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Nine Facts About Retirement

Tip: Nearly 70% of workers expect to work for pay in retirement, but only 26% of retirees actually have done so. 
Source: 2018 Retirement Confidence Survey, EBRI

Retirement can have many meanings. For some, it will be a time to travel and spend time with family members. For others, it will be a time to start a new business or begin a charitable endeavor. Regardless of what approach ...

The Cost of Procrastination

Some of us share a common experience. You’re driving along when a police cruiser pulls up behind you with its lights flashing. You pull over, the officer gets out, and your heart drops.

“Are you aware the registration on your car has expired?” 

You’ve experienced one of the costs of procrastination. Procrastination can cause missed deadlines, missed ...

Local News: Real Stories About Us

For a dozen years I was a news columnist at the state’s largest newspaper and in the decade prior to that, I was its editor in charge of all local news.

I semi-retired from that company in December and wrote a farewell column expressing gratitude for being able to make a living doing something I loved for more than 40 years.

In that continued spirit, here is my inaugural column for ...

Financial Gifts for Valentines…of All Ages

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. This year, consider going beyond the flowers and chocolates and think about providing financial-related gifts to your loved ones of all generations. 

Here are some gift possibilities to consider:  

For your spouse or partner – Your income – both today and in the future – may be essential to the ability of your ...

Review Your Fixed-income Strategy as Interest Rates Rise

When interest rates rise, the value of your fixed-income investments, such as bonds, will typically fall. If this happens, how should you respond? 

First of all, it’s important to understand this inverse correlation between interest rates and bond prices. Essentially, when interest rates rise, investors won’t pay you full price for your bonds because they can purchase newly ...

Snow: Let Your Kid Drive in It!

ROXBURY, NJ - We are about to be walloped by a snowstorm. 

Many parents with a new driver at home will see the storm approaching and instinctively decide to not allow their kids to get behind the wheel until the snow's been cleared.

They might want to rethink that.

When it snows, it's the perfect opportunity for parents to take the newest driver in their ...

Before Heading to Campus, Be Sure to Schedule That Vehicle Maintenance

Campus life is about to start in a few short weeks.  While you may be thinking books, laptops and meal plans, don’t forget about scheduling the “family moving van” for some timely service.

Whether your college destination is 40 or 400 miles away, an oil change or new tires should be considered before getting on the road this semester.

Many college kids are heading to ...

AtlantiCast: Episode 24

On this week’s AtlantiCast, meet the newest chairman of the American Hospital Association, learn about a breakthrough in heart surgery at Morristown Medical Center, celebrate a year of innovation at Atlantic Health System and see some tips to stay flu free.


AtlantiCast: Episode 23

On this week’s AtlantiCast, find out why it’s easier than ever to receive care at Atlantic Health System, the Morristown Medical Center’s Heart Success program reaches a milestone in the fight against heart failure, quality healthcare that protects the environment and kicking off the holiday season with the Festival of Lights.


Will You Answer the Call? A Proud Family's Plea for Fire Service Volunteers

February 12, 2019

Dear Editor,

It is a bitterly cold evening and while the wind chill makes it -20, I’m nestled in our cozy home where I can hear the fireplace crackling from the other room. My three little girls are tucked into bed, and I’m too tired to worry about the mess of dinner, dishes and leftovers in the kitchen.

This is the time that my husband and I have set aside to spend ...

Amanda Blanchard of Roxbury Makes William Paterson Dean's List

February 20, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury resident Amanda Blanchard made the fall 2018 Dean's List at William Paterson University, the school has announced.

Blanchard, of Kenvil, met the university's Dean's List requirements by carrying a minimum of 12 credits and earning a grade point average of at least 3.45.

Samantha Murray of Roxbury Makes Alvernia Dean's List

ROXBURY, NJ - Succasunna resident Samantha Murray was named to Alvernia University's Dean's List for the fall 2018 semester. As a Sophomore in the fall, Murray studied Health Care Science at Alvernia and played on the school's soccer team. 

To be eligible for the Dean's List at the Reading, Pa. school, students must carry a semester GPA of 3.5 or better and ...

Three from Roxbury Area Attain Rochester Institute of Technology Dean's List

ROXBURY, NJ - Several Roxbury area students were recently named to the fall semester Dean's List at Rochester Institute of Technology.

The students are Joelle Marston of Succasunna, who is in the environmental sustainability, health and safety program; Sammi Chan, of Wharton, who is in the mechanical engineering program and Emanuel Pappaterra of Landing, who ...

Press Releases

Mark Di Ionno Joins TAPinto as Featured Columnist

February 20, 2019 CEO and Publisher Michael Shapiro has announced that Mark Di Ionno has joined TAPinto as a columnist with his first piece. Di Ionno, who wrote for the Star Ledger, is a Pulitzer Prize finalist for commentary and author of five acclaimed books including his latest novel, “Gods of Wood and Stone”.

“We’re excited to welcome a writer of Mark’s ...

Modern Healthcare Recognizes Women Leadership at Atlantic Health System

Atlantic Health System, one of Fortune Magazine’s Best Places to Work for Women, is proud to announce Amy Perry, CEO, Hospital Division & SVP, Integrated Care Delivery, Atlantic Health System, was recently named to Modern Healthcare’s Top 25 Women Leaders list.

The list is compiled every two years and honors women from all health care industry sectors. In celebrating ...