New Jersey’s 'Sign Language' Not Understood by Feds

NEW JERSEY — The U.S. Department of Transportation has proven there is no room for humor in a federal bureaucracy, moving to stamp out the inspired levity that New Jersey has been putting on its road signs to make drivers notice them.

Humorous messages had been appearing on New Jersey’s highway signs like “Get Your Head Out of Your Apps,”  “Hocus ...

FirstEnergy Employees Light the Way for 25 Years

A photo gallery of FirstEnergy through the years is available on Flickr.

In November 1997, two electric utilities from America’s heartland, Ohio Edison Company of Akron, Ohio, and Cleveland, Ohio-based Centerior Energy, joined to form FirstEnergy Corp. The union created a stronger organization with greater resources to safely deliver power to 2.2 million customers in Ohio and ...

7th Annual FirstEnergy Hero Awards Recognize Employees for Helping Others in Their Communities

Each year, FirstEnergy’s Hero Awards recognize employees who have made a life-changing difference for coworkers, friends and even total strangers. They are heroes among us: employees who make our company – and the communities we serve – a better place to live and work because they took the time to care. 

Hero Award recipients are selected for demonstrating courage or ...

CCM Presents Free Music and Dance Performances Melodies and Movement to Delight Audiences

November 25, 2022

RANDOLPH, NJ: Enjoy the spirit of the Holiday season with two special – and free – performances by students and faculty from the Department of Music, Performing Arts & Music Technologies at County College of Morris (CCM).

On Friday, December 2, at 7:30 p.m., the CCM Chamber Choir and Wind Ensemble will offer up holiday melodies and other favorites in the Dragonetti ...

3v3 Basketball Tournament at Lakeland Hills YMCA

This event takes place on December 14th and 15th, starting at 7:30 pm. Players must be 18+, 3-player minimum, 4-player maximum, Coed teams can be any mix.  $100 fee per team, team must be registered by 12/12. Double elimination and teams are guaranteed 3 games.  Prizes for 1st and 2nd place.

Contact Kim Kostrowski at or 973.334.2820 with any questions.

Lakeland Hills YMCA Announces Exclusive Partnership with Mountain Creek

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – Kids can conquer the slopes this winter while conquering their fears in an exclusive partnership with Lakeland Hills Family YMCA, Mountain Creek Resort, Big Snow, and the Mental Health Association. Students in grades 3-8 will immerse themselves in this 3-month, 8- session experience. While learning how to shred the slopes they will also learn lifelong social and ...

Saint Clare’s Denville Hospital receives an "A" Hospital Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group for Fall 2022

Saint Clare’s Denville Hospital received an "A" Hospital Safety Grade nine times in a row from the Leapfrog Group. We are committed to providing the highest standards of safety to patients and their families, all close to home.


Boonton Man, 82, Faces Child Porn Charges

November 25, 2022

NEWARK, N.J. – A Boonton man is facing charges of distributing videos and images of child sexual abuse, U.S. Attorney Philip Sellinger announced this week.

William Harbeson, 82, was charged by complaint with one count of distribution of child pornography. He appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Cathy Waldor in Newark federal court on Nov. 22, and was released on $100,000 ...

Morris County Library Celebrates its Centennial

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Morris County Library has been a local asset for over one hundred years and on Saturday, November 19th it held a Centennial celebration to honor the momentous occasion.

The festivities started out with the Leoniecke Scheuble Jazz Trio performing in the lobby.

Free giveaways and children's activities were held and given out throughout ...

Morris County Library Celebrates Centennial

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Morris County Library has been a local asset for over one hundred years and on Saturday, Nov. 19 it held a Centennial celebration to honor the momentous occasion.

The festivities started out with the Leoniecke Scheuble Jazz Trio performing in the lobby.

Free giveaways and children's activities were held and given ...

Morristown Residents and Students Can Write Thanksgiving "Thank You" Cards to Veterans

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ –– This Thanksgiving, say thanks..... thanks to all our Veterans.  The campaign, sponsored by Representative Mikie Sherrill, aims to have residents, particularly students in District NJ-11 write Thank You cards to our veterans to show appreciation for their dedication and bravery.

Residents are invited to drop off their cards and notes to Rep.

Middlesex County Teenager Charged with Making Threats Against New Jersey Synagogues

November 10, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — An 18-year-old Sayreville man now faces federal charges, accused of making threats to attack a New Jersey synagogue. It prompted an FBI alert last week for synagogues around the state, causing law enforcement to increase security.

Omar Alkattoul is charged with one count of transmitting a threat in interstate and foreign commerce. Prosecutors say he sent ...

Upcoming Events


Wed, November 30
10:00 AM — 12:00 PM

The Oaks at Denville, Denville

Coffee & Chat at The Oaks


Sat, December 03
10:00 AM — 12:00 PM

Lakeland Hills Family YMCA, Mountain Lakes

Lakeland Hills YMCA: STEM Saturdays ...


Thu, December 08
11:00 AM — 12:30 PM

Lakeland Hills YMCA, Mountain Lakes

Senior Holiday Concert


Thu, December 08
05:30 PM — 07:30 PM

Lakeland Hills YMCA/ Mountain Creek Ski Mountain, Mountain Lakes

GRIT 'n Snow

TAPinto Showcases Industry-Leading Support System for Owner/Publishers

WESTFIELD, NJ — Jackie Lieberman was one of TAPinto's first owner/publishers and in the 10 plus years since she first became part of the TAPinto family, local news and digital marketing have evolved considerably, but one crucial aspect has stayed the same: the industry-leading support provided by TAPinto to its owner/publishers.

TAPinto Westfield is part of a network of ...

TAPinto Greater Olean Journalists to Benefit from New St. Bonaventure University Fundraising Campaign

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — St. Bonaventure University has launched the largest fundraising campaign in its history. The University is seeking to raise $125 million by May 2025 to improve facilities around the campus.

That includes the Jandoli School of Communication's John J. Murphy Professional Building. Money raised during the campaign will benefit students, improve ...

Looking Forward

Hello, TAPinto reader and Looking Forward: Opportunities for Job, Career, Business, and Investment Seekers listener!

Do you know what business brokers do? More importantly, do you know what opportunities they might offer you? And do you know how exponentially those opportunities might grow just because of the aging of people who were born between 1946 and 1964, what we here in the ...