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Summer is the Perfect Time at PCCC

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. PCCC offers three summer semesters and over 100 courses including writing, math, history, biology, technology, art, and much more.  

Are you a first-time college student?  PCCC offers outstanding support services that make ...

Hawthorne Residents & Local Businesses Deserve Outgoing Mayor, Council and Administration To Consider A Town Hall Discussion On Recreational Marijuana

May 5, 2021

Our previous letter brought to light the plans of the outgoing mayor, town council and administration to pass another opt-out ordinance in May which you can read here. This led to a heated discussion during the April, 21 council meeting. Our borough Attorney Michael P. Pasquale starts at the 29:30 mark.

He states that I misinformed you. However, my information was cited. Furthermore, while he ...

In Recognition of Dorothy Meyers

Frank & I are honored to have our nominee Dorothy Meyers receive The Hawthorne Pride Alliance Certificate of Recognition for a woman that has dedicated her entire life to help others through her absolute belief in our Lord Jesus Christ. The best way to describe her is “she practices what she preaches” in all she does. Her endless years of reaching out to God’s Community to ...

Murphy Appoints First Woman to Serve as State's Adjutant General

May 4, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday his nomination of Colonel Dr. Lisa Hou to serve as Adjutant General and Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMAVA). Hou would be the first woman and first Asian-American to serve in the Adjutant General position in the state's history.

"Colonel Hou took the ...

Paterson Firefighters Pull Two from Early Morning Blaze

PATERSON, NJ - Paterson firefighters pulled two sleeping occupants from a burning home early Sunday morning.

According to a statement, the fire started at 81 Berkshire Ave, a 2 1/2 wood frame house and extended to two attached units through the floors.

Members of the Paterson Fire Department responded to the scene at approximately 6:49 a.m. and, despite the danger presented by the sagging ...

The Art of Stopping: A Conversation with David Kundtz

Most of us live every day overwhelmed and exhausted. We are always on the go trying to balance work, family, friends, and everything in between. Often it feels like our usual methods of coping no longer work.

I recently spoke with David Kundtz, author of The Art of Stopping: How to Be Still When You Have to Keep Going. David says that it’s time for something new – stopping.

The Call to Unite

The past year has been an incredibly challenging time for many people. When going through difficult periods, it’s often easy to focus solely on the negative. But there was so much good that happened during the last year. While the story wasn’t always told, billions of people around the world came together and responded to the crisis with love, care, and compassion. Even though we were ...

Notice of Prospect Park Mayor and Council Meeting Cancellation & Reschedule

April 30, 2021


PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given in accordance with the provisions of the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-6, et seq. that the Regular Meeting of the Prospect Park Mayor and Council scheduled for Monday, June 21, 2021, at 6:30PM is cancelled. Be it further advised that said meeting is hereby rescheduled to be held on Monday, June 28, 2021, at ...

Prospect Park Work Session Meeting Cancelled

Please be advised that the scheduled Work Session meeting of the Borough of Prospect Park for Monday, May 3, 2021 has been cancelled.

Copies of this notice were distributed to the Mayor and Council, Officers, Municipal Attorney, emailed to The Record, Herald News, and TAPinto Hawthorne, filed in the office of the Municipal Clerk and posted on the bulletin board in the Municipal ...

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“It's over Bill. I don’t do Windows.”

And so, with a simple Ctl+Alt+Del over Twitter, the marriage of Bill and Melinda Gates has powered down.

The wealthy, philanthropic tech couple sadly announced their union was “irretrievably broken.” I took this to mean they received a critical error message followed by the blue screen of death because their marital ...

We Need to Talk

I am told I need to participate in the national conversation.

I am not exactly sure what that means, but It seems like everytime I turn on the news some authoritative figure addressing the most recent topic of the day decries the need to “have a conversation” or “add to the conversation” or “join in the conversation”.

Who exactly am I supposed to be ...

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 ...

NJ Dentist and his Pit Bull Therapy Dog Give Back to Local Community

April 28, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- While Joseph DalBon, DMD, may be best known as a top-notch local dentist at the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, he is also the proud owner of a therapy dog. Dr. DalBon spoke with TAPintoTV about his Pit Bull puppy, Olivia, the services she provides to others in the community, and how he came to recognize her unique talents.

DalBon realized Olivia was ...

New Jersey Films, Filmmakers and Writers Nominated at the 93rd Academy Awards

LITTLE FALLS, NJ — On Sunday, April 25th 2021, the 93rd Academy Awards will be held in Los Angeles, CA, and there’s a New Jersey connection to several nominated films and filmmakers this year. TAPintoTV's Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, was joined by David W. Schoner Jr., the Associate Director of the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission, at East Main Media ...