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Thu, October 1, 1:00 PM

DiMario Park, Kenilworth

Kenilworth Senior's Picnic In The Park

Add to My Calendar 10/01/2020 1:00pm 10/01/2020 3:00pm America/New_York Kenilworth Senior's Picnic In The Park

Kenilworth Seniors Picnic in the Park! This event will include a live band playing oldies music, grab and go lunches provided, and goodie bags. Bring your lawn chairs. Face masks and social distancing required for your safety.


Kenilworth , NJ
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Thu, October 1, 4:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Virtual

Voting ABC’s: How it Will Work During the Pandemic

Education Government

Add to My Calendar 10/01/2020 4:00pm 10/01/2020 5:00pm America/New_York Voting ABC’s: How it Will Work During the Pandemic

Voting may be confusing during the pandemic. How will it work? How will the Union County Board of Elections handle it? What do I need to know? Find out in this presentation. Sign up at http://bit.ly/UPLlive at least one hour in advance. Presented by the Union County Board of Elections.

Virtual Virtual, NJ 07083
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Sat, October 3, 2:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Union

1918 Flu Epidemic In and Around New Jersey

Education Other

Add to My Calendar 10/03/2020 2:00pm 10/03/2020 3:00pm America/New_York 1918 Flu Epidemic In and Around New Jersey

Historian and archivist Michael DiCamillo will discuss the arrival and impact of the “Spanish Flu” which struck New Jersey and the surrounding region in 1918. A contagion that attacked the lungs and spread from person to person swiftly led to quarantines, resistance to quarantines, and unprecedented times 100 years before our current unprecedented times. Sign up at bit.ly/UPLlive at ...

Virtual Union, NJ 07083
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Sun, October 4, 9:00 AM

DiMario Park, Kenilworth

Zumba Fitness to Benefit Kenilworth’s Oswald J.

Add to My Calendar 10/04/2020 9:00am 10/04/2020 9:45am America/New_York Zumba Fitness to Benefit Kenilworth’s Oswald J. Nitschke House

The Kenilworth Historical Society is teaming up with Zumba fitness of Kenilworth to present a fun-filled, healthy Zumba exercise event on Sunday, October 4, from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. at Kenilworth’s DiMario Park at 139 S. Michigan Ave. Participants are asked to arrive by 8:45 a.m. and to “mask up” upon entering. Safe social distancing practices will be observed. Admission is ...

Kenilworth, NJ
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Sun, October 4, 1:00 PM

United Methodist Church , Kenilworth

Stand Against Racism

Add to My Calendar 10/04/2020 1:00pm 10/04/2020 3:30pm America/New_York Stand Against Racism

We are uniting with people in the community to stand against racism and oppression. The day will be filled with inspiring words from several speakers, songs, and time for meaningful dialogue and expression. We are called to be the “light of the world” so we cannot hide while our brothers and sisters suffer. All you need to bring is an open hear, a sign is optional.

For ...

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Mon, October 5, 6:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Union

How to Deal with the Impact of Job Loss on Family ...

Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 10/05/2020 6:00pm 10/06/2020 7:00pm America/New_York How to Deal with the Impact of Job Loss on Family & Relationships

When someone in the family loses a job, everyone is affected. In addition to the financial loss, families suffer both mentally and physically. There are things that families can do to support each other. Get support and find help at this meaningful presentation. Tamarra Causley-Robinson, CEO and Founder of Causley Robinson & Associates, LLC Sign up at bit.ly/UPLlive at least one hour in ...

Virtual Union, NJ 07083
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Tue, October 6, 2:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Union/Virtual

History of the NAACP

Education Law & Justice Other

Add to My Calendar 10/06/2020 2:00pm 10/06/2020 3:00pm America/New_York History of the NAACP

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is one of the largest and most pre-eminent civil rights organizations in the nation. Their mission is to secure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights in order to eliminate race-based discrimination and ensure the health and well-being of all persons. It’s history is the history of the civil rights ...

