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African-American History Month Teen Book Club (Grades 6-12)

Thu, February 27, 6:30 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

African-American History Month Teen Book Club ...

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Add to My Calendar 02/27/2020 6:30pm 02/27/2020 7:30pm America/New_York African-American History Month Teen Book Club (Grades 6-12)

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In observance of African-American History Month, we’ll be reading and discussing “Long Way Down,” by Jason Reynolds over the course of two meetings. Reynolds is a contemporary young adult author, and this title received Coretta Scott King, Newbery and Printz honors in 2018. Copies of the book will be available in the Youth Services Department starting January 27.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sat, February 29, 4:00 PM

Shiloh Baptist Church, Plainfield

Jazz in the Sanctuary - Shiloh Baptist Church

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/29/2020 4:00pm 02/29/2020 6:00pm America/New_York Jazz in the Sanctuary - Shiloh Baptist Church

A sincere THANK YOU to those who attended JAZZ IN THE SANCTUARY during the 2019 season. We sincerely appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you as we open the 2020 season. We invite you to join us as we kickoff the new season with performances by acclaimed drummer Vince Ector and his trio, and Plainfield’s own PAAAS Jazz Ensemble.

Vince Ector is an accomplished musician ...

515 West Fourth Street Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Sun, March 1, 9:15 AM

Adath Shalom, Morris Plains

New Sunday Music Together Classes at Adath Shalom ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/01/2020 9:15am 03/01/2020 11:15am America/New_York New Sunday Music Together Classes at Adath Shalom in Morris Plains

Hello Everybody - Sunday classes are starting up in Morris Plains at Adath Shalom. Music Together classes are at 10:15am, and Music Together Sing Shalom ( MT with a Jewish Twist) are at 9:15am. Tuition includes 10 classes, unlimited make up classes, a cd, songbook and digital download for up to 5 devices and 45 minutes of singing, dancing, instrument fun and play. Mention this ad when registering ...

841 Mountain Way Morris Plains, NJ 07950
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Sun, March 1, 11:00 AM

Meadowbrook Country Day Camp, Long Valley

Meadowbrook Country Day Camp to Hold Open House ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/01/2020 11:00am 03/01/2020 3:00pm America/New_York Meadowbrook Country Day Camp to Hold Open House for Prospective Camp Families on March 1

LONG VALLEY, NJ – Meadowbrook Country Day Camp is inviting all prospective camp families to attend an Open House, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at the camp, which is located at 73 East Valley Brook Road, in Long Valley, NJ. To attend, please call 908-876-3429​ or send an email to marty@meadowbrookdaycamp.com.

All prospective families will be welcomed via an ...

73 East Valley Brook Road, Long Valley, NJ 07853
Sparkle and Style: The Importance of Jewelry in the 1800s

Sun, March 1, 1:30 PM

Morristown

Sparkle and Style: The Importance of Jewelry in ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/01/2020 1:30pm 03/01/2020 2:30pm America/New_York Sparkle and Style: The Importance of Jewelry in the 1800s

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Most Victorian women never left the house without a token illustration of their place in society. Cameos, lockets, and micromosaics were among the adornments that became important trademarks of style.

Join Nancy Cooper, a longtime jewelry collector and Morris County Historical Society volunteer, on Sunday, March 1, at 1:30 p.m., for a guided tour of the late ...

68 Morris Avenue Morristown, NJ 07960
Il était une fois: French Storytime (Ages 3-8)

Mon, March 2, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Il était une fois: French Storytime (Ages 3-8)

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Add to My Calendar 03/02/2020 4:00pm 03/02/2020 4:45pm America/New_York Il était une fois: French Storytime (Ages 3-8)

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Il était une fois" (Once upon a time) there was French Storytime! Storyteller Lynne Wilson shares bilingual French stories for little ones. Children will learn words and phrases. French speakers and non-French speakers are welcome. Lifelong Francophile Lynne Wilson lived in France for years and completed a certificate program at the Université de Paris and has ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Mon, March 2, 7:30 PM

Maplewood Memorial Library, Maplewood

Maplewood Garden Club Presents “American Eden”

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Add to My Calendar 03/02/2020 7:30pm 03/02/2020 9:30pm America/New_York Maplewood Garden Club Presents “American Eden”

Join the Maplewood Garden Club on Monday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood when historian Victoria Johnson presents “American Eden,” based on her fascinating new book of the same title. This is the story of how David Hosack—the doctor at the Hamilton-Burr duel—founded the first public botanical garden in the new nation in ...

