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Mayor Goldberg: Hawthorne Has 2 Active Virus Cases, WWII Hero Honored, Seniors Can Get Free Pool Membership

June 14, 2021

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor Richard Goldberg released his weekly letter to the borough, found below.

Dear Resident,

The numbers as of this morning are 2,573 total cases since March 2020, 46 fatalities and 2 active cases. These numbers are great news.

Masks are only encouraged for non-vaccinated people, although in some places like public transportation and doctors’ offices they are still ...

Danilo Ramirez Sworn into Hawthorne Board of Health

HAWTHORNE, NJ - At the last meeting of the Mayor and Council of the Borough of Hawthorne, Mayor Goldberg filled an appointment to the Board of Health when he swore in Danilo Ramirez to serve.

"I would like to thank Mayor Goldberg and the council of the town," Ramirez said via the virtual meeting.  "My wife, daughter, and son are very happy to be here and I look forward to ...

Mayor Goldberg Salutes D-Day Veterans; Thanks Residents' Kindness Displayed at Municipal Swimming Pool

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Mayor Goldberg released his weekly letter to the borough, found below.

Dear Resident,

Yesterday marked the anniversary of D-Day. The Allied forces stormed the beaches on June 6, 1944. We remember the courage and sacrifices made that day under horrific conditions. Veterans of WWII are now in their mid-nineties. God bless them and those who didn’t survive that day.

I ...

COVID Numbers Continue to Drop According to Gov. Murphy

June 7, 2021

NEW JERSEY -- Gov. Phil Murphy reported on Sunday that the state of New Jersey has now administered 8,885,212 total doses of the approved COVID-19 vaccines and that 4,355,540 New Jerseyans are now fully vaccinated.

COVID numbers remain low in the state. On Sunday, Murphy reported 180 new positive PCR tests, raising the total to 888,927 total positive PCR tests since the ...

Gov. Murphy: Employers Can Allow Vaccinated Staff to Go Maskless, Bring Back Remote Workers

TRENTON, NJ — Office employees will be allowed to return to work without the need to wear masks or social distance, as long as they have proof of being vaccinated against the coronavirus, under Gov. Phil Murphy’s latest executive order.

The order, which takes effect on June 4, also lifts minimum staffing levels in the workplace and allows employers to call back employees who have ...

Governor Murphy is Expected to Announce Vaccinated People Do Not Need to Wear Masks Indoors. Here’s What We Know Ahead of the Governor’s Press Conference.

NEW JERSEY - Reports have been circulating that Governor Phil Murphy will be announcing the lift of indoor mask mandates for vaccinated individuals ahead of Memorial Day weekend. 

The governor is expected to follow the updated guidelines set in place by the CDC for those who have been fully vaccinated. 

Mask restrictions have previously been lifted for some establishments - ...

Truck Collides with Railroad Overpass in Hawthorne: Fuel Spill, Traffic Delays

June 14, 2021

HAWTHORNE, NJ - At about quarter to seven this morning, a truck headed down Wagaraw Road collided with the railroad overpass at carries NJ Transit over the street along Lincoln Street.  The truck turned over and a large quantity of fuel spilled out.  The Hawthorne Fire Department reported that there was significant damage done to the overpass's support beam which is to undergo ...

Firefighters From all Over Coming to East Orange to Compete in the "Battle of the Bravest"

EAST ORANGE, NJ — Calling all firefighters to participate in the "Battle of the Bravest", a firefighter muster and skill competition.

The Battle will be interactive for the public, in addition for the firefighters to enjoy. Hosted by NJ First Responders, FirstNet, and the Firefighters Wear Pink Campaign, the event will occur at Soverel Park in East Orange on Saturday, August ...

NJ Man Arrested on Back-to-Back Days for Back-to-Back Crimes

WAYNE, NJ — Wayne police arrested the same man on consecutive days this weekend. After committing his first crime and being released, the suspect went right back at it the next day, and was picked up and charged again. The following account is from a statement released by the Wayne PD.

