TOP LOCAL News

August 3, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - A 29 year-old Nutley woman will appear in court to answer charges of Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) possession charges, Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), and other motor vehicle summonses following an incident on Vincent Pl. On Tuesday July 24, a resident waved down a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Knights of Columbus will host an American Flag exchange on Monday August 13 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 pm  The event, sponsored by the American Made Custom Cabinet Company and Father Tom Nicastro of Saint Mary’s Church is being done in honor of Corporal Gaetano “Tom” Nicastro for ...

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CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Giselle Mongiello and her husband Joe were terrified when Mongiello went into labor with their twin girls 12 weeks early in July 2015. After a scary and nerve-wracking 78 days in the Hackensack University Medical Center NICU, twin girls Mia and Mikayla, now 3, survived and are ...

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EDISON, NJ -  Over 300 volunteers and sponsors gathered at Royal Albert’s Palace in Fords, New Jersey ahead of the New Jersey India Day Parade, which runs from Edison to Iselin on Oak Tree Road. The event was the local kickoff for the parade. The Indian Business Association, which hosts the annual ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The 7th Annual Bloomfield Restaurant Week (BRW) kicks off this Saturday, August 4th with a “who’s who” of Bloomfield’s long-time favorites and new entries to the growing restaurant scene in town. With more than 25 restaurants lined up, and more restaurants being added each week, ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — A lone filly is set to challenge 17 3-year-old trotting colts in the 93rd Hambletonian Stakes to be contested at the Meadowlands Racetrack on Saturday, Aug. 4. There will be two elimination heats to trim the field to 10 for the $1 million final later that ...

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The Saratoga 150 Committee announced the two newest inductees to the Hoofprints Walk of Fame at Saratoga Race Course: champion horse Checkmate and Travers winner General Assembly. Modeled after the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Hoofprints Walk of Fame was installed outside ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Resident requests a township ordinance to be passed to forbid any type of marijuana stores in Nutley during the public comment portion of the Board of Commissioners public meeting Tuesday, July 17. Ordinances Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco introduced Ordinance No.

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - In 2017, TAPinto Bloomfield took to the skies above Bloomfield Center Alliance's 25th Annual HarvestFest and captured the action from a totally new angle.  Deployed several times during the day-long event, we captured the activities of HarvestFest as well as some unique views of ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Too much, not enough, and never when you need it. This is a common complaint of gardeners. Keeping and using water where it falls is the first step in managing this precious resource. Planting and maintaining a healthy landscape is a good place to start. Trees, shrubs, ...

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EAST DORSET, Vt. — World Championship Hunter Rider (WCHR) events for competitors hoping to qualify for WCHR Finals, held at the Capital Challenge Horse Show, highlighted the third week of competition at the 25th annual Vermont Summer Festival at Harold Beebe Farm in East Dorset, Vt. In WCHR ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration yesterday. The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide ...

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RARITAN TWP., N.J. – The death of a 20-year-old township boy has led his family to ask “those who need help, please reach out to those who love you. “To all those who struggle, know your pain is not isolated and there are others who understand, and want to help. The hardest step is to put out a ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Sunday marks the third year that the Nutley Farmers Market will host a qualifying round for the sixth annual statewide 'Perfect Peach Pie' contest. The contest itself is sponsored by the New Jersey Peach Promotion Council and is open to everyone including residents of nearby ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Suburban growth may be making a comeback.  A new Rutgers Regional Report, “The ‘Burbs’ Bounce Back: ‘Trendlet’ or ‘Dead Cat Bounce’?” finds that the demographic shifts of the early part of the decade, 2010-2016, where urban areas had a strong resurgence, may be shifting back ...

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DELAWARE TWP., N.J. — Delaware Valley Horsemen’s Association will host Horses in Hunterdon on Aug. 4 at the showgrounds at 299 Rosemont-Ringoes Road. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 per car. There will be vendors, food trucks, exhibitions and more. DVHA will showcase ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The annual Lollipop Party was held on June 2, to raise funds for the Nutley Volunteer Emergency & Rescue Squad by trading Dum Dums for drinks. Over 100 people attended the fundraiser bringing in $1,395 for NVERS according to squad member Marianne Zurawski. Residents and squad ...

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NEWARK, NJ - For a panel of lawmakers and advocates at the Abyssinian Baptist Church, it wasn't a matter of if a marijuana market boom was coming to New Jersey. It was just a matter of when. For Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, it was pivotal that people in his community, who he said have been ...

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Commissioner Thomas J. Evans, Director of Revenue and Finance, announces that the State of NJ has released the Second Half of 2015 Homestead Rebate Benefit. If you received a benefit earlier this year, you will receive either an additional credit on your 4th quarter tax bill or a check from the ...

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NEWARK, NJ - For years, the stretch of Broad Street between William Street and Branford Place has been home to discount stores, wig shops and New Jersey’s largest pawnbroker-jeweler. But in a sign of how much and how quickly Newark is changing, the corner of the block will soon be anchored by a ...

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Dear Nutley Parents, We hope that you are enjoying the summer; relaxing and spending time with family and friends. As August approaches, we want to share information and detail some changes we are excited about for the Extended Day Program. This past school year and summer, we have worked ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Six candidates have filed petitions with Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin for the three seats on the Nutley Board of Education that are coming up this November..  The six candidates on the November ballot will be: Salvatore Balsamo Ryan Kline Kenneth J.

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NUTLEY, NJ - TAPinto Nutley invites local civic, non-profit, and school groups to list their upcoming events on the TAPinto Nutley Community Calendar. You can submit content through our website by clicking on fhe "Submit Content" button located in the upper right side of the front page, where you ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Students from comprehensive Newark public high schools earned college degrees at a much lower rate than charter, parochial, vocational and public magnet schools, a new study finds. About 16 percent of comprehensive school graduates from 2011 went on to earn a bachelor's degree ...

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What does it mean to be a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)? I recently spoke with future DPT intern Timothy O’Connor from Seton Hall University and asked him this question. He said that “it means that I have the knowledge and skills to gather all the information needed to treat each patient, ...

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Election Policies Candidate Statements:  Candidates can submit a maximum of one candidate statement per week (including photos).  For the general election, statements can be submitted from Labor Day up through the week before Election Day.  For the primary election, statements can be ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- New Jersey Olympian Sydney McLaughlin, who turned pro after one of the greatest "one and done" seasons in NCAA Track and Field history at the University of Kentucky, has signed with talent agency WME (William Morris Endeavor), according to a report in Sports Business ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ — With summer’s traditional influx of seasonal visitors, Belmar’s police department has joined law enforcement across the Jersey Shore that are reminding motorists and pedestrians to be safe this summer. Eighteen police departments in Monmouth and Ocean counties are ...

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VERONA, NJ - A Verona resident is taking on a tough challenge and biking almost 200 miles to raise money for a good cause. Rich Watts, 31, of Verona, is excited to be participating in the Pan-Mass Challenge August 4 and August 5 in Massachusetts to help raise money for the Dana-Farber Cancer ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield resident Tony Bianchino had planned to visit Orlando, Florida with his family. But after meeting pediatric therapist Megan Sheehy of the Mini Socialites Foundation based out of Warren, the family trip turned into a dream come true for Bianchino’s 16-year-old daughter, ...

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