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Huge Sale at New Leaf Consignment

July 24, 2020

Go to NEW LEAF’s Profile and click on the  website. 25% OFF online everything except NEW ARRIVALS on Home Page. Shipped right to your doorstep!

NEW LEAF Consignment 16 Park Ave. Madison NJ

Edison Heating and Cooling Offers Summer Tune-up

Edison Heating and Cooling is offering some promotional specials.

Right now, the company is offering a 39 Point Air Conditioning Tune-Up & Safety Inspection for $79 (reg. $149)

CLICK HERE for the COUPON. With this coupon, some restrictions apply. Not valid with any other offers, finance offer or prior purchases. Not valid for commercial properties. Expiring soon.

For more information ...

COVID-19 Update for Friday Aug. 14; No Additional Cases in Morristown

August 14, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - There are no new positive cases of COVID-19 in Morristown, announced officials. The number of positive cases remain at 610.  

Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 187,164 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 7,315 (11 new positives since yesterday) total positive test results in Morris County. There have been 14,064 (an increase of ...

COVID-19 Cases For Thursday Aug. 13; No Additional Cases in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - As of today, August 13, Morristown is reporting no new cases. There are 610 positive COVID-19 cases in Morristown, announced officials

Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 186,594 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 7,304 (18 new positives since yesterday) total positive test results in Morris County. There have been 14,054 (an ...

COVID-19 Update in Morristown; No New Cases Reported as of Aug. 12

MORRISTOWN, NJ - As of today, August 12, Morristown is reporting no new cases. There are 610 positive COVID-19 cases in Morristown, announced officials

Today the State of New Jersey is reporting 185,938 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 7,286 (13 new positives since yesterday) total positive test results in Morris County. There have been 14,046 (an ...

Lucky is the August Dog of the Month

AUGUST Dog of the Month...LUCKY!!

He might not have been so lucky in the past, but we all sure hope he will be lucky in the future! Lucky is an (almost) 5 year old Labrador Retriever/Cattle dog mix who is amazingly affectionate, eager to please and even housebroken. He bonds quickly with his owner and is protective of both his home and owner. He would make a great watchdog in a quiet ...

Share Me Sunday; Meet Boris

Share Me Sunday

Boris went on his first pack walk this weekend and had a great time at the park! Help this scared pup find his new FURever home!

Boris needs a foster or adoptive home with dog experience! Boris was adopted as a puppy 4 years ago and returned to our shelter last month. His adopter was pregnant and did not trust him around the baby. Boris is a high anxiety dog and needs a ...

Today is World Head and Neck Cancer Day: Overcome the Stigma of HPV and Throat Cancer.

With the world’s attention focused on the development of a COVID-19 vaccine, we believe the time is also right to bring the public’s attention to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of expanding the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine’s use to include women and men aged 27 through 45 years.  The first HPV vaccine was approved in ...

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 ...

Free Outdoor Concert: America Strong Performs at Ginty Field

August 10, 2020

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - The  Hanover Wind Symphony will present a rousing open-air concert called "America Strong!" on Tuesday, Aug. 18, at 6:30 p.m., at Ginty Field, in Morris Township. The community wind band's patriotic summer gazebo concert, which is sponsored by the Morris Township Parks and Recreation Department, is free and open to the public.

The wearing of masks and ...

This Week's Outdoor Movie in Morris Township is Frozen 2

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Community members are invited to enjoy a free outdoor movies on Wednesday, August 5 at Ginty Field in Morris Township.

The Morris Township Recreation Department will be showing Frozen 2 at 8:15pm.

Attendees are reminded to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Please remember to practice social distancing and mask recommendations, said organizers.


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Morris Township Hosts 2 Free Outdoor Movies This Week

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Community members are invited to enjoy two free outdoor movies this week at Ginty Field in Morris Township.

On Tuesday July 28. The Morris Township Recreation Department will be showing Heart of Gold at 7pm and Toy Story 4 on Wednesday July 29 at 8pm.

Attendees are reminded to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Please remember to practice social distancing and mask ...

Dig it! Plant it! Eat it! In a Box- For Families This August

August 13, 2020

Join Macculloch Hall for a virtual, 30-minute presentation for families with children ages 4-8 years old on August 15, 22 and 29 at 11:00 a.m. The event is free and perfect for kids ages 4-8 years old. 

Art and activity materials are provided prior to the program dates.

How weather is more than what we see from our windows?
What was 1816's "year ...

