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VOTE for Montclair Arts: Several Local Venues Vying for 2017 Awards

January 21, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair arts lovers will have an opportunity to vote for their favorite local arts venue for 2017. Several Montclair venues are up for the 2017 People's Choice Awards hosted by Jersey Arts.

Montclair has been recognized for the past few years in this contest and now is the opportunity to vote again for 2017. All ballots must be cast by midnight of February 16. Winners ...

Save The Date: Bloomfield's Memorial Day Parade is May 29

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield's annual memorial day parade will take place Monday May 29 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Broad Street.

Join friends, family, and neighbors as the community comes together to remember and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

TAPintoBloomfield.net is an online newspaper serving the Township of Bloomfield. TAPinto Bloomfield is the ...

Martin Luther King Freedom Mural to Be Unveiled by Local Artist

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Rotary is sponsoring a presentation on local black history by Frank Gerard Godlewski, a local historian and architect at 7pm on Wednesday, February 1 and 1-2PM Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the Montclair Main Library, 50 South Fullerton Street on the ground floor. 

Godliewski will talk about the artist and show a video of its development then ...

Police Chase Ends in Car Crash in Cedar Grove, Bloomfield Resident in Custody

January 18, 2017

CEDAR GROVE, NJ -  An attempted motor vehicle stop by Cedar Grove police led to a car chase and crash on Wednesday in Cedar Grove.  

Around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Officer Christopher Heck attempted to stop a motor vehicle after he determined that the operator had a suspended driver’s license. The driver ignored the officers directions and attempted to elude him.

Officer Heck ...

Two Attempted Abductions Reported in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Two reports of attempted abduction have been reported in Montclair on Tuesday.

Surrounding towns have been notified.  Information will be provided as it becomes available.  

Update:  After TAPinto Montclair first broke this news story, law enforcement officials have confirmed this report and released a sketch of the ...

Expired Registration Stop Leads to CDS Arrest

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield Police made a CDS arrest following a motor vehicle stop on January 3.

During a stop for an expired vehicle registration, Bloomfield police officers Glen Capito and Nelson Chamba detected the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Three small bag that are believed to be marijuana were discovered in the vehicle.

Patrick Brown age 34 of Irvington NJ ...

Bloomfield Police Make CDS Arrest

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield Police arrested 42 year old Raynalod Cuevas of Davis Florida, charging him with multiple CDS charges.

The charges include Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana with the intent to Distribute, Possession of Marijuana with intent to Distribute within a 1000 ft of Berkeley Avenue School, Possession of Marijuana with intent to Distribute ...

Boys Basketball: Guillaume's 19 Points Leads Bloomfield Bengals to Another Victory

January 20, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- After one of the closest first quarters his team has played all season, Bloomfield Bengals junior Richie Guillaume scored 19 points en route to a 55-39 victory over the North 13th Street Tech Cougars Thursday night.

The Bengals improved to (13-2, 6-2 SEC) with the home court win, while their opponent fell to (1-11, 0-8 SEC).

After the visitors edged the home team for much ...

President Obama Names Ibtihaj Muhammad of Maplewood to Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Ibtihaj Muhammad of Maplewood has been named by President Barack Obama as one of four Olympic medalists to join the President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, according to a press release from USA Fencing. Muhammad was an Olympic bronze medalist in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.

In addition to Muhammad's appointment on Jan. 17, ...

Team Gencarelli’s Pizzeria to Plunge in February for Special Olympics

NUTLEY, NJ - Gencarelli Brothers Pizzeria in Nutley, Newark and Toms River have joined forces and created Team “Gencarelli's pizzeria” to raise funds for the 2017 Polar Bear Plunge Freezin’ for a Reason on Feb. 25 at Seaside Heights to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey.

The team is sponsored by owners Henry Pagliuca and his wife, Tina Gencarelli-Pagliuca of Bloomfield ...

Sunday Supper: One Pot Chicken and Veggie Dinner

January 22, 2017

Is there anything better than a dinner that only dirties up one pot while cooking? This delicious chicken and veggie dinner keeps clean up to the minimum, and the fitness payoff to the max! Not to mention it tastes phenomenal (even the kids will eat it!) 

Cooking a healthy dinner at home does not have to be complicated or take lots of time. This simple recipe for chicken tenders and ...

