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Watchung Hills Marching Band Fundraisers: Mugs, Prom Dresses and more

November 11, 2019

As you may have heard, the Watchung  Hills Regional High School Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Marching  Band will be traveling to the University of Delaware, Washington DC, and  Norfolk, VA for our biannual trip this April. To offset costs, and to offset  about $1200 worth of equipment needed for sustaining the next season performances, the  Band Parents ...

10 Things to Know About Mental Health and Aging at Scotch Plains Library on Nov. 22

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The public is invited to join Dr. Rosalind Dorlen, Psy.D, at the Scotch Plains Public Library on Friday, Nov. 22, when she will present the concept that mental health problems are not a “normal” part of aging and that mental health plays an important role in our physical health.

She will provide helpful suggestions and steps that seniors can take to ...

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey presents COLORFORMS: Paintings and Sculpture by Serena Bocchino

COLORFORMS: Paintings and Sculpture by Serena Bocchino

OPENING RECEPTION: NOVEMBER 16, 2019, 2-4Ppm

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey 

68 Elm Street

Summit NJ 07901

(908) 273-9121

Internationally exhibited artist, Serena Bocchino will be exhibiting paintings and sculpture at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey 68 Elm Street, Summit NJ, from November 16, 2019, through ...

TAPinto Continues to Expand Vital Local Election Coverage in 2019

Our mission at TAPinto is to revive local journalism to provide objective, high-quality coverage of the stories that matter to the communities we serve.  Research has consistently shown that local news coverage is vital to our democracy and our civic lives. That’s why coverage of local elections is so important, particularly as sources of local news become more regionalized or ...

Announce a Wedding, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Graduation, Reunion and More with Milestones on TAPinto

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 celebration.  All published Milestones can be shared on social media directly from TAPinto.  And, all Milestones live on TAPinto forever, creating a keepsake that families can ...

Primrose School of Warren Celebrates Trunk or Treat

WARREN, NJ - This year the Primrose School of Warren celebrated its 7th annual Trunk or Treat on Wed. Oct 30.   This year, police closed off parts of the street to accommodate the 250+ participants.  The school had over 15 cars decorated to the delight of the kids. The event started with a school wide parade lead by primrose students which officially kicked off the ...

Atlantic Health System Nationally Recognized with 2019 Healthcare Impact Award

Modern Healthcare, one of the industry's leading sources of healthcare business and policy news, research and information, has recognized Atlantic Health System as one of the Best Website Campaigns of the year for the launch of their interactive mobile-first website.

The Healthcare Marketing Impact Awards are designed to recognize healthcare's best advertising, marketing, promotion and ...

Atlantic Health System Introduces Atlantic Visiting Nurse

Atlantic Health System is pleased to announce that the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills (VNASH) and Atlantic Home Care and Hospice, a division of Atlantic Health System, will join to create a new home health and hospice organization, Atlantic Visiting Nurse. Atlantic Visiting Nurse will support patients throughout the entire care continuum as they move from one setting to the next, ...

Leading a Sustainable Way Forward in Health Care

Carolyn Brown-Dancy, Director Environmental Health and Safety, Atlantic Health System, views the healthcare system’s mission of “Building Healthier Communities” as an opportunity to be a leader in sustainability. Her leadership commitment to create award-wining programs and implement programs to dramatically reduce waste and increase recycling ...

Recipe from the Farm: Erin Headley’s Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

November 9, 2019

John and Erin Headley operate a small cranberry bog deep in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens. John works with the Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension in Washington Township, Burlington County, where researchers from Rutgers University work to combat pest and disease problems and study the many health benefits of cranberries.

Cranberries are a family ...

Harvest Time for Cranberries in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens

Growing cranberries is a family business in New Jersey, with a lifestyle that involves intense work during a growing season, nurturing plants and flooding fields for gathering fruit. Nobody knows this better than Bill Cutts, one of three generations of family members who are now reaping the harvest deep in New Jersey’s Pine Barrens.

The Cutts family has been farming blueberries and ...

Make Our One-Bowl Leftover Halloween Candy Cookie Bars

Let’s face it: No one is ever going to eat all that Halloween candy. Why not chop up those fun-size chocolate bars and throw them into some cookie dough with a handful or two of M&M’s?

This one-bowl recipe is even easier than drop cookies and ready in under an hour, with no special equipment necessary.

Safety tip: When coating the foil-covered pan with cooking spray, hold it ...

Belmar Prepares Beach for Winter, Dunes Not to be Built on Southern End — Unless Needed

November 4, 2019

BELMAR, NJ — The annual ritual of “closing” the beach for the winter has been completed in Belmar, with one visible difference. There are no temporary dunes on the southern end of the 1.3-mile oceanfront.

