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Cookie-Palooza: Nanaimo Bars

December 18, 2018

WARREN, NJ - Bar cookies are great for the holidays and year-round. 

Nanaimo Bars:

Base of the bars:

½ cup butter

¼ cup sugar

¼ cup cocoa (unsweetened baker’s cocoa!)

1 tsp. natural vanilla extract

1 egg

1 ½ cup graham cracker crumbs

¾ cup shredded coconut (unsweetened)

½ cup finely chopped pecans (I pulse them in ...

Bah Humbug: Bloomfield Man Arrested for Stealing a Christmas Ornament in Cedar Grove

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - A Bloomfield man was arrested early Wednesday morning for stealing a Christmas ornament off of a tree in Cedar Grove.

Ptl. Christopher Lynch responded to Club way at around 1:50 a.m. on a report of a suspicious vehicle. According to police reports, the vehicle was located and an investigation revealed that one of the occupants had stolen a Christmas ornament ...

Medical Marijuana Industry Set to Bring Green to Paterson

PATERSON, NJ- New Jersey’s growing medical marijuana industry is set to plant roots in Paterson in the new year.

According to a statement released by the New Jersey Department of Health, Green Thumb Industries Inc. (GTI), a national cannabis consumer packaged goods company, has been selected as one of only six businesses selected to apply for permits to open new medical marijuana ...

VICE to Air Segment About Newark's Lead Problem Ahead of Court Hearing

NEWARK, NJ - VICE News Tonight is scheduled to air a segment about Newark’s lead issues ahead of a hearing tomorrow in federal court, where advocacy groups will try to convince a judge to make the city expand its filter program.

The Natural Resources Defense Council and the Newark Education Workers Caucus alleged in a lawsuit that city and state officials violated regulations that ...

Ariana Grande Ice Skates in Montclair, Fans Discover Days Later

December 14, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Pop icon Ariana Grande visited Montclair on Saturday night to ice skate at the Clary Anderson Arena.

When she finally shared the photo to her instagram on Tuesday, fans flocked to and called the rink, only to learn that the singer had been there days prior.

 

According to published reports, the “Thank U, Next” singer and a few of her friends rented ...

Hundreds Flock to Tice Family Toy Drive; Event Highlighted by Santa and Firetruck Visit

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The community came together in the spirit of giving as the Tice Family held their annual Toy Drive and Santa Meet and Greet on Sunday evening outside their home on Bolten Place in Bloomfield.
 
The Tice Family, Steve and Lorajean, along with children Kyle and Emily, have conducted the holiday tradition of dressing as Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, and Santa’s elves ...

Broadway's Jelani Remy to Perform "Home for the Holidays: A Very Remy Christmas" at Cedar Grove High School

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Broadway star Jelani Remy will return to his hometown of Cedar Grove to perform a holiday concert on Dec. 17 at Cedar Grove High School entitled "Home for the Holidays:  A Very Remy Christmas."

 The Cedar Grove native and CGHS alumnus' credits include High School Musical 1 & 2, the role of “Simba” in ...

Bah Humbug: Bloomfield Man Arrested for Stealing a Christmas Ornament in Cedar Grove

December 18, 2018

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - A Bloomfield man was arrested early Wednesday morning for stealing a Christmas ornament off of a tree in Cedar Grove.

Ptl. Christopher Lynch responded to Club way at around 1:50 a.m. on a report of a suspicious vehicle. According to police reports, the vehicle was located and an investigation revealed that one of the occupants had stolen a Christmas ornament ...

Local Businesses Collaborate to Raise Funds for Walnut St. Family Displaced By Fire in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, December 12, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM to benefit residents who were displaced by the Walnut Street fire that occurred on November 15.

The event will take place at Ruthie's BBQ Pizza, located at 64 1/2 Chestnut Street in Montclair, NJ.  

HOMECorp and Ruthies's are proud to co-host a fun ...

