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September 26, 2021

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Stevie van Zandt, of The Sopranos and Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band, will headline the fifth annual Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival on October 2 and 3, 2021.  Authors include Henry Winkler, Colm Tóibín, Joyce Carol Oates, Paul Auster, Kai Bird, Katie Kitamura, Ly ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur spoke with comedian John Poveromo about vaccinations and their role in stand-up comedy venues. Vaccine mandates have been making headlines recently in the stand-up comedy world, with Saturday Night Live alumni Jim Breuer making a statement ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Just days before the South Orange Performing Arts Center was poised to roll out its robust 2021-2022 season, Hurricane Ida ravaged the nonprofit theater, as well as the surrounding downtown area. In the days immediately following the storm, SOPAC announced that all September ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ __ The catalytic converters recently stolen from beneath eight South Orange-Maplewood School District buses are likely worth about $20,000, according to police. The Maplewood Police Department is investigating the theft of the expensive exhaust system components, reporting that ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - More foul weather is forecasted for this afternoon into tomorrow morning, September 24. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for portions of Essex County, a warning area locals have come to respect after remnants of Hurricane Ida stormed through the area ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Township Council, at its conference meeting of September 21, heard a great deal about the pending ordinance that would change parking rules for the C-1 commercial zone in Montclair Center.  The changes would essentially require downtown businesses to determine where ...

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SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The parents of a Seton Hall University student who died Monday while on campus thanked those who knew and loved their daughter, said university President Nyre in a statement. Nyre said the student, Kristen McCartney, a sophomore in the School of Diplomacy and International ...

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PHILADELPHIA, PA — Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies, was alive with chants of “Frank the Tank” this week as dozens of local supporters of Livingston Public Schools (LPS) baseball alumnus Frank Schwindel filled the stands to witness the latest in the Chicago Cubs first baseman’s ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Representatives from Ginkgo Bioworks reviewed the nuts and bolts of Montclair’s K-12 COVID-19 pool testing program at Monday’s Board of Education (BOE) meeting.  Ginkgo Bioworks, a state-contracted biotech vendor that conducts COVID-19 testing in schools across the US, will ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — Midway through National Suicide Prevention Month in September and nearly two months after the death of her 14-year-old son, Shiv, Livingston mom Shilpa Kulkarni addressed the Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) on Tuesday night about the challenges Shiv faced and what steps the ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The NJSIAA, through its partnership with Gridiron New Jersey, has released the first set of rankings for the 2021 high school football season.   Montclair, who has lost two, is ranked 17th.  Bergen Tech, who when joining the Ivy Division of the North Jersey Super Football ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Township of Montclair has announced that the Department of Community Services (DCS) crews have collected storm-damaged items on most township streets, as of September 13. They will continue collecting these items, along with regular bulk waste, according to the normal bulky ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The New Jersey Council for the Social Studies has named Shamshadeen Mayers, who teaches Advanced Placement United States history and Advanced Placement comparative government and politics at BHS, the Teacher of the Year Award for the 2021-2022 school year. A teacher at BHS since ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Girl Scout Troop 20340 cut the ribbon on the new Little Free Food Pantry they installed at Bloomfield Fire Station No. 3 on East Passaic Avenue on Friday afternoon. Junior Girl Scout troop members Amy Guerro, Danica Sostarecz,Isabella Martinez, Kayla Alfano, Alyssa Pantoja, ...

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    www.newarkschoolofthearts.org   A Musical Legacy Grows in Newark   by Helen S. Paxton Family legacies take many different forms. Some families' names adorn buildings, and some are memorialized in businesses and charitable foundations. But family legacies don't need to be big or ...

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MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (September 17, 2021) – Mountainside Medical Center names Melba Malaran (pictured center) as the Care Award recipient for August. Mountainside Medical Center’s Care award is a monthly award that focuses on recognizing team members whose behaviors and attitudes best exemplify ...

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MONTCLAIR, New Jersey (September 17, 2021) – Every year more than 1.3 million Americans will be living with, or be in remission from, a blood cancer. Multiple myeloma, one of three main blood cancers (with leukemia and lymphoma), is a cancer of plasma cells, which are a type of white blood ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- On Friday, September 10th, Governor Phil Murphy, Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill and Parkland activist Fred Guttenberg held a rally for gun safety at the Bloomfield Public Library in Bloomfield. Under Governor Murphy's leadership, New Jersey has moved forward on making our ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ – Mountainside Medical Center recognizes Melissa Flores, RN, neuroscience service manager (pictured center) as the August Leader of the Month. Flores has been with the hospital since 2019, and goes above and beyond to support patients and team members alike. She has played a ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ — Belleville Township has launched an internal investigation into whether a township construction code official double-dipped into a municipal escrow account, receiving additional payments for his work, according to Mayor Michael Melham. Melham brought the issue to light earlier ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Planning Board met on September 13 for the first time in three weeks, still remotely and under the specter of a severe thunderstorm. Board Chairman John Wynn expressed concern about losing power, which did not happen.  What did happen was that the board finally ...

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Montclair, NJ - (September 14, 2021) – Mountainside Medical Group has announced that Alexandre Shehata, M.D., has joined the practice in the field of Internal Medicine. Alexandre Shehata, M.D. is an internal medicine physician with experience in primary care, urgent care and inpatient care.

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MONTCLAIR, NJ — Comedian Jim Breuer has canceled several shows, including one set to take place at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, because of their COVID-19 vaccine policies. Set to perform on December 3, Breuer, explained via video that his decision came after he felt that the various ...

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EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — Traffic on 280 West was at a stand still Tuesday. An accident involving four cars and a tractor trailer was the cause. Helicopters are circling above caused a stir of inquiry on social media. Information about the health condition of the people involved in the accident ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — Holy Family Roman Catholic Church’s 29th Annual Italian Festival will run four nights starting Thursday, September 23 and continuing to Sunday, September 26. The feast, in celebration of Our Lady of Sorrows, will honor Maria Santissima Addolorata. The festival includes a carnival ...

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MILLBURN, NJ — Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director; Michael Stotts- Managing Director), recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced the cast and creative team for the opening production of the company’s 2021-2022 season, Jason Robert Brown’s Songs ...

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The YMCA of Montclair is pleased to announce that beginning September 17, Alex Boutov will assume the role of Director of Competitive Swimming, leading all aspects of the Dolphins Swim Team. “We are excited to have Coach Boutov join our team. The recruitment process took some time, but we wanted ...

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ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - It is September 14, the NFL has finished its first weekend of football, the NCAA has already had its shocking upsets and near-misses, and everyone in the state should have played at least one high school game already.  Which, in New Jersey, the state known for its laid back ...

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NEWARK, NJ---TAPintoTV spoke with Jared Taillefer, the Executive Director of Great Oaks Legacy Charter School, Rev David Jefferson of Metropolitan Baptist Church, and Destiny McFarlane, the Tutorial Manager of the Newark Unites Program, about the Newark Unites Tutoring Program which launches this ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ  – This week Montclair Public Schools welcomed students back to school for full-day, in-person instruction. “We have worked tirelessly to get to  this moment and despite setbacks as a result of Hurricane Ida, our buildings were ready for our  return,” said Superintendent Jonathan ...

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