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October 2, 2021

Big, bold and beautiful, these dazzling tulips are sure to brighten your gardens and neighborhood. Include a few or all ten to create a colorful display throughout the spring that is sure to delight you and everyone who passes by. Welcome spring with Red Emperor, one of the earliest tulips to ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Mayor Steven Fulop, Public Safety Director James Shea, and JCFD Chief Steven McGill are inviting the community to come out to watch the Jersey City Fire Department’s 150th Anniversary parade on Sunday, Oct. 3. Contingents of local uniformed firefighters will be joined by first ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - In recognition of its 90th anniversary, Berkeley College hosted four cherry tree planting ceremonies in municipalities where its New Jersey campuses are located: Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge, and Woodland Park. The events took place on Sept. 28 and 29, coinciding with a ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The town’s annual Halloween parade has been called off due to concerns about the highly transmissible delta variant of COVID-19, but an alternative virtual costume contest has the health department’s approval. Jeffrey Feldman, a member of the Optimist Club, a community service ...

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PARAMUS, NJ — The Bergen County Zoo welcomed the Red Wolf exhibit on Friday as hundreds clamored to get a glimpse of two red wolves visiting from the Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem, New York. Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the Board of County Commissioners were on hand at the ...

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Coppertone® has issued a nationwide voluntary recall of specific lots of aerosol sunscreens due to the presence of Benzene, a human carcinogen, announced the FDA. The recall includes the Pure & Simple SPF 50 Spray (2021 Launch), Sport Mineral SPF 50 Spray (2021 Launch) and Travel-Size ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Police Department will host Coffee With A Cop on Wednesday, Oct. 6 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the newly opened Starbucks, 1730 Rt. 46 west, near And That. The mission of Coffee With A Cop is to break down barriers between police officers and the citizens they ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ — This little girl, Nina, was adopted out by S.T.A.R.T. several years ago. Now, as a senior, Nina is again looking for her forever home. Her “mom” recently passed away and there were no remaining family members to take her in. S.T.A.R.T welcomed her back as a foster, but Nina ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Just two days after Gov. Phil Murphy laid out his objectives for a cleaner New Jersey during a gubernatorial debate with Republican challenger Jack Ciattarelli, he doubled down on his word Thursday when he paid a visit to Newark’s South Ward - an area bounded by major highways, rails ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy made a visit to Berkeley Heights on Thursday to welcome Fiserv to their new location at 100 Connell Drive at The Park.  "Thank you for choosing New Jersey and welcome to Fiserv's new home in Berkeley Heights," said Murphy. Fiserv is a leading global ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Due to the success of its Farmers Market and demand, the market has been extended for two weeks. It will now conclude on Oct. 23.  The market is held on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dowling Parkway at McBride Avenue. This week's expected vendors include Angel Family ...

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CLIFTON, NJ – Efforts to clean up and restore the New Street Reservoir following flooding from Hurricane Ida reached a significant point late last week. Water in the 52-million-gallon reservoir has been brought back to the high-quality water standards that existed prior to the ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Brian Brodeur, executive producer of East Main Media and TAPintoTV, spoke with Regina Egea, President of the Garden State Initiative (GSI), to discuss GSI's report entitled, Toward a Fiscally Sustainable New Jersey: Analysis and Recommendations. Co-authored by Thad D. Calabrese ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - COVID-19 robbed us of many milestones and memorable moments, but few have lost out on more traditional rites of passage than this year’s sophomore class. They were the high school Class of 2020 who didn’t get to dance at a senior prom, walk at a graduation or experience the ...

