Chamber of Commerce Farmers' Market

Sun, August 08
10:00 am — 1:30 pm
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445 Lafayette Avenue Hawthorne, NJ 07506

445 Lafayette Avenue
Hawthorne, NJ 07506

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Why Are Stinging Insects So Aggressive in the Fall?

During the early summer months, hornets and yellow jackets rarely come out and sting people. So why do they become so aggressive during the late summer and fall? The reason has to do with how they spend their time in the summer versus what they’re doing in the fall!

The Life of A Stinging Insect

Most stinging insects are social, meaning they start and build a new colony every year ...

Hawthorne’s Water Advisory: A Lot of Important Questions With Very Little Answers So Far From Our Administration

September 13, 2021

Hawthorne residents still recovering from Tropical Storm Ida, now have been instructed to boil water due to E.Coli contamination in their well water. The announcement came out via a Nixle Alert at 10:22pm Saturday evening. We’ve heard about the boil advisory for other parts of Passaic County since the damage caused by Ida. The Passaic Valley Water Commision still has cities and parts of ...

Team Hawthorne Democrats 2021 Thanks Our First Responders

We would like to take this opportunity to commend and thank Hawthorne's first responders for their hard work, dedication, and commitment to keeping our town safe, most recently evident during and after Tropical Storm Ida.

As we all saw, the storm was the worst our state has experienced since Superstorm Sandy in 2013, and Hurricane Irene in 2011.  Roads in town were closed off, homes ...

Over 100 COVID Cases Among Wayne Students and Staff as of the First Day of School

September 21, 2021

WAYNE, NJ – The last Wayne Board of Education meeting occurred on the evening of the first day of school, September 9. During that meeting Superintendent, Dr. Mark Toback reported 110 cases of COVID among the student and staff population in the Wayne school district.

It was near the end of another very long BOE meeting that Toback reported those numbers, answering a question by one of ...

Paterson Public Schools to Start Year Virtually

PATERSON, NJ - Paterson children eager to get back into their classrooms will have to wait a few more days. Last week school officials announced that the 2021-2022, set to start Wednesday, will begin virtually. 

This decision, made during an emergency school board meeting on September 3, will allow maintenance crews more time to clean up the schools due to the remnants of ...

The Ups and Downs of Entrepreneurship

As a business owner, does it often feel like you’re riding a roller coaster? Do you find yourself confronted by the demons of fear, inconsistency, and doubt?

I recently had the opportunity to speak with Suzanne Moore, a business and marketing coach. In her new book, Hang on Tight: Learn to Love the Roller Coaster of Entrepreneurship, Suzanne dissects the ups and downs of ...

Conversations with Joan: The Light in 911--Shocked by Kindness, Healed by Love

September 11 marks the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks. I recently had the opportunity to speak with Lisa Luckett, a woman who lost her husband, Ted, on that day leaving her a single mother of three. Ted’s company, Cantor Fitzgerald, occupied offices in the North Tower on the 104th and 105th floors of the 107-story building. 

In her book, The Light in 911: Shocked ...

Notice of Prospect Park Board of Health Meeting

September 17, 2021



PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that due to the public health emergency in the State of New Jersey, as declared in Executive Order 103, the Borough will be altering its normal meeting procedures for its regularly scheduled Board of Health meeting on ...

Boil Your Water - Hawthorne Water Department’s Sources Tested Positive for E. Coli

Editor's Note: The Hawthorne Police Department cannot answer questions related to this matter. Please keep their lines free for emergency calls.

Hawthorne Water Department’s Sources Tested Positive for E. coli

Our water system recently detected E. coli (see definition below) in Well #4 Goffle Rd Well, Well #6 Goffle Rd, ...

The Art of (Interrupting) Conversation

A person with bad manners is one who tries to interrupt when you’re talking or talk when you are interrupting.
- Cartoon in Esquire Magazine

I recently received a random text message from an acquaintance of mine. I was in the middle of an important conversation with my wife when my phone started buzzing in my pocket, disrupting my train of thought which, if I could remember any of it, ...

Off the Grid

4. The first name in Sudoku

4. The last name in Sudoku

Answer on page 96. Maki Kaji.

I learned last week that the godfather of Sudoku, Maki Kaji, passed away. He was 69. Which is appropriate, because if he was 66 he would have failed his own puzzle.

Sudoku is the wildly popular puzzle game in which all digits from 1 to 9 are placed in a subdivided nine-by-nine grid such ...

New Jersey Date Night: Make the Grape Escape to Garden State Wineries

September 18, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Thoughts of wine typically take your mind straight to Italy, France or Napa Valley. It’s understandable, but if you want to experience a mind-blowing date filled with beauty and flavor you should start thinking about New Jersey vineyards. 

Our state has many wineries from which to choose and most ...

Community Organizations Launch Free Tutoring for Newark NJ Students This Week

September 13, 2021

NEWARK, NJ---TAPintoTV spoke with Jared Taillefer, the Executive Director of Great Oaks Legacy Charter School, Rev David Jefferson of Metropolitan Baptist Church, and Destiny McFarlane, the Tutorial Manager of the Newark Unites Program, about the Newark Unites Tutoring Program which launches this week.

The Newark Unites Tutoring Center provides free, high dosage tutoring and academic support ...

New Jersey Multicultural Podcast Producer Launches Exclusive Content with Audible

NEWARK, NJ -- Anthony Frasier, CEO of ABF Creative, an audio intelligence-driven production company located in Newark spoke with TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur to discuss the company’s body of work in recent years. 

ABF Creative is America’s first and only AI-driven production company and has focused so far on multicultural projects inspired by the diversity of its team.