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Gov. Murphy to Send 135 National Guardsman to Florida to Support Relief Efforts

September 30, 2022

TRENTON –Today, 135 New Jersey National Guardsmen have been deployed to Florida to support relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Ian, which made landfall yesterday as a Category 4 storm, announced Governor Murphy. In addition, 40 military and support vehicles will be sent to assist in the hurricane storm response, the Governor stated.

Assistance is provided through the ...

Linden High School Football Standout Dies Weeks After Injury During Game

LINDEN, NJ — The Linden community is deeply saddened by the death of a Linden High School (LHS) football running back, who sustained a traumatic brain injury in the September 9 game against Woodbridge High School.

Xavier McClain, a sophomore at LHS, died Wednesday night, according to Linden Mayor Derek Armstead.

McClain had been hospitalized and on life support since he was ...

New Jersey to Increase Offshore Wind Goal Announced Gov. Murphy

NEW YORK – New Jersey's Offshore wind goal has increased by nearly 50 percent to 11,000 megawatts (MW) by 2040, announced the Governor's Office. Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 307 increases the state’s current goal of 7,500 MW, also directs the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to study the feasibility of increasing the target ...

12 Municipalities File COAH Suit Against Governor

NEW JERSEY — Twelve municipalities have joined together in a lawsuit against Gov. Phil Murphy for a failure to appoint members to the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH).

Beach Haven, Bordentown, Chatham, East Hanover, Egg Harbor, Fairfield, Freehold, Jackson, Mahwah, Montvale, Readington, Sayreville​ and Cranfod are the municipalities listed in the suit. 

This ...

Hopatcong Man Facing Murder Charges Has Case Dismissed

NEWTON, NJ—After two years, a Hopatcong man who was facing murder charges, had his case dismissed on Thursday. Nicholas Powers, 26, walked away a free man after prosecutors had his indictment charges dismissed using doctors’ findings that Powers’ confession would not hold up in trial because Powers has been diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome.

State Superior Court Judge, ...

NJ Murder-Suicide Claims Two Lives

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — Two people died in an apparent murder-suicide Wednesday at a home on an ordinarily quiet street in the Fords neighborhood, authorities said.

Police found an “unresponsive woman” collapsed in the front lawn at 21 Soren Street at 4:37 pm after cops were sent to investigate 911 reports about gunfire on that street. The unconscious woman apparently sustained at ...

Two-Year-Old Girl Dies after Heart Attack; Had Been in Car Unattended

FRANKLIN, NJ. – Authorities are continuing to investigate the death of a two-year-old girl who they say suffered a heart attack after she was left unattended in a vehicle on Tuesday, according to Somerset County Prosecutor John P. McDonald.

The following account was provided by McDonald:

Franklin Township Police responded to a call via Fire radio of a child in cardiac arrest at a ...

Arrest Made in Summit Woman's Murder by Stabbing

NEWARK, NJ - Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens II and Newark Public Safety Director Fritz G. Fragé announced that Ramunas Katkus, of Summit, has been arrested for the murder of Angelika K. Miles, 28, of Summit.

Katkus is being charged with murder, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose, and unlawful possession of a weapon.

On Friday, August 26, at 3:45 a.m., ...

New Jersey Jackals to Leave Yogi Berra Stadium

LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- THe New Jersey Jackals professional baseball team announced Wednesday that they will no longer call Yogi Berra Stadium home. 

The team will continue the 2022 season at the stadium until the last game on Aug. 25. 

The Frontier League team will remain under its current ownership and will continue its relationship with Major League ...

Summit Man Found Unresponsive Outside Train Station Passes Away

SUMMIT, NJ - A 35-year-old Summit man found unresponsive and lying on a bench outside the Summit train station has died, the City has announced.

The Summit Police Department responded to a report of an unconscious man at a bus stop outside the Summit train station at approximately 2:50 a.m. today (Aug. 12). Upon arrival, officers found an unresponsive male lying on a bench and ...

