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Join us for Lord + Taylor’s Prom Trend Event on February 29th. Let Lord + Taylor and your local businesses help you and your friends prep for prom! Plus, let our Lord + Taylor associates help you find your best prom look, including the right accessories. Also, book an appointment with our Beauty Guides to give you a glam look for your special night.

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Join us for Lord + Taylor’s Prom Trend Event on February 29th. Let Lord + Taylor and your local businesses help you and your friends prep for prom! Plus, let our Lord + Taylor associates help you find your best prom look, including the right accessories. Also, book an appointment with our Beauty Guides to give you a glam look for your special night.

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The Office Tavern in Morristown Expands Take Out and Delivery Menu

April 3, 2020

The Office Tavern and Grill has expanded their take out and delivery menu.

"We had many guests ask us to expand our carryout menu so here it is", the restaurant said. "And yes truffle tots are back!"

See the new menu below: 

 

Freshii Morris Plains Updates Hours of Operation

Freshii Morris Plains has decided to make a slight adjustment to our hours and will be closed on Sunday’s until further notice. Freshii Morris Plaisn will remain open 11-8, Monday-Saturday.
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"Thank you for your continued support!", they ...

Call Cipollini and Start Cleaning; Get a Special Wholesale Contractor Rate!

MORRISTOWN, NJ - It's Spring! What does that mean? It means, it's time to clean out the garage, the attic, all closets and the basement. 
Now is a good time to tackle those projects.

Call Cipollini and have a dumpster dropped off! Mention "SPRING CLEAN" to get wholesale contractor rates.

Morristown, Morris Township Continue to See Uptick in Positive COVID-19 Cases

April 3, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown is now recording 94 Positive COVID-19 cases in town. Of those 94 cases, 44 of them are female and 50 are males. 56.4%of the cases fall withing the 18-46 age range, said officials.  In Morris Township, there are 75 positive cases. 

The state is reporting 29,895, cases in New Jersey and 1.298; 43 deaths in Morris County. There ...

Officials Reporting 84 Positive COVID-19 Cases in Morristown; 62 in the Township

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown is now recording 84 positive COVID-19 cases in town. There are 38 females and 46 males who have the virus, they said. In Morris Township, there are 62 positive cases. 

Locally, there has been one COVID-19 related death in Madison, announced officials.  A resident in their 90's has died, they said.

The state is reporting 25,590 cases in New Jersey ...

Morristown Reporting 69 Cases of Positive COVID-19; 57 in Morris Township

MADISON, NJ - The number of COVID-19 cases in Morristown has risen to 69. According to town officials, of those 69 cases, 31 are female and 38 are male. Fifty-eight percent of the cases fall within the age range of 18-46, they said. Morris Township (as of 4:31pm) is reporting 57 cases. 

There are 22,255 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey; 942 of them are in Morris County. Sadly ...

Gov. Murphy Announces Over 3.6K More COVID-19 Cases, 91 Deaths in NJ

NEW JERSEY — New Jersey reported an additional 3,649 positive cases of COVID-19 and at least 91 more deaths linked to the virus on Wednesday afternoon, maintaining the second-most cases in the country.

Gov. Phil Murphy announced during his daily press conference that the state now has at least 22,255 cases and at least 355 deaths.

Three deaths, and whether the novel coronavirus was ...

Milestones

Hannah Kelly reaches 1000 pt milestone

March 9, 2020

 Girls Basketball: Academy of St Elizabeth student Hannah Kelly just reached her 1,000th point this season. She transferred to St Elizabeth, from Chatham, as a junior  Next year she is committed to play for Tufts University for basketball.

Congratulations Hannah! 

Looking for a Forever Friend? Check Out Dozer

It doesn’t get much cuter than pocket pittie, Dozer!

He's so sweet and snuggly! Dozer loves people but would prefer to be the KING of his new home, so no other pooches please 👑🏡. Although he doesn’t want any doggie siblings, he is able to go on walks with other pups and regularly goes on pack walks with our volunteers. He walks well on leash and is crate & house ...

Senior Dog Shane Needs a Home

Meet Eleventh Hour Rescue's February Dog of the Month, SHANE!

