South Orange Farmers Market
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Wed, August 04
2:00 pm — 7:00 pm
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5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079

5 Mead Street
South Orange, NJ 07079

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Why Are Stinging Insects So Aggressive in the Fall?

During the early summer months, hornets and yellow jackets rarely come out and sting people. So why do they become so aggressive during the late summer and fall? The reason has to do with how they spend their time in the summer versus what they’re doing in the fall!

The Life of A Stinging Insect

Most stinging insects are social, meaning they start and build a new colony every year ...

South Orange Elks Rent Party Garden Wrapping Up 10th Season

September 21, 2021

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The South Orange Elks presented the Rent Party Garden with a check for $3,500 this week. 

Lodge Secretary Bob Donnelly said, “It was a pleasure to present Rent Party Pantry a check for this year's Garden expenses, funded by our Elks National Foundation Beacon Grant for this continuing community project. It has been a great partnership for the last 10 ...

Community Conversations: Back to School

Children have headed back into the classroom, so be sure to check out this Community Conversation with pediatrician Walter Rosenfeld, MD, chair of Pediatrics at Goryeb Children's Hospital and medical director of Children's Health for Atlantic Health System, who shares what parents need to know as their kids return to in-person learning, how we’re helping make schools safer and the ...

Start Thinking About Your Retirement Income Plan

If you’re getting close to retirement, you’re probably thinking about the ways your life will soon be changing. And one key transition involves your income — instead of being able to count on a regular paycheck, as you’ve done for decades, you’ll now need to put together an income stream on your own. How can you get started?

It’s helpful that you begin ...

'Year One' Captures Tensions of a Changing Society

UNION, NJ - After two years of closure, Premiere Stages on the campus of Kean University has re-opened with a stirring production of Erik Gernand’s play, “Year One.”

The time is 1933, the place, a city in Germany.  As Germany rebuilds after the devastation of World War I, a close-knit family is caught up in the possibilities of new life under the Weimar Republic. The ...

10 Easy Ways to Celebrate Grandparent’s Day With Loved Ones

Grandparent’s Day is on Sept. 12, and it’s the perfect time to start planning a celebration! Although Mother’s Day and Father’s Day tend to get the most attention, taking time to show appreciation for grandparents is an important way to acknowledge the pivotal role they play in our lives. Here are 10 easy ways to show the grandparents in your life just how much you ...

Easy, Crowd-Pleasing, and Seasonal: 5 Side Dish Recipes for Fall

September brings with it a host of fresh produce: grapes, apples, leeks, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, lettuce, mushrooms, parsnips, and so much more! There are tons of delicious, in-season fruits and veggies ripe for whipping up mouth-watering side dishes. If you’re wondering how you’ll incorporate seasonal produce into your fall meals, here are a few of the best recipes for your ...

How to Ensure Your Furnace Is Ready for Winter’s Cold Nights

The cooler nights of September are the perfect reminder to get your furnace ready for the long winter ahead. Any work on HVAC can be intimidating, and professionals should handle most tasks, but there are steps you can take to keep the heat on this winter.

We’ll look at some ways to prep your furnace for winter and the situations that call for expert help. With some preventive ...

Prep Your Home for Winter With These Easy Fall Tasks

There’s nothing quite like the weather in autumn. With the heat of summer finally breaking, it’s time to start enjoying more time outdoors and keep the windows open. With favorable weather, it’s easy to forget the cold and dark nights of winter looming ahead.

Luckily, there are several steps you can take during the fall to help prepare your home for the harsh conditions of ...

7 Tips for Creating a Lasting Fitness Plan

Now that the bulk of the pandemic is behind us, many are looking for ways to get back in their old fitness routine or start a new one. Whether you’re back at the gym or in your home fitness center, here are seven tips for creating a new routine you’ll actually stick to!

Start Slow

When starting a fitness routine, many people make the mistake of taking on more than they are ...

5 Tasty, Healthy Food and Wine Pairings

Light salad or grilled salmon make for delicious dishes perfect for the warm evenings of summer. Plus, those long summer days leave even more time for designing the ideal dinner. The hardest part may not be collecting the recipes or the cooking—and definitely not the eating—but rather finding the perfect wine to drink along with it!

If you’re looking to wow a partner, family, ...

Movement, Meditation, and Nature: 5 Tips to Alleviate Stress

Stress has a negative impact on our mental and physical health. It can cause various physical ailments like headaches, stomachaches, tight muscles, fatigue, and even high blood pressure. Mentally, stress can make it difficult to concentrate or create memory problems.

But in our busy society run by the pressure of work, family, and the need to do more, how do we alleviate stress?

There are ...

From Terrorist Attacks to Floods, Firefighters Union President Reflects on 20 Years Since 9/11

September 11, 2021

September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.  

I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels for my tour. While driving back the music on the radio was interrupted by a news flash that ...

Auto Thefts Reported in South Orange Police Blotter

September 17, 2021

Package Thefts

On Sept. 15 two victims reported packages stolen from their residence.  At approximately 3:15 pm, an individual entered a Prospect Street apartment building and stole packages in vestibule. At this time, the detective bureau is still waiting for video surveillance from the apartment building management.  The second incident occurred at a South Orange Avenue business ...

SOMA and Essex Officials Welcome Federal Disaster Aid - UPDATED

September 10, 2021

SOUTH ORANGE, MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Essex County is now eligible for disaster relief funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in response to the destruction caused by Tropical Storm Ida during the night of Sept. 1. 

Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, along with state and federal elected leaders, said they worked since before daybreak on Sept. 2, to ...

TAPinto Presents "Back to School" Magic Show Featuring Magic Bob, September 23

September 22, 2021

Don't miss TAPinto's "Back to School" virtual magic show with Magic Bob!  The free event will take place on Thursday, September 23, 2021, at 7 p.m.

The event is sponsored by Atlantic Health's Children's Hospital.


Registration is required to attend.  To ...

St. James Gate Announces the Arrival of Octoberfest

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - It's time for celebrating Oktoberfest. We have German beers in tap, Wurst platters, all kinds of sandwiches, schnitzel and more!

Our Raw Bar is now open every Wednesday from 4 to7 pm.

We still have our Saturday Specials during Notre Dame Games, and you can watch all the Premiere League games here. 

We're open both indoors and outdoors at 167 ...

Maplewood South Orange Book Festival, Sunday, September 26th

The Fifth Annual Maplewood South Orange Book Festival—An All-Children’s Affair

The fifth annual Maplewood—South Orange Book Festival will take place in-person and outdoors this Sunday, September 26th from 11:00AM-4:00PM at the Woodland in Maplewood.

The festival will feature all children’s authors this year, with 45 young adult, middle grade and picture book authors ...