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Hebrew Storytime with Rabbi Ariann (Ages 3-9)

Thu, April 25, 11:00 AM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Hebrew Storytime with Rabbi Ariann (Ages 3-9)

Education

Add to My Calendar 04/25/2019 11:00am 04/25/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Hebrew Storytime with Rabbi Ariann (Ages 3-9)

3rd floor

Enjoy a bilingual storytime in Hebrew and English with Rabbi Ariann. Children will also make an easy craft. Hebrew speakers and non-Hebrew speakers are welcome. Rabbi Ariann Weitzman is an Associate Rabbi and the Director of Congregational Learning at the Bnai Keshet Reconstructionist Synagogue. She is a passionate Jewish educator committed to truly innovative approaches to Jewish ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sat, April 27, 12:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Mariana Iranzi: Children’s Music Concert in ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/27/2019 12:00pm 04/27/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Mariana Iranzi: Children’s Music Concert in Spanish (Ages 3-10)

Auditorium

Mariana Iranzi returns to Montclair Public Library with a bilingual show for the whole family. Enjoy toe-tapping original children’s music that will make everyone sing, move and play. Shakers, scarves, puppets and a giant parachute are all part of the fun to be had in this musical adventure. Mariana Iranzi is a composer, educator, and performer who educated from Berklee ...

55 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
Mariana Iranzi: Children’s Music Concert in Spanish (Ages 3-10)

Sat, April 27, 12:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Mariana Iranzi: Children’s Music Concert in ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 04/27/2019 12:00pm 04/27/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Mariana Iranzi: Children’s Music Concert in Spanish (Ages 3-10)

Auditorium

Mariana Iranzi returns to Montclair Public Library with a bilingual show for the whole family. Enjoy toe-tapping original children’s music that will make everyone sing, move and play. Shakers, scarves, puppets and a giant parachute are all part of the fun to be had in this musical adventure. Mariana Iranzi is a composer, educator, and performer who educated from Berklee ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sat, April 27, 8:00 PM

Church of the Immaculate Conception, Montclair

Oratorio Society of New Jersey Spring Concert

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/27/2019 8:00pm 04/27/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Oratorio Society of New Jersey Spring Concert

Join the Oratorio Society of New Jersey in its presentation of Karl Jenkins' "Stabat Mater", a concert with full orchestra led by conductor Sandor Szabo.

30 No. Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sun, April 28, 12:00 PM

Montclair

Volunteer/"Advocat" Workshop with CPAW NJ

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2019 12:00pm 04/28/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Volunteer/"Advocat" Workshop with CPAW NJ

CPAW NJ is hosting a volunteer/"advocat" workshop where you will learn how to use your skills to help outdoor cats in your community. The event will take place at Mundo Vegan in Montclair.

20 Church St. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sun, April 28, 1:00 PM

Paterson Museum, Paterson

Silk City Arts Meet & Greet

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2019 1:00pm 04/28/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Silk City Arts Meet & Greet

Meet & Greet is our Silk City Arts monthly event where we showcase artwork,network with artists and art enthusiasts, and present our art initiatives!

Join us on Sunday, April 28th from 1-4 pm.

We will be presenting our annual partnership with The Wheelchair Sports Federation to spread awareness of adaptive sports and support the Arts!

A special thank you to Paterson Museum, Silk City ...

2 Market Street Paterson, NJ 07501
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Sun, April 28, 3:00 PM

Montclair Women's Club, Montclair

Fefu And Her Friends performed by Montclair State ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2019 3:00pm 04/28/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Fefu And Her Friends performed by Montclair State University Students

As a culmination of their "Site Specific Theater Class," Montclair State University Students will be performing Fefu and Her Friends, with the unique spaces and history of our historic club informing their production of this play by María Irene Fournés. The play follows a group of women planning a charity event in the 1930's, exploring their lives, relationships and ...

82 Union Street Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sun, April 28, 5:00 PM

Brookdale Pet Center, Bloomfield

Learn to Speak Cat: Cat Behavior 101

Education

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2019 5:00pm 04/28/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Learn to Speak Cat: Cat Behavior 101

Learn how cats communicate through body language and behavior. This class is being taught by Karen Shinevar, who is the President of Montclair-based nonprofit, CPAW NJ.

Please pre-register at reg.bpc@gmail.com, space limited

Communities Promoting Animal Welfare NJ (CPAW NJ) is dedicated to keeping cats out of shelters by controlling the outdoor cat population and preventing surrenders.

1054 Broad Street Bloomfield, NJ 07003

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Greener Bloomfield Invites the Community to Celebrate Earth Day Sunday

April 23, 2019

BLOOMFIELD. NJ - Greener Bloomfield invites the community to celebrate Earth Day at Brookside Park Sunday April 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m..

The day will feature electric cars, information about native plants; a tour of native plants in the garden, and lots of information about Monarch butterflies.

There will also be information about composting, recylcing, and a river ...

