Come Get Your Heart Shaped Ravioli's from Vespucci's Marketplace

January 27, 2022

EAST HANOVER, NJ - Thinking about Valentine's Day? Vespucci's Marketplace has heart shaped ravioli. Pair wit with their vodka sauce or marinara sauce for a wonderful meal!

Supplies are limited so don't wait! Get yours today!

Vespucci's Marketplace is located at 90 Ridgedale Avenue East in East Hanover. 

LAST CHANCE! Sign up for TAPinto's free, daily newsletter by January 31 and be eligible to win a $250 gift card:

LAST CHANCE! Sign up for TAPinto's free, daily newsletter by January 31 and be eligible to win a $250 gift card: Sign up now at https://www.tapinto.net/subscriptions/new

Market Mayhem- Is it time to Panic? 

Since January 1st, profits in your retirement fund have likely vanished. Stocks have been in free fall, inflation continues to rage, and job numbers remain weak. Combined all of this with pockets of global unrest, and the result is panic on Wall Street. 

Here’s what you need to know:


Action on inflation: The Federal Reserve (the “Fed”) is concerned that ...

Media and FBI Missed the Mark: Reflections on the Fort Worth Terrorist Attack

On Saturday, January 15th, phones around the globe lit up with alerts.  A hostage situation was unfolding in real-time.  A deranged man took several people hostage at the Congregation Beth Israel, a synagogue in the Fort Worth, Texas suburbs. That man was later identified as Malik Faisal Akram. He took four people hostage during Saturday morning services. Thanks to the swift work ...

Morristown Event: The Washington Association of NJ Presents The Irish Contribution to the American Revolution

January 26, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The community is invited to the presentation of The Irish Contribution to the American Revolution. The event is sponsored by the Washington Association and will take place on February 21 at the Madison Hotel.

The Washington Association meets yearly on George Washington's birthday to celebrate his life and legacy. The yearly meeting and luncheon will also have Niall ...

ETV Partners with Morristown Church to Offer Free COVID Vaccinations and Boosters On Monday Jan 24

(Morristown, NJ) - Empower The Village, Inc. (ETV) has distributed at-home COVID testing kits provided by Atlantic Health throughout several underserved communities. To assist in the distribution efforts of approximately 300 kits containing two tests per kit (600 tests in total), ETV reached out to its Village partners at social service organizations and churches such as Homeless Solutions, ...

Remaining January Schedule for The HOPE ONE Van; 1 More Stop in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The HOPE ONE van will be making several stops in Morris County this month.

The remaining schedule for January is as follows:

January 24- Morristown Green; 9am - 2pm
January 25 - Rockaway Mall; 10am - 2pm
January 26- Flanders ShopRite 9am - 2pm
January 31 - QuickChek Plaza on 25 West Main Street in Rockaway; 9am - 2pm

The HOPE One vehicle, which ...

Macculloch Hall Presents "Storytime: Guess & Go: How Feathered Friends Keep Warm

January 26, 2022

Join Macculloch Hall Historical Museum for their Storytime Guess & Go on How Feathered Friends Keep Warm in the winter. The museum is inviting families to tune in for stories  by Keith Bater and Jane Yolen's.

The stories being read today are Owl Moon and No Two Alike 

Join Macculloch Hall on Facebook Live at noon to hear all about it!

METC to Host Virtual Event: 19th Center NJ Women Photographers: Exceptional Artists in a Mostly Male Profession

MADISON, NJ -  The Museum of Early Trades and Crafts will be hosting a virtual event on January 27 titled: 19th Century New Jersey Women Photographers: Exceptional Artists in a Mostly male Profession. There is a fee of $10 per person but the event is free for METC members.

The lecture will take place on Zoom at 6:30pm and is presented by Gary Saretzky, an archivist and ...

I-80 Ramps in Parsippany Will Be Closed Jan 20 for Sign Replacement

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Ramps to and from I-80 will be closed tonight, January 20, for an overhead sign replacement project in Parsippany-Troy Hills, announced the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT).

