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Denville Families Receive Meals from U.S. Foods, Mansion at Mountain Lakes

May 8, 2020

DENVILLE, NJ -- On May 4 and 6, about 30 families in Denville Township received cooked dinners from U.S. Foods and the Mansion at Mountain Lakes. St. Peter’s Orphanage in Denville, the Mt. Lakes Police Department, and Victoria and Mews in Boonton also received meals.

“We are very happy to help out anyone however we can,” said Nancy Kohl, a Denville ...

Feature Your Special Student on TAPinto Denville

DENVILLE, NJ -- With school buildings closed for the rest of the academic year and students missing out on a number of milestones, including kindergarten, eighth grade, high school, and college graduations as well as sports seasons, TAPinto Denville is offering parents of local students the opportunity to share their child's achievements with our readers.

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Denville Recreation, Social Services Provide Updates during Pandemic

DENVILLE, NJ -- With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing, residents are looking for updates in every area of the Denville community. The Denville Township Recreation Department finds itself in a position where its members must sit and wait to see what will happen in the next few weeks.

“One thing in the works is a program that will take place through a video conferencing application ...

Community Partner during a Time of Crisis--CCM Fulfilling its Mission

RANDOLPH, NJ – Since their formation, community colleges have seen their communities through many challenging times, including the training of veterans from World War II and the unemployed during the Great Recession of 2007-09. During this current time of crisis, community colleges, their faculty, students, graduates, staff and administration once again are making significant impacts in ...

Inside Morris County’s First COVID-19 Drive-Though Testing Site

RANDOLPH, NJ -- Morris County’s first community-based testing site for COVID-19 opened on Mon., March 30, at the Randolph campus of the County College of Morris (CCM). Through a partnership with Atlantic Health System, the drive-through site is free and only available to residents of Morris County who have prescriptions from medical doctors or healthcare providers and pre-scheduled ...

Morris County Summarizes New Jersey Stay-at-Home Executive Order 107

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ -- The Executive Order (Read the full Executive Order) issued by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy over the weekend further expands restrictions on public outings, prohibits gatherings for parties and celebrations, and requires all New Jersey residents to remain at home or their place of residence with limited exceptions.

The following is an easy-to-follow summary of ...

All Denville Twp Parks and Playgrounds Closed until Further Notice

DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Police Department has announced that as of 1 p.m., Sun., March 15, all Denville parks and playgrounds are closed until further notice. The closure is strictly for precautionary purposes.


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Lots Happening in March at Saint Francis Residential Community

DENVILLE, NJ – Mark your calendar. Saint Francis Residential Community will host a memory café, blood drive and open house this month.

The memory café, a free program organized by Arden Courts and facilitated by Andrea Cohn Morris, will focus on how to reduce isolation often felt by people with dementia and their caregivers and families. Scheduled for Wed., March 18, 5:30 ...

4th Annual Polar Plunge Raises Nearly $20,000 for Denville S.P.A.R.K.

DENVILLE, NJ -- More than 60 Denville residents decided to do a big dare for a good cause on Sat., Feb. 22. During the sunny, yet cold morning, more than 150 township residents assembled at Cooks Pond for the fourth annual Polar Plunge.

The Polar Plunge has been organized by the Denville Recreation Department since its creation. Originally starting off as a fundraiser for Project Playground ...

Denville: What's Open and Closed on Presidents' Day

DENVILLE, NJ -- Mon., Feb. 17 is Presidents' Day. The federal holiday marks the birthdays of the United States Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Recently, the holiday has come to recognize the contributions of all past presidents not just Washington and Lincoln. Since Presidents' Day is a federal holiday, all federal, state and local government offices are closed, but what ...


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May 30 Rally to "Save NJ Businesses" to be Held in Morris County

May 28, 2020

RANDOLPH, NJ- The Randolph Tennis Center will be the site of a “Re-Open Businesses and Restore Livelihoods” rally on Sat., May 30, to raise awareness of the harm that has come to small business as a result of Gov. Phil Murphy’s prolonged economic shutdown, according to Randolph Tennis Center owner, Jennifer Rogers. Local business leaders and residents will come together ...

Starting Fri, NJ Residents Can Get COVID-19 Swab Tests at 7 Walmart Stores

May 20, 2020

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced today at his daily COVID-19 press conference that beginning Fri, May 22, New Jerseyans will be able to take a self-administered, self-swab COVID-19 test at seven Walmart locations across the state in Burlington, Flemington, Garfield, Howell, Kearney, Mount Laurel and North Bergen.

These drive-up locations will be open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.

New Jersey Karate Teacher Shares His Coronavirus Survival Story

WESTFIELD, NJ -- John Mirrione holds the world record for completing the most one-arm, one-leg pushups in 30 seconds: 42. The 55-year-old karate teacher from Westfield can now also list among his accomplishments that he has fully recovered from coronavirus.

During the last week of April, Mirrione, who is the founder/director of Harmony By Karate, began to suffer what he thought ...

Assembly Minority Leader Calls for Legislative Hearings on Rebooting NJ

WESTFIELD, NJ — The state Assembly’s minority leader is calling for legislative hearings on reopening the state.

Assemblyman Jon Bramnick, R-Westfield, on Tue May 12 said decisions on reopening New Jersey should not be made behind closed doors.

“I’m deeply concerned that we don’t have enough information flowing out of Trenton to answer the questions of the ...

