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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 ...

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

November 25, 2020

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 ...

Here’s what taxpayers can do now to Get Ready to file taxes in 2021

There are steps people can take now to make sure their tax filing experience goes smoothly in 2021. First, they can visit the Get Ready page on IRS.gov.

Here are a few other things people can do now:

Check their withholding and make any adjustments soon

Since most taxpayers typically only have a few pay dates left this year, checking their withholding soon is especially important.

"The Rink" at Winter Wonderland Coming to Van Saun County Park-Nov. 27

HACKENSACK, N.J. – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco announces that the Bergen County Parks Department will open a regulation NHL-size ice-skating rink and a smaller synthetic children’s practice rink this holiday season in Van Saun County Park. The Rink @ Winter Wonderland will offer a local outdoor amusement for residents to enjoy with their families throughout the ...

Here’s who qualifies for the employee business expense deduction

Employee business expenses can be deducted as an adjustment to income only for specific employment categories and eligible educators.

Taxpayers can no longer claim unreimbursed employee expenses as miscellaneous itemized deductions, unless they are a qualified employee or an eligible educator. They must complete Form 2106, Employee Business Expenses to take the deduction.

If someone falls ...

Intentions versus Actions

Editor's Note: This column first ran on Nov. 22, 2019.

For the past few weeks, I have been the recipient of repeated hurtful actions and when I communicated my feelings with each perpetrator, the same response was offered, “It wasn’t my intention.” The frequency and flippancy of this explanation has gotten me to thinking about accountability, and whether intentions or ...

How to Survive Political Discussions at Your Next Family Holiday Gathering

November 24, 2020

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 ...

Joe Apfelbaum Tells Ellen Volpe How to Go From Frustration to MOJOvation on Opportunity Calls

LONG ISLAND, NY -- Ellen Volpe, President of American Business Associates, spoke with Joe Apfelbaum, CEO of Ajax Union, on a recent episode of Opportunity Calls with Ellen Volpe.

Apfelbaum’s position as CEO of an internet-based marketing company is only one of his many roles. “Joe is a business mentor, leader, direct marketing guru, extraordinary networker, educator, ...

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 ...

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

November 24, 2020

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, ...

Hawthorne Veterans Day Service Stresses Patriotism and Duty in the Fight Against COVID

HAWTHORNE, NJ - While the weather looked ominous, the rain held off for the annual Veterans Day service held at 11:00 a.m. in front of the Municipal Building.  The timing was deliberate--it was at the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918 that the First World War officially came to an end on the western front.  By this time, Imperial Germany was on its knees, ...

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 ...