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Wood-Ridge Announces Contract With Holy Name to Provide EMT Service

May 21, 2022

WOOD-RIDGE, NJ – The Wood-Ridge Council approved a contract with Holy Name EMS for ambulance services during Wednesday evening's meeting of the Wood-Ridge Borough Council.  The announcement comes one week after the borough of Hasbrouck Heights announced the same arrangement with the hospital.

The Mayor and Council appropriated the necessary funds to undertake the ...

Wood-Ridge Council Approves Ordinance Authorizing Property Acquisition Over Objection

WOOD-RIDGE, NJ – The Wood-Ridge Council approved the acquisition of a portion of 12 Willow Street over the objections of the property manager at Wednesday evening’s meeting at Borough Hall. 

Ordinance 2022-06 was approved by a 5-0 vote of the Wood-Ridge Council. Councilman Dominick Azzolini was not present at the meeting.

The ordinance read:

An ordinance authorizing the ...

Hasbrouck Heights Council Approves Bills, Consent Agenda

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ – The Hasbrouck Heights Council passed the following resolutions at Tuesday’s meeting of the Mayor and Council in the Council Chambers at the Borough Hall.

Bills resolution authorizing payment of $873,039.92 in bills.

Consent Agenda

100.  Payroll

101.  Payment of Fees to State – Dog Licenses

102.  Authorizing Auto Dealer ...

Hasbrouck Heights Council Approves Contract With Holy Name For EMS Services

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ – The Hasbrouck Heights Council authorized a contract with Holy Name EMS, a New Jersey nonprofit corporation, to undertake Basic Life Support service to the Borough, including, but not limited to communications 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and the transportation of patients to the nearest appropriate hospital.

Under the contract,

The Borough will pay Holy ...

Engineer Provides Hasbrouck Heights Council Monthly Update

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ- There were more resignations approved at Tuesday’s meeting of the Hasbrouck Heights Mayor and  Council held in Borough Chambers.

As part of Communications, it was announced that the Thomas D. Flinn was resigning as the Municipal Prosecutor for the Borough of Hasbrouck Heights.  No replacement was announced at the meeting.

Acting Fire Chief sent ...

Hasbrouck Heights CFO Presents 2022 Budget to Mayor, Council and Public

HABSROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ – Hasbrouck Heights Borough Chief Financial Officer David Sireci presented the 2022 budget at Tuesday evening’s meeting of the Hasbrouck Heights Mayor and Council.  The budget was adopted by a 5-0 vote, as Councilman Christopher Hillmann was not at the meeting.  A PowerPoint presentation detailing the budget was available to all those in ...

Hasbrouck Heights Moves Closer to Opening Walter Ave Parking Lot

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights to moving closer to the opening of the parking lot on Walter Avenue, it was announced during the Hasbrouck Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce's May meeting.

According to Councilman Ron Kistner, Council Liaison to the Chamber, the borough is waiting on final signage to be delivered and installed. There are 21 total spots including ...

Wood-Ridge Council Passes Three Ordinances

WOOD-RIDGE, NJ – The Wood-Ridge Council passed three ordinances on second and final reading at the Wednesday meeting of the Mayor and Council.  

The Council passed ordinance 2022-4 allowing the Borough to exceed its Municipal Budget Appropriation to establish a Cap Bank. A “cap bank” allows the governing body to “bank” the permission it was given to ...

Hasbrouck Heights Announces DPW Retirement, Promotions

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ – Personnel matters once again were at the forefront of Tuesday’s meeting of the Hasbrouck Heights Mayor and Council held in the Council Chambers at Borough Hall. 

During the Communications Section of the meeting, the retirement of DPW Foreman Angelo Roccamo was announced, as well as the retirement of Michael Ratkowski from the Hasbrouck Heights Fire ...

Wood-Ridge Mayor and Council Present Dan Mannarino with the Key to the City

WOOD-RIDGE, NJ – The Wood-Ridge Council presented Dan Mannarino, an Emmy-Award winning journalist and news anchor for PIX 11 News with a key to the city at Wednesday’s meeting.

Mannarino, a Wood-Ridge native, is a multiple time Emmy Award-winning anchor for the PIX Morning News, which airs weekdays.  Councilman Ezio Altamura suggested the award to Mayor Paul Sarlo and the ...


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Spencer Savings Bank Honored With “Company Of The Year” Award By Gateway Chamber

May 10, 2022

Spencer Savings Bank was recently honored with the “Company Of The Year” award, by the Gateway Regional Chamber of Commerce, at its 110th annual awards dinner at the Marriott Hotel in Newark, NJ. The bank was honored for its support given to the business community facing economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

“We are very honored to receive the ...

Governor Murphy Visits Hackensack, Announces American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program at HFD

May 17, 2022

HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, according to a news release from the Governor's office. 

“Confronted by new ...

City of Hackensack Could See Two Cannabis Cultivators in Town if this City Ordinance Passes

HACKENSACK, NJ - Hackensack’s City Council is looking to amend a section of the Zoning Code to allow for two cannabis cultivating businesses within the city’s cannabis cultivation overlay zone. 

The original zoning overlay would allow for one cannabis cultivator with a Class 1 license from the Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) to operate in the zone. According to the ...

Jack McGreevey, a No-Nonsense Supporter of Veterans, Dead at 93

May 12, 2022

CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12.

He was 93.

Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the 19th legislative district, serving in the legislative office since 1998. He proudly wore his ...

Something New for Summer 2022 in LBI

May 19, 2022

LBI Region, NJ - With Readjusting schedules and returning to routines, it is more important than ever for a trip to beach, and taking in all the benefits of the Jersey Coast. Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members invite you to find something new in 2022, and share in its 108th summer sharing memories and creating new experiences. Whether this is your first visit or a familiar ...

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...

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 ...

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