Virtual Legacy Planning Seminar

Are you stuck in the sandwich generation, feeling lost? Our FREE Twilight Done Right webinar will show you the path to caring for your aging parents. Join our panel of experts in Estate Planning, Senior Living Options, Hospice Care and Advance Funeral & Memorial Planning who will help guide you and your parents in making the right decisions to ensure a lasting legacy. Grab your parents and join us on September 30th at 7:00pm on Zoom. To register online, click here or call (844) 733-6532. Free live raffle drawing of two, $50 Amazon e-gift cards
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Wed, September 30
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Are you stuck in the sandwich generation, feeling lost? Our FREE Twilight Done Right webinar will show you the path to caring for your aging parents. Join our panel of experts in Estate Planning, Senior Living Options, Hospice Care and Advance Funeral & Memorial Planning who will help guide you and your parents in making the right decisions to ensure a lasting legacy. Grab your parents and ...

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Wildlife Wednesdays Programs For 2020

The Board of Chosen Freeholders is reminding residents that the popular, free “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will conclude its 2020 programming over the next 2 Wednesdays.

October 21st’s program “Reptiles and Gators” will feature an alligator and lizards, including a blue tongue skink and bearded dragon.  The October 28th’s Halloween-themed Insects and ...

Update: Union County Wildlife Wednesdays Program Moved to 6 PM

The Board of Chosen Freeholders wishes to remind residents that the popular “Wildlife Wednesdays” program will continue to run each Wednesday through the end of October, with a new starting time of 6:00 PM.

“Union County is striving to bring educational programs directly to our children that may not be accessible to everyone during these challenging times, and Wildlife ...

Union Center Senior Among County Programs to Provide Seniors with Nutritious “Grab & Go” Meals at Senior Centers

October 22, 2020

UNION COUNTY – The Union Senior Center is among the 13 “Grab and Go Lunch Program” locations the County’s Office on Aging and Disability Services is providing for nutritious, box-lunch meals.

The lunches to Congregate Nutrition Program participants through the “Grab and Go Lunch Program” serve as an alternative to congregate dining. This program ...

Free Household Hazardous Waste Recycling Event for Union County Residents, Oct. 24

UNION COUNTY, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents that the next free Household Hazardous Waste recycling event will be held on Saturday, October 24, at the Nokia campus in New Providence, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Any Union County resident may participate, regardless of their hometown.

Use GPS address 600 Mountain Avenue & Ryder Way, New Providence ...

Three Union Residents Graduate from Montclair State University

October 24, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair State University is pleased to recognize three students from Union who completed the requirements for graduation during the Summer Semester of the 2019/2020 academic year.

Anissa Prescott graduates with a BS in Business Administration.

Nathalie Vallovera graduates with a BA in English.

Sandra Guerra graduates with a MA in Educational ...

Thirty-Two Union Residents Graduated from Montclair State University in May

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair State University congratulates 32 undergraduate and graduate students from Union who completed their academic degrees in May 2020.

The University celebrated a delayed but much anticipated Commencement over 21 small, separate, in-person ceremonies - replete with proper safety measures - between July 18-23 at Sprague Field on campus, concluding with a ceremony for ...

Trump Truck Parade in Scotch Plains and Fanwood Draws Both Cheers and Jeers (VIDEO)

October 25, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Several hundred trucks -- but nowhere near the 700-1,000 anticipated -- rolled through several Union County towns, including Fanwood and Scotch Plains on Saturday showing their support for President Trump. 

The motorcade was led by a police escort (to keep the parade moving) and featured trucks, cars and motorcycles with flags, sometimes with vulgar ...

Roselle Park's Nasir Williams Nominated for Heart of a Giant Award

ROSELLE PARK, NJ — Roselle Park High School senior and varsity football player Nasir Williams has been nominated for the 2020 Heart of a Giant Award by Roselle Park High School Head Coach Gregory Dunkerton.

“It was a surprise, I was honored and grateful when I heard about the nomination,” said Williams. Along with being a leader on the field Williams is also Senior Class ...

Trump Truck Parade Set to Roll Through Union County on Way to Bedminster on Saturday

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union County residents might want to allow for some extra drive-time on Saturday morning, as a political truck parade anticipated to draw “high attendance” plans to roll through towns in the county.

Organizers of the “Trump Truck Parade” announced on their website that they will leave from the AMC Mountainside 10 on Route 22 in Mountainside ...

Clark Police Seeking Eyewitnesses to Early Morning Hit-and-Run Fatality

CLARK, NJ - An 82-year-old pedestrian died at the scene of a hit-and-run on Tuesday morning according to Mayor Sal Bonaccorso. The man was crossing Raritan Road at the intersection of the Clarkton Shopping Center when he was struck by an unidentified vehicle heading east on Raritan Road said Bonaccorso. The motorist fled the scene.

According to Bonaccorso, those that knew the ...

Connecticut Farms School Hispanic Heritage Club Members Make Flan

October 26, 2020

UNION, NJ – Fourth grade Hispanic Heritage Club members from Connecticut Farms School made the Mexican dessert flan at their virtual, after-school club last week.

Spanish teacher and Hispanic Heritage Club leader Gina Lisa-Fernandez said students were supervised at their homes as she walked through the process, discussed the recipe, and as students created their dessert.

“This ...

Connecticut Farms School Celebrates Unity Day

UNION, NJ - Even remotely from their homes, students and staff at Connecticut Farms Elementary School were able to celebrate and participate in National Unity Day on Wednesday.

