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Breaking News: Cedar Grove Parents Seeking to Hold Superintendent and BOE Accountable for Potential Privacy Violations and Lack of Transparency at Board of Education Meeting TONIGHT at 7:30pm at Cedar Grove High School

Last month, the Cedar Grove School District administered a controversial “equity and diversity” survey to high school, middle school and elementary school children.  The survey was given to students as young as third grade, in a seeming violation of district policy and state and federal laws requiring prior written informed parental consent.  In a swift and organized ...

Edison Heating and Cooling: The Benefits of Routine HVAC Maintenance

July 23, 2021

EDISON, NJ –  Edison Heating and Cooling offers new and existing customers the option to purchase a maintenance contract and, according to owner Mike Iarrapino, there are various benefits for routine HVAC maintenance. 

"Routine check-ups and maintenance are key to ensuring your comfort systems are performing at their best," Iarrapino said, ...

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Morris Plains' Pratiksha Mukherjee Receives High Academic Honors:

June 22, 2021

 Pratiksha Mukherjee of Morris Plains has received from Joe Biden the President's Gold Award for Educational Excellence in recognition of her stupendous academic achievement.

This award level is bestowed upon those who maintain an overall grade in 90-100% range in all curricula. In addition to the award, Pratiksha was also member of the coveted Advanced Mathematics Program, the ...

Morristown Church Presents Summer Carillon Concert Series with Live Music by Roy Kroezen

July 31, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ - St. Peter's Church in Morristown will be hosting their summer Carillon Concert Series this Sunday, August 1 featuring live music by Roy Kroezen. The event will take place outdoors at 5pm.

Guest are invited to bring a picnic dinner, blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy an evening of music.

Annual "Meet Me In Morristown" Hits the Sidewalks Tonight!

Morristown, NJ– Meet Me in Morristown, a summer event that promotes arts and culture, as well as the downtown economy will hit the streets this Thursday, July 29 in Morristown.

“As we start to resume our regular programming, we are pleased to once again partner with Morris Arts to bring the community together for this much-anticipated outdoor event,” said Jennifer Wehring, ...

"Meet Me In Morristown" Rescheduled to Friday, July 31

Morristown, NJ– Meet Me in Morristown, a summer event that promotes arts and culture, as well as the downtown economy will hit the streets this Friday, July 30 in Morristown (date was rescheduled from Thursday to Friday due to the predicted rain.

“As we start to resume our regular programming, we are pleased to once again partner with Morris Arts to bring the community together for ...

Community Conversations with Morristown Medical Center: Preventing Skin Cancer

July 28, 2021

Morristown Medical Center is presenting Community Conversations: Preventing Skin Cancer tomorrow July 29 at 12:30pm. The event will take place on Facebook Live

With a particularly hot summer, it’s especially important to protect yourself from melanoma and other skin cancers.

Join Eric Whitman, MD, surgical oncologist, medical director of Atlantic Health System Cancer Care and the ...

Hey Kids! It's Time for a Picnic Lunch with the Librarian or Storytime with Macculloch Hall

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Grab a blanket and your lunch and enjoy a wonderful afternoon with "Lunch with the Librarian" at Macculloch Hall Gardens. 

Every Wednesday throughout August, the librarian from the Morristown Library will read stories to pre-school children and their parents or caregivers under Macculloch Hall's magnificent beech tree.

The event begins at ...

Madison Farmers Market is Thursday, July 22

MADISON, NJ - The 2021 Farmers Market is in full swing.  The Market will be located at Dodge Field, located between Central and Greenwood Avenues (use 49 Central Avenue for GPS purposes). The market will run from Thursday, May 20 until Thursday, November 18

The hours are 1pm - 6pm.

1, DDC
2, J&J's Italian Ice & Honey
3, The Foraged ...

Do you want to make New Jersey better? Join us Tonight!

July 29, 2021

Jersey 1st is a non-profit organization founded with the mission of advocating for economic and social policies that put New Jersey first. We advocate for NJ businesses, financial discipline, our community, and education. We need your help to spread the word about our mission and continue our grassroots movement in your town.

Jersey 1st is launching a Town Committee program to further our ...

Winner Announced for NJ’s ‘Your Voice, Your Shot’ Video Contest

TRENTON, NJ — Belmar resident John Walsh is the winner of New Jersey’s “Your Voice, Your Shot” video contest, which is part of the state’s public health campaign encouraging residents to get the coronavirus vaccine.

