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Alzheimer’s Association Calls for Action as NJ Nursing Home Crisis Grows

May 27, 2020

FLORHAM PARK, NJ — As COVID-19 continues to threaten the health of millions in New Jersey and throughout the country, evidence also continues to demonstrate that nursing homes and assisted living communities are being ravaged by the pandemic.

The Alzheimer’s Association recently released guidance urging lawmakers to implement new policies to address the nursing homes and ...

Lake Hopatcong Algal Bloom Reports to Be More Nuanced, says State

ROXBURY, NJ – As area residents and businesses wait to see if Lake Hopatcong will be impacted by a harmful algal bloom (HAB) for the second consecutive summer, the state today announced a change in the way it will provide that information.

The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) said it will be using a new color-coded health alert index this year “to provide the ...

Roxbury and Red Cross to Host Blood Drive

ROXBURY, NJ –The township is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a community blood drive.

The event will take place June 25, from 3:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at the township Senior Center on Eyland Avenue in Succasunna.

Individuals can schedule an appointment to give blood with the American Red Cross by visiting RedCrossBlood.org, using the Red Cross Blood Donor ...

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Have You Seen Prince?

May 18, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ - Township residents are being asked to keep an eye out for a cat that went missing Sunday in the Poet's Peak section of Ledgewood.

"Prince" was last seen sometime after 11 p.m. near Conkling Road, around the corner from his home on Cooper Drive. "He's an indoor cat, very timid and shy," said owner Valerie Swan. "He is also groomed like a ...

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Tune In to The Todd Leonard Radio Show Featuring NY JETS Legend Marty Lyons

Click here https://toddleonardshow.com/2020/05/28/the-todd-leonard-show-featuring-ny-jets-legend-marty-lyons/ to watch this past Sunday’s Radio Show on WMTR 1250AM, which featured NY JETS Legend, Marty Lyons.

He not only had a stellar college and NFL career, but in 1982 he created the Marty Lyons Foundation which has granted almost 8,000 wishes to very sick kids.

His ...

Tune In to The Todd Leonard Radio Show Featuring Nestor Bedoya, Owner of Chef Fredy's Table

Click here https://toddleonardshow.com/2020/05/12/the-todd-leonard-show-featuring-nestor-bedoya-owner-of-chef-fredys-table/ to listen to this past Sunday’s Radio Show on WMTR 1250AM, which featured Nestor Bedoya, the co-owner of Chef Fredy's Table in Morristown.

He has done many incredible things to lift up the community and help others in need, including creating the ...

Why Should You See a Financial Advisor?

The social distancing and stay-at-home orders necessitated by the coronavirus have led many of us to feel isolated. Still, we’ve fought back through social media, “virtual” gatherings and walks in the neighborhood, where we could greet friends and neighbors (from six feet away).

But when you’re dealing with the financial effects of the virus and you’re investing ...

How Should You Put Recovery Payment to Work?

You may have received, or soon will receive, a payment from the government as part of the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. How can you make the best use of what you receive?

First, here’s what to expect: If you file taxes as a single person, you’re eligible for a one-time payment of up to $1,200, but this amount decreases if your adjusted gross ...

The CARES Act and Your Retirement: What You Need to Know Now

"Rich, like many folks our age, my wife and I have been doing a lot of thinking over the past few weeks as this whole coronavirus situation has played out. It’s a scary time for retired folks like us: in our mid 70s and both with a few underlying health conditions. We’ve been managing our health just fine up until now, but with COVID-19 circulating so freely, we’re a lot ...

Why Do People Buy Annuities?

Annuities are insurance-based financial vehicles that can provide many benefits sought by retirement-minded investors. There are a number of reasons why people buy annuities.

Deferral of taxes is a big benefit, and so is the ability to put large sums of money into an annuity — more than is allowed annually in a 401(k) plan or an IRA — all at once or over a ...

Protect Your Health: Do Not Put Off Important Medical Care

The safety of patients and team members is Atlantic Health System’s top priority. To make sure emergency departments across Atlantic Health’s hospitals remain safe for every patient who enters, reconfigured processes and facilities are in place to optimize safety and improve the patient experience.

All care is delivered with strict rules around social distancing, universal mask ...

FirstEnergy Deploys Internal Avian App to Streamline Bird Protection Efforts

FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) has deployed an app that allows utility personnel to report avian issues in real time, streamlining the process to protect nesting birds and enhance electric service reliability. The app arms field workers with the ability to submit photos and answer key questions using a drop-down menu to report the locations of bird nests or other bird-related issues along the ...

Roxbury Students Named to Bucknell Dean's List

May 29, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ - Three Roxbury residents made the spring semester dean's list at Bucknell University.

A student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a scale of 4.0 to receive dean's list recognition. The students are Karly Forker, class of 2022, from Landing; Melissa Ocampo, class of 2020, from Landing and Vincent Antoniello, class of 2022, from ...

Garrett Temples Graduates from Paul Smith's College

MOUNT ARLINGTON, NJ - Garrett Temples of Mount Arlington, graduated this month from Paul Smith's College.

Temples earned a bachelor's degree in fisheries and wildlife science from Paul Smith's located in the Adirondacks in upstate New York.

Ledgewood's Boon Inducted into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

ROXBURY, NJ - Olivia Boon of Ledgewood was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society. Boon was initiated at University of Delaware.

Boon is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year. Membership is by ...

Congratulate Your Graduate with Milestones on TAPinto

May 20, 2020

Graduation season is upon us and that means celebrating your graduate’s accomplishments and honors.  TAPinto Milestones gives you an easy and affordable way to honor your graduate.  You can submit a note of congratulations, highlight achievements and submit photos.  Your Milestone post will be posted on the TAPinto site of your choosing and stay there forever.  ...

Power Up Your Content Marketing on TAPinto Roxbury

ROXBURY, NJ - Businesses and organizations using the TAPinto Roxbury do-it-yourself system to submit material for publication can now also use the system to post a promotion on the popular TAPinto Roxbury Facebook page.

The new feature enables businesses, nonprofits and others who purchase guaranteed publication of a press release, real estate listing, event listing, milestone, ...