Shane is (still sadly) single and boy is he ready to MINGLE! Shane is a senior boy who should NOT be living out his final years in a kennel run. Could you be his forever valentine?! Let’s get to know Shane! Mr. Shane is a 12 and a half year old handsome Border Collie and Golden Retriever mix. He is just so cute and has the ...

New Jersey’s Only Site for Study of Waldenstrӧm Macroglobulinemia (a Rare Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma) Open at Morristown Medical Center

Charles Farber, MD, PhD, hematologist/oncologist at Atlantic Hematology Oncology, located at Morristown Medical Center’s Carol G. Simon Cancer Center, and medical director of Oncology Research Network Development for Atlantic Health System, is leading a new study that will allow patients with a rare type of blood-cell cancer to get access to a new treatment now in use for another type of ...

Learn About the American GoldFinch; Interactive Home Activities from Macculloch Hall

April 2, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Learn about the American Goldfinch. 

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum if offering interactive home activities. Did you know that in the Spring....the male Goldfinch loses its old, brown feathers, called molting, and are replaced with fresh, yellow feathers.

Color your male American Goldfinch bright yellow and learn about state ...

Macculloch Hall Offers Interactive Home Activities

The American Robin (left), a member of the Thrush family, is larger than the European Robin (right), from the Old World Flycatcher family. When settlers came to the Americas, they named similar looking birds after species from the Old World. See if you recognize Robins from different parts of the world.

Visit https://maccullochhall.org/interactive-home-activities/ for a "Secret ...

Athletes at Home: How Can Morristown Baseball Players Continue to Train at Home?

MORRISTOWN, NJ - While we are at home social distancing, how can athletes continue to train and stay sharp? For baseball players, Locked In Baseball offers some suggestions.

"We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy", said the staff at LIB. "These videos can help all players stay in shape and sharp through this terrible time. We believe it is important for all players to ...

Morristown Library Brings Book Lovers Circle Online; Meets Thurs. April 2

April 1, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown & Morris Township Joint Library will be offering remote programs for community members.

This Thursday, April 2, the regular Book Lover Circle meeting will take place at 7pm. The book club will be run through GoToMeeting.  You can download the GoToMeeting to your computer, phone or tablet. 

Those interested can also join the meeting by ...

Morristown Joins Morris Township and Neighboring Towns in "Clap For Your Heroes" Movement

MADISON, NJ -  Communities are asking residents to go outside on Monday March 30 and shout, clap, play music, honk your horns and make some noise to thank health care workers, first responders and all essential workers who have been risking their lives during this pandemic.

The movement, called "Clap Because We Care" is happening all around Morris County on Monday ...

Hey Morristown Kids - Check This Falcon Cam Out

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Parents in search of at-home educational activities for their children are invited to view the Union County Falcon Cam, an online livestream of the peregrine falcon nest located on the roof of the County Courthouse in midtown Elizabeth. The livestream is available free of charge on the County website, at ucnj.org/falcon.

“As a parent, I know it is difficult to keep ...

NJ animal welfare organizations urge community members to have a plan in place for their pets

April 3, 2020

MADISON, NJ - As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Morris County, New Jersey welfare organizations are uniting to urge the community to have a plan for their pets.

St. Hubert’s Animal Welfare Center, the Animal Welfare Federation of New Jersey, Cape May County Animal Shelter and Adoption Center, The Humane Society of the
United States – New Jersey, Monmouth County ...

Bear Hunt? Morris Township Residents Can Now Go On a Bear Hunt

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Morris Township residents are invited to go on a "bear hunt"; the cute,  huggable kind.

Residents are to participate by placing a stuffed bear in a window of your home so when families go for car rides or walk during this time of "social distancing", they can hund for bears.

These are photos of the Bear Hunt in the Bayberry Lane neighborhood ...

Morris Township Offers Virtual Yoga Twice a Week

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Township of Morris will be offering Virtual Yoga starting the week of April 6.

The township will be offering yoga on Mondays at 11am and Thursdays at 4:30pm. These virtual yoga classes will run until the "stay at home order" is lifted.

Community members need to register on Community Pass and then you will be emailed a Zoom Link

 

Sign up to get ...

