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Glen Rock Police Blotter - Feb. 17, 2020

February 17, 2020

During the period between February 10 and February 16, 2020, members of the GRPD handled 232 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

02-10-2020 - 2:39 PM – A Glen Rock woman reported that an unknown individual had gained remote access to her computer and attempted PayPal and Amazon purchases. She subsequently contacted both her bank and credit card companies and ...

The Heart of a Friendship

To have a friend and be a friend is what makes life worthwhile. ~Unknown

February is the month of the heart, the time when we celebrate love. We buy chocolate, flowers, jewelry, and greeting cards to profess our undying love to that special someone. But, in all the hoopla of the season, perhaps we forget to honor the affection provided by the people that sustain us and enable us to thrive ...

Arts Council of Glen Rock to Present Evening of Award Winning Short Films

February 19, 2020

GLEN ROCK, NJ -- The Arts Council of Glen Rock is honored to present an early bird evening of short films Saturday, February 29 at Borough Hall. This curated Stellar Award-Winning selection from The Black Maria 2019 Film Festival, www.blackmariafilmfestival.com will feature four short films. The showing is expected to run approximately 60 minutes.   

The following is brief ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey Announces Award Honorees Robert C. Garrett, Amparo Aguirre and LAX for the Cure

Susan G. Komen® North Jersey today announced its Pink Tie Party honorees to be recognized during the March 21st event being held at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Jersey City. For over twenty years, Susan G. Komen North Jersey has helped those who can’t pay for treatments, worked to ensure that all people get the care they need, fought for the rights of patients with policy ...

TAPinto Honored with Three NJ News Commons Excellence in Local News Awards

The Center for Cooperative Media honored TAPinto with three NJ News Commons Excellence in Local News Awards.  Each year, the Center for Cooperative Media recognizes local news outlets for innovation, collaboration, investigative reporting, campus reporting, sustainability, and engagement. 

TAPinto Paterson won the Engage Local Award that recognizes a news organization or journalist ...

Police Continue Search for Missing 57-Year-Old Nutley Resident

February 20, 2020

NUTLEY, NJ - Police are continuing their search for a missing 57-year-old Nutley resident, Andres Fernandez, who was reported missing on February 19.

Fernandez was last seen on February 13 loading suitcases into his vehicle. He left the country on February 14, and returned on February 18. His family did not hear from him upon his return, an alert was issued on Feb.

DOJ: NJ Man Faces Laundry List of Charges including Sex Trafficking of College Students

NEW YORK, NY – A 60-year-old Piscataway man who, after being released from prison moved into his daughter’s Sarah Lawrence College dorm room, was arraigned in Manhattan federal court on Wednesday on sex trafficking, extortion, forced labor, conspiracy, money laundering and other charges, said Department of Justice officials.

F.B.I. agents arrested Lawrence Ray, a.k.a.

Legendary Band Leader Paul Shaffer Tells Steve Adubato How He was Inspired by Comedy Icons Early in his Career

February 19, 2020

NEW JERSEY -- Paul Shaffer is widely known as the former Musical Director of both Late Night with David Letterman and The Late Show with David Letterman, during which he was often involved in skits and the general hijinx of the production. However, as Shaffer tells Steve Adubato, he wasn’t always comfortable being gregarious and, in fact, grew up being an introverted kid until a 1972 ...

The Ancient History of Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is widely known as the day of the year when love is celebrated, and indeed, February has been a month of romance for centuries. The St. Valentine’s Day we observe today evolved both from ancient Roman and early Christian history.

There are many legends about who St. Valentine was. One story dates from the third century A.D. Apparently, Emperor Claudius II of Rome ...

Illegal Puppy Mill in NJ Dismantled; Some Puppies Coming To Area for Adoption

February 19, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Investigators earlier this week dismantled a Scotch Plains puppy mill being illegally run out of a private residence, resulting in more than 130 animals being rescued and transferred to more than a dozen local shelters, acting Union County Prosecutor Lyndsay V. Ruotolo and Scotch Plains Police Chief Ted Conley jointly announced Wednesday.

Ten fourth-degree criminal ...

Madison County: Bridges, John Wayne, and Wine

February 17, 2020

MADISON COUNTY, IA — There is a section of Iowa where you can relive that movie with Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep, visit the home of the Duke, and, well, drink wine.

This February day trip started at the John Wayne Birthplace Museum in Winterset. Wayne was born in a house adjacent to the museum in 1907 as Marion Robert Morrison.

You enter into a gift shop, where you are free ...