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New Jersey Date Night: Autumn Apple Picking

September 14, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

When you date someone not from New Jersey they might ask why we’re known as the Garden State. Typically the answer can be found with one visit to a local farmer’s market, but if doubt persists all you have to do is take them to a New Jersey orchard. 

A beautiful fall afternoon becomes ...

Two Apple Cider Cocktails Perfect for Fall Sipping

It’s apple season in New Jersey, and with it comes fresh apple cider.

We asked Grain & Cane Bar & Table in Berkeley Heights to share a couple of their favorite apple cider cocktail recipes. These are perfect for sipping as we slide past the dog days of summer and into the fall.

Cider Old Fashioned

“This one is our new featured ...

Gun Safety Legislation

Each week former New Jersey State Assemblymen and former gubernatorial candidates John Wisniewski (Democrat) & Jack Ciattarelli (Republican) will tackle New Jersey's most pressing issues. This week:

Gun Safety Legislation

This week, Senator Bob Menendez called on upon Senate Majority leader Sen. Mitch McConnell to allow a vote on gun safety measures. At a ...

Rockin’ the Reservation Event Coming to Union County’s Watchung Reservation on Sept. 29th

September 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 12, 2019

Contact: Sebastian D’Elia, 908-527-4419

Tina Casey, 908-527-4346

Rockin’ the Reservation Event Coming to Union County’s Watchung Reservation on September 29th

 

Union County, NJ — The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the second annual Rockin’ the Reservation seasonal ...

Plainfield Resident Disagrees on Deer Issue

September 4, 2019

Recently your site featured a letter regarding the deer in the area.   The writer advocated learning to live with the deer and not hunting them.   I respectfully disagree.

RELATED:  Plainfield Animal Initiative Committee Expresses Concern About City Council Deer Management Agenda Item

Deer are hazardous to drivers and vehicles.   They often dart into the ...

Hamilton Mayor Kelly Yaede, Campaign Manager Face Criminal Offense

September 3, 2019

HAMILTON, NJ -- Mayor Kelly Yaede is facing criminal charges in connection with this year's primary campaign during which expunged records of her primary challenger, David Henderson, were allegedly illegally released to the public.  

On Tuesday, the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office confirmed that complaints were filed in Hamilton Township charging ...

POW/MIA Recognition Day in Middlesex County on September 20

September 15, 2019

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Our country is founded on the men and women who have fought and sacrificed for the freedom that we hold so dear. Of the millions of men and women who have served in our military forces, both past and present, 82,000 remain missing from various conflicts. Every September, we as a nation remember and honor these men and women and pay tribute to their families and their ...

Featured Business: Get to Know Phoenix Academy Preschool

“AT PHOENIX PRESCHOOL, WE BELIEVE THAT WITH OUR SKILLED, PATIENT TEACHERS, THE RIGHT TOOLS, AND AGE APPROPRIATE ACTIVITIES, ALL OUR CHILDREN WILL HAVE A HEAD START ON THEIR ACADEMIC CAREER, AND THE TOOLS TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL ADULT.”

That is the guiding philosophy at Phoenix Academy, a private pre-school in Plainfield catering to preschoolers two-and-a-half to five years of age.

Featured Business:​​​​​​​ Rapps Pharmacy Offers Customized Rx Packaging, and more

Managing our daily lives, as well as those of our loved ones, is hard enough. Take steps to making it simple by taking advantage of Plainfield's Rapps Pharmacy pill packing service. This easy, convenient feature is perfect for someone taking multiple prescriptions on a daily basis or at different times of the day, and makes traveling with medications very practical.

According to the Rapps ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Faith Ballantine-Armonaitis of TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro

The featured TAPinto franchisee for September 2019 is Faith Ballantine-Armonaitis of TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro.  The loss of the weekly newspapers in Hasbrouck Heights and Wood-Ridge motivated Faith, a communications professional and active community volunteer, to start TAPinto in her area.  

Q. When did you join TAPinto.net?

I joined TAPinto.net in ...

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018)

 

Where the Crawdads Sing is Delia Owens’ first novel, although she and her husband have published three internationally acclaimed non-fiction books about Owens’ experiences as a wildlife scientist in Africa. Where the Crawdads Sing scored a Number 1 spot on the New York Times Bestseller List, winning ...

Clean and Lean by Ian K, Smith, M.D.

Clean and Lean by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press, 2019)

 

I have battled the bulge my whole life. Most people have, especially as they get older. To help people like me, and to provide new information to those who have achieved the ideal body weight and muscle tone, Ian K. Smith, M.D. is back with his new book on good health habits, Clean and Lean. Once again, ...

The Killer Across the Table by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

The Killer Across the Table by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker (William Morrow, 2019)

 

Why + How = Who

The formula above represents the manner in which criminal profilers assess the suspects in a serious crime. In the gripping new Douglas and Olshaker book, The Killer Across the Table, the authors write, “We study these people (criminals) not as psychologists or sociologists, ...

Clean and Lean by Ian K. Smith, M.D,.

Clean and Lean by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press, 2019)

 

I have battled the bulge my whole life. Most people have, especially as they get older. To help people like me, and to provide new information to those who have achieved the ideal body weight and muscle tone, Ian K. Smith, M.D. is back with his new book on good health habits, Clean and Lean. Once again, ...

HomeGrown NJ Highlights Asbury Park’s Progressive & LGTBQ-Friendly Spirit

September 13, 2019

ASBURY PARK, NJ -- Besides sand, surf and Springsteen, Asbury Park has been known in recent years as a hub for the New Jersey LGBTQ community. HomeGrown Host Stephanie Willoughby spoke with Comedian & Activist Jess Alaimo about the LGBTQ-friendly atmosphere of Asbury Park. Alaimo grew up in Asbury Park, where she still lives, and has family roots here. She founded the Asbury Park Young ...