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Info Sought on Wandering Dog Found in Ledgewood

November 11, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ - Roxbury Animal Control is looking for the owner of a dog that was found Sunday in Ledgewood.

The brown and white female dog was found in the area of Raritan Avenue and Mary Louise Avenue. She had no collar and no microchip.

"Residents on Raritan Avenue found the dog after 11 p.m., and they called us first thing this morning," said Roxbury Animal Control ...

Donations Needed for Sick Dog Found in Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ – Donations are being sought to help fund medical care for “Walter,” a dog that was found wandering around Landing earlier this month.

The male dog is being treated at The Animal Hospital of Roxbury in Ledgewood. He was taken there Oct. 21 by Roxbury Animal Control Officer Susan Blanchard who – with a helper – used Burger King Bacon Double ...

Advice & Opinion

Putting Together a Plan of Care

"It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark." Howard Ruff

Perhaps one of the most difficult conversations you'll have as an adult child is talking about end of life preparations with your parent. For many seniors, this conversation is as hard as the one about having to move to a full-time care facility.

But because, a senior's health can fail suddenly and ...

More Families Living Under One Roof

Before moving a senior loved one into your home, make sure all family members buy into the idea and understand the looming expectations and challenges. Then put a plan in place that will help ensure harmony under one roof.

Q. I’m thinking of moving my 90-year-old father in with the family. Is this common and what should I know?

Multigenerational living is on the increase. As a ...


Tip: What’s in a Name? If you fail to name a beneficiary on your IRA, it may be much more difficult for your beneficiaries to ‘stretch’ the inherited IRA over their lifetimes.

The Investment Company Institute reports that there is roughly $7.9 trillion in Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA). To help put that in perspective, that’s nearly half the annual gross ...

The Problems with Probate

Many people have heard they should avoid probate, but few understand what probate is and how the process works.

What Is Probate?

Probate is the legal process that wraps up a person’s legal and financial affairs after their death. During the probate process a person’s property is identified, cataloged, and appraised. In addition, probate makes certain any outstanding debts ...

Life Events Can Lead You to See a Financial Advisor

Over the years, you’ll experience many personal and professional milestones. Each of these can be satisfying, but they may also bring challenges – especially financial ones. That’s why you may want to seek the guidance of a financial professional. Here are some of the key life events you may encounter, along with the help a financial advisor can provide:

New job ...

Don’t Change 401(k) Mix During Market Drops

As you’re well aware, we’ve seen some sudden and sizable drops in the financial markets in 2019.

While market volatility is nothing new, the recent plunges happened during a period of general political and economic unease. Still, it can be harmful to overreact to such events – especially if it means making radical changes to your 401(k).

And yet, many people do just ...

Atlantic Health System Opens Trio of Services in Byram

November 7, 2019

Rehab, primary care and lab services find home in $1.3 million renovated space

BYRAM TWP., NJ – NOVEMBER 4, 2019 – Atlantic Health System this week opened a trio of much-needed services – primary care, rehab and laboratory – together in a prime retail location conveniently accessible to township residents as well as commuters travelling between Sussex and Morris ...

Announce a Wedding, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Graduation, Reunion and More with Milestones on TAPinto

Free for a limited time, readers can submit important milestones in their lives and those of their family, and have them published on TAPinto, enabling the community to hear about the happy news and join in the celebration. 

All published Milestones can be shared on social media directly from TAPinto.  And all Milestones live on TAPinto forever, creating a keepsake that families ...

Roxbury Soldier Among Those Honored by County Freeholders

October 25, 2019

ROXBURY, NJ – A Roxbury man was among eight military veterans honored this week by the Morris County freeholders, who presented them with Morris County Distinguished Service Medals in advance of Veteran's Day.

The Roxbury resident, Todd Stawicki, is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, according to the county. He grew up in Bridgewater and went to ...

Hazardous Item Drop-off Next Week

POMPTON PLAINS, NJ – The Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority’s free household hazardous waste drop-off event, the last one in 2019, will take place Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Pequannock Valley Park, Marvin Road, Pompton Plains, 07444, rain or shine.

County residents are invited, but not businesses.

Don’t bring latex paint because that is not hazardous. Take ...

Free Passport Photos Offered by Morris County Clerk Through September in Recognition of National Passport Awareness Month

In recognition of National Passport Awareness Month, Morris County Clerk Ann F. Grossi has announced that our office will offer free passport photos from September 5, 2019, through September 30, 2019. If you come in and need a passport photo for an application you are submitting through our office that day, you can get it free.

You should apply sooner than later if you are expecting ...