How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Have you ever been swarmed by a bug and noticed a strange and unpleasant smell?

You probably encountered a stink bug.

Chances are, if you have a stink bug infestation, your nose will let you know and you'll want to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. 

Keep reading to learn more about how to get rid of stink bugs. 

Understanding Stink Bugs

Whether you already ...

Hawthorne Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

October 11, 2021

Dear Editor,

It was my honor to be part of the Hispanic Heritage Committee.  Great people coming together to recognize the Hispanic & Latino residents in our community.   Unbelievable enthusiasm and excitement to plan this event in 9 days.  The event had great food from Bendita Arepa which was sponsored by Prestige Pest Control.  Thai Cookery donated rice, noodles and a ...

Ann Marie Peterson Offers New Ideas and a Fresh Look at Issues

Over 35 years ago (1985) a grassroots campaign in my hometown of Hawthorne captured the imagination of many Hawthorne citizens.  Tom Furrey ran for Town Council against then-Mayor Louis Bay’s hand-chosen candidate for an open seat.  Few gave Mr. Furrey a snowball’s chance in you-know-where; Mayor Bay was less-than-inclusive and was used to having his way. But ...

School Mask Mandate Opponents Rally at the State House

October 19, 2021

TRENTON, NJ - Hundreds of New Jerseyans gathered outside the State House Annex Building in Downtown Trenton on Monday to rally against Governor Phil Murphy's executive order which mandates that school employees must receive a COVID-19 vaccination. 

Organizers intentionally planned the rally to be held on the same day that the Governor's Order took effect requiring school ...

Two-Time Super Bowl Champ Carl Banks Among Scotch Plains Public Storage Customers Seeking Return of Possessions

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Among those frustrated by his inability to visit his unit at Public Storage on Route 22 in Scotch Plains is two-time Super Bowl champion and Giants legend Carl Banks, who stored mementos of his stellar NFL career at the storage facility. 

Items in the storage unit include Banks's Pro Bowl jersey and items belonging to his son, CJ, that include a signed ...

Hanging on by A Thread

It is easy to become consumed by a negative experience. At one time or another, most of us have felt an intense emotion about something that was too challenging to manage and/or overcome.

Nicolette Blanco, author of the book By A Thread, has been stitching her life together for more than six decades. In careers that included work with at-risk youth, health coaching, and health care management, ...

Hanging on by A Thread

It is easy to become consumed by a negative experience. At one time or another, most of us have felt an intense emotion about something that was too challenging to manage and/or overcome.

Nicolette Blanco, author of the book By A Thread, has been stitching her life together for more than six decades. In careers that included work with at-risk youth, health coaching, and health care management, ...

Notice of Prospect Park Mayor and Council Meeting Cancelation

October 3, 2021

County of Passaic
Borough of Prospect Park

Please take notice that the Monday, October 4, 2021 Work Session of the Mayor and Council be and is hereby cancelled.

 

Notice of Prospect Park Land Use Board Meeting Cancellation

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, September 30, 2021 @ 6:30pm has been cancelled.

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

What About the Bird?

Spoiler alert: It dies.

Imagine you are sitting in the cabin of an Airbus 320 airplane. The plane has just taken off when the shy young woman sitting in the window seat next to you hesitantly taps you on the shoulder signaling that she needs to get out of her seat.

By way of apologetic explanation, she jerks her thumb toward the postage stamp window. “The engine is on fire,” she ...

I Am What I Am

I like to think I am comfortable to be around. But not too long ago my daughter asked me to take a personality test.

She clarified that she was interested to know my type. Apparently “well-adjusted” is not a clinically accepted category.

I am not a big fan of personality tests. These are the tests that categorize who you are through a series of statements about yourself to which ...

New Jersey Date Night: Frighteningly Great Halloween Destinations

October 16, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

October brings us candy, trick-or-treaters and a great opportunity for our date to hold our hands a little tighter. Halloween is upon us and what better way to celebrate the spooky season than to visit one of New Jersey’s many Haunted Houses? From eerie hayrides to disturbing hallways, a haunted ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, October 20, 7:00 PM

Hawthorne

Borough Council Regular Meeting

Government

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Sat, October 23, 12:00 PM

(Donation Pick-up Can Be Arranged), Hawthorne

National 'Make A Difference Day': Team Hawthorne ...

Giving Back

NJ Dentist Serves Residents in the Community and Gives Back to Local Organizations

October 5, 2021

 

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Joseph DalBon, DMD, owner of New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, spoke with TAPintoTV about his strong connection to the community and local organizations.

“I’m really proud to serve our community,” DalBon explained. “I grew up in Caldwell. I went to high school here.” DalBon attended the University of Pennsylvania ...

Garden State Initiative Launches Report and Educational Campaign for Fiscally Sustainable NJ

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Brian Brodeur, executive producer of East Main Media and TAPintoTV, spoke with Regina Egea, President of the Garden State Initiative (GSI), to discuss GSI's report entitled, Toward a Fiscally Sustainable New Jersey: Analysis and Recommendations.

Co-authored by Thad D. Calabrese and Thomas J. Healey, the new research report looks back at the 2012 State Budget Crisis ...