TOP LOCAL News

September 19, 2018

MORRISTOWN, N.J. -  Just Jersey opened a second retail location in Montclair on Saturday.   The store is located at 179 Glenridge Avenue.  “Our store celebrates the best of New Jersey, through a carefully curated collection of products sourced by over 260 New Jersey–based makers”, said Co-Owner ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Mixed use definition and lower entry level salary ordinances were introduced during the Tuesday, Sept. 4 Board of Commissioners public meeting. Ordinance No. 3397, to define mixed use, was introduced by Mayor and Public Works Commissioner Joseph P. Scarpelli to define mixed use. If ...

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FAR HILLS, N.J. — For the first time in its nearly century-long history, the Far Hills Race Meeting will offer pari-mutuel wagering on all of its races on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. With the introduction of wagering, Far Hills Race Meeting delivers on a long-held promise, pairing betting with its ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - on Friday  September 14, 2018 family and friends  gathered at St. Paul Baptist Church in Montclair to celebrate the life for Wallace "Wally" Choice, Sr., who passed away on September 9, 2018. Officiating, Bernadette Glover, Senior Pastor of St.Paul, began the processional to, ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - This black dog was found going for a stroll in the Spring Garden section of Nutley earlier today. As lovely as that part of town is, it is fair to assume that the dog's people are missing her.  After her story was shared on TAPinto Nutley and by members of the community on social ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – The Highlander, the student newspaper of Governor Livingston High School, is making the transition to becoming an online publication thanks to an innovative partnership with TAPinto Berkeley Heights. Students and community members alike can now go to the TAPinto Berkeley ...

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NEW YORK, N.Y. — Police horses and carriage horses were not the only equines in New York City on Sept. 15 — several riders on horses in western saddles took an extended tour of the Big Apple to raise awareness about suicide among veterans. BraveHearts, based in Illinois, took 10 veterans, a gold ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Today is National Cheeseburger Day, and Essex Junction in Bloomfield Center is celebrating by offering their Sunday afternoon specials today. National Cheeseburger Day is celebrated each year on September 18.  In recognition of National Cheeseburger Day, owner Jeremy Goldberg ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Bloomfield College announced the latest lineup for its Leadership Development Lecture Series. The series began at the College in the spring of 2018 after Matthew Frankel partnered with Student Affairs to create a new Leadership Development Lecture Series. Frankel, who acts as ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Chamber of Commerce welcomes Good Vibes Yoga and Kombucha Bar as a member. Located in the center of Nutley, NJ, near many food, learning centers, as well as other wellness centers, Good Vibes is a community of yoga & wellness aimed to bring people together and leaving ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A mystery developer received approval from the city planning board to turn the historic Griffith building on Broad Street into modern apartments and ground floor retail space. The building at 605-607 Broad St. was built in 1927 by the Griffith Piano Company and was used as a ...

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NEWARK, NJ — A comic book artist from West Orange admitted in federal court on Monday to distributing thousands of images and videos of child sexual abuse, according to U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito Timothy Yates, 31, who was previously arrested and charged by complaint on April 4, pleaded ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ in Partnership with Passaic County Department of Health & Board of Chosen Freeholders All are welcome at this “women-focused” event with activities for the whole family! The mission of October’s perennial ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Each week Beth Moroney shares her latest book review in her column "Beth's Book Review' on TAPinto Nutley. Reviews range from the latest thrillers, memoirs, to self improvement and classics.    Moroney is a former English teacher and administrator in the Edison Public School ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Board of Commissioners approved contracts for the ongoing redevelopment of the On3 campus, road work, and raffles at their recent meeting.  Roadwork resolutions passed and a permit fee was waived due to storm damage during the Tuesday, Sept. 4 Board of Commissioners public ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Lawmakers on a joint legislative panel expressed concerns and questioned Gov. Phil Murphy’s rush to phase out a statewide standardized exam, calling for meetings to be held and more data to be provided. State education commissioner Lamont Repollet appeared before a joint hearing of ...

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THREE BRIDGES, N.J. — Anticipation..... It's been three months since it was determined that Edith the donkey was expecting. As of the morning of Sept. 17, the stork had yet to arrive.  Donkeys, Edith and her daughter, Gloria were a gift to Christiana Capra, founder and director of Spring ...

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Many current and former patients have asked us this question. To help better answer these concerns, we hope this should provide some clarity. We will be covering similarities and differences between both practitioners. Some areas of practice will differ from state-to-state due to legal ...

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WAYNE, NJ –  The local North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen is launching a new “Women’s Wellness Expo” as an unofficial kickoff  to the annual National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.  The free expo will feature free health screenings, informative speakers and local resources so ...

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ASBURY, N.J. — The College Preparatory Invitational (CPI) New Jersey was held Sept. 15 and 16 at The Ridge, Asbury, N.J. USHJA President Mary Babick judged the horse show on Sept. 16. The day before, young riders learned from Olympian Nona Garson, who owns The Ridge. There was also a college ...

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RED BANK, NJ - While visiting south Jersey I saw this couple walking their dog. Nothing unusual about that, right? Except I was fascinated by the Roman chariot-like harness that their dog was attached to. Chrissy and David Daniel opened up their home and their hearts to “Carson”, a mixed ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The cast of the Nutley Parks and Recreation Drama Program production of 'The Wizard of Oz.'  Rehearsals are going on now, with performances in early December.  Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci and the Department of Parks and Recreation invites the community to travel "down the yellow ...

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Cedar Grove, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. congratulated 20 Essex County artists who received awards in the Annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show. The artists were recognized during an awards ceremony on Thursday, September 13th in the Robert O’Toole Community ...

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TRENTON, NJ – A series of school bus safety bills that aim to improve bus safety and accident response, make bus drivers and company’s more accountable and require every student to carry an identification card at school-sponsored, off-campus activities cleared the Senate Budget and Appropriations ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Health Department will host a vaccine clinic for senior citizens and adults over 18 on Thursday Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The flue vaccines are free for people with Traditional Medicare Part B. Residents who are uninsured or underinsured may also be eligible for the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — While Belmar businesses have until mid-May to replace plastic bags with more eco-friendly options, borough officials are considering whether to throw plastic straws and plastic foam containers into the mix. During its effort this winter to ensure merchants are prepared for the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - TAPinto Nutley is proud to have joined other locally owned businesses as a sponsor of the 'First Annual Nutley Rotary Classic Car Show' this past week.  Dozens of classic vehicles were parked up and down Franklin Avenue on Wednesday as a part of a fundraiser to support the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Skylar and Kai, both Jets fans, registered to vote today at the Greenutley Farmers Market. The voter registration table was hosted by the League of Women Voters.  Residents, and people working in Nutley, can fill out voter registration forms in town hall. Voter registration forms ...

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Although Belmar’s official beach season is over and lifeguards are off duty, a skeleton staff of lifeguards is patrolling the oceanfront in utility vehicles today. BELMAR, NJ — With a blink of an eye, summer is over. Although the sun has made a grand return, a week of rainy, dreary weather — ...

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MASSILLON, Oh. — Montclair High School has established itself as one of the best football teams in New Jersey over the past few decades, with a rich legacy and tradition unlike any other program in the Garden State.  This weekend, it will lock horns with another team carrying all those same ...

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