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Murphy Cutting Back COVID-19 Press Briefings to 3 Days A Week

July 6, 2020

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s daily coronavirus press briefings, which began in March, will now be held three days a week, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday afternoon. 

“Unless you hear otherwise, and sadly given the world right now in the state of COVID in the country we may shift courses, but we're going to go to a Monday, Wednesday, Friday schedule beginning ...

Recent COVID-19 Transmission Flare-Up Could Hit Pause on NJ's Reopening

TRENTON, NJ  — Newly-released COVID-19 figures that show New Jersey may be heading in the wrong direction and could mean the state will be forced to remain in Stage 2 of its recovery plan longer than expected.

Governor Phil Murphy and Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said during the state’s coronavirus press briefing Monday that the rate of ...

Mayor Goldberg Reports Successes, Urges Residents to Continue Wearing Masks and Social Distance

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor Goldberg has released his new letter advising the borough of developments with respect to the pandemic.

Dear Friends,

Our numbers remained the same over the weekend: 437 total cases, 20 fatalities, and 1 active case down from 2. We, in Hawthorne, are crushing the curve. Keep using your masks and continue socially distancing.

We continue to work at the Municipal ...

Wagaraw Road Site of Multiple Vehicle Crash Wednesday Afternoon

July 1, 2020

HAWTHORNE, NJ - On Wednesday afternoon, a multiple-vehicle collision took place near the shopping center on Wagaraw Road.  The Hawthorne Police Department and EMS responded to the scene.  According to sources, a vehicle fled the scene of the crashes, and a Volkswagen Jetta was thrown into the side of an industrial building, boring a tremendous hole and crushing the front end.  A ...

NJSPBA: Attorney General's Directive "Too Broad"

NEW JERSEY -  Patrick Colligan, State President of the New Jersey Policeman's Benevolent Association, responded to Governor Murphy and Sate Attorney General Grewal's announcement about the planned increase and transparency involved in police discipline today.  Colligan pointed out the inconsistences among the various townships in the state that impact the level of reporting and ...

Police To Name Cops Who Are Disciplined For Serious Violations Under New State Order

TRENTON, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy is hailing a new directive that requires hundreds of law enforcement agencies across the state to reveal the names of cops who have been reprimanded or fired as “a step forward for transparency.”

The order from Attorney General Gurbir Grewal’s office will require all state, county, and local law enforcement agencies to release, at ...

Nature Scenes Celebrate Hawthorne's Wildlife

July 4, 2020

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Holly Cowen and Valerie Maene shared photos of wildlife around the borough with TAPinto Hawthorne.  Whether deer munching flowers, baby mallards and turtles maturing in Goffle Brook, or any of the myriad rabbits running through the yards and backways of Hawthorne, their keen eyes have captured some stunning sights of Hawthorne's "other residents".

Hey ...

Delayed by COVID 19, Cedar of Lebanon Proudly Planted at Hawthorne High School by Shade Tree Commission

HAWTHORNE, NJ - In "normal times", the Hawthorne Shade Tree Commission and the Hawthorne High School Ecology Club had expected to celebrate Arbor Day this past April 24 by planting a Cedar of Lebanon just beside the gymnasium parking lot, the site of a tree that had fallen down some years past.  But with the coronavirus pandemic, those plans had to be delayed until ...

Beautification Work Underway at Goffle Brook Park

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Members of the Passaic County Parks Department have been hard at work this summer with their continued efforts toward the beautification of Goffle Brook Park, despite the high heat and humidity that has slammed New Jersey these last few weeks. 

Whether you are one of the many Hawthorne residents who have been frequenting Arnold's Pond at the northern part of the Goffle ...

​​​​​​​Passaic County Extends Deadline for Small Business Grants

June 30, 2020

PASSAIC COUNTY - Passaic County and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has extended the deadline for business owners to apply for the COVID-19 small business grant to July 8th at 5:00pm.  The original deadline was June 30. 

