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Take Advantage of Freshii Meals

Take advantage of Freshii Meal Deals with easy and delicious choices everyone will love!

You can enjoy at home or take advantage of their outdoor dining!

Platters and Boards from That Charcuterie Chick

Having a grad party? Summer celebration? Wedding? Or just maybe a get together with friends? Check out these "locally sourced artisanal charcuterie boards and platters delivered right to your doorstep.

Check out That Charcuterie Chick at www.thatcharcuteriechick.com

 

 

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July 8 COVID-19 Update; Morristown Cases Increase to 592

July 8, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The positive cases of COVID-19 in Morristown have climbed to 592, said officials. Of those cases, 285 are female and 307 are male. Morris Township is reporting 333 cases, as of July 5.

Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 174,039 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 6,854 total positive test results in Morris County. There have been 13,476 deaths in the ...

July 7 COVID-19 Update; Morristown Jumps to 591

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The number of positive cases in Morristown have increased to 591, said officials. Officials have stated that of those cases, 285 are female and 306 are male. Morris Township is reporting 333 cases as of July 5.

Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 173,878 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 6,830 total positive test results in Morris County. There ...

3 More States Have Been Added to NJ's Travel Quarantine Advisory

TRENTON, NJ — Travelers making their way back to the Garden State from over a dozen states have been advised to self-quarantine for a minimum of 14 days due to the rise of COVID-19 cases — a list that as of Tuesday also includes Delaware, Kansas and Oklahoma. 

Gov. Phil Murphy and State Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli warned Monday of pocketed outbreaks ...

Atlas - June Dog of the Month

Meet Eleventh Hour Rescue's JUNE Dog Of The Month...ATLAS! ☀️🌊⛱

Atlas was adopted from  when he was 2 months old. He was returned because they didn’t have the time to train him. Atlas seems like a very gentle dog who is now scared because he found himself back at a shelter. His adopters tell us that he is house trained and crate trained, plus he walks well on a leash. He is ...

Meet Hogan! The EHR Dog of the Month

Hogan is a super sweet boy and a favorite of our staff and volunteers!! He always seems to greet his human friends with a smile, and they can’t help but smile back when they see that happy face. Hogan is a black lab/retriever mix around 3 1/2-4 years old that weighs about 45 lbs.

Hogan’s very favorite thing to do is PLAY! Perhaps that’s because he came from a place where he ...

Latest Advances in Cancer Care Presented at Atlantic Health System’s “2020 Oncology Symposium”

Cutting-edge advances in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer were brought to the forefront on June 27th during Atlantic Health System’s “2020 Annual Review in Oncology Virtual Symposium,” an event sponsored by Atlantic Health System Cancer Care and held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Attended by nearly 160 top oncology professionals, the half-day ...

Know Your Employment Rights During the Coronavirus Pandemic

It is important for employees to understand new and existing laws during this difficult time. I have highlighted here some key items:

Assembly Bill 3848 Enacted into Law
An employer shall not terminate or penalize an employee who takes time off for a specified period based on the written recommendation of a health care professional licensed in New Jersey because the employee has or is likely ...

JCP&L Completes Inspections and Maintenance to Enhance Customer Service Reliability Through the Summer; Work Also Helps Prepare for an Active Hurricane Season

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) subsidiary, has completed inspections and conducted equipment maintenance projects across its 13-county service area to enhance customer service reliability as part of its annual summer preparedness plan.  The company is also ready to respond to power outages caused during the Atlantic hurricane ...

Morristown's Macculloch Hall Offers LImited Gallery Tours

July 9, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Beginning Monday, July 13, Macculloch Hall Historical Museum will be open by appointment for tours of the galleries for groups of 5 or less.

Visitors are invited to immerse themselves in the work of Thomas Nast in Columbia: Thomas Nast Illustrates the Moral Conscience of the United States. The museum is located  at 45 Macculloch Avenue in Morristown

The ...

Celebrate America's Birthday with Virtual Reading of Declaration of Independence

MORRISTOWN, NJ - There will be a virtual reading of Jefferson's timeless Declaration of Independence at 1:00pm today on the Morristown National Historical Park's FACEBOOK page.

Join the Morristown National Historical Park's long-standing annual tradition as they celebrate the 4th of July, Morris County-style.

"While we unfortunately won't be on the Morristown ...

Morris Plains Hosts Virtual Firework Display; Saturday June 27

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - The COVID-19 pandemic has canceled so many things that the Borough of Morris Plains wanted to move the annual firework display to a virtual event. The live stream virtual firework display will take place on Saturday June 27 at 9:15pm (rain date of Sunday June 28 at 9:15pm)

"The Borough’s Annual Family Day had to be canceled due restrictions on gatherings", ...

Table of Hope and Morris Habitat for Humanity to Host Free Mobile Food Distribution on July 8

July 6, 2020

RANDOLPH, NJ- Table of Hope and Morris Habitat for Humanity will host a free mobile food distribution at the Morris Habitat Restore on Wednesday, July 8 to assist families in need during this time of crisis. All residents are welcome and there are no eligibility requirements.