Beginning at 10 p.m. tonight, Thursday, January 20, until 5 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, January 21, Route 202 northbound/Littleton Road just past the split with Frontage Road, which includes ...

Community is Invited to a Free Zoom Event: My Furry Valentine Sponsored by Second Chance Rescue

January 25, 2022

NEW JERSEY-  Second Chance Rescue is inviting the community to join them for "My Furry Valentine". The virtual event will take place on February 15 from 6pm - 7pm. You are invited to meet some of the fantastic teams behind the mission.

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of an animal welfare organization? Come and find out and register for their free event ...

Alzheimer's Association Shares Highlights of 2021 Research and Advances

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — Although 2021 was an exciting year in Alzheimer’s research, the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) accelerated approval of aducanumab and ongoing news surrounding COVID-19 caused many important Alzheimer’s and dementia science stories to go under-reported.

As a result, the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater New Jersey (AAGNJ) shared the ...

Blood Drive on Sunday Jan 16 in Morristown

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -  Blood is needed! The Red Cross will hold several Blood Drives in our area this month. 

"Between the weather, cancellations and postponements from covid cases and everything in between, the blood center is desperately in need of blood donors", said the Red Cross.

Please consider donating at on of the following locations:

Sunday, January 16 ...

GenCyber Summer Camp for High School Students Returns at CCM

January 27, 2022

A Week long Exploration into Cybersecurity

RANDOLPH, NJ: Incoming high school freshmen and sophomores for the 2022-23 Academic Year from Dover, Morristown and Parsippany are invited to take part in a free exploration into the world of cybersecurity during the GenCyber camp to be held at County College of Morris (CCM) this summer.

An information session on the camp will be held via Zoom ...

Morristown Council Considers Establishing a Cannabis Advisory Board

MORRISTOWN, NJ - At the conclusion of the council meeting on Tuesday January 25, Council President Armington spoke to the council about the establishment of a cannabis advisory board.

There are a lot of potential cannabis entrepreneurs seeking to do business in Morristown, Jillian Barrick said.

The council didn't provide any additional information at this ...

Light Snow Expected Sunday Night for the Morristown Area

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  Our area may see some snow tonight, according to the National Weather Service. The weather authority issued a Special Weather Statement for this evening where snow is expected to begin late this afternoon and continue through the evening.

 Temperatures are expected to fall into the 20's tonight and snowfall accumulation will be one half to one inch of snow.

Morris County School of Technology Announces Its Teacher of the Year

January 27, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ -- Colleen Pascale, Academy for Law & Public Safety teacher, is this year's Morris County School of Technology Teacher of the Year, the school announced on Jan. 19. 

According to the announcement, Ms. Pascale is known for her dedication to the community, love for education and commitment to service, and has been a leader paving the way for women for many years.

Two Armed Robberies Strike Parsippany Businesses on Friday Evening

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a report according to breaking news alerts of an armed robbery at the Shell Gas Station on Rt. 46 in Parsippany.

The address of the Shell station is 25 Rt. 46. The perpetrator is reported to be a black male, around 6 feet tall and wearing a black ski mask.  He was reported to be using a knife.

There is also a report of an additional armed robbery at the nearby ...

Pedestrian Struck Near Costco in East Hanover

EAST HANOVER, NJ - On Sunday, January 16th a pedestrian was struck near Costco on Route 10 in East Hanoer.

The police were on the scene and reported an arm injury to the pedestrian.  EMS was called to the scene.

 

 

Read more:Passport Fees Went Up $20, According to Morris County Clerk

Read more: Test Taker Beware: NJ Attorney General Issues Warnings Over Price ...

AG Releases Dramatic Audio of Sept. 28 Hillsborough Police Shooting

January 24, 2022

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ. – The Attorney General’s Office on Monday released six minutes of video footage and audio from the mobile video recorder inside a police vehicle connected to a fatal police-involved shooting that occurred on Sept. 28, 2021 which killed Patrick Chin, 43, inside his home.

Police can clearly be heard addressing Chin by name, telling him repeatedly ...

