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Wed, September 1, 7:30 PM


Board of Adjustment Meeting


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Thu, September 2, 7:00 PM


Council Redevelopment Meeting


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200 South Street Morristown, NJ 07960

Mon, September 6


No Trash & Recycling Collection Monday, Sept 6, ...


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Mon, September 6, 12:55 PM


Town Hall Closed in Observance of Labor Day


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Tue, September 7, 7:30 PM


Environmental Commission Meeting


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Thu, September 9, 7:00 PM


Historic Preservation Commission Meeting (Virtual)


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Tue, September 14


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Tue, September 14, 7:00 PM


Township Committee Meeting via Zoom


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Visit the 'Township Committee Page' for Agendas, Minutes, Meeting Videos & Township Committee Member emails.

50 Woodland Avenue Morristown, NJ 07961

Tue, September 14, 7:30 PM


Town Council Meeting


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Wed, September 15, 7:30 PM


Board of Adjustment Meeting


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Sat, September 18




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Curbside Yardwaste Collection for September will take place on Saturday, September 18th for Zone 1 and Saturday, September 25th for Zone 2.

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Sat, September 18, 12:00 PM


Jazz & Blues Festival at the Morristown Green


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Mon, September 20


September Large Metal & Appliance Collection Week ...


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Tue, September 21, 4:00 PM

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Advice and answers to individual questions about obtaining, using and understanding health insurance; special Covid enrollment; and what the ACA is from the NJ Citizen Action Education Fund. Sign up at

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Tue, September 21, 7:00 PM


Shade Tree Commission Meeting


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Wed, September 22, 6:30 PM

Virtual @ Union Public Library, Union

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Add to My Calendar 09/22/2021 6:30pm 09/22/2021 7:45pm America/New_York How to Solve the New York Times Crossword with Wordplay Editor Deb Amlen

Ever been stymied by the devilish clues in a crossword puzzle? Join Deb Amlen, lead columnist and senior editor of the NYTimes' Wordplay, who will show you what those tricky clues are asking you to do, and prove that the crossword is for everyone.

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Thu, September 23, 7:00 PM


Planning Board Meeting


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200 South Street Morristown, NJ 07960

Tue, September 28, 7:30 PM


Town Council Meeting


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Jersey 1st Sits Down With Jim White, Executive Director of Covenant House

PARSIPPANY, NJ - On Thursday, September 16th Jersey1st TV sat down with the Executive Director of Covenant House, Jim White.

Jim had great insights to share regarding poverty, resiliency, people helping people and how to make a difference in the face of trauma, abuse and neglect.

Covenant House is doing good work throughout the state of New Jersey. There is a crisis center in Newark along ...

Jersey 1st Honors the New Jersey Victims of September 11, 2001

Twenty years is a long time, yet it seems like the life changing events of September 11, 2001, happened just yesterday.  New Jersey lost 746 residents on that day, second only to New York.

Today we honor and remember them.  We honor and reflect on the selfless acts of the firemen, police, first responders and all the individuals who emerged as heroes on that day. 

We at ...

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September 17, 2021

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Who's Hungry? Freshii Morris Plains Now Offering Freshii Plates

Freshii plates: pairs well with an empty fridge and a hungry stomach

Mark Your Calendar! The Morristown Fall Festival on the Green is Sunday, Oct. 3

September 20, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Fall Festival is back! The festival, after getting canceled last year due to the pandemic, will take place on Sunday, October 3 from 12noon - 5pm.  The Morristown Partnership expected over 60,000 attendees to come to town to enjoy entertainment, exhibitions and food. 

More details will be announced shortly.

For more information; visit ...

Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival is Happening Now through 10pm!

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival has returned! The festival is happening now and will continue through 10pm tonight on the Morristown Green.

Don Smith, co-founder of the festival welcomed the crowd by first stating that this is the 10th annual festival, although it's been 11 years.

"It's a bitter-sweet time for me", said Smith. "I lost my ...