Bloomfield PBA Local 32 and High Definition Barber Shop Team Up to Fight Cancer

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- You may have noticed some members of the Bloomfield Police Department looking a little fuzzy over the month of November.  You may have also noticed that those same officers are now freshly shaved thanks to High Definition Barber Shop in Bloomfield.  

Shop owner Danny Batista teamed up with Bloomfield PBA Local 32 members to provide a shave for $20.00, in which ...

Bloomfield Police Raise Money for Charity During No Shave November

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Members of the Bloomfield Police Department participated in No Shave November last month, and donated $1,320 to Stand up to Cancer, last Wednesday, two days before shaving.

No Shave November is a month-long journey during which participants forgo shaving and grooming in order to evoke conversation and raise cancer awareness. It began organically after a father in Chicago ...

Cookie-Palooza: Nanaimo Bars

December 18, 2018

WARREN, NJ - Bar cookies are great for the holidays and year-round. 

Nanaimo Bars:

Base of the bars:

½ cup butter

¼ cup sugar

¼ cup cocoa (unsweetened baker’s cocoa!)

1 tsp. natural vanilla extract

1 egg

1 ½ cup graham cracker crumbs

¾ cup shredded coconut (unsweetened)

½ cup finely chopped pecans (I pulse them in ...

Cookie-Palooza: Hello Dolly Cookie Bars

PISCATAWAY, NJ - Bar cookies like Hello Dollies are a great activity for families with younger children, the kids simply layer the assembled and measured ingredients. Aside from chopping nuts and removing hot cookie sheets from the oven, the children can most certainly declare "I did it myself!"

This recipe for Hello Dolly Cookie Bars comes to us from the editors at TAPinto ...

Cookie-Palooza: Pecan Fingers, Smothered in Sugary Sweetness

WARREN, NJ — Pecan fingers are made by our family only at Christmastime. Be sure to dip them in confectioners' sugar once while they are hot, and then sift more sugar over them again when they are cool.

Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup finely chopped pecans
Additional ...

Allergy Alert: Light & Fit Greek Crunch S'Mores Yogurt Recalled Over Mislabeling

NEW JERSEY - Approximately 3,521 cases of Light & Fit® Greek Crunch Nonfat Yogurt & Toppings S’Mores Flavor have been voluntarily recalled due to improper labeling, said the FDA in a press release. According to the release, Danone North America is recalling the product after it was discovered that some of the toppers sold contained peanuts and were not labeled ...

Bloomfield Wrestling Places 4th in Kearny Tournament; Diaz Wins 285-Pound Class

December 16, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Bloomfield High School Varsity Wrestling Team placed fourth overall out of 11 schools in the 2018 Kearny Holiday Tournament on Saturday at Kearny High School.

 

This is the second consecutive year Bloomfield competed in the prestigious tournament and crowned their initial 1st place finisher as junior Jeff Diaz defeated John Helstowski of North Brunswick ...

Bloomfield Boys Basketball Beats Science Park 91-28; Passero Notches First Win as Head Coach

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Two games in 17 hours could be a daunting task for any team, but the Bloomfield High School Boys Varsity Basketball squad couldn’t wait to take the court Saturday afternoon after falling in their season opener Friday night.

 

The result was a 91-28 domination over Science Park of Newark at Bloomfield High School. The win marks the first victory for ...

Bloomfield Boys Basketball Falls Short Against AHHS 63-50 in Season Opener

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – It’s not the way Bloomfield High School Boys Varsity Basketball Coach Michael Passero would have liked to start the 2018-19 season, as the Bengals fell short against American History High School of Newark 63-50 in the season opener Friday night at Bloomfield High School.

 

Passero, taking over the helm from Pat Brunner, faced a tough task against ...

Sunnier Days: Sesame Street Partners with Family Promise, Produces Digital Resources for Homeless Advocates and Caregivers

December 17, 2018

MORRISTOWN NJ - A collaboration with Morristown based national nonprofit Family Promise and a few other friends has resulted in Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC), a program of Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit that produces Sesame Street, creating a suite of online resources to help Family Promise and other providers better serve children experiencing homelessness.

