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Recipe from the Farm: Erin Headley’s Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

November 9, 2019

John and Erin Headley operate a small cranberry bog deep in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens. John works with the Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension in Washington Township, Burlington County, where researchers from Rutgers University work to combat pest and disease problems and study the many health benefits of cranberries.

Cranberries are a family ...

NJ Transit and Senator Joe Cryan to Host Town Hall Meeting

November 5, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - NJ Transit officials and Senator Joe Cryan will host a Town Hall meeting to discuss Rail and Bus issues in the 20th Legislative District.

The Town Hall event will be held on Thursday, November 7, from 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Community Access Unlimited located at 80 W. Grand Street in Elizabeth.

For more information call 908-624-0880.

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Reminder: Don’t Forget to Turn Your Clocks Back This Weekend

ELIZABETH, NJ - It’s time of year to fall back as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end this weekend and many look forward to getting that extra hour of sleep. 

TAPinto reminds readers to turn their clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday morning.

This adjustment typically takes place automatically on smartphones, computers, and tablets. Those with non-automated devices ...

Elizabeth is Going Green in a Big Way with the Launch of 400 “Lime” Electric Scooters Citywide

ELIZABETH, NJ - Elizabeth will have a new form of transportation to get around the city starting on November 1st. A new pilot program will introduce 400 Lime electric scooters citywide, which will be available for rental by the public. 

“I am proud to announce that Elizabeth is officially launching a Lime scooter pilot program, which will not only assist in a quick and affordable ...

Weather Conditions May Stall Road Resurfacing Projects, Union County Official Says

November 11, 2019

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The remaining resurfacing work scheduled to be done on county roadways this year may be postponed until next spring due to weather conditions.

“We might have to push anything left until the Spring of 2020,” said Director Joseph Graziano of the county’s engineering department, who updated the freeholders on the status of the 2019 Road Resurfacing ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Ed Barmakian of TAPinto Chatham

The featured TAPinto franchisee for November 2019 is Ed Barmakian of TAPinto Chatham.  Ed, a former veteran reporter and editor at The Star-Ledger and longtime Chatham resident, has been able to utilize his skills to create the go-to news source for the residents of Chatham Borough and Chatham Township, and a profitable business for himself.  

Q. Why did you want to ...

Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

Over half of Garden State property tax bills go toward educating the state's nearly 1.4 million public school students.

The average New Jersey tax bill is $8,767. About 52.6% of that, or $4,610, is the taxes the local school district levies on homeowners and property owners, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

But the average taxpayers in some ...

Summit Cleans Up After Tanker Spill

November 5, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ - Clean-up is ongoing after a tanker overturned on Broad Street -- near the Route 24 overpass -- in the early morning hours of November 4.

According to the City of Summit, the accident -- which occurred at approximately 3:15 a.m. -- resulted in an estimated 1,350 gallons of gasoline spilling out into the roadway and surrounding vicinity and forced the closure of multiple ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Ed Barmakian of TAPinto Chatham

The featured TAPinto franchisee for November 2019 is Ed Barmakian of TAPinto Chatham.  Ed, a former veteran reporter and editor at The Star-Ledger and longtime Chatham resident, has been able to utilize his skills to create the go-to news source for the residents of Chatham Borough and Chatham Township, and a profitable business for himself.  

Q. Why did you want to ...

'A Doll's House Part 2' Makes Timeless Claims at Summit Playhouse

SUMMIT, NJ – You wouldn’t think a follow-up to Henrik Ibsen’s play about Nora Helmer in 19th century Norway would be especially relevant today.

But the smart, funny sequel by Lucas Hnath has much to say about marriage, the cost of independence, abandoning one’s family and other issues that ring true. When Nora insists that marriage won’t exist in 20 or 30 years, ...

'Romeo and Juliet' Stay Eternally Young at Shakespeare Theatre

No matter how often, or how rarely, you may have seen Shakespeare’s love letter to “Romeo and Juliet,” it still returns with blazing life, in the romantic balcony scene, in the hard lessons we learn about Capulets and Montagues and in the eternal flame of lives snuffed out too soon.

The production at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison has held audiences ...

Warm Up with Seasonal Activities for Children at the Trailside Nature and Science Center

November 11, 2019

The first cold snap of the season is here, and parents looking for indoor and outdoor children’s activities can find something for all ages at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center, located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside.

“If you have never been to Trailside before, now is a good time to come and introduce your children to the many activities and ...