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Amid Parental Pushback, Glen Rock Super Allows Students to Participate in American Legion Coloring Contest

February 12, 2019

GLEN ROCK, NJ — After pushback from parents, the Glen Rock School district is rescinding their previous decision to refuse to allow elementary students to participate in the annual American Legion Coloring Contest because soldiers in the line drawing were brandishing weapons.

“I have received a number of emails regarding my decision not to have our 4th- and 5th-grade students ...

Stockton University Releases Local Students on Fall Dean's List

GALLOWAY, NJ – The following students from Fair Lawn/Glen Rock made the Dean’s list at Stockton University for the fall 2018 semester: 

Brenna Drummond, freshman Business Studies major 

Reed Kanakis, senior Health Science major 

Diana Lovermi, senior Health Science major 

Yasmine Payano, senior Sociology and Anthropology double ...

Glen Rock High School Students Announce College Signings

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Several Glen Rock High School students signed letters of intent to play sports for various colleges recently. Below is the list of the talented athletes.

Nick Rogers was a four-year varsity letter winner in soccer from 2015-2018. He ended his senior campaign with 22 goals and 8 assists, ranking second on the team in both categories. Nick was a unanimous 1st Team All ...

Fair Lawn Senior Affordable Housing Construction To Begin in April

February 12, 2019

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Seniors will be able to apply for a spot in the 85-unit affordable housing senior citizen project on River Road in back of CVS and Autozone as soon as December, according to the developer.

Tom Toronto, one of the two developers for the three-acre, three-story project and the president of the Bergen County United Way, said the construction financing is scheduled to close ...

Fair Lawn & Glen Rock Relay For Life Announces Theme: Kicking Cancer

February 7, 2019

Photo 1: Kyra Miller, ACS Senior Manager of Community Development; Mathew Cohen, member, ACS Northern New Jersey Chapter Advisory Board, and Barbara Gomes of Glen Rock and Assunta Trischka of Fair Lawn, event volunteer co-leads.

Photo 2: Chef Eric LeVine addressed the gathering about his personal journey with cancer and the important work being done by ACS.

Photo 3: Members of the ...

Marianne Pettineo: A Leader with a Big Heart & Helping Hands

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Marianne Pettineo, a lifelong resident of the borough, was recognized on Jan. 22 for her work as ADA Advisory Committee Chair for seven years.

"Marianne is unbelieveable with all of her hard work," Mayor Kurt Peluso said. "She has been an example for all of Bergen County to replicate."

Councilwoman Cristina Cutrone said Pettineo asked the Council not to ...

Local Students Nominated to Military Academies

February 4, 2019

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) congratulated the 24 Fifth District high school students he nominated to one of the four U.S. service academies this cycle, including the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. Nominees must now be admitted by the academies to matriculate.

Raymond Jin of Fair Lawn and ...

Gottheimer Sends-Off NJ National Guard Troops to Africa

WESTFIELD, NJ -- U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) delivered the keynote remarks at the deployment ceremony for the New Jersey Army National Guard’s 102nd Cavalry Regiment, C Troop, which is being deployed to the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa in Djibouti.

“Today, [Jan. 21] 131 Hackettstown-area residents are being honored as they prepare to be deployed as members ...

Dental Professionals of Fair Lawn 'Give Kids a Smile'

February 8, 2019

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Dental Professionals of Fair Lawn recently participated in "Give Kids a Smile", a national event started by the American Dental Association that helps underserved children receive free oral health services.

Fair Lawn Mayor Kurt Peluso came by to support the event as children received cleanings, x-rays, exams, and healthy teeth goodie bags. The children were able to ...

Rutgers University Student Diagnosed With Meningitis

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A Rutgers University student has been diagnosed with meningitis, and the university has sent a message to other students about steps to take as a precaution.

The student with the disease was hospitalized Monday is receiving treatment and is recovering, Dr. Melodee Lasky, University Assistant Vice Chancellor for Health and Wellness said in an email sent to students on ...

Fair Lawn Local Plays Key Role in Nick Buoniconti HBO Documentary

February 16, 2019

FAIR LAWN, NJ - If you know her casually, Gail Gordon is a friendly, modest and generous soul, and by that measure, her friends would never know that Gordon once led a flashy life--at least not until now.

Gordon was interviewed in the recently released Nick Buonicoti HBO documentary which will air throughout February entitled "The Many Lives of Nick Buonicoti". The next airing ...

Glen Rock Police Suspect Diversion Burglary Incident on Rodney St.

February 18, 2019

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Police suspect a Rodney Street resident may have been a victim of a "diversion burglary attempt" when a man posed as a utility worker and successfully entered the home.

On Feb. 14 just before 1:30 p.m., a resident on the 100 block of Rodney Street reported a man claiming to be a utility worker knocked at her door claiming he needed to check ...

Fair Lawn BOE Trustee Linked with Gummy Bear Teen Sickness

FAIR LAWN, NJ - A former Fair Lawn Board of Education trustee was arrested for "possession of hashish under 5 grams" following a report of a 14-year-old female having received a "gummy bear" from a classmate.

