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Ribbon Cutting at Modera in Parsippany

May 18, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Mayor Michael Soriano joined Mill Creek Residential at their Grand Opening for Modera Parsippany, a new luxury rental community off of Rt. 46. Russell Tepper, Senior Managing Director, Northeast Operations for Mill Creek Residential and Rich Murphy, Managing Director, Northeast Operations for Mill Creek Residential hosted the ceremony.  Also in attendance were Council ...

Parents of Dangled Roxbury Kid File Lawsuit Warning

May 19, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - The parents of a 6-year-old special needs student who, according to authorities, was hung upside down and shaken by a frustrated teacher's aide in March, filed a notice of tort claim today, the first volley of a forthcoming lawsuit.

The notice says the Landing couple intend to sue the aide, the Roxbury school board, a number of school  administrators and ...

CCM and Drew University Sign Agreement for Students Who Want to Become Teachers Dual-Degree Agreement Leads to Both a Bachelor’s and Master’s

RANDOLPH, NJ — County College of Morris (CCM) and Drew University have forged a unique partnership to make it easier for students to enroll in Drew’s BA/MAT teacher certification program.

The dual-degree agreement into a master’s program is believed to be among the first between a community college and a university and offers students not only a seamless pathway to a ...

Morris County Tourism/Travel Expenditures Reach $2.2 Billion. (Yes. Billion)

May 12, 2018

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Tourism Bureau is championing the power of tourism during National Travel and Tourism Week (May 6-12) by releasing new data from the 2017 Economic Impact of Tourism in NJ Study by Oxford Economics.  The report reveals a strong year for the County of Morris.

 Key highlights ...

Parsippany Republicans Attend Jay Webber for Congress Fundraiser in Parsippany

May 15, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany Republicans came out in force last evening to support their Assembly representative Jay Webber at his Congressional race fundraiser. Webber is seeking his party's nomination in the June 5th primary in his effort to take control of the Congressional seat vacated by Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen.

Over 400 people attended the event at the Zeris ...

Congressional District 11 Candidates Forum Set for May 15 in Morristown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The League of Women Voters of the Morristown Area is sponsoring a Congressional District 11 Candidates forum on May 15, 2018 at Alfred Vail School, 125 Speedwell Ave. Morristown.  The event will be in two parts.  The Democratic Party Candidates will begin their discussion at 7:00 p.m. and the Republican Party Candidates will commence at 8:15 ...

Children's Mental Health Awareness Day at Daytop

May 14, 2018

MENDHAM, NJ - Putting the words "Stigma Free" into Action, Daytop New New Jersey hosted a Children's Mental Health Awareness Day to honor Children's Mental Health Day on May 10th.

Local elected officials including Sheriff Jim Gannon and Chief of Police of Mendham Borough John Camoia participated in the festivities. The local law enforcement conducted a ...

Neighbor Tells Grandma of Roxbury Kid With Cancer to Clean Her Yard, Town Responds in Force

ROXBURY, NJ - The dark side of humanity presented itself last Friday to Landing resident Elise Ryan. It came in the form of anonymous letter, stuck in her mailbox, telling her to "show some pride" and clean up her property.

The bright side of humanity showed up today. Dozens of Roxbury residents - including many young people - converged to tidy up the grounds of ...

TAPinto Sponsors Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure at Liberty State Park

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Despite the cloudy morning, Jersey City's Liberty State Park was blooming in pink as hundreds of survivors, friends, families, and sponsors attended Susan G. Komen of North Jersey's Race for the Cure.  The explosion of color represented the hope and determination to celebrate those who have fought the disease and the science and energy behind the ...

Mayor LaBarbiera Issues Statement to Grieving Community, #ParamusStrong

May 18, 2018

PARAMUS, NJ – Thursday evening, Mayor Rich LaBarbiera released the following statement to his community in regards to the horrific accident that affected so many.

"Today, our community was shaken by a horrific accident resulting in two tragic, senseless deaths of a teacher and a student. As a father of three sons, I cannot fathom the level of pain and despair that the family of the ...

