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Glen Rock High School to Hold In-Person Graduation on July 30

May 26, 2020

GLEN ROCK, NJ - There will be an in-person graduation ceremony on July 30 for Glen Rock High School seniors, according to a letter from principal John Arlotta, communicated minutes ago, after the governor decreed in-person ceremonies could proceed.

The district is continuing its plan to hold a virtual graduation ceremony on June 18 to provide "a sense of finality for the Class of ...

A Visual Send-Off: Recognizing Glen Rock’s Class of 2020 With Banners

GLEN ROCK, NJ – With June fast approaching, and no in-person ceremony permitted, a group of parents banded together with Glen Rock School District for a visual gesture to help send off the senior class.

Alissa Somers and Sharon Scarpelli, Glen Rock moms of seniors, organized the project.

“When Sharon and I spoke about the banners, the administration immediately ...

Sign of the Times: Recognizing Glen Rock’s Class of 2020 With Banners

GLEN ROCK, NJ – With June fast approaching, and no in-person ceremony permitted, a group of parents banded together with Glen Rock educators for a nice gesture to help send off the senior class.

In Glen Rock, much like the rest of New Jersey and much of the country, the district set-up a tribute to honor students whose final year in high school was upended by the COVID-19 ...

Murphy Offers Ray of Hope for Those Wanting In-Person School Commencement Ceremonies

TRENTON, NJ - After New Jersey state officials recently told residents that in-person commencement ceremonies were not in the cards due to the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy offered a ray of hope to those hoping that actual in-person graduation events could happen at some point in the coming summer months.

"Should school districts, should students, should moms ...

Glen Rock Community School Introduces Virtual Summer Camps

GLEN ROCK, NJ – Just like school, summer camp is going digital.

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic looming over the summer season, social distancing challenges and uncertainty over when stay-at-home orders will be relaxed, many camps are reinventing themselves in order to continue offering kids an enjoyable experience.

Glen Rock Community School is among those programs trying a new ...

Glen Rock BOE Names New Middle/High School Principal For 2020-2021 

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Glen Rock Board of Education appointed Dr. Michael Parent as the Glen Rock Middle/High School Principal for the 2020-2021 school year. Dr. Parent will replace Middle School Assistant Principal Dr. Jennifer Wirt who is leaving the district, and High School Principal John Arlotta who is retiring. 

“I look forward to working with Dr. Charleston and the ...

Glen Rock Plans Virtual Graduation, Hopes To Hold In-Person Ceremony In July

GLEN ROCK, NJ – With New Jersey’s stay-at-home orders still in place, Glen Rock school officials are trying to figure out a way to celebrate students whose final year in high school has been upended by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Plans for an in-person graduation were canceled after Col. Patrick J. Callahan, state police superintendent, said commencement ceremonies could only be held ...

Glen Rock Public Schools Announce Fall Registration Via Mail

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Due to the pandemic, Kindergarten 2020-2021 school placements will be mailed home on July 17. More information about orientation to follow.

For new school registrations grades K - 5, contact Jody Marino, marinoj@glenrocknj.org.

For new school registrations grades 6 - 12, contact Marissa Davitt, davittm@glenrocknj.org.

All Glen Rock Public School buildings ...

Glen Rock Educators Lament No Graduation Ceremony Mandate

GLEN ROCK, NJ -- While school districts across the state have been planning alternatives to traditional high school graduation ceremonies, any plans that school districts had in the works appear to violate Governor Murphy’s Executive Order No.107, which directs New Jersey residents to stay at home and prohibits public gatherings.

I would have certainly liked to have been part of an in ...

St. Anne's in Fair Lawn on Archdiocese's List of Catholic Schools to Close

At-Home Learning Continues Through End of School Year 

The Archdiocese of Newark has announced the consolidation of its school community and the closure of nine archdiocesan-operated elementary schools at the end of this school year, the result of archdiocesan strategic planning efforts to strengthen the overall school program and ensure a sustainable future for Catholic ...

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Congratulate Your Graduate with Milestones on TAPinto

May 20, 2020

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 ...

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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 ...

Upcoming Events

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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. 

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