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Tue, May 28, 7:00 AM

Acme Supermarket, Montclair

Montclair Community Spay Day

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 05/28/2019 7:00am 05/28/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Montclair Community Spay Day

Back by popular demand, CPAW NJ is pawtnering with People for Animals (PFA) and Acme Markets on Valley Road to bring PFA’s SpayStation Mobile Surgical Unit (aka Neuter Commuter) to Montclair. Low cost spay/neuter services will be available the last Tuesday of every month. We hope that over the course of the year we will be able to fix over 200 cats, saving thousands of ...

510 Valley Road Montclair, NJ 07043
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Thu, May 30, 5:00 PM

Ghost Hawk Brewing Company, Clifton

Beer & Cheese Pairing: Clifton Little League ...

Food & Drink Giving Back Sports

Add to My Calendar 05/30/2019 5:00pm 05/30/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Beer & Cheese Pairing: Clifton Little League Fundraiser

We are deeply saddened to hear that there was a break-in at the Clifton National Little League Field. Ghost Hawk Brewing Company and Cabot Creamery will be hosting a family-friendly Beer & Cheese pairing. The cheese is free and donated by Cabot and proceeds from beer sales that day will be donated to the Little League. Please come down to support the League.

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321 River Road #6 Clifton, NJ 07014
How to Be Happy:  Ancient Wisdom and New Research

Wed, June 5, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

How to Be Happy: Ancient Wisdom and New Research

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 06/05/2019 7:00pm 06/05/2019 8:30pm America/New_York How to Be Happy: Ancient Wisdom and New Research

Every human being wants to be happy, yet happiness eludes many of us. In this interactive session, we will expolre the timeless wisdom of the great religious trasitions as well as recent research for the insights, practices and self-understanding that promote happiness.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Wed, June 5, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

How to Be Happy: Ancient Wisdom and New Research

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 06/05/2019 7:00pm 06/05/2019 8:30pm America/New_York How to Be Happy: Ancient Wisdom and New Research

Every human being wants to be happy, yet happiness eludes many of us. In this interactive session, we will expolre the timeless wisdom of the great religious trasitions as well as recent research for the insights, practices and self-understanding that promote happiness.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Thu, June 6, 6:00 PM

Studio 355, Livingston

CBD, Hemp and Cannabis Culture Health & Wellness ...

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Add to My Calendar 06/06/2019 6:00pm 06/06/2019 10:00pm America/New_York CBD, Hemp and Cannabis Culture Health & Wellness Pop-Up Event

The best way to describe the Canna Pop-Up event is one part social event, one part education, one part foodie, one part art exhibit, and ALL parts for anyone with an open mind. Pop-up experiences last for only a brief period of time. They are transitory and as a result, exciting and compelling.

The Canna Pop-Up experience will elevate your senses to a higher level. We bring people together to ...

355 Eisenhower Parkway Livingston, NJ 07039
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Fri, June 7, 10:00 AM

Morristown City Hall, Morristown

Morristown Wear Orange Day: June 7, 2019

Education Health & Wellness Law & Justice Police & Fire

Add to My Calendar 06/07/2019 10:00am 06/07/2019 11:30am America/New_York Morristown Wear Orange Day: June 7, 2019

Morristown Wear Orange Day: June 7, 2019

Wear Orange Day, or Gun Violence Awareness Day, will be held on June 7th in Morristown, NJ. Please join Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, as we turn South Street orange, in honor of the 100 lives cut short by gun violence every day.

Wear Orange was started after Hadiya Pendleton, a 15-year old girl from Chicago, who was shot and killed.

200 South St. Morristown, NJ 07960
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Sat, June 8, 10:00 AM

Franklin Reform Church , Nutley

CMK Dementia Support Group

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Add to My Calendar 06/08/2019 10:00am 06/08/2019 12:00pm America/New_York CMK Dementia Support Group

Offering support for families and caregivers
The Peer lead Group meets the second Saturday of the month at 10:00AM
We offer an opportunity to come together and share thoughts, information and provide emotional support
Questions or comments
Email – mkohnen1079@gamil.com
Text – 201-303-3462
We hope all who can will come and join us
All are welcome to share posts to this ...