Bloomfield Paper Shredding Event Scheduled for Saturday April 27

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Township of Bloomfield and the Bloomfield Department of Public Works and Parks are hosting their first paper shredding day of the year on Saturday, April 27 from 9:00am - noon at the Board of Education Parking lot, 155 Broad St. (across from the High School.) Bloomfield residents with identification are encouraged to bring any and all paper documents to be shredded. In ...

What Parents Fear Most: Losing a Child at a University

The murder of Samantha Josephson by a man she trusted to be an Uber driver, is yet another tragic reminder that when we send our kids off to college these days, the elation of watching them ascend into adult life is tempered by fear for their safety.

Claudia Patterson dropped her son Kenny off at a Rutgers freshman dorm two years ago filled with optimism. He was a smart, popular athlete.

Holy Thursday's Watch Offers an Opportunity for Reflection and Prayer

Connectivity – a doublespeak word if there ever was one.

It is, in fact, dis-connectivity. Life through devices makes us not present in our immediate world and takes us outside of ourselves and into the world of entertainment, sports, social media, etc.

My favorite is the commercial for some streaming service where the guy says “Now you watch movies on your phone,” as if ...

Bloomfield Police Department Blotter April 8 to April 14, 2019

April 21, 2019

Theft from Auto: 4/13/19- An officer responded to Waldo Avenue on report of Theft from Auto. On 4/12/19, the complainant parked his vehicle in his backyard when he arrived home. On 4/13/19 at 9:45A.M; he was alerted by his father that his car doors were unlocked and ajar. The vehicle was ransacked and missing from the vehicle was an envelope containing $1000 cash which was from his (LID’S ...

Thousands of Kids in Newark Now Have Access to Free, Healthy Meals After School

April 20, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - Thousands of Newark students now have access to fresher, more balanced afterschool meals.

Prudential Financial gave a $140,000 grant to Newark Public Schools to purchase refrigerators and coolers at 38 after school programs sites serving more than 2,200 dinners daily-- over 400,000 meals per school year to K-12 students throughout the city.

The Boys and Girls Club of ...

Cambria Hotel Celebrates “Approachable Indulgence” at West Orange Grand Opening

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Cambria Hotel officially opened its first New Jersey location last week with a celebratory ribbon cutting ceremony and open house for the new West Orange site at 12 Rooney Circle.

Members of the West Orange Chamber of Commerce, including several local business owners, as well as members of the governing body, the West Orange Human Relations Commission, Public ...

Columbus Day Could Become Indigenous Peoples' Day in Glen Rock

April 25, 2019

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Borough Council discussed changing Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples' Day on the 2020 borough calendar at last night's work session.

On April 24, Mayor Bruce Packer said the idea was prompted by suggestions in emails the borough had received. "No one except Newark has done it," he said.

According to Wikipedia, "Indigenous Peoples' Day is a ...

Woman Jumps To Her Death At Ikea Parking Garage, Cops Say

PARAMUS, NJ – A 58-year-old Garfield woman leaped to her death overnight from the parking garage at Ikea in Paramus, authorities said.

Police were called to the shopping complex shortly before 5 a.m. Monday, when an employee with the parking lot sweeper service discovered the body, according to Police Chief Kenneth Ehrenberg.

Further investigation revealed that the woman drove to the ...

Jersey Shore Outdoors: Fisherman near LBI report Stripers All Over the Bay

April 21, 2019

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - Bay fishermen are finding small stripers all over the bay. The most consistent spot that I have been hearing of is Graveling Point down in Little Egg Harbor Township at the end of Radio Road. I am not sure if there are more fish there or just a greater concentration of anglers.

The folks at Scott’s Bait and Tackle reported earlier in the week that they had ...

Ghost Hawk is the First Craft Brewery in Passaic County

April 21, 2019

This story first ran on TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Woodridge/Terterboro.

The line began forming over an hour before the official ribbon cutting and grand opening. And by the time the doors officially opened Saturday afternoon, more 100 beer lovers were on line, around the corner and down the sidewalk for Passaic County's first craft brewery.

Ghost Hawk Brewing Company ...

Changes to the Arts Scene in Bloomfield, NJ

April 23, 2019

Dear Editor,

I am writing as an arts patron, a consumer in Bloomfield, and a former employee of Bloomfield College.

I recently found out that 4th Wall Theatre, the resident theatre company of the Westminster Arts Center at Bloomfield College has been told they will no longer be welcomed to produce shows there at the end of this season. 4th Wall has been at the college since February of ...

NJ Deserves Public Health Solutions That Don't Cost Our Religious Freedom

I REALLY wish that you could hear what I have to say from Robert F. Kennedy Jr. during a debate with an educated vaccine proponent you really respect, but since no one is willing to debate him, I am lending my voice to this profoundly unpopular perspective. Frankly, I never thought I’d have to summon courage to publicly support informed choice, but seeing as New Jersey legislators have ...

