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Annual NJ Fall Leaf Show Is Peaking at High Point, Bursting in Color Everywhere Else

October 24, 2021

NUTLEY, NJ - With All Hallow's Eve festivities taking up much of next week, this weekend is the perfect time to get out and see the show our forests put on every year. 

The NJ Forest Service is reporting that the many areas of High Point State Park and New Jersey Veterans' Memorial are past peak. But don't fret, they also report that there are some areas of color in ...

Level Up MD Urgent Care Opens in the Heart of Downtown Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ- The Bloomfield Center Alliance (BCA) is excited to share the news of another business opening its doors and now serving the community.  Level Up MD Urgent Care is located in the heart of downtown Bloomfield at 322 Glenwood Avenue (corner of Glenwood Avenue and Washington Street).  There was a grand opening celebration held on the afternoon ...

Tricks to Making the Best Sandwiches for School and Office Lunches

Brown bagging it doesn’t have to be boring. Turn homemade lunches into something special with these easy tricks and tips for building the best sandwiches:

Start with good bread. It’s first part of the sandwich you taste! Hearty breads, such as sub sandwich rolls or thick slices of sourdough, will hold ingredients better together than the soft stuff, too.

Love wraps? ...

Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia Releases Statement on Bloomfield College

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Following the announcement that Bloomfield College, like numerous small, private colleges throughout the country was facing financial difficulties, Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia has released the following statement:

"Bloomfield College makes up a critical part of our township DNA and we are all deeply saddened and concerned to see the recent headlines citing their ...

Bloomfield Police Detective James Peri Loses COVID-19 Battle

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Township of Bloomfield Police Department announced the death of Detective James Peri after a long battle with COVID-19 on Friday.

Known to his friends and colleagues as "Jimmy," he was a devoted father and husband and a friend to everyone he met. 

In a statement, the department said, "He may have left us physically, but his memory will be a part ...

Scarecrows Invade Montclair's Van Vleck Gardens, After This Weekend They Return to the Cornfields

October 21, 2021

MONTCLAIR, NJ - What's this, what's this, there are scarecrows all around! What's this, what's this, they've come from all over town! The annual Scarecrows in the Garden display continues at the Van Vleck House and Gardens in Montclair through Sunday Oct. 24.

From traditional scarecrows to dark-and-scary tributes to Halloween, from repurposed and ...

Bloomfield NJ TV Recognized as State Leader and Award Winning Station

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield NJ TV (WBMA-TV) has been recognized by the JAG Awards for its exceptional broadcasting work over the past year. The JAG Awards are annual awards, facilitated by the Jersey Access Group that honors excellence in local & regional Public Education Government (PEG) cablecast programming. 

“Bloomfield TV is a critical resource for members of our ...

Tonight's David Cedeno Concert Postponed Due to Weather

BLOOMFIELD, NJ--Due to wet field conditions and the projected forecast of rain this afternoon/evening the Bloomfield Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Department has decided to postpone their David Cedeno Concert to Tuesday, October 12th at 6:00PM at Wrights Field.

Please note that on Tuesday, October 5th the town will host the Mahoney Brothers at Vassar Field at 6:00PM ...

Glen Ridge Girls Tennis Team Advances to Sectional Final; Field Hockey Squad Falls to Powerful West Essex, in County Semis, but are 11-3 Overall

October 18, 2021

It was an excellent season for the Glen Ridge High girls' tennis team. Head coach Lisbeth Crouse's squad earned the top seed in the North 2, Group 1 section and advanced to the finals, before losing to Mountain Lakes.

Glen Ridge finished the season with a 9-8 record, after winning three matches in the sectional tournament.

The Ridgers opened the state tourney by defeating Hanover ...

Bengals Drop a Heartbreaker to Columbia, 18-15; Team Visits West Orange on Oct. 22

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- As the 2021 football season has progressed, the Bloomfield High football team continues to show improvement.

Head coach Mike Carter's squad lost a close game to Columbia, 18-15, on Oct. 15, at Foley Field. The Bengals' 2-game winning streak was snapped in the process, but the resiliency the team has shown will be needed in the final two regular season games ...

