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Naughty by Nature to Celebrate 25th Anniversary with Special Performance in their Hometown during East Orange’s Annual Independence Day Celebration


EAST ORANGE, NJ - Hip hop pioneers and hometown icons Naughty by Nature will be special guest performers at this year’s East Orange Annual Independence Day Celebration on Monday, July 4, 2016.

The event will be held at Paul Robeson Stadium, North Clinton Street and Park Avenue. Gates will open at 5:30pm; the concert will begin at 7pm.

The Grammy-Award winning rap trio of Anthony Criss, Vincent Brown, and Kier Gist — better known as Treach, Vin Rock, and DJ Kay Gee — are currently on tour to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their debut self-titled album. The July 4th city event presented the group with an ideal opportunity to show love to East Orange and their longest-standing fans.

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Naughty by Nature made one of their earliest debuts at the stadium during a Fourth of July Celebration back when it was known as Martens Stadium. That concert was a pivotal moment in their career and set the stage for the international success that followed.

The event, hosted by Ms. Theresa, will also feature New Jersey club music producer DJ Lil Man, local R&B group The After Special, and a spectacular fireworks display. The celebration is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact the Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs at 973-414-4141 or email

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April 17, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - This morning's downpours sent torrents of water into the Third River causing it to over flow its banks.

Passaic Avenue at Brookside was closed by the Nutley Police Department shortly after TAPinto Nutley arrived to capture these images of the flooding. 

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After Comparing Democrats to Nazis, Leaders Call for Resignation of Montville Committeewoman

April 12, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee voted to censure Committee Member June Witty for a personal Facebook post she made on April 8 which compared Democrats to Nazis. All four members of the five-person committee asked for her resignation.

The post, a chart which states that Nazis believed in “media mind control,” “no guns,” abortion, and ...

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Letter to the Editor: Don't Complain. Vote!

April 14, 2018

Don’t Complain; Vote!

It’s no secret that people have strong feelings about what’s happening in our country. It’s also true that much of politics is local. In November, 11th District residents will have the opportunity to choose a new congressional representative who will not only serve as a critical check on the federal level, but also determine how our distract fares ...

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MILLBURN, NJ – In a premiere production of “The Sting,” Harry Connick Jr. commands the Paper Mill Playhouse stage in Millburn.

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12th Annual Coffee and A Cause 'Friendraiser' at the Salvation Army, May 3

April 20, 2018

The Salvation Army will celebrate its 12th Annual Coffee & a Cause “friendraiser” on Thursday, May 3rd 2018.

The Salvation Army came to Montclair in 1891, a time when the community was coming into its own. As times changed so did the needs of the community.  In the late 1970’s The Salvation Army expanded the scope of services it provided and developed a social ...