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Early Cold Snap Opens Warming Centers in Morristown

November 12, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown has opened a warming center in response to the dropping temperatures. The warming center will be open at the Town Hall Senior Center from 8:30am - 4:30pm and the Speedwell Fire House from 4:30pm to 8:30am

According to the National Weather Service, temperatures are expected to fall into the teens this weekend.  The Town of Morristown ...

Santa Paws is Coming to Green Brook

GREEN BROOK, NJ - Save the Date for Central Bark Santa Paws Event, Saturday, Dec. 7 at noon.

Santa will visit Central Bark at noon for pictures with your pet. A suggested donation of $5 is requested to support a local family in need.
 

This is a rain or shine event.

Water Main Break Shuts Down Short Hills Mall

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Earlier today, the Mall at Short Hills was closed down when a water main break prompted the evacuation of shoppers and a cleanup effort to get the mall back on its feet.

According to Millburn Fire Chief Robert Echavarria, the shutdown stemmed from the after-effects of the break.

"We had a water main break that feeds to all the fire suppression to the mall," ...

New Jersey-Based Actor Garry Pastore Will Host NJ Premiere of 'Shooting Heroin' at Cranford Theatre on Nov. 14

November 9, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Shooting Heroin, a film with an all-star cast, including Scotch Plains native Garry Pastore, motion picture dealing with the drug epidemic makes its New Jersey premiere when it hits the big screen on Thursday Nov. 14 at the newly reopened Cranford Theatre.

Related: Cranford Movie Theatre Reopens Friday

In attendance will be police chiefs, officers and DEA agents ...

Lessons From 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood:' How to be a Good Neighbor

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Fred Rogers, better known as Mister Rogers from "Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood," was famous for his ability to tackle controversial issues of his time and to delicately use his religious convictions to teach children how to be a “good neighbor.”

The film, "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood," starring Tom Hanks as Rogers, is ...

Trader Joe’s Still Scheduled for Friday Opening Despite Thursday’s Fire

October 31, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Trader Joe's, in the Bridgewater Promenade, will still open its doors Friday morning despite a fire Thursday.

According to an alert from Somerset County, the store is still scheduled to open at 9 a.m. Friday. There will be a grand opening ceremony at 8:55 a.m., and the township will re-inspect the store before it opens.

Fire trucks were called to the scene around 11 ...

Fire Reported at New Trader Joe's, Friday Opening Called Into Question

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A fire was reported in the wall at the new Trader Joe's, in the Bridgewater Promenade, Thursday morning, calling into question the store's planned Friday opening.

Fire trucks were called to the scene around 11 a.m. Thursday.

According to Bridgewater Township Police, the manager of the store said workers were welding in the back of the store and the fire alarm was ...

Watchung Hills Board of Education Ratifies Agreement with Teachers Union

November 12, 2019

WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Board of Education ratified the collective negotiations memorandum of agreement, including mutually agreed upon salary guides, for the period July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2022, between the Board and the Watchung Hills Regional Education Association at Tuesday’s meeting. 

The board authorized its President and Secretary to execute appropriate ...

Update on Mercury Testing in North Plainfield Schools

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - North Plainfield schools have provided an update on the mercury remediation.

The update as of Wednesday is as follows:

Johnson Controls has been contacted and is onsite to evaluate the middle school heating and ventilation system. They are reviewing functionality and we will be meeting next week to ensure a smooth transition to the air conditioning unit.

Our ...

Update Election 2019: And the Watchung Winners Are...

November 12, 2019

WATCHUNG, NJ - The Somerset county clerk says the certified results will be out on Monday, however they are done counting Watchung and the results for the two available seats that carry three-year terms on the Watchung Borough Council are Wendy Robinson with 964 votes and Pietro "Pete" Martino with 953 votes.

 

Amber Murad received 918 votes and George Sopko received 910 ...

Make Our One-Bowl Leftover Halloween Candy Cookie Bars

November 3, 2019

Let’s face it: No one is ever going to eat all that Halloween candy. Why not chop up those fun-size chocolate bars and throw them into some cookie dough with a handful or two of M&M’s?

This one-bowl recipe is even easier than drop cookies and ready in under an hour, with no special equipment necessary.

Safety tip: When coating the foil-covered pan with cooking spray, hold it ...