Walsh’s “Jersey Summer” video was selected as the public’s favorite during online voting — an announcement that was made ...

Enjoy Live Music at Madison's Summer Concert Series; Friday July 23

MADISON, NJ - The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts Free Summer Concert Series will take place Friday July 23 with Los Orquestra Nueve Del Sabor

The concert takes place at the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts lawn located at 9 Main Street in Madison.

Coming up next is

Matt Haughey on August 6
Mama D and the Vexations on August 20
Tom Sellwood on September 3

 

National Weather Service: Tornado Watch in Effect for Thursday Evening

July 29, 2021

NEW JERSEY --  The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Tornado Watch for most of New Jersey for Thursday until approximately 9:00 p.m. Thunderstorms also are expected to move through the state with high winds and heavy rain. 

The Tornado Watch includes Burlington, Mercer, Monmouth, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Warren, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, ...

Milling and Paving to Begin on 9 Streets in Morris Township

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Milling and paving, part of the Annual Overlay Program, will begin in Morris Township on Monday, August 2. The program is expected to last three to four weeks and will take place on the following streets:

Bettin Dr.
Burnett Rd.
Cory Rd.
Evans Farm Rd.
Lord Sterling Dr.
Mark Twain Dr.
Morris Pl.
Peach Tree Way
Willison Park Rd.

The roads will be ...

Have a Picnic Lunch Today with Macculloch Hall's Lunch with the Librarian

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Grab a blanket and your lunch and enjoy a wonderful afternoon with "Lunch with the Librarian" at Macculloch Hall Gardens. 

Every Wednesday throughout August, the librarian from the Morristown Library will read stories to pre-school children and their parents or caregivers under Macculloch Hall's magnificent beech tree.

The event begins at ...

Parsippany Movie Theater Closes for Good

July 30, 2021

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany's movie theater at the Morris Hills Shopping center is remaining closed and will not re-open as originally planned.

The Cinépolis, located in the Morris Hills Shopping Center, was closed due to COVID and although the website alluded to renovations being underway as the headquarters announced a multi-million dollar project to enhance the Parsippany and ...

Beach Reopens at Hopatcong State Park

ROXBURY, NJ — The swimming/beach area at Hopatcong State Park, closed over the weekend due to contamination, reopens today, according to the state.

The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) closed the area on July 24, citing only high bacteria counts in the lake water. It did not specify the source of the bacteria or the type, but past closures have been due to too much E.

Police: Fake Check Scam Hits Roxbury Contractor

ROXBURY, NJ — Contractors should be wary about responding to text messages for home improvement projects, according to the Roxbury Police Department.

The department said it was notified Monday about "an old scam that has resurfaced." It said the scam targets house painters and other contractors.

Police said a house painter in Roxbury received a text message seeking an ...

NJ Man Succumbs to West Nile Virus

August 1, 2021

CAMDEN, NJ — COVID-19 is not the only virus the city is dealing with. On Saturday, the county announced that a case of West Nile Virus has been found in Camden.

A Camden man in his 60s was committed to a hospital with symptoms of West Nile Virus on July 16. He was later moved to another medical center, where he died. He tested positive for the virus.

“West Nile Virus ...

Five Adult Day Care Workers Convicted of Abuse at East Brunswick Facility

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Five employees of the Broadway Respite and Home Care facility on Edgeboro Road in East Brunswick have been convicted of various charges based on proven abuse of two severely disabled adults in their care. Charges ranged from neglect, abandonment, endangerment and failure to report abuse of the patients in May 2019. 

Although initially charged, Broadway ...

Tornado Confirmed in Verona Thursday Evening

VERONA, NJ — Thursday evening's thunderstorms touched off a tornado that was confirmed on the ground in Verona.

According to the National Weather Service, the twister was an EF-0 with maximum winds of 65 mph. EF stands for Enhanced Fujita Scale, which is used to rank a tornado’s wind speed and damage on a scale of zero to five.

The twister was on the ground for less than a ...

Rutgers Alum Who Co-Starred With Orson Welles, Flew Missions Over Occupied Europe, Turns 100

July 28, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - He was on his way to England via Africa, a young man born in 1920 to Russian Jewish immigrants in New York City. As a newly minted Air Force navigator, his mission was to deliver a B-24 bomber and its 10-man crew to an airbase in Britain. It was nighttime in the Sahara. As he looked at the moon, he remembered how “terribly romantic and freezing cold” the night ...

