Live webinar "Defending Democracy: Transforming Public Safety"

Why is police violence so common in America, and disproportionately wielded against the Black community? What do people mean by “defund police?” How can we fix systemic problems in our law enforcement system, and what would a re-envisioned system look like?

Few issues are this important to the future of our country. NJ 11th for Change hosts this free Zoom webinar exploring problems and solutions, providing a foundation for productive conversations in viewers' own communities.

Award-winning interviewer Julie Burstein will talk with Andrea McChristian, the Law & Policy Director of the New Jersey Institute of Social Justice, and NJ 11th for Change member Laura Merz, a military law-enforcement officer with over 15 years of experience in a proven system that may be exactly the model America needs.

Admission is free but advance registration is required. Register at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScYeuVWiW7hb1QxLIzorXihkaralW8HKZbZ7IL0CmiqH0y7Pg/viewform?usp=sf_link

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Wed, August 12
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Add to My Calendar 08/12/2020 7:30pm 08/12/2020 9:00pm America/New_York Live webinar "Defending Democracy: Transforming Public Safety"

Why is police violence so common in America, and disproportionately wielded against the Black community? What do people mean by “defund police?” How can we fix systemic problems in our law enforcement system, and what would a re-envisioned system look like?

Few issues are this important to the future of our country. NJ 11th for Change hosts this free Zoom webinar exploring problems ...

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COVID-19 Update for Thursday Sept. 24 in Morristown; One New Case in Town

September 24, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - There are 602 positive COVID-19 cases in Morristown, as of Thursday, September 24, announced officials. That is an increase of one overnight, they said.

Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 201,552 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 7,810 positive test results in Morris County. Statewide that is an increase of 588 new cases. There have been ...

COVID-19 Update for Wednesday Sept. 23 in Morristown; Another Day of No New Cases

MORRISTOWN, NJ - There are 601 positive COVID-19 cases in Morristown, as of Wednesday, September 23, announced officials. There are no new cases as of today, they said.

Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 200,988 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 7,795 positive test results in Morris County. There have been 14,291 deaths in the state (7 new deaths), with 686 ...

COVID-19 Cases For Tuesday, Sept. 22 in Morristown; No New Cases in Town

MORRISTOWN, NJ - There are 601 positive COVID-19 cases in Morristown, as of Tuesday, September 22, announced officials. There were no new positive cases overnight, they said.

Gov. Murphy reported New Jersey has 457 new positive cases, for a cumulative total of 200,580 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 7,775 positive test results in Morris County. There are also seven ...

Back-to-School September Dog of the Month, MIRAGE

Mirage is a 5 year old energetic little fellow who loves exploring the outdoors, taking walks and even swimming when given the chance!! Basically, anything that affords him the chance to be outside works for him! He is a Australian Cattle dog/Blue Heeler mix, and true to his breed, Mirage is a dog that needs to keep busy in order to be at his best. He is sweet and affectionate, but needs a good ...

Looking for a Dog? Consider Freddy

Freddy came from the basement of a vacant house in Paterson and he was scared and unsure of people when he first arrived to 11th Hour, which made it hard for him to trust. He has come a long way though! After Freddy has met you and knows you don’t want to hurt him, you’ve become a friend to him for life. The ONLY time Freddy has ever made a peep is when he lets out some squeals ...

Tropical Storm Isaias Update

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) utilities continue restoration efforts for customers of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) who lost power as a result of Tropical Storm Isaias. Service has been restored to approximately 566,000 JCP&L customers – more than 72% of the 788,000 customers impacted by the storm.

More than 8,000 utility personnel from JCP&L, other ...

Morris Township's Fall Outdoor Movie Scheduled for October 24

September 18, 2020

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Community members are invited to enjoy a free outdoor movie on Saturday October 24 at Ginty Field in Morris Township.

The Morris Township Recreation Department will be showing The Addams Family with hot chocolate and a bonfire at the end of the movie. The festivities will begin at dust (approximately 6pm)

Attendees are reminded to bring blankets and lawn chairs.

Morristown Black Lives Matter Founder Participates in Panel Discussion; Sept. 14

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Black Lives Matter Morristown Founder T'Anna Kimborough will be a panelist in the discussion on women, race and police violence. 

The discussion will take place on Monday, September 16 at 6pm and will be about "women, race and police violence. Survivors and organizers of color will share stories about their encounters with police and how they continue to demand ...

Outdoor Fest in Morristown Features Fine Arts, Crafts and Live Music

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris Arts will present Morris Arts Fest, an outdoor festival featuring an art exhibit and sale of works by Morris County area visual artists and crafters on September 12 at Lewis Morris Park.

The festival will take place from 3-7 p.m. with a rain date is Sunday, Sept. 13.

The event is held in collaboration with the Morris County Park Commission. The Sugarloaf area at ...

Morris Township to Hold Remote Meeting to Discuss the Abbey Redevelopment Plan

September 23, 2020

TOWNSHIP OF MORRIS

SPECIAL MEETING HELD AS A REMOTE MEETING ON ZOOM

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2020 7:00 P.M.

