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Wed, August 5

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Plainfield Public Library STEAM Series

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 08/05/2020 12:00am 08/06/2020 12:00am America/New_York Plainfield Public Library STEAM Series

Don't miss the latest "Polymers in Action Series: Lava Lamps and Fantastic Bubbles (Episode 3)" with Dr. G, PHD!


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Thu, August 6

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Plainfield Public Library STEAM Series

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 08/06/2020 12:00am 08/07/2020 12:00am America/New_York Plainfield Public Library STEAM Series

Don't miss the latest "Polymers in Action Series: Lava Lamps and Fantastic Bubbles (Episode 3)" with Dr. G, PHD!


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Fri, August 7

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Plainfield Public Library STEAM Series

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 08/07/2020 12:00am 08/08/2020 12:00am America/New_York Plainfield Public Library STEAM Series

Don't miss the latest "Polymers in Action Series: Lava Lamps and Fantastic Bubbles (Episode 3)" with Dr. G, PHD!


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Sat, August 8

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Plainfield Public Library STEAM Series

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 08/08/2020 12:00am 08/09/2020 12:00am America/New_York Plainfield Public Library STEAM Series

Don't miss the latest "Polymers in Action Series: Lava Lamps and Fantastic Bubbles (Episode 3)" with Dr. G, PHD!


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Sun, August 9

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Plainfield Public Library STEAM Series

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 08/09/2020 12:00am 08/10/2020 12:00am America/New_York Plainfield Public Library STEAM Series

Don't miss the latest "Polymers in Action Series: Lava Lamps and Fantastic Bubbles (Episode 3)" with Dr. G, PHD!


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Mon, August 10

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Plainfield Public Library STEAM Series

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 08/10/2020 12:00am 08/11/2020 12:00am America/New_York Plainfield Public Library STEAM Series

Don't miss the latest "Polymers in Action Series: Lava Lamps and Fantastic Bubbles (Episode 3)" with Dr. G, PHD!


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Tue, August 11

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Plainfield Public Library STEAM Series

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 08/11/2020 12:00am 08/12/2020 12:00am America/New_York Plainfield Public Library STEAM Series

Don't miss the latest "Polymers in Action Series: Lava Lamps and Fantastic Bubbles (Episode 3)" with Dr. G, PHD!


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Wed, August 12

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Plainfield Public Library STEAM Series

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 08/12/2020 12:00am 08/13/2020 12:00am America/New_York Plainfield Public Library STEAM Series

Don't miss the latest "Polymers in Action Series: Lava Lamps and Fantastic Bubbles (Episode 3)" with Dr. G, PHD!


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CANCELLED - Storytime in the Park

Wed, August 12, 11:00 AM

Library Park, Plainfield

CANCELLED - Storytime in the Park

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Add to My Calendar 08/12/2020 11:00am 08/12/2020 11:30am America/New_York CANCELLED - Storytime in the Park

Due to the Library being without power for nearly a week, affecting the public's ability to register, "Storytime in the Park" has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date.

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Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Resume Tutoring Work

EDISON, NJ -- The global pandemic and the need to work remotely has not stopped The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison’s partnership with Interfaith RISE of Highland Park and the W+H student-to-family tutoring program.  

On Tuesday, Sept. 8, Nicole Nolan of Bridgewater, W+H Director of Global Scholars and Community Outreach, along with Maya Wahrman, R&P Case ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Peer Leadership Retreat Enjoys New Look

EDISON, NJ 00 For three days, the 12 newly appointed senior peer leaders at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison moved the program’s annual opening retreat a little closer to home – right on the W+H campus!

Normally, the kickoff to the Peer Leadership program resides on the wooded property of the Fairview Lakes YMCA in upstate NJ. However, this year our team building and ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Kicks Off School Year with Convocation Ceremony

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison officially opened the 2020-2021 school year with its 138th Convocation Ceremony. This year’s ceremony was held virtually in a webinar presented to the full W+H community.

The processional included members of the Upper School Student Council carrying their class flags, which were placed on the stage of the Berry Performing Arts Center.

Union County Launches Virtual Wildlife Wednesdays Program

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program is returning next Wednesday, September 23 with “NJ Natives” a program focusing on wildlife original to the garden state, such as the spotted turtle and garter snake.  New programs will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time ...