51 Baker Street Maplewood, NJ 07040-1713
Fred Astaire, An American Icon

Tue, March 3, 7:00 PM

Madison Public Library, Madison

Fred Astaire, An American Icon

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/03/2020 7:00pm 03/03/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Fred Astaire, An American Icon

Fred Astaire, an American Icon. The presentation will discuss the legendary Astaire’s life and work with illustration and film footage.

Marty Schneit, born and bred New Yorker and historian, traces Astaire’s seventy year performing career, which began in 1905, when at the age of five, he debuted in vaudeville with his older sister Adele. Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers were in ...

39 Keep Street Madison, NJ 07940

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Freshii Morris Plains Expands Bundle Offerings

April 8, 2020

Freshii Morris Plains is announcing that they have expanded their bundle offerings to help meet our customers specific dietary needs. They are now offering the below bundles in addition onto our Essentials Bundle:
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Keto Bundle

Paleo Bundle

Vegetarian Bundle

Snacking Bundle

Juice Bundle

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For pricing or any questions, Call Freshii Morris Plains at 862-325-9109 or ...

Start Cleaning; Call Cipollini today and Get Special Wholesale Contractor Rates!

The weather is perfect for cleaning out the garage, basement and attic. Call Cipollini today and mention "Spring Clean" for discounted wholesale pricing. 

Call 973-983-1001

Freshii Morris Plains Offering Free Delivery Today, Saturday

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Today, and every Saturday going forward there are ZERO delivery fees with #doordash!
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Remember to stay healthy and ...

Morristown and Morris Township COVID-19 Numbers Continue to Rise

April 8, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The positive COVID-19 cases in Morristown and Morris Township are continuing to rise. The Town of Morristown is reporting 185 cases, of which 87 are female and 98 are male. Morris Township is reporting 140 cases, as of Wednesday, April 8.

The State of New Jersey is reporting 47,437 confirmed cases in New Jersey with 2,468 in Morris County. There have been ...

Morristown COVID-19 Cases Rise to 156; Morris Township Records 122 Cases

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown has announced that there are 156 positive COVID-19 cases as of Tuesday April 7.  According to officials, of the 156 cases, 73 are female and 83 are male. Morris Township is recording 122 cases as of today. 

The State of New Jersey is reporting 44,416 confirmed cases in New Jersey with 2,239 in Morris County. There have been 1,232 deaths in ...

As of Monday; Morristown Reporting 150 Positive COVID-19 Cases; Morris Township Reporting 114

MADISON, NJ - As of Monday, The Town of Morristown is reporting 150 positive COVID-19 cases an increase from this morning. Morris Township is reporting 114 cases, stated officials. 

The state is reporting 41,090 confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Jersey and 1800 in Morris County and sadly, 60 deaths. There have been 1,003 deaths in New Jersey, according to ...

Morristown Reporting 125 Positive COVID-19 Cases; As of Monday

MADISON, NJ - As of Monday, The Town of Morristown is reporting 125 positive COVID-19 cases. 

The state is reporting 41,090 confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Jersey and 1800 in Morris County and sadly, 60 deaths. There have been 1,003 deaths in New Jersey, according to officials.

Cumulative COVID-19 Cases (as of 4:23PM, ...

Milestones

Hannah Kelly reaches 1000 pt milestone

March 9, 2020

 Girls Basketball: Academy of St Elizabeth student Hannah Kelly just reached her 1,000th point this season. She transferred to St Elizabeth, from Chatham, as a junior  Next year she is committed to play for Tufts University for basketball.

Congratulations Hannah! 

Grace Kelly is looking for a Loving Home. Won't You Be Her Hero?

Grace Kelly is only 4 months old and weighs 20 lbs. Grace Kelly & her siblings were dumped out on a back country road in Texas and left to fend for themselves in the rain and cold. When she finally reached foster care, Grace was found to have a significant injury to her back left leg and a mass that would need to be removed from her belly. She had surgery to remove the mass (which turned out ...

Looking for a Forever Friend? Check Out Dozer

It doesn’t get much cuter than pocket pittie, Dozer!

