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Montclair Police Department Appoints Officer Glenda Rivera as LGBTQ Community Liaison

February 17, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Police Department is committed to fostering positive relationships between its employees and the LGBTQ community. 

Officer Glenda Rivera is currently designated the Department’s liaison to facilitate dialogue between the police and the LGBTQ community in Montclair.

Officer Rivera can be contacted via  email ...

Cedar Grove Police Blotter

February 11, 2020

On February 3, 2020 at 9:07 a.m., Ptl. Jason Rivers stopped a vehicle for a registration violation. A subsequent investigation resulted in the arrest of a 29 year old male from New Brunswick for driving while suspended. He was arrested, processed, and released with a summons to appear in municipal court.

On February 3, 2020 at 3:51 p.m., Ptl. Dominick Buscio stopped a motorized bicycle that ...

Cedar Grove Ambulance & Rescue Squad: Great Way to Volunteer and Help the Community

February 8, 2020

CEDAR GROVE, NJ -- The Cedar Grove Ambulance & Rescue Squad is seeking new volunteers to become members of their team, especially young people and students. 

“I can’t think of anything that’s more important than what we do,” said Alan Chadrjian, an EMT and Driver with the Rescue Squad. “This is a place where you can meet people, and learn things that will ...

Small Business Spotlight: Maplewood, NJ’s Oldest Business Shares the Lessons of their Longevity

MAPLEWOOD, NJ -- Maplewood’s oldest business, Woolley Home Solutions, spoke with TAPintoTV about their long history in town and how they've been able to maintain their success for 95 years. 

“It’s a lot to live up to,” said Norman E. Woolley. “It’s important to support the town that’s allowed you to thrive and be able to be successful for that ...

New Stuffed Burger Restaurant in Springfield Promises ‘Super’ Experience

February 17, 2020

This article first appeared in TAPinto Springfield.

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — On Presidents Day, Feb. 17, Super Stuffed Burgers celebrates its grand opening in Springfield. We got a sneak peak Friday afternoon when co-owners Rob Grunauer and Rey Perez spoke about their new venture.

“I am a comic book enthusiast/collector,” Grunauer said. “So the love of comics, ...

NJ Chefs to Take the Challenge at Girl Scout Cookie Cook-Off

Can’t get enough Girl Scout Cookies? Then head to the third annual Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey Great Cookie Cook-off next month in Scotch Plains, where New Jersey chefs will compete to see who can best incorporate the perennial treats into dishes both sweet and savory.

The fundraiser will be held at Shackamaxon Country Club in Scotch Plains on Thursday, March 12. Jackie ...

Can New Jersey Really Call Itself the Pizza Capital of the World?

New Jersey’s official state Twitter account, @NJGov, set off a “pizza war” a few days ago when — just in time for National Pizza Day — it proclaimed the Garden State the “official pizza capital of the world.”

But is it, though? Is it really?

As everyone knows, pizza got its start in Italy. In Naples, to be exact, according to food historian Ken ...

Former Rutgers, NFL Footballer Kenny Britt Arrested Saturday by Bayonne Police

February 11, 2020

BAYONNE, NJ - Former pro-footballer, and Bayonne native, Kenny Britt was arrested on drugs charges Sunday after being pulled over by Bayonne Police, according to law enforcement officials.

In a statement Lt. Eric Amato announced that Britt was pulled over while driving a 2019 black-colored Rambler truck at approximately 3:13 p.m. in the area of 33rd Street and JFK Boulevard. 

When ...

TAPinto Honored with Three NJ News Commons Excellence in Local News Awards

February 18, 2020

The Center for Cooperative Media honored TAPinto with three NJ News Commons Excellence in Local News Awards.  Each year, the Center for Cooperative Media recognizes local news outlets for innovation, collaboration, investigative reporting, campus reporting, sustainability, and engagement. 

TAPinto Paterson won the Engage Local Award that recognizes a news organization or journalist ...

'Unmasked' Takes High Energy Look at Andrew Lloyd Webber

No doubt Andrew Lloyd Webber is one of the most prolific composers in recent years. We’ve all heard the music of “Cats” “Phantom of the Opera,” “Evita” and a host of others. Paper Mill Playhouse honors him in this moving tribute

The show is  quite a pistache of well known, and not so well known, creations. It’s fascinating to see clips of ...

'Lost in Yonkers' Confronts Generational Angst

CHATHAM, NJ - The setting is a two-bedroom apartment in Yonkers, NY. The time is 1942. We learn that two young boys, Jay and Artie, are about to move in with their cold,domineering grandmother.

There’s a lot going on in this taut, smartly written play by Neil Simon. Braden Mellina as Jay, the older brother, and Arty (Logan Guvenel) are doing their best to accept this fearful fate. Janet ...