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Change of Seasons Means its Time to Change Up Your Marketing

The weather is a little breezier, the air a little crisper and the end of 2020 (hooray!) is getting closer.  This is the perfect time to change up your marketing game and ramp up efforts to get new clients!

The most effective way to close new clients from now until the end of the year is to fine tune your offer so that it resonates with your ideal clients' most important needs.  ...

New Jersey Date Night: Butter Them Up with Lobster

September 27, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

We’re trading our flip flops for boots and our shorts for sweatshirts. Picnic dates on the shore might be coming to an end but one seaside dish that never goes out of season is lobster. 

Baked, broiled or served chilled, the ever-popular crustacean makes for a great meal on your ...

Updated Visitor Hours for Morristown Medical Center

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Visiting hours at Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System is currently 10am to 8pm, announced hospital officials.

Visitors will be required to have temperature checks and complete a symptom screening upon entering the facility, they said. Anyone who fails either screening will be denied entry. Visitors who pass the screening will be allowed to visit ...

Meet Your Florham Park Board of Education Candidates: Kristina Heinold and Stacey Sabatos

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Kristina Heinold and Stacey Sabatos are running for seats on the Florham Park Board of Education.  Although election day is officially November 3rd, all Florham Park residents will receive a vote by mail paper ballot sent to their home.  Voters are encouraged to fill them out properly and return them via USPS or drop in one of 15 secure drop boxes throughout ...

Murphy Extends Public Health Emergency, Urges New Jerseyans to Work with Contract Tracers

TRENTON, NJ – During his COVID-19 press briefing today, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that he has extended the public health emergency in New Jersey for an additional 30 days. These declarations, unless extended, expire after 30 days.

“As we enter the Fall season, it is important to continue to take all steps necessary to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19 in our ...

NJSIAA Partners with NFL to Host Diversity Workshops for New Jersey High School Officials

September 14, 2020

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – NJSIAA (New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association), the governing body for high school sports in New Jersey, has announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with the NFL. The organization will host a two-day, virtual diversity, bias, and cultural competence workshop for football game officials. The two-day session’s goal is to increase awareness ...

Updated Visitor Hours for Morristown Medical Center

September 27, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Visiting hours at Morristown Medical Center, part of Atlantic Health System is currently 10am to 8pm, announced hospital officials.

Visitors will be required to have temperature checks and complete a symptom screening upon entering the facility, they said. Anyone who fails either screening will be denied entry. Visitors who pass the screening will be allowed to visit ...

NJ Health Commissioner Warns of Possible ‘Twin-Demic’ at COVID Press Briefing

TRENTON, NJ -- NJ Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli today, during the governor's COVID-19 press briefing, warned of a possible “twin-demic” this year during flu season and urged New Jerseyans to get their flu shots.  

“As we enter the fall season, we are also moving into the flu season. This year we are preparing for the possibility of a twin-demic,” ...

Meet Your Florham Park Board of Education Candidates: Kristina Heinold and Stacey Sabatos

September 26, 2020

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Kristina Heinold and Stacey Sabatos are running for seats on the Florham Park Board of Education.  Although election day is officially November 3rd, all Florham Park residents will receive a vote by mail paper ballot sent to their home.  Voters are encouraged to fill them out properly and return them via USPS or drop in one of 15 secure drop boxes throughout ...

Morris County Library Announces Date For Partial Re-Opening

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Library has announced that beginning Tuesday, September 29, the library will partially reopen.

Thirty patrons will be allowed to enter the library at one time, said library officials. Facial coverings must be worn inside the library with no exceptions, they said.

The library will reopen the main stacks of the library for browsing. In addition, the ...

East Hanover Student on CCM Television Program Team

RANDOLPH, NJ – An East Hanover resident is one of three County College of Morris students volunteering on a weekly television show about to begin its sixth season.

The student, Daniil Barkov, is on the production crew of “CCM: All Access,” a show presented by the college’s Alex DeCroce Media Center that airs on Morris Educational Television (METV).

Barkov, a ...

Murphy Extends Public Health Emergency, Urges New Jerseyans to Work with Contract Tracers

September 26, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – During his COVID-19 press briefing today, Gov. Phil Murphy announced that he has extended the public health emergency in New Jersey for an additional 30 days. These declarations, unless extended, expire after 30 days.

“As we enter the Fall season, it is important to continue to take all steps necessary to save lives and stop the spread of COVID-19 in our ...

September 22 Travel Update from Governor Murphy; 1 New State Added, 4 States Re-Added

NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy has updated the travel advisory.. As of Tuesday, September 22 the Governor has added Wyoming and re-added Rhode Island, Nevada, Minnesota, and Arizona.

Visitors coming from the following states and jurisdictions must quarantine for 14 days:

Alabama (added 6/24/20)
Alaska (re-added 9/1/20)
Arizona (re-added 9/22/20)
Arkansas (added ...

Your Election Questions Answered by Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi

Q: Would it be safer to use an absentee ballot?

A: Since 2009 New Jersey has not had “absentee” ballots. While there are some states who still do, the reason they are called an “absentee” ballot is because a voter had to provide an acceptable reason why they were unable to vote in person at their polling location before the state would send them the mail-in ballot. So ...