ROAD TRIP! New Jersey VegFest Fans Can’t Wait for October:  Preview Coming to Morristown

Vegan Pop-up Shop to be Hosted in January

Morristown, NJ — In response to consumer and vendor excitement for October’s New Jersey VegFest, its organizers will be hosting a new event this month: a vegan pop-up shop at the Laundromat Bar in Morristown on January 29th from 12 to 6 pm.  Vendors will be selling vegan meals and snacks, and vegan and eco-friendly products ...

Team Gencarelli’s Pizzeria to Plunge in February for Special Olympics

NUTLEY, NJ - Gencarelli Brothers Pizzeria in Nutley, Newark and Toms River have joined forces and created Team “Gencarelli's pizzeria” to raise funds for the 2017 Polar Bear Plunge Freezin’ for a Reason on Feb. 25 at Seaside Heights to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey.

The team is sponsored by owners Henry Pagliuca and his wife, Tina Gencarelli-Pagliuca of Bloomfield ...

Comfort Food Recipe: Homemade Chicken Soup with Coconut and Curry

What’s more comforting this time of year than a warm bowl of homemade chicken soup? Not the stuff from a can – I’m talking about steaming, fragrant soup that starts with real vegetables and wholesome chicken. Not only is a bowl of this soup delicious and soul tickling, it’s also a great, light meal to keep you on track with your fitness and fat loss goals! 

This ...

Save The Date: Bloomfield's Memorial Day Parade is May 29

January 21, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield's annual memorial day parade will take place Monday May 29 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Broad Street.

Join friends, family, and neighbors as the community comes together to remember and honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

TAPintoBloomfield.net is an online newspaper serving the Township of Bloomfield. TAPinto Bloomfield is the ...

Team Gencarelli’s Pizzeria to Plunge in February for Special Olympics

NUTLEY, NJ - Gencarelli Brothers Pizzeria in Nutley, Newark and Toms River have joined forces and created Team “Gencarelli's pizzeria” to raise funds for the 2017 Polar Bear Plunge Freezin’ for a Reason on Feb. 25 at Seaside Heights to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey.

The team is sponsored by owners Henry Pagliuca and his wife, Tina Gencarelli-Pagliuca of Bloomfield ...

Photo of the Day: Mayor Venezia Joins RSVP at the Civic Center

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Mayor Michael Venezia lent a hand at the RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) bag stuffing event at the Bloomfield Civic Center Tuesday January 17, 2017.

RSVP members and supporters stuffed bags with items seniors may need in the event of a power failure during an emergency.

TAPinto Bloomfield will have full coverage of this event later this week 

 

Westfield Firefighters, Neighbors Rescue Lost Cat from Storm Sewer

January 7, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — Chris Partelow and his wife, Liz Partelow, never gave up after their cat, Graham, went missing from their Westfield home on Dec. 31. Neither did friends, neighbors and complete strangers who helped find and ultimately rescue Graham from a storm sewer Thursday afternoon.

The Partelows spent the week looking everywhere, calling police, posting on social media and ...

Union Police: Two Dogs Missing/Stolen from Border of Maplewood and Union

UNION, NJ – Two English bulldogs were reported missing from their home on Burnet Avenue on Dec. 28 at about 9:40 a.m., according to a Facebook posting by the Township of Union Police Department on Thursday, Jan. 5.

According to the Facebook post, the dogs were believed to have been picked up by a resident on Burnet Avenue at the Union/Maplewood border. The resident handed the dogs over ...

Bloomfield Resident Joins Hundreds From SOMA are on the Road to the Women's March on Washington

January 21, 2017

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - It was an early morning - a very early morning - for many in South Orange and Maplewood on Saturday, Jan. 21. Hundreds of people loaded on to buses leaving from the Columbia High School parking lot in Maplewood at about 4:30 a.m., and from the NJ Transit lot by SOPAC in South Orange a little after 5 a.m. Organizers estimate that 34 buses with ...

Fate of 'Smart Meters' Rests on Results of Bloomfield Parking Study

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Back in July 2016, shoppers in Bloomfield noticed new parking meters that lined Washington Street and Glenwood Avenue. There were seven meters that were part of an initial 90-day pilot program sponsored by the Bloomfield Parking Authority.  The four, touch-screen meters were supplied by Municipal Parking Solutions of Minnetonka, Minnesota.

