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Mon, January 20, 12:00 PM

Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair, Montclair

Martin Luther King Day Service

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 01/20/2020 12:00pm 01/20/2020 2:00pm America/New_York Martin Luther King Day Service

The UU Congregation at Montclair will host Montclair Township’s Interfaith MLK Day service on Monday, January 20, 2020 from Noon to 2:00 PM. This Year’s service is titled: A Dream Deferred.

Leading the service will be Rev. Leslie Houseworth-Fields who serves as the senior pastor of St Mark’s United Methodist Church, in Montclair. She is a graduate of South Carolina State ...

67 CHURCH ST Montclair, NJ 07042
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Wed, January 22, 2:30 PM

Montclair

Montclair State Celebrates NJ Maternal Health Day

Education Health & Wellness Other

Add to My Calendar 01/22/2020 2:30pm 01/22/2020 5:00pm America/New_York Montclair State Celebrates NJ Maternal Health Day

UPDATE: With opening remarks by First Lady, Tammy Murphy!

In celebration of #123ForMOMS, centered on New Jersey Maternal Health Day, please join Montclair State University for this conversation on improving maternity care in New Jersey with MSU students, parents, professionals, and community partners. Opening remarks will be made by First Lady Tammy Murphy This free event is open to all; ...

1 Normal Ave Montclair, NJ 07043
Hebrew Storytime with Rabbi Ariann (Ages 3-8)

Thu, January 23, 11:00 AM

The Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Hebrew Storytime with Rabbi Ariann (Ages 3-8)

Education Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 01/23/2020 11:00am 01/23/2020 11:45am America/New_York Hebrew Storytime with Rabbi Ariann (Ages 3-8)

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Enjoy a bilingual storytime in Hebrew and English and make an easy craft. Hebrew speakers and non-Hebrew speakers are welcome. Rabbi Ariann Weitzman is an Associate Rabbi and the Director of Congregational Learning at the Bnai Keshet Reconstructionist Synagogue.

50 S Fullerton Ave, Montclair, NJ 07042 Montclair , NJ 07042
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Fri, January 24, 10:30 AM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Presidential Decisions for War or Peace

Education Government

Add to My Calendar 01/24/2020 10:30am 01/24/2020 12:30pm America/New_York Presidential Decisions for War or Peace

From John Adams to Donald Trump, crucial moments when a presidential decision whether or not to go to war altered the course of U.S. history.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Arden Courts of West Orange Offers Monthly Alzheimer's/Dementia Support Group

Sat, January 25, 10:00 AM

Arden Courts of West Orange, West Orange

Arden Courts of West Orange Offers Monthly ...

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 01/25/2020 10:00am 01/25/2020 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

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Passaic Valley Water Commission Reports Repairs Complete on Loretta St. in Clifton

CLIFTON, NJ - Repairs in front of 8 Loretta St in Clifton were completed overnight and water service was fully restored.

Passaic Valley Water Commission Reports Water Main Break in Clifton NJ

Passaic Valley Water Commission is on site at 8 Loretta St., in Clifton to repair a water main break. 

During repairs, customers on Van Cleve Avenue, Whitmore Street and Loretta Place may experience discolored water and poor pressure. 

If customers have questions, they should visit the website at PVWC.com or contact the Customer Service Department.

Little Falls Lights It Blue For Autism Awareness Month

April 2, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Township of Little Falls will be highlighting Autism Awareness Month in April by lighting the municipal building blue with outdoor lights and by raising the Autism Awareness flag. According to Councilman Chris Vancheri, a meet and greet with several local families was originally scheduled this month, and will be rescheduled at a later time due to the COVID-19 ...

Third Confirmed Case of COVID-10 Coronavirus in Little Falls

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Authorities report that there is a third confirmed case of COVID-19 coronavirus in Little Falls. The most recent case is a 71 year old male. 

The first two cases were a 50 year old Female, and the second is a 57 year old male.

Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said at a press conference Tuesday that positive cases in parts of New Jersey could surge in the next two ...

Perspective on the Pandemic from TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills Editor

April 2, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Matt Kass, Editor of TAPinto Millburn & Short Hills, spoke with TAPintoTV about how the communities he covers are dealing with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. 

“It’s too quiet outside, it’s too calm,” Kass said, about the current atmosphere in the community. “A lot of people are quietly on edge, there’s not a lot of ...

Berks Jazz Festival Moves Online Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- When the 30th Annual Berks Jazz Fest, originally scheduled to take place this week in Reading, PA, was forced to postpone due to the coronavirus pandemic, they decided to take the festival online instead. 

“We were getting so much feedback from fans, saying they’re missing the festival,” said John Ernesto, General Manager of the Berks Jazz Fest, ...

The CARES Act and What It Means for NJ Small Businesses

March 30, 2020

The $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill is providing a lifeline for small businesses in New Jersey and across the country in states that have been hit hard by the epidemic.

The cornerstone of the legislation for business owners is a bold a $349 billion lending program for companies that are currently struggling to make payroll and pay other bills. It also provides increased ...

No Tax Increase in Little Falls Mayor's 2020 Municipal Budget

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Mayor James Damiano presented an overview of the 2020 municipal budget during the Township Council meeting on March 23, which features no tax increase to the municipal portion of taxes. 

