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Hello Summer! See New Items at New Leaf Consignment

June 17, 2021

Looking to add to your closet this summer? Check out what's new at New Leaf Consignment

Show off your newly tanned gams in this Free People skirt paired with a cozy tank! See it in person at NEW LEAF! Hard Tail Forever Top, SZ M, $22 We The Free Skirt, SZ 10, $38.

This Vintage Havana jumpsuit is perfect for all occasions! Dress it up with a statement necklace and you’re out the ...

College Essay and Other Educational Services

AJ Tutoring offers expert tutorial services for students grades 7 through 12 who want or need help with college essays, grammar, literature, SAT / ACT prep, social studies, term papers, and study skills. I have more than 25 years’ experience helping get students into tier-1 universities and colleges.

Call 908-230-9085 today to reserve tutoring time that will help your child ...

Morris County Pride 2021 Coming to Morristown

June 16, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ.  –– The Morris County Pride 2021 outdoor festival will take place on Saturday, June 26th from 11 AM to 3 PM on the grounds of the Morris Museum. Limited tickets will be available at the door the day of the event. All advanced tickets are sold out.

“We have an incredible line up of acts from Morris County and beyond,” says Marie ...

State Farm Agent Teri DiGrande Will Be at the Pet Palooza Pet Adoption and Food Truck Festival This Saturday

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Come and visit with State Farm Agent Teri DiGrande and staff at the Pet Palooza Pet Adoption and Food Truck Festival this Saturday, June 12 at Mennan Arena Field.

Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter will be working to find forever homes for some amazing dogs and cats.  In addition to the pet adoption, there will be 15+ food vendors, live music, games in addition a ...

Law Enforcement Torch Run Sprints Through Morristown on Friday

MORRISTOWN, NJ — On Friday morning, more than 3,000 law enforcement officers throughout the state will take to the streets of their local communities and run a distance of nearly 750 miles as part of the Special Olympics of New Jersey's Law Enforcement Torch Run.

Officers from all over the state will run one of 26 separate routes to help carry the "Flame ...

Sankofa Heritage Collective of Morris County to Host Juneteenth Celebration at CCM

June 17, 2021

RANDOLPH, NJ — This year, the Sankofa Heritage Collective of Morris County will be hosting the eighth annual Juneteenth Celebration in partnership with the County College of Morris on Sat., June 19, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The free family-friendly event will feature a dedication ceremony to recognize the Honorable Carolyn Blackman, first woman and the first African American ...

Morristown Residents Can Get a COVID Vaccine Today Until 7pm

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morristown residents can get a COVID-19 vaccine today, Wednesday June 16 in the Morristown Town Hall Parking Lot. The Town of Morristown has partnered with Atlantic Health System to provide residents with a free vaccine pop up today until 7pm. 

The vaccine clinic will take place in the Morristown Town Hall parking lot until 7pm.

Residents will have a choice of the ...

Morristown Families Invited to Participate in Family Promise's Virtual "Night Without a Bed Sleepout"

Summit, NJ – —Family Promise, the nation’s leading organization fighting family homelessness, is hosting a summer sleep-out event on June 26, 2021. Night Without a Bed is a social media challenge that raises awareness for families experiencing homelessness.

The organization is asking participants to sleep anywhere without a bed: cars, a tent, a tree house, ...

Today is Flag Day

June 14, 2021

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - Today is Flag Day so remember to fly your stars and bars proudly today.

The flag of the United States of America represents liberty, justice and freedom, rights that all Americans have the privilege of enjoying.

Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States of America on June 14, 1777.  Declared a day of observance by President Woodrow ...

Watch NJIO's Free Live Streamed Concert this Sunday, June 13th at 3 pm

The New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra will be holding its first concert in over a year this Sunday, June 13th, at 3 pm. This concert will be live-streamed for our audiences. 

( YouTubeLive link:  https://youtu.be/BLB624syGVw. or view at njio.org.)
Five different ensembles will be playing works by Mozart, Parry, Holst, Handel, Hayden, and Vaughan Williams. Our ...

