Dig it! Plant it! Eat it! Family Saturdays

Through hands-on gardening, a tour of the Museum’s historic rooms, and an art-making experience with New Jersey artist children and their caregivers can enjoy nature while learning about life in the past.

Free, pre-registration required - participate in one, two, or all three sessions! Separate registration for all 3 sessions required

Recommended ages 4 to 10 years old

Limit of 12 children per session

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  1. Cynthia Winslow
  2. 9735382404 EXT. 16
  3. cwinslow@maccullochhall.org
Sat, July 24
12:00 pm — 1:00 am
Add to My Calendar 07/24/2021 12:00pm 07/25/2021 1:00am America/New_York Dig it! Plant it! Eat it! Family Saturdays

Through hands-on gardening, a tour of the Museum’s historic rooms, and an art-making experience with New Jersey artist children and their caregivers can enjoy nature while learning about life in the past.

Free, pre-registration required - participate in one, two, or all three sessions! Separate registration for all 3 sessions required

Recommended ages 4 to 10 years old

Limit of 12 ...

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45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960

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Do you want to make New Jersey better? Join This Meeting Wednesday Evening!

Jersey 1st is a non-profit organization founded with the mission of advocating for economic and social policies that put New Jersey first. We advocate for NJ businesses, financial discipline, our community, and education. We need your help to spread the word about our mission and continue our grassroots movement in your town.

Jersey 1st is launching a Town Committee program to further our ...

Do you want to make New Jersey better? Join us Tonight!

Jersey 1st is a non-profit organization founded with the mission of advocating for economic and social policies that put New Jersey first. We advocate for NJ businesses, financial discipline, our community, and education. We need your help to spread the word about our mission and continue our grassroots movement in your town.

Jersey 1st is launching a Town Committee program to further our ...

New Items at NEW LEAF Consignment; Come Check Them Out!

August 3, 2021

Come and see what's new at NEW LEAF Consignment! 

Head scarf only? Think again. Styled as a top with a Madewell skirt only at NEW LEAF! Vittadini Scarf, SZ SQ, $1,  Madewell Skirt, SZ 24, $28, Necklace $18

Casual and cool is everything in the summer. Stay trendy with new styles just like this one at NEW LEAF! Zen Top, SZ L/XL, $40, Ozai N Ku Top, SZ XL, $82, Necklace ...

Edison Heating and Cooling: The Benefits of Routine HVAC Maintenance

EDISON, NJ –  Edison Heating and Cooling offers new and existing customers the option to purchase a maintenance contract and, according to owner Mike Iarrapino, there are various benefits for routine HVAC maintenance. 

"Routine check-ups and maintenance are key to ensuring your comfort systems are performing at their best," Iarrapino said, ...

Milestones

Morris Plains' Pratiksha Mukherjee Receives High Academic Honors:

June 22, 2021

 Pratiksha Mukherjee of Morris Plains has received from Joe Biden the President's Gold Award for Educational Excellence in recognition of her stupendous academic achievement.

This award level is bestowed upon those who maintain an overall grade in 90-100% range in all curricula. In addition to the award, Pratiksha was also member of the coveted Advanced Mathematics Program, the ...

Morristown Rotary Club Celebrates Centennial with Pavilion Donation at Town Hall

August 4, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown community is invited to the Morristown Town Hall Lobby today, Wednesday August 4 at 2pm to celebrate the a donation by the Morristown Rotary Club.

 The Morristown Rotary Club will make a donation of $90,000 to the Town of Morristown in celebration of Rotary’s 100th Anniversary.  This donation will be put towards the installation of a new pavilion ...

Free Summer Concert Series in Morris Township Continues Tuesday Aug. 3 with Mid-Life Crisis

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  The summer concert series continues tonight Tuesday with Country Comfort. The performance will take place at the Gazebo at Ginty Field, 45 Woodland Avenue in Morris Township. 

The performance is free and will begin at 7pm.

The remaining schedule for the concert series is as follows:

Tuesday August 3 Mid Life Crisis
Tuseday August 10 Van Martin ...

