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Precision Sports Performance Team of the Week: Hanover Park Boys Soccer

June 27, 2017

EAST HANOVER, NJ- The Hanover Park boys soccer team had a very interesting season. Head Coach Brian Evans had a senior squad returning, but things did not start well for the Hornets and their season record stood at 2-7-1 after a loss to Whippany Park.

Led by senior Jack Campopeale, who led the team in scoring with nine goals and five assists, and senior goalkeeper Charlie Polk, ...

Glorious Day for Graduation at Hanover Park High School

EAST HANOVER, NJ – Saturday was filled with blue skies and bright sunlight. But nothing could outshine the smiles at Hanover Park High School commencement.

The ceremony celebrates the 61st graduating class to don the cap and gown for the traditional Saturday afternoon graduation "at the park", complete with  processional held in the court yard area. Members ...

West Orange to Host Only Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall Viewing in New Jersey

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Township of West Orange will pay tribute to the veterans of the Vietnam War when the “Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall” arrives at West Orange High School from July 1 to July 4 in Suriano Stadium.

This will be the only appearance of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in New Jersey this year, and viewing is free to the public

The opening ceremony ...

Florham Park Swears in New Police Officer and Firefighter

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Florham Park recently added two more names to its list of civil servants.

The Florham Park Police Department will see the addition of Michael Zvolensky as the newest officer on the beat and the Florham Park Volunteer Fire Department will be adding Michael Luh to its ranks.

Zvolensky is a resident of Rockaway Township and was a volunteer fire fighter in his ...

Precision Sports Performance Team of the Week: Hanover Park Boys Soccer

June 27, 2017

EAST HANOVER, NJ- The Hanover Park boys soccer team had a very interesting season. Head Coach Brian Evans had a senior squad returning, but things did not start well for the Hornets and their season record stood at 2-7-1 after a loss to Whippany Park.

Led by senior Jack Campopeale, who led the team in scoring with nine goals and five assists, and senior goalkeeper Charlie Polk, ...

Mary Comito-State Farm Student of the Week: Ruva Chigwedere

Ruva Chigwedere is a young woman who will be making headlines. She intelligent, with a strong head on her shoulders.

Born in Zimbabwe, she came over to the United States with her parents when she was four-years-old. Her father received his Ph.D. studying infectious diseases from Harvard University; one of the reasons why she is keen on going there in the Fall.

However, this ambitious young ...

Precision Sports Performance Team of the Week: Hanover Park Football Team

EAST HANOVER, NJ- Hanover Park's football team had a successful season with a record of 8-3 on their run to the North Jersey Section 2 Group 2 finals against rival Madison. The final was a barn burner and a game that will be talked about for many years.

Head Coach, Gerry Moore's team scored 329 points during the season with a fast pace offense that wore down the opposing teams. Coach ...

Cancer Patient Says Tumor Shrunk with New TrueBeam at Morristown Medical Center

June 22, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The latest piece of high precision radiotherapy equipment to treat cancer at Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center, the TrueBeam system, went into service on May 8. Ben Christener, who has small cell lung cancer, was one of the first two patients to be treated.

Christener’s cancer was discovered after a CT Scan showed a mass ...

Trader Joe's Recalls 'Grainless Granola' over Listeria Concern

Trader Joe's is issuing a recall for 'Trader Joe's Grainless Granola' over potential contamination Listeria monocytogenes.

The lot being recalled has 'Best By' dates from 032018 to 041018. The SKU on the product is SKU# 56307.

All potetially affected product has been removed from store shelves and has been destroyed. No illnesses have been reported to ...

Rutgers Researchers Invent Sensor that Could Improve Treatment of Asthma

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Rutgers University-New Brunswick scientists have created a graphene-based sensor that could lead to earlier detection of looming asthma attacks and improve the management of asthma and other respiratory diseases, preventing hospitalizations and deaths.

The sensor paves the way for the development of devices — possibly resembling fitness trackers like the Fitbit ...

Glorious Day for Graduation at Hanover Park High School

June 26, 2017

EAST HANOVER, NJ – Saturday was filled with blue skies and bright sunlight. But nothing could outshine the smiles at Hanover Park High School commencement.

The ceremony celebrates the 61st graduating class to don the cap and gown for the traditional Saturday afternoon graduation "at the park", complete with  processional held in the court yard area. Members ...

Bedminster Local is State Finalist in the National American Miss New Jersey Princess Pageant

BEDMINSTER, NJ - Miss Ivanka Panasik, age 6, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss New Jersey Princess Pageant to be held August 11 to 12 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick. The pageant is held for girls ages four through 18 in five different age divisions.