The First Crime

Late on Saturday afternoon a man left his wallet at the Burger King on Route 46 in ...

National Weather Service Issues Hazardous Weather Outlook for Region for June 7

June 7, 2021

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for Northern NJ and Southeast NY. The primary threats are gusty winds and lightning strikes for Monday, June 7, into tonight. 

Temperature Monday will approach 90. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are not expected until some time after 11 a.m. The chance of scattered rain and thunderstorms ...

Black Bear 'Marc' Reported Seen in Hawthorne

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Sunday evening the Hawthorne Police Department advised residents to be aware of a black bear seen in the area of 90 Pasadena Place.  The police recommended that residents simply leave the bear alone and not to call the police unless it was seen behaving erratically or getting aggressive. 

Pasadena Place runs roughly parallel to Goffle Road on the western side toward ...

Weather Service: T-Storm Watch for Hawthorne Friday

HAWTHORNE, NJ - A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Hawthorne and the surrounding area, as per the National Weather Service.

The NWS has warned that "penny size hail" and wind gusts of up to 60 mph is possible as the storm moves eastward.

"Expect damage to trees and power lines," the NWS said in a statement.  "These severe storms will be near...

ELECTION ROUNDUP: Learn Local Election Results Throughout New Jersey

June 9, 2021

Amid statewide primary election contests, New Jersey also hosted dozens of local races Tuesday. Here is a roundup of various New Jersey local election results as reported by TAPinto franchises across the state:

Cranford Election: Kate Rappa Defeats Incumbent Tom Hannen, Jr. in Democrat Primary

Newcomer defeats an incumbent in this township committee primary election, advancing to face a GOP ...

Team Lane Carries the Hawthorne Republican Primary (Updated)

Editor's Note - This article has been updated to reflect new information.

HAWTHORNE, NJ - According to the unofficial results, "Team Lane" which consists of incumbent Republican councilmen Bruce Bennett and Dominic Mele along with Anna Marie Sasso, defeated their challenger opponents, Michael Doyle, Jay Shortway, and Phil Speulda.  These individuals were competing for the ...

Prospect Park Borough-Wide Garage Sale Set for Saturday

June 3, 2021

PROSPECT PARK, NJ - Ready to shop as local as local gets?  The Borough of Prospect Park will be having their annual borough-wide garage sale on Saturday, June 5, with a rain date scheduled for Saturday, June 12.

A borough-wide garage sale covers a large area, so to help shoppers and residents who are having sales on their property, the borough produced a Google Map guide.  The map ...

Ground Broken at 204 Wagaraw Road for Bedrin Organization Mixed-Use Complex

HAWTHORNE, NJ – After thirteen years of planning and wrangling, ground was finally broken for the commencement of construction at 204 Wagaraw Road.  The Bedrin Organization, which owns the Hawthorne Center (known informally to some locals as “The Rag Shop Center”) at 111 Wagaraw Road, will finally see their goals of developing the 204 Wagaraw site realized.

The area, an ...

Spirits High After Launch of Rochelle Park Medical Marijuana Facility

ROCHELLE PARK, NJ - The 13th state medical-use dispensary opened its doors last week on Route 17 north where employees of the facility welcomed visitors and answered questions.

Deputy Mayor Gail Artola said she was on the Planning Board in 2019 when Ascend Wellness Holdings applied for the location, 174 Route 17 north.

"I was impressed with their security," she said.

Arizona State Dean Named Next President of Montclair State University

June 14, 2021

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Jonathan G.S. Koppell has been selected as Montclair State University’s 9th president, the Board of Trustees announced this week. A nationally regarded scholar of policy, organization and management who transformed the public affairs college at Arizona State University into one of the largest, best and most innovative in the nation, will start on August 2.

Board of ...

St. Anthony School Announces Fourth Marking Period Honor Roll

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Saint Anthony's School has announced their honor rolls for the fourth marking period of the 2020-2021 school year. 

