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 ...

New Jersey Residents Invited to Drumthwacket for Holiday Open Houses

November 23, 2022

PRINCETON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy are inviting New Jersey residents to visit Drumthwacket, the Governor's official residence in Princeton, during the holidays.

The Drumthwacket Foundation has teamed up with a number garden clubs from around the state, for "The Holidays at Drumthwacket." Guests will be able to see each public room in the first ...

3v3 Basketball Tournament at Lakeland Hills YMCA

November 22, 2022

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 kimk@lhymca.com 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 ...

The Shane Force Team Moves Another Mortgage Transaction through Closing!

The Force Team moves another mortgage transaction through closing, this time it was in Little Falls, New Jersey! With this transaction, the Shane Force Team at Guaranteed Rate moved one step closer to a total of $300 million in mortgage closings in the last three calendar years by providing mortgage financing for 56 Lincoln Ave in Little Falls, NJ.

The purchase price of this ...

Upcoming Events

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Mon, November 28
07:30 PM — 08:30 PM

Montville

Historic Preservation Review Commission ...

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Wed, November 30
06:30 AM — 10:30 AM

Addresses across Montville Twp, Montville

Recycle Paper and Cardboard

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Thu, December 01
07:30 PM — 08:30 PM

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DAC/Municipal Alliance Meeting

Special Budget Meeting to be held by the Montville Twp Committee

November 25, 2022

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Township Committee will hold a capital budget workshop meeting on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2022 at 9 a.m. at the Municipal Building, 195 Changebridge Road, Montville, NJ, 07045.

The public is invited and the agenda for the meeting can be viewed at http://www.montvillenj.org/agendacenter.

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Lt. Thomas Norton of Montville Retires from a Colorful Career with NJ State Park Police

November 25, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ — Lieutenant Thomas Norton announced his retirement from New Jersey State Park Police at a luncheon in his honor at Liberty State Park.

In 2002, Lt. Norton began his career as a police officer. In 2011, he was promoted to Sergeant, Liberty State Park, and to Lieutenant in 2017.

Lt. Norton considers his years in charge of Liberty State Park—with its spectacular ...

Morris County Touts Small Business Saturday With $15,000 Grant Delivery

November 25, 2022

PARSIPPANY, NJ – Another $15,000 Morris County Small Business Grant was delivered Nov. 23 by the Morris County Commissioners, who were joined by Parsippany Township’s Mayor and Council President and the Morris County Economic Development Corporation (EDC) in highlighting the importance of shopping locally when the nation recognizes Small Business Saturday.

“Small businesses ...

Police Seek Info on Abused Shih Tzus Found in Mount Olive

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The public is being asked to help police find out who is responsible for abandoning two Shih Tzu dogs, which appeared to be abused, in Mount Olive.

Police believe the dogs were abandoned on Bartley Road, near Flanders Park, in Mount Olive between Nov. 17 and Nov. 18.

Anybody with credible information is asked to contact the Mount Olive Police Investigations Division at ...

NJ Man Killed in Massachusettes Apple Store Tragedy

November 25, 2022

BOSTON, MA – Monday was a calm, blue sky day, until out of that blue sky came tragedy that claimed the life of a Wayne Township resident and sent more than a dozen people to the hospital.

According to a statement given by Plymouth County, Massachusetts District Attorney Tim Cruz, who called the incident "unthinkable," a 2019 Toyota 4Runner, apparently driven by ...

Sparta Theater Center to Have a Theater Again, Opening this Weekend

SPARTA, NJ – Looking for something to do after Thanksgiving. How about a movie.  Sparta movie theater will open its doors on Friday, showing three movies:

Black Panther Wakanda Forever  
Disney's Strange World and
Ticket to Paradise with Julia Roberts and George Clooney.

Owner James Kula has been working on refurbishing the theater for about a ...

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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 ...

RE/MAX Neighborhood Properties Open Houses This Weekend- November 19th-20th, 2022

The following homes have OPEN HOUSES presented by RE/MAX NEIGHBORHOOD PROPERTIES this weekend, November 19th-20th:

OPEN HOUSE(S) on SUNDAY, November 20th:

110 Northfield Avenue, West Orange Township, NJ 07052

1:00 - 4:00 PM

Contact ARMENE ABBATTISTA or KEVIN MARQUEZ for more info. at 973-303-3351 / 609-317-5456.

​A Bright Future 

John Kennedy said, “Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.”

At times, when we read and listen to the news, we can become saddened and even have a cynical outlook on the future. News reports often cast a negative pall on life that affects us all.  However, this dark cloud is not seen in our schools.  On a daily basis, ...

Here Today

Last week I lost over a billion dollars. Yes, billion with a B.

Fortunately my initial investment was only four dollars, so I don't feel too bad. But still, to see a billion dollars in personal wealth go poof at the drop of a hat, or in this case a powerball, is pretty hard to swallow.

OK, you can argue that I never really had a billion dollars, but between the time I bought my lottery ...

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 ...