What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Annual "Meet Me In Morristown" Hits the Sidewalks

July 30, 2021

Morristown, NJ– Meet Me in Morristown, a summer event that promotes arts and culture, as well as the downtown economy will hit the streets in Morristown.

“As we start to resume our regular programming, we are pleased to once again partner with Morris Arts to bring the community together for this much-anticipated outdoor event,” said Jennifer Wehring, executive director ...

Annual "Meet Me In Morristown" Hits the Sidewalks This Thursday; July 29

July 26, 2021

Morristown, NJ– Meet Me in Morristown, a summer event that promotes arts and culture, as well as the downtown economy will hit the streets this Thursday, July 29 in Morristown.

“As we start to resume our regular programming, we are pleased to once again partner with Morris Arts to bring the community together for this much-anticipated outdoor event,” said Jennifer Wehring, ...

Re-Opening Our Schools

August 1, 2021

I'll come right out and say it.  I don't like wearing my mask. It's uncomfortable and, for me, a soft-spoken type, frustrating in that I often feel like I'm shouting at people while wearing one.  All things being equal, I'd prefer to not have to wear mine again and, I'm hoping that things stay in a good enough place that we don't see a return to mandates and ...

June Police Blotter Includes Fraudulent Unemployment Claims

July 20, 2021

During the month of June, the Randolph Township Police Department received numerous reports from town residents of fraudulent unemployment claims that had been filed in their name(s).  In some cases there were also credit card and bank accounts opened in the victim’s names.  Victims were advised to contact all their credit/bank accounts and credit bureaus.  

On June ...

Mayor Forstenhausler Speaks on Randolph Cannabis Subcommittee Decision

July 20, 2021

After several months of careful deliberation, the Randolph Cannabis Subcommittee in June recommended that the Randolph Township Council “opt-out” of permitting cannabis-related business licenses at this time.  Based on this recommendation, the Randolph Township Council introduced an ordinance at the July 8th Council meeting prohibiting cannabis-related businesses from operating ...

Upcoming Events

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Mon, August 2, 7:00 PM

Randolph Township Library, Randolph

Free Summer Music Series: This Old Engine

Arts & Entertainment

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Mon, August 9, 7:00 PM

Randolph Township Library, Randolph

Free Summer Music Series: The Kootz

Arts & Entertainment

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Sat, August 14, 11:00 AM

Chester Municipal Field, Chester

Chester Food Truck & Music Festival

Food & Drink

Pet-Friendly NJ Restaurants Offer Menus for Your Dog

August 1, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Looking for a dog-friendly place to eat? You’re not alone.

Catering to the pet-loving crowd, some New Jersey restaurants are taking dog-friendly dining a step further by offering a special menu just for your pooch.

At Sheelen’s Crossing Bistro & Pub in Fanwood, the “woof” menu includes items such as beef, chicken, fish, rice, vegetables ...

In Season: The Best Ways to Cook NJ Sweet Corn

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey sweet corn is in season until the beginning of September. Take advantage of this local summer veggie by eating it as soon as possible after it’s picked — the sugar turns to starch as it ages.

For storage, keep fresh corn on the cob in the husk in the fridge. Once you’re ready to enjoy your corn, remove the husk and silk, wash it and try one of ...

Curious About Who is Competing in the Olympics From NJ?

August 1, 2021

NEW JERSEY - Four Olympic athletes from Morris County are representing Team USA in the Summer Olympics while there are two dozen in total from the Garden State. 

Since the pandemic had postponed last year's games to this summer, some are participating for the first time on the world stage. The last Summer Olympics was held in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, ...

Morristown Medical Center Receives Reverification from the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 Trauma Center

July 22, 2021

Morristown, New Jersey – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been reverified as a Level I Trauma Center through 2024 by the Verification Review Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes Morristown Medical Center’s dedication to providing superior care for the most seriously injured patients. This marks ...

Dr. Ih-Ping Huang Unravels the Mysteries of Gall Bladders and Hernias on Saint Clare's Health Online Series, "Let's Talk Health"

Watch ‘Unraveling the Mysteries of Gall Bladders and Hernias’ featuring Dr. Ih-Ping Huang, President, Medical Staff and General Surgeon, Saint Clare’s Health as he discusses diagnoses, treatments and surgeries.

This video from the Saint Clare’s Health online series, ’Let’s Talk Health’,  hosted by Brian Finestein, Chief Executive Officer of Saint ...

Immunotherapy Provides More Options in Treatment of Advanced Melanoma

A decade ago, a diagnosis of metastatic melanoma was often tantamount to a death sentence: the five-year survival rate was below 5%. Advances in treatment have vastly altered that narrative. As director of Atlantic Health System’s Atlantic Melanoma Center, I have witnessed the long-term survival rate improve tenfold, and effective treatments continue to be developed.

The Atlantic ...

Guest Columns

TAPinto Denville Franchisee Joins Senior Team of African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ

DENVILLE, NJ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) announced the addition of Ferlanda Fox Nixon, Esq. -- franchisee, publisher, and editor of TAPinto Denville -- as chief of policy and government affairs. 

AACCNJ is a proactive advocacy group that provides a platform for New Jersey’s African-American business leaders to speak with a ...