Don't Be a Knucklehead, Be a Bobblehead! Company Unveils Gov. Murphy Bobblehead

MILWAUKEE – The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum announced plans to make a bobblehead of New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy. 

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum will donate $5 from every Gov. Murphy Bobblehead sold to the "Protect the Heroes" fund in support of the 100 Million Mask Challenge, the same ...

On Memorial Day, Food Safety Remains a Priority

May 23, 2020

WASHINGTON D.C. – Every year, millions of Americans commemorate Memorial Day to honor the sacrifices so many have made to protect our country. This holiday weekend might not be like past years, so while we keep public health recommendations in mind, let’s not forget food safety practices to prevent food borne illnesses.

“Memorial Day is the unofficial start of the summer ...

Tune In to The Todd Leonard Radio Show Featuring NY JETS Legend Marty Lyons

Click here to watch this past Sunday’s Radio Show on WMTR 1250AM, which featured NY JETS Legend, Marty Lyons.

He not only had a stellar college and NFL career, but in 1982 he created the Marty Lyons Foundation which has granted almost 8,000 wishes to very sick kids.

His ...

Atlantic Health System Leads Phase 1 Study on CPI-613® (Devimistat), First-in-Class Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer to be Presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2020

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care’s Angela Alistar, MD, medical director of GI medical oncology at Morristown Medical Center and medical director of the Phase 1 Breakthrough Treatment Center, is lead author of a phase 1 study of CPI-613® (devimistat), a unique first-in-class treatment for locally advanced or metastatic pancreatic cancer, in combination with two chemotherapy drugs. Dr.

Quick Response to Stroke Symptoms Must Trump COVID-19 Anxiety; May is Stroke Awareness Month

May 13, 2020

As a vascular neurologist, I’m concerned that people’s fear of catching COVID-19 is stopping them from seeking health care, even those who may be gravely ill. Having a stroke is a major emergency that requires immediate medical intervention, yet people with symptoms erroneously believe the risk of coronavirus infection is a greater threat.

I assure you it is not.

Anyone who ...

NJ Medicaid Takes Action to Ensure Nursing Home Residents Receive Federal Stimulus Checks

May 21, 2020

NJ Human Services Issues Guidance Making Clear Long-Term Care Facility Residents Are Entitled to Their Checks

TRENTON, NJ – Department of Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today released guidance making clear that individuals with Medicaid coverage who reside in long-term care facilities are entitled to receive their federal stimulus payments, and the payments cannot be ...

Congratulate Your Graduate with Milestones on TAPinto

Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors. TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and affordable way to honor your graduate.  You can submit a note of congratulations, highlight achievements and submit photos. Your Milestone post will be posted on the TAPinto site of your choosing and stay there ...

COVID-19: NJ Human Services Gets $2.8M for Mental Health Supports, Services

TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Human Services has received more than $2.8 million in federal funding to support behavioral health services during the COVID-19 crisis.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency (SAMHSA) funding will be used to expand access to counseling and other supports during the ...

As New Jersey Crosses 10,000 COVID-19 Deaths, Rep. Sherrill Calls for More Aid to the Garden State

Votes to Provide Support to Hospitals, First Responders, and New Jersey Homeowners with Repeal of the SALT Deduction Cap

Washington, DC -- Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement after the passage of the Heroes Act with bipartisan support in the House of Representatives. The Heroes Act provides billions in relief to New Jersey, including an estimated $1.5 billion ...

Personal Chef Reinvents Biz with Nonprofit Program for Food Equity in NJ

May 29, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Personal Chef Nicolle Walker recently appeared on TAPintoTV’s Sunday morning TV program on News 12 Plus, to update host Stephanie Willoughby on her evolving business operations, which had to be adapted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Walker’s prior business model included working in people’s homes, as she and her staff cooked meals for busy families or ...

Hoboken Gift Shop Turns to Technology to Continue Serving Customers During the Pandemic

HOBOKEN, NJ -- As part of our small business spotlight series, HomeGrown Host Stephanie Willoughby spoke with Meghan Lavelle, Owner of Washington General, to see how the store is faring during the pandemic. Washington General was featured in Part One of our HomeGrown: Hoboken episode, which aired on TAPintoTV last June. 

“It’s been a whirlwind for sure,” said Lavelle.

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FirstEnergy Deploys Internal Avian App to Streamline Bird Protection Efforts

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has deployed an app that allows utility personnel to report avian issues in real time, streamlining the process to protect nesting birds and enhance electric service reliability. The app arms field workers with the ability to submit photos and answer key questions using a drop-down menu to report the locations of bird nests or other bird-related issues along the ...

Lake Hopatcong Algal Bloom Reports to be More Nuanced, says State

May 21, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ – As area residents and businesses wait to see if Lake Hopatcong will be impacted by a harmful algal bloom (HAB) for the second consecutive summer, the state today announced a change in the way it will provide that information.

The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) said it will be using a new color-coded health alert index this year “to provide the ...

Assumption College for Sisters Holds Surprise Car Parade for 2020 Grads

May 11, 2020

DENVILLE, NJ -- About 40 cars, including vehicles of the Denville police and fire departments, lined the driveway to Morris Catholic High School for a surprise car parade to recognize this year’s 2020 graduates from the neighboring Assumption College for Sisters on May 9.

“I am excited to be able to do something nice for this group since their graduation will be unlike any ...