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NJ Pastry Chef to Compete in Food Network’s ‘Chopped Sweets!’

February 22, 2020

This story first appeared in TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood.

Scotch Plains resident Joe Murphy, a corporate pastry chef for the legendary restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten, founder of the Jean-Georges Restaurant Group, will compete on the Food Network program “Chopped Sweets!” on Monday, Feb. 24. The show, hosted by “Chopped!” judge and “Best Bakers in ...

8 Great Places to Celebrate National Margarita Day in New Jersey

Saturday, Feb. 22, is National Margarita Day. In honor of the holiday, we compiled a list of great places in New Jersey to imbibe one of the tasty tequila cocktails, whether you prefer yours on the rocks or frozen.

Salud!

Jose Tejas, Woodbridge and Fairfield. It doesn’t matter if you’re ordering fajitas or crawfish etouffee —  nothing goes better with a ...

New Stuffed Burger Restaurant in Springfield Promises ‘Super’ Experience

This article first appeared in TAPinto Springfield.

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — On Presidents Day, Feb. 17, Super Stuffed Burgers celebrates its grand opening in Springfield. We got a sneak peak Friday afternoon when co-owners Rob Grunauer and Rey Perez spoke about their new venture.

“I am a comic book enthusiast/collector,” Grunauer said. “So the love of comics, ...

NJ Chefs to Take the Challenge at Girl Scout Cookie Cook-Off

Can’t get enough Girl Scout Cookies? Then head to the third annual Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey Great Cookie Cook-off next month in Scotch Plains, where New Jersey chefs will compete to see who can best incorporate the perennial treats into dishes both sweet and savory.

The fundraiser will be held at Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains on Thursday, March 12. Jackie ...

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Essex County Should Stop Turtleback Zoo Expansion

February 12, 2020

The jewel of Essex County is the two-thousand-acre South Mountain Reservation, which serves as an offset to the crowded urban and suburban towns in this region. Unfortunately, it seems that our own elected officials are leading an assault on that precious open space. Each year acres of wooded land are being replaced with concrete and pavement. This is a misuse of the Open Space Trust Fund as our ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Brain Injury in American Troops - Executive Director Responds

I am honored to serve as Executive Director of Opportunity Project, a non-profit organization which has served adults with brain injury located in Millburn, New Jersey. 

Since 1993, we have supported our members as they navigate the devastating after-effects of brain injury along with educate the public about brain injury awareness.

In response to recent remarks regarding brain injury ...

Congressman Tom Malinowski visits Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center

February 21, 2020

SUMMIT, NJ - FEBRUARY 20, 2020 - Congressman Tom Malinowski (NJ-07) visited Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center in Summit on Thursday, where he was given a first-hand look at the innovative ways that the hospital is delivering high-quality care.

The visit included a presentation and discussion with Overlook’s leadership led by Atlantic Health System President and ...

Seeking Summer Host Families- Three Week Commitment for Lifelong Friendships

Education First (“EF”), the language / cultural exchange program from Boston, MA is looking for host families for foreign students studying English in the US this summer. Could that be you?   

EF offers foreign students (usually high school seniors) the opportunity to study English in the US while staying with local host families.  The New Jersey program ...

Placing Your Classified on TAPinto is Easy and Affordable

Do you have a job opening you need to fill?  Are you looking to advertise a garage or estate sale?  TAPinto classifieds are an easy and affordable way to advertise your job openings, garage sales, sell used items and more. Placing your classified on TAPinto’s trusted local marketplace is easy and affordable.  Log in and click Submit Content and get started ...

Newark Alumni Discuss Sports, Activism for NPL’s Black Lives Matter Panel

NEWARK, NJ — At a time when public figures are more public than ever, athletes who champion politically charged social causes often face a hailstorm of reactions from fans and sports leagues themselves.

Newark alumni and athletes joined panel moderator CC Minton at Newark Public Library on Thursday to explore what it looks like when sports and activism join hands on a local ...

Community Members, Family Foundation Mark American Heart Month with $2.5 Million Donation to Gagnon Cardiovascular Center Expansion

As individuals and organizations across the nation gather to raise awareness of heart disease during American Heart Month, Thomas P. and Sally Mac Mahon and Ken and Claudia Silverman have marked the occasion by giving $1.5 and $1 million, respectively, to further expand the largest cardiovascular program in the state — Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center. The ...

Atlantic Health System and CentraState Healthcare System Announce Clinical Affiliation

Partnership Enhances Community Health Care Quality and Access

Atlantic Health System and CentraState Healthcare System today announced a clinical affiliation that will provide enhanced access to high-quality specialty health care services to the communities of central Jersey. The affiliation will accelerate the growth of CentraState’s oncology and neuroscience programs through linkages ...

Atlantic Health System Earns Spot for 12th Year on Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies To Work For®’ List

Atlantic Health System is leading the way in delivering innovative, high-quality health care in an award-winning workplace that cares for patients and caregivers alike.  For the 12th consecutive year, Atlantic Health System was once again named to Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®,” ranking number #89 on the prestigious list.

“Our 17,000 talented team ...

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