Morristown Church Presents Summer Carillon Concert Series with Live Music by Roy Kroezen

MORRISTOWN, NJ - St. Peter's Church in Morristown will be hosting their summer Carillon Concert Series this Sunday, August 1 featuring live music by Roy Kroezen. The event will take place outdoors at 5pm.

Guest are invited to bring a picnic dinner, blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy an evening of music.

Eat Lunch with the Librarian Today at Morristown's Macculloch Hall

August 4, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Grab a blanket and your lunch and enjoy a wonderful afternoon with "Lunch with the Librarian" at Macculloch Hall Gardens. 

Every Wednesday throughout August, the librarian from the Morristown Library will read stories to pre-school children and their parents or caregivers under Macculloch Hall's magnificent beech tree.

The event begins at ...

August Schedule for The HOPE ONE Van; 5 Stops in Morristown/Morris Plains

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The HOPE ONE van will be making several stops in Morris County this month.

The August schedule for the van is as follows:

August 3 at Our Promise; 51 Washington Street in Morristown; 11:30am - 3pm
August 3 at Florham Park's National Night Out; 5pm - 9pm
August 3 at Madison's National Night Out; 5pm - 9pm
August 4 at Towaco Train Station; 9am - ...

Community Conversations with Morristown Medical Center: Preventing Skin Cancer

Morristown Medical Center is presenting Community Conversations: Preventing Skin Cancer tomorrow July 29 at 12:30pm. The event will take place on Facebook Live

With a particularly hot summer, it’s especially important to protect yourself from melanoma and other skin cancers.

Join Eric Whitman, MD, surgical oncologist, medical director of Atlantic Health System Cancer Care and the ...

JCP&L Empowers Love of Learning on North Jersey Lake

August 3, 2021

In the middle of Lake Hopatcong, a young family inspects phytoplankton – microscopic, plant-based organisms that form the base of the marine food chain, visible on a tablet thanks to a high-powered digital microscope. 

A few feet away, a group of friends tests the lake’s clarity using a Secchi disk. Others measure water temperature and pH levels, serving as citizen ...

Do you want to make New Jersey better? Join us Tonight!

Jersey 1st is a non-profit organization founded with the mission of advocating for economic and social policies that put New Jersey first. We advocate for NJ businesses, financial discipline, our community, and education. We need your help to spread the word about our mission and continue our grassroots movement in your town.

Jersey 1st is launching a Town Committee program to further our ...

Winner Announced for NJ’s ‘Your Voice, Your Shot’ Video Contest

TRENTON, NJ — Belmar resident John Walsh is the winner of New Jersey’s “Your Voice, Your Shot” video contest, which is part of the state’s public health campaign encouraging residents to get the coronavirus vaccine.

Walsh’s “Jersey Summer” video was selected as the public’s favorite during online voting — an announcement that was made ...

NJ TRANSIT Offers Free Rides to and From COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

August 5, 2021

NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT continues to help get more New Jersey residents vaccinated. The partnership, called VAXRide, is expected to give about 11,000 residents free bus and train rides to and from both public and private vaccination destinations. 

Novartis, a New Jersey-based healthcare company, is the program’s lead sponsor with a commitment of $120,000 for the ...

Morris Township Offers Free Outdoor Movie; Aug. 21

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  The Morris Township Department of Parks and Recreation will show War with Grandpa on Saturday, August 21. The movie will be shown at Ginty Field, next to the Morris Township Municipal Complex on Woodland Avenue. Movie time is at dusk, approximately 8:30 PM. 

Arrive early for some games, DJ music with the recreation staff. Bring blankets, lawn chairs ...

Morris County Cancels Annual National Night Out; Local Towns Hosting Festivities

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - National Night Out at Mennan Arena will not be taking place this year, announced the Morris County Park Police. 

However, Florham Park and Madison will be celebrating the night.

Florham Park will have fireworks, live music and an outdoor movie as a tribute to law enforcement and a celebration of the community. This year's National Night Out is ...

