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Nutley Pride LGBTQ+ Officially Celebrates Pride Month with Town Hall Ceremony

June 16, 2021

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley showed up proudly on Thursday evening, June 10 when Nutley Pride LGBTQ+ held its first official Pride Month ceremony on the front lawn of the Nutley Municipal Building at 1 Kennedy Drive. Mayor Mauro G. Tucci read and delivered the township proclamation, signed by four of the five commissioners – Tucci, Joseph P. Scarpelli, Thomas J. Evans and John V. Kelly III, all ...

Get Back to Work and Get a Bonus: Fair Lawn Empress Diner Hosts News Conference

FAIR LAWN, NJ — Empress Diner hosted Congressman Josh Gottheimer supporting his $500 back-to-work bonus plan.

U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced support for a new $500 back-to-work bonus, utilizing a portion of the federal COVID-19 relief dollars heading to the State of New Jersey from the American Rescue Plan. Gottheimer proposed a one-time incentive for residents ...

According to Diversity Expert, the Wayne Valley Mascot Does Not Need to be Changed ‘At This Time’

WAYNE, NJ — The results of the Wayne Valley Mascot ThoughtExchange survey showed more support for keeping the Indians mascot then it did for changing it, according to Tamika Reese, a diversity consultant hired by the school district. The results of this survey seemed to be the deciding factor in keeping the controversial mascot, at least for the time being.

Reese stated the findings ...

Nutley Commissioners Say No to Cannabis for the Time Being and Pass Ordinance 3473

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Board of Commissioners unanimously passed Ordinance 3473 after holding a public hearing. While no one actually spoke during the public hearing, two residents came forward during the public comment portion of the meeting beforehand. Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco was absent-excused.

Mayor/Parks and Recreation Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci introduced the ...

The Pride Flag Flies at Wayne Town Hall For the First Time

WAYNE, NJ – For the first time in Wayne’s history, the pride flag was raised at Town Hall. It was first flown on June 1, the first day of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, and will stay up till the end of June. Members of the LGBTQ community in Wayne are excited and proud that the flag is flying in their hometown.

The flag came from a request from Fifth Ward Councilwoman, Fran ...

Amtrak Through Roxbury? Lackawanna Cutoff Restoration Proposed for Passenger Trains

ROXBURY, NJ — Passenger trains between New York and Pennsylvania might return to the Lackawanna Cutoff, a historic rail right-of-way connecting Roxbury and the Delaware Water Gap.

The government-subsidized, quasi-public corporation is including a revival of the long-dormant Cutoff as part of a plan to restore long-distance passenger rail service between New York City and Scranton, ...

TAPinto Hosts: Fair Lawn Talks Economics & Why People Want to Live Here

FAIR LAWN, NJ - While Jersey at large may be struggling to come back from the pandemic and its bludgeoning of the economy, the mayor said Fair Lawn is well-positioned financially and roaring back with residential and commercial development.

TAPinto, the borough's hyperlocal news source, along with the assistance of the Garden State Initiative, a non-partisan economic think tank, ...

Wayne Mayor Says He Was Diagnosed with Cancer

WAYNE, NJ – Mayor Chris Vergano, during this week’s Wayne Town Council meeting, explained his change of appearance. He told the councilmembers and the public listening in that he had been diagnosed with multiple myeloma in August 2019.

When the meeting began, the Mayor was given the floor to make his announcement. He started by talking about the Memorial Day parade and how some ...

Little Falls Holds Second Annual Rainbow Flag Raising Ceremony

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Township held its second annual rainbow flag raising ceremony in honor of Gay Pride Month in front of Town Hall on June 1. Leading the ceremony was Mayor James Damiano, along with Council President Anthony Sgobba, Councilman Chris Vancheri, Councilman Al Kahwaty and Councilwoman Christine Hablitz. Also in attendance were several local residents.