He's so sweet and snuggly! Dozer loves people but would prefer to be the KING of his new home, so no other pooches please 👑🏡. Although he doesn’t want any doggie siblings, he is able to go on walks with other pups and regularly goes on pack walks with our volunteers. He walks well on leash and is crate & house ...

New Jersey’s Only Site for Study of Waldenstrӧm Macroglobulinemia (a Rare Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma) Open at Morristown Medical Center

Charles Farber, MD, PhD, hematologist/oncologist at Atlantic Hematology Oncology, located at Morristown Medical Center’s Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, and medical director of Oncology Research Network Development for Atlantic Health System, is leading a new study that will allow patients with a rare type of blood-cell cancer to get access to a new treatment now in use for another type of ...

The Easter Bunny Will be Driving Through Morristown On Thursday April 9

April 8, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Sheriff's Office Easter Bunny will be driving through Morristown, Mount Olive and Boonton neighborhoods on Thursday, April 9. Be sure to listen for the sirens!

When you hear the sirens, come out but stay on your porch, in  your yard or on your driveway to continue practice social distancing. 

The Easter Bunny will be coming through ...

The Folk Project Offers Free Concert Tuesday April 7

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Lovers of music are invited to join the Folk Project for another in their series of Acoustic Stay-away e-concerts. This week Nikki Talley will perform. Tune in at 6:50pm (show starts at 7pm).

To view the e-concert, click HERE

Description from organizers: Nikki Talley’s music delivers the sound and feel of her North Carolina heritage in every song at every show.

Learn About the American GoldFinch; Interactive Home Activities from Macculloch Hall

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Learn about the American Goldfinch. 

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum if offering interactive home activities. Did you know that in the Spring....the male Goldfinch loses its old, brown feathers, called molting, and are replaced with fresh, yellow feathers.

Color your male American Goldfinch bright yellow and learn about state ...

Rep. Sherrill Announces Second Coronavirus Telephone Town Hall for Tuesday, April 7th

April 6, 2020

Parsippany, NJ -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) will hold a second COVID-19 telephone town hall focused on small business and unemployment assistance on Tuesday, April 7th. Representative Sherrill will be joined by public officials who will help answer questions from residents and she will give an update on what she has been doing to support COVID-19 response efforts in New ...

Juilliard Pianist to Perform Canceled SOPAC Concert Live on YouTube

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — With a can-do spirit that defies the isolation of “social distancing” Americans are currently experiencing, Juilliard post-graduate student Mackenzie Melemed will give a YouTube Live concert on Sunday, April 5 at 3 p.m. It can be viewed at https://tinyurl.com/rapjtzu.

The acclaimed young pianist was scheduled to give a live concert on March 15 at the ...

Morristown Library Brings Book Lovers Circle Online; Meets Thurs. April 2

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown & Morris Township Joint Library will be offering remote programs for community members.

This Thursday, April 2, the regular Book Lover Circle meeting will take place at 7pm. The book club will be run through GoToMeeting.  You can download the GoToMeeting to your computer, phone or tablet. 

Those interested can also join the meeting by ...

Photo of the Day- Day 2: Spreading Hope and Joy

April 7, 2020

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Residents all around New Jersey are spreading messages of joy and hope. How are you spreading joy and hope? Send us your pictures! 

Check out this masterpiece created on Sunday in Verona/Cedar Grove. 

Want to share? email us at madisoneditor@tapinto.net

 

Sign up to get all the news as it happens at www.TAPinto.net/enews and follow us on ...

Facebook Live Event with Atlantic Health CEO Brian Gragnolati; Tues April 7 at 12:30pm

Join Atlantic Health System President and CEO Brian Gragnolati on Facebook Live for an inside look at how this global pandemic is impacting our communities. Find out what Atlantic Health is doing to secure the equipment, medications and therapies to care for every patient and the steps being taken to assure those on the front line are protected with proper PPE.

To take part in the Facebook ...

12 Year Old Girls Writes Poem to Thank Doctors, Nurses and First Responders

This poem was written by a 12 year old girl so that the doctors, nurses and first responders know that she is thinking about them.

Here is her poem:

Clap - dedicated to our warriors

People are clapping

Outside my window

They're standing 6ft apart

But their movements the same

 

Clapping together for the survivors

For the lost,

For the people that risk ...