When ...

*TONIGHT'S EVENT REMINDER* Bloomfield Cruisers Holiday Toy Drive Rolls into the Old Canal Inn Dec. 14

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Cruisers may be first, and foremost a car club, but the "Pubahs" are much more than that. The cars are an outward and visible expression of a group of people dedicated to building community and giving back. 

Over the course of the year, the cruisers do everything from restoring bikes for children, restore a historic vehicle at Oakeside, or ...

Bloomfield High History Department 'Flags for Heroes' Memorial Day 2019 Project

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield High School History Department will honor fallen heroes with 4,000 American flags on school grounds for Memorial Day. The department is reaching out to the community to make this honor possible.

Community members are encouraged to donate one dollar, to cost of a single flag, to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. 

To make a ...

Beloved Search and Rescue Bloodhound Aided Police, Succumbs to Cancer

December 17, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - He was always called "Joker," short for Canine 832 Joker's Wild, and for five years, this bloodhound assisted police in Middlesex County on countless missing persons and other investigations.

In 2015, after a young woman was violently assaulted and left for dead, Joker found a track and led law enforcement officers to a residence, and ultimately led to ...

Husky Foster Program at Tree-licious Orchards Provides a Better Life for Rescue Dogs

PORT MURRAY, NJ -- Tree-licious Orchards has a great reputation for their varieties of apples, fruits and vegetables, but it’s also known as a foster home for rescue husky dogs. “Our huskies just love life at the orchard,” said Tree-licious partner, Ginger Kesler.

Housing huskies at the farm started as a way to help reduce the orchard of critters and provide a better life for ...

Reminder to Pet Owners - NJ State Law Says Pets Must Have Proper Shelter in Freezing Temperatures

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Weather forecasters are calling for freezing temperatures to overnight tonight and into Thursday. Freezing temperatures can be very dangerous to pets.

NJ State Law says dogs cannot be outside if temperatures are below 34 degrees without proper shelter (insulated, elevated, heated). Keep your pets safe and avoid getting a fine by bringing your pets indoors any ...

"Hate Has No Home" at Congressman Frelinghuysen's Office on Move Out Day.....

December 15, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Friday December 14th was move out day for Congressman Frelinghuysen. As the final pieces of furniture and belongings came out of the Congressional office on Schuyler Place in Morristown, demonstrators entered the building.  Like most Fridays of the past two years, the day was fraught with protestors, this time bringing a cake and a celebratory party mood. 

According ...

New Bloomfield Township Website Showcased During Public Forum

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – To ensure residents were given an opportunity to provide feedback on the significantly upgraded township website so appropriate changes can be made, Mayor Michael Venezia and Township Council hosted a public forum on Wednesday evening at the Bloomfield High School Media Center.

 

“We wanted a new website to improve our outreach to everyone and after ...

Parsippany Mayor joins NJ Gov. Phil Murphy in the fight to raise the state's minimum wage to $15

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Mayor Michael Soriano joined Governor Murphy at Parsippany Based, Earth Friendly Products to express their support for a $15 minimum wage.  Earth Friendly Products has offered $17/hour as a minimum wage at their company for all employees since 2014.  The company was used as an example for how all business should be run.  

Here is the full Press ...

Greenutley Winter Farmers Market Feb. 10, 2019 - Vendors Wanted

December 15, 2018

Winter Market • Sunday, February 10, 2019 • Online Vendor Registration

Greenutley and the Nutley Farmers Market invite you to our first ever Winter Market on Sunday, February 10, 2019 1:30-5:30pm at Vincent Methodist Church, 100 Vincent Place, Nutley!

Our Winter Market will offer a variety of local foods and handmade products...a bright spot ...

