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Not Too Late for Delicious 4th of July Specials from Vespucci's Marketplace

June 30, 2022

EAST HANOVER, NJ - Vespucci's Marketplace in East Hanover has announced delicious specials for the 4th of July weekend.

They are offering specials on hamburgers, London broil, sirloin steaks, sausages, Angus bone in rib-eye, hot dogs, jalapeno cheddar dogs and so much more!

Visit Vespucci's Marketplace at 90 Ridgedale Avenue in person or call ahead at 973 500 3990.

Dave Portnoy Comes to Parsippany for a One Bite Review of Tabor Pizza

PARSIPPANY, NJ - Parsippany got some celebrity excitiment when Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy visited Tabor Pizza for one of his famous pizza reviews.

Portnoy has also been to other nearby establishments like Nonna's Pizza in Florham Park and the Reservoir Tavern in Boonton.

He praised the pizza at Tabor pizza for being thin despite the establishment having a 'thinny thin' ...

You Can Pick Your Own Peaches Right Here in Morris County

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ - From July through September, it is the prime time to pick your own peaches right here in New Jersey.  

Lucky for Morris County residents, there is a local farm in Chester that offers daily peach crop picking. You can pick them directly from the tree. Check online for daily crop availability.

Local Farm:

Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Ln., ...

Vespucci's Marketplace Has Delicious 4th of July Specials

EAST HANOVER, NJ - Vespucci's Marketplace in East Hanover has announced delicious specials for the 4th of July weekend.

They are offering specials on hamburgers, London broil, sirloin steaks, sausages, Angus bone in rib-eye, hot dogs, jalapeno cheddar dogs and so much more!

Visit Vespucci's Marketplace at 90 Ridgedale Avenue in person or call ahead at 973 500 3990.

Free Food Distribution in Parsippany on Friday June 17th

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The free food distribution will take place in Morristown on Thursday June 16 from 1pm - 2pm. at Bishop Nazery Way (59 Spring Street in Morristown). There will be meat, produce, breads, canned and dry foods.

A distribution will take place on Friday in Parsippany on 299 Webro Road from 10:30am - 11:30am

Summer Grilling Recipe: Mediterranean Burgers

MORRISTOWN, NJ -ShopRite’s registered dietitian, Shelbi Thurau, has shared a simple recipe as Memorial Day quickly approaches. Tonight's recipe is Mediterranean Burger.

Ingredients

2 russet potatoes, cut into wedges
1 package Certified Angus Beef patties
4 French brioche hamburger buns
1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup tzatziki sauce, plus more for ...

Peanut Butter Recall Expands to Include Fresh Cut Fruit and Vegetable Pacs with Jif Peanut Butter

The recall of Jif products has prompted Fresh Del Monte to recall fresh cut fruit and vegetable products containing ready-to-eat Jif peanut butter packs. The peanut butter within the packs has been recalled due to the potential presence of Salmonella contamination.

Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly ...

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Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

JCP&L, FirstEnergy Remind Public to Have a Safety-First Summer

With the Fourth of July fast approaching and the summer months upon us, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), and its parent company, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), are reminding the public to be cautious of potential electrical hazards associated with popular outdoor activities. Celebrating responsibly will help keep customers safe and the electricity flowing reliably this ...

ICYMI: Real Talk With Fernando Uribe Hosts Jersey City Councilwoman Amy DeGise

Last week on Real Talk With Fernando Uribe, Fernando welcomed Jersey City Councilwoman Amy DeGise to talk about issues in Hudson County, NJ, and other political hot button topics that affect New Jerseyans. 

Uribe and DeGise talk about Liberty State Park and the upgrades that are being planned to it. However, there is some hesitancy as the bill that was brought by Senator Stack is a bit ...

Bridging the Gap Co-Hosts Interview 16 Year Old Entrepreneur From Toms River NJ

There is nothing more American than running your own business, with your unique brand and style. Whether you are 16 or 116, having your own business is one of the single best sources of upward mobility in our society. Last week on Bridging the Gap with A.J. Mellilo and Steven Rumbolo, the co-hosts, sat down with Sarah Ahmed of Toms River East High School to discuss her business ...

ICYMI: Fernando Uribe Hosts Assemblywoman Bethanne McCarthy Patrick to Discuss New Jersey's Proposed 2023 Budget

It is late June, and in New Jersey, that means one thing and one thing only: It is budget season. The fiscal year ends on June 30th in New Jersey, and our Legislature needs to have a budget ready for the Governor’s signature by that date to ensure that our government remains funded. If they do not, the state government shuts down. A government shutdown would result in the closure of many ...

ICYMI: The Nader Narrative Hosts Jim Carter from the America First Policy Institute

The economy is crashing in ways that were almost unimaginable just 4 years ago. In 2019, the Dow was over 36,000, inflation was under 2%, and wages were soaring. And then the downslide came. Unconscionable spending, along with poor energy policy, lead to an economy in freefall. Inflation is almost 9%, the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates at speeds not seen since the 1990s, and the last ...