Grow It Green Morristown Family Festival to Honor Local Educator

Live music, local eats, relay races, flower crowns and more at Alfresco at the Farm on Sat., September 18

MORRISTOWN, NJ — Put on your play clothes and celebrate the last days of summer reconnecting with nature with some good farm fun! Grow It Green Morristown, a nonprofit focused on food justice and farm-based education, will host the 6th annual Alfresco at the Farm on Saturday, ...

Remaining September Schedule for The HOPE ONE Van; 1 More Stop in Morristown

September 20, 2021

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

The remaining schedule for September  is as follows:

September 21 - Valley View Chapel in Washinton Township; 6pm - 9pm
September 22 - Netcong Quick Check; 9am - 2pm
September 23 - Rockaway Mall; 10am - 2pm
September 24 - Fishawack in Chatham; 4pm - 7pm
September 25 - College ...

Upcoming Events at the Morristown Library

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morristown & Morris Township Library has a slew of upcoming events planned. Here are the upcoming events:

Friday, September 17, 5:30 pm Book Launch with Morristown Author Christopher Martin

Monday, September 20, 6:00 pm Evening Yoga: Library Lawn

Monday, September 20, 7:00 pm Decoding the Mysteries of Cat Behavior

Tuesday, ...

Don't miss TAPinto's free "Back to School" virtual magic show with Magic Bob!

Don't miss TAPinto's free "Back to School" virtual magic show with Magic Bob!

September 23 at 7 p.m.  To register:

Thank you to our generous sponsor, Atlantic Health's Children's Hospital.

Madison Farmer's Market is Thursday September 16

September 16, 2021

MADISON, NJ - The 2021 Farmers Market is in full swing.  The Market will be located at Dodge Field, located between Central and Greenwood Avenues (use 49 Central Avenue for GPS purposes). The market will run from Thursday, May 20 until Thursday, November 18

The hours are 1pm - 6pm.

1, DDC
2, J&J's Italian Ice & Honey
3, The Foraged ...

Verona High School Senior Elected Pipe Sargeant Of Morris County’s CuChullain Pipe Band

Verona High School Senior, Alexander (Alex) R. McCann has been elected Pipe Sargent of the CuChullain Pipe Band, the oldest pipe band in Morris County, New Jersey.

According to band President, John Garrity, “Alex has marched with CuChullain Pipe Band since he was old enough to walk. Five years ago, Alex took up the practice chanter, and transitioned to a full set of pipes within a year.

FirstEnergy Foundation Donates $20,000 to Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial

On the eve of the twentieth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, The FirstEnergy Foundation is donating $20,000 to the Friends of Flight 93 National Memorial in honor of those who lost their lives that fateful day.

Located in Shanksville, Pa., the memorial stands at the crash site of United Flight 93, marking the final resting place of the 40 passengers and crew members who ...

57 People Received COVID Vaccines During the Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival

September 20, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown officials announced that covid vaccines would be available during this past weekend's Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival. 

Festival Co-founder, Don Smith, encouraged those in attendance to get their shot.

"We have Atlantic Health here today, giving out vaccines. Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson", said Smith. "So if you haven't ...

The Adult School Fall Registration Opens

Registration is now open for the fall semester at The Adult School of the Chathams, Madison, and Florham Park. The fall semester will offer more than 300 engaging, diverse, and affordable classes and lectures in a variety of subjects. Some classes will return to in-person instruction, while others will continue to be offered virtually this semester. Registration is ongoing throughout the ...

The 6th Annual Out of Darkness Walk will Take Place Saturday Sept 18

CHATHAM, NJ - Community members are invited to fight against suicide by participating in The 6th Annual Out of Darkness Walk.  The walk will take place at 4pm at Cougar Field in Chatham.

"When I was Mayor of Chatham Township I made a concerted effort to increase the awareness of mental illness and suicide prevention" stated former Chatham Mayor Curt Ritter. "My ...

Morris County Man Charged with Insurance Fraud and Theft by Deception in Connection with Alleged Commission Scam

September 16, 2021

TRENTON, NJ - Justin Radulovich, a Morris County Insurance Producer was indicted for creating fictitious policies in order to reap additional commissions, announced Acting Attorney General Andrew J. Bruck and the Office of the Insurance Fraud Prosecutor.

Radulovich, 31 of Rockaway was  indicted on second-degree Insurance Fraud and third-degree Theft by ...