Philly Pretzel Factory-Morristown Will Temporarily Close Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

April 7, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Philly Pretzel Factory - Morristown is temporarily closing, said Kristen Hahn, the store's manager.

"Unfortunately, due to the ongoing circumstances around the coronavirus outbreak, we have decided to close until further notice in the best interest of our staff and customers", the store said on their Facebook page. "We apologize for the inconvenience but ...

Photo of the Day: Spreading Hope and Joy

MADISON, NJ - Residents of Morristown and all around New Jersey are spreading messages of joy and hope. How are you spreading joy and hope? Send us your pictures! 

Check out this masterpiece created on Sunday in Verona/Cedar Grove. 

Want to share? email us at morristown@@tapinto.net

 

Sign up to get all the news as it happens at www.TAPinto.net/enews and ...

ShopRite of Greater Morristown Adjusting Sunday Store Hours

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The ShopRite of Greater Morristown has announced that as of today, Sunday April 5, the store will be closing at 6pm, today and on all Sundays going forward.

The early closure will allow the store to focus on cleaning, product replenishment, and for the well-being of the associates, the company said on Facebook.

The first hour of operation (7am - 8am) is still reserved for ...

It's 3-Day-Weekends But No Spring Break for Roxbury Schools

April 7, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ – Meeting remotely for the first time, the Roxbury School Board on Monday voted to change the district calendar, switching to 4-day school weeks in lieu of a spring break.

The board’s unanimous decision is in response to a recent survey of parents conducted by the district. More than 80 percent of the 1,876 people who participated in the survey said they favored the ...

Sparta's Mohawk House Expands 'Mobile Outdoor Market'

SPARTA, NJ- As restaurants struggle to stay open, Steve and Rachael Scro of the Mohawk House are reshaping the way they serve their guests.  The “mobile market” that began with a refrigerated truck mobile butcher shop selling Pat LaFrieda meats is expanding.

“It’s so important for us to keep the quality and integrity of what we do up,” Scro said.  ...

Township of Randolph COVID-19 Update: April 2, 58 Confirmed Cases and 2 Deaths

RANDOLPH, NJ- The following is an update from Randolph Township :

Thank you to everyone for your continued patience and support during this challenging time. The following is a summary of the most recent information/actions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

CONFIRMED CASES
As of today, there are 25,590 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey, 1,082 of which are in Morris County. Three ...

Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh Tests Positive for Coronavirus

April 8, 2020

PATERSON, NJ- Mayor Andre Sayegh has tested positive for COVID-19, he announced in a statement Tuesday.

Saying that he was not suffering from a fever or cough, and that he doesn’t know where he contracted it, he is now fully quarantined in his home. His wife, Farahanna, has also been tested and Sayegh said they would closely monitor their three children. 

“I encourage all ...

Promising Drug to Treat COVID-19 Being Tried at Saint Michael's Medical Center in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — One of the most promising treatments for COVID-19 is being made available through an expanded access program at Prime Healthcare’s Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark.

Remdesivir, considered by the World Health Organization to be the most promising drugs to treat COVID-19, was developed by Gilead Sciences to treat Ebola. The antiviral drug is effective ...

Councilman Michael Yun Dies of Coronavirus

JERSEY CITY, NJ - After a long battle with COVID-19  which he is reported to have contracted during a trip to Korea two months ago, Ward D. Councilman Michael Yun died Monday.

“He was a great coworker and a tireless advocate for the people of Jersey City,” said Mayor Steven Fulop in a tweet. “More than that he was a great father, husband, and grandfather. I can speak for ...

Hopatcong State Park in Roxbury Closed, but Boating Still Allowed

April 8, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ - Boating will still be allowed on Lake Hopatcong, despite Gov. Phil Murphy's decision Tuesday to close state and county parks - including Hopatcong State Park in Landing - as part of his effort to stem the spread of COVID-19, said local officials.

Fishing from bass boats, cruising around on jet skis and water skiing behind speedboats will not result in a visit by the police, ...

Bald Eagle Sighting in Shark River Hills: ‘A Symbol of Hope and Strength’ in These Unsettling Times

NEPTUNE, NJ — Imagine Jeff Mason’s surprise when he woke up yesterday morning and discovered a bald eagle perched in a pine tree right outside his bedroom window.

