Three Morristown Hockey Players Receive Mennen Division Honors

March 21, 2018

MORRISTOWN – Anyone who followed the rugged MCSSIHL-Mennen Division can tell just by the eye test that Morristown’s Jay Horan was one of the league’s top defensemen.

Earlier in the week, the senior was given that distinction, as Horan was named as a first-team All-Mennen Division selection by the loop’s coaches. In addition to his defense, Horan chipped in offensively ...

Morristown's Strambi, O'Neill, Kolb and Willette Receive Post Season Basketball Awards

MORRISTOWN – Whiley they came up just short of winning the Morris County Tournament for a second consecutive year, the Morristown High School girls basketball team did roll to its third straight NJAC-United divisional title in 2017-18.

So with the extended run of success in the loop, it should come as no surprise that Jimmy Pisciotto’s club cleaned up on the all-league ...

Morristown's Leung, Bergeman and Ganning Receive Post Season Boys Basketball Honors

MORRISTOWN – Despite heavy graduation losses after last season, the Morristown High School boys basketball team overachieved its way to an 11-14 campaign and its fifth trip to the Morris County Tournament semifinals in six years this past.


No one had a bigger hand in doing that than senior captain Steve Leung, and he was recognized for it.


In a loaded ...

Morristown High School Seniors Strut Their Stuff at Project Graduation Fundraiser

March 23, 2018

WHIPPANY, NJ - The Morristown High School Project Graduation committee hosted another successful Dinner and Fashion Show Fundraiser at the Birchwood Manor on Thursday night to raise money for this year’s Morristown High School Project Graduation.

Over 450 attended this year's fashion show. During the event, thirty four high school seniors walked the runway in casual and formal ...

Student-Led March for Our Lives to Take Place in Morristown, Mar. 24

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown and surrounding-area students are planning to participate in a movement called 'March for Our Lives' taking place on Saturday, March 24. Part of a nationwide movement to pass common-sense gun legislation in America, the students plan on gathering in several places across the state of New Jersey, including Morristown, Montclair, Maplewood, ...

Morristown Students Can Apply for 2 Scholarships from The Land Conservancy of New Jersey

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Land Conservancy of New Jersey is now accepting applications for its 2018 Scholarship Program. Two scholarships are available to college students who reside in New Jersey and are pursuing a degree in environmental science, natural resource management, conservation, horticulture, park administration, or a related field. The application deadline is April ...

Delayed Opening for Morristown Public Schools on Thursday

March 21, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ- The Morris School District has announced  that all Morristown public schools will have a delayed opening. Bus pickups will be delayed 2 hours and the Sunrise program will not operate.


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Morristown Public School Closed Wednesday March 21

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris School District has announced that all Morristown public schools will be closed on Wednesday March 21 due to the impending snowstorm. All activities are cancelled.


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Morristown Students Stand Up; Remember Victims of Parkland Shooting

MORRISTOWN, NJ - It’s been one month since the shootings at a Parkland, Florida high school that left 17 dead and another 17 injured.

“Our community is still grieving and healing,” said Parkland Mayor Christine Hunschofsky.

“People will choose many different ways to acknowledge this day. Some will walk out, some will walk up, some will do both and some will ...

Did You Miss Garbage Pickup Due to The Snow? Morris Township Offers Courtesy Garbage Pickup

March 23, 2018

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Morris Township Department of Public Works will be extending a courtesy garbage pickup to all residents who missed their trash pickup on Thursday due to the storm.

Superintendent Thomas J. Eschmann wrote a notice to residents stating, "Due to the inclement weather March 21st into March 22nd many residents were unable to place their trash out for collection on ...

Governor Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Storm

Governor Murphy Declares State of Emergency

Trenton –Governor Phil Murphy today declared a State of Emergency for New Jersey beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday ahead of tomorrow's anticipated nor’easter, authorizing the State Director of Emergency Management to activate and coordinate response and recovery efforts. Executive Order No. 17 declares the state emergency across ...

Road Closures and Parking Restrictions in Morristown for Saturday March 24

March 23, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The March for Our Lives Morristown is coming to town on Saturday March 24. There are road closures and parking restrictions in place for the event.

The following streets will be closed:

South Street between Hamilton Road and James Street will close at 10:30am and remain closed during this event
Kings Food Markets will be accessible via South Street and Hamilton ...

Upcoming Road Work in Morristown (March 20 - March 23)

MORRISTOWN, NJ - There will be scheduled work taking place in Morristown this coming week.

From Tuesday March 20 through Friday March 23, motorists will encounter temporary road closures and parking restrictions in Morristown.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, work will be performed on the Washington Street Streetscape on Washington Street at Mills between 7am - 4pm. 

