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Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center Ranked Number One Hospital in New Jersey for the Fourth Year in a Row by U.S. News & World Report

July 27, 2021

 MORRISTOWN, NJ - Atlantic Health System announced on Tuesday that Morristown Medical Center was ranked the number one hospital in New Jersey for the fourth year in a row by U.S. News & World Report in its 2021-2022 Best Hospital rankings. The medical center is one of the top acute care hospitals in New Jersey to be nationally ranked, and ...

Atlantic Medical Group Cardiologist Offers Heart Health Tips During Extreme Heat

As we start to hit the peak of summer heat, it is more important than ever to keep our hearts healthy. Individuals who have a preexisting heart condition need to be extra careful with these extreme weather circumstances. However, people with healthy hearts are likely to experience problems as well.

Michael Weinrauch, MD, Chairman of Cardiology at Overlook Medical Hospital in Summit, ...

Chatham Township Committee Offers Public Service Announcement on Bike Safety; Chatham Township Police Offering Free Helmets

CHATHAM, NJ -- Committee member Celeste Fondaco made a Public Service Announcement on bicycle safety, urging riders in town to wear helmets at the regular meeting of the Chatham Township Committee on Thursday night.

Fondaco announced that the Chatham Township Police Department is offering "free" bike helmets to Chatham residents and that the police already have "lots" of ...

Chatham Moms 'Unmask' Dangers of Face Coverings in School, Ask Chatham BOE to Let Parents Decide; LaSusa: Waiting for DOH

CHATHAM, NJ -- For the second straight month, Chatham mothers came out to ask that the district make wearing masks in school "optional" for the 2021-2022 school year at the regular meeting of the BOE held Monday night.

With one mother wearing an "Unmask Our Kids" shirt, the Chatham moms spoke about the health dangers to children created by prolonged mask-wearing during ...

JCP&L Restoring Service after Severe Thunderstorms: Ice & Water Available for Those Without Power at Chatham Kings, ShopRite

NEW JERSEY -- Electric service has been restored to more than 111,000 Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) customers who lost power last evening following damaging thunderstorms that swept through the northern and central parts of the state, according to a press release issued by JCP&L. The release stated that crews are working around the clock to assess damage and restore service to ...

Dental Health: Partner to Your Overall Health

Having healthy teeth and gums is important for protecting your overall health. In most cases, good dental hygiene and a healthy immune system prevent harmful bacteria from entering other parts of the body, including the digestive, respiratory, and vascular systems, causing disease. But poor dental hygiene can lead to having too much bacteria in the mouth, which can cause tooth decay, inflammation ...

Masks Still Required when Chatham Borough Hall Opens July 1; Same for Public Council Meeting July 12 Limited to 25 Residents

CHATHAM, NJ -- Chatham Borough Mayor Thaddeus Kobylarz announced that face coverings and sign-ins for contact tracing will still be required to enter Borough Hall on July 1 when he detailed reopening protocols at the virtual meeting of the Borough of Chatham Council on Monday evening.

The same restrictions will be in place for the return to public meetings on July 12 when the Borough of ...

Chatham Moms Urge Chatham Board of Education to Unmask Kids Now; BOE Considering More Pro-Active Approach to State Guidance

CHATHAM, NJ -- At the first mask-free Chatham Board of Education meeting of the year, a group of Chatham mothers came forward to urge the BOE to end mask mandates for school children Monday night.

Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa said that Chatham schools are still operating under the mask mandate handed down by the state and are awaiting updated guidance for the 2021-2022 school ...


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Breaking News: Cedar Grove Parents Seeking to Hold Superintendent and BOE Accountable for Potential Privacy Violations and Lack of Transparency at Board of Education Meeting TONIGHT at 7:30pm at Cedar Grove High School

Last month, the Cedar Grove School District administered a controversial “equity and diversity” survey to high school, middle school and elementary school children.  The survey was given to students as young as third grade, in a seeming violation of district policy and state and federal laws requiring prior written informed parental consent.  In a swift and organized ...

Jersey 1st TV Tonight Will Focus on the Technology and Innovation Sector: Special Guest is John Carini

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Jersey 1st TV takes center stage tonight, Thursday, July 15th at 7pm. The subject is NJ's technology sector and why tech companies leaving California for Miami and Austin. NJ’s business climate is the worst in the country. How can we fix this issue so that we can attract technology companies to NJ?

Elizabeth Nader and John Carini will be discussing the business ...

Are you preparing to return to work? NJ TRANSIT is ready for you.

NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

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 ...