Loew's Theater to Host Saturday Fundraiser for COVID Ravaged India

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Called “To India with Love,” a fundraiser is being held at the historic Loew's Theatre to help raise funds to help people deal with COVID-19 crisis in India.

Sponsored by Americans in Jersey City, the event will be held on Saturday, June 12 at 6 p.m. and feature the Bollywood Movie "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge" (DDLJ). The event will also feature ...

Traffic Advisory in Morristown for Water Street

June 17, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Water Street in Morristown will be closed in both directions today, Thursday June 17 and Friday June 18 due to construction. The work is expected to begin at 8am and last until 2pm.  

There will be no access to the parking garage on Water Street during the road closure.

 

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The HOPE ONE Van Serves It's 20,000 Client; Van Will Make Stops Remaining Stops in June

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The HOPE ONE van has served it's 20,000 clients as of today, June 16, announced the Morris County Sheriff's Office.  The vehicle, which has trained staff on site, provides individuals with information about rehab, detox services, mental health services, recovery services. The team, wearing protective masks and gear, will also be offering ...

Morristown Farmers Market Opens 2021 Season on Sunday June 20

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Farmers Market will open the 2021 season on June 20.

The market will run from 8:30am to 1:00pm, every Sunday beginning Sunday, June 20  through November 21.  The Morristown Farmers Market is held on the open-air parking lot behind the corner of Morris Street and Spring Street, and off Dumont Place.

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"Unmask the Children" Chanted at Montville Rally on Monday

June 15, 2021

MONTVILLE, NJ — During student drop-off across from Lazar Middle School on Monday morning, Unmask Our Children rally participants passionately chanted "Unmask the children", "My body, my choice", "We do not consent", "Follow the Science" and "We will vote you out!"

Through the honking car horns of supporters driving by and the ...

Whippany Park Graduate Dies in Boating Accident

WHIPPANY, NJ - A former Whippany Park High School graduate died in a tragic boating accident on Barnegat Bay early Sunday morning, according to State Police.

The young man who died was 19 year old Corey Molinari from Whippany.  He was one of five people on board a pontoon boat that crashed into a marker in the water around 1:30am. Two of the passengers were ejected into the ...

Randolph BOE Votes to Remove Names of All Holidays on School Calendar; Everything to be Called 'Day Off'

RANDOLPH, NJ -- The Randolph Board of Education voted unanimously to remove the names of all holidays from the school calendar, and plans to simply call everything "Day Off." The decision shocked those who were left in attendance, after many others had walked out or been asked to leave by security from a raucous public audience that had reached 125 people at one ...

Aircraft Crashes Off Coast of Long Beach Island

June 17, 2021

LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ — Authorities are responding to a small plane that reportedly crashed in the water off LBI Thursday morning. The crash happened off 26th Street in the Spray Beach section of Long Beach Township,

The glider went down around 11:30 a.m. about a mile off the coast, Ocean County Sheriff Michael Mastronardy said.  

It was unclear how many people ...

New York Will Celebrate End of COVID Restrictions

Landmarks across New York State, including Niagara Falls, will be lit blue and gold Tuesday night in celebration of the state reaching the 70% level of adults who have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. 

In addition to the lightings, firework displays will be held at 10 sites across the state, including Niagara Falls State Park, beginning at 9:15 p.m.

NJ Turnpike Authority Forces Veterans to Remove Military Branch Flags from Parkway Overpass

SAYREVILLE, NJ – Robert Bouthillette, Sayreville veteran, and his good friend Fred Block, sought to honor those currently serving and those who past served for Memorial Day, by placing the military branch flags above the Garden State Parkway.

Block then received a call from the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) that the only flags permitted to be hung up was the United States flag, ...

West Orange Police Officers Visit Baby They Delivered in Parents' Car in Their Driveway

June 11, 2021

West Orange Police Officers Michael McClellan and Andrew Scioscia pose with the proud parents Jordana and Lyle Silverman holding baby Camila. The happy reunion took place in the quiet residential neighborhood driveway where Camila was born on May 20th, 2021.