Saying a Prayer: Family, Faith and Mentorship Made Steve DiGregorio Something Special

Having known Steve DiGregorio since 1978, and developing a nice friendship with him since 2004, I came to know a man whose love of family was unparalled. He and his wife, Nadia, recently celebrated the couple’s 30th wedding anniversary. Steve and Nadia raised three tremendous sons.

Steve died on Oct. 12, after a courageous battle with cancer. The Nutley High football ...

Bloomfield Police Detective James Peri Loses COVID-19 Battle

October 22, 2021

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Township of Bloomfield Police Department announced the death of Detective James Peri after a long battle with COVID-19 on Friday.

Known to his friends and colleagues as "Jimmy," he was a devoted father and husband and a friend to everyone he met. 

In a statement, the department said, "He may have left us physically, but his memory will be a part ...

Telephone Pole and Wires Down Causes Broad Street Jam

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Earlier this afternoon, a box truck traveling on Broad Street in the area of Huck Road caught overhead wires and created a mess on the main thoroughfare. 

In addition to the wires, a telephone pole was also taken down into the roadway. 

There were no reported injuries and as of the time of this article, utility crews were still working to clear the scene.

NJ Transit Conductor Assaulted After She Asked Man to Wear a Mask

GLEN ROCK, NJ — A Bronx man threatened an NJ Transit Train conductor with a knife Wednesday morning after she asked him to wear a mask, police said.

At approximately 10:30 a.m., a woman came into police headquarters reporting there was a disturbance on a New Jersey Transit train at the Bergen Line Train Station across from Borough Hall, police said. 

When police ...

Bloomfield Police Department Police Blotter October 4, 2021 to October 10, 2021

Shoplifting 

10/07/2021-Officers responded to 331 Broad Street (CVS Pharmacy) on report of a shoplifting. The CVS employee observed a repetitive shoplifter take shampoo and body wash valued at $30.00. The suspect then passed all points of sale, and fled north of Board Street. The suspect is described as an African American male wearing a red sweatshirt. This incident is under ...

NJ Dentist Serves Residents in the Community and Gives Back to Local Organizations

October 5, 2021

 

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Joseph DalBon, DMD, owner of New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, spoke with TAPintoTV about his strong connection to the community and local organizations.

“I’m really proud to serve our community,” DalBon explained. “I grew up in Caldwell. I went to high school here.” DalBon attended the University of Pennsylvania ...

Garden State Initiative Launches Report and Educational Campaign for Fiscally Sustainable NJ

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Brian Brodeur, executive producer of East Main Media and TAPintoTV, spoke with Regina Egea, President of the Garden State Initiative (GSI), to discuss GSI's report entitled, Toward a Fiscally Sustainable New Jersey: Analysis and Recommendations.

Co-authored by Thad D. Calabrese and Thomas J. Healey, the new research report looks back at the 2012 State Budget Crisis ...

Dinner Under the Stars is Tonight!

October 1, 2021

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- If you're looking for dinner and entertainment  ideas tonight you can take advantage of Restaurant Week deals and al fresco dining during BCA's Dinner Under the Stars.

Tonight features a special evening of laughter as local, stand-up comics entertain from 6:30 – 9:30. You can dine at any Washington Street restaurants or grab take-out from one of ...

Tricks to Making the Best Sandwiches for School and Office Lunches

October 23, 2021

Brown bagging it doesn’t have to be boring. Turn homemade lunches into something special with these easy tricks and tips for building the best sandwiches:

Start with good bread. It’s first part of the sandwich you taste! Hearty breads, such as sub sandwich rolls or thick slices of sourdough, will hold ingredients better together than the soft stuff, too.

Love wraps? ...

New Jersey Date Night: Frighteningly Great Halloween Destinations

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

October brings us candy, trick-or-treaters and a great opportunity for our date to hold our hands a little tighter. Halloween is upon us and what better way to celebrate the spooky season than to visit one of New Jersey’s many Haunted Houses? From eerie hayrides to disturbing hallways, a haunted ...

Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia Releases Statement on Bloomfield College

October 22, 2021

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Following the announcement that Bloomfield College, like numerous small, private colleges throughout the country was facing financial difficulties, Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia has released the following statement:

"Bloomfield College makes up a critical part of our township DNA and we are all deeply saddened and concerned to see the recent headlines citing their ...

Bloomfield College’s Call to Action: Seeking Major Institutional and Financial Support to Continue Its Critical MIssion

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – Bloomfield College is seeking strategic partnerships and philanthropic support from the higher education and corporate communities to enable the four-year institution to continue its vital mission — creating educational pathways that are often not otherwise available for minority and low-income students. More than 85 percent of Bloomfield College students are ...

Livingston Mom Addresses School Board on Suicide Awareness and Prevention 

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Midway through National Suicide Prevention Month in September and nearly two months after the death of her 14-year-old son, Shiv, Livingston mom Shilpa Kulkarni addressed the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) on Tuesday night about the challenges Shiv faced and what steps the district can take to prevent such tragedies in the future.

“As grieving parents of ...

350,000 NJ Households Notified of Overdue Electric Bills; Apply for Assistance or Pay Up Says Government

October 17, 2021

TRENTON, NJ - Approximately 350,000 New Jersey households with overdue electric and natural gas bills were notified by mail that utility relief may be available. Residents who are behind in their utility and gas bills have until December 1 to enter an assistance program or pay their outstanding bills.

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) sent letters to all households with ...

Saint Barnabas Medical Center to be Renamed in Honor of Donor Family

September 30, 2021

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In recognition of a $100 million donation from the Cooperman Family Foundation—the largest monetary contribution ever provided to a hospital in New Jersey in support of its healthcare initiatives—Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston announced on Thursday that the hospital will be renamed the Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC) in honor of ...

Green Thumb Industries Opens Rise Bloomfield in New Jersey, Its 65th Retail Location in the Nation, on September 15

BLOOMFIELD, N.J.--Green Thumb Industries Inc., a leading national cannabis consumer packaged goods company and owner of Rise™ Dispensaries, have opened Rise Bloomfield, the Company’s third store in New Jersey and 65th in the nation. Profits from the first day of sales were donated to the Bloomfield Youth Aid Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing services to ...

Bloomfield Center Restaurant Week is Almost Here! September 27th - October 3rd

Our Bloomfield Center Restaurants offer Incredible, Diverse, Delicious Food to Our Community. Visit your favorite spots and make some new favorites during Bloomfield Center Restaurant Week the week of Sept 27 - Oct 3rd!

Check out some of the Special Menus and offers below and at ...

Bloomfield Police Detective James Peri Loses COVID-19 Battle

October 22, 2021

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Township of Bloomfield Police Department announced the death of Detective James Peri after a long battle with COVID-19 on Friday.

Known to his friends and colleagues as "Jimmy," he was a devoted father and husband and a friend to everyone he met. 

In a statement, the department said, "He may have left us physically, but his memory will be a part ...

Nutley's Steve DiGregorio Called Home After Life of Coaching Us To Give More

NUTLEY, NJ —  Nutley's winningest coach, Steve DiGregorio was called home after a lifetime of coaching us to be the best we can be. When news broke of DiGregorio's passing, the immediate reactions were not of his record on the football field, but his work off the field, both in the classroom and in the community.

A Margaret Ave. kid, DiGregorio's commitment to ...

Annual NJ Fall Leaf Show Is Peaking at High Point, Bursting in Color Everywhere Else

October 24, 2021

NUTLEY, NJ - With All Hallow's Eve festivities taking up much of next week, this weekend is the perfect time to get out and see the show our forests put on every year. 

The NJ Forest Service is reporting that the many areas of High Point State Park and New Jersey Veterans' Memorial are past peak. But don't fret, they also report that there are some areas of color in ...

NJ Fall Foliage Forecast: Charge Your Smartphone, Lace Your Boots and Get Out There

NEW JERSEY — The arrival of October means two things in the Garden State: everyone will purchase the big bag of candy for Halloween this week (and eat it all before next weekend), and the leaves across the state are going to put on a fantastic show. 

The New Jersey Forest Service issued a foliage forecast for the season this week. So, get ready — charge your smartphone and ...

