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Raingardens Are An Appealing Way for Homeowners to Reduce Flooding and Pollution

May 9, 2022

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Letting rainwater leave your property can interfere with groundwater recharge and possibly cause flooding, ice slicks in the winter, and pollution of downstream lakes and streams.  Rain gardens are one possible solution available to homeowners. Commercial properties can use them too.

Step 1: Decide on rain garden placement

Find out where water is coming ...

Sparta Ranked Safest City in New Jersey, Montclair No. 104

NUTLEY, NJ – Sparta has been named the Safest City in New Jersey for 2022 by Safewise. Sparta moved into the top spot after being ranked the second-safest New Jersey town in 2021.Sparta was also given the seventh place ranking for the Top 100 safest towns in America for 2022.  

Nutley ranked No. 77 among the cities in the study. In 2021, Nutley ranked No. 83. 

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Friendly’s Site Questions Persist at Bloomfield Community Discussion

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Despite reassurances following the April 12 meeting of the Bloomfield Township planning board that planning and traffic studies would be conducted, many residents still have concerns about plans to build a Wendy’s/Taco Bell at the former Friendly’s site on Broad Street. These concerns dominated the conversation at the Second Ward community ...

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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 ...

Home of the Week: 831 Grandview Ave., Westfield, NJ 07090

Check out 831 Grandview Ave in Westfield; this colonial in the Manor Park neighborhood won’t last long. With a new outdoor staircase leading to the enclosed front porch, a new roof, and other updates since 2021, you’re getting modern living with classic character. From the porch, you’ll step in to the sun filled living room with bay windows that flows into the updated kitchen ...

Essex County Announces New LGBTQ Affairs Office

May 16, 2022

Essex County, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced the creation of the Essex County Office of LGBTQ Affairs and introduced Reginald Bledsoe from Newark as its first Director on Friday, May 13th. The Essex County Office of LGBTQ Affairs will support the LBGTQ community and provide a platform to address issues, advocate for reforms and raise ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 20, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

Ending the War in Ukraine and US Involvement

May 16, 2022

Ending The War in Ukraine…and US Involvement

By Karla Schultz, NJ School Nurse and Veteran of Army National Guard

I was filling up my car with gas recently and used it as an opportunity to talk with my  daughter about inflation and how it means that we need to cut back on some of our spending now, due to rising prices.

Since I had her attention, which I am often competing ...

‘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 ...

Hackensack Meridian Mountainside Medical Center Recognizes Leader of the Month

May 20, 2022

MONTCLAIR, New Jersey – Mountainside Medical Center announced Mark Tucker, director of facilities and Sam Argenio, maintenance manager as Leaders of the Month for February.

These two leaders are known to go above and beyond the call of duty, always ready and able to assist in safety or environmental concerns the hospital.  As the hospital’s size and service grow, so do ...

Heat Advisory Extended Thru Sunday for Montclair Area, Hypothermia Risk at Jersey Shore

May 21, 2022

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) extended the weekend heat advisory through 6 p.m. Sun. May 22. Water in the states lakes and at the Jersey Shore is in the 50s and 60s, presenting a risk for hypothermia.

Local residents, and those in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, and Union counties should expect high temperatures and high humidity. Heat index values across much of the ...

Heat Advisory Issued for Montclair and Surrounding Areas

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a heat advisory for Sat. May 21 from noon to 8 p.m.

Local residents, and those in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, and Union counties should expect high temperatures and high humidity. Heat index values across much of the effected area are expected to approach 100.

Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to ...

Missing Woman, Last Seen at JCC on Northfield Avenue in West Orange

MISSING PERSON 

The police are requesting the public's assistance in locating a Missing Person.

Caren was last seen walking out of the JCC on Northfield Avenue in West Orange today (May 20) around 11 a.m. wearing a white shirt and purple pants (see the second photo). She does not drive.

Caren is approximately 5'4' tall and 120 pounds.

If anyone has any ...

VIDEO: Hasbrouck Heights Scouts Clean the Community, Scholarships Awarded in South Plainfield, Rahway Educator Honored and Westfield Boy Scout Proposes Life-Saving Station

NEW JERSEY - The Girl and Boy Scouts of Hasbrouck Heights join together to clean their community. Plus, several Girl Scouts in South Plainfield receive scholarships. Also, a Rahway superintendent is honored. And a Westfield Boy Scout proposes a life-saving station near a local pond.

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

Weather Postpones AAPI Montclair Lantern Festival in Edgemont Park

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair AAPI Lantern Festival scheduled for Friday, May 20 is postponed due to the weather forecast. 

AAPI Montclair has not set up a new date, yet. 

When they do, 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. 

AAPI Montclair ...