Nestlé Recalls Ready-to-Bake Refrigerated Cookie Dough Products

ARLINGTON, VA -- A voluntary recall of ready-to-bake refrigerated Nestlé Toll House Cookie Dough products has been announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. According to the press release, the products were recalled due to the potential presence of food-grade rubber pieces.

The recall is limited only to the ready-to-bake refrigerated products below, with batch codes that begin ...

Volunteers Line Up to Pack 1,000 Boxes for US Troops Overseas

November 10, 2019

MANVILLE, NJ - Hundreds of volunteers rolled up their sleeves and pitched in to help Operation Shoebox New Jersey put together 1,000 care packages for shipment to US troops deployed overseas during Saturday's 15th annual Veterans Day packing event at the Manville VFW.

The day began at 8 a.m. when the OPSHBX NJ truck arrived at the VFW, with volunteers waiting to unload hundreds of cases of ...

Dash for Diapers (formerly Track Friday) Keeps Babies in Middlesex County Covered

HIGHLAND PARK, NJ -  The name may have changed, but the good stuff remains!  Back again this Thanksgiving, the Diaper Dash (formerly Track Friday) will be a day of fitness and fun to support the AECDC-Central Jersey Diaper Bank.  Burn off some of those Thanksgiving calories while giving back to the community.

Hosted at the Highland Park High School track on November 29 from ...

Update Election 2019: And the Watchung Winners Are...

November 12, 2019

WATCHUNG, NJ - The Somerset county clerk says the certified results will be out on Monday, however they are done counting Watchung and the results for the two available seats that carry three-year terms on the Watchung Borough Council are Wendy Robinson with 964 votes and Pietro "Pete" Martino with 953 votes.

 

Amber Murad received 918 votes and George Sopko received 910 ...

Hepatitis A Clinic Closes After 3 Days and 1,800 Shots

November 8, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The emergency health clinic set up by the New Jersey and Somerset County health departments to administer Hepatitis A inoculations closed Friday after three days of long lines and 1,800 shots.

The clinic, held at the Somerset County Human Services building on Warren Street beginning Wednesday, was necessitated by a disclosure earlier this week that an employee who had worked ...

Holiday Gifts for Gardeners

November 6, 2019

Holidays are a wonderful time to gather with friends and family, share a special meal and exchange gifts. Finding the perfect gift for those we love can be overwhelming and stressful. No need to fret; give the gift of gardening that provides seasons of joy.

It doesn’t matter if your recipient is young or old, new or experienced, an avid gardener or one who just likes the benefits ...

TAPinto Reminds Everyone to Turn Your Clocks Back 1- Hour this Sunday

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - It’s time to fall back as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end this weekend. 

TAPinto reminds readers to turn their clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday morning.

This adjustment typically takes place automatically on smartphones, computers, and tablets. Those with non-automated devices will have to manually change the time.

With the end of ...

WHRHS Football: Passaic Tech Ends Watchung Hills’ Season In Playoffs, 49-15

November 8, 2019

WAYNE, NJ - The first half was all Passaic Tech and the Bulldogs move on in the NJSIAA Tournament, Quarterfinal Round, North Jersey, Section 1, Group 5  after topping Watchung Hills on Friday, 49-15. Watchung Hills ends its season at 5-5. But just last year, the Warriors were 0-10.

 

“We went up against a good team tonight that gave us problems on both sides of the ...

North Plainfield Football: Tigers Run over Canucks in Regular Season Finale

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- The South Plainfield High School football team hasn’t had the season many hoped for or expected in 2019, but the Tigers ended the regular season on a  high note with a 54-41 win over rival North Plainfield on Friday night.

South Plainfield (1-8) has now won back-to-back games against the Canucks (3-6) for the first time since 2002. North Plainfield still ...

WHRHS Football: Watchung Hills Comes Back to Defeat New Brunswick, 34-33

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Watchung Hills came back from a 20-0 deficit in a 34-33 thriller Friday night over New Brunswick. 

The Warriors’ junior quarterback Chad Martini threw for two touchdowns, and ran in one, and Trevor Schmidt rushed for two TDS and caught a 2-point conversion pass to lead the scoring for the Warriors. Martini connected on 11-of-20 passes for ...

