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Roselle: Tree Lighting Still On - Winter Wonderland Rescheduled to December 16

December 9, 2019

ROSELLE, NJ - Due to inclement weather, the Winter Wonderland event is canceled for tonight and will take place next Monday, December 16, from 6 to 9 p.m. 

However, the tree lighting ceremony will still take place tonight at 6 p.m.

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Donations Needed for “Make a Child Smile Toy Drive” in Roselle

ROSELLE, NJ - It’s that time of year when Mayor Christine Dansereau, the Borough Council, and the Roselle PBA invite anyone wishing to help, to participate in the “Make a Child Smile Toy Drive.” 

Needed this year are donations of either a gift card or a new toy for a child between the ages of 3 to 18 years of age. 

All donations can be either dropped off or sent ...

The Lab And VET4U Presents Operation Helping Hands - An Event to Help Veteran’s

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Lab And VET4U are hosting Operation Helping Hands. An effort to collect Items for Dudley House, a Veteran’s male transnational home located in Plainfield, NJ, and YMCA Veterans.

The items needed are as follows: towels, toiletries, laundry detergent, paper products, socks, undergarments, and Uber gift cards.

Drop off locations are Pinho's Bakery in Roselle, ...

HomeGrown Discovers the Magic of the Holiday Season at the Maplewood Dickens Village

December 14, 2019

MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- HomeGrown rings in its first holiday episode by paying a visit to Maplewood’s annual Dickens Village, a community celebration and tradition that takes place throughout the month of December. 

Each December for over 60 years, Ricalton Square in downtown Maplewood transforms into a replica of a London village from the time of Charles Dickens. Complete with miniature ...

Millennial Councilwoman Encourages Younger Generations to Get Involved in Local Government

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with Crystal Pruitt, Councilwoman of Franklin Township, at the 2019 New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference. Pruitt is currently the youngest person on the Franklin Township Council, and we spoke with her about her background, goals, and advice for millennials who want to get more politically active. 

Pruitt, who is also Chief of Staff for ...

Meadowlands Environmentalist Hackensack Riverkeeper Transforms Polluted NJ Industrial Sites

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- At this year’s New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference, TAPintoTV spoke with Captain Bill Sheehan of Hackensack Riverkeeper, about his organization and their efforts to revitalize the Hackensack River Watershed. 

Among its missions, Hacksensack Riverkeeper collaborates with planners to ensure that land use decisions reflect science and adhere to all ...

New Jersey Date Night: Holiday Outings to Light Up Your Heart

December 13, 2019

The holiday season is upon us and even though we feel pulled in every possible direction, it’s important to make time for our other halves. It may seem impossible with all the parties, school programs and work events, but scheduling a date is not only great for your relationship but a perfect way to celebrate the beauty of the winter holidays.

And when it comes to a beautiful ...

Westfield Welcomes Members of NJ Army National Guard Home From Deployment

December 13, 2019

WESTFIELD, NJ — Better late than never, right?

Members of the 1st Squadron, 102nd Cavalry Regiment, New Jersey Army National Guard made their return home from Jordan with a police escort to the Westfield National Guard Armory Thursday night, led by Westfield Police Chief Christopher Battiloro and Westfield Mayor Shelley Brindle.

After spending nearly a ...

Cedar Grove Foodtown Joins Wakefern

December 11, 2019

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - The Foodtown in Cedar Grove is now part of the Wakefern Food Corp. and will be rebranded as The Fresh Grocer, a Wakefern trademark.

New Jersey-based Nicholas Markets, owned by the Maniaci Family, operates four stores including the Cedar Grove store under the Foodtown banner and has now become the 51st family to join the Wakefern cooperative.

The Maniaci ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Elizabeth Clee of TAPinto Clark

The featured TAPinto franchisee for December 2019 is Elizabeth Clee of TAPinto Clark.  Elizabeth, a former Human Resources corporate warrior, has used her corporate background and business experience to create her own successful, profitable business while giving back to the community at the same time. 

Q. Why did you want to franchise your  TAPinto site? What caused ...

Lame-Duck Session in New Jersey: What Can They Get Done? 

The period of time between Election Day in early November, and when a new Governor or new legislators take the oath of office in January is often fraught with many twists and turns. In the middle of lots of holiday festivities, there's a rush to try to get stuff done.

Congress in 1933, passed the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, as President Hoover was leaving the White House, and newly ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Elizabeth Clee of TAPinto Clark

The featured TAPinto franchisee for December 2019 is Elizabeth Clee of TAPinto Clark.  Elizabeth, a former Human Resources corporate warrior, has used her corporate background and business experience to create her own successful, profitable business while giving back to the community at the same time. 

Q. Why did you want to franchise your  TAPinto site? What caused ...

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December 11, 2019

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Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates

Zombie by Joyce Carol Oates (Harper Collins, 1995)

 

In the study of deviant behavior, there has been a continual debate over what causes people to be evil. Is it their upbringings by parents who abuse them? Or, are sociopaths just born bad? There are all kinds of arguments on both sides of the debate, and many works of literature probe the question. Was Charles Manson born bad, or did ...

'A Christmas Carol' Reverberates at Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ - When the spirited production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” begins, you’re inclined to think it’s a comedic take on grouchy Ebenezer Scrooge. But we soon see that the Neil Barlett adaptation of the tale does dwell on the dark side. The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has more than done justice to this familiar tale.

Dickens had a way of ...

'Cinderella' Shimmers at Paper Mill Playhouse

MILLBURN, NJ - The story of Cinderella and her prince seems to have ongoing appeal for all ages. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical glitters and shines with strong voices and sharp choreography by Joann M. Hunter. Director Mark Hoebee has brought a loving, affectionate touch to this production. Artistic Director Mark S.Hoebee brings affectionate insights to this production,

The play leans ...

Man of Steel

Over Thanksgiving my daughter, home from college, wanted to do something with me that would be fun, healthy, and relaxing.

Perfect, I told her, thinking we could watch football, drink lite beer, and maybe fall asleep on the couch.

It turns out her idea of something fun, healthy, and relaxing was to attend a yoga class.

Here is what I know about yoga. Nothing.

Here is what I fear about ...