Vespucci's Marketplace Has Delicious 4th of July Specials

June 24, 2022

EAST HANOVER, NJ - Vespucci's Marketplace in East Hanover has announced delicious specials for the 4th of July weekend.

They are offering specials on hamburgers, London broil, sirloin steaks, sausages, Angus bone in rib-eye, hot dogs, jalapeno cheddar dogs and so much more!

Visit Vespucci's Marketplace at 90 Ridgedale Avenue in person or call ahead at 973 500 3990.

Family Comes First; Get a Free Quote on Life Insurance

Stop in to Teri DiGrande Agency for a free quote on life insurance, because family comes first. Teri and her team will work with you to make sure your family will remain financially stable long after you are gone.

Walk-ins are always welcome, or call 973-255-5558 to make an appointment.

Teri DiGrande State Farm Agency is located at 442 Speedwell Avenue in Morris Plains.

 

Milestones

MHS student earns President’s list at Georgetown University

June 13, 2022

Nicholas Voltaggio (Morristown HS Class of 2021) earned presidents list both semesters at Georgetown University. He was the first MHS student in over 10 years to get admitted to GU due to their rigorous application requirements. He not only worked extremely hard to get into GU but mananged to obtain a 4.0 during a somewhat stressful covid present freshman year. 

Randolph resident promoted at Merrill Wealth Management

Randolph resident Duray Taylor has been named market executive for the newly-formed Wayne market at Merrill Wealth Management. Duray joined the firm in 2021 and previously served as the interim market executive for the former Morristown market.  Duray is an industry veteran, with nearly 20 years of financial services and leadership experience. He previously served as a complex ...

Emily Schum of Scranton Women's Lacrosse Earns IWLCA Second Team All-American Honors

Posted: May 26, 2022

For the second consecutive year, senior defender Emily Schum (East Hanover, N.J. / Morris Catholic) of The University of Scranton women's lacrosse team earned Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches' Association (IWLCA) All-American honors as she was selected to the Second Team in 2022 after garnering Third Team accolades in ...

Morristown Resident Shawn Allen Graduates from Southern New Hampshire University

Shawn Lynn Allen, a resident of Morristown, has graduated Summa Cum Laude from Southern New Hampshire University with a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and English degree. The commencement ceremony was on May 1st, 2022.

Shawn is a member of the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society and currently studying at The Institute of Children's Literature to further ...

Free Movies This Summer; See What's on TAP Wednesday Night!

June 28, 2022

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:

Sing 2 on Wednesday June 29; Ginty Field (approximately 8:30pm)
Inside Out on Wednesday July 13; Ginty Field; dusk (approximately 8:30pm)
Disney's Jungle Cruise on Wednesday July ...

Rally To Be Held Tonight June 24 After SCOTUS Abortion Decision

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  A rally is being planned for tonight in Morristown after the SCOTUS Abortion Decision. The rally will be held at the Morristown Town Hall at 6pm.

"We must protect a women's right to choose!", said organizers.

The rally is being hosted by Morris County Democrats, Morristown elected officials and allies.

Morristown Town Hall is located at 200 South ...

Macculloch Hall Presents Growing in the Garden: Summer Solstice

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Welcome Back, Summer! Today's Growing in the Garden program welcomes the Summer season on the day of the solstice. Tune in on Facebook Live at 2 pm!

CLICK HERE to watch live.

Half Size Replica of the Vietnam Memorial Coming to CCM This July

June 26, 2022

RANDOLPH, NJ - VFW Post 7333 is bringing The Moving Wall to County College of Morris to honor Vietnam veterans and those who made the ultimate sacrifice. The exhibit will be available for viewing July 7 through July 11 near Parking Lot 1.

Macculloch Hall Presents "Storytime: Guess & Go: Celebrate The Great Outdoors"

Join Macculloch Hall Historical Museum for their Storytime Guess & Go for children's stories about Great Outdoors. Today's stories, Waiting for Wings by Lois Ehlert and Arabella Miller's Tiny Caterpillar by Claire Jarrett, recognize the important of pollinators all year long but especially during National Pollinator Week.

