These are the Times That Try Men's Souls

These are the Times That Try Men’s Souls… 

By Joseph Labarbera, Major US Army Retired Vice Chairman-Communications, Sussex County GOP 

I’m a former Infantry Soldier, U.S. Marine, U.S. Army strategic planner, 5x combat veteran and I never thought I’d see a day where I would believe the fringe’s prophesies of a civil war in my own nation. Until now I ...

Sparta Police: Phone Tip Leads to DWI for Sparta Man

December 3, 2021

SPARTA, NJ – Acting on a tip of a possible drunk driver called into Sparta Dispatch Officer Chris Botta found the black Mazda CX3 that had been reported  On November 28 around 1 a.m. Botta stopped Robert Adams, 43 on Seneca Lake Road.  After speaking with the driver, he was asked to perform field sobriety tests, police said.

Adams was also found to have a suspended ...

Sparta Police: DWI for Man Sleeping in the Park After Dark

SPARTA, NJ- A man found sleeping in Sparta Glen has been charged with drunk driving.  On November 30 around 10 p.m. Officer Chris Schanstra was sweeping the park when he found Branchville resident Ryan Bode, 42, behind the wheel of a black Nissan Titan, police said.

Schanstra also found an open can of beer in the cupholder, police said.  After getting backup, Schanstra woke Bode and ...

Four Atlantic Health System Medical Centers get ‘A’ Grade for Safety by Leapfrog for Fall 2021

Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its Fall 2021 Hospital Safety Grades.

“Our commitment to the safety of our patients and team members has ...

How To Think Strategically as a Buyer in Today’s Market

How To Think Strategically as a Buyer in Today’s Market

 

The game of chess can provide incredible lessons to apply to all aspects of life, including the homebuying process. Chess requires you to plan and think about your strategy from the very beginning of the game.

The homebuying process, like chess, requires strategy and planning. Here are a few things to keep in mind ...

Oroho, Testa Appalled by Murphy’s Latest Attack on Law-Abiding Gun Owners

December 4, 2021

Senate Republicans Steve Oroho and Mike Testa chided Governor Phil Murphy for his assault on gun rights during a morning press event in Metuchen.

“Governor Murphy continues to disregard the constitutional rights of legal gun owners,” said Oroho (R-24). “The Governor’s rush to push through his anti-gun agenda in the lame duck session is a political ploy to curry favor ...

Woodworking Organization Donates Toys to Project Self-Sufficiency

The public is invited to attend a demonstration of the traditional art of woodturning on Saturday, December 4th, 10:00 a.m., at the Peters Valley School of Craft Wood Shop.  Members of the Water Gap Woodturners will create magic wands, spinning tops, yo-yo’s, and ball catchers for donation to the Season of Hope Toy Shop, the local toy drive spearheaded by Project Self-Sufficiency to ...

Republican complainers

December 4, 2021

Hal Wirths, Republican Assemblyman from Sussex County, should be arrested and prosecuted for ignoring an order prohibiting him from entering the Statehouse without showing proof of a Covid vaccination or taking a Covid test. 

He's not representing you at all.  Just his own selfish interests and that of his fellow criminals.   Others, including Erik Peterson of Hunterdon ...

Upcoming Events

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Sat, December 4, 9:00 AM

Cerbo's Christmas Tree Farm, Branchville

FPSC Cerbo's Christmas Tree Fundraiser

Giving Back Home & Garden

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Sat, December 4, 12:00 PM

Garden State Model Railway Club, North Haledon

63rd Annual Model Train Show

Arts & Entertainment

Obituaries

May 28, 1945 - Nov 18, 2021
Barbara Renee Goldberg, resident of Roseville, Ca. passed away peacefully at Wayside Care center ...
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New Farm Stores Brings Congressman Gottheimer to Newton

December 1, 2021

NEWTON, NJ – A unique store opening in Sussex County brought Rep. Josh Gottheimer up for a visit. The Farm Stores, located on Main Street next to the Dollar General has opened its doors - and windows for business.

The former bank has been transformed into a red and white drive-thru, walk-up convenience store, adorned with the franchise mascot a black and white cow. Proprietor John ...

New Jersey Date Night: Celebrate Hanukkah With Some of NJ’s Best Doughnuts

November 27, 2021

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Whether you personally celebrate Hanukkah or have friends who do, there are a lot of takeaways from this well-known yet not major Jewish holiday. Much like an action film of today, Hanukkah features conflict between the Maccabees and the Seleucids, a sacred temple as a backdrop and of course a supply chain ...

TAPinto Tips: Let TAPinto Be Part of your Marketing Plan

Do you have a Marketing Plan?  What are you doing now? Is it working? What's your budget? Do you want to reach our TAPinto viewers? Have you considered the TAPinto Do-it-Yourself (DIY) marketing platform? These are the questions I will ask you when inquiring about marketing with TAPinto.

The TAPinto network of 90 franchised sites in New Jersey ...

10 DIY Décor Ideas for Your Holiday Home

So much of the joy from the holiday season comes from entertaining. Whether you’re throwing a big bash for the neighborhood or hosting a more intimate gathering of close family and friends, filling your home with exciting and colorful decorations is a must.

Rather than buying everything pre-made, consider rounding out your décor collection with some DIY items that highlight your ...

Practical Skincare Gifts She’s Sure to Love

When it comes to gifting, we often think along the lines of gift cards, flowers, candies, and chocolates. While those items are classic crowd-pleasers, skincare can also make a great gift.

Here are practical gifts for every skincare fanatic on your list, from mask lovers to eye cream connoisseurs.

Facial Cleanser

One of the most essential needs for a woman’s skincare routine is a ...