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Fair Lawn Officials Go Big During Read Across America Week

March 7, 2020

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Milnes held its annual VIP Reading Day, one of the many activities of the week to celebrate Read Across America in Fair Lawn schools.

Guest readers - Fair Lawn Board of Education trustees, administrators from Fair Lawn Schools, former teachers, Fair Lawn Mayor Kurt Peluso, a graduate of Milnes, Special 3 Officer Sean Talt, and many others participated. Borough ...

Glen Rock Schools Present Elementary Math Workshop for Parents

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Parents can learn about the latest math curriculum and instructional techniques during a parent workshop scheduled for Oct. 24.

The Glen Rock Board of Education Office of Curriculum and Instruction welcomes parents/guardians with students enrolled in grades K-5 to attend an Elementary Parent Workshop on October 24 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Parents/guardians will learn about ...

Glen Rock Police Investigating Swastikas Drawn in Middle School Bathroom

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Police Chief Dean Ackermann said there is no evidence to support the swastika incident reported this morning at Glen Rock Middle School is related to the swastikas found at the school during the previous school year. 

The chief released the statement just after 3 p.m. today after the school district put out a statement about the incident this morning.

Chief ...

Swastikas Drawn in Glen Rock Middle School Bathroom Being Investigated

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Two pencil-drawn swastikas were discovered in a Glen Rock Middle School bathroom this morning, according to school officials.

"This morning it was discovered that two swastikas had been drawn in pencil on a tile and sink in a 6th grade boy’s bathroom," officials reported in a press release signed by Brett Charleston, Superintendent of Schools. "The building ...

Glen Rock Superintendent of Schools & Police Chief Applaud Upgraded Safety Communication in Schools

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The borough's schools and police department worked in tandem to improve the public safety communication system at the Glen Rock High/Middle School, announcing its completion earlier this week.

“Earlier this year, a Radio Task Force was formed to meet with several communication security vendors to hear recommendations about improvements that could be made to the MS/HS ...

Glen Rock Public Safety Communications Enhancements Tested & Complete

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Borough and school district officials announced the public safety communications enhancements at the Glen Rock High/Middle School have been completed and fully tested. 

"The system is 100% operational and has met or exceeded all expectations," Mayor Bruce Packer said in a press release.

"We want to especially acknowledge the efforts of Sgt. Greg ...

Glen Rock BOE to Undergo $13.2K District-Wide Demographic Study

GLEN ROCK, NJ – Trustees are moving forward with a district-wide demographic study, which will help the board of education assess student population.

“We are growing so quickly… It’s crowded,” said Glen Rock Schools Superintendent Brett Charleston during the September 10 board meeting. “There are no empty classrooms in some buildings, so we need to get an ...

Glen Rock High School to Begin Vaping Detection Pilot on Oct. 15

GLEN ROCK, NJ – Vapers beware.

Beginning in mid-October, the Glen Rock School District will place vaping detectors in the form of small fire alarms in the restrooms of Glen Rock High School.

The decision comes on the heels of a survey circulated by the school administration, which found that 30 percent of high school students did not feel safe in the restrooms due to student vaping, ...

Glen Rock High School Student Colin Blake Named Semifinalist for Merit® Scholarship

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Colin Blake, a Glen Rock High School student, was named as a Semifinalist in the 65th annual National Merit® Scholarship Program.

Glen Rock High School Principal John Arlotta, Colin Blake and Lawrence Wolff, Director of Student Personnel Services posed for a picture shortly after the announcement.

Every October, juniors across the country take the PSAT. Those ...

Fair Lawn Students Among Semifinalists in Merit® Scholarship Program

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Three Fair Lawn High School students are Semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

Max Garval, Jordan Mach and Anna Shamis were named among 16,000 other students nationally in competition for 7,600 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $31 million that will be offered next spring.

To be considered for a Merit Scholarship® award, ...

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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, ...

Economic Impact Payments Being Sent by Prepaid Debit Cards, Arrive in Plain Envelope

May 28, 2020

As Economic Impact Payments continue to be successfully delivered, the Internal Revenue Service today reminds taxpayers that some payments are being sent by prepaid debit card. The debit cards arrive in a plain envelope from “Money Network Cardholder Services.” 

Nearly 4 million people are being sent their Economic Impact Payment by prepaid debit card, instead of paper check.

Employers Can Grant Paid Leave for COVID-19

Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, employers can grant paid leave for an employee to take care of their health needs related to COVID-19 or to care for their family members. This relief helps ensure employees are not forced to choose between being paid or staying home to care for themselves, a child or other family member.

In addition to the relief for employees, businesses can ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

Body of Paterson Youth Found Underneath Broadway, Apparent Drowning

May 27, 2020

ELMWOOD PARK, NJ - A 17-year-old Paterson boy was found underneath Broadway floating in the Passaic River on the Elmwood Park/Paterson border, according to Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella, on Sunday, May 24 at approximately 11:20 a.m.

Subsequent to an autopsy, the cause of death was determined to be drowning. Although a preliminary investigation indicates the death is not suspicious, ...

NJ Restaurant Creates Blueprint to Reopen Safely When Pandemic Regulations Relax

May 27, 2020

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- TAPintoTV spoke with Rocco Petriello, General Manager of the Grain & Cane Restaurant, to learn how they have adapted to serve their customers during the pandemic and their developing plans for returning to business once New Jersey enters into a new phase of reopening. 

Grain & Cane focuses on homestyle cuisine with American influences. Now that the ...

NJ Business Leader Discusses the Importance of Community and Client Engagement During the Pandemic

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV recently spoke with Marcella Gencarelli, Entrepreneur and Business Leader, about her experience heading up several professional organizations in New Jersey. She shared her perspective on what small businesses are looking for as they learn to navigate a new way of working during the pandemic.  

Currently, Gencarelli is the Vice President and Manager of ...

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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 ...

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 ...