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Union County Freeholders Remind Residents of Free Mobile App to Connect Residents with Recycling Information

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders urges residents to download Recycle Coach to get reminded of their curbside recycling schedule, learn about upcoming county recycling events, get advised of any changes or interruptions to service and learn the best ways to recycle.  The free app is designed to help make recycling and solid waste information more accessible to County residents and ...

Union County’s New #SmashItDontTrashIt Campaign Makes New Green Energy from Old Halloween Pumpkins

Union County residents can put their Jack o’ Lanterns to good use after Halloween by participating in Union County’s new Pumpkin Recycling Program. The pumpkins will be collected by Union County and other local governments and brought to an organic waste recycler in Elizabeth, where they will be transformed into green energy.

“The Pumpkin Recycling Program is an easy, ...

Freeholder Board Announces New “Rest Easy Caregivers Grant Program”

November 24, 2020

New grant program authorizes Federal CARES Act funding to assist families of children with disabilities & special needs.

The Union County Freeholder Board is pleased to announce the new “Rest Easy Caregivers” grant opportunities for families in need of assistance in caring for children with disabilities and special needs during the COVID-19 outbreak. Approximately $1 million of ...

Healthgrades recognizes Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center for hallmark specialties

Newton, Chilton & Hackettstown medical centers score Five-Star ratings in treatment for an array of medical conditions

MORRISTOWN, NJ– NOVEMBER 2020 – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center were again recognized in the top five percent of hospitals in the nation for the clinical specialties for which they are nationally and ...

A Veterans Day Message From the TAPinto Springfield Publisher

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — On this Veterans Day, we want to thank America's sailors, soldiers, airmen and marines for the sacrifices they have made to our Country, their dedication to service and their commitment to defending our nation. We offer our thanks and gratitude to the families of veterans who selflessly support our 'Hometown Heroes', with a special shout out to our veteran ...

Local Models Wanted for Photo Shoot in Millburn

MILLBURN, NJ - TAPinto Millburn/Short Hills is seeking local adults and kids to model for an upcoming photo shoot. Photos will be used for a long-term publicity and marketing campaign to include websites, social media, digital and print advertising, brochures and event banners.

Our client is a new chiropractic/physical therapy practice based in downtown Millburn.

Name of the client, ...

Gov. Murphy Addresses Verbal Confrontation During Family Outing in Red Bank

November 24, 2020

NEW JERSEY — A video has heavily circulated showing Gov. Phil Murphy being loudly confronted Saturday night at a Red Bank restaurant while he was outdoors dining with his wife and the rest of his family. 

At least two women reportedly approached the governor’s table during the encounter. Murphy was out eating with his wife, three sons and daughter.

One woman in the video, ...

Poll Finds Mixed Views on Remote Learning in New Jersey

A new statewide poll found that New Jersey families want a better remote education experience for their children who have been forced to forego in-person learning as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

The poll, conducted by Global Strategy Group on behalf of JerseyCAN and the New Jersey Children’s Foundation, also identified stark racial and income disparities in access to the ...

Rutgers Recruiting Participants for J&J Phase 3 COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers will enroll as many as 2,000 participants from the university community and throughout the state to test a potential COVID-19 vaccine.

The university is a clinical trial site for Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson’s phase 3 clinical research study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Janssen’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

Study ...

Community Conversations: Healthy Holiday Decisions

The seasons of gratitude and giving can also come with some real dietary challenges. On this Community Conversation, Dr. Elkin Nunez, director of endocrinology at Atlantic Health System's Morristown Medical Center, will share some important tips to help those with diabetes make healthy holiday decisions.

 

Worried about Memory Decline? Screening Can Ease Your Mind

Memory loss can be scary. People often ignore worrisome changes in thinking and behavior as they age, but it’s important to find out what is causing the changes. If you are among the 10% of seniors who develop Alzheimer’s disease, you can learn about treatments to slow its progression and manage symptoms.

As a cognitive neurologist who helped develop Atlantic Health ...