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December 17, 2018

The holiday season has arrived.  That means you will be on the giving or receiving end of a poinsettia, Christmas cactus, cyclamen, amaryllis or other holiday plant.  Extend the beauty and longevity of these holiday beauties with proper care. And that starts the minute you leave the florist or ...

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The holiday season has arrived.  That means you will be on the giving or receiving end of a poinsettia, Christmas cactus, cyclamen, amaryllis or other holiday plant.  Extend the beauty and longevity of these holiday beauties with proper care. And that starts the minute you leave the florist or ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Children on Edgar Place weren’t the only ones to experience the magic of Christmas Eve last year. Residents young and old witnessed the surprise of luminaries placed on their sidewalk, stretching end-to-end on both sides of the street. The lights burned safely for hours in their white ...

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The holiday season has arrived.  That means you will be on the giving or receiving end of a poinsettia, Christmas cactus, cyclamen, amaryllis or other holiday plant.  Extend the beauty and longevity of these holiday beauties with proper care. And that starts the minute you leave the florist or ...

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The holiday season has arrived.  That means you will be on the giving or receiving end of a poinsettia, Christmas cactus, cyclamen, amaryllis or other holiday plant.  Extend the beauty and longevity of these holiday beauties with proper care. And that starts the minute you leave the florist or ...

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The holiday season has arrived.  That means you will be on the giving or receiving end of a poinsettia, Christmas cactus, cyclamen, amaryllis or other holiday plant.  Extend the beauty and longevity of these holiday beauties with proper care. And that starts the minute you leave the florist or ...

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The holiday season has arrived.  That means you will be on the giving or receiving end of a poinsettia, Christmas cactus, cyclamen, amaryllis or other holiday plant.  Extend the beauty and longevity of these holiday beauties with proper care. And that starts the minute you leave the florist or ...

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The holiday season has arrived.  That means you will be on the giving or receiving end of a poinsettia, Christmas cactus, cyclamen, amaryllis or other holiday plant.  Extend the beauty and longevity of these holiday beauties with proper care. And that starts the minute you leave the florist or ...

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The holiday season has arrived.  That means you will be on the giving or receiving end of a poinsettia, Christmas cactus, cyclamen, amaryllis or other holiday plant.  Extend the beauty and longevity of these holiday beauties with proper care. And that starts the minute you leave the florist or ...

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Gardeners know the benefits of digging in the soil. It elevates a person’s mood, improves mental and physical well-being and the outcome is always good – added beauty or tasty nutritional food.  But many of us are stuck indoors for the winter, have a lack of space to garden outdoors or just can’t ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - For decades, families in Nutley and Belleville have known Franklin Farms as their destination for Christmas Trees, wreaths, and grave blankets. That tradition continues today as Mike Tauriello and his team serve their customers from the south Franklin Ave. location.  Originally ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ - Residents and their dogs were on hand as the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders officially cut the ribbon and opened the Warinanco Dog Park in Roselle this past Saturday. The new dog park is located behind the Warinanco Sports Center located at 1 Park Drive in ...

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ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ - Residents and their dogs were on hand as the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders officially cut the ribbon and opened the Warinanco Dog Park in Roselle this past Saturday. The new dog park is located behind the Warinanco Sports Center located at 1 Park Drive in ...

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WARETOWN - The Township of Ocean Recreation has announced their 2018 Holiday House Decorating Contest. There are several ways to enter: Simply submit the address of the nominated home via email to: recreation@twpoceannj.gov or you may also phone/email the Clerk’s Office 693-3302 x 221 or ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison High School Art students once again partnered with Madison Area Chamber of Commerce businesses to help brighten the downtown businesses district with their holiday artwork.  Students painted store front windows and doors and helped to make Madison more festive this holiday ...

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Gardeners know the benefits of digging in the soil. It elevates a person’s mood, improves mental and physical well-being and the outcome is always good – added beauty or tasty nutritional food.  But many of us are stuck indoors for the winter, have a lack of space to garden outdoors or just can’t ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ - Everyone can empathize with being stressed for time during the holiday season. Going from shop to shop to find that perfect present only to either not find what you’re looking for, or worse, to learn they don’t have the size you need. To combat this all-too-common dilemma, ...

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WARETOWN - Township of Ocean Recreation is hosting a Christmas House Decorating Contest.  There are several ways to enter the contest and win prizes. Simply submit the address of the nominated home via email to:  recreation@twpoceannj.gov You may also phone or email the Clerk’s Office ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - As the holiday season comes upon us, and with the rise of online retail giants like Amazon, it has become important to make an effort to protect yourself from “Porch Pirates.”  Police say thefts of packages from front porches are a problem during the holiday season. As the ...

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Gardeners know the benefits of digging in the soil. It elevates a person’s mood, improves mental and physical well-being and the outcome is always good — added beauty or tasty nutritional food.  But many of us are stuck indoors for the winter, have a lack of space to garden outdoors or just ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Sheriff Jim Gannon presented the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Eagle Scout Award to Joshua Michael Knowle Of Parsippany BSA Troop 72. Joshua was surrounded by family and local officials as he received the prestigious award. Sheriff Gannon had this to say "Joshua is a sharp and ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Members of The Garden Club of Montville participated in holiday decorations for the Montville Township Public Library.  The Garden Club members commented that the Montville Library is now appropriately decorated for the season. The members of The Garden Club of Montville also ...

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MORRISTOWN NJ - “I’m homeless. I lost my job four months ago and I’ve been living with friends and family, basically couch surfing, since then. The little bit of savings I had, well it ran out. I don’t know what to do, but I can’t keep doing this,” said a caller from Morristown who recently dialed ...

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Who has the most Holiday Spirit in Lower Merion? Let's find out! TAPinto Lower Merion and Narberth is kicking off a holiday lights display contest this week. It will run from Friday, December 7th until 1:00 PM EST on Friday, December 21st. The top three winners will be announced at 3:00 PM ...

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Make gift giving easy with unique green gifts that provide weeks and in some cases months and years of beauty. Plus, gifting easy-care blooming plants is an experiential gift that’s ideal for everyone, especially that person on your list who has everything. Gardeners as well as practical family ...

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This story coming out of Austin, TX, was so funny we had to share it with our readers here in Lower Merion Township, PA.  A holiday display meant to recreate a scene from "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" looked a little too real and caused a neighbor to spring into action. Chris ...

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PARSIPPANY, NJ - Please be on the lookout for a missing black cat in the area of 6 Ser Del Dr. Isis is about 10lbs, 14 yrs old, and is all black with yellow eyes. She is an indoor only cat who escaped Friday night, so please check garages, cars, decks, sheds, etc as she is likely scared and hiding ...

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1. West Orange Students Stranded on Buses in Schools Due to Storm Also popular: Flash Snow Storm Paralyzes West Orange Roads // Students Being Evacuated from Stranded School Buses; Moved to Safe Locations 2. West Orange Community Addresses Superintendent Rutzky’s Departure 3. West Orange ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — In case you missed it, check out TAPinto Livingston's top 10 stories from November, based on pageviews: 1. Livingston Recovers From Nightmare November Nor-Easter See also:  Flash Snowstorm Paralyzes Livingston Streets 2. Livingston Township Council Incumbents Win ...

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WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — In case you missed it, check out TAPinto West Essex's top 10 stories from November, based on pageviews: 1. James Spango, Eileen Fishman and Roger Freda Win Roseland Election 2. Car Collides with West Caldwell Home, Causes Fire 3. Essex County Orders Revaluation for ...

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