Sparta Schools Require All Volunteers to Be Vaccinated

SPARTA, NJ — All who volunteer their time in the schools, including attending PTO meetings will be required to provide proof being “fully vaccinated” by October 18, 2021 Sparta Superintendent Matthew Beck said in a letter.  Full vaccination status occurs two weeks after the second dose of a two-dose protocol as with Moderna or Pfizer or after having received the shot ...

Movie 'Jules' Being Filmed on Red Road in Chatham Borough, Second Day of Shooting Tuesday, Sept. 14

CHATHAM, NJ -- Scenes for the production of the feature film "Jules" are being shot at 26 Red Road in Chatham Borough.

Apple Slice Productions, LLC, is filming scenes in New Jersey over the months of September and October.

In Chatham, scenes with two actors were filmed on Monday, Sept. 13, and will conclude with shooting on Tuesday, Sept. 14 starting at 7 a.m. inside through ...

Sad News From Seton Hall University

September 20, 2021

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seton Hall University has shared this letter from the President of the University, Joseph E Nyre, Ph.D. regarding the sudden death of an undergraduate student following a medical emergency in the dormitory.

"Dear Members of the Seton Hall Community, 

It is my sorrowful duty to announce that an undergraduate resident student died today ...

While Woman was Sleeping, Pair of Men Broke in & Robbed Her Say Police in Announcing Arrest

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, NJ -- The Hamilton Township Police Division have announced the arrest of a pair of Hamiltonians suspected of breaking into a woman's residence while she was sleeping.

According to Hamilton Police, at approximately 3:15a.m. on Tuesday, September 14, officers were detailed to a residence on Lincoln Court in Hamilton on suspicion of a home ...

Man Sentenced for Using Drones to Fly Contraband Into Fort Dix Prison

NEWARK, NJ – A former inmate was sentenced today to 43 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to use drones to smuggle contraband, including cell phones and tobacco, into the federal correctional facility at Fort Dix, and for possessing with intent to distribute heroin and fentanyl, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced on Tuesday. 

Jason Arteaga-Loayza, aka ...

JCPD Hero Catches One-Month-Old Dropped from Balcony

September 19, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ - A one-month-old baby is alive Saturday thanks to the quick and heroic actions of a member of the Jersey City Police Department.

According to a tweet by Hudson County Prosecutor Ester Suarez, the man was threatening the one-month old baby by dangling it over the edge of the second floor balcony of a Rose Avenue residence and eventually throwing ...

Winnie The Pooh's House in Nutley Is Right Out of A.A. Milne’s Classic Tales

NUTLEY, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM — Remember the first time you camped out in the back garden, pretending it was the 100 acre wood. And you stayed up all night with your friends Pooh, Tigger, Piglet and Eyeore, watching the wood for Heffalumps and Woozles? For two nights this month you can have that experience in Pooh's Treehouse, in Ashdown Forest coming to airbnb Sept.

Remains of Jersey City Soldier Killed in World War II Identified

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The remains of a World War II soldier from Jersey City have finally been identified, according to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA).

According to accounts, in the fall of 1944, U.S. Army Pvt. Stephen C. Mason was assigned to Headquarters Co., 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division. In an operation called Operation Market Garden, the unit ...

Rally to Protect Liberty State Park Set of September 25

September 20, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ - In what seems like an endless effort to prevent development from encroaching on Liberty State Park, Friends of the Park will hold another rally on Sept. 25, seeking to get state officials to pass the Liberty State Park Protection Act.

The park has faced serious development threats almost from when it was first established as a state park in the 1970s – although the most ...

Magical Mash-Up 'Arts+Cars' Returns to Streets of Downtown Summit Sept. 19

SUMMIT, NJ - 'Arts + Cars' -- the magical mash-up that combines a juried art show and an arts and crafts emporium with a classic car show -- returns September 19, as the Summit Downtown, Inc. (SDI) and the Hilltop City prepare to host the first large-scale outdoor event since 2019.

Organized cooperatively by the Summit Police Athletic League (PAL), SDI, ...

