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Cedar Grove Police Use CPR to Save Resident

June 1, 2020

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Cedar Grove police used CPR and an AED (automated external defibrillator) on Friday to resuscitate a resident who was unresponsive.

Police responded to a 911 call at Forest Hills Way at around 7:51 a.m. and found a man who was not breathing and going into cardiac arrest.  Atlantic Ambulance arrived moments after the officers and together they initiated CPR, and AED ...

Car Theft and Burglary Reported in Cedar Grove

CEDAR GROVE, NJ – A car was stolen from the driveway of a Cedar Grove Parkway residence on Thursday night, while another car was burglarized on Beech Street the same evening.  

Cedar Grove Police responded at around 10:25 p.m. when a resident reported a 2019 Jeep was stolen from their driveway on Cedar Grove Parkway between the hours of 8:30 and 10:25 pm. The vehicle ...

Sgt. Crook's "Fan Club" Salutes Triumph Over COVID-19

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Anxious to escort their brother to the next stop on his recovery from the coronavirus, police cruisers and vans from County Corrections Departments throughout New Jersey formed a line on Rehill Avenue outside Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital/Somerset early Monday morning, hours before Sgt. Andrew Crooks was to be discharged.

Crooks, a North Plainfield resident and ...

Cedar Grove: Lost Dog found on Vincent Road

This dog was found on Vincent Road.  Call 973-239-4100.

T-Shirt Fundraiser Benefits Verona First Responders

VERONA, NJ - A freshman at Verona High School came up with a great fundraising idea while completing a project for her graphic arts class.  Sarah Knoetig's Hillbilly design will be featured on t-shirts and the profits from the sale of those shirts will benenfit Verona's first responders.  Please see a message from Sarah's family below:

Hey Verona Family! Our daughter, ...

Local First Responders Thank Mountainside Medical Center Staff

MONTCLAIR, NJ - In a grand display of gratitude, police, fire departments and EMTs from across Essex County recognized the staff of Hackensack Meridian Health - Mountainside Medical Center for their hard work and bravery. On Friday, the Montclair Police and Fire Departments, in conjunction with the Glen Ridge Police Department, led a procession of more than 50 police, fire and ...

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Scores of Local Students Join Black Lives Matter Rally in Nutley Center

June 5, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ - Scores of Nutley students gathered on the corners of Franklin Ave. and Centre St. Thursday to declare 'Black Lives Matter.'

What started out as a group of about 20 youth at 4 p.m., grew over the next two hours to nearly 100 people. Virtually all were dressed in all black to mourn lost black lives. 

The grassroots nature of the event was most clearly evident in ...

TAPinto Red Bank Editor Shares Story of Virtual Art Auction to Benefit Neighbors in Need

June 5, 2020

RED BANK, NJ -- Scott Wingerter, Editor of TAPinto Red Bank, joined Host Stephanie Willoughby to share a story from his community about a local nonprofit organization who held an online art auction to raise money to feed the needy.  

Lunch Break is a Red Bank organization founded in 1983 to help underemployed people make ends meet, said Wingerter, but it has evolved into much more.

TAPinto Camden Editor Talks about Peaceful Protest for George Floyd that brought City into National Spotlight

CAMDEN, NJ -- Steven Rodas, Editor of TAPinto Camden, spoke with Stephanie Willoughby about the recent protest held here in solidarity with George Floyd that has put the city in the national spotlight for both its peaceful nature and police participation. 

Hundreds gathered in downtown Camden on Saturday, May 30, but what made this protest stand out from the thousands of other ...

Opinion: Visiting a Re-Opened Mall in Georgia Gave Me a Glimpse of NJ’s Future

May 24, 2020

In the not-so-distant future, our corona-closed world will gradually re-open, allowing New Jersians the freedom to shop out, to dine in and to basically do anything that’s not based in our living rooms. 

To most the liberation may seem like the end of World War II and in many ways it is, but there are some catches to this re-opening; changes in protocols and attitudes that will make ...

Restaurant Business Down, NJ Distributors Are Selling Straight to Consumers

May 31, 2020

Duck legs confit. Waygu burgers. Anduille sausage. These items from meat supplier D’Artagnan typically would be headed to restaurants, but due to COVID-19 much of it is on its way to homes, instead.

“We got into this because the restaurants disappeared,” said D’Artagnan President Andy Wertheim. “This is a question of finding another way to get the product into ...

New Jersey Date Night: Chicken Restaurants That Sizzle

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

Before you know it, our date nights can actually happen at a table in a restaurant! As New Jersey begins to slowly emerge from stay-at-home rules, couples are itching to get our and experience something hot. How about something sizzling found in a basket, on a plate or inside a bucket?

When it comes to ...

NJ’s CSAs Stepping Up to Provide Local Food During Pandemic

As people avoid going into grocery stores during the coronavirus pandemic, many in New Jersey are turning to CSAs as an alternate source for fresh food.

CSAs, or community supported agriculture programs, connect local farmers with consumers. They typically provide locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs. Some also offer other kinds of locally produced foods, such as eggs, cheese, ...

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Assistance Available For Residents in Need at the Verona Community Services Office

June 5, 2020

The Township of Verona Office of Community Services has received generous donations from Verona residents and several local organizations in response to the financial issues created by Covid-19. This has been a difficult time for all of us and our family, friends, neighbors and businesses will continue to be impacted by the Coronavirus even as things begin to reopen.

If you or someone you know ...