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Motorist Alert: Route 46 Interseciton Project in Mine Hill

September 23, 2022

MINE HILL, NJ - Route 46 drivers take note: The road's shoulders in both directions at Canfield Avenue in Mine Hill are scheduled to be closed at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23 through 5 a.m. Saturday, September 24, said the state Department of Transportation (DOT).

It said the closures are needed to create "a new traffic pattern that will be in place for approximately ...

Representatives from 125 Colleges and Universities Take Part in a Regional College Fair at CCM on Sunday, Sept, 25.

September 21, 2022

RANDOLPH, NJ - Starting to consider what college you might want to attend? Interested in knowing what academic offerings are available to build a rewarding future? Representatives from more than 125 colleges and universities from around the U.S. will be taking part in a Regional College Fair at County College of Morris (CCM) on Sunday, September 25, from noon to 3 p.m.

The fair provides a ...

Representatives from 125 Colleges and Universities Take Part in a Regional College Fair at CCM on Sunday, Sept, 25.

RANDOLPH, NJ - Starting to consider what college you might want to attend? Interested in knowing what academic offerings are available to build a rewarding future? Representatives from more than 125 colleges and universities from around the U.S. will be taking part in a Regional College Fair at County College of Morris (CCM) on Sunday, September 25, from noon to 3 p.m.

The fair provides a ...

Denville School Board Candidates to Debate

DENVILLE, NJ – A debate featuring the five candidates seeking election in November to two seats on the Denville Board of Education will take place Oct. 6 and residents can submit questions ahead of time.

The debate will take place at 7 p.m. at Riverview Elementary School, 33 St. Mary’s Place, in Denville.

Seeking re-election will be Denville School Board Member Don Casse, whose ...

Two Students Attending High School in Denville are National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

September 14, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ – Two students attending the Morris County School of Technology in Denville were among more than 16,000 nationwide named as semifinalists in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

The students, Dhruva Chitneedi and Mahi Gupta, “have an opportunity to continue in the competition for some 7,250 National Merit Scholarships worth nearly $28 million that will ...

Student from Denville Graduates from LVC

DENVILLE, NJ - Alexander Borowiec of Denville, is one of 45 Lebanon Valley College students who graduated in August 2022. The College celebrates the students' academic achievements and accomplishments.

Borowiec received a master of business administration in business administration from LVC. Borowiec is a graduate of Morristown-Beard School.

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Morristown Volleyball Defeats Morris Hills; 2-0

September 23, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ -  The Morristown volleyball team traveled to face Morris Hills on Thursday. The Colonials defeated the Scarlet Knights; 25-23 and 25-18. Morristown is ow 5-1 on the season.

The Colonials will participate in a weekend tournament at Madison High School. Matches begin at 10am.

 

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Knolls Field Hockey Shuts Down Hills

DENVILLE, NJ - Bolstered by four goals and two assists from senior Megan McGavin, the Morris Knolls field hockey team on Tuesday shutout Morris Hills.

The 8-0 victory brought the Golden Eagles record on the season to 3-2 as Morris Hills remained without a win at 0-6.

Joining McGavin in scoringwere Kaylie Pittaro, with two, and Catherine Baresh and Sarah Epstein, with one each. Golden Eagles ...

Navy Women’s Rugby Heads to Denville

DENVILLE, NJ - Navy women's rugby travels to Denville for a neutral site contest versus American International College Saturday at 11 a.m. The match will be held at Pocono Road Field.

"We are excited at the opportunity to get on the road and compete against American International College this weekend, who won the NIRA Division II championship last year," said ...

Independence, Freedom, Flexibility and Support: Join our Family of TAPinto Owner/Publishers

September 22, 2022

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is passionate about supporting local journalism. Our network of independent publishers now numbers nearly 100 hyperlocal news sites in four states.

Publishers who join our network can maintain their branding and direct-publish - there is no pre-approval of content.

Our independent publishers own their own business, building equity that they can ...

Denville Restaurant Wants Outdoor Dining Area Approval

DENVILLE, NJ – A Denville restaurant wants the township’s permission to create an outdoor dining area.

The Denville Zoning Board is scheduled to hear the application by Sogo Restaurant at its Sept. 21 meeting. Sogo Hibachi Restaurant, owned by Yuda, LLC, needs site plan, use and bulk variances from the Denville zoning ordinance.

The establishment is at 248 Route ...

Denville is in Beech Leaf Disease Territory

September 20, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ - Already lamenting the loss of ash trees throughout their neighborhoods due to emerald ash borer infestations, Denville residents now have something else to worry about when it comes to trees: Beech leaf disease.

The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Tuesday issued a statement urging residents to check trees for signs of the disease and ...

