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Sun, October 21, 1:00 PM

Kingsland Manor, Nutley

Kingsland Manor Colonial Day

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 1:00pm 10/21/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Kingsland Manor Colonial Day

Enjoy a fun and interactive living-history event at the Kingsland Manor, 3 Kingsland St., Nutley, on Sunday, October 21st from 1 to 5 pm. Watch our colonial past come to life as you learn how people worked and played in pre-industrial America. See how they cooked food, dressed, made cosmetics, spun yarn, used woodworking tools, wove baskets, performed music, and prepared gardens. Sample a ...

3 Kingsland Street Nutley, NJ 07110
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Mon, October 22, 7:00 PM

Hospital Auditorium, Glen Ridge

Tour of the Birthing Center

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 10/22/2018 7:00pm 10/22/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Tour of the Birthing Center

Tour of the Labor & Delivery, Post-Partum & Nursery Units. You will feel comfortable knowing your baby will be born in a hospital whose primary concern is your health, comfort and safety. All your questions and concerns will be answered during this tour.

Free of charge.

1 Bay Ave Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
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Tue, October 23, 7:00 PM

Clifton Public Library, Clifton

Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 10/23/2018 7:00pm 10/23/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

The Center for Advanced Bariatric Surgery at Mountainside Medical Center
Are you ready for real and permanent weight loss? Weight loss surgery can help you control your hunger, maintain a healthy weight, and reduce your risks for heart disease, hypertension and diabetes. If you’re obese and struggling to lose weight, you’re not alone.

Mountainside Medical Center can help. Attend a ...

292 Piaget Avenue Clifton, NJ 07011
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Tue, October 23, 7:00 PM

Clifton Public Library, Clifton

Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 10/23/2018 7:00pm 10/23/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

The Center for Advanced Bariatric Surgery at Mountainside Medical Center
Are you ready for real and permanent weight loss? Weight loss surgery can help you control your hunger, maintain a healthy weight, and reduce your risks for heart disease, hypertension and diabetes. If you’re obese and struggling to lose weight, you’re not alone.

Mountainside Medical Center can help. Attend a ...

292 Piaget Avenue Clifton, NJ 07011
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Tue, October 23, 7:00 PM

Clifton Public Library, Clifton

Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 10/23/2018 7:00pm 10/23/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

The Center for Advanced Bariatric Surgery at Mountainside Medical Center
Are you ready for real and permanent weight loss? Weight loss surgery can help you control your hunger, maintain a healthy weight, and reduce your risks for heart disease, hypertension and diabetes. If you’re obese and struggling to lose weight, you’re not alone.

Mountainside Medical Center can help. Attend a ...

292 Piaget Avenue Clifton, NJ 07011
KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

Wed, October 24, 10:00 AM

The Red Mill Museum Village, Clinton

KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/24/2018 10:00am 10/24/2018 11:00pm America/New_York KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

A startle-free version of our Haunted Village just for kids!
Hay rides, face painting, treats and more! Tickets available at the door.

The Red Mill is non-profit. Have fun and support this historic gem.

56 Main St., Clinton, NJ Clinton, NJ 08833
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Wed, October 24, 7:00 PM

Mountainside Medical Center, Glen Ridge

Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 10/24/2018 7:00pm 10/24/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

The Center for Advanced Bariatric Surgery at Mountainside Medical Center
Are you ready for real and permanent weight loss? Weight loss surgery can help you control your hunger, maintain a healthy weight, and reduce your risks for heart disease, hypertension and diabetes. If you’re obese and struggling to lose weight, you’re not alone.

Mountainside Medical Center can help. Attend a ...

1 Bay Ave Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
RUN FOR YOUR LIFE! - The Haunted Village at The Red Mill

Wed, October 24, 7:30 PM

The Red Mill Museum Village, Clinton

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE! - The Haunted Village at The ...

Arts & Entertainment Other

Add to My Calendar 10/24/2018 7:30pm 10/26/2018 5:30pm America/New_York RUN FOR YOUR LIFE! - The Haunted Village at The Red Mill

Our annual Haunted Village Fundraiser is back for its 28th Halloween season!

Box office open from 5-10pm. Tickets can be purchased either in person at the gate or online. Event starts after dark, approximately 7pm – exact opening time of attraction is subject to conditions on event night. Attraction closes when everyone who has purchased admission for that night has gone through the ...

