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JESPY Featured in NBC’s Today.com Pride Segment

June 24, 2021

SOUTH ORANGE — Every year during the month of June, Pride is celebrated across the country. JESPY House, a South Orange nonprofit that supports adults with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, was recently included in an NBC Today Show online segment that highlighted the month and its importance.

To put the spotlight on various aspects and issues of concern to the LGBTQ+ ...

Photos Wanted: Share Your 2021 Graduation Photos with TAPinto Livingston

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In an effort to properly honor the many milestones being reached this week by Livingston Public School (LPS) students, TAPinto Livingston is asking the public to share photos from any events related to the graduation of students from Livingston High School, Heritage Middle School or any of the LPS elementary schools. Kindergarten and Preschool graduation photos from ...

Special Offer for New Families with Incoming Third Graders at Temple B'nai Abraham

​Temple B’nai Abraham is excited to offer to new-to-TBA families with an incoming 3rd grader, a program where they will pay only tuition to the  JLP and their security fee and have their membership Jewish Learning Program.  Dues  will be waived for 6 months (September 2021-February 2022)!  You will not be billed for any membership dues until March 1, ...

Sadness in Dads: It’s a Bigger Problem Than You Think

Did you know that approximately 1 in 7 mothers suffers from a postpartum mental illness, such as postpartum depression (PPD)?

Did you know that approximately 1 in 10 dads suffers the same thing?

And did you know that, if mom is suffering from PPD, 50% of their partners likely will as well?

The Monday after Father’s Day has, for the last few years, been christened International ...

Longtime Friends Spreading the News in Bordentown

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When longtime friends Elizabeth Meyers and Kristin Antonello saw that the greater Bordentown area was in need of a hyperlocal news outlet, they jumped at the opportunity to bring TAPinto into the community.

The two recognized Bordentown as a community that would benefit from a TAPinto site because there was no publication devoted only to local news.

“There was a ...

Essex County News: George Floyd Statue Defaced One Week After Unveiling in Newark

June 24, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — A 700-pound bronze statue of George Floyd unveiled last week near the steps of Newark City Hall was defaced late Wednesday night, authorities said.

Before 6 a.m. on Thursday, police reported that a sergeant in the area of City Hall noticed the statue of Floyd was defaced with graffiti. The face of the statue was also painted black, and in ...


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Evi Meinhardt (Nee Singer), loving wife, mother, grandmother friend and active community member, ...
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My Own Little Gay History in South Orange

June 14, 2021

When Peter and I were living in Jersey City, circa 1995, we received a flyer about musical instruments being sold by the Seton Hall Music Department at rock-bottom prices. Peter really wanted a piano in the house — even though neither of us were masters of the instrument. But it would fit nicely in our living room, and I had always grown up with a piano in the house.

So we ...