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A Foodie State

A Foodie State

Do You Need A Kitchen Tutor?

Real Simple Magazine has a fantastic article this month on kitchen organizing. How does your kitchen compare to their model? How many of their ideas do you already use? As a kitchen organizer I felt pretty good after ...

A View from Overlook

A View from Overlook

When Stroke Strikes

The message is simple, and worth repeating: When it comes to stroke, time is brain. Here's why: In an ischemic stroke (the most common form of stroke), an arterial blockage causes blood flow in the brain to ...

Academic Honors - West Orange

Academic Honors - West Orange

West Orange Residents Make Saint Peter’s Prep Honor Roll

JERSEY CITY, NJ - James C. DeAngelo, ’85, Principal of Saint Peter’s Prep in Jersey City, has announced that the following  ​West Orange residents have attained honor roll status for ...

Academic Multiple Paths-International Education Services and Consulting

Academic Multiple Paths-International Education Services and Consulting

Make Finding the Right College a New Year's Resolution

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Have you written your 10 resolutions for 2016? If so, why not try 11 resolutions this year and add finding the right college fit to your list? No list written yet? Then why not start with ...

Beth's Blueprint

Beth's Blueprint

Truly Healthy Shopping and Cooking – For Those Who Don’t Care to Do Either!

For some of you, I’m sure this is true: when you read blogs and cookbooks written by culinary health gurus about how to prepare healthy, it can be a bit intimidating and overwhelming. And perhaps it’s also ...

Biz Buzz

Biz Buzz

Social Media Marketing for the Small Business

For many small businesses, owners need to enhance their online and digital presence to supplement strategy and growth. By implementing a plan for social media it can drive marketing for a company’s product, help ...

Book Reviews

Book Reviews

"Ember Days" Glows for Bridgewater Author

Blake was all bullshit except for the bomb. His baby-bald scalp burned bacon-red, the same color as the tips of the Bull Brands he smoked. Extras poked from the slash pocket of his frayed Army field-jacket, sleeves ...

Business Energy...FYI

Business Energy...FYI

Know What They Know!

How your electricity provider uses efficiency measures to save money Your electrical power company is in the business of providing electrical power to residential and commercial customers on a 24-hour, 365-day ...

CPA Q&A

CPA Q&A

Levine, Jacobs & Company Member Publishes QuickBooks Article Series on LinkedIn

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Tim Shore, CPA/CMGA, co-managing member of Levine, Jacobs & Company, LLC, in Livingston, recently began publishing a series of articles geared toward business owners ...

Dad in the Box

Dad in the Box

Easy Come, Easy Go

It may come as a bit of a shock, but I did not win the Powerball lottery last week.  Nor did anyone in my family.  Nor did you.  Just like that our dreams vanished and we were out $1.6 ...

Daughters of Israel Corner

Daughters of Israel Corner

Daughters of Israel Staff Supports Winter Coat Drive

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Dr. Joshua Schor, medical director at Daughters of Israel, and Eve Goldberg, director of the Women’s League at Daughters of Israel, were instrumental in helping to insure that those in need this ...

Discount Travel News

Discount Travel News

Travel Alert! Save BIG on this 4 star hotel in Naples, Fl

Oct 17/15 - Oct 24/15 - GreenLinks Golf Resort Only $525 per week for a two bedroom suite! (Sleeps 4) Expedia, Booking, Hotels, Priceline, and Travelocity are SOLD OUT!  Expedia ...

Doctors Express Urgent Care Center of West Orange

Doctors Express Urgent Care Center of West Orange

Facts About the Flu Virus and Flu Vaccine

Hopefully, most people have received a seasonal flu shot by now. Having said that, here is some useful information about how the flu spreads and what makes the flu vaccine work. The influenza virus is a respiratory ...

Fortissimo Osteria Pizzeria Corner

Fortissimo Osteria Pizzeria Corner

Fortissimo Osteria Pizzeria Celebrates 30-Year Anniversary in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ - In honor of its 30-year anniversary, West Orange staple, Fortissimo Osteria Pizzeria, located at 484 Pleasant Valley Way, is offering patrons a special deal for the month of June. Patrons are ...

Game On: College Admissions Playbook

Game On: College Admissions Playbook

College Benefits Research Group Discuss Funding For College

CBRG sheds light on why crowdfunding sites for tuition are not a sustainable option- Figuring out how to pay for college can be a worrisome and stressful task for students and families. Some students are ...

Golda Och Academy Corner

Golda Och Academy Corner

Registration Opens for Fall Enrichment Programs at Golda Och Academy

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Golda Och Academy has just announced the fall schedule for its Enrichment Academy, which will "offer stimulating programs" for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. The ...

