I know we don’t know each other but I’m so proud of the decision to withdraw.  It’s as simple as – what does it mean to gain the whole world but forfeit your soul. Sometimes ...

Read more »

I will begin by quoting a recent Instagram message by Justin Bieber. “Nobody will ever understand the pressures you face! I know we don’t know each other but I’m so proud of the decision to withdraw.  It’s as simple as – what does it mean to gain the whole world but forfeit your soul. Sometimes ...

Read more »

I will begin by quoting a recent Instagram message by Justin Bieber. “Nobody will ever understand the pressures you face! I know we don’t know each other but I’m so proud of the decision to withdraw.  It’s as simple as – what does it mean to gain the whole world but forfeit your soul. Sometimes ...

Read more »

I will begin by quoting a recent Instagram message by Justin Bieber. “Nobody will ever understand the pressures you face! I know we don’t know each other but I’m so proud of the decision to withdraw.  It’s as simple as – what does it mean to gain the whole world but forfeit your soul. Sometimes ...

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As a former Board of Education trustee in the Lakeland Central School District (LCSD), I know exactly why we started the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) initiative and committee. Contrary to what some have implied, it’s about more than a petition from last summer. It was inspired by ...

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I lead a pretty fulfilling life. I have a job I enjoy, a wife I love, and hobbies that keep me busy. So, why does a stein-holding contest from two years ago sometimes keep me up at night? In October 2019—a long, long time ago, in the pre-COVID times—I attended an Oktoberfest event at Captain ...

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I lead a pretty fulfilling life. I have a job I enjoy, a wife I love, and hobbies that keep me busy. So, why does a stein-holding contest from two years ago sometimes keep me up at night? In October 2019—a long, long time ago, in the pre-COVID times—I attended an Oktoberfest event at Captain ...

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In just about any endeavor, you’ll benefit by showing resilience – and that’s certainly true when it comes to achieving your financial goals.   You can demonstrate this resilience by answering these questions: What is your specific goal? What obstacle do you face in achieving this goal? How can ...

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RARITAN TWP. -- The annual Raritan Township Community Day & Car Show will make its return after being cancelled last year because of the pandemic. It will be held Sept. 25 at Lenape Park, 114 Route 523 (Sergeantsville Road), from noon to 4 p.m., with a rain date of the following day.

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Earlier this week at Governor Philip Murphy’s mansion, a large group of immigrant rights’ activists assembled to demand an infusion of $1 billion into the Excluded New Jerseyans Fund. Activists are petitioning the Governor to make a commitment to allocate additional funds to the ...

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“In the world through which I travel, I am endlessly creating myself,” said noted psychiatrist Frantz Fanon. Once you are separated from the things and places familiar to you and exploring the unknown, it is often an auspicious time for introspection and self-discovery. It can serve as a window ...

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Carolina Cerna is a member of John Jay High School’s Class of 2023. She was the winner of the Bedford IDEA Committee’s Juneteenth Essay Contest. People who provide the spark do not often get to sit by the fire. To be the one to ignite a fire is not easy. You will be critiqued, talked down to, ...

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“The highest manifestation of life consists in this: that a being governs its own actions. A thing which is always subject to the direction of another is somewhat of a dead thing”. Thomas Aquinas One of the biggest misconceptions around learning the principles of entrepreneurship is that it is ...

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