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“Can I ask you a question? Who does your eyebrows?” I turned and looked at the woman in the aisle at the makeup store who was peering intently at my eyebrows. “Um, I’m ...

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West Essex Chapter of Unico National presented Athletic Awards to West Essex High School Seniors

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - The West Essex Chapter of Unico National presented Athletic Awards to West Essex High School seniors Monica Onorata and Joe Egan, both from Fairfield.  West Essex High ...

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West Essex YMCA Hosts Annual Splash Week Teaching Kids to be Safe Around Water

LIVINGSTON, NJ - Renewing its longstanding commitment to ending childhood drowning, the West Essex YMCA begins its annual weeklong “Splash Week” swim program on Monday. The YMCA’s ...

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Vacation in Hawaii Over Summer Holiday

World Pass International wishes TAPinto readers a very happy 4th of July! Today we are also excited to tell you about our special in Hawaii at the Wyndham Bali Hai Villas on the Island of ...

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Grover Cleveland Middle School Announces June Students of the Month

CALDWELL, NJ – Grover Cleveland Middle School in Caldwell, recently announced its Students of the Month for June. This month’s students are: sixth grader Phillip Krupp; ...

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Roy I. Levine is a Certified Public Accountant in New Jersey and New York. Roy received his certification as a Chartered Global Management Accountant in 2012.  He brings more than forty ...

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TAP OF West Essex is Seeking Reporters!

By CAROLYNE VOLPE CURLEY

November 17, 2012 at 11:44 AM

TAP OF West Essex is seeking Reporters!

Hi West Essex – right now we are looking for High School students who would like to report from sports events or school events (like plays, concerts, art shows) around the area. Many of us growing up (you can Google my classmates – now professional writers Rob Burnett, Jeff Bradley) spent our days volunteering for the town papers and the school publications. For me personally, I can tell you
this was an enormous help when I sat down for a college interview and I did go on to write for the college paper and loved it.

For high school students, we will contact their high school and see if we can work out a type of “extra credit” with their English program. At the very least we will make sure their teacher is aware of their participation.

The way it would work – the student would update our website with incoming live scores, or take photos from the event and I would assist them later in writing a full article. Speaking personally, this is a wonderful way to gain experience and it's also a lot of fun.

College student writers can report with us as interns and receive college credit.

Any adult with writing experience who is interested in a paid freelancing position with The Alternative Press of West Essex – please send me your resume and/or writing sample to CVCurley@TheAlternativePress.com

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