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TAPinto Presents "Back to School" Magic Show Featuring Magic Bob, September 23

September 22, 2021

Don't miss TAPinto's "Back to School" virtual magic show with Magic Bob!  The free event will take place on Thursday, September 23, 2021, at 7 p.m.

The event is sponsored by Atlantic Health's Children's Hospital.

 

Registration is required to attend.  To ...

One North Plainfield Ticket Wins $10,000, New York Ticket Wins $432 Mega Millions Jackpot

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — Are you a winner? 

Wawa on Route 22 in North Plainfield sold a ticket matching four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball for Tuesday’s drawing of Mega Millions winning $10,000, Lottery officials said.

The winning numbers were: 36, 41, 45, ...

One North Plainfield Ticket Wins $10,000, New York Ticket Wins $432 Mega Millions Jackpot

September 22, 2021

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — Are you a winner? 

Wawa on Route 22 in North Plainfield sold a ticket matching four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball for Tuesday’s drawing of Mega Millions winning $10,000, Lottery officials said.

The winning numbers were: 36, 41, 45, ...

Have you seen Michael Chin? Help Sought in Locating Missing Autistic Plainfield Man

UPDATE: Found

PLAINFIELD, NJ — Captain David Guarino of the Plainfield Police Department has confirmed to TAPinto Plainfield that a 22-year-old Autistic man is missing from a group home on Terrill Road in Plainfield. Michael Chin was last seen around 4 p.m. Tuesday, September 21, and the public's help is sought to locate him.

Chin likes libraries, video games and movies — ...

Murphy Implements Vaccine or Be Tested Mandate for Child Care Personnel

September 21, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday that all child care center personnel will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be subject to regular testing up to two times per week. Under the executive order that he signed, all child care centers will have until November 1, to come into full compliance with the vaccine or testing requirement.

After that ...

Sept. 21 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 200 New Cases in 4 Days

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Tuesday reported 26,693 cases of the COVID-19 virus since the first cases were reported in March 2020, an increase of 200 since Friday. There has been a total of 752 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Tuesday reported 988,710 total cases, an increase of ...

Football Rivalry: Hillsborough & Bridgewater Mayors Make Friendly Bet

September 23, 2021

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Shawn Lipani says "Game On!"

The winner of a friendly wager between Lipani and Bridgewater Mayor Matt Moench rides on the outcome of Thursday night's football game between the Hillsborough High School Raiders and the Bridgewater/Raritan High School Panthers.

Kick-off is at 7 p.m. at BRHS Basilone Field.

Both mayors have posted YouTube ...

Murphy Implements Vaccine or Be Tested Mandate for Child Care Personnel

TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday that all child care center personnel will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be subject to regular testing up to two times per week. Under the executive order that he signed, all child care centers will have until November 1, to come into full compliance with the vaccine or testing requirement.

After that ...

Election 2021: Somerset County Election Information , Early Voting Locations in North Plainfield and Warren

September 20, 2021

SOMERSET COUNTY--The 2021 General Election will be held on November 2, 2021 at polling locations throughout Somerset County. On the ballot this year are local and school offices, two Commissioner’s positions, a number of State Senate and Assembly seats, and Governor.  Eligible voters may:

Vote by Mail
In-Person Early Voting
In-Person on Election Day

The Somerset County ...

Election 2021: Watchung Borough Candidates to Debate

 

WATCHUNG, NJ — Watchung Borough Council candidates will debate on Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Watchung Valley Golf Club, 600 Mountain Blvd. The debate will not be open to the public and instead will be recorded for viewing on Sept. 30.

 

The four candidates running for two, three-year Watchung Borough council seats are: Republicans Christine Ead and Curt Dahl, ...

Watchung Food Truck Fridays Roll On

September 21, 2021

WATCHUNG, NJ -- The Watchung Parent Teacher Organization has announced that Food Truck Fridays, a weekly family-friendly outdoor food truck gathering and fundraiser will continue its run through October 22.  Created and organized by the PTO at the height of the COVID pandemic, Food Truck Fridays has been a fixture on the grounds of Bayberry elementary school ...

