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Colonial Pipeline Restarted Operation; Normal Delivery Rate Expected in Coming Days

May 14, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again. 

“Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue ...

New Jersey's "Shot and a Beer" Program Expands to 34 Breweries

NEW JERSEY - New Jersey's "Shot and a Beer," program which encourages eligible residents, ages 21 and over, to get vaccinated has expanded. Any New Jerseyan who gets his or her first vaccine dose can take his or her vaccination card to a participating brewery to receive a free beer. The program will end on May 31, 2021.

The following restaurants and brewing ...

NJ Mayors Urge Murphy to Eliminate Crowd Limits at HS Graduations

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 ...

Watch FBI's Livestreamed Presentation on Keeping Children Safe Online

SUMMIT, NJ -- Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Special Agent Kevin Matthews and Victim Specialist Keyla Munoz, of the FBI's Newark Office, will present 'The Internet and Keeping your Children Safe' via livestream on April 8 at 9 a.m.

Intended for parents and guardians, the presentation will share tips on how to keep children safe online, offer guidance on ...

Report Finds Increase in Learning Loss throughout NJ during Pandemic

NEW JERSEY -- Area politicians and education advocates are now discussing ways to improve student proficiency in English language arts and math after a recent study of New Jersey schools found significant drops during the COVID-19 pandemic.

JerseyCAN, a nonprofit focused on advocating for high-quality schools for all New Jersey students, released the first statewide study, “A ...

Have You Seen Charlee? New Jersey State Police Looking for Missing Teen

TABERNACLE,TOWNSHIP, NJ -- The New Jersey State Police is seeking the public's assistance with locating Charlee Hertzog, 14, of Tabernacle Township, New Jersey.

Charlee left her family's residence Wed Mar 3 and was last seen driving a 2018 Toyota Tacoma, with New Jersey license plates E19NJT, in an unknown direction. She may be traveling to New York City.

She is ...

Bergen County Authorities Uncover International Human Trafficking and Prostitution Ring

HACKENSACK, NJ - Bergen County authorities announced the arrest and charging of 22 individuals in an international human trafficking and prostitution organization in and around Bergen County it was announced by Bergen County Prosecutor Mark Musella in a Thursday afternoon virtual press conference. 

The arrests are the result of a four-month investigation conducted by the Bergen ...

Milltown Mel Predicts Early Spring for 2021

MILLTOWN, NJ - It's a very quiet Groundhog Day in the borough with a thick blanket of snow covering Milltown and much of the Garden State on Feb 2. Middlesex County's favorite groundhog, Milltown Mel is in quarantine, but he sent a message out through his social media pages telling his faithful it will be an early spring for 2021. Unlike his ultra famous cohort out in Punxsutawney, ...

New Jersey Is 2021’s Worst State to Retire – WalletHub Study

NEW JERSEY -- New Jersey was rated the worst state to retire, according to personal finance website WalletHub's annual ranking of 2021’s Best States to Retire.

What's the biggest reason for New Jersey's last place ranking?

"The biggest reason New Jersey finished last is affordability. It has a high cost of living, it's among the least tax-friendly states for ...

Sen. Cory Booker Eulogizes U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick

SOUTH RIVER, NJ -- Sen. Cory Booker eulogized U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick on Tue Jan 19 and called him "the very definition of a hero" and said that he was proud to say the officer "was a Jersey guy through and through" on the floor of the U.S. Senate, part of the building that the officer died trying to protect. 

“When a violent mob attacked this ...

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Colonial Pipeline Restarted Operation; Normal Delivery Rate Expected in Coming Days

May 14, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again. 

“Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue ...

New Jersey's "Shot and a Beer" Program Expands to 34 Breweries

NEW JERSEY - New Jersey's "Shot and a Beer," program which encourages eligible residents, ages 21 and over, to get vaccinated has expanded. Any New Jerseyan who gets his or her first vaccine dose can take his or her vaccination card to a participating brewery to receive a free beer. The program will end on May 31, 2021.

The following restaurants and brewing ...

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Morris County School of Technology Alumna Selected for TV Academy Fellowship

May 11, 2021

DENVILLE, NJ – Nia Stanford, of Rockaway, is one of 50 students nationwide selected for the Television Academy Foundation’s 2021 Summer Fellows program. Currently a student at The New School in New York City, Stanford is a media and culture major and will be an Interactive Media Fellow this summer through the Television Academy Foundation’s program.

