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Happy Ending: Charley Found Safe

September 11, 2019

UPDATE: Found safe and sound! Charley was found safe on Tuesday. “ WE FOUND HIM!!!!,” his family said.  He was stuck in a 10' well behind our neighbors' property! Thank you all for your concern and help!”

WARREN, NJ - Have you Seen Charley? Charley got out of his fenced yard early Monday morning around 3:30am. near Dock Watch Hollow and Washington Valley ...

Have You Seen Charley? Missing in Warren

UPDATE: Found safe and sound!

WARREN, NJ - Have you Seen Charley? Charley got out of his fenced yard early Monday morning around 3:30am. near Dock Watch Hollow and Washington Valley Road. Has a collar with his name and contact number, has a chip. 

His family says he’s very friendly and approachable. 

 

Contact Lauren if you spot him ...

Imagine Seeks Volunteers to Provide Grief Support

September 21, 2019

Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss currently seeks volunteers to serve as peer support group facilitators for children and families coping with loss due to death.  An upcoming training will be held October 11th-14th, 2019.

Imagine groups are facilitated by trained adult volunteers who attend a 32-hour training and quarterly continuing education, and receive ongoing supervision.  ...

Caring Contact Honors National Suicide Prevention Month with Area Coffee Shops

Caring Contact, with support from Northfield Bank, is offering Awareness Coffee Sleeves in 19 area coffee shops to help raise awareness about suicide during National Suicide Prevention Month.  

During September, mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, allies, and community members unite to promote suicide prevention awareness. In Fanwood ,The Railside ...

Collections for Homeless Women

Homelessness is a major issue in America. Thousands of homeless women, on a monthly basis, are placed in crisis situations when they get their period. Click on the link below to learn how.

 

But don't stop there.... add BAPZ to your shopping list this weekend! Help Beta Alpha Rho Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority  help those in need. No one should be denied the ability to ...

TAPinto Launches Milestones: Wedding Announcements, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Graduations, Reunions and More

TAPinto.net has launched Milestones, a new section dedicated to publishing reader wedding announcements, bar/bat mitzvah announcements, graduations, reunions and more. 

Free for a limited time, readers can submit important milestones in their lives and those of their family, and have them published on TAPinto, enabling the community to hear about the happy news and join in the ...

Parenti Joins Provenzano to Reduce Opioid Recidivism Rates

SOMERVILLE, NJ - North Plainfield Chief of Police and GOP candidate for Sheriff William “Bill” Parenti is announcing a partnership with current Somerset County Sheriff Frank Provenzano to bring a new approach to combat the opioid epidemic to Somerset County.

According to Parenti, the Rhode Island Corrections (RIC) initiated approach will use Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), ...

Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Fundraiser for Rose Checchio's Meditation Garden

One of the founding members of the Scotch Plains Garden Club and Scotch Plains Councilwoman, Rose Checchio, lost her battle to breast cancer in October 2018. Rose was passionate about her community, love for the outdoors and finding peace through meditation.    In an effort to honor these passions, the Scotch Plains Garden Club and Family and Friends of Rose's are hosting a ...

Brain Surgery Breakthrough and Other News from Atlantic Health System

On this AtlantiCast, see how Atlantic Health System is breaking new ground when it comes to brain surgery, learn about a new clinical trial into the treatment of melanoma, find out how Overlook Medical Center is turning trash into treasure and making health care more environmentally friendly and much more!

 

How TeleStroke Speeds Treatment

Atlantic Health System, working with Atlantic Ambulance, was the first in the nation to deploy and use portable TeleStroke technology in ambulances for routine prehospital assessment of stroke patients.

When called to a stroke emergency, paramedics carry a portable device into the transporting ambulance and connect with a stroke neurologist who uses his/her desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile ...

Vegan Shawarma’s Plant-Based Foods Recreate Tastes of an Israeli Childhood

September 19, 2019

Consumers identifying themselves as vegan has increased from just 1% to 6% between 2014 and 2017, a 600% increase, according to a report in Forbes. Growth of plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy products is on the rise. Vegan (no animal products, including dairy) products are growing in popularity even among those who don't consider themselves vegetarian ...

New Jersey Date Night: Autumn Apple Picking

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

When you date someone not from New Jersey they might ask why we’re known as the Garden State. Typically the answer can be found with one visit to a local farmer’s market, but if doubt persists all you have to do is take them to a New Jersey orchard. 

