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Plant and Vendor Event

Sat, May 4, 10:00 AM

Grace Church, Nutley

Plant and Vendor Event

Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 05/04/2019 10:00am 05/04/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Plant and Vendor Event

Indoor & Outdoor Plants

of all kinds

as well as muliple vendors

Grace Church Nutley

200 Highfield Lane

Nutley

Please note plant sales will not commence prior to advertised start time.

200 Highfield Lane Nutley, NJ 07110
Bicycle Repair 101: Mr. G’s Creative Workshop (Ages 5-18)

Sat, May 4, 2:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Bicycle Repair 101: Mr. G’s Creative Workshop ...

Education Green Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 05/04/2019 2:00pm 05/04/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Bicycle Repair 101: Mr. G’s Creative Workshop (Ages 5-18)

Outdoor Plaza (Rain location: 3rd floor)

No registration required

Learn bicycle repair with a shop teacher. We'll cover crucial skills like fixing flat tires, gear adjustments and brake replacement. Bring your own bicycle or learn from teacher examples. The first three bicycles will be used as a repair demonstration. Find more information about Mr. G via Instagram @MrGsworkshop. This ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
May the Sith: Teen Star Wars Event (Ages 11 and up)

Mon, May 6, 5:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

May the Sith: Teen Star Wars Event (Ages 11 and ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 05/06/2019 5:00pm 05/06/2019 6:00pm America/New_York May the Sith: Teen Star Wars Event (Ages 11 and up)

Outdoor Plaza

Celebrate everyone’s favorite force-filled holiday (a couple days late!) We’ll have lightsaber crafts and activities, a food craft, and more. Refreshments will be served; please advise of food allergies.

50 South Fulleton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Mon, May 6, 7:30 PM

Maplewood Memorial Library, Maplewood

MGC Presents “Drama Queens: Dark Beauties for ...

Green Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 05/06/2019 7:30pm 05/06/2019 9:30pm America/New_York MGC Presents “Drama Queens: Dark Beauties for Your Garden”

To create rhythm, punctuate place, outline areas, and focus the eye, nothing works like black. But keep the drama out of your house and in the garden! On Monday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood, Lesley Parness, retired superintendent of Horticultural Education at the Morris County Park Commission, will explain how to use black-hued plants for maximum ...

51 Baker Street Maplewood, NJ 07040
Mother Goose (Ages 3-6)

Thu, May 9, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Mother Goose (Ages 3-6)

Education

Add to My Calendar 05/09/2019 4:00pm 05/09/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Mother Goose (Ages 3-6)

3rd floor

Mother Goose is an excellent way to promote literacy among our preschool-aged patrons. Picture books, flannel board stories, songs and puppets are used to build upon children’s natural enthusiasm for books and reading. Each session will end with a simple art experience for little ones. Please note that registration is required for each individual storytime.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Thu, May 9, 7:00 PM

Kingsland Manor, Nutley

Floral Design Class at the Kingsland Manor in ...

Education Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 05/09/2019 7:00pm 05/09/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Floral Design Class at the Kingsland Manor in Nutley

Kingsland Manor Offers a Floral Design Class

Just in time for Mother’s Day!

Thursday, May 9th, 2019, 7 – 9 pm

Join us for a fun-filled educational event at the Kingsland Manor!

This class will introduce you to the creative world of floral design using New Jersey grown flowers. You'll learn the basic elements and principles of floral design and leave with a beautiful ...

3 Kingsland Street Nutley, NJ 07110
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Fri, May 10, 8:00 AM

Maplewood Community Pool, Maplewood

82nd Annual Maplewood Garden Club Plant Sale

Green Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 05/10/2019 8:00am 05/10/2019 8:00pm America/New_York 82nd Annual Maplewood Garden Club Plant Sale

The “Big Momma of All Plant Sales” is back! Maplewood Garden Club’s 82nd Annual Plant Sale will be held from May 9 to 11 (rain or shine!). Selections include tomatoes (heirloom, cherries, and more), vegetables, herbs, annuals, tender perennials, perennials (over 300 varieties, divided into sections for shade, part-shade, and sun), houseplants, hanging baskets, tropicals, shrubs, ...

187 Boyden Avenue Maplewood, NJ 07040-1713

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Bloomfield Alternate Side Parking Suspended 01/20/2020

January 16, 2020

Be advised that Alternate Side Parking Enforcement will be suspended on Monday, January 20, 2020 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.   Alternate Side Parking Enforcement will resume on Tuesday January, 21, 2020. 

