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Mon, November 2, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Planning Board Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 11/02/2020 7:30pm 11/02/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Planning Board Meeting

To join the meeting please click the link to the right. You must register prior to the event by clicking the link to the right and filling out the information. Event number (access code): 173 473 4866 Attendee Password: monday. To Join by phone dial 1-408-418-9388 Event number (access code): 173 473 4866. To Submit your question to the Planning Board, please email PBquestion@southorange.org. ...

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Mon, November 2, 7:30 PM

South Orange

Planning Board Meeting

Government

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5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Mon, November 2, 8:00 PM

Maplewood

Zoning Board of Adjustment

Government

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574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Tue, November 3, 6:00 AM

South Orange

ELECTION DAY - General Election

Government

Add to My Calendar 11/03/2020 6:00am 11/03/2020 8:00pm America/New_York ELECTION DAY - General Election

South Orange Village will have four locations open on Election Day- 6AM-8PM - South Orange Middle School (Gym) - 70 N Ridgewood Rd., South Orange, NJ 07079 -Seton Hall University (Walsh Library)- 400 South Orange Ave., South Orange, NJ 07079 -Marshall School (Gym)- 262 Grove Rd., South Orange, NJ 07079 -First Presbyterian & Trinity Church- 111 Irvington Ave., South Orange, NJ 07079 ...

5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Wed, November 4, 8:00 AM

Maplewood

CEED Meeting

Government

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574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Wed, November 4, 7:30 PM

Maplewood

Township Committee Meeting

Government

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574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Wed, November 4, 7:30 PM

Maplewood

Board of Health

Government

Add to My Calendar 11/04/2020 7:30pm America/New_York Board of Health

https://www.twp.maplewood.nj.us/home/events/44284

574 Valley St. Maplewood, NJ 07040
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Thu, November 5, 8:00 AM

South Orange

Recreation, Arts, & Cultural Affairs Committee ...

Government

Add to My Calendar 11/05/2020 8:00am 11/05/2020 10:00am America/New_York Recreation, Arts, & Cultural Affairs Committee Meeting

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5 Mead Street South Orange, NJ 07079
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Thu, November 5, 12:00 PM

South Orange

Recreation, Arts, & Cultural Affairs Committee ...

Government

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Cooking More? How to Avoid Common Kitchen Accidents

December 5, 2020

NEW JERSEY — As people stay home to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, cooking has become a more popular pastime. But more time in the kitchen can sometimes lead to its own health risks: Cuts, burns and other accidents leading to injury.

With the holiday season underway, cooking fires are also expected to rise: Thanksgiving and Christmas days see a 250 and 59 percent increase in ...

Community Conversations: How To Win By Quitting Smoking

On the latest Community Conversation from Atlantic Health System, Dr. Stanley Fiel, Regional Chairman of Medicine, Atlantic Health System, explains why this year’s smoking cessation efforts are more important than ever.

 

Community Conversations: Healthy Holiday Decisions

The seasons of gratitude and giving can also come with some real dietary challenges. On this Community Conversation, Dr. Elkin Nunez, director of endocrinology at Atlantic Health System's Morristown Medical Center, will share some important tips to help those with diabetes make healthy holiday decisions.

 

Still Much to Be Thankful for This Thanksgiving, Despite Coronavirus

November 26, 2020

Thanksgiving is a special day of the year when we pause to give thanks for the blessings that we have. This year, the holiday has to be different - it will be smaller and more somber, virtual and outdoors or indoors with few people and the windows open.

That’s how we can safely, still show appreciation and give thanks.

As we celebrate this day, I would like to take a moment to ...

Maplewood Policer Blotter, Oct. 29 to Nov. 15

November 21, 2020

October 29, 2020; Damage to Home; At approximately 10:45 a.m., officers responded to a home on Field Rd. on a report of a possible bullet hole in the house. Officers spoke with the resident who located a bullet fragment on her bathroom floor and an entry hole from the bullet. It is believed that the round entered the home sometime during the early morning hours and it is not believed ...

