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Fri, January 24, 10:30 AM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Presidential Decisions for War or Peace

Education Government

Add to My Calendar 01/24/2020 10:30am 01/24/2020 12:30pm America/New_York Presidential Decisions for War or Peace

From John Adams to Donald Trump, crucial moments when a presidential decision whether or not to go to war altered the course of U.S. history.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042

Tue, January 28, 4:00 PM

Paterson Board of Education, Paterson

Teacher Job Fair


Add to My Calendar 01/28/2020 4:00pm 01/28/2020 7:00pm America/New_York Teacher Job Fair

Meet district leaders and hiring managers.

Click here to register and view vacancies.

90 Delaware Ave Paterson, NJ

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Passaic Valley Water Commissioner Closed for Good Friday

Emergency Service is always available by calling 973-340-4300

Water Service Restored in West Milford

CLIFTON, NJ  - As of 6:00 a.m. Monday Apr. 6, repairs were completed and water service was fully restored at 81 High Crest in West Milford.

TAPinto Passaic Valley Offers Free PR to Local Businesses Because We're All In This Together

April 10, 2020

During this unprecedented public health crisis, all of our TAPinto sites are dedicated to providing accurate and up-to-date news on the Coronavirus pandemic.  Local news coverage, now perhaps more than ever, is an essential service to keep readers informed.

All residents can sign up to receive FREE TAPinto daily and breaking news updates at

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Little Falls Mayor Damiano Reaches Out To Seniors Amid Coronavirus Crisis

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Mayor James Damiano has reached out to the senior community through a letter that was mailed, posted on social media, and even hand-delivered to residential homes by members of the Little Falls Police Department. The goal was to see if anyone is in need of assistance amid the coronavirus crisis. 

Damiano said he felt this population in the Township was most ...

Celebrated Music Photographer Elliott Landy Reflects on the Beginnings of his Legendary Career

April 4, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ & WOODSTOCK, NY -- Brian Brodeur of TAPintoTV spoke with celebrated photographer Elliott Landy via video conference from his home in Woodstock, New York. Landy, who was the official photographer of the 1969 Woodstock music festival, has a new project in the works, a book of photographs called Contacting The Band, a collection of portraits depicting the musicians, The ...

Perspective on the Pandemic from TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills Editor

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Matt Kass, Editor of TAPinto Millburn & Short Hills, spoke with TAPintoTV about how the communities he covers are dealing with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. 

“It’s too quiet outside, it’s too calm,” Kass said, about the current atmosphere in the community. “A lot of people are quietly on edge, there’s not a lot of ...

Opinion: Puerto Rico: Poised to End America’s Foreign Drug Dependence

April 9, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic exposes a surprising fact: Ninety-percent of all antibiotics, common cold and flu, and pain-relief medications found in America’s medicine cabinets are made in China, not the United States.

America’s largest pharmaceutical companies now outsource to China the manufacture of 90 percent of brand name and generic antibiotics, aspirin, and ibuprofen sold in the ...

The CARES Act and What It Means for NJ Small Businesses

The $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill is providing a lifeline for small businesses in New Jersey and across the country in states that have been hit hard by the epidemic.

The cornerstone of the legislation for business owners is a bold a $349 billion lending program for companies that are currently struggling to make payroll and pay other bills. It also provides increased ...

To Cope with Coronavirus, NJ Farmers Markets Turn to Technology

April 8, 2020

With social distancing rules in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, some New Jersey farmers markets have found a new way to serve their vendors and customers.

The Metuchen Farmers Market just launched an online service so that customers can buy produce, meat, prepared foods and other locally produced items that they would normally buy from vendors ...

‘Freshening’: One Tip for Making a Creative, Small Passover Seder

This story first ran on TAPinto East Brunswick.

How does a family have a Passover seder, usually a big event with a sumptuous table, games for kids, shared readings and lots of sweet wine, when practicing social distancing? Most of us are at home now, in small family groups, by ourselves or alone during this festival. Even the profit Elijah may be hesitant to come to the door, no ...

Passaic County Launches U.S. Census Promotion Campaign and Information Portal

April 6, 2020

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - Taken every 10 years, the U.S. Census is a count of every resident of the country, regardless of citizenship or legal status. 

