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Tue, October 23, 7:00 PM

Clifton Public Library, Clifton

Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

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Add to My Calendar 10/23/2018 7:00pm 10/23/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

The Center for Advanced Bariatric Surgery at Mountainside Medical Center
Are you ready for real and permanent weight loss? Weight loss surgery can help you control your hunger, maintain a healthy weight, and reduce your risks for heart disease, hypertension and diabetes. If you’re obese and struggling to lose weight, you’re not alone.

Mountainside Medical Center can help. Attend a ...

292 Piaget Avenue Clifton, NJ 07011
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Wed, October 24, 7:00 PM

Mountainside Medical Center, Glen Ridge

Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 10/24/2018 7:00pm 10/24/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

The Center for Advanced Bariatric Surgery at Mountainside Medical Center
Are you ready for real and permanent weight loss? Weight loss surgery can help you control your hunger, maintain a healthy weight, and reduce your risks for heart disease, hypertension and diabetes. If you’re obese and struggling to lose weight, you’re not alone.

Mountainside Medical Center can help. Attend a ...

1 Bay Ave Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
Tour of the Birthing Center

Mon, October 29, 7:00 PM

Hospital Auditorium, Glen Ridge

Tour of the Birthing Center

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Add to My Calendar 10/29/2018 7:00pm 10/29/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Tour of the Birthing Center

Tour of the Labor & Delivery, Post-Partum & Nursery Units. You will feel comfortable knowing your baby will be born in a hospital whose primary concern is your health, comfort and safety. All your questions and concerns will be answered during this tour.

Free of charge.

1 Bay Ave Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

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Road Closures Announced for Annual Spirit Run in Bloomfield on Saturday Oct 27

October 23, 2018

On Saturday, October 27th, Sacred Heart Church will be hosting the 4th Annual Spirit Run/Walk 5K to benefit Mount Olivet Cemetery. Road closures will be in effect from 7AM through 11AM. Please see the attached map of the Race/Walk route in regards to road closures during the event. Police Officers will be on scene to assist with traffic. Every effort will be made to assist residents with ...

National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is October 21-27, 2018: What you Need to Know

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Nearly half a million children living in the United States have elevated blood lead levels that may cause significant damage to their health, estimates the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The estimate is based on children with a blood lead level of 5 micrograms per deciliter or higher using data from national surveys conducted in 2007-2008 and 2009-2010. Major ...

Bloomfield Police Department Blotter October 8 to 14, 2018

October 18, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The following police blotter has been issued by Lt. Anthony Sisco of the Bloomfield Police Department.

Shoplifting:

10/10/18-Justin Hill Age 30 of Bloomfield, NJ- Officers responded to 8 Franklin Street (Stop & Shop) on a report of a shoplifter in custody. Mr. Hill was observed placing 2 four packs of Red Bull valued at $17.00 in a yellow plastic bag. He then ...

Heller 4 BOE - Candidate Statement - Checkbox2

October 21, 2018

I ask for the voters' support in my candidacy for Bloomfield BOE.  I am Michael Heller, a 20-year resident with two daughters in district.  I have been an active parent-participant for over 9-years, a former Board Member, and hold the New Jersey School Boards Association Certified Board Member designation.

Education is changing and faces many challenges, and Bloomfield needs ...

Dick Wolfe for Bloomfield Board of Education Candidate Statement

My name is Dick Wolfe and I am running for the Bloomfield Board of Education, position #7 on the ballot. 

I want to clarify my position on an important issue that is one of the hot buttons of the campaign: Class III security officers in the elementary schools.

I have made statements in opposition. However, my opposition IS NOT based on my being unalterably opposed to the presence of ...

Essex County 2018 Italian Heritage Celebration

October 23, 2018

Newark, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. (center) hosted the 2018 Essex County Italian-American Heritage Month celebration on Friday, October 19th in the lobby of the Essex County Hall of Records.

During the cultural event, DiVincenzo recognized Cedar Grove resident Deborah DelVecchio, Director of Operations with Chrill Care, and Roseland resident Philip B. Alagia, Essex ...

