Not Your Grandmother's Cheerleading

MONTVILLE, NJ — Cheerleading has its place I suppose. On the early sidelines of life. Maybe.

I was the oldest of five boys growing up, and we all played sports hoping to be cheered, not to do the cheering.

Then, with my own brood of three sports boys, the same.

My daughter, the youngest, played parochial school basketball, but she also expected to be cheered for, and ...

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Receives $1M Donation from its Foundation

February 1, 2023

PARAMUS, NJ – The Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Foundation made a $1 million pledge to further support expansion, services, and programs at the Medical Center.

Lou Weiss, Chair of the Foundation presented the ceremonial check for the $1 million pledge to Bergen New Bridge President and CEO, Deb Visconi.

“The support from our Foundation is vital to us as we continue to ...

Bergen County's Harmon Face Values’ Among the Nationwide Store Closures

January 31, 2023

HACKENSACK, NJ — On Monday, the Hackensack Harmon Face Values store in the Summit Plaza was among locations listed on the website for its parent company, Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.

By the afternoon, the list of locations —30 of them in New Jersey — was removed and instead a notice on the website advised that Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. is closing the health and ...

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Clifton Man Arrested for Attempt to Firebomb Bloomfield's Temple Ner Tamid Synagogue

February 3, 2023

NEWARK, NJ — A Clifton man is facing federal charges, accused of attempting to firebomb a Bloomfield synagogue.

Nicholas Malindretos was arrested Wednesday. The 26-year-old is charged with one count of attempted use of fire to damage and destroy a building used in interstate commerce. He’s scheduled to have his initial appearance in Newark federal court on Thursday.

Malindretos ...

Attempted Firebombing at Bloomfield Temple Being Investigated

Bloomfield, NJ- On Sunday January 29, 2023 at approximately 9:30 am, Bloomfield Officers responded to Temple Ner Tamid on a report of property damage. Upon the officer’s arrival, it was quickly determined that a Molotov cocktail was thrown at the Temple’s front door.

After reviewing video surveillance from the Temple, it revealed one male suspect approached the front door at 3:19 ...

Langosta Lounge to Depart from the Asbury Park Boardwalk on February 4

January 26, 2023

ASBURY PARK, NJ — After 14 years of food, community and a passion for the restaurant and music scene, Marilyn Schlossbach and Scott Szegeki have announced that they will be stepping away from the Asbury Park Langosta Lounge Pavilion in February. 

The beachfront restaurant and bar well known to the Asbury Park dining scene, is closing on Saturday, February 4, as Schlossbach plans to ...

TAPinto Named a 2023 Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto was recently named a Top Franchise for 2023 by Franchise Business Review. This is the 18th annual ranking of the 200 best franchise opportunities as rated by franchisees.

"TAPinto is honored to be recognized as one of the top 200 franchises in the United States," TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro said. "The fact that this ...