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Following Trump Move to Cut Response Time Paterson, Passaic County Officials Continue Push for Complete Count

August 9, 2020

PATERSON, NJ – After the U.S. Census Bureau announced plans to end its count a month earlier than expected, local and county officials are making a push to ensure the area’s hard-to-reach groups are represented.

The count will now end on Sept. 30 and the bureau will end all surveying efforts, including door-knocking and collecting responses over the phone, online and by mail, ...

House of Horrors: Over 60 Small Dogs Rescued from "Nightmare Conditions" in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - It was a described as a nightmare in the Belford section of Middletown last week as over 60 small dogs were rescued from absolutely horrific conditions. The rescue occurred after a call was received on the Monmouth County SPCA cruelty hotline, according to a representative: "The call came in from a person who turned out to be a family member of the owner ...

Suspected Killer of Judge's Son Found Dead in Catskills of Apparent Suicide

SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY - An "anti-feminist" attorney found dead in New York’s Catskills on Monday is believed to have been the shooter of Federal Judge Esther Salas’ husband and son in North Brunswick Sunday evening, according to multiple published reports. A package or envelope addressed to Judge Salas was found near the man’s body, several outlets, including the New ...

Saint Joseph Graduate Dan Anderl, Son of Federal Judge Esther Salas, Shot and Killed at New Brunswick Home

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Dan Anderl, a 2018 graduate of Saint Joseph High School and the son of Federal Judge Esther Salas was shot and killed at his family's home in North Brunswick on Sunday evening, according to multiple media reports. Anderl, 20, was a rising junior at Catholic University. 

Judge Salas's husband, Mark Anderl, 63, was also shot and critically ...

Glen Rock Flipped SUV: Californian Woman Escapes Unscathed

GLEN ROCK, NJ - A Californian woman who struck a utility pole Wednesday morning in her SUV and rolled it over onto its roof, apparently escaped unscathed, police said.

"A 28-year-old Union City, CA, woman was driving her 2020 Toyota Rav 4 north on Prospect Street when it failed to negotiate the curve and veered off the roadway, struck a utility pole and rolled over onto its roof," ...

Good Samaritan Rescuer Speaks Out on Packanack Lake Rescue

WAYNE, NJ – Kathleen Engler looked out her window onto Packanack Lake on Wednesday morning and was surprised to see her neighbor Anita Cronk in her car, forty feet out into the lake.

“She was speaking frantically to her daughter on the shore and nobody was helping this woman in the car,” said Engler. “I couldn’t believe it and that’s why I went ...

Glen Rock July 4 Parade Brings Out the Community on Rock Road

GLEN ROCK, NJ - It was still July 4 in Glen Rock as people masked-up and lined Rock Road seemingly eager to feel some normalcy after COVID-19 spoiled their spring, but maybe not their summer.

While it was muted, the message was clear at the annual Independence Day parade that brought out crowds eager to don their red, white and blue and honor their country during this 2020 year ...

NJ Pastor and Family Mourn Death of Son as Activists Question Suicide Finding

ROXBURY, NJ – A private memorial service for Amani Kildea, the adopted son of Redeemer Lutheran Church Pastor Tom Kildea, is scheduled for Monday as authorities continue investigating the cause of the 20-year-old’s Black man's death and activists allege a lynching.

In-person attendance at the service is “by invite only,” due to COVID-19 concerns, ...

TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights Sets New Record for Pageviews in June

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 ...

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Following Trump Move to Cut Response Time Paterson, Passaic County Officials Continue Push for Complete Count

August 9, 2020

PATERSON, NJ – After the U.S. Census Bureau announced plans to end its count a month earlier than expected, local and county officials are making a push to ensure the area’s hard-to-reach groups are represented.

The count will now end on Sept. 30 and the bureau will end all surveying efforts, including door-knocking and collecting responses over the phone, online and by mail, ...

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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 ...

Words to Live By: Be a Pirate

There has been a lot of talk about all the things we’ve missed during this quarantine and there are things that I am sad we have missed, things my daughters cry about but I’ll be honest I am having a hard time focusing on what we’ve lost because there is so much opportunity for hope and for community everywhere we go.

That may sound crazy but I’m going to tell a story ...

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 ...

Councilman Sciarra Encourages Residents to Make Use of Louis Bay 2nd Library

August 13, 2020

Hi, I’m Councilman Mike Sciarra. 

Reading a good book is a great way to escape and is excellent for your mental health.  Our library offers many programs for children and adults.  Daily and bedtime stories as well as take home craft project for the kids.  

