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Women Entrepreneurship Week: Women in Leadership: Unleashing Your Superpowers

Thu, October 24, 9:00 AM

Berkeley College, Woodland park

Women Entrepreneurship Week: Women in Leadership: ...

Business & Finance Education Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 10/24/2019 9:00am 10/24/2019 12:30pm America/New_York Women Entrepreneurship Week: Women in Leadership: Unleashing Your Superpowers

In honor of Women Entrepreneurship Week, Berkeley College will host special events that include discussions with prominent women leaders. Women in Leadership: Unleashing Your Super Powers is part of a global initiative to elevate the voices of women on key issues. The event will focus on strategies for empowering women in business, marketing, media and journalism, and inspiring the next ...

44 Rifle Camp Road Woodland park, NJ 07424
"Untangling Dementia Care" Program

Thu, October 24, 6:30 PM

Alfred Baumann Library, Woodland Par

"Untangling Dementia Care" Program

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 10/24/2019 6:30pm 10/24/2019 7:30pm America/New_York "Untangling Dementia Care" Program

The Alfred H. Baumann Library, 7 Brophy Lane, Woodland Park will host "Untangling Dementia Care -Tips for Caregivers of Alzheimer's and Dementia Patients" on Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m. This evening program will help you understand your loved ones, formulate strategies for managing challenging behaviors and learn positive ways to cope and care for yourself as you care for them. Register at ...

7 Brophy Lane Woodland Par, NJ 07424
Arden Courts of West Orange Offers Monthly Alzheimer's/Dementia Support Group

Sat, October 26, 10:00 AM

Arden Courts of West Orange, West Orange

Arden Courts of West Orange Offers Monthly ...

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2019 10:00am 10/26/2019 11:00am America/New_York Arden Courts of West Orange Offers Monthly Alzheimer's/Dementia Support Group

Arden Courts of West Orange at 510 Prospect Ave. in West Orange offers Alzheimer's/Dementia Support Group with free on-site respite (with advance notice) the third Saturday of every month beginning at 10 a.m.

Call 973-736-3100 for more information.

510 Prospect Ave. West Orange, NJ 07052
Fall Frolic & Boo Fest

Sat, October 26, 2:00 PM

Wayne YMCA, Wayne

Fall Frolic & Boo Fest

Arts & Entertainment Other

Add to My Calendar 10/26/2019 2:00pm 10/26/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Fall Frolic & Boo Fest

A free community event but on in partnership between the Wayne YMCA and Wayne Township Parks and Recreation

[WAYNE, October 21]— Free Fall fun for everyone! Join us at the Wayne YMCA located at 1 Pike Drive, on Saturday, October 26th for the annual Fall Frolic and Boo Fest event. The event takes place between 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. This year's activities include a Hay Rides, DJ ...

1 Pike Drive Wayne, NJ 07470
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Sun, October 27, 9:00 AM

Garret Mountain Reservation, Woodland Park

Halloween 5K to Scare Hunger Away

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back Health & Wellness Sports

Add to My Calendar 10/27/2019 9:00am 10/27/2019 11:00am America/New_York Halloween 5K to Scare Hunger Away

Get your costumes ready for the 5th Annual Halloween 5K to Scare Hunger Away on Sunday, October 27! The Halloween-themed race will be at the Garret Mountain Reservation and will feature trick-or-treat stations, a costume contest, a USATF-certified course, Kids Fun Run, photobooth, music, and some fun surprises. All ages are welcome and proceeds will help fight hunger in New Jersey! Register or ...

8 Mountain Ave Woodland Park, NJ 07424

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Little Falls Construction Updates For The Week of Oct. 21-25

October 20, 2019

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The following are construction updates for the week of Oct. 21-25 for the Township of Little Falls.  

Water Main Upgrade Project - The water company's contractor will continue to connect service relays ‪between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. along Main Street‬.
Monday through Wednesday: Work will be performed on the Peckman River Bridge on ‪East Main‬ Street ...

Woodland Park Municipal Alliance Plans Trunk or Treat

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Municipal Alliance will sponsor its annual “Trick or Trunk” on Thursday, Oct. 31, in the WP Boys & Girls Club parking lot, 8 Memorial Dr., from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This event cannot take place without the community’s help. A minimum of 50 trunks are needed to make this event a success. Consider volunteering or buddy up with some friends ...

New Mural at Hinchliffe Stadium a Home Run

October 20, 2019

PATERSON, NJ- These days Vaughn McKoy spends much of his time navigating Paterson’s headlong ascent into a renaissance, and, as the city’s top ranking employee, is largely responsible for helping to move the Sayegh Administration’s initiatives through the city council.

In a city where relationships still matter, and history often provides a glimpse into the future, ...

VP of Wayne Board of Education Charged With Possession of Marijuana.

WAYNE, NJ – Stacy Scher and husband Marc Scher were arrested, and both were charged with possession of marijuana, fourth degree and conspiracy to possess marijuana, fourth degree.  Stacey Scher is the Vice President of the Wayne Board of Education and was a pivotal majority vote in restoring Eda Ferrante to Full-Time Release status as President of the Wayne Education Association, two ...

