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Red Bulls Highlight May 16 Planning Board in Morris Twp

May 18, 2022

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Technical issues galore heavily hampered the May 16 Planning Board meeting.

First heard was PB-01-22. This is the Red Bulls’ proposed athletic training field at 101-103 Columbia, formerly Honeywell property before Honeywell moved to Morris Plains, and eventually North Carolina. The applicants submitted an amendment to their original plan to best abide by the ...

Morris County School District Moves to Buy Cameras for All School Buses

ROXBURY, NJ – All school buses in the Roxbury school district will soon be outfitted with security cameras as the district – which has slowly been installing the devices – recently decided to finish the job.

The decision to spend about $106,000 on the bus camera project was approved by the Roxbury Board of Education at its May 9 meeting.

At the session, Roxbury Schools ...

Morris County Family Seeks Help for Couple Forced Out of Ukraine

ROXBURY, NJ – A Roxbury family is asking the public to help two refugees from the war in Ukraine who are now living in the area and dealing with health issues for which they have no medical insurance coverage.

A GoFundMe site, set up by Maya Deutch, hopes to raise $10,000 for the refugees, Lyudmila and Vladimir Yakimov. Deutch is the daughter of two Roxbury residents, one of whom used to ...

Violations Remain at Roxbury Project that Dirtied Lake

ROXBURY, NJ – The developers of a large housing project in Landing have yet to fully comply with all the erosion control measures they were ordered to implement after heavy rains last month washed away dirt that ended up in nearby Lake Rogerene, according to a report.

The report was issued Wednesday by the Morris County Soil Conservation District (MCSCD), the agency that hit the project ...

Ceremony Thanks Donors to Roxbury's Student-Built Home

ROXBURY, NJ – Roxbury High School on Monday thanked the many individuals and companies whose donations of time and materials helped students build a Morris Habitat for Humanity house that will soon be moved to a prepared lot in Landing.

Several hundred people gathered for the “thank you” ceremony outside the high school’s Structural Design & Fabrication Lab, the ...

Police: Man Used Credit Cards Stolen from Denville Vehicles

DENVILLE, NJ - A Paterson man burglarized vehicles in Denville and then used credit cards he stole from them, according to police.

The man, Jazzmeir Mims, 23, faces charges of burglary, fraudulent use of credit cdards and criminal mischief, police said.

They said they responded May 4 to a report of two motor vehicle burglaries that took place in the parking lot of 3130 Route 10 ...

17 and 18 Year Old Arrested in Connection with Morristown Sexual Assault

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Two individuals, a 17 year old juvenile male and 18 year old, Lizandro Osorio-Mejia were arrested and charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault that occurred on Tuesday, May 3 on the Traction Line in Morristown, announced Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph K. Kimker, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, Morristown Police Chief ...

Apprehension of Suspects in Sexual Assault Case that Occurred in Morristown this Week

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Prosecutor's office has announced the apprehension of suspects in the active sexual assault investigation regarding the incident that took place earlier this week. As a result of a coordinated effort between law enforcement agencies, the public, and the media, two persons-of-interest were detained this afternoon. This occurred just a few hours after a press ...

Law Enforcement Investigating a Sexual Assault in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Chief of Detectives Christoph K. Kimker, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, and Morristown Police Chief Darnell Richardson confirm an active investigation into a sexual assault that occurred Tuesday afternoon in Morristown. Law enforcement is seeking information from the public.

On May 3, 2022, at approximately 3:41 p.m., on ...

Boonton & Denville Stops Included in May Schedule for HOPE ONE Van

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The HOPE ONE van will be making several stops in Morris County during May including one more in nearby Boonton and two in Denville.

The May schedule for the van is as follows:

May 2 Madison Train Station- 9am - 2pm
May 3 Boonton Walmart- 9am - 2pm
May 4 Wharton United Community Church
May 5 Turkey Brook Park in Mount Olive; 9am - 2pm
May 6 Interfaith Food ...