Parsippany Budget Meetings Scheduled

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany-Troy Hills Council has set the dates for the first two budget meetings. 

The budget meetings are set for Wednesday, May 30th from 6:30pm to 9:30pm and Friday, June 1st 6:30pm - 9:30pm.  

A 'Gold Card' for Morris County Parents, Guardians of Killed Military

MORRISTOWN, NJ - Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi today announced the launch of the "Gold Star Parent ID Card Program," in which Morris County parents, legal guardians or other legal custodians of members of the military who died while on active duty will gain access to certain benefits, such as discounts extended to military families.

"Gold Star Parents can ...

Supreme Court Opens Gate To Sports Betting, Monmouth Park Is Ready To Run

OCEANPORT, N.J.— Monmouth Park is ready to open a sports book.

That is not news. Track management has been working on a sports book area in a no longer used cafeteria area in the rear of the grandstand for months.

The news is: On May 14, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) struck down a federal ban on race tracks and casinos operating sports book-making operations such as ...

TAPinto Sponsors Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure at Liberty State Park

May 6, 2018

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Despite the cloudy morning, Jersey City's Liberty State Park was blooming in pink as hundreds of survivors, friends, families, and sponsors attended Susan G. Komen of North Jersey's Race for the Cure.  The explosion of color represented the hope and determination to celebrate those who have fought the disease and the science and energy behind the ...

Downed Tree Hits Cars in Lake Hiawatha and 6398 People without Power in Parsippany

May 15, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - With 60mph wind gusts, hail, lightening, dark clouds and potentially flash floods, the dinner time storm wreaked havoc on the area.  6,398 people lost power in Parsippany.  

The powerful storm has caused downed trees around the county, but many of the major highway closures were in the Parsippany area. Routes 80, 287 and 202 all had lane closures and ...

Parsippany Weather Alert

PARSIPPANY, NJ - 

Severe Thunderstorm Watch for entire TRI-STATE till 11pm. Fast moving line moving NW to SE brings torrential downpours damaging winds, lightning, possible hail, isolated Tornado Watch. 

Weather to begin around 5pm.  Looks like it started.

A Mother's Day Story

HOLMDEL, NJ:   There's a saying we've all heard, 'you can choose your friends, but not your family members'.  Well, for the Field family in Holmdel, they have a different tale to tell. It's a story about family, the selfless love of two mothers, and about dreams coming true.

Holmdel's Darlene Field says, "While on vacation in the Caribbean Island of Sint ...

Morris County Tourism/Travel Expenditures Reach $2.2 Billion. (Yes. Billion)

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Tourism Bureau is championing the power of tourism during National Travel and Tourism Week (May 6-12) by releasing new data from the 2017 Economic Impact of Tourism in NJ Study by Oxford Economics.  The report reveals a strong year for the County of Morris.

 Key highlights ...

Parents of Dangled Roxbury Kid File Lawsuit Warning

May 19, 2018

ROXBURY, NJ - The parents of a 6-year-old special needs student who, according to authorities, was hung upside down and shaken by a frustrated teacher's aide in March, filed a notice of tort claim today, the first volley of a forthcoming lawsuit.

The notice says the Landing couple intend to sue the aide, the Roxbury school board, a number of school  administrators and ...

Traffic Alert

May 19, 2018

PARSIPPANY, NJ - There was a motor vehicle accident near Exit 1 on Rt. 280 Eastbound.  A car is reported off the roadway and into the woods.  Injuries unknown.

Authorities Confirm Two Fatalities in May 17th Fatal School Bus Crash on Route 80 in Mt. Olive Township.     

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and New Jersey State Police Acting Superintendent Patrick Callahan can confirm that two individuals sustained fatal injuries as a result of the motor vehicle crash that occurred during the morning hours of May 17, 2018 on Route 80 in Mt. Olive Township, New Jersey.  

Jennifer Williamson, age 51, of Paramus, New Jersey died as a result of injuries ...

