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Mon, July 6

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Plainfield Public Library Virtual STEAM Series

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

Join Dr. G as she shows us how to make fake snow from Polymers.


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Tue, July 7

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Plainfield Public Library Virtual STEAM Series

Arts & Entertainment Education

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

Join Dr. G as she shows us how to make fake snow from Polymers.


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Tue, July 7, 7:00 PM

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Listening Session on Return to School in Fall

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Add to My Calendar 07/07/2020 7:00pm 07/07/2020 8:30pm America/New_York Listening Session on Return to School in Fall

The Plainfield Public School District will hold a Reopening of Schools Listening Session on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. for all parents and guardians of students returning to school for the 2020-2021 School Year.

The listening session is design to get parents input regarding parents’ challenges, needs and their concerns about sending their children to school in September. The ...

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Wed, July 8

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp5jOG_37I0jiBQ_Xy9z1Mw, Plainfield

Plainfield Public Library Virtual STEAM Series

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 07/08/2020 12:00am 07/09/2020 12:00am America/New_York Plainfield Public Library Virtual STEAM Series

Join Dr. G as she shows us how to make fake snow from Polymers.


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Thu, July 9

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp5jOG_37I0jiBQ_Xy9z1Mw, Plainfield

Plainfield Public Library Virtual STEAM Series

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 07/09/2020 12:00am 07/10/2020 12:00am America/New_York Plainfield Public Library Virtual STEAM Series

Join Dr. G as she shows us how to make fake snow from Polymers.


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Fri, July 10

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp5jOG_37I0jiBQ_Xy9z1Mw, Plainfield

Plainfield Public Library Virtual STEAM Series

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 07/10/2020 12:00am 07/11/2020 12:00am America/New_York Plainfield Public Library Virtual STEAM Series

Join Dr. G as she shows us how to make fake snow from Polymers.


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Sat, July 11

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp5jOG_37I0jiBQ_Xy9z1Mw, Plainfield

Plainfield Public Library Virtual STEAM Series

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 07/11/2020 12:00am 07/12/2020 12:00am America/New_York Plainfield Public Library Virtual STEAM Series

Join Dr. G as she shows us how to make fake snow from Polymers.


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Sun, July 12

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp5jOG_37I0jiBQ_Xy9z1Mw, Plainfield

Plainfield Public Library Virtual STEAM Series

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 07/12/2020 12:00am 07/13/2020 12:00am America/New_York Plainfield Public Library Virtual STEAM Series

Join Dr. G as she shows us how to make fake snow from Polymers.


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Wardlaw+Hartridge Parents, Students Grateful for Strong College Guidance

EDISON, NJ -- The college admission landscape, like so many other things in the world of education, has been plagued by uncertainty since the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the United States and the world. The global health crisis has changed the rules on almost a daily basis and caused institutions of higher education to alter their procedures and safety protocols. Some colleges and universities ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Student Earns President's Volunteer Service Award

EDISON, NJ -- Emily Brogan of Colonia, a rising junior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, recently received recognition and a letter from the White House commemorating her President’s Volunteer Service Award. 

The certificate Emily received commended her for a “commitment to strengthen our nation and communities through volunteer service.” The letter, signed ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Student Successfully Isolates Gene

EDISON, NJ -- Laura Chen of Fords, a rising junior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, recently reached a milestone in her scientific studies. Laura successfully isolated a gene in the Molecular Science course offered by the Waksman Institute at Rutgers University and her findings were accepted for publication in the NCBI database of the National Institute of Health. She and the other ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Student Studies at Governor’s School

EDISON, NJ -- Ariana Di Landro of Carteret, a rising junior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, recently completed an exciting and enlightening month of study at The New Jersey Governor’s School of Engineering & Technology (GSET) at Rutgers University.

The Governor's School of Engineering & Technology (GSET) is a unique and intensive residential summer program ...

Virtual Wildlife Wednesdays for Children in Union County

The Union County Freeholder Board is pleased to announce a new virtual education initiative aimed at teaching children about animals and the important role they play in the environment. 

