CANCELLED-Historic Preservation Commission Meeting
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Thu, March 19
7:30 pm — 9:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 03/19/2020 7:30pm 03/19/2020 9:00pm America/New_York CANCELLED-Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079

5 Mead Street
South Orange, NJ 07079

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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 ...

10 Perks to Offer Healthcare Teams During COVID-19 Crisis...

March 21, 2020

It shouldn’t take a healthcare crisis to find ways for health care leaders to show front line healthcare team members how important they are and how much you care, but it is an especially important time to be extra considerate and thoughtful. Be prepared to go above and beyond for your employees so they go above and beyond for the patients in your care.

Below are 10 immediate perks you ...

South Orange Police Blotter, March 25-29

March 31, 2020

Burglary to Auto — An Arnold Terrace resident reported someone gained entry into their vehicle, while it was parked in their driveway, during the overnight hours on March 25th thru March 26th.  The only item taken was a car charger.  

Shoplifting — On March 26, 2020 at approximately 7:30 p.m. an employee observed a customer conceal two bottles of vodka ...

South Orange Policer Blotter, March 2-17

On March 2, 2020 detectives responded to a report of several offices that were entered and ransacked in Jubilee Hall and the Rec Center at Seton Hall University. After reviewing surveillance video from those two locations a suspect was developed. Taken from one of the offices was a wallet which contained several credit cards and one of the credit cards was used at Best Buy in Union. Video ...

Maplewood's Township Clerk Speaks about Springfield First Aid Squad and COVID-19's Impact on its Work

March 31, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — With more cases of COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus, popping up at the local, county, state and nationwide levels, the lives and plans of multiple township residents, business and organizations has changed drastically.

The Springfield First Aid Squad (SFAS) is no different. TAPinto Springfield spoke with President Elizabeth Fritzen and EMS Chief Apu ...

Small Business Conference Calls Tuesday and Wednesday

MAPLEWOOOD/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Two conference calls have been arranged to discuss state and federal assistance for small businesses.

A Tuesday, March 31 call at 10:30 a.m. is sponsored by Maplewood Township, Maplewood Village Alliance, Springfield Avenue Partnership and the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce. Participants may call in to 515-604-9930 and use access code 340286.

On Wednesday, ...

Essex County Sheriff Tests Positive for Coronavirus

March 31, 2020

EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ — Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura, the first in the state to suspend foreclosures and evictions during this pandemic, has tested positive for COVID-19. 

After noticing he was running a slight fever, he opted to get tested at the Essex County drive through site in his command; the Sheriff is also the county’s emergency ...

Newark's Blooming Cherry Blossom Trees Plant Hope in Midst of Coronavirus Crisis

NEWARK, NJ — Newark's favorite rite of spring is when the 5,000 cherry blossom trees in Branch Brook Park explode in a flowery flash of pink, white, red, and purple bringing beauty to the eye of thousands of beholders.

Although nature has plagued the spring of 2020 with the coronavirus pandemic, the power of the flowers is still drawing people to the park despite the official ...

Impact of COVID-19 on NJ Non-Profits Is Severe and Likely to Worsen

March 30, 2020

Mercerville, NJ — New Jersey’s non-profit community is suffering already significant negative effects as a result of the novel coronavirus outbreak, according to a new survey report released by the Center for Non-Profits.

From March 13 to 17, 2020, the Center, in partnership with the Council of New Jersey Grantmakers, conducted a survey to gauge the ...

Breaking News: Fire at Fantasy Island Amusement Park

BEACH HAVEN, NJ  — A large fire has been reported at the Fantasy Island Amusement Park in Beach Haven.  

Reports from a source is that the fire took place in the ice cream shop and the fire is now under control  (9:40 p.m.)

TAPinto will keep the public updated. 

Local Diaper Bank Needs Help to Continue Meeting Essential Baby Needs of Community

March 31, 2020

Much like toilet paper and hand sanitizer, diapers and other basic baby essentials are hard to find during the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Moms Helping Moms Foundation (MHM), a baby supply and diaper bank located in Plainfield, is doing its best to keep up with its regular distribution as well as meet emergency need requests from its existing network of partners including schools, food banks, ...

Economic impact payments: What you need to know

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typically do not file returns will need to submit a simple tax return to receive the stimulus payment.

Who is eligible for ...