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Tue, July 21

South Orange

Metal Pickup

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/21/2020 12:00am 07/22/2020 12:00am America/New_York Metal Pickup

DPW will pickup metal recyclables for residents who have scheduled and paid for this service. There is 6 item limit for this pickup. http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2326

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Tue, July 21, 8:30 AM

South Orange

Planning & Economic Development Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/21/2020 8:30am 07/21/2020 10:00am America/New_York Planning & Economic Development Meeting

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2801

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Tue, July 21, 8:30 AM

South Orange

Planning & Economic Development Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/21/2020 8:30am 07/21/2020 10:00am America/New_York Planning & Economic Development Meeting

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2801

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Tue, July 21, 4:30 PM

South Orange

South Orange Parking Authority Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/21/2020 4:30pm 07/21/2020 5:30pm America/New_York South Orange Parking Authority Meeting

Please contact the Parking Authority office at 973-378-7715 ext. 2037 for the Zoom Conference call information. http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2700

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Tue, July 21, 5:00 PM

South Orange

South Orange Senior Advisory Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/21/2020 5:00pm 07/21/2020 7:00pm America/New_York South Orange Senior Advisory Meeting

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2737

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Tue, July 21, 7:30 PM

South Orange

South Orange Public Library Board Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/21/2020 7:30pm 07/21/2020 9:00pm America/New_York South Orange Public Library Board Meeting

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2676

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Tue, July 21, 7:30 PM

Maplewood

Township Committee Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/21/2020 7:30pm America/New_York Township Committee Meeting

https://www.twp.maplewood.nj.us/township-committee/events/44214

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Wed, July 22, 8:00 AM

Maplewood

CEED Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/22/2020 8:00am 07/22/2020 9:00am America/New_York CEED Meeting

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Wed, July 22, 12:00 PM

New Providence

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Thu, July 23

South Orange

Household Bulk Pickup

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/23/2020 12:00am 07/24/2020 12:00am America/New_York Household Bulk Pickup

DPW will collect household bulk items curbside with the exception of metal and electronics for residents who have scheduled and paid for this service. Limit of 6 items. Call 973-378-7741 ext. 1 for an appointment. http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2312

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Thu, July 23, 9:00 AM

South Orange

Public Works & Utilities Committee Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/23/2020 9:00am 07/23/2020 11:00am America/New_York Public Works & Utilities Committee Meeting

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2480

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Thu, July 23, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Environmental Commission Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/23/2020 7:30pm 07/23/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Environmental Commission Meeting

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2467

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Thu, July 23, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Environmental Commission Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/23/2020 7:30pm 07/23/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Environmental Commission Meeting

http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2467

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Thu, July 23, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Environmental Commission Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/23/2020 7:30pm 07/23/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Environmental Commission Meeting

To join the meeting please click the link to the right. You must register prior to the event by clicking the link to the right and filling out the information. Event number (access code): 129 680 8032 Attendee Password: keyto. To Join by phone dial 1-408-418-9388 Event number (access code): 129 680 8032. http://www.southorange.org/calendar.aspx?EID=2467

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Sat, July 25, 8:00 AM

South Orange

Container Day- BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Government

Add to My Calendar 07/25/2020 8:00am 07/25/2020 1:30pm America/New_York Container Day- BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

South Orange residents are welcome to drop off household bulk items at the Public Works facility. Proof of residency is required and no commercial vehicles (U-Haul's/ Home Depot rental vans) are permitted on the property.

Electronics, construction material, and hazardous waste will not be accepted at these events. COVID-19 Policy- Mandatory to have an appointment to access the facility for ...

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New Jersey Date Night: Flavors of South America

November 30, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Now that we have Thanksgiving under (or perhaps a little over) our belts, New Jerseyans have had their fill of turkey, dressing and pie. Sure it was delicious, but when the hunger pangs return for both a dinner and a date night, we want a flavorful experience that’s a bit different. 

It was great ...

A New (Old) Kind of Holiday

Everyone is worried about the holidays and while I’m sad I can’t see my extended family I am also looking forward to this year because it is like the holidays of my childhood.

Having moved 3 hours away from all of our family when I was entering first grade and my parents quickly realized that the stress of holiday travel stole all its magic we spent every holiday with my immediate ...

