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Memorial Day Grilling Recipe: Grilled Caesar Salad with Blackened Shrimp

May 27, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ -ShopRite’s registered dietitian, Shelbi Thurau, has shared a simple recipe as Memorial Day quickly approaches. Today's recipe is  Grilled Caesar Salad with Blackened Shrimp.

Recipe:

Ingredients

1 lb blackened shrimp, thawed if necessary
4 romaine hearts, halved lengthwise
6 (1⁄2-inch-thick) slices French baguette
1/2 cup ...

Peanut Butter Recall Expands to Include Fresh Cut Fruit and Vegetable Pacs with Jif Peanut Butter

The recall of Jif products has prompted Fresh Del Monte to recall fresh cut fruit and vegetable products containing ready-to-eat Jif peanut butter packs. The peanut butter within the packs has been recalled due to the potential presence of Salmonella contamination.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly ...

Jif Peanut Butter Recalled Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

Jif® peanut butter products sold in the U.S. have been recalled due to potential Salmonella contamination, announced The J.M. Smucker Company. 

Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems, stated the FDA. Healthy persons infected ...

Allergy Alert: Undeclared Cashew and Pistachio in Van Leeuwen Frozen Desserts

Over two thousand frozen pints on Van Leeuwen Oat Milk Brown Sugar Chunk has been recalled announced Van Leeuwen Ice Cream of Brooklyn, NY. The recall was initiated because the non-dairy frozen dessert may contain undeclared specific traces of tree nuts; cashews and pistachios.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to specific types of allergen (e.g., peanuts, tree nuts {chestnuts, ...

Allergy Alert: TJ Maxx, HomeGoods Recalls Vegan Chocolate Products

The TJX Companies, Inc., which includes TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra and Homesense is recalling certain vegan chocolate products, announced the company. The products are being recalled because they may contain undeclared milk.

People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products, stated the FDA.

One ...

7 Doors Down Ramen Company, A New Eclectic Dining Concept, Gearing Up to Open in Downtown Bloomfield in Early May

BLOOMFIELD, NJ- Downtown Bloomfield is about to get a bit funkier with a new dining experience. 7 Doors Down, a ramen and ceviche concept tucked  into a small storefront on Glenwood Avenue, is slated to open at the beginning of May, and one look at its eclectic menu shows it will be anything but a run-of-the-mill ramen spot. 

The restaurant comes ...

North Essex Chamber of Commerce Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Taste of Essex Event

Monday night the North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) celebrated its 20-year anniversary of Taste of Essex. According to NECC President Nina Tucker of Noesis Marketing, “This year's Taste of Essex has special meaning to the North Essex Chamber. Two years ago, we were all ready to celebrate our 20th Taste of Essex when we had to put everything on hold due to COVID. We are thrilled that ...

Allergy Alert: Turkey Hill Chocolate Marshmallow Ice Cream Recalled

Turkey Hill Chocolate Marshmallow Premium Ice Cream has been recalled from shelves due to an allergy alert, announced the company. The ice cream may contain undeclared peanuts, they said

People who have an allergy to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products, stated the FDA.

The recall was initiated after a consumer contacted Turkey ...

Whole Foods Market Red Lentil Dal Recalled Due to Possible Health Risk

Whole Foods Market Red Lentil Dal, which includes Pickled Curry Cauliflower, an ingredient produced by Doux South Specialties, LLC has been recalled because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened ...

UUs for Jewish Awareness Hosted a Passover Seder at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Unitarian Universalists for Jewish Awareness held a communal Seder at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair on Saturday, April 16.

White lace tablecloths covered five tables, four placed at each corner and one in the center set for the prophet Elijah in Fletcher Hall. Each table had the Peseach (Hebrew for Passover) plate set, gefilte fish, a bottle of ...

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Homewatch CareGivers in the Community May 2022

“How Mindfulness Makes You Happier” was the subject of a group discussion at the Senior Center of the Chathams on May 3rd.  The discussion centered around understanding the concept of mindfulness and the session ended with a guided meditation led by Karen Frank, Director of Education/Nurse Supervisor at Homewatch CareGivers of South Orange.  Karen is celebrating 10 years of ...

Agent Spotlight: Teresa Maegerlein

Teresa Maegerlein, Broker-Associate in the Morristown office, is dedicated to getting her clients results! Her career in real estate began in 2004. Before getting into real estate, Teresa worked on Wall Street and her financial background has proven invaluable in her current work. As useful as her hard-earned savvy has been, she knows that the most important skill for a successful business is ...

