Community Announcements

Say It's Not Snow - Another 7-10 Inches Possible

February 4, 2014 at 1:45 PM

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Another Winter Storm Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service, just one day after Mother Nature dumped over 8 inches of snow in West Orange.  The warning calls for snow to begin falling Wednesday, Feb. 5 around midnight, with possible snow accumulations of 4-8 inches. The warning is in effect from midnight to 6 p.m. on Feb. 5.

The wintry weather is expected to continue through Wednesday morning, with snow, freezing rain and sleet before noon; freezing rain and sleet between noon and 3 p.m., and snow and freezing rain after 3 p.m., with possible accumulations of  1-3 inches.

The West Orange Department of Public Works has been working non-stop to plow and de-ice the 100 miles of West Orange roads.  If residents have not had their roads plowed, they can contact the Department of Public Works at (923) 325-4067 or the Mayor's Office at (973) 325-4100.

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Former NY Giant Steve Weatherford and The Shauger Group Provide Thanksgiving Meals to Families in Need

November 30, 2016

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The Shauger Group, Inc. (TSG) has once again partnered with former New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford to spread holiday cheer and help families in need around Thanksgiving.

On Tuesday, Nov. 22 Weatherford and Donald Shauger, vice president of TSG, handed out turkeys to underprivileged families in Newark in an effort organized by the Believe in Newark Foundation.

Elizabeth Native Diagnosed With Rare Brain Tumor

November 20, 2016

ELIZABETH, NJ – When 28-year-old, Elizabeth resident Mike Georgevich was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor, his sister Nicole didn’t hesitate to spring into action. Along with family and friends, she set up a GoFundMe to help raise funds for her brother’s upcoming surgery and potential rehabilitation thereafter.

“People's reactions and stories of their own ...

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Fri, December 2, 8:00 PM

Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, Summit

A Very Special (Holiday) Special

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The Manor - Garden Room, West Orange

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Don't Sacrifice the Environment to Fund the State Treasury

November 23, 2016

Dear Editor:

New Jersey’s Natural Resource Damages (NRD) program is an incredibly important and necessary program rising from the state’s history of incremental spills and discharges, as well as historic industrialization. 

NRD requires polluters to go beyond the mandated cleanup and to pay damages for restoration and compensation for the public loss of use of natural ...

Andy’s Family Music Showcases Alex Weiss on Drums

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Andy’s Family Music Center of Livingston is proud to highlight 11-year-old Alex Weiss, a fifth grader at Collins Elementary School with an aptitude for drums.

Alex studies drums at Andy’s under the instruction of Joe Vitello. He says hid favorite band is Fall Out Boy and that his dad is his number one musical influence.

Check him out in the video ...

Q&A With Owners of Meadowbrook Country Day Camp

Recently, the owners of Meadowbrook Country Day Camp, Dan Milman and George Stein, took part in a fun Question and Answer session. Below are the questions and their responses. To learn more about Milman, Stein and Meadowbrook, click here to read a recent article that ran on TApinto.net.

 

WHEN YOU HEAR THE WORD CAMP, WHAT VISUAL COMES TO MIND?

George: A six lb.

Getting a Handle on Thanksgiving

This year, on our National Day of Thanks, I would like to express my gratitude for having hands.

We typically don’t thank our body parts because they seldom leave us.  Most of us have not experienced unfortunate accidents or suffered the horrible consequences of war; tragic events  which might cause us to lose a limb.  

Most of us take our fingers and hands and elbows ...

My Epic Beauty Fails

One day as I was looking around a high-end cosmetics store for a new lipstick, a “beauty expert” approached me and said that I was so stunning I should forget the lipstick, and get a lip plumper instead. At first I wondered why I needed a lip plumper if I was already so stunning. But then I thought, “Now here is someone wearing a badge that says, ‘beauty expert,’ so ...