Mom's Meet Up Playgroup

An informal session where moms, toddlers and babies can meet for playtime in a relaxed environment.

Wed, June 12
10:30 am — 12:00 pm
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An informal session where moms, toddlers and babies can meet for playtime in a relaxed environment.

303 Westfield Ave Clark, NJ 07066

303 Westfield Ave
Clark, NJ 07066

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New Jersey Transit A National Disgrace?

This week’s question is a continuation of last week’s on New Jersey infrastructure issues. 

New Jersey Transit has more than 2,000 buses and more than 700 trains, and there are more than 900,000 trips taken on NJ Transit every weekday. In total, passengers ride more than 3.5 billion miles per year on the system. In the past, Governor Murphy referred to NJ Transit as a ...

Build a Better Brand with Your Office Space

There’s a reason why location is the biggest priority in real estate. Where your business lives can say a lot about its perceived caliber. 

People know that businesses in high traffic areas are paying good money to be there, which automatically projects an image of success. On the other hand, businesses that don’t invest in their physical space may seem like they’re ...

Take a “Train through Time” through Four Centuries of Union County History, Oct. 19-20

October 18, 2019

This weekend, on Saturday October 19 and Sunday October 20, Union County celebrates the annual Four Centuries in a Weekend history event, when dozens of historic sites and museums open their doors to the public free of charge, from noon to 5:00 p.m. each day. Many of the sites are within walking distance of mass transit routes, and this year’s event will once again feature special trolley ...

Union County Assistant Prosecutor, Chief of Detectives Retire after Nearly 30 Years of Service

October 15, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ — Two county officials have retired after working in the county for nearly 30 years.  Chief of Detectives Vincent Gagliardi and Assistant Prosecutor John Esmerado have both retired from their positions at the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, and were honored for their service to the county during the freeholder board meeting Thursday night.

Esmerado, who is ...

Ryan Patrick Faella Foundation 5K Raises Thousands to Combat Substance Abuse

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Since 2001, the Ryan Patrick Faella Foundation has raised more than $125,000 for scholarships and youth activities.

The foundation, which “facilitate[s] resources to support and enhance academic, athletic, [and] altruistic opportunities for young people” according to its website, was founded in memory of Ryan Patrick Faella, who died in 2000 when he was ...

Union County's Ponderosa Park Improvements Include New Turf Fields

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union County Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski, Vice Chair Al Mirabella, and Freeholders Rebecca Williams and Andrea Staten joined Union County Deputy County Manager Amy Wagner, Scotch Plains Mayor Al Smith, Township officials and student athletes at the opening of the new turf fields at Union County’s Ponderosa Park in Scotch Plains.

The two multi-use ...

Nutley Cancels Parks and Recreation Events Following Confirmed Measles Case

October 4, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - Acting out of caution, Nutley Commissioner Mauro Tucci has canceled all Nutley Parks and Recreation sports and activites for this upcoming weekend. All event scheduled for Oct. 4, 5, and 6 are canceled.

The cancelation is in response to a confirmed case of measles at Nutley's Washington Elementary School.

According to Tucci, "the Nutley Health Department has ...

After More Than 75 Years, Remains of WWII Hero Paul Cybowski Come Home for Burial

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – After more than 75 years, World War II hero Paul Cybowski is finally home. On Sept. 23, the remains of Cybowski, who was killed in action in 1943, received an official military escort back to South Plainfield. He will officially be laid to rest alongside his family this week. 

Cybowski was born in South Plainfield and attended Roosevelt School.

Firmly Against Regionalization

October 14, 2019

FIRMLY AGAINST SCHOOL REGIONALIZATION

As a former member of the Garwood Board of Education and a substitute teacher at Lincoln School for the past four years, it came as a surprise to me when I read a local Patch article regarding forced mergers for K-8 districts throughout New Jersey.  According to the article, Garwood was listed as a possible candidate to become regionalized.

Garwood GOP Council Candidates Lack A Plan

October 14, 2019

I commend Garwood GOP Council candidates Nicastro, Bellomo, and Stevens for running for council, but their town-wide mailer really made me think about how qualified their team is to manage any of the responsibilities of Garwood’s various committees, departments, and council positions.  Their letter with a promise to care without a plan reinforces my suspicions.  Reading their ...

You Are Not Your Illness. These Words Gave Me The Strength Not To Kill Myself

October 18, 2019

BARNEGAT - Barnegat resident Tony Lombardo is a great inspiration for hundreds if not thousands of people.  At TAPinto Stafford-LBI and TAPinto Barnegat-Waretown Tony is regular columnist for us sharing his many inspiring life stories through his column "Let's Hear Your Story."

Our readers are welcome to enjoy Tony's personal testimony below and also a wonderful video ...

Summertime Renovations Improve Overall Learning Environment for Students at Saint Joseph

The Zenga Library and Media Center, Brother Clifford O’Neil, S.C. Hall, and the Campus Store were renovated over the summer as part of Saint Joe’s continuing efforts to offer the best possible learning environments for the students.

 A major change in the Media Center was the addition of the Economics Lab, which has a three flat-screen TV’s and a stock ticker that ...

Planning to Build Your Dream Home? Here Are Some Steps to Prepare.

As a financial advisor, I’ve worked with many clients as they plan for their dream home and gleaned insights on the process along the way. Building a home can be an exciting, but challenging time. It takes a plan with realistic timelines, budgets and expectations to stay on track and keep your sanity through what can feel like an overwhelming process. If building a home is on your bucket ...

The Inverted Yield Curve – What Does It Mean to Me?

Investors who follow the markets have seen headlines in recent weeks about something called the “inverted yield curve.” For those less familiar with the phenomenon, an inverted yield curve is essentially a point on a chart where short-term investments in U.S. Treasury bonds pay more than long-term ones. And when it occurs, it’s generally regarded as a warning sign for the ...

Obituaries

Aug 31, 1931 - Jul 24, 2019
John Bodnar Jr., 87, husband, father, engineer, and proud patriot, died peacefully on July 24 ...
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