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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

Plainfield

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

Plainfield

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

Plainfield

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

Plainfield

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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Mon, August 10, 9:00 AM

VIRTUAL PROGRAM - Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield

Writer's Workshop: How to write Science Fiction

Education

Add to My Calendar 08/10/2020 9:00am 08/14/2020 4:00pm America/New_York Writer's Workshop: How to write Science Fiction

Join Schulyer Davis in an informational workshop on how to "Imagine Your Story" with Science Fiction.

https://youtu.be/Ycwd-vlDJck

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Tue, August 11

Plainfield

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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Tue, August 11, 8:00 PM

Zoom, Plainfield

Board of Education Work & Study Session

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Add to My Calendar 08/11/2020 8:00pm 08/11/2020 10:00pm America/New_York Board of Education Work & Study Session

Action may be taken. Be sure to check the district website for the ZOOM link.

Download the agenda here.

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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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Wardlaw+Hartridge School Fall Athletics Teams Begin Practice

EDISON, NJ -- Middle School athletes began outdoor practices this week, joining the Upper School teams on the soccer fields, tennis courts and cross-country terrain at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison. The volleyball season, due to indoor restrictions, has been postponed to later in the school year.

Game competition for the Upper School athletes and teams begins next week, while the ...

Sage Delivers Safety, Quality Service to Wardlaw+Hartridge Community

EDISON, NJ -- Organized, clean and efficient food service is one of the most important elements associated with a safe return to school during the pandemic. Despite the many challenges created by COVID-19, Sage Dining Services has delivered quality and safety to students, faculty and staff at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison

Under the direction of head chef Anibal Rodriguez, Sage ...

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 ...

It’s Harvest Time! 5 Fun New Jersey Wineries to Visit this Autumn

September 24, 2020

Wine experts say that fall is prime time for visiting wineries in New Jersey because it is the harvest season, when grapes are ripe on the vine.  

Over the years, the Garden State has earned credibility as a quality wine-producing state, in great part due to its fertile soil.

If you’re looking for a fun way to spend a day this season, consider a trip to one of ...

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

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 ...

Union County Hosts Free Networking Mixer for All Military Personnel Tuesday, September 29

September 26, 2020

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites all military veterans and active duty personnel, their families, and veterans’ service providers to attend a free Networking Mixer on Tuesday, September 29th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Galloping Hill Golf Course, located at 3 Golf Drive in Kenilworth.

The event will be held on the first floor patio of the Golf Course to allow ...

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 ...

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 ...

Psychologist Meryl Dorf PhD on Managing Anxiety During Times of Stress and Disruption

September 24, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV looks back to our conversation with clinical psychologist, Meryl Dorf, Ph.D. about how we can maintain our mental health and manage anxiety during times of stress and uncertainty. 

“There’s a lot that we can’t control and spending our time thinking and worrying about that fuels the anxiety,” said Dorf, “but focusing on ...