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St. Catherine's Carnival Kicks Off June 2 Featuring Wrist Band Thursday


CEDAR GROVE, NJ -  The excitement and fun of a family carnival is coming back to Cedar Grove, June 2-5, at St. Catherine of Siena parish, at the intersection of Pompton Ave (Rt. 23) and Bradford Ave.

Each year, thousands of revelers come from throughout the area to enjoy the St. Catherine’s Carnival midway games, thrilling rides, delicious food, and so much more. In the lower lot, enjoy the rides and games, and stop in at the Super 50/50 tent for your chance to win a fabulous prize. In the upper lot, delight in the Siena Grill & Ale House food and drink, and head into the school gym for Kids’ World fun for the little ones and delicious desserts at Katie’s Café.

Wristband Thursday: “All you can ride” for one price.

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The Carnival has put a new spin on ride tickets this year: For Thursday night only, buy a wristband for $30 and ride all night! You can get your Thursday night wristbands during our advance ticket sales, or at  the Carnival on Thursday night (June 2) at the ride ticket booths.

Advance tickets will be on sale at St. Catherine’s in the lower church:

  • Tuesday, May 31: 9 a.m.-noon & 3-6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, June 1: 9 a.m.-noon & 3-6 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 2: 9 a.m.-noon

From the Ferris wheel to the giant slide, have a great time on all the rides!

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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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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.

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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 ...

'The Sting' shimmers and shakes at Paper Mill

‘The Sting ‘slithers and shakes at Paper Mill Playhouse


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

Based on the sensational Paul Newman/Robert Redford film in 1973, the 1930s plot centers on a con game and gambling, sometimes on a train between New York and ...

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 ...