Under Belmar’s new beach management plan, the entire beachfront will remain free of these sand berms unless the borough receives the go-ahead from state officials to ...

Bergen County Theater Company Features Arts Programs for Kids of All Ages

November 8, 2019

RIDGEWOOD, NJ — In the next installation of HomeGrown: Ridgewood, Host Stephanie Willoughby visits with staff and performers at Porch Light Productions, a theater company in Bergen County offering theater and related arts programs for students from kindergarten through college. 

Founded in 2005, Porch Light Productions features a wide range of programs, such as classes in acting ...

State of Affairs Breaks Down $54 Million Allotted for New Jersey Child Care Subsidies

NEW JERSEY — NJ Department of Human Services Commissioner, Carole Johnson, explains to Steve Adubato on State of Affairs how $54 million allocated by the state will be used to raise subsidy rates for child care, allowing more families to afford better child care options.

Commissioner Johnson explained that by securing these funds, it’s the state’s hope that child care can be ...

East Brunswick Day Highlights Diversity and Community in Middlesex County, NJ

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- At this year’s East Brunswick Day, an annual event which brings together community residents, officials and businesses, TAPintoTV spoke with several attendees and participants. The event, which is in its sixth year, was held at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center and included local vendors, nonprofit organizations, township programs, local government, youth ...

de Pinho “FIT to Serve” residents best on Warren Township Committee

November 1, 2019

Here is why Warren Township residents should vote for me on Election Day, November 5th:

Our local newspaper, the Echoes Sentinel, has endorsed me.  I am honored to receive their endorsement since they regularly attend our Township Committee meetings, cover the issues and know who has questioned the governing body.
I am the only candidate that has regularly attended our Township ...

Jolanta Maziarz for Warren Township Committee

My name is Jolanta Maziarz, and I am running to continue my work as Township Committeewoman in Warren Township. For those of you who may not know me, I would like to take a few moments to tell you a little bit about myself.

Almost twenty years ago, my husband, our two little girls and I moved to Warren. It was our dream to live here, and I could not imagine raising my daughters and my two ...

Jim Barrood Looks Back at His Tenure at the New Jersey Tech Council

November 3, 2019

Jim Barrood recently completed five years as president and CEO of the New Jersey Tech Council.  In my role as editor and publisher of NJTechWeekly.com, I recently interviewed Jim about his tenure at the Council:   

Can you talk about some of the accomplishments you’ve been most proud of at the Council?

Our community has enormous capabilities when we work together.

Is Your Child Bullying Others? Look for these five signs

Bullying is an unsettling topic for any parent, but it’s an important one as it can start early. Read this article to pinpoint five behaviors that could point to bullying and learn what you can do to teach your child awareness.

Observe your child in different settings if you have concerns, and look for these signs:

Increasingly makes fun of or tries to aggravate younger children or ...

How to Put the 'Kind" Back in Kindergarten

Many parents ask, “How do I ensure my children will be kind?” We all want our children to be happy, well liked and good toward others. There are some basic things we can do that set a strong foundation for these pursuits and support our children’s social skills.

Act kindly yourself. Modeling is by far the best way to instill kind behavior in your children. Children love to ...

Thanks for the Memories

I want to Marie Kondo my head.

I want to remove all the junk in there that is no longer giving me joy.

Actually, I don’t really know much about Marie Kondo, other than a vague understanding that she is the guru of decluttering. Once while surfing Netflix, I clicked on her show, Tidying Up. I thought it might be some sort of grisly crime scene drama.

It turns out it was a reality TV ...

Automation Inflation

I hate robots.

They talk funny and have no personality.

If that makes me a human racist, then so be it.

I talked to a robot on the phone the other day. it was sitting virtually within the deep, dark recesses of a computer connected to the working end of an 800 number. It tried to convince me that it was human. It asked me flat questions in an artificially chipper voice and then pretended ...

Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

Over half of Garden State property tax bills go toward educating the state's nearly 1.4 million public school students.

The average New Jersey tax bill is $8,767. About 52.6% of that, or $4,610, is the taxes the local school district levies on homeowners and property owners, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

But the average taxpayers in some ...

Thank You Warren Township

November 9, 2019

Thank you Warren Township Voters!!  I am truly grateful for the tremendous voter support I received on Election Day. I am honored by your trust in me and am very excited to get to workfor you.  As a first time candidate and now, elected official, I am especially grateful for the multitude of encouraging emails, calls and messages that I received from friends, ...

