Viking Pest Control, Local Exterminator Offers Discount on Award-Winning Mosquito, Tick, and Spotted Lanternfly Services

June 22, 2022

Viking Pest Control (Viking Pest), an award-winning pest control company based in Basking Ridge, N.J., was rated top 10 in the country for pest control and top 5 for mosquito and termite service by Forbes Home, and best in the country for sustainability by The Spruce. In celebration of this recognition, Viking Pest is offering new customers a $50 discount on all services.

In addition to the ...

Ham Radio Emergency Communications Drill to be held in Fair Lawn

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Every June, more than 40,000 people throughout North America set up temporary transmitting stations in public places to demonstrate radio’s science, skill, and service to society. Fred Belghaus, a Fair Lawn resident and a former contract specialist for a multinational company providing aerospace parts to the U.S. Government, will be one of them this year.

Fair ...

Ascendia Bank Holds Well-Attended  Rebranding Celebrations at All Branches  in Glen Rock, Hawthorne & West Orange

HAWTHORNE, NJ – Ascendia Bank, formerly Glen Rock Savings Bank, celebrated its new name and refreshed identity with a Rebranding Celebration on Saturday, May 14th at its four branches, located at 175 Rock Road in Glen Rock; 250 Lincoln Avenue in Hawthorne; 474 Prospect Avenue in West Orange; and 83 Northfield Avenue in West Orange. The celebrations were a precursor to the Bank’s 100th ...

New Main Street Grant Open to Native or Indigenous, Hispanic or Latinx, LGBTQ+, Refugee and Immigrant Owned Businesses in Fair Lawn

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The application for the next cycle of the American Express - Main Street America Inclusive Backing Grant has opened. More than $2.05 million of grant funds are available to businesses in the United States through the American Express - Main Street America Inclusive Backing Grant program. 

The current application cycle is open to Native or Indigenous, Hispanic or Latinx, ...

Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

How Do You Want to Be Remembered?

I recently heard about the passing of a man to whom I was introduced when I had just created the Change Your Attitude … Change Your Life brand. I was unsure about how I would proceed. He had media experience and professional contacts and offered sage advice and support. He even introduced me to a few people that later went on to become guests of the show.

I was not what one would ...

Three Men Charged in Lodi Parking Lot Murder Investigation

June 15, 2022

HACKENSACK, NJ - The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office announced the arrests of three men on multiple charges in the death of a Lodi man in March 2022.

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced the arrests of Giovanni Feliciano from Garfield, Jefersson Gonzalez and Elvis DeJesus both of Paterson. 

The arrest is the result of an investigation by the Bergen County ...

Bergen County, Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Join for Pride Celebration and Flag Raising Ceremony

PARAMUS, NJ - Bergen County joined forces with Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, Buddies of NJ, and Bergen County LGBTQ+ Alliance to celebrate Pride Month with a flag raising ceremony at the hospital campus June 13.

“This is a culmination of having two pride events turned into one,” said James J. Tedesco III, Bergen County Executive. “So instead of having one ceremony at the ...

Live Lead-Safe

June 24, 2022

Hazardous lead in your home may not be high up on your list of concerns to test for and prevent, remediate, or abate – but it very well should be. Here’s why:

Hazardous Lead and its Effects

Lead can come from paint, dust, soil, water pipes, and other less impactful sources; but the most common of these is lead from paint.

Hazardous lead is a health crisis across New Jersey ...

Upcoming Events

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Sun, June 26, 12:30 PM

Near Fair Lawn Borough Hall, Fair Lawn

Fair Lawn Pride Block Party

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Wed, June 29, 8:30 PM

Memorial Pool, Fair Lawn

Fair Lawn Summer Movie Program

Long Beach Island Named NJ's Best Summer Travel Destination

June 23, 2022

LBI Region, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, which serves as the accredited Destination Marketing Organization for the Long Beach Island region, proudly shares the 2022 Travel Pulse report for the best summer destinations in America.

The members of the chamber recognize the importance of a summer vacation, and look forward to welcoming friends and families to this great ...

Chef with No Legs and One Arm Behind Family-Run Soul Food Restaurant

June 14, 2022

CORAL SPRINGS, FL – When a small soul food takeout opened its doors to customers on a recent early afternoon, a Coral Springs man in a wheelchair oversaw pans of mac and cheese going into the oven with an aroma of cornbread sweetening the atmosphere.

“My whole vision for this restaurant is to create an atmosphere where a sense of home and family are at the root of everything we ...

TAPinto Owners and Publishers Attend Networking Event

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — TAPinto's franchise owners gathered in person for the first time in more than two years in Berkeley Heights on June 6, 2022, at a networking event. For some TAPinto owners, it's the first time they were able to see one another in person.

The publishers had a chance to catch up and hear from TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro. Sen. Jon Bramnick, a ...

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Bad Teen Behaviors? Listen more!

Do your teen's behaviors drive you over the edge? The worse the behavior, the more you need to listen.

Difficult behaviors can mean your child is struggling with something, not necessarily trying to give you a hard time. They don't wake up in the morning and think, "How can I make Mom/Dad miserable today?"

There's an underlying feeling: sadness, frustration, rage, ...

TAPinto Owners and Publishers Attend Networking Event

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — TAPinto's franchise owners gathered in person for the first time in more than two years in Berkeley Heights on June 6, 2022, at a networking event. For some TAPinto owners, it's the first time they were able to see one another in person.

The publishers had a chance to catch up and hear from TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro. Sen. Jon Bramnick, a ...