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Sat, September 28, 4:00 PM

Glenmont Home of Thomas Edison, West Orange

Thomas Edison's Glenmont Garden Party

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Add to My Calendar 09/28/2019 4:00pm 09/28/2019 6:30pm America/New_York Thomas Edison's Glenmont Garden Party

Join the Friends of Edison National Historical Park to celebrate Thomas Edison and Summer! Enjoy live music, local delicious food, and sip a signature cocktail while touring the beautiful Glenmont estate gardens. Friends of Edison members are $45; non-members $50. Order tickets by Sept.15, and get more info on www.friendsofedison.org.


12 Honeysuckle Avenue West Orange, NJ 07052
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Sat, September 28, 4:00 PM

Dey Mansion, Wayne

Dey Mansion Garden Extravaganza and Ribbon Cutting

Giving Back Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 09/28/2019 4:00pm 09/28/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Dey Mansion Garden Extravaganza and Ribbon Cutting

Join the Friends of Dey Mansion Inc., for an evening of food, games, and live music to celebrate the completion of the Mansion's garden restoration project.

199 Totowas Road Wayne, NJ 07470
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Sat, October 5, 11:00 AM

Garibaldi Hall, Roseland

Native Plants in Landscape Design: Gardening for ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/05/2019 11:00am 10/05/2019 12:00pm America/New_York Native Plants in Landscape Design: Gardening for Beauty & Ecological Impact

The Native Plant Society of NJ - Essex Chapter, announces a free public lecture on Saturday, October 5, from 11 a.m. –noon at Garibaldi Hall, 621A Eagle Rock Ave. in Roseland. A plant and seed sale will follow the lecture at noon. Fall is an excellent time to plant!

The event is free and open to the public but pre-registration is required.

Dr. Randi Eckel, founder of Toadshade ...

621A Eagle Rock Avenue Roseland, NJ 07068
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Mon, October 7, 7:30 PM

Maplewood Memorial Library, Maplewood

Maplewood Garden Club Presents “Deer Resistant ...

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Add to My Calendar 10/07/2019 7:30pm 10/07/2019 9:30pm America/New_York Maplewood Garden Club Presents “Deer Resistant Native Plants”

Join the Maplewood Garden Club on Monday, October 7, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood, when Michael Van Clef discusses his favorite topic, “Deer Resistant Native Plants.” Mike will explain various landscape uses for native plants ranging from meadow patches to formal gardens, focusing on the selection of native plants based on their functions and ...

51 Baker Street Maplewood, NJ 07040-1713
Brite Nites 2019

Fri, October 11, 6:45 PM

Wagner Farm Arboretum, Warren

Brite Nites 2019

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Add to My Calendar 10/11/2019 6:45pm 10/11/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Brite Nites 2019

Returning for an 8th year, Wagner Farm Arboretum's spectacular Halloween-themed event "Brite Nites" showcases an elaborate display of intricately and creatively hand-carved and lighted pumpkins. These breathtaking pumpkin sculptures have been updated with new themes, LED bulbs, and new special effects. Your outdoor journey will take you through a multitude of ...

197 Mountain Avenue Warren, NJ 07059
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Sat, October 19, 9:00 AM

Kingsland Manor, Nutley

Floral Design Workshop at the Kingsland Manor

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Add to My Calendar 10/19/2019 9:00am 10/19/2019 12:30pm America/New_York Floral Design Workshop at the Kingsland Manor

Kingsland Manor continues its series of hands-on classes with a second adventure in floral design -- just in time for the fall holidays!

This 3.5-hour workshop will teach two fun skills: tole painting and floral design. You will first learn the art of painting on glass as you create a unique vase with a pumpkin motif. While the paint dries, we'll take a short break for coffee and snacks.

3 Kingsland Street Nutley, NJ 07110
Square Foot Gardening

Mon, October 21, 1:00 PM

MONTCLAIR

Square Foot Gardening

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Add to My Calendar 10/21/2019 1:00pm 10/21/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Square Foot Gardening

Mark your calendar for the Garden Club of Montclair’s October Program Meeting "Square Foot Gardening” at 1PM. Meet Althea Llewellyn, a certified Square Foot Gardening Instructor and Master Gardener. Ms. Llewellyn will demonstrate the principals of square foot gardening and suggest on how to incorporate these simple practices to fit your garden spaces and to produce a bountiful ...

21 VAN VLECK STREET MONTCLAIR, NJ 07042

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Bloomfield Bengals Girls Softball and Levandoski-Grillo Funeral Home Host Toy Drive Today

December 14, 2019

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Levandoski - Grillo Funeral Home and the Bloomfield Bengals Girls Softball Team are co-hosting a toy drive Saturday Dec. 14.

New, unwrapped toys can be dropped off at the funeral home between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. As a part of the celebration of giving back to the community, there will be cocoa, cookies and snacks for everyone to enjoy. 

