What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

A Graduate with 20/Plenty Vision

One day, Cori Noble settled down to take a nap and had a nightmare. But the nightmare occurred when he awakened and discovered that his vision was so blurry, he could not see.  

That was 10 years ago. Many hospital visits later, the lifelong Paterson resident was diagnosed with neuromyelitis optica, a rare condition that affects eyesight and can cause paralysis.  Paralyzed for ...

Summer is the Perfect Time at PCCC, Classes Start June 14 and July 7

Summer is the perfect time and Passaic County Community College (PCCC) is the perfect place to get started, get ahead, or catch up on your college education.

Two summer semesters are coming up with a wide range of courses in high-demand career fields including math, biology, technology, business, healthcare and much more.  

Are you a first-time college student? PCCC offers ...

We Need to Improve Access to Affordable Child Care on Behalf of NJ Businesses & Parents – Especially Mothers

July 26, 2021

With New Jersey on the road to recovery and businesses scrambling to fill job openings, child care accessibility will impact just how many residents are able to return to work.

Necessary yet costly COVID-19 safety measures forced many child care providers to permanently close last year and left others struggling to stay afloat, making child care more inaccessible to families than ever ...

Team Lane Congratulates the Hawthorne Band Shell Committee

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Dear Editor,

Team Lane would like to ...

Newark Man Sentenced to 9 Years in Prison for Statewide Armed Robbery Spree

July 26, 2021

NEWARK, NJ – A Newark man on Wednesday was sentenced to 110 months in prison for participating in a string of statewide convenience store robberies, authorities announced. 

Meshach Whagar, 31, of Newark, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty and was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robbery, nine substantive counts of Hobbs Act ...

State Environmental Officials Take First Steps to Clean Up 23-mile Stretch of Water Leading to Newark Bay

NEWARK, NJ – Years of industrial processing which has contaminated miles of water along the Lower Hackensack River stretching from Oradell Dam to the mouth of Newark Bay is now planned to get cleaned up with some help from federal officials. 

State Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn LaTourette announced on Friday that cleanup for the target area will ...

Raise Your Happiness Set Point

Just about everyone wants to be happy. Aristotle said, “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” If happiness is something we strive so hard to attain, and if it is truly the end all and be all of life, then why does it elude so many?

There is a pervasive myth that we can be happy when we achieve (fill in the blank).

Wisdom Lost and Found Growing Up Overweight

We live in a world where beauty is everything. We’re led to believe that if we look a certain way and are skinny enough, we will be enough, and we will have value. Most of us know that these messages are wrong, but knowing something and believing it don’t always go together.

Ilene Leshinsky knows this all too well. Growing up a "fat girl" in the 1950s, she was reminded ...

Prospect Park Land Use Board Public Notice

July 19, 2021

BOROUGH OF PROSPECT PARK
106 Brown Ave Prospect Park NJ 07508

Land Use Board

PUBLIC NOTICE

Please be advised that the schedule Borough of Prospect Park Land Used Board meeting for July 22, 2021 @ 6:30pm is canceled.

Copies of this notice was emailed to The Herald News and TAPinto Hawthorne and posted on the bulletin board in the Municipal Building.

 

Notice of Special Meeting of Prospect Park Mayor and Council

BOROUGH OF PROSPECT PARK  

Please be advised that a Special Meeting of the Prospect Park Mayor and Council will be held on Monday, July 12, 2021 at 6:30PM virtually utilizing the Borough’s Zoom platform for the purpose of: 

RESOLUTION OF THE BOROUGH OF PROSPECT PARK AWARDING BID & AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF CONTRACT FOR THE ...

Results May Vary

I took some time off recently to work on my beach body.

I was shamed into taking this drastic action after learning that a dead whale had washed ashore just north of San Francisco. The maritime behemoth, a 40-foot, 8-ton gray whale, died of blunt force trauma after being struck by a ship.

I don’t know, this seems to me a bit like wandering into your backyard and being run over by a ...

And They're Off

The other day China fired three astronauts into space. This occurred just as Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced that he too was shooting himself into outer space.

This got me thinking, how did we get here and where exactly are we going?

So today, as a public service, I give to you:

A Brief History of the Race in Space

October, 1957. The manmade satellite, Sputnik 1, sends the very ...

The Secrets Behind the Deliciousness of NJ Summer Tomatoes

July 24, 2021

NEW JERSEY — For many who call the Garden State home, summer tastes like the first bite of a ripe, juicy Jersey tomato plucked fresh from a roadside farm stand or local farmers market.

But for every delicate tomato dripping with flavor we devour on the spot or place ever so carefully in our canvas bag to bring home from the market, we struggle to understand its secrets. What makes the ...

New Jersey Dentist Provides Painless Non-Invasive Laser Treatment for Sleep Apnea

July 26, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Dr. Joseph DalBon of the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry spoke with TAPintoTV to discuss a new painless laser oral treatment created to alleviate sleep apnea.

“Sleep apnea is a condition where the patient is waking up during the night and unable to breathe that can cause a number of serious health issues,” he said. Some of these health issues ...

What Are The Three Types of Electric Vehicles? Hybrid, PHEV and BEV

WAYNE, NJ -- General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, Peter Spina, Jr., spoke with TAPintoTV about the three kinds of electric vehicles in the automotive marketplace; Hybrid, PHEV, and BEV. 

Hybrid vehicles have gas and electric engines but no plug-in charging functionality. “The system charges itself through regenerative braking,” Spina explained. “It harnesses the kinetic ...