The Story of Wayne's Famous 1951 Mack Fire Truck

WAYNE, NJ – Its Fire Prevention month, and you may have seen a beautiful, cherry-red antique fire truck around town since it's the showpiece for Packanack Lake Fire Company #5 (PLFC5). Or maybe you saw it leading the children’s Halloween parade each year or carrying Santa around the community of Packanack Lake during Christmas time. It could be you saw this pristine firetruck from ...

Dress Code Violation Forces West Orange Middle Schooler Out of Class

October 10, 2019

WEST ORANGE, NJ – Members of the West Orange Board of Education (WOBOE) and its two new student liaisons applauded Liberty Middle School student Justice Cillo-Smith during Monday’s board meeting for her recent courage after receiving two dress code citations.

On Wednesday, Sept. 25, Cillo-Smith was issued a dress code violation for a shirt she wore while attending her classes.

Glen Rock Children's Book Fair "A Great Success"

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Organizers of the Glen Rock Book Fair were thrilled with the overflowing crowd for this first-ever event that was framed with perfect weather.

"We're happy, the authors are happy, I don't know how it could have turned out any better," said Jim Morgan, co-owner of The Curious Reader on Rock Road, and one of the event organizers.

The weather was perfect ...

State’s Largest Bus Network — Bigger and Better Than Ever

In previous editions of NJ TRANSIT: Moving Forward, I outlined several major investments we have made — and are aggressively continuing to make — in equipment and personnel to provide a better experience for commuters and other riders of the nation’s largest statewide public transit system. In this and upcoming issues, I’d like to take a more in-depth look at some of ...

'Chasing Rainbows' at Paper Mill Explores Garland's Early Career

MILLBURN, NJ  - Judy Garland has made an amazing comeback, with both this charming musical at Paper Mill Playhouse and the new film starring Renee Zellweger. It’s also the anniversary of ‘The Wizard of Oz,” a film that never seems to lose its appeal. Garland’s early career is the focus of “Chasing Rainbows, The Road to Oz.”

Ruby Rakos is a sound choice ...

America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie

America’s First Daughter  by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie (William Morrow, 2016)

 

Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence, was a complicated man. The narrative of America’s First Daughter, told in the voice of Jefferson’s adoring daughter, Patsy, gives us Jefferson, the hero. However, as Patsy matures, she can’t deny that her ...

Thou Shalt Not: A Drama by Thinkery and Verse

Thou Shalt Not - Production by Thinkery & Verse

 

On September 16, 1922, the bodies of an Episcopal priest, Edward Wheeler Hall and a member of his choir, Eleanor Reinhardt Mills, were discovered in a field near the New Brunswick-Franklin Township border. The bloody, butchered bodies obviously had been staged in the positions in which they were found. Torn love letters lay at the ...

Law and Disorder by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

Law and Disorder by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker ( 2013)

 

The premise of Law and Disorder by John Douglas, long time FBI profiler and his long time writing partner, Mark Olshaker, is this, “Whenever theory supersedes evidence, and prejudice deposes rationalism, there can be no justice.” Throughout Law and Disorder Douglas cites cases in which he was involved as a ...

The Gift of Giving

In early December of 2017, a chef friend called me and during our conversation, it somehow came up that we should figure out a way to feed families in need during the holidays. I’m not even sure how we got on the topic, we were probably joking about it, but that discussion got me thinking that there was no reason why we couldn’t. I just needed to figure out how. 

After ...

Tips to Cope with Anxiety and Depression

We live in a fast paced world, seldom taking the time to catch our breath. Add to the general stress of life, a significant event such as losing a loved one, getting fired from a job, going through a divorce, or another difficult situation, and you have a recipe for emotional overload.

Emotional overload keeps us in a continual state of stress and stress can wreak havoc on our system. While it ...

Let's Help Rep. Sherrill Get Gateway Completed

October 12, 2019

To the Editor,

Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing.

But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit.

As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the trains all too well – as do all of my neighbors. Overcrowding at Penn, “train ...

Sherrill Raises $590,000 in Q2; Brings Cash on Hand to $1.1 Million

To the Editor,

Fall is on the way, which means the leaves will soon be changing.

But there’s something that never seems to change: overcrowding, delays, and disruptions on New Jersey Transit.

As an Essex County resident who commutes into Manhattan every day, I know the travail of the trains all too well – as do all of my neighbors. Overcrowding at Penn, “train ...

IRS urges families, teens to make online safety a priority - Agency focuses on cybersecurity awareness during National Work and Family Month

October 23, 2019

The Internal Revenue Service today urged families and teens to stay vigilant in protecting personal information while connected to the internet. Although the IRS is making huge strides in fighting identity theft and thwarting fraudulent tax returns, help is needed.

During National Work and Family Month, IRS is asking parents and families to be mindful of all the pitfalls that can be found by ...

TAPinto Our Trusted Local Classifieds Marketplace to Get the Word Out

TAPinto our trusted local Classifieds marketplace.  From garage sales to job listings to items for sale and more, TAPinto's Classifieds offers affordable opportunities to get the word out.

To get started, click here and sign in or register.  Then click on Submit Content and choose Classifieds or click here.

Classifieds are only $20 per TAPinto site and run for ...