The newly crowned Miss New Jersey Princess will receive a $1,000 cash award, the ...

Hanover Park Regional Honors Teachers of the Year Stephanie Keat and Lauren Pannucci

EAST HANOVER, NJ- The Hanover Park Regional Board of Education honored Hanover Park and Whippany Park Teachers of the Year, Stephanie Keat and Lauren Pannucci, at their recent board of education meeting.

“I have hired a lot of teachers in my seven years as principal of Hanover Park,” said Hanover Park Principal, Thomas Callanan. “Stephanie is my best hire.”

Keat is ...

Roxbury Man Wants Something Done About Unwanted Tossed Newspapers

June 24, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ - Thanks to the Internet, print newspapers have been declining for a decade. There’s at least one Roxbury resident who won’t miss a method used by the struggling industry to stay afloat: The free sample paper thrown on front yards.

That person is Emil Ruesch of Landing. He came last week to a Roxbury Mayor and Council meeting and spoke his mind.

“I’m here ...

County Clerk Honors Florham Park’s Virginia Arnold with Cissy Laureys Award.

FLORHAM PARK, NJ- Longtime resident of Florham Park, Viginia Arnold, was honored at the recent Florham Park Borough Council meeting with the Cissy Laureys Senior Volunteer Award.

Cecilia G. Laureys, known as “Cissy” to her loved ones, was the first woman ever to be elected to the Netcong Borough Council. She then went on to serve as a Morris County Freeholder for four terms where ...

President Trump Set to Nominate Jets CEO Woody Johnson for Ambassador Position

PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP INTENDS TO NOMINATE WOODY JOHNSON, NEW YORK JETS CHAIRMAN AND CEO, TO SERVE AS AMBASSADOR OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA TO THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND

 

Christopher Johnson to take over as New York Jets Chairman and CEO subject to

Woody Johnson's nomination and Senate Confirmation

 

Florham Park, NJ, ...

West Orange to Host Only Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall Viewing in New Jersey

June 26, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The Township of West Orange will pay tribute to the veterans of the Vietnam War when the “Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall” arrives at West Orange High School from July 1 to July 4 in Suriano Stadium.

This will be the only appearance of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall in New Jersey this year, and viewing is free to the public

The opening ceremony ...

Bedminster Local is State Finalist in the National American Miss New Jersey Princess Pageant

BEDMINSTER, NJ - Miss Ivanka Panasik, age 6, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss New Jersey Princess Pageant to be held August 11 to 12 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick. The pageant is held for girls ages four through 18 in five different age divisions.

The newly crowned Miss New Jersey Princess will receive a $1,000 cash award, the ...

Summer Concert Series Comes to Taylor Park

MILLBURN, NJ - The summer concert series in Millburn begins on Sunday, June 25 with Street Hassle coming to Taylor Park. The concert series runs for four weeks and will feature a variety of musical acts including  B'azooka Joe & The Bubblegum Machine, Desert Highway, Soul Groove and Street Hassle. 

These entertainers will be playing many fan favorite songs from classic rock ...

North Essex Chamber Honors Members and Awards Scholarships at Annual Leadership Banquet

June 23, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Guests of the 2017 North Essex Chamber of Commerce Leadership Recognition Banquet enjoyed a sit-down dinner and cash bar in the Garden Room at the Manor in West Orange on June 8 as they helped to celebrate outstanding NECC members, congratulate the annual scholarship recipients and induct the new board.

The award for Outstanding Community Leader was presented to ...

Morristown Business Celebrates New E-Commerce Website with Launch Party

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Lucy’s Gifts, the handbag and accessory boutique located on South Street, celebrated the launch of their new ecommerce website on Saturday along with Mayor Timothy Dougherty, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon and members of the community. Founded by Marisa Spagnoletti, Lucy’s Gift’s was opened following the murder of her husband, Maurice in June of 2011 in ...

Small Businesses Come Together for a Night of Appreciation

EAST HANOVER, NJ- On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, the East Hanover Community Partnership hosted their first ever Evening of Appreciation and Networking for small businesses in East Hanover, NJ. It was held at the Hanover Manor in East Hanover on Eagle Rock Ave. Small business owners from across the area came out to meet one another and receive the appreciation of the township for all they ...

Bedminster Local is State Finalist in the National American Miss New Jersey Princess Pageant

June 24, 2017

BEDMINSTER, NJ - Miss Ivanka Panasik, age 6, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss New Jersey Princess Pageant to be held August 11 to 12 at the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick. The pageant is held for girls ages four through 18 in five different age divisions.