On Tuesday through ...

Morristown Happenings: Things to do in Morristown this Weekend

March 23, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The sun is shining and the sun is melting.....check out all their is to do in Morristown this weekend...Marches, Easter Egg Hunts, Easter Bunnies, Wine, Runs, Music and much much more. Have a great weekend everyone!


Friday March 23

Approaching Vibrancy Exhibit; Gallery at 14 Maple; 10am - 4pm

Group Run and Spin with SimplyCycle Morristown; meet at ...

Raising our dreams up: NJ artist has a special story: work on display at MPAC through April 2

MORRISTOWN, NJ - He lifts others up with the bright colors of his paintings, his words and his photography, and more so with the sensitivity of his heart and soul. Bergen County resident Andrew Weatherly's dreams have grown since he first started painting in school. And now the 25 year old desires for his dreams to keep growing. He also wants to encourage the dreams of those with special ...

Advisory: Some Delayed Openings for Morristown Businesses and Schools

March 22, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The latest storm has forced some Morristown businesses to open later than normal on Thursday March 22. Here's a list of delayed openings in town. If you are heading out, it might be best to call ahead to make sure the business is open

Morris School District- 2 hour delayed opening

County College of Morris - offices open at 10:30am, classes start at 11am

Morristown ...

UPDATED 12noon; Winter Storm Coming; Here are the latest Closures and Cancellations

MORRISTOWN, NJ  - The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the Morristown area.  The NWS predicts a wintry mix until about 2:00 AM Wednesday, and the potential for heavy snow and wind after 2:00 AM.

Cancellations and Closings for Wednesday

The County College of Morris will be closed Wednesday March 21. All day and evening classes and activities are ...

Susan G. Komen's Annual Pink Tie Event Raises Funds, Awareness

March 22, 2018

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Every two minutes, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer. And every 13 minutes, a woman will lose her battle with the disease. These are mothers, sisters, wives, and friends. 

Susan G. Komen was one of them. After the Texas native passed away from breast cancer, her sister founded the Susan G. Komen Foundation and it blossomed into a ...

Vascular Surgeon, Educator James Alexander Named Dean of TJU's Regional Campus at Atlantic Health Medical Centers

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Vascular surgeon and medical educator James Alexander, MD, has been selected as the associate dean for Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC) at Thomas Jefferson University's regional medical school campus at Atlantic Health System's Overlook and Morristown Medical Centers recently. 

Prior to joining Jefferson and Atlantic Health System, Dr.

Recipe of the Week from Delicious Orchards

March 24, 2018


1 pkg. (16 oz.) farfalle pasta
2 cups broccoli florets
3 boneless, skinless chicken 
  breasts, cooked and cubed
1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced
1 orange bell pepper, diced
1 bottle (16 oz.) DO Italian
  salad dressing
4 oz. white cheddar cheese, cubed
1 cup parmesan cheese, shredded
½ red onion, chopped

Cook pasta as directed on ...

Easy Egg Salad by Marie

Submitted to TAPinto Hawthorne by local resident Marie Albin.

Easy Egg Salad

Serves 4

What to do with all those hard-boiled eggs?  Try this easy egg salad recipe.  Let me know what you think!


6 large eggs, hard-boiled and chilled

¼ cup mayonnaise

1 tbsp prepared mustard, salt and pepper to taste

Optional additions –

2 tbsp green ...

CCM Cultivates Women in the Field of Horticulture and Landscape

March 22, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ —Men primarily work in the fields of landscape, design and maintenance. Change agents in the field, Brian Oleksak, chair of the Department of Landscape and Horticulture Technology (LHT), County College of Morris (CCM), and Susan Cohan, adjunct professor, and other LHT faculty are spearheading efforts for women to take advantage of the many opportunities these industries can ...

Grow It Green Morristown Gala Moves to New Venue; Recognizes Local Honorees

 MORRISTOWN, NJ—Grow It Green Morristown, a nonprofit focused on making fresh, local food and outdoor spaces accessible for all, announces its 6th Annual Fundraising Gala, Diamonds for Kale on Saturday, April 28th.

This year’s gala moves to The Seeing Eye located in Morris Township, and will offer guests more room to celebrate in a beautiful and unique ...

Free Prom Dresses and Accessories Available at Project Self-Sufficiency Prom Shop

March 20, 2018

NEWTON, NJ - Teen girls in need of a prom dress are invited to select a gown from the collection at the “Sister-to-Sister” Prom Shop hosted by Project Self-Sufficiency.  The eleventh annual “Sister-to-Sister Prom Shop” will be open:

March 28th, 29th, April 4th, 5th, 10th, 11th, 12th , 3:00—7:00 p.m.;

April 6th and 13th, 3:00—5:00 p.m.; and

April ...

