North Plainfield Farmer’s Market

North Plainfield Farmer’s Market

Thursdays 3-7

 

Thu, June 27
3:00 pm — 7:00 pm
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Thursdays 3-7


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Bryson Needs a Home

August 21, 2019

WARREN, NJ - Bryson is the one dog left after the Somerset Regional Animal Shelter’s successful Clear the Shelters event. “Come adopt this sweet boy,” they said. “He's affectionate and social!”

The shelter says he does well with some dogs and loves people. He lived with another dog  Meet and greet required for all. Not cat tested. Big and strong! See ...

Animal Shelter Taking Part in Clear the Shelters Event

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter, on Commons Way in Bridgewater, is taking part in the National Clear the Shelters Event Aug. 17 from noon to 4 p.m.

All animals over 6 months of age will have their adoption fees waived for qualified adopters. In addition, the release said, all kittens under 6 months of age will be $50, according to a release.

"We are thrilled to ...

WoofStock Music Festival 2019 Comes to Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 7, 2019 for Woofstock summer music festival benefitting Home for Good Dog Rescue. This is the organization's largest adoption day of the year and is great fun for the whole family. This event is pet-friendly, so be sure to bring your HFG alum to visit!

The event, which takes place at Harlty Farms Polo Field, 9 Hartley Farms Road ...

Atlantic Health System Hospitals earn “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” Designation in Healthcare Equality Index

 

With a commitment to being inclusive and welcoming of all, Atlantic Health System announced that each of its six hospitals earned the “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” designation and a top score of 100 on the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). This is the second consecutive year Morristown, Overlook, Newton, Chilton and Hackettstown ...

Healing the Brain - Sudden Seizure Leads to Brain Tumor Discovery

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare – a phone call saying that his or her child is in the emergency department. That was the call Erik and Suzan Sletteland received at 2:30am on July 3, 2015. As they raced to the hospital, all they knew was that their son, Sam, had suffered a seizure.

“We were scheduled to vacation with Sam and his brothers for the 4th of July,” ...

Physician Entrepreneur Sylvia Romm, MD, MPH joins Atlantic Health System as Chief Innovation Officer

Driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for transforming health care delivery to patients and communities, Sylvia Romm, MD, MPH is the newest member of Atlantic Health System’s leadership team. As Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. Romm will build relationships with local and national innovation partners and further the system’s research profile.  Dr. Romm will work with ...

Sprinkle this on Your Watermelon: Chile Lime Salt

August 18, 2019

Give the sweet summer watermelon a whole new flavor profile with chile lime salt.

Marty Silverman, manager of Savory Spice Shop in Westfield, said the shop’s Peruvian Chile Lime Seasoning is a big seller.

The lime adds brightness and the chile gives the fruit it a savory kick. But don't underestimate the importance of salt in the combo.

“Growing up, my dad, brother and I ...

New Jersey Date Night: Going Vegan in the Garden State

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

No animals were harmed in the making of this date.

Oftentimes in the dating world we encounter online profiles that include a potential date’s dietary preferences. From carnivores to pescatarians, there’s a gamut of eaters out there, but where exactly do you take them for a meal? Same goes for ...

Hot Dog Nation Tour of New Jersey Coming Soon; Here’s Where They'll Stop

This story first ran on TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood.

The 16th annual Hot Dog Nation Tour of New Jersey is planning to stop at six locations that serve some of  the best hot dogs in the state Aug. 24.

More than 100 connoisseurs have signed up to ride on two motor coaches and sample hot dogs presented in various styles and cooked and topped in different ways.

“Many people ...

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Camp Jotoni – Special Needs Camp in Somerset County

August 19, 2019

 

Groundbreaking Ceremony for Camp Jotoni – Special Needs Camp in Somerset County

Warren Twp. NJ: The Arc of Somerset County is proud to announce the official ground breaking ceremony for the capital improvements to their Camp Jotoni facilities.   The ceremony aptly named “Champagne and Shovels” will take place on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 5:00pm in ...

