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Suspect in Custody After Assault at Oscar's Deli in Millburn

January 20, 2019

MILLBURN, NJ - According to the Millburn Police department, an assault occured at Oscar's Deli in downtown Millburn on Thursday.

Lt. Blazinski of the Millburn Police Department confirmed to TAPinto Millburn Thhursday afternoon that the specific incident happened and that it took place at the afformentiontioned location. However, no other details could be shared, as they ...

Perdue Chicken Nuggets Recalled

QUINCY, MA – Stop & Shop has announced a recall by Perdue Foods, LLC of approximately 68,244 pounds of ready to eat chicken nugget products.  The action comes after three people filed complaints of finding wood in the food according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

The nuggets were produced on October 25, 2018: 22 oz plastic bag packages of frozen ...

Snow Storm Headed to SOMA this Weekend: Latest Updates and Information

January 18, 2019

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The National Weather Service (NWS) has upgraded the Winter Storm Watch for this weekend to a Winter Storm Warning, which is in effect from noon on Saturday to 6 p.m on Sunday.

The 6 p.m. update from the NWS on Friday predicted "total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch expected," which is an ...

Four Promotions and Two New Hires at the South Orange Fire Department

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Four members of the South Orange Fire Department were promoted and two new firefighters were sworn-in by South Orange Village President Sheena Collum, at Monday night's meeting of the South Orange Board of Trustees.

Giovanni Grasso and Michael Pascuite were both promoted from firefighter to fire captain, and Michael Commins and John Denvir were promoted from fire ...

Girls Basketball: Newark Academy Tops Columbia, 56-48

January 17, 2019

MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- Newark Academy overcame a three-point halftime deficit for a 56-48 girls basketball victory over Columbia on Thursday.

Ashley Phillip scored 16 points to lead Columbia (4-8), which led, 27-24, at halftime. Maia Little finished with 15 points for the Cougars.

Sam Keller paced Newark Academy in the first half, scoring 14 of her 20 points, Ivy Bethea complimented the scoring ...

Boys Basketball: Columbia Tops Bloomfield, 53-48

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- In a game that was close throughout, the Columbia boys basketball team made the big plays down the stretch and came away with a 53-48 victory over Bloomfield on the road Tuesday night.

Senio guard Dylan Jones scored 16 points, grabbed five rebounds and handed out three assists for Columbia (6-3), which led, 25-21, at the half after a 17-12 showing in the second ...

Perdue Chicken Nuggets Recalled

January 19, 2019

QUINCY, MA – Stop & Shop has announced a recall by Perdue Foods, LLC of approximately 68,244 pounds of ready to eat chicken nugget products.  The action comes after three people filed complaints of finding wood in the food according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

The nuggets were produced on October 25, 2018: 22 oz plastic bag packages of frozen ...

Tips for Driving in Snow and Ice

NEW JERSEY - Winter storms, bad weather and sloppy road conditions are a factor in nearly half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. In fact, about 46 percent of all crashes involving bad weather take place in the winter.

AAA analyzed bad weather and crashes over a five-year period. The study found that the highest ...

Delayed Opening for South Orange and Maplewood Schools Friday, Jan. 18

January 18, 2019

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - All South Orange Maplewood School District schools will have a delayed opening on Friday, Jan. 18, according to an email from the school district early Friday morning.

For delayed opening, Montrose, elementary and middle schools start two hours later than their usually scheduled start times (see schedule below).

Columbia High School students should ...

Three SOMA Arts Organizations and Downtown South Orange Nominated for Discover Jersey Arts People's Choice Awards

BURLINGTON, NJ – Three SOMA arts organizations have been nominated for Discover Jersey Arts People's Choice Awards, and South Orange also has a nomination in the category "Favorite Downtown Arts District."

In addition to South Orange's nomination for Downtown Arts District, the other nominees are:

SOMA Film Festival for Favorite Film Festival
South Orange ...

Classic Maplewood Concert for Young People: Sunday, Jan. 20 at The Woodland

January 19, 2019

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs will present a “Young People’s” classical music concert on Sunday, Jan. 20, according to a press release from Andrew Fishman of the Maplewood Office of Cultural Affairs.

The concert will be performed by the Maplewood Camerata, a 15-member ensemble of local musicians, and will includes two ...

