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Morris County to Hold 20th Anniversary 9/11 Remembrance Sunday Night

September 11, 2021

MORRISTOWN, NJ — The Morris County Commissioners are inviting residents of Morris County and beyond to join them Sept. 12, at 6 p.m. to observe the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with a special remembrance ceremony at the Morris County 9/11 Memorial on West Hanover Avenue in Parsippany-Troy Hills.

The event also will ...

Amtrak: Trains Through Morris County Would Link NJ, NY and Pennsylvania Colleges

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ — Returning passenger service to the former Lackawanna Cutoff rail line through Roxbury would not only benefit commuters and vacationers but also college students, said Amtrak in a recent statement.

The government-subsidized, quasi-public company is hoping to run passenger trains between New York City and Scranton, Pa. The project would entail restoring the Cutoff, a ...

Morris County’s 20th Anniversary 9/11 Ceremony Will be Held in Parsippany

MORRISTOWN, NJ — The Morris County Commissioners are inviting residents of Morris County and beyond to join them Sept. 12, at 6 p.m. to observe the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with a special remembrance ceremony at the Morris County 9/11 Memorial on West Hanover Avenue in Parsippany-Troy Hills.

Keynote remarks will be provided by ...

Single Airplane Crash at Morristown Airport; No Injuries Reported

MORRISTOWN, NJ - An single airplane crash was reported at Morristown Airport on Tuesday, May 25, according to authorities. At approximately 9am, an experimental Taylor Coot aircraft crashed upon landing on Runway 23 at Morristown Airport.

The plane, which was operated by John Loofbourrow, stated that his landing gear, although down and locked, failed on the right side and touched the runway.

April Schedule for The HOPE ONE Van

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The HOPE ONE van will be making several stops in Morris County this month.

The remaining April schedule for the van is as follows:

April 13; Morris County Courthouse in Morristown; 9am - 2pm
April 14; Super Savor Liquor in Mount Arlington; 9am - 2pm
April 15; Jefferson Diner in Jefferson; 
April 17; Kiwanis Club of Roxbury; 9am - 12noon
April 19; ...

Treacherous Roads The Centerpiece For a Tuesday Storm

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – For those waiting for the big snowstorm we have been deprived of over the past couple of years, the wait will need to continue.  Two storm systems developing this week will provide some white winter weather for a good part of New Jersey, but neither storm is showing much inclination to develop into a bigger deal. 

The first system is a quick and light ...


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Jersey 1st Honors the New Jersey Victims of September 11, 2001

Twenty years is a long time, yet it seems like the life changing events of September 11, 2001, happened just yesterday.  New Jersey lost 746 residents on that day, second only to New York.

Today we honor and remember them.  We honor and reflect on the selfless acts of the firemen, police, first responders and all the individuals who emerged as heroes on that day. 

We at ...

How to Remove Spotted Lanternfly Eggs

What are Spotted Lanternflies?

Spotted Lanternflies were first spotted in the United States in 2014 in Pennsylvania. Since 2014, they have spread to more than seven states, including New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. Spotted Lanternflies are an invasive species having the potential to cause devastating damage to vegetation and agricultural businesses.

Letter to the Editor: sixth Annual Out of the Darkness Walk at Cougar Field

September 13, 2021

Dear Editor:

When I was Mayor of Chatham Township I made a concerted effort to increase the awareness of mental illness and suicide prevention. My interest in doing so stemmed from my early days on the Township Committee when I learned of a young father in town who died by suicide. Over the years we have continued to witness other heartbreaking stories in Chatham and our surrounding ...

Knights of Columbus distribute Funds Raised in Spring Drive!

The Parsippany Knights of Columbus, Council # 3680 announced the distribution of the funds raised in their April drive for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities.  Al Clark, the Knight who organizes this Annual Fund Raiser stated “This drive started in our council 30 years ago, and we are proud to say that every penny that we have raised, and it is approaching $200,000 has been ...

Theft? Addiction? Discuss public safety concerns with Sheriff Gannon

September 15, 2021

Safety is on everyone's mind nowadays, and so the Madison Republican Committee is hosting a special event: “Keeping Us Safe: an Informative Evening with Sheriff James Gannon,” on Tuesday, Sept. 28, at 6:30 pm, at The Madison Community House, 25 Cook Ave. Topics include the sheriff’s role in our community; protecting children through the RSVP program; fentanyl, substance ...