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Bill Aiming to Ban Large Boxes for Small Items Passes Assembly Committee with Strong Opposition

May 18, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — “This is a horrendous piece of legislation,” said Assemblyman Brian Bergen (R - District 25) during the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee meeting on Monday. 

His objection came prior to the committee clearing Assemblyman John McKeon’s (D - District 27) oversized box regulation. The new legislation would prohibit retailers ...

VIDEO: New Franklin Youth Center Opens, Camden Waterfront Pavilion Gets Another New Name, Westfield Memorial Day Parade Returns and Wayne Teen Loses Battle with Cancer

May 18, 2022

NEW JERSEY - A long-awaited youth center in Franklin opens. Plus, Camden's Waterfront Pavilion gets another new name. And, Westfield will hold a Memorial Day parade and picnic after COVID cancellations the last two years. Also, the town of Wayne mourns the loss of a teen who died from a rare blood cancer. 

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by ...

30th Annual "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive Returns

May 12, 2022

On Saturday, May 14th Letter Carriers across the country will take part in their 30th Annual “Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive”. The drive, sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC), is America’s largest one-day food collection event that provides millions of pounds of food to local hunger relief agencies. To help, all you need to do is place non-perishable food ...

Overlook Medical Center looks “Ahead” to hospital’s future at campaign kickoff

SUMMIT, NJ – MAY 6, 2022 – The Overlook Foundation, the non-profit, private organization that supports Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, kicked off a public campaign to raise funds for a multi-phase expansion and enhancement project that will transform the hospital, positioning it for future excellence.

The campaign, Overlook Ahead, will help to financially ...

Four Atlantic Health System Medical Centers get ‘A’ Grade for Safety by Leapfrog for Spring 2022

MORRISTOWN, NJ – May 10, 2022 – Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today announced that Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center and Chilton Medical Center all earned the highest possible safety rating of ‘A’ by The Leapfrog Group in its Spring 2022 Hospital Safety Grades.

“Safety is the ...

It's About Time

May 10, 2022

This statement is being written in response to the letter “For Immediate Release” Frank Cooney sent out (on behalf of the Montville Township Committee) on May 6th on Facebook regarding the dilapidated Route 46 corridor in Pine Brook.  The Montville Township Committee now states that it will address the old Suppas and Pine Brook (we call it Bates) Motel. It’s good to ...

Upcoming Events

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Wed, May 18, 6:30 AM

Addresses across Montville Twp, Montville

Recycle Paper and Cardboard

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Wed, May 18, 7:00 PM

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Environmental Commission Meeting

Government

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Thu, May 19, 7:30 PM

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Montville Twp Open Space Committee

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Speaker, Green In Day, Pride Events Coming Up for OneMontville

May 15, 2022

MONTVILLE, NJ – May and June are busy months for OneMontville, as they have the following events coming up:

On Wednesday, May 18 at 7 p.m., Rabbi Myers of the Tree of Life Synagogue will be speaking at the Pine Brook Jewish Center.

On October 27, 2018, during Sabbath morning services at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, a gunman opened fire, killing 11 people and wounding six ...

Play Ball! Montville Baseball and Softball Assn Holds Opening Day Parade and Ceremony

May 7, 2022

MONTVILLE, NJ – The Montville Baseball and Softball Association celebrated its 70th year with an opening day parade April 30 after two years of COVID hiatus. MBSA President Nick Marino guessed that 20,000 kids had played in the league over the years. The parade, which began at Lazar Middle School and brought all of the baseball and softball players to the Municipal Fields on River Road, ...

Red Bulls Highlight May 16 Planning Board in Morris Twp

May 18, 2022

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Technical issues galore heavily hampered the May 16 Planning Board meeting.

First heard was PB-01-22. This is the Red Bulls’ proposed athletic training field at 101-103 Columbia, formerly Honeywell property before Honeywell moved to Morris Plains, and eventually North Carolina. The applicants submitted an amendment to their original plan to best abide by the ...

Morris County School District Moves to Buy Cameras for All School Buses

ROXBURY, NJ – All school buses in the Roxbury school district will soon be outfitted with security cameras as the district – which has slowly been installing the devices – recently decided to finish the job.

