Why hasn't the spread been stopped or slowed?

“Ye shall know the Truth, and the Truth shall set you free.” A ringing phrase from scripture which has resonated for two millennia and may never be more pertinent than it is right now.

We’re into the second year of the covid-19 pandemic, and its end seems elusive at best. After 18 months of panicked lock downs, closures, cancellations and virtual house arrest, the virus ...

Jersey 1st County Spotlight: Morris County and Their Work With Veterans

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Jersey 1st is proud to spotlight Morris County this month.

This month Jersey 1st is spotlighting Morris County for their amazing work with Veterans in NJ.

The new service programs being offered include: Peer to Peer Support Counseling, Veteran and Family Support, and Veteran Roundtables & Events.

This is great, important and valued work!

How to Get Rid of Stink Bugs

Have you ever been swarmed by a bug and noticed a strange and unpleasant smell?

You probably encountered a stink bug.

Chances are, if you have a stink bug infestation, your nose will let you know and you'll want to get rid of the problem as soon as possible. 

Keep reading to learn more about how to get rid of stink bugs. 

Understanding Stink Bugs

Whether you already ...

Soriano, Herbig, Hernandez – The Clear Choice on Education

October 12, 2021

Soriano, Herbig, Hernandez – The Clear Choice on Education

In 2020, I ran for a seat on the Parsippany-Troy Hills Board of Education. Although I was not elected, I still care deeply about the school district, and I firmly believe that Mayor Michael Soriano, and Cori Herbig, and Judy Hernandez for Town Council are the best choice to support the school administrators, staff, and students ...

No Place for Ugly and Divisive Campaign Tactics

Usually when political campaigns engage in underhanded tactics many of us sit back and watch without acting. However, a recent letter to the editor and the subsequent sharing of it by one of the Democratic candidates should be addressed. Cori Herbig and these actions should make all of us concerned for the future of politics in our community. Many of us have sat back and watched our town ...

Justin Musella is a Good Man and Will be an Asset to the Parsippany Council

I was taken-aback and shocked to read an article being circulated engaging in ad campaign attacks against council candidate Justin Musella. I have known Justin for more than a year and he has endeared himself to every person in our community. Justin has been a staple of events hosted by the Indian American Community and has always been friendly and welcoming to the people he meets. I have had the ...

The Biggest Friend to the Indian Community: Justin Musella

I was disappointed to begin my day with the latest letter to the editor in support of the Soriano campaign and the far-reaching accusations against one of their opponents that were included. Without rehashing what was said, I feel it’s necessary to give residents my perspective on Justin Musella, and how supportive he has been of my community and why it is important he be elected on ...

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center to Begin $26 Million Emergency Department Expansion and Modernization

October 12, 2021

Includes Upgrading Goryeb Children’s Hospital Pediatric Emergency Department

Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center announced the expansion and modernization of its Sameth Emergency Department (ED). Once design, funding and approvals are finalized, the project is expected to begin in early 2022, with an expected completion in ...

Ophelia Byers, DNP, RN, APRN, named Chief Nursing Officer for Overlook Medical Center

Accomplished nursing leader will also serve as Associate Chief Nurse Executive for Atlantic Health System

SUMMIT, NJ – OCTOBER 11, 2021 – Atlantic Health System today announced Ophelia Byers, DNP, RN, APRN, has joined Atlantic Health System as Chief Nursing Officer for Overlook Medical Center, as well as Associate Chief Nurse Executive for the health system.

Byers is a highly ...

Atlantic Health System's Morristown Medical Center Launches Cardiac Rescue & Recovery Program for Complex Heart Blockages

Atlantic Health Cardiovascular Rescue and Recovery Program at Morristown Medical Center. Under the leadership of Drs. Dimitrios Karmpaliotis and Amirali Masoumi, the Cardiovascular Rescue and Recovery Program will provide advanced treatment for patients in need of complex percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) due to severe, total or multiple difficult-to-treat blockages of ...

WP Presents! The Upcoming Fall Lineup for the Shea Center at William Paterson University

WP Presents! The Upcoming Fall Lineup for the Shea Center at William Paterson University

All performances take place in the Shea Center for Performing Arts - 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, New Jersey


November 5, 2021, at 8:00 p.m.

The Linda Ronstadt Experience, starring American Idol finalist Tristan McIntosh

American Idol Star Tristan McIntosh creates a stunning portrayal of ...

Morristown Medical Center Receives Healthgrades 2021 Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ and the Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

One of only two hospitals in NJ to achieve this honor

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center announced it has been named a recipient of both the Healthgrades 2021 Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ and the Healthgrades 2021 Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ -- one of only two hospitals in New Jersey to achieve this honor.

This distinction also places ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, October 16, 10:00 AM

Vespucci's Marketplace, East Hanover

Vespucci's Marketplace Grand Opening and Ribbon ...

Business & Finance Food & Drink


Mon, October 18, 12:00 PM

East Hanover

East Hanover Restaurant Week

Food & Drink


Mon, October 18, 7:30 PM


Planning Board Meeting


NJ Dentist Serves Residents in the Community and Gives Back to Local Organizations

October 5, 2021


WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Joseph DalBon, DMD, owner of New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, spoke with TAPintoTV about his strong connection to the community and local organizations.

“I’m really proud to serve our community,” DalBon explained. “I grew up in Caldwell. I went to high school here.” DalBon attended the University of Pennsylvania ...

