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Glen Rock Art for Peace Event: Chance to Express Helpful Spirit for Ukrainians

May 3, 2022

GLEN ROCK, NJ - In response to the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, local artists have banded together to offer assistance in the best way they know how: through their art.

On Saturday, May 21, Art for Peace NJ is hosting an art auction fundraiser for Ukraine, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m at Thielke Arboretum, 460 Doremus Avenue.

The Art For Peace event, organized by a grassroots group of local ...

NJ Dad Creates GoFundMe to Help Son 'Move Forward' From Colitis

ROXBURY, NJ – Donations are being sought to help a 24-year-old Succasunna man whose once-active life, including college and career plans, has been derailed by a serious case of ulcerative colitis that began when he was 19 and was complicated by the COVID-19 crisis.

The GoFundMe site, accessible here, seeks to raise $50,000 for Larry Frank, Jr. The site was launched by Frank’s ...

Hasbrouck Heights Community Groups Help Veterans "Dress for Success"

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Three Hasbrouck Heights community groups recently partnered to provide veterans returning to the workforce with professional attire during the "Dress for Success" clothing drive. 

The Hasbrouck Heights Green Team and Junior Women's Club again partnered up with A Hero's Welcome North Jersey to collect professional attire for veterans who are ...

Zack Tahhan, Syrian-American Brooklyn Subway Hero, to be Honored in Prospect Park

PROSPECT PARK, NJ - Sakaria "Zack" Zahhan, a twenty-one year old New Jersey resident who is credited for helping identify the alleged perpetrator of a mass shooting on a Brooklyn subway on April 12, will be honored in Prospect Park Friday by Mayor Mohamed Khairullah and Montvale Mayor Mike Ghassali.  The subway shooting suspect, Frank James, 62, was arrested in part thanks to ...

Fair Lawn Sunrise Rotary Hosting Concert of Healing for Ukrainian Children with Cancer

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Put together in just the last several weeks, the Concert for Healing, hosted by the Sunrise Rotary, is poised to put a spotlight on locals' efforts to help war-ravaged Ukraine, and in this case, children with cancer.

"100% of the proceeds are going toward children in Ukraine evacuated and being treated for cancer," Stella Lemberg said.

The event is scheduled ...

Fair Lawn Sunrise Rotary Service Above Self Dinner Scheduled for April 27

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Sunrise Rotary is holding its "Service Above Self Awards Dinner" on April 27 when it plans to honor Alan & Mary-Edna Krutchkoff, Michele Gaffney, Gary Haar and Wayne Robbins.

Each has contributed to Fair Lawn as follows: The Krutchkoffs for their Adopt-a-Soldier Platoon; Michele Gaffney as a special educator at Fair Lawn High School in the Bridges Program; ...

NJ's Jon Bon Jovi Partners with Gov. Murphy to Raise Money for Ukraine

NEW JERSEY — NJ native and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Jon Bon Jovi is teaming with Gov. Phil Murphy to help raise money to feed Ukrainians displaced by Russia's war on Ukraine.

Bon Jovi and Murphy hope to raise $2 million in total. Bon Jovi and his wife, Dorothea, have committed $500,000 to the effort. 

The rock star is almost as famous for his generosity as ...

'Fair Lawn Helps Ukraine' During Second Collection Event

FAIR LAWN, NJ — The community held another "Fair Lawn Helps Ukraine" event a month after the first one, gathering goods using Borough Hall as a drive-thru donation drop-off site.

U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) joined the event, organized by Council member Gail Rottenstrich and members of the community working with the Ukrainian Orthodox Holy Ascension ...

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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 ...

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

May 12, 2022

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 ...

Englewood Health Nationally Recognized with an ‘A’ Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade — It’s 18th Since 2012

ENGLEWOOD, NJ - Englewood Health received an “A” Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for spring 2022. This national distinction recognizes Englewood Health’s achievements in patient safety and marks the 18th A rating for Englewood Health since 2012.

“We are honored to receive an ‘A’ rating from the Leapfrog Group again,” says Kathleen Kaminsky, MS, RN, ...

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 ...

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

May 16, 2022

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 ...

Bergen County Jail Inmate Charged with Terroristic Threats and Stalking BCPO Employee and Family

HACKENSACK, NJ - A Bergen County Jail innate is facing charges for threatening a Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office employee and their family, Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced. 

Michael Strzelczyk, 40, originally from Wayne but incarcerated at Bergen County Jail in Hackensack, has been charged with third-degree terroristic threats and fourth-degree stalking at the ...

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 ...

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 ...

TAPinto Publisher Bobbie Peer Receives Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to Women Award

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Bobbie Peer is a business owner, a networker, a marketer and a survivor.

"I am a single mother and I made it," Peer said. "I work hard, I'm passionate about what I do and I form relationships. I am a success."

Peer, the publisher of five TAPinto sites, recently received a Boy Scouts of America Patriots' Path Council Tribute to ...

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 ...