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Denville's Financial Future And Potential Trails On Town Agenda

May 18, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ - The May 17 Denville Township Council Meeting had a wide variety of topics spoken of across the hour, which was mostly taken up by a long open public section.

Brian Ko of Nisivoccia Accounting in Mt. Arlington gave a brief address during the public portion regarding how Denville has done financially. According to Ko, Denville has maintained its healthy fund balance and AAA Bond ...

Denville Residents Urged to Help with Blood Drive

May 17, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ – Hoping to help ease a critical need for blood donors, the Sunrise Rotary Club of Denville, the Denville Rotary Club and New Jersey Blood Services are sponsoring a blood drive this week.

The event will take place May 18, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Denville Municipal Building Community Room, 1 St. Mary's Place, Denville.

Those interested in helping can click here ...

Denville Stops Included in May Schedule for HOPE ONE Van

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The HOPE ONE van will be making several stops in Morris County during May including two in Denville.

The May schedule for the van is as follows:

May 2 Madison Train Station- 9am - 2pm
May 3 Boonton Walmart- 9am - 2pm
May 4 Wharton United Community Church
May 5 Turkey Brook Park in Mount Olive; 9am - 2pm
May 6 Interfaith Food Pantry in Morris Plains; 8am ...

CCM Offering a No-Cost Opportunity to Become a Certified Nurse Aide

May 15, 2022

RANDOLPH, NJ - In New Jersey, there is a demand for approximately 1,800 additional Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs). According to the New Jersey Hospital Association, that number is expected to grow by an additional 8,200 over the next decade. CNAs generally are employed in full-time jobs with benefits, including both health care and a 401(k).

At County College of Morris (CCM), qualified ...

Denville Rotary Among Those Thanked for Helping High Schoolers Build House

ROXBURY, NJ – The Denville Rotary Club was among those thanked Monday for helping Roxbury High School students build a Morris Habitat for Humanity house that will soon be moved to a prepared lot in Landing.

Several hundred people gathered for the event outside the high school’s Structural Design & Fabrication Lab, the place where students built the 2-piece, modular home. The ...

Patient Chatham Boys Lacrosse Team Beats Morris Knolls in States Play

May 22, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ -- No. 2 seed Chatham won 9-6 against No. 7 seed Morris Knolls in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Group 3 State boys lacrosse tournament quarterfinals on Saturday morning.

On a day that was getting hotter by the minute at Cougar Field, the team tried to keep as cool as possible and take its time on the offensive end. The strategy had nothing to do with the ...

Denville Boy Among Three Winners in Fishing Derby

DENVILLE, NJ - A youngster from Denville was one of three boys who came out winners for their age group in the recent Essex County Fishing Derby, said Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, Jr.

The boy, Ben Neglio, caught one fish during the May 19 tournament at Essex County Grover Cleveland Park, DiVincenzo said. So did Ryan Butler and Lucas Arnot, both from Caldwell.

But one fish was ...

Morris Catholic Bumped from County Finals

DENVILLE, NJ - The Denville-based Morris Catholic High School softball team on Sunday was eliminated from the Morris County Tournament (MCT) by Roxbury, the team it beat last year to win the tournament.

The Gaels of Roxbury advanced to the MCT finals by outlasting a pitcher's dual against the Crusaders. Playing at Landing Park in Roxbury, the Gaels got revenge for last year by ...

Denville Among Towns Seeing JCP&L Tree-Trimming

May 6, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ - Denville is among the many places in New Jersey that Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), is trimming trees.

The company is trimming trees across its 13-county service territory as part of its ongoing efforts to help enhance electric service reliability. This year’s $40 million program will help keep power flowing to ...

Denville Shop Among County Small Business Grant Recipients

DENVILLE,NJ - Mara’s Café & Bakery in Denville was visited this week and issued a check under a county program designed to help small businesses and nonprofits cope with some of the setbacks caused by the pandemic.

It’s National Small Business Week, and the Morris County Board of County Commissioners is observing the annual event by ...

Denville Among Morris County Towns Being Monitored by Mosquito Commission

May 1, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ – The Morris County Mosquito Commission wants you to know it has been closely monitoring mosquito populations in Morris County. Inspectors have been checking about 2,000 sites, treating for mosquito larvae, responding to service requests and trapping for adult mosquitoes.

Mary Avenue (Muriel Hepner Park) is one site that often draws the attention of the ...

