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Add to My Calendar 09/28/2019 11:00am 09/28/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Verona Arts Chalk Fest 2019

In participation with the Township of Verona, we are very excited to offer Verona's first ever Chalk Fest! Join us as we beautify our town with creative and cool chalk designs, while enjoying live music and delicious offerings from a variety of food trucks. Free for all to attend, participants will be able to register for an affordable suggested donation and receive their own square to ...

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Post Thanksgiving Winter Storm Intensifies

December 2, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – Phase Three of the post-Thanksgiving storm is well underway.  Models came together and are showing the storm to be a bit colder aloft than originally forecast.  This means higher snow totals than first predicted, and a later conclusion to the storm, now forecast to end near sunrise Tuesday morning.

Final accumulation totals are looking as follows:

South ...

Thanksgiving Storm-Sunday Update

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The three-part storm system has evolved exactly as models have predicted.  Rain has over swept most of the Central and Southern New Jersey areas, with freezing rain and snow now covering all areas north of I-80.

Any areas other than far Northwest NJ will see a changeover to all rain for the remainder of Sunday. The areas at highest elevations and the Northwest ...

Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce Santa Parade - TAPinto Photo Gallery

December 8, 2019

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The annual Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce Santa Parade stepped off at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 7.  The parade followed its usual route down Lafayette Avenue and ended behind the Louis Bay 2nd Library where locals could gather, be entertained by bands and costumed characters, and check out local vendors.

With excellent weather and crisp cool air, the gathered crowds ...

Animals in the Wayne Animal Shelter Get Holiday Surprises

WAYNE, NJ – This is the seventh year in a row that Wayne resident Candace Margiotta-Ross has come with a truck load of donated supplies for the Alan Purcell Wayne Animal Shelter (WAS); just in time for the holidays.  “It’s so needed and it’s such a wonderful thing,” said Sally Herman the Manager of the WAS.

“This is the best town for an animal shelter; ...

Five Suspected Overdoses in Red Bank Home Leave 2 Dead, 3 in Hospital

December 9, 2019

RED BANK, NJ:  When contacted, Red Bank Police Chief Darren McConnell said, “Last night around 12:30am we responded to a wellbeing check at 85 Bank Street, Red Bank.  Officers found 5 Male subjects unresponsive.  EMS from Red Bank (Alert Ambulance), as well as surrounding towns and MONOC paramedics responded.”

Two victims were pronounced dead at the scene and ...

One Vets’ Journey from Jumping Out of Planes to Caring for NJ Students

CAMDEN, NJ – Andrew Anderson was in his early 20’s when he jumped out of an airplane. 

It wasn’t the first time he’d done it. 

In fact, Sgt. Anderson had been making jumps for years at that point as a para-professional and member of the US Army’s 82nd Airborne. That day, a routine training operation at Fort Benning, a US army outpost that straddles ...

Rush Hour at the Port Authority Bus Terminal

During rush hour every evening, your bus is one of more than 1,200 NJ TRANSIT bus departures from the Port Authority Bus Terminal. In this video, we go behind the scenes of the world’s busiest bus terminal to see the incredible team effort that keeps all these buses moving.

The Port Authority Bus Terminal services more than 260,000 daily customers for both local and long-distance ...

NJ TRANSIT Launches New Online Performance Dashboard

As part of NJ TRANSIT’s commitment to improving service and transparency, and in support of Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Order No. 80, NJ TRANSIT has launched a new Progress by the Numbers performance dashboard at njtransit.com/performance. The dashboard contains industry-standard metrics for on-time performance, mechanical reliability and the causes for delays and ...

'A Christmas Carol' Reverberates at Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ - When the spirited production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” begins, you’re inclined to think it’s a comedic take on grouchy Ebenezer Scrooge. But we soon see that the Neil Barlett adaptation of the tale does dwell on the dark side. The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has more than done justice to this familiar tale.

Dickens had a way of ...

'Cinderella' Shimmers at Paper Mill Playhouse

MILLBURN, NJ - The story of Cinderella and her prince seems to have ongoing appeal for all ages. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical glitters and shines with strong voices and sharp choreography by Joann M. Hunter. Director Mark Hoebee has brought a loving, affectionate touch to this production. Artistic Director Mark S.Hoebee brings affectionate insights to this production,

The play leans ...

Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates

Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates (Harper Collins, 1995)

 

In the study of deviant behavior, there has been a continual debate over what causes people to be evil. Is it their upbringings by parents who abuse them? Or, are sociopaths just born bad? There are all kinds of arguments on both sides of the debate, and many works of literature probe the question. Was Charles Manson born bad, or did ...

Close The Stable Door Before the Horse Bolts

Does this sound familiar? You’re having a particularly stressful day and someone does something that you perceive to go against your belief or what you are trying to accomplish. Rather than finding out the facts or taking time to cool off, you immediately pick up the phone and call the person or compose a less than friendly email. Then, minutes after your knee-jerk reaction, you are full of ...

Tis the Season

This time of year, from Thanksgiving through the New Year celebration, is a season that provides for us the opportunity to stop our busy lives for a moment and give thanks for our many gifts and blessings; it’s a time of birth and renewal. No matter what your religion or belief structure, it’s a time when we can come together and celebrate new beginnings.

Often, however, we get so ...

NJ Needs To Protect Religious Freedom As It Seeks Public Health Solutions

December 9, 2019

On Thursday, December 12, the Senate Health Committee will be meeting to vote on S2173, a bill that would restrict or remove religious exemptions to mandatory vaccinations, thus prohibiting 35,500 children from attending New Jersey schools. 

But let’s stop pretending this is about the 2.6% of NJ families who are using religious exemptions. It isn’t.  It is a ...

The Holiday Season is a Special Time in Woodland Park

Merry Christmas! Happy Chanukah! Happy Holidays!

We kicked off the holiday season right in our Borough with help from the Memorial Middle School Student Council who helped collect food and prepare baskets, along with Fairway Markets who, again this year, generously donated turkeys for families in need in Woodland Park.

Thanksgiving weekend also hosted “Small Business ...

Morristown Medical Center Recognized Six Times as One of America’s ‘100 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs’

December 7, 2019

Morristown, NJ—Morristown Medical Center’s nationally recognized orthopedic program was again named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of ‘100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs.’ This is the medical center’s sixth consecutive year on the exclusive list, which is based on patient outcomes, satisfaction, and quality of ...

The Totowa Public Library's Bus Trip to the 9/11 Memorial & Museum!

The Friends of the Totowa Public Library, located at 537 Totowa Road, would like to host a trip to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in the middle or end of April 2020 (date to be announced).  If you are interested in going on this trip, please call the Totowa Library at 973-790-3265 to put your name on the list.