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August 27, 2021

The New Jersey Women for Haiti (NJWH) and the West Orange Human Relations (HRC) hosted a prayer vigil on the steps of West Orange Town Hall on August 25th.  NJWH received support from several local organizations including Haitian Diaspora United for Haiti (HDUH), Haitian Nurses Network (HNN) and ...

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West Orange, NJ — College-bound students Jenny Alfaro and Alex Aromin-Gabbay gasped with surprise as they stood on the track at Suriano Stadium, located in the heart of the sports complex at West Orange High School. The generosity of the scholarship checks they received from the inaugural Joe ...

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NEWARK, NJ -- Anthony Frasier, CEO of ABF Creative, an audio intelligence-driven production company located in Newark spoke with TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur to discuss the company’s body of work in recent years.  ABF Creative is America’s first and only AI-driven production company and has focused ...

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SUMMIT, NJ – Overlook Medical Center’s Cardiac Rehab at New Providence, part of Atlantic Health System was certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR). This certification is recognition of Overlook’s commitment to improving the quality of life of ...

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TRENTON, NJ — All teachers and school personnel in New Jersey will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18 or be regularly tested, Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday.  Under Murphy's Executive Order, all pre-school through grade-12 school personnel will be ...

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In a letter sent to parents on August 23, West Orange Superintendent of Schools Dr. Scott Cascone provided the CDC's (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) guidelines for travel quarantine. Domestic travel is considered a 24-hour or longer trip in the contingent United States or ...

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  Growth and change were abundant at the Nicholas Vecchio Garden Open House held on August 6 as it offered a bountiful feast for the eyes. The community garden provides outdoor activity for West Orange older adults with 14 raised flower beds including wheelchair-accessible ...

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410 Main Street Plans to convert the single-family home at 410 Main Street to a five-story building became a topic of conversation when Susan Lenchik called to express her objection. She observed that there’s not enough parking, there are no driveways on the Park Drive Loop so people park on ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ — The hurricane is just beginning. Brace for flash flooding, power outages and torrential downpours. The tropical storm was upgraded to a hurricane Saturday morning. Hurricane Henry is expected to touch Long Island and Connecticut, with West Orange catching its extended wrath.  If ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ - Tropical Storm Henri is forecasted to affect local weather conditions from Saturday night through Sunday evening, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The tropical storm watch has been upgraded to a tropical storm warning for Eastern Bergen, Eastern Essex, Eastern ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The award-winning West Orange High School Marching Mountaineers spent the past week at Band Camp, located at the high school for the first time in 30 years. The week provided intensive training for the band and color guard, as they worked to learn the songs and routines of this ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - The Third Annual CJ Morgan Memorial Golf Outing and Brunch, scheduled for Aug. 30 at Rock Spring Country Club, still has tickets available for its Jazz Brunch. The event runs from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and is located at Rock Spring Country Club, 90 Rock Spring Road, West ...

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Meeting Essential Needs with Dignity (MEND), with help from the Millburn High School Girl's Soccer team, is hosting a food drive at the Short Hills Kings today (Friday, August 20) from noon to 4:00 p.m.  According to its website, "MEND is an interfaith network of over 20 food pantries located ...

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WEST ORANGE, N.J. — With about four weeks left before school reopens in September, West Orange Public Schools (WOPS) Superintendent Dr. Scott Cascone presented the district's school reopening plan at Monday's West Orange Board of Education meeting. In the presentation, the superintendent ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- As the work of the Nikhil Badlani Foundation to promote traffic safety and provide musical opportunities for students continue, the community is invited to support and participate in the 11th Annual Walk/Run/Bike for Nikhil on Sept. 19. This year's event will be held both ...

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NORTH CALDWELL, NJ — What should have been a mundane late-summer Board of Education meeting held Monday night, instead became ground zero for parents opposed to the West Essex Regional Board of Education’s compliance with Governor Phil Murphy’s mandate that students and staff must be masked for the ...

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The Oranges of Essex County have an interesting and curious name, but it is not associated with a popular vitamin C fruit that makes juice. The obvious question also arises as to why there currently is no town named North Orange. The answer is not simple or short and dates back nearly three ...

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Indian Independence Day was celebrated on the steps of West Orange Town Hall on August 16. The annual event, now in its fourth year, is organized by West Orange High School Senior Riya Goel. The West Orange Indian Community turned out to celebrate with an Indian Flag raising as Jana Gana Mana, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After increased sightings in Livingston and across the state of spotted lanternflies, an exotic invasive insect known to feed on 70 different types of plants and trees, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) is urging anyone who comes across the insect to report and ...

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After weeks of being labeled a Substantial COVID-19 transmission area, Essex County has escalated to a High transmission location. The CDC (Center for Disease Control) rates areas on a four-category scale of COVID-19 spreading: High, Substantial, Moderate and Low. Only four counties in New ...

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Fifteen West Orange businesses have received grants from the Small Business Association’s (SBA) COVID-19 Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF). According to the SBA, “This program provide[s] restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and ...

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NEW JERSEY -- Although recently ranked as the number one state in the nation in which to live, New Jersey also ranked next-to-last for cost of living and affordability. Economists say that nearly 37% of New Jersey residents are living paycheck to paycheck. TAPintoTV spoke with community leaders and ...

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NEW JERSEY -- The Garden State sent 24 athletes to the Tokyo Olympics this summer. Many came home with medals, and a few of them provided truly historic moments. In women's track, Sydney McLaughlin, who turned 22 on Saturday, set a new world record in the 400 hurdles, defeating the reigning gold ...

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The Foundation for Diabetes Research (FDR) held its Annual Golf Classic on Tuesday, August 10 at the Crestmont Country Club in West Orange after a hiatus in 2019 and 2020 due to a change in leadership and COVID-19. FDR is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support research aimed at ...

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ESSEX COUNTY, NJ – Essex County is taking appointments for COVID-19 booster shots, for people with compromised immune systems, it was announced today. County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr. said CDC and FDA are recommending that residents with compromised immune systems receive a third dose, or ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Arts Council’s newest exhibit “The Power of IV,” features four women artists coming together to create an eclectic experience that celebrates life and the threads that connect us. The exhibit which opened officially on Aug. 5, will be open to the public ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — In conjunction with the West Orange Department of Health and the Montclair State University School of Nursing, the West Orange School District will hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for any eligible students (12+), staff and West Orange Community members on Aug. 31 from 2:00-6:00 ...

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West Orange Township Historian and Author Joseph Fagan will be conducting the next history walking tour this Saturday inside the Eagle Rock Reservation on Saturday, August 14 at 10:00 a.m. The tour is free and open to the public, but registration is preferred and the tour will be limited to 25 ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — With the start of the new school year only weeks away, now is a great time for staff, students and families to prioritize their overall health during National Wellness Month. According to Director of Student Personnel Services and Counseling Cheryl Butler, “National Wellness ...

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On July 30, New Jersey joined 42 other states that have safe passing laws to protect bikers, pedestrians, skateboarders and people in mobility scooters. The law was passed by a vote of 24 to 1 in the state senate. It is now mandatory for drivers to move over one lane when passing pedestrians and ...

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