Home & Garden Top Stories

December 8, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Sheriff Jim Gannon presented the Morris County Sheriff’s Office Eagle Scout Award to Joshua Michael Knowle Of Parsippany BSA Troop 72. Joshua was surrounded by family and local officials as he received the prestigious award. Sheriff Gannon had this to say "Joshua is a sharp and ...

Read more »

MONTVILLE, NJ - Members of The Garden Club of Montville participated in holiday decorations for the Montville Township Public Library.  The Garden Club members commented that the Montville Library is now appropriately decorated for the season. The members of The Garden Club of Montville also ...

Read more »

MORRISTOWN NJ - “I’m homeless. I lost my job four months ago and I’ve been living with friends and family, basically couch surfing, since then. The little bit of savings I had, well it ran out. I don’t know what to do, but I can’t keep doing this,” said a caller from Morristown who recently dialed ...

Read more »

Who has the most Holiday Spirit in Lower Merion? Let's find out! TAPinto Lower Merion and Narberth is kicking off a holiday lights display contest this week. It will run from Friday, December 7th until 1:00 PM EST on Friday, December 21st. The top three winners will be announced at 3:00 PM ...

Read more »

Make gift giving easy with unique green gifts that provide weeks and in some cases months and years of beauty. Plus, gifting easy-care blooming plants is an experiential gift that’s ideal for everyone, especially that person on your list who has everything. Gardeners as well as practical family ...

Read more »

This story coming out of Austin, TX, was so funny we had to share it with our readers here in Lower Merion Township, PA.  A holiday display meant to recreate a scene from "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" looked a little too real and caused a neighbor to spring into action. Chris ...

Read more »

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Please be on the lookout for a missing black cat in the area of 6 Ser Del Dr. Isis is about 10lbs, 14 yrs old, and is all black with yellow eyes. She is an indoor only cat who escaped Friday night, so please check garages, cars, decks, sheds, etc as she is likely scared and hiding ...

Read more »

1. West Orange Students Stranded on Buses in Schools Due to Storm Also popular: Flash Snow Storm Paralyzes West Orange Roads // Students Being Evacuated from Stranded School Buses; Moved to Safe Locations 2. West Orange Community Addresses Superintendent Rutzky’s Departure 3. West Orange ...

Read more »

LIVINGSTON, NJ — In case you missed it, check out TAPinto Livingston's top 10 stories from November, based on pageviews: 1. Livingston Recovers From Nightmare November Nor-Easter See also:  Flash Snowstorm Paralyzes Livingston Streets 2. Livingston Township Council Incumbents Win ...

Read more »

WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — In case you missed it, check out TAPinto West Essex's top 10 stories from November, based on pageviews: 1. James Spango, Eileen Fishman and Roger Freda Win Roseland Election 2. Car Collides with West Caldwell Home, Causes Fire 3. Essex County Orders Revaluation for ...

Read more »

COLTS NECK, NJ - The Memorial Service for the Caneiro family is Sunday and the Karidis and Caneiro families have shared with TAPinto Colts Neck a Family Statement: "The Karidis and Caneiro families are grateful for the outpouring of love and support we have received from our devoted family, the ...

Read more »

NUTLEY, NJ - Under cover of night, a group of immigrants from the far reaches of Canada above the Arctic Circle made their way across borders to loiter on a lawn on De Vausney Pl. According to sources the big guy in red will probably travel back and forth across the border to check on toy ...

Read more »

UNION, NJ – It seems like it’s happening more and more.  Thieves walk right up and steal packages from a porch or stoop.  On-line holiday shopping means frequent home deliveries and package thieves target neighborhoods to steal these unattended packages delivered while the homeowner is away or at ...

Read more »

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Decorated for the holidays, six historic sites opened their doors today for the 2018 Holly Day (previously called the Holly Walk) During the day on Saturday December 1, approximately 350 people got into the holiday spirit as they toured Macculloch Hall, Acorn Hall, Ford Mansion, ...

