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Water Main Break In Little Falls

April 11, 2019

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - There is a Water Main break on Main Street bear Orchard Street. It was reported around 3 p.m. Thursday April 11. 

It is a substantial break causing a lack of pressure.

The mayor urges everyone to please be patient as repairs are made. The water Company has been notified.

Hydrant Flushing Continues in Woodland Park, Tap Water May Appear Cloudy

WOODLAND PARK, NJ - Hydrant flushing will resume today (Monday) as a part of regular maintenance of the water system.

There is a chance your drinking water will appear cloudy. If this happens, allow the water to run until it is clearn.

Some residents may experience low water pressure. Low pressure will only be temporary. .

Anti-Defamation League Expresses 'Deep Concern' Over Repeated Hate Symbol Incidents in Summit Schools

April 18, 2019

NEW YORK, NY - Responding to media reports -- including a April 15 report in TAPinto Summit -- which detailed the discovery of another hate symbol in a Summit Public School, the Anti-Defamation League's (ADL) New York regional office has expressed its "deep concern today after learning of yet another swastika incident at a middle school in Summit, New Jersey, ...

Mall Parking Problem? Mercedes Winds Up Wedged On Top of Toyota

PARAMUS – Instead of cruising into a parking spot, a driver wound up wedging their car onto the top of another sedan outside of the Outlets at Bergen Town Center.

The incident occurred just before noon on Tuesday near Ulta Beauty, according to Max Zavian, who was walking into the mall. The Bergen County resident shot a quick video of the aftermath, which shows a Mercedes atop of a ...

Holy Thursday's Watch Offers an Opportunity for Reflection and Prayer

Connectivity – a doublespeak word if there ever was one.

It is, in fact, dis-connectivity. Life through devices makes us not present in our immediate world and takes us outside of ourselves and into the world of entertainment, sports, social media, etc.

My favorite is the commercial for some streaming service where the guy says “Now you watch movies on your phone,” as if ...

Reflections on a Journey Back to the Old Country

Why would they all leave?

It’s the question to which I know the answer to, but still find it incomprehensible when I see the rugged beauty and enjoy the simple lifestyle of Southern Italy even for a too-short vacation. 

They left to find work. They left for the promise of America, and the belief that aspiration leads to ascension.

In the earliest days of Southern Italian ...

Hungry Girl Simply 6 by Lisa Lillien

Hungry Girl Simply 6 by Lisa Lillien (St. Martin’s Press, 2019)

The woman who created a chocolate oatmeal recipe that is so good you are convinced that it is a gourmet chocolate mousse, Lisa Lillien (or Hungry Girl), is back with her 13th cookbook, and it is the best one yet!  Hungry Girl Simply 6 is the pipe dream of every career calorie counter; a recipe book with ingenious ...

And Every Word is True by Gary McAvoy

And Every Word is True by Gary McAvoy (Literati, 2019)

Some books you can’t wait to finish; some books you never want to end. For me, Gary McAvoy’s rivetting new book, And Every Word is True, was so intriguing that I did not want it to finish it. Granted, true crime is my favorite genre, and any book about Truman Capote’s classic In Cold Blood is going to lure my attention.

Massachusetts Benefits from Lingering Law to Sell Liquor in New Jersey Supermarkets

April 7, 2019

In Massachusetts, we have been following the ongoing debate in New Jersey to expand the number of liquor licenses that one entity can own. For decades, supermarkets and other entities in both states have been unnecessarily and unfairly limited under outdated laws that stymie business growth and customer convenience.

Massachusetts had endured these onerous restrictions until lawmakers and ...

State Should Restore Funding for Homestead Rebate Immediately

Dear Editor:

It seems politicians in Trenton are determined to drive everyone out of New Jersey. You can’t read the news without learning about some new tax out of Trenton.

Just last week, Governor Murphy signed the "rain tax" into law giving counties and municipalities the ability to impose taxes on churches, non-profits, residents, and businesses for stormwater runoff ...

New Primrose® School to Bring Jobs and $7 Million Investment to Wayne

April 18, 2019

WAYNE, NJ - Four local entrepreneurs are making a big investment in Wayne by adding approximately $7 million in project costs to the economy. The new Primrose School of Wayne on French Hill Road is expected to create approximately 25 jobs in the community and offer high-quality early education and care to more than 190 children and their families.

On March 9, local franchise owners Dharati and ...

IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig Has A Message To Taxpayers: Thank You

Chuck Rettig is the 49th Commissioner of the IRS. He joined the agency in October after spending 36 years as a tax lawyer in private practice. As over 50 million taxpayers filed their returns, he want to share a special message to all taxpayers: Thank You..

April 15 was the deadline to file, and I’d like to thank taxpayers for taking the time to file and pay their taxes. Our ...