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Mothers of Preschoolers {MOPS} Event

Thu, October 18, 7:00 PM

Hosted by Bible Baptist Church, Hasbrouck Heights

Mothers of Preschoolers {MOPS} Event

Education

Add to My Calendar 10/18/2018 7:00pm 10/18/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Mothers of Preschoolers {MOPS} Event

Why should you go to MOPS? This group gives you the support & resources to be a great mom! Hasbrouck Hts MOPS invites moms with kids ages 0-6 from any town to join us at our next event. Please RSVP by 10/15 so we have enough yummy snacks for you. Free MOPS Kids childcare provided by RSVP only. Monthly morning get together and outings too.

31 Passaic Avenue Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604
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Fri, October 19, 8:30 AM

Westbridge Academy, Bloomfield

Educator Workshop: Executive Function Skills in ...

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 10/19/2018 8:30am 10/19/2018 12:00pm America/New_York Educator Workshop: Executive Function Skills in Action

Westbridge Academy is hosting a free workshop, ‘Executive Function Skills in Action’, for special education professionals. Attendees will learn strategies and actionable steps derived from SPECT brain-based science. The presenter, Dr. ‘Buzz’ Mingin, is a national speaker and expert in helping children and adolescents with behavioral and emotional disorders.

60 West St. Bloomfield, NJ 07003
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Sat, October 20, 12:00 PM

Nutley

Comic Book Day at the Nutley Public Library

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/20/2018 12:00pm 10/20/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Comic Book Day at the Nutley Public Library

The Nutley Public Library’s annual Comic Book Day is a celebration of geek culture. Fans of superheroes, wizards, video games and more can share their interests together locally while enjoying a full day of events. Comic Book Day is a multi-generational event where everyone can wear a costume, create an enormous piece of sweet candy sushi, design superhero masks, check out different ...

93 Booth Drive Nutley, NJ 07110
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Sat, October 20, 7:00 PM

Kingsland Manor, Nutley

Paranormal Evening at the Kingsland Manor

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 10/20/2018 7:00pm 10/20/2018 11:00pm America/New_York Paranormal Evening at the Kingsland Manor

Join a group of fellow ghost hunters in an investigation and a reveal conducted by The Island Paranormal Society on Saturday, October 20th.. . Follow Matt Hass and his team of investigators as they scare up spirits and ghosts from the Manor’s past!

The event is limited to 24 persons each evening. Reservations are required. The cost per person is $25.00

Reserve and pay online using ...

3 Kingsland Street Nutley, NJ 07110
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Sun, October 21, 1:00 PM

Kingsland Manor, Nutley

Kingsland Manor Colonial Day

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 10/21/2018 1:00pm 10/21/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Kingsland Manor Colonial Day

Enjoy a fun and interactive living-history event at the Kingsland Manor, 3 Kingsland St., Nutley, on Sunday, October 21st from 1 to 5 pm. Watch our colonial past come to life as you learn how people worked and played in pre-industrial America. See how they cooked food, dressed, made cosmetics, spun yarn, used woodworking tools, wove baskets, performed music, and prepared gardens. Sample a ...

3 Kingsland Street Nutley, NJ 07110

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Bloomfield Public Safety Department Open House Thursday at Municipal Plaza

October 15, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Division of Public Safety invites the public to attend the annual open house on Thursday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

The open house will include tours, interactive activities, photo opportunities, and free food! 

Municipal Plaza (the street in front of the Bloomfield Police Department) will be closed for the event. 

TAPinto Bloomfield Election Policies for the November 2018 Elections

Election Policies

Candidate Statements:  Candidates can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week (including photos).  For the general election, statements can be submitted from Labor Day up through the week before Election Day.  For the primary election, statements can be submitted from March 1st through the week before Election Day.  Publication of candidate ...

Bloomfield Police Department Blotter October 8 to 14, 2018

October 18, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The following police blotter has been issued by Lt. Anthony Sisco of the Bloomfield Police Department.