Three Montville Police Officers Involved in Fatal Police Encounter Will Not be Criminally Charged

August 4, 2021

TRENTON, NJ – Three Montville Township Police officers will not be criminally charged as a state grand jury has voted at the conclusion of its deliberations regarding the death of Kevin Cruz, 25, of Black River, N.Y., who was struck by a tractor trailer and killed during an encounter with the Montville Police on I-80 on Aug. 22, 2019.

The fatal police encounter was investigated by the ...

Parsippany Movie Theater Closes for Good

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany's movie theater at the Morris Hills Shopping center is remaining closed and will not re-open as originally planned.

The Cinépolis, located in the Morris Hills Shopping Center, was closed due to COVID and although the website alluded to renovations being underway as the headquarters announced a multi-million dollar project to enhance the Parsippany and ...

Beach Reopens at Hopatcong State Park

ROXBURY, NJ — The swimming/beach area at Hopatcong State Park, closed over the weekend due to contamination, reopens today, according to the state.

The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) closed the area on July 24, citing only high bacteria counts in the lake water. It did not specify the source of the bacteria or the type, but past closures have been due to too much E.

New Brunswick Police Will Start Utilizing Pole-Mounted License Plate Reader

August 5, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Police will be utilizing a pole-mounted license plate reader after the City Council approved the leasing of the device and associated software.

Deputy Director J.T. Miller, the New Brunswick Police Department’s Information Officer, responded after one resident during Wednesday’s meeting suggested that the license plate reader will be used for ...

NJ Transit Opens Up Request for Proposals to Study Zero-Emission Bus System  

NEWARK, NJ – NJ Transit is taking the next steps to fulfill its vision of a zero-emission bus fleet by 2040, seeking firms to partner with to study and develop innovative ways to implement a cleaner mode of public transportation. 

Transit officials this week released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for firms to partake in a study to identify and prioritize investments needed to achieve ...

NJ Man Succumbs to West Nile Virus

CAMDEN, NJ — COVID-19 is not the only virus the city is dealing with. On Saturday, the county announced that a case of West Nile Virus has been found in Camden.

A Camden man in his 60s was committed to a hospital with symptoms of West Nile Virus on July 16. He was later moved to another medical center, where he died. He tested positive for the virus.

“West Nile Virus ...

Musician Heading Home From Nashville for Roxbury Fireworks Gig

August 4, 2021

ROXBURY, NJ – Madison Pisani, a 20-year-old Roxbury musician and vocalist living and performing in Nashville since June, will come home next week to play at the upcoming fireworks display.

Pisani is known to many around the area who watched her play at local taverns and restaurants for the past four years. The 2018 Roxbury High School graduate said she’s returning ...

Rutgers Alum Who Co-Starred With Orson Welles, Flew Missions Over Occupied Europe, Turns 100

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - He was on his way to England via Africa, a young man born in 1920 to Russian Jewish immigrants in New York City. As a newly minted Air Force navigator, his mission was to deliver a B-24 bomber and its 10-man crew to an airbase in Britain. It was nighttime in the Sahara. As he looked at the moon, he remembered how “terribly romantic and freezing cold” the night ...

Daniel Anderl - Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk Attracts 1,000+ Participants, Raises $100K+ for Scholarships

NORTH BRUNSWICK, NJ -- The original goals of the Love Is Light 5K Race/Walk on Saturday, July 17, in honor of Daniel Anderl was 500 participants and $100,000 for scholarships at St. Joseph High School. However, organizers announced that the event had more than double the participants, who included Gov. Phil Murphy and First Lady Tammy Murphy and Daniel's parents, Mark Anderl and Judge ...

Clearing the Covid Travel Cobwebs in Old Croatia

August 5, 2021

The Pandemic has been tough for everyone, especially for those who have contracted the coronavirus or whose loved ones have contracted it. For world travelers, safety and health considerations brought travel to a halt in 2020. As 2021 progresses, many opportunities present themselves to travelers who want to clear out the Covid travel cobwebs.