Daniel Anderl - Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk Attracts 1,000+ Participants, Raises $100K+ for Scholarships

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The original goals of the Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk on Saturday, July 17, in honor of Daniel Anderl was 500 participants and $100,000 for scholarships at St. Joseph High School. However, organizers announced that the event had more than double the participants, who included Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy and Daniel's parents, Mark Anderl and Judge ...

Sister Emily Marie Walsh Celebrates her 100th Birthday!

Sister Emily Marie Walsh, SC, served in many capacities in Holy Trinity Parish for 51 years.  She has been a Sister of Charity since 1938. 

Please celebrate with her by visiting her 100th Birthday website.http://app.mobilecause.com/e/0NcFCQ?vid=jsbnt

 

Hot Air Balloon Festival and Warren County Fair Begin 7/31/21

July 29, 2021

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. – The Warren County Farmers’ Fair kicks of its 83rd year on July 31 through August 7. After last year’s fair was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Warren County Farmer’s Fair Association is once again proud to sponsor the 83rd anniversary of a tradition dating back to 1859. The fair has been a constant throughout the years since 1937, except for ...

Interactive Virtual Mural Map Showcasing Newark's Public Art Scene to Launch This Weekend

NEWARK, NJ – Among Newark’s bustling streets and historic brick buildings, the murals and works of both local and renowned artists can be found in each of the city’s five wards. Now, those works will be celebrated this weekend with the launch of a one-of-a-kind virtual map. 

City officials will recognize Newark’s prominent public art scene on Saturday, July 31, ...

Tuesday is "National New Jersey Day" - Let's Take a Look at the Garden State

NEW JERSEY — July 27 is National New Jersey Day. While this is not an official holiday, the New Jersey State Instagram, which is possibly the snarkiest governmental social media account in the country, lent it some credibility when it posted Monday, "Tomorrow is #NationalNewJerseyDay.  Prepare accordingly."

Hawthorne's Mayor Richard Goldberg told TAPinto Hawthorne, ...

Pet-Friendly NJ Restaurants Offer Menus for Your Dog

August 1, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Looking for a dog-friendly place to eat? You’re not alone.

Catering to the pet-loving crowd, some New Jersey restaurants are taking dog-friendly dining a step further by offering a special menu just for your pooch.

At Sheelen’s Crossing Bistro & Pub in Fanwood, the “woof” menu includes items such as beef, chicken, fish, rice, vegetables ...

In Season: The Best Ways to Cook NJ Sweet Corn

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey sweet corn is in season until the beginning of September. Take advantage of this local summer veggie by eating it as soon as possible after it’s picked — the sugar turns to starch as it ages.

For storage, keep fresh corn on the cob in the husk in the fridge. Once you’re ready to enjoy your corn, remove the husk and silk, wash it and try one of ...

Are you preparing to return to work? NJ TRANSIT is ready for you.

NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

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 ...

Kittens Available for Adoption at Parsippany Animal Shelter

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Animal Control and shelter has kittens available for adoption. The photos attached to this article are just a few of those available.

The adoption fee for kittens is $70; they are spayed/neutered and vaccinated!

Interested people can submit an application via the following link:

http://parpolice.com/aco/animaladoptionfrm.aspx

Once the application is ...

Diamond Needs a Foster or Forever Home! Is it with you?

URGENT!!! This little gem of a dog needs a foster by next week!!

Beautiful Diamond has been with us since 2016. After a few years in our kennel, she was taken into a wonderful foster home, but her foster family is moving out of the country and poor Diamond needs a new foster home. Going back to the kennel now will be very tough on Diamond and we hope someone can take her in and give her the ...

Butterscotch and Copper are Available for Adoption at St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center - Madison Shelter

Butterscotch and Copper are a sweet pair of bunnies who are looking for their forever home!

Butterscotch is a beautiful three-year-old lady who is mellow and loves to snack. Copper is a dapper six-year-old gentleman who loves to zip around and explore!

These two would do best in a home without other bunnies, but do love their human companions and do well with respectful kids. They would ...

Meet EHR's Lady of LIberty LItter of Puppies!

Meet our Ladies of Liberty Litter!!

Vega, Vanna, Venus, Vera, Violet, Valerie, Vivian, and Vaughn are 3 month old black lab/terrier mix female pups, who will be making their #freedomride to NJ for adoption on July 3rd! Based on age and current size, we estimate that they will be about 60-70lbs full grown. These sweet girls are adorably cute and snuggly, good with dogs, cats, and kids.