UPDATE: Part of Rt. 53 Closed Again

PARSIPPANY, NJ - 

***UPDATE TO ROUTE 53/TABOR ROAD***

More repairs are needed on RT 53/Tabor Road by JCP&L. Starting now and lasting approximately 3 hours RT 53/Tabor Road will be closed between Park Road and Park Place. 
After they complete that area, they will work on the Tarn Drive and RT 53/Tabor Road intersection. The goal is to close only the southbound lane, while ...

School Bus Crash Closes Route 80

ROXBURY, NJ - A serious accident on Route 80 in Mount Olive at about 10:30 am. - one that involves a loaded school bus from Paramus - has forced the closure of the highway, prompting Roxbury police to warn drivers to stay away from the area.

Due to the situation, traffic is being diverted onto Route 46, police said.

A witness said the school bus appeared to have ...

Roxbury's Brady Pitches Shut-out Against Parsippany

May 16, 2018

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ - Roxbury High School pitcher Donovan Brady on Monday pitched a 7-inning shut-out against Parsippany Hills, a victory that brought the Gaels' record to 13-7-1.

Roxbury scored two runs in the second inning and a third in the fifth while Brady did his part to keep the Vikings off the scoreboard. In addition to his pitching effort, Brady did well at the plate, smashing ...

Parsippany Hills Baseball Beats Parsippany High in Mayor's Trophy Game

PARSIPPANY, NJ - It was Parsippany vs. Parsippany Hills at last night's Mayor's Trophy game where Parsippany Hills came out on top 4-2.

Captain and Senior Jack Picado took to the mound and pitched 7 innings to lead the team to victory. JD Breslauer slid home to put the Vikings ahead 4-2. Nick Chraca, Kevin Minardi and Nick Verducci also ...

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ECLC Celebrates Special Education Week

May 18, 2018

ECLC of New Jersey’s school in Chatham is celebrating Special Education Week by highlighting how links with the community support our students with special needs.

The second week in May has been designated by Governor Phil Murphy as “Special Education Week” in the Garden State.  This year’s theme, “Working Together to Build a Special Future for All” ...

Sentencing in Parsippany Lab Scheme

FIVE FORMER SALESMEN FOR MORRIS COUNTY CLINICAL LAB SENTENCED FOR BRIBING DOCTORS IN $100 MILLION TEST REFERRAL SCHEME

NEWARK, N.J. – Five individuals were sentenced today for bribing doctors in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of Parsippany, New Jersey, its president and numerous ...

Active investigation into School Bus Crash on Route 80 in Mt. Olive Township   

Morris County Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp and New Jersey State Police Acting Superintendent Patrick Callahan can confirm an active investigation into a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred earlier this morning on Route 80 in Mt. Olive Township, New Jersey.  

At approximately 10:20 a.m., authorities were notified of an incident that occurred in the area of mile marker 25 on Route 80 ...

NY Times Bestselling Parenting Author Speaks with Noelle Kirchner

Hometown TV host and pastor Noelle Kirchner sat down with NYT bestselling parenting author, Dr. Leonard Sax to discuss his newest book, The Collapse of Parenting.  Dr. Sax appeared at HomeTowne TV (HTTV) in mid-April for Noelle’s latest episode of her parenting series, Chaos to Calm.

As a parent, most of us want the best for our children, and with so much ...

Click It or Ticket Coming to Parsippany

News Release

Parsippany-Troy Hills Police Department

CHIEF ANDREW MILLER

3339 Route 46 Parsippany NJ 07054 973-263-4300
Contact: Patrolman Brian Conover Tues-Fri 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM 973-263-7012 Monday, Saturday, Sunday and after hours via Headquarters 973-263-4300

Seat Belt Enforcement and Education Campaign to be Conducted Locally as Part of Nationwide
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Sun, May 20, 2:00 PM

Summit High School, Summit

Summit Symphony Orchestra Concert

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Podcast: The Royal Wedding Through the Eyes of a Brit

Olean, NY - For those interested in the Royal Wedding. Here is a TAPinto special. In their May 18 podcast, Giles Bootheway, a British citizen who teaches at St. Bonaventure University, shares his thoughts on the Royal Wedding with TAPinto Greater Olean Co-editor Richard Lee.