Two Morristown Agencies Among Those Receiving $50,000-Plus in Junior League Community Grants

SUMMIT, NJ - Two Morristown-based community partners and agencies are part of a group of 15 entities that will receive more than $50,000 in grants from the Junior League of Summit.

The Junior League of Summit is a nonprofit, charitable and educational organization of women who are committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the communities through ...

JCP&L Preparing for Third Nor’easter that Could Impact Region

March 20, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is preparing for the third nor’easter to hit the region in the past two weeks that could produce more than a foot of heavy, wet snow and the potential for wind gusts up to 45 mph in its northern and central New Jersey service areas beginning early Wednesday. 

JCP&L personnel have implemented storm and staffing plans ...

Town of Morristown Set to Hold Public Property Auction Thurs. April 5

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown will action off the property located at 38 Headley Road in Morristown. The auction will take place Thursday April 5 at 11am at Morristown Town Hall, 200 South Street.

The property boasts "in town living withing walking distance to downtown." 

The ranch style home is situated on 1/2 acre surrounded by shade trees. The home ...

Manager of an Assisted Living Facility in Morristown Charged with Stealing $237,000 from an Elderly Person

March 22, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The business manager of an assisted living facility in Morristown has been charged with exploiting her position to steal approximately $237,000 from an elderly victim under her care, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. 

The manager, Marcella Drakeford of Jensen Beach,  Florida is charged with 6 counts of mail fraud and was arrested in Florida. She will be ...

Prosecutor Knapp and Chief Assistant Prosecutor Seabury Hosted Opioid Presentation for Members of Leadership Morris

MORRISTOW, NJ - Prosecutor Fredric Knapp and Chief Assistant Prosecutor Brad Seabury met with the current class of Leadership Morris during the morning of March 15, to discuss the Opioid and Heroin Epidemic that continues to affect countless lives throughout the Morris County community.

Leadership Morris is community education program that was founded in 1991, and is run by the Morris County ...


 It is with great sadness that The Hampshire Companies announces that Todd Anderson, ...
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What is Palm Sunday All About?

March 23, 2018

STAFFORD, NJ - It is hard to believe, but this Sunday, March 25 we celebrate Palm Sunday.  You may ask "What is Palm Sunday?"  No longer in American society should we assume that all know the significance of the Holy Day on the Christian Calendar.

Palm Sunday is the day Christians celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, one week before His ...

Travels NYC Spotlight - Bruce Springsteen's Historic "Springsteen On Broadway" Run Extended Through December 2018

March 23, 2018

TAPintoTravels - Bruce Springsteen's historic sold-out series of performances of his one man show “Springsteen On Broadway” at Jujamcyn's Walter Kerr Theatre will be extended through a final New York City show December 15, 2018.  Eighty-one additional shows will go on sale for performances July 10 through December 15, 2018, marking the third time ...

Travel Fun - Senators Cory Booker is Bested by Senator Jeff Flake in a Snowball Fight on Capital Hill

WASHINGTON, DC - Senators Jeff Flake of Arizona and Cory Booker of New Jersey had a spirited snow ball fight in front of Capital Hill.  This combines multiple things that we like at TAPintoTravels.  It includes extended work travel, a great tourist city, and two grown men having fun.

Is it immature?  A little. Is it funny?  Definitely.

The sad part is Cory got bested by ...

Travel Advisory - Air Travel, Rail, and Bus Service Set To Resume on Thursday, March 22

TAPintoTravels - Whenever there is inclement weather, it pays to keep informed.  Today, (Thursday, March 22), the FAA is reporting a normal return to service with less than 15 minute delays.  LaGuardia has reported that 90% of scheduled flights are scheduled to takeoff.  Newark Liberty is reporting that 180 flights are canceled.

NJ Transit is reporting a ...

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AtlantiCast: Episode 13

On this episode of AtlantiCast, new clinical studies in the fields of cardiology and immunotherapy, national and statewide recognitions for Atlantic Health System medical centers and the inaugural AtlantiCast Collab Challenge!


I Need to Take Leave from Work Because of a Disability. What are My Rights and Obligations?

According to studies, as many as one in ten persons of working age in the United States have at least one disability.  As a result of a disability or illness, most of us will need to take extended leave during the course of a career.  If you or someone you know suffers from a disability or illness and needs to take time off from work, here are some important things to know:

Leave Can ...