Parsippany Mayor joins NJ Gov. Phil Murphy in the fight to raise the state's minimum wage to $15

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Mayor Michael Soriano joined Governor Murphy at Parsippany Based, Earth Friendly Products to express their support for a $15 minimum wage.  Earth Friendly Products has offered $17/hour as a minimum wage at their company for all employees since 2014.  The company was used as an example for how all business should be run.  

Here is the full Press ...

Economic Redevelopment Session Fosters Downtown Revitalization Ideas in Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – With the continued successful redevelopment of Bloomfield’s Downtown area, the Township sought input from business owners in Watsessing Avenue Station area on Tuesday evening.
 
The Township fielded ideas on responsible redevelopment during a special stakeholder engagement session in the Council Chambers for business owners to discuss the areas's ...

Brookdale Reformed Church Offers a Blue Christmas Worship Service Dec 20

December 9, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brookdale Reformed Church will host their annual Blue Christmas Worship Service Thur. Dec. 20 .

The holidays can be a difficult time for anyone who is suffering from loss, hurt, or despair. "We understand that these feelings occur and we invite you to a worship service that offers comfort as we recognize the significance of the season." said Pastor Susan ...

Happy Chanukah! Lighting the Ice Menorah at Bell Works

HOLMDEL, NJ - A festive and happy moment was shared by hundred of visitors as they experienced the excitement of lighting the menorah with Chabad Jewish Center of Holmdel and host Bell Works. Rabbi Shmaya Galperin and his family welcomed everyone and shared the good news of the season. See video with speeches and guest introductions:

Latkes and soup ...

Pasta with a Side of Christmas Carols at Brookdale Reformed Church Saturday

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Brookdale Reformed Church on Bellevue Avenue invites the community to gather with friends for 'Pasta with a Side of Christmas Carols' this Saturday afternoon starting at 4 p.m. and continuing into the evening 

This Saturday's gathering is a part of a series of food-centric events at the church that, according to Rev. Susan Dorward are "breaking down ...

Holiday Happenings at NJ State Parks Culminate with Re-Enactment of Washington’s Crossing of Delaware on Christmas

December 12, 2018

TRENTON, NJ — Holiday activities at the nearby Historic Village at Allaire are among a host of events planned this month at New Jersey state parks, culminating with the annual re-enactment of Gen. George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River on Christmas Day.

At Allaire State Park in Farmingdale, visitors can tour the historic village by lantern light and learn about Christmas ...

Neshanic Flea Market Property added to South Branch Greenway in Branchburg

BRANCHBURG, N.J. – The former Neshanic Flea Market property has been added to the South Branch Greenway.

The 3.68-acre parcel of land including a historic residence was subdivided and a 2.8-acre parcel was deeded to the Somerset County Open Space Preservation Program; the other parcel containing a little less than an acre was deeded to Branchburg Township.

Located at the intersection ...

Celebrate the Season at the Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo

December 6, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The annual Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo returns for the holiday season continues every night

Every Night, through December 31, guests are invited to enjoy the light at Essex County's most popular park. The lights will not be on December 24 and 25

The 'Holiday Lights Spectacular' will run from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

Turtle Back ...

Holiday Tours at the Morgan Museum

The Morgan Museum, an 1845 farmhouse, located at 902 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, will be part of the Essex County Historic House Tour again this year.

 We will be open Saturday, December 1, and Sunday, December 2 from 1 until 4 p.m.  Take a tour of the museum which will be decorated for the holidays.

 There will be guides present to discuss the history of the house ...

AAA: More than 1.3 Million New Jerseyans Expected to Travel for the Thanksgiving Holiday

FLORHAM PARK, NJ -  “There’s a lot to be thankful for this holiday season – higher wages, more disposable income and rising levels of household wealth,” said Robert Sinclair Jr., Manager of Media Relations for AAA Northeast. “Because of this, more travelers are kicking off the holiday season with a Thanksgiving getaway, building on a positive year for the travel ...

