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St. Joseph’s Health Appoints Dr. Nilesh Patel as Chairman of Emergency Medicine

St. Joseph’s Health is pleased to announce that Nilesh Patel, DO, has been appointed as Chairman of Emergency Medicine. In his role, Patel will oversee the Emergency Departments at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, and St. Joseph Wayne Medical Center in Wayne, New Jersey.

“Dr. Patel brings more than a decade of experience delivering emergency care to our ...

PCCC President Steven M. Rose Appointed to MSCHE

Passaic County Community College (PCCC) president Dr. Steven M. Rose has been named a committee officer of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), a Philadelphia-based, voluntary, non-governmental membership association that promotes educational excellence across institutions with diverse missions, student populations, and resources.

Dr. Rose was named in January as the ...

Woodland Park, Montclair Scout Troops Launch Blessing Bag Service Drive

February 22, 2021

WOODLAND PARK - Woodland Park Cub Scout Pack 31, and Boy Scouts Troop 238 of Woodland Park and Troop 12 of Montclair have launched "Bags of Hope," a service project that will benefit Tomorrow's Children at Hackensack University Medical Center, which serves children with cancer and blood disease. 

Donations for children aged 10-20 to fill chemo care bags are being ...

Mother Nature's Last Winter Punch?

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for New Jersey, starting from 4am on Thursday morning until 10am on Friday.  The anticipated coastal low is in the process of forming and will likely position itself slightly farther out to sea than models indicated yesterday.  This will likely allow a slightly larger area to see a changeover to ...

COVID19: Vitamin D and the Sunshine at the End of the Tunnel

As a pediatric orthopaedist, I regularly discuss bone health with my patients, expounding on the multitude of benefits of vitamin D supplementation. Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, is a cheap, easily available nutrient that impacts bone quality and is known to boost immunity, which is especially relevant as we try to stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

What is profoundly interesting is ...

Making Contact

I will be glad when all this QAnon conspiracy nonsense is behind us and we can finally return to the more relevant and pressing plots that obsess us. Like UFOs and visitors from other planets.

In what to me is a welcome return to normalcy, there has been a nostalgic resurgence in unidentified flying objects and distant intelligent life lately that is both refreshing and awe inspiring.

For ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisees: Elizabeth Meyers and Steve Lenox from TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The TAPinto Featured Franchisees for March 2021 are Steve Lenox and Elizabeth Meyers from TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville. 

Neither Lenox nor Meyers are new to the TAPinto community. 

TAPinto Hamilton/Robbinsville was the third site Lenox launched, after previously opening TAPinto Paterson and TAPinto Bayonne. Lenox was awarded TAPinto’s 2021 Highest Honor ...

‘All News Is Local’ is More Applicable than Ever Before

There’s a famous saying that “All politics Is local.” As politics has become nationalized and even local candidates are now being forced to follow or defend the pronouncements of the national political parties, the adage is seemingly less accurate.  Meanwhile, COVID-19 has caused the news industry to be turned on its head as all news is becoming local.

For instance, when ...

Railroad History Comes Alive at Steamtown Historic National Site in Scranton PA

February 24, 2021

SCRANTON, PA -- Located in the heart of Scranton, Pennsylvania, Steamtown National Historic Site offers visitors an exciting look into one of the first rail lines built in the northeast. The park is built on the former site of the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, one of the earliest and most important rail lines in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Steamtown features a large collection of ...

Lincoln of Wayne Provides Safe and Personalized Shopping Experience with On-Demand Service

WAYNE, NJ -- As a leading national dealership, Lincoln of Wayne has embraced technology and personalized service in recent years. During the COVID-19 pandemic, those options have proven to be of great value in continuing to serve their customers safely. Peter Spina, Jr., General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, spoke with TAPintoTV, about their innovative On Demand program. 

“The ...

Lost Tool Found in Forgotten Irvington Well

February 23, 2021

The unearthing of a more than 140-year-old well by PSE&G crews working in Irvington generated a buzz in a neighborhood that has endured months of COVID-19 restrictions and revealed a vital piece of the town’s past as a farming hub.

In early December, after two years of upgrading pipes throughout Irvington as part of PSE&G’s Gas System Modernization Program, the three-person ...

Small Businesses Can Play a Big Role in Combatting Covid-19’s Spread

Gov. Phil Murphy’s recent announcement that some statewide COVID-19 business restrictions are being relaxed may signal that more relief is ahead for small- and medium-sized businesses. The welcome news comes as New Jersey’s COVID benchmarks are finally trending lower.

But as chief medical officer at an urgent care organization which provides COVID- 19 testing throughout Central New ...

As Food Delivery Booms, More Ghost Kitchens Emerge in NJ

March 2, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Delivery has become our new best friend over the past year. With the pandemic almost a year old and numerous delivery services at our fingertips, the idea of having food come to you (instead of the other way around) has become commonplace.

