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What are Spotted Lanternflies?

Spotted Lanternflies were first spotted in the United States in 2014 in Pennsylvania. Since 2014, they have spread to more than seven states, including New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. Spotted Lanternflies are an invasive species having the potential to cause devastating damage to vegetation and agricultural businesses.

Tunnel to Towers "Never Forget Walk" Remembers Those Lost and Celebrates Those Who Helped

September 5, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- It has been 20 years since the 9/11 tragedy, but the day and the memory of those who died will never be forgotten. In honor of the memory of those lost and to celebrate those who helped, a Tunnel to Towers “Never Forget Walk” was held in Morristown on Sunday, Sept. 5.

The walk began at the Morristown Green and participants walked ...

Remnants of Ida Expected to Hit Morris County Wednesday; Here’s a Storm Preparedness Guide to Stay Safe

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ — In preparation of the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida, the Morris County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has issued a flash flood watch throughout Morris County, New Jersey. The storm is expected to hit Wednesday night into Thursday morning with heavy rainfalls equaling four to six inches, scattered thunderstorms and high wind gusts.  

According to the OEM, ...

Through Partnership, Uber and Lyft Will Provide Ride Service to Residents Who Lost Transportation as a Result of Tropical Storm Ida

September 9, 2021

TRENTON, NJ – Uber and Lyft, in conjunction with United Way Worldwide and NJ 211 will provide access to free and discounted rides to New Jersey residents who lost a personal vehicle as a result of Tropical Storm Ida, Governor Murphy announced. 

“Nobody should have to worry after a natural disaster how they will get to essential places like the grocery store and medical ...

Long-Awaited RU Football Postponed to Noon Saturday

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Rutgers football fans eager to finally welcome Head Coach Greg Schiano back to the banks in person will have to wait a while longer.

The university's season opener against Temple has been postponed to noon Saturday, to be broadcast on the Big 10 Network.

The decision was made early Thursday morning, as Route 18 and other key roads around the ...

Governor Murphy Declares a State of Emergency

NEW JERSEY — Gov. Phil Murphy has declared a state of emergency after Tropical Storm Ida and two tornadoes hit the state. Flooding throughout New Jersey is rampant. People are asked to "[s]tay off the roads, stay home, and stay safe." 

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Murphy Establishes Task Force on Afghan Refugee Assistance

TRENTON, NJ – Gov. Murphy issued Executive Order No. 256 to establish the Task Force on Afghan Refugee Assistance, which will report directly to the Office of the Governor. The task force will be chaired by Adjutant General and Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMAVA) Brigadier General Dr. Lisa J. Hou and will serve to ...

Chicken Salad and Dip from Willow Tree Poultry Farm Recalled Due to Possible Foreign Matter

August 25, 2021

Approximately 52,022 pounds of Willow Tree Poultry Farm Chicken Salad and Dip products have been recalled due to possible foreign matter contamination, announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The recalled chicken salads and dip items were produced on August 10, 2021, through August 13, 2021, and include the following products:

5-lb ...

From Terrorist Attacks to Floods, Firefighters Union President Reflects on 20 Years Since 9/11

September 10, 2021

September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.  

I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels for my tour. While driving back the music on the radio was interrupted by a news flash that ...

Honoring Saily at Gardner Field Pavilion

September 14, 2021

Honoring Saily

Come celebrate these two dynamic women who have changed the face of politics in Morris County and New Jersey.

Join the Denville Democratic Committee as we honor Saily Avelenda, executive director of the New Jersey Democratic Committee and driving force and founder of NJ 11th for Change. Special Guest Congresswoman Mikie ...

Impact 100 Garden State Wants to Meet & Mingle with You!

Announces Membership Drive Events

Looking to connect with like-minded women to make a real impact in our communities? Join our fun, fast Meet & Mingle membership event on Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. RSVP to to receive a Zoom invitation.  

Can’t make the 22nd? Meet & Mingles also will be held on:

Oct. 1 at 10 ...

Verona High School Senior Elected Pipe Sergeant of Morris County’s CuChullain Pipe Band

DENVILLE, NJ -- Verona High School Senior, Alexander (Alex) R. McCann has been elected pipe sergeant of the CuChullain Pipe Band, the oldest pipe band in Morris County, New Jersey.

According to band president, John Garrity, “Alex has marched with CuChullain Pipe Band since he was old enough to walk. Five years ago, Alex took up the practice chanter and transitioned to a full set of ...

Jump Start Your Future with a CCM Apprenticeship in Advanced Manufacturing Learning while Earning in a High-Demand Field

RANDOLPH, NJ -- Embark on a well-paying career in advanced manufacturing by taking part in paid-on-the-job training through the County College of Morris (CCM) CareerAdvance USA apprenticeship program.

The first step to becoming an apprentice in the Career Advance USA program is to take part in a boot camp to learn the basic skills needed for employment in advanced manufacturing. The ...

Community Organizations Launch Free Tutoring for Newark NJ Students This Week

September 13, 2021

NEWARK, NJ---TAPintoTV spoke with Jared Taillefer, the Executive Director of Great Oaks Legacy Charter School, Rev David Jefferson of Metropolitan Baptist Church, and Destiny McFarlane, the Tutorial Manager of the Newark Unites Program, about the Newark Unites Tutoring Program which launches this week.

The Newark Unites Tutoring Center provides free, high dosage tutoring and academic support ...

New Jersey Multicultural Podcast Producer Launches Exclusive Content with Audible

NEWARK, NJ -- Anthony Frasier, CEO of ABF Creative, an audio intelligence-driven production company located in Newark spoke with TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur to discuss the company’s body of work in recent years. 

ABF Creative is America’s first and only AI-driven production company and has focused so far on multicultural projects inspired by the diversity of its team.

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'Year One' Captures Tensions of a Changing Society

UNION, NJ - After two years of closure, Premiere Stages on the campus of Kean University has re-opened with a stirring production of Erik Gernand’s play, “Year One.”

The time is 1933, the place, a city in Germany.  As Germany rebuilds after the devastation of World War I, a close-knit family is caught up in the possibilities of new life under the Weimar Republic. The ...

TAPinto Wayne's Meredith Wins 2021 NJ-SPJ Outstanding Rookie Award

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Former Major League Baseball pitcher Jim Morris made headlines in the late 1990s as one of the oldest rookies in professional baseball. He made his Major League debut as a 35-year-old for the, then, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and his story was so popular that Walt Disney Pictures dramatized it in the 2002 movie “The Rookie” starring Dennis Quaid.

What made the ...

Level the Playing Field for Local News

The lack of high-quality, objective local news outlets is a cause for great concern. On the local level, residents are not adequately informed and are largely uninvolved in their communities and local governance. Meanwhile, disinformation and misinformation spread as more and more people rely on social media, forums and partisan news sites for their news and information.   

Federal ...