Thanksgiving Harvest Home & Armistice Observance at Fosterfields This Weekend

Experience Historic Holiday Traditions, and Honor the U.S. Armed Forces

MORRISTOWN, N.J. On Sunday, November 11, from 12 noon to 4 p.m., experience a historic farm-style Thanksgiving holiday and mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice ending World War I at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris Township.

Roll up your sleeves, and help prep dinner at the ...

N.J. Congressman: Offshore Seismic Testing Threatens Ecosystem along Atlantic Coast

December 7, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to the Trump Administration’s announcement that it would approve requests for seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic Ocean for geological surveying, U.S. Rep. Chris Smith has joined a House coalition pushing to end any prospects for offshore oil and gas drilling and exploration off the East Coast.

“Not here, not now, not ever,” said Smith ...

Hackensack Riverkeeper Partners With Brewery 'Alementary' For Clean Water

HACKENSACK, NJ - In a perfect example of “You can’t have one without the other” city-based microbrewery The Alementary spent much of this past November supporting Hackensack Riverkeeper’s mission to ensure clean, plentiful water for all – including the making of craft beer. During that time, a portion of the proceeds from every pint of Hackensack Lager sold ...

Belmar Sees Return of Two Endangered Species to Beachfront

BELMAR, NJ — The northern end of Belmar’s beachfront is quietly making a comeback that will please Mother Nature.

Piping plovers have returned to nest in the natural beach area near First Avenue, and the rare seabeach amaranth plant is sprouting along a strip of sand along the boardwalk between Third and Fourth Avenues. Both are federally endangered species that were recently ...

New Study Reveals Half of NJ residents Diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease Do Not Receive Referrals to Support Services

December 17, 2018

ROSELAND – A recent survey conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind on behalf of Alzheimer’s New Jersey® found that an overwhelming majority of New Jersey residents with memory loss concerns (89%) visited a doctor to seek diagnosis. However, only about half (54%) of the physicians seen suggested support programs to assist those with the disease and their ...

Bloomfield Health Dept. Blood Drive Wed. at Town Hall

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - With everyone so busy with holiday preparations, there is always a drop in blood donations. This year, the Bloomfield Health Department is making it easy to donate blood by bringing the Bloodmobile to town hall Wednesday evening. 

From 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. adults weighing more than 110 lbs can donate blood to meet the critical need at this time of year. The blood mobile ...

Coping With Loss And Dealing With Grief During The Holidays

NUTLEY, NJ – Coping with the loss of a loved one is never easy, especially during the holidays.  Grieving is a process that has no timetable, and everyone mourns in a different way, at different rates.

 

To help patrons deal with the sensitivities of losing a family member this past year, SW Brown and Son Funeral Home of Nutley hosted their 21st Annual Holiday Memorial ...

Beloved Search and Rescue Bloodhound Aided Police, Succumbs to Cancer

December 17, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - He was always called "Joker," short for Canine 832 Joker's Wild, and for five years, this bloodhound assisted police in Middlesex County on countless missing persons and other investigations.

In 2015, after a young woman was violently assaulted and left for dead, Joker found a track and led law enforcement officers to a residence, and ultimately led to ...

Holiday Shopping Countdown: Ways to Protect Against Consumer Fraud

With only a week left to complete your holiday shopping, it’s important to stay alert for scams, misleading advertising or unfair business practices whether you’re make online or in-store purchases.

Consider the following advice, compiled from various consumer affairs resources.

When You’re Out Shopping:

Make sure the scanned prices for your purchases are correct.

Rutgers Report Views Online Classes As the Future

December 14, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Ten years ago, 1,234 were taking online college courses at Rutgers University.

Last year, in the fall semester of 2017, that number reached 23,042, according to university figures.

Nationwide over 6.4 million people are sitting in front of computers to take college courses, about one-third of all the students taking high education classes, Richard Novak, Rutgers ...