The coin-operated ...

OSHA Proposes Nearly $89K Penalty After Finding EO Concrete Manufacturer Again Exposed Workers to Airborne Silica

EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange based County Concrete Corp. located at 64 Glenwood Pl. was recently issued citations by the the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for one repeat and two failure-to-abate violations.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) conducted an inspection on July 19, 2016 as a follow-up to the ...

Joe Coletta, Lou Venezia and John Lee Franchise TAPinto Bloomfield

January 18, 2017

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ, - TAPinto.net is pleased to announce the launch of TAPinto Bloomfield, under the leadership of franchisees Joe Coletta, Lou Venezia and John Lee. The site covers original local news in Bloomfield, NJ in Essex County. 

Joe Coletta is a Fire Captain in Bloomfield and has strong family ties to the community. He enjoys coaching or cheering on his three ...

Mountainside Medical Group Adds Primary Care Physician to Bloomfield Staff

Montclair, NJ – Mountainside Medical Group announced the addition of physician Gayon Hyatt, M.D., MPH expanding the group to 16 physicians. 

As a primary-care physician, Dr. Hyatt believes in the principles of wellness, preventive medicine, body, mind and spirit care, and personalized medicine for all. “I take the time to get to know each patient, and ...

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

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - 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 ...

Bloomfield's MLK Day Program Today at New Light Baptist Church

January 16, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - New Life Baptist Church's Pastor, Reverend Vernon C. Miller, along with Councilwoman Davis, welcome all to attend Bloomfield Township’s 15thannual MLK Day observance program on Monday, January 16 at 4:00pm at the church, located at 89-91 Dewey Street.

Keynote speaker Dr. Annie Ellis Williams will offer comments on this year’s ...

After a Decade, New Hope Baptist Church of East Orange Still in the Game: Church Hosts 11th Annual NFL Sunday

EAST ORANGE, NJ - It’s no surprise that in most churches today, women outnumber men when it comes to involvement in the life of the church.  The shortage of males in church is an ongoing challenge with no easy solution.  “Our church is certainly no exception.  What make us different is that we decided not to ignore our gender gap issue, but to proactively address this ...

Best of 2016: Temple Ner Tamid Collected 525 Bags of Groceries on Yom Kippur

BLOOMFIELD NJ - The community at Temple Ner Tamid collected 525 bags of groceries for Yom Kippur to benefit the Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair.

Human Needs Food Pantry Director Michael Bruno offered "a huge thank you" to the community for their generosity with this gift.

The temple holds monthly food drives at the Brookdale ShopRite at which approximately ...

Former Quarterdeck Inn Site Set To Transform Into 105 Room Hotel LBI

January 17, 2017

SHIP BOTTOM, NJ - The owner and developer of two distinctive properties in Stafford and LBI plans to erect a 105 room Victorian style hotel at the former site of the Quarter Deck Inn at the entrance to Long Beach Island in Ship Bottom.   The plans were approved a few years ago for the large hotel but the owner decided to moderately renovate the Quarterdeck building and develop it into the ...

Rutgers to Help Map Future of U.S. Transportation

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University now has a say in what transportation—and traffic—will look like in the U.S. of tomorrow.

That’s because the federal Department of Transportation designated the university as a Beyond Traffic Innovation Center, which places Rutgers at the forefront of transportation research and thought leadership, according to an announcement yesterday ...

Road Trip! As New Brunswick Changes, the Corner Tavern Remains

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Vinnie Inzano has tended bar at the Corner Tavern since 1976, when his father bought the watering hole. He’ll probably continue tending bar there until it either closes or, only slightly less imaginable, a catastrophe wipes New Brunswick off the map.

At the intersection of Easton Avenue and Somerset Street, the Corner Tavern has welcomed travelers from the train ...

State Park Services Kicks off New Year With First Day Hikes

TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey State Park Service invites residents and visitors to start 2017 on the right foot by taking part in fun, invigorating and educational outdoor activities to be offered statewide as part of the annual America’s State Parks First Day Hikes initiative on New Year’s Day.

State Park Service staff and volunteers will conduct 21 guided hikes, walks and ...