Man Arrested in Connection with Maplewood Home Invasion and Sexual Assault

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - A suspect was arrested and taken into custody on Saturday in connection with the sexual assault and home invasion that occurred in Maplewood on Tuesday, Oct. 16, according to a statement from Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II and Maplewood Police Chief Jim DeVaul.

According to Stephens and DeVaul, "after an extensive investigation, ...

Mayor Andre Sayegh Announces New Motto to 'Put Paterson on the Map'

October 22, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- The votes have been counted and the City of Paterson has a new motto that, combined with the logo unveiled at last week’s city council meeting, will be used to highlight opportunities for potential new residents, businesses, and investors to help spur the historic city’s renaissance forward.

By a wide margin, Mayor Andre Sayegh said at a Monday press conference, ...

New Brunswick Firefighter Aids Hurricane Victims, Says Community was 'Leveled'

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida panhandle as a Category 4 storm blowing down trees and power lines, destroying homes and killing 26 people. New Brunswick Fire Capt. Douglas Burrell saw the damage first-hand as part of a rescue team sent to the scene.

"This looked much more like a humongous wide tornado. It just leveled everything," Burrell ...

Lavallette Beach Unveils Brendan Tevlin Memorial Playground

October 12, 2018

LAVALLETTE, NJ — A New Jersey State Police helicopter flew overhead and members of the United States Coast Guard floated nearby as hundreds celebrated the grand opening of a playground recently built in Lavallette Beach in memory of Livingston resident Brendan Tevlin a little more than four years after he was fatally shot in West Orange.

Firefighters and other volunteers from across the ...

FEMA Forgives Belmar’s $4.4 Million Loan for Superstorm Sandy Recovery

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar will not have to pay back a $4.4 million federal community disaster loan after completing a tedious process that documented how the borough used the funds for its recovery from Superstorm Sandy.

The borough learned last week that the Federal Emergency Management Agency has forgiven the loan, which it received to help the borough remain fiscally stable after the ...

My Life Took A Detour on the Way to the NFL

October 23, 2018

My goal in life was always to make it to the NFL….to be able to support myself and my family by means of the game that I love and for which I have a great deal of passion.

On October 16, 2010, I suffered a severe spinal injury during a game against the Army Black Knights when I attempted to tackle Malcolm Brown. As soon as I hit the ground, I realized that I could not move because I ...

Letter to the Editor: Mikie Sherril is Listening

Dear Editor, 

In the race to be New Jersey’s next 11th Congressional district  representative, there is only one candidate who supports a woman’s right to choose. Her name is Mikie Sherrill, a former Navy helicopter pilot and federal prosecutor.

Her opponent, Republican Jay Webber, has aggressively fought for years to defund Planned Parenthood, a non profit that ...

Back Saving Back To School Tips From Pro Staff Physical Therapy

NUTLEY, NJ- With each passing school year it seems that backpacks are getting progressively bigger and definitely heavier. Pass any school as children are coming or going and, judging by the the size of the packs on their backs, it may look like a group of explorers preparing to scale Mt. Everest. Although it's difficult to get away from your child having to lug a heavy backpack to and ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey and the Passaic County Department of Health Partner to Provide Local Community with Access to Healthcare

October 23, 2018

WAYNE, NJ - Susan G. Komen North Jersey partnered with the Passaic County Department of Health & the Board of Chosen Freeholders to provide the local community with access to healthcare during the 2018 Women’s Wellness Expo.

“We know that if we can provide better access to quality, timely breast cancer care, we could possibly save the lives of a third of the people dying from ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Promotes Awareness and Access at Women's Wellness Expo in Wayne NJ

WAYNE, NJ — The Susan G. Komen North Jersey promotes local community awareness and access to high quality breast cancer care at the 2018 Women's Wellness Expo.

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Executive Director Kelly E. Nagle spoke to TAPinto TV staff at the event, which took place at Passaic County Technical Institute in Wayne, New Jersey.

"Komen's mission is to save lives ...