Read more »

Gardeners know the benefits of digging in the soil. It elevates a person’s mood, improves mental and physical well-being and the outcome is always good – added beauty or tasty nutritional food.  But many of us are stuck indoors for the winter, have a lack of space to garden outdoors or just can’t ...

Read more »

Gardeners know the benefits of digging in the soil. It elevates a person’s mood, improves mental and physical well-being and the outcome is always good – added beauty or tasty nutritional food.  But many of us are stuck indoors for the winter, have a lack of space to garden outdoors or just can’t ...

Read more »

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Berkeley Hardware & Paint has all the supplies you need to be prepared this winter from holiday season preparation all the way to the biggest snowstorm. Check out their must-have supplies and the brand favorites that customers loyally purchase during the winter ...

Read more »

It’s a jungle in there. Every window, surface and brightly lit corner is filled with decorative or edible greenery.  There is no doubt what to gift this person for the holidays. More of the same. A lack of outdoor growing space, limited growing seasons, and time constraints have many people ...

Read more »

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Lots of exciting events this weekend in Parsippany! Celebrate the Holidays with Parsippany! This weekend the Township is hosting not one, but TWO holidays.  On Saturday December 1, Santa is coming to Parsippany.  We will light our Christmas tree at 5 PM, and then Santa will ...

Read more »

The Department of Public Works final curbside collection of leaves will take place on Monday, December 3, 2018. Once the vacuum crews have passed your house they will not return for the season. Please do not place leaves at the curb after Sunday night, December 2nd.  On Tuesday, December 11th ...

Read more »

Gardeners know the benefits of digging in the soil. It elevates a person’s mood, improves mental and physical well-being and the outcome is always good – added beauty or tasty nutritional food.  But many of us are stuck indoors for the winter, have a lack of space to garden outdoors or just can’t ...

Read more »

WARETOWN - Township of Ocean Recreation is hosting a Christmas House Decorating Contest.  There are several ways to enter the contest and win prizes. Simply submit the address of the nominated home via email to:  recreation@twpoceannj.gov You may also phone or email the Clerk’s Office ...

Read more »

Parkland Farmer's Market continues this Sunday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Equestrian Center (8350 Ranch Road), and is held the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month through April 28. The Farmer's Market includes an array of items including: organically grown vegetables, fresh fruit, herbs, fresh ...

Read more »

Gardeners know the benefits of digging in the soil. It elevates a person’s mood, improves mental and physical well-being and the outcome is always good – added beauty or tasty nutritional food.  But many of us are stuck indoors for the winter, have a lack of space to garden outdoors or just can’t ...

Read more »

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Leaf collection is underway in South Orange and Maplewood, with final collections ending Dec. 5 in South Orange, and either the week of Dec. 3 or Dec. 10 in Maplewood, depending on the zone. The last leaf collection on Essex County roads is scheduled for Dec. 24 to ...

Read more »

Gardeners know the benefits of digging in the soil. It elevates a person’s mood, improves mental and physical well-being and the outcome is always good – added beauty or tasty nutritional food.  But many of us are stuck indoors for the winter, have a lack of space to garden outdoors or just can’t ...

Read more »

Gardeners know the benefits of digging in the soil. It elevates a person’s mood, improves mental and physical well-being and the outcome is always good – added beauty or tasty nutritional food.  But many of us are stuck indoors for the winter, have a lack of space to garden outdoors or just can’t ...

Read more »

Gardeners know the benefits of digging in the soil. It elevates a person’s mood, improves mental and physical well-being and the outcome is always good – added beauty or tasty nutritional food.  But many of us are stuck indoors for the winter, have a lack of space to garden outdoors or just can’t ...

Read more »

Gardeners know the benefits of digging in the soil. It elevates a person’s mood, improves mental and physical well-being and the outcome is always good – added beauty or tasty nutritional food.  But many of us are stuck indoors for the winter, have a lack of space to garden outdoors or just can’t ...

Read more »

Gardeners know the benefits of digging in the soil. It elevates a person’s mood, improves mental and physical well-being and the outcome is always good – added beauty or tasty nutritional food.  But many of us are stuck indoors for the winter, have a lack of space to garden outdoors or just can’t ...

Read more »