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Flamenco Para Los Niños

Sun, February 24, 2:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Flamenco Para Los Niños

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/24/2019 2:00pm 02/24/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Flamenco Para Los Niños

(All ages welcome)
Auditorium
Registration recommended
Admission Nation​ of Montclair returns with their riveting presentation of Spain’s ancient music and dance form known as Flamenco. With its colorful costumes and passionate sounds, this singular cultural program is expressly designed for children and their families. Please join the Youth Services Department as we explore the rich ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair , NJ 07042
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Tue, February 26, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Binge TV: The Handmaid's Tale - Sex, Gender, ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/26/2019 7:00pm 02/27/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Binge TV: The Handmaid's Tale - Sex, Gender, Dystopia

Examine discourses of language, power, gender, and sexuality by watching and discussing Hulu’s grueling adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s "The Handmaid’s Tale." We will unpack how elements of Atwood’s patriarchy are reflected in present-day discourses of romance, economy, and the female body.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Wed, February 27, 11:00 AM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Basketmaking:South Jersey Berry Baskets

Food & Drink Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 02/27/2019 11:00am 02/27/2019 3:30pm America/New_York Basketmaking:South Jersey Berry Baskets

When you think of New Jersey you think of Blueberries and Strawberries and this berry basket was used for both. Come and enjoy making these baskets as well as learning the history behind them.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Wed, February 27, 11:00 AM

Verona Community Center, Verona

CASA: Court Appointed Special Advocates ...

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 02/27/2019 11:00am 02/27/2019 12:00pm America/New_York CASA: Court Appointed Special Advocates Informational Meeting in Verona

Over 1,700 abused and neglected children in Essex County are currently without a permanent home. CASA volunteers work to ensure that essential services are made available to these children while helping to move them toward safe and permanent homes. All it takes is 1 hour to find out how you can make an impact on their lives.

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880 Bloomfield Ave. Verona, NJ 07044
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Wed, February 27, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

American Immigration History

Education Government

Add to My Calendar 02/27/2019 7:00pm 02/27/2019 9:00pm America/New_York American Immigration History

From colonial times, through the mass migrations of the 19th century, to recent controversies, a look at this important part of U.S. history.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Wed, February 27, 7:30 PM

Cedar Grove Public Library, Cedar Grove

Cedar Grove Notables

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/27/2019 7:30pm 02/27/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Cedar Grove Notables

Cedar Grove Notables

What do Marty Liquori, Allen Du Mont or Amanda Freitag have in common? The all lived in Cedar Grove. Join the Cedar Grove Historical Society on February 27 at 7:39 p.m. when Jean Jaeger will present a program entitled “Cedar Grove Notables.” The program will highlight residents who have contributed to the growth of Cedar Grove ...

1 Municipal Plaza Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
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Thu, February 28, 6:00 PM

Montclair Culinary Academy, Upper Montclair

The Art of Italian Cooking

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/28/2019 6:00pm 02/28/2019 9:00pm America/New_York The Art of Italian Cooking

Farm to table cooking classes at its best! Farm fresh ingredients, organic proteins and sustainable seafood are our comittment to healthy eating. Grab a friend or spouse and join us for an relaxed evening of learning, tasting and companionship!

550 Valley Rd Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
Mothers of Preschoolers {MOPS} Event

Thu, February 28, 7:00 PM

Hosted by Bible Baptist Church, Hasbrouck Heights

Mothers of Preschoolers {MOPS} Event

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/28/2019 7:00pm 02/28/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Mothers of Preschoolers {MOPS} Event

Being a mom is hard… friends make it easier! Hasbrouck Hts MOPS invites moms of kids ages 0-6 from any town to join us at our next event. Please RSVP by 2/26 so we have enough yummy snacks for you. Free MOPS Kids childcare provided by RSVP only. Monthly morning get together and outings too.

31 Passaic Avenue Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604

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Free NARCAN Available to Township Residents at 3 Bloomfield Locations

September 23, 2020

BLOOMFIELD, NJ--The State of New Jersey is providing NARCAN for free at participating pharmacies throughout the state.  There are three locations in Bloomfield that will allow residents to pick up the medication from September 24-26, 2020.

Those locations are as follows;

Stop and Shop- 8 Franklin Street

CVS Pharmacy- 331 Broad Street

Shop Rite- 1409 Broad Street

NARCAN, or ...

HUD Awards Over $75 Million in CARES ACT Relief Funds Towards Eviction Relief to New Jersey Towns: Bloomfield Receives $389k

WASHINGTON - United States Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson today announced the allocation of the remaining $1.988 billion in CARES Act funding for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program.  The allocation focuses funds towards places with households facing higher risk of eviction. To date, HUD has provided nearly $5 ...

Why the Flu Shot Is More Important Than Ever. Check it off your list.

