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Traffic Alert: Car Accident on Eagle Rock Avenue in East Hanover

June 4, 2020

EAST HANOVER, NJ - There is a motor vehicle accident near 29 Eagle Rock Avenue in East Hanover.

Police are on the scene.  The EMS has been called for one of the occupants.

This according to breaking news alerts.  

East Hanover's Leadership Issues Statement Regarding Death of George Floyd

EAST HANOVER, NJ - Mayor Joseph Pannullo; Chief Christopher F. Cannizzo, EHPD; the East Hanover Town Council; and Fr. Matthew Kranc, St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church have issued the following statement regarding the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota:

“Fellow citizens, the shocking brutality precipitating the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, does not reflect ...

Fuel Spill on Rt. 287 Friday Evening Causes Environmental Mess

PARSIPPANY, NJ - An overturned auto with a person entrapped along with a truck with a fuel tank, caused an environmental and traffic mess on Rt. 287 this evening, May 22nd in Parsippany.

At mile marker 41 on Rt. 287 southbound, the fire department and County Hazmat were on the scene.  Over 100 gallons of diesel fuel spilled and leaked into the storm drains.

The person that was ...

Update from Florham Park's Chief of Police

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Chief of Police Joseph Orlando issued the following statement today, May 20, 2020:

Residents,

Please read this post in its entirety, as there is much to discuss both locally and throughout the State. I ask residents to remember, the State is mandating all of our actions and we as a Borough are doing everything we can to provide our residents with safe activities on our ...

East Hanover and Florham Park Residents Warned of COVID-Related Scams

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County law enforcement officials are advising residents that criminal scammers are taking advantage of the COVID-19 emergency to conduct scams by phone, email and online, especially targeting the elderly.

“We and our law enforcement partners throughout Morris County and the state have observed an increase in the number of scams and confidence crimes,” ...

Traffic Alert: Route 10 W Ramp to I-287 Southbound to Close Overnight in Hanover

HANOVER, NJ - The Route 10 Westbound ramp leading to Rt. 287 South will be closed tonight in Hanover and a detour will be in place.  The full traffic news alert is listed below:

(Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced that the ramp from Route 10 westbound to I-287 southbound will be closed overnight as a roadway improvement project ...

Claiming Infection, Man Coughs and Spits on Parsippany Cops, say Authorities

PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS, NJ - A Flemington man, who claimed he was infected with the coronavirus responsible for COVID-19, coughed and spit at Parsippany police this week while wielding a hammer, said authorities.

The man, Nickolas Suk, 23, was arrested May 7 by the Parsippany Police Department on charges of throwing bodily fluid at a law enforcement officer (4th degree), endangering (4th ...

East Hanover Police Department Thanks Nurses in New Video

EAST HANOVER, NJ - East Hanover's Chief of Police Christopher F. Cannizzo has sent the following message to the citizens in honor of National Nurses Day.  The deparment also created a video which can be viewed on Facebook by clicking here. 

Greetings to all citizens of East Hanover,

As you may know, Wednesday, May 6th, marks National Nurses Day. We at the East Hanover Police ...

Pepper Spray Assault in Parsippany Leads to Assailant on the Run

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There was an alleged assault that occurred on North Beverwyck Road in Parsippany where someone is said to have used pepper spray in an attack.The Essex County Sheriff's office issued a 'Be on the Lookout' alert for a Subaru Impreza bearing NJ registration A23LVZ.

Both the vehicle and occupant are wanted in connection to the assault.

This according ...

School Closings, Antibody Testing, Executive Orders and more from Florham Park Police Chief Joseph Orlando

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - Florham Park's Chief of Police, Joseph Orlando, has issued the following statement to residents:

Residents,

I hope everyone was able to enjoy the great weather we had this weekend in conjunction with the opening of Emmett and Volunteer Parks for passive recreation. The Governor stated last week and reiterated in his daily brief today, he would rescind his order to ...

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Traffic Alert: Car Accident on Eagle Rock Avenue in East Hanover

June 4, 2020

EAST HANOVER, NJ - There is a motor vehicle accident near 29 Eagle Rock Avenue in East Hanover.

Police are on the scene.  The EMS has been called for one of the occupants.

This according to breaking news alerts.  

East Hanover's Leadership Issues Statement Regarding Death of George Floyd

EAST HANOVER, NJ - Mayor Joseph Pannullo; Chief Christopher F. Cannizzo, EHPD; the East Hanover Town Council; and Fr. Matthew Kranc, St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church have issued the following statement regarding the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota:

“Fellow citizens, the shocking brutality precipitating the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, does not reflect ...