The ...

Immunotherapy Provides More Options in Treatment of Advanced Melanoma

A decade ago, a diagnosis of metastatic melanoma was often tantamount to a death sentence: the five-year survival rate was below 5%. Advances in treatment have vastly altered that narrative. As director of Atlantic Health System’s Atlantic Melanoma Center, I have witnessed the long-term survival rate improve tenfold, and effective treatments continue to be developed.

The Atlantic ...

The Oldendorp Team Makes a Splash on Real Trend's 2021 "The Thousand" Ranking of Top Real Estate Professionals Nationwide

July 10, 2021

SHORT HILLS, NJ — The Oldendorp Team stands alone among Compass New Jersey teams according to 2021's "The Thousand," an annual ranking of the nation's top individual agents and teams produced by Real Trends. Only 0.07 percent of the 1.4 million real estate professionals in the U.S. appear among "The Thousand," making it the upper echelon of industry talent. The ...

Rutgers-Eagleton Poll: NJ Housing Costs Are a Serious Problem

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Almost nine in 10 New Jerseyans consider the cost of housing to be a “very serious” (55 percent) or “somewhat serious” (32 percent) problem, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll in collaboration with the Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey.

Similarly, eight in 10 feel it is “very” (49 percent) or ...

To the Dickens with Dickens

With so much emphasis being placed on STEM today, Language Arts (formerly known as English) has become less significant in the school curriculum. Grammar, punctuation, spelling, and vocabulary are touched on, but not emphasized as they used to be. Even cursive writing has been dropped from many school districts.

When I started teaching in 1972 the basics were covered in the freshman and ...

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 ...

We Need to Improve Access to Affordable Child Care on Behalf of NJ Businesses & Parents – Especially Mothers

July 26, 2021

With New Jersey on the road to recovery and businesses scrambling to fill job openings, child care accessibility will impact just how many residents are able to return to work.

Necessary yet costly COVID-19 safety measures forced many child care providers to permanently close last year and left others struggling to stay afloat, making child care more inaccessible to families than ever ...

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 ...

What You Need to Know About The Mystery Deaths Among New Jersey Songbirds

July 30, 2021

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Local wildlife organizations need county residents’ help to solve the mystery of an unknown illness killing young songbirds in the state, and to stop its spread.

What’s happening to songbirds? Dr. Nicole Lewis, a wildlife veterinarian with the state Division of Fish and Wildlife, told TAPinto on Tuesday the condition has affected birds in the nestling and ...

Coding Cougars is Hosting a Free Summer Camp

July 31, 2021

This summer, Coding Cougars will be hosting a completely FREE summer camp at the Library of the Chathams for elementary through middle school students from Chatham and surrounding towns. From August 16th-21st, 10am to 3pm, student volunteers will provide an experience tailored to each student's interests and expertise in the camp. 

Based in Chatham, Coding Cougars is an organization ...

IRS cautions taxpayers about fake charities and scammers targeting immigrants

The IRS continues to observe criminals using a variety of scams that target honest taxpayers. In some cases, these scams will trick taxpayers into doing something illegal or that ultimately causes them financial harm. These scammers may cause otherwise honest people to do things they don't realize are illegal or prey on their good will to steal their money.

Here are a couple of this ...

NJ Festival Orchestra presents New Beginnings PART 2

New Jersey Festival Orchestra is back with Part 2 of New Beginnings, the second in the series of NJFO’s made-for-television streaming specials set to restart the artistic engines with musical messages of hope, rebirth and enrichment.

“New Beginnings is a film of brand new material representing NJFO’s renewal of activities through an artistic gesture of communal ...

Morristown Medical Center Receives Reverification from the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 Trauma Center

Morristown, New Jersey – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been reverified as a Level I Trauma Center through 2024 by the Verification Review Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes Morristown Medical Center’s dedication to providing superior care for the most seriously injured patients. This marks ...

Here Comes the Sun! Interior Design Elements for a Bright Home

The days are long and filled with light, and neighborhoods are abuzz with warmth and energy. It’s only fitting that you want your home to reflect that same lively spirit. To celebrate summer, let the sun shine through your home décor with these ideas for bright, warm, and summery interior accents.

 Bedroom / Living Spaces
● Sunny yellow pillows and throw blankets are an easy ...

Fourth of July Fun—Here We Come!