56 Main St., Clinton, NJ 08809
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Thu, October 25, 7:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Art Nouveau: Humanity in Harmony with the Natural ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/25/2018 7:00pm 10/25/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Art Nouveau: Humanity in Harmony with the Natural World

Art Nouveau is an elegant decorative style that revolutionized visual art and architecture across Europe and the United States at the end of the 19th Century and into the 20th. Art Nouveau designers believed that all the arts should work in harmony to create a "total work of art,"— paintings, graphic art, buildings, interior design, furniture, textiles, clothing, ceramics, glass ...

50 S. Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

Fri, October 26, 10:00 AM

The Red Mill Museum Village, Clinton

KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2018 10:00am 10/26/2018 11:00pm America/New_York KID FRIENDLY Happy Haunt at the Red Mill

A startle-free version of our Haunted Village just for kids!
Hay rides, face painting, treats and more! Tickets available at the door.

The Red Mill is non-profit. Have fun and support this historic gem.

56 Main St., Clinton, NJ Clinton, NJ 08833
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Fri, October 26, 6:00 PM

Montclair Public Library Auditorium, Montclair

Let's Listen to Jazz

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2018 6:00pm 10/26/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Let's Listen to Jazz

Join Seed Artists and our resident musical guru, Peter Bodge, in a monthly series of old-school listening sessions exploring the many facets of jazz. It’s simple: We’ll listen to some great music curated by Peter, talk about it over refreshments, and maybe make some new friends. It will be casual, conversational, and fun. And you’ll walk away with the curated playlist from the ...

50 S Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Brite Nites 2018

Fri, October 26, 6:30 PM

Wagner Farm Arboretum, Warren

Brite Nites 2018

Arts & Entertainment Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2018 6:30pm 10/27/2018 2:30pm America/New_York Brite Nites 2018

The 7th Annual WFAF’s Brite Nites event is back with over 1,000 lighted pumpkin, a new “Barn of Fear”, food trucks, hot cocoa and dining pavilion. Meander down the “Pumpkin Path” and be mesmerized by the intricately carved pumpkins and displays. Try not to get frightened by the passing witches, ghouls and zombies while walking through the newly designed ...

197 Mountain Avenue Warren, NJ 07059
RUN FOR YOUR LIFE! - The Haunted Village at The Red Mill

Fri, October 26, 7:30 PM

The Red Mill Museum Village, Clinton

RUN FOR YOUR LIFE! - The Haunted Village at The ...

Arts & Entertainment Other

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2018 7:30pm 10/28/2018 5:30pm America/New_York RUN FOR YOUR LIFE! - The Haunted Village at The Red Mill

Our annual Haunted Village Fundraiser is back for its 28th Halloween season!

Box office open from 5-10pm. Tickets can be purchased either in person at the gate or online. Event starts after dark, approximately 7pm – exact opening time of attraction is subject to conditions on event night. Attraction closes when everyone who has purchased admission for that night has gone through the ...

56 Main St., Clinton, NJ 08809
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Sat, October 27, 1:00 PM

Little Theater of Bloomfield Public Library , Bloomfield

Mandolin Orchestra Season Opening Concert

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 1:00pm 10/27/2018 2:30pm America/New_York Mandolin Orchestra Season Opening Concert

MANDOLIN ORCHESTRA TO OPEN 2018-2019 CONCERT SEASON

Bloomfield - The Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra, under the direction of Maestro Enrico Granafei, will officially open its 2018-2019 Concert Season in the Little Theater of the Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad Street, on Saturday, October 27 at 1 PM. The program will pay tribute to the celebration of Italian and Hispanic Cultural Month.

90 Broad Street Bloomfield , NJ 07424
Montclair Fire Department @ The Library

Sat, October 27, 3:00 PM

Bellevue Avenue Branch, Montclair

Montclair Fire Department @ The Library

Education Government Police & Fire

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2018 3:00pm 10/27/2018 3:45pm America/New_York Montclair Fire Department @ The Library

October 7-13 is National Fire Prevention Week. The hard-working crew at Montclair Fire Department visits the library in their fire truck! Kids will get to meet, greet, ask questions, and learn all about what it’s like to be a firefighter! Our friendly neighborhood firefighters will visit each Library location on the 2nd & 4th Saturdays of October.

No registration required

All ages ...

