Press Releases

March 19, 2019

Central Jersey College Prep Job Fair is hosting a Job Fair from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3 at Central Jersey College Prep Charter School at 101 Mettlers Road in Somerset. The fair will include on-site interviews. Walk-in registrants are welcome; however, pre-registration is recommended by ...

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On Tuesday, March 19, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, will host its National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month event featuring a new 20-foot-long inflatable replica of the human colon. Open to the public as a way to encourage education and prevention of colon cancer, ...

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According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), approximately 19.7 million people ages 12 and older had a substance use disorder related to their abuse of alcohol or drugs. Identifying the signs of a substance ...

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ORANGE, NJ - Orange resident Fatimah Z. Turner brings more than 20 years of experience working with residents in low socio-economic communities to her appointment as a board member to the Orange Housing Development Corporation. In her career, Turner has focused on issues such as low academic ...

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Former President and CEO of the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Chris Daggett, will join TAPinto.net as an advisor. Mr. Daggett will bring over three decades of public, private and nonprofit sector leadership experience to help build on TAPinto’s success in expanding local news coverage through over ...

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ESSEX COUNTY – Susan G. Komen North Jersey announced that Dun & Bradstreet, Steven Bitterman, Principal, Gensler and Summit Medical Group will be recognized at its 2019 Pink Tie Party on Friday, March 22, 2019 at The Grove in Cedar Grove. This year’s signature event, chaired by Michael ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders held its 2019 African-American Heritage Month Celebration on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at the Hall of Records in Newark, New Jersey. The ceremony commemorated the heritage, culture, resilience, and spirit of the African-American ...

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For the fourth year in a row, SOMA Film Festival is proud to present Cinema Ed's Young Filmmakers Track on Sunday, 3/24 at 11:30 at The Woodland. The Cinema Ed Program is broken down to three categories and consists of all shorts film. The categories are animated, documentary, and narrative ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - The 19th annual Taste of Essex is fast approaching on Monday, April 8, 2019. It promises to be better than ever with dozens of participating food and drink vendors, entertainment, a 50-50 drawing, door prizes, and awards for best savory, sweet and beverage categories. Now is ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- On Friday, several Bloomfield residents reported seeing flyers for a White nationalist group called New Jersey European Heritage Association (NJEHA) downtown. Mayor Michael Venezia and Director of Public Safety Samuel DeMaio have issued the following statement regarding the ...

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NEWARK, NJ - On Wednesday, February 20, 2019, the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders welcomed their newest member, Romaine Graham of Irvington, as the new At-Large Freeholder in Essex County. A longtime resident of Irvington since 1969, Romaine Graham has served her community with commitment ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Asbestos is a real and oft-forgotten danger in the United States, taking the lives of as many as 15,000 Americans every year. Assembly Members Lisa Swain, Robert Karabinchak and Britnee Timberlake, however, are taking action to protect the health of New Jerseyans through their bill ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- The Vatican announced on Saturday that Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, formerly the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Newark, has been defrocked. It is believed to be the first time an American archbishop has been removed from the ministry following accusations of sexual ...

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ORANGE NJ - The 36th Annual Harambee Breakfast sponsored by the National Council of Negro Women, Section of the Oranges, will take place on Saturday, February 16, 2019, from 9am to 12pm at Metropolitan Baptist Church, 149 Springfield Avenue, Newark, New Jersey. The keynote speaker will be Doris ...

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First Lady Murphy and Commissioner Johnson Announce Investments to Help Working Families TRENTON, NJ  – First Lady Tammy Murphy and Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson announced the Murphy Administration’s increased child care subsidy rates have taken effect and the first child care ...

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Scholarship Targets Students with Disabilities Financial Support for Graduating North Jersey Seniors MONTVILLE, NJ – Scholarship applications are now being accepted for students with disabilities who are graduating this year. The Alliance of Private Special Education Schools of Northern New ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - All are welcomed to join the Cicely Tyson School of Performing Arts HARP Department for their Annual 'Love Is In The Air Concert'. Harp Music is specifically designed to bring its hearers into peace and harmony. The event donation is $5 tickets at the door or on eventbrite ...

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TAPinto.net, a network of 80 franchised online hyperlocal news sites in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Florida, marked the beginning of 2019 with a record month of traffic in January, logging 1,058,415 unique readers and 3,022,150 pageviews.  The record marks continued ...

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Essex County, NJ – On Wednesday, January 30th, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced the Essex County’s Code Blue procedures are being activated because extreme cold weather in the forecast. The Code Blue will be in effect from ...

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ORANGE, NJ - Earlier tonight Mayor Dwayne Warren released a statement regarding the sudden and unexpected closing of the Petland Dscounts store in Orange, NJ.  “I regret to announce that a national representative of Petland Discounts Corporation has informed me that the Petland Discounts ...

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ORANGE, NJ - The Heal, Empower, Love & Prepare (H.E.L.P.) Program is a new Domestic Violence Program that will offer services throughout the Oranges, Newark and Irvington. The program offers preventative information, referral services and coaching for ‘at-risk’ individuals.  Their first ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - The East Orange YMCA last night set sail on a six-week quest to raise $50,000 for programs that make the community stronger.  The Hanover Manor in East Hanover was packed with pirates as the seven branches of the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges launched the 2019 Treasure Quest ...

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TRENTON, NJ -  The New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) is pleased to announce that that Governor Phil Murphy will swear-in Essex County Freeholder Brendan Gill as the organization’s 78th President at 11:00 a.m. on January 25, 2019 in the Senate Chambers of the State House in Trenton.  “I ...

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As the federal government shutdown drags on, the seven branches of the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges are extending support to those impacted. Any federal government employee who is not being paid due to the government shutdown is welcome to use the East Orange YMCA’s facilities free of ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A budget of $761.6 million has been presented in Essex County in an effort to stabilize the county’s financial plan and address the challenges due to the ongoing national economic conditions. According to Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr., who presented the proposed ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and East Orange Public Safety Director Domingos Saldida announced today that the East Orange Police Department and the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating the fatal shooting of Ibn Downey, 18, of ...

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NEW JERSEY -- More residents moved out of New Jersey than any other state in 2018, with 66.8% of New Jersey moves being outbound, according to United Van Lines’ 42nd annual National Movers Study, which tracks customers’ state-to-state migration patterns over the past year. The Garden State moved ...

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 TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Division of Taxation reminds taxpayers to take advantage of the New Jersey Tax Amnesty program as the January 15 deadline is fast approaching. Tax Amnesty provides individuals and businesses with the opportunity to pay back taxes or file past returns with no penalties ...

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