TAPinto Our First Look at Virgin Voyages 'Scarlet Lady' Ahead of Her MerMaiden Voyage in October

NUTLEY, NJ — Launched just before the pandemic hit a global pause button, Virgin Voyages is finally ready to set sail. The first ship, 'Scarlet Lady,' is in port in New York and our friend Kimberly Anwar of Magic Family Getaways is on board to share the details.

Virgin Voyages is the brainchild of Sir Richard Branson, who gave us Virgin Atlantic airlines. The line is an ...

How to Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs

What are Spotted Lanternflies?

Spotted Lanternflies were first spotted in the United States in 2014 in Pennsylvania. Since 2014, they have spread to more than seven states, including New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. Spotted Lanternflies are an invasive species having the potential to cause devastating damage to vegetation and agricultural businesses.

Why Are Stinging Insects So Aggressive in the Fall?

During the early summer months, hornets and yellow jackets rarely come out and sting people. So why do they become so aggressive during the late summer and fall? The reason has to do with how they spend their time in the summer versus what they’re doing in the fall!

The Life of A Stinging Insect

Most stinging insects are social, meaning they start and build a new colony every year ...

County Waiving All Adoption Fees at Animal Shelter

WESTAMPTON, NJ –The Burlington County Animal Shelter is waiving all adoption fees for dogs and cats for the next 30 days as part of a "clear the shelter" promotion to help find pets loving homes and alleviate a space crunch.

The shelter, located at 35 Academy Drive in Westampton, is currently at capacity due to the normal seasonal lag in adoptions and influx of strays and ...

Sweet Girl, Layla, Needs a Home

Sweet Girl Needs a Home!

LAYLA BARNWELL is a SUPER SWEET bully breed who is around 3 years old and weighs 62 pounds. She was an owner surrender due to no fault of her own. She is a very friendly and sweet girl and loves people. She rode with her foster down South in their Christmas parade. Layla sat on her foster's sons lap the entire time- she LOVES kids!!

Layla's ideal home would ...

Adoption Event on Saturday Aug 28; Come See These Cuties!

We have some new faces arriving this weekend and they will be at our EHR - Roxbury Adoption Center & Thrift Store tomorrow afternoon, 8/28, until 3pm!

Just a reminder, we are closed for private meets until 1pm, but open to walk-ins after that. If you are interested in adopting, please put your application in NOW at

All members of the family, including canine, must ...

Dog of the Month - Miss Harley Quinn

Meet our August DOG OF THE MONTH!! Miss Harley Quinn is a STUNNING 3 year old American Pit Bull Terrier. How could you not love this smushy face?! Harley can be protective of her home and owner, so she would do best as an only dog. She loves loves LOVES her people and always wants to be with them at all times! Harley does well in the car, she is crate trained and she loves to play fetch & ...

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 8th Annual Joseph Calello Melanoma Scholar, Dr. Charles Balch, to Present “The Surgical Management of Melanoma,” a Virtual Lecture, May 6

Atlantic Health System Cancer Care, in partnership with OncLive, invites health care professionals and others interested in the surgical management of melanoma to a virtual lecture by internationally known melanoma expert Charles M. Balch, MD, FACS, FASCO.  Dr. Balch is this year’s Joseph Calello Melanoma Scholar.  The free lecture and Q & A will be held on May 6, 11 a.m.

COVID Home Buyer Regret...Does it Exist?

August 19, 2021

It's no secret that the COVID real estate market has been a wild ride for buyers! Are buyers who purchased homes in the past year now experiencing buyer regret? The answer for some is yes.

When making an investment in the stock market for $750,000, you thoroughly evaluate your investment options and surely don't invest hastily. The same principle should be applied when making ...

Expert Offers Tips for Sellers in Hot Real Estate Market

Lantern Hill Personal Moving Consultant Alli Krug provides tips for successful home sale.

There is no doubt, the U.S. housing market is booming. In April, 47% of U.S. homes were on the market for less than a week before going pending. More than three quarters (76%) were on the market less than a month. That trend is reflected in New Jersey, where according to New Jersey Realtors, the ...

