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Paramus Planning Board to Hear Application for Mixed-Use Apartment Building on From Road

November 28, 2021

PARAMUS, NJ - The Planning Board is hearing an application for a four-story mixed use building on From Road consisting of 1,000 square feet of commercial space and 14 residential units, which will include affordable housing.

The public hearing is scheduled for Thursday, December 2 at 7 p.m. and can be viewed virtually by clicking this link.

GCGS Associates LLC, the applicant, is proposing ...

Shopping Tips for this Holiday Season of Giving

 As Thanksgiving passes, and Jingle Bells starts playing on the radio, the holiday shopping season is upon us.

A recent WalletHub study dove into the tendencies of holiday shopping:

Macy’s, JCPenney, and Belk are 2021’s Best Places to Shop on Black Friday, offering an average discount of at least 56.7%.
Around 11% of items at major retailers will be more expensive ...

Missing Nutley Teen Morgan Panzer Found Safe

December 4, 2021

NUTLEY, NJ - Missing teen Morgan Panzer has been located and is safe, according to the Nutley Police Department.

Panzer was reported missing at approximately 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. She was in Paramus at the time attending classes at Bergen Community College. 

Panzer is a graduate of Nutley High School, Class of 2021. 

Nutley Public Safety Commissioner ...

Over 3,000 Thank You Notes Delivered to Veterans in Honor of Thanksgiving

December 1, 2021

PARAMUS, NJ –– This past Veteran's Day, Representative Mikie Sherrill asked residents to write a "Thanksgiving Thank You" note to veterans.  To date, the campaign received over 3,000 Thank You notes for Veterans, announced Sherrill's Office. 

Residents thanked local veterans and active service members in our community. The ...

Secret Donor Provides 10 Thanksgiving Turkeys for Area Residents in Need

HAWTHORNE, NJ - Ten Hawthorne families will be able to give thanks for a turkey at their dinner table because of the generosity of a fellow Hawthorne resident.

The mystery person provided a donation to Martha’s Pantry at St. Clements Episcopal Church to distribute turkeys to families who might be in need.

“We had a person here in town who gave us vouchers for Hawthorne residents ...

HS Bowling: Bergen Tech Boys/Girls Capture Big North Pre-Season Tournament

December 2, 2021

WAYNE, NJ - The Bergen Tech Boys and Girls Bowling teams opened their new season with a bang, capturing the Big North Liberty Division Pre-Season Bowling Tournament against teams within the Big North Liberty Division, Wednesday afternoon at T-Bowl Lanes in Wayne. 

Junior McKenzie Flynn was the Lady Knights high bowler, rolling a 204-193-179-576 series, while senior captain Rachel Lee ...

Paramus-Lyndhurst-Hackensack Defeats Montville in Ice Hockey Opener

MONTVILLE, NJ - The Montville hockey team suffered a season-opening loss on Saturday, as it saw a first period lead slip away in a 3-1 loss to Paramus-Lyndhurst-Hackensack at Mennen Arena.

The game marked the debut of first-year head coach Anthony Iannone, who took over after Alex Beatrice led the team for the past four years. Iannone, who was previously a junior varsity coach at ...

Bergen County Zoo Features Special Animal Light Show Throughout December

November 30, 2021

PARAMUS, NJ - The Bergen County Zoo at Van Saun County Park is hosting a "Holiday Lantern Spectacular," and spectacular it is!

The display, called "Let It Glow!", is a holiday light show sponsored by the Friends of the Bergen County Zoo in partnership with Tianyu Arts & Culture, Inc., and features traditional Chinese lanterns with a modern twist, including dozens ...

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TAPinto Announces 2022 Primary Election Policies

December 1, 2021

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Expanded Partnership Between CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System Approved by State of New Jersey

MORRISTOWN / FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, NJ – December 1, 2021 – In a step that clears the way for completion of a unique model for health system co-ownership, New Jersey Superior Court Judge Joseph Quinn has accepted New Jersey Acting Attorney General Andrew Bruck’s approval of CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System’s plans to expand their successful partnership.