Small business owners and nonprofit organizations can apply here:

“The grant extension is ...

Murphy Indefinitely Postpones Indoor Dining in New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ -- Although he planned to loosen restrictions on indoor dining in New Jersey on Thursday, July 2, Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 press conference Monday that he will delay the reopening. He provided no timetable of when indoor dining -- even at reduced capacity -- would resume.

Murphy pointed to packed crowds at outdoor bars and restaurants -- with ...

Boys and Girls Club of Hawthorne Reopens

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Boys and Girls Club in Hawthorne has opened again, with limitations in place and new health and safety protocols designed to protect staff and children.  The club recently produced two videos, demonstrating their new drop off and pick up procedures, demonstrating some of the new changes.

The staff members at the Boys and Girls Club wear masks or face shields and each ...

Rutgers, Named for a Slave Owner, Will Keep its Name, Says University's First Black President

July 6, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Even in this era where statues of explorers are being dismantled, schools named after presidents are being rebranded and sports teams are replacing racially insensitive nicknames, don't expect Rutgers to change its name.

The subject was raised to new university president Jonathan Holloway at a news conference on Monday at Winants Hall - the very building Rutgers' ...

Rutgers Will Use Remote Instruction For Majority of Classes, Says President Holloway

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – It took Jonathan Holloway less than a week in his position as Rutgers president to make his first major move, announcing at a news conference that the university will be employing remote instruction for the vast majority of its students in the fall.

Students pursuing disciplines that require the use of university facilities – engineering, performing arts, ...

Hawthorne High School Seniors' Clean-Out Days Announced

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Hawthorne High School Seniors have been advised that on Wednesday, July 8, and Thursday, July 9--depending on their surname's alphabetical placement--they or their parents must appear at the school to return school property and to retrieve their own belongings.  Face masks will be required along with social distancing behavior and enter the Parmelee Avenue-side entrance ...

A Primer for Tuesday's Primary Election

July 6, 2020

HAWTHORNE, NJ - More than a month after the New Jersey primary election was originally scheduled, Hawthorne residents are finally headed to the ballot box — figuratively speaking, that is.

In response to the coronavirus outbreak, this year’s primary election was postponed from June 2 to July 7 and will be conducted predominantly by mail. All registered Democrats and Republicans ...

Hawthorne Green Party Candidate Craig Cayetano Receives Endorsement from Journalist Chris Hedges

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Chris Hedges, a Pulitzer prize winning journalist, visiting lecturer at Princeton, and briefly a Congressional candidate in New Jersey's 12th district, has released an endorsement of the New Jersey Green Party candidates, which include Hawthorne Ward 3 candidate Craig Cayetano, according to a statement. 

The Green Party ticket also includes Howie Hawkins for President ...

June 16 is the Last Day to Register to Vote in July 7 Primary Election

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Today, June 16, is the last day to register to vote in the upcoming July 7 primary election.

According to the New Jersey Department of State, Division of Elections, for someone in Hawthorne to register to vote, a person must be a US citizen, at least 17 years old but may not vote until having reached the age of 18, a resident of Passaic county for 30 days before the election, ...

NJ Restaurant Association CEO Predicts More Closures if Indoor Dining Doesn't Return Soon

July 6, 2020

TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy surprised restaurant owners who had been preparing for the return of indoor dining on Thursday, July 2, by announcing just four days before that indoor seating would be delayed indefinitely. 

Having spent money ordering food, retraining workers, and purchasing PPE and cleaning supplies, restaurant owners were justifiably upset when he postponed the ...

Hawthorne Farmers Market Returns With New Precautionary Measures

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Farmers Market, hosted by the Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce, opened up once again.  This time, however, operations were a little different from previous years, in an attempt to protect vendors and customers amid the coronavirus crisis.  As the vendors set up on the hot summer morning for the first time since last year, they said they were more than happy to be ...

