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Now in New Jersey

February 23, 2022

NEW JERSEY — Two schools receive traffic safety improvements. Plus, neighbors raise money for two long-time volunteers while one community celebrates a Veteran's 100th birthday. Also, volunteers help spotted salamanders cross the road.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, ...

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NEW JERSEY — Wine made in a Scotch Plains garage became a national award winner. Plus, thousands of students are now eligible for free Rutgers University tuition. Also, a round of applause for military service members who helped during hospital shortage. And, students show off robotic ...

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NEW JERSEY — Some community members are demanding justice for a teenager, following a fight at a mall. Plus, a new organization is serving one town. Also, friends and neighbors are celebrating a World War II Veteran on a milestone birthday. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, ...

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NEW JERSEY — In one community, there are major signs of progress. In another area, neighbors are fighting to protect what some call a "crown jewel." Plus, one teacher receives an international award and two teenagers' hard work is being recognized. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New ...

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NEW JERSEY — A TAPinto editor and her friend are sharing their story of jumping into action when they saw someone claiming to make a citizen's arrest. Plus, another community is taking steps to prepare for the state's plastic bag ban. Also, some football fans are about to go to new ...

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NEW JERSEY — A local hero is being remembered with a unique honor. Plus, a mask debate at a local meeting leads to a call to the police. Also, money to improve local airports and a big surprise for an officer who keeps one community safe. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, ...

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NEW JERSEY — Students are celebrating their retiring principal during his last day on the job. Also, some teachers are donating money to help future educators. Plus, one food bank holds a unique fundraiser that's getting support from another country. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in ...

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NEW JERSEY — One man is getting some hope to reunite with his family. Plus, a young writer is looking for the community's help as she chases her dream. Also, as some locals welcome one Olympic athlete back home, another athlete's supporters continue to cheer. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's ...

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NEW JERSEY — Vice President Kamala Harris visits Newark to discuss an infrastructure milestone. Plus, police officers have again surprised a young boy, after his unusual 911 call. Also, another police department is talking to high school students about careers in law enforcement. TAPinto's ...

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NEW JERSEY – At a Board of Education meeting, parents protested with pizza. Plus, as some students take their local project worldwide, others are ready to showcase their fashion designs. Also, one school district is honoring Black leaders during Black History Month. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has ...

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NEW JERSEY — In today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, two stories of generosity. One is from a retired teacher helping students and another from a community coming together to help a beloved friend. Plus, a young girl makes her debut on TV.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in ...

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NEW JERSEY — One family's battle caused a wife and mother to push for cancer screening for firefighters. Plus, some familiar empty nesters return to a farm. Also, an unusual 911 call is followed by a special delivery. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by ...

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NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy announces when the school mask mandate will be lifted. Plus, one local basketball team gets national attention after some signature wins. And in one community, people are using technology to preserve history. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, ...

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NEW JERSEY — Today is the American Heart Association's National Wear Red Day, and one stroke survivor is telling her story. Plus, as one group of car thieves were arrested after crashing into a police SUV, another car thief got a big surprise. And, a local psychic spills some "Jersey Shore" ...

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NEW JERSEY — The owner of a fixture in one community plans to rebuild, following a devastating fire. Also, one township is honoring a young baker after his appearance on a national TV show. Plus, some photography students are using the brutal cold to create art. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has ...

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NEW JERSEY — While one community is giving cash to helpful organizations, another town has solved its money mystery. Plus, one man's passion for pizza benefits others. And one area has a message for film and television producers, come here to create your content! TAPinto's Kristina Behr has ...

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NEW JERSEY — One community is remembering a furry forecasting figure, right before his big day. Plus, some neighbors were asked for help and answered quickly. Also, as some students are about to get a new-look school, others are aiming for the stars! TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in ...

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NEW JERSEY — A coach of one of the state's top high school teams is calling a new play, and now he's going pro. Plus, a New Jersey native is headed to the Super Bowl. Also, there's a new round of help for some college students in New Jersey. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, ...

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NEW JERSEY — A well-liked classmate killed while helping his grandmother is being remembered by friends, as there's a break in the case. Plus, local restaurants are serving up help for those who need it. Also, one community has a plan to start a stalled project on a dam. TAPinto's Kristina Behr ...

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NEW JERSEY — A student becomes a life-saving match, thanks to a persistent friend. Leaders in one New Jersey's school district are trying a new tactic to get teachers in the classroom. Plus, one town is looking to cut comment time at public meetings. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in ...

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NEW JERSEY — One teenager's idea to help babies leads to a new law in New Jersey. Plus, another teenager is definitely on a roll! And one school district has a big plan to cut millions. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland ...

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NEW JERSEY — A woman who refused to wear a mask caused one Board of Education to stop an in-person meeting. Plus, friends and colleagues welcome back an officer after a major health battle. Also, the New Jersey group who's delivering kindness and love with lasagna! TAPinto's Kristina Behr has ...

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NEW JERSEY — Some New Jersey businesses are preparing for the plastic bag ban, and others didn't even know it was coming. Plus, some great examples of helping others, all around the state. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland ...

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NEW JERSEY — A fast-moving marina fire was caught on camera and a community comes together to help a hero and his family. Plus, some major support for one of the state's busiest hospitals and one man's major passion for PIZZA! TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by ...

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NEW JERSEY — Another bear attack in a New Jersey town, some don't approve of Gov. Murphy's new COVID-19 vaccination mandate, and an officer is under investigation after being caught on camera threatening someone else. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by ...

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NEW JERSEY — One of New Jersey's largest cities is one of three in the country to get a big grant to help fight opioid abuse. Plus, one community comes together to help a beloved teenager in a health battle. Also, first responders help a best friend who had a 'ruff' day. TAPinto's Kristina Behr ...

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NEW JERSEY — There's new promising news that the COVID-19 surge in New Jersey is slowing. Plus, generous kids are using their hearts to help other kids. Also, one community prepares to honor a local hero, as he celebrates a milestone. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, ...

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NEW JERSEY — A community is remembering a New Jersey mother of four who died of COVID-19, just weeks after giving birth.  Plus, a high school freshman is going green and helping other girls at the same time.  Also, a little bit of luck changes 'lost' to 'found.' TAPinto's Kristina Behr has ...

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NEW JERSEY — As one New Jersey community mourns a COVID-19 victim, another is recognizing a new milestone. Plus, a legendary figure in Trenton reflects on decades of service. And a community spends months restoring history. TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by ...

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NEW JERSEY — One of the state's largest cities will start high-rise inspections, following a deadly fire in The Bronx.  Plus, Governor Phil Murphy signs the Freedom of Reproductive Choice Act.  Also, some encouraging news when it comes to a statewide COVID-19 measurement. TAPinto's Kristina Behr ...

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