Denville Duck Race Coming Soon

September 3, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ - Sunrise Rotary Club of Denville is sponsoring “THE GREAT DENVILLE DUCK RACE” from 10 a.m. to noon at Gardner Field, on Sept. 17.

There will be fun activity for all ages with prizes, jugglers, games, Academy for the Performing Arts singers and decorated duck judging. Ducks for decorating can be purchased at Denville Dairy and ...

CCM Marks Hispanic Heritage Month with Series of Themed Events Community to Celebrate Arts and Culture

RANDOLPH, NJ - Community members are invited to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with multiple events taking place at County College of Morris (CCM) this September and October.

Entitled “We Are Here!” (¡Aqui Estamos!), the series of gatherings and shows commemorate the rich cultural lives and art of the Latinx community with exciting charitable and themed programs ...

Denville’s Den Brook Trail Completed With County Trail Funds

September 22, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ - The Den Brook Trail in Denville has officially opened, offering visitors a one-mile rustic path that runs from Openaki Road in the state-recognized Ninkey Forge Historic District to a small neighborhood park owned by the township on Mount Pleasant Turnpike.

The official opening was marked by a ceremonial ribbon-cutting at the local park, which included Mayor ...

Crashes Lead to DWI Cases in Denville

September 19, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ - Car crashes over the weekend in Denville left two drivers facing charges of driving while intoxicated, police said.

The first incident took place Sept. 17 when police responded to a report of a vehicle that crashed into the center barrier of Route 10 at the intersection of Franklin Road, police said. "The vehicle in question allegedly struck the barrier and then fled the ...

Man Charged With Assault at Denville Business

DENVILLE, NJ - A Denville man has been accused of assaulting someone at a local business, according to police.

The man, Martin Aguilar, 28, faces a charge of simple assault related to the incident that police said took place on Aug. 30. They did not reveal the name of the business or any other details related to the accusation, other than to say they responded to a complaint made by a ...

Denville Among 30 Morris County Sites with Mail-In Ballot Drop Boxes

September 26, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ - Mail-In ballot drop boxes are now open throughout Morris County, including one in Denville. Voters can either mail back the ballot, drop it off at a polling location or drop it off at one of the 30 drop boxes in the county: 

Morris County Administration & Records Building 10 Court Street, Morristown (outside front entrance)
Butler Borough Ballot Drop Box, 10 ...

League of Women Voters to Hold Voter Registration Drive at CCM

Randolph, NJ: “Voting is people power,” notes the League of Women Voters and as part of ensuring more people are prepared to vote, it will be holding a Voters Registration Drive at County College of Morris (CCM) on Tuesday, Sept. 27.

The registration will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the CCM Library, located in the Learning Resource Center on the ...

Denville School Board Candidates to Debate

DENVILLE, NJ – A debate featuring the five candidates seeking election in November to two seats on the Denville Board of Education will take place Oct. 6 and residents can submit questions ahead of time.

The debate will take place at 7 p.m. at Riverview Elementary School, 33 St. Mary’s Place, in Denville.

Seeking re-election will be Denville School Board Member Don Casse, whose ...

Help from New Jersey Headed to Puerto Rico Following Hurricane Fiona

September 22, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey is sending aid to Puerto Rico to help those impacted by Hurricane Fiona, which made landfall on Sunday, September 18. The storm brought more than 20 inches of rain and heavy wind, causing major infrastructure damage and power outages to the island.

"Our hearts and prayers are with the people of Puerto Rico during this devastating time," Gov. Phil ...

Chipotle to Pay New Jersey $7.75 Million to Settle Child Labor Law Violations

TRENTON, NJ — Chipotle Mexican Grill will pay the State of New Jersey a record $7.75 million to settle child labor law violations.

A 2020 New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (NJDOL) audit identified more than 30,000 violations that impacted minors at Chipotle locations in New Jersey. Those violations included Chipotle not abiding by limits on the number of hours ...

John Donnadio Advocates for County Government as Executive Director of the New Jersey Association of Counties

TRENTON, NJ — Sometimes, John Donnadio finds himself in 21 places at once.

As executive director of the New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC), he’s an advocate for county government in Trenton and works with legislators and the governor’s office. At the local level, the NJAC is a nonpartisan and bipartisan resource for leaders and administrators in all 21 counties in New ...

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Going Through The Mail Bag

NEW JERSEY — With a summer behind us, it seemed like a good time to regroup at TAPinto, and catch up to the more recent reader mail and comments that were piling up.

By far, the reader responses were focused on two separate stories recently written about two former Governors, Democrat Jim McGreevey and Republican Christine Todd Whitman, and what they’ve been up to since ...

