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Dollar Tree Property Developer Waiting on Engineering Guidelines

May 16, 2022

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Danbro Properties, the Dollar Tree Property potential developer, is waiting on a redevelopment study to move forward with what they call a classic transit village at the corner of Plaza Road and Fair Lawn Avenue, which abuts the Radburn Train Station.

"We're ready to go," Kevin Codey, the developer for Danbro Properties, said. He is ready to move forward on ...

Fair Lawn & Glen Rock Micro-Businesses Can Benefit from New State Financing Program

FAIR LAWN, NJ – In celebration of National Small Business Week, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has announced plans to open applications for its Micro Business Loan next month, which will make additional funding resources available through the Authority’s Main Street Recovery Program.

Fair Lawn has achieved Main Street ...

Local Business Reacts to News Irish-Based Company Bringing U.S. Headquarters to Glen Rock

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Local reaction is coming in to the news that Applegreen, an on-highway service plaza developer, will move its U.S. headquarters to the borough.

“This is an exciting development for Glen Rock," said Felicia Halpert, Glen Rock business owner of Bergen IT LLC, and president of the Chamber of Commerce. "We welcome Applegreen to our great town, and look forward to ...

Locals React to the News Irish-Based Company Bringing U.S. Headquarters to Glen Rock

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Local reaction is coming in to the news that Applegreen, an on-highway service plaza developer, will move its U.S. headquarters to the borough.

"Glen Rock is pleased to welcome Applegreen to our community, and we feel fortunate that they chose to relocate their headquarters to Glen Rock," said Mayor Kristine Morieko. "With the addition of local jobs, along with ...

Irish-Based Company Moving U.S. Headquarters to Glen Rock

GLEN ROCK, NJ - An international Dublin-based company announced it will bring its U.S. headquarters to the borough bringing an investment of $126 million and 100 new jobs, with another 800 jobs projected to come.

The announcement came through Governor Phil Murphy who is in Dublin wooing Irish companies to come to New Jersey.

According to a press release this morning, Applegreen ...

Here Are the 13 Dispensaries in New Jersey Legally Selling Cannabis to the Public

NEW JERSEY — Starting today, residents of New Jersey and visitors to the state 21 years and older can buy recreational cannabis and cannabis products at 13 dispensaries statewide.

Spirits High After Launch of Rochelle Park Medical Marijuana Facility

According to the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC), those 13 locations are:

North Jersey:

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Be Forewarned: Single-Use Plastic Bags Banned Starting May 4

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Starting next month, you will need to carry your own bags to any of your favorite Glen Rock food service or grocery stores, or, be prepared to buy reusable bags.

New Jersey is banning all foodservice businesses and grocery stores from selling to or providing their customers with single-use plastic carryout bags. In addition, large grocery stores may not provide or sell ...

TAPinto Mourns the Loss of Former Publisher and Editor Kathy Lloyd

ELIZABETH, NJ - TAPinto Elizabeth is sad to announce the passing of former franchise owner, Kathy Lloyd. Kathy passed away on April 12 surrounded by those who loved her. 

"We mourn the passing of former TAPinto owner/publisher Kathy Lloyd,” said Michael Shapiro, the founder and CEO of TAPinto. “Kathy cared deeply about her community and about the importance of objective ...

Need Help Rebuilding from The Pandemic? NJ Launches NJ FinLit- a Free Financial Wellness Platform for Residents

TRENTON— The New Jersey Department of the Treasury has launched NJ FinLit, a free financial wellness platform for all adult state residents, announced Governor Murphy.

The NJ FinLit financial wellness platform features  tools and courses, as well as a personalized and interactive learning experience, including the Your Money PersonalityTM financial behavior assessment, which ...

New Jersey's Credit Rating Upgraded for Second Time in Less Than a Month

TRENTON, NJ -  S&P Global Ratings raised its rating on New Jersey's General Obligation (GO) Bonds to "A- up from a BBB+ with a stable outlook". This is the first upgrade for New Jersey from S&P since 2005, stated the governor's office. 

S&P also raised its long-term and underlying ratings to 'BBB+' from 'BBB' on various other bonds ...

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Business Resource Workshop to be held in Fair Lawn on June 7th

May 18, 2022

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Corporation, and Main Street Program are coming together to host a Resource Workshop for Small Business Owners on June 7, 2022.

The workshop will provide an overview of different resources available to Fair Lawn Businesses through SCORE, the Bergen County Division of Economic Development, and the Bergen County ...

Ascendia Bank, Formerly Glen Rock Savings Bank, to Hold Rebranding Celebration at All Branches in Glen Rock, Hawthorne & West Orange - May 14th

HAWTHORNE, NJ -- Ascendia Bank, formerly Glen Rock Saving Bank, will celebrate its new name and refreshed identity with a Rebranding Celebration on Saturday, May 14th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at all four branch locations: 


175 Rock Road, Glen Rock


250 Lincoln Avenue, Hawthorne


474 Prospect Avenue, West Orange


83 Northfield Avenue, West Orange 

The ...

