So Much More Than the "School on the Hill"

“The school on the hill.” A statement we hear quite frequently when we tell people we go to Mount Saint Mary Academy. For many, that is all they know about our school – until they come to our unquestionably informative annual Open House. Hosted this year on October 17th our Open House is a great way for prospective students and families to learn about, and experience, our ...

Why hasn't the spread been stopped or slowed?

“Ye shall know the Truth, and the Truth shall set you free.” A ringing phrase from scripture which has resonated for two millennia and may never be more pertinent than it is right now.

We’re into the second year of the covid-19 pandemic, and its end seems elusive at best. After 18 months of panicked lock downs, closures, cancellations and virtual house arrest, the virus ...

NJ TRANSIT’s Mobile App Upgrades: Keeping Riders in the Know

NEW JERSEY – With more and more riders returning to public transportation, NJ TRANSIT’s recent changes to mobile apps literally represent well-timed upgrades.

Smartphone users can readily appreciate the ease of information available at their fingertips. A few swipes on the mobile app replace the need for paper schedules and more.  The mobile app is available on both Google ...

How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Have you ever been swarmed by a bug and noticed a strange and unpleasant smell?

You probably encountered a stink bug.

Chances are, if you have a stink bug infestation, your nose will let you know and you'll want to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. 

Keep reading to learn more about how to get rid of stink bugs. 

Understanding Stink Bugs

Whether you already ...

Happy National Coming Out Day!

October 11 marks National Coming Out Day, commemorating the national march on Washington for gay and lesbian rights 34 years ago. The Madison Area YMCA stands in solidarity for all the LGBTQ+ people in our community. Whether you're already out, coming out today, thinking about coming out, or thinking twice about coming out, we fully support you in your journey!

#nationalcomingoutday2021 ...

Upcoming Events


Sun, October 17, 2:00 PM

Mount Saint Mary Academy, Watchung

Mount Saint Mary Academy Open House



Sat, October 23, 6:30 AM

Berkeley Heights YMCA, Berkeley Heights

Summit Area YMCA's Fall Festival & Open House

Health & Wellness


Sat, October 23, 12:00 PM

Legends Gallery, Chatham

Autograph Signing with Mariano Rivera

A Week at Library of the Chathams Monday, October 11 – Sunday, October 17, 2021

Journalism: Voices and Perspectives

The library continues its series of talks with journalists.  When we started our first series three years ago, it attracted a lot of attention from the Chatham residents.  Now we are resuming it with two programs featuring journalists Nick Corasaniti (October 12, see below) and John Aidan Byrne (November 11).  Join us for these important ...

Ready for Retirement?

Most American workers have viewed retirement as something that will happen sometime, down the road.  Through 2019, the average retirement age has hovered in the first half of the 60s.  The last 18 months have changed the way many of us think about retiring.  For some, it’s prompted a rush (or a kick) out the door.  Others are thinking more seriously about work-life ...

Community Conversations: Mammograms Save Lives!

Mammograms can help find breast cancer early, when treatment is most successful. On this episode of Community Conversations, Lisa Bash, MD, radiologist and medical director of the Breast Center at Chilton Medical Center, discusses the most common risk factors for breast cancer, the latest advancements in detection and the #AskHer campaign, which encourages everyone to ask the people ...

WATCH: Peapack Private Wealth's Dietze Maintains Long-Term Optimism Despite 'Murkiness Up Ahead'

October 15, 2021

Peapack Private Wealth Management's David Dietze appeared live with FOX Business' Charles Payne. Topic: Can this market keep going despite the risk of higher inflation and other worries!

With Trust and Integrity, Peapack Private provides comprehensive financial, tax, fiduciary and investment advice to individuals, families, privately-held businesses, ...

There’s More Than One Way Cook a Pumpkin

October 9, 2021

Whether you’re hitting the pumpkin patch or shopping at the supermarket, you’re bound to find a bounty of pumpkins this time of year.

Ready to start cooking? Baking or steaming then pureeing your own pumpkin is a great way to get what you need for homemade pies, breads, soups and more.

Tip: Don’t use big, hollow Jack-o-Lantern pumpkins for cooking — they don’t ...

NJ Dentist Serves Residents in the Community and Gives Back to Local Organizations

October 5, 2021


WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Joseph DalBon, DMD, owner of New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, spoke with TAPintoTV about his strong connection to the community and local organizations.

“I’m really proud to serve our community,” DalBon explained. “I grew up in Caldwell. I went to high school here.” DalBon attended the University of Pennsylvania ...

Chatham Borough Police: Motorcyclist Struck by Box Truck on North Passaic Avenue; Suffers 'Serious Life-Threatening Injuries'

October 15, 2021

CHATHAM, NJ -- At approximately 10:34 a.m. on October 15, 2021, officers responded to North Passaic Avenue and Harvard Street to investigate an accident involving a box truck and a motorcycle.

The motorcyclist, age 59 from East Hanover, NJ was traveling South on North Passaic Avenue when he was struck by a box truck crossing North Passaic Avenue from Harvard Street. The motorcyclist ...