Officers McClellan and Scioscia were first on the scene at 4:00 a.m. when Jordana Silverman attempted to leave for the hospital. She made ...

Caldwell Business Owner Gives Back by Reducing Caregiver Stress on The Longest Day

CALDWELL, NJ — The Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey Chapter (AAGNJ), the leading volunteer-driven voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support, advocacy and research, is spotlighting people who are making a difference in the fight to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia.

With more than 6 million Americans living with Alzheimer's disease or other ...

Donor Gifts Hillsborough Police with 2 New Harley-Davidson Motorcycles

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township Police Department has created a new Motorcycle Unit, with two new Harley Davidson FLHTP Motorcycles on order, purchased with a $60,000 donation from Dr. Cesar DePaco.

DePaco, a Someset County resident, is a longtime supporter of law enforcement and has made numerous donations of K-9’s and equipment to police departments across this ...

Tour Historic WWII Aircraft at Trenton-Mercer County Airport this Weekend

June 12, 2021

EWING, NJ — Several World War II aircraft will be flying into Trenton-Mercer Airport this week for tourists to view. The CAF AirPower History Tour featuring historic World War II aircraft will provide cockpit tours, flight demonstrations, and rides.  

The event features the B-29 Superfortress FIFI, the most advanced bomber of World War II; the T-6 Texan, ...

Head to Downtown Westfield Saturday for Free ‘Mini Grand Prix’ Car Racing

WESTFIELD, NJ — Start your engines! The Downtown Westfield Corporation is inviting people of all ages to participate in “Mini Grand Prix” racing this Saturday, featuring 1/18th scale cars under the tents on Quimby Street.

The races, sponsored by Extreme Party Racing, move at a scaled speed of 200 mph on a 20’ x 20’ track, with drivers at six ...

It's On! the Middlesex County Fair to Return in August

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - In an amazing sign of expected recovery from the COVID-19, the Middlesex County Fair will return to the County Fairgrounds (655 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick) on Monday, August 2 – Sunday, August 8, 2021.  Additional details regarding modified experiences and pandemic compliance will be announced in the coming months.

From food and clothing retailers to craft ...

Behind the Tradition: All About the Jersey Shore’s Famous Salt Water Taffy

June 17, 2021

NEW JERSEY — When you think of the Jersey Shore, what comes to mind? Boardwalks? Beaches? How about salt water taffy?

The bite-sized candy has a history that stretches as long as the Atlantic City boardwalk itself.

Salt water taffy was introduced on the AC Boardwalk in the 1880s and became known as the first Atlantic City souvenir, according to AtlanticCityNJ.com. Having been ...

Restaurants Offer Entertainment, Outdoor Spaces to Bring Back Diners

NEW JERSEY — Indoor dining is back at full capacity in restaurants around the Garden State. But while some diners have been eager to get back inside, many have gotten out of the habit, and some still eye gathering maskless indoors with trepidation.

To woo diners back, some restaurants are turning to enhanced outdoor spaces, live entertainment and good old-fashioned fun.

Khris Raina, ...

Dog of the Month - Kodac

Our June Dog of the Month, Kodac, is closing his eyes and making a wish for a forever home!

Meet Mr Handsome... ok - so that isn't his real name but that's what he is! Kodac Clayton has a smile that runs from ear to ear. As he is truly one of the happiest dogs in the world.

Despite being 65lbs at 4 years old - Kodac wants to be a lapdog! He loves nothing more than people and kids! ...

Saving Thor

Thor leaving the shelter for the final time was truly an amazing moment. As shelter-provided food and supplies were packed into the car, members of our staff, as well as volunteers, said their heartfelt goodbyes. Thor has certainly made an incredible impression on everyone he met during his time at Mt. Pleasant Animal Shelter! He was given a round of applause and cheers as he walked out our doors ...