45 Hillside Crescent, Nutley, NJ 07110
Myasthenia Gravis Walk

Sun, June 9, 9:00 AM

Brookdale Park, Bloomfield

Myasthenia Gravis Walk

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 06/09/2019 9:00am 06/09/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Myasthenia Gravis Walk

473 Watchung Ave Bloomfield, NJ 07003
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Thu, June 13, 7:30 PM

Blue Hippo Coffee, Verona

Verona Arts Meet & Greet at Blue Hippo Thursday

Arts & Entertainment Business & Finance Food & Drink Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 06/13/2019 7:30pm 06/13/2019 9:30pm America/New_York Verona Arts Meet & Greet at Blue Hippo Thursday

Calling all artists and art enthusiasts in Verona, NJ - This is a family-friendly event!

Join Verona Arts this Thursday at 7:30pm at Blue Hippo Coffee for a Meet & Greet. Wine and light Refreshments will be served. Children's activities will be available as well!

Read more about Verona's newest community group & signup for their newsletter here:

www.VeronaNJArts.org

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662 Bloomfield Ave. Verona, NJ 07044
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Sat, June 15, 1:00 PM

Basking Ridge Country Club, Basking Ridge

Blossoms and Bright Futures Spring Social

Food & Drink Giving Back Law & Justice

Add to My Calendar 06/15/2019 1:00pm 06/15/2019 3:30pm America/New_York Blossoms and Bright Futures Spring Social

Join Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Jersey to celebrate CASA child advocacy with wine tasting, food, and fun! Saturday, June 15, 2019, 1:00 - 3:30 PM at the Basking Ridge Country Club, 185 Madisonville Road, Basking Ridge.

Register to attend at https://www.CASAofNJ.org/SpringSocial

We hope to see you there!

185 Madisonville Road Basking Ridge , NJ 07920

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Bloomfield Continues Going Green with Purchase of Four Electric-Powered Chevy Bolts

January 27, 2020

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Township of Bloomfield has taken another important step in becoming more sustainable, recently purchasing and putting into use four new Chevy Bolts. These electric-powered vehicles were purchased with funding from the capital budget and the water utility fund. The cars will be used by construction code officials and water meter personnel. These functions of the township ...

'Unmasked' Takes High Energy Look at Andrew Lloyd Webber

No doubt Andrew Lloyd Webber is one of the most prolific composers in recent years. We’ve all heard the music of “Cats” “Phantom of the Opera,” “Evita” and a host of others. Paper Mill Playhouse honors him in this moving tribute

The show is  quite a pistache of well known, and not so well known, creations. It’s fascinating to see clips of ...

'Lost in Yonkers' Confronts Generational Angst

CHATHAM, NJ - The setting is a two-bedroom apartment in Yonkers, NY. The time is 1942. We learn that two young boys, Jay and Artie, are about to move in with their cold,domineering grandmother.

There’s a lot going on in this taut, smartly written play by Neil Simon. Braden Mellina as Jay, the older brother, and Arty (Logan Guvenel) are doing their best to accept this fearful fate. Janet ...

Police Continue Search for Missing 57 yo Nutley Resident

February 20, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ - Police continue their search for a missing 57 yo Nutley resident. Andres Fernandez was reported missing on Feb. 19.

Fernandez was last seen on Feb 13 loading suitcases into his vehicle. He left the country on Feb. 14, and returned on Feb. 18. His family did not hear from him upon his return, an alert was issued on Feb. 19

Det. Sgt. Anthony Montanari of the Nutley Police ...

Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders Award Contract to Dominion Voting Systems, Inc. for New Voting Machines

NEWARK, NJ — On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, during the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders Conference/Board Meeting, the Board took another major step toward fulfilling Freeholder President Brendan Gill’s initiative to secure a safe, auditable voting process. The Board unanimously passed a contract between the County of Essex and Dominion Voting Systems, Inc., to provide voting ...

NJ Teen Reported Dead After Six-Story Fall from The Vessel in Hudson Yards in NYC

February 3, 2020

NEW YORK -- The body of a young man who was found on the ground near The Vessel, a sculpture at Hudson Yards in Manhattan, was identified as that of a 2019 Ridge High School graduate.

According to a published report in the New York Post, 19-year-old Peter DeSalvo of Basking Ridge did not survive a drop from the sixth floor of the structure on West 33rd Street in Manhattan Saturday evening ...

Trump Supporters Brave the Cold in Wildwood to Wait in Line

WILDWOOD, NJ – Thousands of President Trump supporters bundled up and wrapped themselves in red, white and blue scarves, mittens and hats to brave the cold for a chance to get a seat inside the Wildwood Convention Center for Tuesday’s rally promoted as  a big thank you from the president to south Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew , who switched his allegiance from the Democratic ...

