TOP LOCAL News

September 24, 2018

FLEMINGTON, N.J. – The Hunterdon County Prosecutor on Saturday alerted residents and announced that his office has joined in the search for an alleged child rapist who remains at large. Authorities are seeking David Hamilton, 47, who has outstanding arrest warrants for multiple sex offenses ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The League of Woman Voters will host a Candidate Night ahead of the Nutley Board of Education Election. Election day is November 6.  'Candidate Night' will take place on the evening Thursday November 1 at the Nutley Museum.  The time of Candidate Night was not available at press ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Family Service Bureau annual 'Garden Party' was a rocking success, and a jazzy one, and a classical one ... but just because you missed the music and food, doesn't mean that you still cannot help make a difference for those in need in Nutley.  Nutley Family Service Bureau ...

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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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NORTH SALEM, N.Y. — Taylor Griffiths of Brewster, N.Y. captured the Region 2 ASPCA/NHSAA Maclay Championship at Old Salem Farm. Old Salem Farm hosted both the Region 1 and 2 championships on Sept. 22. Elite equitation riders from both regions competed at Old Salem Farm with hopes to qualify ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ – Chabad of Montville presents a first-hand story of courage and faith from Tuky Treitel, a survivor of the Holocaust, presented Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Montville Township Public Library. Tuky Treitel is a survivor. At the tender age of six, she was entrusted with the ...

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EDISON, NJ - The New Jersey Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park serves local veterans and their spouses. The facility is run by The New Jersey Department of Military and Veteran Affairs and was built in 1999. It is a modern skilled care nursing home providing 24/7 healthcare.  The facility is ...

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Create a colorful and fragrant fall finale in your garden with groundcovers and vines. Blanket the earth with hardy groundcovers that add seasonal interest. Then direct your eye skyward with vines climbing on trellises, fences and arbors. Add a cloud of fragrant beauty with the white flowers of ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Raider Marching Band took first place finishes in two competitions on Saturday. Competitions were held at Montville and Lenape Valley. Winning is nothing new to the Raiders, in 2017, they clobbered the competition, earned $10,000, and played at the pre-game show at the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Officers from the Nutley Police Department terminated a vehicle pursuit that reached speeds in excess of 100 mph but the driver really didn't get away.  On Monday, officers attempted to make a motor vehicle stop on Route 21. The vehicle, a Nissan 350, was weaving dangerously through ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino resigned late Friday after a growing chorus of local, state and federal officials called for his resignation following an explosive report from the public radio station WNYC in which the Sheriff is caught making racially insensitive remarks ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - TAPinto Nutley has an immediate opening for a 'Nutley Raiders Marching Band Correspondent' to cover marching band competitions and report band news and events.  The ideal person will have 'insider access' to the band, and must follow all security and safety protocols established by ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - TAPinto TV, the video news section of TAPinto.net is now on TAPintoNutley.net.  The new section will feature short videos featuring news, news makers, and innovators from around the Garden State.   TAPintoNutley.net is the only locally owned news organization serving the Township ...

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Please tune in today Sunday, September 23 at 12 noon on Channel 9 WWOR (My9nj), where Mark J. Bonamo, in his capacity as editor of TAPinto Newark will appear on the My9 New Jersey Now public affairs show. The main topic discussed during the show, hosted by Dianne Doctor, is New Jersey's 7th ...

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Woodbridge, NJ -  Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin on Monday will announce a series of proposals to address food insecurity and tackle hunger in the state.  The Speaker will be joined by Anti-Poverty Network of New Jersey Executive Director Renee Wolf Koubiadis, Food Pantry Worker and Edison ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Mayor Michael Venezia and the entire Bloomfield Township Mayor's Council, give away backpacks and school supplies to over 170 children during a family fun event at the newly opened Felton Field Community Police Substation. Wartyna Davis, Bloomfield Councilwoman-At-Large, speaks ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - "A membership in the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce is a gift that a small business can give to itself," said the Executive Director of the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce, Lorraine Labonne-Storch. The Maplewood Chamber brings business owners together into a supportive community, ...

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ELMONT, N.Y. — Rosbrian Farm and Meadow Run Farm's Zanjabeel stayed off the speed and gained command in the flat portion of the race, fending off Hinterland's late challenge to win the 10th running of the Grade 1, $175,000 Lonesome Glory on Sept. 19 at Belmont Park in the fall meet's steeplechase ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The chefs are doing their prep work, the musicians are tuning their instruments, and the tent has been set up in anticipation of the second annual "Garden Party" to benefit Nutley Family Service Bureau. The only thing missing is you. Tickets for the Sunday afternoon event will be ...

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Yes, you saw correctly!  That was Mayor Michael Venezia bagging groceries Friday afternoon at Brookdale ShopRite in Bloomfield.  It was all part of ShopRite’s Partners In Caring “Help Bag Hunger” annual initiative during National Hunger Action Month. This year, Brookdale ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - It is not the easiest thing to get, and something the average person has never thought about, but scientists have found a medical value in, of all things, saliva from East Siberian brown bears. Scientists from Rutgers, working with others in the field, have used bacterium ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Holy Family Roman Catholic Church’s Annual Italian Festival continues this weekend with the midway open 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. The feast, in celebration of Our Lady of Sorrows, will honor Maria Santissima Addolorata. On Saturday Mass will be ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The place to see and be seen, all while you get your wheels clean, is the annual 'Yantacaw Sixth Grade Car Wash' from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Yantacaw Place. For $5 get your car washed and support the class of 2019. 

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NUTLEY, NJ - Bucco Couture kicked off the celebration of Italian American Heritage month this week by celebrating Italian fashion with a bit of American pride.  Owner Carmen Bucco wanted to reflect his Italian American heritage in the windows of his Franklin Ave men's store ahead of the annual ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Hundreds of current and former Nutley Public Schools students will take to the streets and parks of the township to celebrate education and the memory of John H. Walker on Friday September 28. The annual Walker-thon brings the community to raise funds for scholarships for Nutley High ...

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Thursday's pedestrian-involved crash is the third such incident to happen at the intersection since 2012. WESTFIELD, NJ – A crossing guard hit by a car near Edison Intermediate School escaped serious injury Thursday morning in what has been a series of pedestrian-involved crashes at the ...

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POHATCONG TWP., N.J. — Sunday, Oct. 7 is the date for Mylestone Equine Rescue’s 19th Open House. The annual event will be held from 12 to 4 p.m. at their farm in Pohatcong, N.J., rain or shine. For anyone who’s ever wanted to meet a horse up-close and personal, this is your opportunity. But the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - HomeTowne Television®, a nonprofit television channel based in Summit has received two grants from Investors Foundation that will fund a documentary detailing Paper Mill Playhouse's 'Theater for Everyone' program and underwrite the production of a television program that showcases the ...

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NEWARK, NJ - About a dozen protesters yesterday demanded Newark City Council pass a resolution to oppose Essex County’s agreement with the federal government to jail immigrants within the city’s borders. City council says protesters should take their fight to the freeholders since the county has ...

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NUTLEY, NJ- Significances of safety and well-being during times of natural and man-made disasters are issues tackled in the book “Fire in Our Lives” by author David Wilson.  Those topics were also discussed Thursday, September 20, during a Book Talk and Autograph Signing at the Nutley Public ...

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