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Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Tue, March 5, 5:30 PM

St. Francis Episcopal Church, Dunellen

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Food & Drink Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/05/2019 5:30pm 03/05/2019 7:00pm America/New_York Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

It’s Breakfast for Dinner! Join us for our annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper.

Tuesday, March 5th 5:30-7:00 pm

There is no charge for this event – just bring your appetite for food and fellowship!

St. Francis’ Church

Milbank Hall

400 New Market Road

Dunellen, NJ 08812

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400 New Market Rd. Dunellen, NJ 08812
St. Patrick's Dinner Fundraiser

Sat, March 9, 4:00 PM

Watchung Hills Elks Lodge #885, Warren

St. Patrick's Dinner Fundraiser

Food & Drink Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 03/09/2019 4:00pm 03/09/2019 8:00pm America/New_York St. Patrick's Dinner Fundraiser

Funds raised from this event go towards the new “Sensory Garden Playground” at Somerset Children’s Center. They are working to replace their old playground with a nice “Sensory Garden” area where children with multiple handicaps (Autism, Asperger Syndrome, and other communicative disorders) can find an environment that is conducive to rehabilitation and ...

1 Elks Trail Warren, NJ 07059
Purim Carnival

Sun, March 17, 10:00 AM

Congregation Knesseth Israel, Bound Brook

Purim Carnival

Arts & Entertainment Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 03/17/2019 10:00am 03/17/2019 12:15pm America/New_York Purim Carnival

Free admission - Open to the community!

Come celebrate Purim with fun activities and bake some Hamantaschen.

There will be games for children of all ages, and prizes!

Refreshments will be available - free for children, a small cost for adults.

229 Mountain Avenue Bound Brook, NJ 08805

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Watchung Hills Regional High School Annual Tricky Tray Dec. 12

December 10, 2019

This Thursday December 12th, at 6pm to 8:30pm, Watchung Hills Regional High School is hosting our annual Tricky Tray. Please come out for a fun evening and to support the high school! Dinner tickets are $25 and come with a buffet dinner, one sheet of raffle tickets, and one door prize entry. 

Get Ready to Light Up Warren

Time for our official Light Up Warren countdown!

As of tomorrow, we officially have 5. More. Days.

 

Saturday, Dec 14th, starting at 5:30pm, come drive through the Red Hill section of Warren to see the beautiful luminary lights on display.

Relax and enjoy what we hope is a restorative + peaceful moment in the midst of the holiday chaos as we celebrate our great neighborhood, ...

Morristown Medical Center Recognized Six Times as One of America’s ‘100 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs’

Morristown, NJ—Morristown Medical Center’s nationally recognized orthopedic program was again named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s list of ‘100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs.’ This is the medical center’s sixth consecutive year on the exclusive list, which is based on patient outcomes, satisfaction, and quality of ...

NPEA Hosts Special Education Roundtable

The North Plainfield Education Association (NPEA) will host a Special Education Roundtable on Thursday, December 12, 2019. This event will take place at the North Plainfield Vermeule Community Center located at 614 Greenbrook Road.  Dinner will be served at the beginning of the event (6 PM).

Teachers, education support professionals, elected officials, community leaders, and ...

The Gifted Child: Born or Bred?

The Gifted Child: Born or Bred?

Many parents of elementary age children want to ensure their children have the richest learning experiences possible and may search for gifted and talented programs. Are children born gifted? What can we do as parents to nurture a child’s potential for giftedness?

Barbara Clark, author of “Parenting Gifted Children” defines giftedness as ...

Morristown Medical Center’s Dr. Philippe Généreux Named One of World’s Most Highly Cited Researchers

Only One in 1,000 Scientists Receive This Designation; Dr. Géneréux’s Papers Rank in the Top 1% of Citations for Clinical Medicine

Morristown, NJ – Philippe Géneréux, MD, Co-Director of the Structural Heart Program at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center and an interventional cardiologist internationally known for his novel ...

Hunterdon Healthcare and Atlantic Health System Partner to Bring Enhanced Ambulatory Services to Somerset County

Hunterdon Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System have announced a partnership in Somerset County to further expand health care services.  The New Jersey-based health systems will share ownership of Bridgewater Physical and Occupational Therapy, Advanced Imaging at Bridgewater and Bridgewater Ambulatory Surgery Center all located at 1121 Route 22 West in Bridgewater, formerly the Bank ...

Innovation and Compassion: Overlook Medical Center Gives Summit's Homeless Sleeping Bags - Hand-made from Surgical Wrap

SUMMIT, NJ – DECEMBER 2019 - With icy weather on its way, Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center put its innovative spirit to work to help protect the City of Summit’s homeless population, with a donation of its own hand-made sleeping bags and pillows, created from re-purposed surgical blue wrap.

Surgical blue wrap, used to cover sterile surgical instruments and ...

Meet Claas Ehlers: Three Questions with the Newest Member of the Overlook Medical Center Community Advisory Board

Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers has been appointed to the Community Advisory Board of Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, one of the region’s premier providers of health care and home to some of the state’s top physicians.

