Press Releases

September 28, 2020

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges strives to create opportunities for all. Providing affordable, quality programs is central to the Y’s mission of strengthening communities, by ensuring that each person, no matter their background and economic status, has the opportunity to ...

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(Passaic County, New Jersey) – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders continues to offer free mobile testing to all Passaic County residents. Today, the County announced their October mobile testing dates. In addition to Passaic County’s mobile testing program, the County also continues ...

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Atlantic Health System’s Chilton Medical Center has announced it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence AwardTM. This distinction places Chilton Medical Center among the top 10% of all short-term acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data as evaluated by ...

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New Jersey to Provide Opioid-Overdose Antidote Naloxone for Free to Residents September 24-26 at Participating Pharmacies Across the State Residents Can Obtain Free Naloxone at 322 Participating Pharmacies Without Providing Name or a Prescription   Sept. 21, 2020  (TRENTON) – ...

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June Fisher-Markowitz, 20-year resident of Wayne, will exhibit her new work on YUPO at the Wayne Public Library during the month of October.  This will be June’s third exhibit at the library but her first with work painted on YUPO. Watercolor is traditionally painted on rag paper which absorbs ...

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Eligible Families Needing Child Care Assistance as Schools Open Remotely Can Apply Now at ChildCareNJ.Gov (TRENTON) – New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced that applications are now open for the new COVID-19 child care tuition assistance program the Murphy ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ – SEPTEMBER 2020 – Atlantic Health System’s four accountable care organizations saved Medicare a total of more than $21 million through efforts to improve quality and reduce health care costs in 2019, according to recently released performance data from Centers for Medicare & ...

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(Passaic County, New Jersey) – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders hosted a ribbon cutting for the Passaic County Animal Response Team (CART) Trailer on September 17, 2020. Passaic County was among eight counties to receive the American Kennel Club Pet Disaster Relief Trailer, which ...

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Secretary of State Tahesha Way, chair of the New Jersey Complete Count Commission, announced today that New Jersey has reached a self-response rate of 68.1 percent for the 2020 Census, surpassing the last three censuses in self-response: the 1990 Census self-response rate of 65 percent, the 2000 ...

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Wayne – The Creators Workshop Art School announces the launch of virtual art classes that will be a part of their art school curriculum, starting October 6th. "We're very excited to join the online world in sharing our passion for art. After teaching painting, drawing, and cartooning for 19 ...

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Who said working a 9-to-5 job would be easy? At the very least, it shouldn’t be painful, right? Professionals with stationary desk jobs have proven to be just as prone to back and neck injuries as those performing labor-intensive work. The good news is you can revamp your desk life and routine ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - With more people experiencing financial hardships during the pandemic, the Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges has made it easier for members of the community to request financial assistance for the Y’s child care, membership, and health and wellness programs. The Y offers ...

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PASSAIC COUNTY’S RECYCLING PROGRAM (Passaic County, New Jersey) – On Sunday, October 4, 2020 Passaic County will be sponsoring an Autumn Family-Fun Compost Bin and Rain Barrel Program open to all, regardless of county or state residency. Composting is nature’s way of recycling by turning ...

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Are you thinking about starting TAPinto in your community?  Join us for an informational webinar about starting and owning your own local news site with TAPinto. Webinars are being offered on: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at noon.  Register here. Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges has launched a new Virtual Tutoring Program to provide one-on-one support in specific subject areas to students in grades K-8. This program follows the successful roll out of two similar Y programs - Virtual Distance Learning and Virtual ...

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Wayne, NJ (9/4/2020) – Longtime Wayne residents Jeffrey J. Antonucci and Lindsey N. Mach are presenting a Self-Publishing 101 workshop for this year’s Montclair Literary Festival. The workshop will take place online via Zoom on Wednesday, September 16 from 6:30pm-7:30pm. This extensive workshop ...

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Effort Builds Upon Naloxone Distribution to Residents, Police, Libraries & Homeless Shelters & Standing Orders at Pharmacies; Naloxone Also Now Part of NJ’s Prescription Assistance Program for Older Residents (TRENTON) – Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson and Health ...

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CAN WE COUNT ON YOU TO SUPPORT CANCER VICTIMS AND THEIR FAMILIES? This year has been an unexpectedly difficult year.  The global COVID-19 pandemic has affected all of us in one way or another and normalcy as we knew it has changed to the unknown.  This year has been extremely challenging for our ...

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WAYNE TWP.  – More than fifty percent of children in the Passaic County foster care system identify as Hispanic. Unfortunately, there is a serious shortage of bilingual English/Spanish volunteers to advocate for their rights. When a child enters foster care, he or she is assigned a dedicated, ...

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Lakeland Bank is kicking off a Double Your Deposit Sweepstakes on Tuesday. September 1, 2020. Customers who use the Bank’s Mobile Banking app to deposit a check into their personal checking or saving account will be automatically entered into the Sweepstakes every time they make a qualified ...

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WAYNE, NJ — After closing its facilities in March due to health concerns and Governor Murphy’s stay-at-home order surrounding the spread of COVID-19, the Wayne YMCA is welcoming members back and waiving the fee for new members to join during the Labor Day weekend. “The Metro YMCA of the Oranges ...

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Anyone who will be 18 by Election Day November 3 can register to vote in this year’s election. College students can register either from their college address or their home address. The deadline for registration in New Jersey is October 13. To download a registration form, go to ...

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Mary Help of Christians Academy Offers the Choice of In-Person or Virtual Learning NORTH HALEDON, New Jersey – August 25, 2020 – Mary Help of Christians Academy, a Catholic all-girls school will be offering in person classes when school begins on September 10th, 2020. Sr. Marisa DeRose, FMA, ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ – While the new school year may look different than before, one thing remains the same: the YMCA’s after school program continues to be a place where children can remain active, learning and engaged during their time out of school – a critical time for all school-age children, ...

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(Passaic County, New Jersey) – With a billboard truck provided by Secretary of State Tahesha Way, the Passaic County Complete Count Committee, along with Passaic County Freeholder John Bartlett, will join census enumerators this Saturday, August 22nd, in several key locations around Passaic County, ...

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Refinancing can be a smart financial move if you’re looking to reduce your monthly mortgage payment or adjust the term of your loan. However, as with any major monetary decision, there are plenty of pros and cons to weigh while closely examining your unique situation. Answer the following three ...

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The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act was enacted in December 2019 as part of a larger federal spending package. This long-awaited legislation expands savings opportunities for workers and includes new requirements and incentives for employers that provide ...

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Montclair, NJ: Parabolic Performance and Rehab will launch a program to help all team sport student-athletes through virtual video training. This program provides a solution during the season to keep athletes conditioned in case of unforeseen interruptions. “We noticed a void and developed a ...

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Flags at half-staff  honoring A day of remembrance and awareness In honor of lost loved ones WAYNE TOWNSHIP, NJ- Each year we lose thousands of people from drug overdose. Some survive but suffer a permanent injury, with devastating impact to their families and friends. International Overdose ...

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WASHINGTON – With millions of Americans now receiving taxable unemployment compensation, many of them for the first time, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded people receiving unemployment compensation (beneficiaries) that they can have tax withheld from their benefits now to help avoid ...

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