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Denville Township Board of Education Adopts 2021-22 School Budget

April 27, 2021

DENVILLE, NJ -- The Denville Township Board of Education unanimously adopted the annual budget for the 2021-22 school year during its April 26 meeting.

The 2021-22 budget amounts to $38,342,427, which is $2,145,780 more than last year’s. The school tax rate will be $1.05 per $1,000, compared to last year’s of $1.03 per $1,000.

The average township house has been assessed at ...

Academy for Performing Arts Dance Students Receive Accolades

DENVILLE, NJ – Three students in the Academy for Performing Arts Dance of the Morris County Vocational School District in Denville garnered honors from two benefactors for their dance and leadership abilities, the school district announced in a press release on April 15.

Fiona Quirk of Morristown and Cailey Scholts of Randolph received the Artistic Merit, Leadership and Academic ...

Nominees Requested for Denville Schools 2021 Persons of the Year Awards

DENVILLE, NJ – The Foundation of Denville and the PTAs of Denville Township Schools are soliciting names of individuals who have made a positive impact on Denville students in pre-K through eighth grade.

There are three persons-of-the-year awards: PK-8 Student of the Year, sponsored by the PTAs of Lakeview Elementary School, Riverview Elementary School, and Valleyview Middle School; ...

CCM to Offer Free 'Hour of Code' to Teach Computer Programing Basics

RANDOLPH, NJ -- The amount of our screen time has increased significantly over the past 12 months as has the number of new apps and programs to learn and master. For those interested in learning the basics of computer programing, the Department of Information Technologies (IT) and Computer Science Club at the County College of Morris (CCM) will host a free virtual “Hour of Code: Coding for ...

CDC: 3 Feet of Social Distancing in Denville Classrooms OK

NEW JERSEY -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new relaxed guidelines for schools to navigate reopening in-person instruction amid the coronavirus pandemic.

As of March 19, the CDC recommends students maintain three feet of social distance in classrooms—a decrease from the CDC's original requirement of six feet—as long as mask requirements are still ...

CCM President Recognized in ROI Influencers: Power List 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ -- County College of Morris (CCM) President Tony Iacono joins a group of New Jersey presidents in higher education who have been named to ROI Influencers: Power List 2021. Iacono was chosen for the third year in a row for his leadership in opening the college’s Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Center (AMEC) last fall. The state-of-the-art facility meets the demand of ...

Valleyview School in Denville to Resume In-person Instruction, Feb 10

DENVILLE, NJ – After consultation with the Department of Health, Valleyview Middle School will resume in-person instruction on Wed Feb 10, according to correspondence from Denville Public Schools Superintendent Steven Forte. Valleyview went to all virtual instruction on Monday and Tuesday this week after several individuals tested positive for COVID-19.

“Please note that this ...

Denville Public School District Goes All Virtual, Tue Feb 8

DENVILLE, NJ -- "The Denville Public Schools will switch to fully virtual instruction at all schools for February 9, 2021 due to the forecasted snow storm expected in the morning," Superintendent Steven Forte informed families on Mon Feb 8.

Forte also stated that more information is forthcoming on Feb 9 regarding Valleyview's possible return to in-person ...

Individuals at Lakeview, Valleyview Test Positive for COVID-19

DENVILLE, NJ – Denville Township Schools Superintendent Steven Forte informed the school community in a letter on Sun Feb 7 that two individuals at Lakeview Elementary School and three at Valleyview Middle School had tested positive for COVID-19.

Regarding Lakeview, Forte stated that the school district is coordinating closely with public health officials to assure the health and ...

Public Schools in Denville Will Follow All-Virtual Schedule, Tue Feb 2

DENVILLE, NJ - Students in all public schools in Denville will follow an all-virtual schedule for Tue Feb 2 due to the winter snow storm. There will be no extracurricular activities or sports.

 

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Atlantic Health System Donates Scoreboard to Morristown Baseball, Softball Teams

May 3, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ – It’s a renovation that has been three years in the making, but the Morristown varsity baseball and softball teams are the beneficiaries of new state-of-the-art scoreboards from a generous donation from Atlantic Health System's Morristown Medical Center.

Last Tuesday afternoon, Morris School District board officials joined Trish ...

2021 Operation Take Back Yielded 631 Pounds of Medications

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Approximately 631 pounds of unwanted, unused or expired medications were collected during the 2021 Operation Take Back. 