A beautiful fall afternoon becomes ...

Two Apple Cider Cocktails Perfect for Fall Sipping

It’s apple season in New Jersey, and with it comes fresh apple cider.

We asked Grain & Cane Bar & Table in Berkeley Heights to share a couple of their favorite apple cider cocktail recipes. These are perfect for sipping as we slide past the dog days of summer and into the fall.

Cider Old Fashioned

“This one is our new featured ...

Jersey Shore Outdoors: LBI Area Fishing Report by Jim Hutchinson Sr.

September 17, 2019

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - The end to the 2019 summer flounder season in New Jersey is drawing near with the final day this Saturday, September 21. Predicted strong winds will roil the ocean up for most of the rest of the week and likely mean a slow finish to the season.

I fished the Little Egg Reef with fishing buddies Joe Hummel and Dave Rinear last week, and we returned to the dock ...

New Jersey’s First Utility Offshore Wind Farms: What You Need to Know

WARETOWN, NJ – Although wind energy generates electricity for many homes worldwide, offshore wind turbines for that use are still a novelty in the United States. That said, a wind farm project underway in New Jersey will ultimately provide energy to more than half a million residences. This translates to 1,100 MW and puts the state on the national map with its largest wind farm.

At a ...

New Jersey Assemblyman Andrew Zwicker Talks about Ways to Fuel Economic Growth on State of Affairs with Steve Adubato

September 18, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Andrew Zwicker, Chair of the Science, Innovation & Technology Committee in the New Jersey State Assembly, appeared on State of Affairs with Steve Adubato to discuss ways his committee can foster innovation and job growth in the state. 

Zwicker is also a physicist from Princeton University, and Head of Communications and Public Outreach for the university’s Plasma ...

North Essex Chamber of Commerce Marking Milestone with 50th Anniversary Gala & Fundraiser

ESSEX COUNTY, NEW JERSEY -- The North Essex Chamber of Commerce (NECC) is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a Gala & Fundraiser to be held on September 26 at The Manor in West Orange, NJ. The NECC is the official chamber of commerce for nine towns in Essex County, NJ: Montclair, Fairfield, West Caldwell, Caldwell, North Caldwell, Roseland, Verona, Cedar Grove and Essex Fells. 

The ...

HomeGrown NJ Highlights Asbury Park’s Progressive & LGTBQ-Friendly Spirit

ASBURY PARK, NJ -- Besides sand, surf and Springsteen, Asbury Park has been known in recent years as a hub for the New Jersey LGBTQ community. HomeGrown Host Stephanie Willoughby spoke with Comedian & Activist Jess Alaimo about the LGBTQ-friendly atmosphere of Asbury Park. Alaimo grew up in Asbury Park, where she still lives, and has family roots here. She founded the Asbury Park Young ...

Remembering 9/11: a Warren resident remembers

September 10, 2019

 

Eighteen years. The day that changed my life and our country.

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 with broken glass, my ...

Wanderlust

There are lots of places I would like to visit before I die.

Mars is not one of them.

For starters, it would take something like nine months just to get there. I don’t have that much vacation time.

And even if the travel could be whittled away by technologies yet to be invented to something approaching a flight to, say, Siberia, there is still the problem of leg room. Although I ...

Don't Leave Home Without It

I need to replace my wallet.

More accurately, it is a billfold, a name which blandly describes what it does. After years of riding in a dark pocket compressed mercilessly by 200 plus pounds of backside and being opened and closed many times a day, the poor thing has gotten kind of shabby.

It is worn and faded, just waiting to be torn at its flimsy perforation into two foldless bills.

My ...

Is it Time for New Jersey to 'Get in the Game', and Permanently Move Up Our Presidential Primary?

Each week former New Jersey State Assemblymen and former gubernatorial candidates John Wisniewski (Democrat) & Jack Ciattarelli (Republican) will tackle New Jersey's most pressing issues. This week: New Jersey's late Presidential Primary

On the Democratic side, there more than 20 candidates running for President -- there might be some very crowded state primaries. On ...

