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Thu, February 27, 5:30 PM

Adrian's Restaurant & Catering, Plainfield

Writing a Business Plan

Business & Finance Government

Add to My Calendar 02/27/2020 5:30pm 02/27/2020 8:00pm America/New_York Writing a Business Plan

Thinking about opening a business? Attend this free workshop on how to write a business plan.

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1108 East 2nd Street Plainfield, NJ 07060
Obama’s Deal: The Costly Compromises and Political Battles That Defined the Passage of the ACA

Thu, February 27, 7:30 PM

Cranford Community Center, Cranford

Obama’s Deal: The Costly Compromises and ...

Education Government Health & Wellness Law & Justice

Add to My Calendar 02/27/2020 7:30pm 02/27/2020 9:30pm America/New_York Obama’s Deal: The Costly Compromises and Political Battles That Defined the Passage of the ACA

If you have your health, you have everything the saying goes. But for millions of Americans, that health is directly tied to economic advantage, or disadvantage. President Barack Obama attacked that sobering reality with a plan. One that would be far-reaching and inclusive in giving America a clean bill of health. His vision was realized in the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). But as ...

220 Walnut Avenue Cranford, NJ 07016
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Mon, March 2, 7:00 PM

Municipal Court - Council Chambers, Plainfield

City Council Agenda Fixing Session

Government

Add to My Calendar 03/02/2020 7:00pm 03/02/2020 8:30pm America/New_York City Council Agenda Fixing Session

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325 Watchung Ave Plainfield, NJ 07060

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Get Inspired by this Quarantine Collection of Virtual Classes

March 30, 2020

This story first ran on TAPinto South Plainfield.

After just a few days of being home and unable to report to her job at the Today Show, South Plainfield resident Katie Stilo took to social media, launching an Instagram page designed to bring culinary professionals — and amateur cooks — together, virtually. 

A culinary producer and food stylist for the NBC morning ...

New Jersey Date Night: Cuddle Up with Dinner & a Movie

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

Hunkering down home-side is the rule of the day. And while chez living room is getting a little repetitive, jazzing up a stay-at-home rendez vous is definitely possible; it just takes a little creativity and a little help from the resources at hand.  Luckily, many New Jersey restaurants and shops are ...

Social Security Recipients Will Automatically Receive Economic Impact Payments

April 1, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that Social Security beneficiaries who are not typically required to file tax returns will not need to file an abbreviated tax return to receive an Economic Impact Payment. Instead, payments will be automatically deposited into their bank accounts. 

“Social Security recipients who ...

NJ Man Cited for Hosting 47 People at "Corona Party"

March 29, 2020

EWING, NJ -- A 54-year-old Ewing Township man faces multiple citations after hosting a "Corona Party" Friday evening in violation of the State's temporary ban on gatherings during the on-going COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic announced Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri.    He and Ewing Police Chief John P. Stemler III reported the man was issued two ...

3 Employees in Plainfield School District Test Positive for Coronavirus / 3 empleados en el distrito escolar dan positivo

March 31, 2020

PLAINFIELD, NJ — A letter from the Plainfield Public Schools Superintendent was sent to staff, students, and parents on Tuesday to inform them that three new employee COVID-19 cases have been identified.  Dr. Diana Mitchell said the employees work at Plainfield High School, Barlow Elementary, and Cook School.

The announcement came shortly after the Mayor Adrian O. Mapp gave an ...

Mayor Mapp: 89 Positive Cases of Coronavirus in Plainfield, Says City Could Face Budget Shortfall

PLAINFIELD, NJ — A recorded message by Mayor Adrian O. Mapp in a robocall Tuesday evening cited the latest number of coronavirus cases in Plainfield, and included a message about an upcoming special meeting on the budget.

As of Tuesday evening, the mayor said, there are 89 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases, and 119 individuals who are under quarantine.  The cases affect residents ...