State-of-the-Art Pediatric Rehabilitation Center Reopens in Morristown

One-stop shop offers providers and therapy in a single location

MORRISTOWN, NJ  — Atlantic Health System’s pediatric rehabilitation and physical therapy program has reopened in a brand-new space at 55 Madison Avenue in Morristown.

Larger than the previous center and filled with state-of-the-art therapy equipment, the open-gym facility is able to treat a wide variety of ...

Coast Guard’s Shark River Inlet Crew Rescues Missing Shipwreck Diver Off Asbury Park Coast

August 20, 2019

SHARK RIVER INLET, NJ — After being separated from her dive group while exploring an underwater shipwreck off Asbury Park this past Saturday, a New York City woman was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard about two miles away several hours later.

A Shark River Inlet Station reserve crew was called into action in a small response boat at 11:20 a.m. on August 17, following a distress call from ...

Warm Weather Means Hot Fishing: LBI Fishing Update by Jim Hutchinson Sr.

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - It is hard to believe, but summer is quickly coming to an end. I checked the weather report for the upcoming week, and it looks like it will be a hot one. That should keep the water temperatures high and our fishing action also hot.

This warm water will provide us with the appearance of those fish from the south that are often not found in our area waters. I am ...

Shore Community Mourns the Loss of Shore Fire Grille Owner Timothy Kohlheim, 36

STAFFORD, NJ - Thursday night, the shore community lost one of their own, Shore Fire Grille owner, Timothy Kohlheim. 

At approximately 9:30 p.m. on August 15, the Stafford Township Police Department responded to a motor vehicle collision on Route 72 west in the area of Marsha Drive involving two vehicles.

Their preliminary investigation "indicates a 2015 ...

Where Do We Start the Larger Conversation About Guns?

Let's talk about our rights and our freedoms.

How many were free to shop at a Wal-Mart last two Sundays ago without fear that El Paso copycat would announce himself with the staccato fire of an AR-15?

You saw the stampede in the theater district in New York City when a motorcycle backfired. And the evacuation of a Wal-Mart in Union because of a false report.

We may have freedoms, but ...

Popular Asbury Park Donut Shop Gains Both Neighborhood and National Success

August 16, 2019

ASBURY PARK, NJ – In our newest episode, HomeGrown visits Purple Glaze Donuts, an award-winning bakery on Summerfield Avenue. Open for four years in Asbury Park, the donuts are made by a mother and son team, and have already become a celebrated part of the community.

The shop opened in 2015 and began having success shortly thereafter. “We’ve slowly gotten the word out,” ...

Mustard Seed DR Holding Diaper & Supply Drive in Paterson to Benefit Orphaned & Disabled Children

NEW JERSEY -- Mustard Seed Children is holding a Diaper & Supply Drive event on Saturday, August 17 from 10am to 8pm at East Side High School in Paterson, New Jersey. East Side High School is located at 150 Park Avenue in Paterson. 

Mustard Seed Communities is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to caring for the most vulnerable populations throughout the developing ...

Newark VOICE Summit Highlights Advances in Audio Production, Podcasting & Voice Technology

NEWARK, NJ -- TAPintoTV recently attended the second annual VOICE Summit, the world’s largest voice-tech conference held on the campus of the New Jersey Institute of Technology. We spoke to audio post engineer Steve Lack about the changes in voice technology and how these new applications are changing the way we communicate. 

“This looks like the new frontier,” said ...

A Portrait of the Artist as a Not So Young Man

I am an artist. It says so on my T-shirt.

My colorful shirt, which significantly inflates my position in life, confers great status. For one, it announces that I am a musical performer at the Montclair Jazz Festival. This distinguishes me from the thousands of other festival goers who only get to enjoy a great day of music, not make it.

More importantly, wearing my artist T-shirt ...