Annual NJ Fall Leaf Show Is Peaking at High Point, Bursting in Color Everywhere Else

October 24, 2021

NUTLEY, NJ - With All Hallow's Eve festivities taking up much of next week, this weekend is the perfect time to get out and see the show our forests put on every year. 

The NJ Forest Service is reporting that the many areas of High Point State Park and New Jersey Veterans' Memorial are past peak. But don't fret, they also report that there are some areas of color in ...

NJ Fall Foliage Forecast: Charge Your Smartphone, Lace Your Boots and Get Out There

NEW JERSEY — The arrival of October means two things in the Garden State: everyone will purchase the big bag of candy for Halloween this week (and eat it all before next weekend), and the leaves across the state are going to put on a fantastic show. 

The New Jersey Forest Service issued a foliage forecast for the season this week. So, get ready — charge your smartphone and ...

Bloomfield’s Community Farmers Market a Success

Bloomfield, NJ-- Bloomfield launched its Community Farmers Market on Tuesday in the Bloomfield Public Library Courtyard. 

The market will run every Tuesday, 3:30-6:30pm, through November 9 and feature City Green's mobile veggie truck along with a variety of other vendors. 

“This farmers market will be an exciting opportunity to buy locally produced food ...

Clara Maass Medical Center to Host ‘Pink Village’ Breast Health Expo for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 13, 2021

WAYNE, NJ – In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness month, Clara Maass Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, will present a day of empowerment and education on breast cancer at Willowbrook Mall in Wayne, NJ. on Sunday, October 17 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., The ‘Pink Village’ health expo is free to attend and will feature educational information and health ...

VP Kamala Harris Urges Americans to Get COVID-19 Vaccine During Newark Visit 

NEWARK, NJ — Vice President Kamala Harris came to Newark on Friday with a clear goal in mind - to encourage city residents to get vaccinated at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has clearly yet to be defeated. 

“There will be an end to this,” Harris said at a pooled press conference while touring a vaccination clinic at Essex County College. “We really feel we are ...

Saint Barnabas Medical Center to be Renamed in Honor of Donor Family

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In recognition of a $100 million donation from the Cooperman Family Foundation—the largest monetary contribution ever provided to a hospital in New Jersey in support of its healthcare initiatives—Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) in Livingston announced on Thursday that the hospital will be renamed the Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC) in honor of ...

60-Year-Old Belleville Man Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for Sexually Assaulting 9-Year-Old Girl

October 19, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — A 60-year-old Belleville man was sentenced to 35 years in New Jersey State Prison for sexually assaulting a 9-year-old.

Jose Santana was sentenced Friday, Oct. 15 by the Honorable Martin Cronin, Judge of the Superior Court. Acting Essex County Prosecutor (ECPO) Theodore N. Stephens, II made the announcement Monday, Oct. 18. Under the No Early ...

Scarecrows Invade Montclair's Van Vleck Gardens, After This Weekend They Return to the Cornfields

October 21, 2021

MONTCLAIR, NJ - What's this, what's this, there are scarecrows all around! What's this, what's this, they've come from all over town! The annual Scarecrows in the Garden display continues at the Van Vleck House and Gardens in Montclair through Sunday Oct. 24.

From traditional scarecrows to dark-and-scary tributes to Halloween, from repurposed and ...

350,000 NJ Households Notified of Overdue Electric Bills; Apply for Assistance or Pay Up Says Government

TRENTON, NJ - Approximately 350,000 New Jersey households with overdue electric and natural gas bills were notified by mail that utility relief may be available. Residents who are behind in their utility and gas bills have until December 1 to enter an assistance program or pay their outstanding bills.

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) sent letters to all households with ...

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NJ TRANSIT’s Mobile App Upgrades: Keeping Riders in the Know

NEW JERSEY – With more and more riders returning to public transportation, NJ TRANSIT’s recent changes to mobile apps literally represent well-timed upgrades.

Smartphone users can readily appreciate the ease of information available at their fingertips. A few swipes on the mobile app replace the need for paper schedules and more.  The mobile app is available on both Google ...

Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest

Viking's 3rd Annual Buggin' Halloween Photo Contest Starts Friday, October 1, 2021!  Submit a photo of you, your pet, or a loved one dressed as a creepy-crawly bug, insect, or another pest for your chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card and other awesome prizes! Click here to learn more and enter the contest!

Bloomfield Police Sergeant Among those Honored During Essex County Board of County Commissioners 2021 Italian Heritage Celebration

October 13, 2021

On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, the Essex County Board of County Commissioners held its 2021 Italian Heritage Celebration via Zoom teleconference. The ceremony, which returned after a 1-year hiatus due to COVID-19, is held yearly to celebrate Italian culture and heritage, highlighting the contributions of Italian-American’s in Essex County.

This year, the Board recognized four ...

Bloomfield Urges Residents to Boil Water Before Using it After Water Main Break

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Throughout the past month there has been work taking place on Montgomery Street between Franklin Street and JFK Drive. 

Today, the Township announced a water main break in the area. The following is the message relayed to residents;

“This is an Emergency Announcement from the Township of Bloomfield. Due to a water main break in the vicinity of the ...

'Songs for a New World' Merges Rock, Ballads, Jazz

Millburn, NJ - Yes, Paper MIll Playhouse has now reopened with a dazzling production of “Songs for a New World.”  

There are plenty of precautions before entering the theatre, including masks for the audience, proof of vaccination and photo i.d. (probably a driver’s license.)  Still, it’s good to know all that going in, so there are no surprises ...

'Time Stands Still ' speeds along

Chatham, NJ -  Although we’ve been in a time warp these last two years, this smart and savvy play by Donald Margulies takes us out of ourselves and into other lives.

The Chatham Players have brought a nicely nuanced production to its audience, ably directed by Tait Ruppert.  As Catham Players President Joe DeVico says in program notes,  “Here we can offer a space to ...

Bloomfield Fall Festival Postponed to Sunday Oct. 17

October 15, 2021

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Based on the projected forecast for Saturday, the Bloomfield Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Department has decided to postpone the Fall Concert Finale & Fireworks Spectacular to Sunday, October 17th at Foley Field.

The last 19 months have been difficult for everyone, and we want to ensure the best possible event for our residents and guests. Sunday's ...

2 Belleville Men Who Saved 81-year-old Man to Be Recognized by Mayor, Council

BELLEVILLE, NJ – Two Belleville men who saved an 81-year-old man from drowning in the surging flood waters from Hurricane Ida will be honored for heroism.

Samuel Fontanez and Ivan Mancheno will be recognized with a proclamation at the Tuesday, Sept. 28 Township Council meeting.

The neighbors and close friends rushed from their nearby homes to save Rocco Cicchetti, 81, after he had ...

NJ Transit Conductor Assaulted After She Asked Man to Wear a Mask

October 20, 2021

GLEN ROCK, NJ — A Bronx man threatened an NJ Transit Train conductor with a knife Wednesday morning after she asked him to wear a mask, police said.

At approximately 10:30 a.m., a woman came into police headquarters reporting there was a disturbance on a New Jersey Transit train at the Bergen Line Train Station across from Borough Hall, police said. 

When police ...

Skylands Stadium to Celebrate Christopher Columbus with Statue and Name Change Event

AUGUSTA, NJ – Newark’s loss is Sussex County’s gain as Skylands Stadium prepares to unveil a statue of Christopher Columbus.  The symbol of Italian heritage previously occupied a spot at Columbus Plaza on Bloomfield Avenue in Newark, according to Skylands Stadium officials.

The owner of the Sussex County Miners Al Dorso will be at the event during which the field ...

Tricks to Making the Best Sandwiches for School and Office Lunches

October 23, 2021

Brown bagging it doesn’t have to be boring. Turn homemade lunches into something special with these easy tricks and tips for building the best sandwiches:

Start with good bread. It’s first part of the sandwich you taste! Hearty breads, such as sub sandwich rolls or thick slices of sourdough, will hold ingredients better together than the soft stuff, too.

Love wraps? ...

NJ Dentist Serves Residents in the Community and Gives Back to Local Organizations

October 5, 2021

 

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Joseph DalBon, DMD, owner of New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, spoke with TAPintoTV about his strong connection to the community and local organizations.

