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Travel “Into the Woods” at Bergen this Month

November 12, 2018

PARAMUS, N.J. – The Bergenstages theatre troupe will open its next show, the musical “Into the Woods,” Friday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in Bergen Community College’s Anna Maria Ciccone Theatre (400 Paramus Road).

Based on the book by James Lapine and with music and lyrics written by Stephen Sondheim, the performance explores three different fairytales and reveals how ...

Bergen Community College recognized by Project Literacy for commitment to improving lives through education

October 25, 2018

HACKENSACK, N.J. – Project Literacy of Greater Bergen County recognized Bergen Community College and its commitment to improving lives through education at the nonprofit’s annual gala, “A New Bridge to Literacy” Oct. 12 at the Stony Hill Inn.

Bergen County Freeholder Joan Voss, Ed.D., presented Bergen President Michael D. Redmond, Ph.D., with the award. During his ...

Paramus, Fair Lawn, Glen Rock 5th-Graders Hear Lizzie Sider's Remedy For Bullies

November 9, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Dancing in their seats and waving hand-crafted butterflies emblazoned with various messages including “Believe in Yourself” and “Stay Strong,” fifth-grade students from three area school districts filled Fair Lawn High School auditorium to hear the voice of wisdom from, yes, a 20-year-old.

Approximately 200 students from Fair Lawn, Glen Rock ...

Bergen Community College recognized by Project Literacy for commitment to improving lives through education

HACKENSACK, N.J. – Project Literacy of Greater Bergen County recognized Bergen Community College and its commitment to improving lives through education at the nonprofit’s annual gala, “A New Bridge to Literacy” Oct. 12 at the Stony Hill Inn.

Bergen County Freeholder Joan Voss, Ed.D., presented Bergen President Michael D. Redmond, Ph.D., with the award. During his ...

Bergen County's First GSA Summit a Huge Success, Boon for High School GSAs

PARAMUS, NJ -- The Tech Center at Bergen Community College opened its doors for a brand new, inspiring day of leadership and activism at the first county-wide High School Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) summit.

Over 200 high school students from 29 towns came to the summit to brainstormed how to make GSAs better and help improve communities. Hackensack High School and Bergen County Academies GSAs ...

2018 Election Results: Paramus Democrats Sweep

November 7, 2018

PARAMUS, NEW JERSEY: In what turned out to be a monumental election, Paramus Mayor Rich LaBarbiera, Councilwoman Holly Tedesco-Santos, and Councilman Pat Verile triumphed over opponents Councilwoman Jeanne Webber (Mayoral Candidate), Mohammed Reda and Jorge Quintana (Council Candidates). With over ten thousand voters coming out to the polls, current Paramus Mayor Rich LaBarbiera received over six ...

Bergen County Election Results: DeLorenzo Loses Sheriff's Race

HACKENSACK, NJ - With 98 percent of the precincts reporting in, it appears that Hasbrouck Heights Mayor Jack DeLorenzo’s bid to become Bergen County Sheriff will fall short. Democrat Anthony Cureton of Englewood, a former police officer and current president of the Bergen County Chapter of the NAACP, defeated DeLorenzo, capturing 53 percent of the vote.

The special election was required ...

Hasbrouck Heights Police Chief Colaneri Says No Politics Behind Removal of Campaign Signs

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- After TAPinto Hackensack obtained video of a Hasbrouck Height police officer removing political signs that were stuck in the ground around at the corner of Route 17 and Franklin Avenue, our affiliate TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights contacted the town Police Chief Michael Colaneri Sr., who claimed this was standard practice.

The Borough of Hasbrouck ...

New Bridge Medical Center Presents 10th Annual Taste of Bergen Featuring Celebrity Chef Chris Holland

November 6, 2018

PARAMUS, NJ – Want to get a taste of the best restaurants in Bergen County? Then this event is for you!

The New Bridge Medical Center Foundation presents the 10th Annual "A Taste of Bergen" 6 p.m. Monday, November 12 at The Venetian, 546 River Drive, in Garfield, featuring celebrity chef Chris Holland, the 2017 Grand Champion of the Food Network’s ...

