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Sun, May 1, 11:00 AM

Trailside Nature and Science Center in Watchung Reservation, Mountainside

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Add to My Calendar 05/01/2022 11:00am 05/01/2022 5:00pm America/New_York Reminder: Bring Friends and Family to the Wild Earth Fest, May 1

Union County’s popular Wild Earth Fest and Touch-a-Truck events are returning to the Watchung Reservation in Mountainside for the first time in two years. Both events will be held on Sunday, May 1, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., rain or shine.

This year, Wild Earth Fest features up-close experiences with live animals including:

Swift Farms Petting Zoo is bringing a variety of baby ...

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Mon, May 2

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CHS AP Testing (Events)

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Add to My Calendar 05/02/2022 12:00am 05/03/2022 12:00am America/New_York CHS AP Testing (Events)

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Tue, May 3, 7:00 PM

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Community's Coffee & Conversation w/Supt (Events)

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Wed, May 4, 7:00 PM

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Holocaust Day of Remembrance (Events)

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Wed, May 4, 7:30 PM

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Planning Board Meeting

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Add to My Calendar 05/04/2022 7:30pm America/New_York Planning Board Meeting

https://www.cranfordnj.org/planning-board/events/47106

8 Springfield Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016
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Thu, May 5, 7:30 PM

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CHS Spring Band Concert (Events)

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Fri, May 6, 5:00 PM

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Cranford Woman's Club Sip & Shop

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Add to My Calendar 05/06/2022 5:00pm 05/06/2022 9:00pm America/New_York Cranford Woman's Club Sip & Shop

Sip & Shop is fast approaching, please remember to purchase your tickets for Friday, May 6th.

Ticket holders receive access to special promotions, coupons, 4 drink tickets to the wine tent, and a goody bag! The wine tent has two time slots 5-7pm or 7pm-9pm. You may shop the entire event time, your slot time determines your wine tent time.There will also be a Tricky Tray with terrific ...

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Fri, May 6, 6:00 PM

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BPS PTA Tricky Tray (Events)

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Sat, May 7, 6:30 AM

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CHS SAT Testing (Events)

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Add to My Calendar 05/07/2022 6:30am 05/07/2022 3:00pm America/New_York CHS SAT Testing (Events)

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Sat, May 7, 9:00 AM

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Floraphile Garden Club's Garage Sale and Plant ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/07/2022 9:00am 05/07/2022 2:00pm America/New_York Floraphile Garden Club's Garage Sale and Plant Sale

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, wouldn’t it be great to find Mom, Grandma, Auntie, all the ladies on the list, a special, one-of-a-kind gift and support a good cause?! Well you can, on Saturday, May 7th from 9:00AM-2:00PM, the Floraphile Garden Club of Cranford will be hosting their Garage Sale/Plant Sale Fundraiser at 469 Brookside Ct. in Cranford.

The Floraphiles have ...

469 Brookside Court Cranford, NJ 07016
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Sat, May 7, 11:00 AM

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Project Graduation Food Truck Festival

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Add to My Calendar 05/07/2022 11:00am 05/07/2022 6:00pm America/New_York Project Graduation Food Truck Festival

Project Graduation is hosting a Food Truck Festival fundraiser on May 6 from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. at Nomahegan Park. Wristbands are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. You may purchase wristbands here: https://bit.ly/CHSPGfoodtruck All proceeds benefit the Class of 2022 Project Graduation.

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Mon, May 9, 5:00 PM

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CHS Pasta Night - 1st Seating (Events)

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Mon, May 9, 7:00 PM

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CHS Pasta Night - 2nd Seating (Events)

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Add to My Calendar 05/09/2022 7:00pm 05/09/2022 8:30pm America/New_York CHS Pasta Night - 2nd Seating (Events)

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Mon, May 9, 7:00 PM

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Township Committee Workshop Meeting

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Add to My Calendar 05/09/2022 7:00pm America/New_York Township Committee Workshop Meeting

https://www.cranfordnj.org/township-committee/events/47301

8 Springfield Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016
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Mon, May 9, 7:30 PM

