Learn to Make Your Own Reusable Fabric Shopping Bag

As part of National Quilting Day, The West Milford Heritage Quilters are hosting a workshop to teach people how to make their own reusable fabric shopping bag since plastic shopping bags are being phased out. Interested people just need to bring: their own sewing machine, extension cord, 1 yard of fabric with matching thread, straight pins and scissors – the Quilters will teach the rest! And don't forget to bring your own lunch! 

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As part of National Quilting Day, The West Milford Heritage Quilters are hosting a workshop to teach people how to make their own reusable fabric shopping bag since plastic shopping bags are being phased out. Interested people just need to bring: their own sewing machine, extension cord, 1 yard of fabric with matching thread, straight pins and scissors – the Quilters will teach the rest! ...

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Passaic Valley Water Commission Implements COVID-19 Coronavirus Protections

Coronavirus is not transmitted by water. Still, Passaic Valley Water Commission (PVWC) wants to protect its ability to deliver water even if employees are impacted by the virus. “We’re being proactive by taking steps to help prevent employee illness and prepare for operations should significant illnesses occur,” said Executive Director Joseph Bella. The goal is to ...

Third Confirmed Case of COVID-10 Coronavirus in Little Falls

March 26, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Authorities report that there is a third confirmed case of COVID-19 coronavirus in Little Falls. The most recent case is a 71 year old male. 

The first two cases were a 50 year old Female, and the second is a 57 year old male.

Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said at a press conference Tuesday that positive cases in parts of New Jersey could surge in the next two ...

2 Confirmed cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Little Falls

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - There are currently two confirmed COVID-10 Coronavirus cases in Little Falls.

According to health officials, one is a 57-year-old female, the other is a 50-year-old male. 

For general questions pertaining to COVID-19, please call the New Jersey Department of Health COVID-19 Hotline at 211 or text NJCOVID to 898-211. For mental health-related concerns during ...

No Tax Increase in Little Falls Mayor's 2020 Municipal Budget

March 25, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Mayor James Damiano presented an overview of the 2020 municipal budget during the Township Council meeting on March 23, which features no tax increase to the municipal portion of taxes. 

Damiano touted the Township's strong financial position and the recent upgrade to a AA bond rating the Township received this past year from Standard & Poor's.

"We ...

Little Falls Library Holds Family Fun Night

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Little Falls Public Library recently held its fourth annual "Family Fun Night," an evening of refreshments and family-oriented entertainment, sponsored by the library and the Little Falls Biz. 

Approximately 40 attendees enjoyed the evening's activities on March 6. Kids took part in face-painting and coloring activities. The animated ...

TAPinto Provides Platform for Local Businesses to Communicate to Customers and Community During Pandemic

March 29, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Michael Shapiro, CEO & Publisher of TAPinto.net, spoke with Brian Brodeur of East Main Media, about ways local businesses can continue to communicate with both customers and the community during the coronavirus crisis. 

In this segment taken from TAPintoTV’s weekly Sunday morning show on News 12+, Shapiro spoke with Brodeur via video conference from his home ...

TAPinto CEO Speaks About the Impact of Local News During Coronavirus Pandemic

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Michael Shapiro, CEO & Publisher of TAPinto.net, spoke with Brian Brodeur of East Main Media this week to share how TAPinto has been an invaluable source of information for readers seeking local news to learn how the coronavirus pandemic has affected their own communities. 

Shapiro, who lives in Broward County, Florida, reports that his county is one of the ...

New Jersey Date Night: Cuddle Up with Dinner & a Movie

March 28, 2020

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

Hunkering down home-side is the rule of the day. And while chez living room is getting a little repetitive, jazzing up a stay-at-home rendez vous is definitely possible; it just takes a little creativity and a little help from the resources at hand.  Luckily, many New Jersey restaurants and shops are ...

Getting Dinner to Go? Don’t Forget the Wine

Restaurants may be unable to serve you in their dining rooms due to the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic, but you can still get that beer or wine you would have ordered at a table with your takeout.

During the pandemic, restaurants are seeing an uptick in the number of alcoholic beverages they sell to go or, depending on that restaurant’s license, by delivery. The beverages must be sold in ...