21-Year-Old Accused of Being One of Many Who Stole 10 Range Rovers from Paramus Jaguar Dealership

PARAMUS, NJ - A 21-year-old Newark man has been arrested for stealing 10 Range Rovers, 8 of which were recovered, according to police. The total loss of the burglary and theft was in excess of $740,000.

On January 12, police arrested Dion Wiggins, 21, of Newark; he was charged with burglary and theft. Wiggins was booked and processed at the Monmouth County Jail where ...

Second Dog Dies in Bear Attack in Sparta

SPARTA, NJ – A Yorkshire terrier was no match for a bear.  "Tommy" a 5-year-old Yorkshire terrier died from its injuries from the encounter.  Just after midnight on Thursday Sparta Police got a call from a resident on Layton Lane that his dog had been injured by a bear. According to police, Mr. Pierce told Officer Taylor May that Tommy had been ...

Laura Matos Attends First Public Meeting in New Role on Legislative Apportionment Commission

January 27, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — “Our Democratic Party is not defined by one individual or one single entity. It is defined by our ideals,” said LeRoy Jones, Jr., the Democratic co-chair of the Legislative Apportionment Commission before a public redistricting meeting Wednesday night. 

“Our strength is in our diversity. Our strength is in our inclusiveness. Our strength is in ...

Route 3 Bridge Gets Millions for Upgrades, Paving Way for Thousands of Jobs

SECAUCUS, NJ - The Route 3 Bridge over the Hackensack River connecting East Rutherford to Secaucus is getting a much-needed facelift. 

It will cost $143.6 million. 

Sens Bob Menendez (D - NJ) and Cory Booker (D - NJ), along with Rep. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D - District 9) joined Gov. Phil Murphy in Secaucus to announce the planned upgrades secured ...

Team USA Uniforms Made In New Jersey Amid Olympic Controversy

NEW JERSEY — A piece of New Jersey will be represented at the Winter Olympics and Paralympics despite controversy surrounding the games. 

Team USA’s opening ceremony uniforms in Beijing will be assembled and manufactured by Clifton, New Jersey-based manufacturer Better Team USA designed by Ralph Lauren. 

Better Team USA is a luxury outerwear manufacturing facility that ...

New Jersey Dreamers Featured on "Today" for Martin Luther King Day

January 17, 2022

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream, and so do a couple of dreamers here in New Jersey.  They dream of literacy and art, of bonding people together with words and images, and of helping children and adults read their way to freedom and beauty.  Tomorrow, they will tell the world about that dream.  New Brunswick's Sykes family will appear on Today on ...

NJ Native Qualifies for 2 Races in Winter Olympic Games

FLEMINGTON, NJ - Flemington native Kimi Goetz has officially qualified for two Olympic events in long track speed skating, the 1000m and the 500m.

Goetz qualified for her first race Thursday and the second on Friday. She also competed in the 1500m Saturday, but did not qualify in that race.

"We are over the moon thrilled and proud of her beyond words," said her mother, Linda.

First in Morris County: Roxbury Library Goes Fine-Free

ROXBURY, NJ – The Roxbury Public Library today announced it will no longer charge fines for overdue items and is waiving all pre-existing fines.

The library said it is the first public library in Morris County to take this route although others in the state have done so.

In announcing the new policy, the library said its board of trustees “is dedicated to creating a library that ...

Hey Morristown! Tuesday is National Plan for Vacation Day

January 24, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Tuesday is National Plan for Vacation Day, which encourages Americans to plan their vacation days for the entire year. Findings by the travel industry and partners have continuously shown that vacation days are not being used, thus affecting workers' mental health, personal relationships and job performance.

According to a new study by Destination Analysts, commissioned by ...

Celebrate National Plan for Vacation Day with the Long Beach Island Region, NJ

The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce reminds you to use your vacation days wisely in 2022 and start planning much-needed quality time that is only a road trip away

SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. - Jan. 20, 2022 -  The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce is joining thousands of organizations across the country to celebrate National Plan for Vacation Day and encourage ...