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Zoning Board Meeting - CANCELLED

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Add to My Calendar 05/09/2022 7:30pm America/New_York Zoning Board Meeting - CANCELLED

https://www.cranfordnj.org/zoning-board-adjustment/events/47586

8 Springfield Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016
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Tue, May 10, 5:00 PM

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RAIN DATE CHS Pasta Night - 1st Seating (Events)

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Tue, May 10, 6:00 PM

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BAS Kindergarten Orientation (Events)

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Tue, May 10, 7:00 PM

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Township Committee Conference Meeting

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Add to My Calendar 05/10/2022 7:00pm America/New_York Township Committee Conference Meeting

https://www.cranfordnj.org/township-committee/events/47306

8 Springfield Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016
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Tue, May 10, 7:00 PM

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BAS FDK Orientation (Events)

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Tue, May 10, 7:00 PM

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Rain date CHS Pasta Night - 2nd Seating (Events)

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New Brunswick Mayor Cahill Urges Approval of RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – New Brunswick Mayor James M. Cahill has thrown his support behind the transaction between Saint Peter’s HealthCare System (“Saint Peter’s”) and RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”), which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick.

“Today, New Brunswick residents in need ...

NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey ("SHCCNJ") threw its support behind the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and St. Peter's HealthCare System, which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick. 

In a letter to the Federal Trade ...

African American Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBH Transaction with St. Peters

New Brunswick, NJ – Access to quality medical care in New Jersey is vital to underserved populations. That's why the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (“AACCNJ”) announced its support for the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in New Brunswick, which will lead to the creation of New ...

RWJBarnabas Health, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Vision to Create NJ’s First Premier Academic Medical Center Gets State Approval

New Brunswick, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) announced that the State of New Jersey has approved their transaction to create New Jersey’s first premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) located in New Brunswick.

“This is a tremendous milestone in a years-long ...

Don’t Forget to B.Y.O. Bag Starting Wednesday, May 4

On Wednesday, May 4, a new state law called the “Bag Ban” goes into effect. When it does, supermarkets will not hand out any free, single-use paper or plastic shopping bags. Customers will have to bring their own shopping bags, or purchase them at the supermarket.

Other retail stores and restaurants can continue to provide free paper shopping bags, but they will not be allowed to ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Announces Class Officers for 2022-2023

EDISON, NJ -- Annie Gu of Edison, a junior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, will lead the student body as senior class president in the 2022-2023 school year after winning the Student Council election. Annie, who took over the leadership from outgoing president Shiv Tickoo of Scotch Plains earlier this month, will be joined by Gbemi Olarewaju of Piscataway and Adam Eisdorfer of ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Shine at Middle School Spring Concert

EDISON, NJ -- Middle School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison provided more than 90 minutes of musical entertainment at last week’s Spring Concert in the Berry Performing Arts Center. Nine ensembles performed under the direction of Choir Director Sharon Byrne, Performing Arts Department Chair, and Band Director Rick Fontaine.

Highlights of the show included the ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Girls Repeat as State Golf Champs

EDISON, NJ -- Consistency, depth and determination propelled the girls’ golf team at The Wardalw+Hartridge School in Edison to its second straight state team championship at Raritan Valley Country Club on May 16. After falling behind by a few strokes early, the Rams remained steady and did not panic as weather conditions began to deteriorate with a storm coming. Fueled by a balanced ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Young Students Lead Entertaining Journey at Concert

EDISON, NJ -- Students in Pre-K through Grade 1 at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison took the audience on a safari, through a book and to a farm during Tuesday’s entertaining Early Childhood Spring Concert. 

Lower School music teacher Shannon Sari’s students shared stories and songs about animals through performances of Pole, Pole by Ella Jenkins, assorted ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Student Receives DAR Good Citizen Award

EDISON, NJ -- Gurinder Singh of Carteret, a senior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, was among three local high school seniors to receive Good Citizen Awards from The Westfield Chapter of The Daughters of The American Revolution (DAR).