Flags in Morristown and Across the State Will Fly At Half-Staff Indefinitely

April 3, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Starting today, flags all across New Jersey will fly at half-staff indefinitely, announced Governor Murphy during today's press conference.

Governor Murphy has directed all flags be lowered in honor of "those we have lost and for those we will lose to COVID-19"

"This is one of the greatest tragedies to ever hit our state", Gov. Murphy said on ...

TAPinto Triples Site Traffic in March 2020, Breaking All-Time Readership Record; Facebook Journalism Project Awards Grants to Two TAPinto Franchisees for Coronavirus Coverage

Local news coverage, now perhaps more than ever, is an essential service to keep readers informed.  TAPinto’s network of over 80 local news sites in New Jersey, New York and Florida broke all readership records in March with 9,628,289 pageviews and 3,412,844 readers, an increase of 300% from February 2020.  Meanwhile, last week, two TAPinto owner/publishers, ...

St. Hubert's to Provide Pet Food for Those Morristown Residents Struggling to Provide for their Pets

MADISON, NJ -  During the COVID-19 crisis, some people now find themselves struggling to not only feed themselves, but to feed their pets. St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center has developed a "Drive-Thru Pet Food Bank", to help families continue to feed their dogs and cats.

St. Hubert's will continue to provide this service, free of charge, for as long as ...

Township of Randolph COVID-19 Update: April 2, 58 Confirmed Cases and 2 Deaths

April 3, 2020

RANDOLPH, NJ- The following is an update from Randolph Township :

Thank you to everyone for your continued patience and support during this challenging time. The following is a summary of the most recent information/actions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

CONFIRMED CASES
As of today, there are 25,590 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey, 1,082 of which are in Morris County. Three ...

Montville Twp Police are Reporting Mailbox Thefts

MONTVILLE, NJ – Montville Township Police Chief Andrew Caggiano is advising residents to keep an eye on their mailboxes since thieves have targeted mail – not only mail dropped off, but outgoing mail.

The thefts, occurring throughout the township, involve thieves driving throughout town, targeting mailboxes that have the flag raised or extended, indicating the resident has outgoing ...

Roxbury Girl Scout Gives Donated Cookies to Medical Staffs

ROXBURY, NJ – Unable to have the usual Girl Scout cookie sales booth - thanks to coronavirus restrictions - a Succasunna Scout recently conducted a “virtual” cookie sale and donated the treats to area hospital workers.

The Scout, 9-year-old Maren Nyback, is a member of Girl Scout Troup 9-7175. The troop’s plan to have a cookie sales booth outside a Succasunna bagel shop ...

Rutgers and Seton Hall Campuses Closed Until August, Summer Classes Moved Online

April 3, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers and Seton Hall University have moved all summer classes online and canceled camps and activities in response to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

According to a letter Rutgers sent to students and faculty on Thursday by Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Barbara A. Lee, summer courses at the Camden, Newark and New Brunswick campuses will be ...

Bayonne Man Arrested After Attempting to Steal 2 Bottles of Vodka from Wine Warehouse

BAYONNE, NJ -  A 27-year-old Bayonne man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly attempted to steal two bottles of vodka from Wine Warehouse.

According to Captain Eric Amato, the incident began just after 4:30 p.m. when the store manager observed Michael Sepulveda enter the store with an unknown individual and place the bottles in his backpack. The second suspect, the report said, ...

Essex County Sheriff Fontoura Tests Positive for Coronavirus

(EAST ORANGE/ORANGE, NJ) - Essex County Sheriff, Armando Fontoura, the first in the state to suspend foreclosures and evictions during this pandemic, tested positive for COVID-19. 

After noticing he was running a slight fever, he opted to get tested at the Essex County drive through site in his command; the Sheriff is also the county’s emergency management ...

Rise in Visitors to Belmar’s Beachfront Prompts Officials to Close Boardwalk

April 1, 2020

BELMAR, NJ — A growing influx of visitors to Belmar’s beachfront has prompted the borough to close its boardwalk and ban parking on the east side of Ocean Avenue.

The decision announced today by Mayor Mark Walsifer was based on hourly monitoring of the boardwalk, which showed a daily increase of visitors, as nearby shore towns closed their boardwalks in response to the coronavirus ...

