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Join Mothers of PreSchoolers (MOPS), a Group for Working Moms that Meets At Night

September 18, 2017

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Do you work and have a pre-school child? Courtney Mallon, a working mama from New Providence knows what that is like.

About a year ago, she went looking for a Mom’s Group that met at night and couldn’t find one, so she started one for working moms in the New Providence, Berkeley Heights, Summit, Chatham and Warren/Watchung area.

“It’s a great way ...

State Infant/Child Car Seat Rules Currently in Effect

TRENTON, NJ - Effective September 1, 2015, legislation set in place revised parameters relative to the use of infant / child car seats in the Garden State. New Jersey guidelines currently mandate the following:

Newborn to Age 2

Children under age 2 and under 30 lbs. must be in a rear-facing car seat with a five-point harness. Toddlers who are tall or have long legs ...

State Infant/Child Car Seat Rules Currently in Effect

TRENTON, NJ - Effective September 1, 2015, legislation set in place revised parameters relative to the use of infant / child car seats in the Garden State. New Jersey guidelines currently mandate the following:

Newborn to Age 2

Children under age 2 and under 30 lbs. must be in a rear-facing car seat with a five-point harness. Toddlers who are tall or have long legs ...

Warren Student Addresses Board of Education on Bullying and Autism

WARREN, NJ -  The middle school years can be challenging and somewhat awkward for most. But for one Warren middle schooler, challenges led to self advocacy this week when he addressed the Board of Education to talk about autism and bullying.

What follows is what rising eighth grader Johannes Wellerding said during public commentary at the Warren Township Board of Education meeting this ...

Blood Donations Desperately Needed During Labor Day Holiday

NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of New York Blood Center (NYBC), is urging the public to donate blood as we head into the Labor Day holiday. New Jersey roads are packed with cars heading to the beach and the mountains. With so many people on vacation, blood donations drop significantly the last week of August into the first ten days of September as parents and ...

Today is the Day of the Great American Solar Eclipse

MONTVILLE, NJ – The United States will be experiencing a solar eclipse today, Monday, Aug. 21, which New Jerseyans can view partially– and it appears that the weather will cooperate.

If you lived in one of the 14 states the eclipse is crossing with its 70-mile wide path, you will be all set.

If you use safety glasses to view the event between 1:23 p.m. and 4 p.m., ...

Safety Tips for Monday's Solar Eclipse

BRANCHBURG NJ - The public anxiously awaits Monday's solar eclipse.  It will be the first solar eclipse in the United States since 1979.  Safety is extremely important for all eclipse viewers.  Kevin Schindler, Planetarium Associate and Technician at the Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium offered TAP and its readers some expert advice.

"Never look ...

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Imagine Offers Support Groups for Caregivers

September 18, 2017

Imagine is offering support groups for adult caregivers under 60 who are living with a family member’s chronic or terminal illness.   The groups are safe spaces in which people can express their feelings, and gain support from fellow caregivers. 

The criteria for participation includes: caring for any person with a diagnosis of physical illness, injury or disease that ...