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Freshii Morris Plains Giving Out "Treats" to Anyone in Costume on Halloween

October 30, 2020

Freshii Morris Plains will be giving out FREE Energii Bites to anyone who comes dressed in a costume on Halloween.

The store will have special hours on Saturday, October 31. They will be open from 11am - 5pm

Freshii Morris Plains is Hiring!

Freshii Morris Plains is looking for fun, energetic, team members that love to serve and energize their community!

Both full time and part time positions are available with flexible schedules. Experience in a fast paced quick service restaurant is a plus not mandatory.

If interested, email Ryan at or apply in store.

COVID-19 Update for Friday Oct. 30; Morristown Adds Another 2 Since Yesterday

October 30, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The number of COVID-19 cases in Morristown have increased to 679, announced officials. That's an increase of 2 overnight, they said.

As of today, there are 2,089 new positive cases in the state with seven new deaths.

The State of New Jersey is reporting 236,523 confirmed cases in New Jersey and 9,243 positive test results in Morris County. There have ...

COVID-19 Update for Thursday Oct. 29; Morristown Adds 6 New Positives Overnight

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The number of COVID-19 cases in Morristown have increased to 677, announced officials. That's an increase of 6 overnight, they said.

"We are still heading in the wrong direction", said Mayor Tim Dougherty during his daily update. "We want to get them down to zero". 

As of today, there are 1,477 new positive cases in the state.  ...

COVID-19 Update for Wednesday Oct. 28; Morristown Adds 10 Cases Overnight

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The number of COVID-19 cases in Morristown have increased to 671, announced officials. That's an increase of 10 overnight, they said.

As of today, there are 1,682 new positive cases in the state.  Morris County has reporting two new confirmed COVID-19 deaths overnight.

The State of New Jersey is reporting 232,997 confirmed cases in New Jersey and ...

Tongue out Thursday! Check Out Shadow

Shadow was adopted as a puppy but was recently returned to our rescue after about 4 years in a home because he was overprotective in the home. Because of this, he needs a quiet and adult only home. Shadow lived with a senior dog for about 2.5 years and his owners reported he was submissive with this dog. A few meets with a potential doggie sibling would be best as he has been a bit reactive with ...

Today is the Last Day to Donate to Eleventh Hour Rescue

September 30th, is the last day of Eleventh Hour Rescue's peer-to-peer fundraiser for Building Hope. They have reached almost $43,000 of the $50,000 goal.

"We are SO CLOSE! Please consider donating! Every little bit helps!", said organizers

"Eleventh Hour Rescue has been leasing a kennel property on Route 10 in Randolph that houses our dogs who are not currently ...

Date Rescheduled: 1,400 FREE Food Box Distribution in Morristown

October 29, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ — The Church of God In Christ For All Saints (COGICFAS) successfully met its goal in the distribution of 1,400 food boxes on last Thursday, October 22, 2020. They have announced their commitment to distribute 1,400 more food boxes again to the local community deeply impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Food boxes will be distributed on Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 1 pm ...

Morris Township's Fall Outdoor Movie Set for October 24

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.

Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt at Morristown's Frelinghuysen Arboretum

October 30, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ. - Community members are invited to go on a Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum.

Explore the gardens of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum, find scarecrows and win a prize. ($10 fee per family)

The exhibit began Saturday October 9 and will run through Sunday November 8.

For more information, visit or call ...

The Morristown Community is Invited to Celebrate Dia de Los Muertos

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Dia de Los Muertos or Day of the Dead, is a celebration of life and death, said organizers. 

"While the holiday originated in Mexico, it is celebrated all over Latin America with festivities that unfold over tow days in an explosion of color and life-affirming joy to demonstrate love and respect for deceased family members. This fall we are excited to bring this ...

Paranormal Event at Morristown's Fosterfields

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Interested in the paranormal? Join the Specter Seekers Paranormal Society for a live in person hunt next weekend. The investigation will take place on Saturday November 7 from 6:30pm - 9:30pm at Fosterfields in Morristown.

The event includes an investigation of the haunted back field, the Willows grounds, the Cottage Garden and the Farmhouse exterior.

Fosterfields Living ...

Morristown Residents Invited to Share Their COVID-19 Experiences

October 26, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Residents are invited to share their COVID-19 pandemic experiences with The North Jersey History and Genealogical Center of Morristown & Morris Township Library.

