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Winter Snowman Craft & Cocoa

Mon, January 7, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Winter Snowman Craft & Cocoa

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 01/07/2019 4:00pm 01/07/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Winter Snowman Craft & Cocoa

Join us for some cold winter fun! We’ll pin the nose on the snowman and then make a winter craft to take home while we watch winter movie shorts. Kids will also enjoy a hot beverage with topping of your favorite marshmallow or crushed peppermint, whipped crème and cookies! Please advise of any food allergies.

No registration required

3rd floor

Ages 4 +


50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Mon, January 7, 7:00 PM

Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

Auditions: "An Enemy of the People"

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 01/07/2019 7:00pm 01/07/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Auditions: "An Enemy of the People"

The Strollers seeks a multi-ethnic cast for its production of "An Enemy of the People" by Arthur Miller, based on the work of Henrik Ibsen.

Audition dates:

Monday, January 7, 7-10pm

Tuesday, January 8, 7-10pm

Performance dates:

Fri & Sat, March 8, 9, 15, 16 at 8pm

Sun, March 10 at 2pm

Location:

The Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts

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10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Tue, January 8, 7:00 PM

Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

Auditions: "An Enemy of the People"

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 01/08/2019 7:00pm 01/08/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Auditions: "An Enemy of the People"

The Strollers seeks a multi-ethnic cast for its production of "An Enemy of the People" by Arthur Miller, based on the work of Henrik Ibsen.

Audition dates:

Monday, January 7, 7-10pm

Tuesday, January 8, 7-10pm

Performance dates:

Fri & Sat, March 8, 9, 15, 16 at 8pm

Sun, March 10 at 2pm

Location:

The Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts

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10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Fri, January 11, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Family Movie: Paddington

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 01/11/2019 4:00pm 01/11/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Family Movie: Paddington

Paddington author Michael Bond was born on January 13, 1926. Commemorate his birthday with a screening of the hilarious hit film. Afterwards, check out the library’s Paddington books! A young talking bear stows away to the London of his dreams in search of a new home. Arriving alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family who offer him a temporary home - if he can stay out ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Fri, January 11, 7:00 PM

Cinema 505, Montclair

Double Feature: Primal Scream with Made a Movie, ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 01/11/2019 7:00pm 01/11/2019 10:30pm America/New_York Double Feature: Primal Scream with Made a Movie, Lived to Tell

Join us for a double feature of 1988’s sci-fi cult classic PRIMAL SCREAM, and MFF 2018’s MADE A MOVIE, LIVED TO TELL, which tells the story of the making of PRIMAL SCREAM.

Set in an imagined future of 1993 (the film was actually shot in 1983), a terrifying, volatile new energy source known as Hellfire is being mined in outer space. Conflicting, nefarious interests (from the ...

505 Bloomfield Avenue Montclair, NJ 07042
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Mon, January 14, 7:00 PM

Nutley Public Library, Nutley

Alexa Majana and Antonio Sanzone perform at the ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 01/14/2019 7:00pm 01/14/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Alexa Majana and Antonio Sanzone perform at the Nutley Public Library

Enjoy a concert of classical favorites performed by two talented and award-winning pianists at the Nutley Public Library on Monday, January 14th at 7 p.m. Alexa Majana and Antonio Sanzone will perform pieces by Bach, Beethoven and Chopin as well as featuring some works by lesser known composers.

Alexa Majana is studying Piano Performance at Westminster Choir College and serves as their piano ...

93 Booth Drive Nutley, NJ 07110
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Tue, January 15, 3:00 PM

Nutley Masonic Lodge No. 75, Nutley

Red Cross Blood Drive in Nutley

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 01/15/2019 3:00pm 01/15/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Red Cross Blood Drive in Nutley

January is National Blood Donor Month and the American Red Cross is asking you to celebrate by donating blood in Nutley on Jan. 15, 2019. A blood drive will be held at Nutley Masonic Lodge No. 25, 175 Chestnut St. from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

According to the Red Cross, the critical role of blood and platelet donors has been celebrated each January for nearly 50 years during National Blood Donor ...

175 Chestnut St Nutley , NJ 07110
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Thu, January 17, 7:00 PM

Community Church of Cedar Grove, Cedar Grove

North Jersey Modern Quilt Guild in January

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 01/17/2019 7:00pm 01/17/2019 9:00pm America/New_York North Jersey Modern Quilt Guild in January

North Jersey Modern Quilt Guild

Meets on the third Thursday of each month at the Community Church of Cedar Grove, 65 Bowden Rd. Next meeting: Thursday Jan 17 at 7 pm.

Our members are experts and beginners of all ages who gather regularly in the spirit of art, education, and community and we welcome visitors and new members. Come to a meeting and see what we're about! Member benefits ...