Join Macculloch Hall on Facebook ...

Historic Morristown Walking Tours Return This Summer

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A new series of outdoor heritage walking tours are set ti begin June 25th, announced The Morris County Tourism Bureau, a division of the Morris County Economic Development Alliance.

There are four thematic tours that highlight the people, events, and architecture of Morristown, originally settled around 1715.  Each tour will last between 45 and 60 ...

Morristown to Host Free Rabies Clinic; June 18, 2022

June 17, 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown is offering dog and cat owners an opportunity to get a free rabies vaccination for your beloved pet.  The town will be holding a free Rabies Clinic on Saturday June 18 from 11am - 1pm. The clinic will be given in the lobby of the Town Hall, 200 South Street Morristown

To register, call 973-292-6731

One year and three year vaccinations are ...

Madison Farmers Market is Tomorrow Thursday, June 16

MADISON, NJ - The 30th Annual of the Madison Farmers Market will kick off today, Thursday June 16. 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 ...

Morristown's Jason Heap Places 2nd in 2022 Fishawack Run; Chatham 12-Year-OId Oosterheert Takes Fun Run

CHATHAM, NJ -- Sean Dutton doesn't normally compete in a race like the 4-mile Chatham Jaycees Fishawack Run, but he wanted to test himself on Saturday morning.

The 19-year-old Chatham resident had his freshman year of running for Carnegie Mellon University interrupted by a case of Appendicitis and was out of action for three months.

"I'm not used to races like this," ...

New Jersey Artist Fellowship Application Now Open

June 20, 2022

NEW JERSEY - The New Jersey State Council of the Arts has opened applications for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship.

The council has announced that guidelines and application are now available until the deadline of July 14, 2022 at 5 p.m.

Fellowships are awarded to practicing New Jersey artists through an anonymous, competitive application process to help them pursue their artistic ...

World Cup 2026 Coming to New Jersey

JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way.

On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the 2026 World Cup tournament.

While the number of matches and in what rounds of the ...

Morris Township Committee To Publicly Evaluate Columbia/Rt. 24 Ramp Tonight

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris Township Committee will continue its discussions regarding the Rt. 24/Columbia Turnpike/Park Ave Interchange Project tonight.

This project, which dates back to at latest March 2020 and was shot down last year before being revived, proposes a large highway interchange to replace the infamously busy cross intersection of Park Avenue and Columbia Turnpike, near ...

Morris County Elected Officials Urge Boating, Swimming Safety

June 27, 2022

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury Police Chief Dean Adone was among law enforcement and public officials who gathered Friday at a press conference on Lake Hopatcong urging people to be more careful while swimming and boating.

The gathering, convened by Mount Arlington Mayor Michael Stanzilis, took place at Lee’s County Park Marina in Mount Arlington.

Thursday marked the seventh anniversary ...

Teen Busted in Denville for Vehicle Burglary

DENVILLE, NJ - A teenager faces burglary and criminal trespass charges related to his "rummaging through" a vehicle inside a Denville resident's garage, police said.

The incident began June 22, when police "responded to a report of an unknown suspect rummaging through the victim's vehicle in their garage," said a police report.

Police said the homeowner ...

A Fundraiser for Brothers Who Drowned Near Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ – (Updated 10:30 p.m.) An online fundraiser has been established to cover the costs associated of returning to Guatemala the bodies of two brothers who drowned Tuesday in Mine Hill.

The GoFundMe site, viewable here, was set up by Randolph resident Alan Verá, a friend and co-worker of the victims.

The Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, which is handling ...

NJ Authorities Search for Suspect Who Threw Kitten From Moving Vehicle

June 26, 2022

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Township Animal Shelter officials are seeking the public's help in locating the individual who ejected a kitten from a car window on Friday, they announced.

According to published reports, Montclair animal control officers say that an unidentified person who threw the kitten out the passenger window of a moving car on Glenridge Avenue sometime around 12:15PM ...