The contactless, drive-through food pick up will take place at the Morris Habitat ReStore parking lot located at 274 ...

The HOPE ONE Van Will Be on the Morristown Green Today; July 6

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The HOPE ONE van will be stationed on the Morristown Green today, July 6 , from 9am - 2pm. The  HOPE One vehicle, which previously was used in police tactical operations is now a mobile recovery access vehicle.

The vehicle, which  has trained staff on site, provides individuals with information about rehab, detox services, mental health services, ...

Warplanes to Conduct Flyover Along the Hudson River on July 4th

HOBOKEN - The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has announced the scheduled July 4th flyover of New York City and the Hudson River, as part of its "salute to the Great Cities of the American Revolution."

Reportedly led by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, the flyover will also consist of F-15 and F-22 fighters U.S. Marine Corps F-35 fighters, as well as USAF B-1, B-2, and B-52 ...

2020 Free Summer Concert Series Begins Tuesday July 7 with The Kootz

July 4, 2020

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  The 2020 free Summer Concert Series, presented by the Morris Township Recreation Department,  will kick off on Tuesday, July 7 with The Kootz Band.

The band will perform live at the Ginty Field Gazebo, beginning at 7pm.

Defining their performances as a “Rock N’ Roll with Fiber”, The Kootz are known for their “feel good” ...

After Clashing with Protesters, Allegedly Making Nazi Salute, Mountainside Medical Center Recruiter Relieved of Her Duties

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A woman has been relieved of her duties from working at Mountainside Medical Center after videos surfaced of her yelling at Black Lives Matter protesters at a counter-protest in Nutley.

Twitter users reported that Valerie Pastore, of Nutley, NJ was seen at an anti-Black Lives Matter protest on June 26 screaming at protesters and allegedly making the Nazi salute.

The very ...

TAPinto Morristown Joins Statewide Effort to Remember Those Loved and Lost to COVID-19

MORRISTOWN, NJ — In an effort to honor those in Morristown taken by coronavirus, TAPinto Morristown is joining Loved and Lost, a statewide media collaborative with a goal to name and celebrate the life of every New Jersey resident who died of COVID-19. Currently, more than 15,000 residents have succumbed to the disease.

Loved and Lost is being coordinated by the Center for ...

The Morris Museum Sets Dates to Re-open

July 10, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris Museum has set the date of July 14 to reopen for members and July 21 to reopen to the general public. 

Admission is by timed reservation only. Reservations can be made online or by calling the museum at 973-971-3700. Payment is by credit card only at this time.

 

Read More: Recall Alert: All Clean Hand Sanitizer Recalled Due to Presence of Wood ...

July 6 Construction Notice for Morristown Residents

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown officials have announced that two construction projects will be taking place the week of July 6.

One project includes construction on town sidewalks, curb and a drainage project on Clinton Place and Clinton Street in Morristown. The work will take place between 7am - 5pm. During the construction, there will be limited parking restrictions, sidewalk ...

Happy 4th from TAPinto Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - TAPinto Morristown wishes everyone a Happy 4th of July.

 

Fight Against Lake Hopatcong Algae Blooms Continues with 'Biochar' Bags

July 9, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ – Several Lake Hopatcong inlets are the sites for an experiment that could help control harmful algal blooms (HABs), the green bacterial growths that shut down the lake last summer.

Workers from Princeton Hydro installed, at four places, tethered flotation bags containing “Biochar,” a material that might help remove dissolved phosphorous from ...

Chatham Celebrates Independence Day and the Ingenuity of 12-Year-Old Chatham Resident with Parade Honoring First Responders

CHATHAM, NJ - There was a sign along the "alternate route" Fourth of July Parade in Chatham on Saturday that said: "Emma Zapata for President".

The sign underscored the popularity of the idea penned by the 12-year-old Chatham resident, who revived the annual Independence Day celebration with her letter to the mayor. As a result, Chatham residents emerged from their homes to ...

Congresswoman Sherrill Announces 2020 Service Academy Appointees from NJ-11

Washington, DC – Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) announced today that 23 students from New Jersey’s 11th Congressional District were appointed and accepted offers to the U.S. service academies. Rep. Sherrill hosted a virtual reception last week to honor the students who will be attending the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S.

Middlesex County College Moving Fall Classes Online, New Brunswick Center Will Be Closed

July 10, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Most of Middlesex County College’s fall classes will be offered remotely, and its New Brunswick Center will not host any in-person classes.

President Mark McCormick said that about 90% of classes at the Edison-based college will be offered online in an attempt to mitigate the risks of exposure to COVID-19, according to press release.

Many of the courses will ...

Rutgers, Named for a Slave Owner, Will Keep its Name, Says University's First Black President

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Even in this era where statues of explorers are being dismantled, schools named after presidents are being rebranded and sports teams are replacing racially insensitive nicknames, don't expect Rutgers to change its name.

The subject was raised to new university president Jonathan Holloway at a news conference on Monday at Winants Hall - the very building Rutgers' ...

Rutgers President Holloway Addresses Whether There Will Be a Football Season

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Jonathan Holloway answered questions about a pandemic, a multimillion dollar budget shortfall and more during his first news conference as Rutgers president.

