Did You Hear? Pink and Blue Tickets At NEW LEAF Consignment are 25%, 50% Off

July 29, 2022

MADISON, NJ -  Now at NEW LEAF Consignment there's a sale going on! Pink tickets arte 25% off and Blue tickets are 50% off. Stop by and see what's there! The current sale is valid through Saturday August 6th!

NEW LEAF's business hours 

 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM on Thursday 

10:00 am - 5:00 PM on ...

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Free Summer Concert Series in Morris Township Continues Tuesday Aug 9 with Zuko, Phillip, Cohen and Starr

August 8, 2022

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  The summer concert series continues tonight Tuesday with Zuko, Phillip, Cohen  & Starr. The performance will take place at the Gazebo at Ginty Field, 45 Woodland Avenue in Morris Township at 6:30pm

The performance is free 

Bring blankets and chairs to the event.

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Free Bike Class in Morris Plains! Sign Up to Learn How to Bike Right!

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -  Kids ages 5 - 13 are invited to sign up for a free Bike Right Class, hosted by the Morris Plains Rotary Club. The class will take place on August 13 from 10am - 12noon at the basketball courts at Morris Plains Community Park located at 51 Jim Fear Drive in Morris Plains.

Learning to ride a bike is a rite of passage that provides a sense of accomplishment in learning a ...

Free Movies This Summer; Clifford The Big Red Dog Is Next

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Come catch a free movie this summer in Morristown. Kick back, relax and enjoy a movie under the stars or at the MPAC. Movies to enjoy this summer in Morristown include:

Clifford the Big Red Dog on August 2; MPAC; 10:30am
Summer of Soul on August 21; MPAC; 7pm
Encanto on August 16; MPAC; 10:30am
West Side Story (2021) on August 16; MPAC: ...

Macculloch Hall Offers Two Fun Activities Today; Lunch with the Librarian and Guess & Go Storytime

August 10, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Macculloch Hall Historical Museum is offering two great activities today, Wednesday August 10.

At noon, today, grab a blanket and your lunch and enjoy a wonderful afternoon with "Lunch with the Librarian" at Macculloch Hall Gardens. Every Wednesday through August, the librarian from the Morristown Library will read stories to pre-school children and ...

Free Movies This Summer in Morristown; Encanto is Next

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Come catch a free movie this summer in Morristown. Kick back, relax and enjoy a movie under the stars or at the MPAC. Movies to enjoy this summer in Morristown include:

Encanto;Collinsville-T August 10; ucker Park in Morristown (18 Monroe Street);8pm
Space Jam: A New Legacy; Saturday August 13; Ginty Field; dusk (approximately 8:30pm)
Encanto on August ...

Madison Farmer's Market Today Aug 4; Cousins Maine Lobster Truck Will Be Here Along With 19 Vendors

MADISON, NJ - The 30th Annual of the Madison Farmers Market will take place Thursday July 28. The 2022 season will take place every Thursday through November 17. The market takes place from 1pm - 6pm at Dodge Field.

"The Madison Farmers Market has always been about community, food, and fun", said organizers. "This season we will be trying different creative ideas and ...

Sound Off: Study Says Morristown Has the Lowest Stress Rate In New Jersey

August 11, 2022

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - A new study says Morris County has one of the lowest 'stressflation' rates in New Jersey. From longer work hours to increased demands at home, the COVID-19 pandemic exposed Americans to new levels of stress in almost every aspect of their lives. And now after two years of COVID-related health worries, Americans are faced with financial concerns as ...

How to Make a Spotted Latternfly Trap

HAMILTON, NJ — Spotted Laternflies have returned for the season and are swarming tries in neighborhoods. To help beat the bugs, the Mercer County Park Commission's Tulpehaking Nature Center is providing tips on how to create traps to catch the adult flies before they lay eggs and destroy trees.

The Commission says that "now is the best time to set up circle traps on ...

Live Music From The Thorns Performs Friday Aug 5 at Madison's Free Summer Concert Series

MADISON, NJ - The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts Free Summer Concert Series begins Friday, August 5 from 6-8pm with a performance by The Thorns

The Thorns are a local cover band from Madison, NJ that plays popular hits across Rock and Pop. From Janis Joplin to Nirvana, they have a great selection of music, that will make you have a great time!

