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NJ Mental Health Experts Participated In Cyberbullying Presentation in Montclair

May 19, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair residents were treated to an informative and powerful conversation on cyberbullying and were presented with ways to handle the devastating form of bullying.

The program entitled “Cyberbullying – The Great Fear” took place at The Union Congregational Church Thursday night and was put together by the League of Women Voters of the Montclair Area ...

Free Ticket Giveaway to See 'America's Got Talent' Star at the Wellmont, June 2

MONTCLAIR, NJ - TAPinto Montclair is giving away two pairs of tickets to two lucky winners to see 'America's Got Talent' star, Sal Valentinetti, perform at the Wellmont on June 2 at 8p.m.

Valentinetti, an Italian-American crooner known best for his vocals, larger than life personality and his heart of gold. The live performance will take place at the Wellmont ...

Montclair African American Heritage Foundation Honors WWII Veterans, Among Other Leaders for 2017

 

MONTCLAIR, NJ - On Saturday April 29, the Montclair African American Heritage Foundation and supporters gathered at the the Hanover Manor, West Orange to recognize businesses, municipal & organizations and to also pay special tribute to 5 World War 2 Veterans who all have made a mark in the Township of Montclair and Essex County through their work in ...

As New Bd. President and VP Chosen, Montclair Students Speak Out Over Athletic Director Termination

May 18, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Board of Education welcomed a new president and vice president at the most recent meeting on Tuesday and heard the public’s many concerns regarding the district’s recent personnel cuts.

At the May 16 reorganization meeting, Laura Hertzog and Franklin Turner were voted board president and vice president, respectively. Hertzog was voted in ...

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Murphy in Montclair on Saturday

May 17, 2017

NEWARK, NJ - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy will be in Montclair on Saturday, May 20 from 9:30a.m. -11:30a.m. Located at the Murphy Democratic Headquarters at 316 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, joining Murphy will be Levi Sanders.

Murphy has been making the rounds in Essex County, since early on in his campaign. He recently visited Newark to underscore his clean energy ...

Charter Schools Moratorium Sparks Sparring at Democratic Gubernatorial Primary Debate

NEWARK, NJ - The question of whether there should be a moratorium on charter schools sparked heated discussion among the four major New Jersey Democratic gubernatorial primary candidates gathered at a television debate in the studio of NJTV in downtown Newark on Thursday night, putting a direct spotlight on a critical educational issue in the state's largest city. 

While the ...

Rotary Club of the Caldwells Donates $2K to Montclair’s COPE Center

May 25, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Rotary Club of the Caldwells recently donated $2,000 to Montclair’s COPE Center, which provides counseling and behavioral health services to individuals and families in Essex County.

Pictured left to right are Erin Gloor, Rotary member; Tim Blattner, Rotary member; Kevin Hersh, Rotary member; Pat Marchese of Willing Hearts; Miriam Irvwin, Member of the ...

Montclair Council: Residents Pack Council Chambers to Weigh-in On Lackawanna Plaza Development

May 25, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The regular scheduled meeting of the council for the Township of Montclair began with a widely spirited discussion about the development of the historic Lackawanna Train Station with a scheduled presentation from the Lackawanna Plaza developer and property owner.

An open session followed a presentation of recognition to various residents and ...

Congressman Payne to Host Town Hall Meeting in Montclair, May 31

MONTCLAIR, N.J. – Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) will host a town hall meeting in Montclair on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM at the Montclair Municipal Building, located at 205 Claremont Avenue.

Payne, Jr. will take questions from constituents and discuss important issues like health care reform, President Trump’s budget proposal, and ...

NJ Mental Health Experts Participated In Cyberbullying Presentation in Montclair

May 19, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair residents were treated to an informative and powerful conversation on cyberbullying and were presented with ways to handle the devastating form of bullying.

The program entitled “Cyberbullying – The Great Fear” took place at The Union Congregational Church Thursday night and was put together by the League of Women Voters of the Montclair Area ...

Montclair Water Supplier: Irregular Chlorine Levels Will Normalize in a Few Days

MONTCLAIR, NJ - North Jersey Water Supply Company (NJDWSC), the Township's water supplier, experienced a decrease in its residual chlorine on May 10. To counteract the drop, NJDWSC raised chlorine levels in the treatment process.

Chlorine levels were well below allowable levels at all times but higher than what customers are normally accustomed to.

NJDWSC water has met all regulatory ...