Virtual Union/Virtual, NJ 07083
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Wed, October 7, 7:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Union

Why Voting Matters (Bilingual)

Education Law & Justice Other

Add to My Calendar 10/07/2020 7:00pm 10/07/2020 8:00pm America/New_York Why Voting Matters (Bilingual)

The election is coming up and your vote matters. Find out why and how to do it during this year’s Pandemic. To sign up, visit http://bit.ly/UPLlive at least one hour in advance. Presented by The Lupe Fund/Iveth Mosquera

Virtual Union, NJ 07083

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Update: Union County Wildlife Wednesdays Program Moved to 6 PM

The Board of Chosen Freeholders wishes to remind residents that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time of 6:00 PM.

“Union County is striving to bring educational programs directly to our children that may not be accessible to everyone during these challenging times, and Wildlife ...

Union County Launches Virtual Wildlife Wednesdays Program

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program is returning next Wednesday, September 23 with “NJ Natives” a program focusing on wildlife original to the garden state, such as the spotted turtle and garter snake.  New programs will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time ...

Union County: Helping You Recycle Right

Recycling has been mandatory in New Jersey since 1987 but questions continually arise about recycling.  The Union County Bureau of Recycling wants residents to Recycle Right so here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Q:  What is ACCEPTABLE in my curbside bin?

A: Recycle all empty plastic bottles coded #1 & # 2, aluminum & steel (tin) cans, glass ...

Home Security Myths Busted

September 30, 2020

Home Security Myths Busted

Keeping your home protected from burglars is important, but there are some home security myths that can give you the wrong idea about how to keep your home safe. Here are some of the most common home security myths.

When Burglaries Happen

There are plenty of myths about the time of day that a burglar will break-in. These are some common ones.

At ...

What To Avoid When Including A Personal Letter With Your Offer

When you are in a seller's market, you are most likely going to be competing against multiple other offers for the house too. One thing that may help give you a hand against the competition is including a personal letter to the seller when you submit your offer. The intent is to make an emotional appeal to the seller that makes them want to sell you the house over someone who is offering to ...

Garden Tips For Selling Your Home

Whether you are a green thumb who spends all spring tending your garden, or a black thumb whose garden consists of the few weeds you have not bothered to remove, your garden is an important part of selling your home. The first thing someone will see when they pull up to the curb or click on the online listing is the front of your home, and having an untended garden reflects badly on your home and ...

Tips For Decluttering Before You Move

Whether you have just sold your house and are moving out, or you are moving into a home you just bought, moving is a headache. Most people have homes filled with stuff they may not have used in months and may have forgotten about until it becomes time to move. It is only then that we realize exactly how much random stuff we have and what we need to keep or toss.

If you begin prepping in ...

Things That Can Kill Your Home Sale

When you sell your home, you want it to sell quickly and get as much money as possible for the sale. Therefore, you want to use every advantage you have to make the house look great. There are some things that can make a buyer turn around and never come back, eventually reducing the price far too low just to get it to sell.

Here are some of the items that can make your house sale turn ...

Drive in Concert ‘Prince Experience’ in Plainfield's Cedar Brook Park

September 29, 2020

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Prince fans in the Union County area can enjoy classic hits from the late icon with a highly-regarded tribute act. The “Purple Madness” tribute band featuring Bobby Miller will bring forth the “Prince Experience” at a drive-in concert on Saturday, October 10 at Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield.

FLAVUH will open the show, which is scheduled to begin at ...

Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band Plays Drive-In Concert at Union County VoTech in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ —B Street Band, the ever popular Bruce Springsteen tribute band, played a free “drive-in concert” at the Union County VoTech campus on Raritan Road in Scotch Plains on Sunday evening that had attendees honking in the dark.

Emcee Brian Remo encouraged the audience to honk their horns and flash their lights in appreciation of the performance since the ...

