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We’ve all been through an unprecedented experience that has forced us into working in ways we could not have even imagined just a short time ago. No doubt It has taken a toll. It has also opened up the possibility to emerge stronger than before.

How do we do that while we are still in the crux of all this uncertainty? Working from home, economic challenges, new customer behaviors, social ...

Murphy Announces Outdoor Mask Order, Expands Outdoor Dining, and Warns of Budget Gaps

July 8, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Face coverings are now required in outdoor public spaces when social distancing is not practicable, Gov. Phil Murphy announced during his COVID-19 press conference in Trenton on Wednesday, July 8. Exceptions are individuals under age two, people who are eating/drinking at an outdoor dining establishment, and when wearing a mask would inhibit health or ...

South Orange NJ Small Business Owner Navigates Pandemic with Strong Community Support

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -- Cat Fisher, owner of Sadie’s and Kitchen a la Mode, two shops in downtown South Orange, spoke with Stephanie Willoughby about how her small businesses survived during the COVID-19 pandemic with the support of her community behind her. 

Sadie’s is a women’s and men’s clothing store that focuses on ethical and philanthropic brands and Kitchen a la ...

Rutgers, Named for a Slave Owner, Will Keep its Name, Says University's First Black President

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Even in this era where statues of explorers are being dismantled, schools named after presidents are being rebranded and sports teams are replacing racially insensitive nicknames, don't expect Rutgers to change its name.

The subject was raised to new university president Jonathan Holloway at a news conference on Monday at Winants Hall - the very building Rutgers' ...

House Fire in East Hanover

EAST HANOVER, NJ - There was a house fire at 59 Phyldan Road this morning in East Hanover.

The Fire Chief reported that he believed the meter was burning inside the house.  Command reported that it was an electrical fire that resulted in fire inside the exterior and interior walls.  Fire Departments were requested from Livingston and Whippany.

The fire is now secured.

This ...

Outdoor Youth Summer Programs to Begin at the Madison Area YMCA

June 27, 2020

The Madison Area YMCA is excited to announce that registration is available online for outdoor youth summer programming which is beginning the week of June 29! In accordance with Governor Murphy's executive order allowing outdoor fitness classes, and in conjunction with local health officials, we have been working hard to bring our Y family back together outdoors with everyone's ...

Eight Additional States Added to Quarantine List

June 30, 2020

TRENTON, NJ- At today's press conference, Governor Murphy updated the list of states from which travelers to New Jersey, or from where New Jersey residents are returning, are being asked to self-quarantine for 14 days. The new states include California, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada and Tennessee. They join states already on the list including Alabama, ...

Rutgers, Named for a Slave Owner, Will Keep its Name, Says University's First Black President

July 7, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Even in this era where statues of explorers are being dismantled, schools named after presidents are being rebranded and sports teams are replacing racially insensitive nicknames, don't expect Rutgers to change its name.

The subject was raised to new university president Jonathan Holloway at a news conference on Monday at Winants Hall - the very building Rutgers' ...

Local Students Make the Dean's List at University of Delaware

NEWARK, DE (06/30/2020)-- Students have been named to the University of Delaware Dean's List for the Spring 2020 semester.

Nicole Caracciolo of East Hanover (07936)

Jilliana Carille of East Hanover (07936)

Gianna DeMassi of East Hanover (07936)

Olivia Duffy of Florham Park (07932)

Jenna Ficuciello of Florham Park (07932)

Lia Ficuciello of Florham Park (07932)

Daniela ...

Murphy, DOE Issue School Guidance for School Reopenings in September

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy and NJ Department of Education (DOE) Commissioner Dr. Lamont Repollet provided guidance for the reopening of schools in the fall during the governor's daily COVID-19 press briefing in Trenton on Friday, June 25. 

"Today, we're releasing guidance regarding the reopening of schools for the 2020-2021 school year. As we conclude ...

Murphy Announces Outdoor Mask Order, Expands Outdoor Dining, and Warns of Budget Gaps

July 8, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – Face coverings are now required in outdoor public spaces when social distancing is not practicable, Gov. Phil Murphy announced during his COVID-19 press conference in Trenton on Wednesday, July 8. Exceptions are individuals under age two, people who are eating/drinking at an outdoor dining establishment, and when wearing a mask would inhibit health or ...