The goal is to encourage the public to anonymously turn over unused, unwanted, or expired prescription medicine for proper disposal. Morris County residents dropped off 176 pounds at ShopRite of Greater Morristown, 68 pounds at Stop and Shop of ...

NJ Mayors Urge Murphy to Eliminate Crowd Limits at HS Graduations

April 26, 2021

NEW JERSEY -- Mayors for Main Street, an alliance of 22 mayors across five counties, is urging Gov. Phil Murphy to eliminate the 200-person outdoor gathering limit as June high school graduations approach.

Current guidelines state that there is no limit for outdoor gatherings for wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, funerals, memorial services, religious activities or political ...

Allergy Recall; Hostess SnoBalls Recalled due to Undeclared Allergen

April 13, 2021

DENVILLE, NJ -- Hostess Snoballs have been recalled due to an undeclared allergen, announced Hostess Brands, LLC. According to the company, certain Hostess SnoBalls were "inadvertently manufactured in the packaging for Hostess Chocolate CupCakes, and the packaging does not list coconut, an ingredient as an allergen.

The recall included SnoBalls manufactured on March 12, 2021 with a UPC of ...

Building Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice Programming in Schools

April 26, 2021

In March, my home state of New Jersey signed into law the Murphy, Reynolds-Jackson & Verrelli Bill requiring schools to include diversity and inclusion (DNI) instruction into their curriculums. When I read that news I was first ecstatic.  I love social justice!  I live and breathe diversity and inclusion.  Preparing students to become leaders who can live and effect change in ...

Four Atlantic Health System Medical Centers get ‘A’ Grade for Safety by Leapfrog for Spring 2021

April 29, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its Spring 2021 Hospital Safety Grades.

“After a year in which our teams had to ...

Viking Pest Control Voted Top Workplace

Company Achieves Top Workplace Award in New Jersey

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – Viking Pest Control is proud to have been voted “Top Workplace” and achieved the Top Workplace award in New Jersey by Energage.  

“In 2021, our team was awarded the Top Workplace award based on an employee engagement ...

CCM Professor’s Personal Training Business Named the Best in Hunterdon County

RANDOLPH, NJ -- Kristina Cagno, professor of exercise science at County College of Morris (CCM) and owner of Cagno Fitness, is passionate about empowering others by helping them to get and stay physically fit, and it shows. Her personal training company, in Pottersville, recently was named the Best in Hunterdon County by Hunterdon Happening.

At CCM, Cagno teaches Exercise Science and ...

JCP&L Honored with Environmental Leadership Award by CIANJ and COMMERCE Magazine

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has been recognized with the Environmental Leadership Award for Recycling/Pollution Prevention Programs by the Commerce & Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and COMMERCE Magazine. JCP&L was selected for the award by a panel of independent judges for "stewardship ...

NJ Dentist and His Pit Bull Therapy Dog Give Back to Local Community

April 28, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- While Joseph DalBon, DMD, may be best known as a top-notch local dentist at the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, he is also the proud owner of a therapy dog. Dr. DalBon spoke with TAPintoTV about his Pit Bull puppy, Olivia, the services she provides to others in the community, and how he came to recognize her unique talents.

DalBon realized Olivia was ...

New Jersey Films, Filmmakers and Writers Nominated at the 93rd Academy Awards

LITTLE FALLS, NJ — On Sunday, April 25th 2021, the 93rd Academy Awards will be held in Los Angeles, CA, and there’s a New Jersey connection to several nominated films and filmmakers this year. TAPintoTV's Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, was joined by David W. Schoner Jr., the Associate Director of the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission, at East Main Media ...

TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...

Veteran TAPinto Franchisee Launches TAPinto Raritan Bay

SAYREVILLE, NJ - Longtime TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood franchisee John Mooney is taking his talents to the banks of the Raritan. After spending years growing TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood into one of the networks top 5 most-visited sites, Mooney is officially launching TAPinto Raritan Bay, covering Sayreville and South Amboy, N.J.

“Since I am familiar with Sayreville-South Amboy and ...

The 8th Annual Joseph Calello Melanoma Scholar, Dr. Charles Balch, to Present “The Surgical Management of Melanoma,” a Virtual Lecture, May 6

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care, in partnership with OncLive, invites health care professionals and others interested in the surgical management of melanoma to a virtual lecture by internationally known melanoma expert Charles M. Balch, MD, FACS, FASCO.  Dr. Balch is this year’s Joseph Calello Melanoma Scholar.  The free lecture and Q & A will be held on May 6, 11 a.m.