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Make Pasta Amazing with this Foodie Find: Bottarga Di Muggine (Cured Mullet Roe)

December 8, 2018

Where we found it: Eataly NYC Downtown

Last year, our au pair from Sardinia, a little island of Italy, brought home grated cured mullet roe from her trip to the city with friends.

“This is from my hometown!” Giulia told us, taking out a little jar of Bottarga Di Muggine. The next day, she made a simple dish of spaghetti with asparagus, sprinkling each bowl with a spoonful ...

Smile! TAPinto Bloomfield is on Instagram

December 9, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - TAPinto Bloomfield is on Instagram. 

 

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Essex County’s “Night of Conversation” Will Shine a Light on Substance Abuse and Promote Family Discussions About Substance Abuse This Tuesday

BLOOMFIELD — Essex County’s second annual “Night of Conversation,” a free family event designed to promote open and honest discussions about substance abuse, will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 11, at Bloomfield Middle School, 60 Huck Road.

The program is being sponsored by the Bloomfield Municipal Alliance Committee (BMAC), in partnership with Essex ...

Upcoming Events

Wed, December 12, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Paw Patrol & Top Wing: Nick Jr. Library Adventures

Arts & Entertainment Education Health & Wellness

Thu, December 13, 6:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Make Your Own Mug!

Arts & Entertainment Education Food & Drink Other

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Sat, December 15, 4:00 PM

Cinema505, Montclair

Lez Bomb

Arts & Entertainment

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Sun, December 16, 1:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Auditorium, Montclair

Kwanzaa: 52nd Annual Harvest Festival of African ...

Religions And Spirituality

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Sun, December 16, 3:00 PM

Bloomfield Middle School , Bloomfield

Bloomfield Civic Band Holiday Spectacular

Arts & Entertainment

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Mon, December 17, 7:00 PM

Hospital Auditorium, Glen Ridge

Tour of the Birthing Center

Health & Wellness

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Wed, December 19, 7:00 PM

Hospital Conference Room 2 (Ground Floor), Glen Ridge

Becoming a Parent

Health & Wellness

Advocacy Group Asks Federal Judge To Expand Newark's Lead Filter Program

December 11, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - The group that is suing Newark over elevated levels of lead has asked a federal judge to make the city extend its filter distribution program to the East Ward, according to court documents.

The city treats its water at two different locations: the Pequannock and Wanaque plants. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka and other city officials have routinely said East Ward residents do not ...

Hundreds Attend Montclair Township Tree Lighting

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of Montclair residents gathered to enjoy their visit with Santa, hot cocoa, live music and much more at the Montclair tree lighting this past Friday night.

The event, hosted by the Montclair Recreation & Cultural Affairs, the Montclair Center BID, and the FMBA, started at 5:00 with live music, followed by the tree being lit an hour later and Santa visiting ...

'Frugal' Resident Leaves Flemington Generous Gift

December 11, 2018

FLEMINGTON, N.J. – She lived frugally, her niece told Borough Council yesterday. And she lived “very privately.”

But after Jane Kitchin died at age 96, some are now discovering she was the millionaire next door.

Among the beneficiaries: Flemington Free Public Library, Mayor-elect Betsy Driver said. Kitchin’s will directs that $276,000 be left to the Main Street ...

Paterson Train Station Dedicated to Paterson Man Killed in Twin Towers Attack

PATERSON, NJ- On what would have been his 46th birthday friends and family of Paterson native Kenny Lira gathered with city officials on Sunday to officially dedicate the Paterson Train Station in his honor. Lira, 27 at the time, lost his life when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center's Twin Towers on September 11, 2001.

The temporary plaque which will be replaced with a ...

N.J. Congressman: Offshore Seismic Testing Threatens Ecosystem along Atlantic Coast

December 7, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In response to the Trump Administration’s announcement that it would approve requests for seismic airgun blasting in the Atlantic Ocean for geological surveying, U.S. Rep. Chris Smith has joined a House coalition pushing to end any prospects for offshore oil and gas drilling and exploration off the East Coast.

“Not here, not now, not ever,” said Smith ...

Belmar Sees Return of Two Endangered Species to Beachfront

BELMAR, NJ — The northern end of Belmar’s beachfront is quietly making a comeback that will please Mother Nature.

Piping plovers have returned to nest in the natural beach area near First Avenue, and the rare seabeach amaranth plant is sprouting along a strip of sand along the boardwalk between Third and Fourth Avenues. Both are federally endangered species that were recently ...

Repetitive Strain Injury Can Be Further Prevented by Proper Stretching

As a musician, there is no greater feeling than losing yourself in your instrument. However, playing any instrument frequently can lead to developing a repetitive strain injury. This can cause pain and make it difficult to play the music you love.

When faced with a repetitive strain injury, treating it quickly and efficiently is the best way to help you return to playing without pain. It is ...