Between social distancing and mask wearing, we have been taking the necessary precautions to safeguard our health. But there’s one more important item that should be on our to-do lists. It’s the annual flu vaccination, and this year, it’s more important than ever.

The flu and COVID-19 are both highly contagious respiratory illnesses. Although they’re caused by different ...

Prudential Center to Serve as ‘Super’ Polling Site for 2020 Presidential Election

September 15, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — As cities nationwide gear up for what might arguably be one of the most important presidential elections in United States history, Newark and its corporate partners are joining forces to ensure voting access. 

Mayor Ras Baraka said at a virtual press conference Monday that thanks to a partnership between Essex County, the New Jersey Devils, Prudential Center and the ...

Essex County Freeholders in Full Support of Official Name Change to “County Commissioners”

(Trenton, NJ) – History was made on August 21, 2020 when Governor Phil Murphy signed into law legislative bill S855, which will require the title of “chosen freeholder” to be changed to “county commissioner”. The new law will require all “boards of chosen freeholders to be known as “boards of county commissioners” and all individual ...

5 Ways to Make Your Favorite Chili Into a Totally Different Meal

September 22, 2020

Does the cooler weather have you craving chili? A bowl of red is a great way to warm up, and if the leftovers start to bore you, there are plenty of ways you can mix things up.

Make your favorite chili into totally different meals with these simple ideas:

Serve it Cincinnati-style* over spaghetti with shredded Cheddar cheese and chopped onions.

Make it part of a “baked ...

NJ Apple Picking Farm Provides Husky Dogs a Better Life

September 23, 2020

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 rid the orchard of critters and provide a better life ...

NJ Motor Vehicle Storage Facility Aims to Create Community for Car Enthusiasts

FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Allison Kulesza, General Manager of Car Lofts in Fairfield, spoke with TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur about the facility's unique offerings for car enthusiasts and how the business has managed and pivoted during the pandemic. 

Car Lofts is a vehicle storage facility with a private social club for car enthusiasts, along with rental venues ...

The Jaffe Briefing - September 23, 2020

TRENTON – Sure, we can report about how the state Legislature is about to borrow $4.5 billion to keep the state afloat, but if we really want some eyeballs on this lead blurb, let’s shift to the brewing bagel wars with NYC. The city’s Twitter account took a broad, unprovoked swipe at the precious Jersey bagel. Prepare yourself before you read this. Breathe deeply. Ready? Good.

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Becky Greene of TAPinto Fair Lawn/Glen Rock

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of September 2020 is Rebecca "Becky" Greene, who owns and operates TAPinto Fair Lawn/Glen Rock.  As a veteran journalist, Greene has built a profitable online local news business while providing high-quality, objective local news for the residents of Fair Lawn and Glen Rock, New Jersey.   

Q. Why did you want to ...

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland (Simon & Schuster, 2020)

 

Month and Year: August 1926

Event: At the age of 21, the tenacious Trudy Ederly, a 1924 Olympic gold medalist in the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay,  became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Ederly, a Jersey girl, made it from the shores of France to the British Coast in 14 hours and ...

Too Much and Not Enough by Mary Trump

Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man by Mary L. Trump, Ph.D. (Simon & Schuster, 2020)

 

I admit it. I couldn’t wait to get my copy of Too Much and Never Enough by President Donald Trump’s niece, Mary Trump. Mary, whose father, Fred, was Donald’s  older brother, was shunned by her grandfather and cut out of the ...

The Source by James Michener

Retro Review

The Source by James Michener, 1965. 

 

It is nearly impossible to describe the scope of The Source, a remarkable historical novel by James Michener. Nearly 1000 pages long, the rich details about the evolution of humanity, from the days of the cave dwellings till the modern era, Michener regales us with details of the many civilizations that have dwelled in the ...

New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association Endorses  Mikie Sherrill for Congress

September 21, 2020

West Caldwell, NJ -- The New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association (NJ FMBA) has endorsed Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) for a second term in Congress. The NJ FMBA advocates on behalf of firefighters, EMTs, and dispatchers across the state of New Jersey.

“I am proud to have the support of the NJ FMBA. Throughout the pandemic, our first responders have shown unparalleled ...

Montclair/East Orange based Grassroots Nonprofit, AAngelsNJ, Needs Your Support Now!

CAN WE COUNT ON YOU? This year has been an unexpectedly difficult year.  The global covid 19 pandemic has affected all of us in one way or another and normalcy as we knew it has changed to the unknown.  This year has been extremely challenging for our nonprofit AAngelsNJ to say the least and even more so for those individuals that we assist who are diagnosed with breast cancer ...

Obituaries

Sep 29, 1974 - May 11, 2020
Charles Edward Roberts III (Rob,) 45, of Glen Ridge, NJ, entered into eternal rest on May 11, 2020 ...
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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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NJ Apple Picking Farm Provides Husky Dogs a Better Life

September 23, 2020

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 rid the orchard of critters and provide a better life ...