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West Orange Tennis Player Justin Cadeau Signs with Howard University

December 11, 2019

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange High School (WOHS) senior Justin Cadeau has signed a letter of intent to attend Division 1 Howard University, where he will continue his tennis career.
 
"It's been a life-long dream of mine to play Division 1 tennis, so I am very excited," said Cadeau. "It is extra exciting to represent a prestigious university like ...

West Orange Resident Tyrone Brooks Honored by Stevenson & Moses Boxing for Life

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Tyrone Brooks, a resident of West Orange, was honored by Stevenson and Moses Boxing for Life for his commitment to the community during the "Ringside for a Cause" benefit held in Glen Ridge and co-chaired by CC Minton and Gregory Burrus.

Brooks has taught in the Newark Public Schools district for more than 20 years. Although he began his ...

Limited Time Only! 10% Off Your First Order At Lazydog Apparel & Imprints

December 5, 2019

FAIRFIELD, NJ — For a limited time only, Monica Gallo owner of Lazydog Apparel & Imprints is offering new customers 10% off their first purchase through January 31, 2020, with mention of this ad on TAPinto West Orange. 

Lazydog Imprints & Apparel is a family owned business that distributes promotional products for all marketing, advertising, personal ...

Metropolitan Plant Exchange to Donate Portion of Sales to JESPY House

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Looking to beautify your home or office, all while contributing to a worthy cause? You can do just that by making a purchase at Metropolitan Plant & Flower Exchange, which has store locations at 471 Mt. Pleasant Avenue in West Orange, 840 Route 17 North in Paramus and 2125 Fletcher Avenue in Fort Lee.

When you buy plants or flowers with a value of $50 or ...

RWJBarnabas Health Appoints Dr. Robert Greenberg ECT Medical Director

RWJBarnabas Health this week appointed Robert M. Greenberg, M.D., as Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) medical director of RWJBarnabas Health Behavioral Health Network, effective immediately. Greenberg’s new role is part of a system-wide initiative to broaden its behavioral health services and end the stigma associated with ECT.

Greenberg will open an ECT service at Clara Maass Medical ...

Essex County Sheriff's Department Cuts K-9 Jobs Beginning in 2020

December 6, 2019

ESSEX, COUNTY, NJ — Five furry Essex County officers will find themselves without a job in the new year, according to the Essex County Sheriff’s Department.

Due to budget demands, Essex County will disband its K-9 unit and will enter into a new shared services agreement with other law enforcement agencies starting in January 2020. The supporting agencies will provide the same level ...

Things to Do with Kids from Dec. 11 to Dec. 17, 2019

It’s the most wonderful time of the year and there’s so much to do in the local area. You and your family can visit the Camuso Holiday Display in Livingston; Make Rice Krispies Treats at Macy’s at the Short Hills Mall; Learn all About Edison's Christmas Lights at the West Orange Library; Meet MMA Champion Dustin Poirier at Robert Graham at the Short Hills Mall; attend a ...

Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber–Cast and Team Announced Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals bring the best talent!

December 14, 2019

One of the most successful musical theater composers of all time takes audiences behind the scenes in Unmasked, a world-premiere featuring stories and songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s remarkable life and celebrated work. This funny and warm musical portrait, a concert for the theater, offers an intimate look at Lloyd Webber’s five decades in the spotlight and beyond, from his quirky ...

Three Atlantic Health System Hospitals Get Top Honors for Prudent Antibiotic Use, Reducing Antimicrobial Resistance

Three of Atlantic Health System’s hospitals – Overlook, Morristown and Chilton medical centers – recently received the Gold Award in the first New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) Antimicrobial Stewardship Recognition Program (ASRP).

The Gold Award is the highest level of recognition in the program, which acknowledges local health care facilities’ efforts to enhance ...

Lame-Duck Session in New Jersey: What Can They Get Done? 

The period of time between Election Day in early November, and when a new Governor or new legislators take the oath of office in January is often fraught with many twists and turns. In the middle of lots of holiday festivities, there's a rush to try to get stuff done.

Congress in 1933, passed the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, as President Hoover was leaving the White House, and newly ...

Other NJ News: Officials Say Slain Jersey City Detective Likely Thwarted Larger Attack

December 12, 2019

BAYONNE, NJ — Jersey City Police Det. Joseph Seals, a Bayonne native, as well as two walking Jersey City patrol officers may have averted a planned terrorist attack on a Jersey City yeshiva, said law enforcement officers investigating the attack on a Jewish grocery store that had most of the city at a standstill Tuesday. 

Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Wednesday the two ...

Man of Steel

Over Thanksgiving my daughter, home from college, wanted to do something with me that would be fun, healthy, and relaxing.

Perfect, I told her, thinking we could watch football, drink lite beer, and maybe fall asleep on the couch.

It turns out her idea of something fun, healthy, and relaxing was to attend a yoga class.

Here is what I know about yoga. Nothing.

Here is what I fear about ...