To participate via the computer please use the following link:

Please click the link below to join the webinar:

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Gov. Murphy to Host Virtual Conversation with Dr. Anthony Fauci

TRENTON, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday that he will be holding a live virtual conversation with one of the nation's leading experts on COVID-19 (coronavirus) -- Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases. 

There have been more than 200,000 cases of coronavirus reported in New Jersey. More than 14,000 New Jerseyan ...

Vigil Held in Honor of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A vigil was held on Sunday evening September 20th in Morristown in memory of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.

Over 100 people gathered near the steps of the Morris County Courthouse.  Meghan Lynch, who is the President of the Morris County Women's Democratic Courthouse addressed the crowd, as she honored the late Justice who, she stated, pioneered ...

Tri-Town Cares Sponsoring Free COVID and Antibody Testing Today Sept. 15

September 15, 2020

CHATHAM, NJ - Free COVID and antibody testing will be offered today, Tuesday September 15 from 11am to 7pm at 58 Meyersville Road (Municiapl Building - lower level).

The testing is being offered by Tri-Town Cares and the Interfaith Health Council. Register for the tests here

There will be no co-pay or deductible charged. Insurance providers will be billed directly. Those who plan to ...

Hazardous Waste Drop-off Event Saturday Sept. 12

PARSIPPANY, NJ – A hazardous waste drop-off events will be held on Sept. 12 at the Public Safety Training Academy from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

SPECIAL COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS:

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all participants dropping off household hazardous materials must wear face coverings, keep their vehicle windows closed, and stay in their vehicles for the duration of the event.

The MUA ...

Who Do We Thank for Labor Day?

NJ - While everyone takes for granted that the first Monday in Sept. is Labor Day, not many people know who to thank for this extra day off from work. And, to make matters worse, there are two men with similar names credited with proposing the holiday for workers— Peter McGuire, a carpenter and Matthew Maguire, a machinist from Paterson, NJ. Now, more than 100 years after the first ...

Paving Advisory: 4 Morristown Streets Closed to Traffic

September 25, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Four Morristown streets will be paved today, Friday September 25, announced town officials. The streets being paved include; Clinton Place, Clinton Street, Prospect Street and a portion of Cory Road.

These four roads will be closed to vehicle traffic. Motorists are asked to find an alternate route.

 

Read More:Morristown Residents Collect Blankets for Outside ...

Morris County Library Announces Date For Partial Re-Opening

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Library has announced that beginning Tuesday, September 29, the library will partially reopen.

Thirty patrons will be allowed to enter the library at one time, said library officials. Facial coverings must be worn inside the library with no exceptions, they said.

The library will reopen the main stacks of the library for browsing. In addition, the ...

Photo Contest Celebrating History of Morris County Begins October 1

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Get your cameras ready! The Morris County Historical Society at Acorn Hall will begin accepting submissions for their photo contest on October 1. The contest celebrates the "rich and diverse history of Morris County.

Bruce White, former staff photographer of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Sotheby’s, will be serving as special guest judge. Mr. White’s most ...

$250K Fix-Up in Store for Morris Canal in Roxbury

September 24, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ – An important piece of the former Morris Canal, situated in Ledgewood and choked with weeds, will soon receive major restoration.

Known as Morris Canal Incline Plane 2 East, the 19th Century structure in Roxbury’s Morris Canal Park will see restoration of its stone-lined raceway, mule/towpath, foundations and support structures. The work will be funded by ...

A Protest to Save the Animals in East Hanover

EAST HANOVER, NJ - There was a large crowd gathered today in East Hanover near the premises of the Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter.  The peaceful protest was intended to speak up and for the animals with a call to stop the abuse.

According to the protestors, animals have been denied medicine, vaccines and medial care.  There were also calls to "Fire ...

Montville Resident Rallies Community to Support Local Police

MONTVILLE, NJ - In the Township of Montville, there are a lot of proud, active individuals trying to make a difference in the county communities. One of those proud individuals includes Stephanie Gist Sharratt, chairwoman of the Montville Township Republican County Committee.

Originally from Paterson, Sharratt has been a Montville resident since 1988, where she has lived with her husband, ...

12-Year-Old Among 3 from Piscataway Charged in Westfield Break-in and Assault

September 24, 2020

WESTFIELD, NJ — Residents of a home in the 100 block of Park Street were assaulted with a baseball bat during an early Tuesday morning break-in that officers have arrested four people in connection with, police said.

The man injured during the altercation was treated at a local hospital and has since been released, Police Chief Christopher Battiloro said. The woman did not require ...

Chilton Medical Center Achieves Patient Safety Excellence Award

Atlantic Health System’s Chilton Medical Center has announced it is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2020 Patient Safety Excellence AwardTM. This distinction places Chilton Medical Center among the top 10% of all short-term acute care hospitals reporting patient safety data as evaluated by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health ...