Newark Museum of Art to Celebrate MLK With Virtual Discussion Event

NEWARK, NJ – A virtual panel discussion centered around the legacy and life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be presented by The Newark Museum of Art this weekend. 

The event will be held on Sunday, Jan. 16, and is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. The virtual discussion will feature three panelists from the community, who will examine how art can communicate new ...

Looking for Your Forever Someone? How About Betty White Newark?

Betty White Newark is all that and so much more! This 1 year old 45lbs little blue nose lady is great with people and loves other dogs. Super friendly and out going, Betty is the star of the show! Betty is an active girl! She is SO happy, she looks like she is smiling and her tail never stops wagging.

For more information or to fill out an adoption form, visit www.ehrdogs.org.

 

Mixed American Eskimo Pups Ready for Adoption at Shake A Paw

UNION, NJ - The Shake A Paw® Center for Rescue and Adoption is unlike any other Adoption facility. Licensed as an Animal Shelter (Yes, we are a shelter!!), we accept dogs from the public, as well as rescue, homeless, abandoned and unwanted dogs. Giving back to the animals we love by finding them a Happy Forever Home is our goal and mission.

Now available for adoption are ...

Crystal is Looking for Her Forever Home This Holiday Season..... Won't You Consider Making Her Part of Your Family?

Looking for a new friend for the holidays? Check out Crystal from NYC Second Chance Rescue.

According to the rescue, she is the sweetest nine-year-old chocolate lab mix you will ever meet.

This is what else the rescue had to say......This gorgeous gal is the perfect WFH (work from home) companion. She is content to curl up at your feet while you watch tv or rest comfortably by your ...

October’s almost over. The conversation about breast cancer isn’t.

As October draws to a close, I find myself hoping that a certain line of conversation won’t fade away amid the growing bustle of the oncoming holidays. 

By now, it’s pretty well known that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. I normally spend most of this month supporting, however I can, the myriad efforts, initiatives, campaigns and movements designed to remind people of ...

Home of the Week: 28 Stanford Place, Montclair NJ

You’ll find 28 Stanford Place in the desirable town of Montclair, a charming colonial on a corner lot. The first floor has a lot of character, featuring a large living room with a wood-burning fireplace, a den with a lot of natural light, a formal dining room, and a kitchen with stainless steel appliances. The second floor has three bedrooms including a master bedroom, ensuite. And it ...

The Sailor's Bookshelf: 50 Books to know the Sea by Adm. James Stavridis, USN (Ret.)

The Sailor’s Bookshelf: Fifty Books to Know the Sea by Admiral James Stavridis, USN (RET.) (Naval Institute Press, 2021).

 

The first review that I published with the tapinto franchise was entitled 50 Books That Went to War. That volume recounted the books that were popular with the men and women who served our country during World War II. The fascinating list of works, which ...

How to Throw a New Year’s Eve Party Your Guests Won’t Forget

New Year’s Eve is the perfect time to get friends and loved ones together. Instead of spending a fortune on NYE event tickets, why not opt to stay in and host the celebration yourself? Here are a few tips for hosting an epic New Year’s Eve bash to remember.

 

Pick a theme.

If you’re hosting a large group of people, consider choosing a theme in advance. Having a ...

Swap the Figgy Pudding with These Heavenly Holiday Appetizers

‘Tis the season! As the weather gets colder, gift shopping begins, and Mariah Carey takes over the radio, you know that it’s finally the holiday season.

 

Whether you’re hosting a party or want to impress your loved ones with a tasty appetizer they’re sure to love, this is the perfect master list of delicious fan favorites. From sweet to savory to 21+, these ...

Creative Stocking Stuffers That Won’t Break the Bank

The stocking hung by the fireplace stuffed to the brim with goodies is an iconic symbol of Christmas. They sit there just waiting to be dumped out all over the floor. And, be honest: Who wants a pair of white socks or a bag of candy coal?

These stocking stuffers are sure to bring out a “ho ho ho!” from young and old alike! From tech to coffee to fun and games for kids of all ages, ...