Governor Murphy Signs Bill Limiting Excessive Third-Party Delivery Fees During a State of Emergency

TRENTON, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation (S2437) Friday which limits service fees charged to restaurants by third-party delivery applications and websites during state of emergencies declared by the Governor in response to COVID-19, according to an announcement from his office. The legislation provides relief to restaurants across New Jersey that have faced ...

Cheesecake Leads to Chain Reaction Donation to Glen Rock Dog Park

June 18, 2020

GLEN ROCK, NJ - A local cheesecake merchant on Rock Road has gathered its fee for plastic bags, imposed by the town, and donated it to the borough's non-profit dog park.

Effective January 1, 2020, a Borough Council ordinance went into effect banning retail stores from distributing single-use plastic bags while placing a 10 cent fee on carry-out (plastic or paper) bags. The fee is meant to ...

Food Banks Expect Demand to Remain High for Months as NJ Starts to Reopen

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With unemployment at 15%, thousands will struggle to put their own food on the table, food bank officials say


New Jersey food banks are ...

Prospect Park to Hold Candlelight Vigil and Walk Wednesday

PROSPECT PARK, NJ - The borough which describes itself as "a little town with a big heart" has announced that it will be holding a "Prospect Park United Candlelight Vigil and Walk" on Wednesday, June 10.

The vigil and walk will start at 6:30 p.m. in front of the Municipal Building at 106 Brown Avenue.

"We look forward to our community coming together, standing up ...

Congressman Bill Pascrell Recovering After Sunday Procedure

July 6, 2020

PATERSON, NJ - Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (NJ-09) is expected back to work quickly after a Sunday surgical procedure to clear away blockages in his arteries, according to a statement released by his office Monday.

The statement read that after returning to New Jersey from Washington last week, Pascrell went to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson after experiencing indigestion ...

In Honor of July 4, Flags Return to Full Staff

NEW JERSEY -  Flags in New Jersey will return to full-staff, Governor Murphy announced . The governor has issued Executive Order Number 160 to direct that all flags across the state be flown high beginning Friday July, 3. 

The flag of the United States of America and the flag of New Jersey shall fly at full staff at all State departments, offices, agencies and ...

After Passing a Stopgap Budget, Gov. Phil Murphy and Lawmakers Must Find Billions by October

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After signing a stopgap budget into law Tuesday to keep the state open for another three months, Gov. Phil Murphy and lawmakers must now find funding for several big-ticket items they ...

Prospect Park Will Host Another Blood Drive, Mayor Announces

July 6, 2020

PROSPECT PARK, NJ - Mayor Mohamed Khairullah has announced that the borough will partner with Vitalant - New Jersey for another blood drive.  The drive will be held on Monday, July 20, from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Prospect Park School gymnasium.

"Each year, nearly 5 million Americans need blood transfusions," Khairullah said in a statement.  "Blood helps trauma ...

Will Summer Crowds at the Jersey Shore Unleash a New Wave of COVID-19?

Beachgoers seek normalcy after long lockdown, but not without misgivings about pandemic

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On a warm afternoon at Seaside Heights, Nick Amoresano allowed himself a trip to the beach for the ...

Hawthorne Muslim Community Hosts Red Cross Blood Drive

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The local Ahmadiyya Muslim Community hosted a Red Cross blood drive in their Hawthorne community center Friday.

The North Jersey Chapter, which worships on Wagaraw Road, collected approximately 50 donations during the blood drive that lasted from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

“When COVID-19 started, the Red Cross reached out all over the United States saying there was a ...

Hawthorne Municipal Pool Re-Opens

July 2, 2020

HAWTHORNE, NJ - A family lined up on designated spots at the entrance of the municipal pool as "Boys of Summer" by Don Henley played over the loudspeakers. Today was the first day the borough opened the gates of the pool to its residents, and there were plenty of people who decided to beat the heat and take a dip.

Signs were posted informing visitors of the pool's new safety ...

