Green Brook Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat is this Friday
Oct. 25 6:30pm -8:30pm! 👻
For any parents or families that have students in grades Pre-K-8 with significant sensory or special needs, line up for Trunk or Treat will begin promptly at 6:30. Thank you for your participation and support.

THIS IS NOT A DROP OFF EVENT. PARENTS MUST BE ON SCHOOL GROUNDS.

6:30- 7:30 2nd grade and under will go first

 7:30-8:30 3rd Grade and up 

Please only go through the line once.

No pets or alcohol on school premises

Fri, October 25
6:30 pm — 8:30 pm
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Trunk or Treat is this Friday
Oct. 25 6:30pm -8:30pm! 👻
For any parents or families that have students in grades Pre-K-8 with significant sensory or special needs, line up for Trunk or Treat will begin promptly at 6:30. Thank you for your participation and support.

THIS IS NOT A DROP OFF EVENT. PARENTS MUST BE ON SCHOOL GROUNDS.

6:30- 7:30 2nd grade and under will go first

7:30-8:30 ...

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The New Jersey Origins of Green Bean Casserole

November 16, 2019

Ever wonder where the Thanksgiving classic Green Bean Casserole came from? Turns out it was created in the Garden State.

The turkey day staple was invented in 1955 in Campbell’s test kitchen in Camden by recipe developer Dorcas Reilly, who Campbell’s refers to as the “Grandmother of Green Bean Casserole.”

According to Smithsonian.com, the Associated ...

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

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 ...

Fort Lee Mayor Moderates Media Panel at NJ League of Municipalities Conference

November 20, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- At this year’s annual New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference, Mark Sokolich, Mayor of Fort Lee, NJ, moderated the panel, “Media Strategies: Tips & Tools for the 21st Century.” Presenters at the panel were Michael Shapiro, the CEO & Publisher of TAPinto.net; Robin Dente, Assistant Business Administrator & Community Affairs Coordinator of ...

New Denville NJ Recycling Program Benefits Both the Environment and the Economy

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV recently attended the New Jersey League of Municipalities’ Annual Conference and caught up with Steven Ward, Business Administrator of Denville, NJ. Ward discussed some of the township’s latest initiatives, including a new recycling program that helps both the local economy and the environment. 

The recent collapse of the international recycling ...

HomeGrown Discovers Ridgewood NJ Hot Spot, Steel Wheel Tavern, on the Right Track

RIDGEWOOD, NJ -- In the current episode of HomeGrown, Host Stephanie Willoughby met with Glenn Carlough, Co-Owner of Steel Wheel Tavern, located just steps from the Ridgewood Train Station. The establishment recently celebrated their three year anniversary and regularly hosts community events, live music and a dance party every Saturday. 

Being so close to the train station has inspired ...

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

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 ...

Belmar/Lake Como Weather Alert: Strong Winds, Moderate Flooding in Rainy Forecast

November 17, 2019

BELMAR/LAKE COMO, NJ — An off-shore storm will bring rain, strong winds and moderate flooding along the Jersey Shore beginning this evening, according to the National Weather Service.

A coastal flood warning that covers Monmouth, Ocean, southeastern Burlington and Middlesex Counties will remain in effect through 5 p.m. tomorrow, November 18.

The potential for moderate flooding along ...

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 ...

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 ...

150 FREE Turkey Giveaway

November 19, 2019

This Saturday, November 23 @ 9am, join Pastor Hart & Freedom Church for their Turkey Giveaway. Giving away 150 FREE Turkeys, canned goods, groceries, health screening and more!

Plainfield High School (Cafeteria), 950 Park Ave. Plainfield, NJ 07060. Please note: Turkeys are given on a 1st come 1st serve basis.( One turkey per family.) Doors open at 8am. For more information, please contact ...

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

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 ...

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.

Rotary Club Invites Community to Holiday Packing Event for US Troops Overseas

November 19, 2019

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. - A caring message and a few simple pleasures from home can make a big difference to our service men and women serving abroad. That is the underlying mission of Operation Shoebox New Jersey, a Hillsborough-based, non-profit organization dedicated to providing our troops serving abroad with their favorite snacks and toiletries.

The Rotary Club of Hillsborough is proud to ...