Basking Ridge Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

November 6, 2019

NEWARK, NJ -- A Basking Ridge man was charged Wednesday with allegedly distributing and possessing images of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.

John Schulenburg, 65, has been charged with one count of distribution of child pornography and one count of possession of child pornography. He appeared Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael A. Hammer in Newark ...

Vehicle Theft, Burglary, Fraud and Mischief Reported in Warren

November 11, 2019

WARREN, NJ - The theft of a truck and the burglary of another were reported on one Warren street on Sunday, and criminal mischief and fraud were reported on Saturday, Warren police said on Monday.

Saturday, criminal mischief was reported at a residence on Wilderness Trail after BB pellet damage was discovered to the siding and a window at the house.

A Northridge Way resident reported ...

Driver Was High When He Struck Warren Man, Prosecutor Says

WARREN, NJ — The driver in an accident that killed the founder  of Warren's Edgewood Pharmacy,  83-year-old Salvator Thomas Castronovo of Warren, was charged Thursday with vehicular homicide, the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office announced on Friday.

Brian Kosanke, age 39, of Lavallette, was under the influence of Xanax, Cocaine, Fentanyl and Gabapentin when he ...

Trader Joe’s Still Scheduled for Friday Opening Despite Thursday’s Fire

October 31, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Trader Joe's, in the Bridgewater Promenade, will still open its doors Friday morning despite a fire Thursday.

According to an alert from Somerset County, the store is still scheduled to open at 9 a.m. Friday. There will be a grand opening ceremony at 8:55 a.m., and the township will re-inspect the store before it opens.

Fire trucks were called to the scene around 11 ...

National Signing Day in Warren: Seven Watchung Hills Students Sign Letters of Intent

November 13, 2019

WARREN, NJ -  Seven Watchung Hills Regional High School athletes upgraded their status from recruit to official signees to the college/university of their choice on National Letter of Intent (NLI) Signing Day on Wednesday.

 

Surrounded by their family, coaches, and friends  on Nov. 13, the seven students put pen to paper and signed their official NLI commitment ...

Watchung Hills Wolverines win Eastern Region Playoff

 

WARREN, NJ - The Watchung Hills Wolverines Pee Wee football team delivered a decisive 38-19 victory over the Eastchester Blue Devils to notch their first Eastern Region playoff victory, and tenth overall win on the season.  The victory advances the Wolverines to the region semi-finals next weekend and brings their record to 10-0.

 

The Wolverines started the day on ...

National Signing Day in Warren: Seven Watchung Hills Students Sign Letters of Intent

November 13, 2019

WARREN, NJ -  Seven Watchung Hills Regional High School athletes upgraded their status from recruit to official signees to the college/university of their choice on National Letter of Intent (NLI) Signing Day on Wednesday.

 

Surrounded by their family, coaches, and friends  on Nov. 13, the seven students put pen to paper and signed their official NLI commitment ...

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New Jersey Date Night: Get Lost in the Game at These Sports Bars

November 13, 2019

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

Cheering on the home team is more fun when there’s two of you. And with football, basketball and hockey in full swing, there’s practically something happening every night.

It may not be possible for you and your date to go to every live game, but luckily our state offers a plethora of sports ...

Recipe from the Farm: Erin Headley’s Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

John and Erin Headley operate a small cranberry bog deep in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens. John works with the Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension in Washington Township, Burlington County, where researchers from Rutgers University work to combat pest and disease problems and study the many health benefits of cranberries.

Cranberries are a family ...

Harvest Time for Cranberries in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens

Growing cranberries is a family business in New Jersey, with a lifestyle that involves intense work during a growing season, nurturing plants and flooding fields for gathering fruit. Nobody knows this better than Bill Cutts, one of three generations of family members who are now reaping the harvest deep in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens.

The Cutts family has been farming blueberries and ...

Bergen County Theater Company Features Arts Programs for Kids of All Ages

November 8, 2019

RIDGEWOOD, NJ — In the next installation of HomeGrown: Ridgewood, Host Stephanie Willoughby visits with staff and performers at Porch Light Productions, a theater company in Bergen County offering theater and related arts programs for students from kindergarten through college. 

Founded in 2005, Porch Light Productions features a wide range of programs, such as classes in acting ...