No Laughing Matter

Did you hear about the three holes in the ground?

Well, well, well.

I was harshly accused by my kids of telling a dad joke. I don’t remember what the quip was, but I am sure it was stupid. Still, this accusation really stung because my kids are well past the age of feeling embarrassed by my innocuous responses to sincere questions.

They have lived with me long enough to expect ...

Bryson Needs a Home

August 21, 2019

WARREN, NJ - Bryson is the one dog left after the Somerset Regional Animal Shelter’s successful Clear the Shelters event. “Come adopt this sweet boy,” they said. “He's affectionate and social!”

The shelter says he does well with some dogs and loves people. He lived with another dog  Meet and greet required for all. Not cat tested. Big and strong! See ...

Animal Shelter Taking Part in Clear the Shelters Event

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter, on Commons Way in Bridgewater, is taking part in the National Clear the Shelters Event Aug. 17 from noon to 4 p.m.

All animals over 6 months of age will have their adoption fees waived for qualified adopters. In addition, the release said, all kittens under 6 months of age will be $50, according to a release.

"We are thrilled to ...

WoofStock Music Festival 2019 Comes to Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 7, 2019 for Woofstock summer music festival benefitting Home for Good Dog Rescue. This is the organization's largest adoption day of the year and is great fun for the whole family. This event is pet-friendly, so be sure to bring your HFG alum to visit!

The event, which takes place at Harlty Farms Polo Field, 9 Hartley Farms Road ...

RVCC Professors ‘Disappointed’ With Lack of Respect and Progress in Negotiations

August 17, 2019

To the Editor:

The labor contract covering the faculty of Raritan Valley Community College expired on June 30 and the College and its students are facing the prospect of faculty returning at the end of August for the beginning of classes feeling undervalued and disrespected.

At the June meeting of the College’s Board of Trustee’s, the faculty union president, Pattiann Kletz, ...

Freeholder Director Brian D. Levine Takes a Stand in Favor of Police Chief

I have confidence in the men and women of the Franklin Township Police Department in Somerset County, New Jersey.  They have performed their public safety mission in a stellar manner.

 

Now they are being undermined by a proposal to insert a politically connected six-figure salaried police director, which will cost the town more money and deliver less ...

It Is Time To Federally Ban Assault Rifles

Another massacre in our country; more thoughts and prayers. And again perpetrated with a weapon of war of unlimited ammunition capacity. Unfortunately, thoughts and prayers alone are woefully deficient without action. 

It is time to ban assault rifles; period. But this is not a novel idea as it was banned under President Clinton. So instead of saying that we need to ...

‘The Rainmaker’ Brings Mesmerizing Emotions to Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

MADISON, NJ - “The Rainmaker” is a play that speaks to the heart and done with such elegance and simplicity that it is unforgettable.

Written by N. Richard Nash, this play isn’t often performed.  Under the guidance of Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte, the story is beautifully rendered by a cast that works fluidly together. It speaks so specifically to our longings and ...

Glimmerglass Opera Tackles Racial, Class Issues

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Glimmerglass Opera Festival has an outstanding reputation for first-rate singers, strong orchestras and glittering productions.

This year, the company also takes on a number of issues that are relevant to our time. “Blue” stands out as an innovative study of racial bias, family and loss. With music by Jeanine Tesori and lyrics, as well as direction, by ...

‘Jersey Voices’ Explores Relationships in Poignant, Moving Ways

CHATHAM, NJ – “Jersey Voices” is now in its 25th season, presenting new works by area playwrights at its intimate theatre on North Passaic Avenue. This year’s selections are also an homage to Artistic Director Bob Lukasik, who recently died. As president of the Chatham Community Players, he was instrumental in initiating and developing “Jersey Voices.”

This ...

Obituaries

Henry Seesselberg, 86, of Warren passed away Saturday, April 6 at the Eastern Star Home in ...
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Watchung Hills Board of Education Accepts Resignation of Board Member

August 20, 2019

WARREN, NJ - One of the members of the Watchung Hills Board of Education tendered her resignation at Tuesday’s meeting.