Freeholder Director Sandi Lazzara Announces County Response to Coronavirus

March 17, 2020

PATERSON, NJ - Passaic County Freeholder Director Sandi Lazzara has announced a series of steps taken by her colleagues to help keep the community safe and limit the further spread of COVID-19, coronavirus.

Included in these is giving County Administrator Anthony DeNova emergency powers including the authorization to close non-essential county buildings and cancel all public meetings ...

NJ Man Cited for Hosting 47 People at "Corona Party"

March 29, 2020

EWING, NJ -- A 54-year-old Ewing Township man faces multiples citations after hosting a "Corona Party" Friday evening in violation of the State's temporary ban on gatherings during the on-going COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic announced Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo J. Onofri.    He and Ewing Police Chief John P. Stemler III reported the man was issued two ...

NJ Governor Considers Mortgage Forbearance & Possible Partial State Quarantine During Coronavirus Epidemic

TRENTON, NJ - The governor announced help for those who may be struggling with mortgage payments and the possibility of a further New Jersey quarantine in his daily press conference Saturday about COVID-19.

Financial institutions will provide mortgage forbearance and financial protections for New Jerseyans facing economic hardship as a result COVID-19, according to an announcement by ...

'Conscience' Recreates Red Scare Clash

NEW BRUNSWICK,NJ - A riveting, timely play is now on view at George Street Playhouse, exploring the conflict between Senators Margaret Chase Smith and Joseph McCarthy.

With the red scare taking place in the U.S., Smith became concerned that McCarthy had created an atmosphere of fear, where citizens were afraid to speak out. They might be labeled Communists or Fascists. Countless careers and ...

The Good Neighbor

The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant (Inkubator Books, 2020)

 Recently I was at a doctor’s appointment and my physician asked if I had read anything good lately. Then she offered a tip to read The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant. 

The Good Neighbor starts off with an intriguing Prologue. In fact, the first line of the novel reads, “There was so much blood. It wasn’t ...

The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand

The Perfect Couple by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown, 2018)

 

Who is “the perfect couple”in Elin Hilderbrand’s novel The Perfect Couple. Is it Greer Garrison Winbury, famous mystery author, and her husband, Tag, the owners of the Summerland estate on Nantucket? Is it the Winbury’s son, Benji and his beautiful fiancé, Celeste Otis? Is it Celeste’s ...

Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham

Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham  (Doubleday, 2015)

 

Quirky lawyers as protagonists make for fun reading if they are three-dimensional and believable. Take Mickey Haller, “the Lincoln lawyer,” from Michael Connelly’s series. Haller, a defender of bottom feeders like drug lords, bicycle gang members, and drunk drivers, uses his Lincoln Town car as his law office. In ...

Tips to Stay Positive and Productive During the Coronavirus Outbreak

There are very real challenges facing our world today. A pandemic, financial concerns, isolation, and health issues can create anxiety and fear. When the news is all doom and gloom, it’s hard for even the most optimistic among us to stay positive, but that is exactly what we must do!

Just at a time when we need each other the most, self isolation rules have been put in place leaving many ...

Tear Down that Wall!

This morning, I received a phone call from a business colleague with whom I have forged a friendship. During the call, she informed me about her recent illness and shared the challenges that she endured. After hearing about her suffering and subsequent recovery, I said, “Oh honey, I’m so happy that you’re feeling better.”

After my statement, there was a moment of ...

Chilton Medical Center Builds Triage Tent as Part of Preparedness Planning with Morris County OEM

March 28, 2020

Chilton Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, in partnership with Morris County Office of Emergency Management and the Morris County Office of Health Management, has announced that they have launch­­ed a self-contained, patient triage and assessment system that is adjacent to the Emergency Department on 97 West Parkway.

As COVID-19 began to emerge overseas, Chilton Medical ...

School of Rock Wayne Keeps Rocking with Launch of Remote Learning Program

 

 

SCHOOL OF ROCK WAYNE KEEPS ROCKING WITH LAUNCH OF REMOTE LEARNING PROGRAM

 

WAYNE, NJ (March 24, 2020): School of Rock, the leader in performance-based music education, has launched virtual, one-on-one music lessons for its 40,000 students around the world through its School of Rock Remote program. The program is in response to the growing number of citizens ...