The decision to spend about $106,000 on the bus camera project was approved by the Roxbury Board of Education at its May 9 meeting.

At the session, Roxbury Schools ...

Rocco’s Fight Comes to an End

May 18, 2022

WAYNE, NJ – At some point near or before the start of the Wayne Hills vs. Wayne Valley Girls Lacrosse game on Tuesday afternoon– which was held as a fundraiser and a way for those who love Rocco Sivolella to show their support - the young boy lost his fight with his cancer and passed away.

It was terrible tidings for his family. Rocco had just turned fifteen years old.

In ...

Another Dog Bitten by Bear in Sparta

SPARTA, NJ -  A third dog has been attacked by a bear in Sparta.  On Saturday night around 11:30 p.m. police said they got a call from residents on Meredith Drive. Their dog had received “a laceration” from a bear.

“The homeowner said the dogs were barking like they wanted to go out,” Lt. Jeff McCarrick said. He said when they let the dogs out they ...

Columns

Drawing the Line Between News and Content Marketing is Key to Publisher Credibility and Success

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Publishers invest significant time and financial resources in building their audience. No one has the right to have their content placed in front of the audience you’ve built. Public relations firms and others say their content is newsworthy and they get paid a lot of money to try to make that case to publishers every day.

Drawing the line between news and ...

RE/MAX Neighborhood Properties Open Houses This Weekend May 14th-May 15th

The following homes have OPEN HOUSES presented by RE/MAX NEIGHBORHOOD PROPERTIES this weekend May 14th - May 15th:

OPEN HOUSE(S) on SATURDAY, MAY 14th:

30 Edwards Road, Parsippany-Troy Hills Twp., 07054

12:00-2:00 PM

Contact RANDI BENNETT or TRACY WARSAW for more info. at 973-610-7123/ 973-722-8801

 

OPEN HOUSES on SUNDAY, May ...

Helping Teens Learn Life's Lessons

Do you find it hard to have any credibility with your teen? Join the club. They can't yet see that we know anything worth knowing.

That's because they're on a quest to figure everything out for themselves. You can't possibly understand what they're going through... so they say.

And I say, let them. This is their time for exploration, self-discovery, mistakes and ...

Just a Second

May 20th is World Metrology Day.

I am counting down the hours on an atomic clock which is accurate to 1 second in 10 million years.

Metrology is the scientific development of systems of measure. Unlike Meteorology, the study of weather, you don’t have to be chipper and TV good looking to study Metrology. You do have to have geekish tendencies and more degrees than a thermometer, ...

‘Calendar Girls’ Captivates at Chatham Playhouse

CHATHAM, NJ — This delightful play, set in Yorkshire, England, lends a risque air to the Women’s Institutes at a local church parish.

The play and film were based on a true story of middle-aged women who were seeking a fundraising idea for Leukemia Research.

They’re desperate to find a way to support their charities and somehow come up with the idea of ...

Dress for Success Northern NJ

*NOTE VENUE CHANGE*

DATE AND LOCATION: 

Hennessy Hall (the Mansion)

Fairleigh Dickinson University

1 Mansion Mall

Madison, NJ 07940

Friday, June 3rd, 2022 from 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm

There will be fabulous designer purse bingo, tricky tray raffle, 50/50 raffle, dessert, AND door prizes!

Making The World Better Place for Nearly a BILLION People

Hi everyone. Today we’ll again discuss something that directly affects a significant percentage of the estimated 1.2 BILLION people around the world who have disabilities. If you are not one of these individuals, odds are they are one of your family members or friends.

I’m speaking about those who have “invisible” disabilities. In other words, they don’t use an ...

If This Isn't You....

Hi everyone. Today we’ll be discussing something that directly affects a significant percentage of the estimated 1.2 BILLION people around the world who have disabilities. ff you are not one of these individuals, odds are they are one of your family members or friends.

I’m speaking about those who have “invisible” disabilities. In other words, they don’t use an ...