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Gov. Murphy to Send 135 National Guardsman to Florida to Support Relief Efforts

September 30, 2022

TRENTON –Today, 135 New Jersey National Guardsmen have been deployed to Florida to support relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Ian, which made landfall yesterday as a Category 4 storm, announced Governor Murphy. In addition, 40 military and support vehicles will be sent to assist in the hurricane storm response, the Governor stated.

Assistance is provided through the ...

Linden High School Football Standout Dies Weeks After Injury During Game

LINDEN, NJ — The Linden community is deeply saddened by the death of a Linden High School (LHS) football running back, who sustained a traumatic brain injury in the September 9 game against Woodbridge High School.

Xavier McClain, a sophomore at LHS, died Wednesday night, according to Linden Mayor Derek Armstead.

McClain had been hospitalized and on life support since he was ...

New Jersey to Increase Offshore Wind Goal Announced Gov. Murphy

NEW YORK – New Jersey's Offshore wind goal has increased by nearly 50 percent to 11,000 megawatts (MW) by 2040, announced the Governor's Office. Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 307 increases the state’s current goal of 7,500 MW, also directs the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to study the feasibility of increasing the target ...

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New Jersey Should Abandon its Costly and Unrealistic Energy Master Plan

Almost three years ago, Governor Murphy released the state’s Energy Master Plan with great fanfare.  A so called roadmap for the state to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions and fundamentally transform the economy by 2050.   The only thing the EMP will accomplish will be to make energy unaffordable for New Jersey consumers and businesses.

 After much fanfare, the Board ...

PROTECT PARSIPPANY TAXPAYERS:   Reject Expensive Anti-Competition Mandate

An Open Letter to the Parsippany-Troy Hills Mayor and Council members: 

 

My name is Samantha DeAlmeida and I am the President and CEO of the N.J. Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors (“ABC”).  ABC is a national association representing 21,000 merit shop construction and construction-related firms in 69 Chapters across the United States.

Project Labor Agreements will Hurt Parsippany Taxpayers and Businesses: Tell Mayor and Council to Reject Expensive and Discriminatory Labor Scheme

It may come as a shock for the taxpayers of Morris County to learn that Mayor James Barberio and some of the Parsippany Council are seeking to raise the cost of public works projects and discriminate against local Parsippany businesses and workers.  However, their recent ordinance that mandates costly Project Labor Agreements (PLA’s) will do just that.

This week, Mayor Barbiero ...

New Jersey's Reintroduction to Regional Rail

NEW JERSEY — Thousands of New Jerseyans every year take the regional Amtrak train, mostly from Newark, Metropark and Trenton.

The regional trains are a step below the faster, more expensive Acela, and a step above New Jersey Transit trains trundling locally along the same main line between New York City and Philadelphia (with SEPTA).

Over the decades, I had taken the regionals ...

FirstEnergy Drone Safety Game Takes Flight

Teens and tweens typically view drones as fun-to-use, exciting toys. With more youngsters taking to the skies, it is important they know that a drone is a real aircraft that may pose serious risks if used near power lines or other electrical equipment. 

To help educate young pilots and their parents, FirstEnergy has teamed up with a game developer to create The Drone Safety Zone, a ...

National Preparedness Month: Act Today, Stay Safe Tomorrow

Each September is National Preparedness Month, a time to shine a light on the importance of preparing for emergencies before they happen. 

One of the most common emergencies is severe weather, which can cause tree damage, broken poles, downed power lines and sometimes even lengthy power outages. While Mother Nature can be unpredictable, each of us can take steps to minimize the impact the ...

FirstEnergy Named Top Utility for Economic Development by Site Selection Magazine for Fourth Year in a Row

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), parent company of Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), has been named by Site Selection magazine as one of the nation's leading utilities in promoting economic development for the fourth year in a row, helping to attract nearly 22,000 new jobs and $5.4 billion in third-party corporate facility investment in its six-state service area in ...