2017 Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure Set for May 21

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Nearly 2,000 people are expected when the 2017 Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure is held at Liberty State Park in Jersey City on Sunday, May 21.

The race is partially sponsored by TAPinto.net.

The Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure’s official Master of Ceremonies will be WABC-TV Eyewitness News reporter Anthony Johnson, who has been a member of the the ...

Coffee with a Cop: Public Invited to Starbucks to Mingle with Montclair's Finest, June 1

May 25, 2017

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Police Department is hosting the next Coffee with a Cop event on June 1, 2017 from 08:30am—10:30am at Starbucks located at 40 Park Street in Montclair.

All residents are invited to attend and mingle with officers.

Questions about crime? The Montclair Police want to talk about it over a cup of coffee. 

Special invited guests ...

Nutley EMS Coordinator Michael J Rossi Jr Found Unresponsive by EMS Colleagues

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley EMS Coordinator Michael J. Rossi Jr. died, doing what he loved, Friday May 19, 2017.

Rossi, 51, was found unresponsive in his office at the Nutley Volunteer Emergency and Rescue Squad by members of the squad. His colleagues were not able to revive him. Rossi was pronounced dead at Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville NJ. 

He was the E.M.S.

Tree Topples Two Cars, Victim Cut Out Following Accident on Bellevue Ave.

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A very large tree fell down on top of two cars on Wednesday around 7 p.m., causing significant traffic delays.

Breaking News Network alerts noted that one of the victims was entrapped and had to be extricated from the vehicle. There was notable damage to the awning of store fronts located at 215 Bellevue Ave. off Valley Road. 

Eyewitnesses report that the ...

Travel: Our Spotlight Continues on New York City Weekend Activities

May 26, 2017

Paint-splattered shoes are considered a sartorial no no at most dining establishments and night clubs.

So it should come with a sense of relief that the first and only official paintball "ReBall" center in the TriState area -- and the only paintball facility in NYC -- is now open at Indoor Extreme Sports.

And even better, the New York Social Network wants to take you there for a ...

Travel: Berlin Airlift Legacy in Farmingdale

For nearly 30 years, the Farmingdale, N.J.-based Berlin Airlift Foundation has devoted itself to preserving the legacy of the 1948-49 humanitarian effort.

Nowhere is the work more prominent than with its Spirit of Freedom, a fully restored Douglas C-54 which contains inside its fuselage a museum filled with artifacts and information about the airlift.

That plane is still a regular at ...

TAPinto Travel: Historic Flight Set for New York City to Farmingdale, New Jersey

Nearly seventy years later and 4,000 miles away, one of history's greatest humanitarian efforts is about to remembered in New Jersey.

For almost precisely 15 years, the world's last remaining Boeing C-97 aircraft -- a Cold War workhorse linked to the famed Berlin Airlift in 1948-49 -- has sat idle, undergoing repairs and retrofits, overhauls and maintenance in a hangar at Floyd ...

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Jack Fernandez, Teen Who Went Missing in Bloomfield Found

May 25, 2017

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Jack Fernandez, the Bloomfield teenager who was last seen by his parents on Monday has been located.

TAPinto shared the Bloomfield Police Department's request for help in finding Jack earlier Monday. https://www.tapinto.net/towns/montclair/articles/missing-juvenile-from-bloomfield-essex-county

 

This is a developing story. Additional details will ...

Tour of Somerville: USA Collegiate Cycling Champion Determined to Arrive on Time From Ireland

May 26, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ – National Collegiate Cycling Champion Noah Granigan’s transatlantic journey to participate in the 74th annual Tour of Somerville senior men’s bike race will add yet another rich chapter to the extraordinary history of what has been described as the Kentucky Derby of Competitive Cycling.

For Granigan, the grueling marathon begins early on Memorial Day, May 29, ...

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Merchant of Venice Makes Memorable Opener at Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ – “The Merchant of Venice” has plenty to say about prejudice, suspision, money and cruelty.

Yet it has redeeming features as well, with Portia’s “quality of mercy” speech and Shylock’s insistence that Jews are individuals with feelings, thoughts and emotions as much as any other man or woman.  

Director Robert Cuccioli has gathered ...

Essex County Job Fair Today

May 25, 2017

Newark, NJ – On Thursday, May 25th, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Department of Economic Development, Training & Employment invite the public to attend the 2017 Essex County Job Fair that will feature over 190 vendors and service providers. The Essex County Job Fair will be held as ...