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Club Teen: Painting Class

Wed, February 21, 6:00 PM

Vauxhall Library, Vauxhall

Club Teen: Painting Class

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/21/2018 6:00pm 02/21/2018 7:00pm America/New_York Club Teen: Painting Class

Come in and relax as we paint together. Supplies will be provided. For students in 9th-12th grade. Please register in advance.

123 Hilton Avenue Vauxhall, NJ 07088
Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by Rutgers Professor

Wed, February 21, 7:00 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by ...

Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 02/21/2018 7:00pm 02/22/2018 7:00pm America/New_York Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by Rutgers Professor

Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will hold an eight-session course, “The Enchantment of Midrash,” taught by Dr. Azzan Yadin-Israel, Professor of Jewish Studies and Classics at Rutgers University. Classes begin on January 17 and meet from 7-9:30 p.m. on eight Wednesday evenings. The course is open to adults in the community.

The course will provide an introduction to ...

18 Shalom Way Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours

Thu, February 22, 5:00 PM

Wei's Buffet, Roselle

Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce Business ...

Business & Finance Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/22/2018 5:00pm 02/22/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours

On Thursday, February 22, from 5 - 7:30 pm, mix and mingle with Greater Elizabeth Chamber of Commerce members and explore what the GECC has to offer! All are invited to the free monthly networking events.

Bring Friends & Business Associates
***Don't Forget Your Business Cards***
*** ELEVATOR SPEECHES available for Cards drawn from Basket! ***

FREE Admission with a ...

711 East 1st Avenue Roselle, NJ 07203
Workshop for Parents & Educators: Reducing Anxiety and Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom

Fri, February 23, 8:30 AM

Honor Ridge Academy, Clark

Workshop for Parents & Educators: Reducing ...

Education Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2018 8:30am 02/23/2018 3:30pm America/New_York Workshop for Parents & Educators: Reducing Anxiety and Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom

Honor Ridge Academy Presents ‘Reducing Anxiety and Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom’ Workshop

Honor Ridge Academy has recruited Jessica Minahan, M.Ed, BCBA, a behavior analyst, special educator, school consultant and author of ‘The Behavior Code’, to present a comprehensive workshop, Reducing Anxiety and Disruptive Behavior in the Classroom, for parents, educators, ...

342 Madison Hill Rd. Clark, NJ 07066
Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting

Fri, February 23, 3:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2018 3:30pm 02/23/2018 4:30pm America/New_York Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting

Teens, help make the library a better place for YOU! Let us know what books, movies, music, and programs you want to see and earn community service hours in the process! For ages 13+. Please register in advance.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
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Fri, February 23, 6:30 PM

Union County Vocational Technical Schools, West Hall Cafeteria, Scotch Plains

Union County Magnet High School Silent Auction

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/23/2018 6:30pm 02/23/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Union County Magnet High School Silent Auction

Union County Magnet High School Silent Auction to benefit Project Graduation 2018, an alcohol-free, safe celebration for our seniors the night of their graduation.

1776 Raritan Road Scotch Plains, NJ 07076-2942
Black History Month Bingo

Mon, February 26, 4:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Black History Month Bingo

Education Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 02/26/2018 4:30pm 02/26/2018 5:30pm America/New_York Black History Month Bingo

Learn about important African-American figures in history while playing Bingo! We're also hosting a potato chip tasting in honor of George "Crum" Speck, African-American chef and inventor of the potato chip. Designed for children in grades 4-6. Please register in advance.

1980 Morris Avenue Union, NJ 07083
Toddler & Pre-K Program

Tue, February 27, 11:00 AM

Vauxhall Library, Vauxhall

Toddler & Pre-K Program

Education

Add to My Calendar 02/27/2018 11:00am America/New_York Toddler & Pre-K Program

Interactive storytimes, crafts, and more for young children and their parents/guardians every Tuesday morning.

Feb. 6: Music & Movement, featuring a special showing of 'Dancing in the Light: The Janet Collins Story'

Feb. 13: Pre-K STEM Storytime: Hearts

Feb. 20: Interactive Learning Time, featuring puzzles, coloring, memory & other fun games

Feb. 27: Pre-K Story & ...

123 Hilton Avenue Vauxhall, NJ 07088
OPEN HOUSE at The Arc Kohler School for Students with Special Needs

Wed, February 28, 11:30 AM

The Arc Kohler School, Mountainside

OPEN HOUSE at The Arc Kohler School for Students ...

Education Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 02/28/2018 11:30am 02/28/2018 1:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE at The Arc Kohler School for Students with Special Needs

We invite you to come tour and learn about the exciting growth and learning opportunities available at The Arc Kohler School. With a designated room for our new Life Skills program and a brand new high school class, we'll be having tours and providing information about our school which is one of the best schools in New Jersey for children with special needs.

-Jennifer Kaufman, ...

1137 Globe Ave Mountainside, NJ 07092
Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by Rutgers Professor

Wed, February 28, 7:00 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by ...

Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 02/28/2018 7:00pm 03/01/2018 7:00pm America/New_York Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by Rutgers Professor

Congregation Beth Israel in Scotch Plains will hold an eight-session course, “The Enchantment of Midrash,” taught by Dr. Azzan Yadin-Israel, Professor of Jewish Studies and Classics at Rutgers University. Classes begin on January 17 and meet from 7-9:30 p.m. on eight Wednesday evenings. The course is open to adults in the community.

