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Sat, January 26, 10:00 AM

Striker Realty - Rahway Office , Rahway

First-Time Homebuyer Seminar

Health & Wellness Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 01/26/2019 10:00am 01/26/2019 12:00pm America/New_York First-Time Homebuyer Seminar

In partnership with the Address Yourself Homeownership Program, Striker Realty presents a first-time home buyer seminar for people with low-middle income.

1516 Irving Street Rahway, NJ 07065
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Sat, January 26, 11:00 AM

NJPAC Center for Arts Education, Newark

Open House! Saturday & Summer Programs at NJPAC

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 01/26/2019 11:00am 01/26/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Open House! Saturday & Summer Programs at NJPAC

Join us for our Saturday and Summer Programs Registration Event!

During our Open House you can learn more about our Saturday and Summer performing arts programs and registration process. Prospective students will also have the opportunity to meet members of our faculty and participate in trial classes. Programs available for ages 10-18.

Spend the day with the NJPAC Center for Arts ...

24 Rector Street Newark, NJ 07102
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Tue, January 29, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Jean-Michel Basquiat, and the "New Wave" Neo ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 01/29/2019 7:00pm 01/29/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Jean-Michel Basquiat, and the "New Wave" Neo Expressionism

New York City in the 1980s was a hotbed of creativity for a group of artists who embraced the energy of the streets as well as the media promotion and marketing that made many of them rock stars. Join us as we explore New York art in the early 1980s with lecturer Onnie Strother.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Wed, January 30, 6:30 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Photography: DSLR Basics

Arts & Entertainment Travel

Add to My Calendar 01/30/2019 6:30pm 01/30/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Photography: DSLR Basics

This workshop explains the digital single-lens reflex (DSLR). Students will learn how to take advantage of their cameras’ potential by studying different functions and settings.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Fri, February 1, 7:00 PM

The Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

The Day the Rainbow Broke Up

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/01/2019 7:00pm 02/01/2019 8:15pm America/New_York The Day the Rainbow Broke Up

The Maplewood Strollers presents "The Day the Rainbow Broke Up" by Casey Bell. This story for children of all ages poses the question of what might happen if all the colors of the rainbow decided to strike out on their own. Each color learns about cooperation, friendship, and the beautiful power of diversity before the rainbow is once again united and brilliantly arched across the sky.

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Sat, February 2, 12:00 PM

NJPAC Center for Arts Education, Newark

Hip Hop Dance Master Class with Ana "Rokafella" ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/02/2019 12:00pm 02/02/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Hip Hop Dance Master Class with Ana "Rokafella" Garcia at NJPAC!

REGISTER AT NJPAC.ORG/MASTERCLASS FOR ONLY $10!

Master classes at NJPAC Arts Education. Dance with some of the industry's top choreographers & educators!

Intermediate and advanced dancers ages 13 - 18

Saturday, February 2, 2019

12PM - 2PM

Ana "Rokafella" Garcia is a NYC native who has represented Hip-hop dance professionally over the past two ...

24 Rector Street Newark, NJ 07102
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Sat, February 2, 1:00 PM

The Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

The Day the Rainbow Broke Up

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/02/2019 1:00pm 02/02/2019 2:15pm America/New_York The Day the Rainbow Broke Up

The Maplewood Strollers presents "The Day the Rainbow Broke Up" by Casey Bell. This story for children of all ages poses the question of what might happen if all the colors of the rainbow decided to strike out on their own. Each color learns about cooperation, friendship, and the beautiful power of diversity before the rainbow is once again united and brilliantly arched across the sky.

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Sat, February 2, 3:00 PM

The Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

The Day the Rainbow Broke Up

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/02/2019 3:00pm 02/02/2019 4:15pm America/New_York The Day the Rainbow Broke Up

The Maplewood Strollers presents "The Day the Rainbow Broke Up" by Casey Bell. This story for children of all ages poses the question of what might happen if all the colors of the rainbow decided to strike out on their own. Each color learns about cooperation, friendship, and the beautiful power of diversity before the rainbow is once again united and brilliantly arched across the sky.