Many online programs and curbside book pick up for adults.  Free books and movies are always out ...

Borough of Hawthorne's Food Pantry is Completely Confidential

Hi, I’m Hawthorne Councilman Mike Sciarra. 

The decision to contact a food pantry is often a difficult choice, with stigmas and misconceptions, many people will never seek their assistance.

Hawthorne’s Food Pantry is completely confidential and uses discretion to assure anonymity. 

I encourage residents that can, please donate your non-perishable foods and remember ...

Following Trump Move to Cut Response Time Paterson, Passaic County Officials Continue Push for Complete Count

August 9, 2020

PATERSON, NJ – After the U.S. Census Bureau announced plans to end its count a month earlier than expected, local and county officials are making a push to ensure the area’s hard-to-reach groups are represented.

The count will now end on Sept. 30 and the bureau will end all surveying efforts, including door-knocking and collecting responses over the phone, online and by mail, ...

House of Horrors: Over 60 Small Dogs Rescued from "Nightmare Conditions" in Middletown

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - It was a described as a nightmare in the Belford section of Middletown last week as over 60 small dogs were rescued from absolutely horrific conditions. The rescue occurred after a call was received on the Monmouth County SPCA cruelty hotline, according to a representative: "The call came in from a person who turned out to be a family member of the owner ...

What Makes You Happy? Four Ways to Raise Your Happiness Set Point

Just about everyone wants to be happy. Aristotle said, “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” If happiness is something we strive so hard to attain, and if it is truly the end all and be all of life, then why does it elude so many?

There is a pervasive myth that we can be happy when we achieve (fill in the blank).

When Your Ex Gets Remarried

I recently learned that my ex husband got engaged. After living for more than three decades with this man in my life, I must admit, hearing this news was a punch in the gut. I spent the next few weeks with a horrible feeling surrounding me, you know that uneasiness you get in your stomach after someone close passes away? My body was on edge, I shook inside, and could not shed the anxiousness of ...

Special Notice Regarding the Format of the August 17 2020 Regular Meeting of the Mayor and Council of Prospect Park

August 13, 2020

BOROUGH OF PROSPECT PARK

SPECIAL NOTICE REGARDING FORMAT OF THE MONDAY, AUGUST 17, 2020 REGULAR SCHEDULED MEETING OF THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE BOROUGH OF PROSPECT PARK

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 Mayor and ...

Prospect Park Boro Ordinance Statements and Summaries

BOROUGH OF PROSPECT PARK, PASSAIC COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

PUBLIC NOTICE

 BOND ORDINANCE STATEMENTS AND SUMMARIES

The bond ordinance, the summary terms of which are included herein, has been finally adopted by the Borough of Prospect Park, in the County of Passaic, State of New Jersey on July 20, 2020 and the 20 day period of limitation within which a suit, action or ...

The Beat Goes On

"In matters of the heart it is always better to want something you don't have than to have something you don't want."
~ Patti LaBelle

Something Old

Breaking up is hard to do. Especially wearing a mask. Especially from six feet away.

My daughter, after weathering separation from her first real love while away at school, discovered that their virtual relationship apart ...

Open for Business

When everything “opened up” this summer I didn’t think it would include my mouth.

But I probably should have perceived that at some point during this pandemic I would have to visit the dentist.

Over the past six months I have gotten used to moving previously outsourced services in-house. For instance, while everyone was letting their Covid freak flag fly, I mastered the ...

New Jersey Date Night: Make it a Breakfast Date, Al Fresco

August 11, 2020

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

Some think it’s the most important meal of the day and others say it’s reserved for champions. When it comes to breakfast, it doesn’t take a titleholder to know it’s a tasty way to start your day, and your date! A little flirtation over a short stack and a little wink with a ...

NJ Comedian John Poveromo Stars in Duppet, a Short Film About Depression

August 13, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Brian Brodeur, TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, recently spoke with Comedian and Writer John Poveromo, about his latest project, a short film he co-wrote and stars in called Duppet. 

Poveromo and Brodeur spoke via video conference from East Main Media’s studio in Little Falls, NJ, which has been reconfigured to accommodate remote interviews due to the ...

To Mask or Not to Mask: NJ Psychologist on Why People Choose Sides During Stressful Times

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Clinical Psychologist Dr. Meryl Dorf joined TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur to discuss why some people are not wearing masks, despite evidence showing that it is in the public good. 

Dr. Dorf joined Brodeur at East Main Media Studios’ facility in Little Falls, NJ, after being featured several times on TAPintoTV via Zoom. East Main’s ...