Upcoming Events

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Wed, December 8, 6:30 PM

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Council - Council Workshop

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Thu, December 9, 6:00 PM

Roselle

Library Board

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Mon, December 13, 7:30 PM

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Zoning Board

Government

The Omicron Variant – What We Know Today

An update on the Omicron variant of COVID-19 from Atlantic Health System experts Steven Sheris, MD, Executive Vice President, Chief Physician Executive, Atlantic Health System, President, Atlantic Medical Group and Jason Kessler, MD, section chief, infectious disease, Morristown Medical Center. For more information ...

Reminder: Free Holiday Concert with Terron Brooks and The Company Men

December 8, 2021

Free drive-up concert will observe COVID-19 safety guidelines; space is still available.

Music lovers in Union County can celebrate the season with the “Soulful Holiday Show” free drive-up concert presented by the Commissioner Board, featuring Terron Brooks and The Company Men at the campus of the Union County Vocational-Technical Schools, 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains, at ...

Elizabeth Girls’ Volleyball Players Selected to All Conference Teams

December 8, 2021

ELIZABETH, NJ- Six players from the Elizabeth Girls’ Volleyball team were recognized this past week by NJ Power Ranking for their individual successes throughout the 2021 season and were named on Union County Conference (UCC) All Conference Teams. 

Elizabeth senior middle blocker Jessebel Lara, No. 93 ranked blocker in the state, and sophomore setter/libero Mia Bonilla, No. 4 ranked ...

Other NJ News: Train Strike Claims Life of NJ Teen Battling Depression

December 8, 2021

RED BANK, NJ — As more details emerge about a train strike that took the life of a young man near the Red Bank train station on Saturday, the victim has been identified as Michael DeOliveira, 15, of Middletown. 

In his obituary, DeOliveira's parents shared that although their son "lost his battle with depression," his "personality was one ...

Dickens Village in Maplewood NJ Celebrates the 2021 Holiday Season Starting on December 4th

November 29, 2021

MAPLEWOOD,  NJ -- Dickens Village, an annual Maplewood NJ tradition, returns to Ricalton Square this week and will be open to the public from 1pm - 4pm on December 4th, 11th and 18th.

In celebration of the yearly event, TAPintoTV takes a look back at Stephanie Willoughby's visit to Dickens Village in 2019, and the community tradition of re-creating the village from ...

New Book Combines Classic Cocktails and True Crime Stories

December 5, 2021

If you’re throwing a themed party or looking to curl up with some scintillating stories and a nightcap, “Mixology and Murder” by Kierra Sondereker (Ulysses Press; October 2021) has what you’re looking for.

“‘Mixology and Murder’ is a combination of two things I really enjoy — cocktails and true crime stories,” said author Kierra Sondereker, ...

TAPinto Westfield's Coverage Following Parents' Objection to Toni Morrison Book Brings National Attention

WESTFIELD, NJ — When TAPinto Westfield Managing Editor Matt Kadosh walked in to the Board of Education meeting on November 16, he didn't know that hours later he would write the site's most read story of the month, and it would get national attention, too.

"I didn't know they were going to talk about it until it came up," Kadosh said.

"It" ...

TAPinto Tips: Let TAPinto Be Part of your Marketing Plan

Do you have a Marketing Plan?  What are you doing now? Is it working? What's your budget? Do you want to reach our TAPinto viewers? Have you considered the TAPinto Do-it-Yourself (DIY) marketing platform? These are the questions I will ask you when inquiring about marketing with TAPinto.

The TAPinto network of 90 franchised sites in New Jersey ...

Issue Advocacy: How One TAPinto Franchisee Knew It Was Time to Engage the Reader Differently

Elizabeth Meyers knows how things work in Trenton.

She worked for a legislative member starting at the age of 20, then as a contract lobbyist, and then a stint at Capital Impact Group. Then Meyers went back to the legislature, where she worked as Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo's Chief of Staff for nine years.

Meyers is the Publisher/Editor for TAPinto Bordentown and Editor for ...

Elizabeth Juvenile Assaults Crossing Guard and Police Officer

November 18, 2021

On November 17, 2021 at 7:30 a.m., Roselle Park Police responded to the 400 block of Chestnut St., on a report of a crossing guard that was assaulted. Responding officers found the crossing guard with a laceration to his head. While officers were rendering aid, a second crossing guard reported he was just pushed to the ground from behind on the 500 block of Chestnut St., and suffered a minor ...

Recognizing Veterans and Military Families Month

November 25, 2021

November 2021

Every November since 1996, Veterans and Military Families Month has been recognized as a time to honor those who have dedicated their lives in the service of our country, including their family members, care givers and survivors.

This year, I would like to draw attention to those serving in the National Guard, who have worked unstintingly in response to the COVID-19 ...

Creative Stocking Stuffers That Won’t Break the Bank

The stocking hung by the fireplace stuffed to the brim with goodies is an iconic symbol of Christmas. They sit there just waiting to be dumped out all over the floor. And, be honest: Who wants a pair of white socks or a bag of candy coal?

These stocking stuffers are sure to bring out a “ho ho ho!” from young and old alike! From tech to coffee to fun and games for kids of all ages, ...

10 DIY Décor Ideas for Your Holiday Home

So much of the joy from the holiday season comes from entertaining. Whether you’re throwing a big bash for the neighborhood or hosting a more intimate gathering of close family and friends, filling your home with exciting and colorful decorations is a must.

Rather than buying everything pre-made, consider rounding out your décor collection with some DIY items that highlight your ...