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Denville PAL Sponsors Wheelchair Basketball Game

March 22, 2017

DENVILLE, NJ - Doors open at 6:30 p.m. today (March 22) for the annual Mike Leone Wheelchair Basketball game, a charity event at Morris Catholic High School sponsored in part by the Denville Police Athletic League.

The game will feature the Wheelchair Basketball Sports Federation's Brooklyn Nets. The federation is a national, non-profit organization that provides opportunities for disabled ...

For 9th Year, Atlantic Health System Named to Fortune's '100 Best Companies to Work For' List

March 10, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ  – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, was recognized among Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®,” ranking number 46 in its ninth consecutive year on the prestigious annual list.

It is the only health care delivery system from New Jersey, and one of only three New Jersey-based companies on the list, ...

10th Annual Rockaway River Spring Cleanup Moved to April 1

March 24, 2017

ROCKAWAY BOROUGH, NJ - The 10th Annual Rockaway River Spring Cleanup, originally scheduled for March 26, has been moved to April 1.

Here is an updatede repost of our prior story about the event:

Tway Pete Cipollini sees it, his company will have hauled away close to 20 tons worth of garbage when Potbelly's 10th annual Rockaway River Spring Cleanup ends this year.

Cipollini, the owner ...

Denville PAL Sponsors Wheelchair Basketball Game

DENVILLE, NJ - Doors open at 6:30 p.m. today (March 22) for the annual Mike Leone Wheelchair Basketball game, a charity event at Morris Catholic High School sponsored in part by the Denville Police Athletic League.

The game will feature the Wheelchair Basketball Sports Federation's Brooklyn Nets. The federation is a national, non-profit organization that provides opportunities for disabled ...

10th Annual Rockaway River Spring Cleanup Moved to April 1

March 24, 2017

ROCKAWAY BOROUGH, NJ - The 10th Annual Rockaway River Spring Cleanup, originally scheduled for March 26, has been moved to April 1.

Here is an updatede repost of our prior story about the event:

Tway Pete Cipollini sees it, his company will have hauled away close to 20 tons worth of garbage when Potbelly's 10th annual Rockaway River Spring Cleanup ends this year.

Cipollini, the owner ...

Morristown Children’s Hospital First Hospital in New Jersey to Administer Newly Approved Treatment for Rare Genetic Disease

March 23, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Goryeb Children’s Hospital at Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System, was the first hospital in the state to administer nusinersen, a newly approved medication to a patient with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a rare and sometimes fatal genetic disease that causes progressive loss of muscle strength and movement.

Because of the demand for the ...

JCP&L Prepares for Winter Storm Storm With Plan and Additional Crews

MORRISTOWN, NJ –  Food? Check. Water? Check. Shovels? Check. Electricity? Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is monitoring and will continue to monitor the winter storm that is developing along the East Coast. The company has stated that personnel are prepared to respond should the forecasted heavy snowfall and high winds cause power outages. To prepare for the weather event, ...

County's Amphibious Vehicle Sinks in Pond During Deer Rescue

March 20, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ – An amphibious vehicle worth about $100,000 and owned by Morris County sank in the middle of a shallow Roxbury pond Sunday morning while being used to rescue a deer that fell through the pond’s thin ice.

The Hydratrek vehicle, being driven by Morris County Director of Law and Public Safety Scott DiGiralomo, took on water and sank soon after coming close to the deer ...

Denville Police Trading Cards Program Underway

DENVILLE, NJ - Denville Rotary has partnered with the Denville Township Police Department to bring Police Trading Cards to Denville. 

Officers of Denville Rotary, Mary Radicsh, Rita Ambrosi and Betsy Roberts, presented the idea to Police Chief Christopher Wagner in late September 2016 and were met with great enthusiasm and support.  Chief Wagner indicated he wanted to make the ...

Empty Gas Tank Thwarts Man's Attempt to Escape Police

DENVILLE, NJ - After being awakened by police as he slept in his car early Monday, a Florham Park man banged his vehicle into a police car, led officers on a high-speed chase and was eventually arrested in Boonton when he ran out of gas, police said.

The man, Christopher Iossa, 18, was found to be asleep inside a 2015 Ford Mustang parked alongside Route 46 at 4:39 a.m., said police. They said ...

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Pennsy Man Charged with Picatinny Bribes

March 22, 2017

NEWARK, NJ – A Stroudsburg, Pa. man working for the federal government accepted bribes in connection with renovation projects at Picatinny Arsenal and Fort Dix, said law enforcement officials.

The man, Kevin Leondi, 56, faces up to five years in prison and fines of up to $250,000 if convicted, said acting U.S. Attorney William Fitzpatrick.

He said Leondi was arrested Wednesday at ...

TAPinto CEO Shapiro goes “One on One” with Steve Adubato

March 17, 2017

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - TAPinto.net CEO and Publisher Michael Shapiro appeared on “One on One” with Steve Adubato Thursday night and answered questions about the role of hyperlocal online news media.

The interview was broadcast on WNYY, NJTV and WNET. Adubato closed by saying that “Michael Shapiro, he is on the cutting edge of media.“

Shapiro answered a wide-range ...

Lincoln is Looking for his Furever Home!

March 22, 2017

Lincoln is about 14-16 weeks old, about 26 pounds, and he is a handsome with a beautiful chocolate coat and white on his 4 paws and chest.  Lincoln also has an adorable wrinkly forehead!    Lincoln is a playful, friendly puppy who was rescued from a high kill shelter in NC and now living in a foster home in NJ.

Lincoln's foster mom says.....'Lincoln is an awesome puppy! ...

In Your Community

Atlantic Health System Joins American Cancer Society in Fight Against Colorectal Cancer

Atlantic Health System (AHS), a leading health care delivery network, announced today the organization’s commitment to increase colorectal cancer screening in New Jersey by joining "80 percent by 2018" - a national effort of the American Cancer Society in the fight against the disease. 

Colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women.

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Why All Parents Should Consider Refusing the PARCC—2017 Edition

March 17, 2017

Hi. My name is Jen Grana – I live in Sparta township and have 3 boys – 2 of which are in the public education system now – a middle schooler, a Kindergartner and a sweet oblivious 2 year old who will be there before I know it I am sure. We spend a lot of time talking about and thinking about public education in our house because we will be knee-deep in it for the next 20 years ...

Murder on the Orient Express

‘Murder on the Orient Express’ streams along in sizzling suspense

By Liz Keill

PRINCETON, NJ – Agatha Christie’s murder mystery, “Murder on the Orient Express,” has received a terrific stage adaptation by Ken Ludwig. He’s taken a few liberties with the numerous characters, but has tightened the story line so that it all works seamlessly.

Ludwig ...

Without Mercy by Jefferson Bass

Without Mercy: A Body Farm Novel by Jefferson Bass (Harper Collins, 2016)

In James Patterson's Master Class, an online course which I recommend highly to aspiring authors, Patterson talks about the validity of writing with a partner. Patterson notes several well respected creative teams like Lennon and McCartney, Simon and Garfunkle, and explains that combining the creative juices of two ...