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Rahway's Dr. Patricia Camp Named Union County Superintendent of the Year

May 19, 2022

RAHWAY, NJ — Dr. Patricia Camp, the superintendent of the Rahway Public Schools, has just been named the Union County Superintendent of the Year. The announcement was made on Tuesday evening at the Rahway Board of Education meeting.

Camp told TAPinto Rahway that she initially received the news at her regular roundtable meeting of Union County Superintendents on May 6.

"I was very ...

New Providence Public School District Announces Early Dismissal Monday Due to Severe Weather Forecast

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence Public Schools released an email to the families notifying of early dismissal at 1 p.m. on Monday due to extreme weather forecast. All afternoon activities have been cancelled. Visit school website for details. 

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Severe Storms May Bring Strong Winds, Hail Monday Afternoon

Learn what to do if there is a ...

Salt Brook School holds LEAD Graduation

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Fifth grade students at Salt Brook School recently held their L.E.A.D graduation.  LEAD (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) is a program sponsored by the New Providence Police Department and is committed to protecting our youth and community from the proliferation of drugs, drug related crimes, peer to peer/cyberbullying and violence.

At the conclusion of the 10-week ...

New Providence BOE Advancing Proposed Referendum Projects

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – The Board of Education held a short meeting on Thursday, May 5 to move forward with the proposed facilities projects to be financed through a bond referendum. Superintendent David Miceli had held a public meeting on the projects earlier this week. According to the President of the Board, Mary Misiukiewicz, the meeting was well received by residents who engaged ...

FACT - Families & Community Together: Wraparound Care With Results and Quality Assured

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - FACT - Families & Community Together, is a CMO [Care Management Organization] that provides care management and wraparound services to children ages five up until their 21st birthday. FACT helps families and caregivers create a more stable and healing environment for children, address barriers to well-being, and maximize youth and family ...

Nourishing Neighbors” grant received by New Providence School District

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence School District recently received a $500.00 Nourishing Neighbors grant from ACME Markets Foundation’s Nourishing Neighbors holiday fundraising campaign. Over the past holiday season, customers were asked to donate at the register to help feed our neighbors and the grant is a result of these generous donations.  The New Providence School District ...

New Providence Students Give Away 300 Indigenous Trees in Honor of Earth Day

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In honor of Earth Day 2022, New Providence High School students calculated their pre-pandemic paper usage and quantified the number of trees necessary to offset that amount. They raised money through community outreach and in-house bake sales to purchase 300 indigenous trees (Red Maple, Northern Red Oak, and Pin Oak), which they provided to the residents of New Providence for ...

 New Providence School District awards Certificates of Excellence in the Arts

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence School District was pleased to recognize the 2021/2022 school year recipients of the Certificate of Excellence in Arts and Music at the Board of Education meeting on Monday, April 25, 2022.  Students who excel in art and design routinely think “outside the box” to create new and exciting works. These skills in creativity and innovation are ...

New Providence BOE Approves 2022-2023 Budget

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – New Providence Board of Education approved its $45.3 million 2022-2023 budget at its Monday, April 25 meeting. The budget features a 2.11 percent tax increase which translates to $178.00 additional tax for the average borough home with a market value of $643,803.00. Joseph Walsh, Chairman of the Finance Committee, provided the budget presentation.

The school tax ...

New Providence BOE Honors Long-Time Board Member Adam Smith

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – New Providence Board of Education (BOE) recognized Adam Smith for his long tenure on Monday, April 25. Board President Mary Misiukiewicz read a resolution honoring Smith and added her own words to recall the years serving on the board together. Former board members Ira Krauss and Robert Dinerman, current board members, as well as members of the administrative team ...

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Union County College Student Mark Farag Selected as Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship Recipient

May 13, 2022

Union County College student Mark Farag, of Elizabeth, has been selected as one of 100 recipients of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. This prestigious award will provide Farag with up to $55,000 a year to complete his bachelor’s degree.

Farag is majoring in Engineering and has a 3.92 GPA. During part of his time at Union College, Farag has served as the ...

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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 ...

Cantor's Concert

Purchase tickets at www.templesinainj.org

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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Church of the Little Flower, Berkeley Heights

Church of the Little Flower Hosts Loss of Child ...

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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 ...