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NJ Beaches Will Be Open By Memorial Day Weekend, But Remember Social Distancing

May 18, 2020

NEW JERSEY — While referencing “Jersey Girl” — in which Bruce Springsteen ruminates over everything being alright at the shore — Gov. Phil Murphy announced Thursday that all public and private beaches in the state will re-open in time for Memorial Day weekend.

Starting May 22, more than 120 miles of beaches in the state of 9 million, as well as lakefronts, ...

Glen Rock Cancels Independence Events: July 3-4, 2020

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Independence Day Association and the Borough of Glen Rock announce Independence Day events on July 3 and July 4 have been canceled. In light of the global pandemic and uncertain times, this joint decision is in the best interests of the community, the sponsors and the performers.

The Independence Day Association (IDA) was organized in 1938, beginning as a ...

Glen Rockers View Blue Angels and Thunderbirds Flyover in Weehawkin

NEWARK, NJ – In a salute to frontline COVID-19 responders, the Blue Angels and Thunderbirds, the U.S. Navy and Air Force trick fighter jet squadrons, performed a joint flyover near the George Washington Bridge on Tuesday, April 28.

A few Glen Rockers ventured to Weehawken to get a good view: Eileen Hillock, Felicia Halpert and Costa Rodis. 

A formation of six F-16C/D ...

Fair Lawn High School Marching Band Chosen to Represent NJ in 2021 Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C.

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Fair Lawn High School’s Cutter Marching Band has been nominated by Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) to march as the Official Representative for the State of New Jersey in the 2021 National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, D.C. 

“I am very proud of all of the students, staff and parents whose tireless efforts over many years have brought about ...

Virtual Poetry Slam Raises $1,700 for Glen Rock Group Delivering Meals to Hospitals

GLEN ROCK, NJ — A virtual poetry slam hosted by a local writer raised $1,676 for the new grassroots group GRINS-Glen Rock is Never Surrendering. The group, founded March 28, buys meals from Glen Rock-area restaurants and delivers them to healthcare workers at Bergen County hospitals on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

"The best feeling in the world is hearing the ...

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Bergen County to Reopen Parks, Golf Courses On Saturday

April 30, 2020

HACKENSACK, NJ – Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco has announced that he will issue an Executive Order re-opening most sites within Bergen County’s Park System and golf courses effective Saturday, May 2 with some exceptions such as the Bergen County Zoo and the McFaul Environmental Center, which shall remain closed. Golf courses will open gradually starting with Soldier ...

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 Glen Rock Police Blotter - May 25, 2020

May 25, 2020

During the period between May 18 to May 24, 2020, members of the GRPD handled 309 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

05-12-2020 - 8:29 PM – A Glen Rock woman reported that she had arranged to adopt a yorkie terrier via Instagram. She paid a $60 fee via Cash App, and then attempted to arrange a pick-up date and location. The seller has since blocked her, ...

Though Memorial Day Activities Are Different This Year, Food Safety Remains a Priority

May 23, 2020

WASHINGTON D.C. – Every year, millions of Americans commemorate Memorial Day to honor the sacrifices so many have made to protect our country. This holiday weekend might not be like past years, so while we keep public health recommendations in mind, let’s not forget food safety practices to prevent food borne illnesses.

“Memorial Day is the unofficial start of the summer ...

SafeTemp Kiosk: Back Into Workplace Transition Made Easier

New Jersey - People are going back to work and SafeTemp can make that transition back into the workplace safer.

While it's a novel idea, getting your temperature at the door when you walk into work could be just what the doctor ordered for both the workforce and the public. Such safety measures send a message to your workforce and, to your customers.

SafeTemp Kiosk, by Media Services ...

Just 10 Days Left to Take Advantage of TAPinto's Grand Re-Opening Marketing Specials

FAIR LAWN-GLEN ROCK-HAWTHORNE, NJ - There are just 10 days left to our grand re-opening marketing specials which provide local businesses with social media marketing, content marketing, and brand awareness, as well as the flexibility to market in neighboring towns. 

