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Morris County Ranked "Healthiest" in New Jersey

May 2, 2022

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Morris County has been ranked as the No. 1 healthiest county in New Jersey, in an annual, national study released this week by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 

Ranked No 2 is Hunterdon County, followed by Somerset at No 3, Bergen at No 4 and Sussex at No 5. Cumberland County was ranked the least ...

Officer's Actions 'Nothing Short of Heroic' Says Roxbury Police Chief

ROXBURY, NJ – The bravery and initiative displayed April 1 by Roxbury Patrolman Brad Keyes when he thwarted a carjacking in progress was a stunning act of heroism, said his boss on Tuesday.

In fact, Roxbury Police Chief Dean Adone said he’s never seen anything like it in his two decades in uniform.

Adone made the comments at the Roxbury Mayor and Council meeting where the ...

Illinois Trio Charged in Morris County With Counterfeiting and Money Laundering

ROXBURY, NJ – Three Illinois men who were behaving suspiciously earlier this week face charges in Morris County related to counterfeiting, and they might also be charged with federal offenses, according to authorities.

Roxbury police, on Tuesday, said they levied charges of money laundering, counterfeiting, forgery and possession of forgery devices against Trevon Green, 27, of ...

County Library Resumes Full Operations May 2

The Morris County Library, which had been operating on a truncated schedule during the pandemic, is delighted to announce it will resume full hours of operation starting Monday, May 2 – coincidentally in time for its centennial celebration.  

Both floors and all sections of the Hanover Avenue facility in Whippany will be open for public use.  No restrictions will be ...

Morris County Adopts 2022 Budget Without an Increase in Tax Rate

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County’s 2022 Budget was adopted April 13 by the Board of County Commissioners, who held the tax rate stable for another year as they expanded funding for public safety and health, infrastructure projects, human services, education and economic development.

“Our 2022 Budget provides the high level of services Morris County residents ...

Runoff From Roxbury Project Dumps Dirt into Lake Rogerene

ROXBURY, NJ – In what one area resident called an “environmental Armageddon,” dirt from a massive construction project in Landing was washed away by recent storms and ended up in Lake Rogerene, leaving the water brown and lake lovers livid.

The runoff came from the 161-home, 14-acre housing development called The Villages at Roxbury now being built off Shippenport Road ...

Teen Witnesses Police Takedown of Attempted Robbery/Hijacking Suspect in Randolph

RANDOLPH, NJ – A Roxbury teenager today found himself in the middle of a frightening incident in Randolph involving an attempted bank robbery, a stolen car, an automobile crash, a thwarted hijacking and a massive law enforcement response.

18-year-old Joseph Sargenti said he was headed to the new Randolph Wawa at about 12:15 p.m. when the craziness started.

He said he was in an ...

Morris County Comes Together for Women Breaking Boundaries Event

MORRISTOWN, NJ -- A crowd gathered on the front lawn of Morristown Town Hall for the New Jersey Women Breaking Boundaries event on Mar. 20 to recognize Women’s History Month.

The event, sponsored by the League of Women Voters, was originally planned for March 19 but was moved to the 20th to avoid competing with the St. Patrick's Day Parade, which ...

'Hearts Go Out' to Family of Roxbury Grad Killed in Crash

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury school officials today expressed sympathy for the family of Jennifer Gorgas, a Roxbury High School and County College of Morris graduate who died Tuesday in a motor vehicle accident in Ledgewood.

Gorgas, 25, of Netcong, was killed at about 8:30 a.m. when the Subaru she was driving westbound on Route 46 smashed into the side of a tractor-trailer in front of the Kingtown ...

No Tax Rate Increase in Morris County 2022 Budget

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Board of County Commissioners unanimously introduced the county government’s 2022 Budget this week with no increase in the tax rate for a third consecutive year, while boosting funds for public safety and health, infrastructure projects, human services, education and economic development.

“We are pleased for the third year in a row to deliver a ...

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Small Local Business Making a HUGE Difference

May 16, 2022

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 ...

Overlook Medical Center looks “Ahead” to hospital’s future at campaign kickoff

The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multi-phase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it for future excellence.

The campaign, Overlook Ahead, will help to financially support the enhancement plan that will ...

Is Your Family Ready for a Safer Summer 2022?

Do you have big plans for an amazing summer 2022 with your crew? Many families are really looking forward to a fun-filled summer with trips to the local pool, beach vacations and time spent relaxing with family and friends.  If you have plans to be in or around water with your family this summer, know that water safety must be top of mind. May is National Water Safety Awareness Month and ...

Morris County Ranked "Healthiest" in New Jersey

May 2, 2022

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Morris County has been ranked as the No. 1 healthiest county in New Jersey, in an annual, national study released this week by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. 

Ranked No 2 is Hunterdon County, followed by Somerset at No 3, Bergen at No 4 and Sussex at No 5. Cumberland County was ranked the least ...

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 ...