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Sat, January 18, 8:30 AM

Piscataway Senior Center, Piscataway

Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Breakfast ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/18/2020 8:30am 01/18/2020 10:30am America/New_York Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Breakfast 2020

The Piscataway Township Civil Rights Advisory Commission is holding its Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Breakfast on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. at the Piscataway Senior Center.

Speaking to give honor to this great civil rights leader will be Rev. Dr. Ronald L. Slaughter of St. James AME Church in Newark. The well-known orator and community activist is a pastor and ...

700 Buena Vista Ave. Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sat, January 18, 2:00 PM

Newark Public Library, Newark

Newark Public Library Presents the Annual Rev.

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Add to My Calendar 01/18/2020 2:00pm 01/18/2020 4:30pm America/New_York Newark Public Library Presents the Annual Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr Commemorative Program

Newark Public Library Presents the Annual Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr Commemorative Program

Saturday, January 18, 2020 | 2-4:30 PM

The Newark Public Library, 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102 | James Brown African American Room (JBAAR)

Avery Sharpe Sextet Presents
The Life & Times of Martin Luther King Jr.

The Avery Sharpe Sextet will examine the life of Martin Luther ...

5 Washington Street Newark, NJ 07101
NCCTI Open House

Tue, January 21, 10:00 AM

Newark

NCCTI Open House

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Add to My Calendar 01/21/2020 10:00am 01/21/2020 1:00pm America/New_York NCCTI Open House

New Community Career & Technical Institute (NCCTI) is hosting an Open House Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 10 a.m. at the main campus, located at 274 South Orange Ave., Newark.

Prospective students will be able to learn more about each of the programs offered, ask any questions they may have and meet staff members and current students.

NCCTI offers the following programs: Automotive Technician, ...

274 South Orange Ave. Newark, NJ 07103
No-Sew Blankets Workshop (Grades 6-12)

Tue, January 21, 5:30 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

No-Sew Blankets Workshop (Grades 6-12)

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Add to My Calendar 01/21/2020 5:30pm 01/21/2020 7:00pm America/New_York No-Sew Blankets Workshop (Grades 6-12)

Tuesdays, January 14, 21, 28, 5:30-7 p.m.

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, Montclair Public Library invites teens to volunteer their time throughout the month of January. Join us as we make no-sew blankets for those who don't have them. We will provide the fleece and instructions for making the blankets.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
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Wed, January 22, 2:30 PM

Montclair

Montclair State Celebrates NJ Maternal Health Day

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Add to My Calendar 01/22/2020 2:30pm 01/22/2020 5:00pm America/New_York Montclair State Celebrates NJ Maternal Health Day

UPDATE: Opening remarks by First Lady Tammy Murphy!

In celebration of #123ForMOMS centered on New Jersey Maternal Health Day, please join us for this conversation on improving maternity care in NJ with MSU students, parents, professionals, and community partners. This free event is open to all - registration is required. Light refreshments will be served. #MaternalHealthAwareness

Register ...

1 Normal Ave Montclair, NJ 07043
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Wed, January 22, 7:00 PM

The Sanctuary, First Congregational Church, Montclair

Book Tour – Isabel Allende: A Long Petal of the ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/22/2020 7:00pm 01/22/2020 8:00pm America/New_York Book Tour – Isabel Allende: A Long Petal of the Sea

Succeed2gether's Montclair Literary Festival is thrilled to welcome iconic author Isabel Allende to a pre-festival event in Montclair on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, to discuss her latest novel, A Long Petal of the Sea, a masterful work of historical fiction about hope, exile, and belonging.

This epic novel, spanning decades and crossing continents, follows two young people as they flee ...

40 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Mothers of Preschoolers {MOPS} Evemt

Thu, January 23, 7:00 PM

Hosted by Bible Baptist Church, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ

Mothers of Preschoolers {MOPS} Evemt

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Add to My Calendar 01/23/2020 7:00pm 01/23/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Mothers of Preschoolers {MOPS} Evemt

We hope one of your 2020 resolutions is to take better care of yourself by coming to MOPS! Hasbrouck Hts MOPS invites moms of kids ages 0-6 from any town to join us. Please RSVP by 1/21 so we have enough yummy snacks for you. Free MOPS Kids childcare provided by RSVP only. Monthly morning get together and outings too.

31 Passaic Avenue Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, NJ 07604

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After coronavirus diagnosis, Essex County Sheriff Fontoura fights to get back to front lines

March 31, 2020

When Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura, a longtime lawman who learned how to be a cop on the streets of Newark, found out that he has coronavirus, he was down, but not out.

In fact, Fontoura is yearning to get back into the fight against the pandemic plaguing his section of the world. 

"It's frustrating me forever that I'm not out there with my folks. I want to be ...

Get Inspired by this Quarantine Collection of Virtual Classes

March 30, 2020

This story first ran on TAPinto South Plainfield.

After just a few days of being home and unable to report to her job at the Today Show, South Plainfield resident Katie Stilo took to social media, launching an Instagram page designed to bring culinary professionals — and amateur cooks — together, virtually. 

A culinary producer and food stylist for the NBC morning ...

Opinion: Puerto Rico: Poised to End America’s Foreign Drug Dependence

March 27, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic exposes a surprising fact: Ninety-percent of all antibiotics, common cold and flu, and pain-relief medications found in America’s medicine cabinets are made in China, not the United States.

America’s largest pharmaceutical companies now outsource to China the manufacture of 90 percent of brand name and generic antibiotics, aspirin, and ibuprofen sold in the ...

TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove Publisher Reflects on the Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic

March 31, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- As part our ongoing coronavirus coverage in New Jersey, Cheryl Brown, the Publisher of TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove, spoke with Brian Brodeur of TAPintoTV about the effects of the pandemic on daily life in her community. 

Both Verona and Cedar Grove are located in Essex County, New Jersey, which currently has the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in the state.