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HS Golf: Hasbrouck Heights Girls Compete in Girls NJIC Championships

May 12, 2021

PARAMUS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights golfers Elisha Santos and Angela Ndocaj competed for in the NJIC Girls Championship at Orchard Hills Golf Course in Paramus on Tuesday afternoon.  The championship is competed on an individual basis over nine holes.

Santos shot a 65 to finish in 14th place.  Ndocaj finished in a three-way tie for 21st with a 79.

Head coach Dan Pignatiello was ...

HS Baseball: St. Mary Upsets Wood-Ridge, 4-2

RUTHERFORD, NJ - St. Mary (Rutherford) rallied for four runs in the bottom of the fifth to lead the Gaels to a 4-2 victory over Wood-Ridge Tuesday in an NJIC Meadowlands Division game at Tamblyn Field in Rutherford. 

The win pushes St. Mary’s record to 6-3 overall, and 5-1 in the Meadowlands.  Wood-Ridge falls to 13-2 overall and 3-2 in the Meadowlands. 

Wood-Ridge took ...

HS Boys Tennis: Hasbrouck Heights Improves to 6-1 With Win Over Becton

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Hasbrouck Heights improved to 6-1 on the season with a 5-0 win over Becton Regional in a NJIC Meadowlands Boys Tennis match on Monday afternoon at the Neal McCarthy Courts at Hasbrouck Heights High School.

Damiano DeCandia bounced back from losing the opening set in his match, 6-3, winning the last two sets, 6-4, 6-0 in what was the most competitive match of the ...

HS Softball: Hasbrouck Heights Defeats Weehawken, 7-3

WEEHAWKEN, NJ - Elizabeth Connelly drove in two runs and Maria Manis had two hits as Hasbrouck Heights rallied to beat Weehawken, 7-3, in an NJIC Meadowlands softball game Monday afternoon in Weehawken.  

Meghan Stellhorn picked up the win for the Lady Aviators, limiting Weehawken to five hits and three runs in picking up her third win of the season. She struck out six while ...

HS Baseball: Hasbrouck Heights' Peterson No Hits Weehawken

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Anthony Peterson no-hit Weehawken over five innings and the Hasbrouck Heights bats erupted for 14 runs as the Aviators rolled to a 14-0 victory on Monday afternoon at Depken Field.   Peterson did not walk a batter and struck out in pitching his five-inning no-hitter.

The Aviators broke the game open immediately, scoring two in the first and five in the second ...

HS Softball: Wood-Ridge Downs Wallington, 7-4

WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Leah Reiter had three hits and two runs batted in, as Wood-Ridge defeated Wallington, 7-4, in a NJIC Meadowlands softball game Monday afternoon at Wallington High School.  

Emma Baker and Amanda DiMase each added two hits and two RBIs in the effort.

Brooke Biamonte picked up the win, limiting Wallington to four runs, striking out 11 batters while not issuing a ...

HS Football: Hasbrouck Heights Lohrmann Chooses Caldwell

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - Another Hasbrouck Heights football player, and another member of the Lohrmann family, has chosen Caldwell University to continue both their football and academic careers.

Hasbrouck Heights senior Christopher Lohrmann has announced that his following his brother Michael to Caldwell University, were they will once again be teammates, this time for Caldwell’s Sprint ...

HS Track: Bergen Tech Boys Fifth at Bergen County Relays

ORADELL, NJ  - Three second place relay finishes led the Bergen Tech boys track team to a fifth place finish in the Jack Yockers Bergen County Relays Friday and Saturday at River Dell High School.  

In the overall standings, the Knights finished in a tie with Fair Lawn for fifth place with 42 points in the boys standings of Division A, finishing behind Ridgewood (119 points), ...

HS Track: Hasbrouck Heights Girls Win County Relays, Boys Third

RIVER DELL, NJ - The Hasbrouck Heights girls track team recorded a resounding victory on Saturday in the C Division of the Bergen County Relays, while the boys team finished third, just four points away from also capturing the title.

The girls defeated second place Rutherford by a score of 147 to 67, with Westwood third with 64 points.  Cresskill, with 85 points, captured the boys C ...

HS Baseball: Hasbrouck Heights Hammers Lyndhurst 13-2

LYNDHURST, NJ - Anthony Peterson drove in three runs and Tristan Govea two as Hasbrouck Heights defeated Lyndhurst, 13-2, Saturday evening in Lyndhurst. Senior Connor Friedel picked up the complete game victory for the Aviators.

Hasbrouck Heights struck first, with Govea leading off the game with a single, stealing second base, moving to third on a wild pitch before scoring on Peterson’s ...


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Tuesday's COVID-19 Numbers from Around NJ

May 12, 2021

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

There were 858 new PCR cases reported and 169 antigen tests, with 31 new deaths. Statewide, there are now 881,171 positive PCR cases, 127,436 positive antigen cases, and 23,201 deaths, and 2,640 probable COVID-19 ...

Monday's COVID-19 Numbers from Around NJ

TRENTON, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the latest COVID-19 figures from around the state during his Monday afternoon press briefing where he announced the state will begin releasing vaccine data by municipality. 

There were 459 new PCR cases reported and 106 antigen tests, with 10 new deaths. Statewide, there are now ...

New Jersey Now Reports Vaccination Data by Town; Murphy Says NFL Games Could Have Greater Capacity in the Fall

NEW JERSEY -- Touting the benefits of vaccination in curbing the spread of COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy at his press briefing today said that he anticipates that the CDC and the FDA will give the green light to Pfizer’s emergency use authorization application to vaccinate adolescents between the ages of 12 to 15. Murphy added that the New Jersey Dept. of Health is currently ...

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 ...

U.S. Census 2020: NJ Retains Congressional Seats

April 28, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC. - Datasets from the 2020 U.S. Census Bureau were released Monday, indicating the resident U.S. population on April 1, 2020, was 331,449,281, up 22,703,743 from 308,745,538 ten years earlier; the number represents the total number of people residing in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The 7.4% population growth in the U.S. is the second slowest since 1940.

Secretary ...

Find Your Green Thumb: NJ Experts Offer Tips for Starting a Kitchen Garden

May 8, 2021

NEW JERSEY — They don’t call this The Garden State for nothing.

Want to bring out your inner green thumb this season? There’s no better time than now to get started on a kitchen garden.

“There is no mastery of gardening, you just get better at guessing,” said Bloomfield’s L. Be. Sholar, who offers gardening tips on her blog, Farm-Based ...

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 ...

Veteran TAPinto Franchisee Launches TAPinto Raritan Bay

SAYREVILLE, NJ - Longtime TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood franchisee John Mooney is taking his talents to the banks of the Raritan. After spending years growing TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood into one of the networks top 5 most-visited sites, Mooney is officially launching TAPinto Raritan Bay, covering Sayreville and South Amboy, N.J.

“Since I am familiar with Sayreville-South Amboy and ...