For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2W53oxK

Having your content published on TAPinto will not only enable ...

Congratulate Your Graduate with Milestones on TAPinto

Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors. TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and affordable way to honor your graduate. 

You can submit a note of congratulations, highlight achievements and submit photos. Your Milestone post will be posted on the TAPinto site of your choosing and stay there ...

Rutgers Expert Explains How to Care For Your Pets During the Pandemic

May 17, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The COVID-19 pandemic shifted many veterinary clinics from routine to emergency-only appointments – leaving pet owners to address minor injuries and basic grooming issues normally resolved by professionals.

Veronica Jones, D.V.M., an emergency medicine veterinarian at NorthStar VETS in Robbinsvile and a 2009 graduate of the School of Environmental and Biological ...

Tips to Help You Gain a New Perspective on Adversity

Do you ever feel like there is no end to the problems that you face? Do your challenges seem too great to overcome? Do you ever ask yourself, “What’s the point?” Do you allow your circumstances to govern your life to the point of making you sad, lonely, and depressed?

If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, welcome to the majority! Most people, at one ...

Ocean County Beach Season: What You Need to Know

May 12, 2020

OCEAN COUNTY, NJ – People north of the Driscoll Bridge look to Memorial Day to begin their trek “go down the shore.”  For Ocean County residents, a visit to the sand and surf is more commonly referred to as hitting the beach. With just two weeks away, it is important to know about beach badges and the like.

In Southern Ocean County, Long Beach Island offers an assortment ...

See ‘The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience’ at bergenPAC this August

ENGLEWOOD, N.J. — Celebrate the music and dancing of the King of Pop at “The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience” starring Joby Rogers at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood this August.

Rogers is the only tribute artist to ever appear as the Gloved One on the cover of Rolling Stone. He has performed his MJ tribute shows to one of the greatest entertainers of all ...

The History of Memorial Day and How it Became the Start of Summer

May 24, 2020

Memorial Day, as the name implies, was established to create a day of remembrance to honor soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice in the U.S. Civil War. Our culture today, however, associates the holiday with the start of summer activities, like barbecues and going to the beach. How did this once somber holiday become the signal of summer? 

After the Civil War ended in the spring of ...

NJ Psychologist Shares Mental Health Resources to Cope with the Coronavirus Pandemic

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV spoke with one of our favorite experts, Clinical Psychologist Meryl Dorf, to help those having difficulty handling the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic. With May being Mental Health Awareness Month, we called on Dorf to provide guidance for navigating the uncertainty a crisis like this can bring. 

“It’s an ingredient of a stressful situation and ...

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Tue, May 26, 7:30 PM

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Glen Rock Board of Health Meeting

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Tue, May 26, 7:30 PM

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Community Affairs Committee Meeting

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COVID-19 Invisible Enemy Is Visible to Frontline Workers: Bergen New Bridge CEO

May 21, 2020

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ – Thinking of getting tested for COVID-19 antibodies? Bergen New Bridge Medical Center and the county have teamed-up to provide testing with tomorrow as the last scheduled day.

The community mobile testing program's last announced date is tomorrow, May 22, the beginning of the Memorial Holiday weekend. In three and a half days of community mobile testing, more ...

State Senator Lagana Demands Investigation into Paramus VA Home

TRENTON, NJ – An outbreak of COVID-19 at the Paramus Memorial Veteran Home has claimed at least 70 lives as of Monday, May 11, with 189 residents testing positive, with 7 tests still outstanding according to published reports. There are 211 residents at the Veterans Home. 

New Jersey State Senator Joseph Lagana (District 36-Bergen) has asked for an investigation in a statement ...

Six Flags Great Adventure Safari to Bring Drive-thru Experience to Families

May 18, 2020

JACKSON, NJ --  Six Flags Great Adventure announced on Thursday that it will soon open its Safari adventure as a drive-through experience. This announcement comes shortly after Governor Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order permitting drive-through events while maintaining social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. 

Between 1974 and ...