The Jaffe Briefing - October 23, 2018

TRENTON - Pot smokers aren't your only typical slackers. Apparently, the New Jersey Legislature is a little sluggish these days, as well, when it comes to keeping with its self-imposed deadline to vote on legalizing pot. Everyone around the bong has been talking about Oct. 29, the deadline for the big vote. But now that vote could happen by Dec. 17, as lawmakers make sure they have the ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Anna Sandler and Fred Smith of TAPinto SOMA

This issue of TAPinto Featured Franchisee highlights TAPinto South Orange and Maplewood with the site's owner Fred Smith and lead editor Anna Sandler. Check out the interview to find out how owning and operating a TAPinto site came at the most opportune time for these NJ residents.
 
Q. When did you join TAPinto.net?
I first joined TAPinto in 2014 as a sales and ...

The Liberators

The Liberators: America’s Witnesses to the Holocaust by Michael Hirsh (Bantom Books, 2010)

 

“It was bad. It was very, very bad,” said Jay Dakelman, a medic with the 3rd Army Corps of Engineers during World War II. He was describing to me the first moment that he stepped into a concentration camp, somewhere in Germany, during the final months of World War II. Jay ...

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan (Anchor Books, 2013)

 

Crazy Rich _________________. Fill in the blank with almost any ethnicity on the face of the earth, and the story will probably be similar from culture to culture. At the economic apex of every society one can expect to have the wealthiest, most self-indulgent, controlling people. When taken from that point of view, even though ...

The Race to Save the Romanovs

The Race to Save the Romanovs by Helen Rappaport (St. Martin’s Press, 2018)

On July 18, 1918, amidst the backdrop of the First World War and violent revolutions occurring within Russia, the entire Imperial Romanov family was executed while in captivity. As the 100th anniversary of the horrific murder of the Imperial Family approached in the summer of 2018, author Helen Rappaport felt ...

The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin

The Swans of Fifth Avenue by Melanie Benjamin (Bantam, 2016)

 

Just a few months ago I published a Retro-Review of In Cold Blood, written by one of the greatest 20 century American authors, Truman Capote. For those of us who remember seeing the more than eccentric writer, who was chased by the demons of self-loathing his entire life, on late night television in the 1960s and 70s, ...

Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund Endorses Mikie Sherrill for Congress

October 23, 2018

FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Everytown for Gun Safety Action Fund announced their endorsement of U.S. Navy veteran and former Assistant U.S. Attorney Mikie Sherrill for New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District.

“We are proud to support these candidates, who have pledged to put public safety ahead of gun lobby priorities,” said John Feinblatt, President of Everytown for Gun Safety.

Booker Announces New Bill Aimed at Combating Wealth Inequality

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) today announced new legislation aimed at giving every American child a fair shot at economic mobility.

The American Opportunity Account Act aims to mitigate the growing wealth gap between American families by creating a seed savings account for every American child when they are born. The funds would sit in an interest-bearing account that ...

Realtors Endorse Mikie Sherrill for Congress

Fairfield, NJ -- Today the National Association of Realtors PAC endorsed Mikie Sherrill for Congress in New Jersey’s 11th District.

“Mikie Sherrill understands that homeownership is part of the American Dream,” said Angela Sicoli, Century21 Award Agency, Broker. “In New Jersey, home ownership can grow our economy, fuel job creation, and make our state a destination for ...

Essex County Clerk Sponsors Early Voting By Mail (VBM) Centers

NEWARK, NJ - Two Early Voting Facilities will be opened to Essex County Registered Voters. The Essex County Clerk’s Office, Christopher J. Durkin, County Clerk will open an additional Early Voting Center located at the South Mountain Recreation Complex, Turtle Back Zoo (TBZ) Education Building, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052. Registered Voters can cast their Vote in person ...

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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Susan G. Komen North Jersey and the Passaic County Department of Health Partner to Provide Local Community with Access to Healthcare

October 23, 2018

WAYNE, NJ - Susan G. Komen North Jersey partnered with the Passaic County Department of Health & the Board of Chosen Freeholders to provide the local community with access to healthcare during the 2018 Women’s Wellness Expo.

“We know that if we can provide better access to quality, timely breast cancer care, we could possibly save the lives of a third of the people dying from ...