New Bridge Medical Center Presents 10th Annual Taste of Bergen Featuring Celebrity Chef Chris Holland

PARAMUS, NJ – Want to get a taste of the best restaurants in Bergen County? Then this event is for you!

The New Bridge Medical Center Foundation presents the 10th Annual "A Taste of Bergen" 6 p.m. Monday, November 12 at The Venetian, 546 River Drive, in Garfield, featuring celebrity chef Chris Holland, the 2017 Grand Champion of the Food Network’s ...

Veteran Uses Her PTSD To Support Other Veterans: A Story of Courage & Victory

November 13, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Veteran Elsie Cruz knows the affects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder first hand and how it could lead to suicide, 22 per day in the veteran community. Locally, she is helping other veterans get the care they need, without the stigma, as she spreads her story and message of hope.

Although PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder has become a familiar term in our ...

Paramus, Fair Lawn, Glen Rock 5th-Graders Hear Lizzie Sider's Remedy For Bullies

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Dancing in their seats and waving hand-crafted butterflies emblazoned with various messages including “Believe in Yourself” and “Stay Strong,” fifth-grade students from three area school districts filled Fair Lawn High School auditorium to hear the voice of wisdom from, yes, a 20-year-old.

Approximately 200 students from Fair Lawn, Glen Rock ...

New Bridge Medical Center Presents 10th Annual Taste of Bergen Featuring Celebrity Chef Chris Holland

PARAMUS, NJ – Want to get a taste of the best restaurants in Bergen County? Then this event is for you!

The New Bridge Medical Center Foundation presents the 10th Annual "A Taste of Bergen" 6 p.m. Monday, November 12 at The Venetian, 546 River Drive, in Garfield, featuring celebrity chef Chris Holland, the 2017 Grand Champion of the Food Network’s ...

2018 Election Results: Paramus Democrats Sweep

November 7, 2018

PARAMUS, NEW JERSEY: In what turned out to be a monumental election, Paramus Mayor Rich LaBarbiera, Councilwoman Holly Tedesco-Santos, and Councilman Pat Verile triumphed over opponents Councilwoman Jeanne Webber (Mayoral Candidate), Mohammed Reda and Jorge Quintana (Council Candidates). With over ten thousand voters coming out to the polls, current Paramus Mayor Rich LaBarbiera received over six ...

2018 Election Results: Paramus Democrats Sweep

PARAMUS, NEW JERSEY: In what turned out to be a monumental election, Paramus Mayor Rich LaBarbiera, Councilwoman Holly Tedesco-Santos, and Councilman Pat Verile triumphed over opponents Councilwoman Jeanne Webber (Mayoral Candidate), Mohammed Reda and Jorge Quintana (Council Candidates). With over ten thousand voters coming out to the polls, current Paramus Mayor Rich LaBarbiera received over six ...

Video of Hasbrouck Heights Police Officer Removing Political Lawn Signs Emerges

A recent video taken late on Monday October 29th depicts an on duty Hasbrouck Heights Police Officer removing Democratic political lawn signs on Route 17 South by the Franklin Street off ramp. 

It is common during election season for political signs to be placed upon highly traved rightaways. 

The current Mayor of Hasbrouck Heights, Jack Delorenzo, is a candidate for Bergen County ...

Forecasters Blew It, Rutgers Climatologist Says of The Storm

November 19, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK - Thursday's autumn snowstorm hit much harder than weather forecasts predicted, the worst of it when most people would be on the roads for the evening rush hour, said Rutgers University professor and state climatologist David Robinson.

"The weather forecast was incorrect. I'm not a forecaster and I don't like to throw darts, but it was a blown forecast," ...

Veteran Uses Her PTSD To Support Other Veterans: A Story of Courage & Victory

November 13, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ - Veteran Elsie Cruz knows the affects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder first hand and how it could lead to suicide, 22 per day in the veteran community. Locally, she is helping other veterans get the care they need, without the stigma, as she spreads her story and message of hope.