The board provides a way for the community to help guide Overlook’s development and support its efforts to provide exceptional care.

She Lost Part of Her Leg. That Didn’t Stop this NJ Soul Food Chef

December 9, 2019

BelleJohns’ Soul Food has found success over the past few years, but things would be different if chef and owner Jewel Domino had believed what her doctors told her a year ago.

Last November, she was hit by a drunk driver, which resulted in her losing the bottom half of her left leg, Domino said. After many surgeries, she learned to manage her pain and walk with a prosthetic. And she did ...

Make Our Decadent Homemade Hot Chocolate

It takes just three ingredients and a few minutes to whip together this rich, creamy milk chocolate treat, perfect for a winter day.

Tip: A serrated knife will make quick work of chopping up a milk chocolate bar. We recommend using high-quality chocolate for a smooth, creamy drink. Milk chocolate chips won’t melt as easily as wafers or bars, but they’ll do in a ...

New Jersey Date Night: Our Favorite Pizza Places

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

The weekend after Thanksgiving, treat your date to a second helping of pie. Pizza, that is.

After so many days, the last thing anyone wants is another turkey sandwich with a side of leftovers. The flavors of Thanksgiving are amazing, but they’re not supposed to last forever. You and your date ...

Applications being Accepted for Temporary Bio Jobs in Sandy Hook

December 10, 2019

RED BANK, NJ: The Gateway National Recreation Area (Sandy Hook), has seven open positions for Biological Science Technicians.

Be advised, when 100 applications are received this job opening will close.

Salary: $18.71 per hour

Open & closing Dates: 12/09/2019 to 12/20/2019

The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period for Gateway National Recreation Area is March - September, but ...

Millennial Councilwoman Encourages Younger Generations to Get Involved in Local Government

December 10, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with Crystal Pruitt, Councilwoman of Franklin Township, at the 2019 New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference. Pruitt is currently the youngest person on the Franklin Township Council, and we spoke with her about her background, goals, and advice for millennials who want to get more politically active. 

Pruitt, who is also Chief of Staff for ...

Meadowlands Environmentalist Hackensack Riverkeeper Transforms Polluted NJ Industrial Sites

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- At this year’s New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference, TAPintoTV spoke with Captain Bill Sheehan of Hackensack Riverkeeper, about his organization and their efforts to revitalize the Hackensack River Watershed. 

Among its missions, Hacksensack Riverkeeper collaborates with planners to ensure that land use decisions reflect science and adhere to all ...

ArtPride NJ Highlights Economic Impact of Investment in the Arts

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- At this year’s New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference, TAPintoTV spoke with Megan LoBue, Development Manager for ArtPride New Jersey, about the organization’s resources and latest arts initiatives. 

ArtPride NJ supports New Jersey’s creative community and is widely viewed as the go-to source for research, innovative programs and services, and ...

Opinion: California’s New Labor Law is Killing Business – NJ is About to do the Same

November 22, 2019

As a former California resident with many friends still there, I watched with horror as Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) was passed. The bill, which takes effect January 1, 2020, reclassifies many independent contractors as employees. The upside is that some workers in this gig economy will gain employee benefits and other worker protections. The downside is that my California-based freelance writer friends ...

Man of Steel

Over Thanksgiving my daughter, home from college, wanted to do something with me that would be fun, healthy, and relaxing.

Perfect, I told her, thinking we could watch football, drink lite beer, and maybe fall asleep on the couch.

It turns out her idea of something fun, healthy, and relaxing was to attend a yoga class.

Here is what I know about yoga. Nothing.

Here is what I fear about ...

Devil Inside

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil for you are with me; your help line and your IT staff, they comfort me.
- Psalm 23:4. Internet Edition v2.0

After years of being beaten down by mysterious and ill-timed failures of technology, I am beginning to suspect that I am the victim of unexplained dark forces originating from the valley of the shadow of death.

Lame-Duck Session in New Jersey: What Can They Get Done? 

The period of time between Election Day in early November, and when a new Governor or new legislators take the oath of office in January is often fraught with many twists and turns. In the middle of lots of holiday festivities, there's a rush to try to get stuff done.

Congress in 1933, passed the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, as President Hoover was leaving the White House, and newly ...

'A Christmas Carol' Reverberates at Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ - When the spirited production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” begins, you’re inclined to think it’s a comedic take on grouchy Ebenezer Scrooge. But we soon see that the Neil Barlett adaptation of the tale does dwell on the dark side. The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has more than done justice to this familiar tale.

Dickens had a way of ...

'Cinderella' Shimmers at Paper Mill Playhouse

MILLBURN, NJ - The story of Cinderella and her prince seems to have ongoing appeal for all ages. The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical glitters and shines with strong voices and sharp choreography by Joann M. Hunter. Director Mark Hoebee has brought a loving, affectionate touch to this production. Artistic Director Mark S.Hoebee brings affectionate insights to this production,

The play leans ...

