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West Orange Resident Tyrone Brooks Honored by Stevenson & Moses Boxing for Life

November 19, 2019

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Tyrone Brooks, a resident of West Orange, was honored by Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life for his commitment to the community during the "Ringside for a Cause" benefit held in Glen Ridge and co-chaired by CC Minton and Gregory Burrus.

Brooks has taught in the Newark Public Schools district for more than 20 years. Although he began his ...

Limited Time Only! 10% Off Your First Order At Lazydog Apparel & Imprints

December 5, 2019

FAIRFIELD, NJ — For a limited time only, Monica Gallo owner of Lazydog Apparel & Imprints is offering new customers 10% off their first purchase through January 31, 2020, with mention of this ad on TAPinto West Orange. 

Lazydog Imprints & Apparel is a family owned business that distributes promotional products for all marketing, advertising, personal ...

Metropolitan Plant Exchange to Donate Portion of Sales to JESPY House

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Looking to beautify your home or office, all while contributing to a worthy cause? You can do just that by making a purchase at Metropolitan Plant & Flower Exchange, which has store locations at 471 Mt. Pleasant Avenue in West Orange, 840 Route 17 North in Paramus and 2125 Fletcher Avenue in Fort Lee.

When you buy plants or flowers with a value of $50 or ...

RWJBarnabas Health Appoints Dr. Robert Greenberg ECT Medical Director

RWJBarnabas Health this week appointed Robert M. Greenberg, M.D., as Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) medical director of RWJBarnabas Health Behavioral Health Network, effective immediately. Greenberg’s new role is part of a system-wide initiative to broaden its behavioral health services and end the stigma associated with ECT.

Greenberg will open an ECT service at Clara Maass Medical ...

Essex County Sheriff's Department Cuts K-9 Jobs Beginning in 2020

December 6, 2019

ESSEX, COUNTY, NJ — Five furry Essex County officers will find themselves without a job in the new year, according to the Essex County Sheriff’s Department.

Due to budget demands, Essex County will disband its K-9 unit and will enter into a new shared services agreement with other law enforcement agencies starting in January 2020. The supporting agencies will provide the same level ...

Things to Do with Kids from Dec. 4-10, 2019

December is jam packed with fun activities for families and kids. You and your family can attend Santa's Flight Academy at the Short Hills Mall, a Gingerbread House Contest or West Orange’s Holiday Open House and Annual Christmas Tree Lighting, go behind the scenes for Giraffe Tours at the Turtle Back Zoo or see the Holiday Lights Show and much more. Your little ones are invited to ...

Metropolitan Plant Exchange to Donate Portion of Sales to JESPY House

December 4, 2019

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Looking to beautify your home or office, all while contributing to a worthy cause? You can do just that by making a purchase at Metropolitan Plant & Flower Exchange, which has store locations at 471 Mt. Pleasant Avenue in West Orange, 840 Route 17 North in Paramus and 2125 Fletcher Avenue in Fort Lee.

When you buy plants or flowers with a value of $50 or ...

Innovation and Compassion: Overlook Medical Center Gives Summit's Homeless Sleeping Bags - Hand-made from Surgical Wrap

SUMMIT, NJ – DECEMBER 2019 - With icy weather on its way, Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center put its innovative spirit to work to help protect the City of Summit’s homeless population, with a donation of its own hand-made sleeping bags and pillows, created from re-purposed surgical blue wrap.

Surgical blue wrap, used to cover sterile surgical instruments and ...

Lame-Duck Session in New Jersey: What Can They Get Done? 

The period of time between Election Day in early November, and when a new Governor or new legislators take the oath of office in January is often fraught with many twists and turns. In the middle of lots of holiday festivities, there's a rush to try to get stuff done.

Congress in 1933, passed the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, as President Hoover was leaving the White House, and newly ...

Man of Steel

Over Thanksgiving my daughter, home from college, wanted to do something with me that would be fun, healthy, and relaxing.

Perfect, I told her, thinking we could watch football, drink lite beer, and maybe fall asleep on the couch.

It turns out her idea of something fun, healthy, and relaxing was to attend a yoga class.

Here is what I know about yoga. Nothing.

Here is what I fear about ...