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Glen Rock High School Graduation: Much Advice for Gleaming Students

June 24, 2022

GLEN ROCK, NJ - It's a rite of passage for young people in this country that has been delayed or altered over the past two years, but yesterday, it was back: Glen Rock High School Graduation in June, complete with hugs!

Advice is usual in these instances, with well-thought-out speeches and a chance to impart those final words of wisdom from adults that shaped Glen Rock teen lives for ...

Fair Lawn High School Valedictorian Speaks on How Students Helped Each Other Through Pandemic, War in Ukraine

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Mother Nature showed mercy on the class of 2022 as heavy rain held off and the sun hid behind cooling clouds on June 22, graduation day for Fair Lawn High School on Sasso Field.

And they deserved it.

This class had been through the covid-19 pandemic (March 2020 through March 2022), dealing with isolation and seeing so many of their 'rights of passage' activities ...

Fair Lawn Teen Awarded Scholarship From NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Ava DeFino, graduating from Fair Lawn High School on June 22, has been awarded a scholarship from the NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome.

She is one of the second place recipients who received the award on Friday, June 3, in honor of Tourette Syndrome Awareness Day. The NJ Center for Tourette Syndrome (NJCTS) presented nine scholarship awards to graduating New Jersey ...

Fair Lawn Parent Objects to "Progressive" Flag That Was Hanging in Front of TJ Middle School

FAIR LAWN, NJ - A parent objected to a "progressive" flag he characterized as "controversial" and "politically charged" hung at TJ Middle School.

Parent Kurt Schwarz, a lifelong resident of the borough who has three children, said, "Some, maybe not all, parents may be uncomfortable discussing a progressive pride flag with their 5th-grade son or ...

Fair Lawn's Superintendent of Schools Reacts, Reassures Community After Shooter Kills 21 in Texas School

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The superintendent assured the community of increased police presence at schools after the horrific event in Texas in which an 18-year-old killed 21 people at an elementary school.

"We will have additional police presence from our Special III Officers for added security at all schools," Superintendent Nick Norcia said in a statement to the community this ...

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Englewood Health Introduces Robot-Assisted Spine Surgery with GPS-like Precision to New Jersey

June 27, 2022

Englewood, NJ (June 27, 2022) — Englewood Health has become the first hospital in New Jersey and one of only 20 hospitals in the country to introduce new advanced technology for robot-assisted spine surgery with GPS-like precision to improve spine surgery. The Excelsius™ Ecosystem is a robotic imaging and navigation platform that will enhance patient safety, improve accuracy and ...

Viking Pest Control, Local Exterminator Offers Discount on Award-Winning Mosquito, Tick, and Spotted Lanternfly Services

Viking Pest Control (Viking Pest), an award-winning pest control company based in Basking Ridge, N.J., was rated top 10 in the country for pest control and top 5 for mosquito and termite service by Forbes Home, and best in the country for sustainability by The Spruce. In celebration of this recognition, Viking Pest is offering new customers a $50 discount on all services.

In addition to the ...

Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

Broken Open

This month, July 8 to be exact, marks the 13th anniversary of the premiere of the Change Your Attitude…Change Your Life brand and radio show.

Back in 2009, I was going through a bit of an identity crisis trying to figure out my next move. I had given so much of myself to my family that I got lost. I had no career, my children were growing up, and my marriage was stagnant. It was during ...

Essex Street in Lodi to be Closed for Railroad Crossing Repairs this Weekend

July 6, 2022

TRENTON/LODI, NJ – New Jersey Department of Transportation officials announced a series of three successive railroad crossing rehabilitation projects in Lodi, near Hackensack University Medical Center. The first of three repairs will require the closure and detour of Essex Street this weekend. Railroad crossings on Route 17 northbound and southbound will require 24-hour ...

 Glen Rock Police Blotter - July 4, 2022

July 4, 2022

During the period between June 26, 2022, to July 3, 2022, members of the GRPD handled 336 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

06-27-2022 - 11:38 AM – A Glen Rock resident reported that two separate fraudulent loans, in the amounts of $20,000 and $35,000, were taken out in his name.  Two different financial institutions were involved, and the victim has ...

Composting Directly in Your Glen Rock Garden

June 29, 2022

Don’t toss those imperfect lettuce leaves, onion tops and strawberry tops into the trash. Instead, convert them into compost right in the garden. 

Worm and pile composting are great ways to manage these scraps.  But if these methods aren’t for you, try trench composting. This centuries old technique is low effort and effective.  The process is basically ...

Jersey Shore Weather Looking Good for 4th of July Weekend

July 2, 2022

BELMAR, NJ—Weather is looking good for this weekend in Belmar and the rest of the Jersey Shore.

Weather Channel is reporting temperatures in the low to mid 80s during the day and lows in the high 60’s through Monday.  Skies should be sunny most days with some chance of rain or thunderstorms Saturday.

This weekend is second of the “Big Three” for small ...

Upcoming Events

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Sat, July 9, 6:45 PM

Memorial Pool, Fair Lawn

NEW DATE: Fair Lawn Fireworks @ Memorial Pool

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Sun, July 10, 10:00 AM

Historic Downtown Nyack, Nyack

Nyack Famous Street Fair

Sign Up for July TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinar

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform.

"TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local news and digital marketing space," Shapiro said. "I look forward to our July ...

Veteran Journalist James McQueeny Joins TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is announcing veteran New Jersey journalist James McQueeny is joining TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist.

"We are thrilled to welcome veteran journalist and public policy analyst James McQueeny to the TAPinto family. Jim brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to TAPinto," TAPinto Founder and CEO ...

Sign Up for July TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinar

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform.

"TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local news and digital marketing space," Shapiro said. "I look forward to our July ...