Prestige Pest Services, LLC Renovates its Headquarters and Upgrades its Systems

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Earlier this year Prestige Pest Services, LLC ( PPS ) started the renovation of its Headquarters offices located in Hawthorne. The upgrade of the offices was accompanied by an update of its operation systems and computer / software platform.

Favio Ulloa, President and Owner of Prestige Pest Services, LLC has stated that "It is important that we grow in all aspects.

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Business Resource Workshop to be held in Fair Lawn on June 7th

May 18, 2022

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Corporation, and Main Street Program are coming together to host a Resource Workshop for Small Business Owners on June 7, 2022.

The workshop will provide an overview of different resources available to Fair Lawn Businesses through SCORE, the Bergen County Division of Economic Development, and the Bergen County ...

Englewood Health Named One of the Best Hospitals in the U.S. for Maternity Care

Englewood Health has been named one of the best hospitals in the U.S. for maternity care by Newsweek’s 2022 Best Maternity Hospitals list. 

“We are honored to be named one of the best hospitals for maternity care in the U.S.,” says Valerie M. French, MBA, BSN, RNC, senior director of nursing for maternal/child health at Englewood Health. “This award reflects the ...

Glen Rock NJ Dog Park Hosts A Happy "Yappy Hour" To Celebrate Earth 🌍 Day

GLEN ROCK, NJ - In honor of Earth Day 2022, the Glen Rock NJ Dog Park non-profit hosted a “Yappy Hour” at the dog park on April 22.

Music, treats, beverages and an incredible sunny and warm Friday afternoon contributed to a successful event for canines and their humans. The Yappy Hour was free and open to all in Glen Rock and surrounding communities.

Dog Park ...

Voter Registration Reminder: May 17 is Deadline

FAIR LAWN, NJ – The League of Women Voters of Fair Lawn reminds citizens that the voter registration deadline for the June 7, 2022, Primary Election is May 17, 2022.

Eligible citizens can register to vote securely and easily online or they may download and mail a paper voter registration form. Voter registration information, including eligibility requirements and forms, are available at ...

Glen Rock Police Blotter - May 16, 2022

May 16, 2022

During the period between May 9 and May 15, 2022, members of the GRPD handled 274 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

5-9-2022 - 12:56 PM – Glen Rock patrol units responded to a two-vehicle crash on Lincoln Avenue near William Place and found a large oil spill in the northbound lanes.  The roadway was shut down until the Glen Rock and Hawthorne Fire ...

Take A Risk, Even If It Hurts

How many times have you heard the best step you can take to grow as a person is to step outside your comfort zone and take risks?

This is the theme of just about every self-help book I have ever read, and it has been stated to me by just about every person I have interviewed. I take this advice to heart, and it governs most everything I do. But, even as a staunch practitioner, it’s ...

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Signs with Guardian Research Network® to Help Change How Healthcare is Delivered

May 17, 2022

PARAMUS, NJ – Guardian Research Network Inc. (GRN) announced that Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, New Jersey’s largest hospital and a clinical affiliate of Rutgers University Medical School, has joined its nationwide healthcare system research network. As not-for-profits, both entities come together to bring healthcare innovation to local communities and enhance patient diversity in ...

Severe Storms May Bring Strong Winds, Hail to Glen Rock Monday Afternoon

GLEN ROCK, NJ — Batten down the hatches.

Some stormy springtime weather is headed our way Monday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service, which indicated a tornado isn't out of the question in Northeast New Jersey.

“Thunderstorms ahead of an approaching cold front on Monday have the potential to produce damaging winds,” the service warns. “Large hail ...

Allergy Alert: Undeclared Cashew and Pistachio in Van Leeuwen Frozen Desserts

May 12, 2022

Over two thousand frozen pints on Van Leeuwen Oat Milk Brown Sugar Chunk has been recalled announced Van Leeuwen Ice Cream of Brooklyn, NY. The recall was initiated because the non-dairy frozen dessert may contain undeclared specific traces of tree nuts; cashews and pistachios.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to specific types of allergen (e.g., peanuts, tree nuts {chestnuts, ...

Allergy Alert: 3 Varieties of Pierogies Recalled Due to Undeclared Milk

Multiple varieties of Grandma's Cuisine, Bernat's and Golden Eagle frozen cheese-filled pierogis are being recalled because they may contain undeclared milk allergen, announced the FDA. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recall was initiated after it ...

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Thu, May 19, 8:00 AM

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FBLA Virtual Career Fair

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Mon, May 23, 1:30 PM

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Fair Lawn Senior Resource Fair

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Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...

TAPinto CEO Michael Shapiro Discusses Local Marketing in a Digital World

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro was a recent guest on Sergeant Marketing's Milestone Mindset Live speaking about Local Marketing in a Digital World. The series helps viewers attract and retain clients and donors.

Shapiro and host Nancy Sergeant talked about a number of topics, including the value of local marketing in the post-pandemic economy, how ...

Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...