"This unique time is worth preserving in writing so that we can help future generations understand how to handle a quarantine and what it is like for us being quarantined in 2020", said the ...

Morristown Medical Center President Trish O'Keefe at Honored Virtual Gala

MENDHAM, NJ – Tri-County Scholarship Fund (TCSF) will host its 39th Annual Awards Celebration on Monday, October 26, 2020, as a free, live-streaming event, honoring three New Jersey leaders, including Morristown Medical Center President, Trish O’Keefe. All of the honorees believe in and support the TCSF mission to provide partial scholarships for many of the state’s most ...

Why We Walk To End Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer's Association Greater New Jersey Chapter is spotlighting people who make a difference in the fight to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia, by participating in the upcoming 2020 Walk To End Alzheimer’s (WTEA) - the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Today we say thank you to Andrea and Steve ...

Fear Not Trick Or Treaters: Experts Explain How to Have a Safe Halloween

October 30, 2020

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - On the one night each year when shambling zombies and blood-thirsty vampires are everywhere, something much scarier will be lurking.

COVID-19 will be a specter hanging over this year's Halloween festivities.

Fear not, trick or treaters.

Experts say there are still ways to enjoy the holiday after Gov. Phil Murphy announced last week that traditional holiday revelry ...

Town of Morristown Announced Board Vacancy

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Town of Morristown has announced that there is currently a vacancy on the Boards and Commissions. The position looking to be filled is with the Morristown Housing Authority: 1- Commissioner with a term ending September 5, 2021.

The position is appointed by the Town Council. Applications are due by December 8, 2020.

Applications are available online (here) or ...

Morristown Residents Encouraged to Dispose of Unused, Unwanted Prescription Medicine During "Operation Take Back"

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Operation Take Back, a national program that encourages people to anonymously turn over unused, unwanted or expired prescription medicine for proper disposal, is being launched locally by the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, the Morris County Sheriff’s Office and several municipal police departments on Oct. 24, 2020.

The goal is to reduce abuse and misuse of ...

Past Parsippany Rescue and Recovery Chief and President Charles Bedi Has Passed Away

October 28, 2020

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany's Rescue and Recovery organization announced the passing of Past Chief and President, Charles Bedi. Charlie was a dedicated Parsippany volunteer for the last 48 years.

Charlie played an instrumental role in creating the Parsippany Rescue and Recovery organization. As an active volunteer, his dedication to the squad and the community ...

Retired Madison Police Chief Continues to Fight COVID-19; Community Asked to Donate

MADISON, NJ - For over six months, Retired Madison Police Chief Vincent Chirico has been in the fight of his life. He was admitted to the hospital with COVID-19 on April 6. According to his daughter, the next six months have been a roller coaster.

A gofundme has been started together with the chief's family and the Madison NJ PBA 92, to help raise money for his continued recovery and ...

Good Mojo Opens Up in East Hanover

EAST HANOVER, NJ - There is a new restaurant that has opened up in East Hanover named Good Mojo and it is the creation of former CHOPPED Champion Mike Dilonna who is a resident of Madison.

The quaint spot offers creative food for lunch, dinner and take-out. It also offers family style meals to go.

Good Mojo is located at 360 Rt. 10 West in East Hanover.


COVID-19 Uptick Will Keep Newark Students Out of Classrooms until 2021

October 30, 2020

Newark moves quietly, cites variety of reasons, for maintaining remote learning as only option at least through next January.

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

The day when Newark students will return to school keeps ...

NJ Family Pleads for Kidney Donor to Save Ailing 7-Year-Old

JERSEY CITY, NJ - A family is desperately searching for a donor to help save the life of a young boy with severe kidney disease.

"My seven-year-old son, Modak, is in need of a kidney donor," say Nirmesh Kumar. "His kidneys are functioning at 6.5%."

Modak, a 2nd Grader at Golden Door Charter School in Jersey City, was initially diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome in 2018.

Cuban Pete's Owner Locked Out After Repeated Executive Order Violations

MONTCLAIR, NJ - After scoffing at the Governor's Executive Orders and repeatedly allowing patrons to continue to dine inside, the owner of Cuban Pete's is now locked out of his business.

On Monday morning, Montclair Police changed the locks on the doors of Cuban Pete’s restaurant, locking out the owner and workers. This was after three violations of the Executive ...

