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Flamenco Para Los Niños

Sun, February 24, 2:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Flamenco Para Los Niños

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/24/2019 2:00pm 02/24/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Flamenco Para Los Niños

(All ages welcome)
Auditorium
Registration recommended
Admission Nation​ of Montclair returns with their riveting presentation of Spain’s ancient music and dance form known as Flamenco. With its colorful costumes and passionate sounds, this singular cultural program is expressly designed for children and their families. Please join the Youth Services Department as we explore the rich ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair , NJ 07042
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Tue, February 26, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Binge TV: The Handmaid's Tale - Sex, Gender, ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/26/2019 7:00pm 02/27/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Binge TV: The Handmaid's Tale - Sex, Gender, Dystopia

Examine discourses of language, power, gender, and sexuality by watching and discussing Hulu’s grueling adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s "The Handmaid’s Tale." We will unpack how elements of Atwood’s patriarchy are reflected in present-day discourses of romance, economy, and the female body.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Wed, February 27, 11:00 AM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Basketmaking:South Jersey Berry Baskets

Food & Drink Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 02/27/2019 11:00am 02/27/2019 3:30pm America/New_York Basketmaking:South Jersey Berry Baskets

When you think of New Jersey you think of Blueberries and Strawberries and this berry basket was used for both. Come and enjoy making these baskets as well as learning the history behind them.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Wed, February 27, 7:30 PM

Cedar Grove Public Library, Cedar Grove

Cedar Grove Notables

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/27/2019 7:30pm 02/27/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Cedar Grove Notables

Cedar Grove Notables

What do Marty Liquori, Allen Du Mont or Amanda Freitag have in common? The all lived in Cedar Grove. Join the Cedar Grove Historical Society on February 27 at 7:39 p.m. when Jean Jaeger will present a program entitled “Cedar Grove Notables.” The program will highlight residents who have contributed to the growth of Cedar Grove ...

1 Municipal Plaza Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
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Sat, March 2, 12:00 PM

NJPAC Center for Arts Education, Newark

Latin Afro Cuban Dance Master Class with Lyvan ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/02/2019 12:00pm 03/02/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Latin Afro Cuban Dance Master Class with Lyvan Verdecia at NJPAC!

REGISTER AT NJPAC.ORG/MASTERCLASS FOR ONLY $10!

Master classes at NJPAC Arts Education. Dance with some of the industry's top choreographers & educators!

Intermediate and advanced dancers ages 13 - 18

Saturday, March 2, 2019

12PM - 2PM

LYVAN VERDECIA was born in Havana, Cuba. He graduated from the National Ballet School of Cuba in 2013 and joined the ranks of the ...

24 Rector Street Newark, NJ 07102
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Sat, March 2, 1:00 PM

Franklin Avenue Nutley, Nutley

41st Annual Nutley Saint Patrick's Day Parade

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/02/2019 1:00pm 03/02/2019 3:00pm America/New_York 41st Annual Nutley Saint Patrick's Day Parade

Nutley's Biggest, Best Attended Parade Returns March 2 as the Nutley Irish American Association celebrates their heritage during the 41st Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.

Everyone is Irish today!

The parade begins in the parking lot of Holy Family Church and makes it way to Franklin Ave. before concluding at the reviewing stand at John H. Walker Middle School.

350 Franklin Ave Nutley, NJ 07110

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Bloomfield Health Department to Sponsor Blood Drive on May 28

May 16, 2019

The Bloomfield Department of Health and Human Services, in conjunction with Vitalant (formerly Community Blood Services), will host a blood drive from 2:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 28, at the Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad St.

Free parking will be provided. Donors must be in good health, at least 18 years old (16-17 with parental consent), weigh 110 pounds or more and have not ...

Big Truck Day and Recycling Event Scheduled for Saturday Morning

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield’s annual Big Truck and Electronics Recycling Day is taking place this Saturday, May 18 from 9:00am-12:00pm at 1350 Broad Street, in the parking lot across from Brookdale Baptist Church. While kids are admiring Bloomfield's Big Trucks, their parents can drop off household electronic Recycling.

Sponsored by Suburban Disposal with cooperation from the ...

Foxes Herald Nature’s Resurgence in Suburban New Jersey

For most of my life the only time I saw a red fox it was probably a raccoon. They have those same glow-in-the-headlights silvery eyes.

But a few years ago, I began to see a once-rare piece of roadkill with greater frequency. No matter how flattened the rest of the fox was, it’s bushy-tail would blow around in the highway draft of cars and trucks as they raced past.

I assumed the ...

A Failsafe in a World of Falling Safes

I subscribe to the “Falling Safe” philosophy of life.

