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Emergency Rental Assistance Available to Bloomfield Residents

June 29, 2020

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield residents struggling with paying their rent as a result of COVID-19 can get temporary assistance from the state. Qualifying applicants may be eligible for up to six months of assistance. 

“COVID-19 has caused many of our residents to lose their source of income or have it significantly reduced, making paying rent especially difficult,” said Mayor ...

Bloomfield Storm Takes Down Trees and Wires

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- After a hot and hazy morning and early afternoon, the skies opened up in Bloomfield shortly after 6 p.m. where heavy rain and winds wreaked havoc, especially on the North end of town. 
 

Police and fire crews were spotted in the Brookdale ShopRite parking lot where a large tree had been uprooted and came down on top of a parked car. The tree also took down ...

The Ring is The Thing! Glen Ridge Boys' Soccer Team Receives its Bling, While Honoring the Late Police Officer Charles Roberts  

July 1, 2020

GLEN RIDGE, NJ--Eight months after winning the program's first state championship, the Glen Ridge High boys' soccer team reaped the benefits of that title, when the team received its championship rings, on June 30. 

The ceremony was rather quick, in the parking lot at the high school, since social distancing and proper protocol of the coronavirus is sitll a high ...

A Dispute Among Montclair Neighbors Sparks a Neighborhood Protest of 'Permit Karen'

MONTCLAIR, NJ- Montclair Police are calling recent acts in a neighborhood, in which a neighbor called the police following a disagreement over permits, a "dispute between neighbors."

The interaction, which took place on Marion Rd. on Monday, was partially recorded, drew local police to the scene on Monday and sparked a brief protest the next day. Officers arrived at 12:23 ...

State Officials Tout Effort to Expand Contact Tracing Capability

June 10, 2020

TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy today laid out details about one his administration's key efforts to prepare and respond to the second wave of the virus that most public health professionals, and policymakers, have said will come.

“It’s not a question of ‘if’ the virus will come back,” Murphy said. “It’s when.”

While social distancing ...

7 Ways to Enjoy Fresh Mint This Summer

July 3, 2020

Anyone who has ever planted mint knows it can grow like a weed.

If you’ve got oodles of the herb, from your garden or the market, there are plenty of ways to enjoy it. Here are a few of our favorites on hot summer days:

Stir chopped mint into softened cream cheese for a new bagel spread.

Toss it in your pitcher for mint water. You can combine it with fruit, such ...

Experience Revolutionary War History at The Dey Mansion: George Washington’s Headquarters

July 3, 2020

WAYNE, NJ -- In honor of Independence Day, TAPintoTV is revisiting our piece from last year on the Dey Mansion, one of several locations in New Jersey which served as General George Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolutionary War. 

The Dey Mansion was the home of Theunis and Hester Dey, and was built around 1770. Ten years later, Theunis, who was the Colonel of the Bergen ...

NJ Salon Owner Discusses Reopening Protocols Designed to Keep Staff and Customers Safe

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Stephanie Willoughby caught up with Susan Barbaglia, Owner of Skin Deep Salon and Spa, to see how she has been faring during the COVID-19 pandemic. Barbaglia had previously appeared on TAPintoTV, when she was celebrating Skin Deep’s 25 years of being in business. 

When the pandemic began to take hold in New Jersey, the days leading up to the salon’s ...

The Jaffe Briefing - June 30, 2020

The Jaffe Briefing will be on vacation beginning Wednesday, July 1, returning Tuesday, July 7

TRENTON – Um, perhaps we started celebrating too soon. Minutes after yesterday’s Jaffe Briefing was sent to more than 26,000 subscribers – with full-throated excitement that restaurants and bars would reopen for indoor table service starting Thursday – Gov. Phil Murphy did a ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Kathy Cryan of TAPinto Union

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of July 2020 is Kathy Cryan, who owns and operates TAPinto Union.  With a background in business, Cryan has amassed a very large readership, routinely breaking 150,000 pageviews per month with more than 3,500 residents subscribed to the free daily newsletter and almost 5,000 followers on Facebook, while building a profitable online ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Brett Freeman of Halston Media Group

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of June 2020 is Brett Freeman, CEO and Publisher of Halston Media Group.  Halston Media Group owns and operates five hardcopy newspapers and utilizes TAPinto as their online platform for their newspapers.  Halston Media Group's five TAPinto franchises are TAPinto Mahopac, TAPinto Somers, TAPinto Yorktown, TAPinto North Salem, and ...

The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni

The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni (William Morris/Harper Collins, 2020)

In writing a contemporary novel in the Gothic tradition, it is impossible not to compare aspects of great Gothic novels that have come before. The excellent, new book, The Ancestor, by Danielle Trussoni fits the description of a Neo-Gothic. However, drawing comparisons between previously written novels is half the fun ...

The Boy From the Woods

The Boy from the Woods by Harlan Coben. (Grand Central Publishing, 2020)

 

A feral child, a missing teenage girl, and a wise-cracking, sharp-tongued television criminal attorney, and her teenage grandson, Matthew, are the central characters of Harlan Coben’s newest best-seller, The Boy from the Woods. They, along with other characters in the novel, make for a fun and ...

Take Our 2020 Reader Survey: We Want to Hear From You

June 17, 2020

Local news is more important than ever.  To fulfill our mission of providing our readers with objective, daily, local news, we’re conducting a survey on what our readers think about TAPinto and how they engage with the news.  We invite you to take our 2020 Reader Survey   

Your feedback is important to us and helps us improve the quality of your reader ...

Obituaries

Sep 29, 1974 - May 11, 2020
Charles Edward Roberts III (Rob,) 45, of Glen Ridge, NJ, entered into eternal rest on May 11, 2020 ...
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Sep 7, 1933 - Jan 14, 2020
Loving Husband, Father and Grandfather Michael A. Conca, 86 of Nutley, passed away on Tuesday, ...
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Experience Revolutionary War History at The Dey Mansion: George Washington’s Headquarters

July 3, 2020

WAYNE, NJ -- In honor of Independence Day, TAPintoTV is revisiting our piece from last year on the Dey Mansion, one of several locations in New Jersey which served as General George Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolutionary War. 

The Dey Mansion was the home of Theunis and Hester Dey, and was built around 1770. Ten years later, Theunis, who was the Colonel of the Bergen ...