“I’m really proud to serve our community,” DalBon explained. “I grew up in Caldwell. I went to high school here.” DalBon attended the University of Pennsylvania ...

Garden State Initiative Launches Report and Educational Campaign for Fiscally Sustainable NJ

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Brian Brodeur, executive producer of East Main Media and TAPintoTV, spoke with Regina Egea, President of the Garden State Initiative (GSI), to discuss GSI's report entitled, Toward a Fiscally Sustainable New Jersey: Analysis and Recommendations.

Co-authored by Thad D. Calabrese and Thomas J. Healey, the new research report looks back at the 2012 State Budget Crisis ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 22, 2021

ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL – New Jersey is making history tomorrow. Now that we have your undivided attention, we may have over-hyped. But still, tomorrow is the very first day of “early voting” in the state, for the first time ever. And what does that mean? There will be centralized polling locations for nine consecutive days all over for those who can’t wait a second ...

Don't Make These Common Small Business Marketing Mistakes

Hope you're sitting down for this one.  A 2021 report from Top Design Firms says 28% of small businesses don't have a website.

Of the 72% who have a website, maintaining it can be a full-time job all by itself. Customers have elevated expectations and the website has to match that.  Small business owners often don't have that time.  Forbes has some suggestions ...

Behind the Headlines: How a Text Message Led a TAPinto Franchisee to Get Answers for His Community

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The text message was straight and to the point.

“Hey they have all of our (expletive) and we can’t get it out.”

That certainly got John Mooney’s attention.

Then the TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood franchisee saw a post on Facebook and started asking some questions.

“They said ‘hey this is going on — we’re going to ...

Billy Summers by Stephen King

Billy Summers by Stephen King. (Scribner, 2021)

 

Remember Dexter? He was the self-appointed Angel of Death, whose father recognized Dexter’s innate compulsion to kill and trained his bizarre boy to murder only people who deserved to die. Stephen King’s latest hero, Billy Summers bears some resemblance to Dexter in that he is a hired assassin who will only take on contracts ...

Sooley by John Grisham

Sooley by John Grisham (Doubleday, 2021)

 

Sooley, John Grisham’s latest novel, will haunt the reader long after the last page is closed. The main character, a seventeen year old boy from South Sudan, a  young country in Africa, is as charismatic and unforgettable as they come. Although the world from which he comes is cruel and unyielding, Samuel Sooleymon uses his passion ...

The Series of The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir

Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2016)

Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2017)

Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2018)

Anne of Kleve: The Princess in the Portrait by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2019)

Katheryn Howard: The Scandalous Queen by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2020)

Katherine Parr: the Sixth ...

Hamnet: A Novel of the Plague by Maggie O'Farrell

Hamnet: A Novel of the Plague by Maggie O’Farrell (Vintage Books, 2020)

In a style reminiscent of the great American naturalist, Gene Stratton Porter, one of the most popular authors of the early 20th century, Maggie O’Farrell’s  expressions of the world around us are more like poetry rather than prose. One has the sense in reading this magical story of a woman linked to ...

Obituaries

Aug 5, 1947 - Aug 3, 2021
Loving Husband, Father, Brother, Grandfather, Retired Nutley Police Captain and Realtor Thomas ...
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Sep 29, 1974 - May 11, 2020
Charles Edward Roberts III (Rob,) 45, of Glen Ridge, NJ, entered into eternal rest on May 11, 2020 ...
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How Exercise Can Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Though preventing breast cancer entirely is not possible, there are many steps you can take to reduce your risk of development. Perhaps the biggest thing you can do that studies show correlates to preventing breast cancer is exercise. And thankfully, there are plenty of things you can do to get moving and live an active lifestyle.

Regular physical activity regulates hormones including estrogen ...

How to Support Your Mental Health as the Seasons Change

As the days get shorter and colder and we welcome the festivities of fall, many older adults notice that they experience a change in energy levels and mood that feels like depression. If you’ve noticed a decline in your mental health when the seasons change, you’re not alone. Here’s a basic guide to understanding seasonal depression, its symptoms, and most importantly, how to ...