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Morristown Resident Joins the Board of Preschool Advantage

February 20, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ– Morristown resident, Carolyn S. Simpson has been named to the Board of Directors of Preschool Advantage.  Preschool Advantage is a local non-profit that partners with 24 preschools in Morris and Somerset counties to provide a quality preschool education for families who otherwise could not afford it.

For the past 30 years, Simpson has been actively involved in ...

Atlantic Health System Earns Spot for 10th Year on Fortune’s ‘100 Best Companies To Work For®’ List

Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, today celebrated a decade of excellence after it was recognized among Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®,” ranking number 74 in its tenth consecutive year on the prestigious annual list.

 

It is the only health care delivery system from New Jersey, and the top-ranked New Jersey based ...

Assistance Programs Available for JCP&L Customers to Help with Winter Heating Bills

MORRISTOWN, NJ - As the cold weather continues, financial assistance programs are available for Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) customers who need help with winter heating bills.

Assistance to qualifying JCP&L customers is available through the Lifeline, Universal Service Fund (USF), Weatherization, Payment Assistance for Gas and Electric (PAGE) and New Jersey SHARES ...

Grow it Green Morristown Welcomes New Executive Director; Erica VanAuken Colace

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Grow It Green Morristown, a community-building nonprofit organization focused on local food access, education and sustainability, has announced Erica VanAuken Colace as its new Executive Director. Colace succeeds Abby Gallo, who resigned to spend more time with family.

“Today, we are excited to welcome Erica as the new Executive Director,” said Christine Volinsky, ...

TAPinto.net Named Partner of the Year by NJ News Commons

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  TAPinto.net has been named Partner of the Year by NJ News Commons, a network of more than 230 news organizations across New Jersey.  The award goes to a journalist or news organization that showed overall excellence in their work for 2017.    

Joe Amditis, Associate Director of the Center for Cooperative Media, said TAPinto won the award ...

TAPinto.net Sets All-Time Monthly Traffic Record With More Than 2.3M Pageviews In January 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In January 2018, TAPinto.net set an all-time record for the most traffic in any single month since its inception 9 years ago.   

From Jan. 1, 2018 to Jan. 31, 2018, TAPinto registered 913,468 readers and 2,328,707 pageviews, up from 799,995 readers and 1,934,413 pageviews during the same period a year ago. 

"Since Facebook relegated news to ...

How to Keep Important TAPinto Local News Stories in Your Facebook News Feed

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear.

At TAPinto, we believe in serving you with high-quality, objective local news coverage.   To make sure that you continue to see news from us in your Facebook News Feed:

Have ...

Free IRS-Certified Tax Preparation Available Beginning February 5

MORRISTOWN, N.J. – Area residents can get their taxes prepared for free starting February 5 at free tax sites run by United Way of Northern New Jersey and its partners in Morris, Somerset, Suburban Essex, Sussex and Warren counties.

This free service is designed to help the 37 percent of New Jersey households identified by the United Way ALICE Report as living below the ...

WalletHub Ranks NJ 2nd Worst State to Retire In

NJ — If it seems like everyone in New Jersey moves to Florida when it’s time to retire, there’s good reason. In a new study, finance website WalletHub ranks New Jersey the second worst state to retire in. Only Kentucky was ranked lower. Florida, on the other hand, was ranked no. 1.

WalletHub said it compared the 50 US states across 41 key metrics, with a data set ...

Facebook Changes Its News Feed; How You Can Get Your Local News

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – Facebook recently announced it is changing its news feed and algorithms so that news from legitimate publishers and posts from businesses will seldom appear. 

This will be frustrating for people who use Facebook to find news and information relevant to them, said TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro. 

“Relegating legitimate news publishers and ...

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National Vision Administrators (NVA) Helps NJ Food Pantries Get Fresh Food From Home Gardeners

January 31, 2018

CLIFTON, NJ – National Vision Administrators (NVA), a Clifton, New Jersey-based vision benefits administrator, is partnering with nonprofit AmpleHarvest.org to help home gardeners donate their surplus produce to feed the hungry throughout the state. According to The Feeding America's 2012 Food Insecurity Report, in New Jersey, the food insecurity rate is at 13%, with 1,141,890 ...