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Sun, February 3, 1:00 PM

60 South Fullerton Ave , Montclair

Succeed2gether & Laptop Upcycle Prestents ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Add to My Calendar 02/03/2019 1:00pm 02/03/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Succeed2gether & Laptop Upcycle Prestents Soldering Workshop

Soldering Workshop

Let's get busy making things!

An understanding of how to solder electronics

Sunday, February 3rd, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

United Way – 60 S. Fullerton Ave., Montclair

Open to 6th graders - Adults

Instructor, Jon Bonesteel, will begin with a discussion of the basics of circuit design and how to make circuits. This understanding will help ...

11 Pine Street Montclair , NJ 07042
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Sun, February 3, 1:00 PM

The Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

The Day the Rainbow Broke Up

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/03/2019 1:00pm 02/03/2019 2:15pm America/New_York The Day the Rainbow Broke Up

The Maplewood Strollers presents "The Day the Rainbow Broke Up" by Casey Bell. This story for children of all ages poses the question of what might happen if all the colors of the rainbow decided to strike out on their own. Each color learns about cooperation, friendship, and the beautiful power of diversity before the rainbow is once again united and brilliantly arched across the sky.

10 Durand Road Maplewood , NJ 07040
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Sun, February 3, 3:00 PM

The Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

The Day the Rainbow Broke Up

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/03/2019 3:00pm 02/03/2019 4:15pm America/New_York The Day the Rainbow Broke Up

The Maplewood Strollers presents "The Day the Rainbow Broke Up" by Casey Bell. This story for children of all ages poses the question of what might happen if all the colors of the rainbow decided to strike out on their own. Each color learns about cooperation, friendship, and the beautiful power of diversity before the rainbow is once again united and brilliantly arched across the sky.

10 Durand Road Maplewood , NJ 07040
The Charleston Workhouse Slave Rebellion of 1849

Mon, February 4, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

The Charleston Workhouse Slave Rebellion of 1849

Education Law & Justice

Add to My Calendar 02/04/2019 7:00pm 02/04/2019 8:30pm America/New_York The Charleston Workhouse Slave Rebellion of 1849

On July 13, 1849, a slave named Nicholas Kelly and two accomplices armed with sledge hammers and pick axes led an attack on the police and their jailers at the Charleston slave workhouse. The three men helped thirty-two of their fellow slaves escape the workhouse and into the streets of Charleston.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Tue, February 5, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Binge TV: The Handmaid's Tale - Sex, Gender, ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/05/2019 7:00pm 02/05/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Binge TV: The Handmaid's Tale - Sex, Gender, Dystopia

Examine discourses of language, power, gender, and sexuality by watching and discussing Hulu’s grueling adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s "The Handmaid’s Tale." We will unpack how elements of Atwood’s patriarchy are reflected in present-day discourses of romance, economy, and the female body.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Thu, February 7, 3:30 PM

The Eclectic Chic Boutique, Montclair

Valentine Melt & Pour Soap Making

Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 02/07/2019 3:30pm 02/07/2019 5:30pm America/New_York Valentine Melt & Pour Soap Making

Learn how to make your own soap without lye or chemicals! In this class you will make soap using the Melt & Pour technique. You will get to customize your soap using Valentine-themed molds, colorants, scents, and exfoliates.

547 Bloomfield Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Darwin at 210: Evolution Stories and Craft (Ages 6 and up)

Thu, February 7, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

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Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/07/2019 4:00pm 02/07/2019 4:45pm America/New_York Darwin at 210: Evolution Stories and Craft (Ages 6 and up)

The pioneering naturalist Charles Darwin was born on February 12, 1809. Celebrate his 210th birthday with readings of children’s books about the tree of life and his theory of evolution by natural selection. We’ll also watch a short animation that clearly illustrates his theory so that kids will come away with a grasp of the importance of his idea, followed by an easy make-and-take ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Fri, February 8, 10:30 AM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Evangelicalism and the Making of the American Mind

Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 02/08/2019 10:30am 02/08/2019 12:30pm America/New_York Evangelicalism and the Making of the American Mind

In the first decades of the 19th Century, the widespread tent revivals moved the focus of religion from dissecting creed to feeling the spirit. This “heart” over “head” response came to dominate all aspects of social discourse so that by the 1840s, a distinctive synthesis of evangelical Christianity, nationalism, and market capitalism had formed the basis of American ...