Gobble, Gobble: 4th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Thanksgiving Morning

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The 4th annual 5K Turkey Trot hosted by the Somerville Recreation Department kicks off at 9 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, Nov. 28th, with 1,000 or more runners expected to compete.

The staging area, start and finish line is adjacent to Engine Company No. 1, 170 E. Main Street at the corner of Veterans Memorial Drive.

All proceeds benefit Recreation Department programs. Runners ...

Police Seeking Witnesses to Route 22 Car Crash

BOUND BROOK, NJ -  Police are looking for witnesses to a Saturday night jeep crash that occurred in the area of Route 22 and Mountain Avenue, according to a Bound Brook Police department Facebook post. 

Bound Brook Police say they responded to a report of an overturned vehicle on fire at approximately 11:34 pm. Upon arrival, officers found a vehicle in the woods off ...

An Igloo on Division Street? Yes. Next to the Christmas Tree

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Igloos on Division Street? Maybe.

With a bright blue sky overhead and temperatures in the high 40s, Natalie Pineiro thought it was a perfect day to build an igloo on the Division Street pedestrian mall - in the shadow of the borough's Christmas tree, which is already in place for the official tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 30th.

Pineiro, executive director of the ...

Teens Invited to Youth Leadership Conference

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Teens in grades seven to 12 to are urged to register for the Somerset County Youth Council’s free workshop series “Youth Leadership Summit on Whole Life,” on Dec. 5th from 5:30 to 9 p.m.

The event will be held in the first-floor conference room of the Human Services Building, located at 27 Warren St., Somerville. The registration deadline is Nov. 27th.

Shooting Suspect Surrenders to Police

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 ...

Scenes from The Red Carpet Screening of 'Shooting Heroin' at Cranford Theater

November 20, 2019

CRANFORD, NJ -- Scotch Plains native Garry Pastore (The Irishman and HBO's The Deuce) and writer-director Spencer T. Folmar hosted a red carpet screening of the film “Shooting Heroin” on Thursday, Nov. 14, at the newly reopened Cranford Movie Theater.

Folmar told the audience that he was inspired to write the movie after seeing the effect of the opioid epidemic ...

Council Approves Plan for Lidl Supermarket at Snuffy’s Site

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – The Scotch Plains Township council unanimously approved the redevelopment plan that would mean the departure of the landmark Snuffy’s Pantagis Renaissance (250 Park Ave.) and the arrival of a Lidl supermarket.

The plan for the 5.5-acre Snuffy’s property includes a 7,600 sq. ft. building that could house three retail establishments and will create a ...

Giants Players Distribute Coats to Kids at Newark YMCA

NEWARK, NJ - Two members of the New York Giants were on hand in Newark on Monday to give out more than 100 coats to children living at the city’s YMCA center.

NFL Cornerback Antonio Hamilton and safety Sean Chandler shared their own stories growing up in families in need, highlighting the importance of giving back to communities after having overcome similar battles.

“I come ...

Man Charged with First-Degree Murder of Co-Worker in Plainsboro

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Following a case that shocked Central New Jersey this summer, a Camden County man was indicted on seven charges resulting from the killing of his coworker when she went home on her lunch break.  Kenneth Saal is facing a mandatory life without parole sentence on the first-degree murder count.

Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet announced ...

WNBC-TV Attends Scotch Plains-Fanwood BOE Meeting to Cover Student 'Blackface' Controversy

SCOTCH PLAIN/FANWOOD, NJ -- The fallout from the social media post of a Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School freshman posed in blackface in front of a Confederate flag has made it to New York local television as WNBC-TV's Ida Segal covered last nights Board of Education Meeting in Scotch Plains. 

Students offended by the post, which went viral on Sunday evening, attended the BOE ...

'Parents Need to Think about What They Post on Social Media': Scotch Plains and Fanwood Police Chiefs

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The police chiefs of Scotch Plains and Fanwood issued a letter on Thursday reminding parents not to perpetuate rumors by reposting things they see on social media.

The controversy stems from fear that followed a picture posted by high school freshman who was dressed in black face in front of a Confederate flag. Following fear that spread among ...

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The 1947 New Jersey Constitution gave our governor enormous power to nominate and appoint people to many state positions: From the Attorney General to all county prosecutors to Superior Court judges to the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Board of Public Utilities to members of Pine Barrens Commission, amongst many many others.  The New Jersey Governor has lots of nominatin' to ...