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Hanover Park Sports Round Up: Baseball and Softball Open Seasons in Strong Form

April 21, 2017

EAST HANOVER, NJ- Both Hanover Park baseball and softball teams have earned five wins to start of the season off right. The boys are on a three game winning streak and their record is 5-2. Hanover Park ladies are 5-1, with their only loss being by one run. Conference wise, the boys are 2-0 in the NJAC-Liberty and the girls stand at 3-0.

The week started on a positive note with a 13-6 win over ...

Florham Park Police Pulls 23 Year Old Out of Potentially Fatal Overdose

Florham Park Police Department responded to a reported drug overdose in the parking lot of 187 Columbia Turnpike on the night of April 14th.

The call came in to dispatchers just before 10:00pm and Sergeant Christopher D’Ambola along with Officers Richard Wronski, Brian Sampson and Robert Mercuro were able to locate the victim inside his vehicle.

The 23 year old male from New ...

Weekend Ideas for April 22 - 23

One of the most notable dates coming up this weekend is globally celebrated Earth Day. Many communities will be putting together celebrations on Saturday to recognize the importance of taking care of our planet. Many of the festivals are free of charge and open to the general public.

10th Annual Earth Day Celebration

Centenary University in Hackettstown is hosting its yearly Earth Day event ...

East Hanover Central School Lauded for Music Education Program with National Merit Award

EAST HANOVER, NJ- East Hanover’s Central Elementary has recently been honored by the NAMM Foundation with its SupportMusic Merit Award. This is an award that singles out schools with outstanding commitment to the musical education of its students. The Central School now stands with an elite group of only 1% of the nation’s schools that have been awarded this accomplishment.

This ...

Hanover Park Sports Round Up: Baseball and Softball Open Seasons in Strong Form

April 21, 2017

EAST HANOVER, NJ- Both Hanover Park baseball and softball teams have earned five wins to start of the season off right. The boys are on a three game winning streak and their record is 5-2. Hanover Park ladies are 5-1, with their only loss being by one run. Conference wise, the boys are 2-0 in the NJAC-Liberty and the girls stand at 3-0.

The week started on a positive note with a 13-6 win over ...

Mary Comito State Farm Athlete of the Week: Jessica Miller

EAST HANOVER, NJ- Jessica Miller, a junior, has been a force both on the mound and at the bat as the Hanover Park's ladies softball team has started quickly with a 5-1 record.

Jessica, who was first team all-conference as a pitcher last year, has contributed at bat with two home runs, eight RBIs and a .368 batting average through first six games. Pitching wise, she already has a ...

Hanover Park Sports Round Up: Big Week as Hornets Baseball, Softball, Lacrosse and Golf were All in Action

EAST HANOVER, NJ- Hanover Park Baseball, Softball, Girls/Boys Lacrosse and Golf were all in action this past week in spite of the uncooperative weather. In addition to this, the rainy week saw Hanover Park's state wrestling champ, Nick Raimo, compete as one of seven New Jersey state champions in Battle of the Borders’ “Pinning Down Autism” charity event held on Saturday, ...

Environmental Group Awards Overlook Medical Center for Practice Excellence, Achievements

April 19, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center in Summit, part of Atlantic Health System, has been recognized for environmental excellence with two awards from Practice Greenhealth, a national organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care.

Practice Greenhealth is a Reston, VA-based non-profit founded on the principles of positive environmental stewardship and ...

Target Recalls Water Absorbing Easter and Dino Toys for Ingestion Hazard

WASHINGTON, DC - This recall involves Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs, Easter Grow Toys and Hatch Your Own Dino.

Hatch & Grow Easter Eggs and Easter Grow Toys have model number 234-25-1200 on the back of the product’s packaging. Hatch Your Own Dino Egg has model number 234-09-0016 on the label inserted in the product’s packaging.

The pink, blue, or purple Hatch & Grow ...

Doctors at Morristown Medical Center Draw Attention to Head and Neck Cancer; Offer Free Screenings

MORRISTOWN, NJ – April is Head and Neck Cancer Month and the doctors at Atlantic Health System are looking to build awareness around these types of cancers.

“Head and Neck cancer doesn’t get a lot of celebrity publicity like breast cancer and other cancers,” said Dr. Tom Thomas director of head and neck reconstructive and transoral robotic surgery at Morristown Medical ...

East Hanover Central School Lauded for Music Education Program with National Merit Award

April 20, 2017

EAST HANOVER, NJ- East Hanover’s Central Elementary has recently been honored by the NAMM Foundation with its SupportMusic Merit Award. This is an award that singles out schools with outstanding commitment to the musical education of its students. The Central School now stands with an elite group of only 1% of the nation’s schools that have been awarded this accomplishment.

This ...

2016/2017 Brooklake School Mural Project Reaches Completion with Stunning Results

FLORHAM PARK, NJ- The 2016/2017 Brooklake School Mural Project recently came to a triumphant finish and the students of the elementary school are now greeted every day by the sights and splendor of some Florham Park’s most important and iconic landmarks.

The Brooklake School Climate and Culture Mural Project was the brainchild of school principal, Steven Caponegro and was set up to ...

East Hanover Introduces New Ordinance to Ensure Just Pups Problems Stay in the Past

April 19, 2017

EAST HANOVER, NJ- The Just Pups pet store saga left East Hanover and animal lovers throughout the state enraged and aghast at allegations pointing to the mistreatment of puppies in many stores throughout New Jersey. In response to this public outcry, the East Hanover Town Council has taken steps to beef up their rules and regulations regarding animals and animal establishments throughout the ...