Although PTSD or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder has become a familiar term in our ...

Paramus, Fair Lawn, Glen Rock 5th-Graders Hear Lizzie Sider's Remedy For Bullies

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Dancing in their seats and waving hand-crafted butterflies emblazoned with various messages including “Believe in Yourself” and “Stay Strong,” fifth-grade students from three area school districts filled Fair Lawn High School auditorium to hear the voice of wisdom from, yes, a 20-year-old.

Approximately 200 students from Fair Lawn, Glen Rock ...

Daylight Saving Time: Paying the Price for the Extra Hour of Sleep

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Helmut Zarbl, an expert in circadian rhythm and its influence on sleep-wake cycles, hormone release, eating habits and more, says we pay the price for that extra hour of sleep - daylight saving time disrupts our biological clocks and affects our health.

Daylight saving time was introduced in Europe and the United States after World War I as part of an effort to ...

Hasbrouck Heights Police Chief Colaneri Says No Politics Behind Removal of Campaign Signs

November 6, 2018

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- After TAPinto Hackensack obtained video of a Hasbrouck Height police officer removing political signs that were stuck in the ground around at the corner of Route 17 and Franklin Avenue, our affiliate TAPinto Hasbrouck Heights contacted the town Police Chief Michael Colaneri Sr., who claimed this was standard practice.

The Borough of Hasbrouck ...

Video of Hasbrouck Heights Police Officer Removing Political Lawn Signs Emerges

A recent video taken late on Monday October 29th depicts an on duty Hasbrouck Heights Police Officer removing Democratic political lawn signs on Route 17 South by the Franklin Street off ramp. 

It is common during election season for political signs to be placed upon highly traved rightaways. 

The current Mayor of Hasbrouck Heights, Jack Delorenzo, is a candidate for Bergen County ...

Local Elected Officials and Community Leaders Come Together in Paramus to Celebrate First Responders

PARAMUS, N.J. – On Thursday, November 1, 2018, local elected officials and community leaders came together at the Paramus Police Department for a First Responders Appreciation Rally. Many of the speakers are up for re-election in this Tuesday's election. 

“One thing we know about here in Paramus is the importance of safety, and how important the role our first ...

Paramus, Fair Lawn, Glen Rock 5th-Graders Hear Lizzie Sider's Remedy For Bullies

November 9, 2018

FAIR LAWN, NJ – Dancing in their seats and waving hand-crafted butterflies emblazoned with various messages including “Believe in Yourself” and “Stay Strong,” fifth-grade students from three area school districts filled Fair Lawn High School auditorium to hear the voice of wisdom from, yes, a 20-year-old.

Approximately 200 students from Fair Lawn, Glen Rock ...

Gottheimer Convenes Faith Leaders From Across the Fifth District for summit in Paramus

PARAMUS, NJ - Friday morning, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) convened faith leaders from around the Fifth District at Bergen Community College to discuss the problems each congregation faces and how we can come together and make our communities safer and stronger.

“There is so much in the world today that focuses on what divides us - whether it be race, religion, ethnicity, ...

Walk to Fight Alzheimer's this Sunday; Hear Hackensack Woman's Experience as a Caregiver

Since 1985, Alzheimer’s New Jersey has provided care and support for New Jersey families and has helped advance research for a cure. Following four previous Sunday Walks to Fight Alzheimer's throughout the state to raise awareness and funds, Alzheimer's NJ will host it's final 2.5 mile walk of the year this Sunday, October 28 at Bergen Community College, ...

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NJAWBO Annual Holiday Dinner & Expo for Women Business Owners November 29 at The Bethwood in Totowa

November 19, 2018

The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Annual Statewide Holiday Dinner and Expo will take place on November 29 at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave, Totowa, New Jersey 07512, from 5:30 to 8:00pm.This festive holiday networking event provides an opportunity for women business owners (and those who would like to do business with them) to celebrate the season; networkwith ...