The Dalmatian coast of Croatia provides many such ...

Hot Air Balloon Festival and Warren County Fair Begin 7/31/21

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. – The Warren County Farmers’ Fair kicks of its 83rd year on July 31 through August 7. After last year’s fair was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Warren County Farmer’s Fair Association is once again proud to sponsor the 83rd anniversary of a tradition dating back to 1859. The fair has been a constant throughout the years since 1937, except for ...

Interactive Virtual Mural Map Showcasing Newark's Public Art Scene to Launch This Weekend

NEWARK, NJ – Among Newark’s bustling streets and historic brick buildings, the murals and works of both local and renowned artists can be found in each of the city’s five wards. Now, those works will be celebrated this weekend with the launch of a one-of-a-kind virtual map. 

City officials will recognize Newark’s prominent public art scene on Saturday, July 31, ...

6 Ways to Enjoy Zucchini Season in NJ (That Aren’t Zucchini Bread)

August 5, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Aug. 8 is National Sneak Some Zucchini Into Your Neighbor’s Porch Day.

Why? Because, this time of year, gardeners get a sudden influx of zucchini that needs to be picked all at once before it grows into enormous (but less tasty) squash on the vine.

If you’ve got a bumper crop of zucchini and summer squash, or if your neighbor is kind enough to share, here ...

Pet-Friendly NJ Restaurants Offer Menus for Your Dog

NEW JERSEY — Looking for a dog-friendly place to eat? You’re not alone.

Catering to the pet-loving crowd, some New Jersey restaurants are taking dog-friendly dining a step further by offering a special menu just for your pooch.

At Sheelen’s Crossing Bistro & Pub in Fanwood, the “woof” menu includes items such as beef, chicken, fish, rice, vegetables ...

Are you preparing to return to work? NJ TRANSIT is ready for you.

NEW JERSEY — The pandemic resulted in a unique work-from-home model for many New Jersey residents, with a “new normal” evolving as infection rates decline.

While some employers may intend to keep remote work options in place, a growing trend reveals many companies transitioning back to in-person workplaces.

Roadways already show evidence of rush-hour congestion as workers ...

What is a Wasp

Every year, around 62 people die from hornet, wasp, or bee stings. These creatures may be little, but they can be very dangerous if you or someone you know has an allergy. 

You may be allergic to a particular insect, which means it's important to know the difference between them.

So what is a wasp? And how can you identify them? We'll discuss these ...

Kittens Available for Adoption at Parsippany Animal Shelter

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Animal Control and shelter has kittens available for adoption. The photos attached to this article are just a few of those available.

The adoption fee for kittens is $70; they are spayed/neutered and vaccinated!

Interested people can submit an application via the following link:

http://parpolice.com/aco/animaladoptionfrm.aspx

Once the application is ...

Diamond Needs a Foster or Forever Home! Is it with you?

URGENT!!! This little gem of a dog needs a foster by next week!!

Beautiful Diamond has been with us since 2016. After a few years in our kennel, she was taken into a wonderful foster home, but her foster family is moving out of the country and poor Diamond needs a new foster home. Going back to the kennel now will be very tough on Diamond and we hope someone can take her in and give her the ...

Butterscotch and Copper are Available for Adoption at St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center - Madison Shelter

Butterscotch and Copper are a sweet pair of bunnies who are looking for their forever home!

Butterscotch is a beautiful three-year-old lady who is mellow and loves to snack. Copper is a dapper six-year-old gentleman who loves to zip around and explore!

These two would do best in a home without other bunnies, but do love their human companions and do well with respectful kids. They would ...

Meet EHR's Lady of LIberty LItter of Puppies!

Meet our Ladies of Liberty Litter!!

Vega, Vanna, Venus, Vera, Violet, Valerie, Vivian, and Vaughn are 3 month old black lab/terrier mix female pups, who will be making their #freedomride to NJ for adoption on July 3rd! Based on age and current size, we estimate that they will be about 60-70lbs full grown. These sweet girls are adorably cute and snuggly, good with dogs, cats, and kids.

