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Paterson Fourth Grader has Been Counted, Have You?

PATERSON, NJ - While Paterson's citywide response rate to Census 2020 stands at just 47.4 percent, local fourth grader Estella Geraldino has made sure that she and her family were counted.

In her Census Selfie the 10-year-old Paterson Arts and Science Charter School student explained that the census is important because funding for more than 100 federal programs is determined by the ...

Clifton Notch Road Area Water Service Interruption

Passaic Valley Water Commission shut down water service in Clifton on Notch Road between Grove Street and Donnalin Place after NJDOT contractor hit service while digging.

Customers on Notch Rd. between Grove St. and Donnalin Pl will have no water.

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Now is Not a Time to Sit Back, it's Time to Make Things Happen

June 20, 2020

Our country is in a very interesting place; a crossroads if you will. We are still in the midst of the COVID19 pandemic, but in addition to that, in reaction to the death of George Floyd at the hands of police, protests against systemic racism, police brutality, and social injustice are taking place not only in America, but around the world.

Each of these situations is changing “business ...

Don't Let Votes be Cast Aside

June 21, 2020

Dear Editor:

Allow me to preface my letter today by stating that I completely support the people’s right to select or elect whomever they choose to represent them. It is a democracy which we all much uphold, protect and fight for. 

To that end, I am writing this letter to express my sincere concern with the way the recent May 12th vote-by-mail election was handled.

Passaic County Launches Innovative Business Mapping Tool

July 3, 2020

PATERSON, NJ  – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders has launched a new interactive mapping tool to help local businesses attract customers as they continue their road to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Open For Business Map allows these businesses to share information on their operational status and services, and provides users with an easy ...

Search Party Finds Buried Treasure at Barnegat Bay Beach

July 3, 2020

BARNEGAT, NJ – A Barnegat man using a metal detector came to the rescue of a distraught township resident -who lost her rings at the Barnegat Bay Beach.  Alicia Bivens says she offered Tom Panik a reward for recovering her treasured keepsakes, but he refused to take it.

“He told me just to pay it forward,” said Alicia. “He had the biggest smile after he saw how ...

Murphy Extends Public Health Emergency, Raises Limit on Outdoor Gatherings to 500

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 press briefing on Thursday that he has extended New Jersey's public health emergency another 30 days due to the coronavirus, even though the spread of the disease has slowed significantly by many important measures. 

The extension of the public health emergency means he’ll have the authority to remain ...

Pillar College Announces Launch of New Jersey's Only Bachelors of Science in Applied Chemistry with Concentration in Consumer Product Development

July 3, 2020

NEWARK, NJ - Pillar College just announced the launch of its newest degree, a Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemistry with a Concentration in Consumer Product Development.

Adding to the institution’s rich degree offerings, the Applied Chemistry with Concentration in Consumer Product Development will be the only one in New Jersey.

Students will master general, organic, analytical and ...

New Jersey Chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists Recognizes TAPinto Journalists with Three Signature Awards

The New Jersey Chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists has recognized three TAPinto publishers for their reporting as a part of their annual NJ-SPJ Signature Awards.    

"I am proud that NJ-SPJ has recognized our publishers for providing objective, independent, truly local news reporting," said TAPinto Publisher and CEO Michael Shapiro.  "As ...