Community Announcements

August 4, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - The City of Elizabeth will host the 35th Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Waterfront Park located on Front Street. Join Mayor J. Christian Bollwage and Elizabeth Police for a night of music, police and fire demonstrations, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ -  Elizabeth Police and the Lifelong Elizabeth Program, under Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, has announced that a “Walking Safety Presentation”  will take place on Tuesday, August 7, from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., at the Main Branch Library, 11 South Broad St. in ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Do you what is happening this week in Elizabeth? Here is a list by Mayor Bollwage’s office of events happening around the City. Tuesday, June 19 - Completion Ceremony  (11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 40 West Jersey Street, Elizabeth) - The completion ceremony of the NJ Youth Corps of ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - For the first time in History the rainbow flag will fly at the Union County Courthouse in recognition of June as LGBTQ Pride Month. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminding everyone to come out to this historic event on Monday, June 4 at 1 p.m. on the steps of the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Goethals Bridge to New Jersey will be closed to all traffic beginning 9 p.m. Friday, May 18 until 9 p.m. Sunday, May 20.  The Eastbound to NY will remain open. Officials said the closure is necessary to construct the entry and exit ramps for the new westbound span. At 9 ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Cyclists of every skill level are readying their bicycles in anticipation as the 15th annual Tour de Elizabeth that will roll through the city.\ this coming Sunday.  This year’s ride, which is titled “Destination Elizabeth,” will begin and end at City Hall, is a family-friendly, ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – A Hurricane Maria Evacuee Information Session will be held in Elizabeth on Tuesday, May 8 to assist Puerto Rican families who evacuated to New Jersey after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.  The event is being hosted by Assemblywoman Annette Quijano, who has been working ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - The LGBTQ office of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is organizing an alternative prom event - "Light up the Night - Teen Pride" from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway on June 15. LGBTQ Services, in collaboration with the Union County ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Lifelong Elizabeth Program, under Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, will be holding another “Walking Safety Presentation” for Elizabeth residents on Thursday, April 26, from 11 a.m. to Noon, at the Elizabeth Public Library at 11 South Broad Street. Elizabeth Police ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - A free Countywide scrap metal recycling event is scheduled to be held on Saturday, April 21 in Rahway and Cranford.   A wide variety of metal goods, from household appliances to gutters and sheds, are included in the program. “This countywide program helps to fill a service ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ -The Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless is hosting a free Tenant Certification Training on April 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at their center located at 118 Division Street in Elizabeth.   The workshop benefits participants by empowering them with knowledge and tools to ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Do you know what’s happening this week in Elizabeth? Here is a quick list of events for the week of April 2 to April 8, courtesy of Mayor Bollwage’s office.  Events for the week of April 6, 2018, to  April 8, 2018  Friday, April 6, 2018  Fire Promotions (11:00 a.m. - ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - As local lawmakers wrestle with the issue of legalizing recreational marijuana in New Jersey, the New Jersey Legislative Black Caucus is holding hearings to obtain input from constituents. Assemblyman Jamel Holley, who represents Elizabeth and Roselle is a legalization proponent ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - A free Citizenship Workshop will be held this Saturday, March 24, at the Santa Isabel Lutheran Church from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. located at 908 East Jersey Street in Elizabeth. The Citizenship Drive is an annual event that assists eligible residents to apply for naturalization.

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MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ  - Teacher Training programs at Trailside will be offered this spring for teachers of students in Kindergarten through grade twelve starting March 15. Project WET, a teacher training program for teachers K – 12 will be offered on Thurs. March 15 from 9 a.m.. to 3 p.m.  This ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The winter months are about to come to an end. You know spring is definitely around the corner when Daylight Savings Time begins. A reminder to everyone to turn your clocks forward one hour tonight when you go to bed. Daylight Savings time officially begins at 2 a.m. Sunday ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Rotary Club of Elizabeth is holding their 44th Annual Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, March 24 from 8 a.m. to noon in the cafeteria at Victor Mravlag School #21, located at 132 Shelly Avenue, Elizabeth.   Entertainment will be provided by School #21’s, Third Grade Recorder ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders have announced two hiring event opportunities coming up with Griswold Home Care of Union County and the United Airlines “Summer Assist” youth program. The first event is with Griswold Home Care of Union County. They are a privately ...

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ROSELLE, NJ - Elizabeth Parents, grandparents, caregivers, when it comes to your children and drugs, do you know where to look? Do you know what you are looking for? You may be surprised at what is "Hidden in Plain Sight." The Roselle Everett Hatcher Prevention Coalition and Prevention Links ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Summit resident Nancy King will be honored with a Lifetime Service Award as Family and Children’s Services of Elizabeth, celebrates its 125th anniversary, hosting the organization's sixth annual Red Carpet Party March 1, at Canoe Brook Country Club. King is the founder and ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  TAPinto.net has been named Partner of the Year by NJ News Commons, a network of more than 230 news organizations across New Jersey.  The award goes to a journalist or news organization that showed overall excellence in their work for 2017.     Joe Amditis, Associate ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Jill Dispenza, Program Coordinator for The Lifelong Elizabeth Program, under Jewish Family Service of Central NJ, announced that a “Walking Safety Presentation” will take place on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Mravlag Manor Community Center, 688 Maple Avenue, ...

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Union County, NJ - The Union County Commission on the Status of Women has announced the recipients of the 2018 Women of Excellence Awards that includes two Elizabeth women Maria Carvalho, and Dr. Ludovina Archeval. The Women of Excellence Awards honor women who have distinguished themselves in ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC), a nonprofit agency serving court-involved individuals, will host a grand opening of their new reentry site in Union County on Friday, Jan. 19, at 11 a.m.  The office is located at 214-A Commerce Place in Elizabeth, N.J. There is ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ--January is National Blood Donor Month and the Elizabeth Policeman’s Benevolent Association (P.B.A.) will be sponsoring a blood drive on Thursday, January 18, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Elizabeth Police Headquarters located at 1 Police Plaza. The American Red Cross ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ-- The first baby born in 2018 at Trinitas Regional Medical Center arrived at 11:17 a.m. on January 2.  Parents Rose Demosthene and Willick Joseph of Rahway pose with baby Isaac who measured 19.5 inches and weighed in at 6 pounds, 13 ounces.   The nursing staff kept a long-standing ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - As we ring in the new year, click on the headlines for a look back at some of the biggest stories of 2017: Trinitas Regional Medical Center Unveils the New Gary S. Horan Emergency Department Police Respond to Reports of Body Found Floating in Warinanco Park  Two Elizabeth ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ--The entire staff of TAPinto Elizabeth wishes you and your family a happy holiday. We hope Santa has you on the good list. Merry Christmas to all. TAPintoElizabeth.net is Elizabeth’s free daily news source. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook ...

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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE — The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 62 anniversary of tracking Santa’s yuletide journey via the NORAD Tracks Santa website www.noradsanta.org beginning December 24. The site features Santa’s North Pole Village, which includes a holiday ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ--A holiday toy drive was sponsored recently by the Elizabeth Board of Education, board member Jose M. Rodriguez and various community members. A Christmas presentation to distribute the toys will be held this evening for over 125 students at School 20 tonight, December 20, 2017, at ...

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