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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month; Atlantic Health Wants You to Know the Facts About Concussions

March 24, 2023

MORRISTOWN, NJ - March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Head injuries can occur at any age, anywhere, and anytime, according to Atlantic Health System.

One study shows that nearly 1 in 4 Americans report having had a concussion at some point in their lives -- so it’s important to take brain injuries seriously, said hospital officials.

“Mild traumatic brain injury, ...

CCM In-Person Program Invites Students and Families to Go Big on Campus

March 26, 2023

County College of Morris (CCM) this April will be holding two open houses, packed with informative and engaging sessions and activities, to learn more about the college and its on-campus and online offerings.  

An in-person Spring Open House will be held on Saturday, April 15, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with three convenient starting sessions at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. on CCM’s campus, ...

Register Now for Denville Schools' Inclusive Preschool

DENVILLE, NJ – Only a few days remain to sign up for the Denville Schools’ Inclusive Preschool Program, said the district.

The lottery for the September 2023 enrollment will take place March 31. To be entered into the lottery, send an email with your child’s name, address, date of birth and telephone number to

“Parents of children selected in ...

Proposed Denville School Budget Includes Tax Increase

DENVILLE, NJ – The proposed new Denville school system budget includes a 5.02 percent tax levy increase, adding about $111 to the property tax bill of the average homeowner, according to officials.

The $41.6 million proposed 2023-2024 budget for the K-8 school system, introduced Monday, entails a $1.08 tax rate, meaning its portion of the yearly taxes to the owner of a $410,124 home ...

CCM Executive VP Karen VanDerhoof Named a Finance Leader in New Jersey

March 23, 2023

Randolph, NJ: County College of Morris (CCM) is proud to announce that its Executive Vice President of Business & Finance, Karen VanDerhoof, is being recognized as a 2023 Leader in Finance by NJBIZ.

The NJBIZ awards program celebrates New Jersey’s financial executives who contribute to the success of their organizations as well as their community. NJBIZ plans to ...

Registration Taking Place for Annual Ryan Steidl Memorial Race

March 18, 2023

DENVILLE, NJ – Registration is ongoing for the Ryan Steidl Memorial MK5K race, scheduled to take place April 23 at St. Clare’s Hospital in Denville.

Formerly called the MK5K, the race was renamed in memory of Steidl after the 23-year-old Randolph man died due to injuries suffered 11 years ago when he was struck by a car while training for the race.

“This year’s Ryan ...

Easter Basket Initiative is Up and Running

WOODLAND PARK/DENVILLE, N.J. - The annual Easter Basket Drive Initiative has kicked off with a goal of distributing 5,000 baskets for the third year in a row. 

Maria Koukoularis, founder and president of the drive, and the "I  A. M. Hope NJ - Abhay S. Mainkar Foundation," says its mission is to change the lives of women and children by breaking the cycle of poverty through ...

Spring Art Exhibition Returns to Mayo Performing Arts Center

March 17, 2023

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Visitors to the Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) in Morristown this spring will be treated to a special exhibition of the creative work of County College of Morris (CCM) Visual Arts students.

The showcase of approximately 35 pieces will feature works in various mediums, including charcoal, ink, pastel, colored pencil, mixed media and digital. The exhibit, curated ...

Morris Knolls Student Wins Second Place in Shakespeare Competition

PRINCETON, NJ - A Morris Knolls High School student achieved second place at the English-Speaking Union Princeton Branch's National Shakespeare Competition on Feb 26.

Michelle Lee, a student of Jody Adessa from the Academy of the Performing Arts at Morris Knolls, achieved second place at the tournament. She was among eighteen students who competed overall. Each performed a ...

Two Morris Knolls Students Found With Gun at School, say Authorities

March 23, 2023

DENVILLE, NJ – Two juvenile students at Morris Knolls High School were found to have a gun at school on Thursday and were charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and other offenses, said authorities.

In a brief statement, Morris County Prosecutor Robert Carroll, Chief of Detectives Robert McNally and Denville Police Chief Frank Perna said it was a member of the school staff that ...

Drug Charges for Randolph Driver Accused of Following Another Motorist in Denville

DENVILLE, NJ - After being pulled over Tuesday in Denville, due to a complaint that he was following another driver, a 62-year-old Randolph man was charged with nine offenses including driving while under the influence of drugs, according to police.

