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Black Women's Activism, A Historical Perspective

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Add to My Calendar 10/05/2021 7:00pm 10/05/2021 8:00pm America/New_York Black Women's Activism, A Historical Perspective

Dr. Betty Livingston Adams explores African-American women’s agency in the political arena and invites us to reflect on the expansion of American democracy and voting rights and grassroots resistance to white supremacy. She is the author of Black Women’s Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb. To get the link and register go to: ...

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Healthgrades Recognizes All Atlantic Health System Medical Centers for Hallmark Specialties


All five Atlantic Health System medical centers were honored for delivering high-quality care and superior outcomes across multiple specialties in the Healthgrades 2022 Report to the Nation, released today. Among the national and regional recognitions, Morristown Medical Center became the only hospital in the nation to achieve 2022 Specialty Excellence awards in each of the following ...

How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Have you ever been swarmed by a bug and noticed a strange and unpleasant smell?

You probably encountered a stink bug.

Chances are, if you have a stink bug infestation, your nose will let you know and you'll want to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. 

Keep reading to learn more about how to get rid of stink bugs. 

Understanding Stink Bugs

Whether you already ...

How to Recycle Right in Union County

Recycling has been subject to statewide rules in New Jersey since 1987, but questions continually arise about recycling. The Union County Bureau of Recycling and Planning wants to help residents learn the rules and “Recycle Right.” Here are answers to four of the most frequently asked questions we receive about recycling in Union County:

Q: What is ACCPTABLE in my curbside ...

Kenilworth Trunk or Treat Vehicles Needed for Halloween

October 19, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following announcement from Kenilworth Rec Program Administrator Kristin Boyle. 


A lot of people have registered for our Trunk or Treat on Halloween - but we Need Vehicles!!!! Looking for 30-40 vehicles to commit to make this event a success. Without vehicles, we have no Trunk or Treat.

To register your ...

Kenilworth Recap: Caetanos Cucina New Hours, Public Safety Meeting, Battle of the Badges & More

KENILWORTH, NJ - Did you miss this past week's top stories? Catch up on what you missed in the links below.

Caetanos Cucina in Kenilworth New Hours

Kenilworth Public Safety Meeting is a Success

Kenilworth Police Department Win Battle of the Badges

2 Westfield Restaurants Face Mandatory Closures for Health Code Violations

Full House? Police Break Up Gambling Operation ...

School Mask Mandate Opponents Rally at the State House

October 19, 2021

TRENTON, NJ -- Hundreds of New Jerseyans gathered outside the State House Annex Building in Downtown Trenton on Monday to rally against Governor Phil Murphy's executive order which mandates that school employees must receive a COVID-19 vaccination. 

Organizers intentionally planned the rally to be held on the same day that the Governor's Order took effect ...

Kenilworth Schools Report Progress on District Goals, Announce New Objectives for 2021-22

KENILWORTH, NJ - Students aren’t the only ones expected to meet standards at Kenilworth Public Schools.

The district also sets ambitious goals for itself and its schools, Harding Elementary and Brearley Middle-High School. After establishing goals in the 2020-21 school year, Kenilworth updated its objectives for this year – and is ready to share achievements related to the ...

Resources Now Available to Help K-12 Schools Teach Climate Change in the Classroom

NEW JERSEY – Online resources have been made available to school districts and educators that can be used to incorporate climate change education across K-12 classrooms beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, announced the New Jersey Department of Education.

New Jersey became the first state in the nation to incorporate climate change across its revised state K-12 learning standards ...

Kenilworth Volunteer Fire Department Announces Passing of Firefighter

October 20, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - Please see the following message from the Kenilworth Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad.

It is with deep sadness that the Kenilworth, NJ Volunteer Fire Department announces the sudden passing of Firefighter Shawn Kelly. Firefighter Kelly joined the ranks of the Kenilworth Fire Department in 2005 and graduated the Union County Fire Academy where he earned his ...

Kenilworth Police Department Win Battle of the Badges

KENILWORTH, NJ - On Saturday, October 9 Kenilworth PBA Local 135 hosted their annual PBA BASH Battle of the Badges.

The Kenilworth Police Department played the Fire Department in a flag football matchup on the David Brearley High School football field. It was an exciting game and the outcome concluded the KPD beating the KFD with a final score 42-7. "It was a great day competing ...