State of Affairs Breaks Down $54 Million Allotted for New Jersey Child Care Subsidies

NEW JERSEY — NJ Department of Human Services Commissioner, Carole Johnson, explains to Steve Adubato on State of Affairs how $54 million allocated by the state will be used to raise subsidy rates for child care, allowing more families to afford better child care options.

Commissioner Johnson explained that by securing these funds, it’s the state’s hope that child care can be ...

East Brunswick Day Highlights Diversity and Community in Middlesex County, NJ

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- At this year’s East Brunswick Day, an annual event which brings together community residents, officials and businesses, TAPintoTV spoke with several attendees and participants. The event, which is in its sixth year, was held at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center and included local vendors, nonprofit organizations, township programs, local government, youth ...

Jon Bramnick is a Really Good Guy

November 3, 2019

To the Editor:

We have known Jon Bramnick for over 15 years as a friend of the family and as a tireless advocate for our town of Chatham.  We can say without a doubt that he is one of the most genuinely truly good men out there. 

He is one of the hardest workers we've ever known.  He is a honest, filled with integrity and has a great natural charisma about him that makes ...

Jerry Searfoss is Best for Green Brook

I’ve known Jerry Searfoss for 17 years and throughout that time he has always served the people of Green Brook. During his years on the Board of Education, as a member of the Green Brook Lions Club, and as a member of the Green Brook Township Committee, Jerry has always impressed me with his level-headedness and his ability to address issues by taking away the static surrounding them and ...

Amber Murad for Watchung Town Council

My name is Tim Logan and I have been a resident of Watchung for 55yrs. I've seen many changes shape our borough over my years! Our little bucolic town has certainly grown and changed but it's managed to keep its "small town" feel. I've woven my life into this town through volunteerism, voting, and keeping my finger on the pulse, to the best of my ...

Sandbox Cafe Hosting Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner for Community

November 12, 2019

SURF CITY, NJ - All are invited to attend a free thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings. The dinner will be held on Thanksgiving Day from 12-5 p.m. at the Sandbox Cafe in Surf City. 

Local residents and volunteers come together to share the special holiday of giving wiht everyone by offering the free holiday meal.  Everyone is welcome regardless of financial ...

Belmar Prepares Beach for Winter, Dunes Not to be Built on Southern End — Unless Needed

BELMAR, NJ — The annual ritual of “closing” the beach for the winter has been completed in Belmar, with one visible difference. There are no temporary dunes on the southern end of the 1.3-mile oceanfront.

Under Belmar’s new beach management plan, the entire beachfront will remain free of these sand berms unless the borough receives the go-ahead from state officials to ...

Prepare Your Child For Holiday Travel with These 12 Books

November 12, 2019

The holiday season often means lots of travel with your family. Whether you’re taking a quick trip up the road or a cross-country journey, travel can be a big deal for young children.

Prepare your children for these special trips by reading some of the books on this list. These stories feature planes, trains, cars and relatives like grandparents to help your children learn what to ...

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Kicks Off Movers for Meals Drive to Aid Hungry Families

November 12, 2019

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Kicks Off
Movers for Meals Drive to Aid Hungry Families
Community-Supported Program Feeds Families this Holiday Season

Livingston, NJ, November 4, 2019 — To fight hunger this holiday season, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® of Livingston is hosting its annual Movers for Meals® collection drive to provide nonperishable food items to families with the goal of ...

Announce a Wedding, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Graduation, Reunion and More with Milestones on TAPinto

Free for a limited time, readers can submit important milestones in their lives and those of their family, and have them published on TAPinto, enabling the community to hear about the happy news and join in the celebration.  All published Milestones can be shared on social media directly from TAPinto.  And, all Milestones live on TAPinto forever, creating a keepsake that families can ...

Attention Commuters: NJ Transit Alerts for Tuesday



Travel Alerts


Nov 12, 2019  06:16:41 AM
Update: M&E train #402, the 5:27am from Basking Ridge is cancelled at Bernardsville, due to slippery rail conditions. Customers to train #6406, the 6:08am from Bernardsville, transfer at Summit for Hoboken service.


Nov 12, 2019  03:09:35 AM
M&E train #0404, the 5:41am from Gladstone is ...