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Sixth Annual Families Behind The Badge Tournament Will Feature 10 Area Teams

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Sixth Annual Families Behind the Badge softball tournament will take place on Saturday, June 12, starting at 8:30 a.m. on Memorial Field in Woodland Park - behind Memorial Middle School at McBride Avenue and Memorial Drive. This year, the event will be honoring Det. Frank Scorpo of the Paterson Police Department.

Det. Scorpo contracted COVID on the job and passed away, ...

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Nutley Pride LGBTQ+ Officially Celebrates Pride Month with Town Hall Ceremony

June 16, 2021

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley showed up proudly on Thursday evening, June 10 when Nutley Pride LGBTQ+ held its first official Pride Month ceremony on the front lawn of the Nutley Municipal Building at 1 Kennedy Drive. Mayor Mauro G. Tucci read and delivered the township proclamation, signed by four of the five commissioners – Tucci, Joseph P. Scarpelli, Thomas J. Evans and John V. Kelly III, all ...

Get Back to Work and Get a Bonus: Fair Lawn Empress Diner Hosts News Conference

FAIR LAWN, NJ — Empress Diner hosted Congressman Josh Gottheimer supporting his $500 back-to-work bonus plan.

U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced support for a new $500 back-to-work bonus, utilizing a portion of the federal COVID-19 relief dollars heading to the State of New Jersey from the American Rescue Plan. Gottheimer proposed a one-time incentive for residents ...

According to Diversity Expert, the Wayne Valley Mascot Does Not Need to be Changed ‘At This Time’

WAYNE, NJ — The results of the Wayne Valley Mascot ThoughtExchange survey showed more support for keeping the Indians mascot then it did for changing it, according to Tamika Reese, a diversity consultant hired by the school district. The results of this survey seemed to be the deciding factor in keeping the controversial mascot, at least for the time being.

Reese stated the findings ...

Nutley Commissioners Say No to Cannabis for the Time Being and Pass Ordinance 3473

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Board of Commissioners unanimously passed Ordinance 3473 after holding a public hearing. While no one actually spoke during the public hearing, two residents came forward during the public comment portion of the meeting beforehand. Public Safety Commissioner Alphonse Petracco was absent-excused.

Mayor/Parks and Recreation Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci introduced the ...

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Summer is the Perfect Time at PCCC, Classes Start June 14 and July 7

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.

Two summer semesters are coming up with a wide range of courses in high-demand career fields including math, biology, technology, business, healthcare and much more.  

Are you a first-time college student? PCCC offers ...

Passaic County Community College Foundation Announces New Partnership with Visions Federal Credit Union

The Passaic County Community College (PCCC) Foundation proudly announces an exciting new partnership with Visions Federal Credit Union (Visions FCU), a New York state-based financial institution that recently established a local branch office and that maintains a commitment to supporting education, the communities they serve, and social justice. 

The partnership was inaugurated last ...

Juneteenth: Why It Should Be Celebrated By All Americans

June 16, 2021

Juneteenth – it is a term heard more and more in the last several years, yet many people have no idea what it is. It is viewed by Black Americans as their Freedom or Emancipation Day, their Jubilee Day, their Black Independence Day. So, how did Juneteenth become “. . . the most popular annual celebration of emancipation from slavery in the United States?”*

The term is a ...

Thank you from Team Lane

Dear Editor,

The members of Team Lane - John Lane, Dominic Mele, Anna Marie Sasso, and Bruce A. Bennett - would like to thank the voters of Hawthorne who took time out from their busy schedules to go to the polls on primary day and make their voices heard. We would particularly like to thank all the residents who gave us their vote of confidence and with it the privilege of representing them ...

Nutley Pride LGBTQ+ Officially Celebrates Pride Month with Town Hall Ceremony

June 16, 2021

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley showed up proudly on Thursday evening, June 10 when Nutley Pride LGBTQ+ held its first official Pride Month ceremony on the front lawn of the Nutley Municipal Building at 1 Kennedy Drive. Mayor Mauro G. Tucci read and delivered the township proclamation, signed by four of the five commissioners – Tucci, Joseph P. Scarpelli, Thomas J. Evans and John V. Kelly III, all ...