“This was a sight to wake up to this morning!” wrote the Shark River Hills resident in a social media post that included a striking photo of the bird, nestled in the green branches against the brilliant ...

Rise in Visitors to Belmar’s Beachfront Prompts Officials to Close Boardwalk

BELMAR, NJ — A growing influx of visitors to Belmar’s beachfront has prompted the borough to close its boardwalk and ban parking on the east side of Ocean Avenue.

The decision announced today by Mayor Mark Walsifer was based on hourly monitoring of the boardwalk, which showed a daily increase of visitors, as nearby shore towns closed their boardwalks in response to the coronavirus ...

To Cope with Coronavirus, NJ Farmers Markets Turn to Technology

April 8, 2020

With social distancing rules in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, some New Jersey farmers markets have found a new way to serve their vendors and customers.

The Metuchen Farmers Market just launched an online service so that customers can buy produce, meat, prepared foods and other locally produced items that they would normally buy from vendors ...

The Good Neighbor

The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant (Inkubator Books, 2020)

 Recently I was at a doctor’s appointment and my physician asked if I had read anything good lately. Then she offered a tip to read The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant. 

The Good Neighbor starts off with an intriguing Prologue. In fact, the first line of the novel reads, “There was so much blood. It wasn’t ...

Celebrated Music Photographer Elliott Landy Reflects on the Beginnings of his Legendary Career

April 4, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ & WOODSTOCK, NY -- Brian Brodeur of TAPintoTV spoke with celebrated photographer Elliott Landy via video conference from his home in Woodstock, New York. Landy, who was the official photographer of the 1969 Woodstock music festival, has a new project in the works, a book of photographs called Contacting The Band, a collection of portraits depicting the musicians, The ...

Letter to the Editor: Protect DACA Recipients

April 7, 2020

On September 5, 2017 the Trump Administration ended DACA, upending the lives of about 800,000 immigrant young people who call the United States home. DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, gives protection from deportation and work authorization to immigrants who came to this country as children and have pursued an education here since 2012, when President Obama announced the ...

Are You Stressed Amid Coronavirus? A Few Tools for Mental Wellness

April 8, 2020

Five days into my self-quarantine, I realized that I had forgotten one major thing: I did not have a plan of how I was going to take care of my spiritual needs during the lockdown. Millions of people are now facing the same quandary, and with a focus on mindfulness, and a few key supplies, we can all find peace and comfort in this time of unease.

First, assess how you are really doing during ...

Cycling to help find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

April 7, 2020

     Lake Hiawatha resident Brian Donlin continues to train and fund-raise to help to find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). Every year, hundreds of cyclists gather in different cities to ride in support of JDRF research at their “Ride to Cure T1D” events. Some are kids and adults with T1D, and some are the friends ...

Virtual Estimates for Your Home Projects

Monk's Home Improvements and Monk's Design Studios are currently offering virtual estimates and virtual design services. 

Monk's is providing a combination of no-contact estimates and home improvement work that can be done safely by employing social distancing best practices.

Currently, our showrooms in Morristown and Fanwood-Scotch Plains are closed, complying ...

Meet the Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights Team: Ben Basch, LHNA, CDP

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - What makes Autumn Lake Healthcare at Berkeley Heights special? Aside from their top ratings by US News and Report and World Report "Best of" ranking -- it's important to meet the people behind these top ratings.

TAPinto had the opportunity to sit with Autumn Lake Administrator Ben Basch, LNHA,CDP.

Now in his fourth month at Autumn ...

Local Diaper Bank Needs Help to Continue Meeting Essential Baby Needs of Community

Much like toilet paper and hand sanitizer, diapers and other basic baby essentials are hard to find during the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Moms Helping Moms Foundation (MHM), a baby supply and diaper bank located in Plainfield, is doing its best to keep up with its regular distribution as well as meet emergency need requests from its existing network of partners including schools, food banks, ...

Obituaries

Robert J. Talmadge, age 80, of Manahawkin, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Born in ...
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Bill N. Raso, age 83, of Manahawkin, NJ passed away September 23, 2018. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he ...
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 It is with great sadness that The Hampshire Companies announces that Todd Anderson, ...
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- Mar 13, 2017
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Paulus J. Tuyp, passed away at his residence with his loving and ...
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- Mar 12, 2017
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Edward K. Larsen, 94, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at JFK ...
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