Fuel Spill on Rt. 287 Friday Evening Causes Environmental Mess

PARSIPPANY, NJ - An overturned auto with a person entrapped along with a truck with a fuel tank, caused an environmental and traffic mess on Rt. 287 this evening, May 22nd in Parsippany.

At mile marker 41 on Rt. 287 southbound, the fire department and County Hazmat were on the scene.  Over 100 gallons of diesel fuel spilled and leaked into the storm drains.

The person that was ...

Y Ninja Fit—It’s a Hit!

Friday afternoons at 4:30 p.m. are a blast for 13 boys enrolled in Y Ninja Fit for Teens at the Madison Area YMCA. The Gymnastics Center is abuzz with the boys running, climbing and jumping over and under obstacles. (Where are you, girls? This is open to you too!)

Teens experience the best of both worlds in this one-hour combination class of obstacle course training and fitness training. The ...

County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Commended for Saving a Life While Off Duty

June 4, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County Prosecutor’s Office officials honored a prosecutor’s office detective on June 3 for saving the life of a woman who appeared to be trying to take her own life.

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office (MCPO) Detective Luis Goncalves was travelling on Route 3 in Lyndhurst on May 20, 2020, returning from an investigation, when he observed a female ...

TAPinto Camden Editor Talks about Peaceful Protest for George Floyd that brought City into National Spotlight

June 4, 2020

CAMDEN, NJ -- Steven Rodas, Editor of TAPinto Camden, spoke with Stephanie Willoughby about the recent protest held here in solidarity with George Floyd that has put the city in the national spotlight for both its peaceful nature and police participation. 

Hundreds gathered in downtown Camden on Saturday, May 30, but what made this protest stand out from the thousands of other ...

Clinton NJ Vegan Café Pays it Forward by Preparing Meals for the Community & Essential Workers

CLINTON, NJ -- Tara Stone, Owner of Grounded for Life Cafe, recently appeared on TAPintoTV’s Sunday morning show on News 12 Plus, where she spoke to Host Stephanie Willoughby about her experiences as a small business owner navigating the pandemic. 

Stone described Grounded for Life as a plant-based restaurant “borne from a need to bring healthy and compassionate food, ...

Rutherford, NJ Bakery Brings Smiles and Support to their Community During the Pandemic

RUTHERFORD, NJ -- Stephanie Willoughby spoke with Renee Faris, Chef & Owner of Erie Coffee Shop & Bakery, about her small business in town and how life and work has changed for her during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As the coronavirus outbreak began to take hold in New Jersey, at first Faris set limits as to how many people could be in the bakery, but eventually wound up closing altogether ...

East Hanover Community Partnership Will Distribute Complimentary Supplies to East Hanover Businesses This Saturday, June 6th!

June 3, 2020

EAST HANOVER, NJ - The East Hanover Community Partnership is committed to the success and safety of the East Hanover business community. 

To assist the businesses in navigating through this challenging time, the EHCP will be distributing complimentary PPE, Cleaning Supplies, and Social Distancing kits this Saturday, June 6th from the Town Hall Parking lot. 

Please use the ...

Florham Park Education Foundation Launches Community Care Initiative

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of all children and their families in the Florham Park community. However, some families may be more impacted than others. It is because of this that the Florham Park Education Foundation (FPEF) has launched a new initiative called Community Care. Community Care provides support to the children and their families in the Florham Park ...

Coronavirus: Latest New Jersey Numbers from Gov. Murphy

TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Sunday, May 24, via his Twitter account that New Jersey had 1,065 new confirmed positive cases of COVID19, bringing the state total to 154,154. Of those cases, 2,857 are in hospitals, 760 are in critical or intensive care, and 639 are on ventilators.The governor also announced 52 more new deaths, pushing New Jersey's total ...

Obituaries

Beverly Jean (Charlton) Weimar, of Ship Bottom, and Florham Park, New Jersey passed away on March ...
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How We Return to High School Sports in New Jersey

May 22, 2020

Dear Editor:

In my decades as an educator and school administrator, I’m hard pressed to find a situation as challenging as what we face related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The last few months have been painful on many levels, from the heartbreaking loss of life to the millions who have suffered emotional and economic loss. It’s been a harrowing time for everyone.

For our students, ...

Jenna Shulman College Consulting Presents: College Summer Spotlight Series (Free Event)

June 4, 2020

Join Florham Park-based Independent Educational Consultant, Jenna Shulman, as she hosts over 50 college information sessions throughout the course of the summer!

The global pandemic has made it increasingly difficult for students to take college tours and participate in information sessions. These free live Zoom video conferencing sessions will educate prospective college students and their ...