Unity Day is an annual event sponsored by PACER's National Bullying Prevention Center. Connecticut Farms students and staff wore orange to show their unity and support in speaking out against ...

Connecticut Farms School's Hispanic Heritage Club Holds First Remote Meeting

UNION, NJ – Fourth grade Hispanic Heritage Club members at Connecticut Farms School learned about Mexico, its customs and history, at their first after-school club meeting on Thursday.

Spanish teacher and Hispanic Heritage Club leader Gina Lisa-Fernandez said as their first virtual after school lesson, students studied the Mexico's flag, geography and music.  Lisa-Fernandez ...


Community Conversations: The Road to Recovery

For some individuals who have COVID-19, recovering from the virus can take weeks or months of battling various symptoms. On this Community Conversation, Dr. Steven Sheris, SVP, Physician Enterprise, Atlantic Health System, shares how the Atlantic COVID Recovery Center helps patients on their journey to recovery.


The Guardian by John Grisham

The Guardians by John Grisham. (Dell, 2020)

“Duke Russell is not guilty of the unspeakable crimes for which he was convicted; nonetheless, he is scheduled to be executed for them in one hour and forty-five minutes.”

Are you hooked? I am.

When I taught Creative Writing, one of the first lessons on writing prose was, “You have to capture the reader in the first paragraph ...

Shakespeare Theatre Takes on Shaw in Three Scintillating One-acts

Florham Park, NJ - There’s nothing like the theatrical commentary of George Bernard Shaw to explore love, lust and over-the-top intrigue to make for a stimulating evening.

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey offers another romp at its outdoor location at the Thomas H. Kean Theatre Factory in Florham Park.The three one-act plays were broken up into five segments. “Village ...

Hanging on by a Thread, Some NJ Restaurateurs Fear the Worst This Winter

October 27, 2020

NEW JERSEY — During the typical holiday season, hundreds of thousands of dollars flow through the Rail Yard Tavern in Fairlawn.

From Thanksgiving to New Years, hundreds bustle in and out of the restaurant every weekend. By this time, its 186 seats are reserved months in advance for Christmas parties, one of the most lucrative times of the year. 

But not this year.

“We ...

New Jerseyans Say ‘Cheese!’ (But Hold the Dairy) with Vegan Cheese

Is plant-based cheese really cheese? Well, sort of. But instead of dairy from cows, sheep or goats, vegan cheesemakers are making it with plant milk, nuts, tapioca and even rice.

There are many different methods to make vegan cheese nowadays. The easy way? Using a plant-based milk base (from foods like cashews or almonds) and adding a few thickening agents and seasonings.

Plant-based ...

Murphy Vetoes Bill to Reimburse Restaurants for Indoor Dining False Start

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday vetoed a bill that would have appropriated $30 million in federal monies to reimburse restaurants owners who expended funds in anticipation of reopening for indoor dining July 2 — an opening the governor canceled two days before it was set to occur.

While in his veto statement Murphy said New Jersey government is meeting ...

Recipe: Pressure Cooker Mushroom Risotto with White Wine and Parmesan

There are some things pressure cookers do really well, and risotto is one of them. No more standing over the pot stirring and stirring and stirring!

Once the lid is on, set it for 10 minutes and come back to a creamy, savory dish, perfect for chilly days.

This recipe goes great with seafood or chicken.

Pressure Cooker Mushroom Risotto with White Wine and Parmesan

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Why We Use the Word 'Survivor'

October 27, 2020

To the Scotch Plains Fanwood Community, and Beyond:

Today I attended the service of a victim of my perpetrator who died of an overdose last week. A stark reminder of why some of us victims of sexual abuse use the word survivor.  

Studies on the impact of childhood sexual abuse highlight devastating statistics including a significantly greater risk of Post-traumatic Stress, other ...

Black Lives Matter, So Let’s Take Action on School Choice and Legalization

Dear Editor:

Black Lives Matter So Let’s Take Action on School Choice and Legalization

This November voters are facing what many experts call the most important election of their lifetime, and I agree. On the ballot we have candidates and constitutional questions which can ultimately make a huge difference in Union County’s diverse minority communities.

Support candidates ...

Roth IRA Conversion: It's All About The Tax Rates

October 29, 2020

Path to Prosperity with Walter Pardo: Roth Conversions - Why the opportunity cost argument is invalid. 

Some people believe that there is an opportunity cost by doing a Roth conversion, that the funds used to pay the conversion tax could have been otherwise invested, and that investment return opportunity is lost.

FALSE! It’s all about the tax rates. 

There is no ...

Volunteer Lawyers for Justice Supports New Jersey Tenants During COVID-19 Housing Crisis

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Cathy Keenan, Executive Director of Volunteer Lawyers for Justice (VLJ), joined TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur to discuss the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund's Housing Stability Project Grant.

Keenan described the work of the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund (NJPRF), which was established after the COVID-19 pandemic, and which has raised over $37 million from over ...

NJ Video Production Company Senior Producer Recounts Journey from Intern to Leader

LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - Senior Producer Kayla Steinmetz sat down with East Main Media Executive Producer Brian Brodeur to discuss the production company's evolution and her role in its success.

Steinmetz talked about her experiences beginning in 2014 when she started as an intern, primarily being an assistant editor. Brodeur recalled how Steinmetz contributed to the company's success from ...