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Thu, January 24, 9:00 AM

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Millburn Municipal Alliance Committee Supports ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/24/2019 9:00am 01/24/2019 5:00pm America/New_York Millburn Municipal Alliance Committee Supports the 2019 National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week.

On January 24th, teens from around the United States will participate in the annual National Drug and Alcohol Chat Day. A panel of experts will be available to answer real questions from real teens about issues that they are concerned about such as questions about the effects of specific drugs or how to help a friend that you suspect may have substance abuse issues. MMAC will be sharing out ...

Millburn, NJ
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Sat, January 26, 10:00 AM

CASA of Morris and Sussex Counties, Morristown

CASA of Morris and Sussex Information Session

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Add to My Calendar 01/26/2019 10:00am 01/26/2019 11:00am America/New_York CASA of Morris and Sussex Information Session

CASA Volunteers are individuals from the community who make the extraordinary commitment to stand up for children who have been abused or neglected. Our volunteers come from all backgrounds and walks of life. Our application process begins with an Information Session. Please sign up on our website at http://www.casamsc.org/make-an...​

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Mark Di Ionno Joins TAPinto as Featured Columnist

February 19, 2019

TAPinto.net CEO and Publisher Michael Shapiro has announced that Mark Di Ionno will be joining TAPinto as a columnist with his first piece published today. Di Ionno, who wrote for the Star Ledger, is a Pulitzer Prize finalist for commentary and author of five acclaimed books including his latest novel, “Gods of Wood and Stone”.

“We’re excited to welcome a writer of ...

GHOST the Musical comes to UCPAC’s Hamilton Stage

UNION COUNTY, NJ - This March, GHOST the Musical will be opening at Union County Performing Arts Center’s Hamilton Stage in Rahway, NJ. GHOST the Musical is a timeless fantasy about the power of love. Longtime couple Sam and Molly are happily in love and living together in Brooklyn. One night, while walking back to their apartment, they are mugged at gunpoint, leaving Sam murdered on a ...

Union County Education Association Hosts 'Read Across America' in Springfield

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Children of all ages are invited to the Union County Education Association ( UCEA) Read Across America event .   Read Across America is a national event to promote reading to every child in every community.   It is celebrated in conjunction with the famous children’s author, Dr. Seuss’ birthday in early March.

The UCEA will hold ...

Springfield Unity Project to Host First Public Meeting on March 7

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - On Thursday, March 7, 2019, The Springfield Unity Project (SUP) will host their first public meeting “What’s SUP?” at The Chisholm Community Center at 7:30 p.m.

The goal of the meeting is to introduce the larger community to SUP, a grassroots organization which hopes to foster a deeper and more meaningful understanding amongst Springfield’s diverse ...

Gov. Murphy: Minimum Wage to Increase to $15 by 2024 (VIDEO)

February 7, 2019

ELIZABETH, NJ – New Jersey residents are on their way to making $15 per hour at work.

Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation on Monday that will gradually raise the states’ minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2024.

“For far too long, too many of our fellow New Jerseyans have been struggling to survive on wages that have not kept up with the cost of living,” Murphy ...

Murphy Administration Committed to Ending the HIV Epidemic

TRENTON, NJ – The Murphy Administration on Tuesday said New Jersey is ahead of federal efforts to halt the spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), having already set a 2025 eradication deadline and implemented several prevention and treatment programs. President Trump is expected to announce a 2030 deadline during his State-of-the-Union address.

Although welcoming any ...

Gov. Murphy: Minimum Wage to Increase to $15 by 2024 (VIDEO)

ELIZABETH, NJ – New Jersey residents are on their way to making $15 per hour at work.

Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation on Monday that will gradually raise the states’ minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2024.

“For far too long, too many of our fellow New Jerseyans have been struggling to survive on wages that have not kept up with the cost of living,” Murphy ...

Local News: Real Stories About Us

For a dozen years I was a news columnist at the state’s largest newspaper and in the decade prior to that, I was its editor in charge of all local news.

I semi-retired from that company in December and wrote a farewell column expressing gratitude for being able to make a living doing something I loved for more than 40 years.

In that continued spirit, here is my inaugural column for ...