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NJ Cannabis Commission Updates Local Gov't Officials on Regulatory Issues

November 24, 2021

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ -- Executives from the state's Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC) at the NJ League of Municipalities last week provided an overview of the newly adopted regulations to implement the legalization of adult recreational use of marijuana. The panel session, moderated by the president of the NJ League of Municipalities, Clinton Mayor Janice Kovach, featured CRC ...

Denville Council Sounds Off on Franklin Ave. Bridge Weight Decrease

DENVILLE, NJ – If Tuesday’s town meeting is anything to go by, the Denville Township Council was unhappy about the recent weight decrease at the Franklin Avenue bridge.

The bridge, which four years ago caused major traffic disruption when its allowed weight was decreased to seven tons, had its limit further decreased to six tons early this November on the order of NJ Transit.

Denville Residents, Stay Vigilant; First Omicron Variant Case Confirmed in NJ

December 4, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy and Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli announced the State Department of Health has confirmed a case of the omicron variant in a traveler to the state. The person has been identified by the state as an adult female, who is a fully vaccinated resident from Georgia, and had recently traveled to South Africa.

She tested positive on November 28 and ...

World Health Organization Announces Discovery of New COVID Variant

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a press release Friday announcing that the World Health Organization (WHO) has detected a new COVID-19 “variant of concern” that’s spreading in South Africa.

Confirmed cases of the variant were first found in seven countries: Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa ...

Recall Alert: Old Spice and Secret Aerosol Spray Antiperspirants Recalled Due to Benzene

All lots of specific Old Spice and Secret aerosol spray antiperspirants and Old Spice Below Deck aerosol spray products, with an expiration date through September 2023, have been recalled, announced The Proctor & Gamble Company. The products were recalled due to the presence of benzene.

Benzene, according to the FDA, is classified as a human carcinogen. Exposure to benzene can ...

NJIT Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Program Ranks Best in State, says Princeton Review

November 28, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — New Jersey Institute of Technology's Martin Tuchman School of Management (MTSM) is the top school in New Jersey for undergraduate entrepreneurship and one of the top programs in the nation, according to a new ranking by The Princeton Review.

The Princeton Review ranked MTSM at No. 34 in the nation. The school, founded in 1988, also ranked No. 7 in the ...

Bowling: Morris Knolls Competes in 10th Annual Tom Irwin Memorial Crusader Classic

December 5, 2021

DENVILLE, NJ – It was a day of “firsts” for the Morris Knolls High School bowling team – including one that got away.

Junior Jake Stevenson’s 275 was the second-highest individual game posted in the 10th annual Tom Irwin Memorial Crusader Classic held on Friday, Dec. 3, at Bowler City Lanes in Hackensack.

Stevenson’s third-game 275 included a string of ...

Bowling: Morris Tech Competes in Tom Irwin Crusader Bowling Classic

DENVILLE, NJ – Morris County School of Technology sophomore Amelia Lemanowicz posted the second-best single game and second-best series in the Girls Division of the 10th annual Tom Irwin Crusader Bowling Classic held on Friday, Dec. 3, at Bowler City Lanes in Hackensack.

Lemanowicz posted a 225 in her first game of the day and finished with a three-game series of 604 to take second ...

Ice Hockey: Morris Knolls-Hills Defeats Morristown-Beard

DENVILLE, NJ – Morris Knolls-Hills hockey coach Tim Kepler stopped short of calling it “sweet revenge” but he had to admit his team’s 7-1 victory over Morristown-Beard on Friday, Dec. 3, at Mennen Arena in Morris Township was a huge confidence builder.

Luke Dickerson scored three goals and Aiden Marvin had 18 saves to lead the Golden Eagles to their second victory in as ...

Shopping Tips for the 2021 Holiday Season of Giving

November 26, 2021

DENVILLE, NJ -- As Thanksgiving passes, and Jingle Bells starts playing on the radio, the holiday shopping season is upon us.

A recent WalletHub study dove into the tendencies of holiday shopping:

Macy’s, JCPenney, and Belk are 2021’s Best Places to Shop on Black Friday, offering an average discount of at least 56.7%.
Around 11% of items at major retailers will be more ...

Shop Small, Shop Denville on Small Business Saturday®

DENVILLE, NJ - Small Business Saturday®, Nov. 27, is a day when shopping small and locally can help make a difference for many small businesses in Denville and beyond this holiday season.

American Express created Small Business Saturday in 2010, and the U.S Small Business Administration has co-sponsored the initiative since 2015, to show appreciation for and to support small local ...

Denville Nonprofits Can Apply for Junior League of Morristown Community Grant, Jan. 1

December 1, 2021

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -- The Junior League of Morristown (JLM) will be accepting grant applications from community nonprofit organizations in the greater Morris and Somerset counties. Applications open Jan. 1, 2022, and will close Jan. 31, 2022.

The JLM grant program provides community grant awards to nonprofit community organizations to support projects that are consistent with JLM’s ...

2021 Toy Drive by Denville Social Services is Underway

DENVILLE, NJ -- New and unwrapped toys for children 0-13 years old can be donated through Dec. 17 at local businesses and through Dec. 19 at the Denville Municipal Building (1 Saint Mary's Place).

Local drop-off locations include:

Goldfish Swim School, Denville Commons 3130 Route 10 West #15
Denville Hardware, 20 Firstt Avenue
Danceworks, 469 E. Main Street
Anchor Ace Hardware, 320 ...

#GIVINGTUESDAY is Tuesday, Nov. 30; How Will You Give?

