Glen Rock Boy Scout Henry Pfeiffer Launches Fundraising Appeal for Eagle Scout Project

April 19, 2021

GLEN ROCK, NJ – Henry Pfeiffer (17), a Glen Rock High School Senior and Eagle Scout candidate, plans to build a Pavilion for the Glen Rock Dog Park as his Eagle Scout service project.  He is fundraising to help pay for the materials, engineering fees, accessibility supplies, and other related costs. Glen Rock Boy Scout Troop 15, as well as many other local volunteers, are ...

Bergen County Residents 55+ Now Eligible to Make Vaccination Appointments by Phone

PARAMUS, NJ — Bergen County residents age 55 years and older are now able to schedule COVID-19 vaccinations by phone for appointments at Bergen County’s Vaccination Center. The Center, which is jointly operated by the County of Bergen and Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and is located at the Alternate Care Facility Annex on the campus of ...

Learning to Love Yourself

From the time women are young girls, they are bombarded with messages about how they are supposed to look and behave. These directives significantly affect the way they feel. The pressure to be a certain type of person is a significant drain on a woman’s self-esteem and self-confidence.

To gain a better understanding about how societal messages impact young women, I spoke with Sadie ...

Talk Jersey to Me: A Guide to the Foods NJ is Famous For

April 19, 2021

NEW JERSEY — From disco fries to tomato pies, the Garden State is home to some unique foods. Do you know the definitions of these special dishes New Jersey has to offer?

Beefsteak: Go to a traditional beefsteak banquet for sliced grilled beef served on slices of bread, French fries and beer, all served communal style.

Deep-Fried Hot Dogs: Open wide for a hot Texas ...

10 No-Fuss Cocktails to Make at Home with 3 Ingredients or Less

A tropical drink with three types of rum, two kinds of freshly squeezed juice and a garnish that resembles a fruit salad? That’s great if a bartender is making it for us.

When it comes to a cocktail in the comfort of our own home, sometimes we just want something simple. Something that doesn’t require washing out the blender when we’re done.

With that in mind, here are 10 ...

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 6 pm Wednesday in Paramus

April 21, 2021

PARAMUS, NJ - A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 6 p.m. today for the borough, according to the National Weather Service.

Showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast before 4 p.m. today, then showers likely. Thunderstorms are possible between 4 and 5 p.m., then scattered showers and thunderstorms after 5 p.m.

Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. The high will be ...

Husband Stabs Wife to Death; Husband Dead of Multiple Stab Wounds, As Well, Police Said

NORTH ARLINGTON, NJ - A man stabbed his wife to death on Wednesday, police said, and the man succumbed to stab wounds, as well. A young child was found in the apartment unharmed.

Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced additional information today in the ongoing investigation into two deceased individuals found in a North Arlington apartment on April 7.

On Wednesday, April ...

Glen Rock Police Blotter - April 19, 2021

April 19, 2021

During the period between April 12 and April 18, 2021 members of the GRPD handled 401 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

4-16-2021 - 1:38 PM – Beekman Wines & Liquor located at 246 Rock Road reported a suspicious person inside their store.  Store employees reported that a male party who had been known to shoplift in the past from that establishment, ...

The Persian Always Meows Twice

The Persian Always Meows Twice: A Cat Groomer Mystery by Eileen Watkins.        (available on Amazon).

 

        Cassie McGlone needs to start over, escape from an abusive ex-boyfriend, and establish a business of her own. An independent woman, Cassie moves to Chadwick, New Jersey (a fictional town somewhere near Morristown) ...

A Slow Boat to Normal

You remind me a lot of my dead wife.

For obvious reasons, most notably that my beautiful wife is very much alive and well, this is not how I would choose to start a conversation with the person seated next to me. But it was enough to encourage the flight attendants to physically remove an intoxicated man from the airplane.

That and the fact that he refused to wear a mask. The airlines ...

The Value of Sponsorship

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Why do businesses sponsor sporting events, township recreation events, and other initiatives?  Of course they sponsor to show their public support.  But there’s much more to it.  

Importantly, business owners want to align their business’s brand with the reputation and credibility of the event or initiative they are sponsoring.  They ...

TAPinto TV Wins Twice at Garden State Film Festival

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto TV, a medium-based franchise owned by East Main Media’s Brian Brodeur, won two Garden State Film Festival Awards.

The franchise’s “HomeGrown” series won awards for Best Television Show and Best Original Score from a Television Show.

“HomeGrown” is a series produced by East Main Media that follows host Stephanie Willoughby as ...