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Three Morris Knolls Wrestlers Advance to NJSIAA Region Tourney

February 18, 2019

NORTH CALDWELL, NJ – Morris Knolls’s Ronan Buckingham (182), Michael Kaiser (145) and Jack Wemmlinger (132) placed second in their respective weight classes in the NJSIAA District 5 final round wrestling tournament on Saturday, Feb. 16.

As a team, Morris Knolls came in fifth place with 85 points at the tournament, coming in behind winner West Essex (215.5 points), second-place ...

HS Basketball: Morris Knolls Girls Victorious over Lyndhurst, 41-32

DENVILLE, NJ – The Golden Eagles extended their record to 11-11 when they defeated Lyndhurst away on Saturday, Feb. 16, 41-32.

Four Golden Eagles put points on the scoreboard. Emily Mitarotonda led the way with 14 points. Team Captain Maddison Perna scored 12 points, 10 of which she netted in the fourth quarter. Annie Nolan and Brianna Mennella contributed eight and seven points, ...

MKHS Hockey Shutout by Madison in Mennen Cup Semifinals, 6-0

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris Knolls could not contain Madison as the Golden Eagles suffered a 6-0 defeat on Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the Mennen Cup semifinals at the Mennen Ice Arena in Morristown.

Madison began its onslaught early in the game with a short-handed goal one minute and 18 seconds into the first period. Thereafter, the team proceeded to score at least one goal in each period ...

New Jersey Date Night: Cupid’s Singles Throw-Down

February 9, 2019

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Sometimes Cupid has an off day with his marksmanship. Maybe his arrow hit you once or twice, however it didn’t go deep enough to stick long-term. Or maybe you just haven’t been it the right place at the right time for Cupid to get the perfect aim. Regardless, the singles who’ve yet to ...

10 Ways to Enjoy Maple Sugaring in New Jersey This Month

February marks the annual maple sugar harvest in New Jersey. We found 10 places where you can learn the sweet truth behind this local treat.

Maple sugaring has been around since Native Americans began taking sap from the trees. The activity has evolved throughout the centuries from shooting arrows at a tree to drilling a hole into the trunk with a spile, which is a small, wooden ...

Stacy's Simply Naked Pita Chips Recalled Due to Undeclared Ingredients

Stacy's Simply Naked Pita Chips have been voluntarily recalled by Frito-Lay because they may contain undeclared milk ingredients, announced the company. According to the company, 228 bags of the product were inadvertently filled with another flavor of pita chips, potentially exposing consumers to undeclared milk.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a ...

Tickets Go on Sale Feb. 13 for MKHS's Production of "GREASE"

February 12, 2019

DENVILLE, NJ – Morris Knolls High School will present Grease on Thursday, March 14; Friday, March 15; and Saturday, March 16. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, Feb. 13, and can be purchased online for $12 at ShowTix4u.com. Tickets purchased at the door will cost $14.

 

TAPintoDenville.net is a member of the New Jersey Press Association and is a hyperlocal news site that serves ...

Newark GRAMMY Museum Features Special Exhibits of Award-Winning Artists Taylor Swift & Whitney Houston

NEWARK, NJ -- You may think of The GRAMMYs as an awards ceremony honoring the music industry, but did you also know that there are GRAMMY Museums located around the country, and one is right here in New Jersey?

The GRAMMY Museum Experience at the Prudential Center, located in Newark, is the first GRAMMY Museum outpost on the East Coast. The 8,200 square-foot space features interactive ...

Denville Vocalists Can Audition for National Anthem for the Patriots

BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots will host National Anthem Auditions on Saturday, March 9 from noon-3 p.m. at Bridgewater Commons Mall. 

The event will be a fundraiser designed to benefit Operation Shoebox New Jersey, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to collecting donated supplies to ship care packages to U.S. troops based overseas.

There will be a $10 fee to ...

Atlantic Health, Fortune's ‘100 Best Companies to Work for'

February 14, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Atlantic Health System once again has been named to Fortune’s '100 Best Companies to Work for,' the 11th consecutive year Atlantic Health System has earned a spot on the prestigious annual list. The Morris-County-based company, a leading provider of healthcare in New Jersey, was slotted number 87. As the only health care system in New Jersey to be ...