Through Front Porch Project St. Joseph's Nurse Finds Giving Back A Snap

PATERSON, NJ – Finding a way to give back during the COVID-19 pandemic for a nurse at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center was a snap – literally.

During the outbreak’s peak in early April, Kristie Spindler, who has worked in the labor and delivery department for the past six years, said there were times she felt “a little scared” and “definitely ...

Municipal Pool Preparation Work Underway Ahead of Anticipated Opening

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Hawthorne Municipal Pool is being worked on to get it into shape for the anticipated opening on July 2.  TAPinto Hawthorne contributor Judy Kopitar visited the pool to see some of the preparations being done by pool personnel wearing face masks.  "Everyone was hard at work making sure it will be safe."

Lifeguards Jaycob Castillo, Ellie Gallo, Maria ...

Mosquito Control Important in New Jersey After Mild Winter

June 24, 2020

TRENTON, NJ — As the phased reopening of New Jersey continues amid the COVID-19 pandemic and warming weather, the Department of Environmental Protection reminds the public that controlling the mosquito population and risk for disease is more important than ever, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe said.

With public health in the spotlight as a result of the pandemic, residents doing ...

Manage Mosquitoes for a Safer and More Enjoyable Summer

Don’t let the buzz of mosquitoes keep you indoors. Most mosquitoes are a nuisance, causing rashes and itching but some species can transmit diseases that can make you sick.  Understanding how they breed and spread disease can help you gain the upper hand in the battle against these pesky insects.

Mosquitoes serve as a carrier (vector) in the spread of certain diseases. It starts ...

Protect Your Skin When Gardening

Gardening provides many benefits but like any outdoor activity it’s important to protect yourself from the sun’s damaging rays.

More than 5 million cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each year and most are associated with exposure to the ultraviolet rays from the sun. And even though it’s the most common form of cancer in the U.S. it is also one of the most preventable.

"Pride Day" Held Outside Hawthorne Municipal Building Friday

June 27, 2020

HAWTHORNE, NJ - On Friday evening, Hawthorne residents gathered at the Municipal Complex in support of Pride Month. Some members of the LGBTQI community (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex) and their allies braved the heat in order to call for flying the Pride flag on the borough's pole.

While the borough has displayed the rainbow flag in the window of the Municipal ...

Local Group Plans a "Walk the Hill" to Educate Following Alleged Racial Incident on Macfarlan Ave

HAWTHORNE, NJ - A statement was released from Craig Cayetano, Monet Kendall, and Arbresha Ahmeti, who were involved with organizing the June 7 Black Lives Matter demonstration which announced that a “Walk the Hill” would take place on June 19 at 6:00 p.m.  They said that the walk is to draw attention to an incident which took place last Friday on Macfarlan Avenue, which they ...

Jenna Ross Shows Impact Glen Rock Teens Can Have in Social Activism

GLEN ROCK, NJ - If you tuned in to any of the networks in the last month, you would have seen coverage of protests in the major cities across the country, but here in Glen Rock, a 17-year-old high school junior has ignited her own movement.

Jenna Ross, a Glen Rock High School student, and close to 50 of her friends, parked themselves at Glen Rock intersections to protest racial inequality and ...

NJSIAA Announces Guidelines For Phase I of Return to High School Sports

June 21, 2020

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - The NJSIAA took one step closer to fall sports in 2020, with the release of the Phase I regulations by the NJSIAA COVID-19 Medical Advisory Taskforce. 

The task force is chaired by former NJSIAA Executive Committee president Mary Liz Ivins.  She is joined Dr. Jack Kripsak, chair of the NJSIAA Medical Advisory Committee; Dr. Damion Martins, the Jets team ...

Murphy Announces Plan to Restart Youth Sports Monday

TRENTON, NJ – Low-risk competitive youth sports such as golf and tennis can resume as early as Monday as Gov. Phil Murphy continues to steer the state down the road to re-opening.

Other youth sports that are considered medium or high risks of transmission of COVID-19 will be allowed to start up in the coming weeks, Murphy announced Monday at his daily news conference.

