What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Three Car Accident in Florham Park on Columbia Turnpike

July 30, 2021

FLORHAM PARK, NJ- There is a three (3) car motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Columbia Turnpike and Elm Street in Florham Park.

The police are on the scene and basic life support has been dispatched.

This according to breaking news alerts.  

Upgrades Being Made on Power Lines on Brooklake Road in Florham Park

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The power lines on Brooklake Road are getting an upgrade due to consecutive power outages experienced this summer.  Police Chief Orlando has issued the following notice to residents:

Residents,

JCP&L have been upgrading their electric service along Brooklake Road, because of the two consecutive power outages we experienced in late June. The upgrade includes new ...

Road Closure Today - Wednesday - in Florham Park

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Florham Park police have announced that on today, Wednesday, July 28th between the hours of 8:30 AM and 2:30 PM, Brooklake Road. will be closed from Crescent Rd. to Cathedral Ave.

A detour will be posted.

Expect delays.

Madison Area YMCA Set to Begin Parking Lot Paving Project

Beginning Wednesday, June 23 through Saturday, June 26, our Family Center parking lot will experience a substantial update as we pave, reline parking spots and improve the overall condition of the outside of our facility. Click here for details on where to park: https://delivr.com/28bgc

If you are planning on taking a group exercise class during those days, you have the option to follow along ...

Madison Area YMCA Waives Initiation Fee and Offering 3 Guest passes for All Fully COVID-19 Vaccinated People

Extended through May 31! As a thank you for helping the community be as healthy as possible, the Madison Area YMCA is waiving initiation fees and offering 3 FREE guest passes for all fully COVID-19 vaccinated individuals.

The Y, part of a worldwide values-driven association, is inclusive of all people. We provide quality programs that develop a healthy spirit, mind and body and promote the ...

Madison Area YMCA Will Waive Initiation Fees for Fully Vaccinated People, So Join Now!

Received your COVID-19 Vaccine? Great! When you join the Madison Area YMCA now - April 30, the initiation fee will be waived upon proof that you are fully vaccinated.

(Per CDC guidelines, "Fully Vaccinated" means 2 weeks after second Pfizer/Moderna dose or 2 weeks after single Johnson & Johnson dose)

Crime Stoppers Offering Reward Leading to Arrest of Sexual Assault Suspect

July 30, 2021

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County Prosecutor's Office and Bridgewater Township Police have announced that Crime Stoppers of Somerset County, Inc., is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest of the individual responsible for a sexual assault in Duke Island Park at about 8:45 p.m. July 18.

Somerset County Prosecutor Michael Robertson announced that at ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, August 4, 11:00 AM

Livingston Public Library, Livingston

VIRTUAL Home Food Preservation: Tomatoes and Salsa

Food & Drink Home & Garden

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Wed, August 4, 6:30 PM

Florham Park

Board of Adjustment Meeting

Government

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Thu, August 5, 6:00 PM

Seasons 52, Parsippany

State of the State: Implications for Our Local ...

Business & Finance

New Jersey Dentist Provides Painless Non-Invasive Laser Treatment for Sleep Apnea

July 26, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Dr. Joseph DalBon of the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry spoke with TAPintoTV to discuss a new painless laser oral treatment created to alleviate sleep apnea.

“Sleep apnea is a condition where the patient is waking up during the night and unable to breathe that can cause a number of serious health issues,” he said. Some of these health issues ...

What Are The Three Types of Electric Vehicles? Hybrid, PHEV and BEV

WAYNE, NJ -- General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, Peter Spina, Jr., spoke with TAPintoTV about the three kinds of electric vehicles in the automotive marketplace; Hybrid, PHEV, and BEV. 

Hybrid vehicles have gas and electric engines but no plug-in charging functionality. “The system charges itself through regenerative braking,” Spina explained. “It harnesses the kinetic ...

Compass Gives Back to Chatham NJ Community with Neighborhood Appreciation Day Event

TAPintoTV spoke with Suzy Minken of Compass about a new home in Chatham, NJ and why she hosted an Appreciation Day event for the local neighborhood.

After nine months of construction, 94 Elmwood Avenue is completed and open on Appreciation Day. “I wanted people in the neighborhood and the community to come and see how gorgeous this house is,” Minken explained. “I wanted ...

Obituaries

Beverly Jean (Charlton) Weimar, of Ship Bottom, and Florham Park, New Jersey passed away on March ...
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We Need New Representation!

July 31, 2021

Since we have an extremely crucial election coming up in November, I would like to bring attention to the fact that the entire NJ Legislature (Assembly and Senate) is up for re-election. as well as the Governor’s seat. One Assemblywoman in district 27 has been very vocal during this pandemic. Her post regarding the rally in June in front of the State House expressed exactly how she ...

Governor Murphy and the state legislature should stop experimenting with New Jersey election law during general elections

Dear Editor,

New Jersey should strive to be a leader in accessible and secure elections.  Although it seeks to modernize New Jersey elections the new election law PL 2021, c. 40, approved on March 30, 2021, which contains 17 pages of changes to the state voting laws, provides insufficient time to properly prepare for the general election this November.  Governor Murphy and the ...

Madison Area YMCA Honors Guempel, Welcomes Kirby

July 31, 2021

(Madison, NJ) July 30, 2021 – The Madison Area YMCA Board of Directors honored retiring Board Chair Scot Guempel and welcomed new Board member S. Dillard Kirby at its Annual Meeting on July 21.

The Annual Meeting, which coincided with a celebration of the YMCA’s Family Center expansion, included the election of new officers: Board Chair Jean King, Vice Chair Michael Griffin, ...

5 Minute Intervals Or 30 Minutes At Once: Which Is Better?

Squeezing in time to exercise can be challenging, especially if you juggle a hectic schedule. But staying physically active is one of the most important things you can do for your health as you age.

Given the increasing popularity of 5-minute interval workouts (or High-Intensity Interval Training – HIIT), swapping short bursts of moderately intense and vigorous aerobic exercise followed ...

8 Simple Activities To Enjoy With Your Grandkids

Spending quality time with your grandkids (and kids) adds joy and laughter to any given day. Just basking in a child’s boundless energy and carefree silliness can boost your mood and make you smile. But joining in the fun also keeps you physically and mentally active – and research shows that multigenerational interaction is good for older adults and kids.

 

If you’re ...

Bring the Sunshine Indoors With These 4 Simple Décor Ideas

As summer approaches, everyone is eager to spend more time outside enjoying the sun. It’s also the perfect time to transition your home décor to reflect the added daylight and brightness outside. If you’re ready to bring more of the sunshine inside this season, here are four great ways to easily update your décor for a lighter and brighter feeling.

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How to Incorporate Chalk Paint Into Your Next Project

Chalk paint is all the rage for that cozy richness it gives to furniture, décor, and even walls. The matte finish adds a softness to bold colors and a thickness that covers even the most worn down surfaces.

 

Home decorating moguls love chalk paint, and now you can, too - here’s the lowdown on why, where, and how to use chalk paint for your next DIY decorating ...