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NJ Recipe Guru Shares her Favorite Holiday Cookie: Double Chocolate Espresso

December 13, 2018

If you love to cook, there’s a fair chance you’ve got a recipe somewhere in your home by Gwynn Galvin, whose cooking blog “Swirls of Flavor” has been picking up steam.

“I have been told that I am ‘well-seasoned,’ having worked in the culinary field for more than 20 years now,” the grandmother of eight said from her home in Montvale, NJ.

In ...

Husky Foster Program at Tree-licious Orchards Provides a Better Life for Rescue Dogs

December 10, 2018

PORT MURRAY, NJ -- Tree-licious Orchards has a great reputation for their varieties of apples, fruits and vegetables, but it’s also known as a foster home for rescue husky dogs. “Our huskies just love life at the orchard,” said Tree-licious partner, Ginger Kesler.

Housing huskies at the farm started as a way to help reduce the orchard of critters and provide a better life for ...

Clinton's Fourchette Shares the Secrets of their Success as a Small Business

<!--block-->CLINTON, NJ -- TAPintoTV Senior Producer Kayla Galka recently stopped into Fourchette, a shop on Main Street here, and spoke with staff members about the secrets of the success behind this thriving small business.

Fourchette opened five years ago as a full-service cheese shop, with gourmet foods, imported French linens and unique home and kitchen goods. While ...

Millburn Winter Walk Holiday Event Highlights the Importance of Shopping Local

<!--block-->MILLBURN, NJ -- Crowds gathered here in Taylor Park for the lighting of the 2nd Annual “Winter Walk,” presented by the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce. Held a day after “Shop Local Saturday,” the event highlighted the importance of community and supporting local destinations and businesses this holiday season. <!--block-->

“It ...

Historic Inauguration Reenactment and Gala to Benefit the Grover Cleveland Birthplace

<!--block-->MONTCLAIR, NJ -- The Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association recently held a gala and reenactment of the president’s 1893 inauguration here at the Woman’s Club of Upper Montclair. 

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<!--block-->CBS New York’s John Elliott, who served as the Master of Ceremonies, said, “There’s nothing more fun than history, so ...

The Families Speak: Karidis and Caneiro Families Express Gratitude for Love and Support, Requesting Privacy

December 2, 2018

COLTS NECK, NJ - The Memorial Service for the Caneiro family is Sunday and the Karidis and Caneiro families have shared with TAPinto Colts Neck a Family Statement:

"The Karidis and Caneiro families are grateful for the outpouring of love and support we have received from our devoted family, the faithful friends of Jennifer, Keith, Jesse and Sophia, and many ...

Bernards Township Committee Recognizes Former Longtime Resident Donald Rica For His Service To Community

December 13, 2018

(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE)

Tom Grady, Corresponding Secretary
Bernards Township Republican Municipal Committee
Email: BTRMC.correspondance@usa.com

Bernards, NJ – The Bernards Township Committee, on December 11, 2018, voted on Resolution No. #2018-0482 which recognizes former longtime Township resident and member of the Bernards Township Republican Municipal (BTRMC) Committee, Donald ...

Visit Holiday Festival of Trees Through December

December 14, 2018

BERNARDS TWP., NJ - One of the holiday season's most popular family events -- the 41st Annual Festival of Trees at the Environmental Education Center in Basking Ridge -- will be open daily for public tours through most of December.

The Somerset County Park Commission's EEC each year presents the non-denominational display of holiday trees, designed and ...

Prepare for Repairs at North Plainfield Library

December 6, 2018

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The North Plainfield Memorial Library branch will be undergoing repairs to its main entrance on Thursday, December 6 through Saturday, December 8.  Patrons can only enter the library through the building's rear entrance.  

Patrons can pick-up reserved items and request items in the children's library.  All programs will proceed as ...

Santa Claus Arrives in Warren at 2018 Holiday Walk with Christmas Tree and Menorah lighting and led by Watchung Hills Marching Band

https://youtu.be/LuxGLFzUQYEWARREN, NJ - Everyone loves Santa.

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Hundreds of Warrenites braved the rain to see Santa at the Holiday Walk sponsored by the Warren Township Chamber of Commerce this year.

The event started at 3 p.m. at the Pheasant Run Plaza, where Santa Claus arrived on a fire truck  to a waiting crowd. The Watchung Hills ...

DIY Dryer

As part of my continuing education series on things I know nothing about but will explain anyway, I think it is time to tackle dryer repair.

As we all know, a dryer is a big heavy metal thing with buttons and knobs that dries clothes.  This is not to be confused with a washing machine which is also a big heavy metal thing with buttons and knobs that washes clothes.  It is easy to ...

Obituaries

South Plainfield, NJ – Margaret (Pascazio) Butfiloski, 99, passed away peacefully on June 2, ...
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Jul 28, 1955 - Feb 8, 2018
Owner/Chef of Jaret’s Stuffed Cupcakes  Beloved Husband, Father, Brother and ...
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South Plainfield - Joseph G. Zekas, 90, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at The Willows at ...
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Piscataway – Betty L. Bocam, 70, died suddenly Saturday February 24, 2018 at Robert Wood ...
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Bill That Would Give $20 Million Annually to Horse Racing Clears Senate Committee

December 13, 2018

TRENTON, NJ — A bill that would appropriate $20 million to boost horse racing in New Jersey has been voted out of committee in the state Senate.

Sponsored by Sen. Vin Gopal of District 11 in Monmouth County, home to Monmouth Park and Freehold Raceway, and Sen. Paul A. Sarlo, District 36, which includes, Bergen County, home of the Meadowlands, sponsored the bill, S2992.

The bill was ...

Despite Battling Brain Tumor, Race Caller Is Back In The Booth

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Despite battling a brain tumor, Larry Lederman was on the microphone at the Meadowlands on Dec. 6 as the track kicked off its “Borrow Ken’s Binoculars” Thursdays as guest announcer.

It was a great night for Lederman – and for the fans who love his style – given the fact that he has been battling a brain tumor for some time now. He had ...

Team Velvet's Mini Movie Wins A 'Winnie Award' At Equus Film Festival

RARITAN TWP., N.J. — Little Annie is a miniature horse who helps children suffering from trauma. She also stars in Little Horse Big Medicine, which won a Winnie Award at the 2018 Equus Film Festival held in Brooklyn, N.Y.  from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2. The story is told from Annie’s point of view as she is the film’s narrator.

Filmmakers came to the festival from near and ...

Ryan Licht Succeeds Tom Mott as Lacrosse Coach at Immaculata HS

December 13, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Ryan Licht of Branchburg has been named Immaculata High School’s new Boys Lacrosse Coach, replacing Coach Tom Mott who established the program in 1997 and retired from the position after a 22-year stint. 

Licht brings an outstanding portfolio of professional lacrosse playing experience, as well coaching nearly 10 years on the high school level.  A star ...

Bridge Repair Closes Dubois Road in Warren

 

WARREN, NJ - Dubois Road will be closed between Mt. Bethel Rd. and Reinman Rd. between 9:00am -1:00pm for bridge repair on Thursday, police advised. Plan an alternate route.

 

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