Shoplifting:

10/10/18-Justin Hill Age 30 of Bloomfield, NJ- Officers responded to 8 Franklin Street (Stop & Shop) on a report of a shoplifter in custody. Mr. Hill was observed placing 2 four packs of Red Bull valued at $17.00 in a yellow plastic bag. He then ...

Dick Wolfe for Bloomfield Board of Education Candidate Statement

October 18, 2018

My name is Dick Wolfe and I am running for the Bloomfield Board of Education, position #7 on the ballot. 

I want to clarify my position on an important issue that is one of the hot buttons of the campaign: Class III security officers in the elementary schools.

I have made statements in opposition. However, my opposition IS NOT based on my being unalterably opposed to the presence of ...

$4M Grant Awarded to Rutgers to Bolster Mental Health Services in Newark

October 17, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A $4 million federal grant will allow Rutgers’ University Behavioral Health Care’s (UBHC) outpatient program in Newark to offer more services to those with mental illness or substance abuse disorders.

The grant was received from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. It will fund the UBHC’s behavioral health outpatient ...

Improvements Underway at Essex County Riker Hill Art Park

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Following a second public meeting held in Livingston last week to discuss the current plans for how to spend the $1 million currently allotted toward the revitalization of Riker Hill Art Park (RHAP) in Livingston, some of the priorities, such as improving the safety and accessibility of the entrance at the intersection of Beaufort Avenue and Homestead Drive, are ...

Gottheimer Endorsed by Garden State Equality

October 18, 2018

ASBURY PARK, N.J. – On Saturday, October 13, 2018, Josh Gottheimer joined LGBTQ leaders, elected officials, and members of the community at Garden State Equality’s 9th-Annual Equality Walk in Asbury Park. There Garden State Equality’s Executive Director Christian Fuscarino announced Garden State Equality’s endorsement ...

Pinkin Bill Expanding Role of Pharmacy Interns, Externs to Administer Vaccines Clears Assembly Committee

TRENTON, NJ – Two bills designed to help ease healthcare delivery by allowing pharmacy interns and externs to administer vaccines and injectable medications while gaining, under supervision, critical hands-on training, advanced in the Assembly Monday.

The combined bills (A-342, A-343) would allow pharmacy interns and externs to administer vaccines, injectable ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

October 12, 2018

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...

FEMA Forgives Belmar’s $4.4 Million Loan for Superstorm Sandy Recovery

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar will not have to pay back a $4.4 million federal community disaster loan after completing a tedious process that documented how the borough used the funds for its recovery from Superstorm Sandy.

The borough learned last week that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has forgiven the loan, which it received to help the borough remain fiscally stable after the ...

Back Saving Back To School Tips From Pro Staff Physical Therapy

NUTLEY, NJ- With each passing school year it seems that backpacks are getting progressively bigger and definitely heavier. Pass any school as children are coming or going and, judging by the the size of the packs on their backs, it may look like a group of explorers preparing to scale Mt. Everest. Although it's difficult to get away from your child having to lug a heavy backpack to and ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Promotes Awareness and Access at Women's Wellness Expo in Wayne NJ

October 16, 2018

WAYNE, NJ — The Susan G. Komen North Jersey promotes local community awareness and access to high quality breast cancer care at the 2018 Women's Wellness Expo.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Executive Director Kelly E. Nagle spoke to TAPinto TV staff at the event, which took place at Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne, New Jersey.

"Komen's mission is to save lives ...

Third Annual Lincoln of Wayne Car and Bike Show Raises Money For First Responders

WAYNE, NJ - The third-annual Lincoln of Wayne Black Label Car & Bike show raised money for first responders including the Wayne Fire Department, Wayne EMS and the Wayne PBA.

"Every event we put on over the course of the year is always a fundraiser, so today we raise money for the community that supports us all year long.. that's our first responders," said Lincoln of Wayne ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 12, 2018




The Jaffe Briefing will be on Fall Break beginning Monday, returning Oct. 23





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EAST RUTHERFORD - The goal - one would think - is for the ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Anna Sandler and Fred Smith of TAPinto SOMA

This issue of TAPinto Featured Franchisee highlights TAPinto South Orange and Maplewood with the site's owner Fred Smith and lead editor Anna Sandler. Check out the interview to find out how owning and operating a TAPinto site came at the most opportune time for these NJ residents.
 