Morris Animal Inn Hosts Live Q&A Session; Wednesday Feb. 28

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Do you have questions about grooming your dog? The Morris Animal Inn is hosting a Live Question and Answer Session on Wednesday February 28 at 11:30am. Tune in to have all your questions answered by Morris Animal Inn's Grooming Manager, Jayanne.

Morris Animal Inn offers:

Bath, brush out, ear cleaning and nail trim package
Haircut to your specifications
Healthy ...

71 Years After Leaving High School, Roxbury Man Gets Diploma

March 21, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ – 90-year-old Chester “Chet” Jones had only four words to say Monday when presented with an honorary diploma from Roxbury High School: “That’s all I wanted.”

The lifelong Roxbury resident left high school in January of his senior year to work and then join the military, said Roxbury High School Guidance Director Emilie Bacchetta. She said failing ...

Top 10 Weekend travel Ideas in Somerset County - March 23 - 25 - Plus Easter Egg Hunts

March 23, 2018

Top Ten Things to do in Somerset County: 

Weekend Top 10: 3.23 to 3.25

1. 5k Race to Wellness, Duke Island Park

2. A Virtual Tour of the Moon, Duke Farms

3. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, The Bernards Inn

4. Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? – Opening Weekend, Villagers Theatre

5. Motown the Musical, State Theatre New ...

Hop On Over; Annual Easter Egg Hunts Take Place in Morris Township and Morristown

March 19, 2018

 MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  Grab those Easter baskets! Morris Township and Morristown kids are invited to area Easter Egg Hunts this month.

The Morris Township Volunteer Firefighers will be sponsoring 3 Easter Egg Hunts throughout the Township this month. The Fairchild Fire Department will have an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday March 24 at the Alfred Vail School. The hunt begins at ...

Law Enforcement Night Set for March 16th

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Please note that the LAW ENFORCEMENT NIGHT previously scheduled for last week will now be held this Friday at 7pm on March 16th at Mennen Arena.  Mennen Arena is at 161 E. Hanover Ave, Morristown, NJ.

The Morris Area Coalition for Education and Positive Choices is rapidly becoming a household name in Morris County.  Word is spreading about the many initiatives being ...

Parade Officials; Morristown's St. Patrick's Day Parade is ON

MORRISTOWN, NJ -   The powerful Nor'easter that ripped through our area has shut down streets and left many without power, but it has not stopped the Irish spirit. Organizers for the Morris County St. Patrick's Day parade announced that the St. Patrick's Day Parade is on! The parade and pre-parade festivities will go on as planned Saturday March 10.

Weekend-long Anniversary Event for The Shops at 980: Baby Crossing, The Depot and Paradise

March 21, 2018

Morristown’s The Depot, Baby Crossing and Paradise (The Shops at 980) are having an anniversary event beginning Thursday celebrating their first year together as Three Stores Under One Roof!

Starting Thursday morning customers can enjoy deals, giveaways and treats such as champagne and cupcakes! Please join us Thursday March 22nd through Sunday March 25th at 980 Mt Kemble Avenue (on Rt ...

County College of Morris Performing Arts and Cultural Events Spring 2018 Season

APRIL 2018:

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Wednesday through Saturday, April 11-14
7:30 p.m., Saturday matinee 2 p.m. Student Community Center Dragonetti Auditorium

The Broadway Theatre is crumbling and closing! To pay homage, past performers of the “Weismann Follies” have gathered there for a reunion and final goodbye to the historic landmark. Journey through ...

April Blood Drives Scheduled at 2 Morristown Locations

MORRISTOWN, NJ- New Jersey Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center (NYBC) is asking for help to maintain an adequate supply of all blood types, but especially O-negative – the “universal” blood which can be transfused into anyone in an emergency.  In addition, hundreds of additional blood drives need to be scheduled to meet projected hospital demand.  ...

Student-Led March for Our Lives to Take Place in Morristown, Mar. 24

March 23, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown and surrounding-area students are planning to participate in a movement called 'March for Our Lives' taking place on Saturday, March 24. Part of a nationwide movement to pass common-sense gun legislation in America, the students plan on gathering in several places across the state of New Jersey, including Morristown, Montclair, Maplewood, ...

More Snow on the Way? Winter Storm Watch Issued for Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - With the official start of spring just days away, winter does not want to let go of its hold -- another Nor'easter is headed our way.  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the area predicting 6 to 10 inches of new accumulation.

The warning is in effect Tuesday evening through Wednesday evening according to the NWS.  ...

CCM Announces Plans for an Engineering and Manufacturing Facility Meeting the Needs of Students and Employers

RANDOLPH, NJ – County College of Morris (CCM) will be meeting the demand to expand several popular academic areas and offer local businesses greater support in addressing their need for skilled employees through the construction of a $10 million Engineering and Manufacturing building.

