'March for Our Lives' Rally Comes to Hackensack, Local Students Attend DC March

March 27, 2018

HACKENSACK, NJ -- While hundreds of local residents descended on the county courthouse this Saturday to attend one of several "March for Our Lives" rallies planned throughout the state, a group of Hackensack High School students took it a step further -- they rode a bus to Washington D.C. to join hundreds of thousands at the largest of the events. Held in response to the school ...

Travel Fun - Senators Cory Booker is Bested by Senator Jeff Flake in a Snowball Fight on Capital Hill

WASHINGTON, DC - Senators Jeff Flake of Arizona and Cory Booker of New Jersey had a spirited snow ball fight in front of Capital Hill.  This combines multiple things that we like at TAPintoTravels.  It includes extended work travel, a great tourist city, and two grown men having fun.

Is it immature?  A little. Is it funny?  Definitely.

The sad part is Cory got bested by ...

Midland Park Godwin School Students Brush Away the Winter Blues

MIDLAND PARK, NJ - Dr. Eric Veenstra and Ana Veenstra shared good dental hygiene practices with Godwin School second-graders earlier in March.  

According to principal Danielle Bache, the doctor and Ana reviewed with students how to brush and floss properly.  

"Students sorted foods that help and hurt our teeth," Bache ...

In Midland Park, It Takes a Pig, As Well As A Village, To Raise Good Readers

MIDLAND PARK, NJ - Godwin School students in grades kindergarten through fourth grade participated in the "One School One Book" assembly earlier in March.

According to principal Danielle Bache, the school is reading "Adventures of a South Pole Pig."

Dunkin, a two-year-old pot belly pig from Farm Chicks, visited the school.  

Winter Storm Doesn't Deter Impromptu Ceremony on Rosie the Riveter Day

WOOD-RIDGE, NJ -- The fourth nor'easter to hit the region didn't deter a few hearty souls from hosting an impromptu ceremony of National Rosie the Riveter Day in the Wesmont section of Wood-Ridge. The official commemoration scheduled for 4 p.m. had been postponed due to the weather.

‘National Rosie the Riveter Day,’ is a national day of recognition for the millions of ...

Health Alert: Child with Measles Traveled to Newark Airport on March 12

TRENTON, NJ — If you were at Newark Liberty International Airport on Monday, March 12 between 12:45 and 9 p.m., you may have been exposed to measles and should contact your health care provider

The N.J. Department of Health has issued a public health alert after a child with a confirmed case of measles — a highly contagious disease — arrived in Terminal B at Newark Liberty ...

Hasbrouck Heights' Coach Gabriele -- A Coach for All Seasons

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - The full-time start of baseball season will have to wait one more week for Hasbrouck Heights baseball coach Pat Gabriele. Gabriele, in his second year as head coach of the Aviators after replacing Rocky Minichiello a season ago, will be spending the weekend in Salem, Virginia, on the bench of the Ramapo College men’s basketball team.

Ramapo advanced to ...

Paterson Parents Invited to Rally for a 'Fair Contract'

PATERSON, NJ- Working without a contact for the entirety of the current academic year, the Paterson Education Association (PEA), the union that represents more than 3,100 teachers and other district staff, has scheduled a rally to take place on Thursday, March 8.

In a letter to parents that was shared with TAPinto Paterson, PEA President John McEntee said that they "care about the many ...

Hackensack Teen Pleads Guilty to 'Murder' Threat at School, Faces Seven Years in State Prison

A nineteen-year old Hackensack man has pled guilty to making a series of online threats against Livingston High School, including that he would "murder everyone" at the school, according to an announcement by Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert D. Laurino. Additional charges against city resident John Coulouris include cyber harassment, stalking, invasion of privacy and ...

Hawthorne Firefighters Talk Shop: Challenges and Resident Safety

HAWTHORNE, NJ - TAPinto Hawthorne sat down with some members of Hawthorne’s Rescue Company 5 of the Fire Department.  Chief Joseph Speranza, Captain Joseph Pagnozzi, Lieutenant Kyle Johnson, Firefighter Joseph Gaglione, Firefighter and Company 5 President Jason Goodrich, and Probationary Firefighter Nikolais Filingeri were on hand to talk about the work they do, the challenges they ...

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