NJ Pastry Chef to Compete in Food Network’s ‘Chopped Sweets!’

February 22, 2020

This story first appeared in TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood.

Scotch Plains resident Joe Murphy, a corporate pastry chef for the legendary restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten, founder of the Jean-Georges Restaurant Group, will compete on the Food Network program “Chopped Sweets!” on Monday, Feb. 24. The show, hosted by “Chopped!” judge and “Best Bakers in ...

Legendary Band Leader Paul Shaffer Tells Steve Adubato How He was Inspired by Comedy Icons Early in his Career

February 19, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- Paul Shaffer is widely known as the former Musical Director of both Late Night with David Letterman and The Late Show with David Letterman, during which he was often involved in skits and the general hijinx of the production. However, as Shaffer tells Steve Adubato, he wasn’t always comfortable being gregarious and, in fact, grew up being an introverted kid until a 1972 ...

The Ancient History of Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is widely known as the day of the year when love is celebrated, and indeed, February has been a month of romance for centuries. The St. Valentine’s Day we observe today evolved both from ancient Roman and early Christian history.

There are many legends about who St. Valentine was. One story dates from the third century A.D. Apparently, Emperor Claudius II of Rome ...

The Jaffe Briefing - February 20, 2020

TRENTON – Gov. Phil Murphy wants to change the way politics is done, which many will applaud. But will anything really happen? Hard to tell, as the governor is trying to implement this strange, new concept called “ethics.” We may need to look up the definition, but apparently it creates all these new rules to encourage transparency. Murphy is talking about more ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Fred Aun of TAPinto Roxbury

The featured TAPinto franchisee for February 2020 is veteran journalist Fred J. Aun, owner/publisher of TAPinto Roxbury.  Fred's career as a journalist spans nearly 40 years and includes full-time reporting positions at five publications. He spent about 20 years with The Star-Ledger/NJ.com before moving to Ziff Davis Media and a decade of freelancing.      

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Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties

Chaos: Charles Manson the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties. John 

O’Neill and Dan Piepenbring  (New York: Little Brown, 2019).

It took me three weeks to read Chaos:Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties. Although fascinating, with its detailed analysis of the true motives for the Manson crimes in Los Angeles, 1969, the prose was dense and a ...

Retro Review: Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk

Retro Review:

Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk (Doubleday, 1955)

A coming of age story, set in 1933, Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk is a novel that still speaks to us. Written in 1955, Wouk’s strengths are in his character development, themes, and elegant prose. What is especially unusual about Marjorie Morningstar is that the author portrays the fanciful young protagonist, ...

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 ...

Theresa Venezia Presented With NJ Realtors Circle of Excellence Sales Award

February 21, 2020

Theresa Venezia, a realtor with Berkshire Hathaway Van Der Wende Properties has won the 2019 New Jersey Realtors Circle of Excellence Sales Award.  This prestigious award recognizes members who have demonstrated excellence in the field of salesmanship.

"It's been my honor and privilege to serve my community and the communities that surround Bloomfield. I would like to thank all ...

Gas Lamp Players presents Mamma Mia!

GAS LAMP PLAYERS INVITE ALL DANCING QUEENS (AND KINGS) TO “MAMMA MIA!” FEBRUARY 7-9

Glen Ridge, New Jersey (January 2020) – Gas Lamp Players is thrilled to bring ABBA’s glittering musical to Essex County as its annual Main Stage production.

 

Mamma Mia! has proven its popularity world-wide as both a musical, and then a film. Propelled by the ...

New Form 1040-SR, alternative filing option available for seniors

The Internal Revenue Service wants seniors to know about the availability of a new tax form, Form 1040-SR, featuring larger print and a standard deduction chart with a goal of making it easier for older Americans to read and use.

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 required the IRS to create a tax form for seniors. Taxpayers age 65 or older now have the option to use Form 1040-SR, U.S. Tax ...

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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Legendary Band Leader Paul Shaffer Tells Steve Adubato How He was Inspired by Comedy Icons Early in his Career

February 19, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- Paul Shaffer is widely known as the former Musical Director of both Late Night with David Letterman and The Late Show with David Letterman, during which he was often involved in skits and the general hijinx of the production. However, as Shaffer tells Steve Adubato, he wasn’t always comfortable being gregarious and, in fact, grew up being an introverted kid until a 1972 ...