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With the end of the school year approaching, many high school students are seeing their friends’ social media feeds flooded with photos of college acceptance letters.  The pressure to go to a four-year college immediately after high school is intense, and many kids are applying to colleges simply because they think they are supposed to go.  But what if college is not a good fit for you or your child?    The truth is, college isn’t right for everyone. The upfront investment is high, as tuition has ...

Destination: Financial Freedom

Could you use some extra money in your life? Maybe you’re looking to build up your child’s college tuition fund. Maybe an unexpected illness landed you in the hospital and saddled you with debt, or you need emergency house repairs. Or perhaps you need to pay off a lot of credit card debt quickly or have another significant expense that you don’t have another way to pay for. If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re probably searching for “home equity loans near me,” and these loans may just be ...

Dress for Success Northern NJ Happenings

*NOTE VENUE CHANGE* DATE AND LOCATION:  Hennessy Hall (the Mansion) Fairleigh Dickinson University 1 Mansion Mall Madison, NJ 07940 Friday, June 3rd, 2022 from 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm There will be fabulous designer purse bingo, tricky tray raffle, 50/50 raffle, dessert, AND door prizes!

NJ TRANSIT: Working hard for you

NEW JERSEY - COVID-19 temporarily slowed transit ridership, but it did not slow NJ TRANSIT from continuing to improve service and the customer experience for its customers. According to NJ TRANSIT reports, the quest to make improvements to infrastructure and other projects has resulted in NJ TRANSIT advancing over $4 billion to enhance system performance and add new vehicles to the fleet since 2018. Major capital projects that will positively impact millions of riders each year are at the top of the list of planned improvements for NJ ...

Passaic County One-Stop Career Center

Five student artists received prizes April 21 at the Awards Reception for the 9th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition at Passaic County Community College. This was the first in-person exhibition in over two years, and a lively crowd packed the Broadway Gallery on the Main Campus for the early evening event that featured an exhibition of over 50 diverse artworks showcasing the talent of 29 student artists. On display are digital designs, watercolor, pastel, acrylic paintings, and works in other mediums. The annual juried event is open to ...

PCCC Update

Train for a job in the booming cannabis industry.  A live, online training course starts June 1 through Passaic County Community College’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development department.  The medical and adult use cannabis industry is growing fast, and well-trained individuals are needed to fill jobs of all types and levels. This course will prepare you for an entry-level job with growth potentials. The course will be taught by experts in the cannabis industry and covers cannabis laws, cultivation, ...

Strong Families, Healthy Children

The 4CS Center for Child Care Careers is dedicated to training and educating post-secondary students to provide quality early care and education, and agency/center management. 4Cs December 2021 Workshops: *To Register: Providers must register on the NJ Workforce Registry website at: www.njccis.com Please Note All Classes Are Temporarily Online: December 09th Event ID#1263298 Birth to three Domain III: Language Development and Communications (English 6:00pm to 8:00pm) December 14th Event ID#130085 Redirecting Toddlers Biting ...

TAPinto Insider

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen. When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time. "I say this to all of my advertisers. You're not just placing an ad on TAP, we're going to help you brand your business and we're going to tell your ...

The Felician Way

RUTHERFORD, NJ - President James W. Crawford, III and the Felician University Board of Trustees have announced that Jeh Johnson will receive an honorary doctor of letters degree and serve as keynote speaker at this year’s Commencement. He will address the graduates during the ceremony which will begin at 10am on May 21st at American Dream. Mr. Johnson is the former Secretary of Homeland Security under President Barack Obama and is a partner with the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton, & Martin. Secretary Johnson was ...

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Train for a Job in the Cannabis Industry

Train for a job in the booming cannabis industry.  A live, online training course starts June 1 through Passaic County Community College’s Continuing Education and Workforce Development department. 

The medical and adult use cannabis industry is growing fast, and well-trained individuals are needed to fill jobs of all types and levels. This course will prepare you for an ...

Felician University Announces 2022 Commencement Speaker and Honorary Degree Recipient

RUTHERFORD, NJ - President James W. Crawford, III and the Felician University Board of Trustees have announced that Jeh Johnson will receive an honorary doctor of letters degree and serve as keynote speaker at this year’s Commencement. He will address the graduates during the ceremony which will begin at 10am on May 21st at American Dream. Mr. Johnson is the former Secretary of ...

New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

Governor Murphy Announces American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program

HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments across the state provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, according to a news release from the Governor's office. 

“Confronted ...

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The Men of Lambda Upsilon Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. participated in the annual Friends of Benjie E. Wimberly Bowling Night of Fun.

May 16, 2022

PATERSON, NJ – The Men of Lambda Upsilon Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. participated in the annual Friends of Benjie E. Wimberly Bowling Night of Fun, an annual event that is well-supported by local civic groups including many Divine 9 organizations.   

Participants in the event enjoyed a night of fellowship, fun and music, attendees said.  

As part ...

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Signs with Guardian Research Network® to Help Change How Healthcare is Delivered

May 17, 2022

PARAMUS, NJ – Guardian Research Network Inc. (GRN) announced that Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, New Jersey’s largest hospital and a clinical affiliate of Rutgers University Medical School, has joined its nationwide healthcare system research network. As not-for-profits, both entities come together to bring healthcare innovation to local communities and enhance patient diversity in ...

New Poll: Majority of New Jersey Voters and Parents Support Public Charter Schools by a 2:1 Margin

HAMILTON, NJ – A new statewide poll from Change Research released today by the New Jersey Public Charter Schools Association (NJPCSA) found that a majority of voters in New Jersey support public charter schools by a nearly 2:1 margin (50% of respondents indicated support and 27% indicated opposition), while parents surveyed have an even higher level of support (56% support and only 24% ...