Bloomfield High History Department 'Flags for Heroes' Memorial Day 2019 Project

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield High School History Department will honor fallen heroes with 4,000 American flags on school grounds for Memorial Day. The department is reaching out to the community to make this honor possible.

Community members are encouraged to donate one dollar, to cost of a single flag, to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. 

To make a ...

Night of Conversation Shines Light on Substance Abuse and Family Discussions

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Essex County’s second annual Night of Conversation, a family event intended to promote open and honest discussions about substance abuse, was held Tuesday Evening at Bloomfield Middle School.
 
An audience of teens, pre-teens and parents gathered for the program sponsored by the Bloomfield Municipal Alliance Committee (BMAC).
 
“Our Night of ...

Money Magazine Names Bloomfield, NJ Best Place in America for Sports Fans to Retire Right Now

November 26, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Money Magazine recently published it’s “8 Best Places to Retire in the U.S. Right Now” and named Bloomfield the Best place for Sports Fans to retire in. A number of factors went into their methodology, including the economic health, cost of living, health care, crime, diversity, and quality of living. Researchers explored the neighborhoods of considered areas, ...

"Hate Has No Home" at Congressman Frelinghuysen's Office on Move Out Day.....

December 15, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Friday December 14th was move out day for Congressman Frelinghuysen. As the final pieces of furniture and belongings came out of the Congressional office on Schuyler Place in Morristown, demonstrators entered the building.  Like most Fridays of the past two years, the day was fraught with protestors, this time bringing a cake and a celebratory party mood. 

According ...

Keep Holiday Plants Looking Their Best

December 15, 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 garden center.  Always protect your gift plants from the harsh outdoors.  ...

Plants for Every Room of Your Home

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 get enough of this healthful activity.  Adding greenery indoors expands ...

Essex County to Host Annual Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest

ROSELAND, NJ – The public is invited to participate in Essex County’s annual 2018 Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest at the Essex County Environmental Center by entering their best gingerbread houses in a variety of categories.

The free competition encourages have fun over the holiday season while also helping the county raise awareness about ...

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NJ Shops Take Doughnuts to the Next Level

December 15, 2018

We found some of the best places to get doughnuts in New Jersey.

While one of the most recognizable global brands, Dunkin’, is dropping the “Donuts” from its  name, smaller doughnut shops in New Jersey are seeing rise in demand for the tasty treats.

Jessica Dreyer, a fourth generation farmer at Dreyer Farms in Cranford, NJ, said that doughnuts have ...

Bloomfield Health Dept. Blood Drive Wed. at Town Hall

December 17, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - With everyone so busy with holiday preparations, there is always a drop in blood donations. This year, the Bloomfield Health Department is making it easy to donate blood by bringing the Bloodmobile to town hall Wednesday evening. 

From 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. adults weighing more than 110 lbs can donate blood to meet the critical need at this time of year. The blood mobile ...

Bloomfield High History Department 'Flags for Heroes' Memorial Day 2019 Project

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield High School History Department will honor fallen heroes with 4,000 American flags on school grounds for Memorial Day. The department is reaching out to the community to make this honor possible.

Community members are encouraged to donate one dollar, to cost of a single flag, to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. 

To make a ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, December 18, 6:00 PM

Suzy Que's BBQ & Bar, West Orange

OPERATION AKA

Giving Back

Wed, December 19, 2:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Drag Queen Story Hour with Harmonica Sunbeam

Arts & Entertainment Education

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Wed, December 19, 7:00 PM

Hospital Conference Room 2 (Ground Floor), Glen Ridge

Becoming a Parent

Health & Wellness

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Fri, May 17, 6:00 PM

DeMuro Park , Nutley

Nutley Relay for Life

Giving Back Health & Wellness

VICE to Air Segment About Newark's Lead Problem Ahead of Court Hearing

December 17, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - VICE News Tonight is scheduled to air a segment about Newark’s lead issues ahead of a hearing tomorrow in federal court, where advocacy groups will try to convince a judge to make the city expand its filter program.

