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Spring Break Camp at My Gym New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When school is out for Spring Break during the week of April 14th-21, what better place to be then MY GYM? Join us for our three hour “mini-camp”.  Each day there will be a different theme including TROLLS, STAR WARS, MINIONS, MOANA and POKEMON.  Children will have a blast taking part in games, relays, obstacle courses, arts & crafts and more!   We know your kids will leave eager for more! 

For information or to enroll, visit our website www.mygym.com/newprovidence or call (908) 665-2122.

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Ciattarelli Releases Five Years of Income Tax Returns

April 26, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Unlike Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy, who limited press access and hid his tax returns from New Jersey taxpayers, Republican gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli, an entrepreneur and Main Street business owner has made good on his promise to provide complete transparency, posting five years of tax returns on his web site for the press and public to ...

Lance Invites Area Students to Leadership Conference on April 29 in Mountainside

Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ-07) is hosting a student leadership conference from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 29 at Mountainside Borough Hall 1385 US Highway 22. Lance is inviting high school students from across the Seventh Congressional District to participate in a morning of hands-on activities and speeches about current events and issues facing the ...

Bright Beginnings Learning Center To Receive Innovations in Special Education Award

PISCATAWAY--The Bright Beginnings Learning Center’s (BBLC) “Coding and Robotics Club” is one of seven programs statewide selected to receive an “Innovations in Special Education Award” for “successful, creative efforts” enabling special needs students to achieve their potential.

The BBLC “Coding and Robotics Club” entry was one of 57 ...

Kingsley and Faecher Comedy Night 'Fun' Raiser Features Assemblyman Jon Bramnick

A night of comedy and “Fun”Raising on May 12th supporting their candidates for Town Council, Jeanne Kingsley and Marc Faecher, is being hosted by the Berkeley Heights Republican Municipal Committee.

Unanimously chosen by the Committee to run for re-election, incumbents Kingsley and Faecher have provided consistent leadership; building collaborative relationships, taking effective ...

Election Sloganeering

April 24, 2017

November seems like a long way off, but is it possible to at least hear more substantive ideas instead of recycling campaign rhetoric? Presenting a litany of a city's or state's problems (and virtues) without offering any real solutions, improvements or original ideas is somewhat embarrassing. "Keep our schools great." What does that mean?

"We need to keep taxes ...

The New Providence Alliance Shines a Spotlight On Parental Consequences of Teen Drinking with New Slogan

April 26, 2017

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - This past February, the New Providence Alliance to Prevent Alcohol and Drug Abuse held a school-wide search for a slogan. The idea was for students to come up with a brief, creative slogan or tagline to spread awareness and encourage an end to underage drinking. The winner was to receive an award of one hundred dollars. They received over 40 entries, and out of the ...

Debate Over Bike Trails in Watchung Reservation Continue at Union County Freeholders Meeting

April 21, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ — Debate about the possible addition of trails for mountain biking in Watchung Reservation continued at Thursday night’s Union County Freeholders meeting. The county had asked for input regarding the trails in February, which sparked an outpouring of people into the subsequent board meetings.

A resolution regarding mountain biking had appeared on the agenda for ...

TAPinto Spotlight on Adams Fine Clothing in New Providence

TAPinto "Spotlight on Business" features local businesses and their owners who are important to our communities. Follow this column to receive a fresh perspective on small business owners and their unique needs while shining a spotlight on their stories.

This edition features Adams Fine Clothing and Tuxedo in New Providence since 1958. 

Adams is a full service ...

Who’s Writing This Anyway?

I love writing this column every month and sharing some helpful college admissions tips and tricks, but maybe you are saying, “Who is this lady who says she knows so much about college stuff?  What exactly would I hire her to do?”  Seems like it’s time for me to define “College Consultant” and explain how I help families with this process.

Briefly, I ...

Mayor's Round Table Discusses Budget, Fields, and Hometown Heroes

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Mayor's Round Table is a monthly show hosted by Dr. Donald DeFabio, who sits with Mayor Robert Woodruff to talk about current issues that affect the township as well as answer questions submitted by citizens. 

Included in this episode, Mayor Woodruff provides an update on Redevelopment and the Budget, Fields, Hometown Heroes (deadline Monday, April ...

Vote-By-Mail Ballots Available May 1

April 25, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Vote-By-Mail ballots will be available beginning on Monday, May 1, for the 2017 Primary Election, to be held on Tuesday, June 6, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announced April25.

“New Jersey will select its first new governor in eight years this November, and the June 6 Primary Election is a critical step in that process,” said Rajoppi. “Vote-By-Mail ...

Tapinto Hillsborough Editor Rod Hirsch Moderates Democratic Gubernatorial Forum April 26

FLEMINGTON, NJ - A special gubernatorial forum will be held Wednesday at Stangl Stage, which is located at 2 Stangl Road.

Featured will be candidates for governor running for the state Democratic Party nomination in the June 6 primary.

The moderator will be award-winning veteran journalist Rod Hirsch, a Pulitzer Prize nominee with more than 40 years experience. He is the owner and editor of ...

Former Long Hill Township Mayor Gina Genovese to Run for Governor, Property Tax Reform at Center of Campaign

Former Mayor Gina Genovese, an experienced property-tax reform advocate, lifelong New Jerseyan, and longtime business owner announced on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, that she is running for governor of New Jersey.  

“I am running for governor to speak to and represent the over 50 percent of residents struggling to pay their property taxes. I am running for governor this year to force ...

The GFP Diet

When we help people create meal plans to drop body fat, one of the first steps is reducing starchy carbs.

Starchy carbs are things like bread, pasta, rice, potatoes etc.

We do NOT totally eliminate them, but we don't want them to DOMINATE the diet.

For fat loss,we try to limit starchy carbs to one serving a day.

Conventional thinking is, "carbs in the morning for ...

Upcoming Events

Thu, April 27, 10:00 AM

American Legion Post, #433, New Providence

Summit College Club Book Sale

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Thu, April 27, 1:30 PM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Getting Down, Getting Up Workshop

Education Health & Wellness

Thu, April 27, 6:00 PM

New Providence Memorial Library, New Providence

FREE SAT Workshops @ New Providence Memorial ...

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Thu, April 27, 7:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

The Secrets to Communication: How to Engage, ...

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Thu, April 27, 7:00 PM

Administration Building, Elizabeth

Union County Freeholders Regular Meeting

Government

Five Easy Pieces of Investment Advice

Here are Five Easy Pieces of Investment Advice that can s-t-r-e-t-c--h your investment dollars. The first 3 “Pieces of Advice” are connected. It's a good practice to verify if your broker or advisor is following these tips or not (I’m always amazed to see how many money managers disregard these commonsense ideas and cost their clients more money!):

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