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New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Begins Following Court's Ruling

December 6, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's black bear hunt began Tuesday afternoon, following a ruling by the Appellate Division of the state Superior Court.

After lasting for three hours on Tuesday, the hunt will be open from 12 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday December 7 through Saturday, December 10.

The hunt was reinstated last month and was then stopped last week following a court ...

New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Halted Following Judge's Ruling

TRENTON, NJ — Just days before it was set to begin, a judge has stopped New Jersey's black bear hunt.

Three animal rights groups, including the Animal Protection League of New Jersey, claimed a loophole was used to reinstate the hunt and went to court.

State Appellate Division Judge Lisa Rose announced the decision Wednesday. In her ruling, bear hunt opponents have until Friday ...

New State Law Requires Schools to Submit Digital Maps to Law Enforcement

TRENTON, NJ — Starting in the 2023-24 school year, all schools in New Jersey will have to submit digital maps of their campuses to law enforcement.

Gov. Phil Murphy signed S-2426 into law Wednesday. It requires the information to be submitted next year and updated regularly with copies given to designated law enforcement.

"We have seen, time and time again, public mass shootings ...

New Jersey to Begin Independent Review of COVID-19 Response

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has announced the start of an independent review into New Jersey's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The COVID-19 pandemic was one of the biggest challenges our State — and nation — has ever faced,” Murphy said in a news release.

More than 35,000 people in New Jersey died from COVID-19, according to state ...

New Jersey Residents Invited to Drumthwacket for Holiday Open Houses

PRINCETON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy are inviting New Jersey residents to visit Drumthwacket, the Governor's official residence in Princeton, during the holidays.

The Drumthwacket Foundation has teamed up with a number garden clubs from around the state, for "The Holidays at Drumthwacket." Guests will be able to see each public room in the first ...

New Jersey Reinstates Black Bear Hunt Following Increased Sightings

TRENTON, NJ — The New Jersey Fish and Game Council voted Tuesday to reinstate the state's black bear hunt.

Gov. Phil Murphy, who previously opposed the hunt, says the decision was needed due to a significant increase in bear sightings around the state.

From January to October 2022, compared to the same time last year, bear incidents are up 237% in the state, according to the ...

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Englewood Health Earns Top Teaching Hospital Award from the Leapfrog Group

December 7, 2022

ENGLEWOOD, NJ - Englewood Health has been named a Top Teaching Hospital by the Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization dedicated to healthcare quality and safety. 

This marks the fifth year Englewood Health has received the Top Teaching Hospital award. Of the over 2,200 hospitals considered by the Leapfrog Group, Englewood Health was one of just 58 to earn this ...

Englewood Health Named a Best Hospital for Maternity Care by U.S. News & World Report

ENGLEWOOD, NJ - Englewood Health has been named one of the best hospitals in the country for maternity care by U.S. News & World Report. 

In its annual Best Hospitals for Maternity list, U.S. News rated Englewood Health “High Performing,” their highest quality rating for maternity care. Fewer than half of all hospitals considered for the list earned this ...

Planning the Details of Your Home Renovation with a Renovation Advisor

While making the decision to renovate is a big one, the other important aspect is in the details of the planning. As your Renovation Advisor, I keep you organized and on task, helping you to prioritize decision-making. Once you start working with the architect and the builder things start to get real, and you may begin to feel a bit out of your depth.

That’s when it is great to know you ...

Englewood Health Paramedic Named “Paramedic of the Year” by New Jersey Office of Emergency Medical Services

ENGLEWOOD, NJ — Englewood Health paramedic Kevin Trainor was named Paramedic of the Year at the National Conference on Emergency Medical Services (EMS).  

Trainor—who is an EMS supervisor at Englewood Health and has been a member of the team since 2011—was honored by the New Jersey Office of EMS at a ceremony held earlier this month. 

“Kevin ...

Glen Rock Police Blotter - Dec. 6, 2022

December 7, 2022

During the period between November 28 through December 4, 2022, members of the GRPD handled 251 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

12-02-2022 - 4:08 AM – A resident on the 700 block of Harristown Road was awoken by an unknown male subject at their front door. According to the complainant the subject appeared to be a thin male wearing a dark jacket. The resident did ...

Fair Lawn High School Unveils Its Military Tribute

December 7, 2022

FAIR LAWN, NJ - After a few years of careful planning and much dedication, Fair Lawn High School unveiled its military tribute inside the front foyer and outside the school along Berdan Avenue.

On Veterans Day, November 11, while students were off and teachers were attending their annual convention in Atlantic City, many gathered to see the tribute.

Dena DeSantis, a guidance counselor, ...

CareRite Now at Select Inserra Supermarkets 

WALLINGTON, NJ - Bergen New Bridge Center is opening a new CareRite, a health clinic inside select ShopRites, with the first being in Wallington on November 30.

"Now" centers will be in select Inserra Supermarkets throughout Bergen County.

Inserra Supermarkets ShopRite of Wallington, 375 Paterson Avenue, Wallington, is holding a free event with giveaways, t-shirts, refreshments, ...

A Hotter New Jersey and Heated Politics to Look Forward to?

UNION, NJ — The moderator for a round table about New Jersey’s future issues jokingly put it in perspective when he said the conversation was going to be “a panel of formers talking about the future.”  

But the conference at Kean University sponsored by the state’s largest utility -- Public Service Electric & Gas -- had a lot of “formers” ...

Planning the Details of Your Home Renovation with a Renovation Advisor

December 4, 2022

While making the decision to renovate is a big one, the other important aspect is in the details of the planning. As your Renovation Advisor, I keep you organized and on task, helping you to prioritize decision-making. Once you start working with the architect and the builder things start to get real, and you may begin to feel a bit out of your depth.

That’s when it is great to know you ...

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Exclusive Sponsorship Opportunities with TAPinto Can Help Your Business

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Why do businesses sponsor sporting events, township recreation events, and other initiatives?  Of course, they sponsor to show their public support. But there’s much more to it.  

Importantly, business owners want to align their business’s brand with the reputation and credibility of the event or initiative they are sponsoring. They ...