Press Releases

July 22, 2020

HAWTHORNE, NJ - El Gallo Authentic Mexican Cuisine is extending its weekend outdoor seating to Sundays from 1 pm to 8 pm. Earlier this summer El Gallo started offering outdoor seating on Diamond Bridge Avenue, between Lafayette Avenue and Grand Avenue, in Hawthorne, where the street has been ...

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Experts say we are in for a busy hurricane season this year and the American Red Cross is looking to increase their cadre of local volunteers who are trained and ready to help in New Jersey communities.   “Should a large disaster occur, the coronavirus pandemic will make it challenging to deploy ...

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(EAST ORANGE & ORANGE, NJ) - As the health and economic toll of the COVID-19 crisis began to hit our area, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges stepped in to increase food access for people struggling with job loss and other hardships during the pandemic. By teaming with local businesses and ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - As the health and economic toll of the COVID-19 crisis began to hit our area, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges stepped in to increase food access for people struggling with job loss and other hardships during the pandemic. By teaming with local businesses and agencies, the ...

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Virtual Town Hall Meeting on COVID-19 and Testing Thursday, July 23 at 7:00 PM Facebook Live @TownshipofFranklin, @FTPDsomersetNJ, @FranklinTownshipParksRecreation Panelists Include: Mayor Kramer, Assemblyman Danielsen, Rabbi Abe Friedman-Interfaith Urgent Care, Alex Kharazi-FT Interfaith ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - PLAINFIELD, NJ –On Saturday, July 25, 2020 12pm, The Plainfield Public School’s Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC), in partnership with one of its core grant Collaborators, RARE Academy, along with the Plainfield Education Association (PEA), North ...

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TAPinto readers are civically engaged, read TAPinto frequently, and buy products or use services from TAPinto advertisers, the 2020 TAPinto Reader Survey found.  More than 4,000 readers took the survey, which took place in June. The survey found: Additional findings: ●     37% of ...

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AKRON, OH — As temperatures rise, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) customers can take steps to beat the heat while also managing their energy costs.   Extreme temperatures can often lead to rising energy usage for customers as the need for air conditioning increases and HVAC systems strain to keep up ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ:  Rosemary Becchi met with members of VFW Post 7333 in Randolph, NJ this evening to hear their concerns about current issues facing veterans.  The conversation ranged from topics regarding women veteran’s health issues, to choices in healthcare for veterans to national defense spending ...

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SPARTA, NJ – Registration is open for Sparta Youth Football NFL Flag Football, through August 1. Sparta Youth Football is partnering with the National Football League to offer flag football to boys and girls ages five to 14.  Games are played every weekend at Ungerman Field from September ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - As the health and economic toll of the COVID-19 crisis began to hit our area, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges stepped in to increase food access for people struggling with job loss and other hardships during the pandemic. By teaming with local businesses and agencies, the ...

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Wilson Elementary School’s fifth grade Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey Troop 41106 members recently earned their Girl Scout Bronze Awards. The six troop members each put in over 20 hours of volunteer work during the 2019-20 school year for their three chosen projects, which culminated in “Power ...

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SHREWSBURY, NJ (July 21, 2020) – Alongside the usual swimming, making friends and exploring nature, children at local YMCA summer camps are social distancing, sharpening their reading skills and exercising mindfulness – not your normal outdoor day camp activities. But then again, there is ...

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SOMERSET, NJ - The New Jersey Mathematics League is an annual international math competition in which Cedar Hill Prep School students participate every year. Within the League, the Eighth-grade students of Cedar Hill Prep school came in 1st in the entire Somerset region, and 8th out of 104 ...

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PATERSON, NJ – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) today assailed Donald Trump’s directive seeking to block the Census from counting immigrants, his latest attempt to destroy the decennial national count for political purposes. “Last July, the Supreme Court slapped down Donald Trump’s naked ...

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On August 26, 2020, the United States will mark the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment which secured women’s constitutional right to vote. One of our partners, the Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commission (WSCC), is spearheading a unique public art project to celebrate the ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Union Catholic is pleased to announce that it's offering six online summer program courses during the month of August. The programs being offered are Speech and Debate (entering grades 4-10), Theatre Master (entering grades 5 and up), Art Journaling (entering grades 6-12), ...

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(Newark, NJ) – On July 9, 2020, Essex County Freeholder President Brendan Gill and the Freeholder Board approved a resolution opposing the transfer of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees to facilities in different states around the country. The resolution expressed the Board’s ...

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Passed resolutions increase funding from $750,000 to $900,000 per year for legal services to undocumented detainees in Essex County Correctional Facility (Newark, NJ) – On July 9, 2020, the Essex County Freeholder Board approved resolutions to increase funding for legal services to undocumented ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ: New Jersey’s 3rd Congressional District Independent Candidate Martin Weber is vowing to preserve the spirit and legality of the Second Amendment. “The Second Amendment needs to be defended for the law-abiding citizens”, says Weber. “When you look at many gun owners here in the 3rd ...

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Abdd Sharma, a 7th-grade student at New Providence Middle School, was recently honored for achieving an exceptional score on the SAT, the same test taken by college bound high school students. Abdd Sharma took this above-grade-level test as a participant in the Duke University Talent Identification ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Any person who owns or rents property within Berkeley Heights can now sign up for their residence to be included on the Township’s new “No Knock” list. Signup is available online on the clerks' office page on the township website. There is no charge for registering your ...

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OCEAN TOWNSHIP—Senator Vin Gopal (D-Long Branch), Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling (D-Neptune), and Assemblywoman Joann Downey (D-Freehold) released the following statement slamming efforts by federal political appointees to hinder the efforts of the United States Postal Service (USPS), which have ...

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NEW JERSEY, District 4: Rep. Chris Smith today welcomed the endorsement of the New Jersey Professional Firefighters Association (PFANJ) which represents over half of New Jersey’s approximately 6,000 professional firefighters. PFANJ members come from small fire districts as well as full-time 24-hour ...

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See the SBPL Events E-Newsletter from the South Brunswick Public Library in July and August. Check the Library's FB page and YouTube Channel for recurring virtual events and for special events and programs needing registration please visit our Events Calendar at ...

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MakeATeeOnline is thrilled to announce the addition of the Memento Mori line and brand of clothing and accessories. What began as a Parkland resident's desire to create a Tee Shirt for her husband, morphed into a total brand. What is the Memento Mori Store about?  A LIFE OF PASSION, ...

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The intent of the New Providence Tricentennial Committee was to celebrate the group of pioneers who, in 1720, fought to overcome all sorts of problems to attain their goal—a place to live where they would be free to raise their families in a safe and productive way. They found it when they ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – JULY 2020 – As the importance of testing continues to grow in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, has named board-certified clinical laboratory scientist Lisa McFarlane, PhD, MLS, as its new director of ...

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Make sure to sign up your teen for a season pool pass before time runs out!  Just come down to the front desk and sign yours up.

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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ, July 20, 2020 – At the July 14, 2020 meeting of the Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders (SCBCF), letters written by Dr. Sophia Chadda and Mr. Jon Sandler, candidates for Bernards Township Committee, were read into the official record and ignited concerns that ...

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