A person walks down a city street, perhaps inexplicably happy or modestly content, or maybe consumed by the routines of their day or bothered by life’s little annoyances.

High above them, in the upper reaches of a skyscraper under construction, work is being done. A crane is lifting beams or huge HVAC units, glass ...

Bloomfield Police Department Blotter April 22 to April 28, 2019

May 3, 2019

Shoplifting:

4/24/19- Pedro Rivera Age 39 of Newark, NJ- An officer responded to 8 Franklin Street (Stop & Shop) on report of a shoplifter who was running from the store towards the Grove Street train station. Officers searched the area and located a Hispanic male, wearing a gray jacket, blue jeans, black and white baseball cap, which fit the suspect’s description given by Stop & ...

Cedar Grove Councilman Kumburis' Late Night Post-Election Visit Angers Resident

May 16, 2019

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - According to Cedar Grove Township ordinance 190-14 soliciting, peddling and canvassing shall only be conducted during the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.  That did not stop Councilman Harry Kumburis, who lost re-election by 33 votes on Tuesday, from knocking on doors after 10 p.m., allegedly targeting voters who had requested a vote-by-mail ballot but not ...

Newark's Broad Street Renamed to Mayor Kenneth A. Gibson Boulevard

NEWARK, NJ - The late Kenneth Gibson, Newark's first black mayor, once said, "Wherever American cities are going, Newark will get there first."

So it’s only fitting that Broad Street, one of the city’s main thoroughfares that has seen drastic changes in recent decades, was renamed today to Mayor Kenneth A. Gibson Boulevard. Right off the road, you can find Newark ...

Volunteers Collect 18 Tons of Trash From Streams and Lakefronts in Upper Raritan Watershed

May 19, 2019

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The one-day annual Stream Cleanup organized by Raritan Headwaters Association removed 18 tons of trash, litter and recyclables from almost 80 miles of river, stream and lakefront, the group reports.

Cleanup volunteers included individuals, families, scout troops, churches, businesses, civic groups, schools and environmental commissions.

More than 1,700 volunteers of ...

Tragic Death of New Jersey College Student Spurs Legislative Action for Safer Ride Sharing Services

TRENTON, NJ - In a moving and somber hearing on Thursday, state lawmakers listened to the testimony of grieving parents, community officials, and industry representatives on the need to implement safeguards for those using ride sharing services such as Uber and Lyft.  

With his wife Marci at his side, Seymour Josephson held back tears as he spoke about the tragic murder of their daughter ...

Jersey Shore Outdoors: The First of Summer Fish Caught Along with End of Spring Season Fishing

May 20, 2019

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - This is the time of the year when Southern Ocean County fishermen seem to enjoy the most. We are still in the midst of catching the spring fish such as striped bass, black drum, and big bluefish. Suddenly, the summer-like fish start to arrive in the form of black sea bass, summer flounder, and even a few weakfish.

Captain Dave DeGennaro of Back Bay Adventures out of ...

New Jersey Date Night: Ice Cream, You Smile

May 18, 2019

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

Frankie and Annette went on one, as did Gidget and Moondoggie. Archie was known to enjoy one with Betty and sometimes with Veronica, too.  Even Samantha and both Darrins got into the act. If we take a page from the retro dating handbook, you might just want to join the crowd and take your sweetie on ...

Is This the End of the American Century

May 12, 2019

“ The End of the American Century”

The above title has been listed with a number of journals and other perspectives.  This one above comes from The Atlantic! What was called the American Century really only lasted a little more than 50 years and followed World War II, and our “Best Generation!” In my case, it was my parents or your grandparents. There indeed ...

Stop Playing Along with the PC Police and Stand-Up for Italians

I am writing to you in response to Glen Rock's proposal to make Columbus Day a new day in Indigenous People's Day, and effectively white-washing history for a false narrative that destroys one of the biggest contributions an Italian has given the Western World.

Christopher Columbus, despite his faults, should be celebrated for his discovery of America over 500 years ago, not cast aside ...

Mayor Ravi Bhalla Speaks About Hoboken’s Past and Present at the 25th Annual Arts & Music Festival

May 20, 2019

HOBOKEN, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with Hoboken Mayor, Ravi Bhalla, at the 25th Annual Spring Arts and Music Festival, held on Washington Street. Over 300 artists and vendors along with three stages of music were on hand to entertain the crowd.

“It’s a time-honored tradition in Hoboken,” said Mayor Bhalla, “where the community comes together.”

Alongside the ...

