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“Wings over New Jersey” columnist Jack Elliott Memorialized Sunday

My walk to high school in Summit each day took me past a large brick compound called the New England Village Garden Apartments.  The buildings were rectangular and, except for white Colonial door mantels, they were otherwise nondescript.

The village was filled with older people, who wanted to stay in town after unloading their homes. Each day, kids like me would walk by, oblivious to the ...

Newark Housing Authority Hopes to Lure Investors to Terrell Homes With Opportunity Zones

June 17, 2019

NEWARK, NJ - The Newark Housing Authority is seeking investors under a new federal program to help fund the redevelopment of Terrell Homes, a public housing complex in the East Ward that faces mold and infrastructure issues.

Congressman Albio Sires and city officials are looking to entice investors since the project sits in a federal Opportunity Zone. The tax incentive program rewards private ...

Copperhead Caught in Montclair

June 17, 2019

UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair residents had an unusual discovery on Tuesday. A copperhead was sighted in an Upper Montclair plaza parking lot.

When Montclair Animal Control Officer Michele Shiber got the call that residents spotted a venomous snake, she sprung into action.

“We never know what adventure awaits us when the phone rings on any given day,” said Montclair ACO ...

New Jersey Date Night: Asbury Park is the Shore Thing

June 15, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Summer is (unofficially) here and couples in New Jersey find themselves with the urge to see something experience something new. The yearning to get away is strong, but the desire to keep it close is even stronger.

Luckily for us, taking a road trip is easy in our state. With so many unique towns with so ...

Hit the Beach This Summer With The 2019 New Jersey Beach Badges Guide

June 14, 2019

NEW JERSEY - As the school year winds down, many folks will be heading down the shore to enjoy the 130 miles of coastline from Sandy Hook to Cape May. Since Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer on the Jersey Shore, has passed a large majority have already started the weekend ritual of finding a spot on the sand to savor. Of course, once Memorial Day weekend hits, the dreaded beach badge ...

Paper or Plastic? New Jersey’s Food Industry Says Reusable

May 29, 2019

With all the talk of banning paper and plastic bags in New Jersey, there’s plenty of confusion.

There are varying municipal laws, plenty of debate and now consideration in the state Legislature that could serve as a uniform solution to phase out both single-use disposable plastic and paper bags, while encouraging the mass use of reusable bags in New Jersey.

Last year, Gov. Phil Murphy ...

The Jaffe Briefing - June 18, 2019

TRENTON - The bare-knuckle brawl between Gov. Phil Murphy and Unelected Gov. George Norcross could be nearing the 15th round. Norcross tried, and failed, to block the release yesterday of a damning report from the special governor's task force, which claims the state's economic development program heavily favored special interests, doling out billions of dollars in tax ...

Teen Entrepreneur Showcases Cookie Dough Pops at Franklin Food Truck Festival

June 10, 2019

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with teen entrepreneur Jesse Glauberg, proprietor of Do Boy Cookie Dough Pops at the 2nd Annual Franklin Food Truck Festival. The festival was held at Franklin High School this past May and benefitted Project Graduation for the class of 2019.

“I’ve been making cookies for a long time in my house and I always just continuously ate the ...