The State ...

Andrea Marino, Past Hawthorne High Coach, to Take Over as William Paterson Volleyball Coach

WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - Wood-Ridge volleyball’s loss is William Paterson’s gain.

Long-time Wood-Ridge girl’s volleyball coach Andrea Marino has resigned from Wood-Ridge High School to take the William Paterson University head coaching position, taking over for long-time coach Sandy Ferrarella, who retired at the end of last season.  

The 1992 New Jersey Athletic ...

Hand Sanitizer and Sun: Vacationing During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 31, 2020

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Hurrying off to The Hamptons or Hilton Head? Carpooling to Cape Cod or Cape May?

With Memorial Day behind us and summer just down the road, a Rutgers expert recommends that you pack your hand sanitizer, mask and common sense along with your sunscreen and sandals when you go on vacation.

Whether you're headed to the Grand Canyon or the Grand Tetons this summer, COVID-19 ...

Six Flags Great Adventure Safari to Bring Drive-thru Experience to Families

JACKSON, NJ -  Six Flags Great Adventure announced on Thursday that it will soon open its Safari adventure as a drive-through experience. This announcement comes one day after Governor Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order permitting drive-through events while maintaining social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. 

Between 1974 and ...

Jersey Shore Towns Begin to Open Up — Cautiously: How Ready Are They?

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For the bulk of the 41 municipalities stitched up and down the Atlantic coast, from Sea Bright to Cape May Point, the 15 weeks between Memorial Day and Labor Day are ...

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Clifton Notch Road Area Water Service Interruption

Passaic Valley Water Commission shut down water service in Clifton on Notch Road between Grove Street and Donnalin Place after NJDOT contractor hit service while digging.

Customers on Notch Rd. between Grove St. and Donnalin Pl will have no water.

Connect with us at, follow PVWC on Twitter (@PVWC), Instagram (@passaic_valley_water) and connect with us on Facebook ...

Important Information: Drinking Water in Schools and Commercial Buildings

Before any children return, flush the internal plumbing.

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Celebrating the Communities We Build

So, you may have noticed I missed a week, which is odd because I had something written, not this but something. My excuse is this – COVID has warped my sense of time, I go to make my Thursday call on Tuesday then on Friday I wonder how I missed Thursday. Holidays have the potential to go unnoticed too – I’m horrible with dates so forgetting my own birthday is fairly easy even in ...

How Can We Do Better?

There are both too many things to say and nothing to say. I am horrified and yet unsurprised, I am heartbroken for my friends who fear for their children, who have to have “the talk” with their young sons. I am longing for a leader who will work to weave the country back together rather than rip us apart.

I am heartbroken by the violence that has erupted and by the predatory ...

Unlawful Fireworks Activity in Hawthorne Requires Action

June 28, 2020

It is evident that friends and neighbors throughout Hawthorne have lately been disturbed by the frequent sounds, sights, and explosions of illegal fireworks.

There is a reason to believe, as Mayor Goldberg has cited in his second letter of this week, that a majority of the fireworks "are coming from Paterson," however he did mention he was "sure some of [Hawthorne's] ...

Kanita Tariq Grateful After "Muslims for Life" Blood Drive in Hawthorne

The onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected all global activities. There seems to be no end to the spread of the virus in the foreseeable future. And so, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, of which I am a member, is partnering with the Red Cross to host nationwide blood drives as part of our "Muslims for Life" campaign. As a Muslim-American, I call on all my fellow Americans to ...

Glen Rock July 4 Parade Brings Out the Community on Rock Road

July 6, 2020

GLEN ROCK, NJ - It was still July 4 in Glen Rock as people masked-up and lined Rock Road seemingly eager to feel some normalcy after COVID-19 spoiled their spring, but maybe not their summer.

While it was muted, the message was clear at the annual Independence Day parade that brought out crowds eager to don their red, white and blue and honor their country during this 2020 year ...