Census results are used to reapportion the House of Representatives, determining how many seats each state gets. The distribution of more than $675 billion in federal funds, grants and support to states, counties and communities are ...

Passaic Valley Water Commission Reports Water Main Break in Clifton

Passaic Valley Water Commission is on site at 8 Loretta St., in Clifton to repair a water main break. 

During repairs, customers on Van Cleve Avenue, Whitmore Street and Loretta Place may experience discolored water and poor pressure. 

If customers have questions, they should visit the website at or contact the Customer Service Department.

Public Asked to Help Identify Suspect in Pair of Clifton Blazes

PATERSON, NJ - Public safety and fire officials are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying and locating an individual responsible for two early morning fires that took place in the early morning hours of Monday in Clifton.

According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes, Clifton Police Chief Thomas Rinaldi, and Clifton Fire Chief Frank Prezioso, ...

Hackensack Riverkeeper Donates 1,500 Latex Gloves Originally Planned For Use in Annual River Cleanup, To Bergen County Frontline Workers Amid Coronavirus Outbreak  

April 9, 2020

HACKENSACK, N.J. — The county sought supplies, and the Hackensack Riverkeeper answered the call. 

In response to Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco’s appeal late last month for donations of personal protective equipment for area healthcare workers and first responders at the frontline amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hackensack Riverkeeper delivered 15 boxes of latex ...

One Town Spikes to Nearly 1000 Infections: $3.3 Million in Financial Aid Rushed to Help Lakewood New Jersey

NEW JERSEY - Lakewood Township appears to be on the brink. They are about to hit a high water mark of 1000 COVID-19 cases in New Jersey.

As of 4/8/20 at 12:00PM, the Ocean County Department of Health lists the top three communities in Ocean County as Lakewood - 936, Toms River, 458 and Brick - 363. These numbers bring tragedy and tragic consequences. They also bring aid.

Lakewood has ...

Food for Thought by Mark Vogel

Food for Thought: Food History & Science Cooking Techniques  by Mark Vogel.   ( 2020).

Are you suffering from cabin fever, having  been on “lockdown” for a week, facing a future of being housebound for who knows how long? I have a suggestion to help you pass the time in a productive and interesting way, learn fun facts about food, and sample new recipes. Purchase ...

The Good Neighbor

The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant (Inkubator Books, 2020)

 Recently I was at a doctor’s appointment and my physician asked if I had read anything good lately. Then she offered a tip to read The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant. 

The Good Neighbor starts off with an intriguing Prologue. In fact, the first line of the novel reads, “There was so much blood. It wasn’t ...

The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand

The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown, 2018)


Who is “the perfect couple”in Elin Hilderbrand’s novel The Perfect Couple. Is it Greer Garrison Winbury, famous mystery author, and her husband, Tag, the owners of the Summerland estate on Nantucket? Is it the Winbury’s son, Benji and his beautiful fiancé, Celeste Otis? Is it Celeste’s ...

The Corona Virus Pandemic: Staying Safe Online

Every day we are bombarded with information about the coronavirus outbreak. Doctors and other healthcare providers share tips to help us stay healthy, and we are even taught the proper way to wash our hands. While personal health and hygiene are of the utmost importance, perhaps equally important is learning how to maintain cyber health and hygiene during this time.

Social distancing and stay ...

Tips to Stay Positive and Productive During the Coronavirus Outbreak

There are very real challenges facing our world today. A pandemic, financial concerns, isolation, and health issues can create anxiety and fear. When the news is all doom and gloom, it’s hard for even the most optimistic among us to stay positive, but that is exactly what we must do!

Just at a time when we need each other the most, self isolation rules have been put in place leaving many ...

Social Security Recipients Will Automatically Receive Economic Impact Payments

April 9, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service last week announced that Social Security beneficiaries who are not typically required to file tax returns will not need to file an abbreviated tax return to receive an Economic Impact Payment. Instead, payments will be automatically deposited into their bank accounts. 

“Social Security recipients ...

Economic impact payments: What you need to know

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typically do not file returns will need to submit a simple tax return to receive the stimulus payment.

Who is eligible for ...