8th Grade
First Honors

Fiorella Del Orbe
Robbie Elko
Gianna Nelson
Justin Pidane

Second Honors

Haley Meza
Jack Mulholland
Alexis Parra-Rotger
Ashley Roughgarden

Honorable Mention

Jada Brown
Liliana ...

Hawthorne Teachers Honored with Governor's Educator of the Year Program for 2019-20 and 2020-21 School Years

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Board of Education meeting held in the auditorium of Hawthorne High School recognized outstanding educators from the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 school year.  The honorees received certificates from the Governor's Educator of the Year Program.

The program, "was developed for the purpose of acknowledging teachers who exhibit outstanding performance. The rationale ...

Recall Alert: Beech-Nut Recalls Single Grain Rice Cereal

June 10, 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, ...

St. George Summer Festival in Little Falls is Back for 2021

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Take a culinary tour of the Middle East as St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church in Little Falls hosts the annual Summer Festival. 

Canceled in 2020 because of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 festival spans three days:

Thursday, June 17th 5pm - 10pm

Friday, June 18th 5pm - 10pm

Saturday, June 19th 3pm - 10pm

This Little Falls tradition will ...

Allergy Alert: Whey Protein Powder Sold By Whole Foods Recalled

Containers of 365 Everyday Value Whey Protein Powder  Natural Vanilla Flavor due to the potential of an undeclared soy allergen, announced Arizona Nutritional Supplements. 

The containers of the protein powder were mistakenly packaged with Soy Protein Powder, the company stated. 

The product can be identified by the UPC 9948228764, a Best By of 03/04/2023 and Lot 0073984. The ...

Residents Support 32-Year-Old Hawthorne Father Homero Mendoza Who Suffered a Tragic Head Injury on the Job

June 4, 2021

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Homero Mendoza of Hawthorne, 32, father of two and boyfriend to Erica Torres, suffered a tragic accident on June 2 whole working as a foreman on a Mahwah family's pool, according to Troy Longo of Acqua Pools. The pool filter explosion sent Mendoza into emergency brain surgery after suffering a head injury.

Erica Torres recently shared a GoFundMe link on a Hawthorne Facebook ...

Hawthorne Memorial Day 2021 Recognized with Special Service and Guest Speaker Brian Bergen

HAWTHORNE, NJ - At noon in front of the Municipal Building, the Memorial Day ceremony was held to recognize and remember the fallen American servicemen and women.

The service included music performed by the Amy Hamilton-Soto String Quartet and the attendees were welcomed by VFW 1593 Commander John Touw.

The invocation was delivered by Pastor Howie Van Dyk of the Hawthorne Gospel Church, ...

Robbinsville Township Undertaking Humanitarian Aid Drive for Workers Impacted at BAPS Temple

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - Robbinsville Township is participating in a joint humanitarian effort to provide personal care and other basic items to the 108 individuals recently impacted by activities at the BAPS Temple.

On May 11, federal law enforcement officials descended on the BAPS Temple to execute court orders on the property where workers say they were victims of human ...

St. Joseph's Health Debuts daVinci Xi Robot at Wayne Medical Center

June 10, 2021

WAYNE, NJ - More than 100 hospital personnel including administrators, surgeons, doctors, and nurses, convened in the entrance foyer of St. Joseph's Wayne Medical to debut a new member of their team Wednesday. However, the star of the show was not any of the highly experienced medical professionals but rather a state of the art technological marvel- a robot.

Even the ribbon ...

Most New Jerseyans Support Fully Reopening Public Schools in Fall: Rutgers Poll

Most New Jerseyans Support Requiring Vaccinations for Healthcare Workers; About Six in Ten Support Vaccine Passports and Employer- and College-Required Vaccinations

NEW BRUSWICK, NJ — As vaccination rates increase and prospects of normal life return more than a year into the coronavirus pandemic, New Jerseyans differ on various aspects of this “new normal” and how ...

