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Hasbrouck Heights Woman Charged with Money Laundering and Theft

May 7, 2021

HACKENSACK, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights resident Maribel Rios, aka Maribel Roche, was arrested on charges of money laundering and theft, announced Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella.  The arrest was the result of an investigation conducted by the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office under the direction of Chief Jason Love and the Bogota Police Department under the direction of ...

Former Hasbrouck Heights Doctor Has Medical License Revoked, Per NJ AG

NEWARK, NJ - A former Hasbrouck Heights physician is permanently barred from practicing medicine in New Jersey, according to an announcement from Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal. 

Under a Final Consent Order filed Wednesday, the medical license of Dr. Carl J. Renner, 66, has been permanently revoked by the State Board of Medical Examiners (the “Board”). As part of his plea ...

NJ Serial Killer Confesses to 1974 Murder of Teens "on Their Way to a Paramus Mall": Bergen County Prosecutor

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — Serial killer Richard Cottingham, dubbed "The Torso Killer," admitted to the 1974 murders of Mary Ann Pryor and Lorraine Kelly after he picked them up from Broad Avenue, Ridgefield, as they attempted to get to a "Paramus shopping mall," according to Wikipedia history and county law enforcement.

The Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella ...

Wrestling Coach With North Jersey Connections Indicted for Sex Crimes

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -  A central New Jersey wrestling coach and Special Education teacher has been charged with numerous counts of multiple sex crimes and avoidance of arrest and prosecution.  John DeNuto coached at 15 public and Catholic high schools and township youth programs in central New Jersey, including CJA Wrestling of East Brunswick, South Brunswick High ...

Bergen County Officials Investigating Two Deaths in North Arlington

HACKENSACK/NORTH ARLINGTON - The North Arlington Police Department and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit are investigating the deaths of two individuals found inside an apartment on Garden Terrace in North Arlington, it was announced by Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella on Wednesday night.

North Arlington Police responded to the apartment at 5:40 p.m.

Bergen Prosecutor Confirms Murder/Suicide in Carlstadt Investigation

CARLSTADT/HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella announced that an investigation found James T. Cox of Carlsadt murdered his ex-wife, 34-year-old Massiel S. Deoleo of Mahwah, NJ, and afterward committed suicide.

On Saturday, April 3, at approximately 11:48 a.m., the Carlstadt Police Department received a phone call from a family member of Deoleo reporting her ...

Local and County Officials Investigating Carlstadt Murder-Suicide

CARLSTADT, NJ - The Bergen County Prosecutor's Office issued a preliminary statement about a murder-suicide that occurred in Carlstadt on Saturday evening.

The Carlstadt Police Department and the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit are investigating a murder-suicide that occurred at 601 6th Street, Carlstadt on Saturday, April 3. The female victim was found dead ...

Weed. What You Can and Can Not Do.

NEW JERSEY — With the stroke of a pen in February, New Jersey was one of fifteen states plus Washington DC to legalize recreational marijuana while also decriminalizing it. What that means for many who partake is still a mystery. The feds have yet to legalize it, and each state has unique laws to govern its own legalization. So what exactly does the New ...


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Sunday's COVID-19 Figures from Around New Jersey

May 17, 2021

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Sunday afternoon.

There were 559 new PCR cases reported and 97 antigen tests, with 9 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 882,973 positive PCR cases, 127,786 positive antigen cases, and 23,313 deaths, and ...

Saturday's COVID-19 Figures from NJ

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Saturday afternoon.

There were 847 new PCR cases reported and 140 antigen tests, with 21 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 882,750 positive PCR cases, 127,740 positive antigen cases, and 23,304 deaths, and ...

Friday's COVID-19 Numbers from NJ

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state on Friday afternoon.

There were 766 new PCR cases reported and 157 antigen tests, with 30 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 882,199 positive PCR cases, 127,645 positive antigen cases, and 23,284 deaths, and ...

Hasbrouck Heights Preserving Our Planet Poster Contest Winners

May 3, 2021

The Hasbrouck Heights Environmental Commission and Hasbrouck Heights Green Team is pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Preserving our Planet poster contest.

Third Graders:

· Sofia Tomlin (Corpus Christie) 

· Nicole Zgoda (Euclid) 

· Donatella Sentore (Lincoln) 

Fourth Graders:

· George ...

6 Tasty Ideas for Your Next Backyard Party

May 16, 2021

As the weather turns warmer and more people become comfortable getting together, it’s a great time to plan an outdoor party.

Here are six ideas for your next gathering, with tasty suggestions for what to serve:

Movie Night: Set up the projector, place out some comfy seating and have individual boxes of movie candy ready. For something fancy, put out bowls of truffled popcorn: ...

Local Journalists Grapple with New Era of ‘All Politics is National’

Like it or not, the idea that “all politics is local'' is no longer reality. Instead, local government has been poisoned by the toxic political environment once confined at the state and federal levels.

Local reporters used to be shielded from the national political discourse, in part because municipal elections typically don’t include Rs or Ds next to candidate ...

The Benefits of Local Advertising

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When marketing your services or products, the best place to start is right in the community you serve. Your local community is full of potential new and returning customers, and that market is essential for you to sustain and grow. 

Local marketing is trending, and now more than ever it is important for your business to be prominent in your local market.

According ...

TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...

Memorial Day Travel Expected to Rebound in 2021

May 17, 2021

WAYNE, NJ — AAA expects a significant rebound in the number of Americans planning to travel this Memorial Day weekend. From May 27 through May 31, more than 37 million people are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home, an increase of 60% from last year when only 23 million traveled, the lowest on record since AAA began recording in 2000.

The anticipated strong increase in demand ...