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Organizers Rally Around Newark’s Immigrant Community Ahead of ICE Deployments, Travel Ban

February 24, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — A crowd of organizers, immigrants and civil rights activists gathered in front of the Peter Rodino Federal Building on Thursday to protest a Trump administration plan to deploy specially trained tactical units to Newark, one of the nation’s nine sanctuary cities being targeted by the move. 

The demonstration comes days after Mayor Ras Baraka affirmed the ...

Cedar Grove Police Blotter

February 19, 2020

February 10, 2020 – February 16, 2020

On February 13, 2020 at 7:40 p.m., Ptl. Justin Westra responded to a report of a hit-and-run motor vehicle crash along Fairview Avenue. A witness followed the vehicle and pointed it out to responding officers. During the investigation Ptl. Westra determined that the driver who attempted to leave the scene was intoxicated. The 43-year-old female ...

Legendary Band Leader Paul Shaffer Tells Steve Adubato How He was Inspired by Comedy Icons Early in his Career

February 19, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- Paul Shaffer is widely known as the former Musical Director of both Late Night with David Letterman and The Late Show with David Letterman, during which he was often involved in skits and the general hijinx of the production. However, as Shaffer tells Steve Adubato, he wasn’t always comfortable being gregarious and, in fact, grew up being an introverted kid until a 1972 ...

New Jersey Date Night: 4 Fun Cooking Schools

February 25, 2020

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

Sometimes even the most adventurous Garden State couple just wants to keep it super laid back, cozy and at home. The choice for date night simplicity can lead to a most fear-instilling question … What’s for dinner?

Not all of us are good in the kitchen. Learning a few cooking skills and ...

NJ Pastry Chef to Compete in Food Network’s ‘Chopped Sweets!’

This story first appeared in TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood.

Scotch Plains resident Joe Murphy, a corporate pastry chef for the legendary restaurateur Jean-Georges Vongerichten, founder of the Jean-Georges Restaurant Group, will compete on the Food Network program “Chopped Sweets!” on Monday, Feb. 24. The show, hosted by “Chopped!” judge and “Best Bakers in ...

8 Great Places to Celebrate National Margarita Day in New Jersey

Saturday, Feb. 22, is National Margarita Day. In honor of the holiday, we compiled a list of great places in New Jersey to imbibe one of the tasty tequila cocktails, whether you prefer yours on the rocks or frozen.

Salud!

Jose Tejas, Woodbridge and Fairfield. It doesn’t matter if you’re ordering fajitas or crawfish etouffee —  nothing goes better with a ...

Greenhouse on Wheels: Paterson Police Discover Marijuana Plants in Parked Vehicle

February 23, 2020

PATERSON, NJ - A search of a vehicle parked for two days that had an occupant inside led to a brief foot chase on Thursday, as well as the discovery of several marijuana plants.

According to Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale, Sergeant J. Santiago and two patrol officers responded to the area of Madison Avenue between Park Avenue and 16th Avenue at approximately 4:10 p.m. and found the ...

CGHS Sport Management Class Seeking Sponsors for O'Toole/Scrivo Orange Invitational

February 20, 2020

Cedar Grove High School Sport Management class is seeking sponsorships for the O’Toole Scrivo Orange Invitational Volleyball Tournament. The event will take place on March 26 at 7 P.M. The tournament is a fundraiser for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 100% of the proceeds will go to charity. 

There are 5 levels of sponsorships available: Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, and ...

'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 ...