Rutgers-Eagleton Poll: About One in Six NJ Residents Say They Won’t Get COVID-19 Vaccine

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Between 36% and 47% of New Jerseyans say they will “probably” or “definitely” not get vaccinated against COVID-19, with response rates varying depending on how the question is asked, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.

Among individuals reluctant to get vaccinated, 80% cite a concern about side effects, and 82% cite the need for more ...

Hawthorne Pride Alliance Performs 'My Big Gay Italian Wedding' at Macaluso's for Scholarship Fundraiser

May 28, 2021

HAWTHORNE, NJ - On Thursday night, May 27, Macaluso’s in Hawthorne became the setting for the Hawthorne Pride Alliance’s presentation of “My Big Gay Italian Wedding,” a play written by Anthony J. Wilkinson.  Ticket sales went toward the HPA’s scholarship fund, which will be used to benefit two Hawthorne High School students as they seek higher education.

HPA ...

Passaic County Arts Center at the John W. Rea House in Hawthorne Set to Offer In-Person and Virtual Programs

Editor's Note: This article has been updated to reflect changes made to the schedule since initial publication. 4/30/2021

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The John W. Rea House, situated in Goffle Brook Park in Hawthorne, has found new life as the Passaic County Arts Center since reopening in 2019.  Not long after its opening, however, the pandemic forced its closure and its personnel to find new ways ...

Formal Utility Moratorium Ends July 1st; Grace Period Will Run Through Dec. 31

June 15, 2021

TRENTON, NJ – Governor Murphy signed an Executive Order ending the moratorium on utility shutoffs as of July 1, 2021. However, a grace period will run through December 31 which will protect customers facing shutoffs, he said on Monday.

"This grace period is for customers to enroll in payment assistance plans, and this is something that we’re taking very seriously", ...

Passaic Valley Water Commission Continues to Knock the Lead Out

Clifton, N.J. – Passaic Valley Water Commission (PVWC) is committed to removing lead service lines.

PVWC is New Jersey’s largest public drinking water provider, serving over 800,000 consumers in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris and Passaic counties. PVWC is continuously checking for and removing lead service lines for its consumers, free of charge.

“Passaic ...

START Pet of the Week: Meet Caroline

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Caroline is this week's Save The Animals Rescue Team (START) Pets of the Week. She is looking forward to finding her forever home.

Caroline likes staring out the window and dislikes the warlock’s curse that transformed her into a black cat! Caroline thinks that some superstitious people do not like black cats.

Her foster mom reassures her ...

Police Seek Witnesses in Clifton Crash that Left Body on Busy Roadway

June 14, 2021

CLIFTON, NJ - Law enforcement officials are seeking information in a hit-and-run crash that occurred during the early morning hours of Sunday near 395 Route 3 East, in Clifton.

According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Clifton Police Chief Thomas Rinaldi, Clifton police officers responded to the area at approximately 8:13 a.m. in response to a report of a body in the ...

Murphy Announces Plans to Close Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women Amid Investigation of Use of Excessive Force

CLINTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday his plan to close the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women, the state's only women's correctional facility, following an investigation into a violent attack on prisoners in January.

Murphy's administration released an investigative report Monday that was prepared by former state comptroller Matt Boxer and law firm Lowenstein ...

Changing Housing Zone Ordinance "Opening a Can of Worms" Resident Says; Hawthorne Council Hands Tied by Court Order

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The Hawthorne Borough Council was in agreement with the objections from a caller regarding the nature of the development of the area of 530-558 Goffle Road and 18 Lynack Road.  The council was voting to adopt Ordinance 2273-21 which alters the zoning for "the Ronson site" and allows for the process to continue, as mandated by superior court.  The development ...