Each school selected one Good Citizen from their senior class based on Dependability (truthfulness, loyalty, punctuality), Service (cooperation, ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Seniors Earn GMC Sportsmanship Awards

EDISON, NJ -- Athletes and teams from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison often receive recognition for outstanding sportsmanship. Earlier this spring, W+H seniors Zain Zaidi of Edison and Izabel Korycki of Colonia represented the school at the 21st Annual Greater Middlesex Conference Sportsmanship Banquet.

Zain and Izabel were selected as the W+H recipients and honored along with ...

Cranford High Awarded Grant to Grow its Digital Journalism Program

May 13, 2022

CRANFORD, NJ - Cranford High School is among 22 statewide recipients of the second round of grants awarded by the New Jersey Civic Information Consortium (NJCIC). They are the first in Union County and the first public school to be awarded the grant.

“All of our grant recipients have innovative projects that will grow access to local news and information across New Jersey," NJCIC ...

Bring your Household Hazardous Waste to a Free Recycling Event for Union County Residents, June 4

May 20, 2022

PRESS RELEASE - Union County residents can safely dispose their unwanted household chemicals, old fire extinguishers, propane tanks and other potentially hazardous items at Union County’s next free Household Hazardous Waste event on Saturday, June 4, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Kean Hall parking lot at Kean University, located at 1000 Morris Avenue in Union Township. Any Union County ...

Union County’s Rhythm & Blues by the Brook Outdoor Music Festival Returns to Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield

May 21, 2022

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Rhythm & Blues by the Brook, a full afternoon of free music and activities at Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield, returns on Saturday, June 4 from noon to 6:00 p.m. to kick off summer.

“We are delighted to bring Rhythm & Blues by the Brook back to Union County this year,” said Union County Commissioner Chair Rebecca Williams. “Cedar Brook Park is ...

UPDATE: Meadowbrook Court Incident Resolved Safely; Summit Police Say Victim Has Been Taken to Hospital

SUMMIT, NJ - The tense afternoon situation that involved a woman barricading herself inside a Meadowbrook Court residence with a firearm yesterday was resolved safely.

A May 18, Summit Police Department Nixle Alert at 3:53 p.m. stated, "Situation on Meadowbrook Court is now resolved. Victim is being transported to hospital. No injuries."

“I am pleased with the professional ...

Rahway's Dr. Patricia Camp Named Union County Superintendent of the Year

RAHWAY, NJ — Dr. Patricia Camp, the superintendent of the Rahway Public Schools, has just been named the Union County Superintendent of the Year. The announcement was made on Tuesday evening at the Rahway Board of Education meeting.

Camp told TAPinto Rahway that she initially received the news at her regular roundtable meeting of Union County Superintendents on May 6.

"I was very ...

The facts are clear about prostate cancer – and what you can do about it

Prostate cancer is dangerous – right? The disease remains the number one solid organ cancer diagnosis among men in the United States, with more than 248,000 newly diagnosed cases each year. Yet while there can be great differences in how prostate cancer affects each patient, there’s little debate that it is important to monitor for the disease.

Urologist Naeem Rahman, MD, part of ...

Finding the Middle Ground

May 16, 2022

Like many of you, I have mixed feelings about the development in and around Cranford. We are all aware of the massive development in our neighboring towns and the impact it is already having on our quality of life.

This is not about affordable housing. This is about profit. This is about creating extremes where you have a handful of affordable units that are vastly outnumbered by luxury units.

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Local Marketing in a Digital World

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on Sergeant Marketing's Milestone Mindset Live speaking about Local Marketing in a Digital World. The series helps viewers attract and retain clients and donors.

Shapiro and host Nancy Sergeant talked about a number of topics, including the value of local marketing in the post-pandemic economy, how ...

TAPinto Publisher Bobbie Peer Receives Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to Women Award

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Bobbie Peer is a business owner, a networker, a marketer and a survivor.

"I am a single mother and I made it," Peer said. "I work hard, I'm passionate about what I do and I form relationships. I am a success."

Peer, the publisher of five TAPinto sites, recently received a Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to ...