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Citing Respect for Springsteen, Tribute Band Pulls Out of Garden State Inaugural Ball in DC

January 17, 2017

FANWOOD, NJ -- For more than three decades, The B Street Band, a popular Bruce Springsteen tribute band, has played Jersey Shore bars and festivals, as well as the 2009 Garden State Ball for Barack Obama's first Inauguration and a return engagement four years later. However, the group, which pioneered the "tribute band" concept in 1980, has never received as much flak for ...

TAPinto Launches Free TAPinto App for iPhone and Android: Download it Today

TAPinto.net launched a free TAPinto App today for iPhone and Android, enabling readers to obtain their local news and events in a fast, easy-to-use application.  With this launch, TAPinto becomes one of the only local news publications in the country to have its own App.

The TAPinto App not only features news and events, but also enables readers to receive push notifications regarding ...

TryCAN Movie and Dance Party Set for Jan. 16; Special Needs Winter Youth Programming Set to Begin

SUMMIT, NJ - Youth with special needs and their families are invited to attend a free TryCAN Movie and Dance Party event, featuring a showing of the Disney film Monsters Inc. indoors on the big screen along with brief music and dancing before the movie. Light refreshments will be served and a quiet activities room, for those requiring it, will also be ...

Grammy-Nominated Jazz Pianist Fred Hersch Performs Jan. 29 at Unitarian Church

SUMMIT, NJ - Prize-winning jazz pianist Fred Hersch will present a solo performance on the 'Afternoon Music Concert Series' stage January 29, at The Unitarian Church. The audience is invited to meet the artist at a reception after the performance, which begins at 4 p.m..

Hersch, who is on the jazz piano faculty at Rutgers, received two major honors in 2016 -- selected as ...

Chatham Township Woman Ran Camp for Boxing Legends

CHATHAM, NJ - It's easy to miss the Chatham Township Historical Society marker erected on River Road near the fire station. 

But if anyone cares to slow down, pull over and take a look, they will learn it is the site of "Bey's Boxing Camp," where the most renowned boxers of their time trained on a farm run by a Chatham Township resident, Hranoush ...

Remembering 2016: TAPinto Berkeley Heights Top 10 Stories

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -  Looking back on 2016 that started with the burial of Vito Mondelli, a Berkeley Heights treasure, TAPinto Berkeley Heights has been there to mourn alongside the community as well as celebrate and chronicle the news.

We've commemorated and covered the Veterans Memorial Park restoration project, celebrated Gov. Livingston students and team ...

Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo Open Through Jan. 2

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular is back for the tenth year at Turtle Back Zoo (560 Northfield Ave., West Orange), stated Essex County Administrator Joseph DiVincenzo in a press release.

Admission is free, but visitors are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items, non-perishable pet food, new unwrapped toys, and new and gently used winter coats to help ...

Holiday Spirit Shines Through Berkeley Heights Business Community Second Annual Winter Walk

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - The Berkeley Heights Winter Walk was born through the work of the Berkeley Heights Business Community along with the support of the Township and over 75 participating businesses in an effort to highlight the Berkeley Heights Business District in a more positive light. Enjoy the Spotlight on Berkeley Heights video presented by The Berkeley Heights Communications Committee of ...

New Neighbor and Broadway Professional Playing in Pipes of Christmas

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - A little over a year ago, Steve Gibb and his family moved to Springfield, NJ from Maplewood, NJ because the cost of living was more reasonable, the commute to Manhattan about the same, and it seemed to a good place for a family with a good school system for their young daughter.  

Steve’s commute is to Broadway and it is one he has done for over eleven years ...

Colonial Era ‘Texting’ Returns to the Deserted Village, Sunday, Dec. 18

A letter to Santa written in ink with a quill pen?  An entry to an 18th century diary about life in the Watchung Mountains?

Wherever their imagination takes them, youngsters are invited to stop into the Church/General Store at the Deserted Village this weekend and experience how messages were sent long before the smartphone.

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the ...

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New Providence Historical Society presents 'History Talks' Sponsored by Wells Fargo

January 17, 2017

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - “History Talks” is a new series of speakers in 2017 presented  by the New Providence Historical Society covering topics relating to New Providence, Union County and New Jersey.

On February 16, 2017, Edward Eckert will give a presentation on the History of Nokia Bell Labs, sponsored by Wells Fargo. For decades, the legendary research center has given birth ...

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Sat, January 21, 10:00 AM

New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts, Bloomfield

Free Sample Acting Classes at NJ School of ...

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Sat, January 21, 10:00 AM

Wharton Institute for the Performing Arts, Berkeley Heights

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Sun, January 22, 1:00 PM

Ogden Memorial Presbyterian Church, Chatham

Concert on Main: Eunbi Kim, pianist

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New Providence Historical Society presents 'History Talks' Sponsored by Wells Fargo

January 17, 2017

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - “History Talks” is a new series of speakers in 2017 presented  by the New Providence Historical Society covering topics relating to New Providence, Union County and New Jersey.

On February 16, 2017, Edward Eckert will give a presentation on the History of Nokia Bell Labs, sponsored by Wells Fargo. For decades, the legendary research center has given birth ...