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 ...

FirstEnergy to Donate 1,600 Trees Across New Jersey in 2022

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) plans to donate more than 1,600 trees across its New Jersey service area this year, with approximately 1,200 of those expected to be donated and planted by the end of May. This initiative is an important part of the company's efforts to reduce FirstEnergy's carbon footprint, promote responsible use of natural resources and further the advancement of ...

Can’t afford Private Cloud?... Think again!

According to the Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy (SBA) there are about 30.2 million small businesses in the United States.  That’s 99.7% of all businesses in the United States. 

These 30.2 million small businesses have very few options when they consider transitioning to the cloud.  Although they may need to adhere to the same compliance ...

ICYMI: Fernando Uribe Hosts Assemblywoman Bethanne McCarthy Patrick to Discuss New Jersey's Proposed 2023 Budget

It is late June, and in New Jersey, that means one thing and one thing only: It is budget season. The fiscal year ends on June 30th in New Jersey, and our Legislature needs to have a budget ready for the Governor’s signature by that date to ensure that our government remains funded. If they do not, the state government shuts down. A government shutdown would result in the closure of many ...

ICYMI: The Nader Narrative Hosts Jim Carter from the America First Policy Institute

The economy is crashing in ways that were almost unimaginable just 4 years ago. In 2019, the Dow was over 36,000, inflation was under 2%, and wages were soaring. And then the downslide came. Unconscionable spending, along with poor energy policy, lead to an economy in freefall. Inflation is almost 9%, the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates at speeds not seen since the 1990s, and the last ...

ICYMI: The Nader Narrative Hosts Jonathon Gilliam - Assessing the Threat in Schools

Places we once regarded as safe havens- churches and schools- can turn dangerous in an instant- as is evidenced by recent shooting in Uvalde, Texas. While police waited outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde for 77 minutes, a shooter killed 19 children and two adults. In light of those tragic events, Elizabeth Nader of the Nader Narrative on Jersey 1st TV sat down with security expert Jonathon ...

Breaking Down The New Bipartisan Gun Proposal 

After the recent mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde, 20 United States Senators came together from across the aisle to propose new measures aimed at curbing gun violence. While these proposals currently exist as a simple agreement between Senators, they lay the groundwork for the first major bipartisan attempt at gun legislation in decades.  The objective of the bipartisan plan is to ...

ICYMI: Real Talk with Fernando Uribe Hosts Felicia Milelli and Rula Ballantine from NJPHIPAC

Real Talk with Fernando Uribe, host Fernando Uribe sat down with Felicia Milelli, the Board Chair of the New Jersey Public Health Innovation Political Action Committee (NJPHIPAC) and co-founder Rula Ballantine. PHIPAC’s mission is to protect and strengthen the constitutionally guaranteed and fundamental rights of New Jersey residents to make all medical decisions for themselves and their ...

ICYMI: Bridging the Gap Co-Hosts Sat Down With Joe Amditis From The Center for Cooperative Media

There is a very high likelihood that you obtain news from either Fox, CNN, or MSNBC. And there is an exceedingly small likelihood that you get any, much less all, of your news from News 12, the Bergen Record, or NY 1. As a result of this increasingly national focus of our news, local news outlets are struggling, and we may lose all local news outlets in the next 20 years. This week on Bridging ...

VIDEO: Eagle Scout Accomplishment, Student Raises Awareness About Blood Donations, Welcoming New Firefighters and A Baseball Team Honored

June 23, 2022

NEW JERSEY - An Eagle Scout Project helps insect pollination at a Community Garden.  Plus, a student reminds the community about the importance of blood donation. Also, a baseball team is honored for its achievements this year.  And, new firefighters are welcomed. 

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to ...

VIDEO: Park Renamed for Harriet Tubman, Rutgers Students to Pay More Tuition, More School Police Officers and Burglar Swaps Shoes

NEW JERSEY - A park in the state's largest city is renamed for Harriet Tubman. Plus, Rutgers University announced a tuition hike. Also, one school district announces officers will be stationed in every school until the end of the academic year. And, a burglar steals shoes from a home. 

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought ...

VIDEO: Four Female Athletes Become All-American Competitors, Teen Makes Track History, Revolutionary War Well Damaged and STEAM Tank Challenge Success

NEW JERSEY - Four young female athletes become All-American competitors representing their town while a young runner makes track history for his town. Also, a Revolutionary war well is damaged after a car smashes into it. And, High School Seniors take third place in a STEAM Tank Challenge.

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by ...

Use your voice to make a difference : A Letter to the Class of 2022

June 20, 2022

In my childhood home, there was an underlying tension beneath the silence following my father’s war service in Vietnam. After my parents separated and my siblings and I moved in with my father, I remember quietly paying for the family’s groceries with food stamps. I didn’t want anyone to know, so it is not something we spoke about.

Breaking the code of silence in my life was ...

Viking Pest Control, Local Exterminator Offers Discount on Award-Winning Mosquito, Tick, and Spotted Lanternfly Services

June 22, 2022

Viking Pest Control (Viking Pest), an award-winning pest control company based in Basking Ridge, N.J., was rated top 10 in the country for pest control and top 5 for mosquito and termite service by Forbes Home, and best in the country for sustainability by The Spruce. In celebration of this recognition, Viking Pest is offering new customers a $50 discount on all services.

In addition to the ...

Parsippany High and Parsippany Hills Thank Sponsors of Project Graduation

June 21, 2022

PARSIPPANY, NJ - In addition to thanking the Parsippany-Troy Hills Board of Education and the Parsippany-Troy Hills Transportation Department, the Parsippany High School and Parsippany Hills High School would like to thank the sponsors of this year's Project Graduation.

See the attached image for the list of sponsors.

Women's Club of Parsippany Hosting Tricky Tray Event on July 12th

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Women's Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills is hosting a Tricky Tray event on Tuesday, July 12th to benefit the Parsippany Education Fund.

There will be great prizes including designer bags, tickets to local attractions and gift cards.  

The event will be held at the Parsippany PAL.

Parsippany Board of Education Meeting Will be on June 21st

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills is holding a Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, June 21st.  The meeting information and agenda is listed below:

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TUESDAY, June 21, 2022 CLOSED SESSION 6:00 PM

REGULAR SESSION 6:30 PM

Parsippany Hills High School

20 Rita Drive

Morris Plains, NJ  07950

For the purpose ...

Upcoming Events

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Sat, July 9, 1:00 PM

Parsippany Troy Hills Public Library, Parsippany

Origami With Deanna Kwan

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Mon, July 11, 6:30 PM

Parsippany Troy Hills Public Library, Parsippany

The Highlands Rediscovery

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Wed, July 13, 6:30 PM

Parsippany Troy Hills Public Library, Parsippany

NJ Monuments-Out of Sight, Out of Mind

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

June 23, 2022

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, ...

TAPinto Owners and Publishers Attend Networking Event

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — TAPinto's franchise owners gathered in person for the first time in more than two years in Berkeley Heights on June 6, 2022, at a networking event. For some TAPinto owners, it's the first time they were able to see one another in person.

The publishers had a chance to catch up and hear from TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro. Sen. Jon Bramnick, a ...

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