Walk to Fight Alzheimer's in Duke Island Park

September 21, 2021

Alzheimer’s New Jersey® is hosting its 2021 Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s® in Duke Island Park, Bridgewater on Sunday, October 17, 2021. One hundred percent of the funds raised from Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s supports New Jersey families through Alzheimer’s New Jersey’s programs and services. Alzheimer’s New Jersey is not affiliated with a national charity ...

Visiting Nurse Rummage Sale Returns; Two More Donation Days

FAR HILLS, NJ _ Returning after more than a year's interruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Atlantic Visiting Nurse home and hospice organization returns the giant fundraising rummage sale on Oct. 1 to 3 at the Far Hills Fairgrounds.

There are two more days, Monday and Tuesday, to make tax deductible donations that will later be sorted and sold at the rummage sale at the ...

Murphy Implements Vaccine or Be Tested Mandate for Child Care Personnel

September 21, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday that all child care center personnel will have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be subject to regular testing up to two times per week. Under the executive order that he signed, all child care centers will have until November 1, to come into full compliance with the vaccine or testing requirement.

After that ...

Election 2021: Somerset County Election Information , Early Voting Locations in North Plainfield and Warren

SOMERSET COUNTY--The 2021 General Election will be held on November 2, 2021 at polling locations throughout Somerset County. On the ballot this year are local and school offices, two Commissioner’s positions, a number of State Senate and Assembly seats, and Governor.  Eligible voters may:

Vote by Mail
In-Person Early Voting
In-Person on Election Day

The Somerset County ...

Sept. 21 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 200 New Cases in 4 Days

September 21, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Tuesday reported 26,693 cases of the COVID-19 virus since the first cases were reported in March 2020, an increase of 200 since Friday. There has been a total of 752 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Tuesday reported 988,710 total cases, an increase of ...

Walk to Fight Alzheimer's in Duke Island Park

Alzheimer’s New Jersey® is hosting its 2021 Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s® in Duke Island Park, Bridgewater on Sunday, October 17, 2021. One hundred percent of the funds raised from Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s supports New Jersey families through Alzheimer’s New Jersey’s programs and services. Alzheimer’s New Jersey is not affiliated with a national charity ...

You Can Put Kitchen Scraps and Landscape Trimmings to Work in Your Garden

September 19, 2021

MIDDLETOWN, NJ  — Convert landscape and garden trimmings into valuable compost. Incorporate this soil amendment into garden soil to improve drainage in clay soil and increase water-holding ability in fast draining sandy soils. It also promotes healthy plant growth more resistant to insect and disease problems and keeps plant-based kitchen scraps and garden waste out of ...

Have you seen Michael Chin? Help Sought in Locating Missing Autistic Plainfield Man

September 22, 2021

UPDATE: Found

PLAINFIELD, NJ — Captain David Guarino of the Plainfield Police Department has confirmed to TAPinto Plainfield that a 22-year-old Autistic man is missing from a group home on Terrill Road in Plainfield. Michael Chin was last seen around 4 p.m. Tuesday, September 21, and the public's help is sought to locate him.

Chin likes libraries, video games and movies — ...

Two School Buses Crash in Warren, Driver Injured

WARREN, NJ — Two school buses crashed on Tuesday afternoon after one bus lost two tires.

Warren police received multiple calls Wednesday around 2:30 p.m.reporting a crash involving two school buses on Mountain Avenue east of King George Road near the bend, Warren Police Lt. Paul Dziedzic said in a release.

One bus, driven by Noelle Perrine, 73, of South Plainfield, lost its rear ...

Residents Answer the Call: Somerville Police Collect Flood Donations

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The borough's Police Department turned to the community it serves over the weekend, posting an urgent call for donations on social media to help those impacted by Tropical Storm Ida.

In three hours on Saturday, police reached their goal, collecting enough donations of food and personal care items to fill a police cruiser.

Their success prompted a second day of ...

Residents’ Input Sought for Elimination of Railway Crossing Project in Bound Brook

September 12, 2021

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Join the Somerset County Planning Division on Monday, Sept. 13, from 6:30-8 p.m. for a virtual public meeting to discuss the “Freight Concept Development Study,” which will explore potential options to eliminate the Port Reading railroad crossing in Bound Brook for the purpose of improving the town’s safety, boosting its economic ...

