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Chatham's 'Patriotic Pets' Gather at Chatham Borough Farmers' Market; Help Kick off Independence Day Celebration

July 4, 2022

CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham residents brought their "Patriotic Pets" to the Chatham Borough Farmers' Market on Saturday and were rewarded with treats, gift certificates and basket prizes, courtesy of the Well Bred Pet Store.

The pre-Independence Day event drew dogs of all sizes, dressed patriotically, to the Chatham Borough Farmers' Market.

Every dog who registered ...

4th of July Fireworks Can Be Ruff for Pets, How to Keep Them Safe

NEW JERSEY -- While July 4th fireworks lighting up the sky is fun for many families, they can be particularly scary for the furry family members. In fact, the upcoming holiday is the one on which animals are most likely to go missing, according to lost pet finder PetAmberAlert, there is a 30 to 60 percent increase in lost pets at animal shelters each year between ...

PAWS Farm Celebrates Successful "Peak at PAWS" Fundraiser, Open House

MOUNT LAUREL, NJ — PAWS Farm is celebrating a successful weekend, as the non-profit held its "Peek at PAWS Farm" fundraiser and open house on Saturday and Sunday.

Over 1,000 people — not including children ages 2 and under — came out to PAWS to enjoy two days filled with tours of the Farm's buildings and grounds, Shriner's clowns, Mount Laurel ...

Freshpet Home Cooked Chicken Recipe Dog Food Recalled Due to Potential Contamination

A single lot of Freshpet Select Fresh From the Kitchen Home Cooked Chicken Recipe has been recalled due to potential contamination, announced Freshpet Inc.  The product, with a sell date of 10/29/22 has been recalled due to the potential contamination with Salmonella.

The recalled product is:

FRESHPET® SELECT FRESH FROM THE KITCHEN HOME COOKED RECIPE, UPC Code  627975011673; ...

Montclair Authorities Search for Suspect Who Threw Kitten From Moving Vehicle

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Township Animal Shelter officials are seeking the public's help in locating the individual who ejected a kitten from a car window on Friday, they announced.

According to published reports, Montclair animal control officers say that an unidentified person who threw the kitten out the passenger window of a moving car on Glenridge Avenue sometime around 12:15PM ...

Passaic County Sheriff Richard Berdnik Celebrates 'Retirement' of Key Member of Office

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - A more than two decade career of a decorated member of the Passaic County Sheriff's Office officially came to an end on Tuesday.

And, having served as a key member of the Sheriff's Mounted Unit since 2002, Baron, has been sent out pasture, literally.

Baron, whom Sheriff Richard H. Berdnik said was a reliable part of the Sheriff's Office and was ...

Woodland Park Middle School Animal Club Helping to Find Home For Miracle Cat

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Memorial Middle School Animal Club networks with many animal organizations. In addition to fundraising and many other services they perform, the club works to support families who are in need of help with their pets. With their help, families have access to the resources they need to keep their pet, instead of surrendering it to a shelter or to the ...

Adoption Fees for Dogs Over 30 Pounds Waived at St. Hubert's

MADISON, NJ -  Adoption fees for all dogs over 30 pounds are being waived announced St. Hubert's. The fees are being waived by NY Mets Max Scherzer and St. Hubert's board member Erica Scherzer in order to help find more dogs loving homes.

The fees will be waived through Sunday June 12.

"The Scherzers’ generosity is coming at a time when we need it the most -- we have ...

Mount Laurel Couple Adopts County Animal Shelter's Longest Resident

WESTAMPTON, NJ – Every dog has its day, and Dash finally had his.

The 6-year-old American pit bull terrier had been the Burlington County Animal Shelter’s longest resident, with nearly two years spent there. But Dash’s long wait for a loving, forever home ended a few weeks ago when he was adopted by Mount Laurel resident Brittany Eifert and her fiancé Nick ...

Bill Prohibiting Animal Abusers From Owning Pets Advances

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey State Senate on Thursday unanimously approved legislation that would prohibit anyone convicted of criminal animal cruelty from owning a domestic animal and from working or volunteering at businesses involving animals.

Nicknamed “Moose’s Law, after a Burlington County dog that was stolen and killed after being left in a hot car, the ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

FDA: Do Not Use Baby Neck Floats Due to Risk of Injury or Death

July 3, 2022

Parents, caregivers, and health care providers are being warned to not use neck floats with babies for water therapy interventions, especially with babies who have developmental delays or special needs, such as spina bifida, spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) type 1, Down syndrome, or cerebral palsy, announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The use of these products can lead to ...

