Passaic County Fair Starts Thursday

August 9, 2022

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ – The Passaic County Board of County Commissioners, and Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. will be hosting the annual Passaic County Fair from August 11th-14th at Garret Mountain Reservation. The opening ceremony will be held on Thursday, August 11th at 7:30pm.

The fair will feature four days of unique activities for all to enjoy from games and rides to art ...

Englewood Health Nationally Recognized for High-Quality Stroke Care

Englewood Health has received the American Heart Association’s Silver Plus Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke quality achievement award.

This award recognizes Englewood Health’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines, ultimately leading to more lives saved and reduced ...

Fair Lawn Small Business Scavenger Hunt Running Through August 31, 2022

The Fair Lawn Economic Development Corporation and its Main Street Program have organized a Borough-Wide Business Scavenger Hunt. 

The Scavenger Hunt works as follows: Participants may either take a selfie at any of the listed locations or (if applicable) produce a receipt showing that a purchase was made at any of the business locations. These locations are as follows: 

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Are You Stuck in a Hole?

Have you ever experienced times when life seemed so hopeless that you felt like you were in a deep, dark hole and no matter how hard you tried or what you did you couldn’t climb out?

I have. I have actually spent a great deal of time in my hole.

Being in that hole is the scariest feeling imaginable. The air is heavy and you feel all alone; there is no one to help plan an escape ...

Goods Donated in Hawthorne Delivered to Village in War-Torn Ukraine

August 9, 2022

MOVCHANIVKA, UKRAINE - Nearly three dozen large parcels of clothing, military-grade supplies, non-perishable food, and more successfully crossed the Atlantic and Europe to finally arrive in the village of Movchanivka in Ukraine.  The donations were the product of the generosity of Hawthornites and those of neighboring towns who responded to Donna Grofsick's call for aid back in ...

Millburn High School Senior Films Documentary of Ukrainian Refugee Crisis in Poland

While the rest of us watched our televisions as Russian troops invaded Ukraine, 17-year-old Millburn High School student Peter Ren booked an airplane flight to Poland to document Ukrainian refugees as they entered Poland. His film, The Cost of War, is an eyewitness account of Ukrainians at the Przemyśl train station, where 10,000 to 20,000 Ukrainians arrived daily, and ...

New Jersey Extends Outdoor Dining Options Until November 2024

August 4, 2022

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law Wednesday that extends outdoor dining in New Jersey until November 2024.

"There are restaurants and bars and growing numbers of breweries that are still relying on the outdoor dining spaces they were allowed to create to get themselves back financially to where they were pre-pandemic," Murphy said. "We want to see ...

Bergen New Bridge Celebrates 50 Years of Psychiatric Residency Program

August 2, 2022

PARAMUS, NJ – Bergen New Bridge Medical Center is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Psychiatry Residency Program.

“We are proud to be an educational leader, providing a solid and diverse foundation for the future of Psychiatry,” said Deborah Visconi, President and CEO of Bergen New Bridge Medical Center. “Our Psychiatry Residency Program, celebrating its ...

Monkeypox Vax Available at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center

PARAMUS, NJ - Bergen New Bridge Medical Center is offering Monkeypox vaccines beginning today, Friday, July 29 to New Jersey at-risk residents.

New Bridge joins Cooper University Hospital in Camden County as additional sites for residents without a confirmed exposure who believe they may have been exposed or are at high risk for having been exposed to the virus, the New Jersey Department ...

New Jersey’s Disabled Community Feels Inflation the Most

Whether we push a shopping cart down the supermarket aisle or order through a delivery app, all New Jerseyans are noticing that grocery prices are on the rise. 

The cost of buying food has increased by 9.1% over the past year, according to government data released last month. Combined with fluctuating gas prices, rising rents as well as interest rates, inflation is forcing many of us to ...

TAPinto Reader Mail Bag: Not Shy About Speaking Up!

NEW JERSEY — TAPinto's News Around New Jersey readers had a lot to say recently about our recent stories focusing on guns, red-light-running and the money perks for those running the most powerful union in New Jersey.

The biggest response was about a foundation report on what the top officials of the New Jersey Education Association were earning in salaries and from a separate ...

Rutgers Expert Says Invasive Plants At the Root of Growing Problem

July 31, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ –Japanese knotweed and Chinese silver grass may look lovely as accents to your well-coifed yard, but these invasive plants are at the root of a growing problem.

These and other types of foreign plants spread from your garden and end up anywhere and seemingly everywhere - along the Raritan River, for instance – where they disrupt natural communities and wreak havoc ...

TAPinto South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen Named Grand Marshal of Labor Day Parade

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — When Darlene Tedesco-Cullen received a call from South Plainfield Councilwoman Christine Faustini to talk about the borough's annual Labor Day parade, Tedesco-Cullen thought she knew what it was about.

"Usually I help judge the floats, so I figured she was going to ask me if I was going to be around Labor Day to judge again," Tedesco-Cullen, the ...

Glen Rock Police Blotter - August 7, 2022

August 7, 2022

During the period between August 1 to August 7, 2022 members of the GRPD handled 228 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

8-1-2022 - 4:49 PM – A Winslow Terrace resident reported being the victim of a scam in which he sent $1,000.00 in gift cards to a suspect purporting to be the victim’s boss.  The detective bureau is ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, August 11, 7:30 PM

Glen Rock

Glen Rock Zoning Board Meeting

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Sat, August 13, 10:00 AM

The Hermitage, HoHoKus

Hermitage Outdoor Craft Show in HoHoKus