This Is How Family Became One Designer's Secret to Success

In many ways, preeminent NJ design group CWI.DESIGN is a family business—passed down from mother to daughter, run by wife and husband. But Rachel Kapner's path to becoming its president and principal designer took some unexpected turns along the way. And it required loved ones to trust her ability to get the job done.

Changing Course from Fashion to Interior Design

"I ...

Teen Fashion Design Classes Cultivate Creativity

You can’t use up creativity.
The more you use, the more you have.
— Maya Angelou

Cultivating creativity in a safe, encouraging environment can help motivate teens to acquire problem-solving skills while allowing them to explore their ideas, enjoy successes, manage and overcome failures, and achieve their goals. 

Creativity can elevate self-esteem,
broaden educational and ...

House of Dezign Fashion Classes: A Fun STEM Activity for Kids 6 - 17 Years

Enroll your child in fashion design classes — an activity that’s fun, rewarding, builds self-esteem, and integrates real-world scientific, technologic, engineering, and mathematic (STEM) skills! 

House of Dezign offers fashion classes
that encourage children and teens to explore STEM skills
while creating their very own fashion designs!

STEM: Effective Mind-on, ...

Fashion Camp: A Unique, Creative Opportunity for Kids 6 to 17

If your child or teen is looking for a unique creative experience around the corner, Chatham’s House of Dezign is it! A fashion academy new to the area, House of Dezign offers summer classes for children ages 6 through 17.

Fashion Camp for Kids and Teens

House of Dezign Kids’ and Teen Fashion Camps are offered Monday through Friday for children ages 6 to 12 and 13 to 17, ...

Meet Roya Ranjbar, owner of the new store in town, Dezign House

Roya’s passion for beauty and fashion manifested at an early age. As a young child, she instinctively crafted an entire wardrobe of paper fashions for her dolls. Her craftsmanship expanded throughout her formative years. After graduating from high school, Roya enrolled in an intensive seven-year fashion program abroad.

Always one to nurture her talents, she honed her skills in creating ...

Green Village Garage Stays Ahead of Curve After 20 Years of Serving Community

CHATHAM, NJ – Touting relationships might seem cliché in the business world, but it has been the key to success for Green Village Garage (526 Green Village Rd.), a full-service auto mechanic shop that has been a staple in the Chatham community for more than two decades.

The winning formula for Green Village Garage is simply defined with only a couple of words – honesty and ...

Upcoming Events


Wed, July 28, 9:00 AM

House of Dezign, Chatham

Weekly Teen Summer Camp @ House of Design Ages ...


Wed, July 28, 10:00 AM

House of Dezign, Chatham

Weekly Kids Summer Fashion Camp Ages 6-12


Thu, July 29, 9:00 AM

House of Dezign, Chatham

Weekly Teen Summer Camp @ House of Design Ages ...

A Week at the Library of the Chathams Monday, July 26 – Sunday, August 1, 2021

NEW: Mahjong

Lately, as things are gradually going back to normal, we have heard a request from library patrons: Do you know where we can play Mahjong?  We listened, and now we have an answer for you: right here, at the library!  Starting on July 28, we have set aside a room every Wednesday from 1 to 3 pm for those who love the game and want to come together with old friends or ...

To Roll Over or Not Roll Over Your 401k

Investors have options when deciding what to do with an employer sponsored 401k after leaving the company.  One option is to simply leave it in place with the old employer and continuing to have the same institution manage the existing funds even though no new monies will be invested.  Another choice is to roll the funds into an existing or new individual rollover IRA, or to roll it ...

Green Village Fire Department Hosts National Night Out On Crime BBQ

July 26, 2021

The Green Village Fire Department will once again participate in the National Night Out with a community barbecue beginning at 6 p.m. at the firehouse on Tuesday, August 3rd. 

McGruff, the crime dog, along with Chatham Township Police will stop by for a visit. Hamburgers and hot-dogs will be provided courtesy of the Fire Department. Members of the community are welcome ...

The Secrets Behind the Deliciousness of NJ Summer Tomatoes

July 24, 2021

NEW JERSEY — For many who call the Garden State home, summer tastes like the first bite of a ripe, juicy Jersey tomato plucked fresh from a roadside farm stand or local farmers market.

But for every delicate tomato dripping with flavor we devour on the spot or place ever so carefully in our canvas bag to bring home from the market, we struggle to understand its secrets. What makes the ...

New Jersey Dentist Provides Painless Non-Invasive Laser Treatment for Sleep Apnea

July 26, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Dr. Joseph DalBon of the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry spoke with TAPintoTV to discuss a new painless laser oral treatment created to alleviate sleep apnea.

“Sleep apnea is a condition where the patient is waking up during the night and unable to breathe that can cause a number of serious health issues,” he said. Some of these health issues ...