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U.S. News & World Report: Parsippany High School Ranked No. 107 in NJ

May 3, 2021

PARSIPPANY, NJ  - Parsippany High School, with an overall score of 86.32/100  in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of “Best High Schools.” ranked No.88 in this year's New Jersey standings.

The ranking released last Tuesday puts Parsippany High School at No.2,442 in the national standings and No.107 in New Jersey. Nearly ...

U.S. News & World Report: Parsippany Hills High School Ranked No. 88 in NJ

PARSIPPANY, NJ  - Parsippany Hills High School, with an overall score of 88.96/100  in U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of “Best High Schools.” ranked No.88 in this year's New Jersey standings.

The ranking released last Tuesday puts Parsippany Hills High School at No.1,971 in the national standings and No.88 in New ...

Parsippany Middle School Student Named "Music Student of the Month"

May 13, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ  - An eighth grade student from Central Middle School, Janhavee Kulkarni, was among the students honored s the Mayo Performing Arts Center Music Students of the month of May as Outstanding Vocalists. Students were from Morristown, Washington Township, Rockaway, Randolph, Parsippany, Kinnelon, Chatham, Pequannock and Mendham.

Janhavee was nominated ...

The Morris County Library Reopens to the Public Today

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The Morris County Library has reopened to the public beginning today, May 4. The library will no longer quarantine returned material and fines will continue to be waived.

The public may now browse the entire first floor of the library which includes the following areas:

Reader services
Children's section
Music and media

In addition, the circulation ...

Morristown Festival of Books Hosts 2021 Teen Writing Contest

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morristown Festival of Books has announced the theme of this year's Teen Writing Contest. The theme will be: Quarantine Chronicles & Pandemic Dreams.  High school students from New Jersey are invited to submit fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or an essay (up to 1,200 words) on the theme.

The annual Festival has the power to challenge, transport, and ...

The Primary Election is June 8, 2021; Morris County Has 17 Ballot Drop Box Locations with 1 in Parsippany

May 11, 2021

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Primary Election is June 8, 2021. 

Currently, there are 17 Ballot Drop box locations throughout Morris County. Additional locations may be added before the location, stated Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi. The Ballot Drop boxes are all outside and under surveillance 24/7. The boxes are Red, White and Blue and Say "Morris County Official Ballot Drop ...

Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany Hosting Free Food Distribution on May 15th

May 8, 2021

PARSIPPANY — Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany will be holding a free food distribution on Saturday, May 15.

The goal of the effort, taking place from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Parsippany PAL Youth Center, 33 Baldwin Road, is to help relieve "the financial strain put on families during this pandemic," said Laura Wohland, Club President.

They will be distributing over 100 ...

Parsippany's Budget: An Emergency $5 Million Dollar Note, A Council's Concern and Mayor Soriano's Response

May 14, 2021

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany's Council may disagree on issues at times, but when it comes to Mayor Soriano's proposal to take out a $5 million dollar loan, they are all united in their concern.

All four Council members have expressed concern over Mayor Soriano's budget proposal that includes the Township taking out a $5million dollar loan. The council was unanimous in voicing their ...

Parsippany Town Hall, Municipal Buildings Will Reopen to the Public May 24th

PARSIPPANY–The Towship of Parsippany-Troy Hills will be reopening its municipal building to the public at the end of May.  This also means, as earlier reported by TAPinto, that there will be a return to in-person meetings.

Town hall announced today that it will reopen its doors to the public on Monday, Monday, May 24 for regular business. Town Hall and all municipal buildings will ...

Parsippany Town Council Meetings are Back In-Person Beginning May 18th

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council will resume in-person meetings starting Tuesday, May 18th.  The meetings will begin at 7:00 p.m.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the meetings will be moved to the Parsippany PAL Youth Center at 33 Baldwin Road in Parsippany.

Pandemic Over? Murphy's Major Reopening Announcement

TRENTON, NJ - What a difference a weekend makes. Governor Murphy has begun a wide-ranging lift on COVID-19 restrictions in New Jersey according to his press conference today. He has been under tremendous pressure by elected officials across the state to reopen New Jersey. Presumptive Republican Candidate for Governor, Jack Ciattarelli, has repeatedly called on Murphy to reopen New Jersey.

Parsippany Green Team Asks Residents to Clip it and Leave it

May 10, 2021

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Green Team wants residents to cut their lawn and leave the clippings there.  The Cut It & Leave It: Environmentally-Friendly Lawn Care campaign has begun as the Green team strives to get the message out to the general population.

According to the team, "Grass clippings are a major part of New Jersey’s municipal solid waste ...