TAPinto first reported the arrest of former Board of Education trustee Jeffrey Klein, 48, earlier today of possession of a controlled dangerous substance.

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Eliminate the Number One Relationship Killer: Poor Communication

We're always told communication is the key to any relationship. We learn as babies to cry to get what we want, then we gradually hone our communication skills based on the response we get, and this, in turn, gets us the attention we want. And gets all complicated. But it doesn't have to be. Joan has some hints to help you to look at the kind of communicator (or not) you ...

Glen Rock's Dog Lovers Treated to First Aid & Behavioral Tips

February 17, 2019

GLEN ROCK, NJ - A local veterinarian and dog trainer teamed-up last weekend to offer behavioral and health tips to 25 residents during a free seminar hosted by The Glen Rock NJ Dog Park.

Veterinarian Dr. Dennis Sepulveda, who has an office at 196 Rock Road, spoke during the second half of the forum after he handed-out literature about pet first aid and leptospirosis, a possible deadly issue ...

Glen Rock Police Blotter - Feb. 18, 2019

February 18, 2019

During the period between February 11 to February 17, 2019 members of the GRPD handled 246 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

Feb. 12 - 9:06 AM – A Glen Rock woman reported that on February 1 she had mailed a check for $75 to a utility company using the US Postal Service mailbox on West Plaza near the Source Building. A few days later while checking her ...

Bergen County to Celebrate Black History Month

February 18, 2019

HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has announced that the County will be celebrating Black History Month on Tuesday, February 19 at 5:30 p.m. at One Bergen County Plaza. 

This year’s featured speaker is noted attorney, educator, musician and community advocate Junius Williams.

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Long Term Care Residents Receive Over 100 Blankets Made, Donated by Children of ‘We The People’

PARAMUS, NJ – ‘We the People’ was started by Bergen County Freeholder Tracy Silna Zur and several other concerned community members who wanted to create a space that encouraged unity and brought together students from across Bergen County to meet new peers and learn from one another. Students work together on multiple service minded projects, one of which was creating and ...

Bergen County Partners with New Jersey Hearing Aid Project

HACKENSACK, NJ – The County of Bergen announced today that it is partnering with the New Jersey Department of Human Services to help provide free refurbished hearing aids to qualified low-income seniors.

The New Jersey Hearing Aid Project provides free refurbished hearing aids for eligible older New Jersey resident with low incomes. The project is collaboration between the ...

Scholarship Targets Students with Disabilities

Scholarship Targets Students with Disabilities

Financial Support for Graduating North Jersey Seniors

MONTVILLE, NJ – Scholarship applications are now being accepted for students with disabilities who are graduating this year. The Alliance of Private Special Education Schools of Northern New Jersey, a group of more than 40 state-approved specialized schools serving students ...

Star of ‘Cara’s Cucina’ to Host Groundwork Elizabeth Gala Feb. 27

February 16, 2019

Cara Di Falco, star of “Cara’s Cucina,” will host Groundwork Elizabeth’s WinterGreen gala Feb. 27 at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel.

A nonprofit founded in Elizabeth in 2003, Groundwork Elizabeth builds sustainable communities in Elizabeth, NJ and in nearby Union County communities with urban agriculture initiatives, youth programing and more.

“So ...

Experience Colonial America at The Dey Mansion: George Washington Headquarters

February 17, 2019

WAYNE, NJ -- In honor of Presidents Day, TAPintoTV visited the Dey Mansion, one of several locations in New Jersey which served as General George Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolutionary War.

The Dey Mansion was the home of Theunis and Hester Dey, and was built around 1770. Ten years later, Theunis, who was the Colonel of the Bergen County Militia during the Revolutionary War, ...

Oscar Shorts: Celebrate the Underdog Film Festival Marks 10th Anniversary in Montclair

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- This Saturday, February 16 at Buzz Aldrin Middle School, you can have the chance to watch all of the short films nominated for Academy Awards. The “Oscar Shorts: Celebrate the Underdog” Film Festival is marking its 10th year of showing these short films, which is prior to the Oscar broadcast on February 24.

“People can come, they can learn something ...

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Sparta Man Bike Rides Across Country for Cancer Research

February 16, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – Sparta resident and cofounder and manager of the Sparta Farmers Market Mitch Morrison is about to embark on a cross country trip on his bicycle. Morrison is pedaling solo from Portland, Oregon to Sparta beginning April 10 and arriving in late May.

“As part of my adventure, I am raising money for cancer research for Cycle for Survival,” ...

Long-time Executive at Leading Behavioral Health Provider Retires, with Scholarship in his Name Raising $42K

HACKENSACK, NJ -- The long time leader of one of the area's most vital providers of mental and behavioral health services received quite a send off last week, as Comprehrensive Behavioral Healthcare's Executive Director Peter Scerbo called it a career after nearly 50 years. Scerbo was joined by hundreds of colleagues, friends and local officials for a retirement party held at Seasons in ...