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Preliminary Accreditation Given to Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at On3

February 16, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine received preliminary accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). Accreditation is an essential requirement in the complex process of establishing a new medical school. 

Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine is creating a rigorous academic curriculum that combines ...

Ten-year-old Verona Chef Kicks It Up a Notch in the Kitchen

VERONA, NJ - A 10-year-old chef is cooking up a little magic in Verona, or should we call it “Saucery?”  

A “foodie” since birth, Connor Barshay has a sophisticated palate for one so young, with a love for salty, sour and savory flavors -- preferring pickles, olives and cheeses over cake, candy and other sweets.  Perhaps his favorite food accompaniment is hot ...

How to Keep Important TAPinto Local News Stories in Your Facebook News Feed

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear.

At TAPinto, we believe in serving you with high-quality, objective local news coverage.   To make sure that you continue to see news from us in your Facebook News Feed:

Have TAPinto ...

Site Plan for Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine approved by Nutley Planning Board

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Planning Board unanimously approved the preliminary site plan resolution for Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at the On3 redevelopment project on the former Hoffman-La Roche campus. The plan calls for 465 permanent parking spaces, 55 on-site on-street spaces, with 196 temporary spaces in Nutley.

The Board did a great job in ...

Facebook Changes Its News Feed; How You Can Get Your Local News

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear. 

This will be frustrating for people who use Facebook to find news and information relevant to them, said TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro. 

“Relegating legitimate news publishers and ...

Christie Signs Bipartisan Bill to Draw Amazon’s HQ2 to Newark

NEWARK, NJ – Governor Chris Christie signed bipartisan legislation Thursday authorizing billions of dollars in state tax incentives to draw Amazon’s second headquarters to Newark.

Amazon's move to Newark could bring up to 50,000 new jobs to the region.

The city was selected by Christie in October as the state’s endorsed ...

Dave & Buster’s Hiring Nearly 300 Positions Ahead of February 2018 Opening at Willowbrook Mall

WAYNE, NJ — Dave & Buster’s is slated to open its 109th location in Wayne, New Jersey in February 2018 and is hiring more than 300 enthusiastic individuals to join the team at the new location at Willowbrook Mall. Positions are available in both front and back-of-house capacities, including servers, bartenders, hosts, line cooks, game techs and more.

Dave & Buster’s ...

Splash of Cold Water: New Jersey American Water Seeks 25% Rate Jump

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. - A glass of spilled milk may cost less than water if the Board of Public Utilities (http://nj.gov/bpu/) approves a rate hike request from your water company. Specifically, South Plainfield residents are facing a 25 % rate increase to their bills under a proposal by New Jersey American Water.

In a petition on the 10/20/17 agenda with the Board of Public Utilities, NJAW ...

South Orange Village President Raises the Idea of Recreational Pot Shop In Town; Maplewood Mayor 'Open' To Discussion

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - If and when recreational marijuana is legalized in New Jersey, could Maplewood and South Orange become home to one of the legal pot shops?

South Orange Village President Sheena Collum stated that she was contacted by a “retail distributor,” and asked residents in a Facebook post Sunday what they would think of such a ...

Nurses Reject Contract Over Staffing Issues at Saint Barnabas Medical Center

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Nurses at Saint Barnabas Medical Center (SBMC) being represented by Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1091 recently rejected a contract at the hospital over what they consider to be “severe staffing issues.”

CWA Local 1091, which has been bargaining for its members since September, is set to return to the bargaining table tomorrow, Dec.

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Cedar Grove High School’s Sport Management Class Joins #TeamZoey in the Fight Against Progeria

February 17, 2018

CEDAR GROVE, NJ- Cedar Grove High School’s Syracuse University Project Advance has decided to donate all proceeds from this year’s Annual Orange Invitational Volleyball Tournament to the Progeria Research Foundation. The Progeria Research Foundation is an organization geared to search for a cure to put an end to the terminal disease of progeria.

Progeria is a very rare disease, yet ...