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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 ...

National Weather Service Issues 'Red Flag Warning' for New Jersey

MT. HOLLY, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of New Jersey on Thursday, April 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

A Fire Weather Watch will remain in effect on Friday, April 29, from morning to evening, in anticipation of gusty winds and dry conditions.

The alert was issued due to the combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and dry ...

Here Are the 13 Dispensaries in New Jersey Legally Selling Cannabis to the Public

NEW JERSEY — Starting today, residents of New Jersey and visitors to the state 21 years and older can buy recreational cannabis and cannabis products at 13 dispensaries statewide.

According to the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission (CRC), those 13 locations are:

North Jersey:

Apothecarium, 1865 Springfield, Avenue, Maplewood
Apothecarium, 55 South Main Street, ...

Recreational Marijuana Sales in New Jersey to Begin on April 21

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy says adults at least 21 years old will be able to purchase recreational marijuana and marijuana products without a medical card in New Jersey starting on April 21, 2022.

"This is a historic step in our work to create a new cannabis industry," Murphy said on Twitter.

“This is an exciting time for New ...

Gov. Phil Murphy Tests Positive for COVID-19

TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has tested positive for COVID-19.

Murphy took a rapid antigen test this afternoon that came back positive. A PCR test that followed also test came back positive, according to a statement from Communications Director Mahen Gunaratna.

Murphy is currently asymptomatic and feeling well, according to the statement.

"The contact tracing process ...

Rutgers-Eagleton Poll: About Half of New Jerseyans Say State is on the Wrong Track

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Fifty-two percent of New Jerseyans say the Garden State is on the wrong track compared to 38% who say it is headed in the right direction, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.

The latest numbers continue a downward trend first seen in October 2021 after a much brighter outlook in June 2021.

“New Jerseyans have a slightly better outlook on the ...

Woman Run Over By Her Truck Released from Hospital, Family Calls It a 'Miracle'

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ — A Hackettstown woman has been released from the hospital after she was run over by her own truck.

Hackettstown police say 24-year-old Samantha Gardner got out of her truck after it stalled on Main Street on Monday, March 14. When the truck started to roll backwards, she tried to get back inside and was knocked down and run over.

Gardner's aunt says she was ...

NJ to Receive $641 Million from Settlements with Opioid Distributors, Manufacturers

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey is set to receive $641 million from settlements with Johnson & Johnson, which manufactured opioids, and the country’s three largest pharmaceutical distributors – McKesson, Cardinal Health and AmerisourceBergen, announced Governor Phil Murphy and Acting Attorney General Matt Platkin on Friday. 

The $641 million in settlement ...

NJ Transit Resumes Service on Entire M&E and Gladstone Branch

NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT crews have successfully completed enough damage removal and repair in the Maplewood area to allow Morris & Essex Line (M&E) and Gladstone Branch trains to resume operations at all stations. As of Tuesday, March 15, the M&E and Gladstone Branch will operate on modified weekday schedules. The Gladstone Branch will operate between ...

Six-Week Effort: NJ Girl Scout Sells Cookies in all 50 States

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - In just six weeks, Junior Girl Scout Tyne Brogan, a member of Troop 63317, has sold Girl Scout cookies in all 50 states.

She began her challenge on Jan. 11 and completed her sales effort in North Dakota on Feb. 25. She kept track of her progress state-by-state with a crayon and a map.

"We first came across this challenge on a social media page, we discussed ...

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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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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 ...