‘Never Forget' - Warren Township 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony 2021

September 11, 2021

WARREN, NJ — Warren Township honored the fallen from the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks with a ceremony Saturday at 10:30 am and remembered those lost 20 years ago, including Warren residents: Keith Coleman, Brian Dale, Hashmukhrai Parmar and Sheryl Rosenbaum.  

Nine Warren children lost a parent during the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

The ceremony took place at the 9/11 ...

Somerset County Honors Those Who Perished in 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Somerset County Commissioners Director Shanel Robinson, joined by her colleagues and other county officials, honored the memory of 39 county residents killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks during an observance on the grounds of the Historic Somerset County Courthouse Saturday morning.

One-by-one, the names of the 39 victims were read aloud by the ...

WHRHS Boys Soccer: Watchung Hills Defeats Franklin on Senior Night, 4-1

September 23, 2021

WARREN, NJ — Anthony Ferreira scored a hat trick and Alexander Carnevale added another goal to lead Watchung Hills over Franklin on Senior Night Wednesday, 4-1.

“Senior night is always a special night,” said WHRHS head coach Greg Leonow. “I’m so happy for our players, for coming back after being down a goal at halftime to secure a win.“

Tanguy Lesegretain ...

Football Rivalry: Hillsborough & Bridgewater Mayors Make Friendly Bet

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Shawn Lipani says "Game On!"

The winner of a friendly wager between Lipani and Bridgewater Mayor Matt Moench rides on the outcome of Thursday night's football game between the Hillsborough High School Raiders and the Bridgewater/Raritan High School Panthers.

Kick-off is at 7 p.m. at BRHS Basilone Field.

Both mayors have posted YouTube ...

WHRHS Girls Soccer: Coach Fig Gets 100th Win, Watchung Hills Tops Franklin in OT

FRANKLIN, NJ — Watchung Hills won the battle of the Warriors in overtime on Wednesday, 2-1, and Watchung Hills head coach Brian Figueiredo notched his 100th win.

 “We found a way to win today when we didn’t come close to playing our best game,” said Figueiredo. “Coach Burd and his team had a great game plan against us and deserve a ton of credit for how ...

Football Rivalry: Hillsborough & Bridgewater Mayors Make Friendly Bet

September 23, 2021

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Shawn Lipani says "Game On!"

The winner of a friendly wager between Lipani and Bridgewater Mayor Matt Moench rides on the outcome of Thursday night's football game between the Hillsborough High School Raiders and the Bridgewater/Raritan High School Panthers.

Kick-off is at 7 p.m. at BRHS Basilone Field.

Both mayors have posted YouTube ...

One North Plainfield Ticket Wins $10,000, New York Ticket Wins $432 Mega Millions Jackpot

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — Are you a winner? 

Wawa on Route 22 in North Plainfield sold a ticket matching four of the five white balls and the Gold Mega Ball for Tuesday’s drawing of Mega Millions winning $10,000, Lottery officials said.

The winning numbers were: 36, 41, 45, ...

Sept. 21 Somerset County COVID-19 Update: 200 New Cases in 4 Days

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Department of Health Tuesday reported 26,693 cases of the COVID-19 virus since the first cases were reported in March 2020, an increase of 200 since Friday. There has been a total of 752 deaths since March 8, 2020.

The New Jersey Department of Health Tuesday reported 988,710 total cases, an increase of ...

BR District Working to Revise Busing Schedule Because of Lack of Bus Drivers

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The district has informed the community that they are short a number of different bus routes because of a lack of bus drivers from two of their contractors.

According to a message from superintendent Robert Beers, the district is facing a number of challenges with student transportation and flood remediation.

"Both issues will require some level of patience and ...

Somerset County to host virtual public meeting for Roadway Safety Study on Sept. 29: residents are invited to learn about safety recommendations for five county roadways

SOMERVILLE, NJ — Residents are invited to join the second virtual public meeting presented by the Somerset County Planning Division to learn more about the draft Roadway Safety Study’s recommendations and to provide input about the recommendations. The goal of the study is to identify safety issues for vehicle and pedestrian roadway crossings, bicycle paths, and green ...