65 Bowden Rd Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
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Fri, January 18, 2:30 PM

Holy Family Roman Catholic Church , Nutley

Knights of Columbus and Holy Family Church Blood ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 01/18/2019 2:30pm 01/18/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Knights of Columbus and Holy Family Church Blood Drive in Nutley

The Knights of Columbus and Holy Family Church are hosting a blood drive Fri. Jan. 18 from 2:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The post holiday season usually sees a drop off in donations. The government shutdown has resulted in many locations that normally would have been donation sites closing, thereby increasing the need blood donations.

This Friday, you can make a difference in the lives of people ...

28 Brookline Dr. Nutley, NJ 07110

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Bloomfield Holiday Tree Lighting and Skating Event Scheduled for Tuesday

December 9, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Township of Bloomfield’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting postponed last week due to bad weather has been rescheduled for Tuesday, December 10 at 6:30pm. The event will feature caroling by Bloomfield High School Choir and local Girls and Boy Scouts, and a visit from Santa Claus at 7:00pm.

From 5:00-9:00pm ice skating will also be offered on a first come, first served ...

Bloomfield's Most Electrifying Holiday Display Returns for 2019 This Friday

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The township's most electrifying holiday display returns Friday Dec. 13 with cocoa, music and enough lights to be seen by high-altitude aircraft.

Believed to be the largest display in Bloomfield, James is getting ready right now for the big night. While the display will be up for the season, Friday Dec. 13 is the "Grand Opening." Join James and the Joanow family ...

Thanksgiving: A Day to Be Thankful for What We Have in New Jersey 

In the 1620s, Pilgrims arrived in the New World seeking sanctuary from the religious persecution they experienced in England. The small number of Pilgrims established s colony in Plymouth, Massachusetts. 

The 1621 Plymouth feast and thanksgiving was prompted by a good harvest, which the Pilgrims celebrated with Native Americans, who helped them pass the last winter by giving them ...

NJ TRANSIT Launches New Online Performance Dashboard

As part of NJ TRANSIT’s commitment to improving service and transparency, and in support of Governor Phil Murphy’s Executive Order No. 80, NJ TRANSIT has launched a new Progress by the Numbers performance dashboard at njtransit.com/performance. The dashboard contains industry-standard metrics for on-time performance, mechanical reliability and the causes for delays and ...

'A Christmas Carol' Reverberates at Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ - When the spirited production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” begins, you’re inclined to think it’s a comedic take on grouchy Ebenezer Scrooge. But we soon see that the Neil Barlett adaptation of the tale does dwell on the dark side. The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has more than done justice to this familiar tale.

Dickens had a way of ...

'Cinderella' Shimmers at Paper Mill Playhouse

MILLBURN, NJ - The story of Cinderella and her prince seems to have ongoing appeal for all ages. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical glitters and shines with strong voices and sharp choreography by Joann M. Hunter. Director Mark Hoebee has brought a loving, affectionate touch to this production. Artistic Director Mark S.Hoebee brings affectionate insights to this production,

The play leans ...

Superintendent Addresses Safety Concerns After Threat Against Verona High School

December 9, 2019

VERONA, NJ - The following was sent by Verona Superintendent of Schools Dr. Rui Dionisio after alleged threats were made against Verona High School on Sunday.

Dear Verona Community Members,

At approximately 8:30 p.m. this evening, the Verona Public Schools administration received information about a potential threat to Verona High School. The alleged threat came in the form of an electronic ...

The Champ is Here: Shakur Stevenson Comes Home to Brick City

NEWARK, NJ — Featherweight boxing champion Shakur Stevenson received a raucous welcome home on Saturday evening at Newark Symphony Hall, where the 19-year-old Newark native relished high praise from fans and officials.

Stevenson’s return to his hometown marked the official recognition and celebration of his October WBO win against Joet Gonzalez, who lost to Stevenson after 12 ...

Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce Santa Parade - TAPinto Photo Gallery

December 8, 2019

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The annual Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce Santa Parade stepped off at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 7.  The parade followed its usual route down Lafayette Avenue and ended behind the Louis Bay 2nd Library where locals could gather, be entertained by bands and costumed characters, and check out local vendors.

With excellent weather and crisp cool air, the gathered crowds ...

One Vets’ Journey from Jumping Out of Planes to Caring for NJ Students

CAMDEN, NJ – Andrew Anderson was in his early 20’s when he jumped out of an airplane. 

It wasn’t the first time he’d done it. 

In fact, Sgt. Anderson had been making jumps for years at that point as a para-professional and member of the US Army’s 82nd Airborne. That day, a routine training operation at Fort Benning, a US army outpost that straddles ...

She Lost Part of Her Leg. That Didn’t Stop this NJ Soul Food Chef

December 9, 2019

BelleJohns’ Soul Food has found success over the past few years, but things would be different if chef and owner Jewel Domino had believed what her doctors told her a year ago.

Last November, she was hit by a drunk driver, which resulted in her losing the bottom half of her left leg, Domino said. After many surgeries, she learned to manage her pain and walk with a prosthetic. And she did ...

