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Thu, September 24, 7:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Reforming America's Alliances NEW- Online

Arts & Entertainment Education Government

Add to My Calendar 09/24/2020 7:00pm 09/24/2020 8:30pm America/New_York Reforming America's Alliances NEW- Online

Faced With the Changing Nature of Conflict today, Washington Must Rethink Its Strategy of Dealing With Its Allies.

50 South Fulerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sat, September 26, 9:00 AM

Woodland Park

Woodland Park Farmers Market

Other

Add to My Calendar 09/26/2020 9:00am 09/26/2020 10:00pm America/New_York 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.

1225 McBride Ave. Woodland Park, NJ 07424
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Sat, September 26, 7:00 PM

Little Falls

Woodland Park FIREWORKS Spectacular

Government

Add to My Calendar 09/26/2020 7:00pm America/New_York Woodland Park FIREWORKS Spectacular

Viewing Location: Behind Memorial Middle School, 15 Memorial Dr. and Beatrice Gilmore School, 1075 McBride Ave.FIREWORKS @ DUSK

5 Brophy Lane Little Falls, NJ 07424
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Sun, September 27, 9:00 AM

Little Falls Town Hall Parking Lot , Little Falls

Little Falls Farmers Market

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/27/2020 9:00am 09/27/2020 11:00pm America/New_York Little Falls Farmers Market

The Little Falls Farmers Market begins takes place every Sunday through October 18, 2020.

The market will open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Town Hall municipal parking lot.

Follow us on Facebook for the latest Little Falls Farmers Market news.


Little Falls , NJ
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Mon, September 28, 10:00 AM

Madison

Virtual Kids' Fall Day Camps

Arts & Entertainment Education Green

Add to My Calendar 09/28/2020 10:00am 09/28/2020 11:30am America/New_York Virtual Kids' Fall Day Camps

For children interested in spending their days off from school learning more about animals, check out St. Hubert’s Virtual Kids’ Fall Day Camps. Programs take place on the ZOOM platform, and have been designed to build positive and enriching behaviors with other animals. Interactive web resources such as Google Slides, Kahoot! and Flipgrid may also be used. Options are available for ...

575 Woodland Ave Madison, NJ 07940
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Tue, September 29, 4:00 PM

Virtual Union Public Library, Union

Book Publishing and Writer’s Group

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/29/2020 4:00pm 09/29/2020 5:30pm America/New_York Book Publishing and Writer’s Group

Presented by Lindsey Noelle Publishing Services, LLC

Here’s your chance to learn about the book publishing industry and discover how a book is made, and paths to having your book published from manuscript to finished book. Sign up at http://bit.ly/UPLlive at least one hour in advance.

Virtual Union, NJ 07083
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Tue, September 29, 7:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Louis Armstrong: Famous Duets NEW - Online

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 09/29/2020 7:00pm 09/29/2020 8:30pm America/New_York Louis Armstrong: Famous Duets NEW - Online

Over the course of his storied career, Louis Armstrong shared the stage with many major figures of the entertainment world from Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby to Jimmy Durante and Johnny Cash. Ricky Riccardi, Director of Research Collections for the Louis Armstrong House Museum, returns to screen rare videos of Satchmo's greatest duets!

50 South Fulerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Wed, September 30, 7:30 PM

Live Online Event, Somerset

Wisdom for Life - Live Online Event

Education Giving Back Health & Wellness Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 09/30/2020 7:30pm 09/30/2020 8:45pm America/New_York Wisdom for Life - Live Online Event

Wisdom for Life in today’s challenging world

Watch live how ancient wisdom can help make your life stress-free, productive and purposeful.

September 30 to October 3, 2020

“Nobody can bring you peace and happiness except yourself” -Sunandaji

As we all go through this incredibly difficult time and look for wisdom and guidance, “Wisdom for Life” comes as a ...

Live Online Event Somerset, NJ 08873

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Sign Up Today for Totowa's Second Annual Turkey Trot

September 17, 2020

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 ...

Grounded

At the risk of sounding political, I believe in science.

I spent way too many hours subjecting my brain to a Math-O-Matic blender of science classes in school to discount it. Let’s face it, nobody would have made it that hard if there wasn’t some validity to it.

Oh I believe in other important stuff too, like astrology and miracles for instance, but a well-accepted scientific ...

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.

But even so far away, it makes me wonder. What would I do if a natural disaster threatened my home and I had 15 ...

NJ Apple Picking Farm Provides Husky Dogs a Better Life

September 23, 2020

PORT MURRAY, NJ -- Tree-licious Orchards has a great reputation for their varieties of apples, fruits and vegetables, but it’s also known as a foster home for rescue husky dogs. “Our huskies just love life at the orchard,” said Tree-licious partner, Ginger Kesler.

Housing huskies at the farm started as a way to help rid the orchard of critters and provide a better life ...

NJ Motor Vehicle Storage Facility Aims to Create Community for Car Enthusiasts

FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Allison Kulesza, General Manager of Car Lofts in Fairfield, spoke with TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur about the facility's unique offerings for car enthusiasts and how the business has managed and pivoted during the pandemic. 

Car Lofts is a vehicle storage facility with a private social club for car enthusiasts, along with rental venues ...

Paterson Will Pilot Guaranteed Income

September 21, 2020

“I'm now convinced that the simplest approach will prove to be the most effective — the solution to poverty is to abolish it directly by a now widely discussed measure: the guaranteed income.”

- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In June 2020, a coalition of mayors founded Mayors for a Guaranteed Income (MGI) to advocate for direct, recurring cash payments to everyday ...

Paterson Will Pilot Guaranteed Income

“I'm now convinced that the simplest approach will prove to be the most effective — the solution to poverty is to abolish it directly by a now widely discussed measure: the guaranteed income.”

- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In June 2020, a coalition of mayors founded Mayors for a Guaranteed Income (MGI) to advocate for direct, recurring cash payments to everyday ...

It’s Harvest Time! 5 Fun New Jersey Wineries to Visit this Autumn

September 24, 2020

Wine experts say that fall is prime time for visiting wineries in New Jersey because it is the harvest season, when grapes are ripe on the vine.  

Over the years, the Garden State has earned credibility as a quality wine-producing state, in great part due to its fertile soil.

If you’re looking for a fun way to spend a day this season, consider a trip to one of ...

5 Ways to Make Your Favorite Chili Into a Totally Different Meal

Does the cooler weather have you craving chili? A bowl of red is a great way to warm up, and if the leftovers start to bore you, there are plenty of ways you can mix things up.

Make your favorite chili into totally different meals with these simple ideas:

Serve it Cincinnati-style* over spaghetti with shredded Cheddar cheese and chopped onions.

Make it part of a “baked ...

State Agency Approves Financing for Housing, Childcare Components of Hinchliffe Stadium Project

September 20, 2020

TRENTON, NJ - The redevelopment of historic Hinchliffe Stadium, as well as the construction of 75 units of senior affordable house, 5,000 square-feet of childcare space, and a 315-space parking garage took a major step forward Thursday.

At their September 17 meeting the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency approved a commitment for construction and permanent mortgage financing for ...

Paterson Poetry Festival Announces 2-Day Lineup for October 3-4

The 3rd annual Paterson Poetry Festival is set to be held again at the Historic Passaic County Courthouse.

Festival goers will be practicing their first amendment rights using the courthouse stairs as a stage.

The two-day event, will begin with Volume I on Saturday October 3, and continue with Volume II Sunday October 4. The festival will run from 10 AM - 6 PM on both ...

Passaic County Officials Cut Ribbon on New Pet Disaster Relief Trailer

WAYNE, NJ  – Passaic County pets in distress during a disaster will now have the assistance of the Passaic County Animal Response Team (CART) Trailer.

Officials cut the ribbon on the state-of-the-art mobile shelter that is fully stocked with emergency supplies and equipment to provide relief to pets of affected residents during a natural disaster or other emergency on ...

Buried Vehicle Found on Berkeley Heights Municipal Complex Site

September 23, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A construction crew from EUC Corporation made quite an unexpected discovery when they found a vehicle buried in the ground at the new Municipal Complex site in Berkeley Heights.

EUC was preparing the site for paving on Monday when their heavy equipment went over an area that felt uneven. They dug to make sure there wasn't anything problematic and found ...

$2.3 Million Grant to Advance Digital Services in Newark

NEWARK, NJ — A $2.3 million Smart and Connected Communities Grant from the National Science Foundation is on its way to help bridge Newark's digital divide, Rutgers University announced Monday. 

The grant will allow a research team led by Rutgers-New Brunswick faculty, which will partner with Newark, to develop the city's digital services, according to a ...

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland

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

 

Month and Year: August 1926

Event: At the age of 21, the tenacious Trudy Ederly, a 1924 Olympic gold medalist in the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay,  became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Ederly, a Jersey girl, made it from the shores of France to the British Coast in 14 hours and ...

Too Much and Not Enough by Mary Trump

Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man by Mary L. Trump, Ph.D. (Simon & Schuster, 2020)

 

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 ...

Combat Procrastination: 4 Tips to Help You Get the Job Done

I am the queen of procrastination, always have been. Throughout school and into my adult life, I always waited until the last minute to get something done, telling myself that I work best under pressure. The reality was, I didn’t feel like doing the work, and so I waited until it was absolutely necessary. This behavior resulted in so much unnecessary stress.

When I started my companies, ...

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.

While we can agree that death, divorce, illness, financial ...

Remembering Tyler

September 22, 2020

Today marks 10 years since the passing of Tyler Clementi, a Rutgers University freshman whose death by suicide siezed the conscience of the nation. The following tribute was written by Tyler’s cousin Jen Ehrentraut whose memorable testimony helped pass NJ’s anti-bullying bill of rights.

No one knows exactly why someone else takes their own life, but Tyler chose to jump off of the ...

IRS reminds taxpayers of the home office deduction rules during Small Business Week

September 23, 2020

WASHINGTON — During Small Business Week, Sept. 22-24, the Internal Revenue Service wants individuals to consider taking the home office deduction if they qualify. The benefit may allow taxpayers working from home to deduct certain expenses on their tax return.  

The home office deduction is available to qualifying self-employed taxpayers, independent contractors and those working in ...

Passaic County Arts Center Presents "Shades of Greatness" and "Hinchliffe Stadium & Its Legacy"

19-Century Baseball Reopening Event for Exhibitions Scheduled for September 26th in Hawthorne, NJ

HAWTHORNE, NJ – Passaic County’s Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the Passaic County Arts Center at the John W. Rea House is reopening on September 26, 2020, with two new exhibitions – “Shades of Greatness” and “Hinchliffe Stadium & Its ...