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Sun, May 1, 11:00 AM

Trailside Nature and Science Center in Watchung Reservation, Mountainside

Reminder: Bring Friends and Family to the Wild ...

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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Tue, May 3

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Schools and District Closed for Eid-al-Fitr

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Add to My Calendar 05/03/2022 12:00am 05/04/2022 12:00am America/New_York Schools and District Closed for Eid-al-Fitr

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Wed, May 4, 4:00 PM

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Cinco De Mayo Flag Raising

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Add to My Calendar 05/04/2022 4:00pm 05/04/2022 11:45pm America/New_York Cinco De Mayo Flag Raising

http://www.elizabethnj.org/calendar.aspx?EID=246

50 Winfield Scott Plaza Elizabeth, NJ 07202
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Thu, May 5, 6:30 PM

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Public Hearing on the Budget for the 2022-2023 ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/05/2022 6:30pm 05/05/2022 11:45pm America/New_York Public Hearing on the Budget for the 2022-2023 School Year

PUBLIC NOTICEElizabeth Board of Education of the City of Elizabeth New JerseyNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act to the legal voters of the Elizabeth school district in the County of Union of the State of New Jersey that a Public Hearing will be held by the Elizabeth Board of Education at the Donald Stewart Early Childhood Center 544 Pennsylvania Avenue ...

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Fri, May 6, 11:30 AM

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O'Donnell Dempsey Mother's Day Celebration

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Add to My Calendar 05/06/2022 11:30am 05/06/2022 11:45pm America/New_York O'Donnell Dempsey Mother's Day Celebration

http://www.elizabethnj.org/calendar.aspx?EID=255

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Sat, May 7, 11:00 AM

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Mother's Day at the Park

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Add to My Calendar 05/07/2022 11:00am 05/07/2022 2:00pm America/New_York Mother's Day at the Park

Hike it Baby presents Mother's Day at the park, filled with crafts, hikes, food, giveaways, and more. http://www.elizabethnj.org/calendar.aspx?EID=260

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Thu, May 12, 10:00 AM

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Jerry's Free Plant Sale By Groundwork Elizabeth

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Add to My Calendar 05/12/2022 10:00am 05/14/2022 2:00pm America/New_York Jerry's Free Plant Sale By Groundwork Elizabeth

http://www.elizabethnj.org/calendar.aspx?EID=265

50 Winfield Scott Plaza Elizabeth, NJ 07202
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Thu, May 12, 6:30 PM

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Board of Education Meeting

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Add to My Calendar 05/12/2022 6:30pm 05/12/2022 11:45pm America/New_York Board of Education Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICEElizabeth Board of Education of the City of Elizabeth, New JerseyNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, that the location of the Board of Education Agenda/Business Meeting on Thursday, May 12, 2022 previously scheduled for Elizabeth High School Frank J. Cicarell Academy is hereby changed to Donald Stewart Center for Early Childhood Education School ...

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Fri, May 13, 7:00 PM

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EHS Varsity Softball Team will Face Cranford in ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/13/2022 7:00pm 05/13/2022 11:45pm America/New_York EHS Varsity Softball Team will Face Cranford in the Union County Championship Game Friday Night

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Sat, May 14, 8:30 AM

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Special Board of Education Meeting

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Add to My Calendar 05/14/2022 8:30am 05/14/2022 11:45pm America/New_York Special Board of Education Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICEElizabeth Board of Education of the City of Elizabeth, New JerseyNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, that the Board of Education of the City of Elizabeth will hold a Special Meeting on Saturday, May 14, 2022 in Donald Stewart Center for Early Childhood Education School No. 51, 544 Pennsylvania Avenue, Elizabeth, NJ. The Board will open in Public ...

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Sat, May 14, 9:00 AM

Nokia campus parking lot, New Providence

Shred and Recycle Your Personal Documents on May ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/14/2022 9:00am 05/14/2022 1:00pm America/New_York Shred and Recycle Your Personal Documents on May 14, Free of Charge

Union County residents can bring their personal documents and sensitive papers to the next free paper shredding event of 2022, sponsored by the Union County Board of County Commissioners. The events will take place, rain or shine, on Saturday, May 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Nokia campus parking lot, located at 600 Mountain Avenue in New Providence. The parking lot is located across ...

