Passaic Valley Water Commission Urges Customers to Sign Up for Emergency Notification Service Provider.

CLIFTON, NJ - Passaic Valley Water Commission (PVWC) reminds customers that it has employed Swiftreach Networks, Inc., as its emergency notification provider. This is an attempt to provide more reliable communication with customers.

Headquartered in Framingham, MA, Swift 911 is a tool launched by Swiftreach Networks which allows water commission customers to sign up ...

Water Main Flushing May Cause Discoloration or Low Pressure

October 19, 2020

CLIFTON, NJ  – – Passaic Valley Water Commission (PVWC) will be flushing water mains in Paterson and Woodland Park over the next month. Flushing the water mains will help maintain water quality by removing sediment that slowly collects in the system.

There may be some unavoidable discoloration or low pressure during the flushing. PVWC assures all ...

Payment Window Reopens at Passaic Valley Water Commission Oct 14

CLIFTON, NJ - After closing during the coronavirus pandemic, the Passaic Valley Water Commission (PVWC) will reopen the customer payment window in the lobby at the main office at 1525 Main Avenue in Clifton.

Beginning on Wednesday, October 14th, the payment window will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 2:00 pm.

The lobby has been modified to help reduce the ...

Upcoming Events

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Mon, October 26, 7:00 PM

Alfred Baumann Library , Woodland Park

October Book Club

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Thu, October 29, 7:30 PM

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison

"The Laramie Project" (Virtual Production)

Arts & Entertainment

Thu, October 29, 7:30 PM

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison

"The Laramie Project" (Virtual Production)

Arts & Entertainment Law & Justice

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Sat, October 31, 7:30 PM

Online, Madison

The Laramie Project (Virtual Production)

Arts & Entertainment

You Are Seen | The Untold Stories

The greatest gift we can give someone is the chance to see themselves through somebody else’s story.

In this new podcast, audience members will be able to explore the stories and experiences of a variety of people. Through the events of these past few months, we have read, heard, and seen countless stories told from people of various walks of life.

This season, our host Nicholas ...

Moving Beyond the Partisan Bubble

There is so much to say and yet so many times a day I find myself dumbfounded to speechlessness.  My children ask logical questions for which I can find no polite or productive answer. There is no good answer for why hate seems to have seeped into so much of our dialogue every day.

There is no good reason that suspicion has replaced curiosity. That accusations have replaced queries. It is ...

Indecision 2020

At long last, it is finally upon us.

In a matter of days, Americans all over the country will venture forth to proudly exercise their individuality on the most anticipated day of this election year.

I am, of course, referring to Halloween.

This year the annual frightfest celebrating candy shakedowns and macabre costumes will be tempered significantly by the pandemic threat. On ...

A Woman of Numbers

I missed Ada Lovelace Day, or ALD as it is respectfully referred to by technology geeks who speak in three letter acronyms.

Ironically, I was on my computer on October 13th and it passed me by. It didn’t pop up on my Facebook events page and shamefully was not pre-coded into Google Calendar. And since it has nothing to do with Covid or Donald Trump, it did not make the nightly ...

Little Falls Video Production Studio Provides Businesses with Safe and Socially Distant Media and Event Services

October 26, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- As the COVID-19 pandemic has passed the six-month mark, East Main Media Studios continues to provide industry-leading media services and remote communication support to businesses throughout the Tri-state area and beyond. “Not only do we provide the highest level of production for virtual events, but we operate in a safe and socially distant manner ...

Little Falls NJ 2020 Election Special: Interview with Mayoral Candidate Donald Radcliffe

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Along with the presidential race coming up on November 3, there is also a mayoral race here in Little Falls and TAPintoTV recently spoke with both candidates. Donald Radcliffe, running on the Republican ticket, shared his point-of-view and outlook for the community with Executive Producer Brian Brodeur.

A resident of Little Falls for nearly 40 years, Radcliffe worked as a ...

How To Get Property Tax Relief?

October 19, 2020

Most of us want to continue to stay in our homes and communities, but property taxes are driving us away.  Taking advantage of New Jersey’s Property Tax Relief programs can stretch our dollars.  Who qualifies?  Are there special programs for seniors?

The Senior Citizens Council has prepared a video presentation on the property tax relief options available for ...

New Jerseyans Say ‘Cheese!’ (But Hold the Dairy) with Vegan Cheese

October 24, 2020

Is plant-based cheese really cheese? Well, sort of. But instead of dairy from cows, sheep or goats, vegan cheesemakers are making it with plant milk, nuts, tapioca and even rice.

There are many different methods to make vegan cheese nowadays. The easy way? Using a plant-based milk base (from foods like cashews or almonds) and adding a few thickening agents and seasonings.

Plant-based ...

Murphy Vetoes Bill to Reimburse Restaurants for Indoor Dining False Start

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday vetoed a bill that would have appropriated $30 million in federal monies to reimburse restaurants owners who expended funds in anticipation of reopening for indoor dining July 2 — an opening the governor canceled two days before it was set to occur.

While in his veto statement Murphy said New Jersey government is meeting ...