Get Back to Work and Get a Bonus: Fair Lawn Empress Diner Hosts News Conference

FAIR LAWN, NJ — Empress Diner hosted Congressman Josh Gottheimer supporting his $500 back-to-work bonus plan.

U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) announced support for a new $500 back-to-work bonus, utilizing a portion of the federal COVID-19 relief dollars heading to the State of New Jersey from the American Rescue Plan. Gottheimer proposed a one-time incentive for residents ...

If You Have Nothing Nice to Say

Last week I had lunch with a business colleague, Anna, who owns an interior design company. During our conversation we shared stories about things we experienced during the past year, and we discussed how we were able to keep our companies on track. One of her strategies during the pandemic was to develop a robust social media presence. To achieve her goal, Anna hired her friend’s daughter, ...

Make the Call

A few days ago, I was looking through photos from my childhood and I started reminiscing about family members who have passed or with whom I’ve lost contact. One memory was front and center because it jarred strong emotions within me.

My father’s cousin was a wonderful man who was a high level production executive for the ABC television network. He started as an elevator operator ...

Prospect Park Advertisement for Bids

June 10, 2021

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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that sealed bids will be opened, read aloud and available for viewing by the public via live streaming using the web address https://www.prospectpark.net/pp/ , by the Borough Administrator in the Borough of Prospect Park, Borough Hall, 106 Brown Avenue, Prospect Park, NJ 07508 in the ...

Prospect Park Advertisement for Bids

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

BOROUGH OF PROSPECT PARK

PASSAIC COUNTY, NEW JERSEY

 

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that sealed bids will be opened, read aloud, and available for viewing by the public via live streaming using the web address https://www.prospectpark.net/pp/, by the Borough Administrator in the Borough of Prospect Park, Borough Hall, 106 Brown Avenue, Prospect Park, NJ 07508 in the ...

And They're Off

The other day China fired three astronauts into space. This occurred just as Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced that he too was shooting himself into outer space.

This got me thinking, how did we get here and where exactly are we going?

So today, as a public service, I give to you:

A Brief History of the Race in Space

October, 1957. The manmade satellite, Sputnik 1, sends the very ...

Home Wreckers

I woke the other morning in predawn light to a startling, ratatatat outside my bedroom window. It was a woodpecker wantonly jackhammering holes into the side of my house.

The house that we had just finished painting. The stoic house that after too many years of neglect, we had finally got around to repairing.

As with many families, the pandemic afforded us the opportunity and energy to ...

New Jersey Date Night: Enjoy the Fireworks

June 21, 2021

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

There's nothing better than sharing a blanket with your love as you gaze at the New Jersey sky. With Independence Day upon us, this year we get the value added bonus of taking in the fireworks. Celebrating our country’s birthday combined with a little romance leads us to a fireworks display ...

Lincoln of Wayne Continues to Provide Industry-Leading Sales and Service Despite Global Microchip Shortage

June 22, 2021

WAYNE, NJ -- Peter Spina, Jr., General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, spoke with TAPintoTV, about the global automotive industry microchip shortage and what the shortage means for Lincoln of Wayne customers. 

“The microchip shortage, or semiconductor shortage, is one of the greatest supply chain shortages our industry has ever faced,” Spina said. Typically, Spina told TAPintoTV, ...

Passaic Valley High School Celebrates 80 Years of Excellence with Mayors Panel

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Executive Producer of East Main Media and TAPintoTV, Brian Brodeur, hosted a panel discussion to celebrate Passaic Valley Regional High School’s 80 Years of Excellence.

The panel was moderated by Alexandra Paese, Passaic Valley Class of 2021, and consisted of Totowa Mayor, John Coiro, Passaic Valley Class of 1977, Little Falls Mayor James Damiano, Passaic Valley Class ...