Things to Do to Celebrate the Last Weekend of Summer 2019

September 21, 2019

NEW JERSEY - Fall begins on Monday, September 23 making the upcoming weekend the final one of 2019. With temps forecast to be summerlike, it's a great weekend to be outside. Here's a list of fun outdoor activities to say goodbye to the summer of 2019.

Holland Ridge Farm's Sunflower Festival begins on Saturday, September 21 and runs through October 27. The Cream Ridge farm is ...

Obituaries

Henry Seesselberg, 86, of Warren passed away Saturday, April 6 at the Eastern Star Home in ...
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Watchung Hills Regional High School Student Selected to USA International Debate Team

September 10, 2019

 

WARREN,  NJ  – Roopa Irakam, a senior at Watchung Hills Regional High School, has been selected to the USA International Debate Team. Roopa is the first student from Watchung Hills Regional High School to be selected for the USA Debate Team in the last seven years.

The USA Debate Team competes against other countries throughout the year, culminating in the World ...

Things to Do to Celebrate the Last Weekend of Summer 2019

September 21, 2019

NEW JERSEY - Fall begins on Monday, September 23 making the upcoming weekend the final one of 2019. With temps forecast to be summerlike, it's a great weekend to be outside. Here's a list of fun outdoor activities to say goodbye to the summer of 2019.

Holland Ridge Farm's Sunflower Festival begins on Saturday, September 21 and runs through October 27. The Cream Ridge farm is ...

Jersey Shore Outdoors: LBI Area Fishing Report by Jim Hutchinson Sr.

LONG BEACH ISLAND REGION - The end to the 2019 summer flounder season in New Jersey is drawing near with the final day this Saturday, September 21. Predicted strong winds will roil the ocean up for most of the rest of the week and likely mean a slow finish to the season.

I fished the Little Egg Reef with fishing buddies Joe Hummel and Dave Rinear last week, and we returned to the dock ...

Scotch Plains Township, Lidl, Issue Statements on Redevelopment at Snuffy's Pantagis Renaissance

September 21, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Township of Scotch Plains and German-owned supermarket chain Lidl have both issued statements on the current business arrangement between Lidl and the owners of Snuffy's Pantagis Renaissance catering and event facility. 

Confusion was abound on Wednesday as Snuffy's posted on social media that it is not closing and that media reports have been ...

After Remarks About Islam, Deputy Mayor Apologizes

RARITAN TWP., NJ – In a statement this afternoon, Raritan Township Deputy Mayor Lou Reiner apologized for his remarks yesterday that Islam is a cancer and “absolutely evil.”

"I sincerely regret my Facebook post yesterday using a poor choice of words, seemingly calling the entire Islamic faith violent," Reiner wrote. "My intentions were to highlight the radical ...

Man Charged for False Report of Carjacking and Causing Public Alarm On Mountain Ave. Wednesday

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - William Richards of Bayville, NJ was arrested for filing a false report of a carjacking incident and causing a false public alarm on Wednesday, September 18. 

Berkeley Heights Police Department responded to the area of 900 Mountain Avenue on report of a motor vehicle crash on Wednesday. Upon arrival at the scene a William Richards of Bayville, NJ reported to ...

Islam 'A Cancer,' 'Violent' Religion, Township Committeeman Says

RARITAN TWP., NJ -  Saturday’s attacks on a Saudi Arabia oil processing plant – which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed on Iran – is something that Raritan Township Committeeman Lou Reiner isn’t accepting quietly.

Reiner, who has long been an unapologetic conservative, has taken to Facebook in reaction to the attacks.

Among the memes shared by Reiner ...

Amber Alert: Missing 5-year Old Girl From South Jersey

BRIDGETON, NJ -- An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing 5 year old girl who disappeared from a park on Monday, September 16.  Dulce Maria Alavez was last seen in the area of Bridgeton City Park just before 5pm.  Her mother, Noema Alavez, reported to police that her daughter and her 3 year old son were playing nearby on the swings while she remained in her ...

House Music Festival a Big Hit, Brings Awareness to Prostate Cancer

PLAINFIELD, NJ – Plainfield celebrated the House Music and Prostate Cancer Awareness Festival on Saturday at Milt Campbell Field Park. Families from all over the city and beyond came to enjoy the festivities.

The event is the brainchild of Agurs “Lenny” Cathcart, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2017, and Terrence “T-Bone” Johnson, two community members ...