Pre-pandemic, the students ...

Saint Claire's Health is Expanding and Hosting Hiring Event

DOVER, NJ - Saint Clare's Health is expanding and currently hiring paramedics, EMT's and EMS dispatchers. To fill these positions, the hospital will be holding a hiring event on Wed May 12.

The event will take place 2:30-5:30 p.m. at Saint Clare's Dover Hospital in the Dover Cafeteria located at 400 West Blackwell Street in Dover.

Applicants should bring their resume and be ...

Atlantic Health System Donates Scoreboard to Morristown Baseball, Softball Teams

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 ...

Colonial Pipeline Restarted Operation; Normal Delivery Rate Expected in Coming Days

May 14, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again. 

“Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue ...

New Jersey's "Shot and a Beer" Program Expands to 34 Breweries

NEW JERSEY - New Jersey's "Shot and a Beer," program which encourages eligible residents, ages 21 and over, to get vaccinated has expanded. Any New Jerseyan who gets his or her first vaccine dose can take his or her vaccination card to a participating brewery to receive a free beer. The program will end on May 31, 2021.

The following restaurants and brewing ...

NJ Mayors Urge Murphy to Eliminate Crowd Limits at HS Graduations

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 Alert: Hershey Recalls Chocolate Shell Topping Due to Undeclared Allergen

May 7, 2021

UNITED STATES -- Hershey’s Chocolate Shell Topping has been voluntarily recalled due to undeclared almonds, announced the Hershey company in a press release.

Approximately 1,700 bottles were incorrectly filled with Heath Shell Topping, which is made with almonds, they said.

The product being recalled was shipped nationwide between April 15 and May 3, 2021, and have a ...

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 ...

Morristown Medical Center Among 1st to Receive American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Certification

May 14, 2021

Only 6% of 750+ Hospitals Performing Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Have Achieved This Elite Recognition of Best Practices and Quality Care

Morristown, NJ – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center has received American College of Cardiology (ACC) Transcatheter Valve Certification, a designation of excellence that recognizes demonstrated ...

Brian Finestein, Chief Executive Officer of Saint Clare's Health, Named New Jersey Biz 2021 Icon Honoree

DENVILLE, NJ -- Brian Finestein, Chief Executive Officer of Saint Clare’s Health, a member of Prime Healthcare, was named one of New Jersey BIZ 2021 ICON Honorees. Recognized for his notable success and strong leadership within the healthcare industry, Finestein will be honored along with other Garden State ICON leaders during an awards ceremony to be held on June 22.

Finestein, ...

Saint Clare's Health Addresses Men and Their Sexual Health During Online Series, Let's Talk Health

On Thursday, May 6, Saint Clare’s Health online series, ’Let’s Talk Health’ hosted by Brian Finestein, Chief Executive Officer of Saint Clare’s Health, featured Dr. Lawrence Friedman, Chief of Urology, Saint Clare’s Health who discussed 'Men and Their Sexual Health.'

 

The community is invited to register for the FREE events online, as ...

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

Lincoln of Wayne: Three Generations Build One of Nation's Top Car Dealerships

May 13, 2021

WAYNE, NJ -- General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, Peter Spina, Jr., spoke with TAPintoTV about the dealership’s unique history being a third-generation, family-owned business.

Spina’s grandfather, Gaspar Spina, started selling cars in the 1950s and established the dealership in 1962.

“Back then, the industry was very different,” Spina explained. “He worked his ...

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

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 ...

Local Journalists Grapple with New Era of ‘All Politics is National’

Like it or not, the idea that “all politics is local'' is no longer reality. Instead, local government has been poisoned by the toxic political environment once confined at the state and federal levels.

Local reporters used to be shielded from the national political discourse, in part because municipal elections typically don’t include Rs or Ds next to candidate ...

The Benefits of Local Advertising

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When marketing your services or products, the best place to start is right in the community you serve. Your local community is full of potential new and returning customers, and that market is essential for you to sustain and grow. 

Local marketing is trending, and now more than ever it is important for your business to be prominent in your local market.

According ...

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.