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Adopt an Attitude of Gratitude: Seven Ways to Be Happy with What You Have

Joan: When I was a young girl, like many other girls, I dreamed about what my life would be like. College … career … marriage … children … a house … a dog … and a big, loving family surrounding me. That was my dream. While some of it came true, many of my expectations were shattered, and my life didn’t live up to the fairy tale I had imagined.

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Fair Lawn Police Blotter - May 13, 2019

May 13, 2019

05/09/2019 7:46 pm Obstruction: P.O. Geovanny Buitron, P.O. John Rovetto & P.O. Justin DiGuglielmo approached a suspicious person standing in the parking lot of CVS, 29-00 Broadway, and arrested Jarry Rivera, age 28 of Boston, MA, after he refused to answer questions and attempted to walk away from the officers during questioning. He was charged with obstruction, then sent to New Bridge ...

Wheelchair Foundation UK Seeking Sponsors to Give Away Wheelchairs

May 19, 2019

Wheelchair Foundation UK is a non profit organization leading an international effort to create awareness of the needs and abilities of people with physical disabilities. Wheelchair Foundation wants to deliver a wheelchair to every child, teen and adult in the world who needs one, but cannot afford one.

Each wheelchair costs only $135. If you are a corporate sponsor, we will put your logo on ...

Anti-Semitic Hate Group To Protest Fundraising Event For Israel's National EMS Organization

Teaneck, NJ — A fundraising event on May 19 for Magen David Adom, Israel’s national EMS organization, has been targeted for a protest by a group designated by the Southern Poverty Law Center as an active Holocaust-denial hate group.

The targeting of Magen David Adom by the self-proclaimed “pro-Palestinian group” is particularly ironic because the EMS organization ...

NJ Human Services Awards Teens for Creativity in Celebrating Support from Parents or Loved Ones

TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Human Services today honored 16 New Jersey high school and middle school students for their winning entries in the 2019 New Jersey Child Support Teen Media Contest, which celebrated the artistic and written portrayal of situations when the students felt most supported by a parent or loved one.

The contest aims to engage high school and ...

Tax Tip Highlights from National Small Business Week 2019

The IRS continues to highlight many resources available to help small business owners and self-employed individuals understand and meet their tax obligations. Here’s a recap of key topics covered in IRS Tax Tips during this year’s Small Business Week.

How small businesses can connect with the IRS over social media. The IRS just launched its newest Twitter account created to offer ...

Advice from Rutgers Class of '19: Don't Party Too Much, Do Your Homework

May 20, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Mike Guastaferro was in for a rude awakening when he arrived at Rutgers University.

"I came in from high school where I was (on the) honor roll and all that stuff," he said. "I came into chemistry my freshman year and got my butt handed to me. I was on academic probation my first semester."

It was a reality check for the microbial biotechnology major.

Volunteers Collect 18 Tons of Trash From Streams and Lakefronts in Upper Raritan Watershed

FLEMINGTON, NJ – The one-day annual Stream Cleanup organized by Raritan Headwaters Association removed 18 tons of trash, litter and recyclables from almost 80 miles of river, stream and lakefront, the group reports.

Cleanup volunteers included individuals, families, scout troops, churches, businesses, civic groups, schools and environmental commissions.

More than 1,700 volunteers of ...

Paramus PD: Hackensack Man Charged In Connection With Route 4 Jitney Bus Attack

PARAMUS, NJ – A 51-year-old Hackensack man has been arrested in connection with a bias crime that reportedly occurred on a jitney bus as it traveled along Route 4 last week in Paramus.

On Wednesday, Paramus police charged Victor Colon with bias intimidation, terroristic threats and aggravated assault with a weapon after identifying him as the suspect in the May 2 incident, Paramus ...

No Progress in 'Path To Progress' Meeting; Sweeney Leaves Stage

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ –  It was scheduled to last an hour and a half. It lasted just over 20 minutes.

State Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-Gloucester) rushed off stage Thursday night in the middle of a raucous town hall meeting, unwilling to sit and be shouted down when he tried to hype his "Path to Progress" legislation in front of a pro-union audience at Douglass ...

Foxes Herald Nature’s Resurgence in Suburban New Jersey

For most of my life the only time I saw a red fox it was probably a raccoon. They have those same glow-in-the-headlights silvery eyes.

But a few years ago, I began to see a once-rare piece of roadkill with greater frequency. No matter how flattened the rest of the fox was, it’s bushy-tail would blow around in the highway draft of cars and trucks as they raced past.

I assumed the ...

Glen Rock NJ Dog Park Gets $5,000 Boost from Realtor Association

May 13, 2019

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock NJ Dog Park Board of Directors is pleased to announce a recent $5,000 grant from the Greater Bergen Realtors Association (GBAR) towards the purchase of agility equipment and seating for the privately funded dog park. 

“The Greater Bergen Association of Realtors is pleased to be able to be a part of such a great initiative," GBAR ...

Mayor Ravi Bhalla Speaks About Hoboken’s Past and Present at the 25th Annual Arts & Music Festival

May 20, 2019

HOBOKEN, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with Hoboken Mayor, Ravi Bhalla, at the 25th Annual Spring Arts and Music Festival, held on Washington Street. Over 300 artists and vendors along with three stages of music were on hand to entertain the crowd.

“It’s a time-honored tradition in Hoboken,” said Mayor Bhalla, “where the community comes together.”

Alongside the ...

Watch New Episode of TAPintoTV’s Original Series, HomeGrown: Clinton, NJ - Part 2

CLINTON, NJ -- After the debut of Part 1 of the premiere episode last week, TAPintoTV airs Part 2 of HomeGrown: Clinton, NJ on Friday, May 17. HomeGrown visits local towns across New Jersey to discover the stories and people that make each community special.

Host Stephanie Willoughby continues speaking with residents and small business owners in Clinton to learn more about this dynamic small ...

8 Ways to Beautify Your Outdoor HVAC Unit

With winter just a memory and the sun shining longer, it’s time for your yard to bloom again.

But an outdoor condenser HVAC unit, in all its metal glory, can be a real stumbling block to revitalizing your yard for the spring. If your unit doesn’t blend with your landscaping, consider these DIY-design options.

A wall of flowers will definitely draw the attention away from your ...

Fran Carrasco of Lodi Installed as 87th Commander of the Bergen County American Legion

May 19, 2019

ROCHELLE PARK, NJ -- Francis A. “Fran” Carrasco was installed Saturday, May 18 as the 87th Commander of the Bergen County American Legion at the annual county American Legion convention, at Rochelle Park American Legion Post 170.

“We have a lot of work to do to increase membership and awareness," said Carrasco. "I have a great team and we are ready to start ...

Allergic Reaction Triggers Recall of Gia Russa Bread Crumbs

May 8, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Gia Russa Unseasoned Whole Grain Bread Crumbs and Gia Russa Italian Seasoned Whole Grain Bread Crumbs are being recalled because they may contain undeclared walnuts and pecans, announced the FDA in a press release. 

The recalled products, with a net weight of 10 oz., have “best by” dates of 08/21/2019, 09/21/2019, 10/04/2019, 11/09/2019, 11/12/2019, ...

Recall Alert: Tyson Foods Recalls Chicken Strips Due to Foreign Matter

Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 12 million pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips, announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

According to a statement released by the FSIS, the affected products may be contamined with pieces of metal. The  frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip items were produced on various dates from Oct.