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What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Morris Plains Stop & Shop will Provide Electric Vehicle Fueling Stations to Shoppers

July 27, 2021

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ – The Morris Plains Stop & Shop is now providing electric vehicle fueling stations for shoppers. Customers now will be able to charge their cars free of charge while shopping.

Stop & Shop has partnered with Volta Industries, Inc. (“Volta Charging”) to install electric vehicle charging stations at its stores across the Northeast. Stop ...

Bacteria in Water Closes Beach at Hopatcong State Park

ROXBURY, NJ — It’s a beautiful day for the beach, but not the one at Hopatcong State Park in Roxbury.

The state, which owns and manages the park in Landing, has closed the popular summer swimming site until further notice due to elevated levels of bacteria in the water.

A representative would not say whether the closure is due to Escherichia coli (E. coli) a harmful algal bloom ...

A Happy Ceremony as Roxbury Heralds Mall Metamorphosis

ROXBURY, NJ — After moving to Roxbury to become township manager about four years ago, John Shepherd brought his family to the former Ledgewood Mall. At festivities today celebrating the new shopping center that replaced the old mall, Shepherd recalled that day.

He said his 16-year-old daughter, upon entering the rundown Ledgewood Walmart — since replaced with a new ...

Berkshire Valley Road Reopens as Rail Span is Fixed

ROXBURY, NJ — Berkshire Valley Road in Roxbury, closed to through traffic Tuesday after a truck damaged a railroad trestle, is being reopened to traffic.

Only one lane of travel will be available at the section near the trestle, with automatic traffic lights controlling the alternating flow.

“The road is essential for commercial truck traffic, especially to keep the commercial ...

NJ HEROES TOO: A Successful Deployment of Publicly-Engaged Scholarship to Conduct COVID-19 Testing in Black and Latinx Communities

July 22, 2021

NEW JERSEY -- With the continual emergence of variants of the coronavirus, COVID-19 testing remains relevant, especially in Black and Latinx communities where the rate of vaccination is low. NJ HEROES TOO has devised an effective methodology of reaching members of communities that have been most adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

NJ HEROES TOO, an acronym for New Jersey Healthcare ...

Moody's Investors Service Upgrades New Jersey's Status

TRENTON, NJ – Moody's Investors Service has upgraded New Jersey's status to positive from stable.

“The state has responded to a brightening revenue and liquidity picture with several actions reflecting a recent commitment to addressing more aggressively its liability burdens, demonstrating improved fiscal governance and management. These actions include debt reduction and ...

Motor Vehicle Commission Refers Text Message Phishing Scam for Investigation

NEW JERSEY — Authorities are warning the public to beware of a phishing scam in which the fraudster poses as a state agency seeking to “validate” your driver’s license.

The Westfield Police Department on Tuesday posted a screenshot of the text message in which the fraudster first identifies as the New Jersey Department of Transportation and requests personal ...

‘Her Life Will Be Celebrated’: Remains of Rahway Woman, 24, Found in Tennessee

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The mother of a Rahway child, who was the subject of an Amber Alert Friday, has been found dead in Tennessee, and charges are pending for the father who is suspected of abducting the mother and son, authorities said Sunday.

The father, Tyler Rios, 27, of Highland Park, is charged with first-degree kidnapping in connection with the alleged abduction of 2-year-old ...

Recall Alert: Give and Go Muffins Recalled Due to Potential Listeria Contamination

July 25, 2021

A voluntary nationwide recall of Give and Go Muffin products has been announced because some products might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, said the company representatives. Muffins baked by Give and Go are sold under several brand names including many in Morris County. 

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal ...

Morristown Medical Center Receives Reverification from the American College of Surgeons as a Level 1 Trauma Center

July 22, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has been reverified as a Level I Trauma Center through 2024 by the Verification Review Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). This achievement recognizes Morristown Medical Center’s dedication to providing superior care for the most seriously injured patients. This marks ...

Local Artist Exhibits “Urania’s Mirror” at County College of Morris

RANDOLPH, NJ -- Joseph Losavio, a contemporary, visionary painter, is exhibiting, ‘Urania’s Mirror’ at the County College of Morris (CCM) Art & Design Gallery.

The collection of 32 astronomical star chart cards incorporate illustrations based on Alexander Jamiesons’s “A Celestial Atlas,” also known as “a view of the Heavens.” ...

CCM Builds upon its Mission as the Community’s College

RANDOLPH, NJ -- Coming through the other side of the pandemic, County College of Morris (CCM) is poised to continue changing lives and strengthening communities with more momentum than ever. As the community’s college, CCM’s strong student success rates and innovative career-focused programs provide pathways for anyone aspiring to secure a better future and be part of something ...

Dr. Ih-Ping Huang Unravels the Mysteries of Gall Bladders and Hernias on Saint Clare's Health Online Series, "Let's Talk Health"

Watch "Unraveling the Mysteries of Gall Bladders and Hernias" featuring Dr. Ih-Ping Huang, president, medical staff and general surgeon, Saint Clare’s Health, as he discusses diagnoses, treatments and surgeries.

This video from the Saint Clare’s Health online series, "Let’s Talk Health," hosted by Brian Finestein, chief executive officer of Saint ...

New Jersey Dentist Provides Painless Non-Invasive Laser Treatment for Sleep Apnea

July 26, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Dr. Joseph DalBon of the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry spoke with TAPintoTV to discuss a new painless laser oral treatment created to alleviate sleep apnea.

“Sleep apnea is a condition where the patient is waking up during the night and unable to breathe that can cause a number of serious health issues,” he said. Some of these health issues ...

What Are The Three Types of Electric Vehicles? Hybrid, PHEV and BEV

WAYNE, NJ -- General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, Peter Spina, Jr., spoke with TAPintoTV about the three kinds of electric vehicles in the automotive marketplace; Hybrid, PHEV, and BEV. 

Hybrid vehicles have gas and electric engines but no plug-in charging functionality. “The system charges itself through regenerative braking,” Spina explained. “It harnesses the kinetic ...

TAPinto Denville Franchisee Joins Senior Team of African American Chamber of Commerce of NJ

DENVILLE, NJ -- The African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (AACCNJ) announced the addition of Ferlanda Fox Nixon, Esq. -- franchisee, publisher, and editor of TAPinto Denville -- as chief of policy and government affairs. 

AACCNJ is a proactive advocacy group that provides a platform for New Jersey’s African-American business leaders to speak with a ...

Lifelong Journalist Finds Way To Keep News Passion Alive By Launching TAPinto Chatham

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - To reporters, news is more than a job, it’s a passion. For Ed Barmakian, news is his whole life. And when he saw his passion was in danger, he found a way to evolve to meet the times rather than lose what he loves. 

Barmakian launched TAPinto Chatham in July of 2013. He had recently retired from the Star Ledger after 33 as a sports journalist and editor. His ...

Immunotherapy Provides More Options in Treatment of Advanced Melanoma

A decade ago, a diagnosis of metastatic melanoma was often tantamount to a death sentence: the five-year survival rate was below 5%. Advances in treatment have vastly altered that narrative. As director of Atlantic Health System’s Atlantic Melanoma Center, I have witnessed the long-term survival rate improve tenfold, and effective treatments continue to be developed.

The Atlantic ...