Jerry Searfoss is Best for Green Brook

I’ve known Jerry Searfoss for 17 years and throughout that time he has always served the people of Green Brook. During his years on the Board of Education, as a member of the Green Brook Lions Club, and as a member of the Green Brook Township Committee, Jerry has always impressed me with his level-headedness and his ability to address issues by taking away the static surrounding them and ...

Jon Bramnick is a Really Good Guy

To the Editor:

We have known Jon Bramnick for over 15 years as a friend of the family and as a tireless advocate for our town of Chatham.  We can say without a doubt that he is one of the most genuinely truly good men out there. 

He is one of the hardest workers we've ever known.  He is a honest, filled with integrity and has a great natural charisma about him that makes ...

VIDEO: NJ Hall of Fame Inducts 19 New Members: Martha Stewart, Southside Johnny, Jason Alexander, The Smithereens, and Others

October 31, 2019

ASBURY PARK, NJ -- One doesn't usually expect a town on the Jersey Shore to be the hottest place on a Sunday night in late October, but Asbury Park was the place to be on Sunday evening as the New Jersey Hall of Fame inducted its 2019 honorees at the Paramount Theatre.

With a red carpet and camera crews from entertainment TV shows, the event had the feel of the Oscars. The "A" ...

'A Doll's House Part 2' Makes Timeless Claims at Summit Playhouse

SUMMIT, NJ – You wouldn’t think a follow-up to Henrik Ibsen’s play about Nora Helmer in 19th century Norway would be especially relevant today.

But the smart, funny sequel by Lucas Hnath has much to say about marriage, the cost of independence, abandoning one’s family and other issues that ring true. When Nora insists that marriage won’t exist in 20 or 30 years, ...

'Romeo and Juliet' Stay Eternally Young at Shakespeare Theatre

No matter how often, or how rarely, you may have seen Shakespeare’s love letter to “Romeo and Juliet,” it still returns with blazing life, in the romantic balcony scene, in the hard lessons we learn about Capulets and Montagues and in the eternal flame of lives snuffed out too soon.

The production at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison has held audiences ...

'Chasing Rainbows' at Paper Mill Explores Garland's Early Career

MILLBURN, NJ  - Judy Garland has made an amazing comeback, with both this charming musical at Paper Mill Playhouse and the new film starring Renee Zellweger. It’s also the anniversary of ‘The Wizard of Oz,” a film that never seems to lose its appeal. Garland’s early career is the focus of “Chasing Rainbows, The Road to Oz.”

Ruby Rakos is a sound choice ...

Obituaries

Henry Seesselberg, 86, of Warren passed away Saturday, April 6 at the Eastern Star Home in ...
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WHRHS Football: Passaic Tech Ends Watchung Hills’ Season In Playoffs, 49-15

November 8, 2019

WAYNE, NJ - The first half was all Passaic Tech and the Bulldogs move on in the NJSIAA Tournament, Quarterfinal Round, North Jersey, Section 1, Group 5  after topping Watchung Hills on Friday, 49-15. Watchung Hills ends its season at 5-5. But just last year, the Warriors were 0-10.

 

“We went up against a good team tonight that gave us problems on both sides of the ...

Tiny Horse Brings Big Smiles to Warren

WARREN, NJ - The weather outside may have been cold, wet and dreary but inside Mt. Horeb Elementary School in Warren, NJ on Tuesday, October 22, the preschool students were sunny with warm smiles and full of joy and love for Michelangelo, the miniature horse from Hope’s Promise Farm in Chester, NJ. 

 

Doris Zanchelli, school nurse and the Mt. Horeb Parent ...

WHRHS Football: Watchung Hills Comes Back to Defeat New Brunswick, 34-33

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Watchung Hills came back from a 20-0 deficit in a 34-33 thriller Friday night over New Brunswick. 

The Warriors’ junior quarterback Chad Martini threw for two touchdowns, and ran in one, and Trevor Schmidt rushed for two TDS and caught a 2-point conversion pass to lead the scoring for the Warriors. Martini connected on 11-of-20 passes for ...

WHRHS Girls Soccer: Watchung Hills Shuts Out Columbia to Advance in State Tournament

WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills is moving on to the North 2, Group 4 quarterfinals on Thursday after a dominating shut out of Columbia on Tuesday, 7-0.

Chloe  Ferreira and Jenna Tobia each scored twice and Emily Morris, Ashley MacManus and Sara Sifert each found the net once on assists from Patty DePinho, Lauren Dolce, Jayden Fleischhacker, and Leslie Sena.

 

“I was very ...