Hosting a Fourth of July party? Pull out all the stops for the family and friends you may not have seen as much over the past year! Here are ten ideas for patriotic decorations, treats, and games - everything you need to get ready for this year’s Independence Day celebrations.

 

Decorations

Nothing puts guests in a party mood like going all-out with your décor. Use ...

Festive Food: Red, White, and Blue for the Fourth

A Fourth of July gathering is the classic summer event – food, fun, and friends. This year, treat your guests to some festive new dishes highlighting the red, white, and blue we all associate with this special holiday.

Star Confetti Cookies

For a fun, easy dessert that you can pair with any main dish, try these cutout star cookies. The recipe has been tested to ensure that the cookies ...

Citrus, Coral, and Florals: Summer from the Inside Out

As summer swings into high gear outside, bring some of the color and brightness indoors with your home décor. Perfect for setting the mood every day and during special events, summer décor that includes florals, citrus, and coral tones is a great way to transition from the more muted spring hues to the bold colors of the brightest season. Here are five ways to incorporate these ...

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 ...

Easy Recipes To Make With Home Garden Ingredients

Many foodies will attest there’s nothing more delicious than homegrown vegetables and fruits straight from your garden. Enjoying your bountiful backyard harvest will boost your vitamin and mineral intake and help you maintain a well-balanced, nutritious diet – which is especially important for gut health as you age. If you’re looking for new ways to serve your fresh produce, try ...

9 Animal Webcams That Are Worth Seeing

From attending book clubs and cooking classes via Zoom to visiting botanical gardens and museums online, many of us have had to think outside the box to enjoy recreational activities this past year. Did you know there are countless incredible animal webcams you can enjoy from the comfort of your couch? Taking virtual “trips” can help relieve stress, boost your mood, and enable your ...

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.

Clean and ...

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 ...

Tile, Wood, or Laminate — What’s Your Flooring Match?

If your wood floors are discolored and scratched, your tile chipped, or your laminate worn, you may need an upgrade! But what’s the best flooring option? That all depends on the purpose of the area to be refinished, your budget, and your style.

The following sections will outline some of the key differences between wood, tile, and laminate.

Since there are pros and cons to each type ...

DIY or Hire a Pro? Backyard Fencing and Wall Ideas for Privacy and Style

Your backyard is where you go to relax, get some fresh air, and still feel at home. You want to be able to enjoy the outdoors and maintain some privacy with your family or guests. If your fencing isn’t offering you the privacy, or the style you need, here are a few ideas for upgrading your outdoor space.

 

These fencing and wall options range from simple and classic to modern and ...

Winding Down: End Your Day with These Calming Steps

Winding down at the end of the day is essential to any wellness routine – your sleep cycle will dramatically improve once you adopt a predictable evening practice. Ultimately, the best wind-down routine is one that fits into your schedule and meets your individual needs. While you’d ideally take 1-2 hours of calming time in the evenings, sometimes a goal that’s too ambitious can ...

Why Face Rollers Should be Your Next Skincare Purchase

If you’d like to energize your skincare routine (but can’t fit professional facials into your schedule or budget), using a face roller is a great at-home option. With these small tools, you can have a mini-massage daily to improve your skin’s health and appearance. The key to long-term results is consistency, so find a face roller that works for you and make it an integral part ...

Eat the Rainbow: Why Fruits of Every Color Belong on Your Plate

In general, the bold colors found in fruits indicate a large concentration of antioxidants. These vitamins and compounds perform many different functions within the body, but all antioxidants help reduce “free radicals,” or potentially harmful atoms that interfere with normal cell functioning in our bodies. Eating a variety of colors through fruits will help ensure that you’re ...

Fresh Air and Fitness: 4 Outdoor Workouts for Every Level

Fresh air and fitness – a great combination for any wellness routine! As the weather warms up, consider adding some outdoor workouts to your regular exercise regimen. New surroundings can often make the same moves feel more challenging and exciting, so heading out to your backyard is an easy way to refresh any routine that’s starting to feel repetitive. Here are four great outdoor ...

Obituaries

Robert J. Talmadge, age 80, of Manahawkin, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Born in ...
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May 19, 1935 - Sep 23, 2018
Bill N. Raso, age 83, of Manahawkin, NJ passed away September 23, 2018. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he ...
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 It is with great sadness that The Hampshire Companies announces that Todd Anderson, ...
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- Mar 13, 2017
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Paulus J. Tuyp, passed away at his residence with his loving and ...
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- Mar 12, 2017
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Edward K. Larsen, 94, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at JFK ...
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