Activities with Ashley

Join GSNNJ Program Manager Ashley Giammona on Fridays at 3:30 p.m. for Activities with Ashley, hosted on our Facebook page

Each week, girls will learn a new craft or activity that they can do at home. And, these crafts will incorporate the four pillars of Girl Scouting: Life Skills, Entrepreneurship, Outdoors, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). 

May 29, 2020: STEM Banjo Craft
Building on our previous harmonica-making activity and considering what we learned about soundwaves, we'll will make a new instrument—a banjo!

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Join GSNNJ Program Manager Ashley Giammona on Fridays at 3:30 p.m. for Activities with Ashley, hosted on our Facebook page.

Each week, girls will learn a new craft or activity that they can do at home. And, these crafts will incorporate the four pillars of Girl Scouting: Life Skills, Entrepreneurship, Outdoors, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).

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My Country is One of Love, Unity and Equality

July 10, 2020

My Country.

Ladies, gentlemen, friends, and family:

I came upon this July 4th, this Independence Day with a heavy heart. I looked around my country that I thought I loved and cherished and I saw brokenness, hurting, disunity, and unloving all around. I saw people who would rather distinguish each other on skin color over character, physical geography over personal experience, and appearance ...

Removing Signs is a Violation of Free Speech and the First Amendment

Dear Editor,

1st amendment and Chatham New Jersey don’t work “Perfect together” …  Tom Kean Sr. 

I found this very disturbing.  Today Monday July 6th while driving up Main Street in Chatham Boro I witnessed and took pictures of a Chatham DPW worker removing Rosemary Becchi Political signs off of Main Street in said Borough.   The sign behind ...

Attempted Removal of Christopher Columbus Monuments

When I was informed of a planned protest to take down the monument of Christopher Columbus that was so proudly erected in Parsippany after the hard work of UNICO members back in 1992, my blood boiled.

These dedicated and passionate Italian Americans work hard to this day to help their communities in so many ways. You ask why? Because they are grateful for the opportunities this great nation ...

Police training focus on self-defense could reduce shootings under new legislation

July 10, 2020

TRENTON, N.J. – Police shoot less when they have the right training. That’s why Assemblymen Brian Bergen and Gordon Johnson introduced bi-partisan legislation Thursday to dramatically improve police training in New Jersey.
“Police officers only reach for their weapon as a last resort. Without proper self-defense training, it becomes the last resort faster than it ...

Joey Bella Memorial Fund, Inc. On-Line Fundraiser

Under normal circumstances, today and tomorrow the JBMF Board members and volunteers would be working very hard to set-up our annual events.  We would be anxiously and excitedly awaiting your arrival under the big tent, and we would be enjoying the best two nights of the year as we danced, laughed, and raised money for families in need.  

However, as you know, due to ...

Statement on Protecting Senior Freeze Savings and Today's Assembly Vote on the State Worker Furlough Plan

Parsippany - Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce issued the following statement on New Jersey's Senior Freeze savings program and the impact of today's Assembly vote on the revised State Worker Furlough Plan:

"The Governor’s reworked version of the Legislature's state furlough plan was a major disappointment. Our original bill, passed unanimously in May, would have saved ...

Ridge High School Speech and Debate Team Announce Online Summer Program

Ridge Forensics Team announce Online Summer Institute in Speech and Debate!

The Ridge Forensics Team, the state championship interscholastic speech and debate team for Ridge High School, Basking Ridge, is excited to announce an expanded 2020 online Summer Institute in Speech and Debate.  The annual event serves as a fundraiser to help the team with their travel and tournament expenses ...

NJ Accountant and Tax Coach Explains How Strategic Planning Can Save Businesses Money

July 9, 2020

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur spoke with Ethan Hundley, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Tax Coach (CTC) about his firm and how he can help clients proactively structure their taxes to save money.  Brodeur and Hundley spoke via video conference from East Main Media’s studio, which has been reconfigured to accommodate ...

Turn Back the Clock on Voting By Mail

June 29, 2020

There is nothing more important to an honest representative democracy than protecting the legitimacy of our elections. You not only have the right to vote, you have the right to know as a legal voter that your vote will be counted and that those who are not permitted to vote, are prohibited from doing so.

Over the past few years in the U.S there has been a tremendous push for mail in voting.

NJ Farmers Markets Adjust to New Way of Shopping During Pandemic

July 10, 2020

NEW JERSEY — As New Jersey moves into new phases of reopening after the COVID-19 lockdown, farmers markets are adapting to our new socially distanced “normal.”  

In towns across the state, market managers have implemented new business practices to keep both vendors and customers safe. Designated as essential businesses early in the pandemic, some expanded their footprint ...

Search Party Ends in Treasure Recovery at Barnegat Bay Beach

July 4, 2020

BARNEGAT, NJ – A Barnegat man using a metal detector came to the rescue of a distraught township resident -who lost her rings at the Barnegat Bay Beach.  Alicia Bivens says she offered Tom Panik a reward for recovering her treasured keepsakes, but he refused to take it.

“He told me just to pay it forward,” said Alicia. “He had the biggest smile after he saw how ...

Lake Hiawatha Man Pushed onto Train Tracks

July 1, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ - NJ TRANSIT police have arrested an East Orange man for pushing another man onto the train tracks at the Dover station late last year.

The victim, a Lake Hiawatha resident, told police that on Dec. 3, 2019, he was on the platform awaiting a train to Morristown when he began to assist another customer at the ticket vending machine. The victim said a man approached and demanded ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Kathy Cryan of TAPinto Union

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of July 2020 is Kathy Cryan, who owns and operates TAPinto Union.  With a background in business, Cryan has amassed a very large readership, routinely breaking 150,000 pageviews per month with more than 3,500 residents subscribed to the free daily newsletter and almost 5,000 followers on Facebook, while building a profitable online ...