Morris Area Community Blood Program is Hosting an Urgent Community Blood Drive on Thursday

New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS) is issuing an urgent call for healthy blood donors to donate blood at Morris Plains Community Center. The blood drive will be held on Thursday, August 13 between 1pm-7pm. Morris Plains Community Center is located at 51 Jim Fear Drive. Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins will be taken if social distancing can be maintained.

Rescheduled: Free Summer Concert Series Continues with Country Comfort; Sunday Aug. 9

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ -  The summer concert series continues with Country Comfort on Sunday August 9 (this is a rescheduled date). 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 3:30pm.

The remaining schedule for the concert series is as follows:

Tuesday August 11 - Linda ...

This Week's Outdoor Movie in Morris Township is Playing With Fire

August 13, 2020

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Community members are invited to enjoy a free outdoor movies on Saturday August 15 at Ginty Field in Morris Township.

The Morris Township Recreation Department will be showing Playing with Fire with Jone Cena at 8pm.

Attendees are reminded to bring blankets and lawn chairs. Please remember to practice social distancing and mask recommendations, said ...

United Way Kicks Off Virtual School Supplies Drive

Need for school supplies even greater due to the pandemic

United Way of Northern New Jersey is seeking help from volunteers and donations of new school supplies for its annual United Way Tools for School drive, which provides students with the basic tools needed for learning in any classroom — either in school or virtually from home.

Children still will need basic ...

President Trump Set to Arrive at Morristown Municipal Airport Thursday Evening

BEDMINSTER, NJ — President Donald Trump is coming back to Bedminster for the second time in three weeks.

According to the President's itinerary, he was set to arrive at Morristown Municipal Airport Thursday evening at around 9 p.m. after a day that was to include three separate stops in Ohio, including one at the Whirlpool Corp. manufacturing plant.

Trump was just in Bedminster ...

Morris Museum Presents Live Outdoor Concerts

August 14, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Enjoy a live outdoor concert sponsored by the Morris Museum atop the museum's elevated parking deck. 

Music lovers can purchase an 8’x8′ block (maximum 2 patrons) to enjoy the evening.  All patrons are required to wear masks while entering and exiting their block.

All concerts begin at 7:30PM but patrons are welcome to arrive as early as ...

Pandemic Cancels the 2020 Morristown Festival on the Green

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The 2020 Morristown Festival on the Green has been canceled, announced the Morristown Partnership. The partnership which runs the festival stated that they will not go forward with the event due to the COVID-19 virus.

The festival will return on Sunday, September 26, 2021, they said.

“Our organization looks forward to this event each year to showcase ...

Community Update: Streeter and Ginty Pools Temporarily Close

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Ginty and Streeter Pools in Morris Township have temporarily closed, announced township officials. Both pools do not have sufficient electrical power to operate filtraion and water treatment systems, they said.

In a message to members, the recreation department said "we have received telephone notices from JCP&L that power has been restored, however our systems ...

Gutter Cleaning Worker Electrocuted at Florham Park Home

August 14, 2020

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - A 52 year old worker got electrocuted at a job site when he was performing gutter cleaning services at a Florham Park residence.

Miguel Salas of Haledon NJ, was found dead at the scene after his ladder came into contact with a live power wire, the Florham Park police confirmed.

The residence was on Brooklake Road between Cathedral Ave and Crescent ...

718 Remain Without Power in Florham Park with Out of Town Power Trucks Seen in Town

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - 32,530 Morris County residents are still without power and 718 of them are from Florham Park as of 8:00am this morning, as we head into the fourth day of post Hurricane Isaias's havoc.

Power trucks from out of state were spotted throughout Florham Park this morning.

Last evening, Police Chief Orlando issued the following update:


I understand ...

Haunted Red Mill Postponed for 2020

After much deliberation the Haunted Red Mill Committee and Red Mill Museum Village Board of Trustees sadly must announce that the 2020 30th Anniversary Edition of the Haunted Red Mill will be postponed until 2021. This decision was made as we look to provide a safe environment for our Haunted Red Mill guests, and for all of our 75 plus volunteers and staff who work so hard to make the event so ...

Officials: Cuban Pete's in Montclair Under Fire, Slapped with Violation for Indoor Dining

August 13, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ - A popular Montclair restaurant has been slapped with a violation for allegedly serving customers indoors last weekend, according to the New Jersey State Police officials.

During a daily COVID-19 press conference held by Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday, Col. Pat Callahan of the NJ State Police said that Cuban Pete's, located on Bloomfield Avenue, had been among ...

Armed Carjacking in South Orange Tuesday

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Police Department has posted an alert on the South Orange website about an armed carjacking this morning. TAPinto SOMA will update the situation as more information becomes available. 