Morris County Family Seeks Help for Couple Forced Out of Ukraine

May 18, 2022

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – A Morris County family is asking the public to help two refugees from the war in Ukraine who are now living in the area and dealing with health issues for which they have no medical insurance coverage.

A GoFundMe site, set up by Maya Deutch, hopes to raise $10,000 for the refugees, Lyudmila and Vladimir Yakimov. Deutch is the daughter of two Roxbury residents, ...

Former Denville Councilman Urges Support of Relay for Life

DENVILLE, NJ - Former Denville Councilman Doug Gabel returned to the council chambers on Tuesday to publicize the upcoming Morris County Relay for Life.

Gabel, who retired from the council after 2021, was joined at the podium by Coriann Mastropolo, a senior development manager at the American Cancer Society.

They said the event, in conjunction with the American Cancer ...

Six From Woman's Club of Denville-Rockaway Celebrate 'Excellent Women' at State Convention

DENVILLE, NJ - Six members of the GFWC Woman's Club of Denville-Rockaway area recently joined 350 club women, from 83 clubs across the state, for the 128th Annual New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs (NJSFWC) convention. 

Barbara McCloskey, from Rockaway, was elected NJSFWC President-Elect and Nancy Levy, also from Rockaway, was appointed chair of the NJSFWC Advocates ...

Annual Teen Arts Festival Returns to County College of Morris

May 19, 2022

RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) returned to its longstanding tradition of hosting the Morris County Teen Arts Festival, live and in-person, on Friday, May 13. The annual festival recognizes the work of outstanding young student artists and highlights the educators who encourage their creative spirits in the classroom.  

The event, sponsored by the Morris Area Arts ...

Coming Next Week to Denville: High School Musical Jr.

DENVILLE, N.J. - Students at Valleyview School will take to the stage two days next week to perform the school's annual musical.

This year, the students, under the direction of Miss Berkowitz, Mr. Priori and Mr. Rusyniak, will be performing Disney's "High School Musical Jr."

The show will take place Friday May 20, and Saturday May 21, at 7p.m. both days.  Tickets ...

Highlands Council OKs Grant for Denville Master Plan Update

April 28, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ - Pending approval by Gov. Phil Murphy, the township will receive a $15,000 grant from the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council (Highlands Council) to help pay for updating its Open Space Master Plan.

The council, on April 21, passed a resolution authorizing the grant. Only one member of the council, Michael Sebetich, voted against the resolution, according to ...

Denville Residents Asked to Help Find Missing Parsippany Man

May 23, 2022

DENVILLE, NJ – Denville residents are asked to help police find a 52-year-old man from Parsippany who went missing on Sunday.

Christopher Kaliszuk, who resides at 8 Mountain Meadow Circle, was last seen at 12:30 p.m. on May 22 as he left for a walk, possibly to a nearby gazebo.

Kaliszuk is a white male with blue eyes. He has messy, sandy blonde hair and facial stubble. He weighs ...

Police Seek Help Finding Missing Woman, Last Seen in West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Police are requesting the public's assistance in locating a woman who is missing.

The woman, identified only as "Caren" by police, was last seen walking out of the JCC on Northfield Avenue in West Orange on Friday, May 20 at around 11 a.m.

She was wearing a white shirt, purple pants, blue socks and sneakers. She does not drive, police ...

VIDEO: Active Shooter Simulation in Jersey City, Bordentown City Plant Could Grow into Marijuana Business, 'Greta's Run' in Westfield Returns and Montville Softball Wins County Title

May 23, 2022

NEW JERSEY - First responders in Jersey City hold an active shooter drill. Plus, the former Ocean Spray plant in Bordentown City could become home to a mariujana business. And, the Montville softball team wins its first county title. Also "'Greta's Run" memorial 5k returns to Westfield, which helps raise money for local charities. 

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VIDEO: Hasbrouck Heights Scouts Clean the Community, Scholarships Awarded in South Plainfield, Rahway Educator Honored and Westfield Boy Scout Proposes Life-Saving Station

NEW JERSEY - The Girl and Boy Scouts of Hasbrouck Heights join together to clean their community. Plus, several Girl Scouts in South Plainfield receive scholarships. Also, a Rahway superintendent is honored. And a Westfield Boy Scout proposes a life-saving station near a local pond.

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you ...

VIDEO: Film and TV Studio Proposed for Newark, Paterson Resident Leads Community Clean-up, Affordable Housing Opens in Elizabeth and Roxbury Student Habitat Home Transferred

NEW JERSEY - A $125 million dollar film and TV complex proposed in Newark. Plus, a Paterson native leads effort to clean up hometown. And, a house built by Roxbury students is transferred to a new lot while an affordable housing complex opens in Elizabeth. 