The concert takes place at the Museum of ...

Madison Farmer's Market Today Aug 11

August 11, 2022

MADISON, NJ - The 30th Annual of the Madison Farmers Market will take place Thursday August 11. The 2022 season will take place every Thursday through November 17. The market takes place from 1pm - 6pm at Dodge Field.

"The Madison Farmers Market has always been about community, food, and fun", said organizers. "This season we will be trying different creative ideas and ...

Heat Advisory Continues for Morristown Area Today Aug. 9

NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a heat advisory for our area through 8 pm. Tuesday Aug. 9.

The hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat-related illness to occur, especially to vulnerable populations and the elderly. Today, expect daytime temperatures to reach close to 94 degrees.

Tonight thunderstorms and showers likely before 1am. Wednesday will be a high ...

The Calais Foundation to Host Annual Golf Classic for Special Needs at Ballyowen Golf Club, New Jersey’s No. 1 public golf course

Hamburg, NJ- On Thursday, October 13th, The Calais Foundation will host its 5th Annual Golf Classic at the Award-Winning Ballyowen Golf Club of The Crystal Springs Resort in Hamburg, NJ to support the Foundation’s mission of empowering children and young adults with serious learning disabilities and socialization challenges realize their fullest potential in life.

The Golf Classic begins ...

New Chick-fil-A Coming to Parsippany

August 8, 2022

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany-Troy Hills Board of Adjustment approved Application 21.63, Chick-fil-A, 1180 Route 46, Block 715, Lot 11.1, in B-2 Zone. The new Chick-fil-A is slated to be built at the location of four older run down office buildings currently at that location on Route 46.

The new building will be 5,338 square feet with 62 interior seats and 18 exterior seating. It ...

Florham Park Police's Investigation of Sextortion Case Leads to Criminal Being Sent to Federal Prison

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Florham Park police's investigation into a 2019 'sextortion' incident has led to the conviction of the criminal responsible. Mr. Brandon McCullough, currently 31 years old from Branson, Missouri was sentenced on August 2, 2022, to 30 years in federal prison without parole, supervision for life upon release, and restitution of over $200,000. Two years ago ...

Chatham Mom's 'Establishment' Case vs Chatham School District is 'Vacated' by Appellate Court; Sent Back to Lower Court

CHATHAM, NJ -- What started out as public commentary in 2017 by two parents at a Chatham Board of Education meeting about the emphasis on Islam in a 7th Grade World Cultures and Geography Class is still being deliberated today in the courts in relation to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

Chatham mother Libby Hilsenrath, on behalf of her minor son, sued the School ...

Mayfair Farms Closes Its Doors After 8 Decades

August 10, 2022

Mayfair Farms has been a West Orange institution for eight decades and the setting of elegant weddings, proms, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, parties, business meetings, charity events and more.

The public discovered that Mayfair had closed on June 30 when the venue posted the news on its website and Facebook page:

“Thank you & farewell. After 80 years of successful business, Mayfair ...

Summit Resident Stabbed Multiple Times During Sunday Night Altercation; Suspect Arrested After Brief Chase on Foot

SUMMIT, NJ - A 26-year-old Summit man is currently listed in critical condition after suffering multiple stab wounds during an altercation Sunday night, according to the Summit Police Department. The suspect was later captured and arrested after a brief foot chase.

The Summit Police Department, responding at 11:20 p.m. Sunday night (Aug. 7) to a report of a fight in ...

Police Find Man and Woman in Possible Abduction in South Brunswick

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Police have identified and tracked down the suspect and victim involved in a ‘possible abduction’ which occurred earlier this week. This development was announced at a press conference outside the South Brunswick Police Headquarters. 

Authorities worked alongside the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and the FBI to locate the people in question.

Sen. Joseph Lagana Discusses School Safety Legislation, Says Students Must Be Protected

August 10, 2022

PARAMUS, NJ — Sen. Joseph Lagana has three main inspirations for wanting to keep New Jersey's children safe at school.

"I try to use my real-life experience and apply it to my job as a legislator," Lagana (D - District 38) told TAPinto. "And part of (that) is being a father and having three kids."