Prudential Center to Serve as ‘Super’ Polling Site for 2020 Presidential Election

NEWARK, NJ — As cities nationwide gear up for what might arguably be one of the most important presidential elections in United States history, Newark and its corporate partners are joining forces to ensure voting access. 

Mayor Ras Baraka said at a virtual press conference Monday that thanks to a partnership between Essex County, the New Jersey Devils, Prudential Center and the ...

Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band Plays Drive-In Concert at Union County VoTech in Scotch Plains

September 21, 2020

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ —B Street Band, the ever popular Bruce Springsteen tribute band, played a free “drive-in concert” at the Union County VoTech campus on Raritan Road in Scotch Plains on Sunday, evening that had attendees honking in the dark.

Emcee Brian Remo encouraged the audience to honk their horns and flash their lights in appreciation of the performance since the ...

September Opening Predicted for Treetop Adventure Course in Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ — A new - and long delayed - “treetop adventure course” in Ledgewood should be open next month, said one of its principals today.

The $4 million FLG X New Jersey adventure course received approval from the Roxbury Zoning Board in March, but could not open due to delays in securing state permits, said company and township officials.

But FLG X president Paul ...

Central Jersey Jazz Fest Adjusts, Switches to Livestream Format

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The show must go as the saying goes, and it will, with a tip of the hat to determination, technology and cyberspace.

Forced to respond to the limitations imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing, the venerable Central Jersey Jazz Festival, a mainstay of the arts and entertainment landscape for 11 years, will be live-streamed this year on Sunday, Sept.

It’s Harvest Time! 5 Fun New Jersey Wineries to Visit this Autumn

September 24, 2020

Wine experts say that fall is prime time for visiting wineries in New Jersey because it is the harvest season, when grapes are ripe on the vine.  

Over the years, the Garden State has earned credibility as a quality wine-producing state, in great part due to its fertile soil.

If you’re looking for a fun way to spend a day this season, consider a trip to one of ...

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland

Florence Adler Swims Forever by Rachel Beanland (Simon & Schuster, 2020)

 

Month and Year: August 1926

Event: At the age of 21, the tenacious Trudy Ederly, a 1924 Olympic gold medalist in the 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay,  became the first woman to swim across the English Channel. Ederly, a Jersey girl, made it from the shores of France to the British Coast in 14 hours and ...

Psychologist Meryl Dorf PhD on Managing Anxiety During Times of Stress and Disruption

September 24, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV looks back to our conversation with clinical psychologist, Meryl Dorf, Ph.D. about how we can maintain our mental health and manage anxiety during times of stress and uncertainty. 

“There’s a lot that we can’t control and spending our time thinking and worrying about that fuels the anxiety,” said Dorf, “but focusing on ...

Stealing Lawn Signs Is A Crime

September 23, 2020

I just received my fourth email from a Summit resident reporting that their Biden/Harris lawn sign was stolen – which brings the total of stolen signs I’ve been notified of up to seven.  

I know this “happens every year” and that some will say that it’s “probably just kids.”

Well, it is unacceptable – and a crime.  Lawn signs ...

COVID 19 and the Election

September 19, 2020

COVID 19 has affected everyone’s lives in one way or another. It has been a major disruption to almost everyone on earth. Many have tragically died from it. Many have become sick and recovered. The government in the United States has responded by shutting down many parts of the economy and suspending civil rights in many cases. The inability to attend church services comes to mind.

The ...

Two Women Create Wellness Subscription Box that Inspires Health and Healing

September 22, 2020

Two Women Create Wellness Subscription Box that Inspires Health and Healing

With a mission to heal and educate, Viver Joy boxes promote self-advocacy for one's health and inspire mind-body healing. 

MORRISTOWN, N.J.- Morristown, N.J. resident Vicki Barghout, MSPH and co-founder Jodi Hutchinson, P.A. are excited to launch Viver Joy, a subscription box curated to inspire ...

IRS releases state-by-state breakdown of nearly 9 million non-filers who will be mailed letters about Economic Impact Payments

WASHINGTON –The Internal Revenue Service today released a state-by-state breakdown of the roughly nine million people receiving a special mailing this month encouraging them to see if they’re eligible to claim an Economic Impact Payment.

The IRS will mail the letters to people who typically aren’t required to file federal income tax returns but may qualify for an Economic ...

CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System Seek Expanded Partnership

Systems sign Letter of Intent to build upon successful clinical affiliation

MORRISTOWN – Building on a history of successful collaboration to improve the health of residents across northern and central New Jersey, CentraState Healthcare System and Atlantic Health System have signed a Letter of Intent to create a unique model for health system co-ownership.  Upon completion ...

Reminder: Third Quarter Estimated Taxes Due

Now is the time to make your estimated tax payment

If you have not already done so, now is the time to review your tax situation and make an estimated quarterly tax payment using Form 1040-ES. The third quarter due date is now here.

Due date: Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

Remember, you are required to withhold at least 90 percent of your current tax obligation or 100 percent of last ...

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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