Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Acknowledged for Antimicrobial Stewardship Leadership

January 27, 2022

PARAMUS, NJ – Bergen New Bridge Medical Center’s Antimicrobial Stewardship efforts have again been recognized by The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH). The Medical Center’s Acute Division earned the New Jersey Antimicrobial Stewardship Recognition Program’s 2021 Silver Steward Award, and the Long Term Care Division obtained the 2021 Gold Steward Award.

The ...

Spencer Savings Bank Donates $75,000 to the American Red Cross to Support Communities Across U.S. In Wake of Recent Tornado Devastation

ELMWOOD PARK, NJ - Spencer Savings Bank, a leading New Jersey-based community bank, is donating $75,000 to the American Red Cross to support communities across U.S. in wake of recent tornado devastation. Last month, dozens of tornadoes ripped across multiple states (Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee) leaving behind considerable damage and heartbreak. With widespread ...

Glen Rock NJ Dog Park Launches Rescue Dog Coat Drive in Honor of Animal Advocate Betty White’s 100th Birthday

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock NJ Dog Park Board of Directors is pleased to announce a “Rescue Puppy Coat and Sweater Drive” event running through Valentine’s Day, Saturday, February 14.

The drive will benefit the Alabama based Bow Wows and Meows Rescue Group.  This wonderful rescue rehomes Alabama rescue dogs to our area where weather is a little different, to say the ...

Fair Lawn Police Blotter - Jan. 20, 2022

January 20, 2022

Chief Glen Cauwels stated all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

01/05/2022 - 10:03 pm Narcotics: P.O. Brad Pindyck initiated a motor vehicle stop on Maple Avenue at Harristown
Road and arrested the operator, Ryan Highhouse, age 24 of Damascus, PA and a passenger, Devin Ott, age 25 of Beach Lake, PA, after heroin, crack cocaine & needles were located inside the vehicle.

NJ Navy Veteran Turning 100 Years Old

January 17, 2022

FLEMINGTON, NJ - World War II Navy veteran, and Flemington resident, Bill Watkinson will celebrate his 100th birthday Jan. 23 – and residents are invited to celebrate with him.

Watkinson was stationed on the USS Yorktown from 1942 to 1946. By 1943, he was a Navy test pilot, certifying aircraft and delivering them to the U.S. fleet abroad, and, in 1944, he was certified as a fighter ...

Fair Lawn Seeking Photos of Military & Veterans for Tribute Banner Program

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Borough would like to honor our military and veteran residents with their Military & Veteran Tribute Banner program. Last year the Borough displayed 150 banner throughout the Borough. This year it was over 300! We would like to add as many as possible.

Please send in photographs of present or past Fair Lawn residents (both living and deceased) that are serving or have ...

Creative Experiences in Parenting: A Conversation with Lisa Brown

The fast pace of daily life can make it easy to forget the importance of spending time with our children. Often when asked to play, read, or do an activity together, our response is, “Sorry, but I don’t have time.” And while making time can be a challenge, research has shown that there are many benefits derived from family time together, including the development of social, ...

NJ Third-Grader Raises over $2K for Linden Animal Shelter in Honor of MLK Day of Service

January 27, 2022

LINDEN, NJ - A third-grader in Linden was able to raise over $2,000 for the Friends of Linden Animal Shelter as part of a service project she took on for Martin Luther King Day.

Amelia Hanger, a student at School No. 10, started the project two years ago when she raised $400 for the shelter and continued it last year by raising $1,000 for the Linden Presbyterian Church food ...

21-Year-Old Accused of Being One of Many Who Stole 10 Range Rovers from Paramus Jaguar Dealership

PARAMUS, NJ - A 21-year-old Newark man has been arrested for stealing 10 Range Rovers, 8 of which were recovered, according to police. The total loss of the burglary and theft was in excess of $740,000.

On January 12, police arrested Dion Wiggins, 21, of Newark; he was charged with burglary and theft. Wiggins was booked and processed at the Monmouth County Jail where ...

Lidl Chopped Spinach Recalled Due to Possible Health Risk

January 26, 2022

Lidl branded frozen chopped spinach is being recalled due to the potential contamination of Listeria Monocytogenes, announced Frozen Food Development.

According to the FDA, Listeria monocytogenes, is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Although healthy individuals may suffer ...

Allergy Alert Placed on Amy's Vegan Organic Rice Mac & Cheeze

Amy's Kitchen has initiated a voluntary recall of the Vegan Organic Rice Mac & Cheeze due to a potential allergen, announced the FDA. The product could have a trace amounts of milk, which was not declared on the product label, they said. 

The recalled product contains the following "Best By" date, UPC and Lot Code:

Product Name

Best ...

Major Winter Storm To Impact All of New Jersey Friday Evening into Saturday

January 27, 2022

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch through Saturday evening for the entire mid-Atlantic and northeast regions, which could yield as much as 12 inches of snow in this area.

The storm is expected to reach our area in the early evening on Friday. 

Here is the best conservative guess, according to TAPinto weather consultants, as ...

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Thu, February 10, 12:30 PM

Shea Center for the Performing Arts, Wayne

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TAPinto Publisher Bobbie Peer Expands Ownership, Acquiring Two More Local Sites

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Bobbie Peer is clear about what she is and what she is not.

"I'm not a journalist, I'm the first to tell you that. I'm a marketing person that runs a business," Peer said.

Peer owns five TAPinto sites. In October 2021, Peer became the publisher of TAPinto Basking Ridge and TAPinto Bernardsville/Bedminister. She started ...

Better Understanding of Social Media Will Lead to Better Results

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Often media companies treat all social media channels the same. They post the same content the same way on each channel, often using a service that automatically makes the posts. The best strategy for social media for your business is one that is tailored to the platform you’re using.

The hottest and most-used platform right now is TikTok. According to ...

Fair Lawn, Tuesday is National Plan for Vacation Day

January 25, 2022

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Tuesday is National Plan for Vacation Day, which encourages Americans to plan their vacation days for the entire year. Findings by the travel industry and partners have continuously shown that vacation days are not being used, thus affecting workers' mental health, personal relationships and job performance.

According to a new study by Destination Analysts, commissioned by ...