Wildlife Wednesdays kicks off on Wednesday, July 22nd with a program entitled “Frogs, Toads and Turtles” which will explain the difference between frogs and toads and turtles and ...

New Jersey Date Night: Make it a Breakfast Date, Al Fresco

August 11, 2020

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

Some think it’s the most important meal of the day and others say it’s reserved for champions. When it comes to breakfast, it doesn’t take a titleholder to know it’s a tasty way to start your day, and your date! A little flirtation over a short stack and a little wink with a ...

NJ Home Bakers One Step Closer to Earning a Profit

New Jersey is the only state where you can’t have a home-baked foods business. But that may be about to change.

The state Senate recently passed a bill that would allow entrepreneurs in the Garden State to make and sell baked goods out of their homes that do not require refrigeration or additional cooking after they are baked.

Sen. Kip Bateman (R-16th), who sponsored the bill, said it ...

Webinar: Exclusive Opportunity to Own and Operate Your Own TAPinto Site

August 12, 2020

Are you thinking about starting TAPinto in your community?  Write your next chapter with TAPinto.   Join us for an informational webinar about starting and owning your own local news site with TAPinto.

Webinars are being offered on:

Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at noon  Register here.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 6 p.m. Register here.

Plainfield Food Security Project

August 12, 2020

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The Rotary Club of the Plainfields, Starfish Plainfield Food Pantry and the Plainfield YMCA of the Greater Somerset County YMCA started this as 8 weeks project of giving, which has turned into a wonderful partnership at 15 weeks.

As we start our 15th week, we are doing our best trying to feed those in need. Unfortunately, we have to stop using the duCret ...

New Jersey Hall of Fame Inducts Gerry Cooney, Eli Manning, Charles Addams, Cissy Houston, and others

August 7, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- The New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) has announced who the inductees are for the incoming Class of 2019-2020 – a "Who's Who" of some of the Garden State’s best and brightest. Among them are Nobel prize-winning economist Milton Friedman, two-time Super Bowl Champion Eli Manning, cartoonist Charles Addams ("The Addams Family"), actors John Amos and ...

Despite Desire to Get Back in Classrooms, Schools Just Aren't Ready

August 12, 2020

As the summer begins to wind down, we continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects. For the last several weeks, all stakeholders have spent countless hours thinking about, debating and determining how to execute a reopening plan for our respective school districts. However, this plan must be about more than just reopening the buildings; it must consider the most efficient way to ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Darlene Cullen of TAPinto South Plainfield

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of August 2020 is Darlene Cullen, who owns and operates TAPinto South Plainfield.  With a background in business development, Cullen has built a profitable online local news business while providing high-quality, objective local news for the residents of South Plainfield.   

Q. Why did you want to franchise a ...

Shakespeare Theatre Scores with 'Crazy Love'

Florham Park, NJ - It’s such a treat to see a live performance in these difficult times. But leave iit to Shakespeare Theatre’s fearless director, Bonnie Monte, to deliver a delightful and provocative evening of Moliere and Edna St. Vincent Millay.

The setting is the outside lawn at the Thomas H. Kean Theatre Factory in Florham Park. Located on Vreeland Road, the landscape of ...

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 ...

The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni

The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni (William Morris/Harper Collins, 2020)

In writing a contemporary novel in the Gothic tradition, it is impossible not to compare aspects of great Gothic novels that have come before. The excellent, new book, The Ancestor, by Danielle Trussoni fits the description of a Neo-Gothic. However, drawing comparisons between previously written novels is half the fun ...

NJ Family Law Attorney Advises Clients How to Keep a Positive Outlook in Difficult Situations

August 10, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Catherine Riordan, Esq., of Riordan & Associates, a boutique divorce and family law firm, spoke with TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, about her career and how she is able to help her clients through difficult and challenging life situations. 

Riordan and Brodeur spoke via video conference from East Main Media’s studio in Little Falls, NJ, ...