Verona High School Senior Elected Pipe Sargeant Of Morris County’s CuChullain Pipe Band

Verona High School Senior, Alexander (Alex) R. McCann has been elected Pipe Sargent of the CuChullain Pipe Band, the oldest pipe band in Morris County, New Jersey.

According to band President, John Garrity, “Alex has marched with CuChullain Pipe Band since he was old enough to walk. Five years ago, Alex took up the practice chanter, and transitioned to a full set of pipes within a year.

Table to Table's Virtual Chefs Gala with Chef David Burke On September 22

Hasbrouck Heights, NJ — New Jersey’s ‘Who’s Who’ can join Table to Table, New Jersey’s first and oldest food rescue program, at its 2021 Virtual Chefs Gala on Wednesday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m. Honorees include internationally acclaimed celebrity Chef David Burke, a trustee and supporter of Table to Table since its inception more than 20 years ago. Also ...

Fall Collaboration of the Episcopal Churches of Northern Morris County

New program explores faith’s relevance today 

MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ — How is faith relevant in my life? How do I deepen my faith? Where is God in my life? 

Beginning Sept. 22, an eight-week evening program of faith exploration and discovery will provide an opportunity to explore these questions. 

The series will include inspirational talks, discussions and ...

Rep. Mikie Sherrill to speak at Morris County Chamber Sept. 17

Rep. Mike Sherrill (NJ-11) will speak at the Washington Update Luncheon of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce Friday, Sept. 17, at the Westin Governor Morris in Morristown, 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. The event is open to chamber members and non-members alike.


Sherrill will discuss issues of importance to the Morris County business community as well as her work on critical issues such ...

Time to Look Forward to an Exciting 2021 New York Jets Season: new coach, new quarterback, and at last, fans.

The New York Jets are back at MetLife Stadium after a one-year hiatus because of COVID-19, and measures are in place to keep game attendees safe.

Fans attended training camp this summer at 1 Jets Drive after virus protocols shut their live access last year. Jets enthusiasts were excited to see the second overall pick of the 2021 NFL Draft, Quarterback (QB) Zach Wilson, interacting with players ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, September 18


National Clean Up Day



Sat, September 18, 4:00 PM

Cougar FIeld, Chatham Twp

Out of the Darkness Walk

Education Giving Back Health & Wellness


Tue, September 21, 7:00 PM


Regular Town Council Meeting


Community Organizations Launch Free Tutoring for Newark NJ Students This Week

September 13, 2021

NEWARK, NJ---TAPintoTV spoke with Jared Taillefer, the Executive Director of Great Oaks Legacy Charter School, Rev David Jefferson of Metropolitan Baptist Church, and Destiny McFarlane, the Tutorial Manager of the Newark Unites Program, about the Newark Unites Tutoring Program which launches this week.

The Newark Unites Tutoring Center provides free, high dosage tutoring and academic support ...

From Terrorist Attacks to Floods, Firefighters Union President Reflects on 20 Years Since 9/11

September 11, 2021

September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.  

I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels for my tour. While driving back the music on the radio was interrupted by a news flash that ...

It’s Apple Picking Season in NJ! How to Pick the Best Apples

September 11, 2021

NEW JERSEY — September is here, which means it’s apple picking season in the Garden State.

If you’re visiting one of New Jersey’s many pick-your-own farms for apples this season, use these tips to come home with the very best fruit:

First, get to know the varieties you’re picking. The color of a ripe apple will depend on that variety, so find out from the farm ...

Remains of Jersey City Soldier Killed in World War II Identified

September 14, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The remains of a World War II soldier from Jersey City have finally been identified, according to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA).

According to accounts, in the fall of 1944, U.S. Army Pvt. Stephen C. Mason was assigned to Headquarters Co., 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division. In an operation called Operation Market Garden, the unit ...

New Jersey Transit Cop Reunites Lost Child with Worried Parents

JERSEY CITY, NJ - An 11-year-old boy from Houston, Texas, who got separated from his parents by accidentally boarding a Tonnelle Avenue bound train at Exchange Place over the weekend was reunited with his family after a NJ Transit K9 Officer and local citizens found him.

