Press Releases

September 16, 2018

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. invites all Essex County senior citizens to attend the 13th Annual Essex County Senior Wellness Day, to be held for free as follows:  Date:               Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Time:              10 a.m. to 2 ...

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ORANGE, NJ - The City of Orange Township is soliciting applications for the position of Omnibus Operator. Salary: Dependent on Experience. Workweek: Part-time/Evenings & Weekends. Interested individuals should contact City of Orange Personnel Department at 29 North Day Street between the ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - On Saturday, September 15th, the New Jersey Children's Alliance, a statewide nonprofit dedicated to improving access to quality, comprehensive services to victims of child abuse, will host their 5th Annual Heroes for Children 5K and Family Fun Run/Walk at the Clipper Pavilion in ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University funding-raising efforts brought in $223.4 million for the 2017-18 academic year, more than $10 million above what was raised the previous year and the largest amount ever collected in a single year, university officials said. The donations were 6.8 ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted R. Green in conjunction with Diamonds among Men, Inc. are holding a citywide expungement seminar on Wednesday September 5, 2018 at the East Orange Campus High School 344 Prospect Street. The seminar will begin at 5:30 PM.  For more information contact the Mayor’s ...

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TRENTON, NJ –  Sept. 5th is National Blood Donation Day. The American Red Cross invites the community to help save lives at blood drives planned the week of National Blood Donation Day, as proclaimed by Gov. Phil Murphy. For the third consecutive year, media personality Dr. Daliah Wachs has worked ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - West Orange, NJ - Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced the re-opening of the Leopard Exhibit at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo on Monday, August 27th. The comprehensive modernization and expansion were part of the County Executive's initiative to provide the ...

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TRENTON, NJ – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $80,199 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Wednesday, August 22nd drawing. The winning numbers were: 04, 11, 15, 24 and 43 and the XTRA number was: 03. The lucky retailer that sold the winning ticket is Power Gas, 205 Sanford St.

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ORANGE, NJ – The Superior Court of New Jersey ruled in favor of the Housing Authority of the City of Orange (HACO), the Orange Housing Development Corporation (OHDC), and the City of Orange in the case of approximately 14 lawsuits filed by a local attorney. According to court papers, attorney ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  - Fans going to Scarlet Knights football games will find a long list of ways to improve their game day this year, from the convenience of digital tickets, to opportunities for sideline passes to bottomless popcorn buckets, or maybe a healthier BBQ chicken and mushroom ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino and East Orange Police Chief Phyllis Bindi announced that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide/Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the murder of Tarlok Singh, the 55-year-old employee of the Park Deli Grocery, located ...

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NEWARK, NJ -  Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. is calling on Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig J. Coughlin to work together and re-enact the 2 percent on annual salary increases for police officers and firefighters that are awarded ...

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NEWARK, NJ – Two 17-year-old males from Montclair and East Orange were arrested by Essex County Sheriff’s and Newark Police Officers after their stolen vehicle crashed into a parked truck.  The suspect vehicle was also wanted in a Newark shooting incident that occurred earlier on Friday Sheriff ...

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ORANGE, NJ - Friends, family and colleagues from the acting and modeling communities will celebrate Renauld White’s 50 years “In the Business” at a gathering on Saturday, August 11 at Maize Restaurant in Newark’s Robert Treat Hotel. Born and raised in the City of Newark, White attended Oliver ...

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On Wednesday, August 8th, the Newark AntiViolence Coalition will participate in a memorial rally for Kofi Owens, the East Orange teacher who was tragically slain in a shooting on August 3rd.          The rally will take place on So.16th Street, between Central Avenue and 9th Avenue in East ...

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ORANGE, NJ - The City of Orange Township, Essex County is accepting resumes for a full-time Laborer with experience in tree removal, chipping, landscaping and grounds maintenance.  Must be able to work in all weather conditions.  Duties include but are not limited to repairs/maintenance of ...

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Acclaimed NJ Organist to Donate ALL Proceeds from Benefit Concert to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation New Jersey’s Own James D. Hicks Holds Special Performance in Millburn, NJ as Part of his Charitable Nordic Hike Initiative There are so many things in this world to be thankful for, and for many ...

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ORANGE, NJ - North Day Street (between William Street to C-Town Parking Lot) will be closed due to roadway construction effective Wednesday, August 1st through Friday, August 3rd, 2018. Hours of operation will be 7:00am - 5:30pm  

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University today entered an agreement with RWJBarnabas Health in which the hospital group will provide the university with $1 billion over the next 20 years for medical research and support for the medical school. Under the public-private partnership, RWJBarnabas will ...

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ORANGE, NJ - The City of Orange Township is accepting applications for Part-Time School Crossing Guard for up to a minimum of 20 hours a week, with a starting salary of $12.02 hourly. Working under the supervision of the Police Department, duties include: facilitating safe passage of school ...

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How often do you read TAPinto?  Have you downloaded the TAPinto APP?  These are a few of the questions for readers in our 2018 TAPinto Reader Survey. We want to hear from you! The survey will take less than five minutes to complete and will help TAPinto better serve you.  Take the ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - Researchers at Kessler Foundation in West Orange, NJ are studying new ways of combating breast cancer-related weakness & fatigue. These symptoms can diminish quality of life & often last long after treatment has ended. If you are a woman aged 40-75, who was diagnosed with ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A pharmaceutical company being sued by Newark for its alleged role in the overprescription of opioids just received a major tax break from the state of New Jersey. The city in 2017 sued several opioid manufacturers, including Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, for alleged “deceptive” ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Mayor Ted R. Green, joined by the East Orange City Council and East Orange Fire Division recently issued an advisory to interested candidates to join the East Orange Fire Department. The City of East Orange is seeking serious individuals between the ages of 18-34 to join the ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Congrats to EO’s bravest! The East Orange Fire Division defeated NJ Elite 57-54 to win the Public Safety Basketball League Championship Tournament on Sat, June 23rd held at Hudson Catholic Regional High School in Jersey City. New Fire Recruit Isaiah Campbell won MVP!  

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ESSEX COUNTY - West Orange resident, Erica Brown Oliver, publishes her first children’s book When I Grow Up…Just Imagine.  The unique print book (264 pages) for elementary and middle school-aged children, provides 14 lifelong tips to help young readers find and pursue their passions, and features ...

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EAST ORANGE, NJ - Unity Week begins with Prayer on Wednesday, August 22nd, Thursday, August 23rd our Guest Speaker is Bishop Alvin Crone, and Friday, August 24th our Guest Speaker is Dr. Debora C. Hooper. All weekday services are scheduled for 7:30 pm. Our closing event for the week will be held on ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The largest health care fraud and opioid enforcement action ever taken by the Justice Department resulted in three guilty pleas and five arrests in New Jersey involving a South Jersey-Philadelphia drug trafficking ring that sold more than 1,100 oxycodone pills and multiple individuals ...

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ESSEX COUNTY - Scores of northern New Jersey’s corporate and civic leaders along with a host of celebrities plan to join the Men of Essex, in their efforts to raise $50,000 at its 58th Annual Golf Classic. The prestigious charity event will be held at the Cedar Hill Golf & Country Club, 100 ...

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