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Sat, May 14, 10:00 AM

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Elizabeth Relay for Life 5k Run/Walk

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Add to My Calendar 05/14/2022 10:00am 05/14/2022 12:00pm America/New_York Elizabeth Relay for Life 5k Run/Walk

https://runsignup.com/Race/NJ/Roselle/ElizabethRelayforLife5kRunWalk

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Sun, May 15, 2:00 PM

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Stepping 4 Lupus

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Add to My Calendar 05/15/2022 2:00pm 05/15/2022 6:00pm America/New_York Stepping 4 Lupus

http://www.elizabethnj.org/calendar.aspx?EID=266

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Sat, May 21, 9:00 AM

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Help the People of Ukraine A Donation Drive-Thru

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Add to My Calendar 05/21/2022 9:00am 05/21/2022 12:00pm America/New_York Help the People of Ukraine A Donation Drive-Thru

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Sat, May 21, 10:00 AM

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2nd Ward Wellness Day

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Add to My Calendar 05/21/2022 10:00am 05/21/2022 1:00pm America/New_York 2nd Ward Wellness Day

http://www.elizabethnj.org/calendar.aspx?EID=262

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Sat, May 21, 10:00 AM

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Sea Scout Open House

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Add to My Calendar 05/21/2022 10:00am 05/21/2022 3:00pm America/New_York Sea Scout Open House

Sea Scouts from Ship 228 operate the 65’ historic vessel Sea Dart II, one of the largest Sea Scout vessels on the east coast, along with their sister Ship 243, the Seahorse. In addition to the two large vessels, the Scouts operate a fleet of smaller vessels (including sailboats and paddlecraft) from their base located in Linden, NJ. The ships are both part of the Patriots' Path ...

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Sun, May 22, 7:00 AM

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Tour De Elizabeth 2022

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Add to My Calendar 05/22/2022 7:00am 05/22/2022 1:00pm America/New_York Tour De Elizabeth 2022

http://www.elizabethnj.org/calendar.aspx?EID=248

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Sun, May 22, 1:15 PM

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Cuban Parade

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Add to My Calendar 05/22/2022 1:15pm 05/22/2022 11:45pm America/New_York Cuban Parade

http://www.elizabethnj.org/calendar.aspx?EID=259

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Sun, May 22, 7:00 PM

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EHS Baseball Vs. Union Catholic @ Somerset ...

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Add to My Calendar 05/22/2022 7:00pm 05/22/2022 11:45pm America/New_York EHS Baseball Vs. Union Catholic @ Somerset Patriots Stadium

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Tue, May 24, 10:00 AM

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Community Walk

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Add to My Calendar 05/24/2022 10:00am 05/24/2022 12:00pm America/New_York Community Walk

Join us in a community walk as we recognize Older Adult Month. http://www.elizabethnj.org/calendar.aspx?EID=263

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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 ...

Union County Commissioners Defend One of Their Own in Race For Surrogate

May 2, 2022

ELIZABETH, NJ — Union County commissioners defended the qualifications of Vice Commissioner Chair Christopher Hudak in his race for county surrogate after a resident speaking at Thursday’s board meeting demanded Hudak withdraw his candidacy.

Surrogates administer the legal process which takes place after residents of a county die individually owning assets in New Jersey. They also ...

Sundiata Acoli, Convicted of Killing State Trooper in 1973, Wins Parole

May 10, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The man who was sentenced to life in a New Brunswick courtroom for the 1973 murder of State Trooper Werner Foerster in one of the highest-profile trials in the city’s history will soon be released from prison.

The New Jersey Supreme Court has ordered parole for Sundiata Acoli from a Maryland prison by a 3-2 vote, it announced May 10.

At issue was whether the ...

The Gateway Family YMCA Celebrates National Senior Health & Fitness Day® on May 25

May 13, 2022

The Gateway Family YMCA will join an estimated 1,000 local groups nationwide to celebrate the 29th Anniversary of National Senior Health & Fitness Day (NSHFD) on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, along with Shaping Elizabeth and Shaping Eastern Union County.  The YMCA is offering a Community Open House with events like Swimming, Group Exercise, Water Exercise, Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring, ...

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 ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Future of Local News

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on the "What Works - The Future of Local News" Podcast from Northeastern University’s School of Journalism.

Shapiro talked about how TAPinto was formed, the current successes the company is seeing and plans for the future.

You can hear the discussion here.

For more information about ...

TAPinto Newark Journalist Selected for CivicStory Fellowship

NEWARK, NJ — Tom Wiedmann's love for journalism began during his younger years with a soundtrack of metal and rock and roll during road trips with his dad.

He just didn't know it at the time.

"I had a steady diet of ACDC, Rolling Stones, Ramones, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath and all that stuff," Wiedmann said. "So I became somewhat of a music nerd growing ...