Meet Buddy, an adorable pittie mix with the most gorgeous eyes!

Where are all our Pittie lovers!?

You must meet Buddy, an adorable pittie mix with the most gorgeous eyes! Buddy was surrendered last year by his “family” due to his separation anxiety and was pulled from the shelter right before he was going to be euthanized. Buddy has since been in a foster home, with nearly no interest! How can that be???

Buddy is a 2 year old, 45 pound, ...

Want to Meet Max? Call Now!

This handsome love bug is Max Barnwell. Max loves making new friends, playing with his foster sister and cuddling on the couch. He is house and crate trained and walks great on the leash. Max is super smart and eager to please.

He has been attending obedience training with his foster mom and doing great! He is about 1-2 years old and would love an active person or family to call his ...

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.

Strong housing market makes now the ideal time to move to Lantern Hill

May 26, 2021

Seniors find stress-free and vibrant life at New Jersey senior living community

As spring turns to summer and temperatures begin to heat up, the housing market typically follows suit. This year is no exception, and a strong sellers’ market makes now the right time for seniors considering a move to Lantern Hill, an Erickson Senior Living-developed and managed community in New Providence, ...

Retro Review: Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

Retro Review

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

When does a civilization begin to rot from its core?  What are the key issues that cause that civilization to die? These are the overarching questions that “the Father of African Literature,” Chinua Achebe, explores in his 1959 classic, Things Fall Apart.

Set in a Nigerian village, we learn that Okonkwo was a leading ...

Passaic Valley High School Celebrates 80 Years of Excellence with Mayors Panel

June 9, 2021

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Executive Producer of East Main Media and TAPintoTV, Brian Brodeur, hosted a panel discussion to celebrate Passaic Valley Regional High School’s 80 Years of Excellence.

The panel was moderated by Alexandra Paese, Passaic Valley Class of 2021, and consisted of Totowa Mayor, John Coiro, Passaic Valley Class of 1977, Little Falls Mayor James Damiano, Passaic Valley Class ...

NJ Dentist Uses Dental Lasers to Painlessly Treat Patients

WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- Joseph DalBon, DMD, spoke with TAPintoTV about the laser technology he uses at his practice, New Jersey Center for Laser and Cosmetic Dentistry, and the many benefits this technology offers to his patients, notably the absence of pain for many dental procedures. “It’s probably the best technology that you could use in dentistry,” DalBon said. 

DalBon ...

Special Series: Economic Issues in New Jersey - High Property Taxes

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- The average New Jersey resident pays $931,698 in taxes over his or her lifetime, ranking New Jersey number one in the nation for highest state property taxes, according to a recent article from the Wall Street Journal.

So what should residents expect to get for paying such high property taxes? Why do people stay in New Jersey? TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, Brian ...

Juneteenth: Why It Should Be Celebrated By All Americans

June 16, 2021

Juneteenth – it is a term heard more and more in the last several years, yet many people have no idea what it is. It is viewed by Black Americans as their Freedom or Emancipation Day, their Jubilee Day, their Black Independence Day. So, how did Juneteenth become “. . . the most popular annual celebration of emancipation from slavery in the United States?”*

The term is a ...

Thank You to All The Community Leaders and Organizations Who Have Endorsed Esperanza Porras-Field

Thank You to All The Community Leaders and Organizations Who Have Endorsed Esperanza Porras-Field

 

We want to express our sincerest gratitude to all the members of our community as well as the leaders and organizations who have endorsed our campaign.

 

You have elected to support a proven leader and successful businesswoman who loves Morristown with all her heart and who is ...

New Jersey Woman Says ‘Thank You Isn’t Enough’ After Removal of Complex Brain Tumor

June 17, 2021

For most people, occasional ringing or popping in the ear isn’t cause for concern. When it becomes persistent, however, Laura Castro Angarita of South Plainfield, New Jersey will tell you that’s a different story.

Laura, 36, originally from Bogotá, Colombia, had been dealing with these symptoms in her right ear for several months when she mentioned it to her doctor during a ...

