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County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Commended for Saving a Life While Off Duty

June 4, 2020

MORRISTOWN, NJ – Morris County Prosecutor’s Office officials honored a prosecutor’s office detective on June 3 for saving the life of a woman who appeared to be trying to take her own life.

Morris County Prosecutor’s Office (MCPO) Detective Luis Goncalves was traveling on Route 3 in Lyndhurst on May 20, returning from an investigation, when he observed a female sitting ...

Flanders Gas Line Work Might Affect Roxbury Drivers

MOUNT OLIVE, NJ - A heads-up to Roxbury motorists who usually take South Hillside Avenue en route to Flanders: Road closures in that area are expected from next week through the end of July.

That's how long it is expected to take NJ Natural Gas to install new gas lines in the Flanders section of Mount Olive, said police. They said the project will require 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekday ...

Sounding the Alarm; Need for Nurses and Medical Professionals in Morris County

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morris County is looking to hire registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and medical professionals immediately. The county has put out an emergency call for paid job openings during the COVID-19 health crisis

"Operation Save-a-Life", created by the County Office of Emergency Management will develop a roster of available medical ...

Morris County Inmate Has COVID-19 says Sheriff

MORRISTOWN, NJ – An inmate at the Morris County jail is in medical isolation today after testing positive for COVID-19, said the county Sheriff’s Office.

The announcement about the infected inmate came about 90 minutes after the Sheriff’s Office announced that, in compliance with a state Supreme Court order, it was giving early release to 28 non-violent offenders. The inmate ...

Morris County Corrections Officer Tests Positive for COVID-19

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  One officer at the Morris County Correctional Facility has tested positive for COVID-19, announced the sheriff's office in a press release. The officer is now self-isolating and ultraviolet light cleansing and special cleaning was done in the facility, said the sheriff's office.

All employees at the county jail were required to begin taking their own ...

Drive Through COVID-19 Testing Center Coming to CCM

RANDOLPH, NJ- Morris County, in coordination with the State of New Jersey, has begun the process of creating the infrastructure of a drive-thru coronavirus testing site which will be located in a parking area at the County College of Morris (CCM). 

Residents may already see the presence of tents that are being erected at the site, which is expected to serve only persons who have ...


MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Department of Human Services is continuing to provide essential programs and services required by the county’s most in-need residents during this difficult period as we all face the coronavirus outbreak.

However, in response to the Covid-19 virus, which requires a public health need for social distancing, ...

Morris County Adopts Temporary Policy for Essential Government Operations

MORRISTOWN, NJ - In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, which requires a public health need for social distancing, including limiting public access to government buildings, the Morris County Board of Freeholders has approved a temporary policy to address the operation of county government.

The intent of the Freeholders is to allow government to continue to provide essential services for ...

No Weddings By Me says Morris County Clerk in Virus Clampdown

MORRISTOWN, NJ - (A prior version of this story was inaccurate). Some heartbreaking news for you Morris County lovers planning a spring wedding by County Clerk Ann Grossi. The clerk announced Monday that, thanks to the coronavirus outbreak, she will be performing no weddings until further notice.

Despite your pledges to stick together in sickness or in health, the clerk ...

Morris County Surrogate's Office Moving Operation On-Line to Protect Public From Potential Virus Germs

MORRISTOWN, NJ - In an effort to be proactive in managing concerns about coronavirus, the Morris County Surrogate’s Office is moving to technology based service effective immediately. 

In order to protect members of the public and county employees from exposure to the virus, Morris County Surrogate Heather Darling is requesting that those needing to use our online forms ...


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Little Dog Found in Succasunna

June 3, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ - (Update: This dog and its owner have been reunited) A small female dog was found this morning in Succasunna and Roxbury Animal Control Officer Sue Blanchard is looking for its owner.

The gray and white female, with no collar or chip, was found by a newspaper delivery person on Unneberg Avenue, Blanchard said.

She is asking anyone with information about the dog's owners to ...

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Tune In to The Todd Leonard Radio Show Featuring Linda Graziano, Canvas of Hope

Click here to watch this past Sunday’s Radio Show on WMTR 1250AM, which featured Linda Graziano, who founded Canvas of Hope to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), which provides vitally important research, advocacy and support to those facing blood ...

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

Click here 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 ...

Getting Through the Pandemic: You’ve Got Resources

As we go through the coronavirus pandemic, with its constant threat to personal health and its devastating impact on the economy, it can be hard to find a silver lining. But if there is one, it’s that government agencies, private businesses and nonprofit organizations have contributed, in one way or another, to helping relieve some of the stresses – financial, physical or emotional ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three from Roxbury Make East Stroudsburg University Dean's List

June 5, 2020

ROXBURY, NJ - Three studens from Roxbury were among the 1,802 students named to the spring semester Dean's List at East Stroudsburg University, according to Joanne Bruno, J.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs.

The students are Marc Bain, an English major from Ledgewood, Gabrielle Keuscher, a Special Education/Early Child major from Ledgewood and Alexandra ...

Roxbury Students Named to Bucknell Dean's List

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.

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, ...