When he takes his daughters — who are headed into ...

New Jersey's Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs Receive $10 Million in Funding

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's hospital-based violence intervention programs (HVIPs) are getting a big financial boost.

Gov. Phil Murphy and Acting Attorney General Matthew Platkin announced Monday the programs, which help and support victims of violence, will receive $10 million in federal American Recovery Plan (ARP) funds.

“The Paterson Healing Collective is pleased to ...

State Parole Board Chairman Talks About New Grant to Help Offenders with Substance Use Disorder

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's State Parole Board is teaming up with Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care to help offenders struggling with substance use disorder, both before and after their release.

"We're confident that this is something that could be life-changing to a lot of people," State Parole Board Chairman Samuel J. Plumeri, Jr. told TAPinto.

Groundbreaking for New Portal North Bridge Project over Hackensack River

KEARNY, NJ — A project to replace the Portal North Bridge, which has been the cause of countless commuting nightmares for many over the years, is moving forward. When it's complete, rail delays due to marine traffic in the Hackensack River will be a thing of the past.

"Today, we take the next great step of putting shovels in the ground so that this bridge can finally become ...

New Jersey’s Disabled Community Feels Inflation the Most

Whether we push a shopping cart down the supermarket aisle or order through a delivery app, all New Jerseyans are noticing that grocery prices are on the rise. 

The cost of buying food has increased by 9.1% over the past year, according to government data released last month. Combined with fluctuating gas prices, rising rents as well as interest rates, inflation is forcing many of us to ...

East Brunswick's Soccer Champion Heather O'Reilly to Be Inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame

August 4, 2022

NEWARK, NJ  – East Brunswick's will be among those honored by the New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) as part of its 14th class of inductees, which is once again highlighting some of the state’s best and brightest.

O'Reilly, a 2002 graduate of East Brunswick High School, is a 2018 NWSL Champion. 2015 World Cup Champion, a three-time Olympic ...

New Jersey Actor Shiloh Verrico Joins Hit Disney Channel Show ‘Bunk’d’

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Shiloh Verrico, a Scotch Plains native, continues to thrive in the world of sitcoms with the sixth season of “Bunk’d,” the first Disney Channel show to earn a sixth season renewal.

The show has a new subtitle: “Learning the Ropes.” Shiloh’s character, Winnie Webber, is new to the show and represents the new setting of the show ...

Morristown Named Finalist for Destination of the Year

August 10, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown has been named a finalist for the 2023 New Jersey Destination of the Year designation by “Jersey Best,” with the winner to be announced at the end of the year.

According to an article announcing the finalists, Morristown was named in part due to the combination of history, community and the arts.

“The arts live in the beautiful architecture of ...

Long Beach Township Adopts Youth Emergency Declaration from 12 a.m. to 5 a.m.

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - The Long Beach Township administration adopted an Emergency Declaration and Order signed by Mayor Joseph Mancini and Police Chief Kevin Mahon.

In summary, the declaration states:

A. All persons 17 and under shall not be permitted outside upon a public street, avenue, boulevard, place, walkway, alley, park, beach, or any public area or unimproved private property ...

Friday Night at the Middlesex County Fair: 'Arena Rock' Brings 'Bohemian Rhapsody' at 8:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Middlesex County Fair will open tonight Friday, August 5 at 5:00 at 655 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick.

Tonight, Arena Rock, a cover band that performs hits from Boston, Journey, Pat Benatar, AC/DC, Guns N’ Roses, Styx, Aerosmith, Rush, Foreigner, Queen, takes the main stage at 8:00.  It's going to be a hot one, and maybe a rainy one, so ...

TAPinto Reader Mail Bag: Not Shy About Speaking Up!

NEW JERSEY — TAPinto's News Around New Jersey readers had a lot to say recently about our recent stories focusing on guns, red-light-running and the money perks for those running the most powerful union in New Jersey.

The biggest response was about a foundation report on what the top officials of the New Jersey Education Association were earning in salaries and from a separate ...

Serving Up Generosity, Goodwill and Grace at the Jersey Shore

Americans nationwide are feeling the pinch of inflation, but perhaps nowhere more than in our country’s underserved communities.