The ...

Immunotherapy Provides More Options in Treatment of Advanced Melanoma

A decade ago, a diagnosis of metastatic melanoma was often tantamount to a death sentence: the five-year survival rate was below 5%. Advances in treatment have vastly altered that narrative. As director of Atlantic Health System’s Atlantic Melanoma Center, I have witnessed the long-term survival rate improve tenfold, and effective treatments continue to be developed.

The Atlantic ...

The Oldendorp Team Makes a Splash on Real Trend's 2021 "The Thousand" Ranking of Top Real Estate Professionals Nationwide

July 10, 2021

SHORT HILLS, NJ — The Oldendorp Team stands alone among Compass New Jersey teams according to 2021's "The Thousand," an annual ranking of the nation's top individual agents and teams produced by Real Trends. Only 0.07 percent of the 1.4 million real estate professionals in the U.S. appear among "The Thousand," making it the upper echelon of industry talent. The ...

To the Dickens with Dickens

With so much emphasis being placed on STEM today, Language Arts (formerly known as English) has become less significant in the school curriculum. Grammar, punctuation, spelling, and vocabulary are touched on, but not emphasized as they used to be. Even cursive writing has been dropped from many school districts.

When I started teaching in 1972 the basics were covered in the freshman and ...

New Jersey Dentist Provides Painless Non-Invasive Laser Treatment for Sleep Apnea

July 26, 2021

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Dr. Joseph DalBon of the New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry spoke with TAPintoTV to discuss a new painless laser oral treatment created to alleviate sleep apnea.

“Sleep apnea is a condition where the patient is waking up during the night and unable to breathe that can cause a number of serious health issues,” he said. Some of these health issues ...

What Are The Three Types of Electric Vehicles? Hybrid, PHEV and BEV

WAYNE, NJ -- General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, Peter Spina, Jr., spoke with TAPintoTV about the three kinds of electric vehicles in the automotive marketplace; Hybrid, PHEV, and BEV. 

Hybrid vehicles have gas and electric engines but no plug-in charging functionality. “The system charges itself through regenerative braking,” Spina explained. “It harnesses the kinetic ...

Compass Gives Back to Chatham NJ Community with Neighborhood Appreciation Day Event

TAPintoTV spoke with Suzy Minken of Compass about a new home in Chatham, NJ and why she hosted an Appreciation Day event for the local neighborhood.

After nine months of construction, 94 Elmwood Avenue is completed and open on Appreciation Day. “I wanted people in the neighborhood and the community to come and see how gorgeous this house is,” Minken explained. “I wanted ...

We Need to Improve Access to Affordable Child Care on Behalf of NJ Businesses & Parents – Especially Mothers

July 26, 2021

With New Jersey on the road to recovery and businesses scrambling to fill job openings, child care accessibility will impact just how many residents are able to return to work.

Necessary yet costly COVID-19 safety measures forced many child care providers to permanently close last year and left others struggling to stay afloat, making child care more inaccessible to families than ever ...

Governor Murphy and the state legislature should stop experimenting with New Jersey election law during general elections

Dear Editor,

New Jersey should strive to be a leader in accessible and secure elections.  Although it seeks to modernize New Jersey elections the new election law PL 2021, c. 40, approved on March 30, 2021, which contains 17 pages of changes to the state voting laws, provides insufficient time to properly prepare for the general election this November.  Governor Murphy and the ...

Clearing the Covid Travel Cobwebs in Old Croatia

August 5, 2021

The Pandemic has been tough for everyone, especially for those who have contracted the coronavirus or whose loved ones have contracted it. For world travelers, safety and health considerations brought travel to a halt in 2020. As 2021 progresses, many opportunities present themselves to travelers who want to clear out the Covid travel cobwebs.

The Dalmatian coast of Croatia provides many such ...