In Search Of Flavor

In Search Of Flavor

What The Fork Are You Eating!

I recently went to a food lecture on practical and healthy eating. When I learned of the event, my first reaction was that this was going to be a completely one-sided “discussion” given by judgmental tree ...

Internship Program - TAP into West Orange

Internship Program - TAP into West Orange

TAP into West Orange is Seeking High School Student Interns

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Writing for the town paper looks great on college transcripts and right now, TAP into West Orange is interviewing Student Interns. We are looking for bright, inquisitive, energetic and creative interns ...

JB Real Estate Advantage Report - West Orange

JB Real Estate Advantage Report - West Orange

West Orange Real Estate Market Data for February 2016

We are through a blizzard and into 2016! Unlike the weather, the real estate market in West Orange is hot. I would like to share some market data with you that I have obtained through JB Advantage, which is our ...

Liz on Theatre

Liz on Theatre

‘Nureyev’s Eyes’ Mesmerizes with Fusion of Ballet and Painting at George Street

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The companionship/conflict between artist Jamie Wyeth and Rudolf Nureyev makes for a striking two-character play by David Rush. Directed by Michael Maestro, the tension builds as Nureyev ...

Lost in Suburbia®

Lost in Suburbia®

Open Your Mouth and Say “Ugh”

I love garlic. I love roasted garlic, sautéed with olive oil, and mixed into just about everything except chocolate. I don’t think this is a bad thing. In addition to tasting wonderful, garlic is ...

Main Street Musings

Main Street Musings

How to Tame Your Teen Without Really Trying

Recently, when I drove my teenage son home from tennis practice, I watched him spend the first half of the ride chugging a 32-ounce root beer and the rest of the drive drumming his palms on the dashboard with such force ...

Monday with Millicent

Monday with Millicent

Lorenzo's Family Restaurant in Garwood

The Lorenzo Brothers are “Twins” that arrived in the United State in April, 1980, and may be fouond at their comfortable, family restaurant in Garwood. As families have discovered, they serve ...

News & Notes from Mayor Robert D. Parisi

News & Notes from Mayor Robert D. Parisi

West Orange Health News

Take a moment to read through some of the many services available to West Orange residents. Health Department Staff Available for Assistance The West Orange Department of Health and Welfare is a full-service ...

On the Aisle

On the Aisle

Summer Movie Wrap Up

Summer Movie Wrap-Up Not a fan of sitting in the dark with strangers when you watch your movies? Now that the summer is over and the season's biggest hits are starting to be released on DVD, I'm here to tell ...

TAP into West Orange is Hiring

TAP into West Orange is Hiring

Join the TAP into West Orange Team

WEST ORANGE, NJ – TAP into West Orange is now looking for professional journalists and business minded people to join the team. Marketing Consultant/Business Developer: TAP into West Orange is hiring ...

That Embroidery Guy

That Embroidery Guy

Local Business Profile: What’s The Name of That Embroidery Guy?

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Marco Thompson (www.thatembroideryguy.com) founded the West Orange business That Embriodery Guy in 2014. Thompson said he loves working with people to create things that are important and ...

The Banker's Blog

The Banker's Blog

Prospering with Prospects in the Local Community

Business development in banking today has dramatically changed from when I first started in banking in 1984. Developing a customer base in the Eighties and Nineties was as easy as placing an advertisement in the ...

The Mommy's Review

The Mommy's Review

Say Goodbye to Naughty Knots and Terrible Tangles

Long hair is in these days, but dealing with knots and tangles can be torture! What can busy moms (and dads) do to manage their little ones' long locks in a stress- and pain-free way? Well, The Mommy's Review ...

West Orange Public Schools

West Orange Public Schools

Meet the Supervisor: Ryan DelGuercio, Supervisor of Engineering and Technology at West Orange High School

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Supervisor of Engineering and Technology at West Orange High School Ryan DelGuerco said he is excited about the accolades and innovative curriculum drawing attention among students and the STEM ...

West Orange Town Leaders

West Orange Town Leaders

Mayor Parisi Shares West Orange's Status Quo

WEST ORANGE, NJ - On Friday, TAP into West Orange sat down with West Orange’s Mayor Robert D. Parisi to discuss the current state of affairs in West Orange for the start of 2015. The Mayor was open,

Your Family Matters

Your Family Matters

There is No Secret to Good Parenting

There are no secrets to being a ‘good’ parent. There are no truly “new” ideas out there. It’s all about a few basic principles: respect, responsibility, truth, flexibility,

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