185 Bellevue Avenue Montclair, NJ 07043

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Arbor Fest Event Tomorrow in Watsessing Park

October 19, 2018

Bloomfield, N.J. - Friends of Watsessing Park Conservancy is hosting Arbor Fest tomorrow 12 p.m.- 5 p.m. Friends of Watsessing Park Conservacy is a 501 (3) (c) Organization dedicated to the beautification of Watsessing Park. There will be food, music and games. Live band that will be playing are Miwa Gemini, Bandits On The Run, Extended Family and Superflo. There will also be ...

Bloomfield Public Safety Department Open House Thursday at Municipal Plaza

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Division of Public Safety invites the public to attend the annual open house on Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

The open house will include tours, interactive activities, photo opportunities, and free food! 

Municipal Plaza (the street in front of the Bloomfield Police Department) will be closed for the event. 

Bloomfield Police Department Blotter October 8 to 14, 2018

October 18, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The following police blotter has been issued by Lt. Anthony Sisco of the Bloomfield Police Department.

Shoplifting:

10/10/18-Justin Hill Age 30 of Bloomfield, NJ- Officers responded to 8 Franklin Street (Stop & Shop) on a report of a shoplifter in custody. Mr. Hill was observed placing 2 four packs of Red Bull valued at $17.00 in a yellow plastic bag. He then ...

Dick Wolfe for Bloomfield Board of Education Candidate Statement

October 18, 2018

My name is Dick Wolfe and I am running for the Bloomfield Board of Education, position #7 on the ballot. 

I want to clarify my position on an important issue that is one of the hot buttons of the campaign: Class III security officers in the elementary schools.

I have made statements in opposition. However, my opposition IS NOT based on my being unalterably opposed to the presence of ...

Save the Dates: Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo

October 20, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The annual Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo returns in 2018.

The 'spectacular' returns for weekends in November, then takes place every night in December. 

Save the dates: Holiday Lights Spectacular

Friday, Saturday, Sunday: November 16- 18, November 23-25, November 30- December 2

Every Night: December 7 - 31 

Closed: December ...

Councilor Baskerville Awarded Outstanding Regional Elected Official Award

NEWARK, NJ - Montclair Councilwoman Renee Baskerville, MD, was awarded with the Outstanding Regional Elected Official Award, presented by the New Jersey Federation of Democratic Women.

On Saturday, October 13, a crowd gathered at Fernandes Steakhouse in Newark to celebrate the honorees.

Baskerville stated, "I was thrilled beyond measure after being nominated for this ...

Reporter Killed by Car in Randolph Exited Ride Before Reaching Home, say Police

October 20, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ – A local news reporter who died Oct. 14 after being struck by a car in Randolph got out of an Uber or other rideshare vehicle before reaching her Randolph residence, police said today.

The woman, Lindsay Ireland, 26, had been at a Hopatcong restaurant with the family members earlier in the evening, according to Randolph police. They said she and her relatives called the car ...

Gottheimer Endorsed by Garden State Equality

ASBURY PARK, N.J. – On Saturday, October 13, 2018, Josh Gottheimer joined LGBTQ leaders, elected officials, and members of the community at Garden State Equality’s 9th-Annual Equality Walk in Asbury Park. There Garden State Equality’s Executive Director Christian Fuscarino announced Garden State Equality’s endorsement ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

October 12, 2018

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...

FEMA Forgives Belmar’s $4.4 Million Loan for Superstorm Sandy Recovery

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar will not have to pay back a $4.4 million federal community disaster loan after completing a tedious process that documented how the borough used the funds for its recovery from Superstorm Sandy.

The borough learned last week that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has forgiven the loan, which it received to help the borough remain fiscally stable after the ...

Letter to the Editor: Mikie Sherril is Listening

October 19, 2018

Dear Editor, 

In the race to be New Jersey’s next 11th Congressional district  representative, there is only one candidate who supports a woman’s right to choose. Her name is Mikie Sherrill, a former Navy helicopter pilot and federal prosecutor.

Her opponent, Republican Jay Webber, has aggressively fought for years to defund Planned Parenthood, a non profit that ...

Back Saving Back To School Tips From Pro Staff Physical Therapy

NUTLEY, NJ- With each passing school year it seems that backpacks are getting progressively bigger and definitely heavier. Pass any school as children are coming or going and, judging by the the size of the packs on their backs, it may look like a group of explorers preparing to scale Mt. Everest. Although it's difficult to get away from your child having to lug a heavy backpack to and ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Promotes Awareness and Access at Women's Wellness Expo in Wayne NJ

October 16, 2018

WAYNE, NJ — The Susan G. Komen North Jersey promotes local community awareness and access to high quality breast cancer care at the 2018 Women's Wellness Expo.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Executive Director Kelly E. Nagle spoke to TAPinto TV staff at the event, which took place at Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne, New Jersey.