New Jersey-Based Jaguar USA Wins Three World Car Awards at the 2019 New York International Auto Show

April 18, 2019

NEW YORK, NY -- Jaguar USA, based in Mahwah, New Jersey, was the recipient of the top three World Car Awards at the New York International Auto Show this year for the same model, the Jaguar I-PACE.

Entirely electric and in the SUV category, the Jaguar I-PACE received the awards for World Car of the Year, Design of the Year, and Green Car of the Year. It is unprecedented for one manufacturer to ...

More than Just Books, Totowa Public Library is Local Center for Community Events

TOTOWA, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with staff members at the Totowa Public Library at the recent “Mind and Body Expo” to learn about the many events and community services frequently hosted at the library.

“It’s a chance for everybody to come out and learn more about themselves,” said Philip Schirner, Page at the Totowa Library, speaking about the Anxiety and ...

The Jaffe Briefing - April 24, 2019

STATEWIDE - Your local meter maid is a big, fat violator of the U.S. Constitution, specifically the Fourth Amendment that safeguards us all from unreasonable searches and seizures. A federal appellate court is all over this meter maid for using chalk to mark your tires while enforcing unrealistic time limits on parking. That act is now deemed unconstitutional, NPR reports, ...

Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell

Then She Was Gone  by Lisa Jewell (Atria, 2017)

 

Then She Was Gone  by Lisa Jewell gets top marks in delivering the creep factor to those of us who like psychological thrillers that would have ended up being films directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Reminiscent of the classic The Collector by John Fowles, this haunting tale of a beloved daughter gone missing maintains its ...

Seven Deadly Sins: Lust

Seven Deadly Sins: Lust.  A Scribophile Anthology, 2019.

Twenty-one aspiring writers, who critique and assist other writing neophytes on Scribophile, were selected to have their short stories published in Seven Deadly Sins: Lust, the final volume in the Seven Deadly Sin collection. The other six books in the series include Gluttony, Wrath, Avarice, Sloth, Envy, and Pride. The stories ...

Hungry Girl Simply 6 by Lisa Lillien

Hungry Girl Simply 6 by Lisa Lillien (St. Martin’s Press, 2019)

The woman who created a chocolate oatmeal recipe that is so good you are convinced that it is a gourmet chocolate mousse, Lisa Lillien (or Hungry Girl), is back with her 13th cookbook, and it is the best one yet!  Hungry Girl Simply 6 is the pipe dream of every career calorie counter; a recipe book with ingenious ...

And Every Word is True by Gary McAvoy

And Every Word is True by Gary McAvoy (Literati, 2019)

Some books you can’t wait to finish; some books you never want to end. For me, Gary McAvoy’s rivetting new book, And Every Word is True, was so intriguing that I did not want it to finish it. Granted, true crime is my favorite genre, and any book about Truman Capote’s classic In Cold Blood is going to lure my attention.

TAPinto Reaffirms Strong Commitment to Objectivity and Transparency

April 22, 2019

TAPinto first launched as a single news site aimed to provide high quality, independent and objective local news coverage to New Providence, NJ.  In a short time, thanks to our readers, staff, and the strong desire for impactful local news, we have grown well beyond our initial goals and are now part of a community of over 8 million readers covering more than 100 local communities.  ...

Lending a Paw for 2 years To Save Lives and Help People Keep Their Pets

Lending a Paw for 2 years To Save Lives and

Help People Keep Their Pets

This month CPAW NJ celebrates its second pawversary since its inception in April of 2017!  In our first 2 years we have helped over 100 Montclair cats and dozens of families. The current total of spayed/neutered cats at March’s end was 752.

Our CPAW NJ furry hearts are full for the volunteers and donors ...

Antarctic Ice and Climate Change Event at Montclair Public Library April 30

A science lecture on polar ice sheets, climate and sea level changes. Prior to the lecture, Dr. Passchier will be on a research ship as part of her participation in Antarctic Expedition 379 with the International Ocean Discovery Program (January - March 2019). She will share a summary of findings from the expedition. 

Starts: 2019-04-30

Ends: 2019-04-30

Address: 50 South Fullerton ...

Lending a Paw for 2 years To Save Lives and Help People Keep Their Pets

This month CPAW NJ celebrates its second pawversary since its inception in April of 2017!  In our first 2 years we have helped over 100 Montclair cats and dozens of families. The current total of spayed/neutered cats at March’s end was 752.

Our CPAW NJ furry hearts are full for the volunteers and donors who have made our life saving work possible over these two ...

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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New Jersey-Based Jaguar USA Wins Three World Car Awards at the 2019 New York International Auto Show

April 18, 2019

NEW YORK, NY -- Jaguar USA, based in Mahwah, New Jersey, was the recipient of the top three World Car Awards at the New York International Auto Show this year for the same model, the Jaguar I-PACE.

Entirely electric and in the SUV category, the Jaguar I-PACE received the awards for World Car of the Year, Design of the Year, and Green Car of the Year. It is unprecedented for one manufacturer to ...