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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 ...

Councilman Gamble and Family Help Support Sea Turtle Recovery

March 23, 2019

WEST ORANGE, NJ-- Today Sea Turtle Recovery (STR) hosted their annual Green Event, a brunch to raise funds for their organization. Sea Turtle Recovery is a non-profit organization dedicated to rehabilitation, preservation and conservation of sea turtles. All sea turtle species are threatened or endangered. STR partnered with the Turtleback Zoo in 2016 opening the first long term care facility in ...

Future of Medical, Recreational Marijuana in Newark Uncertain

NEWARK, NJ - The future of medical and recreational marijuana appears to be on shaky ground in New Jersey’s most populated city.

A measure that would have allowed medical marijuana dispensaries within Newark's boundaries did not gain enough votes from city council for a second time Wednesday. If the zoning ordinance does not get enough votes a third time, it will be another ...

Woodland Park Approves Ordinance To Ban Unwanted Delivery Of Newspapers and Circulars

March 25, 2019

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Borough Council on March 20 approved an ordinance which will ban unwanted delivery of newspapers, circulars, and handbills.

The ordinance, No. 19-05, will add a "handbills and circulars" chapter to the general code.

Mayor Keith Kazmark and Council designed the ordinance in light of ongoing complaints by residents about unwanted leaflets and ...

Drunk Man Arrested for Attempting to Steal $5,800 from Capital One ATM

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Officers from the Parsippany Police Department, responded to the Capital One Bank for an intoxicated male attempting to withdraw $5,800.00 from an account that was not his.

Prior to the arrival of responding officers, the male fled the scene

After a brief investigation by Patrol Officers D. Ross and L. Nicos, they located Anthony Miller, a 61 year old male from Bronx, ...

Jetty Documentary The Oyster Farmers Enjoys Official Release via Virgil Films

March 20, 2019

LONG BEACH ISLAND - The Oyster Farmers, a feature length documentary centering on coastal life in New Jersey, was officially released March 19 via Virgil Films.

Jetty decided to fund the film via its Jetty Rock Foundation, the 501(C)3 nonprofit arm of the brand, in 2016, but the ethos of the film truly begins with Superstorm Sandy.

Director Corinne Ruff was emotionally torn in 2013.

New Jersey Date Night: Tropical Getaways, No Passports Necessary

March 25, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Warm weather is only weeks away, but residents of New Jersey know that it’s really a few weeks too many.  A lot can still happen before spring kicks in; big snowstorms, heavy winds and temperatures that make you think your new next-door neighbors will be a family of penguins. If we haven’t ...

Drug dealers get off the hook and patients are held hostage with legal marijuana push

March 24, 2019

As Assembly Republican Leader, I voice serious concerns with letting convicted drug dealers caught with five pounts of marijuana more easily clear their record. 

Only in New Jersey would they expunge a drug dealer's record for something that still remains a crime, it's outrageous that Trenton would expunge a drug dealer's criminal background in an effort to gain ...

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

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 ...

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 25, 2019

TRENTON - It's Monday morning, so let's discuss death. The state Legislature is set to vote today on physician-assisted suicide, making New Jersey the eighth state in the union that allows "aid in dying." Residents with a terminal, incurable, irreversible disease would have the legal right to decide how and when to die. This has all been a tremendous source of debate over ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Kicks Off Movers for Moms® Drive to Help Mothers in Need

March 24, 2019

Livingston, NJ, March 25th, 2019 —Though Mother’s Day is intended to be a joyous occasion for women across the country, thousands of moms will be overlooked on this special holiday as a result of domestic abuse or homelessness. 

 

To ensure moms in crisis receive the love and appreciation they deserve this Mother’s Day, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Livingston is ...

IRS offers free March 28 webinar: Understanding how to do a ‘Paycheck Checkup'

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service will provide a free online, web-based information session in two languages on Thursday, March 28, 2019, to help people understand how to do a ‘Paycheck Checkup.’

Doing a Paycheck Checkup means checking tax withholding using the IRS Withholding Calculator and making any necessary adjustments to avoid having too little or too much tax ...

DCH Millburn Audi Featured Vehicle! Certified Pre-Owned 2018 Audi Q3 Premium

Mileage                         9,005 miles
Fuel Economy              20.0/28.0 mpg City/Hwy
Exterior Color               Brilliant Black
Interior Color                Black
Body/Seating      ...

Central Jersey College Prep Job Fair Set for April 3

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 ...

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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