The Natural Resources Defense Council and the Newark Education Workers Caucus alleged in a lawsuit that city and state officials violated regulations that ...

Two Wins for Columbia H.S. at the 4th Annual Ramapo College High School Film Festival

MAHWAH, NJ -  Film and animation students from Columbia High School (CHS) won two awards at Ramapo College of New Jersey's 4th Annual High School Film Festival.

The festival took place on Dec. 8, and included 36 original films submitted by students. 

Students entered original films in a variety of genres and were awarded in several categories including editing, ...

Medical Marijuana Industry Set to Bring Green to Paterson

December 18, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- New Jersey’s growing medical marijuana industry is set to plant roots in Paterson in the new year.

According to a statement released by the New Jersey Department of Health, Green Thumb Industries Inc. (GTI), a national cannabis consumer packaged goods company, has been selected as one of only six businesses selected to apply for permits to open new medical marijuana ...

Toy Soldier Statue Stolen From the Morristown Green; Help Find the Grinch Who Did it

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A six foot tall toy soldier statue that was being used as a decoration for the Christmas Festival on the Morristown Green has been stolen, said the Morristown Police Department. 

According to authorities, the incident occurred at 1am on December 9th and was reported by the Morristown Partnership later that morning. The incident was captured on ...

N.J. Congressman: Offshore Seismic Testing Threatens Ecosystem along Atlantic Coast

December 7, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to the Trump Administration’s announcement that it would approve requests for seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic Ocean for geological surveying, U.S. Rep. Chris Smith has joined a House coalition pushing to end any prospects for offshore oil and gas drilling and exploration off the East Coast.

“Not here, not now, not ever,” said Smith ...

Belmar Sees Return of Two Endangered Species to Beachfront

BELMAR, NJ — The northern end of Belmar’s beachfront is quietly making a comeback that will please Mother Nature.

Piping plovers have returned to nest in the natural beach area near First Avenue, and the rare seabeach amaranth plant is sprouting along a strip of sand along the boardwalk between Third and Fourth Avenues. Both are federally endangered species that were recently ...

Repetitive Strain Injury Can Be Further Prevented by Proper Stretching

As a musician, there is no greater feeling than losing yourself in your instrument. However, playing any instrument frequently can lead to developing a repetitive strain injury. This can cause pain and make it difficult to play the music you love.

When faced with a repetitive strain injury, treating it quickly and efficiently is the best way to help you return to playing without pain. It is ...

Husky Foster Program at Tree-licious Orchards Provides a Better Life for Rescue Dogs

December 10, 2018

PORT MURRAY, NJ -- Tree-licious Orchards has a great reputation for their varieties of apples, fruits and vegetables, but it’s also known as a foster home for rescue husky dogs. “Our huskies just love life at the orchard,” said Tree-licious partner, Ginger Kesler.

Housing huskies at the farm started as a way to help reduce the orchard of critters and provide a better life for ...

Clinton's Fourchette Shares the Secrets of their Success as a Small Business

<!--block-->CLINTON, NJ -- TAPintoTV Senior Producer Kayla Galka recently stopped into Fourchette, a shop on Main Street here, and spoke with staff members about the secrets of the success behind this thriving small business.

Fourchette opened five years ago as a full-service cheese shop, with gourmet foods, imported French linens and unique home and kitchen goods. While ...

The Jaffe Briefing - December 17, 2018

HOBOKEN - Throw hundreds of drunken Santas on the streets and - Wow! - you better watch out and you better not cry. Police tell us why: By early yesterday morning, there were at least 14 Santas under arrest and 33 others got tickets for peeing on the street or for overwhelming drunkenness. Santas also got busted for driving drunk, for ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Bobbie Peer

This week's featured franchisee owns not one, not two, but three TAPinto franchises! Find out what she loves about owning and operating her own business, how she got started, and how she manages, TAPinto Berkeley Heights, TAPinto New Providence, and TAPinto Mountainside full-time.

