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Area Musicians Organize Benefit Concert for Scott Miller

November 6, 2018

LONG VALLEY, NJ – A benefit concert will take place Sat., Nov. 10, for Scott Miller, a local drummer and percussion instructor who became partially paralyzed in January after suffering a stroke during a performance.

The 7:30 p.m. concert will happen at St. Mark’s Parish in Long Valley. Tickets will be $30 per person collected at the door and all proceeds will go toward ...

Sneak Peek at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day 2018 Parade Balloons

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – Holiday season anticipation was in the air – literally – as balloons and robotic floats to be used in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade were being tested on Nov. 3 in a parking lot behind Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford.

Christmas magic was made as the balloons came to life in front of an informal gathering of more than 1,000 ...

Morris Knolls Boys Soccer Final Moved to 8pm on Nov. 17

November 16, 2018

ROCKAWAY, NJ – The Morris Knolls boys soccer NJSIAA Group 4 final against Washington Township has been moved to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, due to Thursday’s snowstorm.

 

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Morris Knolls Boys Soccer Headed to NJSIAA Group 4 Championship

SOMERSET, NJ – After shutting out Elizabeth 3-0 on Nov. 13, Morris Knolls boys soccer will face Washington Township in the championship round of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Group 4 Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 17 at Kean University. The Golden Eagles’ last trip to the state finals was 49 years ago.

Considered an underdog throughout the entire state ...

Morris Knolls Football Falls to Wayne Hills 42-7

WAYNE, NJ – Morris Knolls’ football season came to an end with a 42-7 loss to Wayne Hills on Nov. 9. Top-seed Wayne Hills took the lead in the first quarter of the semifinals of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association, North Jersey, Section 1, Group 4 playoffs and continued to dominate thereafter.

Senior quarterback Connor Chegwidden scored fourth-seed Morris ...

Morris County Chamber of Commerce Honors Local Businesses and County Administrator Bonanni

October 26, 2018

FLORHAM PARK, NJ -- Four local business leaders and Morris County Administrator John Bonanni were honored this week by the Morris County Chamber of Commerce at its annual Economic Outlook Luncheon on Oct. 24 at the Park Savoy Estate in Florham Park.

Casey Carpenter, founder of the Sales Breakthrough Coach, received the Solo Entrepreneur Award.

"What happens in your business ...

Downtown Denville Elects 2019 Board of Directors

DENVILLE, NJ -- The Downtown Denville Business Improvement District (BID) elected its Board of Directors for 2019 at its most recent public meeting, held at Denville Townhall on October 23. Tom Dean of Norman Dean Funeral Home, Megan Olenowski of Sisters and Surprises in Store, and Kristin Pamperin of The Urban Muse were elected in the Downtown Property Owner Category. Jenn Fox of Dash of ...

Enroll Now for Winterim and Spring 2019 at County College of Morris, Apply Today to Take Advantage of the Best Selection of Courses

November 14, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ — Applications for both the Winterim and Spring 2019 semesters are now being accepted at County College of Morris (CCM). By applying early, students are presented with the best opportunity to enroll in classes that take place on the days and times that best fit their schedules. Enrolling in Winterim classes also is a good way to stay on track to graduate.

 Two Winterim ...

Newly Elected Denville BOE Member Katie Gould Is up for the Challenge

DENVILLE, NJ – TAPinto Denville caught up with Katie Gould, soon to be the newest member of the Denville Board of Education following last week’s general election, to ask a few questions about the campaign process and her role on the board. Here are her responses:

TAPinto: Can you share your thoughts on the overall election campaign process given you ran uncontested?

KG: I had ...

School Bus Safety Legislation Clears NJ State Senate

TRENTON, NJ –- The New Jersey State Senate cleared ten bills on Oct. 28 aimed at improving bus safety and accident response, making bus drivers and companies more accountable and requiring every student to carry an identification card at school-sponsored, off-campus activities.

The school bus safety package was sponsored by  State Senator and Senate Transportation Committee ...

Jets Player, Quincy Enunwa To Host Toy Drive At The Meadowlands on Dec. 3

November 16, 2018

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — NY Jets wide receiver, Quincy Enunwa, will host a U.S. Marine Toys For Tots Holiday Toy Drive on Monday, Dec. 3 at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment. 

Enunwa will meet and greet guests who bring a new unwrapped toy to donate. FOX5 Sportscaster Tina Cervasio will emcee and race horse owner Larry Roman will sponsor toys. 

Toys for Tots and Quincy ...

Blood Shortage - Donate in 5 Morris County Locations

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Currently there is a severe blood shortage, said the American Red Cross. The organization is seeking blood and platelet donors to avoid delays in medical care for patients. 

During September and October, the Red Cross collected more than 21,000 fewer blood and platelet donations than what hospitals needed. Blood donors of all blood types, especially ...

