Is Your Family Ready for a Safer Summer 2022?

May 26, 2022

Do you have big plans for an amazing summer 2022 with your crew? Many families are really looking forward to a fun-filled summer with trips to the local pool, beach vacations and time spent relaxing with family and friends.  If you have plans to be in or around water with your family this summer, know that water safety must be top of mind. May is National Water Safety Awareness Month and ...

New Jersey State Parks Announce Memorial Day Beach and Lifeguard Hours

Memorial Day Weekend Lifeguard Schedule Island Beach State Park will be staffed with lifeguards from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and Monday of Memorial Day weekend. Swimming is only permitted in designated swim areas when lifeguards on are duty.

Additional Swim Areas Opening in June 

The following lakefront swim areas are anticipated to open for swimming in ...

Englewood Health Appoints Peter Shin, MD, Chief of Medicine

Englewood, NJ (May 24, 2022) — Englewood Health has appointed Peter Shin, MD, chief of medicine. Dr. Shin has served as section chief of hospital medicine since 2015.

Dr. Shin is board certified in internal medicine and specializes in caring for hospitalized patients. At Englewood Health, he is a faculty member in the Internal Medicine Residency Program and supervises residents as they ...

Bags That Give Back

GLEN ROCK, NJ – Reduce single-use plastic in the environment and give back to those in need in the local community, all while running routine weekly errands at the local Stop & Shop. The Glen Rock NJ Dog Park has been selected by Stop & Shop @ 175 Franklin Avenue in Ridgewood, NJ 4store leadership as the benefiting non-profit in the Stop & Shop Community Bag for the month of ...

Glen Rock Police Blotter - May 16, 2022

May 16, 2022

During the period between May 9 and May 15, 2022, members of the GRPD handled 274 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

5-9-2022 - 12:56 PM – Glen Rock patrol units responded to a two-vehicle crash on Lincoln Avenue near William Place and found a large oil spill in the northbound lanes.  The roadway was shut down until the Glen Rock and Hawthorne Fire ...

What Are You Willing to Do?

Last week I was on a call with a colleague who continually complained about so many aspects of her life. After listening to her ramble on relentlessly, I finally asked, “What are you willing to change?” 

She stopped talking and with an indignant tone, said, “What do you mean … what am I willing to change?”

I explained to her that I am a firm believer that ...

Prosecutor’s Office Announces Increased Security Presence at Schools, Houses of Worship

May 27, 2022

HACKENSACK, NJ - Following the elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella and Chief Jason Love announced a county-wide plan to enhance security at houses of worship and schools in response to increasing acts of domestic terrorism across the country. 

Law enforcement agencies county-wide will be dedicating additional patrols and officers to be ...

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Signs with Guardian Research Network® to Help Change How Healthcare is Delivered

PARAMUS, NJ – Guardian Research Network Inc. (GRN) announced that Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, New Jersey’s largest hospital and a clinical affiliate of Rutgers University Medical School, has joined its nationwide healthcare system research network. As not-for-profits, both entities come together to bring healthcare innovation to local communities and enhance patient diversity in ...

Memorial Day Grilling Recipe: Grilled Caesar Salad with Blackened Shrimp

May 27, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ - ShopRite’s registered dietitian, Shelbi Thurau, has shared a simple recipe as Memorial Day quickly approaches: Grilled Caesar Salad with Blackened Shrimp.

Recipe:

Ingredients

1 lb blackened shrimp, thawed if necessary
4 romaine hearts, halved lengthwise
6 (1⁄2-inch-thick) slices French baguette
1/2 cup refrigerated Caesar dressing
1/4 cup ...

Jif Peanut Butter Recalled Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

Jif® peanut butter products sold in the U.S. have been recalled due to potential Salmonella contamination, announced The J.M. Smucker Company. 

Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems, stated the FDA. Healthy persons infected ...

Upcoming Events

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Sat, May 28, 11:00 AM

George Washington Memorial Cemetery, Paramus

Memorial Day Flag Placement: Hosted by Thomas D.

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Mon, May 30

Glen Rock

Glen Rock School District Closed

JERSEY TALK QUESTION: What are your thoughts on how the process with cannabis legalization is proceeding, and what further concerns or precautions do you think the state legislature should take up this session?

Currently, there are 12 cannabis dispensaries in the Garden State. The Cannabis Regulatory Commission is expected to take up more applications at its meeting later this month. However, there are still many unanswered questions. 

The New Jersey Supreme Court case that could decide how cannabis impairment is measured by police is State v. Olenowski.

The key ...

Thomas Kang Becomes Owner/Publisher of 5 TAPinto Local News and Digital Marketing Platforms

MILLBURN, NJ — Thomas Kang is the new owner/publisher of TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills, TAPinto Springfield, TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove, TAPinto West Essex and TAPinto West Orange. He took over the local news and digital marketing platforms on March 1, 2022.

Kang, who grew up in the Philadelphia area, moved to New Jersey about two years ago. He's also lived in ...

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

Thomas Kang Becomes Owner/Publisher of 5 TAPinto Local News and Digital Marketing Platforms

MILLBURN, NJ — Thomas Kang is the new owner/publisher of TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills, TAPinto Springfield, TAPinto Verona/Cedar Grove, TAPinto West Essex and TAPinto West Orange. He took over the local news and digital marketing platforms on March 1, 2022.

Kang, who grew up in the Philadelphia area, moved to New Jersey about two years ago. He's also lived in ...

NY Waterway Offers Veterans, Military Personnel Free Ferry Rides For Fleet Week

May 27, 2022

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — To show its appreciation for Americans who have served in the military, NY Waterway is providing free ferry rides for veterans and active-duty military personnel during Fleet Week New York.

In order to receive the discount, veterans and service members just need to present a valid Veteran or Military ID or come in uniform.

The offer runs through May 31 and is ...