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Obama’s Deal: The Costly Compromises and Political Battles That Defined the Passage of the ACA

Thu, February 27, 7:30 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Obama’s Deal: The Costly Compromises and ...

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Add to My Calendar 02/27/2020 7:30pm 02/27/2020 9:30pm America/New_York Obama’s Deal: The Costly Compromises and Political Battles That Defined the Passage of the ACA

If you have your health, you have everything the saying goes. But for millions of Americans, that health is directly tied to economic advantage, or disadvantage. President Barack Obama attacked that sobering reality with a plan. One that would be far-reaching and inclusive in giving America a clean bill of health. His vision was realized in the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). But as ...

220 Walnut Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016

Sat, February 29, 10:00 AM

Library Theater Room, Bloomfield

Bloomfield Community Gardens Annual Seed Swap

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Add to My Calendar 02/29/2020 10:00am 02/29/2020 12:00pm America/New_York Bloomfield Community Gardens Annual Seed Swap

Meet fellow gardeners and bring organic seeds to swap and share at the Bloomfield Community Gardens Annual Seed Swap event on Saturday, February 29, 2020, from 10:00 am – 12 pm in the Bloomfield, NJ Library Theater Room (under the children’s library)

Learn about heritage and heirloom plant varieties, about our two community gardens spaces located at Pulaski Park and Milbank Park, ...

90 Broad Street Bloomfield, NJ 07003
Koko: Therapy Dog Visit (Ages 5 and up)

Sat, February 29, 11:00 AM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Koko: Therapy Dog Visit (Ages 5 and up)

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Add to My Calendar 02/29/2020 11:00am 02/29/2020 12:00pm America/New_York Koko: Therapy Dog Visit (Ages 5 and up)

3rd floor

Meet and greet with therapy dog, Koko the Shiba Inu. Learn about what therapy dogs do and how they help the community.

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042

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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 ...

Berks Jazz Festival Moves Online Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

April 1, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- When the 30th Annual Berks Jazz Fest, originally scheduled to take place this week in Reading, PA, was forced to postpone due to the coronavirus pandemic, they decided to take the festival online instead. 

“We were getting so much feedback from fans, saying they’re missing the festival,” said John Ernesto, General Manager of the Berks Jazz Fest, ...