The newly crowned Miss New Jersey Princess will receive a $1,000 cash award, the ...

North Essex Chamber Honors Members and Awards Scholarships at Annual Leadership Banquet

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Guests of the 2017 North Essex Chamber of Commerce Leadership Recognition Banquet enjoyed a sit-down dinner and cash bar in the Garden Room at the Manor in West Orange on June 8 as they helped to celebrate outstanding NECC members, congratulate the annual scholarship recipients and induct the new board.

The award for Outstanding Community Leader was presented to ...

County Clerk Honors Florham Park’s Virginia Arnold with Cissy Laureys Award.

FLORHAM PARK, NJ- Longtime resident of Florham Park, Viginia Arnold, was honored at the recent Florham Park Borough Council meeting with the Cissy Laureys Senior Volunteer Award.

Cecilia G. Laureys, known as “Cissy” to her loved ones, was the first woman ever to be elected to the Netcong Borough Council. She then went on to serve as a Morris County Freeholder for four terms where ...

Florham Park Swears in New Police Officer and Firefighter

June 26, 2017

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Florham Park recently added two more names to its list of civil servants.

The Florham Park Police Department will see the addition of Michael Zvolensky as the newest officer on the beat and the Florham Park Volunteer Fire Department will be adding Michael Luh to its ranks.

Zvolensky is a resident of Rockaway Township and was a volunteer fire fighter in his ...

Chatham Mother and Son Arrested for Drug Distribution

CHATHAM, NJ - June 14, 2017, 8:30 p.m. Following a lengthy investigation, The Chatham Township Police Department, along with members of the Morris County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit, conducted a search of a residence located at 11 Lincoln Circle in Chatham Township. During the search of the residence, officers located packaged marijuana, items used in the distribution of marijuana, ...

Weekend Suggestions To Entertain the Family

June 21, 2017

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Are you ready to celebrate the end of the school year? Many area schools are concluding for the summer, making kids primed to party. If you’re looking for something fun to do this weekend with the family in New Jersey, you must make time to check out the following local events.

 

Montville 4th of July Celebration

The city of Montville is ...

Travel Ideas for Father's Day Weekend

TAPinto Travels

Father’s Day is Sunday and North Jersey is brimming with activities designed to honor all of the dads in our lives. Dad is guaranteed to love spending time with his family at any one of the area’s many festivals and fairs this coming weekend.

Tri-County Fair

Bring Dad to the fair this weekend and enjoy rides, carnival games, live music, and ...

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Start The Summer Strong

Looking for a summer of strength and speed?  The time is now to start by taking advantage of our  programs for all new athletes this summer. When you commit to three months, receive 20% off the two or three days per week program. If you commit to a two month program, receive 15% off two or three days per week.

 

This  great opportunity to reach your goals, get ...

Morristown’s TD Bank Robbery Case Sees Arrest Made

June 19, 2017

MORRISTOWN, NJ- Morristown resident, Zachary Zingale, has been arrested on charges related to the TD Bank robbery at 217 South Street in Morristown this past Friday.

Law enforcement was notified of the robbery at approximately 10:00 a.m. on the morning of the 16th. Investigation showed that a male had entered the bank, threatened the use of a gun, demanded money and fled the scene in a vehicle ...

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Sun, July 2, 1:00 PM

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall, Morristown

MCHS Revolutionary Times Celebration

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Sun, July 9, 8:00 AM

Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall, Morristown

Yoga for Every Body at Morris County Historical ...

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Is Bryce Petty Ready ? And more QB Confusion

New York Jets Head Coach Todd Bowles was interviewed on June 13th. He was asked by the attending media about the quarterback situation with mini camp underway.

Deja vu. Blah, blah, blah. Yadda, Yadda, Yadda.

When asked why he is still considering Josh McCown at QB when the team is trying to move on to the next generation, Bowles replied, "Even when you go to kindergarten, somebody has ...

Am I Paying Too Much For Life Insurance?

Most people overpay for life insurance. Here’s how to make sure you aren’t one of them.

Selecting a life insurance policy can be overwhelming and complicated, especially when you’re sitting across the table from a salesman who won’t take no for an answer.  

Before you panic and sign up for the Big Kahuna coverage, ask yourself a few simple questions that will ...

New Jersey Blood Services Declares Blood Emergency

June 27, 2017

New Jersey Blood Services Declares Blood Emergency

NJBS urges the public to donate to replenish the community’s critically low blood supply.
 

New Brunswick, NJ (June 26, 2017) –New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) and its parent company,  New York Blood Center (NYBC) has declared a blood emergency and is asking the public to please find time to donate blood at a NJBS ...