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Paterson School Official Resigns Due to Lacking Credentials

December 1, 2016

PATERSON, N.J.- School official resigns after lacking credentials to complete the $148,000 per year position. 

Adriane Esquilin quit as the school district’s human resources director two weeks ago, Board of Education President Christopher Irving said. 

School board members voiced their concerns to Superintendent Donnie Evans that they did not think Esquilin was the right ...

Paterson Council Meeting: PAL Director Honored, Police to Utilize Dept of Defense Equipment

PATERSON, N.J.- In the last council meeting before Thanksgiving last Tuesday, Agostino Feola was recognized and awarded for his 25 years of service with Paterson's youth.

Feola has been the director of the Paterson Police Athletic League (PAL) for the last 25 years.

The PAL's goal is to teach and guide the children of Paterson find their way off the streets and to succeed ...

Paterson Council Meeting: PAL Director Honored, Police to Utilize Dept of Defense Equipment

November 29, 2016

PATERSON, N.J.- In the last council meeting before Thanksgiving last Tuesday, Agostino Feola was recognized and awarded for his 25 years of service with Paterson's youth.

Feola has been the director of the Paterson Police Athletic League (PAL) for the last 25 years.

The PAL's goal is to teach and guide the children of Paterson find their way off the streets and to succeed ...

Paterson City Council

PATERSON, N.J.- City Council members called an emergency meeting on Monday to approve a new communication system to benefit law enforcement.

The meeting was necessary for the council to adopt a resolution authorizing the issuance of bonds or notes in the amount of $1,333,000 for to the Local Finance Board for communication system improvements. A delay in the Council to find a ...

Steven L. Rogers of Nutley Considers Run for Governor

NUTLEY, NJ - Commissioner Steven L. Rogers, director of Nutley public affairs, has confirmed with TAPinto that he is strongly considering a run for New Jersey state governor for the 2017 race.

“I’m very, very seriously considering running for governor,” Rogers said. “A lot of people have been pushing it around. Its humbling, a lot of people are coming to me,” he ...

The Police Department applies for Humvees

December 3, 2016

PATERSON, N.J. — The Paterson Police Department has began the process to apply for 10 Humvees through the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) 1033 Program.

Program 1033 allows the Secretary of Defense to transfer DOD supplies and equipment to state and local law enforcement agencies for use in their law enforcement duties.

During last week's council meeting, some City Council members ...

Body of Missing Montclair Woman Found at Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The body of Montclair resident Sarah Butler, a 20-year-old woman who was reported missing by her family shortly before Thanksgiving, was found Thursday night at Eagle Rock Reservation, according to the Breaking News Network (BNN), which monitors emergency radio activity.

According to the Montclair Police Department, Butler was last seen in Orange on Nov. 22 in a dark ...

Paterson Council Meeting: PAL Director Honored, Police to Utilize Dept of Defense Equipment

PATERSON, N.J.- In the last council meeting before Thanksgiving last Tuesday, Agostino Feola was recognized and awarded for his 25 years of service with Paterson's youth.

Feola has been the director of the Paterson Police Athletic League (PAL) for the last 25 years.

The PAL's goal is to teach and guide the children of Paterson find their way off the streets and to succeed ...

Oratorio Society of New Jersey Presents Annual "Community Messiah Sing" Dec. 6 in Montclair

November 29, 2016

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Oratorio Society of New Jersey (OSNJ) presents its annual Community Messiah Sing, which will be held this year on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 7:30 pm at St. James Episcopal Church in Upper Montclair.  

 

Music Director Sandor Szabo will conduct Part I of Handel's Messiah, plus the "Hallelujah" Chorus, with choir members, soloists, orchestra ...

LBU Inc. Receives Tax Credit to Move Manufacturing Jobs to Paterson

November 22, 2016

PATERSON, N.J. - LBU Inc. has announced it will be moving its manufacturing facility and jobs to Paterson, from Passaic, thanks to an approval of tax credits that will keep the company from moving to Pennsylvania. 

LBU Inc. is a manufacturer and designer of a variety of bags established in 1993. The company offers a range of totes and backpacks in many different styles, and fabrics. It ...

