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CCM and Ramapo Sign State’s First Data Science Transfer Agreement

February 4, 2023

RANDOLPH, NJ - Ramapo College of New Jersey and County College of Morris (CCM) have joined forces to create pathways for aspiring data scientists to earn a master’s in data science in as little as five years.

The presidents of CCM and Ramapo on Feb. 1 signed a Data Science Transfer Agreement, the first between a community college and a four-year institution in New ...

Valleyview Middle School Named School of Character

DENVILLE, NJ - Valleyview Middle School was named a "School of Character" last week by Character.org, a national advocate and leader for character and character education, according to the school district.

It said the designation was announced Jan. 27, noting that Valleyview is one of only 73 State Schools of Character and Denville is one of two State Districts of ...

Denville School Board Chief Excited About 2023 Challenges

DENVILLE, NJ – There will be some challenges in the days ahead, but Denville School Board President Dino Cappello said he believes the district is in good hands for 2023.

Speaking at the board’s recent reorganization meeting, Cappello said he’s looking forward to the hard work.

“I’m really excited about this coming year,” he said. “It’s going ...

Madison Girls Basketball Advances in County Tournament After Defeating Morris Knolls

February 3, 2023

MADISON, NJ -  No. 5 seed Madison defeated No. 12 Seed Morris Knolls in the First Round of the Morris County Tournament. The Dodgers received a bye in the Preliminary Round.

Against Knolls, Charlotte Tuhy led all scorers with 30 points. Alex Reigle added 13 points.

Madison will face No. 4 seed Randolph on Saturday February 4 at Morris Knolls High School.

 

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Morris County Boys Basketball Tournament; No. 9 Madison Upsets No. 8 Morris Knolls; Dodgers Advance to Quarterfinals

MADISON, NJ - Ninth-seeded Madison (13-6) continued its strong play with a 63-52 victory over eighth- seeded Morris Knolls in the Morris County Tournament first round.
The Dodgers outscored Morris Knolls 42-26 in the second half. Evan Colao put in 18 points, Jackson Maloney scored 16 points and Tommy Bland added 14.

The Dodgers defeated Whippany Park in the Preliminary Round 65-46. Now ...

D'Costa Knocks in Rebound of Doyle Curry Shot for Power-Play Goal in 3rd for Chatham Boys Ice Hockey in 1-1 Tie vs. M. Knolls

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -- After Luc D'Costa's goal early in the third period, it looked like Chatham would hold on for a wipe-the-sweat-off-the-brow boys ice hockey win vs. Morris Knolls. 

But when Jack Martinez scored the equalizer for Morris Knolls in the 12th minute of the period, it turned into a break-your-stick 1-1 tie for the Cougars on Wednesday afternoon at Mennen ...

Four Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days for Morris County in 2023

February 3, 2023

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MCMUA) announced it will conduct four Household Hazardous Waste Disposal events in 2023. The dates are: 

Saturday May 20 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 West Hanover Avenue in Parsippany
Saturday June 17 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Morris County Public Safety ...

Denville Residents Can Spread Love With Sherill's 'Valentines for Seniors'

January 27, 2023

DENVILLE, NJ -  U.S. Rep. Mikie Sherrill (D-11) is launching "Valentines for Seniors" which hopes to spread love to the senior community this Valentine's Day.

Constituents can drop off Valentine cards at the congresswoman's office through Feb. 10. They must be submitted in non-sealed envelopes unless mailed to the office.

The cards will ...

Morris County-Based Local Theater Seeks Actors for Steel Magnolias

February 1, 2023

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – A Morris County based local theater group, The Roxbury Arts Alliance, is seeking actors and off-stage production helpers for the dramatic comedy Steel Magnolias, its next in-house production, said play director Michael Schroeder.

Auditions will be held on Feb. 19 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and on Feb. 20 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Schroeder said. Callbacks, by invitation, ...

Painting by CCM Student from Denville Among Those on Display in Assemblywoman's Office

DENVILLE, NJ - A landscape by a Denville resident attending the County College of Morris is among the pieces of art now on display in the Chester office of state Assemblywoman Aura Dunn.

Titled "Lake Arowhead," the pastel landscape by Denville resident Caterina Leff is one of six landscapes, painted by County College of Morris students, being displayed in ...