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NEWARK, NJ — New Jersey Institute of Technology continues to showcase itself as one of the country's best higher education institutions across the board after it placed in the top quarter of U.S. universities and colleges, according to the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education.  For the ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - The Little Falls Recreation Department will be hosting the annual Run Little Falls 5K Run/Walk this Sunday, Oct. 3 at Passaic Valley High School. Check-in and pre-race stretching begins at 8 a.m. The race start time is at 9 a.m. The Family Fun Run and All Abilities 1-Miler ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — During a virtual Livingston Board of Education (LBOE) meeting where the agenda focused on district goals for the 2021-2022 academic year—including a top-priority goal to "improve the culture and community within Livingston Public Schools (LPS) by enhancing inclusiveness, awareness, ...

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NEWARK, NJ – The first of two debates in the New Jersey Governor’s race kicks off at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark tomorrow, pitting incumbent Phil Murphy, a Democrat, against Republican challenger, Jack Ciattarelli.  “NJPAC is honored to host what promises to be an engaging ...

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WASHINGTON — Nestlé USA Inc., of Schaumburg, IL, announced Sunday it is recalling approximately 27,872 pounds of frozen DiGiorno Crispy Pan Crust pepperoni pizza due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

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PATERSON, NJ — While the setting and circumstances may have been much different from previous times he received the cheers of a champion, Arland Macasieb left St. Joseph’s University Medical Center under a hail of applause from well-wishers including his family, doctors, nurses, and others that ...

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NEW JERSEY — The air is turning cooler, the days are getting shorter and pumpkin spice is everywhere. Now’s the time to get into the autumn spirit with these easy cool-weather cocktails you can make at home. Pumpkin Spice White Russian: Over ice, combine 2 oz. vodka, 1 oz. pumpkin spice liqueur, ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - The Woodland Park Stigma Free Task Force is planning a color run on Saturday, Oct. 2 on Memorial Field, behind Memorial Middle School on Memorial Drive. The run starts at 9 a.m. No pre-registration fee is required. Kids and adults are welcome to join the fun. Please bring ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Rimli Roy and Surati will host their 13th Annual Holi Hai Color Walk and Festival on Saturday. The annual Holi Hai Festival is the largest Holi celebration in the Tri-State area, turning the whole neighborhood into a colorful playground of celebration. The event starts at 10 ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur spoke with comedian John Poveromo about vaccinations and their role in stand-up comedy venues. Vaccine mandates have been making headlines recently in the stand-up comedy world, with Saturday Night Live alumni Jim Breuer making a statement ...

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CLIFTON, NJ – Passaic Valley Water Commission (PVWC) has begun flushing water mains in Clifton, Passaic, Paterson, Prospect Park and Woodland Park. The flushing is needed because, earlier this month, remnants of Hurricane Ida caused torrential rainfall to overflow the banks and contaminate the New ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ -  Woodland Park Borough's annual town-wide garage sale will be held on Saturday, Oct. 2 and Sunday, Oct. 3, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. All residents are welcome to participate by having a sale at their residence. All permit fees will be waived this weekend. Register ...

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LITTLE FALLS - The Little Falls Police Department welcomed their newest member. Tommy Trommelen was officially sworn in by Mayor James Damiano as a new officer on Sept. 15.  Trommelen was born and raised in Clifton. After graduating from Clifton High School, he began volunteering for the Little ...

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WOODLAND PARK, NJ - This year’s Woodland Park Day festivities on Saturday, Sept. 25 at Memorial Field behind Memorial School are going to be bigger than ever. The event starts at 2 p.m. and ends with fireworks at 8 p.m.  This year’s event will feature a concert by the Sensational Soul Cruisers, ...

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TOTOWA, NJ - More foul weather is forecasted to continue tonight  into tomorrow morning, September 24. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for portions of Passaic County including the Passaic Valley towns of Woodland Park, Little Falls, and Totowa, a warning area locals ...

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CLIFTON, NJ  – When remnants of Hurricane Ida swept through the area, it caused torrential rainfall to overflow the banks and contaminate the New Street Reservoir. Water from the reservoir, which supplies Clifton, Passaic, Paterson and Woodland Park could no longer be used, causing a Boil Water ...

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