Watch New Episode of TAPintoTV’s Original Series, HomeGrown: Clinton, NJ - Part 2

CLINTON, NJ -- After the debut of Part 1 of the premiere episode last week, TAPintoTV airs Part 2 of HomeGrown: Clinton, NJ on Friday, May 17. HomeGrown visits local towns across New Jersey to discover the stories and people that make each community special.

Host Stephanie Willoughby continues speaking with residents and small business owners in Clinton to learn more about this dynamic small ...

The Jaffe Briefing - May 17, 2019




It is Convention Time! The Jaffe Briefing will be on hiatus beginning Monday, May 20, returning Tuesday, May 28


TRENTON - It is the tale of two governors. There is Gov. Phil Murphy. And there is Senate President Steve Sweeney, who is acting like the governor, in this clash of the titans. Yesterday, Sweeney introduced a sweeping package of more ...

10% Happier by Dan Harris

10% Percent Happier by Dan Harris (Harper Collins, 2014)

 

My beloved sister-in-law, Betty Lenart, passed away last year. She faced death with a unique serenity, deeply dedicated to her Catholic faith. Each year Betty would go on a religious retreat, often located at the Jersey shore, where she would spend several days in silent meditation.  Sometimes I admit, I thought she was ...

The Weiss Sisters by Naomi Ragen

The Weiss Sisters by Naomi Ragen (MacMillan, 2013)

 

Naomi Ragen made her mark in the literary world with the wonderful novel, Sotah, published in 2001. Since then I have followed her career, reading every work. Ragen’s novels are generally about the complicated lives of Orthodox Jews and the decisions that plague some of them trying to balance a religious existence in a world ...

Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell

Then She Was Gone  by Lisa Jewell (Atria, 2017)

 

Then She Was Gone  by Lisa Jewell gets top marks in delivering the creep factor to those of us who like psychological thrillers that would have ended up being films directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Reminiscent of the classic The Collector by John Fowles, this haunting tale of a beloved daughter gone missing maintains its ...

Seven Deadly Sins: Lust

Seven Deadly Sins: Lust.  A Scribophile Anthology, 2019.

Twenty-one aspiring writers, who critique and assist other writing neophytes on Scribophile, were selected to have their short stories published in Seven Deadly Sins: Lust, the final volume in the Seven Deadly Sin collection. The other six books in the series include Gluttony, Wrath, Avarice, Sloth, Envy, and Pride. The stories ...

It’s summertime…and these tips can help make livin’ easy for teens with jobs

May 21, 2019

With summer almost here, many students will turn their attention to making money from a summer job. Whether it’s flipping burgers or filing documents, the IRS wants student workers to know some facts about their summer jobs and taxes.

Not all the money they earn will make it to their pocket because employers must withhold taxes from their paycheck. Here are some tax tips young ...

New Jersey Human Services Honors the Department’s Police Officers as Part of National Police Week

(TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services marked National Police Week on Wednesday by honoring 20 of its police officers for their efforts to protect some of New Jersey’s most vulnerable residents.

Police Week is celebrated annually to recognize police officers around the country who lost their lives in the line of duty and to recognize officer achievements. During ...

Honoring Music in Bloomfield

HONORING MUSIC IN BLOOMFIELD

On Thursday May 2, 2019, The Bloomfield Federation of Music celebrated its historic 75th Anniversary with a Gala at the Chandelier in Belleville, NJ.  Distinguished Bloomfield resident Paul Alongi Sr. was presented A Lifetime Service Award from Bloomfield Federation of Music President Patrick Burns and a Resolution from Freeholder Carlos Pomares.  The ...

Recapping Highlights from National Small Business Week 2019

The IRS continues to highlight many resources available to help small business owners and self-employed individuals understand and meet their tax obligations. Here’s a recap of key topics covered in IRS Tax Tips during this year’s Small Business Week.

How small businesses can connect with the IRS over social media. The IRS just launched its newest Twitter account created to offer ...

Obituaries

- Feb 8, 2018
Pao-Chin Bailey, of Bloomfield, was called home to be with her beloved husband Richard, on Friday ...
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Apr 30, 1941 - Feb 4, 2019
A musician who loved being outdoors and solving puzzles Daniel T. Meola. 77 of Nutley passed ...
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Mayor Ravi Bhalla Speaks About Hoboken’s Past and Present at the 25th Annual Arts & Music Festival

May 20, 2019

HOBOKEN, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with Hoboken Mayor, Ravi Bhalla, at the 25th Annual Spring Arts and Music Festival, held on Washington Street. Over 300 artists and vendors along with three stages of music were on hand to entertain the crowd.

“It’s a time-honored tradition in Hoboken,” said Mayor Bhalla, “where the community comes together.”

Alongside the ...