Denville Thanksgiving Food Drive Ends Fri. Nov. 16

DENVILLE, NJ – The annual Denville food drive is underway and concludes Friday, Nov. 16. Donations are needed to help local families in need. Requested items include the traditional Thanksgiving fixings like frozen turkeys and hams, turkey gravy, stuffing mix, canned yams and sweet potatoes, root vegetables (onions, potatoes, carrots), beans (canned or dried), canned fruit, flour, sugar, ...

Forecasters Blew It, Rutgers Climatologist Says of the Storm

November 16, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The autumn snowstorm on Nov. 15 hit much harder than weather forecasts predicted, the worst of it when most people would be on the roads for the evening rush hour, said Rutgers University professor and state climatologist David Robinson.

"The weather forecast was incorrect. I'm not a forecaster and I don't like to throw darts, but it was a blown forecast," ...

Morris County Man Receives Distinguished Golden Spike Award

RANDOLPH, NJ -- Russell J. Nee was the honored recipient of the distinguished Golden Spike Award from the September 11 National Memorial Trail Alliance, which he received at a ceremony in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, at the site of Flight 93 crash.

Nee, who resides in Randolph is a dedicated firefighter and has served for more than 25 years with Randolph Company #2 ...

JCP&L Update: FirstEnergy Utilities Deploying Additional Resources in Advance of East Coast Storm

DENVILLE, NJ -- FirstEnergy Corp. utilities are preparing to deploy more than 1,000 line workers, damage assessors, hazard responders and forestry personnel to New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania in advance of high winds forecast to hit the east coast beginning late Friday. Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) in New Jersey and Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed) in eastern ...

Newly Elected Denville BOE Member Katie Gould Is up for the Challenge

November 13, 2018

DENVILLE, NJ – TAPinto Denville caught up with Katie Gould, soon to be the newest member of the Denville Board of Education following last week’s general election, to ask a few questions about the campaign process and her role on the board. Here are her responses:

TAPinto: Can you share your thoughts on the overall election campaign process given you ran uncontested?

KG: I had ...

Morris County Marine's Reflection on Veteran's Day

RANDOLPH, NJ -- On this Veterans Day, as with all Veterans Days, I am eternally grateful for the thanks and well-wishes of all those who have taken the time to express their gratitude. It was my honor to be a Marine, and I am proud to have served a country that does not take its service members for granted.

But that was always not the case. Where I received hugs and adoration upon returning ...

Denville Resident Smith Retains Freeholder Seat; Gould Joins Denville School Board

DENVILLE, NJ – The unofficial results of the 2018 general election have been reported with the following outcomes:

Incumbent Robert Menendez (D) has been re-elected to serve another six years as a U.S. senator.

Mikie Sherrill (D) will serve in the U.S. House of Representatives, 11th Congressional District, for a two-year term.

Incumbent Ann F. Grossi, Esq. (R) ...

MedExpress Urgent Care Comes to Rockaway

November 8, 2018

ROCKAWAY, NJ – MedExpress Urgent Care, a walk-in neighborhood health care provider, has collaborated with Atlantic Health System to open a new urgent care center in Rockaway on Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 346 Route 46.

To mark the opening, the Rockaway center will offer free flu shots to patients ages four and older through Nov. 13.

The new center joins 10 existing MedExpress neighborhood ...

Taking Care of the Caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month

DENVILLE, NJ -- More than 41 million people in the U.S. serve as unpaid caregivers to seniors, and that number is expected to grow as the population ages. In New Jersey, the number of people age 65 and up is projected to increase 48 percent, accounting for 20 percent of the Garden State’s residents by 2034 compared to less than 15 percent in 2014, according to the state Department of Labor ...

Daylight Saving Time: Paying the Price for the Extra Hour of Sleep

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Helmut Zarbl, an expert in circadian rhythm and its influence on sleep-wake cycles, hormone release, eating habits and more, says we pay the price for that extra hour of sleep - daylight saving time disrupts our biological clocks and affects our health.

Daylight saving time was introduced in Europe and the United States after World War I as part of an effort to ...

Five Steps this Fall to a More Beautiful Landscape

November 3, 2018

DENVILLE, NJ -- Don’t let a busy schedule stop you from creating a beautiful landscape. Incorporate a few of these changes into your fall landscape care. You’ll create beautiful results with a limited investment of time and effort.

Cut the grass, recycle fall leaves, and improve the soil with a pass of the lawn mower.   Shred leaves and leave them on the lawn as you ...

Plan and Plant this Fall for Three Months of Spring Color

DENVILLE, NJ -- It’s time to think spring and get busy planning and planting for months of colorful blooms.

The key to getting a continuous parade of spring flowers is to plant bulbs that bloom at different times. Include some early, mid and late spring bloomers. You’ll enjoy the burst of color and sustained beauty that spring-flowering bulbs can provide.

When you think early ...

New Program Allows Morris County K-9's to Receive Same Services as Human Responders

November 16, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Law enforcement dogs will now be offered the same services as human responders thanks to a new program unveiled on Nov. 16. This first-of-its-kind program offers medical support and care for the county’s front-line law enforcement K-9’s that work alongside the Sheriff’s Office response teams in critical situations.

