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Glen Rock Locals Talk About How to Retire...and Stay in Glen Rock

June 8, 2021

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Will you be able to retire, and stay in town? That's the question local officials will discuss Thursday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. Link to register for Zoom meeting. 

Mayor Kristine Morieko, Curious Reader bookstore owner Jim Morgan, and estate lawyer Nicholas Stratton will be on hand in a Zoom meeting to talk about retirement in Glen Rock. Regina Egea, president ...

Bergen County Operated Senior Activity Centers Re-Open to the Public Today

HACKENSACK, NJ — Bergen County Senior Activity Centers have re-opened to the public as of today, Monday, June 7.

“Pandemic isolation was especially hard on our Bergen County Seniors during these past 15 months,” said Executive Tedesco. “Throughout the pandemic, our staff checked on seniors regularly to help protect and watch for potential signs ...

Glen Rock Seniors Are Back! Sign-Up for One of Four Upcoming Trips

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Probably one of the happiest groups of people to be out and about again are the community seniors. They're meeting again, and they're planning fall trips.

Buses leave from Wilde Memorial Park, 683 Maple Avenue, opposite the Glen Rock Fire Department.

All participants must be fully vaccinated.

Reservations can be made by calling the number shown or by emailing: ...

Fair Lawn Happy Seniors Offer August, September Trips

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Happy Seniors are indeed happy that things are opening up after COVID-19, and they are moving ahead, planning trips and inviting other seniors to come along. See two trips listed below.

HAPPY SENIORS DAY TRIP AUGUST 11

Summer Picnic Arrival: 10:30 a.m.--Buttermilk Biscuit, Scone & Coffee

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.--Franks, Sauerkraut Grilled Hamburgers/Cheeseburgers ...

Fair Lawn's Age-Friendly Coordinator Working on Senior Issues as Bergen County Celebrates Older Americans Month

FAIR LAWN, NJ – The Borough Council approved extending its Fair Lawn for All Ages coordinator through the summer, renewing the position through a grant.

Lisa MacClements is Fair Lawn's Age-Friendly Coordinator and has been working with the borough through the last year getting program information to seniors and working with Meals on Wheels to get nutrition out to seniors, especially ...

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A few days ago, I was looking through photos from my childhood and I started reminiscing about family members who have passed or with whom I’ve lost contact. One memory was front and center because it jarred strong emotions within me.

My father’s cousin was a wonderful man who was a high level production executive for the ABC television network. He started as an elevator operator ...

Englewood Health Performs 1000th Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

June 14, 2021

Englewood, NJ — The heart valve team at Englewood Hospital successfully performed its 1000th transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure on a patient suffering from aortic stenosis, a debilitating type of heart disease. Initially one of the first hospitals in New Jersey to offer the procedure following its approval by the FDA in 2011, Englewood has become one of the leading TAVR ...

TAPinto's 2021 General Election Policies

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All candidates are provided the same opportunities to utilize TAPinto to market their candidacies.  All candidates are charged the same amount for the same marketing vehicle. 

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Glen Rock Police Blotter - June 13, 2021

June 13, 2021

During the period between June 7 and June 13, 2021 members of the GRPD handled 365 calls for service, the highlights of which included:

6-8-2021 - 10:41 AM – A resident of Lowell Road reported a theft of $4,300.00.  The resident stated that they had hired a company to purchase and install a generator for their home in August of 2020.  The company cashed a check from the ...

Glen Rock Memorial Day Service Honors Local Veterans

June 1, 2021

GLEN ROCK, NJ — The borough honored its veterans on May 31 at its memorial wall outside of borough hall, 1 Harding Place. The rainy weather that characterized Memorial Day Weekend this year cleared just in time for the commemoration.

Gottheimer Honors Memorial Day & American Heroes at Fair Lawn Parade

FAIR LAWN, NJ — U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) took part in the Fair Lawn Memorial Day Parade to honor all those who made the ultimate sacrifice for the country.

Restaurants Offer Entertainment, Outdoor Spaces to Bring Back Diners

June 14, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Indoor dining is back at full capacity in restaurants around the Garden State. But while some diners have been eager to get back inside, many have gotten out of the habit, and some still eye gathering maskless indoors with trepidation.

To woo diners back, some restaurants are turning to enhanced outdoor spaces, live entertainment and good old-fashioned fun.

Khris Raina, ...

Passaic Valley High School Celebrates 80 Years of Excellence with Mayors Panel

June 9, 2021

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Executive Producer of East Main Media and TAPintoTV, Brian Brodeur, hosted a panel discussion to celebrate Passaic Valley Regional High School’s 80 Years of Excellence.

The panel was moderated by Alexandra Paese, Passaic Valley Class of 2021, and consisted of Totowa Mayor, John Coiro, Passaic Valley Class of 1977, Little Falls Mayor James Damiano, Passaic Valley Class ...

