Press Releases

January 21, 2019

Editor's Note: I had an enlightening conversation with AAA Northeast Public Affairs Specialist Roz Thompson. Did you know the driving experts at AAA Northeast offer a Defensive Driving Course with new and improved information and a lowered price? Read on! Most people can use a refresher course ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- Roughly 14 percent of New Jersey adults smoke cigarettes. Although this number has decreased since 2010, multiple organizations are working to give those who live or work in Bergen County the tools and resources to make the commitment to quit.  Quitting isn’t easy, however an ...

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Registration is now open for the 3d annual Solved by Girls STEM conference for girls which will be on April 11, 2019 at Primoris Academy in Westwood, NJ. Featuring a team-based olympiad of STEM challenges and a special guest speaker, the conference is open to all girls in grades 3-8 at any school ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — Bergen New Bridge Medical Center (BNBMC), a clinical affiliate of Rutgers, has joined the Collective Medical Network as part of a statewide effort led by the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) to combat the opioid epidemic. Earlier this year, the NJHA partnered with Collective ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - Glen Rock Borough Council candidates Kristine Morieko and Mary Barchetto were part of the “blue wave”  of newly elected and re-elected candidates at various levels of government that were sworn into office January 2. Morieko was running as an incumbent and retained her current ...

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Glen Rock Community School announces a shift in their registration dates. GRCS is taking a new direction by offering early registration for Summer Camp 2019 and Preschool 2019-2020. Families in Glen Rock and surrounding areas will have the opportunity to register for camps beginning Monday, ...

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For the second year in a row, NBC 4 New York, Telemundo 47 and the NBCUniversal Foundation will award $225,000 in grants to local organizations in the Tri-State that are using innovation to address local community issues and meet the changing needs of local neighborhoods Eligible non-profit ...

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The Northeast Region of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) is hosting a business networking lunch from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm on January 23 at Bahama Breeze, 101 Route 23 South, Wayne (across from the Willowbrook Mall and Wayne Town Shopping Center parking areas). The ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ – The public is invited to warm up on a cold winter night with award-winning chili at the Kickin’ Kickoff for the Relay For Life of Glen Rock and Fair Lawn on Thursday, January 31 at Glen Rock High School at 7 p.m. The event will feature special guest, Chef Eric LeVine, the 2011 ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ – Glen Rock Mayor Bruce Packer and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee of Ridgewood/Glen Rock invites residents to attend a Social Justice Forum on Saturday, January 19 at All Saints Episcopal Church, 40 Central Ave. Glen Rock from 4 p.m.-6 p.m. The theme of the ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – New Bridge Medical Center has quickly become a safety-net facility, providing critical access to acute and ambulatory care, as well as niche services such as long-term care, behavioral healthcare, and substance abuse treatment…all in approximately a year. The rebirth of Bergen ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Friends of the Glen Rock Library is looking for volunteers to help with this year’s Great Book Sale. We are particularly interested in volunteers who can dedicate about 15 hours of time per week from February 2 to March 6 to help organize the donations of hard and soft cover ...

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TRENTON – The New Jersey Division of Taxation reminds taxpayers to take advantage of the New Jersey Tax Amnesty program as the January 15 deadline is fast approaching. Tax Amnesty provides individuals and businesses with the opportunity to pay back taxes or file past returns with no penalties and ...

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WAYNE, NJ - The School of Continuing and Professional Education at William Paterson University and the Passaic County One Stop System will host a Career Resource Event - Job Fair on Thursday, Jan. 10 (snow date Friday, Jan. 11) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1600 Valley Rd., Wayne. Companies invited ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - The Northeast Region of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) is hosting its monthly Networking Breakfast from 8 to 9:30 a.m. on January 10 at the Suburban Diner, 172 NJ Rt. 17N, Paramus. Women business owners from the area are encouraged to attend. There ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Police Department in cooperation with the Mayor and Council, in their commitment to keep Borough safety and security their #1 priority, are asking residents and businesses to ‘Help Us To Help You’ by registering your video surveillance system with the Police ...

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NJ Department of Human Services filed a public comment opposing the proposed rule that would negatively impact New Jerseyans’ health and well-being TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Human Services filed a public comment strongly opposing the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s draft ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – For the fourth consecutive year, New Jersey Theatre Alliance (“the Alliance”) is inviting professional and family caregivers to submit their personal stories for a theatrical production as part of the Healing Voices OnStage: Caregivers Stories program. “We have found that this ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – Annelise Malgieri, Miss Bergen County 2019, paid a very special visit to the patients at New Bridge Medical Center on December 7.  A mental health advocate whose pageant platform was ‘No Mind Left Behind’, Annelise wanted to not only bring warm holiday wishes and handmade cards, but ...

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Meals to Be Distributed Through Covenant House New Jersey and Jersey Battered Women's Service Joan Herrmann, contributor to TAPinto and host of Converations with Joan, which airs on New York’s AM970 The Answer, invites you to help feed children this holiday season. Through her brand, Change ...

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Susan G. Komen North Jersey held their first Pink Champagne Lunch & Fashion Show at Mayfair Farms in West Orangeon December 8th. The event was led by Pink Champagne Lunch Committee members Sonia Best, Fine Lines Salon; Dorothy Goldberg, CWI Design; Sally Glick, Sobel & Co, LLC; Catherine ...

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For most people the holidays are a time for family and friends but for our war heroes in VA hospitals it can be sad and lonely. It’s heartbreaking to realize that many of these brave service men and women don’t have family in the area and some have no family at all. Project Help is ever so ...

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WALDWICK, NJ – This marks the seventh consecutive year that students at The Forum School have helped their neighbors in need by collecting and donating food items for the food pantry at Holy Trinity Church in West Orange. The food pantry is associated with the Community Food Bank of NJ, a nonprofit ...

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PARAMUS, NJ - New Bridge Medical Center is hosting a holiday concert featuring the Newark Boys Chorus at 12 noon, Thursday, Dec. 13. The event will take place at New Bridge Medical Center, 230 East Ridgewood Ave., Paramus in the Centers gym. Register for this free event at the link ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Amateur Radio Club recently completed the first phase of a two-year program to upgrade its station capabilities as its membership base continues to grow. The club, now in its 63rd year, is sponsored by the Borough of Fair Lawn and meets weekly on Friday evenings at ...

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The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Annual Statewide Holiday Dinner and Expo will take place on November 29 at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave, Totowa, New Jersey 07512, from 5:30 to 8 pm. This festive holiday networking event provides an opportunity for women business ...

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Change Your Attitude…Change Your Life Presents A Special Conversations with Joan Event: Build A Million Dollar Business Featuring Elaine Pofeldt, a former senior editor at Fortune Small Business magazine and a writer for Forbes, Money, Fortune, Inc., among others Imagine running your own ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ - If you enjoy creating art, designs, inventions, woodwork, crafts, or other products, come to the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation's (NNJCF) ArtsBergen next Connect the Dots event, Makerspace Expo, on Monday, November 5.  The hands-on networking event takes place at Bergen ...

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PARAMUS, NJ – The New Bridge Medical Center is honoring veterans with a luncheon on November 12. “With grateful appreciation for those who sacrificed themselves and their families to serve our country,” New Bridge Medical Center is inviting veterans and their families to a luncheon 12 noon ...

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Paramus, NJ – New Bridge Medical Center President and Chief Executive Officer Deborah Visconi was honored at the 15th annual fundraising gala hosted by Project Literacy of Greater Bergen County, Friday, October 12 at the Stony Hill Inn in Hackensack. “The relationship between literacy and health ...

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