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Share Your Event or Fundraiser with Our Tips Readers

Have a fundraiser or charity event you’d like to share? Here’s how it works: 1. Email a short description of your event and send a photo. Keep it short and sweet (no more than 500 words) send it to heatherzachariah@tipsfromtown.com If you’re feeling tongue-tied? Send your email to us with subject line “Write My Post.” 2. Pay for your […]

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus: 7 Things You Should Know

EEEV is making headlines. That’s Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus. The CDC documents an average of 7 cases per year, but this year, there are about 30 nationwide. According to the latest reports, nine people have died. Check with your local health department for statistics in your area. What you need to know: 1. The virus is transmitted through mosquitoes. […]

Thinking About an All-Girls Private School? Check This Out.

Is an all-girls upper school right for your child? Here’s your chance to explore the idea and learn more about an all-girls school experience. Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child is having their Upper School Open House on Saturday, October 19, 2019 and Saturday, November 16 at their beautiful 11-acre campus in Summit, New Jersey. During the open house, parents and students […]

13 Ways to Make Memorial Day More Meaningful

Memorial Day is often a day of barbecues, parties, and celebrating the coming of summer. It can be easy to get lost in all the activities and miss out on the opportunity to honor military heroes and loved ones who have passed away. If you’re looking for a way to enjoy the day with more meaning attached, […]

Don’t Miss: Art to Table Event

Wednesday, May 1  •  10:45 AM – 1:30 PM Visual Art Center of NJ is hosting an Art to Table event for anyone who loves inspiring art and delicious food! Join us for a tour of our current exhibitions, including Interior Monologues and Simon Dinnerstein: Revisiting the Fulbright Triptych, led by Curator Mary Birmingham, and followed by a […]

Wandraiser: Recycling for Earth Day!

RECYCLE & SAVE WILD LIVES! Want to do something easy for Earth Day? Don’t throw away those old mascara wands; put them to a new use! Old mascara wands are used to remove fly eggs and larva from the fur of wild animals. They work great because the bristles are close together. You can send your […]

Best Towns in New Jersey List

New Jersey Family just released a list: “Best Towns for Families 2019.” Surprisingly, our town of Westfield came in number sixty-two! To determine rankings, NJF looked at every municipality in the state with a population of more than 1,500 and measured them against key factors like schools, housing and  others factors that make life easier, like accessibility to hospitals and […]

Coming Soon to Van Aken: Kale, Cauliflower, Cabbages and More!

Also Read: Our Favorite Cleveland Spot for Sushi Something new and healthy is coming to Van Aken April 12: Brassica. The name “Brassica” refers to the healthy family of vegetables that includes kale, cauliflower and all of the cabbages. But don’t worry, carnivores, Brassica appeals to meat-eaters as well. Brassica, the creation of brothers Kevin and […]

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