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Second Annual Happy Jack Runraiser to Be Held in Memory of Livingston's Jack Nathan

May 19, 2022

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month and to help break the stigma attached to mental illness, the Happy Jack’s World organization—the brainchild of Livingston resident Jack Nathan, whose friends and family have been keeping his legacy alive since his untimely death in 2020—is hosting its second annual “Happy Jack Runraiser” ...

Livingston Teen Raises Funds for Abandoned Pets in Ukraine

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Animal lover Morgan Immitt, a 13-year-old Livingston student choosing to help abandoned pets in Ukraine as part of her bat mitzvah project, is looking to the community for support in this endeavor.

While watching the early news coverage of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Immitt said she was quickly overcome with compassion for the victims as well as the pets they ...

Livingston Chapter of Young Men's Service League Celebrates Accomplishments of Inaugural Year

EAST HANOVER, NJ — A banquet honoring members of the Young Men's Service League (YMSL) Livingston chapter who showed exceptional leadership and exceeded the expectation of hours dedicated to helping the community was recently held at Hanover Manor in celebration of the organization’s successful first year.  

The YMSL Livingston chapter, the first of its kind in New ...

Livingston Teen Hosts Second Event For #SameHere Mental Health Organization

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Three years after organizing an event supporting the #SameHere mental health movement as part of her bat mitzvah project, Livingston High School freshman Alexa Kipnis recently hosted her second event benefiting the global nonprofit organization at Cedar Hill Country Club. 

“#SameHere means that we are all the same,” said Kipnis. “We all struggle ...

Livingston Community Gathers to Raise Ukrainian Flag in Solidarity as Russian Invasion Continues

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Chants of “Slava Ukraini,” meaning “glory to Ukraine,” rang out at Livingston Town Hall on Monday night as the Livingston mayor and council declared Chervonohrad, Ukraine as a “Sister City” of Livingston and raised the Ukrainian flag in solidarity with those impacted by the Russian invasion.

Dozens of Livingston ...

Livingston Township to Declare Chervonohrad, Ukraine a Sister City at Flag Raising Ceremony

LIVINGSTON, NJ — When the Township of Livingston raises the Ukrainian flag outside Livingston Town Hall at 7:30 p.m. on Monday in collaboration with the Friends of Chervonohrad—a grassroots organization working locally to support refugees in the Chervonohrad region of Ukraine—the mayor and council will also declare Chervonohrad as a “Sister City” of ...

JESPY House Clients Present Proceeds from Knitted Flag Pins to Ukrainian Orthodox Church

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — For several weeks, five clients of JESPY House in South Orange have been busy knotting and crocheting Ukrainian Flag Pins. The hand-made flags are available for purchase from Rocket Ship Print Shop in South Orange, the General Store Cooperative in Maplewood and directly from JESPY House for $5 each.

Sales have already been made to a number of local supporters.

Livingston Declares Don Schwartz Day in Honor of Local Photographer and Volunteer's Longstanding Service

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Now that the Livingston Township Council has returned to in-person government meetings after two years of meeting virtually, the council is taking the opportunity to recognize outstanding citizens like Don Schwartz—a 45-year resident best known for capturing special photographs of students, veterans, community leaders, athletes and volunteers—who was ...

Ukrainian-American Livingston Teen Collects Essential Supplies for Refugees

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Marina Chernin, a Ukrainian-American high school junior from Livingston whose mother immigrated to the United States in 1991, is collecting essential medical supplies and humanitarian supplies such as blankets, warm socks and mittens through the end of April for refugees in need.

In addition to having friends and family still living in Ukraine, Chernin also has friends ...

Livingston Motoryclists Donate to Local Organizations Aimed at Feeding Those in Need

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Thanks to their winter fundraising activities in 2021-2022, members of Livingston’s Diamondback Adventure Society—a motorcycle-riding club that rides every Saturday while also engaging in quarterly charity events—presented two $100 donations to local charities earlier this month, including Livingston Philanthropies, Inc. (LPI) of Livingston and ...