Community Conversations with Morristown Medical Center: AFib, Heart Health and Stroke Prvention

May 10, 2021

The community is invited to participate in a Facebook Live Community Conversation with Morristown Medical Center about AFIb, Heart Health and Stroke Prevention. The conversation will take place on Tuesday, May 11 at 12noon 

People with atrial fibrillation (AFib) are five times more likely to have a stroke than the average person. On the next Community Conversation, Atlantic Medical Group ...

Morris County Community Vaccination Program is Reaching the Homebound

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - The Morris County Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program is a program that finds, contacts and inoculates residents in Morris County who may not be able to leave their homes. The program, according to officials has reached more than half of the 800 residents targeted since April.

“These are people whose names came to us either through nutritional programs, ...

Parsippany Animal Shelter Has Kittens for Adoption

May 9, 2021

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Animal Shelter has kittens available for adoption.

They currently have 4 kittens looking for homes. They are approximately 8-10 weeks old, spayed/neutered, and have age appropriate vaccines. They are all very affectionate and playful.

If you are interested in meeting any of them, please fill out our adoption application via the link below. Once processed and ...

Parsippany Summer Camp Registration is Going on Now

Summer is right around the corner, and Parsippany's Recreation Department can't wait to welcome you back! New Jersey has announced updated summer camp guidelines, and all of Parsippany's Summer Camp activities will follow these guidelines, to make sure everyone is having fun, and staying safe. 

Spots are filling up fast for both programs, so sign up now before ...

Morris County Narcotics Task Force Arrest of Parsippany Man Yields a Quarter Kilogram of Cocaine and Loaded Handgun

May 6, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ - A 30 year old Parsippany man has been arrested on a host of drug related charges.

Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll, Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, and Chief of Detectives Christoph Kimker announced the arrest of Jeremy Mayes, 30, of Parsippany Troy-Hills, by the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office Special Enforcement Unit/Narcotics Task Force in a ...

Sink Hole on Parsippany's Edwards Road Causes Chaos

May 12, 2021

PARSIPPANY, NJ - A sinkhole near 1100 Edwards Road in Parsippany caused the Fire department and Gas company to head to the scene.

It appears the sink hole was formed from a broken sewer pipe.  The gas company on the scene was for a high pressure main in danger. 

This according to breaking news alerts.

Body of Missing 21 Year Old Madison Student Has Been Found; Said Morris County Prosecutor

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The body of missing Madison student Ajay Sah has been found, announced Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll. Sah was a foreign exchange student from Nepal was attending Drew University. He was reported missing on January 22, 2021.

Sah was last seen on the campus of Drew University on January 19, according to police. Reports indicate that he traveled by NJ transit ...

Parsippany Softball Beats Madison at Thursday Afternoon Game

May 14, 2021

MADISON, NJ - Madison (6-6) lost to Parsippany, 5-0, on Thursday. Gwen Tuhy had a pair of hits for the Dodgers.

Jenna Devens had two hits, scored two runs and had two RBI for Parsippany.

Madison will travel to face Morris Catholic on Friday, May 14.

 

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Parsippany Beat Chatham 5-0

CHATHAM, NJ - Jenna Devens hit a home run and also pitched a two-hitter in leading Parsippany to a 5-0 softball win vs. Chatham on Monday at Shunpike Field.

Kayla Friedman and Sophie Koehler had the base hits for Chatham (8-4). Julia Yukniewicz struck out eight and walked one in pitching the route for the Cougars. Parsippany now stands at 6-2.

 

 

 

 

 

Parsippany High's Lady Redhawks Beat their Rivals Lady Vikings at the Mayor's Trophy Game

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Parsippany Lady Redhawks defeated the Par Hills Lady Vikings in the Mayor's Trophy Cup game.

The game took place at 6pm on Friday April 30th at Parsippany High School.

The Lady Redhawks won the game with a shutout of 9-0.

It was also Senior night where the seniors got honored before the game. 

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Mastrangelo's Tax Cutting Agenda A Threat To Local Union

May 13, 2021

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May 13, 2021

Stronger Foundations Launches Baseless Negative Attack

MONTVILLE,,NJ - It must be May, because the down-and-dirty attacks have begun. Late yesterday, a false information text was sent to District 26 voters by Stronger Foundations Incl, attacking Tom Mastrangelo.

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Modernizing IT Security

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Lincoln of Wayne: Three Generations Build One of Nation's Top Car Dealerships

May 13, 2021

WAYNE, NJ -- General Manager of Lincoln of Wayne, Peter Spina, Jr., spoke with TAPintoTV about the dealership’s unique history being a third-generation, family-owned business.