Wayne PD Nab Two Suspected Package Thieves

October 18, 2020

WAYNE, NJ – Online shopping has grown in leaps and bounds since the pandemic hit and packages left on front porches have become a common target for thieves. Two suspected package thieves were caught by Wayne Police recently after one theft was caught on camera.

Wayne police officers responded to a report of a Wayne township resident who had multiple packages stolen from their porch on ...

Wayne PD Nab Two Suspected Package Thieves

WAYNE, NJ – Online shopping has grown in leaps and bounds since the pandemic hit and packages left on front porches have become a common target for thieves. Two suspected package thieves were caught by Wayne Police recently after one theft was caught on camera.

Wayne police officers responded to a report of a Wayne township resident who had multiple packages stolen from their porch on ...

By Growing, and Hiring Local, Green Thumb Industries Seeks to Help Paterson Rise

PATERSON, NJ – After learning more about New Jersey’s medical marijuana program, Asia Rollins decided to apply for a job at Rise Paterson, a dispensary that opened last December in the city. Now, on the cusp of one year on the job, Rollins is on the way up at one of the fastest growing companies in a fast-growing industry.

Rollins, a newly-promoted assistant general manager, said, ...

Hoboken to Implement Fines for Indoor House Parties Over 25 People

October 25, 2020

HOBOKEN, NJ - The City of Hoboken is prepared to fine residents who host indoor house parties with over 25 attendees, as rates of COVID transmission throughout New Jersey trend upwards.

"The Hoboken Police Department has responded to several house parties over the past few weekends, some of which were identified by the Health Department as contributing to clusters of ...

Fit to be Mayor? Jersey City's Fulop Named one of Nation's Healthiest Mayors

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Mayor Steven Fulop is 20 one America’s fittest mayors, according to Health Fitness Revolution (HFR). HFR annually recognizes politicians who live a healthy lifestyle while also promoting physical activities in their communities. 

In making their determination, HFR noted that Fulop, who ranked in the top 10 in 2019, has completed two and a half Ironmans, something ...

Shaw! Shaw! Shw!

There’s nothing like the theatrical commentary of George Bernard Shaw to explore love, lust and over-the-top intrigue to make for a stimulating evening.

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey offers another romp at its outdoor location at the Thomas H. Keen Theatre Factory in Florham Park.The three one-act plays were broken up into five segments. “Village Wooing,” with ...

The Guardian by John Grisham

The Guardians by John Grisham. (Dell, 2020)

“Duke Russell is not guilty of the unspeakable crimes for which he was convicted; nonetheless, he is scheduled to be executed for them in one hour and forty-five minutes.”

Are you hooked? I am.

When I taught Creative Writing, one of the first lessons on writing prose was, “You have to capture the reader in the first paragraph ...

Overcome the Anxiety of an Overwhelming World

To many people, the year 2020 feels like the gift that keeps on giving. Trying to get through any day can be an exercise in mental strength and acuity. A pandemic, global warming, financial recession, unemployment, national security, and an uncertain political landscape, can be dizzying, exhausting, and anxiety-producing. Watching the latest news reports can send even the most unshakable person ...

Healing from Trauma

This article was first posted on October 25, 2019. 

We all experience trauma in one form or another. It may be at the hands of an abuser, a relationship breakup, a health diagnosis, or the death of a loved one. No one is immune.

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Dr. James Gordon, author of the book, The Transformation: Discovering Wholeness and Healing After Trauma. Dr.

LTE: Vote for honesty, transparency and helpfulness -- not misinformation

October 24, 2020

Republican Congressional candidate Rosemary Becchi (NJ-11) continues to spread misinformation about our state's 2020 election process. I would like to set the record straight.

In campaign advertisements, Ms. Becchi has repeatedly stated:

“Due to Gov. Phil Murphy’s executive order, New Jersey will be holding an all vote by mail election this November– the ...

NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police: Think Twice Before Voting for Legalized Pot

Later this year, NJ voters will be asked to cast their vote on a constitutional amendment that would legalize recreational marijuana in our state for people 21 and older. This is a significant issue that most assuredly will impact public safety and quality of life issues for the residents of our New Jersey communities, as well as for the millions of visitors that we welcome to our state each ...

New Jersey Civil Service Commission's Employee Advisory Service to Host Virtual Mental Wellness Symposium for NJ State Employees

October 24, 2020

TRENTON - The New Jersey Civil Service Commission’s Employee Advisory Service will host its second annual mental health symposium in recognition of National Mental Health Awareness Month. This virtual event entitled, “The Mental Wellness Symposium 2020: How To Cope with Change and Uncertainty” will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 ...

Attorney General Recovers Over $150,000 in Penalties from Two Used Car Dealers with Locations in Mountain Lakes, Hillside, Hasbrouck Heights and Berlin

NEWARK – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and the Division of Consumer Affairs (the “Division”) today announced that they have reached settlements with two car dealerships resolving alleged violations of the Consumer Fraud Act (“CFA”), the Used Car Lemon Law, and other regulations governing the sale and advertising of motor vehicles. Both dealerships have ...