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Forget Pita: Falafel is in Everything

January 14, 2019

Falafel, that tasty vegetarian Mediterranean street food made from chickpeas, isn’t just for pitas anymore. It’s showing up in sub sandwiches, salads, chips, pizzas – even soup.

Why is it so popular?

“It’s vegetarian and a hearty add on,” said David Delinko, owner of The Salad House of Somerville, where customers can get warm pieces of ...

Beat the Winter Doldrums with An Afternoon of Exciting Basketball at Hoops to End Homelessness January 19

January 15, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ – Swish, Slam, Dunk … the 25th Annual Hoops to End Homelessness Charity Basketball Games is coming Saturday, January 19, beginning at 3 p.m. to Dunn Sports Center on Pearl Street in Elizabeth, to benefit the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless, the nonprofit established 37 years ago to serve the needs of the homeless and the near homeless.

This ...

February SNAP Benefits to be Issued Early

TRENTON, NJ—SNAP recipients in New Jersey will be receiving their February benefits early because of the continued federal government shutdown.

The New Jersey Department of Human Services announced today that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients who received a SNAP benefit in January and were scheduled to receive the benefit again in February will receive them on ...

What’s Happening Elizabeth: Events for the week of January 14 through January 20

ELIZABETH, NJ - Here’s what’s happening for the week of January 14 through January 20. Be sure to check out the TAPinto calendar for other local events.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2019

GREATER ELIZABETH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LUNCH MEETING

(Noon to 2:00 p.m., Renaissance Hotel, 1000 Spring Street, Rt. 1 & 9, Elizabeth) - Mayor Bollwage will deliver the 2019 State of the City ...

What’s Happening Elizabeth: Events for the week of January 7 through January 13

ELIZABETH, NJ - Here’s what’s happening for the week of January 1 through January 13. Be sure to check out the TAPinto calendar for other local events.

Wednesday, JANUARY 9, 2019

ROTARY CLUB ANNUAL MEETING 

(Noon to 1 p.m., 943 Magie Avenue, Union) - Mayor Bollwage will deliver the 2019 State of the City Address during the annual Rotary Club meeting at the Garden ...

Code Blue in Effect, Union County Looks to Add Shelter in Elizabeth

January 18, 2019

In Union County, the 2018 Point-in-Time Count Found 459 Homeless Persons

ELIZABETH, NJ – With the proposed addition of a shelter to the roster of places the homeless can go during freezing temperatures, Union County government is looking out for its homeless population.

The “Code Blue Emergency Shelter Initiative” is designed to “prevent death and injury among ...

Body of 76-Year-Old Woman Found in Short Hills

January 9, 2019

SHORT HILLS, NJ - The Essex County Prosecutors Office confirmed to TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills earlier today that a body of a 76-year-old woman was found near the intersection of Woodland and Chatham Road in Short Hills. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

At this time investigators are uncertain as to the cause of death and her name will be released upon notification to her next of ...

Federal Shutdown Hits and Hurts New Jersey

January 13, 2019

Dear Editor:

New Jersey’s Mayors and local governing bodies don’t always agree on everything. But they know what they need to do to meet the public’s need for essential services. And every year, despite natural disasters, despite fluctuations in the economy, and despite actions taken – and not taken – by other levels of government, they adopt budgets and continue ...

Union County Offers Assistance Guide For Federal Workers Affected by Shutdown

January 18, 2019

County also announces drop off sites for diapers and feminine hygiene products; residents encouraged to make financial contributions to Community Food Bank of NJ

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders today announced an online assistance guide for Federal employees who are experiencing hardship due to the prolonged government shutdown.

The guide can be accessed at ...