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Fri, December 21, 5:30 PM

WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do! Music Therapy with Jammin Jenn, Plainfield

WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do! Music Therapy ...

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Add to My Calendar 12/21/2018 5:30pm 02/22/2019 5:30pm America/New_York WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do! Music Therapy with JamminJenn

WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do! Inc. is a non-profit 5013c tax-exempt organization that supports families that have autism and special needs through advocacy, social play dates, resources, seminars and workshops. Family counseling is available. Their website is WallynZavys.org.

Jammin Jenn Music Therapy is a program that goal is to capture the power of music at work during the ...

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NJ Shops Take Doughnuts to the Next Level

December 15, 2018

We found some of the best places to get doughnuts in New Jersey.

While one of the most recognizable global brands, Dunkin’, is dropping the “Donuts” from its  name, smaller doughnut shops in New Jersey are seeing rise in demand for the tasty treats.

Jessica Dreyer, a fourth generation farmer at Dreyer Farms in Cranford, NJ, said that doughnuts have ...

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 ...

Best North Plainfield Holiday Decorated Home Contest Deadline Soon

December 17, 2018

Best Holiday Decorated Home
The Department of Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a town-wide holiday
decorations contest for all North Plainfield residents.
Homes will judged from 12/20 to 12/22. Please have your home completely decorated by 12/19. First, second and third place gift cards will be given to the winners. First place is $100, 2nd place is $75 and 3rd place is $50.
The top three ...

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 ...

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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First Day Trail Ride Planned In Sussex County On Jan. 1

December 15, 2018

HAMPTON TWP., N.J. — A First Day Trail Ride will be held in Sussex County on Jan. 1 to kick off the new year.

The ride is the only equestrian event that is part of the New Jersey State Parks First Day hikes being held throughout the state.

Horse trailer parking will be at Halsey Farm at the corner of Route 519 and Halsey Road

The ride will start at 1 p.m. and equestrians will then ...

Bill That Would Give $20 Million Annually to Horse Racing Clears Senate Committee

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 ...

Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County Holding Information Sessions

December 17, 2018

The Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County is holding information sessions to learn more about becoming a volunteer adult literacy tutor.

The sessions will be held Jan. 7 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Franklin Township Library; Jan. 8 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bridgewater Township Library; and Jan. 9 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Hillsborough Township Library.

Literacy Volunteers is ...

Former Neshanic Flea Market Property Added to Greenway

BRANCHBURG, NJ – The former Neshanic Flea Market property has been added to the South Branch Greenway.

The 3.68-acre parcel of land including a historic residence was subdivided and a 2.8-acre parcel was deeded to the Somerset County Open Space Preservation Program; the other parcel containing a little less than an acre was deeded to Branchburg Township.

Located at the intersection of ...