10 DIY Décor Ideas for Your Holiday Home

So much of the joy from the holiday season comes from entertaining. Whether you’re throwing a big bash for the neighborhood or hosting a more intimate gathering of close family and friends, filling your home with exciting and colorful decorations is a must.

Rather than buying everything pre-made, consider rounding out your décor collection with some DIY items that highlight your ...

Tips for Making (and Keeping!) Your New Year’s Resolutions

With the holidays quickly approaching, many people are beginning to think about their New Year’s resolutions. According to a recent survey conducted by YouGovAmerica, the most common resolutions people made in 2020 were to exercise more, improve their diets, and to lose weight.

 

If you’re planning to alter a few unhealthy habits of your own, here are a few tips to help you ...

Apps That Exercise Your Brain and Keep You Sharp

Keeping your brain sharp is just as critical as staying physically fit—especially as you age. Doing puzzles, brainteasers, card games, dancing, and learning new skills are all ways you can flex and strengthen your brain muscles.

 

If you have a smartphone, tablet, or computer, you can use brain training apps to get a mental workout. Try any of these brain-boosting apps that ...

Enjoy an Active Holiday Season with These 5 Outings

The holiday season brings family gatherings, memorable traditions, and lots of delicious food! If you’re looking to incorporate more active events and outings this season, there are plenty of ways to enjoy festive cheer while getting out of the house and moving!

We’ve collected five simple and fulfilling ways that you can make this holiday season an active one, so get ready to plan ...

Cozy Up Your Living Space with These Simple Design Tips

It doesn’t have to be cold outside to appreciate a warm and inviting living space. But when crisp fall air arrives or temperatures drop on a blustery winter day, there’s nothing better than kicking back and relaxing in a comfortable atmosphere.

 

Creating a cozy space is easier than you think. Follow these tips to bring out the warm and fuzzy feels.

Create a Reading ...

DIY Decorations: Making Your Own Christmas Ornaments

As you start to envision that magical time of year when you gather with family and friends to decorate the tree, think about adding a few unique ornaments to this year’s collection.

Whether your style is rustic or elegant, neutral or bold, homemade ornaments add a memorable touch to the tree. Even if you aren’t a skilled crafter, there are many ways to make ornaments this ...

Stand Out With These Unique Holiday Decorating Ideas

Celebrate the holidays in style! These holiday decorations are classy yet bold and are sure to bring out the “ooos” and “ahhhs,” and maybe even a round of applause!

 

Thinking beyond the traditional reds and greens and trying new colors will help you stand out. Plus, you can surprise your family with decorations in the most unexpected places in your home. These ...

How to Make a New Year’s Resolution You Can (Finally) Keep

Many people make a New Year’s resolution to shake off the previous year’s struggles and start fresh with a clean, blank slate. As confident and well-intentioned as they feel about making positive changes and reaching some goals, 80% of people don’t stick to their New Year’s plan.

This might seem discouraging, but don’t despair. Instead, follow these tips to make a ...

How to Make Self-Care a Priority This Holiday Season

The holiday season should be about spending time with family, traditions, and giving.

 

Often it becomes financially, emotionally, and physically stressful instead. There are many demands on our wallets. We can feel overwhelmed by all the tasks on our to-do lists and pressure to create the “perfect” holiday. Our healthy eating and exercising habits often go out the window ...

12 Gifts to Wow the Fitness Lover in Your Life

With the holiday season just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about choosing the perfect gifts for family and friends.

 

If you have a loved one in your life who’s always at the gym or have heard a friend talking about how she plans to get fit come the new year, a fitness-themed gift might be just the thing to make her smile. But, it can be hard to know where ...

Practical Skincare Gifts She’s Sure to Love

When it comes to gifting, we often think along the lines of gift cards, flowers, candies, and chocolates. While those items are classic crowd-pleasers, skincare can also make a great gift.

Here are practical gifts for every skincare fanatic on your list, from mask lovers to eye cream connoisseurs.

Facial Cleanser

One of the most essential needs for a woman’s skincare routine is a ...

Obituaries

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