There’s More Than One Way Cook a Pumpkin

October 9, 2021

Whether you’re hitting the pumpkin patch or shopping at the supermarket, you’re bound to find a bounty of pumpkins this time of year.

Ready to start cooking? Baking or steaming then pureeing your own pumpkin is a great way to get what you need for homemade pies, breads, soups and more.

Tip: Don’t use big, hollow Jack-o-Lantern pumpkins for cooking — they don’t ...

12 Headstones Vandalized in Dover Cemetery; Morris County Sheriff's Office Investigating

October 13, 2021

DOVER, NJ - The Morris County Sheriff's CrimeStoppers are investigating vandalism at a Dover cemetery. According to police, on October 11, twelve headstones were pushed off their base stones resulting in damage.

The cemetery is located at the intersection of Orchard and Chestnut Streets.

The unknown person or persons have caused approximately, $6,000 worth of damage, say police.

The ...

Email is Key to News Publishers Clawing Back Advertising Dollars from Social Media

Many news publishers are struggling to produce enough advertising dollars to be sustainable, with many now erecting paywalls or going the non-profit route to attempt to stay in business. However, publications would be wise to think about what advantages that they can bring to a potential advertiser that social media cannot offer. One such tool is email.

Any publisher who has stayed on top of ...

How a Change of Plan Led TAPinto's Newest Franchisee to Stay in Princeton

PRINCETON, NJ -- Richard Rein had a 4-month plan.  He was going to work with a Princeton University professor, who was teaching a class on expository writing.  After that, head north.

“My original plan was to move to New York City where the action was,” Rein said.

That was nearly 4 decades ago.  He never left.

Today, Rein is still in ...

How Content Marketing Can Benefit Your Business

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - You already have a fancy website your customers use.  It's a crucial aspect of building your business.  But alone, it likely won't be enough to get the job done.  Business owners need to invest in content marketing.

Think of it like this: the owner of a pizza restaurant writes a column on rolling pizza dough.  The brewmaster of a popular ...

How to Support Your Mental Health as the Seasons Change

As the days get shorter and colder and we welcome the festivities of fall, many older adults notice that they experience a change in energy levels and mood that feels like depression. If you’ve noticed a decline in your mental health when the seasons change, you’re not alone. Here’s a basic guide to understanding seasonal depression, its symptoms, and most importantly, how to ...

Tips to Stretch Your Food Budget This Fall

When it comes to budgeting, living on a fixed income can be tricky—from monthly bills to healthcare to necessities (and leaving a little wiggle room for fun and social activities). Luckily, a few simple changes could make shopping for groceries less of a hassle each month.

Here are eight tips for stretching your food budget this fall.


How to Shop for Groceries on a ...

How to Clean and Care for Your Gutters

Being a homeowner means weekends doing chores or finding reliable service companies to take on tasks for you. Gutters play an important role in protecting your home and should be added to your bi-annual home maintenance schedule.

Cleaning gutters yourself is typically not difficult, depending on the size of your home, your physical ability to climb ladders, and the current condition of your ...

5 Benefits of Video Doorbells (and 5 Buzzworthy Brands!)

There’s arguably no better use of smart home technology than keeping your family and valuables safe, and a video doorbell offers a variety of home security benefits.

This small yet powerful surveillance equipment records video footage as visitors arrive—great for security whether you are home or away. Plus, the device’s sleek design hides its impressive functionality in an ...

How to Paint the Perfect Accent Wall

Accent walls are all the rage, and that’s because they really are a fantastic way to add color and personality to your living space. Rather than hanging up a painting or incorporating more furniture into your living space, accent walls add a unique touch to your home.

They also don’t take as long as many other DIY painting projects and can easily be completed on a weekend. However, ...

Add These Spooktacular Sides to Elevate Your Halloween Party

Fall brings yearnings for warm and cozy gatherings with friends and family. If hosting a Halloween party is on your agenda this year, you are in luck! From alarming appetizers and devilish dips to spooktacular salads, we have gathered some of the most delicious and fun recipes for creepy fun.



Set the mood for your party right from the start with Halloween-themed ...

Host a Frightfully Fun Horror Movie Bash With These Tips

Hosting a Halloween Movie Night is the ultimate way to hunker down with family and friends to experience some fright night thrills and chills. From serving up tasty treats and devilish décor to enjoying a classic list of scary flicks, your adults-only cinematic soiree is sure to deliver a ghoulishly grand time. Just follow these recommendations to ring in the spookiest night of the year ...

It’s Pumpkin Season! 5 Healthy Fall Recipes You’ll Love

Hello, pumpkin season!

Pumpkin is not only tasty, it’s also a superfood because it is high in Vitamins C and A, which help with eye health, boosting immunity, heart health, and more! Below is a list of five creative and tasty recipes that include this delicious and nutritional fall produce.

Pumpkin Muffin

Who doesn’t love a muffin on a crisp fall morning? These muffins are ...

How to Eat Mindfully (and Why It’s Important)

Everyone’s relationship with food is unique. Some people may love the act of cooking and eating a meal, some people may not know how to cook, and others may feel eating is just another item on their to-do list. Unfortunately, many of us tend to rush through our meals, often sitting in front of the TV or focusing on other things when eating, and that usually means we’re not really ...