Obituaries

Mark G. “ALJ” Aljian, 50, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, November 18, 2019, while ...
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Applications being Accepted for Temporary Bio Jobs in Sandy Hook

December 10, 2019

RED BANK, NJ: The Gateway National Recreation Area (Sandy Hook), has seven open positions for Biological Science Technicians.

Be advised, when 100 applications are received this job opening will close.

Salary: $18.71 per hour

Open & closing Dates: 12/09/2019 to 12/20/2019

The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period for Gateway National Recreation Area is March - September, but ...

Sparta's German Christmas Market: Linzer Tarts and a Truck to Deliver Them

SPARTA, NJ – People have been preparing for the 2019 German Christmas Market nearly since the day the 2018 event closed.  The huts have been assembled on the boardwalk and other behind the scenes activities were going on all week.

On Wednesday, Carl Hagan of Rev it Up donated a box rental truck for volunteers to make pick ups and deliveries.  Hagan, a Gold Sponsor of the market ...

Holiday Fire Truck Parade Will Feature Over 140 Vehicles

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The West Paterson and Totowa Fire Departments are extremely excited to present their first Holiday Parade on Saturday, Nov. 30. It is not to be missed, they say, as over 140 trucks, apparatuses, and floats are expected. The parade will start at 6 p.m.

Roads along the area of the parade route will be closed off between 5 and 5:30 p.m. Police advise that you arrive at your ...

Fun Things To Do In New Jersey That Don't Involve Shopping On Black Friday

NEW JERSEY - Black Friday is of course the day after Thanksgiving when most people head to the malls and shops in hopes of scoring deals on holiday gifts. The use of the term relating to shopping dates back to the 80s, but the real history of the term may actually date back to the 50s according to the History Channel. In Philadelphia the term used to refer to the day before the big Army/Navy ...

FreeWalkers Lead Gobble Gobble Hike on Friday

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Go ahead, have that second (or third) helping of turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes with no guilt on Thanksgiving.  Then join the FreeWalkers' Gobble Gobble Hike on Friday to work it all off.

Risa Olinsky, President of the local walking group, will lead a five-mile trail hike, around three hours, in South Mountain Reservation.  Highlights will include ...

Police Find Cocaine, Cash, Loaded Firearm Upon Arrest of Plainfield Man

December 4, 2019

A Plainfield Police Division investigation, with assistance from the Prosecutor’s Office’s newly formed Opioid Task Force, yielded the arrest of a Plainfield man and the recovery of a significant quantity of cocaine and a loaded firearm, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo announced Wednesday.

Juan Carlos Franco, 39, was charged with first-degree possession of a ...

Toys ‘R’ Us Returns, Opens First Location at Garden State Plaza

PARAMUS, NJ — After a year and a half off the market, beloved toy chain Toys 'R' Us has made a comeback in Paramus.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on Wednesday, Nov. 27 at New Jersey’s largest mall -- the first location in the U.S. The opening comes just 48 hours before the biggest shopping event of the season, Black ...

After E-Scooter Fatality, Mayor Says Need Second Look at Program

ELIZABETH, NJ - After a teenager riding a Lime E-scooter collided with a tow truck and died Wednesday night in Elizabeth, Mayor J. Christian Bollwage says it's time to re-evaluate the program.

The youth has been identified as 16-year-old Nelson Miranda Gomez, a resident of Elizabeth. 

Mayor Bollwage released the following statement on Wednesday. 

"On Wednesday ...

Popcorn Company wins Easterseal’s Disability Employment Expertise Award

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The smell of freshly popped popcorn greets visitors as they enter the offices of Popcorn for the People whose bags and tins of gourmet popcorn flavors line the packaging tables in the company’s Piscataway production center, waiting to be sold to customers at such places as the Rutgers Football Stadium and to theater goers in New York City.

“We try to stick to ...

Raritan Valley Line: Off-Peak ‘One-Seat Ride’ Service to NYC Returns

FANWOOD, NJ -- Starting today (Monday, Nov. 4), off-peak (morning and evening) NYC direct trains into Midtown Manhattan has resumed service along NJ Transit's Raritan Valley Line.

Getting these trains back is progress but the fight for better, reliable service continues, according to Raritan Valley Line Mayors' Alliance (RVL Mayors), a bi-partisan group of 32 Mayors from ...

Scenes from The Red Carpet Screening of 'Shooting Heroin' at Cranford Theater

CRANFORD, NJ -- Scotch Plains native Garry Pastore (The Irishman and HBO's The Deuce) and writer-director Spencer T. Folmar hosted a red carpet screening of the film “Shooting Heroin” on Thursday, Nov. 14, at the newly reopened Cranford Movie Theater.

Folmar told the audience that he was inspired to write the movie after seeing the effect of the opioid epidemic ...

'A Christmas Carol' Reverberates at Shakespeare Theatre

MADISON, NJ - When the spirited production of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” begins, you’re inclined to think it’s a comedic take on grouchy Ebenezer Scrooge. But we soon see that the Neil Barlett adaptation of the tale does dwell on the dark side. The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has more than done justice to this familiar tale.

Dickens had a way of ...