Dragonfly presents Festival of One Acts: Short Plays by New Jersey Playwrights

Festival of One Acts:

Short Plays by New Jersey Playwrights

Presented by Dragonfly Multicultural Arts at duCret School of Art

October 23, 2019 -- Dragonfly Multicultural Arts Center will present its first Festival of One Act Plays on Friday, November 22 at 8:00 p.m.; Saturday, November 23 at 8:00 p.m.; and Sunday, November 24 at 3:00 p.m. at duCret School of Art in Plainfield. A ...

Watchung Hills Marching Band Fundraisers: Mugs, Prom Dresses and more

As you may have heard, the Watchung  Hills Regional High School Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Marching  Band will be traveling to the University of Delaware, Washington DC, and  Norfolk, VA for our biannual trip this April. To offset costs, and to offset  about $1200 worth of equipment needed for sustaining the next season performances, the  Band Parents ...

Ben Franklin Bridge, Camden Roadways To Close Sunday Morning for Annual Run

November 1, 2019

CAMDEN, NJ — The Benjamin Franklin Bridge will be closed for about two hours Sunday morning and the Camden waterfront and downtown area will be inaccessible to cars as the annual Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge Charity Event takes place.

The bridge will be closed Nov. 3 from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. to vehicular traffic. PATCO train service will also be affected. Westbound ...

Check Out Some Of New Jersey's Most Haunted Spots This Halloween Weekend

NEW JERSEY - Witches, goblins and ghosts are in the air. Well, not really, but for those who love to be scared, New Jersey has a cornucopia of ghost stories that will send a shiver down even the strongest spine. If you're looking for a creepy spot to visit , here are a few of the Garden State's most hair-raising places.

Alpine and ghost stories may not by synonymous, but tell that ...

History Lesson on Revolutionary Rivals Presented in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Old Dutch Parsonage historic site at 65 Washington Place, the home of Jacob Rusten Hardenbergh, a founder and first president of Rutgers University, will host an open house Saturday, Nov. 2nd that will focus on "Revolutionary Rivals" and the early days of Rutgers and Princeton University in the 18th and 19th centuries.

The program begins at 10 a.m. with an open ...

Halloween Half-Marathon Hits The Streets of Morristown; October 27

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Get into the Halloween spirit by running in the Halloween Half Marathon on Sunday October 27. Runners will take to the streets of Morristown beginning at 9am.

The start and finish of the race will be at the Verizon Parking Lot on Oak Street. There will be medals for all finishers, candy at water stations and prizes for best Halloween costumes, and overall winners.

Shooting Suspect Surrenders to Police

November 12, 2019

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP -  A 31-year-old North Brunswick man has surrendered to police in connection with the early morning shooting of a 25-year-old resident of Franklin Township on Nov. 4th, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Kasin A. Coffey, a resident of Driscoll Court in North Brunswick, has been charged with second degree Aggravated Assault and second degree ...

Somerville Police ID Pedestrian Killed on High Street; Family Creates GoFundMe Account

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Borough Police have identified the 55-year-old Somerville woman who was fatally struck by a pick-up truck on East High Street as Abigail Colon.

The woman's family has created a GoFundMe account online to pay for funeral expenses.

The accident occurred mid-block between Grove Street and Bridge Street around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the vicinity of the Somerset County ...

Assemblyman Hosts Annual Veteran’s Day Breakfast

SOMERSET, NJ – Assemblyman Joe Danielsen hosted his 4th annual Veterans Day Breakfast Friday at the Stage House Tavern, with more than 100 veterans of WWII, the Korean conflict, the Vietnam era, Desert Storm and more recent overseas deployments Friday morning.

Also in attendance was Somerset County Freeholder Shanel Robinson, an Air Force veteran, who spoke of her family's military ...

Hepatitis A Clinic Closes After 3 Days and 1,800 Shots

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The emergency health clinic set up by the New Jersey and Somerset County health departments to administer Hepatitis A inoculations closed Friday after three days of long lines and 1,800 shots.

The clinic, held at the Somerset County Human Services building on Warren Street beginning Wednesday, was necessitated by a disclosure earlier this week that an employee who had worked ...