Atlantic Health System Launches Palliative Care Learning Collaborative Sponsored by Marquis Health Consulting Services $100K Donation Supports Education Initiative for Skilled Nursing Professionals

August 5, 2021

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Atlantic Health System this summer launched a Community Palliative Care Learning Collaborative (C-PCLC) developed with financial support from Marquis Health Consulting Services and led by a team of Atlantic Health palliative care and integrated care experts. The initiative aims to provide resources to educate and ...

NJ Human Services Announces Wireless Devices Pilot Program for Eligible Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals

 

NJ Human Services Announces Wireless Devices Pilot Program for Eligible Deaf and Hard of Hearing Individuals

 

August 4, 2021

 

(TRENTON) – Human Services Acting Commissioner Sarah Adelman today announced that the Department has launched a pilot program offering wireless devices to eligible deaf and hard of hearing New Jersey residents.

This program is ...

JCP&L Rallies Community Around Special Needs Man, Family

Kecia Deveney’s family was among the millions of New Jersey residents to feel the brunt of Tropical Storm Isaias, including losing power at their Wall Township (Monmouth County) home. As the summer weather warmed in the storm’s wake, Deveney grew concerned about her son, Tucker, who suffered an anoxic brain injury as the result of a ...

Coding Cougars is Hosting a Free Summer Camp

This summer, Coding Cougars will be hosting a completely FREE summer camp at the Library of the Chathams for elementary through middle school students from Chatham and surrounding towns. From August 16th-21st, 10am to 3pm, student volunteers will provide an experience tailored to each student's interests and expertise in the camp. 

Based in Chatham, Coding Cougars is an organization ...

Here Comes the Sun! Interior Design Elements for a Bright Home

The days are long and filled with light, and neighborhoods are abuzz with warmth and energy. It’s only fitting that you want your home to reflect that same lively spirit. To celebrate summer, let the sun shine through your home décor with these ideas for bright, warm, and summery interior accents.

 Bedroom / Living Spaces
● Sunny yellow pillows and throw blankets are an easy ...

Fourth of July Fun—Here We Come!

Hosting a Fourth of July party? Pull out all the stops for the family and friends you may not have seen as much over the past year! Here are ten ideas for patriotic decorations, treats, and games - everything you need to get ready for this year’s Independence Day celebrations.

 

Decorations

Nothing puts guests in a party mood like going all-out with your décor. Use ...

Festive Food: Red, White, and Blue for the Fourth

A Fourth of July gathering is the classic summer event – food, fun, and friends. This year, treat your guests to some festive new dishes highlighting the red, white, and blue we all associate with this special holiday.

Star Confetti Cookies

For a fun, easy dessert that you can pair with any main dish, try these cutout star cookies. The recipe has been tested to ensure that the cookies ...

Citrus, Coral, and Florals: Summer from the Inside Out

As summer swings into high gear outside, bring some of the color and brightness indoors with your home décor. Perfect for setting the mood every day and during special events, summer décor that includes florals, citrus, and coral tones is a great way to transition from the more muted spring hues to the bold colors of the brightest season. Here are five ways to incorporate these ...

5 Minute Intervals Or 30 Minutes At Once: Which Is Better?

Squeezing in time to exercise can be challenging, especially if you juggle a hectic schedule. But staying physically active is one of the most important things you can do for your health as you age.

Given the increasing popularity of 5-minute interval workouts (or High-Intensity Interval Training – HIIT), swapping short bursts of moderately intense and vigorous aerobic exercise followed ...

8 Simple Activities To Enjoy With Your Grandkids

Spending quality time with your grandkids (and kids) adds joy and laughter to any given day. Just basking in a child’s boundless energy and carefree silliness can boost your mood and make you smile. But joining in the fun also keeps you physically and mentally active – and research shows that multigenerational interaction is good for older adults and kids.

 

If you’re ...

Easy Recipes To Make With Home Garden Ingredients

Many foodies will attest there’s nothing more delicious than homegrown vegetables and fruits straight from your garden. Enjoying your bountiful backyard harvest will boost your vitamin and mineral intake and help you maintain a well-balanced, nutritious diet – which is especially important for gut health as you age. If you’re looking for new ways to serve your fresh produce, try ...

