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NJ Residents Take Action Against White Supremacist Fliers Found Around Bridgewater, Bedminster, Other Local Areas
By AUDREY BLUMBERGJuly 17, 2018
BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Residents of Bridgewater, Somerville, Morristown and surrounding communities are mobilizing for action after they found posters around town promoting Identity Evropa, which the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has labeled a white supremacist group.
According to Bridgewater resident Stacey Friedlander, a member of the “Not In Our Town – Bridgewater/Raritan” ...
By MOLLY GLICKJuly 17, 2018
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Just as stricter recycling rules hit Maplewood and South Orange, the entire state could face a new tax on paper and plastic bags. A new bill passed in New Jersey Senate this June may have you opting for reusable bags at the supermarket and drug store.
Bill A3267 would impose a 5-cent fee on single-use bags in chains or any store with retail space exceeding 2,000 square ...
Former Columbia H.S. Assistant Principal Discusses New Role as Principal of Bridgewater-Raritan H.S.
By AUDREY BLUMBERGJuly 17, 2018
BRIDGEWATER, NJ - He went a circuitous route to education, including stops in the National Guard and a sales career, but for newly hired Bridgewater-Raritan High School principal Charles Ezell, working in a school is where he belongs.
Ezell joined the district as of July 1, following the retirement of current principal Mark Morrell.
A graduate of Watchung Hills Regional High ...
By KATHY CRYANJuly 17, 2018
NEWARK, NJ – Union police were involved in an early morning vehicle pursuit that ended in a crash and serious injuries to two juveniles in Irvington on Monday.
According to Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino, the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office is in the early stages of investigating the police pursuit that has resulted in two juveniles sustaining serious ...
By ANNA SANDLERJuly 16, 2018
SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Monday night's South Orange Maplewood School District (SOMSD) Board of Education meeting drew an overflow crowd, with the district meeting room filled to capacity with additional people filling the hall outside.
Prior to the meeting, about 30 people rallied outside the SOMSD administration building starting at 6 p.m., many wearing red and holding signs with ...
By TAPINTO SOMA STAFFJuly 16, 2018
MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Free "Movies in the Park" are planned for Wednesday, July 18, and Thursday, August 23, a program hosted by the Maplewood Police Department in conjunction with the Maplewood Recreation Department, the Maplewood Office of Cultural Affairs, SOMA Film Festival and SOMA Municipal Alliance.
The movie on July 18 will be The Incredibles, shown in Dehart Park, ...
By TAPINTO STAFFJuly 16, 2018
NEW YORK, NY, - The National Weather Service issued a 'Heat Advisory' this morning for Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Union and Hudson Counties in New Jersey. The heat advisory will remain in effect from noon Monday July 16, until 6 p.m. Tuesday July 17.
Extreme heat can cause illness and death among at- risk population who cannot stay cool. The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during ...