Three SOMA Arts Organizations and Downtown South Orange Nominated for Discover Jersey Arts People's Choice Awards

BURLINGTON, NJ – Three SOMA arts organizations have been nominated for Discover Jersey Arts People's Choice Awards, and South Orange also has a nomination in the category "Favorite Downtown Arts District."

In addition to South Orange's nomination for Downtown Arts District, the other nominees are:

SOMA Film Festival for Favorite Film Festival
South Orange ...

Perdue Chicken Nuggets Recalled

January 19, 2019

QUINCY, MA – Stop & Shop has announced a recall by Perdue Foods, LLC of approximately 68,244 pounds of ready to eat chicken nugget products.  The action comes after three people filed complaints of finding wood in the food according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

The nuggets were produced on October 25, 2018: 22 oz plastic bag packages of frozen ...

Noodlefan Restaurant in South Orange Has Closed Permanently

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The South Orange location of the Thai and Asian cuisine restaurant Noodlefan has closed permanently, according to an update from Bob Zuckerman of the South Orange Village Center Alliance.

Noodlefan South Orange had been perviously closed in the summer of 2018, but had re-opened in the fall.

Noodlefan, which opened at 14 Academy St. in South Orange in ...

Livingston CPA Discusses Rush to Divorce Following Change in Tax Law

January 6, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, a member of the Livingston-based accounting firm Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, was recently featured on “CBS News” during a segment about the recent change in the alimony tax law.

Under the new federal law as of Jan. 1, alimony is no longer tax-deductible and the tax burden shifts ...

Noodlefan Restaurant in South Orange Has Closed Permanently

January 14, 2019

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The South Orange location of the Thai and Asian cuisine restaurant Noodlefan has closed permanently, according to an update from Bob Zuckerman of the South Orange Village Center Alliance.

Noodlefan South Orange had been perviously closed in the summer of 2018, but had re-opened in the fall.

Noodlefan, which opened at 14 Academy St. in South Orange in ...

Snow Storm Headed to SOMA this Weekend: Latest Updates and Information

January 18, 2019

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The National Weather Service (NWS) has upgraded the Winter Storm Watch for this weekend to a Winter Storm Warning, which is in effect from noon on Saturday to 6 p.m on Sunday.

The 6 p.m. update from the NWS on Friday predicted "total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch expected," which is an ...

Seton Hall Employee Donates Kidney to First Responder in Need

January 8, 2019

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After hearing through NJ 101.5 evening radio host Steve Trevelise that his “oldest and dearest friend” Robbo Pisani, a fire captain with the North Hudson Fire Department, was struggling with kidney failure, West Orange resident Melissa Kohlman was so moved that she volunteered her own kidney for a living transplant.

In the weeks following the ...

South Orange: Christmas Tree Collection Through Feb. 22

January 10, 2019

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The South Orange Department of Public Works will "circle the Township" to pick up Christmas trees from Jan. 7 to Feb. 22, according to an update on the South Orange website.

In order to be eligible for collection, trees must be free of ornaments, lighting, and stands. The Department of Public Works also advised residents to be sure to remove trees from plastic ...

South Orange: Christmas Tree Collection Through Feb. 22

January 10, 2019

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The South Orange Department of Public Works will "circle the Township" to pick up Christmas trees from Jan. 7 to Feb. 22, according to an update on the South Orange website.

In order to be eligible for collection, trees must be free of ornaments, lighting, and stands. The Department of Public Works also advised residents to be sure to remove trees from plastic ...

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Family-Friendly Chocolate Festival Coming to New Jersey Jan. 27

January 19, 2019

Attention chocoholics: The Chocolate Expo is coming to the Garden State Plaza in Paramaus, NJ, on Sunday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

Now in its 11th year, organizers claim that it’s America’s largest chocolate festival.

Local, regional and international vendors at the expo will offer tastings and sales of gourmet chocolates, baked goods, ...

Maplewood Police Blotter: Armed Robbery Reported at 7-Eleven

January 18, 2019

January 7, 2019; Armed Robbery; At approximately 1:30 AM, two males wearing mask entered the 7-Eleven on Springfield Ave.  One of the males took out a handgun and demanded that the clerk open the registers.  The two males then took the cash from the registers and fled the store.  The clerk was not injured.

January 7, 2019; Stolen Vehicle; At approximately ...

Millburn Police Blotter: Motor Vehicle Theft Reported at The Short Hills Mall

On January 8, 2019 Millburn Police Officer Lanni responded to a Myrtle Ave residence on a theft report. The resident reports the theft of a package valued at $150.00 containing a jacket. The incident is under investigation by the Millburn Police Detective Bureau.