The Series of The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir

Katherine of Aragon: The True Queen by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2016)

Anne Boleyn: A King’s Obsession by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2017)

Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2018)

Anne of Kleve: The Princess in the Portrait by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2019)

Katheryn Howard: The Scandalous Queen by Alison Weir (Ballantine, 2020)

Katherine Parr: the Sixth ...

Community Organizations Launch Free Tutoring for Newark NJ Students This Week

September 13, 2021

NEWARK, NJ---TAPintoTV spoke with Jared Taillefer, the Executive Director of Great Oaks Legacy Charter School, Rev David Jefferson of Metropolitan Baptist Church, and Destiny McFarlane, the Tutorial Manager of the Newark Unites Program, about the Newark Unites Tutoring Program which launches this week.

The Newark Unites Tutoring Center provides free, high dosage tutoring and academic support ...

New Jersey Multicultural Podcast Producer Launches Exclusive Content with Audible

NEWARK, NJ -- Anthony Frasier, CEO of ABF Creative, an audio intelligence-driven production company located in Newark spoke with TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur to discuss the company’s body of work in recent years. 

ABF Creative is America’s first and only AI-driven production company and has focused so far on multicultural projects inspired by the diversity of its team.

Special Series on Economic Issues: Living Paycheck to Paycheck in New Jersey

NEW JERSEY -- Although recently ranked as the number one state in the nation in which to live, New Jersey also ranked next-to-last for cost of living and affordability. Economists say that nearly 37% of New Jersey residents are living paycheck to paycheck. TAPintoTV spoke with community leaders and experts to explain and highlight the financial challenges many New Jerseyans face every ...

New Jersey Date Night: Make the Grape Escape to Garden State Wineries

September 18, 2021

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

Thoughts of wine typically take your mind straight to Italy, France or Napa Valley. It’s understandable, but if you want to experience a mind-blowing date filled with beauty and flavor you should start thinking about New Jersey vineyards. 

Our state has many wineries from which to choose and most ...

It’s Apple Picking Season in NJ! How to Pick the Best Apples

NEW JERSEY — September is here, which means it’s apple picking season in the Garden State.

If you’re visiting one of New Jersey’s many pick-your-own farms for apples this season, use these tips to come home with the very best fruit:

First, get to know the varieties you’re picking. The color of a ripe apple will depend on that variety, so find out from the farm ...

Easy, Crowd-Pleasing, and Seasonal: 5 Side Dish Recipes for Fall

September brings with it a host of fresh produce: grapes, apples, leeks, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, lettuce, mushrooms, parsnips, and so much more! There are tons of delicious, in-season fruits and veggies ripe for whipping up mouth-watering side dishes. If you’re wondering how you’ll incorporate seasonal produce into your fall meals, here are a few of the best recipes for your ...

Say Goodbye to Summer With a Blowout Bash

As summer wraps up, it’s tempting to transition to cozy fall gatherings right away, but don’t move too quickly! Having a “goodbye summer” party is a great way to celebrate the last fresh, vibrant colors, sounds, and flavors of summer with your friends and family. So pull out the last of your summer décor and try these tips for making the most of your final summer ...

Simple Ways to Take Your Patio to the Next Level

This time of year, patios become an extension of our homes that offer a change of scenery, a breath of fresh air, and a refreshing place to soak up some sun. Enjoying a cup of morning coffee or an evening cocktail on the patio is one of life’s small pleasures, and a beautiful, well-designed patio space makes that experience even more enjoyable.

Patios were an afterthought for a long ...

How To Throw the Perfect Labor Day Barbecue

Labor Day is coming up, meaning it’s time to start planning that end-of-summer barbecue.

Some of us may be out of practice when it comes to throwing parties, but with a few tips and tricks, you can be sure to wow your guests, even if you haven’t entertained since 2019.

Here are a few ideas for an outdoor bash everyone is sure to remember.

Creativity, Accommodation, and Safety ...

Movement, Meditation, and Nature: 5 Tips to Alleviate Stress

Stress has a negative impact on our mental and physical health. It can cause various physical ailments like headaches, stomachaches, tight muscles, fatigue, and even high blood pressure. Mentally, stress can make it difficult to concentrate or create memory problems.

But in our busy society run by the pressure of work, family, and the need to do more, how do we alleviate stress?

There are ...