Talking To Your Kids About School Violence And Antisemitism with Nancy Kislin at Temple Ner Tamid Bloomfield

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The community is invited to learn how to talk to  your kids about school violence and antisemitism Mon. Jan 27 at Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield. 

Nancy Kislin, author of the book “Lockdown” will discuss how to talk to your children about these challenging topics. Her presentation will offer professional insight and critical therapeutic guidance to help ...

Bloomfield Police Department Blotter Dec 16 to Dec 22, 2019

December 27, 2019

Shoplifting: 12/20/19- Tamerra Herd Age 32 of Newark, NJ- An officer responded to 8 Franklin Street (Marshalls) on report of a shoplifting. The LP officer observed Ms. Herd enter the establishment and place items in 3 tote bags. She then attempted to leave without paying. Ms. Herd was arrested, transported to HQ, processed, charged with shoplifting, and transported to ECCF. All proceeds valued at ...

Ex-Inmates Complete Newark Intervention Program

January 16, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — A study designed to help formerly incarcerated men re-enter society in Essex County recently held its final graduation from an intervention program.

The Newark Community Collaborative Board, a group of researchers, service providers and people with histories of substance use and incarceration, has been working on the ...

Maplewood Public Works Director Terminated at Township Committee Meeting

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Calvin Bell, Maplewood’s Public Works director, was fired for cause from his position at last night’s Township Committee meeting. 

In her report during the Jan. 7 meeting, Business Administrator Sonia Alves-Viveiros said that in reviewing the Public Works Department as she took on her role in June of 2018, she saw “issues related to reporting of ...

Roselle Park Officer Shoots Himself in Head During Accident Investigation

January 20, 2020

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - A Roselle Park Police Officer, 39 years of age shot himself in the head after being involved in an accident in Matawan, Sunday afternoon 

According to Roselle Park Police Chief Daniel J. McCaffery, while the accident was being investigated the officer removed a gun in his possession and fired one shot killing himself on scene.  

“We are grieving as a ...

Puerto Rican Leaders Demand Federal Response to Recent Earthquakes

NEWARK - Some leaders of New Jersey’s large Puerto Rican community are demanding the U.S. government take immediate action to assist the thousands of American citizens affected by the 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck the island on Jan. 7, the hundreds of powerful aftershocks that continue to rattle the island, and the delayed recovery from Hurricane Maria. New Jersey is home to the ...

Les Marmitons Men’s Cooking Club Serves Up Friendship, 5-Course Dinners in NJ

January 18, 2020

Wearing white chef’s jackets and toques, about 30 men are bustling about the professional kitchen. Under the guidance of a professional chef, they work in teams — elbowing through the door with octopus lightly charred from an outdoor fire, pulling pork loin from a sous vide bath, chopping and dicing and plating and laughing.

Soon they’ll be chatting together around round ...

To the Editor: Not the First Time Montclair Leader Mentions Jews

January 5, 2020

To the Editors:

I was saddened to learn about the anti-Semitic comments made by James Harris at Councilwoman Baskerville's community forum on December 30.  Unfortunately, this was not the first time Mr. Harris has publicly made anti-Semitic remarks. 

Two or three years ago, I attended an event at the firehouse on Pine Street hosted by Montclair Cares about Schools.  Mr.

League Responds to #MeToo Report With Organized Change Effort

To the Editor:

Recent reporting from the Star Ledger (#MeToo Was Supposed to Fix Things) offers detailed accounts of political and government settings where women suffer sexual harassment and assaults in silence for fear of political and professional retribution. Nobody should be fearful of harassment, assault or retribution most especially when working in the governmental setting. Local ...

Retracing Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Steps through the South

January 20, 2020

SOUTHERN U.S. -- TAPintoTV recently visited Atlanta, Memphis and Birmingham, where we traveled in the footsteps of the great American Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Atlanta is the birthplace of Dr. King, and is also home to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park. The 35-acre park is comprised of several buildings, and the Visitor Center museum contains ...

TAPintoTV Joins News12+ To Reach Millions of Online and Broadcast Viewers Across the Tri-State Metro Area

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Altice USA’s News 12+, a television news broadcast channel available on cable systems throughout the NY/NJ/CT tri-state area, has added TAPintoTV to its programming schedule. The weekly TAPintoTV program, which airs Sundays at 11AM EST, will feature topical news and lifestyle segments, reaching over 3 million viewers that comprise the News 12+ audience.