On January 8, 2019 Millburn Police Officer O’Neill responded to Bloomingdales on a fraud report. Bloomingdales personnel ...

Classic Maplewood Concert for Young People: Sunday, Jan. 20 at The Woodland

January 19, 2019

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs will present a “Young People’s” classical music concert on Sunday, Jan. 20, according to a press release from Andrew Fishman of the Maplewood Office of Cultural Affairs.

The concert will be performed by the Maplewood Camerata, a 15-member ensemble of local musicians, and will includes two ...

Snow Storm Headed to SOMA this Weekend: Latest Updates and Information

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The National Weather Service (NWS) has upgraded the Winter Storm Watch for this weekend to a Winter Storm Warning, which is in effect from noon on Saturday to 6 p.m on Sunday.

The 6 p.m. update from the NWS on Friday predicted "total snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch expected," which is an ...

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Sun, January 20, 3:00 PM

Congregation Beth Hatikvah, Summit

Cafe Q

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Fri, January 25, 6:00 PM

Walsh Gallery at Seton Hall University, South Orange

Strange Attractors, Art Exhibition Opening ...

Arts & Entertainment

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Sat, January 26, 10:00 AM

Maplewood Memorial Library, Maplewood

Bag-of-Books Sale - Friends of Maplewood Library

Education Giving Back

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Sat, January 26, 11:00 AM

NJPAC Center for Arts Education, Newark

Open House! Saturday & Summer Programs at NJPAC

Arts & Entertainment Education

Suspect in Custody After Assault at Oscar's Deli in Millburn

January 20, 2019

MILLBURN, NJ - According to the Millburn Police department, an assault occured at Oscar's Deli in downtown Millburn on Thursday.

Lt. Blazinski of the Millburn Police Department confirmed to TAPinto Millburn Thhursday afternoon that the specific incident happened and that it took place at the afformentiontioned location. However, no other details could be shared, as they ...

Essex County Asks Residents Not to Park on County Roads During Snow Event

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ  – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura are asking that residents do not park on county roads from Saturday, Jan. 19, to Sunday, Jan. 20. Keeping the roads open will make it easier to remove snow and enable public works crews to plow from curb to curb.

Weather forecasts indicate a significant snowstorm ...

Tips for Driving in Snow and Ice

January 19, 2019

NEW JERSEY - Winter storms, bad weather and sloppy road conditions are a factor in nearly half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. In fact, about 46 percent of all crashes involving bad weather take place in the winter.

AAA analyzed bad weather and crashes over a five-year period. The study found that the highest ...

TAPinto Cold Weather Safety Tips for Your Pets

UNION, NJ - You're probably already aware of the risks posed by warm weather and leaving pets in hot cars, but did you know that cold weather also poses serious threats to your pet’s health?

The Westfield Veterinary Group has some tips to keep your pet safe during the cold New Jersey winter.

Limit the time outdoors since ears and toes are prone to frostbite.
Check paws ...

Emeritus Atlantic Health System Board Member Named Trustee of the Year

January 19, 2019

Robert E. Mulcahy III wins NJHA Healthcare Leader AwardRobert E. Mulcahy III wins NJHA Healthcare Leader Award

Atlantic Health System is proud to announce that Robert E. Mulcahy III was named 2019 Health System Trustee of the Year by the New Jersey Hospital Association. The Trustee of the Year honor, one of the Healthcare Leader Awards bestowed annually by NJHA, recognizes outstanding ...

Update from the South Orange Office of Emergency Management: January 19 Winter Storm

The Township of South Orange Village Office of Emergency Management is monitoring the impending Winter Storm.

Please check the website for updated information throughout the storm.

Weather:

PRECIPITATION DEVELOPING AS: SNOW ON (DAY): SATURDAY AT APPROXIMATELY: 4-6PM

PRECIPITATION CHANGING TO: RAIN BETWEEN: 10PM-MIDNIGHT ON: SATURDAY NIGHT THEN CHANGING TO: SNOW BETWEEN: ...

Winter Storm Watch in Effect: January 19th through January 20th

The Township of Maplewood is preparing for Saturday’s predicted winter storm and would like to inform residents on how they can prepare and direct them to important services that will be available to them.

The Township’s warming station is located at the DeHart Community Center, 120 Burnett Ave for anyone without access to heat when temperatures drop.  A separate notification ...