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Would You Like Your Voice Heard in the Bloomfield BOE Election? Now is your Chance

September 29, 2022

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- With the Bloomfield Board of Education election rapidly approaching, the local candidates are actively campaigning and preparing to demonstrate what they believe makes them the best choice to lead Bloomfield schools.

TAPinto Bloomfield invites you to click here to submit questions for the candidates.  

In the next two weeks, a question and answer ...

Meet the Bloomfield Board of Education Candidates for 2022: The Incumbents

As Election Day approaches, another slate of Board of Education (BOE) candidates are running to serve a new term in service of Bloomfield’s school-aged children and teachers. This year, five candidates are vying for those slots, and TAPInto Bloomfield had the opportunity to speak with each about their backgrounds, their platforms and what they hope to achieve if elected (or re-elected) to ...

Meet the Bloomfield Board of Education Candidates for 2022: The Challengers

As Election Day approaches, another slate of Board of Education (BOE) candidates are running to serve a new term in service of Bloomfield’s school-aged children and teachers. This year, four candidates are vying for those slots, and TAPInto Bloomfield had the opportunity to speak with each about their backgrounds, their platforms and what they hope to achieve if elected (or re-elected) to ...

Meet the Bloomfield Board of Education Candidates for 2022: The Challengers

As Election Day approaches, another slate of Board of Education (BOE) candidates are running to serve a new term in service of Bloomfield’s school-aged children and teachers. This year, four candidates are vying for those slots, and TAPInto Bloomfield had the opportunity to speak with each about their backgrounds, their platforms and what they hope to achieve if ...

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Upcoming Events

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Tue, October 18, 6:30 PM

Berkeley College Transfer Open House

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Wed, October 19, 6:30 PM

Woodland Park

Berkeley College Master of Science in Nursing ...

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Sat, October 22

Berkeley College, Woodland Park

Berkeley College Open House

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NJEDA to Create Offshore Wind Workforce and Skills Development Grant Challenge

TRENTON, NJ - Opportunities to develop job skills for careers in New Jersey’s growing offshore wind industry are coming to residents across the state, particularly those in New Jersey.s Overburdened Communities,

Approved earlier this month by the NJEDA’s Board, the $3.725 million Offshore Wind Workforce and Skills Development Grant Challenge (Grant Challenge) will offer grants to ...

NJEDA To Open Food Security Planning Grant Program Application September 27

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced that it will open applications for its $1.5 million Food Security Planning Grant Program on Tuesday, September 27. This competitive program offers grants ranging from $75,000 to $125,000 to municipal governments, county governments, and redevelopment agencies to develop plans to improve food ...

NJEDA to Host Main Street Micro Business Loan Program Virtual Information Session

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is hosting a webinar for one of its new programs -- the Main Street Micro Business Loan -- to provide low-cost financing to New Jersey micro businesses in need of working capital to support future business operating expenses.

The Main Street Micro Business Loan will offer financing of up to $50,000 to eligible micro businesses in New ...

New Jersey's Reintroduction to Regional Rail

NEW JERSEY — Thousands of New Jerseyans every year take the regional Amtrak train, mostly from Newark, Metropark and Trenton.

The regional trains are a step below the faster, more expensive Acela, and a step above New Jersey Transit trains trundling locally along the same main line between New York City and Philadelphia (with SEPTA).

Over the decades, I had taken the regionals ...

Heading to Foley Field For Tonight’s Game? Pre Game at the BHS Alumni Tailgate Event

September 30, 2022

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The BHS Alumni Tailgate Event is being held tonight, 9/30 at the Town Pub before the Bloomfield Football Homecoming game vs Dickinson.

The Event runs from 430pm to 730pm and the cost is $35 for adults and $15 for kids.  

The cost Includes unlimited pizza, sandwiches, soft drinks and well drinks (please bring proper ID)  

The ...

Bloomfield Muralist Begins Hometown Mural

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- The Bloomfield Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs Department has announced that they have a brand new Public Art Mural underway.  

Bloomfield resident and muralist, Fiona Chinkan, 
recently completed a large mural in Asbury Park and now will be showcasing her talent on a brand-new public art mural installation in her hometown.  All residents ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, October 5

Bloomfield

Schools Closed- Yom Kippur

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Thu, October 6, 7:00 PM

Wellmont Arts Plaza, Montclair

Boogie Night @ The Wellmont; A Silent Headphone ...

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Sat, October 8, 7:30 AM

Orange Reservoir, West Orange

Sea Turtle Recovery's 5K Cold Stun Run/Walk

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Sat, October 8, 12:00 PM

Van Riper House, Nutley

Van Riper House Fall Fun Fest - Rescheduled to ...

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Sun, October 9, 11:00 AM

Elmwood Park Financial Center (Parking Lot), Elwood Park

Pet Adoption Day

'The Caretaker' Builds to a Crescendo

MADISON, NJ - Leave it to Harold Pinter to provide us with a soul-searching, radically uncomfortable glimpse into human frailty, clashes and what could be our lives.

This all takes place in a run down house in West London, probably in the 1960s.  It’s a bitter cold winter as well. The flat is owned by Mick (Jon Barker) who provides a place to live for his younger brother Aston ...