Essex County Deer Management Program Begins Jan. 17

January 11, 2017

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – The 2017 Essex County Deer Management Program, which includes South Mountain Reservation and Hilltop Reservation, will begin on January 17 according to Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.  This is the tenth year of the program, which is geared toward revitalizing the forest ecology by reducing the number of deer.

“Controlling the ...

'Bug Club' at Essex County Environmental Center Roseland January 10

ROSELAND, NJ - 'Bug Club' for children six to ten years old, will be held monthly on Tuesdays at the Essex County Environmental Center in Roseland starting January 10. 

Each month children wil explore different aspects of entomology. Kids will collect, catch, observe, identify and then release a variety of insects. Children will learn about insects up close, and also learn about ...

OSHA Proposes Nearly $89K Penalty After Finding EO Concrete Manufacturer Again Exposed Workers to Airborne Silica

January 18, 2017

EAST ORANGE, NJ - East Orange based County Concrete Corp. located at 64 Glenwood Pl. was recently issued citations by the the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for one repeat and two failure-to-abate violations.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) conducted an inspection on July 19, 2016 as a follow-up to the ...

Mountainside Medical Group Adds Primary Care Physician to Bloomfield Staff

Montclair, NJ – Mountainside Medical Group announced the addition of physician Gayon Hyatt, M.D., MPH expanding the group to 16 physicians. 

As a primary-care physician, Dr. Hyatt believes in the principles of wellness, preventive medicine, body, mind and spirit care, and personalized medicine for all. “I take the time to get to know each patient, and ...

Governor Signs Anti-Drug 'Night of Conversation' Bill

TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Chris Christie on Jan. 9 signed legislation that would designate one night in November of each year as a "Night of Conversation" about drug and alcohol addiction

The joint resolution, SJR-29/AJR-58 (Weinberg/Vainieri Huttle, Jasey, Jones, McKnight, Phoebus, Wimberly), encourages conversation and public discourse about the state’s ...

Teacher from Bloomfield Sentenced to Prison for Sexual Assault of Minor Females

January 22, 2017

MONTVILLE, NJ - Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Chief Rudolph Appelmann of the Montville Township Police Department announce that Jason Fennes, age 42, of Bloomfield, New Jersey was sentenced January 20 to 14 years New Jersey State Prison, subject to the No Early Release Act, Parole Supervision for Life and Megan’s Law.

The Defendant pleaded guilty on September 22, 2016 ...

Chalet's Attorney Presented Medical Records, Conference set for February 24

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - First Ward Bloomfield Councilman, Elias Chalet was in Essex County Superior Court in Newark today for his alleged bribery case.

Hon. Martin G. Cronin was presiding as the management conference was discussed by Chalet's attorney, Peter Till of Springfield and State prosecutors.

According to Till, medical records were presented due to Chalet's published reports ...

The Mommy’s Review - Hidden Figures - A Great Endorsement of all Things Related to STEM

January 20, 2017

MORRISTOWN,NJ - The new movie Hidden Figures is now open in theaters nationwide, and I urge all parents out there to take your children to see it. It is a wonderful film with a wonderful message, not to mention a great endorsement of all things related to STEM.

Hidden Figures brings us to Langley, VA in the 1960s, just as NASA is preparing to launch its first Americans off of the planet and ...

Montclair Kimberley Academy to Host a Panel Discussion on The Presidential Election

MONTCLAIR, NJ - On Wednesday, January 25 (at 7:30 pm), the Montclair Kimberley Academy History Department will host “The Presidential Election: What Does It Mean?” a panel discussion featuring Jay Nordlinger, senior editor of National Review, and Lynn Sherr, author and senior correspondent for ABC News for more than 30 years. This evening will be moderated by Duncan ...

New Jersey Mom Wins Awards for Book on Special Education Law

WESTFIELD, NJ — Greer Gurland, a legal expert and mom of five children with special needs in Westfield public schools, was honored with four 2016 Human Relations Indie Book Awards for her book, "How to Advocate Successfully for Your Child: What Every Parent Should Know About Special Education Law" (Amazon Books).

Her book won Outstanding Human Relations Advocacy Indie ...

Bloomfield Democratic Committee Recruits for Three Council Seats

January 22, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Democratic Committee is seeking three candidates to fill openings on the Bloomfield Township Council.