The news conference, however, ended on a lighter note.

“If there is no football season,” one reporter asked Holloway, “will you be going to your peers at Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio State and ...

Day Trip: Walkway Over the Hudson

July 4, 2020

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — Looking for a break from quarantine? Consider a trip to Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park that includes a steel cantilever bridge 212 feet over the Hudson River. Those walking, running or biking the 1.28 miles — one way — can see the Catskills to the north, and the Hudson Highlands to the south. Those looking for a few more miles can continue on the ...

Macy's to Launch Unannounced Fireworks Across NYC Starting Monday

HOBOKEN - Guessing they didn't get the memo...

Macy's, the New York City-based retail giant, have announced that they will be launching spontaneous fireworks displays across the City starting Monday, and continuing all week long leading up to the mega display on Saturday, July 4.

"From Monday, June 29 through Saturday, July 4, Macy’s Fireworks displays will launch ...

‘Let New Jersey Eat Again’ Empanada Extravaganza Food Truck Festival at Garden State Plaza July 12

PARAMUS, N.J. — For a local promotion company specializing in the organization of some of the most exciting festivals the Garden State has to offer, the start of summer solstice and the muy caliente weather that accompanies it calls for an Empanada Extravaganza!

On Sunday, July 12, MegaBite Events will host the daylong food truck festival in the parking lot of Westfield Garden State ...

Lawmaker Says NJ Should Pick up Restaurants’ Tab After Nixing Indoor Dining

July 6, 2020

NEW JERSEY — The owner of Sweet Waters Steakhouse in Westfield stocked up for the restart of indoor dining in advance of the July Fourth weekend. That was before Gov. Phil Murphy announced the cancelation of inside dining two days before its anticipated comeback originally slated for July 2.

Frank DiLollo purchased meat and fish, among other foods, for diners ...

The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni

The Ancestor by Danielle Trussoni (William Morris/Harper Collins, 2020)

In writing a contemporary novel in the Gothic tradition, it is impossible not to compare aspects of great Gothic novels that have come before. The excellent, new book, The Ancestor, by Danielle Trussoni fits the description of a Neo-Gothic. However, drawing comparisons between previously written novels is half the fun ...

NJ Accountant and Tax Coach Explains How Strategic Planning Can Save Businesses Money

July 9, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur spoke with Ethan Hundley, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Tax Coach (CTC) about his firm and how he can help clients proactively structure their taxes to save money.  Brodeur and Hundley spoke via video conference from East Main Media’s studio, which has been reconfigured to accommodate ...

Letter to the Editor: Removing Signs is a Violation of Free Speech and the First Amendment

July 9, 2020

Dear Editor,

1st amendment and Chatham New Jersey don’t work “Perfect together” …  Tom Kean Sr. 

I found this very disturbing.  Today Monday July 6th while driving up Main Street in Chatham Boro I witnessed and took pictures of a Chatham DPW worker removing Rosemary Becchi Political signs off of Main Street in said Borough.   The sign behind ...

Guest Column: Declaration of Independence – What is it?

July 4, 2020

The definition of a free country is where the government does not control what people say or do for political reasons and where people can express their opinions without punishment. The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow.

In a 2017 report Freedom House said that of the 195 countries assessed, 87 (45%) were rated Free, 59 (30%) Partly Free, ...

IRS: July 15 tax payment deadline approaching;

July 8, 2020

WASHINGTON ― As the 2019 tax filing and payment deadline approaches, the IRS reminds taxpayers and businesses that 2019 income tax liabilities as well as postponed April 15 and June 15, 2020 estimated tax payments are due July 15, 2020.  This postponement provided temporary tax relief in response to the COVID 19 pandemic.

Taxpayers who owe a 2019 income tax liability, as well as ...

New Chief Development Officer Named by No. 1 Hospital in New Jersey

Morristown, New Jersey– Jennifer Smith has been named chief development officer for the Foundation for Morristown Medical Center, which supports both Morristown Medical Center and Goryeb Children’s Hospital with $20 million in philanthropy annually. Smith will join the Foundation on August 10.
 
Trish O’Keefe, PhD, RN, president for Morristown ...

Joey Bella Memorial Fund, Inc. On-Line Fundraiser

Under normal circumstances, today and tomorrow the JBMF Board members and volunteers would be working very hard to set-up our annual events.  We would be anxiously and excitedly awaiting your arrival under the big tent, and we would be enjoying the best two nights of the year as we danced, laughed, and raised money for families in need.  

However, as you know, due to ...

Diabetes Foundation Announces Free Expanded Online Programming on Website and Social Pages

HACKENSACK, NJ – July 1, 2020 – The Diabetes Foundation, the go-to organization for answers and resources for people living with diabetes in New Jersey, recently announced new and expanded online programming as New Jersey’s COVID-19 restrictions and limitations continue with respect to public gatherings. This expanded programming includes a wealth of information on their ...

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Robert J. Talmadge, age 80, of Manahawkin, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Born in ...
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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Paulus J. Tuyp, passed away at his residence with his loving and ...
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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Edward K. Larsen, 94, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at JFK ...
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