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Applications Available for 2020 Fair Lawn Citizen Police Academy 

December 9, 2019

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Police Department is accepting applications to its 2020 Citizen Police Academy.

The academy was formed to provide insight into the operations of the Fair Lawn Police. Free of charge and open to Fair Lawn residents, the academy will be held on Thursday evenings, beginning on February 6. The academy will include classes about gang awareness, firearm awareness ...

Jewish Community Gathers to Share International Latke Recipes

RIDGEWOOD, NJ – At a sold-out event, members of the Jewish Community Center of Northern New Jersey (JCCNNJ) learned to cook latkes with recipes from Syria, Italy and India, providing tastes of Jewish traditions from around the world.

The recipes, authored by Chef Jennifer Abadi, represented the Sephardic traditions that Chef Abadi works to preserve and share with ...

Commercial District Services LLC Expands With New Director of Community Planning and Development Position

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Beth Anne Macdonald has joined Commercial District Services LLC (CDS) as Director of Community Planning and Development, according to Chris Bernardo, President of CDS. 

In the newly created role of Director of Community Planning and Development, Beth will be responsible for creating and implementing economic development and placemaking strategies for an expanding ...

Glen Rock Police Blotter - Dec. 9, 2019

December 9, 2019

During the period between December 2 and December 8, 2019 members of the GRPD handled 257 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

12-2-2019 - 12:43 PM – A Hamilton Avenue resident responded to headquarters to report identity theft.  He stated that he was contacted by Citi Corp. Master Card regarding a $512.85 charge that he did not authorize.  The account was ...

Close The Stable Door Before the Horse Bolts

Does this sound familiar? You’re having a particularly stressful day and someone does something that you perceive to go against your belief or what you are trying to accomplish. Rather than finding out the facts or taking time to cool off, you immediately pick up the phone and call the person or compose a less than friendly email. Then, minutes after your knee-jerk reaction, you are full of ...

Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce Santa Parade - TAPinto Photo Gallery

December 9, 2019

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The annual Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce Santa Parade stepped off at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 7. The parade followed its usual route down Lafayette Avenue and ended behind the Louis Bay 2nd Library where locals could gather, be entertained by bands and costumed characters, and check out local vendors.

With excellent weather and crisp cool air, the gathered crowds ...

Toys ‘R’ Us Returns, Opens First Location In Paramus At Westfield Garden State Plaza

PARAMUS, NJ — After a year and a half off the market, beloved toy chain Toys 'R' Us has made a comeback in Paramus.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on Wednesday, November 27 at New Jersey’s largest mall -- the first location in the U.S. The opening comes just 48 hours before the biggest shopping event of the season, Black ...

Lame-Duck Session in New Jersey: What Can They Get Done? 

The period of time between Election Day in early November, and when a new Governor or new legislators take the oath of office in January is often fraught with many twists and turns. In the middle of lots of holiday festivities, there's a rush to try to get stuff done.

Congress in 1933, passed the 20th Amendment to the Constitution, as President Hoover was leaving the White House, and newly ...

Millennial Councilwoman Encourages Younger Generations to Get Involved in Local Government

December 10, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with Crystal Pruitt, Councilwoman of Franklin Township, at the 2019 New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference. Pruitt is currently the youngest person on the Franklin Township Council, and we spoke with her about her background, goals, and advice for millennials who want to get more politically active. 

Pruitt, who is also Chief of Staff for ...

Meadowlands Environmentalist Hackensack Riverkeeper Transforms Polluted NJ Industrial Sites

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- At this year’s New Jersey League of Municipalities Conference, TAPintoTV spoke with Captain Bill Sheehan of Hackensack Riverkeeper, about his organization and their efforts to revitalize the Hackensack River Watershed. 

Among its missions, Hacksensack Riverkeeper collaborates with planners to ensure that land use decisions reflect science and adhere to all ...

Pfeffernusse: A Traditional Northern European Spice Cookie

December 9, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - Pfeffernüsse are spice cookies that originated in Northern Europe. They are a traditional cookie in the Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark. 

Ingredients:
1/2 cup molasses
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup shortening
1/4 cup non-dairy margarine
2 eggs, well-beaten
4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cardamom
1 ...

Cranberry Orange Cookies Brighten Up Seasonal Cookie Platters

NUTLEY, NJ - When the Nutley Irish American Association hosted their annual Christmas party last year, the Cranberry Orange Cookies were the most talked about subject of the evening. Santa was the headliner of the family friendly evening, and even he loved these cookies. 

The cookies are a drop cookie version of a shortbread, but with cranberry, orange zest, white chocolate chips, and ...