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October 7, 2022

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — The COVID-19 pandemic caused workers, businesses and consumers to change many of their everyday activities. Many companies added or increased door-to-door deliveries, customers were able to pick up their items curbside and employees kept connected with the office and other ...

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Montclair, NJ –– A rally will take place in Montclair on Saturday, October 8 at 11AM, organizers announced. Entitled a “March to ROEvember,” the event will be in support of reproductive rights and to mobilize voters ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. Among the many collaborators, will be ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ — Maria Sikoutris Di Iorio said she's hearing kids say things now that they never said before. "Nobody would ever talk about therapy in the past," Sikoutris Di Iorio told TAPinto. "Now we've got 10-year-olds saying 'I have to go see my therapist.'" Sikoutris Di Iorio is a ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Township of Montclair officials have announced work to begin on the water line, starting October 6. On Thursday, October 6th the Montclair Water Bureau will begin the replacement of the 2 inch galvanized line that runs up Highland Terrace. They added, "We estimate the job ...

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SUMMIT, NJ — In her 30-plus year professional career, Dr. Alison Johnson has never seen anything like the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of kids. "It felt like a tsunami," Johnson told TAPinto. "It was so traumatic and the impact on people was seriously traumatic." At ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Lakeland Bank has made a $13 million deal with federal authorities to avoid prosecution for alleged discrimination against people of color who tried to get mortgages, loans and credit in Newark and minority areas in three New Jersey three counties. This settlement coincides with ...

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(Millburn, NJ – October 5, 2022) – Paper Mill Playhouse announces that Jen Bender (Broadway’s The Lion King, The Wedding Singer, Avenue Q) will join PMP as Associate Artistic Director, following longtime Associate Artistic Director Patrick Parker, who stepped down on September 30, 2022 after 27 ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Planning Board meeting on October 3 was notable for its reliance on substitutes.   Vice Chair Keith Brodock ran the meeting, substituting for Chairman John Wynn, a member of the planning department sat in as a substitute for Planning Director Janice Talley, and the one ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — When discussing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of New Jersey's residents, Carolyn Beauchamp is concerned and wants to take action. "We don't have a big enough system of care. We don't have enough centers, clinics, we don't have enough understanding of ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – 

Vleck House & Gardens are supporting Fall with a Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit from October 17-31.  The Scarecrows in the Garden exhibit consists of handcrafted scarecrows created by scout troops, nonprofits, local businesses, families, classes, and individuals on ...

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Take your garden to new heights with alliums. This ornamental member of the onion family provides welcome color as spring bulbs fade, and before summer perennials fill our gardens with colorful blooms. Most people have seen pictures of the giant allium but there are many other options of flower ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Police and county homicide detectives continue their search today for the gunman who fatally shot a 25-year-old woman last week outside a Central Avenue business. Police found the woman, identified as Juan Sharonda Fonrose of East Orange, with gunshot wounds outside a commercial ...

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GLEN RIDGE, NJ - A fatal accident involving a motorcycle occurred in Glen Ridge Tuesday, officials confirm. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Glen Ride Police Chief Sean Quinn announced last week that the Essex County Prosecutor’s Crime Scene Investigations Bureau is ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - On October 10, Montclair School Edgement will be honoring Northern New Jersey indigenous communities with a drum circle. Indigenous Peoples’ Day is celebrated on the second Monday of October, on October 10 this year, to honor the cultures and histories of the Native American ...

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MONTCLAIR NJ - 'Latinos of Montclair' will be hosting the First Latino/Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Saturday, October 1, 2022, organizers announced. This inaugural Latino Heritage celebration will be in partnership with the Montclair Art Museum and hosted by Dominican-American actress, ...

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TRENTON, NJ - A Nutley restaurant was issued a stop-work order by the NJ Department of Labor (NJDOL) after the owner failed to pay more than $100,000 in back wages and penalties. A 2018 complaint about workers not receiving the correct amount of tips from credit card initiated the action. There are ...

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Take your garden to new heights with alliums. This ornamental member of the onion family provides welcome color as spring bulbs fade and before summer perennials fill our gardens with colorful blooms. Most people have seen pictures of the giant allium but there are many other options of flower ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Choose New Jersey, an organization that stimulates job creation and attracts business to the state, has opened an office in Ireland, making New Jersey the first state in the U.S. to have an economic development office in that nation. “New Jersey’s longstanding connection to Ireland, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The issue of the shared-fire-services contract when Glen Ridge, which started out as a butterfly’s wing flap of an issue during the past summer, was a full-fledged storm by the time the Montclair Township Council was set to vote on approving it at its September 28 meeting.  Numbers, ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Members of the New Jersey National Guard will soon deploy to Florida to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, which made landfall on Wednesday as a Category 4 storm. Gov. Phil Murphy announced 135 members, in addition to 40 military and support vehicles will be sent to help with ...

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NEWARK, NJ — When visitors to Newark's Forest Hill neighborhood walk its leafy streets, they often marvel at the existence of such a green oasis in the midst of New Jersey's largest city. Once a year, a neighborhood-wide artistic and architectural showcase lets everybody know what locals already ...

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NEWARK, NJ — The city Housing Authority’s former information technology director is going to federal prison for two years, after he admitted embezzling money from that agency to buy and resell 1,500 cellphones and other electronics. U.S. District Judge Brian Martinotti, who presides in Newark, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — Montclair students celebrated the International Day of Peace last week, officials announced. The September 21 event was a collaborative effort in support of 24-hours of non-violence and cease-fire where students from Montclair High School and Edgemont Montessori school stood in ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Township of Bloomfield is holding a donation drive this Saturday, October 1, at Fire Headquarters to support residents of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic who have been impacted by the devastation caused by Hurricane Fiona.  “Thank you to all the residents who have ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Township has joined forces with six other towns to temporarily change the way they purchase electricity, officials announced. Montclair, Glen Ridge, Glen Rock, Livingston, Maplewood, South Orange and Verona have announced that rising prices prompted officials to ...

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NEWARK, NJ - When Newark native Shakur Stevenson walked into Prudential Arena on Friday night, he was far from alone. More than 10,000 people, an arena record, came to watch him fight Brazilian boxer Robson Conceição, the first Olympic champion from his country. With all eyes fixed on him, ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Mutual Aid will be hosting a silent disco party on Thursday, Oct. 6th from 7- 11PM. Entitled, “Boogie Night at the Plaza,” guests are welcome to join Montclair Mutual Aid, The Weirdo Party and Montclair Center BID for this outdoor silent disco dance party at the ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - A Montclair man was fatally shot and killed in Orange on Thursday, officials said. Former Montclair high school wrestler, Katon Washington, 28, was found with gunshot wounds on Alden and Cleveland Streets in Orange around 12:54AM, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N.

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NEWARK, NJ - On Friday night, Newark will witness something raw, elemental, and real - a boxing match between two fighters, one from the city, one from Brazil. Native son Shakur Stevenson will do battle at the Prudential Center against Robson Conceição, the first boxer from his country to win ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Succeed2gether’s Pathways Forward program will be hosting an Open House on Thursday September 29, from 6:30 p.m. All interested students, parents, and potential mentors are invited! Current mentors and students also will attend. Pathways Forward is a goal-oriented mentoring ...

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