The Right Guy… to Take Care of Veterans

When asked about the hard times Veterans can have filing for VA Disability benefits, Army Veteran and Vet Center Outreach Specialist had some passionate words to say…

“You can contact the Vet Centers and we can walk you through step by step on everything that you need to do step by step to make sure you get everything that your owed. You’ve earned your benefits through your ...

Filling the Cracks with Gold

Many years ago when I experienced significant loss, it felt like my heart had shattered into pieces and I had no idea how to repair the damage. I believed that I would remain that way forever.

One day I shared my feelings about my broken heart with a dear friend. When I was finished crying, she held my face in her hands and said, “Your heart may be broken, and it may never be exactly the ...

NJ TRANSIT’s Renaissance Plans Focus on a Decade of Enhancements

NEW JERSEY – The state’s most extensive transit system recently laid out plans for a massive transformation intended to make it tops as far as reliability and efficiency.

According to NJ TRANSIT President and CEO Kevin Corbett, President, the company intends to make up for lost time and has already begun the process. Strategic plans made through 2030 bring a promise of increased ...

Upcoming Events


Sun, December 5, 12:00 PM

Garden State Model Railway Club, North Haledon

63rd Annual Model Train Show

Arts & Entertainment


Tue, December 7, 7:00 PM


Mayor and Council Public Meeting



Thu, December 9, 7:00 PM


Pool Commission Meeting


Activists Call on Bergen County to Fund the Arts

December 3, 2021

HACKENSACK, NJ - Activists from the Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF)’s ArtsBergen initiative are calling on county officials to allocate five percent of funding from the American Rescue Plan towards the arts. 

NNJCF will be hosting a networking event called Connect the Dots to encourage participants to rally for the five percent funding on December 8 from 6:00 p.m.

Below Freezing Temperatures Triggers Code Blue Warning for Bergen County

FAIR LAWN, NJ - We're about to get below-freezing temperatures over the next several nights, according to the National Weather Service, and this has triggered a code blue notification for Bergen and other counties throughout the state, according to 211, a system throughout the United States devoted to connecting people in need to the resources that can help.

The code blue ...

Full Criminal Report Against Jamie Moore, Mother of 14-Year-Old JaShyah Moore

November 24, 2021

EAST ORANGE, NJ - We're learning more about the accusations against an East Orange mother, charged with two counts of child endangerment, following the disappearance of her teenage daughter.  14-year-old JaShyah Moore was found two weeks after she was reported missing in Harlem, after running away from her East Orange home.  Prosecutors later charged her mother, 40-year-old ...

Four Atlantic Health System Medical Centers get ‘A’ Grade for Safety by Leapfrog for Fall 2021

Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its Fall 2021 Hospital Safety Grades.

“Our commitment to the safety of our patients and team members has ...

TAPinto Tips: Let TAPinto Be Part of your Marketing Plan

Do you have a Marketing Plan?  What are you doing now? Is it working? What's your budget? Do you want to reach our TAPinto viewers? Have you considered the TAPinto Do-it-Yourself (DIY) marketing platform? These are the questions I will ask you when inquiring about marketing with TAPinto.

The TAPinto network of 90 franchised sites in New Jersey ...

Issue Advocacy: How One TAPinto Franchisee Knew It Was Time to Engage the Reader Differently

Elizabeth Meyers knows how things work in Trenton.

She worked for a legislative member starting at the age of 20, then as a contract lobbyist, and then a stint at Capital Impact Group. Then Meyers went back to the legislature, where she worked as Assemblyman Wayne DeAngelo's Chief of Staff for nine years.

Meyers is the Publisher/Editor for TAPinto Bordentown and Editor for ...

10 DIY Décor Ideas for Your Holiday Home

So much of the joy from the holiday season comes from entertaining. Whether you’re throwing a big bash for the neighborhood or hosting a more intimate gathering of close family and friends, filling your home with exciting and colorful decorations is a must.

Rather than buying everything pre-made, consider rounding out your décor collection with some DIY items that highlight your ...