Union County: Helping You Recycle Right

Recycling has been mandatory in New Jersey since 1987 but questions continually arise about recycling.  The Union County Bureau of Recycling wants residents to Recycle Right so here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

Q:  What is ACCEPTABLE in my curbside bin?

A: Recycle all empty plastic bottles coded #1 & # 2, aluminum & steel (tin) cans, glass ...

5 Ways to Make Your Favorite Chili Into a Totally Different Meal

September 22, 2020

Does the cooler weather have you craving chili? A bowl of red is a great way to warm up, and if the leftovers start to bore you, there are plenty of ways you can mix things up.

Make your favorite chili into totally different meals with these simple ideas:

Serve it Cincinnati-style* over spaghetti with shredded Cheddar cheese and chopped onions.

Make it part of a “baked ...

How Sweet! Check Out These NJ Honey Farms During National Honey Month

NEW JERSEY — September is widely recognized as National Honey Month. This month typically marks the end of the honey collection season for beekeepers across the US.

You don’t have to be arms deep in a beehive to appreciate the thick, golden stuff that makes everything sweeter. The Garden State has a number of bee and honey farms that produce high-quality, local raw ...

New “OUT in Union County: Queer Power Hour” Series Offers News, Views, and Insights on LGBTQ+ Community

September 23, 2020

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to announce the new OUT in Union County: Queer Power Hour with host Micayla Mirabella. The new free virtual series, organized by the Union County Office of LGBTQ Affairs, begins on Wednesday, September 30 and runs through December 9, 2020. Each hour-long session will begin at 7:00 pm.

“Here in Union County we stand firm in our resolve ...

When Will Our Kids Start Learning?

September 13, 2020

Dear Editor of TAPinto,

When are we going to stop letting our schools decline and start intervening so our kids can learn? We are all guilty. And, I think, we can each be part of the solution.

I was the victim of a bad early education. The middle child of seven, I was seldom read to at bedtime. I entered a school that was unprepared for the baby boom: my second-grade class was so big ...

Early-Morning Earthquake in East Freehold Triggers Rumbling throughout Central Jersey

September 9, 2020

FREEHOLD, NJ — East Freehold was the center of a 3.1 magnitude earthquake early this morning that could be felt throughout Central Jersey, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The quake struck at about 2 a.m. on September 9, triggering an influx of nearly 6,000 reports from people who felt the rumbling in at least seven counties in New Jersey, including Monmouth. There were no ...

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland (Simon & Schuster, 2020)

 

Month and Year: August 1926

Event: At the age of 21, the tenacious Trudy Ederly, a 1924 Olympic gold medalist in the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay,  became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Ederly, a Jersey girl, made it from the shores of France to the British Coast in 14 hours and ...

Too Much and Not Enough by Mary Trump

Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man by Mary L. Trump, Ph.D. (Simon & Schuster, 2020)

 

I admit it. I couldn’t wait to get my copy of Too Much and Never Enough by President Donald Trump’s niece, Mary Trump. Mary, whose father, Fred, was Donald’s  older brother, was shunned by her grandfather and cut out of the ...

The Source by James Michener

Retro Review

The Source by James Michener, 1965. 

 

It is nearly impossible to describe the scope of The Source, a remarkable historical novel by James Michener. Nearly 1000 pages long, the rich details about the evolution of humanity, from the days of the cave dwellings till the modern era, Michener regales us with details of the many civilizations that have dwelled in the ...

If It Bleeds by Stephen King

If It Bleeds by Stephen King (Scribner, 2019)

Stephen King’s fiction is alluring to his “Dear Readers” because King reveals much of his personal memories in his writing; childhood mischief, favorite comic books, and authors he considers worthwhile reading. King presents nightmares any author might encounter with a disturbed fan when he decides to off a favorite character ...

NJ Motor Vehicle Storage Facility Aims to Create Community for Car Enthusiasts

September 20, 2020

FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Allison Kulesza, General Manager of Car Lofts in Fairfield, spoke with TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur about the facility's unique offerings for car enthusiasts and how the business has managed and pivoted during the pandemic. 

Car Lofts is a vehicle storage facility with a private social club for car enthusiasts, along with rental venues ...