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7 of the most historic New Jersey Restaurants to check out this Weekend.

If there's any indication that a restaurant is good and worth going to, it's looking at how long its been in business for. From historic landmarks to family owned for generations, these classic restaurants have been cherished by local New Jerseyans for decades and even centuries. Here's a glimpse into what makes these places such a staple in their communities, and why you should check them out.
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NJ DOL Uncovers $162k in Unpaid Wages owed to NJ Workers

Results of an investigation by the NJDOLs Wage and Hourly Compliance Division found $162,000 in unpaid wages due to nearly 300 New Jersey employees. Results of an investigation (prompted by an employee complaint) by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development’s Wage and Hourly Compliance Division found $162,000 in unpaid wages due to nearly 300 New Jersey employees.
MORRISTOWN, NJ
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Montclair to Replace Tennis Courts with Skate Park

All four tennis courts located at Rand Park will soon be taken over by a new permanent skate park according to official Montclair town documents. Once a review of insurance costs and a risk analysis associated with the expansion of the park are cleared, construction of the skate park could commence as soon as March.
MONTCLAIR, NJ

February Workshop Supports Trauma Survivors, Promotes Prevention

Haley McCracken, Project Self-Sufficiency, will discuss positive and adverse childhood experiences at a February workshop.Rob Yaskovic. Project Self-Sufficiency will continue the workshop and discussion series, “PACEs at PSS”, designed to facilitate the conversation about issues surrounding Positive & Adverse Childhood Experiences (PACEs), with a virtual session on Monday, February 7th at 5:00 p.m. Participants are invited to explore the Connections Matter curriculum, a program funded by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families and led by Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey designed to engage providers, parents, and community members in building caring connections to improve resiliency. Discussion will focus on understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences and trauma and demonstrate how caring connections serve as a primary buffer in the negative effects of trauma. The training is appropriate for parents and providers raising and teaching school aged children.
NEWTON, NJ

Unused NJ Rail Line to Become State Park

Gov. Murphy has pledged $65 million to revitalize nine miles of unused rail lines into a state park stretching from Montclair to Jersey City. Governor Murphy announced a $65 million commitment to fund the Essex-Hudson Greenway, a new state park that plans to redevelop nine miles of unused rail lines from Montclair to Jersey City. The train tracks became irrelevant after the Midtown Direct train line was created in 2002 and has since decayed into ruin with graffiti and litter scattered across the old tracks.
MORRISTOWN, NJ

Montclair's indoor mask Mandate has been extended but with new exemptions

What was originally intended to last for just 30 days, this past Tuesday, the Montclair Town Council officially extended the indoor mask mandate. The mandate was set to expire tomorrow, January 21st. Citizens will now be required to wear a mask indoors up until March 31st. However, the council has also agreed that if cases wane by February that they have the option to rescind the mask mandate order.

The Best Diners in North Jersey

It’s no surprise New Jersey loves its diners. The state has more diners than any other state in the nation and is referred to as the diner capital. But not all New Jersey diners are created equally. While you can find similar food and menu options at most diners you visit, the following list of diners are those that stand out from the rest, maintain consistent exceptional reviews and offer some of the best dishes we’ve ever tried.
EAST NEWARK, NJ

Learn about the Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences at Virtual Workshop

Haley McCracken, Project Self-Sufficiency, will discuss positive and adverse childhood experiences at upcoming PACEs at PSS workshops.Project Self-Sufficiency. Project Self-Sufficiency will continue the workshop and discussion series, “PACEs at PSS”, designed to facilitate the conversation about issues surrounding Positive & Adverse Childhood Experiences (PACEs), with a virtual session on Monday, January 24th at 5:00 p.m. Participants are invited to explore the Connections Matter curriculum, a program funded by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families and led by Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey designed to engage providers, parents, and community members in building caring connections to improve resiliency. Discussion will focus on understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences and trauma and demonstrate how caring connections serve as a primary buffer in the negative effects of trauma. The training is appropriate for parents and providers raising and teaching school aged children.
NEWTON, NJ

Dog-Friendly Restaurants in Morristown, NJ

There are over a dozen dog-friendly restaurants in Morristown, NJ. Here are the top-rated eateries you can visit with your furry friend. South + Pine, located at 90 South Street is a local favorite of Morristown residents. The website, Bring Fido rated the eatery 5/5 “bones” for being an exceptionally dog-friendly establishment. The restaurant has an outdoor patio of 20 tables that welcomes and encourages customers to bring along their pets.
MORRISTOWN, NJ