Over 200 Educators Attend First Ever Somerset County Educational Summit 

SOMERSET, NJ – Last month, close to 250 educators from throughout the county and the state attended the Somerset County Educational Summit, a free one-day in-person and virtual professional development opportunity, sponsored by the New Jersey Principal and Supervisors Association (NJPSA) and presented in partnership between the newly-formed Somerset County Future Administrators ...

WHRHS Boys Soccer: Watchung Hills Defeats Franklin on Senior Night, 4-1

September 23, 2021

WARREN, NJ — Anthony Ferreira scored a hat trick and Alexander Carnevale added another goal to lead Watchung Hills over Franklin on Senior Night Wednesday, 4-1.

“Senior night is always a special night,” said WHRHS head coach Greg Leonow. “I’m so happy for our players, for coming back after being down a goal at halftime to secure a win.“

Tanguy Lesegretain ...

WHRHS Girls Soccer: Coach Fig Gets 100th Win, Watchung Hills Tops Franklin in OT

FRANKLIN, NJ — Watchung Hills won the battle of the Warriors in overtime on Wednesday, 2-1, and Watchung Hills head coach Brian Figueiredo notched his 100th win.

 “We found a way to win today when we didn’t come close to playing our best game,” said Figueiredo. “Coach Burd and his team had a great game plan against us and deserve a ton of credit for how ...

WHRHS Girls Soccer: Watchung Hills Shuts Out Ridge, 3-0

WARREN, NJ — Watchung Hills improved to 4-1 on Monday with a shut out win over Ridge, 3-0.

“We played as good a game as I’ve seen a Watchung Hills team play in my 8 years here," said WHRHS head coach Brian Figueriedo.  "We were terrific today against a very solid Ridge team.  They make you work incredibly hard and we answered the bell all day long.  I ...

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Finding the Sweeter Side of Unprecedented Times

In March of 2020, life decided to hand lemons to students across the country and beyond, leaving millions of us in a scramble; we searched far and wide for ingredients needed to make lemonade out of an unforeseen scenario. For most of us, whether we were in the second grade, secondary school, or beyond, the remedy to our anxieties was simple: distraction. Perhaps the first few weeks of quarantine ...

After Being Evacuated From Flooded Apartment, St. Hubert's Reunites Woman and Her Dogs

September 9, 2021

MADISON, NJ - As the remnants of Hurricane Ida swept through New Jersey, St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center came to the aid of people and pets in need throughout the state.

St. Hubert’s received a panicked call on September 2, from a woman named Indy who was being evacuated from her flooded apartment in South Bound Brook. Floodwater outside her apartment complex had risen so high, ...

TAPinto Presents "Back to School" Magic Show Featuring Magic Bob, September 23

September 22, 2021

Don't miss TAPinto's "Back to School" virtual magic show with Magic Bob!  The free event will take place on Thursday, September 23, 2021, at 7 p.m.

The event is sponsored by Atlantic Health's Children's Hospital.

 

Registration is required to attend.  To ...

Walk to Fight Alzheimer's in Duke Island Park

Alzheimer’s New Jersey® is hosting its 2021 Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s® in Duke Island Park, Bridgewater on Sunday, October 17, 2021. One hundred percent of the funds raised from Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s supports New Jersey families through Alzheimer’s New Jersey’s programs and services. Alzheimer’s New Jersey is not affiliated with a national charity ...

Somerset County to host virtual public meeting for Roadway Safety Study on Sept. 29: residents are invited to learn about safety recommendations for five county roadways

SOMERVILLE, NJ — Residents are invited to join the second virtual public meeting presented by the Somerset County Planning Division to learn more about the draft Roadway Safety Study’s recommendations and to provide input about the recommendations. The goal of the study is to identify safety issues for vehicle and pedestrian roadway crossings, bicycle paths, and green ...

'Smooth Sailing' During Freshmen Orientation at Mount Saint Mary Academy

WATCHUNG, NJ - Sixty-eight members of the Mount Saint Mary Academy Class of 2025 enjoyed an exciting assortment of activities on the afternoon of Wednesday, September 8, during Freshmen Orientation.

