AdvoCAT Meeting with CPAW NJ

Calling all BLOOMFIELD Residents:

All interested Bloomfield residents (and neighbours!) are encouraged to attend and learn about how we can help the residents and community cats of Bloomfield.

Communities Promoting Animal Welfare NJ (CPAW NJ) is a nonprofit organization based in Montclair, NJ dedicated to keeping cats out of shelters by controlling the outdoor cat population and preventing surrenders.

Contact Information
  1. Karen Shinevar
  2. 2019708115
  3. cpawnj@gmail.com
Sun, July 28
3:00 pm — 4:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 07/28/2019 3:00pm 07/28/2019 4:00pm America/New_York AdvoCAT Meeting with CPAW NJ

Calling all BLOOMFIELD Residents:

All interested Bloomfield residents (and neighbours!) are encouraged to attend and learn about how we can help the residents and community cats of Bloomfield.

Communities Promoting Animal Welfare NJ (CPAW NJ) is a nonprofit organization based in Montclair, NJ dedicated to keeping cats out of shelters by controlling the outdoor cat population and preventing ...

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Lead Filter Tests Confirm Township-Issued Filters are Functioning Properly, Reducing Lead Levels as Expected

August 16, 2019

BLOOMFIELD,NJ -- Over the past year, the Bloomfield Health Department has been distributing PUR water filters to approximately 3,000 residents. After news broke that some similar filters distributed to residents in Newark had failed to adequately reduce lead levels, Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia immediately ordered a test of filters given out in the Township to determine if the same issue was ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Mayor Michael Venezia and the Township Council will be holding a Public Forum on Monday, August 19 at 6:00pm in the Civic Center at 84 Broad St. to discuss the findings of recent lead tests in Bloomfield’s water connection systems and individuals’ houses, as well as inform residents how they can reduce their risk of lead exposure. Township engineers and officials ...

Rolling Stones in the Meadowlands: NJ TRANSIT Got It Right – Again!

NJ TRANSIT got it right – Again – during both of the Rolling Stones concerts held in the Meadowlands this month. Kudos to the agency and to the Governor’s office for stepping up again to find solutions to a very difficult situation.

When the Agency gets it right – it’s expected, and no one applauds. Of course, when issues occur, the Agency is challenged and too ...

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Written by N. Richard Nash, this play isn’t often performed.  Under the guidance of Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte, the story is beautifully rendered by a cast that works fluidly together. It speaks so specifically to our longings and ...

Glimmerglass Opera Tackles Racial, Class Issues

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Glimmerglass Opera Festival has an outstanding reputation for first-rate singers, strong orchestras and glittering productions.

This year, the company also takes on a number of issues that are relevant to our time. “Blue” stands out as an innovative study of racial bias, family and loss. With music by Jeanine Tesori and lyrics, as well as direction, by ...

Where Do We Start the Larger Conversation About Guns?

Let's talk about our rights and our freedoms.

How many were free to shop at a Wal-Mart last two Sundays ago without fear that El Paso copycat would announce himself with the staccato fire of an AR-15?

You saw the stampede in the theater district in New York City when a motorcycle backfired. And the evacuation of a Wal-Mart in Union because of a false report.

We may have freedoms, but ...

In Praise of Fútbol, the Game We Call Soccer

What I’ve learned in my travels to Europe and South America in the last couple of years is how refreshing it is to get away from English.

Not being able to understand the banter of language around you is a chance to luxuriate in your own thoughts. You are in a crowd, but not part of it, free of the irritating banality of most conversations.

In a strange land I can sit and be oblivious ...

Dr. Nathan Parker Named Interim Superintendent of Montclair Public Schools; Johnson's Last BOE Meeting

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Board of Education has announced the appointment of new interim superintendent, Dr. Nathan Parker.

The announcement took place during a special Board meeting held on Thursday night at the George Inness Annex.

Parker, who had retired in 2015, will be coming out of retirement to take the interim position.

He had served as superintendent of ...

Millburn Environmental Commission Proposes Preliminary Plastic Bag Resolution in Township Meeting

MILLBURN, NJ - At Tuesday night's township committee meeting, members of the public had their first opportunity to hear about a new plan being proposed by the Millburn Environmental Commission in regards to single-use plastic bags and other plastic implements, such as straws.

The measure follows efforts in other neighboring towns, including Maplewood and South Orange. As part of the ...

Woodland Park Ordinance Would Prohibit Businesses From Providing Plastic Bags

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough Council on Aug. 14 introduced an ordinance that would prohibit local retail establishments from providing single-use plastic carry-out bags. If adopted at the next meeting, which is on Wednesday, Sept. 4, businesses will have six months to become compliant.

If passed, no retail establishment within the Borough shall provide any single-use plastic carry-out bags ...