Q. When did you join TAPinto.net?
I first joined TAPinto in 2014 as a sales and ...

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan (Anchor Books, 2013)

 

Crazy Rich _________________. Fill in the blank with almost any ethnicity on the face of the earth, and the story will probably be similar from culture to culture. At the economic apex of every society one can expect to have the wealthiest, most self-indulgent, controlling people. When taken from that point of view, even though ...

The Race to Save the Romanovs

The Race to Save the Romanovs by Helen Rappaport (St. Martin’s Press, 2018)

On July 18, 1918, amidst the backdrop of the First World War and violent revolutions occurring within Russia, the entire Imperial Romanov family was executed while in captivity. As the 100th anniversary of the horrific murder of the Imperial Family approached in the summer of 2018, author Helen Rappaport felt ...

The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin

The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin (Bantam, 2016)

 

Just a few months ago I published a Retro-Review of In Cold Blood, written by one of the greatest 20 century American authors, Truman Capote. For those of us who remember seeing the more than eccentric writer, who was chased by the demons of self-loathing his entire life, on late night television in the 1960s and 70s, ...

The Clean 20 by Ian K. Smith, M.D.

The Clean 20: 20 Foods, 20 Days, Total Transformation  by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press, 2018)

 

Dr. Ian K. Smith has written a delightful and easy to digest new book, The Clean 20: 20 Foods, 20 Days, Total Transformation. Unlike many diet books that are mired in technical language that become not only a bore but a chore to read, Smith’s writing style is not ...

Murphy Administration Announces $38 Million Investment in Quality Infant and Child Care & Support for Working Families

October 18, 2018

(TRENTON) – New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson on Tuesday announced $38 million in new investments in child care to help more families find services they need and to advance quality child care.

“Children are the foundation of our state’s future, and strong childhood development and early learning are ...

East Orange Hall of Fame Inductee Rev. Dr. Obery Hendricks, Jr. guest preacher at Christian Education Ministry Sunday at Union Baptist Church of Montclair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Contact: Rev. Dr. Campbell B. Singleton, III, Senior Pastor
Email: cbsmaestro@hotmail.com.
Location: 14 Midland Avenue, Montclair, New Jersey 07042
 

Christian Education Ministry Sunday

On Sunday, October 21, 2018, at 11:00am, Union Baptist Church of Montclair invites the community to share in our Christian Education Ministry ...

Essex County College Offers Suicide Awareness and Intervention Training

On September 27, 2018 over 70 students and faculty attended Suicide Awareness and Intervention Training at Essex County College. The 2 and ½ hour training was conducted by Caring Contact and sponsored by the Social Work Student Association and spearheaded by Adjunct Professor Mary Jenkins. The Student Life and Activities Office paid for the event. The training shared statistics about ...

Halloween-Themed Race Hopes To Scare Hunger Away

On Sunday, October 28, 2018, runners and community members from across northern New Jersey will come together to participate in the Halloween 5K to Scare Hunger Away, being held at the Garret Mountain Reservation in Woodland Park, New Jersey. This Halloween-themed charity race is being hosted by the Barwick Group for the 4th year and will benefit CUMAC, Passaic County’s largest feeding ...

Obituaries

Mar 9, 1978 - Jul 13, 2018
Christopher J. Barra, Sr., lifelong resident of Bloomfield, passed away on July 13, 2018 at the age ...
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Jun 10, 1983 - Jun 17, 2018
Ryan M. Lucas, 35 Proud Marine Veteran and Nutley Firefighter Ryan M. Lucas, a lifelong ...
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Susan G. Komen North Jersey Promotes Awareness and Access at Women's Wellness Expo in Wayne NJ

October 16, 2018

WAYNE, NJ — The Susan G. Komen North Jersey promotes local community awareness and access to high quality breast cancer care at the 2018 Women's Wellness Expo.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Executive Director Kelly E. Nagle spoke to TAPinto TV staff at the event, which took place at Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne, New Jersey.

"Komen's mission is to save lives ...