Steven L. Rogers of Nutley Considers Run for Governor

November 25, 2016

NUTLEY, NJ - Commissioner Steven L. Rogers, director of Nutley public affairs, has confirmed with TAPinto that he is strongly considering a run for New Jersey state governor for the 2017 race.

“I’m very, very seriously considering running for governor,” Rogers said. “A lot of people have been pushing it around. Its humbling, a lot of people are coming to me,” he ...

The Original Quaker Oats Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

November 25, 2016

NUTLEY, NJ - The Original Quaker Oats Oatmeal Cookie Recipe is a classic that is meant to be shared as much as a batch of these cookies are shared. The ingredients are found in most pantries, and if they are not a quick trip to the grocery will fill in all the holes.

Drop cookies are easy to make and are kid friendly, they are also very forgiving with regard to making ...

Pizza 46: Monster Pies, Red Jeeps, and Good Eats

LITTLE FALLS, N.J. – If you have lived in the Passaic Valley or Montclair State area, chances are in the rain, sleet, snow, and treachery of the steep hills and mountain we live on, you have seen their trademark red Jeeps delivering pizza.

Pizza 46 was founded in 1961 as a concession and department store called Eastern Mills, on the very same locations. Over the years, the department ...

'Real Santa' Ray Beesley Mourned Across NJ

December 3, 2016

WAYNE, N.J. - People all across New Jersey took to social media today to mourn the passing of Ray Beesley.

Beesley was known to many as the 'Real Santa' for his authentic year round look, jolly spirit, and the charitable things he did, such as make appearances at New Jersey Jackals games  in exchange for tickets for sick kids.

Ray Beesley of Paterson has been portraying ...

Shop Local This Small Business Saturday

This Saturday, Nov. 26 is “Shop Small Business Saturday.” Shop Small is a nationwide movement to celebrate small businesses every day and to help communities thrive.

 Created by American Express in 2010, Small Business Saturday is the cornerstone of American Express Shop Small efforts. While Small Business Saturday is highlighted as a special day when we can show our support ...

Community FoodBank of New Jersey Issues Donation Challenge for 'Giving Tuesday'

HILLSIDE, NJ - The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) has launched a new campaign to promote Giving Tuesday. This national day of charitable giving will be Tuesday, Nov, 29.

An anonymous donor has issued a $25,000 Giving Tuesday Matching Gift Challenge. On Giving Tuesday only, every gift to the FoodBank will be doubled up to a total of $25,000. Donations of money to CFBNJ helps the food ...

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My Epic Beauty Fails

One day as I was looking around a high-end cosmetics store for a new lipstick, a “beauty expert” approached me and said that I was so stunning I should forget the lipstick, and get a lip plumper instead. At first I wondered why I needed a lip plumper if I was already so stunning. But then I thought, “Now here is someone wearing a badge that says, ‘beauty expert,’ so ...

'Real Santa' Ray Beesley Mourned Across NJ

December 3, 2016

WAYNE, N.J. - People all across New Jersey took to social media today to mourn the passing of Ray Beesley.

Beesley was known to many as the 'Real Santa' for his authentic year round look, jolly spirit, and the charitable things he did, such as make appearances at New Jersey Jackals games  in exchange for tickets for sick kids.

Ray Beesley of Paterson has been portraying ...

Lambda Upsilon Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. participates in Turkey giveaway for the needy.

December 3, 2016

Paterson, N.J -   The Men of Lambda Upsilon Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. participated in Turkey giveaway for the needy on Nov. 22.

 The Turkey giveaway provided a fresh turkey to 75 families in the Paterson, N.J. and surrounding area.  The Men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. Lambda Upsilon Chapter value helping the community and hope to provide joy to a ...

A Trip to Stars Hallow

November 21, 2016

Stars Hollow, Connecticut is not just a fictional town in the television show, Gilmore Girls; it happens to be just about 25 miles north of Marist College. The cozy town of Rhinebeck, New York is the closest fans of the show will get to living a day in the life of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore.

On the sidewalks adorned with vintage trees, small shops and restaurants stand, each with their own, ...