$13 Million Bridge to Provide New Route to Liberty State Park

October 30, 2020

JERSEY CITY, NJ - A new traffic bridge that connects downtown Jersey City with Liberty State Park is under construction. The bridge, a project by Jersey City and the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, will connect Jersey Avenue to Phillip Street and moderate traffic that uses downtown streets as a shortcut to get to the waterfront, the Holland Tunnel, and Hoboken.

Officials say it will create a ...

Farmstead Arts Announces People's Choice Awards - Road Trip Exhibit

Farmstead Arts Center is pleased to announce Joan Foley as the People’s Choice Award Winner of the 2020 Farmstead Arts Annual Members’Art Exhibit, ROAD TRIP. Jody Tomaro Jacobus and Kathy Jost-Keating tied for 2nd place.

Farmstead Art’s annual Members show, held virtually this year due to COVID-19, is drawing to a close on October 30. The ROAD TRIP theme – which takes ...

Road Trip – A Virtual Art Exhibit Featuring Farmstead Arts Member Artists

Farmstead Arts proudly presents its sixth annual Members’ Art Show virtually.  This year’s exhibit, entitled ROAD TRIP, features the diverse works of seventeen Farmstead Arts Member Artists who take us on a virtual Road Trip to places real or imagined so we can see things along the way as we continue to socially distance.

The show will run online at ...

New Jersey Date Night: Hey, Pumpkin!

October 31, 2020

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

Remember that moment during a cooler-than-usual morning in late August when you began to anticipate it, so much so that your nose and taste buds craved its arrival? Before you knew it, you finally got to taste it in your coffee, smell it candles and maybe even try it in your macaroni and cheese.

Pumpkin ...

The Guardian by John Grisham

The Guardians by John Grisham. (Dell, 2020)

“Duke Russell is not guilty of the unspeakable crimes for which he was convicted; nonetheless, he is scheduled to be executed for them in one hour and forty-five minutes.”

Are you hooked? I am.

When I taught Creative Writing, one of the first lessons on writing prose was, “You have to capture the reader in the first paragraph ...

Frank Zappa Halloween Box Set Celebrates Iconic 1981 New York City Concerts

October 31, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Joe Travers, archivist of the works of Frank Zappa, spoke to TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur about the Zappa Trust's latest box set entitled "Halloween 81"

"This is the third box set that we've done," Travers said. "Celebrating Halloween runs that Frank did in New York." Halloween was Frank Zappa's favorite holiday and it ...

Letters to the TAPinto Morristown Regarding the Nov. 3 Election Must Be Submitted by Midnight on All Hallows' Eve

October 29, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ — In vibrant communities like Morristown, citizens can share their opinions, offer grievances, or bestow praise on the subjects that matter most to them. TAPinto Morristown welcomes letters to the editor on everything from the traffic to municipal government, even your passion for environmental stewardship! 

If your letter to the editor is related ...

Senior Freeze Deadline Extended

October 26, 2020

We are very pleased that on October 22, 2020, the New Jersey Treasurer’s office extended the Senior Freeze filing deadline from November 2, 2020 to December 31, 2020.  This is a welcome development because many seniors were scrambling to meet the original date. 

Nevertheless, there is still a need for applications to be prepared as soon as possible.  The Treasurer’s ...

JCP&L Supports Clean Ocean Action’s Annual Fall Beach Sweeps

October 31, 2020

JCP&L Supports Clean Ocean Action’s Annual Fall Beach Sweeps

Company Participates in Cleanup as Sponsor of Monmouth County Beach Site


              Morristown, N.J. – Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of ...

Income ranges for determining IRA eligibility change for 2021

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service announced cost‑of‑living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2021 in Notice 2020-79, posted today on

Highlights of changes for 2021

The income ranges for determining eligibility to make deductible contributions to traditional Individual Retirement Arrangements ...

COVID-19 puts more children at risk of exploitation Smith’s historic anti-trafficking victims law marks 20th year

NEW JERSEY: October 28th marks 20th anniversary of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) of 2000—the comprehensive, historic law authored by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) to aggressively combat sex and labor trafficking both within the United States and around the world.

  The TVPA created a new, well-funded whole-of-government domestic and international ...

U.S. Supreme Court confirmation underscores urgent need to safeguard health care access in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. — Following last night’s vote to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court, public health advocates warn that protecting access to reproductive health care for all New Jerseyans is more essential and urgently needed than ever.

“With Barrett on the U.S. Supreme Court, reproductive health and rights are under imminent threat,” ...


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