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New Providence Second Historical Marker Placed

May 18, 2022

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence Historical Society placed the second historic marker in town. This marker has been installed in front of the former Academy School building and Borough Hall, and is currently leased by Peapack Private Wealth Management. Placed on April 30th by the Department of Works (DPW), it is the first in the town to include photos on both sides of the marker.

On one ...

John Elliott of CBS News Visits New Providence for #ShopLocalSaturday

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A buzz was around the borough that John Elliot of CBS News has been sited throughout town.

We caught up with Elliott at the Our House, Our Run event when he told TAPinto that he has been a longtime supporter and volunteer of Our House, and he was in town supporting the CBS News #BetterTogether Campaign and was participating in the ...

Rainy Morning Didn't Dampen the Success of New Providence Trout Derby (Photo Gallery)

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Although it was an unseasonably cold and rainy May morning, families came out to kick off fishing season and rekindle the sport of fishing. Experience wasn't necessary -- the event provides the opportunity for first-time anglers to experience the sport and have fun.

The derby is co-sponsored by the New Providence PBA Local 132 and the Recreation Department. The ...

Independent Filmmaker/Artist Jim Riffel's 'Warhead Babies' Draws Wayno Draino & Jim Warhola to Chatham Gallery Opening

CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham resident and Independent filmmaker/artist Jim Riffel invited some friends to check out his latest colorful creations made out of old dolls and it has spawned a whole new genre known as the "Warhead Babies."

Wayno Draino and James Warhola, the nephew of the late Andy Warhol, immediately dubbed Riffel's Frankenstein-like creations "Warhead ...

Cultural Arts Are in Bloom Again at the New Providence Memorial Library

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Friends of the New Providence Memorial Library have brought the visual and performing arts back to the library after two long years. Art created by the library curators Lynn Celler, Denise Moser, Beth Spiegel, and Louise Wheeler is on display in the newly renovated front reading Gallery. At the same time, 2D and 3D art by New Providence High School students is on ...

Large Crowd Celebrates the Reopening of the DeCorso Center in New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Mayor AL Morgan, Assemblywoman Michele Matsikoudis, New Providence elected officials, along with many community leaders were on site for the DeCorso Community Center's “Grand Reopening” nearly a year since Tropical Storm Ida caused significant water damage to the facility.

Speaking in a room of over 100 attendees, Mayor Morgan exclaimed, “Welcome ...

May is Strategic Planning Month at New Providence Memorial Library

New Providence Memorial Library is setting its direction for the next 5 years by undertaking a Strategic Planning process aided by consultant, ReThinking Libraries.   The Library takes pride in being a valuable community resource so it is vital that community feedback is incorporated into the plan.

There are 3 ways to provide input: fill out an online survey, attend an in-person ...

Zumbini with Allie Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Sing, Dance, Play, and Learn at New Providence’s newly opened Zumbini with Allie.

Allie Lasota opened this new spot to be the destination for families in the greater New Providence area relating to children’s music entertainment and provide the "best" experience in music and dance starting at infancy through adolescence in a safe ...

Celebrating Black Women Through Art & Poetry Opens at Overlook Medical Center

In honor of Black History, Women’s History and National Poetry Months, Morris Arts and Overlook Medical Center  proudly present Celebrating Black Women Through Art & Poetry, a collaborative program featuring works developed with the guidance of Overlook’s poet-in-residence, Thomas Dooley, and visual artists Rosalind Nzinga Vaughn-Nichol and Martryce Roach.

The initiative, ...

Woodbridge: ‘There’ll Be Music in the Air’

WOODBRIDGE — The Mayor’s Free Summer Concert Series will return starting Monday, June 20 with performances five nights-a-week, most of them at the Woodbridge High School football field.

Mayor John McCormac announced a full schedule of upcoming performances for the 2022 season featuring known music artist like the David Bromberg Quintet, The Bongos, The Capris, The B Street Band, ...


Cantor's Concert

May 18, 2022

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Don’t Forget to B.Y.O. Bag Starting Wednesday, May 4

On Wednesday, May 4, a new state law called the “Bag Ban” goes into effect. When it does, supermarkets will not hand out any free, single-use paper or plastic shopping bags. Customers will have to bring their own shopping bags, or purchase them at the supermarket.

Other retail stores and restaurants can continue to provide free paper shopping bags, but they will not be allowed to ...

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 ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Girls Repeat as State Golf Champs

EDISON, NJ -- Consistency, depth and determination propelled the girls’ golf team at The Wardalw+Hartridge School in Edison to its second straight state team championship at Raritan Valley Country Club on May 16. After falling behind by a few strokes early, the Rams remained steady and did not panic as weather conditions began to deteriorate with a storm coming. Fueled by a balanced ...

The Connection is Hosting a FREE Move to Heal Workshop with Naomi-Arad Broome

May 19, 2022

SUMMIT-On Saturday June 4th from 1:00pm to 2:30pm, The Connection is hosting a FREE workshop that shows participants how to move towards personal growth by exploring the body’s relationship to stress and means to alleviate it through movement. Part lecture and part experiential movement, this class will introduce and utilize tools from Dance/Movement Therapy (DMT) a form of mental health ...

Union County Clerk Offers Saturday Hours for Voters to Request a Vote-by-Mail Ballot in Person

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that the County Clerk’s Elections Offices in Elizabeth and Westfield will be open for extended hours on Saturday, June 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., for anyone seeking to obtain a Vote-By-Mail ballot for the 2022 Primary Election. The extended hours are offered on a walk-in basis. No appointment is needed.

The Primary Election will be held on ...

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Are We There Yet?

After the worst start to a year since 1932 that has left the S&P 500 within breathing distance of the 20% bear-market threshold, the question all investors are asking is: When might the market pullback run its course?1 Since hitting an all-time high on the first trading day of the year, major indexes have been in a steady downtrend and made a fresh one-year low last week. The new ...

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

3 Key Reasons you Need B. Lewis Properties to Sell Your Home

May 11, 2022

Setting the Stage for Success

While your home may be perfect for your family... it's not perfect for everyone. As an independent professional I will be able to advise you on what small (or large) changes need to be made to appeal to the most buyer, to get you the most offers, and the highest price. 

In the pictures here you can see that while the property owner enjoyed her many ...

The facts are clear about prostate cancer – and what you can do about it

Prostate cancer is dangerous – right? The disease remains the number one solid organ cancer diagnosis among men in the United States, with more than 248,000 newly diagnosed cases each year. Yet while there can be great differences in how prostate cancer affects each patient, there’s little debate that it is important to monitor for the disease.

Urologist Naeem Rahman, MD, part of ...

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New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 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 ...