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Concert and Fireworks Set for July 4 at Biertuempful Park

June 13, 2021

UNION, NJ - Fireworks will be the main feature at Union's Annual 4th of July Spectacular at Biertuempful Park on Sunday, July 4.

Beginning at 7:30 p.m., The Fabulous Greaseband will entertain attendees with rock music from the 50s through the 90s.  The fireworks begin at dark.  Admission is free.  Residents are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets.  Food ...

Equal Without Exception: Pride Month Flag Raising in Union

UNION, NJ – A Pride Month flag raising, hosted by Union’s Special Improvement District and attended by township officials, residents, and guests, was held Saturday afternoon in front of Town Hall.

Joe Leo, President of Union’s Special Improvement District and owner of ‘Here’s the Story’ bookstore in Union Center, said, “it’s an honor to be here ...

Union Public Library Tip of the Week: Welcome Back!

UNION, NJ - The Staff and Board of Trustees of the Union Public Library are excited to welcome residents back to the library.

 The library is open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  Appointments are no longer necessary. The Library encourages the continued use of their Contactless Curbside pick up for Union Public Library cardholders who do ...

Union Student Graduates from Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School

June 14, 2021

WALTHAM, MA - On June 5th, Stephanie Enweonwu, of Union graduated as part of the Class of 2021 at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall School in Waltham, MA.

Student speakers included Valedictorian Gabriel McCreath and Salutatorian Sidney Dual, each delivering an inspirational speech to their classmates. The commencement address was delivered by activist, author, educator, and former ...

Union Student Named to Hampton University Dean's List

UNION, NJ - Ayonna Chambers of Union has been named to the Dean's List of Hampton University for the past two semesters.

Chambers, who is a Union High School graduate, finished her second year at Hampton with a 3.6 GPA.  Chambers is majoring in broadcast journalism with a minor in leadership studies.  Hampton University is located in Hampton, VA.

 

Hanna Yoselevich Participates in EC Term III Musical

ELMIRA, NY - Hanna Yoselevich, of Union, recently participated in the Elmira College Term III musical, "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown."

Charles Schulz's beloved comic strip comes to life in this joyful, classic Broadway musical. It's an "average day in the life" of the Peanuts gang, from bright uncertain mornings to hopeful starlit evenings. Blockhead Charlie ...

City Looking to Euthanize Dogs Involved with Three-Year-Old Boy’s Death

June 14, 2021

ELIZABETH, NJ - The City of Elizabeth has announced on Friday that they will be taking steps to euthanize the two dogs that attacked a three year old boy after he fell out of a window. 

On June 9, the child, whose name has not been disclosed, fell from a rear window of his family’s home and landed in the backyard. The two dogs, who were in the backyard at the time of the incident, ...

Union County: Three Year Old Child Dies After Falling Out a Window, Mauled by Dogs

ELIZABETH, NJ — A three-year-old boy fell from a window of his home and was mauled to death by the family’s dogs on Wednesday night, Acting Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo, Elizabeth Police Chief Giacomo Sacca and Police Director Earl Graves jointly announced.

According to a press release from the Union County Prosecutor’s Office, the child fell 15 feet from a rear window of ...

Columbia H.S. Student Dies in Underhill Field Shooting in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A Columbia High School student has died following a shooting on Sunday night at Underhill Field, the South Orange-Maplewood School District has announced. Another student was wounded, according to an email sent to the district by Superintendent Dr. Ronald Taylor.

Names of the students involved have not been released.

"This inconceivable calamity is undoubtedly a ...

Vigil Held for Elizabeth Woman Whose Body Was Discovered Dead in Hoboken

HOBOKEN, NJ — An Elizabeth woman was found dead the morning of May 30 in a Hoboken municipal parking garage. 

According to a press release from the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, Hoboken police responded to a call about an unconscious woman located at 47 Second Street. The 34-year-old female, later identified as Jazzlynn Teron, was pronounced deceased at 6:30 ...

Union Reads: A Free Event for K-5 Graders

June 10, 2021

UNION, NJ – “Union Reads,” a free family friendly event, hosted by the Union Township Education Association, will be held at the Union High School practice field on Friday, June 18.

Storytelling, arts and crafts, and snacks will be available to Union township students kindergarten to fifth grade.  Each student will receive a tote bag with a hard covered book. Union High ...

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Hi, I'm Mika! To be completely honest I am kind of all over the place when it comes to hobbies. I am a part of the Tennis team, I enjoy photography, drawing and painting, listening to music, and upcycling clothes, among other things. I grew up knowing I wanted to be somewhere in the medical field and recently determined I want to specialize as a cardiothoracic surgeon, but that may change ...

Community Conversations: Living with Scoliosis

Does your child have scoliosis? Do you know what the signs are? Find out on the next Community Conversation where Jason Lowenstein, MD, medical director of Atlantic Health System’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, shares how it’s diagnosed and explains why early identification is key to treating spinal deformity.