Central NJ Temple Faces Allegations of Human Trafficking, Forced Labor & Abuse in Workers' Class Action Lawsuit

May 13, 2021

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - Federal law enforcement officials descended on the BAPS Temple in Robbinsville on Tuesday to execute court orders on the property where workers say they were victims of human trafficking and labor abuse. Six plaintiffs have filed the lawsuit on behalf of approximately 200 other Indian nationals who claim they were forced labor and faced abuse.

Doreen ...

Allegations at Robbinsville Temple Accused of Human Trafficking 'Unfathomable' Says Gov. Murphy

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy on Wednesday called allegations of human trafficking and labor abuse made against the  BAPS Temple in Robbinsville horrific and disturbing and indicated that individuals who may be victims are receiving medical care. 

Murphy's comments came a day after the FBI executed a court order action at the Temple following a class ...

National Day of Prayer Recognized in Prospect Park with Interfaith Ceremony

PROSPECT PARK, NJ - Historically, the borough of Prospect Park has always been a community with a strong sense of faith--from the Dutch Reformed and Baptists of its early days to the myriad of religions which are found in the small but proudly diverse town.

"National Day of Prayer was established in 1952 and Prospect Park is one of the few communities here in northern New Jersey that ...

Passaic County home prices up in April amid spike in New Jersey real estate market

May 31, 2021

A dramatic decline in housing inventory contributed to a 20% increase in single-family home prices statewide compared to 2020, according to April data recently released by New Jersey Realtors. The rapid price increase follows predictions last month from real estate experts who told TAPinto the market is unlikely to slow down anytime soon. 

“The numbers validate the story ...

HS Softball: Hasbrouck Heights Edges Hawthorne, 11-8 Behind Stellhorn's Four Hits

May 17, 2021

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Meghan Stellhorn slugged four hits, including two doubles, and drove in three runs as Hasbrouck Heights defeated Hawthorne, 11-8, in an NJIC non-divisional girls softball game Saturday morning in Hawthorne. 

Caylie Daniels had three singles for the Lady Aviators, while Elizabeth Connelly scored five times on the day.  Connelly had two hits, including a double, and ...

Paterson Officials, MLB Stars Break Ground on Revitalization of Hinchliffe Stadium

PATERSON, NJ - An all-star lineup of government officials and athletes took the field at Hinchliffe Stadium last week to announce that the long awaited renovation of the historic space will be underway in the coming weeks.

Leading off for the home team was former Paterson Business Administrator Vaughn McKoy who recalled that he caught his first touchdown on the hallowed ground. McKoy ...

Tour Historic WWII Aircraft at Trenton-Mercer County Airport this Weekend

June 10, 2021

EWING, NJ -- Several World War II aircraft will be flying into Trenton-Mercer Airport this week for tourists to view. The CAF AirPower History Tour featuring historic World War II aircraft will provide cockpit tours, flight demonstrations, and rides.  

The event features the B-29 Superfortress FIFI, the most advanced bomber of World War II; the T-6 Texan, legendary ...

Memorial Day Travel Expected to Rebound in 2021

HAWTHORNE, 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 ...

Passaic County Tourism Falls During 2020 Coronavirus Crisis, But Industry Ready for Strong Rebound

TRENTON, NJ — Struggling under coronavirus restrictions and travel limitations, New Jersey’s tourism industry took a major hit last year, with the number of people visiting the state — and the amount of money they spent — registering dramatic declines, according to the state’s 2020 tourism report.

While the number of visitors declined to 84.6 million — a 27% ...

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Summer is the Perfect Time at PCCC, Classes Start June 14 and July 7

Summer is the perfect time and Passaic County Community College (PCCC) is the perfect place to get started, get ahead, or catch up on your college education.

Two summer semesters are coming up with a wide range of courses in high-demand career fields including math, biology, technology, business, healthcare and much more.  

Are you a first-time college student? PCCC offers ...

Passaic County Community College Foundation Announces New Partnership with Visions Federal Credit Union

The Passaic County Community College (PCCC) Foundation proudly announces an exciting new partnership with Visions Federal Credit Union (Visions FCU), a New York state-based financial institution that recently established a local branch office and that maintains a commitment to supporting education, the communities they serve, and social justice. 

