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Bloomfield Holiday Tree Lighting and Skating Event Re-Scheduled To Dec. 16

December 10, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Township of Bloomfield’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting postponed last week due to bad weather has been rescheduled again due to weather, it is now Monday Dec. 16 at 6:30 p.m. . The event will feature caroling by Bloomfield High School Choir and local Girls and Boy Scouts, and a visit from Santa Claus at 7:00pm.

From 5:00-9:00pm ice skating will also be ...

Bloomfield Cruisers Hold Annual Toy Drive Event

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Bloomfield Cruisers Car Club, a nonprofit organization, will host its annual Toy Drive event this Friday, December 13, 6-9PM at Old Canal Inn in Nutley. The cover charge is $5 pp and an unwrapped toy valued about $15.

 

The Cruisers' event helps the Bloomfield Police Department annual tradition of assisting families with holiday gifts. The goal is to fill ...

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 ...

Governor Murphy Celebrates Milestone for Latest Class of NJ TRANSIT Locomotive Engineers

Governor Phil Murphy and NJ TRANSIT President and CEO Kevin Corbett this week recognized NJ TRANSIT’s latest locomotive engineer training class for completing their formal training.

This unique pilot class consisted of assistant conductors training to become locomotive engineers by leveraging their knowledge of the railroad.  The class of eleven trainees will be graduating ...

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 ...

'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 ...

Three Swastikas Found on Desks at Montclair High School

December 12, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Two student desks were removed from a classroom at Montclair High School after three swastikas were discovered, officials announced.

Montclair High School administrators have reported the offensive vandalism to Montclair Police and the incident is currently under investigation. Principal Anthony Grosso, in a letter to parents, confirmed that this was the second act of hate ...

Newark Unveils Ironbound Wi-Fi

NEWARK, NJ — Businesses, residents and visitors to Ferry Street can now seamlessly connect through a free, Wi-Fi network called “Ironbound Wi-Fi.”

The network stems from eight wireless access points along Ferry Street from Union Street to Merchant Street, and project officials have plans to expand the system. The Wi-Fi bleeds about a block off of Ferry Street, where ...

Fair Lawn EDC Begins Effort on Town-wide SpeciaI Improvement District

December 12, 2019

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is preparing to conduct a borough-wide district survey on the possibility of a town-wide Special Improvement District (SID).

Addressing the Fair Lawn Borough Council on December 10, Chairman of the EDC, Steve Weinstein, said the EDC is poised to begin surveying businesses about the viability of a town-wide SID.

Pedestrian Hit By Car on Route 46 in Wayne Dies at Scene

WAYNE, NJ – A pedestrian was struck and killed on Route 46 near the Ramada Inn at approximately 9:52pm on Wednesday December 11, announced Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Wayne Police Chief Jack McNiff.

Angelo Mascelli, 66, from Clifton was traveling on Route 46 East at the time his vehicle struck the pedestrian, identified as 60-year-old John Baranski, of Endicott, New ...

New Jersey Date Night: Holiday Outings to Light Up Your Heart

December 13, 2019

The holiday season is upon us and even though we feel pulled in every possible direction, it’s important to make time for our other halves. It may seem impossible with all the parties, school programs and work events, but scheduling a date is not only great for your relationship but a perfect way to celebrate the beauty of the winter holidays.

And when it comes to a beautiful ...

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 ...

Millennial Councilwoman Encourages Younger Generations to Get Involved in Local Government

December 10, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with Crystal Pruitt, Councilwoman of Franklin Township, at the 2019 New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference. Pruitt is currently the youngest person on the Franklin Township Council, and we spoke with her about her background, goals, and advice for millennials who want to get more politically active. 

Pruitt, who is also Chief of Staff for ...

Meadowlands Environmentalist Hackensack Riverkeeper Transforms Polluted NJ Industrial Sites

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- At this year’s New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference, TAPintoTV spoke with Captain Bill Sheehan of Hackensack Riverkeeper, about his organization and their efforts to revitalize the Hackensack River Watershed. 

Among its missions, Hacksensack Riverkeeper collaborates with planners to ensure that land use decisions reflect science and adhere to all ...

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STATEWIDE – To the dismay and disappointment of your local bodega owner, you no longer need to enter his corner store to buy your lottery tickets. Politicoreports on a new third-party app, called Jackpocket, in which you can simply swipe to buy tickets, create pools and collect your winnings, if you happen to be so lucky. Jackpocket launches today, claiming it is one of the most ...

SUEZ and The Shauger Group Make Thanksgiving Memorable for Local Families

December 1, 2019

Carrying on their tradition of spreading kindness during the holidays, SUEZ and The Shauger Group once again teamed up to make the Thanksgiving holiday a special one for local families.

Together, SUEZ and The Shauger Group​ donated 600 Thanksgiving meals to the municipalities of East Orange, Orange, Bloomfield, and Irvington, as well as to Saint Cecilia’s Roman ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Elizabeth Clee of TAPinto Clark

The featured TAPinto franchisee for December 2019 is Elizabeth Clee of TAPinto Clark.  Elizabeth, a former Human Resources corporate warrior, has used her corporate background and business experience to create her own successful, profitable business while giving back to the community at the same time. 

Q. Why did you want to franchise your  TAPinto site? What caused ...

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 ...

America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie

America’s First Daughter  by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie (William Morrow, 2016)

 

Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence, was a complicated man. The narrative of America’s First Daughter, told in the voice of Jefferson’s adoring daughter, Patsy, gives us Jefferson, the hero. However, as Patsy matures, she can’t deny that her ...

Get ready for taxes: Here’s what to know about getting a tax refund

December 13, 2019

Tax returns, like snowflakes and thumbprints are unique and individual. So too, is each taxpayer’s refund. This is something for taxpayers to remember next year when someone they know says or posts on social media about receiving a federal tax refund.

Even though the IRS issues most refunds in less than 21 days, it’s possible a taxpayer’s refund may take longer. Several ...

Representative Sherrill Invites Handwritten Cards for Firemen's Home Heroes

PARSIPPANY, NJ – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced the launch of the “Holiday Cards for Heroes” program for the 2019 holiday season.

Constituents are invited to drop off holiday cards for retired members of the New Jersey Fire Services at Representative Sherrill’s District Office in Parsippany, starting today ...

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Then click on "Submit Content" and select "Calendar Event Listing" and follow the instructions.

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Three events kick-start Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival 2020

Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival will kick-start its fourth festival in 2020 with three notable events, worthy of being festival headliners in themselves.

On Wednesday January 22 2020, iconic author ​Isabel Allende​ will visit Montclair as part of her book launch tour to talk about ​A Long Petal of the Sea/​ ​Largo pétalo de mar​. This masterful work of ...

Obituaries

Apr 23, 1918 - Aug 19, 2019
Ruth G. Bedford, 101 passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019 at her home. Born in Nutley, NJ, Ruth ...
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Jackson – Dolores V. Buerkle, 90, formerly of South Plainfield died Saturday, August 24, 2019 ...
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Millennial Councilwoman Encourages Younger Generations to Get Involved in Local Government

December 10, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with Crystal Pruitt, Councilwoman of Franklin Township, at the 2019 New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference. Pruitt is currently the youngest person on the Franklin Township Council, and we spoke with her about her background, goals, and advice for millennials who want to get more politically active. 

Pruitt, who is also Chief of Staff for ...