Damiano touted the Township's strong financial position and the recent upgrade to a AA bond rating the Township received this past year from Standard & Poor's.

"We ...

Forget Vodka, for Now. NJ Distillery Helps Make Hand Sanitizer for Pandemic

April 2, 2020

CAPE MAY, NJ — With hand sanitizer in demand during the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic, the makers of spirits are stepping up.

To do its part, Nauti Spirits Distillery in Cape May teamed up with Partners Pharmacy, which has a facility in Springfield, to make FDA-approved hand sanitizer instead of its usual vodka, rum and gin.

“We would like nothing better than to go back to ...

Get Inspired by this Quarantine Collection of Virtual Cooking Classes

This story first ran on TAPinto South Plainfield.

After just a few days of being home and unable to report to her job at the Today Show, South Plainfield resident Katie Stilo took to social media, launching an Instagram page designed to bring culinary professionals — and amateur cooks — together, virtually. 

A culinary producer and food stylist for the NBC morning ...

Passaic Valley Water Commission Reports Water Main Break in Clifton

April 3, 2020

Passaic Valley Water Commission is on site at 8 Loretta St., in Clifton to repair a water main break. 

During repairs, customers on Van Cleve Avenue, Whitmore Street and Loretta Place may experience discolored water and poor pressure. 

If customers have questions, they should visit the website at PVWC.com or contact the Customer Service Department.

Public Asked to Help Identify Suspect in Pair of Clifton Blazes

PATERSON, NJ - Public safety and fire officials are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating an individual responsible for two early morning fires that took place in the early morning hours of Monday in Clifton.

According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes, Clifton Police Chief Thomas Rinaldi, and Clifton Fire Chief Frank Prezioso, ...

Passaic Valley Water Commission Reports Water Main Break in Clifton

April 3, 2020

Passaic Valley Water Commission is on site at 8 Loretta St., in Clifton to repair a water main break. 

During repairs, customers on Van Cleve Avenue, Whitmore Street and Loretta Place may experience discolored water and poor pressure. 

If customers have questions, they should visit the website at PVWC.com or contact the Customer Service Department.

Warren Residents Stranded on Rotterdam Cruise Ship May Return Soon

WARREN, NJ - Three Warren residents are aboard one of the Holland America cruise ships scheduled to arrive in Florida Thursday. TAPinto Warren reached out Wednesday to one Warren couple transferred to the MS Rotterdam.

“Fortunately we are both feeling well but it’s tough when your captain tells you that four guests passed away," they said. "We have paused in the ...

'Conscience' Recreates Red Scare Clash

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ - A riveting, timely play is now on view at George Street Playhouse, exploring the conflict between Senators Margaret Chase Smith and Joseph McCarthy.

With the red scare taking place in the U.S., Smith became concerned that McCarthy had created an atmosphere of fear, where citizens were afraid to speak out. They might be labeled Communists or Fascists. Countless careers and ...

The Good Neighbor

The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant (Inkubator Books, 2020)

 Recently I was at a doctor’s appointment and my physician asked if I had read anything good lately. Then she offered a tip to read The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant. 

The Good Neighbor starts off with an intriguing Prologue. In fact, the first line of the novel reads, “There was so much blood. It wasn’t ...

The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand

The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown, 2018)

 

Who is “the perfect couple”in Elin Hilderbrand’s novel The Perfect Couple. Is it Greer Garrison Winbury, famous mystery author, and her husband, Tag, the owners of the Summerland estate on Nantucket? Is it the Winbury’s son, Benji and his beautiful fiancé, Celeste Otis? Is it Celeste’s ...

Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham

Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham  (Doubleday, 2015)

 

Quirky lawyers as protagonists make for fun reading if they are three-dimensional and believable. Take Mickey Haller, “the Lincoln lawyer,” from Michael Connelly’s series. Haller, a defender of bottom feeders like drug lords, bicycle gang members, and drunk drivers, uses his Lincoln Town car as his law office. In ...

The Corona Virus Pandemic: Staying Safe Online

Every day we are bombarded with information about the coronavirus outbreak. Doctors and other healthcare providers share tips to help us stay healthy, and we are even taught the proper way to wash our hands. While personal health and hygiene are of the utmost importance, perhaps equally important is learning how to maintain cyber health and hygiene during this time.

Social distancing and stay ...

Tips to Stay Positive and Productive During the Coronavirus Outbreak

There are very real challenges facing our world today. A pandemic, financial concerns, isolation, and health issues can create anxiety and fear. When the news is all doom and gloom, it’s hard for even the most optimistic among us to stay positive, but that is exactly what we must do!

Just at a time when we need each other the most, self isolation rules have been put in place leaving many ...

IRS issues warning about Coronavirus-related scams; watch out for schemes tied to Economic Impact Payments

April 3, 2020

The Internal Revenue Service today urged taxpayers to be on the lookout for a surge of calls and email phishing attempts about the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. These contacts can lead to tax-related fraud and identity theft.

"We urge people to take extra care during this period. The IRS isn't going to call you asking to verify or provide your financial information so you can get an ...

Social Security Recipients Will Automatically Receive Economic Impact Payments

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service Wednesday announced that Social Security beneficiaries who are not typically required to file tax returns will not need to file an abbreviated tax return to receive an Economic Impact Payment. Instead, payments will be automatically deposited into their bank accounts. 

“Social Security ...