Morris County Pooch Pawsitively Loves Hamming it Up

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – In a world where human workers are being replaced by robots, self-checkout terminals and artificial intelligence, few consider the career challenges facing animal actors.

Exhibit A: Stuffed animals.

For Chase Glaser, a 7-year-old Yorkshire Terrier from Ledgewood, there’s always a stuffed animal waiting in the wings to take his job.

So far, Chase has ...

Morris County to Hold 2023 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

February 4, 2023

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority (MCMUA) will conduct four Household Hazardous Waste Disposal events in 2023. The dates are: 

Saturday May 20 from 9am - 2pm at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 West Hanover Avenue in Parsippany
Saturday June 17 from 9am - 2pm at the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy, 500 West ...

Morris County Prosecutor’s and Sheriff’s Offices Participate in Virtual Forum on Criminal Justice

January 21, 2023

MORRISTOWN, NJ – In recognition of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, members of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office participated in a virtual forum hosted by the Martin Luther King Observance Committee titled: “Criminal Justice: Paths to Reform and Redirection.”

The panel was conducted on Jan. 9, and broadcast at the 53rd Annual MLK Day Celebration on ...

Hey Denville, It's Just a JCP&L Chopper, Not a Manhunt

January 23, 2023

DENVILLE, NJ - Residents of Denville should be aware that the helicopter flying at low altitude over the area for the next month and a half will not be carrying police engaged in a manhunt.

The chopper will be there just to help Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP@L) crews maintain the electric grid, according to police.

"Denville Police Department would like to advise ...

Diamond Spring Road Closed Today

DENVILLE, NJ - Diamond Spring Road will be closed in both directions until about 4 p.m. today, police said.

The closure, for road repair, began at 9 a.m.

Police are asking motorists to follow all signs and detours. "Police Officers will be present if you should need further assistance," they said. "Expect delays and give yourself extra time during the morning and ...

Bill That Would Force Telemarketers to Explain Why They're Calling in 30 Seconds Advances in Trenton

January 27, 2023

TRENTON, NJ — A bill that would require telemarketers to identify themselves and what they're trying to sell in the first 30 seconds of the call has advanced in Trenton.

“New Jerseyans should know who they’re talking to on the phone and what’s being sold to them by telemarketers,” Sen. Jon Bramnick (R - District 21), one of the primary sponsors of the ...

Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs in New Jersey Receive $10 Million Federal Grant

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Programs (NJHVIPs) received a big boost on Friday, in the form of $10 million in federal American Rescue Plan funds.

The programs launched three years ago using federal money with the mission of ending cycles of violence across the state by helping victims and their families.

“These innovative violence ...

Gov. Phil Murphy Delivers 2023 State of the State, Says New Jersey is Moving in the Right Direction

TRENTON, NJ — During Tuesday's State of the State Address at the Assembly Chambers in Trenton, Gov. Phil Murphy said he's confident with the direction in which the state is going.

"We are stronger and we are fairer," Murphy said. "We are moving confidently in the right direction — forward."

Republicans aren't so sure.

"Despite the ...

Not Your Grandmother's Cheerleading

MONTVILLE, NJ — Cheerleading has its place I suppose. On the early sidelines of life. Maybe.

I was the oldest of five boys growing up, and we all played sports hoping to be cheered, not to do the cheering.

Then, with my own brood of three sports boys, the same.

My daughter, the youngest, played parochial school basketball, but she also expected to be cheered for, and ...

FirstEnergy Foundation Presents “Gifts of the Season” to Local Organizations in the JCP&L Service Area

The FirstEnergy Foundation has granted two New Jersey nonprofits with $20,000 "Gifts of the Season," aiding in their mission to make lives brighter within the Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) service area.

Cornerstone Family Programs, based in JCP&L's northern New Jersey region, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County, based in the central New Jersey ...

JCP&L Encourages Customers to Arrange Payment Plans and Apply for Bill Assistance Programs

Residential customers of Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), who are having difficulty making ends meet are encouraged to contact their utility now to enroll in payment plans or to receive referrals for bill assistance programs.

"Many of our customers continue to face financial challenges brought on by the pandemic and ongoing economic ...