9 Animal Webcams That Are Worth Seeing

From attending book clubs and cooking classes via Zoom to visiting botanical gardens and museums online, many of us have had to think outside the box to enjoy recreational activities this past year. Did you know there are countless incredible animal webcams you can enjoy from the comfort of your couch? Taking virtual “trips” can help relieve stress, boost your mood, and enable your ...

Bring the Sunshine Indoors With These 4 Simple Décor Ideas

As summer approaches, everyone is eager to spend more time outside enjoying the sun. It’s also the perfect time to transition your home décor to reflect the added daylight and brightness outside. If you’re ready to bring more of the sunshine inside this season, here are four great ways to easily update your décor for a lighter and brighter feeling.

Clean and ...

How to Incorporate Chalk Paint Into Your Next Project

Chalk paint is all the rage for that cozy richness it gives to furniture, décor, and even walls. The matte finish adds a softness to bold colors and a thickness that covers even the most worn down surfaces.

 

Home decorating moguls love chalk paint, and now you can, too - here’s the lowdown on why, where, and how to use chalk paint for your next DIY decorating ...

Tile, Wood, or Laminate — What’s Your Flooring Match?

If your wood floors are discolored and scratched, your tile chipped, or your laminate worn, you may need an upgrade! But what’s the best flooring option? That all depends on the purpose of the area to be refinished, your budget, and your style.

The following sections will outline some of the key differences between wood, tile, and laminate.

Since there are pros and cons to each type ...

DIY or Hire a Pro? Backyard Fencing and Wall Ideas for Privacy and Style

Your backyard is where you go to relax, get some fresh air, and still feel at home. You want to be able to enjoy the outdoors and maintain some privacy with your family or guests. If your fencing isn’t offering you the privacy, or the style you need, here are a few ideas for upgrading your outdoor space.

 

These fencing and wall options range from simple and classic to modern and ...

Winding Down: End Your Day with These Calming Steps

Winding down at the end of the day is essential to any wellness routine – your sleep cycle will dramatically improve once you adopt a predictable evening practice. Ultimately, the best wind-down routine is one that fits into your schedule and meets your individual needs. While you’d ideally take 1-2 hours of calming time in the evenings, sometimes a goal that’s too ambitious can ...

Why Face Rollers Should be Your Next Skincare Purchase

If you’d like to energize your skincare routine (but can’t fit professional facials into your schedule or budget), using a face roller is a great at-home option. With these small tools, you can have a mini-massage daily to improve your skin’s health and appearance. The key to long-term results is consistency, so find a face roller that works for you and make it an integral part ...

Eat the Rainbow: Why Fruits of Every Color Belong on Your Plate

In general, the bold colors found in fruits indicate a large concentration of antioxidants. These vitamins and compounds perform many different functions within the body, but all antioxidants help reduce “free radicals,” or potentially harmful atoms that interfere with normal cell functioning in our bodies. Eating a variety of colors through fruits will help ensure that you’re ...

Fresh Air and Fitness: 4 Outdoor Workouts for Every Level

Fresh air and fitness – a great combination for any wellness routine! As the weather warms up, consider adding some outdoor workouts to your regular exercise regimen. New surroundings can often make the same moves feel more challenging and exciting, so heading out to your backyard is an easy way to refresh any routine that’s starting to feel repetitive. Here are four great outdoor ...

Obituaries

Robert J. Talmadge, age 80, of Manahawkin, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Born in ...
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May 19, 1935 - Sep 23, 2018
Bill N. Raso, age 83, of Manahawkin, NJ passed away September 23, 2018. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he ...
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 It is with great sadness that The Hampshire Companies announces that Todd Anderson, ...
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- Mar 13, 2017
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Paulus J. Tuyp, passed away at his residence with his loving and ...
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- Mar 12, 2017
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Edward K. Larsen, 94, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at JFK ...
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