After the initial shock and shut downs of the pandemic, New Jersey restaurants were put through the wringer with ...

New Jersey Date Night: Making History

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

February is Black History Month and as such we’re reminded of so many people who have made a difference in how we live all year through. As we celebrate the hefty list of accomplishments of those who came before us, we think of those who are making history in the now; some in politics, some in ...

'Stay out of Paterson,' Speziale Tells Out of Towners Following Drugs Arrests

February 27, 2021

PATERSON, NJ - Members of the Paterson Police Department’s Narcotics Detectives responded to numerous complaints from concerned citizens who reside in the area of Hamilton Ave between Summer Street and Lake St regarding the rampant narcotics distribution occurring within the area Friday by making 11 arrests.

Of those arrested, Paterson Public Safety Director Jerry Speziale said, seven ...

Three Students From Passaic Valley Region Recognized in 2021 County Calendar Poster Contest

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ - Three fourth grade students from the Passaic Valley area have been recognized in 25th Annual 2021 My County Poster Calendar Contest, Passaic County Clerk Danielle Ireland-Imhof announced. 

Woodland Park's Beatrice Gilmore School fourth grader Victoria Califano took second place with her depiction of the Paterson Falls. Her artwork is ...

1 Dead in Union County Legionnaires’ Disease Cluster, State Health Officials Say

March 3, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — An investigation of a cluster of Legionnaires’ disease cases in Union County is underway by the New Jersey Department of Health. The NJDOH is aware of 14 confirmed cases, including one death, among individuals who live in or spend time in the county.

The cases were reported to NJDOH between February 3 and February 26. The department is working with local health ...

Newark-based Employment Program for Youth Earns National Recognition

NEWARK, NJ — An employment program for youth and young teens in Newark is on its way to becoming a model for the country. 

The Newark Youth One Stop Career Center's Summer Youth Employment Program was recognized on the national stage last week when program director Marsha Armstrong served as a guest speaker during Aspen’s peer-learning session, ...

Hungry Girl: Fast and Easy by Lisa Lillien

Hungry Girl: Fast & Easy-All Natural Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less by Lisa Lillien (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2021)

 

Lisa Lillien is a good friend of mine. Oh, I have met her only once in person at a book signing at Wegman’s in Woodbridge, NJ, but I get an e-mail from her every week day from hungrygirl.com. I feel like I know Lisa well because she thinks like I ...

The Lost Boys by Faye Kellerman

The Lost Boys by Faye Kellerman. (Harper Collins, 2021)

 

Faye Kellerman began the Peter Decker- Rina Lazarus series in 1986. In the first novel, police officer, Detective Peter Decker of the LAPD, is called in to investigate the rape of a woman, who was going home after taking a mikvah, the cleansing bath, that Orthodox Jewish women take once a month. This is an unthinkable crime, ...

One Night in Miami

One Night in Miami      Film on Netflix

It was February 25, 1965, Convention Hall in Miami, Florida. The hungry for glory, young Cassius Clay has whipped Sonny Liston to win the title of  Heavyweight Champion of the World. Looking for a way to celebrate his triumph, Clay joins three of his friends, Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.), Jim Brown (Aldie Hodge), and Malcolm X ...

Opening Ourselves to Possible Pain: Five Strategies to Help You Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

How many times have you heard, the best step you can take to grow as a person is to step outside your comfort zone and take risks?

This is the theme of just about every self-help book I have ever read, and it has been stated to me by just about every person I have interviewed. I take this advice to heart, and it governs most everything I do. But, even as a staunch practitioner, it’s not ...

Be the One to Find the One: 3 Tips to Create Lasting Love

It has been reported that the divorce rate in America is 50 percent for first marriages, 67 percent for second marriages, and 73 percent for third marriages. These numbers indicate that many people repeat the same mistakes over and over again. While a new relationship may look different at first, before long we are right back where we started, dealing with the same issues again, repeating the ...

Measure Designating February 14 as Frederick Douglass Day in New Jersey Clears Legislature, Heads to Gov

March 1, 2021

Bill Sponsored by Senators Lagana, Cunningham, Pou & Assembly members Wimberly, Reynolds-Jackson & Quijano

(TRENTON) – Legislation commemorating the chosen birthday of abolitionist Frederick Douglass cleared the full Assembly on Monday, 70-0. It will now go to the Governor’s desk.

The resolution (AJR-180/SJR-93) will declare February 14 as ‘Frederick Douglass ...

Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

Help the planet from your own yard

A nonprofit farm in Cedar Grove, N.J., is making it easy for area residents to help the monarch butterfly, an important pollinator whose existence is threatened by loss of habitat and climate change.

Morgan’s Farm, part of the Cedar Grove Historical Society, already has hundreds of milkweed plants available for preorder on its website. Residents will ...