ICYMI: The Nader Narrative Hosts Jonathon Gilliam - Assessing the Threat in Schools

Places we once regarded as safe havens- churches and schools- can turn dangerous in an instant- as is evidenced by recent shooting in Uvalde, Texas. While police waited outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde for 77 minutes, a shooter killed 19 children and two adults. In light of those tragic events, Elizabeth Nader of the Nader Narrative on Jersey 1st TV sat down with security expert Jonathon ...

VIDEO: Patriotic Group Hangs Flags on Parkway, Baseball Field Ribbon Cutting, Residents Awarded for Art and Police Academy Graduation

July 1, 2022

NEW JERSEY - A group of patriotic residents hang flags on a Garden State Parkway overpass ahead of July 4th. Plus, a new baseball field ribbon cutting. Also, two residents are awarded for their art contributions. And, a police academy graduation.

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland Bank and Bag Up ...

VIDEO: Cornhole Champions, Firefighters Save Ducklings, Teachers Honored for Fellowship Graduation and Gearing Up for July 4th

NEW JERSEY - A town crowns cornhole champions. Plus, firefighters rescue stranded ducklings and reunite them with their mother. And, several teachers honored for their fellowship graduation. Also, one town gears up for a massive July 4th celebration. 

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland ...

VIDEO: Stevens Student Recognized by NASA, Police Department Celebrates 138 Years, Union County College Renamed and 6th Graders L.E.A.D.

NEW JERSEY - A Stevens Institute of Technology student is recognized by NASA. Plus, a police department celebrates 138 years. And, Union County College gets a new name. Also, 6th graders graduate from the L.E.A.D. program. 

TAPinto's Kristina Behr has today's Now in New Jersey, Powered by TAPinto, brought to you by Lakeland Bank and Bag Up ...

Garden Savings FCU Partners with Local Radio Station to Support Habitat for Humanity

July 1, 2022

Garden Savings Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey with branches in Newark, Dover and South Orange, is helping to build homes for local communities in the surrounding areas. The credit union has partnered with WDHA FM (105.5 FM) to help support Habitat for Humanity and build homes for people in need.  “We love supporting Habitat for Humanity and the great work ...

Empower The Village Celebrates Juneteenth, Black Artists and Economic Empowerment at 4th Annual ‘For The Love of Art’ Show

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The second annual Juneteenth federal holiday weekend was celebrated in spectacular fashion, as Empower The Village Inc, a New Jersey-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, showcased Black excellence in the arts and hosted over 200 attendees at their annual For The Love of Art: A Juneteenth Celebration of Justice & Joy, an art show and fundraiser at the ...

Viking Pest Control, Local Exterminator Offers Discount on Award-Winning Mosquito, Tick, and Spotted Lanternfly Services

Viking Pest Control (Viking Pest), an award-winning pest control company based in Basking Ridge, N.J., was rated top 10 in the country for pest control and top 5 for mosquito and termite service by Forbes Home, and best in the country for sustainability by The Spruce. In celebration of this recognition, Viking Pest is offering new customers a $50 discount on all services.

In addition to the ...

Parsippany High and Parsippany Hills Thank Sponsors of Project Graduation

June 21, 2022

PARSIPPANY, NJ - In addition to thanking the Parsippany-Troy Hills Board of Education and the Parsippany-Troy Hills Transportation Department, the Parsippany High School and Parsippany Hills High School would like to thank the sponsors of this year's Project Graduation.

See the attached image for the list of sponsors.

Women's Club of Parsippany Hosting Tricky Tray Event on July 12th

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Women's Club of Parsippany-Troy Hills is hosting a Tricky Tray event on Tuesday, July 12th to benefit the Parsippany Education Fund.

There will be great prizes including designer bags, tickets to local attractions and gift cards.  

The event will be held at the Parsippany PAL.

Parsippany Board of Education Meeting Will be on June 21st

PARSIPPANY, NJ - The Township of Parsippany-Troy Hills is holding a Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, June 21st.  The meeting information and agenda is listed below:

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TUESDAY, June 21, 2022 CLOSED SESSION 6:00 PM

REGULAR SESSION 6:30 PM

Parsippany Hills High School

20 Rita Drive

Morris Plains, NJ  07950

For the purpose ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, July 5, 7:00 PM

Parsippany

Town Council Agenda Meeting

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Wed, July 6, 8:30 AM

Parsippany

Blood Drive

Police Need Your Help...Can You Identify This Person?

July 5, 2022

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ -  The Morris County Sheriff's CrimeStoppers is asking residents to help identify this man. According to police, between the hours of 7:30pm on June 29 and 2am on June 30 a suspect pried open the door with a tool and entered a series of office and commercial buildings.

The suspect covered up security cameras or turned them off, according to police.

One office had ...

Sign Up for July TAPinto Ownership Opportunities Webinar

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro will be holding an informational webinar on July 13, 2022, at 12:30 p.m. for anyone who may be interested in owning/operating a TAPinto local news and digital marketing platform.

"TAPinto has become the dominant player in the local news and digital marketing space," Shapiro said. "I look forward to our July ...

Veteran Journalist James McQueeny Joins TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto is announcing veteran New Jersey journalist James McQueeny is joining TAPinto as News Around New Jersey Managing Editor and Columnist.

"We are thrilled to welcome veteran journalist and public policy analyst James McQueeny to the TAPinto family. Jim brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to TAPinto," TAPinto Founder and CEO ...