Hundreds Line Up in Somerville for Hepatitis A Vaccine

SOMERVILLE, NJ – For the second day in a row, hundreds of people stood in line outside the Somerset County Human Services building on Warren Street waiting to be vaccinated against the Hepatitis A virus in response to a public health warning issued by state and county health officials who reported that a deli worker at the nearby ShopRite supermarket had been diagnosed with the communicable ...

Warning: Somerville ShopRite Deli Worker Diagnosed with Hepatitis A

SOMERVILLE, NJ - An employee of the ShopRite Supermarket in Somerville who worked in the delicatessen department has been diagnosed with a case of hepatitis A, according to the New Jersey Department of Health and the Somerset County Department of Health, who are working with the owner of the store, the Wakefern Corporation to notify shoppers.

The individual worked during the time when they ...

Thanks for the Memories

I want to Marie Kondo my head.

I want to remove all the junk in there that is no longer giving me joy.

Actually, I don’t really know much about Marie Kondo, other than a vague understanding that she is the guru of decluttering. Once while surfing Netflix, I clicked on her show, Tidying Up. I thought it might be some sort of grisly crime scene drama.

It turns out it was a reality TV ...

Lawsuit: NJ Trooper Was Texting Moments Before Crash That Killed Teenage Girl on Central Ave in 2017

November 13, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — The state police trooper who hit a 14-year-old Westfield girl while driving on Central Avenue in 2017 was texting in the moments leading up the fatal crash, evidence contained in the court record for a civil lawsuit against the trooper shows.

While investigators cleared state Trooper Alexander Gelfand of criminal charges at the time, the lawsuit filed by the family of the ...

Sandbox Cafe Hosting Free Thanksgiving Day Dinner for Community

SURF CITY, NJ - All are invited to attend a free thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings. The dinner will be held on Thanksgiving Day from 12-5 p.m. at the Sandbox Cafe in Surf City. 

Local residents and volunteers come together to share the special holiday of giving wiht everyone by offering the free holiday meal.  Everyone is welcome regardless of financial ...

Early Cold Snap Opens Warming Centers in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown has opened a warming center in response to the dropping temperatures. The warming center will be open at the Town Hall Senior Center from 8:30am - 4:30pm and the Speedwell Fire House from 4:30pm to 8:30am

According to the National Weather Service, temperatures are expected to fall into the teens this weekend.  The Town of Morristown ...

Water Main Break Shuts Down Short Hills Mall

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Earlier today, the Mall at Short Hills was closed down when a water main break prompted the evacuation of shoppers and a cleanup effort to get the mall back on its feet.

According to Millburn Fire Chief Robert Echavarria, the shutdown stemmed from the after-effects of the break.

"We had a water main break that feeds to all the fire suppression to the mall," ...

New Jersey-Based Actor Garry Pastore Will Host NJ Premiere of 'Shooting Heroin' at Cranford Theatre on Nov. 14

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Shooting Heroin, a film with an all-star cast, including Scotch Plains native Garry Pastore, motion picture dealing with the drug epidemic makes its New Jersey premiere when it hits the big screen on Thursday Nov. 14 at the newly reopened Cranford Theatre.

Related: Cranford Movie Theatre Reopens Friday

In attendance will be police chiefs, officers and DEA agents ...

Clean Up Continues After Tanker Spill

SUMMIT, NJ - Clean-up is ongoing after a tanker overturned on Broad Street -- near the Route 24 overpass -- in the early morning hours of November 4.

According to the City of Summit, the accident -- which occurred at approximately 3:15 a.m. -- resulted in an estimated 1,350 gallons of gasoline spilling out into the roadway and surrounding vicinity and forced the closure of multiple ...

Obituaries

Henry Seesselberg, 86, of Warren passed away Saturday, April 6 at the Eastern Star Home in ...
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Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

Over half of Garden State property tax bills go toward educating the state's nearly 1.4 million public school students.

The average New Jersey tax bill is $8,767. About 52.6% of that, or $4,610, is the taxes the local school district levies on homeowners and property owners, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

But the average taxpayers in some ...

Thanks for the Memories

I want to Marie Kondo my head.

I want to remove all the junk in there that is no longer giving me joy.

Actually, I don’t really know much about Marie Kondo, other than a vague understanding that she is the guru of decluttering. Once while surfing Netflix, I clicked on her show, Tidying Up. I thought it might be some sort of grisly crime scene drama.

It turns out it was a reality TV ...