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Fri, February 8, 7:00 PM

The Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

The Day the Rainbow Broke Up

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/08/2019 7:00pm 02/09/2019 3:00pm America/New_York The Day the Rainbow Broke Up

The Maplewood Strollers presents "The Day the Rainbow Broke Up" by Casey Bell. This story for children of all ages poses the question of what might happen if all the colors of the rainbow decided to strike out on their own. Each color learns about cooperation, friendship, and the beautiful power of diversity before the rainbow is once again united and brilliantly arched across the sky.

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
“Era Uma Vez, na Biblioteca” : Storytime in Portuguese

Sat, February 9, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

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Education

Add to My Calendar 02/09/2019 4:00pm 02/09/2019 5:00pm America/New_York “Era Uma Vez, na Biblioteca” : Storytime in Portuguese

Newborns to 9-year-olds
Auditorium
No registration required
“Era Uma Vez, na Biblioteca” (Once Upon a Time, at the Library) welcomes all families to be part of this experience of storytelling in Portuguese. The program will be run in Portuguese and is oriented towards families with children from newborns to 9-year-olds. The stories will be interwoven with little songs and rhymes, ...

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Rebirth:  The Harlem Renaissance in Literature

Mon, February 11, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Rebirth: The Harlem Renaissance in Literature

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/11/2019 7:00pm 02/11/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Rebirth: The Harlem Renaissance in Literature

The New Negro Movement or Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s was a time of rebirth among African Americans who were boldly forging new cultural and political identities through literature. In exploring the writings of this period, you will find out why the spirit of creativity of the Harlem Renaissance still reverberates.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Mon, February 11, 7:00 PM

Glenfield Middle School, Montclair

Free Documentary Screening: INVENTING TOMORROW

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/11/2019 7:00pm 02/11/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Free Documentary Screening: INVENTING TOMORROW

Glenfield, Renaissance & Buzz Aldrin Middle School PTAs are co-sponsoring the screening of this feel-good documentary for parents, caregivers and children. (Recommended for Ages 10+) Advance tickets strongly recommended: https://inventingtomorrow.brownpapertickets.com/

Inventing Tomorrow follows six young scientists from Indonesia, Hawaii, India, and Mexico as they tackle some of the most ...

25 Maple Avenue Montclair, NJ 07042

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Rutgers Urging Students to get Meningitis Vaccination, State Declares Outbreak

March 13, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Tuesday announced that it is urging students to get a vaccination against meningitis following a state Department of Health decision to declare an outbreak of the disease because of two cases on campus this winter.

"To protect the student population, we are strongly recommending that all Rutgers–New Brunswick undergraduate students and ...

Bloomfield to hold Community Meetings this Month on Upcoming Town-wide Tax Revaluation

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Township of Bloomfield will be conducting a property revaluation in 2019 as ordered by the Essex County Board of Taxation. The purpose of the program is to ensure that all residential and commercial properties are fairly taxed by aligning their assessed value with their true market value. Mayor Michael Venezia, Township Council members, the Township Administrator and Tax ...

For Parents Like Me, Pot Legalization in New Jersey is a Dilemma

I like Gov. Phil Murphy, but he's making a liar out of me. Me and millions of parents. For a couple of generations now, mothers and fathers have been warning children about the dangers of pot smoking. Now the governor comes along and tells them there is no Santa Claus.

I’ve been warning my children about pot for 20 years. That’s not exaggeration. It started when my ...

From a Backyard in Elizabeth, Chatham Man Shoots for the Stars

Luis Da Silva, Jr., says he got his start in a “two by four” backyard in Elizabeth, where he would spend hours with just a basketball. 

“It was a rough neighborhood and my mother didn’t want me down at the basketball courts,” Da Silva said.

In those lonely hours of dribbling and inventing basketball tricks, Da Silva learned to command the giant orange orb ...

