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Thu, March 28, 5:30 PM

The LOFT @350, West Orange

Cannabis and Hemp Culture CBD Pop-Up Event

Food & Drink Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 03/28/2019 5:30pm 03/28/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Cannabis and Hemp Culture CBD Pop-Up Event

The best way to describe the Canna Pop-Up event is one part social event, one part education, one part foodie, one part art exhibit, and ALL parts for anyone with an open mind. Pop-up experiences last for only a brief period of time. They are transitory and as a result, exciting and compelling.

The Canna Pop-Up experience will elevate your senses to a higher level. We bring people together ...

350 Pleasant Valley Way West Orange, NJ 07052
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Thu, March 28, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Upper Montclair

The Brexit Process Two Years in the Making

Business & Finance

Add to My Calendar 03/28/2019 7:00pm 03/28/2019 8:30pm America/New_York The Brexit Process Two Years in the Making

March 29 marks the official departure of the U.K. from the European Union. Are the United Kingdom or the European Union in a better position on the eve of Brexit?

185 Bellevue Ave Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
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Fri, March 29, 5:00 PM

Grace Episcopal Church, Nutley

Argyle Fish and Chips Dinner - Grace Church in ...

Food & Drink Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/29/2019 5:00pm 03/29/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Argyle Fish and Chips Dinner - Grace Church in Nutley

Argyle Fish and Chips Dinner

Grace Church in Nutley

200 Highfield Lane, 973-235-1177

Tickets - $21 Adult, Child $10

Tickets at the Door Adult $26, Child 15

200 Highfield Lane Nutley, NJ 07003
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Mon, April 8, 5:30 PM

The Manor, West Orange

2019 Taste of Essex

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 04/08/2019 5:30pm 04/08/2019 8:30pm America/New_York 2019 Taste of Essex

2019 Taste of Essex is an evening of delicious tastings from dozens of restaurants, and food and beverage vendors, all in one place. The event includes entertainment throughout and door prizes at the end. Perfect for familiy, friends, co-workers and clients.

111 Prospect Avenue West Orange, NJ 07052
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Mon, April 8, 5:30 PM

The Manor, West Orange

2019 Taste of Essex

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 04/08/2019 5:30pm 04/08/2019 8:30pm America/New_York 2019 Taste of Essex

Taste of Essex showcases dozens of Essex County area restaurants, as well as beverage purveyors, all in one location. It is an opportunity for restaurants to promote their offerings and grow their business. For attendees, it is a chance to sample outstanding food and drink from a variety of restaurants across Essex County. This year’s event will take place on April 8th, 5:30 – 8:30 pm ...

111 Prospect Avenue West Orange, NJ 07052
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Sat, April 13, 8:00 PM

Old Canal Inn, Nutley

Special Dragons Rock For Autism at The Old Canal ...

Arts & Entertainment Food & Drink Health & Wellness Sports

Add to My Calendar 04/13/2019 8:00pm 04/13/2019 11:45pm America/New_York Special Dragons Rock For Autism at The Old Canal Inn in Nutley

Come Support Special Dragons! Saturday April 13, 8PM at Old Canal Inn!!!

We have a great line up to include The Cheap Moves; Head CheerLeader; The Mutts and Dean Machine!!

Its going to be a great night and this is a great cause.

Special Dragons is a non-profit Adaptive Karate program for children with autism and other special needs.

This is a great athletic activity were the child ...

2 East Passaic Ave Nutley , NJ 07110

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Water Main Break In Little Falls

April 11, 2019

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - There is a Water Main break on Main Street bear Orchard Street. It was reported around 3 p.m. Thursday April 11. 

It is a substantial break causing a lack of pressure.

The mayor urges everyone to please be patient as repairs are made. The water Company has been notified.

Hydrant Flushing Continues in Woodland Park, Tap Water May Appear Cloudy

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Hydrant flushing will resume today (Monday) as a part of regular maintenance of the water system.

There is a chance your drinking water will appear cloudy. If this happens, allow the water to run until it is clearn.

Some residents may experience low water pressure. Low pressure will only be temporary. .

Former NJ Middle School Student Missing from Lutz, Florida Home

April 22, 2019

LUTZ, FL- There was no note left by Juliana Bach according to people close to the family.  That was from a previous incident.