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The Changing Role of Freeholder

May 20, 2018

Cesaro-Dunn Team Announce Civic Education & Engagement Development (CEED)

The Number One Question We Get Asked on the Campaign Trail is this:  “What is a Freeholder?”

The CEED Initiative will eliminate that confusion and our work ethic and productivity will make it clear exactly how important a role Freeholder is.

The facts are here:

Most residents ...

Holding the line on Property Taxes is number one priority

As a candidate for Freeholder, property taxes and conservative fiscal policies are the number one priority.  I am proud of my record on the Freeholder board of having delivered 3 years of zero county property tax changes, the first time no tax increase was achieved in 20 years.

Keeping property taxes in line required an intensive line by line review of the budget and ...

Bipartisan Senate Ethics Committee: Menendez Broke Federal Law

Recently, the bipartisan Senate Ethics Committee released a scathing Public Letter of Admonition stating that Senator Bob Menendez violated federal law, broke longstanding Senate Rules, and abused his position as as a member of the Senate to advance Dr. Melgen's personal and business interests.

"Senator Menendez has a history of unethical, corrupt behavior, and the Senate Ethics ...

Congressional Candidate Tony Ghee Candidate Statement

With the retirement of longtime Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen, the good people of Morris, Essex, Sussex and Passaic Counties will elect a new representative this November. It also means that our Republican Party has a choice to make, as well.

Do we nominate a career politician in an age when most people don’t trust their government or the people serving, or do we seize this ...

The Mothers of Morris County strengthen our families and communities every day!

Candidate Statement

May 13, 2018

Contact: Aura Dunn

703-568-4627

The Mothers of Morris County strengthen our families and communities every day!

In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson declared the second Sunday of May “Mother’s Day,” and called on the nation to display the flag as a public expression of our love and reverence for mothers.

President Wilson likely ...

FREEHOLDER CANDIDATE AURA DUNN ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: REMOVING SHAME FOR ITS VICTIMS IS HOW WE END IT!

Candidate Statement by

Aura Dunn

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Contact: 703-568-4627

I had the honor this week to sit beside Partner in Justice Awardee, Karen Arakelian, at the Annual Partners for Women and Justice: Celebrate HOPE Event.  Karen is a kind-spoken and successful businesswoman.  As the owner of White House Designs in Fairfield, her work ethic is like no other.  As ...

Happy Mother's Day to All Mothers - Past, Present and Future

As a digital marketer I am on social media quite a bit, but on a day like today I get a hole in my heart and a pit in my stomach.  Everyone with best wishes in mind, is wishing a Happy Mother's Day and posting pictures of their kids and gifts and breakfasts in bed.  But my first thoughts are always my friends, who lost their mom or even worse, friends that lost their ...

Vote Aura Dunn for Freeholder

May 14, 2018

Dear Editor,

I would like to thank Aura Dunn, for your April 29 Call to Action for Autistic Adults.  Dunn’s laser focus on the issue and ability to identify the immediate need tells me she is just the problem-solving voice Morris County needs on the Freeholder Board.  What’s more, her fresh perspective, compassion, and understanding of  the day-to-day struggles ...

Do kids need to be part of the policy debate?

LD35 Senator Nellie Pou (Paterson) cause quite a stir this week related to the NJ-11 Congressional Campaign. Let’s review. Pou called into question Jay Webber’s consistent voting record against legislation to support women…

“Why Webber would not support countless pieces of legislation that would have ensured equal pay
for equal work as well as equal access to ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Steve Lenox of TAPinto Paterson

This week's feature will focus on TAPinto Paterson's franchisee, Steve Lenox. Find out how the current owner of a public affairs firm went from a former State Director for Senator Frank Lautenberg to a proud TAPinto franchisee for New Jersey's third largest city.

 

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