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TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

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 www.PVWC.com, 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.

Get more information here: https://www.pvwc.com/buildings/

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 ...

TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights Sets New Record for Pageviews in June

July 3, 2020

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - June 2020 was a record-setting month for TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights/Wood-Ridge/Teterboro, going over the 100,000 mark in page views for the first time in the site’s three years publishing.

The site has seen a surge in readership since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, as readers come to the site to get the news not only Governor Murphy’s daily press ...

Search Party Ends in Treasure Recovery at Barnegat Bay Beach

BARNEGAT, NJ – A Barnegat man using a metal detector came to the rescue of a distraught township resident -who lost her rings at the Barnegat Bay Beach.  Alicia Bivens says she offered Tom Panik a reward for recovering her treasured keepsakes, but he refused to take it.

“He told me just to pay it forward,” said Alicia. “He had the biggest smile after he saw how ...

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

To:

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
Herald News, Woodland Park, NJ
The Record, Woodland Park, NJ
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.

7 Ways to Enjoy Fresh Mint This Summer

July 3, 2020

Anyone who has ever planted mint knows it can grow like a weed.

If you’ve got oodles of the herb, from your garden or the market, there are plenty of ways to enjoy it. Here are a few of our favorites on hot summer days:

Stir chopped mint into softened cream cheese for a new bagel spread.

Toss it in your pitcher for mint water. You can combine it with fruit, such ...

Upcoming Events

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Mon, July 6, 7:00 PM

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Shade Tree Commission

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Tue, July 7, 7:30 PM

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Fire Board

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Wed, July 8, 7:00 PM

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Council Meeting

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

July 3, 2020

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 ...

NJ Salon Owner Discusses Reopening Protocols Designed to Keep Staff and Customers Safe

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -- Stephanie Willoughby caught up with Susan Barbaglia, Owner of Skin Deep Salon and Spa, to see how she has been faring during the COVID-19 pandemic. Barbaglia had previously appeared on TAPintoTV, when she was celebrating Skin Deep’s 25 years of being in business. 

When the pandemic began to take hold in New Jersey, the days leading up to the salon’s ...