Asbury Park, Seaside Heights Close Beaches and Boardwalks

ASBURY PARK/SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ - John Moor, the Mayor of Asbury Park has closed the boardwalk due to concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 infection.  There will still be several points of open access to the beach, but the boardwalk will not be open for walking or congregating.  Earlier this week, Dr. Anthony Vaz, the Mayor of Seaside Heights, closed the ocean and bay beaches ...

Newark's Blooming Cherry Blossom Trees Plant Hope in Midst of Coronavirus Crisis

NEWARK, NJ — Newark's favorite rite of spring is when the 5,000 cherry blossom trees in Branch Brook Park explode in a flowery flash of pink, white, red, and purple bringing beauty to the eye of thousands of beholders.

Although nature has plagued the spring of 2020 with the coronavirus pandemic, the power of the flowers is still drawing people to the park despite the official ...

Forget Vodka, for Now. NJ Distillery Helps Make Hand Sanitizer for Pandemic

April 2, 2020

CAPE MAY, NJ — With hand sanitizer in demand during the coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic, the makers of spirits are stepping up.

To do its part, Nauti Spirits Distillery in Cape May teamed up with Partners Pharmacy, which has a facility in Springfield, to make FDA-approved hand sanitizer instead of its usual vodka, rum and gin.

“We would like nothing better than to go back to ...

The Good Neighbor

The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant (Inkubator Books, 2020)

 Recently I was at a doctor’s appointment and my physician asked if I had read anything good lately. Then she offered a tip to read The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant. 

The Good Neighbor starts off with an intriguing Prologue. In fact, the first line of the novel reads, “There was so much blood. It wasn’t ...

Perspective on the Pandemic from TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills Editor

April 2, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Matt Kass, Editor of TAPinto Millburn & Short Hills, spoke with TAPintoTV about how the communities he covers are dealing with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. 

“It’s too quiet outside, it’s too calm,” Kass said, about the current atmosphere in the community. “A lot of people are quietly on edge, there’s not a lot of ...

Letter to the Editor from the Housing Authority of the Town of Morristown

April 2, 2020

To Whom it May Concern;

My name is Keith Kinard and I am the Executive Director of the Morristown Housing Authority (MHA). I would like to take a moment to clarify several misunderstandings concerning donations to elderly tenants who reside in MHA public housing buildings. Unfortunately, the onset and growth of the coronavirus has created an extremely challenging situation for all of us. In ...

NJ Goes All Out to Prepare for COVID-19 Surge

April 3, 2020

Special to TAPintoSPF. This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com.

In something resembling a military operation, the state is on high alert, scrambling to add critical-care beds and ready pop-up field hospitals.

A field ...

Social Security Recipients Will Automatically Receive Economic Impact Payments

April 2, 2020

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service today announced that Social Security beneficiaries who are not typically required to file tax returns will not need to file an abbreviated tax return to receive an Economic Impact Payment. Instead, payments will be automatically deposited into their bank accounts. 

“Social Security recipients who ...

Smith + Schwartzstein, LLC Obtains $2 Million Settlement in Wrongful Death Case

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – March 27, 2020 - The Law Firm of Smith + Schwartzstein LLC recently obtained a $2 million settlement against the County of Morris in a wrongful death case involving an individual in custody at the Morris County Jail.

The plaintiff, Charles Petrock, Jr., a 42-year-old man with five children, was pulled over for having a broken taillight, and was subsequently arrested ...

IRS: Employee Retention Credit available for many businesses financially impacted by COVID-19

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today launched the Employee Retention Credit, designed to encourage businesses to keep employees on their payroll. The refundable tax credit is 50% of up to $10,000 in wages paid by an eligible employer whose business has been financially impacted by COVID-19.

Does my business qualify to receive the Employee Retention Credit?

The ...

Letters for CareOne Residents

ATTENTION School Children: We have a challenge for you! Our patients and residents miss seeing everyone who came to visit them and have asked us to reach out to you! They are asking for you all to send in hand written notes of love and support. You can send all your wonderful letters and drawings to the nearest CareOne location to you and we will feature them on our social media pages!

Obituaries

Robert J. Talmadge, age 80, of Manahawkin, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Born in ...
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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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