Rutgers Will Raise Tuition 2.9% as Part of New $5.1B Budget

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers students will see a 2.9% increase in tuition and fees after the university’s Board of Governors approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-23 academic year.

According to the school, tuition and fees account for more than 28% of university revenues, and help fund academic programs and university services, including academic advising, library services, ...

47 Arrested at Illegal ‘Pop-Up’ Party in Wayne Saturday, Police Say

WAYNE, NJ – Nearly four dozen people were detained by Wayne Police after an illegal “pop-up party” was very briefly held in a vacant commercial property in Wayne on Saturday night.

New Jersey State Police tipped off Wayne Police Chief Jack McNiff on Saturday afternoon, warning him that a group of people were posting invitations on social media for a “pop-up” party ...

New Jersey Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Says This Is 'As Big a Week as We've Had in a Long Time'

June 28, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — It's a big week for Tom Bracken and the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce.

"This is a week that's been building since the beginning of COVID," Bracken, the organization's President and CEO said. "This is the week where we'll know what kind of resources will be allocated to really helping what's broken."

New Jersey's state budget ...

Veteran Journalist James McQueeny Joins TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is announcing veteran New Jersey journalist James McQueeny is joining TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist.

"We are thrilled to welcome veteran journalist and public policy analyst James McQueeny to the TAPinto family. Jim brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to TAPinto," TAPinto Founder and CEO ...

New Jersey's Small Town Gas Stations: The Front Lines of the Global Price War

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey has an economy about the size of Sweden’s though we consider ourselves a small state of smaller towns. 

In most of them, there's a few longtime gas stations that hired high school kids in summer to work the pumps, fixed kids’ bikes, sponsored community sports teams and tuned up your cars. 

I visited with the owner ...

Gun Bills Cleared by Assembly Committee, Advance in Trenton

TRENTON, NJ — The Assembly Judiciary Committee has advanced nine bills, that Democrats say, will help curb gun violence in New Jersey.

Assembly Republicans say the bills take aim at residents exercising their Second Amendment rights.

“New Jersey continues to lead the nation on fair and robust common-sense gun safety thanks to the Governor and Legislature’s partnership ...

Gymnast from Montville Places First at Eastern Nationals

June 24, 2022

BOONTON, NJ — The North Stars Gymnastics Academy announces nine USA Women’s Development Program gymnasts who ranked in the Top 10 as national medalists -- with one gymnast, Montville's Alexa Ciliotta, earning first place all-around in her age group out of gymnasts competing from 26 states.

“We applaud our gymnasts for their grit and perseverance in an ...

NJ Family-owned Non-Profit Travels the Country Giving Away Free Books

MIDDLSEX COUNTY, NJ - Hidden Gems Literary Emporium, a family-owned, non-profit, community bookstore is embarking on their second #1000FreeBookTour in July 2022 going from New Jersey to Florida giving away 1000 free books and educational resources.

Co-founders Kaila Boulware Sykes, Raymond Sykes, and their 2-year-old son Truth Imanu’el Sykes went on their first free book tour ...

Port Authority Officers, Bystander Save Man Having Medical Emergency On PATH Train

HOBOKEN, NJ —Port Authority police officers and a bystander jumped into action Thursday to save a man’s life when he had a medical emergency on board a train at the Hoboken PATH station.

Around 6:29 p.m., Police Officers Mike Maratta and Sean Kelly were dispatched to a train parked on Track 2, where they found an unconscious man and immediately began life-saving efforts, Port ...

Chowder on and Savor the Season with Fall Trail and Fest

June 27, 2022

Hit new and familiar sights as you explore the local culinary scene of the Chowder Capital of NJ. The LBI Region Chowder Trail spotlights unique restaurants all through September and ends with a free fest on October 1. The event organizer, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce volunteer committee has been working with the Borough of Beach Haven to develop a re-energized environment for ...