Community Conversations: How To Win By Quitting Smoking

On the latest Community Conversation from Atlantic Health System, Dr. Stanley Fiel, Regional Chairman of Medicine, Atlantic Health System, explains why this year’s smoking cessation efforts are more important than ever.

 

Community Conversations: Healthy Holiday Decisions

The seasons of gratitude and giving can also come with some real dietary challenges. On this Community Conversation, Dr. Elkin Nunez, director of endocrinology at Atlantic Health System's Morristown Medical Center, will share some important tips to help those with diabetes make healthy holiday decisions.

 

Still Much to Be Thankful for This Thanksgiving, Despite Coronavirus

November 26, 2020

Thanksgiving is a special day of the year when we pause to give thanks for the blessings that we have. This year, the holiday has to be different - it will be smaller and more somber, virtual and outdoors or indoors with few people and the windows open.

That’s how we can safely, still show appreciation and give thanks.

As we celebrate this day, I would like to take a moment to ...

Maplewood Policer Blotter, Oct. 29 to Nov. 15

November 21, 2020

October 29, 2020; Damage to Home; At approximately 10:45 a.m., officers responded to a home on Field Rd. on a report of a possible bullet hole in the house. Officers spoke with the resident who located a bullet fragment on her bathroom floor and an entry hole from the bullet. It is believed that the round entered the home sometime during the early morning hours and it is not believed ...

Kings' Maplewood Location to Shutter Permanently

November 30, 2020

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Kings Food Store on Maplewood Avenue will shutter soon, said the communications rep for the grocery chain. The store is closed today and tomorrow to conduct inventory and then will reopen with merchandise at 50 percent off.

After receiving their 60-day layoff notice less than three weeks ago, “The company was able to offer positions to everyone in that ...

Streaming Forum to Address the Polarization of the Electorate, No Charge to Participate

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — A forum titled Traditional Media, Social Media, and the Polarization of the Electorate will be held online Monday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m.

"Our target audience is primarily the residents from East Orange, Orange, South Orange and Maplewood," said South Orange Village Trustee Steve Schnall, who will moderate the discussion with NJ State Senator Vin ...

West Orange Arts Center Exhibit Offers Glimpse of Latinx Identity and Culture

November 28, 2020

WEST ORANGE, NJ — "Visiones de Identidad: A Latinx Perspective” — the West Orange Arts Council's latest exhibit that’s running both virtually on the WOAC website and in person at the West Orange Arts Center through Dec. 12 — puts the spotlight on the Hispanic community by highlighting the works of 12 Latinx artists based in the New York area.

Though ...

Man Survives After Being Hit By Train in Upper Montclair

UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ — A pedestrian survived after being struck by a New Jersey Transit train on Wednesday, officials confirm.

A man was seriously injured, but is expected to survive, after he was hit by the oncoming train near the Bellevue Avenue Station in Upper Montclair. Sometime around 4:35 p.m., officials reported a trespasser strike.

According to NJ ...

NJ Scout Saddened But Undeterred After Park Project Vandalized With Swastika

November 25, 2020

WESTFIELD, NJ — A Boy Scout Troop is setting things right in a local park after a vandal or vandals defaced an Eagle Scout project with graffiti, including a swastika.

Dhillon Patel, 16, who is working with Boy Scout Troop 72, learned last week that trail markers he had put up in Tamaques Park were defaced. A photo provided to TAPinto Westfield shows a black swastika drawn on ...

PSEG Named To Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 13th Consecutive Year

December 1, 2020

NEWARK, NJ – Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) has been included on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for the 13th year in a row. PSEG has a long commitment to sustainable and ethical practices and achievements across environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. Being named to the DJSI list is further recognition of the company’s ongoing ...

TAPinto 2021 Primary Election Policies

TAPinto is a network of more than 85 award-winning objective online local news sites. While we accept Letters to the Editor, we do not have an Editorial Page and do not provide our opinion on any elections or issues.  We do not endorse candidates.

Like hardcopy newspaper, television, radio and other media, TAPinto provides opportunities for candidates to advertise.  Such advertising ...

Special $300 tax deduction helps most people give to charity this year – even if they don’t itemize

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers of a special new provision that will allow more people to easily deduct up to $300 in donations to qualifying charities this year.

Following special tax law changes made earlier this year, cash donations of up to $300 made before Dec. 31, 2020, are now deductible when people file their taxes in 2021.

“Our nation’s ...