SOMA Weekly News Round-Up, Nov. 28 to Dec. 5

December 5, 2020

Sadly, Kings announced it was closing its Maplewood Avenue location permanently.

The Maplewood Community Board on Police gave its use of force review for 2020.

Vandals struck in Maplewood at Maplecrest Park and in the Village.

A day later, climbing the outside of the building, vandals hang a banner at Maplewood Middle School.

A Protest at Jasey's Maplewood ...

Maplewood Community Board on Police Discusses Uses of Force in 2020

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The discussion at this week's Maplewood Community Board on Police meeting looked at how this year's data and initial goals will inform next year’s objectives.

Deputy Chief of Police Albert Sally and Erin Scherzer, chair of the Community Board on Police, shared the final 2020 report on the incidents where Maplewood police officers used force. There have ...

Protestors at Jasey's Office Were Not 'Pro-Life'

December 3, 2020

Dear Editor:

I read with great interest the wonderfully informative story about the protest at Assemblywoman Jasey's office: https://www.tapinto.net/towns/soma/articles/pro-lifers-protest-in-front-of-assemblywoman-mila-jasey-s-maplewood-office

First of all, thank you for covering the story. I had not known about the Senate Bill 3030. It was good to hear about what's happening ...

#MuralsforJustice Initiative Unveils New Works in Newark

December 5, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — The social justice public art initiative that painted the words “All Black Lives Matter” in the streets of Newark this summer has added two more murals to its collection, the city announced Thursday. 

The project, which leverages a partnership with the city to fund public art by local artists and activists, made waves in June when it shut down parts of ...

Next Essex County Emergency Food Distribution Dec. 10 in Cedar Grove

ESSEX COUNTY EXECUTIVE DIVINCENZO AND THE BOARD OF FREEHOLDERS
TO PRESENT EMERGENCY FOOD DISTRIBUTION EVENT TO HELP THOSE IMPACTED BY CORONAVIRUS
Event is Thursday, December 10th at the Essex County Department of Public Works in Cedar Grove

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders will present its next ...

Young NYC Republican Gathering Leads to Closure of Jersey City Restaurant

December 5, 2020

JERSEY CITY, NJ -Jersey City’s Maritime Parc restaurant has been ordered closed due to alleged violations of the city’s COVID-19 protocols that came to light via a social media post.

This was the result of an apparent violation of indoor mask wearing as required by Gov. Phil Murphy’s Executive orders.

The action by the city came after a Twitter user identified as Joel ...

Murphy Orders Flags at Half Staff in NJ Thursday for Air Force Cpt. Kelliann Leli

TRENTION, NJ — NJ Gov. Phil Murphy ordered all U.S. and New Jersey flags to fly at half-staff on Thursday, December 3, 2020 in honor of US Air Force Captain Kelliann Leli of Parlin.

Leili passed away in a non-combat related vehicle incident while on active duty at Al Dhafra Air Base.

Rest in Peace.

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Protest at Jasey's Maplewood ...

National Tax Security Awareness Week, Day 3: Security Summit offers new protections against identity theft

December 5, 2020

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies and the tax industry urged businesses to be on guard as thieves try to use their stolen names and data to file fraudulent tax returns.

The partners, operating cooperatively as the Security Summit to fight identity theft, during National Tax Security Awareness Week with a warning to businesses to enact the strongest measures ...

National Tax Security Awareness Week opens with warnings to all taxpayers and tax professionals as holidays, 2021 tax season approach

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service and the Security Summit partners today issued warnings to all taxpayers and tax professionals to beware of scams and identity theft schemes by criminals taking advantage of the combination of holiday shopping, the approaching tax season and coronavirus concerns.

The IRS, state tax agencies and the tax industry opened the National Tax Security ...

Be Your Own Boss: Start a TAPinto Franchise Today (WEBINAR)

Do you want to be your own boss?  Do you want to create financial independence while leaving a lasting legacy?  Are you a community leader?  

If so, owning a TAPinto local news site may be a good fit for you.  It's an affordable business opportunity with a low entry cost and high ROI.

Join us for an informational webinar about this exciting business ...