Fall Flavors: Cooking With the Season’s Bounty

With spring and summer on their way out, it’s time to start looking ahead to fall, and one of the best parts of this time of year is cooking with all the great seasonal fruits and vegetables that thrive in these cooler months.

If you’re unsure what’s in season in September or don’t know what to do with the piles of produce-lining grocery store shelves, look no further.

Get Creative and Enjoy The Outdoors With These Summer Crafts

Doing outdoor crafts is a fun way for older adults to be active and stretch their imagination. After spending a long winter indoors, stepping outside to soak up the summer sun and complete some new projects helps you get natural vitamin D and feel a sense of accomplishment. It can also boost your spirits and engage your mind. If you need some ideas, here’s a list of easy outdoor ...

These Vitamins Can Help Older Adults Maintain Good Health

Getting enough essential vitamins and minerals is a vital part of maintaining good health— especially as you age. Changing nutritional needs and dietary restrictions can affect your vitamin intake over time. This makes it challenging to get the nutrients you need to keep your bones and muscles strong and ensure that other body systems are working correctly. To help you stay healthy, ...

How to Ensure Your Furnace Is Ready for Winter’s Cold Nights

The cooler nights of September are the perfect reminder to get your furnace ready for the long winter ahead. Any work on HVAC can be intimidating, and professionals should handle most tasks, but there are steps you can take to keep the heat on this winter.

We’ll look at some ways to prep your furnace for winter and the situations that call for expert help. With some preventive ...

Prep Your Home for Winter With These Easy Fall Tasks

There’s nothing quite like the weather in autumn. With the heat of summer finally breaking, it’s time to start enjoying more time outdoors and keep the windows open. With favorable weather, it’s easy to forget the cold and dark nights of winter looming ahead.

Luckily, there are several steps you can take during the fall to help prepare your home for the harsh conditions of ...

Patchy, Brown Grass? What To Do About Dead Spots In the Yard

Everyone wants a lush green lawn for summer barbecues and romping by children and four-legged friends. So what do you do when your yard starts looking brown or patchy?

Start by identifying the underlying issue behind the dead spots in your grass, and then the repair is pretty straightforward! These lawn care tips will help you recover dead spots and leave your yard looking fresh and ...

Beautiful Landscaping Without So Much Work? 6 Low-Maintenance Landscaping Ideas

Maintaining your landscaping can be exhausting, and no one wants to spend the summer toiling away in the yard. Here are some changes you can make to cut down on maintenance so you can spend your summer afternoons sipping lemonade in the garden instead.

These low-maintenance landscaping ideas are often cost-effective, comparatively easy to maintain, and look absolutely beautiful no matter your ...

7 Tips for Creating a Lasting Fitness Plan

Now that the bulk of the pandemic is behind us, many are looking for ways to get back in their old fitness routine or start a new one. Whether you’re back at the gym or in your home fitness center, here are seven tips for creating a new routine you’ll actually stick to!

Start Slow

When starting a fitness routine, many people make the mistake of taking on more than they are ...

5 Tasty, Healthy Food and Wine Pairings

Light salad or grilled salmon make for delicious dishes perfect for the warm evenings of summer. Plus, those long summer days leave even more time for designing the ideal dinner. The hardest part may not be collecting the recipes or the cooking—and definitely not the eating—but rather finding the perfect wine to drink along with it!

If you’re looking to wow a partner, family, ...

Feeling Stuck? Here Are 5 Ways To Find Motivation

Are you having trouble finding motivation in your life? There may be a change in your daily routine, or you could be going through a stressful time. There are many reasons you may be in a rut and unable to complete even the simplest tasks.

Don’t get down on yourself! Here are a few tips on how to find that inner motivation and complete your to-do lists.

Time Management

The first ...

7 Fruit-Filled Desserts to Try This Summer

The list of crisp, refreshing, fresh fruits that are in season during the warm summer months is a long one. And since you may not want to prepare a rich, chocolatey dessert, why not take advantage of it?

From berry crisps to tarts to cookies and more, below is a list of seven fruity, fun, easy desserts to make this summer that are perfect for any occasion!

Berry Crisp

Crunchy and gooey ...


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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