 

CLEAR and Atlantic Health System Partner to Empower Patients With Digital Proof of Vaccination

Atlantic Health Patients Now Able to Link Vaccination to CLEAR’s Health Pass

CLEAR and Atlantic Health System have partnered to empower patients with the ability to access and share their proof of COVID-19 vaccination through CLEAR’s digital vaccine card and Health Pass. Using the free CLEAR app, vaccinated patients now have the option to create a digital version of their paper ...

How To Increase Customer Engagement

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The main goal of any advertising campaign is to engage with customers as effectively and often as possible. You want them to see your business and remember the name while creating a positive relationship with them.  Creating an engagement marketing strategy is how your business can stay at the forefront of your audience’s mind and generate business from them ...

TAPinto's Featured Marketing Partner: Edison Heating and Cooling

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Local communities are TAPinto’s specialty, and when it comes to marketing your business to these small areas, few places are better to partner with.

That’s why Mike Iarrapino, CEO of Edison Heating and Cooling, chose to market with TAPinto and continues to do so nearly seven years later.

“I decided to partner with TAPinto because they reached Edison ...

Celebrate Dad with These 4 Fun Ideas

With Father’s Day fast approaching and the possibility of gatherings and parties becoming more likely in many areas, the time is perfect for a celebration that highlights Dad’s favorites and creates a lasting memory for family and friends. If you’re eager to plan something special, here are four ways to celebrate Dad that your guests won’t soon forget!

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Shop Your Home for Living Room Décor Updates

Planning to host an event includes prepping your spaces - cleaning, decorating, designing - if it’s not in the cards to overhaul your living room décor this year, you don’t have to give up on a new look entirely. Shop your home for items that need a new life in your living room; sometimes, a change of location is all that you need to highlight beloved treasures by pulling them ...

Sprinkler System on the Fritz? Tips and Tricks for What to Fix and When to Call

Outdoor sprinkler system on the fritz with summer around the corner? Here are seven tips and tricks for fixing it yourself and when to call the pros.

Assess and Adjust Sprinkler Heads
The first clue to any sprinkler system problem is usually a sprinkler head that’s not performing optimally. Maybe it won’t raise or lower, it’s spraying unevenly, or it’s not spraying the ...

Upgrade Your Patio for Under $100

As the weather warms up and we all head outside, you may be envisioning an updated patio space to gather with your friends and family. While some outdoor items can be pricey, many simple updates are budget-friendly while making a big impact. If you’re ready to transform your outdoor space without spending a fortune, here are five of the best ways to get started.

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Fresh Air and Fitness: 4 Outdoor Workouts for Every Level

Fresh air and fitness – a great combination for any wellness routine! As the weather warms up, consider adding some outdoor workouts to your regular exercise regimen. New surroundings can often make the same moves feel more challenging and exciting, so heading out to your backyard is an easy way to refresh any routine that’s starting to feel repetitive. Here are four great outdoor ...

Spa Day at Home: How to Choose the Best Face Mask for Your Skin

More than ever, home skincare routines are the best way to take advantage of spa-quality products to give you clear, glowing, refreshed skin. Face masks are a great addition to any skincare routine, and regular use (2-3 times per week), can make a noticeable impact on your skin’s health. For everything you need to know when choosing a face mask, read on!

Tubes and Creams Vs. Single-Use ...

Fire Union President: COVID Couldn't Stop Us From Doing Our Job

June 6, 2021

New Jersey is opening back up and the firefighters, EMTs, and dispatchers of the NJFMBA could not be happier. While protecting our communities is our job, building the community is our passion, and that has been difficult over the past 15 months.

Like everyone, we were struck by the uncertainty that COVID-19 brought to the municipalities we serve. This was an uncertainty that extended across ...

Murphy Announces Plans to Close Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women Amid Investigation of Use of Excessive Force

June 8, 2021

CLINTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday his plan to close the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women, the state's only women's correctional facility, following an investigation into a violent attack on prisoners in January.

Murphy's administration released an investigative report Monday that was prepared by former state comptroller Matt Boxer and law firm Lowenstein ...

Restaurants Offer Entertainment, Outdoor Spaces to Bring Back Diners

June 14, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Indoor dining is back at full capacity in restaurants around the Garden State. But while some diners have been eager to get back inside, many have gotten out of the habit, and some still eye gathering maskless indoors with trepidation.

To woo diners back, some restaurants are turning to enhanced outdoor spaces, live entertainment and good old-fashioned fun.

Khris Raina, ...

New Jersey Date Night: A Revolutionary Trip to Bordentown

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Making a day of a date is a great way to create memories with your love, but when you choose to spend that time in Bordentown, it’s guaranteed to go down in relationship history. New Jersey has many historical towns and Bordentown, settled in 1682, is a true standout. Here you can visit the Clara ...

Passaic Valley High School Celebrates 80 Years of Excellence with Mayors Panel

June 9, 2021

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Executive Producer of East Main Media and TAPintoTV, Brian Brodeur, hosted a panel discussion to celebrate Passaic Valley Regional High School’s 80 Years of Excellence.

The panel was moderated by Alexandra Paese, Passaic Valley Class of 2021, and consisted of Totowa Mayor, John Coiro, Passaic Valley Class of 1977, Little Falls Mayor James Damiano, Passaic Valley Class ...