DENVILLE, NJ - On Thanksgiving, we give thanks. On Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we shop for bargains. On Small Business Saturday, we support local businesses. Since 2012, on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, we give back on Giving Tuesday or #GivingTuesday.

This year, #GivingTuesday is Nov. 30. It provides an opportunity to celebrate generosity and affords charities, families, ...

Gingerbread Wonderland Canceled for 2021

November 14, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- The Frelinghuysen Arboretum has canceled this year's Gingerbread Wonderland. 

"The event this year is canceled with the hope that we will return to an in-person and well-attended platform in the fall of 2022," stated organizers. 

The inability to create space between attendees contributed to the organization's decision to cancel the ...

Morris Knolls Theater Presents "Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind"

DENVILLE, NJ -- Morris Knolls High School will present Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind: 30 Plays in 60 Minutes by Greg Allen as its fall theatrical production. Show times are Nov. 18-20, at 7 p.m., with a Saturday matinee on Nov. 20, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 and must be purchased online at ShowTix4U. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

Morris Knolls shared the following ...

New Jersey Date Night: Celebrate Hanukkah With Some of NJ’s Best Doughnuts

November 27, 2021

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

Whether you personally celebrate Hanukkah or have friends who do, there are a lot of takeaways from this well-known yet not major Jewish holiday. Much like an action film of today, Hanukkah features conflict between the Maccabees and the Seleucids, a sacred temple as a backdrop and of course a supply chain ...

All About the Thanksgiving Side Dish Green Bean Casserole

NEW JERSEY — Green Bean Casserole, that Thanksgiving Day staple since the 1950s, was invented right here in New Jersey. If you have some on your table Thursday night, you can thank Campbell’s recipe developer Dorcas Reilly, who Campbell’s refers to as the “Grandmother of Green Bean Casserole.”

Some other facts about green bean casserole to share around the ...

'Tis the Season to Drive Sober, Denville: Police Begin Holiday Crackdown

December 5, 2021

DENVILLE, NJ -- Police throughout New Jersey will be cracking down on drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs as part of the annual end-of-year “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” statewide campaign. Now through Saturday, Jan 1, 2022, local, county and state law enforcement officials will conduct saturation patrols and sobriety checkpoints looking for motorists who may be driving ...

Jack Ciattarelli Concedes Governor's Race to Phil Murphy, Vows to Run Again in 2025

November 13, 2021

RARITAN BOROUGH, NJ — "I hate to lose."

Republican Jack Ciattarelli conceded the Governor's race Friday afternoon in his hometown of Raritan Borough.

"I called Governor Murphy earlier today and congratulated him on his re-election and wished him well in serving the people of New Jersey," Ciattarelli said at a news conference.

Moments later, he told ...

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Morris County Pair Arrested in Narcotics Investigation; Methamphetamine Seized

December 3, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Barbara Maronpot, 67, and Christopher Gallaway, 48, both of Morristown, have been arrested following a narcotics investigation, announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph K. Kimker, and Hanover Police Chief Michael Loock.

According to police, a package, addressed to a hotel in Hanover Township, contained approximately ...

Newark Police Officer Fatally Struck Pedestrian, Attempted to Desecrate Body, Authorities Say

November 25, 2021

NEWARK, NJ – A Newark police officer has been charged with reckless vehicular homicide, desecrating human remains and related charges for hitting a pedestrian on the Garden State Parkway, according to authorities. 

Newark Police Officer Louis Santiago, 25, of Bloomfield, was charged on Wednesday after he fatally struck a pedestrian, left the scene, then came back and ...

Recall Alert: Birds Eye Broccoli Tots Recalled Due to Presence of Small Rocks and Metal Fragments

November 30, 2021

Birds Eye Broccoli Tots have been recalled due to potential presence of small rocks and metal fragments in the product, announced Conagra Brands, Inc. The recall was initiated after the company received calls from consumers.

The recalled products are:

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CCM Department of Music, Performing Arts & Music Technologies Faculty Recitation Opportunity to Watch Award-Winning Music Professors

December 4, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ -- Join the Department of Music, Performing Arts & Music Technologies at County College of Morris (CCM) as it presents a faculty recitation, featuring outstanding and award-winning professors performing musical works of art.

The Spotlight on Music: Faculty Recitation takes place Tuesday, December 7, at 12:30 p.m. in the Music Technology Center Performance Lab on the CCM ...

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Expanded Partnership Between CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System Approved by State of New Jersey

MORRISTOWN, NJ – In a step that clears the way for completion of a unique model for health system co-ownership, New Jersey Superior Court Judge Joseph Quinn has accepted New Jersey Acting Attorney General Andrew Bruck’s approval of CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System’s plans to expand their successful partnership. Approved under the Community Health Care ...

Board of Trustees at County College of Morris Elect Officers

RANDOLPH, NJ — The County College of Morris (CCM) Board of Trustees held its annual reorganization meeting on November 16 and elected its officers.

Elected were Jeffrey M. Advokat, Esq. as chair; George J. Milonas as vice chair; Jack N. Frost, Esq. as treasurer; and Dr. Barbara L. Hadzima as secretary.

Appointed to the CCM Board of Trustees ...

Dickens Village in Maplewood NJ Celebrates the 2021 Holiday Season Starting on December 4th

November 29, 2021

MAPLEWOOD,  NJ -- Dickens Village, an annual Maplewood NJ tradition, returns to Ricalton Square this week and will be open to the public from 1pm - 4pm on December 4th, 11th and 18th.

In celebration of the yearly event, TAPintoTV takes a look back at Stephanie Willoughby's visit to Dickens Village in 2019, and the community tradition of re-creating the village from ...

Producing User Generated Content: Tips and Tricks

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