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Little Falls Public Library Closed Monday for Presidents Day

February 16, 2019

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - The Little Falls Public Library will be closed on Monday Feb. 18 in observance of Presidents Day.

The library will open for regular houses on Tuesday, Feb. 19 

Governor Murphy Declares State of Emergency

TRENTON, NJ -  Today, Governor Phil Murphy declared that New Jersey will enter a state of emergency beginning tonight at midnight ahead of the winter storm, which is expected to start tonight and continue throughout the day tomorrow. Executive Order No. 55 declares a state of emergency across all 21 counties in New Jersey, allowing resources to be deployed throughout the state during the ...

Pascrell Accepts Legislator of the Year Award From Major County Sheriffs Association

February 17, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr.’s support for law enforcement was recognized Wednesday as he was awarded the 2019 Legislator of the Year Award from the Major County Sheriffs’ Association,  a professional law enforcement association of elected sheriffs representing counties or parishes with populations of 500,000 or more.

Pascrell, who serves as ...

Sayegh to Receive Distinguished Alumni Award from DePaul Catholic

WAYNE, NJ - Mayor Andre Sayegh has been chosen as a distinguished alumnus from DePaul Catholic High School. Sayegh will be formally recongized at the school’s Spring Gala to be held at The Venetian in Garfield on Thursday, March 21.

Proceeds from the Gala will be dedicated to DePaul’s mission to foster the spiritual, intellectual, physical and social growth of its ...

Hawthorne Ambulance, Responding to Call, Overturns in Traffic Accident

HAWTHORNE, NJ - The second vehicle to be knocked over in as many days in Hawthorne, a Hawthorne Volunteer Ambulance was struck by a Jeep while responding to a call Friday night and fell onto its right side at the intersection of Goffle Road and Lafayette Avenue in front of the Dell Garden Center.

The vehicle which struck the ambulance was allegedly driven by another first responder coming to ...

New Jersey Teen Honors Dad’s Memory with Annual Toy Drive for Kids Fighting Cancer

February 18, 2019

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Piscataway student, Mikey Wojcik, 13 is continuing his mission to bring smiles to children fighting cancer as they are treated for the disease at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ).

Mikey, who lost his father, Michael to pancreatic cancer in 2015 kicked-off the start of his now 3rd annual fundraising campaign on Feb. 2, his dad’s birthday.

He is ...

Two Arrested for Prostitution Activities at New Fairfield Spa

FAIRFIELD, NJ — Two individuals were arrested in Fairfield on Friday for engaging in prostitution-related conduct after Fairfield police learned of illegal activities occurring at the new MVP Spa located at 180 Fairfield Road, according to police.

According to Fairfield Police Chief Anthony Manna, township zoning officials requested that Fairfield officers serve the owner of the ...

Lincoln's Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to the Presidency by Dan Abrams and David Fisher

Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled him to the Presidency by Dan Abrams and David Fisher. (Hanover Square Press, 2018)

 

The point of view from which a novel is told influences the reader’s perception of events, until we decide whether or not to trust the narrator. I wouldn’t classify Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case that Propelled Him to ...

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris. (Harper, 2018)

 

Twelve million civilians died in the death camps in Europe during World War II. Six million victims were of the Jewish faith; the other six millions were comprised of political prisoners, gypsies, homosexuals, Catholics, and the mentally and physically handicapped. For each of those 12 million people, extraordinary stories ...

All Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner

All Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner. (Atria, 2014).

Jennifer Weiner has captured the angst and humiliation of a young mother who is trapped in a situation that many professionals in their 30s, 40s and 50s face. While balancing a demanding career with raising children and caring for aging parents, people develop a variety of coping mechanisms to help them deal with daily stress. The wiser and ...

Why H.R. 8 is Useless!

February 7, 2019

Why H.R. 8 is useless!

As a New Jersey small business owner I’m painfully familiar with government red tape. As a New Jersey gun owner I’m painfully familiar with the government’s distrust and overregulation of a constitutionally protected right. Now the 119th Congress is aspiring to pour more salt in that wound in the name of H.R. 8, The Bipartisan Background Checks Act ...

It's Time for New Jersey to Allow Beer & Wine Sales at Supermarkets

For far too long, we’ve groused about the antiquated laws that stymie business growth in New Jersey.

With a new governor sworn in more than a year ago, following an administration that controlled Trenton for eight years, there’s been high hopes that state lawmakers would finally clean up the anti-business laws that have sat on dusty books for decades.

Because of these onerous ...

City Green Accepting Grant Applications For Passaic County Dig-In Program

February 19, 2019

City Green is accepting grant applications for the Passaic County Dig-In! program which provides local community members with the necessary tools and funding for community garden projects. In addition to the traditional community vegetable garden grants, City Green will award grants for existing community gardens as well as for pollinator/habitat gardens.

The Dig In! program is funded by the ...

Tragedy Leads New Jersey Man to Find Great Purpose

Dan Sarnowski and Betsy Niles met on an online dating website in 2001. Although never married, the couple shared a great life and many wonderful memories together.

“Betsy and I were together for 10 years,” said Sarnowski. “In March of 2011, she was struck by a man driving a van which led to massive brain damage. Shortly after the accident, she was declared brain dead and ...