The course will provide an introduction to ...

18 Shalom Way Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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Falling Temperatures Wednesday Evening has Union County Department of Human Services Issuing a Code Blue

November 13, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - Due to the extreme cold this evening, a “Code Blue” by the Union County Department of Human Services.

Emergency shelters are expected to extend capacity to the highest possible level tonight utilizing the additional cost provided by UCDHS.

Individuals/Families sheltered during a code below must be screened and referred by the Union County Division of Social ...

One of Four Winning Tickets in the Jersey Cash 5 Jackpot Sold In Elizabeth

ELIZABETH, NJ - A lottery ticket purchased from the Quick Stop Food Store, on Rahway Ave., in Elizabeth is one of four lucky winners in the Jersey Cash 5 game. 

The NJ Lottery Commission reported four lucky tickets matched all five numbers in the Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Sunday, Nov. 10, drawing splitting the $222,348. Each ticket is ...

New Denville NJ Recycling Program Benefits Both the Environment and the Economy

November 19, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV recently attended the New Jersey League of Municipalities’ Annual Conference and caught up with Steven Ward, Business Administrator of Denville, NJ. Ward discussed some of the township’s latest initiatives, including a new recycling program that helps both the local economy and the environment. 

The recent collapse of the international recycling ...

HomeGrown Discovers Ridgewood NJ Hot Spot, Steel Wheel Tavern, on the Right Track

RIDGEWOOD, NJ -- In the current episode of HomeGrown, Host Stephanie Willoughby met with Glenn Carlough, Co-Owner of Steel Wheel Tavern, located just steps from the Ridgewood Train Station. The establishment recently celebrated their three year anniversary and regularly hosts community events, live music and a dance party every Saturday. 

Being so close to the train station has inspired ...

Bergen County Theater Company Features Arts Programs for Kids of All Ages

RIDGEWOOD, NJ — In the next installation of HomeGrown: Ridgewood, Host Stephanie Willoughby visits with staff and performers at Porch Light Productions, a theater company in Bergen County offering theater and related arts programs for students from kindergarten through college. 

Founded in 2005, Porch Light Productions features a wide range of programs, such as classes in acting ...

The New Jersey Origins of Green Bean Casserole

November 16, 2019

Ever wonder where the Thanksgiving classic Green Bean Casserole came from? Turns out it was created in the Garden State.

The turkey day staple was invented in 1955 in Campbell’s test kitchen in Camden by recipe developer Dorcas Reilly, who Campbell’s refers to as the “Grandmother of Green Bean Casserole.”

According to Smithsonian.com, the Associated ...

Union County Freeholders Discuss County College Award Nomination, Veterans Programs, Local CNN Hero

November 19, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ — The Union County freeholder board approved several resolutions during their meeting Nov. 14, including the addition of two canine officers to the Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit. The board also discussed an award nomination for Union County College, county initiatives for veterans, and a national recognition for a local nonprofit founder.

Union County College Award ...

The Governor and Senate President: Perfect Together??

The 1947 New Jersey Constitution gave our governor enormous power to nominate and appoint people to many state positions: From the Attorney General to all county prosecutors to Superior Court judges to the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Board of Public Utilities to members of Pine Barrens Commission, amongst many many others.  The New Jersey Governor has lots of nominatin' to ...

Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

Over half of Garden State property tax bills go toward educating the state's nearly 1.4 million public school students.

The average New Jersey tax bill is $8,767. About 52.6% of that, or $4,610, is the taxes the local school district levies on homeowners and property owners, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

But the average taxpayers in some ...

Brianna Feeney Selected as Alternate Ambassador for New Jersey State Elks Association Special Children’s Committee

November 12, 2019

WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Ten-year-old Brianna Feeney has been selected as the Central New Jersey Area Four Alternate Ambassador for the Elks Special Children’s Committee.  South Plainfield Elks Lodge #2298 sponsored Brianna as one of the state’s eight ambassadors and alternate ambassadors.  New Jersey State Elks Association Special Children’s Committee hosted their annual ...

Upgrading Your Ride

Thanks to an historic investment from the Murphy administration, NJ TRANSIT is modernizing our fleet with new buses, new rail cars, and new locomotives for a better customer experience.

 

The above video showcases some of the new equipment on order. This includes 182 new cruiser buses with seatbelts on every seat, making the ride safer for you and your family; 85 new articulated ...

Have You Seen Brody? Missing Since Thursday

November 16, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ - This pup was adopted recently from the Elizabeth shelter. The owner states that he ran out of the house on Hillside Rd. on Thursday the 14th. around 3:30 p.m. He was seen on Magie Avenue and then again on North Avenue by the Colombian bakery.

Owners also noted that he is on the small side and very friendly. His name is Brody, however, he may not know his name too well ...

Warm Up with Seasonal Activities for Children at the Trailside Nature and Science Center

November 11, 2019

The first cold snap of the season is here, and parents looking for indoor and outdoor children’s activities can find something for all ages at Union County’s Trailside Nature and Science Center, located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside.

“If you have never been to Trailside before, now is a good time to come and introduce your children to the many activities and ...