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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 ...

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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
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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
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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 Holiday Tree Lighting and Skating Event Re-Scheduled To Dec. 16

December 10, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Township of Bloomfield’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting postponed last week due to bad weather has been rescheduled again due to weather, it is now Monday Dec. 16 at 6:30 p.m. . 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 ...

Bloomfield Cruisers Hold Annual Toy Drive Event

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Bloomfield Cruisers Car Club, a nonprofit organization, will host its annual Toy Drive event this Friday, December 13, 6-9PM at Old Canal Inn in Nutley. The cover charge is $5 pp and an unwrapped toy valued about $15.

 

The Cruisers' event helps the Bloomfield Police Department annual tradition of assisting families with holiday gifts. The goal is to fill ...

Lame-Duck Session in New Jersey: What Can They Get Done? 

The period of time between Election Day in early November, and when a new Governor or new legislators take the oath of office in January is often fraught with many twists and turns. In the middle of lots of holiday festivities, there's a rush to try to get stuff done.

Congress in 1933, passed the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, as President Hoover was leaving the White House, and newly ...

Rush Hour at the Port Authority Bus Terminal

During rush hour every evening, your bus is one of more than 1,200 NJ TRANSIT bus departures from the Port Authority Bus Terminal. In this video, we go behind the scenes of the world’s busiest bus terminal to see the incredible team effort that keeps all these buses moving.

The Port Authority Bus Terminal services more than 260,000 daily customers for both local and long-distance ...

'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 ...

NYC Pauses Moving Homeless Families to Newark

December 9, 2019

NEWARK, NJ — New York City has agreed to temporarily stop sending homeless families to Newark through the Special One-Time Assistance program pending the court’s ruling on an injunction over the issue.

Through SOTA an estimated 1,200 of New York City's homeless were relocated to Newark apartments, regardless of the spaces' living conditions, with no ...

Superintendent Addresses Safety Concerns After Threat Against Verona High School

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 ...

Fallen JCPD Detective Had Bayonne Roots

December 10, 2019

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Jersey City Police Detective Joseph Seals, killed in the line of duty on Tuesday, was a Bayonne native, according to two people who shared their memories of the respected law enforcement official with TAPinto Bayonne.

“He was the nicest guy,” Carissa Golomb said. “He always made everyone laugh.”

Seals, 39, is survived by his wife and five children, ...

Five Suspected Overdoses in Red Bank Home Leave 2 Dead, 3 in Hospital

RED BANK, NJ:  When contacted, Red Bank Police Chief Darren McConnell said, “Last night around 12:30am we responded to a wellbeing check at 85 Bank Street, Red Bank.  Officers found 5 Male subjects unresponsive.  EMS from Red Bank (Alert Ambulance), as well as surrounding towns and MONOC paramedics responded.”

Two victims were pronounced dead at the scene and ...

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 ...

NJ Needs To Protect Religious Freedom As It Seeks Public Health Solutions

December 9, 2019

On Thursday, December 12, the Senate Health Committee will be meeting to vote on S2173, a bill that would restrict or remove religious exemptions to mandatory vaccinations, thus prohibiting 35,500 children from attending New Jersey schools. 

But let’s stop pretending this is about the 2.6% of NJ families who are using religious exemptions. It isn’t.  It is a ...

Millennial Councilwoman Encourages Younger Generations to Get Involved in Local Government

December 10, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with Crystal Pruitt, Councilwoman of Franklin Township, at the 2019 New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference. Pruitt is currently the youngest person on the Franklin Township Council, and we spoke with her about her background, goals, and advice for millennials who want to get more politically active. 

Pruitt, who is also Chief of Staff for ...

Meadowlands Environmentalist Hackensack Riverkeeper Transforms Polluted NJ Industrial Sites

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 ...

The Jaffe Briefing - December 10, 2019

CLARKSBORO – Months after “Popeye the Peacock” was shot and subsequently put to sleep, this stunned Gloucester County community is still grappling for answers, the Philly Inquirer reports. Popeye was the informal mascot of the town, showing up here and there. The friendly peacock travelled the countryside too, known in other places as Petey, Mikey, and/or Kevin. But then ...

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 ...

Three events kick-start Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival 2020

December 9, 2019

Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival will kick-start its fourth festival in 2020 with three notable events, worthy of being festival headliners in themselves.

On Wednesday January 22 2020, iconic author ​Isabel Allende​ will visit Montclair as part of her book launch tour to talk about ​A Long Petal of the Sea/​ ​Largo pétalo de mar​. This masterful work of ...

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

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 ...

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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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Millennial Councilwoman Encourages Younger Generations to Get Involved in Local Government

December 10, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with Crystal Pruitt, Councilwoman of Franklin Township, at the 2019 New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference. Pruitt is currently the youngest person on the Franklin Township Council, and we spoke with her about her background, goals, and advice for millennials who want to get more politically active. 

Pruitt, who is also Chief of Staff for ...