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A Possible Reunion?

So far in this free agency period, there have been many assumptions to where NBA stars Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant may end up. After reports from insiders Adrian Wojnarowski and Shams Charania stated that Durant wanted out of the Brooklyn Nets organization, there has been speculation that Irving may travel elsewhere. 

While the Miami Heat and the Phoenix Suns are the top destinations ...

A Possible Reunion?

So far in this free agency period, there have been many assumptions to where NBA stars Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant may end up. After reports from insiders Adrian Wojnarowski and Shams Charania stated that Durant wanted out of the Brooklyn Nets organization, there has been speculation that Irving may travel elsewhere. 

While the Miami Heat and the Phoenix Suns are the top destinations ...

Little Falls 4th of July Street Fair Returns Monday

July 2, 2022

LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - The Little Falls 4th of July Street Fair returns this summer on Monday, July 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sponsored by the Little Falls Police Benevolent Association 346, the annual fair will be held along Main Street and Stevens Avenue.

Craft vendors, local businesses, food trucks, and activities for kids will be offered up for attendees, including other entertainment and ...

United Passaic Org gives out free hot meals every Saturday in Passaic

Passaic – A food truck parked outside of Mt Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church in Passaic on Saturday morning, but this wasn’t any ordinary food truck service. Hungry customers walked away from the food truck with full plates of breakfast food and it was all for free! 

United Passaic Organization enlisted fellow community action agency United Community Corporation of Newark to ...

Passaic County Veteran Gets His Day in the Sun

June 27, 2022

PATERSON, NJ - When Tony Vancheri puts his mind to something he usually gets it done. He’s a man to whom many titles apply: deputy mayor, friend, father, grandfather, to name just a few.

On Saturday, once again, it was his status as a veteran that took center stage as the access road leading to the top of Veterans Park at Hayden Heights, Paterson’s own Hill of Heroes, was renamed ...

Independence Day along the Delaware River in Phillipsburg

July 5, 2022

PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - While many take advantage of the long weekend to flock to the Jersey shore, others from New York, Pennsylvania and parts of Northern New Jersey make their weekend plans right here in Phillipsburg.

The hot humid days of summer have arrived and people are flocking to the Delaware River for this celebratory weekend of independence.  Enjoying hot dogs, barbeque and the ...

Why Juneteenth Should Be Celebrated by All Americans

June 17, 2022

UPDATE: Since this article was originally published one year ago, Juneteenth Independence Day was signed into law by President Biden as a federal holiday in 2021. Juneteenth Day has been celebrated on the third Friday of June as a state holiday in New Jersey since 2020.

WHY JUNETEENTH SHOULD BE CELEBRATED BY ALL AMERICANS

Juneteenth – it is a term heard more and more in the last ...

All in the Family

On a stifling hot moonlit night in the summer of 1871, the infamous outlaw and gun slinger, John Wesley Hardin, shot a man for snoring.

Legend has it that Hardin, traveling with his cousin Gip Clements, fell back in his room at the American House Hotel in Abilene, Kansas after a raucous night drinking. The next door down, rancher Charles Cougar was sleeping peacefully, if noisily, in his room.

Sign Up for July TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinar

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform.

"TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local news and digital marketing space," Shapiro said. "I look forward to our July ...

'Enchanted April' Delights at Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ — It’s a welcome sign to see The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey opening for its 60th Anniversary Season. “Enchanted April” is a charming and moving choice with warmer weather coming on. The play also speaks to us on a number of levels, especially after our long hiatus during COVID-19.

The script by Matthew Barger, from a novel by Elizabet ...

A Stranger Killed Katy: The True Story of Katherine Hawelka, Her Murder on a New York Campus, and How Her Family Fought Back

A Stranger Killed Katy: The True Story of Katherine Hawelka, Her Murder on a New York Campus, and How Her Family Fought Back  by William D. LaRue (Chestnut Heights, 2021).

 

For true crime buffs, A Stranger Killed Katy: The True Story of Katherine Hawelka, Her Murder on a New York Campus, and How Her Family Fought Back by William D. LaRue, an award-winning journalist, is a ...

Broken Open

This month, July 8 to be exact, marks the 13th anniversary of the premiere of the Change Your Attitude…Change Your Life brand and radio show.

Back in 2009, I was going through a bit of an identity crisis trying to figure out my next move. I had given so much of myself to my family that I got lost. I had no career, my children were growing up, and my marriage was stagnant. It was during ...