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Glen Rock Police Blotter - Nov. 23, 2020

November 23, 2020

During the period between November 16 to November 22, 2020 members of the GRPD handled 282 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

11-17-2020 - 1:56 PM – A Glen Rock woman reported receiving a letter denying an unemployment claim which she did not file. Upon closer inspection she found that the letter was addressed to another individual but using her ...

Glen Rock NJ Dog Park Announces “GRDP Hero” Membership Program

November 27, 2020

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock NJ Dog Park Board of Directors recently introduced the “Glen Rock Dog Park Hero” annual membership program. Developed by GRDP Board members Christine McKinney Pfeiffer and Lisa Schor Babin, the program offers an annual membership for a $35 donation per family.

The Glen Rock NJ Dog Park (GRDP) is a non-profit and depends solely on donations and ...

Get Ready for Taxes: Steps to take now to make tax filing easier in 2021

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to take necessary actions this fall to help file federal tax returns timely and accurately in 2021.

This is the second in a series of reminders to help taxpayers get ready for the upcoming tax filing season. A special page, updated and available on, outlines steps taxpayers can take now to make tax filing easier in ...

Special $300 tax deduction helps most people give to charity this year – even if they don’t itemize

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers of a special new provision that will allow more people to easily deduct up to $300 in donations to qualifying charities this year.

Following special tax law changes made earlier this year, cash donations of up to $300 made before Dec. 31, 2020, are now deductible when people file their taxes in 2021.

“Our nation’s ...

Bergen County to Launch Drive-Thru COVID Testing Site @ Bergen Community College

PARAMUS, NJ – The County of Bergen, in collaboration with Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, will extend their COVID-19 testing efforts by launching a new drive-thru program at Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road.

The Partnership between the County of Bergen, Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, and Bergen Community College will offer drive-thru COVID-19 antigen nasal swab rapid ...

A Season of Blessings

The year 2020 has been one that most will never forget. We have had to navigate health issues, financial concerns, isolation, employment obstacles, political unrest, and a host of other matters, that quite frankly, we all will be happy to see end.

When I was contemplating what I wanted this week’s message to be, the only word that kept coming to mind was gratitude. I guess that is ...

The 400th Anniversary of the Pilgrims Landing at Plymouth Rock and the History of Thanksgiving

November 26, 2020

PLYMOUTH, MA --  This year marks the 400th anniversary of the historic landing of the pilgrims at Plymouth Rock. A ship named the Mayflower set sail from England and eventually arrived at Plymouth Harbor, Massachusetts in 1620. The pilgrims originally tried to sail to Virginia, which was already an established colony at that time. However, rough seas and storms took them off course and they ...

How to Survive Political Discussions at Your Next Family Holiday Gathering

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Clinical psychologist Dr. Meryl Dorf sat down with TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur to provide strategies on how to negotiate potentially difficult political discussions at family holiday gatherings.

Dr. Dorf joined Brodeur at East Main Media Studios’ studio facility earlier in 2020, after being featured several times on TAPintoTV via Zoom. East ...

Fair Lawn Council Discusses "Public Assemblies" Ordinance; Free Speech, Hate Speech Considered

November 13, 2020

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Borough Council continues to consider an ordinance to define the use of Borough Hall for public assembly, an issue sparked by the August 3 First Responder/Police Rally and counter Black Lives Matter Protest that devolved into a shouting match across Fair Lawn Avenue at Borough Hall.

The governing body is considering an ordinance that would require a permit for public ...

Building on Success of First, HPA to Host a Second Clothing Collection Saturday Morning

November 27, 2020

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The success of the Hawthorne Pride Alliance's clothing drive was such that the Alliance announced Saturday will be a second drop-off date for those who wish to donate.

"Due to the overwhelming response of the Pride Alliance Clothing drive last weekend, the Hawthorne Pride Alliance will be hosting a second drop off day for those who wish to donate to the RAIN foundation ...

Gov. Murphy Addresses Verbal Confrontation During Family Outing in Red Bank

NEW JERSEY — A video has heavily circulated showing Gov. Phil Murphy being loudly confronted Saturday night at a Red Bank restaurant while he was outdoors dining with his wife and the rest of his family. 

At least two women reportedly approached the governor’s table during the encounter. Murphy was out eating with his wife, three sons and daughter.

One woman in the video, ...

NJ Author Releases Two New Books That Are Literally For The Birds

BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- Bloomfield resident Rick Wright has recently written two books that, literally, are for the birds. 

While that connotation is usually negative, in this instance it's a perfect description of the local author's latest work. Wright's Custom Bird Guides series introduces birdwatchers to the best local birding sites and a wide selection of the most common, ...

TAPinto This Classic Thanksgiving Recipe: Rum Spiked Cranberry Jelly

November 24, 2020

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -  Jenn Stilwell's cranberry jelly recipe remains the worst kept secret in the township. First published in 2016 when TAPinto Bloomfield was only a few months old, this recipe will probably be published just before Thanksgiving every year. 

Stilwell's jelly was the subject of a great deal of chatter in town back in 2016. At the ...

Move Over Martha, Raiders' Ginger-Spiced Cranberry Sauce Is Thanksgiving's Best Bet from Nutley NJ

NUTLEY, NJ - The "media" may have many around the country believing that Nutley's greatest gift to Thanksgiving is Martha Stewart, but locals know its "Nutley Raiders Ginger-Spiced Cranberry Sauce." First created by students in the culinary program at Nutley High School in 2017, this dish has become a local favorite, given the reach of TAPinto, its popularity may soon ...

Glen Rock Dog Park Announces New Board Members

November 14, 2020

Glen Rock, NJ – The Glen Rock NJ Dog Park recently announced the non-profit’s 2020-2021 Board of Directors. The Board welcomes four new members to the Board of Directors.

Founder and CEO – Michelle Hillock

President – Eileen Maher Hillock

Vice President – Lisa Schor Babin

Treasurer – Linda Brennan

Secretary – Christine McKinney ...

Bergen County to Begin Waste Water Testing to Pinpoint COVID Hotspots

November 20, 2020

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Bergen County is going to begin testing wastewater to track COVID-19 flareups, which can pinpoint outbreaks up to two weeks in advance.

Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco announced the move this afternoon as he touted the response of the county to the virus over the past eight months.

"Bergen County was the epicenter of the virus," Tedesco ...

Lodi MVC Center Closed Due to Positive Employee Test

LODI, NJ - The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Licensing Center in Lodi, NJ, is closed due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19, the agency announced Thursday evening on its Twitter feed.

The center is scheduled to re-open on Wednesday, December 2.  The Wallington Vehicle Center is closed and will reopen on Wednesday, November 25 due to an employee testing ...