Q: When did you join TAPinto.net?

Bobbie Peer: I started as a sales ...

Who Knew? 10,001 Household Solutions by Bruce and Jeanne Lubin

Who Knew? 10,001 Household Solutions by Bruce and Jeanne Lubin (Castle Point Books, 2018)

 

“What’s this book?” my friend, Linda, asked me picking up my new copy of Who Knew? 10,001 Household Solutions by husband and wife writing team,  Bruce and Jeanne Lubin.

Linda was paging through the volume already and commenting on how interesting and helpful the book ...

All the Stars in the Heavens

All the Stars in the Heavens by Adriana Trigiani (Harper, 2015)

 

When I was a little girl, before there was colored television, sometimes I would watch a show where a beautiful, mature lady would enter a room through French doors, and greet her tv audience. The woman wore spectacular gowns that clung to her  curvy shape and sported big satin bows in the back. Her cheeks were like ...

The Real Lolita: the Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World

The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World by Sarah Weinman (Harper Collins, 2018)

Who would have thought that the “nymphet” of Humbert Humbert’s perverted fantasies in the famous Vladimir Nabokov novel, Lolita, published in the United States in 1958, was influenced greatly by an infamous kidnapping case that took place in Camden, ...

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine, 2013)

Jodi Picoult is the Law and Order author of our times. She uses stories “ripped from the headlines” as seeds for her plotlines and, thus, presents readers with a framework in which to discuss important societal issues, such as school shootings, teen suicides, and organ transplants. Picoult’s writing is compelling, and many of ...

New Study Reveals Half of NJ residents Diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease Do Not Receive Referrals to Support Services

December 17, 2018

ROSELAND – A recent survey conducted by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind on behalf of Alzheimer’s New Jersey® found that an overwhelming majority of New Jersey residents with memory loss concerns (89%) visited a doctor to seek diagnosis. However, only about half (54%) of the physicians seen suggested support programs to assist those with the disease and their ...

Greenutley Winter Farmers Market Feb. 10, 2019 - Vendors Wanted

Winter Market • Sunday, February 10, 2019 • Online Vendor Registration

Greenutley and the Nutley Farmers Market invite you to our first ever Winter Market on Sunday, February 10, 2019 1:30-5:30pm at Vincent Methodist Church, 100 Vincent Place, Nutley!

Our Winter Market will offer a variety of local foods and handmade products...a bright spot ...

Partners for Health Foundation Awards Community Impact Awards Announced

 

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Partners for Health Foundation awarded 10 Community Impact Awards, and grants totaling $100,000, to recognize nonprofit organizations and individuals making a significant difference in the health and well-being of local communities. The awardees were selected from 65 nominations that cited contributions in areas such as hunger, homelessness, ...

Partners for Health Foundation Awards $100,000 in Community Impact Awards

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Partners for Health Foundation awarded 10 Community Impact Awards, and grants totaling $100,000, to recognize nonprofit organizations and individuals making a significant difference in the health and well-being of local communities. The awardees were selected from 65 nominations that cited contributions in areas such as hunger, homelessness, chronic disease ...

Obituaries

Mar 9, 1978 - Jul 13, 2018
Christopher J. Barra, Sr., lifelong resident of Bloomfield, passed away on July 13, 2018 at the age ...
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Jun 10, 1983 - Jun 17, 2018
Ryan M. Lucas, 35 Proud Marine Veteran and Nutley Firefighter Ryan M. Lucas, a lifelong ...
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Husky Foster Program at Tree-licious Orchards Provides a Better Life for Rescue Dogs

December 10, 2018

PORT MURRAY, NJ -- Tree-licious Orchards has a great reputation for their varieties of apples, fruits and vegetables, but it’s also known as a foster home for rescue husky dogs. “Our huskies just love life at the orchard,” said Tree-licious partner, Ginger Kesler.

Housing huskies at the farm started as a way to help reduce the orchard of critters and provide a better life for ...