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Food Distribution at Glenfield Park Today

May 13, 2021

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Essex County will distribute food in Glen Field Park on Thursday, May 13 Starting at 9 AM.

500 boxes of food will be giving on a first come, first served basis. Recipients are required to wear masks. In addition, cars will be required to line up along Maple Avenue to receive a box of food.

 

Salvation Army Montclair Citadel Receives Grant Award to Fight Hunger

HILLSIDE, NJ — The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ), Mercer Street Friends, and NORWESCAP announced that the Salvation Army Montclair Citadel was among the selection of 292 partner food pantries, soup kitchens, and other local food assistance charities to receive grants through a $3.5 million investment in network ...

Find Out Your Options If You an Essex County Homeowner At-Risk If the Eviction Moratorium is Lifted

NEWARK, NJ — Newark’s financially burdened homeowners who face a looming eviction moratorium expected to end this June can seek help and information during a virtual seminar hosted by nonprofit United Community Corporation this month.

The free virtual seminar’s goal will emphasize options available to residents in Newark and Essex County - ...

Walk-In Vaccination Appointments Now Available at Two Essex County Sites

NEWARK, NJ — Two Essex County Vaccination Centers, including Kmart at 235 Prospect Avenue in West Orange and Essex County College at 177 West Market Street in Newark, are now open for walk-in appointments from 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday to anyone who resides, works or attends school in Essex County.

As of this week, the county vaccination centers at Sears in ...

Team Up Montclair and Montclair United Soccer Club Provide an Assist to the YMCA of Montclair's Playground Campaign

Montclair, NJ — The YMCA of Montclair is pleased to announce a $5,313 contribution from Team Up Montclair and Montclair United Soccer Club towards the Y’s fundraising goal to build an inclusive playground. This planned colorful and creative playground located at the Geyer Family Y will be available to children attending Y programming, as well as families living in the neighborhood.

Out Montclair Hosts its First Event Tonight: Gender & Pronoun Terminology in 2021

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Local Montclair leaders will be hosting a virtual event tonight to discuss gender and pronoun terminology.

The event takes place on Tuesday, April 27th at 7:30pm and is open to anyone. You can Register Here: https://outmontclair.org/events/gender-and-pronoun-terminology-explained. (Zoom link sent out to registrants).

Organization partners with the Trans Affirming Alliance, ...

Montclair Resident Awarded Russ Berrie Making a Difference Award

MAHWAH, N.J. – Montclair businesswoman, Sharron Miller, is among 24 other New Jerseyans to be celebrated for dedication to their communities in a trying year.

This past year, as communities across New Jersey and the country faced an array of challenges caused by the pandemic, concern over racial injustice unrest and natural disasters, unsung heroes stepped up to help feed, ...

NJ Veteran, Grandfather of 12, Desperately Seeks Kidney Donor by November 20

MARLTON, NJ — A Burlington County man and his family are asking for the public’s help to save his life.

Mark Klayman, who lives in Marlton, is in desperate need to find a kidney donor – and time is literally running out.

Mark, who was diagnosed in 2009 with kidney cancer, has Stage 4 Kidney Disease. He also has diabetes, restless leg syndrome and high blood pressure.

Montclair HS Students Stand Together Against Bank-Funded Pipeline

MONTCLAIR, NJ - High school students and others gathered Thursday to protest big banks for funding the Line 3 oil pipeline in honor of Earth Day. 

 

After construction, the Line 3 pipeline will carry tar sands oil from Alberta, Canada across Minnesota to Superior, Wisconsin. The project would cross treaty land of the Anishinaabe, where the group of Indigenous ...

Placek Family and Rao’s Homemade Offers 2 for 1 Match Opportunity for the YMCA of Montclair’s Playground Fund

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The YMCA of Montclair announced in June of 2019 a fundraising campaign to build an imaginative and inclusive neighborhood playground behind the Y’s Geyer Family Branch at 159 Glenridge Ave in Montclair. Scheduled to break ground in the summer of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic put the project on hold. But the pandemic ...

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Essex County Has Second-Highest Gas Prices in New Jersey Following U.S. Cyber Attack

May 13, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A cyberattack against a “vital” U.S. oil pipeline has contributed to a spike in already high gasoline prices. New Jersey gas prices now average $3.04 per gallon, according to AAA, compared to roughly $3.01 per gallon nationally. 

In Essex County, the price at the pump has hit $3.08 as of Wednesday, part of a national trend in high gas ...

Protesters Unable to Save Suspended Stafford School Nurse’s Job

May 12, 2021

STAFFORD, NJ - Authorities estimate that a group of between 300-350 people gathered yesterday in support of Erin Pein, a suspended Stafford Township school nurse. Pein acknowledged she was one of three individuals whose contract was not renewed when the Board of Education came back from closed session last night.

“I am still suspended without pay,” shared Pein. “I am a member ...

Summer Food Service Program to Nourish New Jersey Children in Need

May 13, 2021

HILLSIDE, NJ—May 12, 2021 

Food insecure children and their families are most vulnerable during the summer months, when they lose access to the free school meals that they rely on. This year, as schools remain closed due to COVID-19, putting food on the table has been an even more urgent challenge for households struggling to make ends ...

Lincoln of Wayne: Three Generations Build One of Nation's Top Car Dealerships

May 13, 2021

WAYNE, NJ -- General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, Peter Spina, Jr., spoke with TAPintoTV about the dealership’s unique history being a third-generation, family-owned business.

Spina’s grandfather, Gaspar Spina, started selling cars in the 1950s and established the dealership in 1962.

“Back then, the industry was very different,” Spina explained. “He worked his ...

Ray’s Luncheonette in Montclair Awarded a $40K Grant from American Express

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair business Ray’s Luncheonette has been awarded a $40,000 grant from American Express, officials announced on Wednesday.

Ray's was among 25 historic and culturally significant restaurants in the U.S. that were selected by American Express, in partnership with the National Trust. The decision was to select restaurants owned by underrepresented groups ...

Food Distribution at Glenfield Park Today

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Essex County will distribute food in Glen Field Park on Thursday, May 13 Starting at 9 AM.

500 boxes of food will be giving on a first come, first served basis. Recipients are required to wear masks. In addition, cars will be required to line up along Maple Avenue to receive a box of food.

 

NJ Tourism Stumbles During 2020 Coronavirus Crisis, But Industry Ready for Strong Rebound

TRENTON, NJ — Struggling under coronavirus restrictions and travel limitations, New Jersey’s tourism industry took a major hit last year, with the number of people visiting the state — and the amount of money they spent — registering dramatic declines, according to the state’s 2020 tourism report.

While the number of visitors declined to 84.6 million — a 27% ...

Essex County Has Second-Highest Gas Prices in New Jersey Following U.S. Cyber Attack

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A cyberattack against a “vital” U.S. oil pipeline has contributed to a spike in already high gasoline prices. New Jersey gas prices now average $3.04 per gallon, according to AAA, compared to roughly $3.01 per gallon nationally. 

In Essex County, the price at the pump has hit $3.08 as of Wednesday, part of a national trend in high gas ...

Protesters Unable to Save Suspended Stafford School Nurse’s Job

STAFFORD, NJ - Authorities estimate that a group of between 300-350 people gathered yesterday in support of Erin Pein, a suspended Stafford Township school nurse. Pein acknowledged she was one of three individuals whose contract was not renewed when the Board of Education came back from closed session last night.

“I am still suspended without pay,” shared Pein. “I am a member ...