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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

Snacks for the 3 pm Slump

SNACK TIME! Need a “little something” to help you through the afternoon to fend off the 3 p.m. slump? Do you find yourself in front of the snack drawer or the vending machine when your eyes ...

Biz Buzz

Biz Buzz

Cloud Data Usage for the Small Business

Cloud computing applied with the combination of data analytics is becoming a rapidly emerging sector in IT.  Products such as Carbonite, Google Drive, and Dropbox are three examples of popular cloud database ...

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 Featured In Business Valuation Guide

-A discussion on how to properly value a business – LIVINGSTON, NJ – Michael H. Karu, CPA/CFF, Member, Levine, Jacobs & Company, L.L.C., was recently ...

Dad in the Box

Dad in the Box

A Winning Note

Winning isn't everything, but it beats anything in second place. - William C. Bryant At 0:00 seconds, when the whistle finally blew, bedlam on an ordinary school lacrosse field in New Jersey ensued.  One ...

Daughters of Israel Corner

Daughters of Israel Corner

Passover Seder at Daughters of Israel

Daughters of Israel residents (L to R) Roslyn Berman and Doris Silver got a headstart on reviewing the Haggadah before the first Passover Seder began on Friday evening, April 29. 

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

The Mind of a Chef: A Conversation with Chef Ehren Ryan of Millburn’s Common Lot Restaurant

MILLBURN, NJ – Opening a new restaurant is no simple task, particularly if it intends to cater to an educated fine dining audience.  Though the competition for diners’ dollars in “the biz” ...

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

‘A Song at Twilight’ Shimmers on Shakespeare Theatre Stage

MADISON, NJ – There’s never been anyone quite like Noel Coward for wit and wisdom in equal measure, as so beautifully rendered in the opening production of The ShakespeareTheatre’s season, with ...

Lost in Suburbia®

Lost in Suburbia®

The Itsy Bitsy Bedmate

One morning as I went to make the bed, I peeled down the covers to smooth out the sheets and saw something very disconcerting.  There, on my side of the bed, about halfway down, was a large dark spot.  Upon ...

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

Make Plans For DINE OUT WESTFIELD

Make Plans to Enjoy Dine Out Westfield. Arriving Sunday, February 28th to Thursday, March 10th, 2016, (Two weeks excluding Friday and Saturday), Diners may  enjoy a two-course lunch menu, and a ...

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 ...

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

The Mommy's Review - I Want My Epidural Back

Plain and simple: if you are a mom - you will love Karen Alpert's new book, I Want My Epidural Back: Adventures in Mediocre Parenting. If you are a spouse or partner to a mom, and you didn't buy a ...

Tune Into Tola

Tune Into Tola

Dear Game of Thrones, I've Never Been More Heartbroken and Confused all at the Same Time

Between Meera Reed, Lord Varys and Hodor, the secondary characters in “Game of Thrones” proved they have more to say than we could have imagined based on Sunday’s mid-season installment of Season ...

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

Sleep, Beautiful Sleep

Last night I slept for seven whole hours — that’s seven hours without waking up. It’s pretty darned close to miraculous.  Can you identify?  If you’re like me, most nights include one ...

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