Overlook Medical Earns 'America's 100 Best Hospitals Award'

SUMMIT, NJ - Earning an accolade that places it in top two percent of hospitals in the nation for clinical performance, Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center has been selected as the only hospital in New Jersey to achieve the Healthgrades 2019 America’s America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™.

More than 4,500 hospitals nationwide were assessed across ...

Morristown Medical Gets America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™

Award Places Hospitals in Top One and Two Percent of Hospitals in Nation for Clinical Performance

Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System announced on Feb. 12 that Morristown Medical Center was the only hospital in New Jersey to achieve the Healthgrades 2019 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award.™

Morristown Medical Center was the only hospital in the state to be ...

Denville Teens Can Learn about Careers in Aviation

February 17, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Young men and women, ages 14-20, who are interested in careers in aviation are invited to join Aviation Explorer Post 523 on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 6 p.m. at Morristown Airport. 

The goal of the post is to help teens experience different career paths in aviation. At biweekly meetings, youth meet professionals from different areas in the aviation ...

Denville Students Make Dean’s List at Respective Colleges

DENVILLE, NJ – The grades are in, and the Denville residents listed below made the fall 2018 Dean’s List at their respective colleges.

Christopher Kern, a chemistry major at Stockton University in Galloway, New Jersey

Kathleen McGuinness, an environmental science major at Stockton University

Briele Melahn, a dance arts management major at Purchase College in Purchase, New ...

Governor Declares State of Emergency

DENVILLE, NJ -- Sleep in, kids.

Denville public schools will be closed Tuesday because of the winter storm forecast.

The school district sent out an alert Monday evening announcing the closure.

Snow and freezing rain are expected to make for a nasty morning commute.

The National Weather Service is predicting snow for the area up to about 9 a.m., and rain sleet after that, with one to ...

Full Day of Service for Morris Catholic's Bello Lamadieu on MLK Day

January 27, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris Catholic High School senior Bello Lamadieu served as the youth speaker at the 34th annual Morris Interfaith Breakfast on Jan. 21. Standing in front of nearly 300 attendees, Lamadieu passionately recited Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “We Shall Overcome” speech and received a standing ovation for his compelling oration. The breakfast was organized ...

Woman’s Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills MLK Day of Service Project

PARSIPPANY, NJ -- One of the Seven Grand Initiatives of the 2018-2020 General Federation of Women’s Clubs Administration is for 1,000 Clubs to do a service project on Martin Luther King Day. With so much in the news about human trafficking, the Parsippany Woman’s Club decided to help with the S.O.A.P. (Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution) Project. After purchasing a case of 1,000 ...

GFWC Woman's Club of Denville-Rockaway Volunteer at Habitat ReStore

RANDOLPH, NJ – Ten club members of the GFWC Woman's Club of the Denville-Rockaway area participated in its fifth year of volunteering on Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Morris Habitat ReStore in Randolph.

The women cleaned and re-arranged items on the shelves in the Knick-Knack Nook section of the store and hung artwork. They also dusted the furniture and light ...

When's the Best Time to Watch the Supermoon? 

February 18, 2019

Look! Up in the Sky, it’s a Bird, it’s a Plane, No, it’s SUPERMOON!

MORRISTOWN, NJ – All right, get ready for the Supermoon Trifecta! Tuesday’s moonrise will be the third straight month with full supermoons. The first was on Jan. 20, when the supermoon coincided with a total lunar eclipse, also known as a "Blood Moon."

A second supermoon, called ...

CCM’s “Project Yellowstone” Provides Look at Environmental Protection

RANDOLPH, NJ – When colleges host educational events and hands-on opportunities in addition to providing high quality classes, it ensures that students are receiving a well-rounded, diverse education.

At County College of Morris (CCM), the Community and Civil Engagement (CCE) initiative offers high-impact, interdisciplinary opportunities to help broaden students’ knowledge of the ...

It's Groundhog Day, So Here Is the Story of Punxsutawney Phil

With Groundhog Day upon us, thousands will watch in person and even more will tune in from home to see Punxsutawney Phil make his yearly prediction.