Meadowlands Environmentalist Hackensack Riverkeeper Transforms Polluted NJ Industrial Sites

December 6, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- At this year’s New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference, TAPintoTV spoke with Captain Bill Sheehan of Hackensack Riverkeeper, about his organization and their efforts to revitalize the Hackensack River Watershed. 

Among its missions, Hacksensack Riverkeeper collaborates with planners to ensure that land use decisions reflect science and adhere to all ...

ArtPride NJ Highlights Economic Impact of Investment in the Arts

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- At this year’s New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference, TAPintoTV spoke with Megan LoBue, Development Manager for ArtPride New Jersey, about the organization’s resources and latest arts initiatives. 

ArtPride NJ supports New Jersey’s creative community and is widely viewed as the go-to source for research, innovative programs and services, and ...

The Jaffe Briefing - December 9, 2019

TRENTON – Even if you’re a reclusive baby boomer who does not know a vaper from a viper, you surely know there are serious health concerns with e-cigarettes. There was some tension at a roundtable on the subject hosted by NJ Spotlight on Friday. Sparks flew, as anti-vaping and pro-vaping advocates engaged. The only thing missing was a vaper blowing vape in an opponent’s ...

SUEZ and The Shauger Group Make Thanksgiving Memorable for Local Families

December 1, 2019

Carrying on their tradition of spreading kindness during the holidays, SUEZ and The Shauger Group once again teamed up to make the Thanksgiving holiday a special one for local families.

Together, SUEZ and The Shauger Group​ donated 600 Thanksgiving meals to the municipalities of East Orange, Orange, Bloomfield, and Irvington, as well as to Saint Cecilia’s Roman ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Elizabeth Clee of TAPinto Clark

The featured TAPinto franchisee for December 2019 is Elizabeth Clee of TAPinto Clark.  Elizabeth, a former Human Resources corporate warrior, has used her corporate background and business experience to create her own successful, profitable business while giving back to the community at the same time. 

Q. Why did you want to franchise your  TAPinto site? What caused ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Ed Barmakian of TAPinto Chatham

The featured TAPinto franchisee for November 2019 is Ed Barmakian of TAPinto Chatham.  Ed, a former veteran reporter and editor at The Star-Ledger and longtime Chatham resident, has been able to utilize his skills to create the go-to news source for the residents of Chatham Borough and Chatham Township, and a profitable business for himself.  

Q. Why did you want to ...

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 ...

America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie

America’s First Daughter  by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie (William Morrow, 2016)

 

Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence, was a complicated man. The narrative of America’s First Daughter, told in the voice of Jefferson’s adoring daughter, Patsy, gives us Jefferson, the hero. However, as Patsy matures, she can’t deny that her ...

National Tax Security Awareness Week, Day 4: IRS, Security Summit warns business owners about being a target for identity thieves

December 5, 2019

Amid threats from cybercriminals, the IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry urges employers large and small to step up cybersecurity protections against business identity theft.

Identity thieves are displaying a sophisticated knowledge of the tax code and industry filing practices as they attempt to obtain valuable data to help file fraudulent returns. To address this and protect ...

A Candlelight Tour & Reading of "A Christmas Carol" at the Kingsland Manor

The Kingsland Manor presents

A Candlelight Tour and Reading of

“A Christmas Carol”

December 20th, 2019 from 7 to 10 pm

Step back into the 19th century as you listen to a classic holiday story, "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, read by John McCullough in the Kingsland Manor ballroom.

A candlelight tour of the Manor and holiday refreshments will follow ...

Representative Sherrill Announces “12 Days of SALT” Campaign on the House Floor to Lift the Federal Cap on State and Local Tax (SALT) Deduction

Washington, DC – With 12 days left on the legislative calendar, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) launched a “12 Days of SALT” campaign on the House Floor to urge the House to lift the federal cap on state and local tax (SALT) deduction before the end of 2019.

“I rise today on behalf of the taxpayers of North Jersey,” said Representative ...

New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Johnson Statement on Trump Administration’s ‘Simply Wrong’ New SNAP Rule

(TRENTON) – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson released the following statement today on the Trump Administration’s new SNAP rule:

“We are deeply disappointed to see the Trump Administration finalize a rule that will, when fully implemented, threaten food assistance benefits for as many as 12,000 New Jerseyans. 

“New Jersey has been able ...

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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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Jackson – Dolores V. Buerkle, 90, formerly of South Plainfield died Saturday, August 24, 2019 ...
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Meadowlands Environmentalist Hackensack Riverkeeper Transforms Polluted NJ Industrial Sites

December 6, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- At this year’s New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference, TAPintoTV spoke with Captain Bill Sheehan of Hackensack Riverkeeper, about his organization and their efforts to revitalize the Hackensack River Watershed. 

Among its missions, Hacksensack Riverkeeper collaborates with planners to ensure that land use decisions reflect science and adhere to all ...