Free Open-Air Concert Oct. 11 at Malapardis Park in Whippany

September 16, 2020

The celebrated Hanover Wind Symphony will present a patriotic open-air concert called "America Strong!" on Sunday, October 11, at 2 p.m., at Malapardis Park, 191-225 Malapardis Road, in Cedar Knolls. The concert is free and open to the public.

 

The wearing of masks and social distancing will be observed during the concert. Bring lawn chairs and blankets for an inspiring ...

New Jersey budget will see more tax increases, more borrowing

September 22, 2020

Lawmakers push plan that borrows more than Gov. Phil Murphy wanted. Votes planned for Tuesday

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com.

State lawmakers are planning to send Gov. Phil Murphy a budget bill later this week that ...

West Coast Wildfires Bring Smoke to Northeast Skies

September 15, 2020

JERSEY CITY, NJ - The prevailing haziness of the past few months is proving to be more than just mental today. That's because smoke from the massive wildfires impacting numerous locations along the West Coast of the United States has worked its way into the jetstream, creating a faint pall over East Coast skylines.

According to New York Metro Weather, "Visible satellite imagery shows ...

A Protest to Save the Animals in East Hanover

September 19, 2020

EAST HANOVER, NJ - There was a large crowd gathered today in East Hanover near the premises of the Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter.  The peaceful protest was intended to speak up and for the animals with a call to stop the abuse.

According to the protestors, animals have been denied medicine, vaccines and medial care.  There were also calls to "Fire ...

Vigil Held in Honor of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Morristown

September 21, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A vigil was held on Sunday evening September 20th in Morristown in memory of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

Over 100 people gathered near the steps of the Morris County Courthouse.  Meghan Lynch, who is the President of the Morris County Women's Democratic Caucus addressed the crowd, as she honored the late Justice who, she stated, pioneered ...

Nine Charged With Using Stolen Identities & Fraudulently Obtained New Jersey Driver’s Licenses To Purchase & Finance Vehicles Worth Over $1.3 Million

TRENTON –Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today announced that nine individuals have been charged with conspiring to use stolen identities to obtain New Jersey digital driver’s licenses which they used to fraudulently purchase and finance motor vehicles and watercrafts worth more than $1.3 million at dealerships in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, and ...

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Note from Police Chief Regarding Nearby Home Invasions

September 18, 2020

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Police Chief from Florham Park has issued the following statement regarding nearby home invasions in Chatham:

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Residents,

Last week multiple home invasions occurred in Chatham where an unknown subject entered three homes while the residents were home and asleep. The unknown subject stole items and keys to a vehicle, which was also stolen.

Also last ...

Eye Witnesses Lead to Arrest of Female Burglar in Florham Park

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - A alleged female burglar was arrested for a home break in that occurred last Friday in Florham Park.  The full news release issued from the police is listed below:

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On Friday, September 11, 2020, the Florham Park Police responded to a report of a residential burglary called in by a house sitter.  Florham Park Patrol Officers and Detectives responded, ...

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Madison Town Wide Yard Sale

Psychologist Meryl Dorf PhD on Managing Anxiety During Times of Stress and Disruption

September 24, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV looks back to our conversation with clinical psychologist, Meryl Dorf, Ph.D. about how we can maintain our mental health and manage anxiety during times of stress and uncertainty. 

“There’s a lot that we can’t control and spending our time thinking and worrying about that fuels the anxiety,” said Dorf, “but focusing on ...

NJ Apple Picking Farm Provides Husky Dogs a Better Life

PORT MURRAY, NJ -- Tree-licious Orchards has a great reputation for their varieties of apples, fruits and vegetables, but it’s also known as a foster home for rescue husky dogs. “Our huskies just love life at the orchard,” said Tree-licious partner, Ginger Kesler.

Housing huskies at the farm started as a way to help rid the orchard of critters and provide a better life ...

NJ Motor Vehicle Storage Facility Aims to Create Community for Car Enthusiasts

FAIRFIELD, NJ -- Allison Kulesza, General Manager of Car Lofts in Fairfield, spoke with TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur about the facility's unique offerings for car enthusiasts and how the business has managed and pivoted during the pandemic. 

Car Lofts is a vehicle storage facility with a private social club for car enthusiasts, along with rental venues ...

Obituaries

Beverly Jean (Charlton) Weimar, of Ship Bottom, and Florham Park, New Jersey passed away on March ...
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The League of Women Voters of Mountain Lakes Has Lost Their Way

September 16, 2020

Dear Editor,

Breaking with longstanding tradition, the Mountain Lakes Republican candidates for Borough Council recently declined an invitation to participate in a League of Women Voters of Mountain Lakes (LWVML) candidate forum. As a former mayor, past League President for 4 years, and 25+-year member of LWVML I can say confidently – they have made the right call and we should all ...

Congressional Candidate Becchi To Visit Madison Again

September 18, 2020

The Madison Republican Committee is pleased to welcome Rosemary Becchi back to town on Sunday, September 27 for a Meet and Greet event.  Rosemary Becchi is the Republican challenger for the NJ CD-11 Congressional seat. 

The event will take place at a private home in Madison between 1pm and 3pm on Sunday, September 27.  All are welcome to attend, but pre-registration is ...