One such community is Asbury Park, New Jersey, located within FirstEnergy’s Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) service territory, where more than 22 percent of the population lives below the poverty line. In February 2022, the New Jersey ...

JCP&L Welcomes New Line and Substation Employees from Power Systems Institute Training Programs

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE:FE) utilities, have hired 20 graduates of Power Systems Institute (PSI), award-winning, two-year educational program that helps prepare the next generation of line and substation workers for FirstEnergy's 10 electric utility companies.

The new employees include 10 lineworkers and 10 substation electricians who are ...

Adopt Skittles! He's Looking for his forever family!

Skittles has been at the shelter for over 1,192 days and is waiting for someone to ask to meet him

He has been waiting for OVER 3 YEARS!!!

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All about Skittles :

Skitles is 7 yrs old

Terrier mix

Knows many commands - "sit", "stay", ...

Meet Wade! He's Looking for his forever home! Is it with you?

Meet Wade! The first thing to know about this guy is that he is in a committed relationship with any and every tennis ball. He'll sleep with one, carry one around on walks, chase one to the ends of the Earth; he's a total lover, and tennis balls get the brunt of that affection while Wade waits for his future family to find him.

This beautiful boy wound up in our care under some ...

19 Dogs Found Living in 'Warzone' in Paterson Home

PATERSON, NJ – At 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Paterson Animal Control received a phone call from the Passaic County Sheriff’s Office after new residents of a home on Broadway and 39th Street reported being afraid to go inside after hearing what sounded like dogs.

When John DeCando, Chief Animal Control Officer, and his team got to the home, they found it in deplorable condition, he told ...

Hi from the snuggliest, prettiest, chunkiest gal, VAL

Hi from the snuggliest, prettiest, chunkiest gal, VAL! She's the coolest kid in school! Val is a five-year-old lovebug with a big, fat bod and adorable Dumbo ears. She's an affectionate pooch who likes to give hugs to her favorite people... like, real, you've-had-a-long-day-let-me-make-it-better kind of hugs. She pops her paws right up on your shoulders and will stay there as long as ...

Agent Spotlight: Karen Davis

Karen Davis, Sales Associate in the Hillsborough office, always keeps her word. You can count on her to be your trusted advisor and to respect you and your needs. She will value your time, keep in communication with you and leverage her full experience to serve you. With over 15 years in real estate and over 30 years in customer service roles, Karen has worked nearly every type of transaction and ...

Agent Spotlight: Kristen Murphy

Kristen Murphy, Sales Associate in the Morristown office, is the agent you’ve been looking for! Whether you’re looking to buy, sell, or rent, she is there to ensure the best possible outcome. Kristen understands how important and stressful the home search process can be and she’s committed to make it as smooth as possible for all her clients.

A Morris township native, now ...

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July 31, 2022

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7 Ways To Get The Most From Your Home Equity

You could be sitting on a gold mine and not even know it. Okay, perhaps not an actual gold mine, but something potentially better: home equity. Your home's equity is normally defined as the difference between the value of your home and how much you still have left on your mortgage.

For example, if you have a home valued at $350,000, and you have $100,000 left on your ...

A 12-Step Guide for Selling Your Home

So, you've decided to sell your house—now what? There are many steps involved, and the whole process can sometimes seem confusing, even overwhelming. Well, we're here to help. While each home sale can be just a little different, there are a few things that they will have in common.

We've put together a handy guide to walk you through this journey from start to finish, to make ...

Given what the United States Supreme Court will take up in the fall in Moore v. Harper, what kind of impact might such a ruling have on New Jersey elections?

The Supreme Court’s conservative right-wing justices have announced that they're taking up in the fall Moore v. Harper, a very important case that could impact state election procedures . Many think our democracy itself may be imperilled.

It's a case that could thoroughly alter the way voters choose presidents, senators and members of Congress. With 2024 just around a ...

Cats in the Navy by Scot Christenson

Cats in the Navy by Scot Christenson. (Naval Institute Press, 2022)

 

Cats in the Navy is one of those unusual little gems  that has appeal for several types of people. If you are a cat lover, check! This book is for you! If you enjoy historical photographs, check! You might want a copy of this volume. If someone in your family is in the Navy or has a nautical background, check! ...