East Hanover Honors Outstanding Athletes for State Victories

EAST HANOVER, NJ- East Hanover Town Council honored the Hanover Park Girls Basketball Team and State Champion Wrestlers from East Hanover for their incredible achievements over the course of their seasons.

The Lady Hornets were unmatched this year. The girls marched to a season record of 25-3 and sported one of the most effective defenses in the state, averaging only 32 conceded points per ...

Million Dollar Quartet Review: Another Smash Hit by Paper Mill Playhouse!

April 12, 2017

MILLBURN, NJ - Get ready to tap your feet and scream like a teenager (even dance in the aisles) when you see this hit musical! The rockabilly rhythms are guaranteed to keep you moving in your seat!

The fun begins with the opening number, Carl Perkins’ (‘Blue Suede Shoes”) performed by the multi-talented James Barry, who also the musical director in the production. The action ...

County chamber president applauds federal ruling approving PennEast Pipeline

April 11, 2017

Paul Boudreau, president of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce, today issued the following statement about the ruling by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that the PennEast pipeline can be built with little impact on the environment.

 

“Today’s finding by federal regulators that the PennEast underground natural gas pipeline is safe for the environment is an ...

Morris County Chamber of Commerce to host series of public policy events

The Morris County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a number of public policy events in April and May, all open to both members and non-members of the chamber.

 

The chamber will host a 2017 Gubernatorial Speaker Series and has invited four of the leading candidates for governor: Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (R-Somerset); Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno; former U.S. Ambassador Phil Murphy, ...

Morristown Restaurant Participates in “Taste of Spring”; Raises Funds for Employment Horizons' Culinary Program

April 12, 2017

KINNELON, NJ - On April 5, 2017 Libations Sponsor Solix, Inc. and Culinary Sponsors Birds Eye, Crystal Plaza, FirstEnergy Foundation, and Mandelbaum Salsburg, P.C. partnered with chefs from  area restaurants and businesses for a “Taste of Spring” to raise money for Employment Horizons’ Culinary Arts Training Program. 

The event was again held at the Smoke Rise ...

Florham Park Police Pulls 23 Year Old Out of Potentially Fatal Overdose

April 20, 2017

Florham Park Police Department responded to a reported drug overdose in the parking lot of 187 Columbia Turnpike on the night of April 14th.

The call came in to dispatchers just before 10:00pm and Sergeant Christopher D’Ambola along with Officers Richard Wronski, Brian Sampson and Robert Mercuro were able to locate the victim inside his vehicle.

The 23 year old male from New ...

Weekend Ideas for April 22 - 23

April 20, 2017

One of the most notable dates coming up this weekend is globally celebrated Earth Day. Many communities will be putting together celebrations on Saturday to recognize the importance of taking care of our planet. Many of the festivals are free of charge and open to the general public.

10th Annual Earth Day Celebration

Centenary University in Hackettstown is hosting its yearly Earth Day event ...

Bon Jovi at Madison Square Garden was Awesome!

If you wanted to define New Jersey, two names come to mind: Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen. 

TAPinto Travels has had the pleasure of meeting and working with both and can vouch for their love of both the Garden State and greater New York area.

And so It was a homecoming of sorts for Bon Jovi on Saturday as he rocked Madison Square Garden.

It seems remarkable the ...

Swimming with the Australian Minke Whales

TAPinto Travels 

It approaches from deep within the Coral Sea, 20 feet of steel grey torpedo-shaped flesh that sends shivers through the gaggle of snorkelers peering down from the surface.

A great white shark?

Nope. The elusive minke whale and we have leaped off a dive boat far out in Australia's Great Barrier Reef to swim with them.

Much to the consternation of ...

Environmental Group Awards Overlook Medical Center for Practice Excellence, Achievements

April 19, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center in Summit, part of Atlantic Health System, has been recognized for environmental excellence with two awards from Practice Greenhealth, a national organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care.

Practice Greenhealth is a Reston, VA-based non-profit founded on the principles of positive environmental stewardship and ...

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Upcoming Events

Sun, April 23, 8:45 AM

The Presbyterian Church in Morristown Parish House, , Morristown

Sunday School Begins at PCM

Religions And Spirituality

Mon, April 24, 6:00 PM

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall, Morristown

WWI, the United States and the World Presented by ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Other

Tue, April 25, 5:00 PM

Green Hill Senior Living, West Orange

Elder Who Bully and Strategies to Intervene FREE ...

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East Hanover Recreation Sponsors Cheer Clinic

April 18, 2017

EAST HANOVER,NJ- The East Hanover Recreation Department is sponsoring a cheerleading clinic for students in kindergarten, first and second grade.

The clinic will be held on Tuesdays in April and May from 3:15-4:00 pm in the gymnasium at Frank J. Smith School.

For more information and registration visit ...

Travel Soccer Tryouts at the Madison Area YMCA

April 23, 2017

MADISON, NJ - Madison Area YMCA Travel Soccer Coach and former professional soccer player, Billy Walsh, and coaching staff will facilitate tryouts for the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 season on the fields at the Madison Area YMCA on 111 Kings Road on:  

Thursday, April 27, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. for girls interested in playing U8 Girls (Birth year 2010 & younger) soccer in EDP ...