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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 ...

Christmas Film to be Shot in New Jersey; Extras Sought

August 4, 2021

UNION, NJ – Yes, it’s August.  Yes, it’s hot. But New Jersey residents are invited to don a winter coat, hat and gloves and become an extra in a Christmas movie being filmed in town this weekend.

According to producer Nicholas Levis, Union, New Jersey, will be prominently featured in the upcoming independent film, Who is Christmas Eve? And on Saturday, Aug. 7, ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

Atlantic Health System Launches Palliative Care Learning Collaborative Sponsored by Marquis Health Consulting Services $100K Donation Supports Education Initiative for Skilled Nursing Professionals

August 5, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System this summer launched a Community Palliative Care Learning Collaborative (C-PCLC) developed with financial support from Marquis Health Consulting Services and led by a team of Atlantic Health palliative care and integrated care experts. The initiative aims to provide resources to educate and ...

Atlantic Health System Recognized for Environmental Sustainability

Atlantic Health System one of only eight systems recognized nationwide

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System and each of its medical centers were recognized by Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care, highlighting the health system’s continued success in making its operations greener, even amid the ...

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 and 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.” ...

JCP&L Rallies Community around Special Needs Man, Family

Kecia Deveney’s family was among the millions of New Jersey residents to feel the brunt of Tropical Storm Isaias, including losing power at their Wall Township (Monmouth County) home. As the summer weather warmed in the storm’s wake, Deveney grew concerned about her son, Tucker, who suffered an anoxic brain injury as the result of a ...

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 ...