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland ...

New Jersey Republicans Propose Bills to Immediately Reimburse Thousands of Dollars in Surplus Money to Taxpayers

May 23, 2022

NEW JERSEY — Could New Jerseyans be getting a tax rebate?

The Republican members of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee are calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to commit to expanding tax relief. An update from State Treasurer Elizabeth Muoio showed a total of more than $9 billion of tax over collections in the current year and almost $7.8 billion more in revenue ...

Assemblywomen Introduce Bill Package Tightening Punishment for Car Thieves

NEW JERSEY — The Garden State Parkway was shut down last week for miles after a crash caused by a police chase involving a car that was reported stolen. One of the suspects fled on foot through Clark. Officers caught up with him, arrested him and three other suspects who were then turned over to State Police. 

A similar incident occurred a few days later in Holmdel, ...

Gov. Murphy Announces Police Licensing Proposal Aiming to Build Community Trust

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Aiming to “lift the unfair stigma” placed on law enforcement, Gov. Phil Murphy along with Acting Attorney General Matt Platkin announced a new police licensing program that will require all law enforcement officers hold a valid, active license issued by the Police Training Commission (PTC) in order to be employed in the ...

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CCM Celebrates Class of 2022 with an In-Person Commencement

May 23, 2022

Randolph, NJ - After two years of holding virtual commencement ceremonies due to the pandemic, CCM on Friday returned to the Mennen Arena to hold an in-person celebration for the Class of 2022 to recognize and celebrate its latest graduates. This year’s class consisted of approximately 1,200 graduates.

The Fifty-Third Commencement ceremony took place 10 a.m. to noon and was live ...

Atlantic Health System Welcomes Chief Clinical Officer

Atlantic Health System is pleased to announce the arrival of Suja Mathew, MD, FACP, as the system’s new Executive Vice President, Chief Clinical Officer. With decades of experience in clinical leadership and physician development, Dr. Mathew will work collaboratively to deliver innovative and high-quality care for patients across the region.

Working directly with Atlantic Health ...

Small Local Business Making a HUGE Difference

DENVILLE, NJ - On May 14, members of the Junk Doctors NJ team volunteered their time and resources to clean up debris and junk removal in Denville. The team removed large items such as truck tires, tarps and ac from local residences, as well as smaller items such as trash and recycling. The event was organized by the Denville Clean-Up Committee, and Junk Doctors NJ was proud to be a part of ...

30th Annual "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive Returns

On Saturday, May 14th Letter Carriers across the country will take part in their 30th Annual “Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive”. The drive, sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), is America’s largest one-day food collection event that provides millions of pounds of food to local hunger relief agencies. To help, all you need to do is place non-perishable food ...

Authorities: Roxbury Man Confessed in Child Porn Case

May 23, 2022

ROXBURY, NJ – After police searched his residence last month as part of an undercover investigation, a Succasunna man confessed to downloading child pornography, according to authorities.

The man, Igor Michael Terrero, 49, was arrested today, said U.S. Attorney Philip Sellinger in a press release. 

He said Terrero was charged with one count of distributing child ...

Jack McGreevey, a No-Nonsense Supporter of Veterans, Dead at 93

May 12, 2022

CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12.

He was 93.

Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the 19th legislative district, serving in the legislative office since 1998. He proudly wore his ...

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‘Calendar Girls’ Captivates at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ — This delightful play, set in Yorkshire, England, lends a risque air to the Women’s Institutes at a local church parish.

The play and film were based on a true story of middle-aged women who were seeking a fundraising idea for Leukemia Research.

They’re desperate to find a way to support their charities and somehow come up with the idea of ...

'Two Minutes with TAPinto' Features South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — This month's "Two Minutes with TAPinto" features TAPinto South Plainfield publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen.

When she started TAPinto South Plainfield, she worked full time as Regional Manager/Business Development for a bank. It became so successful that she was able to leave her banking career to focus on TAPinto full-time.

"I say this to all ...

Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...

Making The World Better Place for Nearly a BILLION People

Hi everyone. Today we’ll again discuss something that directly affects a significant percentage of the estimated 1.2 BILLION people around the world who have disabilities. If you are not one of these individuals, odds are they are one of your family members or friends.

I’m speaking about those who have “invisible” disabilities. In other words, they don’t use an ...