Bloomfiled Police Department Blotter Feb 4 to Feb 10, 2019

February 15, 2019

Shoplifting:

2/5/19- Desmond Persaud Age 28 of Bloomfield, NJ- Officers responded to 8 Franklin Street (Stop & Shop) on report of a shoplifter in custody. Mr. Persaud was observed placing multiple items in a cart and exited the store without paying. The suspect was stopped and brought back into the store with all merchandise. The merchandise was multiple chocolate bars, garbage bags, and ...

Essex County Promises Legal Services to ICE Detainees After Violations Found at Jail

March 19, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - A legal fund will be created by the county for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees held at the Essex County jail following a federal report that found unsafe and unsafe conditions at the facility.

MORE: Essex Freeholders Consider Future of ICE Contract After Denouncing Agency's Spokesman

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's inspector general ...

Newark St. Patrick's Day Parade led by Ironbound native

When Sean O'Neill dons his Irish tricolor sash today as the Grand Marshal of the 2019 Newark St. Patrick's Day parade, it will be far from the first time he got dressed up for the event.

"My mother would always say to me 'It's St. Patrick's Day. Go put on your green shirt,'" said O'Neill, 54, who was born and raised in the Ironbound section of Newark.

NJ Governor, Legislature, Announce Legal Marijuana Agreement

March 16, 2019

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, Sen. Nicholas Scutari and Assemblywoman Annette Quijano announced an agreement on the broad outlines of legislation to legalize adult-use marijuana in New Jersey this week.

“Legalizing adult-use marijuana is a monumental step to reducing disparities in our criminal justice ...

1,100 Jobs Coming to Quest Diagnostics' Flagship Laboratory in Clifton

CLIFTON, NJ - Quest Diagnostics Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer Steve Rusckowski led a group of dignitaries at a groundbreaking ceremony for a new flagship laboratory at the On3 campus earlier this month.

With more than 1,100 employees expected to work at the new 250,000-square-foot facility when it opens in 2021, the lab, on the Clifton side of the ...

The Tide Table Group Purchases the Ketch Restaurant and Nightclub in Beach Haven

March 2, 2019

BEACH HAVEN -  The deal has been in the works for a few years. The Tide Table Group, owners of Mud City Crab House, Ship Bottom Shellfish, Parker’s Garage & Oyster Saloon, the Black Whale Bar & Fish House, and the Old Causeway Steak & Oyster House, recently announced the purchase of The Ketch restaurant and nightclub on Dock Road on Feb. 14.

The Tide Table Group ...

In Westfield, NJ, a Dream to Help People Live Better Through Food at Fettle + Fare

March 17, 2019

Opening a new restaurant is rarely an easy task, and for Fettle + Fare owner Amanda Vargas, who has multiple sclerosis and is legally blind, the journey to create her shop in Westfield, NJ, was extra challenging. 

It was here that she created a space that is more to her than a place to find tasty, nutritious food. It’s a symbol of growth and helping others ...

Why Raise Taxes and Jeopardize 87,000 Jobs in New Jersey?

March 19, 2019

Over the past two decades, the child care industry in New Jersey has invested heavily in the latest technologies and infrastructure to serve infants as young as six weeks old.

Heavily regulated by the state Department of Children and Families (DCF), this industry serving 350,000 children in the state now deploys biometric finger entry, electronic daily reports to parents, cameras and silent ...

Letter to the Editor: Millionaires Tax is Fair and Necessary

See below for a statement from New Jersey Policy Perspective Senior Policy Analyst Sheila Reynertson in response to reports that Governor Murphy will propose a 10.75 percent tax rate on income tax earners over $1 million in tomorrow's FY 2020 budget address

"Governor Murphy would be right to call on New Jersey's wealthiest families to pay their fair share. New Jersey's ...

Read Across America with Little City Books, Host of Literary Happenings in Hoboken

March 2, 2019

HOBOKEN, NJ -- Donna Garban and Kate Jacobs, Co-Owners of Little City Books, an independent bookstore on Bloomfield Street in Hoboken, spoke with TAPintoTV about their support of Read Across America and upcoming events, such as the inaugural Hoboken Literary Weekend in April.

