St. Joseph’s Health Appoints Dr. Nilesh Patel as Chairman of Emergency Medicine

St. Joseph’s Health is pleased to announce that Nilesh Patel, DO, has been appointed as Chairman of Emergency Medicine. In his role, Patel will oversee the Emergency Departments at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, and St. Joseph Wayne Medical Center in Wayne, New Jersey.

“Dr. Patel brings more than a decade of experience delivering emergency care to our ...

The Growing Cost of Raising a Family

Having a family is incredibly rewarding, and it’s one of life’s main goals for many people. However, before starting a family, it’s important to make sure that you are financially ready to take on such a challenge. Having a family is an endless joy, but it is becoming increasingly expensive.

Following are some tips from Greater Alliance Federal Credit Union to help you ...

Paterson Housing Authority Gets $3.4 Million Boost

PATERSON, NJ - Efforts by the Housing Authority of the City Paterson to modernize existing and develop new public housing opportunities for local residents got a $3.4 million boost this week.

The funding, announced by U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, is part of more than $85 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support New ...

Nothing Bundt Cake Teams with 4Cs to Provide Quality Childcare

4Cs of Passaic County will benefit from cake lovers and customers of Wayne’s Nothing Bundt Cake on Wednesday, February 24.

The small business, celebrating their one-year anniversary, has announced that on that day 20 percent of all sales will be donated to the Paterson based organization that assists families in obtaining high quality child care that is available, accessible, and ...

Felician University Holds Pinning Ceremony for New Nurses

Felician University marked its 55th year of nursing education Thursday, January 21 with a virtual winter pinning and recognition ceremony for 80 new nurses.

Dean of the School of Nursing, Christine Mihal, Ed.D., R.N. acknowledged that the graduates will be beginning their nursing careers during what she hopes will be the worst healthcare crisis they will ever experience, and reminded them that ...

As Classrooms Remain Closed, We Must Listen to Parent's Concerns

February 19, 2021

Dear Editor:

I am writing this letter to address the comments that have been made recently concerning my interview with NBC and about my position on school operations during the present COVID-19 pandemic. 

To begin with, I am a proud father of two magnificat Paterson public schools’ students. 

Additionally, I am not only an elected official, I am also a longstanding ...

Rutgers President Stands By Virtual Graduation Decision, Doesn't Want a 'Super-Spreader Event'

February 25, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Jonathan Holloway acknowledged that his decision to forgo in-person commencement ceremonies this spring was an unpopular one among the many who sent him letters over the past week.

And, he is doubling down on his decision to hold them virtually and not run the risk of turning Rutgers commencement into a super-spreader event.

“I want ...

Puff, Puff, Passed! Murphy Signs Bills to Legalize Marijuana in NJ

NEW JERSEY — Around midday Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy signed three bills to legalize recreational marijuana-use and establish a regulated cannabis market within the next six months.

The legislation will allow for adults to legally possess as much as six ounces of marijuana and means relief for anyone previously subject to arrest for petty marijuana possession.

“As of this moment, ...

Approval by Passaic County Improvement Authority Reaffirms Support for Hinchliffe Stadium Redevelopment Project

February 25, 2021

PATERSON, NJ - Efforts to rehabilitate Paterson historic Hinchliffe Stadium got another boost on February 16 with the Passaic County Improvement Authority’s (PCIA) approval of the issuance of not to exceed $60,000,000 Taxable Revenue Notes for the project.

“Passaic County is known for its rich history, and the redevelopment of the Hinchliffe Stadium will not only reaffirm that, but ...

Maywood Center for Health and Rehabilitation Announces New Name, New Management

March 3, 2021

MAYWOOD, NJ – The former Maywood Center for Health and Rehabilitation, located at 100 W. Magnolia Avenue, is now Atlas Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center at Maywood.

New Jersey-based Atlas Healthcare, a leading provider of long-term care, clinical services and rehabilitation care, has purchased the 120-bed short-term subacute rehabilitation and long-term care facility. Built ...

Pillar College Welcomes First International Cohorts From South Korea       

NEWARK, NJ - Pillar College welcomed its first cohort of international students from South Korea, ranging in age from 16-18, to the Somerset Campus. This inaugural class of students is anticipated to be the first of many in this exciting new venture as Pillar College partners with the International Mission and Good Shepherd Church to train up a new generation of transformational ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisees: Elizabeth Meyers and Steve Lenox from TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The TAPinto Featured Franchisees for March 2021 are Steve Lenox and Elizabeth Meyers from TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville. 

Neither Lenox nor Meyers are new to the TAPinto community. 

TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville was the third site Lenox launched, after previously opening TAPinto Paterson and TAPinto Bayonne. Lenox was awarded TAPinto’s 2021 Highest Honor ...

‘All News Is Local’ is More Applicable than Ever Before

There’s a famous saying that “All politics Is local.” As politics has become nationalized and even local candidates are now being forced to follow or defend the pronouncements of the national political parties, the adage is seemingly less accurate.  Meanwhile, COVID-19 has caused the news industry to be turned on its head as all news is becoming local.

For instance, when ...

What Is Content Marketing, And How Can It Benefit Your Business?

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Having an online presence is a crucial aspect of boosting your business, but a website alone is often not enough to drive engagement and convert leads to customers. In order to effectively market your business, a business needs to invest in content marketing. 

Content marketing is creating and distributing meaningful content, including text, photos and video, that ...