The 30,000 square foot building will be constructed on the college’s Randolph campus.  ...

Applications Open for Annual Scholarships Offered by Alliance of Private Special Education Schools

March 22, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ - The Alliance of Private Special Education Schools of Northern New Jersey, a group of more than 30 state-approved private special education schools in northern and central New Jersey, has opened scholarship applications for graduating high school students with disabilities.

The scholarships are designed to empower, recognize and reward graduates with special needs. Students with ...

Outstanding Citizens To Be Honored at the Boy Scouts of America 23rd Annual Morris County Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner

Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will be honoring local community members at the Boy Scouts of America 23rd Annual Morris County Lifetime Achievement Awards Dinner to be held on the evening of Thursday, April 19th at The Hanover Marriott in Whippany at 6:30 pm.  This year’s honorees are Reynaldo Caudillo, Bruce Jones, Michael Lupton, Ron Morano, Lou Nisivoccia, and ...

Recent Storms Close Morristown National Historical Park

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The past two storms have impacted the Morristown National Historical Park. There has been damage from downed trees, loss of power, dangling power lines, and two feet of snow have made conditions unsafe for the public in certain areas.

The following areas are CLOSED until further notice:
*Jockey Hollow (Visitor Center, trails, tour road)
*Fort Nonsense
*New Jersey ...

6 Easy Ways to Increase Zzzz’s During National Sleep Awareness Month and Beyond!

Team Nest Builder knows sleep deprivation leads to a myriad of problems, so we’re here to help you make your New Jersey home bedrooms the havens you deserve! Take a look at these simple ideas for increasing your zzzzz’s:

Soften Up

Employ a large area rug that covers the entire room to help absorb sound and enhance comfort.

Feeling Blue

According to a study by Travelodge, ...

Queen Mary and the Cruiser

Queen Mary and the Cruiser by David A. Thomas and Patrick Holmes (Naval Institute Press, 1997)

“Had the forenoon watch and after eating went out onto the fo'c'sle. Just arrived at the top of the ladder by the PO's heads when the wave hit me---waist high---and knocked me over. Looking astern---through the bulkhead door which was open, saw the stern of a ship sticking up out of ...

Valyrian Steel: Where is it All? Should We Still Care?

There is a glaring hole in recent Game of Thrones seasons that needs to be addressed: the ability of Valyrian steel to destroy White Walkers has not been acknowledged since before Jon Snow’s death.

In fact, it hasn’t been mentioned since the Season Five finale when Jon Snow reveals this discovery to Sam Tarly. Jon has cared about little more than the war between the living and ...

'Trying' explores age, youth and points of history in poignant production

‘Trying’ explores youth, age and points of history in poignant production

By Liz Keill

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The George Street Playhouse presents an engrossing, two-character play based on the real life of Francis Biddle, former Attorney General.

Biddle, a Harvard educated lawyer, served under Franklin Roosevelt and later Harry Truman during the Nuremberg Tribunal. His ...

National Student Walk Out: MCST Students Have Had #Enough

March 22, 2018

DENVILLE, NJ - On March 14, nearly 1 million teenagers across the country stood up and walked out of school as part of a nationwide protest calling upon Congress to take action against gun violence. I am proud to have been one of them.

Undeterred by the small size of the school, my friends and classmates at Morris County School of Technology in Denville participated in the national event ...

The Role of Meal Replacements in Weight Loss

Obesity is at epidemic proportions in the United States and in other developed and developing countries. The prevalence of obesity is increasing not only in adults, but also in children and adolescents. We all know that obesity is a significant risk factor for various chronic illnesses, most importantly heart disease and diabetes, but also cancer and osteoarthritis, liver and kidney disease, ...

Suspicious Person, Outstanding Warrants and Drugs Top This Week's Police Blotter

March 19, 2018

3/11: ARRESTS FOR NARCOTICS: Officers executed a motor-vehicle stop at the Tourne County Park in Boonton Township. An investigation led to Andrew M. Dodson, age 23, of Montville Township, to be charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Driving While Intoxicated; and Manoj  Muthukumaran, age 23, of Montville Township, to be ...

Michael V. Colvin Joins Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

March 21, 2018

SARASOTA, FL – The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, is pleased to announce that Michael V. Colvin has joined the firm as a member of the Broker-Dealer Litigation and Arbitration team. For more than 15 years, Michael served as vice president and counsel for Morgan Stanley’s Wealth Management Division in New York.

Michael V. Colvin is a member of a team of Shumaker ...