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NJ State And County Parks To Reopen On May 2

April 29, 2020

NEW JERSEY - Gov. Phil Murphy announced he is allowing New Jersey state and county parks, along with golf courses, to reopen on Saturday, May 2.

While park visitors will be allowed to run, hike, bike, fish and kayak, all restrooms, picnic areas, playgrounds and visitor centers will remain closed.

State and county parks have been closed since April 7 after state and ...

A Garbage Incinerator in Newark is Releasing Pink Emissions (Again), Activists Say

This article has been updated with comments from Covanta Essex.

NEWARK, NJ — The purple skies Newarkers have been seeing lately aren’t a result of pleasant evening sunsets, according to environmental justice and grassroots community groups raising a red flag on a garbage incinerator they allege is releasing illegal emissions. 

Covanta Essex, the company that has ...

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Montclair Leaders to Discuss Racism in America with Police Department, Launch Week of Action

June 2, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Several groups in Montclair are collaborating to host activities and virtual discussions on race relations in America, according to officials.

In response to national outrage over the killing of a man in Minneapolis, protests and civil unrest has sparked across the nation. George Floyd was handcuffed while police officers kneeled on his body, including his neck for nearly ...

Restaurant Business Down, NJ Distributors Are Selling Straight to Consumers

May 31, 2020

Duck legs confit. Waygu burgers. Anduille sausage. These items from meat supplier D’Artagnan typically would be headed to restaurants, but due to COVID-19 much of it is on its way to homes, instead.

“We got into this because the restaurants disappeared,” said D’Artagnan President Andy Wertheim. “This is a question of finding another way to get the product into ...

Long Beach Island Region Opens Summer with New Way to Get The Information You Need

May 28, 2020

SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. — With restrictions from COVID19 beginning to lift, the need for safe travel planning can be easily met online with Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members newly launched, high performance, tourism related website.

In time for summer, this dynamic site brings local knowledge directly to travelers coming from near or far. The Southern Ocean County ...

May is “Better Hearing and Speech Month"

May 19, 2020

Dear Editor:

Members of the New Jersey Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NJSHA) celebrate May as “Better Hearing & Speech Month,” to promote awareness of the audiology and speech language-pathology professions and its impact on the lives of children and adults with hearing, communication and feeding/swallowing issues. 

This year, as we all know, is extremely ...

Clinton NJ Vegan Café Pays it Forward by Preparing Meals for the Community & Essential Workers

June 3, 2020

CLINTON, NJ -- Tara Stone, Owner of Grounded for Life Cafe, recently appeared on TAPintoTV’s Sunday morning show on News 12 Plus, where she spoke to Host Stephanie Willoughby about her experiences as a small business owner navigating the pandemic. 

Stone described Grounded for Life as a plant-based restaurant “borne from a need to bring healthy and compassionate food, ...