“We have our dogs going up ...

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect - Driving Tips / No Parking on Snow Covered Roads / Clear Sidewalks

DENVILLE, NJ – The Denville Police Department issued the following weather advisory on Nov. 15:

“During [t]he season's first winter storm … , we would like to remind everyone to drive extra cautious if you need to travel during the storm. Remember to drive at a slower/safe speed, give yourself extra distance between vehicles, and expect your stopping distance to ...

Denville Police Advisory: Information regarding Door-to-Door Solicitation Requirements/Violations

DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Police Department issued the following advisory on Nov. 14 regarding recent door-to-door solicitations in Denville by employees of an energy company:

"The Township has recently received complaints regarding employees of an energy company going door-to-door and requesting to view residents' electric bills. As per Township Ordinance, these employees must ...

UPDATE: Shoppes at Union Hill in Denville Now Accessible

November 16, 2018

DENVILLE, NJ -- Denville Police Department has reported that the Shoppes at Union Hill now are accessible. There was a gas leak, which has been contained. Certain stores might remain closed, however.

 

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All Stores at Shoppes at Union Hill in Denville are Closed

DENVILLE, NJ -- Denville Police Department has reported the temporary closing of all stores at the Shoppes at Union Hill due to Denville Fire Department activity on Nov. 16. There is no access to the entire complex.

Updates to the status will be shared as they become available.

 

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Winter Weather Advisory in Effect - Driving Tips / No Parking on Snow Covered Roads / Clear Sidewalks

DENVILLE, NJ – The Denville Police Department issued the following weather advisory on Nov. 15:

“During [t]he season's first winter storm … , we would like to remind everyone to drive extra cautious if you need to travel during the storm. Remember to drive at a slower/safe speed, give yourself extra distance between vehicles, and expect your stopping distance to ...

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Kosher Food Isn't Boring

November 15, 2018

SECAUCUS, NJ -- Just ask the more than 300 exhibitors at Kosherfest, the world's largest kosher-certified trade show held on Nov. 14 and 15 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ.

Jackie Lieberman spoke with representatives from the leading innovators in the industry, including Manischewitz — a household name that's based right here in the Garden ...

Missing Mountain Lakes Boy is Found

November 13, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Thomas Kolding, a 15-year-old from Mountain Lakes who left home Oct. 30, has been found, said authorities today.

In a brief joint statement that offered no details about the matter, Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp, Mountain Lakes Police Chief Shawn Bennet and Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of Investigations Stephen F. Wilson Jr., said the boy ...

Warren County Teen Gets 'Once-In-A-Lifetime Chance' to Show Horses in Czech Republic

November 15, 2018

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — How far can an Appaloosa horse take you? For one New Jersey teen — all the way to the Czech Republic.

Alexis Grogan, a high school senior from Hackettstown, New Jersey, has been an active member of the Appaloosa Horse Club since 2013. “This year through the club, I was selected and given a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel to the Czech Republic ...

Cranberries -- They’re Not Just for Thanksgiving Anymore; Rutgers Researcher Breaks Down Their Health Benefits

November 17, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Amy Howell, a Rutgers expert in the health benefits of cranberries, can provide insight on this popular tart berry just in time for Thanksgiving dinner.

For centuries, cranberries have had a reputation for boosting health, dating back to Native-Americans who used them to treat urinary tract infections as well as wounds and other ailments. In more recent years, the ...

Suspect Arrested for Theft, Forgery and Impersonation

November 7, 2018

DENVILLE, NJ – On Nov. 2, at approximately 15:35 hours, Denville Police responded to Chase Bank on Diamond Spring Road for a report of a male attempting to deposit a fraudulent check. Denville Police located the suspect, Earvin Somersall. After a brief investigation, Somersall was arrested and ultimately charged with three counts of theft, two counts of forgery and one count of ...

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Morristown Medical Center Becomes First Hospital to Implement BEACON Advanced Energy Laser System

Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has become the first hospital to implement the BEACON Advanced Energy Laser System, a unique tissue-sparing, CO2 laser-driven system which enables physicians to conduct complex surgeries in space-restricted areas of the body with greater accuracy and precision than ever before.

While flexible fiber-based CO2 surgery has long ...

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AtlantiCast: Episode 22

On this week’s AtlantiCast, learn how Atlantic Health System is accelerating the pace of medical breakthroughs in the fight against cancer, AHS and the New York Jets make a crucial catch, meet New Jersey’s only cardiac “Shock Team,” find out some key warning signs to know if you have Thyroid Cancer and much more!

 

NeedQuest Hosts Thera-Palooza Special Needs Event for Families and Providers

November 13, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Thera-Palooza, a special needs therapy fair, was held here recently at the Hilton Garden Inn. 

“Thera-Palooza is an experiential event for families with loved ones with special needs,” said Leslie Crowe, the founder of NeedQuest, a local directory of special needs resources, and the organizer of Thera-Palooza. “At this event, we are bringing ...