K-9 Officer Michael Brown, who took part in a system-wide search for the boy once the parents alerted NJ Transit, ...

Through Partnership, Uber and Lyft Will Provide Ride Service to Residents Who Lost Transportation as a Result of Tropical Storm Ida

TRENTON – Uber and Lyft, in conjunction with United Way Worldwide and NJ 211 will provide access to free and discounted rides to New Jersey residents who lost a personal vehicle as a result of Tropical Storm Ida, Governor Murphy announced. 

“Nobody should have to worry after a natural disaster how they will get to essential places like the grocery store and medical ...

Seton Hall Says Remains of Student, Friend Found After Tropical Storm Ida

September 12, 2021

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ __ The body of a Seton Hall University student and her friend were recovered and identified this week after going missing during Tropical Storm Ida, the university said.

Nidhi Rana was a first-year commuter student and was last seen with her friend, Ayush Rana, in her hometown of Passaic, an area hit hard by flood, Seton Hall said.

On Friday, officials announced the ...

Movement, Meditation, and Nature: 5 Tips to Alleviate Stress

Stress has a negative impact on our mental and physical health. It can cause various physical ailments like headaches, stomachaches, tight muscles, fatigue, and even high blood pressure. Mentally, stress can make it difficult to concentrate or create memory problems.

But in our busy society run by the pressure of work, family, and the need to do more, how do we alleviate stress?

There are ...

Fall Flavors: Cooking With the Season’s Bounty

With spring and summer on their way out, it’s time to start looking ahead to fall, and one of the best parts of this time of year is cooking with all the great seasonal fruits and vegetables that thrive in these cooler months.

If you’re unsure what’s in season in September or don’t know what to do with the piles of produce-lining grocery store shelves, look no further.

How to Ensure Your Furnace Is Ready for Winter’s Cold Nights

The cooler nights of September are the perfect reminder to get your furnace ready for the long winter ahead. Any work on HVAC can be intimidating, and professionals should handle most tasks, but there are steps you can take to keep the heat on this winter.

We’ll look at some ways to prep your furnace for winter and the situations that call for expert help. With some preventive ...

Prep Your Home for Winter With These Easy Fall Tasks

There’s nothing quite like the weather in autumn. With the heat of summer finally breaking, it’s time to start enjoying more time outdoors and keep the windows open. With favorable weather, it’s easy to forget the cold and dark nights of winter looming ahead.

Luckily, there are several steps you can take during the fall to help prepare your home for the harsh conditions of ...

Easy, Crowd-Pleasing, and Seasonal: 5 Side Dish Recipes for Fall

September brings with it a host of fresh produce: grapes, apples, leeks, brussel sprouts, cauliflower, lettuce, mushrooms, parsnips, and so much more! There are tons of delicious, in-season fruits and veggies ripe for whipping up mouth-watering side dishes. If you’re wondering how you’ll incorporate seasonal produce into your fall meals, here are a few of the best recipes for your ...

Say Goodbye to Summer With a Blowout Bash

As summer wraps up, it’s tempting to transition to cozy fall gatherings right away, but don’t move too quickly! Having a “goodbye summer” party is a great way to celebrate the last fresh, vibrant colors, sounds, and flavors of summer with your friends and family. So pull out the last of your summer décor and try these tips for making the most of your final summer ...

5 Tasty, Healthy Food and Wine Pairings

Light salad or grilled salmon make for delicious dishes perfect for the warm evenings of summer. Plus, those long summer days leave even more time for designing the ideal dinner. The hardest part may not be collecting the recipes or the cooking—and definitely not the eating—but rather finding the perfect wine to drink along with it!

If you’re looking to wow a partner, family, ...

Feeling Stuck? Here Are 5 Ways To Find Motivation

Are you having trouble finding motivation in your life? There may be a change in your daily routine, or you could be going through a stressful time. There are many reasons you may be in a rut and unable to complete even the simplest tasks.

Don’t get down on yourself! Here are a few tips on how to find that inner motivation and complete your to-do lists.

Time Management

The first ...