Football: Brearley Takes Down Bound Brook

October 16, 2021

KENILWORTH, NJ - It was an exhilarating game for the Bears Friday night as they defeated the Crusaders with a 34-20 victory. The outcome shows just how well the Bears determination persevered. The teams standing rank is now 4-2.

"Going into the game we felt confident in our gameplan and executed it throughout the week" junior quarterback Matt Sims said.

Brearley Football Faces Bound Brook Tonight

KENILWORTH, NJ - The Bears are set to take on the Crusaders at Bound Brook High School tonight at 7 p.m.

The team currently stands 3-2 overall. Last week they lost to Bernards 36-12.

Update: NJ Transit Conductor Assaulted After She Asked Man to Wear a Mask

October 20, 2021

GLEN ROCK, NJ — A Bronx man threatened an NJ Transit Train conductor with a knife this morning after she asked him to wear a mask, police said.

At approximately 10:30 a.m., a woman came into police headquarters reporting there was a disturbance on a New Jersey Transit train at the Bergen Line Train Station across from Borough Hall, police said. 

When police arrived ...

Man Who Illegally Dumped Deer Remains Arrested, Police Say

NEWARK, NJ — A North Arlington man on Wednesday was arrested on summonses for the illegal dumping of deer carcasses in Newark, authorities announced. 

Paul A. Bartella, 60, of North Arlington, was charged with the disposal of solid waste, transport of solid waste, dead deer tagging and transport violations for an incident at Verona Avenue near Broadway, ...

New Jersey Unveils Memorial Honoring Officers Who Died During COVID-19 Pandemic

TRENTON – New Jersey’s law enforcement leaders gathered today at the Richard J. Hughes Justice Complex in Trenton to unveil the state’s first permanent memorial honoring police officers and other law enforcement professionals who died during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The memorial honors the twenty-eight law enforcement personnel who passed away from COVID-related complications, ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Coco

October 18, 2021

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

This is Coco. She is five years old and a Jersey girl at heart. She recently moved from New Jersey to Florida. Coco LOVES bacon and will follow you anywhere for it! For a little girl, she is quite the bed hog.

Submitted By: Carol Williams

Would you like your pet to be ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Meatball

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

Little Meatball was welcomed into our lives at the beginning of this year. He mostly spends his time chewing furniture and house shoes, but occasionally he takes a break and enjoys a yummy bully stick.  Although he’s not much for walks and begins to drag his butt and paws along the sidewalk in ...

Boulevard Veterinary Clinic Pet of the Week: Coral Mate

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

The Mate family of Kenilworth adopted coral 16 ½ years ago when he was only five weeks old. At that time, he was only the size of his mother’s palms and his ears were still curled. The minute he was adopted he stole his family's hearts as they bottle fed him for a week after he was ...

Behind the Headlines: How a Text Message Led a TAPinto Franchisee to Get Answers for His Community

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The text message was straight and to the point.

“Hey they have all of our (expletive) and we can’t get it out.”

That certainly got John Mooney’s attention.

Then the TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood franchisee saw a post on Facebook and started asking some questions.

“They said ‘hey this is going on — we’re going to ...

Email is Key to News Publishers Clawing Back Advertising Dollars from Social Media

Many news publishers are struggling to produce enough advertising dollars to be sustainable, with many now erecting paywalls or going the non-profit route to attempt to stay in business. However, publications would be wise to think about what advantages that they can bring to a potential advertiser that social media cannot offer. One such tool is email.

Any publisher who has stayed on top of ...

How a Change of Plan Led TAPinto's Newest Franchisee to Stay in Princeton

PRINCETON, NJ -- Richard Rein had a 4-month plan.  He was going to work with a Princeton University professor, who was teaching a class on expository writing.  After that, head north.

“My original plan was to move to New York City where the action was,” Rein said.

That was nearly 4 decades ago.  He never left.

Today, Rein is still in ...

New Jersey to Invest $634M to Enhance Medicaid Services for Older Adults and Individuals with Disabilities

October 20, 2021

Feds Approve Department Plan to use American Rescue Plan Matching Funds to Strengthen Home and Community-based Services 

(TRENTON) – Acting Human Services Commissioner Sarah Adelman today announced the federal government has approved Department plans to invest $634 million over the next three years to bolster efforts to strengthen and expand home and community-based ...