"Komen's mission is to save lives ...

Third Annual Lincoln of Wayne Car and Bike Show Raises Money For First Responders

WAYNE, NJ - The third-annual Lincoln of Wayne Black Label Car & Bike show raised money for first responders including the Wayne Fire Department, Wayne EMS and the Wayne PBA.

"Every event we put on over the course of the year is always a fundraiser, so today we raise money for the community that supports us all year long.. that's our first responders," said Lincoln of Wayne ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 12, 2018




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EAST RUTHERFORD - The goal - one would think - is for the ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Anna Sandler and Fred Smith of TAPinto SOMA

This issue of TAPinto Featured Franchisee highlights TAPinto South Orange and Maplewood with the site's owner Fred Smith and lead editor Anna Sandler. Check out the interview to find out how owning and operating a TAPinto site came at the most opportune time for these NJ residents.
 
Q. When did you join TAPinto.net?
I first joined TAPinto in 2014 as a sales and ...

The Liberators

The Liberators: America’s Witnesses to the Holocaust by Michael Hirsh (Bantom Books, 2010)

 

“It was bad. It was very, very bad,” said Jay Dakelman, a medic with the 3rd Army Corps of Engineers during World War II. He was describing to me the first moment that he stepped into a concentration camp, somewhere in Germany, during the final months of World War II. Jay ...

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan (Anchor Books, 2013)

 

Crazy Rich _________________. Fill in the blank with almost any ethnicity on the face of the earth, and the story will probably be similar from culture to culture. At the economic apex of every society one can expect to have the wealthiest, most self-indulgent, controlling people. When taken from that point of view, even though ...

The Race to Save the Romanovs

The Race to Save the Romanovs by Helen Rappaport (St. Martin’s Press, 2018)

On July 18, 1918, amidst the backdrop of the First World War and violent revolutions occurring within Russia, the entire Imperial Romanov family was executed while in captivity. As the 100th anniversary of the horrific murder of the Imperial Family approached in the summer of 2018, author Helen Rappaport felt ...

The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin

The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin (Bantam, 2016)

 

Just a few months ago I published a Retro-Review of In Cold Blood, written by one of the greatest 20 century American authors, Truman Capote. For those of us who remember seeing the more than eccentric writer, who was chased by the demons of self-loathing his entire life, on late night television in the 1960s and 70s, ...

Statewide Conference will Convene over 550 Leaders from Non-Profits, Business and Philanthropy

October 20, 2018

The Center for Non-Profits, New Jersey’s umbrella organization for the charitable community will convene over 550 attendees for the largest annual gathering of non-profit leaders and allies, at its 2018 New Jersey Non-Profit Conference, Raising the Voices of Our Communities, Wednesday, December 5 at The Palace at Somerset Park, Somerset, New Jersey.

This ...

East Orange Hall of Fame Inductee Rev. Dr. Obery Hendricks, Jr. guest preacher at Christian Education Ministry Sunday at Union Baptist Church of Montclair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Contact: Rev. Dr. Campbell B. Singleton, III, Senior Pastor
Email: cbsmaestro@hotmail.com.
Location: 14 Midland Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey 07042
 

Christian Education Ministry Sunday

On Sunday, October 21, 2018, at 11:00am, Union Baptist Church of Montclair invites the community to share in our Christian Education Ministry ...

Essex County College Offers Suicide Awareness and Intervention Training

On September 27, 2018 over 70 students and faculty attended Suicide Awareness and Intervention Training at Essex County College. The 2 and ½ hour training was conducted by Caring Contact and sponsored by the Social Work Student Association and spearheaded by Adjunct Professor Mary Jenkins. The Student Life and Activities Office paid for the event. The training shared statistics about ...

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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Susan G. Komen North Jersey Promotes Awareness and Access at Women's Wellness Expo in Wayne NJ

October 16, 2018

WAYNE, NJ — The Susan G. Komen North Jersey promotes local community awareness and access to high quality breast cancer care at the 2018 Women's Wellness Expo.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Executive Director Kelly E. Nagle spoke to TAPinto TV staff at the event, which took place at Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne, New Jersey.

"Komen's mission is to save lives ...