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Sat, December 4, 12:00 PM

West Orange

Holiday Shoppe and Art Show

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Add to My Calendar 12/04/2021 12:00pm 12/04/2021 4:00pm America/New_York Holiday Shoppe and Art Show

HOLIDAY Gift Shoppe at the West Orange Art Center is open Saturdays & Sundays from 12 - 4pm. New artists participate each week with new one-of-a-kind items. Each purchase supports the West Orange Arts Council and local artists & artisans. Shop local this season in your community.

551 Valley Road West Orange, NJ 07052
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Sat, December 4, 12:00 PM

Garden State Model Railway Club, North Haledon

63rd Annual Model Train Show

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/04/2021 12:00pm 12/07/2021 1:00pm America/New_York 63rd Annual Model Train Show

The Garden State Model Railway Club reopens its doors for our 63rd Annual Model Train Show! See steam and diesel trains of all kinds on our 1200 square foot HO scale layout, including Thomas the Tank Engine and friends! Kids 10 and under FREE!

575 High Mountain Road North Haledon, NJ 07508
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Sun, December 5, 12:00 PM

Garden State Model Railway Club, North Haledon

63rd Annual Model Train Show

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/05/2021 12:00pm 12/09/2021 1:00pm America/New_York 63rd Annual Model Train Show

The Garden State Model Railway Club reopens its doors for our 63rd Annual Model Train Show! See steam and diesel trains of all kinds on our 1200 square foot HO scale layout, including Thomas the Tank Engine and friends! Kids 10 and under FREE!

575 High Mountain Road North Haledon, NJ 07508

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Community FoodBank of New Jersey in Critical Need of Helping Hands

January 22, 2022

HILLSIDE, NJ—The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) is again facing a shortage of volunteers in its Hillside warehouse. Helping hands are especially needed to create Family Packs that provide supplemental food for the weekends when kids in need lack access to the school meals that they rely on. This year, CFBNJ plans to provide 1.4 million meals through its Family ...

Essex County Executive DiVincenzo Thanks Community For Generous Contributions Made During Annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular

West Orange, NJ – Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that 111,201 people visited the Annual Essex County Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo and more than 18 tons of non-perishable food, clothing and toys were collected for those in need. Both the attendance and amount of items collected are the second-highest totals in the 13-year history the ...

ETV Partners with Atlantic Health and ‘The Village’ to Distribute At-Home COVID Testing Kits

(Morristown, NJ) - Empower The Village, Inc. (ETV) has distributed at-home COVID testing kits provided by Atlantic Health throughout several underserved communities. To assist in the distribution efforts of approximately 300 kits containing two tests per kit (600 tests in total), ETV reached out to its Village partners at social service organizations and churches such as Homeless Solutions, ...

Snow Likely For Thursday Night and Friday

January 5, 2022

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – After Monday’s southern storm, and the Wednesday morning icing issues all over state highways, attention now shifts to a focus on a likely statewide snowstorm during the overnight and daytime period between Thursday night and Friday.

In what has become the classic winter scenario over much of the past couple of winters, this storm began its journey in ...

Gov. Murphy Announces New Vaccine Requirements; COVID-19 Rate of Transmission Remains Under 1.0

January 20, 2022

GALLOWAY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday anyone who has a job in a high-risk congregate setting such as a health care, long-term care or correctional facility will have to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Gov. Murphy says there will be no test-out of the requirement by undergoing weekly testing.

The Governor says those who are unvaccinated in the health care community have to ...

More Snow For Thursday, and Then Saturday Bears Watching. Frigid Temps Come With It

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The active storm pattern that has been in place for the past week continues through the weekend, as a storm coming up from the Ohio Valley will couple with an oncoming Alberta Clipper overnight on Wednesday night/Thursday morning. Expect rain to start late this evening, and in the same path as many of our storms have been on these past few weeks, from the southeast ...

New Jersey's COVID-19 Rate of Transmission Falls Below 1.0

NEW JERSEY — The COVID-19 Rate of Transmission, the measurement of how much the virus is spreading, fell below 1.0 on Tuesday to 0.96.  A number below 1.0 means the outbreak is on the decline, with every infected person spreading COVID-19 to fewer than one additional person, on average.

The State Health Department confirmed 9,073 additional new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.

The State of Employment for Job Ready People with Disabilities

January 17, 2022

Dear TAPinto -

As we move into 2022, the state of employment for people with disabilities (PWDs) has great potential, both in New Jersey and across the country. The most available data for the number of job ready PWDs reveal substantial unemployment in this sector. Specifically, the US Census, CDC, Brookings.edu and other reputable data gatherers estimate that 428,932 working age PWDs ...

To Sir Sidney Poitier, With Love

A person who uses their talents to make a meaningful positive impact on society is to be celebrated.

Sidney Poitier's career was beautiful art, not just because he was successful, but because he was successful challenging racism in Hollywood and the United States as a whole.

He used his talent and profession to be a change maker.

He was a barrier breaker, an effective active ...