Board member Lisa DiMizio  of Long Hill has resigned effective Aug. 1 citing a new job with a longer commute and time commitments as the reason. DiMizio has served the students of Long Hill and Watchung Hills for the past 11 years. 

Board President Peter ...

Watchung Names New Superintendent of Schools

 

WATCHUNG, NJ - Watchung Borough Board of Education introduced its new Superintendent of Schools on Monday, and it’s someone well known to the community. George Alexis, Watchung Hills Principal, will be taking the reigns of the Watchung Borough Schools.

Alexis is a graduate of Watchung Borough Schools, “ knows the town,” “is enthusiastic,” and his “ ...

Coast Guard’s Shark River Inlet Crew Rescues Missing Shipwreck Diver Off Asbury Park Coast

August 20, 2019

SHARK RIVER INLET, NJ — After being separated from her dive group while exploring an underwater shipwreck off Asbury Park this past Saturday, a New York City woman was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard about two miles away several hours later.

A Shark River Inlet Station reserve crew was called into action in a small response boat at 11:20 a.m. on August 17, following a distress call from ...

Warm Weather Means Hot Fishing: LBI Fishing Update by Jim Hutchinson Sr.

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - It is hard to believe, but summer is quickly coming to an end. I checked the weather report for the upcoming week, and it looks like it will be a hot one. That should keep the water temperatures high and our fishing action also hot.

This warm water will provide us with the appearance of those fish from the south that are often not found in our area waters. I am ...

Beat The Heat At The Rink This Summer

NEW JERSEY - Ice skating is typically tagged as a winter activity, but with an abundance of indoor rinks in the Garden State, summer is actually the perfect time to lace up the skates. When the Jersey Shore doesn't offer an escape from the high heat and humidity and there isn't a backyard pool, many people are looking for ways to stay cool and one of New Jersey's many ice rinks fit ...

Shore Community Mourns the Loss of Shore Fire Grille Owner Timothy Kohlheim, 36

STAFFORD, NJ - Thursday night, the shore community lost one of their own, Shore Fire Grille owner, Timothy Kohlheim. 

At approximately 9:30 p.m. on August 15, the Stafford Township Police Department responded to a motor vehicle collision on Route 72 west in the area of Marsha Drive involving two vehicles.

Their preliminary investigation "indicates a 2015 ...

Walk Across The Iconic Brooklyn Bridge This Summer

BROOKLYN, NY - Of course, New Jersey has a whole host of fun and exciting day trips ideal for the summer, but sometimes the Garden State's close proximity to the Big Apple beckons for an adventure. A stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge is on many a bucket list and is well worth the trip up the New Jersey Turnpike and across the river.

The Brooklyn Bridge is one of New York's many iconic ...

Saturday's Corn, Tomato and Beer Festival to Include Heightened Security

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The annual Corn, Tomato and Beer Festival will return to Stangl Road here on Saturday. The event will be held from noon until 8 p.m.

Thousands attended last year’s staging of the event, which celebrates sweet Jersey tomatoes, heirloom corn, craft beer, live music and family activities. There will be corn and tomato dishes prepared by local restaurants and farmers ...

Rutgers Expert: How Adults Can Spot Signs of Mental Illness in Children

August 15, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A recent report by the New Jersey Poison Control Center at Rutgers University showed a rise in suicide attempts by pre-teens over the past 18 months —  a trend that has been seen across the nation.

“This illustrates the need for people who encounter children regularly to be aware of early signs of mental illness, such as anxiety, depression and suicidal ...

Miss Rodeo America Will Be Visiting New Jersey On Sept. 7

August 20, 2019

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Miss Rodeo America 2019 Taylor McNair will be visiting New Jersey in September.