According to Bloomfield Democratic County Committee chairman Michael Venezia, opportunities exist for community-minded people who are dedicated to build a better Bloomfield.  

Venezia said "If this past presidential election has taught us one ...

Bloomfield Resident Joins Hundreds From SOMA are on the Road to the Women's March on Washington

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - It was an early morning - a very early morning - for many in South Orange and Maplewood on Saturday, Jan. 21. Hundreds of people loaded on to buses leaving from the Columbia High School parking lot in Maplewood at about 4:30 a.m., and from the NJ Transit lot by SOPAC in South Orange a little after 5 a.m. Organizers estimate that 34 buses with ...

Determined Ciattarelli Kicks Off GOP Gubernatorial Campaign, Vows to Beat Cancer

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – GOP gubernatorial candidate and state Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli minced no words when he greeted hundreds of supporters at his kick-off reception last night, just two weeks after a Statehouse press conference where he announced that he was undergoing radiation and recovering from a Nov. 15 operation for throat cancer.

Standing behind the podium in the ballroom at the ...

Fun With Bugs (Even in the Snow) featuring Rick Mikula "The Butterfly Guy"

January 12, 2017

Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy as we welcome back Rick Mikula, “The Butterfly Guy,” as he presents his program, “Fun With Bugs (Even in the Snow!)” on Saturday, February 11 at 10:00 AM at the Cranford Community Center.  Butterfly Rick will be covering the amazing insects that live in our backyards and parks.  He will show everyone how to locate and ...

Bring in the Birds for Winter Beauty and Entertainment

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Brighten your winter days by inviting birds into your landscape. Their beauty and motion help enliven the garden and lighten your spirit. Not only do they provide entertainment, but also an opportunity for all ages to stay involved with nature year-round.

Increase the number of visitors to your yard by including all the essentials these winged visitors need; food, ...

Merry Christmas from TAPinto Bloomfield

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BHS Band Concert January 19

January 5, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Bloomfield High School Band 'Winter Arts Concert' will take place at Bloomfield High School Thursday January 19 at 7:30 p.m. 

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Women's March on Washington: Why, and Why Now

January 11, 2017

As Donald Trump’s inauguration draws near, a number of groups are planning various events and rallies – perhaps most notably, the Women’s March on Washington. I have read a number of opinion pieces and spoken to many people about the March, and several questions and criticisms seem to consistently arise. I would like to address two of the major themes.

(Q) The election is ...

David Tucker Offers New Year Resolution for Bloomfield

To The Editor:

For 2017 I urge everyone to be involved in every aspect of your community, "Bloomfield".

 Also watch over those we entrust to take care of it.  We need objective voices to ensure that all of the citizens of our town are heard.

I look forward to running for the First Ward Council Seat to ensure that we do have an objective voice on our Governing Body ...

Montclair Residents Fill Buses Bound for Women's March on Washington

January 22, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of Montclair and surrounding areas residents loaded onto buses during the wee hours of the morning on Saturday, Jan. 21 headed for Washington, DC.

Buses chartered by several organizations and individuals, including Montclair-based Blue WaveNJ left from the campus of Montclair High School at about 4:00 a.m. There was an air of excitement as ...

South Orange Middle School Students Walkout of School in Protest of Inauguration

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Orange Middle School (SOMS) students walked out of school on Friday, Jan. 20, at about 12:30 p.m. in protest of the Presidential inauguration of Donald Trump.

According to reports, SOMS students began protesting inside the halls at about 12:15 p.m., with the walkout happening shortly afterwards. The protest, which was student-led and organized, was largely ...

Verona Businesses Appeal to Town Council About Store Signage Code

VERONA, NJ - Business signage has been a hot topic for business owners and residents in Verona for some time now and was a topic that was brought up by a local merchant at a recent township council meeting.

Local business owner Ken Borino -- who owns several storefronts on Bloomfield Avenue -- expressed his concerns with the signage ordinance at the Jan. 17 council meeting after receiving a ...

Women’s March in Westfield Attracts Thousands

January 21, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — People of every age, gender and ethnic background from around New Jersey gathered in Westfield Saturday for a “sister” march of the Women’s March on Washington.

Organizer Lydia Kaplan estimated that thousands of people participated.