The man, Paul C. Ruck, was stopped at about 12:29 a.m. in the Gardner Field parking lot after Denville police received "a ...

Gov. Phil Murphy Proposes Record $53.1 Billion Budget for Fiscal Year 2024

February 28, 2023

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy says his $53.1 billion proposed budget is all about the future of New Jersey and its residents.

"It is a budget designed with a singular purpose, to continue building the Next New Jersey," Murphy said Tuesday in Trenton.

Murphy says the budget offers real solutions for New Jerseyans who have been struggling for the past few ...

JCP&L Files Rate Review to Continue Service Reliability Enhancements and Support Customer Assistance Programs

Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), today requested a review of its base electric rates by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU). The proposed rate adjustment supports an approximately $185 million investment that strengthens the energy grid, enhances the customer experience and funds new low-income and senior citizen customer ...

Saint Clare’s Health Celebrates Women’s History Month

March 23, 2023

We are proud to honor the women who have paved the way for Saint Clare's present and future.


Stanley B. Fiel, M.D., Named Chief Medical Officer of Morristown Medical Center

MARCH 21, 2023, MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Stanley Fiel, MD, FACP, FCCP, has been named Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the #1 hospital in New Jersey for five consecutive years. Dr. Fiel has served as interim CMO since May 2022.

“We are honored that Dr. Fiel will continue to play ...

Spring Art Exhibition Returns to Mayo Performing Arts Center

Randolph, NJ: Visitors to the Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) in Morristown this spring will be treated to a special exhibition of the creative work of County College of Morris (CCM) Visual Arts students.

The showcase of approximately 35 pieces will feature works in various mediums, including charcoal, ink, pastel, colored pencil, mixed media and digital. The exhibit, curated by CCM ...

Saint Clare’s Health Celebrates National Pulmonary Rehab Week

This week we celebrate Saint Clare’s Pulmonary Rehab team who deliver high-quality, compassionate care to our patients! Great job, everyone!


For 4th Consecutive Year, No County Tax Rate Increase in Morris

March 12, 2023

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The cost of living is up, but the Morris County Board of County Commissioners introduced a 2023 Budget with no increase in the tax rate for the fourth consecutive year. The commissioners will consider adoption of the 2023 Budget at their March 22 meeting.

“Without an increase in the tax rate, which is extremely important in these tough economic times, ...

Police Probing Deaths of Three in Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ – Police today found three Roxbury residents dead inside a Succasunna home in a normally peaceful subdivision, an incident that remains under investigation.

A heavy police presence remained through the day at 37 Justine Place, a home with a backyard that abuts the wooded West Morris Greenway. The Morris County Sheriff’s Office was accompanying Roxbury police at the ...

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Hundreds Attend Prayer Service for Victims of Morris County Murder-Suicide

March 13, 2023

ROXBURY, NJ – Succasunna resident Peter Ventricelli’s decision last week to kill his wife, his teenage son and himself should not bring a loss of faith in God and goodness, said Roxbury spiritual leaders at a Sunday prayer service for the lost family.

Almost 800 people attended the somber ceremony at St. Therese Catholic Church on Main Street. Mixed among prayers, songs and hymns ...

TAPinto Launches Local News and Digital Marketing Platform in Hanover Township, New Jersey

HANOVER TOWNSHIP, NJ — There's more local news for Morris County residents, with the launch of TAPinto Hanover Township.

Laura Ali is the owner and publisher of the new TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform, which started providing local news to the community in February. It is the 10th TAPinto site in Morris County.

Ali said local leaders reached out to her, saying ...

TAPinto Kenilworth Publisher Telina Cuppari Judges New Jersey's Best Pizza at Pizza Bowl III

CARLSTADT, NJ — If New Jersey's best pizza is going to be in one place, having a Guinness World Records holder for the most pizza items as a celebrity judge just makes sense.

TAPinto Kenilworth owner/publisher Telina Cuppari — who has 669 pizza-related items in her house — joined athletes, actors and members of the media to help judge New Jersey's best pizza at Pizza ...

Looking Forward

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

Do you think the fact that people are living longer is creating global opportunities? Well, you betcha! I forecasted this years ago in my book, "Successful Marketing to the 50+ Consumer" (Prentice-Hall).

As you'll hear from my guest ...