The posted description states: On Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at approximately 9:15 a.m., victim states while he was parking on Massel Terrace he was approached ...

Reports: Rutgers Football Team Sidelined After Big Ten Votes to Cancel Season

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The return of Coach Greg Schiano to the sidelines will have to wait after the Big Ten voted Sunday to cancel the fall sports season.

The schools voted 12-2 to call off the fall sports season in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to several published reports.

A spokesman in the Rutgers athletics department said he was aware of the reports, but said ...

Suspected Bull Shark Sighting in Navesink River

August 15, 2020

RUMSON, NJ: The Rumson Police Department reported that a Bull shark was seen by several residents in the Navesink River.

“There have been several reports of possible bull shark sightings in the Navesink River in the area of Navesink Avenue in Rumson.  NJ Division of Fish and Wildlife has been notified.  They advised that no sightings have been confirmed as of yet but, as ...

Zimmerli's New eMuseum Helps it Stay Relevant and Vital During Pandemic

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Museums such as the Zimmerli find themselves at a critical crossroads as they search for ways to remain relevant even while their galleries have been forced to close by the COVID-19 pandemic.

With the recent launch of its eMuseum, the staff at the Zimmerli is showing that even if you can’t come to the art museum on the College Avenue campus, maybe it can come to ...

Butterfly Tent Safari to Open at Essex County Environmental Center

ROSELAND, NJ —Butterfly Tent Safari at the Essex County Environmental Center will be held from Monday, August 3 to Friday, August 14. The Butterfly Tent Safari will feature live butterflies and a butterfly take-away craft for all ages making it a great experience for families to enjoy. The usual program has been modified to promote social distancing and visitors are required to wear ...

New Jersey Date Night: Make it a Breakfast Date, Al Fresco

August 11, 2020

New Jersey Date Night is a series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

Some think it’s the most important meal of the day and others say it’s reserved for champions. When it comes to breakfast, it doesn’t take a titleholder to know it’s a tasty way to start your day, and your date! A little flirtation over a short stack and a little wink with a ...

The Source by James Michener

Retro Review

The Source by James Michener, 1965. 


It is nearly impossible to describe the scope of The Source, a remarkable historical novel by James Michener. Nearly 1000 pages long, the rich details about the evolution of humanity, from the days of the cave dwellings till the modern era, Michener regales us with details of the many civilizations that have dwelled in the ...

NJ Comedian John Poveromo Stars in Duppet, a Short Film About Depression

August 13, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Brian Brodeur, TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, recently spoke with Comedian and Writer John Poveromo, about his latest project, a short film he co-wrote and stars in called Duppet. 

Poveromo and Brodeur spoke via video conference from East Main Media’s studio in Little Falls, NJ, which has been reconfigured to accommodate remote interviews due to the ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Protect Democracy, Vote by Mail.

August 15, 2020

At the August 12th Freeholder meeting I was surprised to learn that after the floor was closed for public comment a resolution to oppose Mail in Ballots was presented and passed. The topic of voters rights and the concern for voter disenfranchisement should have been on the agenda and open to comments from the public.

I realize there are many obstacles for our community regarding vote by mail ...

5 Back-to-School Tips for Parents During the Pandemic

August 14, 2020

PISCATAWAY, NJ — Gearing up for the start of the 2020–2021 school year amid the pandemic has presented new challenges for parents. Many are looking for ways to help alleviate concerns about sending children back to schools safely, choosing between virtual, stay-at-home instruction or hybrid plans that limit the number of in-person days spent with teachers and classmates.

To offer ...

Webinar: Exclusive Opportunity to Own and Operate Your Own TAPinto Site

August 12, 2020

Are you thinking about starting TAPinto in your community?  Write your next chapter with TAPinto.   Join us for an informational webinar about starting and owning your own local news site with TAPinto.

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Dirty Dozen Part 1: Taxpayers should be on the lookout for these scams

All tax scams put taxpayers at risk. This is the first of two tips taking a closer look at the IRS Dirty Dozen tax scam list. This year, taxpayers should be especially, watchful for aggressive schemes related to COVID-19 relief, including Economic Impact Payments.

Here is a recap of the first six scams in this year's Dirty Dozen.

Phishing: Taxpayers should be alert to potential fake ...

New On-Site and Virtual Offerings from BrainStorm Tutoring & Arts to Guide Parents and Students through the Upcoming School Year

BrainStorm Tutoring & Arts is launching innovative on-site and virtual offerings to guide parents and students through the school-at-home experience for the upcoming school year. Through these new offerings, parents can choose from customized home-based instruction for their children with the company’s all-star teaching team... or consultations through which parents are coached on how ...


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