Home & Garden

December 6, 2018

MORRISTOWN NJ - “I’m homeless. I lost my job four months ago and I’ve been living with friends and family, basically couch surfing, since then. The little bit of savings I had, well it ran out. I don’t know what to do, but I can’t keep doing this,” said a caller from Morristown who recently dialed ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Decorated for the holidays, six historic sites opened their doors today for the 2018 Holly Day (previously called the Holly Walk) During the day on Saturday December 1, approximately 350 people got into the holiday spirit as they toured Macculloch Hall, Acorn Hall, Ford Mansion, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - It's time to grab the lights and holiday decorations and head outdoors.   Let your inner  designer loose and enter the Annual Morristown Recreation - House Decorating Contest .    Contest rules state that participants must reside in the Town of Morristown. Residents wishing to ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Due to the expected low temperatures, the Town of Morristown has extended the hours of operation for the warming centers in Town. As of now, the Morristown Fire House, located at 161 Speedwell Avenue will be available to residents for three days. Wednesday, 11/21 at 6pm ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - A major trough in the jet stream will dip over the Northeast on Thanksgiving, flooding the region with Arctic air. Following on the heels of one of the largest snowfalls ever observed in November, this cold outbreak could lead to record low temperatures across the tri-state. Due ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - The first snowfall is expected to hit the Morristown area overnight tonight. In response to the impending storm, the Town of Morristown will open two warming centers for residents. When temperatures drop below 20 degrees, the Town of Morristown activates its Warming Center. The ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Get out those gloves and boots! There's a chance of snow and sleet for the Morristown area on Thursday November 15, according to the National Weather Service.  According to the forecast, the Morristown area will see snow and sleet mainly after 1pm with accumulations of 1 to 2 ...

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Morris Habitat for Humanity Chief Executive Officer Blair Schleicher Bravo has been appointed to Habitat for Humanity International’s U.S. Council, which guides growth for the global organization’s work in the United States. Schleicher Bravo is one of 24 leaders selected to the group that oversees ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - It’s time to fall back as Daylight Savings Time comes to an end this weekend.  TAPinto reminds readers to turn their clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday morning. This adjustment typically takes place automatically on smartphones, computers, and tablets. Those with ...

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EDISON, NJ – It seems to have gone from summer to winter overnight in Central New Jersey, making now the time to have heating units checked and, if necessary, replaced.  “There was no fall this year. We went from 90 to 50 degrees overnight and without warning,” said Mike Iarrapino, owner of ...

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It’s time to think spring and get busy planning and planting for months of colorful blooms. The key to getting a continuous parade of spring flowers is to plant bulbs that bloom at different times. Include some early, mid and late spring bloomers. You’ll enjoy the burst of color and sustained ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Construction has begun on Cauldwell Playground, announced Morristown officials. The playground near Clyde Potts Drive and Flagler Street will see renovations to the amphitheater area. The renovations include replacing existing aged timber amphitheater seat walls and field house ...

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Looking for your dream home? Look no further. Check out this enchanting, whimsical Queen Ann Victorian era home  at 74 Mills Street. The home has tons of character: carefully preserved original lead glass windows, ornate floors (this kind of wood is long gone in USA), original moldings, ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - New to the market is an enchanting, whimsical Queen Ann Victorian era home with tons of character: There will be an Open House this Sunday, October 7 from 1pm - 4pm The home is located at 74 Mills Street in Morristown. The home has a fully fence backyard that gives privacy ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - New to the market is an enchanting, whimsical Queen Ann Victorian era home with tons of character: Fully fence backyard gives privacy and peace of mind when kids or pets are playing there. New paver patio and large engaging and elegant front porch. Lovely property with cherry ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Looking to live in Morristown? Don't miss this enchanting, whimsical Queen Ann Victorian era home with tons of character: carefully preserved original lead glass windows, ornate floors (this kind of wood is long gone in USA), original moldings, millwork, pocket doors, high ...

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Look no further! This fantastic home is for sale in sought after Cromwell Hills! New Price and so much more! Stop in and see for yourself at my open house this Sunday from 1-4. For more information, contact Julie Wintz Ballestero at 973-896-3285  

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Create a colorful and fragrant fall finale in your garden with groundcovers and vines. Blanket the earth with hardy groundcovers that add seasonal interest. Then direct your eye skyward with vines climbing on trellises, fences and arbors. Add a cloud of fragrant beauty with the white flowers of ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Every September, thousands of cyclists from all over the country flock to Morristown for the annual Gran Fondo NJ. With a mission of “giving back to our community”, Gran Fondo NJ has continually raised funds for charitable organizations in the area, and Homeless Solutions, Inc. is ...

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It’s all about timing when harvesting cucumbers for eating fresh or preserving as dill or sweet pickles. Picking these low-calorie vegetables ensures the best flavor, greatest nutritional value and suitability for pickling. Harvest cucumbers based on how you plan to use them.  Pick the fruit ...

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NEWARK, NJ – A good portion of the summer has been plagued by soaring temperatures, high humidity and soaking rains – the perfect recipe for a dangerous mushroom season in the Garden State. So far, 45 mushroom exposure cases were managed by the medical experts at the NJ Poison Control Center since ...

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NEWARK, NJ - A new state program will offer mediation counseling services to New Jersey residents facing foreclosure, giving them at least a fighting chance when going up against lenders during the legal process. The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency is using $1 million to fund the ...

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HOLMDEL/COLTS NECK, NJ - The summer gardening season is in full swing and gardeners have been harvesting their bounty - lettuces, tomatoes, zucchinis, peppers and herbs. Insect activity is also gearing up in the garden.   As the growing degree days increase, so does the damaging effects of pests in ...

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Come and see for yourself! This beautiful home located at 99 Glenbrook Road in Morris Plains. The Open House will take place on Sunday July 29 from 1-4pm . This pristine home has thoughtful updates throughout including renovated kitchen, baths and gleaming hardwood floors. Breathtaking backyard ...

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Come and see for yourself! This beautiful home located at 99 Glenbrook Road in Morris Plains. The Open House will take place on Sunday July 29 from 1-4pm . This pristine home has thoughtful updates throughout including renovated kitchen, baths and gleaming hardwood floors. Breathtaking backyard ...

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Break out the tools and garden your way to a healthier mind, body and spirit.  Gardeners have always know it, but now research proves that gardening is a great form of exercise. You’ll work out all your major muscle groups when raking, digging and planting for an hour.  Include gardening as a ...

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Come and see for yourself! This beautiful home located at 99 Glenbrook Road in Morris Plains. The Open House will take place on Sunday July 22 from 1-4pm . This pristine home has thoughtful updates throughout including renovated kitchen, baths and gleaming hardwood floors. Breathtaking backyard ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Power is out for about six thousand JCP&L customers in the Morris County area, said JCP&L.  A strong burst of wind and rain struck the Morristown area on Tuesday afternoon leaving some residents without power. According to a JCP&L outage map, Morristown customers ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Looking for a new home? Be sure to check out these listings! Open Houses 99 Glenbrook Road in Morris Plains - Open House; Sunday July 15 1pm - 4pm. Contact Julie at 973-896-3285 for more information    Homes for Sale 29 Harwich Road in Morris Township; Contact Dottie ...

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Busy schedules, over indulging, and strenuous summer activities can lead to sore muscles, indigestion and headaches. When searching for pain relief, look no further than your own garden or your local farmer’s market. These five foods fresh from the garden – or pot – are packed with super ...

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