They met in Mother Mary Patrick Gymnasium to receive their special t-shirts with the theme "Smooth Sailing" and signed a life preserver. Next, they engaged in ice breaker activities while ...

Mount Saint Mary Academy Opens Its Doors for 113th Academic Year

On Wednesday, September 8, Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung ushered in its 113th academic year with a Clap In for freshmen and sophomores at the beginning of the day. Students also attended Convocation in Immaculate Conception Chapel as well as sessions on security and technology.  

During her remarks to the students, faculty and staff, S. Lisa D. Gambacorto, RSM, Ed.S.

New Jersey Date Night: Make the Grape Escape to Garden State Wineries

September 18, 2021

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

Thoughts of wine typically take your mind straight to Italy, France or Napa Valley. It’s understandable, but if you want to experience a mind-blowing date filled with beauty and flavor you should start thinking about New Jersey vineyards. 

Our state has many wineries from which to choose and most ...

It’s Apple Picking Season in NJ! How to Pick the Best Apples

NEW JERSEY — September is here, which means it’s apple picking season in the Garden State.

If you’re visiting one of New Jersey’s many pick-your-own farms for apples this season, use these tips to come home with the very best fruit:

First, get to know the varieties you’re picking. The color of a ripe apple will depend on that variety, so find out from the farm ...

Construction Traffic Pattern Updates for Ship Bottom Effective Monday, September 20

September 19, 2021

SHIP BOTTOM — Ship Bottom Police is reporting that construction is continuing in Ship Bottom. Effective Monday, September 20, the following traffic pattern change goes into effect. These will stay in effect until the Ship Bottom Police Department update.  

From 6:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m.  

Route 72 West will remain open 
Central Avenue will be shut down to one lane ...

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Community Organizations Launch Free Tutoring for Newark NJ Students This Week

September 13, 2021

NEWARK, NJ---TAPintoTV spoke with Jared Taillefer, the Executive Director of Great Oaks Legacy Charter School, Rev David Jefferson of Metropolitan Baptist Church, and Destiny McFarlane, the Tutorial Manager of the Newark Unites Program, about the Newark Unites Tutoring Program which launches this week.

The Newark Unites Tutoring Center provides free, high dosage tutoring and academic support ...

Remembering 9/11: a Warren resident reflects on 20th Anniversary

September 10, 2021

Twenty years. The day that changed my life and our country. And it seems different this year. 

I remember a few years ago my son asked me what I remembered about that day for an assignment he was doing for social studies. And for the first time, I told him some details.  I was there, guessing I was pregnant with our first child, the son who asked the question, and through a dumb move ...

The Art of (Interrupting) Conversation

A person with bad manners is one who tries to interrupt when you’re talking or talk when you are interrupting.
- Cartoon in Esquire Magazine

I recently received a random text message from an acquaintance of mine. I was in the middle of an important conversation with my wife when my phone started buzzing in my pocket, disrupting my train of thought which, if I could remember any of it, ...

Off the Grid

Across
4. The first name in Sudoku

Down
4. The last name in Sudoku

Answer on page 96. Maki Kaji.

I learned last week that the godfather of Sudoku, Maki Kaji, passed away. He was 69. Which is appropriate, because if he was 66 he would have failed his own puzzle.

Sudoku is the wildly popular puzzle game in which all digits from 1 to 9 are placed in a subdivided nine-by-nine grid such ...

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- Oct 9, 2020
Warren Township - Paul P. Pompa Jr., 62, passed away suddenly on Friday, October 9, 2020 at ...
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Construction Traffic Pattern Updates for Ship Bottom Effective Monday, September 20

September 19, 2021

SHIP BOTTOM — Ship Bottom Police is reporting that construction is continuing in Ship Bottom. Effective Monday, September 20, the following traffic pattern change goes into effect. These will stay in effect until the Ship Bottom Police Department update.  

From 6:00 a.m to 8:00 p.m.  

Route 72 West will remain open 
Central Avenue will be shut down to one lane ...

Jersey City Police Department Hero Catches One-Month-Old Dropped from Balcony

September 21, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ — A one-month-old baby is alive Saturday thanks to the quick and heroic actions of a member of the Jersey City Police Department.