McNair was crowned Miss Rodeo America 2019 on Dec. 9, 2018 at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas. The 23 year-old from Learned. Miss. is the third Miss Rodeo Mississippi to wear the coveted crown. In addition to the title of Miss Rodeo America, Taylor earned the Appearance, Personality and ...

Tewksbury Trail Pace Set For Sept. 15 At Hill & Dale Preserve

TEWKSBURY TWP., N.J. — The Tewksbury Trail place will return to the Hill & Dale Preserve on Sept.15 and is expected to attract 150 equestrians..

The ride will benefit the Ten Mile Trail Initiative. The initiative is a cooperative effort between the Tewksbury Land Trust (TLT), NJ Conservation Foundation (NJCF), and the TTA. Once completed, the Ten-Mile ...

Therapy Horses That Help Humans Get New Shelter Thanks To Boy Scout

THREE BRIDGES, N.J. — Thanks to Aravind Krishnan, a member of Boy Scout Troop 489 the horses of Spring Reins of Life have a new place to seek shelter from the weather.

For his Eagle Scout project he raised funds and built a new shelter for the horses so they could have access to more pasture space. The project is now complete and a dedication ceremony will be held on Sept 1 at 10:30 a.m.

Elmora Troopers Lose to Louisiana at Little League World Series, Win Heart of NJ

August 21, 2019

WILLIAMSPORT, PA - “Elizabeth is proud of you!” were the words from Coach Labrador to his team as the Elmora Troopers end their season by losing to Louisiana 4-1, and brings to an end their journey in the Little League World Series.

It was early trouble for the Troopers in the bottom of the first inning when Louisiana scored a run and the Troopers got in each other's ...

Need a Mental Break? Avoid Your Cellphone, Rutgers Researchers Say

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Using a cellphone to take a break during mentally challenging tasks does not allow the brain to recharge effectively and may result in poorer performance, Rutgers researchers found.

The experiment, published in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions, assigned college undergraduates to solve challenging sets of word puzzles. Halfway through, some were allowed to take breaks ...

Non-Fatal Shooting in Plainfield Reported on Monday Evening

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A shooting in Plainfield took place on Monday night around 8:36 p.m.  Plainfield Police patrol units responded to the 800 block of Richmond Street to investigate a report of shots fired with a possible gunshot victim.

According to a press release from the police department, officers located an 18-year-old Plainfield resident with a non-life-threatening wound. The victim ...

Bottled Water Drive for Newark Residents Facing Lead Crisis, Drop off at Plainfield City Hall on Watchung Ave.

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The City of Plainfield is collecting bottled water donations to deliver to residents in Newark, New Jersey's largest city, who have been advised to drink bottled water in an effort to avoid lead contamination.

According to TAPinto Newark, bottled water distribution began on Monday at several locations throughout the city, but only for Newark residents of the western half ...

Rutgers Employee Pleads Guilty of Stealing $75K in Union Funds

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A former president and tresurer of a workers union, who was employed by Rutgers, has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $75,000 from the union.

Shelby Hyman, 52, of Franklin Township (Somerset), pleaded guilty Friday in Superior Court to one count of second-degree misapplication of entrusted funds, admitting that she took funds that were entrusted to her as either ...

Walmart Reopens After Reports of Masked Gunman, Police Say

UNION, NJ — Reports of a masked gunman at the Walmart located just off of Route 22 prompted the store's hour-long evacuation Thursday morning, police said.

Authorities evacuated the store following two separate calls to police reporting a masked gunman at the store, police said. Police received the first call at 10:48 a.m. and the store reopened noon, ...

‘The Rainmaker’ Brings Mesmerizing Emotions to Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

MADISON, NJ - “The Rainmaker” is a play that speaks to the heart and done with such elegance and simplicity that it is unforgettable.

Written by N. Richard Nash, this play isn’t often performed.  Under the guidance of Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte, the story is beautifully rendered by a cast that works fluidly together. It speaks so specifically to our longings and ...