The partnership was inaugurated last ...

Thank you from Team Lane

June 9, 2021

Dear Editor,

The members of Team Lane - John Lane, Dominic Mele, Anna Marie Sasso, and Bruce A. Bennett - would like to thank the voters of Hawthorne who took time out from their busy schedules to go to the polls on primary day and make their voices heard. We would particularly like to thank all the residents who gave us their vote of confidence and with it the privilege of representing them ...

Foley: Young Parents Deserve A Voice On The Council

Dear Editor,

It is truly an honor to be on the ballot for council-at-large in the June Democratic primary.  As a life-long Hawthorne resident, and a first-time candidate, I'm excited to embark on this journey with my running mates on the Team Hawthorne Democrats 2021 slate. 

As a life-long Hawthorne resident, I know firsthand what a great town Hawthorne is for our young ...

According to Diversity Expert, the Wayne Valley Mascot Does Not Need to be Changed ‘At This Time’

June 15, 2021

WAYNE, NJ — The results of the Wayne Valley Mascot ThoughtExchange survey showed more support for keeping the Indians mascot then it did for changing it, according to Tamika Reese, a diversity consultant hired by the school district. The results of this survey seemed to be the deciding factor in keeping the controversial mascot, at least for the time being.

Reese stated the findings ...

Nutley Commissioners Say No to Cannabis for the Time Being and Pass Ordinance 3473

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Board of Commissioners unanimously passed Ordinance 3473 after holding a public hearing. While no one actually spoke during the public hearing, two residents came forward during the public comment portion of the meeting beforehand. Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco was absent-excused.

Mayor/Parks and Recreation Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci introduced the ...

Make the Call

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 ...

Anything is Possible

Memorial Day weekend, for many, signifies the unofficial start to summer. This past weekend, as I was looking at my swimming pool, I began to think about how I felt four years ago when I was able to make a dream a reality.

Four years ago, friends and family had to listen to me ramble on about the pool I just added to my backyard. Hearing me, one would have thought that I had the most ...

Prospect Park Advertisement for Bids

June 10, 2021

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BOROUGH OF PROSPECT PARK

PASSAIC COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that sealed bids will be opened, read aloud and available for viewing by the public via live streaming using the web address https://www.prospectpark.net/pp/ , by the Borough Administrator in the Borough of Prospect Park, Borough Hall, 106 Brown Avenue, Prospect Park, NJ 07508 in the ...

Prospect Park Advertisement for Bids

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

BOROUGH OF PROSPECT PARK

PASSAIC COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that sealed bids will be opened, read aloud, and available for viewing by the public via live streaming using the web address https://www.prospectpark.net/pp/, by the Borough Administrator in the Borough of Prospect Park, Borough Hall, 106 Brown Avenue, Prospect Park, NJ 07508 in the ...

Home Wreckers

I woke the other morning in predawn light to a startling, ratatatat outside my bedroom window. It was a woodpecker wantonly jackhammering holes into the side of my house.

The house that we had just finished painting. The stoic house that after too many years of neglect, we had finally got around to repairing.

As with many families, the pandemic afforded us the opportunity and energy to ...

My Own Private Ice Cube

Now that the economy is picking up and throngs of people are once again milling about freely, I’ve been thinking about buying an island.

Nothing too exotic. Just some beautiful water-lapped property of my own somewhere south of here where I can escape. Someplace private with pristine waters and spectacular 360 degree views. Someplace without neighbors who complain every time I crank up ...

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 ...

NJ Dentist Uses Dental Lasers to Painlessly Treat Patients

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Joseph DalBon, DMD, spoke with TAPintoTV about the laser technology he uses at his practice, New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, and the many benefits this technology offers to his patients, notably the absence of pain for many dental procedures. “It’s probably the best technology that you could use in dentistry,” DalBon said. 

DalBon ...