Murphy Cutting Back COVID-19 Press Briefings to 3 Days A Week

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey’s daily coronavirus press briefings, which began in March, will now be held three days a week, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday afternoon. 

“Unless you hear otherwise, and sadly given the world right now in the state of COVID in the country we may shift courses, but we're going to go to a Monday, Wednesday, Friday schedule beginning ...

New Jersey COVID-19 Death Rate Climbs

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy tweeted on Fri., July 3, that the state had an additional 58 deaths among COVID-19 confirmed-positive residents, more than double the total of 27 the day before. The state's total number of COVID-19 deaths has now risen to 13,308 lives lost.

Further, the state had 386 new positive cases of COVID-19, pushing the cumulative total to ...

Murphy Indefinitely Postpones Indoor Dining in New Jersey

June 29, 2020

TRENTON, NJ -- Although he planned to loosen restrictions on indoor dining in New Jersey on Thursday, July 2, Gov. Phil Murphy announced at his daily COVID-19 press conference Monday that he will delay the reopening. He provided no timetable of when indoor dining -- even at reduced capacity -- would resume.

Murphy pointed to packed crowds at outdoor bars and restaurants -- with ...

And It's a 9.3 On the One Bite Scale for i2i Fusion

BOONTON, NJ - Dave Portnoy admits that he stumbled upon the only Italian-Indian Fusion restaurant in the country by chance, in the middle of his Morris County Pizza review stroll last Saturday, June 20th!  

The pizza (from the Vinny's pizza side of the establishment) only scored a 6.8 on Portnoy's famous 'One Bite Everybody Knows the Rules' review ...

Local Playgrounds Area Open as of Today; July 2

July 2, 2020

EAST HANOVER, NJ - Local playgrounds will be reopening today, July 2, announced Governor Murphy.

Keep the following CDC guidelines in mind to help ensure the health and safety of yourselves and your children while at the public parks:

Stay home if sick
Practice social distancing
Cover coughs and sneezes
Wash hands often
Avoid touching face
Wear cloth face-covering unless age or ...

NJ Human Services to Deliver Special Food Assistance Benefits to Children Starting Next Week

June 30, 2020

Benefits to be Delivered Starting July 8;

Many SNAP Recipients to Also Receive July Benefits Boost

(TRENTON) –  The New Jersey Department of Human Services today announced that special food assistance benefits will be delivered starting next week to children who normally would have received free or reduced-price school meals if not for COVID-19 school closures.

The ...

NJ Transit Rail and Light Rail Service Returns July 6

NJ Transit and light rail service will return to its full weekday schedule beginning Monday July 6, announced Governor Murphy.

To see NJ TRANSIT’s full set of plans for safeguarding commuters, please visit http://njtransit.com/recovery

Mosquito Control Important in New Jersey After Mild Winter

TRENTON, NJ — As the phased reopening of New Jersey continues amid the COVID-19 pandemic and warming weather, the Department of Environmental Protection reminds the public that controlling the mosquito population and risk for disease is more important than ever, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe said.

With public health in the spotlight as a result of the pandemic, residents doing ...

Young Man Who Committed Suicide in Park Identified

July 3, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  After discovering a body in Lewis Morris Park on June 28, authorities have identified the deceased as Amani Kildea of Long Valley. 

According to his obituary, Kildea loved basketball, was bright and loved games. He was adopted from Ethiopia when he was five years old. His native language was Amharic, but he picked up English very quickly, it read.

"Although ...

In Honor of July 4, Flags Return to Full Staff

NEW JERSEY -  Flags in New Jersey will return to full-staff, announced Governor Murphy. The governor has issued Executive Order Number 160 to direct that all flags across the state be flown high beginning Friday July, 3. 

The flag of the United States of America and the flag of New Jersey shall fly at full staff at all State departments, offices, agencies and ...

Morris County Sheriff Reminds Residents to Stay Alert and Reduce Potential Vehicle Thefts, Burglaries

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Vehicle owners are reminded to remove valuables and lock their vehicles, even while at home, says Morris County Sheriff James Gannon.

Sheriff Gannon noted that burglaries of vehicles in Morris County have decreased by 43 percent in the first six months of 2020 from the same time period in 2019.
So far this year, 79 vehicle break-ins have been reported, including three ...

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House Fire in East Hanover

July 7, 2020

EAST HANOVER, NJ - There was a house fire at 59 Phyldan Road this morning in East Hanover.

