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Passaic Valley Water Commission Implements COVID-19 Coronavirus Protections

Coronavirus is not transmitted by water. Still, Passaic Valley Water Commission (PVWC) wants to protect its ability to deliver water even if employees are impacted by the virus. “We’re being proactive by taking steps to help prevent employee illness and prepare for operations should significant illnesses occur,” said Executive Director Joseph Bella. The goal is to ...

Rayna Laiosa Thanks Hawthorne Community for Local Business Support

March 22, 2020

I would like to thank the Hawthorne community for accepting the challenge to support our local businesses!  It means the world to the owners. We are bringing happiness, hope, and certainty to Hawthorne business who will survive and thrive during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Please remember all of our businesses on the 'Shop Smart, Shop Local, Shop Hawthorne First' list!  ...

Assemblymembers Swain and Tully Address Constituents

Right now is an understandably frightening and confusing time for the residents of New Jersey, especially those of us living in Bergen County. Our county has the highest number of COVID-19 cases - commonly referred to as coronavirus - and the number continues to grow every day.

Being a densely populated county in close proximity to New York City, it was inevitable we would be hit harder than ...

Man Claims Infection, Coughs on Supermarket Worker

March 25, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – When a Manalapan supermarket worker concerned about the coronavirus asked a shopper to keep his distance, the man said he was infected with the virus, leaned in and coughed on the employee, officials said today.

The shopper, George Falcone, 50, of Freehold, ended up being charged with third-degree terroristic threats and other offenses, said state Attorney General Gurbir ...

First Coronavirus Case in Woodland Park

WOODLAND, PARK, NJ - Borough Mayor Keith Kazmark addressed the community Sunday to announce the first presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in Woodland Park.

Kazmark's letter to the community reads: 

Dear Woodland Park Residents,

I regret to inform you that that we have been informed by County Health Officials of the first presumptive positive COVID-19 test of a Woodland Park ...

Tips to Stay Positive and Productive During the Coronavirus Outbreak

There are very real challenges facing our world today. A pandemic, financial concerns, isolation, and health issues can create anxiety and fear. When the news is all doom and gloom, it’s hard for even the most optimistic among us to stay positive, but that is exactly what we must do!

Just at a time when we need each other the most, self isolation rules have been put in place leaving many ...

Tear Down that Wall!

This morning, I received a phone call from a business colleague with whom I have forged a friendship. During the call, she informed me about her recent illness and shared the challenges that she endured. After hearing about her suffering and subsequent recovery, I said, “Oh honey, I’m so happy that you’re feeling better.”

After my statement, there was a moment of ...

March 23, 2020

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Sealed bids will be received by the Borough of Prospect Park, Municipal Building, 106 Brown Avenue, Prospect Park, NJ 07508 in the County of Passaic and State of New Jersey on Tuesday, May 5th, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. prevailing time, and then publicly opened and read aloud for:

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Public Notice: Notice of Pending Bond Ordinance

NOTICE OF PENDING BOND ORDINANCE

The bond ordinance, the summary terms of which are included herein, was introduced and passed upon first reading at a meeting of the governing body of the Borough of Prospect Park, in the County of Passaic, State of New Jersey, on March 16, 2020.  It will be further considered for final passage, after public hearing thereon, at a meeting of the governing ...

Talkin' 'Bout My Generation

With a growing sense of my mortality, I find myself nostalgic for the old days.

I mean, it seems only two weeks ago that my three kids were bouncing home from college one by one to visit and relax on their spring breaks. I remember they brought home laundry and influenza to share. I recovered in bed with a fever and a cough safe in knowing that I wasn’t on a cruise ship.

Now my kids ...

What Goes Up

On Saturday, February 22nd, Mad Mike Hughes, limousine driver, daredevil, and rocketeer died in the cockpit of his homemade rocket. He leaves behind two cats, a garage full of used parts, and an unmarked crater in the California desert. He was 64.

Mad Mike died in his quest to prove that the world is flat. As a self-proclaimed Flat Earther conspiracy theorist, Mike Hughes dreamed of piloting a ...

New Jersey Date Night: Cuddle Up with Dinner & a Movie

March 28, 2020

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

Hunkering down home-side is the rule of the day. And while chez living room is getting a little repetitive, jazzing up a stay-at-home rendez vous is definitely possible; it just takes a little creativity and a little help from the resources at hand.  Luckily, many New Jersey restaurants and shops are ...

TAPinto CEO Speaks About the Impact of Local News During Coronavirus Pandemic

March 28, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Michael Shapiro, CEO & Publisher of TAPinto.net, spoke with Brian Brodeur of East Main Media this week to share how TAPinto has been an invaluable source of information for readers seeking local news to learn how the coronavirus pandemic has affected their own communities. 

Shapiro, who lives in Broward County, Florida, reports that his county is one of the ...

Steve Adubato Examines Ways to Prepare Students for the Business Element of E-Sports

NEW JERSEY -- Neil Malvone, Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Caldwell University, recently appeared on One-on-One with Steve Adubato, where he spoke about the booming e-sport gaming industry and the university’s new program to prepare students for careers in that growing field. 

“The studies are telling us that e-sports will be a billion dollar industry by the end of ...