JCP&L Installs Guards to Protect New Jersey Bald Eagles

To safeguard New Jersey’s bald eagle population, Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has installed protective devices on electrical equipment in areas near known bald eagle nests in Hamburg Township and near Culver Lake (Frankford), both in Sussex County.

The protective system includes the use of guards that prevent birds from ...

Why ask your doctor to do your taxes?

If there is one piece of advice, I can give worth all the bitcoin in the world…here it is.  

If you work in a small office or business and management approaches you with … “Hey you seem to know a lot about technology, how would you like to manage our technology?  You can be our tech person!”    

Politely say no thank you and ...

Parsippany's Public Labor Agreement Mandate Will Cost Taxpayers Millions

September 25, 2022

Dear Mayor Barberio and Town Council members,

Since I have not had a response from any of your offices to my recent email on the subject of PLA's for Parsippany, and the next Town Council meeting is scheduled for October 4th, which is the holiday of Yom Kippur and the holiest day of the year for people of my faith, and I therefor cannot be in attendance at Town Hall to speak directly to ...

Lake Hiawatha Library New Building Project

To the Editor:

I would like to alert all Parsippany residents that our Town Council is facing a decision right now that will affect the quality of our lives for years to come. In 2020, the Parsippany Library System was awarded a three million dollar New Jersey State Library Construction Bond Grant to build a new library in Lake Hiawatha. Matching funds were approved by Town Council and ...

Grand Opening Celebration For New Non-Profit 'Clean Water Cafe' To Take Place Monday, October 3rd

September 29, 2022

Liquid Church, one of New Jersey’s fastest-growing Christian churches, has announced the public Grand Opening of a new not-for-profit and one-of-a-kind coffee shop in Parsippany, New Jersey called the Clean Water Cafe. The new cafe will open on Monday, October 3rd and is located just inside the church’s Morris County Campus at 299 Webro Road. In addition to serving up breakfast, lunch ...

Project Labor Agreements: A Winning Formula for Parsippany Construction Projects

When you're driving by a construction site, do you ever wonder how all those moving parts meld together in an organized and coherent effort?

How do all those construction workers seem to approach the task with a single-mindedness that later results in a grand new structure?  On a well-run project, the secret is a Project Labor Agreement.

Project Labor Agreements (PLA) bring order ...

Empower The Village Honored Successful Black Entrepreneurs with ‘North Star’ Awards and Hosted ‘Power Hitters’ at Inaugural Power Swing Classic Golf Event

A celebration of economic empowerment and entrepreneurship was in full swing last month when Empower The Village, Inc. (ETV), a New Jersey-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with a 25-state footprint, hosted its inaugural Power Swing Classic & North Star Awards golf tournament and fundraiser at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster, NJ.  Over 140 golfers and ...

Parsippany Inducts First Students into The National Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Honor Society (NSTEM)

September 30, 2022

PARSIPPANY, NJ - On the evening of September 28th, 2022 the Parsippany-Troy Hills School District (PTHSD) inducted the first cohort of students into The National Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Honor Society
(NSTEM). Directed by STEM Supervisors Rachel Villanova and Kelly Curtiss, PTHSD became the first NJ high
school district to have a chapter of NSTEM in ...

Parsippany School District Makes Niche’s 2023 List of ‘Best School Districts’ in NJ

PARSIPPANY, NJ — The Parsippany School District has placed at #35 out of 243 of the “Best School Districts in New Jersey” ranked by the school  search platform Niche.

Niche gave the district an overall grade of A.

Niche says that it compiles its rankings based on series of factors, including ratings from students and parents.

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Representatives from 125 Colleges and Universities Take Part in a Regional College Fair at CCM on Sunday, Sept, 25.