'Scab' Deals with Race Relations and More

UNION, NJ - “Scab” takes a tough, emotional look at working class life in a factory town near the ‘Mexican border. Edward (John Anthony Torres) has been hired to be trained as a foreman for a factory that is moving its location to Mexico.  Gilda (Monica Wyche), the current foreman, is assigned to train him… and replace her, no doubt, for less ...

Dr. Laurie W. Newell selected as the 2023 Regional Superintendent of the Year for Region I

September 23, 2022

Trenton, New Jersey -- Essex Regional Educational Services Commission Superintendent, Dr. Laurie W. Newell, has been selected by the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA) as the 2023 Regional Superintendent of the Year for Region I; she is one of three Regional Superintendents of the Year for 2023. This distinction honors leadership in school administration whose commitment to ...

Plane Veers Off Runway at Essex County Airport Friday

FAIRFIELD, NJ -- A propeller plan piloted by an elderly male from Queens, N.Y. ran off the runway at Essex County Airport late Friday morning.

Fairfield Police Chief Anthony Manna reported that at approximately at 11:32 a.m., the Fairfield Police Department was notified of an airplane crash at the Essex County Airport. Police, fire and EMS were immediately dispatched to the ...

TAPinto Kenilworth Publisher to Perform in Local Musical

KENILWORTH, NJ — Not having a plan is part of Telina Cuppari's plan.

"I'm the most impulsive person in the world," Cuppari, the owner and publisher of TAPinto Kenilworth, said. "I've always been spontaneous. I'm more of a go-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of girl. I don't like planning."

Earlier this year, Cuppari saw an article on ...

TAPinto Wayne Celebrates 1 Million Pageviews and Counting in 2022

WAYNE, NJ — TAPinto Wayne and its owner/publisher Jon “Ferris” Meredith are celebrating two milestones — 1 million pageviews, and counting, in 2022, and the third anniversary of his TAPinto franchise, which he launched on his birthday, September 9, 2019.

It’s the second time in three years  that the local news and digital marketing ...

The Garden State Parkway Murders by Christian Barth

The Garden State Parkway Murders by Christian Barth. (Wild Blue Press, 2020).

 

Memorial Day Weekend, 1969. Two college girls from Pennsylvania had spent a typical “down the shore” mini-vacation in Ocean City, NJ, a beach mecca for South Jerseyans and Philadelphians. Susan Davis and Elizabeth Perry enjoyed breakfast at the Somerset Point Diner at 5:00 a.m. before leaving ...

As I Knew Him: My Dad, Rod Serling by Anne Serling

As I Knew Him: My Dad, Rod Serling by Ane Serling (Commonwealth, 2021)

 

In her memoir, As I Knew Him: My Dad, Rod Serling, Anne Serling sets out to accomplish three goals. First, she needs to confront her grief regarding the early death of her beloved father. Second, she desires to learn more about the professional “dimension” of her father’s remarkable life as a ...

Cats in the Navy by Scot Christenson

Cats in the Navy by Scot Christenson. (Naval Institute Press, 2022)

 

Cats in the Navy is one of those unusual little gems  that has appeal for several types of people. If you are a cat lover, check! This book is for you! If you enjoy historical photographs, check! You might want a copy of this volume. If someone in your family is in the Navy or has a nautical background, check! ...

Peppa Pig’s Adventure - Live Show Coming to the bergenPAC on October 15 with two shows 1:00 pm and 5:00pm

September 29, 2022

Peppa Pig’s Adventure - Live Show is coming to the bergenPAC on October 15 with two shows 1:00 pm and 5:00pm

Come join Peppa on an exciting camping trip in the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe.

With lunchboxes packed and Daddy Pig driving the bus, Peppa and friends are excited about their outdoor adventure, full of singing, ...

The Price Is Right Live™ coming to the bergenPAC on October 12

The Price Is Right Live™ coming to the bergenPAC on October 12 at 8:00 p.m. 
Prices: $99-69-59-49-39-29

The Price Is Right Live™ is the hit interactive stage show of the #1 game show of all time! It gives eligible individuals the chance to hear their names called and "Come On Down" to win.  Prizes may include appliances, vacations and possibly a new ...

bergenPAC ANNOUNCES FREESTYLE FLASHBACK, WILLIAM SHATNER, GILBERTO SANTA ROSA, AND FOGHAT

Englewood, NJ -  bergenPAC continues its mission of diverse programming by adding an eclectic lineup in 2023 that starts with Freestyle Flashback on January 14 at 8:00 p.m., a special concert event that features some of the best pop-dance and Freestyle artists of the 80s and 90s like George LaMond, Judy Torres, Brenda K Starr, and more.

“Trekkies” can enjoy a screening of ...

Masters of Illusion Live starring magicians Dan Sperry, Wayne, NJ’s own Michael Turco, and Naathan Phan

Masters of Illusion Live starring magicians Dan Sperry, Wayne, NJ’s own Michael Turco, and Naathan Phan is coming to the bergenPAC October 14 at 8:00 p.m.

Believe the impossible!  The hit television series on The CW, Masters of Illusion, breaks out of the box and into bergenPAC. Nothing beats the experience of seeing a magic show in person and this one serves up the time-honored art ...