Read Across America, an annual celebration of reading for children created by the National Education Association, ...

Explore Black History Every Month of the Year at Montclair’s Crane House and Historic YWCA

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- TAPintoTV recently visited the Montclair History Center and took a tour of the Crane House and Historic YWCA. The building dates from 1796, when Israel Crane built it as his family home, and in 1920, it was purchased by the local YWCA as a boarding house and cultural hub for African-American women.

Today, the Montclair History Center tells the stories of all the people who ...

The Jaffe Briefing - March 19, 2019

HOBOKEN - Aww, c'mon. That's really the only thing one guy can say, after Google Maps somehow caught him in mid-fall. Up through 8 p.m. yesterday, if you typed "725 Willow Ave. Hoboken, New Jersey" in Google Maps and clicked "street view," this is what appeared. Really, what are the odds?

TRENTON - Cash remains king in New Jersey, even though all those ...

How to Cope with College Rejections

March 18, 2019

It is that time of year when students are receiving either their acceptance or rejection letters from colleges. Every senior student that I have seen thus far is extremely stressed awaiting the news. Some have already received their responses, while others are on a wait list.

It is important to recognize that rejection letters are out of your control. Many schools are ...

Boneparth: College Education is the New Timeshare

“Laws of nature do not make exceptions for nice people. A bullet has no conscience; neither does a malignant tumor or an automobile gone out of control. That is why good people get sick and get hurt as much as anyone.”  ― Harold S. Kushner, When Bad Things Happen to Good People

For a few years now, I’ve been assisting an elderly client (a retired public ...

Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to the Presidency by Dan Abrams and David Fisher

Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled him to the Presidency by Dan Abrams and David Fisher. (Hanover Square Press, 2018)

 

The point of view from which a novel is told influences the reader’s perception of events, until we decide whether or not to trust the narrator. I wouldn’t classify Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to ...

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris. (Harper, 2018)

 

Twelve million civilians died in the death camps in Europe during World War II. Six million victims were of the Jewish faith; the other six millions were comprised of political prisoners, gypsies, homosexuals, Catholics, and the mentally and physically handicapped. For each of those 12 million people, extraordinary stories ...

All Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner

All Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner. (Atria, 2014).

Jennifer Weiner has captured the angst and humiliation of a young mother who is trapped in a situation that many professionals in their 30s, 40s and 50s face. While balancing a demanding career with raising children and caring for aging parents, people develop a variety of coping mechanisms to help them deal with daily stress. The wiser and ...

Central Jersey College Prep Job Fair Set for April 3

March 19, 2019

Central Jersey College Prep Job Fair is hosting a Job Fair from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3 at Central Jersey College Prep Charter School at 101 Mettlers Road in Somerset. The fair will include on-site interviews.

Walk-in registrants are welcome; however, pre-registration is recommended by visiting http://cjcollegeprep.org/jobfair/.

Please bring your resume and all ...

Stroke Victims are Getting Younger and Younger

Dr. Ahsan Sattar, Director of Neuroendovascular Surgery at Mountainside Medical Center, has been noting a decrease in the average age of his stroke patients. He mainly attributes this to modern American lifestyle habits including poor diet, obesity, lack of exercise and smoking. With the recent news surrounding the death of 52-year-old actor Luke Perry following a massive stroke, Dr. Sattar was ...

Expanded Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival 2019

Five days, 67 events, 137 authors. That is what you can expect when Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival takes place later this month from March 20 to March 24, with the main festival day on Saturday March 23.

The organizers of the festival added two more ticketed events just this past week. On March 21, TV critic and co-author of The Sopranos Sessions, Alan Sepinwall, will be in ...

Obituaries

- Feb 8, 2018
Pao-Chin Bailey, of Bloomfield, was called home to be with her beloved husband Richard, on Friday ...
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Apr 30, 1941 - Feb 4, 2019
A musician who loved being outdoors and solving puzzles Daniel T. Meola. 77 of Nutley passed ...
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