Bergen County Sheriff's Office Arrests 14 ICE Protesters at Bergen County Jail

June 9, 2021

HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Sheriff’s Officers arrested 14 individuals on numerous charges, relating to criminal trespassing on to the property of the Bergen County Jail, obstructing government vehicles from entering and exiting the sally port for individuals being booked into the Bergen County Jail and refusing a lawful order to disperse on Tuesday.

The protesters ...

Recall Alert: Beech-Nut Recalls Single Grain Rice Cereal

June 13, 2021

Beech-Nut Nutrition has issued a voluntary recall of one lot of Beech-Nut Stage 1, Single Grain Rice Cereal, announced the company. The recall resulted from a routine sampling program from the production lot of Beech-Nut Stage 1, Single Grain Rice Cereal which tested above the guidance level for naturally occurring inorganic arsenic.

The product being recalled was distributed nationally, ...

Two Males Pulled from Darlington Lake; One Pronounced Deceased

June 13, 2021

HACKENSACK NJ - A 20 and 21-year-old male were pulled out of Darlington Lake Thursday evening, according to the Bergen County Sheriff. Both were treated and one was transported to Valley Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

The 21-year-old victim and male companion weren’t permitted to be in the lake, which is open for swimming only on weekends this time of year, ...

How To Increase Customer Engagement

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The main goal of any advertising campaign is to engage with customers as effectively and often as possible. You want them to see your business and remember the name while creating a positive relationship with them.  Creating an engagement marketing strategy is how your business can stay at the forefront of your audience’s mind and generate business from them ...

TAPinto's Featured Marketing Partner: Edison Heating and Cooling

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Local communities are TAPinto’s specialty, and when it comes to marketing your business to these small areas, few places are better to partner with.

That’s why Mike Iarrapino, CEO of Edison Heating and Cooling, chose to market with TAPinto and continues to do so nearly seven years later.

“I decided to partner with TAPinto because they reached Edison ...

Take Time To Get Lost In A Story: 5 Book Genres For You To Enjoy

Just as exercising is good for physical health, flexing your mental muscles is vital - especially as you age. Reading daily is a wonderful way to give your brain a workout. It stimulates your imagination, engages your concentration and memory, and allows you to learn something new.

Whether you prefer holding a book, using a tablet, or listening to audiobooks, diving into stories you enjoy is ...

Recipe Swaps: 6 Healthier Versions of Classic Cakes

Incorporating healthier meal choices into our daily lives is a great way to stay committed to overall wellness. These healthy options aren’t only available for your main course - desserts like indulgent cakes can easily retain all of the flavors while focusing on healthy ingredients. If you’re eager to swap some traditional ingredients like refined sugar and flour, fats, and added ...

Sprinkler System on the Fritz? Tips and Tricks for What to Fix and When to Call

Outdoor sprinkler system on the fritz with summer around the corner? Here are seven tips and tricks for fixing it yourself and when to call the pros.

Assess and Adjust Sprinkler Heads
The first clue to any sprinkler system problem is usually a sprinkler head that’s not performing optimally. Maybe it won’t raise or lower, it’s spraying unevenly, or it’s not spraying the ...

Upgrade Your Patio for Under $100

As the weather warms up and we all head outside, you may be envisioning an updated patio space to gather with your friends and family. While some outdoor items can be pricey, many simple updates are budget-friendly while making a big impact. If you’re ready to transform your outdoor space without spending a fortune, here are five of the best ways to get started.

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Celebrate Dad with These 4 Fun Ideas

With Father’s Day fast approaching and the possibility of gatherings and parties becoming more likely in many areas, the time is perfect for a celebration that highlights Dad’s favorites and creates a lasting memory for family and friends. If you’re eager to plan something special, here are four ways to celebrate Dad that your guests won’t soon forget!

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Shop Your Home for Living Room Décor Updates

Planning to host an event includes prepping your spaces - cleaning, decorating, designing - if it’s not in the cards to overhaul your living room décor this year, you don’t have to give up on a new look entirely. Shop your home for items that need a new life in your living room; sometimes, a change of location is all that you need to highlight beloved treasures by pulling them ...

Fresh Air and Fitness: 4 Outdoor Workouts for Every Level

Fresh air and fitness – a great combination for any wellness routine! As the weather warms up, consider adding some outdoor workouts to your regular exercise regimen. New surroundings can often make the same moves feel more challenging and exciting, so heading out to your backyard is an easy way to refresh any routine that’s starting to feel repetitive. Here are four great outdoor ...

Spa Day at Home: How to Choose the Best Face Mask for Your Skin

More than ever, home skincare routines are the best way to take advantage of spa-quality products to give you clear, glowing, refreshed skin. Face masks are a great addition to any skincare routine, and regular use (2-3 times per week), can make a noticeable impact on your skin’s health. For everything you need to know when choosing a face mask, read on!

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