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Newton Police: Detective Tom Tosti Promoted to Sergeant

July 11, 2019

NEWTON, NJ—The council chamber was filled with Newton’s finest, the Town of Newton Police Department during the Monday, Town Council meeting, but they were not there to learn about tick safety in Sussex County.

Colleagues, friends, and family members of Officer Tom Tosti were present to watch as he was promoted from Detective to Sergeant.

Tosti a life-long resident of Stillwater ...

Make the Best Cold Brew Iced Coffee this Summer

July 12, 2019

Ahrre Maros knows a few things about coffee. The owner of Ahrre’s Coffee Roastery in Westfield and Summit, who roasts his beans in Plainfield, has been in the coffee shop business in Union County for 30 years as of this summer.

Maros shared his secrets for making a great batch of cold brew coffee at home.

“The important thing about cold brew is that when you brew the coffee at ...

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 ...

Algae Blooms can ruin more than your Summer

July 9, 2019

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 ...

Educational Aid is Too Important

To The Editor:

Senator Oroho, Assemblyman Space and Assemblyman Wirths were absolutely correct to vote against the State Budget for a myriad of reasons. However there is no more important reason than educational aid. In a statement released by Senator Oroho, he stated “I am greatly concerned about the adverse impact on property taxes in my legislative district due to the loss of ...

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

July 8, 2019

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 ...

TAPinto's Rescue Dogs Share How Their People Help Them Deal With Fourth of July Fireworks

The repetitive loud noise of 4th of July fireworks can be frightening for animals, so much so that more dogs go missing around Independence Day than any other time of year.

TAPinto owners, editors, and reporters have learned how to help their rescue dogs get through the night and share their tips and tricks with readers across the state.

TAPinto Verona's Zoey and Myra.  Zoey ...

What's Open And Closed On July 4?

NEW JERSEY - Independence Day is on a Thursday this year and July 4 is a federal holiday, meaning all banks, government offices, the stock exchange and the United States Postal Service are closed. The Jersey Shore is of course open and hopeful for a lot of visitors for the Fourth of July, but the neighborhood garbage won't be picked up.

Day camps get the day off as do schools that are open ...

Officials Join Forces With Alementary Brewing Co. To Support Bill Allowing Dogs In Breweries

HACKENSACK, NJ - Local and state officials have partnered with The Alementary Brewing Co. to support a bill that would allow patrons in breweries across the state to enjoy a cold beer alongside their furry friends.

Though the state Senate passed a bill in December to make it legal for pooches to join their owners at breweries, the Assembly has yet to vote on it.

This week, Assemblywoman ...

Learn Why Now is the Time to Move Up To A Premium Home!

Considering selling your current New Jersey home and moving up to a premium/luxury home?  Now’s the time! Team Nest Builder explains why here...

Homes priced at the top 25% of the price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium homes.” In today’s real estate market, there are deals to be had at that higher end! This is great news for ...

Check Out These 7 Benefits of Living In A 55+ Community

Today’s 55+ retirement communities offer independent living, age-restricted residences for those who want to downsize and live a more maintenance–free lifestyle. These communities shouldn’t be confused with nursing homes or assisted living facilities. Many times, older adults move to these communities when their spouses pass away;  when they’re recently retired; when ...

Fireworks on the Fourth of July is a Jersey First

As you watch the rockets glare and bombs burst into the New Jersey skies this weekend, share this little bit of Jerseyana with the people on the blanket or lawn chairs next to you.

The first “fireworks” display to celebrate the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence was ordered by George Washington himself along the banks of the Raritan River.

Yes, fireworks on the ...

Art Deco Buildings Turned Newark from Frankenstein Monster to Place of Refinement

The art deco movement in architecture came to Newark in a big way in the early years of The Depression, just as it did across the river. 

Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State and Chrysler buildings are all shining bronze and marble examples of the movement, and the grandeur and wealth of America.

The irony, of course, all were built in the early days of The ...

Pass It Along Saddles Up With Rivers Edge Horse Rescue and Sanctuary

LAFAYETTE, NJ  - Pass It Along, a local non-profit organization based in Lafayette, New Jersey, has recently partnered with Rivers Edge Horse Rescue and Sanctuary, based in Newton, New Jersey. The facility was established in 2010 by Diane Romano-Potocki, who currently still owns and manages the property and the sanctuary. Her mission is to rescue abandoned, unwanted and slaughter-bound ...

10th Annual Pass It Along Triathlon Coming Soon to Lake Mohawk Country Club

Pass It Along is set to hold the 10th Annual Pass It Along Triathlon, located at Lake Mohawk Country Club, in Sparta, New Jersey. Each year, this event brings together over one-thousand members of the local community to watch hundreds of participants bike, swim and run the streets of Sparta, Andover and Byram. For the past nine years, Pass It Along has gathered close to 350 participants for the ...

Gottheimer Praises House Passage of 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

July 13, 2019

WASHINGTON - Today, Friday, July 12, 2019, U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5), commended the final House passage of H.R. 1327 - the Never Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alverez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act. The bill provides long-overdue support to cover 9/11 survivors’ and first responders’ injuries, ...

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

July 8, 2019

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 ...