Ben Franklin Bridge, Camden Roadways To Close Sunday Morning for Annual Run

November 1, 2019

CAMDEN, NJ — The Benjamin Franklin Bridge will be closed for about two hours Sunday morning and the Camden waterfront and downtown area will be inaccessible to cars as the annual Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge Charity Event takes place.

The bridge will be closed Nov. 3 from 7:45 to 9:30 a.m. to vehicular traffic. PATCO train service will also be affected. Westbound ...

Check Out Some Of New Jersey's Most Haunted Spots This Halloween Weekend

NEW JERSEY - Witches, goblins and ghosts are in the air. Well, not really, but for those who love to be scared, New Jersey has a cornucopia of ghost stories that will send a shiver down even the strongest spine. If you're looking for a creepy spot to visit , here are a few of the Garden State's most hair-raising places.

Alpine and ghost stories may not by synonymous, but tell that ...

History Lesson on Revolutionary Rivals Presented in Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Old Dutch Parsonage historic site at 65 Washington Place, the home of Jacob Rusten Hardenbergh, a founder and first president of Rutgers University, will host an open house Saturday, Nov. 2nd that will focus on "Revolutionary Rivals" and the early days of Rutgers and Princeton University in the 18th and 19th centuries.

The program begins at 10 a.m. with an open ...

Check Out Some Of New Jersey's Most Haunted Spots This Halloween

NEW JERSEY - With Halloween just three days away witches, goblins and ghosts are in the air. Well, not really, but for those who love to be scared, New Jersey has a cornucopia of ghost stories that will send a shiver down even the strongest spine. If you're looking for a creepy spot to visit on Mischief Night or October 31, here are a few of the Garden State's most hair-raising ...

Water Main Break Shuts Down Short Hills Mall

November 11, 2019

SHORT HILLS, NJ - Earlier today, the Mall at Short Hills was closed down when a water main break prompted the evacuation of shoppers and a cleanup effort to get the mall back on its feet.

According to Millburn Fire Chief Robert Echavarria, the shutdown stemmed from the after-effects of the break.

"We had a water main break that feeds to all the fire suppression to the mall," ...

New Jersey-Based Actor Garry Pastore Will Host NJ Premiere of 'Shooting Heroin' at Cranford Theatre on Nov. 14

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Shooting Heroin, a film with an all-star cast, including Scotch Plains native Garry Pastore, motion picture dealing with the drug epidemic makes its New Jersey premiere when it hits the big screen on Thursday Nov. 14 at the newly reopened Cranford Theatre.

Related: Cranford Movie Theatre Reopens Friday

In attendance will be police chiefs, officers and DEA agents ...

Clean Up Continues After Tanker Spill

SUMMIT, NJ - Clean-up is ongoing after a tanker overturned on Broad Street -- near the Route 24 overpass -- in the early morning hours of November 4.

According to the City of Summit, the accident -- which occurred at approximately 3:15 a.m. -- resulted in an estimated 1,350 gallons of gasoline spilling out into the roadway and surrounding vicinity and forced the closure of multiple ...

VIDEO: NJ Hall of Fame Inducts 19 New Members: Martha Stewart, Southside Johnny, Jason Alexander, The Smithereens, and Others

ASBURY PARK, NJ -- One doesn't usually expect a town on the Jersey Shore to be the hottest place on a Sunday night in late October, but Asbury Park was the place to be on Sunday evening as the New Jersey Hall of Fame inducted its 2019 honorees at the Paramount Theatre.

With a red carpet and camera crews from entertainment TV shows, the event had the feel of the Oscars. The "A" ...

Rutgers Jewish Film Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary in November

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Rutgers Jewish Film Festival will be celebrating 20 years of exploring Jewish history, culture and identity through film when it kicks off Nov. 3.

The festival, which runs until Nov. 17, will feature 19 films, including four New Jersey premieres and a closing night preview screening, and discussions with filmmakers, scholars and other noteworthy guests.

The opening ...

Barchi Calls for Investigation After Reports of Physical, Mental Abuse in Rutgers Softball Program

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers President Robert Barchi is calling for an outside investigation in the wake of a published report detailing allegations of widespread physical and mental abuse inside the university's softball program.

Head coach Kristen Butler's training drills are so rigorous that players often end up throwing up or in tears, according to NJ Advance Media's article - ...

'A Doll's House Part 2' Makes Timeless Claims at Summit Playhouse

SUMMIT, NJ – You wouldn’t think a follow-up to Henrik Ibsen’s play about Nora Helmer in 19th century Norway would be especially relevant today.

But the smart, funny sequel by Lucas Hnath has much to say about marriage, the cost of independence, abandoning one’s family and other issues that ring true. When Nora insists that marriage won’t exist in 20 or 30 years, ...