As legend has it, if Phil sees his shadow at dawn on Feb. 2, six more weeks of winter are on its way. If Phil doesn’t see his shadow, an early spring can be expected.

Phil may very well be the world’s second most famous ...

Congresswoman Sherrill Co-Sponsors Bill to Reduce Wasteful Spending

February 17, 2019

Washington, DC − Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) introduced legislation to cut down wasteful spending by cabinet officials and increase transparency for taxpayers on renovation and decorating expenses at federal agencies. The Reining In Irresponsible Decorating Expenses (RIIDE) Act is a bipartisan bill led by Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Congressman Mark Meadows ...

Anthony Bucco, Denville's State Senator, Has Throat Cancer

DENVILLE, NJ -- State Sen. Anthony R. Bucco (R-25th Dist.), has been diagnosed with a curable form of throat cancer, it was announced on Feb. 8.

Mike DuHaime, spokesman for the Bucco family, said the senator was diagnosed to have squamous carcinoma. He said the cancer is localized and has not spread to any other parts of Bucco's body.

“Sen. Bucco will undergo seven ...

Congresswoman Sherrill's Office Now Accepting Interns for Spring 2019

WASHINGTON, DC -- The Office of Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill is now accepting intern applications for the spring 2019 semester. Responsibilities may include greeting constituents, processing constituent correspondence, tracking legislation, attending hearings/briefings, and conducting research. Candidates should have strong research and writing skills.

Applicants must be full-time ...

Morristown Medical Center Offers New, Non-Invasive Imaging Option for Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

February 18, 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, named one of the top 20 cardiology programs in the country by U.S. News & World Report, on Feb. 18 announced it is offering improved care for patients with coronary artery disease (CAD—when the arteries that supply blood to the heart become hardened and narrowed) with the addition of the HeartFlow® ...

Greater NJ Chapter of Alzheimer’s Association Welcomes New Regional Leader

FLORHAM PARK, NJ – The Alzheimer’s Association of Greater New Jersey (AAGNJ) will be among the chapters to benefit from the new leadership of Kristina Fransel, who joins the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research as head of “Region 13, which includes the Greater New Jersey, Delaware Valley and Greater Pennsylvania ...

Komen Wellness Expo: Woman Tells Story of Breast Cancer Fight

WAYNE, NJ -- At this year’s Women’s Wellness Expo, TAPintoTV spoke with Lois Solomon, who has been fighting metastatic breast cancer. Solomon shared the story of her diagnosis and how she is managing this disease on a daily basis.

Solomon said the first symptom she noticed was a bad cough, and after visiting several doctors, she was diagnosed with pericarditis, which is fluid ...

Cold Advisory: How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

January 30, 2019

DENVILLE, NJ -- With extremely cold weather in the forecast, New Jersey American Water reminds customers to take necessary measures to prevent frozen household pipes:

Protect your home by wrapping exposed pipes with insulation and eliminate sources of cold air near any waterlines. Seal draft windows and plug drafts around doors.
Allow a small trickle of water to run overnight to keep ...

County-owned Residences Approved for Women at Risk of Homelessness

MORRISTOWN, NJ --  Nine county-owned homes will now be available to 32 single women at risk of homelessness, announced the Freeholders.

The Morris County Board of Freeholders unanimously approved the use of these homes located on the former Greystone Park at their meeting on Wednesday evening. The county’s Morris Advisory Leadership Group recommended this proposal for use of ...

Rockaway Attorney Victorious in 1946 Georgia Lynching Case

February 12, 2019

ROCKAWAY, NJ -- A 73-year-old mass murder in Georgia is one giant step closer to being resolved thanks to the Eleventh Circuit Court’s decision to grant historian and author Anthony S. Pitch access to the original grand jury transcripts.

America’s last unsolved mass murder occurred in the early evening of July 25, 1946 when a mob of 20 – 30 white men ambushed four ...

Gov. Murphy Signs Alyssa's Law to Improve School Safety

TRENTON, NJ -- With Ilan and Lori Alhadeff present Goveror Phil Murphy signed bill A764, also known as Alyssa's Law. It requires all New Jersey public schools to install silent panic alarms and emergency lights that will alert law enforcement in case of emergencies and attacks such as an active shooter. “Alyssa’s death is a stark reminder of the dangers of gun ...