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North Jersey Jack & Jill: Senior Teens Donate over $21,000 to Wynona's House

May 16, 2022

On May 9, 2022, Wynona’s House CEO Dominic Prophete and his staff warmly welcomed the Jack and Jill North Jersey chapter delegation to the facility and was overwhelmed by the Senior Teens’ generous $21,228.94 donation.  Mr. Prophete expressed profound gratitude, passionately spoke about the organization’s mission and services and conducted a tour of the facility.  From ...

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NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey ("SHCCNJ") threw its support behind the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and St. Peter's HealthCare System, which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick. 

In a letter to the Federal Trade ...

African American Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBH Transaction with St. Peters

New Brunswick, NJ – Access to quality medical care in New Jersey is vital to underserved populations. That's why the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (“AACCNJ”) announced its support for the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in New Brunswick, which will lead to the creation of New ...

RWJBarnabas Health, Saint Peter’s Healthcare System Vision to Create NJ’s First Premier Academic Medical Center Gets State Approval

New Brunswick, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) announced that the State of New Jersey has approved their transaction to create New Jersey’s first premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) located in New Brunswick.

“This is a tremendous milestone in a years-long ...

Home of the Week: 831 Grandview Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090

Check out 831 Grandview Ave in Westfield; this colonial in the Manor Park neighborhood won’t last long. With a new outdoor staircase leading to the enclosed front porch, a new roof, and other updates since 2021, you’re getting modern living with classic character. From the porch, you’ll step in to the sun filled living room with bay windows that flows into the updated kitchen ...

Livingston Sophomore Yunfeng Wu Earns Second Place in Congressional Art Competition

May 16, 2022

MONTCLAIR, NJ — Livingston High School sophomore Yunfeng Wu has earned second place for his artwork in Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill’s fourth annual Congressional Art Competition for high school students in New Jersey’s 11th District. Wu’s piece, entitled “Chaos and Resilience,” was displayed along with the submissions of all participants during an in-person ...

Studies of the Future: Clinical Trials for Breast Cancer at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center

May 19, 2022

Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, in Livingston, has been at the forefront of the treatment of breast cancer for decades. One way the hospital maintains its reputation as one of the best in the tri-state area is by participating in clinical trials, which are research studies that help determine if a new drug would be effective in treating a specific condition. In partnership with Rutgers ...

JESPY Partners with Paper Mill Playhouse for Performance Showcasing JESPY Clients

SOUTH ORANGE – With the musical talents of JESPY clients in the spotlight, JESPY has partnered with Millburn’s Paper Mill Playhouse to present a showcase of Broadway songs to be performed by the clients on June 18 at 4pm.

The performance, which is open to the public, is tentatively titled A New Beginning. Set to take place at JESPY, the play will feature client talents, alternating ...

Summer is here and ready for a Memorable 2022 in the LBI Region

LBI REGION, NJ — After a soggy Spring, everyone is looking to heat things up for Memorial Day Weekend, the traditional start of summer along the Jersey Coast. The weather is just one of many reasons to take a quick trip to 18 miles of beautiful beaches, scenic bays, and of course legendary Pinelands. The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, which operates a year-round visitor ...

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Fri, May 20, 7:00 AM

Paper Mill Playhouse and Paper Mill Studios, Millburn

Registration Open for Summer Musical Theater ...

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Sat, May 21, 9:00 AM

Regenus Center, East Hanover

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The facts are clear about prostate cancer – and what you can do about it

Prostate cancer is dangerous – right? The disease remains the number one solid organ cancer diagnosis among men in the United States, with more than 248,000 newly diagnosed cases each year. Yet while there can be great differences in how prostate cancer affects each patient, there’s little debate that it is important to monitor for the disease.

Urologist Naeem Rahman, MD, part of ...

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

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Jan 14, 1936 - Mar 27, 2021
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Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

May 19, 2022

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, marking an increase of seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month, according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according to AAA, at ...