Woodland Park Farmers Market

Join us at Woodland Park's new Farmers Market. We have many vendors selling their products for all to enjoy! Plenty of parking. Come early for the best selection. 

Sat, August 15
9:00 am — 1:00 pm
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Join us at Woodland Park's new Farmers Market. We have many vendors selling their products for all to enjoy! Plenty of parking. Come early for the best selection.

1225 McBride Ave. Woodland Park, NJ 07424

1225 McBride Ave.
Woodland Park, NJ 07424

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Sign Up Today for Totowa's Second Annual Turkey Trot

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TOTOWA, NJ - Residents are invited to work up an appetite before the big day at Totowa's Second Annual Turkey Trot. 

Taking place on the Sunday before Thanksgiving, the Turkey Trot is a true community event, with everyone welcome. Runners, families, friends - even the stroller crowd are invited to be a part of this new tradition. 

It's all taking place Nov. 22, 2020 with a ...

NJ State Senator Corrado to Host Food Drive at Totowa Library

TOTOWA NJ - NJ State Senator Kristin M. Corrado will host a food drive at the Totowa Public Library Sept 26 to help local families facing challenges during the current economic downturn. 

The food drive will run from 9:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

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Make Like a Tree

If they didn’t wear masks in California before, they certainly do now. Smoke and ash obscure the dark orange skies as millions of acres burn out of control encroaching on homes and entire towns. It is the kind of apocalyptic event that makes me glad I live in New Jersey.

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Welcome Back

deanofstudents@tu.edu  -  Important Updates  -  Today 12:32 pm

Dear TU Student,

As some of you prepare for your return to campus and some of you prepare for your return to laptops at home, I am sure you have many questions about what to expect this school year at Transitory University.

This email provides important information you will need to succeed in the ...

UrbEx Photographer Alex Gulino Discusses Her New Book "Empire State of Decay: Discarded New York"

September 17, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Author and UrbEx Photographer, Alex Gulino, appeared on TAPintoTV to discuss her new book Empire State of Decay: Discarded New York.

UrbEx, short for Urban Exploration, refers to the exploration and often the photography of abandoned buildings and structures. In the book, Gulino provides descriptions and writings alongside the featured photographs. "I decided to ...

"Christine" Movie Car and Rare Pierce Arrow Featured at Saratoga Automobile Museum Annual Auction

Saratoga Automobile Museum Communication Director, Dustin Lanterman, joins TAPintoTV Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, to discuss the museum's diverse collection of vehicles and upcoming annual auction.

The Saratoga Auto Museum can be found in the former Bottling Plant of Saratoga Spa State Park. The Bottling Plant building size and location provided the perfect venue to establish the ...

Are You Thinking About a Career in Real Estate?

August 27, 2020

There’s always room for one more, good real estate agent! 

Before I started my career, I counted eleven people I knew as realtors in Pompton Plains, the small town where my offices were located.  But as I went through each name, I realized that only three were working and the others just held a license.  So, knowing that, I decided to quit my job and do real estate sales ...

How Sweet! Check Out These NJ Honey Farms During National Honey Month

September 17, 2020

NEW JERSEY — September is widely recognized as National Honey Month. This month typically marks the end of the honey collection season for beekeepers across the US.

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New Jersey Date Night: San Gennaro Festival, DIY Style

As each New Jersey summer comes to a close, one sure thing that takes away the sting from saying goodbye to hot, sunshine-filled days is attending a San Gennaro Festival. This celebration, lasting 11 days in Manhattan and with smaller-scaled celebrations in our state, is a food-fest of Italian flavor. Peppers and sausage and zeppolis reign supreme with their tempting aromas in the ...

Syrian Refugees Turned Entrepreneurs Show American Dream is Alive and Well in Paterson

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PATERSON, NJ - For three Paterson men, Diayaa Khatib, Mohammed Hlal, and Samir Al Khawaldah the challenge of overcoming the economic downturn brought on by COVID-19 was secondary to the one that saw them arrive from Syria less than five years ago to build new lives for themselves.

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Paterson Beach Extends Summer, Sparks Launch of Effort to Transform Historic Site

PATERSON, NJ - When Labor Day hit earlier this week the realization set in for countless New Jerseyians that not only was summer over, but it also passed without them ever getting to the beach. Such is the reality in a COVID-19 environment.

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Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission to Begin Sewer Jetting This Week in Paterson

PATERSON, NJ - Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission will be utilizing PVWC hydrants for sewer cleaning in Paterson: River Street & Lawrence Street and E.7th Street and Wait Street.

The project starts today, September 8, 2020, with just some inspection work.  The sewer jetting, which includes the use of hydrants, will begin on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. 

Work will begin ...

Judge Denies City of Plainfield's Sale of Bierstadt Paintings including 'Landing of Columbus'

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — An Order to Show Cause was filed by the City of Plainfield in early August to sell two Albert Bierstadt paintings that were gifted by Dr. Jonathan Ackerman Coles to the city in 1919. The hearing, moved from August 28 and then to September 11, was heard by Union County Superior Court Judge Robert J. Mega on Tuesday. The judge rendered his decision, denying the order.

COVID-19: Westfield Health Officials Preparing for Mass Vaccination Clinics

WESTFIELD, NJ — Officials are in the early stages of planning mass vaccination clinics for COVID-19, the director of the Westfield Regional Health Department said Monday.

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Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland (Simon & Schuster, 2020)

 

Month and Year: August 1926

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I admit it. I couldn’t wait to get my copy of Too Much and Never Enough by President Donald Trump’s niece, Mary Trump. Mary, whose father, Fred, was Donald’s  older brother, was shunned by her grandfather and cut out of the ...

Navigating Uncertain Times: 7 Strategies to Help You Stay on Course

A tragedy is defined as “an event causing great suffering, destruction, and distress.” We understand the meaning of those words, however, I believe the important component is how we view the situation. What may be a “tragedy” to one person, is nothing more than a “bump in the road” to another.

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Editor's Note: This originally ran on September 13, 2019.

A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. – Elbert Hubbard

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Joan: Making friends is tough. It takes time, ...

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Convenient electronic filing options, including IRS Free File, are still available. Taxpayers and tax professionals should continue to use ...

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The tax deadline was July 15 this year. Taxpayers who submitted an extension have until Oct. 15 to file and do not face the failure to file penalty if they file their taxes by that deadline. But taxpayers need ...