Representative Sherrill Statement Following Conclusion of Biden-Putin Summit

June 17, 2021

Washington, DC — Following the conclusion of a bilateral meeting between President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin, Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), a former Russian policy officer in the US Navy, released the following statement:

“Today, President Joe Biden delivered a crucial message to Vladimir Putin: the United States’ posture is very different ...

CareOne at Madison Avenue Offering a Drive By Health Fair Event in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ -The community is invited to come meet the CareOne Madison Team during their Drive By Health Fair on Saturday, July 10. The event will run from 10am - 2pm in the parking lot of their Morristown location, 151 Madison Avenue.

CareOne registered nurses will be offering:

Rapid COVID-19 testing
Blood Pressure Checks
Glucose Checks
Free Goodie Bags to Go
Healty ...

Unity's Sustainably Minded Message from Jen Carcich - Sustainability Coordinator

The winding down of the school year brings us many celebrations and learning opportunities. It really is an exciting time to be at Unity Charter School.

The learning groups are utilizing every moment to engage with the outdoors while learning. Our walking field trips have continued with one of our sixth grade ELA classes traveling by foot to the Frelinghuysen Arboretum to observe and learn ...

MVC Facilities, Except Inspection Stations, Will Be Closed Friday, June 18, in Observance of the Juneteenth Holiday

TRENTON — New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC) customers are advised that the following MVC facilities will be closed Friday, June 18. This is in observance of the state’s inaugural Juneteenth holiday, which is designated the third Friday in June.

Closed Friday, June 18:

Licensing and Vehicle Centers
Regional Service Centers
Road testing sites

Open Friday, ...

Citrus, Coral, and Florals: Summer from the Inside Out

As summer swings into high gear outside, bring some of the color and brightness indoors with your home décor. Perfect for setting the mood every day and during special events, summer décor that includes florals, citrus, and coral tones is a great way to transition from the more muted spring hues to the bold colors of the brightest season. Here are five ways to incorporate these ...

Celebrate Dad with These 4 Fun Ideas

With Father’s Day fast approaching and the possibility of gatherings and parties becoming more likely in many areas, the time is perfect for a celebration that highlights Dad’s favorites and creates a lasting memory for family and friends. If you’re eager to plan something special, here are four ways to celebrate Dad that your guests won’t soon forget!

Crawfish ...

No Garden Yet? No Worries: Here’s What You Can Still Plant In June

Getting outside to work in the garden is a wonderful way to be physically active and soak up some natural vitamin D from the sun. If you haven’t planted anything yet or you’re aiming to increase your harvest, don’t worry. There are lots of nutrient-rich vegetables, herbs, and gorgeous flowers you can still plant in June. Here’s a list to help you get ...

Take Time To Get Lost In A Story: 5 Book Genres For You To Enjoy

Just as exercising is good for physical health, flexing your mental muscles is vital - especially as you age. Reading daily is a wonderful way to give your brain a workout. It stimulates your imagination, engages your concentration and memory, and allows you to learn something new.

Whether you prefer holding a book, using a tablet, or listening to audiobooks, diving into stories you enjoy is ...

Sprinkler System on the Fritz? Tips and Tricks for What to Fix and When to Call

Outdoor sprinkler system on the fritz with summer around the corner? Here are seven tips and tricks for fixing it yourself and when to call the pros.

Assess and Adjust Sprinkler Heads
The first clue to any sprinkler system problem is usually a sprinkler head that’s not performing optimally. Maybe it won’t raise or lower, it’s spraying unevenly, or it’s not spraying the ...

Fresh Air and Fitness: 4 Outdoor Workouts for Every Level

Fresh air and fitness – a great combination for any wellness routine! As the weather warms up, consider adding some outdoor workouts to your regular exercise regimen. New surroundings can often make the same moves feel more challenging and exciting, so heading out to your backyard is an easy way to refresh any routine that’s starting to feel repetitive. Here are four great outdoor ...

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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