Plainfield Police: State of Emergency, Respect Stay at Home Order / Estado de emergencia, Respeto Orden de quedarse en casa

PLAINFIELD, NJ - An alert from the Plainfield Police Department was issued Tuesday morning to remind residents of the current State of Emergency and Stay at Home Order issued by Governor Phil Murphy due to the COVID-19.

Only essential personnel or those conducting essential business should go out. Everyone else is reminded to stay home for your health and ...

44 Confirmed Coronavirus Cases in Plainfield; 72 Quarantined / 44 Casos Confirmados en Plainfield; 72 En Cuarentena

PLAINFIELD, NJ — According to the administration, Plainfield now has 44 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus, up from 35 on Friday.  Per the city, this is in addition to 72 people who are quarantined.

The patients range in age from 16 to 96-years-old.

According to Mayor Adrian O. Mapp, there are two City of Plainfield employees who have tested positive. On Friday, he ...

Alcalde Mapp: 32 Casos Confirmados de Coronavirus en Plainfield; Quédense en Casa

PLAINFIELD, NJ - una actualización del Jueves 26 de Marzo, del alcalde Adrian O. El mapp
indica que en la actualidad hay 32 casos confirmados de COVID-19 en Plainfield. El alcalde
Mapp dijo, "Tristemente uno de nuestros más valientes, un bombero, es uno de los que han dado
positivo, hay un segundo caso confirmado en Hubbard Middle School, y un tercero está
pendiente ...

Alcalde Mapp: Hay 27 Casos Positivos de Coronavirus en Plainfield; Se Esperan Aumento de Casos en El Antiguo Hospital Muhlenberg

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Según un comunicado de prensa del alcalde Adrian O Mapp. El pasado Miércoles, se han confirmado 27 casos del COVID-19 coronavirus en la ciudad de Plainfield, la cual está tomando
todas las precauciones necesarias junto con la división de salud y la administración que están trabajando estrechamente con los pacientes y sus familias bajo ...

The Good Neighbor

The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant (Inkubator Books, 2020)

 Recently I was at a doctor’s appointment and my physician asked if I had read anything good lately. Then she offered a tip to read The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant. 

The Good Neighbor starts off with an intriguing Prologue. In fact, the first line of the novel reads, “There was so much blood. It wasn’t ...

The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand

The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown, 2018)

 

Who is “the perfect couple”in Elin Hilderbrand’s novel The Perfect Couple. Is it Greer Garrison Winbury, famous mystery author, and her husband, Tag, the owners of the Summerland estate on Nantucket? Is it the Winbury’s son, Benji and his beautiful fiancé, Celeste Otis? Is it Celeste’s ...

Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham

Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham  (Doubleday, 2015)

 

Quirky lawyers as protagonists make for fun reading if they are three-dimensional and believable. Take Mickey Haller, “the Lincoln lawyer,” from Michael Connelly’s series. Haller, a defender of bottom feeders like drug lords, bicycle gang members, and drunk drivers, uses his Lincoln Town car as his law office. In ...

Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties

Chaos: Charles Manson the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties. John 

O’Neill and Dan Piepenbring  (New York: Little Brown, 2019).

It took me three weeks to read Chaos:Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties. Although fascinating, with its detailed analysis of the true motives for the Manson crimes in Los Angeles, 1969, the prose was dense and a ...

Retro Review: Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk

Retro Review:

Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk (Doubleday, 1955)

A coming of age story, set in 1933, Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk is a novel that still speaks to us. Written in 1955, Wouk’s strengths are in his character development, themes, and elegant prose. What is especially unusual about Marjorie Morningstar is that the author portrays the fanciful young protagonist, ...

Berks Jazz Festival Moves Online Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

April 1, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- When the 30th Annual Berks Jazz Fest, originally scheduled to take place this week in Reading, PA, was forced to postpone due to the coronavirus pandemic, they decided to take the festival online instead. 

“We were getting so much feedback from fans, saying they’re missing the festival,” said John Ernesto, General Manager of the Berks Jazz Fest, ...