SUEZ and Shauger Group Team Up to Benefit Kids for Back-to-School

ORANGE, NJ - Once again, The Shauger Group (TSG) is proud to have partnered with SUEZ in North Jersey on another project to help the local community. Together, SUEZ and TSG will donate 750 total backpacks to three local municipalities and a nonprofit organization: the City of Orange, the City of Jersey City, the Town of Kearny, and WomenRising.

Members of SUEZ and TSG will present the ...

Shore Community Mourns the Loss of Shore Fire Grille Owner Timothy Kohlheim, 36

August 16, 2019

STAFFORD, NJ - Thursday night, the shore community lost one of their own, Shore Fire Grille owner, Timothy Kohlheim. 

At approximately 9:30 p.m. on August 15, the Stafford Township Police Department responded to a motor vehicle collision on Route 72 west in the area of Marsha Drive involving two vehicles.

Their preliminary investigation "indicates a 2015 ...

Sprinkle this on Your Watermelon: Chile Lime Salt

August 18, 2019

Give the sweet summer watermelon a whole new flavor profile with chile lime salt.

Marty Silverman, manager of Savory Spice Shop in Westfield, said the shop’s Peruvian Chile Lime Seasoning is a big seller.

The lime adds brightness and the chile gives the fruit it a savory kick. But don't underestimate the importance of salt in the combo.

“Growing up, my dad, brother and I ...

An Open Letter to our Representative Mikie Sherrill, NJ-11

August 16, 2019

A lot of my friends, as well as myself, listen to the New York Times “The Daily” podcast and I was thrilled to post on Facebook Monday morning that our member of congress was the featured interview this week. It’s nice to see that you’re getting noticed and that can only help to gain attention for the things you want to accomplish for the district.

While I had some ...

Letter: Inspired by her dog, Girl Scout Teaches Others About Pet Adoption

Why not consider adoption when seeking a pet? I’ve always been surprised by how many people don’t see local shelters as an option, as I knew that there were many dogs in shelters who need a home, and breeders don't always treat their dogs humanely. When I question my friends, these are the most common reasons as to why they didn't adopt: “We really wanted a specific ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ – In our newest episode, HomeGrown visits Purple Glaze Donuts, an award-winning bakery on Summerfield Avenue. Open for four years in Asbury Park, the donuts are made by a mother and son team, and have already become a celebrated part of the community.

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Mustard Seed Communities is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to caring for the most vulnerable populations throughout the developing ...

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Where the Crawdads Sing is Delia Owens’ first novel, although she and her husband have published three internationally acclaimed non-fiction books about Owens’ experiences as a wildlife scientist in Africa. Where the Crawdads Sing scored a Number 1 spot on the New York Times Bestseller List, winning ...

Clean and Lean by Ian K, Smith, M.D.

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I have battled the bulge my whole life. Most people have, especially as they get older. To help people like me, and to provide new information to those who have achieved the ideal body weight and muscle tone, Ian K. Smith, M.D. is back with his new book on good health habits, Clean and Lean. Once again, ...

The Killer Across the Table by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

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Why + How = Who

The formula above represents the manner in which criminal profilers assess the suspects in a serious crime. In the gripping new Douglas and Olshaker book, The Killer Across the Table, the authors write, “We study these people (criminals) not as psychologists or sociologists, ...

Clean and Lean by Ian K. Smith, M.D,.

Clean and Lean by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press, 2019)

 

I have battled the bulge my whole life. Most people have, especially as they get older. To help people like me, and to provide new information to those who have achieved the ideal body weight and muscle tone, Ian K. Smith, M.D. is back with his new book on good health habits, Clean and Lean. Once again, ...

IRS reminder: Tax scams continue year-round

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Although the April filing deadline has passed, scam artists remain hard at work, and the IRS today urged taxpayers to be on the lookout for a spring surge of evolving phishing emails and telephone scams.

The IRS is seeing signs of two new variations of tax-related scams. One involves Social Security numbers related to tax issues and another threatens people with a tax bill from a fictional ...

Brookdale ShopRite Wins Environmental Leadership Award

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EarthShare New Jersey, a 25-year-old organization that works with 400 environmental groups across the state and country, recently recognized ShopRite for its commitment to sustainability through key initiatives ...

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Getting married.
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Mar 11, 1946 - Jul 17, 2019
James R. Matarazzo, Sr., 73, of North Caldwell, N.J., died on July 17, 2019. Visitation will be on ...
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ASBURY PARK, NJ – In our newest episode, HomeGrown visits Purple Glaze Donuts, an award-winning bakery on Summerfield Avenue. Open for four years in Asbury Park, the donuts are made by a mother and son team, and have already become a celebrated part of the community.

The shop opened in 2015 and began having success shortly thereafter. “We’ve slowly gotten the word out,” ...