Husky Foster Program at Tree-licious Orchards Provides a Better Life for Rescue Dogs

December 10, 2018

PORT MURRAY, NJ -- Tree-licious Orchards has a great reputation for their varieties of apples, fruits and vegetables, but it’s also known as a foster home for rescue husky dogs. “Our huskies just love life at the orchard,” said Tree-licious partner, Ginger Kesler.

Housing huskies at the farm started as a way to help reduce the orchard of critters and provide a better life for ...

Clinton's Fourchette Shares the Secrets of their Success as a Small Business

<!--block-->CLINTON, NJ -- TAPintoTV Senior Producer Kayla Galka recently stopped into Fourchette, a shop on Main Street here, and spoke with staff members about the secrets of the success behind this thriving small business.

Fourchette opened five years ago as a full-service cheese shop, with gourmet foods, imported French linens and unique home and kitchen goods. While ...

The Jaffe Briefing - December 11, 2018

MENDHAM - Not too long ago, the job of White House Chief of Staff was highly-coveted and well-respected for its massive influence within the Beltway. Now, it's the place you go to kill your career. There is a big "Help Wanted" sign hanging on the door knob at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., likely scrawled in crayon, and it looks like our very own former Gov. Chris Christie is once ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Bobbie Peer

This week's featured franchisee owns not one, not two, but three TAPinto franchises! Find out what she loves about owning and operating her own business, how she got started, and how she manages, TAPinto Berkeley Heights, TAPinto New Providence, and TAPinto Mountainside full-time.

Q: When did you join TAPinto.net?

Bobbie Peer: I started as a sales ...

All the Stars in the Heavens

All the Stars in the Heavens by Adriana Trigiani (Harper, 2015)

 

When I was a little girl, before there was colored television, sometimes I would watch a show where a beautiful, mature lady would enter a room through French doors, and greet her tv audience. The woman wore spectacular gowns that clung to her  curvy shape and sported big satin bows in the back. Her cheeks were like ...

The Real Lolita: the Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World

The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World by Sarah Weinman (Harper Collins, 2018)

Who would have thought that the “nymphet” of Humbert Humbert’s perverted fantasies in the famous Vladimir Nabokov novel, Lolita, published in the United States in 1958, was influenced greatly by an infamous kidnapping case that took place in Camden, ...

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine, 2013)

Jodi Picoult is the Law and Order author of our times. She uses stories “ripped from the headlines” as seeds for her plotlines and, thus, presents readers with a framework in which to discuss important societal issues, such as school shootings, teen suicides, and organ transplants. Picoult’s writing is compelling, and many of ...

The Couple Next Door

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena (Penguin, 2016)

 

For those readers who love thrillers, Shari Lapena’s The Couple Next Door, has the elements of a fine one. After all, stories about baby kidnappings are gripping as aficionados of the genre know. If the cops don’t get the stolen baby back within the first few hours of the kidnapping, chances are, the baby is dead ...

Partners for Health Foundation Awards $100,000 in Community Impact Awards

December 9, 2018

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, Partners for Health Foundation awarded 10 Community Impact Awards, and grants totaling $100,000, to recognize nonprofit organizations and individuals making a significant difference in the health and well-being of local communities. The awardees were selected from 65 nominations that cited contributions in areas such as hunger, homelessness, chronic disease ...

N.J. High School Seniors Can Apply For Ag Achievement Award By Jan. 10

MANALAPAN, N.J. — New Jersey residents who are entering their senior year in high school this fall and are planning a career in agriculture or science may apply for the New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award.  One winner will be selected and awarded a scholarship to honor their achievements.

The New Jersey Agricultural Achievement Award, sponsored by Dr. Amy Butewicz, a former ...

Essex County Turtle Back Zoo to Hold Docent Training Class

Essex County Turtle Back Zoo is recruiting volunteers for the 2019 Docent Class. Docents are volunteer educators who give educational talks, act as tour guides, and are stationed throughout the Zoo to provide information to visitors about the Zoo and its animal collection. This is a highly selective volunteer position and training is required.

“Our Docents help every visitor have an ...

Kwanzaa at MPL: 52nd Annual Harvest Festival of African Culture

Montclair Public Library proudly invites friends and neighbors of the community to the 52nd Annual Harvest Festival of African Culture (and the Library’s 30th year celebrating Kwanzaa).

We are excited to welcome back Mama Yaa, of Pyramyd Dance Company, who will kick off the event with a traditional Kwanzaa libation ceremony at the Ancestral Table and the lighting of the Seven Candles.

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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Husky Foster Program at Tree-licious Orchards Provides a Better Life for Rescue Dogs

December 10, 2018

PORT MURRAY, NJ -- Tree-licious Orchards has a great reputation for their varieties of apples, fruits and vegetables, but it’s also known as a foster home for rescue husky dogs. “Our huskies just love life at the orchard,” said Tree-licious partner, Ginger Kesler.

Housing huskies at the farm started as a way to help reduce the orchard of critters and provide a better life for ...