Introducing Mallory's Law - A Bill to Toughen NJ’s Anti-Bullying Laws

Following the tragic death of Mallory Rose Grossman, a 12-year-old Rockaway student who committed suicide after suffering from bullying, Senators Joe Pennacchio and Patrick Diegnan have introduced bipartisan legislation to standardize and strengthen New Jersey’s anti-bullying laws.

Their legislation, “Mallory’s Law,” represents a comprehensive approach to prevent and ...

Sparta Police Ask for Help Identifying Daytime Burglar

February 8, 2019

SPARTA, NJ – Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who broke into a home on West Mountain Avenue. The burglar’s image was caught on video as he approached and then was inside a home around 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, according to police.

Anyone who can identify the man in the photos is asked to contact Det. Sgt. McCarrick or Det. Hasslock at ...

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Star of ‘Cara’s Cucina’ to Host Groundwork Elizabeth Gala Feb. 27

February 16, 2019

Cara Di Falco, star of “Cara’s Cucina,” will host Groundwork Elizabeth’s WinterGreen gala Feb. 27 at the Hilton Newark Airport Hotel.

A nonprofit founded in Elizabeth in 2003, Groundwork Elizabeth builds sustainable communities in Elizabeth, New Jersey, and in nearby Union County communities with urban agriculture initiatives, youth programing and ...

Morris County Agriculture Ambassador Honored by State Dept. of Agriculture

February 16, 2019

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Morris County 4-H'er of the Year Kristen Briney was recognized at the Joint Agricultural Convention Dinner on Feb. 6 in Atlantic City.

The Joint Agricultural Convention Dinner takes places on the Wednesday evening of the New Jersey Agricultural Convention and Trade Show each year. As part of the event, Agricultural Ambassadors from around the state representing ...

Governor Declares State of Emergency

February 11, 2019

DENVILLE, NJ -- Sleep in, kids.

Denville public schools will be closed Tuesday because of the winter storm forecast.

The school district sent out an alert Monday evening announcing the closure.

Snow and freezing rain are expected to make for a nasty morning commute.

The National Weather Service is predicting snow for the area up to about 9 a.m., and rain sleet after that, with one to ...

Pathways Offers a Variety of After-School Programs

February 18, 2019

MONTVILLE, NJ -- Pathways for Exceptional Children is based out of Montville and has a large array of after school programs for children! Does your child have a passion for science experiments, computer science, or robotics? Do they like the arts and music? How about sports and recreational classes such as cooking? Pathways has it all and at affordable prices! In addition, Pathways offers ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, February 19, 11:30 AM

Denville Seniors Center, Denville

Denville Senior Citizen's Association/Men's Group

Community Calendar

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Fri, February 22, 10:30 AM

Denville Seniors Center, Denville

Denville Senior Citizen's Association/Co-ed Group

Community Calendar

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Sun, February 24, 1:00 PM

Pyramid Mountain NHA, Montville

Snowshoe Sundays

Sports

"My Very Own British Invasion" is short on plot

‘My Very Own British Invasion’ is short on plot, but long on rock

By Liz Keill

MILLBURN, NJ – Paper Mill Playhouse is putting on a rollicking, rock and roll extravaganza in its premier production of  “My Very Own British Invasion.”

We start with a fast and furious tribute to the Beatles, like “I Saw Her Standing There” and move on to ...

AtlantiCast: Episode 24

On this week’s AtlantiCast, meet the newest chairman of the American Hospital Association, learn about a breakthrough in heart surgery at Morristown Medical Center, celebrate a year of innovation at Atlantic Health System and see some tips to stay flu free.

 

Experience Colonial America at The Dey Mansion: George Washington Headquarters

February 17, 2019

WAYNE, NJ -- In honor of Presidents Day, TAPintoTV visited the Dey Mansion, one of several locations in New Jersey which served as General George Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolutionary War.

The Dey Mansion was the home of Theunis and Hester Dey, and was built around 1770. Ten years later, Theunis, who was the Colonel of the Bergen County Militia during the Revolutionary War, ...