“It was over and above my expectations,” said Kaplan, who earlier in the week had expected 100 to 200 ...

A Fine Blue Line - Senate, Assembly Leaders Defend Police Tributes

Senate, Assembly Leaders Defend Blue Line Police Tributes

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  – Last fall, towns across New Jersey painted blue lines on sections of roadways in support local law enforcement. In South Plainfield, a thin blue line was painted down Plainfield Avenue in the space between the double yellow from Maple Avenue past the municipal building and police ...

Protesters in Westfield Ask Congressman Lance to Save the Affordable Care Act

WESTFIELD, NJ — More than 100 people from various groups gathered in front of Congressman Leonard Lance’s Westfield office Wednesday evening to ask Lance to vote “no” to the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

The rally was one of several “vigils to save health care” that evening around the state promoted by New Jersey Citizen Action.

Tears Are Good, They Let The Sadness Out

January 16, 2017

Jackie Kennedy and Coretta Scott King were our nation’s role models for mourning in the 1960’s and in the decades since. They were praised for their strength and stoicism, their courage and grace, and rightly so. They were great role models for our nation at a time of great unrest and anxiety, but I would say they were not the role models we needed when it came to grieving our ...

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Bloomfield Police Blotter

January 18, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The following police blotter has been issued by Crime Analyst Ralph A. Marotti of the Bloomfield Police Department.

Theft

01/09/2017-Brandon Figueroa age 20 of North Arlington NJ was arrested at 4:04pm and charged with shoplifting at the Stop & Shop Store located at 8 Franklin Street. Loss Prevention observed Mr. Figueroa conceal 4 bags of shrimp and a package of ...

The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews

The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews (St. Martin's Press, 2016)

 

Having just passed the winter solstice, dreams of summer, warm beaches, suntan lotion, and the shussh of the ocean lapping the shore are very much on the minds of beach lovers. It is only five months until Memorial Day kicks off the summer season. If you are looking for a novel to titillate your summer musings, Mary ...

The Mommy’s Review - Hidden Figures

The new movie Hidden Figures is now open in theaters nationwide, and I urge all parents out there to take your children to see it. It is a wonderful film with a wonderful message, not to mention a great endorsement of all things related to STEM.

Hidden Figures brings us to Langley, VA in the 1960s, just as NASA is preparing to launch its first Americans off of the planet and into the unknown.

Millburn Residents Produce Concert Featuring Timothy B. Schmit w/special guest Richie Furay

January 22, 2017

Two Legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Musicians Perform in Concert

On Tuesday May 9th, Nancy and David Stone of Millburn Township, and also owners of two downtown businesses, Nancy And David Fine Jewels & STYLE by Nancy And David are producing a concert with two legendary Rock & Roll Hall of Famers in their only U.S.A appearance together.

EAGLES & former POCO member ...

NiCori Teen Performance Ensemble Performs James and The Giant Peach

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - NiCori Studios and Productions Presents The NiCori Teen Performance Ensemble in Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach.  The production is directed by Corinna Sowers Adler, musically Directed by Deborah Martin and features choreography by Lisa Grimes.

It tells the story of a boy named James who, when sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old ...

Lance, Pascrell Bill Will Keep ‘Blue Lines’ in Towns

NEW JERSEY --- U.S. Reps. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) and Bill Pascrell (NJ-09) today took up the cause of many New Jersey municipalities and law enforcement groups by proposing the Blue Line Use Exception (BLUE) Act (H.R. 566).  Legislation that will permit ‘blue lines’ to be displayed on roadways. 

“One hundred thirty five police officers died in the line of duty in ...

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. to Boycott President-Elect Trump’s Inauguration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement today (Jan. 17) announcing his decision to boycott President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration:

“I have the deepest respect for the office of the presidency, something that cannot be said for President-elect Trump. His actions and statements have consistently been below ...

Jets Fans, Meet Raymond J. Lucas

Last year during a New York Jets off-season event, I took my friend Raymond J. Lucas, former Federal Air Marshall. We had a photo op and the chance to speak with Raymond J. Lucas, former quarterback for the New York Jets. What are the chances ?

I try to write my column using language similar to the way I speak every day, so I was wondering, what is the word in the English language for each of ...