NJ Pastor and Family Mourn Death of Son as Activists Question Suicide Finding

ROXBURY, NJ – A private memorial service for Amani Kildea, the adopted son of Redeemer Lutheran Church Pastor Tom Kildea, is scheduled for Monday as authorities continue investigating the cause of the 20-year-old’s Black man's death and activists allege a lynching.

In-person attendance at the service is “by invite only,” due to COVID-19 concerns, ...

Do You Know When You’re Happy?

“If you’re happy and you know it clap your hands, if you’re happy and you know it clap your hands, if you’re happy and you know it and you really want to show it if you’re happy and you know it clap your hands.”

Thinking about this song brings back joyous memories of dancing around my family room singing it with my children and perhaps, even having it sung ...

Tell Them While You Can

This story was recently shared with me. It is a beautiful example of the power of positive reinforcement.

One day a teacher asked her students to list the names of the other students in the class. She told them to think of the nicest things they could say about each of their classmates and write it down. The students completed the assignment, handed in their papers, and left the room. The ...

Prospect Park July 6 Work Session Meeting Cancelled

July 2, 2020

July 2, 2020


Mayor Khairullah
Council President Matari
Councilman Artis
Councilwoman Ortiz
Councilwoman Perez
Councilman Shah
Councilman Zakaria
Denis Murphy, Borough Attorney
Intashan Chowdhury, Borough Administrator
Department Heads
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TAPinto Hawthorne, Hawthorne, NJ

Please be advised that the ...

Borough of Prospect Park Requesting Applications for Part-Time On-Site Health Director

RN/LPN needed immediately. The Borough of Prospect Park, NJ is accepting applications for the position of an on-site credentialed Health Director for the 2020 summer season (Camp Hofstra and Spray Park facilities). The position is part-time with an expected average of thirty-five hours per week with alternating schedules from Sunday through Monday.

The Borough of Prospect Park Recreation is ...

Carved In Stone

A Monumental History Lesson

On July 4, 1863, Union soldiers began the arduous and grizzly task of burying over 7,000 dead bodies in trenches and shallow graves. Later, as rains had washed away the ground cover re-exposing the stench of blackened and gnarled limbs, the town of Gettysburg took on the task of exhuming the bodies and consecrating them in the newly created Soldiers National ...

Life During War Time

I thought the shortage of toilet paper in March was bad. But now I find that soon we may not be able to secure illegal fireworks. What next, a run on citronella candles?

I am stocking up on rolls of Charmin again, which I plan to ignite and launch into the sky from my backyard on the 4th of July.

It is still June, and it seems everywhere fireworks are exploding without explanation.

Lawmaker Says NJ Should Pick up Restaurants’ Tab for Indoor Dining Stoppage

July 6, 2020

NEW JERSEY — The owner of Sweet Waters Steakhouse in Westfield stocked up for the restart of indoor dining in advance of the July Fourth weekend restart. That was before Gov. Phil Murphy announced the cancelation of inside dining two days before its anticipated comeback originally slated for July 2.

Frank DeLillo purchased meat and fish, among other foods, for ...

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NJ Guitarist & Composer Discusses Scoring for Music Libraries, TV and Film

July 6, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Brian Brodeur spoke with New Jersey composer and sound designer Louis Gentile about his career creating scores for digital music libraries, television and film productions. Brodeur and Gentile spoke via video conference from East Main Media’s studio in Little Falls, NJ, which was reconfigured to accommodate remote interviews due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gentile has ...

Experience Revolutionary War History at The Dey Mansion: George Washington’s Headquarters

WAYNE, NJ -- In honor of Independence Day, TAPintoTV is revisiting our piece from last year on the Dey Mansion, one of several locations in New Jersey which served as General George Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolutionary War. 

The Dey Mansion was the home of Theunis and Hester Dey, and was built around 1770. Ten years later, Theunis, who was the Colonel of the Bergen ...