According to a tweet by Hudson County Prosecutor Ester Suarez, the man was threatening the one-month old baby by dangling it over the edge of the second floor balcony of a Rose Avenue residence and eventually throwing ...

'Out of the Darkness Walk' Closes in on Raising $500,000 for American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham resident Curt Ritter still gets choked up about it when he gives his annual address at the "Out of the Darkness Walk", which was held for the sixth straight year at Cougar Field on Saturday.

The former Chatham Township mayor and the co-chair of what is now the Morris County Out of the Darkness Walk was originally moved to organize the walk more than ...

''We Can Feel The Love, The Prayers, and The Good Vibes': Mother of Boy Struck by Car in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- An update on the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School student who was hit by a car on Westfield Ave. on Monday: Karina Hathcock, the boy's mom, posted on Facebook to let concerned members of the community know the status of her son.

Our boy is super strong and was able to manage pain like a champ. It was a very long night, but he is in really good hands at Cornell ...

New Jersey Transit Cop Reunites Lost Child with Worried Parents

JERSEY CITY, NJ - An 11-year-old boy from Houston, Texas, who got separated from his parents by accidentally boarding a Tonnelle Avenue bound train at Exchange Place over the weekend was reunited with his family after a NJ Transit K9 Officer and local citizens found him.

K-9 Officer Michael Brown, who took part in a system-wide search for the boy once the parents alerted NJ Transit, ...

'Let's Roll' - New Jersey Resident Todd Beamer Helped to Retake United Flight 93 on September 11th, 2001

CRANBURY, NJ -  On September 11th, 2001 a Cranbury resident was one of the many brave passengers on United Airlines Flight 93 who tried to take control of the hijacked plane and crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Todd Beamer had lived in Cranbury for a year with his wife and two children before being killed in the crash.

 Beamer was born in Flint, Michigan in 1968. He ...

Scenes from the St. Bart's Festival Saturday

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Saturday schedule at the St. Bart's Italian Festival in Scotch Plains included Italian Mass at 5:00 p.m., the annual procession, Mike Aromando and the Metropolitan Italian Strolling Band, and Four Seasons tribute band The Jersey Four. That's in addition to rides, games, plenty of great food, and lots of fun.

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'Year One' Captures Tensions of a Changing Society

UNION, NJ - After two years of closure, Premiere Stages on the campus of Kean University has re-opened with a stirring production of Erik Gernand’s play, “Year One.”

The time is 1933, the place, a city in Germany.  As Germany rebuilds after the devastation of World War I, a close-knit family is caught up in the possibilities of new life under the Weimar Republic. The ...

10 Easy Ways to Celebrate Grandparent’s Day With Loved Ones

Grandparent’s Day is on Sept. 12, and it’s the perfect time to start planning a celebration! Although Mother’s Day and Father’s Day tend to get the most attention, taking time to show appreciation for grandparents is an important way to acknowledge the pivotal role they play in our lives. Here are 10 easy ways to show the grandparents in your life just how much you ...

Easy, Crowd-Pleasing, and Seasonal: 5 Side Dish Recipes for Fall

September brings with it a host of fresh produce: grapes, apples, leeks, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, lettuce, mushrooms, parsnips, and so much more! There are tons of delicious, in-season fruits and veggies ripe for whipping up mouth-watering side dishes. If you’re wondering how you’ll incorporate seasonal produce into your fall meals, here are a few of the best recipes for your ...

How to Ensure Your Furnace Is Ready for Winter’s Cold Nights

The cooler nights of September are the perfect reminder to get your furnace ready for the long winter ahead. Any work on HVAC can be intimidating, and professionals should handle most tasks, but there are steps you can take to keep the heat on this winter.

We’ll look at some ways to prep your furnace for winter and the situations that call for expert help. With some preventive ...

Prep Your Home for Winter With These Easy Fall Tasks

There’s nothing quite like the weather in autumn. With the heat of summer finally breaking, it’s time to start enjoying more time outdoors and keep the windows open. With favorable weather, it’s easy to forget the cold and dark nights of winter looming ahead.

Luckily, there are several steps you can take during the fall to help prepare your home for the harsh conditions of ...