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Newton Police: Turning Trouble Leads to DWI for Newton Resident

July 22, 2019

NEWTON, NJ—No one was injured in car accident that left one driver with multiple charges.. On Saturday, July 20 around 10:36 p.m. Newton Police responded to car accident at the intersection of Trinity and Moran Street, police said.

When police got to the scene of the accident they found a 2000 Ford Focus had been hit by a 2016 white BMW.  Newton resident Tammy Hyatt, 56 hit Megan ...

New Jersey Date Night: A Revolutionary Morristown Bar Crawl

July 20, 2019

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

Nothing beats a warm summer night — the perfect time to grab your date’s hand and go for a walk. With so many quaint New Jersey towns from which to choose there’s no shortage of options, but Morristown stands out thanks to great architecture and history dating back to the Revolutionary War. It ...

Sparta's Local Leather Artisan: What You Should Know about Leather Zone

July 14, 2019

SPARTA, NJ- The unassuming shop in the theater center with a sign that says Leather Zone Leather Repair does not do justice to the talent of the proprietor.  For Hratch Kechishian or HK working with leather is a passion a 40 year passion. 

“You name it we can do it,” HK said.  Sitting in the customized chairs in the shop the interview was delightfully interrupted by ...

Where is the Soft Power in the US?

July 17, 2019

Some years ago, Joseph Nye, a long time member of various Administrations, coined the concept soft power, which is the power of essentially goodness, and the ability to have nations want to emulate us.  Like our Peace Corps where young people -possibly college grads or post-graduate students, who enter foreign countries with efforts to better those countries and make them want to emulate us.

Algae Blooms can ruin more than your Summer

Lake Hopatcong is really almost a stones throw from my home in Sussex County where my home is maybe 300 feet from another lake, which was dredged by DEP, and it was needed as the lake was not as clean, as in my youth!

Sadly, Lake Hopatcong  and the Gulf of Mexico where I came to teach a course; both  have had serious algae blooms!  We got sick in the Gulf this year, and ...

Sources: Barchi Will Step Down as Rutgers President in 2020

July 22, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers President Robert Barchi, whose tenure at the 253-year-old school has been marked by unprecedented successes as well as scandals and setbacks, will step down after the 2019-20 school year.

Barchi's pending departure was confirmed to TAPinto New Brunswick by a source familiar with the situation.

The announcement of Barchi's exit gives school officials time ...

Governor Murphy Signs Four Bills Strengthening New Jersey Gun Laws at Governor Livingston High School

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Governor Phil Murphy chose Governor Livingston High School as the venue for signing a package of what he called “commonsense” gun safety bills on Tuesday, July 16.

The bills, four in all, “reaffirm New Jersey’s commitment to institute the strongest gun laws in the nation which are part of Gun Safety Package 2.0, [and] follow a ...

Newark Lieutenant Arrested in Livingston Following Shooting of Ex-Wife in Jefferson Twp

LIVINGSTON, NJ — A 49-year-old man and 24-year member of the Newark Police Department was arrested in Livingston early Monday morning after being accused of killing his ex-wife and critically wounding her boyfriend in Morris County.

Livingston police confirmed that the arrest was made on Foxcroft Drive at 1:52 a.m. during a motor vehicle stop. The suspect, identified as ...

New Jersey's Tobin Heath Wins Gold Along With U.S. Women's Soccer Team

LYON, France -- In a game that was scoreless through the first 60 minutes, the U.S. Women's Soccer Team scored twice down the stretch for a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands to win the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup on Sunday.

Tobin Heath, a 2006 graduate of Ridge High School, is a member of the Gold-winning U.S. team. Heath started and saw extensive playing time Sunday, but she did not ...

How Increasing Interest Rates Could Impact Your Ability To Buy A Home

Thinking about purchasing a home but not sure if now’s the right time?  Here’s a Team Nest Builder tip: consider the cost of WAITING to buy that home.  

“Cost of Waiting to Buy” is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices and interest rates increased over a period of time. In this article, we’ll focus solely on interest ...

Don't Miss 2 OPEN HOUSES Sunday for Super Sparta Homes with Amazing Yards

Seeking a new home with a huge, amazing yard in Sparta? Whether you desire a historic Cape Cod or a gorgeous Colonial, Team Nest Builder has you covered with OPEN HOUSES for 2 Sparta homes, both with fantastic yards, this Sunday, July 21st from 1-3 p.m.!

135 Sterling Hill Road, Sparta

Fall in love with this charming 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom Cape Cod, tucked away up a private drive on 4.54 ...

COMING SOON Historic 3BR Cape Cod on 4+ Idyllic Acres

Fall in love with this charming 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom Cape Cod, tucked away up a private drive on 4.54 picturesque acres, surrounded by majestic trees and fun trails. Sparta’s 135 Sterling Hill Road is the home you’ve been seeking!

According to local lore, this 1913 character-filled gem was built for nearby Sterling Hill Mine’s head miner. You’ll be transported back to ...

50 Years Later, Apollo 11 Remains Our Greatest Achievement

The 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 commemorates the single greatest achievement in the history of mankind.

In our world of rankings, I don’t think anyone can argue the point.

A man walked on the moon.

A member of species earthbound for thousands upon thousands of years, left footprints on that mysterious silver globe in the sky that inspired wonder and fear since man’s ...

Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholder July 10, 2019 meeting video

NEWTON, NJ - Sussex County Board of Chosen Freeholder July 10, 2019 meeting video.

 

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July 22, 2019

The local news industry is constantly changing and so are the habits and preferences of readers like you.   In order to fulfill our mission of producing quality journalism, we’re conducting a survey on what our readers think about TAPinto and how they engage with the news.  I want to invite you to take our Annual Reader Survey.

Your feedback is important to us and ...

Sources: Barchi Will Step Down as Rutgers President in 2020

July 22, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers President Robert Barchi, whose tenure at the 253-year-old school has been marked by unprecedented successes as well as scandals and setbacks, will step down after the 2019-20 school year.

Barchi's pending departure was confirmed to TAPinto New Brunswick by a source familiar with the situation.

The announcement of Barchi's exit gives school officials time ...