FirstEnergy Named Top Utility for Economic Development by Site Selection Magazine for Fourth Year in a Row

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), parent company of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), has been named by Site Selection magazine as one of the nation's leading utilities in promoting economic development for the fourth year in a row, helping to attract nearly 22,000 new jobs and $5.4 billion in third-party corporate facility investment in its six-state service area in ...

JCP&L Installs Guards to Protect New Jersey Bald Eagles

To safeguard New Jersey’s bald eagle population, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has installed protective devices on electrical equipment in areas near known bald eagle nests in Hamburg Township and near Culver Lake (Frankford), both in Sussex County.

The protective system includes the use of guards that prevent birds from ...

CCM President Iacono Gains Two New Honors

September 23, 2022

Randolph, NJ: County College of Morris (CCM) President Anthony J. Iacono once again has been ranked among the most esteemed leaders in higher education in New Jersey, named both to ROI-NJ’S list of The Top 25 Most Influential Presidents and NJBIZ’s Power 50 in Education.

In its ranking, ROI-NJ credited Iacono for leading CCM to become a comprehensive college focused on ...

CCM President Iacono Gains Two New Honors

RANDOLPH, NJ - County College of Morris (CCM) President Anthony J. Iacono once again has been ranked among the most esteemed leaders in higher education in New Jersey, named both to ROI-NJ’S list of The Top 25 Most Influential Presidents and NJBIZ’s Power 50 in Education.

In its ranking, ROI-NJ credited Iacono for leading CCM to become a comprehensive college focused on ...

Need Assistance? Find Help With Navigating Hope at CCM

RANDOLPH, NJ -  Need Assistance? Community members can find help with Navigating Hope at County College of Morris on  Thursday, Sept. 22 from 11 a.m - 2 p.m.

Get help applying for SNAP, Medicaid, TANF, Utility Assistance, Housing Assistance and general assistance.

Questions? Call 973-829-8220

Email navigatinghope@co.morris.nj.us 

 

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Data Science Night at CCM – A Free and Interactive Exploration

Randolph, NJ: The field of data science continues to expand, offering numerous rewarding, well-paying career options for those with the knowledge and training. Learn about the wide range of opportunities that are available at Data Science Night: Data Under the Stars at County College of Morris (CCM).

The free interactive event will provide an introduction to data science and artificial ...

Morris County Small Business Grant Program Closes Sept. 30

September 20, 2022

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -  The deadline for the Morris County Small Business Grant Program is September 30.  All applications must be submitted by Friday September 30. The grant aids local small companies, entrepreneurs and non-profits impacted by the pandemic.

Since February, the program has provided grants of up to $15,000 to reimburse small businesses and non-profit ...

Home Run Derby Competition to be Held at First Responder Day

HANOVER, NJ - The 200 Club of Morris County is excited to announce that it will be holding a Home Run Derby Competition that will be open to the public at their First Responders Day on September 24th.

The event will begin with qualifying rounds at 1pm.  The finals will be held at 4pm and will be broadcast live on Morris/Sussex Sports.

You may be able to sign up on the day of the event, ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, September 27, 5:00 AM

Lakeland Hills Family YMCA, Mountain Lakes

Winter Coat Drive

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Thu, September 29, 5:00 PM

Lakeland Hills Family YMCA, Mountain Lakes

Family Haunted Halloween House

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Thu, October 6, 6:00 PM

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Candidate Night - RV

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Thu, October 6, 6:30 PM

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'The Caretaker' Builds to a Crescendo

MADISON, NJ - Leave it to Harold Printer to provide us with a soul-searching, radically uncomfortable glimpse into human frailty, clashes and what could be our lives.

This all takes place in a run down house in West London, probably in the 1960s.  It’s a bitter cold winter as well. The flat is owned by Mick (Jon Barker) who provides a place to live for his younger brother Aston ...

TAPinto Wayne Celebrates 1 Million Pageviews and Counting in 2022

WAYNE, NJ — TAPinto Wayne and its owner/publisher Jon “Ferris” Meredith are celebrating a milestone — 1 million pageviews, and counting, in 2022.

It’s the second time the local news and digital marketing platform, which launched three years ago, passed the 1 million pageview mark in a calendar year. The other time was in 2020, the first full year it was ...

Tips for Small Businesses to Get Media Exposure

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Small business owners have faced unprecedented challenges during the last two years. Many have had to rethink their whole business model altogether. Communicating with customers and clients is more important now than it’s ever been.

The pandemic has changed the way we conduct our daily lives. Protecting public health meant changing how many businesses ...

Looking Forward

Hello, TAPinto reader and Looking Forward listener! 

In today’s episode of Looking Forward, our guest expert, Jim Quinn, discusses some of the fascinating technology innovations he sees coming down the pike. And, in true Looking Forward fashion, he identifies some specific OPPORTUNITIES that advances in technology will offer to job and career seekers, ...