The Fire Chief reported that he believed the meter was burning inside the house.  Command reported that it was an electrical fire that resulted in fire inside the exterior and interior walls.  Fire Departments were requested from Livingston and Whippany.

The fire is now secured.

This ...

Suspected Suicide in Morris County Park

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - A "suspected adult suicide" in Lewis Morris Park on Sunday was confirmed by the Morris County Sheriff's Office. Authorities have stated that the incident remains under investigation.

Around 3:02pm on June 28, a report indicated a possible hanging victim in Lewis Morris Park. The Morris County Major Crime Scene Unit was requested to the scene. At this time, ...

Burglary in Florham Park Residence

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Florham Park Police department are reporting a forced entry to the front door at 11 Kice Road where a burglary took place on Wednesday, June 24th.

The police invoked the County K9 division and the CIS division.

More details to be provided as they are made available.

This according to breaking news alerts. 

10 Week Quest for Transformation

10 WEEK QUEST FOR TRANSFORMATION: 

10 Weeks Left of Summer - What are you going to do with your time?

 

Start doing these 3 things to make a difference in your life right now!

 

~ Structure daily exercise.  A regular training/workout schedule will give the rest of your life structure.  When you know you have a walk/run, bike ride, yoga session, strength ...

Search Party Ends in Treasure Recovery at Barnegat Bay Beach

July 4, 2020

BARNEGAT, NJ – A Barnegat man using a metal detector came to the rescue of a distraught township resident -who lost her rings at the Barnegat Bay Beach.  Alicia Bivens says she offered Tom Panik a reward for recovering her treasured keepsakes, but he refused to take it.

“He told me just to pay it forward,” said Alicia. “He had the biggest smile after he saw how ...

South Orange NJ Small Business Owner Navigates Pandemic with Strong Community Support

July 7, 2020

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ -- Cat Fisher, owner of Sadie’s and Kitchen a la Mode, two shops in downtown South Orange, spoke with Stephanie Willoughby about how her small businesses survived during the COVID-19 pandemic with the support of her community behind her. 

Sadie’s is a women’s and men’s clothing store that focuses on ethical and philanthropic brands and Kitchen a la ...

NJ Guitarist & Composer Discusses Scoring for Music Libraries, TV and Film

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Brian Brodeur spoke with New Jersey composer and sound designer Louis Gentile about his career creating scores for digital music libraries, television and film productions. Brodeur and Gentile spoke via video conference from East Main Media’s studio in Little Falls, NJ, which was reconfigured to accommodate remote interviews due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gentile has ...

Experience Revolutionary War History at The Dey Mansion: George Washington’s Headquarters

WAYNE, NJ -- In honor of Independence Day, TAPintoTV is revisiting our piece from last year on the Dey Mansion, one of several locations in New Jersey which served as General George Washington’s Headquarters during the Revolutionary War. 

The Dey Mansion was the home of Theunis and Hester Dey, and was built around 1770. Ten years later, Theunis, who was the Colonel of the Bergen ...

Obituaries

Beverly Jean (Charlton) Weimar, of Ship Bottom, and Florham Park, New Jersey passed away on March ...
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Removing Signs is a Violation of Free Speech and the First Amendment

July 7, 2020

Dear Editor,

1st amendment and Chatham New Jersey don’t work “Perfect together” …  Tom Kean Sr. 

I found this very disturbing.  Today Monday July 6th while driving up Main Street in Chatham Boro I witnessed and took pictures of a Chatham DPW worker removing Rosemary Becchi Political signs off of Main Street in said Borough.   The sign behind ...

Attempted Removal of Christopher Columbus Monuments

When I was informed of a planned protest to take down the monument of Christopher Columbus that was so proudly erected in Parsippany after the hard work of UNICO members back in 1992, my blood boiled.

These dedicated and passionate Italian Americans work hard to this day to help their communities in so many ways. You ask why? Because they are grateful for the opportunities this great nation ...

Madison Area YMCA Mariners are Training Outdoors in the Pool

July 1, 2020

The Madison Area YMCA Mariners Swim Team is back in the water! Competitive Aquatics Director Jon Siegel said, “It is great to have the team back together practicing five days a week, giving them a piece of normalcy back in their lives.” Jon and the Madison Area YMCA are grateful for local outdoor pools such as Chatham Fish & Game and the Florham Park Town Pool for allowing the ...