Spina’s grandfather, Gaspar Spina, started selling cars in the 1950s and established the dealership in 1962.

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CareOne's EVP and CNO Share their Thoughts on Nurses Day 2021

May 13, 2021

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Each May we celebrate the birthday of the pioneer of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale. From the start of her career, Florence Nightingale was challenged with crisis such as Cholera and the trauma of war. These crises provided a deep desire to improve care and conditions for her patients. The birth of the modern ...

The Gift of Getting Older

Today is my dad, Joe Ali's, 80th birthday and in a quest to find some older pictures of him to post on Facebook, my youngest son and I waffled through old picture albums.  The old school kind where the photos are taped individually to the pages.  He wanted to know why so many of them were yellow and so I had to explain to him that it is what happens to things that get ...

New Jersey Date Night: Stroll Through These Gorgeous Gardens

May 13, 2021

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

There’s always something growing in New Jersey, be it excitement for warmer weather or the flowers in everyone’s yard. Celebrating springtime in the Garden State requires a garden date. We have so many options at our fingertips — possibilities guaranteed to inspire romance and ...

UPDATE: Colonial Pipeline Restarted Operation; Normal Delivery Rate Expected the Coming Days

May 13, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again. 

“Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue ...

Local Journalists Grapple with New Era of ‘All Politics is National’

Like it or not, the idea that “all politics is local'' is no longer reality. Instead, local government has been poisoned by the toxic political environment once confined at the state and federal levels.

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The Benefits of Local Advertising

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - When marketing your services or products, the best place to start is right in the community you serve. Your local community is full of potential new and returning customers, and that market is essential for you to sustain and grow. 

Local marketing is trending, and now more than ever it is important for your business to be prominent in your local market.

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TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...

Veteran TAPinto Franchisee Launches TAPinto Raritan Bay

SAYREVILLE, NJ - Longtime TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood franchisee John Mooney is taking his talents to the banks of the Raritan. After spending years growing TAPinto Scotch Plains-Fanwood into one of the networks top 5 most-visited sites, Mooney is officially launching TAPinto Raritan Bay, covering Sayreville and South Amboy, N.J.

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Fighting Fatigue: How To Sleep Better And Longer

Getting a good night’s sleep plays a vital role in your overall health. Sleeping recharges your body and brain to help prepare and energize you for each new day. On the other hand, sleep deprivation can cause a slew of problems, including memory issues and an increased risk for car accidents.

According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults aged 26-64 need seven to nine hours of sleep ...

Is Your A/C Summer-Ready? 12 Things to Check Before the First Heat Wave

Soaking in the summer sun is part of the fun of the season. But if you don’t have a cool home to retreat to, that heat can start to feel overbearing. Make sure your A/C (or swamp cooler!) can handle any heat wave this summer with these 12 tips, plus guidance on how to know when to call in the pros.

 

Before beginning preparation steps for either an air conditioner or swamp ...

4 Unique and Meaningful Ways to Decorate for Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to think about decorations that will brighten up your home as well as show Mom that she’s a unique, valued person in your family. With a few simple touches, it’s easy to create meaningful decorations that highlight the things that she loves best. Here are four great ways to add some color and style to Mom’s favorite ...

Bringing Spring Inside: Adding Pops of Color in Every Room

As the weather warms up, spring colors are arriving in home décor trends. Whether you’re inviting guests over in person or continuing your distanced Zoom calls, you’ll want to incorporate pops of spring color into every room of your house. Fortunately, adding color doesn’t have to break the bank, and you can easily experiment with the best way to invigorate your spaces ...

Celebrating Mother’s Day: 4 Ways to Make Mom Feel Special

Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to tell the caregivers in your life how special they are. By highlighting Mom’s favorite things in your celebrations, you’ll be able to shine a light on everything unique about her. If you’re looking for interesting ways to host a Mother’s Day celebration for a group, big or small, here are four memorable events that will leave Mom ...

The Best Natural Deodorants for the Toughest Workouts

Chances are, your wellness journey includes some heavy-hitting workouts, and a good deodorant is key to feeling confident after every session. Mainstream products can contain harmful ingredients that may actually be blocking some of your body’s natural processes as well as potentially causing health problems down the road. If you’re ready to switch to a more natural product but are ...

Understanding SPF for Healthy Summer Skin

As we head outside to take advantage of the warmer weather, skincare and sun safety should be top priorities. While the sun’s rays provide countless benefits, the ultraviolet (or UV) components of sunlight are damaging to our skin. A sunburn from overexposure isn’t just temporarily painful - the UV rays that cause a burn are doing long-term damage to your skin cells that’s ...