Long Beach Island named NJ's best Summer Travel Destination

LBI Region, NJ - The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce, which serves as the accredited Destination Marketing Organization for the Long Beach Island region, proudly shares the 2022 Travel Pulse report for the best summer destinations in America. The members of the chamber recognize the importance of a summer vacation, and look forward to welcoming friends and families to this great ...

Coquina Jam Surf Contest Set for July 24 which Benefits Those Affected by Cancer

LONG BEACH ISLAND - Registration is now open for the 14th annual Coquina Jam - an all women's surf competition with 100% of proceeds benefiting the Jetty Rock Foundation and David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation.

The event is held to support women, children and families affected by a Cancer diagnosis via David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation and the Jetty Rock ...

Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

JCP&L Completes Inspections and Maintenance to Enhance Service Reliability for Customers Through the Summer Season

With anticipated higher electric usage and severe weather possible during the hot summer months, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has completed equipment inspections and maintenance throughout its central and northern New Jersey service area to help enhance service reliability for customers.

Nearly 800 miles of high-voltage ...

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 ...

Get Ready to Be Wooed.....Meet Baby Bingo!

Meet baby BINGO, a happy-go-lucky retriever puppy who just wants to show you his favorite toys.

Sweet Bingo was surrendered to a local shelter after falling ill. We heard about Bingo's situation and rushed him to our partner vet, who determined that Bingo has a liver shunt. Essentially, this means that blood bypasses the liver instead of being carried into it to remove toxins and other ...

Agent Spotlight: Rupa Kale

Rupa Kale, Sales Associate in the New Providence office, is a New York City transplant gone native. She’s immersed herself in her community of New Providence, sitting on several boards including the PTA and volunteering to improve her town. Her active community life makes her an expert on the local neighborhoods, its schools, and most importantly the commutes!

Rupa takes her job as a ...

Home of the Week: 3 Edison Dr Summit City, NJ 07901

Don’t miss out on 3 Edison Drive in Summit; tucked away on a quiet street and a short walk from Briant Park. On the first floor of this 4 bedroom, 1 bath Cape you’ll find an open concept kitchen and living room, two of the bedrooms, the full bath, and a deck right off the kitchen. Upstairs, are the final two bedrooms, including the primary bedroom. Currently the second upstairs ...

7 Ways To Get The Most From Your Home Equity

May 31, 2022

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 ...

Existing-Home Sales Down 2.7%, Marking the Second Consecutive Decline

For the second month in a row, existing home sales dropped in March, down 2.7% from February. Compared to March of 2021, sales activity was down 4.5%. According to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR), total existing-home sales were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.77 million in March, compared to 6.04 million last year.

Regionally, only the West saw some reprieve, as sales ...

The Right Home for Your Retirement

In Northern New Jersey, you’ll find an array of senior living options. From 55-plus communities with detached homes to rental senior apartments, the choices can be overwhelming.

And even among senior living communities, there are crucial differences. According to AARP, retirees are attracted to continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) because they offer “a wide range of care, ...

JERSEY TALK QUESTION: How can New Jersey finally provide consistent property tax relief for state residents, and not just for this budget year?  

No subject has been talked about more in New Jersey than property taxes. Just about every governor in our lifetime has had a plan to deal with rising property taxes. Now, it's Governor Murphy's turn.

The governor has suggested that two million Garden State property taxpayers and renters will get a tax break of up to $1,500 under a deal he and fellow Democrats legislators ...

A Stranger Killed Katy: The True Story of Katherine Hawelka, Her Murder on a New York Campus, and How Her Family Fought Back

A Stranger Killed Katy: The True Story of Katherine Hawelka, Her Murder on a New York Campus, and How Her Family Fought Back  by William D. LaRue (Chestnut Heights, 2021).

 

For true crime buffs, A Stranger Killed Katy: The True Story of Katherine Hawelka, Her Murder on a New York Campus, and How Her Family Fought Back by William D. LaRue, an award-winning journalist, is a ...

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Legends Gallery, Chatham

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Sat, July 16, 8:00 PM

Brook Arts Center , Bound Brook

The Brook Arts Center's Summer Lineup just got ...

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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