All the toys collected will be ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

Governor Murphy Celebrates Milestone for Latest Class of NJ TRANSIT Locomotive Engineers

Governor Phil Murphy and NJ TRANSIT President and CEO Kevin Corbett this week recognized NJ TRANSIT’s latest locomotive engineer training class for completing their formal training.

This unique pilot class consisted of assistant conductors training to become locomotive engineers by leveraging their knowledge of the railroad.  The class of eleven trainees will be graduating ...

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 ...

Three Swastikas Found on Desks at Montclair High School

December 12, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Two student desks were removed from a classroom at Montclair High School after three swastikas were discovered, officials announced.

Montclair High School administrators have reported the offensive vandalism to Montclair Police and the incident is currently under investigation. Principal Anthony Grosso, in a letter to parents, confirmed that this was the second act of hate ...

Newark Unveils Ironbound Wi-Fi

NEWARK, NJ — Businesses, residents and visitors to Ferry Street can now seamlessly connect through a free, Wi-Fi network called “Ironbound Wi-Fi.”

The network stems from eight wireless access points along Ferry Street from Union Street to Merchant Street, and project officials have plans to expand the system. The Wi-Fi bleeds about a block off of Ferry Street, where ...

NJ Soldier Surprises Young Sons With Visit to School

December 15, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ - A member of the New Jersey Army National Guard on Friday surprised his 5-year-old boys by showing up at Jefferson School while they were singing holiday music.

Guardsman James Rueter found himself covered in hugs from his 5-year-old twin sons, Bennett and Nathan, preschool students at the school in Succasunna.

Reuter was stationed in Jordan for the ...

Other NJ News: Officials Say Slain Jersey City Detective Likely Thwarted Larger Attack

BAYONNE, NJ — Jersey City Police Det. Joseph Seals, a Bayonne native, as well as two walking Jersey City patrol officers may have averted a planned terrorist attack on a Jersey City yeshiva, said law enforcement officers investigating the attack on a Jewish grocery store that had most of the city at a standstill Tuesday. 

Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Wednesday the two ...

New Jersey Date Night: Holiday Outings to Light Up Your Heart

December 13, 2019

The holiday season is upon us and even though we feel pulled in every possible direction, it’s important to make time for our other halves. It may seem impossible with all the parties, school programs and work events, but scheduling a date is not only great for your relationship but a perfect way to celebrate the beauty of the winter holidays.

And when it comes to a beautiful ...

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 ...

HomeGrown Discovers the Magic of the Holiday Season at the Maplewood Dickens Village

December 14, 2019

MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- HomeGrown rings in its first holiday episode by paying a visit to Maplewood’s annual Dickens Village, a community celebration and tradition that takes place throughout the month of December. 

Each December for over 60 years, Ricalton Square in downtown Maplewood transforms into a replica of a London village from the time of Charles Dickens. Complete with miniature ...

Millennial Councilwoman Encourages Younger Generations to Get Involved in Local Government

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 ...

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STATEWIDE – To the dismay and disappointment of your local bodega owner, you no longer need to enter his corner store to buy your lottery tickets. Politicoreports on a new third-party app, called Jackpocket, in which you can simply swipe to buy tickets, create pools and collect your winnings, if you happen to be so lucky. Jackpocket launches today, claiming it is one of the most ...

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 ...

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 ...

Get ready for taxes: Here’s what to know about getting a tax refund

December 13, 2019

Tax returns, like snowflakes and thumbprints are unique and individual. So too, is each taxpayer’s refund. This is something for taxpayers to remember next year when someone they know says or posts on social media about receiving a federal tax refund.

Even though the IRS issues most refunds in less than 21 days, it’s possible a taxpayer’s refund may take longer. Several ...

Representative Sherrill Invites Handwritten Cards for Firemen's Home Heroes

PARSIPPANY, NJ – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced the launch of the “Holiday Cards for Heroes” program for the 2019 holiday season.

Constituents are invited to drop off holiday cards for retired members of the New Jersey Fire Services at Representative Sherrill’s District Office in Parsippany, starting today ...

Promoting Your Event to TAPinto's Readers is Easy and Affordable

Promoting your event is easy and affordable with TAPinto.net.  Click Login/Register on the top right corner of the site (if you are a first time contributor, register for free).   

Then click on "Submit Content" and select "Calendar Event Listing" and follow the instructions.

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

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 ...

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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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HomeGrown Discovers the Magic of the Holiday Season at the Maplewood Dickens Village

December 14, 2019

MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- HomeGrown rings in its first holiday episode by paying a visit to Maplewood’s annual Dickens Village, a community celebration and tradition that takes place throughout the month of December. 

Each December for over 60 years, Ricalton Square in downtown Maplewood transforms into a replica of a London village from the time of Charles Dickens. Complete with miniature ...