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Sat, February 29, 10:00 AM

Library Theater Room, Bloomfield

Bloomfield Community Gardens Annual Seed Swap

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Add to My Calendar 02/29/2020 10:00am 02/29/2020 12:00pm America/New_York Bloomfield Community Gardens Annual Seed Swap

Meet fellow gardeners and bring organic seeds to swap and share at the Bloomfield Community Gardens Annual Seed Swap event on Saturday, February 29, 2020, from 10:00 am – 12 pm in the Bloomfield, NJ Library Theater Room (under the children’s library)

Learn about heritage and heirloom plant varieties, about our two community gardens spaces located at Pulaski Park and Milbank Park, ...

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Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia Urges Residents to Complete Census as Census Bureau Makes Operational Adjustments Due to COVID-19

March 26, 2020

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia is asking residents who have not yet responded to the 2020 Census to do so as soon as possible. The Census questionnaire takes just minutes to complete and is available online at https://2020census.gov/en.html. The response rate in Bloomfield as of March 24 is 25.3% however, there is still time for those who have not yet filled out the survey to ...

Bloomfield Allowing Residents to Park in all School Lots Effective Immediately

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield Mayor Michael Venezia has announced today that township residents may now park in all Bloomfield Public Schools parking lots until the state of emergency is lifted and schools reopen. Many residents are required to stay home making on street parking very difficult and available space hard to find.

“I started noticing throughout the township, there were fewer ...

'Conscience' Recreates Red Scare Clash

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ - A riveting, timely play is now on view at George Street Playhouse, exploring the conflict between Senators Margaret Chase Smith and Joseph McCarthy.

With the red scare taking place in the U.S., Smith became concerned that McCarthy had created an atmosphere of fear, where citizens were afraid to speak out. They might be labeled Communists or Fascists. Countless careers and ...

Covid-19 Test Center Opens in Essex County

March 25, 2020

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., Freeholder President Brendan Gill and Vice President Wayne Richardson announced that Essex County will be opening a drive-through testing site for Essex County residents who are symptomatic of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Essex County Weequahic Park in Newark. The site will open on Thursday, March 26th and Saturday, ...

Montclair State University: Commencement Will Be Postponed Until Further Notice

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, Montclair State University officials announced that the 2020 commencement has been postponed.

Officials cited public safety and Governor Murphy's Executive orders are reasons for the postponement.

MSU President Susan Cole wrote, "Because of the current health crisis, it is simply not possible to say when or how we will ...

New Jersey Date Night: Cuddle Up with Dinner & a Movie

March 28, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Hunkering down home-side is the rule of the day. And while chez living room is getting a little repetitive, jazzing up a stay-at-home rendez vous is definitely possible; it just takes a little creativity and a little help from the resources at hand.  Luckily, many New Jersey restaurants and shops are ...

PTSD Effects Local Veteran

March 2, 2020

Imagine living every day, struggling internally, with no one to turn to, even though you are known as a hero.

For a fellow Belleville resident, PTSD has changed his life forever. This individual is a veteran, who suffers from severe PTSD after serving our nation for some time. As he is a hero among all of us, his lack or resources to cope with his disorder has left him with no home to go home ...

TAPinto CEO Speaks About the Impact of Local News During Coronavirus Pandemic

March 28, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Michael Shapiro, CEO & Publisher of TAPinto.net, spoke with Brian Brodeur of East Main Media this week to share how TAPinto has been an invaluable source of information for readers seeking local news to learn how the coronavirus pandemic has affected their own communities. 

Shapiro, who lives in Broward County, Florida, reports that his county is one of the ...

Steve Adubato Examines Ways to Prepare Students for the Business Element of E-Sports

NEW JERSEY -- Neil Malvone, Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Caldwell University, recently appeared on One-on-One with Steve Adubato, where he spoke about the booming e-sport gaming industry and the university’s new program to prepare students for careers in that growing field. 

“The studies are telling us that e-sports will be a billion dollar industry by the end of ...

The Jaffe Briefing - March 27, 2020

TRENTON – Of all the doom and gloom in the economy, at least the state Labor Department employees are getting a wistful chuckle at the mountain of unemployment requests suddenly dumped on their plate. How, exactly, will they be able to process this immediate 1,500% spike in requests, as nearly 156,000 New Jerseyans found themselves promptly dismissed from work in the past week? Who ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Hope White of TAPinto Montville

The featured TAPinto franchisee for March 2020 is business executive and accountant Hope White, owner/publisher of TAPinto Montville.  

Q. Why did you want to franchise your TAPinto site? What caused you to choose Montville as your TAPinto location?

My family moved to Montville 8 years ago and at that time I decided to “retire” from my career ...

The Good Neighbor

The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant (Inkubator Books, 2020)

 Recently I was at a doctor’s appointment and my physician asked if I had read anything good lately. Then she offered a tip to read The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant. 

The Good Neighbor starts off with an intriguing Prologue. In fact, the first line of the novel reads, “There was so much blood. It wasn’t ...

The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand

The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown, 2018)

 

Who is “the perfect couple”in Elin Hilderbrand’s novel The Perfect Couple. Is it Greer Garrison Winbury, famous mystery author, and her husband, Tag, the owners of the Summerland estate on Nantucket? Is it the Winbury’s son, Benji and his beautiful fiancé, Celeste Otis? Is it Celeste’s ...

Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham

Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham  (Doubleday, 2015)

 

Quirky lawyers as protagonists make for fun reading if they are three-dimensional and believable. Take Mickey Haller, “the Lincoln lawyer,” from Michael Connelly’s series. Haller, a defender of bottom feeders like drug lords, bicycle gang members, and drunk drivers, uses his Lincoln Town car as his law office. In ...

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 ...

THIN BLUE LINE FLAG FOUNDATION

March 24, 2020

Our MISSION

The Thin Blue Line Flag Foundation, Inc. is a non profit that was recently formed by retired Detectives Ed Dolan and Jorge Santana continuing the work that they did as President and Vice President of the JCPD DBA to support and honor Fallen Officers across the United States. The foundation presents families of the Fallen Officers with money and a custom made wooden flag with ...

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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TAPinto CEO Speaks About the Impact of Local News During Coronavirus Pandemic

March 28, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Michael Shapiro, CEO & Publisher of TAPinto.net, spoke with Brian Brodeur of East Main Media this week to share how TAPinto has been an invaluable source of information for readers seeking local news to learn how the coronavirus pandemic has affected their own communities. 

Shapiro, who lives in Broward County, Florida, reports that his county is one of the ...