CCM and Ramapo Sign New Jersey’s First Data Science Transfer Agreement

February 4, 2023

Randolph, NJ:  2023 kicked off with the following declaration from Tech Crunch magazine: "Data science is perhaps the most exciting area in all of enterprise technology right now, and it’s evolving at a lightning pace." Recognizing the significance of this dynamic industry, Ramapo College of New Jersey and County College of Morris (CCM) have joined forces to ...

Saint Clare's Health Takes a Look Inside a High-Tech Cath Lab

On Thursday, February 16 at 7 pm, Saint Clare’s Health online Facebook series, “Let’s Talk Health” hosted by Brian Finestein, Chief Executive Officer of Saint Clare’s Health, will discuss “A Look Inside a High-Tech Cath Lab,” with Dr. Barry Lowell.

“At Saint Clare’s Health, we have been performing emergency angioplasty for patients having ...

CCM and ESU Collaborate on Faculty Art and Design Exhibition

Randolph, NJ: Gain new insight into the stretching of boundaries in contemporary art and design as demonstrated by faculty from both County College of Morris (CCM) and East Stroudsburg University (ESU) at the first Spring Semester show at CCM’s Art Gallery.

The East Stroudsburg University & County College of Morris Collaborative Faculty Exhibition now on display runs through ...

CCM and ESU Collaborate on Faculty Art and Design Exhibition

Randolph, NJ: Gain new insight into the stretching of boundaries in contemporary art and design as demonstrated by faculty from both County College of Morris (CCM) and East Stroudsburg University (ESU) at the first Spring Semester show at CCM’s Art Gallery.

The East Stroudsburg University & County College of Morris Collaborative Faculty Exhibition now on display runs through ...

Police Announce Arrest & Identify Intruder at Montville Township High School

February 4, 2023

MONTVILLE, NJ - A day after an unknown intruder caused Montville Township High School to go into a shelter in place for nearly two hours, an arrest has been made, according to Morris County Prosecutor Robert Carroll. 

Nineteen-year-old Charles Banaciski III of Bloomfield, NJ has been charged with unlicensed entry of a structure, a crime of the fourth degree, Carroll ...

Morris County Sheriff's Office Seargent Wins at Weightlifting

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - A sergeant with the Morris County Sheriff's Office last month won a weightlifting contest, according to the office.

It said Sheriff’s Sergeant Adam Zeich took the "top spot" in the Jan. 10 NYPD “1000 Lb. Club” weightlifting contest which took place at NYPD Health and Fitness.

"Many competitors entered the contest with ...

Work Resumes on Extending NJ Transit Rail to Sussex County

BYRAM, NJ – Preparations for the restoration of a 112-year-old railroad tunnel on the former Lackawanna “Cutoff” in Byram are taking place, marking an important milestone in the proposed extension of NJ Transit trains west into Sussex County.

Work crews have been clearing trees in the vicinity of the Roseville Tunnel and at the site where a new NJ Transit station will be ...

Northern NJ Chinese Association Chinese School Holds its Chinese New Year Celebration

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Northern NJ Chinese Association Chinese School held its Chinese New Year celebration and performance at Montville Township High School on Jan. 15. The school has been based at the high school for 38 years and the students are able to learn about the history and culture of China through its classes, which run every Sunday for ages kindergarten through high school.

The ...

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TAPinto Named a 2023 Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto was recently named a Top Franchise for 2023 by Franchise Business Review. This is the 18th annual ranking of the 200 best franchise opportunities as rated by franchisees.

"TAPinto is honored to be recognized as one of the top 200 franchises in the United States," TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro said. "The fact that this ...

Upcoming TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinars in January and February

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — If you're thinking about new opportunities for 2023, we invite you to join an upcoming webinar about owning and operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform in your area.

TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will lead the webinars. You'll learn how you can own your own business providing original local news to your community, all while ...

Looking Forward

Hello, TAPinto reader and Looking Forward: Opportunities for Job, Career, Business, and Investment Seekers listener! 

Are you a new or small business looking to minimize your costs, increase your business, and get referrals from other businesses in your community? Or maybe you’re a bigger business—or even a conglomerate—looking to reduce your excess ...