RANDOLPH, NJ - Starting to consider what college you might want to attend? Interested in knowing what academic offerings are available to build a rewarding future? Representatives from more than 125 colleges and universities from around the U.S. will be taking part in a Regional College Fair at County College of Morris (CCM) on Sunday, September 25, from noon to 3 p.m.

The fair provides a ...

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Mon, October 3, 9:00 AM

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Book and Media Bag Sale

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Mon, October 3, 7:30 PM

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PHS Project Graduation Meeting

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The One of Kind Ed Mosberg Has Passed Away

September 23, 2022

On Wednesday evening, longtime Parsippany resident Ed Mosberg passed away.  He was 96 years old and a Holocaust survivor.  He was famous in Parsippany for developing the Powder Mill area.  He was alot of things to alot of people, but to me, he was someone who changed my life.  It wasn't because we worked together or were part of the same family......or ...

Mayo Performance Arts Center Presents The Robert Cray Band

MORRISTOWN, NJ - The mix of Blues, Soul, and Rock' n' Roll filled the air at the Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) on September 16th when The Robert Cray Band entertained a filled house.

Robert Cray, the five-time Grammy winner, inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame, and winner of the Americana Music Awards Lifetime Achievement for Performance, has transformed traditional blues into a ...

Introducing Parsippany Board of Education Candidates Cogan, Von Achen, and Shappell

October 3, 2022

Please consider Alison Cogan, CPA, Kendra Von Achen, and Michelle Shappell as your top candidates for the upcoming Parsippany Board of Education (BOE) election on Tuesday, November 8th. Alison and Kendra are current members of the Board of Education and Michelle is hoping to join them. There are three BOE seats required to be filled and seven candidates running for ...

Gov. Murphy to Send 135 National Guardsman to Florida to Support Relief Efforts

September 30, 2022

TRENTON –Today, 135 New Jersey National Guardsmen have been deployed to Florida to support relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Ian, which made landfall yesterday as a Category 4 storm, announced Governor Murphy. In addition, 40 military and support vehicles will be sent to assist in the hurricane storm response, the Governor stated.

Assistance is provided through the ...

TAPinto Journalists Named Finalists in the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists Awards

NEWARK, NJ — TAPinto journalists and their original, hyperlocal stories are finalists in the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists 2022 Excellence in Journalism Awards Contest.

"TAPinto is honored to be recognized for the outstanding journalism produced by TAPinto owner/publishers," TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro said. "At TAPinto, it's about ...

TAPinto Kenilworth Publisher to Perform in Local Musical

KENILWORTH, NJ — Not having a plan is part of Telina Cuppari's plan.

"I'm the most impulsive person in the world," Cuppari, the owner and publisher of TAPinto Kenilworth, said. "I've always been spontaneous. I'm more of a go-by-the-seat-of-your-pants kind of girl. I don't like planning."

Earlier this year, Cuppari saw an article on ...

TAPinto Wayne Celebrates 1 Million Pageviews and Counting in 2022

WAYNE, NJ — TAPinto Wayne and its owner/publisher Jon “Ferris” Meredith are celebrating two milestones — 1 million pageviews, and counting, in 2022, and the third anniversary of his TAPinto franchise, which he launched on his birthday, September 9, 2019.

It’s the second time in three years  that the local news and digital marketing ...

Tips for Small Businesses to Get Media Exposure

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — Small business owners have faced unprecedented challenges during the last two years. Many have had to rethink their whole business model altogether. Communicating with customers and clients is more important now than it’s ever been.

The pandemic has changed the way we conduct our daily lives. Protecting public health meant changing how many businesses ...

Benefits of Owning a TAPinto Local News & Digital Marketing Platform

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ — TAPinto owner/publishers own their own business while building equity. They make money, while making their own schedules and achieving work/life balance.

“It’s on my terms, it’s on my timetable,” Bobbie Peer, owner/publisher of TAPinto Berkeley Heights, TAPinto Basking Ridge, TAPinto New Providence, TAPinto ...