Former Sparta Middle School student of the month Juliana Bach is missing.  According to the missing person flyer Bach, 13, left home, leaving a note that said she “needed space,” on April 15 around 4:45 p.m. and had not been seen ...

Bayonne Police Remove Noose from Tree

BAYONNE, NJ - Members of the Bayonne Police Department responded to Dennis P. Collins Park on Friday in response to a call reporting a noose hanging from a tree.

According to Captain Joseph Scerbo, an individual was walking near the skate park at approximately 8:14 a.m. when they noticed the noose.

The rope was taken down by Bayonne police and the incident is under investigation.

Holy Thursday's Watch Offers an Opportunity for Reflection and Prayer

Connectivity – a doublespeak word if there ever was one.

It is, in fact, dis-connectivity. Life through devices makes us not present in our immediate world and takes us outside of ourselves and into the world of entertainment, sports, social media, etc.

My favorite is the commercial for some streaming service where the guy says “Now you watch movies on your phone,” as if ...

Reflections on a Journey Back to the Old Country

Why would they all leave?

It’s the question to which I know the answer to, but still find it incomprehensible when I see the rugged beauty and enjoy the simple lifestyle of Southern Italy even for a too-short vacation. 

They left to find work. They left for the promise of America, and the belief that aspiration leads to ascension.

In the earliest days of Southern Italian ...

Seven Deadly Sins: Lust

Seven Deadly Sins: Lust.  A Scribophile Anthology, 2019.

Twenty-one aspiring writers, who critique and assist other writing neophytes on Scribophile, were selected to have their short stories published in Seven Deadly Sins: Lust, the final volume in the Seven Deadly Sin collection. The other six books in the series include Gluttony, Wrath, Avarice, Sloth, Envy, and Pride. The stories ...

Hungry Girl Simply 6 by Lisa Lillien

Hungry Girl Simply 6 by Lisa Lillien (St. Martin’s Press, 2019)

The woman who created a chocolate oatmeal recipe that is so good you are convinced that it is a gourmet chocolate mousse, Lisa Lillien (or Hungry Girl), is back with her 13th cookbook, and it is the best one yet!  Hungry Girl Simply 6 is the pipe dream of every career calorie counter; a recipe book with ingenious ...

And Every Word is True by Gary McAvoy

And Every Word is True by Gary McAvoy (Literati, 2019)

Some books you can’t wait to finish; some books you never want to end. For me, Gary McAvoy’s rivetting new book, And Every Word is True, was so intriguing that I did not want it to finish it. Granted, true crime is my favorite genre, and any book about Truman Capote’s classic In Cold Blood is going to lure my attention.

NJ Deserves Public Health Solutions That Don't Cost Our Religious Freedom

April 21, 2019

I REALLY wish that you could hear what I have to say from Robert F. Kennedy Jr. during a debate with an educated vaccine proponent you really respect, but since no one is willing to debate him, I am lending my voice to this profoundly unpopular perspective. Frankly, I never thought I’d have to summon courage to publicly support informed choice, but seeing as New Jersey legislators have ...

Inventive Journalism-TAPinto

Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing  Michael Shapiro on Blog Radio! Michael is the  Publisher and Owner of the TAPinto franchise, which was developed originally by Michael and his wife Lauren in 2008, who  both sought to provide their town’s residents with an “all-online, objective , independent daily local newspaper.” 

Newspaper ...

TAPinto Reaffirms Strong Commitment to Objectivity and Transparency

April 22, 2019

TAPinto first launched as a single news site aimed to provide high quality, independent and objective local news coverage to New Providence, NJ.  In a short time, thanks to our readers, staff, and the strong desire for impactful local news, we have grown well beyond our initial goals and are now part of a community of over 8 million readers covering more than 100 local communities.  ...

Strollers’ 2018–2019 Season Concludes With Perennial Favorite "Fiddler on the Roof"

The Strollers community theater will conclude its 87th season with a presentation of the classic musical Fiddler on the Roof, with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein. This enduring favorite will be performed for three weekends in May at The Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts in Maplewood.

A true musical theater classic, "Fiddler on the ...