“An ...

The Jaffe Briefing - January 21, 2020

ATLANTIC CITY – Dreams of loose slots, aged ribeyes and shaken martinis drive many high-rollers to the Borgata for a night of fuzzy memories. But some of these aspiring revelers are ending up 45 miles away, smack in the middle of an Ocean County wildlife preserve; the only thing on the menu is them. NJ 101.5 reports the Waze app is directing tourists into the dark of the Colliers ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Rod Hirsch of TAPinto Somerville and TAPinto Hillsborough

The featured TAPinto franchisee for January 2020 is veteran journalist and journalism professor Rod Hirsch of TAPinto Somerville and TAPinto Hillsborough.  Rod recently received the New Jersey Municipal Management Association Press Award, which recognizes a member of the press corps for their objectivity, consistency, and commitment to factual reporting of local government.  He was ...

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware (Scout Press, 2019)

 

“3rd September 2017

Dear Mr. Wrexham,

I know you don’t know me but please, please, please you have to help me.”

 

With this intriguing opening, Ruth Ware launches her fifth  novel, The Turn of the Key, a mystery reminiscent of Gothic novels in its sinister and dark tone. However, the novel is ...

Tidelands by Philippa Gregory

 In my last review of Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates, I wrote that Ms. Oates had died last year.  Ms. Oates is alive and well. This is an error that needs correction, and apologies go to Ms. Oates for the error.

 

Tidelands by Philippa Gregory (Atria Books, 2019)

What separates Tidelands from other historical novels that Philippa Gregory has written, is that the heroine in ...

Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella

Christmas Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella (Dial Press, 2019)

On a road trip to Florida in 2000, my husband asked me what I was reading that was causing me to laugh out loud. “I am reading a new book by Sophie Kinsella called Confessions of a Shopaholic,” I replied. “Shauna gave it to me to read.” My 14-year-old daughter already had discerning taste in literature and I ...

Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates

Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates (Harper Collins, 1995)

 

In the study of deviant behavior, there has been a continual debate over what causes people to be evil. Is it their upbringings by parents who abuse them? Or, are sociopaths just born bad? There are all kinds of arguments on both sides of the debate, and many works of literature probe the question. Was Charles Manson born bad, or did ...

The Hampshire Companies and Hackensack Meridian Health Celebrate Opening of New Medical Office Building at Mountainside Medical Center

January 19, 2020

Glen Ridge and Montclair, N.J. – A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Thursday for a three-story, 45,735-square-foot state-of-the-art medical office building at the former School of Nursing site across from Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside Medical Center on the border of Glen Ridge and Montclair, N.J.  Developed by The Hampshire Companies with Circle Squared Alternative ...

NJ Women Vote Announces NJ Vote 100 — A Statewide Mock Election for New Jersey Students

NJ Vote 100 will take place February 2020 to mark 100 years since the state ratified the 19th Amendment

Trenton, NJ – New Jersey Women Vote: The 19th Amendment at 100 is pleased to be joining NJ Mock Election in hosting NJ Vote 100, an online mock election for grades 4 through 12. The statewide initiative will take place February 1–14, 2020 to coincide with the ...

Rep. Sherrill Votes to Protect Older New Jersey Workers from Age Discrimination

Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) voted Wednesday for a bipartisan bill to protect older New Jersey workers from age discrimination. The Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act (H.R. 1230) addresses the 2009 Gross v FBL Financial Services Supreme Court decision that has made it harder for older workers to prove discrimination. It would ...

Bring Local News to Your Community While Creating a Profitable Business with TAPinto

The demand for local news is strong.  With traditional newspapers disappearing in communities across the country, new opportunities have become available for online news sites to fill the void. TAPinto is a network of 80 local news sites with more than 10 million readers visiting our sites annually. 

TAPinto sites are locally owned and operated.  TAPinto franchisees come ...

Obituaries

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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Apr 23, 1918 - Aug 19, 2019
Ruth G. Bedford, 101 passed away on Monday, August 19, 2019 at her home. Born in Nutley, NJ, Ruth ...
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Retracing Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Steps through the South

January 20, 2020

SOUTHERN U.S. -- TAPintoTV recently visited Atlanta, Memphis and Birmingham, where we traveled in the footsteps of the great American Civil Rights leader, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Atlanta is the birthplace of Dr. King, and is also home to the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park. The 35-acre park is comprised of several buildings, and the Visitor Center museum contains ...