New Jersey Historical Storytelling Festival

History, hearsay, hysterical — we have it all here! New Jersey and all of us: Perfect together, at last!
Join storytellers from New Jersey Storytelling Network for an afternoon of ’Stately’ themed tales on the grounds of East Jersey Old Town Village.

Stories will feature New Jersey History! If the weather is inclement or the covid-19 dragon rears its ugly head the event will become a Zoom event! Stay tuned as TBD’s are Determined!!!

Sat, June 26
12:30 pm — 3:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 06/26/2021 12:30pm 06/26/2021 3:30pm America/New_York New Jersey Historical Storytelling Festival

History, hearsay, hysterical — we have it all here! New Jersey and all of us: Perfect together, at last!
Join storytellers from New Jersey Storytelling Network for an afternoon of ’Stately’ themed tales on the grounds of East Jersey Old Town Village.

Stories will feature New Jersey History! If the weather is inclement or the covid-19 dragon rears its ugly head the event will ...

1050 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854

East Jersey Old Town Village

1050 River Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854

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Are you preparing to return to work? NJ TRANSIT is ready for you.

NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Obituaries

Rozália Mária Theiss. 81, passed on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at home in ...
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Community Happenings

South Plainfield Elks Donate to SPARC

August 4, 2021

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Members of the South Plainfield Elks join members of the South Plainfield Amateur Radio Club (SPARC) at the National Night Out on August 3.  The Elks donated a canopy that night to SPARC for their operations that include communications and other services during emergencies and other area events.

One Jersey Cash 5 Ticket Wins $488,706 Jackpot in South Plainfield

TRENTON (July 23, 2021) – One lucky ticket matched all five numbers drawn winning the $488,706 Jersey Cash 5 jackpot from the Thursday, July 22, drawing. The winning numbers were: 08, 14, 16, 22, and 36 and the XTRA number was: 02. The retailer will receive a bonus check for $2,000 for the winning ticket sold. That ticket was sold at ...

South Plainfield Elks Donate to SPARC

August 4, 2021

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Members of the South Plainfield Elks join members of the South Plainfield Amateur Radio Club (SPARC) at the National Night Out on August 3.  The Elks donated a canopy that night to SPARC for their operations that include communications and other services during emergencies and other area events.

Buddy Ball Closes Season with Game Against First Responders

SOUTH PLAINFIELD – Buddy Ball was once again in full swing this summer for the first time in over a year. On July 19, the Buddy Ball team versed South Plainfield Police Officers of the Police Benevolent Association (PBA) on the turf field behind the P.A.L. Building. In what has become a tradition for Buddy Ball, the first responders played the team for the last game of the ...

Money, Money, Money...Money!

Are You Seeking Some Solid Financial Advice from a Pro?

Then listen as Jeff speaks with Jill Schlesinger, Certified Financial Planner, host of "Jill on Money," author, and the Emmy-nominated and Gracie Award Winning Business Analyst for CBS News! Jill identifies the three fundamental things you must do first with your money BEFORE investing... and where it makes the most sense to ...

Attention Singles: Great Tips for Finding the Love of Your Life Online or Your Phone

Listen as Jeff speaks with nationally recognized Cyber-dating expert, Julie Spira: author, dating coach, and media personality. Julie discusses such things as how online/mobile app dating has evolved, how COVID has affected online and mobile dating, and where things may be headed in the future in that world. Julie also provides some excellent dating tips!

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Community Conversations: Preventing Skin Cancer

With a particularly hot summer, it’s especially important to protect yourself from melanoma and other skin cancers. On this next Community Conversation, Eric Whitman, MD, surgical oncologist, medical director of Atlantic Health System Cancer Care, and the director of the Atlantic Melanoma Center, discusses how to prevent skin cancer, symptoms you should be aware of and the exclusive ...

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Even though it’s already August, there’s still plenty of time to sign up for our Summer Reading Program. Adults and children can register via our website to earn points and prizes for their reading efforts. It’s never too late to get in on the summer reading fun!

There are lots of children’s programs happening this week, including our weekly storytimes. Our in-person ...

TAPinto Denville Franchisee Joins Senior Team of African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ

DENVILLE, NJ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) announced the addition of Ferlanda Fox Nixon, Esq. -- franchisee, publisher, and editor of TAPinto Denville -- as chief of policy and government affairs. 

AACCNJ is a proactive advocacy group that provides a platform for New Jersey’s African-American business leaders to speak with a ...

5 Minute Intervals Or 30 Minutes At Once: Which Is Better?

Squeezing in time to exercise can be challenging, especially if you juggle a hectic schedule. But staying physically active is one of the most important things you can do for your health as you age.

Given the increasing popularity of 5-minute interval workouts (or High-Intensity Interval Training – HIIT), swapping short bursts of moderately intense and vigorous aerobic exercise followed ...

8 Simple Activities To Enjoy With Your Grandkids

Spending quality time with your grandkids (and kids) adds joy and laughter to any given day. Just basking in a child’s boundless energy and carefree silliness can boost your mood and make you smile. But joining in the fun also keeps you physically and mentally active – and research shows that multigenerational interaction is good for older adults and kids.

 

If you’re ...

Bring the Sunshine Indoors With These 4 Simple Décor Ideas

As summer approaches, everyone is eager to spend more time outside enjoying the sun. It’s also the perfect time to transition your home décor to reflect the added daylight and brightness outside. If you’re ready to bring more of the sunshine inside this season, here are four great ways to easily update your décor for a lighter and brighter feeling.

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How to Incorporate Chalk Paint Into Your Next Project

Chalk paint is all the rage for that cozy richness it gives to furniture, décor, and even walls. The matte finish adds a softness to bold colors and a thickness that covers even the most worn down surfaces.

 

Home decorating moguls love chalk paint, and now you can, too - here’s the lowdown on why, where, and how to use chalk paint for your next DIY decorating ...

Press Releases

Practice Greenhealth awards Atlantic Health System, all of its hospitals, for environmental sustainability

August 4, 2021

Atlantic Health System one of only eight systems recognized nationwide

MORRISTOWN, NJ – AUGUST 4, 2021 – Atlantic Health System and each of its medical centers were recognized by Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care, highlighting the health system’s continued success in making its operations ...

U.S. News & World Report Names Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Among Best in New Jersey and New York Metropolitan Area

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH), a RWJBarnabas Health facility, has been recognized as a Regional Best Hospital for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report.

RWJUH earned a “High Performing” rating in Aortic Valve Repair, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Colon Cancer Surgery, Diabetes, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Kidney Failure and Stroke, in ...