As more teachers stay out of classrooms, schools struggle to find substitutes

September 21, 2020

Many teachers are retiring, asking for leave or not wanting to go to schools in person amid COVID-19 fears

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com.

There’s been a shortage of substitute teachers for years, but the ...

More schools switch to remote learning amid positive COVID-19 cases

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com.

With three teachers testing positive for COVID-19, Washington Township in Gloucester County joins the ranks of several districts across the state adjusting their reopening ...

Jersey Shore Outdoors: Fishing Update from Jim Hutchinson, Sr., September 19 Update

September 20, 2020

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION — The New Jersey summer flounder season ends today, September 19, and with northeast winds gusting to 30-knots and seas of 5-6-feet, few, if any, boats fished on the final day.

Now that the fluke season is over, it is time to look to the fall and begin seeing what other fish are available. Many anglers are already getting their gear ready for the fall run.

Murphy, State Assembly and Senate Leaders Agree to Add ‘Millionaire’s Tax’ in Revised FY2021 Budget

September 18, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Phil Murphy, alongside statewide leaders, today announced that the revised Fiscal Year 2021 (FY2021) budget will raise the state’s gross income tax rate on income between $1 million and $5 million per year. 

The rate will increase from the current 8.97% to 10.75% for every dollar earned between $1 million and $5 million annually, bringing it in line with the ...

West Coast Wildfires Bring Smoke to Northeast Skies

JERSEY CITY, NJ - The prevailing haziness of the past few months is proving to be more than just mental today. That's because smoke from the massive wildfires impacting numerous locations along the West Coast of the United States has worked its way into the jetstream, creating a faint pall over East Coast skylines.

According to New York Metro Weather, "Visible satellite imagery shows ...

Long lines, frustrated drivers and maybe higher fees — lawmakers challenge NJ motor vehicle agency

Closed due to coronavirus, MVC is back with massive delays and a call by Gov. Phil Murphy to make some things more expensive

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com.

Lawmakers grilled the head of the state’s beleaguered ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pets of the Week: Bella and Brody

September 29, 2020

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet Bella and Brody Kenilworth's TAPinto Pets of the Week!

Bella is a four-year-old Pug and Brody is a three-year-old Bulldog. Bella loves hockey! The New Jersey Devils are her favorite team as she is known as the Hockey Pug. Brody loves to sleep and watch hockey as well. He is named after the greatest hockey goalie from the N.J. Devils Martin ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Abbey

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet Abbey Kenilworth's TAPinto Pet of the Week!

Abbey is a 1.5-year-old Red Headed Pomsky. Part Siberian Husky, part Pomeranian (100% Honey Badger:) She loves long walks and terrorizing turtles and ducks at Nomehegan Park. She loves cookie dough Blizzards from Dairy Queen, Nutter Butter Cookies, and doesn’t eat her vegetables. Her claim to fame ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Bob

KENILWORTH, NJ – Meet Bob Kenilworth's TAPinto Pet of the Week!

This is our cat, Bob Argentieri. He’s approximately four years old. We rescued him when he was just a kitten after a bad street fight with another cat. Bob enjoys meowing loudly at 4 am, sleeping most of the day, and laying in the window staring at birds and squirrels taunting him. He also ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Wendi and Chris Manderioli of TAPinto Randolph

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of October 2020 is Wendi and Chris Manderioli, who own and operate TAPinto Randolph.  The wife/husband team have built a profitable online local news business while providing high-quality, objective local news for the residents of Randolph, New Jersey.   

Q. Why did you want to franchise a TAPinto site? What caused you to choose ...

NJ Human Services’ Division of Disability Services Announces New Providers to Support Individuals with Physical Disabilities

September 30, 2020

Agencies in Burlington, Cape May and Monmouth counties will now assist eligible individuals in enrolling in the Personal Care Assistance Program

 

Sept. 30, 2020

 

(TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services’ Division of Disability Services is partnering with two new agencies to assist individuals with physical disabilities in accessing the supports ...