Bloomfield Holds Candlelight Vigil to Mourn Uvalde School Shooting Victims

May 27, 2022

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Township of Bloomfield held a solemn vigil Thursday night at the Bloomfield Library to honor the memory of the victims of the recent shooting that took place at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. 

“Horrific tragedies such as this have an impact far beyond just where they occur,” said Mayor Michael Venezia of yesterday's events.

New Jersey Native Ray Liotta Dies at 67

May 27, 2022

Ray Liotta, the New Jersey native who starred as Henry Hill in "Goodfellas," has died.

Liotta, who was born in Newark and grew up from Union Township, graduating from Union High School, was 67 years old.

Deadline reports he died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting the movie "Dangerous Waters."

Last year, he played two roles in the ...

The Boy Scouts of America must sever ties with the NRA

May 28, 2022

The statistics about guns deaths in the US are outrageous. We all know and are appalled by our inability as a nation to protect ourselves from this scourge. 

I don’t want to repeat what every American and every person around the world wonders- Why can America not reduce the thousands of gun deaths, including the hundreds of children killed in School shootings each ...

‘Calendar Girls’ Captivates at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ — This delightful play, set in Yorkshire, England, lends a risque air to the Women’s Institutes at a local church parish.

The play and film were based on a true story of middle-aged women who were seeking a fundraising idea for Leukemia Research.

They’re desperate to find a way to support their charities and somehow come up with the idea of ...

Pandemic Disruption: A Golden Opportunity to Create a Healthy Work Culture

May 26, 2022

“The silver lining in the disruption caused by the pandemic is that it provides a golden opportunity for changing work culture, which is the most difficult thing to change,” maintains Montclair-based certified business consultant and author Sherry Blair.  “Due to the tremendous number of people working from home and hybrid models being considered, culture has been turned ...

Montclair Officers to Participate in Annual Behind the Badge Charity Softball Tournament

May 29, 2022

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The sixth annual Families Behind the Badge softball tournament will be held on Saturday, June 11 at the Memorial Field complex behind Beatrice Gilmore and Memorial Schools off McBride Avenue, starting at 8:30 a.m. Rain date is June 12. Admission is $5.

Organized by Woodland Park Councilwoman Tracy Kallert, Woodland Park Councilman Vincent DeCesare, and Kaitlyn Kallert, ...

VIDEO: Beaches and Lakes Ready for Swimmers, Free Summer Admission to State Parks, Chess Charity Event and 'Pork Roll Palooza' Returns

NEW JERSEY - The state gives an update on the status of water quality in New Jersey's beaches and lakes, as Gov. Phil Murphy says admission to state parks are free for the summer. Plus, three brothers raise money for charity by organizing a chess event. And, "Pork Roll Palooza" is returning for Pork Roll/ Taylor Ham lovers. 

TAPinto's ...

New Jersey Native Ray Liotta Dies at 67

Ray Liotta, the New Jersey native who starred as Henry Hill in "Goodfellas," has died.

Liotta, who was born in Newark and grew up from Union Township, graduating from Union High School, was 67 years old.

Deadline reports he died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic, where he was shooting the movie "Dangerous Waters."

Last year, he played two roles in the ...

Bloomfield Holds Candlelight Vigil to Mourn Uvalde School Shooting Victims

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Township of Bloomfield held a solemn vigil Thursday night at the Bloomfield Library to honor the memory of the victims of the recent shooting that took place at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. 

“Horrific tragedies such as this have an impact far beyond just where they occur,” said Mayor Michael Venezia of yesterday's events.

AAPI Montclair Lantern Festival Returns to Edgemont Park June 5

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Save the Date! Join AAPI Montclair as Edgemont Park is illuminated with thousands of lanterns to remember those killed and harmed by violence and injustice, including anti-Asian hate. 

June 5, 2022 6-9 p.m.

AAPI Montclair stands together against all forms of hate and celebrate community and solidarity, and our shared goals of securing justice for all.

 

Woman Arrested Following Clifton Nail Salon Assault, CAIR-NJ Condemns Assault on Muslim Girls

CLIFTON, NJ - A 59-year-old Clifton woman was arrested and charged following a report of an April 30 assault and bias incident at a Lakeview Ave. nail salon. The charges in the case have been referred to the Passaic County Grand Jury. 

The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) condemned the allegedly bias-motivated assault on Muslim girls and ...